Skip to comments.John O'Neill's statement regarding Nightline
Posted on 10/15/2004 12:09:42 PM PDT by marlon
Statement by John O'Neill on "Nightline" Appearance Author: Dated: Friday, October 15 2004 @ 08:00 AM PDT Viewed: 1485 times While I have a tremendous amount of respect for Ted Koppel and ABC News I was appalled to learn that ABC News would go to the lengths of traveling to Vietnam to interview three Viet Cong communists in yet a third attempt by ABC to corroborate John Kerrys version of the events that took place on February 28th, 1969. I would only ask the American people: "Who do you trust more, three members of a communist regime that tortured and killed our American troops or a group of more than 280 highly decorated American veterans, who proudly served their country and are now responsible members of their respective communities?"
The number of veterans who support John Kerrys accounts of his military service would not fill one Swift Boat. But instead of sitting down to interview some of the 280 plus members of our Swift Boat organization, ABC News chose to travel to Vietnam taking extraordinary and highly suspect steps to find someone to corroborate John Kerry's story.
ABC News Nightline has now dedicated three separate programs to this one incident while ignoring John Kerry's now discredited Senate testimony that he spent Christmas in Cambodia, his receiving a purple heart after all three of the officers required to approve such an issuance rejected his application, or his constantly changing account of the circumstances surrounding his remaining medal, a bronze star.
Further, one has to wonder why ABC News will not address the serious questions as to why John Kerry only received an honorable discharge through the act of then President Carter, seven years after his discharge, and had to have all of his military citations reissued, on the same day, when he became a United States Senator in 1985. And, finally, why has Nightline found it of no interest to permit any POWs to come on their program to explain why they believe John Kerry betrayed their nation, caused them to be incarcerated for an additional two years and caused them tremendous additional hardship and suffering.
-- John O'Neill
Boy are we in trouble if that jerk wins.
"I would only ask the American people: "Who do you trust more, three members of a communist regime that tortured and killed our American troops or a group of more than 280 highly decorated American veterans, who proudly served their country and are now responsible members of their respective communities?" "
NOW THIS IS THE NEXT SWIFTEE COMMERCIAL I"D LIKE TO SEE!!!
It's inspiring to see how John O'Neill keeps "plugging away."
After hearing Rush's take and analysis, and listening to John O'Neill, I'm ready to donate to the Swiftvets again. John O'Neill is awesome.
This same type of thing happened during the clinton era. It makes one feel like we're in the Twilight Zone - where what is complete logic to us, is completely dismissed by liberals, especially the main stream media.
I wish John O'Neil would ask Ted Koppel - or whoever else interviews him - to answer the questions that he poses in his article.
already posted http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1245808/posts
It is amazing that ABC would prefer the opinion of the our enemy the Viet Cong over American POWs.
The Old Media should be getting a check from the DNC.
I think we just might have gotten a clue to the Switfies "October Surprise".
Perhaps "we" won't be the only ones. ;)
Why doesn't Kerry answer these questions and sign a 180?
Why is the MSM totally uninterested in getting the answers to this one.
It is surely looking more and more like Kerry did NOT get an honorable discharge.
i seen it was posted before also, BUT this is one post that needs to be kept ALIVE...the previous was not bumped it fell off to the side......we need to get info out about kerry's discharge, i think we all can agree on that.
Oliver North is in the media, has his own show and is a favorite on Fox News, Sean Hannity radio show, etc. He is also a Marine Viet vet, former political candidate. If we all e-mail him to enlist his help may be he could hook up with John O'Neill and get out all of Kerry's traitor/ war criminal past. Not ONE question in THREE DEBATES was asked to Kerry about all of this. The public that just watches regular TV needs to hear this. They have to know the horror that electing an admitted war criminal and war protester, possible accessory to a potential assasination of Senators, buddy to Communist leaders while in uniform - they have to know why that is totally UNACCEPTABLE!!!!!!!!
John O'Neill is a true American hero. He was on fire last night when he destroyed Ted Koppel and exposed ABC's blatant attempt to discredit his group and favor Kerry. What a great and articulate man. Thank God for John O'Neill!
Then that is the time to use bttt or ping or reply to any post within the thread. It will bump the thread back to the top of the list. It also keeps the comments focused within one thread so that people don't miss something.
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