View Poll Results: Is Palin right, should Obama use the threat of nukes to stop Putin?

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  • Yes, Palin was right, threaten and use nuclear weapons to Putin in Crimea crisis

    2 3.03%
  • No, Palin is wrong, threatening with nukes is insane

    37 56.06%
  • Yes, sadly Palin is not VP/President or Putin would now be a glowstick/dead

    1 1.52%
  • No, thank goodness Palin did not become VP/President or we would all be glowsticks/dead

    21 31.82%
  • Sarah who?

    5 7.58%
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Thread: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by SBu View Post
    You don't have to threaten to use nukes for them to be deterring. The stakes are obviously higher when trying to pick a fight with a country that possesses them. The fact that a country has them enters into the calculations of the other country. You are jumping from A to C, without recognizing B. A being no nukes, C being having them and threatening/using them, B being having them, but no intention of using them.
    There is no deterrence if you are not willing to use nukes if needed. Threatening with a big stick is no use if you are not willing to wield such a stick. That is the basis of deterrence, not the owning of a big stick.
    Former military man (and now babysitter of Donald Trump) John Kelly, is a big loud lying empty barrel!

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    A good idea in this situation? There is no justification for using nuclear weapons because it can and will lead to a nuclear strike from Russia on US soil. Putin might be nuts but he will strike back with millions dying.
    I believe, I said and think you will find should you actually read what I wrote, that the present situation does not lend itself to such action. But it is nice to see you remember MAD theory.

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    Sarah Palin, according to a Dutch Newspaper has stated that Obama should use nuclear weapons to stop Putin when she said:
    Iam down.

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter King View Post
    There is no deterrence if you are not willing to use nukes if needed. Threatening with a big stick is no use if you are not willing to wield such a stick. That is the basis of deterrence, not the owning of a big stick.
    That is exactly why it is so heartbreaking when Kerry and Obama go on with red lines and all options on the table talk.

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    You cannot control the video.
    What do you mean? You can move the slider to the time wanted.

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by tecoyah View Post
    I'm pretty sure Putin is aware the United States has a large arsenal of Nukes.

    Stating what she did either implies we need to "Remind" him with threats, of use them as deterrent.


    Either way.....It was an ignorant and Palinesque comment.
    I have said for years that Palin is nothing but white trash with money and a microphone, and this is yet more evidence of it. All the white trash I have ever known were quick to prescribe nukes as a foreign policy tool. It's the kind of thing that ignorant people say. "If we just started dropping nukes on the Taliban they would give up...." "If we would have used nukes in Vietnam we would have won..." These are the foreign policy ideas that come out of rent trailers and people like Sarah Palin.

    Hell if it came down to us having to threaten the use of nuclear weapons, then why not just let Putin have Crimea? Is it worth that much to us.
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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    Because Democrats apparently want her center stage.
    Had the Liberals spent as much time to study the ACA as they spent on insults towards Sarah Palin, the "Obamacare" would not be desperately mired in the swamp. They cannot leave her alone despite the fact that Sarah does not occupy prominent position in the Republican Party. Why? Because they fear her to the spasms in the stomach. Beautiful, smart woman, surrounded by her husband and children. What kind of a role model is she now for ugly lesbians and crazy feminists?

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by loader View Post
    Had the Liberals spent as much time to study the ACA as they spent on insults towards Sarah Palin, the "Obamacare" would not be desperately mired in the swamp. They cannot leave her alone despite the fact that Sarah does not occupy prominent position in the Republican Party. Why? Because they fear her to the spasms in the stomach. Beautiful, smart woman, surrounded by her husband and children. What kind of a role model is she now for ugly lesbians and crazy feminists?
    More tripe from Loader that is completely divorced from reality. Nobody "fears" Sarah Palin. We're laughing at her, not fearing her. She's a know-nothing jackass who makes conservatives who talk her up look stupid.
    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    More tripe from Loader that is completely divorced from reality. Nobody "fears" Sarah Palin. We're laughing at her, not fearing her. She's a know-nothing jackass who makes conservatives who talk her up look stupid.
    If she was just funny, everyone would forget about her. But you afraid her, so hate.

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    Re: Drop a nuclear bomb on Russia to stop the Crimea from becoming part of Russia?

    Quote Originally Posted by loader View Post
    If she was just funny, everyone would forget about her. But you afraid her, so hate.
    Sure.
    Freedom of speech is not freedom from criticism.

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