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‘Wow!’ And so it begins: White House smears vets, claims ‘swift boating’ of Bergdahl
Twitchy ^ | June 4, 2014 | Twitchy Staff

Posted on 06/04/2014 8:03:22 AM PDT by reegs

Unreal. Putting the lives of our brave troops at risk by releasing five Taliban leaders wasn’t enough, apparently. Now the White House has to smear those who put their lives on the line for this country.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bergdahl; bowebergdahlmuslim; deserter; johnfnkerry; obama; obamamuslim; swiftboat; taliban; terrorist; treason; whsmearsvets
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This administration is rapidly falling apart at the seams. They have been done in by their own hubris. Couldn't have happened to a more deserving bunch.
1 posted on 06/04/2014 8:03:22 AM PDT by reegs
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To: reegs

Disgusting.


2 posted on 06/04/2014 8:04:09 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: reegs

As I understand the term, “Swift-boating” is, revealing the truth from first-hand accounts.


3 posted on 06/04/2014 8:05:21 AM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: reegs

If any of those vets ever did so much as one night in the brig for drunk and disorderly it is about to hit the papers.


4 posted on 06/04/2014 8:06:40 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: reegs

Earth to Obama...!
Bergdahl WANTED to be there, Numbnuts!


5 posted on 06/04/2014 8:08:01 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: reegs

We can only hope that the soldiers’ loyalty to each other and to us all overcomes the orders to stay silent.


6 posted on 06/04/2014 8:09:15 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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Did you know J F’n Kerry served in Vietnam?


7 posted on 06/04/2014 8:09:22 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: reegs

They just keep digging that hole deeper and deeper..........................


8 posted on 06/04/2014 8:10:01 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: PhiloBedo

In the liberal view of things, swift boating means a political smear campaign, based on lies. They claim that the original swift boat veterans, were lying about John Kerry and Vietnam service.


9 posted on 06/04/2014 8:11:18 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: reegs

No matter how much the Obama regime seems to be falling apart, it will keep shambling on until people decide to look away from their TV, drugs, and sex just long enough to see what’s actually going on.


10 posted on 06/04/2014 8:11:37 AM PDT by Cato in PA
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To: reegs

I predict that Obama or Carney or his replacement, will come out and say they didn’t know about the desertion issues with Bergdahl, and that they learned about it watching TV news.


11 posted on 06/04/2014 8:12:10 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: PhiloBedo

Indeed. Ironic, yes?


12 posted on 06/04/2014 8:14:06 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: reegs

waiting for the day the Obama Admin defects to the Taliban


13 posted on 06/04/2014 8:14:43 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: reegs
All they have is Alinsky's Rule #5: Ridicule is man's most potent weapon.

The problem for them now is that their ridicule is fake, and their opponent's ridicule is documented.

14 posted on 06/04/2014 8:15:41 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Cato in PA

Some might just be too busy busting their ass to pay much attention. Working two jobs to pay the mortgage leaves little time for TV, internet and newspapers.


15 posted on 06/04/2014 8:16:09 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: reegs

The democRATS have launched a .... War On Our Warriors.


16 posted on 06/04/2014 8:16:43 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: reegs
Bowe will be called to testify before congress:

They told the stories at times they had personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable telephones to human genitals and turned up the power, cut off limbs, blown up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and generally ravaged the countryside of Afghanistan in addition to the normal ravage of war, and the normal and very particular ravaging which is done by the applied drone power of this country.


17 posted on 06/04/2014 8:17:04 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: reegs

“Swiftboating” means to correct the record and tell the truth about someone.


18 posted on 06/04/2014 8:17:37 AM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Viennacon

RE: claims ‘swift boating’ of Bergdahl

Well, that should be a compliment. The Swift Boaters were telling the truth in 2004.


19 posted on 06/04/2014 8:17:37 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: PhiloBedo

Depends on who is using the term.


20 posted on 06/04/2014 8:19:42 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: reegs

Why didn’t we just send the father to Pakeeeestan?

Pray America wakes up


21 posted on 06/04/2014 8:19:55 AM PDT by bray (Palin 2016)
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To: reegs
The Obama Doctrine now and then...
22 posted on 06/04/2014 8:20:51 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: listenhillary

I went a couple years on a startup doing many 12-14 hour days/30 day runs with no time off. Yet because I wanted to stay informed, I stayed informed.

There is no excuse.


23 posted on 06/04/2014 8:21:37 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: reegs
This is just a cheap hat hook for libtards to hang their backwards baseball cap on. Barky personally donated a discarded golf club. See you on the green!


24 posted on 06/04/2014 8:22:00 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: molson209
"waiting for the day the Obama Admin defects to the Taliban"

If that happens, find us a VFW hall and I'll buy the first three kegs.

25 posted on 06/04/2014 8:22:11 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "transparent.")
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To: reegs
Swiftboat

The word means, or should mean, the exposure of a fraudulent autobiography of one seeking political office or public influence. It is the correction of a personal and professional record that has been selectively and dishonestly compiled, as the Swift Vets did so effectively to that of John Kerry.


26 posted on 06/04/2014 8:22:20 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: molson209
waiting for the day the Obama Admin defects to the Taliban

Guess you missed it.

27 posted on 06/04/2014 8:23:30 AM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Ridicule: Hey. . . Obama . . . bearded ladies in dresses humping goats and camels are laughing their a$$e$ off at you in A’stan. You are going to be the pin-up butt of every joke at the mountain opium party tonight . . . I know you and Reggie wish you could be there.


28 posted on 06/04/2014 8:23:33 AM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: PhiloBedo
As I understand the term, “Swift-boating” is, revealing the truth from first-hand accounts.

I'm using the same dictionary.
29 posted on 06/04/2014 8:23:58 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Cato in PA

Thats the major problem.
People get their political views from Lady Gaga and Jay Z.


30 posted on 06/04/2014 8:25:39 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
All they have is Alinsky's Rule #5: Ridicule is man's most potent weapon.

Truly a shame that S.D. Alinsky wasn't a Christian; would've saved the entire world a lot of trouble.
31 posted on 06/04/2014 8:26:11 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: reegs

Getting flak...over target


32 posted on 06/04/2014 8:26:33 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Global Warming is caused by illegal immigrants!)
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To: reegs

I think all of this was staged, personally. Holder said just last week that they want to focus more of their resources on “domestic terrorists.” I see this administration as a petulant little child throwing rocks at a large hornet nest. Eventually one of those rocks is going to crack open that nest, and the swarm will overwhelm that little child.

They’ve needled Christians (gay marriage), business owners (”You didn’t build that!”), travelers (continued TSA abuses), and now soldiers are front and center (VA, Bergdhal, repeal of DADT). Most of us haven’t budged from our bulwarks. We’re waiting for the true fusillade to begin. I think, however, vets are nearing a break point, and I would bet the administration, specifically the Just-us department, is preparing for a vet uprising that’ll make the Bonus Army look like a Scout Jamboree.


33 posted on 06/04/2014 8:30:10 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: reegs

It has been 3412 days since 01/30/2005 when "Hanoi" John Kerry promised, on national TV, to sign form SF-180 and release his military records.

34 posted on 06/04/2014 8:31:50 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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Putting the lives of our brave troops at risk by releasing five Taliban leaders wasn’t enough...

It's NOT our troops that will be put at risk - it'll be us.

35 posted on 06/04/2014 8:37:01 AM PDT by GOPJ (ObamaCare - like buying a pig in a poke...)
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To: Norm Lenhart

With kids to take care of also?


36 posted on 06/04/2014 8:42:10 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary

Yes in fact. As a single father. And yet somehow my daughter grew up to be a USAF Sgt. flying around with one of the folks you read about every day. So yes, it is possible.


37 posted on 06/04/2014 8:44:15 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: reegs

Bolshie heros are always traitors.


38 posted on 06/04/2014 8:47:19 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
I went a couple years on a startup doing many 12-14 hour days/30 day runs with no time off. Yet because I wanted to stay informed, I stayed informed.

maybe not everyone has your make-up... your abilities...

39 posted on 06/04/2014 8:47:33 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: latina4dubya

I’m not special. It does not take muck to open a web browser to catch up for a few min. here and there.


40 posted on 06/04/2014 8:48:26 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: reegs

What do we expect? To “Swiftboat” is “to expose the truth by those who observed, or were involved in, the subject situation”. To decent people, it’s a good thing. Obviously, to evil-doers, it’s very, very bad.

Obama and minions are despicable in every way. The V.A. issue is a disgrace. As Montel Williams said, if one of the terrorists at Gitmo has a sniffle they’re treated within an hour. Our own wonderful heroes are left for months and years to die without any treatment.


41 posted on 06/04/2014 8:50:47 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: TexasCajun

“And we rolled through Afghanistan like Jen-Jis Khan...”


42 posted on 06/04/2014 8:55:21 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“Numbnuts!”

LOL I haven’t heard anyone use that word in 40 years. I thought that I was the only one who still used it! Thank you for the laugh!


43 posted on 06/04/2014 8:55:43 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (What we need is to sucker the fedthugs into a "Tiananmen Square"-like incident on the National Mall!)
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To: reegs
The medical condition that precluded Obama from notifying congress will turn out to be PTSD. He will not be prosecuted. Bergdahl is hero to the far left precisely because he penned anti-American scribblings. He is their hero precisely because he wandered away from his unit.

No matter how you slice it up, a 5 for 1 trade seems senseless.

44 posted on 06/04/2014 8:56:17 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: reegs
This administration is rapidly falling apart at the seams. They have been done in by their own hubris. Couldn't have happened to a more deserving bunch.

You are the recipient of today's "Nail on the Head" Award.

The Simple Minded Obama Calculation:

The Libs will love the release of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.
The Right will love the release of an American "War Hero".

A guaranteed Win-Win for sure. And, as a bonus, less time on Fox News for discussions about the VA Mess and Benghazi. A triple win.


45 posted on 06/04/2014 8:56:25 AM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: molson209

“waiting for the day the Obama Admin defects to the Taliban”

In the event that you have not been paying attention since 2008, Obemba WAS/IS a member of the Taliban!

“I will stand with the Muslims” - Obemba quote from his ‘manifesto’.


46 posted on 06/04/2014 8:58:46 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (What we need is to sucker the fedthugs into a "Tiananmen Square"-like incident on the National Mall!)
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To: reegs

Bergdahl’s father gave a clear statement at the time of this traitor’s desertion, including that his son indicated an intent to leave his unit. Bergdahl was not “captured” according to that account, and I’m amused that Obama would try to pretend that Bergdahl’s father is swift boating his own son.


47 posted on 06/04/2014 8:59:35 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: TexasCajun

“taped wires from portable telephones to human genitals and turned up the power,”

How does one ‘turn up the power’ on a portable telephone? A remote telephone or a cell phone?

The voltages on either device would be minimal as well as the current flow. I do not know this for a fact but it seems implausible to me that either would cause pain or even feel the current flow.

A land-line telephone, on the other hand, has the capability to ‘shock’ and cause pain when it is ringing.


48 posted on 06/04/2014 9:05:07 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (What we need is to sucker the fedthugs into a "Tiananmen Square"-like incident on the National Mall!)
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To: reegs

Yeah their true colors are showing now more than ever, as they hit the political panic buttons.

Keep after these bastards


49 posted on 06/04/2014 9:06:43 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Shame on Sam The Sham . . . Michael ScAM . . .$$$ grab all planned by this "handlers")
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To: reegs

I was wondering how long claims of “swiftboating” would take. I guess that’s code for “telling the truth?”


50 posted on 06/04/2014 9:08:07 AM PDT by EDINVA
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