Tuesday, February 25, 2014



February 24, 2014

Is John Kerry the most anti-Israel Secretary of State ever? John Foster Dulles and James Baker set the bar high. Is he the most dishonest? He is not responsible for the cover-up, the betrayal and the outright lies regarding the Benghazi attack.

Is he the dumbest? Madeleine Albright was tough competition. Poor dear. Imagine the shock of finding out in advancing middle age that you are Jewish, and never having guessed anything, even though all your cousins and their sisters and their aunts were Jewish. 

On the other hand, even she would probably not have claimed, as Kerry just did, that “climate warming is a weapon of mass destruction” and “the greatest challenge of our generation” and dismiss out of hand the huge number of skeptics: “We should not allow a tiny minority of shoddy scientists and extreme ideologues to compete with scientific fact.”

Kerry certainly gives Madeleine Albright a run for the money as our most inept Secretary of State.  Remember his claim on the war in Iraq? “I actually did vote for the $87 billion, before I voted against it.” So let’s cut him a little slack here. Maybe he actually was a friend of Israel before he wasn’t. Or is it that he wasn’t before he was or never was. He was always confused.

In October 2003, Kerry said Israel’s unilateral construction of a security fence was “a barrier to peace.” “I know how disheartened Palestinians are by the decision to build the barrier off the Green Line,” he told the Arab American Institute National Leadership Conference. “We don’t need another barrier to peace.” In February 2004, he reversed himself, calling the fence “a legitimate act of self-defense,” and saying “President Bush is rightly discussing with Israel the exact route of the fence to minimize the hardship it causes innocent Palestinians.”

Will Kerry claim one day that he was actually against negotiations with Iran before he wasn’t? The Ayatollah continually affirms :“There is no use [to the negotiations]… It will not lead anywhere.” And it’s reported “Senior Iranian officials say they won’t accept any major curtailment of the program.” 

Again, let’s cut our Secretary of State a little slack. He is so busy, obsessive and messianic in bullying Israel that he can’t concentrate on Iran’s march towards nuclear weapons.

In one respect though, John Kerry has it over all previous occupants of the role of Secretary of State. He is the only one with a history of maligning, libeling and defaming the United States and its soldiers. Yup.  Here, he takes the cake.

During his campaign for the Presidency in 2004 he boasted of his combat service and the medals that he won on the swift boats in Vietnam. That was a big mistake. It stoked the memory of veterans who could not forgive his libel on April 22, 1971 when Kerry testified to a Senate committee that American soldiers in Vietnam were “war criminals.”

He elaborated: “These were not isolated incidents, but crimes committed on a day-to-day basis, with the full awareness of officers at all levels of command. It is impossible to describe to you exactly what did happen in Detroit—the emotions in the room, and the feelings of the men who were reliving their experiences in Vietnam. They relived the absolute horror of what this country, in a sense, made them do. They told stories that, at times, they 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 Ghengis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and generally ravaged the countryside of South Vietnam, in addition to the normal ravage of war and the normal and very particular ravaging which is done by the applied bombing power of this country.”

Kerry was challenged by thousands of veterans and lost that Presidential election.  But the question still hangs in the air.

How could a man who libeled this nation so horribly have become a United States Senator, then a Presidential candidate of the Democratic Party and now a Secretary of State?

Again, let’s cut him a little slack. It is rumored that one of the Purple Hearts he won was for shrapnel in his buttock.  In certain very esoteric cases an injury to the buttock can cause brain damage.

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