Obama: 'Russia Doesn't Make Anything'

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  1. HMS Astute

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    Read more: Obama: 'Russia Doesn't Make Anything' - Business Insider
     
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    Razor CIDs from Tamilnadu Senior Member

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    @pmaitra @Samar Rathi @happy @Mad Indian @Cadian

    Guys, check this out. Even the President of the US is now resorting to cheap propaganda (which is usually the domain of Western press.)

    From the article

    Lie #1: "Russia doesn't make anything"
    Sure, a country that exports $515 B doesn't make anything. Lol. Lie shattered.

    Lie #2: "Immigrants aren't rushing to Moscow in search of opportunity."
    Russia has the second largest immigrant population on the planet at over 11 million. This excludes the near 3 million illegal immigrants. Lie shattered.

    Lie #3: "The life expectancy of the Russian male is around 60 years old"
    The life expectancy of the Russian male is 65 and female is 76 (Overall 70). Lie shattered.

    Lie #4: "The population is shrinking"
    Policies in Russia (after the disastrous 90s of Yelsin), ensured that the decline in population slowed down. And for the last few years population has started showing a natural population growth. Lie shattered.

    Sources:
    List of countries by exports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    List of countries by life expectancy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    List of countries by foreign-born population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Demographics of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Also I would like to shatter one more that @asianobserve said earlier in another thread (here post #2118: http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/europe-russia/61895-civil-war-ukraine-142.html#post929446)

    He says
    Looks like the specialized employees forgot to check the raw data, so that the propaganda value is not diminished.
     
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  4. HMS Astute

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    It's actually incorrect to say that Russia "doesn't make anything" but their exports are dominated by only natural resources.

    [​IMG]

    I wonder what the "unclassified transactions" are, hm.
     
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    List of European countries by population growth rate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Country Rank Percent growth (%)
    1 Ireland +1.77
    2 Cyprus +1.62
    3 Turkey +1.31
    4 Luxembourg +1.15
    5 San Marino +1.04
    United States +0.77
    6 Iceland +0.69
    7 Liechtenstein +0.65
    8 Spain +0.57
    9 United Kingdom +0.56
    10 France +0.50
    11 Faroe Islands (Denmark) +0.43
    12 Italy +0.42
    13 Kazakhstan +0.40
    14 Malta +0.38
    15 Netherlands +0.37
    16 Andorra +0.33
    17 Norway +0.33
    18 Albania +0.27
    19 Denmark +0.25
    20 Macedonia +0.25
    21 Portugal +0.21
    22 Switzerland +0.21
    23 Sweden +0.16
    - European Union +0.16
    24 Slovakia +0.12
    25 Greece +0.08
    26 Finland +0.08
    27 Belgium +0.07
    28 Armenia +0.06
    29 Austria +0.03
    30 Bosnia and Herzegovina +0.01
    31 Poland -0.06
    32 Moldova -0.07
    33 Croatia -0.08
    34 Czech Republic -0.12
    35 Monaco -0.12
    36 Slovenia -0.16
    37 Hungary -0.17
    38 Germany -0.21
    39 Romania -0.25
    40 Lithuania -0.28
    41 Georgia -0.33
    42 Belarus -0.36
    43 Russia -0.47
    44 Serbia -0.47
    45 Latvia -0.60
    46 Ukraine -0.62
    47 Estonia -0.64
    48 Montenegro -0.71
    49 Bulgaria -0.78
     
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    Saudis also don't make anything and they are living off the oil.

    Yet, the can manipulate the US around their little finger!

    With gay marriages allowed, the population will dwindle wherever it is allowed.

    Double Income, No Kids is the mantra.

    Rather selfish an idea.
     
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    Yeah, that's true. It is dominated by energy sector, but it is also made in Russia and doesn't just magically appear.
    And yes, the concentration on a particular sector may not be a good idea. But you must understand that Russian economy was designed this way due to policies of predecessors over the decades, and you can not just magically change it over night. It takes time and it is happening.
     
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    United States received 45.7 million immigrants last year, which is nearly 20% of total number of immigrants in the world.

    List of countries by foreign-born population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    US, EU space missions depend on Russian tech | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 30.04.2014

     
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    First of all I don't trust the accuracy of the source of the data you provided (CIA World factbook) and also it is dated 2011.

    Second from source I posted in my first post

     
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    Obama is actually a dumb chap.

    He cannot see beyond his nose.

    The US is in big trouble since he is myopic but high on hyperbole.

    Sometimes, I am constrained to feel Bush was a better bet.
     
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    obama forgot to mention the fact that nobody makes awesome movies like hollywood does and nobody watches russian movies except the russian themselves lol...
     
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    cant believe they still receive and accept that much immigrants although they have very strict immigration rules since 9/11.
     
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    They can't help it.

    They, to survive, also requires brain to pull them through.

    Imagine a nation proud to have a dimwit and celebrating the same, as the hockey mom and a pig with a lipstick, Sarah Palin!

    That idiot had no sense of how the world ticks or even basic education that other countries demand of their leaders.

    And Joe the Plumber as the icon of American people!

    So, such a country sure requires some foreign brains to keep them on even keel!

    Whatever the US has achieved after the Monroe Doctrine is through immigrant brains!

    And they also want illegal Mexicans too to engine their economy!

    That is why it is a cauldron of confused nationhood!

    And that is why they survive!
     
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    very smart. that's how they run the 21st century empire.
     
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    and cover their weakness up by taking the high moral stand that they are a 'Land of Immigrants' and a 'Land of Opportunities'.

    Opportunities, I will concede, are many out there so long as you don't stand on your birth and class.
     
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    Looks like someone is drumming up anti-Russia rhetorics by making deliberately controversial statements.

    Maybe due to a drop in approval ratings by American citizens?

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    That's a little too much for Obama to say. Of course Russia makes somethings:

    1. Vodka,
    2. Ladas;
    3. Su-33s;
    4. Mig 29s;
    5 and oh those beautiful sexy girls (mind you they export them to us for comfort duties)... Mamma Mia!
     
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    Russia could do much better than that and draw most attention from US.
     

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