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President Obama Warns Ukraine Against "Crossing The Line"

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The US is adding its $0.02 to the international condemnation of the actions under way in Ukraine - desparate to re-write Victoria Nuland's narrative of "f##k the EUR" and political manipulation. President Obama, having not learned his lesson the last time he drew a red line, has come out swinging...

  • OBAMA:`THERE WILL BE CONSEQUENCES IF PEOPLE STEP OVER THE LINE'
  • OBAMA SAYS U.S. CONDEMNS UKRAINE VIOLENCE IN `STRONGEST TERMS'
  • OBAMA:MILITARY SHOULDN'T ACT WHERE CIVILIANS CAN RESOLVE ISSUES

Of course, it's unclear if open military action against civilians is 'crossing the line' but we await Putin's response.

More from the WSJ:

The Obama administration is considering sanctions against Ukraine, possibly in concert with European allies, saying the threat of penalties may push the government in Kiev to halt the deadly violence there.

 

"All of us are deeply disturbed," Secretary of State John Kerry said during a brief appearance in Paris with his French counterpart. "We are talking about the possibility of sanctions or other steps with our friends in Europe and elsewhere in order to try to create the environment for compromise."

 

Mr. Kerry and other U.S. officials didn't detail what those sanctions might entail, but the administration in the past has held out the threat of individual sanctions, typically steps that freeze assets and limit travel.

 

The threat from the U.S. comes after violent clashes in Kiev this week have claimed the lives of at least 25 people and as the Obama administration and its European counterparts try to get a handle on the situation.

 

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has blamed opposition leaders for the violence, while opposition leaders said the government was responsible.

 

Ben Rhodes, a deputy National Security Adviser to President Barack Obama, said the administration hopes the threat of sanctions will quell some of the violence. "We have made it clear we would consider taking action against individuals who are responsible for acts of violence within Ukraine," he said while traveling with Mr. Obama to Mexico. Mr. Obama is headed to Mexico, among other reasons, to discuss trade.

 


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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:17 | Link to Comment gbresnahan
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Oh shit here we go with drawing lines again.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:18 | Link to Comment redpill
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A stark red line*

 

that isn't very straight, changes frequently and is made with crayaon

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:18 | Link to Comment dow jones 20000
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washable childrens marker*

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:19 | Link to Comment camaro68ss
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you what happens with obama draws lines....they get crossed

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | Link to Comment redpill
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Yeah WATCH it Ukraine or we'll...we'll...uh...ISSUE A STATEMENT!

 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:23 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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While extremely sad & deplorable, the US should just stay out of this.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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Shit just got real. Obama wearing "angry face":

http://cbsminnesota.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/102970180_10.jpg

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Thought Processor
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Wait.......  who's the bad guy?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:35 | Link to Comment 1000 splendid suns
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"OBAMA:MILITARY SHOULDN'T ACT WHERE CIVILIANS CAN RESOLVE ISSUES"

Just like in Boston, huh Barry? Fuck off.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment InjectTheVenom
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DO NOT cross the red line or else THIS you gotta deal with THIS guy . . . .

http://0.tqn.com/d/politicalhumor/1/0/B/w/2/obama-riding-bumper-car.jpg

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:55 | Link to Comment johnQpublic
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lines, lines, every where theres lines, blocking out the scenery, breaking my mind, do this dont do that dont you cross that line

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:59 | Link to Comment wintermute
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Drawing lines and daring people to cross them is a memory from childhood school days. 

Obama - GROW UP!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:11 | Link to Comment Iocosus
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Obama draws lines, then does them.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:15 | Link to Comment wallstreetapost...
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Obama draws the lines and Putin erases them....

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:16 | Link to Comment Cult_of_Reason
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Smeshko, former head of SBU: "People will rise up like an ocean wave, should Maidan be dissolved"

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:21 | Link to Comment derek_vineyard
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is O gunna launch a transformer toy from his bathtub?

are O and putin coming out on the same team for this one?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:36 | Link to Comment HyBrasilian
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Well if you're gonna draw lines, you'd better borrow Birinyi's ruler...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:15 | Link to Comment Yes We Can. But...
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The line will be drawn with blood unless this feckless douchebag Obama wanders off the international stage soon.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:56 | Link to Comment Antifaschistische
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OBAMA WILL NOT SIT BY IDLY AND LET ANYONE, IN ANY NATION, RESIST "GOVERNMENT".   (okay, there's the muslim brotherhood exception but that's another story)

Governments MUSt stick together to maintain the STATUS QUO and suppress all resistance.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:56 | Link to Comment boogerbently
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More words for obama to eat when it's HIS turn to act.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:01 | Link to Comment franzpick
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O'Boy's red line threats have absolutely nothing to do with the upcoming Ukrainian regime change, and EVERYTHING to do with THREATENING Americans against similarly expressing their growing anti-gov't dissent, and INTIMIDATING them from taking to the American streets and Freedom Parks, lighting fires and beginning the final pushback against our doomed and corrupt political  and financial powers.

O'Boys message is aimed at YOU.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:50 | Link to Comment SWRichmond
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III-percenter warns New York State Police against "crossing the line":

http://sipseystreetirregulars.blogspot.com/2014/02/an-open-letter-to-men...

 

 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:49 | Link to Comment spankfish
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Wonder if he is relying on Pussy Riot as backup?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment Ignatius
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Obama wants some of that 'Occupy Compassion'. *


* Coordinated Federal sweep and crackdown.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:45 | Link to Comment franzpick
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When you see that your 'open mouth' Ukraine policy has proven fruitless O'Boy, it may be time for you to go back to school and brush up the effectiveness of gunboat diplomacy.  We Americans are behind you. NOT.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:11 | Link to Comment nuclearsquid
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This is all over only 25 people?  I think that many brown people died in the last 30 seconds.

 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:58 | Link to Comment GolfHatesMe
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I think it was because of a Youtube video

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:00 | Link to Comment TBT or not TBT
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The Iranians who died in the '09 demonstrations for freedom there were damned closed to white. The Jarret administration didnt like the pro American optics there, so barely mentioned it. The regime there hates us, and Obama hates us.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:19 | Link to Comment Overfed
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O'bomb-a takes out more than that when he signs off on a drone-strike.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:33 | Link to Comment Van Halen
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And all those brown people died at the hands of the Obama Leftwing military machine which is churning out the bodies at this moment even though the administration and their media allies want you to stay focused on zombies, sports, and Kardashians.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:46 | Link to Comment john39
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how about how the U.S. government treated the 80 something year old nun this week with a prison sentence for breaking in to protest at a nuclear facility?   

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:48 | Link to Comment Spastica Rex
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I was impressed.

/Catholic

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:02 | Link to Comment TBT or not TBT
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Holder upholds rule of law, blind justice for all.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:42 | Link to Comment Renewable Life
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Nobody panic, our leader has a Nobel Peace Prize, everything is going to be ok!!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:56 | Link to Comment johnQpublic
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nobel not bush prize more like it

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:57 | Link to Comment duo
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"I have an army and I have drones, and I am going to use them if congress won't act".

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment kralizec
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Yes, MomJeans should shut up and stay out.  PutinTat should shut up and stay out.  But nobody is shutting up therefor the latter looks to be in play...

Bastards!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:45 | Link to Comment superflex
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Does this mean were going to run another frigate aground but this time on the Russian side of the Black Sea.

Scary stuff from Choom Boy

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment General Decline
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Well now this is totally appropriate. Obama can point out the speck in his brother's eye because he, himself does not have a plank in his own eye.

Do I need the sarc tag?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment NoDebt
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Simple question, if I may?  Which side is Obama warning?

Him and is freaking "folks".  Folks who?  Politician folks?  Military folks?  Street protester folks?  Putin folks?  Who?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:34 | Link to Comment BoNeSxxx
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You left out 'His own CIA folks'

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:54 | Link to Comment beaglebog
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I agree, the US is extremely sad and deplorable.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 19:38 | Link to Comment LMAOLORI
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"While extremely sad & deplorable, the US should just stay out of this."

^^^^^^^^^^

This - they have been trying to reignite those orange revolution flames since they lost last time. This is about Russia they could care less how much those people suffer.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:33 | Link to Comment SDShack
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LOL - I wrote on another Ukraine post yesterday that the USSA response would be a sternly worded letter and an angry TOTUS speech. Still waiting on the letter... 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:25 | Link to Comment viahj
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and this is why we need to bail out the USPS

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:30 | Link to Comment Raging Debate
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Redpill - I would not be so sure about that. Remember Georiga/Ossetia? Russia really does tend to act like a bear, this one hits Putin's pride as well as strategic interests. Russia has rebuilt to say: "Pay us fairly for further energy access in our direct sphere of influence."

If we dont want to or willing that is a market choice. Putin isn't a saint but I think on this one you pay a little respect.

A mature political statement from a President would have been like this : "The United States and allies have trade opportunities with Ukraine we would like to further explore but it is in the best interests of our citizens to take a step back and increase our dialogue with the Russians and consider cooperative arrangements to consider the safety of the Ukranian citizens above all else."

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:38 | Link to Comment 2¢Wurth
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If you cross his line he'll hold his breath until his lips turn blue.  He holds his breath a lot, judging from the few pictures I can stand to look at - must have had a lot of practice in his yut'.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | Link to Comment Winston Churchill
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That's because he draws them in pink.
Matches his tutu.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment youngman
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It better not be an Orange line....

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment El Vaquero
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Boehner Lines

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | Link to Comment Skid Marks
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somebody please get Barry an Etch A Sketch

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:29 | Link to Comment SmallerGovNow2
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+1 for the tan lines...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment Mountainview
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You mean the Assad line?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:20 | Link to Comment slotmouth
Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:23 | Link to Comment Urban Redneck
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Did John Cleese join the White House speech writing staff?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment Winston Churchill
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Wish he would , far too truthful in his humor
for Our Dear Leader.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:18 | Link to Comment Headbanger
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Yeah but THIS time it's double dare ya and he really, really means it too!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:36 | Link to Comment SDShack
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So next time it will be a Triple Dog Dare Ya?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:09 | Link to Comment Temporalist
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WHOA!  WHOA!  I don't think we're ready to go there!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:56 | Link to Comment onewayticket2
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guys, havent you figured out that liberal words have an expiration date?

 

"if you like your red line, you can keep it"

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 22:31 | Link to Comment mjcOH1
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"So next time it will be a Triple Dog Dare Ya?"

 

Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] NOW it was serious. A double-dog-dare. What else was there but a "triple dare you"? And then, the coup de grace of all dares, the sinister triple-dog-dare!

Obama: I TRIPLE-dog-dare ya!

Ralphie as Adult:: [narrating] (gasp) Obama created a slight breach of etiquette by skipping the triple dare and going right for the throat!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:56 | Link to Comment spankfish
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DAMN!!! He went right past the double dog dare, to triple dog dare... shits getting crazy!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:20 | Link to Comment Canadian Dirtlump
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Whether this leads to war or not, with all the western sponsored meddling, one thing is clear. SOmeone or something is getting increasingly desperate to fulfill scripture in numerous good books.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment magpie
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Pretty pointless, since they will only find out that they are the bad guys...once again.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment Oxbo Rene
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I guess they haven't got any sand up there, so, no
"line in the sand" this time .............

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment Stoploss
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BARRY.................

"I WANT A NO FLY ZONE!!!!!  WAA!  WAA!!"

 

Try that............

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:34 | Link to Comment lordylord
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The Ukraine government is being to obvious and heavy handed.  You need a more subtle touch like in the US.  You need to bribe half the population with free shit and threaten the other half with the IRS, NSA, CIA, FBI, DHS, TSA, FDA, ATF.........

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:37 | Link to Comment williambanzai7
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Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:08 | Link to Comment TheFourthStooge-ing
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Fucking hilarious.

BTW, is it just me, or does all of the propaganda coming out of Vichy DC sound like early 1980s vintage Radio Moscow broadcasts?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:13 | Link to Comment silvermail
Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:20 | Link to Comment Freddie
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F***ing Democrats who voted for this as the Dems love the Oligarchs along with the NEO Con RINOs like McCain and Cantor.   Democrats who voted for this should be ashamed like that bagel boy who posts here. 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:45 | Link to Comment stant
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Wester Ukraine has just now declared independence

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:54 | Link to Comment rubiconsolutions
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This president uses an "Etch A Sketch" to conduct foreign policy and draw lines. Kind of goes along with the Fed's "Play Doh"....or is it "Play Dough"?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:17 | Link to Comment BTCTalks
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Oh. My. God. - Again?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:20 | Link to Comment BoNeSxxx
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Send them the hollow points

...oh yea, those are for US.  Never mind.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:28 | Link to Comment lordylord
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Civilians should not own guns.  Why would you ever need a gun?  [End sarcasm]  Do libtards ignore shit like this or do they live in a different reality?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment greatbeard
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>> Do libtards ignore shit like this

You mistakenly assume liberals don't own guns.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:43 | Link to Comment stormsailor
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i read where a military armory was broken into in the ukraine 15000 automatic weapons and 150k rounds of ammo were stolen.

 

some of those protesters might shoot back.

 

something else running through my mind, would the ukrainian soldiers actually open fire?  i mean they all have moms,dads,maybe wife and children,  maybe siblings standing in that crowd?

 

i havn't seen any shooting yets?  wonder what they are waiting for.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:50 | Link to Comment superflex
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It was linked here that it was 1,500 guns and 100,000 rounds of ammo

By tomorrow, it will be 1,500,000 fully automatic AK-47 assault rifles with 30 caliber clip magazines and scary pistol grips, 1,500 shouder fired AA missiles and a few SS-20s just for giggles.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:23 | Link to Comment Freddie
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1500 guns and 100,000 rounds of ammo.  Sounds like what most small streets in places like Alabama, SC, GA and other southern states have.   Most people probably own 5 guns per house average.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:27 | Link to Comment Overfed
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Sounds like my closet before the boating accident.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:10 | Link to Comment stormsailor
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think i'll up the average on my way home.  my mka just came in, and the extra magazines.  gonna make up a big batch of waxslugs and shoot it till the cows come home. just to see if it jams

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:30 | Link to Comment viahj
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so, you're saying that we will have another Benghazi?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:53 | Link to Comment superflex
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No.  Just pointing out how the telephone game works.

Just like all the pics of toilets and missing manholes in Sochi took on a life of it's own due to some begrudged cocksuckers tweets (Johnny Weir)

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:56 | Link to Comment Raging Debate
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Superflex - Ya, everyone who defends themselves from further economic ooga-booga is a terrorist, an enemy of state.

All globally should just hand over all assets immediately or be termed terrorist. Because the politicians and those who bribe them need another yacht to ski behind. How dare you deny them of yacht #2!!! After all, you can't fit any more whores, blow or special vintages on the yacht one! But the little people just don't understand the complexities of geopolitics from their prospective so carry on... After all how many yachts do YOU own?!?!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:55 | Link to Comment V in PA
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Just use different soliders (private security perhaps). Dress them up like Ukrainian soliders. Problem solved.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:31 | Link to Comment lordylord
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US or UN soldiers would be happy to oblige. 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 19:34 | Link to Comment LMAOLORI
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Laws are for the people with no connections - here's another from the do as they say not as they do crowd.

 

Top Cuomo aide granted waiver after repeatedly breaking NY gun law

 

snip

 

A top aide to strict gun-grabbing New York Gov.Andrew Cuomo has been granted a waiver for carrying a firearm at government offices in violation of state law.

 

http://www.bizpacreview.com/2014/02/15/top-cuomo-aide-granted-waiver-aft...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:29 | Link to Comment lordylord
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My apologies.  When I say liberals, I don't mean it in the traditional sense. I mean democrats aka progressives aka socialists/fascists/statists.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:05 | Link to Comment spankfish
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"An announcement by the SBU, the Ukraine state security service, offered a new indication of turmoil extending beyond Kiev."

“In many regions of the country, municipal buildings, offices of the Interior Ministry, state security and the prosecutor general, army units and arms depots, are being seized,” Oleksandr Yakimenko, the head of the SBU, said in a statement."

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/20/world/europe/ukraine.html?hpw&rref=world

 

Shits about to get real ugly...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:17 | Link to Comment dow jones 20000
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Because Baracka ALWAYS keeps his word when it comes to lines being crossed.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:17 | Link to Comment camaro68ss
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another "red line", you got UKRAINE scared now

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:17 | Link to Comment pods
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Line in the sand!  FTMFW.

pods

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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@VladPutinWrestlesBears

#LeeetleObamaGoesSqueekSqueekLikeMouse

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:19 | Link to Comment Zymurguy
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Don't worry, Putin will put our gentle leader back in his place...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:19 | Link to Comment Zymurguy
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... as his bitch.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:33 | Link to Comment skwid vacuous
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I have a new idea for UFC 176: Putin v Obozo, for the future of Central Europe ...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:36 | Link to Comment DoChenRollingBearing
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Six months later all of Central Europe would be speaking Russian...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 21:04 | Link to Comment Escapedgoat
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I already am PRACTICING.....do I get a biscuit???

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 03:18 | Link to Comment BorisTheBlade
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NET! Only after a couple of shots of vodka on empty stomach.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment SDShack
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Would that be Moochell the wookie, or Valerie Bat Face Jarret?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:17 | Link to Comment Zymurguy
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I'd put my money on the Wookie.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:19 | Link to Comment drooley
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ill bash ur fken ead in i sware on me mum

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:19 | Link to Comment wisehiney
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On behalf of all Patriot Ukrainians - "FUCK YOU oBUMMER WEASEL!"

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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And again I ask, would Obama do the same if a few hundred thousand showed up in DC demanding his resignation?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment SmallerGovNow2
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How bout a few million?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:15 | Link to Comment TPTB_r_TBTF
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we will find out on May 16 when the Rednecks descend on DC.

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=operation+american+spring

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:28 | Link to Comment resurger
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Nikka please!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:43 | Link to Comment silvermail
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In Ukraine, about 20 policemen killed. 11 of them died from gunshot wounds. Others were beaten to death mob thugs or burned alive.
How are called those who kill police from firearms?
How are called those who throw in police and public buildings, Molotov cocktails?
Why all the Western media so stubbornly want to be called conventional armed Bandits and Terrorists only as: "Activists"?

If I come to the U.S. and start throwing heavy stones and Molotov cocktails at the police, how long will I live after that?

And how much I'd have to throw heavy stones and Molotov cocktails, before I'll be shot dead by the police?

How after will be to write about me in the newspapers:

- "Civilian man" was shot dead by the Police? the

- Or maybe: "Activist" was shot dead by the Police?

If my actions in the United States called "terrorism", then why in Ukraine, exactly the same actions are called "protests civilians and some activists"?

 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:06 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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You should always find out what side the press supports before you pick up the first stone.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:23 | Link to Comment walküre
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The correct term should be revolutionaries. When people REVOLT against their current government, democrat or not makes no difference. The opposing group is revolting, therefore called REVOLUTIONARIES.

There is a full blown REVOLUTION underway in The Ukraine. This is not small potatoe handful of "activist" groups starting a fire on a square.

The reason we're all collectively fucked is because the groups and leaders in charge everywhere are as dumb as borscht and entitled assholes.Totally controlled by the smart boyz in the elite who prefers dumb as shit puppets for leadership. Obviously.

Who makes this shit up anyway?

Political correctness is so 20th century. It's stupid!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:21 | Link to Comment European American
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Same verbiage he'll use with us, when the time comes.

 

Armed Citizens and a Fascist Police State cannot coexist.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:22 | Link to Comment Spungo
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I think it was Jefferson or Washington who said the best course of action is to get involved in other peoples' shit and have endless warfare and the largest standing army in the world.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment RacerX
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you sir must be a Harvard man just like O.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:12 | Link to Comment Temporalist
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Did you just get your Million_Dollar_ diploma?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:23 | Link to Comment Raging Debate
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Spingo - Ya it's all for the children. Oh wait that was the 1990's memo. Anyways I will have to keep reading to see if the user Kurt has shown up along and out do you in sarcastic humor.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment observer007
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Latest Videos an news from Kiev:

tersee.com

 

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:15 | Link to Comment Anusocracy
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Who gives a shit about these videos.

Just recall the videos from the last 5 or 10 countries the US has fucked over.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:24 | Link to Comment ziggy59
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U.S. hates the competition..

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:24 | Link to Comment innsbrooklad
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Ukraine will ask the Russians to come in and help..Ukraine feeds Russia..Obama could.t draw a line...

Putin knows Obama will do nothing..

The market has no clue..Look at oil...Someone is stockpiling..Look at the CRB..

Who are we kidding

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment CrashisOptimistic
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Wait. What? What does stockpile oil mean?

It's already stockpiled underground.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment Termin8or
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someone has to say it,  "if you cross the line there will be CONSEQUENCES, period".

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:52 | Link to Comment superflex
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Consequences for Barry mean not getting to cum in Reggie's mouth.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:19 | Link to Comment Anusocracy
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Oh dear.

You don't mean the consequences of Obonzo having his period?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment innsbrooklad
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Oh..They fired the Army chief of staff in the Ukraine and replaced him with the Head of the Navy..I did not know Ukraine had a navy!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:59 | Link to Comment superflex
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You should try looking at a map sometimes.

Ever hear of Sevastapol, headquarters for the Black Sea Fleet?

Americans are stupid, just like our "elected" officials

THE PRESIDENT:  I don’t know.  As you know, for the last three years, I’ve said, let’s work together.  Let’s find a financing mechanism and let’s go ahead and fix our bridges, fix our roads, sewer systems, our ports.  [You know], the Panama [Canal] is being widened so that these big supertankers can come in.  Now, that will be finished in 2015.  If we don’t deepen our ports all along the Gulf — places like Charleston, South Carolina, or Savannah, Georgia, or Jacksonville, Florida — if we don’t do that, those ships are going to go someplace else.  And we’ll lose jobs.  Businesses won’t locate here.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:05 | Link to Comment Estrella
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Major Black Sea ports. They picked up a large chunk of the Soviet Navy back in the 90s. Not so sure what the status is now.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment Son of Captain Nemo
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Mr. President.  Nice "move"!

In light of this.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment stant
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yeah dont you cross the line or he will send in the seals. oh, how many do we have left?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:33 | Link to Comment Son of Captain Nemo
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When you have firm evidence and confirmation that you're leaders have no "pilot light on" anymore and the vast majority of your friends keep telling you and themselves that life is good as they chant U.S.A... U.S.A... U.S.A... while watching the American Olympic hockey team "beating the Russians" and the Ukraine next door burns.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:26 | Link to Comment rwe2late
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 Ukraine is not Bahrain !

says the US government.

So Ukraine better not cross "the line".

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment One And Only
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Another line? Fuck you Obama, don't embarrass our country again.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:27 | Link to Comment franciscopendergrass
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this is what happens when still butthurt over syria and turkey.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:28 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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    The kind of line you make with 'invisible ink"?

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:29 | Link to Comment Save_America1st
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He says that because he doesn't want the American sheeple who are still a little sleepy to wake up and get the same idears as the Ukrainian "folks"! 

 

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."  Edmund Burke

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:28 | Link to Comment yogibear
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Putin will straighten the Pot smokin Chicagoan, Barry, out.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:29 | Link to Comment VonSalza
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murica fuck yeah!

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment angryBuddhist
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If things got out of hand in the US as they are in Ukraine, I can totally promise you that Obama would be the very first to deploy military force against the protesters, errr "insurgents", errr "terrorists".

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:30 | Link to Comment bluskyes
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I dare you to go to Kiev, and say that. Obama.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Smegley Wanxalot
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Is this the same muther fucking asshole POSident who had his park service nazis arresting war veterans for going to open air war memorials?

Stick the washington monument up your fucking ass obama, and pleasure yourself.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment Wile-E-Coyote
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I wish Obama would shut the fuck up and mind his own business. This is in Putins backyard.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:31 | Link to Comment 1000yrdstare
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This is really about resources.... always has...always will.....

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment 1000yrdstare
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Iran is still the prize...

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:20 | Link to Comment Brit_Abroad
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You may be right, but I am not so sure.

I think it is far more likely that the Ukraine is simply a stepping stone to the real prize.

Russia itself is the real prize. It is a freakingly huge land mass chock a block with resources that other people would very much like for themselves.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:37 | Link to Comment thismarketisrigged
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hey u fucking kenyan jackass, no one fucking takes u seriously u fucking asshole.

 

no one respects what u say, u mother fucking bastard obama.

 

get the fuck out of my country u fucking foreigner, i fucking am fed up with ur fucking bullshit threats, everyone laughs at u because u r a joke

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment El Vaquero
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There will be consequences?  Fuck you Obama, stay out of this shit, you stupid cockwad.  Don't go messing with things right on Russia's front doorstep and let the Ukrainians sort this shit out themselves.  If we keep on sticking our nose where it doesn't belong, somebody will eventually cut it off to spite our face.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:44 | Link to Comment HamRove
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So let me get this straight,

Obama wants to sanction the Ukraine because they chose to side with Russia and not the EU. Even though the US and EU are PAYING dissidents to riot and steal weapons caches. Obama could give a FUCK ALL about Ukranian dissidents.

Obama wants a fuggin war...Syria, Iran, China, and now Russia.

It's not enough with all of the propaganda about Putin hating gays...which I'm sick of hearing...We're no better.

Two words - Natural Gas....

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