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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by Doppelgangirl View Post
    I sincerely hope you're right, shrub...

    I don't believe Putin wants to kick anything off, either, but I imagine he'd crash the proverbial party. I wouldn't be surprised, at that stage in the game, if he were to show up -- invited by one of our adversaries. I hope the theory of MAD holds true. I've never been a big conspiracy, the-Muslims-are-coming!, 2012-the-world-is-over type. But I will say this...

    Between Putin/Ukraine, ISIS, Israel/Hamas, unsecured US borders...
    This is the very first time in my life that I have considered there is a real chance, however remote, that things may turn bad very quickly. I find that potential disturbing
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    Back during the Cuban missile crisis, in October, 1962, I was stationed with the U.S.Army in West Germany I found the chance that we would go to war 52-years ago very real and disturbing.

    Let's all keep hoping that today's fragile peace stays intact.

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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    "After the election, I'll have more flexibility."
    After the election, there will be at least one more run-off election in your LA.
    And very probably in GA also since they have a 50% rule and a strong Libertarian polling at 8%.

    Since Landrieu is still up 17% in a 4-way race, why should there be a run-off?
    Shouldn't Cassidy have to be closer?
    And why in the World would Palin support Manass?

    And congrats if you're an LSU fan .
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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by Doppelgangirl View Post
    What's wrong with academics, j-mac? The college kids just aren't getting the same "bang for the buck" these days. Damn economy.
    Which is worse, in your opinion? An academic or a smartass? They both have their merits!

    Maybe Obama will turn out to be like those guys in school that were super-smarmy. Their "game" was -- that they had "no game." They act very innocent, then rear their ugly heads. Catches everyone off guard.

    We have 2 years left with this guy in office. I certainly hope he's got something up his sleeve.
    For 6 years now there have been so many twists, conspiracies, and complaints, and let down's with this guy...I don't think he ever really cared about the job, or at least aspects that he doesn't like to do. When Obama came in he had purpose, he wanted to "fundamentally transform" the country...Some of us asked the question 'To what?'...Now we are finding out, he wanted a USA that was irrelevant to what goes on in the world. It is a vision that carries the dangerous attitude that if the US isn't a superpower, then we aren't a target...IMHO.
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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    After the election, there will be at least one more run-off election in your LA.
    And very probably in GA also since they have a 50% rule and a strong Libertarian polling at 8%.

    Since Landrieu is still up 17% in a 4-way race, why should there be a run-off?
    Shouldn't Cassidy have to be closer?
    And why in the World would Palin support Manass?

    And congrats if you're an LSU fan .
    You have no idea what I'm referring to, do you?

    I'm not much of a football fan, at all, but I was impressed when LSU pulled that one out of their ass last night.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by BringIt View Post
    No. I'm talking about the President that won the Cold War without firing a shot. The one that had to clean up the mess left behind by his Democrat predecessor. I'm talking about the President that forced Iran to release the hostages on his first day in office, because they knew they would pay the price if they didn't.

    While the significance of the deaths of those 16 marines should never be diminished, it must also be placed in context. It was the first time the US had participated in a multi- national peacekeeping force in the region. The unexpected terrorist attack was indeed tragic.

    Inferring that Bin Laden somehow learned to beat America because of Ronald Reagan is a serious stretch. We can reserve that discussion for another thread.



    I find your comment, "Reagan could only wish to have the integrety Obama does," laughable. History will be the judge. Not his JV cheering squad.


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    LOL Talk about rewriting history. Reagan did not scare Iran into freeing the hostages, he gave the Iranians 1000's of missiles for them. Yes history has judged Reagan and found him WANTING.


    In a nationally broadcast speech last March 4, Mr. Reagan said he accepted the Tower Commission's findings and added, ''What began as a strategic opening to Iran deteriorated, in its implementation, into trading arms for hostages.'' At that time Mr. Reagan's aides said, informally, that he did not really believe that but felt compelled to appear contrite as a means of getting the scandal behind him. His remarks today seem to support that view.

    Everybody has misunderstood and ''misconstrued'' his actions, he said today. ''We weren't dealing at all with the Ayatollah'' but others in the Iranian Government who ''asked for that token shipment of arms to verify - and so forth - our credentials,'' he said. Thousands of Missiles

    Actually, over a year's time the United States shipped Iran 2,004 TOW anti-tank missiles, 120 Hawk anti-aircraft missiles and various missile spare parts.
    Arms to Iran Weren't for Hostages, Reagan Says - NYTimes.com

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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Yeah man...he is bulking up, ready to strike fear into the hearts of his opponents.



    Seriously...if Russia WASNT planning on anything in the Baltics they likely are now and if they were, does anyone REALLY believe they would take Obama seriously?
    Wow aren't we desperate to make our CIC look bad. Perhaps you prefer Russia's 5 foot 5 inch leader with lifts in his shoes and the phoney crap his state run media puts out to make him so formidable. The man is a legend in his own mind.

    Whether Obama is a he man in the gym is irrelevent although we all know he's actually quite athletic. With a the best military in the world who gives a **** anyway?

    BTW didn't bother watching your video. I can tell you video is fake just by the still version.

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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    LOL Talk about rewriting history. Reagan did not scare Iran into freeing the hostages, he gave the Iranians 1000's of missiles for them. Yes history has judged Reagan and found him WANTING.



    Arms to Iran Weren't for Hostages, Reagan Says - NYTimes.com

    You sure brought it.
    And we haven't started where $400+ billion dollar deficits started.
    Not to mention the first amnesty, which sewed the seeds for the current one .
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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by EnigmaO01 View Post
    Wow aren't we desperate to make our CIC look bad. Perhaps you prefer Russia's 5 foot 5 inch leader with lifts in his shoes and the phoney crap his state run media puts out to make him so formidable. The man is a legend in his own mind.

    Whether Obama is a he man in the gym is irrelevent although we all know he's actually quite athletic. With a the best military in the world who gives a **** anyway?

    BTW didn't bother watching your video. I can tell you video is fake just by the still version.
    No one needs to help Obama look bad.

    Sure it's a fake. CNN always goes out of their way to try to embarrass Obama.

    Obama is a bitch. He is weak. His words are more likely to inspire aggression than to dissuade. That's what happens when you act like a bitch.

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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    All I can say is that we'll just have to wait and see.

    Who really knows what the future holds for us and how we will deal with it?


    The future is now.

    Obama continues to suffer analysis paralysis. That is the most generous estimate.

    More likely, like everything else in his foreign policy, he simply has not the first clue and doesn't want to make the next big mistake.
    I am not of the mind that a man is either of science or of religion. At his best and his worst, man exists in the misty glimmering where the falling angel meets the rising ape. That he chooses a direction from that point defines him as human.

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    Re: WHITE HOUSE TO PUTIN Don't 'Even Think About Messing Around' With The Baltics

    Quote Originally Posted by code1211 View Post
    The future is now.


    Obama continues to suffer analysis paralysis. That is the most generous estimate.

    More likely, like everything else in his foreign policy, he simply has not the first clue and doesn't want to make the next big mistake.


    Wrong.

    The future is the future. Now is now.

    Get a grip on reality.

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