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Jimmy Carter: U.S. Shouldn’t Bomb Iran Even If They Get a Nuclear Weapon
| April 9, 2014
| Matt Wilstein
Posted on 04/10/2014 12:20:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Chris Matthews for an interview on Hardball Wednesday and made some news by saying he does not think the United States should bomb Iran even if they were to succeed in building an operational nuclear weapon. This statement differs not only from recent comments made by former Vice President Dick Cheney but also from the stated position of President Barack Obama.
I never have felt that Israel had a capability militarily to go 1,200 miles or more and bomb Iran effectively and then return back to Israel, said of Cheneys suggestion that Israel could attack Iran unilaterally. The only country on earth that has that capability would be the United States, and I dont believe its appropriate for the United States to bomb Iran over this issue.
When Matthews asked him if that position would apply even if Iran was in possession of a nuclear weapon, Carter replied, Well, you know, if they got one nuclear weapon, Israel has, what, 300 or more, nobody knows exactly how many. And I know that every Iranian realizes that if they should try to use a nuclear weapon, Iran would be wiped off the face of the earth, which I think is so ridiculous, a self-destructive decision that they would not do it.(continued)
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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; Russia; US: Georgia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: carter; georgia; iran; irannukes; israel; jihad; jimmycarter; obama; randpaultruthfile; randsconcerntroll; ronpaultruthfile; rop; russia; traitor; waronterror; worldwar3
Amy, come and get your dad and put him back in the home.
Did anybody check his birth certificate to see if he is a citizen. It seems possible that Obama may not have been the first fraudulent president.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:23:26 AM PDT
(What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
From the mouth that called the Ayatollah Khomeini a “holy man”. Pity that Reagan didn’t charge him with treason.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:24:14 AM PDT
Jimmy doesn’t think the American Revolution was necessary either.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:30:28 AM PDT
(The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
Were I a rich man, I would build a ‘wonder of the world’ museum filled with the history of liberal stupidity...As a warning. If only so that future generations could look back and remember a time that a political philosophy worked to destroy civilization and had the backing of half a thoroughly insane population.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:32:02 AM PDT
by Norm Lenhart
(How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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Go sit on a peanut Jimmah.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:34:21 AM PDT
(I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FREE MAN!)
And we should all listen to his wise words, given the former President’s successful track record on Iran.
I never have felt that Israel had a capability militarily to go 1,200 miles or more and bomb Iran effectively and then return back to Israel,...
I guess airborne refueling, by Israeli or US tankers, is beyond Carter’s mental capacity to understand.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:35:58 AM PDT
To: Norm Lenhart
The movie Idiocracy does a pretty good job of that.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:36:22 AM PDT
(I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
To: Norm Lenhart
Well, in the future, such a museum will be represented by a smoking Babylon.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:37:20 AM PDT
carter is nucking futs. proves he has no idea about the insanity that is jihadi islam. or he does and he’s just covering for them.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:55:24 AM PDT
by Secret Agent Man
(Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
To: Secret Agent Man
jimmah has been lusting in his heart for the muzzies for almost 40 years now.
posted on 04/10/2014 1:07:48 AM PDT
(America needs more real Americans.)
I never have felt that Israel had a capability militarily to go 1,200 miles or more and bomb Iran effectively and then return back to Israel, said of Cheneys suggestion that Israel could attack Iran unilaterally.
Sure. Like they did not have the capability to reach Entebbe, or Osirak, Syria's reactor, Hezbollah weapons shipments from Syria.................
posted on 04/10/2014 1:18:11 AM PDT
In all honesty I look at Idiocracy exactly like I do 1984 and Brave New World. Documentaries.
Every bit of those works is mirrored in modern society. The Surveillance state and thoughtcrime. Embryos with three or more parents/designer kids. The parallels between global warming hysteria and the belief that Brawndo makes plants grow.
Liberals looked at pretty much every work of dystopia and said “You know, this is a really good idea.”
posted on 04/10/2014 1:31:11 AM PDT
by Norm Lenhart
(How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
are we tax payers still footing the bill for the SS to protect this old man’s ass?
Getting advice from Jimmy Carter on Iran is like getting advice from Michael Lohan on parenting
Yeah. Let's take Jimmah's advice.
He always had the right answers. /s
posted on 04/10/2014 4:19:17 AM PDT
(Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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posted on 04/10/2014 6:08:46 AM PDT
(the Democrats take back control, we donÂ’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
"The only country on earth that has that capability would be the United States"
Algeria Algerian Air Force
Argentina Argentine Air Force
Brazil Brazilian Air Force
Canada Canadian Forces (RCAF)
Chile Chilean Air Force
People's Republic of China People's Liberation Army Air Force
Colombia Colombian Air Force
France French Air Force
Germany German Air Force
Greece Hellenic Air Force
Iran Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
Indonesia Indonesian Air Force
Israel Israeli Air Force
Italy Italian Air Force
India Indian Air Force
Japan Japan Air Self-Defense Force
Malaysia Royal Malaysian Air Force
Netherlands Royal Netherlands Air Force
Pakistan Pakistan Air Force
Russia Russian Air Force
Singapore Republic of Singapore Air Force
Spain Spanish Air Force
Sweden Swedish Air Force
Turkey Turkish Air Force
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Air Force
United Kingdom RAF
Saudi Arabia Royal Saudi Air Force
United States USAF, USMC, USN
Venezuela Venezuelan Air Force
posted on 04/10/2014 7:03:50 AM PDT
Advice from an imbecile that had over 400 days to show the Iranians who is boss.
posted on 04/10/2014 11:48:45 AM PDT
(Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
Jimmah need to make his conversion to Shia Islam official and move to Iran.
posted on 04/10/2014 12:27:01 PM PDT
(The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
Jimmy Carter’s track record on Iran policy disqualifies him from advising anyone else.
posted on 04/10/2014 2:19:19 PM PDT
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posted on 04/11/2014 7:17:36 PM PDT
If Iran gets nukes Jimmy Carter should be strapped to an ICBM launched on Tehran.
posted on 04/13/2014 10:50:15 PM PDT
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