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  • Protesters demand McCain, Flake stand up to Trump

    05/10/2017 10:14:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    KPHO-TV ^ | May 10, 2017 | Jared Dillingham
    PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A crowd of people lined both sides of Camelback Road Wednesday evening, protesting outside the offices of Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake. "I don't regularly come to protests, but I hope they pay attention and hear us," Martha McCoy of Mesa said. President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey prompted the protest. "Somebody needs to stand up. If enough people protest, maybe something will be done about this," Larry Brusuelas said. He and the others held signs, demanding an independent prosecutor be appointed to look into possible ties between members of the...
  • NATO Commander Offers Evidence of Russian Troops in Ukraine

    04/18/2014 11:04:12 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 5 replies
    Talk Radio 790 KABC ^ | Apr 17, 2014 6:14pm | Kirit Radia
    It’s a textbook example, the officials said, of the military art of deception that Russia calls “maskirovka,” or masking their appearance to blend in with local forces. The Russians have historically been very good at it and are proud of their capabilities. Last year, Russian state-run television news aired a story about the elite teams that train for exactly this kind of cloaked missions abroad.
  • RT sources: Syrian rebels plan chem attack on Israel from Assad-controlled territories

    09/10/2013 1:04:59 AM PDT · by TexGrill · 21 replies
    RT ^ | 09/10/2013 | RT
    A chemical attack may be launched on Israel by Syrian rebels from government-controlled territories as a "major provocation," multiple sources told RT. The report comes as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov proposed that Syria puts its chemical weapons arsenal under international control for subsequent destruction in order to prevent a possible military strike against the war-torn country. Moscow also urged Syrian authorities to join the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. The offer has already been passed over to Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem, who met Lavrov in Moscow for talks on Monday. “We don’t know if Syria will...
  • Rancor prompts resignations in Arizona

    01/18/2011 4:33:05 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 44 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 18, 2011 | Kim Murphy reporting from Phoenix
    Three Republican Party district officials step down, citing increasing venom from conservative 'tea party' rivals. ....At a campaign meeting in Kingman, a man formed his fingers into the shape of a gun and pointed at Anthony. Then in Lake Havasu, somebody spoke up as Miller walked into the room. "This old guy says, 'There's Anthony. Get a rope.' I turned around and said, 'If you get a rope, get one for you and get one for me too,' " Miller recalled. But the heat really turned up during an election for the 20th Legislative District's leadership board, when Miller and...
  • (RINO) McCain to stump for GOP hopeful (and RINO) Norton at weekend event in Grand Junction

    08/03/2010 5:13:48 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies · 60+ views
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will campaign for Jane Norton in Grand Junction on Sunday as her race for the U.S. Senate nears the finish line. Norton, a Grand Junction native, was the state chairwoman for McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. McCain last visited Grand Junction on Election Day 2008, speaking at Grand Junction Regional Airport. This time, he’ll campaign for Norton at 2:30 p.m. on the Mesa State College campus. McCain’s heft with Mesa County voters is significant, Norton campaign spokeswoman Cinamon Watson said, noting that he was the highest Republican vote getter in Mesa County in the past three presidential...
  • Jeff Flake: Porkers Like Hayworth Cost GOP Congress (Flake the maggot Alert)

    04/07/2010 11:32:14 AM PDT · by pissant · 46 replies · 869+ views
    redstate ^ | 4/7/10 | James Richardson
    Senator John McCain, whose reelection campaign has adopted a decidedly anti-maverick slant, released a new radio ad Wednesday assailing his primary challenger J.D. Hayworth’s proclivity for earmarking while in the House of Representatives. The 60-second spot features anti-pork crusader Congressman Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, who credits McCain with a career devoted to eliminating wasteful federal spending and aligns Hayworth with big spending Democrats. “Republicans, including Senator McCain’s opponent, lost their bearings on federal spending,” Flake said. “They loaded up bills with pork barrel projects, and the voters punished Republicans by putting Democrats in charge.”
  • Yes, Palin is Loyal, but to What and to Whom?

    04/07/2010 1:32:58 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 596 replies · 5,457+ views
    NewsReal ^ | 2010-04-07 | John R. Guardiano
    Conflicting loyalties seem to have resulted in some surprising political decisions by Sarah Palin. On Monday here at NewsReal Blog I argued that Govenor Sarah Palin’s active support of John McCain’s Senate reelection campaign makes no sense. Palin, after all, doesn’t owe McCain anything. Whatever debt she might have owed McCain she paid off during the 2008 presidential campaign. In fact, if anything, it seems to me that McCain is indebted to Palin. This because his ‘08 campaign really did her a disservice, and also because McCain staffers have since betrayed the former Alaska governor with malicious and disparaging leaks...
  • Palin and the General (Putting the McCain Endorsement in Perspective)

    03/09/2010 8:28:51 PM PST · by Brices Crossroads · 210 replies · 2,629+ views
    3/09/10 | Vanity
    I cannot tell how much of this outrage about Sarah Palin's endorsement of McCain is feigned by those who do not wish her well. It is not principally to those folks that this post is directed. To those conservatives who are genuinely disappointed by Sarah Palin's decision to support McCain, let me say that I think Rush and Mark Levin understand it and have said that it is a question of loyalty and that loyalty is a virtue. That makes sense to me and, personally, I would be a little put off if she did otherwise, since it would look...
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: Grant Woods complains to FEC about Hayworth (McCain attacks, tries to gag Hayworth)

    12/16/2009 5:29:59 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 20 replies · 1,350+ views
    The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Ariz. | 2009-12-16
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  • Tough GOP poll puts McCain over Hayworth by 20 points (McCainiacs push poll to smear Hayworth)

    12/14/2009 4:43:18 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 71 replies · 2,524+ views
    The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Ariz. | 2009-12-14
    Link only, per FR copyright rules
  • Obama Worship vs. Palin Worship...What's the difference?

    07/11/2009 10:48:53 AM PDT · by Bob J · 189 replies · 3,255+ views
    7-11-09 | Bob J
    We all loved Sarah. She rescued the sinking McCain campaign, said all the right things and holds pretty much the same positions of most FReepers. They all love Obama. He rescued the sinking DNC, said all the right things and holds pretty much the same positions of most liberals. Dems, liberals and the MSM are condemned for their all consuming adoration, virtual blindness to any mistakes or faults and slobbering worship of the man. Yet when the same thing happens to Palin it turns into a virtue. Sarah was a real coup for conservatives. But when she announced her resignation...
  • Is Meghan McCain the new face of the GOP? [McCainiacs attempt hostile takeover] [barf bag alert]

    05/11/2009 9:59:36 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 74 replies · 1,813+ views
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2009-05-12 | Carla Marinucci
    Republican leaders frantically seeking to rebrand their party might want to swing their attention from Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney to a feisty young Republican who has never been elected to anything: Meghan McCain. The 24-year-old daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain, the 2008 GOP presidential candidate, is a regular political blogger and most certainly not her mother Cindy's serene, St. John-suit-wearing stereotype of a Republican woman.
  • The McCain RoundUp

    08/13/2008 9:32:17 PM PDT · by GulfBreeze · 274 replies · 344+ views
    Free Republic | None
    The McCain Round Up I want to TRY to post a McCain Round-up once a day or very other day. This one is a lot longer than some of the future ones will be, I promise. Polls are useless at this point in the campaign for projecting a winner in November. They are however useful in showing the general standing that candidates have with the electorate and in displaying trends of changing perceptions and preferences. One trend is clear; most true independents, after shaking off the groggy feeling of Obamania, are lining up with McCain. Event after event, issue after...
  • Obama trounces McCain ... in sales of T-shirts, badges, caps

    07/22/2008 7:42:33 PM PDT · by TADSLOS · 44 replies · 474+ views
    AFP ^ | 22 July, 2008 | Karin Zeitvogel
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - \Barack Obama is trouncing John McCain in the race for the White House -- at least in sales of T-shirts, badges, baseball caps and other campaign merchandise. "Everyone is going for Obama," a sidewalk vendor whose stand was smothered in Obama and McCain T-shirts, along with garb for visitors to Washington, told AFP. "We sell about 70 percent Obama stuff -- way more than McCain," said the vendor, who asked not to be named. Obama-embroidered baseball caps sat in the center of the stand; the absence of a McCain equivalent was striking. "I don't think our wholesaler...
  • How Not to Win Votes and Influence Conservatives

    07/10/2008 4:54:20 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 64 replies · 48+ views
    I understand the frustration of many Republicans who just can’t understand how some conservatives just can’t bring themselves to support John McCain even though Barack Obama would likely be an even worse president than Jimmy Carter.  I really do feel your pain.  However… It’s still a long, long way to election day.  Many conservatives who are saying today that they can’t vote for McCain will come around and vote for McCain in November.  Heck, I might even be one of them.  But let me warn partisan Republicans that you’ll catch more wayward conservatives with honey than you will with vinegar.For...
  • FYI: The John McCain Ping List

    07/09/2008 7:24:10 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 42 replies · 114+ views
    After careful consideration, I have decided to create a ping list. FReepmail me to join the list if you find it at all interesting.
  • McCain-Lieberman Could Be Just the Ticket

    06/20/2008 6:55:56 PM PDT · by CapnJack · 131 replies · 113+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | June 20, 2008 | Jennifer Rubin
    From time to time a conservative pundit has suggested that John McCain choose a Democrat for his vice presidential running mate. That usually has been met with howls of derision from other conservatives who find the notion preposterous. But is it? The main reason is obvious: the untimely demise of McCain would allow a Democrat to ascend to the White House, forfeiting his party’s victory and reversing the popular mandate for a Republican president. (Let’s leave aside for now whether a McCain victory would represent a Republican mandate or a miracle, despite his party affiliation.) But let’s consider if one...
  • The Race Comes To WWE Raw! Monday, April 21, 2008

    04/21/2008 4:20:21 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 27 replies · 372+ views
    The Race Comes To WWE Raw! Monday, April 21, 2008
  • Attn McCain Haters: SHUT Your Stinking TRAP! (Vanity)

    03/31/2008 8:36:23 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 975 replies · 11,993+ views
    skank the sock puppet ^ | 3/30/08 | Cinnamon Girl
    By now, most McCain haters will have already skipped down to the comments section to post their expletives and tell me how it’s a free country and they have a 1st Amendment right, etc. to yammer on and on about how bad McCain sucks, totally missing the point of my post, again. But I’m here to tell you, in this free country, that in my opinion, you should SHUT YOUR STINKIN TRAP! To all you ingrates, rageaholics, and self-absorbed punks, WE KNOW YOU HATE MCCAIN. You can give yourself a rest now and stop posting on every single thread the...
  • To the GOP's self-righteous Purists

    03/05/2008 10:14:20 PM PST · by RussP · 362 replies · 2,174+ views ^ | March 5th, 2008 | Burt Prelutsky
    ... If there's a single thread that runs through the e-mails I receive from peevish Republicans, it's that none of the current candidates possesses the conservative purity of Ronald Reagan. One could almost get the idea that Dutch was betrayed by Pontius Pilate and crucified on Calvary. But that wasn't exactly the case. The fact of the matter is that Gov. Reagan gave Gov. Jerry Brown a run for his money – or should I say our money? – when it came to raising taxes here in California. But, in spite of the additional revenue, he was responsible in large...