Would a President Romney start a war with a nuclear Russia?

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=A_Gzkx9yaig

    Mitt Romney: Russia Is 'Our Number One Geopolitical Foe'? Over al Qaeda? Over Iran?

    Mitt Romney: 'Russia is our number one geopolitical foe' - English pravda.ru

    "I would recommend all U.S. presidential candidates ... do two things. First, when phrasing their position one needs to use one's head, one's good reason, which would not do harm to a presidential candidate.

    "Also, (one needs to) look at his watch: we are in 2012 and not the mid-1970s."

    A senior lawmaker from Putin's ruling party said Romney's remark went "far deeper" than political posturing, warning a Republican win would likely revive a "line of confrontation with Russia" rooted in the administration of George W. Bush.

    "It's clear that this is a new edition of the old doctrine of American hegemony, and Romney is not alone in this approach," said Alexei Pushkov, chairman of the international affairs committee in the State Duma, the lower parliament house.

    "There is a whole group of senators who specialize in promoting the idea of U.S. domination of world affairs and ... in anti-Russian themes," he told a news conference.

    "The Republicans are going with the ideology of George Bush and John McCain, in essence, and on this basis they want to return to power. And that's the problem."

    Medvedev says Romney's anti-Russia comment smacks of Hollywood - chicagotribune.com
     
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    This is taking the Reagan act too far.
     
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    Romney is running for office; that sometimes leads to hyperbole. :eusa_shhh:
     
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    Only if JoJo Smitty showed up on a mirror under a "certain" dust and told him to.
     
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    The defense industry adored the cold war, biggest military buildup in history and nothing had to actually work, can't blame them for wanting it back.
     
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    Would a poster rdean ever post an honest thread?


    Unlikely
     
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    Repubs are known for popping off without thinking and this bunch of Clown Candidates seems to be even worse than some of the others. Each of them has said they want to go to war with Iran and idiot Mittens has said he wants to take money away from the private sector to enlarge our government and military even more.

    As frightening as SickRick and Noot are, Mittens is scarier because he has no experience. No, rw's, I'm sorry but breaking up companies and firing people because he "likes to fire people", and getting the biggest Olympic tax-funded bailout in history is not "experience".

    The real answer to whether or not he would take us into the wars he has said he wants lie with the people wo will be running the White House if he is elected - Grover Norquist and Karl Rove so yes, I don't thin there is any doubt that we will be at war with gawd knows who if Mittens is elected.

    We would also do well to remember that the GObP/R's didn't like that President Obama orchestrated and truly surgical strikes in order to take out bin Laden, al-Awaki, Gadaffi and other Taliban and al Qeada. Reading here, the rw's don't like it either. One can only guess that they want lots of blood, lots of dead people and huge tax increases.

    If the R's can't go to war, there is no war profiteering for them and, well, gee whiz, what's the good of that?
     
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    I cannot say this is NOT "honest", though it seems an ODD question..........................:doubt:
     
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    The R's were against the START Treaty but what President Obama "gave up" in that trade was a bunch of out dated, un-usable weapons. Must drive the R's nuts that he got everything without giving up anything of value. :clap2::clap2::clap2:
     
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    BTW, that was the same START Treaty they were for before President Obama made it actually happen.

    Just one more thing the R's loved until Obama did it.

    HIPP-OH-KRITS.
     

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