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Russian Warplanes Repeatedly Enter Ukraine Airspace; Helicopter Buildup By Latvia Surges

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If the following news had been "sourced" by Ukraine news agencies, we would caveat it by saying it is almost certainly propaganda. However, since the source for this AP story appears to be "US officials", we will only assign a 98% probability to it being propaganda. Hot on the heels of our report that the Russian "Doomsday Plane" had been seen in the vicinity of the Baltic states, we learn of more Russian airborne acrobatics, this time involving Russian fighter jets which flew into Ukrainian airspace a "handful of times over the last 24 hours, in what one called a continued provocation of the heightened tensions in the region." One, of course, being a "US source" - the kind that was behind the original armed coup in the first place, so one should take this "news" on a somewhat salty basis too.

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The officials say it's not clear what the intent was, but the aircraft could have been testing Ukrainian radar or making a show of force. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk publicly about the issue.

 

The flights come as Russia increases military exercises along the Ukraine border, including moving a broad array of fixed wing and rotary aircraft, infantry and armor troops.

But that's not all: Bloomberg also reports that Russia has increased the number of helicopters at a military base close to the Latvian border from 30 to about 100 during the Ukrainian crisis, according to the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics at news conference in Riga. In response, NATO has provided reassurance package for region, signaling that Baltic states are part of military alliance.

Well, yes: Russia did warn repeatedly that any escalations against east Ukraine citizens will provoke a retaliation, and when the Ukraine army launched its latest (however brief) anti-terrorist campaign, which lasted for about 12 hours before Kiev pulled it back after seeing a massive Russian army surge on its border it made sure of just that. Russia also warned NATO that any buildup in its forces would be met in kind. And since NATO did build up forces in East and Central Europe, why should one be surprised by Russia's response.

It is a very simple game theory strategy: tit for tat. And now we have finally entered the constant mutual defection phase. This will continue until at one point the cost to a player to continue defecting will be great enough that a military "release" will be the only option.

 

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:15 | 4696623 unplugged
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BREAKING NEWS FROM THE ROTHSCHILD NEWS NETWORK:

Russian Warplanes Repeatedly Enter Ukraine Airspace; Helicopter Buildup By Latvia Surges
Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:21 | 4696645 knukles
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Exercises to warn off NATO exercises to warn off Russian exercises to deter NATO form warning off Russia's deterrents and warnings to deter them likewise until they stop or are done which ever comes first between the bunch of 'em deterring one another.

What could go wrong?
Whatever happened to that good olde mutually assured destruction? 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:26 | 4696698 Dr. Engali
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I prefer tits over tats any day.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:28 | 4696706 SHEEPFUKKER
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Tits with tats is not bad.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:31 | 4696723 Grande Tetons
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Twats over tits. 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:33 | 4696734 The Juggernaut
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The mother of all false flags may happen.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:40 | 4696769 john39
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the NWO is getting systematically backed into a corner... 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:01 | 4696917 Looney
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...I prefer tits over tats any day

I’ll take a set of three tits over a dozen of tats any day! ;-)

Looney

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:17 | 4697425 Manthong
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Isn’t that better phrased  “ tit for twat”?

We’ve all seen Vlad’s tits and we also know who the twat’s are.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:43 | 4696770 ZerOhead
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False flags are getting more difficult to sell these days.

The new "gold standard" is the reverse false flag where you attack them instead of yourself but you leave really bad quality evidence at the scene that makes everyone think that the other side was conducting a false flag attack against itself.

I'm trying to develope a double-reverse false flag strategy but my brain is melting down...

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:18 | 4696994 john39
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how about goading most of western civilization into destroying each other in a brutal war...   thinking you will rule your little corner of the world afterwards without any interference...

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:48 | 4697506 666
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I won't believe it unless I see it on YouTube.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 22:08 | 4697964 ptolemy_newit
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it would be boring!

No this is just madmen!

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 06:29 | 4698429 SoDamnMad
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Yeah. Always leave a fresh business card at the scene of an attack.  

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:16 | 4696624 Xibalba
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if ww3 starts over the weekend, losing a couple grand in the mkt is the last thing to worry about.  If it doesn't start, rally.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:17 | 4696629 unplugged
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either way its BULLISH !  just think of all those broken windows

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:23 | 4696671 ZerOhead
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< tits

< tats

It is a very simple game theory strategy: tit for tat.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:26 | 4696699 papaswamp
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I like tats on tits...

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:45 | 4696796 ZerOhead
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Tit for tat is obviously a dying strategy.

No-one is willing to give the tits up.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 21:28 | 4697850 mjcOH1
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"I like tats on tits..."

Think about when you were a kid, grabbed a cartoon image on your silly putty,  and held it by the top edge long enough for gravity to work its magic.....

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:28 | 4696707 McMolotov
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Tit for tat is also an effective way for chicks to get free tattoos.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 19:44 | 4697649 HardlyZero
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I'm getting my WWIII and WWII jargon swaps, Tit for Tat:

 

Putin for Patton

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:25 | 4696684 Thought Processor
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If there is a real push by Putin to exit the NWO I would think he could make it a little more obvious.

 

Why not just lay out the 'Truth' about the NWO / terrorist activities worldwide over the last 65 years available online in a simple to read format.

 

How hard is that?   

 

The truth about the real history would be the most damaging thing possible.   9/11 intel / proof would be a good start.   The west would crumble inside of a week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:28 | 4696710 unplugged
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there are no innocent children

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:53 | 4696866 Sudden Debt
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so you've met my kids he...:)

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:33 | 4696733 ZerOhead
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Yup.

The NWO better hope that Putin never learns English and speaks to the world directly or they are fucked.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:42 | 4696783 john39
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americans are by and large too lazy to read or listen to him...  they want the msm to package up and interpret for them.   recall, he did write into the New York Times not too long ago.  How many read that piece?  or read anything that the Iranians publish etc?  the truth is out there if people would just get off their asses.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:35 | 4696741 john39
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most of the masses are not yet ready to hear the truth.  they would shut down, and the effort might backfire...

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 22:23 | 4697993 intric8
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Rootin' for Putin!

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:07 | 4696940 DeficitAlchemist
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Sad fact is West would not crumble if Putin exposed 9/11... the countersurge of massmedia deflection and Bieber news would distract the bulk of the masses... new events would be triggered new mass shootings to hog the moment of the day..  most are hypnotised.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:42 | 4697105 Thought Processor
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I actually agree with this.  But none the less it would be fun if Putin layed it all out on the table with evidence for all to see.   It would always be questioned sure but, think of the irony if Russian history of the United States was actually more accurate than the Us's own history books told. 

This would be easy to do for them I would think.  They must analyse all major events to the point where they know exactly what transpired.  Information equals power and all that.

It helps to know where the skeletons are burried and I'm sure the FSB / KGB knows quite a bit.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:30 | 4696719 Possible Impact
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One of my favorite authors.

That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen

by Frederic Bastiat, 1850

http://bastiat.org/en/twisatwins.html

 

Also good:

http://bastiat.org/en/the_law.html

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:46 | 4696795 mccvilb
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Ya, but the broken windows are all on the first floor.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:19 | 4696640 Dr. Richard Head
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So the proxy war of the US vs Russia is evident to anyone who doesn't watch TV at this point.  All out war in Ukraine seems inevitable.  The question I have is when does the soil of Amerika or Russia start to see the contflict?  I would imagine that will be the case at some point, no?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:21 | 4696662 knukles
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They got it on TV!
What channel?
I wanna watch! 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:28 | 4696713 STG5IVE
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This is going to take a lot of people by surprise.  Unless you are following alternative sources of media, the depth of this conflict hardly exists--all, if not most msm sources are barely touching on this subject.  For all we know, we could have a full scale meltdown come Monday morning.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:51 | 4696857 Sudden Debt
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no shit, I think it will be time to put some bugout bags and equipement in the car over here.
This is not just some replay of the cold war you know...
Damn... I live about 60 miles away from Nato headquarters... let's avoid that place for a while I guess..

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:18 | 4696636 TheRideNeverEnds
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Hahaha USA diplomacy getting blown the fuck out!

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:18 | 4696637 Truther
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Got Gold BITCHEZZZ?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:19 | 4696643 observer007
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Dutch combat jets intercept Russian bombers: Germany

Russian Bombers Conduct Test Flights Over Northern EU

Latest:

http://tersee.com/#!q=russian+bomber&t=text

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:41 | 4696776 intotheblack
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Wow, thanks for that link. A refined aggregator for the thinking man who enjoys the company of intelligent women. Not that I know anything about that. But I do know aggregators and I have no idea how I missed this one.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:20 | 4696653 Osmium
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WWIII won't start before the market close.  3:30 ramp still coming.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:22 | 4696668 NOTW777
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they need a starting time from yellen

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:34 | 4696735 SmilinJoeFizzion
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3:30-- time to turn the VIX into Scallopini

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:35 | 4696739 mtndds
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as usual nothing will happen until the weekend when the market is closed.  Come monday the market will open at record highs and gold will drop like a rock.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:23 | 4696664 Relentless101
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Tit for tat is essentially unbeatable in the prisoner's dilema. I'm not sure how many strategies have ever beaten it, but it's a very small amount. So we will continue to have the stupid escalations until someone folds or BTFWWIII.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:39 | 4696764 Prisoners_dilemna
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Contrite TFT.

Russia will forgive the US once. Then never again.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:27 | 4696673 Dr. Engali
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Can we hold this WWIII thingy off a couple more months? I'd really like to take the kids to the beach before we are incinerated. Of course I can't think of a coast that we won't get either poisoned or radiated so maybe we're better off.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:25 | 4696683 czarangelus
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Come on, this can't be fucking serious. Obama backed down from war with Iran and war with Syria, there's no way he's fucking stupid enough to drag us into war with Russia. Even Bush the Lesser was smart enough to avoid that and left Sakashvili twisting on his masticated necktie.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:40 | 4696767 NOTaREALmerican
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But, this ain't just a fun war in the sandbox, which is mostly to make money for the Merican cronies and pump-up the slow-motion eagle's dick.   We generally play there by ourselves. 

This is more like a gang-turf battle.   

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:47 | 4696813 SDShack
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Exactly, this is just grand theater on the world stage. Doesn't anyone realize that TPTB are happy to have Putin driving up the price of ALL energy with all this war posturing? TPTB only care about MOAR money, and that comes from world trade. How else can TPTB get ALL energy prices UP during a worldwide recession, except with a War Premium? Better yet, the end result of this ratchet effect will be TPTB distracting the masses that paying more for ALL energy is Putin's fault. The bottom line is, TPTB want this more then anyone. It's all just part of wealth redistribution from the masses to the elites. This isn't real until we have a full blown trade/currency war, and there isn't any hint of that. Toothless sanctions, and military maneuvers ain't it. Cut off the oil, maybe with an act of sabotage, or launch a shipping embargo and start stopping and searching ships, and then this is real. Absent that, it's all theater.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:25 | 4696689 Dollar Bill Hiccup
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I don't get it sometimes. Does Russia own the Ukraine?

I know that the Federales own Nevada.

But I think there is something different at stake here.

1st Ukraine, next Brighton Beach, NY.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:41 | 4696778 NOTaREALmerican
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Yeah,  the Domino effect.   (That actually might work.  I think the fresh new young dumbasses might buy it, again).

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 06:52 | 4698447 SoDamnMad
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Ukraine is so corrupt we should gladly giveit to Russia. Unfortunately local Ukrainians get tossed out with the bathwater and the rich oligarchs get away with the stolen billions.  I have to ask; where did all the billions of dollars in unpaid Gazprom debts go?  Is this money the President, PM, politicians and oligarchs stole because I have to believe the "street" snf industry got billed for their consumption?

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 14:06 | 4699148 Dollar Bill Hiccup
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Corrupt to the core, definitely.

But where did these Oligarchs get their start? In other words, who bank rolled them? Same in Russia, etc.

You don't make billions upon billions starting from scratch.

Example in the US. Mike Bloomberg was bankrolled by Merrill. Who then worked to create an effective monopoly. If ML were not so dysfunctional, greedy and stupid, Mikey would not own the whole kit and kaboodle today.

So who bankrolled these obscure guys, who, in the case of Russia as well as Ukraine were into some very dirty, nasty business. Share stealbacks, rubouts, etc. etc. etc.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:26 | 4696702 unplugged
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hey obomb-a, when do we start bombing ?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:31 | 4696727 fonzannoon
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wow look at the invisible hand come in here with the market. like someone turning a fucking dial. i call bullshit on everything. Putin and Obama and Cliven Bundy and Tupac are smoking cigars laughing it up together while we all fall for this drama. 

everyone stay tuned, news at 11.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:37 | 4696754 McMolotov
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+1 for Tupac.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:48 | 4696822 Dr. Engali
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I can't help thinking that's true. Look how contained gold is.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:31 | 4696728 novictim
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Game theory:  When you take the Queen you then win.  The Little Czarina in the Kremlin had better replace his glass slippers with running shoes and hope the Pumpkin Carriage is prepped and ready... if he pushes this to its logical conclusion, he is going to be having funeral services next to Catherine the Great.

 

To the Russian Public: Get rid of your new Czarina or this will be a catastrophe for you. 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:40 | 4696772 Relentless101
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Partly agree. But it's going to a catastrophe for a lot more people than the Russian public. WWIII is gonna fucking hurt and hurt just about everyone.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:31 | 4696730 inevitablecollapse
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looks like i picked a bad year to stop huffing paint

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:50 | 4696841 Oh regional Indian
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As long as you are not huffing post it's ok!

ori

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:04 | 4696926 813kml
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Huffpost probably kills more brain cells, especially the comments.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:43 | 4696786 deepsouthdoug
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"If the following news had been "sourced" by Ukraine news agencies, we would caveat it by saying it is almost certainly propaganda."

 

Don't seem to be using that cavet when you're 'sourcing' RT.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 20:04 | 4697708 gdpetti
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The worst thing any 'Russian' news source could do to the American empire is to tell its citizens the truth... or as much as they can access, as even they haven't touched the false flag op called 9-11, we would have to ask Mossad's press agency questions about that one as it remains verbotten here in the States. Putin should speak out more on basic CIA ops(or Al Qaeda as their foreign contractor service division goes by, no Blackwater is this side of the game)... his people need to know more, not just that almost every Western NGO is one of theirs, or infiltrated enough to be considered 'useful'. China's news service remains in the neutral zone and we know from the Koreas, that staying there too long can leave one in a state similar to that plane that went missing... that sort of 'well' is hard to get out of.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:45 | 4696797 Handful of Dust
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Those Latvian and Ukrainian women are incredibly beautiful. IN fact, that's probably why Putin wants them under his 'wing' ...so to speak. Well let me make this perfectly clear: My Door is ALWAYS open for any of these young nymphs who want to hide out here [with me and my brother].

 

No one could ever say I don't have a BIG..... Heart!

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:47 | 4696800 deepsouthdoug
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Dbl post see below for your negative rating Putin ass kissers.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:50 | 4696835 q99x2
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Good time to make friends with all the Russians that are in your college classes.

Actually they hate western bankers almost as much as we do.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:10 | 4696957 TPTB_r_TBTF
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you can buddy up with your new friends in the FEMA camp.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:17 | 4696984 IridiumRebel
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Hi! My name is TPTB_r_TBTF and I will be your Praetorian Guard Thug Tonight! Is that you in your avatar picture beating someone to death? 

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 05:11 | 4698383 TPTB_r_TBTF
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No, that's not me.

 

I am the guy standing behind the camera man.  I am just enjoying the show.  I am waiting for the camera man to finish, so that i can ask him, "if he is going to upload the video onto the internet and for the link."

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:51 | 4696851 Yousif
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"The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk publicly about the issue." -- either completely fabricated or propaganda.

I only have one message for any person that may be involved in this conflict.  Look at what happened to the Iraqi soldiers who followed orders like sheep? Most of them are dead or maimed and for what? To line the pockets of the Rothschilds.

I think doing what the Ukrainian soldiers did is the best option, abandon the hardware and go back home and live to see another day ... intact.

If Tymoshenko wants to grab guns and kill Russians, let her do it on her own ... I don't see why the peasantry needs to get involved?

I'm sick and tired of all this world domination agenda.  Let's enjoy the eighty or so years we have on this planet, if the Rothschilds want their world domination, they can keep their world domination. None of my business.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:10 | 4697403 Jack Burton
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Yulia the Gas Queen of Ukriane is the West Ukrainian Hillary Clinton. A zionest dupe and really rich. She is calling for volunteers to take up arms and exterminate the 8 million in East Ukraine. Since these 8 million pay almost all the taxes Ukraine collects, this might be a problem going forward. In fact, Yulia has not shown any inclination to take up arms, the bitch plans to sit in her mansions, of which she has many, and encourage the deluded nazis of Euro Maidan fame to go east. Yulia the Gas Queen of Ukraine, people following her advice are headed for their own doom. But then so are Americans who support the Hillary Clinton bitch, and her zionest agenda.

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 07:01 | 4698452 SoDamnMad
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She and Pavlo Lazernko 9FORMER pm) stole hundred of millions from Ukraine and are reputed to be behind the murder of a couple of business "competitors".   Lazerenko has applied for US residency though his $6.5 million California mansion was seized.  And we back these priks.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:57 | 4696898 q99x2
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I got 100 maxcoins on banksters being taken out by the opposing forces. 10 max that it will become a party.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:06 | 4696935 TPTB_r_TBTF
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I got 100 Reggie Ultra-Coins on banksters being taken out by opposing forces riding unicorns.

10 max that we all get a handful of skittles.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:12 | 4696966 Canucklehead
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I suspect Russia popped over the border to see what the Ukrainians would do.  Their actions were similar to those stupid moves that unarmed fighter/bomber made flying "near" that American ship in the Black Sea.  (Russian media went into overdrive proclaiming sailors were bailing, etc.)

Now we have the Americans professing that the Russians flew into Ukrainian airspace, looking like a bunch of hick fliers, jacking around.  The Americans are exaggerating the number of excursions into Ukrainian airspace because it makes the Russians look stupid.

Well, the simple fact is the Russians are beginning to look stupid.  If you have a plan, and you think it is working, stick with it.  I thought the Russian plan was to bide time until the Ukrainian elections were over.  Jacking around in Ukrainian airspace now makes the Russians look like hicks.  They don't have confidence in their plan and decided to pull pranks that they know would work on them.

The Russians are beginning to look juvenille.  These acts will erode that "Strong Man" image they have banked on.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:30 | 4697280 daedon
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Absolutely right, the Russians should stop acting juvenille and should start acting like .... like that faggot Obama ?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:30 | 4697281 daedon
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Absolutely right, the Russians should stop acting juvenille and should start acting like .... like that faggot Obama ?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:11 | 4697409 Jack Burton
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Does Obama suck dick?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 16:27 | 4697034 no1wonder
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The newspaper is British, the author's name is Steve Bloomfield, the article's title is:

Ofcom should be looking again at Putin's TV news channel (The Guardian, Thursday 24 April 2014 18.34 BST)

"News reporting needs alternative voices, but the toxic opinions presented on RT should trouble us"

I wonder if Steve Bloomfield is in the payroll of the US State Department? Just heard John Kerry saying the same things the other day.


 

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 20:09 | 4697726 gdpetti
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"Birds of a feather flock together"...and they think alike... they 'stay on message' etc.

If you remember your Game Theory, it's all about FU Budddy, just like the US tv program 'Survivor'.... funny how Hollywood imitates DC is it not?

And we know what DC thinks of their comrades in the EU.

So, one psycho to another, as is said in that film "Highlander" and in this Game of FU Buddy, "in the end there can be only one."

Purgatory has a closing time like any bar full of suckers, and the only question is if the game ends before Big Momma comes in to clean house?

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 20:44 | 4697814 The Blank Stare
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Right on!  I'd love to see Putin and Obama in a sword fight to settle it all. 

 

It would save me a lot of time. I could finally catch up on my Jersey Shore, 24, Homeland and Deperate Housewives reruns.

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 20:21 | 4697753 RMolineaux
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Don't know why the US objects to Russian jets overflying their neighbors, they never object when Israel does it.

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 09:20 | 4698617 AdvancingTime
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The idea of America getting involved or jumping into a war in Ukraine would have been hard to imagine a  few years ago. As I write this we are engaged in a war of words but the potential for this to escalate into a shooting war is real. Allowing events to deteriorate into a major war or possibly into what some see as World War III is becoming a reality.

As insane as it appears this could become the final outcome. The location of this as a military confrontation is right in Putin's backyard and this is a strong advantage for Russia. It is silly to think Putin and Russia will back down. This means poking the bear is not a smart move. It cannot be emphasized enough this government was not elected by the people and that the military of Ukraine is divided and extremely weak.More about this subject in the article below.

http://brucewilds.blogspot.com/2014/04/war-in-ukraine-bad-idea_26.html

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!