It is impossible to avoid the question: Who is served by the gruesome chaos of carrying out the death penalty?
Twelve earthquakes rattled Irving during a 48-hour period at the end of the first week of the new year.
Dennis Trainor, Jr. is the host and producer of Acronym TV. He has also produced and directed the documentaries American Autumn: an Occudoc and Legalize Democracy. Follow him on twitter (@DennisTrainorJr).