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  • McChrystal's plan overreaches, Kerry says

    10/26/2009 7:14:02 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 61 replies · 2,343+ views
    UPI ^ | Oct. 26, 2009
    U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal's troop request for Afghanistan overreaches and is overly fast, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., said Monday. Kerry said three conditions -- sufficient Afghan troops, reliable local assistance and sufficient development aid -- must be met before additional troops could be deployed to the country, The Hill reported. "I am convinced from my conversations with Gen. Stanley McChrystal that he understands the necessity of conducting a smart counterinsurgency in a limited geographic area," Kerry said in a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations. "But I believe his current plan reaches too far, too fast." Kerry, the...
  • GOP Calls for Dem Opponents to Distance Selves From Kerry Comments

    10/31/2006 8:07:06 PM PST · by blogblogginaway · 50 replies · 1,742+ views
    FOXNEWS.COM ^ | oct. 31, 2006 | FOX NEWS
    WASHINGTON — Republicans are trying a seemingly successful technique found in Democratic campaign playbooks, linking their opponent to an objectionable gaffe much the way Democrats have pinned Republican candidates to politically unpopular President Bush. That appears to be the game plan as the GOP seeks to make John Kerry a last-minute issue before next Tuesday's midterm election by demanding to know whether their Democratic opponents support the Massachusetts senator's recent criticism of U.S. troops in Iraq. "Sen. Cantwell is Sen. Kerry's host in our state," reads a press release from Mike McGavick, Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell's Republican opponent. "She has...
  • Convention-al wisdom divided on moonbats and hacks (Mass.)

    06/02/2006 12:54:55 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 3 replies · 561+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 06/02/06 | Howie Carr
    Top Ten things overheard at tomorrow’s state Democratic convention in beautiful downtown Worcester: 10. “If I vote for Reilly, can he get my OUI broomed too?” 9. “Trav’s taking me with him to Massport.” 8. “Goin’ anywhere special for Bunker Hill Day?” 7. “I ain’t paid for a meal since Gabrieli got in the fight.” 6. “Why didn’t we go to Springfield - they got more strip joints.” 5. “You mean this isn’t the Michael Moore film festival?” 4. “Trav’s taking me with him to the Mass Pike.” 3. “Have you signed the clemency petition to Judge Stearns for Tommy...
  • Semi-News: Kerry Says Bush Stifling Dissent

    05/01/2006 4:37:45 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 9 replies · 197+ views
    AZCONSERVATIVE ^ | 28 Apr 2006 | John Semmens
    Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.), in an address to a standing ovation at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, said that those who disagree with the Bush administration's policies are being stifled. "Some, like Cindy Sheehan, have been arrested," said Kerry. "One man has been shot by Vice-President Cheney. Others are frightened into silence by stories of torture and terror of those who have fallen into the clutches of this evil administration." "Bush Administration demands that the media be fair and unbiased in their reporting have sent a 'chill' through newsrooms across America," Kerry continued. "Broadcasters and editors have been intimidated into withholding...
  • Kerry calls for Rumsfeld's resignation after new 'Bin Laden' tape

    04/23/2006 6:08:49 PM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 79 replies · 2,018+ views
    Kerry calls for Rumsfeld's resignation after new 'Bin Laden' tape Washington - US Senator John Kerry on Sunday called on Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to resign following the airing of a new recording attributed to fugitive al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Bin Laden slipped past US troops from his hideout in the Tora Bora area of Afghanistan in late 2001 because Rumsfeld had not committed enough troops to finding him, Kerry, the Democratic Party candidate in the 2004 presidential election, told ABC television. The failure to catch the al-Qaeda head on that occasion was one of the biggest catastrophes...
  • John Kerry Opposes Iran Nuke Strike, Backs Censure

    04/09/2006 7:24:43 PM PDT · by do the dhue · 58 replies · 1,446+ views
    newsmax ^ | 4/9/06 | Carl Limbacher
    John Kerry Opposes Iran Nuke Strike, Backs Censure 2008 presidential hopeful John Kerry said Sunday that he opposes a U.S. strike against Iran's nuclear facilities that would involve nuclear bunker-busting bombs - and announced his support for Sen. Russ Feingold proposal to censure President Bush. Asked about reports that U.S. contingency plans include using "tactical nuclear devices" in a possible Iran attack, Kerry told NBC's "Meet the Press": "I think that is another example of the move from the hip, shoot from the hip, cowboy diplomacy of this administration . . . For us to think about exploding tactical nuclear...
  • John Kerry leads President Bush 52%-44% (March 2004)

    02/27/2006 5:42:58 PM PST · by iPod Shuffle · 30 replies · 734+ views
    USA Today/Gallup ^ | March 2004
    WASHINGTON — In the first national poll since the presidential campaign became a two-person race, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry leads President Bush, 52%-44%. Kerry's 8-point lead with likely voters in the USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll comes after he effectively clinched the Democratic nomination on Tuesday and Bush followed with three speeches criticizing Kerry's record in the Senate and charging that the country would be less safe under his leadership.
  • Kerry says he still wants to be president

    11/17/2005 10:45:00 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 77 replies · 2,505+ views
    AP ^ | November 17, 2005
    Senator John Kerry says losing last year's election hasn't soured him on wanting to be president. Asked if he wanted to run again in 2008, Kerry says it's too early to say. But he added: "Would I like to be president? Yes, obviously." Kerry made the comments today on C-N-N. The senator says he won't base his future presidential ambitions on whether other Democrats like Hillary Clinton join the race. During the interview, Kerry also said his vote authorizing President Bush to use military force was a mistake. He says he'd change his vote knowing what he does today.
  • Kerry Campaign Party Turns to Tears and Bitterness (One year ago tonight!)

    11/02/2005 8:50:21 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 45 replies · 1,246+ views
    CNS News ^ | 11/03/04 | Mark Morano
    Boston (CNSNews.com) - As President George Bush edged closer to the 270 electoral votes necessary to secure re-election, supporters of Democratic nominee John Kerry openly wept and consoled each other at the Election Night celebration in Boston's Copley Square. Some Kerry supporters called Bush's platform "all lies" and heckled a group of College Republicans who were passing through the crowd. A distraught woman confronted Democratic U.S. Rep. Harold Ford in the lobby of the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel and screamed, "Can you tell me why everybody made a mistake?" Ford responded, "Let me talk to the candidate before I make...
  • US death toll in Iraq hits 2,000

    10/25/2005 8:22:38 AM PDT · by wjersey · 68 replies · 2,465+ views
    Yahoo News (AFP) ^ | 10/25/2005 | staff
    BAGHDAD (AFP) - The US death toll in Iraq reportedly hit 2,000 amid a sharp spike in violence that killed 14 Iraqis as the nation awaited results of a key vote on a charter aimed at curbing sectarian violence. The US network CNN, quoting Pentagon sources, reported Tuesday that the number of soldiers killed since the March 2003 invasion of Iraq had reached 2,000 with the deaths of two more soldiers, a toll likely to add pressure on the US administration over its role in the violence-wracked country. For the first time, a majority of Americans believe the Iraq war...
  • Op Infinite Freep..Protest Jane Fonda in Madison on Sept 18th

    08/31/2005 6:24:44 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 36 replies · 1,786+ views
    Capital Times ^ | August 25, 2005 | Lee Sensenbrenner
    In an introductory speech in Madison for antiwar British politician and author George Galloway, actress Jane Fonda is making her first public statement against the occupation of Iraq. Fonda is scheduled to give her 20-minute introduction to Galloway, a Member of Parliament, at the Wisconsin Union Theatre Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. She is also scheduled to speak the following night in Chicago as Galloway continues his national speaking tour. Chris Dols, the local organizer for Galloway's tour, said that these two speeches are the only that Fonda will give with Galloway, who was expelled from the Labor Party after...
  • Streisand: An Important Anniversary (8/5/45 Hiroshima. 8/5/1: W hears the name "Osama" for 1st time)

    08/05/2005 8:51:07 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 68 replies · 1,924+ views
    barbrastreisand.com ^ | August 5, 2005
    August 6, 2005 marks the 60th anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima. The Atomic Bomb, which decimated the Japanese city and its people, was never used in combat again. This day is also the anniversary of another “bomb” that was dropped 4 years ago, this time into the lap of President Bush in the form of a memo titled “Bin Laden Determined to Strike in the US.” While on yet another extended vacation at his Crawford ranch, the President chose to neglect his duties as Commander in Chief by refusing to act decisively and immediately on this impending threat,...
  • The Fallen Hero and the Living Traitor

    08/02/2005 10:15:08 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 10 replies · 1,237+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 08/02/05 | Lt.Col. Gordon Cucullu
    The Fallen Hero and the Living Traitor By Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu FrontPageMagazine.com August 2, 2005 Here is yet another case of the kind of bizarre juxtaposition that continues to characterize the Vietnam War well into the first decade of the new century. I refer on the one hand to the recent loss of Admiral James B. Stockdale, a highly decorated Navy aviator and prisoner of war of the North Vietnamese for seven grueling years. His funeral services were held, appropriately, on the Navy carrier the USS Ronald Reagan with the full military honors the Medal of Honor winner deserved....
  • Hussein Jane Ride Again!

    07/31/2005 12:21:10 PM PDT · by Prime Choice · 27 replies · 1,426+ views
    Sacred Cow Burgers ^ | 07/31/2005 | Sacred Cow Burgers
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses

    07/16/2005 6:52:29 AM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies · 2,139+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Jul 14 2005 | Aoife White
    http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/cmp/20050715/tc_cmp/165702500 UN Panel: No Single Nation Should Control Internet Addresses Aoife White Thu Jul 14, 9:38 PM ET BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP)--A U.N. panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate. The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internet's principal traffic cops. In a report released Thursday, the U.N. panel outlined four possible options for the future of Internet governance for world leaders to consider at a November "Information...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Moms tell recruiters: ‘Leave My Child Alone!’

    07/02/2005 6:08:14 AM PDT · by Alia · 253 replies · 4,596+ views
    People's Weekly World ^ | 06-30-05 | Tim Wheeler
    WASHINGTON — Megan Watson, leader of Mainstream Moms, is so angry at military recruiters for invading schools to sign up unwary youth for combat in Iraq that she and her group launched an online movement, “LeaveMyChildAlone.org.” “They offer these trinkets to lure our children to enlist,” Watson said in a phone interview from her home in Bolinas, Calif. “This is very aggressive, demographic targeting to have conversations with our kids that should not be happening.” All branches of the military are falling short of recruiting goals as parents say, in effect, “Hell no! My kids won’t go!” Watson blasted the...
  • A.N.S.W.E.R.'s response to Bush: Hit the Streets September 24! [Treason & Sedition]

    06/29/2005 5:23:41 AM PDT · by upchuck · 69 replies · 2,757+ views
    email | June 28, 2005 | ANSWER
    A.N.S .W.E.R.'s response to Bush:Hit the Streets September 24!Recognizing that the people of the United States have turned dramat ically against the war and occupation of Iraq, Bush went on national televi sion tonight to defend his imperial foreign policy. He repea tedly invoked September 11 as a pretext for the criminal and illegal war ag ainst Iraq. Bush took to the airwaves tonight because the antiwar m ovement is growing in strength. Our power poses a major poli tical obstacle to the continuation of the war and occupation. Now Bush has taken on the additional role of Recruiter-in-Chi ef, urging young people to sign up for military...
  • GLOBAL ANTIWAR MOVEMENT DECLARES SUPPORT FOR TERRORISTS AGAINST US, UK

    06/27/2005 5:22:48 PM PDT · by kristinn · 220 replies · 11,324+ views
    Monday, June 27, 2005 | Kristinn
    At the culmination of a gathering of global 'antiwar' groups in Istanbul to hold court on the liberation of Iraq led by the United States and the United Kingdom, the jurors who heard testimony against the liberators issued their findings which included a declaration of support for the terrorists in Iraq who are killing American, British and coalition soldiers and Iraqis.The World Tribunal on Iraq is endorsed by leading leftwing organizations from around the world including American-based groups like Not in Our Name Project, United for Peace and Justice, Code Pink and International ANSWER.The war on terror has reached a...