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Kerry 'Flips Off' Vietnam Vet(He has no shame)
NewsMax ^ | Monday, May 31, 2004 | Karl Limbacher

Posted on 05/31/2004 8:09:15 PM PDT by Kaslin

Democratic Senator - and certain presidential nominee - John F. Kerry gave the middle finger to a Vietnam veteran at the Vietnam Memorial Wall on Memorial Day morning, NewsMax.com has learned.

Ted Sampley, a former Green Beret who served two full tours in Vietnam, spotted Kerry and his Secret Service detail at about 9:00 AM Monday morning at the Wall. Sampley walked up to Kerry, extended his hand and said, "Senator, I am Ted Sampley, the head of Vietnam Veterans Against John Kerry, and I am here to escort you away from the Wall because you do not belong here."

At that point a Secret Service officer told Sampley to back away from Kerry. Sampley moved about six feet away and opened his jacket to reveal a HANOI JOHN tee-shirt.

Kerry then began talking to a group of school children. Sampley then showed the tee-shirt to the children and said, "Kerry does not belong at the Wall because he betrayed the brave soldiers who fought in Vietnam."

Just then Kerry - in front of the school children, other visitors and Secret Service agents - brazenly 'flashed the bird' at Sampley and then yelled out to everyone, "Sampley is a felon!"

Kerry was referring to an incident 12 years ago when Sampley confronted Senator John McCain's cheif aide, Mark Salter, in a Senate stairwell after McCain repeatedly offended POW families at a Senate POW hearing. Sampley, whose father-in-law at that time was MIA in Laos, followed Salter into the stairwell and, when they emerged, Salter had a bloody lip and a broken nose.

Sampley's group, Vietnam Veterans Against John Kerry, has garnered huge national attention and been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post and on MSNBC's Scarborough Country. Tens of thousands of Vietnam vets have registered their opposition to Kerry through Sampley's group.

Clearly Sampley has gotten under Kerry's skin once again.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 229; hanoijohn; kerry; northcarolina; oldnorthstate; tedsampley; vietnamveteran; vvajk
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1 posted on 05/31/2004 8:09:16 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Wow!!! And, gee... the AP didn't report this?


2 posted on 05/31/2004 8:10:36 PM PDT by jmstein7 (Real Men Don't Need Chunks of Government Metal on Their Chests to be Heroes)
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To: Kaslin
Ted Sampley, a former Green Beret who served two full tours in Vietnam, spotted Kerry and his Secret Service detail at about 9:00 AM Monday morning at the Wall. Sampley walked up to Kerry, extended his hand and said, "Senator, I am Ted Sampley, the head of Vietnam Veterans Against John Kerry, and I am here to escort you away from the Wall because you do not belong here."

A very ballsy maneuver. LOL

3 posted on 05/31/2004 8:11:48 PM PDT by Petronski (And I never see the IDF 'til it's way too late! Now I'm dyin' in the Gaza Strip in the blazin' sun.)
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To: Kaslin

STOP HANOI JOHN KERRY

4 posted on 05/31/2004 8:13:12 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America being passive. They were wrong. - Reagan)
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To: jmstein7

bump


5 posted on 05/31/2004 8:13:15 PM PDT by righthand man (WE'RE SOUTHERN AND PROUD OF IT)
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To: Kaslin

I'm amazed that Sampley didn't have cameras at the ready for that photo op.


6 posted on 05/31/2004 8:13:54 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (`,,`,,Election '04...It's going to be a bumpy ride,,`,,`)
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To: Kaslin
Just then Kerry - in front of the school children, other visitors and Secret Service agents - brazenly 'flashed the bird' at Sampley and then yelled out to everyone, "Sampley is a felon!"

Kerry sounds like he's got a lot of class. All of it third.

7 posted on 05/31/2004 8:14:53 PM PDT by neutrino (Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences. Robert Louis Stevenson.)
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To: Kaslin
Lets keep a count on the number of times we see, or hear, this story on anything other thatn FR and Newsmax.

Mainstream media - not a chance.

9 posted on 05/31/2004 8:15:59 PM PDT by HardStarboard ( Wesley...gone. Hillary......not gone enough!)
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To: Kaslin

I'm going to need a confirmation before I forward this.


10 posted on 05/31/2004 8:16:43 PM PDT by Paul_B
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To: Kaslin

It doesn't take much but anyone who ruffles a limo commie lib is a good man!

Hoo Ha! Hoo Ha!


11 posted on 05/31/2004 8:17:50 PM PDT by SunnySide
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To: Kaslin
Just then Kerry - in front of the school children, other visitors and Secret Service agents - brazenly 'flashed the bird' at Sampley and then yelled out to everyone, "Sampley is a felon!"

Gee Senator Kerry .. how mature of you

12 posted on 05/31/2004 8:18:16 PM PDT by Mo1 (Make Michael Moore cry.... DONATE MONTHLY!!!)
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To: neutrino

I am sooo glad someone is getting under the Boston bastard's skin. This kind of thing is hard to forget, and it will haunt Kerry for weeks, resulting in some miscues during the campaign.


13 posted on 05/31/2004 8:18:43 PM PDT by nwrep
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To: Kaslin

Why is Carl Limbacher's name spelled with a 'K'?


14 posted on 05/31/2004 8:18:52 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Kaslin
Ted Sampley for President!!! (In 2008)
15 posted on 05/31/2004 8:19:16 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Petronski

Ted is correct, a traitorous seditious goon like Kerry does not belong on hallowed ground. But even the Devil visits church, so I suppose ... don'tch just know those Secret Service guys wanted to back away and leave Ol' Feckless to twist in the wind, peeing in his three hundred dollar pants that Mrs. Kerry bought for him, as he wonders if Ted is gonna wipe the ground up with his smarmy botox face.


16 posted on 05/31/2004 8:19:46 PM PDT by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote life support for others.)
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To: Kaslin
Kerry is just a superannuated college punk. A wise guy of no substance.
17 posted on 05/31/2004 8:20:19 PM PDT by dennisw ("Allah FUBAR!")
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To: Kaslin

No disrespect but there is no friggin way Ketchup boy shot anybody the bird, especially not with the possibility of having the wall as a backdrop.

Just hard to accept. I am sure Kerry was pissed but he couldnt have acted out like this[?].

Anyone with a photo?


18 posted on 05/31/2004 8:20:40 PM PDT by VaBthang4 ("He who watches over Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps")
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To: Dan from Michigan

Hmm ... that's a pretty nice bumper sticker. If I wasn't worried that my brand new sportscar wouldn't be "keyed" for displaying this I'd buy one.


19 posted on 05/31/2004 8:21:00 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (Must get moose and squirrel ... B. Badanov)
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To: Lancey Howard

And why is the story in the archives section already?


20 posted on 05/31/2004 8:22:51 PM PDT by Terp (Retired living in Philippines were the Mountains meet the Sea in the Land of Smiles)
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To: VaBthang4

I agree... this is very hard to believe. Then again he has been known to make stupid comments when ruffled ("Are you a Republican?") Send it Drudge. Maybe he can get to the bottom of it.


21 posted on 05/31/2004 8:23:14 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: BunnySlippers

This one's even better. My dad's got it on his truck.

22 posted on 05/31/2004 8:24:47 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America being passive. They were wrong. - Reagan)
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To: VaBthang4; Howlin
Just hard to accept. I am sure Kerry was pissed but he couldnt have acted out like this[?].

I would like to hear from a witness to this also .. but with some of the actions from Kerry .. like when he's taking of his mic and cursing out Bush ... this could have happened

23 posted on 05/31/2004 8:26:26 PM PDT by Mo1 (Make Michael Moore cry.... DONATE MONTHLY!!!)
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To: Lancey Howard; Admin Moderator
Why is Carl Limbacher's name spelled with a 'K'?

That is my mistake.

Moderator: Could you please correct this? Thanks in advance

24 posted on 05/31/2004 8:26:40 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

I can hardly wait for the great Presidential debates of 2004. The President communicating and making points in english-Kerry responding in one finger sign language.

Should be interesting.


25 posted on 05/31/2004 8:26:59 PM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (Every functional brain in America is a threat to John the Babbelist's Presidential aspirations.)
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To: Kaslin

Old friends I see....


26 posted on 05/31/2004 8:27:00 PM PDT by gilliam
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To: Kaslin

And the heat is going to continue getting hotter...

Ketchup will be toast by Labor Day...

Don't be surprised if Klintoon emerges from the left wing...

Viet Nam Veterans Against John Kerry
http://www.vietnamveteransagainstjohnkerry.com
Semper Fi,
Kelly


27 posted on 05/31/2004 8:27:31 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1/5 1st Mar Div. Nam 69&70 Semper Fi http://www.vietnamveteransagainstjohnkerry.com)
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To: Kaslin
Kerry - in front of the school children, other visitors and Secret Service agents - brazenly 'flashed the bird' at Sampley and then yelled out to everyone, "Sampley is a felon!"

Who thinks this man is Presidential material? I am sure this will be FEATURED on every "news" show tomorrow morning. /sarcasm

28 posted on 05/31/2004 8:28:23 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: BOBWADE; zip

ping


29 posted on 05/31/2004 8:28:45 PM PDT by Mrs Zip
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To: Kaslin

Kerry will send his manservant out to take care of Sampley.

lol.

[Kerry has a short temper and erupts in a very childish manner. You can tell he is not used to being confronted or challenged. The media are keeping Kerry off the TV screens for this very reason. The more media exposure Kerry gets, the less people like him.]


30 posted on 05/31/2004 8:29:12 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: Kaslin
Hey Kerry ... here's a gift to you from this Vietnam Vet courtesy of the viking kitties ...


31 posted on 05/31/2004 8:29:58 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Conservative by nature ... Republican in Spirit ... Patriot by Heart ... and Anti Liberal BY GOD)
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To: Petronski
A very ballsy maneuver. LOL

Could we award this guy some kind of medal? He also punched out a Senator it seems! That's worth a PURPLE HEART!

32 posted on 05/31/2004 8:30:09 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Mo1

Remember also when he used the "f" word?


33 posted on 05/31/2004 8:30:15 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Someone better be keeping a list of all of these threads. Kerry in the VC Hall of Fame, Kerry gets heckled, Kerry flips off a vet...and that was just today.


34 posted on 05/31/2004 8:30:30 PM PDT by GiveEmDubya (Common Liberal Whine: (fill in blank)-ism/phobia!)
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To: TomGuy
[Kerry has a short temper and erupts in a very childish manner. You can tell he is not used to being confronted or challenged. The media are keeping Kerry off the TV screens for this very reason. The more media exposure Kerry gets, the less people like him.]

BINGO ..

Hellary is also like that

35 posted on 05/31/2004 8:31:00 PM PDT by Mo1 (Make Michael Moore cry.... DONATE MONTHLY!!!)
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To: Kaslin
Just then Kerry - in front of the school children, other visitors and Secret Service agents - brazenly 'flashed the bird' at Sampley and then yelled out to everyone, "Sampley is a felon!"

And this guy wants to be our effin President!!??
36 posted on 05/31/2004 8:31:30 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Liberalism is the end result of too many people peeing in the gene pool.)
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To: Kaslin
Remember also when he used the "f" word?

Wasn't that in a Rolling Stone article??

37 posted on 05/31/2004 8:32:03 PM PDT by Mo1 (Make Michael Moore cry.... DONATE MONTHLY!!!)
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To: neutrino
Kerry sounds like he's got a lot of class. All of it third.

Please allow a correction:

Kerry sounds like he's got a lot of class. All of it third ZERO.

38 posted on 05/31/2004 8:32:52 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (This Tagline for sale. (Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: Kaslin

oh someone has to have the pic of this.


39 posted on 05/31/2004 8:34:25 PM PDT by Pikamax
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To: VaBthang4
Anyone with a photo?

Tarazzzza Heinz-Kerry is probably buying them up and the negatives to keep them from being published.

Notice that none have emerged from the snowboarding falls (6 or so tumbles), the bicycle tumble, etc. With the probable dozens of reporters, camera-persons, and photographers all around the Democrat presumptive nominee, you can bet some are getting photos or tapes. Either Tarazzza is writing checks or these media people are so pro-Kerry that they don't want to published the pix and embarrass the presumptive.
40 posted on 05/31/2004 8:34:57 PM PDT by TomGuy (Clintonites have such good hind-sight because they had their heads up their hind-ends 8 years.)
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To: Kaslin

If this is legit, there has to be a pic somewhere.

He is just probably feeding stories if there isn't a pic.


41 posted on 05/31/2004 8:36:03 PM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Fiddlstix

By gosh, I think you're right!


42 posted on 05/31/2004 8:37:06 PM PDT by neutrino (Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences. Robert Louis Stevenson.)
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To: All

If Sampley is a felon what is Kerry?

Kerry's a guy who betrayed his country and lied under oath to a Congressional committee about "mass atrocities" in Viet Nam perpetrated by American GI's and he belonged to an antiwar group that planned the assassination of United States senators!!

And we won't even get into the "Frank Burns" Purple Heart that Kerry "requested"...ROFLMAO


43 posted on 05/31/2004 8:37:16 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1/5 1st Mar Div. Nam 69&70 Semper Fi http://www.vietnamveteransagainstjohnkerry.com)
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To: Pikamax

send this into Drudge. He may look into it and maybe confirm or find out if it's false. I already sent in the link... if enough people send it in maybe he'll take the time to look into it. A mention on Drudge would be huge.


44 posted on 05/31/2004 8:37:33 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Kaslin

The McCainiacs don't dig Sampley

45 posted on 05/31/2004 8:37:49 PM PDT by martin_fierro
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To: Kaslin
We had the priviledge of FReeping the Anti-War Commies in Fayetteville NC in March and Ted Sampley attended our rally.

Here is a picture of him addressing the crowd using the bullhorn. The man holding the sign is our own Kristinn.

MKM

46 posted on 05/31/2004 8:38:24 PM PDT by mykdsmom (Third Annual FR cruise.... a great time was had by all.....plan ahead for next year, DO NOT miss out)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

I was thinking the same thing.


47 posted on 05/31/2004 8:39:20 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Retrosexual Vietnam veteran against John Kerry, proud to be a "crook" and a "liar.")
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To: rwfromkansas

Liberals are emotional cripples. This story wouldn't surprise if it were true.

Liberals, like poking a caged monkey. They screech


48 posted on 05/31/2004 8:40:03 PM PDT by SunnySide
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To: mrbuns
" Hanoi John"

It sounds as if that really gets to Kerry. Let's use it MORE OFTEN! Maybe we can all be privileged enough to be given the "FINGER" by "HANOI JOHN".

49 posted on 05/31/2004 8:40:29 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: martin_fierro
Sampley's side of the story against Keating, McCain, and Kerry
50 posted on 05/31/2004 8:43:24 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America being passive. They were wrong. - Reagan)
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