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Obama has chosen John Kerry as Secretary of State
Chicago Sun Times ^ | December 14, 2012 | MICHAEL SNEED

Posted on 12/15/2012 11:54:43 AM PST by yoe

President Barack Obama has chosen Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts to be the next secretary of state, a source has told Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed.

His replacement as head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will be Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the Sneed source said.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Government; US: Massachusetts; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: 112th; 2012; bho44; bhostatedept; communismkills; cultureofcorruption; democrats; democratscandals; domesticterrorism; jinjuscon; johnfkerry; johnkerry; kerry; kerryquotes; liedtocongress; massachusetts; newjersey; notapeacemovement; obama; obamascandals; obamunism; robertmenendez; soskerry; swiftboat; traitor; treason; vietnamwar; warcriminal
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To: foxfield
"Did you really mean to say that on purpose?"

What, Menendez's experience with foreign affairs?

101 posted on 12/15/2012 3:02:24 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: yoe

Well, Obama did need someone he could count on to lie out his butt, so Kerry is a perfect pick.


102 posted on 12/15/2012 3:21:31 PM PST by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: yoe

Somewhere in hell, Ted Kennedy is smiling.


103 posted on 12/15/2012 3:33:34 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Having an abortion is "progressive"?)
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To: yoe

Save us, Lord, save us!


104 posted on 12/15/2012 3:36:12 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: yoe

as if hillary wasn’t bad enuf


105 posted on 12/15/2012 3:38:55 PM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ
I’m open to pondering any other real alternatives.

I've been thinking about this as well. The thought that has occurred to me is to start/join some conservative business alliance in which the members make a serious commitment to provide mutual support. This community would become a "virtual nation" that is independent of physical location, and with members distributed across the world it would become much easier to migrate to hospitable environments.

I guess conservatives would almost become like the Jews were before the founding of Israel.

106 posted on 12/15/2012 3:46:19 PM PST by The Duke
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To: Stillwaters
John McCrazy can't wait to give him a big ol' crazy hug at the confirmation hearings.

This is a travesty. But what isn't a travesty in this administration?

107 posted on 12/15/2012 4:02:38 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: DoughtyOne

Hey, he speaks French don’t you know. I think he will do OK. A coward in combat perhaps—and a liberal hippie to boot, but, I think he might have the balls to stand up when things get bad. Would rather see Bolton have the Job but then Mitt lost. Hillary picked the guy and its one less Senator for the Democrats!


108 posted on 12/15/2012 4:21:57 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: mountainlion

Thank God he isn’t heading the Defense Department.


109 posted on 12/15/2012 4:25:08 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Terry Mross
GOT Flamed last election for reminding people how skery and McCain were in charge of the POW reports[many still coming in]and refused to acknowledge them.Families were beside themselves.Shredders were in full mode.How could the worst of the worst be in charge?It was reported the powers that be wanted to make it all go away.Much more to the story but must do your own research,WARNING You will be disgusted. When people I know ask,why so fired up.I say,It could have been me.The highest Officer's imprisoned there stoutly recommended McCain be Court Marshaled at the very least.
110 posted on 12/15/2012 4:28:26 PM PST by xarmydog
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To: gordgekko

Conflict-averse to the end, Barry is going the Senatorial Courtesy route to avoid bruising confirmation battles (Kerry, Chuck Hagel, etc.)

Members of The Club can be expected to rubber-stamp those without putting up a fuss. Heck he’d probably nominate Robert C. Byrd to the Cabinet if he could. (not certain where he is right now, but he doesn’t smell too good, that’s for sure)


111 posted on 12/15/2012 4:31:25 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: yoe

Ah, the end run has happened. This is who he wanted from the beginning.


112 posted on 12/15/2012 4:51:16 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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hummmm

just wondering if.....

the Heinz widow will enjoy her ‘boy toy’ having to travel so much!!! Hillary has lived in a plane and the skies for four years...will John Boy do that also????

but then maybe Hillary enjoyed that she got away from the ‘bent one’ for long, long periods of time...

113 posted on 12/15/2012 5:04:53 PM PST by haircutter
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To: KansasGirl

The Democrats will succeed in replacing Kerry with another leftist Democrat, so it, really, doesn’t matter when the special election happens. RINO Scott Brown will, probably, run for this seat, but Scott Brown will end up losing badly. The Democratic machine of Massachusetts won’t let Scott Brown win, again.


114 posted on 12/15/2012 5:05:58 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: yoe
You've GOT to be kidding me!

"Hello World!"


115 posted on 12/15/2012 5:07:24 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: yoe

This will give us plenty of opportunities to “Caption This.”

I’ve missed that here at FR with goofy Kerry. I used to LMAO with FReeper responses.


116 posted on 12/15/2012 5:12:20 PM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: yoe; a fool in paradise

I’ll post a link as soon as I find a confirmation of this information, in the meantime, what few if any people know is that John Kerry was in... Vietnam. I didn’t (and don’t) know.


117 posted on 12/15/2012 5:15:09 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Revolting cat!

“....what few if any people know is that John Kerry was in... Vietnam. I didn’t (and don’t) know.”

No kidding! Did he get any awards?


118 posted on 12/15/2012 5:18:02 PM PST by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: yoe
This should do wonders for morale.

“You know, education, if you make the most of it, if you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, uh, you, you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck in Iraq.”~John Kerry-Heinz


119 posted on 12/15/2012 5:21:18 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: xarmydog
The highest Officer's imprisoned there stoutly recommended McCain be Court Marshaled at the very least.

That is an outright lie.

120 posted on 12/15/2012 5:32:43 PM PST by LurkingSince1943 (Former War Criminal)
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To: Farmer Dean

LOL!


121 posted on 12/15/2012 5:34:07 PM PST by Cuttnhorse
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To: yoe

Frenchie loves to talk with our enemies, after all. He’s on a first name basis with them, in fact.

Besides, IIRC, his brother has a big interest in Vietnamese real estate transactions or some such.

Tereza can perhaps accompany him to Le Wen Dy’s again. I hear it’s serves great boeuf.


122 posted on 12/15/2012 5:42:15 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: yoe

given menendez’s latest goings on regarding foreign relations, seems like an obvious democrat choice.....

/sarc


123 posted on 12/15/2012 5:43:59 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: null and void

Another traitor joins the Traitorobama regime.


124 posted on 12/15/2012 5:44:41 PM PST by Carl Vehse
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To: Charles Henrickson
"I am John Kerry (weak salute), reporting for duty"

What a piece of shit. No wonder the big O selected him. Two of a kind. Kerry was a true warrior, according to Kerry, and self-promoted his awarded medals while committing treason. The "Swift Boaters" knew better. Hopefully many will stand up and raise hell.

125 posted on 12/15/2012 5:46:38 PM PST by fuzzthatwuz
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To: Gasshog
Ketchup boy/ Lurch. One of the more unphotogenic bits of Demo Rat Crat in the country. Not looking forward the inevitable photos we will have to endure.

Ironically Ted {Lurch} Cassidy was likely far more intelligent & good looking in real life than Kerry is. Cassidy was deliberately made up to look like Lurch and he definitely had talent well beyond The Addams Family. Sadly he died very young from heart complications due to his size. What's Kerry's excuse for ugly? LOL.

126 posted on 12/15/2012 5:54:43 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: yoe

Swift Boat him. Now.


127 posted on 12/15/2012 6:10:11 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: yoe

And I cannot WAIT for this effing crop of Socialist LOSERS to die off! They have done NOTHING to enhance MY limited time on this planet. NOTHING!

But, will the follow-up crop be worse? Indoctrinated from birth on? Lord, Hear Our Prayer!


128 posted on 12/15/2012 6:12:39 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Farmer Dean

You mean he has a face that looks more like the back end of the horse than the front?


129 posted on 12/15/2012 7:00:52 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Farmer Dean

You mean he has a face that looks more like the back end of the horse than the front?


130 posted on 12/15/2012 7:00:52 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

It’s worse than that,much worse.It’s the look a lost soul gets from a life of sin,stupidity and a really bad marriage.


131 posted on 12/15/2012 7:08:51 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: gordgekko

Kerry will sell this country out


132 posted on 12/15/2012 7:23:47 PM PST by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd ,you get no further than the crowd!")
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To: angelcindy

He always told his buddies he would be President someday. Watch out for that turn of events.......


133 posted on 12/15/2012 7:25:30 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: DoughtyOne

His butt buddy John McCain will praise him to high heaven during the confirmation hearings. If republicans had an ounce of decency they would laugh at Obamagabe and start calling Kerry the treasonous traitor that he is before the confirmation hearings. He’s a disgrace as an American. The SOB hates the military and has hated the military his entire life. The Winter Soldier hearings were a lying bunch of garbage. Kerry called American soldiers war criminals and said they were worse than Genghis Kahn. The majority of the lying ass “soldiers” that testified at the hearings had never sat foot in Vietnam, some had never served in the US military. Kerry himself said he had participated in war crimes. He spent a grand total of 4 months in country, then ran like a scolded dog, using some obscure technically about purple hearts to come back to the states and start his political career, by being just another two-bit leftist anti-American war protestor. He’s the female version of Jane Fonda. I despise the Herman Munster looking lying SOB. Kerry is not fit to be mentioned in the same breath with real veterans of Vietnam. He’s a lying disgrace of a human being.


134 posted on 12/15/2012 7:28:49 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: yoe

Few things will thrill the liberals of MA more than this, and those who are not thrilled will be glad to see him leave the Senate.


135 posted on 12/15/2012 7:47:37 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: lonevoice

John McPain is lingering proof that things aren’t right in AZ either.


136 posted on 12/15/2012 7:51:37 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: TurkeyLurkey

To borrow a famous line from Gary Hartpence, maybe God is “very bored” with the people of America.


137 posted on 12/15/2012 8:00:51 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: johnd201

In so many ways, sadly, though the American people deserve Kerry; they could have voted for him in 2004 and got it out of the way by now.


138 posted on 12/15/2012 8:02:27 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: yoe
booo...


Yooo Hooo... I'm over HERE!!!

Lurch better bring his lucky hat...

139 posted on 12/15/2012 8:06:18 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: yoe

Okay, let’s see.. Hillary reduces security at Benghazi and puts Stevens there on 9/11 as a sitting duck to be murdered by terrorists. 0bama commits ‘dereliction of duty’ by allowing our brave SEALs to die without a rescue attempt and he ‘skates’. Rice LIES about Benghazi by downplaying it and escapes unpunished. Hillary LIES then escapes testifying with another LIE about a concussion. 0bama nominates Kerry for SoS. Now, we find out Boehner is going to CAVE on tax increases on small business owners, thrusting another knife into the private sector on top of the already disastrous 0bamacare TAXES.. The Dems will promise Boehner a concession but will NEVER make good on it. We’ve been down that road MANY times. At the end of the day it’s the private sector that gets screwed while the government worker base grows and grows under 0bama. I give up. Has anything GOOD happened since 0bama took office? The media is out to destroy America as well as the Socialists in our Congress, INCLUDING the gutless RINOs posing as Republicans.


140 posted on 12/15/2012 8:49:46 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: yoe

Looks like the Swift Boat Veterans for the Truth About John Kerry will be reforming to stop Kerry’s nomination for anything above dog-shit scooper upper.

John O’Neil is back. Jerry Corsi is back. I’m back. Others involved in the best selling book “Unfit for Command” will be back.

If Kerry thinks we hit him hard in 2004, just you wait to see what else we’ve got on him both during and after Vietnam.

Been waiting a long time to expose Kerry’s collusion with the Nicaraguan Sandinista marxist dictatorship, Gary Porter (the top Hanoi genocide coverer-upper, Tony Avirgan and his hoax, and the sell-out, with McCain in the 1990’s re establishing diplomatic relations with Hanoi, by dropping key POW/MIA issues.

Hopefully some few remaining Republicans on the Sen. Judiciary Committee will have the balls to stand up and ask the questions that “MUST” be asked. If they do, Kerry is toast because he can’t afford to tell the truth.

Just to add to Kerry’s paranoia, I would like to think that a foreign intelligence source and/or journalists, would surface with some very damaging information about Kerry’s contacts with Hanoi. They are out there. The only question is will they “come in” from the cold and testify about them.


141 posted on 12/15/2012 9:24:41 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: yoe; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; AuntB; ...

I saw this coming, lets see if those same Senate RINOs who lined up against Rice gush all over themselves to confirm NE lib Kerry.


142 posted on 12/15/2012 9:58:23 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems know how to win. Rs know how to whine.)
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To: yoe

I guess Jane Fonda wasn’t available.


143 posted on 12/15/2012 10:36:16 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: yoe

President Barack Obama has chosen Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts to be the next secretary of state.

“Birds of a feather”

2 America Hating Traitors......


144 posted on 12/15/2012 10:36:16 PM PST by LtKerst
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To: yoe

See the Jay Nordlinger (National Review Online) 2004 story about Kerry aiding the communist Sandinistas in Nicaragua (along with fellow marxist Tom Harkin, Chris Dodd, and other congressmen on the far-left.

It is on the FR columns list tonight.


145 posted on 12/15/2012 10:41:01 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Hoodat

Notice the meek look on JK, like he is meeting the Pope, like he just kissed this guys hand.


146 posted on 12/15/2012 10:48:38 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: xarmydog

The POW who worked for Perot hated mccain. I’ll always believe mccain said “They broke me” in his acceptance speech because he thought obama was going to bring out the truth of what he did while captive.


147 posted on 12/15/2012 11:09:08 PM PST by Terry Mross ( I don't watch the "news". Someone ping me if anything big happens.)
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To: yoe
Why give a sh*t? What difference is Rice or Kerry? The socialist/marxists now have control via the takers. We need to start thinking outside the box.

You want a suggestion? Think STATES' RIGHTS! There are now a majority of States with Republican Governors and Legislatures. Many of which have refused to implement the Obambicare exchanges. The States are getting p*ssed off. Support those States who are saying no longer to Fedgov largess.

To remind all, the recent USSC ruling not only decided the stupid Obambicare penalty is a tax (wrong), but they also ruled in the States' rights favor regarding economical punitive actions by the Fedgov if the States don't follow through on certain mandates. They said the Commerce and Necessary clause were void in this instance and that the Fedgov has over-stepped its authority withing those clauses. That's a huge win!

Michigan, of all States just pasted a right to work law. Illinois is looking to past a right to carry law. The States are on the move - support them. They are our last hope...

STATES RIGHTS. THINK THE 9TH AND 10TH AMENDMENTS!
Support your State!

148 posted on 12/16/2012 12:01:45 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever.)
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To: DoughtyOne
John Kerry is unfit to be Secretary of State

True, but the man that chose him is unfit o be President of the United States.

149 posted on 12/16/2012 4:15:34 AM PST by tsowellfan
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To: yoe

Kerry was in Vietnam, you know.


150 posted on 12/16/2012 5:54:47 AM PST by dinodino
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