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    09-24-2022, 03:27 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    What do you think of the Vexler response to Chomsky? Around here Noam is not considered to be objective on this topic. your opinion? Also,...
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    09-24-2022, 12:52 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I’m surprised you volunteered for a second tour under the circumstance Thank you for your civility. And I note the rest of you still are...
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    09-24-2022, 12:08 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Happy New Year in Ukraine,
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    09-21-2022, 10:43 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    No. we assumed responsibility and acted with hubris and naivety. We thought it would be easy to make them into a market driven economy, a pushover. ...
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    09-21-2022, 03:00 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Please clarify. Do you believe the CIA installed Putin and kept him revved up since Yeltsin? Regarding Chomsky and Ukraine, I think this reflects...
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    09-21-2022, 08:37 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I take it from your reply that you believe Yeltsin’s successor, V.V.Putin, was chosen in Virginia? A neat trick they should duplicate again then. I...
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    09-20-2022, 06:58 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    And now the latest farce, plebiscites called for in three days just as Ukraine is knocking on the door of Lyman. A masquerade worthy of Stalin...
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    09-20-2022, 03:53 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Exactly.
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    09-20-2022, 03:35 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Not a perfect ending with perfect justice. Probably still a good idea to enlist Von Braun regardless since rocketry has assumed such significance...
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    09-20-2022, 03:13 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    D’accord. This reply exposes how naive yet subtle Sand’s line of reasoning is. As if it was the west’s responsibility or even within the realm of...
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    09-18-2022, 10:38 PM
    There doesn’t seem to be another option for western oriented Russians. I suppose if you’re Jewish you can make your way to Israel. Russian...
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    09-18-2022, 10:30 PM
    I know what it feels like to cross an uncomfortable border and how it feels to be culled at the gate. She described it perfectly. She’s an...
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    09-18-2022, 07:12 PM
    I thought this was quite a video. Russia, for the vacation of a lifetime.
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    09-18-2022, 01:28 PM
    Y> Joe!
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    09-10-2022, 09:38 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    The young offer hope. Not all, but many. Remember they know they live in a place where than can be harmed in many ways for critical comments played...
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    09-10-2022, 06:53 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Not all Russians are so easily fooled. What does Russia have to offer?
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    09-10-2022, 04:21 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    These successes speak to agile tactical response at the field officer and even noncom level. This is, at least from our perspective, a surprise...
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    09-10-2022, 12:42 PM
    This is fun. I’m a huge Zoila fan. How could you not be?
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    09-09-2022, 11:30 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    @ LW Baxter: About optimism, I know how you feel. It lifts the heart to see how the Ukrainians have endured through all and more than just bloodied...
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    09-08-2022, 08:56 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I don’t know, you may be right and they do already have the technology implemented. The longer term problem for them is that their devices rely on...
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    09-08-2022, 01:58 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
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    09-08-2022, 01:36 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Desired goods includes parts for machinery, advanced chip sets, automobile spares as well as vehicles, specialized drones and all manner of...
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    09-08-2022, 02:55 AM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    The exchange rate is favorable for the ruble but Russia is suffering 13.5% inflation and favorable exchange does nothing to make domestic inflation...
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    09-07-2022, 02:29 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    My fog doesn’t permit me to make predictions about shorter term goals but there’s cause for optimism. Yea! Assuming the situation reasonably...
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    09-05-2022, 02:32 PM
    @David G : Tad Roberts was in Victoria and came aboard our boat this past Saturday. Not exactly a youngster but he’s got some good years and...
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    09-05-2022, 02:23 PM
    Lew Barrett replied to a thread Vote Forward in The Bilge
    Like button would be pushed…..if we had one.
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    09-03-2022, 01:29 AM
    Happy birthday!
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    09-02-2022, 12:35 PM
    Absurd troll by op. Ignoring it is best possible advice. Let this be the last of it. Oz has spoken.
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