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Sen. John McCain Faces Censure from Arizona Republicans for ‘Terrible Record’
Top Right News ^ | January 8, 2014

Posted on 01/08/2014 6:37:58 PM PST by BulletBobCo

The Maricopa County GOP in Arizona have decided to censure Senator John McCain. The resolution accuses John McCain of abandoning the issues of the GOP and to siding with the liberals in the senate and Barack Obama in passing legislation, his constituents oppose, including amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens, and betraying his promises to secure the border (“Complete the dang fence“).

John McCain Censured by Arizona’s Republican Leadership

As leaders in the Republican Party, we are obligated to fully support our Party, platform, and its candidates. Only in times of great crisis or betrayal is it necessary to publicly censure our leaders. Today we are faced with both. For too long we have waited, hoping Senator McCain would return to our Party’s values on his own. That has not happened. So with sadness and humility we rise and declare:

Whereas Senator McCain has amassed a long and terrible record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats, such as Amnesty, funding for ObamaCare, the debt ceiling, assaults on the Constitution and 2nd amendment, and has continued to support liberal nominees;

Whereas this record has been disastrous and harmful to Arizona and the United States; and,

Whereas Senator McCain has campaigned as a conservative and made promises during his re-election campaigns, such as the needed and welcomed promise to secure our borders and finish the border fence, only to quickly flip-flop on those promises; and

Whereas McCain has abandoned our core values and has been eerily silent against Liberals, yet publicly reprimands Conservatives in his own Party, therefore

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Maricopa County Republican leadership censures Senator McCain for his continued disservice to our State and Nation, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that until he consistently champions our Party’s Platform and values, we, the Republican leadership in Arizona will no longer support, campaign for or endorse John McCain as our U.S. Senator.


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1 posted on 01/08/2014 6:37:58 PM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: BulletBobCo

Who cares?

The voters had TWO chances to get rid of his sorry a$$... Once in the primary and again in the general. They could have gotten him either time and didn’t...

McCain (et al) RINO’s are the biggest reason for repeal of the 17th...


2 posted on 01/08/2014 6:40:53 PM PST by bfh333 ("Hope"... "Change"... You better HOPE you have some CHANGE after the next 4 years!)
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To: BulletBobCo

IOW, John “Whacko Bird” McCain is a Loyal Obamacrat RINO.


3 posted on 01/08/2014 6:42:15 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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4 posted on 01/08/2014 6:43:21 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: BulletBobCo

I don’t see anything happening, but good for them. McPain will more than likely sneer, and spew some venom, but to ‘H’ with him.


5 posted on 01/08/2014 6:43:52 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: BulletBobCo

McCain and his butt buddy linda graham could form the “We’ve Been Censured” club.

IIRC, linda has been censured three times in South Carolina, twice by the same group.


6 posted on 01/08/2014 6:48:43 PM PST by upchuck (My Internet addiction is so bad... it's alt of ctrl.)
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To: BulletBobCo

Good for them, albeit, it’s a bit late in coming.


7 posted on 01/08/2014 6:49:08 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: BulletBobCo

I can’t see anything coming of this action towards McCain. McCain only cares about his state 18 months out from the election. Other than that...he just does and says whatever the heck he wants....and calls himself a ‘maverick’.

I can’t believe I actually voted for his sorry backside in 2008. :::sigh::: I think I must have forgotten how much of a carbuncle McCain has become. I really do loathe the creature and his ‘pal’ LG.


8 posted on 01/08/2014 6:54:00 PM PST by conservaKate (R got it wrong in 2012. We must get it right in 2014 & 2016.)
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To: Windflier

People in AZ probably don’t even know what “censure” means; it surely doesn’t mean much. People in AZ will never admit they are wrong about McC. Nor will the Kentuckians about the other silly McC.


9 posted on 01/08/2014 6:54:17 PM PST by Theodore R. (People in TX in 2014 cheer: Cornball and George P.!)
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To: Windflier

I understand he’s seriously considering running for yet another term. One would think he would get the message but considering who he thinks he is, probably not.


10 posted on 01/08/2014 6:55:09 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: BulletBobCo

I believe we’ve done this before....

Is this an old story?


11 posted on 01/08/2014 6:57:35 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: BulletBobCo

The Arizona GOP shouldn’t support McCain anyway, now that he has become the Republican argument for term limitation.


12 posted on 01/08/2014 6:58:45 PM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: bfh333

In before the Palin bashers get here.


13 posted on 01/08/2014 7:00:16 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Theodore R.

We had a fine candidate in J.D. Hayworth. By the time McCain’s media minions turned him into a crook , a liar, and a cretin, all the fools impressed by Johnny Mac’s ancient war record showed up and drooled all over the ballot box in voting for their hero. Then the Dems ran their usual hacknflak intentional loser, a Tucson City Councilman, and it was another six years in the bank for the Rino betrayer.

Many of us here did what we could. It’s always stacked for McCain, a true Democrat in Rino clothing.


14 posted on 01/08/2014 7:03:49 PM PST by Luke21
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To: BulletBobCo

15 posted on 01/08/2014 7:09:33 PM PST by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: conservaKate

Lots of us, myself included, made that MISTAKE in order to get Palin. I did NOT repeat it during his last election to the Senate.

We live, some of us learn.


16 posted on 01/08/2014 7:16:22 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: BulletBobCo

Ya get what ya vote for


17 posted on 01/08/2014 7:17:45 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Graewoulf
Ya get what ya vote for

Sorry. I mean collectively speaking. Obviously not everyone in AZ voted for the sorry SOB and not everyone got what they voted for.

18 posted on 01/08/2014 7:19:23 PM PST by plain talk
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To: BulletBobCo

Why not do a recall petition.. Is that not an option?


19 posted on 01/08/2014 7:27:46 PM PST by TonyM
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To: Grams A
I understand he’s seriously considering running for yet another term.

McCain is a prime example of how FUBAR our system of government has become. That the people can't rid themselves of entrenched royal bureaucrats like him, is proof positive that we need some kind of honest reset.

20 posted on 01/08/2014 7:28:42 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Theodore R.

I’d bet dollars to donuts, that if you actually surveyed a large cross section of Arizona Republicans, you’d find that most of them can’t stand the guy, and that they’d welcome a new rep in his seat.

Our system is just rigged to favor incumbents.


21 posted on 01/08/2014 7:31:15 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: plain talk

Yup.

When the Arizona held their noses and voted for “Whacko Bird” McCain, they did so out of loyalty to the GOP.

Now the high information Republicans know that Democrats and RINOs that vote with Democrats are the same.

2014 would be a good year for McCain to come to the aid of the GOP and RESIGN!


22 posted on 01/08/2014 7:31:23 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: plain talk; All

Does AZ have open primaries?


23 posted on 01/08/2014 7:40:41 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: BulletBobCo

John McCain
John MeCain
John McStain
John McInsane
John McBlame
John McSoros
John McKerry
John McKennedy
John McObamaton
John McMusBrobud
John McAlQaedaGlo
John McHastoGo...


24 posted on 01/08/2014 7:42:48 PM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero, and John Kerry is a mock-puppet!)
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To: Mr. K

As I understand it yes.


25 posted on 01/08/2014 7:43:27 PM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero, and John Kerry is a mock-puppet!)
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To: Mr. K

Ayup. You asked the correct question.


26 posted on 01/08/2014 7:44:05 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: TonyM

Recall is unconstitutional against elected federal positions. So says SCOTUS.


27 posted on 01/08/2014 7:44:10 PM PST by Cboldt
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To: Mr. K

The Republicans in Arizona convinced themselves that McCain was a better bet than J. D. Hayworth, based on two actual bonehead mistakes Hayworth made.

Nevermind that McCain had made hundreds.


28 posted on 01/08/2014 7:45:12 PM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero, and John Kerry is a mock-puppet!)
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To: DoughtyOne

You forgot:

Juan MexiCain


29 posted on 01/08/2014 7:49:25 PM PST by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: bfh333
"Who cares? The voters had TWO chances to get rid of his sorry a$$."

Or... in the words of his senate soul mate - "what difference does it make at this point?"

Maricopa county is BY FAR the largest population of GOPers in AZ. McLame will ignore these Waco-birds. It's WAAAAYYYY past time to send him into retirement - yet somehow he (and Romney) were elevated to to the top national GOP spot...?

30 posted on 01/08/2014 7:50:27 PM PST by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: bkopto

:^)

Good one...


31 posted on 01/08/2014 8:07:50 PM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero, and John Kerry is a mock-puppet!)
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To: Graewoulf

John has lost it, and it speaks to the weakness of his AZ challengers and AZ voters.

BTW, thx, for keeping me on your ping list, my friend. I appreciate you very much and fail to say so. Rita.


32 posted on 01/08/2014 8:09:42 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: BulletBobCo

Oh those AZ GOP “Whacko_Birds.”


33 posted on 01/08/2014 8:21:45 PM PST 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: Norm Lenhart

I was fortunate to have Bob Barr on the ballot. There was
n-o-t-h-i-n-g that could get my vote for John Liberal McCain.

I rebelled at that socialist nomination before it was even cool. No way, no how was his theater pick of Palin going to bring him my vote.

McCain, Romney, Dole nominees are bookends for the end of the Republican Party. W. Bush was one dementional, on the war and muscular, but that’s about it for his expertise.


34 posted on 01/08/2014 8:25:10 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: bfh333; Grams A; Mr. K

I understand that Arizona has open primaries and that McCain’s money brought democrat crossover voters to get him the nomination in the primary.

In the general I understand that it is easy for any republican to get elected as the state is predominately GOP.

So it looks as if McCain is indeed a genuine democrat under republican label or RINO.


35 posted on 01/08/2014 8:27:43 PM PST by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: TonyM
Before 9/11/01 there was a recall going on. We were well on the way to having enough signatures to recall him, but then 9/11/01 happened, and the recall attempt was canceled in order to "unite against the enemy." I said then that it was a mistake, and we would regret it, but almost everyone else involved in the effort decided to end the petition drive. I still have my recall McLame banner, and I'd be more than willing to gather signatures again.

Hey, McLame: Póg Mo Thóin, you slimy POS!

36 posted on 01/08/2014 8:28:13 PM PST by Neil E. Wright (An OATH is FOREVER OathKeeper III We are EVERYWHERE)
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To: Mr. K
Does AZ have open primaries?

Yes, and as I recall, McPain was very instrumental in pressuring the state GOP to keep it open during the last election.

He ran a scorched earth campaign against J.D. Hayworth.

37 posted on 01/08/2014 8:40:35 PM PST by SMM48
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To: bfh333

Yep! All McCain will do is grit his teeth and scream “F... You!” He betrayed his fellow prisoners. Why would he give a damn about his fellow citizens? This country would have been a lot better off if McCain’s, Hagel’s and Kerry’s names were on the wall. But that would sully the real heroes whose names belong there.


38 posted on 01/08/2014 8:45:34 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: bfh333

Remember that he actually ran to the right of JD Hayworth in order to “win” re selection.


39 posted on 01/08/2014 8:54:02 PM PST by 2CAVTrooper (Politicians and diapers need to be changed for the same reason)
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To: BulletBobCo

McCain is laughing in their face.


40 posted on 01/08/2014 9:07:43 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Grams A

As a Republican ?????


41 posted on 01/08/2014 9:09:01 PM PST by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: BulletBobCo
Clinton/McCain 2016


42 posted on 01/08/2014 11:28:23 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Cen-Tejas

As a Republican ?????”

I would suspect he would keep the R behind his name. Article was on FR sometime, I think, during the last week.


43 posted on 01/09/2014 12:27:26 AM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: RitaOK

Ultimately though GWB lost both wars. While the Iraq “surge” seemed successful, events since in both Iraq and Afghanistan have been failures. GWB said “No More Vietnams” and then delivered another Vietnam.


44 posted on 01/09/2014 3:33:58 AM PST by Theodore R. (People in TX in 2014 cheer: Cornball and George P.!)
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To: bfh333

The poster boy for term limits.


45 posted on 01/09/2014 4:16:35 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Theodore R.

When you control who can shoot when, you’re bound to lose.


46 posted on 01/09/2014 4:18:06 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Theodore R.

When you control who can shoot when, you’re bound to lose.


47 posted on 01/09/2014 4:18:13 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: bfh333

So What?

The practical aspect is zero.

You are correct


48 posted on 01/09/2014 4:21:19 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: BulletBobCo

If the Republican Party of Arizona had any stones at all, they would abolish the open primary rule. This is all bullcrap to give the Party some standing to start the process to sneak in just another one like him or Flake.

Why not censure Flake as well because he ran on virtually the same campaign and is one of the members of the Gang of 8 and a McCain wannabe.


49 posted on 01/09/2014 4:23:01 AM PST by mazda77
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To: Luke21

Why don’t the likes of you put just a bit of pressure on the Party to dispense with the open primaries? That won’t be a cure all but it will certainly be a step in the right direction.


50 posted on 01/09/2014 4:25:44 AM PST by mazda77
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