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By Diogenes (articles ) | May 11, 2006

The shocking headline from Pravda...

USA executes its citizens every ten days

... would explain why immigrants wield so much political clout.

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  • Posted by: Canismater - May. 12, 2006 4:34 AM ET USA

    Substitute "criminals" for "citizens" and most of us would be comfortable. But what does that say about what we think of "criminals"? Are they so much less a person, as in the image and likeness of God, or a citizen, that we should be comfortable being comfortable with their execution? Perhaps, in a sense, Pravda is confronting us with a truth...

  • Posted by: Quadratus - May. 12, 2006 2:37 AM ET USA

    Today the U.S. is the country with most people in prision. We have created a criminal underclass second to none. The Mafia, the black gangs, the creeps and the bloods, the latin gangs like Mara Salvatrucha are just a sample. Just because Europe is a sick man, doesnt mean we do not have our own moral decay to contend with.

  • Posted by: pupil - May. 11, 2006 8:41 PM ET USA

    Another cold war joke: A communist apatchik talks at length about the wonderful life in USSR. One of the comrades reacts: " Tthis is all a big surprize for me. How come I have never seen or heard about all these great things we are all supposedly enjoying?" The aparatchik answers angrily: "It is, because you do not read newspaper, comrade!"

  • Posted by: - May. 11, 2006 11:37 AM ET USA

    Old Cold War Joke: Pravda means Truth Ivestia means News There is no Pravda in Ivestia and No Ivestia in Pravda

  • Posted by: - May. 11, 2006 10:20 AM ET USA

    It's good to see Pravda is still in business and providing the "Truth." I thought that after the Soviet apparatus collapsed most of the writers for Pravda came over to the states and got jobs writing for the NY and LA Times.

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