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Russia Puts Off Final OK of START Treaty to January
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/12/24/russia-puts-start-treaty-january-early-approval/ ^

Posted on 12/24/2010 5:43:26 AM PST by macquire

Russian lawmakers gave preliminary approval Friday to an arms agreement with the United States, but signaled they would slow progress on the so-called New START treaty to a crawl after it was rushed through Congress earlier this week with some 11th-hour arm-twisting by President Obama.

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KEYWORDS: congress; gop; hom0marginalized; lameduck; obama; palin; sourcetitlenoturl; start; startreaty; treason
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Bet you won't hear this on MSNBC, NBC, CBS, or ABC..

What was the rush Obama?

1 posted on 12/24/2010 5:43:29 AM PST by macquire
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To: macquire

This begs the question: What does Obama do if the Russian parliament DOESN’T approve START?

My bet: he declares it was such a good treaty for America that the Russian government deemed it too weak for Russia..


2 posted on 12/24/2010 5:45:11 AM PST by macquire
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To: macquire

Russia is checking with Obama to confirm that he lied to the Republican RINOS that the treaty will not stop our missile defense program. The Russians only went along with it in order for Obama to eliminate our defenses. Once Obama confirms that he lied the Russians will ratify. Amazing that none of these Senators have the ability to actually read. If they could read the treaty they might know what they are talking about. Oh well. Another day in Washingtopia.


3 posted on 12/24/2010 5:48:45 AM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: macquire

And the Russians stick their finger in nobama’s eye AGAIN.

Gotta love it. LOL.


4 posted on 12/24/2010 5:48:55 AM PST by upchuck (When excerpting please use the entire 300 words we are allowed. No more one or two sentence posts!)
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To: macquire

Russia, Putin saying: “That borscht-slurper Obama fell for Russian duplicity....he is the dark Jimmy Carter. Russia will not approve treaty....will not follow treaty....fooled another stupid American president.”


5 posted on 12/24/2010 5:49:51 AM PST by UCFRoadWarrior (Whenever something is "Global"...it means its bad for America)
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To: macquire
"My bet: he declares it was such a good treaty for America that the Russian government deemed it too weak for Russia.."

And announces that the US will abide by the treaty even if the Russians don't ratify it.

6 posted on 12/24/2010 5:51:03 AM PST by Truth29
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To: macquire

May the Congress put off ratification of the START treaty forever - let it be lost in a circular file.

Let the military take so long to implement the invasion of the homosexualss that it never happens.


7 posted on 12/24/2010 5:51:09 AM PST by RoadTest (Religion is a substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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To: RoadTest

One has to wonder just how many Homos really want to be in the Army. I do not see them lining up at recruiting stations like they did to get married.


8 posted on 12/24/2010 5:53:51 AM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: macquire

IOW, Russian lawmakers are taking more care than ours did.


9 posted on 12/24/2010 5:54:28 AM PST by mewzilla (Hey, Schumer, how's that Lockerbie bomber deal investigation coming along?)
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To: screaminsunshine

They will sign up and disrupt.


10 posted on 12/24/2010 6:02:23 AM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: screaminsunshine

Agreed. Most of them are libs so enlisting in the military is the last thing they want to do.

They have other things on their minds........


11 posted on 12/24/2010 6:05:10 AM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: Col Frank Slade

My thinking too. The military is not really full of Liberals. Homos just will not fit in. They line up more at the Gay night clubs and Bath Houses. Warfighting is not their forte.


12 posted on 12/24/2010 6:11:59 AM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: macquire
All I keep thinking of is the SALT 2 talks between Carter and Brezhnev.

Six months later,the Soviets rolled into Afghanistan......

13 posted on 12/24/2010 6:24:17 AM PST by massmike (DADT repeal: the Boy Scouts now have tougher membership requirements than the Army!)
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To: macquire

Good thing that was RUSHED through to passage in a lame duck, right?

I’ll laugh my ASS off if the Russians say no.


14 posted on 12/24/2010 6:43:42 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: macquire

Obama needed some positive news for 2010. This was a signature policy position he has held since his college days (purportedly). It’s a win for him. However, what was the GOP senators thinking about? What was their motivation to sign onto this in the lame duck sessions without full debate and amendments?


15 posted on 12/24/2010 7:04:38 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: massmike

It wouldn’t surprise me if the Russians either (a) don’t sign this or (b) pull a fast one before they sign it. One thing you can be sure of, they’re laughing their heads off at Obama and the Dems.


16 posted on 12/24/2010 7:31:53 AM PST by livius
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To: macquire

hmmm, would this be called a “slow START”?


17 posted on 12/24/2010 7:38:09 AM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: macquire

Query for our legislative process experts:

Can the Senate repeal or revoke their vote to approve the treaty?

I ask because, with the new Republican Senators coming in January, if the Russians haven’t acted yet, it seems to be a much better time to pull back from this thing than after they’ve ratified. Seems like it’s a done deal after that.


18 posted on 12/24/2010 7:39:23 AM PST by JewishRighter ( Multiculturalism is killing us.)
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To: macquire

Dear Senate:

Feeling foolish yet?

Useful idiots?


19 posted on 12/24/2010 7:50:21 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: screaminsunshine

Good point! They did a lot a screaming about it, but I say they won’t sign up in large numbers. Maybe the lesbians will, as they are more manly.

Oh,as an aside, no need to capitalize “homos” - it’s hardly a proper name.

:^)


20 posted on 12/24/2010 7:55:58 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: macquire

“What was the rush Obama?”

Losing votes in the Senate; wouldn’t pass in January.

We need a lame duck amendment to the US constitution to prevent defeated lawmakers from making important decisions for us.


21 posted on 12/24/2010 8:01:12 AM PST by devere
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To: screaminsunshine

“Amazing that none of these Senators have the ability to actually read.”

They have the ability to read.
They are well paid to ignore what they read and do as they are told.


22 posted on 12/24/2010 8:04:33 AM PST by devere
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Genius!


23 posted on 12/24/2010 8:05:01 AM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: macquire

Putin is again showing he is in charge; Obama will bow to him.

Boy I hope we have a country in 2 yrs.

During the next 2 yrs, our Republicans better turn into lions.

We need Mitch Rapp.


24 posted on 12/24/2010 8:17:10 AM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: TSgt

I agree. They will enlist for the express purpose of becoming “protected” and victims of hate crimes.


25 posted on 12/24/2010 8:24:13 AM PST by Jackson57
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To: macquire
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26 posted on 12/24/2010 8:24:21 AM PST by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: macquire
Bottom line:

Dear Barack,

F.U.

Love,

Vladi
- - - - - - - - -

This is such a slap in the face for O-loser..... and everyone who is everybody knows it.

All my old media contacts in DC say this will be the #1 topic in the DC Christmas Eve party circuit.

Friend who runs the assignment desk at one of the networks in NYC says it is/will be the big UN gossip buzz.

27 posted on 12/24/2010 8:26:49 AM PST by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: upchuck
And the Russians stick their finger in nobama’s eye AGAIN.

Gotta love it. LOL. Duma Disses Dumbo

28 posted on 12/24/2010 8:27:19 AM PST by CDB (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction”- Ronald Reagan)
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To: macquire; LucyT; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; GQuagmire; wintertime; Fred Nerks; null and void; ..
Ping.............

From the article:

Konstantin Kosachev, head of the State Duma's foreign affairs committee, said that the treaty would need a total of three required readings before it can be fully ratified. He said full ratification could only happen next month "at the earliest."

If this isn't dissing 0b0z0, the Senate holiday-rush START ratification and embarrassing the USA, I don't know what is!

We have a POTUS called Carter Chamberlain who's being manhandled, dismissed and shouted at by despots, dictators, homosexuals, unions, illegal aliens, etc. However, he was supposed to "reset and improve" our status in the world to gain the respect we're due.

Thanks a million to our "fellow" Americans who voted him in!

29 posted on 12/24/2010 8:30:33 AM PST by melancholy (It ain't Camelot, it's Scam-a-lot!)
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To: macquire

Just more proof the rest of the world knows Hussein is a pansy and a laughing stock. If America survives this reign of terror, will it ever get back the status it once had? I doubt it.


30 posted on 12/24/2010 8:37:25 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: screaminsunshine

Obama should be impeached, tried for treason and brought to justice by a jury of military families who lost loved ones due to Obama’s insane rules of engagement. I hope God stops Obama’s lying mouth soon and permanently.


31 posted on 12/24/2010 8:42:18 AM PST by thethirddegree
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To: macquire

And is anyone surprised?


32 posted on 12/24/2010 8:43:32 AM PST by montyspython
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To: screaminsunshine

They should put all the queers in the same unit, send them to the fiercest fighting, repeat as necessary.


33 posted on 12/24/2010 8:43:42 AM PST by thethirddegree
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To: macquire
Russia Puts Off Final OK of START Treaty to January

A tactic I use myself...
putting off something I have no intention of doing anyway.

34 posted on 12/24/2010 8:43:59 AM PST by evad (SHUT IT DOWN!)
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To: JudyinCanada
...but I say they won’t sign up in large numbers. Maybe the lesbians will....

But they can't be trusted in positions of power, most of them are men haters. Most of them don't really understand the God given difference between the two sexes. If they can't make good decisions when it comes to morals and ethics then they can't make good decisions on the command level above others especially if they get to high up the ladder. It will become the ungodly against the Godly in decisions and promotions etc.

35 posted on 12/24/2010 8:44:42 AM PST by ReformedBeckite
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To: macquire

They’re just treating Obama like a dog but he’s too stupid to realize it. He brought them a bone and they feign indifference. Then again, maybe the whole thing caught them off guard, figuring the Senate would not be so stupid as to vote for ratification.


36 posted on 12/24/2010 8:46:08 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: macquire


37 posted on 12/24/2010 8:47:27 AM PST by dfwgator (Welcome to the Gator Nation Will Muschamp)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues
hmmm, would this be called a “slow START”?"

More like a False Start...5 yard penalty.

38 posted on 12/24/2010 8:48:24 AM PST by evad (SHUT IT DOWN!)
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To: CincyRichieRich

We really do need a Mitch Rapp! Have you read the latest book? If so, was it as good as the others?


39 posted on 12/24/2010 8:55:42 AM PST by Buddygirl
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To: macquire

Hurry up and wait. You really can’t blame the Ruskies, because it’s hard to do much when you are rolling on the floor, laughing.


40 posted on 12/24/2010 8:56:49 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: livius

IMO, they will change it to their advantage before they sign it. obamanation gave them a blank check......


41 posted on 12/24/2010 9:21:53 AM PST by bareford101 (For me, there is no difference in a tolerant, open mind and a cess pool. Both are open to filth.)
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To: dfwgator

This really says it all bro, our POTUS is a pussy.


42 posted on 12/24/2010 9:22:48 AM PST by montyspython
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To: Buddygirl

We really do need a Mitch Rapp! Have you read the latest book? If so, was it as good as the others?


It was very good; it had about a 50 page area I’d consider a little slow near the end...


43 posted on 12/24/2010 10:18:04 AM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: screaminsunshine; macquire
A view from the [paranoid] other side:

New nuclear arms control treaty is a trap for Russia - Pravda, by Sergei Balmasov, 2010 December 24

All said, given the irrelevance of Russia's direct attack capabilities to the USA (they are much more dangerous as the sponsor and exporter of arms and technology - with over USD$10B in registered sales in 2010 - to rogue countries and regimes with the assymetrical attacks strategies) the treaty is more relevant as a political "win" for Obama (which was unnecessary) than as a real danger to the U.S. Some old nukes need to be and are being dismantled for the nuclear fuel (though REE thorium-232 is a far better long term breeding solution for the plants and much more cleaner and abundant in nature).

Stupid Party (GOP) strikes again, but it's more of a political capitualition than a strategic or military defense disaster than it could have been or as many portray it to be.

44 posted on 12/24/2010 10:53:41 AM PST by CutePuppy (If you don't ask the right questions you may not get the right answers)
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To: macquire
Fox's headline on the article now reads: Vice Admiral: Russia Trying to 'Heckle Us' by Stalling on START Treaty . LOL! I'd say they're not "trying" to heckle us, they've succeeded in heckling us.

I love this line in the article: "Medvedev said 'I told him: Barack, you have a rest now.'" That sounds exactly like what you'd say to your little lap dog as you dismiss him with a pat on the head: Good boy, Rover, go lay down now.

I don't think Ozero has the capacity to feel embarrassed, but we can only hope that at least a few of the RINOs who voted for this POS feel like the total and complete asses they really are.

45 posted on 12/24/2010 11:00:24 AM PST by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: macquire

The punkass gets his ass punked by the Ruskies. D’oh!


46 posted on 12/24/2010 12:06:30 PM PST by clintonh8r ("Let them eat lobster cake." Michele Antoinette, vacation #6.)
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To: macquire

Obama is an IDIOT!! And so are any Republicans that went along with this treasonous crap!!


47 posted on 12/24/2010 1:11:34 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Nuke the corrupt commie bastards to HELL!!)
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To: macquire

That would be my take too.

“It’s just too good a deal for the U. S. for the Russians to accept.”

Bull! Even if Russia does sign on to the deal in time, it’s of note that they aren’t cramming it through in a matter of days without considering the ramifications.


48 posted on 12/24/2010 1:27:45 PM PST by DoughtyOne (All hail Obama, Lord of the Skid-mark, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: montyspython
This really says it all bro, our POTUS is a pussy.

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Reincarnate.

49 posted on 12/24/2010 1:31:35 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: macquire

50 posted on 12/24/2010 2:17:13 PM PST by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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