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You, Sarah Palin are the nuclear weapon in playing tinder-box politics

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This is a short, editorial directed at Sarah Palin (the darling of the tea party movement). When it comes to nuclear issues, you had best know a thing or two of the subject instead of tea-party talking points.

When President Barack Obama was asked of your critique where you stated, "it was like a child in a playground who says 'punch me in the face, I'm not going to retaliate." The only thing I came away with was how juvenile the tone when nuclear issues are anything but juvenile. Just ask any survivor of Hiroshima or Nagasaki how they would react to such an opinion. Please remember history correctly where we were the ONLY nation to have used a nuclear device on any enemy.

President Barack Obama was correct to answer in an interview with George Stephanopoulos: "I really have no response to that. The last I checked, Sarah Palin is not much of an expert on nuclear issues,"

Sarah, Sarah, Sarah, you may wish to ask Senator Dick Lugar a member of your own party who worked with then Senator Barack Obama in lessening the number of loose nukes from this planet. I would consider him far more learned than you.

As any American knows and who follows the procedures of the White House, namely the president: Each day the president is given a full briefing of by the director of National Security. Are you, Sarah Palin or any of us privy to what he (Pres. Obama) is briefed on daily? Come on, Sarah are you in the Oval Office on a daily basis to offer any opinion on the subject? Even I or those who know more of this dangerous subject are not there. So, what gives you the right to even opine of this topic when you know nothing of it at all?

The dangerous topic that does concern me greatly as well as others is the topic of domestic terrorism as you continue to stoke the fires of hate. You continually play tinder-box politics as I have written of previously during the 2008 presidential campaign. When you say words such as "reload" or place cross-hairs on congressional districts as we come upon the anniversary of Oklahoma City, it is in the fore-front of my mind.

Quite frankly, Sarah, I am not terrified of Islamic Extremists, but of domestic terrorism. You know, your new friends.

You, Sarah Palin are the nuclear weapon that may have the force to take out innocent lives since those without a full understanding of any topic especially this one can carry out your hellish mission. Hopefully the saner amongst us will turn away from your message(s). To me, you are truly a national security danger to us all.

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