Francis Bacon, Study after Veláquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X, Detail (1953). This was the image I used for my reflection on capital punishment. Though Bacon was attempting to conveying feeling and raw emotion with this selection of colors, the fact that it was a pope (no less named "Innocent") and that it had an "electric chair" quality to it made it somewhat apropos at the time for writing on the subject.
Genocide in Palestine ! "This is disgusting. People are being charged and convicted on 'suspicion' for lesser crimes, while this is a blatant murder, and America does nothing. God forbid they should protect their own citizens and risk offending or angering Israel."