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09-24-2018 07:58 PM
To ever buy/support this liberal rag.
How many ads will they let us put in their papers?
Must be hurting to try this stunt, where are the liberals up in arms about this?
09-24-2018 08:12 PM - edited 09-24-2018 08:15 PM
When you get calls from South American middle men who need your crop to sell to the Chinese, remember to bump the price up at least 15% above your target price just to punish the thieves in Beijing who think they have a right to plunder American wealth in the name of trade.
Liberals are too busy right now trying to find more emotionally disordered middle aged women who may have been in the same hemisphere for one night with the Supreme Court nominee, hoping to generate memories devoid of fact that they can throw out in the hopes of preventing another Conservative Justice on the High Court.
09-24-2018 08:16 PM
Disgusting isn`t it? All the idiots are buttered about "Russian influence", here there`s Chinese influence right under their noses! China is openly influencing the US midterm elections and don`t look for NPR, Wa-Po, NYT and the rest of the fake news to report on it.
The servicemen serving in the Pacific theater during WWII would talk about "Tokyo Rose" broadcasting disincentives for the US to continue with the war effort against Japan. No difference maybe worse what the Dead Moines Register is running these treasonous propaganda pieces, can`t say I`m surprised though.
09-24-2018 09:08 PM
Why is the spin wasting time on Russia, backwards Russia.
if one could cash Apple computer for instance...there's enough there to buy Every equity in Russia, and give every citizen there a free iPad, and pay their phone bill, and still have cash left over.
i figure Russia as just a poor nation. Period.
maybe better termed as a poor excuse for a supposed country.
09-24-2018 09:22 PM
I am still waiting to see one person whose vote in 2016 was influenced by a Russian agent twisting their arm. If it was Russians who fooled that Podesta guy into giving up his email password, so what ? People deserved to see the subterfuge the democrats were playing on their own people in their attempts to get Her Thighness elected. Its just a lot of nonsense, and the worst part is that it seems that our highest defenders of law and orders, the FBI and the Department of Justice, had leaders directing the dissemination of this Russia did it rubbish just to overturn the will of the American voters. That's the real criminal activity that surrounded that election, not anything having to do with Russians..
09-24-2018 09:25 PM
I guess there are politicians who need to have remnants of the Cold War to justify the taxpayer money that keeps them in a Washington job. Its ridiculous as well, this hostility towards a country that is already paranoid about being attacked. The imbeciles in Washington should be working to make peace and build trust with the Russians, they would have more influence over Russian policy if they had good instead of bad relations with the Kremlin.
09-24-2018 09:44 PM
There are some really damned dumb people out there and they believe like the Sun will rise in the east that Russia got our president elected. I hear it every day on NPR....this morning one of the smarter liberals had to educate the dumber ones on how invoking the 25th amendment probably isn`t as easy fix as they think
Then they were crying about if Rosenstein resigns then the president gets to pick his successor and the successor might fire Mueller
Then I see "Scholten signs" "Jensen signs" "Walz signs" "Tina Smith signs" "Klobchar signs" My God, these idiots have the right to vote and ain`t ashamed about it! So yeah, 3rd world Russia hacked our election Natasha & Boris plan big trouble for moose and squirrel ….I voted for our President because he wasn`t afraid to say what needs done and by God he`s doin` it and I`ll vote for him again!
09-24-2018 10:36 PM
09-24-2018 10:36 PM
There's a really big difference between the Russian government and those extreme nut-job groups to whom you compare. If you look objectively at the issues that Washington war hawks are using to keep the chill frosty between the US and the Russians, the real story is a lot different than they would try to make you believe.
Most of the anti-Russia feeling in Washington has to do with the Russian actions in Ukraine and Crimea, as the Russians sent their army into that former Soviet Republic in an act of war several years ago. Most everyone knows that as a fact but few understand the reasons for the invasion.
The Ukraine is home to a large number of Russians, most of whom live in the eastern half of the country, .Crimea, a peninsula within the Ukranian borders, is the host to a major Russian naval base dating back to the Soviet Union, and is the main if not only access that Russia has to the warm water of the Meditaranean. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the independent government of Ukraine came to power, there has been one corrupt government after another. The US has meddled with elections there to help install governments friendly to the US, in large part to have a friendly government in Kiev that will support the US and NATO attempts to bring Ukraine into the NATO alliance. The governments of Ukraine have been especially favorable to the native Ukranian population at the expense of the Russians in the east of the country.,
So imagine how the leadership of the Kremlin and the Russian military felt when their own people were under assault by corrupt and unfriendly governments in Kiev. Imagine how threatened they felt to have a former republic considering becoming a member of the opposite side of the Cold War, and what the implications would be to the Russian naval base in Crimea should such an alliance with NATO occur., The Russians have not set foot in Western Europe since Berlin in 1945, and their behavior since the fall of the Soviet Union with respect to their neighbors surely has not been that of an irresistible force that wants to conquor Europe. Yet here and in other places in Eastern Europe, they see their former alliances being courted by NATO to turn against them. For a country whose history of the last several hundred years includes several attacks by foreign entities, completely unprovoked, it set off all kinds of alarm bells. So they took action to protect against the worst case : they secured their naval base in Crimea and they sent their troops to protect the Russian nationals living in Eastern Ukraine while the Western half of the country was engaged in civil war. This is hardly the kinds of actions that the West should see as threatening, but of course, if it helps some Congressman from Iowa or a Senator from Arizona defend their long held kushy political jobs in Washington, why not portray it as the second coming of the Bolsheviks.
Remember you are not talking about some pansy ***** big mouth dictatorship in the Middle East here, you're dealing with one of the two legitimate super powers, the relations between which can easily turn dangerously ominous if the wrong signals are sent. They may be a third world economy, but they are a first world military power and should be respected as such.In my mind - and mind you I am no apologist for the Russians - the American government has misplayed the Russia hand for quite some time, especially under Bush the Second, when the NATO extension plans were hatched.
As I see it, the Russians are no angels, but neither are we. The last thing we should be doing is stoking Russian paranoia, especially if we want their significant influence in Iran and North Korea to help us achieve peaceful settlement of the issues that divide the US with those countries.
So, I think you're analogy is way off the mark, and if you spend a little time pretending you are a Russian citizen rather than an American, you will see why the Russians have acted as they have and why they actually may be right in what they have done.