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Murtha Says Petraeus Is A Political Hack
http://hotair.com/archives/2007/05/02/video-murtha-says-petraeus-is-a-political-hack/ ^

Posted on 05/04/2007 3:05:54 AM PDT by chessplayer

On “Hardball” last night, John “Okinawa” Murtha bashed Gen. Petraeus, claiming he only came to Washington to “make political statements” and “only talks to the news media.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abscam; murtha; murthawatch

1 posted on 05/04/2007 3:05:57 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer
Perhaps Murtha wasn’t aware that Potraeus actually had meetings scheduled that the dems weren’t making any effort to attend. This guy used to be a marine...how can he be such a liar now? What ever happened to honor? He sure has none now.
2 posted on 05/04/2007 3:09:03 AM PDT by highlander_UW (I don't know what my future holds, but I know Who holds my future)
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To: chessplayer

Maybe if Murtha showed up at the hearings, he could have heard Petraeus in person.

But, if I remember correctly, Murtha, being sold-out to the Commies and Islamo-fascists, declined to attend Petraeus’ briefings.


3 posted on 05/04/2007 3:10:34 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it!)
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To: chessplayer

Abscam Murtha makes my head explode.


4 posted on 05/04/2007 3:12:48 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: highlander_UW

Here is some more;

“General David Petraeus, or Mad Jack Murtha? Astonishingly, Mad Jack went after General Petraeus on Hardball last night, accusing him, in effect, of being a political errand-boy. The subject is Petraeus’s statement that Iraq is now the central front in the global war against Islamic terror. You almost have to see it to believe it:”

http://powerlineblog.com/archives/017524.php

Apparently Murtha thinks Petraeus is lying about al-Qaeda and thinks al-Qaeda has little to do with the violence in Iraq.


5 posted on 05/04/2007 3:13:22 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: highlander_UW

You are right. Marines have proud traditions. I have been embarrassed by Murtha’s actions. I hate it every time the MSM refers to him as a former Marine. We stick together and it really hurts to have one like him embarrass the Corps.


6 posted on 05/04/2007 3:22:45 AM PDT by SWEETSUNNYSOUTH (Help stamp out liberalism!)
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To: chessplayer

He’s a senile, old fool. Nothing more, nothing less.


7 posted on 05/04/2007 3:24:57 AM PDT by Mr Ducklips
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To: Mr Ducklips
He’s a senile, old fool. Nothing more, nothing less.

Amen, and an embarrassment to the MARINE Corps. he disgraces my sons honor and every MARINE who's ever wore the uniform.

8 posted on 05/04/2007 3:31:01 AM PDT by strange1 ("Show the enemy harm so he shall not advance" Sun Tzu The Art of War)
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To: chessplayer

Why give Murtha the time of day? The libs have popularized the idea that we’re losing this war with statements like those made by Murtha. Pretty soon, they’ll have the public believing that Petraeus is a political hack.


9 posted on 05/04/2007 3:36:40 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: chessplayer

Murtha just keeps getting better and better doesn’t he?

He’s kinda like an older, more senile Howard Dean. He’s working his way up to the same level as that fruitcake woman congressman from Georgia, what was her name?


10 posted on 05/04/2007 3:37:37 AM PDT by garyhope (It's World War IV, right here, right now courtesy of Islam.)
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To: chessplayer
Murtha, needs to get his head out of the bottle.

There is nothing more pathetic than his near tears whinning and crying about "bringing the boys home" on the floor of congress. I'd show that as a recruiting film if I was al queada.

That s.o.b. needs to get his butt home and sober, hes a national disaster.

11 posted on 05/04/2007 3:44:16 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: chessplayer
On “Hardball” last night, John “Okinawa” Murtha bashed Gen. Petraeus, claiming he only came to Washington to “make political statements” and “only talks to the news media.”

Murtha apparently did not clarify that he was talking about himself. The leftists accuse their competitors of things they themselves are, or what they themselves are doing! Political hacks like Murtha use the leftist media to carry out such outrageous claims.

12 posted on 05/04/2007 3:50:19 AM PDT by olezip
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To: highlander_UW

“Perhaps Murtha wasn’t aware that Potraeus actually had meetings scheduled that the dems weren’t making any effort to attend.”

Yep. President Pelosi could`nt find the time to meet with Petraeus, either.


13 posted on 05/04/2007 3:56:28 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer
Murtha Says Petraeus Is A Political Hack

I believe in psychology they call that "transference," where a political hack is trying to project his own moral and professional shortcomings and failings onto someone else.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but Murtha has finally made it crystal-clear that he is nothing more than an old fool struggling in vain with senile dementia.

14 posted on 05/04/2007 3:57:55 AM PDT by Marauder (We have the government we deserve.)
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To: chessplayer
Pot and Kettle are ROTFLTAO.

prisoner6

15 posted on 05/04/2007 4:05:32 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts hold the country together as the loose screws of the Left fall out.)
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To: chessplayer
Benedict Arnold was more patriotic and honorable than Jack Murtha.
16 posted on 05/04/2007 4:06:58 AM PDT by pnh102
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To: highlander_UW

Who could blame Petraeus for not wanting to talk to those who support the enemy?


17 posted on 05/04/2007 4:17:18 AM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: highlander_UW
Murtha, like Robert Byrd, suffers from dimentia or Alzeimers and, like Byrd, doesn't yet realize how it effects his 'performance.'

He comes off like a bufoon that only simpleton Democrats like Pelousi and Reid truly appreciate.

18 posted on 05/04/2007 4:27:51 AM PDT by EShellenberger
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To: chessplayer
***Murtha Says Petraeus Is A Political Hack.

That coming from the fattest head in D.C.

19 posted on 05/04/2007 4:30:10 AM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: Brilliant
Why give Murtha the time of day? The libs have popularized the idea that we’re losing this war with statements like those made by Murtha. Pretty soon, they’ll have the public believing that Petraeus is a political hack.

Why? Because Murtha is a member of a "Sacred Cow" organization-- a veteran, a mother or widow of a fallen soldier, a minority, etc. If they say something, the media believes they're beyond criticism (especially if it agrees with their agenda). Murtha and the media are playing on this "sacred cow" reputation just like they did with Cindy Sheehan and the "9/11 widows."

Note, however, that the "sacred cow" does not apply to members currently working for the establishment; in fact, it is the opposite. If they can pit one against the other, the media will jump all over the chance to do it.

20 posted on 05/04/2007 4:31:30 AM PDT by jmyrlefuller
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To: highlander_UW

I have always heard there were only former marines, never ex marines. I think murtha defies this rule.


21 posted on 05/04/2007 4:37:03 AM PDT by John D
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To: FormerACLUmember
I think tough guy Murtha should tell that to Gen. Petraeus when he’s in the same room. Let’s see what kind of man Murtha really is.
22 posted on 05/04/2007 4:37:34 AM PDT by corlorde (New Hampshire)
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To: chessplayer

Earth to Murtha....ALL ranks above Colonel are political.


23 posted on 05/04/2007 4:39:34 AM PDT by ElectricStrawberry (27th Infantry Regiment....cut in half during the Clinton years......WOLFHOUNDS!!!!)
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To: strange1
"...(He's) an embarrassment to the MARINE Corps. he disgraces my sons honor and every MARINE who's ever wore the uniform.

And the MSM loves the fact which, IMHO, it's the reason always being brought up.

24 posted on 05/04/2007 4:41:40 AM PDT by yankeedame ("Oh, I can take it but I'd much rather dish it out.")
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To: SWEETSUNNYSOUTH

“...........it really hurts to have one like him embarrass the Corps”.
Amen, Brother. Not only is he himself a “hack” but he is a disgrace to the Corps and to himself. The senile old fool should resign and return his pension from the Corps as well!


25 posted on 05/04/2007 4:53:16 AM PDT by BnBlFlag (Deo Vindice/Semper Fidelis "Ya gotta saddle up your boys; Ya gotta draw a hard line")
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To: John D
I have always heard there were only former marines, never ex marines. I think murtha defies this rule.

Ask murtha what is semper fi?

His answer: I dunno.

26 posted on 05/04/2007 4:54:24 AM PDT by TYVets (God so loved the world he didn't send a committee)
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To: chessplayer

Murtha is a coward and a traitor. Orphan Annie could kick his a$$.


27 posted on 05/04/2007 4:56:15 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: ElectricStrawberry
Earth to Murtha....ALL ranks above Colonel are political.

an obvious fact he never had to worry about, being the POS that he is.

28 posted on 05/04/2007 5:15:46 AM PDT by strange1 ("Show the enemy harm so he shall not advance" Sun Tzu The Art of War)
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To: highlander_UW
What ever happened to honor? He sure has none now.

I think he lost that around (or before) the time he was caught haggling with the "sheiks" over bribe money.

29 posted on 05/04/2007 5:23:26 AM PDT by Corporate Law (<>< - Xavier Basketball - Perennial Slayer Of #1 Ranked Teams)
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To: Marauder

I sure agree with that. I think he needs to be in a nursing home right next to Jimmy Carter... Either he is drinking too much & or he has signs of senile dementia IMHO.


30 posted on 05/04/2007 5:25:23 AM PDT by pandoraou812 ( zero tolerance to the will of Allah ...... dilligaf? with an efg.....)
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To: chessplayer

MR. RUSSERT: What’s your response?

REP. MURTHA... We can go to Okinawa.

MR. RUSSERT: But it’d be tough to have a timely response from Okinawa.

REP. MURTHA: Well, it—you know, they—when I say Okinawa, I, I’m saying troops in Okinawa.

31 posted on 05/04/2007 7:16:55 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: pandoraou812
The late Louis Armstrong - my all-time favorite musician - had a recording out a long time ago entitled, "I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You" which I like to hum to myself when any dimlib comes to mind ... especially Carter, Murtha, Boxer, Levin, Feingold, Kennedy, ad nauseum...
32 posted on 05/04/2007 10:03:37 AM PDT by Marauder (We have the government we deserve.)
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To: Marauder
I will have to hear that song...I think it probably is very fitting for that group. ~P~
33 posted on 05/04/2007 10:08:38 AM PDT by pandoraou812 ( zero tolerance to the will of Allah ...... dilligaf? with an efg.....)
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To: highlander_UW
Perhaps Murtha wasn’t aware that Potraeus actually had meetings scheduled that the dems weren’t making any effort to attend. This guy used to be a marine...how can he be such a liar now? What ever happened to honor?

You need to be more understanding.


34 posted on 05/04/2007 10:15:00 AM PDT by Polybius
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To: highlander_UW
This guy used to be a marine

No correction necessary.

35 posted on 05/04/2007 10:35:05 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Polybius
I’m not sure senility can explain Murtha’s flat out lies. It’s not like he’s just confused, he accuses marines of terrorism, he attacks the general who was put in place only months ago by unanimous vote...not a single dems claimed he was a political hack then. Now his plan to relocate the troops to nearby Guam might be the result of senility, but his dishonesty appears to be linked directly to a very black heart and twisted mind. He makes the Grinch look like a social worker.
36 posted on 05/04/2007 7:00:14 PM PDT by highlander_UW (I don't know what my future holds, but I know Who holds my future)
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To: pandoraou812

http://www.archive.org/details/bb_ill_be_glad_when_youre_dead

It’s actually a video from back in 1932, based on a Betty Boop cartoon, with Satchmo and his group doing the music. Kind of a typical pre-WWII scat jive thing.


37 posted on 05/04/2007 10:18:44 PM PDT by Marauder (We have the government we deserve.)
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To: Marauder

Thanks! That was great!! ~P~


38 posted on 05/06/2007 4:23:15 PM PDT by pandoraou812 ( zero tolerance to the will of Allah ...... dilligaf? with an efg.....)
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