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Kerry on National Defense (20 years ago)
John Kerry for U.S. Senate | 1984 | an anonymous Kerry campaign staffer

Posted on 06/06/2004 7:22:37 AM PDT by southernnorthcarolina

FReeper adam_az posted the following on the thread titled "Ted Kennedy: Reagan won the Cold War." I felt it deserved a thread of its own.






TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: coldwar; jfk; kerry; toast; waffle
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My apologies if this has been posted previously, but I hadn't seen it before. We knew, of course, what John Kerry's positions were in 1984, and certainly President Bush's campaign has made refernce to them. But seeing the actual campaign position papers is rather sobering.
1 posted on 06/06/2004 7:22:38 AM PDT by southernnorthcarolina
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To: southernnorthcarolina

I saw it on that thread too and agree it deserves it's own thread.


2 posted on 06/06/2004 7:26:45 AM PDT by Incorrigible (immanentizing the eschaton)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

bump and marked


3 posted on 06/06/2004 7:28:29 AM PDT by righthand man (WE'RE SOUTHERN AND PROUD OF IT)
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To: southernnorthcarolina
Thank you for posting this. As we celebrate the leadership and foresight of RR and his noble cause to destroy the Communist USSR, it is important to highlight the shortsightedness of this opposition.

John Kerry could not have been more wrong in his views in the 80s, and that can still be said today. He opposes the actions of our leadership today in the WOT, just as he did then. He is just as wrong today, as he was then. He puts party politics above strong foreign policy. He will defeated, just as he was then.
4 posted on 06/06/2004 7:28:49 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: southernnorthcarolina

It would also be interesting to note here just exactly what Kerry's intentions were as to where all this money saved would be then spent. I can guess, but the hard cold facts would be even better.


5 posted on 06/06/2004 7:28:58 AM PDT by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Wouldn't Jean sKerry just make an outstanding president? Hehehe...


6 posted on 06/06/2004 7:29:03 AM PDT by BillyCrockett
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Huh! Maybe Flipper is not such a flip-flopper as we thought. He wanted to gut the military then and he still wants to destroy it now.


7 posted on 06/06/2004 7:29:34 AM PDT by River_Wrangler (Gun powder for me and a beer for my horse!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

I saw it and agree that more people should see it. I think the RNC should make sure everyone sees it.

Kerry: Wrong then. Wrong now.


8 posted on 06/06/2004 7:30:29 AM PDT by Samwise (The day may come when the courage of men fails...but it is not this day. This day we fight!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Bump


9 posted on 06/06/2004 7:32:51 AM PDT by Polybius
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To: Samwise

Kerry hasn't changed. He is still saying about Iraq and the War on Terror that he will support security over democracy.

Of course, then we won't have security or democracy. Kerry doesn't get that.


10 posted on 06/06/2004 7:35:15 AM PDT by Snapple
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To: southernnorthcarolina

This is extremely scary and that he is getting half the vote when history has proven him wrong on everything. Every American needs to see this campaign flyer-as it is- not summarized by the GOP. Print it out and send out millions of copies!


11 posted on 06/06/2004 7:39:47 AM PDT by ground_fog
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Great post. Thanks.


12 posted on 06/06/2004 7:41:17 AM PDT by doug from upland (Don't wait until it is too late to stop Hillary -- do something today!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Thanks! This is beautiful. The man who would be the RAT king holding forth in all of his wisdom. The fool doesn't change.

Any dates, purpose or target audience information available? Was this (A) form letter boilerplate sent out from his office to his constituents, (B) campaign literature or is it a (C) document that still might be available through government sources today?


13 posted on 06/06/2004 7:48:25 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (I'm neither a Papist or Reaganite, but today, I mourn the passing of another age...)
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To: southernnorthcarolina
When Kerry proposed the above, his own party found it so outlandish (aka, out of touch with reality) that he received exactly ZERO support and was scorned and scoffed at by his fellow travelers in the RAT party.

However, Communists and Despots the world over thought it was profound and insightful! (LOL)

14 posted on 06/06/2004 7:53:54 AM PDT by Condor51 (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. -- Gen G. Patton Jr)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

This should be one of Rush's stack of stuff stories on Monday. Show how kerry has not changed despite the fact that his alies, the USSR, is gone. Kerry is giving the same song and dance but the music has changed.


15 posted on 06/06/2004 7:55:25 AM PDT by longtermmemmory
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To: southernnorthcarolina

John Kerry, wrong then, wrong now, wrong for America


16 posted on 06/06/2004 8:00:13 AM PDT by taxcontrol (People are entitled to their opinion - no matter how wrong it is.)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

What I find interesting is that it was Kennedy who put this missle slashing on paper - supporting Kerry's plan.


17 posted on 06/06/2004 8:06:30 AM PDT by The Final Harvest (The 2004 Election is for the SOUL of AMERICA)
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To: ilgipper
He will defeated, just as he was then.

Kerry won that race in 1984, narrowly defeating Governor William Weld. But just because you can fool a majority of voters in Massachusetts (how easy that apparently is!) doesn't mean you can fool a majority of voters in the United States.

Using a politician's own words against him is a powerful weapon. Before this race is over, John Kerry is going to rue the invention of video cameras, audio tape, and even the printing press.

18 posted on 06/06/2004 8:19:09 AM PDT by southernnorthcarolina
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To: southernnorthcarolina

amazing....


19 posted on 06/06/2004 8:35:15 AM PDT by God luvs America (Support Our Troops....Don't vote for Kerry!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Has Kerry made any public statement regarding the passing of President Reagan? I don't believe I've heard anything so far.


20 posted on 06/06/2004 8:39:19 AM PDT by Catmom
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Thanks for posting this as a separate thread. I made that suggestion to Adam Az.

This will be sent to my email list before the morning is over.

Every veteran and actived duty warrior needs to see this.


21 posted on 06/06/2004 9:02:49 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: Miss Marple; Howlin; Dog; Dog Gone; hchutch; SierraWasp; BOBTHENAILER; Liz; Coop

Adam Az has found an incredible tool to use on al Querry. Please ping this to your Free Republic friends and send it to your email groups.


22 posted on 06/06/2004 9:04:49 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; backhoe; seamole; FL_engineer; piasa

Fyi and indexing.

This is an incredible piece of evidence about the anti America POS Kerry during the Reagan years.


23 posted on 06/06/2004 9:06:19 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Please make sure the Republicans up and down your contacts get to see this.


24 posted on 06/06/2004 9:07:33 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: PhilDragoo; MeekOneGOP; JohnHuang2

Great stuff for your ping lists, gentlemen.


25 posted on 06/06/2004 9:09:23 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Why would/do we need all these weapons systems when the enemy is Right Wing Christians here in this country?

Our so-called "enemies" would love us only if we understood and appreciated them.


26 posted on 06/06/2004 9:09:51 AM PDT by Guillermo (Simpson, you've got a short in your tail light. It started blinking when you made that turn - Wiggum)
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To: crushkerry

You can probably use this in your creative ways to get the truth out about al Querry, back then he was Comrade al Querry.


27 posted on 06/06/2004 9:10:28 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

The guy hasn't changed his tired old rap in 20 years.


28 posted on 06/06/2004 9:12:08 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (NEOCON NOW)
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To: jmstein7

This is some great data on Comrade al Querry who tried to derail the Reagan movement to contain and then destroy communism.


29 posted on 06/06/2004 9:12:12 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: Travis McGee; Squantos

Please ping your Free Republic warrior buddies and then send this out to fellow warriors.

If Comrade al Querry had his way, you gentlemen would have very poorly armed during your active duty tours.


30 posted on 06/06/2004 9:13:59 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

More proof that Comrade al Querry tried to weaken our nation from the moment he came back to Nam to now.

Your warrior buddies may want to see this damning evidence.


31 posted on 06/06/2004 9:15:39 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: Darth Reagan

ping


32 posted on 06/06/2004 9:18:50 AM PDT by marblehead17
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To: RonDog

FYI.

This documentation of the anti Reagan/America actions by Comrade al Querry need get wings and be seen and read across America.


33 posted on 06/06/2004 9:21:47 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: SAMWolf

Sam would you please get this incredible documentation to your Free Republic Veterans list.


34 posted on 06/06/2004 9:24:16 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Good grief, this guy really hates america, he's spouting the same Cr*p he did 20 yrs ago. Look at the systems he wanted killed. He IS damgerous.


35 posted on 06/06/2004 9:32:57 AM PDT by marty60
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To: Grampa Dave

Check our site today showing what Kerry said about Grenada in 84, and what he said 20 years later.


36 posted on 06/06/2004 9:40:49 AM PDT by crushkerry (Visit www.crushkerry.com to see John Kerry's positions filleted - and to see our lovely spokesmodel))
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To: crushkerry

Post a link on this thread.


37 posted on 06/06/2004 9:44:45 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

He really showed a lot of foresight didn't he! (/sarcasm)


38 posted on 06/06/2004 9:45:22 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace (I'm from the government and I'm here to help.)
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To: Grampa Dave
From crushkerry.com : “The Reagan policy of substituting public relations for diplomatic relations … no substantial threat to U.S. interests existed and American lives were not endangered … The invasion represented a bully’s show of force against a weak Third World nation. The invasion only served to heighten world tensions and further strain brittle U.S. Soviet and North-South relations.” -John Kerry in the Cape Codder -1984 How do we know Kerry was wrong? Here’s an excerpt from the new book John F. Kerry: The Complete Biography by the Boston Globe Reporters Who Know Him Best: “Twenty years later in his campaign for president, Kerry would rewrite history by listing Grenada among the U.S. military incursions he had supported. ‘I was dismissive of the majesty of the invasion of Grenada,’ Kerry says now. ‘But I basically was supportive. I never publicly opposed it.’”
39 posted on 06/06/2004 9:50:25 AM PDT by crushkerry (Visit www.crushkerry.com to see John Kerry's positions filleted - and to see our lovely spokesmodel))
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Bookmark bump ... Thanks! ;-)


40 posted on 06/06/2004 9:56:17 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Have a nice day or else!)
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To: crushkerry
Thanks for this link and another incredible Flip Flop by Comrade al Querry, this time about the invasion of Grenada:

John Kerry in the Cape Codder -1984 How do we know Kerry was wrong? Here’s an excerpt from the new book John F. Kerry: The Complete Biography by the Boston Globe Reporters Who Know Him Best: “Twenty years later in his campaign for president, Kerry would rewrite history by listing Grenada among the U.S. military incursions he had supported. ‘I was dismissive of the majesty of the invasion of Grenada,’ Kerry says now. ‘But I basically was supportive. I never publicly opposed it.’”

41 posted on 06/06/2004 10:09:13 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( America is in war for its survival and can't have a 9/10 al Querry elected!)
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To: WorkingClassFilth; adam_az
Any dates, purpose or target audience information available? Was this (A) form letter boilerplate sent out from his office to his constituents, (B) campaign literature or is it a (C) document that still might be available through government sources today?

Possibly adam_az knows more; I know nothing other than the contents of the document, which I saw for the first time today. It is obvious from its context (including the reference to President Reagan) that this paper was produced during Kerry's first Senate campaign, in 1984. Anything else would be conjecture on my part, but I'd guess it was a campaign press release.

42 posted on 06/06/2004 10:10:26 AM PDT by southernnorthcarolina
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To: southernnorthcarolina

If Kerry had had his way our troops would be going into battle armed only with the "Clinton". Ie with nothing more then their d#cks in their hands....


43 posted on 06/06/2004 10:15:00 AM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: " There is no God named Allah, and Muhammed is his False Prophet")
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy
It would also be interesting to note here just exactly what Kerry's intentions were as to where all this money saved would be then spent. I can guess, but the hard cold facts would be even better.

Well, gosh, I'd assume Kerry had a big tax cut in mind with all the billions he was proposing saving.

44 posted on 06/06/2004 10:15:41 AM PDT by southernnorthcarolina
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To: southernnorthcarolina; Grampa Dave; Alamo-Girl; onyx; ALOHA RONNIE; SpookBrat; ...
Kerry on National Defense (20 years ago)


Please let me know if you want ON or OFF my General Interest ping list!. . .don't be shy.


45 posted on 06/06/2004 10:34:04 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is ONLY ONE good Democrat: one that has just been voted OUT of POWER ! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: Grampa Dave; southernnorthcarolina
Possibly a better title would have been:

:^D

46 posted on 06/06/2004 10:37:17 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is ONLY ONE good Democrat: one that has just been voted OUT of POWER ! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Where the heck did that paper come from? That is a GREAT find!


47 posted on 06/06/2004 10:38:43 AM PDT by Howlin
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Bump


48 posted on 06/06/2004 10:41:28 AM PDT by Kate of Spice Island (Sharayah the kilt wearer...hanes HER way underneath!)
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To: MeekOneGOP

Thanks...


49 posted on 06/06/2004 10:42:23 AM PDT by Kate of Spice Island (Sharayah the kilt wearer...hanes HER way underneath!)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

Not to nitpick, but the color of your text hurts my eyes.


50 posted on 06/06/2004 10:43:51 AM PDT by Sofa King (MY rights are not subject to YOUR approval http://www.angelfire.com/art2/sofaking/index.html)
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