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McCain Has a Lucid Moment – “Obama Better than Trump”

Gradually – Republicans are finding the Chumph impossible to support…

Get on board “The Impeachment Train”, Mr McCain.

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John McCain: Obama was a better world leader than Trump

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) dropped a bombshell in an interview published Sunday inThe Guardian, saying that American leadership in the world was stronger under former President Barack Obama than it currently is under President Donald Trump.

The Guardian described McCain as “visibly irked” when asked about the message Pres. Trump sent to the United Kingdom with his combative tweets aimed at London’s mayor in the wake of the terror attack at London Bridge.

“What do you think the message is? The message is that America doesn’t want to lead,” McCain said.

Of the rest of the international community, he said, “They are not sure of American leadership, whether it be in Siberia or whether it be in Antarctica.”

Was U.S. standing on the international stage stronger under Pres. Obama, asked Guardian reporters Sabrina Siddiqi and Lauren Gambino.

“As far as American leadership is concerned, yes,” McCain said.

Trump has bullied U.S. allies and cozied up to the world’s strongmen and dictators.

His speech to a gathering of NATO leaders was regarded as an unmitigated disaster for U.S. policy by observers. One attendee described it as “a total sh*tshow.”

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Republican Arizona Senator John McCain’s Dementia

Republican Arizona Senator McCain has further disqualified himself from office. Hopefully the folks in Arizona this November will recognize his failing mental acuity and falling status…

In this Oct. 20, 2015 photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to reporters near the subway on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Carolyn Kaster/AP)

A portrait of dementia…

John McCain: President Obama is ‘directly responsible’ for Orlando

When Donald Trump said yesterday that President Obama was “directly responsible” for the deadliest mass-shooting in American history, it was the latest evidence of a candidate who’s abandoned any sense of propriety or decency.
Wait, did I say Donald Trump? I meant John McCain.
Republican Sen. John McCain on Thursday blamed President Barack Obama for the deadly shooting in Orlando that killed 49 club goers.
He said the president is “directly responsible for it because” of his “utter failures” in Iraq.
“Barack Obama is directly responsible for it because when he pulled everybody out of Iraq, al Qaeda went to Syria and became ISIS and ISIS is what it is today thanks to Barack Obama’s failures, utter failures by pulling everybody out of Iraq thinking that conflicts end just because we leave,” McCain told reporters on Capitol Hill, according to audio obtained by NBC News.
The senator added, “So the responsibility for it lies with President Barack Obama and his failed policies.”
It wasn’t long before McCain realized this kind of unhinged rhetoric might be problematic, so the senator soon after issued a follow-up statement saying he “misspoke.”
That’s probably not the right word. When someone says “Iraq” when they meant “Iran,” that’s misspeaking. When the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee delivers a 65-word rant blaming the president for a mass murder, that’s more than a slip of the tongue.
McCain added, by way of a “clarification,” that he was blaming the president’s “national security decisions” for the rise of ISIS, “not the president himself.”
How gracious of him.
The clumsy walk-back notwithstanding, what’s wrong with McCain’s argument? Everything.
Right off the bat, let’s not forget that the lunatic responsible for the Orlando massacre was not a member of ISIS. He may have been inspired in some way by the terrorists, and he may have pledged some kind of allegiance to them, but there’s no evidence at all that ISIS was somehow involved in planning and/or executing this attack.
It may be politically convenient to blame a foreign foe for an American buying guns in America and then killing Americans on American soil, but giving ISIS more credit than it deserves is a mistake.
Second, McCain’s broader point is hard to take seriously. Here’s the senator’s logic: Obama withdrew U.S. troops from Iraq in 2010, which eventually and indirectly led to the creation of ISIS, which eventually led lunatics to identify with ISIS, which eventually led to the Orlando mass-shooting.
Even putting aside the bizarre leaps of logic necessarily to adopt such a thesis, McCain is overlooking the fact that (a) he celebrated Obama’s troop withdrawal in 2010; (b) the troop withdrawal was the result of a U.S./Iraq Status of Forces Agreement negotiated by the Bush/Cheney administration; and (c) by the senator’s own reasoning, given his enthusiastic support for the war in Iraq, McCain would have to hold himself “directly responsible” for the Orlando slayings, too….
 
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Posted by on June 17, 2016 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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Uncle Ben Carson Defends Trump – Claims the Incarcerated Love the Luxury Life in Prison

The Clown Bus has a full head of steam up as it’s candidate pool tries desperately  to find yet another segment of the American Population that hasn’t been insulted. Last week it was The Donald pissing off the entire Armed Services on his read the John McCain (and by extension any of the American Soldiers who had been captured and tortured during the Vietnam War) wasn’t really a hero…Because the enemy had captured him. Never mind that you can see the evidence today of his 5 years of being beaten and abused.

Now, the requisite, honorary Black Clown candidate in the Republican candidate pool mouths off, not only defending Trump – but going further to say that prisons are so cushy in the US, that the incarcerated don’t want to leave!

I’d love to see the good Doctor spend a week in a SuperMax…And tell everyone about the Health Spa.

One of the many truly stupid things said by Carson.

 

Ben Carson defends Donald Trump

Retired neurosurgeon and presidential candidate Ben Carson said Tuesday that he thinks the focus on Donald Trump’s recent incendiary comments is “petty” and that the real estate mogul has no reason to drop out of the 2016 race.

“For us to get caught up in a controversy of well, ‘What did Donald Trump mean when he said that?’ — It just seems so petty to me,” Carson told reporters after speaking to a group of teenage Republicans in Arlington, Va.

[Poll: Trump surges to big lead in GOP presidential race]

Several Republican presidential contenders have said Trump should be disqualified from the presidential race for saying that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is not a war hero. Carson disagreed.

“I’m not sure from listening to what he said that he think that Mr. McCain is not a hero,” Carson said. “He has repeatedly said yes, he is a hero, so I don’t know where that comes from that he’s disqualified.”

In the interview in which he said McCain was not a war hero, Trump also said that the Vietnam veteran held in prisoner for five and a half years was “perhaps … a war hero” and “a war hero because he was captured.”…

In addressing the young Republicans, Carson also said that he, like President Obama, had visited a federal prison.

“I was flabbergasted by the accommodations — the exercise equipment, the libraries and the computers,” he said. He said he was told that “a lot of times when it’s about time for one of the guys to be discharged, especially when its winter, they’ll do something so they can stay in there.”

At the same time, Carson said that too many Americans are going to prison.

“We’re not doing things the right way,” he said. “A lot of people that we incarcerate don’t need to be incarcerated.”

After the event, he elaborated.

“I think that we need to sometimes ask ourselves, ‘Are we creating an environment that is conducive to comfort where a person would want to stay, versus an environment where we maybe provide them an opportunity for rehabilitation but is not a place that they would find particularly comfortable?'” he told reporters…

 
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Posted by on July 22, 2015 in Black Conservatives

 

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Trumposity! The Donald Announces Fellow Republican John McCain “Not a war hero”!

The Clown Bus theater gets better every single day!

The bombastic bloviate and presidential candidate in his own mind, announces that John McCain “is not a war hero”.

McCain earned the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross, being held in the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” for over 5 years – tortured and beaten almost daily..

He may not be the brightest bulb in the pack (he graduated 5th from the bottom of his Naval Academy class) but the guy served as a pilot in Vietnam, and was shot down bombing Hanoi… He certainly is no coward.

Trump’s opinion at 1:49.

 
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Posted by on July 18, 2015 in The Clown Bus

 

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McCain Blames “Illegal Immigrants” For Arizona Fires

Hate to say it, but somehow I haven’t felt one hell of a lot of sympathy for Arizona lately…

Not cheering the disaster which has befallen the state…

But I just find it real hard to work up much sympathy for a bunch of Republicans who have made racism and intolerance the key to their actions. I mean – if Jan Brewer and her merry bunch of bigots and racist burns in the Arizona hellfire…

I really can’t say the country is worse off.

Probably should have listened to the preacher this AM a bit more on that forgiveness and tolerance part.

McCain blames some Arizona wildfires on illegal immigrants

U.S. Sen. John McCain is blaming illegal immigrants for starting some of the wildfires that have scorched hundreds of thousands of acres in Arizona.
“There is substantial evidence that some of these fires have been caused by people who have crossed our border illegally,” McCain, R-Arizona, said Saturday at a press conference. “The answer to that part of the problem is to get a secure border.”
The Arizona senator, however, did not say what the evidence is, prompting a swift rebuke from Latino civil rights advocates.
“It’s easier to fan the flames of intolerance, especially in Arizona,” said Randy Parraz, a civil rights advocate who ran unsuccessfully against McCain as a Democratic candidate in 2010.
Parraz called McCain’s remarks “careless and reckless” but not entirely surprising given the political climate in Arizona. The Latino advocate is co-founder of Citizens for a Better Arizona, a group trying the recall the legislator who authored the state’s controversial anti-illegal immigration law.
Parraz said McCain “should know better” than to make such an accusation without presenting any facts.
McCain said that illegal immigrants set such fires either to send signals, keep warm or distract law enforcement agents. But he did not specify which fires allegedly had been started by illegal immigrants, nor did he identify his sources or provide details of the “substantial” evidence he cited.
Firefighters are currently battling five wildfires that have burned a combined 732,427 acres in Arizona, according to InciWeb, an online interagency database that tracks fires, floods and other disasters. The fires are under investigation and suspects have not been named. However, local media outlets have reported anecdotal cases of fires breaking out in areas where illegal immigrants have been known to cross the border.
Parraz said it is particularly distressing that immigrants are being blamed for destructive fires at a time when many are also being targeted given the state’s unemployment, foreclosure and other economic issues.
“People are looking for someone to blame,” he said, claiming it is too easy and convenient to target what he called one of Arizona’s “most vulnerable populations.”
Angelo Falcon, the president of the National Institute for Latino Policy, criticized McCain for what he called “increasingly blatant” political opportunism.

That’s not “political opportunism” Mr Falcon… That’s just plain old conservative lynch mob racism.

Burn Baby, Burn… Indeed.

 

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Snooki vs Lady Gaga in Red and Blue State

Seems there’s more than Obamacare that seperates the Democrats and Republicns on the Hill. It appears in early returns, aged white Republican Men prefer Snooki… And aged white Democrat men prefer Lady Gaga!

Snooki

Lady Gaga

Things have purportedly been really heating up on the Hill with 78 year old John McCain tweeting Snooki, and even claiming the Jersey Shore star… “Is too good looking to go to jail!”

Snooki, whose real name is Nicole Pilozzi, was arrested last month for disorderly conduct after a tequila-fueled beach bender that ended with her getting hauled off in handcuffs while wearing a T-shirt that read “SLUT.” “You can’t tell me what to do – I’m Snooki,” she yelled at officers. “Do you know who I am? I’m f—— Snooki.” And so on. Last month, Snooki told McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain that she voted for her dad in the 2008 presidential election “because he was really cute” and “liked when he did his speeches.” The pale-as-a-ghost McCain also endeared himself to the supertan Snooki by Tweeting that he would never tax her tanning bed.

Meanwhile, across the aisle – 86 year old Democrat Frank Lautenburg has developed a thing for Lady Gaga. Even managing to wrangle a campaign event, in a non campaign year for him… In the box seats close to the stage at Verizon Center!

“Senator Frank R. Lautenberg &Lady Gaga — the Monster Ball Tour,” on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m. at Verizon Center. “Join us in a private suite,” the invite says, for only $2,500 a person for PACs and $2,400 for individuals (that’s the new max for an individual per an election). The event was Lautenberg’s idea, according to an aide. The senator is a big fan, it turns out. He and his wife,Bonnie, celebrated his 86th birthday in January at a Gaga show at Radio City Music Hall in New York,Politico reported back then. Goes to show you. Even at 86, “Little Monster” Lautenberg (D-N.J.) is as hip as they come, putting the fun back in fundraising — even though he’s not up for reelection this cycle. He’s sure to enjoy the 24-year-old glam-pop megastar’s show at Verizon Center, from the privacy of a suite paid for by Lautenberg for Senate. Her ladyship, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is known for her interesting costumes (the fishnet outfit comes to mind), sexually charged routines and jolting pyrotechnics. We’re not talkingDoris Day here. (Make sure you don’t miss the vampire-blood orgy.) If she wanders by the suite, someone had better get the EMT paddles ready.

The fate of the Free World could indeed hinge on a Gaga wiggle  or a Snooki snuggle!

BTX3’s preference? Neither woman is exactly a beauty queen, but I have to lean Democrat on this one… Lady Gaga’s creativity in outfits and outlandish shows are pure talent… Of course the dancer’s gams don’t hurt! And then I caught a piece of an interview of Lady Gaga, and was impressed by the person underneath the glitz.

Get Yo Ya Yas!

 
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Posted by on August 13, 2010 in Nawwwwww!

 

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McCain, Graham – Dropping the HNIC Like a Hot Potato

On this 4th of July it is heartening to see at least nor every Republican hates America. I mean, a lot of conservatives do the wave the plastic flag thing, and talk the talk about “loving our troops”…

But when push  to shove are absent on every single Veterans BIll, absent in COngress or the Senate in making the hard decisions for a country in crisis, and absent during the most critical decisions of the day because the man who sits in the Presidency doesn’t look like them…

Who spew hate over the nations airwaves for black and brown people, and then demonstrate their patriotism with pepper induced tears…

Who accuse less fortunate Americans who have lost their jobs and livelyhoods (and often homes) of being “lazy”…

Nice to see on this Independence Day -a return to American values.

The Star Spangled Banner Over Ft. McHenry

More fallout for Uncle Mikkie’s Foot in Mouth on “Obama’s War”

Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, both senior Republicans on the Armed Services Committee, denounced Mr. Steele’s comments, joining a chorus of Republican criticism.

Mr. McCain of Arizona said that Mr. Steele’s remarks, made at an event last week, were “wildly inaccurate, and there’s no excuse for them,” adding that Mr. Steele had later told him in an e-mail message that his comments were misconstrued.

“The fact is that I think that Mr. Steele is going to have to assess as to whether he can still lead the Republican Party as chairman of the Republican National Committee and make an appropriate decision,” Mr. McCain said in an interview on ABC’s “This Week” broadcast from Kabul, Afghanistan, where he and Mr. Graham were visiting troops with a delegation of Republican lawmakers.

Mr. Graham of South Carolina said in an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that he was “dismayed, angry, upset” over Mr. Steele’s remarks, calling them “uninformed, unnecessary, unwise, untimely.”

“This is not President Obama’s war; this is America’s war,” he said, adding, “I want to separate myself from that statement. And the good news is Michael Steele is backtracking so fast he’s going to be in Kabul fighting here pretty soon.”

Senator Jim DeMint, Republican of South Carolina and a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, also described Mr. Steele’s remarks as “inaccurate” and “unacceptable.”

“Chairman Steele needs to apologize to our military, all the men and women who’ve been fighting in Afghanistan,” Mr. DeMint said in an interview on“Fox News Sunday.” “This is America’s war. It’s not Obama’s war.”

 
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Posted by on July 4, 2010 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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