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McCain emerges as key senator for expanding background checks
The Hill ^ | March 24, 2013 | Alexander Bolton

Posted on 03/24/2013 12:27:25 PM PDT by jazusamo

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To: Logical me

We think McStain is actually showing signs of senile dementia.


51 posted on 03/24/2013 2:28:40 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jazusamo

John:
Why don’t go on trip back to Vietnam, wreck just one more plane for the thrill of it and never come back.

You are clearly senile and demonstrably unAmerican ....


52 posted on 03/24/2013 2:33:00 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: TigersEye

In the 1980’s McCain was bought and paid for by Charles Keating. He, and the other four Democrat Senators comprising the Keating Five should have been tried and convicted for influence peddling, if not receiving bribes, by the George H.W. Bush administration. Unfortunately one of the Keating Five was John Glenn and there was no way America’s first man to orbit the earth was going to be prosecuted.

Glenn and the rest of Keating’s hip pocket Senators skated, including McCain. Keating was prosecuted and convicted. The American taxpayer was fleeced to bail out the S&L’s. In 2008 McCain suspended his presidential campaign during the financial crisis to race back to Washington and participate in the bailout negotiations for the Wall Street banks. Apparently he perceived his experience with the S&L bailout in the early 1990’s made him the man of the hour. As usual he looked like a fool.

No doubt if he caves on registration he’ll be featured on the Sunday talk show circuit and praised by the commentators. Perhaps he’ll take his boy Lindsay along with him for the victory lap.

With respect to honoring McCain for his war service, remember Benedict Arnold was a war hero for the American colonies until he changed sides. We do not “honor” him for his service today.


53 posted on 03/24/2013 2:38:08 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Soul of the South
Oh, yeah. See this post.
54 posted on 03/24/2013 2:39:56 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: jazusamo

Wild Bill for America about Leftists with guns.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeTCkoXslsE


55 posted on 03/24/2013 2:47:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: jazusamo

I’m not going to even comment on that.


56 posted on 03/24/2013 2:49:10 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: US Navy Vet
Zuni 5” cooked off by radar = JP-4 AVGAS on fire + MK82s cooking off on loaded A/C = SHTF BIG TIME. Seen the film too many times..mandatory training for AOs at that time.
57 posted on 03/24/2013 2:53:39 PM PDT by VF-51vnv
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To: TigersEye

And the Keating Five scandal he was involved in?


58 posted on 03/24/2013 2:54:15 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: VF-51vnv

Has it been posted to GoogTube yet?


59 posted on 03/24/2013 2:56:39 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: jazusamo

McCain/Boehner 2016 - let the republican leadership lead!
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Can you imagine how bad *that* ticket would do? The only real question is why these old fools have any power at all.


60 posted on 03/24/2013 2:58:37 PM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: jazusamo

First of all, McCain is just another Useful Idiot.

Secondly, how will this ridiculous assault on the Citizenry of this Country stop the Criminal Element from doing what Criminals do?

Want to REALLY decrease “gun violence” to single digits, make it Illegal for Democrats, Liberals and any other Brain Dead people who have ever Voted Democrat from owning ANY Firearms. The Crime problem would disappear overnight.


61 posted on 03/24/2013 3:04:20 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Compliance with Tyranny is Treason...)
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To: Triple

Ha! That’s something that would tickle elitist Rove to death.


62 posted on 03/24/2013 3:05:04 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Are there no links to that in either of those lists?


63 posted on 03/24/2013 3:09:49 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye

Let me go back and look again. I may have missed it.


64 posted on 03/24/2013 3:10:40 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: TigersEye

Found this

THE PAMPERED POLITICIAN - John McCain Keating 5 and other things. FR Nov. ‘99

but link is bad.


65 posted on 03/24/2013 3:12:47 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
From list #1.

THE PAMPERED POLITICIAN - John McCain Keating 5 and other things. FR Nov. '99

66 posted on 03/24/2013 3:14:11 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye

That link comes up as...

“No such file (give_legacy_article)”

Maybe it doesn’t exist anymore?


67 posted on 03/24/2013 3:17:44 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine; DoughtyOne
Another FReeper has his own list which has some Keating stuff in it.

John McCain's Whimsical World of Conservatism by DoughtyOne

68 posted on 03/24/2013 3:18:22 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

That’s a problem with old FR threads. Google the article title and you can find the original article.


69 posted on 03/24/2013 3:19:20 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye

I did find this you could add to your list.

Remember the Keating Five? McCain’s own standards would have hung him. (Mark Levin-2001)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1955596/posts


70 posted on 03/24/2013 3:29:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: jazusamo

Who needs filthy liberals when you have filthy RINOs to do their dirty work for them?


71 posted on 03/24/2013 3:30:12 PM PDT by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: TigersEye

Might this be the article? It’s dated 15MAY1997.

The Pampered Politician
Arizona Senator John McCain is ready for a presidential run — if the national press corps has anything to say about it

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/1997-05-15/news/the-pampered-politician/


72 posted on 03/24/2013 3:31:32 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: jazusamo

A True maverick would be one who stood up for Liberty and freedom.


73 posted on 03/24/2013 3:34:30 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Thanks for the links. There are literally hundreds of articles I could add to my links. Not much point in it anymore.


74 posted on 03/24/2013 3:41:28 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: jazusamo

I think I recall McCain being the one who said that “we should not fear a President Obama”. He is on Zer0’s side and always has been. I trust McCain no more than I trust Obama and I completely distrust Obama.


75 posted on 03/24/2013 4:15:05 PM PDT by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: jazusamo

Senator McCain, thank you for your military service. Now STFU.


76 posted on 03/24/2013 4:36:33 PM PDT by white trash redneck (Just one of B. Hussein Obama's "typical white people")
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To: jazusamo

At least he is used to Hate Mail .... can’t think of anything I have supported him on in years

RINO extraordinaire

TT


77 posted on 03/24/2013 4:48:15 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Idiocracy used to just be a Movie... Live every day as your last...one day you will be right)
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To: okie01

I’ve always wondered if the fact that his father was an admiral is what cleared him of any fault in firing the missile. Then the same fact got him special treatment in the Hanoi Hilton. Many of his fellow prisoners hate his guts.


78 posted on 03/24/2013 4:53:46 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: VRW Conspirator

Palin could do a lot for her own self by coming out against McCain on this. She paid her dues to him. Now it is time to stand against his stupidity.


79 posted on 03/24/2013 4:54:47 PM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: XenaLee
McCain wasn’t just tortured by the “enemy without”, he was brainwashed and programmed...

Chucky: "John go and play some solitaire and I'll get back to you to discuss your mission.

John: "Aye aye sir".

80 posted on 03/24/2013 6:30:02 PM PDT by Studebaker Hawk (These geeks are a dime-a-dozen. I'm looking for the man with the dimes. Freddy Blassy)
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To: jazusamo
The proposed new background check law in the Senate actually forbids lending a firearm to anyone else outside of one's home, or "at a shooting range located in or on premised owned or occupied by a duly incorporated organization organized for conservation purposes or to foster proficiency in firearms" or "at a target firearm shooting competition under the auspices of or approved by a State agency or nonprofit organization" or "while hunting or trapping."

So it would be illegal, for example, to go over to your neighbors farm and lend him your rifle to shoot cans with.

Ironically, were the proposed law in effect, many of the campaign photos we have seen of politicians shooting would be evidence of a federal crime. Many of them are not the owners of the firearms, and they aren't hunting, or taking part in a State sanctioned shooting contest, or even shooting at a range "owned or occupied by a duly incorporated organization" of the necessary sort.

Apart from the obvious attempt to create a gun registry, the proposed law is just idiotic. Unless there is an exception elsewhere in the bill, it looks like it may even create problems for groups, like police departments, who need to transfer possession of weapons for training or other purposes.

81 posted on 03/24/2013 6:40:33 PM PDT by freeandfreezing
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To: TigersEye

JOHN MCCAIN’S ROLE IN THE USS FORRESTAL FIRE THAT LEFT 168 DEAD

Date: Wednesday, 27-Feb-2008 23:01:46

“Now You Will Know The Rest Of The Story”

McCain crashed 5 jets, plus he was responsible for the horrible USS Forrestal fire In 1967.

Surviving crewmen and those who investigated the Forrestal fire case reported that McCain deliberately ‘wet-started’ his A-4E Skyhawk to shake up the guy in the F-4 Phantom behind his A-4.

‘Wet-starts’, done either deliberately (the starter motor switch allowed kerosene to pool in the engine and give a wet start) or accidentally, shoot a large flame from the tail of the aircraft. In McCain’s case, the ‘wet-start’ ‘cooked off’ and launched the M34 Zuni rocket from the rear F-4 that punctured the Skyhawk’s fuel tank, knocked the M-65 1000 lb. bomb off it’s 500 lb. rated mount, and touched off the explosions and massive fire.

The F-4 pilot was reportedly killed in the conflagration, along with 167 of his fellow Forrestal shipmates (including those who died later from wounds suffered).

‘Wet starting’ was a common practice among young ‘hot-dog’ pilots. McCain was quickly (they were still counting the Forrestal dead) transferred to the USS Oriskany (the only Forrestal crewman to be immediately transferred).

Description: XA4D-1 Skyhawk BuNo 137812 experiencing a wet start (note the pool of JP4 on the ground and the tongue of flame from the tailpipe).

John McCain And The USS Forrestal Fire
http://judicial-inc.biz/82jjohn_mccain_and_the_uss_forresta.htm


82 posted on 03/24/2013 9:52:57 PM PDT by Segovia
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To: Vince Ferrer

Never knew that. When did that happen?


83 posted on 03/24/2013 10:45:12 PM PDT by matt04
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To: jazusamo

These are some well damnned politicians.


84 posted on 03/25/2013 12:08:35 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: Segovia

Gee, thanks for that link to a complete kook website. /s


85 posted on 03/25/2013 12:22:23 AM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: jazusamo

It’s like my new “unpaid” job. LOL! I keep expecting to hear the MRAP pull up outside any time now and 1.4 billion rounds pointed at the house. But, I keep the thorn in place when I can. Locally as well. One of our state senators sends out e-blasts when new “anti” bills come up so we can “get someones attention”. Hopefully the high density population center o-bots are too busy with their ebt cards to pay attention to this.

Molon labe


86 posted on 03/25/2013 7:38:30 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: jazusamo

He wears our distaste like a badge of honor. We’re screwed on this one. No point in calling his office.


87 posted on 03/25/2013 12:31:30 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: matt04
Never knew that. When did that happen?

At least about a year ago.

88 posted on 03/25/2013 4:26:30 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: jazusamo

It’s too bad that our dumb Republican primary voters wouldn’t do a “background check” on McPain in 2007 and 2008.


89 posted on 03/26/2013 6:05:50 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: TigersEye

Thank you for the ping.


90 posted on 03/26/2013 3:45:03 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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