Browsing All Posts filed under »John McCain«

‘Office of President’ Changes Based On Funeral Attendance

September 2, 2018 by

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By Lars Hagen ~  Funeral Politics 101: Roanoke Times, AP, 8-31-2018, Pg N&W 3:Trump’s inability to seize the ceremonial symbolic power of the presidency – in joy and sorrow – threatens to change the office. https://www.roanoke.com/analysis-what-s-lost-when-the-president-can-t-s how/article_6f5592ce-eb00-5660-9a45-84fedad7c9fc.html – Clearly Trump and McCain were not friends.Trump disliked McCain primarily for his political positions and votes.McCain disliked Trump primarily […]

NYT Makes Hypocritical Front-Page Tribute To ‘Maverick’ McCain Versus Trump, ‘Hard-Right’

May 7, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The front of Sunday’s New York Times featured political reporter Jonathan Martin’s (pictured) tribute to the ailing Sen. John McCain: “At Home, McCain Shares Memories and Regrets.” It has some charming moments, but comes off hypocritical, given the paper’s back and forth feelings for McCain, praising him when he was a […]

NYT’s Stolberg Hails McCain’s ‘New Voice’ Vs. Trump, But Was ‘Cantankerous’ Vs. Obama

October 23, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg filed a flattering story on Sen. John McCain, “In Twilight of Career, McCain Becomes an Unfettered Voice Against Trumpism.” The text box of Saturday’s story was even more syrupy: “After a cancer diagnosis, an even more vocal defender of national ideals.” So where was […]

Barack Obama, Meet King Canute

February 20, 2015 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Over the past six years, Obama has left us with a slew of memorable moments. There was that occasion when he called together a group of Democrats and Republicans, and took the opportunity to tell John McCain to sit down and shut up because one of them had won a presidential […]

The Demos’ ‘Good Crisis’ Diversion

October 22, 2014 by

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Obama’s Epidemic of Domestic and Foreign Policy Failures By Mark Alexander~ “[T]he crisis is arrived when we must assert our rights, or submit to every imposition, that can be heaped upon us, till custom and use shall make us as tame and abject slaves.” –George Washington (1774) Ten years ago, a smooth-talking “community organizer” from […]

Montel’s VA Surge. OORAH!

July 6, 2014 by

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from Molli Nickell, grannyguerrillas.com   ~  Montel Williams, talk show host, TV personality and former Marine, recently appeared on the Glenn Beck program to share a common-sense solution to the VA healthcare debacle. Montel commented, “There are 50,000 children (to date) that came across the border illegally. We’re opening up DOD (Department of Defense) facilities to […]

‘Constitutional Tipping Point’ + More – Daily Digest

February 28, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought.” –Samuel Adams, Essay in the Boston Gazette, 1771 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS ‘Constitutional Tipping Point’ Leftist constitutional professor Jonathan Turley, who teaches law at George Washington University, told Congress Wednesday that Barack Obama’s […]

I’ve Got Email

December 13, 2013 by

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By Burt Prelutsky · Recently, a friend, Mel Calvert, suggested that in light of the fact that I respond to comments from my readers, it would be a good idea if I shared some of the exchanges with others. It seemed like a swell idea. The best thing about it is that, for once, I […]

A Reality Check

December 2, 2013 by

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By Burt Prelutsky  ~  It’s mainly because we get to see senators on TV all the time, making pronouncements from on high that when it comes to handicapping presidential runs, senators get most of the attention. However, all that being a senator prepares you for is voting. That’s because the Senate is part of the […]

That’s The Obama I Voted For!

October 18, 2012 by

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THE PATRIOT POST ~ Subject: A Critical Notice About Today’s Edition Patriots, Today, instead of the column over my “Mark Alexander” byline, you’ll receive a message with this subject line: “That’s the Obama I voted for!“ The message will be from “Karen” with the e-mail address ColoradoU02@gmail.com. Her name and address have been altered, but […]

Liberals and Islamists Sitting in a Tree

June 7, 2011 by

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By Burt Prelutsky Even though it’s been a while since Osama bin Laden was deep-sixed by the Navy, I continue to hear from those tenderhearted schlemiels who took umbrage at my suggestion that his remains should have been wrapped, not in a white sheet, but inside a pigskin. While I accept that not everyone is […]

President Obama and America’s Core Values

November 18, 2010 by

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By Herbert London Whatever one thinks about the increasingly partisan politics in the United States, there are, or should be, limits to indecency. However, in my opinion, President Barack Obama has abandoned any semblance of decency in his desperate bid to help Democrats maintain their control of Congress. Recently, in an attempt to appeal to […]

Desperate Democrats Under Fire + More

October 1, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “Government can do something for the people only in proportion as it can do something to the people.” –Thomas Jefferson Government & Politics Desperate Democrats Head for Home Amid the mortifying prospect of having to face the voters in one month, congressional Democrats voted to abandon ship and head […]

The Brushfires of Freedom

September 2, 2010 by

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By Mark Alexander “It does not take a majority to prevail … but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.” –Samuel Adams A few decades ago, my great aunt, a lady whom I admired, passed away. I was listed as a relative, though not a material […]

Fake Tea Party, ObamaCare Recovery + More

August 27, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in […]

USSA-NO! USA-YES! The Blame Game + More

August 6, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions.” –James Madison Government & Politics Chinks in the Armor of ObamaCare […]

Announcing the 100 Most STUPID Stimulus Programs ($1.7 Billion Wasted -Full Report Embedded)

August 4, 2010 by

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Monkeys on cocaine. New windows for the closed Mount Saint Helen’s visitor’s center. Modern dance as a tool for software development and a study of exotic ants, those are among the new list of really stupid stimulus projects released today Sens. Tom Coburn and John McCain (full list embedded below). Titled “Summertime Blues,” the report […]

Arizona’s Immigration Law Blocked + More

July 30, 2010 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules. That these rules shall be as equal as prudential considerations will […]

It’s NOT Too Late to Stop This Madness! Call Now!

November 21, 2009 by

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Put an end to the Democrats’ overhaul of health care Stand with me to oppose government-run health care before the Senate votes tonight night. Sign the Petition Today Tonight at 8:00pm, the United States Senate will have its first vote on the Democrats’ health care reform bill. As my colleagues and I in the Senate […]

The BIGGEST LIE Yet

November 19, 2009 by

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Alexander’s Essay —- By Mark Alexander “It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts. … For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, […]

Fundamentals are Strong

March 26, 2009 by

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Stop the Reckless Pork Barrel Spending

March 5, 2009 by

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While campaigning for change, Barack Obama said, “We need earmark reform, and when I’m President, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely.” But now the President is about to sign a huge 2,697 page spending bill with over 9,000 unnecessary and wasteful earmarks. That’s not the […]

Awards We Would Like To See

January 14, 2009 by

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2009 HOPE AND CHANGE AWARDS From the Family Security Matters Editors Awards season has arrived and Americans are being treated to the likes of the People’s Choice Awards, Golden Globes, Academy Awards,the Grammy Awards and many more, celebrating the best that 2008 had to offer the American public in the world of entertainment. As we […]

2008 in review: Top Questions Barack Obama Did Not Answer

January 10, 2009 by

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THE FOUNDATION “A Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” –John Adams PATRIOT PERSPECTIVE By Mark Alexander Perhaps you’ve noticed an abundance of “Top Ten” lists in recent weeks. As usual, the mainstream media has churned out a variety of year-in-review pieces of late. Two […]