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I sent a letter to Sen. John F. Kerry
Judicial Watch ^ | 2-4-05 | Tom Fitton

Posted on 02/04/2005 11:46:54 AM PST by FlyLow

I sent a letter to Sen. John F. Kerry asking him to keep his word to the American public and sign a federal form authorizing the release of all of his military records. On Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, during an appearance on the NBC News show "Meet the Press," moderator Tim Russert three times asked Sen. Kerry if he would sign an SF 180 allowing release of all of his military records. On the third attempt Sen. Kerry answered Mr. Russert plainly: "Yes, I will." [Click here to read a transcript of the "Meet the Press" show.] In a Feb. 2 letter hand delivered to Sen. Kerry's Capitol Hill office, I asked him to execute the SF 180 immediately and thereby put to rest the controversies surrounding his service as a U.S. Navy officer. [Click here to read the letter.] Judicial Watch requested Aug. 2, 2004, release of Sen. Kerry's military service records under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. Navy Personnel Command withheld 31 pages of documents because Sen. Kerry refused to sign an SF 180. The records pertained to: "Personnel service jackets and service records; and correspondence and records in both automated and non-automated form concerning classification, assignment, distribution, promotion, advancement, performance, recruiting, retention, reenlistment, separation, training, education, morale, personal affairs, benefits, entitlements, discipline and administration of naval personnel." Sen. Kerry has yet to come clean with the American people. We hope he will finally keep his promise to release his military records.

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1 posted on 02/04/2005 11:46:54 AM PST by FlyLow
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To: FlyLow

" asking him to keep his word to the American public and sign a federal form authorizing the release of all of his military records."

Bwahahahahahahah, gigilo keep his word? bwahahahahahaha!


2 posted on 02/04/2005 11:48:18 AM PST by rockabyebaby (What goes around, comes around!)
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To: FlyLow

Wow, another legal victory by JW.


3 posted on 02/04/2005 11:48:38 AM PST by mountaineer
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To: FlyLow

will be returned "address unknown".........


4 posted on 02/04/2005 11:49:42 AM PST by NorCalRepub
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To: FlyLow

Fat chance. The idiot thinks he's got a chance in '08. There's something in that record he's hiding.


5 posted on 02/04/2005 11:49:58 AM PST by An Old Marine (Freedom isn't Free)
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To: mountaineer

You're being sarcastic, right?


6 posted on 02/04/2005 11:51:14 AM PST by My2Cents ("Here's my strategy on the Cold War: We win, they lose." -- President Ronald Reagan)
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To: FlyLow

I see that this posting has been listed a few times. While I sympathize with you and would love to see Kerry sign form 180, you should know that he will never do so.

I've asked this before and will ask again. Why is it that the left gained access to Bush's war records and Cheneys before they had been released, but no one...not one person who has access to these documents can get to them? We're not talking just now, we're talking since he's been running for an elected position.

Another thing, if he was given a pardon by Jimmy Carter, why isn't that made public?

Keep up the heat, and I wish you luck, but I think you're whistling dixie with this guy. He'll never sign anything.

nikos


7 posted on 02/04/2005 11:51:44 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: An Old Marine

I would prefer to have Kerry running up against Hillery in the primary season...and possibly knock her down once or twice. Having Dean as the party boss...is simply helping Hillery to lose.


8 posted on 02/04/2005 11:52:49 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: FlyLow

Maybe if not just one of us did this, but hundreds of thousands of us did this, he'd do it - or fade away.
We can freep him into submission or oblivion - I don't care which- I just want him out of public life!


9 posted on 02/04/2005 11:53:18 AM PST by mumzie (www.combatvetsagainstkerry.com)
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To: mountaineer

LOL

Panhandling to follow.


10 posted on 02/04/2005 11:55:20 AM PST by martin_fierro (_____oooo_( )_oooo_____)
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To: nikos1121

Keep up the heat, and I wish you luck, but I think you're whistling dixie with this guy. He'll never sign anything.

I AGREE! KERRY HAS STONEWALLED FOR THE PAST 3 YEARS AND WILL NEVER, EVER SIGN ANYTHING!!


11 posted on 02/04/2005 11:55:35 AM PST by KATIE-O
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To: FlyLow

You know, maybe if we ignore him, he'll just go away....


12 posted on 02/04/2005 11:55:41 AM PST by mlc9852
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To: pepsionice

DOn't worry Kerry will never sign. He'll weasle out of it.


13 posted on 02/04/2005 11:57:25 AM PST by An Old Marine (Freedom isn't Free)
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To: FlyLow

You've wasted a perfectly good stamp.


14 posted on 02/04/2005 11:58:20 AM PST by Kirkwood (Liberals gave the world "Rock the Vote." George W Bush gave the world "Iraq: The vote!")
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To: rockabyebaby

Like Clinton's medical records, we'll never see Ketchup Boy's military records. Something politically fatal lies within, or they both would have been released years ago.


15 posted on 02/04/2005 11:58:59 AM PST by ABG(anybody but Gore) ("Oh no, not Hans Brix!")
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To: FlyLow
"I sent a letter to Sen. John F. Kerry"

What a waste of time! Kerry can't read!

16 posted on 02/04/2005 12:01:43 PM PST by TommyDale
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To: nikos1121
Another thing, if he was given a pardon by Jimmy Carter, why isn't that made public?

Depends on why he might have a dishonorable discharge. I've heard rumors from old friends in the Pentagon that John Boy lost his honorable discharge for involving himself with groups that had ties to the North Vietnamese. There's even a story that he met with the North's representatives (although not Vietnamese while on active duty). This could easily be construed to be treason. I'm betting there's some truth to it if he doesn't sign form 180.

The election this past year may have been the closest the US has ever come to placing a traitor in the White House.

17 posted on 02/04/2005 12:04:03 PM PST by An Old Marine (Freedom isn't Free)
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To: TommyDale

I have all of Kerry's records. If he will send me a couple million bucks from the Ketchup Kween, I won't release them.

:-)


18 posted on 02/04/2005 12:07:28 PM PST by shubi (Peace through superior firepower.)
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To: pepsionice

I would prefer to have Kerry running up against Hillery in the primary season

Wouldn't that be great, especially if Hillary were to ask Kerry to sign Form 180.


19 posted on 02/04/2005 12:10:08 PM PST by taxesareforever
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To: FlyLow

He'll sign the form right about the time Kennedy confesses to murder at Chappaquiddick.


20 posted on 02/04/2005 12:13:00 PM PST by RushCrush (If it takes a bloodbath, let's get it over with. No more appeasement. - Reagan)
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To: FlyLow

bump


21 posted on 02/04/2005 12:14:34 PM PST by newsgatherer
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To: FlyLow
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22 posted on 02/04/2005 12:17:43 PM PST by MarineBrat ("God is dead"- Nietzsche,1886. "Nietzsche is dead"- God,1901)
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To: An Old Marine
Clinton has the goods on Kerry, if he runs against Clinton this info will be leaked. I think Kerry knows this and he and his scary wife are already setting the stage for "my wife won't let me run"
23 posted on 02/04/2005 12:23:56 PM PST by mammer
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To: FlyLow

Will Russert follow up?


24 posted on 02/04/2005 12:26:54 PM PST by cookcounty (LooneyLibLine: "The ONLY reason for Operation Iraqi FREEDOM was WMD!!" ((repeat til brain is numb))
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To: shubi

"I have all of Kerry's records. If he will send me a couple million bucks from the Ketchup Kween, I won't release them. "


Nice try, Hillary.


25 posted on 02/04/2005 12:26:58 PM PST by Kenny500c
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To: An Old Marine

If he had a less than honorable discharge...which seems to be more than just a passing rumor as many credible people have said this...and if Jimmy Carter pardoned him, why wouldn't that be public. I thought all presidential pardons are public?

I agree with you, we came very close to electing a traitor. Thanks to Ross Perot we indured Bill Clinton. Jimmy Carter in hindsight was and is a traitor. He would sell us out in a heart beat if it meant to appease the international community.

nikos


26 posted on 02/04/2005 12:30:45 PM PST by nikos1121
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To: FlyLow

Maybe CBS would like to continue their series on candidates' service records.....should I wait to see?


27 posted on 02/04/2005 12:31:05 PM PST by cookcounty (LooneyLibLine: "The ONLY reason for Operation Iraqi FREEDOM was WMD!!" ((repeat til brain is numb))
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To: Kenny500c

ROFL


28 posted on 02/04/2005 12:38:18 PM PST by shubi (Peace through superior firepower.)
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To: An Old Marine
The election this past year may have been the closest the US has ever come to placing a traitor in the White House

I don't know about that, considering Bubba's two terms.

Of course, BJc may have not been a traitor until after being elected, whereas JFnK would have been a pre-existing traitor.
29 posted on 02/04/2005 12:51:26 PM PST by babyface00
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To: An Old Marine

I agree that he'll never sign. Or he'll limit the scope of the records to protect whatever it is he's hiding. I believe he qualified his statement by saying he'd sign when the Swifties did, giving him an automatic out.

This guy still makes me sick and scares me. And for those who say he's history, I say don't be so sure. If he was just gonna give it up, he wouldn't have gone on his Bush Bashing tour through the Middle East and Europe. I loathe him so deeply that I was actually using my favorite hand gestures toward my TV during the SOTU address the other night....juvenile, I know, but it made me feel better.


30 posted on 02/04/2005 1:20:58 PM PST by armyavonlady
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To: armyavonlady
juvenile, I know, but it made me feel better.

I can see that.

31 posted on 02/04/2005 1:32:08 PM PST by An Old Marine (Freedom isn't Free)
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To: armyavonlady

"I believe he qualified his statement by saying he'd sign when the Swifties did, giving him an automatic out.


Wouldn't it be GRAND if the swifties ALL signed the SF180's and presented the challenge to him, in public!

Hey, I can dream can't I??


32 posted on 02/04/2005 1:33:52 PM PST by clyde260 (Public Enemy #1: Network News!)
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To: clyde260

Now that I'd like to see. And I'm sure they'd do it if it meant he had to reciprocate.

I don't mean to be the Chicken Little in the group, but I am concerned that this story isn't over. It scared the cr__ outa me that he was almost elected before and while the thought that he might run again doesn't exactly keep me up at night, it still worries me.

Bottom line: he's dangerous and his behavior is detrimental to the morale of our troops.


33 posted on 02/04/2005 1:51:39 PM PST by armyavonlady
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To: My2Cents

Yep.


34 posted on 02/04/2005 2:17:20 PM PST by mountaineer
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To: FlyLow

courtesy od shines177

35 posted on 02/04/2005 4:30:34 PM PST by bitt (Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence)
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To: FlyLow

courtesy of RebelTex

36 posted on 02/04/2005 4:31:52 PM PST by bitt (Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence)
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