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Postcard From Kiev: Before And After

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Independence Square... then and now...

h/t Reuters

Trade Unions House... then and now...

h/t @BBCNews


h/t @BenjaminBidder


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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:01 | 4453294 Cult_of_Reason
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Walk of shame for Police in Lutsk, Ukraine; as Police surrenders to Ukrainian People

Ukraine Berkuters (Special Assignment Units) in Ternopil, Ukraine surrendered to Ukrainian People and pledged their allegiance to the People of Ukraine (and not to Putin or Yanukovych)

No more Kremlin puppets. No more corrupt government criminals. Ukrainians are taking their government back!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:05 | 4453314 SamAdams
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Whoops, revolution just got hi-jacked by a central banker.  Oh well, back to oppression and taxes....

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:07 | 4453328 Cap Matifou
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Main square from an other angle, before and after

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:16 | 4453370 Skateboarder
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Just a lot of burnt stuff, really. I don't see ruins or anything (not to diminish the magnitude of the events taken place).

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:22 | 4453398 Sophist Economicus
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*sniff sniff*    I smell a Keynsian construction boom....

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:24 | 4453406 fuu
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I am starting to have doubts about the US backing the protestors, just look at all that gold leaf they could have stripped and sent to Germany.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:25 | 4453414 JoeSexPack
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Ukraine splits easily, at Dnieper, Russkie E & Ukrainian W.


Matches map of language use, about 50% each.


Look out Rothschilds, sounds like a win for Putin.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:46 | 4453492 Joe Davola
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Guess it is true, GOTJ has moved from Cave In Rock.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | 4453696 Anusocracy
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American tax dollars at work breaking windows so everyone can be wealthier.

America has become the nation-state equivalent of a monkey with a loaded gun.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:44 | 4453484 A Nanny Moose
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That's napalm

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:22 | 4453400 TeamDepends
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The lucies are lovin' it!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:18 | 4453377 john39
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ah, another soros funded color revolution...  making the world safe for bankers.  what a mission.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:38 | 4453464 Kirk2NCC1701
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Feb. 24th (Day after Sochi 2014) is nigh. 

Agent provocateurs, foreign NGOs, and pompous shit-disturbers beware: The Iceman Cometh.

p.s. I got the popcorn, plan to enjoy the show when all things will be laid "bear".

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:07 | 4453325 Son of Captain Nemo
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Ukrainians are taking their government back!

Jewish 'Cunt_of Reason' which Ukranians might you be referring to?

Vicky when you are done here they need you back in the square for more Gatorade and Oreo handouts.  Two great American classics that will give your bought and paid for shills the energy they need along with the drugs you've given them to vandalize, maim and kill some more.

Who needs stable currencies and a steady job and economics future when you can get weapons, drugs, oreos and Gatorade instead?!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:09 | 4453335 DoChenRollingBearing
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Well, it is none of our (USA's) business, but I wish the people of Western Ukraine, real Ukrainians, the best of luck with the Russian bear so close by.

The USA cannot be policeman of the world.  Terrible things are going to happen whether we try to stop them or not.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:12 | 4453349 Freddie
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The USA is totally corrupt and immoral. No country in their right mind should want anything from Obama/Oligarch/Soros USSA or Soros/Oligarch EU(SSR).

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:17 | 4453376 Global Hunter
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Rioting so that they can be slaves to Draghi, Yellen, Soros etc. seems like nothing to celebrate to me.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:35 | 4453444 Reference Variable
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If not now, when?

If not this way, how?

I see people fighting... and dying. Fuck, at least they're DOING SOMETHING.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:52 | 4453518 Son of Captain Nemo
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"I see people fighting... and dying. Fuck, at least they're DOING SOMETHING."


That's what David Mayer Rothschild, David Rockefeller and George Soros said.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:10 | 4453611 Reference Variable
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I suppose all should just be complacent with their lot in life huh? If I decide that I'm angry enough to light some fuckers on fire and die doing it Rockefeller and Soros aren't going to get far manipulating me. I'll rage on and you can piss your pants.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:24 | 4453683 Son of Captain Nemo
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To all those Zionist Jews out there that run our Government without a "peep" from the "sheep".

It will be over for you soon enough.  The trouble with guns is that it's usually too fricken late when they come knockin at your door...  Then that nagging guilt (or not) pops into that small self-centered American brain that you should have done more to stop it when your Government fucked everyplace else up!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:06 | 4454229 Anusocracy
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There were some lyrics from the 60s:

We are fightin', fightin' and dyin',

for mighty mighty Zion.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:19 | 4454288 Anusocracy
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Just some evil people trying to replace those evil people in power with evil people that they approve of.

Only in the mind of a complete idiot is that a good thing.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:35 | 4453446 Freddie
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Sad but true.  The Ukrainians should be able to be independent w/o Russia or EU/USSA/NWO deciding their fate.

When you see John Kohn (aka Mr. Ed) bearing free bagels and coffee with the State Dept. aka El See Eye Ahh Dah employees then run the other.  They had pictures of these NWO/Oligarch ***kers down in the square running this op.

Why the long face John? 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:36 | 4453797 general ambivalent
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He's just a nice old man on a boat. You got a chip on your shoulder, comrade? Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Anti-Printing Party?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:35 | 4453795 Renewable Life
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While my gut emotional reaction is to cheer the images of "the people" moltov cocktailing the Government APC and all the rest, once I come down from my rush and realize all thses people are doing is rioting for the "right" to "join" the second most corrupt currency on the planet and MOST corrupt government entity (the EU) on the planet, my excitement is over!

The reason they are rioting in Thailand, Chavezland, and Argentina, is the same as why they are rioting in Ukraine and Bosnia, don't let these propaganda sociopaths in the US and EU tell you otherwise!! The people have lost all of their wealth or most and their toliet paper currency is almost worthless, they can't eat, work, or prosper, and their scared as hell about what they should do about it!  

The answer is NOT the EU or the US, Russia or China, its have a revolution that demands "the people" are paid in something that is going to hold value and protect their wealth, and establish the right to bear arms for all citizens, in order for the average citizen to protect that wealth and value!

2 steps, problems solved, bankers start to commit suicide, rioting stops, people go back to work, economy explodes to the up side, because 75% of economics, is persepction and sense of well being! When you feel safe and secure, you spend and take risks, simple fucking human nature, but these ivy league fuck offs, think there is a PHD needed to explain shit! So enjoy your slavery and servitude, and continue to believe in fairy tales and toilet paper dreams, as we descend into the abyss! i'm sure Yellen will save us all. right??

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:42 | 4453830 general ambivalent
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That is the official media line. A lot of these people want nothing to do with either side, the problem is the competing parties, the duping, and the potential for military violence and continued outside intervention. The transition of a revolutionary organisation is incredibly complex, especially with the force of history pulling the people into multiple corrupt organisations at once.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 23:10 | 4455536 mjcOH1
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"While my gut emotional reaction is to cheer the images of "the people" moltov cocktailing the Government APC and all the rest, once I come down from my rush and realize all thses people are doing is rioting for the "right" to "join" the second most corrupt currency on the planet and MOST corrupt government entity (the EU) on the planet, my excitement is over!"


No.   They have the misguided hope that politicians in the EU would give a shit and  do something to help when Russian tanks roll into Kiev the next time Ukraine decides to say 'Nyet' to Russia.  

They understand the EU sucks balls.   But it's not like they can look to the Kenyan to lead.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:09 | 4453336 Muddy1
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We in the US can learn from these people and start the process peacefully this November.  We can help the process along with vigorous prosecution of banker types, maybe prosecutions will up the body count?  And follow through with some impeachments, recall elections, and finally vigorous voting in the 2016 elections.  The icing on the cake will come with cancelling or revoking ALL of the executive orders written in the past 5 years.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:18 | 4453378 pods
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Yep, everything will go back to normal if we can elect a (conservative, republican, lizard).

Some people never learn.


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:59 | 4453545 SamAdams
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Yes, but next time will be different.... \sarc

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:20 | 4453382 Spastica Rex
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I'm sorry - who is going to do the prosecuting?

edit: Oh, and executive orders made  prior to 2009 are O.K.?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:39 | 4453471 Dr. Destructo
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Why, the same people who slapped Jamie Dimon on the wrist.


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:19 | 4453384 john39
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bankers are backing the rioting in Ukraine.  Americans should learn from that.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:15 | 4453647 TheReplacement
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Da Ukes seem to be pretty unhappy regardless.  If they want to revolt who's to blame them for taking any assistance they can get?  They want a representative government, not corrupt rulers.  Good for them for taking a stand.  Best wishes.  We should sell them guns to defend their rights with.

Maybe the fault lies with those who criticize the Ukes via the safe distance and anonimity of the internet while continuing to support the system (dollars, taxes, corrupt government that supports the bankers) that they blame the Ukes for dealing with.  Wow that sure did boomerang there.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:35 | 4453443 Dr. Engali
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So you believe that the destruction and the usurpation of the U.S.S.A all took place in the last five years.... Gotcha.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:01 | 4453554 Meat Hammer
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He has a Bachelor's degree in Fox News Watching.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:12 | 4453575 Dr. Engali
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Lol... That's funny right there, I don't care who you are.


BTW I thought they only offered ASSociates degrees at Faux news.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:12 | 4453622 Meat Hammer
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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:37 | 4453457 Dr. Destructo
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So we're essentially pouring fresh liquid into a bucket full of holes.

The vast majority of politicians have been bought/paid for by, powerful MNCs, Super PACs, and lobbyists are better represented than the people. Performance of politicians is based on how much money they raise so naturally they're going to go with the likes of Google, JP Morgan, and Goldman Sachs over the average person they're supposed to be representing. Our Supreme Court has also been bought and paid for by the same people, so this renders them completely useless when it comes to defending our rights.

Also when it comes to banker prosecution, do you really expect the DOJ to do their jobs when Jamie Dimon is walking free with only a meager fine when he should be behind bars? Also can we trust the DOJ to conduct and investigation on itself of it's wrongdoing?

No. Our system is completely broken, and participating in it while in it's current form is endorsing and legitimizing this unrepresentative and illegitimate fascist government.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:15 | 4453640 Ignatius
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Obummer says we need to look forward -- not back -- at past mistakes. *


* Goddamn, a lightening bolt just struck outside my door.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:45 | 4453488 Urban Redneck
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The video below is worth a watch (hint: Rinse, Repeat applies, and the same dirty unwashed hands are still pulling strings behind the scenes)

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:30 | 4454579 kchrisc
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Time to do this in every local gun and badge thug district through out the American country. Hold them responsible for their actions, treason and violations of their oaths.


Dear gun and badge thugs,

You will be held responsible for your aggressions against the American people. Article 3, section 3 of the Constitution demands it and Nuremberg Principle IV:

Principle IV states: "The fact that a person acted pursuant to order of his Government or of a superior does not relieve him from responsibility under international law, provided a moral choice was in fact possible to him".

This principle could be paraphrased as follows: "It is not an acceptable excuse to say 'I was just following my superior's orders'".


Dr. Bladelove: Or How I Learned to Standup and Love the Guillotine

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:02 | 4453296 skwid vacuous
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Time for a John Kohn presser?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:07 | 4453587 Meat Hammer
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It'll go something like this:

The U.S. cannot and will not stand idly by and let the Syrian peopl.....huh, what?...oh, right....the Ukranian people have their beloved government overthro....huh?...oh, we want that government gone?..oh, right....the Ukranian people be oppressed by this regime and it's use of chemical weapo...what's that?...Oh, we didn't gas these people?  Just the brown ones?  Uh, freedom must prevail. We promise swift action!

How'd I do?  Do I still get my carrot?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:02 | 4453297 carbonmutant
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How long before Putin invades the Ukraine?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:03 | 4453301 Cult_of_Reason
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Putin CANNOT invade and control Ukraine.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:07 | 4453329 THX 1178
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elaborate please

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:10 | 4453341 Muddy1
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The Ukraine is a sovereign nation.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:14 | 4453369 carbonmutant
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So is Georgia...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:21 | 4453388 Big Corked Boots
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To answer the OP, as long as it takes to move the Olympic security assets from Sochi.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:21 | 4453391 Spastica Rex
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They say the South shall rise again.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:23 | 4453401 pods
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Rex, I don't care what anyone says, you make me chuckle!


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:19 | 4453572 Bioscale
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You know that Georgia has taken South-Ossettia first: During the night of 7 to 8 August 2008, Georgia launched a large-scale military offensive against South Ossetia, in an attempt to reclaim [Russian] territory.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:37 | 4453462 Dapper Dan
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 Sovereign yes, but they need money and soon.

Delivery of $2 bln credit from Russia delayed until Friday-Ukraine government source.

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Delivery of $2 billion credit to Ukraine from Russia, the second tranche of a promised $15 billion aid package, has been delayed until Friday, a Ukrainian government source said on Wednesday.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:54 | 4453527 walküre
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Would you send more funds into a country that is blowing up before your very eyes? Putin is between a rock and a hard place. He doesn't want the Ukrainian government to fold and they need Russia's money to stay in power. He also doesn't want to send good money after bad as he is in deep shyte spending over $50 billion on the Olympics. Russia is not as rich as many here would want to believe. Russia has resources but Russia doesn't have a reserve currency. The ruble is sliding and so are all other EM currencies.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:11 | 4453347 DoChenRollingBearing
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Putin could pull a Stalin in the Ukraine by killing millions.  Then it's his again.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:24 | 4453711 Pure Evil
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Half the country is already his.

He just needs to take Kiev and half of Western Ukraine.

The rest he can give to the EU.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:08 | 4453333 carbonmutant
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Moscow could intervene to defend Ukraine's sovereignty under the terms of the 1994 pact with the United States under which Kiev gave up nuclear weapons inherited from the Soviet Union

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:22 | 4453353 Cult_of_Reason
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What you posted is Russian media (ex-KGB/FBS) propaganda BS.

Please read 1994 Memorandum on Security Assurances again without the RIA Novosti editing.

The United States of America, the Russian Federation, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, reaffirm their obligation to refrain from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of Ukraine, and that none of their weapons will ever be used against Ukraine except in self-defense or otherwise in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:22 | 4453399 carbonmutant
Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:27 | 4453409 Cult_of_Reason
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Kremlin can say anything it wants. They are bluffing and spinning propaganda nonsense.

Do you really think Kremlin would announce their "real" plans in advance?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:36 | 4453452 Herd Redirectio...
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Yes, and Klitschko as the leader of Ukraine is what exactly?  Klitschko is like the story of the country bumpkin who is put in power because he is clueless and easily manipulated to a (king-maker's) own ends.

A virgin, sent to reform a whore house, as it were.  And who is backing him??

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:39 | 4453467 Cult_of_Reason
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Actually, Vitaly Klitschko is a very intelligent individual.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | 4453694 Bioscale
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So is Obamba. I don't think we would agree on the meaning of being intelligent.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 23:09 | 4455588 mjcOH1
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"Kremlin can say anything it wants. They are bluffing and spinning propaganda nonsense.

Do you really think Kremlin would announce their "real" plans in advance?"


Actually, yeah....they can.   Not saying I like his point of view.   But yes.....they can give Mom-jeans the script, with no fear of any effect beyond pointing out to the world that the top US foreign policy priority is making the world safe for the EBT and undocumented Democrats.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:16 | 4453355 Cult_of_Reason
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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:17 | 4453375 kralizec
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He can invade and I predict he will.  Control will be left to his new crop of puppets left behind.  Rinse/repeat as necessary.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:47 | 4453456 Cult_of_Reason
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You don't factor in the economic and political consequences for Russia, Putin (and his Austrian bank accounts), and Russian oligarchs.

There are already talks about freezing their funds in the EU and US. Putin has enough of economic and political problems in Russia.

Ukraine is not Georgia.


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:01 | 4453555 Urban Redneck
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No you've gone full retard.... "talks about freezing their [Russia, Putin] funds in the EU and US."

Some dipshit in Austria can play small ball with some little fish kleptocrat in Ukraine, but the entire Austrian banking system can be brought down in a day by the banks where the big players keep their money (who can't exactly afford a bank run right now and particularly if the Russian banks at Putin's disposal start buying up CDS and shorting their debt).

Welcome to M.A.D. Bankster Edition.

Too bad there wasn't a non-proliferation treaty for digitally interconnected central banks (the world would be a far safer place)

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:49 | 4453508 Winston of Oceania
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He only wants the Russan speaking half, with the naval base also.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:52 | 4453521 Cult_of_Reason
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Putin can't always get what he wants, and he knows it.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:04 | 4453304 Occams_Chainsaw
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Al Gore must be upset at all that carbon being released.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:12 | 4453357 jcaz
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He's thrilled, actually- he's already shopping the sequel and making room on his mantel for his next Nobel.....

If Al really cared about CO,  he'd kill himself and reduce levels by half around the world......

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:14 | 4453365 jcaz
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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:06 | 4453321 StacksOnStacks
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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:10 | 4453342 Dr. Engali
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Lot's of broken windows. Krugman must be getting a woody.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:12 | 4453350 FieldingMellish
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Ukraine on fire, China saber rattling, US printing with abandon... good time to sell gold and silver... smack it hard... no one cares...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:13 | 4453359 novictim
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Meanwhile, in Sochi, I'm seeing Police-Thugs yanking hair, clubbin and surrounding unarmed women.  


The USA and European athletes are disgracing themselves by continuing to participate.

Athletes and Tourists should boycott this BS now.

BTW: Why is Al Jazeera the only media showing us these acts of violence?  Why do I need to rely on Qutar for showing the truth?  Is corporate US media -completely- immasculated today?  Are there no REAL journalistic outlets in the USA anymore?


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:13 | 4453362 novictim
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Meanwhile, in Sochi, I'm seeing Police-Thugs yanking hair, clubbin and surrounding unarmed women.  


The USA and European athletes are disgracing themselves by continuing to participate.

Athletes and Tourists should boycott this BS now.

BTW: Why is Al Jazeera the only media showing us these acts of violence?  Why do I need to rely on Qutar for showing the truth?  Is corporate US media -completely- immasculated today?  Are there no REAL journalistic outlets in the USA anymore?


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:13 | 4453363 novictim
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Meanwhile, in Sochi, I'm seeing Police-Thugs yanking hair, clubbin and surrounding unarmed women.  


The USA and European athletes are disgracing themselves by continuing to participate.

Athletes and Tourists should boycott this BS now.

BTW: Why is Al Jazeera the only media showing us these acts of violence?  Why do I need to rely on Qutar for showing the truth?  Is corporate US media -completely- immasculated today?  Are there no REAL journalistic outlets in the USA anymore?


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:16 | 4453372 Dr. Engali
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I know you have something you want to say, but once is enough.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:22 | 4453393 pods
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But that is much different Doc than when our policia run the homeless out of town when there is a high level convention going on.


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:29 | 4453423 Dr. Engali
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Homeless? We don't have homeless in Merika Pods. We have temporarily displaced citizens whose temporary displacement just happens to be permanent. 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | 4453690 Meat Hammer
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Doc, you obviously haven't received your 2014 political correctness thesaurus. I'll ask Nancy Pelosi to get you one, post-haste.

Homeless people are now free from the oppression of paying for a roof over their heads and clean, warm clothing.  Homeless people are henceforth to be called "Liberated Americans".

We can talk about it more at FEMA camp.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:28 | 4453742 Pure Evil
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Well, actually they're liberated from having to bathe daily.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:22 | 4453692 SDShack
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And they're "freed" by 0zer0care from their dead end job that they only did because they needed healthcare....  to pursue their lifelong dream of living in a storm drain.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:44 | 4453485 Freddie
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State Dept employees must file everything in triplicate since Mr. Soros and the oligarchs took over.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:19 | 4453385 Toolshed
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" Are there no REAL journalistic outlets in the USA anymore?"

Did you just wake up after a multi-decade sleep? The US MSM has been nothing but a propoganda machine for quite some time now.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:43 | 4453835 novictim
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Ya, I just woke up.  


Do you have trouble distinguishing rhetorical comments from actual questions?  How old are you?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:23 | 4453404 NOZZLE
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NoVictim, Russia has the absolute right to determine whether it wants to turn itself into a destination for sodomites.  There is noting redeeming or useful about fudgepacking or bulldyke clamlickers.  You animals have destroyed the Catholic church and its pretty obvious that your overall goal is to stamp out Christianity wherever you find it.  I thank God that Putin has the ability to stand up and say "Nyet" to you and your pervert mental defect behavior.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:29 | 4453425 pods
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Okay, I read that thrice and still have no fucking clue as to how that related to any of the triplicate posts you responded to.

BTW, the Catholic Church destroyed the Catholic Church.


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:44 | 4453469 fuu
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He is replying to: "I'm seeing Police-Thugs yanking hair, clubbin and surrounding unarmed women"


2 members of the "punk" band Pussy Riot were detained on the 18th in Sochi. In 2012 two members were arrested for hooliganism and sentenced to 2 years in prison, a third was freed on probation. The two imprisoned were released in 2013 as part of a general amnesty for non-violent offenders but were detained in Sochi and were released in a few hours.


The band promotes feminism, gay rights, and thinks Putin is a dictator.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:34 | 4453775 akak
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The band promotes feminism, gay rights, and thinks Putin is a dictator.

And they would wrong in that latter assessment, how exactly?

If you believe that Putin is some putative friend of democracy and limited government, I have some beachfront Arizona property to sell you.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:53 | 4453792 fuu
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Who, besides NOZZLE, said they were? Or were you offering to sell him land on Arizona Bay?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:36 | 4453450 Tsar Pointless
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You misspelled your name. It's "N-A-Z-I".

FIFY. You're welcome.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:45 | 4453487 Dr. Engali
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"You animals have destroyed the Catholic church and its pretty obvious that your overall goal is to stamp out Christianity wherever you find it."


As a Catholic I can honestly say that's it's people like you who are destroying Christianity. You pretend to be a Christian, yet you are so full of hate. You miss the whole message.  

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 22:23 | 4455463 TheReplacement
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It can be hard not to get angry at people who are hellbent on destroying you and everything you believe in.  We just people, not Jesus.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:36 | 4453801 novictim
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Yes, Russia has that right.  And we Americans have the right to pull-out of these Olympics.  

Regarding your insane rant about what other people do in the privacy of their own homes I cannot say enough bad things about it.

Regarding the Church of the Tooth Fairy Coin Exchange, where does responsibility lie?  One could blame Celebacy as a concept, or one could blame the Church's cult of secrecy, or blame the idea that the ends justify the means philosophy within that institution...but I think that if you are to find the real blame for the child rape scandal then you must look to the foundations of Religion itself.  But blaming the 5-10% of the polulation that are homosexual as the cause of the crimes is just STUPID.


Religion asks that you trade REASON for FAITH.  Caveat Emptor, NOZZLE!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:27 | 4454044 NOZZLE
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Victim, go pull out of your boyfriend's a-hole, a-hole.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:36 | 4454084 novictim
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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:25 | 4453413 john39
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did they also take babies out of incubators and let them die?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:30 | 4453429 pods
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They are fast on their way to establishing a Caliphate complete with rape rooms.


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:13 | 4453627 novictim
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Did you see incubator babies on the floor by live TV?  

When you go about labeling actual live feeds as "propaganda" aren't you just saying you don't want us to know the truth or that the on-the-ground situation embarrasses you?


If what you see---LIVE---is not fact then what is?


Aren't you the enemy of "the facts" in this case?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:35 | 4453448 exartizo
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ummmm... I believe that's "emasculated" you misspelled three times.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:00 | 4453551 novictim
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when I rush I mispell.  Does it really matter?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:34 | 4453780 Pure Evil
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When your done, just click on the spelling check button and search for red dashed underlined words, then right click over that word for the correct spelling, then choose the right word to replace.

Of course, it does nothing for grammatically incorrect sentences.

Don't feel bad, a lot of bloggers on ZH need to learn how to use this tool.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:48 | 4453858 novictim
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You Rok! (Ironee intended)

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:26 | 4454040 V in PA
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Can you explain how to do taht on an Android? I can't find the right click.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:40 | 4453474 Freddie
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Qatar is friends with the Saudis.  Both of them along with Turkey, Jordan, Israel are trying to take over Syria.  

They are part of the NWO-oligarches-elites.

Shameful that idiots still watch TV like idiots.   Idiots following the evil Russia evil Putin NWO line from some games run by the corrupt IOC are easily fooled.  Who cares about the stupid NWO games where they are pushing the gay agenada and the bad Russia agenda. 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:18 | 4453661 novictim
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Now try to absorb this one, Fred:

I am against the intervention in Syria.  I think the Sarin gas was a false flag operation.


And I am in favor of the indigenous Ukrainian Population push for European integration/EU membership.


Did your head explode?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:42 | 4453477 Freddie
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Must be linch time at the State Dept.  Are you posting from an iPad at a local bagel place close to Foffgy Bottom?  We know .gov blocks ZH.   Keep up the good works for Mr. Soros.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:24 | 4453411 maskone909
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I am revisiting a modern classic produced by non other than ice cube "we be clubbin'".

Gives me an entirely new perspective. Elegant, profound, and foretelling.

Carry on

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:54 | 4453886 novictim
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"Yo dog, on da' by in Sochi, I's seein' Police-Thugs yankin' hair, clubbin an' surroundin' unarmed bitchez... "

You likey?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:25 | 4453415 Martin Silenus
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Prison for praise is not worth thinking

Sin is still in and our ballots are shrinking

So unleash the dogs, the only solution

Forgive and forget, fuck no,

I'm talking about a revolution


Vote with a bullet

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:33 | 4453433 LordAarioc
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MSM has real journalist ? They are all CIA ops performing the playbook from NSA and Pentagon of Social Engineering. Didn't you know WWIII Started the day after WWII except the last battle field is THE MIND. Propaganda in the Media and the Music Industry plays a huge role in controlling the Sheeple.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:43 | 4453482 Herd Redirectio...
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Yep.  Even so-called educated people will take their social and political cues FROM CELEBRITIES!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:47 | 4453498 Reference Variable
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Anyone else get that paid shill drift from these boards lately?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:01 | 4453558 janus
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especially in the votes...almost like gang-voting.  you see the block come and target a specific post for specific reasons.

an attempt to manipulate the herd instinct may not work so well here on the Hedge...we don't play along with the rules of game theory.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:06 | 4453578 novictim
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ZH is all about the Herd...or is it Lemmings?

Ooooh!  No misspellings! 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:07 | 4453590 fuu
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The arrows were the worst feature Sac ever implemented.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:18 | 4453671 Oldwood
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I did that. You were just begging for it!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:55 | 4453531 besnook
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meanwhile, in what may be described as the politically gay usa, the american people chant usa!usa!usa! while being seduced for a good butt raping by their .gov, anticipating the pleasure of an unlubricated prostate massage.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:01 | 4453559 pcrs
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New oppression allways start with:"This army is by and for the people"

but it needs to be paid so if you do not cough up some dough, we will shoot you.


Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:02 | 4453564 novictim
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Sorry for the repostes...I'm using the cable monopoly and the lag is horrible.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:10 | 4453615 Bioscale
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I got also a maintenance page minutes ago after waiting for comment submission.. Spotted the ZH Drupal secrets.. but the rules say don't talk...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:14 | 4453637 Save_America1st
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see what happens when you take the fluoride outta the drinking water?  The natives start to wake the fuck up and get energized to beat some corrupt ass!

Half of Americans have been so dumbed down, passified, drugged, psychologically manipulated, brainwashed, menaced, threatened, spoiled, and totally pussified that they can't possibly fathom what it would take to fight back against the ciminal, NWO, MUTANTS who have taken over our government and who aim to destroy the country completely.

But one day...I see this shit happening here.  I think it's inevitable.  The MUTANTS are going to cross the line just far enough to try and really bring the hammer down on the people and that's when things are gonig to get REAL, real fast.

They've been planning this shit up for well over a 100 years to take America down from within and they're closer than ever right know they can taste it and they sure as hell aren't just going to stop all on their own, pack shit up and go on home, are they???  Fuck no.  They've spent over 100 years getting ready for this and they want to make this shit finally come true no matter what the cost. 

I think that will be their major mistake though.  They're going to get jumpy and try to pull something off too soon or too obvious and wreckless and that will be our moment to fuck them up once and for all.  They will fuck up bad and totally expose themselves with no where to hide, and that will be the moment when the sleeping giant finally wakes up.  And it's going to be seriously pissed off. 

The MUTANTS think they're in control...and to a large extent they are at the top levels, and so they've gained all the top ground.  But they aren't as strong as they want us to believe they are.  There's no way they can subdue this entire nation and just lock us all in FEMA camps.  Fuck that.

Larry Grathwohl already said that the MUTANTS were planning to have to kill at least 25 million of us back in the 70's if they succeeded in taking America over.  You know those fuckers would now have to kill at least 100 million just to start, and there's no way they could pull that off before we got to every last one of them first and ripped their heads off. 

We're the most heavily armed nation on the planet and more and more sheeple are finally waking the fuck up and getting ready for some battle action against the MUTANTS.

Nearly 100 million Americans own nearly 300 million guns and billions and billions of rounds of ammunition.  And most of us grew up with guns, know how to use them very well, understand some low to very high level of military tactics, are organized or can operate alone, have been preparing for many years, and won't take shit from any fucking MUTANTS once the shit hits the fan. 

Law enforcement and military won't turn against American citizens.  The vast majority are good people and are patriots.  They aren't going to put up with orders from MUTANTS to turn against citizens.  They have families to protect as well.  Yes there will be quite a lot of bad guys, that's for sure...there always are. 

And I have no doubt what-so-ever that foreign troops/Hessian-types, mercenaries, and other evil scum will most definitely join the MUTANTS against us.  But there's no fucking way they could overcome millions upon millions of pissed off and heavily armed Americans for a sustainable amount of time being here on foreign ground.  The odds are heavily stacked against them in the medium and long term of an extended conflict.

But after they're wiped out or have turned tail and run away, that's when it'll be time to start chopping the MUTANTS heads off for their crimes against the Republic.  Most, I'm sure, will have left the country to hide far away.  They'll be hunted down like Nazi's and hung like Saddam Hussein.  I'd prefer firing squads and guillotines for them.

So just keep images like these and of the other civil uprisings that have been occurring around the world over the last 4 years or so in your mind always.  I'm sure scenes like this will eventually be happening in our own towns and cities once the MUTANTS do something stupid to provoke it in a False Flag attack in order to blame it on Veterans, Constitutionalists, Christians, Ron Paul supporters, Libertarians, "preppers", 2nd Amendment supporters, etc. 

I'm 100% confident that nobody labeled as such will be the first ones to pull the'll definitely be those acting on behalf of the MUTANTS who will make the first move with a False Flag event/attack of some kind.  After that it's going to be on like Donkey Kong and the treasonous MUTANTS will be shown no mercy because we all have to know they won't be showing us any mercy either. 

So just remember...get prepared mentally, physically, and however else you feel you need in order to be ready for it one of these days.

Because zombies are fake...but MUTANTS are REAL, and they are the enemy of our freedom and the future of America.










Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:09 | 4454245 The.Harmless.Who
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You left out the most important letter....






They are the real threat and current danger to the world. 


Fucking talmudic cunts the lot of them. A plague on their temples. 



Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:17 | 4453656 ramacers
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patty-cake stuff; need real anarchy.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:23 | 4453705 novictim
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The best manifestation of Anarchy in it's true, intellectual roots is a Worker/Collective owned business.


It is not graffiti or broken windows.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:31 | 4454068 Spastica Rex
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The current definition of anarchy is "lawlessness and chaos."

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:30 | 4454060 rsnoble
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The key is burning down the building BEFORE the fucking rats escape.......or at least have several well armed snipers to pick their sorry asses off when they run out in flames screaming and hollering about what's going to happen to all their money!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:55 | 4454443 NoWayJose
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Amazing that people are out in mass rallies in the Ukraine, protesting FAR LESS tryanny than the people of the Unites States have been subjected to....

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