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Old May 15, 2018, 18:47   #1
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El Cid and McCain

Spaniard Rodrigo Diaz was known as El Cid, he fought mostly for the Christian Kings of Spain,,, but sometimes for Muslims.
El Cid became a legend when his dead body was sent out on horseback from the besieged Fortress City of Valencia to route the cities Muslim besiegers.
Are you starting to see the similarities,,, the hero who who won't lay down.
There has been controversy about McCain's impending death,,, it is not being given the reverence he deserved,,, there no way to sugar coat being dead in 2018, not like in 1095 and not being dead yet it is OK to speak ill of him.
I doubt neither he nor Trump would be the self made heroes they are without their powerful and rich fathers to jump start them,,, apparently El Cid had neither.
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Old May 15, 2018, 19:38   #2
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Well,

I respect his military service but thats it. He made alot of bad calls and has no lock on going down as a great man.

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He wore the uniform in war, in harms way, so he gets a complete break from me on all of his service, good, bad, or indifferent, while in uniform.

His days, as a RINO politician, screw him and the horse he rode in on!
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Old May 15, 2018, 19:59   #4
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Charlton Heston played in the Hollywood version of the story of El Cid. Few people remember seeing the movie but it was very good in its day. He was played as a hero all through his life because he stood for truth. He held all men accountable to the truth, European nobles and Muzzie Sultans. I am not sure exactly when McCain quit telling the truth, might of been when he got caught with the Keating 5 but I doubt he will ever be held up to the standards of honor El Cid was said to have...unless liberal Hollywood writes history.
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Old May 15, 2018, 20:47   #5
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He wore the uniform in war, in harms way, so he gets a complete break from me on all of his service, good, bad, or indifferent, while in uniform.

His days, as a RINO politician, screw him and the horse he rode in on!
Right.

With him almost sinking an aircraft carrier, his only career could be politics.
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Old May 15, 2018, 21:11   #6
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Everybody dies, no big deal. It's dying in sin or sainthood what matters.

Mccain means nothing to GOD, to me or my love ones....so no one should give a shit one way or another about this scumbag dying.


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Agreed, but he means a lot to the Devil, time to collect McCain's soul.....

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Right.

With him almost sinking an aircraft carrier, his only career could be politics.
Moon, trust me when I say, bad things just happens around military equipment, since it all goes really fast, blows up, is heavy, and often times, has a mind of its own.

Did ya know, a 577 will sink on a river crossing, if tha drain plugs ain't installed????

Or if ya scratch your nose, while standing in the open door of a 141 Starlifter, you'll fall out of the aircraft 4 miles from the drop zone????

And that safeties on a M16 is to prevent sticks from pushing the trigger back far enough to nearly shoot your best friend in the head????

Shit just happens in the military!
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Lots of men wore uniforms in war, Hitler was a Corporal so I guess you could respect his service. I know guys forced into the military or they were going to jail, I guess I should respect their service even though they came out drug addicts from their service in Germany. I do respect honorable service, yes honorable and men who held that honor all through life.

McCain had it all with an Admiral father, an education and somebody watching his back to protect his future. When he went into politics he had a chance to serve with honor but chose corruption, can anyone remember one law he wrote to make our lives better?
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My accountant’s exwife was diagnosed with a brain tumor not long after their divorce which ended up killing her I think less than two years later. As I knew her she seemed rational but my accountant said she just went bat shit crazy thus the divorce.
Of course I have no idea what John McCain’s tumor is exactly or how it might effect his thinking but it can’t be of any benefit. Of course the tumor was not present all his life but it very well may be effecting his mental processes now.
I seriously doubt it is a good idea for him to continue as a serving U.S. Senator.
The drugs he is undoubtedly taking have their own issues I am sure.
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i didn't know he was reverse ace i thought he only got 3
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McCain is all about John. Make no mistake he would leave your wounded ass for the enemy to torture. His first wife who took care of his children while he was on vacation in North Vietnam had a bad car wreck and had been disfigured to some degree. He meets the Heir to the Coors beer empire while he’s out following around and dumps his wife for her.

Even if he isn’t a traitor to the constitution he swore to uphold he’s a piece of shit for leaving his wife in the condition she was in. Would you want to be in a fox hole with this asshole?
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McCain is all about John. Make no mistake he would leave your wounded ass for the enemy to torture. His first wife who took care of his children while he was on vacation in North Vietnam had a bad car wreck and had been disfigured to some degree. He meets the Heir to the Coors beer empire while he’s out following around and dumps his wife for her.

Even if he isn’t a traitor to the constitution he swore to uphold he’s a piece of shit for leaving his wife in the condition she was in. Would you want to be in a fox hole with this asshole?
^^^ This right here.
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He wore the uniform in war, in harms way, so he gets a complete break from me on all of his service, good, bad, or indifferent, while in uniform.

His days, as a RINO politician, screw him and the horse he rode in on!
what we need is 2 kids to take him skiing in a film and call it "weekend at johnnys".
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McCain is all about John. Make no mistake he would leave your wounded ass for the enemy to torture. His first wife who took care of his children while he was on vacation in North Vietnam had a bad car wreck and had been disfigured to some degree. He meets the Heir to the Coors beer empire while he’s out following around and dumps his wife for her.

Even if he isn’t a traitor to the constitution he swore to uphold he’s a piece of shit for leaving his wife in the condition she was in. Would you want to be in a fox hole with this asshole?
Bingo. Says a lot about a guy, right there.
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YH, what others brought up about what he did to his wife speaks to the very core of his character
simply, he never has had any

Frankly I have a great deal more respect for Kerry. He never cloaked himself as a conservative. McCain has ALWAYS been as far as Kerry to the left of field but at least Kerry has been honest about his code of personal politics
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McCain rubbed most of us the wrong way for the most part,,, we don't get to write the history books,,, mores the pity, that's probably what's wrong with the world,,, among other things.
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McCain rubbed most of us the wrong way for the most part,,, we don't get to write the history books,,, mores the pity, that's probably what's wrong with the world,,, among other things.
He never rubbed me at all.
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He never rubbed me at all.
He did but it was with the banking crisis.
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He did but it was with the banking crisis.
That might be something else - with the absence of a reach-around....
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That might be something else - with the absence of a reach-around....
He left no American a virgin.
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McCain betrayed us by teaming up Russ Feingold for the Mccain Feingold
Campaign F8nance Reform Act better known as the End The NRA Act.
Then the idiots at the NRA decide to throw their support behind this traitorous
bastard for President. Can you imagine the damage this asshat could have done
to the second amendment.
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McCain is a distant cousin of El Cid...








..Ran Cid....



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"His vote does not matter, he is dying anyway."

THAT caused a firestorm, but not Madonna and crazy loon Ashley Judd or the others calling for Trump to be killed.
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"His vote does not matter, he is dying anyway."

THAT caused a firestorm, but not Madonna and crazy loon Ashley Judd or the others calling for Trump to be killed.
They mixed up the Tabasco with their Preparation H,,, resulting in the red-ass.
I voted for McCain over Obama,,,, who did you vote for ?
It was him or vote for someone who never stood a chance in hell,,, I got 8yrs of hell,,, it was almost like being on Guadalcanal in 42',,, probably.
His eulogy should simply say "Kerry was worse",,,, and fill the hole.

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Tough room still!!!!

Kick a dead or dying horse, oh hell yea, boot that suckers brains out, lite a fire under its belly, then ride that sucker another 20 miles, and eat the remains for breakfast!

Yep, tough room.
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Tough room still!!!!

Kick a dead or dying horse, oh hell yea, boot that suckers brains out, lite a fire under its belly, then ride that sucker another 20 miles, and eat the remains for breakfast!

Yep, tough room.
It is. But it is not our nature. It took a lot to get us there. McShitStain was up to the job though.
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It is. But it is not our nature. It took a lot to get us there. McShitStain was up to the job though.
Oh I can't stand the fellow, will joke about dancing in tha street one day soon, but its all political for me.
Guy was a RINO, always a RINO, now that's a fact.

He wore the uniform, flew some combat missions, nearly sunk a carrier, which had not been done since WWII, ok, it was one of ours, but still, he was a POW, has a family, ok, that carrier thing was really bad.
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