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McCain: Review Ariz. 'stand your ground' laws
Politico ^ | 21 Jul 2013 | ELIZABETH TITUS

Posted on 07/21/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT by mandaladon

Arizona Sen. John McCain says his home state should review its "stand-your-ground" law in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

The Republican senator said he trusted the jury's judgment in the case, but added Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the law "may be something that needs to be reviewed."

Does he think that applies to Arizona?

"Yes, I do and I’m confident that members of the Arizona legislature will," McCain said.

He said he did not share Sen. Ted Cruz's view that President Obama's remarks on "stand-your-ground" laws represented another administration approach to gun control.

"I respect his view, but I don’t frankly see the connection," McCain said of his Texas Republican colleague.

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


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To: CharlesWayneCT

If it was due to old age, would he tend to bend every way but right, except for on defense? Though even there, it is hard to know what is conservative or liberal anymore.


51 posted on 07/21/2013 7:59:02 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: cripplecreek

“He’s buckin for Jay Carney’s job.”

I’m thinking more like Reggie Love’s


52 posted on 07/21/2013 7:59:16 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
I know some have never liked McCain, but he didn’t used to be quite so asinine.

He has always been an ass. Ask anybody who knew him in the Naval Academy and the Navy. He was a hot dog who disregarded all the rules and thought he was all that because of who his father and grandfather were. He graduated at the very bottom of his class and then his entire Naval career consisted of crashing airplanes.

53 posted on 07/21/2013 8:01:30 AM PDT by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: mandaladon

STFU, you evil, old, lying, traitorous man.


54 posted on 07/21/2013 8:02:08 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: mandaladon

McCain be all eat up with the dumb ass.


55 posted on 07/21/2013 8:05:32 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: etcb
I don't respect McCain's view, but I don't frankly see the connection between stand your ground laws that were not involved and a strictly self defense case.

You are correct that the Zimmerman case was strictly a self-defense case and had nothing to do with SYG. McCain is just a pandering old fool.

56 posted on 07/21/2013 8:09:19 AM PDT by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: mandaladon

And the Republicans begin to join the choir..... /sigh


57 posted on 07/21/2013 8:10:37 AM PDT by mykroar (China and Russia are playing chess while Obamas's playing 52 card pick-up.)
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To: mandaladon

IS there no way to shut this guy up. We like our Stand-Your-Ground law just fine, and don’t come meddling in our state laws - stick to what you are knowledgeable about: Money in politics. I voted for this clown rather then the RAT candidate - but no more. Next time around his box will be blank.


58 posted on 07/21/2013 8:10:49 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: mandaladon

What’s to review? Worked as intended.


59 posted on 07/21/2013 8:11:59 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: KevinB

Yep, last year when the batman movie killer shot all those people, sure would have different results if someone stood their ground during that event and blasted that jerk away before he killed and wounded so many people.


60 posted on 07/21/2013 8:13:00 AM PDT by lilypad
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To: mandaladon

McRINO Praises Obama’s “Very Impressive” Speech On Racism…

Groan-inducing.

Via ThinkProgress:

[T]he senator also praised the remarks Obama delivered about the Zimmerman case on Friday, calling them “very impressive” and pledging to meet with more African American and Hispanic groups in Arizona. “I need Americans to talk to their friends and neighbors, not just those on their block or in their circle of friends,” he said.

http://weaselzippers.us/


61 posted on 07/21/2013 8:13:44 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Red in Blue PA

"Make sure that John gets a free copy of my book."

62 posted on 07/21/2013 8:15:31 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: mandaladon
Here is the complete list of all the major issues where Sen. McCain disagrees with Sen. Schumer, Sen. Reid and President Obama:
63 posted on 07/21/2013 8:15:43 AM PDT by JPG (Obama Does Egypt.)
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To: mandaladon

McCain is not an Arizonan. His rich, beer heiress wife is. The only reason he shames Arizona by taking its senate seat away from an Arizonan, is because it is cheap to buy.

And once in that seat, he uses his wife’s money to destroy anyone who would challenge him. Character assassination, mudslinging, vile campaign tactics like the worst of Democrats.

Arizona will only be free of him when his contract runs out and he dissolves into a foul smelling black pool of slime.


64 posted on 07/21/2013 8:17:37 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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To: KevinB
He has always been an ass. Ask anybody who knew him in the Naval Academy and the Navy. He was a hot dog who disregarded all the rules and thought he was all that because of who his father and grandfather were. He graduated at the very bottom of his class and then his entire Naval career consisted of crashing airplanes.

I have read that about McCain as well. And this guy never seems to back the position of conservative Republicans on any issue anymore. Yet people like Sarah Palin and even Ted Cruz feel compelled to slobber all over McCain's butt every Veteran's Day or even his birthday for some reason. I think this only encourages McCain to continue his "up-yours" attitude toward conservatives. One person who has McCain pegged right is Rush Limbaugh, he has absolutely no respect for John McCain and ridicules his positions constantly.

65 posted on 07/21/2013 8:18:30 AM PDT by Reddon
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To: Red in Blue PA

Normally this wouldn’t bother me - with McCain, it’s what we’ve come to expect. The problem is that Governor Brewer is going wobbly and/or becoming senile too. Two years ago she stopped the guns on university campus bill that the legislature was set to pass. This year she sold out on Obamacare. Between the two of they could pose a threat to our basic right to defend ourselves.


66 posted on 07/21/2013 8:18:36 AM PDT by InABunkerUnderSF (Because 2 terms with Jerry Brown as Governor was all I could take.)
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To: mandaladon

Hey MAC!!!

I don’t NEED any special law to defend myself!!!!

I am under NO OBLIGATION TO BE A VICTIM!!!


67 posted on 07/21/2013 8:20:09 AM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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68 posted on 07/21/2013 8:20:10 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: smalltownslick

When are all those old Arizona codgers going to vote this carbuncle out.!?! He’s downright embarrassing. Damn they must be downright daft to put up with stuff!


69 posted on 07/21/2013 8:20:49 AM PDT by jimsin
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To: mandaladon

Get this treasonous old fool OUT!!!


70 posted on 07/21/2013 8:21:27 AM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: Reddon
One person who has McCain pegged right is Rush Limbaugh, he has absolutely no respect for John McCain and ridicules his positions constantly.

And Mark Levin. Levin absolutely despises McCain and is happy to let everyone know it.

71 posted on 07/21/2013 8:21:47 AM PDT by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: mandaladon

Would someone please find a way to shut up that ignorant prima donna. Why does Arizona keep electing him? He was a corrupt simpleton to begin with, and now that he is going senile he is an insufferable idiot.


72 posted on 07/21/2013 8:25:24 AM PDT by pallis (E)
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To: GenXteacher

“He’s done more damage to our country than he ever did to the NVA.”

In addition to crashing five aircraft and still maintaining his wings!


73 posted on 07/21/2013 8:26:27 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: mandaladon

Please go f yourself, McLame!


74 posted on 07/21/2013 8:27:35 AM PDT by Vasilli22
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To: Red in Blue PA
One word: Dementia

Maybe you answered the question I was about to ask, which was "what has this guy got to gain by selling out at his age?"

75 posted on 07/21/2013 8:34:15 AM PDT by farsny
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To: mandaladon

The normally wonderful people of Arizona should feel ashamed to have this clown represent them in the Senate. He was, is and ever shall be a shill for the imbecile in the White House.


76 posted on 07/21/2013 8:34:53 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: mandaladon

I hope McCain attacks someone and they exterminate him befor they consider changing the law!


77 posted on 07/21/2013 8:36:06 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: mandaladon

An old, irrelevant, man trying to please his liberal rich wife.


78 posted on 07/21/2013 8:46:03 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: mandaladon
It can't be that he's that clueless.

He has to be taking payola.

He's done it before and gotten away with it, right Mr. McKeating?

79 posted on 07/21/2013 8:47:03 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: mandaladon

McCain is a tool, he always has been but now that he’s senile he can’t hide it as well anymore.


80 posted on 07/21/2013 8:47:11 AM PDT by McGavin999
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To: mandaladon

I can’t wait for this loser to be gone. He’s in the same category as Ted Kennedy in the damage he’s done to our country.


81 posted on 07/21/2013 8:49:22 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: mandaladon

Can I now say I told you so?


82 posted on 07/21/2013 8:50:03 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: mandaladon

McCain will do ANYTHING to please his DemonRat Masters!!Good Boy,John,Good Boy,John,here is your bone!!!!!!!!!!!!


83 posted on 07/21/2013 8:50:40 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: cripplecreek

Yep ole Johnny’s got the right idea allright and this will give some Mess NBC talking head Lib a chance to spew something.like ‘and consider this Sheeple, even the distinguished Johnny McLain, that former Republican Presidential candidate, wants people to be road blocked in their efforts to survive a murderous attempt on their lives!...So there’ll be a lot more widows and orphans...so what?....At least nobody will feeeeel discriminated against. And I think we can all agree that’s best for America!’


84 posted on 07/21/2013 8:54:41 AM PDT by jimsin
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To: mandaladon

“I respect his view, but I don’t frankly see the connection,” McCain”

Feinting ignorance and lying through his teeth. The people
who elected this jacka$$, should be ashamed of themselves
and hide their faces in public. I wish Cruz would demand
McJacka$$ switch his party affiliation. He’s beyond RINO.
He’s just plain tard.


85 posted on 07/21/2013 8:59:30 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: mandaladon

Drop dead Juan.


86 posted on 07/21/2013 9:05:30 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: mandaladon

Under our Constitution, the legislature is supposed to give McCain orders, not the other way around. Stupid 17th Amendment.


87 posted on 07/21/2013 9:07:10 AM PDT by Defiant (In the next rebellion, the rebels will be the ones carrying the American flag.)
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To: farsny; All

“One word: Dementia”

I almost wish it were so, but it is not. Last election I observed Senator McCain closely for about an hour. He was sharp, knew what he was talking about, and at the top of his game.

The only reason that I can come up with is that he is a lifelong progressive.


88 posted on 07/21/2013 9:23:42 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: onyx

Lets start a poll.. How long before McNut jumps to the DemoRat party.. My bet is the moment we win back the Senate by a single vote..


89 posted on 07/21/2013 9:27:41 AM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: Luke21

I voted for the other guy ... and will again next senate election. Same with the Flake


90 posted on 07/21/2013 9:29:57 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: mandaladon

McCain should NEVER have been put in charge of anything.

That whole “vote for me,I’m a war hero” is such a load of crap.

A lousy flier who got shot down while disobeying mission instructions,and had already crashed a couple planes, isn’t someone proven to idolize.


91 posted on 07/21/2013 9:37:32 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: mandaladon

It would be better if Arizona reviewed its choices for the U.S. Senate.


92 posted on 07/21/2013 10:40:26 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: mandaladon
Arizona Sen. John McCain says his home state should review its "stand-your-ground" law in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

Why? SYG wasn't in play in the Florida case, so how is that case supposed to provide any new information for anyone to use in reviewing SYG laws? And furthermore, if SYG had been in play, it's still right, so what's to review?

The AZ state legislature should send him a stinging letter of rebuke and tell him to mind his own business.

93 posted on 07/21/2013 11:54:34 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: jimsin
When are all those old Arizona codgers going to vote this carbuncle out.!?! He’s downright embarrassing. Damn they must be downright daft to put up with stuff!

It cost him $20 a vote to win the '10 primary (Money contributed by conservatives willing to take even him over Obama, and which he then sat on and threw the election. Ass.)

I doubt he'll run for reelection anyway. In 2016 he'll be 80, plus like I said it cost him a fortune to win this time.

94 posted on 07/21/2013 11:59:16 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
This would be like saying every state should review all the laws and regulations for road work every time there is an accident in another state....that wasn't even on a road.
95 posted on 07/21/2013 12:03:36 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: mandaladon

McCain the Manchurian candidate.


96 posted on 07/21/2013 12:11:38 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: GoldenPup

LOL,Yeah, that would be better for us, anyway..


97 posted on 07/21/2013 12:14:05 PM PDT by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

“In addition to crashing five aircraft and still maintaining his wings!”

A privilege of affirmative action beneficiaries and flag officers’ children..... Anybody else would have been toast.


98 posted on 07/21/2013 12:41:16 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: onyx

What stands out for me, more than his sheer idiocy, is his apparent disdain for Ted Cruz. Could he be anymore obvious in his resistance to what is right for this country?!

This inner party bickering by mc cain, graham, mc connell and all the puppies who trail boehner, is so destructive and I’m sick to death of it. Oh yea, I forgot, we are the coo coo birds or something like that. What a drag these guys are on our side.


99 posted on 07/21/2013 1:27:02 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 ('Hey citizen, what's in YOUR closet?')
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To: marktwain

The McCain family, including his direct ancestor, were slaveholders. He said he was unaware of this until his 2000 campaign.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_McCains


100 posted on 07/21/2013 7:43:32 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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