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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-08-06 02:40 PM
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20. Name ONE lawmaker who has uncovered more government corruption than
John Kerry has the last 20 years. You can't.

He was also the first senator to submit gay friendly legislation and advocated for gays to serve openly in the military - issues that were NEVER popular, but he chose to lead on them. Same with the very unpopular investigations into IranContra, BCCI and CIA drugrunning - he did them WITHOUT support from anyone in his party and he was ostracized for years by the DC powerstructure.

Funny, but back then, it was the GOP operatives planting stories that it was pure showmanship by Kerry to discredit him. Love how the old memes still hang around today and spouted by people who should know better.
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  -Going Upriver:The Long War of John Kerry Katherine Brengle  Feb-08-06 12:30 PM   #0 
  - eh he was a beauty wasn't he  sasha031   Feb-08-06 12:39 PM   #1 
  - I suggest paying attention to what's going on  WildEyedLiberal   Feb-08-06 12:39 PM   #2 
  - I think most of us would agree that the filibuster was not really an  Katherine Brengle   Feb-08-06 01:54 PM   #12 
     - No, most of us wouldn't agree.  WildEyedLiberal   Feb-08-06 02:16 PM   #14 
     - I have faith in Kerry, but I don't give a damn if you all want to believe  Katherine Brengle   Feb-09-06 01:33 AM   #24 
     - a few crumbs to the base? yeh right!!! Like WHO is gonna  ray of light   Feb-08-06 02:21 PM   #15 
     - He pledged in 2003 to filibuster any judicial nominee  jenndar   Feb-08-06 02:23 PM   #17 
     - Consider that the liberal darling, Feingold, is on the Judiciary  karynnj   Feb-08-06 02:56 PM   #21 
  - I loved it!  FreedomAngel82   Feb-08-06 12:40 PM   #3 
  - Like maybe if a filibuster on a Supreme Court nominee comes up  TayTay   Feb-08-06 12:40 PM   #4 
  - Did i miss a down time for Kerry. Every time I notice he is exhibiting  second edition   Feb-08-06 12:43 PM   #5 
  - I thoroughly agree. Senator Kerry is one of the finest public  poverlay   Feb-08-06 12:48 PM   #6 
  - Give the man credit for what he's doing  0rganism   Feb-08-06 12:54 PM   #7 
  - It's a good movie, but it's not the whole story,  jenndar   Feb-08-06 01:20 PM   #8 
  - Or even just stuff from 2003 and 2004 with campaigning  FreedomAngel82   Feb-08-06 01:21 PM   #9 
  - This is a man who led hundreds of Vietnam Vets to the Capitol and  Katherine Brengle   Feb-08-06 01:59 PM   #13 
     - flame bait?  ray of light   Feb-08-06 02:22 PM   #16 
     - True he can be more vocal and better but  FreedomAngel82   Feb-08-06 02:25 PM   #18 
     - Name ONE lawmaker who has uncovered more government corruption than  blm   Feb-08-06 02:40 PM   #20 
  - Saw it during the campaign  sandnsea   Feb-08-06 01:30 PM   #10 
  - Kerry has fought with passion for people, democracy and the constitution  karynnj   Feb-08-06 01:51 PM   #11 
  - Movie's GREAT - but the anticorruption Kerry who uncovered IranContra and  blm   Feb-08-06 02:33 PM   #19 
  - Passion we've seen, but he's too old now to be that idealistic  LittleClarkie   Feb-08-06 03:11 PM   #22 
     - I respectfully disagree in that I think one of the most unusual things  karynnj   Feb-08-06 05:09 PM   #23 
 

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