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Santorum: Strike Iran Before It Has Nuclear Weapons
Newsmax ^ | 02/27/12 | Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter

Posted on 02/27/2012 5:36:10 PM PST by writer33

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says the United States must be prepared to use missile strikes and air strikes against the Iranians if they continue their nuclear weapons development program.

In an exclusive interview with Newsmax.TV on the eve of the Michigan and Arizona primaries, Santorum was asked what actions he would take today to address the Iranian nuclear threat.

“I would work hand in glove with the Israelis trying to discern the state of the Iranian nuclear program and then I would take actions accordingly,” he says.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: interventionist; iran; kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; neoconsantorum; newtgingrich; ricksantorum; santorum
Video telephone conversation at link as well.
1 posted on 02/27/2012 5:36:16 PM PST by writer33
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To: Clint N. Suhks; American Constitutionalist; Antoninus; Colonel_Flagg; cripplecreek; ...

For those interested.


2 posted on 02/27/2012 5:36:47 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: writer33

I can’t say I like Santorum, but I am disliking him less as time goes by. ABR+ABO


3 posted on 02/27/2012 5:38:14 PM PST by Psalm 144
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To: writer33
Exactly right on Rick!

Btw..

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4 posted on 02/27/2012 5:43:37 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: writer33

“I would work hand in glove with the Israelis trying to discern the state of the Iranian nuclear program and then I would take actions accordingly,” Santorum says.”

Get ready for some new parking lots in Iran where science buildings once stood.


5 posted on 02/27/2012 5:47:22 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: CainConservative

That is a massive message to Israel. And to Iran.


6 posted on 02/27/2012 6:03:14 PM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Salvavida

Indeed : )


7 posted on 02/27/2012 6:10:15 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: writer33
Where would Santorum want this strike which would kill hundreds of thousands of innocent people..If he makes it, he will lose..he's beginning to showcase his incapability of being a commander and chief through his immaturity.

what's next...seriously...

8 posted on 02/27/2012 6:11:48 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Christie at the beach

Iran is evil because they are Islamic. Islam is evil . Are you pro Iran or pro Islam?

Mecca, Iran and Medina need to be wiped off the map ASAP. Islam is a great threat to our survival.


9 posted on 02/27/2012 6:23:47 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: Christie at the beach; All

Santorum wants this strike which would PREVENT the killing of hundreds of thousands OR MILLIONS of innocent people in Israel.

Fixed it for ya, Christie : )


10 posted on 02/27/2012 6:28:31 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Democrat_media

Our main objective should be to focus on American independence of foreign oil ( away from Iran, Irag, Saudi Arabia, Libya and Venezuela), getting our fiscal house in order, repairing the unconstitutional polices of Obama. Israel should be able to take care of Iran and if it need be as Newt has said, the US would back them. The US should not do a preempted strike or even suggest this as he has. Very immature.


11 posted on 02/27/2012 6:40:28 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Christie at the beach

Christie.......you obviously do not comprehend the extended ramifications of the situation. That’s why God put men in charge. Go back to the beach and work on your tan. We’ll handle it.


12 posted on 02/27/2012 6:41:47 PM PST by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Christie at the beach

As president I would go to war with Iran.Islam and Iran have to be dealt with now before they get nuclear weapons.

It’s not immature it is survival. Have any of you any knowledge of Islam? learn : http://www.faithfreedom.org/ 9/11/2001 , how soon we forget.


13 posted on 02/27/2012 6:44:37 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: writer33

He’s a nut job. A Christian that didn’t learn Christ’s most basic message.


14 posted on 02/27/2012 6:45:34 PM PST by FightThePower! (Fight the powers that be!)
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To: FightThePower!

What are you implying that is , surrender to Islam and evil?


15 posted on 02/27/2012 6:49:47 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: Tucker39

>>That’s why God put men in charge

HA, Obama is in charge and the whimpy male republicans lolol.. get a better comeback. Yes, I like the beach. I can see it now. My tan looks very nice.


16 posted on 02/27/2012 6:51:17 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Christie at the beach

Obama is a man? LOL LOL. no comment!


17 posted on 02/27/2012 6:52:41 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: Democrat_media
Believe what you think. It is my opinion to allow Israel to strike. US backs them up. Fact remains he is very immature.
18 posted on 02/27/2012 6:56:15 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Democrat_media
LOL. Now, Obama is a girl.. oh couldn't find anything to say about the wimpy republicans.
19 posted on 02/27/2012 6:58:40 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Christie at the beach

Well personally I think we should hold off until we personally lose three or four thousand of our own innocent........ah wait, never mind.


20 posted on 02/27/2012 7:02:00 PM PST by itsahoot (Much easier to tear down a building, than to build one. Bigger mess though.)
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To: Democrat_media

The war on terror is a war of ideas. Everyone we kill has a brother, sister, cousin or friend. We can kill but it creates more enemies and unless we are willing to commit genocide and kill them all we can’t change their mind. How would Christ act?


21 posted on 02/27/2012 7:05:06 PM PST by FightThePower! (Fight the powers that be!)
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To: Christie at the beach

Are you on a beach in Iran? ; )


22 posted on 02/27/2012 7:07:29 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Christie at the beach
You agree with Obama, when it says it does not want to go to war with Islam.

Islam or Islamic Iran with nuclear weapons will wipe out every American and all non-Muslims. That is the goal of Islam world domination and extermination of all things not Islamic including non Islamic peoples.

http://www.faithfreedom.org/

The fact of the matter is that regardless if America ever officially goes to war with Islam, Islam has been at war with America for decades.

After all that has occured with the multitude of Islamic attacks (both Shi’a and Sunni Islam) against this nation and it’s citizens in the past three decades, and Barack Hussein Obama says within the context of his presidential oath of office that America will never go to war in defense of our freedom and liberties against this enemy, this clear and present danger to our way of life?

And don’t let the faux distinction of segregating “moderate” from “extremist” or “radical” Muslims fool you. For if moderate Muslims existed they would be openly challenging and fighting against the radicals and extremists in order to save their “religion of peace.” But they don’t do this,

http://homelandsecurityus.com/archives/4054

23 posted on 02/27/2012 7:07:47 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: FightThePower!

He’d want to save Jerusalem from being wiped out by a nuke.

Just a guess.


24 posted on 02/27/2012 7:09:53 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Democrat_media

This is precisely why morons like yourself who probably, and ironically, labels himself as Christian are thankfully not leading our country. I hate it when posters write about their deluded nazi-like fantasies of wiping out an entire people. You dont like them, then fight for them to not be able to immigrate to our country.
Do people here not know that Pakistan which is probably the most dangerous muslim country has nuclear weapons. The country who harbored bin laden has nuclear weapons, and we are worried about iran, why?
If you actually knew anything about islam you would probably be more interested in pitting Sunni and Shiite against each other as opposed to handing the entire islamic world to the Sunnis; the people who attacked on 9/11. There is probably no other religion that they hate more than each other, and while the POTUS is busy installing his sunni islamic republics in all arab countries he is isolating the iranians and shiites in the region and giving all the power to the sunnis. At the same time he is not offering support for majority shiite countries like bahrain who were revolting against the sunni dictatorship. He is practically handing the region to the saudis.
Keeping these nations in check is the way to go and not overtly wipe people out for your own trashy un-christian bloodlust.


25 posted on 02/27/2012 7:10:15 PM PST by hannibaal
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To: FightThePower!

Islam has been at war with us for a long time.

It’s either fight Islam or surrender.Obviously you and Christie want to surrender. There is no compromise with Islam.We either go to war now or later when they have nuclear weapons. You are saying Christ wants surrender so that Islam or Islamic Iran can massacre us as they did on 9/11?


26 posted on 02/27/2012 7:11:00 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: hannibaal

You are the liberal, moron , or Islamic.

I’ll ignore you since all you can do is call names.


27 posted on 02/27/2012 7:12:39 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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To: itsahoot

I think the majority of the citizens would agree to back Israel when they decide to strike. I do think that day will come when the evidence is more clear.


28 posted on 02/27/2012 7:12:55 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Christie at the beach
what's next...seriously...

It's easier to start a war then to end a war. Bush II never understood that fact, so now we're in not one but two Vietnams.

Does Santorum understand that fact? I don't think so.

29 posted on 02/27/2012 7:13:11 PM PST by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: hannibaal

All you can do is call names.

Hey moron, I typed words on a screen. I actually don’t have the power to send missle strikes to Iran .

You are on ignore since you call names. I didn’t read your post.


30 posted on 02/27/2012 7:15:30 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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Thanks writer33.


31 posted on 02/27/2012 7:23:11 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: FightThePower!

Christianity is not a suicide pact.

What other religion, ON THIS PLANET, says kill someone if they don’t believe as you do. Answer: NONE. However, which political systems on the planet espouse that it is perfectly ok to kill someone if they don’t believe as you do?

Two:

Communism

and

Islam.

Both are Totalitarian systems.

My prayer: Live by the sword, oh Islam, and die by it as well. No Quarter.


32 posted on 02/27/2012 7:46:06 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: hannibaal

The distinction between a Sunni and a Shite is only between a Sunni and a Shite.

To the rest of the world a moslen is a moslem.

And if you want to stop the mindless killing, exterminate Islam.

If a billion die to accomplish that, that is a job well done.


33 posted on 02/27/2012 7:57:27 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

Unfortunately, I believe you are right.

If Obama sides with the Muslims, then he chose...

...unwisely.


34 posted on 02/27/2012 8:00:59 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: FightThePower!
How would Christ act?

LIKE A LION. Or are you just pretending?

35 posted on 02/27/2012 8:01:20 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: hannibaal

You agree with Obama, when it says it does not want to go to war with Islam.

Islam or Islamic Iran with nuclear weapons will wipe out every American and all non-Muslims. That is the goal of Islam world domination and extermination of all things not Islamic including non Islamic peoples.

http://www.faithfreedom.org/

The fact of the matter is that regardless if America ever officially goes to war with Islam, Islam has been at war with America for decades.

After all that has occured with the multitude of Islamic attacks (both Shi’a and Sunni Islam) against this nation and it’s citizens in the past three decades, and Barack Hussein Obama says within the context of his presidential oath of office that America will never go to war in defense of our freedom and liberties against this enemy, this clear and present danger to our way of life?

And don’t let the faux distinction of segregating “moderate” from “extremist” or “radical” Muslims fool you. For if moderate Muslims existed they would be openly challenging and fighting against the radicals and extremists in order to save their “religion of peace.” But they don’t do this,

http://homelandsecurityus.com/archives/4054

You are on ignore I never read all your post, I stopped soon after you called me names. You are the moron.


36 posted on 02/27/2012 8:02:31 PM PST by Democrat_media (China is destroying all our jobs and manufacturing ability. China makes everything.)
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