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McCain to crowd: 'Don't be scared' of Obama presidency [**FLASHBACK 10/11/2008**]
CNN - Political Ticker ^ | 2008-10-11

Posted on 03/28/2009 8:01:29 AM PDT by rabscuttle385

LAKEVILLE, Minnesota (CNN) – John McCain heard boos at a town hall meeting Friday night after the Republican presidential nominee called for the crowd to be more respectful towards rival Barack Obama.

“We would like you to remain a true American hero,” an elderly military veteran told him. “We want you to fight.”

“I will fight, but we will be respectful,” McCain said. “I admire Senator Obama and his accomplishments and I will respect him.”

When the crowd began to boo, McCain told them “No, no. I want everyone to be respectful.”

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


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I want to be president of the United States, and I don't want Obama to be. But I have to tell you, I have to tell you, he is a decent person, and a person that you do not have to be scared as President of the United States.
— U.S. Sen. John McCain, RINO-Ariz., on now President Barack Obama, 10/11/2008
1 posted on 03/28/2009 8:01:29 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
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"I have great respect for Al Gore."
—John McCain, October 2, 2008

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2 posted on 03/28/2009 8:02:14 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385
“No, no. I want everyone to be respectful.”

Typical comment from 'Poison Lite.'

Keep being respectful to the African-African as he and the cabinet he selected while crawling through the DC sewer system continue to reap havoc on this nation!

3 posted on 03/28/2009 8:04:55 AM PDT by IbJensen ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money."Thatcher)
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To: rabscuttle385

Got the link to original thread? Like to see that again.


4 posted on 03/28/2009 8:04:57 AM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: rabscuttle385

But I have to tell you, I have to tell you, he is a decent person, and a person that you do not have to be scared as President of the United States.
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Oh, really?? Look at what he has DELIBERATELY DONE TO AMERICA in only a few months, Juan. He is FDR, Carter, and Marx rolled into one and there is no mystery about it.


5 posted on 03/28/2009 8:05:53 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: DirtyHarryY2K

This particular article wasn’t posted before, but I’ll see if I can dig through the old pings and find a related thread.


6 posted on 03/28/2009 8:05:54 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

Obama hates capitalism as the Marxist makes clear in this recent quote:

“…we need not choose between a chaotic and unforgiving capitalism and an oppressive government-run economy…”

He wants to use the fraud of “climate change” as just one of the mechanisms to destroy capitalism.
Obama wants to destroy the best health care system in the world in exchange for the idea that everyone has an insurance card.

WE SHOULD BE VERY AFRAID OF THIS MARXIST!!!


7 posted on 03/28/2009 8:07:32 AM PDT by G Larry (Obama's plan = "STEALING FROM THOSE WHO CREATE THE JOBS!")
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To: rabscuttle385

Juan McCain. Unfortunately quite representative of most of the republicans in DC. Spineless, brainless, clueless and happy to sell out his country for some favorable press.


8 posted on 03/28/2009 8:08:04 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: rabscuttle385

Yes it was. I remember my blood pressure spiked to danger level. I posted comment to that thread.


9 posted on 03/28/2009 8:08:57 AM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: EagleUSA
But I have to tell you, I have to tell you, he is a decent person, and a person that you do not have to be scared as President of the United States.

That's exactly what people were told when Castro was just taking over Cuba. I met a lot of people who knew Fidel during and immediately after the Cuban revolution, and they said this is what they told everyone before he turned into a bloodthirsty monster.

10 posted on 03/28/2009 8:09:37 AM PDT by gitmo (History books will read that Lincoln freed the slaves and Obama enslaved the free.)
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To: rabscuttle385

This is the moment when I knew it was over. In fact, when I saw the video of it on the news, I turned to my wife and said “That’s it. It’s over. He just gave away the election”.


11 posted on 03/28/2009 8:10:40 AM PDT by PalmettoMason ("an empty limousine pulled up in front of the White House, and Barack Obama got out")
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To: rabscuttle385

In the long run, I really think the GOP will be better off that McCain did not get elected, just as the election of Clinton helped the GOP (but then, we turned around and elected another Bush, who destroyed the party just as his old man did).


12 posted on 03/28/2009 8:11:53 AM PDT by Ikemeister
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To: PalmettoMason

“This is the moment when I knew it was over. In fact, when I saw the video of it on the news, I turned to my wife and said “That’s it. It’s over. He just gave away the election”.

Ditto. It was exactly the moment where he seemed to be gaining some momentum, and then he just goes and blows it all by making a comment like that. Makes me suspect it was all a set-up to begin with, and from Day 1 THE ONE was destined to be our Dear Leader.


13 posted on 03/28/2009 8:13:33 AM PDT by Pravious
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To: All

If McCain hadn’t been so concerned with his ‘war hero’ and ‘honorable man’ persona and attacked him re; Odinga, violation of the Logan Act, Wright, Ayers, Acorn, his lack of proof that he is qualified for POTUS, we wouldn’t have a Marxist/Muslim sitting in the White House and destroying American at break neck speed!
He didn’t have the stones to fight back- even when the sob gave him the finger on national TV!
.


14 posted on 03/28/2009 8:15:09 AM PDT by patriot08
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To: rabscuttle385
I told everyone, that would listen, that day we had lost..........McCain, in the end is still the consummate politician, that instead of fighting the fires on The USS Forestall, shook hands in sick bay, while wearing nomex.

He set the fire, accident or not doesn't matter, as the ship was almost lost he stood in sick bay shaking hands...watch it on discovery, an amazing look into the man.

15 posted on 03/28/2009 8:15:31 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: rabscuttle385
“I will fight, but we will be respectful,” McCain said. “I admire Senator Obama and his accomplishments and I will respect him.” When the crowd began to boo, McCain told them “No, no. I want everyone to be respectful.”

Why we lost in a nutshell.
16 posted on 03/28/2009 8:15:44 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (FOBO)
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To: rabscuttle385

I found it.
Article from WSJ
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2103403/posts


17 posted on 03/28/2009 8:16:37 AM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: Ikemeister
How very true!

To many of us, it never occurred that McCain could win or that he wanted to win.

18 posted on 03/28/2009 8:18:08 AM PDT by apocalypto
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To: rabscuttle385
he is a decent person

Decent people don't conspire to take our freedom away.

20 posted on 03/28/2009 8:25:53 AM PDT by cowboyway ("The beauty of the Second Amendment is you won't need it until they try to take it away"--Jefferson)
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To: rabscuttle385

In these trying times, we need to go to Senator McCain for wisdom, because surely in his 70+ years he has some, and if he’s not available, we can go to Meghan, for surely she has some wisdom passed down from her daddy. (that was sarcasm for the sarcastically impaired)


21 posted on 03/28/2009 8:26:53 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: rabscuttle385

After John Mccain made this ridiculous statement, I realized my donations money to the GOP had been pissed away.


22 posted on 03/28/2009 8:29:07 AM PDT by o2bfree
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To: Pravious

Yep, his comments p*ssed me off big time. I thought “Let me be the judge of that”! And, I too, believe it was a setup.


23 posted on 03/28/2009 8:30:29 AM PDT by DooDahhhh (AMEN)
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To: rabscuttle385
This event may have been the precise moment where McCain lost (tossed) the election.
24 posted on 03/28/2009 8:32:07 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Paranoia is just a heightened state of awareness.)
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To: rabscuttle385

It was very hard to tell if McLame was in the race for himself or for FUBO.


25 posted on 03/28/2009 8:33:07 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Zero parcus dies Nero Totus hail FUBO)
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To: patriot08
And McCain supported amnesty and a cap and trade system to address the manmade global warming hoax, which ran against the majority views of his own party. The GOP lost two good issues against Obama. There are consequences when you nominate the party maverick to be your standard bearer.

Look for McCain to support Obama in getting an amnesty, which will destroy this country with the stroke of a pen and a cap and trade system, which will wreck our economy. We need to get McCain defeated in 2010.

26 posted on 03/28/2009 8:34:00 AM PDT by kabar
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To: IbJensen

Does anybody give a smelly Obama about what KcKennedy says any more?


27 posted on 03/28/2009 8:34:12 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: rabscuttle385

With all due respect for the man’s past service to the country, McCain — and the Republican national “leadership” — are why this FLAMING MARXIST sits in the White House.

A stronger, more conservative GOP candidate at the top of the ticket could have beaten this USURPER handily.

About the only thing McCain did that made any sense was to pick Palin for VP but most thinking Pubbies saw that as a small bone to conservatives. And when the ravening wolves of the liberal media tried to tear her apart, McCain and his people did little or nothing, turning Sarah into a sacrificial lamb.

And now we have MIKE STEELE running the show, setting the stage for two terms for Obama.

MEMO TO GOP: CRANIAL-ANAL INVERSIONS CAN BE REVERSED! SEEK A CURE!!


29 posted on 03/28/2009 8:52:13 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Markos33
I have had this gut feeling inside that he was resentful of having to pick Palin, but insiders told him pick a game changer like Palin or he may as well throw in the hat. And after doing so was jealous of the attention she got.
His lame convention speech, was a dead giveaway. It followed her fantastic night, which smashed Obamas audience numbers
30 posted on 03/28/2009 8:59:02 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Party Like Its 1773)
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To: IbJensen

“I admire Senator Obama and his accomplishments and I will respect him.”

...that was Juan’s “end of the road” line. It was hard enough to swallow that McLame was the Rep nominee, much less to hear the guy put BO and “accomplishment” in the same sentence. He thinks we’re all idiots with our arms outstretched like mummies, waiting for his next order. Little runt.


31 posted on 03/28/2009 9:03:27 AM PDT by albie
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To: PalmettoMason
This is the moment when I knew it was over.

I had the exact same reaction.

32 posted on 03/28/2009 9:04:46 AM PDT by ponygirl (Scooby Doo Generation: Behind every supernatural mystery is a disgruntled former employee.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Look in the Mirror McCain!


33 posted on 03/28/2009 9:05:27 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The Obama Administration is a blueprint for Fabian Socialism.)
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To: EagleUSA

“He is FDR, Carter, and Marx rolled into one and there is no mystery about it”.

...true. BO has “accomplished” more toward the destruction of America and freedom than any of these 3 EVER could’ve imagined. He makes FDR and Carter look like conservatives.


34 posted on 03/28/2009 9:06:53 AM PDT by albie
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To: rabscuttle385

A decent person would put the questions of eligibility to bed by addressing them openly.

It’s hard to respect a person when you think he’s violated the constitution by usurping the highest office in the land, even if he did win a popular vote.


35 posted on 03/28/2009 9:08:45 AM PDT by DannyTN (Impeach and Deport)
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To: rabscuttle385

Can i be scared now? (s)


36 posted on 03/28/2009 9:10:56 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27 (When will the Obozo the clown show be cancelled?)
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To: ponygirl
“This is the moment when I knew it was over. “

And this was the moment I turned to my wife and said “We just won”.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wFt-BTi8jI

What the heck happened? McCain followed with a lame convention speech, the media were given marching orders to destroy Palin, and McCain went into neutral the rest of the election.

37 posted on 03/28/2009 9:11:31 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Party Like Its 1773)
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To: DannyTN

38 posted on 03/28/2009 9:11:55 AM PDT by Colonial Warrior (Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.)
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To: jonrick46

LOL!

You do know what a zombie is, don’t you?

Here, let Bob Hope explain it...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWpU8sX10_4


39 posted on 03/28/2009 9:14:35 AM PDT by NavyCanDo (Party Like Its 1773)
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To: kabar
"There are consequences when you nominate the party maverick to be your standard bearer."

If only we had nominated our candidate...

40 posted on 03/28/2009 9:14:42 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: rabscuttle385
Sorry, but I think posting old articles to keep the hate stirred up for this man shows strange and obsessive behavior. And so will the comments I'll no doubt receive for that opinion. But honestly, we get it already. For those who don't, they never will.
41 posted on 03/28/2009 9:15:23 AM PDT by Melinda
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To: TheOldLady

You can thank open and winner-take-all primaries for that. McCain became the presumptive nominee of the party with just 31% of the primary vote. And he was the only top tier candidate of either party who could not win his home state primary with 50% or more of the vote. The MSM and the GOP establishment [read RINOs] helped nominate the oldest man ever to get the first time nomination of his party and package him as “change” despite the fact that he had been in Washnington for more than 30 years.


42 posted on 03/28/2009 9:18:56 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Ikemeister
“In the long run, I think the GOP will be better off...”

Although I will not split hairs on that statement, I suggest that students of history re-read closely the waning days of the Weimer Republic in Germany, circa 1933; and examine closely the subtleties of Hitler's rise to power — and the incremental successes of National Socialism; endorsed and supported by an exhausted German populace.

In the period following the 1933 installation of Hitler as Chencellor, the internal dissent was essentially fragmented — but dealt with by the political leadership with increasing brutality and effectiveness.

And, please remember that the timespan between the advent of National Socialism in 1933 Germany to Chamberlain’s “Munich” capitulation was well short of two U.S. Presidential terms.

The rest is history — with the utter destruction of the Fatherland and the deaths of 10 million humans.

Not to worry. Nothing like that could ever happen to the United States of America.

Right !!! And, I just happen to have a bridge to sell you.

Rant over. /dk/coro

43 posted on 03/28/2009 9:19:28 AM PDT by dk/coro
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain said. “I admire Senator Obama and his accomplishments and I will respect him.”

Yep...he stated this just before he lost another Presidential Election .


44 posted on 03/28/2009 9:23:34 AM PDT by dbrew2u
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To: rabscuttle385
I had the impression that John was bone weary already. Not a criticism, but considering his past and age, it was an inevitable situation. He realized that a successful election campaign would literally doom him. Yes, doom him as they tried to doom a much younger and fitter President George W. Bush. Today, I warrant there could hardly be two more happier men inwardly. John seemed to gain a more youthful appearance - AFTER he lost. GWB has earned that, no doubt, observing the scene today.

John knows just what he was doing. IMHO

45 posted on 03/28/2009 9:29:22 AM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: NavyCanDo

After Palin’s speech at the convention, it—was—over!
And then came the orchestrated financial crisis and it was over again...over for McCain.

His actions when the crisis first hit, if he weren’t so pitiful, it would have been comical. I have to wonder what a wealthy 72 year old man could even want at that stage in his life, that would be worth selling his country out for.


46 posted on 03/28/2009 9:33:57 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Paranoia is just a heightened state of awareness.)
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain is a poster boy for term limits. He has lost it.


47 posted on 03/28/2009 9:34:07 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: kittymyrib
He has lost it.

He lost whatever he had in the Hanoi Hilton.

48 posted on 03/28/2009 9:41:28 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: EagleUSA
"But I have to tell you, I have to tell you, he is a decent person, and a person that you do not have to be scared as President of the United States. "

That particular sentence is the point at which Yosemite Sam lost the election.

How decent of him.

49 posted on 03/28/2009 9:43:50 AM PDT by OKSooner ("He's quite mad, you know." - Sean Connery to Honor Blackman in "Goldfinger".)
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To: rabscuttle385

John is senile!


50 posted on 03/28/2009 9:49:59 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT, NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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