Thursday, August 16, 2007

Desperate Nation

If you've read my blog for very long, you know that the decline of Western populations and the coinciding explosions of Muslim and third world ones is a fascination of mine. Yes, among all my chatter about vintage finds, frugality, homeschooling and homemaking, I have to insert an article every now and then about our diminishing populations and attempts to correct that. France, Australia, and many other countries are offering monetary incentives to families if they will just have another child.

What I read this morning, however, takes the cake. Read about Russia's bizarre attempts to encourage procreation at Barbara Curtis' Miz Report (her political blog which I rarely read...But this was just too crazy to skip!).

Russians given time off to procreate

Meanwhile back at the ranch: youth indoctrination in Russia

Warning: mature content


Hannah's Mom said...

oooohhhh my!! Prizes to give birth, it might just be me, but I am thinking not the reason to have a baby. :) I should not comment on this I could get myself in trouble. LOL

Donetta said...

My children are both adopted out of Russia. This will put an end to those adoptions. How about addressing the poverty and alcoholism first.