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HOW THE MILITARY WAS DECIMATED UNDER CLINTON & SENATOR KERRY
Private Email | OCTOBER 28, 2004 | Unknown

Posted on 10/28/2004 6:29:34 PM PDT by CHARLITE

THESE IS HOW OUR MILITARY WAS DECIMATED UNDER (COMMANDER IN CHIEF)CLINTON, SUPPORTED 100% BY JOHN KERRY (THESE VOTES HE DID SHOW UP FOR). THEIR TERRIBLE JUDGMENT IS WHY OUR MILITARY IS STRETCHED NOW...ALL DUE TO THE DEMOCRAT PARTY LEADERSHIP (I USE THE TERM LOOSELY). Send to all...people need to know what they're voting for.

709,000 REGULAR (ACTIVE DUTY) PERSONNEL.

293,000 RESERVE TROOPS.

EIGHT STANDING ARMY DIVISIONS!

20 AIR FORCE AND NAVY AIR WINGS WITH 2,000 COMBAT AIRCRAFT

232 STRATEGIC BOMBERS.

9 STRATEGIC BALLISTIC MISSILE SUBMARINES WITH 3,114 NUCLEAR WARHEADS ON 232 MISSILES.

500 ICBMs WITH 1,950 WARHEADS.

FOUR AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AND 121 SURFACE COMBAT SHIPS AND SUBMARINES PLUS ALL THE SUPPORT BASES, SHIPYARDS, AND LOGISTICAL ASSETS NEEDED TO SUSTAIN SUCH A NAVAL FORCE.

Sen. John Kerry, Democrat from Massachusetts:

He voted to kill the Bradley Fighting Vehicle He voted to kill the M-1 Abrams Tank He voted to kill every Aircraft carrier laid down from 1988 He voted to kill the Aegis anti aircraft system He voted to Kill the F-15 strike eagle

He voted to Kill the Block 60 F-16 He voted to Kill the P-3 Orion upgrade He voted to Kill the B-1 He voted to Kill the B-2 He voted to Kill the Patriot anti Missile system

He voted to Kill the FA-18 He voted to Kill the F117 He voted to kill every military appropriation for the development and deployment of every weapons systems since 1988, including a bill for battle armor for our troops.

John Kerry voted to kill all anti-terrorism activities of each and every agency of the U.S. Government. He voted to cut the funding of the FBI by 60%. He voted to cut the funding for the CIA by 80%. He voted to cut the funding for the NSA by 80%. THEN, he voted to increase OUR funding for corrupt operations by 800% !!

Is THIS the person you want as President of the United States providing for the Common Defense of the Nation and the Leader of the Free World ?

Voting history can be accessed through Senate voting records. The above is an accurate summary


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: activeduty; ammo; armydivisions; b1s; b2; ballisticmissiles; cia; defensecuts; f16s; fbi; icbms; jsa; kerryrecord; military; p3orionupgrade; patriotmissile; reserves; terrorism; votingrecord

1 posted on 10/28/2004 6:29:53 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: CHARLITE

Those two did a lot more damage than 10%.


2 posted on 10/28/2004 6:31:47 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference)
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To: CHARLITE
CAN Y0U NAME THIS COUNTRY?

709,000 REGULAR (ACTIVE DUTY) PERSONNEL.

293,000 RESERVE TROOPS.

EIGHT STANDING ARMY DIVISIONS.

20 AIR FORCE AND NAVY AIR WINGS WITH 2,000 COMBAT AIRCRAFT

232 STRATEGIC BOMBERS.

19 STRATEGIC BALLISTIC MISSILE SUBMARINES WITH 3,114 NUCLEAR WARHEADS ON 232 MISSILES.

500 ICBMs WITH 1,950 WARHEADS.

FOUR AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AND 121 SURFACE COMBAT SHIPS AND SUBMARINES PLUS ALL THE SUPPORT BASES, SHIPYARDS, AND LOGISTICAL ASSETS NEEDED TO SUSTAIN SUCH A NAVAL FORCE.

IS THIS COUNTRY-

RUSSIA ? NO

CHINA ? NO

GREAT BRITAIN ? NO

FRANCE ? WRONG AGAIN ( What a Laugh!!!!!)

MUST BE USA ? STILL WRONG (SORT OF)

GIVE UP ?

THESE ARE THE AMERICAN MILITARY FORCES THAT WERE ELIMINATED DURING THE ADMINISTRATION OF BILL CLINTON AND AL GORE.

AND [their elimination] was 100% SUPPORTED BY JOHN KERRY (THESE HE DID VOTE ON) SLEEP WELL!

This is not a new message, but a reminder of why we now have over-deployed our National Guard and Reserve Units.

KERRY SAID CHECK THE RECORD

Sen. John Kerry, Democrat from Massachusetts says he is the strongest Presidential Candidate on National Defense ! He said Check the Record..

We Did !

Here is what we learned:

He voted to kill the Bradley Fighting Vehicle

He voted to kill the M-1 Abrams Tank

He voted to kill every Aircraft carrier laid down from 1988

He voted to kill the Aegis anti aircraft system

He voted to Kill the F-15 strike eagle

He voted to Kill the Block 60 F-16

He voted to Kill the P-3 Orion upgrade

He voted to Kill the B-1

He voted to Kill the B-2

He voted to Kill the Patriot anti Missile system

He voted to Kill the FA-18

He voted to Kill the B-2

He voted to Kill the F117

He voted to kill every military appropriation for the development and deployment of every weapons systems since 1988,including a bill for battle armor for our troops.

It is most likely, with Sen. John Kerry as President and Commander in Chief of our Armed Services, that they will cease to function making it impossible for our country to protect itself. John Kerry voted to kill all anti-terrorism activities of each and every agency of the U.S. Government.

He voted to cut the funding of the FBI by 60%.

He voted to cut the funding for the CIA by 80%.

He voted to cut the funding for the NSA by 80%.

THEN, and this is abhorrent to almost every American Voter be you Democrat, Republican or Independent, he voted to increase OUR funding for U.N operations by 800% !

Ask yourself Is THIS the person you want as President of these United States providing for the Common Defense of the Nation And be the Leader of the Free World ?

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Voting history can be accessed through Senate voting records.

The above is an accurate summary.

3 posted on 10/28/2004 6:33:09 PM PDT by Viet-Boat-Rider (((KERRY IS A NARCISSISTIC LIAR, GOLDBRICKER, AND TRAITOR!)))
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To: Viet-Boat-Rider

Bump to the top.


4 posted on 10/28/2004 6:37:44 PM PDT by sport
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To: CHARLITE
Decimation is the intentional killing of exactly 10 of exactly 100 of troops under your command. It was a Roman punishment, generally for cowardice or grossly disobeying orders in combat. To suggest that any US force has ever been decimated is insulting. I think that the word you were looking for is "devastated".
5 posted on 10/28/2004 6:43:06 PM PDT by wyattearp (The best weapon to have in a gunfight is a shotgun - preferably from ambush.)
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To: Viet-Boat-Rider

Bump!


6 posted on 10/28/2004 6:45:23 PM PDT by cgk (I'll keep posting it until you READ IT. Pay attention!)
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To: Viet-Boat-Rider; CHARLITE
This is similar to the information I saw some time ago. The other article stated it comparing, what we had when Clinton became president and what he cut from each of the services. Over all he cut about 40% totally, but some were cut more some less. If I remember the Marines were cut the least percentage.

I think if anyone could find it it should be posted here.
This is where Clinton cut "Government" employees.

Charlite, had I not known what you were explaining, I would have had no idea what all the figures were about, maybe I missed something.

Thanks Viet-Boat-Rider.

Frannie
7 posted on 10/28/2004 6:50:20 PM PDT by frannie (The truth will set us ALL free)
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To: frannie
Original 1984 Anti-Reagan Kerry Senate Campaign Docs


8 posted on 10/28/2004 6:56:37 PM PDT by Steven W.
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To: Viet-Boat-Rider

Of course he voted to kill all these. Communists will vote that way to leave us unprotected so they can gain control. John Kerry and the rest of the democrat party are communists.


9 posted on 10/28/2004 6:59:38 PM PDT by crz
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To: CHARLITE
Another speed bump for the Kerry campaign.

5.56mm

10 posted on 10/28/2004 6:59:57 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: CHARLITE

ping


11 posted on 10/28/2004 7:01:59 PM PDT by chaosagent (It's all right to be crazy. Just don't let it drive you nuts.)
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To: CHARLITE

If regular people knew the real devastation that the Clinton's and the democrats caused by cutting out the legs from underneath our Troops with their budget cuts, there would be an uproar of Biblical proportions.

In my opinion, the worst thing that they have caused to the Army is the reduction in the number of Divisions which has resulted in an increase of individual deployments to hostile areas.

It is absolutely outrageous when certain Democrats claim to support the Troops after the damage they have wrought with their incredibly short sighted votes.

Their votes have resulted in the deaths of certain of our Troops, and yet they still have the unmitigated gall to justify themselves.

I am not fond of professional politicians, but most especially I despise the lying hypocritical Democrat members of both houses of Congress.


12 posted on 10/28/2004 7:08:55 PM PDT by Radix (Watch this Tag Line for an October surprise.)
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To: wyattearp

Killing 8 Divisions out of 18 is more than 10 percent!


13 posted on 10/28/2004 7:10:33 PM PDT by Radix (Watch this Tag Line for an October surprise.)
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To: Viet-Boat-Rider

bump for reference ;-)


14 posted on 10/28/2004 7:15:59 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (OK Swifties - Its October! Let'm have it!)
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To: CHARLITE

EXCELLENT POSTING! If the 9/11 Commission was really bipartisan, they would have pointed this out in their final report. But 'Rat minions on the panel wouldn't allow it in an election year, knowing it would lead to a Republican landslide in 2004.

Bill Clinton's (anti)defense policies did more than weaken America's military strength and national security. His actions, with John F'n Kerry's support, contributed to the destruction of the Twin Towers in NYC on September 11, 2001.


15 posted on 10/28/2004 7:19:30 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: CHARLITE

The more amazing is that Clinton and his team economic gurus still managed to run the economy into the ground and orchestrated the 1929-scale stock market crash.


16 posted on 10/28/2004 7:21:18 PM PDT by alex
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To: Radix
Killing 8 Divisions out of 18 is more than 10 percent!

If they were killed. They weren't. And decimated does NOT mean 10%. It means EXACTLY 10 out of EXACTLY 100. Not 9 out of 90, or 1 out of 10. Decimation was a unit punishment. If a century was to be decimated, and they were not up to strength, they would be brought up to strength and decimated. Pity the poor soldiers that got THAT transfer!

They would count off by tens. The centurion would call a number to step forward. The man to his right (or left) would be ordered to kill the man who stepped forward. THAT is decimation, and it has NEVER been done in modern times.

17 posted on 10/28/2004 7:30:18 PM PDT by wyattearp (The best weapon to have in a gunfight is a shotgun - preferably from ambush.)
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To: CHARLITE

And under Clinton admin Justice Department was more concerned with pursuing any man,woman,and child that had both gun and bible while ignoring terrorist threats. This will return under Kerry.


18 posted on 10/28/2004 7:34:17 PM PDT by stopillegalimmigration
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To: wyattearp
 

I know what the word decimate means Marshall. I think that the real point of the title of the thread is that Clinton and his programs had a profound impact on the Military. During Clinton's tenure There were cutbacks and a reduction in Military forces. More butter less guns!

The lesson that the USA was supposed to have learned more than 60 years ago was apparently once again forgotten. The office of the President is mainly Commander in Chief. Certainly there are other functions as well, but when it comes down to the root of things, it is about protecting us. That is accomplished by utilizing the Military usually. Clinton failed miserably in that he emasculated (for lack of a better term) our Military. Today's Troops are paying for his decisions (and Kerry's and the democrats), and some have paid with their very lives.

I do not like to debate over semantics because frankly, I am not very good at it.

19 posted on 10/28/2004 7:45:26 PM PDT by Radix (Watch this Tag Line for an October surprise.)
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To: Radix
If regular people knew the real devastation that the Clinton's and the democrats caused by cutting out the legs from underneath our Troops with their budget cuts, there would be an uproar of Biblical proportions.

Amen to that! I was in the Navy during Carter's reign of terror. I was in the Indian Ocean on a Destroyer in '81, before Reagan's appropriations came in. I was an Electronic Warfare Technician. We had no spare parts at all. We were scavenging boom boxes for components to keep our equipment running.

The high-speed roller bearings on our main antennae wore out. We couldn't beg, borrow, or steal one. We had to have the Hull Techs turn us some bronze bushings on a lathe. It cut our direction-finding accuracy by over 200%. They only lasted about two weeks. We had to go aloft while underway to replace them, which required shutting down numbers one and two firerooms and turning into the wind. This severely endangered the ship while we were replacing the bearings.

The power supplies for our jammers broke down. We were supposed to have one for port, one for starboard, and one spare. We had one, period. We could cross-over the power supplies, but if we were hit from both sides...

The really sick thing is that what Carter did to our military was child's play compared to what that traitor Clinton did.

20 posted on 10/28/2004 7:51:04 PM PDT by wyattearp (The best weapon to have in a gunfight is a shotgun - preferably from ambush.)
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To: Radix
I know what the word decimate means Marshall.

Great pic! ;-)

Decimate vs Devastate is one of my pet peeves. They mean such vastly different things, and so many people use the words interchangeably. I didn't mean to offend, it's just one of those things that drives me nuts.

21 posted on 10/28/2004 7:54:12 PM PDT by wyattearp (The best weapon to have in a gunfight is a shotgun - preferably from ambush.)
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To: wyattearp

I was not offended. Actually it amuses and pleases me to see people discuss the language.

On the other hand, this entire election stuff is wearing me down. I was the same way four years ago, and frankly, I always get antsy during these times.

I do not mean to be getting too personal here but sometimes I just cannor help myself. My boy is heading back again to Iraq soon, and of course I fear for his safety.

A Kerry presidency is simply the worst thing that I can think of.


22 posted on 10/28/2004 8:06:24 PM PDT by Radix (Watch this Tag Line for an October surprise.)
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To: Radix
My boy is heading back again to Iraq soon, and of course I fear for his safety.

Sorry, I didn't know. My nephew is there now. He came home on leave about three months ago. It was great to see him, but it was pretty rough knowing that he was going back in. He is in a communications division, right in the middle of the Sunni triangle, a bit outside of camp Anaconda. He doesn't go on raids or anything, but they do get shelled. A lot.

I don't even want to think about what will happen if Kerry is elected.

23 posted on 10/28/2004 8:16:31 PM PDT by wyattearp (The best weapon to have in a gunfight is a shotgun - preferably from ambush.)
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To: wyattearp

Hey Marshall,

I spend most of My FReeper time in the Canteen.

Come on over some time. It is often a fun getaway from the discouraging news. I'll have Tonk or others ping ya if you are not familiar with the place.


24 posted on 10/28/2004 8:23:15 PM PDT by Radix (Watch this Tag Line for an October surprise.)
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To: Radix

Never been there. If I don't show up, ping me.


25 posted on 10/28/2004 8:32:25 PM PDT by wyattearp (The best weapon to have in a gunfight is a shotgun - preferably from ambush.)
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To: Radix

Can't find it. %-)


26 posted on 10/28/2004 8:37:52 PM PDT by wyattearp (The best weapon to have in a gunfight is a shotgun - preferably from ambush.)
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To: Viet-Boat-Rider
I sent this to several friends, including liberal ones. Nobody could "Name that Country"

But when I told them, the libs were speechless. One mumbled something about Bush wasting the surplus. I said the surplus was from cutting the military. She changed the subject.

She is considering not voting (can't bring herself to vote for Bush).

27 posted on 10/28/2004 8:39:52 PM PDT by airborne (God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is ,"No".)
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To: Radix
'''If regular people knew the real devastation that the Clinton's and the democrats caused by cutting out the legs from underneath our Troops with their budget cuts, there would be an uproar of Biblical proportions.'''

I couldn't agree more.

Now..................how do we get the information to these regular people?

I get so frustrated!!!

But a bit of joy has lifted me today! I'm feeling more confident. First time in a long time I felt this way about an election!

28 posted on 10/28/2004 8:49:11 PM PDT by LadyPilgrim (Sealed my pardon with His blood, Hallelujah!!! What a Savior!!!)
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To: airborne

You know........I have a lot of respect for you folks that have liberal friends. Or family.
I don't run across those kind of people.
I don't know if it's where we live or what!

My husband runs into a very few. And he travels all over the Southeast.

I am thankful!

I see them with their bumper stickers and have to keep "road rage" in check. But not ever talking with them.

Anyway, I will continue to pray for you folks that are on the battle fronts!


29 posted on 10/28/2004 8:58:15 PM PDT by LadyPilgrim (Sealed my pardon with His blood, Hallelujah!!! What a Savior!!!)
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To: LadyPilgrim
Thank you for the kind words.

I live to convert liberals!

30 posted on 10/28/2004 9:01:40 PM PDT by airborne (God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is ,"No".)
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To: airborne

I read your homepage.
We all should learn something from our mistakes.
But sometimes I ignore the education and plow right through.

How did you injure yourself?

BTW Thank-you for your sacrificial service to our Country!
And for me!

I love our Military!


31 posted on 10/28/2004 9:12:07 PM PDT by LadyPilgrim (Sealed my pardon with His blood, Hallelujah!!! What a Savior!!!)
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To: CHARLITE

I absolutely believe that these guys are purposely out to destroy the USA.


32 posted on 10/28/2004 10:27:07 PM PDT by Bellflower (A new day is coming!)
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To: wyattearp
Maybe the word decimate has taken on a new meaning since the Roman Empire being used more as an exaggerated expression for a horrific reduction of something? I never knew that was what decimation was. They sure knew how to keep discipline. Thanks for the interesting history lesson.
33 posted on 10/28/2004 10:39:10 PM PDT by Bellflower (A new day is coming!)
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To: All

I wonder what the liberal dummycrat's repsonse would be to this info in USENET and google political groups.

http://jednet207.tripod.com/PoliticalNewsGroups-PC.html


34 posted on 04/17/2006 3:51:58 PM PDT by MaineVoter2002 (http://jednet207.tripod.com/PoliticalLinks.html)
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To: CHARLITE

I see the libs are already tearing this article apart in USENET

http://jednet207.tripod.com/PoliticalNewsGroups-PC.html


35 posted on 04/17/2006 5:37:46 PM PDT by MaineVoter2002 (http://jednet207.tripod.com/PoliticalLinks.html)
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