Skip to comments.Palin Says 'No!' on Cutting US Aid to Israel
Posted on 03/06/2011 3:40:29 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin came out strongly in favor of continued U.S. foreign aid to Israel in a Sunday interview with Judge Jeanine Pirro on Foxnews.
"You know I'm sure that there's some waste and fraud in our foreign aid we need to find efficiencies and not give to any regime that would seek to harm Americans in any sense of the word 'harm,'" Palin said, "I don't support that kind of foreign aid at all. but when it comes to Israel - NO... I stand strong with Israel and unapologetically I say that America should keep this strong democratic ally that we have there in the Middle East and allow for protections around Israel."
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"Think of what this state Israel has gone through, and what they have suffered through and what they have triumphed over," she said. "It is really telling about their tenacity and their character and it's just one reason, that character, as to why it is that we want them as our friend."
In a confident, articulate appearance and what some see as one of her best interviews to date, Palin was also asked why the Obama Administration was so hesitant to call the shooting of the US airmen in Germany an act of terror.....
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Funny, I didn't see her reading from a teleprompter.
In before the libertarians attack! LOL!!!!!
And oh! Yes that interview including the smack down of O’Reilly Friday Night was by far some of Palin’s better interviews - it was quite refreshing to hear!
I love the courage and ability of this woman to speak off the cuff and get it right every time.
The smack down of OReilly was a beautiful sight to see. :)
If it were up to me, I would cut aid to all countries except in time of war.
In the case of Israel, I would like some kind of agreement where we would declare war on anyone who attacks them and vice-versa.
What are we doing giving aid to anyone when we are running a huge debit.
The only real ally we have in that part of the world.
"Think of what Sarah has gone through, and what she has suffered through and what she has triumphed over," "It is really telling about her tenacity and her character and it's just one reason, that character, as to why it is that we want her as our President."
If you think about it, Israel is in a constant state of economic war. Nations all over the world are boycotting them.
Large powerful states shouldn't have agreements to get into war because of actions against small states. It leads to disastrous results - like WWI.
Perfect and very fitting!
The Israeli’s know who their friends are. Bibi is looking forward to ‘12, too.
Can't go wrong with Gen 12:3 promises... Sarah ain't no dummy!
In general I agree with you but I think Israel is in a special position. They are our one ally in the area and they really are in a precarious situation surrounded by hostile states.
I know I am going to get bombed, but isn’t her “nagging wife” tone or voice getting to anybody other than me?
I really wish she had not allowed her daughter to dance among the stars and certainly do not think her Alaska special did much to help her appearance to the general public.
I guess I got so angry that she supported McCain in the last election (for no good reason) that I am now finding small hints of this, that and the other to contradict what I found to be admirable about her originally.
She talks tough on issues, but still..she supported McCain. We needed him OUT. I just didn’t think it was in character with who she portrays herself to be.
To your tagline. Amen!
Each of the United States has 49 allies. That’s all that was signed up for and that’s more than enough trouble for our government to handle. They don’t even do that well.
Israel is literally the line in the sand.
What do they do for us?
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