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Putinís sanctions on Americans unite Democrats, GOP
Yahoo News ^ | March 20, 2014 | Oliver Knox

Posted on 03/20/2014 3:26:28 PM PDT by Navy Patriot

Vladimir Putin probably didn’t expect that newly announced Russian sanctions on nine Americans – three top White House aides, three Republicans and three Democrats in Congress – would spark a bipartisan love-in in Washington.

But that’s exactly what happened on Thursday as Moscow retaliated for expanded U.S. sanctions by freezing the assets of a select handful of high-profile Americans and banning them from travel inside Russia.

Here’s an early response from a spokesman for Republican House Speaker John Boehner on Twitter to Dan Pfeiffer, a senior adviser to President Obama, for making the list...

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: gasputin; neocon; russia; ukraine; viktoryanukovich; yuliatymoshenko
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America unites behind Obama!
1 posted on 03/20/2014 3:26:29 PM PDT by Navy Patriot
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To: Navy Patriot

they’re all ruling class - i’m not surprised they’re standing together.


2 posted on 03/20/2014 3:29:25 PM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: Navy Patriot

Time to cut the military, right?


3 posted on 03/20/2014 3:29:29 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: dhs12345

Yes, immediately followed by fiery rhetoric and a couple more bright red lines...


4 posted on 03/20/2014 3:30:56 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Navy Patriot

Huh? What?


5 posted on 03/20/2014 3:31:04 PM PDT by virgil
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To: dhs12345; All

Always willing to further the advance of Communism, Benghazi Coward Obama and Gunboat Coward Kerry have teamed up to assure The Russian Bear that there will be no workplace violence when the Russians finally take over control of Ukraine, a former important Buffer Country within the former USSR.

As Commander in Chief of the mightiest military at present, Obama has cleverly determined that decreeing the use of the sacred ‘Edict of Democrat Gun Control’ will be a positive smokescreen step toward the eventual disarming of the US Army.

It is also a definite plus for Obama and Kerry to use at the negotiating table with Putin.

It really was no diplomatic contest with Nobel Peace Prize winning, Multi-Millionaire Obama negotiating against Putin, whose Country is so poor that it can’t even afford a shirt for Putin to wear while riding a horse, Cossack style.

By virtue of ‘The Power of Pen and Phone,’ Shrewd Foreign Policy Negotiator Obama issued the, (soon to be infamous), ‘Executive Order of Gun Control in the Ukraine.’

This was brilliant!

Any attempt by Russia from now on to use their guns will instantly prove to the editors of the New York Times, and other, award-winning, powerful, Top Military Think Tanks, that Russia did not REALLY intend to reduce Gun Violence.

Thus, Russia should not, (at least for the moment), join the rest of the Liberal Intelligentsia Elite, commonly known as LIE.

FORWARD !


6 posted on 03/20/2014 3:31:30 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Navy Patriot
What steaming pile.
7 posted on 03/20/2014 3:32:07 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.")
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To: Navy Patriot

The united are all laughing........ at Obama


8 posted on 03/20/2014 3:32:39 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: dhs12345
Time to cut the military, right?

Just salaries, benefits, pensions, and VA health benefits.

Defense contractors, not so much.

9 posted on 03/20/2014 3:35:24 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: rockrr

Lol.


10 posted on 03/20/2014 3:35:45 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: Graewoulf

McCain will free Crimea like he did South Vietnam.


11 posted on 03/20/2014 3:37:09 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Agreed.


12 posted on 03/20/2014 3:37:42 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Are the GOP RINOS going to sanction Obama for amending laws without Congressional approval?


13 posted on 03/20/2014 3:38:32 PM PDT by Socon-Econ
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To: Navy Patriot

Uh, sorry, but the REASON we are in this mess in the first place is due to the abject vacancy of the policies of Obama, Hillary, and Kerry.

They are the cause, Putin is a symptom. Get rid of Putin tomorrow, someone else will take his place because of the WEAKNESS of American foreign policy.

Like Gary Kasparov tweeted, Obama (and, by extension, his entire team) make Jimmy Carter look like Winston Churchill.

United? Hardly. Obama is a divider.


14 posted on 03/20/2014 3:41:37 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Navy Patriot
You forgot, allow soldiers to be openly gay.

No doubt Obama and the Democrats take our military for granted and they'll eagerly send our soldiers off to fight some war with low moral and inferior equipment.

15 posted on 03/20/2014 3:43:00 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: Socon-Econ
Are the GOP RINOS going to sanction Obama for amending laws without Congressional approval?

I think they are going to show solidarity with Obama by letting Putin humiliate them equally, but they are playing into Obama's hands because he will say Putin was subscribing to Affirmative Action by humiliating him (Obama) first.

16 posted on 03/20/2014 3:45:49 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot
America unites behind Obama!

Given the size of his ego, he probably thinks this is true.

17 posted on 03/20/2014 3:51:11 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: SoFloFreeper
United? Hardly. Obama is a divider.

I'll have you know that "America unites behind Obama", was the Neo-Con Fascista Homo approved wording.

18 posted on 03/20/2014 3:53:20 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: mac_truck

See #18, Mac.


19 posted on 03/20/2014 3:54:36 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

lolz...no comment


20 posted on 03/20/2014 3:56:01 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: dhs12345

You be right, I did forget, thinking too fast with old brain.


21 posted on 03/20/2014 3:57:57 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: virgil

RATs will Eff the Repubicans, you can bet on it!


22 posted on 03/20/2014 4:02:22 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Navy Patriot
Looks like Putin has been setting up the chess board for the last few years and almost checkmated US via our economy in 2008 while partnered with a reluctant China.

Now that he has had his lieutenant and crew in the WH working on his behalf these last few, our economy and the dollar should be an easy takedown.

And with all the systems they've put into place in our great American lockdown, the rest of their plans for US should be easy to complete.

23 posted on 03/20/2014 4:08:33 PM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Navy Patriot
Putin: "the Baltic Republics..Poland..Finland..(any country that was in the USSR & surrounding counties); Your all next"..What's to stop me, pResident (limp-wristed) 0'Muslim? ..think 1938.

24 posted on 03/20/2014 4:12:16 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Navy Patriot

America unites behind Obama!

Uh...I’m only back here to try to kick his butt....

Putin mocking these guys is just too funny.

If fearless leader had put the damn missles in Poland and shown some damn guts, Putin would have thought a little bit harder about his Crimea move...But the weenie brigade won...and now they are being humiliated...

Its funny as hell except its OUR great country being laughed at...because of these incompetent a$$holes. All of them, both sides.


25 posted on 03/20/2014 4:17:59 PM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: GBA
While I'm positive that Obama is working hard for Communism (and Islam), I'm not so sure he is working for Putin.

While Putin will use coincidence to take down American policy enough notches to accomplish his goal, he was not hired to make America great.

He was hired by Russians to make Russia great, and protect Russians, and it seems it is riskier to mistreat Russians these days.

26 posted on 03/20/2014 4:23:50 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Not one dimes worth of difference in the DC party.


27 posted on 03/20/2014 4:25:00 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: rockrr
Yes, immediately followed by fiery rhetoric and a couple more bright red lines...

You forgot the obligatory "strongly worded letter to follow"

28 posted on 03/20/2014 4:25:20 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Navy Patriot

Country leaders playing tacky word games - millions upon millions of people in the US, Russia, Crimea, trying to live and not die due to these leaders, and we get tacky word games - “You do this to me and I’ll do that same thing to you, so, there!”

Neither Bush nor Reagan would put up with this crap. Putin doesn’t give a diddly what weasel Hussein does. “Beam me up, Scotty.”


29 posted on 03/20/2014 4:26:26 PM PDT by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today.))
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To: Adder
...its OUR great country being laughed at...because of these incompetent a$$holes. All of them, both sides.

Sadly, that it is, and there is a lesson there.

Americans elected them all (although I do not pretend there wasn't some DemoRat election fraud in some DemoRat controlled areas in the US).

Americans must live with the consequences of cowardice before PC, and cowardice to impeach.

30 posted on 03/20/2014 4:33:55 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Marcella
Putin would not only respect Reagan, he would be able to trust him.

That's the key to diplomacy and courage.

31 posted on 03/20/2014 4:37:20 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot
Putin’s sanctions on Americans unite Democrats, GOP

Putin’s sanctions on American political elites unite American political elites.


32 posted on 03/20/2014 4:40:56 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: Iron Munro

A truthful editor, you are.


33 posted on 03/20/2014 4:42:22 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

These people are so in over their heads that it’s not even funny. Putin “sanctioned” them to show them that the “sanctions” are stupid and worthless. It’s his way of saying “I’m rubber. You’re glue. What bounces off me sticks to you.” But the dummies in our government are taking him serious. Putin must be laughing his head off.


34 posted on 03/20/2014 4:43:15 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican
Your whole post is well done, but I will just respond to this: Putin must be laughing his head off.

Us foreign policy for the last several years has been focused on getting our "enemies" to laugh themselves to death.

35 posted on 03/20/2014 4:48:09 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Our media is worse than TASS during the height of the Cold War.


36 posted on 03/20/2014 4:51:15 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

A good bit of our government is just as bad as the soviets at the height of the cold war.


37 posted on 03/20/2014 5:04:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dfwgator
Our media is worse than TASS during the height of the Cold War.

Yep, they irritate me pretty good, with an occasional bright spot like Sharyl Attkisson.

38 posted on 03/20/2014 5:08:12 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: cripplecreek

Yes. Much like 1984: Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia.


39 posted on 03/20/2014 5:12:25 PM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian ( I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: Navy Patriot

Yahoo leftists news is identical to the crap on the DU website.
Its the place outed Hard left nutters media trolls get hired after making complete morons outed themselves.


40 posted on 03/20/2014 5:16:39 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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To: ncalburt
Yahoo leftists news is identical to the crap on the DU website.

Its the place outed Hard left nutters media trolls get hired after making complete morons outed themselves.

All true, but they usually have stories about Lady Gaga which would bore you to tears, and we couldn't make fun of 'em like this steaming pile.

Besides, just about all the Western MSM is also on it's collective (that word fits well here) knees in front of Obama.

Up the Neo-Con Fascista Homos!

41 posted on 03/20/2014 5:27:50 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: A Formerly Proud Canadian
Its crazy how far we've fallen into the dystopian world of Kurt Vonnegut. Just today I watched 2081 (Harrison Begeron) and we're already trying to crush exceptionalism.

2081 (full movie 28 minutes)
42 posted on 03/20/2014 5:34:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Navy Patriot

Most, if not all of the US politicians the Russians levied sanctions against, I wouldn’t want coming to my house either.


43 posted on 03/20/2014 5:35:24 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Navy Patriot

Looks like the Russian commies are trying to help out fellow travelers and imbeciles in Congress.

4-9 on the list are definitely in the soviets interest to remain in office.


44 posted on 03/20/2014 5:36:31 PM PDT by Rome2000
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Most, if not all of the US politicians the Russians levied sanctions against, I wouldn’t want coming to my house either.

No worries, they only want to go to your bank.

45 posted on 03/20/2014 5:41:19 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Are you sure about that? Some of us are laughing hilariously.


46 posted on 03/20/2014 5:53:28 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Rome2000
Ya know, that may be an opportunity that the Russians will take to influence an election. All of these morons weaken America more while in office, so yes, you have a point.

But I'm not so sure the Russians would do this because the RUSSIANS are Communist, and I know they are not Soviet.

So I edited your post a little:

Looks like the Russians are trying to help out commies and imbeciles in Congress.

4-9 on the list are definitely in the Russians interest to remain in office.

47 posted on 03/20/2014 5:54:15 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Luke21
I think most all the FReepers are laughing hilariously.
48 posted on 03/20/2014 6:00:58 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Why in hell would a member of our government have assets in Russia?


49 posted on 03/20/2014 6:09:43 PM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: Excellence

Because they don’t care where their money comes from.

When we impose real sanctions (not this stupid name calling crap) 10s of thousands of waivers are given by our state department. Most of those waivers are given at the urging of congressmen and senators and they don’t do it out of the goodness of their hearts.


50 posted on 03/20/2014 6:23:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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