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Obama to nominate Senator John Kerry as next secretary of state (truncated title)
Daily Mail (AP) ^ | 12/21/2012 | AP Reporter

Posted on 12/21/2012 8:46:45 AM PST by 1066AD

A senior administration official said on Friday that President Barack Obama will nominate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. as his next secretary of state this afternoon from the White House.

The 69-year-old, who began his tenure in the Senate in 1985, is expected to be a shoo-in during the Congressional confirmation process and will fill the vacancy left by outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The expected announcement will come after the president's top choice for the spot, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, took herself out of the running for the post given the controversy over her reaction to the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on September 11.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: kerry; sos
. . . . I have a plan . . .
1 posted on 12/21/2012 8:46:55 AM PST by 1066AD
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To: 1066AD

Great . . . two national traitors in a row in a very sensitive position. I feel so sorry for this country and what it’s turned in to.


2 posted on 12/21/2012 8:50:35 AM PST by laweeks
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To: 1066AD
Well, he was in Viet Nam, doncha know...
3 posted on 12/21/2012 8:51:12 AM PST by OldSmaj (I am an avowed enemy of islam and obama is a damned fool and traitor. Questions?)
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To: 1066AD

He was against him before he was for him.


4 posted on 12/21/2012 8:51:30 AM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: 1066AD

Don’t the dims have any bright new stars? It seems they keep digging up their worst from their past.........


5 posted on 12/21/2012 8:51:30 AM PST by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: 1066AD
You Rang?


6 posted on 12/21/2012 8:54:29 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: 1066AD

Senator John Kerry as next secretary of state

Here he comes to save the day....!


7 posted on 12/21/2012 8:55:40 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: 1066AD

3 Purple Hearts, 1 Band-Aid. And a Silver Star for gunning down in a single fleeing enemy soldier.


8 posted on 12/21/2012 8:57:10 AM PST by Raster Man
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To: basil
I always marveled at the Dems reaction when one of their heavy hitters dies or retires. For us it's a loss but we know there are still good men and women to step up and keep our ideas alive in the political arena. For them their ideas die with the person.
9 posted on 12/21/2012 8:57:59 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: TexasCajun

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee _ and possibly the next secretary of state _ says mistakes were made at the State Department in the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Libya, but Congress shares some of the blame. Kerry also faults lawmakers for failing to provide sufficient funds to the State Department.

10 posted on 12/21/2012 9:01:45 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: 1066AD
Hey, hey, ho, ho!
Kerry! Sign your one-eight-oh!
11 posted on 12/21/2012 9:01:57 AM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: 1066AD

We just might see a President John Kerry after all. Bet he’ll be running.

We’d have been better off if the Mayans were right.


12 posted on 12/21/2012 9:01:57 AM PST by tsowellfan
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To: 1066AD
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13 posted on 12/21/2012 9:02:04 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: OldSmaj

“Senator Kerry, I remind you that you are under oath. Is it not true that you were dishonorably discharged? And if not, will you release your records to demonstrate that fact?”


14 posted on 12/21/2012 9:04:13 AM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: OldSmaj

Well, he was in Viet Nam, doncha know...

Wasn’t that where he got his butt shot off?


15 posted on 12/21/2012 9:06:11 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: 1066AD; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

Tonkin is rotating in his grave right now...


16 posted on 12/21/2012 9:08:10 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Bitsy

Wasn’t that where he got his butt shot off?
= = = = = = = = = = = = = =

Target that big hard to miss.

“Kiss my Arse”...”Mark the spot.- YOU are all Arse”.

Kerry just another in the line of losers and Arseholes the people of MA just have foisted upon us.

IF they hate “US” that bad, maybe they are the ones that should secede.


17 posted on 12/21/2012 9:10:33 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: basil

They are saving their Hispanics for 2016. Mayor Julian Castro or Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Pass amnesty, then run one of these “diverse candidates”.


18 posted on 12/21/2012 9:13:01 AM PST by EEGator
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To: 1066AD

By best guess is, he will be confirmed by at least 90 votes.


19 posted on 12/21/2012 9:14:17 AM PST by Tupelo (I'm an old man and most people hate me, but I don't like them either so that makes it all even.)
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To: 1066AD
Horse Face is desperate to rise above his matrimonial gold-digger status and even though bribing the DNC to make him a presidential nominee (like Mitt did the RNC) failed in the end he has the inflated undeserved self-esteem to think he can advance any farther than a rich woman's whore...selling America down the foreign affairs river in order to please the traitor Marxist Obama is his latest lame scheme.

Sad sad sad.

20 posted on 12/21/2012 9:15:13 AM PST by Happy Rain ("Gun free zones are baited fields.")
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To: 1066AD

"DID YOU KNOW HE SERVED IN VIET NAM?"

I cannot believe this traitorous asshole would be nominated for ANYTHING but a Trial......what an asshole.

21 posted on 12/21/2012 9:21:10 AM PST by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: 1066AD
He's Got a Plan 1:49 sec
22 posted on 12/21/2012 9:25:39 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: 1066AD

MamaT is going to love this gig. She’ll be able to flit all over the world on OUR DIME just like Cohen’s wife Janet Langhart.

Only positive is we’ll finally get him out of MA.


23 posted on 12/21/2012 9:26:03 AM PST by surrey
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To: Bitsy
Wasn’t that where he got his butt shot off?

So he claims.

But the real question is: "Where was he when Teresa cut his...uh, well, you know...off and displayed them in a mayonnaise jar on the mantle of the Heinz mansion?"

But, then, on the other hand, who really gives a rat's ass as to what happens or has happened to the horse-faced son of a bitch?

He's a traitor and a liar.

Not too much different from his soon-to-be predecessor, Hillery, or his soon-to-be employer, obama.

(Lack of capitalization for obama is intentional.)

24 posted on 12/21/2012 9:31:42 AM PST by OldSmaj (I am an avowed enemy of islam and obama is a damned fool and traitor. Questions?)
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To: Raster Man
He shot more videos, than Viet Cong.

Zippo Hero

25 posted on 12/21/2012 9:36:21 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: 1066AD

Well, at least he has some experience in foreign diplomacy (unlike Arkie Hillary)....he has all that Paris Peace talk experience as a liaison for the Viet Cong.....remember?


26 posted on 12/21/2012 9:37:03 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: 1066AD

Turbo Tax Cheat Timmy for the IRS and a Coward for Secretary of State.

Personally, I think cuckolded Wife of the Impeached is the greater outrage for SOS, but most American voters and many “freepers” here decided that Hussein knows best for America....

FU Hussein Heads!


27 posted on 12/21/2012 9:46:07 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: 1066AD

Someone remind me...did he serve in Vietnam?

Seriously, this jackass is Susan Rice with maybe a teaspoon more testosterone.


28 posted on 12/21/2012 9:56:15 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: laweeks

Yes, what about all the lying after NAM


29 posted on 12/21/2012 10:02:51 AM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2016 OR BUST)
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To: Friendofgeorge

AND.....he speaks French...dontchaknow?


30 posted on 12/21/2012 10:12:39 AM PST by tenthirteen
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To: 1066AD

God help us all. May Kerry run out the clock at three score and ten.


31 posted on 12/21/2012 10:16:48 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: 1066AD
Yea - this is gonna work out real well for the country


32 posted on 12/21/2012 10:39:43 AM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: All
LOL...31 posts and no one put this up?

You guys are slackin!


33 posted on 12/21/2012 10:40:04 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: 1066AD

So if Obama cannot appoint a stupid woman he will appoint a cowardly Gigolo.


34 posted on 12/21/2012 10:47:22 AM PST by Venturer
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To: 1066AD
More 'cover story' versus 'the truth' coming from the 0bama regime. The cover story being that somehow Kerry is a distinguished American for serving his country, blah blah blah.. The truth being that Kerry is communist who disparages, mocks and disgraces our troops while helping the Viet Cong kill American soldiers.

More 'cover story' grand standing by 0bama to create the false impression that he and his staff are working on behalf of our Constitution when in actuality they're trying to kill it, along with our superpower status.

“A lot of good people opposed the war, but some, like John Kerry, went too far. He joined the radical left wing of the anti-war movement and shared the microphone with Jane Fonda and other radicals. He promoted himself by telling unforgivable lies about Vietnam servicemen and women, and he did this under oath.” Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2004/05/24667/#dopautq1Iq0XzFpJ.99

35 posted on 12/21/2012 11:02:16 AM PST by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: 1066AD

Two jackass socialists in a row, nominated by this most miserable lying phony to ever occupy the White Hut and then to be confirmed by a gaggle of imbecilic goofy asshats!!

Kerry is a walking joke. Not just his lurch-like appearance, his large hair and his tall frame, but his lame-brained demeanor. How this homely freak of a man ever became a gigolo and married the ketchup heiress will remain one of life’s mysteries.

He, like the fatso before him, will lumber through the halls of foreign governments making honest Americans wince every time they see his unsightly countenance (dis)grace the television screen.

God help these (dis)United States of America!

It’s enough to make many of us feel like ‘The Man Without A Country.’


36 posted on 12/21/2012 11:04:50 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: 1066AD
Sign the SF 180, John. You got nothin' to hide, right?

5.56mm

37 posted on 12/21/2012 11:08:29 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: 1066AD

Oh good, one traitor nominates another. The country continues to sink lower and lower...............


38 posted on 12/21/2012 11:09:41 AM PST by ducttape45
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To: treetopsandroofs

Indeed. 0bama continues his campaign to scuttle or smother any further discussion or ACCOUNTABILITY for Benghazi by redirecting the spotlight away from himself, Hillary, Rice, etc., and onto Kerry. Will Congress let him get away with burying Benghazi? Probably.


39 posted on 12/21/2012 11:09:41 AM PST by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: 1066AD

Never met a commie traitor he didn’t like.


40 posted on 12/21/2012 11:13:18 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: 1066AD
Lurch will be just as effective running foreign policy as he is hauling in a 2-yard pass.
41 posted on 12/21/2012 11:17:23 AM PST by ScottinVA (More dizzying than a Tilt-a-Whirl is an around-a-circle argument with a liberal about gun control.)
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To: 1066AD
Nothing suspect about Kerry's judgment comes to mind.... Nothing at all...


42 posted on 12/21/2012 11:21:23 AM PST by ScottinVA (More dizzying than a Tilt-a-Whirl is an around-a-circle argument with a liberal about gun control.)
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To: 1066AD
Never knew until John Kerry did it that nasally inhaling a Philly cheese steak sandwich was possible....


43 posted on 12/21/2012 11:23:28 AM PST by ScottinVA (More dizzying than a Tilt-a-Whirl is an around-a-circle argument with a liberal about gun control.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
or the classic wuss football catches and throws...

"Oh oh watch the face! Watch the face! Tuh-ray-zuh wouldn't like it if my visage wasn't properly pampered!


44 posted on 12/21/2012 11:31:22 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Ha, I forgot about those!


45 posted on 12/21/2012 11:44:29 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: traditional
I don't believe he “served”, he was there only long enough to get films of himself, reenacting his heroic panicky flights from any signs of danger and to get his flaky butt band-aided. The thought of that, whatever, representing my America brings a little bit of vomit to the back of my mouth.
SFC Retired
Terence S Pratt
Korea-VN-Master Parachutist
OH, did I mention I abhor that POS”
TSP
46 posted on 12/21/2012 5:00:13 PM PST by coldflamingo (Old Paratrooper/Nam Vet/Retired SFC USArmy)
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To: laweeks

“Great . . . two national traitors in a row in a very sensitive position. I feel so sorry for this country and what it’s turned in to”.

My sentiments as well. John Effing Kerry, who by the way served in Vietnam, shouldn’t be dog catcher, much less a Senator.


47 posted on 12/22/2012 4:09:57 AM PST by wita
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To: 1066AD

Yet again, a member of the elite oligarchy has been regurgitated back into our lives. This is the best our country has to offer?

We are truly in trouble.


48 posted on 12/22/2012 7:53:40 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: laweeks
But Johnny's a hero!

A VC hero!

Photograph of John Kerry meeting with Comrade Do Muoi, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, in Vietnam. Photo displayed in the War Remnants Museum (formerly the \'War Crimes Museum\') in Saigon. The June 2, 2004

49 posted on 12/23/2012 4:14:54 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: 1066AD

Another “in your face America” moment for O’Beast.


50 posted on 12/23/2012 10:55:57 AM PST by crosshairs (It's all about good vs evil. In the end, evil is destroyed.)
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