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Medvedev: Working with comrade Obama has been the ‘best three years’ for U.S.-Russian relations..
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Posted on 04/01/2012 5:14:08 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Medvedev: Working with comrade Obama has been the ‘best three years’ for U.S.-Russian relations in a long time posted at 7:45 pm on April 1, 2012 by Morgen Richmond

Throughout the 2008 campaign Barack Obama promised that if elected he would ‘restore our standing’ in the world. I’m not sure all of our allies feel the same way, but as far as Russia is concerned: mission accomplished.

My colleague Barack Obama and I have once again had a constructive discussion of the various issues on the international agenda and on bilateral cooperation between the Russian Federation and the United States.

I said that although there are varying assessments of the reset in relations that has been much spoken about over these last three years, I think that we have accomplished very useful work over this time. These have perhaps been the best three years in relations between our two countries over the last decade.

This is an excerpt from prepared remarks delivered by outgoing Russian president Dmitry Medvedev at the close of the nuclear security summit in South Korea at the beginning of this week. So in a way it’s old news – in Russia – where the highlighted statement by Medvedev was splashed across numerous headlines. But curiously, there was nary a mention of it in the U.S. media. You’d think this sort of lavish praise for President Obama would be considered newsworthy, if for no other reason that the statement was also an implicit criticism of the Bush Administration. Was our media too busy covering (up) Obama’s ‘hot mic’ gaffe to mention this? Because if anything the president’s gaffe makes this statement by Medvedev even more newsworthy. Since it clearly suggests that the Russian government would relish the prospect of even more ‘flexibility’ under a second Obama term. If three years were so great, why not eight?

I think the White House realizes that the optics of these cozy little interchanges between Obama and Medvedev are really not good for the president. They can mock Mitt Romney all they want, but most Americans voters grew up in an era where Russia was our primary political ‘foe’. And it’s not lost on most Americans that the Russian government has continued to be a thorn in our side in dealing with Iran, Syria, and a host of other global challenges. Nor is it lost on most Americans that Vladimir Putin, a former KGB officer, has effectively presided over the Russian government for more than a dozen years now. If concern over Russia’s foreign policy intentions is based on caricature, it’s a caricature the Russian government has done absolutely nothing to dispel through their actions in recent years.

Given the concessions already made by the Obama Administration on missile defense, and the new START treaty, not to mention our support of Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organization, it’s hardly surprising that the Russians would have such a favorable view of U.S. policy over the past 3 years. But I’m pretty sure most Americans don’t view Russian policy towards the U.S. in the same favorable light, nor do they place much value on restoring our standing in the world, especially when it comes at the price of weakening our defenses.

Like certain other fulfilled campaign promises (ahem, ObamaCare), this one is also a political loser. I’m sure we haven’t heard the last of this.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: 2012; bhofascism; birdsofafeather; democrats; dmitrymedvedev; elections; flexigullibility; hotmicfallout; medvedev; nobama2012; obama; obamanation; obamatruthfile; russia
Sums it up doesn't it.........
1 posted on 04/01/2012 5:14:12 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

http://thepeoplescube.com/current-truth/communists-sue-democratic-party-for-stealing-platform-t5149.html


2 posted on 04/01/2012 5:15:24 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think “Comrade Obama” is the only way we should refer to him around here.


3 posted on 04/01/2012 5:24:02 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Sub-Driver

ГОЦЯ МОЯЕ УЗАЯБ !

4 posted on 04/01/2012 5:33:51 PM PDT by mikrofon (Da!)
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To: Bernard Marx

Agreed.


5 posted on 04/01/2012 5:38:13 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Sub-Driver

How reassuring........


6 posted on 04/01/2012 5:38:59 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I am wondering if the KBG will be contributing to Obama’s re-election?

In cash or ‘services’?


7 posted on 04/01/2012 5:47:23 PM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: Wildbill22

As head of the CIA, what must be going through General Patreus’ mind?


8 posted on 04/01/2012 5:54:15 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Wildbill22

Birds of a feather and all that stuff!


9 posted on 04/01/2012 5:55:14 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Sub-Driver
товарищ Обама
10 posted on 04/01/2012 5:57:52 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: unkus

Lets see, former (?) enemy conspiring with your Commander in chief, regarding national security issues that would be in conflict with the wishes of the American people such that he is asking former (?) enemy to wait until after the election?

I can’t imagine internal conflict he must be experiencing.

Anyone who even attempts to defend our Marxist President regarding this is doing contortions of logic that defy all common sense.


11 posted on 04/01/2012 6:05:25 PM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: KarlInOhio
Can someone help me on the diplomatic etiquette here?
Is it ‘Comrade President Obama’, or ‘President Comrade Obama’?
Though the various ‘czars’ have no Constitutional role in the Federal Government, can we still consider them to be part of the ‘Presidium’?
There is no point in asking the pathetic timid Republican leadership for guidance. They are too cowed to do or say anything.
TWB
12 posted on 04/01/2012 6:11:02 PM PDT by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: Wildbill22

I’ve said it before: It’s almost as if people in high positions have been threatened, along with their families.

Maybe someone will the guts to come out against this evil bastard.

It’s beyond unbelievable.


13 posted on 04/01/2012 6:11:19 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Sub-Driver

As Gomer would say..... Surprise, Surprise. Who would have thought Comrade Obama would be so accommodating to the Russians. Just wait if he gets a second term.


14 posted on 04/01/2012 6:15:52 PM PDT by rod1
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To: Sub-Driver

Yea, really scares the hell out of me!


15 posted on 04/01/2012 6:24:38 PM PDT by Deagle (nOT)
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To: Sub-Driver

16 posted on 04/01/2012 6:32:53 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. " -Jesus)
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To: Sub-Driver

Two peas in a pod


17 posted on 04/01/2012 6:58:24 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: unkus

Last I heard from Petraus, Shira in the US was going through his nasty, elitist mind.


18 posted on 04/01/2012 7:03:53 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Sub-Driver

“Working with comrade Obama”

Says it all.


19 posted on 04/01/2012 7:08:43 PM PDT by duffee (NEWT 2012)
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To: SaraJohnson

Last I heard from Petraus, Shira in the US was going through his nasty, elitist mind.


I find it hard to believe that so many in the position to know, have not made a tiny peep about any of this treachery.

Has the devil got control of their souls?


20 posted on 04/01/2012 7:11:29 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: duffee

Oh, boy! The rusdsians like our “leader” more than most Americans do. This anti-American bum must go.


21 posted on 04/01/2012 7:12:02 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

22 posted on 04/01/2012 7:26:55 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Sub-Driver
I said that although there are varying assessments of the reset in relations

How about a reset in relations between real AMERICANS and the douchebags in DC from both parties, in which they all get fired.

Hey, the USSR collapsed, time for the USSA to follow suit.

23 posted on 04/01/2012 7:32:56 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Rick Santorum voted against Right toWork)
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To: Sub-Driver


24 posted on 04/01/2012 7:33:12 PM PDT by Iron Munro (If Repub's paid as much attention to Rush Limbaugh as the Dem's do, we wouldn't be in this mess)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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25 posted on 04/01/2012 7:43:32 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
Are there any Patriotic Americans who by now haven't figured out comrade Obama is a communist? He was mentored, groomed, educated, handled and pushed to be the closet Fabian socialist/communist President.

We'll find out in November how many American voters have seen the light. There's so much data, I just don't get it. . .

Would our Founding Fathers tolerate this?

26 posted on 04/01/2012 9:36:25 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Russian president Mevedev and comrade obama.


27 posted on 04/01/2012 11:04:23 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: All

28 posted on 04/02/2012 5:38:07 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Wildbill22
I am wondering if the KBG will be contributing to Obama’s re-election?

In cash or ‘services’?

******

Why do I think that the Russian Secret Service, KGB, knows more details about Obama's life than we average Americans?

I have the feeling that they absolutely know whether or not Obama's long form birth certificate and Selective Service form are fake.

In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if they have seen Obama's Occidental College in California records and Obama's Columbia University in New York records.

29 posted on 04/02/2012 9:46:52 AM PDT by john mirse
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To: Sub-Driver

Please let this go viral.... Obama on double speak if re-elected.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Czo5Vf8KZs&feature=player_embedded


30 posted on 04/10/2012 11:08:54 AM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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