"Congressmen who willfully take actions
during wartime that damage morale and undermine the military are saboteurs
and should be arrested, exiled, or hanged."
-President Abraham Lincoln
"If I read
this to you and did not tell you that it was an FBI agent describing
what Americans had done to prisoners in their control, you would
most certainly believe this must have been done by Nazis, Soviets in
their gulags or some mad regime Pol Pot or others that had no
concern for human beings,"
"On March 19, 2004, President Bush asked, 'Who
would prefer that Saddam's torture chambers still be open?'" said
Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. "Shamefully, we now learn that Saddam's
torture chambers reopened under new management: U.S. management."
Kennedy at Chappaquiddick
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,..." -- John Kerry, April 22, 1971
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Two Peas in a Pod
A Marine squad
was marching north of Basra when they came upon an insurgent soldier
badly injured and unconscious.
Nearby, on the
opposite side of the road, was an American Marine in a similar but
less serious state.
The Marine was
conscious and alert. As first aid was given to both men, the Marine
was asked what had happened.
The Marine reported, "I was heavily armed and moving north along the
highway and coming south was a heavily armed insurgent. Seeing
each other we both took cover. I yelled to him that Saddam Hussein
was a miserable
low-life scumbag, and he yelled back that Teddy Kennedy is a rich,
good-for-nothing fat drunk.
We were standing there shaking hands when a Humvee hit us..."