Tag Archives: Dylann Roof

We will abolish the death penalty

At long last one of the two biggest US political parties has committed to abolish the death penalty! The Democratic Party proposes: “We will abolish the death penalty, which has proven to be a cruel and unusual form of punishment. … Continue reading

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Shadows from the Confederate Flag

The race war craved by Dylann Roof has so far erupted only with words and petitions, not with violence.  Roof, charged with shooting dead nine African American people in Charleston, South Carolina, faced their relatives last week; incredibly their words, spoken … Continue reading

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