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Real Leadership: Sarah Palin Calls on NATO to Save Libyan People NATO Responds
http://gatewaypundit.rightnetwork.com/2011/02/real-leadership-sarah-palin-calls-in-nato-to-save-libyan-people-nato-responds/ ^ | 2/24/11 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 02/24/2011 11:03:39 AM PST by American Dream 246

The difference between voting present and real leadership.

(Big Hollywood) Yesterday, Sarah Palin called on NATO to enforce the no-fly zone over Libya. From her Facebook Page, via FOX Nation:

It’s a little perplexing looking at the White House today. There was a statement on the horrible earthquake in New Zealand, and certainly our hearts go out to all those affected by this horrible natural disaster. But nothing on the slaughter in Libya? The protests in many places in the Middle East affect regimes that have cooperated with the U.S. on issues from peace with Israel, fighting al Qaeda, hosting our military forces, or cooperating against Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Gaddafi’s Libya is different. For four decades, this tyrant has held power. Gaddafi was Osama before Osama hit the scene. He ordered the bombing of a disco in Germany to kill Americans. When he paid the price for that – after President Reagan rightly ordered retaliation – he directed his agents to blow up Pan Am Flight 103. They did, and more than 250 innocent people died. Gaddafi tried to come in from the cold in 2003 – scared by the demonstration effect of Iraq. But we should have no illusions. Gaddafi is a brutal killer and Libya – not to mention the world – would be better off if he were out of power. Now is the time to speak out. Speak out for the long-suffering Libyan people. Speak out for the victims of Gaddafi’s terror. NATO and our allies should look at establishing a no-fly zone so Libyan air forces cannot continue slaughtering the Libyan people. We should not be afraid of freedom, especially when it comes to people suffering under a brutal enemy of America.

Today, NATO officials responded. YNet News reported:

NATO forces may attack forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi if the Libyan air force continues to bomb anti-government protesters, the London-based al-Quds al-Arabi reported, citing a European official claiming the US had threatened to intervene in the violence.

Oh…. And, of course, Sarah Palin isn’t even in office.

Meanwhile, somewhere hiding out in the White House, Obama voted present.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; foreignpolicy; libya; libyacrisis; nato; obama; palin; palindoctrine; sarahpalin; scheunemann
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1 posted on 02/24/2011 11:03:42 AM PST by American Dream 246
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To: American Dream 246

Shadow POTUS leading the way, again...


2 posted on 02/24/2011 11:05:31 AM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Freedom's Fortress")
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To: American Dream 246

Heh.


3 posted on 02/24/2011 11:05:47 AM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: American Dream 246

“Obama voted present.”

did he even do that?


4 posted on 02/24/2011 11:05:47 AM PST by vanilla swirl (We are the Patrick Henry we have been waiting for!)
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To: American Dream 246

No one in the Obama administration knows what “NATO” stands for-it’s not in the community organizer’s lexicon.


5 posted on 02/24/2011 11:06:46 AM PST by Spok
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To: American Dream 246

I would rather say, playing golf or watching some sports game than hiding out, in description of the White House.


6 posted on 02/24/2011 11:07:28 AM PST by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: American Dream 246
It appears there is upheaval brewing around the world. Even the ChiComs have cranked up security on fears of student.youth revolt

Meanwhile, Barry is planning a Motown concert in the white house. (Dear Diary. Today I got Diana Ross' autograph)

7 posted on 02/24/2011 11:08:25 AM PST by llevrok (So drink up, be crude, sleep late, urinate in public, and get the job done)
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To: American Dream 246

Beck keeps saying we have a shadow gov’t! SARAH PALIN


8 posted on 02/24/2011 11:10:06 AM PST by DCmarcher-976453 (SARAH PALIN 2012)
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To: American Dream 246

What about the tens of thousands of American citizens in Libya? Do they become hostages once we announce a military intervention? I am more concerned about their safety than that of Libyans.


9 posted on 02/24/2011 11:10:06 AM PST by Eternal_Bear
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To: American Dream 246

I seem to recall Reagan did a little saber-rattling before he was elected. That’s why the Iranian hostage crisis ended immediately upon his taking office. The international community already knew what he was made of and they did want to mess with him. This is a foreshadowing of things to come for Sarah.


10 posted on 02/24/2011 11:11:05 AM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: American Dream 246
Having been shamed by Palin again, Obama will retroactively announce that this was his idea all along.

Unless it goes badly, then Obama will unsay it, and the media will forget they ever heard it and will blame Palin for the bad news.

11 posted on 02/24/2011 11:11:14 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Spok
No one in the Obama administration knows what “NATO” stands for

No Americans Think(like) Obama" (that;s as good as I could think up on short notice)

12 posted on 02/24/2011 11:11:24 AM PST by llevrok (So drink up, be crude, sleep late, urinate in public, and get the job done)
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To: Eternal_Bear
"What about the tens of thousands of American citizens in Libya? Do they become hostages once we announce a military intervention? I am more concerned about their safety than that of Libyans."

My guess is that a NEO (Non Evacuation Operation) is most likely being performed as we speak if not done already. One Amphibious Naval group would be all thats needed to complete the task.
13 posted on 02/24/2011 11:12:42 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: American Dream 246

I wonder - did she go further than just facebook and actually write to NATO officials?

I bet she did.


14 posted on 02/24/2011 11:13:14 AM PST by eCSMaster (2012 - End of an error)
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To: American Dream 246
Meanwhile, somewhere hiding out in the White House, Obama voted present.

Oh ye of little faith. Obama has already declared that he is going to "intensify consultations."

Intensify consultations! Take that Palin! Bambi's such an action hero: he's like the movie "Air Force One" all the time!!!

15 posted on 02/24/2011 11:13:32 AM PST by agere_contra (Historically every time the Left has 'expanded its moral imagination' the results have been horrific)
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To: Eternal_Bear

even more reason to put boots on the ground to protect those citizens....


16 posted on 02/24/2011 11:14:11 AM PST by unseen1
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To: American Dream 246

I dunno. Yes, what Daffy is doing to his people, using hired mercenaries is criminal. But, the Libyans are Muslims, and Muslim gratitude to the US is fleeting. How much love did we get for interfering in Serbia and Kosovo on behalf of Muslims?

So, I have mixed feelings here.


17 posted on 02/24/2011 11:17:00 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine (/s, in case you need to ask)
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To: American Dream 246

Related

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=267361


18 posted on 02/24/2011 11:20:40 AM PST by Chattering Class of 58
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To: American Dream 246

What his critics fail to remember is that Obama has a Nobel Peace Prize. At some appropriate moment Obama will start a conversation with no preconditions that will result in the Pax Obama.


19 posted on 02/24/2011 11:23:56 AM PST by Senator_Blutarski
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To: agere_contra

Wait! No where in the Obama handbook does it say ‘intensify consultations’! Call someone! The man is wandering off the reservation!
It’s like this:
First a stern warning,
Second, a harshly worded letter; then,
Oh look a butterfly! ......


20 posted on 02/24/2011 11:23:59 AM PST by griswold3 (Second law of thermodynamics. Are we there yet?)
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To: American Dream 246

I don’t get it:

Who is revolting in Libya? Is it not an Islamic Revolution which means bearded mullahs want to take power? If that’s the case, are we the USA not better off with the Col. K in power?


21 posted on 02/24/2011 11:30:33 AM PST by ROTB (Sans Christian revival, we are government slaves, or nuked by China/Russia when we revolt.)
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To: unseen1

**even more reason to put boots on the ground to protect those citizens....**

OFuhrer is preparing.. he will be sending a platoon of LAWYERS with affadavits and Court petitions.

His backup plan will be more dangerous... Sending SEIU agents to assist in quelling the violence..

do I need to /sarc this???


22 posted on 02/24/2011 11:34:12 AM PST by gwilhelm56 (Egypt 2011 = Iran 1979)
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To: dead

bttt


23 posted on 02/24/2011 11:36:25 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: vanilla swirl

Nah, he’s been practicing his lay-ups and three-point shots...

Frickin jug-eared muslim a$$hole...


24 posted on 02/24/2011 11:40:45 AM PST by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics!)
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To: American Dream 246
President Palin is leading because Obama is unable or unwilling to. '12 can't come soon enough.

God bless you, Gov Palin.

25 posted on 02/24/2011 11:43:32 AM PST by JPG (As WI goes, so goes the nation. Thank you, Gov Walker.)
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To: ROTB
It's a fair question.

Since Gadaffi went all Ceausescu on his own people he cannot be allowed to stay. There's no way the West can support him

But a popular uprising will or has already been co-opted by the fanatics. Given Lybia's (sp) zero history of Government By The People, plus its people's colossal ignorance and illiteracy the best pragmatic answer would be a new strong man: someone less gibberingly insane than Gadaffi who could preside over some or all of Libya and bring in legal and land reforms (protection of property etc).

What the West could bring to such a scenario is prompt recognition of the new guy, contracts etc. And maybe help find the guy in the first place. What the West cannot do is 'nothing', and just hope it all works out.

26 posted on 02/24/2011 11:46:19 AM PST by agere_contra (Historically every time the Left has 'expanded its moral imagination' the results have been horrific)
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To: American Dream 246

And one islamist lunatic can be replaced with another.


27 posted on 02/24/2011 11:55:28 AM PST by onedoug (If)
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To: neodad
I have said this before, Yes she is the True POTUS but sadly doesn't have the Legal (your mileage may vary) status of Obama.
28 posted on 02/24/2011 12:00:39 PM PST by KC_Lion (America is on the Brink of War with itself, and no one seems to notice or care.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine; All
"So, I have mixed feelings here." So do I. "Days of rage" sounds too much like something our own leftists would say. I'd really like to know who the people fighting the Libyan regime really are, lest we find ourselves replacing a partly anti-American abomination with a completely anti-American abomination. Remember, Muslims have a very simple, direct concept of an Islamic constitution--an absolutely totalitarian Caliphate that recognizes no human rights.
29 posted on 02/24/2011 12:01:17 PM PST by libstripper (uite eff)
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To: Eternal_Bear
“What about the tens of thousands of American citizens in Libya?”

I expect most of them are already gone, and I doubt there are tens of thousands to begin with. US companies don't have a significant presence in Libya. Many times more Italians.

30 posted on 02/24/2011 12:22:18 PM PST by monday
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To: unseen1
"put boots on the ground to protect those citizens...."

Evacuate them but no forces on the ground. That would give both sides an excuse to turn on us as a common enemy

Remember Somalia.

31 posted on 02/24/2011 12:28:53 PM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: American Dream 246
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32 posted on 02/24/2011 12:36:28 PM PST by Wizdum (Wisdom is what you gain when things go wrong.)
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To: ROTB
I don’t get it: Who is revolting in Libya? Is it not an Islamic Revolution which means bearded mullahs want to take power? If that’s the case, are we the USA not better off with the Col. K in power?

An astute question.

Shouts of alahu akbar

The Muslim Brotherhood involvement

Possible involvement of al-Qaeda

Possible involvement of al-Qaeda
33 posted on 02/24/2011 12:37:35 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: Jimmy Valentine
yeah I remember. I also remember we killed about 1,500 to their 18.

You need a firebase that American citizens can flee too and be gotten out of the country. After they are gone the marines go off the coast.

Without the force on the ground the citizens are in danger of any and all thugs.

You remember IRAN 1979 US embassy?

34 posted on 02/24/2011 12:39:58 PM PST by unseen1
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To: onedoug
And one islamist lunatic can be replaced with another.

See post #33
35 posted on 02/24/2011 12:42:53 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: libstripper

See post #33.


36 posted on 02/24/2011 12:44:13 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

See post # 33.


37 posted on 02/24/2011 12:45:12 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: American Dream 246
Another example of hyper-palinism....pretending that:

A. The EU heads of state and NATO commanders are palin FB friends, and...

B. These Euro-socialists are basing their military actions on those same FB posts.

38 posted on 02/24/2011 12:51:25 PM PST by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: American Dream 246

LOL


39 posted on 02/24/2011 12:58:08 PM PST by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: JPG
IMO this is the first screw up by Palin. Supporting mobs
is skating on thin ice. Especially when they're Islamists.
40 posted on 02/24/2011 1:07:58 PM PST by duckln
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To: Pearls Before Swine
I have mixed feelings too. Not much investment in saving Libyans from themselves. As you point out they are moslems and whoever replaces Qaddafi will be an ungrateful enemy. On the other hand I like that Palin's voice is loud and clear while the sniveling pusillanimous Usurper has not the cojones even to call out Qaddafi by name.
41 posted on 02/24/2011 1:52:11 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: ROTB
Who is revolting in Libya? Is it not an Islamic Revolution which means bearded mullahs want to take power? If that’s the case, are we the USA not better off with the Col. K in power?

Exactly, anyone in the western world siding with the rolling islamic revolution is on the side of the U.S. establishment, i.e., Dems and RINOs who "want to be on the right side of history". Repub establishment us just pandering for votes from Repubs who hearken back to our glory days decades ago. They are not aware that "democracy building" is at a halt right now. Democracy does not make a nation any better if more than 50% of the population favors barbarism. Actually, us and our democratic allies are being slowly and peacefully overrun by the same rolling revolution. The establishment has no clue of the consolidation of power being undertaken by "workers of the world" and caliphaters. Dems are useful idiots, as the Dem party is now effectivly run by the "workers of the world".

It "sounds good" to support a "revolution" for "democracy". Had enough "" yet ? Because all these words being tossed around are just that - words. We're sitting here just as the free world did between 1933 and 1939, watching a new evil group of nations organize. The big difference is that the group of nations does not have the brains and productivity of Germany and Japan. They buy all their military hardware. So if we start recalling and electing Senators and Representatives, and elect a President in 2012 with an huge loud shout of a mandate to get back to work and get tough, both domestically and internationally, we can reassert ourselves and avoid becoming losers bound to enslavement. We could grab the world by the horns and show them how it's done.

I'm waiting for a Presidential candidate to stand up tall (like Allen West) and publicly acknowledge the conquering goals of islam which are affirmed by it's conquering history.
42 posted on 02/24/2011 2:28:27 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: American Dream 246
Calling on NATO?

That doesn't sound like something an AMERICAN President do.

43 posted on 02/24/2011 2:49:47 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: American Dream 246

Amen, sister...meanwhile, what are we doing with those POS Pirates in Somalia? We know where they are coming out from, know their Villages. What is our Administration doing with the world’s best Navy? Keeping them away from the fight to end this madness, that’s what. We have a “show” Navy, not a fighting service that can end this now, at once. Go to the air and drop Marines into these villages, surround them and give them 36 hours to surrender orfinally the wrath of America will come down on them like a ton of bricks! But our President barely speaks up at all, the sniveling toothpick of a man.


44 posted on 02/24/2011 3:27:36 PM PST by Napoleon Solo
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To: American Dream 246

Amazing!


45 posted on 02/24/2011 3:30:34 PM PST by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: agere_contra

Yes, he sent Hillary to an important conference on this matter...NEXT WEEK!!


46 posted on 02/24/2011 3:32:57 PM PST by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: ROTB

The killer of hundreds of Americans?


47 posted on 02/24/2011 3:34:32 PM PST by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

I think that is “Noncombatant Evacuation Order”.


48 posted on 02/24/2011 8:19:50 PM PST by donmeaker ("Get off my lawn." Clint Eastwood, Green Ford Torino)
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To: unseen1

And, when the Marines are cut off, as they were in Liberia, the Army will send some Special Forces to rescue them.


49 posted on 02/24/2011 8:23:17 PM PST by donmeaker ("Get off my lawn." Clint Eastwood, Green Ford Torino)
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To: Napoleon Solo

The Navy is fine and more than fine. They are tightly strapped down. Think of Gulliver constrained by Lilliputians.


50 posted on 02/24/2011 8:25:06 PM PST by donmeaker ("Get off my lawn." Clint Eastwood, Green Ford Torino)
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