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Swift Boat vet: We’re ‘ready to go’
Boston Herald, by Hillary Chabot

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Posted By:John c, 11/22/2012 5:51:04 PM

The controversial Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, who helped scuttle John Kerry’s 2004 White House bid, are ready to launch torpedoes if the Bay State senator is nominated to a Cabinet post in the Obama administration, with one foe calling the whole idea an “abomination.” “We’re not too old to fight,” said Alvin Horne, a Vietnam veteran and a key member of the Swift Boat group, whose barrage of attack ads sought to discredit Kerry’s military record during the 2004 campaign. “If the commonwealth wants to send Bozo the Clown to (the) Senate they can do it
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Reply 1 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 11/22/2012 5:56:34 PM     (No. 9029786)

Fair Winds and Following Seas to the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. Sounds like their services might be called on once again. I and many other Veterans stand with you!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: annie xango, 11/22/2012 6:02:14 PM     (No. 9029794)

I sent contributions to them once, and am ready to do it again....they are hero´s!!!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 11/22/2012 6:11:41 PM     (No. 9029805)

Here is a dose of reality for you people.
Harry Reid has already said that the 60 vote rule in the senate to override a veto is being changed. (I would guess he will reduce it to 51 - in a move that he and other democrats were critical of, calling it the nuclear option.)
I also believe the informal rule of allowing any senator to put a hold on a nomination will also disappear. That means President Zero will be able to nominate Jon Cary on a monday, and by the next monday, cary will be secretary of defense.
The same thing will happen with judicial appointees. Get ready for it.
We are doomed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/22/2012 6:24:22 PM     (No. 9029814)

I contributed a lot to the SwiftBoat campaign in 2004 and I am ready to pony up some more if they need it.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: dallasdude, 11/22/2012 6:25:17 PM     (No. 9029816)

WE ARE NOT DOOMED. Obama now owns everything and if you break it you own it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: GoodGrief, 11/22/2012 7:04:09 PM     (No. 9029849)

No´s 2 and 4, I am right behind you with support and donations.

U.S. Navy retired.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: sternben, 11/22/2012 7:09:48 PM     (No. 9029854)

link doesn´t work

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/22/2012 7:18:50 PM     (No. 9029856)

Save your money. You´ll need it. Besides, Traitor John
Kerry fits right in with the American "leadership" that was re-elected on 11/6.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: escaped commieny, 11/22/2012 7:29:09 PM     (No. 9029859)

try this, it was updated 13 minutes ago

http://tinyurl.com/a97j2dy


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Dante, 11/22/2012 7:47:55 PM     (No. 9029870)

Funny how dims are so outraged when one of theirs isn´t allowed to lie with impunity.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Babsathome, 11/22/2012 9:25:25 PM     (No. 9029940)

This military family has donated and will do so again, very happily. These men are heroes for speaking up. Kerry can keep his sorry butt in MA with the Stone woman. Patriots shouldn´t put up with these types. Tired of being polite.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Phantomll, 11/22/2012 9:45:35 PM     (No. 9029960)

I put Jon Cary in the same category as Hanoi Jane Fonda. To have him as SECDEF would be a slap in the face to all active duty and retired vets.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Distorted, 11/22/2012 9:49:21 PM     (No. 9029962)

I want to see Kerry´s original discharge papers from the Navy. Do we want someone who received an undesirable discharge as either Sec. Of Defense or Sec.Of State?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: iamtinman, 11/23/2012 12:12:09 AM     (No. 9030068)

Along with #1, I am with the Swifties. We´re not so old and jaded that we have forgotten what that pitiful excuse for a human being did and didn´t do!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: toodles3956, 11/23/2012 6:27:31 AM     (No. 9030196)

A great idea that may backfire. Bammy will do what he wants by executive order and will do it just to prove he can have his own way. Hope I´m wrong.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LaVallette, 11/23/2012 6:30:00 AM     (No. 9030198)

@ Distorted, 11/22/2012 9:49:21 PM

Me too!!!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: tocsin, 11/23/2012 6:40:04 AM     (No. 9030205)

It´s bad enough the (D)-uh-Masses elected this lying scum.Here is another dose of reality:
Ms Lindsey was asked by Hannity how he would vote for Jon Cary to Cabinet level and he replied something to the effect the president is entitled to the cabinet he chooses.(All the while he´s raising hell about Susan Rice-HUH!?)Any bets on how McCain will vote on his good buddy?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/23/2012 6:42:41 AM     (No. 9030208)

I´m opposed to ex-military people being put in charge of the Pentagon to begin with,it´s clearly supposed to be a civilian position. But on top of that you can´t have a rabidly anti-war person being in charge of the military,it would cloud the judgment of when we need to intervene.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/23/2012 7:31:18 AM     (No. 9030258)

JOOO-OOhhhhhnnn "Moron" Kerry thinks the US Army was a ´monster´ that was unleashed during the Vietnam War. The names of 50,000 members of that ´monster´ are inscribed on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, DC. They died because America sent them to fight.
They obeyed and gave everything.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: JAN, 11/23/2012 8:12:09 AM     (No. 9030318)

Controversial??? Really???

Too bad we didn´t have anyone to unmask the evildoer in the White House.



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Reply 21 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/23/2012 8:13:59 AM     (No. 9030322)

Jacques Kerry does not qualify to be in charge of anything, much less a diplomatic corps or military superpower. I doubt he even can balance a checkbook.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 11/23/2012 8:39:38 AM     (No. 9030377)

John Fraud Kerreee ought to have gone to Leavenworth in 1971 for what he did in Paris. But our Republicans then had no more cajones to start that up than they do now.

And, he ought to STILL BE in prison.

We have been invaded from within. And with his nomination as SecDef, our bravest and best will likely leave their respective forces, and poseurs will be brought in to take their places. We will then have been effectively conquered from within.

I know my son won´t stay. He´s already looking elsewhere.

(P.S. #16 - FYI, this site is not Twitter. References to other posters should be as I did here, to you - by post number. It´s easier for later readers to refer back to the post you refer to. Thanks, from a later reader)

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Elvira, 11/23/2012 8:57:20 AM     (No. 9030402)

The truth hurts. (Libs)

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mhynds53, 11/23/2012 9:29:43 AM     (No. 9030449)

Retired Army here. Gave "Swifties" before and will again.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 11/23/2012 10:12:54 AM     (No. 9030513)

SOS or SOD, it matters little. These are just mouthpiece positions of the president. I would argue that it´s better getting him out of the Senate.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 11/23/2012 10:30:54 AM     (No. 9030543)

As of 2011, the black Viet Nam Wall has 58,272 names, unless more have been added during 2012.

Barry and most of the Dem Senators don´t care about the outrage Juan Fraud Cary´s nomination would invoke. They won. I´m sure they feel that the new, young voters don´t care about Viet Nam history - they care more about Sandra Fluke´s ability to have her birth control for free. Heck, these new, young voters don´t care about why the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been fought.

If another 9/11 on our soil happens during Obozo´s reign, he´ll probably surrender our country to whomever hits us. There won´t be any retaliation a la George W. Bush. Patriotism is almost a thing of the past, no matter how red the electoral map looks.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Freeloader, 11/23/2012 10:57:37 AM     (No. 9030562)

The Bay State´s Senior Senator, and Ms. Jane Fonda´s former Aide-de-Camp/horse holder for Secretary of Defense?.......During The Revolutionary War the "powers to be" also thought having Benedict Arnold in charge of the fortifications at West Point was a "cool" idea!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 11/23/2012 11:07:20 AM     (No. 9030570)

Benedict Arnold is the perfect example of the peril of giving a prima donna authority for any military matter. He felt slighted after the battle of Saratoga, he thought he should be further up the ladder of command, and because of a personal pique and desire for revenge he sold out his country and those men under his command.

Think about it. How many connections can you see with BHO?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/23/2012 11:18:50 AM     (No. 9030583)

Pompous gasbag gigolo traitor.
Did I miss anything?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Elvira, 11/23/2012 1:48:12 PM     (No. 9030765)

I would add tax evader #29 (yet, aren´t we all to a much lesser extent). Other than that, yeah, you pretty much nailed him.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: rplat, 11/23/2012 3:02:12 PM     (No. 9030846)

I´ll answer on the first call for contributions.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: cat2, 11/23/2012 8:21:29 PM     (No. 9031124)

The Swifties are certainly not “controversial” with me. I cheered when they threw Kerry overboard, and look forward to them doing it again.

But . . .there’s a lot of talk in MA that Kerry being given a DC job is a great opportunity for Scott Brown to run again. I don’t think it’s worth his time or trouble. The chances of the MA Democrats not being able to create out of whole cloth another dipstick Dem candidate like Elizabeth Warren is 0 to none. MA Democrats would vote for the dog on Romney’s car roof if they were told to. Cripes, they would send anybody in the MA legislatures in a heart beat. Coup Deval is panting to relocate. Or Mumbles Menino can be shipped to DC, still in his hospital bed. Maybe they would get Fidel Castro to establish a two week residency here and run a campaign all in Spanish. The Dems are not going to let Scott Brown win.


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Reply 33 - Posted by: LadyVet, 11/23/2012 9:14:14 PM     (No. 9031162)

#12, I think that is the point of the appointment.

Agree that Harry Reid will change the rules to get Rice at Sec of State and Jengis John at Sec Def.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: woastew, 11/23/2012 9:57:07 PM     (No. 9031198)

Right before the end of the 2004 election, it was rumored that a defense dept type was going to reveal this traitor´s discharge status. I kept waiting, but then it didn´t matter--whatever happened with that? Also, the lsm is constantly referring to "swiftboat lies". I never heard of one lie, but they keep saying it so that makes it so....amazingly, we´ve elected a guy who hangs with terrorists, now we´re going to accept a traitor as Sec of Defense???? I´m sick. Go Swiftboaters...

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Reply 35 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/23/2012 10:30:45 PM     (No. 9031220)

Where have they been?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: mathman, 11/24/2012 5:50:11 PM     (No. 9032313)

Expect to hear requests for the SF 198.
It was promised but never signed. This would allow a peep into John F´n Kerry´s actual (rather than fictional) service record.
How do you get a Silver Star, with V for valor, issued by three different signers, for killing an unarmed teenage kid by shooting him in the back?
How do you negotiate with an enemy and escape punishment?
Oh, there are so many questions!
And so little time!


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