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The heroic courage of Larry Grathwohl transcends Fox News……… ““Barack Obama’s training in Chicago by the great community organizers is showing its effectiveness. It is an amazingly powerful format, and the method of my late father always works to get the message out and get the supporters on board. When executed meticulously and thoughtfully, it is a powerful strategy for initiating change and making it really happen. Obama learned his lesson well”, Obama’s obeisance to Rules for Radicals “

July 15, 2014 1 comment

By Judi McLeod Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The most valuable information ever unearthed about Obama came not from the mainstream media but from heroic FBI-informant Larry Grathwohl. The information Grathwohl let the world in on proved who Barack Obama truly is: the lifetime friend of unrepentant domestic terrorist Bill Ayers, who also gave America’s most anti-American commander in chief his White House rise.

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Thanks to Larry Grathwohl, Bill Ayers is the only friendship from which the slippery Obama can never squirm away.Both Obama and Ayers are top flight lieutenants of the dedicated-to-Satan works of the late Saul Alinsky. They have long been, and still are, fellow travelers and comrades in arms.Were it not for Alinsky’s son, L.David Alinsky who crowed in a Boston Globe letter to the editor Sept. 1, 2008:

“Barack Obama’s training in Chicago by the great community organizers is showing its effectiveness. It is an amazingly powerful format, and the method of my late father always works to get the message out and get the supporters on board. When executed meticulously and thoughtfully, it is a powerful strategy for initiating change and making it really happen. Obama learned his lesson well”, Obama’s obeisance to Rules for Radicals may never have been so obvious.

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The More Things Change…. “In 1961, France’s Charles de Gaulle told President John F. Kennedy that in Vietnam the U.S. would sink “step by step into a bottomless quagmire,” however much it spent “in men and money.”President Kennedy had begun sending more advisors to Vietnam to help the Diem regime, increasing their number to 800 in 1961. Kennedy refused his military advisors advice to send combat divisions to Vietnam, but he increased the number of so-called advisors and aid to the Saigon regime.”

June 19, 2014 1 comment

The More Things Change….Macrohistory and World TImeline ^ | June 19, 2014 | UnknownPosted on 6/19/2014, 2:35:57 PM by MakanaIn 1961, France’s Charles de Gaulle told President John F. Kennedy that in Vietnam the U.S. would sink “step by step into a bottomless quagmire,” however much it spent “in men and money.”

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President Kennedy had begun sending more advisors to Vietnam to help the Diem regime, increasing their number to 800 in 1961. Kennedy refused his military advisors advice to send combat divisions to Vietnam, but he increased the number of so-called advisors and aid to the Saigon regime.

 

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Warning Signs: Iraq Agonistes…

June 15, 2014 3 comments

By Alan Caruba

I remember how the Vietnam War seemed to drag on for years without resolution, from Lyndon Johnson’s initial expansion in 1964, after he was elected in his own right through his second term, marked by many marches in Washington, D.C. demanding the U.S. get out.

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It took Nixon’s and Kissinger’s efforts to secure an end to the conflict in 1973.The war in Iraq had a similar feel to it. The first conflict, led by Bush41 to push Iraq out of Kuwait had public support and was dramatically short and successful. The second, led by Bush43 began as an effort to remove Saddam Hussein from power and initially the military victory was also swift. In hindsight, the error was staying on, presumably to help establish a democratic government and other institutions in a nation that had never known democracy.

The Iraqis are divided by Islam’s ancient schism, Sunni versus Shiite. Saddam had been a Sunni. He was replaced by a Shiite, Nouri al-Maliki, elected Prime Minister in a nation that is predominantly Shiite.While Republicans would like to blame the current situation on Obama, the fact is that George W. Bush signed a “Status of Forces Agreement” in 2008 that terminated the American military presence in Iraq at the close of 2011.

 

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The Motivations Behind the Vegas False Flag Event | Dave Hodges – The Common Sense Show

June 11, 2014 1 comment

The Motivations Behind the Vegas False Flag Event

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The more things change, the more they stay the same. The similarities between the Summer of 2012 Batman Dark Knight shootings, and the recent ambush of two Las Vegas police officers, are stunning. There are no shortages of Internet stories making some very obvious connections between James Holmes and Jared and Amanda Woodruff Miller.

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However, the political background which may have served as the impetus for the tragic event in Las Vegas, have gone unnoticed.A Familiar Pattern of Cover UpWhen JFK, RFK and Martin Luther King were assassinated in one short five year period, the modus operandi in each case was the same.

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All three political figures were ostensibly murdered by a lone nut assassin and each assassin possessed a diary which directly proved the guilt of Oswald, Sirhan Sirhan and James Earl Ray.

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Bobby Jindal Again Vetoes Louisiana’s Surrogacy Bill After Objections From Pro-Life Groups

June 2, 2014 1 comment

Bobby Jindal Again Vetoes Louisiana‘s Surrogacy Bill After Objections From Pro-Life GroupsChristian Post ^ | 06/02/2014 | Anugrah KumarPosted on 6/2/2014, 12:26:09 PM by SeekAndFindLouisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has once again vetoed a bill that would set up a legal framework for surrogacy births in the state, saying the legislation “still raises concerns for many in the pro-life community.””

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Despite the good intentions and hard efforts of the author, this legislation still raises concerns for many in the pro-life community,” Jindal wrote in his veto message Saturday. “Thus, I cannot in good conscience, sign this bill.”…

 

 

 

 

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If JFK Had Survived – LewRockwell.com

May 31, 2014 10 comments

On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas.On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas.

Almost as prevalent as theories about his assassination are theories about what would have happened to three major historical events if JFK had been alive in 1964.Since then, many theories have sprung up about the assassination, who was involved, and why Kennedy was killed.

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Among historians and some authors, there has been detailed debate and discussion about what would have happened in the event that Kennedy wasn’t killed in November 1963.

 

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Gunny G ReBlog From 2008: Jim Jones and Jonestown, Special Forces, Etc. | BLOGGING BAD ~ DICK.G: AMERICAN !

February 26, 2014 1 comment

Gunny G: Jim Jones and Jonestown, etc.

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Last night FauxNoose ran a piece on Jim Jones and The Jonestown thing. They claimed it had new never-b4-seen photos, etc. I saw nothing new. For years we have seen both the party line article on this, and much lesser, the conspiracy theory articles here and there.

 

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English: This image of a document is from “the Jonestown Institute” at San Diego State University. The image is photo of Jim Jones that is imaged here. The site states that: “Tape transcripts, summaries, some primary source documents, and all photographs on this site are free and available to the public for use by crediting: The Jonestown Institute, http://jonestown.sdsu.edu.” Home Page Permitting Such Usage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Genetic Devolution | Dave Hodges – The Common Sense Show

January 2, 2014 8 comments
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In this grand experiment that we have been dragged into kicking and screaming by those who would attempt to devise the perfect human, the perfect animal, the perfect plant, by

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manipulating their basic genetic structure to suit a preconceived design, we are being led by babies in adult diapers who have no understanding of the very things that are crucial in revealing the perfection that is sought.

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Why the Tea Party Isn’t Going Anywhere… ~ (READER RESPONSE: Gunny G…)

December 27, 2013 2 comments
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“A Fifth Column Indeed” ~ Servando Gonzalez – historian, semiotician, writer, political satirist, intelligence analyst

December 27, 2013 70 comments

In \”Seven Steps to Hell,\” an article in his byline \”The Fifth Column\” (March 3, 2007), Paul R. Hollrah mentions an interview appeared in the August 3, 1995 edition of the Wall Street Journal with former North Vietnamese Colonel Bui Tin. In it, according to Hollrah, Col. Tin described \”the step-by-step defeat of US forces,

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not on the battlefield, but in the White House, in the Halls of Congress, in the streets of America, and on our college and university campuses.\” And Hollrah ends the paragraph with the rhetorical question \”Sounds familiar?\”

 

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…..The cult of the uniform originated about ten years after the end of the Vietnam War—a war in which over 58,000 Americans died to get their names on a wall.

To overcome the “Vietnam Syndrome,” the United States needed some swift, decisive, and favorable military actions.

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The American National Religion….. “The cult of The Uniform” – LewRockwell.com

December 25, 2013 1 comment

…..The cult of the uniform originated about ten years after the end of the Vietnam War—a war in which over 58,000 Americans died to get their names on a wall.

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To overcome the “Vietnam Syndrome,” the United States needed some swift, decisive, and favorable military actions.

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President Reagan launched an invasion of the small island nation of Grenada in October of 1983. Naturally, U.S. forces overwhelmed the opposition.

 

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Obama’s Blitzkrieg Attack Upon America | Dave Hodges – The Common Sense Show

December 9, 2013 15 comments

Obama’s Blitzkrieg Attack Upon America

November 3, 2013 – Conspiracy, Featured, Main

hope change obeySince Obama took office in January of 2009, America has been under the most serious and constant barrage of blitzkrieg attacks in her entire history. Not only was Obama grossly under qualified to be president based upon his experience, he was not eligible to even run for the highest office in the land.

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The following article summarizes many of the documented issues I have raised, in only the past several weeks, about President Obama and his subsequent leadership failures. I would ask that if you agree with ANY of the following allegations, that you share your concerns with your friends and family and then draft a letter to your Congressman imploring him/her to draw up articles of impeachment against Obama for treason and sedition. Encourage your friends and family to do the same.

 

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Two Marine generals fired for security lapses in Afghanistan

September 30, 2013 1 comment

Two Marine generals fired for security lapses in Afghanistan

 

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The commandant of the Marine Corps on Monday took the extraordinary step of firing two generals for not adequately protecting a giant base in southern Afghanistan that Taliban fighters stormed last year, resulting in the deaths of two Marines and the destruction of a half a dozen U.S. fighter jets.

 

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Uh Ho: Obama Says Vietnamese Dictator Inspired by Founding Fathers… “” … we discussed the fact that Ho Chi Minh was actually inspired by the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the words of Thomas Jefferson.” President Obama talking to reporters alongside Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang.”

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Uh Ho: Obama Says Vietnamese Dictator Inspired by Founding Fathers

Fox News ^ | July 26, 2013 | Chris Stirewalt

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” … we discussed the fact that Ho Chi Minh was actually inspired by the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the words of Thomas Jefferson.”

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President Obama talking to reporters alongside Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang.

It may come as some unwelcome news to the families of the nearly 60,000 Americans who died in the Vietnam War that the whole thing was just a misunderstanding.

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Larry Grathwohl – RIP American Hero… “Larry’s name as the only informant to successfully penetrate Bill Ayers’ communist Weather Underground Organization (WUO). He wrote a book about his experiences, Bringing America Down: An FBI Informer with the Weathermen”

July 18, 2013 75 comments
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Larry Grathwohl – RIP American Hero

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America is a smaller place today. Larry Grathwohl, one of America’s truly unsung heroes, has died. He will be missed. Readers may recognize Larry’s name as the only informant to successfully penetrate Bill Ayers’ communist Weather Underground Organization (WUO). He wrote a book about his experiences, Bringing America Down: An FBI Informer with the Weathermen, re-released this spring.

During the run up to the 2008 election, an interview with Larry surfaced in which he described a meeting he attended where Ayers and company discussed how they would have to murder an estimated 25 million people following the revolution they were then attempting to foment. You can still see that interview, here:

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An Interview with Steve Klein: Terrorist Cell Expert – Yahoo! Voices – voices.yahoo.com

May 16, 2013 1 comment

 

Steve Klein is a Vietnam veteran (USMC). He was attached to South Vietnamese militia from 1968-1970. He acted as a translator and negotiator. Also, he organized ambushes on remaining Viet Cong cells as well as North Vietnamese Army elements. From 1970 until 1973 he earned his bachelors degree in political science from University of California at Long Beach. He became a commissioned officer in the Marine Corps in 1974. He served as a communications officer until leaving the Marine Corps in 1977.

Since 1977 he started Courageous Christians United (now he is the secretary). He also founded M.E.E.T. – Middle Eastern Experts’ Team. Through MEET and his contacts with the Coptic community he has been asked to give his insights to the FBI and the U.S. Marine Corps.

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POW’s, MIA’s still being sought by dedicated American force « Coach is Right… (Related + GyG Posts)

May 11, 2013 7 comments

by Jim Emerson, staff writer

When one American is not worth the effort to be found, we as Americans have lost. – Rolling Thunder Motto.

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War is an ugly endeavor fought by brave warriors at the behest of national leaders. In the heat of battle soldiers are killed, wounded, captured or go missing. Prisoners captured during battle are at the mercy of the enemy. Despite laws created by gentleman’s agreement in an international forum, history has shown that combatant nations have abused, tortured and killed prisoners captured on the battlefield. After World War II, Russia would declare a Prisoner of War (POW) a war criminal and hold them well beyond the end of hostilities. It has become a standard practice of Communist nations to hold prisoners long after wars’ end, making the process of accounting for the dead or missing difficult if not impossible.

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Cliff Kincaid — Bill Ayers and his Media Groupies… “Bill Ayers’ claim that the Weather Underground bombed property, not people, in order to protest the Vietnam War, is two lies in one. First,…”

May 8, 2013 18 comments

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Bill Ayers’ claim that the Weather Underground bombed property, not people, in order to protest the Vietnam War, is two lies in one. First, they specialized in anti-personnel bombs using heavy metal staples. Second, Ayers and his wife Bernardine Dohrn were not opposed to the war, only to a U.S. victory.

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As reported by Jim Mackinnon of the Akron Beacon Journal, Ayers maintained, during a speaking appearance, “No one died in the Weather Underground bombings.” He was trying to claim that the Weather Underground was different from the Islamic terrorists in the Boston bombings case.

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Of all the media covering Ayers’ newest charges, only Fox News interviewed Larry Grathwohl, an FBI informant in the Weather Underground, who said “Ayers told him personally that fellow Weather Underground member and future wife Bernadine Dohrn set the bomb that killed San Francisco Park Police Sergeant Brian McDonnell in 1970.”

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“Bill Ayers told me in Buffalo that we weren’t doing enough bombings and strategic sabotages,” Grathwohl told FoxNews.com. “He complained that it was a sad situation when [Dohrn] had to plan and place the bomb at the San Francisco Park Police station.”

 

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William Ayers says Weather Underground, Boston bombings not same

May 6, 2013 1 comment

William Ayers says Weather Underground, Boston bombings not same

 

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Posted on Monday, May 06, 2013 3:32:23 PM by topher

 

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Bill Ayers, the 1960’s radical who went on to become a college professor and associate of President Obama, said Saturday the bombings he helped the Weather Underground carry out to protest the Vietnam War bear no resemblance to the deadly Boston Marathon attack – and glossed over the fact that his group’s bombs killed three fellow terrorists and have been linked to the murder of a San Francisco police officer.

 

 

 

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Gunny G: In My Opinion, The Best Info Available Re The MIA, POW Issue… | AMERICAN BLOGGER: GUNNY.G ~ WEBLOG.EMAIL

April 25, 2013 3 comments

 

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In my opinion, the best information available regarding the MIA, POW issue.

 

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Hot Docs premiere Unclaimed finds a Vietnam veteran left behind for 44 years | Toronto Star

April 25, 2013 2 comments

Special Forces Green Beret Master Sgt. John Hartley Robertson had forgotten how to speak English over the 44 years since he was left behind in the Vietnam War. But he never forgot that he was a father, husband and an American soldier, born in Alabama, shot down over Laos in a 1968 classified mission.

 

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Robert Redford’s Terrorist Heroes

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Robert Redford’s Terrorist Heroes

 

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Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 12:28:32 PM by Perseverando

 

“ALL OF IT,” said Robert Redford, when asked if he supported the bombings by The Weather Underground.

 

Redford came out for terrorism on a mainstream morning television show in an interview with democrat-operative-leftist-hack George Stephanopoulos, who was slobbering over Redford’s pro-terrorist movie, The Company You Keep. I drew my illustration of Redford, below, days ago, and I wonder if he’s for the terrorist attack in Boston today. Or maybe he wants to wait and see if it’s leftist terrorists before he decides he’s all for it. Below is a list of what Robert Redford was for, via Sean Hannity on FOX News.

 

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The Weather Underground’s history of terrorism consisted of:

 

 

 

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Fred On Everything… Screwing the Troops What Else is New?…

April 8, 2013 10 comments

Screwing the Troops

What Else is New?

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April 4, 2013

For a country always at war, the United States is remarkably not interested in taking care of soldiers it has broken in its wars. Having bankrupted the country, Washington sinks every available penny into the two purposes of the military: funneling money into the arms industry, and fueling imperial ambitions, in large part of pasty fern-bar Napoleons at National Review and Commentary.

The Veterans Administration is way back in the chow line. It doesn’t work very well. As best I can tell, nobody cares.

What do I mean, it doesn’t work? Consider a vet blinded or nearly so in some war or other. To use a computer, which has come to be necessary life, he needs screen-reader software, such as JAWS.

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It costs roughly a thousand dollars retail. For a blinded vet, most likely of slight education and no resources beyond his VA compensation, this is a lot of money.

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How the Government Killed Martin Luther King, Jr. | Veterans Today

April 4, 2013 Leave a comment

By Carl Gibson, Reader Supported News

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efore scoffing at this headline, you should know that in 1999, in Memphis, Tennessee, more than three decades after MLK’s death, a jury found local, state, and federal government agencies guilty of conspiring to assassinate the Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader. The same media you would expect to cover such a monumental decision was absent at the trial, because those news organizations were part of that conspiracy.

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The Tip of the Spear… “During the Revolutionary War, the founders felt the need to create an military force in order to liberate themselves from the British Crown, but they were suspect of the kind of government that would create a permanent standing army.” | Flyover-Press.com

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The American military of today has its founding in the Cold War. During the Revolutionary War, the founders felt the need to create an military force in order to liberate themselves from the British Crown, but they were suspect of the kind of government that would create a permanent standing army.

 

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Rep. Elbridge Gerry of Massachusetts: “What, sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty.”

 

Thomas Jefferson: “The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.”

 

And so it was for the large part of US history, there was no permanent military force that could be used for foreign adventures or domestic suppression.

 

 

 

The Selective Service Act was first passed in 1917 for the WWI. The second Selective Service Act was passed in 1940 for WWII. The modern draft was created by the Selective Service act of 1948.

 

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During the Cold War, the permanent standing Army was created in response to the “Soviet Threat”. Millions of American men went through the doors of the service, as a rite of martial passage for the bulk of the population.

 

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THE BLANK PAGE POW: MCCAIN…

March 9, 2013 7 comments

THE BLANK PAGE POW: MCCAIN…

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THE GUNNY G WEBLOG @ NETWORK54.COM: NewsMax: McCain: Enemy of the POWs

March 9, 2013 Leave a comment

With the publication just two weeks ago of The New York Times best seller “An Enormous Crime: The Definitive Account of American POWs Abandoned in Southeast Asia,” it is inevitable that the role in the POW issue of Sen. — and former POW — John McCain now be examined.

 

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Having known McCain since June 7, 1974, I have often written of his sarcastic, arrogant and condescending attitude toward those who disagree with him — on any issue.

 

His temper is legendary; his latest outburst was directed at fellow GOP Sen. John Cornyn of Texas over McCain’s immigration bill.

 

Everyone in D.C. and Arizona knows of the mean-spirited side of John McCain. But on no issue has John McCain been meaner than the question of the hundreds of U.S. POWs who did not come home in 1973 when McCain came home.

 

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Vultures Feast on Purple Heart… “Mark Twain was probably the first who discovered the ugly truth about Congress, which he described as “the smallest minds and the selfishest souls and the cowardliest hearts that God makes.”……” | Veterans Today

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by Colonel Eugene Khrushchev

 

While many folks merrily praised St. Valentine for the Day of Love, somewhere in Washington D.C., one taciturn Vietnam War vet paid private tribute to St. Sebastian to put an end to his tortuous ordeal on Feb.14 as the last day of hate.

 

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Alas, as bad luck would have it, the irreconcilable Cruz-aiders have prevailed again as the longest political witch hunt in US history to keep American warrior crucified, will be extended over the next 10 days of Capitol infamy.

 

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Senator Hagel, badly mauled but unrepentant, has yet to persevere and survive the final encounter with the grisly jaws of GOPlins to be anointed as a new Secretary of Defense before the end of the winter.

 

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(GyG: What “The Folks” Are Sayin’) ~ Rendezvous with Destiny… (“…..Who would have thought that it would fall to us, some of us in our so-called declining years (unless 60 is the new 40) to rescue the Republic? In our lifetimes, we have had the war in Vietnam, and the Reagan revival, and now we find the left has been tunneling under us all along. Last Tuesday, the platform we thought was solid collapsed…”)

November 15, 2012 19 comments

…..Who would have thought that it would fall to us, some of us in our so-called declining years (unless 60 is the new 40) to rescue the Republic? In our lifetimes, we have had the war in Vietnam, and the Reagan revival, and now we find the left has been tunneling under us all along. Last Tuesday, the platform we thought was solid collapsed as if its underpinnings had been eaten by termites, which they had.

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Petraeus and the Fierce Struggles for Imperial Power by Jack D. Douglas…

November 15, 2012 Leave a comment

Is a Military Coup in the Works?
Jack Douglas on Petraeus and the vast struggles for US imperial power.

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Petraeus and the Fierce Struggles for Imperial Power

by Jack D. Douglas

Recently by Jack D. Douglas: The Lull Before the Social Storm

Almost everyone analyzing the many political crises and scandals erupting at the top of the U.S. is overlooking the Big Picture of the vast struggles for power at the top. There are always such struggles in powerful nations and in vast imperial powers there are commonly fierce struggles. Even totalitarian regimes in which “one man dictatorship” is what people outside see are riven with fierce struggles at the top. Hitler by the late 1930’s was about as close to being a one-man dictator as anyone ever is. He is still referred to that way routinely in the U.S. But that was the Public Front he worked furiously to maintain while carrying out fierce struggles of many kinds against the SA heads, against most of the General Staff of the Wehrmacht which was led by the top General Ludwig Beck, and against many other plotters, some of whom eventually joined von Stauffenberg‘s Valkyrie plot to kill Hitler and sue for peace with the West.

I and many other people have been writing about these struggles at the top in the U.S. for many years. They were fierce in the Vietnam era of the 1960’s and into the 1970’s and involved many conspiratorial groups from the generals to the FBI, the Kennedy and LBJ coalitions, and so on. They are every bit as fierce now.

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Mitt: The Strange Case of the Secret “Vietnam Years” (“Everything known about Mitt Romney is hagiography, basically bull. This will be something different, unvarnished, and true. “)| Veterans Today

October 15, 2012 19 comments

Mitt Romney: His Draft Evasion Cover-up

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by Gordon Duff

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During the brutal Vietnam War, some men dodged the draft, sought deferments, faked illnesses, were placed in National Guard and Reserve units then destined to never be called up. Some opposed the war, some favored war but wanted others to fight for them, those are called “Chickenhawks.”

Others, like Mitt Romney, current presidential candidate, go further. Elections bring out fiction, acrimony and hagiography. The latter is the drivel money buys to hide the truth even if the truth may be the only signs of humanity left in what has otherwise become an empty shell.

We will learn about Mitt Romney, more an invention than a person and a family that, for generations, rejected American citizenship, fled America to avoid prosecution for 26 years and never reapplied or met citizenship criteria.

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Everything known about Mitt Romney is hagiography, basically bull. This will be something different, unvarnished, and true.

Draft evasion isn’t a clever ruse to avoid serving your nation during wartime; it’s a criminal act punishable by ten years in prison and a large fine. It labels violators felons for life, prohibits voting, running for public office and can even, heaven forbid, prohibit serving as President of the United States.

The difference between the two involves analysis of the legality of efforts to be “unavailable” for service.

There are several “official histories” of Mitt Romney, but his favorite is written by John Kasich of the Boston Globe, his official approved biographer. Kasich wrote a bestselling book on Romney, oft describing him as a “liberal Ronald Reagan.”

However, in 2007, it was Kasich, in his role of “investigative reporter” to use his hundreds of hours of research and full access to all Romney documents to look into accusations of draft evasion leveled against Romney.

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Gunny G: Jim Jones and Jonestown, etc. « CITIZEN.BLOGGER.1984+ GUNNY.G BLOG.EMAIL

September 19, 2012 Leave a comment

 

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English: This image of a document is from “the Jonestown Institute” at San Diego State University. The image is photo of Jim Jones that is imaged here. The site states that: “Tape transcripts, summaries, some primary source documents, and all photographs on this site are free and available to the public for use by crediting: The Jonestown Institute, http://jonestown.sdsu.edu.” Home Page Permitting Such Usage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Last night FauxNoose ran a piece on Jim Jones and The Jonestown thing. They claimed it had new never-b4-seen photos, etc. I saw nothing new. For years we have seen both the party line article on this, and much lesser, the conspiracy theory articles here and there.

 

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English: This image of a document is from “the Jonestown Institute” at San Diego State University. The image is photo of Jim Jones that is imaged here. The site states that: “Tape transcripts, summaries, some primary source documents, and all photographs on this site are free and available to the public for use by crediting: The Jonestown Institute, http://jonestown.sdsu.edu.” Home Page Permitting Such Usage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

I recalled that there was one conspiracy theory stuck in my old mind-housing-group about a Special Forces team that had gone into Jonestown before the media came upon the scene.

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Press TV: Special Ops con, imaginary warfare and non-existent enemies | Veterans Today (“The whole thing was staged, go somewhere, kill an old man, claim it is Osama bin Laden, move General Petraeus to CIA and he can’t claim he killed bin Laden and run for president.”)

September 7, 2012 7 comments

 

By Gordon Duff and Press TV

 

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With an election book by a SEAL, real or imaginary, out now, it is time for an honest discussion of “Special Operations” from someone who has actually sat through “mission planning” sessions involving three continents.

 

Thus far, the quotes I have read, of finding an unidentified old man shot but not dead and then shooting his wounded body repeatedly makes

 

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sense.Any old man would do as lying about who it is can easily be done under cloak of secrecy, like lying about the helicopter crash though photos of the downed “carbon fibre stealth helicopter” were in every paper.Witness also so crash dead, crew and SEALS. We lied about that too.Someone may have murdered an old man; we have no idea who neither did they.

 

The whole thing was staged, go somewhere, kill an old man, claim it is Osama bin Laden, move General Petraeus to CIA and he can’t claim he killed bin Laden and run for president.

 

The whole thing was a political con.Then, noting from this recent book that SEALS are obsessed with leaking information, we had a record number of SEAL deaths in an air crash in Afghanistan reported soon after, totaling as many dead SEALS as the entire Vietnam War.Let’s start with the con of Vietnam. The US was involved, I am guessing as I am no longer sure of anything, in a Cold War.

 

Under the surface, however, the world’s banking system, the same one that controls the Federal Reserve, also built up Russia, made deals for their diamonds to join DeBeers “price fixing” and, of course, most of Russia’s spying on America went through Israel and agents like Jonathan Pollard, one of hundreds.Two things come to mind in Vietnam. One was the major effort to blame others for the flow of heroin from the Golden Triangle on a single incident where someone put an ounce of heroin in a body being sent home.

 

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SEAL Whining Needs to Stop, Time For “Medium” Special Ops to “Man Up” | Veterans Today

August 31, 2012 Leave a comment

 

Right Wing Politics, Trading Deaths of Others for “Free Lunch” Dishonor SEALS

 

By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor

 

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Born and Died – In the USA | Veterans Today

July 4, 2012 Leave a comment

…..The song walks a tightrope between the greatness and the harsh realities of America. It is a mirror held to our collective faces. It asks, “How long are you going to let this go on?”

Gordon Duff is the only person here at VT who has endured more bayonet charges than he can remember during his visit to Vietnam in 1969. His retrospection of these events has an analogy to Springsteen’s message in Born in the USA.

In Gordon’s case, he is and always will be proud to be a Marine.

But if you asked him what did he while he was in Vietnam he might tell you with his truth scalpel that he killed impoverished, illiterate, oriental agricultural workers who were deemed a national security threat to the United States.

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Prison Planet.com » Where are all the dead bodies from swine flu?

June 28, 2012 1 comment

Until a couple of days ago, the CDC had claimed that the swine flu pandemic of 2009 killed roughly 18,500 people. That’s been the “official” number for the last three years. But suddenly, in a burst of revisionist inspiration, the CDC has retroactive altered medical history and announced that as many as half a million people may have died from swine flu after all! (http://ca.news.yahoo.com/swine-flu-likely-claimed-quarter-million-liv…)

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Gunny G: HEY! Do You Know About FlyOver Press Yet??? ~ Flyover Press – News & views from the rest of the nation

June 16, 2012 3 comments

Flyoverpress.com provides a forum for those, often controversial, voices that are currently marganilized often outright censored by the gate keepers of the mainstream media.Opinions expressed on this web site, or in any of the daily articles that we send to our subscribers, are those of the authors.

They do not neccessarily reflect the opinions of Flyoverpress.com or any of its staff or sponsors.With regard to those ideas and opinions for which we are responsible, in general, FlyoverPress.com applies natural law, reason and the praxeological methodology of Austrian Economics to the analysis of contemporary socio-economic issues and policy.We speak for millions of Americans in what is now known as “flyover country.” These are honest, hard-working folks who are sick and tired of being taken for green toothed morons and talked down to by the condescending mainstream, liberally biased media.

We are strong advocates for the traditional ideas held by the vast majority of Americans in the rural areas of the old South and the Western part of the United States. That, of course, mostly excludes the Left Coast.We are not afraid to say what literally millions of them are thinking. John Rocker was right!We believe that the Constitution of the United States of America is no longer the “supreme law of the land” but it should be. It is NOT a “living document.” It says what it says in clear and concise English.

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Elderly Veterans Challenge Obama and Waxma | Veterans Today

June 3, 2012 Leave a comment

(Sunday, June 3, 2012 – 2:30 PM) – 220th Consecutive Sunday Rally of the “Veterans Revolution”

to “Save Our Veterans Land” and “Bring Our Homeless Veterans HOME.”

Northeast Corner of Wilshire and San Vicente Boulevards – West Los Angeles (Outside the Los Angeles National Veterans Home, VA Greater West L.A. Healthcare System)

Organized by: “Old Veterans Guard”

Contact: Robert Rosebrock, Director

Phone: 310-490-6495 cell

E-mail: RRosebrock1@aol.com

With California’s Primary Election being held on Tuesday, June 5, fellow Veterans want answers as to what the candidates will do for our disabled and homeless Veterans, particularly President Obama and Congressman Henry Waxman, whose 33rd District maintains the stewardship of the largest VA Veterans Home in the nation, yet Los Angeles is our nation’s capital for homeless Veterans.

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The Legend of the Spat-Upon Veteran — In These Times

June 3, 2012 Leave a comment

It’s a disproven myth, but politicians, keen on dispelling opposition and maintaining militarism, continue to feed the fable.

BY David Sirota

As political memes go, this 30-year Vietnam storyline has been wildly successful, helping presidents silence opposition to the Iraq War, the continued Afghanistan occupation, our expanding drone wars, and, of course, our ever-increasing defense budgets.

Out of all the status-quo-sustaining fables we create out of military history, none are as enduring as Vietnam War myths. Desperate to cobble a pro-war cautionary tale out of a blood-soaked tragedy, we keep reimagining the loss in Southeast Asia not as a policy failure but as the product of an America that dishonored returning troops.

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32 years later, Ollie North reunited with his Marine sword

May 29, 2012 1 comment

Second Honeymoon. The sword Oliver North used to cut his wedding cake with wife Betsy has been returned after it went missing for 32 years.

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Oliver North mug shot (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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The Definition of a Vietnam Era Veteran | Veterans Today

May 28, 2012 1 comment

By Bob Hanafin, Staff Writer

A “Vietnam Era” Veteran is defined as any Veteran who served during the official time frame of the Vietnam War anywhere in the world as defined by Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

I would assume that even National Guard members who have achieved official Veterans status as defined by the VA would be considered Vietnam Era Veterans.

I’m basically familiar with this, because most of the VA benefits I applied for and got when I served during the war were because I was a Vietnam Era Vet. However, I know that Congress passed a law in 1996 just after I retired from the Pentagon that changed the definition as it applied to those who served in-country Vietnam proper, and those Veterans who served elsewhere. The time frames are different.

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Memorial Day with my KIA Marines | Veterans Today

May 27, 2012 1 comment
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English: Medal of Honor, US Navy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Buried stories of decorated Marines resurface for Memorial Day…with a little help from their friends. …by Jim W. Dean, VT editor

[Dear Readers, I am on a one month shooting trip to Berkshire County, Mass., and my home town of Gt. Barrington which Smithsonian.com recently named the best small town in America. I have been shooting historical and arts venues like the Hancock Shaker Village, the Norman Rockwell Museum, to colonial graveyards and, as always, some old WWII vets that are still with us. This footage will be used in future feature articles as VT continues to build our own Net TV presence with in-house produced series material for our international audience. This Memorial Day piece is a rerun from last year, but it is a timeless piece...Jim]

Cpl. Lee H. Phillips – Medal of Honor – Marietta, Georgia KIA – Nov 27th, 1950 – Korea

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U.S. Military Defeated in Vietnam by Michael S. Rozeff

May 24, 2012 Leave a comment

Sociologist Bill Gibson was recorded in 1987 talking about his book on the Vietnam War (The Perfect War: Techno-War in Vietnam). In this video on YouTube, he touches on many interesting aspects of the war, like the myths and delusions of the U.S. military, its leaders and those of the American people. I watched all 10 parts, which is unusual for me. In Part 10, he accurately foretold that, since the delusions had not yet been shattered, the U.S. would again make wars it could not win.

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Da Nang, Vietnam. A young Marine private waits on the beach during the Marine landing, August 3, 1965. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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America’s Phony Election, the Polling Fiasco | Veterans Today

May 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Darkest Ohio – (VT) President Obama was elected to end the Bush wars, disband Homeland Security, find our friendly TSA workers something more useful to do and to sell the billions of dollars of unused and worthless airport scanners back to Michael Chertoff and Israel.

Jailing a few war criminals, capping gasoline prices and ending the Federal Reserve fiasco might have been nice.

On the whole, the only things keeping Obama from being a miserable failure are people like Mitt Romney, the entire Bush family and the combination of organized crime, foreign spies and drug runners that were running America under Bush and, to a great extent, still are.

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Mitt Romney – Caricature (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey)

Now we are being told that Mitt Romney is a real contender in the election. Romney runs over 1000 secret bank accounts in Switzerland and an uncounted number in the Caymans. In fact, other than inheriting vast wealth and never having had to do a day of real work, Romney may well be scarier than any James Bond bad guy.

It isn’t his religion, though Mormonism is generally seen as political, extremist and even dangerous by a majority of Americans.

Today, we got the following poll results on the war in Afghanistan:

 

WASHINGTON — Support for the war in Afghanistan has hit a new low and is on par with support for the Vietnam War in the early 1970s, a bad sign for President Barack Obama as he argues that to end the war responsibly the United States must remain in Afghanistan another two years.

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Official photographic portrait of US President Barack Obama (born 4 August 1961; assumed office 20 January 2009) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Only 27 percent of Americans say they back the war effort, and 66 percent oppose the war, according to an AP-GfK poll released Wednesday.

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Fear-Fuelling Conspiracies | Veterans Today

May 2, 2012 Leave a comment

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. –Aristotle

I don’t believe in conspiracy theories. However I do believe in conspiracies.

All that’s necessary is to have two or more conspirators conspiring to do something–anything–together.

This includes every imaginable conspiracy, from a couple of kids conspiring to tease other kids, to thieves planning a robbery, to countries creating coalitions against other countries.

Usually conspiracies come out of situations where the facts are known to few and the conspirators remain hidden.

Presently there’s a conspiracy among those creating propaganda for bombing Iran. These war hawk politicians in both the U S and Israel use misinterpreted intelligence and incredulous rationales to argue that Iran should be bombed because they are working toward developing nuclear power.

It’s not enough that Iran doesn’t have nuclear weapons. According to Israeli hawks, Iran must not be allowed to work in the direction of developing nuclear weapons.

That argument is currently too weak to garner enough support from the American public to go into another costly war, primarily because it doesn’t create enough fear.

A conspirator who wanted to see that ingredient added would find a way to create fear in the American public.

Old tricks like those employed to create fear leading to the Iraq war won’t work. No one will easily buy the argument that another Islamic country has WMDs.

Even if fear for Israel is strong enough to make an argument for them, the stock of Israeli nuclear weapons convinces anyone with half a brain that they can defend themselves.

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THE GUNNY G WEBLOG @ NETWORK54.COM: A CRITIQUE OF COLONEL JOE SCHLATTER’S “MIA FACTS PAGE.”

April 9, 2012 2 comments

 

Colonel Schlatter, on his web site, would appear to provide cogent arguments for the theory, that the Vietnamese returned all living Americans in 1973. The problem with this idea, is that it is known by the Colonel to be untrue and only through “sleight of hand” can he try and ignore the true facts.

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Vietnam veterans day proclaimed

March 30, 2012 Leave a comment

Vietnam veterans day proclaimed

Whitehouse.gov ^ | 3/29/2012 | president

Posted on Friday, March 30, 2012 2:03:57 PM by fatrat

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 29, 2012 Presidential Proclamation — Vietnam Veterans Day

VIETNAM VETERANS DAY

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

On January 12, 1962, United States Army pilots lifted more than 1,000 South Vietnamese service members over jungle and underbrush to capture a National Liberation Front stronghold near Saigon. Operation Chopper marked America’s first combat mission against the Viet Cong, and the beginning of one of our longest and most challenging wars. Through more than a decade of conflict that tested the fabric of our Nation, the service of our men and women in uniform stood true. Fifty years after that fateful mission, we honor the more than 3 million Americans who served, we pay tribute to those we have laid to rest, and we reaffirm our dedication to showing a generation of veterans the respect and support of a grateful Nation.

The Vietnam War is a story of service members of different backgrounds, colors, and creeds who came together to complete a daunting mission. It is a story of Americans from every corner of our Nation who left the warmth of family to serve the country they loved. It is a story of patriots who braved the line of fire, who cast themselves into harm’s way to save a friend, who fought hour after hour, day after day to preserve the liberties we hold dear. From Ia Drang to Hue, they won every major battle of the war and upheld the highest traditions of our Armed Forces.

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TO ANSWER A QUESTION (Re John McCain, POW, Candidate for President, Etc.)jmquestions.htm

March 24, 2012 Leave a comment

TO ANSWER A QUESTION

In my opinion, there are no “sacred cows” when it comes to the office of the President of the United States of America. At this point, there is a “flying squad” of returned POWs from the Vietnam War protecting the image of Senator John S. McCain. One can but wonder why Senator McCain would require such a team. He is not under attack or even serious scrutiny by the “liberal media.” TV commentators who usually attack anyone who shows a less than pristine bent for the most part are mum on the Arizona Senator.

My concerns are simple. I believe that any and all of the intelligence held by U.S. Government agencies on Senator McCain’s time as a POW must be made available to the media and public. There is too much danger of a President being held hostage by things in the files of Intelligence agencies and, even more dangerous, held in the files of foreign governments in Asia and Europe.

My intentions have nothing to do with any feelings I may harbor toward John McCain personally. I have none. My intentions in all of this have to do with him professionally. They have to do with his treatment of Bui Tin, who I consider nothing more than a “sent agent.” They have to do with his simplistic attitude toward the issue of MIAs and his utterly vile behavior toward those who disagree with him, including family members. Lastly, I feel for any of the “Keating Five” to have the audacity to make “Campaign Reform” the cornerstone of his platform is the height of hypocrisy. He took the money right along with the others. To claim he did not know is not the type of answer one who aspires to be President should give in my opinion. He was responsible, but he did everything in his power to shift the blame. He sounded too much like Clinton for me. He disappointed me in that.

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