Skip to comments.McCain Surrenders on Behalf of Opposition to ObamaCare
Posted on 09/28/2013 9:08:57 AM PDT by lowbridge
Alleged Republican John McCain responded to Ted Cruzs 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:
Id 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 doesnt 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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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!
A majority of votes anyway.
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.
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.
They are the “opposition” like the Washington Generals are the “opposition” to the Harlem Globetrotters.
That’s exactly right. We are looking a both sides of the same face. No difference.
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
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.
Look old man...What part of repeal don't you understand you senile old fart...
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?
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.
Don’t you just love those Arizona Republicans who renominated this man in August 2012?
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.
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.
"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?
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.
JOHN FONDA MCCAIN
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?
First time Ive 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!
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
I cut McCain loose when he was one of the keating five. Everything since has just reaffirmed my decision.
It must be said; he is toys in the static bat-sh*t crazy..
AZ, stop sending the POS.
Would please help?
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.
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.
John McCain is a gutless, spineless coward and always has been.
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?
Never forget he would be sitting at home in Az if not for Sarah Palin’s endorsement.
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.
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.
The Loyal Opposition is only Loyal to the Opposition.
The Republic as founded is dead, long live Tyranny.
Az elected this man. The majority don’t really know what he does in DC. How is that working out for ya AZ?
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".
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.
John McCain = Repulicrap.
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.
“If you think our problems are bad, wait until you see our solutions!!”
Maybe because you and your GOPe “friends” ran Mitt Romney, ya know of Romneycare. Ass.
Wow.....Dirty Knees McCain should wipe his lips after giving Obama a BJ.
He makes a good streetwalker.
"Id 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.
Mccain voted against the Bush tax cuts. Apparently he only respects outcome of elections when Democrats win.
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.