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2022-05-14 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Zelensky comments on possible meeting with Russian dictator Putin
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Posted by Besoeker 2022-05-14 09:06|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10796 views ]  Top

#1 So now Rantburg is linking to blatant Ukrainian agitprop. Nice.

Re "dictator": Do the readers even know which of these two has banned the entire opposition as well as all use of their native language by the main separatist minority in his country?
Posted by Albert Omerong9589 2022-05-14 11:17||   2022-05-14 11:17|| Front Page Top

#2 And the letter Z, Mr. Squidward. And the letter Z.
Posted by swksvolFF 2022-05-14 13:42||   2022-05-14 13:42|| Front Page Top

#3 Do the readers even know...

Actually, we all just fell off the turnip truck last night and were sitting here waiting from some kind stranger to enlighten us as to the true state of the world. We're like Diogenes searching the inter-webs for an honest fact. But not actually moving around.

Zel is still in the pre-negotion declaration stage where you boldly state your unshakable position. The Russians are not going to give back what they have now. But we can't talk about that until the Second Act. And now, back to the show!
Posted by SteveS 2022-05-14 18:23||   2022-05-14 18:23|| Front Page Top

#4 Geez, Mr. Anonymous Coward, tell us how EEVIL it is for the Ukrainians to not be keen on the Russians who have twice in the last 100 years tried to exterminate them! Tell us how cruel they are to the totally grass-roots, completely not funded and staffed by Russia "separatist" movement!

And don't forget to tell us how EEEVIL the Finns and Poles are, and how they need "denazification" next!
Posted by Rob Crawford 2022-05-14 19:34||   2022-05-14 19:34|| Front Page Top

#5 Z-man is another fake Jeffersonian huckster in a long series of fourth world con men who've fleeced Uncle Sam with their bullshit about bringing democracy to their benighted patch.

The little asshole poked the bear in the eye, walked away from Minsk II, and now he's got a $60 billion candy store for him and his fellow kleptocrats to plunder.

Remember Ahmad Chalabi?
How about Hamid Karzai?
Anyone recall our brave freedom fighters in Libya? Syria?

We're the world's patsy: every shithole dictator, swindler, tinpot politico who claims to be holding back Washington's scapegoat du jour can bamboozle Congress to send him billions by pretending to be fostering "freedom" and "democracy."

The Iraqi National Congress was a fabulous con. So was Karzai's Afghan pseudo-town hall and girls' education bullshit.

Our swampies are the most gullible assholes ever to wield a trillion-dollar budget.
Posted by Vinegar Snore1537 2022-05-14 19:41||   2022-05-14 19:41|| Front Page Top

#6 Suffering is the rule, not the exception, of the human condition. The "native Americans" were slaughtering each other until we came along and did it better and quicker for them.

Since Woodrow Wilson inserted us into Other People's Troubles™ in the early 20th century, it's been all down hill. We now live in R2P Land, where the Nulands, Kristols and so forth get your childrens' blood spilled for no good reason because they were treated poorly on the Auld Sod.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-05-14 19:41||   2022-05-14 19:41|| Front Page Top

#7 Sixty. Fucking. BILLION.

Shipped out of the USA to yet another shithole of shitholes, a dictatorship led by the most corrupt government this side of Pakistan, for a fake country that's already been cut in half and blasted to smithereens.

Place your bets. How much of this $60 billion will be stolen? Utterly wasted?

We've blown over a TRILLION in Iraq - a complete waste. Another TRILLION in Afghanistan torched. And now, for the third fucking time in a row, our DC idiots are about to blow hundreds of billions on another fool's errand.

For "democracy" and "freedom" in a shitty little dictatorship that has neither. You can't make this shit up.

Posted by Vinegar Snore1537  2022-05-14 19:54||   2022-05-14 19:54|| Front Page Top

#8 All on paper. It will never get there. I'm sure they had focus groups to see if there was a way to make the theft into a feel-good exercise for the alphabet mafia, but with all the Sh*tter blue checks sporting their Ukraine flags, this won.

Does money stolen by politicians even go off shore anymore?
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-05-14 19:58||   2022-05-14 19:58|| Front Page Top

#9 The Iraqi National Congress was a fabulous con. So was Karzai's Afghan pseudo-town hall and girls' education bullshit.

Chamabi and Karzai got nothin' on the Z-man. He's a Jewish entertainer, he rocks a snug t-shirt and his scapegoat du jour is a million times worse than Saddam and the Taliban!

He's got the Hollywood vote -- both the real Hollywood and "Hollywood for ugly people."
Posted by Jack the Prolific9314 2022-05-14 20:05||   2022-05-14 20:05|| Front Page Top

#10 Trump's working hard now to keep the senate democrat. Story in that somewhere.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-05-14 20:11||   2022-05-14 20:11|| Front Page Top

#11 Does money stolen by politicians even go off shore anymore?

We sent $12 billion (pre-Biden dollars) to Iraq in the three months following the invasion. ALL of it disappeared without a trace.

Those were pre-Biden dollars. Plus Ukraine is even more corrupt than Iraq, and our lobbyists know all the klepto pathways there. Rosemont Seneca's offshore accounts are ready and waiting.

And Zelensky's patron Kolomoisky knows the terrain.

It's a good bet that Kolomoisky, Z-Man, assorted other Ukrainians and their D.C. enablers will pocket at least $25 billion.

Some real estate brokers in Knightsbridge and Cleveland will be very happy.

Also some Ukrainian child sex traffickers who don't want competition from Uganda (tell 'em to BYOBabyFormula).
Posted by Jack the Prolific9314 2022-05-14 20:24||   2022-05-14 20:24|| Front Page Top

#12 Don't you worry bout a thing. Merrick Garland and his boss just got a shiny new toy to play with, all the way to the midterms. 11 black people shot, at least five killed in racially motivated mass shooting at Buffalo’s Tops supermarket

"Racism! Gun Violence!! White Supremacist TERROR!!!!"
Posted by Glusose Spusoger3802 2022-05-14 20:36||   2022-05-14 20:36|| Front Page Top

#13 Way too early for an October Surprise and congress is in summer recess. Bad timing for anything other than a practice run.

And mass shootings have not really worked out media wise since the Vegas Mirage thing.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-05-14 20:51||   2022-05-14 20:51|| Front Page Top

#14 mass shooting at Buffalo’s Tops supermarket

What odds that the white, 18 year old killer who drove hours to get to the black neighbourhood grocery store will turn out to have mental health issues?
Posted by trailing wife 2022-05-14 21:18||   2022-05-14 21:18|| Front Page Top

#15 ^ and a history with the FBI.
Posted by M. Murcek 2022-05-14 21:30||   2022-05-14 21:30|| Front Page Top

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