Skip to comments.Russian parliament backs ban on "gay propaganda"
Posted on 01/25/2013 11:09:25 AM PST by NKP_Vet
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's parliament backed a draft law on Friday banning "homosexual propaganda", in what critics see as an attempt to shore up support for President Vladimir Putin in the country's largely conservative society.
Only one deputy in the State Duma lower house voted against the bill, but passions spilled over outside the chamber, where 20 people were detained after scuffles between Russian Orthodox Christians and gay activists who staged a "kiss-in" protest.
"We live in Russia, not Sodom and Gomorrah," United Russia deputy Dmitry Sablin said before the 388-1 vote in the 450-seat chamber. "Russia is a thousands-years-old country founded on its own traditional values - the protection of which is dearer to me than even oil and gas."
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Russians always were an intelligent people. They will not bow to pressure from deviants who seek to return to the primitive ways of homosexualism.
Good for the Russians!
“We live in Russia, not Sodom and Gomorrah,”
Good gosh. Who would have ever guessed I’d end up being more like Russians than Americans in my later life?!
We won the cold war, but they will win the culture war. I think I’ll order a set of language-learning tapes in Russian, just to be safe.
“We won the cold war, but they will win the culture war. I think Ill order a set of language-learning tapes in Russian, just to be safe.”
I’ve developed a serious dislike for about 52% of Americans, including most of Hollywood, and all of the media. I’m not joking when I say I’d seriously consider researching life in Russia.
SWM plutocrat seeks same for quiet times, walks in the woods, horsing around...
Meet me Lubyanka basement after closing.
I would love to have his excellency call out Putin on this, in person. After Vlady knocked him on his ass, discussion would be over. Of course, Vlady would have to go for shots after that one just in case.
Whoever thought I would agree with the Ruskies before my own country on any issue much less this one.
You might find more economic freedom in some place like Colombia.
What a shame when former Communist Russia has more moral authority than is found in this country.
“Good gosh. Who would have ever guessed Id end up being more like Russians than Americans in my later life?!”
I know, I hear they have essentially free markets there now, too.
Good on them.
I bet they don’t call pederasts using a synonym for the word “cheerful”.
Russia sure seems to comprehend the intrinsic dangers of allowing the culture to rot to hell. Never would have predicted this, but it looks more and more like Russia will manage to survive, while America continues its rapid downward spiral towards degeneracy and destruction.
“You might find more economic freedom in some place like Colombia.”
From what little I know, crime is a big issue in both places. It just seems they dislike Americans a little more in Columbia.
Forget Russia, go to Poland! They have the same views and they’re a very out of the way country. I think they’re just about the most down to earth people on this planet. I’ve ALWAYS wanted to move to Poland.
“Russia sure seems to comprehend the intrinsic dangers of allowing the culture to rot to hell. Never would have predicted this, but it looks more and more like Russia will manage to survive, while America continues its rapid downward spiral towards degeneracy and destruction.”
Apparently the Russians are bright enough to see America as an example of what NOT to do.
They live in Russia. We live in Sodom and Gomorrah.
“Forget Russia, go to Poland! They have the same views and theyre a very out of the way country. I think theyre just about the most down to earth people on this planet. Ive ALWAYS wanted to move to Poland.”
The Poles have been friends to America before America’s cultural collapse. That’s a big plus. And their president was a big detractor of Algore. I remember him asking to debate his Goreness. Another huge plus. Weather no unlike where I am... I wonder what the cost of living is like? Hmmmmm...
No. I can’t.
Wages are low but that’s because the cost of living is low. I’ve read blogs about Americans who have moved to Poland and they said they have no problem living there. The only real obstacle is learning the language. I tried self-teaching it and after about 100-125 words I quit. It’s impossible if you don’t live there.
“The only real obstacle is learning the language. I tried self-teaching it and after about 100-125 words I quit. Its impossible if you dont live there.”
I’m older, and it’s tough for us old ducks to pick up new languages. I wonder if an instructor based course would make it easier? Local college, or some such thing?
Can’t be harder than Chinese?
Having been there multiple times, I would highly recommend it, especially if you are a lover of high culture (classical music, ballet, opera, etc., etc.) and/or are a committed Christian who would like to see the restoration of Christian values happening after the dictatorship.
Given that, I would also recommend the Ukraine, Slovakia, and other nearby countries for the same humble, hospitable, down-to-earth people,especially if one goes with the expectation of learning from them about dealing with life instead of looking down on them.
DAMN In Russia traditions values YOU!
Less economc freedom in Columbia. Taxes all over, and about double Russias tax rates. and in some cases triple. They even have an honest to god Stamp tax. Like the one we rebelled against in the colonies. All official documents, and records used for anything have to have an official government tax stamp.
And then instead of being surrounded by hot Russian babydolls, you are surrounded by indian culture, Americans living a Che’ fantasy, women in funny shaped cowboy hats, and your ears are assaulted by that endless pan flute sounding music.
“Given that, I would also recommend the Ukraine, Slovakia, and other nearby countries for the same humble, hospitable, down-to-earth people,especially if one goes with the expectation of learning from them about dealing with life instead of looking down on them.”
I’m a pretty simple guy. I have to have a reason before I look down on someone. I look down on:
American urban culture
I place high value on people who live life, not tweet and facebook and who knows what else all day. I hate what is happening to America and I would consider relocating for my retirement years, (in a few years). It’s not something I say lightly, and there are significant complications, but it kills me to see what goes on here, every stinking day.
It’s as if it’s a marriage gone bad. In my younger days, America was all I had ever hoped for. Sure, she had some issues, but everyone does. She was beautiful beyond compare, and always seemed to do something to amaze me. But, she developed a really, really bad habit, socialism. Socialism has made her ugly, intolerant, and unmotivated. She simply sucks the life force out of anyone who comes near her.
It may be time to find a new love.
Naw! You see in Russia or China you’d have to learn a whole new alphabet, but Polish has the same Latin letters. It actually isn’t all that difficult if you submerse yourself in the language. The grammar is comprehensible it’s just the pronunciation. For instance the Polish word for sorry: “przepraszam”. It’s actually pronounced “sha-preh-sham”. Those Slavic languages are crazy! I don’t think a college or instructor could ever teach me a language. It’d just bore me to death. If you wanna learn a language, you gotta submerse yourself in it. Languages have always interested me. There’s your little lesson on Polski :P
“Languages have always interested me. Theres your little lesson on Polski :P”
I live near Cleveland, Ohio. Very strong Polish American contingent there. The surnames are something else. For example:
Mike Krzyzewski - sha-SHEV-ski
How you get sha-SHEV-ski out of that is beyond me.
13% flat tax.
“13% flat tax.”
Sounds better all the time!
That will never happen in America. There are only two ways a flat tax would happen in America:
1 - Total economic and political collapse causing a reconstitution of the government.
2 - Someone figures out a magical way to decouple corporate interests from the government.
Just sneak across their border, sign up for all the welfare bennies and demand that everything be in English.
I'm going to stick it out to the bitter end. I want my chance to kill as many as these anti-americans as I can when the time comes. I owe that to the founding fathers.