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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:09 AM
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McCain lies about his letters to the FCC
http://thinkprogress.org/2008/03/08/mccain-lies-about-h... /

McCain lies about his letters to the FCC.

A new piece in the Nation by public broadcasting activist Jerold M. Starr accuses Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) of lying about writing two controversial letters to the FCC in 1999 on behalf of campaign contributor Lowell Bud Paxson, regarding Paxsons quest to acquire a Pittsburgh television station. Starr writes:

I dont know whether Senator John McCain had sex with lobbyist Vickie Iseman, but I do know, first hand, that he broke the rules while doing the bidding of media mogul Lowell Bud Paxson, a major contributor to McCains 2000 presidential campaign. McCains staff lied it about it then and they are inventing new lies even now. <>

At the time, McCains staff said to the press that his intervention was appropriate because there was no formal opposition. Our opposition had been formal for years. <>

Allegedly, we asked McCains staff to contact the FCC regarding this proceeding. We had no idea of McCains sudden and urgent interest in our local matter until the FCC advised that the commissioners already had voted 3-2 to approve the transfer, at which time McCains letters were dropped on us.
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:12 AM
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1. mc will only be a continuing of the bfee strangle hold on America
He is not in it for doing whats right by the people thats for damn sure.
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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:17 AM
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2. The sad thing is the way the MSM is spinning this
as an attack by the NYT on McLame. It's amazing. A couple of RW asswipes come on TV, say it's a simple hit piece, and then poof it's gone.

That old bastard could have killed the tart, and no one would care.
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:18 AM
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3. he's acting more like his hero bu$h* everyday
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:20 AM
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4. Well Duh!
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