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PALIN MOCKED IN 2008 FOR WARNING PUTIN MAY INVADE UKRAINE IF OBAMA ELECTED
Breitbart ^ | Feb 28, 2014 | By Tony Lee

Posted on 02/28/2014 1:52:52 PM PST by Jim Robinson

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin warned that if Senator Barack Obama were elected president, his "indecision" and "moral equivalence" may encourage Russia's Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine.

Palin said then:

"After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision and moral equivalence, the kind of response that would only encourage Russia's Putin to invade Ukraine next."

For those comments, she was mocked by the high-brow Foreign Policy magazine and its editor Blake Hounshell, who now is one of the editors of Politico magazine.

In light of recent events in Ukraine and concerns that Russia is getting its troops ready to cross the border into its neighboring nation, nobody seems to be laughing at or dismissing those comments now.

Hounshell wrote then that Palin's comments were "strange" and "this is an extremely far-fetched scenario." "And given how Russia has been able to unsettle Ukraine's pro-Western government without firing a shot, I don't see why violence would be necessary to bring Kiev to heel," Hounshell dismissively wrote.

Palin made her remarks on the stump after Obama's running mate Joe Biden warned Obama supporters to "gird your loins" if Obama is elected because international leaders may test or try to take advantage of him.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Russia; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: 2016; alaska; crimea; europeanunion; nato; obama; palin; putin; russia; sarah; sarahpalin; ukraine
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To: Jim Robinson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yxi5I8mj5s


41 posted on 02/28/2014 2:21:27 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: Jim Robinson

I’ll take “what happens when you have a weak leader” for 100 Alex.


42 posted on 02/28/2014 2:23:22 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bumping...


43 posted on 02/28/2014 2:24:12 PM PST by redhead (NO GROUND TO THE DEVIL! Remember BENGHAZI!! Use Weaponized Prayer)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

President Obama said in a statement Friday that ‘there will be costs’ if any country commits a military violation against ‘Ukraine,’ saying the intrusion would be ‘deeply destabilizing.’

Obama’s comments at the White House came after widespread media reports of significant Russian military movement within Ukraine. - NBC News


44 posted on 02/28/2014 2:24:27 PM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: KC_Lion

Ping


45 posted on 02/28/2014 2:25:02 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Jim Robinson
Demand Immediate deployment of Missile Defense Systems in Poland and Czech Republic.
46 posted on 02/28/2014 2:25:48 PM PST by eCSMaster ("It is not the color of his skin, ... it is the blackness that fills his soul")
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

He’s going to send in a gay boyscout troop armed with slingshots and pen knives


47 posted on 02/28/2014 2:25:50 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Jim Robinson

LMAO! Awesome!


48 posted on 02/28/2014 2:26:15 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Sarah Palin and her family have been disrespected, mocked and demonized by the traitorous Western Main Stream Media, Progressive Socialist traitor DemoRats, immoral Hollywood Communists, RINOS and the GOP-E, for the reason that she is Christian, moral, ethical, courageous, and she has the potential to be a good and effective POTUS, and would lead America away from the moral decay that abounds.
49 posted on 02/28/2014 2:26:39 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Brilliant, John.


50 posted on 02/28/2014 2:27:41 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Once again, she’s right


51 posted on 02/28/2014 2:29:03 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Jim Robinson

Would it be unfair for me to add that showing weakness invites despots to behave badly. AKA, is this the consequences of sticking Poland in the back by taking away our gift and or purchase from us of a Missile / High Theater Defense System?


52 posted on 02/28/2014 2:32:14 PM PST by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: Jim Robinson
October 2012: obama chides Romney: "The 1980s are calling, they want their foreign policy back"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS2a44F5TgM

53 posted on 02/28/2014 2:33:13 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: yoe

Bookmark video


54 posted on 02/28/2014 2:34:34 PM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: GodAndCountryFirst

I agree. Obama should be gone. However, first the states need to get their national guard units deployed when Obama is ousted because Jessie Jackson and Co. will call for riots and polar bear attacks. My guns are always ready, but I live in the country. The cities will burn because every black agitator will be loosed upon the cities.


55 posted on 02/28/2014 2:39:56 PM PST by doc maverick
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To: Jim Robinson

sort of reminds me what Al Franken said: people said that if you vote for Goldwater, the Vietnam War will escalate, and we’ll have, you know, 450,000 American troops there. And a friend of mind voted for Goldwater, and that’s exactly what happened.


56 posted on 02/28/2014 2:42:47 PM PST by snoopy 'n linus
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To: snoopy 'n linus
Al Franken said that?

If he did, he didn't think it up himself.

57 posted on 02/28/2014 2:44:30 PM PST by x
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To: Jim Robinson

You DO realize that image is illegal in Russia as it promotes faggotry?


58 posted on 02/28/2014 2:44:31 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: Jim Robinson

Rofl!

Palin was right and vindicated and we need to keep squawking your post on Twitter, Facebook, etc.


59 posted on 02/28/2014 2:50:39 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: humblegunner

Obama should threaten Putin with that like he did the president of Uganda. Speaking of which, wish the president of Uganda were governor of Arizona, in regards to the faggotry dept.


60 posted on 02/28/2014 2:50:41 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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