John Sidney McCain

Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:48 pm

spc wrote:JSM by his own wishes, is not being protected by the Secret Service. :verycool:
In contrast, BO became the earliest presidential candidate to receive protection on May 3, 2007. :fear:


http://thehill.com/campaign-2008/no-secret-service-for-mccain-2008-04-03.html
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Could it be a sign that all the nutcase potential assassins are right wingers who are no threat to McCain?? :lol:

Or is it just that he's so crazy he doesn't realize the threat? :gee:
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: LsFarm On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:52 pm

Or maybe he has the strength of will, backbone, and has looked death in the eye enough times in the past that he's not concerned??

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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:59 pm

LsFarm wrote:Or maybe he has the strength of will, backbone, and has looked death in the eye enough times in the past that he's not concerned??

Greg L.


Well, then, we sure ought to be very concerned about both his judgment and his VP choice... :roll:
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: LsFarm On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:18 pm

Maybe you should be concerned that he has some 'cajonnes' and isn't afraid to look death in the eye, and doesn't want to hide behind the secret service?

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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:43 pm

LsFarm wrote:Maybe you should be concerned that he has some 'cajonnes' and isn't afraid to look death in the eye, and doesn't want to hide behind the secret service?

GL


Actually, this plays very interestingly into the issue of how his "cojones" may affect his judgment concerning the intelligent taking of risk. One person's perception of "bravery" can just as easily be another's of "recklessness."

"More balls than brains" is the way some might express this point.

At the moment, this example only involves him personally and, in that regard, the question becomes, "what good is it to elect a very brave President who charges into battle and needlessly loses his life?" Because there's no doubt that, whatever you think of his judgment, you ain't got that judgment after that (hence my comment about the importance of his VP choice).

However, should he become President, I would be concerned that he not only might overrule the Secret Service and take excessive personal risk but that his "risk tolerance" might be the kind of thing that could raise questions about the kind of response he might have to the vaunted hypothetical "3 AM telephone call." And then it's all of us who might be at risk because of his "cojones."

Reminds me of the old joke:
Q: Know how much blood it takes to have a lucid thought?
A: 4 ounces.
Q: Know how much blood it takes to have an erection?
A: 4 ounces.





Trouble is, it's the same 4 ounces.
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: spc On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 6:14 pm

You only need 4 ounces. :rofl:
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:19 pm

spc wrote:You only need 4 ounces. :rofl:


:fear: Oh no, you didn't lop yours off and drain it to prove there was more, did you?

Because it was a joke, not a testi(cal)monial. :P
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: spc On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:46 pm

stockingfull wrote:
:fear: Oh no, you didn't lop yours off and drain it to prove there was more, did you?

Because it was a joke, not a testi(cal)monial. :P


:chop: :wtf:

BTW Joke Thread ;)
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Sun Apr 06, 2008 11:29 pm

Thanks, just started it. We can always send the best over there from the "frontier threads." ;)
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:53 am

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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: spc On: Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:05 am

stockingfull wrote:Well, is he on any medication?:D


About the cartoonist:
"a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, The Beast, and McSweeney's. A vegan AND an atheist"
:nono: :no1: :down:
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:12 am

spc wrote:
stockingfull wrote:Well, is he on any medication?:D


About the cartoonist:
"a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, The Beast, and McSweeney's. A vegan AND an atheist"
:nono: :no1: :down:


:o Ooooh, I guess that means it can't be either funny or insightful. :roll:
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: spc On: Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:25 am

stockingfull wrote::o Ooooh, I guess that means it can't be either funny or insightful. :roll:

:rockon: Yes an insightful atheist. Very funny. :lol:
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: Devil505 On: Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:51 pm

For anyone interested, Sen. McCain will be on MSNBC's "Hardball" with Chris Matthews at 5:00pm EST for the full hour.
(about 9 minutes from now on the east coast)
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Re: John Sidney McCain

PostBy: stockingfull On: Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:34 pm


http://www.youngerthanmccain.com/
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:lol:
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