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    Filed at 6:47 am under by dcobranchi

    This town has a larger share of wackos than any other place I’ve lived. The question of the day concerned a possible moratorium on the death penalty in NC. My favorite response:

    Carry out executions quickly like Saddam’s

    By Raymond E. Wright
    Hope Mills

    The death penalty was carried out on Jesus Christ, who was without sin. Surely, it should not be a problem for those who decided to do a sin that warrants the death penalty. Jesus Christ gave his life as an example to all of us. God gave the laws to Moses in Leviticus 24:17, that he who kills any man shall surely be put to death. Even adultery and homosexuality were, and still are in some nations, capital offenses. When kings’ lives were threatened, those defendants were also executed.

    When people, especially our elected officials, make comments that it is good for people to be dead, then this nation is no better than Sodom or Gomorrah. Scripture says that if we hate our brethren then we are murderers, and if we say that we love God whom no one has seen, then we are liars. Vengeance is the Lord’s because he is the reason for us being, not man.

    “Thou shall not kill” should not be misconstrued with taking one’s life without reason; that’s murder. This is what the capital punishment is about. Sure, there are probably innocent people on death row, but today people are murdering people in front of witnesses and just don’t care.

    If the capital punishment for all of those who have murdered was carried out as quick as Saddam Hussein’s execution, the murder rate in this nation would decrease. Why? Even murderers don’t want to die.

    We don’t need a moratorium. We need law enforcement. Unsolved murders will be solved immediately if the law said that people who know who committed the crime but refuse to speak (no matter how long it takes) will be charged with the same crime.

    All we need is common-sense laws for this nation to have a chance of surviving.

    4 Responses to “LIFE IN FAYETTEVILLE”

    Comment by
    January 21st, 2007
    at 11:55 am

    We used to get this kind of thing in Roanoke, where we read the letters to the editor every day. There was a direct correlation between the number of Bible quotes + mentions of homosexuality, and the incoherance of the letter. There, as here, the real fun was in trying to figure out whether an author was for or against the issue.

    Comment by
    Cavalor Epthith, Esquire
    January 22nd, 2007
    at 8:56 am

    What is in the water there, quicksilver?

    Comment by
    January 23rd, 2007
    at 12:17 pm

    “Today we impeach our leaders, rather than behead them.”
    ~1988 – Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

    Comment by
    January 23rd, 2007
    at 12:18 pm

    Oh, and…

    Be most excellent to each other…