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Making America Appear Impotent Is A Crime Against All Humanity
Flopping Aces ^ | 07-18-14 | James Raider

Posted on 07/19/2014 9:14:01 AM PDT by Starman417

Perception is everything in international affairs, as in most things human.  Compared to any powerful nation in history, America has prevailed magnificently since WWII as its presence around the world has enabled most of humanity to live in a somewhat subdued degree of peace.  America could not stop all dictators, but its presence and its threat of action imposed a calm where none would have been possible.  Today, a world without American leadership through willful strength, descends into chaos.

Identifying and audibly pinpointing terrorist and vicious thugs wherever they are and putting them on notice that their acts will not stand is a step toward getting them to back down.  Putin's henchmen have more than slightly embarrassed the Russian dictator and have provided Obama with yet another opportunity to embarrass himself.  Killing 298 innocent citizens of Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Philippines, Canada, New Zealand, and Hong Kong, is a serious international crime. There is no doubt who bears the whole weight of responsibility for this crime.  Putin invaded the Ukraine.

Did Obama demand with authority that the crash site be preserved?  Did he emphatically state that there would be dire consequences if the area was not preserved or was desecrated, and vandalized?  Did he order that the airplane's black-box be collected and delivered to an international body for examination? The fund-raiser-in-chief instead made the unbelievable claim that the Ukraine, the separatists, and Russia could end the fighting.  Huh?  Is it news that the Ukraine has been invaded by Russia?  Putin invades and the Ukraine is supposed lay down and play dead? What's he saying, . . .  "Don't fight, that might further anger the Russian dictator?"

The crash site has been irreversibly violated but we have a 'johnny-on-the-spot, Putin-controlled "rebel" commander, Igor Girkin, claiming, "many of the victims may have died days before the plane took off."  Such completely idiotic statements can only come from someone in serious fear for his life -- fear of displeasing his dictator and disappearing altogether.  

Just in case there is uncertainty about the invasion of Ukraine, or how Putin governs, or even who his human tools are in the invasion game, here is an image for the ages:

Alexander Borodai -

This is the Putin-proclaimed Prime Minister of the pro-Russian separatist Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Borodai (centre, if there is any doubt), arriving at the crash site.  This goon has no uncertainty on one thing, . . .  he knows for whom the bell tolls -- Putin's bell tolls for him. 

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: malaysia; putin; russia

1 posted on 07/19/2014 9:14:01 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

I’ve heard so many times, “America and not the policeman of the world”, implying that America should not attempt to be so, or that it was even impossible for us to do so.

I agree that we should not stick our nose into every squabble in the world, but, if the United States withdraws from threatening situations that appear on the world stage through lessening our presence militarily in the world, cutting the size of our military, cutting defense spending, reducing our counter-intelligence presence and assets on the ground - a serious vacuum of power is created.

Whether we like it or not, we were once the major power who spoke softly but carried a big stick. We were a force for good in the world, a force for stability. Now, with Obama, we have withdrawn that presence and others are sensing our withdrawal and hesitation.

The problem with creating a vacuum is that someone else will fill that spot in our place. I think we all know it’s China and Russia. The pecking order has changed in the world and everyone knows it. This is not good for America or for the world.

2 posted on 07/19/2014 9:28:04 AM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: Starman417

I prefer not to start a World War over something that Putin didn’t do...but I guess others might disagree.

3 posted on 07/19/2014 9:35:11 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Starman417

Better to let this regime be impotent. I sure am not going to back the same side as zer0 and his Marxist paradigm. .

4 posted on 07/19/2014 9:38:27 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Starman417

The Ten Talents

‘You wicked, lazy servant!

Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. And throw that worthless servant outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’

5 posted on 07/19/2014 9:50:27 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: BobL

How many died in the sinking of the Lucitania?

6 posted on 07/19/2014 10:10:57 AM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: DownInFlames

1198 people.

7 posted on 07/19/2014 10:13:11 AM PDT by BobL
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