Name the last rich man who was executed in the US.

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    Sky made a request which I'd like to not have be buried in her ethics of capital punishment thread:


    Do you know of any affluent people who have been executed in America? How far back do you have to go to get an example?
     
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    No one?
     
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    You have something against O.J.????
     
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    Saddam Hussien


    Saw that in another forum when I tried to google it, but it doesn't really count. :lol:



    I can see why they don't go after the rich, that would be a lot of money wasted on something they probably wouldn't win.
     
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    He wasn't executed in America.

    I started to explicitly rule out executions connected with gov't take-overs but figured that if someone knew one in America, that would still be of interest.
     
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    If anyone deserves an execution..it was Warren Anderson.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Anderson_(chairman)

    What a monster.
     
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    Exactly ......


    Justice for the poor is different from justice for the wealthy.
     
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    Just watched that movie with Kirsten Dunst that was based on a true story.......... Prime example of the wealthy getting away with murder.
     
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    Why do we only execute the poor?
     

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