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2004 US Presidential Election
January 29, 2004
Kerry | Clyburn on FOX: Kerry can unite our country

Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-SC, on FOX this morning said he threw his support behind John Kerry because Kerry has the ability to “unite this country” and heal wounds that remain from the war in Vietnam. When asked why he didn’t endorse Edwards, Clyburn said he still respects Edwards, but felt Kerry was more electable.

Posted by Bryan M at January 29, 2004 09:20 AM | TrackBack

Unite the Country? The only thing that even unites the democrats is hatred. Throw in the rest of the country and there is little hope for Kerry.

Posted by: Brian at January 29, 2004 01:32 PM

Hatred is definitely a very strong uniter. We all saw that after 9/11 — we all hated what was done and were united in going after who ever did it. Most of us were behind the president then. I don’t feel that same way now after Pres. Bush’s failed policy in Iraq — he’s divided this country like no other president since Nixon and he’s alienated America from the world community.

If that statement is hateful so be it. Can’t be any worse than the GOP-Right that went after Clinton for his entire presidency.

Posted by: A_Flea_Esq. at January 29, 2004 03:52 PM

As I recall an awful lot of Democrats stood up and denounced their support of Clinton after his presidency. As I recall when the Senators in Congress first heard about Clinton lying under oath… There were a couple Democratic Senators that participated in a meeting showing their disgust towards Clinton’s behavior.

As I recall.. Many Liberal, Leftist Kooks, for the first couple of days expressed their disgust towards Clinton. (A few days later and a few free lunches later they ‘forgave him’ and began their ‘Who Cares’ rants).

The war with Iraq was the right thing to do and everyone knows it was long overdue. Since when is removing an evil dictator and thus giving people freedom.. ever the wrong thing to do?

It isn’t. Politics MUST stop at the water’s edge. Anger towards BUSH because of the war in Iraq is down right disgusting. You can’t possibly be angered because you supported Clinton’s KOSOVO.

The only thing that motivates you is the ® by Bush’s name.

Posted by: Jeff MacMillan at January 30, 2004 01:55 AM

“The war with Iraq was the right thing to do and everyone knows it was long overdue. Since when is removing an evil dictator and thus giving people freedom.. ever the wrong thing to do?”

I wonder if the families that lost love ones looking for “WMD” would say the same thing?

Should we now go after North Korea? Is that the right thing to do?

Would you be willing to let your life be a sacrifice for “doing the right thing”?

Posted by: A_Flea_Esq. at January 30, 2004 02:12 AM

They did not die looking for WMDs, they died securing freedom for an oppressed people and protecting us from an insane leader and his deranged sons.

I have a cousin who flys Super Stallions for the Marines, and another who is a doctor in the Air force. One of the helicopters that went down during the initial invasion was from his group. I know the loss families feel, but unlike the Flea, I can see the great work we have undertaken in Iraq.

The freedom the Iraqis now enjoy is the true objective of the American Empire. Not Oil, not money, but to spread the greatest aspects of our culture to those who live under the boots of tyranny.

Flea asks if we should go after NK next. We cannot ignore the poor and starving people there. Kim Jong is killing them. Should we turn a blind eye to that? Should we ignore Kim’s rants and propaganda glorifying our destruction?

Flea, you are like the citizens of Pompei, who lived near a volcano. It burbled, and sputtered, but ultimately the people grew complacent and ignored the threat. You know what happened next. We in the U.S. have too long ignored the growing threat, and let liberal hand wringers tell us we cannot “Judge” others while they condem us. I will not sit by sheep like and await the end.

Ok, I’d better stop ranting now.

Posted by: Brian at January 30, 2004 08:32 AM

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