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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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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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”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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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 Road Warrior 04 (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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