The total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Russia last year was $1.5 trillion. The GDP of California was $2.5 trillion – almost twice as much. Other than having nuclear arms, Russia is a weak nation, financially and militarily. The war in Syria has tied up most of its modern equipment and its trained special forces. So far, Russia has lost at least four military aircraft in Syria that we know of, and that does not include helicopters.
Russia has no blue-water navy. The only smoke-billowing aircraft carrier Russia has is so outdated, it barely made it to the Mediterranean for a tour of duty and then lost one of its aircraft because of a failure to catch it on landing. America has 11 nuclear-powered aircraft carriers with the most sophisticated aircraft ever built, and nine more small carriers for vertical take-off aircraft.
For every operational armored vehicle and tank Russia has, NATO has four. For every operational war plane Russia has, NATO has three. Most Russian fighters and bombers are decades old and not really war-ready. America's National Guard has better and more modern equipment than the Russian Army.
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Russia has 150 million people and a declining population. The United States is the third-most populous nation in the world with 330 million people, and more arriving daily. The manufacturing base in Russia is decaying, while America turns out the most advanced technology the world has ever seen.
But ask Democrat or Republican leaders, and they will assure you Russia is our most immediate threat, while totalitarian Sunni Muslim nations with absolute monarchs (such as Saudi Arabia) are friends and allies.
This question needs to be answered seriously: Has Vladimir Putin's Russia killed as many Americans as did the Sunni Muslim terrorists from Saudi Arabia on 9/11? Have Russians gunned down innocent people in San Bernardino, Ft. Hood or Orlando – as have Sunni Muslim terrorists with ties to Saudi Arabia? The answer, of course, is no.
Our nation's leaders are in a state of hysteria, claiming a handful of "Russian trolls" leaving comments on Facebook pages altered the results of the 2016 elections! In that year Democrat and Republican candidates and PACs spent nearly $4 billion! Over $2 billion was spent on the presidential election alone, and the mainstream media reporting was non-stop.
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Currently the Sunni Muslim propaganda machine is everywhere inside the Washington, D.C. beltway. Money from the rich Gulf states, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia, floods the media and spreads political influence. Public remembrance of the Sunni Muslim attacks that have killed scores of Americans over the last decade or so has vanished, and even the 9/11 attack is hardly mentioned. The almost daily beheadings in Saudi Arabia are forgiven. Our leaders looked away as torture chambers were set up in the Ritz Carlton Hotel in the Saudi capital this year. The slaughter going on in Yemen by Saudi Arabian-backed forces is hardly mentioned.
In the Washington area the Saudi Academy, which is a Sunni Muslim school for the children of diplomats from Muslim nations, teaches democracy is an apostate religion that must be destroyed. It also teaches Jews are descendants of apes and pigs and that women are the property of men. One former valedictorian was convicted after leaving the school of joining Al Qaida and plotting to assassinate President George W. Bush. Another graduate was arrested while attempting to board an airliner with a large concealed butcher knife. The school is 100 percent funded by the Saudi Arabian government. No American officials complain about the hatred being taught at the Saudi Academy. On the other hand, even having a Slavic-sounding last name can get an American citizen investigated if they come near Capitol Hill.
Russia is being used as a distraction by the establishment and its instrument, the mainstream media. Russian "collusion" conspiracy theory is a tool to turn the attention of Americans away from the devastation caused by Sunni Muslim terror groups such as the Islamic State and al-Qaeda. The Deep State wants America to forget about the victims of 9/11 and the other Sunni Muslim terror attacks and concentrate on the "friendly oil" that is pumped from Sunni Muslim Gulf States.
The violent Sunni Muslim terrorist groups who are destroying our values and killing Christians worldwide are the true enemies of freedom and democracy and of our way of life.
When Vladimir Putin is dead and buried and no one remembers his name, Sunni Muslim terrorists will still be killing Americans and persecuting Christians around the world.