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Thursday, July 14, 2005

Family Values in Florida 

Good Lord - this is the face of evil:
A 21 year old Tampa man is charged with murder after his 3-year old son was pummeled into unconsciousness and then died.

Ronnie Paris Jr. went on trial for his own life this week in a Tampa courtroom. The toddler's mother, Nysheerah Paris, testified that her husband thought the boy might be gay and would force him to box.

My own son is 3 years old. Even in the darkest corners of my mind, I can't imagine how any father could do such a thing. How much must one hate gay people - fear gay people - enough to beat a 3-year old child to death out of fear that the child "might be gay"?

I am categorically opposed to capital punishment, but I have no problem with locking some people away for a thousand years. In this case, make it two thousand.




I rather like the "eye for an eye" approach with a case like this. Let this POS be pummeled to death or, for you, near death, by if not a human, maybe a machine...then locked up for a few thousand years. With modern technology, we could prob. keep him alive, resusitate him when necessary, to help him fill out the sentence.
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