ALEC member state Senator Jason Rapert (R-AR) has a solution to win the war against ISIL, y’all. Drop the nukes!
On Facebook, Rapert let his freak flag fly Sunday night just hours after posting “Bible Gateway Passage: 1 John 4:10 God Is Love. 7-10 My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God. The person who refuses to love doesn’t know the first thing about God, because God is love—so you can’t know him if you don’t love….”
How sweet. But then we got this, “A strategically placed nuclear weapon would save the lives of our soldiers and quickly turn things around…”:
With ISIS spreading all over the Middle East and Africa and Islamic Extremists carrying out violence in Europe, The United Kingdom and even in the United States, I wonder why the civilized world just sits by when we have weapons that could wipe out these barbarians where they are concentrated? I believe it is time to annihilate the strongholds and pursue the rest till we have them all captured or killed. A strategically placed nuclear weapon would save the lives of our soldiers and quickly turn things around. It is time for the insanity to be stopped.
Nothing says Christian observing holy day of rest and demonstrating love like calling for nuclear war, amirite? At least Rapert, who has served since 2011 in the Arkansas State Senate, is being forthcoming about the real Republican foreign policy. DROP THE NUKES ON ‘EM! SORT IT OUT LATER.
I’m no military strategist, but I’ve interviewed a few. And I get the impression they are pretty smart. I’m thinking they have reasons, beyond just the obvious, for not dropping the nukes whenever things don’t go our way.
Maybe it’s because starting a nuclear war would be the end of the world. Otherwise, great thought senator!
Or maybe it’s because ISIL isn’t in one spot. Or maybe it’s because nuclear weapons kill and harm more than just the area they are dropped on. Or maybe it’s because this is why it matters when Republicans refuse to read real history or deal in facts.
Let’s just sum it up by acknowledging that some wheels don’t need to be reinvented. There are reasons why sane people are not dropping nukes on ISIL. Just trust, senator. But this is to be expected from the guy who sponsored a bill to ban all abortions after twelve weeks of pregnancy.
In 2013, a judge ruled that his bill was likely unconstitutional, which is another way conservatives show their love for this country and appreciation for history. Those founding fathers didn’t really understand how best to run a democracy. Sometimes when you want to get stuff done, you drop a nuke or just roll over the Supreme Court. See, when you’re RIGHT, you get to ignore sanity and law. Drop that nuke.
Rapert’s response to being checked on Facebook? You don’t wanna drop the nukes you crazy liberal leftist anti-Americans!?
Jason Rapert For Arkansas Senate:
Interesting that leftist liberals get on this page and hurl insults and slurs because I actually support force strong enough to stop these barbarians, but none of them say a word about stopping the evil Islamic terrorists. Perhaps they need to check their allegiances.
Starting World War III with some nukes is the Republican way to say “I love the USA!” If you’re not with Senator Rapert, you’re against America. Republican patriotism, don’t it make you proud.
When Senator Rapert isn’t calling for nuclear war, he’s busy making the case for why the United States should be more like Saudi Arabia, because the constitutional conservative” just doesn’t understand the basis for freedom in the United States. Why can’t we base laws on Christian doctrine here when they get to base laws on Islamic doctrine in Saudi Arabia? SO UNFAIR FOR FREEDOM.
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