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[–] aileron_ron 10 points 27 points (+37|-10) ago 

Why should Trump apologize for telling the truth.

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[–] Codyrl95 3 points 24 points (+27|-3) ago  (edited ago)

It's only the truth in your mind. Do not mistake an opinion for truth. That aside, I don't see why he should apologize. I disagree with him but he has the right to exercise his freedom of speech.

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[–] ObiWannaBlowMe 7 points 19 points (+26|-7) ago 

And we have the right to shame him for it and make sure he isn't voted in as pres.

Peoples idea of freedom of speech is so fucked up. It just means that the government can't punish you for what you say. Not that there will never be consequences.

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[–] aileron_ron 4 points 2 points (+6|-4) ago 

"It's only the truth in your mind" and Google, You see When I see something in the news like trump and immigration or McCain i take the time to read before I comment. McCain record is online as well as any other topic Trump talks about. So it's not in my mind it is facts. One only need's to take the time to look.

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[–] AtheistComic 1 points 4 points (+5|-1) ago 

McCain would be worse than Trump who would be worse than Pee Wee Herman for president.

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[–] Typo 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Do you mind expanding on this? I understand the term "hero" is subjective so I'm wondering if you agree with Trump because of your personal standard of what makes a hero or if it is something else.

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[–] aileron_ron 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

Here you go John McCain feel free to point out what he did to make him a hero. I have 20-30 years.

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[–] pray_the_gay_away 10 points 17 points (+27|-10) ago 

Since when is killing brown people in Vietnam "serving our country?" That war was a sham, and a borderline genocide. I have 1,000,000x more respect for people who dodged the draft instead of giving up their bodies to the elites who murdered JFK for "honor." Patriotism/Statism is the most dangerous religion.

John McCain has never seen a 3rd world country he didn't want to invade.

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[–] WildThingSammiT 2 points 17 points (+19|-2) ago 

Since when is killing brown people in Vietnam "serving our country?"

"We average a major war every twenty years, So we're good at it. And it's just as well we are, because we're not very good at anything else. Can't build a decent car anymore. Can't make a TV set, a cell phone, or a VCR. Got no steel industry left. No textiles. Can't educate our young people. Can't get health care to our old people. But we can bomb the shit outta your country, all right. We can bomb the shit outta your country. Especially if your country is full of brown people. Oh, we like that, don't we? That's our hobby now. But it's also our new job in the world: bombing brown people. Iraq, Panama, Grenada, Libya. You got some brown people in your country? Tell 'em to watch the fuck out, or we'll goddamn bomb them!

Well, who were the last white people you can remember that we bombed? In fact, can you remember any white people we ever bombed? The Germans! That's it. Those are the only ones. And that was only because they were tryin' to cut in on our action."

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[–] Rbbrnts 3 points 3 points (+6|-3) ago 

You should cite your sources when you rip off their material.

http://youtu.be/dDw-zFFhFgc

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[–] TheElectricMayhem 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

You had the quotations but left out the reference. George Carlin is the man! Give him credit!

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[–] Tsugumori 2 points 10 points (+12|-2) ago 

Thing about McCain is that after he was captured and put in a POW camp where he was tortured he was given an offer to be repatriated in a POW exchange because his father was an Admiral. He refused unless everyone who had been in the camp longer than him had been sent back first.

Say what you want about the war itself and even the part he played in it, but that's the part that earns him so much respect.

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[–] Sciency 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

All other points aside, I've never heard Vietnamese people called brown before.

Anyway, I'll just go back to watching the show. Carry on.

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[–] Byteminer 4 points 15 points (+19|-4) ago  (edited ago)

He needs to apologize for the combover. I have trouble catching the gaffes over the noise from his hair.

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[–] TexasComments 1 points 9 points (+10|-1) ago 

Trump's statement on why he said what he did about McCain.

I am not a fan of John McCain because he has done so little for our Veterans and he should know better than anybody what the Veterans need, especially in regards to the VA. He is yet another all talk, no action politician who spends too much time on television and not enough time doing his job and helping the Vets. He is also allowing our military to decrease substantially in size and strength, something which should never be allowed to happen.

Furthermore, he was extremely disrespectful to the thousands upon thousands of people, many of whom happen to be his constituents, that came to listen to me speak about illegal immigration in Phoenix last week by calling them "crazies".

These were not "crazies"---these were great American citizens.

I have great respect for all those who serve in our military including those that weren't captured and are also heroes.

I want to strengthen our military and take care of our Veterans. I want to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN especially for those that serve to protect our freedom. I am fighting for our Veterans!

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[–] explorevoat 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Funny how no media has mentioned that. The USA needs to get over the deification of any soldier. I have ancestors that fought in the American revolution against Britain, all the way to fighting Hitler and killing Nazis in WW2.

I think Trump is an idiot. However so is McCain - McCain is a dangerous warmonger. His relationship with Lindsey Graham is creepy as hell.

Many of our career politicians have been compromised by blackmail. McCain and Lindsey are two of the most likely.

Just because McCain went to a war, something my family has done over and over for hundreds of years, does not make him untouchable. By that standard, my family should be untouchable. Lots of people have made the same sacrifices he has made, that does not make him immune to criticism. Trump is still an idiot. If we are going to keep doing this lets do it Roman style and seize the plunder - otherwise the war cult is going to bankrupt us.

Especially letting politicians rent our army out to other countries interests. Lets fight wars only for American interests. Hint: no real interests of the USA lie in the Middle East. Israel is an ally but should be treated no differently than Japan.

The only threat to us may be China, but we seem to worry about ISIS - which is not our concern. Stop their domestic attacks, let them handle their own business in the ME. We no longer need their oil or natural gas, ever again.

Also interesting how the media loves McCain at all times, unless he runs for President.

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[–] Folkwayz 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

So he thinks our military needs to be strengthened? Who are we going to take on next, the Death Star?

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[–] TerriChris 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Though the mass media refused to report it during the presidential election, John McCain had a poor reputation from his peers while in the military. McCain frequently did not follow orders.

While I believe Trump is a fool, he is right that technically if you are caught and someone else rescues you, you are not the hero. Yet McCain did but his life in harms way for our country.

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[–] Gorgeous_George 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Good try at walking back his statements. What he originally said is what he truly believes.

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[–] Razor_Teverek [S] 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago  (edited ago)

The article is saying that Trump is refusing to apologize because his comments on McCain were absolutely fine --- not that Trump is apologizing and referring to his comments as absolutely fine.

Edit: OP edited comment.

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[–] Byteminer 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Yep, I caught my misread and then edited it into a snarky comment.

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[–] Ryz 1 points 5 points (+6|-1) ago 

I think Donald Trump is running just to make the other GOP candidates look better.

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[–] bropo 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

He (seems to) sincerely despise most other GOP candidates... so I don't know about that.

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[–] rothx 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

he despises everyone but himself.

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[–] beijingsteamer 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

I agree. To me the scariest part is he has enough money he wouldn't need contributions from others, which makes me think he can be held accountable if he gives no fucks and doing what HE thinks is america's best interest.

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[–] fullmetaljacket 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago  (edited ago)

He donated between $100,000-$250,000 to the Clinton foundation a few years back. Maybe he's there to make the Repubs look ridiculous and hand it to Monica Lewinsky's ex-boyfriend's wife!

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[–] big_joj 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Source: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/242088-trump-gave-at-least-100k-to-clinton-foundation

http://www.politico.com/story/2015/07/clinton-foundation-keeps-donations-from-donald-trump-119883.html

“We’re grateful to our more than 300,000 donors from across the political spectrum whose support has allowed us to efficiently and effectively fight HIV/AIDS and childhood obesity, increase opportunity for girls and women, lift people out of poverty, combat climate change and has improved the lives of millions of people all over the world,” Clinton Foundation Chief Communications Officer Craig Minassian said in a statement in POLITICO.

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[–] Fagtardicus 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

close, but its actually the reverse

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[–] Fitblue 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Ya same here. I'm so tired of everyone stepping on eggshells in order to try to be PC. Also hate SJWs.

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[–] BoiseNTheHood 2 points 4 points (+6|-2) ago 

Did Al Franken ever apologize for saying the same thing?

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[–] ThisIsMyFapAccount 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Isnt he a senator now too?

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[–] ObiWannaBlowMe 8 points -3 points (+5|-8) ago 

OH shit! Al's running for president?!?

No, he's not. Put your strawman back in the closet before he starts a fire.

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[–] TexasComments 2 points 1 points (+3|-2) ago 

Al Franken made the original joke that Trump stole ... shithead.

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[–] BoiseNTheHood 8 points -2 points (+6|-8) ago 

Thankfully, Bernie won't win.

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[–] Rummel 3 points -2 points (+1|-3) ago 

He wont.

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[–] Razor_Teverek [S] 3 points 4 points (+7|-3) ago 

This guy just REFUSES to admit he is wrong.

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