Skip to comments.UK Newspaper - Is Obama the American Gorbachev, and Putin the Russian Reagan?
Posted on 09/13/2013 7:55:57 AM PDT by ComtedeMaistre
On June 21, 2013, the Financial Times newspaper of the UK, described Obama as the Mikhail Gorbachev of America: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/9428c460-d906-11e2-84fa-00144feab7de.html#axzz2emZwGd8h
Over the past few days, Putin has proven himself to be the Ronald Reagan of Russia. I am not trying to imply that Reagan and Putin have the same ideology. I am only trying to say that Reagan was a great patriot who fought for the long-term interests of America, while Putin is a Russian Patriot who fights for the long term interests of Russia.
Putin has been telling the Russian people to have more babies, and the Russian government is paying Russians to have babies: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-04/in-russia-valentine-s-day-is-for-making-babies.html
Putin has also stopped the gay agenda in Russia, which is good for the children of Russia.
2. On corruption in Government - Would the Russian government be more honest if it was run like the Obama federal government?
3. On Fraudulent elections - I am willing to bet that more dead voters and illegal aliens voted for Obama, especially in Chicago, than voted for Putin.
Calling out Putin for being a murderous, thug, dictator should not be seen as a signal of any support of any kind for Obama.
That Obama is an idiot has zero to do with Putin also being one.
Putin ideology is very close to Reagan. Look at the taxes in Russia
Are you talking about Putin or Obama. Hard to tell.
But Putin is a “patriot,” silly!
Obama is the Kenyan ass clown.
The vacuum of leadership created by Obama has merely given Putin one more opportunity. Anyone looks like a great leader compared to Obama.
Don't you remember the speech Putin gave the month after our community idiot was elected?
The speech was published in Pravda.
Putin warned America "not to go down the road to communism, as that was what destroyed Russia".
Who knows if he was a closet capitalist or a communist when he was the head of the KGB.
What matters is that he is now a God fearing capitalist now.
Secular Humanists believe that a one world government based on secular humanists principles will be a consequence of the process of evolution. To achieve this goal faster requires a weakening of America that is willing to give up its sovereignty and power to the United Nations or something similar to it.Obama is perfectly happy to destroy America to speed this up.
Putin was never head of the KGB. He was a colonel in the KGB.
I wish there were an online version of a biography of Putin I read in The Atlantic while waiting to see my physician a few years back. It was very interesting.
Evidently, in the last days of the Soviet Union, the KGB was a sort of miniature free society within the crumbling edifice of Communist totalitarianism. KGB men amongst themselves had a fair degree of freedom of speech, and there was criticism of the Party, criticism of the foundation of the Soviet Union. One of the most lively debates was about whether or not state atheism had not been a hideous mistake. The article didn’t say which side Putin was on.
But it did date his apparently fervent embrace of Holy Orthodoxy — not to his entry into politics, but to almost losing his family in a fire at the dacha. Obviously he is not a good Christian in the sense of getting anywhere close to living out all of Christ’s commandments (but who of us, a few exemplary monks and nuns aside, is in these latter days?) but he is plainly pious in a way that a lot of the old apparatchiks who turned up in cathedrals awkwardly crossing themselves when the old ladies did soon after the Soviet Union dissolved are not.
And his policies have certainly been more pro-Christian and pro-market not only than those of the old Soviet government, but of our current administration and most Western European “social democracies”.
Well, except for that whole state-controlled media & nationalizing of the oil industry thing.
That's an extremely low bar you've set there.
But it doesn't make Putin any more desirable.
Our leftist leadership is both intellectually and morally bankrupt. They have pushed their agenda to the high water mark and people can now see that it is not what they want. Even the unions are starting to rebel over Obamacare. All I am saying is that we are very close to a change in direction for the country. Now is the time for a strong leader on the right to come forward. I am not sure who that is, but I feel an historic opportunity is just around the corner.