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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Inside McCain's BAE event

From reporter Sheila McLaughlin:

BAE Systems in West Chester, one of the nation’s largest defense companies, shut down production lines for more than an hour so workers could hear Arizona Sen. John McCain speak Tuesday afternoon.

“I feel like I’m standing in the path of progress as we shut down the line here,” McCain said. “So I will make my remark relatively brief.”

Jimmy McKinney’s question to McCain brought the longest and loudest round of applause during the Arizona senator’s visit to BAE Systems.

The 52-year-old Hamilton resident wanted to know if McCain planned on returning to Cincinnati on March 31 to see the Cincinnati Reds beat the senator’s home team on opening day. McCain proved he follows something other than politics.

“I think the Diamondbacks may surprise you,” McCain replied. “I think they have a good talented young team, and they have a not-so-young guy named Randy Johnson who says he’s well and fit and ready to pitch another season. So, maybe they will start Randy Johnson when they come to town.”

But at least someone in the McCain family has a place in their heart for the Reds.

Johnny Bench, McCain said, is still his son Andy’s hero.


at 7:37 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Our enemies want us dead. BO nor HRC think in those terms.
I'll vote for McCain and hope for the best.

at 9:31 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 7:37 is a typical bed-wetting GOP coward. He's so afraid of the boogieman that he's willing to flush the Constitution and our freedom down the toilet. He and his ilk are both unpatriotic and unamerican, as well as pathetic.

at 10:04 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...


Not a bed wetter.
Not registered GOP.
Fought for America in Viet Nam so you can blog lie after lie based on no facts on your part.
I won't denigrate myself down to your level, but you need to re-examine future postings about persons you don't know.

at 4:37 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

7:37/10:04 IS a bed-wetting coward. go hide inder your sheets, 'fraidycat. Maybe you could read a copy of the Bill Of Rights while you are soiling your pants.

at 9:40 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...


The Bill of Rights allows you freedom of speech. If the United States is ever invaded, I don't want to fight next to you.
It's the big braggers like you that will take off like a dirty shirt.
Those that have already served our country realize that without our American liberty, all the rest is mute.
God bless you.

at 5:56 AM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Blogger 7:37 is absolutely right! McCain is our best hope against terrorists. Shame on you for calling a Viet Nam vet a coward! Ignoring the terrorist threat and burying your head in the sand is cowardice! The Democrats would have us leaving Iraq as a safe haven for terrorists. I want the troops home as much as anyone but we have to be realistic! I also don't like taxes. Another reason I'll be voting for the GOP this time. Barrack's commercial "I am my brother's keeper"....sounds like increased welfare proposals to me.

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