John McCain died.

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  1. KenW449

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    Mixed reaction. Sold out neocon, but with a moral streak.
     
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    Borderline abhorrent political beliefs, but you couldn't question his dedication to Country. Unlike some.

    Like Arpaio? :rofl:
     
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    How much money do you have to give a pow to make them agree to keep a war going for the last 20 years?
     
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    Told off Fox News this one time:
     
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    Allahu Akbar does not mean "Thank God". It means "God is great".
     
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    I see that as the same thing. And I see what Fox News was doing was just trying to incite division and hatred towards people in another part of the world that have different beliefs. McCain saw through that. It was as normal a reaction for them as it is for a Texas high school football dad when his son scores a touchdown "PRAISE JEEBUS!".
     
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    McCain had an independent streak, sure. But he also set the stage for Trump by demeaning America with his choice of Palin as VP, not to mention in general being a warhawk through and through.

    I feel sympathy for his family's loss, but that's independent of his actions as a politician.
     
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    Cannot be forgiven.
     
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    Not his smartest choice.
    But he was definitely a political powerhouse. He sat on a lot of chairs and had influence.
     
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    I'm still not sure if that is supposed to represent "Beating sense into them" or "Beating the stupid out".
    So I will take it as a twofer :rofl:
     
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    "Borrowed" valor
     
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    I saw his flight suit in the Hanoi Hilton once. I bet its still there. RIP
     
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    Fuck.

    You.

    I'm a veteran and just...fuck...you.
     
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    So is GFF.

    I will confess however that I'm confused by what "borrowed valor" is supposed to mean though in regards to John McCain.
     
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    guy seemed to be a stand up person. which is a lot to say for a politician.

    having said that, in about 100 years, when the earth temperature will have risen 3-4C; humanity will look back at the early 2000s´ "drill, baby, drill" and will think wtf were we thinking... it will look as insane, as the use of x-rays for fun in the 19th century, does now,
     
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    you can say whatever you want about the state of american politics...
    but it is just mind blowing to me, the inmense statute and refinement of some people going into politics in the states.

    you just dont see a biden or an obama elsewhere...
     
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