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John McCain Warns There Will Be 'Hell To Pay' If Russia Shot Down Malaysian Plane
Business Insider ^ | July 17 2014 | Colin Campbell

Posted on 07/17/2014 11:48:21 AM PDT by PoloSec

Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) declared on Thursday there would be "incredible repercussions" if Russian forces or pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine shot down the Malaysian flight that crashed earlier in the day.

In an appearance on MSNBC shortly after news of the crash broke, McCain stressed it was too early to come to definite conclusions. However, he pointed out Ukrainian aircraft have previously been shot down in recent days and "mistaken identification" of the Malaysian plane could be "part of a pattern" that demands a powerful reaction from the United States.

"This was an airliner headed towards Russian airspace and it has the earmarks — and I'm not concluding — but it has the earmarks of a mistaken identification of an aircraft that they may have believed was Ukrainian. If that's true, this is a horrible tragic event which was certainly unanticipated by anybody no matter who they are. And there will be incredible repercussions if this is the case," he said. "If it is the result of either separatist or Russian actions mistakenly believing that this is a Ukrainian warplane, I think there's going to be hell to pay and there should be."

McCain called the pro-Russian separatists and the Russian government "really one and the same" and said both had the capability to shoot down the Malaysian flight. An adviser to the Ukraine interior minister said separatists shot down the passenger plane with a Russian-made Buk ground-to-air missile system. The separatists have denied responsibility. Ukrainian forces have been clashing with the separatists in the eastern part of the country and the region of Crimea since pro-Kremlin Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted following widespread protests against his administration in February.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: ukraine
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1 posted on 07/17/2014 11:48:21 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Thank god he wasn’t elected president.


2 posted on 07/17/2014 11:49:54 AM PDT by McGruff (Denial: It's Not Just a River in Egypt)
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To: PoloSec

RE: Hell to Pay

As in what?

What can Malaysia do to Russia?

Or is he insinuating that the USA will retaliate on Malaysia’s behalf?


3 posted on 07/17/2014 11:50:31 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: PoloSec

Hey Juan...why don’t you go deal with the issue of a tidal wave of illegals coming into your state. Your threats are empty...


4 posted on 07/17/2014 11:51:02 AM PDT by halo66
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To: PoloSec; a fool in paradise

Whatever John. Someone pat him on the head and give him tapioca pudding.


5 posted on 07/17/2014 11:51:17 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: PoloSec

Shut up, John. You are not relevant.


6 posted on 07/17/2014 11:51:21 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: PoloSec

Sit down and shut up you blithering idiot!


7 posted on 07/17/2014 11:51:57 AM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: PoloSec
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) declared on Thursday there would be "incredible repercussions" if Russian forces or pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine shot down the Malaysian flight that crashed earlier in the day.

And, if Ukraine shot it down, then what?

8 posted on 07/17/2014 11:52:04 AM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: PoloSec

LOL, you’re not living in the USA anymore , John


9 posted on 07/17/2014 11:52:18 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: PoloSec

Let’s hope our NSA doesn’t lie and tell us they don’t know who shot down this plane. If they can’t produce the culprit, they need to be defunded for gross incompetence.


10 posted on 07/17/2014 11:52:27 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: PoloSec

11 posted on 07/17/2014 11:52:36 AM PDT by McGruff (Denial: It's Not Just a River in Egypt)
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To: GeronL

LOL!


12 posted on 07/17/2014 11:52:37 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Jewbacca

Thank you. You saved me some time writing that.


13 posted on 07/17/2014 11:52:43 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, we could send in our cops to kill their dogs.


14 posted on 07/17/2014 11:53:05 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: PoloSec

John Wayne McCain.


15 posted on 07/17/2014 11:53:12 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: PoloSec

John, sit back down and finish your soup.


16 posted on 07/17/2014 11:53:19 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the libs say we are.)
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To: PoloSec

Indeed. I’ve read his strongly worded letters and wanted to bleach my eyes each time.


17 posted on 07/17/2014 11:53:44 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: PoloSec

Dumb old idiot


18 posted on 07/17/2014 11:54:06 AM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: PoloSec

The dude is irrational. If it’s a mistake, why should there be hell to pay? US got caught making a similar mistake at least once.


19 posted on 07/17/2014 11:54:24 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: PoloSec

Johnny must have an extra gallon of Obambi’s red paint.


20 posted on 07/17/2014 11:54:44 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: PoloSec

Yeah right. NO ONE is going to be held accountable for this. NO ONE. It will go down as an accident with nobody proving a thing.


21 posted on 07/17/2014 11:55:17 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: PoloSec

This old bastard sure wants to see “one more good war” before he kicks the bucket. As much as I despise Obama I’m glad McKook never got in there.


22 posted on 07/17/2014 11:56:11 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: PoloSec

Bad omen Third commercial airliner downed by military ordinance. Korean airliner by the Russians, Iranian airliner by US Navy, and now this. As McCain is demonstrating this is how nations are led into war. The Germans sank the Lusitania and it was a big factor to convince Americans to enter WW I. History was changed. Hunch is that rebels in eastern Ukraine fired that missile thinking they were shooting at a Ukrainian transport but will of course deny it.Hopefully cool heads will prevail.


23 posted on 07/17/2014 11:56:47 AM PDT by allendale
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To: PoloSec

The plane should not have been downed but.... it appears to have been flying right through a known war zone...

I sure hope any airline I’m on will detour around known shooting zones....

just saying...

(what is the normal procedure for airliners? shouldn’t they usually avoid flying through war zones enroute to other far-away places? wouldn’t they normally detour around wars? just asking....seems useful information to know!)


24 posted on 07/17/2014 11:57:06 AM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: PoloSec

China, US, and NK have all shot down airliners.


25 posted on 07/17/2014 11:57:21 AM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: PoloSec

Crickets.


26 posted on 07/17/2014 11:57:21 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: PoloSec

Rest assured there will be hell to pay Senator. If I were you I’d be mighty worried; you’re no spring chicken...


27 posted on 07/17/2014 11:57:30 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: GeronL

Whatever John. Someone pat him on the head and give him tapioca pudding.


Don’t forget his bib.


28 posted on 07/17/2014 11:57:36 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: PoloSec
In an appearance on MSNBC shortly after news of the crash broke

like a moth to a flame

29 posted on 07/17/2014 11:58:15 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: PoloSec

I’m amazed at the failure to notice the dots.

The flap is about Russia, the Ukraine and the separatists.

Unmentioned or unnoticed is the fact the plane is Malaysian Air.

That would be the second Maylasian Air plane to go down with hundreds of passengers. The bad guys have problems with Maylasia, not Ukraine or Russia.


30 posted on 07/17/2014 11:59:13 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. NEgypt.C. GOPc.+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: PoloSec

“No comment,” said John McCain never.


31 posted on 07/17/2014 11:59:47 AM 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: PoloSec

Why is McCain saying “if”? Don’t we know?


32 posted on 07/17/2014 12:00:50 PM PDT by Redmen4ever
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To: PoloSec

What are you going to do numb-nuts, send them a strongly wooded letter, and grit your teeth?


33 posted on 07/17/2014 12:01:34 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: PoloSec

Its true!

We will draw a red line...
And then another...
And then another...
And then another...
And then another...
And then another...
And then another...

Putin is intimidated!


34 posted on 07/17/2014 12:06:37 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: PoloSec
Whenever this old goof has been thwarted from using his own personal playset (the US military), he gets more belligerent when the next real or imagined casus belli comes around. Always spoilin' for a fight... unless it's with his good friends across the aisle.

Mr. niteowl77

35 posted on 07/17/2014 12:06:41 PM PDT by niteowl77 (The five stages of Progressive persuasion: lecture, nudge, shove, arrest, liquidate.)
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To: PoloSec

SHUT UP, JOHN!


36 posted on 07/17/2014 12:06:52 PM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: Rumplemeyer

McCain’s just jealous that a plane got shot down and he wasn’t flying it this time.


37 posted on 07/17/2014 12:07:42 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: PoloSec
Energy stocks in western net energy exporting nations are going up.

Ukraine Separatist Leader Boasts Of Downing Plane
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3181549/posts


38 posted on 07/17/2014 12:08:01 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
And, if Ukraine shot it down, then what?

That news will never be allowed to emerge.

But, I suspect that's what happened.

39 posted on 07/17/2014 12:11:49 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Peace On Earth! Purity of Essence! McCain/Ripper 2016)
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To: McGruff

McCain would be an ineffective President with bad policies who would operate within the confines of US law. His damage would be limited by the system around him.

Obama is an anti-US revolutionary dedicated to the destruction of the US who purposefully undermines US law. It is unlikely that representative government will survive in the US.

I know which one I would choose.


40 posted on 07/17/2014 12:12:53 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: PoloSec

No problem. John can ask his good friends across the aisle to print up some more funds to pay it.


41 posted on 07/17/2014 12:14:29 PM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: PoloSec

Ha....that is the funniest thing I have heard all day. What is McPain going to do....talk them to submission???


42 posted on 07/17/2014 12:16:35 PM PDT by 4everontheRight (And the story began with..."Once there was a great nation......")
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To: SeekAndFind
Or is he insinuating that the USA will retaliate on Malaysia’s behalf?

23 Americans reportedly killed
43 posted on 07/17/2014 12:16:40 PM PDT by Chad_the_Impaler
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To: PoloSec

McCain is such a blowhard—he loves the sound of his own voice and his picture on the news.

Does anybody in DC read Sun Tzu? In the Ukraine situation the Russians are strong and we are weak. All our politicians need to sit down and shut up.


44 posted on 07/17/2014 12:18:17 PM PDT by cgbg (HLM--"Democracy is the theory that people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.")
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To: McGruff
Putin and his Kremlin cohorts are laughing themselves silly at this silly old man.

Gee, John--you think they're shaking in their boots???

45 posted on 07/17/2014 12:19:03 PM PDT by Savage Beast (Hubris and denial overwhelm Western Civilization. Nemesis and tragedy always follow.)
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To: All

“Bede bede bede, that’s all folks”, says McSane (isn’t)


46 posted on 07/17/2014 12:19:14 PM PDT by veracious
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To: PoloSec

What are you going to do, John? Start a war with Russia?


47 posted on 07/17/2014 12:19:22 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: PoloSec
Hey you, you war mongering asswipe globalist idiot tool!!
There will be hell to pay when the public or the 3% moves to action to finally hold you and your psychopathic totalitarian fiendish friends accountable for decades of wars and misery inflicted the world over.
Hell to Pay will be yours!!!!
I will enjoy seeing you swing!!!!!
48 posted on 07/17/2014 12:22:51 PM PDT by free from tyranny
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To: PoloSec
John McCain Warns There Will Be 'Hell To Pay' If Russia Shot Down Malaysian Plane

The Rooskies didn't shoot down the airliner. Putin doesn't do anything unless it benefits him or Russia, this doesn't benefit him or Russia.

Go back to sleep, John.

49 posted on 07/17/2014 12:23:19 PM 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: PoloSec
Russia did it.

Where Did Ukraine's Rebels Get Missile Launcher That Allegedly Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Plane?
http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3181563/posts

Malaysian Passenger Jet 'Shot Down' Over Eastern Ukraine
http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3181558/posts

Another recent Russian activity.

Russia 'to reopen Cold War Cuban listening post used to spy on America'
http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3181576/posts


50 posted on 07/17/2014 12:23:29 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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