“We thew a friend of the United States and Israel under the bus.”

Posted on December 07, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“When a group of radicals including the Muslim Brotherhood and radical Salafi Islamists took the streets in Egypt – against our ally, against our friend who hasn’t attacked us… who isn’t a radical theocrat who wants to control the world – in that case we quickly jumped on board with the radical Salafis and Muslim Brotherhood and threw a friend of the United States and Israel under the bus.”

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“Radical Muslims are the people that are committing these crimes”

Posted on November 23, 2011 in Campaign Statements

Wolf Blitzer, followed up asking for clarification. "So just to be precise, is it ethnic profiling, religious profiling?" the CNN journalist asked. "Who would be profiled?"

  Santorum responded: "Well, the folks who are most likely to be committing these crimes. If you look at -- I mean, obviously, it was -- obviously, Muslims would be -- would be someone you'd look at, absolutely. Those are the folks who are -- the radical Muslims are the people that are committing these crimes, as we've -- by and large, as well as younger males."

Santorum responded: "Well,...

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“We’re fighting a war against radical Islam.”

Posted on November 22, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"I agree with Ron Paul. We are not fighting a war on terrorism. Terrorism is a tactic. We're fighting a war against radical Islam. And what radical Islam is telling -- all of the radical Islamist leaders are saying is that just wait America out, America is weak, they will not stand for the fight, they cannot maintain this, they'll set time limits, politics will interfere, and we will tell the people in Afghanistan, we will tell the people in Iraq and other places that we will be the strong horse in the region."

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“Obviously, Muslims would be someone you’d look at, absolutely.”

Posted on November 22, 2011 in Campaign Statements

BLITZER: Senator Santorum, under certain circumstances in the past, you've supported profiling. Is that correct?SANTORUM: I have.BLITZER: What do you have in mind?SANTORUM: Well, I mean, I think TSA is a good example of that. We should be trying to find the bomber, not the bomb. Other countries have done it. Israel is probably the best example of that.BLITZER: So just to be precise, is it ethnic profiling, religious profiling? Who would be profiled?SANTORUM: Well, the folks who are most likely to be committing these crimes. If you look at -- I mean, obviously, it was -- obviously, Muslims would...

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“There is no Palestinian. This is Israeli land.”

Posted on November 21, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“All the people that live in the West Bank are Israelis.  They are not Palestinians. There is no Palestinian. This is Israeli land...It was ground that was gained during war. Should we give Texas back to Mexico? Bottom line, it is legitimately Israeli country.”

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“...talk about the importance of having English as the official language of this country.”

Posted on November 13, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"What Gov. Perry's done is he provided in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. Maybe that was an attempt to attract the illegal vote--I mean, the Latino voters. But you attract Latino voters by talking about the importance of immigration. You talk about the importance of having English as the official language of this country."

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“I believe we need more fence.”

Posted on November 13, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"I'm the son of an Italian immigrant. I believe in immigration, as an important part of the lifeblood of this country. But what we have is a problem of an unsecure border. Unlike Gov. Perry, I believe we need to build more fence. I believe that we need to secure the border using technology and more personnel. And until we build that border, we should neither have storm troopers come in and throw people out of the country nor should we provide amnesty."

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“Scientists working on the nuclear program in Iran turn up dead. I think that’s a wonderful thing.”

Posted on October 27, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"On occasion scientists working on the nuclear program in Iran turn up dead. I think that's a wonderful thing, candidly. I think we should send a very clear message that if you are a scientist from Russia, North Korea, or from Iran and you are going to work on a nuclear program to develop a bomb for Iran, you are not safe."

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“We have a civilization that is antithetical to the civilization of the jihadists”

Posted on September 22, 2011 in Campaign Statements

"We are not being attacked and we were not attacked because of our actions. We were attacked, as Newt talked about, because we have a civilization that is antithetical to the civilization of the jihadists. And they want to kill us because of who we are and what we stand for. And we stand for American exceptionalism, we stand for freedom and opportunity for everybody around the world, and I am not ashamed to do that."

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“I think this is really important to understand: that Israel’s neighbors attacked Israel.”

Posted on June 01, 2011 in Campaign Statements

“I think this is really important to understand: that Israel’s neighbors attacked Israel. Israel responded to those attacks and in so responding was able to take ground that gave them more of a defensible posture vis-à-vis future attacks — the Golan Heights and the West Bank in particular.”

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