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Russia Responds To Obama Snub
Zero Hedge ^ | 8-7-13 | Tyler Durden

Posted on 08/07/2013 8:08:27 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat

Original title: "Russia Responds To Obama Snub: "We Are Disappointed... But The Snowden Situation Wasn't Created By Us" (had to be truncated)

Earlier we reported that in an act of embarassing political ineptitude not to mention detente reminiscent of the Cold War's worst days, the US president did his best Freudian transferrance attempt today by blaming Putin for his ever escalating headaches caused by one 30 year old NSA whistleblower, and cancelling bilateral talks with the Russian president. And can anyone blame him: with the US increasingly slighted by both superascedent eastern powers, Russia and China, the US finds itself in a position in which it has never been - where foreign nations get to simply say "no." Here is what else Russia is saying in the aftermath of Obama's childish response.

From BBC:

The Kremlin says it is "disappointed" the US cancelled bilateral talks in September, after Russia granted asylum to intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Russian President Vladimir Putin's foreign affairs adviser said the move showed the US could not develop ties with Russia on an "equal basis".

Russian foreign affairs adviser Yuri Ushakov said on Wednesday Russia was not to blame over the Snowden affair.

"This decision is clearly linked to the situation with former agent of US special services [Edward] Snowden, which hasn't been created by us," he said during a phone conference with the press.

"For many years, the Americans have avoided signing an extradition agreement," Mr Ushakov said, "And they have invariably responded negatively to our requests for extradition of people who committed crimes on the territory of Russia, pointing at the absence of such agreement."

But he added the invitation for the bilateral summit was still open.

"Russian representatives are ready to continue working together with American partners on all key issues on the bilateral and multilateral agenda," Mr Ushakov said.

It's sad when Russia makes more sense than the American president. And speaking of the American president, here is his official stance for the reason he escalated:

The decision to cancel the US-Russia summit comes the day after Mr Obama appeared on an evening chat show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, in which he condemned a newly enacted anti-gay law in Russia.

"I have no patience for countries that try to treat gays or lesbians or transgender persons in ways that intimidate them or are harmful to them," Mr Obama said.

So... it's all about the homosexuals?

Then again, as always happens in politics, it is likely all just for show...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhorussia; g20; obamaputin; putin; russia; snowden
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1 posted on 08/07/2013 8:08:27 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat
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To: RKBA Democrat

Putan also was heard to say under his breath that Obama is “too communist for me”.


2 posted on 08/07/2013 8:13:50 PM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Obama like Carter will destroy the hopes and dreams of American Olympic athletes by not allowing our people to participate in the Winter Olympics.


3 posted on 08/07/2013 8:16:05 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

I predict that even if Holder will push for an extradition treaty which is unlikely, Snowden will be a naturalized Russian citizen at the time and it is illegal to extradite citizens by their Constitution which is ahead of treaties there.


4 posted on 08/07/2013 8:16:57 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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To: RKBA Democrat
Joy in the streets of the Motherland...*He's NOT coming!*


5 posted on 08/07/2013 8:18:23 PM PDT by Daffynition (Life's short- paddle hard!)
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To: RKBA Democrat

It ain’t about Snowden. It is about the Russian legislation against pederasty. It is about questions regarding NSA surveillance of Russian (and everybody’s worldwide) phone systems.


6 posted on 08/07/2013 8:20:47 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: RKBA Democrat

0bama has a drama filled hissy fit...

Putin shrugs and chuckles.

i approve Putin’s choice of actions.

(it’s pretty bad when the Russian leader takes little boy blew to school on something so basic. then again, what’d we expect from affirmative action?)


7 posted on 08/07/2013 8:33:27 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: RKBA Democrat
The more Putin makes a fool of Hussein, the more I like the guy......And:

He is unabashedly heterosexual.....which is probably part of why he takes such pleasure in provoking the Kenyan.

8 posted on 08/07/2013 8:41:22 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: RKBA Democrat; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; Liz; ...
RE :” The decision to cancel the US-Russia summit comes the day after Mr Obama appeared on an evening chat show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, in which he condemned a newly enacted anti-gay law in Russia.
“I have no patience for countries that try to treat gays or lesbians or transgender persons in ways that intimidate them or are harmful to them,” Mr Obama said.
So... it's all about the homosexuals? “

OK, I know we disagree with Obama on most things especially him sucking up to the gays as if they are ex-slaves but when Russia disses Obama he is dissing America our Great Country.

Its time for us to pull together as Americans and stand behind Obama and America. Do it for the Children,

We can follow McCain and Grahmnesty’s leads.

9 posted on 08/07/2013 9:00:31 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: sickoflibs
when Russia disses Obama he is dissing America our Great Country.

Nah, he's just crapping on the faggotic RATs and the blue states.

We're not all that "United" in case you hadn't noticed.

10 posted on 08/07/2013 9:04:27 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: sickoflibs

ha...ha...ha...surely you are kidding...right?


11 posted on 08/07/2013 9:05:29 PM PDT by ldish (The Impeachment process should be already be well underway...but trust me it will never be started!)
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To: ldish; ROCKLOBSTER; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy
RE :”ha...ha...ha...surely you are kidding...right?”

On which part?

:)

Where is GOP maddog fighter 'conservative' Dick Cheney on this issue on Obama and gays in Russia? He's not out there critical of Obama on it. I thought he was on our side ......

12 posted on 08/07/2013 9:12:34 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: doorgunner69
Agreed.

Man, I wish we had a real man as President. In these dark ages we live in, we really need a Reagan style leader.

The Kenyan faggot and his childish behavior are enough to make me vomit.

13 posted on 08/07/2013 9:13:43 PM PDT by Prole
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To: RKBA Democrat

I like & support Putin.... and I hate the effiminate p_ssy 0dumb0 more than ever! Go Putin! Open up a can of whoop ass on 0dumb0!


14 posted on 08/07/2013 9:30:12 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I agree! It is part of the Communists’s strategy to foist homosexuality on America. The blue states ate that crap up and swallowed it whole. Putin is just laughing at the blue-state dupes and their gad obama.


15 posted on 08/07/2013 9:34:44 PM PDT by Vision Thing (He has a white house, and he wants to paint it black.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Being from the Generation of Duck and Cover Nuclear Bomb Drills in Elementary School, I find it interesting that I find myself chuckling over the Ruskies making Obama look like a Punk A$$ Pussy.

Unfortunately, the LoFo Sycophant Idiots elected The One and he represents the “new” United States of America that is turning into a European Socialist Paradise right before our eyes.


16 posted on 08/07/2013 9:38:31 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: RKBA Democrat
Putin...


17 posted on 08/07/2013 9:40:56 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

“”I have no patience for countries that try to treat gays or lesbians or transgender persons in ways that intimidate them or are harmful to them,” Mr Obama said. “

All of them Middle East countries he has been sucking up to are known for being so warm and accepting to alternative life styles.


18 posted on 08/07/2013 9:44:59 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If global warming exists I hope it is strong enough to reverse the Big Government snowball)
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To: rcrngroup

Yup, in this battle against the homolympics, it’s a no-brainer to support a real man like Putin against the weak wussybama.


19 posted on 08/07/2013 9:45:05 PM PDT by Vision Thing (He has a white house, and he wants to paint it black.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

This is all for show. Obozo placed Snowden in the position he was in which allowed him to “steal” classified information and leak said information. Obozo wanted that information to come out so as to further weaken the U.S. He wants Snowden in Russia for the same reason.


20 posted on 08/07/2013 10:42:29 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: RKBA Democrat
Russia, technically does not even have to respond. The Obama decision to show the Russkie he's mad reminds us when Obama really wants us to believe him and then he asserts: “...and I MEAN it!!”
Putin and the Soviets are just laughing at the antics of the amateur President and will pretend to be surprised and offended even though they couldn't give a feces.

Russia will just quietly and PROFESSIONALLY continue to build up her empire and undermine the USA at every opportunity. Meanwhile, the Teleprompter and Chief will appear on shows like Leno and sound effeminate.

21 posted on 08/07/2013 11:17:30 PM PDT by Netz (Netz)
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To: sickoflibs
Sure thing. Once the Blue states go under we'll step up to the plate and save the day.
Not a moment sooner.
22 posted on 08/07/2013 11:25:41 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: RKBA Democrat

You know we have crossed the tipping point when it’s easy to have more respect for Russia’s position than the US Government’s.


23 posted on 08/07/2013 11:54:22 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: All

Breaking: In a bold move by President Obama, he blocked Vladamir Putin from his Facebook “friends” list.


24 posted on 08/08/2013 12:17:19 AM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (FUBO and that pre-op Tranny you call a wife!)
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To: rcrngroup

Isn’t it sad that it’s come to that? We root for Russia over our own president?


25 posted on 08/08/2013 12:49:37 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: SkyDancer

“...... not allowing our people to participate in the Winter Olympics”

But Mooooochelle will be there......on vacay

Obama chickens out again. I believe he is too scared to sit across from Putin again. He made the Won look like a child last time they were together.


26 posted on 08/08/2013 1:05:50 AM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: sickoflibs
...We can follow McCain and Grahmnesty’s leads.

You forgot the /s tag.

27 posted on 08/08/2013 2:46:55 AM PDT by D Rider
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To: RKBA Democrat
So how are we good buddies with Saudi Arabia if Russia's stance on homosexuality is an issue to cancel the conference?

I love it when Obama makes absolutely no sense.

28 posted on 08/08/2013 3:14:19 AM PDT by grania
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To: sickoflibs

Um... I’m gonna vote NO on that, k?


29 posted on 08/08/2013 3:29:54 AM PDT by jimjohn
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To: Yaelle

I never would have believed I would have more respect for the leader of Russia than an American president, but I rather Putin be my president than Dumbo.

I loathe Obama more every day.


30 posted on 08/08/2013 3:58:27 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Yaelle

“Isn’t it sad that it’s come to that? We root for Russia over our own president?”

Funny my wife said that last evening. I told her I distinguish between my country and the obomination in the oval office. I now know how some Germans felt on the run up to 1939.

One thing I am concerned about is this jerk here is unstaple. I can see him doing something now at the far end of the extreme over reach. Domestically it could be anything but if it is on the international stage, we better be prepared for a serious negative result to us.


31 posted on 08/08/2013 3:59:47 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Daffynition

That picture is awesome.


32 posted on 08/08/2013 5:13:55 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’d rather have Bill Clinton as president with all his fornication and treason. It is a sad day.


33 posted on 08/08/2013 5:20:58 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

-—— they have invariably responded negatively to our requests for extradition of people who committed crimes on the territory of Russia-——

That is, urban liberal AG’s protect Russian mafia hidden under various urban rocks but indicted in Russia for all sorts of crime. They have good souls and will die if extradited. The AG can not be a party to a criminal death and insure the person remains under the rock with no probable cause for crime here.

This chicken has come home to roost. Live by utopian ideology, die by utopian ideology


34 posted on 08/08/2013 5:25:35 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: sickoflibs; RKBA Democrat; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; Gilbo_3; Impy; Liz

“...Its time for us to pull together as Americans and stand behind Obama and America. Do it for the Children,..”

Oh, yeah. I’m on it.

“SIEG H...” err, ohh,...uh... Ooops... Never mind. There goes that damned arm again... Had a Dr Strangelove moment...


35 posted on 08/08/2013 5:44:01 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: sickoflibs

Sorry, I separate NObama and my country. I didn’t feel this way about Clinton even though he was a buffoon, he was our buffoon. As far as I am concerned NObama is on his own. He hates us, so he does not get my support.

I will paraphrase our loser president, “I have no patience for countries that try to treat gays or lesbians or transgender persons in ways that elevate them above other citizens or accept their deviant behavior as normal,” Mr. Resolute Conservative said.


36 posted on 08/08/2013 7:05:31 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: sickoflibs
Its time for us to pull together as Americans and stand behind Obama and America. Do it for the Children,

We can follow McCain and Grahmnesty’s leads.

You gotta be kidding me! You're referencing the need to stand behind that POS 0dumb0, the greatest traitor in the history of our country? And that we should follow the leads of cowardly, pandering, appeasing, capitulating McCain & Grahamnesty? That's 3 strikes against you right there!

I wouldn't stand behind that POS 0dumb0 no matter what. I hope that Putin rubs 0dumbo's nose in the snub, and humiliates him every day. I love it! 0dumb0 is not my president and he is destroying the America we once lived in. Go Putin!

37 posted on 08/08/2013 8:41:26 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Resolute Conservative

“..He hates us, so he does not get my support....”

Just remember: Hillary told us “Dissent is Patriotic!” we heard that for 8 years under Dubya, every day.

So I say we show this clown all the love, support, devotion and loyalty that the libtards showed Dubya for eight years by being as “patriotic” as we can, every day.

It’s about “fairness” and “social justice” and “giving something BACK” after all...


38 posted on 08/08/2013 9:04:24 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: rcrngroup; sickoflibs

“...You gotta be kidding me!...”

He was.

Sometimes, the /sarc tag doesn’t need to be shown.


39 posted on 08/08/2013 9:05:09 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale; sickoflibs

Ok... thanks. Sometimes I spout off too quickly. I need to relax & take some deep breaths! Sorry about that!


40 posted on 08/08/2013 9:29:13 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: NFHale
This is all a smokescreen to make Zero look tough with the Russians.

Meanwhile, in the background Zero is spending 700 million dollars buying helicopters from the Russians to give to Afghanistan.

While giving helicopters to ANY Muslim nation is stupid, at least he could give them American built ones.

That would be over 60 American built engines plus spares.

A certain Fortune 500 turbine engine manufacturer in the US has been asking for volunteers in the helicopter engine dept. to transfer to other areas as business is slow.

41 posted on 08/08/2013 9:30:05 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Hey Barack. How do your precious Muslim countries treat gays? Got a problem with *that*?


42 posted on 08/08/2013 9:34:25 AM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: rcrngroup; sickoflibs

“...Sorry about that!...”

No need, brother. Sickoflibs has a well-honed sense of sarcasm.

We’re all on the same side. One Team, One Fight.


43 posted on 08/08/2013 9:36:44 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Mogger

Yeah, I figured as much. There’s always more going on than just what’s on the face of things.

“..to make Zero look tough...”

That’s difficult in ANY situation. A joke, at best


44 posted on 08/08/2013 9:38:30 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: sickoflibs

LMAO!

Putin is making a fool out of Obama. And Putin hates homos, so he will doubtless tweak Obama even harder now : )


45 posted on 08/08/2013 9:53:20 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: NFHale; sickoflibs

I was hoping SOL would catch a few more fish with this, but alas : )


46 posted on 08/08/2013 9:57:31 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs

“...I was hoping SOL would catch a few more fish with this...”

Yeah, well, get this - I saw the “we need to get behind Obama” at a glance and it made me look for duct tape to wrap my head in before I read the full context of it... hahah!!

I thought “Ol’ Sick is losing it...they finally got to him”... For about a second, that is...


47 posted on 08/08/2013 10:08:20 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: sickoflibs; RKBA Democrat; DoughtyOne; stephenjohnbanker; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; Liz
THE PRESIDENT: Well, the truth is, is that when we have meetings we can have some pretty blunt exchanges and animated exchanges. But he’s got — that seems to be his preferred style during press conferences, is sitting back and not looking too excited. (Laughter.) Now, part of it is he’s not accustomed to having press conferences where you’ve got a bunch of reporters yelling questions at you.


48 posted on 08/08/2013 10:22:13 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: NFHale; stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs

” I thought “Ol’ Sick is losing it...they finally got to him”... For about a second, that is...”

I have been around here long enough to spot an SOL scam immediately : )


49 posted on 08/08/2013 10:26:07 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

: )


50 posted on 08/08/2013 10:27:58 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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