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Hillary Clinton: Nazi-Ukraine mention was about tactics (Ive had a lot of experience, well,....)
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Posted on 03/05/2014 4:50:09 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Hillary Clinton: Nazi-Ukraine mention was about tactics By: Katie Glueck March 5, 2014 05:15 PM EST

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday stood by her recent likening of Russia’s actions in Ukraine to steps taken by Germany in the 1930s, though she avoided mentioning Adolf Hitler by name.

The former secretary of state spoke at UCLA a day after reportedly referencing the Nazi leader at a private event in California during a discussion about Ukraine, where Moscow recently sent troops.

“What I said yesterday is that the claims by [Russian] President [Vladimir] Putin and other Russians that they had to go into Crimea, maybe further into eastern Ukraine because they had to protect Russian minorities, that is reminiscent of claims made back in the 1930s,” said Clinton, a possible 2016 Democratic presidential contender, in a question-and-answer session after her speech. “When Germany was under the Nazis, they kept talking about how to protect the German minority in Poland, in Czechoslovakia.”

Before launching into a history of Ukraine following the breakup of the Soviet Union, Clinton continued: “I just want everybody to have a little historical perspective. I’m not making comparisons, but I am recommending that we can perhaps learn from this tactic that has been used before.”

In her speech, Clinton praised the Obama administration’s handling of the situation, expressed hope for a de-escalation of the crisis, and dismissed Putin as a “tough guy with a thin skin.”

“I’ve had a lot of experience, well, not only with him, but people like that,” she said, to laughs. “I know that his political vision is of a Greater Russia. … He is squandering the potential of such a great nation, the nation of Russia and threatening instability and even the peace of Europe.”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hillary; hillary2016
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1 posted on 03/05/2014 4:50:09 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

We’ll know she’s really serious when she calls Putin a Republican.


2 posted on 03/05/2014 5:00:41 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Sub-Driver
....dismissed Putin as a “tough guy with a thin skin.”

As compared to her, a hopelessly weak poseur with a thin skin.

3 posted on 03/05/2014 5:02:57 PM PST by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Sub-Driver

This coming from a former presidents wife and thats all she is. Can we expect the wookie running for president in the future? Had enough ? I have


4 posted on 03/05/2014 5:08:19 PM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: ronnie raygun

I can see the Wookie pulling a Hillary and sliding into a Senate seat somewhere. Illinois, NY, or Hawaii perhaps. Any hard blue state would welcome her with open arms.

She just turned 50, so she has decades to make mischief in govt.


5 posted on 03/05/2014 5:12:30 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Sub-Driver
“What I said yesterday is that the claims by [Russian] President [Vladimir] Putin and other Russians that they had to go into Crimea, maybe further into eastern Ukraine because they had to protect Russian minorities, that is reminiscent of claims made back in the 1930s,” said Clinton, a possible 2016 Democratic presidential contender, in a question-and-answer session after her speech. “When Germany was under the Nazis, they kept talking about how to protect the German minority in Poland, in Czechoslovakia.”

Historically, she is exactly right. Putin is using the same old 'ethnic protection' lies that Hitler used 75 years ago.

I am just curious why Hillary saw a reason to revert to an accurate description as opposed to the usual Clinton BS.

6 posted on 03/05/2014 5:40:15 PM PST by Ditto
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To: Sub-Driver

Svoboda is running the show. They were founded at in 1991 as the Social-National Party of Ukraine. They have torchlight parades and give Nazi salutes. They dislike Jews.

And Hillary can’t see THAT Nazi part of the equation.


7 posted on 03/05/2014 5:40:39 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Will she lef Dennis Rodman talk to Putin?


9 posted on 03/05/2014 6:08:17 PM PST by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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How about the ‘tactic’ the IRS used against American citizens who happened to be conservative? Hey Hillary - let's talk about Americans being screwed by their own government because of their political beliefs...
10 posted on 03/05/2014 6:27:29 PM PST by GOPJ ("Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), always currying favor with the press...."(nailed) - William Bigelow)
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Clinton continued: “... I am recommending that we can perhaps learn from this tactic that has been used before.”

We could just read your college thesis on Saul Alinsky for example.

11 posted on 03/05/2014 6:28:35 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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So bombing Serbian forces in Kosovo, was different exactly how ?

Oh, I know the answer.

Your bombs actually exploded.

12 posted on 03/05/2014 7:13:33 PM PST by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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"Hillary Clinton on Wednesday stood by her recent likening of Russia’s actions in Ukraine to steps taken by Germany in the 1930s, though she avoided mentioning Adolf Hitler by name."


13 posted on 03/06/2014 12:03:52 AM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Sub-Driver

When you look at Hillary objectively she is very stupid and ill-educated about foreign policy, geo-strategy and world affairs. Dittos for 0zero. Democrats love domestic policy because this where they get to buy votes and wage war on the real enemies of America. Republicans-conservatives.

Obama/Dems don’t negotiate with Republicans but in contrast look how John Effin is obsequiously running around trying to talk with the Russian foreign minister


14 posted on 03/06/2014 12:12:51 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: clearcarbon

Talking farm animal. Another piece of crap running her mouth.


15 posted on 03/06/2014 12:24:01 AM PST by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: dennisw
When you look at Hillary objectively she is very stupid and ill-educated about foreign policy, geo-strategy and world affairs. Dittos for 0zero. Democrats love domestic policy because this where they get to buy votes and wage war on the real enemies of America. Republicans-conservatives. Obama/Dems don’t negotiate with Republicans but in contrast look how John Effin is obsequiously running around trying to talk with the Russian foreign minister

After a decade + of being told Hillry is the smartest woman on the planet, how dare you call her stupid. (Kidding) See I think Hillry is playing a bit of mind games with Putin so as to give US the appearance that she is above reproach and demonstrates 'strong' leadership skills. This is Hillry making campaign ads for later.

That German socialist calling GWBush 'Hitler like - Nazi', over Iraq pretty much dissolved the bite there once was in being compared to Hitler.

For all we know this whole jig in the Russian backyard was finely tuned and orchestrated. I would rather think that Putin has the goods on our dear leader.... It really does seems strange that Putin has made himself front and center of prohibition of gaydom... Personally, I do not think Putin gives a hoot about it, because he came to this drama queen showdown well late in his political career.

I mean really now after all the history, it comes down to the US and Russia fussing over sodomy?

16 posted on 03/06/2014 12:31:58 AM PST by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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Speaking of grotesque gay garbage look what Sweden is doing>>>>

Sweden suspends Uganda aid over anti-gay law
Aljazeera- 1 hour ago
Sweden has suspended some of its financial aid to Uganda over a law that toughened punishment for gay people, becoming the fourth donor ...


17 posted on 03/06/2014 12:36:47 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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Speaking of grotesque gay garbage look what Sweden is doing>>>> Sweden suspends Uganda aid over anti-gay law Aljazeera- 1 hour ago Sweden has suspended some of its financial aid to Uganda over a law that toughened punishment for gay people, becoming the fourth donor ...

Surely Putin will fill the void caused by the Sweds. It would be rather hypocritical of him to ignore the plight of a nation being right.

Yes, the world has gone insane.

18 posted on 03/06/2014 12:44:39 AM PST by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Time to set the "reset" button on Hillary!


19 posted on 03/06/2014 1:00:19 AM PST by Jess Kitting
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To: Jess Kitting
Or maybe we should press the "Reject" button on her.


20 posted on 03/06/2014 1:03:16 AM PST by Jess Kitting
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To: ronnie raygun

She is still married but she will always be America’s Ex-Wife of the worst kind.


21 posted on 03/06/2014 1:16:05 AM PST by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Remember she has been shot at. . . .
Or so she said. . . .
22 posted on 03/06/2014 1:27:46 AM PST by DeaconRed (Meanwhile, back at the Ranch. . . . . ZERO still as stupid and incompetent as ever! ! !)
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