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    cntryboy0531 is offline THE five-oh
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    Small Favor I would like to ask of each of you.

    On 01/09/1987, my agency lost Deputy Sheriff T.A. Burnham in the line of duty. Shot and killed by Paul Beasley Johnson after committing a few other murders. He was sentenced to death at the time, and has had two different JURY TRIALS since then, where he was again convicted by a jury and sentenced to death.
    Today, his sorry @ss still sits on death row, with our govenor unwilling to sign the death warrant for some unknown reason. He's been sitting up there longer than the deputy was allowed to live.
    Our agency has undertaken a letter writting campaign and a petition campaign to have this killer executed. Our PIO was able to create an electronic petition that anyone can now sign and it will be viewed by the govenor.
    If possible, I would like for as many of you as possible to sign the petition if you feel so inclined, and pass it around to friends/family/coworkers to have them sign as well.

    Execute Florida Death Row Inmate Paul Beasley Johnson Petition

    This guy's date with the needle has been LONG overdue.

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    Done. Rest in peace , Deputy Burnham.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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    I would like my country back. I used to believe that one man could never destroy this country. Not so sure anymore!

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    Thanks everyone, we do appreciate it.

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    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
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    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

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    Done, and posted a link to the petition on Facebook
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    Signed, Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Burnham

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    Done - He's gonna die of old age of they don't speed things up.

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    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    cntryboy0531 is offline THE five-oh
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    Thanks to everyone for the signatures. It worked!!!!!

    Governor Signs Death Warrant For Polk Killer | theledger.com | The Ledger | Lakeland, FL

    His date with the needle is set for November 4th. Hopefully justice will be served.

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    Thats great news!!!
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    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    completed. May the crook rot in hell. (he doesn't deserve to have his name uttered or printed)


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    Quote Originally Posted by cntryboy0531 View Post
    Thanks to everyone for the signatures. It worked!!!!!

    Governor Signs Death Warrant For Polk Killer | theledger.com | The Ledger | Lakeland, FL

    His date with the needle is set for November 4th. Hopefully justice will be served.
    Great!

    However, it is unclear if the execution will be carried out because an appeal filed June 27, 2008, is pending before the Florida Supreme Court.
    WTF is the appeal all about? He's had 20 years to appeal the case. And why has that been pending since 2008?

    Let's hope the Supreme Court expedites the case, if it's just a matter of scheduling the docket.

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