John McCain's 11-Step Plan To Impose "Costs" On Russia

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U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement on the need to provide greater support to Ukraine and impose additional costs on Russia in the wake of the Russian government’s annexation of Crimea today... clearly seeking the diplomatic way out...

 

Statement by Senator John McCain on Ukraine

“In response to the Russian government’s annexation of Crimea today, the United States should provide greater support to Ukraine and impose additional costs on Russia, including:

  1. “Pass the bipartisan legislation that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved last week, which authorizes $1 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine, democracy and security assistance for Ukraine, targeted sanctions against Russian officials, and steps to strengthen the IMF’s ability to be a stronger partner to Ukraine.
  2. “Work with NATO to rush plane-loads of food and other humanitarian assistance to Ukrainian soldiers and civilians in eastern Ukraine.
  3. “Work through the OSCE to approve and deploy a large civilian monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine that could help set the record straight about alleged threats to ethnic Russians and reveal Putin's effort to inflame the situation as a pretext for further aggression.
  4. “Rush the modest military assistance to the Ukrainian government that its leaders have requested, including some small arms and ammunition, as well as significant non-lethal assistance, such as protective equipment, spare parts, fuel, and sharing of intelligence.
  5. “Work with NATO and other partners to support the Ukrainian government in designing and resourcing a long-term assistance program to rebuild and reform Ukraine’s military.
  6. “Enhance NATO's force presence, security cooperation, and military exercises, especially in Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic countries.
  7. “Work within NATO to take all necessary steps that can prepare for the expansion of the alliance to include countries such as Georgia and Montenegro as soon as possible.
  8. “Expand significantly the U.S. and E.U. targeted sanctions against the most corrupt Russian government officials, companies, and financial institutions.
  9. “Use the Magnitsky Act to sanction additional Russian officials for their gross violations of human rights.
  10. “Take more assertive steps to isolate Russia internationally, including by repeated votes in the U.N. Security Council and a G-7 boycott of the G-8 Summit in Sochi.
  11. “Take steps to permit and enhance the exportation of U.S. oil and natural gas, especially to NATO allies and other European partners, in order to decrease Europe's reliance on Russian supplies of energy.

The United States and our allies and partners must remain committed to supporting the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of Ukraine, which includes Crimea.”

 

Seems like lots of spending, not much talking, and a whole lot that will set in place retaliation...

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Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:17 | 4567377 nah
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hit em' with the beat John

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:20 | 4567397 svayambhu108
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Good job Astaire, you know your steps!

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:24 | 4567427 Max Hunter
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I swear to God this guy temps me to believe in the reptilian consipiracy.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:26 | 4567434 Momauguin Joe
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Why does anybody even pay any attention to this senile old fool?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:29 | 4567447 kliguy38
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GEEEZ........why did you put that post up......I'm still cleanin' puke out of my nostrils........that gomerized moron flunked daddy's academy, got his azz shot down.......ratted out his buds......foched over his wife.......and NOW he's fochin all of us sheeple...........

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:36 | 4567479 HarryWanqer
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I'm sure he forgot to mention the part about establishing a legitimate, elected democracy. Oh well, no Reptoid is perfect. USA!!! USA!!! USA!!!

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:48 | 4567550 smlbizman
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i would love to break off one of his t-rex arms and beat him to death with it.....definetly a top contender for biggest piece of shit ever..

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:56 | 4567605 clooney_art
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The world will be a bettter place if these War Mongering fuckers like John McCain depart from earth. Their ideology and life is defined by unwarranted wars.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00 | 4567617 Oh regional Indian
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What kind of people vote for this guy, over and over?

What spell is cast or Arizona? Just look at him, ffs!!!!!

Arizonans? WTF? Why is this man on the loose even?

How come...aaaargggghhhhh....

ori

the fallen ones...

http://aadivaahan.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/we-know-little-evolution-what/

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:06 | 4567644 ebworthen
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The people that vote for him think Eisenhower is President and the U.S. still produces something besides parasitic M.B.A.'s.

They watch the Nightly News and pore over Reader's Digest, and believe Russia is still the threat and not their own government.

Most will die well fed, over-medicated, and blissfully ignorant.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:12 | 4567682 Keyser
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McCain is just another senile old cold-war era fossil that should have been put out to pasture a long time ago.  Look at it this way, if McCain had been elected the US would probably be at war with China, Russia, Syria, Israel and Saudi Arabia all at the same time. 

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:15 | 4567696 0b1knob
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#12 Release the Krakan!

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:44 | 4568149 tony wilson
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master obamy.

the vietcong mind controlled cracka released!

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:46 | 4568455 zhandax
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“Pass the bipartisan legislation that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved last week,"

Go back to passing gas, John Boy.  There is already an executive order.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:40 | 4569634 MisterMousePotato
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Were someone to inquire about my religious beliefs, I would say, in absolute sincerity, "Christian."

Then I see a picture of John McCain.

Christians struggle a lot because of people like him.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:15 | 4567698 Chupacabra-322
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Here's my five step plan for this Criminal Traitor.

1. Impeach

2. Arrest

3. Tri

4. Convict

5. Execute.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:19 | 4567715 Manthong
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Does it have to be in that order?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:49 | 4567865 Ifigenia
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He has arms too short to handle all of them at the same time.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:50 | 4567875 DeadFred
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I doubt it "Most will die well fed, over-medicated, and blissfully ignorant"

Only if the nukes take them in their sleep. The end game has started, however it plays out it will entail changes that Americans will find uncomfortable.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:32 | 4568392 Big Brother
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So true:

I remember when I first attempted to caucus for Ron Paul back in 2008.  When the voting district was nominating reps for the state convention, there were a series of old guys (Vietnam, Korean, possibly WWII) that all stood up in succession and recommended John McCain because he "had experience and would stand up to the world's tyrants and dictators".  I was one of the few guys without gray hair that day and was not voted for. 

So yeah, I can independently validate your claim from first-hand experience.

Epilogue:

I moved to a much younger demongraphic area (within the city limits, not a first-ring suburb); and I attempted to Caucus for Ron Paul again in 2012.  Inspired and enlightened minds gave those who supported Ron Paul a clean sweep.  It was entertaining.  There were some dissappointed elderly gentlemen in the room that day (who's flavor of the day was Rick Santorem). 

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 14:09 | 4568591 Freddie
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How many sailors did McCain's old man F over?  Well we know about his involvement with the USS Liberty.   We also will never know if McCain was partially responsible for the horrible fire on the USS Forrestal aka Wet Start Johnny.

What about his grandpa Admiral?  Who did he F over? What sailors got sold out by grandpa? 

It seems like the whole MCCain klan have been stooges for the NWO and the dual citizens since at least his old man.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:17 | 4567705 Chupacabra-322
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"What kind of people vote for this guy, over and over?"

People do not vote, computers do.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:41 | 4567824 Stuck on Zero
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Yes.  The first step should be to target corrupt MFs in the U.S.  That would certainly boost our standing in the Ukraine and everywhere else.

 

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:44 | 4568145 TahoeBilly2012
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They want One World Order, by means of destroying ALL Nation States (good start so far, so any real rebuilding in Iraq? Libya? Afghan? nope) with their power base the US being LAST, so they drop it last. This sets the stage for their reptilian leader to return....kidding but maybe not. It's in the Bible man.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:36 | 4567482 El Oregonian
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Songbird McCain, still a traitorous son-of-a-bitch even to the end.

Arizona, you ought to damn shamed that you allowed this miscreant to continue to suck off the teat of the government.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:01 | 4567623 Froman
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+1  it seems that there is a contest between the inhabitants of the US Senate, House and the White House to see who can be the biggest buffoon.  At the moment they all seem to be running neck and neck.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:13 | 4567685 Keyser
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He's out in this term. The GOP party in AZ have already censured him and he will not be supported for re-election if he runs. 

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:47 | 4567853 Stuck on Zero
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Right, just like Joe Liebermann was out and Harry Reid was out.  Then along comes Diebold and magically they win.

 

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:42 | 4567828 BandGap
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@kliguy38

You forgot the Keating 5 -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keating_Five

Fucker has gotten a free ride for years.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 14:20 | 4568664 Freddie
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Go to Phoenix/Scottsdale and you will see.  The largest and huge block of factories = General Dynamics owned by the Crown family aka Lester Crown. AIPAC and dual citizens.   Who was Obama's biggest and earliest financial supporter in Chicago?  You got it...Lester.   So your choices in 2008 Election were owned by..... 

LBJ had the green light on any contract for the Pentagon when he was in the Senate and VP.  LBJ got a piece of everything including stock.   Lady Bird supposedly was a major shareholder in who got the M-16 contract.  Just before JFK gets whacked - General Dynamics gets a multi billion dollar contract which was a huge scandal.  Their largest factory was in Fort Worth and it was for the F-111.  A really expensive plane in need of a war.

This is the face of MIC.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:46 | 4567545 Pairadimes
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He had to have help getting all the way up to eleven.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:41 | 4568137 ZakuKommander
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Superb point.  He's a political troll.  Why feed him with attention?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 18:36 | 4569805 wakeupsheeps
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Go home old man.  

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:31 | 4567458 the phantom
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I think cyborg is more like it.  Where does this decrepid POS get the energy... flying to Ukraine/Syria/Afghanistan, etc, always in front of a camera, town hall meetings.  He should be playing shuffle board at a retirment home crapping his Depends lined pants. 

It's so weird.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:53 | 4567899 kchrisc
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The evil is strong in that one.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:46 | 4567541 BlindMonkey
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“Work through the OSCE to approve and deploy a large civilian monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine that could help set the record straight about alleged threats to ethnic Russians and reveal Putin's effort to inflame the situation as a pretext for further aggression."

 

Because psychological (pathological?) projection.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:46 | 4567544 SMG
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I'm pretty sure McCain gone through some Manchurian Candidate / Monarch programming.  Just another tool of the Oligarchs to control the government.  I wonder if Obama hasn't had some too.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:24 | 4567405 nope-1004
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Too late John.  Put down the Pokerstars app on your phone and pay attention.  Like Obummy, you're too old and slow.  Putin showed you your ass again.

More importantly, the people of the region voted - I think that is called Democracy..  Now STFU.

 

 

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:37 | 4567486 localsavage
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Voting only counts when it is on he side of the Dems nd RINO's

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:50 | 4567559 Kirk2NCC1701
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McInsane should be in Elder Care, along with his nutty, hawkish pals:  Sr. Bush, Cheney, Brezinski (misspelled) and Kissinger. 

All "nuttier than squirrel poo."

They should play their little board games, play golf and give candy & chocolates to their great-grand kids, and tell them 'stories' of the glory days.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:34 | 4567469 rubiconsolutions
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Everything that someone needs to know about John McCain can be learned by reading this - http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/mccain-and-the-pow-cover-up/. He's one of the most immoral, despicable people in American history. About the only thing he's good at is crashing perfectly fine airplanes. Oh yeah, and leaving his wife if she is disfigured in an automobile accident.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 15:05 | 4568935 Nostradumbass
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Thanks for the link to the article in American Coservative - it is a mind blower.

How long will people put up with the utter corruption and unaccountability of those supposedly representing us? 

Politics attracts the absolute dregs of society...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:19 | 4567713 RockRiver
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The operative part of this is the loosening of the laws against exporting crude in the name of "helping" Europe break from buying Russian energy.

 

This is just an excuse to remove the law preventing the export of American crude...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 14:19 | 4568656 caconhma
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My fellow Americans,

The world has change with the Russian aggression in Ukraine. Back on Sep 1, 1944, very few people understood that it was the beginning of the WWII. Now, the situation is not much different. Then the British empire has betrayed Poland and now the same takes place in Ukraine. Russia will not stop there. The next will be China taking actions against major US geopolitical and military interests.

Under leadership of Zionist Banking Mafia and their agents Obama and the Congress, the USA are looking like a POS. It is an utterly disgusting situation.

Now, the USA is rapidly losing its superpower status. Consequently, the US$ will lose the privilege to be a world reserve currency. This will lead to an economic and political collapse in the USA.

 

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:18 | 4567380 The_Ungrateful_Yid
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Why oh why Mcinsane couldnt you have a perma residence at the hanoi hilton you sick old fuck.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:22 | 4567411 Kaiser Sousa
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no doubt....

"Charlie"....you mother fuckers fucked up by not fucking up this pale face gimpy armed cockksucker mother fucker!!!!!!

somebody please kill this asshole...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:18 | 4567381 LawsofPhysics
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Remind us John, what's the most dependable supply/evacuation route for American troops still in Afghanistan?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:18 | 4567382 101 years and c...
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we need to find putin.  drop our pants. turn around.  bend over.  

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:19 | 4567383 1fortheroad
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Why not 12 steps?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:24 | 4567422 Winston Churchill
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McStain is stuck on the 13th.

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