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"The New Soldier" electronic adaptation can be found here
http://nomayo.mu.nu/ ^ | August 19, 2004 | Internet Sourced

Posted on 08/21/2004 8:32:23 PM PDT by gorio

August 19, 2004

The New Soldier





That's the title of the little book John Kerry wrote long before he decided that his service in Vietnam was something to boast about. Something to base a presidential campaign on. The introduction contains a portion of Kerry's 1971 testimony before congress as part of Vietnam Veterans Against the War. Here is a bit of what he had to say about what he now so proudly trumpets as the foundation of his qualifications for the Presidency.

In our opinion, and from our experience, there is nothing in South Vietnam which could happen that realistically threatens the United States of America. And to attempt to justify the loss of one American life in Vietnam, Cambodia, or Laos by linking such loss to the preservation of freedom, which those misfits supposedly abuse, is to us the height of criminal hypocrisy.

if you read carefully the President's last speech to the people of this country, you can see that he says and says clearly, "but the issue, gentlemen, the issue is communism, and the question is whether or not we will leave that country to the Communists or whether or not we will try to give it hope to be a free people." But the point is they are not a free people now, and we cannot fight communism all over the world. I think we should have learned that lesson by now. So far I have only read the introduction. I hope to get into the text tomorrow. Then of course there is the Epilougue

(Excerpt) Read more at nomayo.mu.nu ...


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After much searching, I found it...this web site has the electronic version of The New Soldier of course it is without pictures...but it does give insight to the man who wants to be king.

Gorio

1 posted on 08/21/2004 8:32:23 PM PDT by gorio
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To: gorio

Here is most all of the text and most of the pictures:

http://ice.he.net/~freepnet/kerry/index.php?topic=NewSoldier


2 posted on 08/21/2004 8:36:58 PM PDT by gilliam
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To: gilliam; gorio

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JOHN KERRY = Enemy of Vietnam Vets

http://www.TheAlamoFILM.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1320


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3 posted on 08/21/2004 8:59:46 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: gorio; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Thank you!

Ping tonk! E version of Kerrys forbidden book "The New Soldier"


4 posted on 08/21/2004 9:01:09 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gorio

hehehe ...

the man who would be king

I loved that film


5 posted on 08/21/2004 9:02:51 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gilliam

thanks gilliam


6 posted on 08/21/2004 9:03:38 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gilliam

thanks


7 posted on 08/21/2004 9:05:21 PM PDT by eccentric (aka baldwidow)
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Here is the text
8 posted on 08/21/2004 9:07:10 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gorio
Mommy Heinz!
Help!

Look! What the Harvard Crimson wrote about me in 1970

Published on Wednesday, February 18, 1970
John Kerry: A Navy Dove Runs for Congress
By SAMUEL Z. GOLDHABER
Crimson Staff Writer

"...One time Kerry was ordered to destroy a Viet Cong village
but disobeyed orders and suggested that the Navy Command
simply send in a Psychological Warfare team to be
friend the villagers with food, hospital supplies,
and better educational facilities."



Now my shipmates on the
USS GRIDLEY CG-21
are attacking me.

Click Here Mommy
and see what
the USS GRIDLEY crew say.


They say I told lies in Tour of Duty
GRIDLEY CREW ARE LIKE
SWIFT BOAT VETS MEANIES!

Mommy : Can I please sell MY real book?
The New Soldier,
By John Kerry
and Vietnam Veterans Against the War



Mommy : Please don't be mad
about my hero Al Hubbard.

Head of Kerry's Vietnam Vets Against the War was Vietnam Vet phony
"Many of the stories were later shown to be fictional. Other so-called Vietnam veterans, such as the executive secretary of VVAW, Al Hubbard, a self-styled poet ("See what you've become, Amerika," ends one of his Vietnam odes),
turned out to have no record of service in Vietnam."



OOPS! I POOPED in my diaper again.

Mommy : Don't take my allowance away.
Mommy : Why does McCain
still campaign with Bush?
Mommy : Why doesn't Al Gore defend me?
He is a Vietnam Vet.

Mommy : OOPS I Pooped again.

Mommy : Why did Hillary
"leak" FBI Files on me?
I even used her famous slogan?


"Kerry entered and abandoned Vietnamese village and slaughtered domestic animals
owned by the civilians and burned down their homes with his Zippo lighter."




It only takes one idiot to raze a village!
(My original response!)


Mommy : Where is Ted Kennedy?



9 posted on 08/21/2004 9:07:17 PM 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: gorio
Freeper N. Theknow says:
"It’s faster than a checkbook, more powerful than a Democratic demagogue, able to lay waste to a liar Kerry with the single click of a mouse. It's a little bird of truth, it's plain to see Kerry's unfit... it's... it's...SuperFReep!

Want to join in the fun? Click the logo to donate to Swift Boat Veterans for Truth!

10 posted on 08/21/2004 9:08:16 PM PDT by Chieftain (Support the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth and expose Hanoi John's FRAUD!)
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To: gorio
We will not quickly join those who march on Veterans' Day waving small flags, calling to memory those thousands who died for the "greater glory of the United States." We will not accept the rhetoric. We will not readily join the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars-in fact, we will find it hard to join anything at all and when we do, we will demand relevancy such as other organizations have recently been unable to provide. We will not take solace from the creation of monuments or the naming of parks after a select few of the thousands of dead Americans and Vietnamese. We will not uphold traditions which decorously memorialize that which was base and grim.
11 posted on 08/21/2004 9:08:19 PM PDT by Samwise (John Kerry is a pseudo-French elitist, ketchup-swigging gigolo, wannabe-hero, billionaire doofus.)
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To: gorio
It would have been better if they had used a spell checker after they OCR'ed the text out of the book.

But, it's good to have this out there.
12 posted on 08/21/2004 9:09:33 PM PDT by antisocialista (Where Has Mama T gone after the BIG argument last week?)
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To: gorio
Funny that the first supposed soldier is named "John Birch"

Coincidence?
13 posted on 08/21/2004 9:12:01 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gorio; The Sailor; kjfine; Old Sarge; USAF_TSgt; darkwing104; txradioguy; Long Cut; Jet Jaguar; ...

One BOOK that Kerry wants banned, his own! PING


14 posted on 08/21/2004 9:12:34 PM 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: gorio
In our opinion, and from our experience, there is nothing in South Vietnam which could happen that realistically threatens the United States of America. And to attempt to justify the loss of one American life in Vietnam, Cambodia, or Laos by linking such loss to the preservation of freedom, which those misfits supposedly abuse, is to us the height of criminal hypocrisy.

One can just imagine what the status of your Republic would be if Ronald Reagan was defeated in 1980 and Carter was the President in the first 4 years of the '80's.

15 posted on 08/21/2004 9:14:38 PM PDT by EGPWS
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Thanks for the ping!


16 posted on 08/21/2004 9:15:06 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

From the Crimson article....IOW "I'm a commie"

He supports a volunteer Army, "if and only if we can create the controls for it. You're going to have to prepare for the possibility of a national emergency, however." Kerry said that the United Nations should have control over most of our foreign military operations. "I'm an internationalist. I'd like to see our troops dispersed through the world only at the directive of the United Nations."

On other issues, Kerry wants "to almost eliminate CIA activity. The CIA is fighting its own war in Laos and nobody seems to care." He also favors a negative income tax and keeping unemployment at a very low level, "even if it means selective economic controls."


17 posted on 08/21/2004 9:16:04 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: EGPWS

bingo brother


18 posted on 08/21/2004 9:18:25 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gorio
"and we cannot consider our selves America’s best men when we are ashamed of and hated for what we were called on to do in Southeast Asia."

LOL, not a best man but wants to be President? He seems to have forgotten his shame recently. Didn't he just wrap himself up not just in an American flag, but in a Vietnam-centric American flag, at the convention?

What a hypocrite.

19 posted on 08/21/2004 9:21:14 PM PDT by EaglesUpForever
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To: EaglesUpForever
and we cannot consider our selves America’s best men when we are ashamed of and hated for what we were called on to do

Sound familiar?

lets all hold hands and make it all better

20 posted on 08/21/2004 9:27:35 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gorio

John Kerry is a socialist.

Why?

He has all any man could want....

Or does he?

He wants POWER! He sees himself as the salve to the wounds of a nation, he desires to be a RIVER to his people.

Why?

POWER


21 posted on 08/21/2004 9:32:34 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

I see a lot of this as having to do with the draft.

And you know..they were right.. in away..we dont want them aboard, And we ended the draft.

But thats not good enough for the left.

They honestly believe they can stop conflict


22 posted on 08/21/2004 9:39:31 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: JohnHuang2; MJY1288; mike1sg; mystery-ak

FYI


23 posted on 08/21/2004 9:45:21 PM PDT by GretchenM (A country is a terrible thing to waste. Vote Republican.)
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To: gilliam

Thanks...have saved it so as to read it fully. Is this all of the book or just excerpts? Has anyone tried to track down any of those whose 'stories' are told in the book in order to see their views so many years later???


24 posted on 08/21/2004 9:48:26 PM PDT by BlessedAmerican (Pray for our President and those who are fighting to preserve our freedom!)
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To: gorio; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; Mia T; JohnHuang2

Honest men can disagree about whether or not Kerry fluffed up his record to get a purple heart, but his testimony before Congress was crystal clear: It's part of the Congressional record and tape recorded for posterity. His actions in testifying before Congress and in leading the VVAW gave great aid and comfort to the enemies of freedom. Only God Almighty knows the entire toll Kerry's actions had on the lives of the men he sold out, and on the innocent people of South Viet Nam who perished. My eyes well up with tears when I consider the years so many of our finest and bravest men suffered from injuries that were inflicted upon them when they were being held as prisoners of war by the enemy emboldened by Kerry's rhetoric. The names on the wall. The ones we will never know. Their blood cries out from the ground. Surely, we can in charity forgive John Kerry for his folly, maybe even excuse his actions because he was "swept up with the times." Maybe. But should this man ever be allowed the honor of serving as the President of the United States of America? Never.


25 posted on 08/21/2004 9:50:22 PM PDT by ppaul
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To: BlessedAmerican

"In this section we present an overview of the book, along with most of the text and selected photographs. Much of the text consists of John Kerry's testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on April 22, 1971, and quotes from other members of the VVAW taken from the Winter Soldier testimony."


26 posted on 08/21/2004 9:50:59 PM PDT by gilliam
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To: ppaul

AMEN BROTHER


27 posted on 08/21/2004 9:52:27 PM 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

Thanks! I've been trying to find that. . .


28 posted on 08/21/2004 9:54:05 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: gorio; gilliam; mylife

Thank you!!!


29 posted on 08/21/2004 9:54:36 PM PDT by Fedora
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Democratic presidential Candidate John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry arrives at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, N.Y., Saturday Aug. 21, 2004. (AP Photo/Ed Betz)

Democratic presidential Candidate John Kerry (news - web sites) and Teresa Heinz Kerry arrives at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, N.Y., Saturday Aug. 21, 2004. (AP Photo/Ed Betz)


30 posted on 08/21/2004 9:54:44 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... Hairy Kerry now ..... pay thru the nose later)
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To: mylife
We wish that a merciful God could wipe away our own memories of that service..."

Oh well..if you can't wipe it out Johnny, just lie and embellish till you get it like you want it.

31 posted on 08/21/2004 9:57:31 PM PDT by bluecollarman
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To: gorio
Here is a better transcript of Kerry's remarks before Congress which include his far more interesting remarks during a question and answer period after his set speech, including this bit:

Mr. Kerry: I would like to discuss that.

It is my opinion that the United States is still reacting in very much the 1945 mood and postwar cold-war period when we reacted to the forces which were at work in World War II and came out of it with this paranoia about the Russians and how the world was going to be divided up between the super powers, and the foreign policy of John Foster Dulles which was responsible for the creation of the SEATO treaty, which was, in fact, a direct reaction to this so-called Communist monolith. And I think we are reacting under cold-war precepts which are no longer applicable.

I say that because so long as we have the kind of strike force we have, and I am not party to the secret statistics which you gentlemen have here, but as long as we have the ones which we of the public know we have, I think we have a strike force of such capability and I think we have a strike force simply in our Polaris submarines, in the 62 or some Polaris submarines, which are constantly roaming around under the sea. And I know as a Navy man that underwater detection is the hardest kind in the world, and they have not perfected it, that we have the ability to destroy the human race. Why do we have to, therefore, consider and keep considering threats?

At any time that an actual threat is posed to this country or to the security and freedom I will be one of the first people to pick up a gun and defend it, but right now we are reacting with paranoia to this question of peace and the people taking over the world. I think if we are ever going to get down to the question of dropping those bombs most of us in my generation simply don't want to be alive afterwards because of the kind of world that it would be with mutations and the genetic probabilities of freaks and everything else.

Therefore, I think it is ridiculous to assume we have to play this power game based on total warfare. I think there will be guerilla wars and I think we must have a capability to fight those. And we may have to fight them somewhere based on legitimate threats and that is what I would say to this question of world peace. I think it is bogus, totally artificial. There is no threat. The Communists are not about to take over our McDonald hamburger stands. (Laughter)

Senator, I will say this. I think that politically, historically, the one thing that people try to do, that society is structured on as a whole, is an attempt to satisfy their felt needs, and you can satisfy those needs with almost any kind of political structure, giving it one name or the other. In this name it is democratic; in other it is communism; in others it is benevolent dictatorship. As long as those needs are satisfied, that structure will exist.

But when you start to neglect those needs, people will start to demand a new structure, and that, to me, is the only threat that this country faces now, because we are not responding to the needs and we are not responding to them because we work on these old cold-war precepts and because we have not woken up to realizing what is happening in the United States of America.

32 posted on 08/21/2004 10:03:45 PM PDT by jordan8
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To: bluecollarman
We wish that a merciful God could wipe away our own memories of that service..."

"Oh well..if you can't wipe it out Johnny, just lie and embellish till you get it like you want it."

Yup... Piss and moan. I understand battle can suck, best that you own it though

33 posted on 08/21/2004 10:07:26 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: jordan8
I think we have a strike force simply in our Polaris submarines, in the 62 or some Polaris submarines, which are constantly roaming around under the sea. And I know as a Navy man that underwater detection is the hardest kind in the world, and they have not perfected it, that we have the ability to destroy the human race. Why do we have to, therefore, consider and keep considering threats?

What a doofus

34 posted on 08/21/2004 10:11:23 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; Interesting Times; backhoe; Liz
I skimmed the text-only version. I'm still absorbing it, but one thing I noticed is that p. 16 quotes I.F. Stone, the left-wing journalist who was accused of being a Soviet agent recently. There is a good section on this in Herbert Romerstein and Eric Breindel, The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors, pp. 432-439. For an online summary of some of the details, see:

Cold War Without End

Some of the Venona files mentioning Stone are online here:

Part II: Selected Venona Messages

35 posted on 08/21/2004 10:14:19 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: gorio
From the Epilougue: We will not quickly join those who march on Veteran's Day waving small flags, calling to memory those thousands who died for the "greater glory of the United States." We will not accept rhetoric. We will not readily join the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars-in fact, we will find it hard to join anything at all

Uh, didn't he just give a speech in front of Veterans of Foreign Wars? He won't stoop to join em but he'll take their votes.

36 posted on 08/21/2004 10:22:11 PM PDT by Jim_Curtis (Liberals lie at the premise, accept their premise and you can only lose the argument.)
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To: Fedora

thats fedora,

The cold War was real


37 posted on 08/21/2004 10:24:38 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: Fedora
The cold War was real

My apologies.

it IS REAL, and we are fighting it on our own shores

38 posted on 08/21/2004 10:27:57 PM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: gorio


This is a photo of a POW/ MIA Table. These tables have become routine fair at most military gatherings. This is one of the most unusual one's that I have seen.
I can't help but wonder when I see something like this...how can people like Mr. Kerry possibly use military service as a basis for becoming P.O.T.U.S.? This table is dedicated to the memory of those who never came home. Had John Kerry not had the focus in the 70's would we as a nation been focused on bringing home our POW's?
JMHO
39 posted on 08/21/2004 10:47:49 PM PDT by gorio
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To: All
Looks like the Amazon.com reviews of this book need FReeping:

New Soldier

The anti-Kerry reviews seem to have been pushed down the list and onto the next page.

40 posted on 08/21/2004 10:56:50 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: mylife

And Kerry's still fighting on the enemy side of it.


41 posted on 08/21/2004 10:57:38 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: gorio
Hugh Hewitt, Sean Hannity and others on the radio need to get this link.

Before it gets pulled off the Internet.

42 posted on 08/21/2004 11:00:20 PM PDT by GeronL (Viking Kitties have won the GOLD MEDAL in the 2,000 meter ZOTTING)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; gorio
Thanks!

Bump!

43 posted on 08/21/2004 11:36:43 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: gorio; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Well, well, well, what have we here?

One BOOK that Kerry wants banned, his own!

Got it in my HD and am gonna burn this to a CD. Kerry might not want anyone to see his lil book but.....HAHAHAHAHAHA!.....tooooo bad!

Thanks for posting this, gorio!
And thanks so much for the ping, Tonk!!

44 posted on 08/22/2004 1:46:47 AM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
JOHN KERRY = Enemy of Vietnam Vets

JOHN KERRY = Enemy of Vets

Vets Not Fonda Kerry

45 posted on 08/22/2004 2:27:15 AM PDT by beyond the sea (Free Martha Mitchell......... and Jail Teraaaaaayza)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

BTTT!!!!!!


46 posted on 08/22/2004 3:01:31 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Downloaded the Acrobat and will print it out and distribute it! Thanks!


47 posted on 08/22/2004 5:30:54 AM PDT by Chieftain (Support the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth and expose Hanoi John's FRAUD!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; gorio
One BOOK that Kerry wants banned, his own! PING



WinterSoldier.com

Oh, yeah! And here is ANOTHER (by the Swiftboats) !!



Watch this TV AD!

Swiftvets who served with John Kerry talk about
UNFIT, DISHONEST John Kerry



DRUDGE:ANTI-KERRY VETS GATHER FOR ASSAULT;
BOOK CLAIMS KERRY WAR 'FABRICATIONS'


Excellent anti-Kerry video laying out the VietNam case against him...

Great to forward and spread to the public.

http://www.stopjohn.com/movies/hanoi-john.htm


Drudge 08-08-2004
Exclusive: Swift Officers and Vets:
Kerry lied about spending Christmas in Cambodia

Kerry: I remember Christmas of 1968 sitting on a gunboat in Cambodia. I remember what it was like to be shot at by the Vietnamese and Khmer Rouge and Cambodians, and have the president of the United States telling the American people that I was not there; the troops were not in Cambodia. I have that memory which is seared--seared--in me.

DRUDGE has learned from the accounts of Swift Boat officers and Kerry’s crewmembers that Kerry was never in Cambodia. UNFIT FOR COMMAND authors charge that Kerry made it all up.

“Despite the dramatic memories of his Christmas in Cambodia, Kerry’s statements are complete lies,” according to John O’Neil, co-author and the Swift Boat commander who took over Kerry’s boat. “Kerry was never in Cambodia during Christmas 1968, or at all during the Vietnam War. . . . he was more than fifty miles away from Cambodia.”

Kerry was stationed at Coastal Division 13 in Cat Lo. Coastal Division 13’s patrol areas extended to Sa Dec, about 55 miles from the Cambodian border. . . . Tom Anderson, Commander of River Division 531, who was in charge of PBRs (small river patrol crafts] confirmed that there were no Swifts anywhere in the area and they would have been stopped had they appeared.

All the living commanders in Kerry’s chain of command . . . deny that Kerry was ever ordered to Cambodia. They indicate that Kerry would have been seriously disciplined or court-martialed had he gone there. At least three of the five crewmen on Kerry’s boat, Bill Zaldonis, Steven Hatch, and Steve Gardner, deny that they or their boat were ever in Cambodia.


Kerry Fitness Reports in Vietnam Show Him Unfit for Command
(Explodes Central Kerry Campaign Lie)

Kerry’s FITREPs are awash in dings, and some of the reports border on the adverse, particularly his combat FITREPs. The FITREPs convey significant performance problems and suggest problems in conduct, so much so that it is surprising that the campaign chose to release them. This may suggest that the FITREPs held from public view are even more adverse.

In what would customarily be an opportunity for a glowing “swan song” FITREP, the Commanding Officer of USS Gridley (DLG-21) tacitly blasts Kerry on his departure for Swift Boat duty by ranking him significantly below the norm in desirability for virtually every Navy assignment possible -– command, staff, whatever. He is a ship handler who is dinged in ship handling. He is in line for command, but his CO doesn’t want him near the bridge. He is slammed in all performance areas –- most notably and significantly in initiative and reliability. The “nice” narrative emphasizes performance in collateral duties, but in the grades and marks, the CO is telling the selection board and detailer loud and clear that this officer is lazy, unreliable and not suited for command. 3 SEP 68 (W.E. HARPER).


48 posted on 08/22/2004 6:21:37 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: gorio
From Kerry's FBI file.

Even his fellow comrades in the Vietnam Veterans Against the War figured out he was a phony.

On October 10, 1971, the first source advised that Kerry's speech was received by local VVAW supporters as a clear indication that Kerry is an opportunist with political aspirations.

Therefore, the source advised, support has been withdrawn from the New York City office in general and John Kerry in particular.

49 posted on 08/22/2004 7:01:30 AM PDT by Rome2000 (The ENEMY for Kerry!!!!!)
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To: gorio; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Thank you!


50 posted on 08/22/2004 7:54:10 AM PDT by Valin (Mind like a steel trap - rusty and illegal in 37 states.)
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