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Pelosi: Obama canít control Putin
thehill.com ^ | July 27, 2014 | Julian Hattem

Posted on 07/27/2014 1:16:25 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Neither President Obama nor any other world leader can sway the mind of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

“Putin is going to do what Putin is going to do,” she said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday.

Obama’s foreign policy strategy has been attacked in recent weeks, with some accusing him of doing too little to stymie Russian intervention in Ukraine, where ongoing violence this month included the deaths of hundreds aboard a passenger jetliner. The U.S. has said Russia is at least indirectly responsible for that attack.

“As far as Putin is concerned, he’s a KGB guy who happens to be the president of Russia and he’s going to do what he’s going to do, no matter who else is in charge any place else in the word,” Pelosi said. “I would not judge his actions or his motivations by anything other than he is rooted in a KGB [mindset], insecure about Russia’s diminished role in the world.” The U.S. has launched a set of sanctions against Russia and tried to rally countries around the world to follow suit, but Moscow has not backed off its support of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine's east.

Speaking on the same CNN show, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said those sanctions “clearly are not working” and accused Obama of being “AWOL.”

Ongoing violence in Gaza and the rise of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, which has gained ground amid a power vacuum in those countries, only makes clear the costs of a weakened U.S., he added.

“Passive responses to naked aggression all over the world is our foreign policy,” Graham said. “Without American leadership, the world has become a very dangerous place and our allies like Israel and Ukraine suffer.”


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1 posted on 07/27/2014 1:16:25 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Strike me dead. Nancy Pelosi opens her mouth and something comes out that actually makes a modicum of sense?

I never thought I would experience anything like that. Now I can say I lived, and lived well.


2 posted on 07/27/2014 1:19:24 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Maybe he should try the "claw" grip that has become so popular lately.

Oh. Wait. I thought you said puttin'.

3 posted on 07/27/2014 1:19:30 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Obama can’t control Michelle, or Biden. Obama can’t control anything - he’s there to be a puppet.


4 posted on 07/27/2014 1:22:03 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Obama Can't Control Putin

And therein lies the problem.

Here's the answer...

5 posted on 07/27/2014 1:23:31 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Sarah Palin - Last Man Standing (Ironic, ain't it?))
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

What President controlled any Russian leader? The answer is none.


6 posted on 07/27/2014 1:23:42 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
No, really, Nancy?

Do tell.

7 posted on 07/27/2014 1:25:27 PM PDT by RichInOC ("It's good to be tsar.")
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To: bmwcyle
Neither President Obama nor any other world leader

Obama is a world leader?

8 posted on 07/27/2014 1:25:28 PM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Tailgunner Joe

How do you solve a problem like Pu-tin?
How do you catch a cloud and pin it down?
A flibbertijbbet! A will-o-the-wisp! A clown!


9 posted on 07/27/2014 1:25:57 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: bmwcyle

Ronald Reagan crippled the Russians so badly their EVIL EMPIRE exploded.


10 posted on 07/27/2014 1:26:22 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
She is just circling the wagons around her worthless, incompetent leader. Obama won't do anything to confront Putin, so she has to say he can't. Obama has reduced the USA from leader of the world to a helpless spectator.
11 posted on 07/27/2014 1:29:19 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

But Ronald was not in control of the leader. Control is not the word that describes what Reagan did not Russia. He killed an economy but Russia is stronger today then they were then. He controlled nothing


12 posted on 07/27/2014 1:31:39 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Well then maybe he should call someone who can do the job he was elected to! mr. mulato doing his best(or worst) to make jimmah cawta look competent in comparison.


13 posted on 07/27/2014 1:37:22 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Pelosi: Obama can’t control Putin

Unfortunately the converse is not true.

14 posted on 07/27/2014 1:37:58 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: bmwcyle

Russia is no way stronger today than they were then.


15 posted on 07/27/2014 1:38:36 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: bmwcyle

Russia is weaker, not stronger.

How can you compare their vast USSR military and geography and troop masses on our borders and the assault structure of their forces with an incredible number of Airborne Divisions and Helicopter Assault Brigades and bridge building brigades, with what is left to them now as their Warsaw pact has self destructed and most of those nations switching sides to America and it’s 28 nation NATO alliance?

Reagan faced 4 Russian leaders, and he led leader number 4 into his fatal mistakes that cost them the empire that this power and wealth obsessed KGB man would like to reassemble.


16 posted on 07/27/2014 1:42:08 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
0bama can't control Bo.


17 posted on 07/27/2014 1:42:51 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I guess you need to start reading Janes more. I talking about the new ones.


18 posted on 07/27/2014 1:44:22 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

.... America’s strength and ability to influence world events was in it’s deterrence. This administration has systematically dismantled almost every vestige of deterrence built up over the past 50 years and destroyed all influence that this once great country once had. This world is evolving into something that will be quite uncontrollable .... peace and security will be something that we will recall only in our memories.


19 posted on 07/27/2014 1:44:27 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: KarlInOhio

She really just meant they offered him their reset button and a little place in the NWO. He must have had a problem with the offer. Maybe enough wasn’t promised him. He sure is stubborn, says Nancy.

His band of NWO marxists is about to control all of us though, he is the front man who acts like he is never involved in anything, but he is.


20 posted on 07/27/2014 1:44:28 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Tailgunner Joe
“Putin is going to do what Putin is going to do"

LOL! I can't believe she said that. "Do what he's going to do" like THIS GUY?? Mr. "Executive action"??


21 posted on 07/27/2014 1:44:42 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: ansel12

The Russians are building at a fast rate now. There gear is getting better and they are not focused on build big numbers any more.


22 posted on 07/27/2014 1:46:02 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: bmwcyle
He killed an economy but Russia is stronger today then they were then.

And we're considerably weaker and broker despite the slobbering ravings of the idiots rubbing themselves raw for a war they can watch on TV.
23 posted on 07/27/2014 1:47:57 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

Naw, it is just Nan being Nan. Like the meat puppet she is, her thought processes are virtually non-existent, but given enough time and enough monkeys with word processors, the possibility that the complete works of Shakespeare could be written in that manner could happen. It is just highly unlikely that it would.

Nan did not INTEND to make any sense. That was just a statistical probability that given enough time, sooner or later, she would spout something that ALMOST sounded sensible.

Almost.

There would have to be a faint degree of probability that the Current Occupant possesses the capability of actually controlling ANYBODY. Himself included.

Now, the reverse, that “Putin can’t control (Obama)”, is almost certainly untrue.


24 posted on 07/27/2014 1:48:09 PM PDT by alloysteel (Most people become who they promised they would never be.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

#FreetheUkraineNow


25 posted on 07/27/2014 1:50:57 PM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: JudyinCanada

Barry Gaye and the Pimps, Motown Gold
for `JarJarBinks’

I’m just a toy, just a funny boy
That makes you laugh when you’re blue
I’ll be wonderful, do just what I’m told
I’ll do anything for you
I’m your puppet, I’m your puppet

Pull them little strings and I’ll sing you a song, I’m your puppet
Make me do right or make me do wrong, I’m your puppet

Treat me good and I’ll do anything
I’m just a puppet an you hold my string, I’m your puppet
Yeah, I’m your puppet


26 posted on 07/27/2014 1:53:12 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: cripplecreek

NATO is not just bigger and stronger than it was then, it’s the biggest, strongest military force that has ever existed in human history. That’s why it terrifies the evil coward Putin.


27 posted on 07/27/2014 1:54:55 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Pelosi: Obama can’t control Putin

First lucid statement from this mega loon in 27 years!!!

28 posted on 07/27/2014 1:56:00 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: bmwcyle

Ronald Reagan.


29 posted on 07/27/2014 1:57:01 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Texas Eagle

LOL!


30 posted on 07/27/2014 2:00:35 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Texas Eagle

Oh, hold on there, you were talking about golf? Ooops. Bad me...


31 posted on 07/27/2014 2:02:16 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

But he and his lackeys are working day and night to control every part of our lives.


32 posted on 07/27/2014 2:04:04 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I believe that, he can’t even control himself.


33 posted on 07/27/2014 2:04:52 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

LOL


34 posted on 07/27/2014 2:09:14 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: bmwcyle

LOL, they are trying to make something of their weak nation’s military, they are not even a shell of what they were when they had 6 million men under arms, and at least SIX Airborne Divisions, do you remember the USSR and Warsaw pact at all, when Poland and East Germany used to be a part of the Russian forces instead of NATO’s, and France wasn’t even in NATO?


35 posted on 07/27/2014 2:09:41 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: cripplecreek

Your foolish mirth is the mark of an ignoramus.


36 posted on 07/27/2014 2:10:55 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: bmwcyle

What President??!!
Dutch, Gipper,The Big Boss Man that is who; Ronald Wilson Reagan

May God preserve him in our hearts


37 posted on 07/27/2014 2:14:05 PM 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: Tailgunner Joe
“Putin is going to do what Putin is going to do,”

And his Sissy-Boy Bottom Bitch, Queen Putt will say "Yes, daddy...."

38 posted on 07/27/2014 2:15:19 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: ansel12

The Soviet Union was militarily stronger, but then so were we. Economically the USSR was a communist basket case that ultimately couldn’t compete with us. Putin’s crony capitalist Russia is economically much stronger than the USSR, while we are now up to our eyeballs in debt, much of it to China. And back then China was strategically aligned with us against the USSR. Now they are Putin’s allies.


39 posted on 07/27/2014 2:18:33 PM PDT by Hugin ("Do yourself a favor--first thing, get a firearm!"</i><p>)
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To: Hugin

Russia isn’t even as strong as the U.S., and there are 27 other NATO nations besides us, and 5 of those are in the top 8 of the world’s strongest militarys.

I don’t know where this thinking is coming from that now that we defeated the massive Soviet military empire, and absorbed their largest and strongest, and most advanced components into our own military and geographical alliance, that now the West must surrender to the smaller and weaker Russia.


40 posted on 07/27/2014 2:24:24 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The puppet can never control the puppet master.


41 posted on 07/27/2014 2:30:55 PM PDT by oldenuff2no (Retired AB Ranger K-9 handler.)
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To: Hugin

Absolutely correct.


42 posted on 07/27/2014 2:32:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: ansel12

It comes from the fact that these people literally don’t know what they’re talking about. Every day there are new wishful fantasies about how much of the world their studly hero Putin is about to conquer. The truth is that Putin’s Russia is a dying nation on the verge of collapse, overrun with muslims and Chinese immigrants. After losing nearly the whole of Ukraine, Putin can barely hold on to the two cities in Ukraine he still controls.


43 posted on 07/27/2014 2:35:13 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Suddenly Russia is being portrayed as the worlds greatest military power, stronger than America and Britain, and France and Germany, and the dozens of other NATO allies combined, and eager to go nuclear if anyone dares challenge them, it is bizarre.


44 posted on 07/27/2014 2:49:48 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: cripplecreek
And we're considerably weaker and broker despite the slobbering ravings of the idiots rubbing themselves raw for a war they can watch on TV.

If these idiots get what they want, they'll be able to watch our war with Russia from their front yard.

I suspect the experience will be a little different from watching it on TV.

45 posted on 07/27/2014 2:54:40 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Obama can’t control himself. He’s a Constitution/Bill of Rights hating retard.


46 posted on 07/27/2014 2:54:40 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Drew68

So Russia is invading Ukraine and will start WWIII for it which will result in their total defeat.

So they are totally suicidal and insane now?


47 posted on 07/27/2014 3:11:36 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: bmwcyle
I would say that Reagan asserted authority over Gorbachev.

So much so that the wall fell.

This is just an excuse to do nothing.

48 posted on 07/27/2014 3:23:45 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Tailgunner Joe

A broken clock.


49 posted on 07/27/2014 3:45:22 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
Strike me dead. Nancy Pelosi opens her mouth and something comes out that actually makes a modicum of sense?

I wonder - sounds to me the new talking points are "Putin=KGB PUTIN KGB PUTIN KGB" mantra, which is all the gullible will hear deflecting from what is really at foot.

Most people still think he was the head of KGB - which he never was.

He grew up in Communist Russia (his mother had to have him baptized in secret and raised a Christian in secret and he became a member of the party (as was his father) - else he would have been but street sweeper or equivalent. By working his way up to a positions of power and finally the top - he was able to then, first, defend the church - and see the churches, Cathedrals rebuilt across Russia - and is the only world leader to call for other world leaders to stop the slaughtering of Christians across the ME, He's the top world leader to say no the AGENDA of the gays, which is far beyond just wanting their 'freedom', stopping Agenda 21 etc - (from OUR leader - crickets) (live link following post)

the EU and NATO, with help from the UN is intent on putting the Ukraine/Crimea under them - and any other countries on the Russian borders, and not for friendly reasons. The Russian people in those countries do not want to moved over to the EU nor NATO.

WE started the conflict in the Ukraine. Do some research, folks.

Our boy king backs the talies, the muzzi b'hood, etc - ergo, the wrong side - on every turn. What makes you confident he isn't in this incidence. And what is the justification of starting the conflict in the Ukraine/Crimea? Are you not aware of the UN/EU/NATO push to install Agenda 21 across the world. (Better research that - Agenda 21, in all probability, already has a toehold in YOUR community - under another name, of course, like: "Sustainable Community" or "Community Development."

Agenda 21 is Communism on steroids - a UN agenda being carried out by countries like U.S.. Better GOGGLE "Agenda 21 Rio

I don't expect any of you to do so, however. Easier to just cluck cluck at what the media shovels out - and swallow the mantras -

live links next post

50 posted on 07/27/2014 4:42:53 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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