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McCain didnít want to win, and I think I understand why
How to Save the USA ^ | Jacob J Ordinaut

Posted on 11/06/2008 8:17:49 AM PST by JJOrdinaut

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1 posted on 11/06/2008 8:17:53 AM PST by JJOrdinaut
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To: JJOrdinaut

What a bunch of BS...you think McCain busted his hump day and night for months to lose? Not an idea worth posting and an insult to him and all of us who worked for him.


2 posted on 11/06/2008 8:20:10 AM PST by HappyinAZ
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To: JJOrdinaut

he should have won in 2000, he would have made a good president especially during 9-11, unfortuantely his time passed him by


3 posted on 11/06/2008 8:21:41 AM PST by edzo4 (Vote McCain, Keep Your Change)
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To: JJOrdinaut

Any idiot can get a website, apparently.


4 posted on 11/06/2008 8:22:58 AM PST by Nonstatist
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To: JJOrdinaut

We nominated him.


5 posted on 11/06/2008 8:23:19 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: JJOrdinaut
There are several black people I would have loved to see in the highest office in this country. Condaleeza Rice is the first name that pops into my head.

Seems that the only blacks that are OK with some folks are those that show a liberal streak.
6 posted on 11/06/2008 8:23:19 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: anniegetyourgun
We nominated him.

I didn't. I just barely managed to choke back my bile and waste a vote on him. The reality is that most of his delegates came from others who dropped out.
7 posted on 11/06/2008 8:25:16 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: HappyinAZ

I got the feeling that McCain didn’t have the fire inside to win. It was just like the Dole campaign. He deserved to be the president, but he needed something more then “it’s my turn”.

He wasn’t very good on the campaign trail or on important issues like global warming and immigration.


8 posted on 11/06/2008 8:26:39 AM PST by smallbiz (Palin/McCain... oops McCain/Palin)
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To: edzo4
I agree, it was the right man at the wrong time. McCain deserves to be President more than any politician since Reagan, this was just bad timing and he didn't show much fight toward the very early stages and again toward the very end. Several times I wondered if his heart was in it after the long campaign.

By the way, it's been a long time and I've forgotten, how do you change your vanity tag ... anyone?

9 posted on 11/06/2008 8:26:49 AM PST by softwarecreator
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To: cripplecreek

Let’s be honest here. Obama is HALF WHITE....he is not a hyphenated American. In fact, Obama does not even come from slaves and I believe he is muslim.


10 posted on 11/06/2008 8:27:17 AM PST by Blue Turtle (I)
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To: JJOrdinaut
JJOrdinaut
Since Nov 4, 2008

IBTZ


11 posted on 11/06/2008 8:28:25 AM PST by raybbr (You think it's bad now - wait till the anchor babies start to vote!)
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To: HappyinAZ

McCain wanted to win, I agree. But there were certain lines he was unwilling to cross. For instance, McCain felt duty-bound to go back to Washington to work on the financial bailout. In hindsight that was a mistake. The public was broadly suspicious of the bailout plans — still are.

Obama’s main strategy was to tie McCain to Bush. McCain’s initiative, while patriotic in his own eyes, ‘made’ Obama’s argument. Practically the only people in favor of the bailout were — Bush & McCain.

It wasn’t ju jitsu on Obama’s part. He merely stepped back & allowed McCain to fall over.


12 posted on 11/06/2008 8:28:57 AM PST by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: JJOrdinaut

“There are several black people I would have loved to see in the highest office in this country. Condaleeza Rice is the first name that pops into my head.””

And that’s why were in this mess. People want the ‘first name that pops into their head. Rice is a bigger RINO than McCain. There are thousands of good, conservative black Americans out there. How many more sell outs like Rice and Obama do you think we need?

“An emotional Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reveled Wednesday in Barack Obama’s election, calling it an “extraordinary step forward” for the nation.

A child of the segregated deep South who became the highest-ranking African-American woman ever in American government and was once considered a potential Republican presidential nominee, Rice called the Democratic president-elect “inspirational” and said his victory was proof of America’s promise.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2126207/posts


13 posted on 11/06/2008 8:28:58 AM PST by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925)
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To: softwarecreator

Next time you make a post, just type whatever you want in the box below the post that says “Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):
“.


14 posted on 11/06/2008 8:29:37 AM PST by Salamander (http://theuniversalseduction.com/articles/?c=Obama)
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To: JJOrdinaut

My guy is Michael Steele, and I don’t even live in Maryland. The fools had a chance to send him the Senate two years ago and instead sent a me-too, garden-variety white guy nonentity Democrat that no one has heard a peep out of since the election, and who has done nothing. I on’t agree with every last thing Steele says and does, but he has his head screwed on right and he is a star.


15 posted on 11/06/2008 8:30:41 AM PST by 3AngelaD (They screwed up their own countries so bad they had to leave, and now they're here screwing up ours.)
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To: softwarecreator

it is just above the post button when you post a reply


16 posted on 11/06/2008 8:31:28 AM PST by edzo4 (NoBama 2012)
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To: JJOrdinaut

Now that the election is over, I can officially begin despising Mcqueeg the RINO again. He cost us the election, and for it now we have Obamunism. Watch him become buddy buddy with Obama, Hitlery, Piglosi, Fat Teddy, and all the other far leftist ilk that will be driving this country into the ground for the next 4 years.


17 posted on 11/06/2008 8:33:54 AM PST by OB1kNOb (√ėbama may be President, but Jesus Christ is still the King, and even √ėbama's knee will bow to Him.)
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To: softwarecreator

Highlight/delete


18 posted on 11/06/2008 8:35:38 AM PST by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, then writes again.)
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To: Blue Turtle

I’m sure it will be remembered that he’s half white next time a black man or woman runs as a democrat and they need a “full” black man to run. In fact, being half black gave Obama the option of claiming to be either. Who knows, maybe his birth certificate indicates that he’s white.

Curious thing about the whole racism issue when it comes to politicians. Not voting for a black democrat indicates racism. Not voting for a black republican doesn’t raise any eyebrows.


19 posted on 11/06/2008 8:36:15 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: HappyinAZ

he’s not the only one. I’ve been of the opinion for a month now that McCain was more concerned about being seen as Mr Nice Guy than winning. His constant chastising of folks on the right, and openly expressing his admiration of liberals. I think he realized it was a loss and was going thru the motions, hoping to try again in ‘12.


20 posted on 11/06/2008 8:37:25 AM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspell)
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To: cripplecreek

And I have my kids in school...second grade...who are already being taught about COLOR. Kids don’t view people like adults do...and the fact that liberal education system points out someone’s color is not something I like at all.


21 posted on 11/06/2008 8:38:04 AM PST by Blue Turtle (I)
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To: edzo4
"he should have won in 2000"

???? Juan is W lite. He was rejected by Conservatives in 2000. W has been enough to take. Juan is really unacceptable as POTUS.

22 posted on 11/06/2008 8:38:05 AM PST by Paladin2 (Palin for President! (RINOs? PUMA))
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To: HappyinAZ

I’m sorry, I have to disagree. I really think it was a half hearted campaign.


23 posted on 11/06/2008 8:38:31 AM PST by JJOrdinaut
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To: Paladin2

I didn’t say he deserved to win in 2000 or he would have won in 2000, that was his best chance IMO


24 posted on 11/06/2008 8:40:44 AM PST by edzo4 (NoBama 2012)
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To: theDentist

Personally I don’t think that he will run again. Typically once you lose the race for President you step away from things and McCain is not getting any younger.

I think he was only excited about winning during the primaries and then he simply found himself on the wrong side of history.


25 posted on 11/06/2008 8:40:50 AM PST by JJOrdinaut
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To: 3AngelaD
"instead sent a me-too, garden-variety white guy nonentity Democrat"

Makes sense given that MD has (that beauty) Mikulski to represent them, LOL.

26 posted on 11/06/2008 8:41:59 AM PST by Paladin2 (Palin for President! (RINOs? PUMA))
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To: JJOrdinaut
While I’m happy to see the race barrier crossed in Presidential Politics....

What are you babbling about? Obama played the race card throughout the primaries and in the general election. You cannot say the race barrier has been crossed while it is accepted (at least in the Rat party and with the MSM) that voting against Obama means you're a racist while 97% of blacks vote for Obama because he is black.

Many whites, who voted for Obama because of white guilt, will, in the very near future, realize the hard way that they elected a Marxist who despises whites (he said so in his book), craves power to control them, and will forcibly redistribute their wealth to people who didn't earn it.

Believe what you will but this election did nothing to break down racial barriers. Instead, it serves to embolden the racists. Get ready for reparations along with the domestic security force. The people have spoken and now they will be punished.

27 posted on 11/06/2008 8:42:48 AM PST by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: JJOrdinaut

So McCain was feigning the whole campaign? He did this even though he didn’t really want to win?

Damn that’s idiotic.


28 posted on 11/06/2008 8:44:34 AM PST by Petronski (Things fall apart, it's scientific.)
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To: Salamander

Thanks for the help


29 posted on 11/06/2008 8:45:00 AM PST by softwarecreator (Wow, free food, free gas and no more mortgage payments after January 2009, thanks Obama!!)
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To: JJOrdinaut

I will say,, in the last 3 New Mexico campaigns, the Campaign staff took me up on my offer to deliver signs, etc all around the state to part offices.

They freely gave out the bumper stickers, etc,,,

This time, they had no need to send any equipment, 4’x8’ road signs,, yard signs, etc to the county offices.

When i asked for a bumper sticker,, they begrudgingly went over to a drawer where they were hidden away. Almost wouldnt give one out unless you agreed to work the phone bank. Also,, they didnt have much there with Palin on it,,.

When Osama had his big event out here,, it was free,, had tons of entertainment,, was in an easy to get to location. McCains people made you go to headquarters IN PERSON, in advance, to get a ticket. Usually during work hours with one day notice. The notice to get a ticket often came 1 or 2 nights before, via email. And- if you didn’t go down there at some point, and register your email address with them, you didn’t even get -that- email.

In New Mexico, it really was an appallingly bad campaign. It was -almost- as if it was not run by normal republican campaign staff. Strange-


30 posted on 11/06/2008 8:45:00 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: softwarecreator

“McCain deserves to be President more than any politician since Reagan...”

To quote Clint Eastwood’s character in Unforgiven right before he kills Gene Hackman’s character, “Deserve’s got nothing to do with it.”

The presidency must be earned.


31 posted on 11/06/2008 8:46:03 AM PST by Two Kids' Dad (((( Leftists deserve all the suffering they'll get. We don't. ))))
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To: Blue Turtle

Hell, when you get down to it, Obammy is only half American too!


32 posted on 11/06/2008 8:46:46 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: Blue Turtle

Hell, when you get down to it, Obammy is only half American too!


33 posted on 11/06/2008 8:46:50 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: JJOrdinaut

I too had the impression he didn’t want to win, he wanted to be seen by his senate buddies as a good guy.

He couldn’t even wait a decent amount of time to make his concession speech.


34 posted on 11/06/2008 8:47:03 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: softwarecreator

Any time...:)


35 posted on 11/06/2008 8:47:19 AM PST by Salamander (http://theuniversalseduction.com/articles/?c=Obama)
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To: Blue Turtle

You’re absolutely right.

I always thought the dream was for a world where people are judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin but we’ve gone pretty far from that these days.

It’s very unfortunate.


36 posted on 11/06/2008 8:48:32 AM PST by JJOrdinaut
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To: Petronski
So McCain was feigning the whole campaign? He did this even though he didn’t really want to win? Damn that’s idiotic.

I agree.

37 posted on 11/06/2008 8:48:59 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.)
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To: JJOrdinaut

Thanks for joining and posting a vanity to plug your website!

< / sarcasm >


38 posted on 11/06/2008 8:49:30 AM PST by Mr Rogers (And if there are those who cannot subscribe to these principles, then let them go their way - Reagan)
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To: Two Kids' Dad
The presidency must be earned

And Obama earned it? No, he won it, like a lottery.

Your point is well taken though, McCain just didn't seem to have the fight in him and to win the Presidency you must pull out all the stops, which the RNC didn't do.

39 posted on 11/06/2008 8:50:01 AM PST by softwarecreator (Wow, free food, free gas and no more mortgage payments after January 2009, thanks Obama!!)
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To: anniegetyourgun
We who? McCain was nominated primarily by states that didn't support him in the general election.

New Hampshire! Give me a break!--and a primary vote that counts in 2012!

40 posted on 11/06/2008 8:50:50 AM PST by lonestar
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To: JJOrdinaut
"I have no way of seeing into McCain’s heart, but I imagine that when Barack Obama officially won the Democratic nomination John McCain felt like the race was already over. It must be difficult to stand against the tide of a historic event and I think being the alternative to the first African American president was not something John McCain wanted to be."

You mean McCain surrendered the Presidency to the "historical event" of America voting in a Marxist-racist POS as President??

Go stick your "analysis" over at the BET '0bama-Is-God' blogs. You're a joke.

41 posted on 11/06/2008 8:50:59 AM PST by AC-130 Gunship (Odinga-Hussein 0bama: D@mning us all to a "vibrant" hell of "diversity" and Marxism.)
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To: OB1kNOb

Someone who remembers who McCain was before this campaign.
I held my nose and voted for a man that I had asked to
leave the republican party. It amazed me that he got the
nonmination. I will put on my tin-foil and always believe
that forces unseen were behind even that.


42 posted on 11/06/2008 8:51:09 AM PST by jusduat (thinking about new tagline)
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To: JJOrdinaut

I’m sorry, but your argument is just silly.


43 posted on 11/06/2008 8:52:27 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: JJOrdinaut
McCain, had No PIZAZZ, he was very blah, he lacked supper fighting energy, was too soft on the opposition, and his deliveries were non motivational. Palin was the opposite, as was Obama. Face it, Palin was the big draw to the McCain's rallies. “Nice guys finish last”, it definitely plays well in politics.
44 posted on 11/06/2008 8:52:46 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft
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To: softwarecreator
>McCain deserves to be President more than any politician since Reagan,<

May I ask why he> deserves to be President?

45 posted on 11/06/2008 8:54:17 AM PST by B4Ranch
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To: AC-130 Gunship

Did you actually read my post?

I didn’t suggest that this was a good thing.

It just seems to me like McCain ran out of steam after the primary and I think this is why.


46 posted on 11/06/2008 8:55:55 AM PST by JJOrdinaut
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To: AuntB
"Rice is a bigger RINO than McCain. There are thousands of good, conservative black Americans out there. How many more sell outs like Rice and Obama do you think we need?"

Amen.

And wasn't it MLK who'd hoped to see "a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

Oh nevermind...

47 posted on 11/06/2008 8:56:46 AM PST by AC-130 Gunship (Odinga-Hussein 0bama: D@mning us all to a "vibrant" hell of "diversity" and Marxism.)
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To: JJOrdinaut
Some of us are easily able to read between the lines...You're transparent, Brotha.
48 posted on 11/06/2008 8:59:25 AM PST by AC-130 Gunship (Odinga-Hussein 0bama: D@mning us all to a "vibrant" hell of "diversity" and Marxism.)
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To: JJOrdinaut

I think SOROS paid him to lose


49 posted on 11/06/2008 9:02:21 AM PST by radar101
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To: JJOrdinaut
While I’m happy to see the race barrier crossed in Presidential Politics

I am not. I am disgusted and outraged that the "race barrier" even exists. I am outraged and disgusted that people, particularly those with dark skin, are still babbling about "race".

Content of their Character, anyone? Martin Luther King is spinning in his grave.

OBTW, the content of Hussein's character is summed up in his unholy love of killing babies. 0bama = Abortion.

50 posted on 11/06/2008 9:07:29 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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