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Thursday, October 1, 2015

The open line. Plus, execution glitches

Posted By on Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 3:36 PM


Here's the open line and today's video news review. Also:

* SECOND THOUGHTS ON EXECUTION: Even blood-thirsty Oklahoma has delayed executions because of confusion about the lethal drug protocol, including the receipt of the wrong drug. Are we REALLY sure Arkansas is prepared to do things properly? We have only prison officials' word, with all details masked by an official secrecy law. It's no way to run even a parking meter bureau, much less a machine of state-sanctioned death.

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