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McCain Orchestrates Another GOP Surrender
Breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 7-17-2013 | Mike Flynn

Posted on 07/17/2013 8:56:17 AM PDT by servo1969

Sen. John McCain spent the weekend negotiating with Majority Leader Harry Reid on a deal to avert Reid's threatened use of the "nuclear option" to change Senate rules to eliminate filibusters on Presidential nominations. Through his efforts, McCain was able to secure a complete GOP capitulation on 7 pending nominations. Reid secured all the benefits of exercising the "nuclear option" without the political cost of actually using it.

Under the McCain deal, the GOP will provide enough votes to secure the 60 votes needed for cloture and proceed to final consideration of the 7 nominees. In exchange, Reid agreed to replace two current union attorney nominees with two alternative union attorney nominees. McCain's swift surrender ensures that the "nuclear option" is a permanent fixture of the nomination process.

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McCain, however, helped the Democrats avoid a risky political vote. He also ensured that he is on Harry Reid's speed-dial the next time the GOP raises objections to an Obama nomination.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: cordray; gop; mccain; nlrb; nuclearoption; obama; randsconcerntrolls; reid

1 posted on 07/17/2013 8:56:17 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Two Manchurian candidates.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 8:57:26 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: servo1969

McCain campaigns for his own loss of a Senate Seat.


3 posted on 07/17/2013 8:58:48 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: servo1969

4 posted on 07/17/2013 8:59:14 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

I have always felt the two capitulated on the election in 2008. It is becoming clearer every day.


5 posted on 07/17/2013 8:59:21 AM PDT by kempster
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To: servo1969

Reid’s RINOs strike again!


6 posted on 07/17/2013 9:00:01 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Keep your powder dry.)
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To: servo1969

John McCain and Jeff Flake, a big thank you to Arizona - NOT!


7 posted on 07/17/2013 9:01:17 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: servo1969

Every time I see McCain’s name in a headline I know that I’m about to get boned again.


8 posted on 07/17/2013 9:07:32 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: servo1969

how’s that recall coming AZ? please get it done.


9 posted on 07/17/2013 9:08:04 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: servo1969

McCain is another reason why the GOP is dying. It is time for Sarah Palin to lead the formation of a new party regardless of the short term cost. The GOP is never going to save the Republic.


10 posted on 07/17/2013 9:09:56 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: dadfly

Why was McCain negotiating? Why not McConnell?


11 posted on 07/17/2013 9:11:03 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: servo1969

How’s his recall going?


12 posted on 07/17/2013 9:11:04 AM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: servo1969

roger (benedict arnold) wicker was right with these turn-coats... I will not vote for wicker ever again... we need another candidate because trent lott’s butt boy has seen his last vote from me.


13 posted on 07/17/2013 9:26:43 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Truth29
McCain is another reason why the GOP is dying. It is time for Sarah Palin to lead the formation of a new party regardless of the short term cost. The GOP is never going to save the Republic.

So you think we should follow a failed model (third party) rather than a politically successful model (liberals taking over the DNC from within)? No thanks.

14 posted on 07/17/2013 9:27:46 AM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: jdsteel
... politically successful model (liberals taking over the DNC from within)

Liberals have taken over the RNC from within, too.

15 posted on 07/17/2013 9:32:34 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: servo1969

Just what did the democrats on capitol hill do to mccain that his north Vietnamese captors couldn’t?


16 posted on 07/17/2013 9:34:19 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: jdsteel

If the conservatives desired to take over from within, they can start by refusing to vote for moderates. Absolute refusal no matter what.

Priority #1 is to discipline the GOP if they put up moderates and put down conservatives. This means refusing to vote for them EVEN if it helps democrats in the short term.

But as history shows, 95% of all Freepers rolled over and voted for Mitt Romney in the last election. You have a lot of work ahead of you.


17 posted on 07/17/2013 9:37:03 AM PDT by delapaz
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To: jdsteel

I think we need a second party. The ruling Democrat-Republicans have got to go.


18 posted on 07/17/2013 9:37:04 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: servo1969
I would have more respect for McCain if he switched parties.

I would have more respect for the people of AZ if they replace McCain.

I would like to have more respect for the government of the U.S. one day...

like I used to in a different time...

when I proudly served her.

5.56mm

19 posted on 07/17/2013 9:42:50 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: DuncanWaring
... politically successful model (liberals taking over the DNC from within) Liberals have taken over the RNC from within, too.

It's liberals taking over the "Two-Party Cartel" that is owned by the liberal-elites. 98% of our Congress is bought & paid for or compromised. Only a true revolution can changed this & that ain't gonna happen because the people are too lazy or naive & the Gestapo have too much power over the little guy. We are screwed.

20 posted on 07/17/2013 9:45:28 AM PDT by Digger
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To: servo1969

Why doesn’t Mitch McConnell just turn over his job to McCain?

McConnell doesn’t do anything but fellate Harry Reid.

This is the Republican party that wants my vote???


21 posted on 07/17/2013 9:55:59 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: jdsteel
So you think we should follow a failed model (third party) rather than a politically successful model (liberals taking over the DNC from within)? No thanks.
The difference, and it's a BIG one, is that the Democrat Party has always had liberals in positions of power. Enough to allow them to effect change in party rules that made the liberal takeover possible.

Republicans, OTOH, do everything in their power to shut conservatives out of leadership positions. The Party Platform debate at the last Convention, for example, turned into a conservative purge.

They've made it crystal clear that conservatives are no longer welcome in the Republican Party, and are willing to do whatever it takes to keep them out.

Except to vote.

22 posted on 07/17/2013 9:57:48 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: servo1969

The Gang Of Prostitutes (GOP): Their only principle is to hve no principles. their only strategy is preemptive surrender. Their plan for victory is to tick off their base as much as possible.

With Democrats in charge, the country is going off the cliff at 100 miles per hour. At lest Republicans drive the speed limit — but you’re still going off the cliff. We need to turn the car around.

The Republican Party was founded to replace the Whigs because the Whigs would not take a stand on the main issues of the day. Well, they did such a good job of replacing the Whigs that they have become the Whigs.

Maybe they should change their name.

And BTW, McCain has been senile for years.


23 posted on 07/17/2013 9:58:01 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: SandRat
McCain campaigns for his own loss of a Senate Seat.

Sorry but not likely. In 2010, ex-Congressman JD Hayworth ran against McLame in the Arizona primary. Juan ran $20 million in attack ads and destroyed Hayworth in the primary with 70% of the vote. I contributed to Hayworth but he ran a lackluster campaign trying to seem respectful of Mclame. AND he was outspent 20:1.

So long as conservatives do not loosen their wallets and contribute to opponents of traitors like McCain, they will hold on to their seats and continue to demoralize the conservative base.

Next year, Linda Graham comes up again in South Carolina. I do not care if his opponent (if any) is dog catcher from some little town, I will contribute to him.
24 posted on 07/17/2013 10:07:59 AM PDT by fifedom
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To: Ray76

my guess: mccain heads his minority gang of 14 or so leftist senate republicans, which gives the dems the votes they need for cloture and gives mcconnell the cover he needs to hide.

you know: murkowski, collins, alexander, corker, grahmnesty, etc, etc.


25 posted on 07/17/2013 10:13:20 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: dadfly

Probably something like that. All this deadwood needs to be cleaned out.


26 posted on 07/17/2013 10:25:09 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: servo1969

It takes more than just McCain to pull this off. There are a lot of GOP co-conspirators that also deserve our ire.


27 posted on 07/17/2013 10:29:35 AM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: kempster

After his meeting with mac daddy he stabbed his running mate in the back.


28 posted on 07/17/2013 10:46:16 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: dadfly

Can you recall a US Senator?

State Senator, yes, but a Fed?


29 posted on 07/17/2013 1:05:41 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: lowbridge

Campaign cash. Payola


30 posted on 07/17/2013 1:06:26 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Bratch
The difference, and it's a BIG one, is that the Democrat Party has always had liberals in positions of power. Enough to allow them to effect change in party rules that made the liberal takeover possible.

That's not entirely accurate. It wasn't that long ago when the Democrat party were openly racist, homosexual baiting and had a huge KKK contingent. The Marxists spent time and effort taking over the party, and they have succeeded. There hasn't been an effective third party in the history of our country. The Whigs died before the Republican party was born. I am saying we need to take over the Republican party, not shoot ourselves in the foot by going third party.

31 posted on 07/17/2013 1:29:07 PM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: hattend

the site is senatorflake.com. the az justification is cited there. it looks like the person running the site is still trying to get approval from AZ for his petitions or find someone who already has one.

without petitions to distribute to sign, it looks like the effort is on hold.

no visible contribution button, i guess by design. i would contribute though, being out of state.


32 posted on 07/17/2013 1:36:58 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: servo1969

Ah, John McCain. Our very own Franz von Papen.


33 posted on 07/17/2013 1:46:54 PM PDT by Antoninus (Sorry, gone rogue.)
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