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WINDSURFER WATERLOO (why the surfboard--not the snowboard--is Kerry's Achilles' heel)
NRO ^ | 9.26.04 | Mia T

Posted on 09/26/2004 3:49:00 AM PDT by Mia T

WINDSURFER WATERLOO
why the surfboard--not the snowboard--is Kerry's Achilles' heel



by Mia T, 9.26.04




THE HOT DEBATE OVER THE WINDSURFING AD [09/23 11:54 AM]

There is apparently much debate about the windsurfing ad over at the Corner. Here's the CNN summary of the charges and countercharges so far:

Underscoring the Bush attacks was a new television ad showing Kerry windsurfing to the strains of the "Blue Danube" waltz. A narrator reads a list of what the Bush campaign contends are the senator's vacillating positions on the Iraq war, education and Medicare.

The ad ends with the tag line: "John Kerry. Whichever way the wind blows."

The Kerry campaign reacted angrily to the ad, charging that its "lighthearted" approach was inappropriate in the middle of a war.

"This is a shameful advertisement that shows a disturbing disregard for those fighting and sacrificing in Iraq," said Kerry spokesman Mike McCurry, who demanded that the president repudiate it.

Edwards offered a similar critique during an appearance in Miami, Florida.

"Today George Bush is laughing again. Over 1,000 Americans have lost their lives. Americans are being beheaded. Iraq is a mess, and they think this is a joke," Edwards said. "It is clear they have no idea how to protect our troops, but they will do anything to protect their jobs."

Bush campaign spokesman Scott Stanzel defended the ad, saying that "what's disturbing is John Kerry's various shifting positions on the war on Iraq."

"What the ad spells out is that it's important to have a leader whose word we can believe not only on the day they say it but the next day as well," Stanzel said. "There is no weather vane on top of the White House. This country needs leaders who stand for something when the times are good and when the times are bad."

The Kerry campaign released a new spot, denouncing the windsurfing commercial as "a juvenile and tasteless attack ad."

Thought one: There's a quick and easy way that Kerry can stop the ads that are calling him a flip-flopper: Stop flip-flopping.

Thought two: If you don't want the Bush campaign to run ads featuring footage of John Kerry windsurfing, stop inviting television crews to record Kerry windsurfing.

Thought three: If the ad is so "juvenile and tasteless", why does the new Kerry ad not show the picture of John Kerry windsurfing? Could this be because some focus group somewhere concluded that windsurfing looks like a pastime of the idle rich?

Your humble correspondent wonders if the Blue Danube waltz was the wrong music for the commercial. Maybe Doris Day/Mari Wilson/Lila Downs "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps":

You only tell me 'Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps.'

A million times i ask you,
and then i ask you over
again, you only answer
perhaps, perhaps, perhaps.

if you can't make your mind up,
we'll never get started.'

UPDATE: About a billion Kerry Spot readers point out that the Kerry campaign is complaining about a lack of seriousness right after their man has done interviews with Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Dr. Phil, and Regis.

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Windsurfing in the Persian Gulf
WHY JOHN KERRY IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA

by Mia T, 9.24.04


Kerry is UNFIT #21:
THUMBSUCKER SERIES
-BOARDHEAD TO THE RESCUE-

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"I mean, I was in Safwan. I went there when the signing of the armistice took place at the end of the war."

John Kerry
The O'Reilly Factor, 2001







ohn Kerry's odd phrasing, above, suggests he was more likely windsurfing in the Persian Gulf than witnessing the signing of the Gulf-War cease fire. (Kerry's prior relevant vote, as well as his tawdry dilettantish tendencies, would tend to support this view.)

Similarly, Kerry's statements about the Iraq War hint at cognitive and ethical, if not corporeal, absence; they tell us more about John Kerry than simply what his Iraq-War politics may be.

WINDSUCKER

Anyway the wind blows is fine with me
Anyway the wind blows, it don't matter to me

--Frank Zappa

Windsurfing, like war, transcends the particular in its revelations about John Kerry. Although windsurfing is delicious metaphor--witness the recent Bush-Cheney ad--windsurfing in its most literal, technical sense is what best exposes Kerry for what he is--a wussy, opportunistic fraud.

RIGGED

Kerry's gear is the dead giveaway.

Kerry sails on what boardheads call "light air,"--one just cannot escape the metaphors here-- i.e., a gigantic sail estimated at 11 square meters, and a humongous board providing redundant flotation.

According to expert windsurfer, Paul Kotik:

"No hard-core windsurfer would be caught dead on a rig like that. If you need a sail that big and a board the size of the Titanic, then guess what ? It isn't windy enough to go sailing! Real sailors head out when high winds call for sails in the 5 square meter size, or smaller, and boards so small (and therefore fast and maneuverable) that they won't even float the sailor unless they are moving along at a decent clip. They are big skis, not small boats. Kerry's wussy rig is what you use when you must be seen to be windsurfing. Sailing a rig like that is to real windsurfing what skippering a supertanker is to riding a jetski... The hardcore windsurfer's credo is "Just say 'no" to six-point-oh", meaning that if you need a sail in a size bigger than 5.0 square meters, there ain't no point."

A windsurfer friend of mine, Rod, adds this observation, "Long boards typically have something called a centerboard or a daggerboard which acts as a fulcrum for turning large boards like [Kerry's]. Daggerboards are for total weenies."

Visible in Kerry's Nantucket windsurfing photo-op video is what appears to be evidence of a daggerboard--the knob on top of the board that controls dagger position.

Rod continues, "Up-hauling is another weenie windsurf situation. If the wind is so light that you stand on top of the board and pull the mast up out of the water to begin sailing, there is very little wind. Water starting is... what keeps most people out of the experienced ranks... It is the only way to start in high wind/deep water conditions."

Conversely, according to Rod, some wind is required in a water start. "In a water start, you are not standing on anything, just floating in deep water. You 'fly' the sail, controlling it just inches above the your head and the water, moving your feet onto the board; the sailor pops the sail up filling it with wind, which pulls you up onto the board in one maneuver and propels the board forward."

Kerry's gigantic sail suggests a deliberate wind-avoidance strategy and, hence, an up-hauling, not water-starting, boarding technique scenario. Indeed, given Kerry's reflexive avoidance of high wind/deep water conditions over the years, weenie up-hauling is the only credible scenario.

 

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1 posted on 09/26/2004 3:49:02 AM PDT by Mia T
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To: WorkingClassFilth; jla; Gail Wynand; Brian Allen; Wolverine; Lonesome in Massachussets; IVote2; ...


2 posted on 09/26/2004 3:54:02 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: jla

ping


3 posted on 09/26/2004 3:55:32 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Wolverine

ping


4 posted on 09/26/2004 3:56:07 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

Kerry goes which ever way the wind blows. Even his hobby encompasses that.


5 posted on 09/26/2004 4:02:52 AM PDT by beyond the sea (Free Martha Mitchell......... and Jail Teraaaaaayza - let them run around naked, at least the kids)
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To: Mia T

You rock Mia. You're becoming an FR institution!.


6 posted on 09/26/2004 4:10:14 AM PDT by zarf
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To: Mia T
Your humble correspondent wonders if the Blue Danube waltz was the wrong music for the commercial. Maybe Doris Day/Mari Wilson/Lila Downs "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps"

Or, Peggy Lee's, "Is That All There Is".

7 posted on 09/26/2004 4:15:06 AM PDT by beyond the sea (Free Martha Mitchell......... and Jail Teraaaaaayza - let them run around naked, at least the kids)
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To: Mia T

Democrats dont get the joke. The Joke is John Kerry


8 posted on 09/26/2004 4:47:28 AM PDT by sgtbono2002 (I aint wrong, I aint sorry , and I am probably going to do it again.)
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To: Mia T

IMO, all of J F'n K's little boy sports antics--snowboarding, windsurfing, dress-up biking, footballing-- is a good deal of why a lot of women aren't buying into his schtick. Contrasted w/ the dominant image of what Bush does when he has a little time off--working on the homeplace-- Kerry comes up as an irresponsible & spoiled little boy. I'm having a tough time conjuring up an image of little john-boy even running a Weedeater around one of Teresa's many mansions...


9 posted on 09/26/2004 5:02:18 AM PDT by elli1
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To: beyond the sea; All
The Kerry campaign reacted angrily to the ad, charging that its "lighthearted" approach was inappropriate in the middle of a war.

"This is a shameful advertisement that shows a disturbing disregard for those fighting and sacrificing in Iraq," said Kerry spokesman Mike McCurry, who demanded that the president repudiate it.

Edwards offered a similar critique during an appearance in Miami, Florida.

"Today George Bush is laughing again. Over 1,000 Americans have lost their lives. Americans are being beheaded. Iraq is a mess, and they think this is a joke," Edwards said. "It is clear they have no idea how to protect our troops, but they will do anything to protect their jobs."

 

Au contraire. (There they go again with their sloppy conflation schemes.)

By conflating the two charges--judgment and patriotism-- John Kerry and the Left expose their guilty knowledge of same. And it doesn't matter whether it was done with Machiavellian calculation or out of simple naiveté.

Seditious rhetoric and expressions of legitimate differences of opinion are not mutually exclusive constructs, David Gergen notwithstanding. But because the Left's wartime rhetoric about Bush is abusive, undermining, irrational, and ultimately empty, it can only be sedition.

Mia T
YOO-HOO! UNDECIDEDS + "PERSUADABLES"
HEAR THE SPEECH JOHN KERRY DOESN'T WANT YOU TO HEAR

(WHY INFORMED, RATIONAL DEMOCRATS WILL VOTE FOR BUSH)

It is precisely President Bush's high regard and concern for the troops that require him to expose the danger that would be posed by a commander-in-chief kerry...

Given the critical importance of the message, the ad was exactly the way to go.

Humor will increase the audience, and the windsurfer metaphor is great shorthand (not only for Kerry's shifting positions, but also for his priorities, i.e., windsurfing in Nantucket vs. getting briefed on al Qaeda plans of a large-scale attack on the United States.

"Well, I haven't been briefed [about the new al Qaeda plans of a large-scale attack on the United States] yet, Larry. They have offered to brief me; I just haven't had time."

John Kerry
Larry King Live
July 8, 2004


 

Bush campaign spokesman Scott Stanzel defended the ad, saying that "what's disturbing is John Kerry's various shifting positions on the war on Iraq."

To be more precise (if somewhat less politic), what's killing our troops and emboldening the enemy--and what may kill Americans--is John Kerry, a self-serving, shifting, undermining and ultimately seditious big-league scold.

 


10 posted on 09/26/2004 5:33:38 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T
There is a major difference between the windsurfing ad and the one put out by the DNC in retaliation (quick, fast and in a hurry). I observed the difference when they were both played on Hannity & Colmes the other evening. Windsurfing Ad: source - Kerry Rebuttal Ad: source - articles from NYT, WaPo, CNN, USAtoday & some small newspaper from somewhere (objective, factual sources, no?) I'm surprised they didn't quote disgusting Mikey Moore and/or his shlockumentary!
11 posted on 09/26/2004 5:47:10 AM PDT by LarkNeelie
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To: Mia T

bttt


12 posted on 09/26/2004 5:47:39 AM PDT by bmwcyle (I wear sleepwear therefore I think)
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To: LarkNeelie
MOORE IS LESS--THE MOVIE
WHY JOHN KERRY IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA
 
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COPYRIGHT MIA T 2004


13 posted on 09/26/2004 5:52:46 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

good morning
& bttt


14 posted on 09/26/2004 5:57:19 AM PDT by firewalk
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To: Mia T

15 posted on 09/26/2004 6:20:18 AM PDT by jws3sticks (Hillary can take a very long walk on a very short pier, anytime, and the sooner the better!)
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To: Mia T
Underscoring the Bush attacks was a new television ad showing Kerry windsurfing to the strains of the "Blue Danube" waltz.

Now there's a talented adman! I wish I could see this ad. I knew the minute I saw the photo of Kerry windsurfing off Martha's Vineyard that he'd made a huge political blunder. His campaign advisors must have lost it.

Kerry: "I love baseball. I love football. I love sports. French skiers."

Oh, yes---man of the people. When he's not windsurfing, he's snowboarding, mountain climbing, skiing, parasailing or tooling around town on his eight thousand dollar bicycle.

The Kerry campaign reacted angrily to the ad, charging that its "lighthearted" approach was inappropriate in the middle of a war.

Humor is a dangerous thing during a war.

16 posted on 09/26/2004 6:29:08 AM PDT by newsworthy (That's not my SUV, that's the family's SUV.)
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To: Mia T
Kerry........... a big-league scold.

God is that true........ and repulsive!

18 posted on 09/26/2004 6:49:17 AM PDT by beyond the sea (Free Martha Mitchell......... and Jail Teraaaaaayza - let them run around naked, at least the kids)
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To: Baynative

Excellent (three times!)


19 posted on 09/26/2004 6:50:31 AM PDT by beyond the sea (Free Martha Mitchell......... and Jail Teraaaaaayza - let them run around naked, at least the kids)
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To: elli1

**IMO, all of J F'n K's little boy sports antics--snowboarding, windsurfing, dress-up biking, footballing-- is a good deal of why a lot of women aren't buying into his schtick. Contrasted w/ the dominant image of what Bush does when he has a little time off--working on the homeplace-- Kerry comes up as an irresponsible & spoiled little boy. I'm having a tough time conjuring up an image of little john-boy even running a Weedeater around one of Teresa's many mansions...**

Real woman want real men Kerry is not a real man and neither is Edwards I can't image what he does I am certain is nothing macho.

With Bush/Cheney you have 2 ranchers, fishermen and hunters they are past times not exclusively for men but normally associated with men and real men after all they do have their origins in bringing the food home for their woman. This is the image that Bush/Cheney give and women respond to that much more then men playing about on the water.


20 posted on 09/26/2004 7:35:35 AM PDT by snugs (An English Cheney Chick - BIG TIME)
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To: snugs

If you don't mind me asking --- what brought an English lady to admire our Vice President so much?


21 posted on 09/26/2004 7:40:26 AM PDT by jla
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To: Mia T

Once again you have a great collection!


22 posted on 09/26/2004 7:52:27 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Mia T

23 posted on 09/26/2004 8:08:46 AM PDT by SouthTexas
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To: Mia T
This is an area where I leave the FR reservation. It's quite obvious that Kerry is clumsily bending over backwards to establish himself as a "hip, new-age sportsman". And the fact that he's doing _so_many_ activities, while missing _so_many_ Senate votes, is absolutely fair game.

But it's ridiculous and childish to go attacking the sports themselves. They're SPORTS, meaning PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, and that, when done on a regular basis, is a damn GOOD THING. And some of us like sports that involve high speed, and that usually requires equipment & clothing that look a bit different from everyday clothing.

I have in my closet a couple of pairs of nice racing skis, and I hope not only to be able to use them again, but to be at a level that warrants use of a "spider suit", that I'm sure many here would make fun of.

I own good midrange triathlon and mountain bikes, and they aren't exactly cheap. I wear cycling shorts because they work, and I know a lot of hayseeds on FR who will say I deserve to be run over because of that.


I sometimes windsurf (on rented boards), and I still use a dagger board and uphaul my sail. I do these things because I like SPORTS and I like SPEED. And I'll beat the living snot out of anyone who says I'm any less of a man for doing these sports, and wearing their clothing. Besides, all this childish mockery gets in the way of addressing real issues facing the country _now_ - like health care costs exploding, the rise of China, offshoring, terrorist a-holes, the flood of immigrants, you name it. I know Kerry fails on these fronts too, but I'd like to hear an adult discussion (and smart challenge to Bush) on these issues, instead of the "ha-ha, look at what Kerry's doing today" posts.
24 posted on 09/26/2004 8:58:42 AM PDT by Yossarian (Remember: NOT ALL HEART ATTACKS HAVE TRADITIONAL SYMPTOMS!)
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To: Yossarian

I don't see people attacking the sports, games and other activities themselves, rather it's quite clearly mockery of Kerry's self-conscious, patronizing and contrived efforts to appear athletic and manly. The man's 60 years old - I don't care whether he can throw a football (he can't). I wouldn't care even if he were 30. It's his focus on such irrelevancies - to the exclusion of all else - that most here find so pathetic, not his choice of sports or games.


25 posted on 09/26/2004 9:07:15 AM PDT by mountaineer
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To: Mia T

Balm Bag...Wind Bag...What's the difference?


26 posted on 09/26/2004 9:16:55 AM PDT by Wolverine (A Concerned Citizen)
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To: Yossarian

To claim that this is a one-dimensional attack is absurd. Check some of the links. And you seem to be missing the allusion in the final line.

That said, I would argue that someone's gaming technique and choice of materiel in one arena tells us something about his gaming technique and choice of materiels in other arenas.


27 posted on 09/26/2004 9:22:53 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

strike the 's'--materiel--


28 posted on 09/26/2004 9:36:43 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: mountaineer

"I don't fall" bump


29 posted on 09/26/2004 9:37:50 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Yossarian
I do these things because I like SPORTS and I like SPEED. And I'll beat the living snot out of anyone who says I'm any less of a man for doing these sports, and wearing their clothing.

This is exactly what John Kerry is telling us during his ridiculous sporting photo-ops. It's immature. We don't need a President the likes SPORTS and likes SPEED. We also don't need a President who is the mood for beating the snot out of anyone that criticizes him.

Perhaps if John Kerry worked full-time at a real job he might not seem so silly in his lycra biking shorts and tumble-free ski togs.

30 posted on 09/26/2004 9:46:01 AM PDT by countess
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To: Yossarian; All
Wussy in windsurfing, wussy in war...

None other than liberal Democrat Ed Koch agrees that Kerry is, indeed, wussy in war... and that wussy in war is not a good thing...

 

Sunday, August 22, 2004



ELECTION 2004
Ed Koch: I'm voting for Bush
New York Democrat: Kerry doesn't have stomach to go after terrorists


Posted: August 22, 2004
7:02 p.m. Eastern

 

By Aaron Klein


© 2004 WorldNetDaily.com

 

Former New York City Mayor Edward Koch, a Democrat, will for the first time in his life vote for a Republican presidential candidate this year because he feels Kerry "doesn't have the stomach" to fight terrorism, Koch told WorldNetDaily.

"While I don't agree with Bush on a single domestic issue, they are all trumped by the issue of terrorism, where he has enunciated the Bush Doctrine and proven his ability to fight this war," said Koch. "The Democratic Party just doesn't have the stomach to go after terrorists."

 

Koch, now a partner in a Manhattan law firm, was mayor of New York from 1978-89, and served for nine years as a U.S. congressman until 1977. He's known for his liberal views on various issues, including his staunch support of same-sex marriage and leftist ideas for the economy and environment.

While he has in the past deviated from conventional liberal thinking, strongly supporting the death penalty and taking a hard line on "quality of life" issues, Koch has always supported Democratic presidential candidates.

But the former mayor says he was sickened by what he witnessed at the Democratic National Convention last month and now feels the Democratic Party is moving in the wrong direction.

"I saw Kerry surrounded by radical politicians like [former President Jimmy] Carter and [Sen. Ted] Kennedy. ... I know Kerry will succumb to their pressure if elected. They are with Kerry not because they like him, but because their true candidate Howard Dean couldn't get elected, and they wanted someone who they can have elected and dominate," charged Koch.

"As long as Kennedy and Robert Byrd are considered major leaders of the Democratic Party, and while we're seeing radical candidates like Howard Dean, whose radical-left supporters have been described by the press as 'Deaniacs,' the Democratic Party will be limited in its ability to serve the country well in times of crisis and war like we face now."

Koch thinks Kerry is putting on a facade by campaigning as tough on terrorism, and worries the Democratic nominee plans to pull American troops from Iraq prematurely, signaling to al-Qaida and terror-supporting Mideast dictators that the U.S. doesn't have the will to fight terrorism.

"Kerry says now that he'd stay in Iraq, but the people who support him would get out tomorrow. If he's president, they would pressure him to do that," Koch said. "They don't care what Kerry says now. They believe he is saying things simply to ingratiate himself with mainstream Democrats and some Republicans."

Koch has been impressed with Bush's response to the Sept. 11 attacks, and says terrorism must rank as the most important issue for voters in the November elections.

He says he supports Bush because "I think the Bush Doctrine of pre-emption is crucial. Bush says 'We will go after the terrorists and the countries that harbor them.' And he has demonstrated that he means it by invading Afghanistan and Iraq, both threats to their regions and to the U.S."

The security of Israel is another major issue for Koch, who is proud of his Jewish heritage and says he is frightened by the "prospects of disaster" in the Middle East if Kerry is elected president. Koch says he "cannot understand why Jews who care about Israel would vote Democrat this year."

"Look at what Kerry said before the Council on Foreign Relations, where he made his foreign-affairs positions known. He said if he were president, he'd select James Baker and Jimmy Carter as emissaries to Israel. They are two of the most hostile politicians toward Israel! These are the last people you'd send if you cared about the Jewish state and the Middle East.

"And when Kerry was accosted by Jewish leaders for saying that, he claimed he hadn't seen that part in his speech, that it was inserted at the last minute by staff people. Now as a politician, I know you read this kind of speech dozens of times. He knew it was in there. So Kerry doesn't tell the truth, either."

Many Jews feel Carter and Baker have taken a consistently pro-Palestinian line, and some were worried by Carter's comments at the convention, where he linked the Bush administration's policy toward Israel to anti-American sentiment.

"Violence has gripped the Holy Land, with the region increasingly swept by anti-American passions," Carter told the convention in a prime-time speech many Democrats said marked his revival as a central figure in the party.

Koch says he found it "both interesting and disturbing" that Kerry omitted any reference to Israel during his acceptance speech at the Democratic Convention.

"But I am convinced that President Bush will never trade Israel's special relationship with the U.S. for political support, be it domestic or international. Bush is probably the most supportive of Israel of any U.S. president in history. I doubt John Kerry and the Deaniacs who now embrace him would have the same resolve."

Koch points to Bush's isolation of Arafat, and his viewing of Israel as a strategic partner in the war on terror as positive foreign-policy elements.

Koch says he plans to campaign for Bush among the Jews of New York and South Florida in the coming two months. He says he will write a flurry of op-eds in Jewish newspapers, and has already started hitting the airwaves, talking to several Jewish radio shows, including Israel's Tovia Singer Radio Show, which many American Jews follow online.

"You see, I was elected mayor because New Yorkers trusted my insights and common sense," explains Koch. "And I believe they still do. They and the rest of America must realize Islamic terrorists want to destroy us, and there are hundreds of millions of them. I want a president who is willing to go after them before they have the chance to kill us."

 


Aaron Klein is WorldNetDaily's special Middle East correspondent, whose past interview subjects have included Yasser Arafat, Ehud Barak, Shlomo Ben Ami and leaders of the Taliban.



Why Bush Must Be Re-elected

Edward I. Koch
Thursday, July 22, 2004

I support the re-election of President George W. Bush. Why? Because I believe one issue overwhelms all others: the president's strong commitment to fight the forces of international terrorism regardless of the cost or how long it takes to achieve victory.

I do not agree with President Bush on a single major domestic issue, but in my view those issues pale in comparison with the threat of international terrorism. Osama bin Laden and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the evil poster boys of mass murder, are revered and supported by millions of Muslims throughout the world. The stated goal of al-Qaida and its supporters is to kill or convert every infidel, and that means Jews, Christians, Buddhists and everyone else who will not accept Islam's supremacy.

These terrorists are convinced that non-Islamic nations do not have the will and courage to persevere in this ongoing struggle, which could last decades. They believe the democracies are weak-willed and will ultimately yield to whatever demands are made upon them.

By withdrawing their troops from Iraq in response to terrorist attacks, Spain and the Philippines have already shown that, tragically, terror tactics, including suicide attacks, car bombings and the beheading of innocent civilians, do work.

The terrorists also intend to destroy moderate Muslim governments that want to live in peace with countries that are not Islamic.

Shortly after 9/11, President Bush announced his commitment to the struggle against Islamic fanatics, who believe they can destroy the values of Western civilization and democratic governments everywhere. On entering this war against terrorism after 9/11, President Bush said, "We shall go after the terrorists and the countries that harbor them.

This Bush Doctrine rivals in importance the Monroe Doctrine, which limited the colonization efforts of foreign powers in the Western Hemisphere, and the Truman Doctrine, which contained the spread of Communism. President Bush has proven that he is prepared to keep to his commitment to fight terrorism.

If John Kerry were to win this presidential election, would he stand up to terrorism to the same extent as George Bush has? I don't think so. Regrettably, my party, the Democratic Party, now has a strong radical left wing whose members often dominate the party primaries. Those same left-wing radicals have an anti-Israel philosophy, reviling that democratic state which shares the values held by a majority of Americans.

Kerry is a patriotic American who performed heroically in the Vietnam War. Regrettably, he surrendered his philosophical independence to the left wing in the recent primaries in order to prevail over the original darling of the radicals, Howard Dean. Kerry owes his nomination in large part to the supporters of Dean and the support of Senator Ted Kennedy.

Kennedy sadly demonstrated his loss of any sense of decency with his crude attacks on President Bush using unacceptable, abusive language. The hatred deliberately stirred by Kennedy directed at President Bush is contemptible and dangerous. It encourages our terrorist enemies with whom we are at war, and it incites the crazies in our own country.

On July 9, a Kerry-Edwards fund-raising concert was held at Radio City Music Hall. During that concert Hollywood comedienne Whoopi Goldberg engaged in unprintable, despicable, sexual references to the president and the vice president. She combined the president's family name with allusions to the female anatomy, and she made a sexual reference to Vice President Dick Cheney's first name by referring to the male anatomy.

Even worse was Kerry's thank-you from the stage to all of the performers saying that they conveyed "the heart and soul of our country." Shameful.

Now a comment about the war in Iraq. Most Americans understand that few, if any, wars go smoothly. Just cast your mind back to the American Revolutionary War, during which New York City was occupied by enemy forces for seven years, or the American Civil War, in which Confederate armies won victory after victory on the battlefield, or even World War II, in which the Nazi menace was defeated at an enormous cost in human lives. Should we have gone to war with Iraq? I believe the answer is yes.

During a daily briefing after 9/11, then CIA Director George Tenet told the president that Iraq had the ability to wage chemical and biological war on the U.S. He referred to Iraq's possession of weapons of mass destruction as a "slam dunk." Had the president not engaged in the pre-emptive war against Saddam, and if this madman had subsequently released in the U.S. biological agents or poison gas, which he had already used against the Kurds and Iran, does anyone doubt that the president would have been impeached?

The security agencies of nearly every democratic nation provided to their president or prime minister the same description of Iraq's weapons-of-mass-destruction capability. The U.S. Congress had the same information and concurred with the president's decision. The U.N. Security Council unanimously concurred, passing Resolution 1441.

But it was President Bush who had the courage to take up arms in defense of the U.S. and our allies. That is what leadership is all about.

A poll released by the Washington Post on July 14, 2004, showed that "55 percent of Americans approve of the way Bush is handling the campaign against terrorism" and "51 percent also said they trust Bush more than Kerry to deal with terrorism, while 42 percent prefer the Democrat."

We also should not forget that President Bush, in my opinion, has been the greatest friend Israel has ever had in the White House. At the U.N. Security Council and in the U.N. General Assembly, allies of the U.S. and others who are indifferent or hostile to our country have conveyed the view that if we end our alliance with Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East, they would welcome back the U.S. into their circle. President Bush has refused to abandon our ally Israel.

In my opinion, the U.S. presidents who have been Israel's greatest friends are, in order, the current President Bush, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton. This November, we Americans in the Jewish community should remember our friends. We should thank President Bush for his courage in the war against terrorism and for his strong and consistent support for Israel and democracy.

Edward I. Koch is the former mayor of New York City. His commentary for Bloomberg radio is republished here. You can hear his weekly radio show by going to www.bloomberg.com/radio.

 

UNFIT #19:
JOHN KERRY'S "MORE SENSITIVE WAR ON TERROR"


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31 posted on 09/26/2004 10:26:58 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Yossarian
If I strapped on a lycra pair of shorts and paraded around on an $8000.00 bike my friends would die laughing.

Because that ain't me. It may be you, but it me and it ain't Kerry.

32 posted on 09/26/2004 11:20:46 AM PDT by Eaker ("He's the kind of guy who would fight a rattlesnake and give the snake a two-bite head start.")
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To: jla
**If you don't mind me asking --- what brought an English lady to admire our Vice President so much?**



I have admired Dick Cheney ever since he was Defense Secretary and was immensely pleased when GWB picked him as his running mate back in 2000.

I also believe that Dick Cheney is one of greatest Statesman currently alive, I admire his style of politics his ability to get a job done. He has a great understanding of how the government machinery operates and IMHO this is his greatest asset for both the Republican Party and GWB. He is a mover and shaker whereas GWB is not.

He energizes the Republican base which was evident during the RNC and when he travels around the country doing rallies and fund raisers. His style is not to capture swing votes but to energize the the local Republican/Bush Cheney04 supporters to get more involved within their local communities in order to pickup these swing voters.

I enjoy his speeches I know his style of delivery is not for everyone but I find it affective, he has a great sense of humour which warms and wins over the audience and then he has the ability to quickly switch from the light hearted to the serious part of the speech; this IMHO is a very affective way of getting a message across.

I believe his is a man of integrity and sticks to what he believes regardless of popularity.

On a non political side I also admire him for his example of long and faithful marriage. I know it is part of the political presentation that he mentions it in virtually every speech but I also believe he is genuinely proud of the fact his marriage has lasted 40 years and IMHO I believe he still has a crush on her some of the photos you see of him looking at her that is not fake.

I also have great admiration for Lynne Cheney and how she has conducted herself as the wife of Vice President. I do not believe she has sold out as was muted in the press a few days ago. She is behaving the way that befits the wife of the Vice President she still has an active professional life albeit not as high profile as before. Also she does get to comment on things whilst traveling with the VP. It was after all her that first said something along the lines that she did not think that the terrorists would be impressed with Americas softer side and that that Kerry comment regarding the sensitive war was ridiculous when asked a question at a Town Hall meeting. This was immediately was picked up by the VP and included in his speech at the next event. They support and work well together a true team along with their daughters as well a great example of loving family working together for a cause they truly believe in something which is sorely lacking in British politics.

By the way also I think he is sexy and attractive he also knows that a lot of women do find him attracive the twinkle in his eye when he delivers the line regarding why Edwards was picked as Kerry's running mate says it all. He has a really nice smile and a bit of mischief hiding behind it which combined with the twinkle and his manly voice is very attractive and what is even more so is the fact that the smile and twinkle is often aimed direct at Lynne his wife of 40 years!! It beats me how any real woman could find "cute as button" attractive let alone sexy; Dick Cheney on the other hand is a completey different kettle of fish "A REAL MAN".

Sorry to go on but IMHO this is not a one line answer.

The bottom line is that I wish we had something like him and his family in the UK but we really do not have any politician of substance like him.
33 posted on 09/26/2004 6:58:38 PM PDT by snugs (An English Cheney Chick - BIG TIME)
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To: Mia T
I have enjoyed your art/posts for a while now Mia T.

BTW... Hope you never have a black and white day. LOL...Your part of the wonderful color of FR.

34 posted on 09/26/2004 7:15:01 PM PDT by LowOiL (Christian and proud of it !)
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To: newsworthy
The Kerry campaign reacted angrily to the ad, charging that its "lighthearted" approach was inappropriate in the middle of a war.

I guess they don't remember FDR (a Democrat) and Hitler and the popular song, "Right in the Fuhrer's face."

35 posted on 09/26/2004 8:43:46 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.40daysusa.org Please pray for our nation!)
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To: jla; All
ADDITIONS, CORRECTIONS


WINDSURFER WATERLOO
why the surfboard--not the snowboard--is (to mix war metaphors) Kerry's Achilles' heel



by Mia T, 9.26.04




THE HOT DEBATE OVER THE WINDSURFING AD [09/23 11:54 AM]

There is apparently much debate about the windsurfing ad over at the Corner. Here's the CNN summary of the charges and countercharges so far:

Underscoring the Bush attacks was a new television ad showing Kerry windsurfing to the strains of the "Blue Danube" waltz. A narrator reads a list of what the Bush campaign contends are the senator's vacillating positions on the Iraq war, education and Medicare.

The ad ends with the tag line: "John Kerry. Whichever way the wind blows."

The Kerry campaign reacted angrily to the ad, charging that its "lighthearted" approach was inappropriate in the middle of a war.

"This is a shameful advertisement that shows a disturbing disregard for those fighting and sacrificing in Iraq," said Kerry spokesman Mike McCurry, who demanded that the president repudiate it.

Edwards offered a similar critique during an appearance in Miami, Florida.

"Today George Bush is laughing again. Over 1,000 Americans have lost their lives. Americans are being beheaded. Iraq is a mess, and they think this is a joke," Edwards said. "It is clear they have no idea how to protect our troops, but they will do anything to protect their jobs."

Bush campaign spokesman Scott Stanzel defended the ad, saying that "what's disturbing is John Kerry's various shifting positions on the war on Iraq."

"What the ad spells out is that it's important to have a leader whose word we can believe not only on the day they say it but the next day as well," Stanzel said. "There is no weather vane on top of the White House. This country needs leaders who stand for something when the times are good and when the times are bad."

The Kerry campaign released a new spot, denouncing the windsurfing commercial as "a juvenile and tasteless attack ad."

Thought one: There's a quick and easy way that Kerry can stop the ads that are calling him a flip-flopper: Stop flip-flopping.

Thought two: If you don't want the Bush campaign to run ads featuring footage of John Kerry windsurfing, stop inviting television crews to record Kerry windsurfing.

Thought three: If the ad is so "juvenile and tasteless", why does the new Kerry ad not show the picture of John Kerry windsurfing? Could this be because some focus group somewhere concluded that windsurfing looks like a pastime of the idle rich?

Your humble correspondent wonders if the Blue Danube waltz was the wrong music for the commercial. Maybe Doris Day/Mari Wilson/Lila Downs "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps":

You only tell me 'Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps.'

A million times i ask you,
and then i ask you over
again, you only answer
perhaps, perhaps, perhaps.

if you can't make your mind up,
we'll never get started.'

UPDATE: About a billion Kerry Spot readers point out that the Kerry campaign is complaining about a lack of seriousness right after their man has done interviews with Jon Stewart, David Letterman, Dr. Phil, and Regis.

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[jim geraghty reporting]
NRO

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Windsurfing in the Persian Gulf
WHY JOHN KERRY IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA

by Mia T, 9.24.04


Kerry is UNFIT #21:
THUMBSUCKER SERIES
BOARDHEAD TO THE RESCUE

(Nantucket, July 17, 2004)

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"I mean, I was in Safwan. I went there when the signing of the armistice took place at the end of the war."

John Kerry
The O'Reilly Factor, 2001


"Well, I haven't been briefed [about the new al Qaeda plans of a large-scale attack on the United States] yet, Larry. They have offered to brief me; I just haven't had time."

John Kerry
Larry King Live
July 8, 2004






ohn Kerry's odd phrasing, above, suggests he was more likely windsurfing in the Persian Gulf than witnessing the signing of the Gulf-War cease fire. (Kerry's prior relevant vote, as well as his tawdry dilettantish tendencies, would tend to support this view.)

Similarly, Kerry's statements about the Iraq War hint at cognitive and ethical, if not corporeal, absence; they tell us more about John Kerry than simply what his Iraq-War politics may be.

WINDSUCKER

Anyway the wind blows is fine with me
Anyway the wind blows, it don't matter to me

--Frank Zappa

Windsurfing, like war, transcends the particular in its revelations about John Kerry. Although windsurfing is delicious metaphor--witness the recent Bush-Cheney ad--windsurfing in its most literal, technical sense is what best exposes Kerry for what he is--a wussy, opportunistic fraud.

RIGGED

Kerry's gear is the dead giveaway.

Kerry sails on what boardheads call "light air,"--one just cannot escape the metaphors here-- i.e., a gigantic sail estimated at 11 square meters, and a humongous board providing redundant flotation.

According to expert windsurfer, Paul Kotik:

"No hard-core windsurfer would be caught dead on a rig like that. If you need a sail that big and a board the size of the Titanic, then guess what ? It isn't windy enough to go sailing! Real sailors head out when high winds call for sails in the 5 square meter size, or smaller, and boards so small (and therefore fast and maneuverable) that they won't even float the sailor unless they are moving along at a decent clip. They are big skis, not small boats. Kerry's wussy rig is what you use when you must be seen to be windsurfing. Sailing a rig like that is to real windsurfing what skippering a supertanker is to riding a jetski... The hardcore windsurfer's credo is "Just say 'no" to six-point-oh", meaning that if you need a sail in a size bigger than 5.0 square meters, there ain't no point."

A windsurfer friend of mine, Rod, adds this observation, "Long boards typically have something called a centerboard or a daggerboard which acts as a fulcrum for turning large boards like [Kerry's]. Daggerboards are for total weenies."

Visible in Kerry's Nantucket windsurfing photo-op video is what appears to be evidence of a daggerboard--the knob on top of the board that controls dagger position.

Rod continues, "Up-hauling is another weenie windsurf situation. If... you [can] stand on top of the board and pull the mast up out of the water to begin sailing, there is very little wind. Water starting is... what keeps most people out of the experienced ranks... It is the only way to start in high wind/deep water conditions."

Conversely, according to Rod, some wind is required in a water start. "In a water start, you are not standing on anything, just floating in deep water. You 'fly' the sail, controlling it just inches above the your head and the water, moving your feet onto the board; the sailor pops the sail up filling it with wind, which pulls [him] up onto the board in one maneuver and propels the board forward."

Kerry's gigantic sail suggests a deliberate wind-avoidance strategy and, hence, an up-hauling, not water-starting, boarding technique scenario. Indeed, given Kerry's reflexive avoidance of high wind/deep water conditions over the years, weenie up-hauling is the only credible scenario.

 

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COPYRIGHT MIA T 2004
 

election update!
JOHN KERRY IS UNFIT~THE SERIES

WINDSURFER WATERLOO
why the surfboard--not the snowboard--is (to mix war metaphors) Kerry's Achilles' heel

Windsurfing in the Persian Gulf

John "One Position on Iraq" Kerry's 1971 Replay

YOO-HOO DAN RATHER!
KERRY'S BELATED "HONORABLE" DISCHARGE:
Is a less-than-honorable discharge and clinton "pardon" behind Kerry's refusal to sign form 180 to release ALL of his records?

RATHERGATE IS ANOTHER WATERGATE: The Nexus

CARL BERNSTEIN: RATHERGATE MAY BE ANOTHER WATERGATE

CLUELESS: O'REILLY AND PODHORETZ ON RATHERGATE

THE KERRY-RATHER-BARNES FORGERIES DECONSTRUCTED

HEAR THE FIRST VEEP DEBATE NOW! (the whole ball of wax)
CHENEY WARNS AMERICA: THIS ELECTION IS ABOUT OUR SURVIVAL
KERRY-EDWARDS TRIES TO SHUT DOWN DEBATE

KERRY'S VIETNAM FIXATION
PART 1: advice from bill

Kerry's new W offensive

YOO-HOO! UNDECIDEDS + "PERSUADABLES"
HEAR THE SPEECH JOHN KERRY DOESN'T WANT YOU TO HEAR

(WHY INFORMED, RATIONAL DEMOCRATS WILL VOTE FOR BUSH)

DECONSTRUCTING ZELL MILLER

EXPLOITING MAX CLELAND

Kerry is UNFIT #21: THUMBSUCKER SERIES
BOARDHEAD TO THE RESCUE


The Left's Fatally Flawed "Animal Farm" Mentality
(Why America Must NEVER AGAIN Elect a Democrat President)


Kerry is UNFIT #20: THUMBSUCKER SERIES
PREEMPTION-
(the whole ball of wax)

CONTEMPLATING KERRY'S "GUT"

A PRESIDENT KERRY MAY BE ABHORRENT
...BUT IS IT EVEN CONSTITUTIONAL?


getting kerry's goat
john kerry lacks presidential temperament

Two Psychologists on Kerry: Dangerous on National Security

YOO-HOO! followthemoney.org. . .
OVER HERE!

"bombastic ass" is not the antidote to "boorish ass"
(or why Keith Olbermann Cannot Do Cleanup for Chris Matthews)

UNFIT #19:
JOHN KERRY'S "MORE SENSITIVE WAR ON TERROR"

THE COMPLEAT JOHN KERRY
WHY JOHN KERRY IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA

Kerry, NOT Bush, paralyzed by 9/11 attacks
Hear Kerry admit he could not think

THE DEMOCRATS ARE GONNA GET US KILLED (kerry, clinton + sandy berger's pants) SERlES 3
UNFIT #10: 9/10 mindset


THE DEMOCRATS ARE GONNA GET US KILLED (kerry, clinton + sandy berger's pants) SERlES 2
KERRY-DEMOCRAT CONTEMPT FOR NATIONAL SECURITY[annotated]


THE DEMOCRATS-ARE-GONNA-GET-US-KILLED (kerry, clinton + sandy berger's pants) SERlES1

dox in sox on lummox in box on fox

THE REAL "REAL DEAL"
(what Kerry's commanders and crewmates REALLY think of him--with transcripts)

Did John Kerry pick a running mate or hire a lawyer when he selected John Edwards?

THE MAN FROM HOPE: been there, done that

"Hope is on the way!" (the scoop)

THE TERRORISTS' USEFUL IDIOTS
all the usual suspects


A Vote for Kerry is a Vote for the Terrorists

ELECTION BOTTOM LINE:
TERRORIST SYMPATHIZER or TERRORIST ANNIHILATOR

JOHN KERRY IS UNFIT SERIES: 8/10/04 UPDATE!
taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief


JOHN KERRY IS UNFIT SERIES:
taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief


UNFIT #9-JOHN KERRY: DEADLY OPPORTUNIST
SELF-CONFESSED WAR CRIMlNAL MORPHS INTO SELF-PROMOTER WAR HERO


UNFIT #6: The Deadly Kerry-Hollywood Axis
HOW CAN YOU PUT YOUR CHILDREN'S LIVES IN ITS HANDS?


UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#1-making the tough choices in a post-9/11 world
UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#2-understanding the job description

UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#3-sang-froid and the "nuclear" button

UNFIT: taking the measure of a would-be commander-in-chief
#4 - Kerry champions tolerance for terrorists


sanitizing evil
Kerry Cabal Censors Nick Berg Decapitation


"Loose Cannon" Kerry's AWOL/PURPLE-HEART FRAUD

pro-islamofascist-terrorist radical chic

USEFUL IDIOTS

MOORE IS LESS--THE MOVIE

The Cycle of Violence:
NOW WITH HYPERLINKED INSTRUCTION MANUAL


JOHN KERRY'S RECKLESS TET-OFFENSIVE-GAMBIT REPLAY:
the left's jihad against America is killing our troops, aiding + abetting the terrorists and imperiling all Americans


bill clinton, boy "genius," unwittingly bares all on BBC

deconstructing clinton… "just because I could"

vetting missus clinton...

The Parallel Universe of Jamie Gorelick

nepotism + tokenism = a nancy pelosi
(or a hillary clinton)

Kerry's Belated Condemnation Focuses on Process
Kerry Lacks Moral Authority to Condemn Content

"CRY BUSH" + Iraqi-Prisoner "Abuse"
What are the Dems up to?


DON'T BELIEVE YOUR LYING EARS (The Perjurer Returns)
(Clinton: Claims I Turned Down Bin Laden are 'Bull')

The Mary Jo White Memo:
Documentation of clintons' and Gorelick's willful, seditious malfeasance


What is the REAL Reason for Gorelick's Wall?

giant sucking sound
KERRY MAKES DUKAKIS LOOK CONSERVATIVE, SMART + JUDICIOUS


Q ERTY6 utter failureBUMP
Lib Author Regrets Voting (TWICE!) for clinton
"Sickened" by clinton's Failure to Protect America from Terrorism


MUST-READ BOOK FOR DEMOCRATS:
How clintons' Failures Unleashed Global Terror

(Who in his right mind would ever want the clintons back in the Oval Office?)

The Man Who Warned America
(Why a Rapist is Not a Fit President)

UDAY: "The end is near… this time I think the… Americans are serious, Bush is not like Clinton."
 
 

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36 posted on 09/27/2004 2:40:12 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: jla

bump


37 posted on 09/27/2004 8:13:15 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: pray4liberty
I guess they don't remember FDR (a Democrat) and Hitler and the popular song, "Right in the Fuhrer's face."

Exactly---there's a long tradition of black humor during wartime. Only the modern "Democrats" are so pallid and humorless. Marxists aren't known for their sense of humor.

38 posted on 09/27/2004 8:33:23 AM PDT by newsworthy (That's not my SUV, that's the family's SUV.)
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To: Mia T

Wow, Koch's analysis is outstanding. I think he's a liberal who got "mugged" on 9-11.


39 posted on 09/27/2004 11:13:19 AM PDT by hattend (I'm on the Mark Steyn Ping List! I'm somebody!)
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To: Mia T

You people just don't get it. Those are all apple issues.

There are no oranges involved.

There is a direct correlation between the terrible milestone of 1000 dead and the wind surfing ad. They are one and the same. They are definitely apples.


40 posted on 09/27/2004 11:20:20 AM PDT by bert (Peace is only halftime !)
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To: bert
There is a direct correlation between the terrible milestone of 1000 dead and the wind surfing ad. They are one and the same. They are definitely apples.

Please explain what you're talking about.
And then explain why the Bush Campaign would put out an ad that only you seem to know the 'hidden meaning' of.

41 posted on 09/28/2004 11:37:59 AM PDT by jla
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To: jla
.....Please explain what you're talking about......

It seemed perfectly reasonable at the time I wrote it, however here goes......

I'm quoting a fictional, nameless kerry source commenting on the 1000 death milestone. She insists they can use it, an apple, to attack the Bush folks and it will counter any thing she chooses. She chose to berate the wind surfing ad (in my opinion an orange) because she had no real defense ie no unrotten apple to use as an argument.

Clear?

Short version she's purposely confusing oranges with apples.

The wind surfing ad so clearly portrays the Kerry candidacy, there is no defense. It is visual truth

42 posted on 09/28/2004 1:07:46 PM PDT by bert (Peace is only halftime !)
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To: Mia T

How long does it take you to put together one of these posts?


43 posted on 09/28/2004 1:11:05 PM PDT by stevio (The Clinton '94 gun ban sunset! WooHoo!)
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To: Yossarian
You can see the windsurfing ad on http://www.georgewbush.com

Kerry windsurfing while we are at war in Iraq gives the same impression to the voting public, here's Nero fiddling while Rome burns. Not a care in the world. Meanwhile the Dems are arguing over what fiddle music he's playing this week. He's changed tunes so many times already.

44 posted on 09/28/2004 1:45:47 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.40daysusa.org)
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To: bert
Probably best if Mia answers you herself.
I myself think you're just trying to appear smart instead of just being something boring, like a good ol' flag wavin', apple pie lovin', God fearin', American...like Dubya.
45 posted on 09/28/2004 2:13:58 PM PDT by jla
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To: snugs
Sorry to go on but IMHO this is not a one line answer.

Let me assure you, I thoroughly enjoyed reading each word of your reply.

46 posted on 09/28/2004 3:18:32 PM PDT by jla
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To: All

bump


47 posted on 09/28/2004 6:15:24 PM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: HighlyOpinionated

Ping


48 posted on 09/28/2004 6:38:25 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated ("Cowboy" is an attitude. Either you have it (Bush) or you don't (Kerry).)
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