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Wednesday, August 30
by Join Spencer on Wed 30 Aug 2006 04:35 PM EDT
U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania today in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review called Islamic fascism the "greatest threat we'll ever face" and warned that Iran is the principal leader of this violent moment.
No one plays politics more than U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Meanwhile, Senator Clinton talks a tough game attacking Iran in the Congressional Record but these are empty resolutions.
The religious and political leaders in Iran don't give a hoot what our U.S. Senators say, especially when Hillary Clinton's actions don't match her rhetoric.
Clinton has laid out the welcome matt to our enemies and is fast becoming the Neville Chamberlain of the War on Terror. She is playing politics with our national security.
Senator Clinton supported U.S. Senate Resolution 292 (S.RES.292):
It all sounds good -- but when it came time to back up her rhetoric with real action, Senator Clinton wimped out.
Clinton voted against tougher sanctions on Iran by opposing denial of access to American capital markets for foreign companies that invest in the Iranian oil industry which finances the Iranian's nuclear weapons program (Roll Call 172, 6/15/06).
Iran will use nuclear weapons when they get them.
Yet, Senator Clinton seems to rule out a preemptive attack to destroy Iran’s nuclear weapons before they can be unleashed.
Appealing to the anti-defense left at a Louisville fundraiser, Senator Clinton said, "That means repudiating torture, which undermines America's values. And that means rejecting the Administrations doctrine of preemptive war" (12/1/05).
Enforcing her liberal ideological purity, Senator Clinton voted four times to deprive our military of Bunker Buster bombs that could be used to destroy Iran’s nuclear sites in a worst case scenario ( Roll Call 189, 5/21/03, Roll Call 349, 9/16/03, Roll Call 113, 6/15/04, Roll Call 171, 7/1/05).
Republican and Conservative designee for U.S. Senate in New York, John Spencer, warned that Senator Clinton weakens U.S. national security: