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And all to coincide with the American Thanksgiving...otherwise known as Turkey Day.



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Seriously, the notion that Russia will take any kind of serious action in protest or retaliation is laughable. And the reasoning behind it would be the most ridiculous and absurd position ever held by a modern world power. Russia, of all countries, would have no reasonable right to complain of practically any action Turkey might have taken.

Was it stupid to shoot the plane? It wasn't smart, but I don't think you can reasonably call this stupid. Someone needed to respond to Putin. Might as well be the asshole we can disavow.
When did Ireland get grief from Russia? They wouldn't have the balls. We'd drink all their vodka!
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When did Ireland get grief from Russia? They wouldn't have the balls. We'd drink all their vodka!
I don't know if you're being sarcastic or not, but I assume the artist was referring to the airspace violations by the nuclear-armed bombers earlier this year, swerving in and out of commercial lanes with transponders off.
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I tried to rep you for this, but apparently I need to spread some around before giving it to my O- brother/abusive boyfriend again.
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I just couldn't resist it. It actually felt like I was caught up in the folds of karma and this was the moment those jokes existed for. This moment of irony was so strong it actually sent ripples backwards in time and created the in mother russia jokes.
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I just couldn't resist it. It actually felt like I was caught up in the folds of karma and this was the moment those jokes existed for. This moment of irony was so strong it actually sent ripples backwards in time and created the in mother russia jokes.
I totally get it. I usually hate those jokes too, but...this was perfect.

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I totally get it. I usually hate those jokes too, but...this was perfect.

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Works for me. I've always been fond of "In corporate America banks rob you!" which has a similar cutting truth to it.
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Works for me. I've always been fond of "In corporate America banks rob you!" which has a similar cutting truth to it.
Well yeah, but that's a sort of long term irony. This time the ironic force was concentrated to this relatively short period of time and thus the karmic pressure was several magnitudes higher and could break anyone's funny bones.
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I tried to rep you for this, but apparently I need to spread some around before giving it to my O- brother/abusive boyfriend again.


I don't know if you're being sarcastic or not, but I assume the artist was referring to the airspace violations by the nuclear-armed bombers earlier this year, swerving in and out of commercial lanes with transponders off.
I was messing about it- that was such a non event that it didn't even make the newspapers. But the Russians did prompt the British to scramble some fighters.
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