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Old 10-05-2008, 09:08 PM
 
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Politics | Revisiting McCain's Keating 5 history | Seattle Times Newspaper
At one time, John McCain said the worst thing that ever happened to him, Vietnam included, was the so-called Keating 5 scandal. "The Vietnamese," he would say, "didn't question my honor."

Lincoln's collapse, the biggest of many savings and loan failures, cost taxpayers $2.6 billion. Keating spent four years in jail, before his sentence was overturned on a technicality, and the Keating 5, as the senators came to be known, lived under an ethical cloud for years.


Isn't the public calling for the heads of those costing the tax payers money even if no laws were broken? Don't they want the greedy just for being greedy and thinking of their own gain and not Country First?
Nah no big thing at all
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:19 PM
 
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Wow, paying for an ad that means nothing.

McCain found NOT GUILTY.

Story over.

Now why would Obama go to being so low to do this when he knows McCain was cleared of any wrong doing.

Or is he grasping fro straws and will lie in this waste of money?
McCain ws accused of BAD JUDGMENT by the Senate Ethics Committee. Only Cindy's $$$ kept him out of worse trouble.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:25 PM
 
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LOL Now Obama can't claim he's running a "respectable" campaign. He fell right into the trap.
You can only push a good man so far. He has cahones, too.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:30 PM
 
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McCain ws accused of BAD JUDGMENT by the Senate Ethics Committee. Only Cindy's $$$ kept him out of worse trouble.
Funny you should mention the family $$$$$
McCain fortune traced to organized crime
McCain fortune traced to organized crime
Mob figures later implicated in Arizona savings and loan scandal
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:35 PM
 
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JOHN MCCAIN, NOT GUILTY!!!!

Senators John Glenn and John McCain were cleared of having acted improperly but were criticized for having exercised "poor judgment".



All five of the senators involved served out their terms. Only Glenn and McCain ran for re-election, and they were both re-elected.


Obama is desperate. That case was closed years ago. Obama's cases are still open to investigation.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:37 PM
 
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JOHN MCCAIN, NOT GUILTY!!!!

Senators John Glenn and John McCain were cleared of having acted improperly but were criticized for having exercised "poor judgment".



All five of the senators involved served out their terms. Only Glenn and McCain ran for re-election, and they were both re-elected.


Obama is desperate.
So was Obama at eight years old guilty for domestic terrorism?

The stupidity from the right-wing just amuses me!

McCain went on vacations with the felon Charles Keating. McCain accepted campaign contributions in excess of $100,000 from Charles Keating. McCain was an enabler of Keating's illegal shenanigans, holding off regulators and delaying the day of reckoning and causing more innocent people to lose their life savings. McCain and Keating had close personal and business relationships for years.

Obama, on the other hand, was never personal friends with Ayers. Obama's only "business" dealings with Ayers were in connection with a charity working to improve education in Chicago. When Obama met Ayers, the man was a respected educator at the University of Illinois Chicago Circle, not a terrorist. Obama received a $200 campaign contribution from Ayers in a run for State Senate. Obama has NO ties whatsoever in any possible way with Ayers past. No one considers Ayers a threat today. Mayor Daley has praised the man.
Which association is a worse indictment of a presidential aspirant?



No question. It's Keating and McCain by a mile.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:38 PM
 
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JOHN MCCAIN, NOT GUILTY!!!!

Senators John Glenn and John McCain were cleared of having acted improperly but were criticized for having exercised "poor judgment".



All five of the senators involved served out their terms. Only Glenn and McCain ran for re-election, and they were both re-elected.


Obama is desperate. That case was closed years ago. Obama's cases are still open to investigation.
That's funny. When it's pointed out over and over again that Obama is NOT a terrorist, does not have ties to Ayers--and proof is provided--all of you McCain supporters refuse to acknowledge it. When the game comes back to bite you on the you-know-what, however, suddenly you're all crying FOUL!

Really funny. If it weren't so tragic.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:40 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Let it all come out. Obama can try the Keating Five, Mac has Rezko, Ayers, Wright, Pfleger and the rest of Obama's friends and terrorist sympathizers.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:41 PM
 
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Politics | Revisiting McCain's Keating 5 history | Seattle Times Newspaper
At one time, John McCain said the worst thing that ever happened to him, Vietnam included, was the so-called Keating 5 scandal. "The Vietnamese," he would say, "didn't question my honor."

Lincoln's collapse, the biggest of many savings and loan failures, cost taxpayers $2.6 billion. Keating spent four years in jail, before his sentence was overturned on a technicality, and the Keating 5, as the senators came to be known, lived under an ethical cloud for years.


Isn't the public calling for the heads of those costing the tax payers money even if no laws were broken? Don't they want the greedy just for being greedy and thinking of their own gain and not Country First?
Nah no big thing at all
This will prove to be a no traction issue, easily cancelled out by Obama mortgage "interest rate gift" and his property deal with Rezko.

Current finance problem attempted to be addressed by McCain, Hagel, Dole and Sununu, but blocked by Frank and Dodd. This is all going to get very clear over the next week or so.


New Agency Proposed to Oversee Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae - New York Times
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:42 PM
 
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Let it all come out. Obama can try the Keating Five, Mac has Rezko, Ayers, Wright, Pfleger and the rest of Obama's friends and terrorist sympathizers.
We shall see, sanrene. We shall see. You know less than you think you do.
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