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Tapper: White House Concerned Russia Could Invade Ukraine as Soon as This Weekend
Mediaite ^ | March 21,2014 | Noah Rothman |

Posted on 03/21/2014 4:43:26 PM PDT by Hojczyk

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White House Concerned Russia Could Invade Ukraine as Soon as This Weekend


51 posted on 03/21/2014 6:32:16 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Hojczyk

So? What are they going to do about it?


52 posted on 03/21/2014 6:33:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Crazy, eh?


53 posted on 03/21/2014 6:33:45 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: forgotten man

54 posted on 03/21/2014 6:35:20 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hojczyk
Putin would have been derelict if he had not occupied Crimea before it fell into NATO hands; that action was a rational and purely defensive reaction to the West-aided coup against his ally in Kiev. Anyone familiar with the old NATO war plans for Southern Europe knows about all the military facilities Russia has there and understands why the Black Sea is vital to Russia's strategic defense.

On the other hand, I doubt Putin wants to occupy the hostile western half of Ukraine because it would always be a hotbed of unrest -- and he doesn't need it. But the Russia-leaning eastern half of Ukraine is a different story, and I will be surprised if he doesn't take it right away in order to broaden Russia's direct access to the Black Sea.

55 posted on 03/21/2014 6:39:01 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: Hojczyk

Why worry. You aren’t gonna do anything about it. What is there to worry about?


56 posted on 03/21/2014 6:41:26 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Hojczyk

57 posted on 03/21/2014 6:41:38 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Does anyone still have an intact bracket?

Dayton? Really?


58 posted on 03/21/2014 6:43:21 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: dfwgator
You can see it here:


59 posted on 03/21/2014 6:43:38 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Hojczyk
unnamed administration officials

Hmm, how does some one go through life without a name? Must be tough.

60 posted on 03/21/2014 6:43:54 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/ http://thepurginglutheran.tumblr.com/)
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To: fabian

We (Obummer) gave them MRE’s no arms.


61 posted on 03/21/2014 6:46:21 PM PDT by Clean_Sweep
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To: forgotten man

I was ready to correct you. The I enlarged my map. I thought there was a bridge there. I was wrong. They should build one.


62 posted on 03/21/2014 6:46:23 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Hojczyk

MACBETH. If it were done when ‘tis done, then ‘twere well. It were done quickly


63 posted on 03/21/2014 7:12:14 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise. H)
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To: forgotten man
Crimea is not connected by land to Russia. The Russians will want a land bridge from Crimea to Russia.

Vladimir Putin orders road and rail bridge to Crimea

64 posted on 03/21/2014 7:14:54 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Vermont Lt

“The I enlarged my map. I thought there was a bridge there. I was wrong. They should build one.”

They are...
Medvedev Signs Decree Creating Contractor for Kerch Strait Bridge Project
The Moscow Times
Mar. 04 2014 00:00
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/495511.html


65 posted on 03/21/2014 7:49:57 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Hoodat

Right on.


66 posted on 03/21/2014 8:48:58 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Ukraine has coal iron ore the largest steel mill and a huge agricultural segment. If I were Putin I would invade two weeks from now when the weather has improved. Ukraine is great tank country


67 posted on 03/22/2014 3:45:02 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

Target rich environment, let the Russian Tanks roll. With our A-10 Warthogs we will wipe them out, oh wait that’s right Obama and his lackey Hagel moth balled that plane.


68 posted on 03/22/2014 3:57:47 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Hojczyk
Still waiting for an apology to Governors Palin and Romney.I guess,as Adlai Stevenson once famously said to the General Assembly of the UN,we'll have to wait until hell freezes over for *that* to happen.
69 posted on 03/22/2014 4:54:20 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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DID OSAMA OBAMA REALLY PICK UCLA FOR THE FINAL FOUR?

O...M...G!

70 posted on 03/22/2014 4:56:17 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Hojczyk
He quoted anonymous administration officials who are “concerned” that the Russians are not being honest when they claim that the troops stationed along the Ukrainian border are not preparing for an invasion.

IOW - we tell them and the world we will take no action, but be heartened because "we are concerned"....

71 posted on 03/22/2014 5:13:53 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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72 posted on 03/22/2014 5:18:35 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: tcrlaf

CNN can’t read the inscrutable mind of Vlad Putin and the Kremlin oligarchy. CNN also has no clue about the rebirth of Christian Russian. Since the USA is a declared post Christian nation it matters not to CNN what Christianity does anywhere else. The tide of history is with Christianity. Always has been, always will be. Pro islamists are doomed to relearn history again and again - like in Groundhog day the movie.


73 posted on 03/22/2014 5:23:13 AM PDT by x_plus_one (Islam Delenda Est)
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To: Hojczyk

- Obama spent $100M ($100,000,000) on his African vac a

- but only $5M ($5,000,000) is budgeted to find Flight 730 -

(but Moochelle and her 2 well-paid daughters will “RESET” the button in China)


74 posted on 03/22/2014 5:40:01 AM PDT by devolve (- Tell VLADIMER after my ERECTION I have more FLEXIBILITY -- I need more SPACE - BHO Jr -)
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To: Hojczyk

CNN :”Russia Could Invade Ukraine as Soon as This Weekend”

Yawn.

Formerly , “reported” on CNN:

“Milosevici committing genocide! 100,000 Albanians killed in Kosovp!”

“Saddam has WMD! He’s killing his own people!”

“Gaddafi preparing genocide! He’s slauthering the people in Benghazi!”

Bloody lying warmongers.


75 posted on 03/22/2014 6:02:24 AM 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: fabian

Do you want Russia to do the same thing to our socialist neighbors to the south?
How many seconds would transpire before the Ukrainians sold half of those weaps on the black market?

Know the answers to questions such as those before even thinking of sending arms into such a place.


77 posted on 03/22/2014 6:12:17 AM PDT by bill1952 (taxes don't hurt the rich, they keep YOU from becoming rich.)
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To: Hojczyk

The White House is “concerned” that Obama may have to go in front of the teleprompter and read some harsh sounding words during one of the March Madness games or interrupt one of his golf outings.

They are concerned that Obama may actually have to stop what he is doing and “look busy”.


78 posted on 03/22/2014 7:03:15 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Mich Patriot

If Ukraine “votes” for annexation (should they be fully invaded), it will be obvious that vote fraud has occurred.


79 posted on 03/22/2014 7:06:35 AM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Girlene

My point exactly.


80 posted on 03/22/2014 7:09:17 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Hojczyk

Kiev, you’re on your own.

“I know past presidents spouted a lot of rhetoric about freedom and democracy, well, that’s for us. We didn’t actually mean it for people like you. Besides, UConn and ‘Nova are tipping off any minute so this is really bad timing and, well, Putin is not really such a bad guy and frankly my administration would be doing the same thing if they could trade places so just live with being a puppet of a gargantuan central government. It’s good for you, really. You’ll love bread lines and death panels if you’ll just give it a chance.

What’s that? You’ve already tried it and it sucked which is why you left it? Aw, c’mon. See? It’s that right-wing Tea Party attitude that gets you guys hatred from progressive governments like ours. Hold on....

THAT’S A FOUL! DAMMIT! ARE YOU BLIND, SUCKAH? FUGGIN HONKY REFS!

Oh, sorry. Well, like I was saying, you’ll love communism once you give it a try. Sorry we couldn’t be there to defend you. Umm, later.”


81 posted on 03/22/2014 7:18:53 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: Mich Patriot
I know. The Crimeans did not want to join Russia in February. Only 41% wanted to do so.

Many Signs Pointed to Crimea Independence Vote — But Polls Didn’t

But with the occupation, non-stop propaganda on TV, and just a "little" voter fraud, they changed to an overwhelming 97% desire to be annexed to Russia. Shazam!

In other Ukraine news: BREAKING NEWS: Defiant Ukrainian commander orders his outnumbered men to 'stand their ground' and expect to engage with Russian troops surrounding the military base This might get ugly. It appears there may be snipers posted around this base.
82 posted on 03/22/2014 7:34:12 AM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: tcrlaf

What are the West going to do?

Why didn’t you here? They are going to be concerned!


83 posted on 03/22/2014 7:37:39 AM PDT by spudville
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Are you saying we should be concerned?


84 posted on 03/22/2014 7:39:23 AM PDT by spudville
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To: Delta Dawn

what did Biden say when Obama blew in his ear? “Thanks for the refill”.


85 posted on 03/22/2014 7:43:30 AM PDT by spudville
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To: Hojczyk

So, what is zero doing about it? Nothing, that’s what. He is a complainer, an agitator, a “community organizer”, that is all. He is no president.


86 posted on 03/22/2014 7:49:55 AM PDT by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

87 posted on 03/22/2014 7:56:21 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Cakes and circuses should keep everyone distracted. What’s a Ukraine?


88 posted on 03/22/2014 8:30:12 AM PDT by Patriot95
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To: Hojczyk

How I suspect that this will end...

1. Russia gives back Crimea to Ukraine (a hollow gesture, see 3)
2. Russia pays back Ukraine’s loans to IMF/EU through cheap energy.
3. Ukraine becomes a puppet state of Russia, in an agreement with the EU and US. The US and EU promise to never interfere there and to allow Russia a free hand in smashing any new Maidan uprising.
4. Russia promises to leave NATO countries alone.


89 posted on 03/22/2014 8:30:49 AM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: Patriot95

"Ukraine is game to you?"

90 posted on 03/22/2014 8:32:29 AM PDT by dfwgator
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administration officials ... are “concerned” that the Russians are not being honest when they claim that the troops stationed along the Ukrainian border are not preparing for an invasion

Hoo boy. No wonder you can't find any "chumps" in a bar any more that you can take for easy ten-buck bets. They all went to Washington to work for the White House.

91 posted on 03/22/2014 8:38:12 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Hojczyk

The scary thing is that Obama might do something stupid just to prove he’s a man (which of course, he isn’t).


92 posted on 03/22/2014 8:53:44 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: Hojczyk

Russi has to protect the Slavic speaking peoples. Next up, Poland.


93 posted on 03/22/2014 8:59:03 AM PDT by sagar
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Kosovo, blast from the past: 1999 - “White House concerned about the genocide of Albanians in Kosovo. Milosevici - a war criminal” blah-blah-blah on CNN

In June 1999, the UN envoy M. Ahtisari and Milosevic met in Belgrade .. Ahtisari explained the terms they got for solving the dispute at UN, and Milosevic asked him, “what will happen if I don’t sign?”
In front of them on the table was a flower vase and Ahtisari moved it away and said, “Belgrade will be like this table” and he swipped across the table with his hand ..

And yet Ahtisari went to win the Nobel peace prize in 2008 ...


94 posted on 03/22/2014 9:05:10 AM 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: Marguerite

And the press completely ignored the Albanian atrocities against Serbs.


95 posted on 03/22/2014 9:06:41 AM PDT by dfwgator
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“And the press completely ignored the Albanian atrocities against Serbs.”

As a matter of course.
It is written in all letters in CIA “Propaganda strategy for Dummies” Chapter II, paragraph 17.


96 posted on 03/22/2014 9:10:45 AM 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: Hojczyk

Barry is more concerned about his March Madness bracket.


97 posted on 03/22/2014 9:12:41 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: dfwgator
Belgrade is still carrying the stigmata of 1999 USNATO carpet bombing


98 posted on 03/22/2014 9:15:38 AM 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: Marguerite

Yes, the “First Progressives’ War.”


99 posted on 03/22/2014 9:16:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Saturday morning...did they invade yet.......I guess that last letter in 24 point bold did it.


100 posted on 03/22/2014 9:30:03 AM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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