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Samrob's Journal
Samrob's Journal
March 1, 2022

About that Russian convoy

somebody with military experience please explain why those tanks in line cannot be struck with rockets from the sides. It looked like the tanks were rolling along some wooded roads that could have been used to cover fighters using shoulder launched rockets to destroy some of the tanks from both sides of the road. The Russian can protect against airborne missiles but can they protect against close up missiles launched simultaneously?

March 1, 2022

Every damn relative, friend and associate of Putin and his supporters now in western countries

must be rounded up and deported or otherwise sent out of the western countries where they reside, are visiting or otherwise engaged. Not tomorrow but today. All their properties and toys should be seized. If their children are attending school, they must be expelled now and sent home.

And we should be mindful that there are those among us who would work hard to shield these Putiners for money but they also most be punished in some way. These people are not innocent and are here to enjoy the largess of western countries while preaching destruction of the west.

No more birth of Russian anchor babies in western countries. The entire process of soliciting Russian wives is also a creeping cancer on our democracies. STOP IT ALL NOW!

Rant over

February 27, 2022

Has anything from S. Korea, Israel, India, or Iran been heard re Russian invasion of Ukraine?

I haven't found reporting on what the leaders of these countries have said about Ukraine.

February 26, 2022

Just as Putin helped Trump and the GOP take over our government in 2016, Putin's Ukraine aggression

might help us get rid of all them in this year's election and 2024.

I overheard a conversation at the checkout about "just can't vote for commie lovers." Talking about "commies" right now let's you know who they are.

February 26, 2022

Anyone have a link to that photo of all those GOPers in Russia?

Now would be a good time to remind voters who they have to vote against to protect us from more Russian infiltration into our government.

February 25, 2022

My heart is gladdened by the videos of all the protests against Putin and the invasion.

On the other hand, I am saddened by the thoughts of what might happen to these brave souls.

Hoping and praying for their safety and eventual success against the Putin regime.

February 24, 2022

Does Ukraine not have weapons to strike inside Russia?

Are all their weapons defensive? If so what is Putin talking about? What had he to fear from Ukraine?

February 24, 2022

Should have used 'stand your ground' and bombed the Russians as they were marching in.

When your military is going to be over powered by your enemy's military, you have to use whatever leverage and means you can. You really have nothing to lose that you are not going to lose.

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About Samrob

Staunch advocate for voting rights. I couldn't take it any longer and have joined 3 public boards within the last week to add my voice to the quest for a voting rights. Lifetime Democrat. Retired Federal medical researcher.

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