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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Obama announces tough new economic sanctions on Russia
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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The pseudo-macho Republican windbags who argue that President Obama is “weak” will likely dismiss his latest sanctions against Russia. But, of course, that’s what they have to say. Their lords and masters on the radical right insist upon it.

Max Fisher of The Washington Post makes more sense with this tweet: “Today Obama became 10,000 times more hawkish on Russia than Bush ever was.”

The National Journal has the gist of the story HERE:

President Obama took new steps Thursday to intensify the economic isolation of Russia following its “illegal” annexation of Crimea, which could have a “significant impact ...

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