AUDIO POLICY...with Dr. Joel P. Rutkowski

Senator Kerry, More Rhetoric Than Substance In The Presidential Debates

Introduction And Questions (3:08 Minutes)

I.  Senator Kerry, More Rhetoric Then Substance In The Presidential Debates (19:44 Minutes)

A. Excerpt from John Kerry's Congressional testimony -- April 22, 1971 (1:39 Minutes, 4.2MB)

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B. Excerpts from John Kerry from Meet the Press -- May 6, 2001 / April 18, 1971 (1:52 Minutes, 4.7MB)

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References

1.       “A get-out-the-spin letter from Terry McAuliffe,” World Tribune.com., October 14, 2004.

2.       CyberAlert, Media Research Center, October 5, 2004, Vol. 9; No. 191.

3.       “Did Kerry's Swift Boatmates See Atrocities?,” NewsMax.com., August 4, 2004.

4.       Richard Tomkins, “Ex-POWs slam Kerry's war-protest activities,” United Press International, August 3, 2004. 

5.       “McCain:  Hanoi Hilton Jailers Used Kerry Speech Against Us, “NewsMax.com., August 5, 2004.

6.       Arnaud de Borchgrave, “A mini-Tet offensive?,” The Washington Times, April 16, 2004.

7.       “Gen. Abizaid Blasts Distorted Iraq War Coverage,” NewsMax.com., September 26, 2004.

8.       Paul Johnson, A History Of The American People, New York: HarperCollinsPublishers,1998.

II.    The First Debate; Media Bias (11:08 minutes)

References

1.       “Lehrer on Defensive Over Biased Questioning,” NewsMax.com., October 1, 2004.

2.       Deepti Hajela, “Brokaw, Jennings Show Support for Rather,” The Associated Press, October 2, 2004.

3.       “Pew Survey Finds Moderates, Liberals Dominate News Outlets,” Editor & Publisher, May 23, 2004.

4.       Randy Hall, “Media Spun Employment Stories During 1996 and 2004 Elections, Study Shows,” CNSNews.com., October 14, 2004.

III.  Senator Kerry's Leadership Ability To Be Commander In Chief  (27:50 minutes)

A.  More Lies, Distortions, and Hypocrisy  From Senator Kerry on Iraq

References

1.       “Bush, Kerry face off on Iraq,” CNN.com. September 30, 2004.

2.       Robert Novak, “Kerry on intelligence,” Townhall.com, June 10, 2004.

3.       Charles Hurt, “Kerry opposed key weapons; Voted to cut spending,” The Washington Times, February 24, 2004.

4.       Donald Lambro, “Kerry's defense votes leave him vulnerable; Senator backed cuts in military, CIA spending,” The Washington Times, March 7, 2004.

5.       Gary Schmitt, “Son of McGovern,” The Weekly Standard, August 10, 2004.

6.       Geoff Mulvihill,” Cheney: Kerry's View of Terrorism ‘Naïve',” The Associated Press, October 11, 2004.

7.        Glenn Kessler and Walter Pincus, “Few Factual Errors, but Truth Got Stretched at Times, The Washington Post, October 1, 2004.

8.       Tommy Franks, “War of Words,” The New York Times, October 19, 2004.

9.       Jules Crittenden,” New tome: War vs. Saddam hit al-Qaeda hard,” The Boston Herald, October 3, 2004.

10.   Stephen F. Hayes, “The Kerry-Edwards ‘Front',” The Weekly Standard, October 5, 2004.

11.   Bill Gertz, “Allies ‘resisted' stopping oil ploy,” The Washington Times,” October 6, 2004.

12.   Gary Anderson, “With friends like these,” The Washington Times, September 28, 2004.

13.   Bill Gertz, ” U.N. nuclear agency asleep at the switch,” The Washington Times,” September 10, 2004.

14.    Paul Crespo, “Kerry demeans our allies and helps our enemies,” Townhall.com, October 4, 2004.

15.    Stephen Dinan and Rowan Scarborough,” Kerry says Franco-German troops unlikely,” The Washington, October 6, 2004.

16.   Terence P. Jeffrey, “Global Test? Kerry Failed the Constitutional Test,” Human Events Online, October 1, 2004.

17.   Anne Bayefsky, “Meet the Graders,” National Review Online, October 4, 2004.

18.   Mark R. Levin,” Comparing Coalitions,” National Review Online, September 28, 2004.

IV.  Abortion, the Supreme Court and Homosexual Marriage (9:32 minutes)

References

1.       David Limbaugh, “More Smoke and Mirrors——Kerry-Style,” Human Events Online, October 13, 2004.

2.       Terry Eastland,” The Court Question,” The Weekly Standard, October 13, 2004.

3.       Rachel DiCarlo, “It's That Simple,” The Weekly Standard, October 13, 2004.

4.       “The right values, “ The Washington Times, October 13, 2004.

5.       “Kerry signed letter backing gay marriage,” USA TODAY, February 11, 2004.

V.  High Energy Costs And Energy Policy (10:33 minutes)

References

1.       Kris Axtman, “Why the rude oil prices,” The Christian Science Monitor, October 15, 2004.

2.       David M. Halbfinger, “Kerry Sees Failure to Act on Energy Costs,” The New York Times, October 12, 2004.

3.       Andrew D. Lundquist, “Comparing energy records, “ The Washington Times, October 14, 2004.

VI.  Senator Kerry's Domestic Spending Proposals (14:10 Minutes)

References

1.      “Kerry's spendthrift ways,” The Washington Times, October 13, 2004.

2.      “States dip heavily into leftover federal education money,” CNN.com., October 6, 2004.

3.      “Kerry's plan hit over deficits,” The Associated Press, October 14, 2004.

4.      Donald Lambro, “Critics doubt Kerry's Tax pledge,” The Washington Times, October 13, 2004.

5.       J. Edward Carter & Cesar V. Conda, “ 368 Economists Against Kerynomics,” National Review Online, October 13, 2004.

VII.  The Economy (19:38 Minutes)

References

1.      “Economic fantasies and realities,” The Washington Times, October 14, 2004.

2.      Stephen Moore, “Kerry's Wrong on the Economy, Too,” Human Events Online, October 15, 2004.

3.      Allan H. Ryskind, “Fair tales about Clintonomics,” The Washington Times, October 14, 2004.

4.      Lawrence Kudlow, “Solid jobs,” The Washington Times, October 13, 2004.

5.      Donald Luskin, “Bush Truths, Krugman Lies,” National Review Online, October 13, 2004.

6.      Bruce Bartlett, “Will Kerry Continue His Errors on Outsourcing,” Human Events Online, October 13, 2004.

Table 1. Overall Economic Performance Of The Bush Administration Compared To Previous Administrations

 

Ford

1976

Carter

1980

Reagan

1984

George H. Bush

1992

Clinton

1996

George W. Bush

2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inflation

5.8%

13.5%

4.3%

3.0%

3.0%

3.1%

Unemployment

7.7%

7.1%

7.5%

7.5%

5.4%

5.4%

Misery Index

13.5%

20.6%

11.8%

10.5%

8.4%

8.5%

Real Gas Price

$1.65

$2.48

$1.94

$1.40

$1.40

$1.98

Mortgage Rates

8.9%

13.7%

13.9%

8.4%

7.8%

6.3%

Homeownership

64.6%

65.5%

64.6%

64.0%

65.1%

68.6%

Violent Crime Rate

467.8

596.6

539.2

757.5

636.6

474.8

Real GDP Growth

5.3%

-0.2%

7.2%

3.3%

3.7%

4.4%

Real Stock Market Growth

9.4%

6.8%

-3.1%

-2.4%

11.0%

0.3%

Federal Tax Burden

19.4%

20.9%

19.4%

19.6%

21.3%

16.5%

From: Stephen Moore, “Kerry's Wrong on the Economy, Too,” Human Events Online, October 15, 2004.

VIII. My Final Thoughts (12:54 minutes)

References

1.       “Judge John Kerry By His Record, “ New York Post, October 21, 2004.

2.       “ABC Holds Off Airing Purported Terror Tape,” Fox News.com., October 28, 2004.

3.       “Kosovo Air Campaign, 1999,” The Washington Post, October 20, 2004.

4.       “Bosnia, 1944-1995,” The Washington Post, October 20, 2004.

5.       Robert Spencer, “The Mullahs' Europe,” FrontPageMagazine.com., September 22, 2004.

6.       Allison Dunfield, “Kerry win would not mean troops in Iraq: Martin,” The Globe and Mail, October 28, 2004.

A. ABC News Terror Video (Audio; 2:49 Minutes )

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VIX. My Final Thoughts: More Lies By Senator Kerry; Minimum Wage And Immigration (17:17 Minutes)

References

1.       Alan Reynolds, “Unfair games,” The Washington Times, October 24, 2004.

2.       Ralph Peters, “No Draft,” New York Post, October 26, 2004.

3.       Tom Raum, “Kerry Warns Draft Possible if Bush Wins,” The Associated Press, October 15, 2004.

4.       Stephen Moore, “Blame the Trail Lawyers for Vaccine Shortages,” Human Events Online, October 29, 2004.

5.       Joel Mowbray, “Security Council members deny meeting Kerry,” The Washington Times, October 25, 2004.

6.       “Kerry touts minimum wage increase,” United Press International, October 23, 2004.

7.       David Neumark, Mark Schweitzer, and William Wascher, ”Will Increasing the Minimum Wage Help the Poor?,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland,” February 1, 1999.

8.        “Kerry on immigration, “The Washington Times, October 22, 2004.

X.  My Final Thoughts: Missing Explosive Attacks Continued By Kerry and His Vietnam Anti-war Activity (32:29 Minutes)

References

1.       “CBS and New York Times Do It Again,” Human Events Online, October 29, 2004.

2.       Bill Gertz, “Russia tied to Iraq's missing arms,” The Washington Times, October 28, 2004.

3.       “U.S. nixes theory on missing weapons,” USA TODAY, October 29, 2004.

4.       Bill Gertz, “Photos point to removal of weapons,” The Washington Times, October 29, 2004.

5.       John J. Lumpkin,” Pentagon to Account for Explosives,” The Associated Press, October 29, 2004.

6.       “Iraqi Officials: Explosives May Have Vanished Before Invasion,” NewsMax.com. October 29, 2004.

7.       Stephen Dinan,” Kerry keeps up missing-explosives attacks,” The Washington Times, October 29, 2004.

8.       “Non-explosive issue,” The Washington Times, October 28, 2004.

9.       Thomas Lipscomb,” John Kerry's Anti-War Group Coordinated Activities with Viet Cong and Hanoi, “Human Events Online, October 26, 2004.

10.    Joshua Muravchik,” Never Apologize, Never Explain,” The Weekly Standard, November 1, 2004, Volume 010, Issue 08.

11.   StoledArt Moore, “Communist museum removes Kerry photo, WorldNetDaily.com., October 25, 2004.

12.   David B. Caruso, “Former POWs Blame Kerry for Captivity,” The Associated Press, October 21, 2004.

13.   Alex Dominguez, “Sinclair Airs Anti-Kerry Material,” The Associated Press, October 23, 2004.

14.   “Kerry Campaign: Sinclair ‘Better Hope We Don't Win',” NewsMax.com., October 12, 2004.

15.   Maggie Michael, “Bin Laden:Another Attack Can Be Avoided,” The Associated Press, October 30, 2004.

A. Michael Savage's Interview of Bill Gertz On Russia tied to Iraq's missing arms, on October 28, 2004 (9:43 Minutes)

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B.  John Kerry's Anti-War Group Coordinated Activities with Viet Cong and Hanoi

C. Transcript:  Bin Laden's message to America

D. Excerpts from Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal; As heard On The Michael Savage Show (6:42 Minutes)

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