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  • Statement By RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman On John Kerry's Appearance On Meet The Press

    01/30/2005 1:59:40 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 137 replies · 7,135+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Jones 202-863-8614 “On a day when all Americans, regardless of party affiliation, are celebrating the growth of freedom and honoring the sacrifices of American and Iraqi troops with elections in Iraq, it's sad that John Kerry has chosen once again to offer vacillation and defeatism. Even after the first free elections in Iraq in more than 50 years John Kerry still believes Iraq is more of terrorist threat than when the brutal tyrant Saddam Hussein was in power and even more remarkably Kerry is now once again for funding our troops, after being for the...
  • THE RAW DEAL: Kerry Will "Always Support" The Troops - Except When He Doesn't

    10/27/2004 3:30:24 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 381+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | October 27, 2004
    "John Kerry said that a vote against funding for troops would be 'irresponsible' and that no Senator would 'abandon our troops' by voting against them. Unfortunately, that is exactly what John Kerry did, and what is worse, he voted against the troops for political gain. It is amazing that the Kerry campaign is running an ad claiming he will 'always support and honor those who serve' when he did just the opposite when given the chance during the primaries. If John Kerry can't make the right decisions in the face of political pressure from Howard Dean, how can he...
  • Did Kerry's Vote Against the $87 Billion Delay the needed Body Armor?

    10/19/2004 8:19:59 AM PDT · by TeleStraightShooter · 11 replies · 576+ views
    http://www.rnc.org/news/read.aspx?ID=4099 ^ | 2004.10.19 | TeleStraightShooter
    Did Kerry's Vote Against the $87 Billion Delay the needed Body Armor? Did the Democrats in the Congress fillibuster/ or otherwise delay the needed body armor? I have compiled a timeline of the how the administraion reacted to the battlefield need for body armor. Spring 2003: Operation Iraqi Freedom successfully completed. - "Mission Accomplished" Summer 2003: Intell suggests that a Syrian/ Iranian backed Terrorist Offensive is looming. The Bush Administration requests that Congress expeditiously pass the $87 billion needed for extra parts & armor to meet the impending terrorist threat that they suspect will be launched around Ramadan. October 17,...
  • DFU SONG: Something Stupid (Kerry has a stupid base)

    09/30/2004 10:18:16 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 433+ views
    DFU SONGS | 9-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
  • Perhaps His Watch Was On Paris Time?

    09/29/2004 11:17:48 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 5 replies · 546+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 29, 2004
    PERHAPS HIS WATCH WAS ON PARIS TIME?Kerry Says His For-Against Comment Came "Late In The Evening," But It Was Noon In West Virginia…__________________________________________________KERRY "DEAD TIRED" IN MIDDLE OF DAY?  OR JUST ON PARIS TIME? On Today's "Good Morning America," Kerry Defended His "I Actually Did Vote For The $87 Billion Before I Voted Against It" Quote By Saying It Occurred "Late In The Evening When I Was Dead Tired."  KERRY:  "No, it wasn't classic at all.  It just was a very inarticulate way of saying something, and I had one of those inarticulate moments late in the evening when I...
  • 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...
  • Statement by Santa Fe City Councilman David Pfeffer, Democrat for Bush

    09/13/2004 6:21:16 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 16 replies · 595+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 13, 2004
    WASHINGTON, DC – Santa Fe City Councilman David Pfeffer, a Democrat for Bush, today issued the following statement: “Democrats across New Mexico are supporting President Bush because of his clear agenda for a safer world and a more hopeful America. President Bush has nearly tripled the amount of homeland security funding since taking office and federal funding for state and local first responders is up 680 percent since 2001. John Kerry’s troubling pre-9/11 approach to the War on Terror stands in stark contrast to the President’s forward-looking strategy of bringing the fight to the enemy. New Mexico voters aren’t going...
  • The Kerry Line: John Kerry's Shifting Positions On Iraq

    09/10/2004 1:25:43 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 4 replies · 295+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 10, 2004
    "John Kerry's shifting positions on Iraq have left Americans with little confidence that he has the conviction and leadership necessary to fight and win the War on Terror. He has taken more positions than anyone can keep track of, and he is losing credibility on this issue." - Steve Schmidt, Bush-Cheney '04 Spokesman John Kerry's Shifting Positions On Iraq In 2002, Kerry Called Those Who Would Leave Saddam Alone "Naive To The Point Of Grave Danger." "It would be naive to the point of grave danger not to believe that, left to his own devices, Saddam Hussein will provoke,...
  • Statement by U.S. Senator Norm Coleman (R-MN)

    09/08/2004 2:07:43 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 20 replies · 1,473+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 8, 2004
    ROCHESTER, MN – U.S. Senator Norm Coleman today issued the following statement: “Once again Senator Kerry has flip flopped on Iraq. Last August, he stated he would increase funding for our forces in Iraq ‘by whatever number of billions of dollars it takes to win.’ Today, he laments the cost of our effort. “Last year, Senator Kerry said it was right to disarm Saddam. Now he quotes Howard Dean, saying it was ‘the wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time.’ Flip flop again! “The war on terror must be waged aggressively, and to win we must fight...
  • The Kerry Line: Kerry's Shifting Positions on Iraq

    09/08/2004 1:24:11 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 902+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 8, 2004
    "John Kerry announced his eighth distinct position on the war in Iraq this week, stealing lines from the angry attacks of anti-war candidate Howard Dean, attacks that Kerry himself criticized at the time. John Kerry voted for the war, but voted against funds for our troops, and after saying he was 'proud' of voting against money for the troops, he now says that the money could have been better used elsewhere. Americans expect a commander-in-chief to provide unconditional support to our troops on the front lines - not play politics. President Bush is funding our nation's priorities while John...
  • THE RAW DEAL: John Kerry's Troubling Record On The War On Terror

    09/01/2004 11:40:44 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 706+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | September 1, 2004
    "John Kerry ran out of credibility when he voted against funds to support the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan with critical supplies like body armor and ammunition. His indecision, vacillation and lack of leadership on the War on Terror are troubling to veterans and to all voters. It's no wonder the Democratic leader in the Senate is running ads showing him embracing the President's leadership in the War on Terror." Steve Schmidt, Bush-Cheney '04 Spokesman John Kerry's Own Party Is Criticizing His Approach To The War On Terror In An Effort To Distance Himself From John Kerry, Senate Minority...
  • Statement by Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)

    08/30/2004 1:36:28 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 27 replies · 1,501+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | August 30, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA – Today, Senator Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) issued the following statement: "John Kerry missed 76 percent of public Senate Intelligence Committee hearings during his time on the panel. North Carolina voters should ask why Kerry proposed slashing intelligence spending by $6 billion just one year after the first World Trade Center bombing and now says he will fight a 'more sensitive War on Terror.' Kerry's comment that he is 'proud' of opposing $87 billion in funding for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that he is 'proud' that Edwards joined him in that opposition is all North Carolinians...
  • Statement by State Rep. Charlie McDonald (D-LA), Louisiana Democrats for Bush Chairman

    08/17/2004 1:28:32 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 9 replies · 857+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | August 17, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA – Today, State Rep. Charlie McDonald (D-LA), Louisiana Democrats for Bush Chairman, issued the following statement on John Edwards' visit to Louisiana: "John Kerry says Democrats make a 'mistake' in looking to the South for votes, but Southern Democrats aren't going to make the mistake of looking to John Kerry. Kerry doesn't have much credibility in the South after telling rural voters that he represents their 'conservative values' despite being ranked the Senate's most out-of-the-mainstream member, and Kerry isn't taking us seriously considering his decision to stop competing in Louisiana. "Kerry and his running mate both voted for...
  • Reid On Kerry's Most Important Vote: "We Have To Support Our Troops … Period."

    08/09/2004 4:22:46 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 2 replies · 1,086+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | August 9, 2004
    Sen. Reid understands that John Kerry's vote against troops on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq poses a troubling credibility problem for someone seeking to serve as the nation's commander in chief. Support for the men and women of our military should come without political calculation or pontification. Harry Reid didn't put politics ahead of support for our troops the way John Kerry did." - Steve Schmidt, Bush Cheney '04 Spokesman Sen. Harry Reid On The $87 Billion In Support Of Troops Unlike John Kerry, Sen. Harry Reid Had The Common Sense To Vote For The $87 Billion...
  • Remarks by U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl Regarding Kerry's Vote Against Funding Our Troops

    08/08/2004 6:29:08 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 545+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | August 8, 2004
    ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) made the following remarks during a Bush-Cheney '04 conference call: "[W]e compared the record of another respected Democratic senator, Senator Bingaman from New Mexico, with Senator Kerry’s votes on going to war in Iraq and then the later vote of supporting the troops in Iraq -- the $87 billion supplemental. And it’s interesting that unlike John Kerry, Senator Bingaman’s votes were exactly the opposite. He had a principled position; he felt it was wrong to give the President authority to go into Iraq, and so he actually voted against that resolution. But...
  • VIDEO: Mayor Giuliani Discusses Kerry's Iraq Flip-Flop Record

    08/05/2004 6:12:10 PM PDT · by O.C. - Old Cracker · 2 replies · 401+ views
    George W Bush.com ^ | August 05. 2005 | Bush/Cheney '04
    Video Mayor Giuliani Discusses Kerry's Iraq Record
  • They Said It! (Kerry Advisor on $87 billion)

    07/28/2004 11:52:07 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 818+ views
    KERRY ADVISOR ON VOTE AGAINST $87 BILLION IRAQ/AFGHANISTAN TROOP FUNDING: "Off the record he did it because of Howard Dean. On the record he has an elaborate explanation." (Philip Gourevitch, "Damage Control," The New Yorker, 7/26/04)LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DEMOCRATS' COSMETIC CONVENTION AT WWW.DEMSEXTREMEMAKEOVER.COM
  • THE RAW DEAL: Desperate Measures: Kerry Offers His 5th Explanation For His Vote Against The Troops

    07/15/2004 11:28:01 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 13 replies · 1,036+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | July 15, 2004
    "As a sign of John Kerry's mounting desperation to explain to Americans his vote against funding for our troops on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, John Kerry today called his tortured position 'complicated.' There's nothing complicated about funding troops with body armor, health care and supplies after you voted to send them to war." - Steve Schmidt, Bush-Cheney '04 Spokesman John Kerry Has Offered Five Positions On Supporting The Troops: Kerry Had Characterized A Vote Against The Funding As "Irresponsible." Doyle McManus (LA Times): "If that amendment does not pass, will you then vote against the $87...
  • THE RAW DEAL: John Kerry "Proud" Of Voting Against Troops

    07/12/2004 3:20:40 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 6 replies · 1,156+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | July 12, 2004
    "John Kerry's reckless claim to be 'proud' of opposing funds to support the troops is in direct contradiction to his own earlier statement that such a vote would be 'irresponsible.' He voted to send forces into harm's way and then wrongly voted against critical funding for American troops in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan." - Steve Schmidt, Bush-Cheney '04 Kerry Says He's "Proud" That He And Edwards Voted Against $87 Billion In Funding For U.S. Soldiers. "Here is the value that John Edwards and I will put in place. I'm proud to say that John joined me in voting...
  • Kerry's Pattern of Funding Deception

    05/14/2004 1:33:14 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 3 replies · 105+ views
    KERRY’S PATTERN OF FUNDING DECEPTIONPledged To Support Funding For Our Troops, But Didn’t.  He Says He Will This Time.  But Will He?______________________________________________________PROMISED HE’D VOTE FOR $87 BILLION FOR TROOPS … Kerry Said He Would Vote For “Whatever … It Takes To Win.”  NBC’S TIM RUSSERT: “Do you believe that we should reduce funding that we are now providing for the operation in Iraq?”  SEN. JOHN KERRY: “No. I think we should increase it.”  RUSSERT: “Increase funding?”  KERRY: “Yes.”  RUSSERT: “By how much?”  KERRY: “By whatever number of billions of dollars it takes to win. It is critical that the United...