Skip to comments.Buh-Bye, Walter Cronkite: He Lost the Vietnam War for U.S. on TV, Had American Blood on His Hands
Posted on 07/17/2009 7:51:49 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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Is what she says or how she says it that bothers you? Or both? Any specifics?
Don’t forget to bring your dog!
I keep thinking as I get older, how much I thought when I was younger, that these journalists at the top must be the Smart People, the Truth Tellers. Otherwise, how did they make it there?
How naive I was. Now I think about Cronkite's blowing of the Tet Offensive, and people like Tom Brokaw who admit that, after Obama was elected, they really don't know anything about him.
These guys, a lot of them anyway, just ain't all that bright or curious. And don't need any integrity.
They might have a knack for broadcasting and getting ratings, but aside from that, there doesn't need to be much "there" there.
Pretty pathetic. Especially considering those six- and seven-figure salaries.
A big welcome home bro to your dad.
It is a sobering thing to realize the extent to which cultural marxists have infiltrated, corroded and contaminated EVERY major institution in this country. It is now headed by a man who is a lying crypto-marxist demagogic usurper who is the apotheosis of all that the Alinskyite Left have been hoping to install. The vital underpinnings of a civil society will be bulldozed away and a new marxist tinged smiley faced soft totalitarian tyranny erected in it’s place, if Obama is allowed to prevail.
The way in which they undermined the efforts of your dad, and me and my comrades was a harbinger of all that we see today. We must not allow them to invert the moral order and allow this lying demagogue and his corrupt Congress to succeed in thier mission to subvert our constitutional republic.
Vietnam vets are given the chance to see Macnamara and Cronkite go in the same week.
Many vets vowed to piss on their graves; I wonder if they will.
You needn't tell me that as I knew it as soon as I read it!
BTW: Have you read Dr. Mark Moyar's Triumph Forsaken? If not you really ought to get hold of a copy because this young man tells it like it was and is having great difficulty in finding suitable employment within the halls of academia because of having written it.
It appears the jackasses who populate such places don't like for their lies to be challenged!
Dr. Moyar's website is here.
Thanks and you’re exactly right. I was thinking about much of what you’re describing earlier this week and I need to contact the guy that was narrowly defeated here in elections last Nov.
He was my wing commander up in Plattsburgh AFB NY years ago. A good decent conservative man by the name of Rick Goddard. He ran for Georgia congressional district in my area, he and others like him need all the help we can give him.
I hope he’s undeterred. We need to support real conservatives to hang onto what small portion of our country is still worth salvaging.
I fear though the writing is on the wall now, so I’m also reminded God is still good and in Him me and my family will find our ultimate refuge.
Don’t forget, the VC would NEVER have defeated South Vietnam alone. After their horrendous losses after the 1968 Tet Offensive, they were NEVER AGAIN a significant force in the fighting. North Viet troops infiltrating from North Vietnam replenished the ranks of dead and maimed Viet Cong. The VC WEREdefeated. I got to Vietnam after Tet, and the corpses that we searched for Intel after firefights were always NVA with paybooks and other NVA documents. The only problem we had with VC was the minsweeping that we had to do every day between the Fire Support Bases and the villes. The local VC would do that and not much else, and they didn’t do much of that.
South Vietnam lost due to a blitzkrieg from a lavishly equipped (by the Soviets and Chinese) conventional North Vietnamese Army that did not fear the US reintervening despite the pledge to do so at the Paris Accords due to the DemocRAT Congress cutting off the ARVN’s funding after Nixon’s downfall after Watergate. The Anti-war DemocRATS, led by Ted Kennedy and others seized the opportunity to pull the rug out from under the South Viets.
The US made many errors in the counterinsugency phase of the war. Despite that, it DID deal a staggering military defeat to the Communist forces, and gained time for the Viets to militarily stabilize themselves so as to resist any future aggression. It was the pusillinamity of the US Congress and the subversion of the anti-war left that forced the outcome in 1975.
WALTER CRONKITE =
“No, WALTER, that’s NOT the way it is” =
We Vietnam Vets, after our watching the ‘CBS Evening News with WALTER CRONKITE’ misinformation TV Show, upon our return from selflessly fighting for the FREEDOM of others in a then FREE South Vietnam
For, once a soldier and young...
They are still soldiers
Just for the LOVE of FREEDOM..!!!
WALTER CRONKITE =
Pictures of a vietnamese Re-Education (SLAVE LABOR) Camp
Never will for as long as I live.
The blood of many poor S.E. Asian souls just drips from the sleeves of one WALTER CRONKITE.
For the People of a once FREE South Vietnam to this day coninue to live enslaved lives, minus any Human Rights, in a now Communist Vietnam.
And those victims who were thus unwillingly sent to their Eternity ahead of time by the enslavers ...are now filling one WALTER CRONKITE in on the details.
For, our time in Eternity is spent as we lived here on the Earth ..either with the LOVE Itself ..or not.
I would only add this little bit of information to that not as a correction but rather as perhaps a footnote:
From at least early 1964 on the stated military objective of U.S. forces in Viet Nam was to draw the Viet Cong out into a set piece battle where they could be destroyed. This is EXACTLY what happened in battles of TET 68 and the media at home turned the greatest victory of the war into a defeat in the minds of most Americans.
I could never stand to listen to the commie bastard!
Thank you for your CLARITY.
See “ALOHA RONNIE” Posts:
Somewhere in the archives of the KGB is a file proving that Walter was a KGB asset who worked for good old uncle Joe. I hope they build a urinal on his grave so we can all give him proper respect.
Uncle Walter is like Nominee-in-waiting Sotomayor. Both proclaim themselves “wise”. And the American people unwisely must agree.
Even if there, the historians will say there is “no corroborating evidence”. They discounted all the new info on Joseph McCarthy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower also admired Cronkite and submitted to a lengthy interview for June 6, 1964.
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