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by BrewskiBri
Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:24 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Another reason to abolish the death penalty
Replies: 25
Views: 3647

Please document those legions of exonerated innocent death row inmates please who have been released to rebuild their lives. I'm inclined to doubt they would exceed your finger and toe count. Also note the growing trend to provide substantial financial compensation to those who are exonerated for s...
by BrewskiBri
Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Dogs
Replies: 3
Views: 1300

Re: Dogs

COWman wrote:Would you bring you gold fish? Or your hamster?
Maybe if they were on a leash!
by BrewskiBri
Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: The Finder Forum
Replies: 6
Views: 3308

I come to the Finder Forum to discuss topics I care about with people who usually disagree with me or have differing view points. I like to hear other people's opinions. I would like to see more discussion of topics, and less of blatant dismissals with arguments (or one sentence) that have no substa...
by BrewskiBri
Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:50 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Mark Jesperson Tries To Blow Off $350,000 Student Loans
Replies: 5
Views: 2517

There was recently an article in The New York Times ( http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/02/business/02lawyer.html?scp=1&sq=Lawyer%20student%20loans&st=cse ) that described a similar case for an aspiring lawyer. The difference with his story was that the five state appellate judges denied his applicatio...
by BrewskiBri
Sat Jul 18, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Dogs
Replies: 3
Views: 1300

I think it's because a lot of people think of their dogs as part of the family and should be able to join them wherever they go. I find it irritating as well. I don't think dogs enjoy being around all of those people, constantly getting bumped into or stepped on. That's just my opinion though. Maybe...
by BrewskiBri
Sat Jul 04, 2009 10:18 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Video: Somali Youth Taped Harassing Gay Pride Attendees
Replies: 11
Views: 2630

You been drinking Hate-orade, Praecor? What's with the rage? :shock: Sorry, I really do have some hate going on for Somalis. I've lived in too close a proximity to too many of them to have any sort of good thoughts about them. They're awful people. Truly awful. This is extremely disturbing and hurt...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Healt Care
Replies: 4
Views: 987

Big mess

I agree. Our current health care system is a big mess and it's going to take a lot more than a single health care reform bill to change it. Additionally, the pharmecutical business has been trained to thrive off huge and excessive profits, why would they want to give that up in the name of universal...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Tim Wise: White Goofball With Messiah Complex?
Replies: 10
Views: 1860

One assumes that the black person with the crowbar skulking around a darkened house is about to commit a robbery, one is a racist. One assumes that a white person has grouped together some minority people they know personally for the sake of being racist, one is an avid fighter of racism. Nice. Rea...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:45 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Tim Wise: White Goofball With Messiah Complex?
Replies: 10
Views: 1860

I assume that your quotation of "these people" is a sly reference to racism, as in "you people". If you reread my post, you'll understand that it refers to a specific group of people I know that were introduced in the preceding paragraph. Let's be clear. I was not making a sly reference to calling ...
by BrewskiBri
Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Tim Wise: White Goofball With Messiah Complex?
Replies: 10
Views: 1860

The job skills and performance of these people range from marginally competent to very competent. None has achieved anything noteworthy in their professional performance, despite ample opportunities to do so, many of which were specifically offered to them to advance diversity in the workplace and ...
by BrewskiBri
Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Tim Wise: White Goofball With Messiah Complex?
Replies: 10
Views: 1860

I actually am a big fan of Wise. I read his book "White Like Me" and thought it was very thought provoking on white privilege, a topic that is hardly ever addressed in the mainstream. He talks about his struggles with racism and wrote a great essay on white privilege as it pertains to Gov. Palin. I ...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Palin - the heels are on?
Replies: 1
Views: 708

I think your observations are dead on. I often wonder about the toll this campaign is taking on McCain's health. He just looks so tired.
by BrewskiBri
Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Lasik Eye Surgery
Replies: 15
Views: 4042

Sweet!

Those are amazing!
by BrewskiBri
Fri Aug 08, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: PETA: Greyhound Bus Murder Same As Eating Animals
Replies: 1
Views: 780

Not that crazy

I don't think they're that crazy. I can actually see the parallel. The way that most animals are slaughtered for our enjoyment is despicable.
by BrewskiBri
Thu May 01, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Why you shouldn't cash that stimulus check
Replies: 3
Views: 7720

Interesting

If I didn't have $342 left to pay on my college tuition, I might consider not cashing my check. But it seems that in order for this plan to work, a substantial amount of Americans would have to follow this suggestion. Unfortunately, that seems unlikely at this point.
by BrewskiBri
Mon Apr 21, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: Word of Mouth - Good Ones
Topic: Website Help
Replies: 1
Views: 1514

Website Help

I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place for this question but I thought I would give it a try. I work for a small non-profit organization that revamped its website about a year ago. Although we are very happy with it and so are our supporters and customers, there are some changes we would like...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Under the Weather
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Aside from being sick, that sounds like a wonderful day! We all need a lazy day every now and again and if the weather wasn't good anyways, I don't think you should feel guilty at all! Glad you you are feeling better :)
by BrewskiBri
Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Under the Weather
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Although I really haven't taken that many sick days, the ones I have, I usually sleep. A lot. Maybe make some warm soup and curl up on the couch with a blanket. Lots of rest is good and also drinking lots of fluids. I hope you feel better Hobbit!
by BrewskiBri
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Racist?
Replies: 8
Views: 1574

I think we're all a little racist, if we're honest with ourselves. I think even the most open-minded, liberal activist has some deep-seated perceptions of people of different races that, when they bubble up to the conscious level, they try to talk themselves out of. The difference is just that, tho...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:53 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Excuses
Replies: 3
Views: 892

That's a good one! I might have to try it out sometime. I've used the excuse that I had to present my research at an all day conference to get out of work before. I am a 22 year old student, not a 40 year old professor.
by BrewskiBri
Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:02 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Inheritance
Replies: 3
Views: 881

I agree

I would have to agree on two things Dora, that I left out:

Father: Fierce independence

Mother: Nurturing tendencies

Nicely stated.
by BrewskiBri
Thu Feb 21, 2008 2:26 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Inheritance
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Bunions - Father
Extremely fair,dry skin - Mother
by BrewskiBri
Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Taxes
Replies: 2
Views: 839

You're smart Dora!

You're a smart cookie Dorajar! I wish I would have been as organized as you last year! I was considered self-employed by my employer last year which they neglected to tell me until half way into the year. At that time I began putting $$ aside, knowing I would probably have to pay in at the end of th...
by BrewskiBri
Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Tardy!
Replies: 2
Views: 774

I'm an on time kinda girl

I blame my father for this habit but I'm almost always on time, if not early. He absolutely HATES being late and in most situations, I do too now. Social functions are more appropriate to be tardy to I think however.
by BrewskiBri
Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Mentors
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

My Mentors

I have a few mentors: In the field of Sociology...Amanda Lewis hands down. I was able to work with her on her research for a year and it was truly an amazing experience. She got me excited about research which I don't think is an easy task. In the field of life...my father. He did a wonderful job of...
by BrewskiBri
Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:53 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Well THAT's odd
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

Who Pete is

My friend, Harishi, just informed me that Pete is actually St. Peters.
by BrewskiBri
Wed Oct 31, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Halloween!
Replies: 3
Views: 1210

Halloween

I think I might say my best Halloween happened last weekend. Although it wasn't technically Halloween, kids in Madison thought it was. And costumes were worn so I guess it counts. I got to spend a few days with my old high school friends and I haven't laughed as much as I did last weekend in a long ...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Worst Navy barracks design...EVER.
Replies: 6
Views: 1439

Seriously??
by BrewskiBri
Tue Oct 09, 2007 2:35 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Campaign for Real Beauty
Replies: 9
Views: 1918

Wow

Wow, very powerful indeed. I'm actually surprised that nobody thought about this marketing approach sooner. It definitely has had it's impact on the products I buy now. Go Dove!
by BrewskiBri
Tue Oct 09, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: The Social Lives of Baboons
Replies: 1
Views: 837

I really enjoy articles like these too. It's fascinating to me how similar we are to primates and I love watching the fury balls of cuteness do silly things.
by BrewskiBri
Fri Sep 21, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: North Minneapolis Store Sells Gang Shirts
Replies: 1
Views: 503

60 Minutes

I recently saw a segment on 60 minutes about this very subject. Police have no idea how to combat this "no snitching culture" and it's becoming quite a problem. I can understand mistrust in the police but this is getting outrageous.
by BrewskiBri
Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:36 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Biking
Replies: 15
Views: 2978

I Bike

I too became a "biker person" recently. In May I bought a used bike for $50 and it was the best $50 I've spent in a long time. Chicago is a great city for bikers. They have bikes lanes on every major street and the Mayor has really invested a lot of money to make the city bike friendly. In fact, onc...
by BrewskiBri
Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Men Prefer "Hot" Women, Per University Study
Replies: 5
Views: 1221

My point was simply to take caution when reading "scientific" studies. It bothers me when the media takes studies such as these and makes them universal truths.
by BrewskiBri
Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Men Prefer "Hot" Women, Per University Study
Replies: 5
Views: 1221

Sketchy to Me

This study hardly "proves" that men want hot women. First of all their study consisted of an extremely small sample in one location. Hard to make generalizations about the population as a whole. In addition, how much can one really get to know about a person in a speed dating situation? Chances are ...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Sep 13, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: 6 In Custody In West Virginia Racial Torture Case
Replies: 15
Views: 1799

More than ill

It saddens me to no end to see how much hatred exists in people. How could you possibly justify such cruel and unusual punishment on a human being simply because they have different color skin than you? I just cannot understand it. My heart goes out to the victim and her family.
by BrewskiBri
Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: University of Minnesota- Eye Opener
Replies: 30
Views: 5334

thrice, One way to ensure your kids get financial aid is to start not claiming them as dependents on your taxes. Without them being your dependents, they have qualified themselves by being low-income. That does sound like a big risky thing to do but if they are old enough to work they are old enoug...
by BrewskiBri
Sat Jul 28, 2007 10:42 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 5229

I have been a vegetarian for 1 year and 3 months. I never really enjoyed eating meat other than the occasional turkey sandwich or cheeseburger. But after a horrific experience with a Chipotle chicken burrito, I decided to give up meat all together. My decision was also persuaded by the fact that I l...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Jun 19, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Dis/Like
Replies: 3
Views: 926

A little list

I like: Watching/Studying people Being mysterious Loud and obnoxious laughs Mac & Cheese Sleeping with my window open in the fall and being cozy in my bed Drinking a beer on my back porch after a long day Silly sayings my family has Sleeping I dislike: That celebrities get so much more attention tha...
by BrewskiBri
Thu May 17, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Pet Sounds
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

Just a Few

Bupsa Babe
Missy
Bri Bri
Nug Nubbin
by BrewskiBri
Mon May 14, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Discovery Channel
Replies: 5
Views: 1304

Discover this!

I've discovered that eating fresh pineapple slices in the morning is a delightful way to start a morning!

I've also discovered a new bus route to work that cuts my commute time in half.
by BrewskiBri
Thu Apr 12, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Libations
Replies: 3
Views: 1062

Not nearly enough!!!!!!!!!
by BrewskiBri
Mon Apr 02, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Creativity Instills Social Order
Replies: 4
Views: 1072

What a delicious story. I say good for him and for the city!
by BrewskiBri
Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:40 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Concealed Carry Law- No Link To Crime Increase
Replies: 18
Views: 4286

So should the solution be to keep black people from Chicago, Detroit, Gary, etc. out of Minnesota so we can stay "clean, marvelous, and orderly"?
by BrewskiBri
Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Most Dangerous States- Crime 2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2124

Although social service agencies may be advocating for Illinois residents to relocate, a lot has to do with jobs and opportunity, not necessarily welfare rates. In Illinois, especially in Chicago, the housing market is deteriorating with the massive gentrification projects taking place and job oppor...
by BrewskiBri
Fri Mar 23, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Anecdote Day
Replies: 7
Views: 1441

Here's one that just happened. My dad is having his 64th bday today. We just had lunch. I gave him a cute little bday card and this was the conversation that followed: Dad: "Honey, YOU should WRITE these things." Me: "What? Cards? Why?" Dad: "You have an incredible MIND!" Me: "Thank you, Dad. But, ...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Mar 20, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Duck, Duck, ____
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

Duck Duck Gray Duck. I didn't even know there was the option of Duck Duck Goose until I moved to Chicago. Casserole was served a plenty in my house. Tater-tot casserole or cheesy rice casserole. Mmmmmm.
by BrewskiBri
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: On the horizon
Replies: 8
Views: 1717

Coming home

I'm looking forward to coming home for a few days. I've irritable, cranky, and exhausted and need some good ol' Minnesota lovin to cheer me up.
by BrewskiBri
Tue Mar 13, 2007 7:41 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Overpopulation: the result of economic inequality?
Replies: 29
Views: 6342

Oversimplification is never a good approach (or is that just a generalization too? Argghh). Your initial post confused me a bit. Of course, we had to throw in the hot button issue of capitalism into the mix right up front, which immediately suggests to the reader that the author would prefer social...
by BrewskiBri
Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Rap Music- On The Way Out?
Replies: 12
Views: 3176

Re: Their Culture?

I would propose that our country does indeed have a group that has negative values, and I would refer to it as the culture of dependency and disfunction. That culture is not restricted to the inner city, and its negative values can be seen in a ghetto in Minneapolis or a trailer court in Blaine. Le...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Mar 06, 2007 9:33 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Rap Music- On The Way Out?
Replies: 12
Views: 3176

...or just as bad, until they do run into a real version of the gangstas and wind up getting pounded into the ground or worse. While the music attracts those with a desire for power without responsibility and action without accountability, I think it is not such a direct cause and effect. It reinfo...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Read and grow
Replies: 1
Views: 998

I liked it too!

Father Tim always has such great things to say.
by BrewskiBri
Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: NBC Dateline: Catch a Predator
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

I agree that this is no place for Dateline and that it should be left up to the police. I do think these men on the show need some help but why do you have to do it on national television?
by BrewskiBri
Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Hate
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

I hate the inequality in our society.

I hate guns.

I hate war.
by BrewskiBri
Wed Feb 14, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: TV Size
Replies: 7
Views: 1460

I guess I can understand a better movie experience on a big screen but I have friends who have spent thousands of dollars on big screens and then even more when a newer and better model comes out. I don't know, I guess if you have the extra money to spend and you want to have a nice movie watching e...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:31 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: TV Size
Replies: 7
Views: 1460

I've never understood the big-screen tv concept? Are you getting to see more of the show than your neighbor with the small tv? Do you have a better appreciation for the show you were going to watch anyways now that you have a bigger tv? I mean really, why don't people buy a book instead ?!
by BrewskiBri
Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:24 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Would You Rather...
Replies: 7
Views: 1307

I want snow!

I go with snow for sure! Snow makes life prettier and much more exciting. If it's going to be cold, at least give me something pretty to look at. Also, snow has a very calming presence that the cold does not. I want snow. And lots of it!
by BrewskiBri
Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Free DayCare For Poor In Works
Replies: 8
Views: 2130

Perfect Example

"Bridging Gaps Early On in Oklahoma" http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/07/education/07leonhardt.html?ex=1171515600&en=9f54ca3f22c2c8a2&ei=5070 "James J. Heckman, a Nobel Prize-winning economist at the University of Chicago, even argues that spending on preschool ultimately pays for itself. Early childh...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Breastfeeding in public?
Replies: 1
Views: 892

Breastfeeding in public

I personally don't think it's a big deal. You're right, that's what breasts are for! What's interesting though is that many major corporations are designating a specific office for moms who work and want to provide breast milk for their babies. They are giving these working moms special breaks durin...
by BrewskiBri
Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:49 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Recyle
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

I wish I could recycle. Minnesota has actually made it painfully easy to recycle. Simply throw all the stuff into the green can. I currently live in Chicago and NOBODY here recycles. My apartment complex does not have seperate bins. In fact, you have to call the city and request Blue bags which you ...
by BrewskiBri
Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:17 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Movie Moments
Replies: 10
Views: 2167

Beaches

Dirty Dancing Baby saying to Johnny, "Me? I'm scared of everything! Of what I did, what I saw, who I am! But most of all, I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling again in my whole life...the way I feel when I'm with you! Dance with me." Ba da dam...Ching! Ba da dum...Ching! And.......
by BrewskiBri
Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Minnesota in 3 Words
Replies: 2
Views: 1343

Cold (as in climate)
Friendly
Beautiful
by BrewskiBri
Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Friday Five
Replies: 4
Views: 1457

Friday Five

1. I work for a non-profit organization and I like it because I'm working for a good cause and I've learned more in a year working here than I ever would have expected. 2. As a kid, I always wanted to be an FBI agent or criminal investigator. 3. Not really. 4. I sort of have a 5 year career plan but...
by BrewskiBri
Wed Oct 04, 2006 8:10 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: The Guilty White Person Pause
Replies: 5
Views: 1914

The Guilty White Person Pause

Good question. I've been wondering the same thing. The sad thing is, white people never stopped being racist. It's just not done in the open as much. Systematically, racism is everywhere. And quite frankly, I don't see a light at the end of the tunnel. I'm a junior in college right now and 4 out of ...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:23 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Education overrated
Replies: 15
Views: 3873

I really hate hearing college-educated folks complaining they cannot find employment. If you have a degree, you should be able to start your own business if necessary. Unless you have a degree in something, that cannot benefit anybody. You should just be able to start your own business? Do you unde...
by BrewskiBri
Mon Oct 02, 2006 8:56 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Education overrated
Replies: 15
Views: 3873

I really hate hearing college-educated folks complaining they cannot find employment. If you have a degree, you should be able to start your own business if necessary. Unless you have a degree in something, that cannot benefit anybody. You should just be able to start your own business? Do you unde...
by BrewskiBri
Mon Oct 02, 2006 12:21 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Education overrated
Replies: 15
Views: 3873

I really hate hearing college-educated folks complaining they cannot find employment. If you have a degree, you should be able to start your own business if necessary. Unless you have a degree in something, that cannot benefit anybody. You should just be able to start your own business? Do you unde...
by BrewskiBri
Fri Sep 22, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Education overrated
Replies: 15
Views: 3873

Re: Education overrated

... I leaped into a culture of classes, constant study, peers the age of my children ... This might be the problem - your age has become a liability. If you are young and fresh out of school, you may have a better chance landing the entry level job you are looking for. You can't blame business' nee...
by BrewskiBri
Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:19 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Panhandlers
Replies: 9
Views: 1848

"Poor panhandlers! You think a panhandler will compete with a laid-off Northwest pilot or a laid-off 3M engineer or a laid-off Target business analyst?" I don't get what your saying. Can you explain? It's not like jobs are just sprouting up everywhere. That was my point with all this. College gradua...
by BrewskiBri
Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:15 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Panhandlers
Replies: 9
Views: 1848

Panhandlers

What exactly does "a huge number of jobs" mean? Jobs for who? College graduates? White males? High-school dropouts? If you don't like panhandles, fine, but don't assume that "they can just go and get a job". Many of the jobs that "anybody" can get, are becoming more and more unavailable due to outso...
by BrewskiBri
Wed Sep 20, 2006 8:29 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Give Alphonso Rodriguez his Talkshow
Replies: 57
Views: 15248

Look at the numerous studies that have been done both in the U.S. and across the world. There is no clear evidence that capital punishment deters crime! The studies have been done. Why do you think so many other nations and U.S. States have abolished it? As far as people dying from surgery, is that ...
by BrewskiBri
Tue Sep 19, 2006 5:39 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Give Alphonso Rodriguez his Talkshow
Replies: 57
Views: 15248

Death Penalty Unleashed

Thank you dorajar for all of your valid points. I too would much rather have justice be served by a life sentence in prison than by putting a needle in somebody's arm. The fact of the matter is that the death penalty does not deter people from comitting crimes, it is more expensive than a life-long ...