Jimbo wrote:Seeing this bit again gives me pause. The "straight up to Putin" jibe strikes me as gratuitous.
Jimbo - it's not a jibe, and it isn't gratuitous. The hierarchy does go straight up to Putin. I don't see how it could be much plainer.
Jimbo wrote:... then it is most reasonable to assume the meeting was a plea to have the sanctions lifted.
Yes... by whom? Remember, everybody at this point thought HRC was a shoo-in. Was she going to lift the sanctions? They wanted Trump in so that HE would lift the sanctions (which, remember, were directly affecting HIS wallet too).
Jimbo wrote:Charley, my beef now is with the Democrats who are ready to make war over Russia supposedly "hacking of our democracy" when that is one, unproven
It is rapidly being proven.
Jimbo wrote:and two, tiny potatoes compared to the hyper-mafia goings on between Trump and those gangsters.
Jimbo, it's all the same fucking meal!