"And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God"
-- Micah 6:8

"The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict."
-- American Bar Association Standard 3-1.2(c)

"There may be a legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not however with regard to abortion and euthanasia."
--Pope Benedict XVI, June 2004

Friday, July 17, 2009


You don't usually hear allocutions like the one the Irish Patriot, Robert Emmet, gave extemporaneously upon his conviction for treason in 1803... at the age of 25.

As interpreted by the great Liam Clancy.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great speech, Tom. I will pass it on to my Irish lass. MAV