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MCCAIN TO CONSERVATIVES: ‘CALM DOWN’. WHY?
Truth In Conviction ^ | Feb. 07, 2008 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.

Posted on 02/07/2008 3:56:54 PM PST by jdm

John McCain made “dismissive remarks” about the conservative loyalty of Supreme Court Justice Sam Alito per Bob Novak and John Fund per Jed Babbin on HumanEvents.com.

Will McCain then in reality appoint conservative Supreme Court justices? In two years, over half of the present justices will be over 70. It could be that McCain will have four or five nominations in his pocket. To what political slant will those nominations commit?

Can conservative Republicans trust McCain to appoint those like Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito? Will McCain appoint only justices with strict constructionist positions? Will he war against foes to see that conservatives sit on the bench, particularly if confronted with a Democrat-controlled Senate?

What about the Iraq surge? McCain says he is remaining committed to the surge, claiming it is working. Some review the situation as the surge closing out. By 2008 spring, surge troop power will phase out due to strength waning.

What will McCain do then? Conservatives await his strategy. Those pro-staying put in Iraq until victory is realized want to know.

What about America’s evangelicals? McCain has rattled their cages per Focus on the Family founder’s Dr. James Dobson.

Dobson underlined that he cannot endorse McCain because the latter “did not support a Constitutional amendment to protect the institution of marriage.

“’MCain voted for embryonic stem-cell research to kill nascent human beings.

“’McCain opposed tax cuts that ended the marriage penalty.

“’McCain has little regard for freedom of speech.

“’McCain organized the Gang of 14 to preserve filibusters in judicial hearings.

“’McCain has a legendary temper and often uses foul and obscene language.

“’I am convinced Sen. McCain is not a conservative, and in fact, has gone out of his way to stick his thumb in the eyes of those who are. He has sounded at times more like a member of the other party.

“’McCain actually considered leaving the GOP caucus in 2001, and approached John Kerry about being Kerry’s running mate in 2004.’”

Further, can McCain resist wearing two garbs—one Republican and the other Democrat? Will he quit playing both sides and become an honest-to-God conservative Republican? His history says otherwise.

Because of this, many conservatives claim they are going to sit out the vote in November. They will not compromise their convictions because of McCain having a history of opportunistically compromising his.

About immigration, McCain claims he’s aware that border security is prime. However, on another day he tells media that he’s not quite sure of its primacy. He’s blurred in his responses.

Conservatives immediately pick up on his hesitancy for those insisting on secure borders don’t waffle.

McCain must put his name on law that rejects citizenship for illegals already housing here—up to 20 million of them. McCain must repeat that commitment over and over again for any conservatives to believe him on that issue as well as all others.

So when McCain requests conservatives to calm down about his “liberalism,” there are many reasons for conservatives to scream at the top of their lungs.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conservatives; mcamnesty; mccain; mcmexico; rino; shamnesty; soros
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1 posted on 02/07/2008 3:56:57 PM PST by jdm
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To: jdm
MCCAIN TO CONSERVATIVES: ‘CALM DOWN’.

Conservatives to McCain: "Bite me".

2 posted on 02/07/2008 3:58:43 PM PST by Nachum
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To: jdm

Again...I don’t know why Johnny boy is so worried. I’m calm. I’m calmly switching my registration to Independent. I’m calmly rejecting his candidacy, and I’m calmly writing in my own.


3 posted on 02/07/2008 3:59:24 PM PST by IMissPresidentReagan ("When you can't make them see the light; make them feel the heat." President Ronald Reagan)
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To: jdm
"Calm down."

That's going to come back to haunt him.

4 posted on 02/07/2008 3:59:29 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: jdm

He thinks we have no where else to go.


5 posted on 02/07/2008 3:59:50 PM PST by Spok
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To: All
"I am NOT voting for McCain, " Cindy said calmly.


6 posted on 02/07/2008 4:02:22 PM PST by Cindy
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To: jdm

AMNESTY & ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION: Helloooooooooo? Wedge Issue then (last year) - Wedge Issue now (this year).

MSN & McC didn’t get it, apparently never will.


7 posted on 02/07/2008 4:03:18 PM PST by 4Liberty (U.S. Income Tax laws are enforced... but Immigration laws aren’t = global tax.)
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To: jdm
“McCain has little regard for freedom of speech. “

Does that mean that Dobson now does support freedom of speech? That’s a pleasant change. Why hasn’t he told anyone before now?

8 posted on 02/07/2008 4:03:36 PM PST by Moral Hazard (John McCain is the worst Republican candidate, except for the other two)
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To: jdm

SIDENET 2008


9 posted on 02/07/2008 4:03:39 PM PST by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: Spok

"Of COURSE they'll vote Republican, where ELSE are they going to go?"

10 posted on 02/07/2008 4:04:55 PM PST by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: jdm; keepitreal; La Enchiladita; TigersEye
I WILL NOT CALM DOWN!

I am mad as **** and I am NOT going to take it anymore!

11 posted on 02/07/2008 4:07:16 PM PST by jan in Colorado ("It's easier to believe a lie one hears 1,000 times than to believe a fact that one has never heard)
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To: jdm

I couldn’t listen to his whole speech to CPAC but the part that had me holding my side is where he said he would veto any bill that came to him with any earmark.

He’s been a Senator for how long? I wonder what Senator McCain would say to President McCain about it?

I wonder if President Bush refused to sign any legislation with earmarks for the rest of his term, how McCain would react to that.


12 posted on 02/07/2008 4:08:09 PM PST by Duke Nukum (I know writers who use subtext and they're all cowards.)
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To: jdm

Anyone have a national campaign telephone number for McLame? A few hundred thousand telephone calls might convince him that we’re not buying his BS.


13 posted on 02/07/2008 4:08:16 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: jdm

McCain: Do the letters “GFY” mean anything to you?


14 posted on 02/07/2008 4:08:21 PM PST by GOP_Raider (With parting breath we'll sing that song "A Utah Man Am I" RIP GBH)
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To: jdm
So who will he choose as his running mate? Kerry? Romney? Paul?(Ron not Peter) Please don't let it be . . .

Mike Huckabee and Family

15 posted on 02/07/2008 4:08:26 PM PST by HighlyOpinionated (http://auntiecoosa.blogspot.com -- read, learn, blog, or get out of my way.)
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To: jdm
If McCain were smart he would go fight a number of loud messy battles on solid Conservative issues with the Senate Democrats. He has the time since Hillary and Obama are still slugging it out. He should go push a spending Cap or a fully funded Border fence bill or something.

He does not need to win, he just got to show Conservatives his words are actually backed up by deeds.

16 posted on 02/07/2008 4:08:38 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Reagan's 11th Commandment is now in effect)
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To: jdm

Mcclame has himself a lose-lose situation. We lose-lose whether hillary or obama take the presidency.


17 posted on 02/07/2008 4:08:40 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: jdm; freekitty; SoldierDad

Anyone have a national campaign telephone number for McLame? A few hundred thousand telephone calls might convince him that we’re not buying his BS.


18 posted on 02/07/2008 4:08:47 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: jdm
MCCAIN TO CONSERVATIVES: ‘CALM DOWN’.

Conservatives to McCain: "We are calm, Johnny, pookums. We are CALMLY rejecting you as having been demonstrably proven to be willing to peddle the sanctity of this country's borders -- and, thus, the very security of this sovereign nation -- to Mexico for a wadded, greasy handful of used pesos."

"We are CALMLY rejecting you from serious consideration, insofar as garnering the vote of any serious, principled c-o-n-s-e-r-v-a-t-i-v-e is concerned, for precisely that reason.

"CALMLY, mind you.

"Have a nice day."

19 posted on 02/07/2008 4:09:59 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("John McCain is to conservatism what Cindy Sheehan is to the Miss Universe Pageant.")
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To: jdm

“WHY”?

Because we two shooting wars ongoing, the Dhimmirats have pledged to cut and run, fleeing in the face of Al Quida is not my idea of a political strategy.

“Gee, if we lose in Iraq like Hilde’ and Huessein said we would, Conservatives will come out better off four years from now”?

WTH is that?


20 posted on 02/07/2008 4:11:09 PM PST by padre35 (Conservative in Exile/ Isaiah 3.3/Cry havoc and let slip the RINOS)
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To: jdm

Not to worry, our next president will be Osama... uh...Obama


21 posted on 02/07/2008 4:12:48 PM PST by notaliberal
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To: jdm
These anti McCain posts just get stupider and more twisted as we go. McCain is a long time Scalia fan. He supported Roberts AND Alito. As discussed here many times, he made a "comment" that he might support nominees more like Roberts than Alito, for confirmation purposes.

Last time I looked, conservatives ADORE Roberts and Scalia. Yet somehow we are worried about McCain picking up to 6 Scalias/Roberts, but we are not worrying about Hilary or Obama picking 6 young Ruth Bader Ginzburgs?

This is all getting idiotic. I heard McCain today, I voted against him but he now has my full support.

22 posted on 02/07/2008 4:13:47 PM PST by Williams
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To: jdm

I’ve been thinking about this Supreme Court thing and I think it is a red herring. We have four conservatives, four liberals and one moderate.

Of the conservatives, Roberts and Alito aren’t leaving anytime soon and neither is Scalia or Thomas. The moderate is Kennedy and I don’t know of any health reasons why he should retire.

So, really, at worst I see the conservative side losing only one justice if a Democrat is elected and it is possible we won’t lose any at all if they are as stubborn about staying on as the liberals were while Bush was president.

Now, I’m sure people are thinking “If McCain is president, he can replace a liberal with a conservative”. Not so fast. If, say, a Ginsberg or Stevens retired, there will be enormous pressure from the Left to give them a leftist justice to replace the one they just lost. They know the balance of Supreme Court power rests in the balance. So Captain Bipartisan is going to offer them a liberal nomination (maybe not even Republican) to prove he is fair-minded etc.

Bottom line, Supreme Court justices should not sway your decision on whether to support McCain. If a liberal quits, he’ll just replace him/her with another liberal. And if a Democrat were president, the Democrat would do the same thing - only probably with a more extreme liberal.


23 posted on 02/07/2008 4:14:23 PM PST by Tall_Texan (No Third Term For Bill Clinton!)
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To: jdm
To McLame: Oh We're Not Gonna Take It no, We Ain't Gonna Take It oh We're Not Gonna Take It Anymore we've Got The Right To Choose And there Ain't No Way We'll Lose It this Is Our Life, This Is Our Song we'll Fight The Powers That Be Just don't Pick Our Destiny 'cause you Don't Know Us, You Don't Belong oh We're Not Gonna Take It no, We Ain't Gonna Take It oh We're Not Gonna Take It Anymore oh You're So Condescending your Gall Is Never Ending we Don't Want Nothin', Not A Thing From You your Life Is Trite And Jaded boring And Confiscated if That's Your Best, Your Best Won't Do oh..................... oh..................... we're Right/yeah we're Free/yeah we'll Fight/yeah you'll See/yeah oh We're Not Gonna Take It no, We Ain't Gonna Take It oh We're Not Gonna Take It Anymore oh We're Not Gonna Take It no, We Ain't Gonna Take It oh We're Not Gonna Take It Anymore no Way! oh..................... oh..................... we're Right/yeah we're Free/yeah we'll Fight/yeah you'll See/yeah we're Not Gonna Take It no, We Ain't Gonna Take It we're Not Gonna Take It Anymore we're Not Gonna Take It, No! no, We Ain't Gonna Take It we're Not Gonna Take It Anymore just You Try And Make Us we're Not Gonna Take It come On no, We Ain't Gonna Take It you're All Worthless And Weak we're Not Gonna Take It Anymore now Drop And Give Me Twenty we're Not Gonna Take It oh Crinch Pin no, We Ain't Gonna Take It oh You And Your Uniform we're Not Gonna Take It Anymore! lmao
24 posted on 02/07/2008 4:14:26 PM PST by Ancient Drive
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Im out McAmnesty. I am voting for Obama to mess up the witch in the primary. Then in the fall ,I will not vote for McAmnesty. You can take that “calm down” crap to the illegals ruining my country.


25 posted on 02/07/2008 4:14:57 PM PST by Donnaplume
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To: jan in Colorado
I'm very calm. I couldn't post my links against McCain for over 13 months and all of a sudden get excited about it.

McCain is the anti-American.

26 posted on 02/07/2008 4:15:03 PM PST by TigersEye (MxCain is lying liberal trash. Don't believe it? See my profile page.)
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To: MNJohnnie

Good idea. Whatever it takes to move the ball in the other direction.


27 posted on 02/07/2008 4:17:59 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Fox News killed the Fred Thompson campaign. Goodbye, Fox News.)
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To: jdm

I’m disappointed that George Allen is now supporting McCain.


28 posted on 02/07/2008 4:18:04 PM PST by gracesdad
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

Next week, it will be the same for me. Going back to the independent fold.


29 posted on 02/07/2008 4:19:06 PM PST by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation, with 4 cats in my life as proof. =^..^=)
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To: jdm

McCain has till November to prove to me that he is a conservative.


30 posted on 02/07/2008 4:19:20 PM PST by ChessExpert (Conservatism first. I may be a maverick Republican come November.)
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To: jdm
Isn't that what they used to tell rape victims?

Something like "just lay back and enjoy it?"

No.

I will not be calm.

I will not just lay down and let the Republican Party walk all over me.

Uh-Uh.

I have watched what looked like a raw deal get rubbed bloody every rude scrape of the way.

I have watched as the MSM, including FOX, has progressively pushed the most conservative candidates one by one off the podium, cut them out of the shot, and dumped them on the cutting room floor in a manufacturing of political 'nonpersons' which would have made Stalin ecstatic.

And, once again I have watched as we conservatives have been told to sit down and shut up and vote for so-and-so or it will be a vote for Hillary.

I'm mad as Hell.

I won't be calm, and I will not forget.

We have been ripped off.

31 posted on 02/07/2008 4:20:51 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: jdm

McCain can do nothing to earn my Trust. Nothing. And neither can NRO or any despicable sell out source that claims I should back this man.

Any source that tries to talk me into doing so I will repudiate, slam the phone down, stop hitting the website of, stop receiving mail from and anything I have to do to block them out. I will not be talked down, I want mccain’s defeat more then any Democrat’s. He’s cause more damage then any Democrat.


32 posted on 02/07/2008 4:22:17 PM PST by Soul Seeker (If Fox were part of the VRWC they wouldn’t be shilling for Rudy.)
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To: jdm; All

McCain/Soros - The Reason Republicans Lost

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero

“The Republicans lost because they were too conservative.” “No, not conservative enough.” “They lost because they disappointed the Religious Right.” “No, because they are too tied to the Religious Right.”

I’ll tell you why they lost: McCain/Soros.

Ever since the passage of McCain/Feingold, money has poured into organizations such as Move on.org demonizing Republicans, painting a portrait of them as the incarnation of evil. The ads have had as their goal one thing: leaving a sour taste in the mouth of the electorate over anything Republican, conservative or religious. It has worked. The soft Republican, like Chaffe, went down with the tough Republican, like Santorum.

These ads, paid for by George Soros, Peter Lewis and other multi-millionaire Leftists are the direct result of, and have been made possible by, the passage of McCain/ Feingold which opened the door to unlimited spending by left wing fat cats in behalf of liberal candidates and causes. Until its passage, contributions were, basically, limited to the political parties and candidates themselves, but with a cap. Until the passage of McCain/Feingold, a cap was placed on how much Soros could underwrite in his lust for power and influence.

Johnny McCain has made it possible for George Soros and other billionaire transnationalists to effect and determine the outcome of our elections and thus U.S. destiny, indeed world destiny. And that is exactly what the wealthy internationalists have always craved.

Certainly, McCain was aware that if the most liberal member of the Senate, Russ Feingold, was pushing a piece of legislation its purpose was not to help conservative causes but the far left ones that are Feingold’s life’s mission. Indeed, Feingold had a hard time finding a sponsor across the aisle willing to proffer the “bipartisan” aura he needed to gain passage for this liberal dream.

Feingold understood, as we now all do, the Achilles’ heel of Johnny McCain. To wit: I am the “cleaner” and wiser Republican. I stand out from the pack. “Take the dirty money out of politics” became McCain’s slogan. He did, and now we have the “clean” money of George Soros and Peter Lewis, so clean that it can be spread around, infinitely, for every left wing cause. It was noble, a Campaign Finance “Reform”, so befitting of Mr. Noble.

The President did not veto it. We didn’t fight it, assured that it would be overturned by the Courts as “limiting free speech.” But, it wasn’t overturned. Everyone passed the buck hoping that the next link in the process would stop it.
Democrats since Bill Clinton do one thing: they campaign everyday as if it is the day preceding an election. They demonize Republicans, our motives. The message they telegraph is not so much about our policy but our “sinister” goals. It is Halliburton, profiteering from war, mean-spiritedness, dogmatism over compassion. It is 24/7/365.

The purpose of the ads is not to illuminate their political positions. It is to destroy the Republican candidate and officeholder, the persona of the conservative.Through osmosis — after a five year daily barrage of ads on radio, TV and in newspapers — it appears to have worked.

Republicans, on the other hand, don’t begin serious campaigning until the month before the election and have never learned the Goebbels technique so familiar, and comfortable, to Democrats :demonize the person, demonize the group. Do so everyday, until respectable people find it offensive to be associated with, let alone vote for, such terrible people. The Moslems are doing it against Israel, against Jews, and they are indeed swaying Europe, prevailing.

The paid- for-by-Soros ads contributed mightily to the Republican defeat. Having won the House and Senate, Democrats can save some money by no longer having to pay for as many ads since they will use their committee positions to demonize and destroy conservatives through Democrat witch hunts under chairmen who have a Torquemada/Inquisition-like intent toward those they are “investigating”. Instead of paid ads, the mainstream media will for free, as news, nightly furnish Americans the audios and visuals from the congressional hearings — the images — that will make anyone associated with the Republican party look like a thief, greedy, a conspirator -— Al Capone.

Companies that contributed too much to Republican candidates will be hauled in and scrutinized under a series of bogus charges. The public will love it, for the 527/Democrats have spent the last few years laying the demonization groundwork regarding companies such as Exxon, Phillip Morris, Merck, Diebold, Halliburton, Walmart: big oil, big tobbaco, big pharma, giant retailers, etc. If “smart”, these companies will mend their ways and learn their lesson regarding who should be the major beneficiary of their contributions. After all, inquisitors simply want and always accept repentance.

So thank you Johnny for your tireless efforts in behalf of McCain/Soros, clean money and motives, and “reform”.You have helped bring your party down. Thanks for being the gang leader of the Gang of 14 which stood in the way of up-or-down confirmation of conservative justices. Hats off to you for redefining torture so that effective interrogation of jihadists is forever impossible. As a reward, you wish, now, to lead the party and become its Presidential nominee and standard bearer. I don’t think so.


33 posted on 02/07/2008 4:22:27 PM PST by anglian
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To: Tall_Texan

Scalia is 71, C Thomas is 59, Breyer is 69, Stevens is 87, ginsburg is 74 (and in bad health) Kennedy is 71, Breyer is 68.

Stevens, Ginsburg, Scalia, and Kennedy all could be up for replacement.

If we can replace just one of the liberals with a Conservative, the balance of the court would firmly tip in our favor.

Who do you suppose Hillary or Osama would appoint?


34 posted on 02/07/2008 4:22:47 PM PST by padre35 (Conservative in Exile/ Isaiah 3.3/Cry havoc and let slip the RINOS)
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To: ChessExpert

He could change my mind in a few minutes. He could break down crying while repudiating CFR for the unConstitutional trash it is and say “I’m sorry for authoring the most unAmerican piece of legislation in the nation’s history.”


35 posted on 02/07/2008 4:22:49 PM PST by TigersEye (MxCain is lying liberal trash. Don't believe it? See my profile page.)
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To: gracesdad
I’m disappointed that George Allen is now supporting McCain.

A free country, and a new litmus test...

36 posted on 02/07/2008 4:24:16 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: Williams

I’m sure he does have your support.

he just doesn’t have the support of conservatives.


37 posted on 02/07/2008 4:24:38 PM PST by Soul Seeker (If Fox were part of the VRWC they wouldn’t be shilling for Rudy.)
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To: TigersEye

I lied. Even if he did that I wouldn’t believe him.


38 posted on 02/07/2008 4:24:40 PM PST by TigersEye (MxCain is lying liberal trash. Don't believe it? See my profile page.)
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To: padre35

Forget it. I wouldn’t trust Ted Kennedy’s best buddy to give me anything other than a Ruth Bader Ginsberg.


39 posted on 02/07/2008 4:24:45 PM PST by dforest (Nothing left to say.)
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To: padre35

I know who they would support. And I know who mccain woud support. We’re screwed either way.


40 posted on 02/07/2008 4:26:12 PM PST by Soul Seeker (If Fox were part of the VRWC they wouldn’t be shilling for Rudy.)
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To: jan in Colorado

I am with you Jan. I am tired of the political manipulation.

I hope Ron Paul runs 3rd party. At least he believes in the Constitution which R’s and D’s seem to no longer have any respect for.


41 posted on 02/07/2008 4:27:41 PM PST by dforest (Nothing left to say.)
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To: Cindy
"I am NOT voting for McCain, " Cindy said calmly.

I am NOT voting for McCain" Nurdly repeated calmly.

42 posted on 02/07/2008 4:30:14 PM PST by NurdlyPeon
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To: gracesdad

macacacain.

LLS


43 posted on 02/07/2008 4:31:26 PM PST by LibLieSlayer ("There is no conservative alternative in the race. It's just that simple." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

My money is on Liberman.


44 posted on 02/07/2008 4:32:03 PM PST by Bailee
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To: padre35

The issue is whether McCain would name a conservative that would tip the balance of power. I don’t think he will do it. He didn’t like Alito even though he voted for him.

I don’t think we get a consevrative either way so why should we vote McCain just because he *might* name a conservative but probably won’t? That seems like a really weak reason to support so repulsive a nominee.


45 posted on 02/07/2008 4:32:27 PM PST by Tall_Texan (No Third Term For Bill Clinton!)
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To: jdm

I am calm...like I have said before, I am going to help John McCain have the biggest landslide DEFEAT in American history!


46 posted on 02/07/2008 4:32:46 PM PST by Cricket24 (ULTRA PATRIOT!!)
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To: jdm

I am calm. The voters have spoken and the nominating process is almost over. The corrupt Washington insider entities known as political parties will nominate a SITTING UNITED STATES SENATOR, all of whom treacherously supported AMNESTY for illegals. I have calmly decided, that I AIN’T voting for no sitting Senator.


47 posted on 02/07/2008 4:34:01 PM PST by Biblebelter (I will NEVER EVER vote for McCain or any other current Senator.)
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To: jdm
I just don't like his record -
It speaks for itself - we don't need to hear his interpretation.

And I don't believe a word he says now that he wants our votes.

But on top of that -

I CAN"T STAND THE SOUND OF HIS VOICE!

And his overuse of his homaged cliches drives me up a wall.

My friends, did you know he was a foot soldier in the Reagan Revolution?

That is a transcendent fact, my friends.

I refuse to listen to him make speeches as president for 4 years or 8 years.

That is just too much to ask.

48 posted on 02/07/2008 4:34:54 PM PST by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: Iron Munro
"homaged cliches"

= "home-made cliches"

49 posted on 02/07/2008 4:37:17 PM PST by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: jdm

50 posted on 02/07/2008 4:37:48 PM PST by mirkwood (Bring back Fred.)
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