Holding my applause for Perry’s path to perdition

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, Texas Governor Perry’s unpaved path will get him there faster.

From: Susan Chandler
Date: September 12, 2011 5:46:07 AM EDT
To: bpp-clemency@tdcj.state.tx.us
Cc: ASKDOJ <askdoj></askdoj>
Subject: Pardon Based on Innocence/Clemency for Steven Woods #999427, execution scheduled for 9/13/11

Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles
Clemency Section
8610 Shoal Creek Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78757

Dear Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles,

I am again writing to insist that you do not allow Steven Woods to be executed.

By his admission, Marcus Rhodes pulled the trigger, not Woods.  Rhodes got a life sentence.  Equal justice (and common sense) requires Woods’ sentence to be lighter than Rhodes’.

Your Board already allowed Gov. Perry to execute a number of persons whose convictions were clouded.  If Perry sleeps well – as he publicly claimed – it is only because he is confident that he will never be held accountable for using pens swipes on death warrants to pretend to be tough on crime while overlooking travesties that aren’t limited to Keith Pikett’s phony scent evidence tainting over 2,000 criminal investigations.

The applause for Perry’s precipitous, arbitrary executions in mind-numbing numbers will quickly turn to a thunderous clamor of disapproval when the public realizes that he doesn’t even care whether the right man is behind bars, let alone whether bystanders pay a higher price than killers.

You should have stopped Perry long ago:  Stop him now.

And DOJ – if the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles again refuses to stop Perry, you do it … issue an injunction and insist that the FBI Public Corruption Unit investigate Texas’ criminal nonchalance over conviction integrity and sentencing parity. Enough is enough.

Sincerely,

Susan Chandler

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From: Susan Chandler
Date: September 5, 2011 10:23:15 PM EDT
To: bpp-clemency@tdcj.state.tx.us
Cc: ASKDOJ <askdoj></askdoj>
Subject: Pardon Based on Innocence/Clemency for Steven Woods #999427, execution scheduled for 9/13/11

Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles
Clemency Section
8610 Shoal Creek Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78757

Dear Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles,

I am writing to insist that you immediately override Gov. Perry’s authorization of Steven Woods’ execution.

The arguments I expressed on August 10th hold true, and it is absolutely up to y’all to prevent Perry’s well-documented instability – former Democrat, former secessionist, former Dream Act supporter, etc. – from causing wrongful deaths.

The second Tuesday in November 2012 is too far away for you to delay even one more day in locating and acting upon your consciences:  grant Steven Woods a pardon based on innocence … send a clear message to Perry that death warrants will not be used as political ploys on your watch.

Sincerely,

Susan Chandler

From: Susan Chandler
Date: August 10, 2011 12:12:50 AM EDT
To: bpp-clemency@tdcj.state.tx.us
Cc: ASKDOJ <askdoj></askdoj>
Subject: Clemency for Steven Woods #999427

Dear Members of the Texas Board of Pardons and Parole,

I am writing to ask that you recognize and immediately react to the flaw in the Texas legal system that makes it lawful (although unconstitutional) to execute an innocent.

Steven Woods is scheduled to be executed on September 13th although Marcus Rhodes – after receiving a life sentence for the homicides – freely admitted to having acted alone.  There is no forensic evidence tying Woods to the crimes.

The prosecutors – confident of their lawful (although unconstitutional) immunity from prosecution for misconduct –  falsely claimed that Woods had sexually abused his youngest brother, tortured the family dog, set off homemade bombs on a neighbor’s porch and practiced Satanism.  Satanism is apparently a popular false claim in Texas; it was also leveled at Cameron “Todd” Willingham, who was innocent when executed according to legitimate fire forensics experts.

Charlatan dog handler Keith Pikett participated in over Texas 2,000 criminal investigations with his goofy paint cans, and all attempts to date have been to preserve public servants’ self-tarnished reputations, not the rights of the accused to fair trials.

Timothy Cole’s posthumous Texas exoneration proved that it’s the coldest form of comfort imaginable.  Cole’s prison death was preventable – his asthma was easily controlled by inhalers.  Every day that y’all delay addressing having more clouded convictions than any other state puts more families at risk of having only that coldest form of comfort, if any comfort at all … families that pay your wages and provide your benefits, as well as the wages and benefits of those in Washington, D.C. entrusted to ensure the availability of justice, without exception.

Steven Woods’ teenage sons deserve to have their father home.  Please grant Woods clemency immediately.

Sincerely,

Susan Chandler

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About Susan Chandler

Now-disabled interior/exterior designer dragged into battling conviction corruption from its periphery in a third personal battle with civil public corruption.
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3 Responses to Holding my applause for Perry’s path to perdition

  1. Pingback: Holding my applause for Perry's path to perdition | Wobbly Warrior's … « Feeds « Local News Feeds

  2. Just received notification that the TX Board didn’t receive this message yet – “Database disc quota exceeded.”

    I’ll keep resending it.

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