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After Attacks, Administration Offers to Help Russia Counter 'Folks Who Want to Cause Mischief'
PJ Media ^ | 12/30/13 | Bridget Johnson

Posted on 12/30/2013 6:52:29 PM PST by Nachum

The Obama administration offered to work on Sochi Olympics security issues with Russia after a pair of bombings in Volgograd killed at least 31 people.

President Vladimir Putin gave instructions to the National Anti-Terrorism Committee “to step up security measures across all of Russia and specifically in Volgograd region,” the Kremlin said Monday. “The president will receive daily reports from the NAC on the measures being taken along with regular situation reports.”

Putin had not emerged to make a personal statement on the bombings, which occurred at a train station and on a bus.

The train station bomber was reportedly Pavel Pechyonkin, a former paramedic who converted to Islam and joined militants in Dagestan. In March, Pechyonkin’s parents videotaped a plea to their son to drop his arms and come home. “I don’t believe that Allah has ever said that one must kill people,” his mother said. “…Imagine that somebody were to kill your parents, how would that make you feel? Why are you turning children into orphans?”

Pechyonkin taped his own video response. “Why should we follow those Christian commandments, when Allah, may he be glorified, urges us to fight those kafirs. Why shouldn’t we leave their children orphaned?” he said. “…I am not inventing anything from the Koran, I am reading.”

National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said in a statement today that “the United States condemns the terrorist attacks that struck the Russian city of Volgograd and sends deepest condolences to the families of the victims with hopes for the rapid healing of those wounded.”

(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: administration; attacks; dagestan; mischief; pavelpechyonkin; russia; sochiolympics; volgograd
I don't think it is possible to sound more stupid.
1 posted on 12/30/2013 6:52:29 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

wow.


2 posted on 12/30/2013 6:53:33 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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3 posted on 12/30/2013 6:53:42 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum
“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

4 posted on 12/30/2013 6:53:54 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (A courageous man finds a way, an ordinary man finds an excuse.)
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To: Nachum

murdering 24 people in bomb attacks is “mischief”??


5 posted on 12/30/2013 6:54:00 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Nachum

Sounds like Obama is going to stop them damn kids from toilet papering the Kremlin.


6 posted on 12/30/2013 6:54:36 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

He is a high school valedictorian in a time warp.


7 posted on 12/30/2013 6:55:25 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the greediest, most corrupt, incompetent and murderous force on earth.)
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To: Nachum

Little Barry would only get in Vlad’s way!


8 posted on 12/30/2013 6:55:29 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Nachum
[4 dead in Benghazi] = [phony scandal]

[31 dead in Volgograd] = [mischief]

9 posted on 12/30/2013 6:55:34 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Nachum

“Folks”. I’m sooooooO sick of that word. Is that the new ‘comrade’?


10 posted on 12/30/2013 6:56:05 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Nachum

“Folks” used to be us. Now folks is synonymous with youths...


11 posted on 12/30/2013 6:57:16 PM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: Nachum
“In terms of security for Sochi, U.S. citizens planning to attend should remain alert regarding their personal security at all times. I think our security experts have said that criminal activity in Sochi is similar to other cities of comparable size. Obviously, major events such as the Olympic games are an opportunity for thieves or for other folks who want to cause mischief,” Harf said.

I'll advised to speak of general security when addressing a terrorist incident but I don't see where the word mischief was directed towards acts of terror.

12 posted on 12/30/2013 6:57:46 PM PST by fso301
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He is nowhere close to a valedictorian, at any level. He was a choom ganger in High School, and there is no indication that he distinguished himself academically ever.


13 posted on 12/30/2013 6:57:52 PM PST by Defiant (Obama is The Bard of Canard.)
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To: Nachum

Drool cup diplomacy.


14 posted on 12/30/2013 6:58:16 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum

Mischief? My definition of mischief doesn’t include over two dozen corpses.


15 posted on 12/30/2013 6:59:26 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Do you really think that Putin is going to believe anything that mac daddy says?


16 posted on 12/30/2013 7:01:14 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: Nachum

This may sound even stupider, but I don’t see the money quote in reference to this incident. I know the administration has used the phrase in a more general sense.


17 posted on 12/30/2013 7:01:38 PM PST by gusopol3
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To: Nachum

God, I miss Reagan.


18 posted on 12/30/2013 7:02:31 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: GeronL

What was it that John Kerry called it ?

Inconvenience ?


19 posted on 12/30/2013 7:02:44 PM PST by Zeneta
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To: Nachum

After the Boston bombing debacle, I doubt anyone wants the help of Obama’s security team.


20 posted on 12/30/2013 7:03:12 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Defiant

I didn’t mean to inflate his qualifications. I was merely trying to say that he’s a mental midget.


21 posted on 12/30/2013 7:03:36 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the greediest, most corrupt, incompetent and murderous force on earth.)
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To: gusopol3

To use the phrase in any reference after the death of so many is simply moronic, regardless of the general sense, or specific. He has cornered the market on stupid with this one.


22 posted on 12/30/2013 7:03:59 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

If he is just reading and following the qoran, then that unholy book needs to be banned as hate literature.


23 posted on 12/30/2013 7:04:21 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: Nachum

I have a feeling Vlad will entertain us with his response.
He should do it shirtless.


24 posted on 12/30/2013 7:04:33 PM PST by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: Nachum

Well...we ARE sending the HOMO BRIGADE to the opening ceremony....that should REALLY help /s


25 posted on 12/30/2013 7:07:22 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Nachum

I don’t know. All the MSM news readers sounded kind of elated about the attacks. Not a single one of them commented on the danger that His Arrogance has put the queers that are supposed to represent his administration into. He sent his queers but he and Slow Joe are afraid to attend.


26 posted on 12/30/2013 7:07:23 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Some people might call it a confidence game or swindle, others call it ObamaCare!)
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To: Nachum; a fool in paradise

Three words: NSA!


27 posted on 12/30/2013 7:10:27 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: GeronL

“wow” is right!

Just think, (shudder), Obama might send in a flight of Obamadrones to cross de Nile River!

They don’t award the Nobel Peach Prize to just any fool!


28 posted on 12/30/2013 7:11:01 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Zeneta

Inconvenient Mischief


29 posted on 12/30/2013 7:13:25 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Nachum
for a guy who wants to destroy America...I guess a few dozen murders is just mischief


30 posted on 12/30/2013 7:15:44 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Its beginning to look a lot like Kwanzaa)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Me, too. Think O’Reilly popularized it…”looking after the folks.”


31 posted on 12/30/2013 7:17:03 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

The preferred plural of “folks” is “A bunch of Folks.”

The above is taken, Liberally, from the Haaaaaaaaavud Edition of the Obamaspeak Dictionary.

Democrats must be so proud - - - - .


32 posted on 12/30/2013 7:26:26 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Nachum

Well, she is Muslim but she doesn’t know that Allah told his people “If you meet an infidel, cut him down. Allah will not punish you...” Of course Allah told Muslims to kill non Muslims. Why doesn’t she know this. He is telling the truth when he says he’s not making it up, he’s reading. Say, that will make the MSM try to hush this, right?


33 posted on 12/30/2013 7:43:50 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I heard that woman from the State Dept talking about Benghazi and calling the al queda terrorists folks. I detest the use of this word. Bush always used it and BO does too, no matter how evil the bastards are they call them “folks”. It’s ludicrous.


34 posted on 12/30/2013 7:45:55 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Defiant

I thought you had to have A’s to get into Harvard. Wonder what the choom ganger’s grades were-not A’s.


35 posted on 12/30/2013 7:47:07 PM PST by dandiegirl
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Terrorists -> Freedom Fighters -> Mischief Makers


36 posted on 12/30/2013 7:48:36 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: dandiegirl

They were not A’s. That’s why he has to hide his college transcripts. He was an affirmative action admittee, with assistance by a Saudi financier.


37 posted on 12/30/2013 7:56:27 PM PST by Defiant (Obama is The Bard of Canard.)
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To: Defiant
He is nowhere close to a valedictorian, at any level. He was a choom ganger in High School, and there is no indication that he distinguished himself academically ever.

You beat me too it. The media has created this myth regarding the persona of Obama. He is supposed to have been at the top of every class he ever attended, and some Uber-intellectual who graces us lower mortals with his presence. The reality, as you aptly noted, is that he was some under achieving doper whose academic records have had to be expunged and hidden - otherwise we'd all point at him and laugh. Way to go Media scum.

38 posted on 12/30/2013 7:58:33 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: gusopol3
It is in the article:

"major events such as the Olympic games are an opportunity for thieves or for other folks who want to cause mischief,” Harf said."

According to the article, the context was about the bombings and security concerns there.

39 posted on 12/30/2013 8:08:40 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Nachum

All they have to do is make Russia a moose-limb free nation. Problem solved.


40 posted on 12/30/2013 8:18:09 PM PST by nomad
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To: Mamzelle

I think Obama uses “folks” to designate people he despises. It’s one of many oblique signals he sends his people—they’re people, not folks.

Have you ever heard him say “legislation for those gay and transgender folks?”


41 posted on 12/30/2013 8:19:16 PM PST by tsomer
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To: GeronL

24 Russians murdered by muslim terrorists is “mischief” and 4 Americans killed in Benghazi is a bump in the road.


42 posted on 12/30/2013 8:28:42 PM PST by Organic Panic
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To: Nachum

we can’t even protect against people we got warned about, no one will take us seriously, we would be over there searching old ladies and kids in wheel chairs while the terrorists waltzed by


43 posted on 12/30/2013 9:33:43 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Nachum
"The Obama administration offered to work on Sochi Olympics security issues with Russia"

Are these the same folks responsible for security at the Mexican border?
44 posted on 12/31/2013 1:17:40 AM PST by clearcarbon
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To: PghBaldy

Thanks. I just couldn’t see that , I guess too old and tired after work , and I went over it twice!


45 posted on 12/31/2013 4:13:15 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: Nachum

And I don’t think it’s possible for me to hate a human being any more than I do Obama. I loathe, despise, abhor, detest him.


46 posted on 12/31/2013 4:52:44 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: dandiegirl

Many in the News business refer to terrorists and murderers, pedophiles as “gentlemen” too.

It always disgusts me. Those people are not gentlemen.


47 posted on 12/31/2013 4:58:34 AM PST by dforest
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To: ilovesarah2012

“And I don’t think it’s possible for me to hate a human being any more than I do Obama. I loathe, despise, abhor, detest him.”..

Ya beat me to it.


48 posted on 12/31/2013 4:59:24 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Progov

I’m always open to new words. Those are all I could think of on by first cup of coffee.


49 posted on 12/31/2013 5:02:42 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Nachum
I don't think it is possible to sound more stupid.

Folksy talking down to Putin is going to go over real well.

50 posted on 12/31/2013 6:53:53 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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