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Kerry: I'd have us in a 'different place'
CNN ^ | 11/17/05 | John Kerry

Posted on 11/18/2005 11:40:01 AM PST by Xanadu2112

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A top House Democrat called for a swift U.S. withdrawal from Iraq on Thursday amid a White House counteroffensive against allegations that the Bush administration misled the country over prewar intelligence. CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer spoke with Sen. John Kerry -- the Massachusetts Democrat who lost to President Bush in last year's election -- beginning by asking about the president recently quoting Kerry's prewar comments on Saddam Hussein. "I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a threat, and a grave threat, to our security," the president quoted Kerry saying, in part. BLITZER: You firmly believed that, going into the war -- that's why you voted for that resolution? KERRY: Providing he had those weapons, and providing -- which the president didn't quote, as he distorted again to America our position and the truth -- providing that he did the other things, which are: a follow-through on the inspections; not go unilaterally; build a legitimate coalition; plan carefully and go as a last resort. All of which the president said he would do; none of which he did do. The record is now clear. So I said in that very same speech, which the president did not quote, that if you proceeded too rapidly, if you didn't do the things I just described, you could make a volatile region more dangerous, you could attract more terrorists and you would make America less secure, not more. The president needs to stop being selective, and he needs to start to level with the American people. That speech on Friday, on Veterans Day -- a sacred day for veterans, which was a political-attack day for the president -- was not an honest speech.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: fauxpurplehearts; flipflop; gigolo; ichabodcrane; kerrydefeat; lurch; mentalillness; turnandrun
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1 posted on 11/18/2005 11:40:03 AM PST by Xanadu2112
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To: Xanadu2112

A happy place, where the clouds are fluffy and pink...


2 posted on 11/18/2005 11:40:48 AM PST by Tennessee_Bob ("Those who "abjure" violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.")
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To: Xanadu2112
Kerry: I'd have us in a 'different place'

The burning suburbs of Gay Paree, Ketchup Boy?

3 posted on 11/18/2005 11:41:22 AM PST by steveegg (Take two - throw those long knives at the DemonRATs and lieberals - and include the RINOs)
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To: Xanadu2112

Cambodia?


4 posted on 11/18/2005 11:41:28 AM PST by LdSentinal
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To: Xanadu2112

I believe the gaunt gigolo from Massachussetts meant "Different position".


6 posted on 11/18/2005 11:41:38 AM PST by MortMan (Eschew Obfuscation)
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To: Xanadu2112
Possibly Kerry meant to say
" I'd have us in a different position "
As in bent over.
7 posted on 11/18/2005 11:41:43 AM PST by warsaw44
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To: Xanadu2112; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

That basturd would have us in hell!


8 posted on 11/18/2005 11:41:52 AM PST by Just A Nobody (I - LOVE - my attitude problem! WBB lives on. Beware the Enemedia trolls.)
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To: Xanadu2112

Down the toilet!


9 posted on 11/18/2005 11:42:00 AM PST by smartin (The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior.)
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To: Xanadu2112

In France??


10 posted on 11/18/2005 11:42:39 AM PST by RockinRight (Itís likely for a Conservative to be a Republican, but not always the other way around)
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To: Xanadu2112

I would tend to agree with Kerry. He would have us in a different place, probably under Communist China like Bill Clinton tried to do.


11 posted on 11/18/2005 11:42:44 AM PST by TommyDale
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To: Tennessee_Bob
That speech on Friday, on Veterans Day -- a sacred day for veterans, which was a political-attack day for the president -- was not an honest speech.

This from the guy who accused his fellow servicemen of rape and war crimes. The same guy who met with the North Vietnamese in Paris, while still a Naval officer..

12 posted on 11/18/2005 11:43:45 AM PST by cardinal4 ("One man gone and another to go....")
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To: Xanadu2112

To me, one of the most disturbing things about modern America is that this traitor (who was thumbing his nose at the law and the chain of command, secretly meeting with the enemy while wearing a uniform) has any stature at all, let alone being the presidential nominee of a major party.


13 posted on 11/18/2005 11:43:55 AM PST by lady lawyer
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Oompa loompa land

14 posted on 11/18/2005 11:44:09 AM PST by evets (God bless president Bush!)
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To: Xanadu2112

Over at the Fonda residence...


15 posted on 11/18/2005 11:44:49 AM PST by 101st-Eagle
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To: Xanadu2112
"I'd have us in a different place" No John I don;t want to follow you there
16 posted on 11/18/2005 11:44:49 AM PST by TheRobb7 (The American Spirit does not require a federal subsidy.)
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To: Xanadu2112
He'd have us in a different place before he had us in the other place
17 posted on 11/18/2005 11:45:15 AM PST by freeperfromnj
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To: TommyDale

Shut up john f'n kerry. You're meaningless.


18 posted on 11/18/2005 11:45:22 AM PST by jackv (just shakin' my head)
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To: Xanadu2112

Oh, look at me! I'm making people happy! I'm the Magical Man from Happy-Land, in a gumdrop house on Lollipop Lane!


19 posted on 11/18/2005 11:48:45 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: Xanadu2112

If I were King

I often wish I were a King,
And then I could do anything.

If only I were King of Spain,
I'd take my hat off in the rain.

If only I were King of France,
I wouldn't brush my hair for aunts.

I think, if I were King of Greece,
I'd push things off the mantelpiece.

If I were King of Norroway,
I'd ask an elephant to stay.

If I were King of Babylon,
I'd leave my button gloves undone.

If I were King of Timbuctoo,
I'd think of lovely things to do.

If I were King of anything,
I'd tell the soldiers, "I'm the King!"

--A. A. Milne


20 posted on 11/18/2005 11:48:56 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Tennessee_Bob

6 feet under


21 posted on 11/18/2005 11:49:26 AM PST by SMARTY
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To: Xanadu2112
He'd have us with the world leaders whom he refused to name that told him they wanted him as president.

-PJ

22 posted on 11/18/2005 11:51:11 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (It's still not safe to vote Democrat.)
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To: Xanadu2112
why, we'd be on the Scaramouch having champagne injected lobster with gigolo-john and whoresa the drunk, helping teddy find the car he parked in the Chappaquiddick.
23 posted on 11/18/2005 11:52:00 AM PST by pipecorp (Let's have a CRUSADE! , the muslims have already started. 1800 replies and not a single post!)
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To: Xanadu2112

How I would love to see someone, anyone, just deck Kerry! Just lay him out. Well, I can dream, can't I?


24 posted on 11/18/2005 11:53:46 AM PST by mlc9852
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To: Xanadu2112

A happy place - with trees and flowers and chirping birds -

Remember Dr Demento?


25 posted on 11/18/2005 11:55:49 AM PST by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .....)
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To: Xanadu2112
Detroit - (AP) 11-17-05 Detroit was largely spared overnight Saturday from the violence that has wracked the country for 17 nights, but arson and violence have spread to other American cities.

There were fears that Detroit would be a target Saturday after reports that a coordinated assault was being planned, but it didn't materialize.

An additional 3,000 police were mobilized to ensure calm over the Ramadan weekend, with increased security around noted landmarks like the Ford Tower and transportation centres such as train stations.

The Ohio Governor said the relative calm on Saturday night represented a "major lull" in the turmoil. At a media briefing Sunday, he suggested "things could return to normal very quickly."

Pennsylvania reported only two major incidents on Saturday, one in the suburbs southeast of Philadelphia and the other in the south of the city.

Reports from around the country said 374 vehicles were set on fire. That is down from about 1,300 overnight on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5 and 6.

President Kerry's government announced emergency appeasement measures on Tuesday, including curfews aimed at stopping the violence.

29 vehicles torched in Chicago

But Chicago had its worst night in a week and Milwaukee also reported violent incidents, although they are minor in comparison with the situation in Detroit.

In Chicago, 29 vehicles were set on fire. There are no reports of injuries and 50 people have been arrested.
26 posted on 11/18/2005 11:57:17 AM PST by Species8472
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To: Xanadu2112

"Not go unilaterally; build a legitimate coalition;"

Kerry and his French obsession. He can't get over it.


27 posted on 11/18/2005 11:57:32 AM PST by Shermy
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To: cardinal4

not to mention got a dishonorable discharge repaired by another dishonorable dem jimmuh cattah.


28 posted on 11/18/2005 11:58:23 AM PST by bdfromlv (Leavenworth hard time)
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To: Xanadu2112
I'd have us in a 'different place'

Yeah, cowering on the floor, begging for mercy whilst bawling your eyes out.

29 posted on 11/18/2005 11:58:41 AM PST by Reaganesque
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To: Xanadu2112
Kerry: I'd have us in a 'different place'


30 posted on 11/18/2005 11:59:22 AM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: Xanadu2112

Is that special place "seared" in your memory?

Having Saddam still in power, threatening his neighbors, oeprating rape rooms, filling mass graves, running his "woodchipper" with screaming Shia and Kurds is not my idea of a better "place."

No thanks Senator John F'n Kerry. You lost. It is time for you to have a nice cup of STFU.


31 posted on 11/18/2005 12:02:03 PM PST by daviscupper
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To: Xanadu2112

Apparently, Lurch is still keeping that plan of his a secret.


32 posted on 11/18/2005 12:04:07 PM PST by Recovering Hermit
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To: Xanadu2112
...you could make a volatile region more dangerous...

Here's the dangerous volatile region:


33 posted on 11/18/2005 12:05:16 PM PST by Minnesocold (Truth itself is the one enemy against which liberalism cannot prevail. -Christopher Adamo)
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To: Xanadu2112
Is there statute of limitations on Treason! The constitution bars him from holding the office Senator if, indeed, his treasonous behavior can be proven.

What are we waiting for? Can I walk up to the jerk and make a citizens arrest?

34 posted on 11/18/2005 12:05:30 PM PST by Young Werther
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To: Xanadu2112

As I recall, the traitorous Senator made a hasty withdrawl from the Swift boats by awarding himself medals.

He is in no position to ask for a swift withdrawal from anywhere.


35 posted on 11/18/2005 12:06:36 PM PST by bert (K.E. ; N.P . (FR = a lotta talk, but little action))
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To: Xanadu2112

Yes. John Kerry "Has a Plan."


36 posted on 11/18/2005 12:12:08 PM PST by pabianice
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To: Xanadu2112

if wishes were horses, all men would ride.....


37 posted on 11/18/2005 12:17:58 PM PST by Archytekt
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To: Xanadu2112

Had Kerry been elected we would have been targeted numerous times just as 9/11.


38 posted on 11/18/2005 12:19:05 PM PST by KenmcG414
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To: pabianice

This from last night on CNN.....

http://exposingtheleft.blogspot.com/2005/11/kerry-rewrites-history-or-he-who-lies.html


39 posted on 11/18/2005 12:20:10 PM PST by traderrob6
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To: Xanadu2112

Kerry: I'd have us in a 'different place'

He's exactly right and I believe him. This 'different place' is typically defined and referred to as "Hell".


40 posted on 11/18/2005 12:20:19 PM PST by WKUHilltopper
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To: Xanadu2112
Dave's Site

Elmer Fudd

41 posted on 11/18/2005 12:20:57 PM PST by Fred911
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To: pabianice

it is so difficult to listen to him, because all that I can concentrate on is him licking his lips and I can not stop counting, I wish Laura Ingraham had not mention that he reminds of a creepy lizard.


42 posted on 11/18/2005 12:24:16 PM PST by dubyawhoiluv
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To: Fred911

John F. Kerry-the most shameful and dispicable vermin produced in my generation. He is a useless, pompous fool. Only a place like Mass. could come up with a tag team of Kerry and Kennedy and reelect them every time.


43 posted on 11/18/2005 12:26:27 PM PST by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: bert

If he were President, Kerry would give each of the soldiers in Iraq three Purple Hearts, so they could all come home.


44 posted on 11/18/2005 12:33:52 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Xanadu2112
Is this the different place John?


45 posted on 11/18/2005 12:40:52 PM PST by Beckwith (The liberal press has picked sides ... and they have sided with the Islamofascists)
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To: Xanadu2112

yeah, in a different place alright..like up shit creek.


46 posted on 11/18/2005 12:45:07 PM PST by GeorgiaDawg
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To: GeorgiaDawg

Just ask the Gerbil about that..


47 posted on 11/18/2005 12:46:27 PM PST by Drammach (Freedom; not just a job, it's an adventure..)
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To: Xanadu2112

does that different places include high unemployment, an economy in a recession, and every american either dead or praying to allah.


48 posted on 11/18/2005 12:46:57 PM PST by Element187
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To: Xanadu2112

Who is John Kerry?


49 posted on 11/18/2005 12:47:04 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Xanadu2112

Cambodia on Christmas Eve?


50 posted on 11/18/2005 12:48:44 PM PST by TC Rider (The United States Constitution © 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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