Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Russian's "At 'It'" Again (Literally)

Sex for the Motherland

Is Putin Joseph Smith Jr, the VI?

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Another political sex-cult link I found at Drudge, if you remember, I commented a bit on the previous article on this topic, which is a real topic – that is, the low birth-rate of Western countries. My previous comment is entitled From Russia with Love, and deals with the scary notion that while the problem of low birth rates is an actual concern, how Putin deals with this will determine the true “fear factor” involved (another “Hitler Youth?”).

At any rate, the Denver Post is commenting on Russia’s “plan of attack,” a plan – mind you – that most men will dutifully volunteer for I am sure. Enjoy.

Russians get day off to procreate, then win prizes

By The Denver Post


Moscow - A Russian region of Ulyanovsk has found a novel way to fight the nation's birth-rate crisis: It has declared Sept. 12 the Day of Conception and for the third year running is giving couples time off from work to procreate.

The hope is for a brood of babies exactly nine months later on Russia's national day. Couples who "give birth to a patriot" during the June 12 festivities win money, cars, refrigerators and other prizes.

Ulyanovsk, about 550 miles east of Moscow, has held similar contests since 2005. Since then, the number of competitors, and the number of babies born to them, has been on the rise.

Russia, with one-seventh of Earth's land surface, has just 141.4 million citizens, making it one of the most sparsely settled countries in the world. With a low birth rate and a high death rate, the population has been shrinking since the early 1990s.

In his state-of-the-nation address last year, President Vladimir Putin called the demographic crisis the most acute problem facing Russia and announced a broad effort to boost Russia's birth rate, including cash incentives to families that have more than one child.

Ulyanovsk Gov. Sergei Morozov has added an element of fun to the national campaign.

The 2007 grand prize went to Irina and Andrei Kartuzov, who received a UAZ-Patriot, a sport utility vehicle. Other contestants won video cameras, TVs, refrigerators and washing machines.