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Michael Savage: Line U.S. border with tanks
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | March 18, 2007 | Aaron Klein

Posted on 03/19/2007 2:18:25 AM PDT by Man50D

Tanks keeping illegal immigrants from U.S. borders? Nukes dropped on terrorist sanctuaries? Iraqi insurgent strongholds barb-wired and then decimated?

That's just a glimpse into the future should ultra-opinionated radio host Michael Savage have his way and become the next leader of the free world.

The highly rated talker, whose books include "The Enemy Within" and "Liberalism is a Mental Disorder: Savage Solutions," announced last month he may leave the airwaves, join the political zoo and run for top office in the United States. Since then, over five million people affirmed they want him to seek the presidency, according to an online opinion poll conducted by Savage Productions.

In a WND interview today, the radio personality spelled out his official presidential policies on some of today's burning issues:

Regarding U.S. border control, Savage favors stationing the National Guard along America's periphery "with orders to shoot to kill."

"I'd also put tanks on the border if necessary. I'd reinforce the border after making sure we still have a border following so many years of having it melted down under George Bush," Savage said.

Savage's formula for winning the war on terror is simple: "My platform would be nuke 'em and rebuke 'em. Hit them hard. Hit them fast and get out of the Middle East. Teach them we are the most powerful nation on earth and when our interests and their interests conflict, we are going to win."

The talker maintains America can "absolutely" be victorious in Iraq.

He said as president he would "send maximum force into the Sunni triangle and after giving them 72 hours to evacuate their women and children, turn on the Sadar City area and not go door to door, but decimate the entire area after barb-wiring the place and letting the women and children out."

Following his prescribed military campaign, Savage said Iraq would be divided into four quadrants as determined by the League of Nations after World War I.

He then turned to Iran, calling it a "great nation of great people," but deeming Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "an anomaly, the Hitler of our time."

Savage advocated an international coalition unified against Ahmadinejad to ensure Iranians "have a chance to live in freedom and peace."

Savage said his presidential candidacy can do no harm, since the GOP in its current state is "incapable of winning." He knocked all the current Republican candidates as "good Republicans and bad conservatives. None of them evidence much of a conservative orientation."

While Savage is considering a run, vice-presidential candidates shouldn't be lining up just yet.

"I'm just exploring," he said in a previous online interview. "I could not continue to do my radio show. I've been told that once you've declared yourself a candidate and you're openly running, you have to give up your career in the media for obviously good reasons."

Savage, whose first books were published by WND, is now the nation's third-most popular talk-show host, reaching about 8 million fans listening on more than 370 stations weekly. His show is consistently ranked one of the nation's most influential, and is rated No. 1 in multiple major city markets, including his home base in San Francisco.

The Talk Radio Network host often sparks national news. Savage was credited with bringing the Dubai Ports World deal to national attention. The deal would have turned over U.S. port operations to the Middle Eastern company. A public outrage ensued, forcing Dubai Ports World to scuttle their plan.

Savage has written a series of best sellers. His latest, "The Political Zoo," is a satirical criticism of both Republicans and Democrats.


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1 posted on 03/19/2007 2:18:29 AM PDT by Man50D
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To: Man50D

He'll be a real Weiner with the "glass parking lot" crowd.


2 posted on 03/19/2007 2:25:35 AM PDT by Tinian
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To: Tarkus2040

Savage ping


3 posted on 03/19/2007 2:32:47 AM PDT by endthematrix (Both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought.)
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To: Tinian
He'll be a real Weiner with the "glass parking lot" crowd.

Well, I'm part of that crowd. And who'd thunk it since I'm an african american female, and from Washington, DC to boot.

4 posted on 03/19/2007 2:36:24 AM PDT by itsinthebag (E)
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To: itsinthebag
A crowd starts with two, right?

L

5 posted on 03/19/2007 2:37:59 AM PDT by Lurker (Calling islam a religion is like calling a car a submarine.)
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To: Lurker
A crowd starts with two, right?

Right, plus the 5 million who would vote for him for president. By the way, I wouldn't necessarily vote for him, but some of the things he advocates are exactly my sentiments and have been long before he stated them.

6 posted on 03/19/2007 2:42:38 AM PDT by itsinthebag (E)
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To: Man50D

Tanks? It would be more effective to put a 50 cal every 500 yards.


7 posted on 03/19/2007 2:42:46 AM PDT by wolfpat (If you don't like the Patriot Act, you're really gonna hate Sharia Law.)
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To: itsinthebag
some of the things he advocates are exactly my sentiments and have been long before he stated them.

I have long felt the same way.

We're either serious, or we're not.

There is no middle ground.

L

8 posted on 03/19/2007 2:46:46 AM PDT by Lurker (Calling islam a religion is like calling a car a submarine.)
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To: Man50D
The problem with Savage is his monumental ego - the same fatal exhitibte by Alan Keyes (remember Keyes television program during which he would not allow his political guests any time to speak?)

A pinch of humility is a necessary ingredient for successful national leadership. This rules out Michael Savage - unfortunately (because I really like the idea of tanks, *AND* 50 cals!) :)

9 posted on 03/19/2007 2:52:50 AM PDT by The Duke (I have met the enemy, and he is named 'Apathy'!)
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To: itsinthebag
"...Right, plus the 5 million who would vote for him for president..."

Ummmmm. That still leaves a bit of a gap.

10 posted on 03/19/2007 2:55:03 AM PDT by Eclectica (Ask your MD about Evolution. Please!)
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To: Man50D

Many other talk show hosts think Savage is nuts. I do not.

General "Blackjack" Pershing and his troops were sent to stop border incursions almost 100 years ago.

I can only infer that the reason our politicians have stood by and allowed this invasion is fear of losing votes from illegals. Disgusting.


11 posted on 03/19/2007 2:56:57 AM PDT by Jacquerie (The Democrat Party would see our troops bleed rather than win.)
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To: Tinian

Wait isnt' this the ultra liberal position on Iraq? Aren't we supposed to withdraw all troops and then when the Terrorists create multiple training camps. Iraqi govt collapses and Iran and Saudi Arabia are at open war and a mushroom cloud goes up over Tel Aviv thats when were supposed to say enough already and make the entire region a glass parking lot. I mean typically, historically speaking that is the correct Democrat response ala Harry Truman nuking not one but 2 Japanese cities to in his estimation bring about a quick end to a war that may well have lasted 10 more years or more... Tokyo was next too...


12 posted on 03/19/2007 2:59:52 AM PDT by tomnbeverly (Hey Gore everytime you turn the lights on in your mansion you kill another polar bear.)
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To: Man50D

Tanks on the border and exterminate our enemies? Sounds perfect to me rather then playing politics with both.


13 posted on 03/19/2007 3:00:47 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (an enemy of islam)
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To: Man50D

Tanks on the border to Mexico would be better than what we have now! Not that I would ever vote for Savage, but someone needs to do something QUICK about our borders!!!


14 posted on 03/19/2007 3:01:35 AM PDT by blondee123
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To: Eclectica
Ummmmm. That still leaves a bit of a gap.

Not sure what you mean.

15 posted on 03/19/2007 3:02:15 AM PDT by itsinthebag (E)
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To: Man50D

Tanks on the border is the latest display of symbolism over substance. The tanks are useless unless there is the political will to command the military to literally pull the trigger. Moreover, I agree that .50 cals and M-60s at closer intervals will work better and cost less.


16 posted on 03/19/2007 3:07:35 AM PDT by kilowhskey ("...the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.")
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To: tomnbeverly
Democrat response ala Harry Truman nuking not one but 2 Japanese cities to in his estimation bring about a quick end to a war that may well have lasted 10 more years or more... Tokyo was next too...

That's unpossible--we were out of nukes after Nagasaki.

Nuking Japan twisted Truman's brain forever. During the Korean war he insisted we drop leaflets over North Korean factories 48 hours ahead of time, warning them of our impending bombing. We've been fighting wars Truman style ever since.

Weiner does say many things that I agree with, however, he usually can't talk for more than a half hour before he says something so incredibly stupid I have to turn him off. He may have a Phd., but he has the reasoning skills of a ten year-old.

17 posted on 03/19/2007 3:14:19 AM PDT by Tinian
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To: itsinthebag
"Well, I'm part of that crowd. And who'd thunk it since I'm an african american female, and from Washington, DC to boot."

Good for you!

That "crowd" that you have joined is growing by the day.

At last I can say "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!" and know that I'm not alone.

18 posted on 03/19/2007 3:15:29 AM PDT by albee (The best thing you can do for the poor is.....not be one of them. - Eric Hoffer)
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To: The Duke
The problem with Savage is his monumental ego

Huh? What great president has lacked a monumental ego?

19 posted on 03/19/2007 3:23:36 AM PDT by gotribe ( I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution... - Grover Cleveland.)
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To: Tinian
Weiner does say many things that I agree with, however, he usually can't talk for more than a half hour before he says something so incredibly stupid I have to turn him off. He may have a Phd., but he has the reasoning skills of a ten year-old.

I've listened to his show off and on since his days as a fill-in at KGO, and I have to agree with that. I also could not bring myself to vote for a guy who lacks control over his emotions to the degree that I'd worry about him trying to launch strategic weapons out of a fit of personal rage.

I agree that we need a doer and not a talker in the White House who brooks no BS, but I see Savage as a bit of a loose cannon. I'd rather not have a President who has to be told by his subordinates, "I cannot comply, that is an unlawful order, sir".

20 posted on 03/19/2007 3:32:46 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: wolfpat
It would be more effective to put a 50 cal every 500 yards.

Not to mention more economical. Can you imagine the amount of "AlGore" carbon credits that would be needed to operate that many M1's? /sarc

21 posted on 03/19/2007 3:53:44 AM PDT by Sarajevo
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To: Man50D

Michael Savage is a very strong candidate compared to the rest of the pitiful bunch of Republicans we have so far. He is also the only one who would NOT submit his questions in advance for Hillary in any debate.


22 posted on 03/19/2007 3:54:25 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Riley

I can't help thinking that a great many problems around the world would be solved if your President was not - as he is - urbane and restrained, but was in fact a disgruntled ex-dockworker with poor impulse control.


23 posted on 03/19/2007 3:56:46 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: Man50D

Michael Savage is angry, but so are a whole lot of contemporary Americans. Half of them want to destroy America, the other half want to destroy America's enemies. The two groups are like gas and a match. Our current crop of Republicans don't see this, and their "moderate" leftist trends are worsening the divide because they are increasingly aiding America's enemies and hastening its implosion. Without sane conservatism in our government, insanity will prevail and we could be headed for an internal struggle the likes of which hasn't been seen since Stalin or Hitler. Passions are mounting and we need a leader. Currently, we have none, and none in the making. Voids are often filled, badly.


24 posted on 03/19/2007 3:59:50 AM PDT by wgflyer (Liberalism is to society what HIV is to the immune system.)
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To: itsinthebag

Mine also, but I think Weiner is mentally deranged.


25 posted on 03/19/2007 4:01:51 AM PDT by sauropod ("An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools." Ernest Hemingway)
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To: Man50D
Regarding U.S. border control, Savage favors stationing the National Guard along America's periphery "with orders to shoot to kill."

There currently is no real penalty for making the attempt to cross. If you get caught and sent back, you just try again. We will continue to get illegal immigration as long as the rewards (working in US for better wages than Mexico) exceed the penalties

26 posted on 03/19/2007 4:02:35 AM PDT by SauronOfMordor (Never try to teach a pig to sing -- it wastes your time and it annoys the pig)
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To: Riley

"I've listened to his show off and on since his days as a fill-in at KGO, and I have to agree with that. I also could not bring myself to vote for a guy who lacks control over his emotions to the degree that I'd worry about him trying to launch strategic weapons out of a fit of personal rage."

I believe you've just described Hillary!


27 posted on 03/19/2007 4:04:49 AM PDT by wgflyer (Liberalism is to society what HIV is to the immune system.)
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To: sauropod
Mine also, but I think Weiner is mentally deranged.

Lot's of people say that without providing proof, other than he "sounds" crazy at times.

28 posted on 03/19/2007 4:07:56 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: period end of story

I've heard enough of him to know.


29 posted on 03/19/2007 4:08:20 AM PDT by sauropod ("An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools." Ernest Hemingway)
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To: agere_contra
I can't help thinking that a great many problems around the world would be solved if your President was not - as he is - urbane and restrained, but was in fact a disgruntled ex-dockworker with poor impulse control.

I certainly have my disagreements with Bush, but if we're going to nominate a San Francisco talk-show host- my pick would be Lee Rogers. He's deadly right-on, without the screaming antics. I have never heard a moonbat caller call his show that didn't get shot down in flames.

30 posted on 03/19/2007 4:08:22 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Man50D

Oh, joy. Another Ross Perot.


31 posted on 03/19/2007 4:11:07 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (Vaclav Klaus: "A whip of political correctness strangles their voice")
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To: The Duke
The problem with Savage is his monumental ego - the same fatal exhitibte by Alan Keyes (remember Keyes television program during which he would not allow his political guests any time to speak?)

Yes, his ego is quite large, but I think he would mainly be trying to influence the type of ideas that would emerge as the electioneering goes into full force.

32 posted on 03/19/2007 4:11:11 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: sauropod
I've heard enough of him to know.

That's fine, you're entitled to your opinion. But don't expect everyone else to agree with you.

33 posted on 03/19/2007 4:14:05 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: itsinthebag
An African American Female Consevative from Washington DC?

Your name isn't Amelia Erhardt by any chance is it?

;o)

34 posted on 03/19/2007 4:14:23 AM PDT by tcostell (MOLON LABE)
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placemark


35 posted on 03/19/2007 4:14:59 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (The greatest danger to our troops is the Congress of the United States.)
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To: tiredoflaundry

Peace.


36 posted on 03/19/2007 4:17:56 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: Man50D

BTW, I don't think he'll be leaving the airwaves any time soon.

The pay's too good.


37 posted on 03/19/2007 4:20:45 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: period end of story

It's like I tell my wife. I'm always right ;-).


38 posted on 03/19/2007 4:22:42 AM PDT by sauropod ("An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools." Ernest Hemingway)
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To: period end of story

Sounding crazy every day he is on the air, is substantial proof that he is indeed, crazy. If he could make it three hours in one setting without sounding crazy, then, I might give him the benefit of the doubt.


39 posted on 03/19/2007 4:24:27 AM PDT by StingingScorpion
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To: sauropod
Well in that case, I agree with you.
40 posted on 03/19/2007 4:25:46 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: StingingScorpion

There we go again with the "sounding crazy." It's his style to get hot and bothered about the subjects he talks about, but some people can't handle it. I don't worry about the ranting; it's good to burn off a little steam from time to time.


41 posted on 03/19/2007 4:29:57 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: itsinthebag; Eclectica
Not sure what you mean.

I think it means it takes a whole lot more than 5 million votes to win. It's gonna take anyone over 50 million votes to win the presidency.

42 posted on 03/19/2007 4:34:00 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: period end of story
I think it is much more than that. He makes statements that are classic paranoid delusional in origin. He believes his solutions are brilliant and that he is being persecuted by the MSM and ignored by GWB.

I worked with a plumber a few years ago who had similar feelings about being ignored by the CIA. Weiner is intelligent, but he is not sane.
43 posted on 03/19/2007 4:37:15 AM PDT by StingingScorpion
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To: period end of story

He's an egotist taht sounds like Howard Dean.


44 posted on 03/19/2007 4:37:27 AM PDT by nanook (Thomas Jefferson had it right.)
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To: nanook

Grab another cup of coffee.


45 posted on 03/19/2007 4:42:51 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: sauropod
Mine also, but I think Weiner is mentally deranged.

Maybe, however, most times he speaks sanely even in his insanity.

46 posted on 03/19/2007 4:44:46 AM PDT by itsinthebag (E)
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To: itsinthebag
Maybe, however, most times he speaks sanely even in his insanity.

Maybe it's the insane who think he's insane.

47 posted on 03/19/2007 4:47:41 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: tcostell
An African American Female Consevative from Washington DC? Your name isn't Amelia Erhardt by any chance is it? ;o)

I'll never tell!

48 posted on 03/19/2007 4:47:45 AM PDT by itsinthebag (E)
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To: Man50D
Following his prescribed military campaign, Savage said Iraq would be divided into four quadrants as determined by the League of Nations after World War I.

Mike talks about Iraq being divided into 3 parts.

One for the Sunnis, one for the Shiites, and one for the Kurds.

49 posted on 03/19/2007 4:52:17 AM PDT by period end of story ("That's the kind of sugar poppa likes.")
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To: Man50D

He makes ethnic cleansing look like a boy scout jamboree!


50 posted on 03/19/2007 4:52:51 AM PDT by cavador
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