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McCain pledges to work with Obama on tough issues
AP via Google News ^ | 2008-12-13

Posted on 12/14/2008 7:35:38 AM PST by rabscuttle385

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain says he's ready to work President-elect Barack Obama on economic and national security issues.

McCain, who lost the presidential election to Obama, says there will be some areas of disagreement. But he says the nation's problems are too big for political divisiveness. The Arizona senator says people want the government to unite and work together.

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In a television interview Sunday, McCain also declined to endorse his former running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, if she decides to run for president in 2012. In his own words, McCain said, "My corpse is still warm."

McCain is an ass.

1 posted on 12/14/2008 7:35:39 AM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

Breaking News: McCain helps Democrats, stabs Conservatives in the back!


2 posted on 12/14/2008 7:37:48 AM PST by Bryanw92
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To: MaggieCarta; indylindy; roamer_1; calcowgirl; djsherin; Sunnyflorida; SoConPubbie; Sybeck1; ...

The Juan McCain Truth File.

"I have great respect for Al Gore."
—John McCain, October 2, 2008

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3 posted on 12/14/2008 7:37:53 AM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385
McCain plans to continue to poke conservatives in the eye.
4 posted on 12/14/2008 7:38:10 AM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: rabscuttle385
McCain took the opportunity to tout even more law driven abusive reforms, including reforming the way markets work, Congress budgets, Defense Department plans, and so on.

Some old CR*P.

This is simply more fascism, which we know doesn't work and leads everyone to a bad end.

He's gotta' renounce that stuff; not peddle it.

5 posted on 12/14/2008 7:38:38 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: exit82; Liz; calcowgirl; Arizona Carolyn

Okay, seriously. McCain must be defeated in 2010...he’s a massive liability to the Republicans at this point.


6 posted on 12/14/2008 7:38:45 AM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

Anyone who thought they disliked McCain before, just wait.

The guy is contemptible.


7 posted on 12/14/2008 7:39:09 AM PST by Will88
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To: rabscuttle385
That might be correct, but: In his own words, McCain said, "My corpse is still warm."

This means he sees his endorsement as a drag for others.

8 posted on 12/14/2008 7:40:08 AM PST by SolidWood (Sarah Palin - Everything that is Sweetness and Light! WE STAND WITH HER!)
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To: rabscuttle385

I called this a month ago. McLame the RINO can not wait to be the Press buttboy again. Reaching out and selling us out.


9 posted on 12/14/2008 7:40:26 AM PST by screaminsunshine (.)
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To: rabscuttle385
And we are surprised.............no!
10 posted on 12/14/2008 7:40:59 AM PST by svcw (Great selection of Christmas gift baskets: http://baskettastic.com/)
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain is an ass.
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Understatement. She was the only thing STRONG AND GOOD about his campaign. HE ran a pathetic campaign, weak and slow, and he lost.

It is totally revealing of the symptoms of the trouble the Republican Party is in. It is a mess, and a big part is due to RINOS like McCain.


11 posted on 12/14/2008 7:41:08 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: rabscuttle385
McCain pledges to work with Obama on tough issues

Translation: If you can bump that Biden guy from the VP slot, I'm available, willing, wanting.
12 posted on 12/14/2008 7:41:38 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: rabscuttle385
Ah yes,the real John McCain,the the one that I loathe.Desperately tugging on Obama’s zipper in an attempt to appear to be relevant.
13 posted on 12/14/2008 7:41:44 AM PST by Farmer Dean (168 grains of instant conflict resolution)
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To: rabscuttle385
And of course this means amnesty. Now while thousands of Americans are losing jobs, they want to make the labor pool much bigger, so we fight for jobs with illegals. I'm sorry, but after a couple years of Obama, any potato picking job might be all we can get.....
14 posted on 12/14/2008 7:43:07 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Million Minuteman March (Spring 2009))
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To: rabscuttle385

Oh-ho-ho... McLame is on my list for sure now.
Take that warm corpse off the grill, he’s DONE.


15 posted on 12/14/2008 7:44:29 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (Dirty Dems at their best is always the worse.)
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To: rabscuttle385
There are no "tough" issues - there's just "tough" political consequences.

And if McCain takes those on, he helps the dems and hurts conservatives. What a jerk.

16 posted on 12/14/2008 7:44:49 AM PST by GOPJ (Perverse incentives birth nasty unintended consequences.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Failed presidential candidate John McCain, is exactly where he wants.

This seems to be what he ran for. This seems to have been his goal all along. It’s even clearer, with the abject weeniehood with which he’s interacting with Sarah Palin (who was the only reason his candidacy wasn’t among history’s worst electoral wipe-outs)

He’s now the deciding vote in his place, the Senate. He can move mountains and change the world, every time he votes against Republicans.

Bet he’s never been happier.


17 posted on 12/14/2008 7:44:57 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("Free Trade" = Fire Americans. Buy another company then fire more Americans.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Hay John! Why don’t you and Powell hold hands and walk off into the sunset and get the hell out of the Republican party. We will play the theme song.


18 posted on 12/14/2008 7:45:43 AM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: rabscuttle385
There are no "tough" issues - just "tough" political consequences.

McCain needs to grow up. Senior citizens who act like rebellious teenagers embarrass themselves..

19 posted on 12/14/2008 7:48:46 AM PST by GOPJ (There are no "tough" issues - just "tough" political consequences.)
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To: rabscuttle385
And we were feeling all warm and fuzzy when the Senate didn't go ‘Rat filibuster proof. McCain will fix that.
20 posted on 12/14/2008 7:51:18 AM PST by LiberConservative ("I would have looked forward to debating anybody." -Sarah Palin)
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To: rabscuttle385

Man, we knew about this, and this is what was given to us during the primaries. We just can’t let this happen again. We really do need to close the primaries so we get a proper candidate next time!


21 posted on 12/14/2008 7:54:46 AM PST by swatbuznik
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22 posted on 12/14/2008 7:55:49 AM PST by EternalVigilance
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To: Bryanw92

Is this new?


23 posted on 12/14/2008 7:56:30 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Mclame:

YOU SUCK!


24 posted on 12/14/2008 8:03:10 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: EagleUSA

We voted for Palin, our vote was not for the butthole McCain. McCain has made a career out of pissing on the shoes of the Repub Party and licking Dem boots. Too old a dog to learn new tricks, like maybe...Party loyalty.


25 posted on 12/14/2008 8:06:12 AM PST by OldArmy52 (Change a Socialist can believe in: Vote Obama. Your dog and dead Gramma did.)
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To: rabscuttle385

We had no dog the last election. A Marxist and a fellow traveler. The only difference between the two is that the dOpey-One will get us down “The Road to Serfdom” quicker.


26 posted on 12/14/2008 8:06:58 AM PST by depressed in 06 (Dope in chains, the Chicago way.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Mr. McCain, that sir is why your NOT the President Select.


27 posted on 12/14/2008 8:08:29 AM PST by M.K. Borders (Be Brave, Be Free. Burn the Card!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Senator McCain:

Please stop talking, and do something about Sarah’s church:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2148564/posts

Thanks!

Yes I voted for you.


28 posted on 12/14/2008 8:09:46 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("Free Trade" = Fire Americans. Buy another company then fire more Americans.)
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To: rabscuttle385

I wish he would go over to the D side. I am sick and tired of his insane comments and actions. To Hel& with him. The sooner he is off the list, the better.


29 posted on 12/14/2008 8:20:36 AM PST by Pit1
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To: rabscuttle385
Republican Sen. John McCain says he's ready to work President-elect Barack Obama on economic and national security issues.

Well, we are really in trouble now. McNut, please, just go away. Empty head Obama is void of anything sensible to restore or protect anything.

30 posted on 12/14/2008 8:24:49 AM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: rabscuttle385
he says the nation's problems are too big for political divisiveness.

As arson investigators sift through the ashes of the church Sarah Palin attends.

31 posted on 12/14/2008 8:30:50 AM PST by Mojave (http://barackobamajokes.googlepages.com/obama_funny)
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To: muawiyah

McCain is a loser, but what a hero.

Did you know he served in Viet-Nam? Is friends with a former member of a terrorist group...........John Kerry VVAW.


32 posted on 12/14/2008 8:35:33 AM PST by stockpirate (Rush, Sean, Laura, Mark, Ann, Malkin, Beck, - MIA re: COLB, Have lost ALL creds!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Sorry a$$ed piece of crap. I want to forget about him and those like him like Dick Lugar.

Next time Lugar is up for election, I just might have to vote for the democrat just to get the old POS to go away!

No one would know the difference.


33 posted on 12/14/2008 8:42:04 AM PST by dforest (Is there any good idea out there that Obama doesn't lay claim to anymore?)
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To: rabscuttle385
Seems like he would want to rest up a bit after campaigning for Obama the last year.
34 posted on 12/14/2008 8:44:50 AM PST by jarofants (Obama wants to bailout Kenya and other nations.)
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To: freekitty

I assumed the SARCASM tag would be unnecessary.

But I should have remembered what they taught me about assumptions in boot camp.


35 posted on 12/14/2008 9:19:57 AM PST by Bryanw92
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To: rabscuttle385

36 posted on 12/14/2008 9:25:22 AM PST by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Senator McCain:

Please stop talking, and do something about Sarah’s church.


Excellent idea.
37 posted on 12/14/2008 9:32:01 AM PST by Girlene
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To: rabscuttle385

He is a massive liability to the COUNTRY at this point!


38 posted on 12/14/2008 9:36:26 AM PST by MainFrame65 (The US Senate: World's greatest PREVARICATIVE body!.)
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To: rabscuttle385

So what will it take for conservatives to abandon the Republican Party?

How long before conservatives realize they are the red-headed step children of the party?

How long before conservatives realize the Republican Party only throws them a bone when they need some conservative votes?

Just how stupid are we?

At what point do we say “ENOUGH!”?


39 posted on 12/14/2008 9:49:45 AM PST by DivaDelMar (CRAm member-- (Conservative Republicans Against mcCain) Think you're entitled to my vote? CRAm It!!!)
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To: Bryanw92; rabscuttle385

Like I’ve said, McCain’s going to give the dems their filibuster-proof majority.


40 posted on 12/14/2008 9:55:04 AM PST by E. Cartman (Bush's real legacy: The third-worldization of The United States.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Shut up, stoopid. Why don’t you just take a nice, long vacation?


41 posted on 12/14/2008 9:56:02 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Bryanw92

Never saw this coming... /s

The gift that keeps on giving. Atta boy John... proving me right year after year after year.


42 posted on 12/14/2008 10:05:45 AM PST by DoughtyOne (I see that Kenya's favorite son has a new weekly Saturday morning radio show.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Yeah, yeah. McCain is a clown. He will be a thorn in the side of conservatism for years to come.


43 posted on 12/14/2008 10:11:56 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: EternalVigilance

I am seriously considering either the independent party or the constitution party, just so I won’t have to be in the same party as McCain and Powell. Maybe we can talk Sarah into changing parties to Independent and then all the conservatives can move to that party and let the dems and republicans merge into one big liberal love fest. We can take Jindal(spelling?)with us also.


44 posted on 12/14/2008 10:19:21 AM PST by calex59
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To: rabscuttle385

Had my support only to stop the “magic negro”. Now McLame has none of my support.


45 posted on 12/14/2008 10:56:57 AM PST by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: rabscuttle385
I'm with you.

McLoser just can't say anything nice about Sarah Palin, can he?

I feel like we will find out some day that not only was there massive voter fraud in this election, but that McCain threw it on purpose.

You (and I, to a lesser extent) took a lot of heat when we warned people about this loser. Well, he managed to exceed our somewhat low expectations and show himself to be an unworthy candidate time and time again.

At the convention, at the end of speech whe he said "Fight with me!" my first thought was--I already have been! Fighting YOU, numbnuts!

But alas, Sarah stole my political heart, so I voted for McQueeg to give her a shot at the White House. I hoped she could help us get a conservative voice at the table.

McLonney needs to just join the Dems and be done with it.

Imagine, we had an election with not one, but TWO Manchurian candidates!

Maverick, my sphincter!

46 posted on 12/14/2008 11:07:34 AM PST by exit82 (It's all Obama's fault. And Biden is still a moron. They are both above their paygrade.)
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To: exit82; Old Sarge
You (and I, to a lesser extent) took a lot of heat when we warned people about this loser.

The Republican Party was poisoned by statists like Bush and McCain. As a result, the Party has no credibility on matters of individual freedom, limited government, rule of law, and so forth; in fact, all the Party has shown itself to be is a "mini me" of the Democratic Party, which is thoroughly infested with Marxists.

I hoped she could help us get a conservative voice at the table.

Maybe, maybe not. But, consider that Univision interview and Palin's "McCainian" remarks: either she is actually not in favor of amnesty for illegals, and McCain's operatives sanitized her remarks, or she's stupid...or, she actually is for some semblance of amnesty. In any case, a McCain-Palin win only would have created the illusion that conservatives had "a voice at the table," so to speak; it also would have constituted an affirmation of all the crap that Bush and company have done since the 2000 election, and that would not have been a good sign.

As for Palin, I think she's a likeable character...but then again, so was Thompson. Unfortunately, she will be forever tied to McCain's throwing the election, so regardless of how conservative she was or ever will be, I don't know if she will be back as a serious contender for the race in 2012.

Of course, it's four years away, and a lot can happen. I could be wrong. It's a pity; with some terrific pro-Constitution, pro-rule of law, pro-limited government advisers, she may have ended up as a second Reagan...but we may never know for sure.

47 posted on 12/14/2008 12:03:10 PM PST by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

Reading stuff like this makes me almost glad McCain didn’t win.

Waving the white flag, dropping all weapons, and crawling to the enemy ready to kiss his boots. While trembling with happy anticipation.

Sickening.


48 posted on 12/14/2008 2:40:16 PM PST by little jeremiah (Leave illusion, come to the truth. Leave the darkness, come to the light.)
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To: rabscuttle385
As I review the career of John Mccain, in congress
I have come to realize he has been collaborating with the enemy (democrats).

Based on this track record,
I am beginning to believe that he collaborated with the enemy in Nam.


49 posted on 12/14/2008 2:48:37 PM PST by Uriel-2012 (Psalm 78:35 And they remembered that God was their ROCK, And the Most High God their Redeemer.)
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain is devoted to the one party Republicrat system. Conservatives need to dump the OP (formerly the GOP) and join a party reflecting their values. Only then can the two party system be restored.


50 posted on 12/14/2008 3:06:10 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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