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WOW! Obama freezes the assets of several Russian INDIVIDUALS. Not Russian assets, but a few people's assets. WOW, is Putin feeling the pressure? I hear chuckles coming from across the sea.
Hmm? After WWI, then LIKE NOW, the U.S and the world was burned out on war and had a hunger for "normalcy". And what happened? We turned inward, believed in disarmament, and pushed to increase the use of "international law" (you know .. Obama says “get with the 21st century”, war was so passé). Much of the western world was consumed with guilt over past deeds.
So what happened? Rogue regimes figured out pretty quickly that liberal democracies weren't interested in policing the world. In 1931 Japan invades and brutalizes Manchuria, Japan thumbs its nose at the League of Nations. Italy invades Ethiopia? Why not there was no one too object or push back. And then we have Chamberlain.
So, Obama starts out the shoot in 2009, "negotiating” with Russia, gives up hundreds of American nukes for NOTHING in return from Russia. He pushes the "Reset" button. Russia objects to more former Soviet states being added to NATO, Obama backs down. Russia objects to staging missile defense assets in Poland, Obama backs down. Obama PROMISES to support Ukraine (whatever the heck that meant or means). Hmm? He does nothing about Iran's nuclear program. Then he draws a red line. It is crossed, so he draws it again. It is crossed and then he says "it is not if but when we attack Syria". Then he hees and haws and then says..... “Ah ... well .... Ah.... maybe we should ask congress about this". So Hitler invades Poland.... a ... I mean Putin invades the Crimea.
If you do not know your history, you are doomed to repeat it. You have to be a moron, and we have one in the White House and an Administration full of them, to not understand way Putin laughs as he invades the Crimea. And, I know your heads will explode, and I am not a fan of Palin, but even Palin said years ago (YEARS AGO) Putin will invade the Ukraine. And I remind you Crimea is the Ukraine.
So what does Obama do? Well, he insults Putin saying "he is living in the 19th century". Well, take that Putin! He told you! WOW!! Obama chides Putin saying, “Does he not know that civilized nations take issues to the UN?”
We will not go to war with Putin, but we should be putting missile defense assets in Poland tomorrow. We need to be careful, but we should be taking about adding members to NATO. (Which by the way, why did Putin object to adding Ukraine to NATO years ago? Gee ... ah ... would Putin have invaded a NATO country?) AH, I don't think so. So what is your first move if you are Putin with eyes to reconstitute the Soviet nations? Well duh, don't allow any to join NATO.
This is so obvious and yes REPUBLICANS saw this five years ago. I did.
Ok, so who else will now go rogue seeing Obama is a weak moron? Watch and learn. Of course if you are a Democrat you will not, your head will be in the sand as long as YOUR GUY is in charge and naturally can do no wrong, is perfect in every way.
classic dual. Community Organizer vs. The former head of the KGB. I'm sure Mr. Putin is $$iting his drawers.
I sold most of my AT&T stock at the beginning of 2013 to buy a car. I haven't been tempted to add to what I have left though I've added or bought other stocks, but I'm in no hurry to sell it. The article says it's down 6+% percent on the year, but my spreadsheet shows I'm down 1.16%, 1.39% if you don't count the 1st quarter dividend.
If Warren Buffett owns IBM, it's ridiculous to take so-so words he said on TV and try to make it look like he hates the stock. I don't own IBM, though I did some research on it and don't think it's one of 5 Blue Chips to avoid.
Ohbummy;Let`s hear you sing the"TRAILER PARK BLUES".Maybe with your next welfare check
you can afford to go to a NASCAR EVENT and spend time with other illiterate Obama haters.
Wonder if the lot of you who seem to be taken by Putin while being nasty and dsprespectful towards your own country and duly elected President think that you are admired for the crap that you publicly state against your own country's President?
The people overseas reading and hearing your disrespect levied against your own country's leader, only serves for them to respect you even less, dislike you even more and find you stupidity more blinding than ever, even as you continue to wash your dirty laundry of ignorance and made up complaints in public.
12 plus years of wars and warring and counting to what end? War in the 1990s by Bush Sr. and then war in the 2000s by Bush Jr. What prosperity have those wars brought the USA? Our standard of living continues to go down even further economically, while other countries who the USA either keep sending monies/financial aid to or provide defense for continue to thrive. Bases were closed in the USA to save money resulting in loss of jobs in other services/businesses dependent on these bases, while mega bucks were spent keeping bases open overseas and even further expanded in Asia helping those countries economies.
To help our own people in need in the USA there must be offsets, yet there are no offsets required when mega funds are sent overseas to help other countries or buy good will. How many trillions of dollars have been spent and lives lost fight an open ended war on terror worldwide before this President was elected and who then decided to narrow the field of fighting terror, while making sure other countries know/ realize that they too would have to belly up to the bar financially regarding the global fight against terror? Germany can afford to protect itself and so can Japan and South Korea and other countries in the Middle East. So why should the citizens of the USA alone bear the cost of protecting these countries when these countries can afford to help bear the cost of their own protection?
The Good Book states that there is nothing new under the sun and tells of wars and conflicts throughout the ages. There will always be conflicts and rumors of wars. Nothing new there. It is only they who pick their battles wisely and make sure that home base is secure and well taken care of, that win and survive financially and otherwise.. Check the Bible to see the outcome of the destruction that those wars and conflicts caused.
The Roman empire fell because they bickered and fought amoung themselves and then spread their military might too thinly as they went further afield and setting up bases in those countries and forgot to take care of home base first and foremost, which deteriorated, by then it was too late to stop the infighting, blight, deterioration and destruction etc at home.
So go on, keep putting your own country down and pushing your own country into other conflicts that you cannot afford to pay for. Time for the DRAFT and raising of taxes on those who seem to want the USA to keep culling its own country of its youths, and leaving massive defense debt for the starving, homeless uneducated and jobless children and grandchildren to bear.
Speaking of "It's a wonder..." It's actually a wonder that anyone with intellect can stay seated on their chair rather then laughing and rolling on the floor at some of these stupid comments. Obviously, the teatards can't read since they post the same b*llsh*t after every news story published. It doesn't matter what the topic is, they just spew their Koch garbage. Haven't you hateful fools had enough? Haven't you seen the jobs that have been created, the success of your much hated, "Obamacare", the stabilization of the housing market, the troops coming home from overseas? Or are you too hateful and ignorant to see all the good things that are happening?
Doesn't matter, just keep copying and pasting your trash talk. It gives the rest of us something to laugh about.
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Wall Street slows down in the summer as many traders and investors take the season off. How often are you watching your stocks?
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- Every day; there's too much going on.
- Every week; can't afford to miss an opportunity.
- I've checked out for summer.
- I'm a long-term investor; summer doesn't change my schedule.