Why did Russia put sanctions on HRC and Hunter Biden

Sol Rosenberg

Girthy Member
92,089
10,034
Earth
...and not a single member of the Republican Party or any member of the Trump family? 

 
Last edited by a moderator:

Grrr...

▰▰▰▰▰▰▰▰▰▰ 100%
9,427
2,121
Detroit
Pfft.  The republicans are still quietly working for Putin.  Check this shit out:

Republican lawmakers are fishing for Russian nationals released from our prisons - but ONLY UNDER BIDEN:

The lawmakers also demanded a list of Russian nations in U.S. federal custody pursuant to criminal charges or convictions since Biden took office in January 2021 who have been released prior to the end of the individual’s criminal sentence. They also requested the charges for which the individual was in custody or convicted.

And the phrasing of this had to be 100% intentional.  This is the stuff that Tucker's wet dreams are made from:

"In light of the Biden Administration’s sudden reversal on Burkov’s case, the potential that he may now be working against U.S. interests, and to better understand the Administration’s efforts to address the pervasive threats posed by Russian cybercriminals, we respectfully request the following information," the lawmakers wrote.

They mean that Burkov may be working against the US.  Even though proper grammer and English would read that as BIDEN working against the US.  Since Burkov's is an adjective (showing whose case) and Biden is the noun.  He can only refer to a noun.

Yeah, it's nitpicking, but it's intentional, and it's Republican bullshit.

 

Sol Rosenberg

Girthy Member
92,089
10,034
Earth
Pfft.  The republicans are still quietly working for Putin.  Check this shit out:

Republican lawmakers are fishing for Russian nationals released from our prisons - but ONLY UNDER BIDEN:

The lawmakers also demanded a list of Russian nations in U.S. federal custody pursuant to criminal charges or convictions since Biden took office in January 2021 who have been released prior to the end of the individual’s criminal sentence. They also requested the charges for which the individual was in custody or convicted.

And the phrasing of this had to be 100% intentional.  This is the stuff that Tucker's wet dreams are made from:

"In light of the Biden Administration’s sudden reversal on Burkov’s case, the potential that he may now be working against U.S. interests, and to better understand the Administration’s efforts to address the pervasive threats posed by Russian cybercriminals, we respectfully request the following information," the lawmakers wrote.

They mean that Burkov may be working against the US.  Even though proper grammer and English would read that as BIDEN working against the US.  Since Burkov's is an adjective (showing whose case) and Biden is the noun.  He can only refer to a noun.

Yeah, it's nitpicking, but it's intentional, and it's Republican bullshit.
They're not even working for Putin quietly.  Look up how many GOP Senators voted against the funding bill with the 13 billion dollars in aid to Ukraine.

The senators who voted against the bill were:

Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, John Boozman of Arkansas, Mike Braun of Indiana, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, Mike Crapo of Idaho, Ted Cruz of Texas, Steve Daines of Montana, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, Josh Hawley of Missouri, John Hoeven of North Dakota, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, John Kennedy of Louisiana, James Lankford of Oklahoma, Mike Lee of Utah, Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, Roger Marshall of Kansas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Jim Risch of Idaho, Mitt Romney of Utah, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Marco Rubio of Florida, Ben Sasse of Nebraska, Rick Scott of Florida, Tim Scott of South Carolina, Dan Sullivan of Arkansas, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.


The full list of representatives who voted against the bill:


Brian Babin (R-TX)
Andy Biggs (R-AZ)
Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
Dan Bishop (R-NC)
Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Lauren Boebert (R-CO)
Jamaal Bowman (D-NY)
Ken Buck (R-CO)
Tim Burchett (R-TN)
Brian Babib (R-TX)
Michael Burgess (R-TX)
Cori Bush (D-MO)
Kat Cammack (R-FL)
Michael Cloud (R-TX)
Andrew Clyde (R-GA)
Warren Davidson (R-OH)
Scott Eugene DesJarlais (R-TN)
Jeff Duncan (R-SC)
Pat Fallon (R-TX)
Matt Gaetz (R-FL)
Jesús García (D-IL)
Louis Gohmert(R-TX)
Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)
Bob Good (VA)
Lance Gooden (R-TX)
Paul Gosar (R-AZ)
Garret Graves (R-LA)
Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA)
Diana Harshbarger (R-TN)
Kevin Hern (R-OK)
Yvette Herrell (R-NM)
Jody Hice (R-GA)
Clay Higgins (R-LA)
Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
Sara Jacobs (D-CA)
Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)
Jim Jordan (R-OH)
Fred Keller (R-PA)
Mike Kelly (R-PA)
Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Billy Long (R-MO)
Tracey Mann (R-KS)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
Lisa McClain (R-MI)
Jim McGovern (D- MA)
David McKinley (R-WV)
Alex Mooney (R-WV)
Barry Moore (R-AL)
Troy Nehls (R-TX)
Ralph Norman (R-SC)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)
Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
Christy Perry (R-PA)
Mark Pocan (D-WI)
Bill Posey (R-FL)
Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)
John Rose (R-TN)
Matt Rosendale (R-MT)
Chip Roy (R-TX)
David Schweikert (R-AZ)
Van Taylor (R-TX)
Tom Tiffany (R-WI)
Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ)
Tim Walberg (R-MI)
Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
Randy Weber (R-TX)
Daniel Webster (R-FL)
Roger Williams (R-TX)
Lee Zeldin (R-NY)

 

Sol Rosenberg

Girthy Member
92,089
10,034
Earth
Hillary Clinton, in response to sanctions levied on her by the Russian government: “I want to thank the Russian Academy for this Lifetime Achievement Award.”

 

badlatitude

Super Anarchist
27,831
4,051
George Takei: When Russia sanctioned Canada, it barred leaders from all major political parties, including Conservative leaders.

But when it sanctioned the United States, it barred Democratic leaders only. It didn't name a single GOP leader.

The message could not be more clear.

These 31 GQP MAGAts voted against $13.6B USD in aid to Ukraine

Blackburn (R-TN)
Boozman (R-AR)
Braun (R-IN)
Burr (R-NC)
Cassidy (R-LA)
Cotton (R-AR)
Cramer (R-ND)
Crapo (R-ID)
Cruz (R-TX)
Daines (R-MT)
Fischer (R-NE)
Hagerty (R-TN)
Hawley (R-MO)
Hoeven (R-ND)
Johnson (R-WI)
Kennedy (R-LA)
Lankford (R-OK)
Lee (R-UT)
Lummis (R-WY)
Marshall (R-KS)
Paul (R-KY)
Risch (R-ID)
Romney (R-UT)
Rounds (R-SD)
Rubio (R-FL)
Sasse (R-NE)
Scott (R-FL)
Scott (R-SC)
Sullivan (R-AK)
Tillis (R-NC)
Toomey (R-PA)
 

 

d'ranger

Super Anarchist
28,767
4,036
This is one of those "if you have to ask" questions.  And dang it, Sol beat me to HRC quote.   Which reminds me of a quote by Pablo Picasso when being interrogated by the Gestapo in WWII was shown a famous painting of a Spanish city being bombed by the Nazis and was asked "did you do this"?

Pablo answered "no, you did it, I only painted it".

 

Pertinacious Tom

Importunate Member
61,268
1,673
Punta Gorda FL
They're not even working for Putin quietly.  Look up how many GOP Senators voted against the funding bill with the 13 billion dollars in aid to Ukraine.

The senators who voted against the bill were:

Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, John Boozman of Arkansas, Mike Braun of Indiana, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, Mike Crapo of Idaho, Ted Cruz of Texas, Steve Daines of Montana, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, Josh Hawley of Missouri, John Hoeven of North Dakota, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, John Kennedy of Louisiana, James Lankford of Oklahoma, Mike Lee of Utah, Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, Roger Marshall of Kansas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Jim Risch of Idaho, Mitt Romney of Utah, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Marco Rubio of Florida, Ben Sasse of Nebraska, Rick Scott of Florida, Tim Scott of South Carolina, Dan Sullivan of Arkansas, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.


The full list of representatives who voted against the bill:


Brian Babin (R-TX)
Andy Biggs (R-AZ)
Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
Dan Bishop (R-NC)
Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Lauren Boebert (R-CO)
Jamaal Bowman (D-NY)
Ken Buck (R-CO)
Tim Burchett (R-TN)
Brian Babib (R-TX)
Michael Burgess (R-TX)
Cori Bush (D-MO)
Kat Cammack (R-FL)
Michael Cloud (R-TX)
Andrew Clyde (R-GA)
Warren Davidson (R-OH)
Scott Eugene DesJarlais (R-TN)
Jeff Duncan (R-SC)
Pat Fallon (R-TX)
Matt Gaetz (R-FL)
Jesús García (D-IL)
Louis Gohmert(R-TX)
Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)
Bob Good (VA)
Lance Gooden (R-TX)
Paul Gosar (R-AZ)
Garret Graves (R-LA)
Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA)
Diana Harshbarger (R-TN)
Kevin Hern (R-OK)
Yvette Herrell (R-NM)
Jody Hice (R-GA)
Clay Higgins (R-LA)
Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
Sara Jacobs (D-CA)
Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)
Jim Jordan (R-OH)
Fred Keller (R-PA)
Mike Kelly (R-PA)
Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Billy Long (R-MO)
Tracey Mann (R-KS)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
Lisa McClain (R-MI)
Jim McGovern (D- MA)
David McKinley (R-WV)
Alex Mooney (R-WV)
Barry Moore (R-AL)
Troy Nehls (R-TX)
Ralph Norman (R-SC)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)
Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
Christy Perry (R-PA)
Mark Pocan (D-WI)
Bill Posey (R-FL)
Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)
John Rose (R-TN)
Matt Rosendale (R-MT)
Chip Roy (R-TX)
David Schweikert (R-AZ)
Van Taylor (R-TX)
Tom Tiffany (R-WI)
Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ)
Tim Walberg (R-MI)
Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
Randy Weber (R-TX)
Daniel Webster (R-FL)
Roger Williams (R-TX)
Lee Zeldin (R-NY)
Oh dear. Putin has taken over The Squad too?

 

Olsonist

Disgusting Liberal Elitist
28,076
3,480
New Oak City
They're not even working for Putin quietly.  Look up how many GOP Senators voted against the funding bill with the 13 billion dollars in aid to Ukraine.

The senators who voted against the bill were:

Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, John Boozman of Arkansas, Mike Braun of Indiana, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, Mike Crapo of Idaho, Ted Cruz of Texas, Steve Daines of Montana, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, Josh Hawley of Missouri, John Hoeven of North Dakota, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, John Kennedy of Louisiana, James Lankford of Oklahoma, Mike Lee of Utah, Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, Roger Marshall of Kansas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Jim Risch of Idaho, Mitt Romney of Utah, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Marco Rubio of Florida, Ben Sasse of Nebraska, Rick Scott of Florida, Tim Scott of South Carolina, Dan Sullivan of Arkansas, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.


The full list of representatives who voted against the bill:


Brian Babin (R-TX)
Andy Biggs (R-AZ)
Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
Dan Bishop (R-NC)
Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Lauren Boebert (R-CO)
Jamaal Bowman (D-NY)
Ken Buck (R-CO)
Tim Burchett (R-TN)
Brian Babib (R-TX)
Michael Burgess (R-TX)
Cori Bush (D-MO)
Kat Cammack (R-FL)
Michael Cloud (R-TX)
Andrew Clyde (R-GA)
Warren Davidson (R-OH)
Scott Eugene DesJarlais (R-TN)
Jeff Duncan (R-SC)
Pat Fallon (R-TX)
Matt Gaetz (R-FL)
Jesús García (D-IL)
Louis Gohmert(R-TX)
Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)
Bob Good (VA)
Lance Gooden (R-TX)
Paul Gosar (R-AZ)
Garret Graves (R-LA)
Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA)
Diana Harshbarger (R-TN)
Kevin Hern (R-OK)
Yvette Herrell (R-NM)
Jody Hice (R-GA)
Clay Higgins (R-LA)
Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
Sara Jacobs (D-CA)
Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)
Jim Jordan (R-OH)
Fred Keller (R-PA)
Mike Kelly (R-PA)
Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Billy Long (R-MO)
Tracey Mann (R-KS)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
Lisa McClain (R-MI)
Jim McGovern (D- MA)
David McKinley (R-WV)
Alex Mooney (R-WV)
Barry Moore (R-AL)
Troy Nehls (R-TX)
Ralph Norman (R-SC)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)
Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
Christy Perry (R-PA)
Mark Pocan (D-WI)
Bill Posey (R-FL)
Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)
John Rose (R-TN)
Matt Rosendale (R-MT)
Chip Roy (R-TX)
David Schweikert (R-AZ)
Van Taylor (R-TX)
Tom Tiffany (R-WI)
Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ)
Tim Walberg (R-MI)
Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
Randy Weber (R-TX)
Daniel Webster (R-FL)
Roger Williams (R-TX)
Lee Zeldin (R-NY)
image.png

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/03/17/republicans-ukraine-aid-vote/

Of course, I could compare this to Gingrich but then Jeff would bring up the Dixie Chicks.

 
Last edited by a moderator:

SloopJonB

Super Anarchist
65,895
10,946
Great Wet North
Hypocrisy doesn't begin to describe that - isn't there a particular word for that kind of thing?

Duplicity?

Perfidiousness?

 
Last edited by a moderator:

Olsonist

Disgusting Liberal Elitist
28,076
3,480
New Oak City
Cortez is generally anti-military spending. She has a point. This bill is barely being questioned whereas Obamacare was discussed in detail, down to whether it paid for women's birth control.

 
Last edited by a moderator:

SloopJonB

Super Anarchist
65,895
10,946
Great Wet North
Why does that need a new spending bill?

The American military budget is what? $750,000,000,000.00

Surely they can spare a few thousand weapons out of inventory and still be bigger than the next 8 or 9 biggest powers combined?

 

Pertinacious Tom

Importunate Member
61,268
1,673
Punta Gorda FL
Not sure, my understanding is that conservatives are always happy about spending on war & death.

It's been pointed out that AOC and some of the left-ish Democrats ALSO voted against the Ukraine assistance bill. Not sure why.

- DSK
They're not even working for Putin quietly, obviously.

Or maybe it's more like when John McCain accused Ron Paul of working for Putin because of his opposition to the Iraq war. John later admitted he had been wrong to support that war. Not sure if he ever apologized or admitted that Ron Paul, much like The Squad, was actually anti-war, not pro-Putin.

 

Olsonist

Disgusting Liberal Elitist
28,076
3,480
New Oak City
They're not even working for Putin quietly, obviously.

Or maybe it's more like when John McCain accused Ron Paul of working for Putin because of his opposition to the Iraq war. John later admitted he had been wrong to support that war. Not sure if he ever apologized or admitted that Ron Paul, much like The Squad, was actually anti-war, not pro-Putin.
McCain was right about your boy.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/ron-paul-is-supporting-russias-illegal-occupation-of-crimea

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/09/636982295/is-it-springtime-for-putin-and-republicans

 
Last edited by a moderator:
Top