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dccrossman Donating Member (530 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-07-08 11:50 AM
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25. K&R
Scream it from the mountain tops!
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  -McCain was a total fuckup in the Navy Steve_DeShazer  Jul-06-08 11:13 PM   #0 
  - The m$$fm is good at covering up military fuckups  zidzi   Jul-06-08 11:17 PM   #1 
  - It'd be like electing Gen Custer president, huh ? In the meantime...  EVDebs   Jul-07-08 01:41 PM   #44 
     - Yeah, like Colonel Sanders in charge of  zidzi   Jul-07-08 04:19 PM   #59 
     - Please don't say things like that  jmowreader   Jul-07-08 05:32 PM   #71 
     - Aggressive isn't the half of it  bigbrother05   Jul-07-08 11:23 PM   #99 
     - Or another George W.Bush?Handed everything & accomplishing  The Wielding Truth   Jul-07-08 11:05 PM   #95 
        - Exactly...  WCGreen   Jul-08-08 12:36 AM   #104 
        - That's right, one of Sean Hannity's screaming points is Obama hasn't "accomplished" anything  EVDebs   Jul-08-08 11:20 AM   #117 
  - Won't matter - DUers will still defend him. They like ripping Obama more.  BlooInBloo   Jul-06-08 11:17 PM   #2 
  - shhh! you're not supposed to critically review someone's military  roguevalley   Jul-07-08 02:28 PM   #50 
  - Kicking  Kdillard   Jul-06-08 11:31 PM   #3 
  - That's the last thing we need; another f*ckup!  NattPang   Jul-06-08 11:33 PM   #4 
  - Yes He was bottom of his class  Masterofarts11   Jul-06-08 11:37 PM   #5 
  - He was also at the bottom of the ocean  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-06-08 11:41 PM   #6 
  - and the bottom of the barrel.  Whisp   Jul-07-08 12:40 AM   #11 
  - Gosh, are we...  nikto   Jul-07-08 04:45 PM   #60 
  - Oh, I forgot...  nikto   Jul-07-08 04:50 PM   #63 
  - Not exactly the bottom  spag68   Jul-07-08 10:23 PM   #92 
  - A meme: bottom one-percenter  FMArouet   Jul-07-08 12:43 PM   #36 
     - when mediocrity is not enough  hay rick   Jul-08-08 08:24 PM   #121 
  - This is not "news"......  jaysunb   Jul-06-08 11:52 PM   #7 
  - I'm thinking late October  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 01:47 AM   #16 
  - Ok, so . . .  Brigid   Jul-06-08 11:56 PM   #8 
  - You have obiously never  Thothmes   Jul-08-08 01:06 PM   #119 
  - CNN was talking about it two days ago  thewiseguy   Jul-06-08 11:57 PM   #9 
  - Hmm - let's see: a party-boy, a no-show, a wanton flirt, not too bright in school, somehow  hisownpetard   Jul-07-08 12:26 PM   #35 
  - McCain was below average  Loubonilla   Jul-07-08 05:39 PM   #73 
  - Also from the article  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 12:20 AM   #10 
  - and quite possibly a traitor as well. nt.  IndianaJones   Jul-07-08 12:58 AM   #12 
  - From OP article - bet most of us would've signed that confession as well  RamboLiberal   Jul-07-08 01:27 AM   #14 
     - he divulged information to the enemy before he was tortured. nt.  IndianaJones   Jul-07-08 12:22 PM   #33 
     - And how exactly do we know that?  awoke_in_2003   Jul-07-08 01:17 PM   #40 
        - because he wrote an article and a book stating as much. nt.  IndianaJones   Jul-07-08 03:02 PM   #52 
           - This discussion has no relevance to the campaign.  Zynx   Jul-07-08 04:47 PM   #62 
              - Sure it does. Everything McCain has said or done has relevance when running for President.  Major Hogwash   Jul-07-08 05:22 PM   #69 
     - While his behavior as a pow may not disqualify him for Pres office, it sure as hell does nothing  BrklynLiberal   Jul-07-08 05:06 PM   #67 
     - His supporters would disagree - "at least he served." What did Obama do?" Can't you hear that BS?  1Hippiechick   Jul-07-08 06:47 PM   #77 
        - Since he was born in 1961, he would not have served in Nam.  BrklynLiberal   Jul-07-08 07:20 PM   #82 
           - Other conflicts since Nam...... n/t  1Hippiechick   Jul-07-08 08:17 PM   #87 
     - One of the problems from previous wars  raebrek   Jul-08-08 07:02 AM   #110 
  - k*r Thanks Steve  autorank   Jul-07-08 01:11 AM   #13 
  - Watch the movie Idiocracy...  jasonc   Jul-07-08 11:59 AM   #27 
  - Could make a "fun" r-rated movie...one of these days.  RNdaSilva   Jul-07-08 01:27 AM   #15 
  - What McCain defenders?  ColbertWatcher   Jul-07-08 02:07 AM   #17 
  - He was also good a crashing planes  Mabus   Jul-07-08 07:17 AM   #18 
  - Three for sure  caraher   Jul-07-08 02:58 PM   #51 
  - He crashed 3 ...  BearSquirrel2   Jul-07-08 03:18 PM   #54 
     - On the Forrestal there was no plane behind McCain's  RamboLiberal   Jul-07-08 04:52 PM   #65 
        - The official report doesn't say that.  Major Hogwash   Jul-07-08 05:27 PM   #70 
        - How do we get this report? My understanding is that it's classified.  caraher   Jul-08-08 01:01 AM   #106 
        - Major, I would love to see that report. Apparently you have seen it. Where do I go to get a look??  bertman   Jul-08-08 10:05 AM   #115 
           - I saw the video as well ...  BearSquirrel2   Jul-08-08 12:20 PM   #118 
        - Go to McBomb's website - he is actually NARRATING the Forestal incident..  1Hippiechick   Jul-07-08 06:51 PM   #78 
  - Yes, McCain was a total fuckup in the Navy.  TexasObserver   Jul-07-08 07:24 AM   #19 
  - Great post. McCain has a long history of fucking up and then lying about it later.  Major Hogwash   Jul-07-08 07:30 AM   #20 
  - Still fixated on women--remember Vicki? Also he has a serious  Tutonic   Jul-07-08 08:00 AM   #21 
  - WWTB  Rose Siding   Jul-07-08 08:14 AM   #22 
  - figures.  NatBurner   Jul-07-08 08:42 AM   #23 
  - Sounds like 21st century presidential material to me.  Peregrine Took   Jul-07-08 11:30 AM   #24 
  - K&R  dccrossman   Jul-07-08 11:50 AM   #25 
  - Graduated 5th from the bottom of 880!!! This should be on the table, HOW DID HE GET A PLANE?  uponit7771   Jul-07-08 11:53 AM   #26 
  - That jumped out at me too  Winebrat   Jul-07-08 03:59 PM   #58 
  - He was the only little fart small enough to fit the last flight suit they had available?  Hoof Hearted   Jul-07-08 04:52 PM   #64 
  - Actually it was  KCdemocrat   Jul-07-08 06:37 PM   #75 
  - The personality of a military pilot is likely ill-suited for the presidency.  Misskittycat   Jul-07-08 12:08 PM   #28 
  - Bush, Rumsfeld and Gen. Myers - all pilots - decided invading Iraq was a Good Idea. NOT. nt  MookieWilson   Jul-07-08 02:14 PM   #47 
  - McCain was not unskilled as a pilot  Thothmes   Jul-08-08 08:24 AM   #113 
  - By all means, keep trashing McCain's military service.......  suston96   Jul-07-08 12:15 PM   #29 
  - Getting the truth out is not "trashing".  speedoo   Jul-07-08 12:19 PM   #31 
  - Truth? We got the truth out on Bush's ANG service and what happened?......nt  suston96   Jul-07-08 12:25 PM   #34 
     - Not much, but that's no reason to suppress the truth.  speedoo   Jul-07-08 01:30 PM   #42 
        - Look all over this board...much more wrong with McCain than questions about his service....  suston96   Jul-07-08 01:40 PM   #43 
  - Correct. Just like Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, it's his connections to corruption  EVDebs   Jul-07-08 01:45 PM   #45 
  - K&R. Thanks for posting this.  speedoo   Jul-07-08 12:17 PM   #30 
  - Sounds just what the  bow-tie   Jul-07-08 12:21 PM   #32 
  - another fratboy we do not need another one in the WH.  alyce douglas   Jul-07-08 12:43 PM   #37 
  - He wrote about that in his book....  AngryOldDem   Jul-07-08 12:52 PM   #38 
  - And, what does the fact that the Repukes nominated him  rateyes   Jul-07-08 01:16 PM   #39 
  - His prisoner of war story gets bigger and better with age . . . .  kmac3   Jul-07-08 01:24 PM   #41 
  - WHY do so many writers mention height???  MookieWilson   Jul-07-08 02:13 PM   #46 
  - Stature. Not height.  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 03:25 PM   #55 
     - No, they mentioned height of his father and grandfather. Stephen Hunter also mentioned...  MookieWilson   Jul-07-08 05:15 PM   #68 
        - Definition of Napoleon Syndrome below:  1Hippiechick   Jul-07-08 06:59 PM   #79 
        - LOL  obamacon   Jul-08-08 03:20 AM   #109 
           - "..used outside of medicine to refer to a combination of phenomena seen in association..."  1Hippiechick   Jul-08-08 07:30 AM   #111 
        - Look, I personally don't care how tall McCain or you or anyone else is.  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 08:27 PM   #89 
           - For president, we nearly always vote for the visibly taller candidate...  MookieWilson   Jul-07-08 11:12 PM   #96 
              - True, but what's your point?  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 11:20 PM   #98 
  - WHY DOES THE NAVY HAVE GLASS-BOTTOM BOATS... to keep an eye on McCain's bomber  happygoluckytoyou   Jul-07-08 02:27 PM   #48 
  - He would have to be a dumb fuckup to buy into the crap he is  ooglymoogly   Jul-07-08 02:27 PM   #49 
  - Yes! Absolute Fact - And a Total Asshole!  santamargarita   Jul-07-08 03:17 PM   #53 
  - "a tough, mean little fucker" -- listed as 5'6" -- no doubt actually shorter.  CLW   Jul-07-08 03:30 PM   #56 
  - The prefect rePUKE/neocon corporate fascist pawn  whistle   Jul-07-08 03:50 PM   #57 
  - Join the GOP, the only place where  jimshoes   Jul-07-08 04:46 PM   #61 
  - While I think McAnus is a sorry piece of shit I have to agree with RamboLiberal about his  bertman   Jul-07-08 04:59 PM   #66 
  - Michelle Bernard said McCain's war experience will be highly celebrated at the GOP convention  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jul-07-08 05:36 PM   #72 
  - Always on the edge of flunking out, McCain finished fifth from last in his class.  janetblond   Jul-07-08 06:02 PM   #74 
  - Speaking of class...  Moosepoop   Jul-07-08 06:44 PM   #76 
  - Hmph, here's how they'll spin that:  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-07-08 11:24 PM   #100 
  - Bingo!  1Hippiechick   Jul-07-08 07:00 PM   #80 
  - That's all they have  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 08:36 PM   #90 
  - K&R!  Jesuswasntafascist   Jul-07-08 07:05 PM   #81 
  - And to think I thought we were better than this.With all the things wrong with Mccain this is what  saracat   Jul-07-08 07:22 PM   #83 
  - saracat, I beseech you. This is war!  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 08:53 PM   #91 
  - Steve, this is dangerous territory  Catchawave   Jul-07-08 11:04 PM   #94 
     - Okay, I've thought about it.  Steve_DeShazer   Jul-07-08 11:13 PM   #97 
        - My husband.  Catchawave   Jul-08-08 12:13 AM   #101 
  - When he's running on that military experience, you bet your ass we need to go after it.  Shakespeare   Jul-08-08 12:50 AM   #105 
     - I know people who are supporting him ONLY on his military "experience"  uppityperson   Jul-08-08 08:38 PM   #122 
  - Now coming to a station near you! McCain's Navy! loveable group of fuckups  antifaschits   Jul-07-08 08:11 PM   #84 
  - *giggles* er, um, I mean...  galledgoblin   Jul-07-08 08:16 PM   #85 
  - It doesn't matter unless Obama can say it without alienating vets  minnesota_liberal   Jul-07-08 08:17 PM   #86 
  - Wow, he really IS just like Bush!  NC_Nurse   Jul-07-08 08:23 PM   #88 
  - wifey jus said same thing !  uponit7771   Jul-07-08 10:25 PM   #93 
  - Well, these guys certainly have a right to talk ...  LaStrega   Jul-08-08 12:22 AM   #102 
  - Nice group...  Catchawave   Jul-08-08 12:29 AM   #103 
     - Meh ... whatevah.  LaStrega   Jul-08-08 02:21 AM   #107 
  - I really don't think this is going anywhere  obamacon   Jul-08-08 03:10 AM   #108 
  - Well, if you had listened to NPR this morning you'd know that McAnus was a  bertman   Jul-08-08 07:31 AM   #112 
  - That's why I haven't listened to NPR much in the past 7 years.  Overseas   Jul-08-08 01:09 PM   #120 
  - I wonder how many other Navy pilots could crash 3 planes  Sentinel Chicken   Jul-08-08 09:46 AM   #114 
  - Obama's surrogates (sorta like Gen. Clarke) should be hitting McAnus' military record  bertman   Jul-08-08 11:03 AM   #116 
 

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