Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > General Chit Chat > David Chapman, John Lennon's killer, will rot in prison
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-23-2012, 02:23 PM   #1
passedpawn
Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth Class
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
passedpawn's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: ☼ Clearwater, FL ☼
Posts: 22,331
Liked 4973 Times on 2973 Posts
Likes Given: 4165

Default David Chapman, John Lennon's killer, will rot in prison

I hope he dies there. From a rat attack or similar.

This just in, via CNN...
"Beatle John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, denied parole for seventh time, New York Department of Corrections says. "
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/22/justic...html?hpt=hp_t3


__________________
- Andrew
passedpawn is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2012, 02:25 PM   #2
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: UP of Michigan
Posts: 65,929
Liked 6209 Times on 4422 Posts
Likes Given: 1656

Default

It's all around sad. I hate to think that anybody can be paroled after killing another human being, regardless of who they are. "Life in prison" in most cases doesn't really mean a life-long sentence, though.


__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

Follow me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
But I'm pretty boring so don't expect much!
https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
Yooper is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2012, 02:36 PM   #3
dstranger99
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Charlottesville, Va
Posts: 1,050
Liked 107 Times on 86 Posts
Likes Given: 25

Default

Screw him, deranged lunatic. John Lennon was an iconic loss for music and culture...
__________________
__________________________

Primary: Caribou Slobber

Kegged: Stout

Bottled: Cent Blonde, Jakes Brown, Stout

I love Yooper........
dstranger99 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2012, 03:08 PM   #4
nutty_gnome
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
nutty_gnome's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Princeton, Nj
Posts: 1,252
Liked 87 Times on 70 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default

I wonder if they continually deny him parole because it would be irresponsible to put him on the street where people would target him for what he's done.
__________________
N_G
It could be worse.
nutty_gnome is offline
TxBrew Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2012, 03:33 PM   #5
Homercidal
Licensed Sensual Massage Therapist.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Reed City, MI
Posts: 27,303
Liked 3632 Times on 2470 Posts
Likes Given: 2419

Default

His sentence was 20 years to life, not life without possibility of parole.

And does the killing of John Lennon weigh more heavily than the murder of, say, a young mother of 2? Lennon's contribution to society is subject to a person's personal viewpoint.
Homercidal is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2012, 03:44 PM   #6
passedpawn
Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth Class
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
passedpawn's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: ☼ Clearwater, FL ☼
Posts: 22,331
Liked 4973 Times on 2973 Posts
Likes Given: 4165

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
His sentence was 20 years to life, not life without possibility of parole.

And does the killing of John Lennon weigh more heavily than the murder of, say, a young mother of 2? Lennon's contribution to society is subject to a person's personal viewpoint.
I'd give the mother killer life also.

I don't profess to know the law, but I imagine the range (i.e., 20 - life) accounts for things like personal viewpoints.
__________________
- Andrew
passedpawn is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2012, 03:48 PM   #7
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: UP of Michigan
Posts: 65,929
Liked 6209 Times on 4422 Posts
Likes Given: 1656

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
And does the killing of John Lennon weigh more heavily than the murder of, say, a young mother of 2? Lennon's contribution to society is subject to a person's personal viewpoint.
I guess that was my point- that a murder of ANYBODY is a heinous thing. The fact that he killed John Lennon (who is one of my idols) is no worse than if it was your sister, or the King of Siam.
__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

Follow me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
But I'm pretty boring so don't expect much!
https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
Yooper is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2012, 04:58 PM   #8
Homercidal
Licensed Sensual Massage Therapist.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Homercidal's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Reed City, MI
Posts: 27,303
Liked 3632 Times on 2470 Posts
Likes Given: 2419

Default

Well obviously this guy was a crazy person, and I'm not sure I'd want him loose on the streets knowing what I know about him, but on the other hand I believe that most people have the capacity to be rehabilitated, even after something as heinous as murder.

Of course there is no one-size-fits-all course of action in this regard. Some people are not just crazy, but violent and sadistic as well. Those people ought to be locked up in a pitch black cell for the rest of their life or do one better...

Any way, I'm sorry if I come off strong on this one. I'm just irked that this is an article when this kind of thing happens (parole request) to a celebrity killer. I will note a disclaimer here that I'm not a big Lennon fan. He was a much more flawed individual than people remember him as. Not that I hate him or anything, just making the point that even celebrities are human.

FYI, have you ever listened to his sons' music? They sound eerily alike to their father!
Homercidal is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2012, 07:48 AM   #9
jgln
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Southern, NJ
Posts: 3,498
Liked 53 Times on 41 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Homercidal View Post
Well obviously this guy was a crazy person, and I'm not sure I'd want him loose on the streets knowing what I know about him, but on the other hand I believe that most people have the capacity to be rehabilitated, even after something as heinous as murder.

Of course there is no one-size-fits-all course of action in this regard. Some people are not just crazy, but violent and sadistic as well. Those people ought to be locked up in a pitch black cell for the rest of their life or do one better...

Any way, I'm sorry if I come off strong on this one. I'm just irked that this is an article when this kind of thing happens (parole request) to a celebrity killer. I will note a disclaimer here that I'm not a big Lennon fan. He was a much more flawed individual than people remember him as. Not that I hate him or anything, just making the point that even celebrities are human.

FYI, have you ever listened to his sons' music? They sound eerily alike to their father!
But it will always work that way. My brother in law died last week but you won't see his story on the 10 o'clock news. It is just the way it works. People are more interested in people they "know" than people they never heard of.
jgln is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2012, 07:50 AM   #10
jgln
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Southern, NJ
Posts: 3,498
Liked 53 Times on 41 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

I think what kind of bothered me the most besides the fact he chose Lennon to kill was I heard he just wanted to kill someone famous.


jgln is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Prison Beer tknice General Chit Chat 7 02-28-2012 09:07 PM
Rip David Carradine Aleforge General Chit Chat 11 06-05-2009 11:23 PM
Happy Birthday David 42! HenryHill General Chit Chat 19 02-28-2009 03:08 PM
Prison booze dibby33 General Chit Chat 6 03-28-2007 02:02 PM
Hey, who wants to make some prison hooch?!?! rdwj General Chit Chat 3 01-16-2007 09:10 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS