Skip to comments.SENATOR KERRY,AMERICANS WANT TO SEE YOUR ENTIRE MILITARY RECORD
Posted on 09/04/2004 8:11:36 AM PDT by CHARLITE
Senator Kerry, Americans want to see your entire Military Record by Col. Bob Pappas, USMC, Ret.
It is well known that John Kerry testified before the Congress in 1971 and his testimony although both disputable and refutable in factual, ethical, and Constitutional terms, is an indisputable historical fact. Now and forever, Kerrys ignominious testimony soils the record and good name of millions of Veterans and the United States of America. How that testimony came about, and what Kerrys political aspirations were then, are self-evident now.
Kerry was at home among Senators who had a likeminded agenda in 1971 and both were grandstanding, but Kerry erroneously thought it would light a fuse and rocket him to political stardom. But those old coots flushed him like a used Tampax. Not to be deterred from his ambitions, Kerry carefully calculated marriage to the right, wealthy woman and engineered affiliation with leftists elitists to establish himself as a true Massachusetts liberal; and that put him back on the road to his self-ordained messianic mission of becoming the second JFK.
The indisputable fact is that in order to advance his own political ambitions, John Kerry chose to malign millions of military members who were serving honorably for a worthy cause in Vietnam, the cause of Freedom! One must ask, is the cause of Freedom ever unworthy?
Clearly, Kerrys actions were unworthy when analyzed in the bright light of truth. Rather than Freedom, Kerry not arguably, but certifiably supported tyranny and despotism following departure from his micro Tour of Duty. (Two tours? For those in the know, what a laugh!)
Regarding whether or not Saddam Hussein should have been removed as dictator of Iraq, Kerry is consistent only in his ambivalence. When he senses that the American public favors the War on Terrorism, he is a War on Terrorism Candidate. In the alternative, when Kerry senses that the WOT declines in importance or that it engenders antipathy among Americans, Kerry is against the WOT.
The cause of Freedom is only a convenient adjunct to Kerrys political aspirations and personal ambitions.
Kerrys flip flops are so numerous and so well known, that no amount of spin by his campaign or George Soros multi-million dollar support of Moveon.org to mold and control public perception, can overcome the reality of Kerrys post-Vietnam Constitutionally treasonous behavior. In similar vein, Moores Americans may be as dumb as he has so emphatically characterized them to be (since there are indeed many who embrace his fictional 911 piece), but mainstream Americans are not stupid since they can plainly see Kerrys flip flops and his consistent dissimulation.
Americans dont like it (and they dont easily forget) when one of their own stabs America in the back with the treachery of a reincarnated Benedict Arnold. Kerry is indisputably guilty of stabbing America in the back while wrapping himself in the Freedom of Speech provision of the First Amendment, (if one chooses to ignore the Constitutional proscription against giving aid and comfort to the Nations enemies) and of tacitly, if not actually, supporting two despots.
For over a year so called, liberals, the Democrat Party, including Kerry and his co-candidates, smeared, maligned, cursed, vilified, and otherwise bashed the President. Undoubtedly, the President deserved some of it, but it is totally hypocritical and disingenuous for Kerry and his fellow travelers have the temerity to tell the American people that Swift Boat Veterans for Truth are engaging in a smear campaign against Senator Kerry on behalf of the Republican Party. That is beyond absurd, it is beyond outrageous; it is comical!
Is the Republican Party gleeful that Kerry is getting his due? The writers guess is, you bet! And it couldnt happen to a nicer girlyman.
A friend called during the Presidents wide ranging and thoughtful acceptance speech. The friend was wringing his hands at the divisiveness that pollutes the political air, he cried that the debate ought to be about the issues. It wasnt too long before he learned that as far as this writer is concerned, Mr. Kerry is the issue. As it has been aptly pointed out that before Kerry can debate the President, he must first finish the debate with himself, a debate that began before Vietnam.
Where the President and others applaud Kerry for his Vietnam service, this writer does not. Why wont Kerry release his entire military record? Kerry s campaign asserts that he has, but there are at least three indisputable possibilities:
1. the Kerry Campaign commits an intentional fallacy; 2. speaks a lie; or, 3. is intentionally withholding damaging information from public release.
The instructions on Standard Form 180 state in part:
2. Restrictions on release of information. Release of information is subject to restrictions imposed by the military services consistent with Department of Defense regulations and the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act of 1974. The service member (either past or present) or the member's legal guardian has access to almost any information contained in that member's own record. Others requesting information from military personnel/health records must have the release authorization in Section III of the SF 180 signed by the member or legal guardian From everything this writer has read on the subject, Kerry has refused to honor requests that he comply with the last portion above.
Until Kerry releases his entire military service record, as the President has, Americans must assume that Kerry is hiding something that would destroy his candidacy. This is most likely the case, and thus it is a matter of utmost importance for him not to release the records; and that makes it a most urgent matter of the utmost importance for Americans to demand Kerrys entire military record be released. No release, no consideration.
Except for sugar coating it, Zell Miller said it all, and well.
Imagine Kerrys behavior before a Senate Committee during WWII similar to the way he testified in 1971, arguing that the attack on Pearl Harbor was Americas fault, that there was no threat from Germany, and that American servicemen cut off heads, blew up bodies, and behaved worse than Genghis Khan; then have the unmitigated gall to wrap himself in the Flag, and dripping with patriotism, salute, and tell the American public that he is reporting for duty? Hed be run out of town; and mainstream Americans are getting ready to do precisely that on November 2nd!
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That's telling it like it is. Can't get much more graphic than that!!!
Considering that all of Kerry's commanders except one have signed th Swift Boat veterans letter opposed to a Kerry presidency, we have to assume there's something in those records that Kerry is frightened for us to see.
It's probably comments like "unfit to command" in his performance appraisal records.
It's probably comments like "unfit to command" in his performance appraisal records
lol! to be sure!
Why isn't Bush/Cheney hammering the Kerry team to open both their military and medical records to the voting public? Why isn't Brit Hume and Fox News doing the same?
It would put Kerry in his deepest hole yet. If he doesn't, he will be viewed as having something to hide, if he does, he will be exposed. That is, if there is something to hide. We just don't know. We can't wait for the elite media to do it. Maybe some emails to the major networks would help.
To Kerry: Be sure and mark the 'Undeleted' box on the Standard Form 180 (Rev. 02-02). . . . and be sure to supply dates for both Active and Reserve Service dates and National Guard, if applicable. Thank you very much.
P.S.: Also list all other documents, health records, investigations, and ALL information relative to your service dates in SECTION II, Item 2, including fitness reports, Captain's Masts and/or Court Martials, disciplinary actions and administratvie hearings if any. Thanks again.
John Kerry had a plan. He would threaten any news outlet that dared to print a negative story about him. He would stop anyone from releasing facts about his past.
Well Mr. Kerry, you underestimated the SwiftBoat Vets and you will soon accept the fact that "WE ARE NOT STUPID".
Kerry had a bout of prostate cancer at the beginning of this year, right? That alone should be followed up on and reported to the public.
You make perfect sense. Why the Republicans are not using this opportunity, I have NO idea. They desperately need to continue running this campaign as well as their convention. Maybe after the 60 minute smear piece, they will.
Absolutely. And, whether Kerry opens those records or not...its hurting his campaign. Kerry's team has to decide which will hurt him less. My guess is they'll keep taking the hits and never open those records.
Of COURSE! It was a right-wing mafia hit on Kerry's good name, doncha see? The Republicans stole the election again! No one ever sees the records, no one knows the truth, so the truth is what the Maindream media and the leftist cretans SAY it is.
I'd for starters like to see the records BEHIND his 1st Purple Heart.
With the Boston Whaler operating in the dark with night scopes, and only THREE men on board, and the backup boat too far to see anything, WHO WOULD BE LYING?
and 'unknown' engineman)
The records BEHIND THIS FIRST PURPLE HEART
should either SINK THE SWIFTVETS
or else SINK KERRY. Is this WHY Kerry won't release them?
Who needs TWO enginemen to operate one outboard motor?
on Sunday, April 18, 2004, when NBC correspondent Tim Russert questioned Kerry on national television about the skimmer incident, Kerry described the incident as the most frightening night of his Vietnam experience.
I think Hewitt retired.
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