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Murtha assesses Army as 'broken' [TRAITOR TO HIS COUNTRY ALERT]
Washington Times ^ | Dec. 2, 2005 | Rowan Scarborough

Posted on 12/02/2005 6:58:13 AM PST by conservativecorner

Edited on 12/02/2005 7:02:22 AM PST by Lead Moderator. [history]

Rep. John P. Murtha is continuing his assault on the Bush administration's Iraq war policy, asserting this week that the U.S. Army is "broken, worn out" and "living hand to mouth."

The Pentagon and a senior Republican senator sharply disagreed with his assessment.


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What a complete POS!
1 posted on 12/02/2005 6:58:14 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: conservativecorner

Mr. Murtha is now a complete and total fool.

I used to admire this guy for his past service to the nation when he was in uniform.

Now I think it would be wise for Mr. Murtha to keep his mouth closed...because everytime he opens it these days he hurts the United States and damages the morale of the troops. He should be ashamed.

Betcha he isn't.


2 posted on 12/02/2005 7:00:53 AM PST by RexBeach ("The rest of the world is three drinks behind." -Humphrey Bogart)
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To: conservativecorner
"You cannot win this thing militarily," Mr. Murtha said later at a press conference. "Most of [U.S. troops] will be out of there in a year if I have my way."

Again, Murtha is not only a traiot but

MURTHA IS A COWARD. A PUNK. A CANDYASS. A WUSS..

And some lickspittle will soon join the thread to say: "Say what you like about Murtha, but you cannot call him a coward! You can't! He was in Vietnam!"

So was John Kerry.

Murtha's words and actions are the actions of a coward and anything worthwhile he may have done in the past has been completely erased by his cowardice in the present.

He is a sickening, yellow-bellied traitor and any argument made in his defense is specious.

3 posted on 12/02/2005 7:03:00 AM PST by wideawake
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To: conservativecorner

asserting this week that the U.S. Army is "broken, worn out" and "living hand to mouth."


Our brave Soldiers just dug up 4,000 mortar rounds and 11 500 lb bombs!!

Murtha is an Old Senile war dog. with NO Military expertise.

Just a grunt. and a stupid Liberal one at that.


4 posted on 12/02/2005 7:05:25 AM PST by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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To: conservativecorner

First they made me loose respect for a poor mother that lost her son, and now they are doing the same for a man who served his country well in the past.

Status: I pity the fool.


5 posted on 12/02/2005 7:06:20 AM PST by FreedomNeocon (I'm in no Al-Samood for this Shi'ite.)
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To: conservativecorner

Like Cindy Sheehan, another new acolyte of the MoveOn, ANSWER crowd is overreaching.


6 posted on 12/02/2005 7:06:51 AM PST by Semper Paratus
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To: conservativecorner

Ollie North (I think it was) was on Tony Snow radio program this morning.

He said the reason Murtha is saying all this is because Murtha may be coming under Congressional investigation on some other issue(s). Murtha is wanting to make it appear that that investigation is retaliation for Murtha's opinion on the war.

If true, Murtha has a personal agenda in dissing the military and the war and the Administration.


7 posted on 12/02/2005 7:08:36 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: conservativecorner

Does he know there are Marines there too? It sounds like Murtha is listening to the same old retired Army generals who don't like the transformation reforms put in place by Rumsfield.


8 posted on 12/02/2005 7:08:58 AM PST by rhombus
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To: wideawake

Nothing like a little aid and comfort for our enemies. Murtha is a disgrace.


9 posted on 12/02/2005 7:09:23 AM PST by Ron in Acreage (Liberal Democrats-Party before country)
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To: wideawake

He needs an opponent who ius dedicated to his retirement. He's the one who is a broken down old horse.


10 posted on 12/02/2005 7:09:35 AM PST by ClaireSolt (.)
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To: LtKerst
All of thes stupid SOB's should move to Canada or Mexico!
11 posted on 12/02/2005 7:09:49 AM PST by gunnedah
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To: wideawake

Yes, John Kerry was a soldier and served in Vietnam just like Murtha.

And look at Kerry, what a stupid disembling whiner He is!!!

Just because you join the military, it is no cure for "Stuck on Stupid" Democrats like Murtha and Kerry.

and Have You noticed that bug-eyed Rat Pelosi? what a gutter-Slug! She started this little Murtha bitch-fest, and when it blew up in Her face She didn't even have the Guts to stick around, She ran and Hid like a cockaroach!!!


Pelosi has me convinced that the Anti-Christ is a woman.


12 posted on 12/02/2005 7:10:46 AM PST by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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To: RexBeach

He looks like he has Alzheimer's to me. People like that go further than misrepresenting their district. At the point he is now, he is a problem for the whole nation. I think he needs to be censured. Of course he won't be, after all he is a patriot and a great man. Everybody in the house wants to have sex with him (see Coulter's column)


13 posted on 12/02/2005 7:12:38 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: LtKerst

that's funny. "Pelosi has me convinced that the Anti-Christ is a woman." Half right, I suppose.


14 posted on 12/02/2005 7:12:53 AM PST by ClaireSolt (.)
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To: RexBeach
Mr. Murtha is now a complete and total fool.

How about treasonous old fool? This man has spent nearly twenty years in Washington as a congress critter ... he's been corrupted by the system. As far as his military background, speaking as a former Marine, this guy is a John Kerry type of combatant ... a total fraud.

15 posted on 12/02/2005 7:13:28 AM PST by BluH2o
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To: wideawake

Edd Hendee, a local radio guy here in Houston said it well -- "God bless him for what he did in the past, may the house of hell fall on him for what he's doing now."


16 posted on 12/02/2005 7:13:57 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: FreedomNeocon

I feel sorry for Casey's father, I do NOT feel sorry for Mother "F'er" Sheehan.


17 posted on 12/02/2005 7:15:37 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: TomGuy

If a true patriot like Duke Cunningham had to be shamed, I want to see a damrat shamed in return. There has to be a reaction for every action.


18 posted on 12/02/2005 7:16:32 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: TomGuy
Maybe, but I think he is repeating his same assertions from a year ago because the timing is now better for the left.

After Mr.Z blew up his countrymen in Jordan and was denounced by 250,000 protesters and his family, the left figures his power in Iraq may wane for a bit.

So they jumped in to take his place in defeating the US war effort.

And, the Dec 15 elections are coming up, which adds to their needs to humiliate the President and the US, painting the war as a failure now matter what the elections produce.

WE and the President MUST lose.
19 posted on 12/02/2005 7:16:55 AM PST by roses of sharon
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To: LtKerst

Well put--but I'm curious: What rule do you follow for CaPiTAlizAtIOn?


20 posted on 12/02/2005 7:17:04 AM PST by Buck W. (Yesterday's Intelligentsia are today's Irrelevantsia.)
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To: conservativecorner
Some combination of fool and/or traitor.

(Know I shouldn't, but can't help but wonder if he's getting "something" from the little old broad from California!)

21 posted on 12/02/2005 7:18:21 AM PST by Ed_in_NJ (Who killed Suzanne Coleman?)
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To: TomGuy
Ollie North (I think it was) was on Tony Snow radio program this morning. He said the reason Murtha is saying all this is because Murtha may be coming under Congressional investigation on some other issue(s).

Sounds like another traitorous former Marine, Ritter-The-Child-Molester, and general Saddam kiss-ass.

22 posted on 12/02/2005 7:20:11 AM PST by DocH (Gun-grabbers, you can HAVE my guns... lead first.)
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To: wideawake

Lee Harvey Oswald was a Marine... Bill Clinton was a US president. Neither achievements negate the fact that they were/are human garbage.


23 posted on 12/02/2005 7:20:11 AM PST by johnny7 (“You have a corpse in a car, minus a head, in the garage. Take me to it.”)
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To: TomGuy
That's very interesting....I have posted several times that I thought the DNC and that lunatic from Vermont have pretty much told him that he need to tow the line on this one now or they would opposes his reelection...never thought about a Randy Cunningham moment....that certainly would be interesting if that an investigation is true and that he has some skeletons out there somewhere.
24 posted on 12/02/2005 7:20:36 AM PST by Ouderkirk (Funny how death and destruction seems to happen wherever Muslims gather...)
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To: LtKerst
Pelosi has me convinced that the Anti-Christ is a woman.

No, no, no, relax. She's just an annoying cockaroach. I was thinking the other day that I'd like to see her out of that position, but then I realized she is so hopelessly out of her league, so completely ineffectual, we'd never get another weak sister like her. I know her appearance and sound is like fingernails on a blackboard, but know that no one in their right mind would ever take a shrieking, hysterical harpy like that seriously. I doubt people in SF even take her seriously. She's almost as much of a gift as Howard "The Scream" Dean.

25 posted on 12/02/2005 7:20:55 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: conservativecorner
Since the DUmocrats are so quick to jump on the "pullout" train...why don't they all step down from their seats and give it a Republican?

They have LOST consistently since 1994, so why not CUT & RUN? Put your money where your mouth is...STEP DOWN NOW, DUMOCRATS!

26 posted on 12/02/2005 7:21:56 AM PST by RasterMaster ("Bin Laden shows others the road to Paradise, but never offers to go along for the ride." GWB)
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To: BluH2o

Anybody that claims to be a PH recipient but won't release the details when asked has two strikes against them in my book. I don't believe a word of it.


27 posted on 12/02/2005 7:22:09 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: wideawake
So was John Kerry.

Where were the ("you cant' criticize war veterans") hypocrite MSM crowd when they let the comlibs demonetize Oliver North?

28 posted on 12/02/2005 7:23:05 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks (If you don't like Jesus, you can go to hell.)
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To: Great Caesars Ghost

Touche' BUMP!!


29 posted on 12/02/2005 7:24:01 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Excellent point that bears repeating.


30 posted on 12/02/2005 7:24:02 AM PST by wideawake
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To: conservativecorner
This old dried up Murthaf*kr apparently has forgotten the Militay Code of Conduct click here (especially article six)

I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America.

Oh, wait I forgot, the RATs don't turst in God and the U.S.

31 posted on 12/02/2005 7:24:12 AM PST by meandog (FUDU)
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To: roses of sharon

I think they did this before the handover of power too, trying to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. They may know that this is their last chance. The election may seal the compact we've made with the Iraqi people.

Then again another trope of the left is to demand something we're going to do anyway in hopes of claiming credit for it. It will never work. Then next fall none of this will have happened.


32 posted on 12/02/2005 7:24:32 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: conservativecorner


Murtha is just old and senile...and a puppet. He doesn't have enough of his mental capacity left to be a traitor. He lacks the competence for overt sedition.


33 posted on 12/02/2005 7:24:33 AM PST by in hoc signo vinces ("Houston, TX...a waiting quagmire for jihadis.")
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To: DocH

I think Ritter was getting paid off by Soros, wouldn't be surprised if Mister Murtha was getting a few checks in the mail as well.


34 posted on 12/02/2005 7:25:41 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: in hoc signo vinces

Murtha is just trying to deflect the pork scandal from looking at him and his lobbyist brother too closely.


35 posted on 12/02/2005 7:26:30 AM PST by ArtyFO (I love to smoke cigars when I adjust artillery fire.)
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To: conservativecorner

Well, the way I look at it is that Murtha is the gift that keeps on giving...to the GOP, that is.

His idiotic statements just show the vast contrast between the GOP and the Dems.


36 posted on 12/02/2005 7:26:35 AM PST by dawn53
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To: wideawake

Stop holding back, wideawake! Hard not to agree with you, though.


37 posted on 12/02/2005 7:26:58 AM PST by Obadiah
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To: conservativecorner

Are Navy was fairly broken in 1941 on Dec 8th. This was not a valid reason for a Senator to call for withdrawl of our forces from the pacific theater and to cede Hawaii to the new Enemy. The E word is not used enough in the Iraq/Al Qaeda/Afghanistan contect, IMHO.


38 posted on 12/02/2005 7:29:16 AM PST by epluribus_2
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To: dawn53

I'm always amazed how these mopes fall in love with the camera. Sheehan and now Murtha are milking the love that the dems throw at them through the media. It's like electronic heroin to them.


39 posted on 12/02/2005 7:29:19 AM PST by Thebaddog (K9 4ever)
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To: meandog

Don't let Michael Newdow know they have to promise to trust in God to get in the military.


40 posted on 12/02/2005 7:29:28 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: conservativecorner
Rep. John P. Murtha is continuing his assault on the Bush administration's Iraq war policy, asserting this week that the U.S. Army is "broken, worn out" and "living hand to mouth."

Hillary must have found some pictures of Murtha fellating a young boy.

41 posted on 12/02/2005 7:30:17 AM PST by Lazamataz (Proudly Posting Without Reading The Article Since 1999)
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To: conservativecorner

A brief note in yesterday's National Review Online:

"REP. MURTHA'S ARMY DIS [Kathryn Jean Lopez]
An e-mail from Fort Hood:

As a Captain in the Army who served in Iraq for the entire 365 days of 2004 in Iraq, I can assure you that the Army is not broken, worn out, or living hand to mouth. I would like to elaborate and respond to Congressman Murtha's comments but I doubt I could contain the 4 letter words that would flow from my fingers onto this computer. In a nutshell, these comments make me very very angry. Feel free to relay my frustration on the Corner. "

http://corner.nationalreview.com/05_11_27_corner-archive.asp#083717


42 posted on 12/02/2005 7:31:18 AM PST by frankjr
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To: conservativecorner

Murtha has jumped the shark.

This is beyond the pale (and the pail.)

Pelosi must've promised him a committee chair if they pull this off. If they do pull this off, then the American public deserves the horrors to come.


SECURE THE BORDERS


43 posted on 12/02/2005 7:31:39 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS)
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To: conservativecorner



From the LA Times article "Democrats' War Opposition Not a United Front ":

"Many Democratic political strategists and foreign policy analysts
have long believed the party can benefit more from criticizing Bush's handling of the war than from specifying an alternative."


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"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious.

But it cannot survive treason from within.



An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known, and he carries his banners openly.

But the traitor moves among those within the gates freely,
his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys,
heard in the very hall of government itself.

For the traitor appears no traitor.



He speaks in the accents familiar to his victims,
and he wears their face and their garments,
and he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in hearts of men.




He rots the soul of a nation.

He works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of a city.

He infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist.

A Murderer Is Less To Be Feared."

Cicero, 43 B.C.




*********


PS ~ FYI, in cased any of you missed reading the thread which featured this U.S.News & World Report article: The (Very) Big Lie ... it's a damn fine read!



44 posted on 12/02/2005 7:32:03 AM PST by Zacs Mom (Proud wife of a Marine! ... and purveyor of "rampant, unedited dialogue")
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To: LtKerst

Your right, Murtha is a senile dog. We had a guy named McGovern who had been a WWII bomber pilot (40 Missions) and ran for president as a commie loving dove. I am always amazed that real fighters can become such viginas like he and Kennedy and others. I think that the love of power and lucre has a lot to do with it.


45 posted on 12/02/2005 7:32:44 AM PST by Lewite (Praise YAHWEH and Proclaim His Wonderful Name, His Son Yahshua Messiah is coming soon!)
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To: epluribus_2

It is good that they have Zarqawi to use to personalize the enemy in Iraq.


46 posted on 12/02/2005 7:33:03 AM PST by Great Caesars Ghost (History says our political structure and weak stomach will cause us to lose this war.)
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To: conservativecorner
Murtha: a modification of tactics. With the Ditch Witch (
Sheehan) it was alligator tears for a son who gave his life for a broken policy. Now it is an old war horse crying because the Army is 'broken'. Both are using the military angle as a silver spike in our military effort.
47 posted on 12/02/2005 7:34:15 AM PST by jonrick46
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To: conservativecorner
IF this ol'fatbastard doesn't get voted out in '06, it will speak volumes as to what kind of people live in Pennslvania district (Johnstown, PA)

Here's a link to the Johnstown Chamber of Commerce to share your thoughts on their U.S. House Representative.

48 posted on 12/02/2005 7:35:48 AM PST by harpu
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To: meandog
"I will trust in my God and in the United States of America."

Now you went and did it. The ACLU will be in court to have this removed from the Code.

49 posted on 12/02/2005 7:36:14 AM PST by anoldafvet
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To: RexBeach
I used to admire this guy for his past service to the nation when he was in uniform.

One of the outstanding generals and genuine hero of the Revolutionary war was Benedict Arnold up until he put personal intrests ahead of his country.

50 posted on 12/02/2005 7:36:29 AM PST by tbpiper (Islam, the cultural equivalent of flesh eating bacteria.)
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