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  • The UN, France And Pals Are Responsible For Dead Coalition Troops. (Vanity)

    11/20/2004 11:51:36 AM PST · by UpHereEh · 28 replies · 496+ views
    During the past US Presidential election - and since, the American Left went out of its way to demonize President George W Bush. Their most important reason to oust Bush from having four more years was the way he acted unilaterally in global issues. The mantra from the Left was simple: Vote for Kerry and he will reestablish America's relationships with our old allies such as France and Germany. Elect John Kerry and he will reestablish America's prestige with the United Nations. But . . . reelect George W Bush. And America will be assured to continue going it alone....
  • Kerry Says UBL Tape Cost Him the Election (Geraldo with the Scoop in Little Rock!)

    11/19/2004 9:42:39 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 154 replies · 4,147+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/19/04 | Geraldo Rivera
    Senator John Kerry believes he lost the 2004 presidential election becuase of the video from Usama Bin Laden that surfaced just days before the November 2 election. He told FOX News senior correspondant Geraldo Rivera that he believes the tape may have scared the American electorate.Rivera spoke to Kerry in a holding room to the processional leading up to the formal opening of the Clinton Library in Little Rock, Arkansas. 'Tough luck, Senator,' Rivera said to Kerry, referring to the Democrats election loss. Rivera said Kerry responded by saying, 'It was that Usama tape-it scared them.' [the American people]Kerry said...
  • DID ANYBODY SEE FOX & FREINDS just now? = Gen Clark = We are going to define terror...

    11/01/2004 4:46:36 AM PST · by crushelits · 88 replies · 3,395+ views
    crushelits ^ | November 1, 2004 | crushelits
    E.D. Hill= What specifically will Kerry do that President Bush is not doing now? Clark trying to evade question... After E.D. Hill pushed for an answer three or four times: General Clark: We are going to define terror with our allies before we attack terror...or something like thatKERRY DOESEN'T NOT HAVE A PLAN DIFFERENT THAT PRESIDENTS BUSH'S..
  • John Kerry vs. the War on Terror: Candidate Kerry's Subversive Campaign

    11/01/2004 7:27:09 AM PST · by Fedora · 47 replies · 4,886+ views
    Original FReeper research | 11/01/2004 | Fedora
    John Kerry's Fellow TravellersA 5--part series exposing John Kerry's Communist connections.Part 5: John Kerry vs. the War on Terror: Candidate Kerry's Subversive CampaignBy 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...
  • Kerry election would drain energy from war on terror

    11/01/2004 2:55:57 AM PST · by rhema · 9 replies · 452+ views
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 10/31/04 | E. THOMAS MCCLANAHAN
    One of the most riveting lines of John Kerry's 1971 testimony before the Senate was a question: "How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?" Kerry was talking about Vietnam but he has described the war in Iraq in similar terms, as a "mistake" or a "colossal error." Nevertheless, he expects voters to believe that if elected, he will persevere rather than cut and run. Put another way, voters are being asked to elect a candidate who's willing to order men and women to die in a war he believes is a...
  • Kerry's "Sensitive War" General: Cora Weiss, Red Queen of Peace?

    11/01/2004 12:25:44 AM PST · by calcowgirl · 21 replies · 1,664+ views
    Self (w/ excerpt from Insight on the News) | November 1, 2004 | Self (excerpt from J Michael Waller)
    On August 5, 2004, speaking to about 7,000 minority journalists at the "Unity 2004: Journalists of Color Conference", John Kerry reportedly said "I believe I can fight a more effective, more thoughtful, more strategic, more proactive, more sensitive war on terror" than President Bush. While briefly reported by USA Today, and The Atlanta Journal Constitution, it was largely ignored by the press at the time the comment was made. John Tierney's commentary in The New York Times "Political Points" did award Kerry the "Kumbaya Prize" for the week based on the comment. (Kumbaya Prize, Runner-Up: Teresa Heinz Kerry, for telling...
  • Bin Laden focus of race as vote nears (10/31/04)

    10/31/2004 12:17:55 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 14 replies · 652+ views
    Sen. John Kerry yesterday criticized President Bush for failing to capture Osama bin Laden, but the president and his top aides refused to politicize the latest threat by the al Qaeda terrorist as they continued to portray the Massachusetts senator as weak on national security.
  • Kerry's Tora Bora Offensive Rankles Troops

    10/31/2004 6:54:19 PM PST · by RightWingNY · 56 replies · 1,712+ views
    FOXnews.com ^ | 10/31/04 | RightWingNY
    In the campaign’s final days, Kerry continues to claim that Bush “outsourced” the job of going after bin Laden in Tora Bora (search) to Afghan warlords. But the Democrat’s charge rankles not only retired Gen. Tommy Franks, a strong Bush supporter on the campaign trail, but also Army special forces soldiers who say they searched for bin Laden in Tora Bora’s treacherous mountains.
  • Kerry took a poll before answering UBL Tape (Cheney Mocks)

    10/31/2004 6:01:07 PM PST · by Bushruffneck · 25 replies · 1,281+ views
    LOS LUNAS, N.M. - Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) said Sunday that Sen. John Kerry (news - web sites)'s first response to Osama bin Laden (news - web sites)'s new videotape was to take a poll to find out what he should say about it. A spokesman for Kerry's campaign did not deny polling on the bin Laden videotape, but suggested President Bush (news - web sites) has done so. Bush's campaign strategist denied asking any poll questions about the al-Qaida terrorist. "The thing that I find amazing about it is that John Kerry's first response was...
  • Is Kerry Proposing Micro-Management of the War on Terrorism?

    10/31/2004 12:12:54 PM PST · by visitor · 4 replies · 183+ views
    October 31,2001 | self
    It occurred to me after watching the Sunday News Shows, that what John Kerry is proposing, when he says he can manage the IraqWar/War-on-Terrorism and make better decisions than President Bush, is exactly what caused the Vietnam debacle, Bay-of-Pigs disaster and the failed Iran Hostage Rescue. Add to those losses, the stalemates of the Korean War and Cuban Missile Crisis, plus 8 years of useless UN Resolutions during the 90's, it becomes obvious that what Kerry promises if elected - micro-management of the War - is not in our county's best interests and will definitely lead to a less safe,...
  • Kerry urges unity in war against terrorism

    10/30/2004 12:20:57 PM PDT · by kattracks · 52 replies · 858+ views
    NJ.com ^ | 10/30/04 | Nedra Pickler
    APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Presidential challenger John Kerry urged voters on Saturday not to allow the videotaped message from Osama bin Laden to stir up partisan feelings. "As Americans we are absolutely united, all of us. There are no Democrats, there are no Republicans," Kerry said. "As Americans we are united in our determination to destroy, capture, kill Osama bin Laden and all of the terrorists. They are barbarians, and we are going to hunt them down and we will make America safe." Kerry did not dwell on the new message from the al-Qaida leader, other than to repeat his...
  • Kerry will do anything it takes to stop terrorist attacks?!

    10/30/2004 11:57:27 AM PDT · by tscan54 · 15 replies · 418+ views
    Might that include unilateral action?
  • Kerry Endorsed Bush's Tora Bora Strategy

    10/30/2004 11:29:31 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies · 502+ views
    Newsmax ^ | Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004 1:46 p.m. EDT | Staff
    After Osama bin Laden released his pre-election video yesterday, John Kerry repeated his criticism that President Bush let the terror kingpin get away by "outsourcing" the job to Afghan forces when we had him cornered in the Tora Bora mountains. But it turns out that in December 2001, when the Tora Bora operation was underway, Kerry endorsed Bush's tactics during an interview with CNN's Larry King. Kerry said the Bush plan to get bin Laden "is having its impact, and it is the best way to protect our troops and sort of minimalize the proximity, if you will." Lest anyone...
  • Bush and Kerry comment on bin Laden...

    10/29/2004 7:10:34 PM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 11 replies · 756+ views
    Radio Blogger ^ | 29 October 2004
    Bush kept it simple. "Let me make this very clear. Americans will not be intimidated or influenced by an enemy of our country. I'm sure Senator Kerry agrees with this. I also want to say to the American people that we are at war with these terrorists, and I am confident that we will prevail. Thank you very much."Just as consistent and sincere as he was on 9/11. You know he knows we are at war, and when he is re-elected Tuesday, he will prosecute the war wherever it takes us. Now here is Senator Kerry's statement: "Uh, just gonna...
  • Brief Point

    10/29/2004 6:03:36 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 6 replies · 627+ views
    Snopes ^ | 29 October 2004 | Barbara and David P. Mikkelson
    Claim: Senator John Kerry told interviewer Larry King that he "hasn't had time" to be briefed on the possibility of new al Qaeda attacks. Status: True.
  • BREAKING: Kerry Blames Bush For Bin Laden Tape On Local Interview. Mentions Tora Bora.

    10/29/2004 3:22:13 PM PDT · by montereyp1 · 115 replies · 5,042+ views
    On a local Milwaukee news station WISN - Kerry was asked to respond to the new Bin-Laden tape and bits of it were played for him and he actually had the gall to say something to the effect of: "Well, if Bush hadn't let him get away in Tora Bora..." Can you believe this? After he praised the mission at the time! After Tommy Franks was very clear that no one was sure he was there. After he knows we had Special Forces in there! He uses this awful veriled threat to score political points! I've heard Holbrooke and Begala...
  • Kerry continues to belittle countries all over the world who are fighting the War On Terror

    10/24/2004 8:30:54 PM PDT · by nontrifler · 2 replies · 348+ views
    nontrifler
    Recently, in the debates America heard how Senator John Kerry denigrated the countries of the "Coalition of the Willing" in Iraq, who are helping to fight the War On Terrorism. Perhaps, these countries, some of which have seen their share of oppression for decades realize something Senator Kerry does not. Take the case of Poland for example, once under the brutal dictatorship of the Soviet Union. Perhaps, it's fitting that this country, who symbolizes what standing up to brutal regimes and winning, along with the United States (e.g., Lech Walesa, President Reagan) can make a difference, when it comes to...
  • I'd have Osama by now - Kerry

    10/23/2004 1:16:42 AM PDT · by kattracks · 102 replies · 1,644+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 10/23/04 | News Wire Services
    RENO, Nev. - John Kerry said yesterday that if he had run the war against Afghanistan, Osama Bin Laden would be dead or in chains now. Kerry has accused his rival of letting Bin Laden escape before, saying U.S. forces had the terror mastermind cornered, but left his capture up to Afghan warlords. He upped the ante yesterday at a rally in Reno, saying, "Can you imagine trusting them when you have your 10th Mountain Division, the United States Marine Corps? I would have used our military and we would have gone after and captured or killed Osama Bin Laden."...
  • Kerry: I Would Have Killed Bin Laden - Return of the Tough Guy

    10/22/2004 9:31:49 PM PDT · by mykroar · 156 replies · 1,623+ views
    Fox News ^ | 10/22/2004 | mykroar
    RENO, Nev. — Democratic Sen. John Kerry (search) said Friday that Usama bin Laden (search) would be in captivity or dead if Kerry had been president during the war against Afghanistan. Kerry accused President Bush of allowing bin Laden to escape by relying on Afghan warlords to try to hunt the Al Qaeda (search) chief down in the caves of Tora Bora (search) in December 2001.
  • Kerry tells magazine he'd dump terror colors

    10/20/2004 10:47:17 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 64 replies · 911+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | October 21, 2004 | AP
    NEW YORK -- Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says he would discontinue the color-coded terror alerts issued by the Department of Homeland Security and find "some more thoughtful way of alerting America," according to an interview in Rolling Stone magazine. "I think Americans, sadly, laugh at it," Kerry said, referring to the alerts in an interview to be published Friday in Rolling Stone. "They don't know what to do." Kerry said he felt "a sense of bitter disappointment" by the ads run by the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth that questioned his conduct and the medals he received as a...
  • Kerry vows to "stop at nothing" to prevent terrorism

    10/21/2004 4:08:16 PM PDT · by Edit35 · 48 replies · 789+ views
    (Vanity, USA) A newly released commercial by the Kerry/Edwards campaign has unwittingly revealed the anti-war Senator's long-time strategy in the war on terror. In the commercial, as seen on Fox News (Thurs. Oct. 21, 2004), Kerry criticizes President Bush for casualties caused by the war in Iraq, and then offers this gem of a statement. "If president, I will stop at nothing to keep terrorists from attacking this country," Kerry is quoted as saying in the commercial. Kerry apparently does not realize that he just told millions of voters that he will do "nothing" in the war on terror, and...
  • "Kerry Lacks Understanding of War on Terrorism" "Kerry Lacks Understanding of War on Terrorism"

    10/21/2004 3:01:56 PM PDT · by Salty Cobra · 8 replies · 356+ views
    "The St. Petersburg Times" | October 20, 2004 | Tommy Franks, General, Ret.
    President Bush and Sen. John Kerry have very different views of the war on terrorism, and those differences ought to be debated in this presidential campaign. But the debate should focus on facts, not distortions of history. On more than one occasion, Kerry has referred to the fight at Tora Bora in Afghanistan during late 2001 as a missed opportunity for America. He claims that our forces had Osama bin Laden cornered and al lowed him to escape. How did it happen? According to Kerry, we “outsourced” the job to Afghan warlords. As commander of the allied forces in the...
  • Cheney: Terrorists May Bomb U.S. Cities

    10/19/2004 10:10:04 AM PDT · by No Surrender Monkey · 46 replies · 1,861+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Tue, Oct 19, 2004 | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS
    CARROLL, Ohio - Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday evoked the possibility of terrorists bombing U.S. cities with nuclear weapons and questioned whether Sen. John Kerry could combat such a threat, which the vice president called a concept "you've got to get your mind around." "The biggest threat we face now as a nation is the possibility of terrorists ending up in the middle of one of our cities with deadlier weapons than have ever before been used against us — biological agents or a nuclear weapon or a chemical weapon of some kind to be able to threaten the...
  • Kerry and Terrorism

    10/20/2004 7:55:39 PM PDT · by BushCheney4ever · 13 replies · 388+ views
    Andy Wilcoxson research paper ^ | October 18, 2004 | Andy Wilcoxson
    October 18, 2004 Written by: Andy Wilcoxson Introduction John Kerry, the Democratic presidential candidate, is being given money by an Albanian terrorist organization known as the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA or UCK in Albanian). The KLA is currently smuggling weapons into Kosovo as part of a plot to attack American and other UN peacekeepers, should the UN Security Counsel refuse their demand for Kosovo's secession from Serbia and Montenegro. About the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA/UCK) In order to fully understand the significance of John Kerry's involvement with the KLA it is first necessary to understand what sort of an organization...
  • KERRY WOULD FIGHT TERRORISM BETTER. (Barf Alert, but you know that by reading the title.)

    10/20/2004 7:40:53 PM PDT · by Angel · 19 replies · 568+ views
    New Republic Online ^ | 10/20/04 | Spencer Ackerman
    ot even clear, declarative sentences--"I will hunt down and kill the terrorists wherever they are"--have saved John Kerry from the perception that he is too weak to fight the war on terrorism. An Annenberg poll released last week found that, by a 14-point margin, respondents trusted President Bush more than the Massachusetts senator to protect the nation from Al Qaeda. And it's not just Kerry's strength that is in question--it's his judgment. David CowlesWhen Kerry accused Bush of "diverting [his] attention from the real war on terror" against Al Qaeda by invading Iraq, the president's surrogates shot back that Kerry...
  • Kerry tells magazine he'd dump terror colors (find "some more thoughtful way of alerting America,")

    10/20/2004 12:02:44 PM PDT · by Michael Goldsberry · 48 replies · 823+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Associated Press
    NEW YORK -- Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says he would discontinue the color-coded terror alerts issued by the Department of Homeland Security and find "some more thoughtful way of alerting America," according to an interview in Rolling Stone magazine. "I think Americans, sadly, laugh at it," Kerry said, referring to the alerts in an interview to be published Friday in Rolling Stone. "They don't know what to do." Kerry said he felt "a sense of bitter disappointment" by the ads run by the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth that questioned his conduct and the medals he received as a...
  • The Kerry Terror Response System (after he discontinues DHS alerts)

    10/20/2004 12:12:59 PM PDT · by Prime Choice · 22 replies · 1,305+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 10/20/2004 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • Larry King Live Interview with Senator John Kerry About Terrorism

    10/18/2004 7:26:04 PM PDT · by focusandclarity · 14 replies · 866+ views
    Website:www.twa800.com updates2001.htm ^ | September 11, 2001 | Larry King Live Transcript
    Larry King Live September 11, 2001 KING: Senator Kerry did your -- did you committee on international operations and terrorism ever actually fear something like this? KERRY: ...."We have always known this could happen. We've warned about it. We've talked about it. I regret to say, as -- I served on the Intelligence Committee up until last year. I can remember after the bombings of the embassies, after TWA 800, we went through this flurry of activity, talking about it, but not really doing hard work of responding." ... Comment: Senator Kerry lumps TWA Flight 800 in with other admitted...
  • Kerry on Death Penalty for Terrorism -- Life Sentence is Worse!

    10/18/2004 4:01:58 PM PDT · by TFine80 · 19 replies · 519+ views
    Congressional Record -- Senate -- 101st Cong. 1st Sess. -- 135 Cong Rec S 14227 | October 26, 1989 | Kerry
    Mr. KERRY. Mr. President, anyone who intentionally murders an American citizen in cold blood as a political killing has committed a crime that deserves the most terrible punishment that any civilized country can impose. The great irony of the Specter legislation is that by imposing the death penalty on terrorists who murder Americans abroad, is that we are doing the one thing that would make it most likely that they would never face justice in the United States. As Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Gregorie told me in testimony before the subcommittee I Chair, the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Narcotics, the...
  • Political Cartoon: What a Nuisance, by:Ramirez LA Times

    10/17/2004 6:11:07 PM PDT · by Birdlady · 30 replies · 3,321+ views
    LA Times | Oct 14, 1004 | Michael Ramirez
    I'm not sure how to do this and hope it is done correctly. Please delete if a dupe. I did not find it on search. This cartoon was in the Houston Chronicle today, Sunday Oct 17, 2004, but on tracking down the origin, it was in the LA Times Oct 14..... In any case, it depicts Kerry's "nuisance" statement quite succinctly!
  • Kerry taken to task on terror remark. Vice president says senator's mind-set is 'unacceptable'

    10/16/2004 9:42:05 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 11 replies · 995+ views
    South Bend Tribune ^ | Oct. 16, 2004 | LOU MUMFORD
    BERRIEN SPRINGS -- A recent remark by Democratic presidential contender John Kerry that he wants to reduce terrorism to "a nuisance'' is the sign of "an unacceptable mind-set,'' Vice President Dick Cheney said Friday. Prior to the start of a roundtable discussion at Hopper's Family Restaurant, 9675 Old U.S. 31, Cheney strongly criticized Kerry for making the comment in a story published Sunday in the New York Times magazine. "I thought about that. I thought, 'When has terrorism only been a nuisance?' '' Cheney said in the small, packed restaurant. After labeling the remark an indication of "an unacceptable mind-set,''...
  • The New Nuisance Level Alert System

    10/13/2004 8:21:14 PM PDT · by AZChick · 22 replies · 707+ views
    The revamped terror alert system in John Kerry's world.
  • KERRY'S NUISANCE NUANCE (Soros, Kerry leftie Europhiles)

    10/14/2004 2:54:08 AM PDT · by Liz · 2 replies · 343+ views
    NY POST ^ | 10/14/04 | LETTERS
    --SNIP-- The main problem with changing the War on Terror from a military back into a law-enforcement conflict is that in law enforcement, the terror-criminal has to commit the crime first before being brought to justice. This is precisely the reason Bill Clinton admitted that he turned down the offer of Osama bin Laden by the Sudanese, way before the attack on 9/11. Clinton said that he knew that bin Laden wanted to harm Americans, but he didn't have a legal reason to accept the offer. Wrong plan — wrong then and wrong now. Carolina Garza Sudbury, Mass. **** Treating...
  • Kerry's scary on terrorism-Unchanged by 9/11, he says, and no real ideas about what to do

    10/13/2004 1:10:32 AM PDT · by kattracks · 16 replies · 612+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 10/13/04 | Michael Goodwin
    In recent weeks, I was beginning to think that maybe, just maybe, John Kerry was waking up to the need to be ruthless on terrorism. He talked increasingly tough, saying in the second debate, "I will not stop in our effort to hunt down and kill the terrorists." Boy, do I feel stupid. Comes now startling evidence that Kerry doesn't have a plan, or even much of a thought, about the greatest problem in the world today. During long interviews on the subject with The New York Times Magazine, Kerry seemed to play down terrorism. He even made the shocking...
  • The Bush-Kerry Consensus

    10/12/2004 5:24:44 PM PDT · by Axion · 5 replies · 525+ views
    STRATFOR ^ | October 12, 2004 | George Friedman
    During the two debates held so far, we have learned three things. First, that George W. Bush never made a mistake. Second, that John Kerry would never have made any of the mistakes Bush made, and that he does not intend to make any mistakes in the future. Third, and most important, that there is precious little substantial disagreement between the two candidates on war strategy going forward. Whatever Kerry has had to say about Bush's execution of the war in the past, he has made it clear that he will continue what Bush calls the "War on Terror"...
  • Kerry's Undeclared War :: He doesn't believe we are really at war

    10/09/2004 6:55:00 PM PDT · by PJBlogger · 69 replies · 2,306+ views
    New York Times Magazine ^ | October 10,2004 | Matt Bai
    As New York and Washington were under attack on Sept. 11, 2001, a film crew happened to come upon John Kerry leaving the Capitol. The brief moment of footage, included in a BBC documentary called ''Clear the Skies,'' tells us something, perhaps, about Kerry in a crisis. The camera captures Congressional aides and visitors, clearly distraught and holding onto one another, streaming down the back steps of the Capitol building in near panic, following the bellowed instructions of anxious police. Off to one side of the screen, there is Kerry, alone, his long legs carrying him calmly down the steps,...
  • Kerry 'too weak' to win War on Terror

    10/08/2004 12:19:14 PM PDT · by QQQQQ · 19 replies · 798+ views
    UK Times ^ | Oct. 7, 2004 | Roland Watson
    PRESIDENT BUSH sought to redraw the presidential battlelines yesterday, accusing John Kerry of being too weak to win the War on Terror. “In Iraq Senator Kerry has a strategy for retreat,” Mr Bush said. “In the War on Terror, he is proposing policies of weakness that would weaken America and make the world more dangerous.” He picked up Mr Kerry’s remark, delivered in his acceptance speech at the Democratic convention in Boston, that he would not hesitate to unleash attacks if terrorists hit America. The US could not wait until the next attack until it responded, Mr Bush said, but...
  • Kerry says threat of terrorism is exaggerated

    10/08/2004 8:29:50 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 80 replies · 3,305+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | January 30, 2004 | Brian DuBose
    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts said during last night's Democratic presidential debate that the threat of terrorism has been exaggerated.     "I think there has been an exaggeration," Mr. Kerry said when asked whether President Bush has overstated the threat of terrorism. "They are misleading all Americans in a profound way."
  • Kerry/Edwards Voted Against Funding the Hunt for Bin Laden

    10/06/2004 3:35:41 PM PDT · by Go Gordon · 26 replies · 1,207+ views
    Cheney/Edwards Debate ^ | 10/06/04 | Go Gordon
    All along the campaign trail Kerry and Edwards have complained about the "$200 billion" being spent in Iraq. Kerry and Edwards have also complained that the Bush administration "took its eye off the ball in Afghanistan and the hunt for Bin Laden by going to Iraq". In the debate last night, VP Cheney slapped down Edwards' allegation that the US was spending $200 billion in Iraq by pointing out that the $187 billion appropriation (I'm sure everyone remembers this one - its the one that Kerry vote for, before he voted against it) included $60 billion to fund our efforts...
  • Debate 2004 - Kerry: "Every Muslim on earth fears a second Bush term." Bush: "No sh*t Sherlock"

    10/04/2004 1:26:09 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 12 replies · 932+ views
    Broken Newz ^ | 10/1/04 | Robert Krupto
    Transcript, first Presidential debate 9/30/04, Miami Florida. Moderator: Senator Kerry, as you know, some have accused President Bush of alienating friendly Muslim nations in his war on terrorism. As President, how will you go about repairing relationships with friendly Muslim nations? John Kerry: Well, first, let me say this. President Bush has waged a war of unmitigated destruction upon the Muslim nations of Iraq and Afghanistan. He has refused to differentiate between Muslim fundamentalist and Muslim terrorists, thereby making enemies out of potential terrorists before they actually become terrorists. Moreover, he has indiscriminately bombed hot-bed Iraqi cities—such as Falluja and...
  • Kerry's War With Osama

    10/02/2004 7:00:41 PM PDT · by Americanchild · 1 replies · 142+ views
    Senator Kerry has been very frightening on many levels, but something he said at the debate leapt out at me. Is it possible that he really believes that the war on terror is all about Bin Laden? That when he is caught, it's all over? This is afterall not some punk off the street who has only a meager understanding of foreign affairs; this is a U.S. Senator who has crucial intelligence at his disposal! Is he really this misguided, or just absolutely evil enough to sell out America for his own poliical gain?
  • What Will John Kerry Do In The War?

    10/03/2004 2:47:14 PM PDT · by Ramman · 30 replies · 609+ views
    rammansopinion, Trucknet ^ | 3 OCT 04 | Ramman
    During the debate on foriegn policy, Sn. John Kerry said of going into Iraq, "We had Saddam Hussein trapped." And in a speech at New York University, New York, NY, September 20, 2004: "I would have tightened the noose and continued to pressure and isolate Saddam Hussein--who was weak and getting weaker-- so that he would pose no threat to the region or America." Yet, in a speech before the Committee on Armed Services and Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, Joint Hearing, September 3, 1998, Kerry Expressed Opposition to ``Policy of Containment:'' "So we've got a major set of...
  • Terrorists Safe From New Bunker Buster, Because Kerry Will "Shut That Program Down" (Vanity)

    10/01/2004 1:12:52 AM PDT · by zencycler · 36 replies · 681+ views
    self
    Among the other sound-bytes Kerry provided for the Bush campaign tonight, let's not miss out on this one. All Bush has to do in his next ad is just list all the weapons system that Kerry voted against, followed by the clip of Kerry saying "I'm going to shut that program down". The ad can end with "Don't let Kerry shut-down the development of the weapons our soldiers need to fight terrorists." Heck, this could even be an RNC ad if they don't tell you who to vote for, since it's advocating the issue of developing new weaponry. Okay, for...
  • Kerry should explain how he will get allies for U.S.

    09/26/2004 3:10:36 PM PDT · by StJacques · 7 replies · 437+ views
    September 26, 2004 | StJacques
    I have watched John Kerry promise the American people in numerous campaign speeches this year that his administration will be much more successful in securing assistance from "America's traditional allies" to support the U.S. in the war on terror. Almost from the beginning of his run for the White House he has criticized the Bush administration, and I believe unjustly, for alienating friendly nations, ignoring the U.N., and deciding to go it alone in Iraq, leaving the American people to pay the cost in blood and treasure. But while Kerry's promises to secure meaningful support for the U.S. have been...
  • Kerry: Bush Dropped Ball on Terror with War in Iraq

    09/26/2004 8:15:49 AM PDT · by The Real Indepman · 20 replies · 625+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sep 24, 2004 | By Patricia Wilson
    "As president, I will finish the job in Iraq and refocus our energies on the real war on terror." I think most of us understand what his real plan is versus his flip flopping rhetoric. American's understand why he has taken so many positions on the Iraq and GWOT issue, because at some point in the future whether elected or not he can point back and say SEE, I said that would happen or we should've done this or that. From what I've gathered here is Kerry's real 4 point plan... 1. Cut and run from Iraq [bring troops hom...
  • Bush Camp Paints Kerry As Terrorists' Champion

    09/26/2004 10:20:42 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 20 replies · 599+ views
    Turkish Press ^ | Sept. 26, 2004 | AFP
    CRAWFORD, Texas, Sept 25 (AFP) - US President George W. Bush and his allies are increasingly warning voters that Democratic White House hopeful John Kerry is undermining the war on terrorism and US-led efforts in Iraq. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi at the White House on Thursday, Bush said Kerry's criticisms of his handling of Iraq "can embolden an enemy" and "can dispirit the Iraqi people." Vice President Dick Cheney warned on September 7 that if Kerry wins the November 2 election "then the danger is that we'll get hit again, that we'll be hit in a...
  • Kerry vows 'smarter' terror war

    09/25/2004 1:07:50 PM PDT · by Gucho · 88 replies · 962+ views
    Kerry vows 'smarter' terror war Agencies Philadelphia: Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry yesterday outlined his plan for a "tougher, smarter" war on terror. Kerry, who has stepped up his attacks on President George W. Bush over Iraq in the last week, yesterday sought to cut Bush's hefty lead among voters on the issue of terrorism in a speech at Temple University in Philadelphia. The Massachusetts senator said he would "fight a tougher, smarter, more effective war on terror. My priority will be to find and capture or kill the terrorists before they get us". He accused Bush of a series...
  • Kerry faults Bush over Bin Laden

    09/24/2004 11:29:53 AM PDT · by anonymoussierra · 38 replies · 755+ views
    BBC News ^ | BBC news
    US Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry has accused President George W Bush of neglecting the war against terror by invading Iraq. He said Mr Bush's strategy had made defeating terrorism more difficult. "The invasion of Iraq was a profound diversion from the battle against our greatest enemy, al-Qaeda," Mr Kerry said in a speech in Philadelphia. With just under 40 days until the presidential poll, Mr Kerry has stepped up his attacks on Mr Bush over Iraq. The two candidates are due to meet in the first presidential debate on Thursday which will focus on foreign policy and homeland security....
  • Kerry Outlines Strategy Against Terrorism

    09/24/2004 1:12:08 AM PDT · by BigWaveBetty · 36 replies · 673+ views
    AP ^ | 9-24-2004 | MARY DALRYMPLE, Associated Press Writer
    PHILADELPHIA - John Kerry (news - web sites), intensifying his assault on President Bush (news - web sites)'s record fighting terrorism, is outlining a detailed strategy to contain terrorists and bolster national security. In a speech for delivery at Temple University, Kerry sought to describe a path that would improve America's prestige in the world and reduce the country's vulnerability to terrorists. "Our goal is that at the end of that, people will say, 'This guy will seek and defeat the terrorist,'" said spokesman Mike McCurry. Kerry planned to outline his strategy against terrorism on Friday, a day after telling...
  • Bush Suggests Kerry Cannot Lead War on Terror

    09/22/2004 7:23:39 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 27 replies · 782+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sept. 22, 2004 | David Morgan
    KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (Reuters) - President Bush suggested on Wednesday that Democrat John Kerry's aggressive new attacks on the White House's Iraq policy show that the Massachusetts senator may not be up to the task of leading the broader war on terrorism. In a sharp verbal counterpunch at a campaign stop in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, Bush accused Kerry of wavering from his early backing of military intervention in Iraq as the Nov. 2 election approaches. "He has had many different positions on Iraq. Incredibly, this week he said he would prefer the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein to...