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Obama, McCain call for cutting nuclear weapons
Boston Glob ^ | 6/3/09 | Foon Rhee

Posted on 06/03/2009 3:10:30 PM PDT by pissant

John McCain and Barack Obama -- presidential rivals last year -- agreed today on the need for progress to a world free of nuclear weapons.

McCain, the veteran Republican senator from Arizona, spoke on the Senate floor to mark the unveiling of a statue in the Capitol Rotunda of the late President Ronald Reagan, who also dreamed of a nuke-free world.

"This is a distant and difficult goal," McCain said. "And we must proceed toward it prudently and pragmatically, and with a focused concern for our security and the security of allies who depend on us. But the Cold War ended almost twenty years ago, and the time has come to take further measures to reduce dramatically the number of nuclear weapons in the world's arsenals. In so doing, the United States can – and indeed, must – show the kind of leadership the world expects from us, in the tradition of American presidents who worked to reduce the nuclear threat to mankind."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: agendaofsurrender; bho2009; bho44; bhonukes; larrysinclairslover; mcbama; mccain; mccaintruthfile; mcqueeg; nuclearweapons; nukes; obama; rino; senile; wmds
While Reagan "dreamed" of a nuke free world, he built up an arsenal to send our enemies back to the dinosaur age.
1 posted on 06/03/2009 3:10:30 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Meanwhile, Obama says Iran has a “right” to nukes.


2 posted on 06/03/2009 3:11:47 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: pissant
Obama began by releasing reams of sensitive nuclear information. Such a move could be seen by some as making such facilities obsolete, which would make their elimination all the easier.
3 posted on 06/03/2009 3:12:09 PM PDT by americanophile
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To: pissant

The more I hear McCain run his mouth, the more I realize how similar he is to Obama.

Did we not have a choice last year?


4 posted on 06/03/2009 3:12:24 PM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: Jewbacca

Don’t forget the UAE’s reactors, also.


5 posted on 06/03/2009 3:12:53 PM PDT by wac3rd (80 Carter/Obama 08)
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To: pissant; Nachum; justiceseeker93; Polarik; SkyPilot; flat; unkus; SouthTexas; freekitty; ...

How about we call for a McCain-free Republican Party. I’m so sick of this old hypocrite speaking like the base wants him around.

Hey, Arizona Freepers, can you please find a conservative to run against this RINO???


6 posted on 06/03/2009 3:13:25 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: pissant

A__hat Johnny rides again.

He was an unnecessary drag on Governor Palin’s ticket.

What a useful idiot.


7 posted on 06/03/2009 3:13:26 PM PDT by Yankee
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To: RatsDawg

Yeah. Vote for a foolish liberal or vote conservative. I chose the latter and voted for Duncan Hunter


8 posted on 06/03/2009 3:15:41 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Yankee
> What a useful USELESS idiot.

Fixed it.

9 posted on 06/03/2009 3:16:29 PM PDT by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: pissant
John Sidney McCain has his VCRs and TIVOs set to record NBC, CBS, and ABC news this evening; and his peeps will be buying extra "scrapbook" copies of the NYT and WaPo first thing in the morning.

Which is why he said what he said.

.

10 posted on 06/03/2009 3:17:05 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Jewbacca

Fools follow fools. England is on the verge of collaps. A “No Confidence Vote” is being called for and if that happens, Brown is out. The Tea Partys in the States should call for a “No Confidence Vote” of the President and those in Congress that support him. Even Democrats are getting upset with the President and the Middle East is turning against him.


11 posted on 06/03/2009 3:17:24 PM PDT by RC2
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To: pissant

There is only one way to rid the world of Nukes...that is to use them...not an agreeable method but sadly true. Who would be the last country to give up the nukes that gave it world dominating power??? Not gonna happen...ever.


12 posted on 06/03/2009 3:18:11 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Jewbacca
This jacka$$ of a president is skillfully orchestrating the destruction of this nation!!!

He MUST be impeached!

13 posted on 06/03/2009 3:18:33 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Smile you're on Janet's Candid Camera!)
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To: Westbrook

Useless to you and me. Useful to the left.


14 posted on 06/03/2009 3:23:55 PM PDT by Yankee
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Once again, I plead with someone to tell me just how in hell John McCain became the Republican nominee in 2008.

He was broke, defeated, and totally out of it. All of a sudden he was our nominee. HOW DID THAT HAPPEN??????

Can ANYBODY explain that to me ?


15 posted on 06/03/2009 3:27:17 PM PDT by Walrus (If at first you don't secede, try, try again.)
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To: pissant
There is a difference between McCain and Obama that should be noted. McCain may be suffering the early stages of Alheimerzer Disease but Obama is definitely suffering from the late stages of Muslimheimerzer Disease
16 posted on 06/03/2009 3:27:56 PM PDT by hflynn ( The One is really The Number Two)
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To: pissant

Haven’t you heard Johnnie? We need it for nuclear energy. (sarc)

Barry said it’s OK.


17 posted on 06/03/2009 3:33:53 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (Spay or Neuter your liberal today!)
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To: All
Come McCain, switch to the DemoCrapps... Stop pretending... That is where your friends are and where you belong.

I did not vote for this jackass... He never fooled me.

18 posted on 06/03/2009 3:39:41 PM PDT by ElPatriota (The SILENCE of the Catholic Church on the war-on-social-values is.. DEAFENING!!!)
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To: Walrus
Two words: Open Primary.

A dim tactic to neuter the GOP.

19 posted on 06/03/2009 4:03:22 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Smile you're on Janet's Candid Camera!)
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To: pissant

Does anybody really care anymore about what McCain “calls for?”


20 posted on 06/03/2009 4:09:32 PM PDT by AdaGray (uw)
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To: pissant

m0r0ns


21 posted on 06/03/2009 4:13:04 PM PDT by sten
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To: pissant

Wow, just like Christopher Reeve in “Superman IV - The Search for Peace”


22 posted on 06/03/2009 4:13:53 PM PDT by dfwgator (USM is Gator Bait! (Congrats to U-Dub!))
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To: pissant

John[if you can’t beat ‘em,join ‘em]McCain.


23 posted on 06/03/2009 4:57:57 PM PDT by Uncle Meat
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

Please connect the dots for me.


24 posted on 06/03/2009 5:02:11 PM PDT by Walrus (If at first you don't secede, try, try again.)
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To: Walrus

Open primary as opposed to closed primary.

In a closed Republican primary, for example, only registered party members can participate in the election.

The dim power brokers have changed election laws in some states to make it easier to change party affiliation right there at the polls during the primary election. This way they can sway the nomination process towards the weakest opposition candidate.

In my opinion, that’s how we got Grandpa McLaime.


25 posted on 06/03/2009 5:31:13 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Smile you're on Janet's Candid Camera!)
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26 posted on 06/03/2009 5:53:51 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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27 posted on 06/03/2009 5:56:10 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

The Turd twins. McTurd and 0turd. Separated at birth certificates.


28 posted on 06/03/2009 6:01:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: pissant

Reduce their numbers by using them!


29 posted on 06/03/2009 6:02:53 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: rabscuttle385

30 posted on 06/03/2009 6:32:51 PM PDT by Eaker (The Two Loudest Sounds in the World.....Bang When it should have been Click and the Reverse.)
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To: RatsDawg
"The more I hear McCain run his mouth, the more I realize how similar he is to Obama. Did we not have a choice last year?"

Nope, none at all.

31 posted on 06/03/2009 7:19:33 PM PDT by Bokababe (Save Christian Kosovo! http://www.savekosovo.org)
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To: Eaker

LOL!


32 posted on 06/03/2009 7:32:37 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Powell/Whorealdo 2012- The New GOP Dream Ticket)
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To: pissant

I think everyone on this forum knows you voted for Hunter. :)

He is a great man, that’s for sure.

Thanks for always keeping us informed about the latest Hunter news.


33 posted on 06/03/2009 9:17:46 PM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
...In my opinion, that’s how we got Grandpa McLaime.

Good synopsis.

34 posted on 06/03/2009 10:21:41 PM PDT by MaggieCarta (We're all Detroiters now.)
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To: sten

Muck FcCain!


35 posted on 06/04/2009 12:11:36 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: pissant

We all dream of a nuclear free world. Like children dream, we dream. Like children grow up and realize their dreams were unrealistic, we have to wise up and realize it’s unrealistic to think this world will ever be free from nuclear weapons.

You either make others a target, or you become one.

Nuclear proliferation is accelerating, and these two buffoons want us to cut our stockpile to the bone.

What they propose is national suicide.

We are going from the premier nation on the planet, to an endangered species in less than a generation.

That John McCain would feed into this, reveals to me what a consummate turncoat asshole he really is.


36 posted on 06/04/2009 12:15:02 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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