WNBA star Brittney Griner's trial in Russia set to begin July 1

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  1. Bearack

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    He can barely get anything passed with both houses. Just imagine not having either with a sharp majority now in the Republicans hands?
     
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    Stuart Wolfe Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    ^^^ Is apparently unaware of the Iranian Hostage Crisis. Carter was clandestinely negotiating with the Ayatollah's goons and the Iranians, having heard Reagan who was incoming as da prez say he wouldn't negotiate with them - with a subtext that he'd just nuke 'em as people REALLY hated Iran at that point and knew Reagan was much stronger than Carter - incentivized Iran to negotiate with Carter so they could get something outta the deal as opposed to nothing with Reagan, and maybe a country bombed back to the stone age to boot. So, a similar event has happened before. [/quote]

    They can hold her for the rest of her life if they want. LOL at you thinking they wouldn't; you think Russia REALLY cares about American public opinion? That's pretty naive. :bored:
     
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    Stuart Wolfe Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    I must have missed something; why ten years?
     
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    Oldyoungin Well-Known Member

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    Its the max term
     
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    Biden wants her back but he’s arming Putin’s war opponent. I doubt Putin will do Biden any favors other than not cyber attack the places on the list Biden gave him.
     
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    Oldyoungin Well-Known Member

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    I heard she is playing on the prison team and they are finally winning. They dont want that to end.
     
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    Must have been all the drugs she was on.
     
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    So?
    And, yes--I AM Aware of it...:bored:
    FACT:
    That day, minutes after President Reagan completed his 20‑minute inaugural address after being sworn in, the 52 American hostages were released to U.S. personnel
    ^Thus, they were NOT released until after Reagan took office...
    Anything else?
    Totally, Bro'..
    Putin could change the law (retroactively) by decree, and change the punishment to the death penalty!
    Sure thing, Bro'...Anything is possible...
    Lotsa moving parts, very fluid situation, etc...
     
  9. Steve N

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    Here is the allegation as per a Russian prosecutor. The article also states the Russian court system has a 99% conviction rate. Not looking good for Griner.



     
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    I'm supposed to believe Brittney and her wife have lost confidence in the US government, yet here she is personally saying just the opposite, asking Joe to do something he has very limited capability to do...

    SNIP
    Please do all you can to bring us home. I voted for the first time in 2020 and I voted for you. I believe in you. I still have so much good to do with my freedom that you can help restore. I miss my wife! I miss my family! I miss my teammates! It kills me to know they are suffering so much right now. I am grateful for whatever you can do at this moment to get me home.”
    ENDSNIP

    https://www.yahoo.com/sports/brittn...elease-from-russian-detainment-203727318.html

    I hope he can do something here, but I'm doubtful...

    The best we can hope for is Zelensky motoring into Moscow someday (soon) with Putin's head on a pike...
     
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    Both things can be true at the same time. Her wife can have "zero trust" in the US government while Brit can still try sucking up to Brandon. I mean, what's Brit gonna say? "We think you're incompetent and have no trust in you but get me back, pleee-e-eassse?"Two different people, two different reactions. Yeah, I'm sure she DID vote for him but at the same time - c'mon, the woman who took a knee alluvasudden is gung-ho for the US? Well, it makes sense that people will start loving the US once they realize how many freedoms they have - after they get taken away.

    This is why a lot of the people who bash on the US - I mean yeah, we got problems but we have it so much better than everyone else out there. I think the people who are crying like babies over the Roe overturning ought to spend a few months in North Korea. Man, they'd be kissing the ground here after they got back. If or WHEN Brit gets back she'll realize how lucky she is to live here. maybe. Until then, I hope she learns to love borscht.
     
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    What if they keep her, and we promise not to care? This isn’t actually a problem.
     
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    I agree, but that's not the way it was sold by unnamed forum posters, based SOLELY on the comments of her wife, who also gave no indication her temporary anger was directed at anybody except a few staffers (whatever's left?) in the Moscow embassy...

    And I find it a little sad, Stuey, that you, a teacher, would indicate a woman who takes a knee isn't gung-ho for the US.... I suspect you know better than that...

    The ONLY reason she was in Russia was because, for some strange reason, women can make a lot more money over there playing basketball... Not for some hatred of the US, like say, a former overweight movie "action" hero from the 80's......
     
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    Looks like this anti American idiot is getting some jail time. How stupid that she is begging the nation she hates to save her.
     
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    Bet she'd love to hear that national anthem right about now!
     
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    Hahahahaha no kidding!
     
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    Come January Biden's only way to pass bills will be by EO. Yes president's can lose during mid-term elections if their party loses control of congress. That will make Biden a lame duck president until he is ousted in 2024. So enjoy your bragging rights for now because your party of the fringe elements is finished. The Democratic Party is too diverse to be united.
     
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    Crossing my fingers hoping this ungrateful punk spends 10 years in prison over there. It will effectively end her career too since she will be too old to play when she gets out.
     
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    Apparently Brit isn't the only idiot out there when it comes to airport security. Check out THIS moron who tried taking a gun thru airport security. It's like people have no sense of history. or an IQ around the 80 range, take your pick.
     
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    Impossible, I've been repeatedly told here that white people commit the most crime of all flavors. This was clearly a set up, and he needs a mural and a steak and some more cash.
     
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