Last words from Texas

With Texas Governor Rick Perry entering the race for U.S. president, expect the executions conducted under his watch to come under renewed scrutiny.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice provides excellent records here, complete with last statements of the executed offenders.

These are kind of chilling.  Just out of curiosity, I threw them into a tag clog via Wordle (click for full size).

Another example, I hope, of how text can be data, too.

2 thoughts on “Last words from Texas

  1. Pingback: Government taking public pulse via tag cloud | a few tasteful snaps

  2. Pingback: Government taking public pulse via tag cloud | Ottawa Citizen

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>