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Saturday, August 28, 2004

Oliver North: Bring it on, John: " But that's not really the problem, either. The trouble you're having, John, isn't about your medals or coming home early or getting lost -- or even Richard Nixon. The issue is what you did to us when you came home, John.
When you got home, you co-founded Vietnam Veterans Against the War and wrote 'The New Soldier,' which denounced those of us who served -- and were still serving -- on the battlefields of a thankless war. Worst of all, John, you then accused me -- and all of us who served in Vietnam -- of committing terrible crimes and atrocities.
On April 22, 1971, under oath, you told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that you had knowledge that American troops 'had personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable telephones to human genitals and turned up the power, cut off limbs, blown up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and generally ravaged the country side of South Vietnam.' And you admitted on television that 'yes, yes, I committed the same kind of atrocities as thousands of other soldiers have committed.'"
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A great article by Oliver North. This is the reason that John Kerry is not going to be President of the United States. Not this year, not next year, not ever. Protest is one thing. Treason is another.
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