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And it's about time this finally happened...
Okay, and what about the 1500 military bases and a killing machine that does not rest? Surely that doesn't just "POOF!" away.
Easy like in Crimea military installation, just kick out previous inhabiting force and changing of flag. "Under New Management"
As long as there is a live feed.
I have not been here long enough to omit this- /sarc
just a reminder of what an excellent secretary hilray was
never send a ponyshow to do a woman's work
two-bits: *always* include the /sarc when you post here
Are you talking about Secretary of state Ms Hilarious Clinton?
"ain't no luck. I learned to duck."
very good reflexes...something a lot of humanity might be needing to emulate soon.
We can only hope otherwise of course.
need to stick a 12 inch wide jengis conn rod of victory into the horse face.
and to think he was the alternative to four more years of george w. bush. he was a contender(!).
instead of a (multimillionaire) bum which is what he is.
what may have been his stupidest looking moment was "riding" the motorcycle onto the leno show combined with the salute and "reporting for duty". what a buffoon.
how shabby and mendacious the owners' front people seem, as the years go by
All neocons plants to high orifice now have to attend a half-day shoe-ducking induction session.
Maybe try a horse shoe next time ... better kinetic effect with flatter trajectory.
POTUS & company have become impotent and irrelevant...
life was much simpler when Russia and the USA simply agreed to run the world "and did the best they could."
This "we won, you lost" world is very confusing. Have "we lost and they won"?
Actually, Boris, the major military bases in Crimea always flew the Russian flag. Funny you should forget that.
History is sadly for Ukraine, is fly flag of Poland, Hapsberg (Austro-Hungary), German, Soviet SSR, Rumania, and now is Russia (Federation). Galician Ukraine is long time fight valiant for independence, but is now mostly dead and displace. Soviet Pogram of displacement is much for heralding of success like ancient Babylon and Assyria.
it wasn't a 'crimea military installation'... it always was a RUSSIAN naval port.
But since you're taking that angle... is Guantanamo flying the Cuban flag? hmm...
Putting a Boris/Knuckles 2016 bumper sticker on my pickup.
Boris may be eligible as I suspect he's an American posting as an linguistically challenged Russian. I have had my suspicions you know.
Boris is more America than is Barry Soetoro!
(* only because cousin Andrei is make better quality Certificate of Living Birth)
He remembered to "Save As" jpg instead of psd?
PSD is not problematic, is use of microfiche page scan on flat fishbone template for background and bad bad job for altercation of date and signature. Evidence is of using Acrobat or Illustrator for placement of forgery article.
... but what is Boris know?
At the very least, it was still a blatant sign to take a closer look
Hey Boris, if you have any relatives in the Russian military, can you give me a heads-up on when uncle Vladimir going to kick off the invasion? I need to change some of my positions. I'd be happy to share the windfall. yrs, the Mad Muppet.
Boris' ancestor is mostly for living in West Ukraine in Bokevina. Family are uncouth peasantry, now disperse by Russian during soviet period. Sorry, is not for insight on military movement, but Boris is give good information on location of low depth buried copper deposit near urban proximity!
787 bases I believe.
I think many will be invited to leave over the next year.When they don't ,it will get interesting.
Thanks for the real figure. 1500 was some number I saw on ZH comments at some point - kinda stuck in my head. I was only off by half an order of magnitude. ;-)
Its still a helluva lot thats for sure.
I wonder if the remains of them will last like the Roman fort in a town I used to live in
in the UK.
the only alliance that matters as far as Americans are concerned is the Russian one.
"That one has lasted forever" actually.
Actually, you were only off by a factor of 2. Half an order of magnitude above 787 would have been (7870/2)=3935. You were much closer than that.
An order of magnitude is a scale of numbers with a fixed ratio, often rounded to the nearest ten.
The orders of magnitude are written in powers of 10. For example, the order of magnitude of 1500 is 3, since 1500 may be written as 1.5 × 103.
You are make fancy reference, but Boris is relate order of magnitude for Walmart shopper basing on chassis sag of store scooter.
Ha. +10 to 10.
Ron Paul has claimed that there are about 900 overseas bases (click link), and that's probably underestimating. Not to mention the number of warlords, mercenaries, and corrupt officials on the US gov payroll.
I think that figure was before the last round of closings.
A base could have only 3 people as its muster, so the whole thing is a little subjective
as to what is meant by a base.That varies by branch of course as well eg
a minimum infantry division(10k) for the army, after allowing for rotation ,and self defence
is a minimum to count as a forward base.
787 is supposedly the official number,but they lie about everything, so who truly knows,I doubt even
the Pentagon does.
The "POOF!" is a bookmark in time.
A chapters end taking place before our eyes......and not yet written in a real, "non orwellian" history book.
Behold THE GRECIAN URN!
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
The urn holds the false promise......both inside and outside the land of the free.
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breath free."
I predict that the next big catalyzing event that brings the world to war will be done openly by the US and it will be the American public that demands that it be done.
Maybe...but I don't think so. Or at least, it won't be a MAJORITY of the American public. The majority here right now is kind of shellshocked by the combination of stupidity and hubris in Washington right now. A lot of us are in the process of actively withdrawing our consent to be governed by those assholes. I know that the one person I'll be voting for in a national race in 2014 (for representative) is neither a Dem or a Repub. There is a senate race in my state, but I see no reason to vote for either of the major-party jagoffs. Nor do I see anybody in either party, with the possible exception of Rand (and I haven't examined him all that closely and he'll probably be off the table once I do) that I could vote for for president in 2016.
Maybe I just run in strange circles (a distinct possibility) but I see a lot of cynicism in many people...something I saw a lot less of in 2012 and earlier elections. The interesting thing is that I see a lot of it in people that are or were both Dem-leaning and Repub-leaning.
I guess we'll see. But I suspect if the US does something stupid, it won't be at the overwhelming demand of the American Public. And in that case I suspect there will be a SIGNIFICANT movement here to politically force whoever made it happen to "take it back", if such can be done. And if THAT was ignored then I think we'd see something approximating Civil War version 2.0.
Cartoon is reminding Boris of dead horse.
Except Kerry has yet to realize trophy has disappeared and refuses to STFU.
I thought the horse was holding the trophy!
When most seen only the lamp with/without genie.
When you torture, start illegal wars, and ship your industrial base to other countries, that sort of thing happens.
well..."we are the greatest power in world history."
sometimes a setback or two (trillion) is to be expected.
Annnnnd Its gone ..
emerging market eCONoMEs should be glad the maggots are exploiting their labor and their resources. Actually, we're doing them a favor. Yeah, that's the ticket!
Secretariat of State
You are smart funny! Boris is laugh, but this is "beating dead horse", no?
Only the back half of the horse.
With your permission, forevermore that will be the new name for Sir Horseface. I'm forever in your debt.
imo that was too good a horse to be kerry's face. more like sparkplug.
Let's rein in these insults to Kerry's elongate visage.
well we still have a nobel peace prize.....
Don't remind me of that!! Jävla Norrmman!
The world's response to the USA of today:
Unfortunately, revenge may come in the form of an atomic wedgie.
...and said wedgie may arrive on a Boeing 777 that's sporting a faded Maylasian Airlines logo.
"Poof!", just like the lives of our young service Men and Women sacrificed for M.I.C. proxy wars for oil and poppy fields.
Meanwhile, back home, the N.S.A. rapes the 4th Amendment and Posse Commitatus is violated for our "safety" (serfdom).
They did an awful job in securing the oil if that was their aim. As for the poppy fields, much more successful.
When the US were doing their thing in Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia, most of the world's H was coming from the Golden Triangle.
Now the US are doing their stuff in Afghanistan, most of the world's H comes from there.
Is this a coincidence?
Definitely! I am a coincidence theorist as it the presstitute MSM.
Very nice - I'm trying hard to join the herd and become a 'coincidence theorist' myself, as it appears to be a much less stressful and angering position to hold.
Twelve years ago - when the Taliban had pretty much eradicated opium production in Afghnaistan - you didn't hear much at all about heroin. Now - after the US has been there for a decade ther's a heroin 'epidemic' that's so bad it's killing kids in suburbia.
Coincidence? I think not.
Gotta love our intelligence agancies and their covert ops. Great cover for running drugs - as in Vietnam, Iran-CONTRA and now Afghanistan......
Welcome to a Brave New World where the masses actually pay their enslavers for the SOMA that keeps them docile.
Is Kerry sporting a moustache these days or is the cartoonist just taking a few liberties?
No, Kerry just hadn't wiped his lip from kissing Obama's ass.
Kerry, tongue punching our our enemies fart box.
As long as the Rolex on his left hand doesn't go *Poof* as well, Mr. One-Trick-Pony won't care.
Good thing yachting season starts soon...
Neigh it ain't sow!
John Kerry, where US credibility went to die.
Aw come on on.Hitlary got the ball rolling.
A million miles flown with only a murdered ambassador to show for it.
Simply cannot argue that WC....
Hitlary shat on it, Kerry is giving it the flush...
"Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down, your ego
doesn't go with it.
"You don't know what you can get away with until you try."
Yeah, old Colon at the UN, selling the Iraq debacle, was the beginning of the end of US prestige.
First US Army officer assigned to investigate a report at a South Vietnam village called My Lai.
Old Colon always knew to "Shu'nuff" his masters.
the secretary of state is there to explain the u.s.
foreign policy, as far as i care to tell. therefore,
it is perfectly predictable that the person in that
position will be revealed to be a fool and a liar because
the u.s. foreign, and domestic, policy has been
historically insane to comport with the desires
and wish/demands of the
paranoid and inbred oligarchs of the world.
that makes the u.s. nothing more, despite the law and constitution
(piece of paper), than a tool of enforcement for
the ignorant and demented psychopathic narcissists
of the world.
Jesse Winchester - "That's What Makes You Strong"
Those faggots still have a pretty big influence on the Free Shit Army.
Owings Mill MD,
Newer, expensive Infiniti SUV
NY Plates GAK 3121
Home of T Rowe Price
Maybe the latest banker fatality
Cant let Joe live.
Bet my next paycheck... all officers cleared.
A horse walks into a bar, says the bartender "what can I get you Mr. Kerry?".
A horse walks into a bar backwards, says the bartender "what can I get you Mr. Kerry?".
Hehehe. Horse shit coming out of either end anyway.
Kerry walks into bar - bartender says: "Why the long face?"
Meanwhile with US "influence" gone every country that can will be manufacuring, buying, or stealing nukes for "self defense." Which geiven human natures tendency to mess up could lead to a mushroom Kapboom some place thus rendering the Nobel Peace into an even sicker joke than it is already.
Given what's going on in Nevada there could be some states in the US going Nuke to protect themselves from the Federal government.
That was one of Obama's lessons to the world. Ghaddafi gave up his nuclear plans once Bush II went into Iraq. He also started cooperating on fingering terrorists.
Obama/Clinton showed him and everyone else what a dumb policy that was.
Kerry, Reid, Pelosi, ad nauseum, proof positive money corrupts absolutely and above that concentrates absolute incompetence in the upper reaches of government. What a buffoon.
Any coincidence that US influence is fading, while at the same time there is an increase in new anti-bullying laws?
kerry is the fall guy but this policy is the responsibility of shrub and the handover of all us foreign policy to the neocon pnac group who think the world centers around the mid east and a particularly shitty little country filled to the brim with shitty little people. nuke israel for world peace.
Bullshit. You wanna carry water for Kerry, Obama and all the other progressive assholes that's your business but I, and I'm sure not alone, am sick of this "it's Bushes fault" crap. I don't like Bush or any other neocons and I despise their wars and policies but the group we have in there now make the old regime look like... well Bush leaguers. THIS IS OBAMA AND KERRY"S RESPONSIBILITY PERIOD.
you don't understand how foreign policy is developed in the usa. it is the one area where there is general agreement between the parties concerning the goals and strategy of foreign policy. a change in policy does not normally happen in a bubble as it did when shrub turned foreign policy on its head with its new mid east as the center of the world with israel at the centerr of the policy. the argument for change being spearheaded by 9/11 conveniently.
blaming this on kerry and obambam exclusively is ignorance of how the world works, of how the usa works as the ruler of the world, of how the world could care less that it is obamabam and kerry leading the show as much as the world knows it must multipolarize the world(counterbalance usa power) to save itself from usa hegemony.
if anything, obambam has purposely diminished the power of the neocons and israel by dissing israel in syria, iran and now the neocons in ukraine. it has either been on purpose or by incompetence borne of arrogance but it is good for the world.
Reagan's foreign policy was totally different from Carter's. He created it and implemented it over the whining of the DC establishment that said it couldn't be done.
So let's not pretend Obama and Kerry are just the innocent victims of other big bad forces. The fact is they're just incompetent thugs with no concerns about the interests of the majority of Americans.
carter initiated the afghan polkicy of training and arming freedom fighters to fight for their freedom against the ussr. reagan escalated the assault on the ussr with the continuation of the afghan operation and the initiation of the star wars policy, the initial encirclement of the ussr by missiles, all the while keeping a lid on israel vis a vis oil in the mid east. even bush,sr knew the danger of the neocon crowd dubbing them the crazies in the basement(of the state department when thestate department was filled with arabists). so not much changed in usa foreign policy until shrub unleashed the crazies in the basement upon the world.
Everything Carter touched he bungled, just like you know who.
Carter was shown the door with public approval rating of 34%. When Reagan stepped down after two terms, his approval rating was 63%. That was after winning 49 states and a record 525 electoral votes in his second campaign. Must have done something right in the eyes of the public at the time.
Reagan knew the difference between Russia and its people, and the USSR that subjugated them and threatened the US. He would know who the real enemy is today.
Dear God in Heaven no Jeb, no more Bush ever, amen.
Is it just me, or does John Kerry's face look like a testicle sac?
I don't know let me check in a mirror.
Hey your right, it does.
Yes. After all he is the Scrotal-tary of State.
I notice Kerry keeps his nose planted firmly up Netanyahu's backside. I suppose it is a Tribal custom.
air strip one
Petro dollar 4 ever
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff - Launch Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAETORv7hAY (1:49)
Was that the award for Best Currency Manipulation, Best Internet Spying, or Best Support of Terrorist Backed Government Overthrows?
Something tells me I’m not going to find out by watching the Grammys.
United States influence world wide has been "CORZINED"
It didn't just disappear-these dumb asses THREW IT AWAY!
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