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McCain Says He Didnít Know Defense Bill He Approved Repealed Military Ban on Sodomy, Bestiality
CNS News ^ | 7 December 2011 | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 12/09/2011 5:09:15 AM PST by IbJensen

(CNSNews.com) - Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told CNSNews.com on Wednesday that he did not know that the 926-page Defense Department authorization bill that came through his committee and was approved by the Senate last week on a 93-to-7 vote included a provision that would repeal the military’s ban on sodomy and bestiality if the bill becomes law.

CNSNews.com asked McCain: “Senator, did you read the Defense authorization bill that was passed last week? Were you aware of the language that repealed the ban on sodomy and bestiality?”

“On what?” McCain replied.

CNSNews.com followed up: “The repeal of the ban on sodomy and bestiality in the military, were you at all aware of that?”

“I’ll have to ask my folks,” McCain said. “I—I will check on it and have, and he’ll get back to you.”

CNSNews.com then asked: “You don’t agree with that language?”

“I don’t, I don’t know what you’re—honestly. I read the bill. And I was there for many hours of deliberation and debate and amendments. And probably spent hundreds of, several hundred hours on it. But that particular provision I did not know. So we’ll have, we’ll get back to you. We’ll get back to you. Just call.”

As CNSNews.com previously reported, the bill that was first approved by the Armed Service Committee, where McCain is ranking member, and then on the Senate floor, where McCain voted for it, does in fact include a provision repealing the military’s ban on sodomy and bestiality.

Page 174 of the bill includes a provision headlined in capital letters: “REPEAL OF SODOMY ARTICLE.” Click here to see a PDF of the page.

The provision states: “Section 925 of such title (article 125 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice) is repealed.” Click here to see the language of the provision as posted on Uniform Code of Miltary Justice website.

Article 125 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which anyone can find by doing a Google search, says: “(a) Any person subject to this chapter who engages in unnatural carnal copulation with another person of the same or opposite sex or with an animal is guilty of sodomy. Penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the offense. (b) Any person found guilty of sodomy shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.”

After the interview with Sen. McCain, CNSnews.com followed up with his office, as the senator suggested, asking why McCain had not been aware of the provision that woud repeal the military's ban on sodomy and bestiality and, now that he was aware of the provision, whether he supported it. McCain's office did not immediately respond.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: liar; mccain; republicrat; rino
Video at link.

Did all the other Republicans who also voted yes on this bill, fail to read it as well? Lie, Lie, Lie.

Does anybody here think J.D. Hayworth would've voted for this bill? Shame on you, Arizona, for reelecting this f**ked up asshat to the Senate! However, what would one expect when the pathetic, clueless lesbian Incompetano was elected by Arizonans as their governor?

1 posted on 12/09/2011 5:09:20 AM PST by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

McCain Says He Didn’t Know Defense Bill He Approved Repealed Military Ban on Sodomy, Bestiality. Then Sen. McLame is not doing his job. It is way past his time to retire!


2 posted on 12/09/2011 5:13:43 AM PST by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: IbJensen

Read much, McCain-Idiot?!?! =.=


3 posted on 12/09/2011 5:14:42 AM PST by cranked
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To: cranked

Well, of course, they had to pass it in order to READ it and know what’s in it....per Nancy Pelosi’s precedent, natch.


4 posted on 12/09/2011 5:18:33 AM PST by RightOnline
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To: IbJensen

Ask the other 92 Senators please!!!


5 posted on 12/09/2011 5:18:46 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: IbJensen
I kept waiting to find the “surprise” in all of this.

There has been a DELIBERATE move throughout the decades to make bills longer and longer. When a 1200 page bill is birthed, there is NO WAY that any significant portion of either the House or Senate has any idea of what they are voting for.

As benevolent dictator of the United States, my first act would be to require that no bill may be longer than 10 pages in length.

6 posted on 12/09/2011 5:19:46 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: IbJensen
HEY YOU A_HOLES, TIME TO GO HOME!

Now we know why we need a part time Congress. Go home to your millions and your trophy wife McCain and let others who still give a sh!t govern.

7 posted on 12/09/2011 5:19:55 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: IbJensen

These senators and congressmen who vote to pass these bills without reading them need to be held accountable for their actions.Or in this case inactions.

They passed this Obama care health bill without reading it and look what it’s done.Its just about destroyed the U.S. economy.


8 posted on 12/09/2011 5:20:33 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: cranked

WE knew it!!! It was right here at Free Republic ... how come “WE” know it and McCain hasn’t got a staffer scanning FR every day for such things? Total incompetence.


9 posted on 12/09/2011 5:20:41 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag
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To: IbJensen

Why, that would make him stoopid...


10 posted on 12/09/2011 5:21:51 AM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: IbJensen

The question is: Who thought this needed to be a part of a 900+ page (!) military spending bill and WHY.


11 posted on 12/09/2011 5:21:57 AM PST by ElayneJ
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To: Colorado Cowgirl

Mabe he had to sign it in order to know what was in it like obamacare.

What the f are these elected morons doing, it would seem that it is just collecting money and scratching each others backs.


12 posted on 12/09/2011 5:22:46 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: IbJensen

"That John McCain is such a hunk."

13 posted on 12/09/2011 5:26:53 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: IbJensen

We ALL know where mccain is going. I just wish he would hurry...and not take any more of the country with him.


14 posted on 12/09/2011 5:27:23 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: IbJensen

¨We´ll have to pass the bill so that you can see what is in it.¨


15 posted on 12/09/2011 5:30:05 AM PST by onedoug (lf)
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To: puppypusher

Exactly, throw every one out. To all you clowns in DC (and State and local governments) - you are elected to be “legislators” which means you are expected to write and vote on laws. It is implied, expected, and a “condition of your employment” that you will read the very laws you are passing and inflicting on the rest of us! In fact, we’d kind of like it if you put a little thought into your vote, considered consequences and alternatives before voting. This is not a grade-school play where you can just ad-lib it and everyone goes “aw, isn’t that cute!”


16 posted on 12/09/2011 5:32:09 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: IbJensen

McCain states that he spent hundreds of hours reading that bill.

Let’s see, my math is terrible , so let’s round that off a bit and say 4 days is a hundred hours. He says he spent several hundred hrs. on it Lets say several is 4, that means McCain sepnt the equivalent of a motn just studying this bill.

Does anybody buy he could have spent the equivalent of a month of hours reading this bill?

Methinks the Senator doth tell an untruth.


17 posted on 12/09/2011 5:33:11 AM PST by Venturer
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To: IbJensen

I disagree.

I think they all knew what they were signing, and they all believed it was NECESSARY to do so to support Hussein’s repeal of DADT, because now “military gays” can’t be prosecuted for sodomy.

The bestiality part had to be repealed to repeal the sodomy.

I’ll bet Ace even discussed it with his daughter beforehand.


18 posted on 12/09/2011 5:36:35 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: IbJensen

They much read the bill before they vote on it.


19 posted on 12/09/2011 5:39:03 AM PST by Walmartian (An update is available for this tagline. Click here to download.)
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To: normy
we need a part time Congress

working part time we give them the time to read the bills they they propose.

20 posted on 12/09/2011 5:40:51 AM PST by ncpatriot
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To: IbJensen

Liar.


21 posted on 12/09/2011 5:41:04 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: ThunderSleeps

We have far too many laws to begin with. Our “supposed” representatives need to start to dismantle many of our laws.

I also like the idea of bills being no more than 10 pages.


22 posted on 12/09/2011 5:41:46 AM PST by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: IbJensen

our elected officials are paid to READ and only THEN vote.

To have voted,having admitted to not reading, should presumtively negate his vote


23 posted on 12/09/2011 5:42:17 AM PST by mo
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To: ncpatriot

very good point. I mean a 1200 page bill takes time to peruse doesn’t it? Oh wait, I forgot, they just have to pass it to know what is in it.


24 posted on 12/09/2011 5:51:19 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: IbJensen

You can't expect me to READ the damned things.

You're lucky to have me.

25 posted on 12/09/2011 5:53:05 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Holding our flawed politicians to higher standards than the enemy’s politicians guarantees they win)
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To: IbJensen
“I’ll have to ask my folks,” McCain said.

Then you are an incompetent, being serviced knaves and fools!

26 posted on 12/09/2011 5:54:19 AM PST by LRS ("This is silly! It can't be! It can't be!!" "Oh yes it is! I said you wouldn't know the joint.")
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To: IbJensen
“I don’t, I don’t know what you’re—honestly. I read the bill.

Bullsh!t ... if you had, Johnny, it would have been covered with drool.

27 posted on 12/09/2011 6:04:48 AM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: I cannot think of a name

“As benevolent dictator of the United States, my first act would be to require that no bill may be longer than 10 pages in length. “

I don’t want a dictator of any stripe, but I do agree with a bill being no longer than 10 pages.


28 posted on 12/09/2011 6:05:09 AM PST by kitkat (Obama, rope and chains)
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To: central_va

i see a rather wooly resemblance to Cindy!


29 posted on 12/09/2011 6:12:49 AM PST by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: treetopsandroofs

We should take the first opportunity to ask her ~


30 posted on 12/09/2011 6:17:56 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: IbJensen
“On what?” McCain replied.

"I freed the Who?", Lincoln replied.....

31 posted on 12/09/2011 6:28:31 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: IbJensen

McLame needs to hang it up.


32 posted on 12/09/2011 6:29:49 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: freekitty

America’s problem stems from having too damned many liars in Washington from the White Hut (presently occupied by a phony American, but a real communist) to the Congress.

Since they’ve made toilet paper of our Constitution and continue to allow social experiments in our military, ruin our economy and embrace the evil Fed, it’s long past time to physically throw them all out!

Close down DC and turn it into a theme park, move the nation’s streamlined capitol to Omaha and defend this nation against the invasion and political correctness that has ruined our lives.

Hillary says hit the reset button, I say hit the reject button and kick their arses out now!


33 posted on 12/09/2011 6:39:48 AM PST by IbJensen (Ron Paul For President!)
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To: IbJensen
With John McCain and 92 other RINO and Demonrat senators voting their approval of legalizing sodomy and bestiality in the millitary, several new words have now been established and defined for use by the American people.

SENATORNICATE. tr. v. sen a tor' ni cate Definition: To promote, encourage, and engage in sexual relations in one or more depraved ways with one or more animals, or mutually with other senatornicators, either in public or private. senatornicates, senatornicating, senatornicated

SENATORNICATION. n. sen a tor' ni ca' shun Definition: The act of senatornicating.

SENATORICATOR. n. sen a tor' ni ca tor Definition: A United States Senator or a person who acts like one.

SENATORNICATIVE. adj. sen a tor' ni ca' tive Definition: Of or relating to senatornication or the activities of a senatoricator or what goes on in the United States Senate.

The various and perverse kinds of senatornication can be described by using a United States Senator's name as an adverb or adjective, e.g., "McCainly senatornicating"; "Franken senatornicator", etc.

34 posted on 12/09/2011 6:47:20 AM PST by Carl Vehse
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To: IbJensen

Juan `screws the pooch’ every day, in every way.


35 posted on 12/09/2011 6:48:00 AM PST by tumblindice (I really like being a cranky old guy)
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To: IbJensen

Forget about the vote. What matters is the result. Are our armed forces about to be overridden by nasty animal lovers?

Are we now to hear from anguished third world herdmen about the savaging of their pet animals by our downy-cheeked warriors?

Will Unauthorized sheep be stowed away on nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers?

Has the time of fire and brimstone that the prophets warned about come to pass?

Oh Woe! Oh, the humanity!


36 posted on 12/09/2011 6:48:12 AM PST by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: ElayneJ; IbJensen
The question is: Who thought this needed to be a part of a 900+ page (!) military spending bill and WHY.

Some Dhimmicrat, obviously. Just slipped it in there quietly so that no one would notice. What I'd like to know is why people on our side can't do the same - like for instance repealing Title 18, Section 922(o)? Why is it always the Dhimmicrats that slip stuff in to bills?

37 posted on 12/09/2011 6:54:35 AM PST by Ancesthntr (Bibi to Odumbo: Its not going to happen.)
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To: kitkat
“I don’t want a dictator of any stripe,”

I don either.

But I am beginning to lose faith in fixing it democratically. Seems like there is too large a percentage of sheeple in the voting block. They continue to send people to Washington that perpetuate, rather than fix, the problems. There also seems to be a sickness in Washington such that even when you send a good guy, in a short time he is as much of a government loving bureaucrat as the rest of them.

38 posted on 12/09/2011 6:57:30 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: IbJensen

If so, this is an admission of incompetence.


39 posted on 12/09/2011 6:59:24 AM PST by Savage Beast (The Left/Democrat Party = Decadence)
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To: IbJensen

They have to repeal the ban on bestiality in order to make way for the eventual legalization of human-beast marriage.

Libertine times are coming!!!


40 posted on 12/09/2011 8:19:10 AM PST by barracuda1412
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To: I cannot think of a name

And double spaced.


41 posted on 12/09/2011 10:01:21 AM PST by goldi (')
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To: IbJensen

I don’t, I don’t know what you’re—honestly. I read the bill. And I was there for many hours of deliberation and debate and amendments. And probably spent hundreds of, several hundred hours on it.


700 hours at 40 hour is 17 weeks. He did not do a damn think except sign it, he relied on staff and this tells you what his staff is all about.


42 posted on 12/09/2011 10:20:39 AM PST by PeterPrinciple ( getting closer to the truth.................)
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To: barracuda1412

All part of senatornication... human-bovine/equine/porcine/ovine/caprine/canine/feline marriages, with the non-human ‘spouse’ getting 1/2 vote.


43 posted on 12/09/2011 11:49:42 AM PST by Carl Vehse
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