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An Ordinary Country Led By
Someone From Chicago

PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 7/29/2014 8:26:40 PM

The Washington Post and the New York Times disagree on the who’s leading the charge in imposing new sanctions on Russia. (Snip) James Nixey, head of the Russia and Eurasia program at the London-based think tank Chatham House said “the truth is we beat Russia in the Cold War, particularly due to our economic strength, and we can do so again if we’re unified.” But unified under whom? The sense conveyed by both the NYT and the WaPo is that Obama is now a peer among equals. Boehner may have decided not to impeace Obama as president of the United

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/29/2014 9:06:28 PM     (No. 9945422)

Obama´s fundamental transformation is going exactly as planned. No one cares what the US thinks anymore.

Let´s hope Kerry gets strip searched at the next Embassy he visits. Then he will know how patriotic Americans feel about what he and this Administration have done to our beloved country and the rest of our allies.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dipi, 7/29/2014 11:38:16 PM     (No. 9945605)

A great country led by a nincompoop.

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