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  • NEW VIDEO: "The Plot to Overthrow the United States of America" (10/25/08)

    10/30/2008 11:17:41 PM PDT · by Nasher · 96 replies · 4,155+ views ^ | 10/25/08 | CitizenSlim
    Just found this video through one of the Hillary Clinton "PUMA" (Pro McCain/Palin) websites. At 55 minutes it is rather long. It does however show that 0bama's own statements tied to his radical associations make him a danger to this great country. I encourage everyone to watch it and to pass it along.
  • Rolling Stone: McCain a 'Mean Little Fu_ _er,' That Puts Own 'Advancement Above All Else'

    10/03/2008 7:09:20 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 23 replies · 764+ views ^ | 10/03/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    The Rolling Stone has a long attack piece on John McCain in its October issue that really rakes the GOP presidential candidate over the coals. The piece indulges in quite a lot of name-calling and dismisses his patriotism, bravery, and integrity in nearly every paragraph. It's quite a vicious attack piece, really. This slanderous piece doesn't even take a little time to get warmed up as it emerges, guns blazing, in the first few paragraphs by calling John McCain an "undisciplined, spoiled brat" and insisting that he once went to Rio to "get laid" despite being married, with three kids...
  • Sen. Graham Responds To Bailout Vote

    09/29/2008 10:05:29 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 85 replies · 1,222+ views
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement after the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives against the financial rescue plan. He said: “I have never been more disappointed in the Congress than I am today. I hope every member of the House of Representatives—Republican and Democrat—who voted against this legislation will work in the next twenty-four hours to improve the bill. Now is the time to put the national interest above the self interest. “Speaker Pelosi’s partisan comments before the vote obviously did not help matters. Now is not the time for extreme partisanship...
  • McCain Likes Democrat Andrew Cuomo for SEC Chief

    09/22/2008 7:32:15 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 79 replies · 2,563+ views
    McCain Likes Democrat Andrew Cuomo for SEC Chief Monday, September 22, 2008 By Susan Jones, Senior Editor ( - If he's elected president, Republican Sen. John McCain says he would want Democrat Andrew Cuomo to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission. McCain, who has called for Republican SEC chief Chris Cox to resign, made the comment on the CBS program "60 Minutes" Sunday night. "I'm curious," CBS Correspondent Scott Pelley told McCain. "If you want to fire Chris Cox, the chairman of the SEC, who would you replace him with?" McCain responded: "This may sound a little unusual, but I've...
  • George Will Lashes Out Against Republicans ("Where is Bennigan's Bailout?")

    09/19/2008 11:40:48 AM PDT · by Mr. Brightside · 51 replies · 192+ views
    George Will lashes out against big government, McCain's claims by Chris Knape | The Grand Rapids Press Thursday September 18, 2008, 10:58 PM GRAND RAPIDS -- Conservative columnist George Will practically boiled out of his trademark bow tie Thursday night, lashing out at Republican presidential nominee John McCain's call for Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox's resignation. Will's keynote appearance at the downtown JW Marriott capped the first day of a West Michigan Regional Policy Conference, which organizers said was trying to avoid being "West Michigan polite." Will took a call from Cox shortly before taking the stage Thursday...
  • Fannie, Freddie bailout triggers credit default swaps($1+ trillion derivative contracts involved)

    09/08/2008 9:54:53 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 71 replies · 1,125+ views
    MarketWatch ^ | 09/08/08 | Alistair Barr
    Fannie, Freddie bailout triggers credit default swaps More than $1 trillion of derivative contracts will need to be settled By Alistair Barr, MarketWatch Last update: 1:30 p.m. EDT Sept. 8, 2008 SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - The U.S. government's seizure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has triggered more than $1 trillion of credit default swaps tied to the mortgage giants. The International Swaps and Derivatives Association said in a memo on Monday that 13 major credit default swap dealers unanimously agreed that a credit event had occurred.
  • McCain says he will include Democrats in Cabinet (Post-Partisan Projectile Vomit Spew Alert!)

    09/07/2008 7:32:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 114 replies · 379+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/7/08 | Jason Szep
    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Reuters) – Republican nominee John McCain said in an interview aired on Sunday he would bring Democrats into his Cabinet and administration as part of his attempt to change the political atmosphere in Washington. "I don't know how many, but I can tell you, with all due respect to previous administrations, it is not going to be a single, 'Well, we have a Democrat now,"' McCain said on CBS' "Face the Nation." "It's going to be the best people in America, the smartest people in America," he said in an interview taped on Saturday. Both McCain and...
  • McCain: I'll appoint Democrats

    09/07/2008 8:14:48 AM PDT · by God Dem American · 100 replies · 1,099+ views
    CNN Political Ticker ^ | 9/2/08 | CNN Poltical Ticker
    WASHINGTON (AP) – John McCain pledges that if elected president, he'd appoint Democrats to his Cabinet. He says there's nothing partisan about tackling the nation's toughest problems. In an interview taped today for airing tomorrow, McCain tells CBS's "Face the Nation" he intends to have the best people in America in Cabinet. It's believed that McCain closely considered Senator Joe Lieberman as a running mate. The Connecticut independent is a former Democrat.
  • McCain Pledges to appoint Democrats to Cabinet

    09/07/2008 5:28:49 AM PDT · by CapnJack · 195 replies · 645+ views ^ | September 6, 2008 |
    Republican John McCain pledged if elected president to appoint Democrats to his Cabinet, saying there's nothing partisan about tackling the nation's toughest problems. "I don't know how many, but I can tell you, with all due respect to previous administrations, it is not going to be a single ... 'Well we have a Democrat now.' It's going to be the best people in America," the GOP presidential nominee told CBS' "Face the Nation," in an interview taped Saturday that will be broadcast in full Sunday. "So many of these problems we face _ for example, energy independence, what's partisan about...
  • Polls: McCain gets solid marks for speech in Survey USA

    09/06/2008 3:30:52 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 8 replies · 160+ views ^ | September 6, 2008 | Allahpundit
    Shaves six points off Obama’s lead in Gallup - An uncharacteristic care package o’ optimism to tide you over for a few hours. The meme du jour isn’t Palinmania but the after-the-fact rave reviews for McCain’s speech trickling in from unlikely sources. Sample error? Maybe not: Check out the grading in Survey USA’s new national poll. For some reason the data from Tampa specifically is getting attention today, but in fact the speech played almost as well across the country as it did down there. Gallup’s got him within two now nationally after trailing by eight just four days ago;...
  • McCain "Fight With Me!" Crescendo (Convention Acceptance Speech)

    09/06/2008 9:45:51 AM PDT · by quesney · 33 replies · 425+ views
    YouTube ^ | Future President John McCain
    I have never been so moved by a political speech. The speech up until the final crescendo was workmanlike. It was only at the end that I realized it was all to lay the foundation for that incredible ending. It lays the details and facts that form the basis of the powerful emotion at the end -- made all the more powerful in that it is grounded in the real details of this man's history and the basis of his love of country. To hear the cheers rising, and McCain struggling to raise his broken arms higher with each round...
  • McCain draws record 38.9 mln viewers, bests Obama

    09/05/2008 12:00:52 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 35 replies · 301+ views
    Reuters ^ | 9/5/08
    LOS ANGELES, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A record 38.9 million U.S. TV viewers watched John McCain accept the Republican nomination for president on Thursday, beating the record set last week by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, Nielsen Media Research reported. Obama had an average 38.4 million viewers watching his speech accepting the nomination for his party last week. McCain's tally also was higher than the 37.2 million Americans who tuned in to hear Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's speech on Wednesday.
  • Pointlets on McCain’s Speech

    09/04/2008 10:50:20 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 22 replies · 226+ views
    National Review ^ | [Jay Nordlinger]
    Pointlets on McCain’s Speech [Jay Nordlinger] 1. I’ll start by repeating what I said earlier, in my “instant react”: He was himself and he said what he believes. And that’s probably the most you can ask for in a candidate. 2. The introductory video was effective in its use of humor — “Some called him a hothead. Some called him things that can’t be repeated.” (I paraphrase.) Nicely done. 3. Seeing pictures of McCain’s dad reminded me that WFB knew him — stayed with him out in Hawaii. 4. “John McCain’s life was spared — perhaps he had more to...
  • Sen. John McCain 2008 Nomination Acceptance Address Text and Video

    09/04/2008 8:54:03 PM PDT · by TheNewPundit · 11 replies · 124+ views
    I'm A Pundit Too ^ | 09/04/2008 | John McCain
    The real candidate of change accepts the nomination and promises to shake up Washington. There were a few code pink moments that the crowd shouted down with USA chants.
  • John McCain Biographical Video - 9/4/08

    09/04/2008 8:41:04 PM PDT · by · 80+ views
    Blogs for John McCain ^ | September 4, 2008 | brianinmo
    Here is the outstanding biographical video shown at the Republican National Convention, September 4, 2008. . . . (see video at link)
  • John McCain Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention - Full Video 9/4/08

    09/04/2008 8:32:30 PM PDT · by · 2 replies · 80+ views
    Blogs for John McCain ^ | September 4, 2008 | brianinmo
    Here is video of Sen. John McCain's acceptance speech tonight at the Republican National Convention. McCain gave many details regarding his plans for the future. He finished his speech with a rousing challenge to "Stand Up and Fight for America." . . . (see video at link)
  • McCain Speech Excerpts

    09/04/2008 4:24:53 PM PDT · by flyfree · 12 replies · 169+ views
    "I'm very proud to have introduced our next Vice President to the country. But I can't wait until I introduce her to Washington. And let me offer an advance warning to the old, big spending, do nothing, me first, country second Washington crowd: change is coming." "The constant partisan rancor that stops us from solving these problems isn't a cause, it's a symptom. It's what happens when people go to Washington to work for themselves and not you. Again and again, I've worked with members of both parties to fix problems that need to be fixed. That's how I will...
  • Palin goes on offense in Troopergate, releases affidavit

    09/02/2008 7:55:50 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 24 replies · 315+ views ^ | September 2, 2008 | Allahpundit
    Everyone knew it was coming but I thought they’d wait longer to do it. Presumably they decided to take advantage of the raging river of information and push it out now rather than wait until things quiet down, when the media can focus all of its attention on it. Here’s the PDF. The recitation of facts is only around 10 pages; pay special attention to the short section on the Bailey phone call, which is where she’s most likely to have problems. This is, ostensibly, a legal document written for ethics investigators, but the true aim of course is to...
  • Staunch Allies, Tested by Adversity (McCain's ex-POW buddies-turned supporters)

    09/02/2008 6:01:10 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 306+ views
    WP ^ | 09/03/08 | John Wagner
    Staunch Allies, Tested by Adversity McCain Relies on a Cadre of Fellow POWs to Help Get Message Across By John Wagner and Anita Kumar Washington Post Staff Writers Wednesday, September 3, 2008; Page A24 ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 2 -- When the roll call reaches Maryland on Wednesday night, a convention delegate with a special bond with John McCain is scheduled to step forward to announce the state's 37 votes. Everett Alvarez Jr. of Potomac was a prisoner of war with McCain in the same camp in North Vietnam, where they came to know each other during their final year...
  • McCain's Artful Political Warfare

    09/02/2008 4:44:46 AM PDT · by Yankee Sailor · 5 replies · 151+ views
    The Royal Savage ^ | 9/2/2008 | Holden Des Montsverts
    As a graduate of one of the military's war college command and staff courses, it's been amazing to watch the McCain campaign in action to date. During the period between the primaries and the conventions, they've been running a classic, pre-emptive guerrilla war against the Obama camp. During this time, McCain maintained a relatively low profile and husbanded his resources, only acting when the Obama camp made a move that could substantially widen the race. And, McCain always attacked Obama's strengths, or "centers of gravity" in military parlance, and did so very effectively. Here are some examples: Argument: Obama's very...
  • What the Palin Pick Says

    09/02/2008 12:40:12 AM PDT · by MartinaMisc · 33 replies · 364+ views
    New York Times ^ | 9/2/08 | David Brooks
    John McCain is not a normal conservative. He has instincts, but few abstract convictions about the proper size of government. He’s a traditionalist, but is not energized by the social conservative agenda. As Rush Limbaugh understands, but the Democrats apparently do not, a McCain administration would not be like a Bush administration. The main axis in McCain’s worldview is not left-right. It’s public service versus narrow self-interest. Throughout his career, he has been drawn to those crusades that enabled him to launch frontal attacks on the concentrated powers of selfishness — whether it was the big money donors who exploited...
  • McCain's Mother Born In Muskogee, Oklahoma

    08/31/2008 6:32:21 PM PDT · by Oklahoma · 83 replies · 469+ views
    The Oklahoman ^ | August 31, 2008 | Tony Thornton
    By Tony Thornton Staff Writer MUSKOGEE — The John McCain biographies are replete with information about his paternal grandfather, a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy. His maternal grandfather, Archibald Wright? Not so much. Nancy Calhoun thinks she knows why. "This is one skeleton that the McCains probably wish would stay in the closet,” said Calhoun, who is director of genealogy and local history at the Muskogee Public Library. Wright spent more than two decades in Muskogee. His twin daughters, including McCain's mother, Roberta Wright McCain, grew up in a three-story home that still stands at 1027 W Martin Luther...
  • Vanity - CSPAN-2 - Following John McCain on Chicago Book Tour-ON NOW- Book: "Worth Fighting For"

    08/31/2008 10:12:23 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 8 replies · 219+ views
    Worth The Fighting For Author: John McCain Upcoming Schedule Sunday, August 31, at 10:00 PM About the Program Join Book TV as we follow Sen. John McCain for two days in Chicago, while he promotes his memoir, "Worth the Fighting For." It's a follow-up to his earlier book, "Faith of My Fathers," and describes his experiences after his release from Vietnam as a prisoner of war to the U.S. Senate, and his recent campaign for President. The book also includes portraits of men who inspired him: Theodore Roosevelt, aviation maverick Billy Mitchell, Emiliano Zapata, and The Yankee's Ted Williams.
  • Doomed to defeat

    08/31/2008 1:52:13 AM PDT · by Puzzleman · 78 replies · 472+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 31, 2008 | Jeffrey Kuhner
    -- snip --Mr. Obama is doomed to defeat. His best efforts to camouflage his left-wing associations will not work. He can flip-flop on issue after issue in the vain hope he will deceive Americans. Yet he is clearly a liar and a phony, a false messiah. He will not lead the Democrats - or the country - to the Promised Land: He has no credibility. Mr. McCain will win - and win big - in November.
  • Sarah Palin for VP !! -- McCain is "baggage" on the ticket !! :BY: FReeper, David Osborne

    08/30/2008 10:50:47 AM PDT · by davidosborne · 415 replies · 3,703+ views
    David C. Osborne ^ | 30 August 2008 | David C. Osborne
    For the record I voted for Sarah Palin in the FR poll, but was disapointed that only 40% of FReepers agreed with me.. I would like to see a new FR poll asking how many FReepers are happy with Sarah Palin.. I bet it would be 90% ---- the same as her approval rating in Alaska.... and soon to be her approval in the USA !! On another note I wonder if anyone is making bumber stickers that say Vote for Sarah PALIN for VP... because come November that is what I will be doing... John McCain is tha “baggage”...
  • Palin Raised Taxes On Oil Company Profits

    08/30/2008 9:10:30 PM PDT · by RushingWater · 117 replies · 1,123+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | August 10, 2008 | By Ángel González and Hal Bernton
    Republicans in Congress this June united to defeat a proposed windfall tax on oil companies, deriding it as a bad idea that would discourage investment in U.S. oil exploration. Things worked out far differently in the GOP stronghold of Alaska, a state whose economic fate is closely tied to the oil industry. Over the opposition of oil companies, Republican Gov. Sarah Palin and Alaska's Legislature last year approved a major increase in taxes on the oil industry — a step that has generated stunning new wealth for the state as oil prices soared.
  • Hidden Depths [Positive McCain Bio -- Long]

    08/30/2008 4:27:06 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 3 replies · 292+ views
    Newsweek ^ | August 30, 2008 | Jon Meacham
    McCain's admirers, and they are legion, think of him as a man of valor... whose evident obsession with the virtues of honor, courage, faith and duty make him an ideal soldier of freedom to keep the watches of the night against terrorist enemies, and to stand fast in Iraq. His foes, and they, too, are legion, would like to cast him as a relic of a long-ago era whose... time has passed. [snip] Neither caricature, however, has the man who will accept the Republican nomination...exactly right.
  • McCain and the OODA Loop

    08/30/2008 2:42:19 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 27 replies · 162+ views
    American Thinker ^ | August 30, 2008 | Charlie Martin
    Return to the Article August 30, 2008McCain and the OODA LoopBy Charlie Martin Man, is this guy a fighter pilot, or what? There are two military concepts here that explain the (absolutely spectacular) choice of Governor Sarah Palin.  Both of them are important to the training of a fighter pilot, and while one of them wasn't formulated until after McCain's flying career was over, it was an observation based on what fighter pilots had to know. One of them is the "envelope" -- which is to say the parameters within which a fighter airplane must operate.  The envelope can...
  • Road to the Convention Rally: Washington, PA - August 30

    08/29/2008 1:02:36 PM PDT · by flyfree · 4 replies · 140+ views
    What: Road to the Convention Rally: Washington, PA - August 30 When: August 30, 2008 3:00 PM Where: Consol Energy Park 1 Washington Federal Way Washington, PA15301
  • Speech by McCain VP Choice Gov. Sarah Palin - Video 8/29/08

    08/29/2008 11:45:35 AM PDT · by · 8 replies · 128+ views
    Blogs for John McCain ^ | August 29, 2008 | brianinmo
    Here is video of Gov. Sarah Palin's remarks today after the announcement that John McCain has chosen her to be his Vice-Presidential running mate. Outstanding speech!!!!! . . . (see video at link)
  • FR & McCain: What Happened? (Vanity)

    08/29/2008 8:51:20 AM PDT · by Señor Zorro · 163 replies · 348+ views
    Free Republic | Senor Zorro
    August is rolling over into September and, before we know it, election day will be upon us. Perhaps it is merely my impression, but most here on FR seem to have settled down with the idea of John McCain both as the Republican nominee (which he is certain to be, regardless) and, even, as President of the United States. The initial candidate debate has all but faded and virtually all here have gelled back into the Republican camp instead of the "Republicans for Romney", "Republicans for Giuliani", "Republicans for Hunter", etc. ad nauseum, ad infinitum. No doubt, this is precisely...
  • Please let's not bash McCain's VP pick

    08/29/2008 4:53:58 AM PDT · by bobjam · 49 replies · 163+ views
    29 August 2008 | bobjam
    The mainstream media and democratic party will be paying close attention to the reaction the conservative blogosphere has for McCain's Vice-Presidential pick. So, please, regardless of whom he picks, let's not give them any fodder. The last thing we need to hear from Chris Matthews is "Conservatives are outraged over this pick. Here's just a sampling of posts on the conservative blog Freerepublic..."
  • Ohio GOP chair blasts McCain over primary plan (Another RNC fix for 2012)

    08/28/2008 7:35:40 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 30 replies · 304+ views
    Dayton Daily News ^ | August 28, 2008 | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS
    (snip) A Republican National Committee rules committee in April gave initial backing to a plan to spread out the primaries to avoid the creation of a de facto national primary. But the plan approved by the RNC's full rules committee Wednesday in Minneapolis rejected the so-called Ohio Plan in favor of a system allowing most states to hold primaries in March. Bennett has been critical of such a system, which he says creates a national primary that focuses attention on a few big media markets. It also encourages early campaigning, more spending and less contact with the average voter, Bennett...
  • McCain adviser: Everyone in U.S. has some health coverage [including all of "God's children"!]

    08/28/2008 6:02:58 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 19 replies · 209+ views
    CNN Political Ticker ^ | 2008-08-28 | Rebecca Sinderbrand
    (CNN) – A health care policy adviser for the McCain campaign told a newspaper reporter that nobody in the United States is technically uninsured, because everyone has access to hospital emergency rooms. "So I have a solution [to the health care crisis]. And it will cost not one thin dime," John Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy Analysis, told the Dallas Morning News in an interview published Thursday.
  • John McCain's Imprisonment in Vietnam: A True Tale of Heroism

    08/28/2008 2:46:46 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 61 replies · 549+ views
    Hub Pages ^ | 8/25/2008 | James Ray
    John McCain's Imprisonment in Vietnam: A True Tale of Heroism James Ray Have you ever heard the whole account of John McCain's imprisonment during the Vietnam War? Until recently, I was only aware of the general story; I didn't know the details. But I recently read a couple of pieces on McCain's capture, imprisonment and torture by the North Vietnamese, and it blew me away. Not since Ernest Shackleton's cursed journey to the South Pole have I heard a tale of such courage, mental toughness and physical endurance. The Young John McCain The Crash and Capture In October of 1967,...
  • McCain Plan Moves Some Out of VA Care

    08/28/2008 9:34:50 AM PDT · by B4Ranch · 59 replies · 294+ views ^ | August 22, 2008 | n/a
    SAN FRANCISCO -- If John McCain is elected president, wounded veterans could be in for a world of hurt. On the campaign trail, the Republican's presumptive nominee has talked of a new mission for the Department of Veterans Affairs, suggesting that veterans with noncombat medical problems be given vouchers to receive care at private, for-profit hospitals. In other words, McCain is seeking to cut off the kind of universal health care that the government has guaranteed to veterans for generations. "We need to relieve the burden on the VA from routine health care," McCain told the National Forum on Disability...
  • A new McCain spokesman for Obama’s unreadiness (Obama says Obama not ready)

    08/28/2008 7:03:24 AM PDT · by Def Conservative · 13 replies · 186+ views ^ | Ed Morrissey
    John McCain went to the vault from the Democratic primaries and found a treasure trove of comments from Democrats on the unreadiness of Barack Obama to lead the nation. It includes the comments we’ve seen before from Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, but adds Chris Dodd and others — including perhaps the most effective spokesman:
  • Who's excited for the Republican National Convention.

    08/27/2008 4:19:37 PM PDT · by djsherin · 56 replies · 166+ views
    27 August 2008 | djsherin
    It better be good. The GOP has a lot of making up to do and it NEEDS to present a strong conservative message especially in the areas of limited government and drilling. And McCain had better pick a good VP. I don't know what emotion I'd call it, but I'm definitely ready to watch this convention.
  • John McCain's Weekly Radio Address (Pro-Life)

    08/27/2008 2:36:40 PM PDT · by fightinJAG · 85+ views
    McCain ^ | August 23, 2008 | McCain
    Weekly Radio Address For the week of August 23, 2008. No one is above the law, and no one is beneath its protection. Upholding these principles, and bringing Americans together on the side of life, is the work of leadership. And I can assure you that if I am elected president, advancing the cause of life will not be above my pay grade.
  • Celebrities for McCain - Out of the Closet and Into the Spotlight.

    08/27/2008 10:23:16 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 52 replies · 18,542+ views ^ | August 26, 2008 | Stephen F. Hayes
    Beverly Hills - IT'S NOT OFTEN that you feel sorry for a guy driving a brand new, silver Porsche 911 Turbo convertible. But that was exactly my thought as I sat outside of the Beverly Hilton last night watching Hollywood Republicans arrive at a fundraiser for John McCain. The luxury cars parked around the front valet circle of the famous hotel must have been worth $3 million. Among many others, there were matching red and white Bentley convertibles, several styles of oversized Mercedes that I'd never seen before and a powder blue Rolls Royce with "We Will Never Forget" license...
  • John McCain "Emergency" Contribution Suggestions [vanity]

    08/27/2008 1:24:41 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 37 replies · 252+ views
    Letter from John McCain and RNC Victory 2008 (received via US Mail)
    Received on 27 August 2008 by U.S. Mail. My personal comments are in red. August 18, 2008 [name/address] Dear Friend, (I'm not your friend) In the past you have served as a valued and trusted member of our Party. (only when we need your vote and your donation) Yet today — only 12 weeks from the most critical elections our nation has faced in decades — the RNC's records indicate that you still remain on the sidelines (who said I was on the sidelines?) and have yet to respond to appeals to stand with us in our fight to prevail...
  • McCain plans 3-state VP rollout

    08/26/2008 11:09:01 PM PDT · by Blogger · 34 replies · 224+ views
    McCain plans 3-state VP rollout By JONATHAN MARTIN | 8/26/08 10:45 PM EST Text Size: DENVER — John McCain is planning to rollout his vice-presidential nominee in three battleground states this weekend, with large-scale rallies planned for Ohio, Pennsylvania and Missouri, according to aides and advisers. The GOP nominee-in-waiting will move to immediately change the campaign conversation from Barack Obama’s football stadium acceptance speech Thursday to the new Republican ticket, to be revealed at a noontime Friday rally in a Dayton, Ohio, basketball arena. McCain and his running mate will then travel by bus to Pennsylvania, where they’ll hold an...
  • Novak: Avoiding a Lieberman Disaster

    08/27/2008 10:00:02 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 57 replies · 1,407+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | August 27, 2008 | Robert D. Novak
    Reports of strong support within John McCain's presidential campaign for Independent Democratic Sen. Joseph Lieberman as the Republican candidate for vice president are not a fairy tale. Influential McCain backers, plus McCain himself, would pick the pro-choice liberal from Connecticut if they thought they could get away with it. But they can't get away with it -- and this has been made clear to McCain by none other than Joe Lieberman himself. Lieberman surely doesn't know that much about Republican politics, but he has close Republican friends. One of them prevailed on Lieberman to tell McCain that a McCain-Lieberman ticket...
  • McCain plans 3-state VP rollout

    08/26/2008 8:10:46 PM PDT · by Plutarch · 71 replies · 265+ views
    Politico ^ | August 26, 2008 | Jonathan Martin
    DENVER -- John McCain is planning to rollout his vice-presidential nominee in three battleground states this weekend, with large-scale rallies planned for Ohio, Pennsylvania and Missouri, according to aides and advisers. The GOP nominee-in-waiting will move to immediately change the campaign conversation from Barack Obama’s football stadium acceptance speech Thursday to the new Republican ticket, to be revealed at a noontime Friday rally in a Dayton, Ohio, basketball arena. McCain and his running mate will then travel by bus to Pennsylvania, where they’ll hold an outdoor event at a minor league baseball stadium in Washington County, just southwest of Pittsburgh....
  • McCain on the Tonight Show (Aug 25)

    08/26/2008 2:15:44 PM PDT · by paudio · 5 replies · 214+ views
    As many of us already know, McCain did a good job last night (8/25). So far, however, I haven't seen any link to the video. So, here they are if you missed the interview yesterday. McCain on Leno Part 1 tags. McCain on Leno Part 2 tags.
  • McCain brings out the age jokes on Leno

    08/26/2008 7:01:23 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 29 replies · 201+ views
    Politico ^ | Aug. 25, 2008 | MARTIN KADY II
    LOS ANGELES — Now it’s John McCain’s turn to make age jokes about himself. Walking onto the set of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" Monday afternoon, McCain had the funnies cued up: “You forgot to mention that I warned the people about the British coming,” McCain said after Leno introduced the senator as a hero. McCain added that he’s so old that “my Social Security number is eight.” Leno wished McCain a happy birthday in advance of his 72nd birthday on Friday, and this time Leno had one in the holster: “We were gonna have a cake, but the...
  • The Mac on Jay Leno (VIDEO)

    08/26/2008 5:59:33 AM PDT · by moderatewolverine · 13 replies · 178+ views
    Primetime Politics ^ | August 26, 2008 | The Editors
    John McCain was on Jay Leno last night, and he proves once again that he’s a down to earth guy. His self-deprecating humor and comfort help him come across as natural and not forced. Plus, he’s funny...
  • McCain Appearing On Tonight Show

    08/25/2008 8:40:22 PM PDT · by kingattax · 46 replies · 183+ views
    Sen. John McCain will be a guest on the 'Tonight Show' with Jay Leno tonight on NBC at 11:30 PM EDT.
  • New Ping list: The Schmit Storm (Karl Rove's Protege)

    08/25/2008 12:37:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 75 replies · 444+ views
    Karl Rove is passing the torch and his weather machine onto Steve Schmidt. McCain's campaign is now running like a well oiled machine. Thanks to Steve Schmidt.. also known as the Bullet. McCain ad stirs tensions among Hillary/Obama supporters. McCain responds rapidly to Obama's economic claims. McCain uses Dem Delegate to hit Obama. New McCain Ad: Why was Hillary passed over? McCain takes on Obama's "Above my pay grade" remark. McCain takes advantage of Obama slip up. McCain attacks Obama on pro-abortion stance. McCain rolls out new ads with Biden's words. McCain's 'housing' ad strikes back at Obama. New McCain...
  • John McCain: "We Need Joe Biden for Secretary of State."

    08/25/2008 10:34:15 AM PDT · by Captain Kirk · 12 replies · 272+ views
    Here is the full context from the Eagle Forum Report We must also repudiate any Republicans who are backing up Clinton. Tell your Senators not to go along with Sen. John McCain's idea authorizing "whatever force necessary" for victory. McCain is trying to give us one-party government. On Meet the Press on April 11, he said, "We need Joe Biden for Secretary of State." When an astonished Tim Russert asked, "Is that an offer by President McCain?". McCain replied, "Absolutely!"