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John Kerry's "Apocalypse Now" fantasy in Cambodia. Great scan of 1979 newpaper article.
1979 | boston herald

Posted on 08/12/2004 6:16:56 AM PDT by dennisw

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To: Grampa Dave
Face it Gramp's, "Hanoi John" is a genuine, insensitive,
Dope. The problem is he thinks everybody is blind.
101 posted on 08/12/2004 10:20:32 PM PDT by Smartass ( BUSH & CHENEY IN 2004 - Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió.)
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To: Smartass

Also, he thinks because he has gotten by with these lies in Boston and DC for over 3 decades, he still can get by with them.

Wrong Boston Chowder Breath.


102 posted on 08/12/2004 10:22:11 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm a donor to the Swift Boat Vets fund. Have you donated? If not please do it now!)
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To: dennisw; MeekOneGOP; S.O.L.

Thanks for posting this.

I was hoping someone would make it a thread since the first time Meekonegop was able scan it and post it. I don't have the skills to do it.

meekonegop, s.o.l., thanks to Dennis, this is now a thread forever on Free Republic.

Kerry will have this following him the rest of his miserable losing life.


103 posted on 08/12/2004 10:24:50 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm a donor to the Swift Boat Vets fund. Have you donated? If not please do it now!)
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To: Grampa Dave
I don't think he's going to get away with it much longer.

The polls shows he might not carry his own state,
let alone the country. An AOL poll, with 34,000 voting
showed Bush winning by a landslide. Forget about the
network polls, because their so insultingly biased.
The same poll results were obtained by WorldNetDaily.
104 posted on 08/12/2004 10:30:13 PM PDT by Smartass ( BUSH & CHENEY IN 2004 - Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió.)
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To: Grampa Dave
bump!!

105 posted on 08/13/2004 3:09:43 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: Grampa Dave; dennisw
Yes, thanks dennisw for posting this as it's own thread.
Glad to see this getting out there.

106 posted on 08/13/2004 3:15:34 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: MeekOneGOP; Smartass; PhilDragoo; Happy2BMe; Grampa Dave; potlatch; ntnychik











SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

JOHN KERRY ON 911

John Kerry ran for Congress in 1972.......

Kerry lost that election and became very deeply depressed.

Kerry's next political and professional move was to withdraw and stay home for six months making model airplanes.

Kerry has criticized President George W Bush on 911 for spending seven minutes in a classroom after hearing the second terrorist highjacked jetliner struck the second World Trade Center tower.

John Kerry was in Washington DC on 911 watching the terrorists attack the World Trade Center on TV.

What did Senator John Kerry then do?

"And as I came in [to a meeting in Sen. Daschle's office on September 11th, 2001], Barbara Boxer and Harry Reid were standing there, and we watched the second plane come in to the building."

"And we shortly thereafter sat down at the table and then we just realized nobody could think, and then boom, right behind us, we saw the cloud of explosion at the Pentagon."

"Nobody could think". -- Sen. John Kerry

It should be noted that the second plane hit the World Trade Center at 93 a.m., and the plane hit the Pentagon at 9:43 a.m. By Kerry's own words, he and his fellow senators sat there for forty minutes, realizing "Nobody could think".

When America was attacked on 911 Sen. John Kerry "could not think" and sat for forty (40) minutes paralyzed and impotent and unable to physically or emotionally or mentally function!

US Senator John Forbes Kerry said he "was stunned" and just sat down for forty (40) minutes unable to do anything at all!

Leadership!

"More thoughtful" and "more sensitive" leadership!

Not too "swift" Mr. Heinz-Kerry!

107 posted on 08/13/2004 3:49:11 AM PDT by devolve (TERRY KERRY: http://pro.lookingat.us/ShoveIt.html http://pro.lookingat.us/KerryCambodia.html)
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To: dennisw
Kerry thinks he owns the sole Viet Nam War franchise. He's the Pope of the Viet Nam War -- in his own mind. Pope John the Venerable Kerry speaks with unquestionable authority on the Viet Nam War, and only Pope John Kerry may so speak. Once he speaks that's the way it is. Word up!

Not only does he deny the switfties their real memories, because they take away from his franchise's value -- but he earlier denied Coppola's vision of the Viet Nam war. Because Pope Kerry didn't authorize it.

108 posted on 08/13/2004 3:59:15 AM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw; dennisw

And as my first act of office, I am sending
Kerry's Swift Boat to this spot in Cambodia.

109 posted on 08/13/2004 4:00:43 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: dennisw

Kerry says that "On more than one occasion" he took his "patrol boat into Cambodia." Based on Navy and DoD records, it should be fairly easy to "show" when Kerry undertook each of these trips, for how long each lasted, who went with him, and for what purpose. Let's see the records.


110 posted on 08/13/2004 4:05:57 AM PDT by Pharlap
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To: TomGuy

What is the mental illness that these people have where they have vivid recollections of life-changing events that never happened? They have to know that they are lying when they first make up the story, then they repeat it so often it likely becomes like the truth to them. Later, when exposed, they are indignant.

Well if it was so important back then that you needed to lie about it to make your point, then it ust be important enough now to expose the lie. These lies were used to damage America.

The real event is that he lied about it in the first place in order to further his own anti-American agenda. The facts were not enough to make his case, so he made up a new set of facts. And since people believed him, his lies were used to shape anti-vet feelings in this country, as well as hurting our stature in the world.

Despicable.


111 posted on 08/13/2004 4:07:20 AM PDT by RobFromGa (Kerry/Edwards: Hating America One Vote at a Time)
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To: dennisw

And now we finally know on what real life character the acid popping member of the boat crew was based.


112 posted on 08/13/2004 4:31:25 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Democrat - It's in the dictionary - It's between "delusional" and "dimwit.")
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To: N. Theknow

And now we finally know on what real life character the acid popping member of the boat crew was based........


John Kerry doeth protest too much about this movie.


113 posted on 08/13/2004 5:39:49 AM PDT by dennisw (Once is Happenstance. Twice is Coincidence. The third time is Enemy action. - Ian Fleming)
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To: MeekOneGOP

This same article was scanned and posted at the instapundit blog but the scan quality was atrocious. Could not read any of the text at all.


114 posted on 08/13/2004 5:42:56 AM PDT by dennisw (Once is Happenstance. Twice is Coincidence. The third time is Enemy action. - Ian Fleming)
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To: dennisw

"...can you get the words in the scan to come out clearly enough to read?"

Yep! I set my printer to 'text and images' and made other fine control selections. There is some blur, but photocopies made from my downloaded copy are still legible and unmistakably damning. My favorite part (after his usual gassy bravdo and shop-worn lies) is when he accuses Coppola of "not know[ing] where to stop."

Thanks!


115 posted on 08/13/2004 6:21:10 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (Defeat Kerry - buy garlic, wooden stakes and holy water)
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To: devolve
bump!

116 posted on 08/13/2004 7:31:28 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: MeekOneGOP

Wasn't Kerry "Agent Orange"?


117 posted on 08/13/2004 7:35:55 AM PDT by Boazo (LOSE THE TAG LINE)
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To: dennisw
This same article was scanned and posted at the instapundit blog but the scan quality was atrocious. Could not read any of the text at all.

The original file that S.O.L. sent me was really huge - it showed to be 2MB and around 2200 pixels wide as I recall. So I took it my PhotoDeluxe software and trimmed the pic and then reduced it to 60% of the original size dimensionally (Height & Width). It was still really wide, so I chopped it into two parts so it wouldn't mess up folks FR pages here when posted. PhotoDeluxe got it down to around .360MB, not too terribly huge.


118 posted on 08/13/2004 7:53:57 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: devolve

Great job!

Thanks for posting moi Kerri's real response to 9/11, not the super man lie, he would have us believe.


119 posted on 08/13/2004 8:22:54 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm a donor to the Swift Boat Vets fund. Have you donated? If not please do it now!)
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To: dennisw; S.O.L.; MeekOneGOP

Great job, Gentlemen!

Another example of the synergy of Free Republic.

I have the feeling that some Freeper with some incredible scanner will step in and be able to scan this to look like the original Newspaper article.

In the meantime I'm sending emails out with links to this thread. I sent a few last night, and I have positive response back from some of the people, this morning.


120 posted on 08/13/2004 8:26:47 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm a donor to the Swift Boat Vets fund. Have you donated? If not please do it now!)
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To: PJ-Comix; devolve; Smartass; dennisw; MeekOneGOP; PhilDragoo; jmstein7

What a riot!

Maybe you can make Nixon say "My first non offical act is send Kerry's Swift Boat into Cambodia before I become President!"


121 posted on 08/13/2004 8:32:19 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm a donor to the Swift Boat Vets fund. Have you donated? If not please do it now!)
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To: stop_fascism
"Seems to me it would be easy for his "Band of Brothers" to corroberate that they were in Cambodia. Or did he take his boat in there all by himself?"

_______________________________

His "Band of Brothers" have apparently spoken on this topic, at least three of them have. It has been reported that they DENY that they were in Cambodia. The rest stand mute.

122 posted on 08/13/2004 8:42:53 AM PDT by daylate-dollarshort
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To: dennisw
Excellent find.

L

123 posted on 08/13/2004 8:48:35 AM PDT by Lurker ( Rope, tree, liberal. Adult assembly required.)
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To: Boazo
Wasn't Kerry "Agent Orange"?

I thought he was Agent 86 .....



"Wrong, Meek. Kerry's not smart enough to be
Agent 86!"

Oh. that's true.


124 posted on 08/13/2004 8:59:54 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: Grampa Dave; dennisw
Perhaps someone can send this to that instapundit site and they can use it instead of the one they are using?

125 posted on 08/13/2004 9:07:27 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: PJ-Comix; Happy2BMe
hehe!

126 posted on 08/13/2004 9:09:35 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: MeekOneGOP

HA


127 posted on 08/13/2004 10:33:59 AM PDT by Boazo (LOSE THE TAG LINE)
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To: MeekOneGOP

I just sent Instapundit notice about the better scan at FR. This was his scan:

http://instapundit.com/images/kerryheraldfull.jpg


128 posted on 08/13/2004 12:06:48 PM PDT by dennisw (Once is Happenstance. Twice is Coincidence. The third time is Enemy action. - Ian Fleming)
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To: WorkingClassFilth

That's good news that one can print out this page and get it clear enough for the text on the scan to be legible.


129 posted on 08/13/2004 12:11:12 PM PDT by dennisw (Once is Happenstance. Twice is Coincidence. The third time is Enemy action. - Ian Fleming)
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To: dennisw

bttt


130 posted on 08/13/2004 12:21:33 PM PDT by rock58seg (iDiOT + iDiOT = DemOcraTS..Just connecting the DOTS.)
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To: dennisw
I just sent Instapundit notice about the better scan at FR.
This was his scan .....

Thanks. Theirs is blurry/hard to read. I can't read it, in fact.


131 posted on 08/13/2004 12:52:38 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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To: dennisw
I work with a Cambodian who had to flee Cambodia. He was in the Cambodian Military back in the 70's. Anyway, when I saw the comment in your post from Kerry saying:

"..being shot at by our South Vietnamese allies who were drunk and celebrating Christmas."

I went and asked him if his country celebrated Christmas? He said no they did not. I then asked him if the Vietnamese did and he said no they did not.

I then told him what Kerry had said and as soon as I said Kerry's name he said that he doesn't beleive a word Kerry says.

132 posted on 08/13/2004 1:57:30 PM PDT by Shepster
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133 posted on 08/13/2004 3:53:05 PM PDT by Smartass ( BUSH & CHENEY IN 2004 - Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió.)
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To: devolve
THANKS FOR     THE PING!

134 posted on 08/13/2004 4:39:06 PM PDT by Smartass ( BUSH & CHENEY IN 2004 - Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió.)
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To: dennisw

ON MORE THAN ONE OCCASSION!!!!

Today's issue is about a his seared memory of Christmas in Cambodia. When were these other incursions??

Release your military records.


135 posted on 08/13/2004 4:48:52 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Republican - The thinking people's party)
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To: dennisw

The Night Before Christmas (Cambodian Version)

Twas the night before Christmas and we were afloat
Somewhere in Cambodia in our little boat.
While the river was lightened by rockets red glare
No one but the President knew we were there.

The crew was all nestled deep down in their bunks,
While the Spook and I watched the sampans and junks.
Our mission was secret, so secret in fact,
No one else would remember it when we got back.

When out on the water there arose such a clatter
I leaped down from the bridge to see what was the matter.
The incoming friendly was starting to flash
And I knew that the ARVN's were having a bash.

The snap of friendly fire on the warm tropic air
Convinced me for sure no one knew we were there,
On a clandestine mission so secret it's true
That I'm still convinced only Tricky Dick knew.

While I huddled for safety in the tub on the bow,
I thought of a title, "Apocalypse Now."
To give to the films I was I making each day
To show all the voters when I made my big play.

As I sat there sweating in my lucky flight jacket,
Spook said, "Merry Christmas!" and tossed me a packet.
And what to my wondering eyes did appear,
But a new lucky cap, which I still have right here.

I keep it tucked here, in this leather brief case,
Just sharing with the press its secretive place
As I regale them again with my senate refrain,
That Christmas in Cambodia is seared into my brain.

Don't bother to quibble with history my friend,
By pointing out Johnson was President then.
Don't listen to Swiftees who try to explain,
For I tell you that night is seared into my brain.

Down Hibbard, down Lonsdale, and you too O'Neill,
So you don't remember? Well it's something I feel.
I don't need all you Swiftvets to support my campaign,
Cause Christmas in Cambodia is seared into my brain,

Into my brain, into my brain, into my brain...

Russ Vaughn
2d Bn, 327th Parachute Infantry Regiment
101st Airborne Division
Vietnam 65-66


136 posted on 08/15/2004 8:17:45 AM PDT by Pilsner
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To: hawkaw
...there were big concrete blocks and other things blocking the path of the boat in the river

I've not heard that before. Any chance of finding documented statements to that effect?

137 posted on 08/15/2004 8:22:22 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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138 posted on 08/16/2004 8:27:24 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (never surrender, this is for the kids)
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139 posted on 08/16/2004 8:28:17 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (never surrender, this is for the kids)
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140 posted on 08/16/2004 8:29:21 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (never surrender, this is for the kids)
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To: dennisw

bumpenstein


141 posted on 08/16/2004 8:33:08 PM PDT by moehoward
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To: FreeAtlanta
I love it...Keep up the good work!

THANKS FOR     THE PING!

142 posted on 08/16/2004 9:07:01 PM PDT by Smartass ( BUSH & CHENEY IN 2004 - Si vis pacem, para bellum - Por el dedo de Dios se escribió.)
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To: dennisw

I can't get past the two glaring lies/stupidities in Kerry's first two paragraphs. Namely:

1) The "generals" got us into Vietnam. Wrong. Kennedy got us into Vietnam. LBJ got us bogged down there. The generals did their bidding.

2) Kerry says that the Vietnam war COULDN'T be won!!! He says it is a LIE to have suggested that we could have won. Now, I never served there; I wasn't born until 1968, so I can't speak with any authority personally. However, I have heard MANY Vietnam vets opine that had the U.S. truly been committed, if we had had the intestinal fortitude to do what had to be done, we inded could have won the war. Why didn't Americans have the resolve? Mainly because of people like John Kerry, who publicly whined about the war being a lost cause. Kerry and his ilk lost the war for us every bit as much as did LBJ and McNamara.


143 posted on 08/18/2004 10:54:43 PM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (Kerry: a strange man with nothing to say about anything that has happened since the early 1970s.)
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To: MeekOneGOP

FWIW Hugh Hewitt has linked to this thread at least 3 times in his blog and WND article.


144 posted on 08/19/2004 12:05:54 AM PDT by dennisw (Once is Happenstance. Twice is Coincidence. The third time is Enemy action. - Ian Fleming)
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To: MeekOneGOP


Hugh Hewitt and others have linked to this scan.

http://www.captainsquartersblog.com/mt/mt-comments.cgi?entry_id=2247


145 posted on 08/19/2004 12:07:56 AM PDT by dennisw (Once is Happenstance. Twice is Coincidence. The third time is Enemy action. - Ian Fleming)
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To: dennisw; RonDog; Happy2BMe
FWIW Hugh Hewitt has linked to this thread at least 3 times in his blog and WND article.

Re #144-145:

Excellent to hear that. Thanks!


146 posted on 08/19/2004 3:07:40 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP (There is only one GOOD 'RAT: one that has been voted OUT of POWER !! Straight ticket GOP!)
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