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Kerry vows to disprove Swift boat claims
Yahoo ^ | 11/16/07 | GLEN JOHNSON

Posted on 11/16/2007 1:14:29 PM PST by xtinct

BOSTON - Sen. John Kerry, whose 2004 presidential campaign was torpedoed by critics of his Vietnam War record, said Friday he has personally accepted a Texas oilman's offer to pay $1 million to anyone who can disprove even a single charge of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.

In a letter to T. Boone Pickens, the Massachusetts Democrat wrote: "While I am prepared to show they lied on allegation after allegation, you have generously offered to pay one million dollars for just one thing that can be proven false. I am prepared to prove the lie beyond any reasonable doubt."

Kerry, a Navy veteran and former prosecutor, said he was willing to present his case directly to Pickens, who provided $3 million to bankroll the group during Kerry's race against President Bush.

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TURKEY !! Put up or Shut Up --> Form 180 please...

1 posted on 11/16/2007 1:14:30 PM PST by xtinct
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To: xtinct
OK. Let's get Free Republic in this. And let us do the easiest one. The Christmas in Cambodia trip.

I vow to give a 20% cut to FR.

2 posted on 11/16/2007 1:17:31 PM PST by CT (Thompson wouldn't convict Clinton, and now I won't vote Fred)
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To: xtinct

I gave them $100 in 2004. Thanks Jim O”neill, you were the highlight of the campaign driving Kerry supporters nuts. Dems like Clinton still whine about it. Hil should know!


3 posted on 11/16/2007 1:18:08 PM PST by sickoflibs (Are libs really as dumb as they act??(maybe they just assume we are that dumb))
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To: xtinct
Over here!
4 posted on 11/16/2007 1:18:42 PM PST by Steely Tom (Steely's First Law of the Main Stream Media: if it doesn't advance the agenda, it's not news.)
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To: Steely Tom

Thanks... I muffed up. I didn’t know that it was already posted... :o)


5 posted on 11/16/2007 1:20:41 PM PST by xtinct (I was the next door neighbor kid's imaginary friend.)
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To: xtinct
No prob. This is a really incredible story, at least to me.
6 posted on 11/16/2007 1:22:11 PM PST by Steely Tom (Steely's First Law of the Main Stream Media: if it doesn't advance the agenda, it's not news.)
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To: xtinct
the Massachusetts Democrat wrote: "While I am prepared to show they lied on allegation after allegation, you have generously offered to pay one million dollars for just one thing that can be proven false. I am prepared to prove the lie beyond any reasonable doubt."

Preparing for the day Teresa dumps his pathetic ass and he needs money. Not going to work, Johnny Boy.

7 posted on 11/16/2007 1:24:49 PM PST by Mr. Mojo (“Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss.")
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To: xtinct

If I stop laughing long enough, I mind find in my brain, something to post.

ROFL


8 posted on 11/16/2007 1:27:20 PM PST by gidget7 ( Vote for the Arsenal of Democracy, because America RUNS on Duncan!)
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To: xtinct
I'm waiting for him to do it. I'm not holding my breath though.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

9 posted on 11/16/2007 1:28:49 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: xtinct

Typical asshat. He’s doing a whole lotta talking and not a lotta proving. Isn’t this guy irrelevant enough already.


10 posted on 11/16/2007 1:28:57 PM PST by Mechanically Separated Chicken
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To: xtinct

Where is Kerry’s Form 180 releasing his military records?


11 posted on 11/16/2007 1:30:31 PM PST by Prince Caspian (Don't ask if it's risky... Ask if the reward is worth the risk)
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To: xtinct

Little slow huh John.


12 posted on 11/16/2007 1:31:22 PM PST by hophead ("Enjoy Every Sandwich" WZ)
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To: xtinct

Right AFTER he tells us what his ‘plan’ in Iraq was, right???


13 posted on 11/16/2007 1:32:21 PM PST by weegee (NO THIRD TERM. America does not need another unconstitutional Clinton co-presidency.)
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To: xtinct

Good!

Maybe now we’ll find out why HE didn’t show up for Reserve duty for two years, 1971-72, and why his discharge was issued six years later, in 1978, when Carter became President and cleaned the records of a lot of Vietnam protestors and draft dodgers like Kerry.

(Yeah, that’s right - Kerry dodged the draft.)


14 posted on 11/16/2007 1:33:34 PM PST by oldbill
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To: xtinct

“While I am prepared to show they lied on allegation after allegation, you have generously offered to pay one million dollars for just one thing that can be proven false. I am prepared to prove the lie beyond any reasonable doubt.”

“everybody does it” - Bill Clinton

John Fibber Kerry confessed to Tim Russert that his claims of witnessing and participating in “war crimes” were the exagerated remarks of an “angry young man”. His lies emboldened the enemy and earned him a place in the Communist Vietnamese’ museum as a “war hero” for North Vietnam.


15 posted on 11/16/2007 1:34:29 PM PST by weegee (NO THIRD TERM. America does not need another unconstitutional Clinton co-presidency.)
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To: weegee

bump


16 posted on 11/16/2007 1:35:53 PM PST by Loud Mime (The Democrats made people believe that govt. lawyers are victims, whatta country!)
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To: xtinct
"...While fellow veterans and reporters disproved many of the group's claims at the time, ..."

Is this true?

17 posted on 11/16/2007 1:37:30 PM PST by avacado
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To: xtinct

OH, poor baby, did Teresa cut off his allowance?


18 posted on 11/16/2007 1:37:50 PM PST by tioga (Snow Flurries in New York.)
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To: avacado

Not that I am aware........and I followed that story like my dog on a new bone.


19 posted on 11/16/2007 1:38:53 PM PST by tioga (Snow Flurries in New York.)
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To: tioga
"Not that I am aware........and I followed that story like my dog on a new bone."

That's what I suspected. Another MSM bias reporter making things up.

20 posted on 11/16/2007 1:40:06 PM PST by avacado
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To: xtinct

OJ said he would spend the rest of his life hunting down his wife’s killer too.


21 posted on 11/16/2007 1:40:17 PM PST by cubreporter ( Rush has done more for this country than any other politician ever! He's the man!!!!)
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To: xtinct
My first thought on seeing the headline was that this was from The Onion or Scrappleface.

JF'nK is quite a piece of work.

22 posted on 11/16/2007 1:40:25 PM PST by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: xtinct

Hanoi John is going to release his records?


23 posted on 11/16/2007 1:42:32 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: xtinct

Kerry reminds me of one of those Japanese guys they used to find out in the Pacific, 40 years after the war ended.


24 posted on 11/16/2007 1:42:44 PM PST by horse_doc (Visualize a world where a tactical nuke went off at Max Yasgur's farm in 1969.)
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To: xtinct

JF’nK also has a secret plan to win the Viet Nam war if only Nixon would ask.


25 posted on 11/16/2007 1:44:17 PM PST by CPOSharky (Energy plan: Build refineries and nuke plants, drill for our oil, mine our coal.)
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To: xtinct

Kerry is an idiot. He has become irrelevant and a laughing stock. Is he willing to spend his wife’s million to get a little publicity?


26 posted on 11/16/2007 1:56:36 PM PST by caisson71
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"Is he willing to spend his wife’s million to get a little publicity?"

Appears so...

27 posted on 11/16/2007 2:02:44 PM PST by xtinct (I was the next door neighbor kid's imaginary friend.)
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[While fellow veterans and reporters disproved many of the group’s claims at the time. . .]

What did they disprove? Kerry lied on the Senate floor about being in Cambodia and even said Nixon was president on Christmas Eve 1968. Nixon wasn’t sworn into office until 30 days later.

He flimflammed a Washington Post reporter into writing about his Cambodian fairytale:

John Kerry: Hunter, Dreamer, Realist
Complexity Infuses Senator’s Ambition

By Laura Blumenfeld
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, June 1, 2003; Page A01

. . .It’s been a hard rap to overcome in part because Kerry is reserved. He inherited it from his mother, along with her devotion to public service. “She taught us you stiff-upper-lip it,” said his sister, Diana Kerry. “John is a man of the people. Of the little people, actually. He needs to project who he really is by simplifying.”

And who is he, really?

A close associate hints: There’s a secret compartment in Kerry’s briefcase. He carries the black attache everywhere. Asked about it on several occasions, Kerry brushed it aside. Finally, trapped in an interview, he exhaled and clicked open his case.

“Who told you?” he demanded as he reached inside. “My friends don’t know about this.”

The hat was a little mildewy. The green camouflage was fading, the seams fraying.

“My good luck hat,” Kerry said, happy to see it. “Given to me by a CIA guy as we went in for a special mission in Cambodia.”

Kerry put on the hat, pulling the brim over his forehead. His blue button-down shirt and tie clashed with the camouflage. He pointed his finger and raised his thumb, creating an imaginary gun. He looked silly, yet suddenly his campaign message was clear: Citizen-soldier. Linking patriotism to public service. It wasn’t complex after all; it was Kerry.

He smiled and aimed his finger: “Pow.”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A59559-2003May30?language=printer

28 posted on 11/16/2007 3:11:27 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: caisson71

He has had more than 3 years. So when is he going to reveal his “evidence?”

The only good thing that would have come from seeing him elected president in 2004 would have been seeing him struggling to stave off a landslide defeat in 2008.


29 posted on 11/16/2007 3:11:43 PM PST by TNCMAXQ
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No, it's not.

Note that whenever this claim is made, it's not followed up by any specifics.

30 posted on 11/16/2007 3:15:49 PM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: xtinct

He has hired O.J. to search for the real killer.


31 posted on 11/16/2007 3:22:06 PM PST by Juan Medén
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To: Brad from Tennessee

That was absolutely the funniest Kerry story I’ve ever read.


32 posted on 11/16/2007 4:15:38 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: horse_doc

Kerry is up for reelection in 2008. One possible Rep opponent, Jeff Beatty, former Delta Force officer and nationally recognized global security expert for Fox News and CNN, served in the military, so Kerry can’t use his war hero trump card as he has done his entire political career. There is talk of drafting Curt Schilling to run against him.

April 2007—”A new 7News-Suffolk poll says that 56 percent of Massachusetts registered voters want to give someone else a shot at Kerry’s Senate seat. Only 37 percent say he should run again. This is clearly bad news for Kerry, and, according the Boston Herald’s Wayne Woodlief, “very good news for any well-heeled Republican who might try a run against Long Jawn. Or even for somebody who isn’t rich but is [...] ‘an aggressive, strong politician’ who could see the national GOP open its coffers if Kerry’s numbers stay that low. Especially with control of the Senate at stake.”


33 posted on 11/16/2007 4:21:10 PM PST by kabar
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Kerry vows to disprove Swift boat claims

Bring it on, Lurch.
34 posted on 11/16/2007 4:22:44 PM PST by Cheburashka (DUmmieland = Opus Dopium. In all senses of the word dope.)
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To: muawiyah
Yeah. It’s been calculated that a Democrat running for national office has a 15-point advantage due to news media support.
35 posted on 11/16/2007 4:46:58 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: xtinct

Absurd, how can one disprove absolute fact.


36 posted on 11/16/2007 5:48:13 PM PST by Jim Verdolini
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Hey, Kerry has irrefutable evidence. He still has the hat the CIA agent gave him.

It was the only one of its kind in existence and there is Kerry’s own word that the hat was in Cambodia. I don’t see how any reasonable person could dispute that.


37 posted on 11/16/2007 6:15:00 PM PST by wildbill
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To: xtinct

The Swifties have totally gotten under Kerry’s skin.


38 posted on 11/16/2007 6:17:38 PM PST by Yardstick
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John, all I need to see is your SF 180 signed, and then we can get down to business.

Oh, and John I forgot to ask, did Teresa quit beating you?

5.56mm

39 posted on 11/16/2007 6:17:52 PM PST by M Kehoe
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40 posted on 11/16/2007 6:20:14 PM PST by South40 (Amnesty for ILLEGALS is a slap in the face to the USBP!)
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Kerry’s new greeting: “Just call me O.J. Kerry”


41 posted on 11/16/2007 6:25:09 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (- Attention all planets of the solar Federation--Secret plan codeword: Banana)
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To: weegee
"John Fibber Kerry confessed to Tim Russert that his claims of witnessing and participating in “war crimes” were the exagerated remarks of an “angry young man”."

This doesn't get him off the hook. His lies cost American soldiers lives.

42 posted on 11/16/2007 6:45:17 PM PST by boop (Who doesn't love poison pot pies?)
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To: xtinct
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
43 posted on 11/16/2007 7:46:40 PM PST by rfp1234 (Mundus vult decipi: the world wants to be deceived. ---James Branch Cabell)
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Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
44 posted on 11/16/2007 7:47:03 PM PST by rfp1234 (Mundus vult decipi: the world wants to be deceived. ---James Branch Cabell)
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To: xtinct

Kerry is like the ANcient Mariner.


45 posted on 11/16/2007 7:48:14 PM PST by cajungirl (no)
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To: muawiyah
Howie Carr of the Boston Herald has a collection of stories about first-person encounters people have had with Kerry around Massachusetts and Washington that demonstrate what a horses hind he is.
46 posted on 11/16/2007 7:48:32 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: rfp1234

That pic slays me. he looks like a teal colored hookworm.


47 posted on 11/16/2007 7:51:22 PM PST by cajungirl (no)
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To: Yardstick

No kidding. You gotta wonder, wow, this is really really bugging him so bad. You would think that he would have got over himself already not winning the presidency. I used to think of Al Gore as most like the character Smeagol in LOTR, but now, maybe this asswipe has him beat on that


48 posted on 11/16/2007 7:54:52 PM PST by SaintDismas (.)
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To: xtinct

This should be like shooting Fish/Kerry in a barrel. All T. Boone has to do is to agree to send the charity the million (a great idea in any event) the moment that he gets K F’n Kerry’s signed 180. Johnny doesn’t even have to prove anything and the Vets benefit.


49 posted on 11/16/2007 8:03:13 PM PST by Agent Smith (Fallujah delenda est. (I wish))
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To: Prince Caspian

He will show you almost everything...except the actual discharge paperwork. He can’t do that...because then you will notice that this was a non-typical discharge...which leads to you asking some really stupid questions.


50 posted on 11/16/2007 9:54:32 PM PST by pepsionice
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