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A host of new questiosn for John Kerry (Hugh Hewitt BLOG BOMB-DROPPER!)
Hugh Hewitt Blog ^ | 8/25/04 | Hugh Hewitt

Posted on 08/25/2004 12:51:45 PM PDT by NorCoGOP

August 25, 2004 Posted at 12:30 PM, Pacific

DID THE DOG GO INTO CAMBODIA? DID THE DOG BARK AT THE CIA MAN, THUS PROMPTING THE CIA MAN TO GIVE KERRY THE HAT? WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DOG?

This Washington Times story by John McCaslin raises a host of new questiosn for John Kerry:

"VC surfaces A new four-legged angle -- actually a dog named "VC" -- has suddenly materialized surrounding Sen. John Kerry 's swift boat service in Vietnam.

In a 2004 presidential candidate questionnaire for Humane USA, Mr. Kerry was asked whether any pets have had an impact on his life.

"I have always had pets in my life, and there are a few that I remember very fondly," Mr. Kerry replied. "When I was serving on a Swift Boat in Vietnam, my crewmates and I had a dog we called VC.

"One day as our Swift Boat was heading up a river, a mine exploded hard under our boat," he continued. "After picking ourselves up, we discovered VC was MIA (missing in action). Several minutes of frantic search followed, after which we thought we'd lost him. We were relieved when another boat called asking if we were missing a dog."

Said Mr. Kerry: "It turns out VC was catapulted from the deck of our boat and landed, confused but unhurt, on the deck of another boat in our patrol."

J.J. Scheele, program director of Humane USA, confirmed yesterday that her organization did, in fact, receive the above statement from the Kerry campaign.

No military records on Mr. Kerry's Web site, which aides say is a complete accounting, mention a mine exploding under his boat or any dog. The only report of a mine detonating "near" Mr. Kerry's PCF 94 was March 13, 1969, when Mr. Kerry says he was injured and a man knocked overboard."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: hughhewitt; kerry; mccaslin; vcdog
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To: OldFriend
He named the dog....VC

OK...now I am confused. I thought Kerry was the lap-dog of the VC????

51 posted on 08/25/2004 1:15:30 PM PDT by Onelifetogive (* Sarcasm tag ALWAYS required. For some FReepers, sarcasm can NEVER be obvious enough.)
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To: NorCoGOP

52 posted on 08/25/2004 1:15:56 PM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: sarasota

It's a bird, It's a plane, It's Superdog!

53 posted on 08/25/2004 1:18:14 PM PDT by tapatio
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To: Bogey78O
I can imagine Kerry sitting in an old style tan hunter hat with a large moustache puffing on a pipe in a study.

LOL.........wasn't there a cartoon character that told tall tales like that?

54 posted on 08/25/2004 1:21:22 PM PDT by MamaLucci (Libs, want answers on 911? Ask Clinton why he met with Monica more than with his CIA director.)
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To: Onelifetogive

What was the hamster's name....Uncle Ho?


55 posted on 08/25/2004 1:21:36 PM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: NorCoGOP

Max Clelland and Jim Rasmussen must be paid employees of the Kerry campaign to make the expensive trip to Crawford, TX.

Kind of pathetic to see two grown men whining on behalf of their "great leader and glorious hero of the Socialist people" who said to GWB: "bring it on."


56 posted on 08/25/2004 1:22:15 PM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: Neville72

No Silver Star for you, mud puppy. You've tracked dirt into our living room.

But seriously, I would have tried being more subtle, and suggested this story needs to be vetted before the evildoers at FR get wind of it.

I don't go to DU. I'm not sure my firewall is strong enough to resist all the cooties.


57 posted on 08/25/2004 1:22:22 PM PDT by js1138 (Speedy architect of perfect labyrinths.)
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To: AHerald
Another Seared--Seared--Memory From a John Kerry speech commemorating Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 20, 2003:

I remember well April 1968--I was serving in Vietnam--a place of violence--when the news reports brought home to me and my crewmates the violence back home--and the tragic news that one of the bullets flying that terrible spring took the life of that unabashedly maladjusted citizen.

In fact, Kerry did not go to Vietnam until November 1968.

My God! When it comes to lying, this guy makes Clinton look like a piker!

58 posted on 08/25/2004 1:24:27 PM PDT by MamaLucci (Libs, want answers on 911? Ask Clinton why he met with Monica more than with his CIA director.)
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To: AHerald

One question - was Kerry on that destroyer in April 1968?

He considers that Vietnam service. His first tour, in fact.

Seriously - do those who should know consider that type of service "serving in Vietnam?"


59 posted on 08/25/2004 1:25:21 PM PDT by michaelt
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To: NorCoGOP

This story was first approached about half a month ago.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1191248/posts


60 posted on 08/25/2004 1:27:43 PM PDT by Rastus (Forget it, Moby! I'm voting for Bush!)
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To: Dog Gone; Dog; onyx

Rassman,

Licorice the Hamster.

VC the Dog.

Kerry's nautical stories always seem to have someone, or some animal, falling into the water to be rescued.


61 posted on 08/25/2004 1:29:00 PM PDT by Shermy (Yet another Kerry nanonuance)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
For if it can be determined WHEN it was taken

I keep wondering the same also ... I'm also wondering if that is a bruise on his arm

62 posted on 08/25/2004 1:29:01 PM PDT by Mo1 (FR NEWS ALERT .... John Kerry over dosed on Botox and thinks he's Bob KerrEy)
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To: MamaLucci

Yeah. ALGORE.


63 posted on 08/25/2004 1:31:16 PM PDT by mywholebodyisaweapon
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To: Moomah
I thought military had to have military haircuts

I don't know the answer to that

I have a brother that joined the Marines back in 72 and all the years he was in .. the top of his hair was never that long

64 posted on 08/25/2004 1:31:35 PM PDT by Mo1 (FR NEWS ALERT .... John Kerry over dosed on Botox and thinks he's Bob KerrEy)
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To: AHerald

I think he was serving off the coast of Nam.


65 posted on 08/25/2004 1:33:56 PM PDT by Bogey78O (John Kerry: Better than Ted Kennedy!)
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To: Onelifetogive
He named his dog for the VC........can you imagine anyone really doing that. He was on their side, that's the only reason I can think of.

Who would name their dog for their enemy?

It would be like NYers naming their pets for the hi jackers.

66 posted on 08/25/2004 1:35:21 PM PDT by OldFriend (WAR IS THE REMEDY OUR ENEMIES HAVE CHOSEN)
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To: NorCoGOP

This is starting to make Gore and Clinton look like amateurs.


67 posted on 08/25/2004 1:38:45 PM PDT by tkathy (The choice is clear. Big tent or no tent.)
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To: Bogey78O; michaelt
I think he was serving off the coast of Nam.

Good job. You both caught what I had totally missed, namely that Kerry was on the USS Gridley at that time. That means that the Opinion Journal has made a mistake and this quote doesn't qualify as a Kerry whopper. Fair is fair, even to a pathological liar like JFK.

68 posted on 08/25/2004 1:40:33 PM PDT by AHerald
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To: Mo1

Wonder if the bump on the jerk's arm is a Purple Heart wound?


69 posted on 08/25/2004 1:41:05 PM PDT by lonestar (Me, too!--Weinie)
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To: rlfoust
Wrote Kerry: "I knew firsthand from my tours [sic] of duty in Vietnam the bravery and distinction with which gay soldiers served their country."

Obviously he meant his gay "New Soldiers" after he left Vietnam that slurred their country.


70 posted on 08/25/2004 1:47:43 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: lonestar
Wonder if the bump on the jerk's arm is a Purple Heart wound?

Well .. if we can find the date the picture was taken, we'll know

71 posted on 08/25/2004 1:51:48 PM PDT by Mo1 (FR NEWS ALERT .... John Kerry over dosed on Botox and thinks he's Bob KerrEy)
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To: Legion

John Kerry is Mr. Neutron, with Theresa Heinz Kerry as Mrs. S.C.U.M.


72 posted on 08/25/2004 1:53:01 PM PDT by Polonius (It's called logic, it'll help you.)
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To: js1138

I've heard this story before but it was not involving Kerry.


73 posted on 08/25/2004 1:58:54 PM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (You can turn your head away from the Berg video and still hear Al Queda's calls to prayer.)
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To: Shermy

LOL!
They sure enough do.


74 posted on 08/25/2004 2:00:46 PM PDT by onyx (JohnKerry -- the standard bearer for the unbearable)
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To: alex

"Dims are unable to field a sane candidate two elections in the row."

That's the reason they are Democrats!


75 posted on 08/25/2004 2:01:58 PM PDT by olinr
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To: NorCoGOP

Kerry is a gift that keeps on giving. He has been reduced to nothing more than a joke....a bad joke!


76 posted on 08/25/2004 2:10:13 PM PDT by Gator113
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To: Legion

Of course! Teddy Salad, the CIA undercover agent exposed by the Pythons...


77 posted on 08/25/2004 2:17:48 PM PDT by stubb
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To: NorCoGOP

There once was a pup named VC
Who rode boats with other Swiftees
A blast from behind
Caused by an enemy mine
Was seared in the mind of the nominee

Did VC land on feet or on hip
When tossed off of that small little ship?
He was only a pup
Not yet a grown up
And already knew how to flop and to flip

Where had he learned this neat little trick
To dodge and to fake and to slip
It must have been John
His friend al along
Who taught him to flip flop so smooth and so quick


78 posted on 08/25/2004 2:25:44 PM PDT by dblshot (Whose account can I count on?)
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To: daumal

Like grandma' always told me ,"always tell the truth and you won't have to remember every word you say".


79 posted on 08/25/2004 2:31:38 PM PDT by ping jockey ("It only takes $.13 to do the job right")
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To: HairOfTheDog; jrlc

Here's a doggie story for you.

A mine explosion so hard it threw VC from one boat to another. Yet, miraculously, Kerry's boat could carry on.


80 posted on 08/25/2004 2:35:54 PM PDT by Shermy (Yet another Kerry nanonuance)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The dog was later recovered by another boat.

I think you need to take another look. Your comment could read as if the dog fell into the water. But Kerry's report says the dog was blown not into the water, but onto another boat!

That's some explosion, and Kerry's boat could carry on...

81 posted on 08/25/2004 2:38:04 PM PDT by Shermy (Yet another Kerry nanonuance)
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To: Shermy

Must have something to do with his potty training.
John what's that in your hand?
Thum ding I save from the potty.


82 posted on 08/25/2004 2:38:37 PM PDT by dblshot (Whose account can I count on?)
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To: randog

So true. How times have we seen ner do wells log on here with some type to claim to fame only to be shot down in flames five posts later.


83 posted on 08/25/2004 2:39:19 PM PDT by ping jockey ("It only takes $.13 to do the job right")
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To: NorCoGOP

Incoming!


84 posted on 08/25/2004 2:42:13 PM PDT by itsamelman (“Announcing your plans is a good way to hear God laugh.” -- Al Swearengen)
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To: NorCoGOP
One day as our Swift Boat was heading up a river, a mine exploded hard under our boat," he continued. "After picking ourselves up, we discovered VC was MIA (missing in action). Several minutes of frantic search followed, after which we thought we'd lost him. We were relieved when another boat called asking if we were missing a dog." Said Mr. Kerry: "It turns out VC was catapulted from the deck of our boat and landed, confused but unhurt, on the deck of another boat in our patrol."

Excuse me? I thought Kerry has affirmed, along with the press, that the boats work too far apart for this to be possible? You know, as in "not serving on the same boat so you don't know what happened"? Since I'm a conservative I must be wrong, silly me!

85 posted on 08/25/2004 2:48:00 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Save a Democrat! Vote Republican!)
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To: NorCoGOP
So, Kerry went back to pick up the dog... not Rassman.

Combat K-9's for Bush do not endorse this thread.

86 posted on 08/25/2004 2:54:39 PM PDT by Mr.Atos
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To: Republican Red
They were wondering about the dog....looking around frantically for him?

Ummm...weren't they under enemy fire at the time?

I dunno, but if that was me, the whereabouts of a puppy would be the LAST thing on my mind...until I got to safety.

87 posted on 08/25/2004 3:03:19 PM PDT by IrishRainy
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To: NorCoGOP
Kerry's dog story sounds like it's right out of Apocalypse Now.  It's in the original movie and Redux. Another striking similarity, while it's logical to have occurred in real life, is where Chief Phillipssays: :"Sanpan off the port bow -- sanpan off the port bow." The chief said: paraphrasing: "We have to check it out. They've been running supplies up the river". They proceeded to lose their cool and shot up the boat and innocents then found a puppy in a basket.

Later in the movie after another moment of mass confusion and return fire Lance (surfer guy) calls out: "Where's the dog?! Where's the dog?!"

88 posted on 08/25/2004 3:26:21 PM PDT by Zon
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To: Zon

I did not know Kerry was African-American back in Nam?


89 posted on 08/25/2004 3:32:56 PM PDT by Mr.Atos
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To: Mr.Atos
LOL

Yep. He was also a chef, a saucé. Ala, Jay 'Chef' Hicks -- a French chef from New Orleans. Which was from the original movie. It wasn't until twenty years later in Redux that the French political scenario returned to the movie.

90 posted on 08/25/2004 3:49:44 PM PDT by Zon
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To: Zon
Bwahaha! So when do we get to hear about the 'friggin' tiger, Man'

Bodle-de-wee-dap!

91 posted on 08/25/2004 3:53:34 PM PDT by Mr.Atos
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To: hetzman
Kerry has a million stories

None of them true.

92 posted on 08/25/2004 3:56:53 PM PDT by pbear8 (Swifties plus POWs = Senator Kerry)
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To: pbear8

Did the Dog get a PH ?


93 posted on 08/25/2004 4:03:27 PM PDT by Empireoftheatom48 (God bless our troops!! Our President and those who fight against the awful commie, liberal left!!)
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To: Empireoftheatom48

No, the dog was an honorable mutt and did not put in for one.


94 posted on 08/25/2004 4:09:07 PM PDT by pbear8 (Swifties plus POWs = Senator Kerry)
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To: pbear8
None of them true.

Now that is ridiculously slanderous of you. In fact, I had a Lefty tell me just today, that Kerry is telling the truth, as is Move-On and that the 200+ SBVets are lying "scumbags" paid for by Karl Rove and have been utterly refuted on every claim.

Now we have the dog story, complete with a convenient picture of said entree... cause you see he was, as Zon. pointed out, a French Saucer-guy. They chased a tiger through the jungle. Their Swiftboat hit a mine that sunk the #3 boat, throwing Rassman into the water and VC onto the #4 boat. Later they were torpedoed by a Jap sub while delivering A-bomb parts in the South Pacific and nearly the entire crew eaten by sharks, but not before Kerry rescued them in a Klingon Bird of Prey captured in battle and propelled around the sun back in time to pick up a humpback whale and deliver it to the planet Cambodia in the Vega sector.

I'm there, Man. You just need to have faith.

95 posted on 08/25/2004 4:14:12 PM PDT by Mr.Atos
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To: Neville72

Well done, Neville 72! Keep up the good work, with another email front.


96 posted on 08/25/2004 4:44:31 PM PDT by sarasota
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To: mohresearcher

He says Bring it on before he says Make it stop. And the flipflop continuum goes on.


97 posted on 08/25/2004 4:47:22 PM PDT by sarasota
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To: Mr.Atos
You just need to have faith

Guess I dont have the faith. Kerry is such a wacko, can anyone explain how in the flyin' hell this guy polls at 50%? A friggin' dead heat against a decent and visionary leader such as Bush? What gives? Is this country that far gone? (rhetorical question)

98 posted on 08/25/2004 4:51:09 PM PDT by blasater1960 ( Ishmaelites...Still a wild-ass of a people....)
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To: js1138

And no one is supposed to question it.


99 posted on 08/25/2004 4:54:34 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: blasater1960
The polls are likely as accurate as the so-called News. The landscape has changed, beyond the pundits ancient biases and methodologies. The secrets of America are yet retained.

It aint over 'til its over and we really do not know until the Ketchup lady sings.

Keep hammering the front line!

Atos

100 posted on 08/25/2004 5:08:08 PM PDT by Mr.Atos
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