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McCain’s Revenge
American Spectator, by Ross Kaminsky

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Posted By:MissMolly, 7/29/2017 7:01:25 AM

Senator John McCain waited two years to get his revenge against Donald Trump for saying that McCain is not a war hero. But with a giant middle finger — or more precisely a thumb — McCain, perhaps assuming that he’ll never run for election again, showed Donald Trump that repealing and replacing Obamacare would not be the “so easy” venture that the great “deal-maker” promised. I understand that these two men don’t like each other. I understand that revenge is a dish best served cold. But by looking to hurt President Trump — which I have no doubt was one motivation


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lonetown, 7/29/2017 7:21:29 AM     (No. 11334569)

I thin he was going for Trumps eye but blinded the Republic. Congress has guaranteed we won´t fix it and the Republicans have taken ownership of the debacle.

Our next battle will be to prevent the nationalization of health care.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MissileMan742, 7/29/2017 7:21:31 AM     (No. 11334570)

So he put personal political revenge ahead of the good of the Nation. Thank you, Senator McCain, for that fine example of mature, adult behaviour. Not to mention upholding your oath, both as a Senator and as an Officer in the U.S. Navy. As a Veteran and a Citizen, I am disgusted, sir!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 7/29/2017 7:30:41 AM     (No. 11334577)

I grow weary of McCain´s "heroism" - his luck (and flying ability) ran out and he got himself shot down - after that he became a survivor. Heroism is throwing yourself on a grenade or charging a machine nest to save your troops. Surviving? Not so much.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/29/2017 7:37:11 AM     (No. 11334582)

Ross expects President Trump to be superhuman. The Press, Hollyweird, Academia, Demonrats, and the Establishment Republicans with their good friends in the Deep State are all out to destroy the potus. Expecting him to fight on his own is unreasonable, per the last paragraphs of the article.

We the People need to keep pressuring the GOPe to do the right thing for the people of this country. They and McCain are so evil and corrupt that it is shocking. The sane citizens of this country are in a Throw the Bums Out mood now more than ever.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 7/29/2017 7:39:38 AM     (No. 11334585)

McCain will thus go to his grave as one of the most reviled humans who have ever existed. McCain could never resist an opportunity to stab someone else in the back. A petty, vindictive little man.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx, 7/29/2017 7:42:13 AM     (No. 11334587)

Why was McCain´s nickname "Songbird"? Hmmmmmmm

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Reply 7 - Posted by: texpub, 7/29/2017 7:44:16 AM     (No. 11334588)

At this point I feel only disgust for him. As poster #5 said, "a petty, vindictive little man.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: arkfamily, 7/29/2017 7:44:30 AM     (No. 11334589)

I saw on the news last night about what a maverick John McCain is and I really think the definition needs to be revisited.

Obamacare was thrust onto the American people in the dark of the night on Christmas Eve. It is a sham and I don´t think a lot of people understand it.

If you are laid off from your job and think Obamacare is an option, guess again. You can only apply for Obamacare if you are employed. Government should be responsible and accountable. Obamacare is not. Neither is John McCain.

In 2008, two weeks before the election, John McCain closed the local campaign headquarters that I had signed up to volunteer. He was supposed to be challenging the Democrat (Obama) and he folded. He has been doing that ever since.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/29/2017 7:45:37 AM     (No. 11334590)

Trump dissing McPain about his war hero status is just window dressing to keep you from noticing that McPain´s head is so far up his own rear that he can´t detect anything else. The fact that the AZ senator went to Ukraine to stir up a fake war is hidden by news orgs. Also, if Putin DID build a pipeline, McPain would lose some heavy cash. McCain knows the US isn´t even in the top 3 of natural gas producers.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/29/2017 7:50:16 AM     (No. 11334593)

McPain is a petty little man with zero integrity. Nuff said!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mean Gene, 7/29/2017 7:55:02 AM     (No. 11334594)

McCain´s been a Never-Trumper for a long time.
He couldn´t wait to get that filthy "dossier" about "golden showers" to the media.
Yes Pres Trump needs more Republicans in office.
But they must be the right sort of Republicans.
Dump all GOPe ones.
Put in the Kid Rock sort.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bugboy, 7/29/2017 8:00:59 AM     (No. 11334601)

McCain showed American what a small vindictive little man he truly is.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: chatham, 7/29/2017 8:10:34 AM     (No. 11334616)

McCain is a self Absorbed, Misanthrope With no Redeeming Value.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: terrywhite, 7/29/2017 8:12:53 AM     (No. 11334619)

This calls to mind what Marshall Thibido said to the dying John Wayne character JB Books in The Shootist, "What I´ll do on your grave won´t pass for flowers!" I look eagerly forward to the same opportunity to express my feeling to the "maverick" Senator McCain.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hershey, 7/29/2017 8:13:21 AM     (No. 11334621)

FTA: McCain, perhaps assuming that he’ll never run for election again´...McPain absolutely knows his days are numbered...the type of cancer he has typically finishes off it´s ´host´ in about 18 months. He knows he won´t run again. If it weren´t for NIxon and his pardon,´hero´ McPain would be rotting in Leavenworth.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 7/29/2017 8:23:49 AM     (No. 11334630)

You´d think McCain, with his cancerous brain tumor,being so close to being judged by his maker, would focus on doing the right things before he passes? Being venditive and hateful toward his president and the American people are not actions a dying person should take?

Poor hateful John McCain will pass away a bitter old man.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Bubby, 7/29/2017 8:25:15 AM     (No. 11334633)

FTA "On Friday, Dr. Paul, long one of the Senate’s most aggressive opponents of Obamacare, blocked the Senate from moving directly to consideration of McCain’s cherished NDAA. Not knowing when his bill may move to the floor, I suspect McCain will simply return to Arizona, any future return date uncertain at best. For Dr. Paul, a hot-off-the-grill revenge is fine as well…"

Thank you Rand Paul finally a Senator with some cojones!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: swarfer, 7/29/2017 8:27:48 AM     (No. 11334637)

John McCain did a Jane Fonda on Republican voters. Ironic, he will now remembered as a traitor. I certainly feel betrayed that I voted for him for president once upon a time. He really didn’t do his job to try win, he just figured he was due for his next promotion. I would never trust him. Sad to say about a man who prides himself on duty and virtue. Truly sad.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: 4freedom, 7/29/2017 8:29:04 AM     (No. 11334638)

So McPain has a bone to pick with Trump so he makes the whole nation suffer, yeah, that´s a real hero for ya.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: mrduc, 7/29/2017 8:33:56 AM     (No. 11334643)

Songbird has been giving us his giant middle finger for 30 years..

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/29/2017 8:40:12 AM     (No. 11334651)

#18, I would venture a guess that you and most of the posters here did what I did - I voted for Sarah Palin, not John McCain.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Nina584, 7/29/2017 8:48:21 AM     (No. 11334655)

God is already paying him back for all the things he is done. His first wife must have a permanent grin.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: jj1319, 7/29/2017 8:48:43 AM     (No. 11334656)

As an aviator, McCain has just enough skill to arrive at the scene of the crash.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/29/2017 8:54:41 AM     (No. 11334667)

It is difficult to find words to express my disgust with McCain´s vote. To make a grand entrance on the Senate floor and then to almost gleefully give a thumbs down to a promise he made to his constituents is evidence of what a small man he is. His job is to serve the people and in that regard he is an abject failure. He serves no one but himself.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: dwa, 7/29/2017 9:03:43 AM     (No. 11334674)

What McCain´s actions show is that Pres Trump was right, McCain no hero. Instead, McCain showed that he is a small, petty man. Besides Obama, McCain´s "hero" status is probably the biggest ruse ever perpetuated on the American public.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Phantomll, 7/29/2017 9:15:04 AM     (No. 11334686)

If a fighter pilot shoots down 5 enemy aircraft, he becomes an ace. Since McPain has crashed 5 aircraft, I guess we could label him a negative ace.
I, too, am sick of hearing about his "hero" status. Managing to get yourself shot down does not make you a "hero."

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Reply 27 - Posted by: papasparky, 7/29/2017 9:17:46 AM     (No. 11334690)

John McCain has suffered from a carcinoma of the mind for decades now, (might have acquired the carcinogen in Hanoi). It has now metastasized into the physical home of his personality.

The frail old man is blinded by his anger fueled lust for revenge -- very sad, but happens often in the human specie.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Highlander, 7/29/2017 9:20:40 AM     (No. 11334691)

I voted for Trump because he was a far better choice than hard-left Clinton and told my friends I would never vote for any liberal or leftist for that matter. Given that, it concerns me how more and more, he is losing his grip on his administration and more and more, Republican members of the Senate are turning away from him. Soon, he can be so politically isolated, becoming ineffective. This, after a little more than six months. How can things get better if Trump can´t turn this around?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Pilot222, 7/29/2017 9:23:56 AM     (No. 11334695)

Crash and burn you POS. You get free health care while my kids along with hundreds of thousands get $500/ mo. Premium and a $ 6,500 deductible . I 2nd almost every post here.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 7/29/2017 9:42:18 AM     (No. 11334709)

Imagine what we will have to endure (hopefully soon) when McShame dies. The enemedia will make him bigger than life. I pray that those who actually lived through the disasters he caused while in the military would come forward with the truth. He is no war hero, he is a traitor.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: planetgeo, 7/29/2017 9:44:28 AM     (No. 11334712)

Well, you have to admit he´s becoming quite the expert at collaborating with the enemy. That was a heckuva Hanoi handshake he had with Schumer after the vote.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Muguy, 7/29/2017 10:00:11 AM     (No. 11334723)

McPain is why we need TERM LIMITS.

The voters of Arizona couldn´t get him out, but TERM LIMITS would have!

Term limits would get rid of so many of our problems--

There are those who are against it, but the RINOs have shown they don´t give a tiner´s damn about what the people want--they just go evenly on

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Seething Citizen, 7/29/2017 10:15:11 AM     (No. 11334742)

#5 has the perfect description of this p***k. He´s been a curse on America. Such a little, ugly old man filled with so much hate.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Krause, 7/29/2017 10:24:26 AM     (No. 11334755)

I know a few people that have obamacare but can´t afford to use it because of the high deductibles, one of which is in need of quick medical procedures. She was hoping for a quick improvement to our healthcare system. McCain was only think of himself with this vote, in my opinion, and not of the people suffering under the current program.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: arcady, 7/29/2017 10:35:38 AM     (No. 11334769)

He may have been a hero once, by his actions he is known.

Screw him and the GOPe he rode in on.

We don´t need cheap foreign, illegally imported labor, undercutting Americans ability to earn a living legally.

And we certainly don´t need monopolistic health care. Because make no mistake, that´s what "government run" health care is.
Think of all the worst things about the DMV, the IRS and cable companies, multiply by 10 and you might get close to what McCain´s vision of our future should be.
Look at the poor Charlie Gard example from Britain. Democrat run Death Panels (let´s face it Dems are all over government, like cockroaches), those will probably be the best run part, because they´ll believe they´re doing Gaia´s work.
What a piece of work McCain and the GOPe are.
Go Trump! MAGA!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: MissMolly, 7/29/2017 10:57:26 AM     (No. 11334797)

#28 nails the problem.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: strike3, 7/29/2017 11:02:20 AM     (No. 11334806)

" it won’t be easy selling the American public on the idea that the only answer is to elect more Republicans in 2018."

Exactly. Since the democrats want to drive us over the cliff just a little faster than the republicans do, they are not the answer either. The TEA Party, conservative Americans or flyover country residents, whatever you want to call us, are numerous and strong enough to form a viable third party. I think it´s time. Revolution will not be an easy thing but living like Europeans do is unthinkable. This democracy lite that we are currently under is also unworkable when one person can undermine the entire country. We saw it with one member of the Supreme Court and we just saw it with McCain. The system is seriously flawed.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 7/29/2017 11:26:09 AM     (No. 11334837)

McCain just filled out the Viet Nam traitors trio: Hanoi Jane, Purple Heart Kerry and now, Songbird McCain!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Cedar, 7/29/2017 11:33:35 AM     (No. 11334845)

The Dimms managed to squeeze more Chuck Shumer out of Mccain´s rear end!!!

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 7/29/2017 11:41:15 AM     (No. 11334857)

Not so fast. McVain will be gone in a matter of weeks, according to experts here who have had loved ones suffer with this same medical diagnosis. The REPEAL bill could and should start in the House and can then go to the McVain-less Senate for another vote, and this time the POTUS can have had some time spent in the home States of the obstructionist RINOS visiting with their potential Primary challengers with offers of massive funds for their campaigns. We want the RINOs gone as badly as we want Obamacare dead.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Chief1942, 7/29/2017 3:33:14 PM     (No. 11335091)

President Trump did not author the legislation that John Mccain gave the middle finger salute to with his vote, it was his fellow congress critters. His disdain for everything conservative and his hate for Trump is only surpassed by those of us that find John McCain truly repugnant

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi issued a statement today declaring her support for the Congress to pass a resolution censuring President Donald Trump for “the repulsiveness” of his “words and actions.” “Every day, the president gives us further evidence of why such a censure is necessary,” said Pelosi. The censure resolution was introduced in the House of Representatives today by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D.-N.Y.), Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D.-N.J.) and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D.-Wash.). The resolution immediately gathered 77 co-sponsors, all of whom are Democrats. “The President’s remarks following the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend are a moral outrage,”

And Yet President Trump, in His Classically
Inartful Way, Was Absolutely Right

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American Spectator, by Dov Fischer    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 8/19/2017 5:13:04 AM     Post Reply
I just did something fascinating. I just watched the President’s entire 14-minute impromptu news conference at Trump Tower on Monday that sparked all the latest barrage of anti-Trump screeds from the left media that will criticize him every day, no matter what he does, augmented by the “Never Trump” Republicans and neo-conservatives who will not rest until they can re-conquer the political party they lost because of three terms of two failed Bush presidencies, followed by the two failed Presidential candidacies of Sen. John McCain and of Gov. Mitt Romney. Not the reportage about the conference, but the entire 14 minutes

House Dem introduces measure
urging Trump undergo mental exam

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Cristina Marcos    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/18/2017 5:09:30 PM     Post Reply
A House Democrat introduced a resolution on Friday suggesting that President Trump undergo a physical and mental health exam to help determine whether he is fit for office. Rep. Zoe Lofgren’s (D-Calif.) resolution specifically calls on Vice President Pence and Trump’s Cabinet members to “quickly secure the services of medical and psychiatric professionals” to “assist in their deliberations” invoking the 25th Amendment, which outlines presidential removal procedures. It posits that such an examination by doctors would “determine whether the president suffers from mental disorder or other injury that impairs his abilities and prevents him from discharging his Constitutional duties.

Antifa Protester Yvette Felarca Says
Violence Against The Far-Right
Is ‘Not A Crime’

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Daily Caller, by Ian Miles Cheong    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/19/2017 4:01:33 PM     Post Reply
Yvette Felarca, the Berkeley area school teacher and militant left-wing protester responsible for organizing the riot at the University of California, Berkeley in February 2017, claims that violence against the far-right is “not a crime.” Felarca, who belongs to “By Any Means Necessary,” a far-left group, is currently facing assault charges after she was caught on video assaulting a white supremacist during a July 2016 rally in Sacramento, Cali. (Video) The school teacher and her compatriots engaged in violent clashes against members of the far-right Traditional Worker’s Party, which had a permit to march in the city. The violence between

IT staffers may have compromised
sensitive data to foreign intelligence

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New York Post, by Paul Sperry    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 8/20/2017 4:52:03 AM     Post Reply
Federal authorities are investigating whether sensitive data was stolen from congressional offices by several Pakistani-American tech staffers and sold to Pakistani or Russian intelligence, knowledgeable sources say. What started out 16 months ago as a scandal involving the alleged theft of computer equipment from Congress has turned into a national-security investigation involving FBI surveillance of the suspects. Investigators now suspect that sensitive US government data — possibly including classified information — could have been compromised and may have been sold to hostile foreign governments that could use it to blackmail members of Congress or even put their lives at risk.

Kennedy Center thanks Trump for ´gesture´
of not attending annual honors

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The Hill, by Brandon Carter    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 8/19/2017 1:44:20 PM     Post Reply
The chairman and president of the Kennedy Center said they were “grateful for this gesture” after it was announced President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump would not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December. “The Kennedy Center respects the decision made today by the office of the president of the United States,” chairman David M. Rubenstein and president Deborah F. Rutter said in a joint statement. “In choosing not to participate in this year’s Honors activities, the administration has graciously signaled its respect for the Kennedy Center and ensures the Honors gala remains a deservingly special moment for the

Terry and the (Antifa) Bandits
Will Inherit the Wind

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American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/20/2017 2:59:50 AM     Post Reply
As the “Russian Collusion” excuse for Hillary’s loss fails for want of evidence (and common sense) as did her “misogyny” claim before it, Hillary’s pal, Governor Terry McAuliffe, obviously thought he had another keen plan to keep his party from utter ruin. Instead, he is more likely to have stirred up a whirlwind, which will sink his party even further in the voters’ eyes. Led by Charlottesville Deputy Mayor Wes Bellamy (a McAuliffe appointee to the local school board now on leave for racist, sexist, homophobic tweets, the city council narrowly approved removing a statue of Robert E. Lee from

Frank Serpico, others from NYPD, rally
in support of QB Colin Kaepernick

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 8/20/2017 12:02:57 AM     Post Reply
NEW YORK -- A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting quarterback Colin Kaepernick a job in the NFL. Kaepernick, the former starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, became a controversial figure last year after he refused to stand for the national anthem in what he called a protest against oppression of people of color. He opted out of his contract in March and became a free agent, but so

Only one flag flies over
Six Flags theme park now

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Fort Worth Star-Telegram, by Bill Hanna    Original Article
Posted By: Muguy- 8/19/2017 6:25:51 AM     Post Reply
Ever since Six Flags opened in 1961, the six flags that have flown over Texas have been a staple of the park.No more. As of Friday morning, the five flags other than the United States flag — representing Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas and the Confederacy — are being left to the history books.The park received criticism following last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Va., from TMZ, Fox News and others for flying the Confederate states flag. As a result, Six Flags Over Texas decided to take down all but the U.S. flag.
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