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McCain Blasts Rand Paul’s Drone
Filibuster: ‘We Shouldn’t Be
Debating the Impossible Scenario’

Fox News, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 3/8/2013 6:36:46 PM

Senator John McCain appeared on Friday’s Studio B and took Rand Paul to task for his 13-hour filibuster targeting the Obama administration’s policy on drones. “No one is going to be struck by a Hellfire missile from a drone that is not an enemy combatant. That’s just a fact,” McCain said. The senator believes Congress should be focusing on more important issues, including the massacre in Syria and North Korea’s potential nuclear arms capability. “That’s what we should be discussing. That’s what we should be debating. Not the impossible scenario.”

All of this interview was unbearable. However, the worst part of it was when McCain had the audacity to say he was a Reagan Republican. He´s delusional if he thinks he´s a Reagan Republican and further delusional in saying that no one from our government would ever fire a drone in the United States. He doesn´t know the capabilities of the 0bama regime very well does he.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dallasdude, 3/8/2013 6:42:30 PM     (No. 9215690)


We all remember your run for the White House. You are very old news . Has been that never was.

Reply 2 - Posted by: plex, 3/8/2013 6:44:25 PM     (No. 9215692)

And we know that it won´t happen because we know that Obama always obeys the Constitution. Dream world. I don´t think McCain reads anything but the NYT. I guess I need to write him a love note.




Reply 3 - Posted by: Stlouislaxbros dad, 3/8/2013 6:44:48 PM     (No. 9215694)

Will someone please tell this loudmouth Obama loving Senator McCain that the use of armed drones in the United States by Obama is only impossible.... until... Obama in fact uses it.

A few years ago it was impossible to imagine that the U.S. government would give automatic guns to Mexican drug cartels...until the Obama government did just that.

Reply 4 - Posted by: dman, 3/8/2013 6:46:05 PM     (No. 9215698)

We all know that it ain´t over ´till it´s over, John.

It´s over.

Reply 5 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 3/8/2013 6:47:18 PM     (No. 9215700)

If "no one is going to be struck by a Hellfire missle...", why be afraid to say so? When the income tax amendment was being debated they said it would never go over 7%. When someone suggested that be put into the amendment, they were told it wasn´t necessary as it would never go over the 7%. Less than 20 years later it was in the 70% range.

Reply 6 - Posted by: brownshoepogue, 3/8/2013 6:47:50 PM     (No. 9215701)

senator john Petain, you are not, nor were you ever a Reagan republican. But, upon further reflection, you are more like a Vichy collaborator.

Reply 7 - Posted by: Penelope@work, 3/8/2013 6:52:57 PM     (No. 9215709)

There is nothing to fear from an Obama presidency. - John McCain 2008
Go AWAY McPain!




Reply 8 - Posted by: GOPJihad, 3/8/2013 6:54:45 PM     (No. 9215711)

Perhaps he should tell that to Randy Weaver or any surviving Branch Davidians?

Reply 9 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 3/8/2013 6:55:27 PM     (No. 9215712)


Reply 10 - Posted by: EQKimball, 3/8/2013 6:55:35 PM     (No. 9215713)

It seemed to be an impossible scenario until Holder kept squishing on his answers. Thereafter, what seemed impossible was his ability to admit that there are any constitutional limitations on the power of this president. Had this been a jury trial, the judge would have informed the witness that Rand Paul´s question called for a simple "yes" or "no" answer. The disturbing reality is that it took the President 13 hours of non-stop news coverage to throw in the towel on an obvious point of constitutional law, namely that life, liberty and property cannot be taken without Due Process.

Reply 11 - Posted by: pedro4, 3/8/2013 6:59:53 PM     (No. 9215715)

How do we take out his galpal, Lindsay? Please give us anyone to send money to to make John McCain a widower.

Reply 12 - Posted by: judy, 3/8/2013 7:04:14 PM     (No. 9215716)

You know he´s a lib if Shep had him on his show......




Reply 13 - Posted by: Cedar, 3/8/2013 7:17:44 PM     (No. 9215732)

I wish this old geezer would just shut up or go away.

Reply 14 - Posted by: Missouriman, 3/8/2013 7:23:33 PM     (No. 9215741)

Hey Senator, tell that to the 90+ Americans who died at Waco. McCain you are a self serving Buffoon

Reply 15 - Posted by: gesundheit, 3/8/2013 7:28:19 PM     (No. 9215749)

If John McCain was as concerned about the problems in Syria and North Korea as Rand Paul was about the possibility of drone strikes in America, he would have held a 13-hour filibuster about those issues.

But can anyone imagine John McCain being able discuss anything for the length of thirteen minutes, let alone thirteen hours, except himself or the wacko-ness or wrongness of fellow Republicans he doesn´t agree with?

The men in the white coats are doing a great disservice to America and to John McCain himself by not intervening and taking him to a suitable treatment facility before he has a major public crack-up.

Reply 16 - Posted by: balogreene, 3/8/2013 7:38:44 PM     (No. 9215763)

I know Sen McCain went to the Naval Academy, and can´t be stupid. I know he Was a war hero. I know he is probably an honorable man. But, somewhere along the way, the brains are deteriorating.

FTA: "No one is going to be struck by a Hellfire missile from a drone that is not an enemy combatant. " I don´t think Rand Paul was talking about enemy combatant drones.

Reply 17 - Posted by: udanja99, 3/8/2013 7:42:40 PM     (No. 9215771)

Here´s a question for McPain´s next interviewer...John, are you that effing stupid?




Reply 18 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/8/2013 7:45:50 PM     (No. 9215776)

Shaddup, McCain, you sound stupid when you talk with a mouth full of caviar and Wagyu beef.

Reply 19 - Posted by: god of irony, 3/8/2013 7:55:10 PM     (No. 9215788)

Maybe McCain is unaware what General Sherman did to American citizens between Chattanooga TN and Savannah, GA on the orders of President Lincoln.

Reply 20 - Posted by: Twinkle93, 3/8/2013 8:08:20 PM     (No. 9215798)

McCain has a need say what the media wants.

Reply 21 - Posted by: JAN, 3/8/2013 8:17:22 PM     (No. 9215812)

John McCain, enemy collaborator.

Reply 22 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 3/8/2013 8:20:10 PM     (No. 9215816)

McCain is just being McCain. He doesn´t get it. He never really did. There has always been something wrong, something out of sync, something slightly out of balance with him. It is time for him to fade away. Republicans like him are a luxury Americans can no longer afford, not when a highly organized, well-financed, media backed cabal of radical Leftists is laboring "to fundamentally transform the United States of America."



Reply 23 - Posted by: eoddad, 3/8/2013 8:35:05 PM     (No. 9215832)

#6 I like it. Vichy John. Our is it Quisling John? Don´t tell this 30 year navy man I can´t call Capt. John (USN) a Quisling. I voted for him in 2008, but believe me I held my nose.

How dare he call another Republican Wacko for standing up for the principles found in the Constitution. Where has he been all these years. Oh, that´s right he´s a whale at the Vegas Casinos and everything that goes with it.

Reply 24 - Posted by: kate318, 3/8/2013 8:38:11 PM     (No. 9215836)

Will someone please put this old gass bag out of his (and our) misery?

Reply 25 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/8/2013 8:38:18 PM     (No. 9215837)

Rand has truly changed the game.

Reply 26 - Posted by: bubby, 3/8/2013 9:05:52 PM     (No. 9215868)

#7 has it right McCain said we had nothing to fear with Obama as President. There is more fear in the country over his policies than before the Civil War. What a fool. I can´t stomach the sight of him. I honor his military service. But his recent hissy fit is discusting. He needs to go.

Reply 27 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/8/2013 9:34:10 PM     (No. 9215901)

McCain is a democrat.

Reply 28 - Posted by: Bpl40, 3/8/2013 9:36:15 PM     (No. 9215909)

If the rest of the world were allowed to vote, 0bama will win with a 90% margin! That is overwhelming proof of how dangerous and destructive the man is. McCain just doesn´t get it. Never did.

Reply 29 - Posted by: ocjim, 3/8/2013 9:44:30 PM     (No. 9215922)

Maverick John,
You´re done. Making less sense all the time. The party needs leadership, not public sniping of other Republicans. Counterproductive. So it´s ´bout time for you to pack it in, fly home and yell at the neighborhood kids to say off your wife´s lawn.

Reply 30 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 3/8/2013 10:05:16 PM     (No. 9215954)

If AZ voters fall for this guy again, they deserve every last bit of karma that comes after them. Vichy John is mad because Rand Paul rattled the cage that is DC and because Rand got all the publicity that should be going to Vichy John and Grahamcrackers. As Sen. Paul says, its just the beginning.

Reply 31 - Posted by: ocjim, 3/9/2013 7:57:24 AM     (No. 9216274)

#30, Too late. Zonies fell for his act last November and we´re stuck with him for six more years. Six more years of his publicly taking Republicans to the woodshed and spreading division with his unbridled ego. Every six years McCain puts on his election year version of a committed conservative and the Zonies buy it. We joke about gigalo JonBoi Kerry, but Kerry married catsup and McCain married beer.

Reply 32 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/9/2013 11:04:41 AM     (No. 9216651)

McCain thinks he is the "leader" of the Republican Party and thus cannot tolerate anyone taking the "media megaphone" (as he referenced Paul´s filibuster) when he should be the only one with the megaphone.
McCain´s naval career was not as "honorable" as it should have been----selling his POW peers for cheap, crashing many planes; his political career not so sterling----remember Keating 5; Anger and vindictive against GWB after 2000 election----blatantly so with his words and actions. He is long past his sell date.

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