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rockymountaindem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-15-08 05:51 PM
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  -There is way too much Russophobia on this forum JVS  Aug-15-08 03:42 PM   #0 
  - Meh, it's only a handful of trolls.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 03:45 PM   #1 
  - But they want to put flouride in our drinking water and force the New Math on our children!  mitchum   Aug-15-08 03:47 PM   #2 
  - Oh noes! We better nuke um!  JVS   Aug-15-08 04:22 PM   #15 
  - Yeah but at least it's not..  sendero   Aug-16-08 07:10 AM   #115 
  - Please be kind to us  Turbineguy   Aug-15-08 03:47 PM   #3 
  - Our brief spell of being "The World's Number One Superpower" is over.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-15-08 03:51 PM   #4 
  - Thankfully, that's not even close to being true.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 04:04 PM   # 
     - Both of their regimes make George Bush look like Mahatma Ghandi?  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 04:07 PM   #10 
     - No they are about equally as corrupt  Jake3463   Aug-15-08 04:13 PM   #12 
     - You must be mad...  truebrit71   Aug-15-08 04:35 PM   #19 
     - BIngo n/t  malaise   Aug-15-08 04:51 PM   #29 
     - We have the highest imprionment rate in the world, but we are Ghandi? What are you smoking? n/t  arendt   Aug-15-08 04:36 PM   #20 
     - Tibet, Falun Gong, Chechnya, mass executions, free sp... oh, hell, you've heard it all before...  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 06:39 PM   #83 
        - Its all about agenda control. The violator of the law here is Georgia, and the neocons who...  arendt   Aug-15-08 07:37 PM   #100 
        - No, the violator of the law is Russia, who have invaded sovereign Georgian territory.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-16-08 07:19 AM   #116 
        - Sure,  blindpig   Aug-16-08 08:40 AM   #119 
        - Sure,  blindpig   Aug-16-08 08:40 AM   #120 
     - Gandhi invaded Iraq?  daleo   Aug-15-08 04:44 PM   #27 
     - Ghandi didn't occupy Tibet, or Chechnya, or torture the Falun Gong.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 06:41 PM   #84 
        - Immeasurably better than Russian and China's leaders?  daleo   Aug-15-08 11:16 PM   #110 
           - I'm afraid I think you're suffering from lack of perspective.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-16-08 07:07 AM   #114 
              - Relative and absolute are both important measures  daleo   Aug-16-08 05:31 PM   #126 
                 - By that measure, Konrad Adenauer could have eaten babies and still count as a good leader, surely?  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-16-08 05:50 PM   #127 
     - ha!ha!ha!  northernlights   Aug-15-08 05:08 PM   #36 
     - What Good is Power WHen it's Abused, Regardless of who is in power  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 05:15 PM   #40 
     - What they said.  Caliman73   Aug-15-08 06:38 PM   #82 
  - I would say the reverse - there's far too much Russophilia.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 04:02 PM   #5 
  - As though we've never had any political assassinations!  JVS   Aug-15-08 04:23 PM   #16 
  - Um... not on the orders of the government, so far as I know...  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 06:42 PM   #85 
  - We don't have russophilia, we have neocon-phobia. Any enemy of the neocons is a friend of mine. n/t  arendt   Aug-15-08 04:37 PM   #21 
  - So you support Mugabe and the Myanmar junta then?  rockymountaindem   Aug-15-08 05:47 PM   #53 
  - Some here clearly do  Ex Lurker   Aug-15-08 06:46 PM   #89 
  - Welcome. Red-baiter. We have now moved on from reality to pure agitprop.  arendt   Aug-15-08 07:43 PM   #102 
     - thanks for putting words in my mouth  Ex Lurker   Aug-15-08 10:03 PM   #109 
  - AFAIK, the neocons are happy to do business w Myanamar. You can't even smear w/out making a mistake.  arendt   Aug-15-08 07:40 PM   #101 
     - Yet they wouldn't let our military in there post-tsunami  rockymountaindem   Aug-15-08 07:44 PM   #103 
        - They wouldn't let ANYBODY in. does that mean they hate the Russians? Non-sequitur. n/t  arendt   Aug-15-08 08:12 PM   #106 
  - That you would regard Putin...  DrCory   Aug-16-08 07:06 AM   #113 
  - You may want to look into why Litvinenko was killed...  AntiFascist   Aug-15-08 04:37 PM   #22 
  - You seem to be missing an obvious point....the US is now almost impotent militarily...  truebrit71   Aug-15-08 04:39 PM   #23 
  - Thank you for that sane response  chatnoir   Aug-15-08 04:46 PM   #28 
  - nope  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 05:20 PM   #44 
  - ?  chatnoir   Aug-15-08 05:59 PM   #64 
     - yup.... your agreement with the absurd post above  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 06:01 PM   #67 
        - Was not implying others are "insane", of course.  chatnoir   Aug-15-08 06:14 PM   #72 
           - Believe Me When I Say This  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 06:23 PM   #76 
              - I can't speak to how the MSM is playing it as I don't watch much US news  chatnoir   Aug-15-08 07:19 PM   #99 
  - History is written  Caliman73   Aug-15-08 06:53 PM   #93 
  - Had this happened during an Obama administration,  Codeine   Aug-15-08 05:18 PM   #41 
  - Show me where?  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 05:20 PM   #42 
  - Well said..  Mudoria   Aug-16-08 10:05 AM   #125 
  - Thank You For This  DarthDem   Aug-15-08 04:04 PM   #6 
  - I keep saying it, there are NO good actors in this  magellan   Aug-15-08 04:05 PM   #7 
  - Putin is a murderous thug but other than that part, I agree with you.  sfexpat2000   Aug-15-08 04:05 PM   #8 
  - Bush is responsible for more deaths than Putin, by a long shot.  martymar64   Aug-15-08 04:28 PM   #17 
     - Oh, I agree. Our thug is the bigger thug. And, I wasn't being sarcastic  sfexpat2000   Aug-15-08 04:40 PM   #25 
        - No argument there.  martymar64   Aug-15-08 05:11 PM   #38 
  - Pffft. They hate us for our freedoms.  gatorboy   Aug-15-08 04:06 PM   #9 
  - Sorry I disagree  Jake3463   Aug-15-08 04:12 PM   #11 
  - But you're OK with Georgia ethnically cleansing South Ossetia?  martymar64   Aug-15-08 04:30 PM   #18 
  - Just as I wasn't ok with Sadam ethnically clensing the Kurds  Jake3463   Aug-15-08 05:35 PM   #46 
  - Which justifies cluster bombs on civilians how exactly  LittleClarkie   Aug-15-08 06:45 PM   #88 
  - Really? How many millions has Putin killed and displaced?  sfexpat2000   Aug-15-08 04:53 PM   #30 
     - 100,000 as of today as far as being displaced  Jake3463   Aug-15-08 05:36 PM   #47 
     - That's horrible and we don't have an inch of high ground to stand on.  sfexpat2000   Aug-15-08 05:37 PM   #48 
        - No George W. Bush and the Neo-cons don't have an inch to stand on  Jake3463   Aug-15-08 05:43 PM   #50 
     - Ask the Chechens n/t  rockymountaindem   Aug-15-08 05:48 PM   #54 
        - Shhh  Jake3463   Aug-15-08 05:50 PM   #55 
        - The Chechens?  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 06:47 PM   #90 
           - Uh huh, them  rockymountaindem   Aug-15-08 07:10 PM   #97 
  - Of course, invading another country is the way to solve the problem...  cynatnite   Aug-15-08 04:14 PM   #13 
  - Two words:  yibbehobba   Aug-15-08 04:14 PM   #14 
  - I dumayu chto bui skazhite pravilno. nt  JenniferZ   Aug-15-08 04:39 PM   #24 
  - I don't get it...  stillcool47   Aug-15-08 04:43 PM   #26 
  - And, man, is Russo going to be mad about it, too!  damntexdem   Aug-15-08 04:58 PM   #31 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-15-08 04:58 PM   #32 
  - You are lying!!!  lwfern   Aug-15-08 04:59 PM   #33 
  - You guys need to get over your Russophilia.  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 05:01 PM   #34 
  - "Russia's way is ten times worse and more brutal."  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 05:04 PM   #35 
  - Oh give me a break.  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 05:09 PM   #37 
     - How many Georgians did Russia intentionally kill?  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 05:21 PM   #45 
        - My problems with Russia are bigger than the petty conflict in Georgia.  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 05:41 PM   #49 
        - Oh, I know.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 05:45 PM   #51 
           - What is a dreadful product of Bush's neocon policy is just another day under the Russian tyranny...  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 05:56 PM   #60 
              - ...  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 05:57 PM   #63 
                 - So why do you defend Russian brutality?  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 06:00 PM   #65 
                    - Where did I defend Russian brutality?  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 06:01 PM   #66 
                       - I've condemned Bush's policies. You're doing nothing but answering my concerns to Russia's brutality  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 06:05 PM   #68 
                          - Actually, you were just defending them.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 06:07 PM   #69 
                             - That's not a defense. It's the goddamn truth.  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 06:10 PM   #70 
                                - That's a dipshit, neocon defense of the invasion of Iraq.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 06:11 PM   #71 
                                   - Again, proof?  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 06:16 PM   #73 
                                      - Proof for your claim? You're the one who made it.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 06:18 PM   #74 
                                         - They're not directly due to his policies, they're indirectly due to them,  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 06:21 PM   #75 
                                            - The casualities in Iraq are not directly due to Bush's policy of invading Iraq?  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 06:24 PM   #77 
                                               - I'm afraid not. They're INDIRECTLY due to them.  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 06:27 PM   #78 
                                               - didn't you know.... it's the Iraqi's Fault  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 06:33 PM   #80 
                                               - You think blaming the murderers for committing murder is silly?  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 06:49 PM   #91 
                                               - Oh, Lord.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-15-08 06:52 PM   #92 
                                               - After Crap Like That... I just place them on ignore  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 07:03 PM   #95 
                                               - oh...puhleeese. But Seriously, nice try... really, I wouldn't lie to you  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 06:59 PM   #94 
                                               - To readers: please note that no attempt at response or rebuttal has been made.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 07:09 PM   #96 
        - "Chechens" is probably a better nationality than "Georgians" in that question.  Donald Ian Rankin   Aug-15-08 06:44 PM   #87 
  - lol.... show us where you see this....? Be Specific...  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 05:51 PM   #58 
  - I don't see how maintaining breakaway "provinces"  igil   Aug-15-08 05:13 PM   #39 
  - That made WAY too much sense, sir.  Codeine   Aug-15-08 05:20 PM   #43 
  - Excellent post  rockymountaindem   Aug-15-08 05:51 PM   #56 
  - You are interrupting the daily two minutes of hate.  bemildred   Aug-15-08 05:45 PM   #52 
  - It's not Russophobia to believe that Putin is not acting in good faith  wienerdoggie   Aug-15-08 05:51 PM   #57 
  - I kind of like her.  Evoman   Aug-15-08 05:52 PM   #59 
  - Gee JVS... I Had no Idea You Loved Russia... according to Some Posting Here  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 05:56 PM   #61 
  - The New Oil-Rich Russia.  Xap   Aug-15-08 05:56 PM   #62 
  - Well said.  go west young man   Aug-15-08 09:13 PM   #107 
  - Maybe just too much reactionism, posting without research.  L. Coyote   Aug-15-08 06:30 PM   #79 
  - ahhh... shit, man....  fascisthunter   Aug-15-08 06:34 PM   #81 
  - Yes and may I add, FAR too many smart assed one liner posters these days.  BeHereNow   Aug-15-08 06:44 PM   #86 
  - Well, in spite of your post, I shall remain decidedly skeptical  JerseygirlCT   Aug-15-08 07:14 PM   #98 
  - Sarcasm?  MellowDem   Aug-15-08 07:45 PM   #104 
  - Well said. nt  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-15-08 08:11 PM   #105 
  - Everything you've posted is speculation on your part.  go west young man   Aug-15-08 09:49 PM   #108 
  - Oh, I know  MellowDem   Aug-16-08 08:02 AM   #117 
     - Your response is nonsensical.  go west young man   Aug-16-08 08:40 AM   #121 
        - Sorry for the confusion, I should have been clearer  MellowDem   Aug-16-08 09:12 AM   #123 
  - See your post is a perfect illustration of Russophobia  JVS   Aug-16-08 02:44 AM   #111 
     - I don't have Russo-phobia  MellowDem   Aug-16-08 08:16 AM   #118 
  - Russian behavior and policies...  DrCory   Aug-16-08 05:48 AM   #112 
  - Does this mean we have to take care of central and south America?  DireStrike   Aug-16-08 08:41 AM   #122 
  - Vladimir Putin would blow up my house, eat my children AND shoot me in the face...  Orsino   Aug-16-08 09:58 AM   #124 
 

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