Skip to comments.John McCain, Veteran, Senator, GOP Maverick, Dies at 81
Posted on 08/25/2018 5:26:50 PM PDT by markomalley
John McCain, the longtime senator and 2008 GOP presidential candidate who refused to leave fellow prisoners of war behind to escape years of torture in Vietnam, and whose maverick streak as Arizonas senior statesman at times frustrated fellow Republicans and confounded President Donald Trump, has died, his family confirmed in a statement Saturday.
He was 81and had been diagnosed with brain cancer in July 2017.
McCain had decided to discontinue medical treatment for the glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, his family announced on Aug. 24. He had surpassed expectations for his survival, but "the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict," the statement said.
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O God of spirits and of all flesh,
You have trampled down death
and have abolished
the power of the devil,
giving life to Your world.
Give rest to the soul
of Your departed servant John
in a place of light,
in a place of repose,
in a place of refreshment,
where there is no pain,
sorrow, and suffering.
As a good and loving God,
forgive every sin he has committed
in thought, word or deed,
for there is no one who lives
and is sinless.
You alone are without sin.
is an everlasting righteousness,
and Your word is truth.
For You are the resurrection,
and the repose of Your departed servant John
Christ our God,
and to You we give glory,
with Your eternal Father
and Your all holy,
good and life-giving Spirit,
now and forever and to the ages of ages.
And oh, yeah, lets just forget about those photos with jihadis and the massacre of all those Christians and others in Syria and Iraq. Thanks for the pass, God!
Somehow, I don’t think Churchianity is going to help that fraud.
Just an FYI, John McCain had very little class as he publicly and consistently trashed President GWB and President DJT. He was a petty, angry, and bitter old man.
He wasted most of the last year trashing Trump every chance he got instead of resigning and going out with dignity and class.
Not buying your fake concern. He deserves what he gets.
His best resulted in a cost sharing deal between US Fish and Wildlife and AZ Game and Fish to build a new pump and a contract to keep the program going - pretty much saving the fishing industry in my district and stopping an infestation of something called the "Caddis Fly."
I have many profound political differences with Senator John McCain, but on that day, standing at Willow Beach, he made a promise to me and he kept it. For that, I will be eternally grateful.
Prayers up to Senator McCain's family tonight.
That is one thing, at least, that he cannot be blamed for.
John McCain escapes Forrestal explosion 1:17 Raw film of the Forrestal fire.
NS025929. This diagram was taken from a drawing provided by USS Forrestal and shows the location of CVW-17 aircraft spotted for launch moments before the fire broke out. From "Naval Aviation News," October 1967 issue.
McCain and the Forrestal fire 3:23 Aug. 3, 2008 (Democrat election propaganda)
That Youtube video is where the Democrat propaganda about the BS "Wet Start" began.
And isn’t that the hypocrisy of today’s politics: McCain is lauded for lying to his constituents to get elected/reelected and then doing the opposite, yet President Trump keeps his campaign promises, and the Deep State Ruling Class Uniparty pond scum are trying to force him from office.
Sarah Palin is a very good woman. We need more like that.
“Ok. Now so DO NOT appoint his wife or daughter to take his place.”
I believe that was a condition McCain insisted on had he resigned. Don’t see it happening now.
Now there's something on this thread I can say Amen to !
Will he be replaced with a Democrat ?
May God rest his soul.
Dont wish him ill. He was basically a good man who errantly promoted many wrong things.
Sarah has more class than I do.
Which one has more urine?
He is now called a hero and giant of the senate by the left. Funny they didnt think much of him when he ran for President
I respected his service but certainly did the respect the man very much. He was too eager to earn good press by poking the President and his party in the eye.
Donald J. Trump
My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain. Our hearts and prayers are with you!
8:44 PM · Aug 25, 2018
ALL that is needed to know about HIM , a soon to be forgotten has been, in this 24 hour world of news, is that he requested to NOT be buried in Arlington Nat. Cemetary, like his “Truly Honorable” ADMIRAL + other relatives were. Why? HE died knowing Exactly WHY!
Pray for this family we can trash him after the furneral....
Wel may not hear about Rusnsia for a week
DITTOES to that!
I was going to open another beer, instead I poured some Single Malt Scotch over ice instead.
Ha, ha McDemocRat is dead! FU ....
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