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Possible White House Hopefuls Unite on Iraq
FOXNews.com ^ | 21 June 2006 | LIZ SIDOTI

Posted on 06/20/2006 6:54:18 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher

WASHINGTON — Two potential 2008 presidential candidates appealed Tuesday for the Senate to support their call to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq"by a hard and fast deadline,"a position putting them at odds with most of their fellow Democrats.

"Our country desperately needs a new vision for strengthening our national security, and it starts by redeploying U.S. forces out of Iraq,"Sens. John Kerry of Massachusetts and Russ Feingold of Wisconsin wrote in an e-mail sent to 3 million people nationwide.

"It's time for every member of the Senate to send an important message that we must change course,"the senators wrote, imploring recipients to"take a stand against the senseless'stay the course'Bush policy"and tell their senators to vote with the two Democrats.

In what promises to be a highly partisan election-year showdown Wednesday, the GOP-controlled Senate plans to take up the proposal by Kerry and Feingold that would require the Bush administration to withdraw all combat troops from Iraq by July 1, 2007. Redeployment would begin immediately, under the proposal.

At least six other Democrats have publicly or privately indicated support for that position in recent days. The Senate will vote on the proposal by week's end.

The Senate also will consider, and eventually vote on, a separate nonbinding resolution that has the backing of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and, his aides say, a majority of Democrats.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: dopeydems; electionpresident; iraq; johnfnkerry; russfeingold; traitors; ussenate; withdrawal
Unspeakable traitors!!!!
1 posted on 06/20/2006 6:54:20 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher
Possible White House Hopefuls...

Possible? More like: Remote, fat-chance, negligible, out-in-left-field, slender, insignificant White House hopefuls.

2 posted on 06/20/2006 6:58:57 PM PDT by C210N (Bush SPYED, Terrorists DIED!)
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To: Aussie Dasher

The good thing is that Kerry will have a chance to go on the record for the war again after he voted against it.


3 posted on 06/20/2006 7:02:16 PM PDT by LibertarianInExile ('Is' and 'amnesty' both have clear, plain meanings. Are Billy Jeff, Pence, McQueeg & Bush related?)
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To: Aussie Dasher
The party of Cowards try desperately to change the subject away from the fact that AQ in Iraq is on its heels and in dire straits, and are using this regurgitated BS to once again give hope to their compatriots in Iraq. The Democrats must not allow our mission in Iraq to be successful, and for many reasons.

I wish it was back in the 19th century and the citizens could simply grab their arms, form a committee of vigilance, and take matters into their own hands. Our system is irrevocably broken to be allowing this open treason and cowardice go unanswered and unpunished, IMO.
4 posted on 06/20/2006 7:03:15 PM PDT by Pox
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To: Aussie Dasher
Sens. John Kerry of Massachusetts ...

Dammit. Get it straight. It's Sen. John Kerry of Vietnam.

5 posted on 06/20/2006 7:03:20 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
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6 posted on 06/20/2006 7:04:21 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS)
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To: Aussie Dasher

7 posted on 06/20/2006 7:04:42 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner ("Si vis pacem para bellum")
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To: Texas Eagle

Has Kerry been to Vietnam? I'm surprised that's never been mentioned...:-)


8 posted on 06/20/2006 7:05:34 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher (The Great Ronald Reagan & John Paul II - Heaven's Dream Team!)
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To: C210N
Exactly. Besides that both are traitors both of them are just political clowns who have an absolute ZERO chance of becoming President.
9 posted on 06/20/2006 7:06:54 PM PDT by jveritas (Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
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To: Aussie Dasher
At least six other Democrats have publicly or privately indicated support for that position in recent days. The Senate will vote on the proposal by week's end.

Glad to see the Democrat party can pull together on something!

10 posted on 06/20/2006 7:08:18 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: Aussie Dasher
Possible White House Hopefuls Unite on Iraq

Moonbats With Delusions of Adequacy Serve Up Same Lame Garbage!

I fixed the title.

11 posted on 06/20/2006 7:09:14 PM PDT by magslinger (Watch out for Christians and their IPD's (Improvised Potluck Dinners)!)
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To: magslinger

Much more appropriate!!!


12 posted on 06/20/2006 7:10:16 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher (The Great Ronald Reagan & John Paul II - Heaven's Dream Team!)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Has Kerry been to Vietnam? I'm surprised that's never been mentioned...:-)

Well, you know how modest he is.

Although if you press him on it, he will reluctantly tell you about the time he rescued an entire submarine crew patrolling the Mekong Youjane Delta after having both his arms and legs blown off by an enemy bazooka.

13 posted on 06/20/2006 7:10:42 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Didn't they just lose a vote on this very proposal, 6-93, last week? Shouldn't that vote leave these distinguished Senators somewhat silenced, at least temporarily?


14 posted on 06/20/2006 7:11:17 PM PDT by dufekin
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To: Aussie Dasher

If I were the suspicious type, I'd think that they were put up to it by the DNC to make Hillary look more moderate.


15 posted on 06/20/2006 7:16:54 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: magslinger

Excellent work! You have a future at the Onion or Scrappleface!


16 posted on 06/20/2006 7:19:28 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Amnesia is a train of thought.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Kerry is still having orgasms after being responsible for the lives of thousands orf Montagnards.

How can this POS wake in the morning and face himself in the mirror.


17 posted on 06/20/2006 7:22:44 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (The fourth estate is a fifth column.)
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To: Personal Responsibility; Aussie Dasher
Thanks. If I was writing for a satire site I would have come up with something totally implausible like:

John Kerry Keeps Same Opinion For Half Hour

18 posted on 06/20/2006 7:27:55 PM PDT by magslinger (Watch out for Christians and their IPD's (Improvised Potluck Dinners)!)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

Laura needs "surrender monkeys" to go with the butt monkeys.


19 posted on 06/20/2006 7:29:33 PM PDT by Txsleuth
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To: sgtbono2002

Like most blood sucking vampires, the Senator cannot see himself in a mirror!


20 posted on 06/20/2006 7:30:36 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Aussie Dasher

You could picket that idiot without ever using a marking pen. White flags and blank slates say it all.


21 posted on 06/20/2006 7:37:32 PM PDT by Graymatter
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To: Aussie Dasher

The Kerry and Feingold email, and Senate debate of a resolution to leave Iraq highlight effeminate, spiritless and typical behavior for this nation, because the United States has a well-deserved reputation for abandoning countries at strategic moments or in desperate plight. During the Cold War a few examples would be crises in Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Guatemala, Cuba, and Lebanon. More recently consider our apathy towards Somalia, Rwanda, Uganda, and Sudan. The Muslims of the Salafi/Wahhabi heresy remember our failure to defend the sovereignty of our Iranian embassy, and subsequent lethargic responses to 15 major terrorist attacks under four presidents. They understand our affection for debating foreign policy models, until we escape commitment within elegant meanings for necessity, proportional response, multi-lateralism, and exit strategy. The self-congratulatory righteousness achieved is accurately perceived by those relying on us as turning a blind eye, agonizing over their losses from afar, or cutting and running.



We cannot use the words timeline, deadline, or exit strategy when those are code words for the type of actions mentioned above, and those words define us as a dysfunctional ally. The plan for withdrawal must be keyed to a pragmatic evaluation of events. All statements must emphasize that when Iraqi and U.S. governments agree certain conditions exist the disengagement proceeds to the next step. Only in this way can the Salafi/Wahhabi jihadists understand we intend to persevere in this generational conflict against them


22 posted on 06/20/2006 8:01:39 PM PDT by Retain Mike
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To: Aussie Dasher

At least these two guys are being true to themselves.

Kerry, the flip flopper, flips again.

Feingold, the pacifists, pacifys and encourages the enemy, again.


23 posted on 06/20/2006 8:03:13 PM PDT by staytrue (Moonbat conservatives-those who would rather have the democrats win.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
"At least six other Democrats have publicly or privately indicated support for that position in recent days"

The Axis of Weasels strikes again!! Wow, does this mean they might only lose by around 91-8 this time??? John "Vichy" Kerry striving yet again to give maximum "aid and comfort" to the enemies of civilization. As long as they don't get anywhere near 50-50 in the Senate this is mostly a bonus for the country - it shows once again what total weasel losers people like Kerry are and doesn't actually have a chance of being regarded as a serious proposal. Kerry and Feingold can pander to their moonbats all they want but they will never win the Presidency as the candidate of the Kos-morons.
24 posted on 06/20/2006 8:23:17 PM PDT by Enchante (General Hayden: I've Never Taken a Domestic Flight That Landed in Waziristan!)
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To: staytrue
All one really needs to know about Kerry is he...

still will not acknowledge his antiwar activities kept hope alive for the N. Viets and Viet Cong, even though one of their generals said as much in him memoirs and

still believes there is little if any relationship between the US departure from SE Asia and the killing fields of Cambodia.

25 posted on 06/20/2006 8:30:46 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (There are only a few absolute truths in life, the rest are just opinion.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

At first, I misread the title and thought it said, "...White House hopefuls unite IN Iraq". Boy that would have been a MUST READ. I'm somewhat disappointed.


26 posted on 06/20/2006 11:29:00 PM PDT by SR 50 (Larry)
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To: Pox

"I wish it was back in the 19th century and the citizens could simply grab their arms, form a committee of vigilance, and take matters into their own hands. Our system is irrevocably broken to be allowing this open treason and cowardice go unanswered and unpunished, IMO."

I was thinking something more in the fashion of torches and pitchforks.


27 posted on 06/21/2006 6:15:32 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Democrats - The reason we need term limits)
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To: coconutt2000

"If I were the suspicious type, I'd think that they were put up to it by the DNC to make Hillary look more moderate."

ding ding ding..... we have a winner.


28 posted on 06/21/2006 6:16:53 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Democrats - The reason we need term limits)
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To: coconutt2000
If I were the suspicious type, I'd think that they were put up to it by the DNC to make Hillary look more moderate.

Damn your smart can i hang out with you for awhile ? maybe some of it will rub off ....

Actually i never even gave thought to that underhandedness Good Job

29 posted on 06/21/2006 4:09:40 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS)
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