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John McCain Asks NBC´s
David Gregory ´Do You Care
Whether Four Americans Died?´

Newsbusters, by Noel Sheppard

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 2/17/2013 4:13:00 PM

Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) asked NBC´s David Gregory a question Sunday that should be asked of virtually every media member in this country. During a heated exchange about the attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, last year, McCain said to his Meet the Press host, "Do you care whether four Americans died?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):DAVID GREGORY, HOST: The president said this week on the issue of Benghazi, "You guys are running out of things to ask about." So let me ask you, at the end of the day here on Benghazi, if the worst thing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DonQuijote, 2/17/2013 4:16:41 PM     (No. 9181889)

No, he doesn´t care. he would only care if this had happened in a R administration. This time, McCain done good. More and more people should turn the tables on Obama´s media and ASK THEM TO ANSWER QUESTIONS!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/17/2013 4:17:44 PM     (No. 9181891)

the left has a stock answer on Benghazi and that´s the 4000+ that died in Iraq and according to them we killed 100´s of thousands of civilians.So,why are we so concerned over 4 people.

Never mind that this was complete dereliction of duty and a massive cover up scheme that blew up in their faces. A fake illness and injury to Hillary to buy time.Petraeus ran out of town to keep his mouth shut.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 2/17/2013 4:31:47 PM     (No. 9181909)

I rarely have anything nice to say about Sen. McCain, so here is an exception thanks for taking it right to the phoney journalist who is really just a propagandist in the Geobbel´s style. McCain did not let him get a way with it. Thanks you Senator this happens as often as the Pope retiring and lightning hitting the Vatican.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 2/17/2013 4:37:57 PM     (No. 9181916)

What #3 said. As of late, I, too, don´t have much good to say about McCain; especially, since he punted on the election and left us with this mess.

It will be interesting to see where he and Miss Lindsay stand (fall?) on the Hagel matter.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 2/17/2013 4:38:49 PM     (No. 9181917)

Yes, good for McCain for a change. He gave it to that slimeball right between the eyes for all to see - and hopefully ponder.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: gefisherman, 2/17/2013 4:54:00 PM     (No. 9181933)

Gregory was not shamed by the interview, and I doubt other so called journalists will be shamed. Gregory and his ilk are beyond shame.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HalfNorsk, 2/17/2013 5:17:32 PM     (No. 9181960)

I am amazed by the length of time Gregory actually shut up and listened. Maybe, for a few seconds, his brain and conscience were connected.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: uno, 2/17/2013 5:38:10 PM     (No. 9181986)

McCain outlines numerous issues that we don´t have answers to, nor are any answers forthcoming, and Gregory still continues to ask "A cover up of what?"!!!
NBC is just State Controlled Media and Gregory is just another little monkey dancing on the end of the Obamboozler´s string!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/17/2013 5:43:53 PM     (No. 9181994)

I suppose this would be significant if anyone watched Meet the Press. As for my family, we´re at church Sunday mornings.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bigken2, 2/17/2013 5:44:32 PM     (No. 9181995)

#8 says it all gregory is a little obama todie

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 2/17/2013 5:48:15 PM     (No. 9182001)

...the whole issue 50 years from now will be that line...

"DOES IT REALLY MATTER"

...dc is a cesspool...think there is more than one spot that needs draining..huh,"W"..

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Reply 12 - Posted by: artman1746, 2/17/2013 6:00:32 PM     (No. 9182011)

No, McCain did not do good. How about:

"Do you not care about four dead Americans?. Or are you so bent upon saving Obama embarrassment that you will invite me on your show in an attempt to further brunt those who want answers? It is tragic that we have a media that refuse to help us honor these dead Americans by at the very least knowing the full story as to why it happened. (Take off mic and walk off the set).

that is what must begin to happen to these cretins. But don´t expect anyone but Cruse to do it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: brianod1, 2/17/2013 6:03:12 PM     (No. 9182018)

I take note that Mr. Gregory did not answer Senator McCain, instead he kept up the defense of the administration. Journalist my rear.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: flatwater, 2/17/2013 6:14:10 PM     (No. 9182033)

THIS is what Republicans need to do in a united fashion if they are to win back a majority in the U.S. Senate!

QUESTION the questioners! Shove those uncomfortable questions right in their faces, from Benghazi to Fast & Furious!

Thank you, Senator McCain!

Do they care about four dead Americans?

Note that David Gregory REFUSED TO ANSWER?

Do they care about three-hundred murdered Mexican Citizens?

Note that they won´t report, and won´t answer!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: gesundheit, 2/17/2013 6:40:12 PM     (No. 9182065)

After the Benghazi attack, Susan Rice was specifically asked to appear on ´´Meet the Press´´ in order to lie that it was caused by an anti-Islamist video.

And for years, John McCain has been specifically asked to appear on ´´Meet the Press´´ in order to undermine the Republican party.

´´Meet the Press´´ has been nothing if not consistent in its support for the Democrats.

But if John McCain has decided to no longer fulfill his anti-Republican mission on Sunday talkshows, which Republican will be left to do so? Lindsay Graham? But Senator Grahamnesty is up for re-election next year and probably doesn´t want to be the Dick Lugar of 2014.

So, ´´Meet the Press´´ has a job opening for a disloyal Republican, and let´s hope no one will agree to fill it.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Malia2012, 2/17/2013 6:58:08 PM     (No. 9182082)

Say what you will, but Senator McCain AND Senator Lindsay Graham have done a very good job (lately) of calling out obama and his obama-worshipping-knee-pad-wearing-press, not that it matters to some who are heck-bent on bashing them. Thank you, John McCain!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JimS, 2/17/2013 7:05:57 PM     (No. 9182088)

Why should the LeftMedia care about the murders of 4 Americans?
Now if it were 4 homosexuals denied the "right" to marry, or 4 third-trimester Women seeking last minute abortions, or 4 gay troop leaders rejected by the Boy Scouts, or 4 Black people somehow "dissed" by whites, Or 4 illegal aliens denied the right to vote--then the LeftMedia would be all over it.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: tlyons1, 2/17/2013 7:39:18 PM     (No. 9182113)

#12....you hit on something there!! What a breath of fresh air that would have been!! But, in truth, the media treasonists have no shame ... Never see reality..

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Reply 19 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 2/17/2013 8:50:04 PM     (No. 9182171)

# 16 Amen.
Senators McCain and Graham have been on point on Benghazi ( and Hagel and gun control ) for weeks.
Limbaugh and the other far right wing talkers continue to ignore the great job these two have done .
Because it doesn´t fit the phony narrative that they have established.
For some inexplicable reason, some self appointed Tea Party honchos continue to slam Graham
and vow to primary him.
If past is prologue, we can watch that seat go the Akin way.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: ocjim, 2/17/2013 11:40:58 PM     (No. 9182292)

By speaking his mind so directly and plainly in Obama´s presence I think Dr Ben Carson has spurred others to do the same, even John McCain.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/18/2013 12:03:26 AM     (No. 9182306)

No more hearings, interrogations and questionings are needed. It is plain Obama lied and led a massive coverup. Nixon got kicked out for lying and Obama ain´t no better.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: mfm, 2/18/2013 2:07:51 AM     (No. 9182348)

Bravo #12.. spit on these people, I am so done with the nice..

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Reply 23 - Posted by: milwaukeeroad, 2/18/2013 7:16:37 AM     (No. 9182475)

Gregory would have responded, "Only if it happened on a Republican President´s watch."

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Reply 24 - Posted by: vwlarry, 2/18/2013 7:18:42 AM     (No. 9182477)

Like several others here, I too cannot understand why our side is still trying to crucify Graham. I´ve listened to him many times in recent weeks, and he is almost alone in taking the Regime to the woodshed, and remaining persistent about it. Conservatives truly are a circular firing squad.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Really?, 2/18/2013 7:32:21 AM     (No. 9182495)

Obama is wrong, David. We will never run out of questions if the Administration refuses to answer them.

How about waking up to THAT fact David ?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Really?, 2/18/2013 7:37:00 AM     (No. 9182500)

McCain does a decent job of bringing up the others who were in Benghazi. There WERE 31 people there....where are the interviews ?

I keep asking, what happened to Tyrone Woods´ father, Charles ? Has he been silenced ?

We had to listen to Cindy Sheehan for years. I would LIKE to hear from Charles Woods again. After all, the President PROMISED him answers.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Really?, 2/18/2013 7:40:33 AM     (No. 9182503)

#24. It makes me wonder if they all have so many skeletons in the closet that they CANNOT pursue the truth without their liaisons being revealed.

The IS a valid reason for NOT messing around in Washington. Unfortunately Democrats do not have to worry about that and Republicans do.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Rinktum, 2/18/2013 8:18:39 AM     (No. 9182546)

The reason so many of us are hard on McCain and Graham is because we know they will cave. They start out strong but eventually they back down. Asking hard questions is not enough. Get back to me when they demand answers and get them. Evidently the price of American lives is cheap if we can let Obama and this administration get away with the failure to come to the aid of their fellow countrymen when they are begging for help. Will we fiercely advocate on their behalf or just move on as this administration advises.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/18/2013 8:36:07 AM     (No. 9182567)

If they cared would they support and cheer on the deliberate and perverse destruction of the country that is going on? It is a rhetorical question.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: nimby, 2/18/2013 8:43:58 AM     (No. 9182583)

Gregory is a shameless tool.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/18/2013 9:05:06 AM     (No. 9182627)

Looks like all of you praising Graham and McCain have spoken too soon - they both caved on the Hagel nomination. Surprise, Surprise!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: joew9, 2/18/2013 9:29:36 AM     (No. 9182677)

It was a rhetorical question. He should have already know the MSM does not care about 4 or even about 80 dead Americans.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Mickturn, 2/18/2013 9:30:20 AM     (No. 9182679)

Gregory: of course not, did you expect a flaming LIB like me to care about life...except for mine?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 2/18/2013 9:33:43 AM     (No. 9182683)

McCain and Graham have been good on Bengzai.

McCain and Graham are doing poorly on Haagel.

Sometimes they please us. Sometimes they fall short. C´est la guerre.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Vivi, 2/18/2013 9:39:41 AM     (No. 9182702)

Thank you Senator McCain. The only trouble with his cover up theory is this administration doesn´t really have to bother. The Gregory press corps will never report the truth on Benghazi so why even bother covering up? All they have to do is stonewall their way through a few hearings and demonize anyone who wants answers.

Oh, and wait for a Republican to take a drink of water during a speech. Gregory´s news company will air THAT 155 times LOL. Useful idiots.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: ufos4, 2/18/2013 10:02:54 AM     (No. 9182744)

Just McCain playing both sides as usual.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 2/18/2013 10:10:42 AM     (No. 9182761)

Good for McCain for asking Gregory this question; however, McCain must not care all that much either since he won´t block an incompetent like Hagel from becoming Secretary of Defense. You can´t have it both ways, John. Do you honestly think Hagel is going to buck King Barry if another Benghazi happens and the Muslim BroHoods want to take over?

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 2/18/2013 10:15:07 AM     (No. 9182770)

Of course Gregory doesn´t care. Gregory is memorable for his arrogance, rudeness and overweening conceit when he was a member of the White House Press Corps during the Bush administration. Surely we all can remember this self-important clown barking at Bush like a high school bully barking at a freshman.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/18/2013 10:25:49 AM     (No. 9182796)

Gregory is the poster boy of the vile left. He got that gig as payback for his unrelenting attacks on George W Bush. NBC in all of its nefarious forms suck.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: fairplay, 2/18/2013 10:52:17 AM     (No. 9182854)

McCain grandstands and acts tough, then he gives in and feels good about himself!



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Reply 41 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/18/2013 11:07:51 AM     (No. 9182893)

I´m with #12. Benghazi happened September 11, 2012. We´re 5 months on and no one is watching David Gregory. On the other hand, the Senate is supposed to providing Advice and Consent on the Hagel and Brennan nominations. Both have decided the questioning has gone on long enough even though the questions haven´t been answered. And both have taken swipes at Ted Cruz who is trying to do his job.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: AutumnJoy, 2/18/2013 11:14:26 AM     (No. 9182911)

Sorry #7: Gregory has neither a brain nor a conscience. He is an empty vessel, a tool, a "gangnam sytle" ridiculous toady.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: AnnaS, 2/18/2013 11:30:39 AM     (No. 9182956)

McCain and Graham have publicly stated they will not fight Hagel´s confirmation! What compels you to praise them?

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Arby, 2/18/2013 11:41:21 AM     (No. 9182985)

McPain morphs into McHero. No reports on whether or not Gregory has stopped silently sucking his thumb.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Partisan62, 2/18/2013 12:00:32 PM     (No. 9183040)

I get it that this site is a rightwing echo chamber but McCain´s questioning Gregory´s concern as he did was rhetorical. Raw meat for the non-thinkers of our once GOP. Sorry, but it´s true.

I know how much the new Republican party hates honesty. Judging from how baldy we were beaten by a Black Kenyan Socialist, I´d say so do voters.


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Reply 46 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 2/18/2013 12:43:10 PM     (No. 9183145)

WE all know that 4 Americans were sacrificed and essentially jettisoned from any meaning by the Regime...The unanswered questions are:
A.) what has happened to the Thirty-one people who have been hidden by the Regime...
B.)Folks who could answer the questions about what really happened in Benghazi?
1.)They could come forward and tell America the truth.
2.) Are they still alive, or were they
sacrificed to the Big Ego in the WH?

QUESTIONS Without AANSWERS!
Thanks to the Urinalists of the Press Corpse.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Chiritwo, 2/18/2013 1:02:06 PM     (No. 9183170)

Some twit from the White House was on Fox News this morning and stated that the White House was engaged all evening with what was going on the Libya. He also stated, with a straight face, that it was because of the leadership of obama. He said all this with a straight. They must take the masses as a bunch of idiots. There are so many layers to this.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: wsdiego, 2/18/2013 1:06:06 PM     (No. 9183182)

When you´re a brain dead liberal robot, there is no heart to care with!

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Reply 49 - Posted by: killerbee, 2/18/2013 1:45:25 PM     (No. 9183263)

People are hard on Graham and McCain because they deserve it. They have undercut Republicans at every turn.

Has McCain done a good job on Benghazi? Well, I suppose. But the only reason he was even invited on the show is because he´s once again undercutting Republicans on the Hagel issue. Which is a very important issue. Will he undercut on the vile Brennan as well? If he operates true to form he will.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: jintz, 2/18/2013 2:10:36 PM     (No. 9183325)

For the life of me ,i cant understand why Obama isnt being impeached ,cowards ALL..

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Reply 51 - Posted by: jintz, 2/18/2013 2:18:47 PM     (No. 9183339)

Why all the hoopla JOHN,if you are going to vote for Hagel,Brennan,Lew,because elections have consequences and Obama should have anybody he wants,right and chickens have lips


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Reply 52 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 2/18/2013 2:53:48 PM     (No. 9183399)

#16, #19, #24 et al:

The reason many on “our side” continue to complain about McCain and Graham is not because they sometimes rouse themselves to stand on conservative issues, but because they never back up the rhetoric with meaningful votes. Example: the Hagel confirmation.

Their pattern is to make some noise on the “news” shows, but then they always vote “yes” on the progressive agenda every time. They never play hardball when it really matters. Where are the rest of the GOP senators? They’re in hiding as McCain and Graham, the designated hitters, lob out a few pop flies to give the crowd a chance to cheer, but in the end they will throw the game.

Go ahead and cheer for the pop flies, those of us who expect, at least, a double-hit are leaving the stadium.


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Reply 53 - Posted by: GardenGal, 2/18/2013 2:54:05 PM     (No. 9183401)

I was watching Fox News Watch this week and Kristen Powell, a liberal, was just totally expressing dismay about how journalists are now full time Obama public relations.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: GardenGal, 2/18/2013 3:13:37 PM     (No. 9183440)

That should be Kirsten Powell.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 2/18/2013 3:25:09 PM     (No. 9183462)

US: Do you care that four men died in Libya?

THEM: NO! What difference does it make?

Low-Info Voter: There, that´s settled!

We are truly and sadly surrounded by IDIOTS!

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Reply 56 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/18/2013 3:46:01 PM     (No. 9183487)

Boy, Gregory tried his darnest to protect Obambi and the Dems. McLame was strong on this one.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/18/2013 4:07:41 PM     (No. 9183518)

Gregory only care that his idol looks good to the public. Criticism not allowed.

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Reply 58 - Posted by: Getagrip19, 2/18/2013 4:13:58 PM     (No. 9183528)

Thats just it....they don´t care.

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Reply 59 - Posted by: jayhawk, 2/18/2013 8:50:09 PM     (No. 9183909)

If ONLY McCain could make a clear, articulate argument instead of stammering and stuttering so darn much it diminishes any cognizant point he might accidently make! He is terminally pathetic in any debate. When he and others had the opportunity, to nail Hillary on Benghazi, they were too busy grandstanding and stammering to go for the throat, ask the right questions, and get to the bottom of this event. I wish Trey Gaudy could get Obama, Hillary, Panetta & Susan Rice in a hot room for a good old fashioned interrogation. I think he could get to the bottom of Benghazi and he doesn´t stammer and stutter in McCain´s mealy-mouthed way.

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Reply 60 - Posted by: Lalo, 2/18/2013 9:03:23 PM     (No. 9183923)

I´m not exactly brimming over with respect and admiration for the people who are criticizing McCain and Graham these days, to put it politely - even if the senators are performing less than perfectly. At least they´re trying.

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Reply 61 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/18/2013 9:22:30 PM     (No. 9183948)

I noticed that the camera went from split-screen to all John McCain at some point, after McCain asked Gregory that question. Probably so we couldn´t see the disdain on Gregory´s face.

Chris Matthews has been attacking McCain, saying that he (Matthews) was sure he was witnessing a flashback by the former POW.

The MSM has completely lost all decency.

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Reply 62 - Posted by: Ripper1, 2/18/2013 10:06:49 PM     (No. 9184001)

Benghazi and "Fast & Furious" would have sunk any Republican president.

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Cannot Be Extremist and How Progressives
are Ultimately Tyrants
Independent Journal Review, by Kyle Becker    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2014 3:05:18 AM     Post Reply
It seems only yesterday, before the soothing elixir of “hope and change” was spoonfed to us by present-President Barack Obama, that Republicans could disagree with Democrats without being branded “teabaggers,” KKK-members, anarchists, Nazis, bomb throwers, arsonists, political terrorists or extremists. The unspeakable crime of conservatives? Their heartless desire to live their own lives and to be left alone by the bullying U.S. government. What has been the conservative outcry since disco was still a thing? Follow the Constitution, be fiscally responsible, and restore limited government. Not to impose their will on anyone; and if anything, simply to work, prosper, express

Madigan: Votes not there yet on
income tax, minimum wage hike
Chicago Tribune, by Ray Long    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 10:36:42 PM     Post Reply
SPRINGFIELD — As the General Assembly heads into its final month of session, House Speaker Michael Madigan said Tuesday that he doesn’t have enough votes lined up yet to extend the state’s income tax increase or raise the minimum wage. The speaker, talking to reporters the day he was easily elected to a fifth term as Illinois Democratic Party chairman, said voting to keep the personal income tax rate at 5 percent instead of letting it fall to 3.75 percent on Jan. 1 will be a “difficult roll call.” “Every person in the legislature is going to be called upon

This Simple Graph Compares
Reagan’s and Obama’s ‘Recoveries’
Independent Journal Review, by Michael Hausam    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 10:07:28 PM     Post Reply
How often have you heard a Democrat prattle on and on about how well Barack Obama has done with the economy, given the mess he inherited? Usually, it’s some version of, “Things are getting better, but the economy the President started with was so awful, so he’s done as well as anyone could expect.”When Ronald Reagan took over from Jimmy Carter in ’81, things were actually worse economically compared to when Obama took over from George W. Bush in ’08. Consider these three important comparisons of economic indicators, then and now: - Unemployment was at 10.8% versus 7.7% - Inflation (Consumer

Obama´s new White House Counsel
is veteran of handling scandals
in Clinton White House
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 4:23:05 PM     Post Reply
Tea leaf readers may want to pay close attention to a staff change at the White House. The lawyer who claims that “when an IRS audit found that the tax collection agency had been targeting conservative political groups,” it was her “decision not to tell the president about the findings, in an attempt to shield Obama from charges he interfered in the investigation” is being replaced with a lawyer who is a veteran of the scandals in the Clinton White House, including Whitewater, and who represented him in the Monica Lewinsky investigation. Justin Sink reports in The Hill: President Obama

Candidate Says Iraq War Veteran
Opponent Not Up for a ´Real Job’
Breitbart InstaBlog, by Elizabeth Sheld    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 4:16:23 PM     Post Reply
Maryland´s Attorney General Douglas Gansler accused his opponent, Iraqi war vet and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, of not being capable of a ´real job´. Gansler and Brown are both fighting over the democrat nomination for Governor in Maryland, so this is a case of democrat on democrat violence. Gansler was speaking at a Tech Council of Maryland event when he unloaded the following comments about Brown: "I´m running against somebody who has never managed anybody, never run anything, his ads are about how he’s a lawyer in Iraq, and that’s all fine and good but this is a real job."

A Top Hospital Opens Up to
Chinese Herbs as Medicines
Wall Street Journal, by Sumathi Reddy    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 3:00:44 PM     Post Reply
Lyndhurst, Ohio -Christina Lunka appeared nervous and excited as she sat in the Chinese herbal therapy center recently opened by the Cleveland Clinic. The 49-year-old had been to many doctors seeking help for ongoing issues that included joint pain and digestive problems. Now the Kirtland, Ohio, resident was hoping to find relief through herbal remedies. "Do you have something for inflammation?" Ms. Lunka asked herbalist Galina Roofener during a one-hour consultation. "Absolutely," responded Ms. Roofener. "This is for pain, for digestion, for inflammation, all of the above," she said, handing Ms. Lunka a bottle with capsules of an herbal combination called

Michelle Obama: Obama family
Sundays are more for napping than church
Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 2:34:16 PM     Post Reply
First lady Michelle Obama told “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” co-hosts Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa that Sundays for the first family have become more about napping, downtime and family time than about church or godly worship. She made the comments in response to a question from the co-hosts during the Easter Egg Roll at the White House, when they asked for a description of a typical Obama family Sunday, Breitbart reported. Mrs. Obama said: “We try to go to church as much as possible, but when the kids get older, you know, Sunday is some kind of practice, rehearsal, birthday

PETA Hits BLM Over
Mass Cattle Grave
Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 2:30:51 PM     Post Reply
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is criticizing the Bureau of Land Management for apparently euthanizing an unknown number of cattle at the Bundy Ranch. “These animals shouldn´t be killed either by the government, or by the rancher who plans to send the cows off to slaughter. The best thing anyone can do to stop the suffering of animals is to go vegan,” PETA´s Senior Vice President Lisa Lange said in a written statement to Breitbart News. The Bundy Ranch Facebook Page, run by Cliven Bundy’s daughter Bailey Bundy Logue, posted photos on Saturday night of a mass



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Obama to free hundreds of drug
felons under clemency rules
designed to un-do mandatory
sentences from ´War on Drugs´ era

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/21/2014 11:37:51 PM     Post Reply
The Obama administration is poised to entertain a flood of new clemency applications from thousands of federal prisoners who were given harsh sentences under mandatory-minimum laws following drug convictions, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. Holder said in a short videotaped statement that he wants to shrink the federal prison population by a modest amount while ensuring ´that those who have paid their debts have a chance to become productive citizens.´ At the center of the move is a set of old sentencing rules that punished crack-cocaine offenders with more time behind bars than users or traffickers of powder cocaine.

Dole: Cruz, Paul & Rubio
lack experience for 2016

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Mario Trujillo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/22/2014 11:18:06 AM     Post Reply
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Jeb Bush is your only chance
against Hillary, Republicans

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Hot Air, by Bob Schrum    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/22/2014 6:32:54 AM     Post Reply
If Jeb reaches for the nomination, there will be a titanic battle between the party establishment and the Tea Party. Steve Schmidt, McCain’s strategist in 2008, insists that in the end Republicans usually settle on the most electable candidate. To get by, this Bush may be forced to trim his positions, although the cautionary tale of Romney suggests that he would have to tack artfully and carefully for the sake of the general election. Certainly he will have the resources to outlast, discredit, and disqualify his rivals.

Michelle Obama:
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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/21/2014 9:31:25 PM     Post Reply
Washington - Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn´t live without a little chocolate, a little French fries." The first lady took questions from children reporters Monday after appearing at the White House Easter Egg Roll. She told the children that if they eat right the majority of the time, then a splurge or snack is not going to hurt them. "I still splurge when I can, but that's why I try to exercise almost every day," she said.

Fraud runs rampant in Census Bureau
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New York Post, by John Crudele    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/22/2014 5:03:20 AM     Post Reply
There’s a pattern of falsifying statistics throughout the entire Census Bureau. And anyone who attempts to blow the whistle on the fraud is either retaliated against or ignored, according to two new sources who have experienced the process firsthand. As I’ve been writing for more than six months, the Census Bureau office in Philadelphia uncovered a case of fraud in 2010, did nothing about it and allowed the practice to continue. In that instance, a data collector named Julius Buckmon was faking reports that went into the nation’s all-important jobless tally and consumer-inflation survey. Because the Census Bureau’s surveys are scientific — meaning

Professor: ‘Colleges Will Start Closing Up’ if
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National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/22/2014 4:42:50 PM     Post Reply
New audio reveals an Eastern Connecticut State University professor warning that Republicans will “want things to go back — not to to 1955, but to 1855? if they win control of Congress in November. Republican victories could also put him out of a job, he cautioned. “We will live in a very, very, very different kind of country if that happens,” Professor Brent Terry told students in his Introduction to Creative Writing course, according to audio obtained by Campus Reform. “I mean, colleges will start closing up if these people have their way.” Over the course of his rant, Terry characterized conservatives

Benghazi attack could have been prevented if
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and allowed $500 MILLION of weapons to reach
al-Qaeda militants, reveals damning report

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/22/2014 7:02:40 PM     Post Reply
The Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a self-selected group of former top military officers, CIA insiders and think-tankers, declared Tuesday in Washington that a seven-month review of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack has determined that it could have been prevented – if the U.S. hadn´t been helping to arm al-Qaeda militias throughout Libya a year earlier. ´The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,´ Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline. She blamed the Obama administration

But Seriously, Just How
Slow-Witted is John Boehner?

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American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/21/2014 7:22:21 AM     Post Reply
As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss

Would YOU be underwater if the
polar caps melted? Map reveals
what our planet would look like
if sea levels rose by 260ft

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Daily Mail (UK), by Ellie Zolfagharifard    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 5:20:21 PM     Post Reply
Global sea levels have risen by 8 inches (20cm) since 1880 and scientists predict they could rise up to 3ft (98cm) by 2100. But despite the UN’s recent threats of war, famine and extreme weather, such a dramatically different world caused by sea level rise can be hard to imagine. To help picture the future, Martin Vargic, an amateur graphic designer from Slovakia, has created a map depicting the planet with sea levels around 260ft (79m) higher than they are today. He imagines what Earth would look like if the ice sheets surrounding the North and South poles melted, releasing

Reid: ´We Are a Nation of Laws,
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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 10:53:27 AM     Post Reply
It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says "something will happen" to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on federal land and pay his grazing fees. "It´s obvious that you can´t just walk away from this," Reid said in an April 18 interview with a Nevada´s KSNV-TV News 3 program “What’s Your Point?” "You can´t have a law that is -- we´re a nation of laws, not of men and women," he said. (Video) Reid noted that most cattlemen pay their taxes, pay their fees, and follow

38 Republican lawmakers put aside differences
for lawsuit challenging legality of Obamacare

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Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/22/2014 5:20:31 AM     Post Reply
Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers, including such unlikely bedfellows as John McCain of Arizona and Ted Cruz of Texas, have joined to support a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Affordable Care Act and accusing the president of repeatedly ignoring the law he signed for political reasons. The lawmakers have signed onto a legal brief in support of a lawsuit filed by Sen. Ron Johnson, the Wisconsin Republican who is asking a federal court to overturn Obamacare’s special treatment for members of Congress and their staffs. “The unlawful executive action at issue in this case is not an isolated incident,” the brief

A rancher´s armed battle against the US
government is standard libertarian fare

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Guardian [UK], by Kieran Suckling    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/21/2014 8:10:33 AM     Post Reply
Perhaps the most remarkable feature of American democracy is the magnificent estate of public land that it reserved from the very beginning for the use of all citizens, rich or poor. There is nothing like it in the democracies of Europe, which came into being with nations already carved up into private fiefdoms. The Great Idea that hundreds of millions of acres of forests, deserts, rivers and prairies should be owned by, and managed for, the public interest has had a profound and lasting influence on American culture. But not everyone has accepted it. Cliven Bundy’s armed standoff with the National Park


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