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Chris Christie slams libertarians over national security
970 WFLA ^ | 7/26/13 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 07/26/2013 10:10:38 AM PDT by Impala64ssa

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Thursday took a big swing at libertarian-leaning lawmakers in both parties, calling the ideology, when applied to national security, “a very dangerous thought.” His comments come just one day after the House narrowly rejected a sweeping amendment to defund the National Security Agency’s surveillance program.

Addressing the bipartisan coalition that joined together to nearly push the so-called Amash amendment through, Christie told lawmakers who harbor libertarian views on the issue to explain their position to the victims of 9/11, the Washington Post’s Aaron Blake reports. He also included Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in his critique.

“As a former prosecutor who was appointed by President George W. Bush on Sept. 10, 2001, I just want us to be really cautious, because this strain of libertarianism that’s going through both parties right now and making big headlines, I think, is a very dangerous thought,” Christie said.

The governor proceeded to use an emotional argument to make his case, inviting “any one of them that’s engaged in this” apparently dangerous “strain of libertarianism” to come to New Jersey and “sit across from the widows and the orphans and have that conversation.”

“I’m very nervous about the direction this is moving in,” Christie added.

What about the raging debate regarding the balancing of privacy and national security? Some of that debate is “esoteric,” according to Christie.

He had kind words to say about the national security strategies of both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush.

“Do we have amnesia?” the New Jersey Republican asked. “Because I don’t. And I remember what we felt like on Sept. 12, 2001.”

Christie made the comments while attending the Republican Governors Association’s summer meeting in Aspen, Colo.


TOPICS: Colorado; Kentucky; New Jersey
KEYWORDS: braking; chrischristie; christierino; colorado; crischristie; kentucky; libertarianism; linos; manpig; nationalsecurity; newjersey; randsconcerntrolls; thekycandidate
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To: Salgak

Salgak,

Well, that was quite an intelligent response.

I hereby retract my sarcastic “Sharpshooter” allegation and I learned something.


41 posted on 07/26/2013 7:30:58 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: Sirius Lee

The ironic thing is that “Islam” is NOT A RACE, it’s a very dangerous cultist ideology, “Islam” is more of a NATION than anything. And perhaps the most dangerous threat to face the world ever, once Islamists start taking over areas of western civilization and getting Sharia law imposed, and all the atrocities being committed and possibly more worse terrorist attacks than 9/11 happen. I believe that people might start seeing the bigger picture and fighting Islam wherever it rears its head. But by then it may be too late.


42 posted on 07/27/2013 1:35:28 AM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: Impala64ssa

Screw this guy.


43 posted on 07/27/2013 3:04:41 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Impala64ssa

I had enough of this fat blow-hard. I can’t wait until he tries to run for POTUS and then falls flat on his bloated face down South and out West.


44 posted on 07/27/2013 4:09:40 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Salgak

Why worry about radiation at all. A Bunker buster at the base of the dam would have the same affect.


45 posted on 07/27/2013 4:11:24 AM PDT by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: Impala64ssa
“Do we have amnesia?” the New Jersey Republican asked. “Because I don’t. And I remember what we felt like on Sept. 12, 2001.”

What, you mean with those 19 illegal alien Saudis running loose in the country? How did that happen, fat man?

46 posted on 07/27/2013 4:11:24 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

IMHO, Gov. Christie and Sen. Paul is each more intelligent and a greater patriot than fat-ass Hillary. I would vote for EITHER to keep her from continuing Obama’s war against the middle class.

And let’s not forget that well-paid Obama-bots have already started their campaign of dirty-tricks directed against ALL Republicans...


47 posted on 07/27/2013 4:58:36 AM PDT by pfony1
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To: Sirius Lee

BUMP!


48 posted on 07/27/2013 5:13:58 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: Salgak
10 half-lives of the longest-lived isotope, or roughly one tenth of a percent of the original radiation.

...goes as 1/2,1/4,1/8 so...

10 half lives = 1/210 = 1/1024 or a bit more than a thousandth.

49 posted on 07/27/2013 5:18:40 AM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (<= Mash name for HTML Xampp PHP C JavaScript primer. Programming for everyone.)
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To: rochester_veteran
Christie needs to reread the 4th Amendment!

And the 5th...

50 posted on 07/27/2013 5:35:34 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

If he is so scared he could roll up in bed with a bottle of vodka, a doughnut and a Springsteen tune. Some of us are not addicts, Chris. We can actually be self reliant and don’t need daddy Obama to soothe our brow.

You fat pig.


51 posted on 07/27/2013 5:39:05 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: Impala64ssa

Chrisie...sit down (if you can find a chair large enough for your fat butt) and shut up!!

(although I think some libertarian ideas are a bit nutty myself...think Ron Paul. LOL)


52 posted on 07/27/2013 5:41:21 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL of you heroes!)
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To: raybbr

Yeah, but then you don’t get the boiling flood/live steam “cleansing the Nile Valley” effect. . .


53 posted on 07/27/2013 2:46:13 PM PDT by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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