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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Chinese government rejects foreign pressure, saves national honor

Not wishing to fall below the standard set by Arkansas in the execution of the mentally pathetic (Ricky Ray Rector, who saved the dessert from his last meal "for later"), the Chinese state executed Akmal Shaikh today. (Actually, this beats Arkansas, since Rector was a killer, whereas Shaikh's crime was non-violent.)

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