Executive Order -- Blocking property of Ukraine trouble makers in USA...

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  1. RussP

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    This will sting...
     
  2. 20South

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    ...and then Putin starts seizing US assets in Russia/Crimea region. I am not so sure O doesn't want us in this war as it would accelerate certain fundamental transformations that likely are in line with his thinking.
     

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    Wait until he starts cutting oil off to the EU and USA. Granted only about 5% of our imports consist of Russian oil, but it will cause a price spike and everyone will get hit in the pocketbook.
     
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  4. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    so Russia will go back to driving little box cars and our Big Macks will cost $15.00 until McDonald's can recoup what they lost in Russia.
     
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    Yes because China and other countries will not share and sell tech and automobiles:rofl:

    http://rt.com/business/russia-car-germany-2016-306/
     
  6. DOC44

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    obamma is going to keep on until he really whizzes Putin off. Putin has probably anticipated this and will counter. Don't get wrong. I am not backing Putin... I just hate to be backing a Chihuahua in a dog fight with a pit bull.

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    This is what bothers me too.
     
  8. Ricky Ricardo

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    Amen to that.
     
  9. DOC44

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    and also Great Britain and Germany don't seem to be going along with all the sanctions and the billion dollars we are sending Ukraine, they will probably use it to pay Russia the money the Ukraine owes Russia that Russia is demanding be paid tomorrow.

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  10. Alizard

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    So, in some threads Obama is getting bashed for not standing up to Putin and in this one he is bashed for trying to do something?

    You know, I would really like to hear from you exactly what brilliant foreign policy strategy you would recommend if YOU WERE CIC and had the same crappy, no-win options available to you.

    Anything to say?

    Ironic thing is that what Obama is doing (confiscating assets) is what I recommended Bush do to Saudi assets to pay reparations for 9/11 losses to victims since Saudi nationals carried out the attacks and saudi Arabia shielded terrorists and allowed massive sums of money to be funneled to Al Qaeada.

    We all know how that turned out.

    So, if you don't want any sanctions against Putin... I guess we just grab our ankles? That always works out so well.
     
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    At this point in time I don't know what to do. But when you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. We do this and they do that and on and on until everyone sits down for a beer conference or people start shooting. What sanctions do you think Putin will employ on the US and those countries that go along with the US and employ sanctions of their own.

    So at this point in time I don't know what I would try:dunno:

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  12. Silas.soule

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    Well said Alizard.

    Hmmm. Maybe the Russian mafia here, will get so angry, they talk to their brothers in Russia. Tell 'em to reign in Putin, politically.
     
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  13. cowboywannabe

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    the incompetence comes in because Obama never had a plan in place to prevent or discourage such Russian advances, nor did he have a plan B if Russia did something such as this now.

    when Obama's plan to deal with another super power is be more flexible after the election, you've given the green light to the other side.

    what about this do you not understand?
     
  14. DOC44

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    Ducks Unlimited alert:

    DUcks are migrating.

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  15. Alizard

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    Yeah, that's what I thought you said.

    Isn't it funny, whenever I ask somebody how they would deal with the situation, know what the reply is?

    I HATE OBAMA

    I HATE OBAMA

    I HATE OBAMA

    I HATE OBAMA

    I HATE OBAMA

    I HATE OBAMA

    So you will bash him, even though he was handed a bag full of crap: a worn out military, dead economy, bankrupt treasury, allies who no longer trust anything we say..... but anytime I ask the bashers what brilliant foreign policy they would use?

    NOTHING
     
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    Well, now you know what Obama feels like.

    Yeah, I was the guy screaming STOP all the time the previous admin was digging the crater we are now in, so it's a little late now.
     
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    Well, Bush had to lay down the shovel and along came obama with a backhoe.

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    That sounds like his position now, perhaps one he is accustomed to.
    :rofl:

    We don't need their oil, we need to wake up and produce our own and refine it here instead of propping up other economies.
     
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    So right now....what is the correct response?
     
  20. eb07

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    Let Europe handle their own crisis for a change. We have enough domestic problems to deal with.