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ThoughtsOnline

Wednesday, December 28, 2005


Well, it was 'only' Iraqis who were killed when a prisoner grabbed an AK47 and started shooting (one American was wounded)... but it is still another unfortunate example of what happens when you don't simply shoot them first. Just as the death penalty keeps that particular inmate from ever killing again, so too does shooting terrorist suspects keep them from killing while in custody or from getting out and killing again.

On a related note, why was the inmate trying to escape? It's not as if he was being tortured or anything.