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McCain Has Mole-Like Skin Removed
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Posted on 07/28/2008 11:15:07 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

McCain Has Mole-Like Skin Removed

July 28, 2008 2:06 PM

ABC News' Bret Hovell Reports: John McCain had a small piece of mole-like skin removed from his right temple this morning at a regularly scheduled dermatological checkup in Phoenix.

"It was just a precautionary measure," a campaign aide said when she told reporters about the procedure aboard McCain's plane.

McCain can be seen wearing a bandage on that spot.

The aide said that it was "nothing that looked in any way cancerous."

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.abcnews.com ...


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1 posted on 07/28/2008 11:15:07 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

As long as he doen’t start burrowing tunnels in my yard, I’m fine with it.


2 posted on 07/28/2008 11:16:12 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: Sub-Driver
The RATS will pounce on this.
3 posted on 07/28/2008 11:16:16 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Obama:"Ich bein ein beginner")
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To: WayneS

Sorry: “As long as ge DOESN’T...”


4 posted on 07/28/2008 11:16:47 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: Sub-Driver

5 posted on 07/28/2008 11:17:02 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Et si omnes ego non)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Do they eat moles?


6 posted on 07/28/2008 11:17:10 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: Sub-Driver

This should dominate today’s news cycle...


7 posted on 07/28/2008 11:17:23 AM PDT by americanophile
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To: Sub-Driver

and out came a democRAT?


8 posted on 07/28/2008 11:17:45 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (College kid: "Do you have a minute for Obama?" NVA: "Not now or ever.")
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To: Sub-Driver

McCain is always wearing a baseball cap..... To shield him from the sun.


9 posted on 07/28/2008 11:21:18 AM PDT by dennisw (That Muhammad was a charlatan. Islam is a hoax, an imperialistic ideology, disguised as religion.)
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To: WayneS

But ge may really need to burrow holes in your back yard...


10 posted on 07/28/2008 11:21:29 AM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I spent a third of a century professionally counseling folks who were quite a bit older than I.

Sorry about being too real... but once we pass 70, any unusual health issue is a big one.

Teddy, Novak and McCain will not be exceptions...I would lay odds against 80 in all three cases.

11 posted on 07/28/2008 11:27:02 AM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Say what?
12 posted on 07/28/2008 11:27:38 AM PDT by rightinthemiddle (The Mainstream Media Controls Our Party. Go, RINOS!)
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To: dennisw

It’s the sunburn you get when you’re six years old that does you in decades later. The one place where he did not have to worry about getting too much sun was the Hanoi Hilton.

But alas, everything I’ve read about malignant melanoma is that it just keeps coming back like dandelions until it gets you.


13 posted on 07/28/2008 11:28:16 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: Sub-Driver
McCain's 2000 melanoma was on his left temple.

If the pathology were to come back as melanoma, the GOP Convention might definitely be a lot more newsworthy.

14 posted on 07/28/2008 11:30:04 AM PDT by Plutarch
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To: Sub-Driver

15 posted on 07/28/2008 11:35:51 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (~ ~ FREE LAZAMATAZ! ~ ~ [Shipping and handling charges may apply.])
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To: Sub-Driver

bump


16 posted on 07/28/2008 11:38:51 AM PDT by neverdem (I'm praying for a Divine Intervention.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Let's hope this mole wasn't the last piece of real conservatism Mccain had left in his body
17 posted on 07/28/2008 11:39:03 AM PDT by therightisright
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To: sinanju

“Everything I’ve read about malignant melanoma is that it just keeps coming back like dandelions until it gets you.”

You are correct. My uncle had malignant melanomas on his face that were removed one at a time, numerous times but kept coming back. His poor face was not a pretty sight. He finally succumbed to the cancer, and he was younger than McCain is now. This does not bode well for McCain.


18 posted on 07/28/2008 11:41:37 AM PDT by Polyxene (For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel - Martin Luther)
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To: Sub-Driver

The other day someone was asking if McCain had a mole in his campaign. Now we know.


19 posted on 07/28/2008 11:41:44 AM PDT by dforest (I had almost forgotten that McCain is the nominee. Too bad I was reminded.)
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To: Sub-Driver
McCain Has Mole-Like Skin Removed

Too bad he can't have his RINO-like brain removed, and then operations done to replace the current brain with a CONSERVATIVE-Like one, AND, have a set of CONSERVATIVE BALLS attached to his current, Eunich-Like body.

Perhaps THEN, we'd have a better chance of not only WINNING, but forwarding a CONSERVATIVE, AMERICA/AMERICANS-FIRST agenda.

20 posted on 07/28/2008 11:43:25 AM PDT by DocH (hussein and juan - what kind of choice is THAT? God help us.)
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To: WayneS
Do they eat moles?

C'mon....use your imagination.How could the RATS use this info in a way that they think will hurt McLame?

21 posted on 07/28/2008 11:44:32 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Obama:"Ich bein ein beginner")
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To: Polyxene

My 88-year-old dad has had a number of them removed. The first one was in his 30’s. Everyone in our family remains on our own “skin watches.”

We always believed that if you get ‘em off soon enough, they shouldn’t kill ya’.


22 posted on 07/28/2008 11:45:01 AM PDT by bannie
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To: Sub-Driver
God bless Senator McCain. May this health issue be the minor issue it appears to be.
23 posted on 07/28/2008 11:47:12 AM PDT by Churchillspirit
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To: Gay State Conservative

Obama will schedule another long session at the gym after alerting the networks.


24 posted on 07/28/2008 11:52:51 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Sub-Driver
John McCain is a four-time survivor of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. In 2000 he had a spot on his left temple removed along with more than thirty lymph nodes on the left side of his face and neck. The procedure was successful, but left McCain with a large scar running the length of his face.

The aide was unable to describe to reporters whether any pathology studies had been conducted on the removed skin.

Like it or not. His cancer will be an issue. Barry and his RATS won't overtly use it, but surrogate talking heads will and there'll be one heck of a whispering campaign.

On the other hand, Barry isn't exactly healthy as a horse either. His trip to the Dr last night about his "sore hip" which he's had for "weeks" and X-Ray taken means two things.

  1. He has Trochanteric Bursitis of the Hip
    and......
  2. The X-Ray was taken to rule out, or confirm, Arthritis in his Hip Joint.
For a 46yo 'gym rat' (/s) like Barry both Bursitis and Arthritis are or would be expected. But McCain won't use any health issues against Obama, he'll sit there and take the cheap shots from the Rats about his cancer.

I'm not an MD, nor did I stay in a Holiday Inn last night. I have Bursitis in my left hip and Osteoarthritis in my left knee (knee replacement coming) so I know it when I see it. And given when Barry went to the Dr, he's in a world of hurt right now. Even sleeping is a problem if he rolls over onto that hip.

25 posted on 07/28/2008 11:57:08 AM PDT by Condor51 (I have guns in my nightstand because a Cop won't fit)
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To: DocH
Perhaps THEN, we'd have a better chance of not only WINNING, but forwarding a CONSERVATIVE, AMERICA/AMERICANS-FIRST agenda.

Now, Now

According to the McCainiacs talking about or pointing out the many deficiencies of John McCain is only going to get Obama elected.

Be a good little Republican (according to the McCainiacs) and keep your thoughts to yourself, throw your principles overboard, and accept what ever McCain has decided is the position that will give him the most votes.

Remember, this election is not about principle, and especially not conservative principle, it is all about winning at any cost while they move the party to the left and hopefully (according again to McCain and his cronies) forever.
26 posted on 07/28/2008 12:01:35 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (GOP: If you reward bad behavior all you get is more bad behavior.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Mole-like skin?

???

27 posted on 07/28/2008 12:02:56 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: bannie

Stay vigilant! God Bless your Dad!


28 posted on 07/28/2008 12:03:05 PM PDT by Polyxene (For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel - Martin Luther)
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To: SoConPubbie
Remember, this election is not about principle, and especially not conservative principle, it is all about winning at any cost while they move the party to the left and hopefully (according again to McCain and his cronies) forever.

That's one point of view. Another is that Obama is such a marxist and defeatist the principled thing to do is to keep him from being the CIC at all costs. If that includes supporting McCain so be it.

29 posted on 07/28/2008 12:04:17 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (Obama (Marxist), Manchuria)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I heard a rumor that Richard Gere had a mole removed...


30 posted on 07/28/2008 12:04:25 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Handing the keys to Congress has done wonders fot this country, hasn’t it?

We SHOWED them. < /s >


31 posted on 07/28/2008 12:05:25 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: weegee
Handing the keys to Congress has done wonders fot this country, hasn’t it?

We SHOWED them.


The only ones responsible for the handing the Keys to Congress were the GOP congressmen/congresswomen themselves with their big-government solutions, their pork, their refusal to take a small-government approach to almost everything. The scandals did not help either.

Trying to blame the voters who chose not to vote Republican (not me) is assinine.

Provide a better product if you want to get more voters, do not nominate more of the same like John McCain.

That is just illogical.


32 posted on 07/28/2008 12:11:46 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (GOP: If you reward bad behavior all you get is more bad behavior.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

It’s just that I thought rats preferred cheese to meat...

(note their attraction to B. Hussein).

;^)


33 posted on 07/28/2008 12:12:46 PM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: jwalsh07
That's one point of view.

You ignore this at your own peril, your parties peril, and your country's peril.
34 posted on 07/28/2008 12:12:47 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (GOP: If you reward bad behavior all you get is more bad behavior.)
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To: SoConPubbie

LOL. I don’t think so. First of all, I can take care of me and mine. Second of all, I have no party per se though I do vote republican almost exclusively. And thirdly the danger to this country right now comes from marxism. The liberals destroyed the urban family with the Great Society and now you want to give them a shot at the suburbanites and exurbanites while allowing jihadists to run wild again? I prefer McCain over that any time despite his shortcomings, but hey that’s just me.


35 posted on 07/28/2008 12:17:04 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (Obama (Marxist), Manchuria)
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To: bannie

My dad had a pre cancerous one removed several years ago and alwyas watches out for change in moles shape, size etc.


36 posted on 07/28/2008 12:17:22 PM PDT by snugs ((An English Cheney Chick - Big Time))
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To: SoConPubbie

We lost in 2006 because of “macaca”, “Foleygate” being blamed on a “culture of corruption” in the GOP, and a toe tapper.

That was what got the press in the runup to the election, not that Republicans has fallen off of pushing for conservative ideals.

Pelosi promised voters the most ethical congress in history.

How has that worked out?


37 posted on 07/28/2008 12:27:16 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: SoConPubbie

We lost in 2006 because of “macaca”, “Foleygate” being blamed on a “culture of corruption” in the GOP, and a toe tapper.

That was what got the press in the runup to the election, not that Republicans has fallen off of pushing for conservative ideals.

Pelosi promised voters the most ethical congress in history.

How has that worked out?


38 posted on 07/28/2008 12:27:20 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
I'll pounce on this development!

McCain has had multiple magligant melanoma's. There are probably others lying dormant.

I know way more about Melanoma that I ever thought possible.

39 posted on 07/28/2008 12:38:21 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: sinanju

Exactly!


40 posted on 07/28/2008 12:39:51 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: Plutarch
Melanoma doesn't always come back in the same place. My husband had one on his face. Gone for 10 years, then reappeared internally. The docs took forever before they found it. Too late by then and he passed away a year ago.
41 posted on 07/28/2008 12:42:23 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: SoConPubbie
Trying to blame the voters who chose not to vote Republican (not me) is assinine.

Of course it is the fault of the voters. They're the ones that put them in office. (Someone who doesn't vote isn't a voter.)

42 posted on 07/28/2008 12:49:46 PM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall cause you to vote against the Democrats.)
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To: WayneS

They obviously could have written that title better.

However, they are liberals, so they choose not to for comedic effect.


43 posted on 07/28/2008 1:04:20 PM PDT by ConservativeMind
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To: Sub-Driver

44 posted on 07/28/2008 1:14:15 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (I zot, therefore I am.)
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To: ConservativeMind

Liberal, Conservative, it makes no difference.

If THEY set us up with comedic material it is our (not so) solemn duty to use it!!!

It seems the libs DO provide more of it, though.

;^)


45 posted on 07/28/2008 1:21:31 PM PDT by WayneS (What the hell is wrong with these people?)
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To: Gay State Conservative
The RATS will pounce on this.

Apparently the headline writer is a 'Rat, because McCain Has Mole-Like Skin Removed has to be one of more atrocious leads I've ever seen.

IMHO, they've already pounced!

46 posted on 07/28/2008 2:01:55 PM PDT by IonImplantGuru (I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!)
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To: Condor51

He could have a lumbar derangement or piriformis muscle injury. I suspect you’re right. He’s got a trochanteric bursitis from the “washed up jock” syndrome.


47 posted on 07/28/2008 2:14:37 PM PDT by nikos1121 (The first black president of the US should be at least a "Jackie Robinson.")
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To: Sub-Driver

My reaction to this was “Oh, here we go!”

Gee, THANKS ABC news for the big report! I have something on my right temple that needs removing, too — doesn’t look like much but you never know, eh?

Better alert the media. Interesting that they are always atwitter when any president or candidate has some little thing or other removed — Better they should remove their own heads from their a.... Never mind.


48 posted on 07/28/2008 2:21:59 PM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: americanophile

These days, having a mole elicits more attention than a politician being caught with a mistress and a love child.


49 posted on 07/28/2008 4:07:40 PM PDT by Kleebo151
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To: americanophile
This should dominate today’s news cycle...

"While Senator Obama wrapped up his whirlwind tour of the geopolitical summits with world leaders in the Middle East and Europe, challenger McCain held a fundraiser in San Francisco -- which was interrupted by protesters -- and then headed off to have cancer removed from his forehead."

"That's all from your local Marxist Slimeball Media."

50 posted on 07/28/2008 5:09:43 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham ("The land of the Free...Because of the Brave")
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