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Graham steps from McCain’s shadow right into his shoes [giddy Democrats laud "the new McCain"]
The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2009-10-16 | Alexander Bolton

Posted on 10/16/2009 5:10:55 AM PDT by rabscuttle385

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a longtime friend and ally of Sen. John McCain, is now going a step further, Democrats say, and actually becoming the new McCain.

Senior members of the majority party say the South Carolina Republican has displaced his Arizona mentor as the dealmaker on two big agenda items of the Obama administration: climate change and immigration.

As McCain, on the heels of his presidential election defeat, has distanced himself from Democrats, Graham has moved in to fill the vacuum.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona; US: South Carolina
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I'm going to be sick.
1 posted on 10/16/2009 5:10:55 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: upchuck; SC Swamp Fox; AuntB; DoughtyOne; TigersEye; cripplecreek

Nasty.


2 posted on 10/16/2009 5:11:43 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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To: rabscuttle385

Does he have a daughter with big boobs? ;)


3 posted on 10/16/2009 5:13:13 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: rabscuttle385

Nothing new here... move along.

move along and PRIMARY this new moonbat.


4 posted on 10/16/2009 5:13:18 AM PDT by gwilhelm56 (I will DIE with Israel BY MY SIDE, rather than LIVE with the CHAINS of ISLAM on my Back!)
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To: rabscuttle385

The nation’s first homosexual vice president?
What a democrat bipartisan wet dream.
Imagine what Axelrod and Rahm have been whispering into Linsey’s ear.


5 posted on 10/16/2009 5:15:09 AM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: rabscuttle385
Graham steps from McCain’s shadow right into his shoes


6 posted on 10/16/2009 5:15:27 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: rabscuttle385
Attention Mikey!
GET THE HOOK and get these two RINO-CLOWNS OFF THE STAGE!
They may be a lot of things, but Republicans they are not.
7 posted on 10/16/2009 5:16:22 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: rabscuttle385

Please tell me that this asshat doesn’t have Presidential ambitions.


8 posted on 10/16/2009 5:22:05 AM PDT by kempster
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To: lulu16; lmarie373; Abundy; missanne; Victoria Delsoul; 50mm; stockpirate; Eaker; ducdriver; ...

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9 posted on 10/16/2009 5:23:21 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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To: kempster

Wanna bet? LOL. If not him, we all know that Crist has them.


10 posted on 10/16/2009 5:24:12 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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To: rabscuttle385

Tie a rope around his legs and drag his ass up I-95.


11 posted on 10/16/2009 5:26:24 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: rabscuttle385
Wanna bet? LOL. If not him, we all know that Crist has them.

With a Graham/Crist ticket, Don't Ask, Don't Tell could turn into Please Ask, Please Tell...

12 posted on 10/16/2009 5:27:25 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: rabscuttle385

If enough of us get involved in local Republican politics and get into the conventions we can change this silliness but it will take a real concentrated effort.


13 posted on 10/16/2009 5:28:26 AM PDT by kempster
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To: Dixie Yooper

if the GOP is dumb enough to do the unthinkable again; would everyone be in favor of supporting a third party candidate?


14 posted on 10/16/2009 5:29:31 AM PDT by Billg64 (It is my belief that this is our last opportunity to peacefully protect our republic.)
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To: rabscuttle385

"Graham steps from McCain’s shadow right into Smelly Liberal Cow Chips"


15 posted on 10/16/2009 5:30:16 AM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: rabscuttle385

16 posted on 10/16/2009 5:32:59 AM PDT by 50mm (AARP is a steaming pile)
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To: rabscuttle385

Time to launch a Retire Graham campaign.


17 posted on 10/16/2009 5:33:03 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( If you have kids, you have no right of privacy that the govt can't flick off your shoulder.)
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To: rabscuttle385

How pathetic is the GOP voter of South Carolina?

IS THIS THE BEST THEY GOT??!!


18 posted on 10/16/2009 5:33:10 AM PDT by Grunthor (Thank YOU George Bush, for giving us the GOP of today!)
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To: Perdogg

“Does he have a daughter with big boobs?”

That would require an act that Lizzy is incapable of.


19 posted on 10/16/2009 5:34:17 AM PDT by Grunthor (Thank YOU George Bush, for giving us the GOP of today!)
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To: rabscuttle385
Geeze...it's one thing to have a clown like this from Maoist state like Maine,but from South Carolina it's inexcusable.The voters of SC can easily place this pile of trash on the kerb and have the garbage truck take it away.
20 posted on 10/16/2009 5:35:02 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: SERKIT

“They may be a lot of things, but Republicans they are not.”

Oh they are Repub-likkins alight, they just aren’t conservatives.


21 posted on 10/16/2009 5:35:56 AM PDT by Grunthor (Thank YOU George Bush, for giving us the GOP of today!)
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To: Dixie Yooper

“With a Graham/Crist ticket, Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell could turn into....”

‘’’’me love you lon time soldja boy!


22 posted on 10/16/2009 5:37:07 AM PDT by Grunthor (Thank YOU George Bush, for giving us the GOP of today!)
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To: Billg64
if the GOP is dumb enough to do the unthinkable again; would everyone be in favor of supporting a third party candidate?

We might stand a better chance of taking over the Democratic Party...

23 posted on 10/16/2009 5:43:47 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Perdogg

Of course that fifty-five year old bachelor doesn’t have a daughter, or any other progeny for that matter.

After all, to produce offspring in the normal way first requires intercourse with a woman.

I am so @#%!! burned up that Little Lord Flimsey Tinkerbelle for whom I did not vote, is becoming the face of conservative gun-friendly Bible-believing South Carolina.

Learn more about our other senator, Jim DeMint. What a great contrast to Light Loafers Lindsey.


24 posted on 10/16/2009 5:45:55 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

If the “Graham as new McCain” meme sticks, then defeating McCain can be also a vote against Graham who is not up for election for a number of years. He might think twice if McCain loses.


25 posted on 10/16/2009 5:47:47 AM PDT by Anima Mundi (The trouble with trouble is it starts out as Utopia)
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To: rabscuttle385

If Graham wants to align himself with the “wrong” side, so be it. As events continue to unfold, we will proven right.


26 posted on 10/16/2009 5:50:32 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: rabscuttle385
Ok everybody, on the count of three repeat after me: "We have to vote for the ones who can win."
"We have to vote for the ones who can win."
"We have to vote for the ones who can win."
"We have to vote for the ones who can win."

So, the next time you get sick to your stomach at how the GOP is a part of the problem, just remember those ten magic words.
27 posted on 10/16/2009 5:51:28 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Grunthor
I was hoping against hope that by using examples like McCain, Graham (and throw in Snowe) it is not an indication of what the party has become. Mikey needs to welcome conservatives and conservative values back to the party with open arms - and start by a redux of a national/local contest plan like “Contract With America” - and DUMP the RINOs.
28 posted on 10/16/2009 5:51:38 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: kempster

That’s what I’ve been saying on and offline for months now. Sadly, far too many conservatives simply won’t do it. If they don’t start pulling their weight by next year’s primaries, we be stuck voting for the same old RINOs in next year’s general election. It’s do or die time now, people. Let’s get it done.


29 posted on 10/16/2009 5:52:03 AM PDT by DangerZone (RINOs rather lose with a liberal candidate than win with a conservative one.)
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To: Dixie Yooper

If they nominate an idiot like either of those two, we may as well try


30 posted on 10/16/2009 5:55:17 AM PDT by Billg64 (It is my belief that this is our last opportunity to peacefully protect our republic.)
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To: Grunthor
How pathetic is the GOP voter of South Carolina?

I think they're suffering from some mental disorder. They send one of the best to Congress: Jim Demint, and need I say more.

31 posted on 10/16/2009 5:55:30 AM PDT by Will88
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To: rabscuttle385
Don't worry, Lindsey will always be McCain's cabana boy.
32 posted on 10/16/2009 5:56:42 AM PDT by MBB1984
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To: Billg64

Why support a third party? Regain control over the GOP and support conservative candidates. We have six months until the 2010 primaries and two and a half years til the Republican presidential primaries. It’s time to get busy.


33 posted on 10/16/2009 5:57:11 AM PDT by DangerZone (RINOs rather lose with a liberal candidate than win with a conservative one.)
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To: DangerZone

I agree!
We are trying to do that in our area. It is an incredible uphill battle.


34 posted on 10/16/2009 6:01:33 AM PDT by Billg64 (It is my belief that this is our last opportunity to peacefully protect our republic.)
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To: Dixie Yooper

LOL! Friend of Dorothy.


35 posted on 10/16/2009 6:06:06 AM PDT by Frantzie (Do we want ACORN running America's health care?)
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To: 50mm

McShame wants to act like a conservative now because the election is coming. Peopl need to vote that POS out.


36 posted on 10/16/2009 6:07:21 AM PDT by Frantzie (Do we want ACORN running America's health care?)
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To: Billg64

Just curious, how much success have you had with getting conservatives actually involved in the party?


37 posted on 10/16/2009 6:09:17 AM PDT by DangerZone (RINOs rather lose with a liberal candidate than win with a conservative one.)
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To: holdonnow

Goober ping


38 posted on 10/16/2009 6:11:29 AM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Lance Corporal is in Iraq.)
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To: DangerZone

Some, the entrenched GOP in my state is not interested in winning elections or advancing conservatism. They are more interested in staying entrenched. The keys are the RTC’s and the regional committees.


39 posted on 10/16/2009 6:24:02 AM PDT by Billg64 (It is my belief that this is our last opportunity to peacefully protect our republic.)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

ping


40 posted on 10/16/2009 10:47:56 AM PDT by gubamyster
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

“Time to launch a Retire Graham campaign.”

The queer pile of crap has 5 years to go!!!!


41 posted on 10/16/2009 11:21:54 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: kempster

One thing you do not have to worry about is Lindsey as presidential mat’l.


42 posted on 10/16/2009 11:25:54 AM PDT by Mamzelle (Who is Kenneth Gladney? (Don't forget to bring your cameras))
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To: Will88
Lindsey Graham detests the voters of South Carolina. He was just recently at Furman University snippily calling the angry people at a townhall "white people"--and white people in South Carolina shouldn't expect representation from McCain's arrogant little prick.

He's got an enormous war chest from out-of-state lobbyists who want open borders and fuel taxes. His other big source of funds are trial lawyers. He's a thieving ambulance chaser, himself. He's everything the left could love.

He's untouchable for five years.

If you want to annoy Lindsey, do everything you can to knock McVain out of the primaries.

43 posted on 10/16/2009 11:32:14 AM PDT by Mamzelle (Who is Kenneth Gladney? (Don't forget to bring your cameras))
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To: Mamzelle
He's untouchable for five years.

I know, but I was really amazed that there was no serious challenger in 2008 after all his amnesty supporting and general RINO behavior. IIRC, the Sec. of State was expected to be a strong challenger, but ended up with some ethical problems and no good challenger ever emerged.

But a big war chest shouldn't keep a flaming RINO in office in SC. Something odd about that

44 posted on 10/16/2009 11:47:03 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Will88

Well, it’s not like the SCGOP was any kind of help. But a no-name, non-funded opponent got 30% of the primary vote. Think about that—someone unknown and broke got a third of the republicans who voted in the primaries.


45 posted on 10/16/2009 12:15:29 PM PDT by Mamzelle (Who is Kenneth Gladney? (Don't forget to bring your cameras))
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To: rabscuttle385

McLoser’s Senate term is up so he’s faking right. He has his mini-me ‘Rat, Lindshay, as his Liberal surrogate so he can claim he’s Conservative. McDemocrat must be defeated at all costs.


46 posted on 10/17/2009 7:37:31 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: VRWC For Truth
McLoser’s Senate term is up so he’s faking right. He has his mini-me ‘Rat, Lindshay, as his Liberal surrogate so he can claim he’s Conservative. McDemocrat must be defeated at all costs.

Ding, ding, ding. We have a winner!

If McCain is re-elected next November, we are truly screwed.

He will return to his liberal ways, and then we will have McCain+Graham+Democrats+Obama for a MINIMUM of two years. And believe me, the ol' bastard has a tendency to hold grudges.

47 posted on 10/17/2009 7:57:45 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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