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Palin Opposes US Military Support To Syria
US Navy Seals Blog ^ | June 18, 2013

Posted on 06/18/2013 3:56:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

After former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates considers the country’s involvement in the Syrian civil war “a mistake”, another prominent politician is riding the waves to drown the government’s decision to support Syrian rebels.

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin threw scathing remarks last Saturday against the government’s plans to provide weapons and ammunition to Syrian opposition groups. She said the US government should “let Allah sort it out” instead of meddling in the affairs of the troubled nation.

Palin issued the statement as a closing talk during the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference in Washington, D.C. last June 15, as reported in ABC News.

Her criticisms against the current US government — and particularly President Barack Obama — included statements such as “where is our commander in chief?” and “until we have someone who knows what they’re doing, I say let Allah sort it out.”

She was also critical about the uselessness of America’s involvement in the Syrian conflict, saying that the issue cannot be resolved by the US because the “radical Islamic countries… aren’t even respecting basic human rights, where both sides are slaughtering each other as they scream over an arbitrary red line, ‘Allah Akbar’”.

The US Military confirmed Thursday that they are planning to provide lethal aid to Syrian rebels. The decision was spawned from earlier reports that Syrian president Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against the opposition forces.

Palin received applause and laughter not only for her controversial criticism during the event, but also because of her candor and confidence as she delivered the closing speech.


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: benghazi; christiangenocide; genocide; israel; military; navyseals; obama; obamaspeople; palin; russia; syria; terrorism; threatmatrix; waronterror

1 posted on 06/18/2013 3:56:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let the Muzzies kill each other off. How is THAT not the perfect strategy?


2 posted on 06/18/2013 3:58:15 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thus spaketh Madame President.....


3 posted on 06/18/2013 3:58:39 PM PDT by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And so do I.

I think we should also abandon Afghanistan. In fact, why is the world our responsibility. Let them fight it out and kill each other off.


4 posted on 06/18/2013 3:59:23 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“until we have someone who knows what they’re doing, I say let Allah sort it out.”

Gotta love it! GO SARAH!!!

5 posted on 06/18/2013 4:03:23 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When bad guys are killing bad guys the best strategy is to get out-of-the-way, let them kill each other and look for opportunities afterword.


6 posted on 06/18/2013 4:04:05 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - Orwell)
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To: Jemian
I think we should also abandon Afghanistan.

I agree.
We were justified to go in there post-9/11 to crack some heads, and decimate the Taliban supporters -- but 'Nation-building' was always a bridge too far, and never was going to happen.
And now with the current 'folks' in the White House - they've defined the Rules of Engagement to put our troops continually in harm's way. Just leave it.

7 posted on 06/18/2013 4:04:15 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Jemian
Rule One: Any country where we have to spend over 10,000 American lives defending it becomes American territory. PERIOD. Rule Two: Whenever we have to go into a country to help them, their minerals and oil become ours for ten to twenty years, depending on the scale of the intervention. Rule Three: All non-Security Council members with nuclear weapons have one year to disarm or they will be annihilated.
8 posted on 06/18/2013 4:07:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Right now we have Iran’s cats-paw versus muslims who slaughter Christians.

If we say we’re looking to support the Jeffersonian freedom-fighters, it should be easy to tell them that our support is contingent upon their defending Christian non-combatants among them. Let not a hair on their heads be touched if you want our support.

But we haven’t done that and it doesn’t seem to have even occurred to us. So the rebels massacre Christians and still we fall all over ourselves trying to arm them and support them.


9 posted on 06/18/2013 4:10:06 PM PDT by marron
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have never supported our intervention arming insurgents in Middle Eastern countries. This will always be a problem. Radical islam is not something we should support. it will ALWAYS come back to hurt us


10 posted on 06/18/2013 4:16:42 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: smoothsailing

love this woman , I would love to see her and Cruz run on the ticket and to hell with the GOP AND the elft


11 posted on 06/18/2013 4:17:45 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“All non-Security Council members with nuclear weapons have one year to disarm or they will be annihilated.”

My position is that whenever we get ready to leave Afghanistan we should go and forcibly take Pakistan’s nukes.


12 posted on 06/18/2013 4:19:15 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To bad the Obama Regime and the State Department are committed to supporting our country’s enemies. Congress should do something - like NOT fund the State Department.


13 posted on 06/18/2013 4:20:52 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it gettingthe so hot?)
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To: fwdude

Agree! Otherwise they will use the arms and ammo to kill us.


14 posted on 06/18/2013 4:23:37 PM PDT by mcshot (God bless the USA! THE GUN DEBATE WAS SETTLED IN 1791!!!)
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To: Personal Responsibility
Will Smith and Gene Hackman got it right in "Enemy of the State".

Kill 'em all. Let God sort 'em out

15 posted on 06/18/2013 4:24:25 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bratch

BTW, strong language/violence warning for the above clip.


16 posted on 06/18/2013 4:25:31 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Ravnagora
Sarah Palin is RIGHT!!!!!

The Syrian "rebels" are A#1 muslim Christian-killers!!!!

Of course, obama, the clintons, and Samantha Power support muslim Christian-klillers every single time!!!! Look at Bosnia, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Egypt, Libya, etc.

The muslim traitor obama should be impeached and convicted, and obama, the clintons, and Samantha Power should be tried for war crimes--right here in the USA, NOT in some phony "human rightser" kangaroo "court"!!!!

17 posted on 06/18/2013 4:34:18 PM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


That's raw liver the jihadi is eating. He had just cut it out of a dead Syrian soldier.

Scroll down for short video at Vlad Tepes blog here. It's Glenn Beck, in case you care.
18 posted on 06/18/2013 5:06:36 PM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: Jemian

We should have been out of Afghanistan in late 2002 / early 2003, right after the punitive expedition phase, before the meals on wheels phase.

I will admit I didn’t realize it at the time, but then I don’t get paid to think about these things full time.


19 posted on 06/18/2013 5:13:44 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: caveat emptor

linky no work...although, I’m not certain I want to see it anyway.


20 posted on 06/18/2013 5:15:24 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (...and I don't care.)
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To: FightforFreedomCA
Try now.
21 posted on 06/18/2013 5:31:00 PM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; ...
She gets it.

Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.


Benghazi Index

22 posted on 06/18/2013 5:34:33 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: caveat emptor

I’m not defending jihadist but is this barbaric picture much different than sucking out the brains from an innocent fetus inside a women’s womb?


23 posted on 06/18/2013 6:59:17 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Currently the rebels are in the practice of murdering, cooking and eating Christians. Now mind you there aren't as many there as there were back in the days when the Ottoman Empire was collapsing. Then most of them fled to America. Now there are but a remnant.

We probably ought to arrange to ship them out of there ~ their cousins are, after all, some of our larger taxpayers.

If you leave it up to the Moslems all the Christians will be killed.

24 posted on 06/18/2013 7:26:28 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Bratch
That's actually quite HISTORIC language. The 'kill 'em all' is cited as actually been said during the period of the so-called Religious Wars in France in the 1500s ~ in one case by a Huguenot leader about the Guise faction, and in another case by a Guise faction leader about the Huguenots.

It shows up during the 30 years war several times, and it pops up here and there all the way to the modern age where 'glass parking lot' has exceeded it for vitriol.

Intelligent people understand it for the literary reference it is ~ unlearned people might imagine it to be something on the order of a real threat.

I'd say it's NOT worth a 'strong language/violence warning ' ~ whatever that is.

25 posted on 06/18/2013 7:26:28 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Bratch

BTW, Kain’tuckee wasn’t worth a darn in basketball this year. What happen?


26 posted on 06/18/2013 7:26:28 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Cal had a couple of freshmen jump to the pros somewhat unexpectedly after the National Championship.

That, coupled with a relatively weak freshmen class, caused the team makeup to be unbalanced. They had weak point guards (a walk-on was the primary backup) and never developed a good chemistry.

Next year will be interesting. They supposedly have one of the best recruiting classes ever. But that was also said about Michigan’s Fab Five and look how many national championships THEY won. (Zero)


27 posted on 06/18/2013 7:56:47 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Honorary Serb

Obama may not be a practicing Muslim but he is certainly a Muslim sympathizer.


28 posted on 06/18/2013 8:42:09 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: caveat emptor

I read a part of the Koran that describes a woman follower of Mohammed who cut out the liver of an enemy and ate it. If Mohammed’s followers did it I guess it’s okay.


29 posted on 06/18/2013 8:44:53 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin was not trying to make light of a terrible situation in Syria. What she was doing was expressing the thoughts of the vast majority of people who are tired of us sending aid to people who hate us or sending our sons and daughters to lands to be killed or maimed.

Put in the context of what has become known as the Palin Doctrine, her remarks were clear, succinct, and unambiguous.

Oh, you don’t know what the Palin Doctrine is? She spelled it out in a speech in 2011 to military families at the Colorado Cristian University. In the speech she said:

“There’s a lesson here then for the effective use of force, as opposed to sending our troops on missions that are ill-defined. And it can be argued that our involvement elsewhere, say in Libya, is an example of a lack of clarity. See, these are deadly serious questions that we must ask ourselves when we contemplate sending Americans into harm’s way. Our men and women in uniform deserve a clear understanding of U.S. positions on such a crucial decision. I believe our criteria before we send our young men and women—America’s finest—into harm’s way should be spelled out clearly when it comes to the use of our military force. I can tell you what I believe that criteria should be in five points.”

“First, we should only commit our forces when clear and vital American interests are at stake. Period.”

“Second, if we have to fight, we fight to win. To do that, we use overwhelming force. We only send our troops into war with the objective to defeat the enemy as quickly as possible. We do not stretch out our military with open-ended and ill-defined missions. Nation building is a nice idea in theory, but it is not the main purpose of our armed forces. We use our military to win wars.”

“And third, we must have clearly defined goals and objectives before sending troops into harm’s way. If you can’t explain the mission to the American people clearly and concisely, then our sons and daughters should not be sent into battle. Period.”

“Fourth, American soldiers must never be put under foreign command. We will fight side by side with our allies, but American soldiers must remain under the care and the command of American officers.”

“Fifth, sending in our armed forces should be the last resort. We don’t go looking for dragons to slay. However, we will encourage the forces of freedom around the world who are sincerely fighting for the empowerment of the individual. When it makes sense, when it’s appropriate, we will provide them with material support to help them win their own freedom.”

“We are not indifferent to the cause of human rights or the desire for freedom. We are always on the side of both. But we can’t fight every war. We can’t undo every injustice around the world. But with strength and clarity in those five points, we’ll make for a safer, more prosperous, more peaceful world because as the U.S. leads by example, as we support freedom across the globe, we’re going to prove that free and healthy countries don’t wage war on other free and healthy countries. The stronger we are, the stronger and more peaceful the world will be under our example.”

Palin expressed what most Americans feel. The left likes to paint her as a neocon. Her doctrine on foreign interventions says differently.


30 posted on 06/19/2013 2:55:26 AM PDT by RefudiateObama2012
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To: RefudiateObama2012
This woman KNOWS what she's talking about!
31 posted on 06/19/2013 3:09:15 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: cradle of freedom
That's all it takes for some alleged Islamic Scholar to come up with a requirement that you cut livers out. Remember, they cut off changes to Shariah law in 1000 AD. That causes all sorts of problems for people who live where islam prevails.

Every time somebody says 'gee, we probably shouldn't write anymore laws' ~ that's what happened to islam. it's a catastrophe!

32 posted on 06/19/2013 7:21:45 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

I live in Cal. Not only do I want no more laws I want 50% of them deleted. Is that too Sharia for you?


33 posted on 06/19/2013 7:40:54 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: morphing libertarian
What I said is that Shariah came about when they locked in the laws. They no longer add them, nor do they delete them.

Your idea of getting rid of laws is not part of how Sharia got developed. ~ so you luck out on that. Read closely!

34 posted on 06/19/2013 7:52:48 PM PDT by muawiyah
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