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  • One man's journey: DMC’s link to the 1980 Abscam case

    03/24/2010 3:35:58 PM PDT · by Interesting Times · 26 replies · 445+ views
    The Foghorn (Del Mar College) ^ | March 23, 2010 | Paul Lyman
    Del Mar College proved to be an unlikely starting and ending point for an investigation by a citizen investigator and activist that resulted in the downfall of one of the most influential members of the US Congress. In the early 1980s, Congressman John Murtha and fellow house members were accused of participating in a scam, known as the infamous Abscam affair, a sting operation conducted by the FBI in which two FBI agents posed as advisors to a mysterious sheik named “Abdul” who was supposedly seeking asylum in the US. The agents said the sheik was willing to pay large...
  • Iraq vet challenges Murtha in 12th District (Bill Russell for Congress)

    10/28/2008 7:41:13 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 20 replies · 532+ views
    Washington Observer-Reporter ^ | 10-28-08 | Linda M. Ritzer
    Iraq vet challenges Murtha in 12th District By Linda M. Ritzer Staff writer When Congressman John Murtha called for the immediate pullout of U.S. troops from Iraq in November 2005, it set off a national debate about the war, which continues to stretch the military's capabilities and the country's finances. Murtha's statement also galvanized U.S. Army Lt. Col. William Russell to consider a challenge to the powerful Democratic incumbent. Russell, then a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who served in Iraq, said his decision was sealed when wounded Iraq veterans came to the Pentagon in March 2007. "That was where...
  • Murtha outraised in most recent quarter (Murtha Watch)

    07/20/2008 10:08:07 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 81 replies · 233+ views
    Daily American (Somerset, PA) ^ | 7-20-08 | Michelle Gannassi
    Sunday JULY 20, 2008 Murtha outraised in most recent quarter By MICHELLE GANASSI Daily American Staff Writer In April, William Russell's name didn't even appear on the ballot because of a challenge to signatures on his nominating petition. Three months later, Russell has outraised Rep. John Murtha, D-Johnstown, by $511,000 in the most recent fundraising quarter. The quarter ended on June 30. While the veteran congressmen still has more than $1.6 million in the bank compared to $918,000 for the Army lieutenant colonel, the money is a much needed boost for the political newcomer's campaign. “The average American is saying...
  • Murtha under Ethics Investigation?

    12/21/2006 5:28:56 AM PST · by IPWGOP · 86 replies · 2,760+ views ^ | 12-21-2006 | IPWGOP
    MURTHA WON?  GUESS AGAIN! Dec. 21, 2006... While the world watched (and Murtha partisans gloated), John Murtha won his 17th election back in November.  Many of us were disheartened that we didn’t beat him, but we knew that we had won a moral victory in greatly lowering his usual margin of victory. There was a morale up-tick last month when, on a national news program, Murtha blamed a bunch of “outsiders” for his difficulties in being elected House Majority Leader by his fellow Democrats.  He said they came to his district and “swiftboated” him!  Yessiree—that was our group of...
  • DFU SONG (a group effort with the Irey team): Diana Irey Fight Song

    11/04/2006 9:10:50 AM PST · by doug from upland · 28 replies · 528+ views
    vets4irey ^ | 11-2006 | dfu
    IT'S HERE!! SIT BACK AND CRANK UP YOUR VOLUME..... WAY UP!Diana Irey's Fight Song! that's right, a FIGHT SONG! CLICK THE GRAPHIC.... Additional thanks to FR's "RedRover" 452 posted on 11/04/2006 6:05:19 AM PST by W04Man (Bush2004 Grassroots Campaign We Did It! NOW.... PLEASE CONTINUE ON TO VICTORY!)
  • Vets for the Truth's billboards in PA-12 (Murtha)

    11/03/2006 5:26:28 AM PST · by Coop · 13 replies · 831+ views
    Boot Murtha ^ | 11/3/06 | IPWGOP
  • "Murtha's Gone Code Pink" [TV commercial in PA-12]

    10/30/2006 6:04:45 AM PST · by impeachedrapist · 15 replies · 1,428+ views
    VFTT/Boot Murtha ^ | 10/29/06 | Vets for the Truth
    Link to video
  • Boot Murtha Rally co-chair Craig Minnick challenges Murtha to a debate...

    10/14/2006 5:58:26 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 13 replies · 406+ views ^ | 10/14/2006 | IPWGOP
    Johnstown Veterans Want Answers:The following is the letter Vets for the Truth Boot Murtha Rally co-chairman Craig Minnick sent to Congressman John Murtha challenging him to a debate. Minnick is a resident of Johnstown, PA, a Veteran of Operation Iraq Freedom and Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve.  Craig A. Minnick P.O. Box 844 Johnstown, PA 15905  October 12, 2006   Honorable John P. MurthaP.O. Box 780Johnstown, PA 15907-0780   Dear Congressman Murtha,   This letter is to challenge you, Representative John Murtha, to a debate on the issue of whether you support our troops.  When I returned from...
  • PA-12: Murtha Challenger Diana Irey: 'This Battle's Worth the Fight'

    10/11/2006 11:10:23 AM PDT · by W04Man · 64 replies · 1,140+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 10/11/06 | Ivy J. Sellers
    PA-12: Murtha Challenger Diana Irey: 'This Battle's Worth the Fight' by Ivy J. Sellers — 10-10-2006 @ 05:23 PM The spunky Diana Irey, who is challenging Rep. John Murtha (D.-Pa.) for the House seat he's occupied for over three decades, spoke with conservative bloggers today during our weekly lunch meeting near Capitol Hill. Irey, a petite brunette who's "pushing five feet," stands out in stark physical contrast to the robust, white-haired Murtha -- but the differences between the two don't end there. A staunch conservative, Irey entered the race in March because she wanted to ensure her three teenagers could...
  • Murtha and the media

    10/10/2006 2:29:44 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 10 replies · 823+ views
    Stop the New York Times ^ | October 10, 2006 | editors
    Please take a few minutes to read and listen to what these two men have to say: I want what I have to say today to cause some of the good citizens of the 12th Congressional District of Pennsylvania to vote for a lasting peace and freedom's preservation which can only come from victory and [the] decimation of our enemies. -- David Beamer, Boot Murtha rally, Johnstown, PA, 10/01/2006 CLICK ON THE IMAGE AND START BUTTON TO HEAR HIS SPEECH ...Journalists sheepishly toe the party line defined by the editorials and coverage in publications such as The New York Times,...
  • (VANITY THREAD) Boot Murtha Rally speech video clips: Beamer, Minnick, Beam, Quinn & Rose...

    10/09/2006 8:47:19 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 10 replies · 727+ views ^ | 10/9/2006 | IPWGOP
    Boot Murtha Rally VIDEO ARCHIVE Oct. 1, 2006 -- Johnstown, PA at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena  David Beamerclick on photo to watch the video: time 14:41 minutes    Craig Minnickclick on photo to watch the video: time 11:14 minutes   Quinn & Roseclick on photo to watch the video: time 14:01 minutes   Harry Beamclick on photo to watch the video: time 8:07 minutes
  • Murtha's hometown paper showcases Boot Murtha Rally co-chairmen: 'Local guys with global mission'

    10/08/2006 3:45:23 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 46 replies · 1,392+ views ^ | 10/8/2006 | IPWGOP
    Johnstown Sunday paper:“Local guys with global mission” “Beam and Minnick – much like Murtha – have deep roots in the region” –Johnstown Tribune-Democrat [EXCERPTS] Why would two guys you had never heard of take on political powerhouse John Murtha? Harry Beam, a Vietnam War veteran, and Craig Minnick, who served in the Persian Gulf, say they are not interested in political debates. The believe that the congressman was wrong to call for a withdrawal of troops from Iraq, and wrong to publicly denounce Marines charged with murdering civilians at Haditha, Iraq. That's why they worked together to organize the "Boot...
  • Watch David Beamer's speechfrom the Oct. 1st Boot Murtha Rally!

    10/07/2006 9:20:39 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 9 replies · 750+ views ^ | 10/7/2006 | IPWGOP
    Watch David Beamer's Rally speech from the Oct. 1st Boot Murtha Rally now: clickNOTE: this clip is 14 minutes, edited from the full speech.
  • Lt. Colonel Craig Minnick challenges John Murtha to public debate

    10/06/2006 5:45:38 PM PDT · by pennconservative · 20 replies · 756+ views ^ | 10/06/2006 | Jason E. High
    Lieutenant Colonel Craig Minnick is a co-organizer of the Boot Murtha campaign to unseat Congressman John Murtha for his egregious statements regarding our soldiers fighting in Iraq. Craig appeared with me this morning on my radio show, Two-Way Radio with Jason High on NewsTalk 1240 WRTA in Altoona, PA. Craig was articulate and passionate as he explained the reasons that Iraq war vets are opposing Congressman Murtha. It's not about Iraq war policy, it's about a career politician making offensive and irresponsible comments regarding our soldiers. Craig, for the first time, called on Congressman Murtha to debate him publicly regarding...
  • Haditha Statement by Murtha Not Holding...

    10/05/2006 8:47:02 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 14 replies · 1,478+ views ^ | 10/5/2006 | IPWGOP
    Haditha Statement by Murtha not holdingReuters is reporting that higher command considered an aerial bombardment in support of the ‘Haditha 8’ Marine squad because the firefight with the insurgents was so intense that day. The following statements are attributed to Maj. Sam Carrasco, who was overseeing troop movements in the area that day. [LINK] [EXCERPT:]"We saw insurgents go into a house, and we did not drop bombs on that house because we did not have (positive identification)," Carrasco told investigators. "They had engaged a previous unit and had run into a house with weapons." "We vectored the (Marine) squad and...
  • Dual Rallies Show Pennsylvanians Divided About Murtha

    10/03/2006 9:57:42 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 11 replies · 528+ views
    The Evening Bulletin ^ | 10-03-06 | Jim Panyard
    10/03/2006 Dual Rallies Show Pennsylvanians Divided About Murtha By: JIM PANYARD , Special To The Evening Bulletin Johnstown - There were more hawks and doves in this small Pennsylvania town over the weekend than you could find in an aviary. Separate rallies on Saturday and Sunday praised and maligned U.S. Rep. John "Jack" Murtha, a 32-year veteran of the House, for his position on the war in Iraq. Murtha, a highly decorated retired U.S. Marine colonel, wants the U.S. to withdraw. He says the U.S. troops are worn out, the war has been mismanaged and our efforts in the Middle...
  • Murtha and the FBI: The Director's Cut

    10/02/2006 8:48:18 PM PDT · by OPS4 · 10 replies · 762+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | Published 9/29/2006 | By David Holman
    For more than 26 years, Congressman John P. "Jack" Murtha (D-Penn.) has not been truthful about his involvement in Abscam, court records and the complete video of his meeting with the FBI show. In recent years, only a 13-second video of Murtha's videotaped meeting with the FBI agents was publicly available. TAS has obtained a copy of the full, original video from a source close to the Abscam investigation on the condition of anonymity. The court transcript is publicly available at the National Archives. (To see the full video, click here. For a transcript of the meeting, click here.) Murtha...
  • Where are the polls on Murtha/Irey??? (vanity)

    10/02/2006 8:29:40 PM PDT · by MonroeDNA · 44 replies · 882+ views
    10-2-06 | Me
    Sorry for the vanity, but does anyone have anything on the current polls of Abscam man v. Irey? It almost seems like a blackout.
  • Interesting polls from Washington, PA

    10/02/2006 8:19:25 PM PDT · by staytrue · 12 replies · 501+ views
    Washington, PA is in Murtha's district. The poll results indicate this guy is toast and Irey will win. 6/8/2006 Should there be a constitutional amendment banning homosexual marriages? 199 Yes 134 No 16 Unsure 6/9/2006 Should Rep. John Murtha have gone public about allegations that U.S. Marines killed civilians in Iraq, even though it is still under investigation? 143 Yes 333 No 19 Unsure 6/11/2006 Should high schools name more than one valedictorian? 36 Yes, any student that meets pre-determined requirements should be named valdeictorian 26 Yes, but only the two or three students with the highest grades should be...
  • Murtha the one to see for votes and earmarks

    10/02/2006 5:26:24 PM PDT · by radar101 · 14 replies · 433+ views
    San Diego Union ^ | 2 OCT 2006 | David D. Kirkpatrick
    WASHINGTON – For more than a decade, Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania has operated a political trading post in a back corner of the House of Representatives. A gang of about two dozen Democrats mill around his seat. A procession of others walk back to request pet spending projects, known as earmarks. And Republicans come by, asking him to enlist some of those Democrats to join them on close votes. “Whether they get what they want in the bill or they get the votes they are looking for, nobody ever leaves completely disappointed,” said Rep. Paul Kanjorski, D-Pa., who often...
  • Opponents Aim To 'Swift Boat' Murtha

    10/02/2006 7:06:26 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 18 replies · 1,051+ views
    CBS ^ | October 1,2006
    (CBS) Democrat John Murtha is one of Congress's most vocal opponents of the war in Iraq, but the former Marine's own war record is now coming under fire from a familiar source. CBS News correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi reports from deep in the heart of Pennsylvania steel country that Rep. Murtha is engaged in a new battle – this one in his own backyard. This is what Murtha, a Vietnam veteran, is saying: "I don't appreciate these people sitting on their fat backsides at the White House, sending our young people to war when they don't understand the circumstances." But this...
  • Boot Murtha Rally Wrap-Up

    10/01/2006 6:20:57 PM PDT · by pennconservative · 158 replies · 4,119+ views
    I attended the Boot Murtha rally against Congressman John P. Murtha in Johstown, PA today, and wanted to give a wrap-up for those of you that could not make it. If I had to guess, I would say that there were around 1,000 people there, although pictures may not reflect this because it was held at the War Memorial, which is a pretty large venue (it's where President Bush came when he visited Johnstown during the 2004 campaign, if that tells you anything).First, let me say that I did not hear one person question Murtha's prior military service. In fact,...
  • Stephanopoulos to Murtha: "Democrats are worried about your leadership"...

    10/01/2006 3:46:22 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 52 replies · 1,738+ views ^ | 10/1/2006 | IPWGOP
    Stephanopoulos to Murtha:  "Democrats are worried about your leadership" Congressman John Murtha was questioned this morning by Sunday morning talk show host George Stephanopoulos regarding his announcement Friday that he is again campaigning for House Majority Leader. Stephanopoulos said Democrats are worried about his leadership. The reason? Murtha's questionable ethics. Stephanopoulos cited ABSCAM and tens of millions of Defense contract dollars going to the KSI lobbying firm of Murtha's brother as reason for Democrats' concern. Murtha responded that he was 'cleared of all charges" in the ABSCAM case; and his brother's millions were acquired ethically. "Everything we do in...
  • Special Report:The Full Transcript From January 7, 1980 (ABSCAM-THE FULL MURTHA)

    09/29/2006 9:16:07 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 23 replies · 834+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 9-29-06 | Editors
    Special ReportThe Full Transcript From January 7, 1980 Published 9/29/2006 12:06:09 AM Editor's Note: This is a transcript of the full Abscam investigation video of Congressman John Murtha's January 7, 1980 meeting with undercover FBI agents. The agents are posing as representatives of wealthy Arab sheiks willing to pay to obtain asylum in the United States. The times listed below follow the timestamp on the screen. Warning: This transcript contains adult language.
  • Full 54-minute Murtha ABSCAM Tape now available

    09/29/2006 4:55:09 AM PDT · by Coop · 22 replies · 2,258+ views
    Boot Murtha ^ | 9/29/06 | L. Eddy
    The question of whether Rep. John Murtha is a crook or not is now definitive. Congressman John Murtha’s full 54-minute ABSCAM meeting is out. An article in today’s American Spectator, based on the 54-minute video and scores of sworn testimony given by Murtha under oath, reveals a congressman anxious to cut a deal on his terms. The article includes a link to the full 54-minute video online. Here Everyone would expect a congressman who had a near-fatal brush with the ABSCAM scandal to steer as far away from further controversy and ethical questions as possible. This has not been the...
  • Murtha and the FBI: The Director's Cut

    09/28/2006 9:54:16 PM PDT · by Interesting Times · 85 replies · 1,949+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | September 29, 2006 | David Holman
    For more than 26 years, Congressman John P. "Jack" Murtha (D-Penn.) has not been truthful about his involvement in Abscam, court records and the complete video of his meeting with the FBI show. In recent years, only a 13-second video of Murtha's videotaped meeting with the FBI agents was publicly available. TAS has obtained a copy of the full, original video from a source close to the Abscam investigation on the condition of anonymity. The court transcript is publicly available at the National Archives. (Too see the full video, click here. For a transcript of the meeting, click here.)
  • Murtha's GOP foe snubbed

    09/28/2006 8:43:17 AM PDT · by smokeyb · 55 replies · 1,509+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 9/24/06 | Robert Novak
    Murtha's GOP foe snubbed By Robert Novak Sunday, September 24, 2006 WASHINGTON The long-shot Republican chance to defeat anti-war Democrat Rep. John Murtha got longer still when Pennsylvania Republican State Chairman Rob Gleason canceled a Monday fundraiser for Murtha's GOP opponent, Washington County Commissioner Diane Irey. Irey's staffers accused Gleason of being too close to Murtha, a fellow resident of Johnstown. They claimed the Republican chairman has been talking down Irey's chances in Republican circles. Irey has reduced Murtha's big lead but still is far behind. "I told her that I spend all my time and effort having fundraisers for...
  • XM and Clear Channel Radio Hosts Join Murtha Swiftboating Event (Major Barf Alert)

    09/26/2006 4:47:05 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 9 replies · 456+ views
    Patriot Post (Left-Wing Blog) ^ | September 22, 2006 | Taylor Marsh
    We at the Patriot Project are committed to shedding light on the front groups whose participants operate out of the light of day. However, the swiftboating of Americans for exercising his or her right to free speech is just as important. That's why the upcoming event to swiftboat Rep. John Murtha, which will be held on October 1, 2006, has drawn our attention. The participants are rumored to include the original swiftboating man himself, John O'Neill, though he's not been formally announced yet. Vets for Truth is the front group sponsoring this little shindig, but not without some very powerful...
  • Boot John Murtha

    09/25/2006 5:17:31 PM PDT · by truthfinder9 · 5 replies · 772+ views
    Come to the National VFTT Boot Murtha Rally Sunday, Oct. 1st in Johnstown, PA Rally Location: Cambria County War Memorial Arena, 2 p.m. in downtown Johnstown, PA. Pre-Boot Murtha Rally Event: FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE! Riders will gather after 10:00 AM at the Zepka Harley-Davidson showroom at 960 Eisenhower Blvd. in Johnstown for an 11:00 AM departure. David Beamer, Todd's dad, will be speaking prior to send-off. The ride to the memorial will be approximately 45 minutes, and a short reflection period will follow at the memorial. The group will then return to the War Memorial Arena, arriving not...
  • Oct. 1 Boot Murtha Pre-Rally Event: motorcycle ride to Flt 93 site, then past CODE PINK moonbats!

    09/20/2006 11:11:55 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 17 replies · 1,638+ views ^ | 09/20/2006 | IPWGOP
    Pre-Boot Murtha Rally Event: FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE! Attention Boot Murtha Rally goers: We have an exciting pre-Rally event for all you biker folks! An avid biker and anti-Murtha activist has put together a great motorcycle ride in remembrance of the heroic Americans on United Flight 93.  It will go from Johnstown to the temporary Flight 93 memorial and return to the War Memorial Arena in time for the Boot Murtha Rally.  The ride will start at the Zepka Harley-Davidson showroom at 960 Eisenhower Blvd. in Johnstown.  Riders will gather after 10:00 AM for an 11:00 AM departure. ...
  • Another columnist predicts Murtha will be defeated this November! (Phil Brennan/NewsMax)

    09/20/2006 9:11:07 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 36 replies · 1,839+ views ^ | 9/20/2006 | IPWGOP
    "surprise – Rep. John Murtha will go down to a much-deserved defeat in Pennsylvania" Philip V. Brennan / Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006[EXCERPT] I don't like to make predictions – it's a dangerous thing for any columnist to do – but I'm going to stick my neck out and state unequivocally that the GOP was never – got that? never – in any real danger of losing control of either the House or the Senate. It was just made to seem to be the case by the media. Rick Santorum will win in Pennsylvania, Virginia Senator George Allen will trounce...
  • Vets for the Truth President Larry Bailey: Quinn & Rose radio interview Mon. 8 am EST

    09/17/2006 11:44:05 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 8 replies · 561+ views ^ | 9/17/2006 | IPWGOP
    VFTT President Larry Bailey radio interview:The War Room with Quinn & Rose Monday 8 a.m. EST on XM Channel 165 Call Quinn & Rose during air time 1.800.507.1047  Quinn & Rose are co-emcees for the Boot Murtha Rally this Oct. 1st in Johnstown, PA.
  • Larry Bailey on Gordon Liddy radio show LIVE Sept 15, 10:30 am EST (Vets for the Truth president)

    09/15/2006 7:24:10 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 16 replies · 510+ views ^ | 9/15/2006 | IPWGOP
    Vets for the Truth president, Larry Bailey interviewed on the Gordon Liddy radio show LIVE TODAY (Sept. 15) 10:30 am EST listen LIVE call in during show 1-800-478-7111
  • 20 Reasons Not to Vote for John Murtha... from

    09/14/2006 11:07:19 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 10 replies · 600+ views ^ | 9/14/2006 | IPWGOP
    20 Reasons not to vote for John Murtha  1. Murtha wants to Cut and Run from Iraq. This has already proven deadly for America: Osama bin Laden cites the Cut and Run from Somalia (1993) as the main reason he believed al Qaida could strike the U.S. with impunity. Cut and Run is wrong now in Iraq for the same reasons. read  2. Murtha demoralizes our troops during war with his public statements: read, read  3. Murtha aligns with & accepts awards from radical, anti-military, soldiers-harassing organizations: Code Pink/Murtha photo-op, accepting their award: here MFSO/Murtha photo-op, in Washington, D.C.: here...
  • From the Rumor Mill... Murtha: "Mine's bigger than yours"

    09/13/2006 11:52:18 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 32 replies · 1,571+ views ^ | 9/13/2006 | IPWGOP
    <p>From the Rumor Mill...</p> <p>Murtha: "Mine's bigger than yours"</p> <p>Rumor has it that that the Murtha camp is pulling out all the stops to make sure that his Oct. 30th rally at Central Park in Johnstown overwhelms the Boot Murtha rally the following day.</p>
  • Murtha's hometown paper: refuses to put anti-Murtha editorial online (written by locals!)

    09/12/2006 7:43:07 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 46 replies · 1,705+ views ^ | 9/12/2006 | IPWGOP
    Johnstown Tribune-Democrat:Murtha's hometown paper prints but refuses to include online a 3rd anti-Murtha editorial! All 3 letters have been written by Johnstown residents! NOTE: the editorial letter below appeared in the Sept. 11, 2006 print edition of the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat newspaper's "Readers Forum" editorial section. It is the the 3rd anti-Murtha editorial letter to be excluded from the paper's online website. There seems to be a pattern of discrimination. Here are the 3 editorial letters, now online at "No medals needed to criticize lawmaker" Aug. 23, 2006... written by Johnstown resident Mrs. Harry Beam "Long time supporters no longer...
  • Sept. 10... Message from Larry Bailey, President, Vets for the Truth / Boot Murtha

    09/10/2006 7:21:01 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 53 replies · 662+ views ^ | 9/10/2006 | IPWGOP
    September 10, 2006      Fellow BootMurthaites,      There comes a time in most political campaigns when ambition outstrips means, and we at Vets for the Truth are at such a point right now.      It might be useful to lay out for you to see just what we have going on at the moment:      Operation Street Corner (                          Leaflet drops in parking lots                          Displays in public places                          Acquisition of placards, billboards, leaflets, etc.              Salaries of two full-time area directors                          Purchase of tents, signage, clamps, etc.                         Vehicle expenses      Boot Murtha Rally                Funding speaker travel and lodging...
  • "Embedded" CARTOON / Holzer editorial: "General Giap and Congressman Murtha"

    09/10/2006 5:34:23 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 20 replies · 1,058+ views ^ | 9/10/2006 | IPWGOP
    GENERAL GIAP AND CONGRESSMAN MURTHA by Henry Mark Holzer I’ve just finished reorganizing some of my Election 2004 essays. One, about John Kerry’s anti-war activities and the North Vietnamese, struck me because of how it applies today to opportunists like Jack Murtha, leftover Marxists, airhead celebrities, America haters, and virtually the entire Democratic congressional and party leadership. Here’s what Erika Holzer and I wrote two years ago:  "Fox News Channel has just reported that “in his 1985 memoir about the [Vietnam]war, communist Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap wrote that if it weren’t for organizations like Kerry’s Vietnam Veterans Against the...
  • "Are Terrorist backing Murtha?"... rumors abound of upcoming Irey war-profiteering smear

    09/08/2006 11:31:59 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 50 replies · 1,568+ views ^ | 9/8/2006 | IPWGOP
    From the Rumor Mill... Are Terrorists backing Murtha? Rumors are flying that Rep. John Murtha is ready to make war profiteering charges against Robert Irey – husband of Murtha's 2006 opponent, Diana Irey. Word has it the charges are based on a 'smoking gun' memo from Robert Irey's now deceased business partner, Dale Stoffel.According to published reports [LINK] Robert Irey's company, CLI, partnered with Dale Stoffel's company, Wye Oak, and through Stoffel's efforts in Iraq acquired more than $40 million worth of government construction contracts to build a center in Taji to retrofit Soviet-era armored vehicles for Iraqi civil-defense...
  • Free Transportion From Philadelphia To Boot Murtha Rally Sunday October 1st, Johnstown, PA

    09/07/2006 5:33:37 PM PDT · by Doctor Raoul · 16 replies · 1,147+ views
    9/7/06 | Doctor Raoul
    There will be free transportation from the Philadelphia area to the Boot Murtha Rally in Johnstown, PA on Sunday October 1st. Departure will be approximately 8:00 AM with a return about 10 PM. Depending on the level of response, transport will either be by Deluxe Motor Coach or 15 passenger vans. To minimize round trip time, you may to pack a lunch and dinner, but that's not cast in concrete yet. Interested? Freepmail me if you are. Tell me where you are coming from so we can select a pickup location. First come, first go...
  • "Time-Lai" CARTOON GRAPHIC... the Hadith Hoax: terrorist video, rumored photo basis for story.

    09/07/2006 4:07:25 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 13 replies · 1,207+ views ^ | 9/7/2006 | IPWGOP
    Time-laifacts vs Time magazine fiction "Sweetness & Light, which has been all over the Haditha story, notes that Time Magazine has been discreetly backing off its Haditha coverage with a series of corrections. Time has an enormous amount of prestige invested in its Haditha "scoop." It turns out, though, that the magazine apparently misrepresented the source of the videotape that got the whole story rolling. And it has also developed that a photograph that Time described as "one of the most damning pieces of evidence investigators have in their possession" is only the subject of rumor, and may not...
  • An Open letter to General Mattis... facts verses Time magazine fiction RE Haditha

    09/07/2006 11:12:33 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 39 replies · 928+ views ^ | 9/7/2006 | IPWGOP
    HADITHA HOAX?NOTE: The following are excerpts from a letter written by veteran journalist Phil Brennan, who writes for The full letter can be read here on NewMax. He is editor & publisher of Wednesday on the Web and was Washington columnist for National Review magazine in the 1960s. He also served as a staff aide for the House Republican Policy Committee and helped handle the Washington public relations operation for the Alaska Statehood Committee which won statehood for Alaska. He is also a trustee of the Lincoln Heritage Institute and a member of the Association of Former Intelligence...
  • "The Way it is"... why vets are saying 'no farther' to John Murtha

    09/05/2006 9:34:24 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 57 replies · 1,288+ views ^ | 9/6/2006 | IPWGOP
    The Way It Isa letter from the President of Vets for the Truth Like so many veterans who have served their country honorably, I find it hard to accept the words and actions of many of my countrymen — politicians, professors, protestors from the 1960s — who miss no opportunity to condemn their country and those who fight to defend it. I am angry at them all, those scum of the earth who abuse the freedom that our veterans have bought at the price of their own lives and blood.  I especially despise the George Soros/Michael Moore/Howard Dean crowd...
  • Murtha lyalist says, "NO MORE!"

    09/05/2006 1:09:05 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 27 replies · 1,787+ views ^ | 9/5/2006 | IPWGOP
    Murtha loyalist says "no more"      Congressman John (Jack) Murtha's radical about-face, left-wing march has left many of his constituents back home puzzled – and angry. Murtha's district is strongly pro-military. Below is a comment from one of Murtha's constituents posted on the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat's online Discussion board:      "I've long been a supporter of his, and if not for his vicious verbal attacks on our military heroes, I may still be among his most loyal supporters.      Play petty politics if you want, Jack - and criticize every Republican you can find any nit-picky details on to further...
  • Murtha's Code Pink star rising -- see the latest photos NOT on his congressional website...

    09/05/2006 12:44:05 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 32 replies · 2,787+ views
    IPWGOP ^ | 9/5/2006 | IPWGOP
    Murtha's Code Pink star grows brighter      You won't see these photos of Congressman John Murtha in the state or local Pennsylvania newspapers. And you sure won't see these photos of Murtha on his congressional website. Sadly, these photos are amongst the avalanche of disturbing Murtha activities that are never reported to PA district 12 constituents.      Stunned PA district 12 constituents are just now seeing for themselves how profoundly Murtha has abandoned their values. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words:        The photos on the left show a proud John Murtha accepting awards...
  • REGISTER NOW for the Oct 1st Boot Murtha Rally in Johnstown, PA -- IT'S FAST & FREE!

    09/05/2006 2:10:25 AM PDT · by IPWGOP · 261 replies · 2,924+ views ^ | 9/5/2006 | IPWGOP
          Vets for the Truth's National Boot Murtha Rally Sunday, Oct. 1st at 2:00 p.m. Please Register - it's fast & FREE! Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, PA  And don't forget to come to the Welcome Party!!Saturday, Sept. 30, 7:00 pm--  location to be announced soon -- Cost:  $10 to cover hors d'oeuvre expenses. You can sign up for this when you register online. Here's the latest 'Rally News' from the president of Vets for the Truth: The Oct. 1st Boot Murtha rally will be indoors in a climate-controlled environmentin the Cambria County War Memorial...
  • Murtha Campaign pulls ads from Boot Murtha Rally emcees'radio station & affiliates...

    09/01/2006 10:07:12 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 105 replies · 2,246+ views ^ | 9/2/2006 | IPWGOP
      Murtha Campaign pulls ads from Boot Murtha Rally emcees' radio station & affiliates "John! If you're listening out there by satellite, you'd better come home right away! Things are going to hell in a hand basket back in Johnstown!"– Jim Quinn, on-air, Sept 1, 2006 Jim Quinn of the syndicated "The War Room with Quinn & Rose" radio show reports the Murtha for Congress campaign has pulled all ads from their station and their five affiliate stations. [EXCERPTS:]"...the Murtha for Congress campaign has decided not only not to buy any commercial time on this radio show, but to...
  • Descending on Johnstown (just a month away)

    08/29/2006 5:57:55 PM PDT · by Coop · 144 replies · 2,518+ views
    Boot Murtha ^ | 8/29/01 | Coop/VFTT
    Come to the National VFTT Boot Murtha Rally Sunday, Oct. 1st in Johnstown, PA Rally Location: Cambria County War Memorial Arena, 2 p.m. If you're considering going and spending the night, book your room now! The Max Cleland groupies that are rallying the day before aren't simply there to counter us. They're also trying to fill hotel rooms before we do.

    08/30/2006 12:31:26 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 57 replies · 1,993+ views
    Diana Irey for Congress ^ | 8-30-06 | from website
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bill Pascoe Wednesday, August 30, 2006 (724) 258-2300 In Case You Missed It: The American Spectator: The Full Murtha The Full Murtha Washington is a forgiving town, at least to Democrats. Generally, scandal-tainted Republicans are given little quarter. John McCain is the most outstanding exception, and campaign finance reform is his ongoing penance. In the absence of such surrender to the Democratic agenda or a retreat from Washington altogether, the disgraced politician does the smart thing: lies low. Congressman John P. "Jack" Murtha (D-PA) did precisely that for almost 25 years after his entanglement in "Abscam,"...
  • Murtha's playing Hotel Rally Wars in Johnstown, PA

    08/29/2006 6:56:43 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 27 replies · 815+ views ^ | 8/29/2006 | IPWGOP
    Murtha Hotel Wars in Johnstown, PA! Message from Vets for the Truth Boot Murtha: Congressman John Murtha is gearing up on all fronts. Not only has he got Max Cleland coming back to Johnstown to stage an Anti-War Rally the day before our Boot Murtha Rally (announced by Cleland on the HBO "Bill Maher Show" last Friday night)... But he's also laying siege to the hotel and motel rooms in Johnstown. Vets for the Truth's Boot Murtha Rally is set for Sunday, Oct. 1st at 2 p.m. Max Cleland's Anti-War Rally on behalf of Congressman Murtha has been set...