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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post

    I voted, but was so disgusted, I did not check a POTUS box! The lessor of two evils is still evil!
    so, you didn't vote so you're pissed..................
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    Thanks for the article! A well placed Palace Coup could toss Putin out on his ass!

    But now he has the help from Trump to destroy NATO and make the takeover of the long lost Soviet Republics much easier.And to have Mr. T to remove all sanctions for him.

    Desparate men do desparate things!

    Trump did not destroy NATO......he merely demanded they pay their fair share. How is that destroying NATO?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
    I am not quite sure if this represents an honest misunderstanding of the situation, or an analysis--and one uses the word rather loosely here--that is based more upon the viscera than the cerebellum.

    President Trump has sometimes talked very strong about his distaste for some of what Russia is doing.

    On the other hand, he appears to be cozying up to Vladimir Putin more closely than I would prefer. (Perhaps the situation is analogous to that of Kim Jong Un: He may simply want to make nice with anyone who has nukes, in the hope of obviating the possibility of a nuclear war.)

    As for NATO, I would suggest that most European countries, indeed, have been underpaying their fair share for close to 70 years now. Perhaps President Trump's tone was a bit too harsh; but his point, I think, was right on target.

    As for Russia's potential takeover of the Baltic states--as well as Poland--it is surely Vladimir Putin's wet dream. But I quite doubt that, If Vladimir Putin were to make a move of this sort, President Trump would be nearly so milquetoast as then-President Obama was when Putin put the move on Georgia.

    Or Crimea.

    Or Ukraine...
    Today on the news, Trump called Russia "competitors"

    No, Mr. Trump. they are our adversaries, our enemies, and always have been!

    You can't play "nicey nice with him!

    Kruschev' "We will BURY you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    Today on the news, Trump called Russia "competitors"

    No, Mr. Trump. they are our adversaries, our enemies, and always have been!

    You can't play "nicey nice with him!

    Kruschev' "We will BURY you!

    One who does not respect their enemies is a fool to be undone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
    I am not quite sure if this represents an honest misunderstanding of the situation, or an analysis--and one uses the word rather loosely here--that is based more upon the viscera than the cerebellum.

    President Trump has sometimes talked very strong about his distaste for some of what Russia is doing.

    On the other hand, he appears to be cozying up to Vladimir Putin more closely than I would prefer. (Perhaps the situation is analogous to that of Kim Jong Un: He may simply want to make nice with anyone who has nukes, in the hope of obviating the possibility of a nuclear war.)

    As for NATO, I would suggest that most European countries, indeed, have been underpaying their fair share for close to 70 years now. Perhaps President Trump's tone was a bit too harsh; but his point, I think, was right on target.

    As for Russia's potential takeover of the Baltic states--as well as Poland--it is surely Vladimir Putin's wet dream. But I quite doubt that, If Vladimir Putin were to make a move of this sort, President Trump would be nearly so milquetoast as then-President Obama was when Putin put the move on Georgia.

    Or Crimea.

    Or Ukraine...
    Russia can't afford to absorb the Baltics and Poland into Mother Russia. It would bankrupt them if NATO just sat back and watched.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    Malcolm Nance is our modern day Paul Revere. The big question is: Will Americans listen, comprehend his warnings and actually vote for the continuation of the American constitutional republic this election?


    At about 4:50 in: "This is the strategy, to upend the global world order that will put the United States as a third rate subordinate to Moscow."

    And so much more.THIS IS A MUST WATCH!

    Do you know how are Republic is supposed to work? Does she? Seriously do you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    Today on the news, Trump called Russia "competitors"

    No, Mr. Trump. they are our adversaries, our enemies, and always have been!
    They are, indeed, our enemy.

    If only the Democrats would have discovered that many years ago...

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    You can't play "nicey nice with him!
    I tend to think that you are correct here. I would really prefer that President Trump would not cozy up so closely to an autocrat--and a murderous one, at that.

    But I do understand his reasoning here (as I have noted previously).

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    "We will BURY you!"
    What Nikita Khrushchev uttered some 62 ago (actually, he died in 1971--and spoke these words considerably before that, even) is not really relevant.

    Thanks to the policies of Ronald Reagan, it was the former Soviet Union--now Russia--that was defeated. And thoroughly.

    It is only in a military sense that Russia may have rough parity with the US. In an economic sense, it is...well a basket case.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
    They are, indeed, our enemy.

    If only the Democrats would have discovered that many years ago...
    Reagan did not destroy the Soviet Union!!!! Let's get that strait, rite now!

    It collapsed of its own weight, trying to support an Empire of failure!

    You have been REAGANIZED, believing the false Reagan mythology!



    I tend to think that you are correct here. I would really prefer that President Trump would not cozy up so closely to an autocrat--and a murderous one, at that.

    But I do understand his reasoning here (as I have noted previously).



    What Nikita Khrushchev uttered some 62 ago (actually, he died in 1971--and spoke these words considerably before that, even) is not really relevant.

    Thanks to the policies of Ronald Reagan, it was the former Soviet Union--now Russia--that was defeated. And thoroughly.

    It is only in a military sense that Russia may have rough parity with the US. In an economic sense, it is...well a basket case.
    As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. --H.L. Mencken,

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    Another quote function failure. How effing hard can it be?

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    Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of my lifetime. I stood five feet from the man on two occasions.

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