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13 Abortions for Every
10 Live Births in Russia

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 2/8/2013 12:35:08 PM

This week Russian president Vladimir Putin brought Boyz II Men to Moscow to "hopefully [give] Russian men some inspiration ahead of St. Valentine´s Day," according to the Moscow Times. That is, Putin brought the music group to town to encourage love-making, and, he hopes, baby-making to offset Russia´s demographic disaster. But, according to statistics in a new book by Jonathan V. Last, it might have been a wiser move for Putin bring in a pro-life group instead. The book is titled What to Expect When No One’s Expecting.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/8/2013 12:44:42 PM     (No. 9165821)

Russia is in a demographic death spiral. Not only are they aborting, but the public health in Russia is not good. The average life expectancy for a Russian man is 59.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/8/2013 12:50:36 PM     (No. 9165830)

I´m currently reading Last´s book - fascinating and depressing at the same time.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: rep60, 2/8/2013 1:05:02 PM     (No. 9165854)

Are you sure you didn´t mean "the blue states"... for it is the liberal sacrament today, along with Gay marriage.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 2/8/2013 1:27:11 PM     (No. 9165884)

Øvomit is really mad today.

He is demanding that his HHS secretary find a way to have us beat this record. He wants at least 15 abortions for every 10 live births in the Soviet Socialist States of Amerikkka.

20 would make him so much happier...

Teach those darn Russians to be less moral and more evil than us!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 2/8/2013 1:53:20 PM     (No. 9165939)

Don´t worry about a drop in the USAs population. For despite the abortions the United States has the population growth of a third world country. With all of the increase secondary to immigration, almost all of which from 3rd world nations. If you don´t have a third world country, import one. Jeez.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jlw509, 2/8/2013 1:57:26 PM     (No. 9165944)

Somebody double-check my math here, but I think the abortion rate is worse in the Bronx, where the abortion rate is 67 percent of all pregnancies, which works out to 67 abortions per 33 live births, which is approx. 20 abortions for every 10 life births.

Way to go, Bronx.

And that doesn´t count the after-intercourse pills they hand out for free to NYC high-school girls. I read about that here http://tinyurl.com/NYC-Plan-B

Over 12,000 of these after-intercourse pills given to underage girls per year without parental consent. How about creating a perfect environment for pedophiles.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 2/8/2013 2:06:20 PM     (No. 9165962)

"13 Abortions for Every 10 Live Births in Russia"

According to Wikipedia, "Russia had the highest number of abortions per woman of child-bearing age in the world according to UN data of 2004." The average number of abortions for Russian women ranges anywhere from 6 -12 in their lifetimes.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jlw509, 2/8/2013 2:15:01 PM     (No. 9165983)

#5, in point of fact, the total fertility rate of the USA is 2.07, which is very nearly, but not quite, the replacement level. In other words, we´re not quite up to Zero Population Growth.

If you subtract immigrants and first generation children of immigrants, we´d be way down at something like 1.6 . In oher words, we´d be in a state of slo-mo demographic decline, like most of Europe.

The only thing that can "save" Russia demographically would be invasion by the "stan" people --- Muslims --- from the south-central Asia, and by China into the Russian Far East. And of course, that won´t save "Russia": it´s just re-populate, with other peoples, the land-mass-that-used-to-be-Russia.

What will "save" the USA? Fill in the blank.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lavalette, 2/8/2013 3:12:07 PM     (No. 9166077)

The lack of desire on the part of native born Americans to reporduce is one reason we attract immigrants, legal and illegal, to make up for the lack of new workers. It also means the political impact of the immigrants is greater.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/8/2013 3:43:51 PM     (No. 9166148)

Seems like the only people on the planet who ARE reproducing like rabbits are Muslims. And that´s tragic for everyone.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Japanorama, 2/8/2013 5:38:18 PM     (No. 9166312)

Why don´t Russians just go ahead and genetically engineer an abortifacient into Russian men´s sperm?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Japanorama, 2/8/2013 5:39:59 PM     (No. 9166316)

The Chinese to the east and the Muslims to the south will be happy to take over management of Russia.

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