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Obama: Iran is Just a Tiny Country
Town Hall ^ | 5/19/08 | Amanda Carpenter

Posted on 05/19/2008 12:10:54 PM PDT by kathsua

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To: kathsua

I would hate to point out to Mr Fauxbama that Nazi Germany (137,847 sq miles) is much smaller than Iran (636,296 sq miles)... So I guess based on Mr. Fauxbama’s idiotic view of the world, that whole WWII thing, extermination of the Jews, etc must have never happened.

What a complete and abject idiot... The fact this guy is remotely close to the nomination just shows how fundamentally ignorant the typical democratic voter must be. This is the type of argument I would expect from a pre-schooler.

Well, stupid is as stupid does, and Fauxbama is proving that by the hour.


51 posted on 05/19/2008 12:53:58 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: kathsua

I would hate to point out to Mr Fauxbama that Nazi Germany (137,847 sq miles) is much smaller than Iran (636,296 sq miles)... So I guess based on Mr. Fauxbama’s idiotic view of the world, that whole WWII thing, extermination of the Jews, etc must have never happened.

What a complete and abject idiot... The fact this guy is remotely close to the nomination just shows how fundamentally ignorant the typical democratic voter must be. This is the type of argument I would expect from a pre-schooler.

Well, stupid is as stupid does, and Fauxbama is proving that by the hour.


52 posted on 05/19/2008 12:53:58 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: wideawake

You know what the really sad thing is, and what some politician SHOULD SAY IS? Is that Iran once was a great country. It’s military was formidable, it loaned money to the UK. It had educated professionals, artists and great thinkers who live abroad now, many here as MDs and scientists. It’s “tiny” now only in comparison to what it once was.


53 posted on 05/19/2008 12:56:33 PM PDT by nikos1121 (Thank you, Jimmy Carter for all you've done to make the world a safer place.)
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To: Cobra64
This guy is absolutely nuts. I guess he never heard of JAPAN with that pesky little attack on December 7, 1941.

I guess he figures size is relative. After all, we have 8 more States now than we did then.

54 posted on 05/19/2008 12:56:47 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: kathsua

The Bush Administration was severely criticized as being arrogant because of it’s characterizations of ‘Old Europe’. I wonder if the MSM will be just as harsh of Obama’s characterization of these nations being ‘tiny’ (i.e., insignificant).

I’m sure that we will be hearing criticism of this arrogant rhetoric by Obama from the MSM any minute now......./crickets chirping....

It is absolutely breathtaking how unqualified this man is to be even considered for the presidency.


55 posted on 05/19/2008 12:57:37 PM PDT by frankiep (Democrats base their ideology on the premise that you are too stupid to do anything for yourself.)
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To: Neidermeyer

Correct. The feckless Kennedy almost got us all killed. I remember being in 8th grade that Monday waiting for the sirens to go off. We all thought nukes were coming.

Obambi is going to get a lot of people killed.


56 posted on 05/19/2008 12:57:39 PM PDT by y6162
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To: kathsua

This man is not merely unfit to be POTUS - he is unfit to be a US Senator. Just because a country is not the size of the USSR (which one is?) does not mean it cannot pose severe lethal threats to its neighbors, and certainly terrorist threats to US citizens worldwide.

The Mad Mullahs are perfectly willing to contemplate nuclear exchanges (they have said so) and would regard it as a ‘victory’ if they could destroy Israel and/or millions of infidels elsewhere..... so what if millions of Iranians die too, for the Mullahs that’s just the best road to paradise.


57 posted on 05/19/2008 12:58:48 PM PDT by Enchante (Barack Chamberlain: My 1930s Appeasement Policy Goes Well With My 1960s Socialist Policies!)
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To: kathsua

Heads of state of death cult countries are going to love Obama. They will tell him sweet nothings and he will fall in love with them. He will give them whatever they want.

It’s sickening to think that this affirmative action candidate will be elected by millions of women (and a few men) with a sexual fantasy.


58 posted on 05/19/2008 1:00:51 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: All
The GOP has a golden opportunity with that statement.

Probably one of the stupidest things Obama has said....besides I love Preacher Wright.

59 posted on 05/19/2008 1:01:44 PM PDT by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: caver

No, both Japan and Germany had large populations, strong industrial bases and well trained armies. Iran has none of that.


60 posted on 05/19/2008 1:07:34 PM PDT by Philly Nomad
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To: kathsua

Iran is the 17th largest country in the entire world:

http://www.aneki.com/largest.html

In other words, it ain’t tiny, Barry, you ignorant slut.


61 posted on 05/19/2008 1:13:09 PM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: y6162

OBAMBI
“INEXPERIENCE YOU CAN COUNT ON!”


62 posted on 05/19/2008 1:13:22 PM PDT by johnnycap
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To: savedbygrace

But Republicans are the “stupid” party, you know, because they can’t spell “potatoe.”


63 posted on 05/19/2008 1:19:43 PM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Kol Hakavod Mossad!)
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To: kathsua

Keep talking, Obambi - just keep talking!


64 posted on 05/19/2008 1:23:38 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: roses of sharon

There are at least 32 of Barama’s 57 “states” on this map!


65 posted on 05/19/2008 1:28:37 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: rfp1234

Can someone please tell the prospective candidate for the Democratic party that any country whatever the size governed by religious fanatics, possessing nuclear weapons and situated very close to the largest oil reserves in the world poses a very serious threat to the US national security.

I remember GW Bush being chastised by the media because he mispronounced the names of one or two world leaders during the 2000 campaign, but this man is positively imbecile.


66 posted on 05/19/2008 1:30:36 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: kathsua

Iran is just a “tiny” country.....

This asshat socialist has no clue.....


67 posted on 05/19/2008 1:33:49 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: kathsua
Gee, I wonder if this Obamalamadingdong character MIGHT change his mind were he to see THIS on January 20, 2009:

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NAAAAAAHH...! They're "...such a small country."

If this IDIOT gets into the White House, it's over!

God help us!!!


68 posted on 05/19/2008 1:36:16 PM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Neidermeyer

We could PAVE it!


69 posted on 05/19/2008 1:37:21 PM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: caver; All

Japan is tiny, really much smaller than Iran and controlled half the globe nearly, most of the pacific...Germany controlled much of the other half, and wasn’t much bigger.

Liberals are simply diseased.


70 posted on 05/19/2008 1:41:03 PM PDT by tpanther (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing-----Edmund Burke)
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To: kathsua

The split second Iran can put a workable nuclear weapon on top of a workable rocket, they will launch said rocket.


71 posted on 05/19/2008 1:41:55 PM PDT by Excellence (Daughter of the American Revolution, niece of the Civil War (North).)
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To: kathsua

Ya, It’s a tiny country. About four times as big as Germany.


72 posted on 05/19/2008 1:42:02 PM PDT by Big Mack (I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain TO EAT VEGETABLES!)
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To: kathsua

What could we expect from a guy who doesn’t realize how many states we have?


73 posted on 05/19/2008 1:42:49 PM PDT by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
According to Carl in Jerusalem McCain responded in a statesman like way:

"Before I begin my prepared remarks, I want to respond briefly to a comment Senator Obama made yesterday about the threat posed to the United States by the Government of Iran. Senator Obama claimed that the threat Iran poses to our security is “tiny” compared to the threat once posed by the former Soviet Union. Obviously, Iran isn’t a superpower and doesn’t possess the military power the Soviet Union had. But that does not mean that the threat posed by Iran is insignificant. On the contrary, right now Iran provides some of the deadliest explosive devices used in Iraq to kill our soldiers. They are the chief sponsor of Shia extremists in Iraq, and terrorist organizations in the Middle East. And their President, who has called Israel a “stinking corpse,” has repeatedly made clear his government’s commitment to Israel’s destruction. Most worrying, Iran is intent on acquiring nuclear weapons. The biggest national security challenge the United States currently faces is keeping nuclear material out of the hands of terrorists. Should Iran acquire nuclear weapons, that danger would become very dire, indeed. They might not be a superpower, but the threat the Government of Iran poses is anything but ‘tiny”.

And now Obambi has started to backtrack:

Obama said he fully realizes the danger posed by Iran, but that it is nothing compared to those presented by the former Soviet Union.

"The Soviet Union had the ability to destroy the world several times over, had satellites spanning the globe, had huge masses of conventional military power, all directed at destroying us," he said. "So, I've made it clear for years that the threat from Iran is grave. But what I've said is that we should not just talk to our friends. We should be willing to engage our enemies as well. That's what diplomacy is all about."

So he still hasn't got it - and frankly I hope he never will because that would take a nuclear bomb on a city in the US.

74 posted on 05/19/2008 1:44:46 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: kathsua

Iran is nearly the size of Alaska. That’s hardly “tiny.”


75 posted on 05/19/2008 1:49:01 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Bipartisanship: Two wolves and the American people deciding what's for dinner)
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To: nikos1121
I’m surprised Hillary hasn’t waded in on this one.

Mrs. Clinton just did another cartwheel.
76 posted on 05/19/2008 1:50:13 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: Miss Didi

Yeah, but with her polls nose diving, she could get some mileage out of this. Does she really, honestly expect to be the VP nominee?


77 posted on 05/19/2008 1:58:55 PM PDT by nikos1121 (Thank you, Jimmy Carter for all you've done to make the world a safer place.)
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To: nikos1121

She could do an ad today about his 57 states and now the Iran comment...unless she has a bigger bomb waiting to drop. ;)


78 posted on 05/19/2008 2:02:29 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: Miss Didi

I think she wants to be VP and therefore is not dropping any bomb. The only bomb out there is this guy Larry Sinclair who doesn’t seem to have any credibility.


79 posted on 05/19/2008 2:08:00 PM PDT by nikos1121 (Thank you, Jimmy Carter for all you've done to make the world a safer place.)
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To: kathsua

These ideas aren’t Obama’s. They come from his foreign policy team made up of the decendents of the old Carter foreign policy team. They want to focus on Russia and are disdainful (if not hateful) of Israel. Expect more of it.


80 posted on 05/19/2008 2:12:20 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: weegee
Israel is an even smaller country than Iran

An excellent point.

81 posted on 05/19/2008 2:21:54 PM PDT by T. Buzzard Trueblood ("a wee bit silly." -Lord Trimble on Hillary Clinton's claim of foreign policy "experience".)
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To: HamiltonJay
I would hate to point out to Mr Fauxbama that Nazi Germany (137,847 sq miles) is much smaller than Iran (636,296 sq miles)

Facts have no place in any debate involving Barack Obama.

82 posted on 05/19/2008 2:25:16 PM PDT by T. Buzzard Trueblood ("a wee bit silly." -Lord Trimble on Hillary Clinton's claim of foreign policy "experience".)
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To: y6162

Here is what wikipedia says about that:

(The Cuban Missile crisis) “ended two weeks later on October 28, 1962, when President of the United States John F. Kennedy and United Nations Secretary-General U Thant reached an agreement with the Soviets to dismantle the missiles in Cuba in exchange for a no invasion agreement and a secret removal of the Jupiter and Thor missiles in Turkey.”

The point is negotiation was backed by US military force and the credible threat to use that force. Concessions were made on both sides, but the USSR lost the most.

We need to make sure everyone we know understands how incompetent Barry O. is, saying there are 57 states, calling Iran ‘tiny,’ and offering to negotiate without preconditions.

Isn’t treating with the enemy treason? The question of Iran isn’t really significant. I am sure we will be at war with them by Election Day.


83 posted on 05/19/2008 2:32:36 PM PDT by FFranco
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To: kathsua

NO BO N 08! (Mr BO is an idiot!)


84 posted on 05/19/2008 2:35:15 PM PDT by texson66 ("Tyranny is yielding to the lust of the governing." - Lord Moulton)
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To: kathsua

Lay off what the Obamessiah says...how dare you be so racist?
< / sarc off


85 posted on 05/19/2008 2:53:30 PM PDT by JRios1968 ("If you go over a cliff with all flags flying, you are still going over a cliff"--Ronald Reagan)
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To: kathsua

Tiny? Obama is a moron. First off, it is hardly “tiny” at roughly 1/5 our population and 1/6 our landmass. It also has enormous natural resources and a key geostrategic position. It also has leaders with a strategic vision and the (not so tiny) b@lls to carry it out, even if that means spilling lots of innocent blood.

Oh, yeah, and one more thing: Obomination is probably not even aware of Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP). One fairly sizeable nuke exploded high above Kansas would disable much of the electronics in the CONUS, with effects just a BIT larger than “tiny.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_pulse

Obomination is a naive, ill-informed, anti-American PUTZ. We simply CANNOT allow that man and his minions/hangers-on to attain power. I don’t like McCain at all, but ANYONE is preferable to this walking, talking disaster.


86 posted on 05/19/2008 3:05:20 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (An ex-citizen of the Frederation trying to stop Monica's Ex-Boyfriend's Wife from becoming President)
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To: All

Awesome video:

The same kind of terrorists who support Obama did this:
http://www.frugalsites.net/911/attack/
Never apologize for them.
Never appease them.
Never forget.


87 posted on 05/19/2008 3:06:03 PM PDT by cyberella
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To: kathsua
New campaing slogan: The Audacity of the Dope
88 posted on 05/19/2008 3:17:24 PM PDT by sanchmo
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To: kathsua
“Iran, they spend 1/100th of what we spend on the military. If Iran ever tried to pose a serious threat to us, they wouldn't stand a chance,” Obama said.

I'm not sure--is he a gibbering idiot, or does he just think we are all idiots? Either way, he is not presidential material.

89 posted on 05/19/2008 3:27:03 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Philly Nomad
both Japan and Germany had large populations, strong industrial bases and well trained armies

But not nukes. Or stateless surrogate armies of suicidal terrorist infiltrators.

That 3G model of population, wealth and industrial base isn't extremely useful in assymetric warfare vs the US. Hence the term assymetric.

90 posted on 05/19/2008 3:27:42 PM PDT by sanchmo
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To: sanchmo
Asymmetric warfare only works against occupying forces. The US has no intention of occupying anybody. And Iran is just as afraid of Al-Queada as we are.

Iran is nothing more than hot air.

91 posted on 05/19/2008 4:47:39 PM PDT by Philly Nomad
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To: LikeLight

“Pretty much all the wars we ever fought in this nation have been against “tiny” countries: England, Spain, Mexico, North Korea, North Vietnam, Iraq...”

That’s an interesting way to look at it.


92 posted on 05/19/2008 4:55:14 PM PDT by caver (Yes, I did crawl out of a hole in the ground.)
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To: kathsua
Obama apparently has no comprehension of what nuclear weapons can do.

Of course he doesn't.  Obama doesn't even know how many states there are. 

93 posted on 05/19/2008 4:57:57 PM PDT by 1035rep
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