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  • Inaugural Party seeks people (Obomb--inaug tickets hawked at fire sale prices)

    01/16/2013 3:00:12 PM PST · by Liz · 43 replies
    NY POST ^ | 1/15/13 | CINDY ADAMS
    Monday’s inaug is no sellout....Some DEM party officials are skipping the whole thing. DC hotels and events are offering discounts, rebates, twofers. Benefactors Brunch is a $5,000 fire sale price. VIP access to the Inaugural Ball is listed as “an amazing deal.” General admission is $500. To squat in the Parade’s VIP section---$150.....in the everybody’s-a-peasant section, it’s possible the Oval Office is so desperate, they may pay you a few dollars to fill the embarrassing void.
  • Gingrich ‘dumbfounded’ by Obama win

    11/12/2012 3:58:25 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 154 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 12, 2012 | Claudine Zap, The Ticket
    Add Newt Gingrich to the list of Republicans coming to terms with the loss of the presidential election. On Monday, the former speaker of the House sounded reflective on the "Today" show, saying, "We need to stop, take a deep breath and learn." He added, "The president won an extraordinary victory. And the fact is, we owe him the respect of trying to understand what they did and how they did it." Gingrich said, "But if you had said to me three weeks ago Mitt Romney would get fewer votes than John McCain and it looks like he'll be 2...
  • Sources: Predator drone was over Benghazi consulate during last hours of attack

    10/20/2012 7:39:22 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 47 replies
    CBS News has been told that, hours after the attack began, an unmanned Predator drone was sent over the U.S. mission in Benghazi, and that the drone and other reconnaissance aircraft apparently observed the final hours of the protracted battle… But it was too late to help the Americans in Benghazi. The ambassador and three others were dead. Retired CIA officer Gary Berntsen believes help could have come much sooner. He commanded CIA counter-terrorism missions targeting Osama bin Laden and led the team that responded after bombings of the U.S. Embassy in East Africa. “You find a way to make...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 10-26-11

    10/26/2011 2:55:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 30 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 10-26-11 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Bachmann would not enter the room until the lights had been changed (What's that all about?)

    08/14/2011 8:52:08 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 120 replies
    Blackhawk County Republicans Event | Sunday August 14, 2011
    Rep. Michele Bachmann, Governor Rick Perry and former Senator Rick Santorum met in Waterloo, Iowa this evening to speak to the Blackhawk County Republicans. Santorum spoke first then Rick Perry spoke and after that Bachmann spoke last, but before that this strange event happened: Chuck Todd NBC: Bachmann would not enter the building until they had confirmation from staffers INSIDE that the lights had been changed. Overheard a Bachmann staffer supervising the light change say: "We're a go" LinkPeter Hamby CNN: Lights were dimmed for Bachmann when she took the stage LinkHotAir Ed Morrissey: Wrap-up from Waterloo: Perry embraced, Bachmann...
  • Steele is no-show at RNC hopefuls' forum--Criticism muted as four focus on party finances

    12/01/2010 7:47:04 PM PST · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 1, 2010 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    The Republican elephant in the room wasn't in the room, but a group of contenders were already promising big changes Wednesday if they win the race to replace embattled Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele next month.Mr. Steele chose to skip the first forum of candidates for the RNC chairman's post, which did attract two declared candidates and two others considering entering the race. The absence of the incumbent, who has faced heavy internal criticism during his tenure as party chairman, led to some speculation he might not seek a second two-year term."I don't know if it's a...
  • Justice Alito will be a no-show for Obama’s next State of Union

    10/16/2010 8:48:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 10/16/10 | Mark Sherman
    When Supreme Court justices enter the House of Representatives in their black robes for the president’s next State of the Union address, Samuel Alito does not plan to be among them. The justice said the annual speech to Congress has become very political and awkward for the justices, who he says are expected to sit “like the proverbial potted plant.”
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 11-27-09

    11/27/2009 2:58:54 PM PST · by dynachrome · 6 replies · 735+ views
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | 11-27-09 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Report: Crabtree offer is reduced

    09/23/2009 10:44:56 AM PDT · by Brookhaven · 96 replies · 3,171+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 9-15-09 | Daniel Brown
    Michael Crabtree celebrated his 22nd birthday Monday. As an unwanted gift, multiple reports surfaced that the 49ers are poised to drop their offer to the No. 10 overall pick out of Texas Tech. Citing team sources, Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports wrote that Crabtree's continued absence makes him less valuable to the 49ers on a prorated basis and added, "Translation: The team just reduced its offer and will continue to do so with each passing week." A day earlier, Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reported that the 49ers sent a letter to Crabtree "modifying" their offer. Responding to the Fox...
  • Palin To Speak At Conference In First Trip To Asia

    08/31/2009 7:54:36 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 12 replies · 597+ views
    Palin to speak at conference in first trip to Asia Former Alaska governor set for initial commercial speaking engagement Aug 31, 2009 HONG KONG - Former U.S. vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, once questioned about her lack of foreign policy experience, will make her first trip to Asia in September. The former Alaska governor will visit Hong Kong to address the CLSA Investors Forum, a well-known annual conference of global investment managers, the host announced Monday.
  • Why Are America's Event Planners All Out To Get Sarah Palin?

    08/30/2009 7:57:14 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 164 replies · 5,901+ views
    EXAMINER.COM ^ | 30 AUGUST 2009 | EXAMINER
    Where in the world is Sarah Barracuda Palin? Alaska's sultry superstar has once again mysteriously disappeared right before she was scheduled to speak at one of her very important fundraisers, this one so slutty teenagers who get knocked up have no choice but to have the baby unless they want to get the ol' parental approval for an abortion. Now normally Sarah's habit of shirking her duties is limited to elected terms in office, but ever since becoming an unemployed publicity hound and Facebook junkie, Palin's erratic behavior has instead metamorphosed into canceling paid speaking engagements at the very last...
  • Jim Minnery's Faux Outrage (facts on "Palin invitation")

    08/28/2009 12:33:49 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 6 replies · 692+ views
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | August 27, 2009 | Joseph Russo
    Must read article on the faux outrage over Palin "not showing up again" at an event she "agreed" to attend. Please read the whole thing at the link. ......... ~snip The invitation, as described by the Family Council, for the governor to be the first "official" signature on the petition, somehow became a public speech in the ADN's article. (Now this is special: The original invitation was for her just to sign a petition... now the ADN and MSM make it "a speech". How surprising!) ~snip It is clear that the facts are on Governor Palin's side: 1. Governor Palin...
  • Seven Kentucky Days... No Obama

    02/03/2009 4:45:45 AM PST · by AJMCQ · 32 replies · 1,851+ views
    Black and Right ^ | 2/2/2009 | Bob Parks
    Maybe President Obama is busy dealing with the stimulus package from the warmth of The White House, but it would appear his diss of hundreds of thousands of people without power (and heat) may not only show hypocrisy when it comes to his criticism of George W. Bush and the Katrina aftermath, but contempt for the people of the mid-South.
  • Kentucky Reeling from Ice Storm; Slow FEMA Response Hit

    02/02/2009 4:19:28 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 62 replies · 2,088+ views
    Insurance Journal ^ | Feb. 2, 2009 | Bruce Schreiner
    In some parts of rural Kentucky, they're getting water the old-fashioned way -- with pails from a creek. There's not room for one more sleeping bag on the shelter floor. The creative are flushing their toilets with melted snow. At least 42 people have died, including in Kentucky five from the storm and six others suspected to be storm-related, and conditions are worsening in many places days after an ice storm knocked out power to 1.3 million customers from the Plains to the East Coast. About a million people were still without electricity Friday, and with no hope that the...
  • N. Korea: Kim Jong-il Still a No-show (skips a major anniversary)

    10/10/2008 4:38:18 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 709+ views
    /begin my excerpts Kim Jong-il Still a No-show [News Anchor] N. Korean leader Kim Jong-il is again a no-show today on the anniversary of (ruling) Worker's Party's founding. It has been 57 days since he went out of public view, and speculation on his health problem would not die down anytime soon. Yoon Kyung-min reporting: [Reporter] There has been a speculation of surprise appearance, but he did not show up in the end. The news at N. Korea's Central TV started with the headline that the messages of congratulation were sent to Kim Jong-il on the 63rd anniversary of Worker's...
  • Democratic Donor a No Show at Hearing Democratic Donor a No Show at Hearing

    09/05/2007 10:11:23 AM PDT · by Nachum · 80 replies · 1,828+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Sep 5, 2007 | AP
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu failed to appear Wednesday for a bail hearing and a judge issued a new warrant for his arrest. Hsu forfeits the $2 million bail he posted last week. Hsu had been a fugitive in California for 15 years during which time he became a top donor to Democratic candidates, including presidential contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama. Hsu pleaded no contest in 1991 to a felony count of grand theft, admitting he'd defrauded investors of $1 million in a bogus investment scam. Prosecutors say he was facing up to three...
  • No sign of Castro on May Day in Cuba

    05/01/2007 9:01:50 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 884+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/1/07 | Anita Snow - ap
    HAVANA - There was no sign of a convalescing Fidel Castro as hundreds of thousands of Cubans marched through Havana's Revolution Plaza to celebrate May Day, casting new doubts on his recovery and whether he will return to power. Tuesday marked only the third time in nearly five decades that Castro has missed the sweeping International Workers' Day festivities — a major celebration here and around the world. While recent images of Castro meeting with Chinese leaders indicated he had improved considerably since undergoing emergency surgery nine months ago, his absence at the parade through the Revolution Plaza raised questions...
  • FREEPER EXCLUSIVE: WAKE FOR FALLEN SOLDIER FROM MASS: NO-SHOW Reps and Dishonor by KERRY Stand-in

    07/29/2006 5:10:03 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 67 replies · 2,024+ views
    A little bird, an eye witness | 07/28/2006 | RaceBannon
    Massachusetts Marine Mark Vecchione was killed last week. At the wake, the representative of John Kerry showed up with a flag and simply walked up to the funeral home and handed it to the funeral director. He was asked to present the flag directly to the family on behalf of the Senator, but refused and started to leave the building. A retired Colonel started after this rep to explain how it is protocol to present the flag to the family. Kerry's rep refused to stop and talk. In fact, Kerry's rep kept walking to his car with the Col following...
  • Polk witness a no-show in court

    05/08/2006 1:03:58 PM PDT · by SmithL · 3 replies · 173+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 5/8/6 | Bruce Gerstman
    MARTINEZ -- A pathologist who testified that Felix Polk died of coronary disease did not show up in court Monday and a Superior Court judge renewed her order that he appear to provide documentation for his conclusion and to continue his testimony.Texas-based pathologist John Cooper had testified for most of Thursday on behalf of murder defendant Susan Polk, who is accused of stabbing to death her husband in 2002.But the defense did not hand over his case file to the prosecution as part of trial discovery. Cooper had said Polk sent him lengthy letters that led to his finding, but...
  • MBTA tackles rampant absences

    01/21/2006 11:16:30 AM PST · by george76 · 15 replies · 709+ views
    Globe Newspaper Company ^ | January 21, 2006 | Mac Daniel
    MBTA officials say rampant absenteeism is hurting bus and subway service, discouraging riders, and eating away at the agency's finances by forcing it to pay overtime. ...about 35 percent of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's roughly 6,000 employees were absent for 11 or more days in 2004, and 16 percent were absent 26 or more days. Khalida Smalls, coordinator for the watchdog group called the T Riders Union, said yesterday that excessive absenteeism directly affects passengers. ''People stand at their bus stop at 4:45 waiting for a bus that doesn't show up," ...
  • Woman Sees Husband Off to Iraq, Gets Fired

    10/26/2005 3:40:21 PM PDT · by SmithL · 117 replies · 3,823+ views
    AP ^ | 10/26/5
    Caledonia, Mich. -- A woman who took an unpaid leave of absence from work to see her husband off to war with an Indiana National Guard unit has been fired after failing to show up for her part-time receptionist job the day following his departure. "It was a shock," said Suzette Boler, a 40-year-old mother of three and grandmother of three. "I was hurt. I felt abandoned by people I thought cared for me. I sat down on the floor and cried for probably two hours." Officials at her former workplace, Benefit Management Administrators Inc., a Caledonia employee-benefits company, confirmed...
  • Half-baked Barbara (Hillary Clinton & Mary Landrieu no-shows @ spina bifida fundraiser)

    10/07/2005 8:38:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 103 replies · 4,140+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10/07/05 | John McCaslin
    Half-baked Barbara By John McCaslin October 7, 2005 It's not easy being the master of ceremonies for a roast when half of the roasters don't show up. Ask political commentator Mark Shields, who found himself in that uncomfortable position Wednesday evening as the Spina Bifida Association attempted to put TV personality Barbara Walters in the "hot seat" at the Hyatt Regency Washington. "This is more like a bake-off," a visibly embarrassed Mrs. Walters said after the roasting, expressing disappointment that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and fellow roaster Sen. Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana were no-shows. As it...
  • Prospective Jurors Ignore Summonses

    06/28/2005 5:52:40 AM PDT · by Zacs Mom · 49 replies · 1,399+ views
    DALLAS -- The Dallas County courthouse was nearly without available jurors Monday after about 80 percent, or 3,000, of county residents called for jury duty ignored their summonses.
  • Kerry bolts D.C. and misses Bolton vote

    06/25/2005 7:51:32 AM PDT · by TShaunK · 62 replies · 1,788+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | June 23, 2005 | Noelle Straub
    Kerry bolts D.C. and misses Bolton vote By Noelle Straub Thursday, June 23, 2005 - Updated: 10:38 AM EST WASHINGTON - Sen. John F. Kerry has been an outspoken critic of John Bolton's nomination as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, but the senator skipped a roll-call vote on the appointment Monday as he took a two-day leave from his Washington duties. Kerry missed four roll-call votes altogether on Monday and Tuesday, including one on an energy amendment he co-sponsored. Kerry spokesman David Wade refused to divulge where the Bay State senator had been, characterizing his absence only as a...
  • Texas Leads Nation In Illegal Immigrant No-Shows

    03/03/2005 8:53:20 PM PST · by politicalwit · 10 replies · 348+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 03, 2005
    DALLAS -- Illegal immigrants in Texas disregarded deportation hearings last year at a higher rate than those in any other state, according to Justice Department statistics. Roughly 40 percent of illegal immigrants scheduled to appear in Texas courts failed to show up in 2004, compared with a national average of 23 percent, documents show.
  • CA: Shelley a no-show at legislative audit committee hearing on federal funds (ShmelleyGate)

    02/22/2005 8:27:12 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 208+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/22/05 | Jim Wasserman - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - State Auditor Elaine Howle said Tuesday that the secretary of state's office is "headed in the right direction" to better manage millions of dollars in federal election funds, but she acknowledged it's still too early to tell if a lasting turnaround is in place. Howle, testifying one week before Secretary of State Kevin Shelley was scheduled to step down from the state's top elections post, said Shelley's office has showed progress toward removing a "cloud" over its operations. A consulting firm hired by the office also detailed its work toward tightening the scandal-tinged operation within the next...
  • What you will not be hearing Bush say tonight. (Aw, trollie, won't see him no more).

    02/02/2005 9:48:04 AM PST · by digdugfud · 157 replies · 14,934+ views
    The coming economic crisis. Unemployment. Health care for the poor. The almost 1,500 dead soldiers. The almost 100,000 dead Iraqis. Armstrong Williams and Maggie Gallagher. The Christian Conservative takeover of our nation. The missing 9 billion. The missing weapons of mass destruction. The impending invasion of Iran, and Syria. The total failure to protect us on 9-11.
  • Governor a no-show at Pringle's party - Anaheim mayor hosts NYC event to pitch for 2008 convention

    09/02/2004 8:48:00 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 442+ views
    OC Register ^ | 9/2/04 | Dena Bunis
    NEW YORK – Mayor Curt Pringle, Anaheim's pitch man for bringing the 2008 Republican National Convention to Orange County, hit a bump in the road Wednesday. The governor didn't show for his party. And neither did the kind of influential Republicans Pringle needs to back the bid of the home of Disneyland to host the GOP in four years. Pringle had a lavish spread laid out late Wednesday afternoon at the Ritz-Carlton in lower Manhattan, a new hotel with a spectacular view of the New York Harbor. Carved meats, Caesar salad, pasta, an open bar and hors d'oeuvres. Beach Boys...
  • Secret FBI Docs Reveal Kerry Accepted Laundered Contributions from the Communist Chinese government

    08/30/2004 5:13:41 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 37 replies · 2,194+ views
    Judicial Watch Website ^ | August 25,2004 | Judicial Watch
    Senator Also May Have Set Up Meetings Between Chinese Firms, U.S. Officials (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released recently declassified documents showing that Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry accepted laundered contributions for his 1996 re-election campaign from the Communist Chinese government and that, in exchange, he may have arranged meetings between Chinese aerospace executives and U.S. government officials. Obtained from the FBI through Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act requests, the documents are related to the FBI’s “Chinagate” investigation into the Clinton campaign’s acceptance of contributions from Communist...
  • VVAW leader meets Communists to discuss tactics in the US anti-war movement. Kerry's group

    08/30/2004 4:53:45 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 8 replies · 3,369+ views
    FBI files indicate that VVAW leader Al Hubbard reported to the VVAW Executive Committee meeting upon returning from Paris the following, “Hubbard indicated that VVAW as an organization had received commitments of support from Leftists throughout the world. He indicated that following the conference he had private discussions with individuals from Laos and Cambodia, the primary topic discussed were tactics in the United States anti-war movement. In his opinion these discussions turned out to be the most important part of the conference for him. He said that during these talks he was able to confirm the fact that a seven...
  • Kerry stated he was referring to other Vietnam vets and not the Swift Boat Vets, than isn't it true!

    08/30/2004 4:27:19 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 15 replies · 1,530+ views
    Vanity | August 30, 2004 | Stockpirate
    Recently I have read that John Kerry has told the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth that he was not referring to them in his senate speech in 1971, but to all the other Vietnam War veterans. Well, we should apply the same standard to this that Kerry and his news pals have used, that is; That Kerry did not serve in their tent, unit, team, foxhole, aircraft, patrol unit, or squad so therefore he cannot know what these men were doing or not doing. Therefore, because by his own admission that by these standards the SBVT could not have known...
  • John Kerry's China Connection

    08/29/2004 4:14:35 PM PDT · by Shamrock-DW · 9 replies · 857+ views
    One more brick in the Kerry wall...... http://teamhouse.tni.net/Misc/Kerry/ChungKerry.htm
  • Nov. 3, 2004: Vietnam vets - finally, you heroes have come home

    08/25/2004 1:51:55 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 78 replies · 2,660+ views
    Doug from Upland | 8-25-04 | Doug from Upland
    Nov. 3, 2004: Vietnam vets - finally, you heroes have come home You were spit on. You were called war criminals. You were called baby killers. You served your country and came home to abuse and to be shunned by your countrymen. Many never came home at all. There were lost limbs, broken lives, broken families, alcoholism, drugs, homelessness, despair, and even suicide. You could not understand why you were so hated. There was no parade welcoming you home. There was nobody to offer you their seat on a full airplane. There was no one wanting to shake your hand...
  • Freeper Says she's sorry to Vietnam Vets. Many who believed Kerry and VVAW lies, now are crying.

    08/29/2004 4:44:09 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 283 replies · 6,411+ views
    Free Republic | 8/27/2004 | Freeper
    To: stockpirate I am not sure this is the proper place to put this...but here goes... To All The Vets of Viet Nam, I was born in 1955, a baby boomer...into an alcoholic and abusive family. I was 14 years old when Woodstock rocked this nation. I remember standing in front of a 12" black and white set watching it unfold on the 6 o'clock news. I also remember my father using the term..".long haired hippie pukes" and being totally disgusted with the whole mess. Being 14 with a father who like to use his fists..I naturally rejected anything he...
  • Kerry caught, in yet another lie, in his 1971 testimony!

    08/28/2004 3:32:01 PM PDT · by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub · 124 replies · 4,234+ views
    "...I can cite many, many instances, sir, as in combat when these men refused to fight with us, when they shot with their guns over tin this area like this and their heads turned facing the other way. When we were taken under fire we Americans, supposedly fighting with them, and pinned down in a ditch, and I was in the Navy and this was pretty unconventional, but when we were pinned down in a ditch recovering bodies or something and they refused to come in and help us, point blank refused. I don't believe they want to fight, sir..."
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Lets watch the film of John Kerry and VVAW throwing combat medals over the fence!

    08/27/2004 6:50:28 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 59 replies · 8,341+ views
    The Winter Soldier ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    It only shows Kerry for a second (at around 1:15) but you can get a feel for the radical nature of the event and organization. Listen carefully near the end and you will hear a VVAW member state that the next time he fights will be to take these steps. Referring to the steps at the US Capitol or the WH.
  • Kerry, Watergate: DNC Links Caused Break-In? (Kerry lied! He was still with VVAW JUNE 1972)

    08/24/2004 4:17:23 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 129 replies · 8,838+ views
    US Newswire ^ | 2/9/2004 | Bob Weiner
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Were John Kerry and the veterans organization he led the real reason the Republicans broke into Watergate in 1972, with information on them the target of the espionage? Was doing so an early onset of Republican political paranoia against his work, a harbinger of the pending campaign against him in 2004? Bob Weiner, the 1971-72 Youth Voter Registration director for the Young Democrats office at the Watergate headquarters of the Democratic National Committee and recently a Clinton White House staffer for six years, is asking these questions after doing a little research to refresh...
  • If Kerry was referring to the other Vietnam vets and not the Swift Boat Vets than isn't it true!

    08/25/2004 6:53:16 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 28 replies · 2,529+ views
    Vanitiy | August 25,2004 | Stockpirate
    Recently I have read that John Kerry has told the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth that he was not referring to them in his senate speech in 1971, but to all the other Vietnam War veterans. Well, we should apply the same standard to this that Kerry and his news pals used, that is; That he did not serve in their tent, unit, team, foxhole, aircraft, patrol unit, or squad so therefore he cannot know what these men were doing or not doing. Therefore, because by his own admission that by these rules above the SBVT couldnot have known, he...
  • Do the FBI Files concerning the VVAW (Kerry's antiwar group) indicate a plot against Pres. Nixon?

    08/26/2004 2:47:43 PM PDT · by stockpirate · 139 replies · 7,936+ views
    There appears to be concern here about the safty of President Nixon while he is visiting his compound in Fla. The FBI report is from the Miami office of the FBI. Start on page 10 read until bottom of page 13 http://ice.he.net/~freepnet/fbifiles/100-HQ-448092/Section%2013/Section%2013.pdf
  • John Kerry Caused a Fracture in VVAW For his own Selfish Goals ( FBI FILES REVEAL )

    08/17/2004 6:34:18 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 38 replies · 6,191+ views
    FBI Files on Cietnam Veterans Against the War and John Kerry | August 17,2004 | Stockpirate
    A document from the FBI files covering the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) and John Kerry, dated November 16,1971 (FBI file record number ID; 100-448092-483), indicates that local supporters of the VVAW became dissatisfied with the VVAW. As a result of Mr. Kerry’s speech in Gaston Hall at George Washington University, the head office of the VVAW in New York withdrew support for the Washington DC office and for John Kerry. The following is a verbatim transcript of the FBI document:
  • Club for Growth ad: John Kerry's Positions Are“Blowin’ In The Wind”

    08/05/2004 4:44:27 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 13 replies · 1,357+ views
    The Club for Growth ^ | July 28, 2004
    Club for Growth Launches National Ad Campaign at Democratic National Convention in BostonWashington, D.C.— The Club for Growth, one of the nation’s leading free-market political advocacy organizations, today unveiled a new $1 million television ad campaign at the Democratic National Convention in Boston. The ad shows a spinning weather vane to represent Kerry’s many flip-flops on issues from the death penalty for terrorists to welfare reform to tax cuts. “John Kerry has never taken a position without checking the weather vane,” said Club for Growth president Stephen Moore. “He checks which way the wind is blowing and rides the breeze....
  • Kerry Threatens TV Stations Over Swift Boat Ad (Letter Contains "Obvious Lie"; BIG Kerry Stumble!)

    08/05/2004 4:27:59 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 179 replies · 6,662+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 8/5/04 | Jim Geraghty
    Human Events reports that the DNC and the Kerry campaign are writing to television stations, stating that the Swift Boat ads is is "false" and "libelous" and that "your station may not responsibly air this advertisement." At least one of their points in the letter is an obvious lie: "The advertisement contains statements by men who purport to have served on Senator John Kerry's SWIFT [sic] boat in Vietnam and one statement by a man pretending to be the doctor who treated Senator Kerry for one of his injuries." Horsepucky. Every vet in the ad says, "I served with John...
  • Calling John Kerry's military service into question is beyond the pale

    08/07/2004 12:26:49 PM PDT · by hansel · 180 replies · 4,612+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 8/7/04 | Al Hunt
    Suppose in the 1992 presidential election, after an unconfirmed rumor surfaced about an alleged affair then President Bush had years earlier, Clinton supporters decided to make marital fidelity a central issue. That would be almost as crazy as the current effort by some Bush backers to focus attention on John Kerry's Vietnam War record and subsequent protests. This is being significantly funded and directed by Texas fat cats and political operatives who have more than a passing relationship with Bush political guru Karl Rove. These are some of the same people who surreptitiously smeared John McCain in the last election....
  • Kerry’s Brief Brotherhood

    08/16/2004 6:07:43 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 99 replies · 3,497+ views
    n the last few days, there's been a new accusation floating around the Internet about John Kerry's Vietnam record. It involves speculation that David Alston, one of the "band of brothers" who served on board Kerry's Swift Boat, did not actually serve with Kerry at all. If such a story were true, it would be sensational news, given that Alston has made extensive public statements, including a speech at the Democratic National Convention, about his time with Kerry. The only problem is, it's not true. Alston did indeed serve under Kerry. But the attention the rumor brought to Alston and...
  • O'Neils Navy Fires a Torpedo

    08/16/2004 8:59:50 AM PDT · by bray · 37 replies · 3,779+ views
    self | 8/16/04 | bray
    The Swifties have earned the right to be heard. Any columnist who complains that this is a smear campaign or denies the Vets, their First Amendment Right should be called on it. How ironic that the Press tries to say who has the Constitutional Right to speak?? That is the beauty of this country, everybody has the right to be heard and let the chips fall where they may. Unfortunately the First Amendment has been undermined by the now crumbling Mainstream Monopoly. Anyone who has fought and bled for America’s Freedom has a special right to speak and be heard....
  • THE SWIFT BOAT AD IS WORKING

    08/18/2004 10:52:52 AM PDT · by AdrianSpidle · 118 replies · 5,434+ views
    Talking Points ^ | 8/18/04 | Joshua Micah Marshall
    Swift Boat Ad Working Joshua Micah Marshall reluctantly reports: Perhaps the most astonishing demonstration of the Swift Boat ad’s effectiveness, however, is the proportion of potential Kerry voters whose opinions shifted after having watched the ad. Independents intending to vote for Kerry felt considerably less sure of their choice after watching the Swift Boat ad. Before the ad, 41.94% of Independents intending to vote for Kerry felt that they would “definitely” vote for him; 37.10% felt “most likely” to vote for him; 20.97% were “leaning” towards him; and none were “not sure.” These levels of commitment changed markedly after viewing...
  • Kerry: Cambodia Mission Top Secret

    08/18/2004 8:23:22 AM PDT · by kattracks · 73 replies · 5,568+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 8/18/04 | Carl Limbacher
    John Kerry's presidential campaign claimed on Tuesday that his Christmas 1968 mission into Cambodia was top, top secret - and that's why there are no documents that verify the implausible claim. "During John Kerry's service in Vietnam, many times he was on or near the Cambodian border and on one occasion crossed into Cambodia at the request of members of a special operations group operating out of Ha Tien," Kerry spokesman Michael Meehan said in a statement. But Meehan told the Boston Globe that there was no paperwork to confirm the claim and he could not supply a date...
  • Hidden Agenda : The truth behind John Kerry`s record on your firearms rights.

    07/07/2004 11:00:01 AM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 8 replies · 1,537+ views
    NRA ^ | 6-1-04 | Wayne LaPierre
    Hidden Agenda The truth behind John Kerry`s record on your firearms rights. by Wayne LaPierre If you thought the eight long years of the Clinton/Gore administration`s war on firearms owners` rights were oppressive, they would pale in comparison to what John Kerry would have in store for us if he captures the White House and evicts President George W. Bush in November. John Kerry--whose record of words and misdeeds on firearms rights has earned him a key place among the most solid "F" candidates ever rated by the National Rifle Association--is now posing as a self-styled"lifelong hunter and gun owner,"...