User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 5 FirstFirst 12345 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 44

Thread: Russian bombers come near Alaska

  1. #11
    Points: 64,363, Level: 61
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 87
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Common Sense's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    926755
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Posts
    30,392
    Points
    64,363
    Level
    61
    Thanks Given
    11,684
    Thanked 11,676x in 8,193 Posts
    Mentioned
    417 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Theatre.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Common Sense For This Useful Post:

    Peter1469 (04-18-2017)

  3. #12
    Points: 11,693, Level: 25
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 57
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsSocial
    gamewell45's Avatar Advisor
    Karma
    6946
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    upstate New York
    Posts
    3,195
    Points
    11,693
    Level
    25
    Thanks Given
    1,230
    Thanked 1,209x in 912 Posts
    Mentioned
    23 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Newpublius View Post
    Nuclear armed submarines are parked off each other countries' respective coasts.
    Ever notice you rarely hear anything about the "city busters"? Neither side likes to talk much about them since one sub alone has enough nukes to literally destroy most of the planet and god knows how many of these subs are parked around the world with orders to fire their payloads once orders are received. We all need to pray that a nuclear war never breaks out between the US and Russia/China; the human race could quite possibly become a minor species or even extinct.
    Last edited by gamewell45; 04-18-2017 at 03:27 PM. Reason: typo
    When you cuss a farmer, don't talk with your mouth full
    Independent and proud of it!

  4. #13
    Points: 21,230, Level: 35
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 720
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Tagger First ClassSocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    pjohns's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    11381
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    2,752
    Points
    21,230
    Level
    35
    Thanks Given
    4,852
    Thanked 1,075x in 771 Posts
    Mentioned
    20 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Today, as I write this--Wednesday, April 19--two more Russian bombers came close to US soil.

    This time, however, it was not just 100 miles away; but a mere 36 miles.

  5. #14
    Points: 21,230, Level: 35
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 720
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Tagger First ClassSocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    pjohns's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    11381
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    2,752
    Points
    21,230
    Level
    35
    Thanks Given
    4,852
    Thanked 1,075x in 771 Posts
    Mentioned
    20 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Green Arrow View Post
    Did you see the words "poor relations between the US and Russia are principally Donald Trump's fault" in my post?
    I quoted you in this regard previously; but I will quote you again:

    "Trump and Tillerson have the ability to repair relations with Russia. Methinks they should stop whining about how bad it is, stop taking actions that make it worse, and then make it better."

    This certainly suggests, to me--and, I would imagine, to most other unbiased readers--that you believe that Donald Trump (plus the Secretary of State) have the ability to "tak[e] actions that make" our relationship with Russia "better"...

  6. #15
    Points: 129,510, Level: 87
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 3,140
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdrive50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassYour first GroupVeteran
    Green Arrow's Avatar Overlord
    Karma
    617476
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Posts
    43,163
    Points
    129,510
    Level
    87
    Thanks Given
    49,289
    Thanked 22,225x in 14,591 Posts
    Mentioned
    1596 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
    I quoted you in this regard previously; but I will quote you again:

    "Trump and Tillerson have the ability to repair relations with Russia. Methinks they should stop whining about how bad it is, stop taking actions that make it worse, and then make it better."

    This certainly suggests, to me--and, I would imagine, to most other unbiased readers--that you believe that Donald Trump (plus the Secretary of State) have the ability to "tak[e] actions that make" our relationship with Russia "better"...
    Correct, they do.
    "We were taught under the old ethic that man's business on this earth was to look out for himself. That was the ethic of the jungle; the ethic of the wild beast. Take care of yourself, no matter what may become of your fellow man. Yes, I am my brother's keeper. I am under a moral obligation to him that is inspired, not by any maudlin sentimentality, but by the higher duty I owe to myself."
    - Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926), American labor leader

  7. #16
    Points: 66,063, Level: 62
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 487
    Overall activity: 74.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialTagger Second Class50000 Experience Points1 year registered
    Bethere's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    879842
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Location
    Dayton, Ohio
    Posts
    16,847
    Points
    66,063
    Level
    62
    Thanks Given
    8,341
    Thanked 4,343x in 3,515 Posts
    Mentioned
    277 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
    I quoted you in this regard previously; but I will quote you again:

    "Trump and Tillerson have the ability to repair relations with Russia. Methinks they should stop whining about how bad it is, stop taking actions that make it worse, and then make it better."

    This certainly suggests, to me--and, I would imagine, to most other unbiased readers--that you believe that Donald Trump (plus the Secretary of State) have the ability to "tak[e] actions that make" our relationship with Russia "better"...
    Perhaps you should reread his statement.
    Last edited by Bethere; 04-19-2017 at 06:22 PM.
    Everywhere that Bethere went his lamb was sure to go.
    "Improvise. Adapt. Overcome."


  8. #17
    Points: 66,063, Level: 62
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 487
    Overall activity: 74.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialTagger Second Class50000 Experience Points1 year registered
    Bethere's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    879842
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Location
    Dayton, Ohio
    Posts
    16,847
    Points
    66,063
    Level
    62
    Thanks Given
    8,341
    Thanked 4,343x in 3,515 Posts
    Mentioned
    277 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Green Arrow View Post
    Correct, they do.
    But 54% of us don't trust him to side with American interest in such affairs.
    Everywhere that Bethere went his lamb was sure to go.
    "Improvise. Adapt. Overcome."


  9. #18
    Points: 14,741, Level: 29
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 709
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    William's Avatar Senior Member
    Karma
    85546
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Posts
    3,316
    Points
    14,741
    Level
    29
    Thanks Given
    2,176
    Thanked 2,404x in 1,442 Posts
    Mentioned
    277 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Why does it matter how close the Russian aircraft came, as long as they didn't enter US airspace? Is there a law like there is with the sea?
    Oh, I wish I were a glow worm,
    for a glow worm's never glum,
    'cause how can you be grumpy
    when the sun shines out your bum!

  10. #19
    Original Ranter
    Points: 425,419, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 68.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesOverdrive50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Awards:
    Posting Award
    Peter1469's Avatar Advisor
    Karma
    405141
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    NOVA
    Posts
    131,827
    Points
    425,419
    Level
    100
    Thanks Given
    75,875
    Thanked 56,110x in 38,803 Posts
    Mentioned
    2074 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by William View Post
    Why does it matter how close the Russian aircraft came, as long as they didn't enter US airspace? Is there a law like there is with the sea?

    The Law of the Seas Treaty applies.
    Alea iacta est

    Check out the blog.


  11. The Following User Says Thank You to Peter1469 For This Useful Post:

    William (04-19-2017)

  12. #20
    Points: 129,510, Level: 87
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 3,140
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdrive50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassYour first GroupVeteran
    Green Arrow's Avatar Overlord
    Karma
    617476
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Posts
    43,163
    Points
    129,510
    Level
    87
    Thanks Given
    49,289
    Thanked 22,225x in 14,591 Posts
    Mentioned
    1596 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Bethere View Post
    But 54% of us don't trust him to side with American interest in such affairs.
    Of course not, neither should he be trusted to side with Russian interest. He will side with his own interests.
    "We were taught under the old ethic that man's business on this earth was to look out for himself. That was the ethic of the jungle; the ethic of the wild beast. Take care of yourself, no matter what may become of your fellow man. Yes, I am my brother's keeper. I am under a moral obligation to him that is inspired, not by any maudlin sentimentality, but by the higher duty I owe to myself."
    - Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926), American labor leader

  13. The Following User Says Thank You to Green Arrow For This Useful Post:

    nic34 (04-20-2017)

+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts


Critical Acclaim
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO