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  • UN urges West to ignore Serbia's arrest warrant for Kosovo PM

    03/23/2006 8:08:22 AM PST · by montyspython · 6 replies · 378+ views ^ | March 22, 2006
    UN urges West to ignore Serbia's arrest warrant for Kosovo PM PRISTINA, Serbia-Montenegro-Kosovo's top U.N. official has urged Western powers to ignore an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia against the province's prime minister, in a letter obtained Wednesday. Soren Jessen-Petersen, the chief U.N. official in charge of running the province, said that his mission did not recognize the validity of the warrant issued in Serbia against Agim Ceku, a former rebel commander who became Kosovo's prime minister earlier this month. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press, Jessen-Petersen cited the U.N.'s sole legal jurisdiction over Kosovo and said...
  • Slobo’s Stooges

    03/16/2006 10:33:46 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 76 replies · 1,246+ views ^ | March 15, 2006 | Jacob Laksin
    "No one now disputes that stopping Slobodan Milosevic was the right thing to do,” wrote the Wall Street Journal this week, several days after the deposed Serbian strongman expired in his cell in The Hague. It’s an appealing sentiment, suggesting as it does that the man who presided over the deaths of 250,000 people in Yugoslavia in the 1990s died unsung and unmourned. In reality, however, even Slobodan Milosevic had his defenders. What is more, they are the same voices--largely on the far Left but also on the isolationist Right--who have now taken up the cause of Saddam Hussein. Many...
  • Criminal Proceedings

    03/14/2006 3:33:02 AM PST · by Doctor13 · 11 replies · 406+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 14 March 2006 | John Laughland
    I was one of the last western journalists to meet Slobodan Milosevic. Having been called to The Hague as a potential witness, I spent an hour in his cell in January last year. Like most who met him, I found him polite and intelligent. "We will win," he told me. "Freedom is a universal value. They have no evidence against me." If the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia were a proper court of law, the charges against him would have been dismissed long ago. Unfortunately, it is a highly politicised organ, created on the initiative of the very...
  • Aide Recounts Milosevic's Last Words

    03/11/2006 8:28:04 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 40 replies · 1,332+ views ^ | 3 11 06 | KATARINA KRATOVAC,
    BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro - A Socialist Party aide of Slobodan Milosevic said Saturday that the ex-president was defiant just before his death. "He told me, 'Don't you worry: They will not destroy me or break me; I shall defeat them all,'" said Milorad Vucelic of the Socialist Party, recounting a phone conversation with Milosevic late Friday. "But it was obvious he was very ill." Milosevic, who was found dead Saturday in his cell at the Netherlands-based war crimes court near The Hague, was daily in contact with Socialist party officials in Belgrade as he carried out his own defense before the...
  • Milosevic's death raises questions

    03/11/2006 6:16:27 PM PST · by bill1952 · 23 replies · 671+ views
    reuters ^ | 03/11/06 | Alexandra Hudson
    The U.N. war crimes tribunal hopes an autopsy on Slobodan Milosevic on Sunday will clear up the cause of his death in his cell only months before a verdict was due in his four-year-old trial. Milosevic, branded the "Butcher of the Balkans" for conflicts that tore Yugoslavia apart in the 1990s, was found dead on Saturday, prompting some world figures and relatives of war victims to say they had been robbed of justice. As questions were raised as to why the trial had dragged on for so long, a tribunal spokeswoman said there was no indication the 64-year-old former Yugoslav...
  • UN war crimes tribunal denies request for Milosevic autopsy in Moscow

    03/11/2006 2:56:45 PM PST · by Proctor · 99 replies · 1,673+ views ^ | 2006-03-12 05:50:15 | Xinhuanet
    UN war crimes tribunal denies request for Milosevic autopsy in Moscow 2006-03-12 05:50:15 BRUSSELS, March 11 (Xinhuanet) -- The U.N. war crimes tribunal said on Saturday it had denied a request by Slobodan Milosevic's lawyer to have the autopsy of the former Yugoslavia president conducted in Moscow instead of The Hague.A tribunal official also declined to comment on a claim by Milosevic's lawyer that he had been poisoned while in jail. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague on Saturday announced that Milosevic had been found dead on his bed in his cell at...
  • Slobodan Milosevic Dies in Prison Cell

    03/11/2006 11:25:13 AM PST · by voice of india · 47 replies · 1,016+ views
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic, the so-called "butcher of the Balkans" being tried for war crimes after orchestrating a decade of bloodshed during his country's breakup, was found dead Saturday in his prison cell. He was 64. Milosevic, who suffered chronic heart ailments and high blood pressure, apparently died of natural causes and was found in his bed, the U.N. tribunal said, without giving an exact time of death. He had been examined following frequent complaints of fatigue or ill health that delayed his trial, but the tribunal could not immediately say when his last medical checkup...
  • FOX says Milosevic is dead....

    03/11/2006 4:07:10 AM PST · by jmq · 593 replies · 14,413+ views
    <p>Slobodan Milosevic, the former Yugoslav leader who orchestrated the Balkan wars of the 1990s and was on trial for war crimes, was found dead in his prison cell at the U.N. detention center near The Hague, the U.N. tribunal said Saturday. He was 65.</p>
  • Americans Want Saddam to Hang if Convicted (... works for *me*...)

    03/08/2006 1:28:12 AM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 37 replies · 5,123+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 03/08/2006 | AP/Will Lester
    WASHINGTON — Most people in the United States want Saddam Hussein to hang if he's convicted at his trial, a view not shared by some longtime American allies. AP-Ipsos polling in eight other countries, where the death penalty mostly has been abolished, found that people there prefer that the former Iraqi leader spend the rest of his life in prison. The countries are Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, South Korea and Spain. Similar, but less dramatic, disparities were found when U.S. attitudes were compared with the eight countries on whether Saddam is getting a fair trial and whether Iraqis...
  • America, The Hague and Ante Gotovina: The Railroading of a Former U.S. Ally

    03/03/2006 8:19:18 AM PST · by Ezekiel2517 · 118 replies · 1,398+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | March 2006 | Robin Harris
    The American Spectator March 2006 SECTION: The railroading of a former U.S. ally. LENGTH: 1511 words HEADLINE: America, The Hague, and Ante Gotovina BYLINE: Robin Harris BODY: GREAT POWERS LIKE AMERICA CANNOT AFFORD to be too sentimental about foreign friends whose purpose has been served. But sometimes it pays to keep faith with individuals who collaborate successfully in one's policy goals. This is particularly so when those concerned know the inside story of U.S. covert activity and when their fate sets a precedent that jeopardizes U.S. personnel. Such is the case of the former Croatian General Ante Gotovina, arrested in...
  • Milosevic seeks subpoena for Clinton to testify

    02/28/2006 3:00:11 PM PST · by Robert Drobot · 34 replies · 974+ views
    Reuters ^ | 28 February A.D. 2006 | Editors
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Lawyers representing Slobodan Milosevic have asked the U.N. war crimes tribunal to issue a subpoena to force former U.S. President Bill Clinton to testify at his trial, documents showed on Tuesday. "In his position as former president of the United States, Mr Clinton had a continuous role and unique knowledge of events relevant to the indictment," the lawyers said in a written request filed last week but only made public on Tuesday. Lawyers Steven Kay and Gillian Higgins said his evidence was needed to make sure the trial was "informed and fair". They said Milosevic had...
  • Accused Bosnian War Criminal Located

    02/21/2006 3:25:30 PM PST · by presidio9 · 128 replies · 1,388+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 2/21/06 | DUSAN STOJANOVIC
    Gen. Ratko Mladic, the fugitive Bosnian Serb commander accused of orchestrating Europe's worst massacre of civilians since World War II, has been located in Serbia and authorities are negotiating his surrender, security officials said Tuesday. ADVERTISEMENT Mladic, considered the most ruthless commander of the Balkan wars of the 1990s, "has not yet been arrested," one official who is close to the operation to find Mladic told The Associated Press. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not entitled to speak to the media. Another security official, also demanding anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information and fears...
  • War Crimes Fugitive Believed Cornered

    02/21/2006 12:50:51 PM PST · by nuconvert · 17 replies · 599+ views
    yahoo news/AP ^ | Feb. 21, 2006
    War Crimes Fugitive Believed Cornered By DUSAN STOJANOVIC, Associated Press Writer War crimes fugitive Gen. Ratko Mladic, accused of genocide and crimes against humanity stemming from the Bosnian war, has been located and authorities are negotiating his surrender, a top state security official said Tuesday. Mladic was located but "he has yet not been arrested," the official, who is close to the operation to locate Mladic, told The Associated Press. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. The state news agency Tanjug reported that Mladic was arrested in Belgrade and being...
  • Top war crimes fugitive Mladic arrested: report

    02/21/2006 9:41:00 AM PST · by montyspython · 84 replies · 1,605+ views
    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Top Bosnian Serb war crimes fugitive General Ratko Mladic has been arrested, the official Serbian news agency Tanjug on Tuesday quoted a local television station in Bosnia's Serb Republic as saying. No immediate confirmation of the report was available. Tanjug said TV BN reported the wartime Bosnian Serb Army commander had been taken into custody in the Serbian capital Belgrade and was being transferred via the northeast Bosnian city of Tuzla to the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague. An earlier report by Belgrade's "Studio B" television said Mladic had been located "in the area of...
  • Russia guarantees Milosevic’s return to trial after treatment

    01/18/2006 10:41:38 AM PST · by A. Pole · 11 replies · 475+ views
    Itar-Tass ^ | January 18, 2006
    MOSCOW, January 18 (Itar-Tass) -- Russia has given guarantees to the Hague International Tribunal for War Crimes in the Former Yugoslavia that its ex-leader Slobodan Milosevic would return to The Hague after medical treatment in Moscow. Foreign Ministry spokesman Mikhail Kamynin said on Wednesday that Russia had submitted “the necessary package of documents” to the International Tribunal. Based on these documents, the Tribunal will be able to make a decision on “a temporary release of Milosevic for a trip to Russia for medical treatment”, the spokesman said. However he noted that the submission of the documents “does not mean...
  • Saddam prefers death by shooting

    01/02/2006 10:16:07 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 173 replies · 3,365+ views
    Washington Times ^ | January 3, 2006 | Paul Martin
    Saddam Hussein has told his lawyers that he wants to be shot by firing squad, not hanged, if sentenced to death during his murder trial, which resumes later this month in Baghdad. Saddam maintains that he is still commander in chief of Iraq's armed forces -- and that a firing squad is "the right way" to execute a military leader. "I'm not afraid of death," he told two of his lawyers in an astonishingly candid five-hour meeting, as he sat in a comfortable chair at the head of the table. "Of course I'm not guilty, but I know they want...
  • Atlanta History Center acquires Gen. Sherman's field orders

    12/27/2005 1:58:49 AM PST · by Crackingham · 215 replies · 2,592+ views
    AP ^ | 12/26/5
    The Atlanta History Center has obtained Civil War field orders handwritten by Union General William T. Sherman. The history center got the field orders in a deal that was clinched with the offer of a bundle of Confederate currency that was donated to the center. Of the documents, 50 are field orders written by Sherman and two are orders written by his aides. They join another 12 orders the Atlanta History Center already had. "Sherman surrendered," said history center president Jim Bruns, who likes the idea of Sherman's orders returning to the city the general ordered burned down. The orders...
  • Bush Senior says Saddam should "shut up"

    12/18/2005 6:36:52 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 33 replies · 1,001+ views
    AFP ^ | December 18, 2005
    Former US president George Bush said in Kuwait that he would like to see ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein "shut up" during his trial and stop acting like he is the president of Iraq. "Well, frankly, I'd like to see Saddam Hussein shut up when he sits in that dock there," in reference to Saddam's combative posture during his trial, Bush said after delivering a keynote address at an economic conference. His remarks were received with a loud applause from the Kuwaiti audience who still remember when Saddam ordered his troops to invade and occupy the emirate in 1990 before...
  • Croatian fugitive general seized

    12/08/2005 9:33:00 AM PST · by Alter Kaker · 10 replies · 409+ views
    BBC ^ | 8 December 2005
    A Croatian general charged with war crimes has been held in Spain, the UN's chief war crimes prosecutor has said. Ante Gotovina - the third most-wanted suspect from the 1990s Balkan wars - was arrested on Wednesday night in the Canary Islands, said Carla Del Ponte. Gen Gotovina, 50, is accused over the death of about 150 Serb civilians during a Croatian offensive in 1995. The Croatian government's failure to arrest him had hampered the country's entry talks with the European Union. Ms Del Ponte said she hoped efforts would now be stepped up to arrest the top two men...
  • Arabs Love France the Best, Poll Says (Thanks to our liberal media)

    12/03/2005 11:31:46 AM PST · by txgirl4Bush · 26 replies · 1,341+ views
    The Omegaletter ^ | Dec 3, 2005 | Jack Kinsella
    Among the world's democracies, the French offers the world's best model of freedom. That's what the polling group, Zogby International found in its survey of the Arab population of the Middle East. Working with Zogby on the poll was the University of Maryland's 'Sadat Chair for Peace and Development's' Department. The questions were put to a cross-section of Arabs in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Given the choices between Germany, Great Britain, France, the United States and Sweden, a plurality of 45% picked France. The poll reveals how effectively the liberal mainstream has poisoned...
  • DRUDGE: White House Plan if Saddam Found 'Not Guilty'

    11/27/2005 2:17:32 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 61 replies · 2,808+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | November 27, 2005 | Matt Drudge
    Senior Bush administration officials have considered the unthinkable: What if Saddam Hussein is found not guilty in his trial? "There will be more charges filed against him, and more charges after that, if needed... he has committed tremendous crimes," a top Bush source explained last week from Washington. Saddam and seven of his former henchmen currently face charges of crimes against humanity over a 1982 massacre of Shiite villagers. A defiant Saddam has refused to recognize the court and has declared himself president of Iraq. Prosecutors hope to win a conviction by using videotape of Saddam issuing assignation orders. Meanwhile,...

    11/17/2005 8:35:51 AM PST · by Al Simmons · 21 replies · 1,863+ views
    An alternative universe ^ | unknown | unknown
    Dateline Dresden, November 17, 1945, AP/UPI: In a speech at the newly re-opened University of Dresden, former President Bill Clinton yesterday criticized the US invasion of Europe, stating that while he agreed that the removal of Adolf Hitler had been a good thing, he did not agree with how it was done. He added that most of Hitler's aides were "good, decent Germans, who were just trying to make the best of a bad situation". Following the news of President Clinton's speech, the defense attorney for accused war criminal Hermann Goering, on trial for his life in Nuremberg, stated that...
  • Plea deal will see Aziz walk free in exchange for his testimony on Saddam atrocities

    10/15/2005 8:33:06 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 32 replies · 1,147+ views
    Telegraph ^ | October 16, 2005
    Tariq Aziz, once Saddam Hussein's most trusted lieutenant, has agreed to testify against the ousted dictator during his forthcoming trial for war crimes, according to his lawyer and American officials. In return for his co-operation, Aziz, 69, Iraq's foreign minister during the Gulf war and deputy prime minister throughout Saddam's 24-year rule, will have the most serious charges against him dropped and be allowed to spend his dotage in exile. The outline plea agreement, under which he will plead guilty to minor charges, was reached after more than two years of delicate negotiations during which Aziz also revealed important intelligence...
  • Waiting for the Noose (Saddam)

    05/19/2005 10:18:04 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 25 replies · 1,268+ views
    The Sun ^ | May 20, 2005 | TREVOR KAVANAGH
    THE noose beckons for the world’s most notorious prisoner as he whiles away his last days in an Iraqi jail. Saddam Hussein, the Butcher of Baghdad, is today a broken man. But hanging will be seen by victims and their relatives as too good for him after his sadistic 30-year reign of terror. As The Sun newspaper's graphic pictures show, his years of corrupt and absolute power are over. Moves are under way to spare his life in an act of mercy HE refused his victims. But we learned last night that Saddam is almost certainly doomed to die. He...
  • A day in the life of President Bush (5/4/05): photos

    05/04/2005 4:09:26 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 381 replies · 4,386+ views
    PRESIDENTIAL NEWS OF THE DAY: Today President Bush attended the Latino Small Business Conference in Washington, and participated in a discussion about Social Security. Also today, the White House released some details of the President's upcoming trip to Europe. The presidential party will travel to Latvia, the Netherlands, Russia, and Georgia May 6-10 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. His visit will honor the shared sacrifice of millions of Americans and Europeans to defeat tyranny, and mark the growth of democracy throughout the continent. Building on the President's February visit to Europe, this trip...
  • University of Northern Colorado Story Confirmed

    03/14/2005 6:11:41 PM PST · by dervish · 28 replies · 1,518+ views
    The course was taught by Assistant Professor Robert Dunkley, who is still with UNC as an Assistant Professor in the newly-formed Criminal Justice Department. The course is now offered through the Criminal Justice Department, as opposed to Sociology, which may explain why some members of the media failed to find it listed among the current course offerings in the Sociology Department at UNC. Taken from the 2002-2003 UNC Course Catalog, the course description is as follows: "SOC 346 - Criminology. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or equivalent. Survey criminal behavior generally, including theories of causation, types of crime, extent of crime, law...
  • Kerry: Something Wrong With Media

    03/04/2005 2:31:04 PM PST · by InvisibleChurch · 68 replies · 2,096+ views ^ | Friday, March 4, 2005 4:10 p.m. EST
    Friday, March 4, 2005 4:10 p.m. EST Kerry: Something Wrong With Media Still smarting from his election defeat last year, Sen. John Kerry blasted the mainstream media during a panel discussion at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library earlier this week, saying they had contributed to an atmosphere of fear and lies. "There is something wrong with who is arbitrating the truth," he said, according to Boston's Daily Free Press. "When fear is dominating the discussion, we have a problem." Kerry said news conglomerates - particularly of broadcast news - were a large part of the problem. "The corporatization of...
  • Another Reason to Take Down Syria - Nazi Alois Brunner

    02/23/2005 4:45:29 AM PST · by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide · 12 replies · 2,309+ views
    WANTED ^ | 2002 | Louis Bulow
    Alive in Damascus: "the most outstanding surviving Nazi war criminal" Never too late for justice .. Alois Brunner was born in Austria in 1912 and joined the Austrian Nazi Party in 1931 at the age of 19. His anti-Semitism was considered to be so extreme that he was swiftly tapped to be Adolf Eichmann’s private secretary. As head of the Nazi’s Jewish affairs office in prewar Vienna, he organized persecution that forced thousands of Jews to flee to other European countries and the United States. When World War II started, he sent 47,000 Austrian Jews to concentration camps. After organizing...
  • The Dark Side of the Muslim Council of Britain

    02/04/2005 4:04:03 AM PST · by crispinblackstar · 5 replies · 673+ views ^ | 3rd February | Chris Blackburn
    The Dark Side of the Muslim Council of Britain By Chris Blackburn | February 3, 2005 On January 27, citizens of the world observed Holocaust Remembrance. In Britain, an official commemoration took place in London’s Westminster Hall, bringing together religious and political leaders from around the country. Prime Minister Tony Blair attended, along with Queen Elizabeth. The only hitch was an inflammatory political statement issued by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the UK’s largest Muslim organization. MCB Secretary General Iqbal Sacranie boycotted the Westminster event, which he accused of neglecting the “ongoing genocide and human rights abuses around...
  • Kerry Trashes Bush in Baghdad

    01/06/2005 8:49:58 AM PST · by Carl/NewsMax · 399 replies · 16,045+ views ^ | Jan. 6, 2005 | Carl Limbacher
    Visiting with U.S. troops in Baghdad on Thursday, failed presidential candidate John Kerry trashed Commander-in-chief George Bush for making "horrendous judgments" and "unbelievable blunders" that have undermined the war effort. In a series of demoralizing comments first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, the defeated Democrat griped, "What is sad about what's happening here now is that so much of it is a process of catching up from the enormous miscalculations and wrong judgments made in the beginning." Kerry said that because of the Bush administration's mistakes, "the job has been made enormously harder." Among the errors cited by the...
  • Primakov: Milosevic for Peace, Not 'Greater Serbia'

    11/30/2004 7:43:10 AM PST · by Jane_N · 8 replies · 382+ views
    Reuters ^ | Tue Nov 30, 2004 | By Emma Thomasson
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Slobodan Milosevic was a peacemaker who did not want to fight for a "Greater Serbia," while an anti-Serb West stoked the bloody collapse of Yugoslavia, Russia's Yevgeny Primakov said Tuesday. Primakov, former Russian foreign minister and prime minister, was testifying in defense of the former Yugoslav president, who is charged with genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Balkans in the 1990s. Primakov said the Western media had portrayed Serbs as "aggressors" and after Bill Clinton was elected U.S. president in 1992, Washington became increasingly anti-Serb. "It became ever more apparent that their course...
  • Russian General's Testimony [for Milosevic]Is Unconvincing

    11/29/2004 10:08:46 AM PST · by mark502inf · 7 replies · 617+ views
    CIJ ^ | 26 November 2004 | By Judith Armatta
    Milosevic Trial - The Hague 23 November 2004 to 24 November 2004 THE HAGUE - The Cold War is alive and well, at least in the worldview of Russian General Leonid Gregorovich Ivashov, who testified for Slobodan Milosevic in his trial for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. -snip- General Ivashov represents the hard line pro-Serb, anti-western position, as his testimony made clear. Ivashov testified that the United States had a broad plan to destroy the rump Yugoslavia (FRY), to discredit its civilian and military leadership and secure the secession of Kosovo at least as early as 1997. The...
  • WSJ: Semper Fi -- The story of Fallujah isn't on that NBC videotape [or al-Jazeera, or al-NBC/MSNBC]

    11/18/2004 6:09:22 AM PST · by OESY · 15 replies · 1,450+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 18, 2004 | Editorial
    ...Have we lost all sense of moral proportion? The al-Zarqawi TV network, also known as Al-Jazeera, has broadcast the tape to the Arab world, and U.S. media have also played it up. The point seems to be to conjure up images again of Abu Ghraib, further maligning the American purpose in Iraq. Never mind that the pictures don't come close to telling us about the context of the incident, much less what was on the mind of the soldier after days of combat. Put yourself in that Marine's boots. He and his mates have had to endure some of the...
  • Kerry's rally in Milwaukee is a Dud

    11/01/2004 2:40:41 PM PST · by NoobRep · 13 replies · 145+ views
    Powerline Blog
    I think people have just had enough of this goober. This from an emailer on the powerline blog

    10/31/2004 10:19:45 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 72 replies · 1,947+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 10/31/04
    Vietnam veteran and major Kerry backer former Senator Bob Kerrey said Sunday that the presidential candidate should apologize to his fellow Vietnam veterans for accusing them of committing war crimes. Asked whether Kerry should "apologize" for his 1971 admission that he committed "the same kind of atrocities as thousands of other soldiers," the Nebraska Democrat told NBC's "Meet the Press", "I think he shou . . ," before stopping in mid-word. Vietnam veteran and major Kerry backer former Senator Bob Kerrey said Sunday that the presidential candidate should apologize to his fellow Vietnam veterans for accusing them of committing war...
  • Wesley Clark Comments on Missing Explosives

    10/27/2004 9:59:23 PM PDT · by Agitate · 107 replies · 1,833+ views
    Official Kerry-Edwards Blog ^ | 10/27/2004 | agitate
    General Clark on Bush's Missing Explosives General Wesley Clark released the following statement today in response to President Bush's remarks today about the missing explosives in Iraq: “Today George W. Bush made a very compelling and thoughtful argument for why he should not be reelected. In his own words, he told the American people that “…a political candidate who jumps to conclusions without knowing the facts is not a person you want as your Commander in Chief.” “President Bush couldn’t be more right. He jumped to conclusions about any connection between Saddam Hussein and 911. He jumped to conclusions about...
  • Kerry Tries Faith to Win Undecided Voters

    10/24/2004 4:36:02 PM PDT · by Byron Norris · 60 replies · 1,334+ views ^ | NewsMax
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Democrat John Kerry on Sunday tried to persuade late-deciding voters that they can put their faith in his leadership by describing the values and beliefs that he says have guided him and would shape his presidency. Kerry said the Bible - and the American dream - says society must take care of its most vulnerable members, but in many ways that test is not being met under the country's current leadership. And he responded to some leaders of the Catholic church who have criticized his support of abortion rights and stem cell research. "I love my...
  • Army Investigator: Kerry Lied About War Crimes

    10/21/2004 5:20:50 PM PDT · by notkerry · 19 replies · 1,320+ views ^ | October 17 2004 | James J. Reilley LTC USA (RET)
    For three years as a Military Police Lieutenant Colonel, I was assigned to Headquarters U.S. Army, Criminal Investigation Command, Washington DC. From Dec. 1971 to Jan. 1975 I was responsible for monitoring all war crime investigations conducted by the CID. On Apr 22, 1971 Lieutenant (jg), John F. Kerry, USNR, testified to a Senate Committee concerning supposed war crime atrocities committed by U.S. Military Personnel. He claimed that we: raped; tortured; acted "in a fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan"; murdered 200,000 each year; and were "more guilty than any other body" of violating the Geneva Convention. The U.S. Navy Criminal...
  • Will John Kerry Be Our War-Criminal-in-Chief?

    10/18/2004 6:42:58 PM PDT · by narses · 21 replies · 1,361+ views
    Mens News Daily ^ | October 18, 2004 | Bob Newman
    Despite my many on-air (television and radio) and in-print (virtual and literal) detailed discussions on John Kerry’s sordid, treacherous past, and despite the admissions cited below, the junior senator from Massachusetts stands about an even chance of being elected to the presidency on 2 November. This grim fact makes me wonder if our nation has finally begun an inevitable slide into a moral abyss from which there is no escape. To that end, here’s a final piece before the election on the traitorous, villainous man-whore known best as “Hanoi John.” In testimony before the United States Senate Armed Services Committee...
  • John Kerry's court-martial?

    10/16/2004 10:54:05 PM PDT · by filly · 23 replies · 1,641+ views
    none ^ | 10/17/2004 | Filip Cruz
    On 9/12/2004 I watched the Kerry Lied Rally on C-SPAN. It an until about 4:30PM EST. Immediately after, they ran a segment with John O'Neill talking about his book at length. In the Q&A afterwards he mentioned that there had been some kind of legal action taken against Kerry.
  • Vietnam Veterans Against the War VVAW, John Kerry, FBI files Section 8 (Oct–Nov 1971)

    09/09/2004 8:49:10 AM PDT · by stockpirate · 29 replies · 7,632+ views
    FBI Files on Vietnam Veterans Against the War VVAW and John Kerry ^ | October - November 1971 | FBI files concerning VVAW and John Kerry
    1. Prior to “Dewey Canyon III” Mike Thelan East Coast Coordinator for the VVAW tells a gathering of possible attendants that the VVAW’s official position is not to encourage anyone to commit acts of violence, but that VVAW activists are not “discouraging someone from “doing it”. VVAW activists are not “discouraging someone from committing acts of violence, pg 4 2. FBI files indicate that “VVAW is under active investigation in view of indications of communist and other subversive infiltration”. indications of communist and other subversive infiltration, pg 24 3. Speaker at VVAW antiwar rally Carl Moore makes following statements, “President...
  • Kerry Anti-War Ally Recants 1971 Claims of War Crimes

    09/08/2004 8:53:36 AM PDT · by Bob J · 49 replies · 3,333+ views
    GOPUSA/Talon News ^ | 9-8-04 | Jeff Gannon
    WASHINGTON (Talon News) -- A former soldier who accused American troops of committing war crimes in Vietnam has recently come forward to recant those charges. Steven J. Pitkin appeared at the "Winter Soldier Investigation" conducted in Detroit in 1971 by former Navy Lieutenant John Kerry and his group, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, but now says that his statements were coerced. In a sworn affidavit on August 31, 2004, Pitkin said that he rode in a van with John Kerry, a national leader of the VVAW, Scott Camil, and others from Washington, DC to attend the conference. The event was...
  • Kerry vets' aide called Fonda 'heroine'

    09/07/2004 2:13:19 PM PDT · by Prost1 · 16 replies · 867+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9/07/04 | FROM JOSEPH FARAH'S G2 BULLETIN
    WASHINGTON – A John Kerry veterans' organizer lived in Hanoi for five years in the 1990s, testified that American troops skinned and crucified Vietnamese in the 1960s and joined the presidential candidate at an infamous 1971 meeting of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War executive committee in which the assassination of U.S. senators was debated, Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin reports.
  • The boats were just the beginning for Kerry

    09/06/2004 10:08:48 PM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 7 replies · 449+ views
    Freeport Ink | 2 September 04 | Me
    Vast attention has been given to the ads in which Swift Boat Veterans For Truth allege that John Kerry lied about his Vietnam service, but we’ve been looking at the wrong question. The question is not whether Kerry is a hero or the liberal version of Major Frank “Ferret Face” Burns from “M*A*S*H.” The question is whether Kerry is a traitor or a war criminal, or both. If that seems like strong language, you haven’t read Kerry’s book, The New Soldier, which you can find at It details some of Kerry’s activities with Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW)...
  • Ex-Officer May Face Justice For Atrocities (Tiger Force - Toledo Blade)

    09/05/2004 6:49:01 AM PDT · by leadpenny · 45 replies · 1,781+ views
    The Toledo Blade ^ | 05Sep04 | Joe Mahr
    TIGER FORCE - Ex-officer may face justice for atrocities - Army lawyer calls for war-crime charge By JOE MAHR, BLADE STAFF WRITER Three decades after an Army platoon repeatedly executed unarmed civilians and prisoners in Vietnam, a military lawyer has recommended the unit's former commander be brought up on a war-crime charge. In what would be an unprecedented event, retired Maj. James Hawkins could face a military court-martial regarding his actions commanding a platoon known as Tiger Force that killed hundreds of unarmed men, women, and children 37 years ago, The Blade has learned. As the scope of war crimes...
  • Film of Kerry War Crimes?

    09/01/2004 3:16:09 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 235 replies · 10,964+ views
    FR ^ | 9/1/04 | Me
    Listening to the Jay Severin Show. Hannity is on, and just said that they have found film of Kerry burning down huts in Vietnam. They haven't got permission from the Cavett show yet, but he sounded as if they believed they would have it by next week for the Hannity and Colmes show.
  • McCain: Grill Kerry on War Crimes Claim

    08/31/2004 12:21:59 PM PDT · by kattracks · 49 replies · 2,104+ views
    NewsMax .com ^ | 8/31/04 | Carl Limbacher
    In his harshest comments to date about John Kerry, Sen. John McCain said Monday that the presidential candidate's claims he committed atrocities during the Vietnam war is a "legimitate" area of concern that requires further explanation. Asked if Kerry should be asked to provide details about his 1971 admission on the Dick Cavett Show that he commited atrocities that violated the Geneva and Hague Conventions, McCain told ABC network radio host Sean Hannity, "I think that, that's legitimate. I do." But McCain defended Kerry's controversial testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee just three months before the Cavett broadcast, where...
  • 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......