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John Kerry's pals sue maker of Stolen Honor
Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation ^ | 15 July 2005 | Carlton Sherwood

Posted on 07/15/2005 9:58:11 PM PDT by Lando Lincoln

Carlton Sherwood

Dear Friend:

Last year, when John Kerry was running for the Presidency, I wrote and produced the documentary, Stolen Honor: Wounds that Never Heal.

I am proud to say I was one of many Vietnam combat veterans who stood up to expose Kerry's betrayal of all those who served in Vietnam -- particularly our POWs still being held by the Communists in 1971. That's when Kerry testified before the U.S. Senate that American troops were murdering hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese civilians, and that such atrocities were authorized and approved by the entire U.S. military chain of command.

The election is long past, but Kerry’s assault on Vietnam combat veterans rages on. I am being sued for millions of dollars by some of his closest friends, and I desperately need your help.

Stolen Honor was the story that America didn’t know and that the media wouldn't tell you, the story Sen. Kerry didn't want you to hear. In fact, he was so alarmed by Stolen Honor that he sent out squads of lawyers to intimidate any TV network that might consider airing the documentary. Kerry's own campaign manager even went on national TV to openly threaten Sinclair Broadcasting with having its license revoked if they showed Stolen Honor.

Despite these efforts to shut it down, Stolen Honor was still seen by millions of Americans who bought the documentary or viewed it on my website. You are one of those Americans who saw the film, and that’s why I've sent you this email.

I will not be silenced or intimidated by Kerry's lawyers. Nor will the POWs and other Vietnam combat veterans.

But I urgently need your help if I am to succeed in fighting this lawsuit.

Defending against these lawsuits will be costly, far beyond my means. But I need to defend myself as aggressively as possible. My honor is at stake -- and the honor of every American who fought in Vietnam.

I'm not alone in this important mission. A number of POWs, Vietnam veterans and other patriots involved in Stolen Honor have set up a non-profit organization -- The Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation -- dedicated to debunking Vietnam myths and setting the record straight concerning the true history of the Vietnam War and those who fought there. As part of their mission, the VVLF is also assisting in my legal defense.

I served in Vietnam, a Marine grunt, an infantryman, wounded three times and I never asked to come home, even when my battalion was decimated, forced to "stand down" because of casualties. Those who were able fought on and we’re still fighting today. But, this time the "enemy" wants to take something even more precious than our lives. It wants to strip us of our history, our sacrifice, our dignity and our honor.

We cannot let that happen and with your support it won't.

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I am being sued by Kenneth Campbell -- John Kerry's right hand man in the anti-war movement -- because I stood up against him and John Kerry.

In Stolen Honor I included some film footage showing part of the "Winter Soldier Investigation" of 1971. This was a highly publicized event put on by radical leftists who called themselves Vietnam Veterans Against the War -- a group dedicated to America's defeat in Vietnam. The event, financed by Jane Fonda, was supposed to prove by firsthand testimony that Americans were committing vile atrocities in Vietnam.

In the footage a man named Kenneth Campbell is shown apparently coaching another participant about his testimony on atrocities he supposedly committed. The man doesn't seem too certain about what he is supposed to have done, and jokes that he had forgotten about the massacre of an entire village that he had supposedly participated in.

Now Campbell is claiming I damaged his reputation by showing this film clip. He claims that John Kerry's portrayal of Vietnam veterans as war criminals, a barbarian horde akin to Genghis Khan's, is true and accurate. Stolen Honor defamed him, he says, because it characterizes him, John Kerry, and the other anti-war veterans as frauds and liars.

So, in one of the lawsuits against me, Kenneth Campbell is suing me for defamation. You can help with my defense here.

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Will you help me raise the $750,000 or more I need for my defense -- which includes the VVLF's efforts to unearth the rest of the story long missing from the history of the Vietnam war?

We need contributions of any amount -- $25, $50, $100, $1,000 -- less if that's all you can give, more if you are able. Your contributions are tax-deductible. You can contribute here. Or you can mail a check made out to VVLF to:

Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation P.O. Box 95000-1655 Philadelphia, PA 19195-1655

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If you give $50 or more, you'll receive a copy of Whitewash/Blackwash, a riveting new 52-page booklet exposing long-held myths about the Vietnam War.

If you give $100 or more, in addition to the book you'll receive a special director's edition DVD of Stolen Honor that includes the story of how the film was made and scenes that didn’t make the final cut.

Whatever you can give, you will have my undying gratitude. If the lawsuit against me is successful, it will send a frightening message to journalists, scholars and opinion makers: "Keep your hands off the Left! Don't even attempt to question their lies and myths. Let their version stand as the true story in the media, in textbooks and in the popular culture. Let Vietnam veterans go down in history as 'baby-killers' -- or we will come after you."

We can't let that happen. We have to fight back, uncover the whole truth, and defend our honor.

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Please make your donation here. And please forward this message to anyone you know who might be interested in helping out.

We can unmask John Kerry, Jane Fonda, and the anti-war movement!

We anticipate uncovering a large volume of previously undisclosed or classified documents in the legal "discovery" process, records Sen. Kerry and his allies have arduously attempted to cover up for decades.

We can unearth details of Jane Fonda's involvement in the anti-war movement, her admitted but never detailed financial support for the Vietnam Veterans Against the War organization and the entire anti-war movement. We can also learn more about how the Soviet Union and the North Vietnamese communists directed anti-war activities.

It was Kerry and his fellow protestors who were directly responsible for creating the false image of Vietnam veterans as a "barbarian horde" which raped and murdered innocent civilians daily as a matter of policy.

It's that mythology, first popularized in the testimony of Lt. Kerry and repeated for more than three decades by the media and the popular culture, that continues to haunt our young men and women serving in the military today, propaganda that threatens current U.S. foreign policy and our national security. It was those lies that Stolen Honor exposed. And it's those lies that Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation is dedicated to exposing and correcting. Help me expose John Kerry, Jane Fonda, and the anti-war movement as part of my legal defense.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your support.

Sincerely yours,

Carlton Sherwood


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: americantraitor; americantraitorbitch; carltonsherwood; fonda; frivilouslawsuit; hanoijane; hanoijohn; hanoilovingjohn; intimidation; kerry; lawsuit; lyingtraitor; stolenhonor; teresaspoodle; traitor; treason
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Lando

1 posted on 07/15/2005 9:58:11 PM PDT by Lando Lincoln
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To: Chieftain; Diva Betsy Ross; Ragtime Cowgirl
ping

Lando

2 posted on 07/15/2005 9:59:40 PM PDT by Lando Lincoln (How many liberals does it take to win a war?)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; MJY1288

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3 posted on 07/15/2005 10:05:14 PM PDT by Lando Lincoln (How many liberals does it take to win a war?)
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To: Lando Lincoln
I served in Vietnam, a Marine grunt, an infantryman, wounded three times and I never asked to come home, even when my battalion was decimated, forced to "stand down" because of casualties. Those who were able fought on and we’re still fighting today. But, this time the "enemy" wants to take something even more precious than our lives. It wants to strip us of our history, our sacrifice, our dignity and our honor.

I read an article about this yesterday by John O'Neill and he said Mr. Sherwood was a Marine Sniper? Maybe he is being humble.

4 posted on 07/15/2005 10:05:47 PM PDT by Echo Talon (http://echotalon.blogspot.com)
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To: Lando Lincoln

I'll certainly donate to Carlton's legal defense fund. Bump for recovery of the stolen honor of Vietnam vets.


5 posted on 07/15/2005 10:09:16 PM PDT by defenderSD (Suddenly the raven on Scalia's shoulder stirred and spoke. Quoth the raven...."Nevergore.")
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To: Howlin; eddie willers; cajungirl; wirestripper; Southflanknorthpawsis; Peach; prairiebreeze; ...

Carlton Sherwood / Stolen Honor ping...


7 posted on 07/15/2005 10:10:04 PM PDT by Interesting Times (ABCNNBCBS -- yesterday's news.)
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To: Lando Lincoln

Thanks for the ping, I'll help Carlton in a heartbeat


8 posted on 07/15/2005 10:12:16 PM PDT by MJY1288 (Whenever a Liberal is Speaking on the Senate Floor, Al-Jazeera Breaks in and Covers it LIVE)
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To: Squantos; Pukin Dog; TomasUSMC; FairOpinion; marinegrunt

(((( Ping ))))


9 posted on 07/15/2005 10:12:21 PM PDT by defenderSD (Suddenly the raven on Scalia's shoulder stirred and spoke. Quoth the raven...."Nevergore.")
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To: MeekOneGOP

Meek - general interest ping, please. Very important.


10 posted on 07/15/2005 10:15:21 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Interesting Times

Thanks for the ping!


11 posted on 07/15/2005 10:16:27 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: All
Stolen Honor
12 posted on 07/15/2005 10:17:16 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Lando Lincoln

BUMP


13 posted on 07/15/2005 10:19:10 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Spade = spade.)
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To: Albion Wilde
We should get all the evidence out there then including all kerry's files.
14 posted on 07/15/2005 10:20:44 PM PDT by Brimack34
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To: Brimack34
"We should get all the evidence out there then including all kerry's files."

Ah, THAT'S why JK isn't doing the suing hisself - the discovery phase would force him to fully release his military records.
15 posted on 07/15/2005 10:25:02 PM PDT by decal (Where were YOU when AndyScam broke? Sluthering, perhaps?)
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To: Brimack34

Yes, "discovery" could prove problematic for Kerry and his scumbag buddies.


16 posted on 07/15/2005 10:26:27 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lando Lincoln

Donation sent!


17 posted on 07/15/2005 10:26:50 PM PDT by neb52
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To: Lando Lincoln

I will give this man a hand. Damn Kerry. Hasn't he already done enough damage to our Veterans?


18 posted on 07/15/2005 10:27:57 PM PDT by planekT (The Supreme Can of Worms.)
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To: planekT

Damn Kerry to hell! Filth, leftist traitor should have been hung from the yardarm


19 posted on 07/15/2005 10:32:29 PM PDT by wildcatf4f3 (whats wrong with a draft?)
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To: Echo Talon
I saw that too. I think you'd have to be a Marine Grunt before becoming a Marine Sniper. Course he was a Marine. That's all I need to know.

We watched Stolen Honor with my buddy's neighbors(husband and wife) My buddy was a Vietnam Marine Vet. When it was over he turned to them and asked what they thought. The husband(who was an Army vet from the carter times)said "I don't know if I believe those guys". They voted for kerry.

20 posted on 07/15/2005 10:35:29 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Dig deeper, more ammo.)
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To: Eagles6

I liked the movie.


21 posted on 07/15/2005 10:37:01 PM PDT by Echo Talon (http://echotalon.blogspot.com)
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To: Eagles6
The husband(who was an Army vet from the carter times)said "I don't know if I believe those guys".

Yea.. those POWS were lying about how they were treated... /sarcasm

22 posted on 07/15/2005 10:38:20 PM PDT by Echo Talon (http://echotalon.blogspot.com)
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To: Lando Lincoln
John eFing Kerry peut embrasser mon grand âne de shiney!

Right on, Bender. He can kiss mine, too!

23 posted on 07/15/2005 10:39:35 PM PDT by sonofatpatcher2 (Texas, Love & a .45-- What more could you want, campers? };^)
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To: Lando Lincoln

$25 Donation set. We all appreciate the help of the Vietnam Veterans in the last election. I hope all readers will contribute SOMETHING. Even 5 dollars will help when multiplied by the thousands of readers.


24 posted on 07/15/2005 10:46:48 PM PDT by Angel
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To: Lando Lincoln

BTTT !!


25 posted on 07/15/2005 10:55:36 PM PDT by musicman
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To: Brimack34
We anticipate uncovering a large volume of previously undisclosed or classified documents in the legal "discovery" process, records Sen. Kerry and his allies have arduously attempted to cover up for decades.

That is what they said and why I am sending money. Every time these scumbags try to lie we need to turn it back on them with the truth. They use the lawyers and the courts to enforce their lies. We need to band together to prevent it.

26 posted on 07/15/2005 11:05:11 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Lando Lincoln

Can sKerry be called, would like to see him squirming on the stand?


27 posted on 07/15/2005 11:07:46 PM PDT by Ursus arctos horribilis ("It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!" Emiliano Zapata 1879-1919)
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To: Interesting Times
I had hoped I'd never have to drag out this "click the pix" graphic again:

John Kerry- some selected, informative links...Click the picture & goto "last" for the latest:


28 posted on 07/16/2005 12:32:31 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: Lando Lincoln

That figures. Kerry is to much of a coward to come forward himself; so his wittle pals do the dirty and I might add, very stupid suing.

I wonder what they hope to gain?


29 posted on 07/16/2005 4:13:49 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: Lando Lincoln

On the way. Thanks for the heads-up Lando.


30 posted on 07/16/2005 4:32:03 AM PDT by wheelright
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To: defenderSD

Stolen Honor may now move back to the Best Seller List.
Ping


31 posted on 07/16/2005 4:38:35 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (http://www.busateripens.com)
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To: Interesting Times; prairiebreeze

The truth hurts.


32 posted on 07/16/2005 5:02:47 AM PDT by Peach
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Donation for a good cause bump.


33 posted on 07/16/2005 5:06:58 AM PDT by alnick
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To: Peach
In the footage a man named Kenneth Campbell is shown apparently coaching another participant about his testimony on atrocities he supposedly committed. The man doesn't seem too certain about what he is supposed to have done, and jokes that he had forgotten about the massacre of an entire village that he had supposedly participated in. Now Campbell is claiming I damaged his reputation by showing this film clip.

Of course Campbell would never admit that he damaged his own damn reputation.

34 posted on 07/16/2005 5:30:55 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (My dad, a WWII veteran always said that America's best ally was...Britain. He was right.)
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To: Lando Lincoln; Dark Skies; jan in Colorado; AmericanArchConservative; Former Dodger; USF; ...

thought you might like to see this


35 posted on 07/16/2005 6:12:42 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (Understand Islam. Understand Evil. Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD link My Page.)
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To: Lando Lincoln


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NEVER FORGET



JOHN KERRY returned from Vietnam to call we American Soldiers fighting for the Freedom of others there...


....rapists and terrorists who cut off heads and ears.


MEL GIBSON returned from filming our real Vietnam War story titled...


.."WE WERE SOLDIERS"..


...deeply inspired to finally make his long planned ultlimate story of Love & Sacrifice titled...


.."The PASSION of the Christ"


Now, I wonder who ..got it right..?


Signed:.."ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer
Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965, Landing Zone Falcon

http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_collection.htm
(Photos)












MEL's -PASSION- sparked by -WE WERE SOLDIERS-

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1085111/posts


NEVER FORGET


36 posted on 07/16/2005 6:46:20 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: Lando Lincoln


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JOHN KERRY, Enemy of Freedom =

Pictures of a vietnamese Re-Education Camp

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1308949/posts

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37 posted on 07/16/2005 6:49:56 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: Lando Lincoln; johnny7; TomGuy; maryz; Lonesome in Massachussets; JLO; gidget7; nopardons; ...

LT ping


38 posted on 07/16/2005 7:44:09 AM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: Lando Lincoln

Stinking bassturd!!!


39 posted on 07/16/2005 7:54:27 AM PDT by shield (The Greatest Scientific Discoveries of the Century Reveal God!!!! by Dr. H. Ross, Astrophysicist)
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To: Lando Lincoln
I just got an email last night from an aunt who has a son and several nephews serving. One of her nephews just got out of the hospital for the third time. When he was told that he being awarded a purple heart for a shrapnel wound he complained that it wasn't deserved. It was a large shrapnel wound with considerable burns. Juxtapose this young man's sentiments with those by Kerry and his band of traitors.

That video showed the young man being coaxed to fabricate testimony as clear as day. The only shame involved with this whole incident is that more American's haven't seen these people for what they are. They are enemies of America!

I hope all conservatives and Veterans groups dig deep for this. This is more than a battle of the left against one man, it's a battle for exposing the truth behind the antiwar movement.

40 posted on 07/16/2005 7:57:26 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghanistan Honor Roll students.)
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping!


41 posted on 07/16/2005 8:21:57 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Interesting Times

John Kerry's pals can go jump in the lake. Why don't you open up your records fully and show us the full story, John?!?! If you're such a hero, you don't need to sue people to shut them up, just show us the goods! Slow-rolling the issue until doomsday doesn't make you look like anything but the scum that you are, Johnbo!


42 posted on 07/16/2005 8:38:49 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ("A litany of complaints is not a plan." -- G.W. Bush, regarding Sen. Kerry's lack of vision)
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To: Lando Lincoln
Bump.

My check on the way to:

Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation
P.O. Box 95000-1655
Philadelphia, PA 19195-1655

43 posted on 07/16/2005 8:44:57 AM PDT by kennedy ("Why would I listen to losers?")
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To: Echo Talon
 
Get Your Democrat Booster Hat Now.
44 posted on 07/16/2005 8:45:09 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (http://www.busateripens.com)
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To: Lando Lincoln

BUMP


45 posted on 07/16/2005 9:36:24 AM PDT by jokar (On line data base http://www.trackingthethreat.com/db/index.htm)
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To: Echo Talon

Yeah, pretty unbelievable. How could you watch the movie and not be moved by the courage and honor of these guys? Who would you think would lie? A bunch of honorable,decorated POWs or a traitorous pos politician?


46 posted on 07/16/2005 10:30:04 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Dig deeper, more ammo.)
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To: Interesting Times

Thanks for the ping. I will help.


47 posted on 07/16/2005 12:05:23 PM PDT by zot (GWB -- four more years!)
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To: Interesting Times
Support Stolen Honor BIMP
48 posted on 07/16/2005 12:16:32 PM PDT by Syncro (Recant, rescind, retract and repudiate....Got Truth?)
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To: Syncro

BTTT


49 posted on 07/16/2005 5:32:02 PM PDT by AnimalLover ( ((Are there special rules and regulations for the big guys?)))
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To: Brimack34
"We should get all the evidence out there then including all kerry's files."

I am wondering if this lawsuit did not begin; after. . .Kerry's file might have been 'cleaned or fixed'.. .is it possible to do this. . .where 'all things' are possible?

Whatever the case, the Left prefers to believe it's own fiction; and perhaps they think no one will notice this lawsuit; designed to punish and perpetrate a revenge on a truth-teller.

50 posted on 07/16/2005 9:18:01 PM PDT by cricket (Just say NO U.N.)
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