<html><head></head><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:times new roman, new york, times, serif;font-size:13px"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58704" dir="ltr"><span id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58809"><font size="6" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58898"><a href="http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/putinduma.asp" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58808">http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/putinduma.asp</a></font></span></div><div class="qtdSeparateBR" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58703"><br><br></div><div class="yahoo_quoted" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58690" style="display: block;">  <div style="font-family: times new roman, new york, times, serif; font-size: 13px;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58689"> <div style="font-family: HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58688"> <div dir="ltr" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58687"> <font size="2" face="Arial" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58686"> <hr size="1" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58902"> <b><span style="font-weight:bold;">From:</span></b> Elgin Alexander <elginalexander@erols.com><br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">To:</span></b> SwiftwaterGazette@mailman.theswiftwatergazette.com <br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Sent:</span></b> Tuesday, May 2, 2017 3:00 PM<br> <b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Subject:</span></b> [Swiftwater Gazette] PUTIN SPEECH<br> </font> </div> <div class="y_msg_container" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58695"><br><div id="yiv6024445189"><style><!--
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--></style><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58700"><div class="yiv6024445189WordSection1" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58699"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58698"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58697">Putin may have his dastardly side, but on some issues shows much more common sense than his counterparts in the West.</span><b><i><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;"> </span></i></b><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;">  Elgin<span style="color:black;"></span></span></div><blockquote style="margin-top:5.0pt;margin-bottom:5.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58715"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58714"><blockquote style="margin-top:5.0pt;margin-bottom:5.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58713"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58712"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58711"><blockquote style="margin-top:5.0pt;margin-bottom:5.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58729"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58728"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58727"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58726"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58725"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58724"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58723"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="background:white;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58806"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;">  </span></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58722"><table class="yiv6024445189MsoNormalTable" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="left" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58721"><tbody id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58720"><tr id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58719"><td valign="top" style="padding:0in 9.0pt 0in 9.0pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58718"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58813"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58812"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58811">NO Wonder he Putin was selected by Forbes as the most powerful person in the world.</span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58804"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58803"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58802">This is one time our elected leaders should pay attention to the advice of Vladimir Putin.</span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58800"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58799"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58798">I would suggest that not only our leaders, but every citizen should pay attention to this advice which ever country you reside in!</span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58796"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58795"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58794">How scary is that?</span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58792"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58791"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58790">It is a sad day when a Communist Leader makes<span class="yiv6024445189apple-converted-space"> </span><u>more sense</u> than our LEADERS, but here it is!</span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58788"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58787"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;">  </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58785"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58784"><b id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58783"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58782">Vladimir Putin's speech - SHORTEST SPEECH EVER! </span></b><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58780"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58779"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58909"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58908"><b id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58907"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58906">As the Russian President, addressed the Duma, (Russian Parliament), and gave a speech about the tensions with minorities in Russia:</span></b><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58777"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58776"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58734"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58733"><i id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58732"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58731">"In Russia, live like Russians. Any minority, from anywhere, if it wants to live in Russia, to work and eat in Russia, it should speak Russian, and should respect the Russian laws. If they prefer Sharia Law, and live the life of Muslim’s, then we now clearly advise them to go and live in those places where that's the state law.</span></i><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58739"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58738"><i id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58737"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58736">"Russia does not need Muslim minorities. Minorities need Russia, and we will not grant them special privileges, or try to change our laws to fit their desires, no matter how loud they yell 'discrimination'. We will not tolerate disrespect of our Russian culture.</span></i><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58744"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58743"><i id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58742"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58741">We had better learn from the suicides of so-called democracies - America, England, Holland, and France, if we are to survive as a nation. The Muslims are taking over those countries and they will not take over Russia. The Russian customs and traditions are not compatible with the lack of culture or the primitive ways of Sharia Law and Muslims.</span></i><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></div></div><div style="margin-right:-32.95pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58749"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58748"><i id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58747"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58746">   <span class="yiv6024445189apple-converted-space"> </span>"When this honorable legislative body thinks of creating new laws, it should have in mind the Russian national interest first, observing that the Muslims Minorities <b><u>Are Not</u></b> Russians.”</span></i><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></div></div><div style="margin-right:-32.95pt;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58752"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58751"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58774"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58773"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58756"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58755"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58754">The members of the Duma gave Putin a five minute standing ovation.</span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58759"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58758"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></div></div><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58762"><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" style="" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58761"><span style="font-family:"Arial", sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table></div></div></div></div></div></div><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58764">  </div></div></blockquote></div><div class="yiv6024445189MsoNormal" id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1493763649657_58771">  </div></div></blockquote></div></blockquote></div></div></div>_______________________________________________<br>SwiftwaterGazette mailing list<br><a ymailto="mailto:SwiftwaterGazette@mailman.theswiftwatergazette.com" href="mailto:SwiftwaterGazette@mailman.theswiftwatergazette.com">SwiftwaterGazette@mailman.theswiftwatergazette.com</a><br><a href="http://mailman.theswiftwatergazette.com/mailman/listinfo.cgi/swiftwatergazette" target="_blank">http://mailman.theswiftwatergazette.com/mailman/listinfo.cgi/swiftwatergazette</a><br><br><br></div> </div> </div>  </div></d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