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Headlines that catch the eye (Read 1187 times)

    Russian court finds Pussy Riot rockers guilty of hooliganism

     

    Old news evidently, shows how much attention I pay to the news.

      I hope foreign artists refuse to perform in Russia as long as Pussy Riot are incarcerated.  I hope they are not incarcerated any longer, of course.  A suspended sentence would be the best outcome at this point.

      Well at least someone here is making relevance to the subject.

      xor


        So Pussy Riot causes hooliganism. 

         

        Well, duh.

         

        Give in to their demands.

         

          Two years.

           

          (Modified for link to better article.)

          Well at least someone here is making relevance to the subject.


          Queen of 3rd Place

            This is the protest that got them in trouble:

            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALS92big4TY

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            Queen of 3rd Place

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              Dave

                So Pussy Riot causes hooliganism. 

                 

                Well, duh.

                 

                Give in to their demands.

                 

                 NOW I remember why I need to come back here more often.

                 

                Spectacular, Stevie Ray.

                I ran a mile and I liked it, liked it, liked it.

                dgb2n@yahoo.com

                  And my fave:

                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiWu92wvwm8&feature=related

                   

                  The funny thing here is, if you discount the lyrics (in Russian, I mean), it could be ANY punk song.  Sorta reminds me of some Plasmatics.  Sans the breast bearing Wendy O Williams.

                   

                  I kinda like it.

                   

                  Now, for the controversy...that they are being prosecuted, is really alien to us in the West (or, at least me).   Granted, I have no idea what they're saying, but, people in the US say some really bad things.  Yeah, they get in trouble if they *threaten* the POTUS and stuff, but, from what I gather, that's not what Pussy Riot did.

                   

                  How different is Russia from the old USSR?

                  Jeff


                  day after day sameness

                    Choosing my words carefully has never been my strength I've been known to be vague and often pointless

                    xor


                      So in reading up on Pussy Riot, I came across the article on nbcnews about the current popular righteous indignation by western famous folks on PR's behalf.  (see: Kony)

                       

                      My favorite bit was "Alicia Silverstone wrote Putin..."

                       

                      Alicia Silverstone?

                       

                      She's had a lot of time on her hands.  Plus, there is no way to ponder that WITHOUT thinking of Clueless. 

                       

                        So in reading up on Pussy Riot, I came across the article on nbcnews about the current popular righteous indignation by western famous folks on PR's behalf.  (see: Kony)

                         

                        My favorite bit was "Alicia Silverstone wrote Putin..."

                         

                        Alicia Silverstone?

                         

                        She's had a lot of time on her hands.  Plus, there is no way to ponder that WITHOUT thinking of Clueless. 

                         

                        Or this

                         

                        http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/28/alicia-silverstone-feed-baby-gross-wwhl-video_n_1384480.html

                        Jeff

                        xor


                          "Russian Clerics forgive Pussy Riot. Ask For Mercy."

                           


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                            I did a double take at this headline.

                            Gu verdict provokes online uproar

                              I did a double take at this headline.

                              Gu verdict provokes online uproar

                               

                              Paywall.

                              Jeff


                              I'm back!

                                That's funny. I get that too now, but not the first time I was there, from Google News. Looks like when you click through from there you're allowed in. Search for "gu verdict" on Google News.

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