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John Kerry: They're swiftboating Obama
Politico ^

Posted on 03/29/2012 5:24:43 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

John Kerry: They're swiftboating Obama

3/29/12 4:24 PM EDT

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) has lent his name to a fundraising solicitation that raises the specter of millionaires and billionaires funding an outside effort against President Obama.

"When I was the Democratic nominee for president in one of the closest and toughest elections in history, a group of billionaires did something unprecedented," Kerry wrote. "They wrote million-dollar checks to fund lies about my service on what were called "Swift Boats" in Vietnam -- and in so doing, they turned the boats my crewmates and I served on into a new political shorthand for the most vicious smears imaginable: 'swiftboating.'"

In 2004, an anti-Kerry 527 group formed to raise questions about his war record and air ads against the senator, then running as the Democratic nominee for president. Its' spokesman, Jerome Corsi, would go on to become one of the leading proponents of the 'birther' conspiracy that falsely suggests Obama was born in Kenya or elsewhere.

Kerry points to a $3 million dollar donation to a pro-Romney super PAC by Houston construction magnate Bob Perry as the next round in an outside effort against Obama.

"One man. Three million dollars. And that's just the start," Kerry writes.

"I know all too clearly that these guys will do or say anything to win. They'll stop at nothing. But forewarned is forearmed. Their multi-million dollar smear tactics were new in 2004; in 2012 we know their playbook, and shame on us if we don't tear it into shreds. Join me and we will stop the 'swiftboating' of President Obama," Kerry emails.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 527groups; bho44; johnfondakerry; kerry; swiftboatvets
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To: BIGLOOK
I haven't been on the site for ages, Biglook - guess I'm inactive as well. It's not the length of Kerry's tour that gives me problems - I had a short tour as well. Of course, I spent more time in hospital under treatment than he served in-country.

He's the pivotal member of the Unholy Trinity - Hanoi Jane, a second generation Hollywood leftist, John Kerry, the quintessential traitor, and Walter Cronkite, the war correspondent with the courage of a rabbit.

Yeah, Cronkite, "the most trusted man in America." One look at the advancing NVA in early 1968 and he promptly defecated in his pants. He managed through his glibness of speech to convince the American public that the stain and smell radiating from his fouled skivvies was the odor of our troops in defeat.

I have to admit, over forty years later, I can't let it go. I long ago came to terms with the War and my service in it, which was faithful and honorable, although not heroic. What has me going now is the screw-job being done on today's troops, despite all the lip-service being given to "support the Troops" by the leftists. Too many successive deployments, unconscionably perilous ROE's, inadequate support for returning troops and their families - the list is endless. Now the Marxist bastard in the WH means to balance the budget by gutting the military and ripping the heart out of their benefits.

It stinks to high Heaven! This great Nation is being undone by these bastards and our children will not live in Freedom!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

51 posted on 03/29/2012 6:45:04 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Swift-boating (n) - telling the truth about a public figure, obtaining evidence and testimony from those very credible witnesses formerly close to that figure.


52 posted on 03/29/2012 6:46:10 PM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver
booo...


Yooo Hooo... I'm over HERE!!! -
53 posted on 03/29/2012 6:48:20 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey JF’ingK, I didn't know you served in Vietnam! I thought you were in Cambodia on double super secret work. Oh well, no matter. Thanks for the memory jog! Donating to the Swifties was the absolute best political money I've ever spent. I enjoyed it so much I did it multiple times. I even had a big picture of you made up as Lurch wagging your finger at a nice, big website address for the Swift Boat Vets for truth across the back window of my redneck truck. That was a great campaign and I got tons of honks and thumbs-up from Americans and the finger from your guys wherever I went - a terrific boost for a free speech fan. Too bad that wanker boy you used to hang with has bit the political dust. I'm surprised you're still in politics. What are you now - the lawn boy for the Kennedy grave sites? Oh, and BTW, thanks for your service - I had no idea you actually served your country at one time.
54 posted on 03/29/2012 6:48:54 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Sub-Driver
a group of billionaires did something unprecedented," Kerry wrote. "They wrote million-dollar checks to fund lies about my service..."

I wrote a $200 check (or used a credit card) to tell the truth about that pompous ass.

55 posted on 03/29/2012 6:49:09 PM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver

So evil billionaires like George Soros, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett are raising money AGAINST Obama? Really, John? Get ahold of some fermented ketchup, didya?


56 posted on 03/29/2012 6:58:58 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

FR at its finest. GRRRRREAT thread!


57 posted on 03/29/2012 6:59:12 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Sub-Driver

No one lied about your service, Horseface.

Release your complete SF-180 and make me a liar, you traitor.


58 posted on 03/29/2012 7:01:29 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Kerry also had a plan for winning the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq but he never has revealed it. He just said that he “has a plan”.

John Kerry says a lot of things. Not all of it is true (like the Congressional Record testimony celebrating his “Irish” heritage).


59 posted on 03/29/2012 7:02:04 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: The Shrew

Swiftboat ping.


60 posted on 03/29/2012 7:04:18 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

Kerry is not doing too well in the comments section of the Politico article. Seems few are too keen on trying to defend him or Barry.


61 posted on 03/29/2012 7:04:23 PM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: Sub-Driver
Johnny's a Hero.


A VC Hero.

Photograph of John Kerry meeting with Comrade Do Muoi, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, in Vietnam. Photo displayed in the War Remnants Museum (formerly the \'War Crimes Museum\') in Saigon. The June 2, 2004

62 posted on 03/29/2012 7:07:38 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (3 little children murdered by islam, Toulouse March 2012 . Time for the Final Crusade!!!!!)
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To: Travis McGee

Uh, neither of them is very swift if you get my drift.


63 posted on 03/29/2012 7:25:49 PM PDT by rktman
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To: Sub-Driver
I thought it was Cambodia over Christmas Vacation 1968.
But I could be wrong. Naa
64 posted on 03/29/2012 7:30:04 PM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: ConorMacNessa; freedumb2003; BIGLOOK; KJC1
I feel very strongly about the Swift boat vets… I thought that what they did during the 2004 campaign did indeed save this country from the disaster of a John Kerry presidency. (It's hard to believe that there could be a worse person in the White House, but that is clearly the case with Barack Obama…)

For about a year, I drove around with this on my window up here in Massachusetts:

To the Massachusetts moon bats credit (if indeed credit can be given in any way to them) my car never got vandalized, but I did have one incident that makes me laugh every time I think about it. One morning as I was driving into work, a car passed me on my right. As I looked over I saw a hand pressed up against the driver side window with the middle finger extended. To my astonishment, it “looked like a little old lady with a gray bun on her head! (In retrospect, I'm not sure she was actually a little old lady, but one of those 50+ year old aging moon bats, but when they look like that, you can never really tell…) I'll be honest, I very nearly did run off the road!

The night before The Gathering of Eagles in 2007, I had the honor, privilege and pleasure to meet a number of The Swift Boat Veterans at the counter-Code Pink demonstration in front of Walter Reed hospital. I got a chance to talk to them face to face for several hours, shake their hands and extend a genuine and heartfelt “thank you” to them. It was special, being able to stand up there by the side of the road, holding an American flag by their side, and being able to hear their point of view on things.

They told me the story of how John Kerry showed up at their reunion, and he walked in wearing a leather flight jacket expecting everybody to make him the center of attention… instead, all The Swift Boat veterans were saying “Who the hell does HE think he is?”

You know, I always felt that these men could have just kept their mouths shut. They could've just stayed at home and swore at the TV like many of us did. But instead, they got off their rear ends and went back to work in the service of their country. Many of them took heat for this, and there was that one fellow who lost his job because of it.

I say, God Bless The Swift Boat Veterans!

65 posted on 03/29/2012 8:08:36 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
"...Yeah, Cronkite, "the most trusted man in America." One look at the advancing NVA in early 1968 and he promptly defecated in his pants. He managed through his glibness of speech to convince the American public that the stain and smell radiating from his fouled skivvies was the odor of our troops in defeat..."

Funny you should say this...my buddy and I just watched Vietnam War - The Impact of Media (Narrated by Charlton Heston) tonight, though I am sure it is old hat to you, FRiend...:)

Heck, you are probably the one who sent me the link!

You are spot on, and thank you for your service.

66 posted on 03/29/2012 8:15:51 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This guy needs a therapist or should be on meds. He’s totally obsessed with the fact the truth got out and he couldn’t control it.

For god’s sake, the DNC convention when he did the “arriving at sea” photo op and then saluting and proclaiming he was “ready for duty” were clear signs he’s completely delusional.

He needs to be institutionalized for the public’s safety.


67 posted on 03/29/2012 8:29:27 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useless.)
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To: a fool in paradise
We need to remember that Mister Kerry is the America-hating humanoid fungus who dishonored his country by throwing his service decorations away in a protest in 1971.

And, from Human Events, Kerry insulted our Military in a 2006 speech…Kerry said at a campaign event yesterday at Pasadena City College, “You know education, if you make the most of it, you study hard, you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck in Iraq.”

68 posted on 03/29/2012 8:44:51 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver
Now this is a fine thread.

Here are a few stray links, for anyone who can use a little pro-Swift boat ammunition:

February 24, 2004 - Doonesbury and the Winter Soldiers

March 9, 2004: The Rest of the Kerry Transcript

May 16, 2004: Swift Boat Veterans and the Media Iron Curtain

June 4, 2004: Coordinating With the Enemy: Vietnam Veterans Against the War in Paris and Hanoi

June 9, 2004: American Genocide: Fonda, Kerry, and the war crimes propaganda campaign

September 6, 2004: Yesterday’s Lies: Steve Pitkin and the Winter Soldiers

October 26, 2004: John Kerry and the VVAW: Hanoi’s American Puppets?

August 15, 2006: Still Slandering the Troops

February 25, 2008: Newly Discovered Army Reports Discredit “Winter Soldier” Claims

August 21, 2008: “Swiftboating,” Media Myths and the 2004 Campaign

May 25, 2009: Media still lying about the Swift Boat Veterans

August 19, 2011: Did Kerry's Swift Boat hatchet man fake his own Silver Star?

69 posted on 03/29/2012 8:58:25 PM PDT by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: Howlin; eddie willers; cajungirl; wirestripper; Southflanknorthpawsis; Peach; prairiebreeze; ...

Kerry nostalgia pingaroo.


70 posted on 03/29/2012 8:59:34 PM PDT by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Aaah, what a beautiful memory, Kerry being swiftboated. May it also happen to Obama, to my great rejoicing!


71 posted on 03/29/2012 9:05:21 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Sub-Driver

72 posted on 03/29/2012 9:09:20 PM PDT by Godebert (NO PERSON EXCEPT A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

73 posted on 03/29/2012 9:11:43 PM PDT by Godebert (NO PERSON EXCEPT A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!)
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To: Interesting Times

Hanoi John Kerry knows the Swift Boat Vets defeated him, but he attributes it to rich Republicans.


74 posted on 03/29/2012 9:30:54 PM PDT by zot
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To: Interesting Times; Sub-Driver; ntnychik; dixiechick2000; PhilDragoo
Nostalgia indeed!

HEADING FOR CAMBODIA


75 posted on 03/29/2012 9:37:13 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Baynative

Remember LBJ’s WWII trip? These people believe their own lies.


76 posted on 03/29/2012 9:40:51 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( "It happened. And we let it happen. - Peter Griffin, Family Guy)
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To: Godebert

NOT SO ambiguously Gay Duo
i don't want to know where his (Kerry) right hand is,
why does "the Silk Pony" have such a sick smile.

77 posted on 03/29/2012 9:55:08 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Kill all the terrorists, protect all the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: rlmorel; ConorMacNessa
The Tet Offensive in '68 ended in a route of the NVA and a decimation of the VC and the free flow and proliferation of Yellow Journalism in the media.
78 posted on 03/29/2012 10:04:42 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: Sub-Driver

DFU SONG: One Tin Soldier (a salute to John O’Neill and the SwiftVets)
DFU SONGS | 11-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland

Posted on Friday, November 05, 2004 9:58:58 PM by doug from upland

MIDI - ONE TIN SOLDIER (had to choose new MIDI - hope it tracks okay)
http://www.harpinanawhinin.com/Tabs/TVMovieThemeSongs/one_tin_soldier.htm

Listen, people, to the story of the man who won the day
We had really dodged a bullet...with his men he would lead the way
When he learned that John Forbes Kerry had been working on a plan
He could never let that happen...that man’s unfit for command

DemocRATS would launch their salvos...he stood up to every blow
They used every dirty tactic...but they could not make him go
He risked his life once for his country...and stepped up again
John O’Neill and the SwiftVets...you will never know finer men

All the lefties got together and they said these men had lied
They would not debate the substance...John Forbes Kerry simply denied
We watched the charade keep going...records he would not reveal
Brokaw, Jennings, and Dan Rather thought that it was no big deal

DemocRATS would launch their salvos...he stood up to every blow
They used every dirty tactic...but they could not make him go
He risked his life once for his country...and stepped up again
John O’Neill and the SwiftVets...you will never know finer men

Voters finally paid attention...Kerry’s wounded, and it showed
This man was a fake and phony...from his mouth the anger had flowed
On a fateful day it happened...on a Tuesday in ‘04
That is when he was rejected...Kerry had been shown the door

DemocRATS would launch their salvos...he stood up to every blow
They used every dirty tactic...but they could not make him go
He risked his life once for his country...and stepped up again
John O’Neill and the SwiftVets...you will never know finer men


79 posted on 03/29/2012 10:14:49 PM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
"...if the United States were to set a date for withdrawal the prisoners of war would be returned."-J.F. Kerry

"Under questioning from the Committee, Kerry referred to the democratically elected government of South Vietnam -- our allies -- as a "dictatorial regime, the Thieu-Ky-Khiem regime," while respectfully calling the North Vietnamese communist regime we were fighting by its oxymoronic official name, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and the murderous Viet Cong's political arm by their preferred "Provisional Revolutionary Government.":
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/chavez042804.asp
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June, 1970 -- Kerry joins Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), a national veterans group that is part of the Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice. The PCPJ is a broad coalition of local and national organizations, including the Communist Party, USA, "committed to conducting demonstrations aimed at ending the war in Indochina, and poverty, racism and injustice at home." The VVAW, CCI and PCPJ all have headquarters at 156 Fifth Avenue in New York City. VVAW Executive Secretary Al Hubbard, a former Black Panther, is also on the coordinating committee of the PCPJ. Hubbard soon appoints Kerry to the VVAW's Executive Committee, bypassing the normal election process.
http://www.wintersoldier.com/index.php?topic=Timeline
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Fact: The Black Panthers were revolutionary communists...

From the Maoist Internationist Movement:
[1960s/original] Black Panther Party [BPP] Archives
From the article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROS

"On May 1st, May Day [1969], the day of the gigantic Free Huey rally, two of Alioto's top executioners vamped on the brothers from the Brown Community who were attending to their own affairs. These brothers, who are endowed with the revolutionary spirit of the Black Panther Party defended themselves from the racist pig gestapo [i.e., the police].

Pig Joseph Brodnik received his just reward with a big hole in the chest. Pig Paul McGoran got his in the mouth which was not quite enough to off him.

The revolutionary brothers escaped the huge swarm of pigs with dogs, mace, tanks and helicopters, proving once again that "the spirit of the people is greater than the man's technology."

To these brothers the revolutionary people of racist America want to say, by your revolutionary deed you are heroes, and that you are always welcome to our camp."

Source: Maoist Internationist Movement
Article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROS (May 11, 1969):
http://web.archive.org/web/20060717050055/http://www.etext.org/Politics/MIM/bpp/index.html
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November 22, 1970 -- During a fund-raising tour for GI deserters, Vietnam Veterans Against the War and the Black Panthers, Jane Fonda is quoted in the Detroit Free Press as telling a University of Michigan audience:

"I would think that if you understood what communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that we would someday become communist," and "The peace proposal of the Viet Cong is the only honorable, just, possible way to achieve peace in Vietnam."
http://www.wintersoldier.com/index.php?topic=Timeline
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John Kerry and the VVAW--Hanoi's American Puppets?
"Two recently discovered documents captured from the Vietnamese communists during the Vietnam War strongly support the contention that a close link existed between the Hanoi regime and the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) while John Kerry served as the group's leading national spokesman."
http://www.wintersoldier.com/staticpages/index.php?page=puppets
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Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) Complete FBI files:
http://www.wintersoldier.com/index.php?topic=VVAWFBI

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Photograph of Madame Binh and Jane Fonda
Displayed in the Women’s Museum, Saigon, May 28, 2004
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JOHN KERRY BEING HONORED, BY COMMUNISTS, FOR HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THEIR VICTORY OVER UNITED STATES

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Source for both:
http://www.tinyvital.com/Misc/KerryHonoredByCommunists2.htm

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John Kerry, from his book, The New Soldier
"We will not quickly join those who march on Veterans' Day waving small [American] flags, calling to memory those thousands who died for the 'greater glory of the United States.'..."

"The John Kerry quote comes in the epilogue to "The New Soldier," the book put out by Vietnam Veterans Against the War [VVAW]. The book's cover features a group of not-particularly sober-looking anti-war protesters (vets, presumably) flying the American flag upside down [while mocking the historic flag raising event at Iwo Jima]":
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1203164/posts

Note John Kerry's name at top right of The New Soldier

"We will not quickly join those who march on Veterans' Day waving small (American) flags, calling to memory those thousands who died for the 'greater glory of the United States.' "

So John Kerry would have a difficult time marching with those waving small American flags yet had NO problems marching with those waving HUGE VIETCONG FLAGS?

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"Pictured above: VVAW-supported demonstration during the Washington Spring Offensive, April - May 1971. Notice the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong flags."

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"Shortly after taking office in 1985, Kerry and Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa went on a fact-finding trip to Nicaragua, where they met with Daniel Ortega (right) and other Sandinistas. The trip was criticized when the Sandinistas cemented ties with Moscow."
http://www.boston.com/globe/nation/packages/kerry/062003.shtml

80 posted on 03/29/2012 10:56:46 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Sub-Driver
March 2004:
The Vietnam Veterans Against the War:
Assassination Plot --was John Kerry at the meeting or not?

"Mr. Kerry denies being present at the November 12-15, 1971, meeting in Kansas City of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, and says he quit the group before the meeting. But according to the current head of Missouri Veterans for Kerry, Randy Barnes, Mr. Kerry, who was then 27, was at the meeting, voted against the plot, and then orally resigned from the organization.

Mr. Barnes was present as part of the Kansas City host chapter for the 1971 meeting and recounted the incident in a phone interview with The New York Sun this week.

In addition to Mr. Barnes’s recollection placing Mr. Kerry at the Kansas City meeting, another Vietnam veteran who attended the meeting, Terry Du-Bose, said that Mr. Kerry was there.

There are at least two other independent corroborations that the "antiwar" group Vietnam Veterans Against the War, of which Mr. Kerry was the most prominent national spokesman, considered assassinating American political leaders who favored the war."

http://frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=12571
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April 2004:
"Kerry has long been portrayed as not being at the Kansas City, Mo., meeting because Kerry recalled quitting the organization at an acrimonious July 1971 session, four months before the November meeting at which the assassination plot was discussed.

But last week, the Kerry campaign seemed to leave open the possibility that he had attended the November session, after historian Gerald Nicosia said he had found an FBI document that he said indicated that Kerry was there.

As a result of Nicosia's assertion, Kerry's campaign said in a statement that while Kerry did not remember being at the meeting, "If there are valid FBI surveillance reports from credible sources that place some of those disagreements in Kansas City, we accept that historical footnote in the account of his work to end the difficult and divisive war."..."

http://www.boston.com/news/politics/president/articles/2004/04/01/kerry_cant_recall_being_at_71_parley/

81 posted on 03/29/2012 10:59:48 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL
"As a result of Nicosia's assertion, Kerry's campaign said in a statement that while Kerry did not remember being at the meeting, "If there are valid FBI surveillance reports from credible sources that place some of those disagreements in Kansas City, we accept that historical footnote in the account of his work to end the difficult and divisive war."..."

But if Kerry was there, why didn't he report the plot to the authorities??? Isn't that by itself a crime? They were discussing assassinating United States senators!! And how in hell could he not remember such a thing??

82 posted on 03/29/2012 11:09:41 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Interesting Times

BTTT


83 posted on 03/30/2012 2:38:15 AM PDT by E.G.C. (Edward's Soft Rock Playlist: On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/my_playlists?p=A7A56731DE671E6A)
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To: Sub-Driver

Let me also add my thanks to the Swift Boat and POW Veterans for Truth!


84 posted on 03/30/2012 2:38:34 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: Sub-Driver

Will someone please return Kerry’s ball bearings.


85 posted on 03/30/2012 2:45:27 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Sub-Driver; mickie
Hanoi Jane and Hanoi John....now there's a pair to draw to!

Two names that will live in infamy.

Leni

86 posted on 03/30/2012 4:19:56 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Sub-Driver

Thank You for posting this. I loved the comments, even at Politico. I was happy to purchase “Unfit for Command” and still have it. I may have to reread it after this. I depise kerry and fonda. My family thought I was crazy when I refused to see anything with fonda in it when I left the service. I still haven’t. They are responsible for the deaths of many American servicemen.


87 posted on 03/30/2012 6:08:00 AM PDT by Seabeejas (h)
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To: mountainlion
John the Traitor Kerry swiftboated 2.5 million Viet Nam Veterans in 1974 with his baby killer lies and war criminal lies. Do you really think you are innocent Kerry?

I spent all of 1970 at the Naval Support Facility in Cam Rahn Bay, Republic of VietNam. Our primary mission was to repair and support the Swift boats and PBRs (Patrol Boat River). If Kerry had spent his entire year in country, our tours would have overlapped...but he took a coward's way out of country.

My point, though, is that I did know and help a bunch of the Swift Boat sailors and they were a brave lot. Try to imagine yourself getting on a small boat capable of speeds of about 50mph running up and down a relatively narrow river exposing yourself to small arms fire from any given point along the way. I can understand John Kerry being scared, but when he left early someone else had to step forward and take his place. Did that replacement person lose their life as a result???? He's a coward, and he doesn't belong in the company of the heros that I knew.

SKCM(SS), USN Retired

88 posted on 03/30/2012 6:10:40 AM PDT by Retired COB (Still mad about Campaign Finance Reform)
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To: Retired COB
My Buddy's Father was a swift boater. His son, the twin brother of my Buddy, was a Swift Boater just like his father. He is still MIA in Viet Nam. Thank how hard it would be to lose your twin brother.

John Kerry, how many people were killed because of you?

89 posted on 03/30/2012 6:32:08 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: freedumb2003

That is my definition also. This is another example of the media hijacking a term and distorting it’s meaning.


90 posted on 03/30/2012 6:44:19 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Is Kerry like a case of Herpes or what? Just when you think you’d seen the last of him, he pops back up worser than ever!


91 posted on 03/30/2012 6:47:11 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Sub-Driver

‘swiftboating.’ = telling the truth about someone.

No wonder liberals consider it the worst of all smears.


92 posted on 03/30/2012 7:22:24 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: Sub-Driver
Jerome Corsi, would go on to become one of the leading proponents of the 'birther' conspiracy that falsely suggests Obama was born in Kenya or elsewhere.

Notice how Politico slipped in this assumption as fact?

-PJ

93 posted on 03/30/2012 7:37:32 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Jerome Corsi, would go on to become one of the leading proponents of the 'birther' conspiracy that falsely suggests Obama was born in Kenya or elsewhere.

Notice how Politico slipped in this assumption as fact?

-PJ

94 posted on 03/30/2012 7:37:35 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Swiftboating Obama?

No need. The whole country is witness to his destructive tendancies conerning America, our future and individual freedom.

The GOP would do well to start asking for and collecting independent “free lancers” to simply put together news clips of interviews, speeches and debates of Obama and his ilk revealing his true beliefs and values.

“Energy prices would necessarily have to skyrocket...”
“Spread the wealth”

There’s hundreds of them. They could put together a series of about 15 commercials cheap, buy them from independent do it at home guys (with some tweaking) and run them often.

When a candidate is selected finally, they can do only pro-candidate adds with advertising firms. I just wish it wasn’t Romney.


95 posted on 03/30/2012 7:44:45 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Kerry is making a run at being the biggest douche on Planet Earth.

As the son of a Seawolves pilot who actually knows what swift boats did over in Vietnam, I heartily say F*CK YOU, John Kerry. You did a third of a complete tour . . . just enough time to gin up enough Purple Hearts cracking open beer cans to get your useless ass shipped home. And you are such a worthless Senator that after over twenty years "in service" to Massachusetts and the United States, you based your entire presidential candidacy on the fact that you were once an effing butterbar in the USNR.

Kerry, how can you even talk about Vietnam and your experiences there while men like Karl Marlantes still walk this earth?

96 posted on 03/30/2012 8:10:04 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: Third Person

>>Why didn’t poor John Kerry sue his slanderers?<<

Because truth is an absolute defense.


97 posted on 03/30/2012 9:12:09 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: Interesting Times

Good, Zero should be swiftboated. If an R candidate has an arrest 35 years ago for drunk and disorderly, the whole world knows about it. Funny how several of Zero’s Chicago gay-club buddies mysteriously died right before his presidential candidacy.


98 posted on 04/01/2012 7:23:42 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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Der Führer Obama is a “short timer” -

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99 posted on 04/12/2012 4:09:45 PM PDT by devolve (- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - you can*t do that with a WebTV - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -)
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To: Sub-Driver
One would think that the only person who could stomach this asshole would be his ketchup queen, but alas, there must be a few more who believe in the stupid, rich guy who 'almost' was our President.

In all reality, this guy can't be half as bad as the loons who keep sending him to DC as their leader? Or can he?

100 posted on 06/30/2012 8:59:57 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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