Monthly Archives: August 2017

White man executed for killing black man

And it happened in the South, even…

Odd this isn’t bigger news, huh? Which is odd. I mean, if ever there were a man bites dog story… Maybe the press doesn’t want to fan the flames of divisiveness. Or something.

For First Time Since 1970s, White Man Executed for Racial Killings in Florida

Mark James Asay, 53, was executed Thursday for what prosecutors called the racially motivated shooting of two men in Jacksonville three decades ago.

He became the first white man to be put to death for killing a black man since the state restored capital punishment in the 1970s, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.

It’s sad that we live in a society so damned twisted that somehow this feels like progress.

In any case, somebody alert the police that change is in the wind…