McCain turns down FEC matching funds

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    The "rest of the story" (not printed in this article) is that "someone", and I DO say that with as much scorn as possible, wants an investigation to see if McCain violated the law by turning down the funds.

    Not naming names because I didn't catch who on the news. Of course, I could have just titled the thread as rayboy would: "Bush and Cheney Try to Fuck Over McCain". After all, it HAS to be THEIR fault.

    GMAFB, huh?:eusa_eh:
     
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    Are you talking about the Push Polling they did in the 2000 election, or are you just pissing into the wind again, Gunny.

    I also believe when he was short on funds he said he would take these funds.
    Now it's okay.

    For someone who is not a Bush supporter, you sure seem to disagree with those who don't like him. How, many criticisms of Retired have you posted on his hate for liberals?
     
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    I consider gunny and retired to be the same poster under different names. No reason to think otherwise.
     
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    Could it be that you left out a crucial bit?

    You know, the bit about how John McCain now wants to turn down public funds after he took out a loan with the public funds as collateral?

    But I guess if you included all the facts people might come to the "wrong" conclusion, eh?
     
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    I was under the impression he wasn't able to do this.
     
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    No... he can't because once you sign the contract and benefit from the funds, you have to live with the limitations.

    This is just a way for him to benefit from the money, since it kept him afloat when he needed it, but now he doesn't want to live with the spending limits.
     
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    Its a bit unclear, but it seems like its probably illegal. Only problem is the FEC can't rule on the illegality since there are only 2 members.

    Of course on the other side they can't rule on the legality either and approve McCains withdrawal since there are only 2 members.
     
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    Dude, do you need some meds, or what? What's Bush got to do with this thread? Note: It says "McCain" in the subject line. Hello?

    Now let's try and go through this slowly for the comprehension-impaired:

    Did I not state that I was not naming any names because I didn't know who was doing it? This is where you nod your head and say, "Yes, you did."

    I caught it on the news before work and found an article that doesn't say much. Did I post that? This is where you nod your head again.

    Now I don't give a rat's ass if it's BUSH himself calling for the inverstigation I think it's stupid. I believe I stated something to that effect as well.

    Go sit in the fucking corner until you can get some oxygen into that petrified brain of yours.
     
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    Then you're dumber than your avatar looks.
     
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    What's to include or not include? Is there not a link posted to the article? Does it state in that article that McCain took out a loan with the public funds as collateral?

    I think it does not. How do you propose I include information in an article copyrighted by CNN?

    That's additional information. Got something to corroborate it? Like a link?
     

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