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Vladimir Putin Gave George H.W. Bush A Very Special Birthday Gift
Associated Press article on Yahoo! ^ | Colin Campbell

Posted on 06/13/2014 4:21:19 AM PDT by wetphoenix

Edited on 06/13/2014 5:36:36 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

A helicopter jumpmight not have been the most special part of Former President George H.W. Bush's birthday on Thursday.


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TOPICS: Russia
KEYWORDS: bush; bush41; bushfamily; happybirthday; putin
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1 posted on 06/13/2014 4:21:19 AM PDT by wetphoenix
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To: wetphoenix

Putin has more class in his little finger than the mulatto bastard in the White House


2 posted on 06/13/2014 4:24:37 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: wetphoenix

Nice.


3 posted on 06/13/2014 4:25:27 AM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: knarf

dittos!
Putin respects ol George Bush’s WW2 record and jumping out of an airplane at age 90


4 posted on 06/13/2014 4:26:30 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw; knarf

Sad but true.


5 posted on 06/13/2014 4:28:29 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: dennisw
Putin respects ol George Bush’s WW2 record

A warrior's respect......

One of my favorite pics is with Putin in GW's pickup with GW wearing a Carhart work jacket....

6 posted on 06/13/2014 4:29:59 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: wetphoenix

I went to the link hoping to see the portrait, and all I saw was a picture of Putin. I already know what he looks like...


7 posted on 06/13/2014 4:30:05 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: knarf

I thought the same thing. He shows class. Obama gives heads of state cassettes with his speeches.

FUBO


8 posted on 06/13/2014 4:31:19 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Travis McGee

This is will piss off Nero. So he will send a bust of himself to Bush.


9 posted on 06/13/2014 4:32:28 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: wetphoenix

The portrait was painted by well-known artist Ilya Glazunov. Not much of his art visible online, but what is there looks interesting. It’s pretty obviously Russian, with a fair amount of Romanticism and just a hint of the “flat” look that characterizes medieval artwork, particularly in his faces.


10 posted on 06/13/2014 4:33:24 AM PDT by Little Pig
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To: knarf

My guess is some would offer our current guy a helicoptor ride, too. As for the chute... well...


11 posted on 06/13/2014 4:33:40 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: knarf
"Putin has more class in his little finger than the mulatto bastard in the White House"

May I? Putin has more class in his little finger than the mulatto bastard in the White House has in it's entire body!

12 posted on 06/13/2014 4:34:49 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: VRWCarea51
This is will piss off Nero. So he will send a bust of himself to Bush.

hahaha!

13 posted on 06/13/2014 4:35:49 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: wetphoenix

I wonder if “O” sent birthday greetings to the former President.

If not, it’s too bad “O” has to get lessons in class from Putin.


14 posted on 06/13/2014 4:39:40 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: wetphoenix

Did our Golfer-in -Chief call him?


15 posted on 06/13/2014 4:41:06 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: wetphoenix

Very classy! What did Bowbama do?


16 posted on 06/13/2014 4:41:47 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: wetphoenix

The man who rides horses and shoots and wrestles and such of course respects and honors the 90 year-old who jumps out of an airplane.


17 posted on 06/13/2014 4:41:47 AM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: knarf

“Putin has more class in his little finger than the mulatto bastard in the White House”

Bush is a great guy. But Putin is a thug.


18 posted on 06/13/2014 4:43:51 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: wetphoenix
Sorry,my opinion for Bush The Elder took a big drop when he recently accepted that Profiles In Cowardice Award from that filthiest,*filthiest* of families...the Kennedys.
19 posted on 06/13/2014 4:45:15 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: HereInTheHeartland
Being a thug is just one element to the man.

I occasionally wax eloquent ... but I'm sometimes an asshole.

So which AM I ?


The same is true for all human beings.


Putin showed class ... that's all I said, meant or implied.

20 posted on 06/13/2014 4:47:08 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: VRWCarea51

The bust of Obama that is now where the Winston Churchill bust used to be, before he tossed it out?


21 posted on 06/13/2014 4:47:35 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: wetphoenix

Yep, and I have a LOT more respect for the first President Bush, even more so since yesterday when for his 90th birthday, he skydive. :)


22 posted on 06/13/2014 4:48:12 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: txrefugee

No...he tweeted him. In the tweet was a picture of President Bush and Obama. Obama has given him socks. He tweets him Happy birthday to you and your crazy socks...or something along those lines. I really dislike Obama!


23 posted on 06/13/2014 4:48:32 AM PDT by EmilyGeiger
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To: dennisw

Got to remember too that the Russians called WW 2, “ the great war “.


24 posted on 06/13/2014 4:49:33 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: knarf

Putin is spooling things up and will likely start a war that will involve us. Pretty hard for me to see past that side of Pootie; no matter what gifts he may give someone.


25 posted on 06/13/2014 4:49:47 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: SMARTY
O sent best wishes to 41 during an interview about "fatherhood" with granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager for Today. No official public acknowledgement however that I could find.

Figures, Putin would show respect. Narcissists never respect anyone but themselves.

26 posted on 06/13/2014 4:49:54 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Gay State Conservative
Just wait 'til your 90 ... your whole world slows down and everything seems to be in perspective.

Probably because you face your own mortality every day and realize ... everything I did in life was for naught if I never led a man to Christ.

I wouldn't mind jumping out of an airplane with a reasonable assurance I'd survive and live ...

t'do it again

27 posted on 06/13/2014 4:50:25 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

So, you were content when GHWB referred to William Jefferson Clinton as being like another son to him?


28 posted on 06/13/2014 4:50:56 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: wetphoenix
Putin will likely send Obama a 6 pack of stale malt liquor for his birthday.

It's pretty obvious that Putin respects GHWB, not so much BHO.

29 posted on 06/13/2014 4:53:45 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Obama would have sent a portrait of himself.
30 posted on 06/13/2014 4:55:20 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: HereInTheHeartland; knarf
Reply 1:

“Putin has more class in his little finger than the mulatto bastard in the White House”

Reply 2:

Bush is a great guy. But Putin is a thug.

Both of these comments are true. How sad is it that Putin, a thug, has more class in his little finger than the resident of the White House?

Makes the character of the current resident blindingly apparant.

31 posted on 06/13/2014 4:55:29 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: HereInTheHeartland
Bush is a great guy. But Putin is a thug.

I agree that Putin is a thug. It's doubtful that he likes George H.W. Bush, but he sent the gift because he does respect him. Are there any world leaders who have a similar respect for the current occupant of the White House?

32 posted on 06/13/2014 4:57:46 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: wetphoenix; tcrlaf; caww

Very classy thing to do but I don’t think we want to take warm showers together with Putty.


33 posted on 06/13/2014 4:58:20 AM PDT by McGruff (I can only show you the door. You're the one that has to walk through it.)
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To: wetphoenix

2 men sharing man things.

the fakir in chief knows not of such things....


34 posted on 06/13/2014 5:04:32 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: Gay State Conservative

truth be told G.H. always was a elitist. He threw some real shit at Reagan in 79-80.

The whole family are Rockefella Republicans


35 posted on 06/13/2014 5:09:28 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: latina4dubya

I’m sure Putin will send something to Obama soon. Maybe a portrait of Obama in a tutu.


36 posted on 06/13/2014 5:10:05 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: HereInTheHeartland
Putin is a thug.

Putin is a far superior human being, to the baby-killing, dog-eating Kenyan packer.

37 posted on 06/13/2014 5:13:39 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (June IS "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: Travis McGee

Oh no he wouldn’t remove that one. Most likely a Bobble head.


38 posted on 06/13/2014 5:14:11 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: wetphoenix
I have to wonder what the former CIA chief and KGB Lt Col would have to talk about if they ever met privately. Putin joined the KGB during Bush's time as CIA chief so they wouldn't have been on the same level at all. Question though is where did Vlad get the portrait? Was it painted from a photo in the KGB file for Bush?
39 posted on 06/13/2014 5:17:20 AM PDT by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: Little Pig

Glad you mentioned the artist, Ilya Glazunov. Both time and effort were put into making this unique gift.


40 posted on 06/13/2014 5:24:05 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: ican'tbelieveit

Putin is the enemy, but still commands 10 X the respect than the pretender in the WH.


41 posted on 06/13/2014 5:26:18 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: catfish1957

What threat has Putin made against America?


42 posted on 06/13/2014 5:31:03 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: mac_truck

Glazunov is a rector in perpetuity of the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, “The most outstanding artist of the 20th century” in a poll of polls, and has a minor planet named for him. I’d be happy to have *any* of his paintings. To have a personal portrait by someone of that stature would be an incredible honor.


43 posted on 06/13/2014 5:32:45 AM PDT by Little Pig
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To: bert
What threat has Putin made against America?

I hope you are not that naïve not to know or understand what level of destabilization (often remote) that the remnants of the old Soviet Union applies via puppet strings.

Also, where do you think all those Russian ICBMs are pointed? Not the moon that is for sure.

44 posted on 06/13/2014 5:35:32 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: ilovesarah2012

” He shows class. Obama gives heads of state cassettes with his speeches.”

Worse than that, it was in a format that couldn’t even be played in England due to the different electric current they use there.

So, not only is he an arrogant jerk, he’s stupid too.


45 posted on 06/13/2014 5:38:08 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Beagle8U

Yeah, I remember. Even more stupid are Americans who voted for him - twice.


46 posted on 06/13/2014 5:41:21 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine

One more modification: Putin has more class in his little fingernail than the MUSLIM mulatto bastard in the White House has in his entire body.


47 posted on 06/13/2014 5:45:22 AM PDT by armydawg505
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To: catfish1957

Weakness in the White House invited Putin to his adventures. A strong leader will put an end to that folly without firing a shot.


48 posted on 06/13/2014 5:46:27 AM PDT by armydawg505
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To: knarf

Putin has more class in his little finger than the mulatto bastard in the White House

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Yes, leaders who steal 50-75 billion dollars (Putin’s estimated net worth) from their country are the classiest poeple ever.

Perhaps only surpassed in class by former KGB agents who actively seek to undermine the USA by pushing the normalizing of homosexuality and actively working towards the breakup of the American family, and then seek to take the moral high ground for the very thing they actively sought as part of their official KGB duties.

FUVP.


49 posted on 06/13/2014 5:52:29 AM PDT by dmz
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Thought I heard something like, “No new taxes,” instead of “Geronimo”?


50 posted on 06/13/2014 5:56:04 AM PDT by onedoug
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