Russia Asks If America Is Still Fit To "Participate In Solving International Problems"

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Yesterday it was China slamming America's superpower status (and thus dollar reserve currency status) when in Sina News it stated the following:

Their various reconnaissance aircraft have been wandering around foreign airspace for decades and watching the military secrets of other countries like a disgusting thief spying over his neighbor’s fence. However, when the neighbor comes back with a big stick, the thief will turn tail and run away, blaming the neighbor.

 

When you show people weakness, they will bully you. When you show people strength, they will respect you.

 

We [the newspaper] believe the Chinese Air Force and Naval aviation should maintain a high level of vigilence and morale in southeast coastal region to prevent the further US action.

 

America has lost face and does not want to show the world they are sick. They have been lording over other countries for so long, and they will never let it go after they eat this loss.

Now it is Russia's turn, whose Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Friday, following the UN's delay in adopting a statement calling for a ceasefire in Ukraine after the US once again opposed Russia, which claimed among other things that "if the US opposes an absolutely non-confrontational, reconciliatory text, there can be no doubts that Washington intends to have the armed confrontation in Ukraine continued. It could be seen only as an attempt to ‘undermine’ the humanitarian mission." A mission which Russia greenlighted despite stern US opposition, and also concluded without incident as we reported yesterday, when the convoy returned to Russia after a brief stay in east Ukraine.  
 
Moscow believes that such policy is hypocritical, the ministry added. Of course, if indeed the Ukraine economic crisis is the direct result of US and CIA meddling as the Victoria Nuland intercepted recording validates, then Russia has every right to such an opinion.

The punchline:

"Cynical disregard for the fate of civilians and 'couldn't care less' attitude toward the international humanitarian law when it comes to geopolitical interests, becomes the core of the policy of the United States and its European satellites regarding Ukrainian," the statement read.

"More and more questions are being raised about the ability of the current US administration to participate in the development of realistic and pragmatic approaches to international problems, to adequately assess the situation in the various regions of the world," the Russia Foreign Ministry noted.

One wonders if based on his recent track record in the international arena, the president of the US wouldn't agree.

President Barack Obama, left, bumps fists with Cyrus Walker, right, cousin
of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, as Glenn Hutchins, center,
looks on while golfing at Vineyard Golf Club

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Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:11 | 5137405 Budd aka Sidewinder
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If the 'international problems' relate to the rules of golf then YES!

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:13 | 5137411 remain calm
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obama is an ass hat.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:18 | 5137425 SoberOne
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Just expose the club already and let us move on from this fucking hell of a tyrannical state.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:21 | 5137434 Richard Chesler
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In Golf We Trust.

 

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:28 | 5137448 Manthong
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“Fit To "Participate In Solving International Problems" “ ?

If the solution is killing millions and plundering resources for the benefit of  a small group of international financial elite, well yes, of course.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:47 | 5137509 smlbizman
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only an asshole would wear shorts on a golf course......caddyshack much nigga.....

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:02 | 5137537 Publicus
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.Putin to the NWO: Checkmate.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:32 | 5137626 Divided States ...
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I wonder how much money the US taxpayers are doling out for each time Barry has a round of golf. Look at the entourage of agents and bodyguards that has to protect Obama each and every week he has to set foot on a golf course.

 

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:57 | 5137723 Truthseeker2
Sun, 08/24/2014 - 19:37 | 5138459 knukles
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Does the Pope shit in the woods?

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 19:54 | 5138508 toady
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Do bears wear funny hats?

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 20:38 | 5138638 Leonardo Fibonacci2
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Its all about Negro economics, or if you will: Zimbabwe economics & Obama is at home with this type of financial leadership for the USSA.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 22:00 | 5138898 whotookmyalias
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Russia is only being polite and rhetorical.  Of course the current admistration in incapable of particpating in problem solving. They are too busy purusing their own agenda.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:45 | 5140732 Eyjafjallajökull
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What makes you think the previous US administration was any better?

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 19:48 | 5138495 MalteseFalcon
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"Cynical disregard for the fate of civilians and 'couldn't care less' attitude toward the international humanitarian law when it comes to geopolitical interests, becomes the core of the policy of the United States and its European satellites regarding Ukrain[e]"

FTW.

Civilians includes you, Bunky.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:57 | 5137727 Cynthia
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Apparently austerity doesn't apply to the President.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 23:22 | 5139158 McCormick No. 9
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Meanwhile, check out the flag of the nation of Novirossiya, aka Donetsk rebels.

That's a bitchen flag, dudes!

Reminds me of another rebel flag...

Better luck to you guys! State's rights!

 

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:33 | 5137628 Kirk2NCC1701
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Clearly you're not a real chess player, or you'd have said: "Fork you!"

Sorry, could not resist.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:59 | 5137735 SoilMyselfRotten
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Terrorist fist bump

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 16:09 | 5137782 Truthseeker2
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 04:41 | 5139564 Majestic12
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the "Blue Raja" smiles on you....

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:30 | 5137621 duo
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He needs more vitamin D.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:11 | 5137552 ThroxxOfVron
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""More and more questions are being raised about the ability of the current US administration to participate in the development of realistic and pragmatic approaches to DOMESTIC problems, to adequately assess the situation in the various regions of the UNITED STATES," the Foreign Ministry OF VRON ALSO noted."

 

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 19:53 | 5138505 Rakshas
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Should read"is amorica fit to participAte in creating international problems "........... No???

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 07:05 | 5139688 shovelhead
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Don't forget the terrorists.

If an international problem needs some terrorists, we are the go-to guys.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:29 | 5137451 remain calm
Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:35 | 5137472 TahoeBilly2012
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America is #1 whore to International Zionism, so I suppose the answer depends on your idea of the future "world order". If your goal is anything but the Talmudic World Order, then the answer is NO, America cannot offer/solve shit.

BTW Fuck Chuck Hagel, what an ass kiss punk.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:36 | 5137635 Kirk2NCC1701
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LOL. Go TB!

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 21:43 | 5138826 COSMOS
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The USA is the Roman Empire, the real Fourth Reich.  The girl on your avatar looks Ukrainian Billy?

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 04:47 | 5139569 Majestic12
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"The USA is the Roman Empire, the real Fourth Reich."

I guess if you mean an ocean of successful skilled legions...??? 

I see weekend warriors spraying Round Up, beer-bellied sports fans in sandals  and Golfing atheles....

Yeah, I guess you're right....they do look scary....

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:53 | 5137515 Escrava Isaura
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Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,

As of August 12, 2014:

Obama has taken 20 "vacations" lasting 129 days on “vacation.”

The president has made 33 visits to the official Camp David.

Obama’s morning round of golf on Tuesday brought his total since January 2009 to 186, with 22 of them on Martha’s Vineyard.

At this point in George W. Bush’s:

He had taken 58 trips to his Prairie Chapel ranch near Crawford, Texas, for all or part of 381 days.

Bush spent 26 days at his family’s oceanside compound in Kennebunkport, Maine, over the course of seven trips there.

And the former Texas governor had been to Camp David 108 times for a total of all or part of 341 days.

Bush played 24 rounds of golf as president. He later explained his decision to stop in the fall of 2003 by saying he felt it was not appropriate to be seen golfing while American troops fought in Afghanistan and Iraq.

http://news.yahoo.com/obama-s-vacations-and-golf-outings--by-the-numbers-211532262.html

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:13 | 5137564 Caviar Emptor
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Butch was right: don't play golf while playing in the Gulf. Persian, that is.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:25 | 5137603 McMolotov
Sun, 08/24/2014 - 17:03 | 5137939 Escrava Isaura
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Ohh boy!

I remember that.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 20:50 | 5138680 remain calm
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He actually looks like he knows how to swing the club and doesn't look feminine doing it. Bravo GW!

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 20:06 | 5138544 toady
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This "vacation" stuff is going to be a meme from now on. It really took off with W, and I don't think (I hope! ) anyone will ever touch the record setting vacation days he took. It just hits a Jungian nerve with people. HOW CAN THAT BASTARD GO ON VACATION NOW! etc...

The non-verbal W vs the ultra-verbal teleprompter is a much more interesting meme because it goes from one end of the spectrum to the other, but both sides feel they gain traction with it.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 23:27 | 5139168 Escrava Isaura
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It sure would be an interesting meme.

Another interesting meme would be the Constitution; after all, Obama is a Constitutional Law Professor, right? And doing exactly what our “Founding Lawyers” did, protecting the interest of the opulent.    

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 23:17 | 5139142 christiangustafson
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Idiot.  Bush used Crawford as a 2nd White House.

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

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When he was president, Bush used the ranch for vacations, meetings, and entertaining foreign dignitaries. In the less formal setting, dress code for meetings called for an open collar and no tie. Guests were typically treated to meals of Southwestern cuisine. When not holding meetings or briefings, Bush spent his time mountain biking, jogging, fishing, bird hunting, and clearing brush.

Bush made clear his preference for spending some time away from his official residence at the White House in Washington, DC. In 2001, he said, "I think it is so important for a president to spend some time away from Washington, in the heartland of America."[10]

Visits from foreign dignitaries[edit]

Putin and Bush in 2001

Visitors to the ranch have included:

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:34 | 5141145 Escrava Isaura
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christiangustafson,

Now, imagine if Obama had moved the White House to Chicago?

Setting up all the infrastructures and facilities necessary to make it safe and operational to run a nation.

Talking about improper and fraudulent behavior.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 04:50 | 5139571 Majestic12
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"Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,"

Why would any of you classy guys here "down vote" facts?

Great point Escrava Isaura...not that I like either...or not like they are so different....

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 20:35 | 5138632 HedgeHammer
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In the words of "What about Bob" Baby steps my friend, baby steps.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:20 | 5137426 SoberOne
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Obama is a stooge and does not represent anything which defines the original US of A.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:21 | 5137431 CH1
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America fit to solve international problems?

Not that anyone is "fit" to do such a thing (just leave people the fuck alone!), but... NO.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:28 | 5137449 BlindMonkey
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Say it from the treetops brother.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:43 | 5137499 Stuck on Zero
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Am I mistaken or did the Russians just call us "The Evil Empire?"

 

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 18:05 | 5137754 unrulian
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Yes...Run by Chancellor Yellen, Darth Barack, General McCain and Count Biden

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 20:02 | 5138533 TheSecondLaw
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If the shoe fits...

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 21:38 | 5138822 Keyser
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If Darth Vader had a son.... 

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 04:54 | 5139574 Majestic12
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Umm, dude....Darth Vader "did" have a son...his name is "Luke"...and his daughter's name is Princess Leia...I guess you really missed the whole "Star Wars" thing...huh?

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