Tag: John McCain

Trump's ego dishonors the John McCains and other Navy heroes

As a U.S. Navy veteran, I’m wondering: What the hell was that tarp doing covering up the stern of the USS John McCain (DDG-56) so its name could not be seen. The Wall Street Journal broke the news that the coverup was ordered so that President Donald Trump wouldn’t have to see the name of the ship... Read more »

Poll: 18 % of likely GOP voters support Donald Trump. Who are these idiots?

A new poll says that 18 percent of likely GOP voters support Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy. Can someone explain who are these idiots? A Fox News poll found that 18 percent of the 389 likely Republican primary voters who were interviewed said they  would vote for Donald Trump, up from 11 percent who supported him in... Read more »

A wise word for Illinois GOPers

Sometimes Kirk’s worst enemies are angry conservatives in his own party. Tribune photo by Nancy Stone Illinois Republicans are tempted to raise their heads out of the foxholes they’ve dug themselves because of Republican Scott Brown’s election in Massachusetts. John McCain came to town and wisely told the GOP not to get cocky. As the... Read more »
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Why GOP will lose Illinois, again

If this intra-party knifing keeps up, Republicans will be so split that Democrats will waltz back into the the governor’s mansion and keep Roland Burris’ seat in the Senate. This is something that must be avoided at all costs. I can’t explain it all, but the way that some Republicans are picking away at each... Read more »

McCain Questions Ambassador's Cooperation in Afghanistan

Sen. John McCain, right, speaks on Capitol Hill Dec. 1, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, left, and Sen. Lamar Alexander. (AP Photo) Sen. John McCain says he is concerned that the U.S. ambassador in Afghanistan may not be a team player and could stir trouble as the military enacts President Obama’s plan to... Read more »

John McCain to vote his conscience

Before we jump on Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) bones for supposedly disrespecting the Miguel Estrada Hispanic community by announcing today that he is opposing the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, perhaps we should review the record. The same folks who today can conceive of no other reason why conservatives oppose Sotomayor than their supposed loathing of... Read more »
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