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McCain: 'I Don't Understand' Filibustering Gun Control
breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 4-7-2013 | Mike Flynn

Posted on 04/08/2013 4:34:05 AM PDT by servo1969

Sen. John McCain (R-Sunday Shows) expressed bewilderment on CBS' "Face the Nation" that GOP Sens. Cruz, Lee and Paul would filibuster gun control legislation. “I don’t understand it,” McCain said. “The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand.” With all due respect to Sen. McCain, that is almost completely backward.

The purpose of the US Senate is not to be some federal debating society. It is not tasked with taking the great issues of the day and giving its "august" members a platform for their musings on policy. The public does not look to the Senate for guidance in its deliberations on the issues.

The Senate's first, and only, task is to uphold the Constitution. Originally, the Senate was designed to act as the states' check on an encroaching federal government. Senators were appointed by state legislatures to be their voice in Washington. The House was designed to be the voice of the people. Sadly, those days are long gone.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; cruz; guncontrol; mccain; paul; secondamendment
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Sigh.
Will this man ever remove his asshat?
"Hi, I'm John McCain. I really want you media type guys to love me. Invite me on your shows and I'll trash all my colleagues for you. Hey, did you know I was a POW? Ask me about it sometime. But seriously, are those tea party people wacko birds or what? I mean, how are we supposed to enjoy dinner with the President with all this filibuster crap goin' on? He may never invite us again."
1 posted on 04/08/2013 4:34:05 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Mc Cain lacks “core values”..
and has no backbone !!
Enough already John .. change your affiliation to Demorat !


2 posted on 04/08/2013 4:37:01 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: servo1969

3 posted on 04/08/2013 4:39:14 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: servo1969; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; BillyBoy; ...
RE :”Sen. John McCain (R-Sunday Shows) expressed bewilderment on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that GOP Sens. Cruz, Lee and Paul would filibuster gun control legislation. “I don’t understand it,” McCain said. “The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand.”

McCain was falling all over himself praising Schumer his amnesty partner.

4 posted on 04/08/2013 4:39:42 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: servo1969

In your advanced age and adled state I suspect there ia a great deal you no longer u understand or comprehend .

You are why a fat azz daughter seeks relevancy where gone exists


5 posted on 04/08/2013 4:40:31 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: servo1969

servo1969 ~:(from the article)” McCain said. “The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand.”

No John , it isn’t for people to see how you voted ..
you are supposed to reperesent your constituants
NOT your own placating IDEOLOGY,.. like the Libtards !!


6 posted on 04/08/2013 4:40:54 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: servo1969

McCain thinks the US Senate is the House of Lords. He doesn’t seem to care his ass keeps getting run over by the Democrats who are playing hardball.


7 posted on 04/08/2013 4:41:17 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: servo1969

If he can’t understand a fundamental procedure in government being initiated by his own party members he ought to resign immediately and get the hell out of the country.


8 posted on 04/08/2013 4:46:23 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: sickoflibs
”Sen. John McCain (R-Sunday Shows) expressed bewilderment on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that GOP Sens. Cruz, Lee and Paul would filibuster gun control legislation. “I don’t understand it,” McCain said. “The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand.”

If he doesn't understand Cruz, Paul, Rubio and Lee, he's getting pretty close to the point where he forgets what his name is, where he is, what the year is, and starts walking out of the Senate bathroom with his trousers undone. Can't Arizona do any better than that?

9 posted on 04/08/2013 4:48:57 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: servo1969

How does a man who was a POW not understand that Americans want to keep our civil liberities?

I said it yesterday- I will say it again: GO HOME JOHN- and stay there and never show your face again.

What a disgraceful American. Freedom is good for HIM, but not for my son?

Go to hell John. I am so sick of you stoopid politicians playing with our lives and liberty.


10 posted on 04/08/2013 4:49:54 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: servo1969

Good people of Arizona, please open your eyes.

Oh wait...we Mighiganders have Stabenow and Levin in the Senate. Never mind.


11 posted on 04/08/2013 4:50:26 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: servo1969

John McCain is a collaborator.


12 posted on 04/08/2013 4:51:15 AM PDT by Hoodat (I stand with Rand.)
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To: Mich Patriot

Mighiganders s/b Michiganders. Proofreading is my friend.


13 posted on 04/08/2013 4:51:24 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Thank You! I read that vomit-inducing drivel and thought, “we’ll, there’s a BIG problem with nearly 99% of elected officials; they have no idea they work for us!”


14 posted on 04/08/2013 4:53:45 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: servo1969

McNuts just can’t be gone soon enough! He’s a friggin’ idiot!


15 posted on 04/08/2013 4:56:42 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Mich Patriot

John McCain has ridden the pity train farther than anyone else, ever.


16 posted on 04/08/2013 4:57:11 AM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: servo1969

He understands it. The cowardly little pissant wants to be part of the socialist wave and not swim against it. This is what Boris Yeltsin did. He didn’t believe in socialism but jumped on board to save his own skin.


17 posted on 04/08/2013 4:58:02 AM PDT by albie (s)
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To: Sooth2222

He won his primary challenge in 2010 and that gave him six more years to side with Dems on key votes.


18 posted on 04/08/2013 5:08:21 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: servo1969

Juan, if you can’t see bad legislation and doing something about it, you are the problem.


19 posted on 04/08/2013 5:13:33 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: servo1969

It would appear that some of those indoctrination beatings by the North VietNamese have had some lasting effect.


20 posted on 04/08/2013 5:17:13 AM PDT by BilLies (The Progressive Liberal American Press will be the death of freedom in this country.)
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To: servo1969

To disrupt the obama thievery, everything must be filibustered.

The president must be rendered totally ineffective


21 posted on 04/08/2013 5:17:16 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: servo1969
McCain has an "understanding" problem.
22 posted on 04/08/2013 5:17:29 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: servo1969

Arizonans voted for the guy. You need to convince more of them to not vote for him again in the next election cycle.


23 posted on 04/08/2013 5:25:07 AM 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: Tilted Irish Kilt

“Mc Cain lacks “core values”..
and has no backbone !!
Enough already John .. change your affiliation to Demorat !”

Aww, he’s just old and isn’t up to standing on his feet and staying awake for such a long stint. And, being a seasoned citizen myself, there’s always that gotta pee problem hanging out there (pun intended) :)


24 posted on 04/08/2013 5:29:39 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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25 posted on 04/08/2013 5:34:13 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (The Old White Flag Republicans can go straight to He// and take their pal Obama with them!)
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To: liberalh8ter

liberalh8ter ~: “we’ll, there’s a BIG problem with nearly 99% of elected officials; they have no idea they work for us!”

Exactly !!

I don’t trust ANY current representative of our country
to re-write, or re-legislate the Constitution .
But if I were to support any ammendment to the current Constitution..
What we need is “RECALL “ for all Federal offices ,
and not have to wait for re-election time .
and eliminate the lobbyists who exert more political pressure
than the voter / electorate whom the officials are supposed to represent.


26 posted on 04/08/2013 5:34:39 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: servo1969
The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand

Actually, Senator, THE PEOPLE tell you where you stand - and you are off message.

27 posted on 04/08/2013 5:40:27 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: servo1969
McCain: 'I Don't Understand' Filibustering Gun Control

No surprise. Big-shot politician; Big-shot war hero; son of a big-shot war hero; married to a mega-rich woman. He NEVER understood what the "little people" need...NEVER will.

28 posted on 04/08/2013 5:46:23 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

McCain: ‘I Don’t Understand’ Filibustering Gun Control, or freedom or the constitution or my role in government or why the American people don’t just shut up and do what they are ordered to do!


29 posted on 04/08/2013 5:47:10 AM PDT by spudville
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To: servo1969; rlmorel; SaraJohnson; B4Ranch; upchuck; Yosemitest; All

Thanks for this thread.
___________

HEY! Senator ‘Wacko Bird’ McCain! YEAH, YOU!

While you are helping your commie buddy B. Hussein strip us of our Minutemen guns against tyrants, be sure to pose this question to your fellow RINO Cave-in Senators:

Would Universal Background Checks have prevented Attorney General Holder from illegal gun-running in his signature ‘Fast and Furious’ program of aiding and abetting the Mexican Mafia?

Evil men will ignore the Law, and Attorney General ‘Contempt of Congress’ Holder is living proof.


30 posted on 04/08/2013 5:51:47 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: servo1969

Apparently McCain doesn’t understand The Constitution either.


31 posted on 04/08/2013 5:52:35 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq He could sure play that axe. RIP anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Graewoulf
"Senator ‘Wacko Bird’ McCain" is not our only problem.
In short, the GOP is full of VILE members who'll sell us out in a heartbeat!

Here are the ones that I know about.
What do we do when our side is full of TRAITORS?
I submit the following for proof.

Check out this link, "Senate Republicans Willfully and Knowingly Lie to Their Constituents (vote to fund Obamacare)".And let's not forget Sen. John McCain, one of Conservatives worst enemies, saying 'I don't understand' GOP filibuster on guns.
32 posted on 04/08/2013 5:57:37 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: servo1969

I don’t understand Arizonans who keep re-electing this nasty little man back into the Senate.


33 posted on 04/08/2013 6:09:39 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: servo1969

McCain, you are such a loser. YOU, having been imprisoned should know more than the average idiot, the value of the ability to defend yourself. Are you such an operator that you have lost that? Go home, you’re done.


34 posted on 04/08/2013 6:10:13 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: servo1969

Dear Senator McCain,while I respect your service to our country,I draw the line!You are a weak-kneed RINO.You used to scurry across the aisle and roll over(and play dead)for Teddy.The US Senate(nor The House)exists to tell We,The People where You stand.You are there to represent the will of We,The People!!You serve at”The Pleasure of We,The People”It’s not the other way around!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


35 posted on 04/08/2013 6:14:54 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: servo1969

>>The purpose of the US Senate is not to be some federal debating society. It is not tasked with taking the great issues of the day and giving its “august” members a platform for their musings on policy. The public does not look to the Senate for guidance in its deliberations on the issues.<<

NO, NO a thousand times NO. You are there to uphold the Constitution of the United States. You are NOT there to impose your will on the people.

Big mistake, AZ.


36 posted on 04/08/2013 6:15:58 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: servo1969

>>Sen. John McCain (R-Sunday Shows) expressed bewilderment on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that GOP Sens. Cruz, Lee and Paul would filibuster gun control legislation. “I don’t understand it,” McCain said. “The purpose of the United States Senate is to debate and to vote and to let the people know where we stand.” <<

NO, NO a thousand times NO. You are there to uphold the Constitution of the United States. You are NOT there to impose your will on the people.

Big mistake, AZ.

My mistake for the wrong quote.


37 posted on 04/08/2013 6:17:37 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Lord Ascot:”Power Corrupts;Absolute Power Corrupts ABSOLUTELY”!These Senators and Congressman serve at”The Pleasure of The People”.They are meant to listen to what”We,The People”want and represent our desires.We have not got a”Democracy”;we have(instead)a”Representative Republic”.This means that our representatives listen to what We,The People want done and get it done!!!!!!!!!!I hate to say this but I’m afraid John McCain is PROOF that TORTURE WORKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


38 posted on 04/08/2013 6:20:22 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: servo1969

McCain is trying to worm his way back to being the democrsts favorite RINO again.


39 posted on 04/08/2013 6:28:15 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: servo1969

I repeat. Treason. Trial followed by public execution.


40 posted on 04/08/2013 6:29:18 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Yosemitest

They’ve committed treason. Trial and public execution.


41 posted on 04/08/2013 6:30:35 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: servo1969

I was listening to some Friday shows this morning and I thought that I heard them mention his net worth is $180+ million. However, I bing’ed it and it looks like his net worth is listed as anywhere from $10M-40M. Either way, how on earth does any politician gain such a net worth on such low wages....

....hmmm, the cesspool is making it evident why he and his ilk would fight so hard against the few Representatives that the Tea Party has put in place. He, and his ilk, fear losing their power to enrich themselves!


42 posted on 04/08/2013 6:32:53 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: servo1969

That’s because YOU ARE AN IDIOT JUAN

The last major piece o’ crap you gave us was “McCain-Feingold”

You are a democrat infiltrator, I think


43 posted on 04/08/2013 6:33:17 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Little Ray
“I don’t understand Arizonans who keep re-electing this nasty little man back into the Senate.”

McCain only gets token opposition from the Democrats. Hayworth tried to beat him in the primary, but the media filled the airwaves with diatribes that even many Freepers here bought into. They had him described as a lunatic one day and a crook the next, while McCain ran these elder statesman type ads.

I don't know anybody down here who voted for McCain, but you know how that goes.

44 posted on 04/08/2013 6:36:17 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: servo1969

Well Juan, it’s like this. There’s this thing called The Bill of Rights...


46 posted on 04/08/2013 6:56:27 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: servo1969

To remove McCain’s asshat would be to remove McCain. Logic to this wet squib is like Prep-H to a hemorrhoid.


47 posted on 04/08/2013 6:59:15 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: bandleader

bandleader~ : “ .. We have not got a ”Democracy”;we have(instead)a”Representative Republic”.
This means that our representatives listen to what We,The People want done and get it done!”

True That !!
.. and that is exactly what McLame doesn’t understand.
He votes like the ‘ Power Elite’ (!)..
and NOT as a representative of the people, ..
and the lobbyist monies assure his continued misrepresentation of the electorate.


48 posted on 04/08/2013 7:04:40 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Mr. K

Mr. K
“The last major piece o’ crap you gave us was “McCain-Feingold”
You are a democrat infiltrator, I think “

BINGO !!!


49 posted on 04/08/2013 7:06:34 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Mich Patriot
Oh wait...we Mighiganders have Stabenow and Levin in the Senate. Never mind.

And we here in MN have a CAIR muzlim commie pig Keith Ellison in the House and a liberal radical dumb-ass buffoon clown Al Franken in the Senate.... sigh.

50 posted on 04/08/2013 7:22:04 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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