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Murtha speech gets cheers and jeers (Cut & Run Tour Fizzles on Home Turf)
The Pitssburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 5-14-06 | Richard Robbins

Posted on 05/14/2006 9:21:57 AM PDT by smoothsailing

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51 posted on 05/14/2006 8:51:02 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: smoothsailing

52 posted on 05/14/2006 8:52:19 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: CMS; The Sailor; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; Defender2; OneLoyalAmerican; bkwells; blacklions; ...

murtha : Pay attention

You have been hanging around to long with cut and run hanoi kerry

The Brothers and Sisters on The Wall know what you have done.

And before you complain about me, I was there also.

DISMISSED!

Marine NOT afraid to not be "PC" Ping!

Young Marine Blasts Rep. Murtha at Town Hall Meeting
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1558047/posts

"Yes sir my name is Mark Seavey and I just want to thank you for coming up here. Until about a month ago I was Sergeant Mark Seavey infantry squad leader, I returned from Afghanistan. My question to you, (applause)

"Like yourself I dropped out of college two years ago to volunteer to go to Afghanistan, and I went and I came back. If I didn't have a herniated disk now I would volunteer to go to Iraq in a second with my troops, three of which have already volunteered to go to Iraq. I keep hearing you say how you talk to the troops and the troops are demoralized, and I really resent that characterization. (applause) The morale of the troops that I talk to is phenomenal, which is why my troops are volunteering to go back, despite the hardships they had to endure in Afghanistan."

Murtha's War Hero Status Called Into Question
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1557630/posts


53 posted on 05/14/2006 8:55:41 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Support the troops by exposing the threats to them like hanoi kerry, Medea Benjamin and Code Pink)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Odd that all the Democrats can come up with is BX-Commandos.


54 posted on 05/14/2006 9:15:30 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: smoothsailing
Well its a small, small world. I have not had the opportunity to post (or FReep) recently...as my family life and job have been more hectic than usual (as if that is even possible but it has been the case recently)... yesterday was a proud, eventful day in my family as our oldest son graduated from...SETON HILL UNIVERSITY.

We were at the commencement and sat thru Congressman Murtha's diatribe. Murtha's remarks did elicit heckles (back and forth) and as someone who sat there, in the Katherine Mabis McKenna Gym, one half of the graduating class did NOT stand and applaud (maybe 20 percent of the crowd at most). The initial heckler (quote of what heckler #1 said...'its about a graduating class...not your agenda') received a smattering of applause (like those who heard him were thinking the same thoughts). I don't condone heckling and catcalls, but I also greatly resent the circus my son's ceremony turned into (but that is for my private letter writing tomorrow) due to Mr. Murtha vitriol towards the Bush administration. As a constituent in his 14th Congressional District, I feel that that Pennsylvania would have been better served if Mr. Murtha would have tauted how the 'best and brightest' need to make thier future here, in Southwestern PA. Mr. Murtha should have further explained that the jobs and ecomonic growth that he has worked diligently to attain for the Pittsburgh region will keep them here...but wait...his agenda only involves Iraq...and face time with the national media.

I will post any replies I receive from my letters to the Congressman and the University on the circus that was son's graduation day.

FRegards, PaMom

55 posted on 05/14/2006 9:22:31 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (Take the high road...the view is always better.)
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To: operation clinton cleanup
No thanks to the Democrats.

Very true. I was going to rephrase his remark by saying "This is America, not Russia, but were working to make it so! Vote Democrat and remember, we make sure every vote is counted!! Every dead person, every illegal, and every convict! Plus we make sure to throw out that pesky military absentee ballot"

Yet one more glaring reason why the left can never be entrusted with power.

56 posted on 05/14/2006 10:05:09 PM PDT by M1Tanker (Proven Daily: Modern "progressive" liberalism is just National Socialism without the "twisted cross")
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To: PennsylvaniaMom
You had to sit through that? I am so sorry. If it was my graduation that was ruined by this appeaser, I would have thrown my cap and gown down and walked out in protest.

That said, I never went to my college graduation. It was scheduled to close to my commissioning ceremony as a 2LT in the Army and, honestly, I could have cared less about listening to the leftist trash spewed forth by the guest speaker and the college administration. I still would love to write the college back and demand a refund for all the leftist general education courses they made me take so I could get an Industrial Engineering degree.
57 posted on 05/14/2006 10:11:53 PM PDT by M1Tanker (Proven Daily: Modern "progressive" liberalism is just National Socialism without the "twisted cross")
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To: PennsylvaniaMom; freema; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; W04Man
I also greatly resents the circus my son's ceremony turned into...

I am so very sorry that you, your son and all those in attendence had to sit through something like this on a day that should have been all about the graduates.

Vote Diana Irey!

58 posted on 05/14/2006 10:54:44 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN..Support our Troops! I *LOVE* my attitude problem. Beware the Enemedia!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

BTTT


59 posted on 05/15/2006 3:01:25 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: george76
Hmmm...I wonder who among these might be KSA clients? No one seems to want to name names of the porkers who are feeding from Murtha's trough. SOOOOOIE!!! Here, pig, pig, pig!
60 posted on 05/15/2006 6:27:02 AM PDT by Sisku Hanne (Equal treatment for illegal aliens: the US should adopt Mexico's immigration policy!)
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To: freema
Hey. Thats where my daughter got her undergrad in biology from.
Hopefully Dianna shall pick up a lot of support while more folks realize Murtha has done a lot of damage to our efforts in Iraq.
61 posted on 05/15/2006 6:37:15 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: smoothsailing
"I told him, 'This is America, not Russia,' " Murtha said.

 

This is pretty funny coming from a democrat.

62 posted on 05/15/2006 6:43:36 AM PDT by Fintan (There once was a man from Nantucket...)
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63 posted on 05/15/2006 7:11:22 AM PDT by metesky ("Brethren, leave us go amongst them." Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond- The Searchers)
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64 posted on 05/15/2006 8:08:58 AM PDT by bmwcyle (We got permits, yes we DO! We got permits, how 'bout YOU?;))
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To: PennsylvaniaMom
Thank you for posting.I can only imagine what a mess Murtha made of what should have been a wonderful occasion for all.He owes everyone in attendance an apology,IMO.
65 posted on 05/15/2006 9:51:15 AM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission http://www.irey.com)
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To: Marine_Uncle

!!


66 posted on 05/15/2006 4:31:34 PM PDT by freema (Proud Marine FRiend, Mom, Aunt, Sister, Friend, Wife, Daughter, Niece)
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To: devolve; potlatch; PhilDragoo
Late ping in case you missed this thread. :)
67 posted on 05/15/2006 8:21:02 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission http://www.irey.com)
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To: Coop
Hey Coop, did you see this?
68 posted on 05/15/2006 8:26:11 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Support The Troops-Support The Mission http://www.irey.com)
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To: smoothsailing

Thanks smoothsailing! It was worth it just to see Murtha getting chewed out in that picture!!


69 posted on 05/15/2006 8:29:05 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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70 posted on 05/15/2006 10:19:29 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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To: PhilDragoo; ntnychik; devolve; smoothsailing
LOL, that was quick - and funny!!


71 posted on 05/15/2006 10:32:00 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: PhilDragoo
THANKS


72 posted on 05/15/2006 10:52:35 PM PDT by Smartass (Vaya con Dios)
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To: smoothsailing

I did, thanks.


73 posted on 05/16/2006 4:02:52 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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75 posted on 05/16/2006 11:27:55 PM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Hillary Clinton 6/28/04)
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To: Steely Tom

Michele Ridge, chairwoman of the Seton Hill board of directors and the wife of former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, told the Class of 2006 this was a commencement they "would never forget."

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What!!?? Tom Ridge's wife!!?? If she had a hand in selecting this liar to deliver the speech, I am stunned.


76 posted on 05/17/2006 7:04:30 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: smoothsailing

Geoff Monsour, of Latrobe, makes a point to U.S. Rep. John P. Murtha following his graduation ceremony....

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Tell'im, son! He's apparently forgotten some things about being a Marine.


77 posted on 05/17/2006 7:06:24 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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What are they talking about ????? The war is over... The MSM just hasn't told anyone yet.... WE WON... Iraq has an army, a self defense force, a Democracy... our mission is oversight now... lets just get some bases built restore the flow of oil and continue to help them rebuild their country...

THANK YOU for stating the obvious.

78 posted on 05/17/2006 7:07:45 AM PDT by demkicker (democrats and terrorists are familiar bedfellows)
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To: freema

We can do without vulgarities, thank you.


79 posted on 05/17/2006 7:12:21 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: smoothsailing

bump


80 posted on 05/17/2006 7:13:35 AM PDT by GOPJ (By definition, "connecting the dots" involves getting to see the dots... -- Mark Steyn)
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To: Republican Wildcat

"I told him, 'This is America, not Russia,' " Murtha said.

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Isn't it funny how the liberals, when told that there remarks or behavior are inappropriate, always invoke "free speech"?


81 posted on 05/17/2006 7:14:44 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: ErnBatavia

That Marine better not piss off Cardinal Wolsey!


82 posted on 05/17/2006 7:17:20 AM PDT by Xenalyte (Pudding won't fill the emptiness inside me . . . but it'll help.)
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To: andyandval

Geoff Monsour, of Latrobe, tells U.S. Rep. John P. Murtha to get off the dias or he will not pay him for the pizza.

83 posted on 05/17/2006 7:18:29 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys - Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat - But they know what's best.)
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To: M1Tanker

Thank you for your service.


84 posted on 05/17/2006 7:18:43 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: nutmeg

Check it!


85 posted on 05/17/2006 7:21:25 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: potlatch

The other issue he needs a butt chewing about is his role as Chairman Armed Services Committee back in 1993. That's when the Bottom's Up review was conducted and they enacted deeper defense cuts than what Bush 41 recommended when the Soviets went away.

He is the Father of the Broken Army of which he complains about. The milquetoast Repubs have let him skate.


86 posted on 05/17/2006 7:27:13 AM PDT by Wristpin ("The Yankees announce plan to buy every player in Baseball....")
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To: Bigg Red

Ahhhh!

there remarks = their remarks


87 posted on 05/17/2006 8:58:13 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: Wristpin
He is the Father of the Broken Army of which he complains about.

I wonder if these people ever realize the things they did wrong.

88 posted on 05/17/2006 11:59:40 AM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Bigg Red

Michele Ridge is the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees. I am not sure what part in the decision making process Mrs. Ridge had, but she didn't seem 'stunned' or 'shocked' by Murtha's comments on Saturday. BTW, her line about 'never forgetting their commencement' drew a big laugh, and eased some of the tension.


89 posted on 05/17/2006 12:07:09 PM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (Take the high road...the view is always better.)
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To: JennysCool; ErnBatavia

He looks like one of Cardinal Wolsey's minions. Had he said the same traitorous things back then, Henry VIII would have had him beheaded.


90 posted on 05/17/2006 12:10:17 PM PDT by Polyxene (For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel - Martin Luther)
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To: smoothsailing

bttt


91 posted on 05/17/2006 8:03:42 PM PDT by votelife (we need 60 conservative senators)
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