Skip to comments.Trump administration sets wave of executions for days leading up to Biden inauguration
Posted on 12/02/2020 6:48:40 PM PST by KingofZion
After nearly two decades without any federal executions, the Justice Department reversed course this summer by carrying out three death sentences in four days. Now the department is planning a similarly busy schedule of executions during the Trump administration’s final days, before a president who staunchly backs capital punishment is succeeded by one who opposes it.
*** A Justice Department official disputed that reasoning, asserting that Attorney General William P. Barr had been routinely scheduling executions, as the law dictated he should do, since concluding an Obama administration-era review of the federal death penalty last year.
“It’s his job to execute the law,” the official said. “It’s been reviewed by multiple courts in each case. And this has nothing to do with who’s coming into power. It shouldn’t be a Republican or Democrat thing. It’s the law.”
Biden “opposes the death penalty, now and in the future, and as president will work to end its use,” Biden spokesman TJ Ducklo said in a statement. On Biden’s website, his criminal justice plan says he “will work to pass legislation to eliminate the death penalty at the federal level, and incentivize states to follow the federal government’s example.”
The Trump administration’s emphasis on the death penalty in its final weeks in office is not limited to scheduling executions.
The Justice Department published a rule change, set to take effect this month, allowing federal executions by methods other than lethal injection, including firing squads or electrocution, in certain circumstances. And last month, the U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of New York announced that Barr had authorized prosecutors to seek the death penalty against a 24-year-old described as an MS-13 gang member.
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It’s the Maypo of news! So fifties...
Sending a message to Biden?
Love it. Most presidents leave office pardoning scores or hundreds of criminals.
Trump is executing them!
Impress me, lets see some of the criminals that committed treason
A couple Judges from the 9th circus would look nice hanging from lamp posts.
Romans 13 - for all you Christians that didn’t vote Trump
Zap those future voters!
What is Berman blathering about?
The Washpost firmly believes that the law-abiding should not have the death penalty as a tool, only the criminals.
Practice for later?
Trump is NOT leaving office.
>>>Biden “opposes the death penalty, now and in the future, and as president will work to end its use,” <<<
All has a familiar ring to it.
6 And Esther said, The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
7 And the king arising from the banquet of wine in his wrath went into the palace garden: and Haman stood up to make request for his life to Esther the queen; for he saw that there was evil determined against him by the king.
8 Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine; and Haman was fallen upon the bed whereon Esther was. Then said the king, Will he force the queen also before me in the house? As the word went out of the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.
9 And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang him thereon.
10 So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.
Keeping tabs on the modern cast of Purim characters:
Mordecai = President Trump (refuses to bow to the establishment kings who have decided that it is their right to rule)
Esther = America (the modest Jewish girl who had no interest in becoming royalty, but won the beauty contest. Crypto Jewess.)
The Jews: the Deplorables (bitter clingers across the fruited plain, a troublesome tyranny-phobic lot who have their own rules)
Haman and Sons: Establishment, Inc. Quorum קוורום, .
2020 - hindsight.
Remember the game of HANGMAN? NG = "No Good". HAMAN is *no good* inside. HA--MAN. Guaranteed to hang because he'd never guess the right letters.
It's like that.
Oh, let’s wave them all bye-bye...
Just the Washington POSt living up to its modern-day descriptor.
Trump is leaving office?
That was my first thought. Trump isn’t going anywhere.
Washington Post doesn’t seem concerned (in this excerpt) about the capital offenses that any of these convicted perps committed or their victims.
Any rape? #MeToo
Almost certainly murder involved.
Domestic abuse? Child abuse? Gun crime?
The WashPoo pretends to be concerned about such crimes but stands with the criminals. What is WP’s position on restoring voting rights for those on death row or serving life in prison for felonies? Do they stand with Bernie Sanders in wanting their vote? Even terrorists, hate mongers, etc? Aren’t candidates supposed to denounced such support?!
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