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Obama uses 'swift-boated' Kerry to slam Navy SEAL critics
WND ^ | August 17, 2012 | Art Moore

Posted on 08/18/2012 7:08:52 AM PDT by Seizethecarp

Invoking his 2004 battle with Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., thinks he can impart lessons to Barack Obama learned from his failed White House campaign as the president faces criticism from a group of former special forces and intelligence agents for exploiting sensitive national-security information and bragging about killing Osama bin Laden for political gain.

In a letter to Obama supporters, Kerry warns that “attacks, smears, and lies” can be effective, lamenting he learned the hard way eight years ago that “even completely baseless attacks can stick if people don’t call them out quickly enough.”

“No matter how self-evidently false the attacks are, or how disreputable the people telling them may be, there’s no attack that can’t take hold,” Kerry explains.

The problem for the Massachusetts Democrat, however, is that none of the substantive charges made by the more than 250 Swift Boat veterans have been debunked.

Kerry himself never responded to the charges, other than to call the veterans liars; and his campaign simply ignored most of the accusations presented in the group’s No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Unfit for Command.”

The group’s members included Kerry’s entire chain of command in Vietnam and most of the 23 men in his own unit; the gunner from one of his boats; the doctor who treated him for his first self-inflicted ‘injury’ which inexplicably led to a Purple Heart; and POWs imprisoned during Kerry’s 1971 Senate testimony accusing U.S. service members of being war criminals

Ultimately, Kerry never sued the veterans and refused to sign the Standard Form 180 request to release his full military record to the public during the campaign.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho2012; kerry; navyseals; obama; opsec; specialforces; swiftboat; swiftboatvets
The MSM/DNC lie that Swift-boating is a "bad thing" won't work this time either!
1 posted on 08/18/2012 7:09:00 AM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: Seizethecarp

The truth is the enemy to the left.


2 posted on 08/18/2012 7:11:30 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Seizethecarp; The Shrew

Yeah, good luck out-manuevering a platoon of former SEALs, including a former CO of ST-6.


3 posted on 08/18/2012 7:14:07 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Seizethecarp

Obama uses ‘swift-boated’ Kerry to slam Navy SEAL critics

Horse-faced, ignorant loser reporting for duty...


4 posted on 08/18/2012 7:20:54 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Seizethecarp
LOL. John F'ing Kerry is the best hope the RATS have of anyone with any military experience? What a doofus, all of them. I know Kerry is aiming Sec. State if Obama wins the next election (which wont happen) but what a freaking assignment to have to take?

It's like that team that has to play the Globetrotters every night, they'll run circles around them while the crowd squeals with delight.

5 posted on 08/18/2012 7:24:03 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Seizethecarp

6 posted on 08/18/2012 7:27:32 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Seizethecarp

Welcome to your worst nightmare, Commander.


7 posted on 08/18/2012 7:27:59 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: Common Sense 101

8 posted on 08/18/2012 7:30:13 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

I hope this group OPSEC starts running national ads.


9 posted on 08/18/2012 7:30:32 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Seizethecarp
Obama is scraping the bottom of the barrel to have a traitor help him.
10 posted on 08/18/2012 7:30:32 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Seizethecarp

I remember when this site was ABK, and it was downright fun fisking this Masshole every single day...


11 posted on 08/18/2012 7:31:47 AM PDT by StAnDeliver ("So, a Mormon and a Catholic walk onto an aircraft carrier...")
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To: Seizethecarp
All the Swiftees ever asked for was the truth.

Truth is not Ubama's friend.

12 posted on 08/18/2012 7:31:53 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Col Frank Slade

I believe they will, but after the convention. they will target swing states with high numbers of Vet/Military voters.


13 posted on 08/18/2012 7:34:21 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Seizethecarp

If you haven’t seen this article and video, it’s a must!

http://politicker.com/2012/08/seal-assault-just-beginning/

Video: Dishonorable Disclosure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-Xfti7qtT0&feature=player_embedded

You can see and feel the rage in these guys in the video. It just about brought me to tears.

It’s great to have obama wanting to smear and lie about former and active special ops guys and retired military and intelligence leaders. The very type of people that got osama.

The voters will just LOVE that. /s


14 posted on 08/18/2012 7:37:19 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Seizethecarp; Buckhead

During August of 2004, in the couple of weeks after the DEm convention where Kerry famously “reported for duty” and the GOP convention, it was the SwiftBoat Vets that came out swinging against Kerry and rightly pinned the “unfit for command” label on this traitor and Communist sympathiser.

For their troubles, the Swifties were labeled “vigilantes” by Karl Rove and George Bush.But they managed to color the debate in the month of downtime between the conventions when Rove and Co. were asleep.

They did the country a great service by honoring their oath.

The following month, it was Buckhead on FreeRepublic that exposed the Dan Rather/CBS fake Texas ANG letter.

The result was that Dan Rather had plenty of time to find out what the frequency really was in retirement.

John Kerry is a fraud, a liar, and a traitor. If he tries to oppose the SEALS, he needs a trip back to the summer of 2004 in short order.


15 posted on 08/18/2012 7:42:43 AM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: Seizethecarp
Sit back and enjoy the show, folks.

There is only one way for this to end up for Obama/Kerry and it's spelled B-A-D.

At this time in our history there is probably no group or individual with higher positive public approval than the Navy Seals.


16 posted on 08/18/2012 7:48:46 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Col Frank Slade
"...I hope this group OPSEC starts running national ads....."

Me too......I just donated here:

http://www.dishonorabledisclosure.com/

17 posted on 08/18/2012 7:49:23 AM PDT by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: Seizethecarp

This makes me admire these men even more than before.

They know their reputations will be trashed by the media. At least the media will do everything in it’s power to do so.


18 posted on 08/18/2012 7:51:43 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: Victor

Just donated!


19 posted on 08/18/2012 8:15:23 AM PDT by mark in iowa
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To: Seizethecarp
In a letter to Obama supporters, Kerry warns that “attacks, smears, and lies” can be effective, lamenting he learned the hard way eight years ago that “even completely baseless attacks can stick if people don’t call them out quickly enough.”

. . . and almost impossible to overcome when they are absolutely true!!!!

20 posted on 08/18/2012 8:43:59 AM PDT by RatRipper (Obama, YOU LIE!!! . . .again and again and again and again, ad infinitum. . . .)
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To: mark in iowa; Jim Robinson
These guys need money. I believe if we could get enough Freepers to send even $10 it would make a huge difference.

Jim, I don't know what your policy is on a public broadcast about this. Is this something we can make a big deal about and raise some money here on FR for these patriots?

21 posted on 08/18/2012 8:48:23 AM PDT by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: Seizethecarp

My analysis is that the strategy is a multipronged attack.

The Messiah lacks the resources and most of all talent to defend all the attacks. The Chicago mob lacks the ability to determine which battles need to be defended and resources expended.

At some point, one of the flanks may be turned and it will be all over but the voting.

The attack this morning at the Villages was so sharp and so strong one flank is irreparably doomed


22 posted on 08/18/2012 8:56:34 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Seizethecarp

Obama drafs out BJ Clinton for the DNC Convention and now drags out Lurch in defense of attacks from honorable and brave military men for Obama taking credit and leaking intel on OSama bin Laden’s killing.

Seems more like Obama is already booked on the inaugural voyage of the Titanic...


23 posted on 08/18/2012 8:58:07 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Thank You for that link...


24 posted on 08/18/2012 9:10:35 AM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: bert
“The Messiah lacks the resources and most of all talent to defend all the attacks. The Chicago mob lacks the ability to determine which battles need to be defended and resources expended.”

I agree. This is the reverse of 2008 when Barry could outspend McCain and our Sarah 2-to-1 and carpet bomb all media outlets in all swing states.

25 posted on 08/18/2012 9:14:51 AM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: Seizethecarp
"How much you wanna make a bet I can throw a football over them mountains?... Yeah... Coach woulda put me in fourth quarter, we would've been state champions. No doubt. No doubt in my mind."


26 posted on 08/18/2012 9:18:10 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

They also have Wesley Clark, the General who bombed the Chinese Embassy in Sarajevo because he ran out of military intelligence before he ran out of Smart Bombs...


27 posted on 08/18/2012 9:23:46 AM PDT by Bernard (Let us all pray for Barack Obama. Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Excellent. Smart to wait rather than waste money now on ads when few are paying attention.

Should drive Kerry even more nuts.


28 posted on 08/18/2012 9:28:00 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: exit82
couple of weeks after the DEm convention where Kerry famously “reported for duty”

"Hello West Virginia!! I'm so happy to be at the Democratic National Convention here in Savannah!! I'm Joe Biden and I didn't serve in Vietnam because I had asthma, but I'm reporting for duty!! I've spent four year trying to figure out what the hell my duty was and I couldn't. So, I just decided to be the dumbest ass VP to ever serve, and if you think my first term was funny, you ain't seen nothing yet!!"

29 posted on 08/18/2012 10:31:02 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Thanks for posting that. Donation on its way. Links sent to address list.


30 posted on 08/18/2012 10:44:59 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Seizethecarp

Kerry is still trying to discredit his most effective critics, and it still is not working.


31 posted on 08/18/2012 11:41:00 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: TigersEye

Disnhonorable Disclosure has 1.5 million hits already.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-Xfti7qtT0&feature=player_embedded


32 posted on 08/18/2012 2:13:01 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

1.9 million now! :-)


33 posted on 08/19/2012 8:00:05 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: TigersEye

Wow! That’s 400,000 increase in 18 hours.


34 posted on 08/19/2012 8:08:23 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: BenLurkin

35 posted on 08/19/2012 8:15:48 AM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Yep! and it’s only been up for four days. I hope 0bozo attacks them again.


36 posted on 08/19/2012 8:22:41 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Seizethecarp; mickie; Interesting Times
"Obama Uses 'Swift-Boated' Kerry to Slam Navy SEAL Critics"

Somehow the words "Obama" and "Kerry" in the same sentence with references to the Swift Boat Veterans and Navy SEALS makes me almost physically ill.

Leni

37 posted on 08/19/2012 8:25:24 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Travis McGee
I am posting these statements in response to the Obama campaign politicizing America's Special Operation Forces who were responsible for killing Osama bin Laden. It is so wrong that it must be denounced in the strongest possible terms.

"Americans should never have to wonder if their loved one died to get someone elected."

"Americans should never have to wonder if her service members have killed to get someone elected."

"The American military is above politics and each member swears an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States - not a political party, not a politician."

"The decisions involved in committing American Military Forces to combat are so grave, and the consequences life altering, that no one can ever doubt the motivation behind those decisions."

"It is beneath the Presidency for Mr. Obama to allow his political operatives to campaign on this rhetoric. For him to allow this demeans the office, demeans the man, and it demeans the integrity of the nation. This type of campaign rhetoric puts all of our military at greater risk for a cheap political point. Mr. Obama may believe that his reelection is of vital national interest, but try to explain that to the families of those 858 service members who have died in Afghanistan since January 20th of 2009. The raid to kill Osama bin Laden was fortunate enough to not have suffered any friendly casualties, but if he is willing to take individual personal credit for this action is he willing to take the personal blame for the deaths of our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who died faithfully executing his orders in Afghanistan?"

38 posted on 08/19/2012 6:23:04 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: Right Wing Assault

2.49 million views now. Oh, yeah!


39 posted on 08/20/2012 11:29:15 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Col Frank Slade
Hey Col. I remembered out conversation and was reading this over at Coach Is right and wanted to share it with you concerning where/when the $ will be spend.

Obama lost veterans (27% of voters) by 55/45 in 2008. Today he is down 58/34 and many of the so-called swing states our “friendly” polls survey have sizable veteran populations. The largest group of veterans is over 65 and older Americans not only don’t support Obama, they will vote in large numbers.

40 posted on 08/28/2012 5:38:06 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Thanks for sharing this.


41 posted on 08/29/2012 2:48:28 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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