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John McCain Hits the Dust
Political Realities ^ | 01/14/14 | Little Tboca

Posted on 01/14/2014 9:54:20 AM PST by LD Jackson

Edited on 01/14/2014 11:59:09 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Although this may seem minor to some - it's encouraging to see that Americans aren't just complaining they're doing some very constructive.  We've all discussed John McCain and his flip flopping votes and not just leaning to the left, but  joining the left many times.

Hopefully, Ohio will do something similar to John Boehner - they've found a solution for Obamacare so they're definitely on the fight to take back our Country.  So there are things we can do as a group if we get organized.  Here's the email sent to me last night.  This is big and McCain is trying to weasel out.

U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is frequently characterized by his critics as a “RINO” — Republican in name only — but such criticism hit especially close to home on Saturday.

The Maricopa County Republican Party, McCain’s home county, voted overwhelmingly to censure the 2008 Republican nominee for president for his “betrayal” of party values, according to the local CBS affiliate.

McCain was admonished for pushing liberal legislation, backing liberal nominees and for “assaults on the Constitution and 2nd amendment,” the resolution said.

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The vote wasn’t even close, with 1,169 voting for censure, compared to just 358 voting against it.

The censure concluded that “until he consistently champions our Party’s Platform and values, we, the Republican leadership in Arizona will no longer support, campaign for or endorse John McCain as our U.S. Senator.”


Here is the resolution as drafted by precinct committeeman Tim Schwartz, according to CBS5 Phoenix:

As leaders in the Republican Party, we are obligated to fully support our party, platform and its candidates. Only in times of great crisis or betrayal is it necessary to publicly censure our leaders.

Today we are faced with both. For too long we have waited, hoping Sen. McCain would return to our party’s values on his own. That has not happened. So with sadness and humility we rise and declare:

Whereas Sen. McCain has amassed a long and terrible record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats, such as amnesty, funding for Obamacare, the debt ceiling, assaults on the constitution and second amendment, and has continued to support liberal nominees;

Whereas this record has been disastrous and harmful to Arizona and the United States; and,

Whereas Sen. McCain has campaigned as a conservative and made promises during his re-election campaigns, such as the needed and welcomed promise to secure our borders and finish the border fence, only to quickly flip-flop on those promises; and whereas McCain has abandoned our core values and has been eerily silent against liberals, yet publicly reprimands conservatives in his own party, therefore

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Maricopa County Republican leadership censures Sen. McCain for his continued disservice to our state and nation, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED  that until he consistently championsour party’s platform and values, we, the Republican leadership in Arizona will no longer support, campaign for or endorse John McCain as our U.S. senator.

As Always

Little Tboca

TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 113th; johnmccain
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To: bgill

Who can forget that October moment when he actually endorsed his opponent?

21 posted on 01/15/2014 6:17:21 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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"Little did the commies know that McCain was one of their most effective weapons .. wrecking equipment ... screwing up missions ... antagonizing fellow officers and superiors .. drunk, disorderly, disheveled ... and occasionally AWOL slobbo. Probably one of the worst airplane drivers ever, he was notorious for getting lost. Had he not had several admirals in the family, this fellow would have possibly made LT and have been assigned to soldering handles on mess kits in Twenty-Nine Palms.

That one could leave marks...

22 posted on 01/15/2014 6:20:26 AM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: LD Jackson


23 posted on 01/15/2014 6:51:10 AM PST by Dustbunny ("Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. " Ronald Reagan)
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