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dave123williams Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-19-05 11:03 PM
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My letter in reply, to one John Kerry.
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Edited on Wed Jan-19-05 11:15 PM by dave123williams
Dear John,

You're going to fight Rumsfeld with an e-petition? Great.

Where were you when Barbara Boxer was the only person in the Senate railing against voter disenfranchisement? Where were your convictions that day?

Your MLK day speech was a day late, and a dollar short.

You got the nomination because it was beleived you were 'electable'. Not because of what you believed in, not because you were riding an ideological wave in to the White House.

You didn't inspire anybody; and we gave you every opportunity.

The party is doomed to have people like you driving them through the
wilderness until someone stands up and starts loudly speaking truth to
power. Until you find it within yourself to do so, you've lost my vote.

Kindest regards,

David S. Williams


Dear David,

Earlier today, I voted in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee against the nomination of Dr. Condoleezza Rice for Secretary of State. This vote is an
expression of my determination that we hold the Bush administration accountable.

Dr. Rice is a principal architect, implementer, and defender of a series of Administration policies that have not made our country as secure as we
should be and have alienated much-needed allies in our common cause of winning the war against terrorism. Regrettably, I did not see in Dr. Rice's
testimony before our committee any acknowledgment of the need to change course or of a new vision for America's role in the world.

On Iraq, on North Korea, on Iran, to name just a few of the most critical challenges, it seems to be more of the same. I hope I am proven wrong. I hope
the course will change. And I hope that the Administration will recognize the strength of a foreign policy that has bipartisan support.

I am prepared to work with Dr. Rice and others in the Administration to try to reach agreement on policies that will truly strengthen our security and
restore America's credibility on the world stage. And I am confident colleagues on both sides of the aisle are prepared to do so as well.

But, we've got to remain firm in our insistence that those who create policies that don't work have the courage to admit their mistakes and the wisdom
to change course. Our community has been expressing that determination in huge numbers.

Over 700,000 people have called on President Bush to fire Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense.

If you haven't signed the Rumsfeld petition, please do so immediately.

And, please forward the petition right now to friends and colleagues, urging them to join in this effort.

I know you share my strong convictions on the importance of holding the President and his Cabinet accountable. I pledge to you that I will not yield in
this effort. Let's keep working together. America's future is at stake.


John Kerry
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  -My letter in reply, to one John Kerry. dave123williams  Jan-19-05 11:03 PM   #0 
  - It's nice to see you're not bitter  meisje   Jan-19-05 11:04 PM   #1 
  - lol  ComerPerro   Jan-20-05 05:26 AM   #48 
  - I think it's a great response.  MercutioATC   Jan-19-05 11:06 PM   #2 
  - Well if that is how you feel. then great!  Pam-Moby   Jan-19-05 11:12 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-19-05 11:14 PM   #4 
  - He made 'statements'?  dave123williams   Jan-19-05 11:22 PM   #5 
  - KERRY! KERRY! KERRY!  angrydemocrat   Jan-20-05 02:17 AM   #21 
  - Oh, he makes a statement alright....  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:29 AM   #40 
     - WMDs you say?  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-20-05 03:31 AM   #41 
        - I think...  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:33 AM   #42 
  - Hmm, what does that man lying on his back snoring do?  LittleClarkie   Jan-19-05 11:33 PM   #8 
  - I voted for Kerry & would have voted for ANY Dem. who won the nomination  tyedyeto   Jan-20-05 01:06 AM   #15 
  - "I dare you to show me where on DU  JNelson6563   Jan-20-05 05:39 AM   #49 
  - Well, would you be happier if he had voted for Condi?  sundog   Jan-19-05 11:28 PM   #6 
  - file 13  paulk   Jan-19-05 11:32 PM   #7 
  - Hang in there hun  LittleClarkie   Jan-19-05 11:37 PM   #11 
  - It's obvious to me  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-19-05 11:35 PM   #9 
  - HOLY SHIT YES.  Vektor   Jan-20-05 02:45 AM   #24 
     - Oh of course  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-20-05 03:01 AM   #31 
        - Let me do my snake trick.  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:09 AM   #34 
           - You'll need it  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-20-05 03:16 AM   #35 
              - Do you want...  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:22 AM   #38 
                 - I'm a treehugger  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-20-05 03:33 AM   #43 
                    - I'll take it.  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:35 AM   #44 
  - So he finally does something right, and you berate him for it.  BullGooseLoony   Jan-19-05 11:37 PM   #10 
  - Speak for yourself  kerrygoddess   Jan-20-05 12:10 AM   #12 
  - The election was Kerry's to lose, and he didn't dissappoint...  dave123williams   Jan-20-05 05:12 AM   #47 
  - penny wise, pound foolish  Lexingtonian   Jan-20-05 12:34 AM   #13 
  - Blaming Kerry entirely for the loss means not having to look in the mirror  LittleClarkie   Jan-20-05 01:07 AM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-20-05 06:52 AM   #50 
  - Too bad he's one of our most vocal critics of the * gang  TheDonkey   Jan-20-05 12:44 AM   #14 
  - I liked what he said in his "man in exile" video  LittleClarkie   Jan-20-05 01:10 AM   #17 
  - Call the waaaaaaaaahmbulance, this one's critical!  Withywindle   Jan-20-05 01:45 AM   #18 
  - Wow, it's volatile. 1 am CT, and people argue, AND  babylonsister   Jan-20-05 02:03 AM   #19 
  - KERRY! KERRY! KERRY!  angrydemocrat   Jan-20-05 02:14 AM   #20 
     - You love him, I love you.  babylonsister   Jan-20-05 02:29 AM   #22 
     - I love him too.  Vektor   Jan-20-05 02:51 AM   #28 
        - Wow. I'm speechless!  babylonsister   Jan-20-05 02:54 AM   #29 
           - Heh heh...  Vektor   Jan-20-05 02:58 AM   #30 
              - Regular hot dogs? Or footlongs?  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-20-05 03:05 AM   #32 
                 - Brace yourself.  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:08 AM   #33 
                    - Oooh!  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-20-05 03:17 AM   #36 
                       - I always  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:23 AM   #39 
                          - Especially if he's bringing the footlong hot dog  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-20-05 03:35 AM   #45 
                             - I'll take mine...  Vektor   Jan-20-05 03:37 AM   #46 
     - I love your posts angrydemocrat!  politicasista   Jan-20-05 02:40 AM   #23 
        - Thanks but here is the man that rocks the house  angrydemocrat   Jan-20-05 02:46 AM   #25 
           - Oops  politicasista   Jan-20-05 02:48 AM   #26 
           - Do you work for Yahoo? Cause, I'm not feeling t, or seeing it. nt  babylonsister   Jan-20-05 02:51 AM   #27 
              - Finally! I got it fixed  angrydemocrat   Jan-20-05 03:21 AM   #37 

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