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McCain POW bud: Muslims 'going to kill us'

One of John McCain's fellow POW's in Vietnam defended the war in Iraq, saying, "The Muslims have said either we kneel or they're going to kill us.''

In a phone call with reporters arranged by Republican Party of Florida, Colonel Bud Day added: "I don't intend to kneel and I don't advocate to anybody that we kneel, and John doesn't advocate to anybody that we kneel.''

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Muslim leaders have complained that they have been villified as terrorists since the Sept. 11 attacks.

Day, who lives in Pensacola, was part of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth that smeared former Democratic nominee John Kerry's war record in 2004. McCain, who spearheaded major campaign finance reforms, has criticized so-called 527 groups that are not regulated by election laws and can raise unlimited money for attack ads.

But Day, a highly decorated Medal of Honor recipient, said: "The bottom line is this: 527 groups can do very effective, truthful things, and the Swift Boat attack was totally truthful.''

As Democrat Barack Obama prepares to visit Iraq, the Republican Party of Florida is circulating this "documentary."

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form factor

Horrible. Not all Muslims have said that.
But a great number have.

dman

another cooky radical liberal nut job !!!!!

Kin

I have always beleived that Barack Obama is selling us all a "pipe dream". After this video, I am absolutely convinced that the USA will only shoot itself in the foot by voting for this man.

form factor

The "documentary" is pretty effective at persuading one that Obama is inconsistent and representative of the slick politician stereotype.
I give it 3 1/2 stars and recommend seeing it at an IMAX theater, the only venue capable of properly displaying this candidate's BS.

Manuel Martinez

wow, nice of the miami herald to put out repuke propoganda for free. thank god i don't live in florida. there are soooo many ignorant "voters." thanks for dubya! it's been great. and the repukes have some nerve trying to paint obama as wrong, when this whole filthy war was of repuke doing. we need to END THIS OCCUPATION which has bankrupted us.

Matty

A "pipe dream" is far, far better than either the nightmare of the past 7 years or the nightmare of war McCain will rain down upon us.

You've been warned.

Johnson

After watching this video I've seen how far so called conservatives will go. Lie until people believe it, and we Americans are so fat, so gullible, so "proud" that we'll question a man's patriotism b/c he has brown skin and a "different" name. BUT we won't question a man who was involved in the Keating 5 scandal, whose supporters are bigots, who cheated on a broken wife and left her for an heiress, was was part of an offshoot of the Project for A New American Century. Just b/c he got shot down in Vietnam, after crashing planes at home, does not mean he should automatically be president. He also talking about Killing Iranians, calls his captors GOOKS and jokes about women getting raped by Animals, don't forget calling his wife the C word and losing his temper frequently, not knowing the difference between Sunni and Shia, or thinking Iran was training Al Qaeda, saying the war would be quick and easy following Obama on Afghanistan among MANY other things.

Julie

These doddering old men are really starting to scare me.

McCains transformation to gop nomination has been a disgrace. He's no longer a "maverick" just a shill with no principles or convictions. Please America - vote for intelligence over image - Vote Obama.

Ken

The only thing this video tells me is the repubes don't have much of an argument against Obama.

Chinedu

Isn't anyone going to commet on the hate the Day is spreading. Not all Muslims are radical, just like not all Christians are Republicans. McCain and his compaign continue to show how out of touch they are. Their view do not reflect the America that I know or the America that I want represented in the world.

And, shame on everyone who overlooked this terrible and damaging message.

DrRod

Muslims say: kill Jews; Nazis say: kill Jews.
Muslims say: kill gays and lesbians; Nazis say kill gays and lesbians.
Muslims say: if you say or print anything we deem insulting (e.g., Rushdie; Danish cartoons) we will kill you. Nazis say: if you say or print anything we disagree with, we will kill you.
Muslims are Nazis by another name. Mein Koran=Mein Kampf. Mecca=Reichstag. Imams=SS.

wisco

So, 1.2 billion muslims want 600 million 'mericans to kneel? Nuke 'em! Let's get it on! End Times are here anyway, smoke 'em if ya got 'em.

wisco

...er, whoops, I meant to say "300 million 'mericans". Can't help it, my textbook's from Texas. Minus the 2 million muslims living in the United States. Anyway, still gotta say "nuke 'em". And I guess that means nuke us too.

Nathan

Do you know what else the Nazi's did DrNob? They vilified an entire religion and then said it must be destroyed. Fascists like DrNob and his Ilk must have relatives who worked for the Nazi war machine at IBM, GM, Coke-a-Cola Union Banking Corporation ect. You know absolutly nothing about Islam, only the talking points a bunch of inbred bigots gave you. Enjoy the collapse of your economy !!!

RAFI

mccaine = bush = insane = failure = inequality

Verchiel

Another pathetic old man.

Surprised that ol' Bud here didn't lead off with a new gorilla rape joke to break the ice with the press.

GoForFour

Four more years!
Four more years!
C'mon everybody!
Four more years!
Four more years!

William

I would like to remind Bud Day and McCain that their so called success in Iraq is only possible by those evil Muslim traslators, those evil Muslim government officials, those evil Muslim Iraqi soliders, those evil Muslim's who put their lives on the line daily to help protect our soldiers on the ground. This administration and people like John McLame and Bud Day have done nothing but hurt America on a daily basis with their spewing of hate and generalizations. If you want to talk about Al Queda then go ahead, if you want to talk about the small segment of extremist still in Iraq go ahead, but to lump all Muslims into a group is disingenous and a down right lie. Not to mention Muslims live in many countries including our own Mr. Day.

Cane Since 1982

I dont understand how some people say the repukes will lie with out end to debuke Obama when all they did here was put a video together of his statements. I think the video showed the exact opposite that it is Obama who will lie and say anything it takes to get into office. To me Obama has completly abandened his original campaign slogan of change and saying he was going to clean up washington because he is a different type of candidate. To me he looks the same if not worse than the current politicians. He went to school to be a poitician (on tax payers money no less) for crying out loud. I do not think Obama has a clue about foreign policy or domestic policy for that matter. Anyone who wants to increase taxes in a time of recession obviously didnt pay attention in their economic classes in college. For those of you who say he only wants to tax the wealthy. Well the wealthy own the corporations so all they are going to do is pass their tax burden down to the consumers becuase they will not take a hit in their profitability. I think Obama is the worst thing that could possibly happen to this country. Does anyone else think this change campaign thing sounds familiar. Well thats because thats what all of the Dems ran on in the 2006 congressional elections. Has anyone seen all of the change they have done. The economy was blossoming before they got in. They have a 9% approval rating. Worse all time. Worse than Bush's 30% approval rating by far. McCain is not Bush. McCain is not a great candidate in my mind for president but Obama would be HORRIBLE.

Cane Since 1982

Posted by: Nathan | July 18, 2008 at 03:10 PM

Ive read the Koran.
and it does say to "Kill all infidels who do not follow Allah" sorry cant give you a verse off the top of my head. Yes Dr. Rob speaks in wide sweeping generalities and I do not think the Muslims are Nazi's but it is easy to see how you can come up with those comparisons. Not all Muslims are radicalist but alot of them are. Unlike Muslim radicals Christian radicals dont saw off your head. They say God bless you and try to tell you their message. Dont know about you but I see a tiny difference.

Jim

I plan to research the fact before assuming the above video is factual.

The facts are often distorted or taken out of context to fool voters

William

Christians today are not cutting your head off only because our society has forced them to reform. Ever heard of the Spanish Inqusitions or the Salem Witch trials? I am not defending some of the horrific behavior of Muslims. I too think its a wacko religion. But history does not treat Christianity any better. Its pretty wacko too.

mikeinmiami

wow, so does Bud Day hate Muhammad Ali,boxer and American, also?

Heather

Nobody gives a squirt about the Republican candidate - an incredibly cranky and confused old man named John McCain. Jealous much? Yup, we can tell. We rely on facts, common sense and knowledge and you tough guys rely of hysteria, hyperbole and fear. BOO! There's an evil doin' Moooooslim Turrrrurrrust under your bed. Did you just poop your pants, tough guy?

Nathan

Ok cain, go grab you "koran" and find it for me ... didn't think so. But all the Abrahamic religions books are filled with violence and oppression and all of them tell you to defend your land and people. The Muslims did not invade the west .. the west invaded the Muslim lands. These people have been at the mercy of invaders for centuries, always justified by pointed at a few radicals to allow the oppression of the vast majority .. generally for economic and geopolitical reasons.

"Not all Muslims are radicalist but alot of them are." Prove it ... show me ... you can't because it's a lie. Islam is 650 years younger than your religion of the cross. What were Christians doing 650 years ago? Hell, 300 years ago you were burning witches. The most radical Muslim county is the one GWB loves the most. Him and the saudis holding hand while W has a sword slung over the other shoulder ... the excat same sword that they use to behead people in the public square, but none of you blink. What about the radicals committing genocide in darfur? The only radicals you see are the ones who have oil and are not in your back pocket. The most of the world can see this
, that is why you are so hated. And please don't forget the last terror attack on US soil was not 9/11, it was the anthrax attack that used an American strain and was committed by an American who tried to make it look like AQ. The case remains unsolved.


Cane Since 1982

Sorry dont own a Koran. Just read it for a religion class in college. But if you would like to post an email that I can get back to you with, ill send you the verse in a couple of days after I have time to go to the library.

I H8 Libs

Just goes to show you how stupid Libs are with these comments. How can you believe the garbage coming out of this hustler's mouth. Send all Libs to Iran and see what happens.

Chris Salzmann

Yeah, all those EVIL MUSLIMS fighting WITH American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Oh yes, this is gonna work just fine with those EVIL MUSLIMS right now.

Bud Day may have won the Medal of Honor but that medal didn't add a cell to his senile brain.

Just saying

Republicans are campaigning on their own Audacity of Hope. They are hoping no one will have the audacity to bring up the unmentionable: John McCain is The Adulterer and Cindy McCain is The Other Woman. They are hopeful that voters are so consumed by their struggles of filling up gas tanks and putting untainted food on the table, that the memory of that atrocious summer of self-righteousness from ten years ago has long been forgotten. But what goes around comes around. It was the Summer of '98, that the Gladiators of Virtue were riding high. They were strutting their stuff with Ken Starr and his seven million dollar witch-hunt. They had Bill Clinton just where they wanted him. He had done the hot and nasty with a young intern, and was lying about it, so by God, he was going to pay for his sins. Many of those sultans of sanctimony, who are now surrogates and staff for the McCain campaign, have strangely become as quiet as little church mice when it comes to discussing the fact that John McCain has always had a reputation for being as horny as a three-balled tomcat. Loving the sinner, but hating the sin, the Moralizing Crusaders in the Republican party have suddenly laid down their swords. It is downright hilarious to hear Senator Lindsey Graham wax rhapsodic about the personal integrity of the senator from Arizona. His pronouncements of McCain's principled, virtuous wisdom are as convoluted as a stand-up routine on The Comedy Channel. This is the same Lindsey Graham who rose to prominence in 1998 as a manager in the House prosecution and impeachment trial. Never hesitating to intone with umbrage the moral malfeasance of Bill Clinton, Graham possessed high-toned puffery that was legendary. Forced to discuss every subject from thongs to ******** in the House impeachment hearings, poor Lindsey shouldered the burden of more righteous indignation than any one man should ever have to bear. Ten years hence, however, he stands reverentially beside his buddy McCain, as if fooling around and family abandonment have simply ceased to be biggies. After the infamous Senate floor blistering of the President for his sexual affairs, one might conclude that Senator Joe Lieberman, a Republican by any other name, would be much too ashamed ever to support a candidate whose moral compass had directed him to cheat on his wife and leave his family. Yet, Lieberman, seemingly ever-present on the campaign trail, advises McCain and lavishes him with such obsequious praise that the affair between John and Cindy seems considered to be nothing more than a dusty memory that is gone with the wind. Imagine, for one moment, that it had been Barack Obama instead of John McCain who had cheated on his wife by having multiple affairs. Suppose it was Barack Obama who had married his mistress, a younger heiress of a billion dollar beer empire only a month after the ink was dry on the divorce papers. Pretend it was Michelle Obama instead of Cindy McCain who had been so addicted to painkillers that she stole money from her own charity and had been investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The vilifications, smears, and berating from conservatives would be louder than a 747 takeoff. The castigating and crucifixions by the Limbaughs and O'Reillys of the world would never end. Faux piety and bellicosity from the pumped up blowhards in the religious right would flow harder than the flooding waters of the Mississippi. But the Family Values Party has made new rules that even Woody Allen could love. "The heart wants what the heart wants." Judging the awful personal misconduct committed by a Republican is distasteful and off base. Judging the awful personal misconduct committed by a Democrat is the necessary application of social cost. It's the same Pharisaical stuff we should always expect, because when it comes to hypocrisy, Republicans are in high cotton in any season.

I H8 Libs

Nobody gives a squirt about the Republican candidate - an incredibly cranky and confused old man named John McCain. Jealous much? Yup, we can tell. We rely on facts, common sense and knowledge and you tough guys rely of hysteria, hyperbole and fear. BOO! There's an evil doin' Moooooslim Turrrrurrrust under your bed. Did you just poop your pants, tough guy?

Posted by: Heather | July 18, 2008 at 04:06 PM

Heather:

Ur a dumb Trick. Don't you remeber 9/11?

Chris Salzmann

Yeah, all those EVIL MUSLIMS fighting WITH American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Oh yes, this is gonna work just fine with those EVIL MUSLIMS right now.

Bud Day may have won the Medal of Honor but that medal didn't add a cell to his senile brain.

Chris Salzmann

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Hey Cane, go read LEVITICUS (if you haven't studied that in class, its the Old Testament) and see how much the blood and gore compares to the Koran.

MusicIsOurHigh

The guy sure likes lumping a huge amount of people together. That is not the way ALL Muslims feel. It isn't even the way MOST Muslims feel.

Davemiami

HOW MUCH MORE PROOF DO YOU OBAMA SUPPORTERS WANT? THE WORDS ARE CLEARLY COMING OUT OF HIS MOUTH! IT JUST GOES TO SHOW YOU YOUR ALL A BUNCH OF SHEEP AT A WATERING HOLE.

Reader

Honnestly I can't apprehend comments like that, it's very radical, I think that's another form of Terrorism by saying that "Muslims want to kill us". Let me remind our famous POW & People that don't check the facts before talking, ISLAM was the first religion that gave rights to christians, Jews, & non beleivers, back then if you're non- christian you either have two choices, convert or you'll be dead. History doesn't lie, it's a fact. also how can you call almost a billion & a half of people "Killers" that's absurd & arrogant, that's why we're in this mess in IRAK, this country never ever attacked the US, but we attacked them & call them now "killers"
Muslims are like any other people, if they get attacked they are to going defend themself, by attacking them you create radicals that want to take advantage & hijack the religion.
So please next time check the fact.

Davemiami

Nobody gives a squirt about the Republican candidate - an incredibly cranky and confused old man named John McCain. Jealous much? Yup, we can tell. We rely on facts, common sense and knowledge and you tough guys rely of hysteria, hyperbole and fear. BOO! There's an evil doin' Moooooslim Turrrrurrrust under your bed. Did you just poop your pants, tough guy?

Posted by: Heather | July 18, 2008 at 04:06 PM


Jeez Heather u have your candidates confused sweetheart! Dont let the door hit u in the ass on the way out of your polling station!

john

all politicians are part of the same org.
But in the eyes of the mericans as some may say. donkeys and and elephants that should tell something or crips and bloods. they are no diffrent, they have there agenda and that is not for the merican people but for the crusader the pope and his gay people.
Soldiers in Iraq are no diffrent from the extremist muslim there called exreme christians, catholicas and cristians are no diffrent they are one in the same.
They should have done one up on both bush and clinton, it would have been similar

john

9/11 hmmm can the people of the people of this country do an envistigation with out the govments help. really come on merican people lets do in investigation. lets see who was really behind it, oh wait i gues there some tv special or basketball game or a baseball game or jane got prctice tonight, oh just dont have time. I gues evrey one watching tv tonight and getting brainwashed
I guess merican people will continue to be fooled, suck for us

Nathan

"9/11 hmmm can the people of the people of this country do an envistigation with out the govments help." Even they are still working on the WTC7 report ... seven years later. But NEVER forget 9/11, NEVER. Talks with Iran ... NEVER forget 9/11. Peace in the mid-east ... NEVER forget 9/11. Blackwater kills Iraqi's with impunity and without consequence ... NEVER forget 9/11. 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11. Ever heard of the story about a boy who cried wolf?

Tim

Since when is reducing violence ipso facto "success" or "victory", as McSame and the Bushies would want you to believe. And how long will that result hold?

This collossal failure will never become a "success" or "victory". There is nothing inconsistent said by Obama here...this is typical Repugnican lies and spin.

govnndotcom

McInsane, Grobama, name any of them. Republican, Democrat, they are all the same - a bunch of backward-ass senile suckpoops for Uncle Schmuelly. At least the Muslims know who the enemy is, and I'd fight along-side them any day if it means the jews and appeasers end up dust.

Only the jew won WW2 and has been the creator of every war since then. Real change will come when they are extinguished from this planet.

american voter

No true religious person will vote for someone called CAIN.

CAIN cheated on his first wife.
CAIN is a divorced man who abandoned his wife after cheating on her and married a rich woman for political benefit.
CAIN makes money out of promoting SINful alcohol to the American population.
CAIN wanted to go to war in Iraq. He is directly responsible for the death of 4000 American soldiers.
CAIN want us to be poor and not to have medical benefits.
CAIN wants to be president even when he has a deadly cancer and his mind does not work well.

Simply said,
No CAIN in the presidential house.
Remember the Bible. CAIN betrayed humanity.

Daniel

America, WAKE UP! Obama is a radical liberal who is so spineless, he can't even stick to policy positions. Don't you realize that our enemies will recognize his weakness:? How long do you think it will take before we are attacked again on our soil during an Obama presidency?

President Bush may be a terrible public speaker, but he is a strong leader, a man with resolve who will not back down. Can anyone HONESTLY say the same of Obama? He's a great speaker, but what good will words do in the face of those who seek to annihilate us? Ask Israel; they know all about it.

ob08

Another old clown with old racist ideas. Please go hide yourself.

american voter

Let's be clear:

This is what Republican feel about Muslims and about anyone who does not agree with them.

Republicans do not love this country, otherwise they would step aside and let someone else do the job they have fail to do for the past 8 years.

Obama loves this country. All blacks are patriotic, even more so than whites. If they were not patriotic they would have left a country that enslaved them, abused them and kill them long ago. Blacks did not leave because they love this country more than many.

Sparky

Well you can just take your "W" bumpersticker and carefully peel it off the back of your car and turn it upside down and reapply.

Instant "M" sticker. Just two sides of the same letter.

Alma

America WAKE UP!

The War against terrorist was created by Bush.

The Towers fell with Bush in the presidency. Why terrorist planned it then?

Because Bush is weak just as CAIN.

They are like dogs barking....but dog that barks does not bite.

We need the real strength of a Democratic Government with a true patriot: Obama.

We need someone with real honesty: Obama.

We need someone with true religious values: Obama.

Bush has more people dead in his presidency than almost any other president in the past 40 years. 8,000 lives between New York and Iraq alone!!

Bush is weak and everyone in the whole world knows that. We need someone with real brains and not popcorn inside the head.

We need democracy and liberty. We need Obama.

american voter

America WAKE UP!

The War against terrorist was created by Bush.

The Towers fell with Bush in the presidency. Why terrorist planned it then?

Because Bush is weak just as CAIN.

They are like dogs barking....but dog that barks does not bite.

We need the real strength of a Democratic Government with a true patriot: Obama.

We need someone with real honesty: Obama.

We need someone with true religious values: Obama.

Bush has more people dead in his presidency than almost any other president in the past 40 years. 8,000 lives between New York and Iraq alone!!

Bush is weak and everyone in the whole world knows that. We need someone with real brains and not popcorn inside the head.

We need democracy and liberty. We need Obama.

Killbuzz

Now that Bush and Blair have defeated Saddam and Al Qaida in Iraq, and assisted the new self-government of Iraq suppress the insurgency, we should all celebrate. This is a great victory. Poor Obama. He will go down in history as The One who opposed liberty and justice. Soon, we will be able to redeploy to Afghanistan and continue to eradicate the radical islam scourge.

You are either with civilzation or you are against it.

"The future of the world will be determined by free people." GWBush the Great Emancipator

mark

these kind of comments from biggots like Bud Day will cause nothing but harm to Senator McCain campaign and Senator McCain needes to remove this person from his staff. I am undecided, but clearly comments like these will scare me since I am a muslim american and don't want people like Bud Day or McCain to attack any race. It is funny how so many of these people feel like they own this country and forget that their parents were immagrants as well.

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