all of them?
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.