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McCain’s Troubling Outreach to the Muslim Brotherhood
bigpeace.com ^ | Feb 22nd 2012 | Frank Gaffney

Posted on 02/22/2012 10:57:56 AM PST by servo1969

Republican John McCain has been traveling the Mideast with a bipartisan delegation of his Senate colleagues. He seems to think the region’s ascendant Islamists of the Muslim Brotherhood are people America can do business with.

Call it pragmatism. Perhaps it is simply a cynical bid to secure the release of sixteen U.S. hostages, some of whom work in Egypt for the International Republican Institute, a non-governmental organization Sen. McCain has long chaired.

Whatever his rationale, John McCain’s warming to the Brotherhood is strategically catastrophic. It fails to recognize that group’s determination to destroy infidel nations like ours. It signals bipartisan support for giving the Brothers billions in foreign aid, and maybe arms. And it offers political cover to one of President Obama’s most insidious and destructive policies. This must not stand.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: brotherhood; egyptmb; mccain; muslim; muslimbrotherhood; outreach; progressive; soros
Imbecile.

My conclusion about why John McCain does the things he does-

He thinks every idea he has must be a good one. Why? Because he thought of it. Ergo it must be right. Everyone who disagrees with him is just a hater. He's John McCain, dammit! Don't you know what he went through?! Who the hell are you to tell him he's wrong?!

At least, that's the conclusion I've come to. And I voted for this horse's arse in 2008 because I had to.

1 posted on 02/22/2012 10:58:01 AM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969

John McCain is insane. I really think Arizona should be punished for continuing to reelect this person.


2 posted on 02/22/2012 11:01:59 AM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: servo1969

This is the consequence of allowing politicians to stay in office for decades.


3 posted on 02/22/2012 11:02:27 AM PST by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: servo1969

Everything McCain does is troubling. I think it starts with his BREATHING!!!

McCain is like the crocodile in Peter Pan. He always shows up at the WRONG time.


4 posted on 02/22/2012 11:03:39 AM PST by ZULU (LIBERATE HAGIA SOPHIA!!!!!)
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5 posted on 02/22/2012 11:05:45 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: servo1969

McCain just signaling to ‘Rats not to worry about any potential GOP Senate takeover. He is willing and able, if needed for the traveling-cause, to switch sides. SO, cheer up Harry...


6 posted on 02/22/2012 11:06:28 AM PST by C210N
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To: ZULU

All he wants is for the US to be the world’s police and he is for meddling in every other country’s affairs no matter how unconstitutional. He’s one of the few examples I can understand when the Paulbots bitch and moan about neocons ruining America. McCain is a horrible politician. In some ways he is worse than Obama. If McCain were president there would probably be troops in Syria now. At least Obama has stayed out of this stupid conflict up until now.


7 posted on 02/22/2012 11:07:03 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: servo1969

“In declining states the leadership intuitively choses the most harmful course of action.”-A Great Historian 1888


8 posted on 02/22/2012 11:08:22 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: servo1969
AZ made a mistake reelecting him. We are all paying the price (NDAA). He ran campaign ads walking the Mexican border. Claimed He would help secure it.

Instead he sees himself as a global politician. The Muslim countries take the priority. If you disagree, he resorts to name calling. Hobbits, isolationists...

9 posted on 02/22/2012 11:09:37 AM PST by opentalk
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To: servo1969

He’s just following his Blood Brother Sen Kerry’s conduct. </sarc


10 posted on 02/22/2012 11:09:49 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: servo1969
He seems to think the region’s ascendant Islamists of the Muslim Brotherhood are people America can do business with. Call it pragmatism.

Nah, it's just Aid and Comfort to the Enemy, from the Manchurian Candidate.

11 posted on 02/22/2012 11:13:43 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: servo1969

Maybe Juan can convince Da Brotherhood to release their American hostages in Egypt before he promises them anything?


12 posted on 02/22/2012 11:22:23 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: bigdirty
McCain is definitely a nutjob.

We need to confront Islamic Terrorists and threats to our civilization whenever and wherever they occur.

But unless we are prepared for some heavy-handed brutal occupation and forced conversions, we should leave those Muslim Maniacs to stew in their own filth until they are willing to trade the 6th Century for the 21st, unless they are oppressing non-Muslims in which case we should beat their heads in.

But under NO circumstances are we obligated to save them from the consequences of their threats, aggressions and dictators when they necessitate our giving them a thorough pounding.

We were right to remove Saddam. We were WRONG to commit to a long occupation which lost us a fortune in lives and money trying to civilize these savages.

We were right to destroy the Taliban in Afghanistan. But we should have been more thorough and more brutal. And under no circumstances should we have committed to an occupation there any more than we were right in a prolonged occupation of Iraq.

13 posted on 02/22/2012 11:24:53 AM PST by ZULU (LIBERATE HAGIA SOPHIA!!!!!)
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To: servo1969

I voted against him, because anyone who voted for him is resonsible for his policies.

Every one.


14 posted on 02/22/2012 11:28:44 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd
It seems there are just some states that RELISH the thought of PISSING off the rest of the United States. Arizona voters are among that group along with IOWA, NEW HAMPSHIRE and MAINE.

It's like, if the rest of us hates their candidate, that's just the one they want. Don't tell them what to do. yuk., yet they think they have a right to complain???

15 posted on 02/22/2012 11:44:07 AM PST by annieokie
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To: svcw

All those eretiewwa in Arizona must be in the last throes of Alzheimers to keep relelectding McTwitchit McQueeg! The less we hear about him the bettewe.


16 posted on 02/22/2012 11:46:23 AM PST by Paperdoll (On the cutting edge)
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To: annieokie; MrEdd

RME


17 posted on 02/22/2012 11:49:55 AM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: servo1969

Thanks AZ for once more inflicting this idiotic loose cannon on the nation.


18 posted on 02/22/2012 11:50:12 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Where's he getting these ideas? He's not smart enough to be that stupid all by himself.)
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To: servo1969

Democrats are trying to replace their diminishing Jewish vote and money with Islamist support, so Juan, being an imbecile, does the same thing. He thinks Democrats can make no mistakes.


19 posted on 02/22/2012 12:05:47 PM PST by pallis
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To: Cyber Liberty
CYBER?? There is just a lot I don't know, I don't know TEXT talk, I don't know DR. talk, and I don't know much of FR text.

So, I am asking kindly what does RME mean? (Oh Lord, let it be clean) rofl

20 posted on 02/22/2012 12:05:47 PM PST by annieokie
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To: annieokie

Rolling My Eyes. Every now and then I see posts disparaging the good people of AZ because of McQueeg, and it makes me do that with my eyes.


21 posted on 02/22/2012 12:10:44 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Thank you, and sorry to be offensive regarding Arizona. It is a great state. Just need to get rid of McQueeg as you call him, he has worn out his welcome everywhere.

Thank you Arizona for Gov. Brewer and Sheriff Arpaio, very refreshing and encouraging for our future. Lord please give us more of these types. Go Arizona.

22 posted on 02/22/2012 12:22:28 PM PST by annieokie
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To: servo1969

Just another reason why McCain is obama’s go-to-man in the Senate. I think obama has him on speed-dial. Lindsey Graham is also on his speed-dial, but further down the list. obama’s thoughts are if you have a sure winner, don’t change horses Y-E-T, but be ready just in case.


23 posted on 02/22/2012 12:33:24 PM PST by jmax
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To: servo1969
Imbecile.

If anyone accuses you ... or me ... of offering an overly-simplistic view of John McCain, I plan on pleading "Guilty."

That's because John McCain is actually quite the simpleton. In a weird way, he's like that fellow what's-is-name over in the WH. Both had their skids greased and the way made clear from day one in their lives. At least in John (Dumb John's) case, we know it was the McCain family and not spooky international characters like George Soros!

John, a terrible student well known for nutty behavior and some very hard drinking, was pushed into the Naval Academy. About to be expelled, pressure from the Pentagon kept him in. He absolutely could not handle the course work, but was tutored, pushed and God knows what to graduate, somehow. When he did graduate, he was pushed into Flight Training, . He was pushed through to his 'Wings of Gold' over the objections of his flight instructors, a couple of whom, legend and Navy lore has it, were hounded out of the service by the various and sundry Admirals MCCain and their friends. The real McCain, John's Dad, died the day after VJ Day! Since then, John has reaped the sympathy support!

As a pilot, with no hand-eye coordination and known for no common sense, he was an absolute and dangerous disaster. He was well known for getting lost ... over the Chesapeake, among other more exotic places ... and finishing off enough planes to qualify as a "Jap Ace." His capture by the Vietnamese caused many a fleet air arm maintenance man to actually breathe a sigh of relief! As a pilot, John never "got it."

You're right. Like Obama, he believes his every waking thought to be a brilliant idea. By the time he was through with the Hanoi Hilton, he was a permanent mental wreck. The Navy should have thanked him then for his service to the country and pensioned him off, or put him in a home.

Now all we can do is be wary of his disservice to country and try to keep him in check. There are plenty of fellows around who served with him. Just ask them, and then you won't even have to listen. Just look at the way they will roll their eyes, shake their heads, and turn away. Sad, sad case.

It sure as hell doesn't say much for the voters of Arizona.

24 posted on 02/22/2012 3:09:38 PM PST by Kenny Bunk ((So, you're telling me Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out this eligibility stuff?))
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To: Kenny Bunk

Senator John Sidney McCain III could have been a North Vietnamese ace, not a Jap one. His grandfather, Admiral John Sidney McCain (posthumously granted his fourth star) died on 9/6/1945 of a heart attack. He had suffered from blood high pressure and the stress of the war killed him. Admiral John S. McCain, Jr (January 17, 1911 – March 22, 1981) was Senator McCain’s Father. He was a quite living captain, when his son was at Annapolis.


25 posted on 02/22/2012 6:52:59 PM PST by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: rmlew
Sorry. Never could keep all those darn McCains straight. This is no defense, but OTOH, All the McCains couldn't keep John all that straight either.

BTW, "Jap Ace" is what we called a guy who wrecked or severely damaged a number of aircraft in my day, which was considerably after the unpleasantness with the Mikado had ceased. In fact, my day was during John's day, and before his capture the guy was a pretty darn well known doofus in the yanking and banking fraternity.

26 posted on 02/23/2012 6:35:24 AM PST by Kenny Bunk ((So, you're telling me Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out this eligibility stuff?))
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