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‘Policy’ a temper tantrum

March 24, 2014

Russian leader Vladimir Putin and many other world leaders know how to use power. They understand diplomacy, military might and economics. Some use their personalities to exert pressure....

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Solarguy

Mar-26-14 10:24 PM

Yo Mr Bob, Don't get so tweaked up man, it's just freedom of speech. We all look at things differently, it's good for reflection.

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TiredOfTax

Mar-26-14 7:58 PM

The greatest thing that the Obama administration can hope for is big ticket news like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 or the Washington state mudslide... it takes the world attention off of everything that they are doing miserably wrong.

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MrBoB51

Mar-26-14 9:23 AM

Sure solarguy, you think for yourself after your progressive handlers give you their choices then regurgitate whatever fits. We got it, that's old news.

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Solarguy

Mar-25-14 9:46 PM

Hey f.u., Thanks for the compliment on the rose colored glasses. My world is good brother and I think for myself.

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drugsrus

Mar-25-14 7:51 PM

'topper, all those "fights" you mentioned were not fought to win. There were political directives to be dealt with.

It is real simple people, Putin is simply trying to reassemble the old USSR. He is old KGB and in his mind Gorbi was a disgrace. We don't have a dog in this fight, leave it alone.

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MrBoB51

Mar-25-14 10:37 AM

Absolutely we should keep out of Ukraine laker. We can do more harm to Russia economically than physically, we've done it before. Of course, that does not exactly fit into the low information liberal narrative or our inexperienced bumpkin Community Organizer President's pay-grade or abilities.

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MrBoB51

Mar-25-14 10:07 AM

Hill, it's more like which TEA Party candidate will the GOP try to sink. Make no mistake, the go-along-to-get-along GOP is probably MORE afraid of the TEA movement than are the progressives. They know who they are and so do we. Whether libs and gutless Republicans enablers like it not, THEY are soon going to have to 'cross the aisle' to accommodate those of us who are Taxed Enough Already. So while you continue to deny the inevitable and attempt to minimize our influence, you would be better served to prepare for OUR version of YES, we can! Libs will not be able to rely on the low-information Media and low-information voters to support their fleecing of America any longer. Now THAT is progress.

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laker88

Mar-25-14 9:54 AM

I still think Bob we should stay out of Ukraine. Hopefully, as Hill said, we've learned our lesson.

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MrBoB51

Mar-25-14 9:48 AM

Yes laker, but at the point of a gun.

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Hilltopper

Mar-25-14 9:03 AM

We fought in Korea, Viet Nam, Iraq, and Afganistan, and used the blood of American soldiers to teach them a lesson. Finally, we learned our lesson. War is not the answer and neither is the trail of bread crumbs we left behind as we poured billions into these rat holes.

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laker88

Mar-25-14 8:48 AM

fedup...giving up our role as world policeman is long overdue. As for our entry into WW2, our country was attacked at Pearl Harbor, and Hitler was running roughshod. Come on Fedup, a little different than 2014. Why not address the issue I mentioned... that a huge majority of Crimeans want to go with Russia!

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FedUp0416

Mar-25-14 7:47 AM

SOLARGUY: So I guess the answer is you can't name a success. Keep looking at the world through those rose colored glasses and singing Kumbayah. And see what the nature of of Putin the Man is. When you take off the rose colored glasses, I don't think you will like what you see. And what would have happened if we all just went home and lived in peace in 1939? The left scares me!!

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Solarguy

Mar-25-14 7:35 AM

Actually f.u., I put my faith in the nature of man. Whenever I've met aggression with aggression, it always brings more of the same. After all the pain and suffering that war brings, people just want to go home and live in peace with their families. It just makes more sense to me to start there in the first place.

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FedUp0416

Mar-25-14 6:18 AM

SOLARGUY: Could you point to a specific success where the UN handled an act of aggression successfully? Why would ypu put any faith in this body? Look at the members of human rights committee. That should give you a good indication of the ability of this group.

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FedUp0416

Mar-25-14 6:13 AM

PLEASEGETACLUE: "so after the mid terms, and after more Dems are elected..." So - What will you run on to win these additional seats? Give us a clue as to your talking points. Please pick Obama's foreign policy or lack thereof, his poverty record, his NSA & IRS record, his Benghazi record (anyone find out where the President was yet?)his foodstamp record, his debt record, his lawlessness record regarding immigration, his Keystone record, his median income record. Please pick any or all of the above. We can hardly wait!! You guys own this record - Stand up and defend it rather than demonize the other side. I'm waiting.

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FedUp0416

Mar-25-14 6:06 AM

GVILLE70: Still no response on your ridiculous and totally fabricated response on the Repubs gutting mental health? You are showing why the looney left is becoming as irrelevant as the Green Party. See you in November! You guys own this president's record and you will suffer in the voting booth for it.

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laker88

Mar-24-14 10:30 PM

A double amen to that Grant. Had Bush jr. heeded his dad's advice, Cheney wouldn't have been allowed anywhere near the White House.

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grant18

Mar-24-14 10:05 PM

Thank you gville70 & john4848 for repeating in your own way that the Cold War is over, the Commies are not trying to infiltrate all our unions, no one wants to drop a nuclear weapon on anyone else any more & finally that very, very few Americans want to see their sons & daughters maimed & dying to resolve any other country's civil war. Thank God Dick Cheney & his ilk aren't running the White House any more!

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Solarguy

Mar-24-14 6:47 PM

I can't possibly comprehend what it's like to have the responsibility of our president, but I would like to see situations like this handled by the U.N. When I was overseas I found that many people perceived the U.S. as bullies. It was difficult to hear, but I did listen and there really were many valid points.

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TiredOfTax

Mar-24-14 6:34 PM

Well if you hold a gun to my head and try to make me say I side with Obama... I would last longer than the Crimeans did. SO how much do you suggest the WORLD allows Russia to TAKE? Do YOU believe that this administration has done anything correctly here, and by that I do not mean he should do anything rash... just not cut the options down to nothing like he has done. Ruling out anything is passively allowing Putin to make Obama look the part he plays, a weak leader without a plan or strong position. Not what you would expect or want from a world leader.

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TiredOfTax

Mar-24-14 6:28 PM

John, this is not about gas, unless you are talking about Obama giving us gas by the way he has handled or mishandled I should say every single thing that he has touched. This is not about money or gasoline it is about doing what is right and of course doing it RIGHT! If you want to know the correct way to do these things just see what Obama does ant then do the exact opposite thing, guaranteed that it will turn out much closer than the president will be!

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laker88

Mar-24-14 6:28 PM

tot...instead of comedic incoherent rambling, would you care to answer my question about Crimeans overwhelmingly siding with Russia???

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john4848

Mar-24-14 6:20 PM

Is this all about gas and gas supply. Don't the gas conglomeration have enough, or do they want our son to be sacrificed for some more of their greedy appetite and to get Russia's gas and oil. Is this what it is all about?

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TiredOfTax

Mar-24-14 6:15 PM

So you now claim the republicans worship Putin? I believe that he fills the bill for a democrat candidate in the USA. He already has the communism thing nailed and I am sure that he would like Obama blame others for his failures... So why would republicans like Putin over Obama? Only thing I can think of is Putin has harmed the USA far less than Obama!

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Hilltopper

Mar-24-14 5:35 PM

All you Putin worshipers, take a look at what happens to those critical of his government over in the mother land. You idiots take for granted the freedom that allows you cry like babies everyday. Keep quoting the "founding fathers" when it suits your agenda, and in the meantime you are cheering for a dictator who makes up the rules as he goes. What GOP candidate will the Tea-Party sink in 2016? The Republican Party is so inept that it coudn't promote *hit during fly season. Romney would be president today is you fools weren't bullied by those fools. Stick to your guns and you'll be crying for another 4 years. Or, you can always move to Russia.

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