Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Palin: If I were president, 'Waterboarding is how we'd baptize terrorists'
Yahoo News ^ | 4/28/14 | Dylan Stableford

Posted on 04/28/2014 6:33:37 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue

Sarah Palin would like all terrorists to know that if she were in charge, waterboarding is how the United States would baptize them.

At least that's what the former Alaskan governor and ex-vice presidential nominee told thousands of attendees this weekend at the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Indianapolis.

"If I were in charge," Palin said Saturday during a Stand And Fight rally at Lucas Oil Stadium, "[our enemies] would know that waterboarding is how we'd baptize terrorists."

Palin mocked what she called the Obama administration's coddling of suspected terrorists

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: counterterrorism
I certainly don't disagree with the sentiment. Too bad she's not going to BE President. Kinda takes some of the sting outta the message.....
1 posted on 04/28/2014 6:33:37 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

The liberals heads must have exploded when she said this.


2 posted on 04/28/2014 6:36:51 AM PDT by dragonblustar ( Psalm 103, Psalm 37:7, Ephesians 6:12)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

I loved this line the best: She added: “By the way, a couple months ago there were 30 times as many Americans that registered for a gun license than registered for Obamacare. Those Democrats, trying to get all Pelosi on you, and you’re not going to have it.”

Classic! And worthy of being reported, frankly.


3 posted on 04/28/2014 6:38:21 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

Intelligence is the most important asset to be had during a war. Successful combatants extracted information any way they could. The British throughout history were very efficient. The Israelis make no apologies. Islamic terrorists never apologize for the carnage they cause. Nor should the West apologize or restrain itself to stop them.


4 posted on 04/28/2014 6:39:12 AM PDT by allendale
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

Intelligence is the most important asset to be had during a war. Successful combatants extracted information any way they could. The British throughout history were very efficient. The Israelis make no apologies. Islamic terrorists never apologize for the carnage they cause. Nor should the West apologize or restrain itself to stop them.


5 posted on 04/28/2014 6:39:13 AM PDT by allendale
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue
Too bad she's not going to BE President.

This subtle mantra of negativity has thoroughly infected some FReepers postings for the past several years. Not yours, of course.
6 posted on 04/28/2014 6:41:14 AM PDT by Resettozero
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

Who cares....she drives the left crazy....I love it!


7 posted on 04/28/2014 6:41:52 AM PDT by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: dragonblustar

And I just smiled.


8 posted on 04/28/2014 6:43:19 AM PDT by Gamecock (The covenant is a stunning blend of law and love. (TK))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

What are libs more upset about? Water boarding or the baptism reference?


9 posted on 04/28/2014 6:47:12 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Resettozero

I wouldn’t call it negativity. I’d call it reality. There is no indication at all that Mrs. Palin will be running for President.


10 posted on 04/28/2014 6:47:14 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: dragonblustar

Especially since so many of the female students on University campuses have been convinced wearing hajibs and marrying terrorists is “cool”. Idiots. The have no idea what the Muzzies true intentions are or the truly evil things they are capable of.


11 posted on 04/28/2014 6:56:12 AM PDT by jsanders2001
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

for later


12 posted on 04/28/2014 7:02:15 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Resettozero

If our confidence is God, then we can take the lid off of our hopes. We may still not get what we want when we want it, but again we might.

The US people has got to care about God before its politicians will. IMHO.


13 posted on 04/28/2014 7:05:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: bigdaddy45

As long as we tie our souls to earth, we will see replays of 2008 and 2012. Blah “conservative” candidates, and the Democrat with evil verve will do well.

And just picking a “really Christian” candidate won’t do if we don’t get ourselves in the God harness.


14 posted on 04/28/2014 7:07:38 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

Well, I do. It’s irresponsible and unthinking to talk this way. And the sentiment — that torture should be seen as routine for Americans — is disgusting. I want to like this woman, but she makes it impossible.


15 posted on 04/28/2014 7:08:43 AM PDT by Romulus
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Romulus

I don’t think she’s being gratuitous here.

In fact most would rather be boarded with clean US water than go to some stink hole prison in their native countries which will likely treat them like the pestilence they are being.


16 posted on 04/28/2014 7:11:20 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 15 | View Replies]

To: bigdaddy45
There is no indication at all that Mrs. Palin will be running for President.

You're just monkeying with me for fun; aren't you? If not, please see Post 6, this thread. You just did it again.
17 posted on 04/28/2014 7:15:21 AM PDT by Resettozero
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

To Baptize someone, they must go on there own accord.


18 posted on 04/28/2014 7:18:53 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Romulus
Well, I do. It’s irresponsible and unthinking to talk this way. And the sentiment — that torture should be seen as routine for Americans — is disgusting. I want to like this woman, but she makes it impossible.

Two thumbs up.

We are Americans.

And yes, the baptism reference made me really ill.

19 posted on 04/28/2014 7:19:02 AM PDT by agrarianlady
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 15 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

Does she hold the traditional reformed view or she is a full immersion Baptist?


20 posted on 04/28/2014 7:20:57 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Resettozero

I didn’t do anything “again”. I’m not the person you responded to in Post #6. Again, there is no indication that she is running for President. If you’re aware of one, I’m all ears.


21 posted on 04/28/2014 7:22:22 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 17 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

What, are the Palin-haters of FR still in bed?

The only way to find who the real conservatives are is for Palin to run.


22 posted on 04/28/2014 7:25:07 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue
"If I were president, 'Waterboarding is how we'd baptize terrorists"

She also said in this same speech, we don't need to coddle are enemies, we need to put the fear of God into them. (Not an exact quote: words to that effect.)

23 posted on 04/28/2014 7:25:51 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: bigdaddy45
Again, there is no indication that she is running for President.

Now you have repeated a variation of the mantra AGAIN. (You ARE just jibing me, aren't you?)
24 posted on 04/28/2014 7:28:55 AM PDT by Resettozero
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 21 | View Replies]

To: bigbob
What, are the Palin-haters of FR still in bed?

Trust me; they were up late last night. Go take a look if you have the time.
25 posted on 04/28/2014 7:31:30 AM PDT by Resettozero
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

YES~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Why is Palin the only politician with balls?


26 posted on 04/28/2014 7:31:38 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

LOL I love it! Go, Sarah!


27 posted on 04/28/2014 7:38:30 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mr. K

Well, SOME would say she’s not a politician. She’s not in office, and she’s not running for anything, and she will not be running for anything. That makes it easy to take the gloves off.


28 posted on 04/28/2014 7:46:25 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 26 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue

Get Em’,Ma Grizzly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


29 posted on 04/28/2014 7:53:28 AM PDT by bandleader
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: bmwcyle

If they screw with us they are doing it by their own accord.


30 posted on 04/28/2014 7:54:29 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 18 | View Replies]

To: bigdaddy45

Exactly. And I hate to say it, but the more she says things like this, the less impact it has. It’s like the boy who cried wolf. I’m happy when she hits the Libtards. Hit ‘em hard. But just hit them as a pundit.


31 posted on 04/28/2014 8:08:25 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: TangledUpInBlue
'Waterboarding is how we'd baptize terrorists'

my sentiments exactly

32 posted on 04/28/2014 8:51:08 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: bigbob

Mrs. Palin is not a conservative. Conservatives being so scarce around here, I can see how so many are mistaken.

Conservatism is not an ideology. It has principles, not an agenda. It honors the past not because it’s perfect, but because it’s known to us and therefore less likely to conceal nasty surprises. Conservatism assigns high value to tradition and stability, approaching change warily and counseling restraint in matters of politics, commerce, arts, and social mores — all in recognition that human folly and error and bad intent are real things that shape the way life in this world is lived.

America is by nature and origin not a conservative place. Americans by and large believe in second (and third and fourth) chances. Americans are mistrustful of authority, do not identify with a stable community, are puzzled by appeals to continuity, and in general consider good any innovation that leaves them materially better off or at least allows them to gratify their appetites and impulses. Americans largely see America as the great chance to escape the prison of the past — personal, religious, ethnic, historical, and familial. For these reasons and more, there are very few “real conservatives” active at FR.


33 posted on 04/28/2014 11:31:26 AM PDT by Romulus
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies]

To: Romulus

Methinks you are stuck on a misguided definition of conservatism. Insofar as it applies to American politics, conservatism references an adherence to the founding principles of this country, as written in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

Governor Palin does indeed adhere to the small-government principles of a representative republic as originally envisioned for the country.


34 posted on 04/28/2014 1:55:44 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 33 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson