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On July 12, 2013, the Brooklyn Nets unknowingly signed what has been their death warrant.
The reformer Alexander Yakovlev discovered, once the K.G.B. archives were opened, the casual way in which Soviet leaders under Stalin signed death warrants for hundreds of thousands of fellow citizens, before being executed themselves.
Rather, the slide viewer serves only as a pathetic index of the imbalance between Parallax and its victim-critics, a piece of low-tech equipment clung to by an amateur living under a death warrant.
The governor who signed his first death warrant, Bob Martinez, left office in 1991.
Think back to the American Revolution where those who signed the Declaration of Independence were essentially signing their death warrants.
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: an official document ordering a person to be killed as a punishment
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