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The decades long 'swiftboaters' of Kerry, it didn't just start with his run for President, loose. Especially the very very few who were actually Vietnam veterans from the nixon years, we know you well, forward!

Kerry wins 94-3 Senate vote to become Obama’s 2nd-term secretary of state
29 January 2013 - With only three “no” votes, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed veteran lawmaker and former presidential candidate John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as the secretary of state for the Obama administration’s second term.

The Massachusetts Democrat, 69, glided through his confirmation process, with supporters noting his quarter-century in the Senate, across-the-aisle friendships with Republicans, nearly 100 overseas trips, family ties to the Foreign Service, and status as a Vietnam veteran. Although no time for a swearing-in has been announced, Kerry was expected to deliver a speech on Wednesday; Clinton’s last day as secretary will be Friday, her office announced. read more>>>

The Three 'nay' Votes

Brother Vietnam Vet Kerry, with Brother Hagel as Defense Secretary on board, moves from Senate to head State while the new little kombat, and mouth piece, keyboard chickenhawk cruz, who apparently didn't get the jindal memo on 'stupid', super patriot, joins two other (T)'s, no longer (R)'s, in showing his macho support for the Military , defense contractors bottom lines, troops but Especially us Veterans of! Another rubber stamper {chicken}hawk, on the countries credit card never to be paid back, falls in lockstep line and the supporters of praise!!

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