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President's Power of Pardon

NormRx Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 6:36 AM
Slave are paid nothing for their labor, so essentially they are taxed at 100% for their labor.
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 8:24 AM
willardromey is doing exactly what Alinsky suggested, laying guilt trips for his agenda.
That dog don't hunt.
After 2000+ years Jesus is still hung on the cross by people unwilling to honestly look in the mirror.
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 8:20 AM
The wheels of God grind slow, so it took centuries before the spirit of the Christian Gospel won out and Methodists and Quakers said enough is enough.
Jesus never condoned slavery, nor stoning a woman accused of adultry, yet both continue in Islam. But he was honest, and admitted that the poor would always be with us.
Our society is paying a severe price for past evils.
We are beset with willardromey types.

President Bill Clinton used his presidential pardon power in July 2000 to commute the sentence of Serena Nunn, who was sentenced to 15 years for a first-time nonviolent drug offense when she was 19. The pardon shaved three years off Nunn's sentence. Nunn told me over the phone, "I thought then that it was a great thing that a president used his power to help an average person."

Nunn later graduated from college and then the University of Michigan Law School. Last month, having passed a character fitness test, Nunn passed the Georgia bar. On Monday, she will be sworn in as...