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Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 30 March 2014
Various driveby media television networks ^ | 30 March 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces

Posted on 03/30/2014 3:27:47 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!

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To: DanZ
Angus King placidly lying through his teeth.

Agnes King IS a lie.

Independent my @$$! He's just another wild-eyed RAT.

101 posted on 03/30/2014 8:45:43 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: Steven Tyler
Politicos forced Hospitals to treat anyone showing up at a medical building.

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) was passed by the US Congress in 1986 as part of the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA), much of which dealt with Medicare issues. The law's initial intent was to ensure patient access to emergency medical care and to prevent the practice of patient dumping, in which uninsured patients were transferred, solely for financial reasons, from private to public hospitals without consideration of their medical condition or stability for the transfer. Although only 4 pages in length and barely noticed at the time, EMTALA has created a storm of controversy over the ensuing 15 years, and it is now considered one of the most comprehensive laws guaranteeing nondiscriminatory access to emergency medical care and thus to the health care system. Even though its initial language covered the care of emergency medical conditions, through interpretations by the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) (now known as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), the body that oversees EMTALA enforcement, as well as various court decisions, the statute now potentially applies to virtually all aspects of patient care in the hospital setting. Thus, all physicians on the hospital staff, not just emergency physicians, need to be familiar with its general requirements.

102 posted on 03/30/2014 8:47:50 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Alas Babylon!; All
they're part of the torpid low-class Apparachnik class.

103 posted on 03/30/2014 8:48:20 AM 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: bray
Hillary will not win and may not win the primary.

Actually I hear that a lot. Who will vote for an aging dyke who looks like crap and complains all the time? Not a bad argument.

But,....here's the bigger question. If not hillary for their side then whom? THe big Mooch?

104 posted on 03/30/2014 8:50:46 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Steven Tyler

Interesting take. I guess we shall see.As far as people no longer being blackmailed that’s just a necessary evil in politics. It will never end. All part of the nasty game they play.


105 posted on 03/30/2014 8:57:13 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: rodguy911
OH! G@WD! ..it's a possibility. *PUKING*

106 posted on 03/30/2014 8:59:47 AM 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: ROCKLOBSTER

I think you make a much bigger picture Rock. That being zero care and its 3,000 pages was never designed to work. Just give the dems 18% of the economy along with so much political advantage they would never lose another election. Such as dem voter registrations now being mailed to anyone who sings up with zero care With the X already marked in the dem box.


107 posted on 03/30/2014 9:00:46 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Fishtalk
LOL,you have my sympathies Fish!

Many of us are in the same boat.

I am currently paying close to $2,500 per month in just excise tax alone! Before the 20 other taxes I pay are all tabulated. Along with huge accounting fees, etc. etc. its all way out of hand.

YOu gotta admit though it would be cool to see the big mooch have to settle for a MOtel Six some time!

108 posted on 03/30/2014 9:05:00 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: rodguy911

I’m hearing Dem possibilities such as Elisabeth Warren, Andrew Cuomo and Rahm Emanuel.


109 posted on 03/30/2014 9:10:40 AM PDT by Morgan in Denver (Democrats: The party of unintended consequences.)
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To: rodguy911
zero care and its 3,000 pages was never designed to work.

This whole thing already happened here. We had the 90's death spiral, followed by the phony Dirigo Health Administration. (the state motto, now tainted forever)

We had the second highest premiums in the US. Now the whole thing is repeating itself...nationwide.

110 posted on 03/30/2014 9:10:48 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: Morgan in Denver
Elisabeth Warren

Granny Warren...the fake Indian.

111 posted on 03/30/2014 9:14:19 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: rodguy911

“Uglo-American” Andrew “no one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer” Cuomo or Joe “Gaffe-O-Matic” Biden.


112 posted on 03/30/2014 9:16:34 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: NautiNurse
...those attorneys are paid out of anticipated future SS/Disability payments.

Saw an ad during one of these Sunday shows (can't remember which one, as I just skimmed them - they are worthless)

1-800-LAW-FIRM "to get me the benefits I deserve" repeated about 5 times in 30 seconds.

113 posted on 03/30/2014 9:16:45 AM PDT by maica (We are seeing an interesting mixture of malice and incompetence at healthcare.gov)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I know, I know..... But, the progressives love her. Lies and all her warts.


114 posted on 03/30/2014 9:17:44 AM PDT by Morgan in Denver (Democrats: The party of unintended consequences.)
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To: rodguy911

For the last five years we’ve owed no income taxes as our money sat in a 401K and we collected disability.

I sure don’t mind paying my taxes as, God bless, almost $8K of that money was money coming IN from gains in the stock market. IE....my “accountant” and I both knew I would owe this so decision was to keep it in the 401K and withdraw when due.

course now I gotta do the quarterly deposit.

Here’s my bigger point....I am, believe it or not, an ACCOUNTANT.

Made my living at it, worked at hospitals, gubmint contractors....specialty is payroll in fact so I unnerstand withholdings, quarterly deposits....did it all.

But serious RG, the taxes today are so out of control that I just can’t do it anymore.

My husband’s brother, thank God, is a CPA and he does my taxes for me....it would be a fortune to have to hire someone to do it. He’s really great at it and is a real Tea Party type floating in the jetsam and flotsam of Massachusetts’ governance. Remember my beloved husband made me look like a left-winger with his curmudgeon political views so too is his brother from that same mold.

he knows I am target for an IRS audit, I can feel it deep in my bones....already Delaware’s trying to pass a law against me but it’s boring....but anyway....I shall pay every damn penny I owe and will follow all laws, mostly, to the hilt.

Cause they’re out to get us, call me nuts.


115 posted on 03/30/2014 9:19:02 AM PDT by Fishtalk (Join me on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/patricia.fish.5)
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To: PaleoBob
This decision by the LSM to crucify Christie over some traffic lanes but ignore massive corruption across the expanse of the Demovik Party is PATHETIC.

That said, as I’m sure you know, they are inadvertently doing God’s work for us if they happen to eliminate Christie from the running for 2016.

My impression of the Fox coverage is that they love Christie, and are working daily to restore his image. Most of the people who work at Fox have a New York/NJ/CT view of the USA.

116 posted on 03/30/2014 9:20:12 AM PDT by maica (We are seeing an interesting mixture of malice and incompetence at healthcare.gov)
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To: Morgan in Denver
Lies and all her warts.

Not to mention stupid. Obviously real resume' builders among the she-RATs. (See: Rosa DeLauro et al)

117 posted on 03/30/2014 9:22:26 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: rodguy911

THe big Mooch?

NO! She hates the White House, and is counting the days until she is ‘free at last.’


118 posted on 03/30/2014 9:24:39 AM PDT by maica (We are seeing an interesting mixture of malice and incompetence at healthcare.gov)
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To: maica

The only way she’ll ever dislodge Granny Robinson is to move.


119 posted on 03/30/2014 9:43:29 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Sooth2222

The Dems are certainly worried about something. A friend who works with the local Republican Party (as I do) received an email from ActBlue:

“S..... —

There’s no way to sugar-coat it: Right-wing money could win this election.

Republicans just raised $15.1 million in ONE DAY. Karl Rove is running brand-new attack ads, and the Koch Brothers’ network has already spent $30 million trying to crush Democratic candidates. We’re going to lose this election unless Democrats close that gap.

Incredibly, 15,940 grassroots Democrats have already stepped up to support our response in key legislative battlegrounds - but we’re still $87,101 short of our goal! Please donate before Monday’s end-of-quarter deadline.”

So desperate, they’re spamming Republicans! :-)


120 posted on 03/30/2014 10:11:20 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: maica
THe big Mooch?

NO! She hates the White House, and is counting the days until she is ‘free at last.’

She may hate the White House, but she sure loves the perks!!

When Hussein, the Mooch, and the rest of Their Majesties leave the White Hut, it is we who will be 'free at last'!

121 posted on 03/30/2014 10:21:16 AM PDT by Gritty (Obama is a Caesar at home and a Chamberlain abroad - Richard Goodwin)
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To: Gritty

She’s “Entitled” to the perks (in her own mind) as payment for all the “pressure” of her position - like having to smile at people she despises, etc.


122 posted on 03/30/2014 11:56:44 AM PDT by maica (We are seeing an interesting mixture of malice and incompetence at healthcare.gov)
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To: Morgan in Denver

OMG the only viable one there is cuomo the homo and he won’t win.


123 posted on 03/30/2014 12:17:45 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Lets hope it is stopped. Once the dems lose ground they usually shoot losers over there.


124 posted on 03/30/2014 12:19:01 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Sooth2222

Unreal slo joe plugs what a loser.


125 posted on 03/30/2014 12:19:55 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Fishtalk

Actually everything you say makes really good sense.
I used to be paranoid now I’m just careful.
I’ve had the same CPA for 30 years,I should have bought stock in the company.


126 posted on 03/30/2014 12:22:36 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: maica

That’s good to know.there was some talk about a dual b_tch ticket with hillary dog and the big mooch.Now there a nasty pair of losers.


127 posted on 03/30/2014 12:23:59 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: SkyPilot
...."This is the way Putin operates"....

I have no problem with how Putin is handling the criminal element in Russia. He's tough, but in being so the crime rate has lessened considerably where once it flourished. There is much corruption in Russia because they have gotten away with it for years and years...

Here's an interesting Video, ... This company, employing thousand's, didn't reopen it's doors though Putin's 'government had bailed them out' three months prior.....the head dude in this bunch is a Billionaire.........Putin himself shows up on deck with cameras to publicly humiliate the company owners. The video begins as he enters the building....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjrlTMvirVo

128 posted on 03/30/2014 12:54:04 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Sorry here’s the link..”classic PutiN”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjrlTMvirVo


129 posted on 03/30/2014 12:55:42 PM PDT by caww
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To: rodguy911

I never would have thought of these ideas before now.But an old KGB guy like Pooty-Poot( that’s what glenn Beck calls him.ha) would have the “file” on everyone! We don’t have an Edgar Hoover anymore, but Pooty-poot IS an edgar Hoover. ha.


130 posted on 03/30/2014 1:13:01 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: TomGuy
obamas sword pen doesn't work In Cremia...


131 posted on 03/30/2014 1:26:38 PM PDT by caww
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To: bray

Just recently I’ve limited listening to Fox as often....they’re all about elections regardless if there’s anything else going on in the world. ...and repeating the same O’talking points we’ve heard more than enough...so it gets boring to say the least.


132 posted on 03/30/2014 1:29:36 PM PDT by caww
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To: maica
Chop chop michele's china trip on taxpayer


133 posted on 03/30/2014 1:33:36 PM PDT by caww
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Exactly we should never forget his background which has to be exactly how he rules with a kgb/fsb bent.


134 posted on 03/30/2014 1:49:40 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Morgan in Denver

Reince Priebus is doing that now by saying the GOP won’t bow down to the media’s version of fairness for debates.


WHAT?? IS THIS TRUE??? TESTICLES MAGICALLY DESCENDING AMONG THE GOPe?????

A shred of hope is whiffed!


135 posted on 03/30/2014 1:55:55 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Alas Babylon!

While I don’t watch these shows, if they gave on alphabet media a real conservative host an hour show, I’d watch, and buy every single product advertised. I’d eat the cereal, buy the car, reverse mortgage my home, and even start collecting catheters. Whatever!


136 posted on 03/30/2014 1:58:50 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: NautiNurse

I agree with every word.

Laws change behavior; it’s been proven. Open up doctors and medical services to the market. Lawsuits reduced to gross negligence, people take risks when they trust a doctor to make quick decisions. Patients need to take that risk if a doctor is forced to make a quick decision him or herself. Informed patients can possibly make them beforehand, but sometimes trust is needed.

If medicine were opened up to the marketplace, and insurance was for catastrophic care only, you’d find doctors charging according to where their practice was. Cheaper in the middle class areas, slightly more expensive in the worst hoods because of safety, and pricy in Beverly Hills. As everything else also is. DUH.

It’s not that hard to figure out, for all but the anointed do gooders.


137 posted on 03/30/2014 2:06:03 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: caww
Very, very interesting video.

What Putin did, on camera, was simply amazing. He is a thug, and a murderer. I have to say that up front because there are some weird, and quite frankly, bizarre posters here on Free Republic who wish to assign any analysis of the Putin/Obama comparison as Putin worship.

So having said that, what is fascinating is to analyze what we are dealing with. Watch the movie "Eastern Promises" starring Naomi Watts and Viggo Mortensen.

The movie depicts the Russian mob in London, and it is very realistic in terms of the brutality and ruthlessness of these people. Mortensen spent months researching the role, learning Russian, and traveling (along) to Moscow, Siberia, and other places within Russia.

Those men in that room at the factory might have known that some of them were already dead men. Putin may have even decided by then who lived, and who died. Also, notice how Putin used psychological tactics against the Billionaire - such as demanding his pen back.

I posted this yesterday: there is a book that is standard reading for every ambassador, State Dept employee, international businessman, and military officer working overseas.

Basically, it lays out the cultural do's and don'ts of every nation and culture - in very blunt terms.

Look what it says about Russia:

"By and large, the Russian people accept that the largest nation in the world needs an authoritarian, strong man. This leader also needs to be predictable; a capricious boss is not reassuring. Similarly, Russian businesses tend to be run by strong managers. If you find yourself in charge of Russian employees, be decisive. It is not as important that your orders are correct; what is important is that you give orders. The presence of a strong, yet predictable,boss actually works to reduce anxiety in many Russians. It is said that Russians are great “sitters” during negotiations. Traditionally, Russians regard compromise as a sign of weakness. Some even see compromise as morally incorrect. Russians would rather out-sit the other negotiator—and gain more concessions from the other side."

Someone should have bought the book for Obama, but then again it probably would not have made any difference. Obama can only act the thug when he has Eric Holder, the IRS, and the FBI intimidating powerless American citizens. With Putin and Russia, Obama finds himself as he really is: a poser who simply plays the part of "President", but is actually totally unqualified for the position. He conned his way into everything his whole life. His education. His political jobs. His patronage. The Presidency.

Putin has sized up Obama and is laughing. The final assessment came during the disastrous Syrian "red line" debacle, where Putin had to come in and save Obama's bacon.

After that, it was all over except for the rolling credits. History will look back over the events of the next couple of years, and will see that event for what it was. Our Munich.

138 posted on 03/30/2014 2:34:52 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Morgan in Denver

Lizzie…aka Fauxchahontas needs to get “hammered” literally.
What a maroon.
Voter fraud in Boston, Lawrence, Lowell, Salem, Lynn, Worcester and Springfield got her in.


139 posted on 03/30/2014 2:57:23 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: kabar

EMTALA (42 USC § 1395DD, et seq, 42 CFR 489.24)

Congress passed EMTALA in 1985 specifically to address the problem of hospitals “dumping” indigent patients, that is turning away uninsured or indigent people seeking treatment so as to avoid the cost of treating them. EMTALA applies to hospitals that participate in Medicare and have designated emergency departments. It has two principal requirements: a hospital must (1) appropriately screen anyone who seeks emergency care regardless of ability to pay, immigration status, or any other characteristic and (2) stabilize the person’s emergency condition within its capability and capacity. EMTALA imposes specific conditions on a hospital that wants to transfer an unstablized patient to another facility.


140 posted on 03/30/2014 3:23:27 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: kabar

In 1946, Congress passed a law that gave hospitals, nursing homes and other health facilities grants and loans for construction and modernization. In return, they agreed to provide a reasonable volume of services to persons unable to pay and to make their services available to all persons residing in the facility’s area. The program stopped providing funds in 1997, but about 170 health care facilities nationwide are still obligated to provide free or reduced-cost care.

Since 1980, more than $6 billion in uncompensated services have been provided to eligible patients through Hill-Burton.


141 posted on 03/30/2014 3:47:03 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: kabar

Basically, the Feds paid to construct a bunch of new Hospitals.
Then, the Politicos asked the flying unicorns to pick up the cost to staff and treat patients
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Hill-Burton Act

The Hospital Survey and Construction Act, also known as the Hill-Burton Act, is a United States federal law passed in 1946. This act responded to the first of Truman’s proposals and was designed to provide federal grants and guaranteed loans to improve the physical plant of the nation’s hospital system. Money was designated to the states to achieve 4.5 beds per 1,000 people. The states allocated the available money to their various municipalities, but the law provided for a rotation mechanism, so that an area that received funding moved to the bottom of the list for further funding.

As is always the case, these federal dollars came with strings attached. Facilities that received Hill-Burton funding had to adhere to several requirements. They were not allowed to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, or creed – except for the proviso that allowed for discrimination so long as separate, equal facilities were located in the same area.


142 posted on 03/30/2014 3:57:19 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: SkyPilot; sweetiepiezer; null and void; Velveeta; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; Myrddin; MamaDearest; ...
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Check out # 39 and # 40.

Thanks, sweetiepiezer.

143 posted on 03/30/2014 4:05:42 PM PDT by LucyT (If you're NOT paranoid, you don't know what's going on.)
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To: rodguy911; SkyPilot

Yes, Roberts became “castrated” by the Chicago-Godfather-Thugs’ surprise visit at SCOTUS on January 14, 2009. He saw what happened to Bill Gwatney, the Passport lifter @ Brennan, and later Andrew Breitbart, the guy “crashing” his Mercedes @ 100+/mph. But ALSO on that date the whole nation became impotence regarding touching the NBC Article II. Section 1. Clause V., and Arpaio is getting nowhere either!!!


144 posted on 03/31/2014 6:27:32 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: SkyPilot

He also “castrated” Barry with the Syrian crisis he (Barry) started by the “Arab Spring”!!!


145 posted on 03/31/2014 6:32:08 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: SkyPilot; TomGuy; LucyT

You can drive your car programed from a Satellite telling you when and how to turn within inches accuracy. Or you can navigate ships position on the Oceans 24/7 within feet’s precision and you tell me you can’t find a high tech sophisticated air craft in the sky, please give me a break. And NSA knows exactly where and what you are doing!

No this missing plane is a total embarrassment for the Chi-Com and Malaysia lying through their teeth and trying to deflect the real “deal”!!

It had/has 20 high tech geeks onboard with some sophisticated hard ware onboard in route to the china man bypassing (cheating) U.S.’s Carlyle group, etc. You can fly and remotely steer all kinds of drones all over the world killing targeted people, you probably also can remotely steer a high tech air craft down to “unknown” Diego Garcia AFB and get your hands on the geeks and their equipment. If the captain was on suicide mission he, as is told us, would have dished it as soon as he was over water, but it suddenly altered course and made a U-turn going south. Check Eric Rush’s web side!!!


146 posted on 03/31/2014 6:57:05 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: danamco

More lies!!!

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_MALAYSIA_PLANE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-03-31-08-13-08


147 posted on 03/31/2014 7:11:39 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: SkyPilot
Yes, I thought it was revealing as well....and there are other moments as this when he “controls” what the oligarchs failed to....and had no problem publicly embarrassing them.
148 posted on 03/31/2014 8:54:15 AM PDT by caww
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To: SkyPilot
Yes, I thought it was revealing as well....and there are other moments as this when he “controls” what the oligarchs failed to....and had no problem publicly embarrassing them.
149 posted on 03/31/2014 8:54:16 AM PDT by caww
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To: SkyPilot

The people of Russia, on the whole know their country needs a strong and yes even harsh leader, but in their culture this is the norm and has been for hundreds of years.....

I do think some cultures need a tough hand because the crime and corruption is so entrenched.

YEs, Putin is a thug...and it’s his way or the highway. But IMO there’s many nation leaders, including ours, who are just as vicious...they simply hide it and cover their tracks.

Putin’s taken a hard hold on Russia...but I think for a time it needs to be so....the people want more freedom but they have to understand that with that comes respossibility too...and the culture isn’t quite there yet as I see it.

I am aware of the Russian Mafia...which really has had it’s role in RUssia politics for years...The seven Oligarchs who rules under Yelstin were as much that...and Putin of course has his own thugs to move about. What nation leader doesn’t?


150 posted on 03/31/2014 9:00:55 AM PDT by caww
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