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ClarkUSA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-03-09 10:00 AM
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12. Thanks for keeping us apprised of the facts re: Kerry's unheralded foreign policy involvement.
Edited on Wed Jun-03-09 10:05 AM by ClarkUSA
Senator Kerry is an experienced statesman and a most trusted ally of President Obama, no doubt about it.

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  -John Kerry helped break the logjam in US/Syria relations and Hillary Clinton followed up karynnj  Jun-03-09 08:28 AM   #0 
  - So thankful Kerry took the lead away from HRC on Syria...both Clintons were glued to Bush on Syria  blm   Jun-03-09 09:07 AM   #1 
  - I assume that Kerry's actions may not get the credit in the media that they deserve, but at this  karynnj   Jun-03-09 09:37 AM   #5 
     - Something media wouldn't talk much about in 2004, Teresa worked as interpreter@UN for some years  blm   Jun-03-09 09:46 AM   #8 
     - The media distorted Teresa even more than it did JK  karynnj   Jun-03-09 10:38 AM   #17 
     - Kerry is doing a great job imo. I am glad he was the one to take over on the SFRC  Jennicut   Jun-03-09 09:58 AM   #10 
     - Completely agree. He is very much in his element and is doing a fantastic job. Proudly K&R! :D  ObamaKerryDem   Jun-03-09 04:41 PM   #38 
     - Thanks for keeping us apprised of the facts re: Kerry's unheralded foreign policy involvement.  ClarkUSA   Jun-03-09 10:00 AM   #12 
  - Obviously, Kerry and the special envoys are doing the heavy lifting in hotspots. 5th K&R.  ClarkUSA   Jun-03-09 09:12 AM   #2 
  - Remember that Bushlike tirade Bill made against Syria in 2005? His blog removed it after it posted  blm   Jun-03-09 09:40 AM   #7 
  - No surprise there, given the praise Bubba gave Bush's Iraq war policy early on...  ClarkUSA   Jun-03-09 09:53 AM   #9 
     - google at DU can bet Bill needed it removed before Hillary's SoS hearings.  blm   Jun-03-09 10:00 AM   #11 
        - lol! I'll bet he did.  ClarkUSA   Jun-03-09 10:04 AM   #13 
           - here's a past DU link....  blm   Jun-03-09 10:48 AM   #19 
              - Thanks.  ClarkUSA   Jun-03-09 11:35 AM   #20 
  - "Because Hillary clearly hasn't got the experience to do it herself." Ugh. So predictable.  Metric System   Jun-03-09 02:33 PM   #28 
  - That's why I stayed away from this thread.  Beacool   Jun-03-09 02:56 PM   #29 
  - As the OP, I resent your idiotic assertion of a non-existing diagnosis  karynnj   Jun-03-09 03:35 PM   #32 
     - +1  ClarkUSA   Jun-03-09 07:24 PM   #41 
     - Oh, please...........  Beacool   Jun-03-09 11:05 PM   #46 
        - The fact is that you could have done one of three things rather than bash this thread  karynnj   Jun-04-09 07:18 AM   #49 
        - you feel anti-Clinton sentiments are undeserved because you are of the group who doesn't CARE  blm   Jun-04-09 09:13 AM   #53 
  - I know you are responding to the poster, but the story is a FAR BETTER one  karynnj   Jun-03-09 03:13 PM   #31 
  - Isn't deference to skilled players a sign of a strong leader?  keopeli   Jun-04-09 01:05 AM   #47 
     - Exactly  karynnj   Jun-04-09 07:31 AM   #50 
     - Bush did NOT send Kerry in 05 and 06. Kerry went on his own to engage Assad at a time when  blm   Jun-04-09 09:22 AM   #54 
        - I meant "I doubt" as an understatement  karynnj   Jun-04-09 10:04 AM   #56 
           - I know....I wanted to make sure that those not paying attention at the time understood more fully  blm   Jun-04-09 10:16 AM   #58 
     - Hard to say. Many thought so when Bush II deferred to Cheney.  ClarkUSA   Jun-04-09 09:44 AM   #55 
        - I think Kerry's trip was independent  karynnj   Jun-04-09 10:21 AM   #59 
           - I believe it was his idea.  ClarkUSA   Jun-04-09 10:41 AM   #61 
              - I hope he does write an autobiography  karynnj   Jun-04-09 11:42 AM   #62 
                 - Yeah, his is an extraordinary life. So is Teresa's.  ClarkUSA   Jun-06-09 06:08 PM   #68 
  - it would be hard to overstate the importance of this  Douglas Carpenter   Jun-03-09 09:24 AM   #3 
  - You had your chance, America. Instead, you gave us four more years of Bush eff-ups.  gauguin57   Jun-03-09 09:27 AM   #4 
  - Actually, Ken Blackwell via Karl Rove did that. But I get your gist.  ClarkUSA   Jun-03-09 10:31 AM   #16 
  - ...  YvonneCa   Jun-05-09 10:49 AM   #65 
  - yep, I agree that American voters deserve a good part of the blame  MBS   Jun-03-09 11:42 AM   #22 
  - Your words "...our fellow citizens chose sleep and fear over awareness and courage"...  YvonneCa   Jun-05-09 10:51 AM   #66 
  - I said that same thing last night  DoBotherMe   Jun-03-09 04:29 PM   #37 
  - I wonder what the reaction from Bush's WH would have been  redqueen   Jun-03-09 09:39 AM   #6 
  - Couldn't happen, because Bush himself was not in favor of diplomacy  karynnj   Jun-03-09 10:15 AM   #15 
  - Bush didn't NEED Republican senators to carry his water - wellknown Dems hawked against Syria along  blm   Jun-17-09 04:12 PM   #70 
  - Nice high-five to Senator Kerry for his tireless yet often unsung efforts. n/t  AtomicKitten   Jun-03-09 10:08 AM   #14 
  - .. what you said. n/t  MBS   Jun-03-09 11:42 AM   #23 
  - It is good to see Ignatius recognize Kerry's job, but he is only continuing the job he has started  Mass   Jun-03-09 10:42 AM   #18 
  - True - I remember the frustration in his voice when he spoke  karynnj   Jun-03-09 12:38 PM   #25 
     - Kerry's been sounding the alarm for decades about that entire region - when this nation's  blm   Jun-03-09 02:16 PM   #27 
  - very, very nice--thanks!  MBS   Jun-03-09 11:38 AM   #21 
  - EXACTLY. It is wonderful to see journalists finally...  YvonneCa   Jun-03-09 06:15 PM   #39 
  - Great job by Kerry  Uzybone   Jun-03-09 11:54 AM   #24 
  - true  karynnj   Jun-03-09 01:42 PM   #26 
  - Yep  politicasista   Jun-03-09 03:38 PM   #34 
  - his tireless work has gone unheralded by corpmedia for two decades...  blm   Jun-03-09 04:12 PM   #36 
  - Kick for productive work  politicasista   Jun-03-09 02:58 PM   #30 
  - So true  karynnj   Jun-03-09 09:55 PM   #44 
     - Yep.  politicasista   Jun-03-09 10:02 PM   #45 
  - K & R for a great leader.  jillan   Jun-03-09 03:36 PM   #33 
  - I love your signature nt  karynnj   Jun-03-09 04:00 PM   #35 
  - kick  karynnj   Jun-03-09 07:06 PM   #40 
  - I hope he continues to be a huge player in foreign policy matters. He is the best. n/t  wisteria   Jun-03-09 07:33 PM   #42 
  - Well, he already filed papers for re-election in 2014  karynnj   Jun-03-09 08:50 PM   #43 
  - John Kerry is just outstanding. He's a public servant with his eye on the  saltpoint   Jun-04-09 04:26 AM   #48 
  - Here is another eye-opening article from Bloomberg...  YvonneCa   Jun-04-09 07:34 AM   #51 
     - Me too - he really is making incredible use of his role as chair of the SFRC  karynnj   Jun-04-09 08:20 AM   #52 
     - Kerry's hearings are must-see TV for serious policy watchers....  blm   Jun-05-09 10:37 AM   #64 
     - Hi, Yvonne. You said it. I'm on board with your assessment,  saltpoint   Jun-04-09 09:22 PM   #63 
  - Excellent article - thanks  jonestonesusa   Jun-04-09 10:14 AM   #57 
  - They don't much fit the image projected...  YvonneCa   Jun-05-09 11:44 AM   #67 
  - Kerry developed a dialogue with Assad years ago while hardline Dems like Clintons sided with Bush  blm   Jun-16-09 07:56 AM   #69 
  - Kerry is a great man. Thanks for a fine thread. nt  PufPuf23   Jun-04-09 10:40 AM   #60 
  - kick for diplomacy n/t  politicasista   Jun-17-09 10:23 PM   #71 

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