Senator Kerry's lies are scary!
by Mark Neckameyer
October 25, 2004
John F. Kerry might really
might become president of the United States next week.
He based much of his campaign on being more honest, promising
to be more truthful and candid with the American people than
has .. his interpretation, George W. Bush. So why has he
been caught in so many ridiculous tall stories, gross exaggerations
and even boldfaced lies? Is he deep down a pathological
The latest Kerry doesn't tell the truth episode has to do with
his often repeated claim ... even said it during the first Presidential
Debate .. that he personally had met with all the UN Security
Council members prior to voting in the Senate on the use of force
in Iraq in the Fall of 2002. He said the same thing several
other places including at the Unity Conference. He did
not meet with all the UN Security Council and in news stories
out today, turns out he met with at best four or five members
if that many. This is an exaggeration ... maybe a lie.
There have been many other outrageous statements by the junior
Senator from Massachusetts. Do you remember these;
~ The famous and now debunked
claim "seared into his memory" of having spent Christmas
1968 in Cambodia.
~ He often claimed to have
been close to the field during Game 6 of the 1988 World Series,
tells a dramatic story about the event when he was actually at
a banquet that evening.
~ He told stories about running
the Boston Marathon. When questioned he could not remember
which year he ran and a thorough check of the records does not
show him ever registering to run in that race.
~ He has always pretended that
the "Kerry" name was Irish, a plus in heavily Irish
Boston politics. The truth is the name "Kerry"
was adopted by the Senator's Jewish paternal Grandfather.
Confronted with this version, Kerry said he did not know anything
about his Grandfather's real name.
~ In Field & Stream this
month he brags about killing an 8-point buck and having seen
a 16-point buck ...
The exact quote; F&S What's
the biggest deer you ever killed?
Kerry: Probably an 8-pointer,
something like that. Nothing terribly big...I once had an incredible
encounter with the most enormous buck - I don't know, 16 points
or something. It was just huge. And I failed to pull the trigger
at the right moment. I was hunting down in Massachusetts, on
Both of these statements are highly improbable; An 8-point buck
would have been huge. A 16-pointer almost pre-historically
gigantic and in densely populated Cape Cod??? Give us a
Remember his "Flying Dog" Story? "When I
was serving on a Swiftboat in Vietnam, my crewmates and I had
a dog we called VC. We all took care of him, and he stayed with
us and loved riding on the Swiftboat deck. I think he provided
all of us with a link to home and a few moments of peace and
tranquility during a dangerous time. One day as our Swiftboat
was heading up a river, a mine exploded hard under our boat.
After picking ourselves up, we discovered VC was MIA. Several
minutes of frantic search followed after which we thought we'd
lost him. We were relieved when another boat called asking if
we were missing a dog. It turns out VC was catapulted from the
deck of our boat and landed confused, but unhurt, on the deck
of another boat in our patrol.
Hey, happens all the time in
Disney movies. This has the sound of a story that has been embellished
over the years; a great dinner anecdote, but obviously untrue.
When Kerry lies and fabricates these tall tails, even
his loyal followers must begin to doubt other things
like; did Kerry really mention Mary Cheney's sexual preference in
that last debate to emphasize the love the Cheney family has
for her? And did he really always have the same version
of his plans for Iraq?
If this was a co-worker trying to fool us with stories like this
or if this was a somewhat ditzy, elderly relative dressing up
an otherwise ordinary life history, we would nod our heads and
pay little attention. John Kerry intends to become the
most powerful man in the world. Please, voters. Don't
let him pull the wool over your eyes on November 2nd!
Irvine, CA - USA
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