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Vietnam vets prepare to rally against Kerry
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Tuesday, August 3, 2004

Posted on 08/02/2004 11:18:55 PM PDT by JohnHuang2

A Vietnam veterans group opposing Sen. John Kerry's bid for the White House is gearing up for a Washington, D.C., rally with a fund-raising dinner this month.

Vietnam Vets for the Truth says it represents a majority of veterans of the war who contend the Democratic nominee is unfit to be commander in chief.

Earlier this year, the group reported that a museum in Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon, honors Kerry as an anti-war activist with a photograph of him being greeted by the general secretary of the Communist Party, Comrade Do Muoi, in July 1993.

Recently, it posted a slideshow online to help make its case against Kerry's candidacy.

The dinner, open to veterans and Americans who share their views on Kerry, will be held Aug. 17 at the Aquaturf Club in Plantsville, Conn. Proceeds benefit the 'Kerry Lied … While Good Men Died" rally Sept. 12 in Washington D.C.

The keynote speaker at the fund-raiser is Miami attorney and former Florida state Sen. Dexter Lehtinen, a Vietnam veteran and the U.S. Attorney who convicted Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega. Talk-show host Jim Vicevich, of WTIC radio in Hartford, Conn., will be master of ceremonies.

At its September rally, the group seeks to combat what it considers untruths the Democratic presidential candidate has spread about those who fought in the Vietnam War.

The rally of veterans and their families is planned for the west side of the Capitol.

Terry Garlock, an Army Cobra helicopter pilot in Vietnam, is the group's CEO and Larry Bailey, a retired U.S. Navy SEAL captain with service in Vietnam, is the president

"More than any other person, John Kerry is responsible for the false image of Vietnam veterans as dysfunctional misfits," Bailey said in a statement. "Kerry betrayed all of us when he returned from Vietnam.

"A lot of good people opposed the war, but some, like John Kerry, went too far. He joined the radical left wing of the anti-war movement and shared the microphone with Jane Fonda and other radicals. He promoted himself by telling unforgivable lies about Vietnam servicemen and women, and he did this under oath."

Kerry testified before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee in 1971, making horrific claims about alleged atrocities committed by American service members.

As WorldNetDaily reported, a group of Kerry's colleagues from the war have joined forces as Swift Boat Veterans for Truth to denounce his fitness for the land's highest office, charging that during the Vietnam conflict he was a "loose cannon."

In a book scheduled for release this month, "Unfit for Command," author and swift-boat vets spokesman John O'Neill, who took over command of Kerry's boat, includes a chapter on the Ho Chi Minh museum photo.

"The swift boat guys are challenging Kerry's fitness for office based on his lies and his Vietnam service," commented Garlock, "and they are qualified to do that since they served with him. Our new VVT organization is not challenging Kerry's Vietnam service. We are going to tell the good news stories about Vietnam vets at our rally and how America should have welcomed them home with pride and gratitude. We will contrast that truth with the lies told about them by John Kerry."

In an open letter to Kerry, Garlock's group tells the candidate: "You should have been our brother, Sen. Kerry, but when you returned from Vietnam you betrayed us. America does not yet understand the depth of that betrayal. We believe that before voters in this country have the opportunity to elect you to the office of commander in chief, they deserve to know the truth, and they deserve to hear some answers from you."


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: 1971; iaintfondajohn; johnoneill; kerry; kerrylied; rally; swiftboatveterans; unfitforcommand; vietnamvets; vv4truth
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1 posted on 08/02/2004 11:18:57 PM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Rally sept 12 ping


2 posted on 08/03/2004 3:54:55 AM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: RaceBannon; kellynla; IGOTMINE

Heads up


3 posted on 08/03/2004 4:51:05 AM PDT by Coop (In memory of a true hero - Pat Tillman)
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To: JohnHuang2; Interesting Times; mylife; The Sailor; kjfine; Old Sarge; USAF_TSgt; darkwing104; ...
KERRY LIED . . . while good men died
A gathering of Vietnam veterans from across America

Where: The West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
Washington, DC

When: Sunday, Sept 12, 2004 2:00-4:00 PM (EDT)
Why: To tell the truth about Vietnam veterans.

To counter the lies told about Vietnam veterans by John Kerry
All Vietnam veterans and their families and supporters are asked to attend.
Other veterans are invited as honored guests.


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4 posted on 08/03/2004 8:23:30 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hanoi Jane and Hanoi Kerry sitting in a tree F-R-E-N-C-H-I-N-G)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Oompa Loompa!



Flip Flop Flop Flip Flippiddy Poo
I have got some big lies for you
Flip Flop Flop Flip Flippiddo Pee
If you dumb you'll listen to me
What should I get for my lies in the street
I'll get stomped by an elephant's feet
I served in Nam, Yes there in Viet Nam
Did I say I was, a hero in Nam
I hate Bush, that's how I am
Flip Flop Flop Flip Flippiddy Heir
If you'll follow me, we're going no where
You'll soon live under the UN
Flip Flop Flop Flip Flip Flop Again
Flippiddy in

Conspiracy Guy 8/3/2004

5 posted on 08/03/2004 8:30:32 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (They are where you least expect. Look around and you'll see them too.)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

BTTT!!!!!!


6 posted on 08/03/2004 8:32:14 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

bump


7 posted on 08/03/2004 8:35:56 AM PDT by Soaring Feather
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To: JohnHuang2

Love the Name of the Rally Btt


8 posted on 08/03/2004 8:36:59 AM PDT by apackof2 (Kind words are like honey-sweet to the soul and healthy for the body Pro.16:24)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Thanks for the ping!


9 posted on 08/03/2004 8:39:06 AM PDT by laurenmarlowe
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Rollin' rollin' rollin'...
10 posted on 08/03/2004 8:51:21 AM PDT by Interesting Times (ABCNNBCBS -- yesterday's news.)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Maybe we can throw the French looking, ethnically confused John Kerry over the fence this time.
11 posted on 08/03/2004 8:54:28 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Hey Slick Willy.....Pogue Mahone!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

A Vietnam veterans group opposing Sen. John Kerry's bid for the White House is gearing up for a Washington, D.C., rally with a fund-raising dinner this month.

Like many I can't make it, BUT if I had a link I bet I could send some money...sure why not, I've some right here.
If you listen very carefully you can here them whispering spend me spend me.


12 posted on 08/03/2004 8:58:10 AM PDT by Valin (Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. It's just that yours is stupid.)
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To: Interesting Times; Valin

See post 12
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1183907/posts?page=12#12


13 posted on 08/03/2004 9:00:56 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hanoi Jane and Hanoi Kerry sitting in a tree F-R-E-N-C-H-I-N-G)
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To: JohnHuang2

We have an active duty son visiting us during this time period. I am buying a copy of this book to be sent to the reading room of a FOB in Afghanistan.


14 posted on 08/03/2004 9:06:51 AM PDT by armymarinemom (Ultimate Flip Flop->I support the Troops but not their mission)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

John F'n Kerry is a lying traitor ~ Bump!


15 posted on 08/03/2004 9:09:25 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: JohnHuang2

Bump!


16 posted on 08/03/2004 9:45:13 AM PDT by GVnana (Tagline? I don't need no steenkin' tagline!)
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To: Coop

less than 6 miles from me, but $150???

That is way too expensive...not for the Aquaturf, but for me that is...

Nice place, book your wedding 5 years in advance! Not a joke!


17 posted on 08/03/2004 9:58:58 AM PDT by RaceBannon (God Bless Ronald Reagan, and may America Bless God!)
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To: JohnHuang2
WOW!
Kerry on the debate team.
I still have know idea what Kerry stands for.

John Kerry in Yale debate team photograph.

JFK's is walking in JFK's foot prints is just to strange. I hope JFK doesn't go to Dallas.

I'm surprised he didn't ask for a Purple Heart if the pin pricked him while receiving this metal.

POSER PING!

18 posted on 08/03/2004 10:05:26 AM PDT by Major_Risktaker (I predict a easy Bush landslide.)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
GOOD!

i wish i could come!

HANOI-John is a traitor to his compatriots-in-arms!

free dixie,sw

19 posted on 08/03/2004 10:09:19 AM PDT by stand watie (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. -T. Jefferson)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; Interesting Times

Do either one of you have a link to the letter from Kerry's doctor about the first Purple Heart? There was a letter to the editor in the Raleigh News & Observer today and my mother wants to read the letter!


Inflated reputation

In a Democratic campaign ad, John Edwards builds up John Kerry as a big war hero. Just spend three minutes, Edwards says, with the men who served beside Kerry.
What Kerry/Edwards don't want viewers to know about are more than 200 Swift boat veterans who served beside Kerry during the Vietnam War. Those 200 veterans, the real heroes, know the real story behind Kerry.

On May 4, 2004, a letter signed by the 200 veterans was sent to Kerry, requesting that he not run for president and asserting that he is incompetent to be commander in chief. The text of the letter and more about the real story is at http://www.swiftvets.com. You can even read the statement from Dr. Louis Letson who treated Kerry's first Purple Heart wound.

Todd McDonald

Bahama


20 posted on 08/03/2004 10:18:58 AM PDT by Howlin (Saving Private Hamster)
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To: Howlin

Sorry, I don't have a link.


21 posted on 08/03/2004 10:38:12 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Have you said Thank You to a service man or woman today?)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Bump!


22 posted on 08/03/2004 10:48:20 AM PDT by windchime (Podesta about Bush: "He's got four years to try to undo all the stuff we've done." (TIME-1/22/01))
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
I will be there in spirit. I am working hard behind the scenes to get that @sshole defeated.

I spit on the mention of his name. I pray that he gets crushed by Bush in the general election..

Go forth fellow freepers and let your voice be heard.

23 posted on 08/03/2004 11:18:25 AM PDT by Colt .45 ( Veteran - Pride in my Southern Ancestry! Falsum etiam est verum quod constituit superior.)
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To: Colt .45

"I will be there in spirit. I am working hard behind the scenes to get that @sshole defeated."

Me too


24 posted on 08/03/2004 11:24:01 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hanoi Jane and Hanoi Kerry sitting in a tree F-R-E-N-C-H-I-N-G)
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To: JohnHuang2

Some lady called Hannity yesterday, saying Swift Boat Veterans for Truth was headed by some super rich lawyer so was "just like" moveon.org, etc. Hannity pointed out that there is a vast difference in funding levels involved.


25 posted on 08/03/2004 11:31:28 AM PDT by I_dmc
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To: I_dmc

She also said that O'Neill was found to "have never actually served with Kerry". implication: liar


26 posted on 08/03/2004 11:33:29 AM PDT by I_dmc
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To: JohnHuang2

btt


27 posted on 08/03/2004 11:35:15 AM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: JohnHuang2

Bump
28 posted on 08/03/2004 11:40:45 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Tourette's syndrome is just a $&#$*!% excuse for poor *%$#** language skills.)
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To: JohnHuang2

Photograph of John Kerry meeting with Comrade Do Muoi, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, in Vietnam. Photo displayed in the War Remnants Museum (formerly the "War Crimes Museum") in Saigon. The June 2, 2004, edition of "Viet Nam News" is held beside the Kerry photograph to confirm the date the photo was taken. English-language placard below photograph reads: "Mr. Do Muoi, Secretary General of the Vietnam Communist Party met with Congressmen and Veterans Delegation in Vietnam (July 15-18, 1993)."

Dr. Corsi asked Mr. Lupetti to more thoroughly document the layout and scope of the museum, particularly the section featuring those foreign anti-war activists whom the Vietnamese communists wished to honor. He took a number of additional photos at the War Remnants Museum and elsewhere, several of which are presented below.

Dr. Corsi also contacted Dan Tran of the Vietnam Human Rights Project, who asked associates in Saigon to go into the museum to make sure the photograph of John Kerry was actually there. Mr. Tran's contacts confirmed that the photograph is still in the museum.


Wonder if Kerry's goons have made an offer to "buy" the photo of that Commie wall.

29 posted on 08/03/2004 11:55:46 AM PDT by henbane
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To: Howlin
It isn't online, but here is the link: news and observer letters to editor

Here is something from National Review Online:
Kerry Purple Heart Doc Speaks Out The medical description of his first wound.

There are a couple threads here on FR:
Keyword: militaryrecord AND louis letson

30 posted on 08/03/2004 1:40:19 PM PDT by exhaustedmomma (“John Kerry has fought harder for the Vietnamese communists than he fought against them in Vietnam.”)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Thanks for the ping. My husband and brother-in-law are talking about going to the DC rally. Both are VN vets. I think it would so much fun for them to go on this trip together!!! Crossing my fingers...
31 posted on 08/03/2004 1:43:23 PM PDT by exhaustedmomma (“John Kerry has fought harder for the Vietnamese communists than he fought against them in Vietnam.”)
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To: JohnHuang2
Finish his candidacy for us, please.


32 posted on 08/03/2004 1:52:14 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Used to be sciencediet (aka Tad Rad) but found the solution)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Bump!


33 posted on 08/03/2004 2:44:13 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: JohnHuang2; kristinn

FRiendly FReep opportunity?


34 posted on 08/03/2004 3:14:45 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: exhaustedmomma

Thank you very much.


35 posted on 08/03/2004 3:59:00 PM PDT by Howlin (Saving Private Hamster)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Yes! calling all to report for duty.


36 posted on 08/03/2004 4:14:56 PM PDT by BobbyK (The Truth Is Out There.)
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To: JohnHuang2

When he delivered a graduation speech in 1966, he used the occasion to condemn U.S. involvement in Vietnam, intoning, "What was an excess of isolationism has become an excess of interventionism."

He then proceeded to Vietnam? This guy has/had an agenda...a dangerous one for this nation.


37 posted on 08/03/2004 4:48:16 PM PDT by eleni121 (Thank God fo John Ashcroft: Four more years!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Thanks Tonk.

I got a forwarded email today which I thought you might like to see. Since I am a mere newbie, and it is a little edgy, I'll leave it up to you as to who, if anyone, you want to ping to it. (As far as I know, it's the 'real McCoy', but I cannot 'personally' vouch for it's authenticity - maybe some of those 'photoshop experts' out there can take a look.)

I do NOT doubt the sentiment, however. That's VERY credible, in MY humble opinion. What do YOU think?


38 posted on 08/03/2004 5:09:48 PM PDT by Seadog Bytes ("Benedict Arnold used to be a "war hero" too ...before he became a Traitor.")
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To: Lady Jag; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; Alamo-Girl; RaceBannon; ASA Vet; GVgirl
William F. Buckley has served his country with distinction in so many different arenas, but perhaps the best gift he's given us is his exposure of John Kerry for the menace-not to mention outright fraud-that he truly is.

KERRY SUCKS!

-good times, G.J.P. (Jr.)

39 posted on 08/03/2004 6:30:20 PM PDT by The Scourge of Yazid ("You can abort 'em but don't deport 'em!")
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To: The Scourge of Yazid

And on this thread, and Iraqi man prays for George W. Bush everyday. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1175993/posts


40 posted on 08/03/2004 6:35:15 PM PDT by GVnana (Tagline? I don't need no steenkin' tagline!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
THANKS FOR THE PING!

41 posted on 08/03/2004 7:13:02 PM PDT by Smartass ( BUSH & CHENEY IN 2004 - Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió.)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
UNFIT FOR COMMAND # 7 Amazon.com

But will Larry King, TODAY, HARDBALL, etc, give this book any attention at all?

42 posted on 08/03/2004 7:28:42 PM PDT by YaYa123 (@Chris Mathews Is Such A Jerk.com)
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To: The Scourge of Yazid

Thanks for the ping!


43 posted on 08/03/2004 8:50:41 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: GVgirl
Thanks!

I've got to check this out.

44 posted on 08/03/2004 10:01:28 PM PDT by The Scourge of Yazid ("You can abort 'em but don't deport 'em!")
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To: Taxman; kristinn

I'll be there on the 12th!


45 posted on 08/04/2004 3:15:55 AM PDT by sauropod (Hitlary: " We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.")
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To: Lady Jag
Is there a video of this debate? I'd love to see it.
46 posted on 08/04/2004 3:17:56 AM PDT by sauropod (Hitlary: " We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.")
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

bump for marker info on rally

I think me and the Mr. can make it!!!


47 posted on 08/20/2004 8:09:19 AM PDT by eyespysomething ("Funding the American troops in combat should never be a complicated issue." D. Cheney 8-12-04)
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To: JohnHuang2; Interesting Times; The Sailor; kjfine; Old Sarge; USAF_TSgt; darkwing104; txradioguy; ..
KERRY LIED . . . while good men died
A gathering of Vietnam veterans from across America

Where: The West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
Washington, DC

When: Sunday, Sept 12, 2004 2:00-4:00 PM (EDT)
Why: To tell the truth about Vietnam veterans.

To counter the lies told about Vietnam veterans by John Kerry
All Vietnam veterans and their families and supporters are asked to attend.
Other veterans are invited as honored guests.


Printable flyer Click Here
(pdf file)



48 posted on 08/20/2004 8:17:15 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hanoi Jane and Hanoi Kerry sitting in a tree FRENCHING)
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To: Seadog Bytes

This Devil Dog LOVES IT!


50 posted on 08/20/2004 8:21:27 AM PDT by Chieftain (Support the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth and expose Hanoi John's FRAUD!)
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