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Dave Zirin and Mike Farrell on the Death of Troy Davis

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Posted on Sep 22, 2011
AP / Stephen Morton

A protester in Jackson, Ga., home of the prison where Troy Davis was executed, is helped off the ground after hearing about a delay of the execution by the U.S. Supreme Court.

On Wednesday’s Truthdig Radio in collaboration with KPFK, in the hours before the execution of Troy Davis, Mike Farrell and Dave Zirin discussed what Zirin called a “legal lynching.” Also: L.A.’s labor battle and the politics of Hollywood.

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By blogdog, September 22, 2011 at 8:07 pm Link to this comment

Joseph Stalin: “One death is a tragedy; a million is a statistic.”

Sources for casualties of those in the Middle East/Islamic states, directly or
indirectly the responsibility of the US government:

Dates         Event         Death Toll
1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War 500,000
1988 Gassing of Kurds 15,000
1990-1991 Gulf War 1 205,000
1990-2002 Iraqi Sanctions 350,000
2001-2011 Invasion of Afghanistan 24,000
2003-2011 Invasion of Iraq 150,000

Total: 1,244,000  

http://bigwhiteogre.blogspot.com/2011/01/making-us-safe.html

...and still counting - Lybia currently estimated 30k-50k

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By berniem, September 22, 2011 at 2:14 pm Link to this comment

Isn’t it time to save whats left of America by expelling the disease known as the confederacy! Would that Sherman had been allowed to finish the job!

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By Pro-Edge CCTV Installation, September 22, 2011 at 12:50 pm Link to this comment
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I can’t believe justice isn’t fair anymore at this day and age.

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