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McCain: Review Ariz. 'stand your ground' laws
Politico ^ | 21 Jul 2013 | ELIZABETH TITUS

Posted on 07/21/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT by mandaladon

Arizona Sen. John McCain says his home state should review its "stand-your-ground" law in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

The Republican senator said he trusted the jury's judgment in the case, but added Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the law "may be something that needs to be reviewed."

Does he think that applies to Arizona?

"Yes, I do and I’m confident that members of the Arizona legislature will," McCain said.

He said he did not share Sen. Ted Cruz's view that President Obama's remarks on "stand-your-ground" laws represented another administration approach to gun control.

"I respect his view, but I don’t frankly see the connection," McCain said of his Texas Republican colleague.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


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McLame has become Obama's puppet...disgusting old man.
1 posted on 07/21/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

One word: Dementia


2 posted on 07/21/2013 7:27:49 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: mandaladon

There’s stupidity everywhere! I give up!


3 posted on 07/21/2013 7:28:42 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: mandaladon

I’m confident the Arizona legislature respects McCain about as much as I do, and will act accordingly. The law will stay...


4 posted on 07/21/2013 7:28:55 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberals are like locusts...)
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To: mandaladon

Arizona: Review McCain


5 posted on 07/21/2013 7:28:57 AM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: mandaladon
and by how many armed men is Mr McLame protected 24/7/366? At taxpayers’ expense,no less!
6 posted on 07/21/2013 7:29:22 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: mandaladon

F off John


7 posted on 07/21/2013 7:29:27 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: mandaladon

Won’t be long and he’ll be vacationing with Jane Fonda.


8 posted on 07/21/2013 7:29:37 AM PDT by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: mandaladon

Send him to the nearest funny farm.

He’s demented.


9 posted on 07/21/2013 7:29:41 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: mandaladon
McCain: Review Ariz. 'stand your ground' laws

SHUT UP, JOHN!

10 posted on 07/21/2013 7:30:06 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as defined by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as defined by the laws of Man)
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To: mandaladon

McStain should have been left in Hanoi. He’s done more damage to our country than he ever did to the NVA.


11 posted on 07/21/2013 7:30:23 AM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: mandaladon

Is there a conservative molecule left in the AZ senator?


12 posted on 07/21/2013 7:30:27 AM PDT by lurk
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To: mandaladon

Disgusting but liked in AZ, where the low information voters must be 80 percent of the population.


13 posted on 07/21/2013 7:30:55 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, except for six women in Sanford, FL, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: mandaladon

I would never harm another human being. I certainly would never advocate anything other than being active in the voting process for or against those I disagree with.

However I could understand that if some crazed Tea Party Terrorist went out of their mind and attempted to inflict physical harm on a public figure, they would choose McCain before Al Sharpton.


14 posted on 07/21/2013 7:32:09 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: mandaladon

McCain is such an idiot. Give it up Johnny boy. Go join the DemocRATS because that’s what you are. Take the Flakester with you.


15 posted on 07/21/2013 7:32:28 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Keep your powder dry.)
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To: mandaladon

McCain: Let me say that Arizona needs to look into people who believe they have a right to Self-Defense, and while I am at it let me not miss this chance to kiss Obama on the cheeks of his butt.

What Arizona needs to look into is a way to recall this brainwashed old idiot.


16 posted on 07/21/2013 7:32:34 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Red in Blue PA

One word: Dementia

I believe a lot of other words would apply too. Sleazy would come to mind. His behavior during his first marriage and the Keating 5 history should prove this.

He’s also a fraud. He only got into the Naval Academy because of his father. He only stayed in and finished because of his father.

As far as him being a military hero. There are lots of others that have paid at least as much of a price. Most just haven’t been able to milk it for all it’s worth like maverick the flying XXXXo.


17 posted on 07/21/2013 7:32:46 AM PDT by boycott
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To: mandaladon

I know some have never liked McCain, but he didn’t used to be quite so asinine. I wonder if he has become addled in his old old age.

A state would review it’s SYG law as a matter of course if they had complaints about outcomes IN THE STATE from people who USED their law.

Only an idiot would waste taxpayer money reviewing their state law because of some entirely independent event in another state that didn’t even involve the same concept, much less the same implementation.

This would be like saying every state should review all the laws and regulations for road work every time there is an accident in another state.


18 posted on 07/21/2013 7:32:58 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: mandaladon

He’s buckin for Jay Carney’s job.


19 posted on 07/21/2013 7:33:49 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: mandaladon

My comment to McCain is not printable...


20 posted on 07/21/2013 7:34:09 AM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: mandaladon

Shot off a carrier one too many times - scrambled his brains.


21 posted on 07/21/2013 7:34:29 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Theodore R.

Real question: is Tucson AZ actually the kidnapping capital of America? Arizona is a border state & Obama has made our border a sieve, but is this true about Tucson?


22 posted on 07/21/2013 7:35:01 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: mandaladon

Is there some Iron Rule of Sunday News Shows that mandates Jimmy-Jaws McCain must represent the “conservative” viewpoint?


23 posted on 07/21/2013 7:35:13 AM PDT by hcmama
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To: smalltownslick

“...Arizona: Review McCain...”

Most likely the post of the day.
He needs to either change over to the communist party or retire.
Either way, he needs to be gone.


24 posted on 07/21/2013 7:36:33 AM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: Venturer

there is a natural God given right to defend yourself, it doesn’t come from the government. the government protects your natural God given right to protect yourself

I hate living here


25 posted on 07/21/2013 7:37:34 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: mandaladon

He just can’t help himself. He sees an opportunity to stab decent hardworking Americans in the back and he instinctively plunges the knife.


26 posted on 07/21/2013 7:37:41 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: mandaladon

I’m in FL, and I think our SYG law needs changes.

Specifically, I’d like to see every killing subjected to a judicial enquiry to determine the facts of the death. Something similar to the old common law coroner’s inquest.

The death could be ruled justified or not justified. If justified, SYG would go into effect and future prosecutions or civil cases would be barred, unless of course significant new evidence is discovered.

If not justified, prosecutors would make the same decision as now as to whether there is sufficient evidence to take the case to trial.

The problem presently is that prosecutors make the “justified or not” decision, leaving the public perception undetermined between “justified” or “not enough evidence to prosecute.” It also leaves possible future prosecution hanging over the shooter if political pressures or other reasons lead some future prosecutor to reopen the case. Which of course is exactly what happened to GZ.

I also think decisions of this type should not be left up to elected/appointed officials to make a political or administrative decision as to “justification.” For example, it’s not difficult to imagine some racist black prosecutor deciding any and all killings of white people by black people are “justified” and refusing to prosecute.

Which is, of course, what happened in most of America for quite some time to blacks. And I’m opposed to that, too.


27 posted on 07/21/2013 7:38:47 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: mandaladon

FUJMcC.


28 posted on 07/21/2013 7:38:51 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: mandaladon

I wish this tired old man would just disappear. He peaked 50 years ago.


29 posted on 07/21/2013 7:38:58 AM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: mandaladon

Sen. John McCAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOin


30 posted on 07/21/2013 7:39:34 AM PDT by BilLies (The Progressive Liberal American Press will be the death of freedom in this country.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

“and by how many armed men is Mr McLame protected 24/7/366? At taxpayers’ expense,no less!”

None.

I was at town halls where Senator McCain spoke. There was some security at one, at another, I only saw some local sheriff deputies, and they seemed there mostly to insure order.

I was within 15 feet of Senator McCain each time. It he has security, he is not worried about lone assassins.

No one checked for guns at these town halls, and it was legal to carry them there.

I am appalled by Senator McCain’s positions, but I am pretty sure that he does not get 24/7 security provided by the government.


31 posted on 07/21/2013 7:40:25 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: cripplecreek; All

I would gladly trade Senator McCain for Senator Cruz.

Failing that, any chance of cloning Senator Cruz?


32 posted on 07/21/2013 7:41:32 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: Theodore R.

We have open primaries here, and the Democrats wink at him and don’t run real opposition. They don’t have to. He’s one of them.


33 posted on 07/21/2013 7:42:07 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: mandaladon

What a pathetic, pandering POS he is.


34 posted on 07/21/2013 7:42:32 AM PDT by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: mandaladon

Senator John McLame is nothing but a thinly-discussed PUPPET of the left! He should be ASHAMED of his IGNORANCE!


35 posted on 07/21/2013 7:42:41 AM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: mandaladon
I respect his view, but I don’t frankly see the connection," McCain said of his Texas Republican colleague.

I don't respect McCain's view, but I don't frankly see the connection between stand your ground laws that were not involved and a strictly self defense case. That is akin to calling for repeal of laws against fraud because someone was charged with robbery. Whatever the issue, McCain can't keep from being wrong about it.

36 posted on 07/21/2013 7:43:19 AM PDT by etcb
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To: x1stcav

McCain sees himself as one of those indispensable men the graveyards are so full of. I bet he runs again in 2016.


37 posted on 07/21/2013 7:43:23 AM PDT by hcmama
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To: mandaladon
Arizona Sen. John McCain says his home state should review its "stand-your-ground" law

What a PANDERING ASS...

38 posted on 07/21/2013 7:43:56 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Quickgun
Won’t be long and he’ll be vacationing with Jane Fonda.

Rather see him vacationing with Jimmy Hoffa.

39 posted on 07/21/2013 7:45:41 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: mandaladon

The ‘big government’ agenda is to pass amnesty after the August break. Now consider, how must ‘big government’ placate its separatists groups? Why IF lord McCain does not appear for appearance sake all wrought and uptight over the politicized reaction to a self defense case then one separatist group might get a whiff of what ‘big government’ is about to do to them after Congress takes its August break.

Zimmerman is not the stereotypical visual of a hate filled ‘redneck’... and strangely ‘big government’ had no problems sending ‘stand your ground weaponry’ south of the border? Zimmerman is the stereotypical visual of amnesty! Big government is attempting to make ‘conservatives’ of all ethnicity the devil for things accused without merit or foundation.


40 posted on 07/21/2013 7:45:46 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: mandaladon

Consider the source....McCain has lost what little sane brain he had left!!! What a waste this McCain dude has turned out to be!!! Sickening!!!


41 posted on 07/21/2013 7:46:25 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: mandaladon

McCain, Durbin, Holder, Obama; all you Federal officials keep your lame, incompetent asses out of State Law!


42 posted on 07/21/2013 7:47:20 AM PDT by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: GoldenPup
Rather see him vacationing with Jimmy Hoffa.

They'll find Hoffa before they find McCain's brain.

43 posted on 07/21/2013 7:48:04 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: mandaladon

Oh, shut up, John.


44 posted on 07/21/2013 7:51:20 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: mandaladon

“I respect his view, but I don’t frankly see the connection,” McCain said of his Texas Republican colleague.”

Of course you wouldn’t John, because your just as anti-gun as Obama.

The only reason this fool doesn’t join the Democrat party is because he’d be thrown out on his ass in the next election.

Oh, and Johnnie, for the 10 thousandth time, the Zimmerman case had NOTHING to do with “Stand Your Ground”.

Idiot.


45 posted on 07/21/2013 7:52:11 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Luke21; Theodore R.

I don’t know a single southern Arizonan who’s ever voted for him for his cushy Senate job. He hates most of us and openly scorns and has his staff argue with we the people. (He and his staff are the country’s greatest supporters of wide open borders.)

From what I understand, it’s Sun City (retirement area) and a lot of other areas around Phoenix where he has people really fooled (and/or paid off). And, like Luke said - lots of Dem fans too.


46 posted on 07/21/2013 7:52:49 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: elcid1970

2009:

http://www.project.org/blog/?p=904

“In what officials caution is now a dangerous and even deadly crime wave, Phoenix, Arizona has become the kidnapping capital of America, with more incidents than any other city in the world outside of Mexico City and over 370 cases last year alone....In fact, kidnappings and other crimes connected to the Mexican drug cartels are quickly spreading across the border, from Texas to California. The majority of the victims are either illegal aliens or connected to the drug trade.”

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story?id=6848672&page=1


47 posted on 07/21/2013 7:53:18 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberals are like locusts...)
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To: mandaladon
McGoo is off his rocker and is now a King Obama kiss as@.
48 posted on 07/21/2013 7:54:41 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: mandaladon

Me-too McCain screams, “Look at me!”


49 posted on 07/21/2013 7:55:33 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: mandaladon
"I respect his view, but I don’t frankly see the connection," McCain said of his Texas Republican colleague.

If he were wily, he would just change the name, like from "Stand Your Ground" to "Self-Defense Civil Rights Act". Easy.

50 posted on 07/21/2013 7:59:01 AM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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