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Kerry betrayed men in Vietnam

Following is an excerpt from [Sen. John] Kerry’s Senate Testimony in 1971, during the time he and Hanoi Jane Fonda were leading the anti-war movement. Kerry had just completed an investigation, paid for by Fonda, condemning the American fighting man in South Vietnam.

Kerry claimed our young men “raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable telephones to human genitals and turned up the power, cut off limbs, blew up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in a fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned civilian food stores, and generally ravaged the countryside of South Vietnam in addition to the normal ravages of war, and the normal and very particular ravaging which is done by the applied bombing power of our country.”

I thank John Kerry for his military service, but I condemn him for betraying our young men who served so honorably in South Vietnam and for our country. You can read Kerry’s entire testimony in “John Kerry’s Testimony” on your PC Google.



Jim Black

Penn Valley


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