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McCain lauds anti-Gadhafi force during Libya visit (McCain praises Obama for bypassing Congress)
AP ^ | 2011-04-22 | Sebastian Abbot

Posted on 04/22/2011 3:33:24 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

(AP) BENGHAZI, Libya - U.S. Sen. John McCain, one of the strongest proponents in Congress of the American military intervention in Libya, said Friday that Libyan rebels fighting Moammar Gadhafi’s troops are his heroes.

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When Obama acted with limited congressional consultation, McCain - who was the 2008 Republican presidential contender running against Obama - defended the president, saying he couldn’t wait for Congress to take even a few days to debate the use of force. If he had, "there would have been nothing left to save in Benghazi," the rebels’ de-facto capital.

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1 posted on 04/22/2011 3:33:29 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain said the rebels were his ‘heros.’

Can we survive?


2 posted on 04/22/2011 3:34:30 PM PDT by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: rabscuttle385

Well, I guess the only good thing about Obama winning is that McCain didn’t become POTUS.

2008 was the worst election EVER.


3 posted on 04/22/2011 3:35:13 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: rabscuttle385

I hope the peace sign flashing, pizza eating “rebels” continue to get their asses kicked. They can request the SEIU and AFL-CIO bring in some of their “brothers” for reinforcements. America could sure stand to lose some of those bastards.


4 posted on 04/22/2011 3:35:51 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("Game on!" - Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: rabscuttle385
Johnny McInsane needs to go home and sell beer for his wife.

Why the heck do these people not recognize when they are due to go home?

5 posted on 04/22/2011 3:37:03 PM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: rabscuttle385

PLEASE send McAmnesty to an old-folks home.

Here he is cheering for the future Muslim Brotherhood/Al Queda leaders of Libya. Our terrorist enemies of the day after tomorrow.

Idiot.


6 posted on 04/22/2011 3:39:45 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Retired Greyhound

McCain seems part of the same machine.


7 posted on 04/22/2011 3:42:42 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: rabscuttle385

"I just need someone to love me, BamBam."

8 posted on 04/22/2011 3:43:14 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: rabscuttle385

“Certainly a no fly zone,” Palin said. “I hate to say, jeez, more troops on the ground. You know send more of our brave young men and women over there in Libya. When yes, 41 years of Gadhafi. He’s got to go.”


9 posted on 04/22/2011 3:43:27 PM PDT by Huck (We must have universal healthcare. -- Donald Trump.)
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To: Retired Greyhound

Whose side was McCain on during the war in Viet Nam?... Our side? Are you sure?

Yeah, we was then, he had honor.....BUT NOT NOW!


10 posted on 04/22/2011 3:44:23 PM PDT by outhousepatrol
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To: Huck

PDS is a mental disorder. Get help.


11 posted on 04/22/2011 3:44:53 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

“Why the heck do these people not recognize when they are due to go home?”

I will try to be kind. He is 75 years old and he has a lot of plaque on his brain. He has dementia.


12 posted on 04/22/2011 3:45:19 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain, you’re an ugly old woman.....break a hip.


13 posted on 04/22/2011 3:46:07 PM PDT by Gator113 (GAME ON. I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Travis McGee

I want this moron to go away almost as badly as I want zero to go away.


14 posted on 04/22/2011 3:46:49 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: nhwingut

Mrs. Palin was one of the first politicos to call for US involvement in Libya. She and McCain fit together nicely.


15 posted on 04/22/2011 3:47:01 PM PDT by Huck (We must have universal healthcare. -- Donald Trump.)
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain and Obama are two peas in a pod.


16 posted on 04/22/2011 3:47:08 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Gator113

now that made me laugh


17 posted on 04/22/2011 3:47:27 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: rabscuttle385

He got my vote but I’m not sorry McCain failed in his bids to become president.


18 posted on 04/22/2011 6:20:12 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: forgotten man

Then his daughter “Megaton” McCaine needs to gently but firmly drag his tired old behind out of there.


19 posted on 04/23/2011 4:10:08 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: rabscuttle385
You go arm al Qaeda, John, and see what we might do to traitors.


20 posted on 04/23/2011 4:20:38 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: paulycy

The voters in Arizona will re-elect him to the Senate.After this term runs out.


21 posted on 04/23/2011 4:25:16 AM PDT by sport
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To: rabscuttle385
That quote came from a question McCain was asked about al-Qaeda being among the rebels.

As I posted a couple of times yesterday, Germany's Spiegel Online ran this story early yesterday.

They give more background on McCain's quote than I've seen in the links on FR.

McCain was talking to reporters outside the hotel when a reporter asked him point blank if he was concerned that al-Qaeda was known to be among the rebels. McCain's answer was "Why should it? They (the rebels) are my heroes".

Spiegel hasn't pulled that quote from their story.

I know Spiegel has reporters on the ground there because they have published some interesting reports from inside the rebel circle of operation.

I'm guessing the quote is accurate, so McCain doesn't care if we're helping al-Qaeda elements in Libya.

Since the 'rebels are my heroes' quote was linked to the question about al-Qaeda, I'm also wondering why I haven't seen that mentioned in US media reports. Maybe it has somewhere, so if someone has seen it let me know.

22 posted on 04/23/2011 4:49:36 AM PDT by longjack
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To: sport
The voters in Arizona will re-elect him to the Senate.After this term runs out.

Ugh.

23 posted on 04/23/2011 5:34:57 AM PDT by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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