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Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:46 PM

To me the ultimate irony in all this TRUMP/Putin stuff

is that for most of my life (I was born in 1965) Republicans called liberals "commies."


Now when I hear a TRUMPer call someone a commie I just

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Still In Wisconsin Jul 2018 OP
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Response to Still In Wisconsin (Original post)

Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:50 PM

1. do not confuse Russian with Commie.

After the fall of Communism... and the wholesale selloff of government assets and industries to what we now call "oligarchs", Russia is now an authoritarian kleptocracy.

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Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:52 PM

2. The Democratic party is now the party of national security.

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Thu Jul 12, 2018, 06:56 PM

3. russia is far right now

there is a point of overlap between far right and far left. We don’t have far left in the US. What they call far left here is centrist in the rest of the world. While the current far right is the true far right even in global sense. Regardless, the infrastructure in Russia is from its communist past, including kgb (renamed fsb). Watch ‘red sparrow’ a recent movie with surprisingly accurate portrayal of kgb recruitment tactics. It is different from
other similar movies as it takes place present day so no kgb.

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