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Santorum: Obama trying to allow Iran to have nuke
AP ^ | February 9, 2012

Posted on 02/09/2012 7:33:37 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Thursday accused President Barack Obama of actively seeking ways to allow Iran to gain a nuclear weapon and suggested that the administration had betrayed Israel by publicly disclosing what may be a plan to attack the Muslim nation.

Santorum drew connections between the administration's opposition to the Keystone pipeline project, which would bring oil from Canada to U.S. refineries, and American dependency on foreign oil and U.S.-Israel relations.

"We're throwing Israel under the bus because we know we're going to be dependent upon OPEC," Santorum said during a speech in Oklahoma City. "We're going to say, 'Oh, Iran, we don't want you to get a nuclear weapon — wink, wink, nod, nod — go ahead, just give us your oil.' Folks, the president of the United States is selling the economic security of the United States down the river right now."

The U.S. doesn't purchase oil from Iran but its allies do. Pulling Iranian oil from the world market would wreak havoc on oil prices in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Santorum later told CNN that Obama's actions support the view that the president was choosing Iran over Israel. He accused Defense Secretary Leon Panetta of divulging sensitive information about Israel's plans to strike Iran and then invited scorn upon the Jewish state from the rest of the world. ....

Santorum told CNN: "The president fought tooth and nail against putting sanctions on Iran and only capitulated at the end. This is a president who is not standing by our allies, is trying to appease, trying to find a way to allow — clearly to allow Iran to get this nuclear weapon. He's doing absolutely nothing in a consequential way to make sure that they do not get this weapon."

(Excerpt) Read more at mysanantonio.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: irannuclear; israel; keystonepipeline; nucleariran; santorum; treason

1 posted on 02/09/2012 7:33:38 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Is this candidate becoming a real man? I like what I’m hearing.


2 posted on 02/09/2012 7:38:46 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Santorum is beginning to sound a lot like Bachmann.


3 posted on 02/09/2012 7:39:17 PM PST by varina davis (A real American patriot -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Somebody finally says it.
Now the MSM will attack like wild beasts.
Make him out to be a fringe kook, unfit to be President.
I hope Rick can take it........


4 posted on 02/09/2012 7:40:55 PM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Well, he’s right.


5 posted on 02/09/2012 7:44:33 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Kudos for Rick for taking it right at Obama in no uncertain terms. At a recent debate, Rick called global warming a “hoax” — something I don’t think Newt or Flips would ever say. And I saw a quote today where Rick characterized environmental opposition to hydraulic fashion as environmental terrorism. He’s saying what needs to be said.


6 posted on 02/09/2012 7:44:48 PM PST by vekzen
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Bingo....from day one, I said Obama’s goals are to reduce the military power of the US...and Israel.

Iran with a bomb will do just that.


7 posted on 02/09/2012 7:45:08 PM PST by roses of sharon ("Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise." Luke 23:43)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Right after Obama was elected in November 2008, his fundraising bundler Jodie Evans of Code Pink visited Iran at the personal invitation of Ahmadinejad after meeting with Mahmoud in New York City in September in between attending exclusive fundraisers with Obama.


8 posted on 02/09/2012 7:47:28 PM PST by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: Red Badger
"Make him out to be a fringe kook, unfit to be President."

He is certainly showing a lack of political acumen in these quotes.

Accusing a POTUS of deliberately aiding and abetting an enemy of the US and it's allies...one that has sworn to eliminate us as well as Israel ...with acquiring the most powerful weapon on earth.

I hate Obama, but I don't think he is assisting Iran in becoming a nuclear armed state, and I'm about as hard-core a national security hawk as exists. Most folks think I'm crazy in that regard.

I think Obama is naive and is trying to woo the Muslims with a "new tone". I also think he is trying to turn our foreign policy from being centered on Western Civilization to a more "global" view.

But to suggest what he did above will eliminate him from this race in a couple of weeks.

9 posted on 02/09/2012 7:51:53 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Red Badger
" I hope Rick can take it........ "

Rick has been taking it from the unhinged Liberals for years, unlike some who sit on the couch and get all cozy with liberals.
10 posted on 02/09/2012 7:52:19 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: FlyingEagle
Like HIllary, Obama loves ‘the America that could be’. He's so much worse though that regarding patriotism he makes HIllary look like George Washington in comparison.
11 posted on 02/09/2012 7:54:41 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Mariner
I hate Obama, but I don't think he is assisting Iran in becoming a nuclear armed state, and I'm about as hard-core a national security hawk as exists.

I think Obama is naive and is trying to woo the Muslims with a "new tone".

I disagee. I think Obama is a Muslim, and I think every move he makes supports the emergence of the caliphate and the destruction of Israel.

But I'm not running for President...

12 posted on 02/09/2012 8:00:15 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
The U.S. doesn't purchase oil from Iran but its allies do. Pulling Iranian oil from the world market would wreak havoc on oil prices in the U.S.

Why are gas prices through the roof now when we have a glut of oil and low demand?

13 posted on 02/09/2012 8:01:43 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Mariner

A lot of people I know, not politically astute or even knowledgeable, believe this way. Regular people, not inclined to be politically active. They view Obama as an enemy of liberty and prosperity. They have an instinctive American attitude that he is not our friend, nor Israel’s.......


14 posted on 02/09/2012 8:04:24 PM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

If he remains true to conservativism, he will prosper.......m


15 posted on 02/09/2012 8:06:53 PM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: Mariner

If you do not believe Obama is deliberately aiding and abetting Iran in their Nuclear research, do you believe he is trying to destroy our economy by not signing onto the pipeline, by slowing drilling in the Gulf, by sending money to Brazil so they can sell oil to China, by spending like a fool on Solyndra, and other solar projects, by destroying the greatest health system in the world with Obamacare, by destroying our military with queers and a 100,000 man cutback, and backing the Occupy fools.What about his bailouts and borrowing that is 4 times what Bush borrowed and that was bad enough.
Do you think he is trying to destroy Catholicism with his edict on Birth Control and sterilisation, by his support of Homosexuals.

Or maybe you think this is all coincidence.Or just the acts of an individual who is too incompetent to know what he is doing.Personally I believe he knows what he is doing.


16 posted on 02/09/2012 8:07:47 PM PST by Venturer
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To: ez
But I'm not running for President...

Exactly.

17 posted on 02/09/2012 8:08:25 PM PST by publana (Beware the olive branch extended by a Dem for it disguises a clenched fist.)
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To: Mariner

Your the naive and clueless one ,
The evil Valarie Jarrett grew up in Iran with his communist parents !
There are no coincidences with these radicals !


18 posted on 02/09/2012 8:11:45 PM PST by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: Venturer
Yeah, I think it's mostly naive incompetence. He's delusional, willful and dangerous because of it.

We have several million of his type here in Northern CA. After a while they're easy to spot.

It's not unlike mental illness.

19 posted on 02/09/2012 8:13:56 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

I personally love the fact that he isn’t afraid to speak truth.


20 posted on 02/09/2012 8:14:13 PM PST by FresnoRobert (When born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, it's reversed.)
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To: ncalburt

Are you serious?
Jarrett was raised in Iran?


21 posted on 02/09/2012 8:14:20 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Obama may well welcome nuclear “parity” with Iran. It’s in line with the “America as arrogant bully” apology tour he took shortly after his coronation.


22 posted on 02/09/2012 8:17:43 PM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: ncalburt
SOB! The stuff you learn on FR!

Jarrett was born in Shiraz, Iran to American parents James E. Bowman and Barbara Taylor Bowman. Her father, a pathologist and geneticist, ran a hospital for children in Shiraz, as part of a program where American doctors and agricultural experts sought to help jump-start developing countries' health and farming efforts. When she was five, the family moved to London for one year, returning to Chicago in 1963.

In 1966 her mother, Barbara T. Bowman, was one of four child advocates that created the Erikson Institute. The Institute was established to provide advanced knowledge in child development for teachers and other professionals working with young children.

As a child she spoke Persian and French.

23 posted on 02/09/2012 8:18:36 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: ncalburt
Why would you engage in ad hominem attack on me?

You'd do well to take a closer look at folks history before you fly off the handle and look silly.

24 posted on 02/09/2012 8:21:58 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Well now, least he has the ....to speak up for the truth! We here on this forum have known for some time that there is a trojan horse in the White House...


25 posted on 02/09/2012 8:23:06 PM PST by hope
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To: Mariner

Call me loopy, but I don’t think it’s a stretch to draw a parallel between the tactics of fast and furious and what the administration is actively enabling Iran to accomplish. He’s deliberately seeking an excuse to pursue a nuclear weapons ban in the ME because he hates the fact that Israel has this on her enemies.


26 posted on 02/09/2012 8:23:27 PM PST by Track9
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To: Mariner

Blinders come in all sizes I guess.


27 posted on 02/09/2012 8:26:12 PM PST by itsahoot (I will Vote for Palin, even if I have to write her in.(Recycled Tagline))
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To: Red Badger

“A lot of people I know, not politically astute or even knowledgeable, believe this way. Regular people, not inclined to be politically active. They view Obama as an enemy of liberty and prosperity. They have an instinctive American attitude that he is not our friend, nor Israel’s.......”

Completely agree.

Obama IS NOT “one of us”.

He is one of “the other”.

I can’t exactly say what that “other” is, I can only sense it.

But he is not “for America”.
He is as close to a “Manchurian Candidate” as anyone in a high position of power in this country has ever come.
He is not one of us...


28 posted on 02/09/2012 8:30:08 PM PST by Road Glide
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To: American Constitutionalist

Rick has been taking it from the unhinged Liberals for years, unlike some who sit on the couch and get all cozy with liberals.


That’s a good clean shot.


29 posted on 02/09/2012 8:31:08 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: Track9
He who will not be named from this day forward because he rules the world...will not succeed in that which he hopes for..which is the destruction of ISRAEL!!!!hahahahaha, It is well within my soul! And from this day forward I will not speak of this evil mans name...Unless I refer to him that is insignificant as ASSHOLE!
30 posted on 02/09/2012 8:31:51 PM PST by hope
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To: Road Glide
Remember, Citizen... nobama hates you, hates your family, hates your success, hates Free America, hates Americans, hates the Constitution and hates the Bill of Rights. nobama is a hate crime foisted upon America. nobama is the Destroyer . Everything nobama does is intentional. God help us all.
31 posted on 02/09/2012 8:34:14 PM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’m glad he had the cojones to say so!


32 posted on 02/09/2012 8:41:26 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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All contributions are for the Current Quarter Expenses.


33 posted on 02/09/2012 8:45:07 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Mariner

Just to add a bit to my reasoning, if Iran gets a bomb, I think it’s reasonable to expect obama pushing hard on moral equivalency between Iran and Israel, and knowing Europe will be right behind him, demand for international pressure with threat of sanctions on BOTH countries to give up their nukes. I don’t think this is too far fetched and would provide a strong motive for the administrations current actions.


34 posted on 02/09/2012 8:50:19 PM PST by Track9
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To: mylife
SOB! The stuff you learn on FR!

The media calls her "close adviser" to Obama. Funny, after Emanual quits as his Chief of Staff. She has no title except one of the "Czars" and I would wager she is actually running the country with Zippy under "stupid is as stupid does". Ask Robert Gibbs about the nice lady.

35 posted on 02/09/2012 9:08:28 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: mylife

She is from Iran And her parents are communists !
So what is your point ?


36 posted on 02/09/2012 9:10:52 PM PST by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: Mariner

Your the one making clueless attacks here on Rick S !


37 posted on 02/09/2012 9:12:12 PM PST by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: Track9

So Obama believes that children should play with matches and gasoline as well? Now, that’s moral equivalency!

It might be a argument if, IF islam ever developed one improvement for modern man, one invention..... but it hasn’t.

These muslim guys are still on par with their 7th century barbarian brethren. Nothing has changed excepting they had a good strike of luck in their oil resources which have allowed them to buy their way into the 21st century with goods from the west. Have they developed anything? Have they improved their lot through brain power? Nope.

They are still a bunch of backwards savages.... excepting with oil wealth.


38 posted on 02/09/2012 9:20:08 PM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: mylife

February 27, 2009 The “Iran Lobby” Moves Into The White House http://www.mererhetoric.com/archives/11275490.html


39 posted on 02/09/2012 9:28:27 PM PST by anglian
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To: ez
I disagree. I think Obama is a Muslim, and I think every move he makes supports the emergence of the caliphate and the destruction of Israel.

Actually I disagree with you. I do not thing he is a Muslim nor do I think he is Christian or Buddhist etc. I think he is an atheist that hates his country. If he is an atheist that hates his country, all of his actions are perfectly logical and consistent with an atheist that hates his country.

40 posted on 02/09/2012 9:29:33 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: ncalburt
"Your the one making clueless attacks here on Rick S !"

Go back and actually read what I posted.

I accept your apology in advance.

41 posted on 02/09/2012 9:32:01 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner
Accusing a POTUS of deliberately aiding and abetting an enemy of the US and it's allies...one that has sworn to eliminate us as well as Israel ...with acquiring the most powerful weapon on earth.

I hate Obama, but I don't think he is assisting Iran in becoming a nuclear armed state, and I'm about as hard-core a national security hawk as exists. Most folks think I'm crazy in that regard.

I think Obama is naive and is trying to woo the Muslims with a "new tone". I also think he is trying to turn our foreign policy from being centered on Western Civilization to a more "global" view.

I don't even want to give that RAT bastard socialist commie pig 0dumb0shit the respect of calling him POTUS. He has never been, nor will he ever be my POTUS. This POS 0dumb0 is evil to the very core (or corpse as 0dumb0 might say). Personally I think the sonofabitch is the Anti-Christ or at least certainly the forerunner to the Anti-Christ. I think that you are very naive if you can't see from every action that 0dumb0 does is designed to weaken & destory the moral values of our country, our economic values, our Constitution, our currency, our country's borders, and the list goes on. 0dumb0 is evil incarnate, and I believe he is demon-possessed. Whatever any GOP candidate says against 0dumb0 needs to echoed by other GOP politicians instead of playing footsie or golf with 0dumb0 like Boner does.

42 posted on 02/09/2012 9:43:32 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The emperor is NAKED.

Santorum finally says it.


43 posted on 02/09/2012 9:58:45 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (What if Obama isn't the anti-Christ after all? What if it's Romney?...)
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bttt


44 posted on 02/09/2012 11:02:08 PM PST by Matchett-PI ("One party will generally represent the envied, the other the envious. Guess which ones." ~GagdadBob)
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To: Mariner

“I think Obama is naive and is trying to woo the Muslims with a “new tone”. I also think he is trying to turn our foreign policy from being centered on Western Civilization to a more “global” view.”

I guess he was naive when he was palling around with Van Jones, Bill Ayres and Rev Wright. Or maybe you are naive.


45 posted on 02/10/2012 1:42:21 AM PST by ari-freedom
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To: Red Badger

“Now the MSM will attack like wild beasts.”

I always suggest that people cancel their liberal newspaper. And when you see one of these Goebbel’s propangandists, walk up and call him a nazi.


46 posted on 02/10/2012 6:29:16 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Tailgunner Joe.
...accused [Zero] of actively seeking ways to allow Iran to gain a nuclear weapon and suggested that the administration had betrayed Israel by publicly disclosing what may be a plan to [defend itself]...

47 posted on 02/10/2012 5:06:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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