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  • John Kerry (Who Served in Vietnam) Trashes Col. Bud Day Over Swift Vets and McCain Ties

    06/30/2008 7:00:47 PM PDT · by kristinn · 46 replies · 191+ views
    Monday, June 30, 2008 | Kristinn
    Failed 2004 Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry (Mass.) lashed out today at the most decorated living American serviceman, Col. Bud Day, who was awarded the Medal Honor for his heroism as a POW during the Vietnam War.Kerry attacked Day for his role in the McCain Truth Squad (a new effort by presumptive Republican presidential candidate John McCain to defend his military service from criticism) because of Day's participation in the Swift Vets and POWs for Truth (SBVT) 2004 campaign which criticized Kerry's service in Vietnam as a junior naval officer and his actions protesting the war when he returned...
  • It is official: John Kerry to have competition (primary)

    06/07/2008 2:00:47 PM PDT · by Shermy · 46 replies · 795+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | June 7, 2008
    LOWELL – Gloucester attorney Ed O’Reilly got enough support from party officials today to ensure that he will give US Senator John F. Kerry his first Democratic primary challenge in 24 years. At the state Democratic Party convention at the Paul E. Tsongas Arena, O’Reilly got 22.5 percent of the 2,574 ballots cast, more than the 15 percent he needed to secure a spot on the primary ballot. Kerry got the majority of votes, which means he'll get the party's endorsement. "Party officials said this campaign is a nuisance. And it is. It’s a total nuisance," O’Reilly said to the...
  • John Kerry aims to thwart Democrat challenger

    06/03/2008 3:09:36 PM PDT · by Shermy · 44 replies · 333+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | June 3, 2008 | Dave Wedge
    U.S. Sen. John Kerry - wary of a potential political embarrassment - has been calling in favors to top Bay State Democrats in a bid to block a Gloucester lawyer from getting on the ballot to challenge him, the Herald has learned. Several high-ranking Democrats said the senator has reached out in recent days seeking support and asking for help in preventing attorney Ed O’Reilly from getting the convention votes he needs to force a September primary race against Kerry. O’Reilly, a former firefighter, needs 15 percent support from the Democratic State Committee at the party’s convention Saturday in Lowell...
  • Gloucester Democrat files nomination papers to challenge Sen. John Kerry

    05/10/2008 4:22:19 PM PDT · by Shermy · 11 replies · 94+ views
    Eagle-Tribune ^ | May 9, 2008
    BOSTON — Gloucester attorney Edward O'Reilly has cleared an important hurdle in his bid to challenge U.S. Sen. John Kerry, filing with state officials nomination papers containing more than 11,636 signatures. O'Reilly, a Democrat, on Wednesday turned in more than the minimum 10,000 signatures required of U.S. Senate candidates and submitted them nearly a month before the June 3 deadline. "This shows I'm serious," O'Reilly said. Since announcing his candidacy last year, O'Reilly has crisscrossed the state, meeting voters in more than 110 communities and collecting signatures. He also hired Spoonworks, a Brookline firm that gathers signatures for political candidates....
  • Caption this John Kerry pic

    04/22/2008 2:41:40 PM PDT · by Shermy · 32 replies · 114+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 22, 2008
  • McCain defends Kerry on defense

    01/27/2008 3:38:52 PM PST · by B Knotts · 32 replies · 1,331+ views
    MSNBC/AP ^ | 3/18/2004
    Arizona senator says GOP rhetoric 'not helpful' WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Thursday he did not believe Democratic candidate John Kerry, a friend and Senate colleague, was weak on defense or would compromise national security if elected president. “This kind of rhetoric, I think, is not helpful in educating and helping the American people make a choice,” McCain said on “The Early Show” on CBS. “You know, it’s the most bitter and partisan campaign that I’ve ever observed. I think it’s because both parties are going to their bases rather than going to the middle. I regret it.”...
  • Young Samoans have few choices but to serve in Iraq

    03/22/2007 2:34:08 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 19 replies · 1,022+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | Mar. 12, 2007 | Kirsten Scharnberg
    LEONE, American Samoa - In a sleepy village on the western shores of this remote and beautiful island, the Junior ROTC instructor asks his young cadets to step forward if they have decided what to do after graduating from high school in the spring. Of 12 seniors, half march ahead to say they already have committed to a branch of the U.S. military. Three more indicate they are considering it. The last three stay put. They're interested in the military, they say, but have failed the tests required for entry. Emosi Time, a lanky boy in perfectly pressed uniform, quietly...
  • Kerry Prankster

    01/17/2007 5:35:22 PM PST · by Huntress · 8 replies · 752+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 1/17/07 | Jonah Goldberg
    This is the new era of bipartisanship. I know this because I hear it on TV all the time, so it’s got to be true. Therefore, I call on all patriotic Americans to seize this golden opportunity for real change by speaking with one clear voice to Washington. Don’t let John Kerry run again. Yes, yes, it’s true: I am biased. I have never been kind to the Brahmin Lurch. After his “botched” joke suggesting that American troops are uneducated losers, I wrote that Kerry “is an awful politician, a human toothache with the charisma of a 19th-century Oxford Latin...
  • Kerry Loses the Burger Vote

    01/11/2007 2:42:56 PM PST · by wouldntbprudent · 36 replies · 1,191+ views
    boston.com ^ | Jan 11, 2007 | Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan
    Forget plummeting poll numbers, John Kerry's got a much bigger PR problem. The junior senator's been dropped from the menu at Bartley's Burger Cottage in Harvard Square. Bill Bartley, son of the famed burger joint's founder, Joe Bartley, says he wants a menu with more sizzle, and that means Barack Obama is in and Kerry is out. "How long has he been my senator, and what's he ever done except embarrass me?" Bartley said yesterday.
  • Caption pic of John Kerry

    US Democratic Senator from Massachussetts John Kerry speaks to the press on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Democrats in Congress planned a direct challenge to President George W. Bush's latest strategy for Iraq with symbolic votes that could shape the political landscape for years.(AFP/Getty Images/Joe Raedle)
  • A Complex Greeting from John and Teresa "Heinz" Kerry

    01/04/2007 6:15:17 AM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 46 replies · 2,123+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Jan 4,2007
    Nothing is ever simple when it comes to John Kerry. The senator from Massachusetts and his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, sent out 75,000 Christmas cards with pictures of trees at each season. The Kerrys gushed over their "gratitude for the beauty of these trees and the life they represent." But it didn't end there. The card came in an odd-looking envelope, one of those with a return-mail flap and instructions to send it to . . . well, to a recycling company, so "it can be made into new carpet tile." Carpet tile? We want a "world without waste ....
  • Troops leave "Jon Carry Stuck in Irak" mess hall.

    12/26/2006 9:34:59 PM PST · by Minnesocold · 164 replies · 6,994+ views
    PowerLine blog ^ | 12-26-2006 | Scott Johnson
    Priceless photo and post at PowerLine today: On his visit to Iraq, Senator Kerry apparently got something like the silent treatment from the troops who are "stuck" there. WDAY's Scott Hennen quotes a message from a friend serving in Iraq: 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...
  • Troops halp Jon Carry in Irak (It must really suck to be him)

    12/27/2006 5:21:17 AM PST · by pissant · 61 replies · 3,739+ views
    Powerline ^ | 12/26/06 | Scott Johnson
    On his visit to Iraq, Senator Kerry apparently got something like the silent treatment from the troops who are "stuck" there. WDAY's Scott Hennen quotes a message from a friend serving in Iraq: 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...
  • A picture tells a 1000 words.....(Kerry snubbed in Iraq)

    12/26/2006 7:07:27 PM PST · by Dan Evans · 217 replies · 15,416+ views
    "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 with...
  • U.S. Democratic Sen. John Kerry says visit with troops helps "crystallize" views on Iraq

    12/16/2006 1:16:32 PM PST · by johnny7 · 102 replies · 3,157+ views
    AP ^ | December 16, 2006 | NA
    BAGHDAD, Iraq: U.S. Sen. John Kerry said Saturday his visit with American and British troops had helped in "crystallizing" his views about the situation in Iraq and he was looking forward to hearing Iraqi ideas about political steps to restore stability here.Kerry, the Democratic nominee for president in 2004 and possibly a future contender, conferred Saturday with U.S. and British officers in the southern city of Basra and with American troops in Diyala province during a nine-day Middle East tour. "Today was very informative and very helpful in crystallizing some of my thoughts insofar as what we can negotiate ......
  • A GI in Iraq Asks Senator Kerry for Advice...(YOU ARE A LOT SMARTER THAN WE)

    12/08/2006 6:06:13 AM PST · by IrishMike · 70 replies · 3,715+ views
    Chronwatch ^ | Friday, December 08, 2006
    SENATOR JOHN KERRY 304 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510 DEAR SENATOR KERRY: WE ARE STILL LAUGHING OVER HERE IN IRAQ AT YOUR JOKE ABOUT THE TROOPS BEING DUMB. WE DO RECOGNIZE THAT YOU ARE A LOT SMARTER THAN WE ARE BECAUSE YOU WERE ABLE TO GET OUT OF COMBAT IN THREE MONTHS. THIS IS WHY WE ARE SEEKING YOUR ADVICE. PLEASE GIVE US GUIDANCE. 1.) WHERE IS THE LEAST PAINFUL AREA ON THE BODY TO INFLICT A WOUND? 2.) DOES IT HAVE TO BLEED OR WILL A SCRATCH DO? 3.) WHERE DO YOU GET THE FORMS TO FILL...
  • John Kerry: Dead But Too Dumb To Lie Down

    12/03/2006 3:35:19 PM PST · by Nasty McPhilthy · 46 replies · 1,965+ views
    MND ^ | December 02, 2006 | Doug Powers
    Recently, I was re-reading one of P.J. O’Rourke’s books, and this happened to be while John Kerry was on Larry King Live. As Kerry was trying to dig his way out of a hole with such vigor that he was about to reach China, I ran across the chapter title, “Commies: Dead but too dumb to lie down.” I looked up at John Francois Kerry, and it was as if the gods of fortuitous timing were with me that evening. The chapter title, most of it anyway, was the perfect description of what has become of John Kerry’s presidential aspirations....
  • Cadets Make Fun of John Kerry, Mids Support The Commander In Chief At Army Navy Game

    12/02/2006 7:18:39 PM PST · by Doctor Raoul · 133 replies · 7,065+ views
    12/2/06 | Doctor Raoul
    'nuff said...
  • Does Google have a political agenda? (Vanity)

    11/30/2006 10:25:27 AM PST · by OldCorps · 26 replies · 697+ views
    Old Corps ^ | 30 Nov 06 | Old Corps
    I recently went to google to do a search for the image of the soldiers in Iraq hold the sign "Halp us Jon Carry..." I entered the following variations in the search box: 1. Halp us Jon Carry 2. Help us Jon Carry 3. Halp us John Kerry 4. Help us John Kerry Google did not come up with the requested image, even though it was recently all over the internet. Even when I asked for a search of John Kerry, it did not come up with the image. This is just more evidence to the often stated position that...
  • "Halp us Jon Carry" T-Shirts Available

    11/12/2006 9:29:47 PM PST · by DuncanWaring · 11 replies · 1,048+ views
    Ordering info here.
  • Election Season Is Bad Time For Slip Of The Quip (Mark Steyn On Meaning Of Kerry's Quip Alert)

    11/05/2006 2:25:58 AM PST · by goldstategop · 112 replies · 3,902+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 11/05/2006 | Mark Steyn
    My face time with John Kerry has been brief but choice. In 2003, I was at a campaign event in New Hampshire chatting with two old coots in plaid. The senator approached and stopped in front of us. The etiquette in primary season is that the candidate defers to the cranky Granite Stater's churlish indifference to status and initiates the conversation: "Hi, I'm John Kerry. Good to see ya. Cold enough for ya? How 'bout them Sox?" Etc. Instead, Kerry just stood there nose to nose, staring at us with an inscrutable semi-glare on his face. After an eternity, an...
  • Polls: Surge for GOP in Montana, Rhode Island, Tennessee

    11/04/2006 11:16:00 PM PST · by doesnt suffer fools gladly · 98 replies · 2,686+ views
    Polls: Surge for GOP in Montana, Rhode Island, Tennessee Republicans are seeing a last minute surge, according to a series of Mason-Dixon polls for McClatchy Newspapers-MSNBC. "Twelve new state-by-state polls show a surprise shift in the political battleground to the north as Republican incumbents clawed their way back in two states frequently written off as lost to them — Montana and Rhode Island," McClatchy newspapers reported early Sunday. Republican Sen. Conrad Burns is now in a dead heat with Democrat Jon Tester, both tied with 47 percent of the vote. Burns had been trailing badly just weeks ago. And another...
  • Final Thoughts on JOhn KErry

    11/04/2006 11:20:02 AM PST · by BigChiefEddieLightningFrog · 41 replies · 1,278+ views
    Political Opinion Dot Com ^ | November 4, 2006 | Edward Wronka
    Halping Private Carry by Edward Wronka Typically its not wise for political parties to dwell on the gaffes of their opponents, as a gaffe by its very nature doesn’t typically contain much in the way of substance in the more important battle of ideas that really make a difference between two political parties competing for votes in our democracy. But the recent "botched joke" of Senator John Kerry may deserve an even deeper inspection, especially in light of the fact that this was the opposition party’s top choice to replace the President two short years ago. That’s right! This was...
  • "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.
  • Erasing Kerry's gifts-- $4.2 million candidate contributions erased from site!

    11/03/2006 10:04:33 PM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 38 replies · 1,688+ views
    Townhall ^ | November 4, 2006 | Robert D. Novak
    WASHINGTON -- As the furor widened over Sen. John Kerry's insulting remarks about U.S. troops in Iraq, his website pulled down a listing of $4.2 million worth of contributions he had sent this year to 36 candidates for Congress. Kerry, eyeing another presidential candidacy in 2008, has traveled the country raising funds for key contests in Tuesday's midterm elections. The now deleted information on the Kerry website displayed the photos of his beneficiaries: 18 Senate candidates receiving $3.2 million and 18 House candidates getting $1 million. The largest Kerry contribution was $586,000 to Pennsylvania State Treasurer Bob Casey, who is...
  • THE NOW FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPH

    11/03/2006 5:01:00 PM PST · by oneolcop · 108 replies · 5,699+ views
    Boundary Gop.org ^ | November 3, 2006 | Oneolcop
    Last night at a political rally in Coeur D' Alene, Idaho, I asked Vice President Cheney to autograph a large print of the now famous "Dear Jon Carry" sign. You can view it at http://www.boundarygop.org/
  • Survey USA: Indiana's 9th district (Independent Poll has Sodrel pulling Ahead !!!)

    11/03/2006 12:27:54 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 68 replies · 1,896+ views
    WHAS 11 News ^ | Nov 3, 2006
    It's the first time any independent poll has Mike Sodrel ahead in the 9th district congressional race in southern Indiana.  And it looks like the Libertarian candidate could be a big factor in that race. The WHAS11/Survey USA poll shows Sodrel and Hill are just as close as their last two elections. The Republican Sodrel is leading Hill 46 to 44, well within the margin of error.  It's Eric Schansberg, the Libertarian candidate, who could decide that race. The poll shows Schansberg with five percent with most of his support coming from liberals, apparently pulling support from the Democrat Hill....
  • "Mission Accomplished" vs. "Halp us jon carry - we r stuck hear n irak" (liberal media bias)

    11/03/2006 3:36:54 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 30 replies · 3,605+ views
    Caller to the Laura Ingraham show ^ | Friday November 3rd, 2006 | ajolympian2004
    "Mission Accomplished" vs. "Halp us jon carry - we r stuck hear n irak" (media bias) Compare the coverage in the liberal media of the "Halp us jon carry - we r stuck hear n irak" banner by our troops in Iraq this week vs. the feeding frenzy over the "Mission Accomplished" banner from the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln returning from an extended deployment so they could participate in Iraqi Freedom back in March 2003. This morning ONE major newspaper decided to run a picture of the banner along with a cover story... The New York Post, ironically the only...
  • THE SOLDIERS BEHIND THE BANNER

    11/02/2006 9:56:59 PM PST · by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace · 208 replies · 13,009+ views
    Charlie Sykes - WTMJ Radio, Milwaukee ^ | Nov. 2, 2006 | Charlie Sykes
    We've been inundated with media requests about the source of the now-famous "HALP US JON CARRY" banner. (I've already done a live shot on Fox News, and given interviews for John Gibson's show and "Inside Edition," which should air later today.) **UPDATE The MSM catches up. Even CNN is reporting Troops respond to 'Jon Carry' with plea for 'halp'; while CBS is reporting "Minnesota Guard Members Mock Kerry In 'Irak' Photo", The AP has put a story on the wire, and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune is also catching up: The photo initially was posted on the website of Milwaukee talk radio...
  • Today's Front Cover Of The New York Post (Kerry's Soldier Gaffe)

    11/02/2006 8:38:04 AM PST · by lowbridge · 169 replies · 9,686+ views
    New York Post ^ | Nov. 2, 2006
  • Minnesota unit created 'Halp us Jon Carry' sign

    11/02/2006 1:51:54 PM PST · by UB355 · 34 replies · 2,434+ views
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | 11/02/2006 | Bob von Sternberg
    Minnesota unit created 'Halp us Jon Carry' sign Members of a unit under the command of the Minnesota National Guard turn out to be the creators of an intentionally misspelled sign that takes a mocking shot at Sen. John Kerry. Bob von Sternberg, Star Tribune Members of a unit under the command of the Minnesota National Guard turn out to be the creators of an intentionally misspelled sign that takes a mocking shot at Sen. John Kerry. The sign, painted in thick, blue letters across a white banner says, "Halp us Jon Carry - We R stuck hear n Irak."...
  • St. Cloud Officer in on Joke on Kerry

    11/02/2006 1:52:59 PM PST · by Gumdrop · 133 replies · 8,463+ views
    St. Cloud Times ^ | Kari Petrie
    <p>One of the men in the buzz-generating photograph taken in Iraq is a St. Cloud police sergeant, St. Cloud Police Chief Dennis Ballantine said. ...</p>
  • Picture Soldiers Father Writes to Powerline! MOST PERFECT!

    11/02/2006 9:13:48 AM PST · by milwguy · 158 replies · 12,757+ views
    powerlineblog.com ^ | 11/02/2006 | milwguy
    UPDATE: Reader David Ward writes: Thank you for your great work and especially the coverage of the picture of the soldiers mocking "Jon Carry." My daughter is on the far right in the picture. We spoke to her last night and again this morning. They are quite astounded at the coverage. They were furious at Kerry's remarks and wanted to do something. I guess they did. Yours truly, David Ward
  • Kerry, urge scions of privilege to enlist

    11/02/2006 5:46:00 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 18 replies · 789+ views
    Newsday ^ | 2 Nov 06 | James P. Pinkerton
    John Kerry says that only dopes are fighting in Iraq. Kerry is both a snob and a fool, and his presidential prospects are nil, and yet some good can still come from his ill-chosen and insensitive remarks. Here's what the Massachusetts Democratic senator said to a college audience on Monday: "If ... you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq." Ha ha. Kerry lamely tried to claim that he was referring to George W. Bush, not the GIs, but few were buying his spin. ...Break... ABC's George Stephanopoulos, another...
  • Caption U.S. soldiers mocking John Kerry

    11/02/2006 4:24:54 AM PST · by redstates4ever · 64 replies · 4,226+ views
  • HALP US JON CARRY – WE R STUCK HEAR N IRAK

    11/01/2006 11:32:15 AM PST · by cpforlife.org · 164 replies · 7,661+ views
    The top of THE DRUDGE REPORT!
  • THE TROOPS ANSWER KERRY (PHOTO) "HALP US JON CARRY - WE R STUCK HEAR N IRAK"

    11/01/2006 9:16:29 AM PST · by Jean S · 795 replies · 119,058+ views
    620 WTMJ Newsradio ^ | 11/1/06 | Charlie Sykes