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posted at 8:31 pm on August 3, 2013 by Allahpundit

Sen. John McCain — a Democrat?

There was confusion Wednesday after the Arizona Republican mistakenly strolled into President Obama’s meeting with Senate Democrats at the Capitol.

The room full of Democrats — who happened to be meeting in the same room where the Senate GOP usually holds their weekly policy luncheons — erupted in applause and laughter as the former Republican presidential candidate made his entrance.

***

McCain said he “trust[s] the judgment” of the jury that acquitted Zimmerman, but the “stand your ground” law may have to be reconsidered

McCain also praised President Barack Obama’s speech about Trayvon Martin and the racial profiling that black men regularly face. While many have called Obama’s speech “divisive” for emphasizing issues of race, McCain thought the remarks were appropriate.

“Events like this highlight and emphasize that we have a long way to go,” McCain said. “The president very appropriately highlighted a lot of that yesterday, as only the president can.”

***

Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain have been asked by President Barack Obama to travel to Egypt next week to urge the military to move ahead on new elections, the senators said Tuesday…

“The place is in turmoil, obviously,” the Arizona senator said. “We have credibility with everybody there, all the different factions there.”

***

All of this is to say the Mac is Back. Again.

It has been a long wait. The maverick of 2000 and the thorn in George W. Bush’s side during the years that followed became a very different figure as he captured the 2008 Republican nomination, gave us Sarah Palin, fought against health-care reform and staved off a tea party challenger in 2010. He walked away from earlier positions on tax cuts, campaign finance reform, immigration, climate change, gays in the military and other issues. When he continued that course even after the 2010 election, I figured he had been lost to the right wing…

Many on the left won’t forgive McCain his trespasses in 2008 and 2010, and many on the right won’t forgive what he did before and since. But McCain has arguably turned himself into the most important legislator in a generation, at the center of the debate on war, terrorism, spending, corruption, health care and just about everything else…

The important thing is not where McCain has been but that he’s back. He’s needed more than ever.

***

Barack Obama, to hear his advisers tell it, has finally found The One he has been looking for: John McCain.

“We have been looking literally for years for someone we can cut deals with, and finally someone has stepped up,” a White House official said. West Wing aides say they now talk with McCain roughly every other day…

White House officials said the process seemed to loosen up McCain. He no longer seems petulant or stubborn in their private conversations. This was on full display in a 90-minute conversation McCain and others had with Obama last week in the Oval Office.

“He has been a little bit grumpy — that’s gone,” said the senior White House aide. “He was joking with people in the room. He would say, ‘Let me frame it this way.’ In the past, generally what you got, not just with him but with most members, was, ‘I disagree with you.’”

***

A recent article in the conservative National Review described McCain as “Obama’s secret weapon” and a “lethal threat” to a Republican victory in the budget battles this fall…

So popular has the Arizona Republican become among Democrats that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid – who in 2008 said, “I can’t stand John McCain” – now describes him as a “great senator,” right up there with the late Ted Kennedy, the Democratic “lion of the Senate” who became a bridge between parties after his own presidential ambitions were crushed.

“He’s become our go-to guy,” a senior Democratic aide said of the 76-year-old white-haired senator…

“I think John has more job satisfaction now than any time in his career,” said Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, one of McCain’s closest friends.

***

McCain, in an Associated Press interview, said that he and Obama “trust each other.” White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, among the Obama advisers who speak regularly with McCain, praised the lawmaker as a “refreshing” partner who “welcomes a debate and welcomes action.”

In return, McCain has secured increased access to the White House and an opportunity to redeem his reputation as a Capitol Hill “maverick.” That image was tainted when McCain tacked to the right during his failed 2008 presidential run against Obama…

The administration also will try to work with McCain ahead of impending budget battles, McDonough said, given that the senator and the White House agree there is a negative impact from across-the-board federal budget cuts, particularly on the military and defense industry…

“He is the president of the United States,” McCain said. “You can strongly disagree and still be respectful.”

***

GWEN IFILL: So you think that [Obama] has changed, not you?

SEN. JOHN MCCAIN: Well, I think, obviously look, when I was railing against President Bush and voting against his tax cuts and saying that Rumsfeld ought to be fired and a number of other things, I was the brave maverick taking on his own party. So now, when we have a Democrat in the White House, who I lost to and take him on on Obamacare and other issues now he’s the angry, bitter old man. It’s neither is true. I’m just a person here carrying on a legacy that was handed down to me by a number of greater leaders than me, including Bob Dole, that looking for solutions to problems.

And so I want to work with the president where I can. And there are many areas where we do not agree fundamentally, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t work with the president of the United States. And the American people want us to do that. There’s such a thing as compromise without betraying principle.

***

***

***

“The people who are pushing this Obamacare vs. government shutdown, none of them that I know were here the last time we saw that movie,” he says…

Asked about their 2016 presidential aspirations, McCain isn’t very charitable, calling them only “viable.”

On the topic of his partnership with Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, a key Democratic leader, McCain laughed off the criticism voiced by some Republicans, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

“Sen. Schumer is a person who is as good as his word,” McCain says. “His word is good, and he reminds me, in a way, of the work that I used to do with Ted Kennedy.”

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Electrongod on August 3, 2013 at 8:32 PM

oops

Fred

jrsrigmvr on August 3, 2013 at 8:33 PM

The room full of Democrats ……

Sound like the beginning of a joke…

erupted in applause and laughter as the former Republican presidential candidate made his entrance.

Yep..
A joke.

Electrongod on August 3, 2013 at 8:34 PM

McCain said he “trust[s] the judgment” of the jury that acquitted Zimmerman, but the “stand your ground” law may have to be reconsidered…

McCain will you just shut up.
Who the hell do you think you are anyway?

Are we are supposed to rewrite laws just because you don’t like them?

SparkPlug on August 3, 2013 at 8:35 PM

McCain’s head mistakenly strolled into his azzz

rik on August 3, 2013 at 8:36 PM

McCain knows that he’s done. He’s just cementing his legacy with the media and making sure he gets those college graduation speech invites.

But for conservatism? Todd Akin only lost one Senate race. McCain has been WAY worse.

Darin on August 3, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Are we are supposed to rewrite laws just because you don’t like them?

SparkPlug on August 3, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Somebody doesn’t understand how it works in Washington.

RickB on August 3, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Is there nothing we can do to get rid of this pestilence?

Barred on August 3, 2013 at 8:39 PM

BALDERDASH!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:42 PM

SparkPlug on August 3, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Why yes, yes Sparky they will rewrite the laws to suit themselves.

DASMFNTGTH

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:44 PM

BALDERDASH!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:42 PM

*clink*

Electrongod on August 3, 2013 at 8:44 PM

http://twitchy.com/2013/08/03/its-official-nancy-mace-to-challenge-lindsey-graham-for-senate-seat/

At least Lindsay has a challenger. About time.

can_con on August 3, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Sorry, but I wish the old, demented fool would just die already.

His ‘Hero Card’ was maxed out a long time ago. He gets none of my respect because, whatever he may have earned, he threw away years ago.

He disgusts me and might generate more loathing in me than even Barack Obama.

PS: Race-baiters, Insane is skeery white…so keep your similarly maxed out Race Card in your wallet.

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 8:45 PM

I know how someone can really make McCain unhappy…

South Carolina come on and don’t disappoint me again…kick McCain’s girlfriend out of the Senate. Getting rid of her would be a great start to saving the GOP.

William Eaton on August 3, 2013 at 8:46 PM

“Events like this highlight and emphasize that we have a long way to go,” McCain said. “The president very appropriately highlighted a lot of that yesterday, as only the president can.”

The Newest St Skittles?

Is there anyone, who knows more about this case?

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 8:47 PM

William Eaton on August 3, 2013 at 8:46 PM

see above.

can_con on August 3, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Appreciate his military service and the fact that he endured as a POW but that has been the only thing getting him elected as a Republican. He was spineless when he ran against Obama and now he is more a Democrat lackey than a Republican. Time for him to go, and soon.

Russ86 on August 3, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Electrongod on August 3, 2013 at 8:44 PM

** CLINK **

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:49 PM

It is evening.
It is good.
Here.
Out in the world.
It ain’t good.

Howdy Folks!! :)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:50 PM

No Christmas 12 Pk for Newt!

famous amos on August 3, 2013 at 8:51 PM

The “go-to guy” needs to just go. Come one Arizona, help us out.

itsacookbook on August 3, 2013 at 8:51 PM

There was confusion Wednesday after the Arizona Republican mistakenly strolled into President Obama’s meeting with Senate Democrats at the Capitol.

The room full of Democrats …erupted in applause and laughter as the former Republican presidential candidate made his entrance.

How do we know it was a mistake?

Fenris on August 3, 2013 at 8:52 PM

see above.

can_con on August 3, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Good, get rid of the Rino Queen!

William Eaton on August 3, 2013 at 8:53 PM

The Newest St Skittles?

Is there anyone, who knows more about this case?

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Bad things happen when you climb locked gates at 2 AM.

RickB on August 3, 2013 at 8:54 PM

69th.

annoyinglittletwerp on August 3, 2013 at 8:54 PM

Sen. John McCain — a Democrat?

There was confusion Wednesday after the Arizona Republican mistakenly strolled into President Obama’s meeting with Senate Democrats at the Capitol.
=========================

This UnFortunate episode could of been avoided/averted,had a
Electronic RINO Fence been deployed,where Capt’n Queeg of the
08′mc……Cains Mutiny would of recieved a shock,

and prevented entry to any doorway,window,or room(s) that lead
into a DemTard/LibTard/ProgTard meeting rooms,or there locations,

just build the D*mn Boinking….%^&*(*&^%$#$%^&*&^%$#$%^
#$%^&*()(*&^%$##$%^&*()(*&^%$%^&*

Fence!!
(snark)

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 8:54 PM

The Newest St Skittles?

Is there anyone, who knows more about this case?

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 8:47 PM

If’n it was a white man shooting a black kid, plenty will happen.

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Howdy Folks!! :)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Scrumpy:Ahoy ScrumEtte:)

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Good evening mate!! :)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:56 PM

US State Department response to unspecified al-Qaida threat

US National Security advisers hold meeting on potential threats linked to the Arabian Peninsula – @Reuters

41 secs ago from http://www.jpost.com by editor
============================================

http://www.jpost.com/International/White-House-holds-meeting-over-Arabian-Peninsula-security-threats-321982

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 8:57 PM

If’n it was a white man shooting a black kid, plenty will happen.

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Evening. Yes, it was a white man shooting a black kid, whose brother labels him a ‘professional thief.’

Bad things happen when you climb locked gates at 2 AM.

RickB on August 3, 2013 at 8:54 PM

But, but, but cracka privilege or something!

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Good evening mate!! :)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Scrumpy:Lol:O

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 8:57 PM

itsacookbook on August 3, 2013 at 8:51 PM

He’s in there until 2016

I don’t think he will run again. That is why he’s just doing whatever he wants. Looking to be loved my the Washington crowd.

Wished I lived in Arizona and could attend his townhall meetings.
He would certainly get a earful.

Barred on August 3, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Ugh. And the Sunday morning thread is probably all about McCain too.

Grrr.

22044 on August 3, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Howdy Folks!! :)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Hiya Scrumpy. Are you always this perky?

Fenris on August 3, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Senator, it pains me to say this, but, you have no honor.

SailorMark on August 3, 2013 at 9:00 PM

I loathe this man almost as much as I loathe obaka…

ladyingray on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Grrr.22044 on August 3, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Equally another grrrrrrrrrrrrr…

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Barred on August 3, 2013 at 8:57 PM

Yep, I know… just hopin’ they could do something drastic… like a nice piece of duct tape over the mouth.

itsacookbook on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain have been asked by President Barack Obama to travel to Egypt next week to urge the military to move ahead on new elections, the senators said Tuesday…

“The place is in turmoil, obviously,” the Arizona senator said. “We have credibility with everybody there, all the different factions there.”
=========

Me thinks that might not be a good idea:

Egypt’s President Morsi removed from power

al-Qaida chief al Zawahiri, in taped message, accuses US of plotting to overthrow Egypt’s Morsi – @SkyNews

22 hours ago from news.sky.com by editor
============================================

http://news.sky.com/story/1123957/zawahiri-claims-us-plotted-morsis-downfall

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

I don’t even have to read any of this to know that McCain is not a “maverick”. He is a self centered crackpot who is in love with the sound of his own voice. He is the one man in all America, among at all major politicians, who would likely have made an even worse President than Obama.

VorDaj on August 3, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Sorry, but I wish the old, demented fool would just die already.

His ‘Hero Card’ was maxed out a long time ago. He gets none of my respect because, whatever he may have earned, he threw away years ago.

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 8:45 PM

+100

bw222 on August 3, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Fenris on August 3, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Always!! :)

Good evening to you too!

(It cheers folk who might otherwise not be as perky)!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:02 PM

69th.

annoyinglittletwerp on August 3, 2013 at 8:54 PM

:)

Electrongod on August 3, 2013 at 9:02 PM

69th.
annoyinglittletwerp on August 3, 2013 at 8:54 PM

Nice one alt!! ;)

Good evening !

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM

It was a toss up between a banana and an Apple turnover…

Le Sigh

The Apple turnover…

WON!! :D

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Isn’t Arizona a recall state?

beatcanvas on August 3, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Similar to the George Zimmerman case coverage, the articles are already citing Louisiana’s Castle law allowing any Louisianian to use force, deadly or otherwise, to protect oneself on his or her property, or “castle,” as long as such force is “reasonable and apparently necessary to prevent such offense.” And like Trayvon Martin, Marshall Coulter was unarmed. The similarities seem to stop there, but the term “racial profiling” has shown up in the news articles already.

How does one ‘racially profile’ a burglar (or at minimum a ‘professional thief’), who illegally enters his property at 2 AM?

Apparently, if he’s white and defends himself and/or property. That’s how.

Forget that it was very dark and who knows whether the homeowner knew the colour of the criminal’s skin. Forget that it is a high-crime area and the guy’s pregnant wife and young daughter are inside. Evidently, he has no right to use force because he’s white.

Funny how they never made such a claim about Roderick Scott, who did almost the same thing…but the white kid died.

Scott was correct. This guy won’t be even if it is proven that he was 100% right. He’s white and, thus, is and will forevermore be the ‘oppressor.’

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 9:08 PM

His ‘Hero Card’ was maxed out a long time ago. He gets none of my respect because, whatever he may have earned, he threw away years ago.

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost. – Schopenhauer

VorDaj on August 3, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain have been asked by President Barack Obama to travel to Egypt next week to urge the military to move ahead on new elections, the senators said Tuesday…

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

I dare ANYONE to name one, single country that is better off today because of either Insane or Linds.

Just one.

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 9:10 PM

69th.
annoyinglittletwerp on August 3, 2013 at 8:54 PM

by the way, haven’t seen Bishop around for awhile….

Barred on August 3, 2013 at 9:11 PM

*clink*

KCB on August 3, 2013 at 9:11 PM

It was a toss up between a banana and an Apple turnover…

Le Sigh…

The Apple turnover…

WON!! :D

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:08 PM

With clotted cream.

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 9:12 PM

“Events like this highlight and emphasize that we have a long way to go,” McCain said. “The president very appropriately highlighted a lot of that yesterday, as only the president can.”

Horse hockey!! Not when it happens the other way around and not word one is mentioned. Maybe he has a long way to go but I’ve arrived at my destination.

Cindy Munford on August 3, 2013 at 9:12 PM

*clink*

KCB on August 3, 2013 at 9:11 PM

*clink*

Electrongod on August 3, 2013 at 9:13 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ocm8QdNR_d8

In the dark of Night!!

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Thank GOD for the ruling class.

All Hail the Elites!!!!!!!!

dmann on August 3, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 9:12 PM
I would if it was fresh and not frozen ): :)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Hey, whose palms do I gotta grease with some cash to get mentioned on Twitchy?

SparkPlug on August 3, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Retire, Sir.

Mason on August 3, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Kid Rock posted a message offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who attempted to break into his home. He also reminded everyone he’s “an avid hunter and marksman.”

Thank God I was not on the property at the time of this attempted break in. I am an avid hunter and marksman and I will not hesitate to shoot anyone who has myself or family in fear for our lives. I take the invasion of my personal space very seriously regardless of who you are and YES, I do profile people. I am currently profiling any balding white male on crutches driving a white creeper van. Please contact the Oakland County Sheriff Tip Line at 1.800.773.2587 with any information on this jackass. I am offering a $5k reward for any information leading to his arrest.

Countdown to pearl-clutching by anti-gun zealots begins … now!

From Twitchy.

Cindy Munford on August 3, 2013 at 9:15 PM

KCB on August 3, 2013 at 9:11 PM

Good evening Ken!

* clink *

How’s the Motel biz going eh? ;)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:15 PM

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

McCain’s remarks would indicate that he thinks Morsi was removed illegally also.

Cindy Munford on August 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Lindsey Graham gets its most serious challenger yet!

NANCYMACE.ORG

SouthernGent on August 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

SparkPlug on August 3, 2013 at 9:14 PM

The old Boss Emeritus ;)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

“We have been looking literally for years for someone we can cut deals withwho will betray thier own party for personal gain, and finally someone has stepped up,”

Not that it matters, but I regret voting for this imbecile, and I hope he gets everything that’s coming to him… /spit

wytshus on August 3, 2013 at 9:18 PM

MeanWhile,back at Team Lindsay Ranch:

2014 primary election for South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham’s seat

Nancy Mace announces she will challenge Sen. Lindsey Graham in next year’s Republican Party primary in South Carolina – @politico

10 hours ago from http://www.politico.com by editor
================================================

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/08/nancy-mace-to-make-us-senate-announcement-95155.html

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:20 PM

The old Boss Emeritus ;)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Ok. I’ll try my Barry White voice.

I got a free corn dog seducing the corn dog girl with my Barry White voice.

SparkPlug on August 3, 2013 at 9:23 PM

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

McCain’s remarks would indicate that he thinks Morsi was removed illegally also.

Cindy Munford on August 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Cindy Munford:

No doubt,and the Egyptian Military have wisened up
to the MuslimBrotherHood Goons antics!!

Heres the Kid Rock thingy:

Man arrested in attempted burglary of Kid Rock’s house – @AP

8 hours ago from bigstory.ap.org by editor
==============================================

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/kid-rock-offers-5k-reward-after-burglary-attempt

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:26 PM

SparkPlug on August 3, 2013 at 9:23 PM

That right there will work fer sur… :D

Smooth talk the Lady …

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Lindsey Graham gets its most serious challenger yet!

NANCYMACE.ORG

SouthernGent on August 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

SouthernGent:Ya OutScooped me,I salute ye:O

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:27 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6NVnKFyY24

Let The Music Play

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:27 PM

I dare ANYONE to name one, single country that is better off today because of either Insane or Linds.

Just one.

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 9:10 PM

But, “Big John” – maverick that he is – is the only one who can successfully identify the “good” rebels in Syria.

Perhaps he’ll perform the same service in Egypt…so we’ll know to whom to send the hundreds of billions of dollars in aid…

Not to mention the next shipment of advanced F-16s (which will help keep the peace in the middle east..lol).

Solaratov on August 3, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Just in case you were wondering if your shampoo could be making you FAT!

From Yahoo:

Quote:

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Now researchers are finding that exposures to certain common endocrine-disrupting chemicals—not just lifestyle choices—could be programming us for weight gain, diabetes, and related problems. “We have to acknowledge the fact that obesity is not just about will power, that it’s not just all someone’s fault,” says developmental biologist Retha Newbold, MS, CT, of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences…

Unquote

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Need dinner. Too tired to move.
One more day left in work week.

annoyinglittletwerp on August 3, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain have been asked by President Barack Obama to travel to Egypt next week to urge the military to move ahead on new elections, the senators said Tuesday…
“The place is in turmoil, obviously,” the Arizona senator said. “We have credibility with everybody there, all the different factions there.”

Since when do we send US Senator’s into countries that are in turmoil? All of our embassies are on high alert. I don’t get this.. and when did a President send Senator’s into harm’s way? Why doesn’t he go himself? Why doesn’t he send his Secretary of State?

JellyToast on August 3, 2013 at 9:33 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on August 3, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Enjoy dinner!!

Rest, one day to go! :)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Let’s all sing along to the John McCain song!

predator on August 3, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Just be done with it and turn D for cripe sakes

Don’t blame me folks I didn’t vote for him

cmsinaz on August 3, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Shark carcass dumped outside Massachusetts pub…

NANTUCKET, Mass., Aug. 2 (UPI) — Officials on Massachusetts’ Nantucket Island said they do not know the identity or motive of a “prankster” who left a shark carcass on a pub’s doorstep…

Stupid Knews… http://stupidknews.com/

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:38 PM

predator on August 3, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Good evening :)

Really? NOT!! :-(

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:39 PM

I keep having this nightmare, starring McCain. 2014 elections we wind up with 51 Republican senators and McCain then becomes a democrat.

Oleta on August 3, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Need dinner. Too tired to move.
One more day left in work week.

annoyinglittletwerp on August 3, 2013 at 9:32 PM

annoyinglittletwerp:

Your a Trooper ALT,go relax————————–:)

Bachman-Turner Overdrive- Takin’ Care of Business
*************************************************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dSzaScsWh4

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:42 PM

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:01 PM

I dare ANYONE to name one, single country that is better off today because of either Insane or Linds.

Just one.

Resist We Much on August 3, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Resist We Much:

Good point,between Egypt/Syria/NSA!–:O

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:43 PM

The republicans really are more than one party. The dems are just mindless drones at this point.

tomas on August 3, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Howdy Scrumpilicious!

Am I being too hard on Sir John the Senile, ya think?

predator on August 3, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Speaking of Lindsay/McCain:
***************************

Full text: Senators’ letter to Barack Obama on Iran sanctions
A group of 76 senators have written to President Barack Obama urging him to step up sanction and bring “a renewed sense of urgency” to stopping Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon

11:50PM BST 03 Aug 2013
Dear Mr President:
====================

With the election of Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian people signaled their clear dissatisfaction with Iran’s government and its policies. We hope such a surprising and convincing electoral outcome will persuade Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to abandon Iran’s nuclear weapons quest. But until we see a significant slowdown of Iran’s nuclear activities, we believe our nation must toughen sanctions and reinforce the credibility of our option to use military force at the same time as we fully explore a diplomatic solution to our dispute with Iran.

We deeply sympathize with the plight of the Iranian people, who have suffered under the Khamenei regime. We note that President-elect Rouhani has pledged re-engagement with the P5+1 and promised to bring transparency to Iran’s nuclear program. At the same time, Iran has used negotiations in the past to stall for time, and in any event, Khamenei is the ultimate decision-maker for Iran’s nuclear program. Moreover, Iran today continues its large-scale installation of advanced centrifuges. This will soon put it in the position to be able to rapidly produce weapons-grade uranium, bringing Tehran to the brink of a nuclear weapons capability.

Accordingly, Mr. President, we urge you to bring a renewed sense of urgency to the process. We need to understand quickly whether Tehran is at last ready to negotiate seriously. Iran needs to understand that the time for diplomacy is nearing its end. We implore you to demand immediate serious moves on Iran’s part. Iran should move quickly toward compliance with United Nations Security Council resolutions demanding it suspend enrichment. Iran must cease installing centrifuges, agree to the removal of 20 percent enriched uranium from Iran, and cease work on the heavy water reactor being built in Arak.

We believe there are four strategic elements necessary to achieve resolution of this issue: an explicit and continuing message that we will not allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapons capability, a sincere demonstration of openness to negotiations, the maintenance and toughening of sanctions, and a convincing threat of the use of force that Iran will believe. We must be prepared to act, and Iran must see that we are prepared.

Mr. President, we share your conviction that Iran must not be allowed to have a nuclear weapon. We want you to know that you will have our support in doing all you can to resolve on an urgent basis this most pressing challenge to international security.
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Sincerely,
Senator Robert Menendez
Senator Lindsey Graham
Senator Robert P. Casey Jr.
Senator Roy Blunt
Senator Tim Kaine
Senator Kelly Ayotte
List of Cosigners (76)
1. Graham
2. Menendez
3. Ayotte
4. Blunt
5. Kaine
6. Casey
7. Boozman
8. Crapo
9. Flake
10. Ron Johnson
11. Burr
12. Manchin
13. Roberts
14. Grassley
15. Moran
16. Cornyn
17. Inhofe
18. Hoeven
19. Isakson
20. Begich
21. Coons
22. Cardin
23. Hatch
24. Wicker
25. Murray
26. Hagan
27. Mikulski
28. Fischer
29. Lee
30. Thune
31. Risch
32. Collins
33. Portman
34. Schatz
35. Stabenow
36. Cruz
37. Rubio
38. Schumer
39. Markey
40. Donnelly
41. Nelson
42. Heller
43. Pryor
44. Coats
45. Gillibrand
46. Bennet
47. Vitter
48. Chambliss
49. Enzi
50. McCaskill
51. Barrasso
52. Toomey
53. McConnell
54. Brown
55. Warner
56. Reed
57. Blumenthal
58. Hirono
59. Cochran
60. Shaheen
61. Whitehouse
62. Scott
63. King
64. Cantwell
65. Merkley
66. Klobuchar
67. Johanns
68. Franken
69. Sessions
70. Landrieu
71. Alexander
72. McCain
73. Chiesa
74. Heitkamp
75. Murphy
76. Warren

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iran/10221163/Full-text-Senators-letter-to-Barack-Obama-on-Iran-sanctions.html

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:48 PM

predator on August 3, 2013 at 9:48 PM

NO! I just didn’t want to click on a song about McCain… sorry…

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Lindsey Graham gets its most serious challenger yet!

NANCYMACE.ORG

SouthernGent on August 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

SouthernGent:Ya OutScooped me,I salute ye:O

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:27 PM

http://twitchy.com/2013/08/03/its-official-nancy-mace-to-challenge-lindsey-graham-for-senate-seat/

At least Lindsay has a challenger. About time.

can_con on August 3, 2013 at 8:45 PM

;)

can_con on August 3, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Stupid Knews… http://stupidknews.com/

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Scrumpy:Lol,

BREAKING STUPID NEWS:

Haha:)

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:51 PM

The important thing is not where McCain has been but that he’s back. He’s needed more than ever.

Just had to click on the link to see who said this.

Cleombrotus on August 3, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Why doesn’t he send his Secretary of State?

JellyToast on August 3, 2013 at 9:33 PM

Now, now. John Effin’ Kerry has done his bit.

He was in Viet Nam, you know…

and, he spent Christmas in Cambodia.

He has the hat to prove it, too.

Solaratov on August 3, 2013 at 9:51 PM

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:51 PM

A New Knews source!! Who New lol ;)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:52 PM

SouthernGent:Ya OutScooped me,I salute ye:O

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:27 PM

http://twitchy.com/2013/08/03/its-official-nancy-mace-to-challenge-lindsey-graham-for-senate-seat/

At least Lindsay has a challenger. About time.

can_con on August 3, 2013 at 8:45 PM

;)

can_con on August 3, 2013 at 9:50 PM

can_con:

Double Sh*t,and Double-Scooped,and yes I concur,about time!:)

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Just had to click on the link to see who said this.

Cleombrotus on August 3, 2013 at 9:51 PM

So did I. No real surprise there.

KCB on August 3, 2013 at 9:53 PM

McCain, in an Associated Press interview, said that he and Obama “trust each other.”

… and we trust both of you equally Senator McQueeg — that is to say, not in the slightest.

AZfederalist on August 3, 2013 at 9:54 PM

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:51 PM

A New Knews source!! Who New lol ;)

Scrumpy on August 3, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Scrumpy:Hehe,true Dat.

Heres a HeadLine for,

Low Information Voters Breaking News:

Report: Jennifer Lopez set to re-join ‘American Idol’ – @Deadline

37 mins ago from http://www.deadline.com by editor

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:55 PM

UGH:

12 are injured after car strikes a crowd at the Venice Beach Boardwalk; 2 are critical – @ABC7

4 mins ago from abclocal.go.com by editor

canopfor on August 3, 2013 at 9:56 PM

Isn’t Arizona a recall state?

beatcanvas on August 3, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Yes, it is. … and in 2001 we were in the process of a recall petition to recall this squish. Yep, we’ve been dealing with this for many years. However, 9/11 happened and the recall movement called it off, citing the need for the “country to be united” during that time. Yeah, dumb move, the recall movement had dignity and a sense of propriety. McCain? Not so much.

AZfederalist on August 3, 2013 at 9:56 PM

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