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Sarah Palin Owns Giant Future-Predicting Telescope?

    March 1, 2014
    Toni Matthews-El
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Many Americans still remember the joke made by Tina Fey in a return to SNL to play the role of Sarah Palin back in 2008.

While introducing herself, Fey’s version of Palin stated in a folksy, matter-of-fact way that she could, “see Russia from [her] house.” As funny as it was at the time, this joke was actually borrowed from an interview with ABC News‘s Charlie Gibson:


Palin: …We have got to keep our eyes on Russia…And, Charlie, you’re in Alaska. We have that very narrow maritime border between the United States, and the 49th state, Alaska, and Russia. They are our next door neighbors.We need to have a good relationship with them. They’re very, very important to us and they are our next door neighbor.

Gibson: What insight into Russian actions, particularly in the last couple of weeks, does the proximity of the state give you?

Palin: They’re our next door neighbors and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska.

Palin’s recent attempt to claim credit for having somehow predicted the troubles in Ukraine in 2008 seems to suggest that she spent a good portion of her time as governor on that Alaskan island, watching the Russians with a kind of giant telescope.

A giant, future-predicting telescope that enabled Palin and Palin alone to know exactly who was doing what in Russia and Ukraine, and to then predict with absolute perfection the exact outcome of ongoing tensions in the region. All of this despite having no access to high levels of intelligent information of American or Russian origin.

Mind-blowing.

All joking aside, it is possible that Palin may have been right about Russia pushing its weight around in order to maintain strategic military positions in countries that border it.

But then, that was never the criticism aimed at Palin back in 2008. The criticism is the idea that anyone who wants to know what Russia is planning can go to an island and stare across the water at Russian land. Proximity alone does not generate intelligence.

That would be like me going to the outskirts of Washington D.C, standing there for a few minutes and saying aloud, “You know something? I think that members of Congress are working on passing a bill of some kind. I don’t know what kind, but I know they’re there. And I know there’s some kind of legislative process happening.”

Also, let’s not forget the biggest holes in Palin’s “I told you so” argument:

– Palin had no way of knowing that hundreds of thousands of people would flood the Ukranian capital in protest of Viktor Yanukovych’s pro-Russian agenda.

– She had no way of knowing that protesters would continue their fight despite being exposed to freezing conditions and increasingly hostile Ukranian security forces.

– She did not know that despite the bloodiest confrontation in the nation’s history, the protesters would ultimately take the capital.

– She did not know that Yanukovych would successfully flee the country instead of being arrested or murdered.

In actuality, despite her smug claims, the only thing she’s really attempting to take credit for is something that is obvious to anyone who knows anything about Russia’s military behaviors in relation to land bordering their country in strategic locations. The sort of things that are…well….predictable.

Predictable in a way that does not require setting foot on an island in Alaska to draw such a conclusion. Predictable with or without the mystical future-predicting telescope.

Image via Wikimedia Commons


  • sarasotasandy

    Don’t people hate it when Sarah Palin is right!

    • jacksonm

      So, I can say that Uganda needs to fear Chinese soldiers, and, while people laugh at me now, in 80 years, if it happens, suddenly, you get to say I am right?

      • Conservativeanarchist

        Yes but this was 6 years so it appears she was right. As she was about Obamacare and just about everything else. The woman may not have a high IQ but she has a ton of common sense.

        • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94rcOVJBMYQ Winston Blake

          “Spread the other cheek” is a horrible military strategy.

          Gay pride celebrations at the Pentagon with Leon Puñettas left a US ambassador and three Seals dead, all because everyone was being so fúcking gay…

      • jerseydave

        It’s rather more detailed than that. Palin’s statement was very soon after the Russians had rolled their tanks into Georgia. Also, the Russians have had a thing for the Black Sea Ports in the Crimea since before Peter the Great. It wasn’t hard to predict. Tom Clancy even based his last book on a scenario like this. Apparently the only people who weren’t putting it together were the European Union types and the White House.

        • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94rcOVJBMYQ Winston Blake

          russia has a 13% flat tax, no capital gains tax, no gay pride marches in their army, and real russian soldiers on their borders

          who are the communists again, comrade?

          vladimir putin beat the communist party in his election, vladimir putin is the only world leader who defends christian orthodoxy

          who is defending the border of the united states?

          • jerseydave

            We don’t have a wall up yet, so you’re free to move there. 😉

          • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94rcOVJBMYQ Winston Blake

            I want American soldiers on the border.

            You don’t think America is worth defending?

          • PersimmonKnob

            It’s coming as soon as Hussein can find a few more bucks to steal from our seniors.

          • JohnSkookum

            Putin is no friend of the US, but if I were Russian, he’d get my vote.

          • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94rcOVJBMYQ Winston Blake

            Exactly… the neocons and neocoms (my new term) expect Putin, a Russian, to act in the interest of the EUSSR.

            I don’t like them either… I’d rather join Vlad, at least he is a capable commander with a record to prove it.

      • JoeThePimpernel

        You Alinskyites can never admit when you have been PWNED!

    • No Tea For Me

      Sarah Palin doesn’t have a clue. Georgia and the Ukraine have been under Russian influence since the end of the cold war and the fall of the USSR. Palin was still screwing University of Michigan Basketball players when the USSR fell and the Ukraine split from Russia. Anyone that has any foreign policy knowledge knew that sooner or later Russia would interfere in the internal affairs of the former Soviet Republics.

      • Conservativeanarchist

        So if it was so easy to predict, why did they chastise her when she predicted it? So according to liberal logic, she is stupid even when she is right. Sarah Palin-imploding liberal heads one at a time.

        • Gift Card

          1.) She didn’t predict anything, her speech writer did. 2.) “They” didn’t chastise her, one foreign policy article claimed it was unlikely because “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. Watch the upcoming parliamentary elections in
          December to see if Moscow gets the pliable new government it wants.” Which he was correct about. Up until a week ago Russia did have a friendly gov’t in Ukraine.

          • Conservativeanarchist

            “She didn’t predict anything, her speech writer did.” Well then, if this is true, she was smart enough to hire the right speech writer. Maybe that’s why she was such an effective governor. Sign of a good manager.

    • Joe Rivera

      The progressives surely do. Just read the posts!

  • MiBones

    More accurate and less vague than Nostradamus. She was mocked for her observation on the 2008 campaign trail. http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/02/28/Flashback-Palin-M

    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94rcOVJBMYQ Winston Blake

      There are no gay pride marches in the Russian army…

      judaic bolshevist mammonism (baphomet) = mahomet (muslim brotherhood)

      it is the same devil, the abomination of desolation

      the false prophet ecclesiastics would have men believe the path to Salvation is taking sides in the conflicts between devils, instead of rejecting them all

      their golden calf has grown up to be a hollow bronze bull

      the ecclesiastic gaytheists and fagnostics are insane

      all men are born of a woman

  • Greg Wood

    You’re still making the assumption that her remark was about “gathering intelligence” based on proximity. In fact, that little tidbit was merely a fascinating factoid: one apparently can see Russia from some remote island in Alaska. Nowhere in her statement do I read where that was meant to replace actual intelligence gathering. It was merely a warning that we had better not be quite so trusting of our ex-KGB friend in the Kremlin. An invasion was always a possibility, if not an actual probability.

  • jed

    The writer of this article is very anti – Palin, thus, pro Oboma. I hope you enjoy your new health care program premiums and that the extra money is gonna go towards covering other people, many of whom are to laxy to get a job.

    • jacksonm

      It’s obvious from your remark that you are anti-Obama and pro-Bush.

      Still celebrating the thousands killed in an unnecessary war that cripple the economy? Still flying that “Mission Accomplished” flag?

      Still touting the GOP talking points about morality and family values while having your own extra-marital affairs?

      Still saying you are for less government involvement in your life while you try and legislate a woman’s uterus? (note: that’s not less government, is it?)

      Still continue to quote only those chapters of the bible that suit your talking points and ignore all the rest?

      • Conservativeanarchist

        I don’t see anywhere he is pro-Bush. But you seem Bush obsessed. And by the way, 3X more soldiers killed under NOW Obama’s wars.

        Still touting the GOP talking points about morality and family values while having your own extra-marital affairs? You mean like Bill Clinton and John Edwards?

      • jerseydave

        So will snark stop a T-80 tank in it’s tracks?

        • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94rcOVJBMYQ Winston Blake

          Maybe Sodom Hussein Obama will draw a pink line this time and have a gay pride march to scare the Russians away?

  • robert

    want some attention Sarah ? open your mouth and speak …. duh

  • stephen feldmeier

    This writer is an idiot, A blind man who studies Putin could have seen this a mile away. Look at the problems Putin been having with the Ukraine and the actions he took in Russia with the immigrants from Moldova.

    Once he is in the Ukraine he will jump into the country of Moldova. He said in his own words that he will rebuild the Soviet Union. I have been saying all along; Putin (not Russia) will attack the United States if he realizes one day his military is stronger than the United States.

    How will he do this? He will attack the European Continent knowing that at the moment our Navy can only launch a 5 aircraft carriers task force and our amphibian navy can only carry 1/3 of our Marine Corps. He knows all of our first line defense aircraft and attack aircraft are at the end of their service life which means aircraft will be down longer for maintenance and aircraft flying will not be-able to fly at 100% combat effectiveness. He knows he has the advantage in the nuclear weapons war.

    So going into the Ukraine now while our government is down sizing our troops and military equipment and is clueless about military tactics makes sense. I would be doing the same thing if I were Putin and rebuilding the Soviet Union. He knows he has only two year to do it because the current relationship between congress and Obama.

    Yes anyone who understands the Russians could have predicted this in their sleep.

    Also when all of this will be going on, If North Korea realizes that the United States is tied up with Russia, They will attack South Korea and the forces we have there can’t sustain a battle from the north on their own.

    This is what will happen if the United States does not start putting a choke hold on Russia. All we have to do is be more will mined than Putin.

    http://www.feldmeierforpresident.com

  • Crimea1920

    Geez but this twerp is pissed off that Palin was right. With Russian forces by now in the Ukraine, where’s the new red line, Obama?

    • Gift Card

      Where was the red line when Bush allowed Russia to invade and, to this day, occupy 20% of Georgia?

  • ray24

    I can see Joseph Stalin and Karl Marx from New York City. :-/

    • RightVote

      In ‘Some Form’ they are HERE!

      • Conservativeanarchist

        Yes, his name is Bill DeBlasio.

  • vmikid

    When China moves to take the Japanese Islands in the East China Sea will make Putin’s action look like a sand box fight between kids. China has learned from Obama’s lack of action and will move on territorial rights of Taiwan, South Korean, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesian and all those others that use the South and East China Sea. If we think we have problems with Russia think twice the problems with China.

    • stephen feldmeier

      It’s like looking at a slow motion land side, we can see it coming, we can do something about it, but we want to convince ourselves it won’t happen. Excellent observation into China! I’m glad to see there is at least a handful of people who have an understanding of what is going on. http://www.feldmeierforpresident.com

  • captsmitty

    I CAN see Saraha’s house from mine-literally-and what a moron she is.

    • jerseydave

      Never mind that she was right where the self appointed “smarter” were horribly naïve.

      • Gift Card

        And by she was right, you mean that her speech writer was right.

      • captsmitty

        And a broken clock is right twice a day.She has been WRONG way more than she’s been right.When talking to this dim bulb in person,you relies how little she knows about anything outside of Wassilla,Ak the meth capt. of Ak.

    • Conservativeanarchist

      I wonder who has more assets – you or her? She laughs at people like you all the way to the bank. And so do I.

      • Gift Card

        Yeah I wish I could quit my job as governor and have people write books with my name on them while serving as professional victim on the “news.” I’d be bankin’.

        • Conservativeanarchist

          Well first you have to be elected governor. But I think town dog-catcher is a more realistic goal for you. BTW, when she so-called quit, she left the state in a much better shape–they were in a surplus. So why do you even care that she quit?

          • Gift Card

            She didn’t “so-called quit,” she just quit, abandoned her state to cash in. It’s not that hard to leave a state like Alaska with a surplus when there’s oil money flooding the state coffers. I don’t care that she quit, but it certainly reveals a lot about her character.

          • Conservativeanarchist

            You have no idea what you are talking about. You are so insane when this woman is the subject you can’t think straight. She resigned because she was being inundated with frivolous lawsuits costing the state all her time and money. She resigned because she has a LOT of character. She could have stayed and fought the silly lawsuits and taken her paychecks. If her resigning bothers you so much, why doesn’t Obama voting present and basically abandoning the senate to campaign not bother you? Also, if it so easy to govern to a surplus in Alaska why was the state in debt $3B when she was sworn in. She not only put the state in the black, she set up an education fund for the children. Do your research instead of letting the media think for you because you know nothing about her term as governor.

  • Kathie Downs

    Well, she can predict that any stupid remark she makes from her very attractive face will be considered news.

  • beatlegeek

    Even a broken watch is right twice a day. I agree that there are a lot of liberals who can’t stand Sarah Palin being correct about anything. On the other hand, there are a lot of conservatives who are so desperate for her to look like anything other than a blithering idiot that the moment she gets something right they’re ready to throw her a ticker tape parade. She swung at a thousand pitches and finally hit one. Give the woman her due and move on.

    • Marv Goble

      If you want to see support for a nincompoop, look no further than the support Obama continues to receive from brain-dead liberals. Not only is he an incompetent tool with no credentials for the job, he’s a corrupt liar (see: Benghazi, Solyndra, Fast & Furious, etc.) who always finds scapegoats for his own f*ckups, AND he’s running up record debt at a breathtaking pace. Unthinkable that this idiot was elected TWICE. Conservative support for Palin isn’t even in the same league.

    • Conservativeanarchist

      Really? How about this? If she is so dumb, how did she get her state in two years from a $3B deficit to a surplus. She is so dumb she negotiated a rebate check of $1000 from Big Oil for every Alaskan resident. She is so dumb that she rooted out corruption…in her own party. She is so dumb she had an 86% favorability rating before the media got their meat claws on her. She is so dumb that the liberal media went through 240,000 emails and could not find one shred of corruption. Now if that is dumb, what would that make Obama?

  • karl

    even a garbage can occasionally gets a steak

  • Alexander Throckmorton

    Toni: She also was correct about the 44th president being a socialist.

    • joe michael villa

      Good, because the last thing American wants the White House is a Right Wing Nazi like Palin.

      • Conservativeanarchist

        You really are a clown.

      • suzy

        Nazi…you mean someone who is fascist? Hey didn’t the Nazi’s support a tyrannical dictator? Wait…didn’t our President in the State of the Union speech say he would act without Congress? Wait…didn’t Jonathan Turley (liberal) just say this week that the President has usurped his power and has put this country into a crisis?

        I do not think that word (Nazi) means what you think it means.

  • Ron

    Obama outright lies to us. Palin speaks correctly, and they twist what she says and spin it. Just looked it up – At least two spots can see Russia. One is 2.5 miles away, American Island to Russian Island and on another American island you can see the Russian mainland. She never said this little factoid made her brilliant, just that they are close.

    As far as the Ukraine goes – anybody could have seen this coming. America has lost traction or completely in Egypt, Syria, Libya Iraq, Iran, Israel and Putin clearly wants back his Soviet empire. Instead of supporting Ukraine and being ahead of the curve, we lead from behind?

    I am not worldly enough to tell anybody if we should have been in Iraq or Afghanistan. But since we won in Iraq and lost valuable American lives to do so, you need to negotiate or demand to keep a base there to keep your influence. Keeping the base was the least dangerous part and probably most important of the whole ordeal, and he shames the victory and lost lives with no effort to keep the base. In Afghanistan I am actually with him on using drones and whatever to get the bad guys. But his strategy seems to have no purpose. Roosevelt said to speak quietly but carry a large stick. Obama seems to sit on a on legged chair and says don’t push me or I’ll do what you want.

    Until we want to win a war and do it with a purpose, the question should not be should we go to war. The question is why should we sacrifice brave American lives if our government and people don’t care about results.

    Six or so years ago, Palin was the #2 on a failed run for the Presidency. She is currently a barely on the radar pundit and the press is so afraid of the bump McCain got, they still feel a need to bury her.

    How about you address the guy who won and represents us. Give us facts on what he has done. For your ideology, that would be a lot of inconvenient truths.

  • Rudi774

    What a feeble attempt at humor from a British person! And I’am not an American or a Palin fan. Palin is a standard neoconservative mouthpiece, and neocon boilerplate always predicts something about Russia. That doesn’t mean that Palin hatred isn’t over the top. No unfunny jokes about telescopes necessary.

    • Conservativeanarchist

      Palin is not a neocon. Sorry I disagree.

  • jerseydave

    No, whoever told the Ukrainians to rise up and said they would have help, not knowing that this is exactly what would happen, is the dumb one. Whoever they are, they have actually gotten a lot of people killed.

    • Conservativeanarchist

      Yup, we better be better prepared when we do it.

  • Jim Green

    “The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it”, George Orwell

  • joe michael villa

    Even a blind squirrel will find a nut.

  • Conservativeanarchist

    If she is so dumb, how did she get her state in two years from a $3B deficit to a surplus. She is so dumb she negotiated a rebate check of $1000 from Big Oil for every Alaskan resident. She is so dumb that she rooted out corruption…in her own party. She is so dumb she had an 86% favorability rating before the media got their meat claws on her. She is so dumb that the liberal media went through 240,000 emails and could not find one shred of corruption. Now if that is dumb, what would that make Obama?

  • JohnSkookum

    Your sneering is misplaced, Toni. Governors of border states deal with cross-border issues all the time. These are typically relatively minor and parochial things like fisheries and wildlife management, emergency services arrangements, or business interests and investments. However, they do touch on some issues of national importance such as immigration, national security, and trade policy. Border state governors have substantially more opportunity than others to interact with their counterparts in neighboring countries and develop ties there.

    This is the sort of thing that border-state governors routinely use to differentiate themselves from other politicians when they are aspiring to national office. Former Arizona governor Janet Napolitano, for example, made much of her experience dealing with issues along the Mexican border when she was testifying to the Senate for her confirmation as the Homeland Security secretary. This was in no way different from what Sarah Palin was doing.

    Alaska is the only state that adjoins two other countries, and Mrs. Palin’s innocent remark was meant to remind the voters of that fact. Our geographically challenged public mostly has no idea that Russia and Alaska are separated by just a few miles of water in the Bering Sea and that there are state and regional level issues on which the two governments cooperate. I suspect that most of the people mocking her are so stupid that they still don’t realize this, nor that it was Tina Fey rather than Mrs. Palin who made the silly remark about seeing Russia from her porch.

  • JoeThePimpernel

    It’s idiots like Toni Matthews-El who think a TIna Fey quote is the same thing as a Sarah Palin quote who give idiots a bad name.

    • Karen Matthews

      You should know about idiots.. Idiot.

  • alaskan1st

    Putin at the Olympics looking through binoculars: “So that’s Palins house?…. Ugly curtains”.

  • https://www.facebook.com/NorthernSentinel northern_sentinel

    Wow, you folks really do embrace the suck. LOL

  • amongoose

    Libroprogs, you can criticize, and try to demonize anyone you want.
    It still won’t change the fact that your feckless president has been worse than an epic failure on every foreign decision he has made, or not made (Benghazi)..

    • Gift Card

      Was GWB an epic foreign policy failure when US consulates and embassies were attacked 13 times during his administration (13 Benghazis)?

      • amongoose

        Still GW’s fault, or he did it too? You sound like a little kid who got caught.
        Can’t just admit failure of your little tin gods policies and ideas can you?
        Was GW a failure? On things like immigration — hell yes,
        but I’ll wager a couple or so of those embassy attacks were in Iraq and Afghanistan, not at a compound used for ANOTHER illegal gun running operation.
        And where was yer boy barry when they were being murdered?

        • Conservativeanarchist

          He was pimpin’ with Beyoncé.

          • amongoose

            Sure it wasn’t Reggie?

        • Gift Card

          13 Failures by GWB to protect American embassies:

          January 22, 2002. Calcutta, India. Gunmen associated with Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami attack the U.S. Consulate. Five people are killed.

          June 14, 2002. Karachi, Pakistan. Suicide bomber connected with al Qaeda attacks the U.S. Consulate, killing 12 and injuring 51.

          October 12, 2002. Denpasar, Indonesia. U.S. diplomatic offices bombed as part of a string of “Bali Bombings.” No fatalities.

          February 28, 2003. Islamabad, Pakistan. Several gunmen fire upon the U.S. Embassy. Two people are killed.

          May 12, 2003. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Armed al Qaeda
          terrorists storm the diplomatic compound, killing 36 people including nine Americans. The assailants committed suicide by detonating a truck
          bomb.

          July 30, 2004. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. A suicide bomber from the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan attacks the U.S. Embassy, killing two people.

          December 6, 2004. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Al Qaeda terrorists storm the U.S. Consulate and occupy the perimeter wall. Nine people are killed.

          March 2, 2006. Karachi, Pakistan again. Suicide
          bomber attacks the U.S. Consulate killing four people, including U.S. diplomat David Foy who was directly targeted by the attackers. This is the third Karachi terrorist attack in four years on what’sconsidered American soil.

          September 12, 2006. Damascus, Syria. Four armed
          gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar” storm the U.S. Embassy using grenades, automatic weapons, a car bomb and a truck bomb. Four people are killed, 13 are wounded.

          January 12, 2007. Athens, Greece. Members of a Greek
          terrorist group called the Revolutionary Struggle fire a
          rocket-propelled grenade at the U.S. Embassy. No fatalities.

          March 18, 2008. Sana’a, Yemen. Members of the
          al-Qaeda-linked Islamic Jihad of Yemen fire a mortar at the U.S. Embassy. The shot misses the embassy, but hits nearby school killing two.

          July 9, 2008. Istanbul, Turkey. Four armed terrorists attack the U.S. Consulate. Six people are killed.

          September 17, 2008. Sana’a, Yemen. Terrorists
          dressed as military officials attack the U.S. Embassy with an arsenal ofweapons including RPGs and detonate two car bombs. Sixteen people are killed, including an American student and her husband. This is the second attack on this embassy in seven months.

          • amongoose

            Still blame Bush, when you can’t defend your boy Barry’s F-ups, change the argument.
            I guess ideology trumps facts to a progressive. Your boy has done more than what you in many cases rightfully railed against Bush for.
            .
            You hated the patriot act under Bush —
            OK w/Obama tho. You give him a pass — why?
            .
            NDAA is just fine as well I guess.
            It was all bad under Bush because he was a Republican.
            But your guy doing the same on steroids is OK I guess.
            .
            And of course all the scandals are Koch Bros. conspiracies.
            (did you know Soros donates more to political causes than they do – together They are #57 on the list)
            Are you too afraid of being called a racist for pointing out his faults and mistakes?
            .
            Your hypocritical rants would be amusing if they didn’t show you for what you are.
            Ideologues who pursue an agenda no matter who it hurts,
            no matter the facts, or historical data.
            Facts seem to just confuse you so best you stay away from them.

          • Gift Card

            I haven’t blamed Bush for anything, I was mere extrapolating your argument to it’s logical conclusion. You argue that Obama is a foreign policy disaster because a diplomatic mission was attacked during his administration. Since Bush also suffered attacks on diplomatic missions during his administration, not once but 13 times, he was also a foreign policy failure, correct?

          • amongoose

            Once again,
            Bush was worse is your best defense of Obama?
            Defend his foreign policy….if you can.
            So what foreign policy course of Obama’s hasn’t ended up in the crapper?
            Afghanistan?
            more deaths to both US troops from rules of engagement limitations, and civilians from drone strikes than under Jorge Bush —
            and crickets from those who criticized Bush.
            Libya?
            A failed state being taken over by terrorists.
            Egypt?
            He supported a terrorist organization that even the Egyptian people rejected.
            Iran?
            His idea of a successful agreement is that they agreed to talk? And now say they don’t have to stop enrichment.
            .
            I’ll stop there and await the next bash Bush defense of this inept at best occupant of the white house.

          • Gift Card

            Once again, I haven’t “bashed” Bush, I just used him as an example because he was the most recent President, nor have I defended Obama, I’m merely trying to establish your criteria for what makes a President a “foreign policy failure.” So according to you, a President’s foreign policy is a failure if during his administration:

            1.) Troops die in combat and civilians are killed
            2.) He supports directly or indirectly the overthrow of an antagonist of the US, the results of which are mixed
            3.) A U.S. client regime is overthrown and replaced by an elected government whose interests don’t necessarily line up with those of the U.S.
            4.) The U.S. engages in diplomacy with a country that enriches uranium, possibly resulting in the development with a nuclear weapon.

            Under those criteria, every President since the end of WWII is “inept,” right?

  • suzy

    This displays who really is at war against women. B. Mac, you must be a hard core leftist! Forget the issues just sling as much mud as you can!

  • Exodus2011

    **

    I think we can confidently assert now that this leader has very sound judgment….. nothing she has predicted yet has been proven false, which is quite remarkable.

    America needs this TRUTH TELLER and Corruptocrat FIGHTER, Gov Sarah Palin, in the Oval Office – look at her record in AK ! She dismantled the *Corrupt B*stards Club* up there ….

    now, does America have a Corrupt B*stards’ Club in DC, operating on STEROIDS???

    Send her to DC and watch the RATS squeal as they try to RUN and HIDE!

    Also, I think it would be best if this NOT4SALE Proven Reformer is directing things from the WH as the IMPLOSION hits America in the future (we are ticking over toward 120% of GDP in debt = Greece territory)

    she is a born Exec Officer/Manager with > 20 years of experience, her most VITAL trait being, she is NOT4SALE

    that quality ALONE is the single most important one if the US Govt is to be successfully reformed and Constitutional America rescued

    imagine what a POTUS could do, if they were beholden to NOBODY, no Lobbyists, no special interest groups, no big donors … a POTUS with a SINGLE ENTRY on her IOU list = “The American People”!

    at the same time she is the most experienced Leader wrt Energy Issues and will also manage the EXPLOSION of American energy development

    both the IMPLOSION/Reform of Govt and the EXPLOSION of American energy development must kick in at exactly the same time, if Constitutional America is
    to survive and thrive again

    GET HER INTO THE OVAL OFFICE, AMERICA

    • Guest

      SPAM.

      • Exodus2011

        *just studying Gov Sarah Palin’s history reveals that she is truly one-of -a-kind

        I mean – the mere fact that the Palin Admin emails from her Governorship in AK are available IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN and have received full and intensive SCRUTINY is UNPRECEDENTED

        which other Leader could withstand such a BLOWTORCH?

        HA! … the answer is NOBODY

        (Romney *destroyed* the harddrives from his tenure as Governor in MA remember … as did Huckabee)

        Hey – won’t it be GREAT if after this terrible oppressive period in America’s history, We The People DEMAND that any future Candidate for POTUS not only make available ALL their personal documents for scrutiny but ALSO THEIR ADMINISTRATION EMAILS!

        LOL x 1000!

        now, won’t that be **upsetting**? **__**

        After the terrible corruption of this Obama Regime is fully exposed Americans will be crying out for TRANSPARENCY in Governance …. the only thing that will be able to restore the Public Trust

        #BeClingers ————–> #AmericaRISING

        • Gift Card

          * half-term Gov. Sarah Palin

          • Exodus2011

            no, Sarah Palin resigned to free her Administration from the paralysis caused by having to defend against a never-ending flood of fear-instigated bogus ethics complaints, and to help America out of a very bad situation

            she completed 3 full legislative sessions before resigning – and all her promises to the Alaskan people fulfilled in that time … you could even think of it as an athlete completing a middle distance race 1 lap ahead of all the other runners! .. , or like a person completing a 3 hour examination in only 2 hours! ….. so efficient and productive was her time as Governor

            in fact what Gov Sarah Palin produced for her Alaskan constituents in 3 full legislative sessions, most Governors would not be able to deliver in two full terms!

            She is a marvel …one of a kind indeed … a Gift to America by Divine Providence, in her hour of extreme need …

            **__**

            DEO GRATIAS

            here she is with that other Leader who put the welfare and interests of fellow Americans before his own career … just like she did

            These 2 MIGHTY Conservative Leaders both put the interests & welfare of their fellow Americans B4 their own careers ~> pic.twitter.com/QnN78xPqP0

  • WS

    Now wait a minute. Sarah of Quit correctly predicted that god would select the right person to be president in the 2008 elections.