Skip to comments.Kerry: No Bloodbath In Vietnam After US Redeployment (What dimension is this guy in)
Posted on 07/19/2007 12:35:59 PM PDT by Chicos_Bail_Bonds
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30 Apr 75 Saigon surrenders.
Apr-Aug 75 Per UC Berkeley demographer, Jacqueline Desbarats’ article “Repression in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Executions and Population Relocation,” research show an extremely strong probability that at least 65,000 Vietnamese perished as victims of political executions in the eight years after Saigon fell.
What dimension is this guy in?
It's more like a time-warp thing.
The ultra-liberals (and beyond) of Mr. Kerry's age and ilk cannot accept that the MSM no longer set the agenda, define what is news, what the issues are, what "facts" are -- the MSM no longer are the gatekeepers.
Yes MSM employees behave as I remember them from the 1960s and 70s, they will back what the Kerrys say or simply spike the story. The poor dolts.
This is the 21st Century and we have a free press again!
That was Cambodia, and doesn't count according to Kerry, except of course, unless he's telling his Christmas in Cambodia story.
It wouldn't surprise me one bit if you were right.
I cannot even imagine how bad the alternative to Bush in’04 could have been. I’m still glad I voted for Bush even with the whole attempted immigration/border fiasco.
technically that wasn’t in Vietnam. there were re-education camps and some executions, but the real disaster was in cambodia with the Khymer Rouge, who were actually deposed by the Vietnamese commies in 1979
then, I read the latest thing this asshat Kerry has said, and I am glad I voted for Bush.
Thanks John Kerry for reminding me why I voted for Bush and not for you.... you phony hero, checkbook boy toy.
Actually, that was Cambodia, but plenty of Vietnamese either were killed, or had to submit to brutal "re-education" after America left.
In Kerry’s jetsetter world, the two million who died didn’t matter. (There’s nothing worse than a nouveau riche — and on TerAYsa’s dead husband’s money, to boot.)
This idiot has been in Terezzzzza’s raisin rum again.
Photograph of John Kerry meeting with Comrade Do Muoi, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, in Vietnam. Photo displayed in the War Remnants Museum (formerly the War Crimes Museum) in Saigon. The June 2, 2003 edition of the Viet Nam News is held beside the Kerry photograph to confirm the date the photo was taken. English-language placard below the photograph reads: Mr. Do Muoi, Secretary General of the Vietnam Communist Party met with Congressmen and Veterans Delegation in Vietnam (July 15-18, 1993).
John Kerry, circa 1974: “Cut and run. Our local allies won’t suffer.”
John Kerry, circa 2007: “Cut and run. Our local allies won’t suffer.”
And they say J F’n K is a flip flopper.
I chide my family about this all the time (They still live in MA) The response is alwayy s the same. He really cares about his constituents, if you send him a letter, you will get a response in short order. He also has the capacity to pull a long set of strings...So in other words he is proficient at being a pandering politician.
They just vote for Kerry because Massachusetts just loves a communist America hater.
During the pajama party his idiot Marxist buddy Harkin (pictured here with his good Komrades Kerry and Ortega) read from the same script about Vietnam - we tucked tail and ran but no bloodbath...blah, blah, blah. Traitorous jerks.
What's amazing is how close he came. It's a tribute to how weak Bush was within his own party.
We can thank the swift boat folk. When you consider the miniscule budget those people had at their disposal versus the Democrat Colossus plus the free advertising by the likes of Dan Rather...well...it's all pretty amazing.
He pretty much has to believe this lie, else how could he live with himself?
I read on Snopes.com that it’s a false notion that Kerry’s medals weren’t won legally .... but from what I read, he got his PH’s from whining about his injuries and that it’s highly unlikely that someone could win the Bronze Star, Silver Star and three PH’s in four months of being in a combat zone ....
He looks good compared to Teddy?
By some accounts, Viet Nam was actually worse. But that's a pretty grim competition, unless you're a left-wing apologist.
Is that Johnnie Boy standing on the roof, helping evacuees into the helo?
Everything is relative. Mao and Stalin killed far more people than were killed in the Holocaust by the Nazis, but that doesn't make the Holocaust any less significant. The Black Book of Communism, published by Harvard University Press in 1999, estimates that two million Cambodians and one million Vietnamese were slaughtered by the Communists in Indochina.
An estimated 528,000 were killed by the Vietnamese Communist government after 1975. This does not include the hundreds of thousands of boat people who drowned, died of starvation or thirst, or were murdered by pirates after fleeing Vietnam in desperation in over-crowded small boats in the hope they might somehow find their way to land and a chance at human freedom. Perhaps half-a-million boat people managed to make it safely to land. Estimates of those who died range from a few hundred thousand to half of those who fled. "Anyone who still denies that a bloodbath occurred after America abandoned the peoples of Indochina is either lying or totally out-of-touch with reality. To this tragic cost must be added the suffering of the many tens of millions who were consigned to Communist tyranny by our decision to abandon them."
In his 1971 testimony before Congress, Kerry seems to have taken several positions on the issue of recriminations, arguing at one point that perhaps 2,000 or 3,000 people might face political assassination when the Communists took over, but total recriminations would be far, far less than the 200,000 a year who are murdered by the United States of America. Kerry is a fool and a traitor.
about 10 years ago or so,
the government of vietnam paid kerry millions of dollars.
It must be hard to re-write history when there are so many of us out here who lived through it - and know better.
I’ve read the action reports - just curious as to where SNOPES.com got their information that it was a hoax ... everything I’ve ever read is that Kerry is a liar .....
Snopes carries water for the DNC - they are hardly reliable.
POL POT ring any bells
The killing fields were in Cambodia.
Kerry is both a moron and an unctuous pri^^. Tough to be those things simultaneously but Long John has managed to do it for years.
yep, Cambodia. He was trying to cut too fine a hair here.
He is a boob.
Any chance the TODAY show will cover this tomorrow??!?
Kerry, who served in Vietnam, demonstrates on a regular basis why he can only win elections in the people’s republic of Mass.
I realize the Killing Fields were in Cambodia...Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam are linked strongly especially after our withdrawl SE Asia. In my mind, the Killing Fields is as much an issue with Vietnam as the USS Cole being attacked in the Middle East. Though the Cole didn't happen here in the states, it was still an attack on a US asset against US personnel. The Killing Fields was a display of millions dying in SE Asia and would likely NOT have happened if the US was still in SE Asia. IMHO.
There was plenty of killing going on in the fields of Vietnam after we cut off the measly 300 million per year at the behest of the John Kerry’s of this world.
I blew one young man's mind one day, after having talked to him for a bit about this and that, including politics. I must have mentioned at one point that I was a conservative Republican, and actually said, "Wow, you're a Republican, but you actually care about poor people!" I just chuckled and said, "Let that be a lesson to you, the Democrats don't always tell the truth."
John Effin' Kerry is a lying sack of bovine excrement.
I hear the same thing all the time! Drives me nuts. It just goes to show that they both have very efficient staff people; some have probably been there for years, and can pull strings because they know everyone in town!
We're planning a trip to DC, but I'm not even going to contact either of them, or our local commie Rep. to see about getting passes to the WH or Congress. I don't want to have anything to do with them.
The first PH is especially questionable because no documentation supporting the award has been released except for the certificate itself. Kerry's immediate superiors refused to put him in for the award. The doctor who treated him compared the wound to that caused by a rose thorn, with the little piece of metal two centimeters long. It came from the shrapnel from an M-79 fired by Kerry on a training mission in a Boston whaler. It was self-inflicted. The Adm states quite clearly there was no hostile enemy fire. Hence no after action report or casualty report.
After Kerry left the unit, Coastal Div 14, and transferred into a new unit, he mysteriously was awarded the PH three months later. No one knows how it was submitted since his previous CO, Grant Hibbard, refused to submit his PH request. Hibbard said "no way" and told him to "get out of my office." The only thing to substantiate the claim is a treatment report signed three months later. Apparently, Kerry was able to get someone else to sign off on the award in the new unit, but no documentation has been produced showing who signed off on it. I wouldn't put it past Kerry to falsify the submission and forge a signature.
He is right. We were out in ‘73 but still supporting the south financially. In ‘75 the Congress stopped the funding (sound familiar?), that’s when the horrors began.
I asked that question years ago....historically, has it ever been done before? Two stars and four PH in less than four months?
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