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January 05, 2006

Murtha Should Surrender The Right To Be Called A Marine

Jihad Jack Murtha Holds Another Press Conference

Jack Murtha says " Don't Join the Military"

Democratic Party "defense hawk" Rep. John Murtha is racheting up his criticism of the war in Iraq, by urging young men and women not to join the military - a position apparently shared by his close congressional ally, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Asked during an interview broadcast Monday night if he would "join the military today," the decorated Vietnam combat veteran told "ABC's Nightline" - "No."

Murtha kept his answers brief, allowing "Nightline" interviewer John Donovan to spin his comments.

"I think you're saying the average guy out there who's considering recruitment is justified in saying 'I don't want to serve'," Donovan offered. "Exactly right," Murtha shot back.

Murtha's position is apparently shared by San Francisco Democrat Pelosi, whose constituents voted last November to have the city ban military recruiters from public high schools.

Pelosi defended the vote a few days later, explaining to Fox News host Neil Cavuto: "What the city of San Francisco was talking about was honesty and recruitment in terms of what these young people are promised and what they are told in that recruiting and that there should be some daylight shed on that."

After Murtha caused a stir later the same month with his call for an "immediate redeployment" of U.S. troops out of Iraq, Newsweek reported that he and Pelosi had stage managed the entire episode:

"Pelosi was anxious to open a second axis of attack on Iraq - and was aware of [Murtha's] growing antagonism toward the war," the magazine's Howard Fineman revealed.

"The two met and agreed that he would make his case in private to the party conference. After that, on his own, he would introduce a resolution calling for withdrawal of troops from Iraq 'at the earliest practicable date.'" The scheme, Fineman said, called for "Pelosi and the other liberals [to] keep their distance, while their own Marine charged up the Hill."

By December, however, Pelosi could no longer contain her enthusiasm for Murtha's anti-war offensive, announcing in a press release:

"We should follow the lead of Congressman John Murtha, who has put forth a plan to make American safer, to make our military stronger and to make Iraq more stable."

Wild Thing's comment........
If Chesty were around good ole Chesty would have bitch-slapped him! Murtha is an embarrassment to the Corps. He is one case where "Once a Marine, always a Marine" does NOT apply.

The Democrats have positioned themselves as the anti-war party and the anti-military party. They have put themselves in the risky position of having to pray for defeat and disaster if they are going to win. But hey they will never win again! Hear me Dems that send me emails of hate and no I will still be selective in allowing your posts to appear you freakazoids!

Murtha is obviously suffering from ASS -- Acute Schumer Syndrome -- fascination with being in front of a television camera and hearing himself pontificate. The vile thing about it is that what he says can be heard around the world. GRRRRRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!

Please click on Photo below of some of our troops to see video titled....."Our Heroes"..........

Posted by Wild Thing at January 5, 2006 12:27 AM


Murtha-one of many examples of the need for term limits.

Posted by: TomR at January 5, 2006 02:40 AM

Awesome Murtha photo work.

Posted by: AbbaGav at January 5, 2006 07:23 AM

It boggles my mind why military retirees, those that spent most of their adult life serving in the armed forces, support the Democrat party. Democrats have mostly contempt for those in uniform and nobody should know it better than military retirees.

We have to realize that just because someone served in the military it doesn’t make them a hero or above reproach. Remember, Tim McVeigh was a decorated combat veteran who fought in Desert Storm.

Posted by: BobF at January 5, 2006 07:41 AM

Hi Tom he sure is! Good one! Thanks for commenting.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 5, 2006 11:21 AM

Hi AbbaGav, thank you so much.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 5, 2006 11:27 AM

Hi Bob, your so right. I will never ever understand how someone can serve our country and be a liberal, how they can come back and turn against everything that has made us a Free land. I just don't understand how their brain works.

Thank you so much for commenting.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 5, 2006 11:35 AM

Murtha has forgotten the Marine Corp values:
Honor,Commitment, and Courage. He has traded them for his political ambitions. His attitudes dishonor all who are currently in the military and have served our great country. This BS does not support our troops, where ever they are stationed.

Geroge Washington said;

"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their Nation."

Posted by: RightToCarry at January 5, 2006 05:42 PM

Hi RightToCarry,thank you for posting that about the Marines. And thank you for the George Washington quote too. Excellent.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 5, 2006 06:19 PM

I spent the best years of my youth-some twenty two and a half of them-serving to defend the right of those such as Murtha, the mutha, to say what he pleases. But I was also defending my right to say what I think about him which is very gotdam little.

Posted by: GUYK at January 6, 2006 08:27 AM

RightToCarry, very interesting quote by George Washington; I’ve never saw that one before.

With what happened to our military personnel after Vietnam it amazes me that so many young men and women are willing to enlist in the Armed Forces and fight in Iraq. Beginning my military career at the end of Vietnam and serving up through 1999, all I can say is Thank God for Ronald Reagan.

Posted by: BobF at January 6, 2006 01:26 PM

Hi GUY, you are right about Murtha! Thank you, and a huge thank you Guy for serving our country. IMO you and others deserve better then to have the likes of Murtha and Kerry's of this world saying and doing the things they do.
Thank you again!!!

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 6, 2006 02:40 PM

It's hard to believe we served in the same war. Most of us came back and supported our fellow service members even though the war was unpopular. They soon forget that soldiers fight unpopular wars to prevent us all from bearing short mustaches, goose stepping in jackboots, giving the 'Sig Heil!' party high sign, being sent to a Marxist gulag for 'thought training' or simply being murdered. Islam is no different and may be more efficient in extermination due to the indoctrinated belief that killing infidels is God's will.
These seditious traitors should be banned from any public office and prosecuted, whether their name be Kennedy, Kerry, Murtha or Pelosi. Maybe Joe Kennedy jumped the fence back then, because Murtha bears an uncanny resemblance to Ted Kennedy in more ways than one.

Posted by: Jack at January 6, 2006 04:27 PM

Hi Jack I agree.....
"These seditious traitors should be banned from any public office and prosecuted..."
Thank you so much for your comment and big time thank you for serving our country.

Posted by: Wild Thing at January 6, 2006 05:38 PM

It amazes me too. I ran across the quote on a military blog not long ago. It struck a chord with me as my older brother was in the USN during the Vietnam era, and treated like a criminal for being in the military by know nothing civilians. That really ticked me off. Thank you and GUYK for serving our country. SUPPORT OUR TROOPS! They are the only ones standing between us and the barbarians at the gates.

Posted by: RightToCarry at January 6, 2006 06:41 PM