“The most important work”

TownOnline reports on one of John Kerry’s activities on Monday, giving us another glimpse of the chasm between republican so-called “values” and true Christian values expressed by caring for one’s community and helping the disadvantaged. Kerry points to “The most important work” By Patrick Brodrick/ Staff Writer Thursday, June 22, … Continue reading

Former POW Blasts Renewed Smear Attacks on his “Vietnam Brother,” John Kerry

Recently, the Dem Daily posted on the New York Times report of John Kerry’s continuing fight against the repugnant smear merchants we know as the Swift Liars. One of the smear merchants, Colonel “Bud” Day, responded to the NY Times article in a press release, claiming – falsely, but why should Day begin now to care about truth – that Kerry’s “Vietnam service and medals” were “roundly disputed by virtually all of his former commanding officers and shipmates who were part of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth campaign.” But as Snopes reported back in 2004, here’s the truth about Kerry’s shipmates and commanding officers opinions:

Although the men quoted above are often identified as “John Kerry’s shipmates,” only one of them, Steven Gardner, actually served under Lt. Kerry’s command on a Swift boat. The other men who served under Kerry’s command continue to speak positively of him:
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Many of Kerry’s Vietnam commanders and fellow officers also continue to speak positively of him:…

Day’s press release is rife with similar distortions upon falsehoods upon blatant lies. I would not even bring it up here except as a reeference to report that yet another former POW – a former “Hanoi Hilton” cellmate of some of the Swift Liars, has had enough of these politically motivated smears against a “Vietnam brother” and is going on record with his feelings on the matter. Continue reading

Happy New Year: The Year of the Citizen

Cross-posted from Freedom’s Fire, Brightly Burning, with minor edits. I want to wish all our readers a happy, healthy and productive year in 2006. I hope we will work together to bring real, positive change to America and to our nation’s role in the world. There is much to be … Continue reading