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Original post made by Sean, Midtown, on Mar 3, 2014

Sarah Palin (2008): After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision and moral equivalence, the kind of response that would only encourage Russia's Putin to invade Ukraine next."

Barack Obama/Hillary Clinton (2009): Reset button

Palin did not read the New York Times, on any regular basis, so she was mocked by the liberals. How did she get it so right, while the liberals, who mocked her, got it so wrong? Maybe she just took a look at Russia, from Alaska (it is only three miles away), and used her judgment.

Putin does not fear Obama (why should he?). One suggestion for Obama, going forward: Never use the two words "red line" again.









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Posted by Mr.Recycle
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 3, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Should have voted for Romney, at least he recognized Russia was an enemy.

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Posted by Coconuts
a resident of Stanford
on Mar 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm

If you subscribe online to Stratfor, you will learn that Obama is very naive, lives in another world, and is in no way qualified to lead any nation.


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Posted by Bush mancrushed Putin
a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 3, 2014 at 7:43 pm

Bush looked into Putin's eyes and told us: "I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul."

And Condy Rice was the Russian Expert™ who was told "Bin Ladin Determined To Attack In US" but let George stay on vacation in Crawford for a month.

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Posted by reality, not GOP Coconuts
a resident of Atherton
on Mar 3, 2014 at 7:48 pm

According to Forbes, Bush buddy Putin is facing some stiff problems - Web Link

Follow the money -

1) The Russian benchmark stock index, the MICES, is down 10% or more (it has been down as much as 11.2% earlier today), the biggest drop in at least five years (depending on the close).

2) The Russian ruble reached all time lows against the euro and the dollar. To prop it up the Russian central bank—on a "temporary" basis—raised interest rates 1.5%, from 5.5 to 7.0%, and spent $10 billion toward the same end. This will significantly hamper growth in Russia unless they lower those rates fast.

3) Shares of the corporation Gazprom, the Russian Federation's gas monopoly, are also down 10%.

4) The yield the Russian government has to pay on its state bonds is near a record high.

5) Foreign capital reserves for Russia are at a multi-year low.



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Posted by Sean Puff Mommy Palin
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:59 pm

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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Mar 4, 2014 at 4:10 am

Russia has 3 times more foreign capital reserves than the U.S.


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Posted by interest rates
a resident of Mayfield
on Mar 4, 2014 at 11:23 am

Does that matter?

Seems if they have to pay 4 or 5 percent for money, when the world is lined up to give the US money at a mere pittance, is the big deal.


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Posted by Sean
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:05 pm

Red Storm Rising.

Obama/Clinton sinking.

Palin/McCain musing and accusing. Palin nailed it.

Romney: I told you so (except that he wouldn't say so, but he could).

Obama needs to look into his own soul, and figure out why he got it so wrong. Maybe he can read Chamberlain's letters, especially that "peace in our time" missive.

We are in decline.



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Posted by Shawn
a resident of Green Acres
on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:08 am

Putin invaded Georgia in 2008 - remember McCain saying: "we are all Georgians, now" ?

Bush did nothing. McCain could care less that Russian troops are STILL IN GEORGIA. What has the half term quitter Sarah Palin said about Georgia in THE LAST SIX YEARS?

Nothing.

Anything from Palin is drivel. Reading from A Nicole Simpson/Steve Schmidt written speech during the McCain campaign is NOT a prediction, or foresight on her part. She doesn't even read newspapers, ferchrissakes!


NEWS UPDATE: Sarah Half Termer takes credit for predicting that republican Ike would not take action in Budapest against the Russian invasion!!

In 1958.


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