Mueller/Russia investigation

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Indy » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:57 pm

I am not sure when the last time our country went to war (or military action) that was warranted.

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Nodack » Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:48 am

Shouldn’t the video be of them placing the bomb, not removing it? Iran claims it is responsible for security of the vessels in that area and that they were the ones who rescued the crews of the damaged ships. Is it possible that they were on alert after the first attacks, saw the mine and removed it to stop another ship from being damaged? They were busted removing a mine.
Another scenario I heard Trump claim is that they were removing the mine because it failed to detonate and they those mines have Iran written all over it so the were trying to remove it to get rid of the evidence. That is a plausible scenario. We don’t know.

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Mori Chu » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:05 am

It's telling that some US allies like Japan dispute our account of events and who is responsible. It's also telling that we can no longer trust the executive branch (Bolton and Pompeo) to be honest about what has happened overseas.

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Nodack » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:58 am

It’s a little scary to realize we might be the bad guys. All my life I thought we were the good guys. Growing up in school I was taught we were always the good guys. Then I grew up and started reading more and realized we have done some very unscrupulous things. Now we elect a guy that is basically a serial liar and evil to the core and the more off the rails he goes the more his base likes him.

What happened to US?

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by ShelC » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:25 am

It's like when Obi-Wan gives the "certain point of view" speech to Luke.

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Nodack » Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:27 am

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2 ... et/160861/
Russia will test its internal RuNet network to see whether the country can function without the global internet, the Russian government announced Monday. The tests will begin after Nov. 1, recur at least annually, and possibly more frequently. It’s the latest move in a series of technical and policy steps intended to allow the Russian government to cut its citizens off from the rest of the world.

Interesting

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Mori Chu » Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:26 am

Wow. China ain't the only country with a great firewall.

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Nodack » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:25 am

This has nothing to do with the Mueller investigation but, I didn’t want to make a new thread for it.

Russian government resigns after President Putin’s state-of-the-nation address proposes changes to the constitution
https://www.rt.com/russia/478340-govern ... -medvedev/
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced that the entire government is resigning in a surprise statement released shortly after President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state-of-the-nation address.

Putin also proposed multiple amendments to Russia’s constitution. His proposals would entail “substantial changes” to the constitution as well as to the “entire balance of power, the power of the executive, the power of the legislature, the power of the judiciary,” Medvedev explained.

“In this context, it is obvious that, as the government, we must provide the president with a capability to make all decisions,” which are required to implement the proposed plan, Medvedev said announcing the en-masse resignation.

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Superbone » Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:27 pm

Wow. Sounds like it deserves its own thread.
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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Mori Chu » Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:50 pm

'Dack: I saw that headline. I assume Putin is just rearranging the deck chairs so that he can retain power in 2024 when his fourth presidenttial term ends. For a while he stepped down as President and had a guy named Dmitry Medvedev be president for a while, but my understanding is that Med was more of a puppet and Putin still ruled under the title of Prime Minister.

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Re: Mueller/Russia investigation

Post by Nodack » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:38 am

Putin = Russia

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