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  • Amazing Race episode set in Hanoi sparks outrage over use of B-52 as prop, communist song

    03/21/2013 11:00:39 AM PDT · by Doogle · 45 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 03/21/13 | FOX
    The popular CBS reality show "The Amazing Race” is under fire for featuring an episode set in Hanoi, Vietnam, where contestants go to a B-52 Memorial, which is the wreckage of an American bomber plane shot down during the Vietnam War, to find the next clue in their televised round-the-world journey. In the episode, the twisted metal of the downed plane is treated as any other prop, with a bright ‘Amazing Race’ ‘Double-U-Turn’ signed planted in front of it, signifying to contestants the next phase of their scavenger hunt. The show also had contestants learn a song that was performed...
  • Kerry Seen as Best Choice for Putin

    01/29/2013 1:56:11 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 13 replies
    themoscowtimes.com ^ | January 29, 2013 | Nikolaus von Twickel
    Moscow pundits gave a warm welcome to John Kerry on Tuesday, as U.S. senators were expected to confirm their veteran colleague as secretary of state. But they warned that U.S.-Russian relations were set for a potentially bumpy ride during President Barack Obama's second term, contrasting with the "reset" in relations that marked the first. Kerry, who has been Democratic senator for Massachusetts since 1985, ran for president in 2004, and has chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee since 2009, is widely seen as a preferred candidate for both Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and President Vladimir Putin. "He is a...
  • Flip-flopping John Kerry faces a taxingly bitter winter

    12/11/2010 9:42:38 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 22 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 12/12/10 | Howie Carr
    Talk about the pot calling the kettle black. This is Sen. John “Liveshot” Kerry, who like all moonbats in Congress has been driven to apoplexy by the proposed continuation of the so-called “Bush tax cuts.” “I hope Americans,” Liveshot harrumphed, “will understand how craven and empty and hollow and contradictory the Republican position is.” At least he didn’t call them gigolos. Everything else Liveshot is, he accused the Republicans of being. Contradictory? Isn’t this the guy who voted for the $87 billion before he voted against it? Wasn’t he against Cape Wind before he was for it, or is it...
  • Bill ties climate to national security

    04/09/2007 5:08:20 PM PDT · by plain talk · 56 replies · 1,361+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | April 9, 2007 | Boston Globe
    The CIA and Pentagon would for the first time be required to assess the national security implications of climate change under proposed legislation intended to elevate global warming to a national defense issue. The bipartisan proposal, which its sponsors expect to pass the Congress with wide support, calls for the director of national intelligence to conduct the first-ever "national intelligence estimate" on global warming. The effort would include pinpointing the regions at highest risk of humanitarian suffering and assessing the likelihood of wars erupting over diminishing water and other resources.
  • Veterans, Others Denounce (Peacecreep Hippy)Marchers (GOE)

    03/17/2007 11:32:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies · 2,768+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | March 18, 2007 | Brigid Schulte
    As war protesters marched toward Arlington Memorial Bridge en route to the Pentagon yesterday, they were flanked by long lines of military veterans and others who stood in solidarity with U.S. troops and the Bush administration's cause in Iraq. Many booed loudly as the protesters passed, turned their backs to them or yelled, "If you don't like America, get out!" Several thousand vets, some of whom came by bus from New Jersey, car caravans from California or flights from Seattle or Michigan, lined the route from the bridge and down 23rd Street, waving signs such as "War There Or War...
  • The Politics of Self-Pity (Kerry's wallowing in it)

    02/28/2007 2:18:15 PM PST · by Zakeet · 30 replies · 1,726+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | February 28, 2007 | James Taranto
    "A Senate hearing that began with glowing tributes to a St. Louis businessman and his qualifications to become ambassador to Belgium turned bitterly divisive Tuesday after he was criticized for supporting a controversial conservative group," the Associated Press reports from Washington: Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., grilled nominee Sam Fox about why he donated $50,000 to the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth during the 2004 presidential race. . . . "Might I ask you what your opinion is with respect to the state of American politics as regards the politics of personal destruction?" Kerry asked near the end of the hearing...
  • Caption John Kerry being snubbed in Iraq's US Embassy mess hall (Priceless!)

    12/28/2006 5:31:36 AM PST · by redstates4ever · 33 replies · 3,622+ views
    Hot Talk ^ | 12/28/06 | Hot Talk
    ""This is a true story.....Check out this photo from our mess hall at the US Embassy yesterday morning. Sen. Kerry found himself all alone while he was over here. He cancelled his press conference because no one came, he worked out alone in the gym w/o any soldiers even going up to say hi or ask for an autograph (I was one of those who was in the gym at the same time), and he found himself eating breakfast with only a couple of folks who are obviously not troops. What is amazing is Bill O'Reilly came to visit...
  • Jawn Carry - Looks Like 3rd BCT, 1st Cav, drew the short straw (More Pix)

    12/28/2006 8:40:55 AM PST · by teddyballgame · 20 replies · 1,009+ views
    Black Five ^ | 12/28/06 | Blackfive
    One reason that I'm reasonably sure that there won't be too many pictures of Senator Kerry with the troops is the PAO is well aware of what troops will do. So here are the pictures that are available so far, officially, from the US Army. Since no commanders volunteered to host Senator Kerry, I think it's safe to say that Colonel Sutherland drew the short straw for the suicide mission.
  • Cheaper, faster path led to failure [ Big Dig ]

    12/24/2006 1:56:20 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 78 replies · 2,154+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | December 24, 2006 | Scott Allen and Sean P. Murphy
    Construction engineer John Tsikouras suspected that the salesmen were not telling him the whole story. The men from Newman Associates, a bolt distribution company, approached him in August 1999 and said they wanted his professional advice about a tunnel ceiling that was part of Boston's Big Dig. But Tsikouras said their questions seemed intended to get the Rhode Island engineer's approval rather than his expertise. Would it be safe to hang the concrete ceiling from 7.5-inch-long bolts? No, Tsikouras said. What if the bolts were 5 inches long instead? "I can ask my mother that one," he replied: Even less...
  • Caption Pic of John Kerry , Chris Dodd and Tzipi Livni

    12/21/2006 3:41:55 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 31 replies · 1,392+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Dec 21,2001
    Israeli Foreign Minister Tzip Livni , left, meets with U.S. Senators John Kerry (D-Mass), right, and Christopher Dodd (D-Conn), center, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
  • Kerry Humbled to Be Named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

    12/17/2006 5:25:57 AM PST · by HuntsvilleTxVeteran · 38 replies · 2,258+ views
    ScrappleFace ^ | 12/17/2006 | Scott Ott
    Kerry Humbled to Be Named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ by Scott Ott (2006-12-17) — Sen. John Kerry, D-MA, today announced he is “humbled and grateful” to be named Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year‘ for 2006. “When I picked up my copy of Time at the newsstand,” said Sen. Kerry, “and saw my own image looking back at me, I thought ‘Of all the great people in the world this year — Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, Kofi Annan, Kim Jong-Il — how can it be you, John?’” The presumptive runner-up for the Democrat presidential nomination in 2008 said...
  • Americans Don't Like John Kerry: Poll

    11/28/2006 7:00:46 AM PST · by kddid · 46 replies · 1,336+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Nov. 27, 2006 | Reuters
    Democratic Sen. John Kerry, mulling a second bid for the U.S. presidency, finished dead last in a poll released Monday on the likability of 20 top American political figures. Among those placing ahead of Kerry were about a dozen potential 2008 White House rivals, including Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona. "This is bad, bad news for Kerry," said Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute in Hamden, Connecticut, which conducted the survey. "Americans know who he is, and have pretty much decided they don't like him," said...
  • Poll: Giuliani, McCain, Obama rank high with voters, Kerry in last place

    11/27/2006 2:02:23 PM PST · by mathprof · 70 replies · 1,600+ views
    Northwest FL Daily News ^ | 11/27/06 | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN
    Americans have the warmest feelings about former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, according to a poll released Monday that scores the popularity of national leaders. The Quinnipiac University's "thermometer reading," taken the week after the Nov. 7 election, asked voters to rate their feelings for 20 leaders on a scale of 0 to 100. Giuliani, a Republican weighing a presidential bid in 2008, scored the highest at 64.2. Obama and McCain, who are also considering a 2008 campaign, finished next at 58.8 and 57.7. President Bush was 15th out of...
  • Caption and Photo-Shop - John Kerry and Teresa in NH

    11/06/2006 8:10:59 PM PST · by bitt · 126 replies · 3,941+ views
    newsweak | 11/06/2006
    On one of his last campaign trips as a "welcome guest", we see John Kerry and the lovely Teresa enjoying themselves in New Hampshire.....
  • US troops again in Vietnam

    11/05/2006 5:00:49 PM PST · by Dawnsblood · 83 replies · 2,492+ views
    Strategy page ^ | Nov 5, 2006 | Strategy page
    After over 30 years, U.S. Army troops are returning to Vietnam. These training specialists will help to upgrade the combat capabilities of the Vietnamese forces. Because American troops are now the most combat experienced in the world, they are much in demand as trainers.
  • "We support those not as smart as John Kerry"- At the Army-Air Force Game

    11/04/2006 9:15:05 AM PST · by AliVeritas · 419 replies · 26,481+ views
    Blackfive ^ | 11-04-2006 | Blackfive
    A West Point Cadet sends this along with the photo below: I'm a cadet at West Point, and tonight at our game against the Air Force Academy, a big sign emerged, and it was shown to the Corps of Cadets, who cheered wildly, and then shown to the Air Force cadets, who also cheered.
  • FNC - KERRY APOLOGIZES ON HIS WEBSITE..

    11/01/2006 1:24:49 PM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 238 replies · 4,354+ views
    John Kerry ^ | 11/1/06 | GeorgiaDawg32
    didn't it in person in front of a camera..
  • E-mail this youtube commercial to John Kerry

    11/02/2006 4:04:17 PM PST · by bitt · 32 replies · 1,419+ views
    youtube ^ | Anhauser-Busch
    Send a link to John Kerry. These are heroes; he is a cowardly fraud.
  • Kerry Apology, Sort Of

    11/02/2006 3:13:38 PM PST · by DesertGOP · 22 replies · 707+ views
    November 2, 2006 | Rick J. Radecki
    Even though you’d swear that the usual culprits in the mainstream media had initially self-imposed a collective news blackout concerning the recent Sen. John Kerry blunder of implying to California college students that, if they don't study hard and get a good education, they might “get stuck in Iraq,” you can bet that the rest of the country was—and still is—quick to talk about it. One side seems to be saying, “See, I told you so! This is how the Left and how most Democrats feel about our military!” The other side, by their earlier deafening silence, either agreed with...
  • A man who remembers everything and learns nothing (VDH with more on Kerry)

    11/01/2006 4:13:43 PM PST · by Uncledave · 70 replies · 2,135+ views
    NRO Corner ^ | 11/01/2006 | Victor Davis Hanson
    A man who remembers everything and learns nothing. [Victor Davis Hanson] One of the things I love about America is the spontaneous brilliance and humor that undermine all pretension. No better example was that wonderful banner from our brave and ingenious soldiers in Iraq, blaring: "HALP US JON CARRY-WE R STUCK [backwards k] HEAR N IRAK." 20 million Americans must have seen it all over the Internet, and nothing sums up the nothingness of Kerryism better than those smiling soldiers. After seeing that, no wonder he's offering deer-in-the headlights apologies. This is a man who remembers everything and learns nothing....