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Breaking: Moscow to ban US from using Russian rocket engines for military launches
RT ^ | 5-13-2014 | RT

Posted on 05/13/2014 6:56:45 AM PDT by tcrlaf

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To: TexasRepublic

Oops, sorry for the double post.


101 posted on 05/13/2014 12:17:31 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
"I am myself not familiar with “RT” as a news source.

What is this source please?
"

Here's some information on that and related information.

Wikipedia
Rossiya Segodnya (official name: Federal State Unitary Enterprise International Information Agency Rossiya Segodnya; from Russian: Россия Сегодня, Russia Today) is the official Russian government owned international news agency founded by presidential decree on 9 December 2013. Rossiya Segodnya incorporates the former RIA Novosti news service and the Voice of Russia international radio service (formerly Radio Moscow).

Why Russia should sell weapons to Iran and Syria
RIA Novosti (Russian state-owned outlet) ^ | 08AUG07 |
Marianna Belenkaya, Russian Government
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1878354/posts

Internet Troll Operation Uncovered in St. Petersburg [Russia]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3152323/posts


102 posted on 05/13/2014 12:43:55 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I get RT on dish, channel 280, right above Chicom TV.


103 posted on 05/13/2014 12:56:36 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: mmichaels1970

I wonder if Keglegs can actually see that reset button when she’s wearing her beer goggles?


104 posted on 05/13/2014 12:58:53 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: txrefugee

You gotta be a little more optimistic: I and 100 million of my closest friends are armed to the teeth with 300 million privately owned firearms. As soon as we can get the DC trash out of the way we’ll re-assume our top spot in world affairs.


105 posted on 05/13/2014 1:04:18 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: cripplecreek

True


106 posted on 05/13/2014 1:11:56 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: dfwgator
Obama is still playing Tiddly-Winks.

0dumb0 is a tiddly wink! Must be getting close to the time for another speech! Ah, er, um, straw man, ah, er um, etc.

107 posted on 05/13/2014 2:23:41 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: tcrlaf

So what are they going to do, detach their module and emergency Soyuz capsule?


108 posted on 05/13/2014 3:22:40 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: tcrlaf

The intelligence of outsourcing on full display. Enjoy. But at least a handful of Mohammadans feel good about the translating and copying of Greek textbooks from a while back.


109 posted on 05/13/2014 3:24:45 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: semantic

I feel like making the voting process for Congress and the Senate would be a good thing to do.

Do away with simply voting “present,” and force each and every one of them to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on something.


110 posted on 05/13/2014 3:36:34 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: tcrlaf

If we are using Russian Rocket engines for military launches we were in trouble long before Obama decided to stick his Noses in Russian & Ukrainian affairs.


111 posted on 05/13/2014 3:40:07 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: sickoflibs

“The US buying military related stuff from Russian doesn’t sound like a great idea.”

Looks like Putin has already done more for our security than Obama, despite Obama’s best efforts. Lol


112 posted on 05/13/2014 3:42:33 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: servo1969

“Obama: That’s okay! We don’t need to go into space anymore anyway! Space is racist!”

Remember the Constellation program?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constellation_program

Before Obama has any uses for Rockets to ascend to the heavens he don’t seem to have any interest in.


113 posted on 05/13/2014 4:00:23 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: phormer phrog phlyer

Or, as someone else phrased it, “Putin was pulling fingernails out of dissident journalists while The Won was still puffing blunts in the Choom Wagon.”


114 posted on 05/13/2014 4:37:21 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: dfwgator

Maybe. It was the Poles the last time.


115 posted on 05/13/2014 5:13:20 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: wastedyears

So what are they going to do, detach their module and emergency Soyuz capsule?

No, actually the russian astronauts will petition PUtin
to be accepted into the Federation and customs and
border check point will divide the station. Unfortunately
all the docking ports will be in Russia.
Have a nice day, your passport Da?


116 posted on 05/13/2014 5:18:38 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: DoodleDawg
So why are we using Russian rocket engines to begin with?

Your rhetorical question stabs right at the underlying problem with America. We no longer are a nation of producers and creators. The America we now live in is one of consumers and destroyers.

A free society can not exist when there is no real appreciation for other people's time and effort. Instead we have wage slavedom of filling out and faxing TPS reports... no real, useful, creative work... and everyone wants their cheap plastic dog turds from Wal*Mart... shipped over by the containershipload.

117 posted on 05/13/2014 5:19:51 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: sickoflibs
The US buying military related stuff from Russian doesn’t sound like a great idea.

It did for about five minutes, 10-12 years ago, when we were looking at withdrawal of the F-14 from service (thanks to Big Dick Cheney and "41") with no replacement anywhere close to its performance in sight. (Still the situation, we're just forging ahead without a solution.)

At that time, someone put forward the idea in forums like this one of buying and licensing Su-33 airframes from Sukhoi, and then engining and equipping them like F-14's over here. That was the idea. Su-33's are rangy like the F-14D "Bombcat" and they're capable of carrying a big missile like the AIM-54B/C Phoenix. (The Su-33 can carry the big R-33/33E "Amos" "AWACS-killer" LRAAM and so would presumably be capable of carrying AIM-54 and AIM-120 "Slammers" and the Pegasus ASAT/ABM weapon.)

Competing and better ideas were dragging out the F-14 followon blueprints Grumman had in a drawer somewhere (there were three versions, hot, medium-hot, and super-incandescently hot).

We're trying to get by with the much-shorter-range, Phoenix-less F/A-18 E/F "Superbug". Which is bad news, since we're going to have trouble protecting the carriers, the Fleet, and our MEU's ashore with the aircraft and carrier shortage we've been hobbling along with since 2005. We just haven't yet had our butts exposed by a major conflict so far -- we've been lucky.

Bugs and Slammers is a virtuous combination, don't get me wrong, but they haven't anything like the range, payload, and combat virtuosity that the F-14's loaded up with Phoenix missiles did. It looks like our luck is running out now, as China and Russia muscle up to take us on, and even the Iranians want a piece of us.

118 posted on 05/13/2014 5:20:20 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Eagles6
We have front row seats to the collapse of the greatest nation the world has ever known.

Front Row?!? More like we are on stage... and the curtain is lifting after the 2nd intermission.

119 posted on 05/13/2014 5:24:52 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Ping.


120 posted on 05/13/2014 5:50:35 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

That’s me dehydrated!


121 posted on 05/13/2014 7:44:50 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: lentulusgracchus
RE:” It did for about five minutes, 10-12 years ago, when we were looking at withdrawal of the F-14 from service (thanks to Big Dick Cheney and “41”) with no replacement anywhere close to its performance in sight. (Still the situation, we're just forging ahead without a solution.)
....
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Bugs and Slammers is a virtuous combination, don't get me wrong, but they haven't anything like the range, payload, and combat virtuosity that the F-14’s loaded up with Phoenix missiles did. It looks like our luck is running out now, as China and Russia muscle up to take us on, and even the Iranians want a piece of us. “

Yes but instead we liberated both Iraq and Afghanistan , then rebuilt them and turned them into Democratic versions of Hong Kong.

We are universally respected around the world for those two successes, as much $$$ and manpower as it cost.

Let Russia or China beat that,

122 posted on 05/13/2014 8:04:22 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'I never said that you can keep your doctor . Republicans lie about me ')
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

RT is Russian Television, or as it is known on the street,
“Station KGB”.

Sometimes accurate but also a lot of KGB/SFB disinformation coming out of it. Has some American employees to provide cover for the real reds.

Worth reading but with a grain of salt.


123 posted on 05/13/2014 8:13:16 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Rodamala

Yes


124 posted on 05/13/2014 8:57:16 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: TexasCajun

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board killed the Space Shuttle, Not Obama. The shuttle was allowed to finish ISS, and actually flew a bit longer than CAIB envisioned. Obama did kill the Constellation replacement program.


125 posted on 05/13/2014 11:00:52 PM PDT by AnAmericanInEngland
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To: tcrlaf

So the Russians will be out 60 million per person per trip. Their loss our gain.


126 posted on 05/14/2014 11:08:11 AM PDT by Lent
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To: sickoflibs
I didn't see any <sarc> or <irony> tags .... ?
127 posted on 05/14/2014 6:23:09 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: AnAmericanInEngland
Obama did kill the Constellation replacement program.

Any chance he just wanted us out of the space business, to turn space into a Russo-Chinese playground and weapons platform?

Oh, and I thought I heard (correct me if I'm wrong) that Obama did nix some plans to extend the shuttle for a couple of years, even as an unmanned cargo truck for ISS deliveries.

128 posted on 05/14/2014 6:26:07 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
The Chinese have CCTV, which I call "Chi Com TV" ..... lots of hot news stories featuring some Party hack / government mandarin droning on about the accomplishment of our new Five-Year Plan.

And they do love to tell you about American screwups.

Over the weekend they did a long piece about immigration and the border-security initiatives of the last 10 years.

Their main interviewees were Left NGO scum who badmouthed their country and compared it directly -- with CCTV splicing in footage of Vopos shooting at people -- to the Berlin Wall in 1961.

Some people just need a bad accident. Lying, lowlife NGO scum running down America to camera-toting Chinese Communist technoslime, on American soil no less.

129 posted on 05/14/2014 6:33:10 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus
RE :”I didn't see any < sarc > or < irony > tags .... ? “

I don't recall those in any HTML tag dictionaries.

130 posted on 05/15/2014 4:49:43 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'I never said that you can keep your doctor . Republicans lie about me ')
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To: DoodleDawg

Spaace-X.


131 posted on 05/15/2014 9:50:50 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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