Russian Military Recruitment Video “Pain Makes You Stronger” – and Weekend Links

Russian Military Recruitment Video “Pain Makes You Stronger” – and Weekend Links

With all their empire re-building lately, the Russians are needing to attract new recruits and they have a marketing strategy. The new Russian military slogan is “This is… the first day of your new life” and they’ve got a clever new military recruitment video to go along with it. You can watch it below.





Here’s the English translation:

“Who you were yesterday doesn’t concern anyone anymore. What do you know about yourself? What are you capable of?” the voice-over says in Russian, according to a translation. “The questions may remain without answers, but would you be able to sleep well?”

“To know yourself is to know the limits of your abilities. To hell with limitations! Are you ready to break yourself, every day? Here pain makes you stronger, scars are a daily occurrence. Here you decide to prove something to yourself.”

“This you try to see in each shadow of your enemy, because without an enemy there is no battle, and without a battle there is no victory. But in reality, the main enemy … is you, the you from yesterday. Your mission: Track down the enemy, catch up with him, overcome, become better than him and return as a victor. Because tomorrow is the first day of your new life.”

Did you watch the video? The Russians really have a thing about hairless, bare chested men, don’t they? So odd. Anyway, that’s fairly moto, I think. Don’t you? They want bad asses and as we all know, that’s what wins wars.

But then there’s MOTO… The purpose of the military, to kill people and break things.





Our Marines: The few, the Proud, the Original Bad Asses in spite of Obama’s attempts at emasculating our national defense to pre-WW 2 levels.


Our “Weekend Links” are below the fold!

Great Weekend Blog Reading Links!

Teach at Pirate’s Cove is blogging about this… “If Michael Sam Isn’t Drafted, Obviously It’s Because He’s Gay”. 😉

The Other McCain has many good blog posts up including this one by Stacy on “Boko Haram and the Jihad in Africa”.

ST at Sister Toldjah has up this post on “#NCSEN’s @SenatorHagan goes for broke, ‘fully embraces’ Obamacare”.

Professor Jacobson at Legal Insurrection has up this post today on ““White Guys: We Suck and We’re Sorry” — Parody or Not?”

V the K at Gay Patriot has up this blog post called “#BringBackOurBalls”.

Glenn Reynolds or Instapundit has many great posts at his blog hub from all over the blogosphere so go check them out! And you can read Glenn’s latest article in USA Today on “Obama’s highway tolls take cash, time and privacy”, here.

Dana at The First Street Journal has up a great post called “Rule 5 Blogging: Women With Weapons!”.

As always, Michelle Obama’s Mirror has up a great post called “Show You Care @ #HashtagSelfie.com”. 😉

Jammie at Jammie Wearing Fools has up this post “Pelosi on Benghazi: ‘Either people have gotten tired of Benghazi or they never knew about it in the first place’”.

This Ain’t Hell has up a lot of great posts this weekend, but I especially like this post by Jonn called “Aliens hate the Taliban”.

Evil Blogger Lady has this post on “#BringBackOurGirls So what if Secretary of State Hillary Clinton refused to call Boko Haram terrorists in 2011…”.

Donald Douglas at American Power has up this blog post on “#Ukraine Separatists Prepare for Referendum”.

Neo at Neo-Neocon is writing about “Was Snowden’s action a foreign operation?”.

Jeff at Protein Wisdom has this post up, “Yes. But we STILL think law enforcement should have the “ultimate authority” over who can arm themselves”.

Blackiswhite, Imperial Consigliere at Three Sure Things Of Life has this post, “The Tragedy Of Hashtag Diplomacy”.

Jazz Shaw at Hot Air has up this post up… “More on the Texas student suspended for not standing for the Pledge”.

and finally, Ace at AoSHQ has up this post on “Clearing the Decks for Hillary: Bill Clinton May… Apologize to Monica Lewinsky?!”. WOW.

Have a terrific weekend and Happy Mother’s Day!

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  • Dana says:

    If only the Marines hadn’t used a song originally written by noted homosexual Elton John, Saturday night’s alright for fightin’, as their background music.

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