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2013-01-19 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Lenin's body nearer exit
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6534 views ]  Top

#1 Always "Under Repair" especially in high summer.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-19 04:39||   2013-01-19 04:39|| Front Page Top

#2 I'd pay a dollar to go look at him. He's dead.

That's worth at least a dollar.
Posted by Threater Flusoper9823 2013-01-19 07:29||   2013-01-19 07:29|| Front Page Top

#3 Ah, send him on a world tour to places he'll be cheered, like Havana where he can meet up with and join Hugo for the leg to Caracas, before the stop at the White House.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-19 08:38||   2013-01-19 08:38|| Front Page Top

#4 Pack Lenin up and send him to DC quick; there is a swearing in he would not want miss.
Posted by airandee 2013-01-19 11:14||   2013-01-19 11:14|| Front Page Top

#5 Heck - charge people $10 to piss on his grave. You're have a budget surplus in no time.
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-01-19 12:42||   2013-01-19 12:42|| Front Page Top

#6 CF: you are talking about Stalin, regarding gravepizzing, right?
Posted by USN,ret 2013-01-19 14:58||   2013-01-19 14:58|| Front Page Top

#7 Ok wrong tyrant. Sorry. Late night
Posted by USN,ret 2013-01-19 14:59||   2013-01-19 14:59|| Front Page Top

#8 Your right.. Stalin, Mao, Pol-Pot, Castro, The Jong's, Hugo, etc... I think we can have a free-market industry in pissing-on-graves here :).
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-01-19 15:04||   2013-01-19 15:04|| Front Page Top

#9 Actually they did keep ole Stalin on ice right next to Lenin for a few years, but he was the victim of some bad PR and ended up in the wall.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-19 16:51||   2013-01-19 16:51|| Front Page Top

#10 Interesting bit at the end of the article:
Pollsters and analysts see nostalgia for the Soviet era diminishing as older generations die off.
“The number of respondents who regret the collapse of the Soviet Union will fall commensurately with the decrease in the number of people who lived in that country,” Alexei Grazhdankin, deputy head of the Levada Centre, told the Kommersant newspaper this month, explaining a new poll that found that 49 per cent of Russians regretted the collapse of the Soviet Union — the first time the number has fallen below 50 per cent since 1992.

Wonder what the poll results would have been if you'd administered it in American newsrooms and college faculty lounges? Methinks a lot higher than 50 percent.
Posted by Ricky bin Ricardo (Abu Babaloo) 2013-01-19 18:02||   2013-01-19 18:02|| Front Page Top

#11 Ima waiting for Jimmy's dirt nap for a little midnight irrigation
Posted by Frank G 2013-01-19 19:29||   2013-01-19 19:29|| Front Page Top

#12 Wonder what the poll results would have been if you'd administered it in American newsrooms and college faculty lounges? Methinks a lot higher than 50 percent.

Secondary infection.
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-19 22:28||   2013-01-19 22:28|| Front Page Top

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