Skip to comments.Vladimir Putin's message to the west: Russia is back
Posted on 03/18/2014 6:34:03 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
Vladimir Putin likes to take his kit off in public. But Tuesday's exhibition of naked power by Russia's president at a joint parliamentary session in Moscow was delivered fully clothed before a conservatively suited audience of officials and adoring, applauding fans dressed up as MPs.
Speaking at a white rostrum amid flags, flourishes and gold leaf, a dapper-looking Putin's message was clear: after years of being cheated and dissed by the western powers, Russia is back. The US and friends could like it or lump it. But as the Ukraine crisis showed, Russia would no longer take it lying down.
Putin spoke primarily about Crimea, whose cause was "sacred" and whose return to the Russian fold was justified, democratic and legal. But his broader theme was that Russia was finally standing up for its rights nearly a quarter of a century after the Soviet collapse.
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Gog and Magog preparing for the ultimate war.
By refraining from doing so, we demonstrated for all time that we have no designs on Russia, their territory, their economy, their oil reserves, nothing.
So now, after they get back on their feet again, they're saber rattling, flying Tu-95s over our military bases and ships, and generally acting like a-holes.
If the situation had been reversed, I wonder if we would have been as safe from them?
A “dapper-looking Putin” . . . I don’t think I’ve seen the Manchester Guardian this cheerful in a good while.
Patton should have been allowed to carry on. Dammit.
Yep. Reds...all of them.
That’s a fact. As well as MacArthur in Korea after the Red Chinese attacked us.
Then we started interfering in Kosovo, Georgia and elsewhere in Russia’s backyard.
Sleep well, America.
What'd we do?
People who know and have studied history, i.e. the Europeans, are comparing this speech today to the ones once made by that other guy, I forget the name, long dead, moustache.
I wonder if Germany feels all warm and fuzzy over their kneejerk reaction to Fukishimo making themselves more dependent on Russia.
The more posts I see from you, I would have to say you are a commie that likes to rub it in.
Yep, Reagan defeated them, and nobody occupied them, or even held war crimes.
“Vladimir Putin’s message to the west: Russia is back”
I don’t give a flying fig what Putin says. I’m more concerned in taking back my country from the commie pig Buckwheat and his purse-carying fags.
It shouldn’t be that difficult if we can get 10% of conservatives to get up off their lazy, fat asses.
For example, brain-dead conservatives can attend schoolboard meetings to kick commies out of their local schools. I know that’s asking much of Mammon-worshiping idiots, but it can be done with the Lord’s help.
"It's incredibly obvious, isn't it? A foreign substance is introduced into our precious bodily fluids without the knowledge of the individual, and certainly without any choice. That's the way your hard-core Commie works."
Obama: “Yoo hoo! America is on it’s back... ‘Handsome’!”
We deserve the humiliation we’re receiving. For now.
Erdogan’s message to Putin: “So are we, pal.”
They're dying out. They better start worrying about China in the east.
Instructive film on Netflix called “Putin’s Kiss.”
While they still have a long way to go, Russia IS coming back and we’d better be ready!
Cute. But your quote is pure Hollyland fantasy. Don’t you realize that?
Putin will do what he wants because he knows Obama is a patsy and an impotent leader. Sadly Syria, Iran and North Korea are seeing Obama the same way and will also take advantage of US weakness. While Obama is dismantling our military the world has gotten to be a far more dangerous place
LOL! I hope you're intentionally laughable.
Russia is back! No, America is gone!
Not to worry, John Kerry is in Uganda telling them that Sodomy is perfectly okiley-dokiley.
Yes...shame on Truman.
Can they manufacture aspirin? Ibuprofen? vise grips?
Russia is back, but Reagan is not.
Yeah, right. Living in Russia is no picnic, as I understand it.
They do, however, manufacture pretty good rocket engines. From the article: Currently RD-180 engines are used for the first-stage of the US Atlas V launch vehicle.
Back in the USSR....you don’t know how luck you are.
I just quoted you, that's all. You will just have to figure out just how naïve you are.
Looks like it's "unintentionally" after all. Oh, well.
The Russian Thug is back and the USA elected the gay whimp who can cry well and line up community protests. Zero’s once mentor Bill Ayers wanted to destroy the USA and give it to China, N.Korea and USSR. He has his butt boy in the white hut doing his dastardly deeds.
In the 1992 Presidential debates H.W. Bush commented that the collapse of the USSR was not the time to stop worrying about foreign policy - as Clinton suggested, but time to concentrate more. He made the case that how we handled the collapse moving forward would be crucial to the future. Irrespective of what you think of the Bush’s, he was absolutely right about this. We squandered the opportunity that Reagan’s efforts, and the sacrifices of all during the Cold War, handed us. Now we are paying the price.
Putin will kick his ass.
Yep, because Clinton wanted his legacy, and we got the cluster-you-know-what known as “Kosovo”, or as Tony Blair called it, “The First Progressives’ War.”
Kerry will like that. Make him feel like he's at home with Wifey.
While Obama is dismantling our military the world has gotten to be a far more dangerous place .................................... Yeah, but we have free abortions, gay marriage and lots of jobless people trying to make ends meet,and then we reduce the armed forces to create even more jobless people, lets see them beat that!! Damn is it not a time for a change? No more OJT Presidents, and please no ex president’s wives, we don’t need an Evita, we need a Joan of Ark.
Big deal Putin gave a few soldiers new vehicles and uniforms
A Community Organizer is no match for a KGB-trained professional.
“Your commie has no regard for human life, not even his own.
It leaves me with a profound sense of fatigue, an emptiness.
Even still, women sense my power ... but, but I deny them my essence.”
‘Mein Kankles’, p. 4,9285, Hillary Clinton
The Red Army ain't jack and hasn't been for decades. The only fools that believes this are the ones that keep buying Russian hardware only to see it utterly destroyed on the battlefield.
I think it's hilarious on other threads some idiots debate the battlefield prowess of the the T-72 over the T-60. LOL!
An even better message is
“You voted for Obama, you got Obama”
The Red Army was a steamroller that flattened the Wehrmacht. Had we turned on it in 1945 it would have been a disaster for us. Casualties mean nothing to the Russians. When you have an opponent who isn’t afraid to die and will do everything in his power to annihilate you in the process, you don’t have war you have Armageddon. Americans were tired of war and the country was going broke funding the one we were fighting at the time. And point of fact they didn’t have T-72s or T-60s in WW2. They did have the T-34 considered one of the best tanks of all time. Besides turning on the Russians would have meant getting to Moscow and occupying Russia. That didn’t work out for Napoleon or Hitler. You don’t have to tell me about Russian made stuff. I know it’s crap.