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  • Kerry's Liberal Record (Extensive Documentation)

    10/13/2004 11:17:59 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 8 replies · 1,056+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 13, 2004
    John Kerry is trying to run from his twenty year liberal record but he can’t hide from his 98 votes to raise taxes, his six votes against banning partial-birth abortion or his big government health care plan. If that’s not enough to convince you Kerry deserves his ranking as the Senate’s most liberal member, check out Kerry’s record for yourself.Learn More About Kerry's Liberal Record:Kerry's Liberal Statistics | Kerry Called a LiberalLiberal on the Issues That Matter:Taxes | Compassion & Values | Health Care | Education | Safety & Security | Environment & Energy KERRY LIBERAL STATISTICS BACK TO...
  • Kerry's flip-flop on global warming

    10/09/2004 12:35:20 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies · 669+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10/9/04 | Henry Lamb
    John Kerry is now severely criticizing President Bush for withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol. On July 25, 1997, however, he joined 94 other senators who voted for Senate Resolution 98, which says that the U.S. should not ratify the Kyoto Protocol if: 1) it did not impose restrictions on developing countries, and 2) it would "would result in serious harm to the economy. ..." The Kyoto Protocol fails both tests. It is binding on only 36 of the world's 191 nations, and it would result in extremely serious harm to the U.S. economy. John Kerry now supports the Kyoto Protocol,...
  • Never - Never have we elected a president with a record on security issues like John Kerry

    10/09/2004 10:08:39 AM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 18 replies · 1,053+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 09 October 2004 | William Kristol
    NEVER HAVE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE elected as president a candidate with a record on national security issues resembling that of John Kerry. Consider some of the distinctive national security choices Kerry has made over the years. *** April 22, 1971: The American people have never elected president someone who, while serving in the military, chose to testify (in uniform) against a war his country was then waging. Lt. Kerry asserted before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that his country and his fellow service members were guilty in Vietnam of "crimes committed on a day-to-day basis with the full awareness of...
  • Kerry Ties to Radical Activism

    10/08/2004 1:44:47 PM PDT · by Brian Mosely · 5 replies · 378+ views
    Radical activism in America has made strident attempts to hijack the political process over the last few years. Take, for example, the recent voter fraud charges [Bill Hobbs at the Detroit FreePress has several examples] as political organizations attempt to get out the vote. Also remember the plans that were interrupted during the Republican National Convention in Philidelphia in 2000. CNN reported that "At the convention in Philadelphia, police said, gasoline-soaked rags tied to chains and a three-person rubber slingshot seized from protesters were similar to ones used in Seattle. The piano wire, police said, was to be used to...
  • The Ghost Senator: Kerry’s 20 phantom years in the upper chamber.

    10/06/2004 6:29:13 AM PDT · by xsysmgr · 21 replies · 1,134+ views
    National Review Online ^ | October 06, 2004 | Bruce Bartlett
    One of the biggest problems that John Kerry has is that he is still an enigma to most people. We all know more than we want about his service in Vietnam, but very little about what he has done between then and now. In particular, his 20-year Senate career is a blank. For this reason, I found of great interest the new book by former Senate staffer Winslow T. Wheeler, The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security. Wheeler spent 31 years working on national defense issues for both Republican and Democratic senators. The main point of his...
  • Sen. Kerry Has Voted 98 Times For At Least $2.3 Trillion In Tax Increases

    10/06/2004 7:01:45 AM PDT · by harpu · 13 replies · 502+ views
    2003 Vote To Raise Income Taxes By $90 Billion. (S. 1689, CQ Vote #373: Motion Agreed To 57-42: R 50-1; D 7-40; I 0-1, 10/2/03, Kerry Voted Nay; Senate Republican Policy Committee, “Security Supplemental/Small Business Tax Hike To Pay For The Bill,” 10/2/03)2003 Vote To Increase Superfund Taxes By $15.6 Billion. (S. Con. Res. 23, CQ Vote # 97: Rejected 43-56: R 1-50; D 41-6, I 1-0, 3/25/03, Kerry Voted Yea)1999 Vote To Increase Tobacco Taxes By $133 Billion To Pay For Prescription Drug Benefit. (S. Con. Res. 20, CQ Vote #76: Motion Rejected 54-44: R 12-41; D 42-3, 3/25/99,...
  • Blown opportunity: Kerry missed 75% of Intelligence Committee meetings (vanity)

    10/04/2004 9:14:43 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 14 replies · 557+ views
    WHY are Republicans not focusing like a laser on the fact that Kerry missed over 75% of his Intelligence Committee meetings, including a full straight year after 9/11? No mention in advertising, debates, panel discussions... Surely this devastating information could sway some voters? If Kerry is so concerned about national security, what is he doing skipping out on the vast majority of Intelligence Committee meetings? Isn't this a major hole in his credibility? I feel this is a major blown opportunity. I hope Cheney mentions this somehow during his debate tomorrow.
  • Gloves Must Come Off on Kerry's Record

    10/03/2004 7:05:44 AM PDT · by Hillary'sMoralVoid · 22 replies · 780+ views
    Congressional Record
    Kerry sounded authoritative in the first debate, but what is he an athority on? How many bills on the war on terrorism did John Kerry author? How many did he sponsor or co-sponsor. How many homeland security bills or amendments did he author, how many did he sponsor or co-sponsor? How many speeches did he give on the senate floor regarding foreign policy? What significant impact did he have on any foreign policy issues? Well, I guess he was just saving up all his great ideas for when he ran for president, because I believe the answer to all these...
  • What the first debate missed. Kerry's record overlooked

    10/02/2004 5:41:30 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 26 replies · 998+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | Oct. 2, 2004 | RMN Editorial
    Thursday's presidential debate was about foreign policy, yet one candidate's extensive record on foreign policy going back more than two decades was never actually discussed. The focus of the debate was primarily on President George W. Bush's three-year war on terror, which Bush occasionally tried to steer toward an inspection of Sen. John Kerry's shifting attitude toward the conflict in Iraq. Bush's failure to highlight Kerry's Senate record is one of several missed opportunities for the president. Another one worth noting: Bush never effectively detailed Saddam Hussein's support for various terrorist causes and notorious individual terrorists in response to Kerry's...
  • Freeing Our Arms in Honduras (Dems put troops in danger) Guess which one

    10/01/2004 11:49:17 PM PDT · by hipaatwo · 4 replies · 189+ views
    Harvard Crimson ^ | March 23, 1988 | JOHN C. YOO
    As the Sandinistas and the contras sat down this week for their first face-to-face meeting at Sapoa, Nicaragua, they added another chapter to the book of American failures in Central America. Even if "neither side seeks a military victory over the other," as rebel negotiator Alfredo Cesar said after Monday's talk, the truth of the matter is that a diplomatic peace is also far from the minds of both sides
  • Let's Put this Urban Legend to Rest (Kerry's Discharge)

    09/29/2004 11:13:03 PM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 51 replies · 2,646+ views
    This business about Kerry not receiving an honorable discharge until 2000 is simply untrue. The real story of Kerry's discharge is interesting enough, we don't need to be making things up. Kerry actually received his honorable discharge in February 1978, not 30 years after his service ended, as so many threads here on FR have alleged. Here is the document: Here is the full timeline, which Kerry was given by the Navy years later: Note that that's quite a long time as an inactive standby reservist--six years. Kerry left active duty in 1970. He left the naval reserves...
  • Here is what I have found in FBI files re: VVAW and John Kerry

    08/27/2004 8:40:38 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 46 replies · 11,445+ views
    FBI Files on Vietnam Veterans Against the War and John Kerry | Various dates | FBI files
    What the FBI files and history of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, (VVAW) reveal about, VVAW and John Kerry: 1. VVAW Plan to assassinate seven US senators. 2. VVAW was training to execute a Phoenix plan to decapitate the leaders of the US Government. 3. Member of VVAW arrested in-route to VP Agnew speech with an explosive device (BOMB). 4. VVAW running guns to a black militant group in Cairo IL. Use link 12 page 131, also same as link 10.. 5. VVAW funded by Communist party of America. 6. VVAW receiving funds from the Communist Party of a country...
  • Received DVD of "STOLEN HONOR" today.

    09/24/2004 7:38:48 PM PDT · by ketchikan · 8 replies · 423+ views ^ | 2004 | Red White and Blue Productions
    Just viewed the newly released DVD. Very well done, very professional. Comments of POW's, actual POW war footage. Lots of Kerry's testimony; actual footage of the Winter Soldier meeting showing Kerry and other "vets" creating their "testimony". Some footage of Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden. Go to the web site to order or call: 1 888 232 0439 9AM -5PM Pacific
  • Kerry at Gulf War accord signing?

    09/24/2004 5:51:52 AM PDT · by appalachiandriftwood · 69 replies · 1,563+ views
    Captain's Quarter ^ | Sept. 23, 2004 | Oreilly
    Captain's Quarter is reporting that O'Reilly ran a 2001 interview with Kerry last night in which Kerry said that he was in Safwan for the armistice signing ending the 1st Gulf War. The Captain then goes through a time line of Kerry's contemporaneous activities and questions if it was true.
  • Kerry and the Communists

    09/22/2004 9:00:26 PM PDT · by Just Another Guy · 11 replies · 513+ views
    The Point with Mark Hyman ^ | 9/23/04 | Just Another Guy
    Kerry and The Communists A significant effect of the John Kerry-led 1971 protests was it strengthened the resolve of the North Vietnamese to continue to hold American POWs (see here). The Nhan Dan daily newspaper of the North Vietnamese Communist party wrote that the protests in the United States were "a wave among the big waves which are rising higher and higher." The paper also referred to the Kerry group as the "millions of American troops who have participated in the criminal war in Vietnam and were sent back to the United States to the ingratitude of the U.S. administration...
  • John Kerry's Multiple Violations of the UCMJ -- why wasn't he tried and sentenced?

    09/22/2004 3:03:08 PM PDT · by pabianice · 27 replies · 1,662+ views
    Undisputed are the facts that when John Kerry met with the enemy overseas in 1970 and 1971, and when he lied before Congress, he was an officer in the US Naval Reserve (he was not discharged until 1978, 1998, or 2001, depending upon which forged document you believe). Here's an initial list of his crimes... Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)ART. 88 - CONTEMPT TOWARD OFFICIALS Any commissioned officer who uses contemptuous words against the President, the Vice President, Congress, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of a military department, the Secretary of Transportation, or the Governor or legislature of...
  • Kerry's Yale GPA Lower than Bush's?!

    09/20/2004 12:31:12 PM PDT · by ghannonf18 · 59 replies · 6,192+ views
    AM 870 | Today | Self
    Just heard on AM 870 out here in the High Desert of CA that Bush's Yale GPA was Higher than Kerry's is this true. Does anyone know or can anyone find out? If so, I have all the talking points I'll ever need.
  • How Kerry Hood-winked Talk Radio

    09/18/2004 9:37:58 AM PDT · by Repub4bush · 164 replies · 6,896+ views
    Swift Veterans for Truth ^ | 9/17/04 | Geoffrey
    Kerry knew in 2002 when he was preparing his "search committee" that, if his Senate record became an issue or was even talked about on talk radio, they would start at the beginning: 1985. If they did, he knew he was done-for. So he had to come up with some way of distracting conservative talk radio. I guess he rolled the dice and figured he would rather weather the storm over his post-Vietnam activites than have anyone talk about his first four years as a Senator. He probably figured his military record was enough to pull a few pro-military/anti-Bush conservatives...
  • A War Hero or a Phony?

    09/17/2004 9:06:01 PM PDT · by alydar · 35 replies · 1,366+ views
    NY Times ^ | 9/18 | NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
    So is John Kerry a war hero or a medal-grabbing phony? Each time that I've written about President Bush's dalliance with the National Guard, conservative readers have urged me to scrutinize the accusations against Mr. Kerry. After doing so over the last week, here's where I come out: Did Mr. Kerry volunteer for dangerous duty? Not as much as his campaign would like you to believe. The Kerry Web site declares, "As he was graduating from Yale, John Kerry volunteered to serve in Vietnam - because, as he later said, 'It was the right thing to do.' " In fact,...
  • Kerry can't shake his anti-war past

    09/17/2004 3:17:13 PM PDT · by intruder196 · 40 replies · 943+ views
    Manassas Journal Messenger ^ | 17 Sept '04 | Ken Concannon
    Kerry can't shake his anti-war past By KEN CONCANNON Journal Messenger Columnist Manassas Journal Messenger Friday, September 17, 2004 Talk about burning your bridges. When John Kerry became an anti-war activist in the early '70s and decided to publicly slander his fellow Vietnam vets, his so-called "band of brothers," he made a whole lot of enemies who just will not go away. I received an E-mail earlier this week from a Vietnam veteran, a retired Air Force colonel, who forwarded to me an E-mail from another veteran, a Navy seal, who had taken it upon himself to investigate John Kerry's...
  • John Kerry, Criminal

    09/17/2004 12:49:32 AM PDT · by kattracks · 16 replies · 661+ views ^ | 9/17/04 | Henry Mark Holzer and Erika Holzer
    For years it was said that Jane Fonda committed treason when she went to Vietnam in July 1972.  In the late 1990s, with increasingly widespread use of the Internet, the charge became a staple of discussion by conservatives and veterans.  However, their belief in Fonda’s criminality was not substantiated.  We undertook to do just that, and laid out the definitive case against her in our 2002 book, “Aid and Comfort”: Jane Fonda In North Vietnam. A current parallel has arisen in connection with the presidential candidacy of John Kerry.  For the past several weeks, the Internet has been ablaze with...
  • Never Forget - Kerry wanted a tax increase before he would support our troops.

    09/16/2004 6:54:18 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 3 replies · 172+ views
    Senator kerry ^ | 9/16/04 | john kerry
    Never Forget kerry wanted a tax increase before he would support our troops.The plan Senator Biden and I have laid out will link more spending on Iraq to the reduction of the Bush tax cuts for those in the top tax bracket. We are asking the wealthiest Americans to help protect our future by sacrificing some of their tax cuts at a time when our soldiers are sacrificing on the battlefield of a nation that remains at war. The Biden-Kerry plan would require the Treasury Department to raise an additional $87 billion for the Presidents request for supplemental funding for...
  • Rosen: Kerry record indefensible

    09/12/2004 2:22:56 PM PDT · by A.A. Cunningham · 11 replies · 1,461+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | 10 September 2004 | Mike Rosen
    Rosen: Kerry record indefensible By Mike Rosen September 10, 2004 Perhaps you're familiar with the latest smoke screen from the Kerry campaign and his apologists in the liberal media. It goes something like this: "How can you say that John Kerry is weak on national defense? He was against some of the same weapons systems that Dick Cheney opposed when he was Secretary of Defense." This is the hoary tactic of extracting a pound of lie from an ounce of truth. Even Kerry lacks the chutzpah to run for president in the post-9/11 world on his voting record as a...
  • Kerry failing to deflect GOP attacks on war record

    09/11/2004 4:56:27 AM PDT · by kattracks · 40 replies · 1,623+ views ^ | 9/11/04 | ALAN FREEMAN
    ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA -- If John Kerry is going to win this fall's U.S. presidential election, he's going to have to persuade voters like Pierre Seabourne that he really was a hero of the Vietnam War rather than the shaggy-haired, anti-war protester whom his adversaries say betrayed his comrades. "I'm a Democrat but I'm not voting for him," said Mr. Seabourne, a retired postal worker, as he sipped on a pint of beer at Rookies, a local sports bar. "I'm going to vote for Bush definitely, because I think Kerry is full of baloney." "It's his war record. There seems to...
  • Whitewashing the Kerry record

    09/09/2004 10:27:37 PM PDT · by kattracks · 6 replies · 428+ views
    In addition to the $233 million John Kerry raised before the Democratic convention, the $75 million in taxpayer funds he received afterward and the $200 million or more that will be spent by Nov. 2 on his behalf by Democratic 527 organizations and the Democratic National Committee, he is now the beneficiary of the valuable services of the news pages of The Washington Post and the New York Times. Both liberal newspapers, whose front pages strongly influence the political coverage of the broadcast networks and CNN, have shamelessly begun running interference for Mr. Kerry.
  • KERRY 1984 Literature Opposing Defense of United States

    09/08/2004 11:52:40 AM PDT · by Steven W. · 23 replies · 1,496+ views
    PreciseTruth blog ^ | 1984 Senate Campaign Documents | Hanoi John French Kerry
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    09/07/2004 11:12:23 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 589+ views
    Kerry’s Record of “Commitment” "I will not have my commitment to defend this country questioned by those who refused to serve when they could have, and who misled America into Iraq," were Kerry’s words at a recent midnight rally in Ohio; Oh?! Okay, the President doesn’t have to say a word, 2.5 million Vietnam Veterans will. For too many years Kerry’s lapdogs protected him whenever he was challenged, but they have never had to face the collective wrath of those who he betrayed. If commitment is defined in part by ones voting record, then the list below sheds light into...
  • Kerry Deceives News Media About His Navy Discharge on

    09/04/2004 11:06:03 AM PDT · by Polybius · 156 replies · 12,520+ views
    Official Kerry Web Page ^ | September 4, 2004 | Original FReeper Research by Polybius
    "If you cannot prove it with facts, baffle them with bullsh*t". That is how John Kerry’s official web site is currently dealing with the news media in regards to the delicate subject of when John Kerry was “discharged” from the U.S. Navy. Why does this matter? Because John Kerry does not want the news media reporter or the civilian voter unfamiliar with military jargon to know that he was still a U.S. Naval officer at the time he was the leader of Vietnam Veterans Against the War. The effectiveness of such deliberate deceit by Kerry can be seen by the...
  • POW's wife: "You're using these people for your own ambitions, Mr. Kerry!"

    09/02/2004 10:00:59 PM PDT · by AFA-Michigan · 12 replies · 1,564+ views
    Univ. of Virginia, Univ. of Richmond, others | Sept. 2, 2004 | Gary Glenn (Vanity compilation)
    This is outside my usual area of discussion, but (1) living in Michigan, I was intrigued by the historic role Detroit played in John Kerry's "aid and comfort to the enemy" saga, and (2) my late father was a U.S. Marine who survived Pearl Harbor and served during both WWII and the Korean War, which means I was raised to have strong feelings about that "aid and comfort" stuff. If those Swift Boat guys remain on the ball as they have so far, I'll bet the information below eventually becomes the subject of one of their ads. It certainly should....
  • Kerry's Hanoi Tapes

    09/02/2004 2:50:39 PM PDT · by KarlH · 22 replies · 1,475+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 9/2/2004 | American Thinker
    Kerry’s Hanoi tapes September 2nd, 2004 As is now well known to everyone except those in the news media, John Kerry and other representatives of his group, the Vietnam Veterans Against The War (VVAW), met with the North Vietnamese and Vietcong peace delegations numerous times circa 1970-72, both in Paris and Hanoi. The VVAW was so proud of these meetings they made cassette tapes and transcripts of the momentous events: On page 1705 of the FBI’s Kerry/VVAW files there is an excerpt from the August 1971 issue of the National VVAW News: Tapes of conversations with the representatives at the...
  • Kerry Speech from Senate Record (2 October 1990)

    09/02/2004 8:56:06 AM PDT · by Veritas et equitas ad Votum · 13 replies · 827+ views
    Senate Record | 2 October 1990 | John Kerry
    Mr. KERRY. Mr. President, I support this resolution which I believe sends an unequivocal signal to Saddam Hussein that the Senator is in total agreement with the President and the international community in actions taken thus far to force the Iraqi, withdrawal from Kuwait. In so doing, it should be pointed out that this resolution is not a Gulf of Tonkin resolution on the Persian Gulf. Quite the contrary, this resolution reflects the near unanimity of the global community in condemning this aggressive act by a brutal dictator. Unlike our experience in Vietnam, the United States is not acting unilaterally...
  • THE RAW DEAL: John Kerry's Troubling Record On The War On Terror

    09/01/2004 11:40:44 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 706+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 1, 2004
    "John Kerry ran out of credibility when he voted against funds to support the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan with critical supplies like body armor and ammunition. His indecision, vacillation and lack of leadership on the War on Terror are troubling to veterans and to all voters. It's no wonder the Democratic leader in the Senate is running ads showing him embracing the President's leadership in the War on Terror." Steve Schmidt, Bush-Cheney '04 Spokesman John Kerry's Own Party Is Criticizing His Approach To The War On Terror In An Effort To Distance Himself From John Kerry, Senate Minority...
  • An Impartial Examination of John Kerry's Speech

    08/31/2004 1:52:50 PM PDT · by robowombat · 6 replies · 131+ views
    Useless ^ | Aug 1, 2004 | Ken Hughes
    An Impartial Examination of John Kerry's Speech Aug 1, 2004 Set aside your hatred for President Bush, concentrate on Senator Kerry and his record. The government paid for John Kerry’s entire existence. He was born in a government hospital. He was educated in Europe at government expanse. He spent a few months in the Navy at government expense. He has been employed at government expense his entire life. Kerry has taken money from American workers and distributed it to American non-workers his entire political career. John Kerry was born rich and married richer. How can John Kerry know what the...
  • Forging a Paper Hero: The Mystery of Kerry’s Medals

    08/30/2004 5:39:36 PM PDT · by Fedora · 226 replies · 8,430+ views
    Original FReeper research | 8/30/2004 | Fedora
    John Kerry’s Fellow TravellersA 5-part series exposing John Kerry’s Communist connections.Part 2: Forging a Paper Hero: The Mystery of Kerry’s MedalsBy Fedora *NOTE: The term “fellow traveller” as used in this article series refers to someone who is not a member of the Communist Party (CP) but regularly engages in actions which advance the Party’s program. Some apparent fellow travellers may actually be “concealed party members”: members of the CP who conceal their membership. Which of these classifications is applicable to the Kerrys is a question this series leaves unresolved. This series does not argue for any direct evidence of...
  • Felix Rodriguez: Kerry No Foe of Castro

    08/29/2004 9:34:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 527+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Monday, Aug. 30, 2004 | Dave Eberhart,
    John Kerry says he is a friend of Cuban-Americans and a born again foe of Fidel Castro. Don’t believe it, celebrated and decorated CIA agent Felix I. Rodriguez, co-author of “Shadow Warrior: The CIA Hero of a Hundred Unknown Battles,” tells NewsMax. Rodriguez, who has battled Kerry through the years, says Kerry is “simply a liar and self-promoter.” Presently retired in Miami, Fl. and a leader in the Cuban American community serving as the president of the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association, Rodriguez first tangled with Kerry when the senator spearheaded the Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism and Narcotics in 1987....
  • NY POST: Kerry's War Vs. Kerry

    08/29/2004 11:39:17 AM PDT · by Timeout · 20 replies · 1,130+ views
    New York Post ^ | 8/29/04 | Editorial
    Sunday editorial, New York Post:KERRY'S WAR VS. KERRYFormer Navy Secretary John Leh man denied at week's end having written the Silver Star citation that appears on John Kerry's campaign Web site over Lehman's signature, dealing the Democrat's presidential campaign another stunning blow. Which makes us wonder: Does Kerry still believe that running on his Vietnam will gain him the White House? Kerry's Silver Star is the most prestigious of his Vietnam decorations — it's the nation's third-highest for combat valor — but there are at least three official versions of how he earned it. The most recent — and the...
  • How Kerry Quit Veterans Group Amid Dark Plot

    03/12/2004 5:29:50 AM PST · by veronica · 192 replies · 2,818+ views
    NY Sun ^ | 3/12/04 | THOMAS H. LIPSCOMB
    When Talk Turned To Assassination He Exited, Vet Says The anti-war group that John Kerry was the principal spokesman for debated and voted on a plot to assassinate politicians who supported the Vietnam War. Mr. Kerry denies being present at the November 12-15, 1971, meeting in Kansas City of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, and says he quit the group before the meeting. But according to the current head of Missouri Veterans for Kerry, Randy Barnes, Mr. Kerry,who was then 27,was at the meeting, voted against the plot, and then orally resigned from the organization. Mr. Barnes was present as...
  • Kerry biographer disputes campaign: Says claim candidate is contractually bound

    08/28/2004 10:25:55 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 5 replies · 542+ views ^ | Sunday, August 29, 2004
    Sunday, August 29, 2004 MISSION: IMPLAUSIBLEKerry biographerdisputes campaignSays claim candidate is contractually boundto give him exclusive access to archive false Posted: August 29, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 The answers to all the questions raised by critics of John Kerry could probably be answered by the large archive of documents he keeps in his home. Douglas Brinkley, the 43-year-old author who wrote "Tour of Duty," the biographical account of Kerry's time in Vietnam, described it this way: "I'm talking a massive archive. I had to sit in his house, with this woman watching me, and go through the collection – 12-page...

    08/28/2004 7:25:21 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 71 replies · 2,610+ views
    HOW KERRY QUIT VETERANS GROUP AMID DARK PLOT When Talk Turned To Assassination He Exited, Vet Says By THOMAS H. LIPSCOMB Special to the Sun The New York Sun Mar 12, 2004 The anti-war group that John Kerry was the principal spokesman for debated and voted on a plot to assassinate politicians who supported the Vietnam War. Mr. Kerry denies being present at the November 12-15, 1971, meeting in Kansas City of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, and says he quit the group before the meeting. But according to the current head of Missouri Veterans for Kerry, Randy Barnes, Mr....
  • THREAT AS YELLOW - John Kerry's VVAW coordinating with the NV when US forces are being ATTACKED!

    08/27/2004 3:25:27 PM PDT · by stockpirate · 38 replies · 5,933+ views
    Go to page 21 read to 25 "[redacted] that on April four, one nie seven two, a representive of the North Vietanese Government at the Paris Peace talks telephoned the 'movement' in the United States to be ready to take action, presumably demostrations, to counter expected escalation of bombing by American air forces in South Vietnam as a result of the increased military action of North Vietnamese forces in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam.
  • Flashback: PBS NewsHour Panel Discussion of the Kerry vs Weld Senate Race (10/25/96)

    08/27/2004 3:23:00 PM PDT · by ambrose · 4 replies · 385+ views
    PBS ^ | 10/25/96
    HOME STRETCH OCTOBER 25, 1996 TRANSCRIPT -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In one of the closest, and most exciting, races in the country, Massachusetts Senator John Kerry is trying to stave off a strong challenge from popular Governor Bill Weld. As election day approaches, both candidates are getting more pointed in their attacks. Margaret Warner reports on this contest, which polls say is a statistical dead heat. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MARGARET WARNER: With 10 days to go before the election, the race between Democratic Senator John Kerry and his Republican challenger, Governor William Weld, remains too close to call. But the dynamic of the campaign has...
  • Kerry's Naval Reserve History

    08/27/2004 1:41:44 PM PDT · by staggerwing · 11 replies · 603+ views
    On 18 Feb. 1966 John Kerry signed a 6 year enlistment contract with the Navy (plus a 6-month extension during wartime). On 18 Feb. 1966 John Kerry also signed an Officer Candidate contract for 6 years -- 5 years of ACTIVE duty & ACTIVE Naval Reserves, and 1 year of inactive standby reserves (See items #4 & $5). Because John Kerry was discharged from TOTAL ACTIVE DUTY of only 3 years and 18 days on 3 Jan. 1970, he was then required to attend 48 drills per year, and not more than 17 days active duty for training. Kerry was...
  • ***The Complete John F. Kerry TIMELINE - A Work in Progress***

    08/27/2004 1:12:08 PM PDT · by christie · 124 replies · 8,155+ views
    John Forbes Kerry Timeline ^ | August 27, 2004 | christie/Two Step
    Several days I ago I realized that all the dates of John Kerry's activities were totally jumbled in my head. I sat down to make a little timeline. It grew into a massive timeline - and covers his entire life. I know several other FReepers had the same confusion. So here is the result. It is still a work in progress, and any additions, corrections, etc. will be most appreciated.The entire timeline along with pictures will be archived at my web site: I will be making the additions there, so you might want to bookmark that site. John...
  • L.A. Times Overlooks Details of Kerry's FBI Record

    08/26/2004 9:56:50 AM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 8 replies · 936+ views
    Insight ^ | 8/26/04 | Scott Stanley
    News management may have reached an embarrassing low in the Los Angeles Times for March 23 where an article by staff writer John M. Glionna purports to offer selections from the FBI file on soon-to-be Democratic presidential nominee John F. Kerry, who was under surveillance by the G-Men as a member of the executive board of the pro-Viet Cong Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW). Presenting items from 50 documents carefully selected from what it reported were 14 boxes of related government papers 12 feet high, the Times confirmed from the FBI and other witnesses that Kerry had resigned from...
  • Kerry's recklessness disrupted Vietnam missions, former commander says

    08/25/2004 10:47:01 AM PDT · by reprobate · 35 replies · 1,843+ views
    Savannah Morning News, ^ | August 24, 2004 | Larry Peterson
    Kerry's recklessness disrupted Vietnam missions, former commander says Former commander weighs in as part of group claiming Democratic candidate embellished war record. Larry Peterson 912.652.0367 A Savannah man in charge of some of John Kerry's boat patrols during the Vietnam War says the young Navy officer's reckless conduct sometimes disrupted missions. "I had a lot of trouble getting him to follow orders," said Tom Wright, who - like Kerry - served on 50-foot Swift Boats that prowled rivers, looked for trouble and often found it. Wright is in the thick of the ongoing mudfest over whether the Democratic...
  • Why did John Kerry add four bronze stars to his records on 3/12/2001?

    The link is to form DD215 deleting "Vietnam Service Medal" from form DD214 and adding "Vietnam Service Medal with 4 bronze stars". The date on the form is 3/12/2001.
  • No Wonder Vietnam Vets are Horrified

    08/25/2004 8:08:31 AM PDT · by The Great Yazoo · 29 replies · 1,824+ views
    Townhall.Com ^ | August 25, 2004 | Thomas Sowell
    "Kerry was not simply part of the "anti-war" movement of the 1960s. Many of us opposed the Vietnam war then for a variety of reasons. What Kerry did was accuse Americans still fighting in Vietnam of widespread atrocities on a daily basis, atrocities authorized all the way up the chain of command, atrocities committed for racial reasons, doing things to the Vietnamese that we would never do to Europeans." "What John Kerry and many similar 1960s activists said, amplified by the media, created an atmosphere in which men who had risked their lives for this country in Vietnam returned to...
  • Kerry Still Sacrificing The Freedom Of The South Vietnamese

    08/25/2004 2:44:02 AM PDT · by Cannoneer No. 4 · 4 replies · 279+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | August 24, 2004 | Captain Ed
    John Kerry has taken to pleading for a return to debate on current issues and more relevant qualifications for the presidency in a bid to bury the debate on his Viet Nam record, which at one time was all Kerry would discuss on the stump. Speaking in New York, Kerry told a crowd that all the Bush campaign had was fear, while he wanted to talk about how he could outperform Bush in areas such as foreign policy. So let's talk foreign policy, as practiced right here at home, by Senator Kerry. Earlier this evening, I had the pleasure of...
  • Rink Turns and Big Deals (John Kerry The Athlete)

    08/24/2004 10:14:12 AM PDT · by Stultis · 15 replies · 841+ views
    ESPN ^ | 26 July 2004 | Jeff Merron
    Monday, July 26, 2004 Rink turns and big deals By Jeff MerronPage 2 You've seen the photos, or the video, and maybe read the stories: Sen. John Kerry, the presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee, can mix it up on the rink. The most recent example, a fundraiser back in January, showed that even an out-of-shape Kerry can skate with Ray Bourque, Rick Middleton, Lyndon Byers and Ken Hodge. He even scored a couple of goals, at the age of 60. John Kerry, pictured with his lacrosse team in 1959. "The image the game conveyed was one of vigor, youth,...
  • Paul Johnson's "Modern Times" on what Cronkite/Kerry & ilk did to Indo-China

    08/23/2004 8:01:30 PM PDT · by GaretGarrett · 24 replies · 1,620+ views
    Modern Times:The World From the Twenties to the Nineties | 1991 | Paul Johnson
    " ...the American embassy having been evacuated on 12 April, the atrocities began on 17 April..... planned two years before by a group of middle-class idealogues who called themselves "Angka Loeu" (the Higher Organization). Details of their plan had been circulated by a State Dept. expert, Kenneth Quinn, [in] Feb.1974. The scheme was.... to telescope, in one terrifying coup, the social changes brought about over 25 years in Mao's China. There was to be 'total social revolution".......'stripping terror... the traditional bases...which have shaped & guided an individual's life' and then "rebuilding him according to party doctrines'......" Angka Loeu's eight...