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  • 120 nations accuse US top court of violating law over Iran

    05/05/2016 5:06:55 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 5, 2016 7:17 PM EDT | Edith M. Lederer
    The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement headed by Iran accused the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to victims of attacks linked to the country. A communiqué issued by the NAM’s Coordinating Bureau follows an Iranian appeal to the United Nations last week to intervene with the U.S. government to prevent the loss of their funds. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called the ruling an “outrageous robbery, disguised under a court order.” The NAM, comprising mainly developing countries, called the U.S. waiver of “the sovereign...
  • Manufacturers: Ozone standard could be most costly regulation ever

    07/31/2014 9:09:38 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 31, 2014 | Benjamin Goad
    A looming Obama administration rule aimed at updating the federal ozone standard could be the single most expensive federal regulation in U.S. history, according to a new study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The proposal, expected to be unveiled by year’s end, could lead to millions of lost jobs, $2.2 trillion in compliance costs and a $3.4 trillion blow to gross domestic product between 2017 and 2040, according to the 142-page study. The analysis does not take potential public health benefits into account. NAM President Jay Timmons contends the regulation would saddle manufacturers with a new regulatory...
  • Joe Biden: U.S. needs ‘constant, unrelenting stream’ of immigrants (Happy Bastille Day!)

    06/11/2014 5:50:44 PM PDT · by equalator · 36 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6-11-2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Vice President Joseph R. Biden told a National Association of Manufacturers’ crowd this week that what the United States needed was more, not fewer, immigrants. Specifically, he called for a “constant, unrelenting stream” of new immigrants — “not dribbling [but] significant flows,” to bolster the national economy, The Hill reported.
  • Three Iowa Democratic congressmen targeted by ad campaign

    09/14/2011 9:51:20 PM PDT · by iowamark · 4 replies · 1+ views
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 14 September 2011 | James Q. Lynch
    Three Iowa Democratic congressmen are being targeted in a million-dollar campaign by groups that say the National Labor Relations Board is overstepping its authority by dictating where businesses can and cannot create jobs. U.S. Reps. Bruce Braley, Dave Loebsack and Leonard Boswell are among 16 House members who are the focus of the national radio and web video ad campaign sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers and National Federation of Independent Business. They are being encouraged to vote for HR 2587, the Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act. The legislation is a response to the NLRB’s “recent wave of...
  • The Claims of MG Jan Sejna: Crafted Nonsense

    07/29/2010 8:06:57 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 5 replies · 2+ views
    MIA Facts Web site ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    Summary. In the early 1990s, during the tenure of the Senate Select Committee on POW-MIAs, a witness appeared who told a story about US POWs from the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Major General Jan Sejna, a defector who had fled from Czechoslovakia to the US in 1968, claimed that he knew of a program whereby US POWs from Korea and Vietnam were used in medical experiments in Korea, Russia, and Czechoslovakia. Sejna's story was made more believable by the fact that he had served for years as a consultant to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), a position he still held...
  • Exclusive: ‘Muslims-Only’ Enclave Thrives In Philadelphia

    07/02/2010 6:13:47 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 48 replies · 4+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | May 20, 2010 | Paul Williams, Ph.D.
    Thanks to U.S. taxpayers, an Islamic enclave is being carved out of the heart of the City of Brotherly Love. And how generous have you been with your tax dollars? You just gave $1.6 billion for the privilege of turning over all this cash to the Islamic community. The person doing the carving is Kenny Gamble, the author of such hit songs as “Love Train” and “Me and Mrs. Jones.” So far Americans have shelled out $1.6 billion in federal grants, loans, and “charitable” gifts to create an alleged “Muslims-only” community. A convert to Islam, Gamble, now known as Luqman...
  • Capping Jobs

    08/13/2009 5:27:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies · 892+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 13, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Cap-And-Trade: The administration likes to defend bad policies with analogies to the post office. New studies from a business group and the administration itself confirm that cap-and-trade belongs in the dead-letter bin.Along with Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Rep. Ed Markey likens the cost of the Waxman-Markey cap-and trade bill to "about a postage stamp a day," based on estimates made by the Congressional Budget Office and the EPA. But as we and others have shown, they arrive at this magical number in part by ignoring the hit on gross domestic product and employment that will occur. As Garret Vaughan, economist...
  • National Association of Manufacturers Blasts Obama Budget:"Will Stifle Our Economy"

    02/26/2009 2:55:58 PM PST · by quesney · 35 replies · 1,405+ views
    NAM follows Chamber of Commerce with a first: Criticizing the Messiah for the first time for his bad policies. ------------------ At a time when our country is mired in a severe recession, suffering from rising job losses and a financial system in turmoil, the high taxes and anti-investment provisions proposed in the Administration’s budget plan will stifle our economy’s ability to recover, grow and create jobs. As a strong supporter of the recently-enacted legislation to stimulate economic recovery and growth, we are extremely concerned that the Administration’s proposed budget will take us in exactly the wrong direction. The benefits of...
  • Threat Matrix: July 2008

    07/02/2008 7:02:59 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,101 replies · 9,633+ views
    Al-Qaeda Draws New Recruits Via Internet Al-Qaeda is using the Internet to recruit vulnerable young people to its terrorist network, according to a programme aired on Saudi Arabian TV late on Tuesday. Umm Osama, the founder of al-Qaeda's first women-only website, al-Khansa, joined several others on the programme to discuss how they renounced jihadist ideology. Among those who sought a response to this question was an imam from the Medina mosque, Saleh Ibn Awad al-Mudamsi, and the father of a young al-Qaeda suspect held in an Iraqi prison. Read More Qaeda Targets U.S. Oil Interests in North Africa U.S....
  • We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam

    07/19/2008 10:29:49 AM PDT · by XR7 · 43 replies · 1,251+ views
    Amazon ^ | 7/19/08
    In their stunning follow-up to the classic bestseller, We Were Soldiers Once...and Young, Lt. Gen. Hal Moore and Joe Galloway return to Vietnam and reflect on how the war changed them, their men, their enemies, and both countries—often with surprising results. More than fifteen years since its original publication, the number one New York Times bestseller, We Were Soldiers Once...and Young is still required reading in all branches of the military. Now Moore and Galloway revisit their relationships with ten American veterans of the battle—men such as Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley and helicopter pilot Bruce "Old Snake" Crandall—as well as...
  • Crew chief awarded Purple Heart after 39-year wait

    08/13/2007 6:34:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 166+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Senior Airman Patrice Clarke
    8/13/2007 - MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFPN) -- Wayne Sufficool vividly remembers what happened to him Feb. 19, 1968, when he was a crew chief on the RF-4C aircraft at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam. It was the day the flightline area he was working on was hit with more than 40 rounds of 122 mm mortar rounds. Now Mr. Sufficool has another date that will be permanently etched in his memory. On Aug. 9, in the presence of his son, Bradley, his daughter-in-law, Vanessa, and more than 120 6th Air Mobility Wing maintainers and base members,...
  • Humble hero visits RAF Lakenheath (MOH around his neck. Nam Vet)

    08/09/2007 5:19:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 423+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Airman Torri Ingalsbe
    8/9/2007 - ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England (AFPN) -- "I don't have anything really profound to say," said Col. Leo Thorsness, retired Air Force fighter pilot and Medal of Honor recipient. The colonel, who visited RAF Lakenheath Aug. 7 to speak to Airmen about the importance of teamwork and families as part of a successful military, received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Vietnam. Colonel Thorsness took the stage with a spring in his step and not looking all of his 75 years. He had bright eyes and many smiles as he recalled stories which focused on...
  • A quickie with...(Vietnam deserter) Mark Shapiro

    07/09/2007 6:17:00 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 11 replies · 699+ views ^ | 07/09/2007 | Paul O'Mahony
    On July 4th 1968, Mark Shapiro was among a group of seven deserters and a draft resister who turned up on the lawn of the US Embassy in Stockholm to stage a sit-down protest against the war in Vietnam. A leading figure in the Stockholm branch of the American Deserters Committee, Shapiro had recently deserted from Vietnam - he came to Sweden via a Japanese fishing boat and a Soviet ship.
  • The New Cold War

    09/28/2006 6:43:25 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 7 replies · 561+ views
    NRO ^ | 28 Sept 06 | Mario Loyola
    Hugo Chávez and the Non-Aligned Movement. By Mario Loyola Behind the spectacle of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez’s insults against the West lurks something more sinister than meets the eye. Chávez seeks to lead the Non-Aligned Movement in a new cold war of race, class, and nationalism, to be fought everywhere on earth, chiefly against the United States. And before he’s done, he may hurt his people and ours more than he can imagine. In the 1950s, from the ashes of Europe’s colonial empires, there arose a wave of new “nations,” soon to be called the “third world.” Usually defined by...
  • Non-Aligned Movement demands Israeli military withdrawal from Gaza (Chavez-Castro and other ilk)

    09/14/2006 7:50:53 PM PDT · by hipaatwo · 19 replies · 458+ views
    The Non-Aligned Movement demanded at a summit in Havana that Israel withdraw its troops from Gaza, release jailed Palestinian officials and repair damage caused by its military operations. A draft declaration to be adopted by leaders of the NAM countries also expresses "grave concern about the deterioration of the situation ... in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, as a result of the unlawful policies and practices being carried out by Israel." Ministers preparing the full summit, which starts on Friday, agreed late Wednesday on a document that condemned Israel for what they called "the continuing killing and injury...
  • The Truth Hurts (Viet Nam-Sudetenland Redux)

    09/01/2006 6:33:05 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 4 replies · 328+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 1 September 2006 | Staff
    Speaking before the American Legion convention this week, the secretary of defense aptly dared to compare the voices of today’s critics of the war on terror and our policies toward Iran and North Korea with the sentiment that took root in the 1930s. To wit: “If only the growing threats that had begun to emerge in Europe and Asia could be appeased,” a repeat of World War I could be avoided. He also observed that our “mainstream” media (and their Democratic allies, we might add) ignore the successes of Iraqi democracy, focusing instead on body counts and car bombs, on...
  • The Return of the Non-Aligned Movement

    06/27/2006 10:21:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 18 replies · 695+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 6/27/2006 | Robert T. McLean
    Set against the backdrop of decolonization and an international environment split between Cold War superpowers, both weak and newly independent states formed a bloc that became known as the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). While essentially contradictory from its inception, it was not until the collapse of the U.S.S.R. and the Warsaw Pact that NAM became largely irrelevant in a seemingly tranquil and unipolar world. However, contemporary attempts to challenge America's global leadership have caused the organization to drastically improve its standing. Between the 27th and 30th of May, the foreign ministers of the Non-Aligned countries met in Putrajaya, Malaysia. A 60-page...
  • Select Team of Experts Working to Bring MIA Troops Home

    06/06/2006 4:36:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 306+ views
    HANOI, Vietnam, June 6, 2006 – Aging witnesses and more urban areas are making it harder to find remains or evidence of missing American servicemembers in Vietnam, but a select group of experts here works year-round to fulfill the U.S. military's pledge to leave no man behind. A team from the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command along with several locally hired Vietnamese workers clean up a recovery site to prepare it to be photographed in 2004. The site is located in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. Photo by Sgt. Douglas Stubblefield, USMC    The seven-member team -- four servicemembers and three...
  • China's Reserves Soar: NAM Says The Time Has Come For China To Re-Value Its Currency

    04/29/2006 12:51:31 PM PDT · by Paul Ross · 10 replies · 774+ views
    Manufacturing & Technology News ^ | April 17, 2006 | Richard McCormack
    April 17, 2006    Volume 13, No. 8 China's Reserves Soar: NAM Says The Time Has Come For China To Re-Value Its Currency BY RICHARD McCORMACK It has become "imperative" for the Department of Treasury to declare that China is manipulating its currency, says Pat Mears, director of international commercial affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers. Further evidence of China's manipulation is that nation's growing currency reserves. They have risen to $848 billion, and are now the largest in the world, surpassing those of Japan's at $837 billion. "China's currency reserves are nearing half of China's total gross...
  • Iran's reformist opposition criticises nuclear policies

    09/26/2005 9:09:11 AM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 2 replies · 325+ views
    Khaleej Times Online ^ | 26 September 2005 | (DPA)
    TEHERAN - Iran's reformist opposition criticized the nation's nuclear policies as it may bring Iran before the United Nations Security Council and lead to sanctions, ILNA news agency reported on Monday. The spokesman for the MJM faction, Rassoul Montajabnia, told ILNA that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government had made a political mistake by skipping the Europeans in favour of members of the Non-Aligned Movement. The new Iranian administration has decided to increase nuclear negotiations with the NAM member states as well as Russia and China and sever talks with the European Union trio Britain, France and Germany, the main negotiating partners...
  • Iran and Syria, strategic allies

    08/06/2005 4:44:49 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 16 replies · 557+ views
    Tehran Times ^ | August 7, 2005 | By Hassan Hanizadeh
    Syrian President Bashar Assad is scheduled to arrive in Tehran today for an official visit to Iran in order to hold discussions on Tehran-Damascus bilateral cooperation in all political, economic, and cultural spheres. Due to their common anti-Zionist stance and their resistance to Zionist expansionism in the region, both Syria and Iran have been targets of U.S. propaganda campaigns for the past 25 years. Syria, which is located in the heart of the Middle East, has always played a significant role in regional political developments since the late Hafez Assad assumed the presidency in 1970. Syria’s active role in the...
  • Former 1st ID Soldiers reunite in nation’s capital (BIG RED 1 Vets)

    07/28/2005 5:27:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 462+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | July 28, 2005 | Spc. Joe Alger
    First Infantry Division veterans met for the 87th time at the Society of the 1st Infantry Division’s annual reunion July 20-24. The reunion not only afforded veterans the opportunity to visit the sites in Washington and take in a concert by the U.S. Army Choir, but also to re-kindle old friendships. “It’s great for all the veterans to get together and talk about what we’ve been through,” said Paul Leifholtz, who served with the 1st ID from 1966-67. “I’ve been to five of these,” said Bill Baty, 1st ID Soldier from 1965-66. “It’s a healing process to see people you...
  • WSJ: Cafta's Benefits - The 'loss of sovereignty' and other myths.

    07/27/2005 4:56:15 AM PDT · by OESY · 40 replies · 860+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 27, 2005 | Editorial
    ...Cafta opens the way for more U.S. products going south. The agreement also boosts intellectual property protection in Cafta countries, as well as competition in financial and other services in which the U.S. excels. American farmers alone expect to increase exports to Central America by some $1.5 billion a year. All that goes away if Cafta fails. We are also told that Cafta can't work because the North American Free Trade Agreement of 1994 didn't work.... Ross Perot's prediction of a "giant sucking sound" proved to be a fantasy. But what about "the trade deficit"? Well, the National Association of...
  • China and Russia to boost strategic partnership

    06/23/2005 1:15:50 PM PDT · by familyop · 13 replies · 438+ views
    Viet Nam News Agency ^ | 22JUN05 | Viet Nam News Agency
    Beijing (VNA) - President Hu Jintao said both China and Russia want to further promote their strategic partnership. In an interview with ITAR-TASS in Beijing on June 21, President Hu said that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have established a close and friendly relationship. The two leaders have met each other eight times to frankly exchange their views. China and Russia have supported each other on important issues relating to national sovereignty and territorial integrity. Cooperation between the two countries in the areas of politics, economics, trade, and military has increasingly expanded. Two-way trade increased by more than 20...
  • Protesters heckle Vietnamese prime minister [In Seattle.]

    06/20/2005 3:28:20 AM PDT · by familyop · 16 replies · 939+ views
    The first day of a historic U.S. visit by Vietnam's prime minister had a rocky start yesterday, as hundreds of noisy protesters lined the street outside his Seattle hotel and others heckled him at an afternoon news conference. Images from Phan Van Khai's visit." Phan Van Khai, the first Vietnamese prime minister to visit the United States in the 30 years since the Vietnam War ended, yesterday kicked off his weeklong, multistate tour by urging Vietnamese emigres to help strengthen relations between the two nations. Vietnamese Americans must recognize they "have the same roots," Khai said through an interpreter. "The...
  • Tribute befitting a legend (Medal of Honor Recipient, Catholic Priest, Vietnam Veteran Remembered)

    05/22/2005 8:27:02 PM PDT · by Coleus · 17 replies · 2,379+ views
    Newark Star Ledger ^ | 05.19.05 | ROBERT E. MISSECK
    He was a Vietnam legend, the priest. Ralph Oriscello first heard about him while treating injured soldiers at the 93rd Evacuation Hospital in South Vietnam in the fall of 1967. One after another, the soldiers told the story of how the priest, unarmed except for a crucifix and a prayer, ran into the middle of a mortar firestorm and dragged wounded men to safety. As the battle escalated and the casualties mounted, so did the priest's momentum. With mortar shells exploding all around him, he brought back one injured man after another, saving lives and comforting souls. "Many of the...
  • Winning America's "Lost" War (Semper Fi!!!)

    05/05/2005 9:16:14 PM PDT · by PerfidyWatch · 68 replies · 1,246+ views ^ | May 5, 2005 | Carlton Sherwood
    Winning America's "Lost" War By Carlton Sherwood | May 5, 2005 Thirty years ago, Americans were transfixed by the chaotic images flickering across their TV screens. Hordes of frantic South Vietnamese men, women and children desperately clinging to the U.S. Embassy fence in Saigon, pleading for escape. Chinook helicopters teetering precariously on the embassy roof, evacuating the last Americans even as North Vietnamese Communist Army tanks rolled into the outskirts of the city. Huey gunships, the very symbol of American combat power in Vietnam, commandeered by fleeing South Vietnamese Army pilots, either ditched into the sea or pushed overboard...
  • A DIFFERENT VISTA: For some, the Vietnam War never ended

    05/05/2005 5:10:38 PM PDT · by AZHua87 · 12 replies · 557+ views
    Thirty years ago the last American troops left Vietnam. More than 58,000 Americans died in that unpopular war, and hundreds of thousands were wounded or injured. Thousands more carry invisible scars from intense and prolonged combat. Returning soldiers faced an indifferent or hostile citizenry. Frustrated at the slaughter and cost of the war, the protesters vented their anger on the brave soldiers who had endured a year in hell. The protesters cursed at Vietnam veterans, and spat upon them and called them baby killers. I commanded an infantry company during my second tour in Vietnam. Fighting in the jungles and...
  • Sometimes, it simply isn't Vietnam

    04/29/2005 3:11:47 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 41 replies · 1,682+ views
    USA Today | April 28, 2005 | Jonah Goldberg
    Title and link only.

    04/22/2005 7:31:09 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 179 replies · 2,163+ views
    New York Post ^ | 04/22/05 | Editorial
    There's a right way and a wrong way to protest Jane Fonda for her anti-Amer ican behavior of the past. Unfortunately, Vietnam vet Michael Smith picked the wrong way this week. Fonda has much for which to answer. While her famously infamous behavior in North Vietnam may not have reached the legal threshold for treason, surely she was there in spirit.
  • Then Vietnam; today Iraq (Mr. Jane Fonda - Tom Hayden)

    03/25/2005 8:24:43 AM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 10 replies · 772+ views
    Ann Arbor News ^ | 3-25-05 | Jo Collins Mathis
    Then Vietnam; today Iraq U-M marks 40th anniversary of first teach-in Friday, March 25, 2005 BY JO COLLINS MATHIS News Staff Reporter Tom Hayden sees parallels between the 1960s, when he joined the early protest movement against the Vietnam War on the University of Michigan campus, and 2005, when there are relatively few students protesting the war in Iraq. Hayden, the keynote speaker at Thursday night's 40th anniversary commemoration of the U-M faculty's teach-in against the Vietnam War, said it's time for students to speak up and end education, politics and business as usual. Speaking to an auditorium filled mostly...
  • CBS Paints Making People Pay Their Bills as Pay Off to Business

    02/21/2005 10:20:54 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 19 replies · 1,625+ views
    MRC ^ | Monday February 21, 2005 | BrentBaker
    CBS anchor Dan Rather on Friday characterized class action lawsuit reform as "the first in a hoped-for series of big wins for big business," before Thalia Assuras warned that "what's good for big business" in a proposed bankruptcy reform bill "could be bad for individuals like Jane Brack, who almost three years ago was charging her mortgage payments on credit cards." Assuras fretted that if the bill passes, "many people who file for bankruptcy could be forced to pay back some of their debts rather than having them wiped out." Yes, such people would no longer be able to effectively...
  • Leaders congratulate 55th anniversary of Viet Nam-Russia diplomatic ties

    01/29/2005 7:13:48 PM PST · by familyop · 5 replies · 368+ views
    Vietnam News Agency ^ | 29JAN05 | Vietnam News Agency
    Ha Noi (VNA) -- President Tran Duc Luong and Prime Minister Phan Van Khai exchanged messages of congratulations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and PremierMikhail Fradkov. In their messages, the Vietnamese leaders wrote: "Viet Nam and the Russian Federation (the former Soviet Union) officially established their diplomatic ties on Jan. 30, 1950, creating a foundation for the traditionally friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries for the last half of century. "Over the past 55 years, the Vietnamese and Russian people have mutually fostered and developed the traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries. "A joint communique...
  • NAM Says Strong December Indicates 2005 Will Be Good Year for Manufacturing

    01/10/2005 2:25:46 PM PST · by bayourod · 4 replies · 172+ views
    National Association of Manufacturers ^ | Jan 3, 2005 | David Huether
    National Association of Manufacturers President John Engler today welcomed the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business for December as an indicator that manufacturing “will have a great year in 2005.” The report said that economic activity in manufacturing grew for the 19th consecutive month, while the overall economy grew for the 38th consecutive month. The ISM’s PMI index registered 58.6 percent in December, an increase of 0.8 percent over the 57.8 the month before. ”With last month’s PMI index reaching its highest level since August and new orders at a 11-month high, today’s report shows that the manufacturing...
  • US Identifies Airmen Killed in Laos in Vietnam War

    11/02/2004 12:28:19 PM PST · by Michael Goldsberry · 28 replies · 186+ views
    Reuters ^ | Will Dunham
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six U.S. airmen killed when their plane went down in Laos in 1966 in the Vietnam War have been identified with genetic tests and other methods, the Pentagon (news - web sites) said on Tuesday. They were crew members aboard an AC-47 "Spooky" gunship that was flying a nighttime reconnaissance mission over southern Laos when it went down in flames on June 23, 1966, in a heavily wooded area in Khannouan Province, the Pentagon said. The six Air Force airmen will be buried as a group at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Friday with full military...
  • Mystery Surrounds Kerry's (Dishonorable ?) Navy Discharge

    10/16/2004 9:03:20 AM PDT · by Mark 42 · 22 replies · 2,027+ views
    New York Sun ^ | 13 Oct 2004 | THOMAS LIPSCOMB
    Mystery Surrounds Kerry's Navy Discharge BY THOMAS LIPSCOMB - Special to the Sun October 13, 2004 An official Navy document on Senator Kerry's campaign Web site listed as Mr. Kerry's "Honorable Discharge from the Reserves" opens a door on a well kept secret about his military service. The document is a form cover letter in the name of the Carter administration's secretary of the Navy, W. Graham Claytor. It describes Mr. Kerry's discharge as being subsequent to the review of "a board of officers." This in it self is unusual. There is nothing about an ordinary honorable discharge action in...
  • Cong for Kerry - More support from Communists

    10/16/2004 2:44:42 AM PDT · by Socrates1 · 11 replies · 664+ views
    See link ^ | Saturday, August 21, 2004 | By Margie Mason / Associated Press
    Cong for Kerry Nightline interview at VC village where Kerry got his questionable Silver Star. VC display extraordinary memory of a 35 year old event, that mysteroiusly coincides with third version of Kerrys SS citation.
  • Time to Freep another poll

    10/13/2004 11:13:14 AM PDT · by Scales · 11 replies · 540+ views
    Time to Freep another poll. Should John Kerry respond to the charges made by POW's in the Documentary?
  • Vietnam POWs Slam Kerry in Documentary

    09/10/2004 9:51:42 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 13 replies · 853+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | 10 September, 2004
    Vietnam POWs Slam Kerry in DocumentaryBy Jeff GannonTalon NewsSeptember 10, 2004WASHINGTON (Talon News) -- The presidential campaign of Democratic Sen. John Kerry suffered another blow Thursday with the release of a new documentary. The 45-minute film features 13 former Vietnam prisoners of war who tell of how they were physically tortured by their communist captors and threatened with execution for war crimes. The evidence against them was based on the testimony of Navy Lieutenant John Kerry before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in 1971."Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal" was produced by Carlton Sherwood, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and...
  • Stolen Honor Website Up

    08/25/2004 7:09:27 PM PDT · by gilliam · 56 replies · 3,337+ views
    A website for the documentary "Stolen Honor" “Stolen Honor” investigates how John Kerry’s actions during the Vietnam era impacted the treatment of American soldiers and POWs. Using John Kerry’s own words, the documentary juxtaposes John Kerry’s actions with the words of veterans who were still in Vietnam when John Kerry was leading the anti-war movement. Currently in the final stages of production, Stolen Honor will be available for broadcast and on DVD and VHS video. In addition, you will be able to view excerpts from the program on this web site. “In other wars, captured Americans subjected to the hell...
  • The Soros-Kerry Connection

    08/24/2004 6:02:15 AM PDT · by DocFarmer · 27 replies · 1,578+ views
    ChronWatch ^ | 24 August 2004 | Doc Farmer
    The Soros-Kerry Connection Written by Doc Farmer Tuesday, August 24, 2004 Politics is an ugly business. Politics also makes for rather bizarre bedfellows. In terms of vitriol, spite, chutzpah, and sheer hit-for-way-too-long-with-an-ugly-stick repulsiveness, 2004 has plumbed new depths. It started in 2003, before the lib/dem/soc/commie candidate had even been selected from the gang of nine, with well-financed hatred focused on one man. Dubya. For a year, we’ve heard the same refrain. ABB – Anybody But Bush. Anybody could include Saddam, Hitler, bin Laden, Mao, Stalin, etc., but for the lib/dem/soc/commies, Hey, that’d be just fine. Besides, they’re all closer to...
  • AP: Kerry pocketed speaking fees

    02/09/2004 1:27:01 AM PST · by kattracks · 17 replies · 450+ views
    AP | 2/09/04 | JOHN SOLOMON
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Back when federal lawmakers legally could be paid for speaking to outside groups, John Kerry collected more than $120,000 in fees from interests as diverse as big oil, tobacco, the liquor lobby and unions, records show. Between 1985 and 1990, Kerry's first five years in the Senate from Massachusetts, he pocketed annual amounts slightly under the limits for speaking fees set by Congress. Unlike many colleagues, he donated a speaking fee to charity only once, according to annual financial disclosure reports reviewed by The Associated Press. One of the companies to pay Kerry $1,000 for a speech...
  • Text: Non-Aligned Movement Statement on Terrorism [Murdering Israelis OK]

    08/22/2004 12:56:03 PM PDT · by yonif · 157+ views
    IMRA ^ | August 22, 2004
    FINAL DOCUMENT ... [IMRA: "99. The Ministers rejected recent attempts to equate the legitimate struggle of peoples under colonial or alien domination and foreign occupation, for self-determination and national liberation with terrorism" = we condemn "terrorism" but we reject applying the "terror" label to terror that we support.] Terrorism 96. The Ministers reaffirmed the Movement's principled position concerning terrorism as reiterated in the final document of the XIII Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Kuala Lumpur, 2003. 97. The Ministers reiterated that terrorism cannot be attributed to religion, race, nationality, or civilisation. 98. The Ministers reaffirmed that criminal acts...
  • Powell, N Korean minister hold talks

    07/03/2004 1:11:20 AM PDT · by familyop · 339+ views
    NUCLEAR IMPASSE: North Korea stressed after the 20-minute meeting that the two sides still did not trust each other, while the US assumed a more conciliatory tone US Secretary of State Colin Powell and North Korea's foreign minister discussed Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions yesterday, the highest-level bilateral meeting since a crisis over the North's atomic plans erupted almost two years ago.Powell and Foreign Minister Paek Nam Sun held a 20-minute scheduled discussion over mineral water on the sidelines of the ASEAN Regional Forum security talks in Jakarta."The secretary said there was an opportunity for concrete progress," State Department spokesman Richard Boucher...
  • Seven Children Die As Mystery Virus Hits (Viet)Nam

    01/08/2004 8:57:32 AM PST · by blam · 9 replies · 317+ views
    IOL ^ | 1-8-2004
    Seven children die as mystery virus hits Nam January 08 2004 at 01:39PM Hanoi - Seven children aged between nine months and 12 have died from a mysterious respiratory disease in the Vietnamese capital, but health officials have ruled out Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome as the cause, state media said on Thursday. Since mid-October, twelve children have been admitted to Hanoi's Central Paediatric Hospital with a high fever and a chesty cough. Their symptoms have not reacted to antibiotics. Hospital doctors refused to comment Thursday on the illness, but the Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper quoted Professor Hoang Thuy Long, director...
  • Analytical Autopilot - Looking for a Vietnam, media misses the real stories in Iraq.

    10/30/2003 10:18:47 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 5 replies · 117+ views
    NRO ^ | 10/30/03 | James Robbins
    It was a seven-year struggle against diehard indigenous guerrillas, a controversial war that helped bring down a Democratic president, a hard-fought jungle conflict in which both sides committed atrocities, and the sentiments of the domestic peace movement were echoed by disenchanted soldiers longing for nothing more than a ticket back to the world. Yeah, you guessed it: I'm referring to the Second Seminole War. Every day I watch the coverage of events and Iraq and pray that the United States has not gotten itself into another Florida. O.K., so maybe the comparison is far-fetched, but it is as valid as...
  • Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) could replace UN: Indonesian VP

    04/05/2003 5:18:13 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies · 180+ views
    JAKARTA, Apr 5, 2003 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Indonesian Vice President Hamzah Haz stated that the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) could be further developed to replace the United Nations (UN), since it has failed to keep the United States from waging war against Iraq, the national news agency Antara reported here Saturday. The United Nations "has failed to tackle the crisis in Iraq," noted Hamzah, who is also chairman of this country's largest political party, the United Development Party (PPP), during a meeting with his party's youth wing. He pointed out that the United Nations can no longer be trusted to...
  • Mahathir (Prime Minister of Malaysia) blames West for terror [ANTI-FREEDOM AND ANTI-SEMITIC ALERT!]

    02/24/2003 8:19:32 PM PST · by yonif · 12 replies · 203+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 25feb03 | Kimina Lyall and Steve Lewis
    The victims of the Bali bombings were simply "collateral" casualties in the war over Palestine - the cause of the bombing and the September 11 attacks - according to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Dr Mahathir blamed Europe and Israel for creating world terrorism, and called for radical reforms to the UN in order to "do away or modify the powers of the victors of a war fought half a century ago". Dr Mahathir's speech, at the opening ceremony of the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, could undermine the summit's intention to pass a declaration critical...
  • Need Freeper help - Nam draft registration records

    11/26/2002 2:00:01 AM PST · by · 10 replies · 223+ views
    Nov. 26, 2002 | Matt Maggio
    To what extent are records available on draft registrations and classifications of a politician who was prime draft age during Nam's hottest years - but never served? And - assuming they are available - where would I find them? (No DD214 on this guy; he never served - despite being a big jock at the time.) Thanks in advance; feel free to email any suggestions you want private.