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Obama and McCain say they'll work together
AP via brietbart ^ | 11/17/08 | BETH FOUHY

Posted on 11/17/2008 10:16:44 AM PST by Jet Jaguar

President-elect Barack Obama says he and Republican Sen. John McCain plan to work together to "fix up the country."

The two former rivals met in Obama's transition office Monday in Chicago. Rahm Emanuel, Obama's incoming White House chief of staff, participated in the meeting, as did McCain's close friend, South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham.

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1 posted on 11/17/2008 10:16:45 AM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

Where’s the BARF ALERT!?


2 posted on 11/17/2008 10:17:38 AM PST by KoRn
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To: Jet Jaguar

This is news ?


3 posted on 11/17/2008 10:18:14 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Jet Jaguar

Translation: “Hi, Barack, I have no resolve, please run over me like a freight train.”

This is good for whom?

Neither of them know what to do.


4 posted on 11/17/2008 10:18:24 AM PST by RexBeach ("There is no such thing as a good tax." Winston Churchill)
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To: Jet Jaguar

How nice for them.


5 posted on 11/17/2008 10:19:18 AM PST by Maceman (If you're not getting a tax cut, you're getting a pay cut.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Whew! What a relief!

/sarc


6 posted on 11/17/2008 10:21:04 AM PST by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Why did we even have an election in the first place?..................


7 posted on 11/17/2008 10:21:18 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: Jet Jaguar

earth to McCain: the only “work together” the Obamanation wants is for you to push the Demagogue agenda with Republicans, and to attack and berate those who don’t fall into line.

Oh, I guess that’s what you’ve signed on for, huh?


8 posted on 11/17/2008 10:21:56 AM PST by Enchante (Thanks, Mediascum, you "elected" your candidate and now the country will pay....)
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To: Jet Jaguar
The two former rivals met in Obama's transition office Monday in Chicago. Rahm Emanuel, Obama's incoming White House chief of staff, participated in the meeting, as did McCain's butt-boy, South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham.
9 posted on 11/17/2008 10:22:06 AM PST by org.whodat (Conservatives don't vote for Bailouts! Republicans do!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Heeeeeeeeeeeeere comes amnesty.


10 posted on 11/17/2008 10:22:13 AM PST by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

This might sound unpopular but we need less partisan bickering and more solutions. There is nothing wrong with principled opposition and standing up for conservative values but being the minority party means the other side sets the agenda. Look for ways to work w/the new administration to solve problems, protect security, support troops etc. Stand in opposition to expanding spending, expose the BS and propose better ideas for the American public to choose from the next go around.


11 posted on 11/17/2008 10:23:04 AM PST by misterrob (Smooth talkers win at singles bars and in politics .. often with similar outcomes for the listener)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I’m starting to agree that we need a new conservative party. The Republican party is rotten from the inside out, and the plethora of RINOs are the termites.


12 posted on 11/17/2008 10:23:34 AM PST by mrsmel (That one is not my president.)
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To: org.whodat

your post generated an audible laugh


13 posted on 11/17/2008 10:23:41 AM PST by conservative_guyz
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To: Maceman; freekitty; Arrowhead1952; ladyvet; oswegodeee; TXRed; ncfool; justiceseeker93; ...

Love affair must have started months ago, IMO.


14 posted on 11/17/2008 10:24:03 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Jet Jaguar

When McCain lost to Bush in the 2000 primaries I recall he was quite bitter about it and for some time was prone to criticism of the Bush administration in a rather petulant manner. Yet with Obama, he’s already out there with the raching across the aisle stuff. Which party is it he really belongs in again?


15 posted on 11/17/2008 10:24:33 AM PST by pepsi_junkie (Often wrong, but never in doubt!)
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To: mrsmel

libertarians with some foreign policy common sense sprinkled with social conservatism lite would be great


16 posted on 11/17/2008 10:24:48 AM PST by conservative_guyz
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To: Jet Jaguar

Obama: “Jump!”

McCain: “How high?”


17 posted on 11/17/2008 10:24:58 AM PST by 353FMG (The sky is not falling, yet.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

They will both work towards amnesty for illegal immigrants, and this move, alone, will forever ruin this country! What are all law abiding people from within the entire U.S. supposed to seriously do next, besides calling and faxing politicians over and over again (Thank you, NumbersUSA and all others!) about this very damaging issue?


18 posted on 11/17/2008 10:24:58 AM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: Red Badger

It appears that the fight was thrown in the 6th or 7th round..


19 posted on 11/17/2008 10:26:36 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: pepsi_junkie

McCain has always fought against the republicans. When he won the nomination he realized that he’d have to start attacking his ‘friends’ on the other side of the aisle.

Soon after he determined that it was better to lose with honor than to fight and win the election by calling out the democrats.

Pathetic - really - but then again, not unexpected by our favorite self-centered sr senator from az.


20 posted on 11/17/2008 10:26:46 AM PST by conservative_guyz
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To: Jet Jaguar

This is 100% from Obama’s propaganda machine.


21 posted on 11/17/2008 10:27:33 AM PST by thesetruths
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To: sheik yerbouty

The “fix” was in. “McCain, take a dive when you hear the word bailout.”...............”


22 posted on 11/17/2008 10:30:53 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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23 posted on 11/17/2008 10:32:13 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Mccain should of never been the rep nominee to begin with..him and that leslie graham are both RINOS


24 posted on 11/17/2008 10:33:32 AM PST by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd,you get no further than the crowd")
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To: Jet Jaguar

I ended up voting for McCain even though I said I wouldn’t. This shows us that we really didn’t have anyone we could vote for.


25 posted on 11/17/2008 10:33:38 AM PST by demshateGod (the GOP is dead to me)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Two birds of a feather - watch out below!!!!!


26 posted on 11/17/2008 10:33:53 AM PST by Paperdoll (On the cutting edge.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

27 posted on 11/17/2008 10:34:42 AM PST by avacado
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To: misterrob

...and lose. The Dems tried this in 2002 and got hammered in the elections. When they changed their game to oppose everything Bush did, they started winning again.


28 posted on 11/17/2008 10:34:57 AM PST by ilgipper
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To: Enchante

“Obamanation wants is for you to push the Demagogue agenda with Republicans, and to attack and berate those who don’t fall into line.”

“Oh, I guess that’s what you’ve signed on for, huh?”

That’s what McCain has been doing for a long time anyway.


29 posted on 11/17/2008 10:35:29 AM PST by demshateGod (the GOP is dead to me)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
I have an optimistic take on the conversation. Let's hope McCain tells Obama that amnesty ought to be his first or second legislative push, then let the American people rise up in arms and FOREVER put the talk of amnesty behind us. (Were McCain Machiavellian enough, he'd suggest "comprehensive reform" just to derail Obama.)

After all, Americans know that the girly-boy Obama never made amnesty a priority, and with increasing unemployment in America, how could the American citizenry possibly endorse amnesty? Congressional phones would burn again.

Regards . . . Penny


30 posted on 11/17/2008 10:35:41 AM PST by Penny
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To: sam_paine

Are you trying to claim that Obama and McCain working together would actually be good for the country?

Dream on.


31 posted on 11/17/2008 10:36:28 AM PST by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: Red Badger

Hmmm, McCain and Obama, McCain and Kennedy, McCain and Feingold...

Reach out, reach out and touch someone.


32 posted on 11/17/2008 10:36:42 AM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: angelcindy

What amazes me is that South Carolina is probably in the top 5 reddest states and they can’t get a REAL conservative as a Senator? They just reelected that jerk again for six years.


33 posted on 11/17/2008 10:36:54 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: sam_paine

Very good point. They differed on policy but after hours they put the acrimony on the shelf. Neither side seems to be willing to do that any more and when they try they wind up wearing arrows in their backs shot from their own side.

I don’t think liberalism and core conservatism have changed all that much but the attitudes sure have.


34 posted on 11/17/2008 10:37:22 AM PST by misterrob (Smooth talkers win at singles bars and in politics .. often with similar outcomes for the listener)
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To: Altura Ct.

THE FOUR TOPS - Reach Out, I’ll Be There

Now if you feel that you can’t go on (can’t go on)
Because all of your hope is gone (all your hope is gone)
And your life is filled with much confusion (much confusion)
Until happiness is just an illusion (happiness is just an illusion)
And your world around is crumbling down, darlin
Reach out come on girl reach on out for me
Reach out reach out for me
I’ll be there with a love that will shelter you
I’ll be there with a love that will see you through

When you feel lost and about to give up (to give up)
Cause your life just ain’t good enough (just ain’t good enough)
And your feel the world has grown cold (has grown cold)
And your drifting out all on your own (drifting out on your own)
And you need a hand to hold, darlin
Reach out come on girl reach out for me
Reach out reach out for me
I’ll be there to love and comfort you
And I’ll be there to cherish and care for you

I’ll be there to always see you through
I’ll be there to love and comfort you
I can tell the way you hang your head (hang your head)
Your not in love now, now your afraid (you’re afraid)
And through the tears you look around (look around)
But there’s no piece of mind to be found (no piece of mind to be found)
I know what your thinking,
You’re alone now, no love of your own, but darling
Reach out come on girl reach out for me
Reach out reach out.......... just look over your shoulder
I’ll be there to give you all the love you need
And I’ll be there you can always depend on me
I’ll be there to always see you through
I’ll be there to love and comfort you


35 posted on 11/17/2008 10:37:57 AM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: misterrob
This might sound unpopular but we need less partisan bickering and more solutions.

It doesn't sound "unpopular," just wrong. McCain preached bipartisanship at all costs and got creamed. People vote for one side because they want to defeat the other, not because they want to work together.

Modern Democrats are not interested in bipartisanship. They're interested in Republican cover for bad legislation--see the bailouts.
36 posted on 11/17/2008 10:38:10 AM PST by Terpfen (Ain't over yet, folks. Those 2004 Senate gains are up for grabs in 2 years.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

>>This is news ?<<

Not surprising news... but it is the right thing for McCain to say.


37 posted on 11/17/2008 10:38:11 AM PST by gondramB (Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Now you know why Republicans have had a constant nauseated feeling ever since McCain first won the nomination...

God help us.


38 posted on 11/17/2008 10:39:14 AM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts.....)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Good for them (McPain & Barrack Hussein Obama).

Maybe he give him a hug.
In the mean time, what are we supposed to do with all these bumper stickers?

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39 posted on 11/17/2008 10:39:43 AM PST by vox_freedom (G K Chesterton: "If there were no God, there would be no atheists.")
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To: Jet Jaguar

McCain can perform a good service if he can persuade The One that rushing out of Iraq too early is a mistake.


40 posted on 11/17/2008 10:40:05 AM PST by AU72
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To: Jet Jaguar

You forgot the “barf alert” JJ! LOL!

Hope you are doing well!


41 posted on 11/17/2008 10:41:48 AM PST by LUV W (Now....on to 2012........Palin/Jindal)
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To: conservative_guyz
You might want to be sure that the libertarians you recruit for the new party have some border-security common sense, as well.
42 posted on 11/17/2008 10:43:36 AM PST by riverdawg
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To: vox_freedom
Tear the darn thing up and try one
of these instead!....

43 posted on 11/17/2008 10:44:04 AM PST by LUV W (Now....on to 2012........Palin/Jindal)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Maybe McQueeg is sucking up to get a place on Hussein’s cabinet.

Sick! Blech!


44 posted on 11/17/2008 10:45:06 AM PST by LUV W (Now....on to 2012........Palin/Jindal)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Is Mccain the Obama familys new dog that we keep hearing about?


45 posted on 11/17/2008 10:47:01 AM PST by linn37
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To: misterrob

And McCain will stand up for conservative values? Why start now?


46 posted on 11/17/2008 10:47:09 AM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: conservative_guyz
libertarians with some foreign policy common sense sprinkled with social conservatism lite would be great

Then they wouldn't be libertarians!

47 posted on 11/17/2008 10:47:11 AM PST by E=MC2
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To: Terpfen; misterrob
Are you trying to claim that Obama and McCain working together would actually be good for the country?

No. In fact, I'd say it's a mistake for us to let McCain and Dumber be the contact points to press our cause!

McCain and Grammy put together are not as talented political tacticians as Tip Oneill was. We need someone in there who can really work with/against Obama as needed. He -is- [gulp] the choice of the electorate, that's reality.

There does seem to be a lot of amnesia about what really went on during the halcyon days of conservatism.

Kennedy and Tip Oneill were no friends of conservatism either.

48 posted on 11/17/2008 10:47:32 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Sorry , but McCain and Obama were never rivals!!! McCain tried to protect Obama the entire election.
Only comfort was Sarah Palin!!!

GO SARAH GO SARAH!!!


49 posted on 11/17/2008 10:48:54 AM PST by pollywog (I will lift mine eyes to the hills from whence cometh my help. My help comes from the Lord...Ps 121)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I hate John McCain.


50 posted on 11/17/2008 10:49:23 AM PST by montag813 (www.FreepShop.com)
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