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John McCain Hates Me (McCain hates conservatives)
Human Events ^ | 2008-02-01 | Michael Reagan

Posted on 03/07/2010 1:49:16 PM PST by rabscuttle385

Until last night, when I watched the Republican debate, I had no idea how much John McCain dislikes me and just about everybody else but Rudy Giuliani, who if you believe The New York Times is a pretty good hater himself.

As I watched McCain and Governor Romney go at it during the debate at the Reagan Library I was struck by the huge gap that separates McCain -- whose contempt for his fellow humans is patently obvious -- and my dad, Ronald Reagan, who had nothing but the deepest affection and respect for the American people.

The feeling is mutual between McCain and me. I don’t like the way he treats people. You get the impression that he thinks everybody is beneath him. He seems to be saying, “I was a war hero, and you had damn well better treat me as your superior.”

He has contempt for conservatives who he thinks can be duped into thinking he’s one of them, despite such blatantly anti-conservative actions as his support for amnesty for illegal immigrants, his opposition to the Bush tax cuts which got the economy rolling again, and his campaign finance bill which skewed the political process and attacked free speech.

I am appalled by his contempt for the intelligence of his listeners when he flat-out lies and expects them to believe what he says even when the truth is staring them in the face.

A prime example cited by columnist Robert Novak was McCain’s denial that he had privately suggested that Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito was too conservative, insisting that he recalled saying no such thing, adding that Alito was a "magnificent" choice.

“In fact,” wrote Novak, “multiple sources confirm that the senator made negative comments about Alito nine months ago.”

In last night’s debate, McCain stubbornly defended his charge, false on the face of it, that Romney wanted a deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq.

"I have never, ever supported a specific timetable" for withdrawing troops, Romney said, adding that McCain's accusation on the eve of Tuesday's primary "sort of falls into the dirty tricks that I think Ronald Reagan would have found reprehensible."

What Romney said last April, was merely that U.S. and Iraqi leaders "have to have a series of timetables and milestones that they speak about" in private, which in no way suggests he was in any sense talking about troop withdrawals.

Despite the evidence, McCain charged that "of course he said he wanted a timetable" for a withdrawal, even though he had never said any such thing. It was McCain daring to ask us if we wanted to believe our lying eyes or his demonstrably false allegation.

McCain must think conservatives are dumb enough to allow him to get away with claiming he’s one of them. This is from a man who opposed drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska and who twice voted against President Bush’s tax cuts and sponsored the campaign-finance reform legislation that Romney claimed "took a whack at the First Amendment."

In John McCain’s eyes, conservatives are the Viet Cong of this generation and he treats us as such. It’s either his way or no way.

I despise his habit of talking down to us, like a wise father to an idiot son. He’s just at a loss to understand why everybody doesn’t grovel at his feet and accept his every word as wisdom handed down from his lofty perch atop Mt. Olympus.

I can’t help it. I know in my heart he hates me, and every conservative. If he gets the nomination the only way he could win against Hillary or Barack Obama would be to be part of a McCain-Limbaugh ticket.

Mike Reagan, the elder son of the late President Ronald Reagan, is heard on 130 radio stations nationally as part of American Family Radio. Look for Mike's newest book "Twice Adopted" (Broadman & Holman Publishers) and "The City on a Hill," other info at www.Reagan.com.


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
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1 posted on 03/07/2010 1:49:17 PM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

I still wish he had shown Obama that face.


2 posted on 03/07/2010 1:50:50 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Favor Center; Arthur Wildfire! March; lmarie373; Abundy; missanne; Victoria Delsoul; 50mm; ...
Well, now we have a good explanation for the following post-2008 photograph.


3 posted on 03/07/2010 1:51:29 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

(McCain hates conservatives)

Water is wet.


4 posted on 03/07/2010 1:52:43 PM PST by Grunthor (Everyone hates the U.S. at least until they need liberated.)
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To: rabscuttle385

http://cdn-www.cracked.com/articleimages/wong/spikelee3.jpg


5 posted on 03/07/2010 1:52:52 PM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: rabscuttle385

Not only does he hate conservatives with a passion, but he has no such problems with marxists and socialists out to destroy this country. He continually defends them, and tries to prevent anyone else from telling the truth about them.


6 posted on 03/07/2010 1:53:15 PM PST by Defiant (To bring down a great nation, work to take away everything that has made it great.)
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To: rabscuttle385

7 posted on 03/07/2010 1:54:18 PM PST by Defiant (To bring down a great nation, work to take away everything that has made it great.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Dubya hugged the Bummer, too.


8 posted on 03/07/2010 1:55:14 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Dubya hugged the Bummer, too.

Bush was a RINO too.

9 posted on 03/07/2010 1:55:52 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: Defiant

John McCain Campaign Urges J.D. Hayworth to Disavow Endorsement from Aniti-Immigration Group
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2460701/posts

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ9wy2MI1NI&NR=1
McCain to ACORN: “What makes America special, is whats in this room tonight”.

McCain-Feingold and Free Speech (McCain’s attempt to silence pro-lifers)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2463780/posts


rabscuttle385 provides a link to each of these McCain quotes:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2463780/posts?page=3#3

“[Conservatives are] going to destroy the f*cking [Republican] party...
Why would I want to be the leader of a party of such a**holes?”
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, UNKNOWN

“I think the Democratic Party is a fine party, and I have
no problems with it, in their views and their philosophy.”
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 02 APR. 2004

“I have to tell you, [Obama] is a decent person, a person that you
do not have to be scared [of] as president of the United States.”
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 10 OCT. 2008

I would rather have a clean government
than one whose — quote — First Amendment rights
are being respected that has become corrupt.
If I had my choice, I’d rather have a clean government.
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 2006

“I believe climate change is real.”
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 2010-02-23

“I have great respect for Al Gore.”
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 2008-10-02

“The fence is the least effective but I’ll build
the G****mned fence if they want it!”
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, UNKNOWN


Got that and a lot more here:

Hayworth vs. McCain — Primary Headline Roundup http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2456305/posts?page=8


10 posted on 03/07/2010 1:58:08 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (ONLINE TAX REVOLT 150,000 AND GROWING. http://www.onlinetaxrevolt.com)
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To: rabscuttle385

There is no question that McCain needs to be put out to pasture. Go JD Hayworth.


11 posted on 03/07/2010 1:58:11 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: rabscuttle385

Senator Conrad said they already passed ObamaCare and they’re just waiting for the House so Obama can sign it into law.

http://www.weaselzippers.net/blog/2010/03/sen-kent-conrad-we-already-passed-obamacare-now-we-are-just-waiting-on-the-house-to-pass-senate-vers.html


12 posted on 03/07/2010 1:59:14 PM PST by GeronL (I Own Me (yep, boiled down to 6 letters))
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To: rabscuttle385

Juan McCain hates ANYONE who refuses to permanently press their lips to his rear end. (Which explains his love affair with Lindsey Grahamnesty!)


13 posted on 03/07/2010 1:59:42 PM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March; Defiant
BUMP

"[Conservatives are] going to destroy the f*cking [Republican] party...
Why would I want to be the leader of a party of such a**holes?"

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, UNKNOWN

"I think the Democratic Party is a fine party, and I have
no problems with it, in their views and their philosophy."

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 02 APR. 2004

"I have to tell you, [Obama] is a decent person, a person that you
do not have to be scared [of] as president of the United States."

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 10 OCT. 2008

"I would rather have a clean government
than one whose — quote — First Amendment rights
are being respected that has become corrupt.
If I had my choice, I’d rather have a clean government."

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 24 APR. 2006

"I believe climate change is real."
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 23 FEB. 2010

"I have great respect for Al Gore."
U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, 02 OCT. 2008

"In the long term, if you alienate the Hispanics, you’ll pay a heavy price.
By the way, I think the fence is least effective.
But I’ll build the g***amned fence if they want it."

U.S. SEN. JOHN MCCAIN, FEB. 2007

John McCain, you treasonous bastard, I challenge you or any of your traitorous cohorts...


14 posted on 03/07/2010 2:00:29 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

Michael Reagan must have forgotten his phone interview with McPain back in ‘00.


15 posted on 03/07/2010 2:01:17 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (I'm Ellie Light!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Romney: "I'm not running as the Republican view or a continuation of Republican values.
That's not what brings me to the race.

(Backstabber Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)


versus
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party
 over to the traitors in the battle just ended.
We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged
 to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support.
Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates
wouldn’t make any sense at all.""

--  President Ronald Reagan




Romney: I'm very clear I think, to the people across the Commonwealth
my "R" didn't stand so much for Republican as it does for reform.
"
(Flip-flop chameleon Mitt Romney Video, accessed 9/19/07)


versus
"A political party cannot be all things to all people.
It must represent certain fundamental beliefs
 which must not be compromised to political expediency
or simply to swell its numbers."

--  President Ronald Reagan


16 posted on 03/07/2010 2:01:30 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God." --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: rabscuttle385

What! You mean…what he did on the USS Forestall was not enough, being a dupe for Communism, and being a RINO, or McCain-Feingold, Illegal Alien Amnesty, having an ugly-idiot-skank for a daughter also willing to sell out America for profit…Arizona is a state of McShame!


17 posted on 03/07/2010 2:04:07 PM PST by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: rabscuttle385
John McCain is a full fledged member, along with a whole lot of elitists, of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Sixty percent or more of American voting adults have NO idea how they are manipulated, and NO idea of what human dignity (freedom) is.

The sheeple in FR terms.

18 posted on 03/07/2010 2:07:36 PM PST by jnsun (The Left: the need to manipulate others because of nothing productive to offer.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Can’t come up with too many conservative issues G.W. pushed when he was in charge.
All that damned compassionate conservatism B.S.


19 posted on 03/07/2010 2:12:48 PM PST by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs.)
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To: rabscuttle385

This is an OLD article from FEBRUARY 2008!


20 posted on 03/07/2010 2:13:51 PM PST by SmartInsight
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To: Oldpuppymax

And that kind of surprises me cause I swear Lindsey Graham is in to young boys not old farts.


21 posted on 03/07/2010 2:14:19 PM PST by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs.)
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To: rabscuttle385

There isn’t much doubt that the VC did things to McCain’s head. He should be retired and sedated!


22 posted on 03/07/2010 2:15:28 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (amilyCon)
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To: rabscuttle385

What is the point to posting this ‘article’? From 2001, most of it ‘feelings’..........

Where’s the article on ‘issues’?


23 posted on 03/07/2010 2:16:26 PM PST by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Me too; but he already knew he was going to lose for the cause which he supports.


24 posted on 03/07/2010 2:23:54 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: rabscuttle385
You posted an article by Michael Reagan from Feb 8, 2008. HERE IS AN ARTICLE WRITTEN BY MICHAEL REAGAN ON FEB 15, 2008: Ronald Reagan Would Back McCain by Michael Reagan, Feb 15, 2008

"Assuming that John McCain will be the Republican nominee, you can bet my father would be itching to get out on the campaign trail working to elect him even if he disagreed with him on a number of issues.

If John McCain is the nominee of the party, this Reagan will happily campaign with him. The alternative is unthinkable to anyone who loves this nation."

====

For the record, I don't like McCain. But you are MISREPRESNTING Michael Reagan's position. His point is that the primary was one thing, but once McCain became the nominee, he was supporting him, because "the alternative is unthinkable", as we are finding it out...

25 posted on 03/07/2010 2:24:16 PM PST by SmartInsight
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To: rabscuttle385

When McCain got to the senate he forgot his fellow prisoners and befriended that traitor Kerry.

This man is not admirable in any way at all.

He may have comported himself well during his captivity but upon is release he reverted back to his dirtbag ways.


26 posted on 03/07/2010 2:27:13 PM PST by Carley (Are you better off now than one year ago? HELL NO!!!!!)
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To: rabscuttle385
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27 posted on 03/07/2010 2:29:58 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin!)
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To: rabscuttle385
But J.S. McCain fits in well with the John Edwards types. iirc, McCain and Edwards proposed a patient rights bill or something like it but did not get it passed. Of course, McCain's name was first.
28 posted on 03/07/2010 2:38:40 PM PST by apocalypto
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To: SmartInsight

McCain is in a primary.


29 posted on 03/07/2010 2:39:04 PM PST by theanchoragedailyruse
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To: rabscuttle385

And yet Palin continues to support this flaming socialist.


30 posted on 03/07/2010 2:39:26 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: ntmxx

What did he do on the USS Forestall?


31 posted on 03/07/2010 2:51:23 PM PST by Former War Criminal (My senior Senator (who served in Vietnam) said so.)
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To: rabscuttle385

I am almost through his book. It’s easy to see why he was not elected president and why many people over the years have decided that he was not worthy of their support.


32 posted on 03/07/2010 2:56:48 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: Former War Criminal

Google the followin: Mccain forrestal fire


33 posted on 03/07/2010 2:59:46 PM PST by central_va ( http://www.15thvirginia.org/)
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To: ntmxx

One of my son’s served on the Forrestal back in the 70’s....Its nick name is the USS Zippo....The Saratoga was the The Sinking Sara....


34 posted on 03/07/2010 3:10:51 PM PST by goat granny
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To: central_va; ntmxx

What am I looking for?

Was McCain double-parked in front of a fire hydrant when the Zuni cooked off the F-4???

John McCain shares more culpability in the looks of his daughter than he does in the Forrestal fire. Both comments by ntmxx were gratuitous.

I aplolgize for the sarcasm, but it’s been a long day, and most of it was without benefit of Free Republic


35 posted on 03/07/2010 3:36:41 PM PST by Former War Criminal (My senior Senator (who served in Vietnam) said so.)
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To: rabscuttle385

The feeling is mutual McLame.


36 posted on 03/07/2010 3:51:54 PM PST by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown)
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To: rabscuttle385

“I can’t help it. I know in my heart he hates me, and every conservative.”

FACT.

I’m wondering if this was the same debate I’m thinking of. The candidates were told to stay seated to take and answer their questions. They did...except McCain, who charged to the front of the stage with his decrepit ‘my friends....’ propaganda, hogging the entire debate.

McCain is a bully with a better than thou attitude. And never for good reason.


37 posted on 03/07/2010 3:52:26 PM PST by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: rabscuttle385
Bush was a RINO too.

Quite true. But strange how the left portrayed him as an ultra conservative member of the Christian right.

38 posted on 03/07/2010 4:01:07 PM PST by luvbach1 (Worse than we could have imagined.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Nothing worse than old news, especially over a year old.


39 posted on 03/07/2010 5:09:03 PM PST by lolhelp
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To: rabscuttle385

Oh well, you are just 1yr and l month behind on your reading.


40 posted on 03/07/2010 5:10:33 PM PST by lolhelp
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To: rabscuttle385

make that 1 year and 2 months.


41 posted on 03/07/2010 5:11:51 PM PST by lolhelp
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain is a self promoter and not much more. He knew he was a striking contrast to youthful, tall & lean Obama. But selfish that he is, he lied his way into nomination.

At this point McCain is pretty much irrelevant. His better days are far behind him. I hope he loses the primary and goes away.


42 posted on 03/07/2010 5:25:18 PM PST by ajay_kumar (Need more Republicans of all stripes in congress to stop Obama's socialist agenda)
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To: rabscuttle385

Go JD!


43 posted on 03/07/2010 5:56:49 PM PST by Defiant (To bring down a great nation, work to take away everything that has made it great.)
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To: Former War Criminal

Ok, a little bit self-serving and abusive…there said it.

Now this is just like people to misdirect from the real issue (kinda like arguing JKF, was it one shooter or two, not wanting to follow the bouncing ball on the real back story or connections to all the players) …focusing more on having a 50% bad investment in a pop-culture and idiot daughter; some just want to overlook everything else.

Let’s address the real issues, to start with he is no hero PERIOD, a dupe for Communism, and a cross-the-isle RINO&Limousine Liberal, sponsoring and forcing America to submit to McCain-Feingold as an unconstitutional law that happen to make matters worse, or how about Illegal Alien Amnesty, plus has great respect for Al Gore, supports the Kenyan Clown as pretender in chief or his willingness to support anyone agreeable to sell out America; remember this is the a state of McShame!


44 posted on 03/07/2010 7:21:32 PM PST by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: ntmxx

“Let’s address the real issues, to start with he is no hero PERIOD, a dupe for Communism, and a cross-the-isle RINO&Limousine Liberal, sponsoring and forcing America to submit to McCain-Feingold as an unconstitutional law that happen to make matters worse, or how about Illegal Alien Amnesty, plus has great respect for Al Gore, supports the Kenyan Clown as pretender in chief or his willingness to support anyone agreeable to sell out America; remember this is the a state of McShame!”

Above average rant.........all true.


45 posted on 03/07/2010 7:33:46 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINOS)
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To: Joe Boucher

“compassionate conservatism”

A form of social liberalism favored by big business Republicans, misnamed in the effort to fool voters who otherwise would reject it wholesale. A largely successful effort thanks to the cooperation of Celebrity Conservatives, who put personal ambition ahead of anything resembling conservative principle.


46 posted on 03/07/2010 9:01:28 PM PST by Pelham
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To: rabscuttle385
This subject is topical, but it's very dated by now.

Why post it (again)?

I don't like McCain, mind you, but I don't see how this is timely.

47 posted on 03/07/2010 10:54:40 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


48 posted on 03/07/2010 10:57:54 PM PST by nutmeg (Rush Limbaugh & Sarah Palin agree: NO third parties! Take back the GOP)
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To: ntmxx; stephenjohnbanker

Thank you for your reply, ntmxx. I hope you are from Arizona and are going to vote in the primary AND the general election.

And, yes, stephenjohnbanker, that was an above average rant.

Good night.


49 posted on 03/07/2010 11:08:10 PM PST by Former War Criminal (My senior Senator (who served in Vietnam) said so.)
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To: Former War Criminal

McCain started the fire, and Daddy kept him from court marshall. His shipmates would have killed him had he not been reassigned.


50 posted on 03/08/2010 7:48:26 AM PST by genetic homophobe
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