I read an article a little while back about convicted killer Ronald Post, who will be further referred to throughout the rest of this post as “Chunk”, who is probably still awaiting his date with a needle. Chunk has been on Deathrow for nearly thirty years now!
I was appauled when I read this story, though I had heard about folks being on Deathrow for years, but not for three decades! Why hasn’t Chunk been put to rest yet? Even though he’s claiming that he’s too fat to be lethally injected, why hasn’t there been an alternate method for his execution?
I say bring back firing squads. Let’s also upgrade from an electric chair to an electric room, to ensure a proper kill. Perhaps dropping the guilty party into an erupting volcano would also do, though I’m not sure what the cost behind this idea would be.
If you haven’t figured it out already, I am for the death penalty. Why? Because it makes more sense to destroy evildoers than contain them. Have we learned nothing from Jason X? Besides, I don’t believe in providing free shelter, food, and electricity to serious threats to society. If they have to live, why not dip each of these miscreants fully nude into cool water, then drop them off in a polar desert? I’m also for utilizing an island specifically for hard convicts to live on. Unlike Alcatraz, there should be no supervision, facilities, or prepared food. Let the degenerates fend for themselves. Imagine the government savings!
Really though, why isn’t it possible for someone that has been sentenced to death, to be put to death immediately after? Seems unfair, especially to the victims of their crimes, and taxpayers.