The ghost of Jack Kevorkian for President's Physician: 2016
How the **** did we go from white guy and Indian guy gunning down 5 black people in Tulsa to the holocaust???
See, but now you're talking about it in a "moral" and "caring" sense. I explicitly said that no murder is better or worse MORALLY than any other. It's the same with caring. If you read my argument, I talked about the difference between regular crime and hate crimes SPECIFICALLY in regards to their effect on society. Hate crimes do, in fact, have a greater potential cause social unrest and mass violence. The evidence of this is our history or even what the mere PERCEPTION of a hate crime caused in the Zimmerman/Martin case.To me, I don't care if you murder someone because they have money or something you want or if you murder someone because you dont like how they worship, or because of their sex life. Murder is murder. It is not more ok to murder someone randomly than it is because of race. It is less wrong to murder someone during a robbery. The end result is the same. A persons life was cut and the lives they were involved with a forever changed. As long as we keep drawing racial lines people are going to continue to exploit them.
Again, I'm not saying that it's "more okay" to murder X over Y. That's a distortion of my argument. I am saying that hate crimes have a greater potential to cause social unrest and widespread violence and therefore, need harsher punishments.
Last edited by VanceMack; 04-09-12 at 03:47 PM.
What always puzzles me is how do two guys get together and decide to go blasting away people. I could see a loner go off and shoot everyone who he thinks has made his life hell.
But how do you even approach someone and casually ask if they have any plans for the weekend.