Pussy Riot is officially free!!!
And shockingly enough, it was the man they were protesting against who is responsible for releasing them from jail!
Russian President Vladimir Putin!
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were the two members of the political punk rock girl band who were locked up after staging an anti-Putin demonstration at Moscow’s Christ the Savior cathedral last year.
Putin, today, publicly scolded the two imprisoned women but confirmed that they will soon be pardoned from their two-year prison sentences under an amnesty bill. He explained:
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Just like every year, President Obama has pardoned two turkeys this year before Thanksgiving.
We're sure the turkeys, Peace and Liberty, were relieved to have received a stay of execution so close to Thanksgiving.
The whole Obama family was present as the Prez gave his speech.
Check it out in the above video.
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A decision that only took 130 years to make!
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has decided not to pardon the infamous Wild West outlaw, Billy the Kid, who killed nine people between the years of 1878 and 1881.
Reports say that 130 years ago, territorial governor Lew Wallace promised Billy a pardon in exchange for a testimony about the killings he witnessed.
Wallace did not meet the end of his bargain and Billy was shot dead in 1881 by Sherriff Patrick Garrett after killing two deputies and escaping jail. He had been sentenced to hang.
Governor Richardson has said in the past that he was interested in the story and tried to pardon Billy to fulfill the promise of clemency. However, he decided against it due to insufficient details.
"I felt I could not rewrite history.
I have decided not to pardon Billy the Kid because of a lack of conclusiveness, and also the historical ambiguity as to why governor Wallace reneged on his pardon."
What do U think? Should Billy the Kid have been pardoned?
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