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Obama imposes new sanctions on Russian officials, signs order authorizing broader measures
foxnews.com ^ | 3/20/14 | AP

Posted on 03/20/2014 8:36:11 AM PDT by ColdOne

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To: goldstategop

It gives him a chance to t on telealk tough on television, just like all phoney baloney politicians of both parties do depending on the issue.


51 posted on 03/20/2014 1:42:16 PM PDT by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: goldstategop

Did Putin target just republicans...McCain and Boehner of course....but I haven’t yet seen the “List”.

IMO Putin knows all this is for show now.....looks like he’ll play for a time. I imagine this was part of the “deal” made long ago. Have to give ‘political’ food to the masses on both sides.

BTW Crimea Alert:

“The ‘commanders’ of 72 Ukranian military units, institutions, and ships of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry have joined with the Russian Armed Forces for further military service,” the Crimean government official said”.....

Also understand still much unrest in Ukraine among the people..and anger for cuts in social services to pay for defense....Did they not realize freedom costs or did they just imagine the world would bail them out completely?

Obama’s “ name and blame lists”” sanctions won’t make a difference because ....about a year ago a law had been passed in Russia ....No governments officials and members of parliament were allowed to have foreign accounts and own properties abroad...(at least not in their own names)...any there was surely transfered to China and elsewhere.

They have little control of their streets..and many fear going out as innocent people being reported roughed up and knifed. SAw some old ladies walking down the street with clubs to protect themselves.


52 posted on 03/20/2014 2:12:54 PM PDT by caww
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To: PapaNew

.....”If we weren’t prepared to win, we should stay out and let Putin have his way”....

Well after Obama put our soldiers hands behind their back in Iraq and Aphganistan...I have no reason to believe Obama knows what military war or winning it is about.

Therefore no war, even remotely so under his watch..never!


53 posted on 03/20/2014 2:17:20 PM PDT by caww
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To: dfwgator
Putins office as depicted by Russian...


54 posted on 03/20/2014 2:20:23 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

.I have no reason to believe Obama knows what military war or winning it is about.


There’s that, plus he and his handlers want America to be dismantled and weakened. It’s their specific goal - “Post American World”.


55 posted on 03/20/2014 2:21:07 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

((((BO and his handlers want America to be dismantled and weakened. It’s their specific goal - “Post American World”.)))

Putin knows this all too well and has stated as much. He hates Obama. Won’t deal with him because he has a word to discribe Obama and those who voted for him...which he believes would take down this country if they were ever given political power to do so.


56 posted on 03/20/2014 2:42:10 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

I don’t know if Putin “hates” Obama, but he sure doesn’t respect him.


57 posted on 03/20/2014 2:42:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: caww

No, Putin doesn’t hate Obama. If anything the emotion might be pity.

He has beaten Obama at every opportunity and rather than hate, he is enjoying showing Obama to be the fool he is.

Putin knows Obama is not America. Putin is and knows that he is doing America a favor by making it known to all the word that America has a damn fool for a President.


58 posted on 03/20/2014 2:47:40 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: dfwgator

Just a matter of how one wants to use vocabulary I suspect. I prefer saying he hates him....however to hate someone really exhausts more energy then simply not respecting them..so you may be right.

Putin also knows a large portion of our country doesn’t respect Obama, and because of how our country runs knows nothing will change til the next election.... When our own “Oligarchs” put their money behind their chosen candidate.

OUR Government now is not that far from Russia’s Government....Both appeal as much to the masses to keep them in office, gives them a few crumbs off their tables, and operates behind the scenes of the false reality they project through their media’s to the masses.


59 posted on 03/20/2014 2:53:51 PM PDT by caww
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To: bert

He enjoyed Bush...over 67 oil/gas contracts with Putin when he visited..and why Putin was smiling from ear to ear so much.

Putin has said..”Whoever produces, prices, and distributes oil controls the power”.... Which is why Putin himself makes all the decisions concerning Russia’s oil. He IS Russia’s oil Czar....and uses it as a weapon because he’s built his Oil Empire to where we see it today.

He knew Bush knew that as well...so they could communicate and deal. He respected Bush because he wasn’t going to disturb the “pay out” he’d have from Bush by doing so. However Bush understood that as well.

Obama and Putin cannot communicate...they are diametrically opposed with no common interest. Besides, Obama is not the least skilled in handling Putin...he’s way over his head when he tries....for that matter pretty much everything else as well...as his administration.


60 posted on 03/20/2014 3:04:17 PM PDT by caww
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To: bert

He enjoyed Bush...over 67 oil/gas contracts with Putin when he visited..and why Putin was smiling from ear to ear so much.

Putin has said..”Whoever produces, prices, and distributes oil controls the power”.... Which is why Putin himself makes all the decisions concerning Russia’s oil. He IS Russia’s oil Czar....and uses it as a weapon because he’s built his Oil Empire to where we see it today.

He knew Bush knew that as well...so they could communicate and deal. He respected Bush because he wasn’t going to disturb the “pay out” he’d have from Bush by doing so. However Bush understood that as well.

Obama and Putin cannot communicate...they are diametrically opposed with no common interest. Besides, Obama is not the least skilled in handling Putin...he’s way over his head when he tries....for that matter pretty much everything else as well...as his administration.


61 posted on 03/20/2014 3:04:17 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

My argument is that Congress, not Obama, has the power to declare war. Obama is not the last word. And if Congress did declare war and Obama refused to execute as Commander in Chief the declaration by Congress to engage, then I see a clear impeachment and removal issue. If Congress did act, I would hope the declaration would at least begin on a limited regional scale.


62 posted on 03/20/2014 3:06:09 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: dfwgator

“we should be vigilant and start coming up with a plan to reduce Europe’s dependence on Russian oil and gas.”

Why should we give a crap about Europe’s dependence on Russian oil and gas? Don’t we have plenty of problems of our own to worry about?


63 posted on 03/20/2014 3:13:56 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: PapaNew
Our Congress will not use the power that it welds, it's become like the UN...just a place that funnels revenue...otherwise the Representatives are campaigning so they can keep on funneling...and this to the NWO as it shapes up now. Our Constitution is as much powerless as it's not the standard of measure anymore....making rules as they go is the name of the game...and they can because there's no time to stop them. So we can only hold on our hats until the ride is over..
64 posted on 03/20/2014 3:18:32 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww
You know its ultimately up to the American People - us. If we vote in the right guys in 2014 and demonstrate that we'll throw the bums out if they don't do their job - 1) defend our freedom including threats from afar that can become a-close very quickly, 2) CUT government & taxes in every area EXCEPT military by cutting waste and building a world class defense and 3) NOT lining their own pockets - we can FORCE accountability and proper action.

The Convention of States may also help get Congress off their keisters.

C:\My Stuff\Constitution of the U.S\Home _ Convention of States.htm

65 posted on 03/20/2014 3:35:49 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Marguerite
"Who is ready to play Dr.Strangelove’s part?"


66 posted on 03/20/2014 3:40:15 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( "Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!")
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To: PapaNew

...”You know its ultimately up to the American People - us -”

Well there was a time where I would agree...but America -us- are not the us we were. Too many are liberal minded and without any history, so they can’t discern when they consider who to vote for...which of course was the intent of the liberal/progressives when they took over our educational system.


67 posted on 03/20/2014 3:44:48 PM PDT by caww
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To: PapaNew

...”You know its ultimately up to the American People - us -”

Well there was a time where I would agree...but America -us- are not the us we were. Too many are liberal minded and without any history, so they can’t discern when they consider who to vote for...which of course was the intent of the liberal/progressives when they took over our educational system.


68 posted on 03/20/2014 3:44:49 PM PDT by caww
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To: Grampa Dave

Yes, the guy who badly needs a straijacket ...


69 posted on 03/20/2014 3:48:01 PM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: caww

Yes, the bad guys seem to have the institutional levers of power. But fundamentally, it’s a spiritual battle - really, it always has been. God miraculously brought our country into being and has kept her through thick and thin. Without His divine intervention, we would have been finished a long time ago, and so it is now. We will need His mercy now to see us through once again.


70 posted on 03/20/2014 5:09:48 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: ColdOne

Obama is going to cut off Wagyu beef going to Pootie Poot Putin.


71 posted on 03/20/2014 8:21:30 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: PapaNew

....” We will need His mercy now to see us through once again”...

Except that the nation on a whole has shut him out, and I don’t foresee another revival with the World Stage shaping up as it is. It may slow down some but the trajectory is clear.

I do think he will take care of Christians regardless, though perhaps not in the comforts accustomed to for so many years.


72 posted on 03/21/2014 1:50:27 AM PDT by caww
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To: ColdOne

So, Vlad what is your response to the American fool pretending to be a tough guy?


73 posted on 03/21/2014 6:16:43 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: Grampa Dave

Russia is way too capitalist/conservative for Obama to tolerate, Obama knows that action must be taken now to stop Russian imperialist expansion and keep the world safe for true communism [/sarc]


74 posted on 03/21/2014 9:22:18 PM PDT by KTM rider
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