Real Time host Bill Maher ripped GOP Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain on Friday for contributing to the U.S. being “so fcking easy” to bait into another armed conflict in the Middle East, this time against the Islamic State (ISIS) extremist group. “Get a grip,” he...
Right Turn has received a copy of a extraordinary open letter to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) It speaks for itself: To Whom It May Concern: We take strong exception to Sen. Rand Paul’s absurd accusation that Sen. John McCain unknowingly met with members of the Islamic State while in Syria to meet with the moderate […]
Yes, conservative lawmakers appear more often on your teevee than liberal ones do. And yes, this is good news for John McCain! Senators and representatives from the conservative end of the ideological spectrum have made 57 percent of...Show More Summary
The joker Georgian President who inspired John McCain to tell us "We're All Georgians Now" is now living as a hipster in Brooklyn.
If only John McCan were as agreeable as Lindsey Graham Behold Sen. John McCain, bellyaching about President Obama saying that he will not use ground forces to attack ISIS: Why does the president insist on continuing to tell the enemy...Show More Summary
Some excellent recall and reporting from both Steve Benen and Amanda Terkel who remind us that it was just a few short months ago that “The Boobsey Twins”—John McCain and his BFF Linsey Graham—insisted that neither would be in favor of sending American ground troops to the fight against ISIL. That, of course, was before [...]
In an interview with The Daily Beast on Tuesday, Sen. Rand Paul discussed the war against ISIS -- and in doing so, repeated a thoroughly debunked rumor about John McCain palling around with the Islamic extremist group. Needless to say, a certain famously hot-tempered five-term senator and former presidential candidate was not at all amused. Show More Summary
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his aides swear the Syrian “rebels” he was pictured last year with weren’t ISIS members or supporters, and the mainstream media is by and large buying the 2008 GOP presidential nominee’s story. Sen. Rand Paul...Show More Summary
The media may love Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, but that doesn't mean voters agree with them. Democrats have a full set of economic priorities they're pushing in the run-up to November's elections, but, the New York Times points...Show More Summary
Jay Carney insists he escaped unscathed after taking an on-air verbal beating last week from Sen. John McCain over President Obama’s strategy against ISIS.
“Here’s the problem. He [Sen. John McCain] did meet with ISIS, and had his picture taken, and didn’t know it was happening at the time.” –Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), in an interview with The Daily Beast, Sept. 16, 2014 Just because it’s on the Internet, it doesn’t mean it’s true. Yet here’s a U.S. […]
Another centipede shoe drops, per SBNation… Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on Wednesday on aggravated assault allegations, according to azcentral sports. According to a police spokesman, Dwyer was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault. Show More Summary
Wednesday at the Senate Foreign Relation Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating ISIS, after a clearly frustrated Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) grilled Secretary of State John Kerry on the administrations strategy against ISIS, Kerry oddly winked and made a glib comment about their long standing tradition of "enjoyable" debates. Show More Summary
Today's comic by Matt Bors is The banality of barbarism: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook September 16: Saudis Lobbied John McCain & Lindsey Graham to sell War, by TeamSarah4Choice Another Out Of Control...Show More Summary
One of the things that I liked most about Barack Obama when he was first running for the US Presidency was his philosophy about talking to one's enemies. In a presidential debate on July 24, 2007 with Senator John McCain, candidate Obama...Show More Summary
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) tore into Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) on Tuesday, accusing him of "desperation" and of sliding "down a very steep slope of credibility" on foreign policy issues. "I think it's a fundamental lack of understanding of the situation and the threats we face. Show More Summary
The Kentucky senator uses the debunked “McCain met with ISIS!” story to argue against a plan to arm Syrian rebels
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Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Ed Show," Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) attacked her Republican colleagues, Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), for being wrong on the amount of time it would take U.S. forces to win the war in Iraq by saying that their miscalculation means they have "zero credibility" when it comes to matters of Middle East war. Show More Summary
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) criticized Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for his foreign policy positions while praising the national security platform of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Tuesday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel. “I think...Show More Summary