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Rick Santorum: Bomb ISIS 'Back To The 7th Century'

More bloodlust from the "good Christians" at the South Carolina wingnut fest this Saturday.
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More bloodlust from the "good Christians" at the South Carolina wingnut fest aka as the "Freedom Summit" this Saturday. I guess Rick Santorum didn't want to be outdone on the warmongering front by Scott Walker who appeared on stage just before he did.

Santorum: Bomb ISIS 'back to the 7th Century':

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) said Saturday the military should damage the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to the point of impotence.

“If these folks want to return to a 7th Century version of Islam, then let’s load up our bombers and bomb them back to the 7th Century,” he argued during the South Carolina Freedom Summit in Greenville, S.C.

Santorum’s remarks came as he weighs a 2016 GOP presidential bid. The former lawmaker previously ran as a Republican in the 2012 election.

Santorum added the U.S. should not let ISIS threaten the liberties it had long cherished.

He cited ISIS’s repeated attacks on Western traditions as proof the terrorist organization despised the values Americans hold dear.

“What good is freedom of belief if you can’t speak what you believe?” Santorum asked. “If we don’t have liberty, what is it all worth?”

“Radical Islam is confronting this county,” he continued. “Terror is a tactic, and radical Islam is an ideology.”

“We need to be clear with the American people what a threat radical Islam presents,” Santorum added.


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