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OFFICIAL ARIZONA GOP BODY PASSES FORMAL REBUKE OF JOHN MCCAIN
Breitbartīs Big Government ^ | 9-12-13 | MATTHEW BOYLE

Posted on 09/13/2013 2:03:35 AM PDT by kingattax

The Legislative District 26 Republican Party in Arizona has passed a formal rebuke of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for abdicating GOP principles in helping Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) secure votes to approve several of President Barack Obama’s controversial nominees.

“Senator John McCain unilaterally negotiated with the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to secure Republican votes necessary to pass a number of controversial Presidential nominees,” the resolution, which passed the official GOP body in the state by a 24-13 vote with four abstentions on Tuesday evening, reads.

The resolution notes that President Obama nominated “Gina McCarthy for head of the Environmental Protection Agency, an environmental bureaucrat who supports anti-job/consumer policies,” “Richard Corday to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFRB), an unaccountable, unconstitutional agency created by the Dodd-Frank legislation,” and “Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary who has a known record for abusing power as Maryland’s Labor Secretary, handing political appointments to Big-Labor bedfellows.”

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: arizona; collaborator; mccain
mccain needs to be removed. period.
1 posted on 09/13/2013 2:03:35 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Arizona has the possibility of recall. A formal rebuke is like throwing a marshmallow at him. When they get a recall election going I’ll be impressed.


2 posted on 09/13/2013 2:08:35 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: kingattax
Senator John McCain unilaterally negotiated with the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to secure Republican votes necessary...

McCain collaborating with the enemy, whoda thunk it?

3 posted on 09/13/2013 2:19:49 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

The voters of AZ had the chance to rid themselves and us of this idiot in 2010, but chose not to. It seems its so much easier to vote for the name rather than do homework on a candidate and replace him/her.


4 posted on 09/13/2013 3:01:20 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: RKBA Democrat; boxlunch
Arizona has the possibility of recall.

Nope. There is no provision for it in the constitution.

However, there is hope. It is called an Article V state amendment convention. Mark Levin's second recommended amendment means repeal of the 17th amendment, plus the addition of state power to recall their senators.

There is little time to implement much needed reform.

5 posted on 09/13/2013 3:06:08 AM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: kingattax

I doubt McCain cares. He is not up for reelection until 2018 when he will be 82.


6 posted on 09/13/2013 4:19:13 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: napscoordinator

The Amish have a thing they call shunning.

John McCain should be shunned by every Republican Senator in the gallery.

Ignore the traitor, do not peak to him, do not answer the phone when he calls. Look the other way when you pass him in the hall.

This will not happen of course, any body who voted almost Unanimously to place Kerry as S.O.S. does not mind a traitor in their midst. In fact they seem to love him.


7 posted on 09/13/2013 4:29:43 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Venturer

It would be easier to use duct tape and a closet with a lock.


8 posted on 09/13/2013 4:31:56 AM PDT by dforest (UT)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Recall effort for McCain?
http://senatorflake.com/recall-senator-mccain/


9 posted on 09/13/2013 4:51:38 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: kingattax

“Senator McCain claims in defense of his actions, that they were taken to prevent the Senate Majority Leader from ‘going nuclear’ and illegally breaking the Senate rules to pass these nominees,”

Well that’s even worse. He’s there to make sure Reid does
it the right way. In his own defense McCain dug himself
in deeper. You know, he’s about stupid enough to qualify
for one of those Kerry type appointments from Obama.


10 posted on 09/13/2013 5:10:29 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: Catsrus

“It seems its so much easier to vote for the name rather than do homework on a candidate and replace him/her.”

No they are morons and are aptly represented. How he is
is how they are. The same goes here in Texas with Jackson
Lee and Gene Green. Their supporters are some of the
stupidest people in the country.


11 posted on 09/13/2013 5:16:39 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: Slambat

Yes, the USA people only have the govt. they deserve. They’ve been voting for people such as McCain for decades now.

Americans are too addicted to their televisions and other entertainments to care much until they start going hungry and suffering more violence. Then they will wake up and blame someone else. But they all have opinions on anything, ask them, never mind that most could not even fill in the continents on a blank globe, let alone the countries.

Affirmative Action at work, dumber and dumber and many deserving every bad thing coming their way. I’m just waiting to play my part, the enemy is down my street, I can easily spot them via their bumper stickers.


12 posted on 09/13/2013 6:58:17 AM PDT by wrencher
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To: RKBA Democrat

“Arizona has the possibility of recall. A formal rebuke is like throwing a marshmallow at him. When they get a recall election going I’ll be impressed.”

It is NOT possible to do recall elections of U.S. Senators or Congressmen. It has been tried and ruled unconstitutional.

Unfortunately, recall elections are limited to State and lower offices....but even then the process is dictated by state law.


13 posted on 09/13/2013 7:04:54 AM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: kingattax

Rebuked?? He needs to be kicked out of the party


14 posted on 09/13/2013 7:11:44 AM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: Jacquerie; All

“Mark Levin’s second recommended amendment means repeal of the 17th amendment, plus the addition of state power to recall their senators.”

NO, NO, and again NO. Direct election of Senators is RIGHT and CORRECT and it should NEVER GO AWAY. Why should a legislator be any more trusted to pick a Senator than the people directly? THEY CANNOT!

For years my home state elected Democrats to the legislature and the legislature was fully in Democrat control. However, the people consistently elected conservative Republicans for the U.S. Senate and House. IF the 17th had of been repealed then....there would have been MANY years where Democrats would have ALWAYS been picked by a Democrat Legislature instead of the Republican that were. It is IDIOTIC to think a legislature can be trusted....they are also partisan. Direct election is best. Senators pick by a Legislature WILL NOT represent the interests of a state’s people anymore than those directly elected by the people...they will represent the “interests” of the party currently controlling the legislature. It is a very bad idea...that is why the 17th was made.....they days of “good” state legislatures is gone.

NOW that being said. IF they were to amend the COTUS to allow recall elections of U.S. Senators (and House members) I would agree to that. But you wackadodos that want the 17th repealed are just idiots or wack jobs. And yes, that is an AD HOMINEN attack.


15 posted on 09/13/2013 7:25:00 AM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: RKBA Democrat
Arizona has the possibility of recall.

Why do people keep saying that? You can't recall a sitting Senator or Congressman. It's like term limits, not in the Constitution. We complain bitterly when the Rats break the Constitution but gleefully break it when we feel like it.

16 posted on 09/13/2013 8:08:50 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Farnsworth
This is such a joke. The AZ GOP helped McCain destroy J.D. Hayworth in the primary. And McCain still had to spend $21million to do it... in a primary! If they were concerned about out of control government, they would be condemning Gov. Brewer for buying into Obamacare. They have sold Arizona out for 0-bucks.
17 posted on 09/13/2013 8:28:46 AM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: ponygirl
You are correct, I had forgotten that the AZ GOP lined up against Hayworth. While hayworth from what I can remember was a lesser of two evils, he would have been better than McCain.

I was a big fan of Brewer, but she has since disappointed me.
We are screwed as a country, people and a party. We have garbage representing us.

18 posted on 09/13/2013 8:35:02 AM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: Sola Veritas

All that is fine and good... until you realize that dems gerrymander districts once they get in control. In some states, there is almost no way for an R to win seat because of meandering lines all over the place which insure D victories.

I’m in Illinois, and our state is just one of them. CA is another.

Once those gerrymandered lines are set, it is very hard to change them back because of our corrupt courts.

I agree to your point, but my point is equally valid. Another solution must be found.


19 posted on 09/13/2013 10:24:33 AM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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To: Sola Veritas
Do you know why the framers created a senate appointed by the states rather than through direct, popular election?
20 posted on 09/13/2013 10:38:40 AM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: Venturer

There you go! They can rebuke mccain all they want but I doubt he held a gun to the republicans’ heads to make them vote the way he wanted them to.


21 posted on 09/13/2013 11:16:53 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Gaffer
Honestly? I hope the jaw cancer he had gets him.

He's stupid, arrogant. He is also an American Hero. He needs to be impeached or recalled. But he does not need the kind of stupid remark that you made.

22 posted on 09/13/2013 11:53:25 AM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Actually last I checked recall of a US Senator is both Constitutional and legal in AZ. You see those folks in AZ are rascals. They recognized there might be an issue with recalling Federal officeholders. So before they run they have them sign a statement as to whether they are willing to stand for recall election. I don’t know whether mcvain agreed to but virtually all do.

So what is the next argument against a recall? It would be hard to do?


23 posted on 09/13/2013 12:00:55 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Well, being a rascally Arizonan myself, I’d suggest a US Constitutional Amendment specifically stating the rules for a recall, because pledge or not, a federal office-holder cannot be compelled to leave office as the result of a recall election.

All this ground was covered, and answered, in a federal lawsuit brought by one Tom Foley in WA state when term limits was the subject at hand, another state-level attempt to restrict the holding of a federal office.


24 posted on 09/13/2013 12:10:10 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: ponygirl

That money was left over from the 2008 non-campaign against Obastard. Anybody who donated to McQueeg in 2008 was in reality donating to defeat McQueeg’s primary challenger. You all know who you are.


25 posted on 09/13/2013 12:12:41 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Farnsworth
I was a big fan of Brewer, but she has since disappointed me.

I detested her from the moment I met her...and that smarmy husband of hers.

26 posted on 09/13/2013 12:13:27 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Vaquero

He has done irreparable harm to this country far and above any decades past ‘heroism’.


27 posted on 09/13/2013 12:17:14 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Cyber Liberty

She seemed pretty tough, but then she just folded up.


28 posted on 09/13/2013 12:26:36 PM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: Gaffer

Be careful what you wish, visited upon others and remember what you said should they be visited upon you and yours.


29 posted on 09/13/2013 12:43:23 PM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero
Sorry, but by your definition, Benedict Arnold should still be considered a hero because of his performance at Saratoga.

Once a hero has crossed the line to traitor, there is no going back.

30 posted on 09/13/2013 12:57:52 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: kingattax
Re: McCain: I'm reminded of that age old saying "with friends like this who needs enemies".
31 posted on 09/13/2013 1:52:29 PM PDT by Ron H.
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To: Jacquerie

“Do you know why the framers created a senate appointed by the states rather than through direct, popular election?”

Yes, and they also wouldn’t let women vote....a black person only counted 2/3rd a person (although slaves)....you had to be a “property owner” to vote.

They tended to have a somewhat elitist view by today’s standards....which WAS CORRECT for that time. However, they were also wise enough to realize the COTUS was not a “perfect” document and would require amendments. The 17th was a properly executed amendment...it wasn’t something that a court brought into being - it was proper. In the 20th Century, the 17th made sense....and still does today.

A state legislature can stomp a person’s rights just as much as the U.S. Congress can. So, you aren’t going to sell any sensible person into buying their giving up DIRECT control on who serves as a U.S. Senator.


32 posted on 09/13/2013 2:08:11 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas
Yes, and . . .

Okay, so what was the reason for a state appointed senate?

33 posted on 09/13/2013 2:21:42 PM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: napscoordinator

I thought it was 2016?

McCain voted against the Dream Act in the lame Duck session. I think Flake was a much bigger disappointment. Mr Libertarian votes for millions of new democrat voters and war in Syria. Then he gets all nerdy with his wishlist of tax brackets that Obama Reid will veto.

McCain is the posterboy for 30% hispanic vote that any Republican will get and endorsing every Obama policy. How the hell can this guy be the key to hoodwinking the GOP into amnesty.


34 posted on 09/13/2013 3:42:45 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ponygirl

I don’t feel mcLame is bad. Just brain dead. Might have been caused by his deprivation in the Hanoi Hilton. Or dare I suggest, he may be a “manchurian candidate”.


35 posted on 09/13/2013 6:52:36 PM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Jacquerie

“Okay, so what was the reason for a state appointed senate?”

It doesn’t matter anymore. The rationale worked for the late 18th Century...but no longer for the early 20th. The country, following the intent and rules of the COTUS, amended the COTUS to eliminate State Legislatures from the vote and give it directly to the people.

I suspect the early citizens of the United States were still somewhat tied to the British idea of “Lords” and “Commons.” Whatever, I am not a historian, and I consider the argument moot. You are NEVER going to get the 17th repealed and go back to a state’s legislature picking senators.

Now that being said, you should focus on amending the COTUS to allow for recall of any member of congress (Senate or House) to make them fully accountable to the people they are elected to represent. The moment they stop representing the people that elect them...they should be subject to immediate removal.


36 posted on 09/14/2013 12:01:32 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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