Tuesday, August 13, 2013

* The Strange Fruit of Organized Religion

"If it is deemed necessary that I should forfeit my life for the furtherance of the ends of justice, and mingle my blood further with the blood of my children and with the blood of millions in this slave country whose rights are disregarded by wicked, cruel, and unjust enactments-I submit; so let it be done." 
– John Brown, speaking on November 2, 1859 during his sentencing. John Brown would be hanged.

“I don’t think what I did was wrong because it was for the greater cause of helping my Muslim brothers,” he told the military panel.
The three pages of documents were from a 49-page report of a military panel known as a sanity board, which concluded that Major Hasan was fit to stand trial.

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