Doug Giles

The details surrounding the July 23, 2007 murders of the Petit family in Connecticut are about as grisly as the hordes of hell can concoct.

I know that as a Christian I’m supposed to hope that the murderers, Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky, “find Jesus,” get forgiven for their sins and make it to heaven and blah blah. I’ve got to confess that as of now, though, I couldn’t give a rat’s backside whether or not these pigs ever receive forgiveness. Call me weird.

On the contrary, I hope these two oxygen thieves experience hell on earth from here on out and then tumble into an especially atrocious, concentrated dose of eternal damnation for raping, torturing and murdering Jennifer Hawke-Petit (48), Hayley (17) and little 11-year-old Michaela. FYI: After raping and torturing Hayley and Michaela, Hayes and Komisarjevsky drenched the girls in gasoline and then lit them on fire. They died of smoke inhalation. The mother was raped and then strangled to death.

No, my prayers and concerns will remain with the lone survivor, husband and father, Dr. William Petit, who was nearly beaten to death by the culprits with a Louisville Slugger. I cannot imagine the brutal internal pain this man must be going through regarding what happened to his lovely wife and beautiful girls. Unimaginable. Heart shattering. As stated, I pray those two tools get theirs both here and in eternity.

Thank God it looks like things are going my way judicially and that squishy liberalism hasn’t sucked the sense of shock, outrage and justice from the Connecticut jurors who have now recommended the death sentence for Hayes, who was convicted of six capital felony charges, three murder counts and two charges of sexually assaulting Hawke-Petit. The capital offenses were for killing two or more people, the killing of a person under 16, murder in the course of a sexual assault and three counts of intentionally causing a death during a kidnapping.

Hopefully, the trial for uberpunk Komisarjevsky, the swine who raped Michaela and then took pictures of her before setting her ablaze, will end just as well and that beast will be sentenced to death. We’ll see. All we can do is hope and pray.

Doug Giles

Doug Giles is the Big Dawg at and the Co-Owner of The Safari Cigar Company. Follow him onFacebook and Twitter. And check out his new book, Rise, Kill and Eat: A Theology of Hunting from Genesis to Revelation.