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Russia may send lawmakers
to US to discuss Syria

Associated Press, by Laura Mills

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 9/2/2013 2:37:08 PM

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin proposed on Monday to send a delegation of Russian lawmakers to the United States to discuss the situation in Syria with members of Congress. Two top Russian legislators suggested that to Putin, saying polls have shown little support among Americans for armed intervention in Syria to punish its regime for an alleged chemical weapons attack. Russian television showed Putin meeting on Monday with Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of the upper house, and Sergei Naryshkin, the lower house speaker, at his residence outside Moscow. The lawmakers said maybe U.S. legislators can be persuaded to take a "balanced

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Pooty is rapidly filling the political vacuum left when Obama crawled under his desk.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 9/2/2013 2:41:41 PM     (No. 9502510)

If Putin proves that the CIA/NSA is lying to us again, this is not going to end well.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: harleynyc, 9/2/2013 3:58:47 PM     (No. 9502574)

And Putin probably has the the rest of the world behind. Somebody needs to take barry behind the woodshed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/2/2013 4:07:25 PM     (No. 9502584)

I´m thinking that Putin feels that Democrats are giving Communism a bad name and wants Obama to go back to Kenya and just get stoned. When there, he might just get eaten by a Cheetah with poor taste.

On the other hand, they just might want to go to Vegas and get naked.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jj1319, 9/2/2013 4:41:12 PM     (No. 9502608)

Notice the word "punish" in the lede. That word isn´t used very often. When non-judgmental becomes the norm, punishment will be gone.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 9/2/2013 5:44:41 PM     (No. 9502642)

It looks like the " slouching and bored schoolboy in the back of the classroom " obviously doesn´t suffer fools gladly.
This is a real insult to Barry.
Putin is telling him to step aside and go back to his cards and golf and let the adults ,
albeit Russian ones, take over.
In addition, the Russians are saying that zero evidence has been produced .
FTA- "On Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov dismissed evidence of the
alleged chemical weapons use by the Syrian regime as "absolutely unconvincing."

"He said the evidence presented by the U.S. to Moscow showed "there was nothing specific there, no geographic coordinates, no names,
no proof that the tests were carried out by the professionals."
Has Colin Powell weighed in, yet ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: craige, 9/2/2013 5:58:22 PM     (No. 9502651)

The difference between Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, and Obama, is nothing. Government has grown under Republicans and Democrats alike.

We are a war machine, constantly involved in conflict. One of the pillars of fascism...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 9/2/2013 6:07:58 PM     (No. 9502658)

I am reminded of the time American politicians and their lap dog press went on and on about "there are no u-2 flights over Russia". The Russians let them carry on for a while and then produced Gary Powers live and well.

"Show them the transcripts, Candy".

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Reply 8 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 9/2/2013 6:16:42 PM     (No. 9502666)

remember what the kenyan said.. "more flexible after my re-election"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 9/2/2013 6:19:33 PM     (No. 9502668)

Russians want to discuss Syria with the US Congress.
Ouch a devious mind could conclude they are planning to throw Obe under the International bus.
Did Putin set a trap for Barry with aide from a payback US Intelligence agency or former head of such an agency?
Maybe we should bring out a bowl of delicious caramel corn and watch the show.

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