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McCain Surrenders on Behalf of Opposition to ObamaCare
http://www.rightwingnews.com ^ | september 27, 2013 | Dave Blount

Posted on 09/28/2013 9:08:57 AM PDT by lowbridge

Alleged Republican John McCain responded to Ted Cruz’s heroic but failed attempt to stop ObamaCare by speaking apparently at the behest of Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid. Tune in at around 4:20 in the video below and hear this:

“I’d remind my colleagues that in the 2012 election, ObamaCare … was a subject that was a major issue in the campaign. … Well, the People spoke… and they reelected the president of the United States. Now that doesn’t mean we give up our efforts to try to replace and repair ObamaCare. But it does mean that elections have consequences, and those elections were clear … a majority of the American people supported the president of the United States… I think all of us should respect the outcome of elections, which reflects the will of the People.”

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KEYWORDS: abortion; collaborator; deathpanels; mccain; obamacare; sellout; zerocare
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1 posted on 09/28/2013 9:08:57 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

“repair ObamaCare”

First time I’ve heard that. Watch out people, this is going to be the new line from the Repubican managers. Socialized medicine just needs ‘repairing’. F U JOHN!


2 posted on 09/28/2013 9:14:16 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: lowbridge
"a majority of the American people supported the president of the United States"

A majority of votes anyway.

3 posted on 09/28/2013 9:14:35 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: lowbridge

He called for respecting the outcome of elections that “reflect the will of the people.” How about his own re-election? The will of the people of Arizona was to elect the conservative that McCain pretended to be in the months preceding the primary.


4 posted on 09/28/2013 9:15:41 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: lowbridge

The 2012 election was as much a Fraud as you are. Why don’t you come clean on how you had a hand in the IRS going after the Tea Party. I myself don’t believe it was the Democrats. I believe the GOP had a hand in going after true conservatives. You sir are a traitor to your party and the country.


5 posted on 09/28/2013 9:17:39 AM PDT by DeWalt
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To: lowbridge
What opposition? Seriously, if the "opposition party" cannot be bothered to vigorously 'attack' something as widely unpopular as Obamacare then are they _really_ the opposition? (Here's a hint: they don't attack it, just like they don't attack the IRS-, NSA-, or BATFE-scandals for the same reason… they're really ok with it.)
6 posted on 09/28/2013 9:23:47 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: OneWingedShark

They are the “opposition” like the Washington Generals are the “opposition” to the Harlem Globetrotters.


7 posted on 09/28/2013 9:25:11 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: OneWingedShark

That’s exactly right. We are looking a both sides of the same face. No difference.


8 posted on 09/28/2013 9:26:04 AM PDT by DeWalt
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To: lowbridge

In a republic like ours the will of the people is not just expressed in single elections. It is ultimately expressly by the supreme law of the land, the will of We the People, in our CONSTITUTION.

And nowhere in that document is any legitimate authority granted by We the People for anything like “Obamacare.”

“I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.”

- James Madison, the father of the U.S. Constitution


9 posted on 09/28/2013 9:26:23 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (We the People demand that you DEFUND it, not defend or delay it!)
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To: lowbridge

John McCain has been a negative influence for years. Our so-called news media has very selectively not allowed the American public to recognize this.

I remember so well that the day after GWB was inaugurated, McCain started usurping the power of the Senate and the press to promote his McCain-Feingold bill. In reality his objective was to divert the press from any potentiallly positive focus on the new president. And I believe it was just out of spite, because he did not win the GOP nomination.

Bush, the gentleman, naively deferred his planned initiatives to McCain’s campaign. The Senate was in gridlock for a few months, and then Jeffers jumped to the opposition, taking away the Republican control of the Senate.

I will never look upon McCain with any kind of respect. He is a worm.


10 posted on 09/28/2013 9:27:03 AM PDT by maica (Welcome to post-rational America.)
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To: lowbridge
replace and repair ObamaCare

Look old man...What part of repeal don't you understand you senile old fart...


11 posted on 09/28/2013 9:28:28 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Don’t take my word for it, these are my opinions...Do your own Homework)
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To: lowbridge

Not “repair” of “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010”, but repeal and replace with a market-driven model, supplemented with a Medicare system set up for sustainability, not as a slush fund for every other cockamamie scheme to buy dependency and support from persons undeserving of the benefits to be conferred by the program as originally conceived.

The “Obamacare” scheme is of the same order as the man who concealed a viper beneath his shirt, then writhed in agony as the effects of the inevitable bite took place.

Shake that accursed viper out of your shirt NOW!

After all, Prohibition was the law of the land (under the 18th Amendment), and the politics of its widespread loss of respect for the law resulted in its repeal (21st Amendment).

The 21st Amendment did not totally end Prohibition. The individual states could then vote in local option for either being “wet” or “dry”. But the power was stripped from the Federal government to enforce prohibition anywhere.

How was that for repeal and replace?


12 posted on 09/28/2013 9:28:40 AM PDT by alloysteel (Those who deny natural climate change are forever doomed to stupidity. AGW is a LIE.)
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To: Viennacon
“repair ObamaCare”
First time I’ve heard that. Watch out people, this is going to be the new line from the Repubican managers. Socialized medicine just needs ‘repairing’. F U JOHN!

Mark Steyn nailed it a while back. He wrote that Republicans (most of 'em) were like the European conservatives - they never repealed a socialistic law, just claimed they could make it work better. The man's prescience is scary.

13 posted on 09/28/2013 9:29:22 AM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: lowbridge

Don’t you just love those Arizona Republicans who renominated this man in August 2012?


14 posted on 09/28/2013 9:29:30 AM PDT by rushmom
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To: lowbridge

McAinal McQueeg is totally irrelevant with conservative republicans. He is only important to the gay rats, who control our media. These dregs of humanity, who spend their semi sober hours in Gay hot tubs, writing bs about their hero while trying to make Ted Cruz look bad. In spite of their trash posing as journalism, we now have the totally irrelevant McAinal McQueeg and a stronger Ted Cruz.


15 posted on 09/28/2013 9:29:34 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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To: lowbridge

Shame on you Arizona voters for re-electing this dinosaur. He is the classic Manchurian candidate. He needs attention, and gets it by spewing anti-conservative comments, so he gets his face on TeeVee.


16 posted on 09/28/2013 9:30:57 AM PDT by entropy12 (With no fear of re-election, Obama is becoming more radical left..thanks a lot all you who abstained)
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To: alloysteel
Thanks for this excellent History reminder lesson:

"After all, Prohibition was the law of the land (under the 18th Amendment), and the politics of its widespread loss of respect for the law resulted in its repeal (21st Amendment).

The 21st Amendment did not totally end Prohibition. The individual states could then vote in local option for either being “wet” or “dry”. But the power was stripped from the Federal government to enforce prohibition anywhere.

How was that for repeal and replace?

17 posted on 09/28/2013 9:31:20 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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To: lowbridge

Sure Juan - when the Dims lose, they stay on attack and do their best to act as if they still won. Why in the hell should we just roll over for them? Oh, wait - you are one of them.


18 posted on 09/28/2013 9:32:18 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: lowbridge

JOHN FONDA MCCAIN


19 posted on 09/28/2013 9:50:10 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: lowbridge

I really wonder about McCain. His major life trauma was losing, that is being captured by the enemy. Has that driven the desire to win, to conquer, to come out on top out of him.

His actions after release point to a man who was going to make himself comfortable for life and never go through that again. Was he ever a maverick?


20 posted on 09/28/2013 9:54:19 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Viennacon
>>“repair ObamaCare”<<<

First time I’ve heard that. Watch out people, this is going to be the new line from the Repub[l]ican managers.

Ah yes -- Huckabee had a (congressional) guest on his Thursday afternoon radio broadcast, some faction of the R leadership now offering to "compromise" by "delaying" HusseinCare for one year -- allowing time to repeal it -- (YEA, RIGHT) and I had a similar thought to yours:

Here we go! Give them another year and the program will be so entrenched that we may never extract all the tentacles!

21 posted on 09/28/2013 9:55:02 AM PDT by fone (God save us.)
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To: lowbridge

McCain and Obama have a lot in common.
They (somehow!) manage to embarrass themselves (and screw America) each and every day.

There’s a real talent in being able to do this, and so consistently too


22 posted on 09/28/2013 9:55:06 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (Er)
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To: lowbridge
Hey, McQueeg:


23 posted on 09/28/2013 9:55:53 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: 1010RD

I cut McCain loose when he was one of the keating five. Everything since has just reaffirmed my decision.


24 posted on 09/28/2013 9:56:33 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: lowbridge

It must be said; he is toys in the static bat-sh*t crazy..


25 posted on 09/28/2013 9:57:45 AM PDT by cardinal4 (Barack Barry Hussein Soetoro Obama, America's first woman president..)
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To: lowbridge

AZ, stop sending the POS.

Would please help?


26 posted on 09/28/2013 10:00:20 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: lowbridge

A majority of ballots counted, not all of which were from legal voters, went to Barack Hussein Obama as a proxy for ObamaCare over Mitt Romney representing RomneyCare. No sane person could consider that a referendum on socialized medicine.


27 posted on 09/28/2013 10:01:47 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: lowbridge

This is the worst kind of distortion—a distortion of the system of US government. Obama and Obamacare were not the “will of the people”, but were the will of about 51 percent of the voting people. In a republic, the government must act on behalf of all the citizens, not just the winning side in one presidential contest. Achieving a majority in that vote does not enable the winners or losers to roll over and say the winning side gets everything they want and the rest of the people have no voice and must put up with whatever the winners want.

That is so un-American as to demand retraction and resignation from the person who spoke it.


28 posted on 09/28/2013 10:03:09 AM PDT by iacovatx (Conservatism is the political center--it is not "right" of center)
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To: lowbridge
BS
29 posted on 09/28/2013 10:05:41 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lowbridge

John McCain is a gutless, spineless coward and always has been.


30 posted on 09/28/2013 10:07:10 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: morphing libertarian

Yep, the Keating Five. He’s been bought and sold before, perhaps long before that. Didn’t he marry a rich daughter of some politically powerful family in AZ?


31 posted on 09/28/2013 10:08:07 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: lowbridge

Never forget he would be sitting at home in Az if not for Sarah Palin’s endorsement.


32 posted on 09/28/2013 10:11:49 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: lowbridge

McPain knows damned good, and well about the fraud that got the Obamabastard reelected in 2012. This brazen crap coming out of his mouth is right out of the Democrat playbook. McPain is an imposter. A fraud himself.


33 posted on 09/28/2013 10:15:35 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: lowbridge

and let us remind you McCrap, the house was carried by the party that voted against Obamacare. The house is known as the people’s house. The fact the hafacan won is indicative of his ability to pull votes from every freeloader in the land plus those who think his status as a black person, not even a decendant of those who were in slavery here, merits an affirmative action vote. If this was a vote on Obamacare, without attachment to a person, it would go down 60-40. Those are the numbers and you sir are so out of touch with reality to question your ability to function in office.


34 posted on 09/28/2013 10:16:19 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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All hail the war hero who turned out to become a f-ing commie himself.

F-U mccain...

35 posted on 09/28/2013 10:17:31 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: lowbridge

The Loyal Opposition is only Loyal to the Opposition.

The Republic as founded is dead, long live Tyranny.


36 posted on 09/28/2013 10:19:18 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If I wanted a Godless Commie Democrat to run my life, I would have Married one.)
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To: lowbridge

Az elected this man. The majority don’t really know what he does in DC. How is that working out for ya AZ?


37 posted on 09/28/2013 10:20:58 AM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: 1010RD
being captured by the enemy (ie: McCain)

As I observe him as an old man who has had everything handed to him without owning up to much or any responsibility, I have to ask. One wonders if he was captured at all in Viet Nam. He seems like the kind of guy who would just walk up and surrender. He took the easy way to college with connections instead of qualification, he spent the rest of the war after wrecking a few planes not fighting, he left his disabled wife for a beer heiress, he got involved in bank corruption scandal with no consequence, he was handed the presidential nomination and couldn't even beat Obama, he lied to voters to keep his Senate seat, and now he's saying it's more convenient to bow down to Obama rather than fight.

Whatta' guy. Someone said on another thread a few weeks back (about Ryan I think): "never trust a man who marries for his money".

38 posted on 09/28/2013 10:22:54 AM PDT by grania
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To: maica
In reality his objective was to divert the press from any potentiallly positive focus on the new president. And I believe it was just out of spite, because he did not win the GOP nomination.

You know, I used to think the same thing. But after he lost in 2008, he didn't do the same to Obama. In fact, he kissed up to the jerk. McCain is constantly busy undermining Republican (Conservative/Tea Party) objectics.

The man wants to be at the center of any issue. The media loves a Republican that can stick it to the Republicans. So he's their go-to guy.
39 posted on 09/28/2013 10:24:00 AM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: demshateGod

Leave Sarah alone. I got the hots for her so don’t mess with my wet dream. Highlight of the article was ‘Alleged Republican John McCain’, applies to many we see now. I want the t-shirt. Been a lurker since the ‘90s didn’t comment and make it easy for the Feds but with Nsa busy at work don’t think it matters. My thanks to Ted and friends for dragging the traitors out of their closets. Keep the faith.


40 posted on 09/28/2013 10:33:01 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (Let God sort them out)
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To: lowbridge

John McCain = Repulicrap.


41 posted on 09/28/2013 10:35:20 AM PDT by Huskerfan44 (Huskerfan44)
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To: maica
And I believe it was just out of spite, because he did not win the GOP nomination.

If you let all the spite and bullcarp out of McQueeg and you would end up with an organism that would make a virus look like a giant.

42 posted on 09/28/2013 10:50:47 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Viennacon

“repair ObamaCare”

Translation:
“If you think our problems are bad, wait until you see our solutions!!”


43 posted on 09/28/2013 10:54:04 AM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: lowbridge

Maybe because you and your GOPe “friends” ran Mitt Romney, ya know of Romneycare. Ass.


44 posted on 09/28/2013 11:02:30 AM PDT by VA40
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To: lowbridge

Wow.....Dirty Knees McCain should wipe his lips after giving Obama a BJ.
He makes a good streetwalker.


45 posted on 09/28/2013 11:25:32 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: lowbridge

"I’d remind my colleagues that in the 2012 election, ObamaCare … was a subject that was a major issue in the campaign. … Well, the People spoke..."

What a joke. The GOP-e twisted arms and bent the rules to give Mitt Romney- the grandfather of Obamacare- the nomination. Many voters simply stayed home because they felt (likely accurately) that neither man running for president was going to repeal Obamacare. Let's stop with the revisionist istory.

46 posted on 09/28/2013 11:32:26 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: lowbridge

Mccain voted against the Bush tax cuts. Apparently he only respects outcome of elections when Democrats win.


47 posted on 09/28/2013 12:06:08 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Viennacon
“repair ObamaCare”
That's reminds me of Bill Clinton's remarks about affirmative action, "mend it, don't end it" And every bit as phony.
48 posted on 09/28/2013 12:17:09 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: DeWalt

Spot on.


49 posted on 09/28/2013 12:20:08 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: DeWalt

I couldn’t agree more. The GOPe went after TEA party candidates. I think they dug up much of the dirt, made false accusations, and plainly tried to defeat anyone who wasn’t going to play along (Herman Cain and Newt to be sure).

It was opposition research from both the Dems and the likes of McCain and Rove.


50 posted on 09/28/2013 12:38:30 PM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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