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Putin for 2016 !!


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Reply Putin for 2016 !! (Original post)
Sand Wind Sep 2013 OP
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #1
Llewlladdwr Sep 2013 #2
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #6
Pretzel_Warrior Sep 2013 #14
SidDithers Sep 2013 #78
geek tragedy Sep 2013 #5
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #10
JI7 Sep 2013 #12
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #21
JI7 Sep 2013 #22
tofuandbeer Sep 2013 #52
11 Bravo Sep 2013 #83
geek tragedy Sep 2013 #17
ProSense Sep 2013 #8
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #11
ProSense Sep 2013 #18
SunSeeker Sep 2013 #55
Cha Sep 2013 #23
sheshe2 Sep 2013 #27
Cha Sep 2013 #35
Wolf Frankula Sep 2013 #50
Cali_Democrat Sep 2013 #26
Cha Sep 2013 #36
treestar Sep 2013 #64
Cha Sep 2013 #66
CakeGrrl Sep 2013 #70
Cha Sep 2013 #72
Union Scribe Sep 2013 #53
cui bono Sep 2013 #56
Union Scribe Sep 2013 #59
JI7 Sep 2013 #3
pampango Sep 2013 #81
Behind the Aegis Sep 2013 #4
jessie04 Sep 2013 #71
ProSense Sep 2013 #7
spanone Sep 2013 #9
rhett o rick Sep 2013 #13
geek tragedy Sep 2013 #19
Cha Sep 2013 #31
JDPriestly Sep 2013 #49
woo me with science Sep 2013 #51
davidpdx Sep 2013 #61
Celefin Sep 2013 #68
Cali_Democrat Sep 2013 #34
Ellipsis Sep 2013 #15
Summer Hathaway Sep 2013 #16
orenbus Sep 2013 #20
lpbk2713 Sep 2013 #44
MattSh Sep 2013 #24
HumansAndResources Sep 2013 #25
geek tragedy Sep 2013 #29
joshcryer Sep 2013 #42
go west young man Sep 2013 #47
joshcryer Sep 2013 #48
go west young man Sep 2013 #65
treestar Sep 2013 #67
joshcryer Sep 2013 #77
go west young man Sep 2013 #86
Number23 Sep 2013 #87
go west young man Sep 2013 #92
go west young man Sep 2013 #93
Number23 Sep 2013 #95
Scurrilous Sep 2013 #69
joshcryer Sep 2013 #75
SidDithers Sep 2013 #79
Cali_Democrat Sep 2013 #28
Sand Wind Sep 2013 #30
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #37
geek tragedy Sep 2013 #40
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #43
Cali_Democrat Sep 2013 #41
cherokeeprogressive Sep 2013 #45
iamthebandfanman Sep 2013 #58
delrem Sep 2013 #32
Sand Wind Sep 2013 #33
Ellipsis Sep 2013 #38
Sand Wind Sep 2013 #39
davidpdx Sep 2013 #60
woo me with science Sep 2013 #46
tofuandbeer Sep 2013 #54
iamthebandfanman Sep 2013 #57
99Forever Sep 2013 #85
iamthebandfanman Sep 2013 #88
99Forever Sep 2013 #90
davidpdx Sep 2013 #62
treestar Sep 2013 #63
darkangel218 Sep 2013 #73
HappyMe Sep 2013 #74
Democracyinkind Sep 2013 #76
RandiFan1290 Sep 2013 #80
sendero Sep 2013 #82
SidDithers Sep 2013 #84
Tveil Sep 2013 #89
Rex Sep 2013 #91
Le Taz Hot Sep 2013 #94

Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:25 AM

1. Stirred any shit lately?

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:26 AM

2. Wouldn't be DU without the shit stirring. nt

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Response to Llewlladdwr (Reply #2)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:31 AM

6. And that's all this post is: Inflammatory shit stirring. n/t

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #6)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:41 AM

14. So what? Putin started the shit stirring

 

Which is why he is now a major topic of derision or adulation depending on how gullible you are.

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #6)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:41 AM

78. You would know...nt

Sid

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:31 AM

5. How is making fun of dictators and Teabaggers 'stirring the pot?' Nt

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #5)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:34 AM

10. Hmm. Given that there are about a thousand posts calling DUers Putin lovers or some such...

And given this new poster's short history...

Yeah. You're right.

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #10)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:36 AM

12. it specifically mentions "tea party"

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Response to JI7 (Reply #12)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:50 AM

21. Specifically mentions "Hates Obama". Gee, where else have I seen that tonight?

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #21)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:51 AM

22. teabaggers don't hate Obama ?

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Response to JI7 (Reply #22)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:09 AM

52. +1

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #21)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 08:06 AM

83. That shoe fits pretty damned comfortably, doesn't it?

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #10)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:43 AM

17. Funny, I think praising a homophobic dictator would be considered stirring the pot. nt

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:33 AM

8. Why is the OP shit stirring?

Worried about offending Putin or teabaggers?

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Response to ProSense (Reply #8)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:35 AM

11. Defensive much?

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #11)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:43 AM

18. Huh? You're the one getting "defensive" in response to the OP. n/t

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #11)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:21 AM

55. Project much? nt

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Response to ProSense (Reply #8)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:52 AM

23. Haven't you heard.. only Hypocritical Putin Lovers get to Stir Shit. nm

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Response to Cha (Reply #23)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:03 AM

27. Oh yeah~ They be stirring.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
from Macbeth

A dark Cave. In the middle, a Caldron boiling. Thunder.

Enter the three Witches.


1 WITCH. Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd.
2 WITCH. Thrice and once, the hedge-pig whin'd.
3 WITCH. Harpier cries:—'tis time! 'tis time!

1 WITCH. Round about the caldron go;
In the poison'd entrails throw.—
Toad, that under cold stone,
Days and nights has thirty-one;
Swelter'd venom sleeping got,
Boil thou first i' the charmed pot!
ALL. Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and caldron bubble.

2 WITCH. Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the caldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt, and toe of frog,
Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing,—
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
ALL. Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and caldron bubble.

3 WITCH. Scale of dragon; tooth of wolf;
Witches' mummy; maw and gulf
Of the ravin'd salt-sea shark;
Root of hemlock digg'd i the dark;
Liver of blaspheming Jew;
Gall of goat, and slips of yew
Sliver'd in the moon's eclipse;
Nose of Turk, and Tartar's lips;
Finger of birth-strangled babe
Ditch-deliver'd by a drab,—
Make the gruel thick and slab:
Add thereto a tiger's chaudron,
For the ingrediants of our caldron.
ALL. Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and caldron bubble.

2 WITCH. Cool it with a baboon's blood,
Then the charm is firm and good.


http://www.potw.org/archive/potw283.html



Cha~



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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #27)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:15 AM

35. And, bully anyone who disagrees with them..

thanks for William Shakespear's take on shit stirring, she.

"2 WITCH. Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the caldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt, and toe of frog,
Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing,—
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
ALL. Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and caldron bubble."



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Response to Cha (Reply #35)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:54 AM

50. That Shakspeare was some gourmet!

Uncle Fester.

Wolf

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:01 AM

26. What's wrong with the picture in the OP?

Why do you consider attacking Vladimir Putin to be shit stirring?

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #26)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:16 AM

36. Leave Putin alone!

Nerdy Wonka @NerdyWonka

Putin jails journalists and LGBT people and what's the @NYTimes response? Let's give that guy a platform to talk about democracy.3:58 PM - 11 Sep 2013

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Steve Weinstein @steveweinstein

How many innocents did he kill in Chechnya? NYT lets Putin write Op-Ed about innocent victims http://nyti.ms/182obOr Dudette @Dudette9t9

@steveweinstein Explains why @NYTimes seems mad at POTUS - they were trying to get an OpEd from Bin Laden when Seal Team got him.3:49 PM - 11 Sep 2013

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http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/11/night-owls-jukebox-pt-5/#comments

Steve Weinstein @steveweinstein

Putin blocks all sanctions against murderous Assad for 2 years, but now he is a hero!!!! #whatthefuckiswrongwithyou #pussyriot #beatupgays5:56 PM - 11 Sep 2013

29 Retweets 13 favorites Reply

Garry Kasparov @Kasparov63

Now we can expect NY Times op-eds by Mugabe on fair elections, Castro on free speech, & Kim Jong-un on prison reform. The Axis of Hypocrisy.4:07 PM - 11 Sep 2013

410 Retweets 109 favorites Reply

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/11/night-owls-jukebox-pt-5/

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Response to Cha (Reply #36)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:11 AM

64. Great stuff!

Yeah, let's look into some of what Putin has done regarding Chechnya.

Not to mention the lack of free speech there.

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Response to treestar (Reply #64)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:16 AM

66. Yes, let's and ask the NYT who's the next dictator to counter President Obama..

Garry Kasparov @Kasparov63

Now we can expect NY Times op-eds by Mugabe on fair elections, Castro on free speech, & Kim Jong-un on prison reform. The Axis of Hypocrisy.4:07 PM - 11 Sep 2013

410 Retweets 109 favorites Reply

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/11/night-owls-jukebox-pt-5/

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Response to Cha (Reply #36)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 06:13 AM

70. Shh! Must not poke the bear...

Putin is the latest best hope to stick it to the President, between being given a soapbox to editorialize in an American newspaper so as to be interpreted as schooling the REAL authoritarian Obama and taking in Brave Heart Snowden.

Surely you can't expect some armchair humanitarian activists to stand totally on principle under such circumstances?

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Response to CakeGrrl (Reply #70)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 06:39 AM

72. Putin and the Oathkeepers are the latest best hopes.. Is it scaping the bottom of the barrel, yet?

snip//

"Who is this “coalition of current and former military, police, and other public officials” Greenwald is promoting?"

It’s the “Oathkeepers,” one of the most extreme right wing militia groups in the US, and one of many offshoots of the Patriot movement, with numerous ties to white nationalist and xenophobic anti-immigrant groups. Their founder, Stewart Rhodes, believes Barack Obama is plotting to disarm American citizens and turn US cities into “giant concentration camps.” He explained the goals of the group like this:

"And what does the ad Greenwald’s promoting look like?
(h/t: SmartyPants.)"



http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/42504_Why_Is_Glenn_Greenwald_Promoting_an_Extreme_Right_Wing_Militia

I expect the snowden/putin/assange/greenwad armchair humanitarians to continue eating up everything putin, snowden, greenwad, and assange throw at them.

I just hope most Americans out there realize what a fucking hypocrite Putin is in his NYT OP. And, NYT takes a hit for giving the dic hypocrite a soapbox.

LOLGOP @LOLGOP

It's always nice when a guy who thinks homosexuality is contagious gives the world lectures about dangerous ideas. #Putin2:59 PM - 11 Sep 2013

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Nerdy Wonka @NerdyWonka

ODS:

1 Greenwald champions extremist anti-Pres. Obama Oath Keepers militia
2 @KatrinaNation defends anti-LGBT Putin
3 Hannity defends Putin5:53 PM -
11 Sep 2013

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http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/12/tweets-of-the-day-3/

And, President Obama's focus of getting rid of Assad's chem weapons comes to be.

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:12 AM

53. Look at them all pretending they don't get it.

Apparently it's NOT a complete flamebait post misrepresenting other DUers' opinions to draw attention and start fights, no no no, not at all!

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Response to Union Scribe (Reply #53)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:23 AM

56. Seriously. Like a bunch of schoolkids banding together to try to be bullies. n/t

Pretty sad.

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Response to cui bono (Reply #56)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:42 AM

59. The maturity level of GD is being dragged way down.

They keep this up and we'll have to go to the YouTube comments section for more intelligent arguments.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:28 AM

3. and most birthers WOULD vote for Putin over Obama

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Response to JI7 (Reply #3)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:58 AM

81. Well he certainly LOOKS more "American" than Obama, if you know what I mean.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:29 AM

4. LOL! Now, that is funny!

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #4)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 06:30 AM

71. I love it.

 

better than that neo-con chickenhawk war-mongering CIC we have now.






that was a joke.




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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:34 AM

9. he's too moderate for them

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:39 AM

13. I would think the authoritarians here would love Putin. They love Gen Clapper,

Gen Alexander, etc.

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #13)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:47 AM

19. The authoritarians are certainly praising him

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #19)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:08 AM

31. I'm touched.. putin love.

Nerdy Wonka @NerdyWonka

Putin jails journalists and LGBT people and what's the @NYTimes response? Let's give that guy a platform to talk about democracy.3:58 PM - 11 Sep 2013

50 Retweets 10 favorites Reply

Steve Weinstein @steveweinstein

How many innocents did he kill in Chechnya? NYT lets Putin write Op-Ed about innocent victims http://nyti.ms/182obOr Dudette @Dudette9t9

@steveweinstein Explains why @NYTimes seems mad at POTUS - they were trying to get an OpEd from Bin Laden when Seal Team got him.3:49 PM - 11 Sep 2013

19 Retweets 6 favorites Reply

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/11/night-owls-jukebox-pt-5/#comments

Steve Weinstein @steveweinstein

Putin blocks all sanctions against murderous Assad for 2 years, but now he is a hero!!!! #whatthefuckiswrongwithyou #pussyriot #beatupgays5:56 PM - 11 Sep 2013

29 Retweets 13 favorites Reply

Garry Kasparov @Kasparov63

Now we can expect NY Times op-eds by Mugabe on fair elections, Castro on free speech, & Kim Jong-un on prison reform. The Axis of Hypocrisy.4:07 PM - 11 Sep 2013

410 Retweets 109 favorites Reply

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/09/11/night-owls-jukebox-pt-5/

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Response to Cha (Reply #31)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:47 AM

49. It's not up to us to hate or love Putin. But I am ashamed that our country gives him an

opportunity to call it out. We need to rise above the level to which we have sunk over the past 33 years. It's just disgusting that we have allowed ourselves to act so as to make Putin's criticisms believable. And unfortunately, they are.

Putin is a creep. That doesn't give us an excuse to forget our own ideals and morality.

Really bad when an immoral creep can call you out for behavior that you can't deny.

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #49)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:07 AM

51. Thank you. nt

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #49)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:05 AM

61. Exactly

I agree with you 100%.

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #49)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 04:11 AM

68. +1... That's the rub, isn't it? -nt-

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #19)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:13 AM

34. No surprise....

The mask slips quite frequently off that one.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:41 AM

15. performance art...

props

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:42 AM

16. Oh, but you'd have to know him ...

I understand he writes such lovely editorials for the NYT.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:48 AM

20. on horseback

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Response to orenbus (Reply #20)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:31 AM

44. "No, gall ding it"






"I said the new sheriff is a Ru ... "


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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:58 AM

24. The Stupid is Strong this Morning. n/t

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Response to HumansAndResources (Reply #25)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:06 AM

29. This is a nauseating defense of anti-GLBT oppression.

Complete with blaming GLBT activists for the beatings they get.

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #29)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:27 AM

42. Wow, surprised that poster wasn't banned for that.

Wow, just wow.

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #42)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:37 AM

47. That post was the most well thought out intelligent post

in this entire thread, aside from those of Cherokee Progressive ,who obviously see's the bigger picture. Almost everything else in this thread is childish mockery and inane banter placated by the few same individuals that run amok on DU with simplistic comments. To see it banned by jury decision speaks volumes about how far DU has sunk. We really need a progressive website with intelligent debate and not this drivel. These posters remind me of kids playing pranks on a playground.

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Response to go west young man (Reply #47)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:44 AM

48. The dismissal of Russian LGBT-agency by calling it funded by outside groups...

...is detestable, and it is not well thought out at all. It completely dismisses and derides Russia's own internal LGBT groups who have been fighting for LGBT rights for years now, even as Putin's right wing United Russia's thugs would go to rallies and beat up LGBT protesters (with no arrests, might I add).

Just as the Russian government will attack peaceful LGBT protesters for "gay propaganda" while leaving white nationalists to spew their anti-gay hatred to the people.

You really need to read over that post again because I think its flowery left wing sounding platitudes tricked you. It's a truly apologist piece of work for anti-gay propaganda.

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #48)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:13 AM

65. The poster doesn't call for beating anyone themselves.

They simply state, sardonically I believe, that the West funding LGBT groups is actually causing a backlash. Which is probably true as Russia has homophobia issues in general. It's not just the government. It's a large swath of the country. So why should that poster's impassioned opinion be banned? They don't advocate for violence. They express an opinion.

I too think Putin should do more about the racist nationalists and not worry about happy homosexual people but the real problem with Russia when it comes to homosexuality is that most of the country is anti gay. This is a generalization, but Russians as a whole, have a long way to go in that regard. They have a machismo thing going on, that borders on the ridiculous, hence Putin's silly manly photo shoots with tigers and such. Trust me I've been over there 7 times and they take "manliness" way too serious. Adversely, in America if people acted the same way, I'd probably think they must be closet gay. In Russia it's different. Russia as a whole is different. It's a weird, cool, intense, fucked up, charming place. Eta Russia.

As far as the post that was banned goes. It wasn't that bad. It was well thought out and the poster actually took the time to write something meaningful, unlike most of these simplistic trite comments.

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Response to go west young man (Reply #65)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:16 AM

67. Er, wait a minute, then how do they have any "moral authority" on anything?

As if their stance allowing chemical weapons attacks, so long as the perpetrator of them furthers their interest, is in any way a peace making stance.

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Response to go west young man (Reply #65)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:39 AM

77. Well, the poster was banned.

So it seems I'm not totally off the mark. In fact, I do not think that LGBT in Russia is being funded by the US "causing a backlash." I think that ultimately they're doing it on their own accord. Pussy Riot doesn't need US funding to go and protest. That is their own internal action.

Putin needs the racist bigoted nationalists to stay in power, because otherwise the activist left would oust him from power, as we've seen with the anti-Putin protests in the past. Putin is scared shitless of those who want their own individual agency which is why he signed into law the anti-LGBT crap. It's just another way to silence activists that are against him.

The "post that was banned" likely led to that poster getting banned from the site as a whole. It was no more well thought out than it was a regurgitation of RT's anti-LGBT propaganda, in the end. MIRT did a job well done in ousting that bigot.

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #77)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 10:37 AM

86. Your completely wrong on Putin and the left.

And your approach to reality is part of the problem with DU lately. Yourself and a good many other posters here cite opinions that are emotional and wishful but not grounded in reality. I too would like Russia to be a "nicer" country but Russia is a tough place with lots of problems that actually does require a tough leader, sadly. That is the reality of Russia. A country doesn't just suddenly swing in the other direction away from it's traditions. It takes decades. In the case of Russia it's actually made quite a lot of progress in two decades.

The left and the protests you mention are not large at all. I wish it were so but it's not. Putin is popular with a large swath of the Russian population because of his economic policies. And quite a lot of the young Russians I've met (and I've met many) actually like Putin. My wife is Russian. She is an interpreter who speaks 5 languages and who has a US masters degree in linguistics at the age of 22. She's highly educated and is very open minded and liberal yet even she and her Russian girlfriends agree Russia needs a "Putin" for now. She's not happy about the LGBT policies or what went on with Pussy Riot, but she and her friends say" Eta Russia...it could always be worse". Ultra-nationalists, by the way, dislike Putin as he has cut crime by two thirds in the last decade.

Russia's economy has grown by an average 7% per year for the last decade and is considered the 8th largest economy in the world. Domestically people are seeing real progress with new cars, new restaurants, new malls and shops. Judging from the simplistic emotional yet trite posts that I see popping up here, a lot of DU'ers (including yourself) appear to have no idea what it was previously like in Russia. Hence the reason I say your wishful thinking is not grounded in reality. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Russia

Here comes Putins army now and they do look dangerous.






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Response to joshcryer (Reply #77)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 11:31 AM

87. And check out his rec page

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=profile&uid=299404&sub=recs

Just a kickin' and a recin' the trolliest, most unhinged crap on this board.

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Response to Number23 (Reply #87)

Fri Sep 13, 2013, 03:10 AM

92. How dare I be into serious issues.

And on a discussion board of all places. Your post is trite. Evolve.

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Response to go west young man (Reply #92)

Fri Sep 13, 2013, 03:25 AM

93. And to think.. that I'm the same idiot that wrote

" The Fucking Hippies Were Right and Jimmy Carter was the best president we ever had" which stayed on the previous version DU Greatest Front Page for 2 days straight back in 2010. I didn't realize I was such a psycho till now. Thanks for enlightening me.

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Response to go west young man (Reply #93)

Fri Sep 13, 2013, 08:32 AM

95. What the hell are you talking about? Who are you?

Wait, scratch that. Just realized I honestly couldn't care less.

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Response to Scurrilous (Reply #69)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:36 AM

75. Thanks!

LGBT in Russia is in fact not being coerced by USAID or US special interests. They have their own agency and is insulting to parrot the RT line that they're being coerced to protest.

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #42)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:46 AM

79. The poster was...

It sometimes takes a while, but MIRT usually gets it right in the end.

Sid

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:05 AM

28. This thread is funny

It's appears some folks are getting angry when Putin is attacked and compared to a teabagger.

Interesting.

Very interesting indeed.

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #28)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:08 AM

30. Yes, funny...

 

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Response to Sand Wind (Reply #30)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:19 AM

37. Exactly. About as funny as your transparency page.

And just about as transparent. You go dude.

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #37)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:21 AM

40. Man, this mockery of Putin has really got you agitated. nt

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #40)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:29 AM

43. Nnnnnnope.

It's the mockery of anyone who isn't on fully and unquestioningly board. It's gone from teabagger to randian to hater with a few stops in between. You guys should have gone slower though... what's left after hater? Assassin? And for what? Less than 100% support?

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #37)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:23 AM

41. The right wing love affair with Putin continues....

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10023637576

Hmmmm.....

Very interesting......

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #41)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:32 AM

45. You should link to one of the many posts where I praise Putin.

Oh wait...

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #28)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:32 AM

58. i know right?

what the hell is going on around here?

totally take Syria out of the equation and pretend that folks on DU haven't been arguing about it..

hes a fascist nut job!

he was before Syria and he is now during it!

nothing has changed about him in the last 2 years, same ole dear leader lusting for as much power as he can get in the motherland while silencing those who dare defy him ..

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:12 AM

32. It's a SW war-propaganda post. 'nuff said.

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Response to Sand Wind (Reply #33)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:20 AM

38. ...

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Response to Ellipsis (Reply #38)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:20 AM

39. Lol

 

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Response to delrem (Reply #32)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:04 AM

60. That nasty crap reply made to you should be hidden

and furthermore deserves a time-out. Skinner has stated that shit is unwarrented.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 01:34 AM

46. The Call to Stupidity.


Right on cue.

The new propaganda for Stupid Thinking
http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=3651449

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:12 AM

54. Putin on the Ritz.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:29 AM

57. Amazes me

how quickly some folks were offended by this ..

never thought bad mouthing putin would be considered offense here..

hes a right wing fascist lunatic.
he was before Syria, and he is now...

the tea party would definitely vote for him , but hed have to throw in some Christian rhetoric tho to fully seal the deal .. id imagine...
though he did jail those ladies who dared bad mouth him in a church, so maybe that counts :p

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Response to iamthebandfanman (Reply #57)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 08:39 AM

85. "Bad mouthing Putin" isn't the intent of this crap.

Th intent is to silence anyone and everyone that doesn't buy into the company line put out by the True Believer Glee Club.

It's an insult to any thinking person's intelligence. Methinks, an intentional one.

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #85)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 12:24 PM

88. kinda making assumptions arent ya?

I mean, I don't doubt your psychic and telepathic powers...
but...

sometimes people read WHAT THEY WANT to read and get what THEY WANT out of it..

Just sayin

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Response to iamthebandfanman (Reply #88)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 06:05 PM

90. Save it for the starry eyed gullible prols...

... this one knows better.

Jez sayin'.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:06 AM

62. This just in to the Situation Room....

The New York Times has endorse Vladimir Putin for President of the United States.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 03:09 AM

63. rofl



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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 06:45 AM

73. Leave Putin alone.

Thanks to him, we avoided war ( for now, at least).

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:04 AM

74. Good one.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:37 AM

76. Generic internet board war monger for 2016!!!

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 07:52 AM

80. Seems like only a decade ago

you were calling us "Saddam Lovers"


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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 08:01 AM

82. Some of you folks should look up the term "splitting".

.... it is a factor in many mental illnesses where the victim sees everyone around him as all good or all evil.

It's generally the province of said mentally ill folks or youngsters or those who are simply the product of arrested development.

Guess what - Putin is not 100% evil and Obama is not 100% good.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 08:10 AM

84. DU rec...

'cause your pissing off all the right people.

Sid

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 02:00 PM

89. not a fan? n/t

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2013, 06:09 PM

91. Vlad and Ron

When God is reading the paper and not paying attention to you...and you can't wait for the world to end soon enough...Vlad and Ron 2016.

The end.

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Response to Sand Wind (Original post)

Fri Sep 13, 2013, 06:33 AM

94. Ah, another future DU burnout.

There's several in the making as we speak. Seen 'em come, seen 'em go.

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