Skip to comments.Palin's Foreign-Policy Chops
Posted on 09/22/2008 5:56:56 PM PDT by Kaslin
Leadership: If anything shows how Democrats are beneath their office, it's how they snubbed the visiting leader of Colombia on his current trip. Sarah Palin, by contrast, shows respect.
Uribe didn't come asking for much only that Congress keep its word on an agreement that will drop tariffs on American goods sold in Colombia and help his country develop and prosper as a bulwark of democracy in a battered region.
"We consider that in the coming years if the free-trade agreement were approved . . . the main economic result could be the increase in investments in our country," Uribe told the Brookings Institution.
"And the more we increase legal investments in our country, the less difficult our task to defeat terrorist groups, to defeat illegal drugs."
Uribe also heads a country that last July put its own men in harm's way to free three innocent Americans held hostage by FARC Marxist terrorists. The rescue came off without a hitch or a shot being fired.
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President Alvaro Uribe did the right thing - he took the leftists/marxists out and shot them... and keept shooting them until the leaders gave up.. without a shot.
It is a disgrace that BHO has never said one word about the Colombian rescue of our hostages.
Ah, go easy on The One. How was he to know... no one put it on his tele-promter. :D
0bama cannot show respect to a Columbian leader who is trying to keep cocaine out of the south side of Chicago. It would be bad for business.
Oh well, Hugo Chavez is more their (the Democrats’) speed.