Clueless Kerry strikes again

posted at 9:57 am on May 31, 2008 by Ed Morrissey

Reason #117 That We Can Be Glad That John Kerry Lost The Election in 2004:

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) believes that on September 11 “we were basically at peace.”

Asked to clarify his remarks, specifically asking about the attacks on the U.S.S. Cole during Barack Obama campaign conference call, Kerry said, “well, we hadn’t declared war,” The Hill’s Sam Youngman reports.

Asked if al Qaeda was a threat at the time, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee said, “well yes, obviously they were a threat. But, fundamentally we were not at war at that point in time.”

Well, we weren’t at war, but check out this list and ask yourself if we were at peace:

  1. 1993 – World Trade Center terrorist attack kills 6
  2. 1996 – Khobar Towers terrorist attack kills 19 US military personnel
  3. 1998 – US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania bombed, over 200 dead
  4. 2000 – USS Cole attacked, 17 sailors killed

AQ had declared war on us years before, even explicitly in 1998 when Osama issued his “fatwa” against America. It was only the cluelessness of people like John Kerry that kept us from recognizing it. We didn’t have peace on September 10, 2001; no one wanted to acknowledge that we had been at war for the previous eight years.

Absurd irony alert:

Kerry also called John McCain “out of step with history and facts.”

Coming from John Kerry, that is high praise indeed.


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Hindsight is 20/60.

JiangxiDad on May 31, 2008 at 9:59 AM

Him believing that pretty much sums up why 9/11 happened.

AYNBLAND on May 31, 2008 at 10:06 AM

AQ had declared war on us years before

But if Obama had only sat down with Osama over coffee, 9/11 would never have happened.

jgapinoy on May 31, 2008 at 10:07 AM

just watched dean rehash the stole election meme on fox, reminded me of kerry and the dem cluelessness

trailortrash on May 31, 2008 at 10:07 AM

Contrast – Tony Blair on Today show.

Anita on May 31, 2008 at 10:08 AM

Attack? If Kerry can’t weasel a Purple Heart out of it, it didn’t happen.

RBMN on May 31, 2008 at 10:10 AM

John Kerry would strike out in a t-ball game.

Squiggy on May 31, 2008 at 10:11 AM

Does he still have the hat?

mred on May 31, 2008 at 10:13 AM

By “WE” he meant the French.

EJDolbow on May 31, 2008 at 10:13 AM

WE weren’t at war but THEY were.

Buy a vowel John! At least compared to B. Hussein O. you’re a genius.

Mojave Mark on May 31, 2008 at 10:14 AM

Kerry said, “well, we hadn’t declared war,”

Well…. anyone can plainly see this statement was taken out of context. For the liberals its all about nuance and context, the definition of words and the historic record are open to interpretation

dmann on May 31, 2008 at 10:14 AM

He was just joking, gosh!

abinitioadinfinitum on May 31, 2008 at 10:16 AM

A Moron+Moronic comments=
You guessed it.

John Kerry

Oh THANKS Massachusetts,keep him on YOUR payroll

Neal4007 on May 31, 2008 at 10:17 AM

I have no doubt that this man will have an important position in the Obama administration. Sec Def wouldn’t surprise me.

Limerick on May 31, 2008 at 10:17 AM

This brings up something I find quite devious. The Soros proxy publisher who is producing a group of lefty tomes, (Scotty’s as well) all using each other as source material.
This is the kind of crap they throw in your face as “It’s a proven fact!”
These bastards want our collective asses and they will resort to anything to achieve their goals.

Now remember, things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is.

Beto Ochoa on May 31, 2008 at 10:18 AM

By “WE” he meant the French.

EJDolbow on May 31, 2008 at 10:13 AM

ROFLMAO!

TheBigOldDog on May 31, 2008 at 10:18 AM

It’s scary he was the best they had to offer last election, but look what it’s lead to this time around.

Tazz 55 on May 31, 2008 at 10:19 AM

Contrast – Tony Blair on Today show.

Anita on May 31, 2008 at 10:08 AM

Hindsight is 20/20
Matt Lauer is a limp tool

abinitioadinfinitum on May 31, 2008 at 10:22 AM

Kerry

will you just go away. You have been a do nothing for over 20 years. go away, please with jimmah, go away

robo on May 31, 2008 at 10:22 AM

By “WE” he meant the French.

EJDolbow on May 31, 2008 at 10:13 AM

LOL!

ctmom on May 31, 2008 at 10:23 AM

WE weren’t at war but THEY were.

Mojave Mark on May 31, 2008 at 10:14 AM

Yep. It only takes one side to make war. The other side can either appease and surrender or fight back.

Clueless Kerry and the Obamanation: Perfect together, just not perfect for the US.

RickZ on May 31, 2008 at 10:24 AM

There were also a lot of guys getting shot at enforcing the no-fly zone over Iraq. What does Kerry think they were doing over there?

pedestrian on May 31, 2008 at 10:25 AM

He needs to get his story straight with Madam Pelosi, any peace we had was because Iran was deciding to be nice to us.

bbz123 on May 31, 2008 at 10:25 AM

John Kerry has not exhibited a fondness for accuracy in his presentation of history or facts since his Christmas spent in Cambodia. Nothing has changed in that regard. What little audience Senator Kerry has remaining continues to shrivel along with his legacy. Hence his need to be outrageous and obtuse in his observations so that he might be noticed.

Yoop on May 31, 2008 at 10:26 AM

Ummm,I think the “we were at peace” from Kerry
is a perfect reason not to vote Liberal,I think
the Pearl Harbour was 911,however war was declared
on America by Iran in 1979,the hostage crisis!

The American’s held against their will by Iran,
was AN Act of War! Period!

For Israel,it was the murdering of innocent Israels
at Munich,you know its a freaggin sports event,where
you would think nobody’s gonna get killed!

And the first attack against Israel after they
became a state,was again,An Act Of War!

So,again Neville,oops I mean Kerry is a bit confused!

It would really help if John Kerry and Nancy Pelosi
would show up at the Intel meetings and get their facts
straight!!

canopfor on May 31, 2008 at 10:27 AM

Bush lied people died!!!

Akzed on May 31, 2008 at 10:28 AM

I guess he missed the memo on Osamas declaration of war in 98

Tazz 55 on May 31, 2008 at 10:28 AM

shrivel along with his legacy.
Yoop on May 31, 2008 at 10:26 AM

He has not yet begun to create his legacy. He will do that as a high ranking member of the BO administration. As far as the headline saying that he is clueless. Well I live in MA and I’ll tell you right now that very few if any of us have a clue so in that respect he represents us perfectly.

jmarcure on May 31, 2008 at 10:34 AM

1996 – Khobar Towers terrorist attack kills 19 US military personnel

My (then) brother-in-law was in that building when it was blown up. Some of us were quite aware that Global Jihad, Inc. was at war with us.

Thank God (the REAL God, not that phoney pagan moon god) he was on the other side of the building and was not harmed (well not physically at least) but unfortunately he did lose a few friends in that blast. Thank you, oh merciful allah, for having such peace loving followers.

Tony737 on May 31, 2008 at 10:35 AM

Buffoon is as Buffoon does….

Dale in Atlanta on May 31, 2008 at 10:36 AM

From SHADOW WAR by Miiniter page 31.

“…In 1995, Bin Laden’s henchmen bombed an administration office for the Saudi Arabian National Guard. Five Americans perished, along with two others. Bin Laden publicly declared war on America five times between 1996 and 1998. …”

burt on May 31, 2008 at 10:37 AM

Um…. John?

Do you know ANYTHING about the Constitution?

You do know that CONGRESS… which you were a part of, is the one who Declares War?

And actualy, still has not done so?

Romeo13 on May 31, 2008 at 10:38 AM

Bush lied people died!!!

Akzed on May 31, 2008 at 10:28 AM

The thread is about Kerry not Bush. I wouldn’t what someone to think you are as clueless as Kerry. Unless you live in MA which would explain the mix up.

jmarcure on May 31, 2008 at 10:38 AM

Well I live in MA and I’ll tell you right now that very few if any of us have a clue so in that respect he represents us perfectly.

jmarcure on May 31, 2008 at 10:34 AM

Same here in NY, and Ouch!

JiangxiDad on May 31, 2008 at 10:39 AM

John Kerry would strike out in a t-ball game. – Squiggy

HAHAHAaaaaaa

“Swiniiiing! and a miss.

Tony737 on May 31, 2008 at 10:41 AM

Matt Lauer is a limp tool

abinitioadinfinitum on May 31, 2008 at 10:22 AM

Lauer looks sexually excited by quoting from McClellan’s accusations against Bush. I doubt he gets that excited about women.

snaggletoothie on May 31, 2008 at 10:41 AM

From SHADOW WAR by Miiniter page 31.

Excellent book. Also check out “Infiltration”.

Tony737 on May 31, 2008 at 10:44 AM

He was just joking, gosh! – Abinitio

Heh. Kerry IS a joke. And a botched one at that. But, hey, at least his hair looks good.

The problem here is that we simple minded Righties aren’t smart enough to understan his nuance.

Tony737 on May 31, 2008 at 10:49 AM

snaggletoothie on May 31, 2008 at 10:41 AM

He did look kinda turned on, ewwwwe

abinitioadinfinitum on May 31, 2008 at 10:49 AM

Romeo13 on May 31, 2008 at 10:38 AM

Being in a war and declaring war are 2 very different and separate things. Congress’s approval is not required for war. The legality yes, but in a war, no.

Wade on May 31, 2008 at 10:51 AM

I always loved that picture.

It shows how they pumped all that bulls**t into Kerry.

:-D

drjohn on May 31, 2008 at 10:52 AM

“well, we hadn’t declared war”

Brilliant. So, by that standard, we’ve been “at peace” since 10 February 1947 with the Paris Peace Treaties.
How can a United States Senator believe that while any member of the U.S. military is engaged in combat we can be “at peace?” Oh yes, this is the guy who should be shot for treason… that’s right. Sorry, I keep forgetting. Just one more law (i.e. Logan Act, Nondisclosure Agreements, immigration law, Tax Exemption Code, etc.) we’ll never enforce either at all or against certain parties, but like to have on the books for when it’s politically convenient to enforce.

Send_Me on May 31, 2008 at 10:56 AM

I’m so proud to be from Massachusetts…

D2Boston on May 31, 2008 at 10:56 AM

I wonder what Querry calls what happened in Korea in the 1950′s? Police action,ha ha ha, because congress did not call it a war. Crapweasels in congress can’t find the Capitol Building without a driver.

How about the foul during the basketball game last night, where is Sen. Specter when we need him?

Wade on May 31, 2008 at 11:00 AM

Secretary of State ________________
Secretary of the Treasury ______________
Secretary of Defense ________________
Attorney General ___________________
Secretary of Homeland Security _____________

Add to it CIA, FBI, NSA, JCS, SCOTUS, Federal judges, UN ambassador…….

Fill in the blanks. How many of the new crew will think we are at war NOW, let alone on 9/10? None. The GWOT will turned into the ‘terrorist problem’ and handed over to Barney Fife to deal with.

Limerick on May 31, 2008 at 11:05 AM

And Kerry is ‘Rambo’ compared to Obama. Imagine a terrorist attack with BHO as president.

“Osama bin-Who…????”
“My spiritual advisers tell me ‘it’s chickens coming home to roost. God damn America.’”
“My wife called me a ‘no-count Ceechee’and said the attack was my fault for dissing ‘people of color’ such as Arabs.”
“Rather than subject all 53 states to further destruction I have decided on unconditional surrender.”

MaiDee on May 31, 2008 at 11:07 AM

Note: Ceechee shoulf be Geechee.

MaiDee on May 31, 2008 at 11:08 AM

Um…. John?

Do you know ANYTHING about the Constitution?

You do know that CONGRESS… which you were a part of, is the one who Declares War?

And actualy, still has not done so?

Romeo13 on May 31, 2008 at 10:38 AM

Of course he doesn’t know anything about the Constitution! All he knows about is finding rich widows. He is a typical dhimorcrat, facts just get in the way.

I am so proud that he represents my state in the Senate. He and Fat Boy Kennedy give other states such high opinions of us.

Mooseman on May 31, 2008 at 11:10 AM

Kerry’s an idiot.
Always has been.
Always will be.

AZCoyote on May 31, 2008 at 11:19 AM

Technically, we were and still are at war with North Korea since a peace treaty has never been signed. So, that alone shows Kerry was wrong and has no grasp of history.

Aside from that, there was (and still is) that little problem in the Balkans that billy got us involved in…

rbb on May 31, 2008 at 11:31 AM

Contrast – Tony Blair on Today show.

Anita on May 31, 2008 at 10:08 AM

Matt Lauer still cheering for our defeat.
Kerry still cheering for our defeat.
McCellan still a traitor.

GW Still fighting the enemy on both sides.

Texyank on May 31, 2008 at 11:31 AM

I don’t get it.

The US had the primary responsibility of enforcing the terms of surrender with Saddam Hussein, while bombs were dropped in order to “contain”, and the Iraq Liberation Act was signed in 1998. Saddam was increasingly prodding the weaknesses of US will, and all the while, we had Al Queda continuing to prove increasingly credible and capable on its threats.

That’s peace?

His contempt for the common man is only magnified ten fold when he struts his rhetoric in the belief that he can hide it.

Saltysam on May 31, 2008 at 11:34 AM

We weren’t at war. And that’s precisely why 9/11 happened.
We should have listened when others had declared war on us. Instead we sat around and said, We’re at peace, while the ‘warriors’ got one up on us. Brilliant.

John Kerry. Please use your freakin’ brain.

bridgetown on May 31, 2008 at 11:35 AM

Kerry’s drunk the Obama-flavored Kool-Aid

ToddonCapeCod on May 31, 2008 at 11:35 AM

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Schmucks“*

*” But Were Afraid To Ask

profitsbeard on May 31, 2008 at 11:38 AM

Did you know Kerry served in Vietnam? Also in Cambodia.

“Let’s talk a little media bias here. The media, I think, wants Kerry to win. . . . They’re going to portray Kerry and Edwards as being young and dynamic and optimistic and there’s going to be this glow about them . . . that’s going to be worth maybe 15 points.”

Newsweek’s Evan Thomas in 2004

Del Dolemonte on May 31, 2008 at 11:41 AM

I laugh out loud every time I see that goofy picture of him.

As for his statements here, I thank God he is not our president.

CP on May 31, 2008 at 11:49 AM

Kerry needs to learn the first rule of holes.

jukin on May 31, 2008 at 12:04 PM

ROFL

Kerry is such a joke, all you can do is laugh at this nonsense.

I would sure have a lot more respect for Hillary Clinton if she would come out blasting Kerry for these ridiculous comments and nail Barack Obama to them. 3,000 of her constituents died because of the “peace” we enjoyed on 9/11.

rockmom on May 31, 2008 at 12:12 PM

Confusion reigns supreme (again).

I thought 9/11 was Bush’s fault because he ignored the fact that Al Queda was at war with us and was poised to attack and he ignored the Clinton admin’s warnings about it and he knew the attacks were coming and … oh my head hurts now that Kerry tells me that until Bush we were at peace. Which f’ing lie am I supposed to be believeing now? Oh to be a liberal with a flexible mind…

in_awe on May 31, 2008 at 12:14 PM

Ed,
Seems that the Democrats keep having history problems (Auschwitz liberated by dear old uncle). And geography problems (57 states?!). And math problems (57 states anyone?).

And have problems identifying friends and foes (paging Nancy Pelosi).

lawhawk on May 31, 2008 at 12:31 PM

And Kerry had won the presidential election…right up until he lost.

29Victor on May 31, 2008 at 12:49 PM

Strikes me, after consideration, that it’s a good thing for ones like Kerry, that breathing is an involuntary response.

Otherwise you might have to have somebody poke him with a sharp stick every 3 seconds.

irongrampa on May 31, 2008 at 1:04 PM

Thurston Howell III was his uncle.

gmoonster on May 31, 2008 at 1:06 PM

How about these Domestic Terror attacks from ’93 to 2001 since the February 26, 1993 WTC bombing:

Saddam Hussein
April 10, 1993
Iraqi Intelligence Agency

…agents of the Iraqi Intelligence Service handed the keys of this death mobile to a team of specially recruited operatives. On April 13, under cover of darkness, some of these operatives started up the vehicle and began a secret trek across the southern Iraqi desert toward the Kuwaiti frontier.

Their intended target: George Herbert Walker Bush, just-retired President of the United States.

Omar Abdel-Rahman
June 24, 1993
New York City landmark bomb plot

The attacks were to take place on July 4, 1993, Independence Day in the United States.

The first target was the United Nations Headquarters; it was to be destroyed by a suicide bomber driving a truck bomb. Also to be destroyed by car bombs were the Lincoln Tunnel and the Holland Tunnel, two busy underground roadways in the city. The George Washington Bridge would be bombed next, as well the PATH tunnels between New York and New Jersey and the FBI’s main office at the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in New York City.

Rashid Baz
March 1, 1994
New York City

…a Lebanese livery cab driver, opened fire on a van full of Hasidic Jewish boys on the Brooklyn Bridge, killing one and wounding several others. He was sentenced to 141 years in prison. ME Forum: “The Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) at one point ascribed his motive to ‘road rage.’ But then, in December 2000, federal authorities changed their minds and announced that Baz’s actions were ‘the crimes of a terrorist.’”

Abu Kamal
February 23, 1997
New York City

…a Palestinian teacher shoots seven tourists on the 86th-floor observation deck of the Empire State Building, killing one. AP: “‘[He carried a note blaming the United States for using Israel as “an instrument’ against his people. The note found in Ali Hassan Abu Kamal’s pocket contains ‘rambling, angry stuff,’ and appears to contradict claims by the man’s family that the shooting had nothing to do with politics, a high-ranking police source said last night. The letter also expressed anger at France and England for using Israel as ‘an instrument’ against Palestinians, and indicated that Mr. Abu Kamal planned to vent his anger at the Empire State Building, the source said.’”

Ahmed Ressam
December 13, 1999
Planned Attacks Around the Millennium Celebrations

U.S. customs, law enforcement, and intelligence officers successfully disrupted a series of attacks planned around the Millennium celebrations. On December 13, 1999, an alert U.S. Customs Inspector, pulled over an automobile driven by a 33 year-old Algerian, Ahmed Ressam. Ressam panicked and attempted to flee; he was caught, and inspectors discovered explosives in his car along with a map on which two airports in California and one in Ontario were circled, according to Through Our Enemies’ Eyes (Brasseys, 2002), a book by an anonymous senior intelligence official. As Ressam was being arrested and questioned, planned attacks on tourist sites in Jordan were disrupted, and 22 Islamists were eventually convicted of terrorism charges. Ressam was convicted in the United States on terrorism charges in April, 2001.

Following these discoveries, the Intelligence Community and the FBI coordinated a worldwide disruption effort to disrupt other possible attacks. The effort involved dozens of foreign intelligence services that detained suspected radicals in the hopes of gaining confessions or at least keeping them off the streets or intimidating them into aborting any planned attacks. Louis Freeh, the former FBI Director, also related that FBI agents also arrested suspected radicals in the United States for minor violations (often linked to visa problems) and tried to disrupt planned attacks in the United States.

Following the disruption, the Intelligence Community clearly warned senior policy makers that the disruptions only bought time: they did not end the threat of future attacks. Of interest is another attack planned around the Millennium that went undiscovered — the planned January attack on another Navy warship. The plot failed because the terrorists’ boat sank, not because the Intelligence Community disrupted it, and a similar attack was carried out on U.S.S. Cole in October of 2000.

DANEgerus on May 31, 2008 at 1:09 PM

rbb on May 31, 2008 at 11:31 AM

Uh, no… Congress never declared War during Korea.

They have not done their Constitutional duty since WWII.

Korea? no Decleration of War.
Viet Nam? nope…
Desert Storm? uh uh…
Afganistan?… no…
Iraq?… not yet…

They have not so they can absolve themselves of responsibility. They can point to the President and say, well, even though through the War Powers Act, we say he can go do somthing, he’s the one doing it…

Congresional Cowardice, pure and simple.

Romeo13 on May 31, 2008 at 1:10 PM

Kerry is a hybrid.

A horse-faced jackass.

fogw on May 31, 2008 at 1:36 PM

John Kerry would strike out in a t-ball game. – Squiggy

HAHAHAaaaaaa

“Swiniiiing! and a miss.

Tony737 on May 31, 2008 at 10:41 AM

Let’s not forget that Kerry’s favorite Boston Red Sox player is “Manny Ortez”.

Del Dolemonte on May 31, 2008 at 1:54 PM

BTW, the caption says 60 million votes; didn’t Kerry get around 48?

Richard Romano on May 31, 2008 at 2:12 PM

What a dullard John ‘F’in Kerry (who served in Viet Nam) is. Does he also have amnesia?

It was he who was calling for Military action against Saddam in 1997. Is that not also “war?”

We Must Be Firm with Saddam Hussein

In my judgment, the Security Council should authorize a strong U.N. military response that will materially damage, if not totally destroy, as much as possible of the suspected infrastructure for developing and manufacturing weapons of mass destruction, as well as key military command and control nodes. Saddam Hussein should pay a grave price, in a currency that he understands and values, for his unacceptable behavior.

This should not be a strike consisting only of a handful of cruise missiles hitting isolated targets primarily of presumed symbolic value. But how long this military action might continue and how it may escalate should Saddam remain intransigent and how extensive would be its reach are for the Security Council and our allies to know and for Saddam Hussein ultimately to find out.

Kerry is indeed a moron!

LewWaters on May 31, 2008 at 2:33 PM

Kerry is as clueless as Obama. Maybe BHO should pick Kerry for his Veep. Then we could have the “clueless twosome”. What an great ticket that would make.

duff65 on May 31, 2008 at 2:39 PM

Future tourist guide:

“Over here, we see the tombstone of John F. (Kohn) Kerry. The late Senator, was well known as ‘Traitorous Scum’, Gigolo, Kept Man, Dullard, (watch your step on the banana peels) Vietnam Vet (he did serve 2 months longer than the late, unlamented Algore). His picture, once hanging in a place of honor in Hanoi, was removed after the Vietnamese realized their investment in the former future President of the United States wasn’t worth beans (or rice).
“(Be careful near that pile of dog squeeze) His most famous quote, saying this country was at peace at the time the country was attacked on Sept. 11, was actually the culmination of his career. You see, his second ex-wife, Teresa, declared war on the Senator when she learned he was actively soliciting Maureen Dowd to become his third wife (thus bestowing a combined IQ above room temperature). Thinking his life was at peace, he was killed when Teresa’s armed forces ambushed him while wind surfing the LA River.
“This memorial land fill was established by Teresa as a tribute to everything John Forbes (Kohn) Kerry stood for and accomplished in his life. The gravesite itself will soon be closed when the remaining trash fills the cell.”

SeniorD on May 31, 2008 at 3:04 PM

The new media should do what the old media refuses to do; demand that John f-ing Kerry release “all” of his military records. This man should be the laughing stock of the country until he backs up his promise to release his records.

BTW: I still think that alien looking creature in the window (other thread) was really John Kerry looking down on the people from his perch way above the rest of us. Elitist POS…

Keemo on May 31, 2008 at 3:10 PM

SeniorD on May 31, 2008 at 3:04 PM

Cracking me up! Well done.

Keemo on May 31, 2008 at 3:11 PM

All that we have to recall is Kerry’s self-described paralysis when the planes struck the Twin Towers and contrast that with Cheney’s taking the helm immediately in order to protect the nation’s stability. Kerry always spouts off with pompous second-guessing after the real decision makers act. Kerry has always been a ditherer who bloviates about his superior judgment after the dust has settled.

onlineanalyst on May 31, 2008 at 3:38 PM

That’s the reason that suit in the picture fits him so well… It reminds us that Kerry’s a D*ckhead.

CynicalOptimist on May 31, 2008 at 4:00 PM

Seriously… doesn’t he look like someone just pulled him out of a can of Vienna Sausages?

CynicalOptimist on May 31, 2008 at 4:03 PM

It was only the cluelessness of people like John Kerry that kept us from recognizing it.

.
As it continues to this day.
Jihad, the word, is not even allowed for fear of hurting the Jihadi’s feelings.

shooter on May 31, 2008 at 4:03 PM

I don’t think “clueless” is correct here. And for those who haven’t paid honest attention, Kerry is quite intelligent. I would put it this way: Kerry is ideologically unable to deal with the facts. It’s exactly the same thing as people who want to believe in creationism.

I’m not sure why people will believe in something after it’s been revealed that the opposing arguments are more than 99.999999999% certain. The only thing that seems to work is dialogue. Much to my sadness, I have found that when people believe crazy things they are less likely to engage in sincere talk. I’m reasonably sure if I were in a room with John Kerry, he would walk out of the room in disgust within two minutes–despite abundant attempts to be polite on my behalf.

In the big picture, the point we need to make is that Obama has the same ideology as Kerry–that Obama is unwilling to be honest about the muslim threat. I tried to make this point with a 20 year old leftist-indoctrinated black boy yesterday. In the context of voting, I refer to every male under 21 as a boy, since I’ve decided to advocate the repeal of the 26th Amendment, and anyway it’s great fun to use “black boy” to annoy the “anti-racist” morons. I tried to get across the message of Obama being a second Jimmy Carter, balancing the right wing points with a discussion of the huge mistake Bush made in not assisting Brazil’s pro-gay UN initiative–which would help create a fifth column in muslim countries. As you could probably guess, I didn’t get anywhere in convincing the black boy to vote for McCain. I fear the subtlety of my arguments confused his “pre-law” mind, which in any case was focused on the beer and the girls who were coming to the party at his house within three hours.

thuja on May 31, 2008 at 4:07 PM

I wonder if Kerry knows how many states we have in our union? Tweedle Dumb and Tweedle Dumber.

Honest to God folks….these two clowns were the best that the democrats had/have to offer for their presidental candidate? WTF?????

Winebabe on May 31, 2008 at 4:10 PM

Mrs. Heinz has a ‘dog’.

His name is Haughty.

She forgot the door to the doghouse open, again.

Entelechy on May 31, 2008 at 4:16 PM

HaLP ME jAHN kARY! i IS 2 STOOPID 2 NO i IS @ WARE!!! uh…wAR!!!

Vntnrse on May 31, 2008 at 4:50 PM

Kerry, go eat a cheesestake.

- The Cat

MirCat on May 31, 2008 at 5:32 PM

Okay, junior j-school rangers, find the redundant word in this headline:

“Clueless Kerry Strikes Again.”

Full credit: In this sentence, the word “clueless” can be omitted without changing the meaning.

Half credit: The name “Kerry” could be omitted and most people would instinctively know who the sentence was referring to, although Barack Obama is making a hard charge at overtaking Mr. Kerry here, so this construction should be avoided unless as a general reference to all Democrats.

drunyan8315 on May 31, 2008 at 7:56 PM

indeed, Kerry is a moron.

I can’t believe the rebublican party cannot beat these tools at the ballot box. But it’s not really a suprise considering they are trying to be DIM-o-crats.

Pathetic!

jdsmith0021 on May 31, 2008 at 8:41 PM

It’s very simple…

U see… Only Congress can declare war… No 2 ways about it….

The President can’t declare war…
The Judicial Branch can’t declare war…
AQ can’t declare war, no matter what they do…
Hamas can’t declare war, no matter how many people they kill…
etc, etc, etc…

Only Congress can declare war… And there for in Kerry’s mind… On 09/10 we where not at war… Heck… We where not at work on 09/11 or 09/12…. Not till congress declared war…

What a POS… Go back to wind surfing purple heart gigolo…

Y314K on May 31, 2008 at 8:56 PM

What do you expect of a loser like Kerry. The only great thing he did was marrying a rich woman.

mariloubaker on May 31, 2008 at 9:01 PM

They have not so they can absolve themselves of responsibility. They can point to the President and say, well, even though through the War Powers Act, we say he can go do somthing, he’s the one doing it…

Congresional Cowardice, pure and simple.

Romeo13 on May 31, 2008 at 1:10 PM

So very true.

4shoes on May 31, 2008 at 10:53 PM

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) believes that on September 11 “we were basically at peace.”

John Who?

seanrobins on June 1, 2008 at 12:05 AM

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) believes that on September 11 “we were basically at peace.”

John Who?

Oh! The senior senator from Massachusetts.

(Ouch! Sorry…)

seanrobins on June 1, 2008 at 12:06 AM

So, where ARE all of those people who actively supported Kerry in 2004? I don’t hear a thing out of them. It’s as if he was simply the sacrificial lamb for the re-election of GWB. After all, George was so popular you know.

leftnomore on June 1, 2008 at 4:15 AM

I wasn’t able to independently verify this, but I’ve heard John Heinz Kerry served in Vietnam.

labrat on June 1, 2008 at 4:15 AM

BTW, I never, ever get tired of this screen cap. :)

labrat on June 1, 2008 at 4:18 AM

I wasn’t able to independently verify this, but I’ve heard John Heinz Kerry served in Vietnam.

labrat on June 1, 2008 at 4:15 AM

John Heinz, the first husband of Terry Kerry, was a Republican and a far better man that John Kerry.

Be careful not to tarnish the memory of the former while giving the later all the soot he deserves.

EJDolbow on June 1, 2008 at 8:18 AM

Stick in Oklahoma City 1995 since Tim McVeigh had an iraqi phone number on his person and an arab-looking man was with him when he rented the truck and stuff.

And TWA Flight 800 that was shot down with a shoulder-fired missile that Bill Clinton covered up to keep up the illusion that we were not at war with anyone.

Neo on June 1, 2008 at 11:03 AM

1993 – World Trade Center terrorist attack kills 6
1996 – Khobar Towers terrorist attack kills 19 US military personnel
1998 – US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania bombed, over 200 dead
2000 – USS Cole attacked, 17 sailors killed

He also forgot about the attack at CIA headquarters in 1993 where two CIA employees were murdered and three others wounded

Or the “The Millennium Bomber” but maybe he doesn’t count cause he didn’t kill anyone.

Bicyea on June 1, 2008 at 12:19 PM

Hey, guys, technically Kerry is right–we hadn’t declared war–and Congress still hasn’t. So I guess we’re not at war now, so what’s the beef with the Democrats? Heh!Heh!

Congress hasn’t declared war since 1941. It’s much easier for them to just let the president do things so they can b**** about it later and not take any of the blame when things go wrong.

Makes me think of my favorite scene in the movie “Mars Attacks!” when the Martians blow up Congress and the old grandma laughs her a$$ off.

Dems always talk about the president’s low approval ratings–have you seen Congress’ lately. If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of Progress? Morons, all of them.

Special K on June 1, 2008 at 6:29 PM