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  • Licorice Speaks (Vanessa Kerry's hamster)

    07/30/2004 10:05:26 PM PDT · by neverdem · 124 replies · 12,769+ views
    NY Times ^ | July 31, 2004 | COLIN McENROE
    OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR My name is Licorice, and I am a hamster. I have never shared my story before because, frankly, sometimes all a hamster has is his privacy. Thursday night, however, Alexandra Kerry described the circumstances of my rescue by her father after I had fallen off a pier in Massachusetts. I have come forward now to set the record straight. I was the hamster of Alexandra's sister, Vanessa, and she, on balance, was a good person, although a bit of a tickler. On this occasion, as the family gathered on the pier to depart for a vacation, somebody -...
  • John Kerry, Susan Rice Favored For Two Cabinet Spots

    11/12/2012 10:56:27 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 17 replies
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  • Obama considering John Kerry for job of defense secretary

    11/12/2012 4:53:41 PM PST · by maggief · 70 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 12, 2012 | Karen DeYoung and Greg Miller
    President Obama is considering asking Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) to serve as his next defense secretary, part of an extensive rearrangement of his national security team that will include a permanent replacement for former CIA director David H. Petraeus. Although Kerry is thought to covet the job of secretary of state, senior administration officials familiar with transition planning said that nomination will almost certainly go to Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. John O. Brennan, Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser, is a leading contender for the CIA job if he wants it, officials said. If Brennan...
  • Obama considering John Kerry for job of defense secretary (and Susan Rice for Secretary of State)

    11/12/2012 5:31:34 PM PST · by Innovative · 71 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Karen DeYoung and Greg Miller
    President Obama is considering asking Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) to serve as his next defense secretary, part of an extensive rearrangement of his national security team that will include a permanent replacement for former CIA director David H. Petraeus. Although Kerry is thought to covet the job of secretary of state, senior administration officials familiar with transition planning said that nomination will almost certainly go to Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  • Team Obama Blames John Kerry for Debate Loss

    10/06/2012 4:16:14 PM PDT · by tapatio · 131 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct. 6, 2012 | Alexander Marlow
    The Obama campaign has been reeling since losing the first Presidential debate of this election cycle in front of 67 million viewers. They've tried--and thus far failed--to craft a narrative to explain away the debacle in Denver. Previously, we reported to you that Obama Senior Advisor David Plouffe, who ran the President's successful 2008 campaign, (falsely) accused Mitt Romney of lying. In a rare comedic moment from the typically robotic former Vice President Al Gore, he suggested on Current TV that the Mile High City's altitude was the reason Obama was low on energy and enthusiasm. Neither of those caught...
  • Team Obama Blames John Kerry for Debate Loss

    10/06/2012 6:40:26 PM PDT · by Justaham · 62 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/6/12 | Alexander Marlow
    The Obama campaign has been reeling since losing the first Presidential debate of this election cycle in front of 67 million viewers. They've tried--and thus far failed--to craft a narrative to explain away the debacle in Denver. Previously, we reported to you that Obama Senior Advisor David Plouffe, who ran the President's successful 2008 campaign, (falsely) accused Mitt Romney of lying. In a rare comedic moment from the typically robotic former Vice President Al Gore, he suggested on Current TV that the Mile High City's altitude was the reason Obama was low on energy and enthusiasm. Neither of those caught...
  • Democrats Tap Sen. John Kerry for Stadium Speech on Foreign Policy

    08/29/2012 10:11:51 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 36 replies
    Democrats Tap Sen. John Kerry for Stadium Speech on Foreign Policy Democrats will make President Obama’s foreign policy achievements a major theme of the final night of their convention next Thursday at Bank of America Stadium, ABC News has learned. Today organizers announced that Sen. John Kerry — chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a decorated combat vet– will deliver a televised address in primetime that night, preceding Vice President Joe Biden and Obama. Kerry is expected to tout Obama’s record on ending the war in Iraq, setting a timetable for Afghanistan, and stepping up the targeting of...
  • Pentagon Rebuts AFP Claim Military Recruiters Prey on Poor, Uneducated

    05/17/2008 6:13:59 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 6 replies · 194+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Hasn't the MSM learned anything from the unfortunate episodes of John "stuck in Iraq" Kerry and Stephen "if you don't read you've got the Army" King? Apparently not. Once again, the liberal media, this time in the form of the AFP, has perpetrated the canard that the our military is the last resort of the poor and uneducated. An AFP article of May 16 reported the story of Army sergeant Matthis Chiroux, who has refused deployment to Iraq, claiming he considers it "an illegal war." Chiroux has said that he was "from a poor, white family from the south, and...
  • FNC: John Kerry Will NOT Run for President!!!

    01/24/2007 9:46:33 AM PST · by Howlin · 308 replies · 8,810+ views
    January 24, 2007
    Just breaking.......he's suppose to announce this today!
  • John Kerry: Dead But Too Dumb To Lie Down

    12/03/2006 3:35:19 PM PST · by Nasty McPhilthy · 46 replies · 1,965+ views
    MND ^ | December 02, 2006 | Doug Powers
    Recently, I was re-reading one of P.J. O’Rourke’s books, and this happened to be while John Kerry was on Larry King Live. As Kerry was trying to dig his way out of a hole with such vigor that he was about to reach China, I ran across the chapter title, “Commies: Dead but too dumb to lie down.” I looked up at John Francois Kerry, and it was as if the gods of fortuitous timing were with me that evening. The chapter title, most of it anyway, was the perfect description of what has become of John Kerry’s presidential aspirations....
  • "Kerry's remark: Right either way."

    11/03/2006 9:25:25 PM PST · by Sterm26 · 66 replies · 1,596+ views
    John Kerry.com ^ | 11/03/06 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer Editorial Board
    November 3, 2006 Kerry's Remark: Right either way Seattle Post-Intelligencer Editorial Board Republicans evidenced their election desperation by braying about an offhand comment that Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., made at a California college rally. "Education" Kerry said "-- if you make the most of it and you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq." Was Kerry making fun of the president, or warning students against the pitfalls awaiting the undereducated in general? It doesn't matter. Kerry was right either way....
  • Nashville Tennesean defends Kerry's remark

    11/02/2006 10:20:33 AM PST · by colonel mosby · 16 replies · 747+ views
    newsbusters.org ^ | November 2,2006 | Newsbusters
    The sharks-or are they Swift Boats?-are circling. Republicans are feverishly seizing on Sen. John Kerry's remark about President Bush's Iraq policies and trying to distort it into a slap against U.S. troops in order to sway voters in next week's elections. The Massachusetts Democrat apologized for his statement yesterday, but he needn't have, because he said nothing to offend soldiers or veterans.
  • Tennessean Editorial: 'Truth in Kerry's Remark'

    11/02/2006 9:33:53 AM PST · by Mike Bates · 13 replies · 427+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 11/2/2006 | NewsBusters
    Massachusetts Senator John Kerry was rightly taken to task for his "botched joke" about our troops' intelligence. Hillary Clinton said Kerry's remark was inappropriate, Harold Ford said it was wrong and other Democratic officials and candidates urged him to apologize. The Tennessean doesn't agree. According to today's editorial, "Truth in Kerry's Remark": "He would do better to ask the White House and other Republicans how they can continue to wage this senseless war at the risk of so many American lives." No apology was necessary claims the editorial. "The sad fact is, young men and women without a college degree...
  • Kerry's 'stuck in Iraq' remark ignites firefight with Bush, GOP

    11/01/2006 4:16:43 AM PST · by YaYa123 · 37 replies · 1,165+ views
    BOSTON GLOBE ^ | 1 November 2006 | Rick Klein
    WASHINGTON -- President Bush joined prominent Republicans yesterday in blasting Senator John F. Kerry for comments they said demeaned the intelligence of US troops, after Kerry gave a speech at a political rally where he said that students who don't perform well "get stuck in Iraq." But Kerry, insisting the comment was a "botched joke," struck back with a furious, nationally televised press conference at which he attacked the entire GOP for divisive campaign tactics.
  • ABC's Gibson: Kerry's Dumb 'Get Stuck In Iraq' Merely an 'Idle Political Remark'

    11/01/2006 3:14:59 AM PST · by johnny7 · 90 replies · 2,250+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | November 1, 2006 | By Brent Baker
    Introducing the lead story on Tuesday's World News about John Kerry's seeming insult of troops in Iraq -- or at the very least that Bush is stupid -- ABC anchor Charles Gibson characterized it as merely an “idle political remark” as he fretted the attention it got from alternative media outlets and how that crowded out other issues: “What happened today is an object lesson in how in this day and age, an idle political remark gets seized upon, becomes fodder for the talk shows, the blogs, and the politicians, and suddenly obscures discussion of all other issues.” Following the...
  • Senior Terrorists Interviewed Say They Hope Americans Sweep Democrats Into Power

    11/03/2006 7:54:38 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 10 replies · 787+ views
    November 3, 2006
    Senior terrorists interviewed [link to the interviews of them given below in first post] have said that they hope Americans sweep Democrats into power, and one has said that he is "emboldened" by those who compare the war in Iraq to Vietnam.
  • . . . AND CARTER'S BONEHEAD BOOK (denounces Israel for its supposed "apartheid" policy)

    11/03/2006 4:27:08 AM PST · by IrishMike · 11 replies · 623+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 3, 2006 | Editorial
    Meanwhile, Merry Jokester John Kerry isn't the only former standard- bearer the Democrats are frantically running away from as Tuesday's midterm elections approach. Some of them seem truly sorry that they rehabilitated Jimmy Carter, America's self-appointed hair shirt. Indeed, Democrats from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on down are scrambling furiously to disassociate themselves from the 39th president, thanks to his new book, which denounces Israel for its supposed "apartheid" policy. Pelosi and Democratic National Chairman Howard Dean, together with other leading Democrats, issued statements declaring that - contrary to the ex-prez's own assertion - Carter "does not speak for...
  • "Mission Accomplished" vs. "Halp us jon carry - we r stuck hear n irak" (liberal media bias)

    11/03/2006 3:36:54 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 30 replies · 3,605+ views
    Caller to the Laura Ingraham show ^ | Friday November 3rd, 2006 | ajolympian2004
    "Mission Accomplished" vs. "Halp us jon carry - we r stuck hear n irak" (media bias) Compare the coverage in the liberal media of the "Halp us jon carry - we r stuck hear n irak" banner by our troops in Iraq this week vs. the feeding frenzy over the "Mission Accomplished" banner from the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln returning from an extended deployment so they could participate in Iraqi Freedom back in March 2003. This morning ONE major newspaper decided to run a picture of the banner along with a cover story... The New York Post, ironically the only...
  • John Kerry's Worst Enemy

    11/01/2006 12:19:15 PM PST · by BigAlPro · 15 replies · 1,526+ views
    Helvig's Helvitorials ^ | November 1, 2006 | Alan Helvig
    Senator John Kerry wanted to be President of the United States of America? He wanted to be the Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful armed force in the world? He wanted to be the most influential leader on the entire planet? John Kerry couldn't lead a pack of cub scouts on a camping trip! Kerry lacked leadership qualities as an officer in the United States Navy; he lacks leadership qualities as a U.S. Senator; and he totally lacks the leadership qualities required to be the President of the United States. Leadership requires courage; leadership requires tact; leadership requires respect; and most...
  • Parody Kerry's "misinterpreted" insult

    11/02/2006 11:40:50 AM PST · by USFRIENDINVICTORIA · 94 replies · 3,277+ views
    N/A | November 2, 2006 | Self (vanity)
    Kerry's "misunderstood" insult demands parody. "Red Badger" started things off with this zinger: "If you work hard and study hard, you'll do well. If you don't, well, you'll get stuck in a FEMA trailer............" When I read that, I realized that Kerry gave us a setup line for a whole new genre of jokes. The challenge is complete the sentence: "Education...if you make the most of it and you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don't, you get stuck ...." Here was my contribution: "......