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gauguin57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:29 AM
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Someone explain this to me: Why isn't "Russian expert" Condi Rice doing anything about Russia??
Edited on Sun Apr-29-07 12:34 AM by gauguin57
... OK ... Vladimir Putin is threatening to take Russia right back to the bad old Soviet days ... being bellicose with the West, threatening its neighbors, etc. ...

Condi Rice is supposedly this big Russia expert (that was supposed to be her area of study and expertise).

Yeah, I know she has big fish to fry in the Middle East, but WHY do we not see her doing ANYTHING about relations with Russia? We're gonna be in another Cold War any day now, and this "Russian expert" seems to be doing nothing at all about it.

WHAT GIVES?
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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:35 AM
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1. She hasn't done shit but mouth Bush/Cheney policy talking points her whole tenure.
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Vincardog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:36 AM
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2. Do you think might be because WAR and Conflict is what they make their money on?
The Bush Crime Family was founded by Prescott, you know Hitler's Banker.

George had to join the air force after the government seized the family assets for trading with the enemy.

Then George Sr. Headed the CIA and was responsible for such atrocities as snuffing JFK and Iran / Contra.

The the evil Soviet Block fell and they were out of enemies.

Thus they ginned up OBL and the Islamic terrorist threat.

They are only happy spreading death destruction and opportunities for looting.
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 08:48 AM
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25. Bu$h Family Evil Empire - promoting and spreading death and destruction to a neighborhood near you.
Opportunities for WAR PROFITS abound. IOW the BFEE lives for this sh*t.
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RoyGBiv Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:38 AM
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3. She's a moron?

Just a guess.

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gauguin57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:38 AM
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4. When are they going to stop paying her a salary? She is WORTHLESS!
I resent my tax dollars paying the salaries of all these worthless Bushies.
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Erika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:41 AM
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9. Karen Hughes is more worthless than Condi
and we are paying for her ineptness.
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Kagemusha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:39 AM
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5. There never were any good Kremlinologists.
So Rice being known as a 'good' one should have been taken as clear proof that she wasn't much of an expert about anything at all.

Sadly, this is the kind of expert Bush likes.
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Erika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:40 AM
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6. She's too busy shoe shopping
The W administration has its priorities. Spend, spend, spend. She's a gool bushbot trooper.
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MonkeyFunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:40 AM
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7. She was a specialist
in the Soviet Union, which no longer exists.

How she's risen to this level is beyond me.
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:41 AM
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8. Republicans DO NOT BELIEVE IN GOVERNMENT, their Anarchists, actually they'r the old Wig party.. indu
industerialists and bankers unfettered with conscience, morals, pure Psychopaths
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Erika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:43 AM
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10. That's why they are selling us out to corporate globalists
They've already got their finger in the pie.
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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:43 AM
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11. The Military industrial complex needs to put missiles in
these counties to protect us from global...........
warming. :sarcasm:

Which we pay for with our taxes to protect us from a new enemy.................
Missiles that might come from some where
from an African or Asian nation
let alone Russia....


Poor Eastern Europeans get a sweet $ deal by allowing the US to do that.

Guess who pays?

Guess what companies make missiles?

Guess what the military industrial complex achieves
in this escalation of fear.?
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:53 AM
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12. Meet the new enemy, same as the old enemy.
And here I'd thought BushCo were stupid for hiring a Sovietologist. Man, am I naive.
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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:02 AM
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16. They are geniuses in their own minds.
:) :rofl:

Damn President Eisenhower and Vice President Wallace
for warning about these people.

We shouldn't pay attention to history.
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Erika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:21 AM
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20. Yep U.S. taxpayers pay for fear that should not exist
but as long as the industrialists and the GOP promote fear, and they have their sheeple shaking, we're stuck with the price tag. I haven't me a republican I've admired in years.
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IChing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:33 AM
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22. This is an issue that the big three don't talk about honestly
Hillary, Obama and even Edwards
talk like it is 1977 with Corporations.
I find no real talk on corporatism or the
complex system that drives this failing
system that is not providing answers
to this planet.

This is one of the major reasons that
the American citizens independence, freedoms
and liberties are being destroyed let alone the planet's
chance to achieve the same in order to provide
for the common welfare.
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Colobo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:54 AM
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13. She's doing what her bosses want her to do.
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Generic Brad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 12:59 AM
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14. She's waiting for a particular presidential briefing to be published before she takes action
Something with a title like: "Putin Detemined to Attack America".
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:00 AM
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15. There are articles to back you up which should make everyone think.
I've seen them and will make a point of posting some of them tomorrow, but we should all be worried, again, about the relationship that's disintegrating between the US and Russia, and thanks, Condi, for being the go-between. Ineffectual, as usual.
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Disturbed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:13 AM
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18. Ms. Rice is a joke to the leaders of Russia.
They view her the same way most of here do: A useless person that blathers nonsense that her boss Busholini instructs her blather. She was promoted to her position because of her gender and ethnicity and her willinglness to catapult the propaganda of the Regime. She is the token of this Fascist Regime, as was Colon. He was fired because he didn't click his heels smartly enough.
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gauguin57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:15 PM
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27. I'd be interested in seeing those articles.
I didn't see either of Rice's appearances on Sunday morning -- did she say ANYTHING about Russia?
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The_Casual_Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:06 AM
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17. Ja Ja .....no no I meant Da Da!!!
condi is essentially an incompetent "yes" corporate person with no talent or common sense.
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catmandu57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 09:00 AM
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26. Yep, a total incompetent
that's skated on afirmative action her race and gender while all the while putting as much distance between she and they as possible. Sucking corporate cock all the while, how anyone could ever put any confidence in anyone remotely connected with bushco unless they are members of the same worthless class is beyond me.
My most feverent wish is to live in a world free of corporations, upper classes, militaries, etc... nothing but clean air, water, food, no want, no hunger, no stupidity, I guess that's asking too damn much though.
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Kool Kitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:16 AM
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19. Please.
One fuck-up at a time, okay? She's still working on Iraq.
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ribrepin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:26 AM
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21. Well, somebody finally asked the 1,000,000 question
Congradulations...now I wonder if anybody knows the answer.

Maybe this is exactly what they want. They think they can rally the country with another cold war, but this crowd will fuck that up too.

They've already tried World War II without the sacrifices from the the rich. That hasn't panned out.
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 01:48 AM
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23. the russians aren't known for high-end shoe stores
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Golden Raisin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-29-07 08:43 AM
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24. Ferragamo doesn't have stores in
St. Petersburg or Moscow.
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