Skip to comments.Reversing denial, State says Kerry was briefly on boat
Posted on 07/05/2013 9:17:31 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
Secretary of State John Kerry was on his boat briefly on Wednesday, contrary to an earlier denial by the State Department, but was there only briefly and did not conduct official business while on board.
While he was briefly on his boat on Wednesday, Secretary Kerry worked around the clock all day including participating in the presidents meeting with his national security council," spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Friday. Kerry also held calls "with Norwegian Foreign Minister Eade,Qatari Foreign Minister al-Attiyah, Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu, Egyptian Constitution Party President ElBaradei and five calls Ambassador Patterson on that day alone and since then he continued to make calls to leaders including Emirati Foreign Minister bin Zayed, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr. None of the calls were made from aboard the boat.
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And he has his boogie board too!
Looks like he got caught sneeking on or off the yacht. What a bunch of low life liar’s we have in Washington. Obama was out playing golf....
Depends on what is the definition of “boat.”
What’s in the Back Pack Ketch-up boy?
I thought this was about his two weeks in Vietnam.
He was in Vietnam, if you remember.
The poor boy is so busy he can’t find time to get a hair cut.
Who you gonna believe? Me or your lying eyes?...............
People in the next cube over asked me why I laughed to loud...
I'm just guessing - a magic hat?
I still believe Obama and Reggie Love had the “Do Not Disturb” sign up on the night of Sept. 11 during the Benghazi attack. He was occupied.
That is about the same size bag I take on our boat for at least a 4 day stay.......and I heard men pack less than women. lol
Don't forget his Christmas mission in Cambodia.
It should be seared in your memory.
Like the IRS denying auditing conservatives and Obama and the State Dept. denying responsibility for anything, when this administration flatly denies anything:
Dude wore his wet suit 1/2 down to row out to a zodiac, which presumably is used to get to the yacht?
I’d be pissed. No way I’m wasting time on a kayak to get to my yacht.
I pay you guys plenty. You meet me at the dock from now on.
Anyway, I can believe he was on the boat “Briefly”.
If it’s less than a full day that would be very brief for me.
I’m giving him a pass on this one....
He was in Vietnam, if you remember.
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Hmmm... I had never heard that before....
Shame when that POS is the ONLY thing us VETS have anywhere in the hierarchy...
OF COURSE, WITH THIS PRESENT CREW
glad nothing but POS’s are the only thing us VETS have anywhere in the hierarchy.
It should be seared in your memory.
Wasn't that the one in 1972...the one ordered by Nixon?
No to be picky but that appears to be a slalom board.
A Boogie Board is used to surf waves while on your belly.
I use to Boogie Board in High School and College in Santa Cruz.
Hmmm.... Note to self:
“Things are getting better the shoulder operation. Get a Boogie Board and Surf Board for next season...”
Obama was not playing golf.
He was playing that lackey game called Mulligan....
He was on the boat before he was off the boat.
Actually it looks like the dinghy is at the boat. Most have them with their boats and use the dinghy to go back and forth to shore. Have never seen anyone use a kayak to get to the dinghy though. lol
You have a boat?!!!
Where do you live?
I wanna go.
I’ll bring food and drinks....
Jus keedean.... Don’t reveal your location in the open. You’ll get swamped by those of who don’t have a boat for some ride time...
Full bag. $100 bills.
Yeah we have a 40 ft sailboat that we have had about 10 years. I would actually live aboard but Hubby says no. ;(
The name of the boat is "Briefly"
That’s what I was thinking. I can’t recall seeing someone kayak out to a zodiac, which would be used to get to a yacht or even a nice boat.
Seems like more work than it’s worth...
I would think you just hire someone at the marina to ferry you or one of the crew on your yacht uses the zodiac on board.
Wait a minute. Now that I think of it, he could have kayak’d for a while and as a matter of haste, had one of the crew pick him up.
I could see that...
If you want to divorce and remarry, send a pic of the boat! ;)
zodiac is tied to the boat, he’s just using it to get onto the boat. pretty good balance for an old guy.
OMG, that must be wonderful on summer days...
My Mom’s husband had 36 footer and we’d take it out on the Monterey Bay. Luv’d come over a swell and crash back down.
Then, when I moved to Oklahoma, I had friends who had 30-40ftrs. Not the rush of being out to near ocean but, always an idyllic way to spend the day showing off to girls....
Considering he’s no parallel to the zodiac, yeah...
No, that was Christmas 1968 before Nixon was president.
According to Kerry, it was a secret mission, so secret no one knew about it. Kerry said Nixon personally authorized authorized it and Ordered Kerry into Cambodia. This was before Nixon was president. Everyone who was in Viet Nam at the time who has commented on it said it never happened.
Usually the kayak and the dinghy are kept with the boat. You use one or the other but not both. Since he has his bag it doesn’t seem like he was out kayaking but used the kayak to get to the boat. The ladder is to get up to the big boat.
It actually look like the last time he anchored he used the kayak to get to shore so was just using it to get back out.
Sailboats on the open ocean are wonderful, nothing like it. Never been on one on a lake.
One of the main reasons we are still in Cali, besides family obligations. I just cannot fathom not being by the ocean.
“John, this is Valerie. Relax, the coup was in Egypt. I said Egypt, John, there’s no need to skip town. Bring the bag full of incriminating evidence back with you and don’t try that again.”
I went to this article and it looks like he is the lone person boarding the zodiac, which is just off shore.
So he probably went for a bit kayaking or is just coming from the shore and was going to meet up with the yacht.
You can see the perspective here. Scroll down:
If you scroll further down it appears that boat is too small to carry the zodiac.
The Isable is 75 foot long and I can’t see where the zodiac is hauled up and stored.
State department denied and tried to keep media from reporting this story, until this photo came out.
Sounds like another "Reversal of Fortune" for Kerry and watercraft.History repeats it's self.
Thanks, I meant 68 but got carried away with myself.
So much for my attempt at humor......(sigh)
You seem to be right... and I, confounded by the lack of common sense (on Kerry’s part)... lol
Looks like he and Theresa need the money so you can charter it if you want.
IIRC, seems like he gave about 7 mil for that boat?
Kind of like his time in Vietnam.
Along with his wet suit and two duffle bags. Yep, that sounds like he was only planning a 5 minute check on things and run back to work - not.
I believe NOTHING from the Dems...NOTHING!
Well, I’m right by the Monterey Bay today and San Francisco in an hour.
I live in Gilroy and I envy you even more if you are in SoCal.
Warmer weather for sailing, though the cold is just fine by me.
Went to the Bahamas on the Wind Starin 2006. A friend rented it for 140 friends and family.
I think it’s the largest 5 masted ship in the world or was at the time. Nothing like being drunk on 12-16 foot swells and planking. That’s where you stand on the bow of the ship and keeping your feet together, facing fore, try to stand in that position as long as possible.
All us snowboarders made out pretty well. Too funny.
You can see that ship here:
While in St Maarten we took out one of the 12m Stars and Stripes, operated by Dennis Conner to compete in the America’s Cup.
What a freaking blast!!!!
We did four races that day and I’m telling you, the next day my shoulders, traps and back muscles were killing me!!!
Didn’t help that our crew was comprised primarily of jocks and we pulled sails and put em up pretty dang’d quick according to our crew leader.
Won all four races and a couple of times we had that thing so far on it’s side, I thought we were going over. But, so long as the crew leader was blithely hanging on, smiling and barking out orders, I just grinned from ear to ear.
What a day!!!!
Gotta go back.
“During the Season” as they say in Palm Beach.
Any other time of the year is too hot and humid for me.
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