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Report: White House Aides Accusing Bergdahl’s Unit Comrades Of ‘Swift Boating’ Him
CBS News ^ | 6/4/2014 | Unattributed

Posted on 06/04/2014 9:07:41 AM PDT by mojito

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To: mojito

I’m guessing Obama didn’t know this guy was a deserter until he saw it on the news like everybody else.

I’m sure he was SHOCKED! /s

41 posted on 06/04/2014 10:00:48 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ("If guns cause crime, there must be something wrong with mine." -Ted Nugent)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Swift boat, v, trans
1. a) To tell the truth about a Democrat’s military service
= = = = = = = = = = =
Swift Boated is one of those ‘double meaning words’.

LIB= Smearing with facts, not innunedos.
ME= Telling the real truths.

Budget cut
‘They’ propose $20 raise and we say $15 OK
LIB= “We” are cutting the budget $5 bucks.

‘They’ sell vehicle for 2000 we offer 1000 and settle on 1500
LIB= “We” are stealing 500 from them.

For years ‘WE’ were referred to as ‘BLUE’ states/voters and ‘THEY’ were called ‘RED’ states/voters.
Some Liberal Hack figured that calling LIBS Red was to much like being call Commies so THEY hijacked the Blue and started referring to us as ‘Red’.

Of course, us being ‘Gentlemen(people)’ we shrugged our shoulders etc etc \

In the words of the ‘Greatest Female in the History of Mankind’


42 posted on 06/04/2014 10:03:15 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Those are my principles. If you don't like them, I have others. (G Marx))".)
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To: mojito

The sorry piece of garbage deserves a nice brick wall and a seven man firing squad for his actions. His actions led to the deaths of several soldiers who were sent looking for his sorry no account @$$. He deserves to be shot. But, of course the DIMOcommies will treat him like Audie Murphy. Like some great war hero. The slime got soldiers killed and five hard line murdering Islamic thus released so his sorry butt could come home to mommie and his Islamic loving daddy. Put daddy up on that wall with him, as he deserves it also. He is living in a free country, supporting the enemy with his comments on line.

43 posted on 06/04/2014 10:06:11 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: justlurking

Kerry got three Purple Hearts. One of those was for shooting himself in the butt when he blew up some rice stores.

44 posted on 06/04/2014 10:14:51 AM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: mojito


My gosh there’s nothing out of this administration even remotely believable anymore...nothing at all!

45 posted on 06/04/2014 10:15:26 AM PDT by caww
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To: mojito

A Pentagon report clearly indicates that as early as 2010, the Department of Defense knew that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had, in fact, deserted his fellow soldiers by walking away from his post.

Calling the proof “incontrovertible,” a Pentagon official detailed that Sgt. Bergdahl was a deserter.

If this is true, this means that the Obama Administration had long known that Sgt. Bergdahl was a deserter and still traded five extremely-dangerous terrorists for the release of a man who deserted his unit.

The Associated Press reports:
A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.

Instead, the U.S. government pursued negotiations to get him back over the following five years of his captivity — a track that led to his release over the weekend.

Bergdahl was being checked and treated Monday at a U.S. military hospital in Germany as questions mounted at home over the swap that resulted in his freedom in exchange for the release of five detainees who were sent to Qatar from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo, Cuba.

Even in the first hours of Bergdahl’s handoff to U.S. special forces in eastern Afghanistan, it was clear this would not be an uncomplicated yellow-ribbon celebration. Five terrorist suspects also walked free, stirring a debate over whether the exchange would heighten the risk of other Americans being snatched as bargaining chips and whether the released detainees — several senior Taliban figures among them — would find their way back to the fight. [...]

Questions persisted, too, about the circumstances of Bergdahl’s 2009 capture. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel declined to comment on earlier reports that the sergeant had walked away from his unit, disillusioned with the war. Such matters “will be dealt with later,” Hagel said.

But the former Pentagon official said it was “incontrovertible” that he walked away from his unit.

The military investigation was broader than a criminal inquiry, this official said, and it didn’t formally accuse Bergdahl of desertion. In interviews, members of his unit portrayed him as a naive, “delusional” person who thought he could help the Afghan people by leaving his army post, the official said.
To what extent Bergdahl may harbor anti-American viewpoints is not yet known; however, if this report is true, the Obama Administration knowingly traded five terrorists for one deserter.

46 posted on 06/04/2014 10:17:46 AM PDT by zek157
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To: mojito

I won’t be surprised if behind the scenes Obama isn’t wondering who keeps setting him up for these falls...I say this because I’m convinced there are players “playing” with BO to keep him in line.

47 posted on 06/04/2014 10:20:41 AM PDT by caww
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To: mojito

Anything to make their precious deserting a-hole look good..I am counting the days, the hours, the minutes, the seconds til we get these Commie freaks OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE..would have to buy extra roach spray to clear out the remains

48 posted on 06/04/2014 10:23:08 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: mojito

The truth is a dirty tactic in politics,

49 posted on 06/04/2014 10:24:55 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: mojito

The truth is awkward, Comrades.

50 posted on 06/04/2014 10:25:53 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasCajun
Bowe is getting “Debriefed” in Germany

Originally, the story was that the traitor was incommunicado because of his "health." With the release of the Taliban video this morning showing him hale and hearty, another administration lie bites the dust. I'm sure that his sessions are most interesting.

51 posted on 06/04/2014 10:27:20 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito

Is this the same White House who left our people to die in Benghazi?

52 posted on 06/04/2014 10:29:36 AM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: mojito
Why? Why would they “swiftboat” him? What would anyone have to gain by “swiftboating” Bowe Bergdahl?

Even IF (and it's a VERY big if, in my opinion) some of the accusations made by those who served with Kerry were exaggerated and/or fabricated, Kerry was running for president of the United States. As a presidential candidate, he had opponents - and these opponents had reasons/motives for wanting to make him look bad.

But there is absolutely positively NO reason for any person (never mind an entire platoon) to lie about this guy.

53 posted on 06/04/2014 10:31:21 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: mojito

It’s always tit for tat with leftist, it’s the prism they view politics through. So, now they think THEY are being swift boated. Loyalty, honor, justice, truth and humility...they are outmoded regressive concepts.

54 posted on 06/04/2014 10:35:46 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: mojito

I called this in a couple of prior posts. It was obvious that they were going to do this, if you were paying attention.

55 posted on 06/04/2014 10:41:13 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Please excuse the potholes in this tagline. Social programs have to take priority in our funding.)
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To: Dqban22
Thanks for posting the Shoebat article. Everyone should read it.
56 posted on 06/04/2014 10:42:37 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito
During a news conference in Poland Tuesday, Obama defended his decision of swapping the Taliban prisoners for Bergdahl, saying they were worried about his health after spending the past five years in captivity. “We will be keeping eyes on them,” Obama said. “We have confidence that we will be in a position to go after them if in fact they are engaging in activities that threaten our defenses.”
My God! It took Obama 5 years to finally worry about Bergdahl's health? And, why be in a position to go after the released terrorists,after all, we had them in a perfect place to watch them, Gitmo?
57 posted on 06/04/2014 10:46:46 AM PDT by zbogwan2
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To: zek157


“A senior official confirms to Fox News that the conduct of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — both in his final stretch of active duty in Afghanistan and then, too, during his time when he lived among the Taliban — has been thoroughly investigated by the U.S. intelligence community and is the subject of “a major classified file.”

In conveying as much, the Defense Department source confirmed to Fox News that many within the intelligence community harbor serious outstanding concerns not only that Bergdahl may have been a deserter but that he may have been an active collaborator with the enemy.

The Pentagon official added pointedly that no relevant congressional committee has sought access to the classified file, but that if such a request were made, key committee chairs would, under previous precedent, likely be granted access to it. Separately, the Pentagon confirmed Monday that it is looking into claims Americans died during the search for Bergdahl.”

58 posted on 06/04/2014 10:47:33 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito
they were 100% right on Kerry and they are 100% right on this Islamic creep!
59 posted on 06/04/2014 10:55:57 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: mojito; All

Do not be surprised if they come out and say Bergdahl was under orders to infiltrate the Taliban. Wait for it!

Hagel said today he doesn’t know the specifics. This is a set up so he can say “We had to wait until he was safely home before we could tell the whole story.”

60 posted on 06/04/2014 11:44:01 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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