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John Kerry
U.S. Senator, Democrat, from Massachusetts, Democrat presidential nominee during the 2004 campaign.


Refuting that he’s a liberal.

“It’s absolutely the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever seen in my life.”

Source: Bankrupt -- The Intellectual and Moral Bankruptcy of Today's Democratic Party, by David Limbaugh, 2006, page 348.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 348 from Limbaugh's book.
Where: As quoted in the Milwaukee Sentinel Journal.
When: February 2004.
Contributor: AIM.

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We want to Impeach President Bush.

“If we take back the House, there’s a solid case to bring articles of impeachment against this President. [. . .] Don’t tell anyone I said that.”

Source: "Witches' Brew," The Limbaugh Letter, October 2006, page 26.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 26 from The Limbaugh Letter.
Where: In comments made to a gathering of his ex-campaign staff at Finn McCool's bar in Washington, DC, as quoted by The Hotline.
When: December 15, 2005.
Contributor: AIM.

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GIs in Iraq are uneducated.

“You know, education: if you make the most of it, you study hard, and you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, ah, you – you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck in Iraq.”

Source: You Tube video of Kerry\\\'s speech. Also: \\\"White House Spokesman Slams Kerry Remark,\\\" by Jennifer Loven, the Associated Press, 10/31/2006, 12:59 p.m. ET, as posted on MLive.com. Also: “Who Said What in 2006,” The Washington Times National Weekly Edition, January 8, 2007, page 37.
Hardcopy: Printout of \\\"White House Spokesman Slams Kerry Remark\\\" article. Also: “Who Said What in 2006,” editorial, The Washington Times National Weekly Edition, January 8, 2007, page 37.
Where: Spoken during a campaign rally for California Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides.
When: October 30, 2006.
Contributor: AIM.

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Slip of the tongue.

“The truth, which is what elections are all about, is that the tax burden of the middle class has gone up while the tax burden of the middle class has gone down.”

Source: The Associated Press, as quoted by Human Events, August 30, 2004, page 1.
Hardcopy: Printout of 9-13-04 webpage with the quote.
When: Probably August 2004.
Contributor: AIM.

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Saddam Hussein has WMD.

“I will be voting to give the President of the United States the authority to use force — if necessary — to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security.”

Source: Bankrupt – The Intellectual and Moral Bankruptcy of Today’s Democratic Party, by David Limbaugh, 2006, page 18. Also: "What Did the Democrats Say about Iraq’s WMD," on Glenn Beck’s webpage.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 18 from Limbaugh’s book. Also: Refer to Glenn Beck’s webpage.
When: Oct. 9, 2002.
Contributor: AIM.

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I voted for and against the funding.

“I actually did vote for the 87 billion dollars [funding for troop operations in Iraq], before I voted against it.”

Source: As quoted on the Rush Limbaugh radio program, March 17, 2004.
Hardcopy: Printout of 4-5-04 webpage with the quote.
Contributor: AIM.

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The UN should command U.S. troops.

“I’m an internationalist. I’d like to see our troops dispersed through the world only at the directive of the United Nations.”

Source: “Quote of the Week,” Human Events, February 16, 2004, page 1.
Hardcopy: Printout of 3-15-04 webpage with the quote.
Where: Spoken during an interview with the Harvard Crimson.
When: February 18, 1970.
Contributor: AIM.

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U.S. soldiers tortured Vietnam people.

“[U.S. soldiers] 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, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and generally ravaged the countryside of South Vietnam [during the Vietnam war].”

Source: NewsMax.com e-mail newsletter of January 20, 2004.
Hardcopy: Printout of 1-19-04 webpage with the quote.
Where: In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
When: April 23, 1971.
Contributor: AIM.

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