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PostSubject: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:15 pm

Russians Rage Against America


Enduring Sanctions, Anger Turns to Hate: Racist Names for Obama and Putin Disses Coca-Cola

By Mikhail Klikushin | 12/29/14 1:17pm

ST. PETERSBURG—Relations between Russia and the US have sunk to new lows. President Putin, shown here hosting President Obama last September, has even expressed his disdain for Coca-Cola. (Photo by Ramil Sitdikov/Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)
If you talk to a Russian about the international political situation, sooner or later you will be informed that there is a country in North America that you’ve never heard of. Its name is ‘Pindosia,’ ‘Pindostan’ or, more officially, ‘United States of Pindostan,’ and you will be told that one part of it, called Alaska, used to belong to Russia. Part of the word—‘stan’—stands for underdeveloped state, as in ‘ Pakistan,’ ‘Kazakhstan,’ or ‘Uzbekistan.’ The citizens of this country in plural form are called ‘pindoses,’ in singular—‘pindos’.
There are more than 316 million ‘pindoses’ in ‘Pindostan’.

Today, this country has a black President, and the Russians have a nickname for him too. He is called Maximka—after a character from a popular Soviet movie, made in 1952, which told the story of a black boy saved by the Russian sailors from the cruelty of the vicious American slave-traders who were terribly abusing him and calling him just that—“Boy.” In the film, the saved boy was fed well by the Russian crew, given the name Maximka, and became one of their own in the end.

But by the modern-day Russian legend, Maximka, unfortunately, has grown up into an ungrateful Russophobe.
One can assume that the reader by now has a clue what this country is.

The word ‘pindos’ in Russian is highly offensive, and defines a helpless creature that is a product of a very bad educational system, one who can survive in this world only with the help of various gadgets. The origin of the word is unknown, and the philologists are fighting to establish it. The most popular explanation states that this word was invented by Russian peacekeepers in Serbia with the purpose of describing a NATO soldier, who was seen by them as a strange, clumsy figure with his 90 lbs. of bulletproof vest, weapons, radios, flashlights and so on.


Russians have taken to calling President Obama “Maximka” after a character from a popular 1952 Soviet movie, which depicted a black boy saved by Russian sailors.

From afar, he looked very strange to the Russian eye—like a penguin.

The Russians have had their favorite, most-hated pindoses. One of them, the constant laughingstock in the media, used to be the US Ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul. He was a huge fan of Twitter and if judged by the number of his tweets, spent more time on his gadget than actually doing his job. After more than two years of service there, upon his departure, he received only two words in Russian—via Twitter—from the Russian Ministry for Foreign Affairs: “Goodbye Mikhail.”

Today his place has been taken by the spokesperson for the US Department of State, Jen Psaki. She has an anti-fan club of haters who consider her not to be very bright—they even invented their own anti-IQ unit called 1 Psaki. One who has 3 Psakis has a brain of a clam. The term ‘psaking’ in Russian political newspeak means to know nothing about the subject while saying something banal and politically correct. She is so popular that when she injured her foot and came in front of the cameras with the cast on, all major Russian TV channels and newspapers reported the event.

Another hated ‘pindos’ is Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), famous in Russia for his periodic tweets to ‘Dear Vlad.’ In 2011, for example, Mr. McCain tweeted Putin, “Dear Vlad, The #ArabSpring is coming to a neighborhood near you.” Usually reserved and purposefully polite while talking about his ‘partners from over the Big Pool’ (Big Pool being the Atlantic Ocean ), this time Mr. Putin shot back, saying that Mr. McCain “has a lot of blood of peaceful civilians on his hands. He must relish and can’t live without the disgusting, repulsive scenes of the killing of Gadhafi.” “Mr. McCain was captured in Vietnam and they kept him not just in prison, but in a pit for several years,” Mr. Putin added. “Anyone [in his place] would have had his roof moved over.” The last three words in Russian slang mean “suddenly to become insane.”

Today, according to the respected Moscow ‘Levada Center,’ which measures political sentiment in Russian society, 74% of Russians have negative feelings towards the USA. It hasn’t always been like this; in the 1990s, 80% had positive attitude toward America.

Currently, 76% of Russians hate Obama personally and only meager 2% like him. In 2009 only 12 % of Russians had extremely negative feelings towards Obama.

These are the maximum peaks of anti-American feelings in Russia in years but the sociologists believe they could go even higher in the near future.

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, pictured here on May 6, 2014 in Washington, DC., has seen her surname turned into a synonym for idiocy. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Anti-American sentiment has been growing slowly in Russia since the war in former Yugoslavia. But the sharp recent increase happened as a result of the US-led sanctions that were imposed on Russia after the ‘Russian annexation of Crimea.’ For example, just last week Visa and MasterCard completely stopped their operations in Crimea, leaving more than 2 million people there without access to their money. 75% of Russians do not believe that their country is responsible for the events in Ukraine. On the contrary, they blame the US.
When the sanctions began, many Russian businesses responded by putting up ‘Obama Is Sanctioned Here’ signs on their doors and windows.

However today they went much farther.

The owners of the Moscow supermarket “Electronics on Presnya” are using American flag doormats so the customers could wipe their dirty feet off, according to the British tabloid Daily Mail. “Customers have been filmed wiping their feet on the fabled stars and stripes as they enter and exit stores across Moscow, as struggling retailers take a hopeless swipe at their Cold War adversaries,” reports the newspaper. According to the Moskovky Komsomolets Moscow newspaper, the nation’s business owners decided to put the US flag under the Russians’ feet because of the strained relations between the two countries. “New doormats with the American flag were put at every exit so that America would not think that she is allowed to everything,” they say.  “From one perspective, of course it is a flag, but from the other, because of this entire situation in the world, regular folks are suffering. All the electronics we import, mostly from China and buy for dollars. We have to work directly so the US would have no chance to manipulate the prices.” (The Russian ruble lost about 50% of its value because of the economic sanctions by the western countries and a fall in the oil price.)

By the words of the shopping center’s attorney Konstantin Trapaidze, the doormats with the American flag do not break any Russian law. “It is very probable that the doormats have a decorative character. Yes, people are walking on them but nobody prohibited this. They produce not only doormats with the flag on them but also furniture upholstery. The breaking of the law would be when someone would start burning such a doormat or real flag demonstratively, or tear it up.”

Major Russian TV channel Vesti eagerly reported that fact. They also added that some Moscow stores were selling the toilet paper with American flag imprinted on it. The pricetag was $1 per roll.

Former US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul was considered a lightweight who spent more time on Twitter than on actual diplomacy. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

A number of Russian politicians have been working very hard to keep the flames of rage burning. Last week, the Speaker of the Russian Parliament, Sergei Naryshkin, raised the issue of starting an international investigation of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings by the US in 1945, as a ‘crime against humanity’ has no time limit. He wanted nothing less than a new Nuremberg trial with the US at the criminal’s bench.

Vladimir Putin, from his side, during his most recent press conference, used the occasion to show his negative attitude toward one of America ’s most popular products. Answering a question about Russian drink Kvass, he said, “I don’t know how harmful Coca-Cola is, but a lot of specialists say that it is, especially for children. I don’t want to offend Coca-Cola, but we have our own national non-alcoholic beverages, and we shall help them to win our stores’ shelves.”

He could have chosen another brand as an example of an unhealthy soda, since there is no shortage of different drinks in Russia’s stores. But to no one’s surprise, the Russian President chose for his attack the very symbol of Pindostan.

Read more at http://observer.com/2014/12/russians-rage-against-america/#ixzz3NJraBQ5Z

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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:24 am

McFaul: Puerile Presenter of Putrid Poppycock.  (tip to Agnew)

I don’t know how harmful Coca-Cola is, but a lot of specialists say that it is, especially for children."

Putin diplospeak  meaning that Russian docs know exactly how harmful Coke is--VERY.  Might be a sly reference, also, to Pepsi being the first US pop sold in modern USSR.  

One sign the Cold War never ended was that US JMSM foodie scene never introduced Russian cuisine to US.  Found a local Russian grocery shop by accident, it had a surprising variety of stuff.  Saw a collection of Russian recipes, lots of interesting dishes--not just meat & bread & vodka.  Many Russian dishes seem pretty healthy w/veggies, oats, buckwheat etc.
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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Thu Jan 01, 2015 12:17 am

The cold war ended under Yeltsin. For a few years.
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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Thu Jan 01, 2015 12:29 am

laconas wrote:
The cold war ended under Yeltsin. For a few years.

Jews of course want everything.  Their lust waxes and wanes.  The cold war is just the degree to which jews are lusting over Russia.  Putin isn't plotting to take over anything, just trying to keep what they got.

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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:33 am

New "Cold War" something of a misnomer. London/Wall St Jews engaged in open murder/hot warfare in Ukraine, Russia's doorstep. Plus the War on Syria. In "Cold War" days Jews would haven't dreamed about such blatant provocations, at least after Korean War I guess.
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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Sat Jan 03, 2015 12:39 pm

Is Russia banning coca cola as a response to western sanctions against Russia ? smart move..

Also Adidas and BP are complaining about profit loss due to sanctions.



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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Sat Jan 03, 2015 1:06 pm

Vidarr wrote:
Is Russia banning coca cola as a response to western sanctions against Russia ? smart move..

Also Adidas and BP are complaining about profit loss due to sanctions.

They are starting to understand that going cold turkey with the West makes you stronger (if it doesn't kill you).

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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:54 am

Vidarr wrote:
Is Russia banning coca cola as a response to western sanctions against Russia ? smart move..

Also Adidas and BP are complaining about profit loss due to sanctions.

AFAIK Coke is not under a blanket Russian ban though certain bottlers/distributors are now banned. I checked out "kvass" which is a traditional E Euro drink made from fermented rye, now promoted as patriotic un-Coke. Even read about beet kvass which supposedly is quite easy to make at home & has healthful properties. Beets are weirdly expensive in US despite being easy to grow. Only borscht available is bad Jewish brands, very salty & thin.
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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:21 am

Kvass is delicious.

You can make it from bread yeast and mashed up old apples. Old brown windfall apples, about 40% by volume came out just fine.

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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:09 am

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Kvass is delicious.

You can make it from bread yeast and mashed up old apples. Old brown windfall apples, about 40% by volume came out just fine.

Interesting, surprising to me how many things can be fermented nicely w/a bit of help. Made a whole bunch of kraut this fall w/old Paul Bragg no-salt recipe. But I've read additional info that while commercial kraut is over-salted, some salt actually helps steer the fermentation the right way. Fermentation is trendy now. A local company sells nice pickles & kraut though a bit $$. Home bakers guard their sour-dough starters & adventurous types getting into home-cured sausage. I'd like to see an all-purpose incubator/fridge device capable of maintaining desired warm or cold temps along w/correct humidity. People do jerry-rigged kludges w/considerable hassle & expense.

But many folks raised on bland diet have such perverse tastes that they cannot stomach naturally fermented foods. Recent tv show displayed Yanqui tourists drinking bottled sauerkraut juice in Germany, only one of group liked it. Unhealthy folks can't recognize when good foods/juices are working. Kraut juice actually gives a bit of healthful "buzz". When I drink fresh carrot etc juices I can feel the enzymes fighting the crud inside.
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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:46 am

Yes. I agree.



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PostSubject: Re: Poking fun at JAmerica just keeps getting easier and easier!   Wed Jan 07, 2015 1:32 pm

Yeah, I get a nice spark of a feel eating a fresh big red bell pepper.  Celery too.  Seems the cleaner you get, the more in tune and connected all your senses become.  Mind-body communication by some esoteric means.

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