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Too fat to be executed

Another amazing "Only in America" story, and how did he get so fat after all those years eating prison meals?

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/853...to-be-executed
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Re: Too fat to be executed

My bet is that he will slip off the mortal coil prematurely anyway. People of such proportions (200+kg) are not blessed with longevity.
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Old 18.09.2012, 11:55
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Another amazing "Only in America" story, and how did he get so fat after all those years eating prison meals?

Maybe he's got a slow metabolism or it's genetic?
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Weighing 218kg, Post, 53, has attempted losing weight in the past and has previously requested a gastric bypass in an effort to trim down, AP reports.
I don't really see the incentive to lose weight
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Old 18.09.2012, 11:59
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Re: Too fat to be executed

What is your request for your last meal?

100 donuts! 50 big mac meals! 5 new york cheesecakes! bucket of lard! waffer thin mint!

And a bottle of Rivella.

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Re: Too fat to be executed

Where I come from, there's nothing wrong with murderers having a tortuous and lingering death.
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Re: Too fat to be executed

What message is America sending out to the world?

"Dodge salad and get a stay of execution"

Just another case of how messed up capital punishment is, not purely because of Captain Kilo in this instance, but how the legal ramifications are more important than the fact that the state is killing a criminal. An eye for an eye mentality might have been the groovy in-thing to do about 3000 years ago, but people, we've moved on from Old Testament morals and values since then.
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It's interesting that in a prison where they control every part of your life, they have not managed to control the weight of this (and other?) prisoners.
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Old 18.09.2012, 12:14
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Re: Too fat to be executed

"Complications during lethal injection have surfaced before in overweight prisoners, with executioners taking two hours to find a vein to inject convicted killer Christopher Newton, who weighed 120kg"

Two hours? I sense the problem may lie with the local help.
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Re: Too fat to be executed

I guess hunger strikes are out of fashion these days?
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Re: Too fat to be executed

why can't they just slip a little cyanide into his KFC? .. job done.
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why can't they just slip a little cyanide into his KFC? .. job done.
Oh no its not humane!

Seriously? The guy killed somebody. Its bad enough being on death row for so many years. Just find another method and get it over and done with
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why can't they just slip a little cyanide into his KFC? .. job done.
Are we talking about the chubber on death row or Lib?
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It's interesting that in a prison where they control every part of your life, they have not managed to control the weight of this (and other?) prisoners.
when do they start ?

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when do they start ?
Restricting calories? There is an obvious case of overeating so why not start there?
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Restricting calories? There is an obvious case of overeating so why not start there?
if they restricted his calories they would be restricting his rights, ( or something like that ) and the ACLU would be all over this case like white on rice.
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Re: Too fat to be executed

Armor-piercing rounds. Problem solved!
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Old 18.09.2012, 13:24
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Re: Too fat to be executed

In prison there are better of then some of the general population
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if they restricted his calories they would be restricting his rights, ( or something like that ) and the ACLU would be all over this case like white on rice.
Ironic seeing as they are going to pump him full of a deadly cocktail at some point in the future...
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if they restricted his calories they would be restricting his rights, ( or something like that ) and the ACLU would be all over this case like white on rice.
If you murder someone you (should have) no rights. My opinion.
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