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  • Group Led By Iraq War Veteran Will Air Ad Attacking Allen (Will Target Others in Congress too)

    09/13/2006 10:26:11 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 57 replies · 1,484+ views
    RICHMOND — An obscure new political group headed by an Iraq War veteran will begin airing television ads today that accuse Republican Sen. George Allen of voting to withhold lifesaving body armor for U.S. troops.The bluntly worded 30-second ad by is significant because it's the first attack ad of this year's hotly contested Senate race between Allen and Democrat Jim Webb.It's also the first of many likely to be aired this fall not by campaigns but by so-called 527 organizations similar to 2004's anti-Kerry Swift Boat Veterans for Truth and the pro-Democrat Americans Coming Together. The ad's tone is...
  • Vient Nam Gen. Giap: Kerry's Group Helped Hanoi Defeat U.S.

    09/23/2004 7:14:23 AM PDT · by crushelits · 6 replies · 683+ views ^ | September 23, 2004 |
    The North Vietnamese general in charge of the military campaign that finally drove the U.S. out of South Vietnam in 1975 credited a group led by Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry with helping him achieve victory. In his 1985 memoir about the war, Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap wrote that if it weren't for organizations like Kerry's Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Hanoi would have surrendered to the U.S. - according to Fox News Channel war historian Oliver North. That's why, he predicted on Tuesday, the Vietnam War issue "is going to blow up in Kerry's face." "People are going to...