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Norvell

Member Since: Sun Jan 02, 2011
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MysteryMan

Member Since: Fri Apr 28, 2017
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Subj: Re: The difference between right and wrong, and drawing the line.
Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 at 10:20:49 am CST (Viewed 660 times)
Reply Subj: Re: The difference between right and wrong, and drawing the line.
Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 at 09:09:54 am CST (Viewed 719 times)



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    I am not saying Putin is good. I am saying he is far better than Stalin through Gorbachev. Mikhail saw the writing on the wall.


Stalin was an overt murderer, true. Few beat him in the area of body count. The difference with Putin is that he's a subversive threat. Putin is a former KGB colonel who has no qualms about killing -- and killing large swaths of people (e.g. Syria) -- but he understands that achieving the fall of the West is done via subversion, rather than a direct assault. It could be argued, and I think rightly, that Putin is a bigger threat than ISIS and has caused more damage to post-WW2 America and the Western alliance than anyone.

It's difficult to compare that to overt atrocities, I would agree


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