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Putin Pulls Obama's Strings
Townhall ^ | Sept 10, 2013 | Neal Boortz

Posted on 09/10/2013 12:51:44 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

Well, if you’re one of those out there who has thus far failed to see the dominance of Vladimir Putin in the Putin/Obama relationship … the light surely must be shining now. In the last 24 hours our Dear Ruler has managed to show not only America, but the rest of the world, just how weak he is on the world stage.

A bit of a recap here to show you what kind of a bind Obama was in:

· Obama goes off-teleprompter (always a dangerous thing) and comes up with this “red line” gaff. He is then on the record as saying that Assad will be dealt with harshly if he dares to use chemical weapons.

· Assad uses (or at least Obama and Kerry say he used) chemical weapons against his own people.

· Obama realizes how badly he screwed up with his “red line” comment. His credibility, whatever is left of it, is on the line.

· Obama seeks help from Great Britain. For the first time since 1792 the British Parliament refuses to go along with a request from the Prime Minister to use force. Obama is in this on his own.

· Obama needs someone to stand with him on this, so he tells the nation he will seek an approval vote for the Congress. It soon becomes clear the congress is not going along. The Senate…maybe…but not the house. Obama is feeling even more lonely and exposed.

· Obama calls in the campaign team, Plouffe et al. It’s not policy he’s looking for, it’s words. They tell him to tell the world that the red line isn’t really his. Fail.

· Virtually all polls taken of the American people show strong opposition to Obama’s planned attack on Syria.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
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"And in comes the ass-kicking KGB operative..."
1 posted on 09/10/2013 12:51:44 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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2 posted on 09/10/2013 12:54:34 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Jim Robinson

Pinnochio told the Russkis that he’d be “more flexible” after the 2012 “elections”. Pooty Poo can make him dance now.


3 posted on 09/10/2013 12:54:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: Jim Robinson

a child of 5 could see what is happening here

maybe the State Department should go hire one


4 posted on 09/10/2013 12:55:01 PM PDT by silverleaf (Going to war without the French is like going hunting without an accordion.)
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To: Jim Robinson

And then his amateur idiot Secretary of State opens his mouth about “international control,” only to have the State Department try to “unsay” the words. Putin jumps on it, 0bama has an out to save face.

Talk about pwning someone. Putin just accomplished keeping Assad in power, keeping the Saudi pipeline out of Syria, embarrassing 0bama on the world stage, AND having 0bama “owe” him a favor. And Putin got it all for free!!!!!


5 posted on 09/10/2013 12:55:58 PM PDT by henkster (democrats will sacrifice the lives of our servicemen so 0bama doesn't look bad.)
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To: Jim Robinson

6 posted on 09/10/2013 12:56:30 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

7 posted on 09/10/2013 12:56:43 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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Sadly, I am unable to defeat the advertising at the site to see the rest of the article. So I won’t be reading further.


8 posted on 09/10/2013 12:56:54 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Are Marines required to salute Al Qaeda yet?)
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To: Jim Robinson

America is on the eve of destruction, thanks to political correctness and the efforts of the media and White Guilt liberals who put this amateur Commie Muslim in charge.

If we impeach this idiot we have Joe Biden, the class clown next up and further down the line Boehner who is afraid of his own shadow.

We have one Jr. Representative with balls and conservatism who may be able to pull us out of it, but it looks like America will go with the Bitch of Benghazi for president.


9 posted on 09/10/2013 12:57:36 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Jim Robinson

“the ass-kicker, the community organizer and the gasser”

Puts things in perspective quickly, especially the contrast between the first two.


11 posted on 09/10/2013 12:59:49 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: Venturer
America is on the eve of destruction

The Eastern world, it is explodin'....

12 posted on 09/10/2013 12:59:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RedMDer

...and now we know what Reggie sees in him...


13 posted on 09/10/2013 1:00:28 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: musicman

LOL. But true, sad as it is. One Big Ass Mistake America.


14 posted on 09/10/2013 1:01:03 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Notice how Obama (and his “team”) have been behind the curve with Putin at every step?

They run around looking foolish and incompetent while trying to formulate a response to Putin’s latest move.

Just as they seem to arrive at some kind of a face-saving reponse,

POW !

Putin throws another wicked fastball right by them!


15 posted on 09/10/2013 1:01:21 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Jim Robinson

Just across the wires...
Kerry to meet Russia foreign minister in Geneva on Thursday.

I wonder if Kerey will bow.


16 posted on 09/10/2013 1:02:27 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: gov_bean_ counter

LOL!


17 posted on 09/10/2013 1:03:27 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: henkster

There’s more...
- Obama cancels the vote in Congress
- The UN tries to attach teeth to a Syrian resolution and Russia kills it. Now the UN security council has cancelled its meeting on Syria.

Now Syria doesn’t even have to give up its weapons. And as you mentioned Assad stays in power, no Saudi pipeline, Putin makes Obama look like a fool, and Obama has to thank him for it.


18 posted on 09/10/2013 1:04:28 PM PDT by kidd (No blood for ego)
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To: kidd
Now Syria doesn’t even have to give up its weapons. And as you mentioned Assad stays in power, no Saudi pipeline, Putin makes Obama look like a fool, and Obama has to thank him for it.

Putin..."I love it when a plan comes together."

19 posted on 09/10/2013 1:05:10 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: smoothsailing

Wee Wee aka doofus-in-chief is performing like he has cocaine headache #666.


20 posted on 09/10/2013 1:05:23 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Jim Robinson

We have an ex operative from the KGB on their side and a community organizer on our side....where would you put your money!!! Obama is out of his league at every step of his presidency. Incompetent, inept, bungling ass idiot!!!


21 posted on 09/10/2013 1:06:09 PM PDT by ontap (***)
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To: Jim Robinson

Pulling strings is a good analogy

I prefer Vlad with two Glocks making Obama dance

He can’t dance well because he has already shot himself in one foot


22 posted on 09/10/2013 1:08:50 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: Venturer
...it looks like America will go with the Bitch of Benghazi for president.

It only looks that way if you're swallowing the mind control pills from the leftstream media.

Conservatives really need to stop letting themselves be steered by the left. It's embarrassing.

23 posted on 09/10/2013 1:08:51 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: MissMagnolia

It’s like Clint said....... “a man’s got to know his limitations”


24 posted on 09/10/2013 1:11:05 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Poot is going to put Obamas famous “flexibility” to the test by having him shove his head up his own arse, to start with.


25 posted on 09/10/2013 1:12:53 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: dfwgator; kidd

What plan? Putin didn’t have to have a plan, he was able to sit back and watch the clown show!


26 posted on 09/10/2013 1:14:00 PM PDT by henkster (democrats will sacrifice the lives of our servicemen so 0bama doesn't look bad.)
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To: jazusamo

Right now he must be desperate to find a golf course.


27 posted on 09/10/2013 1:14:52 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: kidd; henkster
Now Syria doesn’t even have to give up its weapons. And as you mentioned Assad stays in power, no Saudi pipeline, Putin makes Obama look like a fool, and Obama has to thank him for it.

And Putin has time to beef up Syria's defenses and increase Russian presence in the Med.

Meanwhile, Americans and Europeans get comfortable with the idea of No Obama Attack On Syria, making it even more difficult for Obama to rally support when he finally catches on to the fact that Putin has played him for a sucker and a fool.


28 posted on 09/10/2013 1:15:38 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Iron Munro

Putin has Snowden at the helm...


29 posted on 09/10/2013 1:17:26 PM PDT by Caliban (Politics is war conducted by other means...)
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To: Jim Robinson

Yep, that’s pretty much what happened.


30 posted on 09/10/2013 1:18:26 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Jim Robinson
Maybe Obama and his crew should un-spike the football on this one.

It looks like Putin is whipsawing Obama just for sport.

31 posted on 09/10/2013 1:19:29 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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Obama’s speech tonight:

Actung: we begin our 48 hour campaign in Serbia tonight. What, oh, Syria that is. We have enough fuel munitions and money for a 48 hour full attack. Right? (yavoll El Dope). Ok, we push on just like da Panzers did once before, in Germany. (El Dope, that was in Belgium). Oh, OK Belgium.


32 posted on 09/10/2013 1:21:19 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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“Meanwhile, Americans and Europeans get comfortable with the idea of No Obama Attack On Syria, making it even more difficult for Obama to rally support when he finally catches on to the fact that Putin has played him for a sucker and a fool.”

Exactly. Putin and Assad will fudge on this like all dictators do. But by then, Assad will have the upper hand, and nobody will care.

Oddly enough, neither will 0bama. He was only doing this to pay back the Saudis for putting him through school. He tried, and like everything else, he failed. He’ll be off chasing the next shiny thing to come around.


33 posted on 09/10/2013 1:22:03 PM PDT by henkster (democrats will sacrifice the lives of our servicemen so 0bama doesn't look bad.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter; RedMDer
...and now we know what Reggie sees in him...

Oh man, you a bad FReeper, bad FReeper! ;)

34 posted on 09/10/2013 1:22:05 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Orange1998

Kerry will have a flashback to an earlier time and will negotiate a surrender.


35 posted on 09/10/2013 1:22:48 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Caliban

Putin has Snowden at the helm...


36 posted on 09/10/2013 1:24:54 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: henkster

Doesn’t Putin now get to occupy Syria with Russian troops without firing a shot? I’d think the terrorists will be looking for a new playground.


37 posted on 09/10/2013 1:30:30 PM PDT by grania
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To: Orange1998
Kerry to meet Russia foreign minister in Geneva on Thursday.

He will probably throw his war medals over the Reformation Wall.

Just his way of saying "Kerry was here."


38 posted on 09/10/2013 1:31:15 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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And in comes the ass-kicking KGB operative...

And Putin read the sign correctly.


39 posted on 09/10/2013 1:31:20 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: henkster; Diana in Wisconsin; Kakaze; Tammy8; metmom; Cap Huff; svcw; leapfrog0202; Concho; ...
And then his amateur idiot Secretary of State opens his mouth about “international control,” only to have the State Department try to “unsay” the words. Putin jumps on it, 0bama has an out to save face.

Talk about pwning someone. Putin just accomplished keeping Assad in power, keeping the Saudi pipeline out of Syria, embarrassing 0bama on the world stage, AND having 0bama “owe” him a favor. And Putin got it all for free!!!!!

Excellent summary!

40 posted on 09/10/2013 1:40:53 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Any organization that finds it necessary repeat over and over that they are "not a cult," is a cult)
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To: smoothsailing

Or one of those ‘natural’ cigarrettes


41 posted on 09/10/2013 1:41:49 PM PDT by lee martell (y)
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To: greyfoxx39

Trending on twitter: #PutinsPuppet


42 posted on 09/10/2013 1:46:09 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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I didn’t see in the article reports I heard on Fox over lunch today. They were reporting that Russia is now saying that the U.S. has to completely pull the military option off of the table for the agreement to work. In other words, we can’t “wait and see” before removing the option...we must rule it out completely right now.


43 posted on 09/10/2013 1:57:44 PM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: svcw

LOL!


44 posted on 09/10/2013 2:05:31 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Any organization that finds it necessary repeat over and over that they are "not a cult," is a cult)
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To: henkster
Putin didn’t have to have a plan

"Russians don't take a dump, son, without a plan."

45 posted on 09/10/2013 2:14:11 PM PDT by dfwgator
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46 posted on 09/10/2013 2:14:14 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: ontap



47 posted on 09/10/2013 2:27:43 PM PDT by headless_thompson_gunner
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To: Uncle Miltie

click on the print version and you bypass all of the advertising


48 posted on 09/10/2013 2:35:17 PM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m ready to start a “Putin for President” campaign!!!

Hey, O’s already proved one doesn’t need to be a naturalized citizen - and Putin’s far more conservative than most Republicans!


49 posted on 09/10/2013 2:42:25 PM PDT by Arlis (.)
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I’m ready to start a “Putin for President” campaign!

Wait, wait! Putin is a lifelong Communist whose every move has been to marginalize and defeat the United States. We've already GOT one of those as President!

50 posted on 09/10/2013 2:49:21 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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