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John McCain: Great Britain ‘No Longer a World Power’
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Posted on 08/31/2013 5:21:06 PM PDT by chessplayer

Senator John McCain had harsh words for Great Britain Friday following that country’s decision to not participate in a coordinated attack on Syria.

Appearing on NBC’s Tonight Show, McCain said, “I feel badly about the British. They're our dear friends, but they're no longer a world power. It's just a fact of life.”


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To: Viennacon

Ok. I understand. More mid east war interventions mean more world power!

Also means more kickbacks to corrupt Neo Cons... I bet their bank accounts are hurting right about now!


101 posted on 08/31/2013 6:22:02 PM PDT by o2bfree (Lindsey Graham is left of South Carolina.)
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To: chessplayer

Term limits would have put this jackass out to pasture long ago.....


102 posted on 08/31/2013 6:23:26 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: chessplayer

And if the Neo-Con’s like McCain keep getting us bogged down in wars, we won’t be world power much longer either.


103 posted on 08/31/2013 6:28:21 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: MomofMarine

My 88 year old dad is sickened by McCain. He tired of this lust for wars involving Muslims. He is mostly sickened by all the maiming and deaths of our young troops for no good reasons. Yet here they are, DC idiots want another one. It never ends.

He sends so many checks to wounded soldier groups because seeing their misery upsets him so much.


104 posted on 08/31/2013 6:28:55 PM PDT by dforest
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To: tumblindice

The scumbag cheered us into Libya as well and then started screaming bloody murder over the Benghazi attack as if he was completely innocent and just wanted answers.

A real Eddie Haskell republican.


105 posted on 08/31/2013 6:28:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: peeps36

Yeah, he and Linda are both Saudi puppets. Has to be something in it for them.


106 posted on 08/31/2013 6:30:34 PM PDT by dforest
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To: cripplecreek

Senator Senile Dementia. He had just enough guile left to corrupt
Senator Ricky Ricardo Rubio. The inmates are running the asylum.


107 posted on 08/31/2013 6:34:41 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Somebody needs to put the senile old clown in the nutter house.


108 posted on 08/31/2013 6:37:23 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: chessplayer

Exactly. Someone PLEASE send McCain to the glue factory.


109 posted on 08/31/2013 6:38:01 PM PDT by rintense
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To: o2bfree

No nothing to do with that, I just wouldn’t consider them to be a world power anymore, much like France. The entire West has become a clown car of dysfunctional nations in varying states of decay.


110 posted on 08/31/2013 6:47:21 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: chessplayer

What a moron...Britain hasn’t been a world power for decades...But he knew that...

Now McCain insults the Brits since their gov’t won’t go against the wishes of the majority of the people...


111 posted on 08/31/2013 6:48:53 PM PDT by Iscool
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To: svcw

“SHUT UP!!!
My god can this man become more annoying?”

Even if this is true, it doesn’t need to be said by a prominent US Senator.


112 posted on 08/31/2013 6:54:11 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Lazamataz

His skin cancer?
Too bad it didn’t go far enough.
McCain is a useless breather and feeder. Good men died in VC prisons while that POS survived.
I truly do wonder about God’s reasoning, at times.


113 posted on 08/31/2013 6:55:40 PM PDT by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: chessplayer

depends on how you define “world power.”

they are in the 10 most powerful military forces.

number 5 on this list:

http://www.globalfirepower.com/


114 posted on 08/31/2013 6:58:38 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: PapaBear3625

I hate to say it, but he’s right.


Neither is France, but he isn’t going on talk shows and insulting them. Maybe thats because France is licking bammys feet?


115 posted on 08/31/2013 6:59:05 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Sometimes I wonder if John McCain threw the 2008 election because he was promised the opportunity to do exactly what he is doing right now. Remember, he was photographed in Syria when... like a month ago? What is he doing, setting up the ultimate destruction of Israel?


116 posted on 08/31/2013 7:00:54 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: chessplayer

McCain is not longer relevant. He starting to say crazy things just to get attention.


117 posted on 08/31/2013 7:01:12 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: chessplayer

A quote from the episode of Doctor Who, “Voyage of The Damned.”

Mr. Copper: So Great Britain is part of Europe, and just across the British channel you’ve got Great France and Great Germany?
The Doctor: It’s just France and Germany. Only Britain is Great.

I guess this means Great Britain isn’t go great anymore.


118 posted on 08/31/2013 7:03:18 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (IÂ’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: chessplayer

FU John McNuts!


119 posted on 08/31/2013 7:05:28 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Lazamataz

If a certain North Vietnamese SA-2 crew defending Hanoi in October, 1967 had aimed their missile a little better, the world would be a better place today.


120 posted on 08/31/2013 7:17:05 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: chessplayer

Earth to John. Who gives a damn what you think....


121 posted on 08/31/2013 7:18:24 PM PDT by freebilly (Creepy and the Ass Crackers....)
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To: chessplayer

Sometimes I love FR.


122 posted on 08/31/2013 7:24:44 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: chessplayer

But, you, McCain, are still a world class a##Hole traitor.


123 posted on 08/31/2013 7:30:30 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (When you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil.)
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To: chessplayer

McCain no longer a rational person.


124 posted on 08/31/2013 7:31:12 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
SOMETIMES???
125 posted on 08/31/2013 7:32:04 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: chessplayer

McCain is right there in the same category as zero and biden, embarrassments to the nation!


126 posted on 08/31/2013 7:32:17 PM PDT by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: chessplayer

Perhaps not, but a loyal friend is not to be disrespected.


127 posted on 08/31/2013 7:32:38 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Totally agree.

I’m ashamed Juan McCain is an American.


128 posted on 08/31/2013 7:33:20 PM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: Venturer

McCain should face a firing squad.


129 posted on 08/31/2013 7:40:54 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (When you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil.)
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To: Alas Babylon!

I Won’t Give McCain a Pass or those that stick up for the POS!


130 posted on 08/31/2013 7:42:34 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ("don't hurt me , G 'man!")
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Some reasons why Britain is still a world power:

1. It has nuclear weapons, and the means to deliver them anywhere on the planet;


That alone makes them a world power.


131 posted on 08/31/2013 7:48:37 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Long thread and may have already been said..

I heard one of the Brit legislators state flat out that O had drawn the line in the sand and it was not Britain’s job to enforce it (paraphrase).

On the hand I stood up and cheered...on the other hand it saddened and embarrassed me.


132 posted on 08/31/2013 7:49:49 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Alas Babylon!

Benedict Arnold was as war hero too ...


133 posted on 08/31/2013 7:50:12 PM PDT by SecondAmendment (Restoring our Republic at 9.8357x10^8 FPS)
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To: chessplayer

Wow.


134 posted on 08/31/2013 8:03:12 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: molson209
Was Senator John McCain also working for Obama in 2008 ?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't he the first one to scream and shout when people started calling out Obama's middle name "Hussein"? He stepped up with a big giant assist to Zero with that one!

135 posted on 08/31/2013 8:12:52 PM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: Vince Ferrer

You need to take up McCain’s presence on the world stage with the people in Arizona. For some reason they apparently believe he is a real war hero with a lot of moxie. As for me I don’t think so.


136 posted on 08/31/2013 8:14:13 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: chessplayer

It is a national disgrace that the Navy allowed this retard McCain to “graduate” from Annapolis when he really flunked out - only because his father was an Admiral. The damage he did to legitimate Navy airmen, POWs and this nation’s security thereafter is incalculable. He is a traitor, but a cowardly one. At least Benedict Arnold announced his betrayal. McCain betrays us with stealth, secrets and subterfuge. I despise him beyond words. God damn you John McCain. If you have any shred of honor in your twilight years...RESIGN.


137 posted on 08/31/2013 8:17:07 PM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: chessplayer

He is a meaningless dolt.


138 posted on 08/31/2013 8:26:40 PM PDT by em2vn
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To: chessplayer

McCain needs to grow up - temper tantrums are ugly at his age.

The Brits ARE our friends - they’re just not stupid...


139 posted on 08/31/2013 8:28:59 PM PDT by GOPJ (Chicago's 10 year murder toll exceeds that of all US soldiers killed in Afghanistan..)
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To: em2vn

mclame was in the military...so were many others. Because of that, some feel he should get a pass? His “pass” expired many years ago. He is a doddering pile of cr** and should resign immediately.


140 posted on 08/31/2013 8:33:38 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: chessplayer
Great Britain no longer a world power? Really?

Then why is Britain continuously called our "strongest ally" in numerous articles by numerous outlets?

Why did 0bammy seek Britain as a formidable ally in his tried-but-failed coalition against Syria?

These NWO windbags are a complete embarrassment.

141 posted on 08/31/2013 8:45:57 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: dfwgator
McCain is a steaming pile of dog poo. That's an insult to steaming piles of dog poo.

don't you think that this is just a wee bit childish??

142 posted on 08/31/2013 8:51:17 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: who knows what evil?
He’s 77...things have got to be ‘breaking down’...

HEY.....WATCH IT THERE

143 posted on 08/31/2013 8:55:39 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: Victor
>> I think the Brits would beg to differ with ya, Johnnie me boy.... <<

I would agree with John McCain. The once mighty british empire has become a joke, and David Cameron legalizing gay "marriage" there is just the final nail in the coffin. Like much of western Europe, Muslims are taking over and the UK as we know it is dying. The fact they got it right on Syria doesn't change that fact.

144 posted on 08/31/2013 8:57:02 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Liz Cheney's family supports gay marriage. Do you?)
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To: montag813
It is a national disgrace that the Navy allowed this retard McCain to “graduate” from Annapolis when he really flunked out - only because his father was an Admiral. The damage he did to legitimate Navy airmen, POWs and this nation’s security thereafter is incalculable. He is a traitor, but a cowardly one. At least Benedict Arnold announced his betrayal. McCain betrays us with stealth, secrets and subterfuge. I despise him beyond words. God damn you John McCain. If you have any shred of honor in your twilight years...RESIGN.

you're, at best, PATHETIC!!

145 posted on 08/31/2013 9:06:35 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: chessplayer

Do De-Do De-Do De-Do-Do (whistling..)

146 posted on 08/31/2013 9:28:02 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Alas Babylon!
I respect his service, nevertheless. He was very badly injured when he crashed and didn’t receive proper care while a POW. I disagree with you on this issue. He was not treated well.

I can’t stand him politically, but let’s not denigrate the man’s service to his country, please.
__________________________________________________

Sorry AB, but many of us no longer feel the obligation to preface every damn comment about this guy with the tired and worn out: “I respect his military service...blah...blah blah...”

F*ck McCain's military service! This A$$hole made law to take way other American’s rights to free speech! Remember McCain-Feingold? He's also helping to destroy this nation with his stand on amnesty!

This POS is helping to destroy our nation! You want to praise his service, you go right ahead. Many of us no longer feel the obligation.

147 posted on 08/31/2013 9:52:12 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Their nominal GDP is #6 in the world behind the US, China, Japan, Germany, and maybe Brazil. That’s pretty strong.


148 posted on 08/31/2013 9:59:06 PM PDT by sunrise_sunset
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To: chessplayer

They are a great world power. They have acted responsibly while France can only think about oil.


149 posted on 08/31/2013 10:00:55 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: chessplayer

The U.S. the only true world power but the UK is in the second tier which is nothing to be ashamed of for a tiny island. I would put them there with China, Japan, Russia and Germany, and the UK has the highest quality military of that bunch.


150 posted on 08/31/2013 10:03:18 PM PDT by sunrise_sunset
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