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Human sacrifice: a grand old American political tradition

 

August 5, 2019



On July 25, U.S. Attorney General William Barr ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons to update its execution protocol and schedule five executions starting this December.

Whether you support the death penalty or not – I don't because I prefer limited government and the power to kill disarmed prisoners in cold blood and with premeditation is by definition unlimited government – it's worthwhile to ask: Why? More to the point, why now?

Politics, that's why.

There's a presidential election next year. U.S. president Donald Trump's re-election strategy, for lack of ability to grow his electo...



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