Category Archives: John McCain

John McCain Thinks He Speaks For The Military

I am so glad that John McCain isn’t president: There is no military person that doesn’t believe we need a residual force in Iraq far in excess of the size that apparently is being planned. In Libya, that conflict could … Continue reading

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The Art of Reversal

Sure, Obama might have just issued an executive order and done away with DADT with a pen-stroke. But rather than set himself against the Pentagon, Obama decided to utilize the chain of command to strengthen the case for a reversal … Continue reading

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Circular Firing Squad

Amid all the hoopla about killing the bill, it’s refreshing to see the GOP is worse-off. Over at HuffPo, Dawn Teo reports on the simmering rivalry John McCain has going with a talk radio host. McCain’s former chief of staff … Continue reading

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John McCain Meets the Teabag Terror

HuffPo’s Dawn Teo reports that John McCain’s 2010 reelection bid may face a serious challenge from the right: PHOENIX, AZ — Rasmussen announced a new poll on Friday showing Senator John McCain may be in trouble at home where a … Continue reading

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McCain Meets the Teabag Terror

John McCain gets booed for insisting that Obama “respects the constitution”: I have to give McCain his props. He consistently rejects Teh Wacky™ to his own political detriment, refusing to throw red meat the way Sarah Palin did.

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What is Going On With John McCain?

John McCain has turned into a partisan hack. Worse, he’s going to perpetuate his losing streak in the process — first, by leading the opposition to Sotomayor’s nomination; second, by opposing new money for the enormously popular and successful Cash-For-Clunkers … Continue reading

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McCain’s New Surge

“Obama is running out of states if you follow out a traditional model. Today, he expanded his buy into North Dakota, Georgia and Arizona in an attempt to widen the playing field and find his 270 Electoral Votes. This is … Continue reading

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Hurricane Obama

Faith holds. This storm brings more than destruction. Water and wind bring renewal, baptism, and change. No levee can withstand the flood of time. Entropy is a universal constant and history is an irresistible force. Barack Obama is beneficiary of … Continue reading

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Storm Front

I’ve been hearing a storm for twelve months now. At first I thought it was some kind of psychological response to the horrors of Hurricane Katrina; but as the months have passed, the thunder sounded closer and closer until now … Continue reading

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The October Surprise is a Plumber

We have met the October Surprise, and his name is Joe. Or maybe Samuel. Details are still being sketched out. If you missed the debate last night, John McCain replaced ‘Joe Six-Pack’ with Joe the Plumber, referring to this Joe … Continue reading

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Know What You’re Talking About

My participation in the debate drinking game was suspended for eleven seconds tonight while John McCain’s mouth hung open. In case you missed that, here it is: McCain confused Obama’s health care plan with Hillary Clinton’s; basically, he didn’t know … Continue reading

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