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John McCain needs to RETIRE?
March 9, 2013 | princess Leah

Posted on 03/09/2013 8:16:18 AM PST by princess leah

This week marked an earthquake of a seismic movement within the Republican ranks and the results has been mostly positive. However, as a result of Rand Paul standing up for our Constitutional rights, he shone the light around the Washington insiders and one man in particular looks exposed for all his political pride. That man is John McCain. He is an old, bitter white man who lost a Presidential election back in 08 and now sees his power slipping away and REFUSES to embrace and encourage THE RIGHT THING which is WHAT REPRESENTS AMERICAN PEOPLE.


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This week marked an earthquake of a seismic movement within the Republican ranks and the results has been mostly positive. However, as a result of Rand Paul standing up for our Constitutional rights, he shone the light around the Washington insiders and one man in particular looks exposed for all his political pride. That man is John McCain. He is an old, bitter white man who lost a Presidential election back in 08 and now sees his power slipping away and REFUSES to embrace and encourage THE RIGHT THING which is WHAT REPRESENTS AMERICAN PEOPLE.

So, is it time for John McCain to RETIRE? Or perhaps it may be time for Arizonians to RECALL HIM FOR GOOD. As an Arizonian I would be willing to help this cause as we could replace him with a much better candidate with a Republican Gov'r at the helm to appoint one.

I reference the Ulsterman Report as it brought out an excellent article called "Out with the Old And in with the New" as they so rightly point out how the "old guard" sat around a table with the president and pretend they are still relevant.

Hope is real for Republicans but not through the old guard of John McCain and his "buddies".

1 posted on 03/09/2013 8:16:18 AM PST by princess leah
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To: princess leah

Don’t forget the 2000 elections...

and yes, he is old and bitter and ENTITLED.


2 posted on 03/09/2013 8:19:05 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: princess leah

MvQweeg is slime.

Period.

The word is not “retire,” but “seppuku”.


3 posted on 03/09/2013 8:20:06 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: princess leah
Federal officeholders, i.e. congressmen and senators, cannot be recalled. Some state constitutions have provisions for impeachment or recall of senators, but a federal court case in 1967 in Idaho concerning Sen. Frank Church killed that off.

Bottom line: You can vote him out, or wait for him to resign or die.

4 posted on 03/09/2013 8:20:33 AM PST by Publius
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To: princess leah

I hope that, in 2016, Sen. McCain will retire and be replaced by Gov. Brewer. My parents live in Prescott, AZ, and my mom agrees with me.


5 posted on 03/09/2013 8:22:15 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: Da Coyote
The word is not “retire,” but “seppuku”.
That would require a certain amount of honor, which he does not possess.
6 posted on 03/09/2013 8:22:23 AM PST by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: autumnraine

Top dog of the good old boys doesn’t want to relinquish his power & perks. Term limits are so needed.


7 posted on 03/09/2013 8:22:44 AM PST by FES0844
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To: princess leah
McCain has officially come out of the closet as Obama’s water boy. Disgusting old goat having dinner with Obama on the taxpayers’ dime while Rand Paul defends the US Constitution on the Senate floor.
8 posted on 03/09/2013 8:24:51 AM PST by avacado
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To: princess leah
So, is it time for John McCain to RETIRE?

NO ! It is PAST TIME !

9 posted on 03/09/2013 8:25:38 AM PST by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: autumnraine

I seem to remember that there was a recall effort that started getting traction back in 2001. If memory serves correctly, he was saved by 911.

Time to mount a new effort?


10 posted on 03/09/2013 8:27:46 AM PST by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: Da Coyote
It is not fair to call McCain "slime" but he has outlived his usefulness. I was so bitter at him over "McCain/Finegold" I thought I could never forgive him and I still think it was a giant infringement on our constitutional right to do with our own money whatever we want.

He actually has been doing many things right since he lost the election but IF he can be replaced with someone better, by all means, it's time for him to go.

11 posted on 03/09/2013 8:28:47 AM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma (The perfect is the enemy of the good..............Voltaire)
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To: princess leah

John McCain has lived a good life off the Govt. teat, and he could retire and continue to so so.

He should.

The Republican party need to take some exlax and divest themselves of the old waste in the body politics.


12 posted on 03/09/2013 8:29:05 AM PST by Venturer
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To: FES0844
. . . Top dog of the good old boys doesn’t want to relinquish his power & perks. Term limits are so needed.. . .

In this circumstance, just a repeal of the 17th amendment would be helpful.
13 posted on 03/09/2013 8:29:21 AM PST by Kegger
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To: PhilCollins

I would agree but my concern is that Gabby Gifford’s husband is prepping to be a contender here. He is a lib against guns but owns one himself. He has been in the commercial they say with her against guns to get face time recognition. We don’t need a spouse of a tragic shooting and a retired astronaut as his qualifications to be the new senator from here if McCain retires or is challenged. Mr. Gabby Giffords would win due to the sympathy votes in AZ.


14 posted on 03/09/2013 8:31:12 AM PST by Citizen Soldier ("You care far too much what is written and said about you." Axelrod to Obama 2006)
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To: princess leah
He is an old, bitter white man

I don't care if he's old

I don't care if he's white or purple

I don't care if he's a man, a woman, or "other"

What matters to me is that he's corrupt, evil, possibly insane, and lacking in any moral compass whatsoever. He is utter slime.

15 posted on 03/09/2013 8:31:31 AM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma
It is not fair to call McCain "slime"

Then how about: scum, RINO-dirtbag, traitor, feculent idiot, media-whore, condescending bastard?

16 posted on 03/09/2013 8:35:03 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: princess leah
Personally, I believe McLame and Goober owe the Honorable Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio, an apology on the US Senate Floor!

Then, they can both announce their retirements from the US Senate effective just as soon as a real American Patriot can be appointed by their respective State Legislatures!

Two RINO old establishment idiot problems solved!

Next, fire up the tea party movement, search for additional candidates who will actually serve America's values and live within their limitations placed on them in the US Const!!!!

Americans do not lose, do not give up, and never surrender their God given rights to this socialist government and its enablers!

17 posted on 03/09/2013 8:35:48 AM PST by PotatoChop (Respect is earned, not demanded by this out of control socialist government!)
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To: PhilCollins
He has said he won't run again. I can give him credit for coming out hard against holding a show trial for Osama's son-in-law in Manhattan. But that's all.

He's already been there far too long. I can't understand why he isn't off somewhere nice enjoying his family and his wife's money. How anyone could relish living in the beltway leper colony is beyond me. Maybe getting to rub elbows with Juan Williams and Alan Colmes gets him off.

18 posted on 03/09/2013 8:38:51 AM PST by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: princess leah
He devoted a major portion of his life to doing the people's business. But over time like almost everyone, he was assimilated by the beltway culture and became one of them.

All in all he was better than most, but now it is time for the people of Arizona to retire him.

19 posted on 03/09/2013 8:40:24 AM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: princess leah

If he retired today it would be 13 years too late.


20 posted on 03/09/2013 8:44:23 AM PST by Zman516
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To: princess leah
He's already 76. Unless he's Strom Thurmond, he won't be in Congress much longer.

But I'm reminded of Frank Lautenberg who got elected to the Senate by hinting that his 72-year-old opponent was too old for the job. He's now 89 himself and doesn't show any inclination to leave any time soon.

21 posted on 03/09/2013 8:49:20 AM PST by x
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To: x

Lautenberg has announced that he will not run for another term.


22 posted on 03/09/2013 8:54:05 AM PST by Publius
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To: princess leah

McStain need to be PUT AWAY along with Slimestein.


23 posted on 03/09/2013 8:55:44 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: princess leah

And we were implored to put the Maverick in the White House in 2008? Good grief what has the GOP become?


24 posted on 03/09/2013 8:56:21 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: princess leah

It was time for McCain to retire YEARS ago! He’s the poster boy for term limits!

FLUSH THE JOHN!

... Johnny and Teddy were Senators
On opposite sides of the aisle
They got together and drafted a bill
Guaranteed to make illegals smile
Amnesty was their game – and they had no shame

Johnny and Senator Feingold
Gave campaign finance a try
But then the highest court in the land
Said the 1st amendment must apply
Gotta play by the rules – now Johnny looks like a fool

Johnny and Mr. Obama
They both agree Gitmo should close
But bringing terrorists into the USA
Is a plan that we oppose
No, they don’t belong – and Johnny’s got it all wrong

Now Johnny and Senator Lieberman
Got together on cap and trade
Anemic hands across the aisle
Gonna send the country to its grave
It’s time to let him know – old Johnny’s gotta go

Johnny believes Global Warming
Limousine Liberals and all
Congressional junkets to Copenhagen
Everybody’s havin’ a ball
Just ask Al Gore - Johnny knows the score

S & L Man Charlie Keating
He came to Johnny one day
Said “the government boys are sniffing around
How much to make ‘em go away?”
Did Johnny take a bribe to join the Keating 5?

Now fast-forward 20 years later
Banks are in trouble again
Johnny says, “Let’s bail ‘em out
It’s just a trillion – or maybe ten.
Let’s put some wind in their sails – ‘cause they’re too big to fail.”

We know there’s oil in Alaska
Drilling won’t cause any harm
But Johnny agrees with the tree-hugging geeks
Gas is gonna cost a leg and an arm
Johnny why can’t you see what’s good for you and me?

Now everyone knows about ACORN
They get lots of taxpayers’ dough
Prostitution rings and voter fraud
And home loans to any old schmoe
No matter ACORN’s crimes – Johnny thinks they’re just fine

We’re tired of hearin’ your flip-flops
We’re tired of hearin’ your lies
You may think we’re all dummies but you can’t
Pull the wool over our eyes
You’re career’s hit a snag - so start packin’ your bags

‘Cause Johnny, you’ve worn out your welcome
It’s time to bid DC goodbye
Go write a book or learn to cook
And eat a little humble pie
Just ask Sheriff Joe – he says you gotta go

Yeah, go Johnny, go – it’s time to hit the road.
Good-bye
(to the tune of Frankie & Johnny) http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/search?q=Terry+anderson+song+McCain


25 posted on 03/09/2013 8:56:26 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: autumnraine

For those that have Facebook you should see the 10,000+ comments saying much the same thing. People are mad, rightfully so.


26 posted on 03/09/2013 9:10:04 AM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Baynative

I think he’s trying to hold his seat for his daughter.


27 posted on 03/09/2013 9:11:59 AM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Publius
Lautenberg has announced that he will not run for another term.

Thanks for the info. Now I'm wondering if he would have done that if he didn't face what could be a strong challenger in the primaries.

28 posted on 03/09/2013 9:13:43 AM PST by x
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To: princess leah

He won’t. Too cushy a gig. - Like many before him, he will hang on until he turns into a rock; long after he deports himself like a buffoon while fancies himself leaving a “legacy”. You know. “Career of public service” and all that.


29 posted on 03/09/2013 9:15:56 AM PST by Twinkie (JOHN 3:16)
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To: princess leah

John McCain is a collaborator.


30 posted on 03/09/2013 9:29:03 AM PST by Hoodat (I stand with Rand.)
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To: princess leah; All
BESTFRIENDShat
31 posted on 03/09/2013 9:34:21 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Venturer

“John McCain has lived a good life off the Govt. teat, and he could retire and continue to so so.”

He’s also been living off his wife’s teat, she being a “beer distributor heiress” and all. And they’ve left us with their fat pig daughter, the one with no brain and a big mouth. The fruit didn’t fall very far from the tree!


32 posted on 03/09/2013 9:40:18 AM PST by vette6387
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To: princess leah

Retire hell!

33 posted on 03/09/2013 9:42:37 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: oldbrowser
But over time like almost everyone, he was assimilated by the beltway culture and became one of them.

Exactly! That is why the founders sort of missed the boat by not including term limits either in the original constitution or the first amendments. So I believe there should be a movement started for the 28th Amendment to limit the terms of Representatives and Senators to Congress. That is the ONLY thing that will cure this disease known as Potomac Fever! While we are at it why not add a 29th Amendment that states that Congress cannot exempt themselves for laws that they pass.

34 posted on 03/09/2013 9:43:42 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: lonevoice

McCain and others should have been history after Keating Five episode. That alone should have dismissed him as a candidate.


35 posted on 03/09/2013 9:47:43 AM PST by oldironsides
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To: Publius

“Lautenberg has announced that he will not run for another term.”

Glad to hear it! He is the last of the “Old RAT Bastard’s Club” in the Senate to “elect to spent time with his family.” Now he, Levin, Rockefeller and Harkin can get together at the “Rat Rest Home” and congratulate themselves for all the damage they did to our country. Maybe Chamblis will join them, birds of a feather and all!


36 posted on 03/09/2013 9:55:09 AM PST by vette6387
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To: Publius; All
Some state constitutions have provisions for impeachment or recall of senators, but a federal court case in 1967 in Idaho concerning Sen. Frank Church killed that off.

That SOB that gave us the "Church Admendment" not to go after Dictators? Oh I could scream...

But back to McCain....

I say we have a petition, even if it does nothing as a vote of no-confidence in AZ (and /or Nationwide) asking for his resignation.

A couple of Million Signatures just to rub his nose in it, and to tell him we have had enough, and this is our form of redress...

Where do I send $100 to get this going since I am not an AZ resident...

37 posted on 03/09/2013 9:59:40 AM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: lonevoice

McVain is also a warmongering statist.


38 posted on 03/09/2013 10:05:05 AM PST by Lou Budvis
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To: Zman516

“...If he retired today it would be 13 years too late....”
Yep! No doubt about it. He has hurt this country badly.
I thank him for his military service to this country and it now past time to do a good service to the country again by GTHO of the Senate. Retire, don’t run or die. I don’t care which he does as long as he is gone from there. Arizona, and America, deserve so much better.


39 posted on 03/09/2013 10:23:55 AM PST by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: Twinkie

Some would argue he is already a rock from the neck up.


40 posted on 03/09/2013 10:24:11 AM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: layman

Whatever happened to people quitting their day jobs before running for president? Then if your wax wings melt you can slink off into darkness like a good boy. At least Al Gore has been merely a freelance nuisance since 2000. Even Bob Dole knew when to quit, for liberty’s sake!

Yet McCain struts around like anyone still cares, and Kerry rose a few notches. Imagine still having to hear about Romney a decade from now. Blech!


41 posted on 03/09/2013 10:41:21 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: princess leah

I think where he really jumped the shark was in 2008. The financial crisis was just breaking. It seems as if there was a closed door meeting in Washington wherein he spoke eloquently and in a commanding fashion while at the same meeting Obozo was exposed as being the empty suit that we all know that he is.

Then somehow - all of a sudden - 2 things happened

- McCain decided to suspend his campaign on the eve of one the presidential debates.
- Revisionists came along and rewrote the history of that meeting so that it was McCain who was in the corner sucking his thumb and it was Obozo who “took charge”.

Arguably the 2008 election was decided over those couple of days.

From that moment on McCain has been Obozo’s water boy. Some would argue it happened long before but for me this was the clear demarcation point.


42 posted on 03/09/2013 10:48:57 AM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: princess leah

One of the best opinions I have ever read!

“the Ulsterman Report as it brought out an excellent article called “Out with the Old And in with the New”.”

http://theulstermanreport.com/2013/03/07/republican-insider-out-with-the-old-and-in-with-the-new/#comment-280239


43 posted on 03/09/2013 11:01:19 AM PST by matthew fuller (Fast and Furious fizzled- Enter Sandy Hook.)
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To: princess leah

Oh I think he should stick around. As long as he continues to behave like the RINO’s very own Elmer Fudd, he is being very helpful in hastening the demise of ‘country club’ Republicans once and for all.


44 posted on 03/09/2013 11:14:43 AM PST by AdaGray (squi)
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To: mc5cents
Doesn't the 14th amendment through it's Equal Protection Clause requires each state to provide equal protection under the law to all people?

How can legislator's exempt themselves and their staffs from, say the obamacare "tax"?

45 posted on 03/09/2013 11:26:51 AM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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46 posted on 03/09/2013 1:10:00 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: princess leah

No question about it.


47 posted on 03/09/2013 1:13:29 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

He’s a hell of a lot better than Democrats—he does many things right.


48 posted on 03/09/2013 4:59:13 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma (The perfect is the enemy of the good..............Voltaire)
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To: AuntB

Great lyrics! Thanks, AuntB!


49 posted on 03/09/2013 5:37:39 PM PST by octex
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To: octex

The guy who wrote and performed it was really good, too. It was on you tube, now I can’t find it, but McCain is pretty good at getting things, shall we say...rearranged...on google searches, etc.

[snip]John McCain - the WORST Senator money can buy!

Here’s another thing...he has purchased relevant keywords on the net, so no matter what you’re looking for you get his campaign websites.

The Search For A Candidate (from the pres primary, 2008)

McCain’s people say that every dollar they spend on online search advertising brings in three or four bucks.

The national polls don’t reflect it, but in one sense John McCain is the clear front runner in the presidential race: he leads in search-engine ads. When you type McCain’s name into Google, alongside or above the standard search results you’ll always get a text ad—a “sponsored link”—that leads you to a Web site soliciting campaign contributions for the Arizona senator. What happens when you type “Giuliani” into Google? You get a paid link to the former New York mayor’s site. But you also get a McCain ad.

The other obvious search words involve search terms people use when researching specific issues. Here again, McCain is busy; his people say that at various times they’ve bought 10,000 different words. Giuliani pops up with “flat tax” and “illegal immigrant.” But when I tried “universal health care,” nothing from any candidate came up. Vary it a little by typing “health care reform” and you get a paid link to … John McCain

http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/2010/08/john-mccain-worst-senator-money-can-buy.html


50 posted on 03/09/2013 6:58:25 PM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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