the Dick Cavett Show, June 30th, 1971, John Kerry,
in his self appointed role of foreign policy sage,
was asked his opinion as to what would occur if
the U.S. withdrew from Southeast Asia.
many people, especially many Americans feel it is
their personal duty to speak out against what they
believe is a great wrong against humanity? Your
article has just begun and you've already overlooked
what I believe is an important humanitarian characteristic...
the U.S. withdrawal, millions died in the communist
purges, which followed in Vietnam, Cambodia and
Laos. Whole ethnic groups were eliminated. There
were 1.4 million refugees. Tens of thousands of
Boat People died on the high seas.
Iraq for Vietnam and a horrifying
scenario presents itself: Do we really want John
Kerry directing the War on Terror and dictating
U.S. foreign policy???
now you're blaming the United States' abandonment
of an ill-advised, ill-executed, great disaster
on John Kerry, a man who simply served when his
country called for him and in the spirit of his
country spoke out when he believed it was participating
in something contrary to greatness? What exactly
makes John Kerry more responsible than the Vietnamese,
John Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, Lyndon Johnson, Richard
Nixon and those actually in positions of power in
Washington, let alone the World?
was complicit in the appeasement and negligence
of the Clinton years, which bequeathed us September
can not believe even Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rumsfeld,
or Ashcroft would dare publically accuse President
Bill Clinton of being responsible for September
11th 2001 and yet here you are doing it in a very
unclever way. How dare you Sir. If you believe anyone
in the World hates the United States, take a honest
look throughout the entire history to discover why...
Attempting to blame a single person is pure idiocy.
is obviously a revelation to Kerry that war is an
unpredictable business. In December 1944, during
the Battle of the Bulge, when the Allies were temporarily
pushed on the defensive, is there any doubt that
Senator Kerry and his ilk would have been clamoring
for a U.S. retreat from Europe???
amazing that you would make such an argument against
a war veteran whilst supporting a war dodger...
And don't attempt to offer that the Vietnam Conflict
was a "police action" not a "war",
because to those men and women involved it was most
definately War. Not to overlook that every single
military engagement is incredibly individual, what
worked in World War One, would prove unsuccessful
in the Second World War, what may have won battles
in Korea, may prove to be failures in Vietnam, etc.
Your analogy is weak, much like your arguments thus
to John Kerry! In every UN, Allied or Coalition
effort since December 7th 1941, Korea, Vietnam,
the Gulf, the Balkans, etc. the United States has
shouldered 95% of the burden, both in terms of manpower
and resources. Our consistent, reliable allies have
always been the United Kingdom and Australia. Without
America, it just does not happen. We are the only
game in town!
that make those situations any more right, correct
or successful? No, it does not. Quite the contrary.
Saturday last, Congressman Peter King, having just
returned from Iraq, told a group of Irish Americans
at a Yonkers gathering that the evidence on the
ground overwhelmingly indicates the U.S. is winning
the war in Iraq. Shock! Three quarters of Iraq is
taking the first steps towards democracy and prosperity
in an atmosphere of relative normality.
Irish Americans with the whole of Irish History
available to them, they should take such sweeping
positive biased statements for what they are: One
sided propaganda, distortions of the actual truth.
all our soldiers lives are sacred, and one
death is one death too many, the brutal, yet, welcome,
reality is that at 700 combat casualties, the United
States is achieving this victory at a very low price.
getting into questioning the truth of the number
you've provided, let's focus on one thing : 700
American Lives are consider a "low price"
in your opinion. That sort of disregard for human
existence is absolutely disgusting. How dare you?
the spring of 1944, while preparing for the European
invasion, seven hundred Allied troops were killed
in a single training exercise on Slapton Sands,
southern England. On D Day itself, the 82nd Airborne
lost close to 500 men in one hour, capturing a single
causeway. In the early 1990s, approximately 2000
New Yorkers, a year, were being murdered on the
watch of Kerry supporter, Mayor David Dinkins. And
of course, on 9/11, after eight years of Clintonian
negligence, we lost 3,000 Americans in one day
how many lives are a "low cost" in your
opinion and how many are serious great loss of life?
Where were you during these events?
four-month Vietnamese combat tour is shrouded in
enough doubts to raise serious negative implications
about his character. These doubts could easily be
resolved if he was to follow Dubyas lead and
authorize the release of all pertinent files.
Dubya's lead"... so Kerry should have evaded
actually going to Vietnam and instead stayed home?
Kerry returned from Vietnam, he became a prominent
member of a radical anti war group, Vietnam Veterans
Against the War, a group, which seriously considered
assassinating members of Congress.
crystal clear proof of this allegation please.
denigrating U.S. servicemen and testifying to fabricated
war crimes before Congress, Senator Kerry gave aid
and comfort to the enemy. His words and actions
were used by NVA torturers to demoralize American
POWs, like Senator John McCain. They seriously undermined
the war effort and increased debilitating societal
divisions on the domestic front.
you have concrete evidence to prove that the alleged
war crimes were "fabricated"? Why would
people lie about this? Do you believe whilst in
Vietnam thrown into a war they knew little about
they were magically brainwashed by the people they
were told were the enemy?
war effort was destroyed by its own weakness and
a nation that is in the grips of a gargantuan
struggle with Islamo fascism, it would be criminally
negligent and grossly irresponsible to put a whinging,
indecisive, defeatist in the office of commander
in chief. It would be an odious betrayal of our
nation and everything for which it stands.
When did the United States leaders EVER say they
were in conflict with any sort of Islamic or Facist
enemy? Sounds to me like your taking your own prejudices,
assumptions and racism, applying to people that
best suit your own sick agenda.
Stop using the name of the United States of America
to further your own intolerance and hate... you
don't represent us all and you never will.
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