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LOL: Good Morning America Claims Obama Gave Russia 'Harsh Warning' Over Ukraine
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 03/01/2014 5:32:30 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

Perhaps because President Obama is looking pitiably weak in his mano a mano with Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine, ABC News chose to bury the story during today's Good Morning America. Incredibly, the Ukrainian crisis the show-opening teaser didn't mention the Ukraine--but did highlight the latest on The Real Housewives of New Jersey. As the program unfolded, and before saying a word about the Ukraine, GMA inexcusably chose to air segments on rain in California, snow in the North, a laser being shined into a plane's cockpit, an airplane bird strike, the arrest of a Mexican drug lord, the cause of Philip Seymour Hoffman's death, and Mardi Gras in Brazil.

When GMA finally got around to the most serious story in the world right now, it did its best to protect President Obama. Two nights ago on FNC, Charles Krauthammer did a devastating take-down on President Obama's feeble statement, saying “the Ukrainians, and I think everybody, is shocked by the weakness of Obama’s statement. I find it rather staggering.” So how did GMA's reporter Alex Marquardt describe the Obama statement? As a "harsh warning."

Gag me with a kalashnikov, and view the video here.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: abcnews; barackobama; ukraine; vladimirputin

1 posted on 03/01/2014 5:32:30 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The lapdog media continue the BS campaign


2 posted on 03/01/2014 5:33:31 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Pathetic: Good Morning America teases Real Housewives of New Jersey but not the Ukraine; claims Obama issued “harsh warning.” Ping to Today show list.


3 posted on 03/01/2014 5:33:39 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We attack during Happy Hour!-Putin


4 posted on 03/01/2014 5:35:09 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

If Putin is not careful Bammy will hit him with his purse.


5 posted on 03/01/2014 5:36:33 AM PST by Shady (We will not comply. We are Free, We Are AMERICANS!)
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To: Shady
Jackson Diehl ‏@JacksonDiehl 9h Our editorial on #Crimea: Obama's vague warning of "costs" won't deter Putin http://wapo.st/1d3ThfP via @washingtonpost
6 posted on 03/01/2014 5:39:35 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Oh yeah. Putin’s shakin’ in his boots.


7 posted on 03/01/2014 5:40:39 AM PST by Daveinyork
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Didn’t some actress recently mention how disgusted she was by the number of reporters sleeping with their ‘sources’ in the Washington area? A satanic sewer, that is for certain.


8 posted on 03/01/2014 5:41:19 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

His handlers had him make a statement to downplay his fundraising and cocktail partying.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/feb/28/obama-declares-happy-hour-democrats-after-dire-war/#ixzz2uiaI1ULR

“Well, it’s Friday. It’s after 5 o’clock. So, this is now officially happy hour with the Democratic party,” the president told his cohorts. “I can do that. It is an executive action. I have the authority.”


9 posted on 03/01/2014 5:41:54 AM PST by maggief
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To: Daveinyork

Headline: is this the joke of the day?


10 posted on 03/01/2014 5:42:01 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Daveinyork

Stop! Or I’ll say Stop again.


11 posted on 03/01/2014 5:42:02 AM PST by petercooper ("I was for letting people keep their health insurance, before I wasn't". --- Barack Obama)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Just as soon as Obama finds his red magic marker, he will draw those lines and really terrify Putin.


12 posted on 03/01/2014 5:44:11 AM PST by allendale
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Don the INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH KNEEPADS! DEAR READER MUST BE WORSHIPPED!


13 posted on 03/01/2014 5:45:11 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: allendale

One of the biggest, baddest, most feared Mobsters in the world is Ukrainian.
Semion Mogilevich

It will be interesting to see what happens to the entire world once Putin dies.

Talk about a power vacuum.

Meanwhile, Obama is a pansy talking head.


14 posted on 03/01/2014 5:47:00 AM PST by RummyChick
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To: Shady
If Putin is not careful Bammy will hit him with his purse.

And unlike him on Facebook to boot!

15 posted on 03/01/2014 5:56:37 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
heh, NPR called it a STERN warning...
16 posted on 03/01/2014 5:56:47 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Shady

“If Putin is not careful Bammy will hit him with his purse...”

(Snort)

My God, I know that’s in jest.....but just barely.


17 posted on 03/01/2014 6:00:46 AM PST by FAA
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
This'll scare Putin . . .

Obambi riding to their rescue!

And then sickin' the dogs after them!


18 posted on 03/01/2014 6:01:43 AM PST by laweeks
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

https://twitter.com/palmaceiahome1/status/439604175404412929/photo/1

19 posted on 03/01/2014 6:01:58 AM PST by jiggyboy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“Harsh warning” what bull $#it. He gave his buddy, Vlad and wink and a nod to do whatever they want. The freedom fighters of the Ukraine will get no help from the US. But if they were an African nation we’d be all in. Recall Bam’s message through Medvedev to Putin; tell Vlad I’ll be able to deal after the election.


20 posted on 03/01/2014 6:05:20 AM PST by kenmcg
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Someday the sleeping low-knowledge people will learn what the Monster Media has done. Hopefully, if by then any are survivors of the coming storm, they’ll be angry. They should be angry with themselves, but they’ll probably blame somebody else. Anybody else. The Monster Media “Press” will tell them who to blame and who to tar & feather.

And they will probably do as they are told.

As the General said, “You can’t fix stupid.”


21 posted on 03/01/2014 6:08:48 AM PST by William of Barsoom (In Omnia, Paratus)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Obama v. Putin
22 posted on 03/01/2014 6:09:00 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Chode

Vivid memories of George H. Bush and his endless warnings to Saddam come to mind. And mealy-mouthed April Glaspie.


23 posted on 03/01/2014 6:09:27 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I seem to reccomember that “ditz” of a VP candidate in 2008 predicting something like this.
At least that is what all the wizards of Smart called her back then.

But wait, Not just "something like this", she made a statement saying, Russia would probably take Ukraine just as they had taken Georgia in 2008. Damn, she was RIGHT again. RUN SARAH RUN

24 posted on 03/01/2014 6:12:06 AM PST by Tupelo
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Time for another

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25 posted on 03/01/2014 6:19:31 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Chode
heh, NPR called it a STERN warning...


STERN!!!

26 posted on 03/01/2014 6:20:42 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Compared to Vladimir Putin, who continues to bestride the world like a colossus, our president looks like a pathetic little mouse squeaking out laughable threats from a teleprompter.

No reasonable person can take America seriously as long as Barack Obama is in the White House. Which will give Mr. Putin three years to re-conquer the former Soviet states into a mighty Russian federation and move on to more outlying areas.


27 posted on 03/01/2014 6:26:34 AM PST by Bluestocking
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To: Viennacon
The U.S. Newsmedia = The U.S. Praetorian Guard

They would LOVE to establish an Emperor in the United States. That's their dream. Along the North Korean model.

28 posted on 03/01/2014 6:37:13 AM PST by Savage Beast (Hubris and denial overwhelm Western Civilization. Nemesis and tragedy always follow.)
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To: jjotto
yup...
29 posted on 03/01/2014 6:37:59 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: mountn man
LOL!!!
30 posted on 03/01/2014 6:38:26 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Savage Beast

The “expert” on CBS called Obama’s comments a warning shot.


31 posted on 03/01/2014 6:39:04 AM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I had a moment of pause this morning when I wondered:

What would Obama do if Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran all decided to have major military movements at the same time?

[Jarrett would be crying for Hillary to come back and help.]

It is sort of going on already.

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But, yesterday, Obama got applause when he declared ‘it is 5 o’clock so the Dems are off to Happy Hour.’

[Makes one feel cozy and safe, doesn’t it?]


32 posted on 03/01/2014 6:47:03 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: John W

I wonder what Putin called them.


33 posted on 03/01/2014 7:14:35 AM PST by Savage Beast (Hubris and denial overwhelm Western Civilization. Nemesis and tragedy always follow.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I have the authority

He loves saying that......

34 posted on 03/01/2014 7:17:40 AM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Shady
"If Putin is not careful Bammy will hit him with his purse."

... and stick his lipstick in his ribs! LOL


35 posted on 03/01/2014 7:20:01 AM PST by Marguerite ( When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: RummyChick
"Obama is a pansy talking head."


36 posted on 03/01/2014 7:25:51 AM PST by Marguerite ( When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
"Syria was wonderful, now to Ukraine please."


37 posted on 03/01/2014 7:26:27 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Network news it’s expected.


38 posted on 03/01/2014 7:28:14 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: mountn man

Awesome movie


39 posted on 03/01/2014 7:40:18 AM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: Savage Beast

I tweeted him as follows about that comment and he replied.

Warning shot? How about another random red line no one will respect.

I’ve said often our credibility was crippled after Syria red-line debacle. A dangerous, self-fulfilling prophecy of US decline.


40 posted on 03/01/2014 7:42:29 AM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I saw this HILARIOUS line from an ASS PRESS story:

Kerry and White House spokesman Jay Carney both said any Russian military intervention in Ukraine would be a "grave mistake" and that the United States was watching closely to see if Russian activity was "crossing a line." They did not, however, spell out any consequences for such an intervention.

"Crossing a line"!!??!!

We are being led by the biggest pansies in American foreign policy in HISTORY.

41 posted on 03/01/2014 8:09:53 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Marguerite

Laughing at that graphic, half with tears of hilarity, half with tears of remorse over the demise of our nation.


42 posted on 03/01/2014 8:12:33 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

I see a cartoon with Obama drawing a line in red and Putin being way across the line and moving out.


43 posted on 03/01/2014 8:19:15 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: SoFloFreeper

44 posted on 03/01/2014 8:29:17 AM PST by Marguerite ( When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: All
Putin riding in the Siberian wilderness. Obama, walking BO; never been out in the wilderness unless you count Chicago.


45 posted on 03/01/2014 8:38:31 AM PST by Marguerite ( When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Thanks to Daniel Greenfield for the remarks below to explain where we are with Obozo as POTUS.

The Post-American order stands for nothing except its own dismantling. That is why Obama sets red lines that he won’t enforce and issues threats that he doesn’t mean.

The only thing less appealing than selfishness is the complete absence of self. The only thing less appealing than empire is an anti-imperialism that so thoroughly negates its own power that it has no influence and no reason to exist.

Post-American America exists to destroy itself. Until that changes, it has nothing to offer the world except membership in a suicide pact.


46 posted on 03/01/2014 8:57:03 AM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obozo Care is a Trinity of Lies! Obozo Care is probably a serious Black Swan event.)
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To: Tupelo; Jim Robinson

I seem to reccomember that “ditz” of a VP candidate in 2008 predicting something like this.

At least that is what all the wizards of Smart called her back then.

But wait, Not just “something like this”, she made a statement saying, Russia would probably take Ukraine just as they had taken Georgia in 2008. Damn, she was RIGHT again. RUN SARAH RUN”

I seem to reccomember that “ditz” of a VP candidate in 2008 predicting something like this.

At least that is what all the wizards of Smart called her back then.

But wait, Not just “something like this”, she made a statement saying, Russia would probably take Ukraine just as they had taken Georgia in 2008. Damn, she was RIGHT again. RUN SARAH RUN!

Jim, what’s his name posted this yesterday to remind us of Sarah’s prediction.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3128116/posts

PALIN MOCKED IN 2008 FOR WARNING PUTIN MAY INVADE UKRAINE IF OBAMA ELECTED
Breitbart ^ | Feb 28, 2014 | By Tony Lee

Posted on by Jim Robinson

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin warned that if Senator Barack Obama were elected president, his “indecision” and “moral equivalence” may encourage Russia’s Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine.

Palin said then:

“After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama’s reaction was one of indecision and moral equivalence, the kind of response that would only encourage Russia’s Putin to invade Ukraine next.”

For those comments, she was mocked by the high-brow Foreign Policy magazine and its editor Blake Hounshell, who now is one of the editors of Politico magazine.

In light of recent events in Ukraine and concerns that Russia is getting its troops ready to cross the border into its neighboring nation, nobody seems to be laughing at or dismissing those comments now.

Hounshell wrote then that Palin’s comments were “strange” and “this is an extremely far-fetched scenario.” “And given how Russia has been able to unsettle Ukraine’s pro-Western government without firing a shot, I don’t see why violence would be necessary to bring Kiev to heel,” Hounshell dismissively wrote.

Palin made her remarks on the stump after Obama’s running mate Joe Biden warned Obama supporters to “gird your loins” if Obama is elected because international leaders may test or try to take advantage of him.


47 posted on 03/01/2014 9:08:26 AM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obozo Care is a Trinity of Lies! Obozo Care is probably a serious Black Swan event.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
No worries GMA and world! We here in the US are enjoying our Happy Hour with the 1st World President Obama who is busy lowering the world's oceans, yada, yada, yada.

Oh yes, and to earn his Nobel Peace Prize, he reducing our military to before WW2 strength. Happy Days are here again!

48 posted on 03/01/2014 10:39:51 AM PST by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: Daveinyork
Oh yeah. Putin’s shakin’ in his boots.

You can bet that he's not shaking in his 'mommy jeans' unlike others that may be.

Sure hope another important call doesn't come in at 3 a.m.

49 posted on 03/01/2014 8:10:07 PM PST by houeto (We intend to liberate Democrats from the dreaded Job-Lock this November!)
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To: houeto

“Sure hope another important call doesn’t come in at 3 a.m.”

Or any other time.


50 posted on 03/03/2014 9:09:52 AM PST by Daveinyork
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