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  • ...New York records indicate he has NEVER voted in a Republican presidential primary...

    01/21/2016 5:16:26 PM PST · by Isara · 85 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 21 January 2016 | David Martosko
    As Trump woos primary voters, New York records indicate he has NEVER voted in a Republican presidential primary (and neither have Ivanka or Melania!) ...Only primary elections on the list were from mayoral and Senate contestsHe has voted consistently in general elections, but not primaries... Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has never voted in a Republican presidential primary election in his home state of New York, voter records show. The same can be said of Trump's daughter Ivanka and his wife Melania. The revelation will give his rivals a fresh line of attack as the billionaire presses voters to embrace...

    12/28/2009 3:28:52 PM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 19 replies · 1,137+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | December 28, 2009 | Matthew Burke
    Americans for Limited Government (ALG) today released the voting records of some 90 Blue Dog and what it dubbed “so-called moderate” House Democrats on what ALG President Bill Wilson called “some of the most controversial votes of 2009.” “So-called Blue Dog ‘conservative’ Democrats in the House have long touted their caucus as being fiscally-responsible, but what emerges from an analysis of their voting records is a pack of lapdogs who have voted largely in lock-step with their more radical counterparts in House leadership,” said Wilson...
  • Obama ad goes to war with abortion survivor

    09/22/2008 7:42:00 AM PDT · by DaveyB · 25 replies · 560+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | September 20, 2008 | Drew Zahn
    In the increasing flurry of this election season's negative political ads, the Barack Obama campaign produced a TV commercial that not only attacks Republican rival John McCain, but also takes aim at an unusual target: a 31-year-old woman who was born alive after her mother's botched abortion. Obama's commercial predictably takes shots at the GOP campaign, calling McCain's ads "the sleaziest ever, truly vile." But when the screen shows clips of abortion survivor Gianna Jessen and the ad she made asking Obama to reverse his stance on born alive infant protection legislation, the Obama ad calls Jessen's appeal "a despicable...
  • 2005-06 Mass Scorecard for Gubernatorial candidate Mitt Romney (Romney Record)

    02/17/2007 12:35:31 PM PST · by T_townconserv · 6 replies · 583+ views
    Romney's recent governor voting record
  • Christians attack Obama's Record on Gay Rights

    02/08/2007 8:55:42 PM PST · by Rodney Kings Brain · 2 replies · 364+ views
    Pink News ^ | Jan. 8th, 2007 | Tony Grew
    Note: if you click on the link, be aware - this is from a British gay rights magazine and there are some disturbing ads on the page. I apologize for the source and I do not subscribe - I pulled this up on Nexus. He first came to be spoken of as a future President after the Democratic National Convention in 2004. Readers Comments Click here to read and make Comments on this article Advertisement Receive our daily news update email: Related Articles Democrats want more LGBT delegates at 2008 convention Gay TV star challenges “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Countdown...
  • 'Heroes' of Senate liberalism

    03/05/2006 11:39:44 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies · 638+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 5, 2006 | EDITORIAL
    With a dozen or so U.S. senators giving serious consideration to running for their party's 2008 presidential nomination, voters will want to know how the political ideologies of these potential candidates rank among their colleagues. Arguably, voters can best discern the relative ideologies by comparing the votes they cast on identical issues. Both the nonpartisan National Journal and the liberal Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) have recently released their 2005 voting guides, ranking the ideological purity of members of Congress. Herewith is a review of those rankings among the five Democratic senators -- Evan Bayh of Indiana, Joe Biden of...

    10/30/2004 4:18:46 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 27 replies · 753+ views
    Kerry and the Catholic Vote - By Gregory Borse I have been having a conversation with a friend of mine—a democrat who is also Catholic and leaning toward voting for John Kerry, but who is troubled by his stance on abortion but not more so than by President Bush’s prosecution of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a central front in the War on Terror. My friend thinks that Kerry’s voting record on abortion does not necessarily mean that it would be wrong to vote for him anyway—given that the Church teaches that voting for one candidate to prevent a worse candidate...

    10/28/2004 6:29:34 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 34 replies · 2,778+ views
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  • Same-Sex Marriage (John Kerry Voted NO When It Came To Defending States From Gay Marriages)

    10/28/2004 5:16:47 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 22 replies · 2,747+ views
    ProjectVote-Smart ^ |
    HR 3396 9/10/96 Vote to pass a bill to prohibit marriage between members of the same sex in federal law, and to provide that no state is required to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. John Kerry Voted NO.
  • 2 Kerry Votes on War and Peace Underline a Political Evolution

    10/26/2004 9:11:12 PM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 14 replies · 452+ views
    New York Times ^ | 10/27/04 | TODD S. PURDUM
    October 27, 2004JOHN KERRY'S JOURNEY | THE SENATE YEARS2 Kerry Votes on War and Peace Underline a Political EvolutionBy TODD S. PURDUM ASHINGTON, Oct. 26 - On Jan. 11, 1991, Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts took the Senate floor to make a clear, impassioned speech against passage of a resolution authorizing the first President Bush to use force to eject Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces from Kuwait."Are we supposed to go to war simply because one man - the president - makes a series of unilateral decisions that put us in a box, a box that makes war, to a greater...

    10/20/2004 10:43:20 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 9 replies · 873+ views
    Beware the Elegant Evil of John Kerry Written by Maureen Scott Wednesday, October 20, 2004 When President Bush refers to the "Evil Empire," he needs to add one more entity: The "State of Kerry." Mental state, that is. Just as we fear the irrational people who embrace terrorism, we have to fear the irrational state of Kerry's mind. The main difference between the candidates is that Bush speaks out against evil and fights our enemies in order to defend our country. In contrast, Kerry speaks out against Bush in order to advance his own image. He should take heed in...

    10/18/2004 9:27:13 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 8 replies · 518+ views
    Taking a Deep Look Inside John Kerry's Character Written by Joan Swirsky Tuesday, October 19, 2004 Editor: This article was written in April, but its message is still highly relevant: During his primary campaign, John Kerry traveled on private jets, ate lavish dinners with his ever-present and presumably loving wife, was spared any criticsm from his competitors and was lionized by a leftist media. To recover from the extreme ''stress'' of this routine, the senator took a week's vacation at his wife's multimillion-dollar getaway in Idaho. Every eligible American voter must now ask: If simple campaigning made Kerry snap at...
  • Kerry's Stealth Senate Record

    10/18/2004 12:58:06 PM PDT · by bluebeak · 17 replies · 1,368+ views ^ | 10/18/2004 |
    Some 20 Year Senate Record. What a joke! Just How Many Bills Has Kerry Passed? Bush said Kerry passed five bills. Kerry said he's passed 56. Who's right? That depends on the definition of "passed" and "bills." October 15, 2004 Modified:October 16, 2004 Summary At the final presidential debate, Bush said Kerry had passed only five bills during his career, and Kerry said he had passed 56. Actually, we found eleven measures authored by Kerry have been signed into law, including a save-the-dolphins law, a law naming a federal building, a law giving a posthumous award to Jackie Robinson last...

    10/18/2004 8:38:08 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 1 replies · 419+ views
    The Great Masquerade October 18, 2004 - As the candidates square off at the pulpit, stark differences come to light. The American people know President Bush to be forthright – a strong and decisive leader who persevered through the most challenging of times. We are exposed to quite a different story when the rhetorical light is shed on John Kerry. John Kerry’s image, in contrast, remains as fluid as his political posturing for he is completely immersed in an open-ended struggle to reinvent himself and camouflage his questionable past. Looking beyond his self-serving rhetoric and arrogant delivery, one finds the...
  • Kerry Gulf War Vote is CRUCIAL

    10/16/2004 12:25:59 PM PDT · by THJNewYorkCity · 27 replies · 615+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | Oct 15, 2004 | Peter A. Brown
    The best reason to be skeptical that John Kerry has the gumption to defend America's vital interests and allies is not that he has been all over the map about this current war in Iraq. Although such erratic behavior is unpresidential, Kerry's unwillingness to support military action in 1991 against Saddam Hussein after Iraq had invaded and raped neighboring Kuwait is the best reason to question his judgment. The lesson of history -- Kerry's Senate vote against the first Iraq war that hindsight shows to be a reasonable and necessary conflict -- makes his claim that he would be willing...
  • List of his 9 bills in 20 years) John Kerry in the Senate: "The Man Who Wasn't There"

    10/14/2004 10:44:51 AM PDT · by dennisw · 138 replies · 8,104+ views ^ | July |
    Saturday, July 31, 2004John Kerry in the Senate: "The Man Who Wasn't There" Yesterday on ABC's World News Tonight, John Kerry attempted to refute the notion that he has a thin record in the United States Senate, stating, "I've introduced many pieces of legislation that are the law of the land today…" The reality is that during his 19 years in the United States Senate, only five bills and four resolutions John Kerry has been a lead sponsor on have become laws. These bills and resolutions are listed below, following a quote from Dick Morris on Kerry's meager Senate record...
  • Civics 101: John Kerry's Thin Senate Record

    10/14/2004 1:12:55 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 11 replies · 1,120+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 14, 2004
    To:       Interested PartiesFrom:   Bush-Cheney '04 CommunicationsDate:    10/14/04Re:       Civics 101: John Kerry's Thin             Senate Record Last night, President Bush said John Kerry "introduced 300 some bills and he's passed five," meaning just five of Kerry's bills became law.  Kerry responded by claiming, "I've actually passed 56 individual bills that I've personally written."  Nineteen years is long enough for most senators to learn how a bill becomes a law, but John Kerry and his campaign seem to need a civics lesson.  A bill does not become a law until it passes the Senate, passes the House, is reconciled by a conference committee, passes...
  • Republicans Hammer Kerry's Short List of Legislative Accomplishments

    10/14/2004 2:21:18 AM PDT · by kattracks · 12 replies · 741+ views ^ | 10/14/04 | Susan Jones
    ( - The question about what Sen. John F. Kerry has accomplished during his 19-year Senate career came up several times on Wednesday night. "I've actually passed 56 individual bills that I've personally written. And in addition to that, they're not always under my name. There's amendments on certain bills," Kerry said in the third and final presidential debate. But in a post-debate analysis on Fox News, Terry McAuliffe, chairman of the Democratic Party, was hard-pressed to name a single piece of major legislation bearing Kerry's name. The Republican National Committee released a press release quoting various people on...
  • Principles or Politics Senate (The Point)

    10/13/2004 2:43:28 PM PDT · by Angry Republican · 6 replies · 432+ views
    News Central (c/o Sinclair Broadcasting) ^ | Oct 12, 2004 | Mark Hyman
    The election is just three weeks away. With military action in liberating Iraq an election issue we thought we'd review who in the Senate votes on principle and who on politics when it comes to committing our troops to battle. We examined the voting record of each sitting Senator. We looked at the three votes authorizing U.S. military action against Iraq: 91, 98 and 2002. We looked for patterns where Republicans voted to support the two Bushes in 91 and 2002 and against Clinton in 98; and vice versa. We included those Senators who had cast votes when serving in...
  • Michigan Pro-Gun Voting Info and Endorsements

    10/12/2004 5:28:41 PM PDT · by BarbaraMI · 288+ views
    SAFR-PAC ^ | 10/10/04 | SAFR-PAC
    Listing of Michigan legislative candidates, with status determined through surveys, examination of voting records and published statements.
  • The Wonderful Voting Record of John Kerry

    10/12/2004 2:04:48 PM PDT · by cainin04 · 241+ views
    10-12-2004 | W. T. Stewart
    The Wonderful Voting Record of John Kerry By: Will Stewart October 12, 2004 Last Friday night, in the second debate, President Bush finally called John Kerry a “liberal.” Kerry responded by saying “labels don’t fit.” Conservatives take no issue with being called conservative (we’re actually proud of the label). Why is it that liberals are so opposed to a label describing who they are? It seems that we are reminded--about once a month--in the press that this country is split fifty-fifty, right down the middle, between liberals and conservatives. If that is true, then Kerry should take no issue with his voting record...
  • OUT OF ENERGY -- Kerry's Energy Plan Independent Of Reality

    10/11/2004 6:25:43 PM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 20 replies · 827+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | October 11, 2004 | RNC Research
    Monday, October 11, 2004 Out Of Energy   OUT OF ENERGYKerry's Energy PlanIndependent Of Reality______________________________________________________KERRY'S OWN ADVISERS SCOFF AT KERRY'S IDEAS ON ENERGY INDEPENDENCEKerry Energy Advisers Believe Kerry's Energy Plan Is "Unrealistic And Misleading."  "The idea of a United States independent of Middle East oil is a touchstone of Senator John Kerry's campaign and a huge crowd pleaser, but has divided and exasperated many of his most experienced energy advisers.  Some advisers say they worry that Mr. Kerry's focus on freeing the United States from reliance on oil from the Persian Gulf, the linchpin of the energy plan he released...
  • Kerry Strikes Out on National Security

    10/11/2004 7:12:55 AM PDT · by Chickenhawk Warmonger · 6 replies · 637+ views ^ | 10/11/2004 | Robin Mullins Boyd
    Kerry Strikes Out on National Security By Robin Mullins Boyd October 11, 2004 National Security is one of the hot button issues in the 2004 presidential election. President Bush has demonstrated his commitment to keeping us safe since September 11. Despite the fact that there have been no further terrorists attacks on US soil; the Democrats portray the President as "weak" on National Security. Kerry claims that the Bush Administration failed to secure chemical plants, failed to adequately fund the Dept of Homeland Security and failed to have all air cargo screened for explosives. The predominant theme of the Kerry...
  • Kerry: "In 1997, We Fixed Medicare" "We Balanced the Budget" Really? Check the Voting Record, John.

    10/10/2004 5:28:27 AM PDT · by zencycler · 27 replies · 3,635+ views
    Here's what Kerry said in the 2nd debate: KERRY: Actually, Mr. President, in 1997 we fixed Medicare, and I was one of the people involved in it. We not only fixed Medicare and took it way out into the future, we did something that you don't know how to do: We balanced the budget. And we paid down the debt of our nation for two years in a row, and we created 23 million new jobs at the same time. No, maybe I'm missing something, but I think he's referring to the 1997 Balanced Budget Act, which included provisions for...
  • Center scores national security votes in 108th Congress: JOHN KERRY RATES A ZERO, JOHN EDWARDS A 23

    10/09/2004 7:11:40 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies · 1,227+ views
    Center for Security Policy ^ | 10/1/04 | Center for Security Policy
    (Washington, D.C.): The Center for Security Policy released today its instructive sixth edition of the National Security Scorecard - covering the 108th Congress (assessing votes conducted up to September 15, 2004) - that is designed to illuminate the voting records of members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives on important defense and foreign policy issues. The Scorecard considers 12 House and 18 Senate votes. In producing the National Security Scorecard, the Center hopes to assist the American people in understanding the commitment of their elected officials to the time-tested philosophy of promoting international peace through American strength,...
  • Never

    10/08/2004 5:47:13 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies · 556+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/18/2004, Volume 010, Issue 06 | by William Kristol
    From the October 18, 2004 issue: Never have the American people elected as president a candidate with a record on national security issues resembling that of John Kerry. NEVER HAVE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE elected as president a candidate with a record on national security issues resembling that of John Kerry. Consider some of the distinctive national security choices Kerry has made over the years. *** April 22, 1971: The American people have never elected president someone who, while serving in the military, chose to testify (in uniform) against a war his country was then waging. Lt. Kerry asserted before the...
  • President attacks Kerry's liberal record

    10/07/2004 5:51:34 PM PDT · by ambrose · 17 replies · 739+ views
    President attacks Kerry's liberal record By Alec Russell in Washington (Filed: 08/10/2004) President George W Bush will tonight intensify his efforts to brand his rival as too liberal and defeatist, in a debate that has assumed a critical place in the race for the White House. Senator John Kerry's staff expect a fusillade of attacks on his long and liberal record in the senate, as Mr Bush attempts to make up the ground he lost in the first presidential debate last week. The President meets the people of Wausau, Wisconsin Convinced by their own propaganda, many Republicans sat down to...
  • Kerry's Stunning Senate Record

    10/07/2004 2:03:35 PM PDT · by 4Freedom2 · 19 replies · 1,560+ views
    John Kerry’s Stunning Senate Record While analyzing the two presidential candidates Friday night on FOX’s Hannity and Colmes, former education secretary William J. Bennett made the statement that President Bush, unlike Senator Kerry, has a real job. Co-host Alan Colmes took offense at this: “That's -- Do you want to take a shot at someone? I don't think that is a nice thing to say.” Bennett explained that members of the executive branch, whether the president or a governor, must make sure the infrastructure is working smoothly. They also have to “educate the kids, build the highways.” Conversely he asserted...
  • Senator Edwards solidifies conservative voters

    10/07/2004 1:48:48 PM PDT · by backtothestreets · 42 replies · 2,305+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Oct. 5, 2004
    An excerpt for the Vice-Presidential debate. Senator Edwards remarking on the voting record of Dick Cheney when he was in Congress. "He voted against the Department of Education. He voted against funding for Meals on Wheels for seniors. He voted against a holiday for Martin Luther King. He voted against a resolution calling for the release of Nelson Mandela in South Africa."
  • John Kerry Has A 20-Year Record [In Case The Media Forgot]

    10/07/2004 2:15:06 AM PDT · by Gucho · 12 replies · 469+ views
    John Kerry Has A 20-Year Record [In Case The Media Forgot] By Ken Hughes Oct. 6, 2004 It is becoming crystal clear liberals haven’t a clue how a democracy works. In a recent Useless Knowledge article it was suggested America carve Iraq into three separate nations. On the surface this sound like a workable solution America divides the separate sects by religous regions making each autonomous states. This presumably would stop the war and our troops could come home. The problem is America is in Iraq to assure Iraqis have the right to determine their own fate. America isn’t there...
  • Just hang a lantern on Kerry's record

    10/07/2004 3:01:02 AM PDT · by kattracks · 3 replies · 595+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 10/07/04 | Boston Herald editorial staff
    The best thing about the final weeks of a presidential election is not, contrary to popular opinion, that it's almost over. It's that with time running out, candidates have no choice but to cut to the chase.      In a campaign speech yesterday in Pennsylvania, President Bush [related, bio] did just that by contrasting, in the clearest terms yet, the two candidates' records and visions for the future.      ``My opponents' endless back-and-forth on Iraq is part of a larger misunderstanding,'' Bush said. ``Senator Kerry is proposing policies and doctrines that would weaken America and make the world more dangerous.''      That should...
  • The Ghost Senator: Kerry’s 20 phantom years in the upper chamber.

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

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

    10/06/2004 8:18:23 AM PDT · by OPS4 · 8 replies · 853+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10/06/04 | Bruce Bartlett
    Wispy record of Senate ghost By Bruce Bartlett Published October 6, 2004 One of John Kerry's biggest problems is he remains an enigma to most people. We all know more than we want to about his service in Vietnam, but very little about what he has done since. In particular, his 20-year Senate career is a blank.
  • HELP! Did these five Kerry sponsored bills help Heinz Ketchup?

    10/06/2004 10:50:37 AM PDT · by Andy from Beaverton · 48 replies · 1,248+ views | 10/06/04 | Andy from Beaverton
    HELP!  Did these five Kerry sponsored bills help Heinz Ketchup?   63. S.2378 : A bill to provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries.Sponsor: Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] (introduced 4/29/2002)      Cosponsors (None) Committees: Senate Finance Latest Major Action: 4/29/2002 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. 64. S.2379 : A bill to provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of tomato sauce preparation.Sponsor: Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] (introduced 4/29/2002)      Cosponsors (None) Committees: Senate Finance Latest Major Action: 4/29/2002 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred...

    10/06/2004 1:19:04 PM PDT · by mojito · 11 replies · 847+ views
    Congressional Record ^ | 06/03/03 | John F. Kerry
    FEINSTEIN-KENNEDY AMENDMENT TO THE FY2004 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL -- (Senate - June 03, 2003) [Page: S7230] --- [Begin Insert] Mr. KERRY. Mr. President, today I submit into the record a statement to clarify my position on the development of low yield nuclear weapons. Circumstances prevented me from voting last week on the Feinstein-Kennedy amendment to the FY2004 defense authorization bill which would have struck any provisions that might permit research, development, testing, or deployment of low yield nuclear weapons. At the time, my vote was announced as an ``aye'' in favor of a motion to table the amendment. Through no...
  • 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...
  • Hannity (Live thread) Hot on Kerry's record in Senate

    10/04/2004 12:21:41 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 46 replies · 2,522+ views
    10/04/04 | SE Mom
    Sean just opened show with a blistering rant on Kerry's Senate record...sounds like he's on a roll today..
  • LIVE Rush thread- Rush taking Kerry to task for his worthless senate career!

    10/04/2004 9:55:55 AM PDT · by RushCrush · 48 replies · 1,873+ views ^ | 10-4-04 | Rush Limbaugh
    Rush on fire today- talking about Kerry's senatorial flip flops, taking him to task for wasting 20 years in the US Senate. Also talking about raising taxes and class warfare.

    10/01/2004 2:08:53 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 11 replies · 815+ views
    Special Post-Debate Release....10-1, 2004 Style vs. Substance Round 1 Written by JB Williams ©2004-09-30 Before even I become confused by the pundit’s efforts to tell me what I saw and heard last night, I’m writing round one of the 2004 Presidential debates in to my own history book. The answer to who won the first round will depend on who you ask. If you’re asking me, both candidates lost… John Kerry looked good, was articulate, on message, calm, forceful, yet uncharacteristically respectful. Bush looked tired, verbally stumbling at times, a bit too on message, forceful as expected, but almost agitated,...
  • John Kerry Explains War Funding Vote

    09/29/2004 5:40:10 AM PDT · by Michael Goldsberry · 56 replies · 1,038+ views
    AP ^ | AP
    WASHINGTON - On the eve of a foreign policy debate with President Bush (news - web sites), Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (news - web sites) said in an interview that his explanation of why he voted in favor of additional funding for the war in Iraq (news - web sites) before voting against it was "one of those inarticulate moments" in the campaign. Kerry ultimately voted against providing $87 billion for military operations and aid in Iraq and Afghanistan (news - web sites). Although he initially supported the appropriation when it was to be funded at least in part...
  • Bush ad suggests Kerry endangers the country (Quotes Kerry's Senate Record)

    09/28/2004 3:13:34 PM PDT · by QQQQQ · 12 replies · 939+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Sept. 28, 2004 | AP
    “Strength builds peace. Weakness invites those who do us harm,” the ad says, a suggestion that Kerry would be a weak leader in wartime and a country headed by him would be vulnerable to terrorist attacks. The ad accuses Kerry of “refusing to support our troops in combat” and trying to severely slash intelligence budgets and eliminate military weapons after the first attack on the World Trade Center.
  • Kerry touts his record in the Senate

    09/27/2004 8:22:27 PM PDT · by NewMediaFan · 47 replies · 947+ views
    Yahoo! News / USA Today ^ | Sep 27, 2004 | Jill Lawrence
    The introduction was stirring. John Kerry (news - web sites) has "stood up for cops on the street, stood up for your air and your water, stood up ... to balance the budget, stood up and fought for our veterans," said his running mate, John Edwards (news - web sites). And where did he do all that standing up? "Two decades of fighting for you in the United States Senate." Republicans contend that Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee, has a lackluster Senate record and is trying to hide his 20 years there from voters. It's part of their effort to...
  • Ad wars (new anti-Kerry ad: 'a liberal, notes Kerry's votes against anti-gay-marriage legislation')

    09/25/2004 7:46:10 PM PDT · by Cableguy · 3 replies · 411+ views
    US News ^ | 10/4 issue | Wash Whispers
    You knew it was coming, and it has finally arrived. The " John Kerry is a liberal" ad is about to be unleashed. It's from a new special-interest group, Americans United to Preserve Marriage, headed by American Values boss Gary Bauer, who challenged President Bush for the White House in 2000. The ad notes Kerry's votes against anti-gay-marriage legislation and ends, "That's liberal. That's John Kerry. John Kerry, too liberal for America."
  • Kerry,Edwards to busy to vote on Director of Central Intelligence

    09/23/2004 6:21:19 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 18 replies · 672+ views
    U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes ^ | September 22, 2004 | U.S. Senate
    U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 108th Congress - 2nd Session as compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate Vote Summary Question: On the Nomination (Confirmation Porter J. Goss, of Florida, To Be Director of Central Intelligence )
  • John Kerry's Blank Resume

    09/23/2004 1:09:51 PM PDT · by The Great Yazoo · 6 replies · 466+ views ^ | September 23, 2004 | Thomas Sowell
    A blank resume Thomas Sowell (back to web version) | Send September 23, 2004 If someone applied to you for a job but didn't want to talk about what he has been doing in the last 20 years, wouldn't you be suspicious? Might you not think he was insulting your intelligence by expecting you to hire him on the basis of what he did decades ago? Yet for the most important job in this country -- indeed, the most important job in the world -- Senator John Kerry has applied by talking about what he did in a wholly different...
  • A blank resume (kerry's 20 years of non existence in the US senate)

    09/22/2004 10:24:47 PM PDT · by smonk · 26 replies · 867+ views
    townhall ^ | 9/23/2004 | Thomas Sowell
    If someone applied to you for a job but didn't want to talk about what he has been doing in the last 20 years, wouldn't you be suspicious? Might you not think he was insulting your intelligence by expecting you to hire him on the basis of what he did decades ago? Yet for the most important job in this country -- indeed, the most important job in the world -- Senator John Kerry has applied by talking about what he did in a wholly different job back in the 1960s. Never mind that people who were actually there with...
  • Kerry's Record On National Defense

    09/20/2004 11:05:13 AM PDT · by conservativecorner · 4 replies · 431+ views ^ | Sept. 20, 2004 | Unknown
    DID YOU GET THE MEMO? Kerry's Defense Vision Laid Out In 1984 Campaign Memo: Cut, Cut, Cut, Cancel, Cancel, Cancel ____________________________________________________ To Read The Kerry Memo, Click Here. To Read Chairman Gillespie's Memo To Republicans, Click Here. JOHN KERRY'S "OVERALL DEFENSE STRATEGY" Kerry Proposed Cutting $54 Billion From FY 1985 Defense Budget As Part Of "Long-Range Proposal To Cut $200 Billion From The Defense Budget Over Four Years," And Called For Cancellation Of At Least 27 Weapons Systems And Reductions In 18 Other Systems. "[Kerry] recommended cancellation of 27 weapons systems including the B1 bomber, the cruise missile, MX missile,...
  • How Kerry Hood-winked Talk Radio

    09/18/2004 9:37:58 AM PDT · by Repub4bush · 164 replies · 6,896+ views
    Swift Veterans for Truth ^ | 9/17/04 | Geoffrey
    Kerry knew in 2002 when he was preparing his "search committee" that, if his Senate record became an issue or was even talked about on talk radio, they would start at the beginning: 1985. If they did, he knew he was done-for. So he had to come up with some way of distracting conservative talk radio. I guess he rolled the dice and figured he would rather weather the storm over his post-Vietnam activites than have anyone talk about his first four years as a Senator. He probably figured his military record was enough to pull a few pro-military/anti-Bush conservatives...
  • No wonder Kerry isn't running on his Senate record

    09/18/2004 8:34:16 AM PDT · by tdadams · 28 replies · 1,910+ views
    If you had a record as shameful as his, you'd try to bury it also. Here's the rundown: KERRY’S KEY VOTES 107 th Congress, 2001 Senate Votes Against The Bush Tax Cut: Kerry voted against a $1.35 trillion tax cut package to reduce income-tax rates, alleviate the “marriage penalty” and gradually repeal the estate tax. (H.R. 1836, Roll Call Vote #165: Adopted 62-38: R 50-0; D 12-38, May 23, 2001) For Reducing Size Of The Tax Cut: Kerry voted to reduce Bush’s proposed tax cut ceiling by $448 billion over 10 years. (H. Con. Res. 83, Roll Call Vote #69:...