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  • Vanity thread. Why I voted for Obama (ZOT!)

    10/28/2014 5:51:47 PM PDT · by uvw · 84 replies
    John McCain is a loser who's a loser at life. His policies are wrong and he has an awful personality. This is why I voted for Obama.
  • I actually agree with McCain--Vanity

    02/25/2010 5:24:29 PM PST · by ElenaM · 13 replies · 425+ views
    When McCain said to treat all Americans equally under the law regardless of geographic location, I was shocked to learn that I actually agree with John McCain on something! Miracles never cease.
  • FREEP! Vote For Sarah!

    02/22/2010 8:17:08 AM PST · by AKReportz · 18 replies · 462+ views
    Who should have won CPAC's straw poll?
  • McCain: Palin Legal Bill Was For "Troopergate"

    11/17/2009 4:54:09 AM PST · by steve-b · 27 replies · 1,940+ views
    The Hill ^ | 11/16/09 | Alexander Bolton
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who spoke to The Hill Monday evening, denied Sarah Palin's allegation that his campaign stuck her with a $50,000 legal bill to pay for the cost of vetting her as a potential vice presidential candidate. McCain said the bill was for legal work related to allegations that Palin made improper use of her influence as Alaska's governor to press for the dismissal of a state trooper named Mike Wooten. Wooten was embroiled in a custody dispute with Palin's younger sister, Molly McCann. "That was addressed by Trevor Potter," said McCain, "That was over the troopergate." In...
  • Hayworth nurses grudge vs. ex-McCain aide

    10/11/2009 9:00:21 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 43 replies · 2,784+ views
    The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Ariz. | 2009-10-11 | Dan Nowicki
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  • Campaign Finance: McCain, Shelby Taketh, Martinez Giveth [McCain/Palin donations used for 2010 run]

    07/16/2009 4:35:01 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 14 replies · 510+ views
    CQ Politics ^ | 2009-07-16 | Greg Giroux
    (snip) Arizona: John McCain's presidential campaign ended in defeat, but it had enough leftover cash to help McCain boost his campaign coffers as he seeks a fifth term in 2010. McCain raised $1.6 million in the second quarter, of which $900,000 came from his 2008 presidential campaign account. McCain also took in $166,000 from McCain Leadership Fund, a joint fundraising committee that shares its proceeds between McCain's campaign committee and his leadership PAC, Country First PAC. (snip)
  • McCain: Obama has 'done well' as president so far [Barf alert]

    06/21/2009 8:26:21 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 185 replies · 4,225+ views
    AP ^ | 2009-06-21
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain says his opponent in last year's presidential campaign, Barack Obama, has "done well" in his first five months in the White House. The Arizona Republican says that using a legislative scorecard to judge the presidency so far, Obama has achieved all his legislative goals.
  • McCain's voice must be part of reform effort [huge barf] [AZ Republic on its knees for McQueeg]

    06/13/2009 10:43:37 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 15 replies · 928+ views
    The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Ariz. | 2009-06-13
    Link only, per FR posting policy
  • McCain facing 2010 primary

    04/21/2009 9:25:25 AM PDT · by Hawk720 · 147 replies · 3,375+ views
    Politico ^ | Ben Smith
    Social conservatives tolerated John McCain as the party's nominee, but never trusted him, and he now appears to be facing a serious primary from the right in Arizona next year. Chris Simcox, the founder of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps and a prominent figure in the anti-immigration movement, is announcing today he's resigned from the group to run in the 2010 Senate primary. From a forthcoming release: "John McCain has failed miserably in his duty to secure this nation's borders and protect the people of Arizona from the escalating violence and lawlessness," Simcox said. "He has fought real efforts over...
  • Border patrol agent held at gunpoint

    08/06/2008 7:59:44 AM PDT · by homeguard · 95 replies · 302+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, August 6, 2008 | Jerry Seper
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent was held at gunpoint Sunday night by members of the Mexican military who had crossed the border into Arizona, but the soldiers returned to Mexico without incident when backup agents responded to assist. Agents assigned to the Border Patrol station at Ajo, Ariz., said the Mexican soldiers crossed the international border in an isolated area about 100 miles southwest of Tucson and pointed rifles at the agent, who was not identified.
  • Nevada GOP Cancels Convention, Opts for Conference Call

    07/22/2008 6:42:55 PM PDT · by mngran2 · 27 replies · 119+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 7/18/08 | Brad Haynes
    Citing a lack of interest, the Nevada Republican Party has called off its state convention and will instead pick its delegates to the national convention by private conference call. The state party broke up its original convention in April when supporters of Ron Paul hijacked the proceedings and tried to elect delegates for their candidate to the national GOP convention in September. Party officials tried to reconvene on July 26, but they needed a quorum of 675 and received only 300 RSVPs, according to local reports. “With so many people concerned about the economy, it simply wouldn’t be fair for...
  • McCain in 2005: Gitmo Detainees Deserve Trials Or Should Be Released

    06/24/2008 9:20:08 PM PDT · by van_erwin · 30 replies · 96+ views
    NBC News Transcript ^ | June 20 2008 | Mark Nickolas
    NBC News Transcripts June 19, 2005 Sunday SHOW: Meet the Press 10:00 AM EST NBC MR. RUSSERT: Let me turn to Guantanamo. In October--excuse me, December of 2003, "John McCain said he is concerned about the failure to move ahead with prisoners' trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. ...`These cases have to be disposed of one way or another. After keeping someone two years, a decision should be made.'" That was a year and a half ago. It's now been three and a half years. Should we close it? SEN. McCAIN: I don't think necessarily. But I think the important thing...
  • This Way to the Apocalypse, Mr. McCain

    06/13/2008 6:10:03 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 14 replies · 93+ views
    pajamasmedia ^ | June 12, 2008 | Rick Moran
    This Way to the Apocalypse, Mr. McCain June 12, 2008 - by Rick Moran I sometimes feel a great deal of pity for John McCain. He really seems like a super guy — someone you could sit next to at a bar and toss back a few with while swapping amusing stories. He has served in Washington during some of the most consequential times in our nation’s history and been a leader of some stature among the small group of lawmakers who appear to take a realistic view of America and her role in the world. He has supported presidents...
  • Welcome to the party John McCain

    06/03/2008 5:48:57 PM PDT · by Salena Zito · 44 replies · 99+ views
    Welcome to the party John McCain PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW By Salena Zito Spokesperson Jeff Sadosky said tonight that Sen. John McCain is not your typical Republican, which explains the non-traditional geographic pick of New Orleans for the launch of his general election campaign for president. "We believe Senator McCain's vision for reforming government is particularly meaningful for the people of Louisiana who know all too well the tragic cost of government's failure to act," said Sadosky. It's the same city where Democrat John Edwards launched and docked his candidacy for president. Sadosky said McCain's speech tonight on the occasion of the...
  • McCain Should Run Against Congress

    05/30/2008 8:34:54 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 38 replies · 61+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 30 May 2008 | KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL
    With Congress's approval rating at record lows, the time is ripe for a slam campaign. Barack Obama won't do it, since his Democratic colleagues are running the joint. But it's a huge opportunity for Mr. McCain, who could play Congress's failings off his promises for reform. Mr. McCain could take encouragement from history. Harry Truman managed a 1948 victory by trashing the "Do Nothing Congress." Upstart Barry Goldwater in 1952 told Arizonans that Majority Leader Ernest McFarland represented the mess in Washington, and snatched the Democrat's seat. Tom Daschle followed McFarland, after being pilloried for turning the Senate into a...
  • Is it Possible that California Could Go for McCain?

    05/30/2008 7:15:09 AM PDT · by no dems · 79 replies · 123+ views
    May 30, 2008 | no dems
    Is it possible that California could go for a Republican for the first time since 1988? One of the cable news networks reported last night that McCain had come within a few percentage points of B. Hussein Obama in CA. What could make this happen? #1. The referendum on the ballot that would reverse the State Supreme Court Ruling on same-sex marriage. This will bring Conservatives out in droves. (Hopefully out of their hatred for McCain they won’t vote for B. Hussein Obama.) #2. The craziness that keeps going on in B. Hussein's church. I've got to believe that the...
  • Meet the New Barry Goldwater [McCain]

    05/30/2008 6:20:25 AM PDT · by Uncledave · 53 replies · 123+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 5/30/2008 | Quin Hillyer
    Many conservatives realistic enough to know there will never be "another Reagan" nevertheless wish at least for another Barry Goldwater. They don't realize that we already have one. His name is John McCain. {snip} AS WITH GOLDWATER, so with McCain. Irascible, iconoclastic, sometimes a bit profane, always his own man and nobody else's, McCain is a curmudgeon's curmudgeon -- but still with much to offer his country. We all know, of course, why so many of us are so often so angry with McCain -- his sometimes bizarre heresies from conservatism, his insulting language and hair-trigger temper toward conservatives who...
  • McCain Camp Touts Break with Bush on Nukes

    05/27/2008 7:06:23 PM PDT · by pissant · 23 replies · 107+ views
    ABC ^ | 5/27/08 | staff
    ABC News' Teddy Davis and James Gerber Report: The McCain campaign played up its differences with President Bush on nuclear security on a Tuesday conference call with reporters. "I think it's fair to characterize this as a significant departure from the nuclear security policies of the Bush administration," said McCain advisor Randy Scheunemann. Scheunemann said that the differences between McCain and Bush covered not only a discrepancy on the "ultimate goal" of a "nuclear-free world" but also McCain's openness to further testing limits, his openness to treaty-based discussions with Russia, his openness to talking with China, and his support for...
  • McCain talks issues as troubles pile up

    05/23/2008 7:53:47 AM PDT · by SmithL · 33 replies · 74+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 5/23/8 | Carla Marinucci,John Wildermuth
    Union City -- Facing a pile of controversial campaign troubles - including incendiary comments by televangelist John Hagee that forced him to reject Hagee's endorsement - Sen. John McCain tried mightily to shift the focus to economic issues and his Democratic opponent Barack Obama on Thursday during a California campaign swing. McCain, speaking at a Silicon Valley forum on economic issues alongside Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, issued a renewed call for "comprehensive immigration reform" as a top agenda item for the next president. He called for a "temporary agricultural program," saying, "We need a way for an ordinary person to apply...
  • McCain spends months on standby; Democrats rev up

    05/23/2008 9:27:54 AM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 254+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 5/23/8 | PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press Writer
    Columbus, Ohio (AP) -- Republican John McCain has been slow to take advantage of his potential head start for the presidency against Democrats, who are better organized and generate more excitement among voters. McCain enters a November-focused campaign with distinct disadvantages, his aides and advisers acknowledge: his party's unpopular incumbent president, his unwavering support for the war in Iraq and the Democrats' unmistakable fundraising potential. Yet the Arizona senator and his party have inched toward blunting the shortcomings instead of racing to erase them. "This has given us time," said Frank Donatelli, vice chairman of the Republican National Committee and...