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Russia Makes a Fool Out of Obama, Over and Over
American Thinker ^ | August 12, 2013 | Kim Zigfeld

Posted on 08/12/2013 5:24:07 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike

The worst has finally happened. It took much longer than expected -- nearly two thousand days -- but Barack Obama's foreign policy has finally collapsed, leaving Americans to gape slack-jawed at the smoking ruins. Obama has undermined American influence and honor in ways that will be very difficult to repair.

Writing in the Moscow Times, Russian attorney Vladimir Berezansky plays the funeral dirge. He calls Russia's granting of asylum to Edward Snowden a "Suez moment." By this he means that China and Russia have effectively burst the bubble of American power in the same way that the U.S. burst the bubble of French and British power during the Suez crisis. The latter two nations were never the same afterwards, and, Berezansky argues, neither will the USA be after Snowden. Watching Obama's helplessness as these two malignant dictatorships thumb their noses at America reminds one of nothing so much as the Iran hostage crisis and the Afghanistan invasion, where Jimmy Carter's presidency ran aground.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: china; obama; putin; russia
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The disaster that is Obama...
1 posted on 08/12/2013 5:24:08 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike
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To: Hotlanta Mike

The weird thing is that Obama doesn’t even seem to notice. He’s just as impressed with himself as he ever was.


2 posted on 08/12/2013 5:25:44 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Ask me about the Weiner Wager. Support Free Republic!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I think we miss the point. This IS, WAS and WILL be his intent.

Remember he set out to transform America.

He never really publicly defined the specifics.

Go back to Reagan’a words — “watch what they DO, not what they say.”

The seemingly inept, impotent and feckless foreign policy is indeed on purpose.

You are witnessing the deliberate transformation of the USA into something much less than what it was, and eventually will be again.


3 posted on 08/12/2013 5:30:36 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Obama makes a fool of his own damn self. He needs no help from Russia.


4 posted on 08/12/2013 5:31:28 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Tax-chick
And, sadly, so are his sycophants. If a new election were announced for this November, he would probably carry every state he carried last November with the exception of Florida.

Free stuff trumps national security, sovereignty or anything else for this large gaggle of idiots.

5 posted on 08/12/2013 5:31:58 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Blueflag

You are witnessing the deliberate transformation of the USA into something much less than what it was, and eventually will be again.


Which will usher in another 12 - 16 year term of republican rule...


6 posted on 08/12/2013 5:33:45 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Russia does not and cannot make a fool out of obama. The kenyan is a self-made man.


7 posted on 08/12/2013 5:33:57 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: arthurus

Russia does not and cannot make a fool out of obama. The kenyan is a self-made man.


You mean Putin didn’t build that himself?


8 posted on 08/12/2013 5:35:29 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

What a world we’ve come to where the real man is the ex-KGB officer having to lecture a so-called prez on the 4th Amendment.


9 posted on 08/12/2013 5:35:38 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Only if the GOP can be made to support re-industrializing America.

The GOP is currently SOLD OUT, making things elsewhere.

Bring back US manufacturing. We need to provide American jobs.


10 posted on 08/12/2013 5:35:40 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“Barack Obama’s foreign policy has finally collapsed, leaving Americans to gape slack-jawed at the smoking ruins. Obama has undermined American influence and honor in ways that will be very difficult to repair.”

Now who was Secretary of State during the 2000 days that all this was happening?


11 posted on 08/12/2013 5:35:48 AM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Hotlanta Mike

12 posted on 08/12/2013 5:36:43 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Russia Makes a Fool Out of Obama...

Not very hard to do. He's been doing it all by himself for the last four and a half years!!

13 posted on 08/12/2013 5:36:47 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Hotlanta Mike

The bigger fools here are the RUSSIANS, not our Kenyan POTUS, not at all.
Our Barry is completely ON THEIR SIDE, and those idiot commies don’t seem to know it.

Send back Snowdon, and who know what he’d give ‘em in return—Alaska? Hawaii?


14 posted on 08/12/2013 5:38:04 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The redcoats are coming" -- TO SEIZE OUR GUNS!!--Paul Revere)
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To: JoeProBono

15 posted on 08/12/2013 5:39:29 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: JoeProBono

Watch on the right wrist...is Putin a lefty?


16 posted on 08/12/2013 5:40:21 AM PDT by HomeAtLast
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To: Chewbarkah

Now who was Secretary of State during the 2000 days that all this was happening?


Madame President 2016, per the lamestream media.


17 posted on 08/12/2013 5:40:23 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Vigilanteman
“Free stuff trumps national security, sovereignty or anything else for this large gaggle of idiots.”

It's more than just ‘free stuff’. We are a society divided, along many lines, and many of these divisions are the byproduct of political manipulation over years (e.g. class warfare and race baiting). Further, we have an educational system, a media, and an entertainment industry that have become instruments of propaganda, like Pravda was. Add to that the destabilizing effects of unassimilated shifting demographics and you have the formula for self-destruction.

18 posted on 08/12/2013 5:40:57 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Hotlanta Mike
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19 posted on 08/12/2013 5:43:15 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Hotlanta Mike

owebam0 is so pathetically..............too many adjectives to list.


20 posted on 08/12/2013 5:45:06 AM PDT by Rannug ("God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware.")
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To: Tax-chick

The unexamined explanation is 0bama as manchurian. His actions are premeditated by the puppeteer master. He is achieving precisely what his controllers desire.


21 posted on 08/12/2013 5:45:16 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike; Chewbarkah

Yeah, but just because she was the head of foreign policy , foreign affairs , foreign relations and embassies doesn’t mean she knew anything about what was happening or is in any way responsible for anything or anyone under her while she was in office.

: )


22 posted on 08/12/2013 5:51:36 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2

Yeah, but just because she was the head of foreign policy , foreign affairs , foreign relations and embassies doesn’t mean she knew anything about what was happening or is in any way responsible for anything or anyone under her while she was in office.

: )


Yeah, and at this point what difference does it make?


23 posted on 08/12/2013 5:53:27 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Which will usher in another 12 - 16 year term of republican rule...

Oh yeah.

Give it back to the responsible adults after the commie pinko fags have turned the place into a seedy underworld hotel and stolen everything.

24 posted on 08/12/2013 5:55:20 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Which will usher in another 12 - 16 year term of republican rule...

With the current crop of "Republicans", that statement scares the crap out of me.

25 posted on 08/12/2013 5:59:09 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

What makes you think that the current crop of republicans will be ay different or do any better? They will only be a slower death. Now if you meant conservative republicans I would agree.


26 posted on 08/12/2013 5:59:26 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (')
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To: Louis Foxwell

Yeah, maybe. It seems to me that it’s more like he’s pretty seriously unintelligent. Of course, that doesn’t preclude your being correct as well.


27 posted on 08/12/2013 5:59:37 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Ask me about the Weiner Wager. Support Free Republic!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Bring back US manufacturing. We need to provide American jobs.

Who needs to provide? What is needed is a considerably smaller government with entities like the EPA and IRS wiped out. Jobs will NOT return until a rather large leash is placed on government and business is allowed to actually conduct business.

28 posted on 08/12/2013 6:01:48 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Good point.


29 posted on 08/12/2013 6:03:47 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Ask me about the Weiner Wager. Support Free Republic!)
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To: Tax-chick
The weird thing is that Obama doesn’t even seem to notice. He’s just as impressed with himself as he ever was.

..As are his adoring supporters. Of course, half of Americans have no clue what the whole Snowden issue is. That's an even weirder thing.

30 posted on 08/12/2013 6:04:01 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

A country can rebuild its economy and its military but patriotism and honor once lost are very difficult to ever regain.


31 posted on 08/12/2013 6:05:55 AM PDT by True Grit
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To: certrtwngnut

Palin, Cruz oar possibly Rand Paul. The rest are democrats in disguise!


32 posted on 08/12/2013 6:08:17 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment (Proud member of the 48% . . giver not a taker)
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To: Chewbarkah
Now who was Secretary of State during the 2000 days that all this was happening?

Now THAT would probably bring some interesting responses from "voters on the street."

1. "What's a Secretary of State?"

2. "Republicans."

3. "I don't care who it was. It's all Bush's fault."

4. "Whatchoo talkin' about? Where mah gubmint munny?"

5. "U-r-r-r-r-p-p-p.... Huh?"

33 posted on 08/12/2013 6:08:58 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Russia Makes a Fool Out of Obama, Over and Over

Actually Obama makes a fool out of himself without anyones help.......


34 posted on 08/12/2013 6:17:40 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

My guess is, the humiliation will be complete when Canada turns that pipeline to it’s west coast in order to ship it to China.
Our friends no longer trust us
Our enemies no longer fear us. They laugh and mock us.


35 posted on 08/12/2013 6:19:18 AM PDT by Tupelo (The Government lies, then the media lies to cover up the government lies.)
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To: Tax-chick

I agree 0 scores in the double digits on intelligence charts. He is, however, a True Believer of the fellow traveller sort. He knows his days are numbered by those who put him in position. His recreational behavior attests to his inability to take his position seriously. 0 is the Lord of the Flies redux.


36 posted on 08/12/2013 6:25:06 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Tupelo

Every president in my lifetime and even before had at least one or two foreign leaders that they had a special relationship with. Leaving aside Hussein bowing to the Saudi King and fist bumping with Hugo Chavez (who later dissed him) is there a foreign leader out there who would give this guy the time of day?

That’s a remarkable state of affairs.


37 posted on 08/12/2013 6:26:25 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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Russia Makes a Fool Out of Obama, Over and Over

I LOVE it! Putin is the only one in the unique position of having everything to gain and very little to lose by humiliating boy zer0. I have cheered Putin from the very beginning on this NSA/Snowden/asylum flap. Putin is showing Obama in no uncertain terms he's not dealing with house-trained republican eunuchs on this issue.

38 posted on 08/12/2013 6:27:00 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Louis Foxwell

His days as President are numbered ... but then he’ll get to continue living high and basking in adulation as a “statesman” of the Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton sort. He can even announce that his truth is that he’s a gay American, and ditch Michelle and the other impediments to his full enjoyment of life.

Sometimes the bad guys seem to win, but God is not mocked.


39 posted on 08/12/2013 6:28:19 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Ask me about the Weiner Wager. Support Free Republic!)
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To: Tax-chick

He is to busy being the un-president.


40 posted on 08/12/2013 6:32:16 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Only Russia.

The Obamadork does a superb job of making a fool of himself.

In fact, anyone with room temp IQ or above can easily make a fool of the dork in any contest of intellect or morals.

Obamadork is slime.

Obamadork defines slime.

Slime looks up to the Obamadprl for inspiration.

Obamadork is listed as a prime example of slime in Wiki.


41 posted on 08/12/2013 6:35:50 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Tax-chick

I think his days on earth are numbered by those who put him in position. His death will be a false flag allowing his sucessor to impose martial law. The absolute worse eventuality of the 0 presidency is his premature demise. It is, however, likely.


42 posted on 08/12/2013 6:37:45 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I was at a neighborhood party on Saturday. Our neighbors are Russian, he said, interestingly, the same thing. He referred to America as the greatest country on earth and one man can not take her down. He said the great thing about Obama is that his liberalism will trend the country faster and further towards conservatism. He referred to Putin and all Russian government as thieves. They are vast millionaires off the backs of the poor and Putin is the biggest thief of them all. I sarcastically said, kind of like this government, he smiled, looked me right in the eye and said, not even close.


43 posted on 08/12/2013 6:39:45 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: Hotlanta Mike
The unappreciated and unreported story is: not only does Putin make the inept Obozo look like a fool, he also makes Barry's brain, Valerie Jarrett, look like a fool.
44 posted on 08/12/2013 7:00:58 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Fresh Wind
Obama makes a fool of his own damn self. He needs no help from Russia.

Au contraire (or sumpin like that) - he makes a fool of the People and Freedom. He is accomplishing what he intends to accomplish.

45 posted on 08/12/2013 7:06:06 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”--H.L. Mencken
46 posted on 08/12/2013 7:13:06 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: Toespi

He referred to Putin and all Russian government as thieves. They are vast millionaires off the backs of the poor and Putin is the biggest thief of them all. I sarcastically said, kind of like this government, he smiled, looked me right in the eye and said, not even close.


Thanks for sharing.

Barry knows he won’t get to Chavez or Putin levels, but he’ll rope a dope enough “ freebie” wanters to get his version of their power.


47 posted on 08/12/2013 7:17:43 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: True Grit

Margaret Thatcher did a pretty good job for England.


48 posted on 08/12/2013 7:24:30 AM PDT by karnage
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To: arthurus

Russia does not and cannot make a fool out of obama. The kenyan is a self-made man.


Affirmative action yielded this clown to us. Some are saying it will take a generation for our country to recover.


49 posted on 08/12/2013 7:35:47 AM PDT by bytesmith
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To: Louis Foxwell

Only time will tell.


50 posted on 08/12/2013 7:36:28 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Ask me about the Weiner Wager. Support Free Republic!)
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