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Unleashing the Socks of War
National Review Online, by Jonah Goldberg

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Posted By:MissMolly, 4/18/2014 5:21:09 AM

President Obama is right. He told Major Garrett of CBS this week that “Mr. Putin’s decisions aren’t just bad for Ukraine. Over the long term, they’re going to be bad for Russia.” I believe that Putin’s adventures in Russia’s “near abroad” are a mistake. Indeed, they are part of a whole tapestry of wrongheadedness. It’s also bad for the Kremlin to crush dissent, censor the news, and hobble the economy by handing it over to oligarchs and a kleptocratic bureaucracy. Putin’s scapegoating and demonizing of gays isn’t only morally wrong, it’s not in Russia’s long-term interests either. That Putin prefers to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 4/18/2014 5:40:18 AM     (No. 9815242)

Putin had Obama pegged from the start and would have made his move a long time ago but he had to wait while Russia prepared for and hosted the Winter Olympics.Once the Olympics were finished he made his move.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 4/18/2014 6:36:02 AM     (No. 9815262)

Dear Leader is lecturing Putin about doing things bad for Russia long term, while doing nothing but things that are bad for the USA long term. We have a new definition of chutzpah here.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: privateer, 4/18/2014 6:45:59 AM     (No. 9815268)

One of his best sentences has a glaring spelling error. Here is the correction: It’s also bad for the Kenyan to crush dissent, censor the news, and hobble the economy by handing it over to oligarchs and a kleptocratic bureaucracy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 4/18/2014 7:07:37 AM     (No. 9815289)

obama has absolutely no experience in global politics. He is a complete incompetent fool whenever he tells foreign leaders what they should do, and they know it. obama is clueless.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ruready?, 4/18/2014 8:27:10 AM     (No. 9815391)

Obama´s brain is addled by marijuana poisoning. He´s a con, lazy, defensive and disoriented.

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Posted By: MissMolly- 6/21/2014 10:19:11 AM     Post Reply
LOS OLIVOS, Calif. -- From outside the gates of Neverland Ranch, it appears as if Michael Jackson´s former home and fantasyland has been frozen in time. The backyard circus is long gone, but heartfelt notes placed by saddened fans at the property´s entrance remain intact five years after Jackson´s death. And visitors are still making the pilgrimage. "I figured it would just be a closed gate, but I still wanted to see it for myself," said James Chen of Seattle, a fan who stopped outside Neverland during a recent road trip with his father. While many Jackson ventures are thriving

   

 

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Posted By: MissMolly- 6/21/2014 5:59:00 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: MissMolly- 6/21/2014 5:51:51 AM     Post Reply
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