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Well, you're no match for Putin, I tell ya! Lookee here (VIDEO):

Tough-Talking Putin Crafted Image His Way

by Gregory Feifer - May 03, 2008

...The Kremlin has worked hard to build Putin's public image as Russia's virile "national leader" whose authority extends beyond his presidency...

Few people had heard of Vladimir Putin when Russia's then-President Boris Yeltsin appointed him prime minister in 1999. But the stern-faced former KGB officer triggered a love affair with the Russian population — by starting a popular second war in Chechnya later that year...

"If they're in the airport," Putin said, "we'll kill them there ... and excuse me, but if we find them in the toilet, we'll exterminate them in their outhouses."

...Putin has often lost his temper in public. During a 2002 news conference in Brussels, Belgium, the president responded to a question that angered him by inviting a reporter to come to Moscow to be circumcised:

"We have specialists in this question, as well," Putin said. "I'll recommend that he carry out the operation in such a way that nothing will grow back..."

More 'Putinisms' down the page at:



The way he has presented himself to the Russian people, with an 80% approval rate at the time this article was written, inspired this popular song video that caused many hearts to *swoon*:

Posted a while back... Thought you might enjoy Vladimir even more, LOL!

Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner 07-17-2015

Published by Separation of Corporation and State on Jul 18, 2015

The five 2016 Democratic presidential candidates spoke at the 2015 Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Celebration. I didn't mean to cut of Jim Webb at the end, the stream itself was cut off at that point.

Here is the line up:

Lincoln Chaffee (first speaker)
Hillary Clinton @9:25
Martin O'Malley @30:14
Bernie Sanders @47:34
Jim Webb (see below)

Note, at the end Hillary speech Bernie stands up and applauds her:

Since the video poster was unable to get the part with Jim Webb, I found it for you:

Senator Jim Webb, 07/17/2015

Published by chriggsiii on Jul 18, 2015

Senator Jim Webb, Democratic presidential candidate, addresses the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner on July 17, 2015

Enjoy your candidate. I recommend listening to all as they appeal to others.

NOTE: This is posted in the Hillary Clinton (Group). It is a safe haven and not a forum.

The SOP is simple:

Discuss the life, career, and accomplishments of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Supporters only.

Please respect the spirit of the group and HRC's supporters. If you cannot, please don't post. I am NOT a host, but don't think it is too much to ask.

Great pic! I misunderstood, thought there was video. Yes, they are both great.

I'd like them running on the same ticket together! Since there is little daylight in their method or core beliefs.

IIRC, Gore and Clinton didn't agree on everything, either. It would unite our Party.

Even though I still love the idea of Castro on the ticket, too. He's going a great job with HUD. Although the GOP wants HUD to go away.

I hope people will remember the vast difference between the parties when they vote, or even when they talk online. Too much is at stake for egotism.

Should have taken a page from 'We Are Respectable Negroes.'


See, all better now...

Spectral analysis? IDK, my days of taking Astronomy are long over. There are some private firms that

are going offworld now, as they anticipate mining these asteroids with robotics or manned ships. May have met up with this beast before:


I dispute them saying asteroids are the most valuable real estate. I think this planet is.

Let's just hope this asteroid won't be like Apophis...

April 29th, 2029: The Coast Is Toast.

Most definitely. One of Marley's most inspirational, truth tellling songs:

Babylon System

By Bob Marley

We refuse to be
What you wanted us to be;
We are what we are:
That's the way (way) it's going to be. You don't know!
You can't educate I
For no equal opportunity:
(Talkin' 'bout my freedom) Talkin' 'bout my freedom,
People freedom (freedom) and liberty!
Yeah, we've been trodding on the winepress much too long:
Rebel, rebel!
Yes, we've been trodding on the winepress much too long:
Rebel, rebel!

Babylon system is the vampire, yea! (vampire)
Suckin' the children day by day, yeah!
Me say: de Babylon system is the vampire, falling empire,
Suckin' the blood of the sufferers, yea-ea-ea-ea-e-ah!
Building church and university, wo-o-ooh, yeah! -
Deceiving the people continually, yea-ea!
Me say them graduatin' thieves and murderers;
Look out now: they suckin' the blood of the sufferers (sufferers).
Yea-ea-ea! (sufferers)

Tell the children the truth;
Tell the children the truth;
Tell the children the truth right now!
Come on and tell the children the truth;
Tell the children the truth;
Tell the children the truth;
Tell the children the truth;
Come on and tell the children the truth.

'Cause - 'cause we've been trodding on ya winepress much too long:
Rebel, rebel!
And we've been taken for granted much too long:
Rebel, rebel now!

(Trodding on the winepress) Trodding on the winepress (rebel):
got to rebel, y'all (rebel)!
We've been trodding on the winepress much too long - ye-e-ah! (rebel)
Yea-e-ah! (rebel) Yeah! Yeah!

From the very day we left the shores (trodding on the winepress)
Of our Father's land (rebel),
We've been trampled on (rebel),
Oh now! (we've been oppressed, yeah!) Lord, Lord, go to ...

Hillary would surely know this meaning. As a Methodist, social justice is in their blood. Hope you find the transcript. Can't get the video yet...

LIked that Bernie stood up and applauded her several times as she spoke. But then, they are old friends and she helped fund his Senate race. I'm sure they know each other well, much better than net warriors.

And Republicans, who always make up armchair analyses on her actions and defame the character of the woman. The lower, the better, to tantalize LCD listeners.

Just as they did with Obama. Same bunch, similar memes. I suspect they don't believe it, but et more fantastical with the wild accusations to sucker people in. Who doesn't look at a car wreck, don't dogs run in a pack if something cues their interest?

There is a lot of projection that comes from them.

Counterproductive to him or the truth?

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

~ John Adams

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”

~ Gloria Steinem

Grateful to live under this great man's term.

President Barack Obama (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Copyright Getty Images

'There but for the grace of God.' A reminder of Equality and Humility. Thanks, Obama!

And I always have to post this, just because... Well, I *like it* (VIDEO):

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