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'I hope the mods understand this is done for the sake of experiment only and not for propaganda purposes.'

What type of 'experiment' are you conducting posting something like that? And you and the other usual suspects throw words at others such as 'bigot'?

You've got to be kidding.

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What type of 'experiment' are you conducting posting something like that?
Let's see if he applies the same judgement to the Jews as he did to the Russians, based on the quotes of "famous, intelligent and knowledgeable people".

And yes, you are a bigot full of putrid bile and a pathetic "researcher", worthy of "propaganda commissar" role only.

I can repeat it again, if you want this so much
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You have absolutely no idea what you're talking about and thanks for proving my point.

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What a brilliant and well thought out response.
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Something to like:
Really, really black Russian humour.

And this kind of thing (St. Petersburg street art) somehow gives at least me hope for Russia.
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I think you forgot the quotes around "street art"
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Here's a challenge I've got for you and if you're man enough you must accept it. Here is a web page with a lot of quotes about a particular nationmade by more famous and much more intelligent people than those whose words about Russia you've brought up here. I dare you make the same "ethnographic conclusions" using the same "intellectual method" you applied earlier in the thread.
You want to bring the Jews into this, seriously?
Last time we mixed it up like this, I mentioned one good thing, my rifle, and you came back with "Every anti-Semitic has one Jewish friend."
That turned my stomach almost as much as that site you referred me to, one I slammed the door on as soon as I saw the blurb; "Zionist Trotsky of the Zionist USSR."
What a load of crap, especially considering the history of mistreatment the Jews have suffered in Russia.

So, your asking me to tell why Jews have been so maligned in "every" nation they have settled in?
I'll start with the easiest one; Germany.
Germany is an abnormally group-oriented society, one for all and all for one and all that fiddle-faddle. It's no acccident that Socialism was invented there. Jews were Jews first, and Germans second. Made perfect sense to them, but to the Germans this was sacrilege and intolerable.
There are more Jews in America than there are in Israel, never heard of any Pogroms here.

Gents, I told you so.
I could have been ignored, now I'm the star of the show.


Might be a good time to get back on topic... eh?

Now, Good things about Russia... I could list quite a few. It does not matter if I do it now, or started with it, I will still be accused of being disingenuous by the usual suspects.
So, I ain't posting this for them.

I think the most important is this;
Many nations claim to be Europe's shield against waves of Barbarians pouring in from Asia. IMHO, Russia is the only nation that can claim the title with any Historic consistency. From the Huns to Timur the Lame, they have either absorbed the blows from the far east and suffered accordingly, or deflected them... and in either case, spared Europe much misery by taking it on themselves.
I'm not saying that they dd it out of altruism or even deliberately in most cases, but the results stand and the title is theirs if they want it.
And in the not very distant future, they will probably be called on to do so again. I believe that China will make it's move when things are at their worst, and given the current situation, things can get very bad very quickly.
If I were a European, I'd think long and hard about this.

And then there is this list, which I loved reading over;

http://www.dummies.com/how-to/conten...in-russia.html

Now that indicates considerable amount of class... if I can say that, maybe grace would be a better word?
Almost makes me wish I was still a traveling man, but that part of my life is over.
And so is my part in this thread.
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You want to bring the Jews into this, seriously?
Last time we mixed it up like this, I mentioned one good thing, my rifle, and you came back with "Every anti-Semitic has one Jewish friend."
That turned my stomach almost as much as that site you referred me to, one I slammed the door on as soon as I saw the blurb; "Zionist Trotsky of the Zionist USSR."
What a load of crap, especially considering the history of mistreatment the Jews have suffered in Russia.
Just like I've expected, you've played chicken and now start weaseling out.

You brought up some of quotes about the Russians and made your conclusions about them based on these quotes.

Here are some quotes about the Jews. They were made on a timespan much greater and by much smarter people than those you quoted. And the author applied perfectly the same logical procedures to make up his opinion of Jews as you've done in regard to Russians.

I dare you make the same logical conclusions about the Jews based on these quotes as you've made about the Russians.

Comprende?

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So, your asking me to tell why Jews have been so maligned in "every" nation they have settled in?
I'll start with the easiest one; Germany.
Germany is an abnormally group-oriented society, one for all and all for one and all that fiddle-faddle. It's no acccident that Socialism was invented there. Jews were Jews first, and Germans second. Made perfect sense to them, but to the Germans this was sacrilege and intolerable.
There are more Jews in America than there are in Israel, never heard of any Pogroms here.
No, I didn't ask that. See above.

I knew you wouldn't be man enough to be consistent apply the same judgementto the Jews. Cause after that, unlike saying totally the same about the Russians, you would face an instant ban

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I could have been ignored, now I'm the star of the show.
What a confession of a content troll. If you think ignoring you would be better, why did you write at all? Looks very much like you've got a personality disorder

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Might be a good time to get back on topic... eh?

Now, Good things about Russia... I could list quite a few. It does not matter if I do it now, or started with it, I will still be accused of being disingenuous by the usual suspects.
So, I ain't posting this for them.
I'm sure we've missed a lot.

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I think the most important is this;
Many nations claim to be Europe's shield against waves of Barbarians pouring in from Asia. IMHO, Russia is the only nation that can claim the title with any Historic consistency. From the Huns to Timur the Lame, they have either absorbed the blows from the far east and suffered accordingly, or deflected them... and in either case, spared Europe much misery by taking it on themselves.
I'm not saying that they dd it out of altruism or even deliberately in most cases, but the results stand and the title is theirs if they want it.
And in the not very distant future, they will probably be called on to do so again. I believe that China will make it's move when things are at their worst, and given the current situation, things can get very bad very quickly.
If I were a European, I'd think long and hard about this.

And then there is this list, which I loved reading over;

http://www.dummies.com/how-to/conten...in-russia.html

Now that indicates considerable amount of class... if I can say that, maybe grace would be a better word?
Almost makes me wish I was still a traveling man, but that part of my life is over.
And so is my part in this thread.
So why couldn't you post this without a huge pile of crap attached? You could see what the original poster said.

As for the fact of owning Mosin as a proof you don't hate Russia - are you serious? I guess all these Germans with trophy PPSh's had to be members of the "Friends of Russia" club
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hope? what hope??... hope that russia may end up like europe: gay pride marches all over!!?
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hope? what hope??... hope that russia may end up like europe: gay pride marches all over!!?
Considering you apparently think outsiders even just LOOKING at Russia as threatening, I guess I shouldn't hold my breath here.
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Considering you apparently think outsiders even just LOOKING at Russia as threatening, I guess I shouldn't hold my breath here.
The other actions of the same guys was to burn a police van and let a child play with a knife because it's "liberty" or something like that. There isn't any hope about this.
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Have fun neg repping me, Massena, but every piece of your mental excreta you dump on Russia will be kicked back to you.

You obviously have no class to keep your bigotry away from this thread which was declared to promote exclusively positive things about the country. No surprise here, though. Please retreat to the dark hole of moribund and senile Cold Warrior trolls where you belong.
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You're lucky I was nice on the negative rep-your posting of the anti-Semitic material was outside the Pale and you ought to be ashamed of yourself. And the next time you wish to be vile in your responses and call others bigots and worse, take a look in the mirror.

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Chaps, we seem to have lost our cheerful, rosy-tinted view of that land beyond the River Bug.

Let me recommence - First: appropriate for this time of year; Paschka (sp?)
A Russian cheesecake dessert made, IIRC, with lots of cream cheese. I only made it once because it also required a muslin bag and a large flowerpot, neither of which are cooking utensils normally found in my kitchen. I remember it being very sweet and squishy.

Second anecdote: I remember this because I taped the show in question in the early 1980's, when the mighty (Sir) John Peel played a track by (I think) the Red Army Choir about "Krasnaya Streli" which had a chorus sounding something like "Vanya, Vanya, brook bayor, krasnaya streli". He commented afterwards "Well if the alternative is hours of Linda Ronstadt - I think it's in the balance, really."

Now, if you don't like Russians, you are perfectly free to start your own thread, but please don't derail this one (wow, I feel like a mod).
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