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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You do not know much about McCain if you think his problems started when he got to DC. He was a screw-up his entire life. If not for the status of his father and grandfather he would have been a line cook at Denny’s.
...I had to turn Justice with Judge Jeanine OFF
What a lot of ado about.
I never speak ill of the recent dead......Just my rule.
Oops I thought I fixed that, yes you are correct.
Pinned Tweet Sean Hannity Sean Hannity @seanhannity · 50m RIP Senator McCain. My thoughts and prayers to Cindy, Meghan, and his family. While we did have political differences, I know how much he loved and served his country, and am glad I got to know him and support him in '08
I truly mourn the passing of this courageous, brave, stalwart glioblastoma.
I think I’m actually tearing up.
John McCain later said he wished he had gotten Joe Lieberman for his running mate.
RIP anyway. I have such mixed feelings about this man.
I guess he got my memo. ;-)
McCain was not basically a good man.
Lets introduce censorship of thought here,
its worked so well for Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Maverick? Ummm...no. 35 yrs in the Senate? Thanx for your service John.
“Outstanding reply. T Y 4posting!
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.”
Because GOP Maverick sounds much better than liberal Republican.
Donald J. Trump Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump · 1h My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain. Our hearts and prayers are with you!
This is incredibly insensitive, utterly cruel. For you to not recognize we lost a great glioblastoma today is very inhuman.... nay, EVIL thing. Shame on you for not mourning the glioblastoma, who has done so much to serve us and make America a better place!
The people I have known who died from cancer are given a morphine drip to ease the pain and keep them “comfortable” at the end. The drip is regulated by a push button strapped to the patient’s hand so they can push the button as often as they desire. Family is sometimes instructed to push the button if they are not conscious and moan or otherwise show signs of being in pain
Many families, knowing that the end is near and not wanting their loved one to suffer pushes the button frequently
All food and water are stopped. So dehydration becomes another issue Kidneys shut down etc.
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HAVE YOU NO THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS FOR THE BRAVE TUMOR THAT DIED TONIGHT? What is WRONG with Free Republic lately????
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