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By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

As you know, there are al Qaeda operatives that are taken back into Iran, given training as leaders, and they’re moving back into Iraq.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

Democrats proposing failure in Iraq by withdrawing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

Inexperience because of (President Barack) Obama's inexperience.Look that would be one of the challenges.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

I think that Joe Biden is qualified in many respects. But I do point out that he's been wrong on many foreign policy and national security issues, which is supposed to be his strength.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

America has much to gain in terms of jobs and trade by meeting the growing world demand for advanced, environmentally sound technologies.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Let's move forward to try to address the most egregious and outrageous corrupting aspect of campaigns in America today and that is the incredible inundation of soft money and its pernicious effects.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

Events are moving fast in my campaign, and yes, it's true that this morning I've dismissed my entire team of senior advisers. All of their positions will now be held by a man named 'Joe the Plumber.'

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

My preference would be to remain in the Senate, ... But you can't say I would refuse to serve in one of those (Cabinet) capacities. It's not the same as vice president.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Now we've got the cables. We've got talk radio. We've got the bloggers. I hate the bloggers.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country. It's kleptocracy, it's corruption, it's a nation that's really only dependent upon oil and gas for their economy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I guarantee you, as president of the United States, I know how to heal the wounds of war, I know how to deal with our adversaries, and I know how to deal with our friends.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

We send cruise missiles and then we think everything's all right or we try to bring them to trial. My friends, this time they've gone too far. This time we're serious. This time we won't quit until they are gone, completely gone from the face of the earth

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

Vladimir Putin is a war criminal.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Senator Obama voted against Justice Breyer and Justice Roberts on the grounds that they didn't meet his ideological standards. That's not the way we should judge these nominees. Elections have consequences.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I have said from the beginning that Pat Buchanan left the Republican Party the day he questioned America's involvement in defeating Nazi Germany.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I cannot in good conscience vote in favor of tax cuts, irrespective of their size, or to which segment of the population they are targeted. Nor can I support any spending increases that are not related to improving our nation's defense from the obvious and serious threats facing us today.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

Every time there's been an out-of-bounds remark made by a Republican, no matter where they are, I have repudiated them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

There's a certain romanticism associated with exploration of space, which is one of the major factors why we'll continue.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Rogue states are the main threat to peace and freedom, and they require a strong, comprehensive policy response - a policy that I call 'rogue state rollback,' in which our goal is not simply to contain rogue regimes, but to drive them from power.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I intend to do what I can, working with my congressional colleagues, Republicans and Democrats, to help bring about the changes to the practices and Institutions of our democracy that they want and deserve.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

If the United States had not intervened in Afghanistan, then obviously, we would have then allowed the attacks of 9/11 to go unanswered. I don't think most of Americans wanted that to happen.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

An act of heroism, of extraordinary courage, the grandeur of it, won't easily inspire us to act in imitation, but it can inspire us to emulate its author. For that, we should learn what we can of the whole experience of the subject, the hero's life, as it was before and after, and believe that trying to emulate the character it reveals is one tried way to prepare for the tests that might await us and gain hope that our courage will not be wanting in the moment.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

You hear it every four years, ... Scare the seniors, scare the seniors.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I observed a thousand acts of courage, compassion and love [as a POW] and I will always treasure that memory above all others.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Our nation has both an obligation and self-interest in facing head-on the serious environmental, economic and national security threat posed by global warming.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I am not haunted by memories of Vietnam. But I must admit I never thought we would again witness in my lifetime the specter of politicians picking targets and ruling out offensive measures in the absurd hope that the enemy would respond to our restraint by yielding to our demands.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

My hero is a guy named Teddy Roosevelt. Teddy Roosevelt used to say, walk softly, talk softly but carry a big stick.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

In the Washington soft money game, big business and big labor are accomplices working together to protect the mushy middle of big government, with plenty of special interest plums: Big unions get big spending and big business gets corporate welfare and special tax breaks - all at the expense of average Americans.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

We have to love our freedom, not just for the private opportunities it provides, but for the goodness it makes possible.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

[Vladimir] Putin supporting Bashar al-Assad, helping with the Syrian refugee crisis and, I think for any republican, he [Donald Trump] has got to stop saying this, because I was with him. I was with him and he said that, it was like, I'm out. I'm out. It's too crazy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I actually think if the American people understood what was going on instead of just being told tidbits by this administration, they would actually be a lot more supportive of the boots on the ground.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Our enemies didn't adhere to the Geneva Convention. Many of my comrades were subjected to very cruel, very inhumane and degrading treatment, a few of them even unto death. But every one of us - every single one of us - knew and took great strength from the belief that we were different from our enemies, that we were better than them, that we, if the roles were reversed, would not disgrace ourselves by committing or countenancing such mistreatment of them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

That's Joe Biden right there - unbowed, unbroken and unable to stop talking.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I'm just trying to keep things normal around the house, because there's no reason why things shouldn't be normal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I am fully prepared to be commander in chief... I don't need on-the-job training.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

I think conventional wisdom is that time is not on our side. But there are a number of members of Congress who have primaries and when those primaries are done, they may be more inclined to address the issue of comprehensive immigration reform.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

Iraq is now the central front in the war against al-Qaeda.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

It's pretty clear we have enough Guard people in the United States, but are they capable of handling our oversees commitments as well? We need to figure out how that impacts our ability in Iraq.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I take a backseat to no one in my affection, respect and devotion to veterans. And I will not accept from Senator Obama, who did not feel it was his responsibility to serve our country in uniform, any lectures on my regard for those who did.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

Just because they broke the law doesn't mean they're condemned forever to a twilight status. So, I think that most Americans, if these people who have come illegally, as long as they pay back taxes, pay a fine, learn English and get behind everybody else, that's a key element of it. And most Americans now realize we can't have 11 million people sit in the twilight - the shadows of America, forever.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

It's always the wacko birds on right and left that get the media megaphone.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

When we're talking about a trillion dollars of taxpayer money, "trust me" just isn't good enough.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

My patriotism and my conscience required me to support it and to engage in the debate over whether and how to fight it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

It's impossible to imagine the Democratic Party seeking a pro-life, free-trading, non-protectionist deficit hawk.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

I am learning to get online myself, and I will have that down fairly soon, getting on myself. I don’t expect to be a great communicator, I don’t expect to set up my own blog, but I am becoming computer literate to the point where I can get the information that I need.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

And the people who live in the southern part of my state do not have a secure environment. To wit, there are signs that the government put up that say, "Warning. You are in a drug smuggling area and a human smuggling area.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Mccain

Even in this room full of proud Manhattan Democrats. I can't shake that feeling that some people here are pulling for me ... I'm delighted to see you here tonight, Hillary.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Mccain

The point to me is not what Donald Trump is saying because we keep reacting to just things he says in his tweets. What he is doing is important.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

I will conduct a respectful debate. Now, it will be dispirited -- it will be spirited -- because there are stark differences. I am a proud conservative, liberal Republica-- conservative Republican...Hello? Easy there.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Mccain

I voted for Justice Breyer and Justice Ginsburg. Not because I agreed with their ideology, but because I thought they were qualified and that elections have consequences when presidents are nominated.