Governor Sarah Palin Lays Out Her Powerful Case AGAINST Attacking Syria

Sarah Palin Let Allah Sort it Out

So we’re bombing Syria because Syria is bombing Syria? And I’m the idiot?” – Sarah Palin

By Gary P Jackson

On June 15, Governor Sarah Palin said: “Let Allah Sort it Out” Friday night on Facebook she detailed why she is AGAINST bombing Syria

Governor Palin rips President Obama a new one regarding his plans to attack Syria. A disastrous plan, that has absolutely no support from other nations around the world, and little support here at home.

This isn’t the first time Governor Palin has been critical of the Obama regime’s foreign policy. In April of 2011 she warned Obama about getting involved in Libya, and again in October of that year, all of this before Obama and Hillary Clinton’s bungling led to the slaughter of four brave Americans in Bengazi.

Governor Palin asks Obama if he hasn’t learned that WAGs [wild ass guesses] don’t work in war!

From Facebook: [emphasis mine]


So we’re bombing Syria because Syria is bombing Syria? And I’m the idiot?” – Sarah Palin

* President Obama wants America involved in Syria’s civil war pitting the antagonistic Assad regime against equally antagonistic Al Qaeda affiliated rebels. But he’s not quite sure which side is doing what, what the ultimate end game is, or even whose side we should be on. Haven’t we learned? WAGs don’t work in war.

* We didn’t intervene when over 100,000 Syrians were tragically slaughtered by various means, but we’ll now intervene to avenge the tragic deaths of over 1,000 Syrians killed by chemical weapons, though according to the White House we’re not actually planning to take out the chemical weapons because doing so would require “too much of a commitment.”

* President Obama wants to do what, exactly? Punish evil acts in the form of a telegraphed air strike on Syria to serve as a deterrent? If our invasion of Iraq wasn’t enough of a deterrent to stop evil men from using chemical weapons on their own people, why do we think this will be?

* The world sympathizes with the plight of civilians tragically caught in the crossfire of this internal conflict. But President Obama’s advertised war plan (which has given Assad enough of a heads-up that he’s reportedly already placing human shields at targeted sites) isn’t about protecting civilians, and it’s not been explained how lobbing U.S. missiles at Syria will help Syrian civilians. Do we really think our actions help either side or stop them from hurting more civilians?

* We have no clear mission in Syria. There’s no explanation of what vital American interests are at stake there today amidst yet another centuries-old internal struggle between violent radical Islamists and a murderous dictatorial regime, and we have no business getting involved anywhere without one. And where’s the legal consent of the people’s representatives? Our allies in Britain have already spoken. They just said no. The American people overwhelmingly agree, and the wisdom of the people must be heeded.

* Our Nobel Peace Prize winning President needs to seek Congressional approval before taking us to war. It’s nonsense to argue that, “Well, Bush did it.” Bull. President Bush received support from both Congress and a coalition of our allies for “his wars,” ironically the same wars Obama says he vehemently opposed because of lack of proof of America’s vital interests being at stake.

* Bottom line is that this is about President Obama saving political face because of his “red line” promise regarding chemical weapons.

* As I said before, if we are dangerously uncertain of the outcome and are led into war by a Commander-in-chief who can’t recognize that this conflict is pitting Islamic extremists against an authoritarian regime with both sides shouting “Allah Akbar” at each other, then let Allah sort it out.

Just a little reminder for new readers: As Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin received regular high level national security briefings, and as Commander-in-Chief of Alaska’s National Guard, the only Guard in the country that is permanently deployed, shared strategic command of the 49th Missile Battalion, America’s first line of defense from nuclear attack.

A little something from RealClearPolitics’ Donald Douglas circa 2008:

John McCain’s selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as vice-presidential running mate is proving more shrewd by the hour. As Blackfive points out, Governor Palin, as Alaska’s chief executive, has shared strategic command of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion of the Alaska National Guard:

One area of Sarah Palin’s background that may help her is Alaska’s unique role in our national security and homeland defense. Several folks have have mentioned this but Tom W. was specific and his info jibes with the record.

Alaska is the first line of defense in our missile interceptor defense system. The 49th Missile Defense Battalion of the Alaska National Guard is the unit that protects the entire nation from ballistic missile attacks. It’s on permanent active duty, unlike other Guard units.

As governor of Alaska, Palin is briefed on highly classified military issues, homeland security, and counterterrorism. Her exposure to classified material may rival even Biden’s.

She’s also the commander in chief of the Alaska State Defense Force (ASDF), a federally recognized militia incorporated into Homeland Security’s counterterrorism plans.

Palin is privy to military and intelligence secrets that are vital to the entire country’s defense. Given Alaska’s proximity to Russia, she may have security clearances we don’t even know about.

According to the Washington Post, she first met with McCain in February, but nobody ever found out. This is a woman used to keeping secrets.

She can be entrusted with our national security, because she already is.

Governor Sarah Palin being saluted by sailors aboard the USS Bunker Hill (CG-52) a Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser:


There’s a reason why we trust Governor Palin on national security issues. She has a proven track record.

More of Governor Palin’s experience as Commander-in-Chief here.


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6 responses to “Governor Sarah Palin Lays Out Her Powerful Case AGAINST Attacking Syria

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  3. Thanks, Gary, for reminding all of us of Palin’s past high-level involvement with the military in her role with both Homeland Security and the Nat’l Guard of Alaska. It’s always satisfying to remind her mindless detractors as well! Thanks for never mssing a beat!

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