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U.S. Senator John McCain takes talkathoner Ted Cruz to woodshed
Reuters ^ | September 25, 2013 | By Caren Bohan

Posted on 09/25/2013 2:54:31 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Senator John McCain lashed out at fellow Republican Ted Cruz on Wednesday over a Nazi appeasement comparison he made during his all-night, anti-Obamacare marathon on the U.S. Senate floor.

McCain, a Vietnam veteran and former prisoner of war, said the comparison was inappropriate. He said he had taken Cruz aside privately to tell him, and got a response he did not like: Cruz told him his appeaser reference applied not to distinguished members of the Senate but only media "pundits."

"I resoundingly reject" Cruz's comments, said McCain, a senior Republican and former presidential candidate.

"I think it's wrong and I think it's a disservice to those who stood up and shouted at the top of their lungs that we cannot appease and that we must act," he said.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008loser; alreuters; bastard; collaborator; congress; cruz; dnctalkingpoints; mccain; mcclown; mcvain; rino; sellout; traitor
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Could have had JD Hayworth...
1 posted on 09/25/2013 2:54:31 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What a POS. How does he keep getting elected?


2 posted on 09/25/2013 2:55:33 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Sure sounds like satire....


3 posted on 09/25/2013 2:55:34 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

John McCain didn’t, can’t, and will not lay a glove on Ted Cruz. Just that simple.

Ted Cruz listened to America. John McCain listens to the voices in his head.


4 posted on 09/25/2013 2:56:27 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (My PV2 is my hero.)
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To: Paladin2

How did we nominate this fool in 2008?


5 posted on 09/25/2013 2:56:47 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So why does McC want to appease Obama now?

One can only hope the good people of Arizona throw this
turncoat out come the next election.


6 posted on 09/25/2013 2:56:49 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

McCain can’t take Ted Cruz to the woodshed. McCain is washed up, done.


7 posted on 09/25/2013 2:57:19 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

McCain knew his only chance to win in 2008 was to swing for the fences, so he selected a true conservative, Sarah Palin, as his running mate. She gives one of the best convention speeches ever in American politics, and for a brief time the GOP ticket takes the lead. Then McCain’s inner circle of hacks works incessantly to undermine Gov. Palin with the political opposition, the media, and the American people. And the predictable result is a defeat at the hands of a weak, unqualified, homosexual Communist and his village idiot VP pick.

McCain graduated fifth from the bottom of his class at Annapolis. His claim to fame is that he is the son & grandson of admirals, was shot down over Vietnam, and spent 5+ years as a POW. Oh, and he was the only ‘Pub who shamed himself in the Keating Five scandal, yet managed to avoid prison time.

As a human being and a politician, he has been an abject failure. How he fools the citizens of Arizona every six years with his B.S. is beyond me.


8 posted on 09/25/2013 2:57:40 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Slump Tester
What a POS. How does he keep getting elected?

Arizona obviously has its share of low-information voters.

9 posted on 09/25/2013 2:57:52 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

McLaime should change parties and be done with it.


10 posted on 09/25/2013 2:58:01 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: tet68

This old man needs a large fenced pasture.


11 posted on 09/25/2013 2:58:20 PM PDT by Broker (Obama is the devils fart)
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To: Irenic

“I resoundingly reject” John McCain.

TC


12 posted on 09/25/2013 2:58:37 PM PDT by Pentagon Leatherneck
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

MCCain, a vietnam traitor and vietnamese john...


13 posted on 09/25/2013 2:58:46 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"I resoundingly reject" Cruz's comments, said McCain, a senior Republican and former presidential candidate.

...but the American people embrace them, you senile old coot.

14 posted on 09/25/2013 2:58:49 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Juan McLame never took his own daughter to the woodshed, and could NEVER take Sen. Cruz there. McLame is a lost cause who needs to either retire, or be replaced.


15 posted on 09/25/2013 2:59:56 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

McCain is a dangerous fraud. There is no law that prevents the good citizens of Arizona from organizing a recall. His fervent desire to support the rebels in Syria and lead us into war is enough reason to remove this man from office.


16 posted on 09/25/2013 2:59:57 PM PDT by allendale
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

McCain is an angry wacko-bird.


17 posted on 09/25/2013 3:00:21 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: BigEdLB
How did we nominate this fool in 2008?

The consequence of 'open' primaries...

18 posted on 09/25/2013 3:00:22 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
A ridiculous take on reality.

And boringly typical of Rooters.

19 posted on 09/25/2013 3:00:32 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Norman Bates

ping


20 posted on 09/25/2013 3:00:33 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Let’s see:

The Democrat baby-killers ARE National Socialists.

McCain is APPEASING the National Socialists.

So, what is objectionable about Cruz’s comparison?


21 posted on 09/25/2013 3:01:35 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a female's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: BigEdLB

Power of the MSM and the GOP elite, working in tandem, to denigrate any challenger to McCain and endow him with that special aura of “inevitability”. It’s the same reason we ended up with Romney last time around.


22 posted on 09/25/2013 3:01:35 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: BigEdLB
How did we nominate this fool in 2008?

It was his turn, just like it was Dole's turn in 1996, W's turn in 2000, and Romney's turn in 2012.

23 posted on 09/25/2013 3:01:51 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: allendale
There is no law that prevents the good citizens of Arizona from organizing a recall.

Federal officers -- senators and congressmen -- cannot be recalled. This has been litigated in both federal court (Idaho, 1967) and state court (New Jersey, 2013).

24 posted on 09/25/2013 3:02:02 PM PDT by Publius (To love another person is to see the face of God.)
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To: Slump Tester

Fools and idiots voting My FRiend. I qualify as one or both because, against my better judgment, I voted for the bastard in 2008.


25 posted on 09/25/2013 3:02:13 PM PDT by sport
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To: BigEdLB
How did we nominate this fool in 2008?

Between the Democrats and the media, McLame was the "chosen" one. That, because the Democrats and the media knew he would not put up a good fight.

26 posted on 09/25/2013 3:02:16 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
To the woodshed hahahah

In McCain's delusions maybe, Sen Cruz took the whole senate to the wood shed for 21 hours and 39 minutes.

27 posted on 09/25/2013 3:02:55 PM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

putz!

McCain probably would have been in favor of making a deal with the Nazis if he were around at the time. Of course the Japs put the kibosh on that kind of talk when they attacked Pearl Harbor.


28 posted on 09/25/2013 3:03:24 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: BigEdLB
How did we nominate this fool in 2008?

Oh, God, I don't want to relive that memory.

29 posted on 09/25/2013 3:03:37 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

30 posted on 09/25/2013 3:04:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

McCain will forever be remembered as mac daddies most loyal andl willing sock puppet.


31 posted on 09/25/2013 3:04:18 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Someone again tell me what made Arizona voters re-elect Juan McLame????


32 posted on 09/25/2013 3:04:28 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

McCain has a psychological issue where he needs the approval of the media in order for him to feel special..he kisses the media’s ass and gives them exactly what they want..what a sick freak he is..just retire Juan, better yet just move to Pakistan, please


33 posted on 09/25/2013 3:04:49 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Folks....let’s see if John McCain, Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, of any other RINO can get 1,750,000 Americans to sign “any” political petition such as Ted Cruz has done. And.....the Cruz petition will go well over 2,000,000 signatures within the next 48 hours!!! Until such time, Senator, John McCain, kindly keep your pie hole shut!!! You...sir handed the election to Barack Hussein “Hate America” Obama in 2008 by making nice to him instead of exposing him for what he really is, An America Hater!!!!

Folks: WWW.DONYFUNFOBAMACARE.COM, Sign & Endorse it now!!!!

Bravo, Cruz, lee, Rubio, Paul, etc!!!! The American people are with you...not John McCain!!!


34 posted on 09/25/2013 3:05:01 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
He's filling a void in the Senate left by the late Arlen Specter (D, R, D-Scotland)

Meet Senator Senile Curmudgeon (RINO-AZ)

35 posted on 09/25/2013 3:05:32 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Sarah Barracuda
..just retire Juan, better yet just move to Pakistan, please

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And may he take his fat, slut of a daughter with him.

36 posted on 09/25/2013 3:06:20 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg
Ted Cruz listened to America. John McCain listens to the voices in his head.

And I am about convinced that those voices are those of VietCong and Russkies who brainwashed him while a POW. The man just doesn't think like a logical, rational person. His brains are cooked by something...

37 posted on 09/25/2013 3:06:27 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yeah, McKook keeps mentally imagining himself a hero. His staff let the old guy out whenever he gets riled up at anyone who dares defy him or his lady friend Linseed Gray Ham.


38 posted on 09/25/2013 3:07:07 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: smokingfrog
McCain wanted ten minutes in the well of the Senate today for the very purpose of furnishing the MSM with a something critical of Cruz to report.

So, we have 21 hours of Cruz quotes, and ten minutes of McCain's - guess which the news media run with.

Leftwing journalists are the lowest life form. So are backstabbing RINOs.

39 posted on 09/25/2013 3:07:48 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

With all due respect, John McCain, you need to retire now.


40 posted on 09/25/2013 3:08:13 PM PDT by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: BigEdLB
How did we nominate this fool in 2008?

WE didn't... the Mainstream Media and the traitors in the RNC/GOP did.

41 posted on 09/25/2013 3:08:50 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ha ha... that McCain... he’s a real card.


42 posted on 09/25/2013 3:11:44 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hey Juan - Go suck an egg!


43 posted on 09/25/2013 3:11:45 PM PDT by cblue55 ("Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants,")
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You’re an absolute disgrace, McCain. Leave the damn party.


44 posted on 09/25/2013 3:12:15 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
John McCain takes talkathoner Ted Cruz to woodshed

Oh, you mean like Turban Durbin took him to the woodshed?

45 posted on 09/25/2013 3:12:28 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering FREAKS!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ha! McCain took Cruz to the woodshed? Funny. Seems to me McCain is the one walking around with a bruised fanny these days.


46 posted on 09/25/2013 3:12:41 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: smokingfrog

He would have called them, “My friends.” Its obvious that he doesn’t consider the conservatives his friends, nor does he care.Why Obama thinks McCain speaks for the conservatives is beyond me - just because he was the 2008 nominee. (unfortunately) In his little speech he said when he traveled for 2 months in favor of repeal and replace Obamacare in 2008 - the country chose to re-elect Obama. Obamacare wasn’t even an issue in 2008 - he is senile.


47 posted on 09/25/2013 3:12:52 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: skeeter

History will know this day. McCain will be the villain in the eyes of history— they will shake their heads and wonder...why???


48 posted on 09/25/2013 3:14:26 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: twister881
Well said. I do respect that McCain's survival being a POW is deserving of recognition and admiration. However, he has made a habit of stepping on his tie on almost every issue. He desires to be remembered as the man who was shot down in Vietnam, endured horrible atrocities, and then came home to become a “nice” politician. His reaching across the aisle is always misguided and is, indeed, shameful. I did vote for him. He will always be, in my mind, the guy that gave us Obama. As for GWB, he did prevent AlGore and JF’nKerry from sitting in the White Hut. Cheers for that!
49 posted on 09/25/2013 3:14:28 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: Gene Eric

Maybe if enough of us encouraged him to leave the party he would. I have repeatedly.

https://twitter.com/SenJohnMcCain

@SenJohnMcCain


50 posted on 09/25/2013 3:15:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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