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Palin Talks of Wars in ‘Iraq and Iran’

Posted on Nov 1, 2008

This weekend brought yet another startling installment from the Sarah Palin School of International Relations, in which she talks about “needing to really shore up the strategies that we need over in Iraq and Iran to win these wars” during the first 100 days of her time in the White House with John McCain. Palin made the comment in an interview that aired Friday on Greta van Susteren’s Fox News show.

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By Allan Krueger, November 3, 2008 at 5:42 pm Link to this comment

Sarah is the embodiment of the BRIDGE TO NOWHERE!

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By diamond, November 3, 2008 at 1:44 pm Link to this comment

You’re absolutely right Jason Walker that 9/11 must be thoroughly investigated but you have to realize too, that investigating it will open up an international can of worms. There is an international link between organized crime and terrorism known as ‘the Octopus’ because its tentacles reach everywhere and up to the highest levels of government in many countries.

For example: a bomb exploded in the second class waiting room at Bologna railway station at 10.25am on 2nd August 1980 killing 85 people and injuring 200. It was part of a terror campaign waged by anti-communist fanatics and involved P2, an Italian wing of the Masons. P2 controlled a military intelligence unit known as SISMI. This intell group found a suitcase on a train which contained weapons and explosives similar to those used in the Bologna railway bombing, together with two French and German newspapers. SISMI claimed that brilliant intelligence work on their part had led to the find and claimed that the Bologna attack was the work of French extremists and members of the German Hoffman group. A senior SISMI officer told Rome prosecutors in 1984 that he was first alerted to the intelligence operation a month before the suitcase was found. He testified that he was called by General Giuseppe Santovito to Rome’s Ciampino military airport to be brought up to date on new intelligence concerning planned terrorist attacks on trains and railway nodes. Santovito was in the company of an American journalist named Michael Ledeen. Yes, that Michael Ledeen. The suitcase was part of a cycle of black ops and disinformation campaigns aimed at blaming leftists for bombing attacks in order to cripple the political chances of the communist party in Italy. It was called ‘terror on the trains’.

Of course, I’ll be called a conspiracy theorist for saying they’re all in it together, but they are. The Italian suitcase found on a train bears a striking resemblance to the suitcase found by the FBI at a Portland airport after 9/11, which had terror manuals, United Airlines uniforms and a convenient and highly dubious list of the names of the hijackers. It seems Ledeen was there to listen and learn - and he did.

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By xyzaffair, November 3, 2008 at 8:24 am Link to this comment
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Just the way she mispronounces them as eye-RAN and eye-RACK makes me cringe.

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By tdbach, November 3, 2008 at 7:04 am Link to this comment

Fadel Abdallah: that is one of the most astute and apt assessments of the governor I’ve read. All politicians could be painted with the “whore” brush I suppose (and often are), but in her case it fits like fishnet stockings - not because she’s an attractive woman but because she has climbed up the food chain so quickly based on opportunistic giving of her “favors” in conspicuous quid pro quo, often leaving her benefactor’s room with his wallet and watch in her purse.

That said, I think this article makes much of very little - if anything. My guess is that she has been taught that Iran is a key player in the region, a sourcee of support for insurgent groups in Iraq and Afganistan, so when she tries to talk about what to do there, it comes out a bit jumbled. Not that this interpretation of her comment reflects much better on her than what the article suggests…

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By bachu, November 3, 2008 at 2:27 am Link to this comment
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McCain’s strategy seems to be working. Already twenty three percent of the people in Texas belive that Obama is a Muslim. With any luck that number could go as high as 40% nationally resulting in a McCain win.

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By Jason Walker, November 2, 2008 at 9:06 pm Link to this comment
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If we wish to bring down a tower of lies and deceit, which includes the neocon agenda of illegally overthrowing other governments for the purpose of resource monopolization, we need only observe the rotten foundation—-namely, the United States Government’s Official 9/11 Conspiracy Theory.

As shown through thorough investigation of the facts, in Debunking 9/11 Debunking, The New Pearl Harbor, The New Pearl Harbor Revisited and other investigative books, David Ray Griffin has supplied ample justification for a new, honest and rational investigation into the events of 9/11.

Our acquiescence to the continued propagation and acceptance of the US Government Myth of 9/11 supplies nourishment to the neocon garden of imperialism and totalitarianism that is causing so much destruction, both internationally and internally:  economic exploitation and enslavement of the populace, environmental devastation, societal fracturing, infrastructure destruction and decay, immoral and illegal civilian casualties, etc.  By thoroughly investigating the depth and extent of the decay that lies beneath the surface, we can hold responsible those who have perpetrated the most heinous crime in United States history, thus dispelling the illusions that still keep so many of our brothers and sisters shackled and divided.

Now is the time to demand from our Congress and our mainstream media an unwaveringly thorough investigation into the actual events of 9/11.  It is the responsibility of each and every one of us to demand that the truth be revealed.

As one 9/11 family member observed:  Without truth, there can be no accountability.  Without accountability there can be no change…

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By Roemary Molloy, November 2, 2008 at 3:28 pm Link to this comment
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I can no longer watch or listen to Sarah Palin without literally shaking with anger. She is one of thsoe people who is not only ignorant, but is proud of her ignorance.  I hate and despise her.

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By mill, November 2, 2008 at 2:30 pm Link to this comment

Apart from her geographic ignorance or confusion

i wonder what it means to a Mrs. Palin to
“shore up these strategies”  .....

more extended tours for current US military veterans?

Drafting new recruits?  Her daughter is about to become 18, yes?  Maybe it’s time to break down the gender barrier for military draft - who better to start with than the Bush twins and Mrs. Palin’s eldest daughters?  I think Mr Cheney’s daughter is likely too old now

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By Fadel Abdallah, November 2, 2008 at 9:38 am Link to this comment

I believe that the media is giving Sarah Palin more attention than she deserves. For me, she is just a “political prostitute” who has to do her work to justify every penny of the 150 thousand dollars wardrobe she received.

At best she is an attack dog hired by McCain, whose party, the Republicans, have run out of ideas, basic commonsense and decency; at worst, she is just an opportunistic “political whore” fishing in troubled waters and insulting people’s intelligence!

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By Purple Girl, November 2, 2008 at 8:18 am Link to this comment

Hagee revealed the stratedgy for these ‘End of Day’ Zealots and Sarahs Pastor confirmed Her allegience to this ‘Holy War’ model (Alaska as the ‘Refuge’...Reminds me of Masons Death valley Delusions)
Heres how religion is being used to justify Corp agendas (the quest to control ALL Oil resources).
Hagee lays out why Iran posses a threat to ‘Chrisitans’ to help put a religious justification for Economic domination.
In his scenario, we must pre-emptively strike Iran to ‘save’ Israel, which will piss of both Russia & China since they have oil Deals with them. this will provoke them enough to attack US…thus begining the ‘Holy War’ (which is actually just a Blood for Oil Venture).Mind You Israel has their own Nuke war heads (about 200, probably the biggest stash in the M.E.).also Bare in mind that these ‘Chrisitans for Israel’ beleive that only 144,000 seats are available at the ‘Rapture’ for CONVERTED Jews (seem to only love Jews who reject their own faith..Like LIEberman)
If you don’t think they have an ice cubes chance in Hell to get this started consider LIEberman’s Buddy’s song “Bomb bomb bomb Iran” or how about Hillary’s (Mac’s other Buddy)‘Obliterate Iran’.
this is why we must begin to demand those who claim the are ‘Christians’ EXPLAIN which kind they are.
end of Dayers have been around since Jesus died on the Cross bu tthey have not had the technology of weapons of mass destruction so easily accessible until NOW.
So Sarahs words were not a ‘slip’ or a momentary lapse of recall…It IS on the Agenda, not just as a Gift to the Oil Corps, but as a Crusade of Righteousness through Destruction.
funny these so called ‘Christians’ don’t even consider the word of their own ‘messiah’ who told his followers no one knows when the end will come ‘Only the Father Knows’. Also interesting he did not Say ‘MY Father’, But ‘THE Father’ does that not also indicate God is Father to US all, thus Jesus is not His only son?But I digress.
Is it not also proof that these End of Dayers have not only seized the right to begin such a Divine Act, but have placed God as THEIR servant. If they get this started, Gods Supposed to send Jesus- Who is serving Whom, Who is acting as Master and Who are they relegating to Slave? Not to mention THEY’VE Already determined Who will be saved and Who will be damned or destroyed?
These End of Dayers not only present a real threat to our National and international Security, they are acting FAR above their pay grade when it comes to the Almighty and HIS decisions, Acts and Divine Design!
That was not a mistake of inexperience, that was a confession of Heretical intentions.

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By abdo, November 2, 2008 at 8:02 am Link to this comment

If any body left or right wants to war let them send their children and close relatives first,  chicken hawkes are willing to sacrifice other people children and next generations money on the alter of unholy wars.

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By Extremely concerned, November 2, 2008 at 7:51 am Link to this comment
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Well we know what this idiot is hearing from people around her… She really wouldnt be able to point out those countries on the map, I could bet my salary on that, maybe Iraq, maybe. But seriously she is just repeating things that she hears and its an unintentional warning from her to us, quie unwillingly though. Thanks a lot Sarah.

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By Louise, November 2, 2008 at 6:57 am Link to this comment

That’s no slip of the tongue. That’s a moron explaining stuff that’s way beyond her comprehension.

... See, we’cn start a war and finish it and th’ other in a hunerd days, cause we sayso doncha know! And our troops cn’go’un cetch them talabani and alkadi and they are wonderful also, you betcha! ...

And they are. Our troops that is. But even the lowliest grunt knows they are stretched to the breaking point. And just because some brainless twit on the other side of the world say’s they can fight three wars, or more, and win them in a hundred days, doesn’t make it so.

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By regoberto lapinid, November 2, 2008 at 6:39 am Link to this comment
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By davidperi, November 2, 2008 at 1:28 am Link to this comment

A pro neo-con slip of the tonque about Iran!

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