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  • Romney explains '92 vote for Tsongas

    02/16/2007 6:52:46 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 86 replies · 903+ views
    ABC News ^ | February 16, 2007 | Jonathan Greenberger
    ABC News' Jonathan Greenberger Reports: Republican presidential candididate Mitt Romney offered a new explanation today for why he supported a Democrat in 1992. That year, Romney, then a registered independent, voted for former Sen. Paul Tsongas in the 1992 Democratic presidential primary. He told ABC's George Stephanopoulos, in an interview that will air Sunday on "This Week," that his vote was meant as a tactical maneuver aimed at finding the weakest opponent for incumbent President George H.W. Bush. "In Massachusetts, if you register as an independent, you can vote in either the Republican or Democratic primary," said Romney, who until...

    01/15/2005 6:16:07 AM PST · by NorthOfTheRiver · 15 replies · 985+ views
    The Illinois Leader ^ | 11/26/2004 | Connie Lynne Carrillo
    As the dust and ash settles from the recent earthshaking eruption of Mt. Republican, I think it's time to take stock of where we are in now red America. Dazed and confused blue-media types are still stumbling around unshaven and disheveled, trying to comprehend it all. I feared somebody had died when newspapers were draped in funereal, foreboding headlines like, “What will happen to us now?!” or “Where will we go?!” Classic headlines like, “BUSH WINS!” or “REPUBLICAN SWEEP!” mysteriously vanished. The endangered species, formerly known as the Big Three networks, are re-evaluating their existence. Dan Rather, shaky, pale and...
  • Cyclone Kerry may move towards Australia

    01/08/2005 5:13:47 PM PST · by Red Sea Swimmer · 36 replies · 869+ views
    Yahoo Australia News ^ | Sunday January 9, 12:02 PM | Staff Writer
    Cyclone Kerry may move towards Australia. Weather forecasters are keeping a close watch on a cyclone expected to move slowly towards Australia. The category three Cyclone Kerry formed near Fiji on January 6 and has moved slowly westwards, weather forecaster Jeff Callaghan said. "It's way, way out in the eastern part of our area and moving very slowly at the moment," Mr Callaghan told AAP. "It will probably do that for another 24 hours then just slowly move towards the Queensland coast." By mid-morning, Cyclone Kerry was in the Coral Sea about 1,200 km east-north-east of the north Queensland city...

    10/12/2004 5:28:01 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 5 replies · 308+ views
    During the October 8 presidential debate in St. Louis, I noticed that John Kerry kept saying he has a "plan"; a plan for just about everything from saving Medicare to winning the war on terror. He kept repeating the word over and over, and it struck me that if indeed he does have all these plans to make our lives so much better, why hasn't he ever shared them with the U.S. Senate? After all, even though he rarely participates in any Senate business anymore, he is still a Senator. Isn't he obliged to show up every once in a...
  • Bubba Don’t Windsurf

    09/30/2004 2:23:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies · 1,080+ views
    NRO ^ | September 30, 2004 | Gary L. Gregg
    E-mail Author Author Archive Send to a Friend <% printurl = Request.ServerVariables("URL")%> Print Version September 30, 2004, 8:10 a.m. Bubba Don't WindsurfRed appeal. The Bush campaign finally unleashed the assault weapon of witty political commercials. I saw it coming since I caught my first glimpse of Senator Kerry windsurfing in the summer, and I wondered when the footage would be used. Now it's here, and even if it doesn't run regularly from now until the election, the damage may already have been done to Kerry's hopes of being the first northeasterner elected president in more than four decades. Textbooks...
  • WINDSURFER WATERLOO (why the surfboard--not the snowboard--is Kerry's Achilles' heel)

    09/26/2004 3:49:00 AM PDT · by Mia T · 47 replies · 6,475+ views
    NRO ^ | 9.26.04 | Mia T
    WINDSURFER WATERLOOwhy the surfboard--not the snowboard--is Kerry's Achilles' heel by Mia T, 9.26.04 THE HOT DEBATE OVER THE WINDSURFING AD [09/23 11:54 AM] There is apparently much debate about the windsurfing ad over at the Corner. Here's the CNN summary of the charges and countercharges so far: Underscoring the Bush attacks was a new television ad showing Kerry windsurfing to the strains of the "Blue Danube" waltz. A narrator reads a list of what the Bush campaign contends are the senator's vacillating positions on the Iraq war, education and Medicare. The ad ends with the tag line: "John Kerry. Whichever...
  • Windsurfing in the Persian Gulf (WHY JOHN KERRY IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA)

    09/24/2004 6:52:39 AM PDT · by Mia T · 16 replies · 5,677+ views
    9.24.04 | Mia T
    Windsurfing in the Persian GulfWHY JOHN KERRY IS DANGEROUS FOR AMERICA by Mia T, 9.24.04 Kerry is UNFIT #21: THUMBSUCKER SERIES-BOARDHEAD TO THE RESCUE- (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE) "I mean, I was in Safwan. I went there when the signing of the armistice took place at the end of the war." John KerryThe O'Reilly Factor, 2001 ohn Kerry's odd phrasing, above, suggests he was more likely windsurfing in the Persian Gulf than witnessing the signing of the Gulf-War cease fire. (Kerry's prior relevant vote, as well as his tawdry dilettantish tendencies, would tend to support this...
  • Surfing the Northwest, Where the Winds Are (The Times tries to do damage control for Kerry)

    09/24/2004 6:30:48 AM PDT · by OESY · 3 replies · 457+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 24, 2004 | WENDY KNIGHT
    The first thing you notice driving east into Hood River, Ore., is the neon-colored sails skimming across the mile-wide Columbia River, looking like fluttering butterfly wings as they catch the afternoon sun. It takes a moment to realize there are people with those sails, standing on boards propelled by the wind. And then it's clear why Hood River is the epicenter of windsurfing in North America: wind, water and sun. Designated a National Scenic Area in 1986, the Columbia River Gorge, which separates Oregon and Washington, is the only east-west gap in the Cascade Range. The prevailing westerly winds in...
  • NEW! Hear John "1 Position on Iraq" Kerry's '71 Replay (Why Kerry's lethally dangerous for America)

    09/23/2004 8:51:01 AM PDT · by Mia T · 18 replies · 2,694+ views
    John Kerry, Gen. Tommy Franks (Ret.), Lt. Col. Jim Zumwalt, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.) | 9.23.04 | Mia T
    John "One Position on Iraq" Kerry's 1971 Replay WHY JOHN KERRY IS LETHALLY DANGEROUS FOR AMERICAWHY THE LEFT IS GONNA GET US KILLED   by Mia T, 9.23.04     (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE)    KERRY DOESN'T HAVE THE JUDGMENT TO BE PRESIDENT Senator Kerry's contradictions on Iraq are the wrong signal to send to our troops on the ground, to our coalition partners, to the Iraqi people and to the terrorists seeking our destruction. On the eve of Prime Minister Allawi's visit to the United States, Senator Kerry today said that America and the...
  • new Kerry windsurfing ad from GWB -- direct download??

    09/22/2004 7:13:07 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 10 replies · 1,085+ views
    Does anyone know a URL to download the new Kerry windsurfing ad from the web site? I checked the clip properties, hoping to download it, but it's streaming media only. Thanks.
  • Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Television Advertisement: "Windsurfing"

    09/22/2004 1:08:33 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 19 replies · 1,468+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 22, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- Today, Bush-Cheney '04 announced the release of the campaign's newest television advertisement, "Windsurfing."  The ad highlights John Kerry's tendency to go whichever way the wind blows on the most important issues facing our nation, including the War on Terror, education reform and health care.  The ad will rotate in on national cable and in select local markets.Script For "Windsurfing" President Bush: I'm George W. Bush and I approve this message.Voice Over: In which direction would John Kerry lead? Kerry voted for the Iraq war, opposed it, supported it, and now opposes it again. He bragged about...
  • Kerry’s Iraq Position Shifts Like ‘Windsurfing Off Nantucket Island’

    09/10/2004 10:57:57 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 4 replies · 286+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 10, 2004
    Something to Yak About – Kerry’s Iraq Position Shifts Like ‘Windsurfing Off Nantucket Island’ Saying that John Kerry has treated the issue of the war to oust Saddam Hussein, “like a local sewer project,” the Gentleman from Massachusetts was pummeled in an Oregonian opinion piece penned by Kerry on Iraq documentary viewer and associate editor David Reinhard. “Maybe this is all agonizing nuance and complexity. Or maybe it's all just politics. Whatever the case, it's hardly the clear, consistent and principled presidential leadership we need in wartime,” observes Reinhard. Kerry’s Iraq Plans QuestionedAn item in Friday’s International Herald Tribune correctly...
  • Looking for Picture posted here

    09/07/2004 9:28:13 AM PDT · by meeps · 3 replies · 322+ views
    I am looking for the picture posted here a few times of Kerry windsurfing and the shark that says Swiftboat Veterans for Truth about to eat him. Does anyone know where that picture is????
  • Who Among Us Does Not Love Windsurfing? [Free Republic mentioned]

    09/05/2004 8:46:21 AM PDT · by Sarastro · 155 replies · 6,256+ views
    The New York Times ^ | September 5, 2004 | Kate Zernike
    YOU'D think John Kerry could be excused for wanting to spend a summer afternoon on the water. Instead, David Letterman mocked him for windsurfing instead of campaigning. Jay Leno played the flip-flop card, quipping that even Mr. Kerry's hobby depends on which way the wind blows. Zell Miller, who could himself be accused of being flip-flopper-in-chief, derided Mr. Kerry's swim trunks as "silly little bicycle pants." Conservative blogs lumped the windsurfing in with Mr. Kerry's other elite hobbies - skiing, biking, flying between vacation homes. ("He married the all-inclusive package," sneered one posting on "EVERYTHING is included.")Like the helmeted...
  • Kerry zigzags while windsurfing, can't sail a straight line

    09/03/2004 6:39:16 PM PDT · by RealStupid · 7 replies · 279+ views ^ | 09/01/04 | Preston Coleman
    Windsurfing Kerry Zig-Zags, Flip-Flops, Declares 'Fishin' Accomplished' 09/01/04 MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Massachusetts At a private beach near Martha's Vineyard today, Democrat presidential nominee John Kerry wrestled with strong and turbulent winds that threatened to sink his vessel. Kerry first got into trouble when he launched his fragile, wind-driven craft without carefully checking the speed and direction of the prevailing middle-easterlies. This oversight was compounded when the senator began zig-zagging erratically across the dappled waters of Nantucket Sound, unable, apparently, to sail in a straight line. Then, as Kerry leaned precipitously to the right, a savage rush of hot air flipped his...

    08/31/2004 1:16:40 PM PDT · by Mia T · 20 replies · 3,762+ views
    CNN | 8.31.04 | Mia T
    Kerry is UNFIT #21: THUMBSUCKER SERIES-BOARDHEAD TO THE RESCUE- (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE) Kerry is UNFIT #20: THUMBSUCKER SERIES-PREEMPTION-(the whole ball of wax) (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE) thanx to YaYa123   NEW! NEW! "The Bush administration is so enthralled by the idea of preemption and American military might….This is the consequence of a policy that regards legitimacy as largely a product of force and victory as primarily a triumph of arms." John Kerry COUNCIL FOR FOREIGN RELATIONS3 December 2003 "I listened to what Senator Kerry had to say in...
  • Israel wins first Olympic gold

    08/25/2004 8:59:18 AM PDT · by Alouette · 74 replies · 1,278+ views
    AP ^ | Aug. 25, 2004 | Bernie Wilson
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A windsurfer whose first name means ``wave'' in Hebrew gave Israel its first Olympic gold medal ever Wednesday, taking a plunge in the Saronic Gulf to celebrate. Gal Fridman sailed a remarkably consistent regatta, never finishing worse than eighth in the 11-race series. He placed second in Wednesday's decisive race. After Fridman crossed the finish line, he took a victory dip and then wrapped himself in an Israeli flag when he came out of the water. Fridman's victory finally gives Israelis the chance to hear their national anthem during a medal ceremony, scheduled for later in...
  • Kerry Creates His Own Windstorm

    08/19/2004 8:15:00 AM PDT · by goodnesswins · 13 replies · 681+ views
    Hood River News ^ | August 18, 2004 | Janet Cook
    Kerry creates his own windstorm Candidate greets crowd at HR Marina Photo by Janet Cook An estimated 300 people ventured to the Hood River waterfront, adjacent to the marina, to get a glimpse of Kerry -- or an autograph, handshake, or hug. Television cameras and sound booms help frame the scene. By JANET COOK News staff writer August 18 Saturday’s uncharacteristically cool, damp and windless weather nixed long-held plans by presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry to spend the day windsurfing in Hood River. But the Massachusetts Democrat, who was in Medford on Thursday and Portland on Friday, came to town...
  • Kerry on a Roll -- But Risks Remain (Out of Touch Elitist Remark)

    08/16/2004 10:55:57 AM PDT · by EllaMinnow · 47 replies · 1,885+ views
    ABC News | Aug 15, 2004 | Teddy Davis
    K E T C H U M, ID, August 15, 2004— Sen. John Kerry, resting for three days in Ketchum, Idaho, is coming off of a warmly received 15-day post-convention tour that brought him into contact with 300,000 people in 17 states. But comments Kerry made to reporters on the back of his campaign plane on Saturday suggest that elitism, uncontrollable events, and the power of incumbency remain risks. Undeterred by the lack of wind that thwarted his plans to windsurf in Oregon on Saturday, Kerry said on his plane that he would return to Oregon from Idaho on Monday...