Skip to comments.How Obama could stop Putin's Ukraine power grab without firing a shot
Posted on 03/03/2014 6:59:23 AM PST by Kaslin
Author's note: President Obama had a 90-minute phone call with President Putin Saturday after troops entered Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. No official transcript was released. Here's my take on what might have been said, and what I hope Obama told Russia's president.
Obama: We condemn with the strongest possible words your invasion of the sovereign and independent state of Ukraine. If you do not withdraw immediately, there will be consequences. Nations dont invade other nations in 21st century. The Cold War is over. You must understand your actions are not in Russias best interests.
Putin: Words are cheap, Mr. President. You and I both know you wont do a thing to stop me in Ukraine. Neither will anyone else. Ive replaced you as the dominant foreign power in the Middle East. Ive got a close and growing closer relationship with Iran, which will become the dominant local power in the Middle East. You didnt even notice it, but I left the Olympics for a day to fly back to Moscow during Olympics to sign an arms agreement with Egypts General Sisi. Im recreating Greater Russia, and reclaiming lands we lost when the Soviet Union collapsed. And, as for my place in history? Winners write history, Mr. President, not whiners.
Obama: Okay, Vladimir, youve had your chance. I realize now that not standing up to you in years past has only whetted your appetite for more aggression.
So, I am reversing course. No more reset with Russia. No more Mr. Nice Guy. Now, let me tell you what Im going to do from here on. Im going to hit you where it hurts crush your economy and make your borders vulnerable.
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Dream on, more like; O`Bozo: I`m gonna hold my breath, fall to the floor and thrash about till I get my way! WAH! WAH! MEAN OLE PUTIN WON`T DO WHAT I WANT!!! WAH!!!
Obama Valerie Jarrett could stop Putin's Ukraine power grab without firing a shot.
You're dreaming if you think Obozostupidass is the president. He's probably at another dance recital, and he's probably dancing with them.
She's our president, doncha' know? You remember voting for her, doncha'?
Bwahahaha... don’t make me laugh.
A while back, Hillary was congratulating the Ukraine’s first democratically elected President. Today...the opposition is the in thing...
Nice piece of work. Clearly stated and actionable. Too bad the leadership doesn’t have a clue what she’s talking about.
In previous decades we didn't have the burden of an unsustainable debt load hanging over us. The real debt is in excess of $100 TRILLION. We are flat broke, thanks largely to Obama's reckless and destructive spending. And a debt problem gives rise to constraints and weakness. We are not in the same place we were in the 80's and 90's. In some respects, the tables have turned. And we have an increasingly aggressive China to worry about.
Obama: Okay, Vladimir, youve had your chance. I realize now that I have a golf game. But I tried.
Obama is not what I would call a tough guy - or Ronald Reagan. He’s running around giving orders?
To the Russians? They’re laughing their arses off and Crimea is already an accomplished fact.
They say Putin is living a dream world but he is enormously popular in Russia for winning back what Russians see as rightfully theirs.
And now what is he going to do about it?
Great ideas. Why won’t they work.
1. Obama has no desire to approve keystone or anything else that would help the US Energy situation. He is scared of the “greenies” with all the money.
2. Obama is scared “spitless” of Putin. He would rather play tough with Israel(via Kerry). He will even back down from Israel if it gets to that point.
3. He has gutted the Military. Why would he expand or reopen bases when there will be no one to MAN them except gays and females.
4. Obama has already given all our weapons away to countries in the middle east. In fact he is now giving military weapons to US Law Enforcement. I doubt anyone will be commuting in these vehicles.
Nations don’t invade other nations in the 21st Century ...oh NO..the US would NEVER do that, huh?? :-/
I am sure John Kerry is there... tirelessly fighting for a resolution.
But instead he is there, in the middle of fighting, trying to get people to switch to ‘green’ sqwiggly light bulbs since global warming is their most serious threat.
Obama: Okay, you've got a deal.
Obama can’t anger his motherland
I had to stop reading this liberal drivel half way through, no way would the commie queer Obama say anything close to what was written.
The liberal moron base would desert the Demonrat party in mass!
You can keep the Crimea as long as....
I think Crimeans might have something to say about being used as pawn.
So this is what deluded women think about when dreaming of what their ideal hunk would do/say.
Jesus.....what tripe and fantasy. Read it. Fictional hypotheses of all the ways our Poofter-in-Chief could make Putin piss his pants.
Missile shields, plus up our DoD budgets, and a host of other nonsensical, improbable impossible actions Poofter ‘might’ do.
Damn...Just damn....K.T. see your doctor. They have hormones and drugs for those menopausal night sweats and crazy dreams that are no invading your conscious thought.....sheesh..
yeah, he was correct about that, but he was still too weak to call out the marxist for what he was and is!
Squishy moderates are always too weak.
How Obama could stop Putin’s Ukraine power grab without firing a shot
Fire Biden, Resign and call for a special election to find an actual leader for America?
That would take balls. Not going to happen
I like many of their actions for their own sake (Fracking, etc.), but Russia is demonstrating that she doesn’t need the US at all.