Skip to comments.Palin Opposes US Military Support To Syria
Posted on 06/18/2013 3:56:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
After former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates considers the countrys involvement in the Syrian civil war a mistake, another prominent politician is riding the waves to drown the governments decision to support Syrian rebels.
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin threw scathing remarks last Saturday against the governments 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 theyre doing, I say let Allah sort it out.
She was also critical about the uselessness of Americas involvement in the Syrian conflict, saying that the issue cannot be resolved by the US because the radical Islamic countries arent 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.
Let the Muzzies kill each other off. How is THAT not the perfect strategy?
Thus spaketh Madame President.....
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.
Gotta love it! GO SARAH!!!
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.
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.
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.
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
love this woman , I would love to see her and Cruz run on the ticket and to hell with the GOP AND the elft
“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.
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.
Agree! Otherwise they will use the arms and ammo to kill us.
BTW, strong language/violence warning for the above clip.
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"!!!!
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.
linky no work...although, I’m not certain I want to see it anyway.
Anyone wanting on or off this ping list, please advise.
Im not defending jihadist but is this barbaric picture much different than sucking out the brains from an innocent fetus inside a womens womb?
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.
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.
BTW, Kain’tuckee wasn’t worth a darn in basketball this year. What happen?
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)
Obama may not be a practicing Muslim but he is certainly a Muslim sympathizer.
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.
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 dont 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:
Theres 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 harms 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 womenAmericas finestinto harms 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 harms way. If you cant 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 dont 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 its 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 cant fight every war. We cant undo every injustice around the world. But with strength and clarity in those five points, well make for a safer, more prosperous, more peaceful world because as the U.S. leads by example, as we support freedom across the globe, were going to prove that free and healthy countries dont 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.
Every time somebody says 'gee, we probably shouldn't write anymore laws' ~ that's what happened to islam. it's a catastrophe!
I live in Cal. Not only do I want no more laws I want 50% of them deleted. Is that too Sharia for you?
Your idea of getting rid of laws is not part of how Sharia got developed. ~ so you luck out on that. Read closely!
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