Monday, February 28, 2011

Execution Date Set For Mark Stroman

Mark Stroman has received an execution date for July 20, 2011. He is not a sympathetic person, as he committed a hate crime against an Arab man in retaliation for 9-11. Read more about him on his web page.

He now realizes that his crime was wrong:
I can not tell you that I am an innocent man. I am not asking you to feel sorry for me and I won’t hide the truth. I am a human being and made a terrible mistake out of love, grief and anger, and believe me I am paying for it every single minute of the day and it haunts me in my sleep as well.  

September 11th, 2001 I lost my sister in the World Trade Center. I remember sitting at home watching the nightmare on TV. And knowing she was on the top floors of the North Tower…  Let’s just say that I could not think clearly anymore and I am sorry to say I made innocent people pay for my rage, anger, grief and loss. I have destroyed my victim’s families as well as my own. Out of pure anger and stupidity I did some things to some men from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia - and now I sit on Death Row awaiting execution. And by no means am I proud of what I have done.
Here are his words from something he write on Jan. 19, 2002.  
. . . this was not a crime of hate but an act of Passion and Patriotism, an act of country and commitment, an act of retribution and recompense. The was not done during Peace time but at War time. I, Mark Anthony Stroman, felt a need to exact some measure of equality and fairness for the thousands of victims of September 11th, 2001, for the United States of America and it’s people, The People of this Great Country. GOD BLESS AMERICA

You can read the whole statement at:  http://www.executionchronicles.org/stroman/mark-writes.htm

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

What a load of bull. He committed this murder while robbing a convenience store, and he had a record for burglary before this crime. I do not support the death penalty but I really resent his attempt to cover his vicious crime with nonsense about "wartime," patriotism, retribution, and "God Bless America."

Anonymous said...

they only realize its wrong when they are in jail. the lethal injection serves him right.

Anonymous said...

he killed mu uncle, he is an A hole, and deserves to get the death penalty....they make mistakes and now want people to feel bad....YOU KNOW WHAT WE DONT FEEL BAD FOR YOU AND I HOPE YOU BURN IN HELL!... he also has 4 kids just like you and they had a good father unlike your kids...burn in hell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

You're a disgrace! Burn in Hell!!!!

Anonymous said...

People will and always have mistakes in life. But the comment previous is very good potential of doing more hate and wrong doing. You don't fight hate with hate. It would most likely end up like him. There is strong words used in the previous. He just unleashed his rage because he loss his loved one from 9/11. I'm
am not supporting Mark's actions but in my religion God forgives every single person from stealing just a little piece of candy or to killing many people. Like I was saying you don't fight fire with fire. You have to leave the past behind and begin healing the scar. Learn to love one another no matter what race, sex, and religion. We are like M&M, different from the outside and the same in the inside.
I hope to spread the message.
God Bless You All!

Anonymous said...

Don't wish anyone to burn in hell. He's not trying to make people feel bad; he is asking for forgiveness. And let me tell you that there are so many people standing up and fighting for him because they see the human being behind what others name supremacist. And I am one of them!

Natchal said...

he is a true partiot,if minority scum were not allowed into america in the 1st place let alone be allowed freedom,911 wouldnt have happened.As for anonomous's uncle,how much crime did he have to commit to afford his business?All minoritys do is take,take,take and we true americans are left holding the bag.

Anonymous said...

HAHA!

Anonymous said...

Well he gets what he wants - the strenght of justics.

He killed somebody because he thought, this people are arabic ... well sometime you see the education of some americans ...

Hope he is crying and begging for his life, becaus the children of the victims still crying and they had no choise

alyce frey said...

Hi I'm a reporter and would like to speak to any family members of the victims in this horrible crime. I see anonymous you say stroman killed your uncle. would you email me? kimberly.king@nbcuni.com
I hope to hear from you.
Sincerely,
Kim

Anonymous said...

What a load of bull. He committed this murder while robbing a convenience store, and he had a record for burglary before this crime. I do not support the death penalty but I really resent his attempt to cover his vicious crime with nonsense about "wartime," patriotism, retribution, and "God Bless America."

This is the first comment I saw when I visited this website. I just wanted to let you know that it weas not a robbery!!!!!!! Nothing was stolen.... he was a grief stricken man who lost a sister... he made a mistake and I am sure he regrets his decision that day. I think you are not a "True American" if you were you would have some compassion and understanding, I did not lose a sister, brother, mom, or dad in the attack, if I had I cannot say what I would have done, and neither can you!

Anonymous said...

Hey Ben, maybe you'll get to like the Air Force. Zooming all over the sky and shouting ROGER and WILCO and everything. Maybe it won't be so bad.