Skip to comments.Vietnam Vets Pegged Kerry; Pattern of Troop Betrayal Persists
Posted on 10/27/2004 5:46:08 AM PDT by campfollower
The latest attempt by democrats and the old American media to blame Bush and the 101st Airborne for some "missing explosives" in Iraq 18 months ago is a blatant attempt at an October surprise. Beyond that, it's proof the pattern Kerry established after his Vietnam war service -- of smearing our troops to further his ambition -- has not changed over the decades.
There is no credible evidence that our soldiers did not perform admirably at the Al Qa Qaa weapons facility in 2003. Kerry's current campaign based on lies proves what Vietnam vets and some military families have been saying for months -- Kerry must not be trusted with the lives or honor of our fine troops in a time of war. It's no wonder they would prefer to serve under President Bush by more than four to one.
I'm also a Marine Corps widow and engaged to an active duty Marine, and Kerry's antics this week, his last desperate attempt to move poll numbers, show how easy it is for him to call into question the honor of our brave soldiers in the field. The ends justify the means for Kerry, and the Vietnam Veterans, former POWs, Swift Boat Veterans and Families of the Fallen who Kerry smeared, are standing up to say "SEE, WE TOLD YOU SO!"
You are so right.
I have signed up for the last 72 get out the vote push here. It's the only way I can channel my anger and frustration. It's just frightening to see half the contry just doesn't get this.
The New York Times Al Qa Qaa story has turned out to be a lot of "ca ca". (a little French lingo there)
God forbid if you don't measure up to Kerry's elitist view of perfection!
Kerry, Kennedy, Gore, et.al., have encouraged the enemy to attack more fiercely and frequently, all in the name of "wrong war"...
Kerry again thinks nothing of using a war and our soldiers as pawns to advance his own career.
The most recent papers concerning his contacts with the communists during the VN war demonstrations seem to have dropped out of sight...
I would like to see an investigation of possible collusion between Kerry, the VVAW, other radical groups, and. Dan Rather, extending back to '70.
I feel for you. Did you read the article in the N.Y. Post today as a follow up to an article yesterday? Here is the link it is a good article.
GODSPEED, CAPT. PETE
"What's the matter with those Vets. They should have gotten over my attributing attrocities to them long ago. I have no need to appologize. They should be on my side."
Am I on the wrong track? It seems to me that the story is, How did the Rats get the adds out almost before the story broke? They couldn't have discussed (planned)it with the MSM. Could they? /s
Thanks for your post. Looking (hoping) for a big Bush campaign bomb to blow this story out of the hands of traitor Kerry and fawning MSM.
The following is submitted for publication in your "Letters from Readers" feature: Kerry smears veterans for political gain
He did it to all 2.5 million Vietnam veterans when he lied to the Senate Foreign Relations committee in 1971. He said that we had "committed war crimes on a day-to-day basis with the full awareness of officers at all levels of command" and "razed villages in fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan". John Kerry's words were calculated to embarrass and manipulate the Nixon administration by spreading vicious lies about brave men who served honorably. His lies caused wounds much more painful than any the enemy could inflict. His lies cast doubt and shame on an entire generation of patriots who served with honor and dignity and further divided our nation, solely to gain political power. The veterans he smeared were just tools he used for his purposes then discarded, like trash.
Thirty-three years later, Kerry is a candidate for President and Commander-In-Chief of the armed forces, and again he is smearing the reputation of our brave soldiers, this time in Iraq. He falsely claims they didn't guard 380 tons of high explosive munitions, allowing them to be looted. The basis for this attack: an 'October surprise hit piece' in the New York Times. Within hours of the newspaper hitting the rack, Kerry was on the campaign stump smearing these soldiers, with no proof or research whatsoever! His words cast doubt and shame on these brave and honorable warriors, but Kerry saw an opportunity to gain politically and he jumped right on it! He snatched a headline from the newspaper that has been his willing accomplice throughout his campaign, and used it to smear the 101st Airborne Division. The same day NBC news debunked the story as false, as they had a reporter imbedded with the 101st when it entered the Al Qaqa weapons facility in April 2003 and there were no such munitions! Again, the next day after the Times story was debunked, Kerry is still smearing those soldiers!
A leopard doesn't change his spots, even after 33 years. He smeared veterans for political gain in 1971 and now he has does the same thing in 2004.
This is the guy that declared he was 'reporting for duty', who would command the same armed forces he just falsely smeared! I hope the American voters will make the correct choice on their ballots next Tuesday and ensure he never has that opportunity.
Gunnery Sergeant, USMC, retired
Orange Park, Florida
Way to go!!!Great letter. Let's pray it gets in!
When kerry lied in front of congress he maligned every man who has worn
a uniform of this nation from it's inception to that far distant date
when we are no more.
Their hands are covered in blood.
Between 10.000 and 20,000 of our men in uniform
died when in front of congress Kerry lied.
An unknown number of our POWS where tortured and
murdered when in front of congress Kerry lied.
Over one million Vietnamese and over ten million
Cambodians died when in front of congress Kerry lied.
Kerry's hands and the hands of those in congress
and the media who bought into Kerry's
lies are covered in blood.
Now look at your hands. If you are supporting
John Kerry in his bid for the office of President
of the United States your hands are also covered in
Roger Yaste ATC Ret USN
Hanoi Kerry on the campaign trail TODAY, still attacking US troops in IRAQ!
Now the dims are jumping on these lies!
This has to stop now!
NO MORE LIES ABOUT OUR MILITARY!!!!!
Hanoi Kerry : Apologize to US Military in IRAQ NOW!
Thanks for the ping!
Probably the main reason this voter will not be voting for Kerry.
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