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harvey007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:18 PM
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Truth about laughing prisoner who wanted to look her best to be shot
Source: London Daily Mail

At her trial Xiuling had pleaded to the judge: Please give me a second chance to live. I want to live. I am still young.
But while wealth and political connections can often secure leniency in China, Xiuling had neither.
Just nine months after her court appearance she was executed with a bullet in the back of her head.



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tblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:23 PM
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1. Ok, now I'm depressed.
That's so sad. They tricked her into confessing. It's a brutal world it seems. The wrong people are the ones convicted time and time again. To execute a young girl for carrying some drugs? No words....
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Gman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:27 PM
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2. So let's just keep sending American jobs to China
Shareholder wealth is the most important thing.
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russspeakeasy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:52 PM
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3. yeah, profit above all...
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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 09:40 PM
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4. Olympic Games Show Whos Best Friends Forever with Authoritarians and Dictators
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UpInArms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 10:47 PM
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5. Walmart rules! Me gotta get me Iphone and Ipad and some
other I gadget

:sarcasm:
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The Doctor. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-11-11 12:28 AM
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6. "Favored nation trading status"

Sorry, but that's one big 'fuck you' to Bill Clinton. Much as I like him, his pen could have prevented rather than enabled the current reality. 20/20 hindsight my ass. We knew China was still a despotic state.
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