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Putin: US image damaged forever over economy woes
AP ^ | October 09, 2008

Posted on 10/09/2008 1:49:30 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

MOSCOW (AP) — The financial crisis has irreparably damaged the image of the U.S. as the leader of the free world and the global economy, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

Putin's remarks during a Communist Party meeting were the latest Russian attack singling out the U.S. as the chief culprit in the global financial turmoil.

"Trust in the United States as the leader of the free world and the free economy, and confidence in Wall Street as the center of that trust, has been damaged, I believe, forever," Putin said. "There will be no return to the previous situation."

Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev have repeatedly accused the U.S. of responsibility for the crisis and called for changes in the world financial system.

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The leadership of the Russian Communist Party was 'absolutely right' in the assessment that the USA is “not a trustworthy' financial leader of the world”, Mr Putin said. - October 9, 2008
1 posted on 10/09/2008 1:49:31 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Putin: US image damaged forever over economy woes

Now he's beginning to sound like that raving syphilitic Chavez.

2 posted on 10/09/2008 1:50:45 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Putin: A KGB thug in a former communist hell-hole, who has ruined his nation’s economy and stock market by his outrageous thefts and the lack of rule of law.


3 posted on 10/09/2008 1:52:56 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

USA has been gravely damaged to the point of death by having leaders, who are trying to follow the UN. The UN wants to turn us into a third world country, taking first , all of our jobs, now all of our finances. This is hopeless. Both Bush and Obama are globalists.


4 posted on 10/09/2008 1:53:45 PM PDT by tessalu
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Oil prices are crashing and Vladi’s stash of hard currency is crashing with it.


5 posted on 10/09/2008 1:53:58 PM PDT by Numbers Guy
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The sterling Russian economy sure does set the standard for affluence and success, doesn’t it, Vlad?


6 posted on 10/09/2008 1:54:03 PM PDT by GingisK
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To: Numbers Guy
Oil prices are crashing and Vladi’s stash of hard currency is crashing with it.

And Vlad's own stock markets have had a few halts recently to stem the losses.
7 posted on 10/09/2008 1:55:26 PM PDT by mmichaels1970 (Stand up for CHUCK!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

A Communist Party meeting, and Obama wasn’t invited? Boy is he going to be steamed!/s;)


8 posted on 10/09/2008 1:56:00 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Go float your head over Alaska, Pootie.


9 posted on 10/09/2008 1:57:26 PM PDT by steve-b (Intelligent design is to evolutionary biology what socialism is to free-market economics.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Putin may be auditioning for Katie Couric’s job, Putin is a good democrat, he knows all the talking points.


10 posted on 10/09/2008 1:57:52 PM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“Putin: US image damaged forever over economy woes”

Guess that’s like the idea that Soviet Union will exist FOREVER.


11 posted on 10/09/2008 1:58:52 PM PDT by rod1
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Former KGB official speaks, denigrates US. Global press cheers.


12 posted on 10/09/2008 1:59:19 PM PDT by weegee (Obama's a uniter?"I want you to argue with them (friends,neighbors,Republicans) & get in their face")
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Gee, and Mr Putin had been so committed to a positive image for the U.S.

He must be crestfallen.

13 posted on 10/09/2008 2:00:27 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He sounds about as bad as Obama.


14 posted on 10/09/2008 2:00:32 PM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He is just mad crude dropped below $90. Now he has to recall his bombers and his fleet.


15 posted on 10/09/2008 2:03:15 PM PDT by microgood
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Putin's remarks during a Communist Party meeting were the latest Russian attack singling out the U.S. as the chief culprit in the global financial turmoil.

"Trust in the United States as the leader of the free world and the free economy, and confidence in Wall Street as the center of that trust, has been damaged, I believe, forever," Putin said. "There will be no return to the previous situation."

We haven't seen much of Pelosi, Frank, Dodd, Soros, Ayers, Dohrn, and Michelle Obama lately. I wonder if they were in attendance at that meeting of their comrades?

16 posted on 10/09/2008 2:03:30 PM PDT by onemiddleamerican
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Putin: US image damaged forever over economy woes

This from a man who orders the cold-blooded murders of journalists and dissidents both within his own country and also outside of it. Putin lacks the credibility of toad.

17 posted on 10/09/2008 2:04:21 PM PDT by snarks_when_bored
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To: Caipirabob
"Trust in the United States as the leader of the free world and the free economy,"

Since he has never admitted the leadership of the United States over his gulag, he is then admitting that his nation and his economy are NOT free, but rather subject to supreme authority---just as Obamunism advocates.

18 posted on 10/09/2008 2:04:47 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Forever is a long time.


19 posted on 10/09/2008 2:05:17 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Numbers Guy

“Oil prices are crashing and Vladi’s stash of hard currency is crashing with it.”

Very interesting unintended consequence of our economic downturn will be falling oil prices. This will hurt Putin and especially Hugo Chavez, who has been buying the loyalty of the masses through the oil wealth.


20 posted on 10/09/2008 2:06:52 PM PDT by Chet 99 (Vote McCain/Palin, or this will be our future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb5EFZmgbs)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The only difference between Putin and the typical loser third-world dictator who blames all his nation’s woes on the U.S. is that the former has a nuke arsenal.


21 posted on 10/09/2008 2:07:03 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Trust in the United States as the leader of the free world and the free economy, and confidence in Wall Street as the center of that trust, has been damaged, I believe, forever,” Putin said. “There will be no return to the previous situation.”

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Statement from Communist Party USA (CPUSA):

“The Communist Party USA views the 2008 elections as a tremendous opportunity to defeat the policies of the right-wing Republicans and to move our country in a new progressive direction.

The record turnout in the Democratic Presidential primary races shows that millions of voters, including millions of new voters, are using this election to bring about real change. We wholeheartedly agree with them.”

http://cpusa.org/article/articleview/907/1/4/


22 posted on 10/09/2008 2:10:52 PM PDT by JavaJumpy (The gloves are off, the heels are on - GO SARAHCUDA, GO!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Re-opened the Russian exchange yet, Pooti? Oh, and that sucking sound you’re hearing is hard rubles departing for the U.S. market. It may be declining but it’s going to be around for awhile, or at least that’s the way to bet. Best of luck with that retirement condo in Orlando.


23 posted on 10/09/2008 2:11:05 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Back to eating turnips for you, Pooty.


24 posted on 10/09/2008 2:12:00 PM PDT by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Big whoop. Russia’s image is still reeling from their domination of Eastern Europe and their renewed desires for a new Soviet Em[pire.


25 posted on 10/09/2008 2:12:04 PM PDT by PeterFinn (Buraq HUSSEIN Obama. If the libs don't like his name then why support him?)
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To: mmichaels1970

That, and the Ruble has fallen.


26 posted on 10/09/2008 2:12:17 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Regardless of what Mr KGB has to say the USA will in fact recover and under the proper leadership will become the shining example of not only the free world but the world in general. Never underestimate the free people of the USA. LONG LIVE THE REPUBLIC.
27 posted on 10/09/2008 2:12:54 PM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98...Ain't no Newbie!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Dear Putin, go {insert expletive here} yourself.


28 posted on 10/09/2008 2:14:00 PM PDT by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Nah, forever is a long time. How often do people talk about Russia’s treachery in attacking Poland from the East in 1939, or the Katyn forest? Time papers these things over.


29 posted on 10/09/2008 2:27:55 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’ll take a stab,

None of this is really serious of course but we can imagine...
Pull all forigen aid, except those that are truly allied with US, Smash Freddie & Fannie, Jail Frank the idiot boy and his wall street ilk. Expell the UN. Drill Drill Drill. Military attitude of “Mess with any of us and you die, no troops, just really big bombs”. Become as Isolationist as we can, for like.. 5 years.

Tunes will change. Actually I think the world would colapse around us.

So I guess that’s not an option.
How much is a barrel of oil? How much for a bushell of corn or wheat?

OK, I’ll play Vlashmeres Pukins game:

Dude, you take your sh.. uh stuff, and we’ll take ours. Were done, We aint friends, Nuke us and well ensure nothing lives or grows in the Russiian territory for like- the half life of the best energy source we make bombs out of, IOW our best Nukey bombs.

Because, unlike you dolts, we’d rather be dead than be slaves.

OK, I know this approach won’t work either (but it was kinda fun thinking about it).

So what will work with Pukin? The US populous could tell him to STFU, but he dosent have to listen.

I have the answer!! Our own current president grows brass stuff, and tells Pukin to STFU! and threatens to allow all American farmers to grow, and sell, without US government regulation, as much as they can, to the highest bidder.

“They” may have oil - We got food.

Actually, that would work, of course it’s a pipe dream. That any American has to listen to the likes of Vulky Pukey bashing the US government makes me ill.
That’s the job of ‘We The People’.


30 posted on 10/09/2008 2:32:51 PM PDT by ChetNavVet (Build It, and they won't come!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

why dosen’t this stupid f###in KGB Roosky just shut his friggin vodka hole.


31 posted on 10/09/2008 2:33:34 PM PDT by Vaquero
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Says the man whose economy is 0.0000000000001% as big as that of the United States. (Okay, I may be giving him too much credit.)


32 posted on 10/09/2008 2:35:21 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (McCain, the Ipecac president... Obama the strychnine president...)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Maybe not forever, but at least until Nov 5th when the markets rebound because we rejected Obambi and elected McCain/Palin
33 posted on 10/09/2008 2:36:59 PM PDT by Mogollon ($5/gal Gas....Kick the Jacka$$es Out!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

So who will be the next economic world leader? Russia?

* snort *


34 posted on 10/09/2008 2:45:43 PM PDT by kenth (Will Rogers never met Barack Obama.)
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To: ChetNavVet
“They” may have oil - We got food.

I know I'd rather have food. We need to stop giving it away to nations unfriendly to us, and or charge them highest dollar for our food. By the way, Putin isn't so bad; he's said kinder things about the U.S.A. than Obama.

35 posted on 10/09/2008 4:40:01 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: lizol; Lukasz; strategofr; GSlob; spanalot; Thunder90; Tailgunner Joe; propertius; REactor; ...
Putin's remarks during a Communist Party meeting were the latest Russian attack singling out the U.S. as the chief culprit in the global financial turmoil...

Russia/Soviet/Coldwar2 PING!!!

To be added or removed from this list, please FReepmail me!!!

36 posted on 10/11/2008 6:27:08 PM PDT by Thunder90
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Putin never officially left the Communist Party of the Soviet Union or the KPRF, its successor party.


37 posted on 10/11/2008 6:36:26 PM PDT by Thunder90
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To: Thunder90

Look in his eyes Mr. President and you will see KGB — shame Mr. Bush you never saw it!


38 posted on 10/11/2008 6:46:35 PM PDT by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER -- VOTE FOR McCAIN/PALIN2008! LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: Thunder90; Quix; nw_arizona_granny; milford421; CindyDawg; Velveeta; Calpernia; LucyT

What have I been saying (to be fair I know that 99.9% of everyone on this thread knows this too...)? At least McCain knew it (Thompson, too). Heck, Palin probably heard the gossip across the water from Russia! ;)

You know what... Putin can kiss my grits (As Flo would say). It wouldn’t be lady-like or family friendly if I typed what I feel like saying right now...

If Putin thinks that his Comrades Obama, and Chavez are going to get away with stealing this election & our country, and that Russia can proceed in putting back together their “Union” as Putin said he wanted to do, then they’ve got another thing coming...

If there’s one thing American knows how to do it’s kick some butt when the time comes, and if Russia is going to start playing games — aw, heck, they’ve ALREADY been playing games. They need to stop, and Europe needs to tell them so as well.


39 posted on 10/11/2008 6:48:28 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ Pro-Palin & NObama Gear : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Caipirabob

No, he’s the one who taught Chavez... And they’re working with Iran, which means they are also funding the terrorists killing our soldiers already, and they are allied with China who is poisoning people with their products, and China, and Russia, and Putin’s comrade Soros and the other Socialist and Communist, and Islamo-Fascist terrorists, and Mullahs and others around the world think that we are “damaged” and they are going to go for the jugular.

We’d better be prepared, and Europe, and Israel better be ready, too.


40 posted on 10/11/2008 6:51:34 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ Pro-Palin & NObama Gear : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: PhiKapMom

No doubt, eh? I really, really hate being right. At least they are pushing the pretense anymore, it’s not like we couldn’t see it.


41 posted on 10/11/2008 6:53:52 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ Pro-Palin & NObama Gear : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: LibertyRocks

*are should have been are not.


42 posted on 10/11/2008 6:54:20 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ Pro-Palin & NObama Gear : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Brought to us courtesy of the democrat party. The dems are probably happy about this.


43 posted on 10/11/2008 6:56:16 PM PDT by dforest (Is there any good idea out there that Obama doesn't lay claim to anymore?)
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To: LibertyRocks

I was mad when Bush #41 let the Soviets tour our missile bases against Cheney’s wishes when he was still in office. When his son talked about Putin all I could think of was KGB and how could Bush #43 be so naive to think the former head of the KGB could be trusted.

Would have rather been wrong but it never made sense to trust Putin — KGB leaders don’t change their spots.


44 posted on 10/11/2008 7:02:57 PM PDT by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER -- VOTE FOR McCAIN/PALIN2008! LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: LibertyRocks

Not if the GPTB have decreed otherwise.


45 posted on 10/11/2008 7:10:45 PM PDT by Quix (POL LDRS GLOBALIST QUOTES: #76 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2031425/posts?page=77#77)
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To: PhiKapMom

LOTS of things have NOT made

patriotic sense for at least 50 years . . .

at least since 1900 per the quotes of our political, literary and media leaders reff’d in my tagline.


46 posted on 10/11/2008 7:12:19 PM PDT by Quix (POL LDRS GLOBALIST QUOTES: #76 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2031425/posts?page=77#77)
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To: Quix

Well, I’m praying that’s all we can really do besides what we’re all already doing, and trying to get the word out.

I’ve also been remember that great quote - “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” ;) Ultimately there are way more of us than there are of those who wish to destroy our country.


47 posted on 10/11/2008 7:27:47 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ Pro-Palin & NObama Gear : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Quix

Yep, that’s in the back of my mind as well...


48 posted on 10/11/2008 7:28:26 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ Pro-Palin & NObama Gear : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: LibertyRocks

GOD IS GOD AND ALWAYS WILL BE GOD.

THAT MAKES

ALL

THE DIFFERENCE.


49 posted on 10/11/2008 7:33:44 PM PDT by Quix (POL LDRS GLOBALIST QUOTES: #76 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2031425/posts?page=77#77)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He’s full of it. 55 trillion in trading affected by one. Try again Vladimir.


50 posted on 10/11/2008 8:16:29 PM PDT by eyedigress ( My first 4 wheeler was on the rocks in Fairbanks)
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