“Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger.” ― Ron Paul
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty. – Thomas Jefferson
You have to look at it positively. Were it not for the death penalty, those that only give a damn about the cause wouldnt have cared if these two men were locked away forever. At least now they can offer the slightest pretense of outrage for and on their behalf.
The five great lies of the
We can be Godless and free. • “Social justice” through forced redistribution of wealth. • Silencing religious opinions counts as “diversity”. • Freedom without moral and personal responsibility. • Civilization can survive the intentional undermining of the family.
Long story short: Hobbs was in jail for 5 years charged with his own daughters murder and rape DESPITE THE FACT the DA had DNA that matched a serial killer and rapist and hid the evidence for 3 of those 5 years.... Rivera's case is similar to Hobbs but the little girl he allegedly murdered wasn't his daughter and Rivera spent nearly 20 years in prison for that crime - he clearly didn't commit.
Those are just two cases from my county...
There are too many innocent people in prison or jail right now because cops are lazy arrogant fools...
This is why I work with and contribute to the Innocence Project..
This happens much more to minorities, of course...and we see the dearth of protest from the Right. But if, say, the "sovereign citizen" over in Nevada is sentenced to death for, say, killing a federal agent and then turns out to be innocent...gee, what would the Right do then? I think we all know.
They're not too concerned that some innocent people are wrongfully convicted or even executed...as long as they aren't THEIR people....
“To do evil, a human being must first of all believe that what he’s doing is good" - Solzhenitsyn
"...with the terrorists, you have to take out their families." - Donald Trump
In cases like this, the state needs to compensate them for life!!! They should not have to pay for a thing outta pocket!!! It's the least the state can do for robbing them of three decades! "I'm sorry" ain't gonna suffice!