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McCain blasts ´half-baked, spurious
nationalism´ in emotional speech

The Hill, by Brandon Carter

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/16/2017 10:29:06 PM

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) blasted “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in the United States in an emotional speech Monday night after receiving the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal. “To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to refuse the obligations of international leadership and our duty to remain ´the last best hope of earth´ for the sake of some half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems is as unpatriotic as an attachment to any other tired dogma of


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Reply 1 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 10/16/2017 10:32:23 PM     (No. 11419616)

Is that the speech he gave to his fellow POWs to help them stay strong while in captivity?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: deepthinker, 10/16/2017 10:34:52 PM     (No. 11419619)

Yeah right. Like welcoming North Korea and Iran to the nuclear club shows dignity and maturity and vast superiority to the deplorables with their half baked notions of objecting to it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: saguni, 10/16/2017 10:35:52 PM     (No. 11419620)

More proof, yet again, that torture as a POW causes degenerative brain damage.
That and brain cancer, kinda makes one wonder who is writing his speeches.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 10/16/2017 10:36:02 PM     (No. 11419621)

I realllllllly don´t like John McCain. What an out of touch, condescending, JERK.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hotcorner, 10/16/2017 10:40:01 PM     (No. 11419624)

30% of the US Senate is over 70.

10% are over 80 years old.

Lots of orders from Grubbs for this group.

They also replaced their gurney fleet this year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 10/16/2017 10:43:43 PM     (No. 11419626)

Proof again that McCain was ´buttstroked´ (hit in the head with a rifle stock) with an AK47 one too many times. He´s senile and becoming a twin to Hillary Clinton with his ramblings about nothing. Time for John to go home because he´s insignificant.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: therevjmp, 10/16/2017 10:45:08 PM     (No. 11419627)

Wow, this guy is incredibly awful. In so many ways and on so many levels. Awful, awful, awful.

Bought and paid for by unseen interests that hate the United States. Bought. And. Paid for.

Corrupt. Dishonest. Exuding cowardice from every pore.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Newtsche, 10/16/2017 10:45:49 PM     (No. 11419629)

Never go full retard.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pros7767, 10/16/2017 10:48:05 PM     (No. 11419631)

Endorsing him in the primaries will go down as Trumps biggest mistake.

Of course, he was listening to Priebus.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: hamrman, 10/16/2017 10:49:58 PM     (No. 11419633)

McCain is equal to irreverent!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lte126, 10/16/2017 10:52:31 PM     (No. 11419637)

Blow me.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: billa, 10/16/2017 10:53:02 PM     (No. 11419639)

Not only should there be term limits as is with the President but also with the Senate and House.

Mental and psychological tests should be administered on a yearly basis. In particular after a certain age.

I would go further that unless a mental and psych test is approved, anyone over the age of 7

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Judy, 10/16/2017 10:54:21 PM     (No. 11419642)

When will Trump receive the biggest Trump hater award?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/16/2017 10:56:57 PM     (No. 11419646)

McCain never heard of self interest, human nature, the free market, and the invisible hand, which is what Trump refers to. McCain is an idiot, has been wrong on every single thing, and is where he feels truly at home, at an event with Joe (the fool) Biden.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: pinger, 10/16/2017 10:57:09 PM     (No. 11419647)

Tick, tick, tick, tick...

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jjs, 10/16/2017 10:59:13 PM     (No. 11419648)

McCain, get over yourself. You are not a world leader, you are just a Senator from Arizona, bought and paid for. Sorry the establishment is not doing so well these days, maybe you should spend some of the rest of your time reflecting on why.

Constantly trying to belittle the people in the middle class who voted for Trump and rejected the likes of you is not going to get your beloved RHINO elitist club back into power.

Trump is making things happen, you did not. McCain, you let us down by betraying us and it will not be forgotten for a very long time.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Judy, 10/16/2017 10:59:30 PM     (No. 11419649)

McCain deserves an Emmy for the most fake republican in congress.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: lazlototh, 10/16/2017 11:00:34 PM     (No. 11419650)

Whatever his military service was, he should have been turned out by the Arizona electorate when he was established as one of the Keating Five.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/16/2017 11:06:01 PM     (No. 11419654)

The world we’ve organized….. Seriously? I can imagine “the world” rather resenting that charming statement...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/16/2017 11:14:27 PM     (No. 11419661)

We know what you are, John. Put on a helmet and take a knee...

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Reply 21 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/16/2017 11:40:21 PM     (No. 11419671)

He has been acting like a Uniparty Democrat in disguise. No doubt he will continue to attempt to sabotage President Trump’s political agenda until they wheel him away.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: nwcudagal, 10/16/2017 11:40:52 PM     (No. 11419672)

I have a live-ending lung disease, but I have chosen to not have a lung transplant. I would prefer to spend time with my family. What is wrong with this person who has a similar situation and still wants to make himself relevent?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/16/2017 11:51:23 PM     (No. 11419675)

God Bless #22....Prayers.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: annie xango, 10/16/2017 11:53:42 PM     (No. 11419677)

Prayers for you, #22..may you be blessed...

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Reply 25 - Posted by: laotzu, 10/16/2017 11:55:36 PM     (No. 11419679)

Wow, John McCain really has our backs. I mean he really want´s to knife us in the back.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bdog, 10/17/2017 12:11:33 AM     (No. 11419686)

I´m pretty sure he was never tortured.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: KTWO, 10/17/2017 12:29:46 AM     (No. 11419690)

He needs to go. Live long and prosper but not in the US Senate. #5 offers a factoid or two.

There should be age limits. Strong ones. Occasionally that will seem rather unfair when an able person cannot stay in office but I don´t really care about ´unfair´ when the evidence tells us that very, very few will function well in extreme old age.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: readaholic, 10/17/2017 12:31:29 AM     (No. 11419691)

Since he´s been nothing but a 100% schmuck since returning from Vietnam, why is everyone so sure his service was all that honorable?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: reaganrepublican, 10/17/2017 12:56:39 AM     (No. 11419696)

If John McCain isn´t the poster child for term limits and I don´t know who is.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: watashiyo, 10/17/2017 1:09:10 AM     (No. 11419704)

Fake Speech.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: strike3, 10/17/2017 1:19:07 AM     (No. 11419707)

He may be crazy but he can still read big words. Maybe he´s in a contest with John Kerry for worst Vietnam vet ever. He never criticized Barack Obama once but according to him, Donald Trump is a bad president. That makes him either crazy or a perfect democrat.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: dvc, 10/17/2017 1:22:03 AM     (No. 11419713)

McHate, going out with a nasty whimper.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/17/2017 1:42:26 AM     (No. 11419722)

He´s got five years left in his term. McCain deserves some kind of competence hearing, soon. Moreover what is wrong in Arizona, sending those two sorry flakes to our Senate?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: greggojo, 10/17/2017 1:51:48 AM     (No. 11419728)

These globalists live in a dreamworld where government is run by angels who never act in their own best interest and are always of highest moral character (e.g. Nkorea and Iran) and can be trusted with unlimited power.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: kono, 10/17/2017 2:07:11 AM     (No. 11419735)

Maybe ´half-baked, spurious nationalism´ is preferable to completely-crocked socialist globalism, Stockholm Johnny.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: coyote, 10/17/2017 2:14:33 AM     (No. 11419741)

John never was the sharpest tool in the shed.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/17/2017 2:31:04 AM     (No. 11419747)

Oh, oh, did Soros threaten to cut off McPain´s cash flow?

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/17/2017 3:18:30 AM     (No. 11419763)

#22, God bless.

John McCain is a strange duck, as my mother would say.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: liberalslovetaxes, 10/17/2017 3:36:51 AM     (No. 11419771)

Liberal gone wild.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Rinktum, 10/17/2017 4:43:59 AM     (No. 11419782)

#22, prayers. God bless you.

I am trying not to go there with McCain but he sure is making it difficult. Clearly, he has his priorities out of whack if he believes his life is better spent denigrating American citizens than it is spent with his family during whatever time he has left. He evidently has decided to go out raging against good American patriots. So be it. I don´t believe he is going to make the impact he wishes. Whether or not his actions in Vietnam were honorable or not, I do not know but his actions now are of a traitorous fool. They say some things never change and I have to believe McCain is one of them.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 10/17/2017 5:22:00 AM     (No. 11419796)

Age and illness have not made any real difference, IMO. He has always been a spiteful, vicious egotist and a very loose screw, often on the wrong side of important issues.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: uno, 10/17/2017 5:52:28 AM     (No. 11419809)

I can´t believe I actually voted for him, but I damn sure know why I had to hold my nose while doing so! All this does is reinforce my complete distaste for RINOs which appears to be a larger group than I once thought it was since President Trump took office. Keep it up boys, it only helps us pick the winners in the next primary!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: franq, 10/17/2017 5:58:26 AM     (No. 11419811)

McCain and Sir Edmund. Two peas in a pod.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: gijohn, 10/17/2017 6:05:15 AM     (No. 11419815)

God bless #22. I also have severe lung issues and have made the same decision.

The senator should be retiring and spending time with family.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 10/17/2017 6:52:34 AM     (No. 11419861)

Well done Arizona, well done.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: rolfnader, 10/17/2017 7:29:50 AM     (No. 11419897)

Spending time with his family may not be an option for this dink.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/17/2017 7:48:59 AM     (No. 11419919)

When the most productive and wealthiest country participates in "Globalism" it means creating world welfare wherein we subsidize other countries with military assets, trade deals and direct payments. Hillary spent years as S of S selling out America in every way possible. McCain and others have also "Monetized" their positions of power like a rich kid handing out free stuff that dad pays for. No one respects the rich kid but he seems not to care. McCain comes from a long line of Military rank and privilege.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: rochow, 10/17/2017 12:08:39 PM     (No. 11420271)

McCain don´t make a complete ass of yourself. Admit the mistakes you have made and what a traitor you are. Go to the Dems and give speeches for them, you will feel better having made a clean breast of everything!

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Reply 49 - Posted by: cheeflo, 10/17/2017 4:35:37 PM     (No. 11420589)

Please ... sit down and shut up.

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Environment: This week, thousands of scientists issued a bleak and terrifying "second notice" to mankind about how we will destroy the planet unless we take "urgent" action. If this warning is as reliable as the first notice these scientists issued in 1992, we have nothing to worry about. In an article published in the journal Bioscience, 15,364 scientists warned that we are "jeopardizing our future" and that "immediate action" is needed to "safeguard our imperiled biosphere." "Soon it will be too late to shift course away from our failing trajectory, and time is running out," the scientists say. The article

Mitch McConnell: Roy Moore Will Face
Ethics Committee Investigation If
He Wins Senate Race

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Breitbart Big Government, by Sean Moran    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/15/2017 5:01:30 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told attendees at a Wall Street Journal event on Tuesday that if Judge Roy Moore wins the Alabama Senate race in December, he will face a Senate ethics committee investigation. McConnell argued, “I think it’s safe to say that if he were to be sworn in, he would immediately be in a process before the Senate Ethics Committee. He would be sworn in and be asked to testify under oath as well, and it would be a rather unusual beginning.” The Washington Post released an article last week that alleged that Moore engaged in sexual

Mitch McConnell Fights Back
Against POTUS Trump With
Roy Moore Scandal

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DCWhispers, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 11/15/2017 10:26:52 AM     Post Reply
It was a rather cagey move via Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The longtime anti-Trumper was barely able to conceal his smirk as he informed the media that should Roy Moore win next month’s Alabama special election to fill the vacant Senate seat created when Jeff Sessions became the U.S. Attorney General, it would be up to President Trump to make the final decision regarding whether or not Moore would be allowed to actually serve in the Senate. (Snip) Democrats in Congress are said to already be preparing a full-on “If Roy Moore isn’t fit to be a senator then Donald

Papa John´s apologizes for
criticizing NFL anthem protests

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: AltaD- 11/15/2017 10:33:30 AM     Post Reply
Papa John´s apologized Tuesday night for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. The company is a major NFL sponsor and advertiser, and Schnatter said on an earnings call Nov. 1 that "NFL leadership has hurt Papa John´s shareholders" and that the protests "should have been nipped in the bud a year and a half ago."(Snip) "The statements made on our earnings call were describing the factors that impact our business and we sincerely apologize to anyone that thought they were divisive," it said. "That definitely was not our

Why Trump should make
sure Roy Moore drops out

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Fox News, by Marc A. Thiessen    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 11/16/2017 4:11:51 AM     Post Reply
The allegations by five women that Roy Moore pursued and sexually molested teenage girls while he was in his 30s are disgusting, and disqualify him to serve in the United States Senate. Conservatives should be outraged at Moore for his loathsome conduct. But they should also be outraged at the man who helped put Moore on the ballot and is in the process of destroying the Trump presidency: Stephen K. Bannon. If the man Trump supported in the primary, Sen. Luther Strange, were the Republican nominee today, the GOP would be cruising to an easy victory in the Dec. 12 special

Exclusive: Barack Obama flashes his
signature smile as he arrives in a four-SUV
motorcade to a private Democratic fundraiser
at $35m Manhattan mansion

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Daily Mail (UK), by Alana Goodman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 11/15/2017 12:04:25 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama mingled with Democratic leadership and high-powered donors at a New York City mansion on Tuesday, while raising money for the cash-strapped political party. Democrats are entering the 2018 election cycle amid financial struggles, with many donors declining to give after the party´s devastating loss to Donald Trump in 2016. Even the fundraising event on Tuesday night, which benefited the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the House Senate Victory Fund, drew few attendees, according to photos captured exclusively by DailyMail.com. The fundraiser was held at the palatial Upper East Side duplex owned by Dennis Mehiel, a former candidate

Rapper Lil Peep dies aged 21
of suspected overdose

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Guardian (UK), by Ben Beaumont-Thomas    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 11/16/2017 11:59:43 AM     Post Reply
Lil Peep, a fast-rising rapper whose emotional tracks charted depression and drug use, has died aged 21. His UK representative confirmed the news to the Guardian. Gustav Åhr, who grew up in Long Beach, New York, was reportedly taken to hospital following an overdose, according to music manager Adam Grandmaison. In a video Åhr posted online hours before his death, he said he had taken prescription drugs and other substances, saying: “I’m good, I’m not sick”. Lil Peep: the YouTube rapper who´s taking back emo Read more The rap world has paid tribute to him, with Diplo writing on Twitter that Åhr “had so

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