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Never Normal

Editor’s note: The majority of us here at Liberal Resistance regard John McCain as a good and honorable man—particularly in contrast to Donald Trump. But, it is important to note that there is another viewpoint, one also represented among our writers, which sees him as being basically indistinguishable from Trump. Among those of us who…

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Fox Had to Disable Comments After John McCain’s Death

It is odd that we are still talking about John McCain, even now, some time after his death. Normally, a celebrity or political figure dies, is briefly mourned, and is then forgotten in a week or so. But not McCain, both because of his genuine greatness, but also because of the quality of his enemies.…

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Joe Biden’s Tribute to John McCain

If you didn’t see it on Thursday, do check out Joe Biden’s tribute to the late, great John McCain. It is powerful, moving, and will quite likely bring a tear to your eye. It will also make you weep when you think of all that we have lost, in this age when Bidens and McCains…

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McCain Insults 45 One More Delicious Time

Give it to John McCain, he knew how to stick a pin into a narcissistic bully…specifically, into der Drumpf. Even at his last, the good Senator gave 45 a burn of the finest kind. Among many other things, he selected a Russian dissident as one of his pallbearers — specifically, Vladimir Kara-Murza, a brave Putin…

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John McCain’s Final Message…Never Quit and Never Surrender

…To the Russians and Trump                                    By Marc Keyser, TheResistance.blog In his last words to the American people, John McCain wanted us all to remember that we are Americans and we don’t quit or surrender to Trump and the Russians who control him. Donald Trump is coming off his worst week in office… and it’s…

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How The AZ GOP’s Changed …For The Worse

This isn’t your father’s Republican Party. Or your mother’s. Or your grandparents’. This is a whole new and hideous animal. And nothing proves that more than the death of the late, great Senator John McCain of Arizona. To understand that, consider a recent piece in the Washington Post, In most of the country, McCain is…

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Sarah Palin: A Space Idiocy

So we learned recently that the late Senator John McCain was not even in his grave before Sarah Palin, his one time running mate, had already begun to take pot shots at the man. In fact, according to Stephanie Mencimer, writing in Mother Jones, Palin has not so much mourned the Senator’s death as celebrated…

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Trumpsters Say McCain’s Cancer A Hoax

Is this possible? Is it really possible? Is it possible that Trump supporters could be so idiotic? Apparently so. For it seems they are saying that John McCain’s brain cancer was a hoax, and his death all part of a vast conspiracy against real Americans. No. Really. They are saying exactly that. Writing in the…

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Petty Spite

Editor’s note: since this article was posted, the White House has returned the flags to half-mast, apparently in response to a massive protest from many quarters. Which does not alter the fact that 45 is petty and mean.   We learned today that the flags at the White House have been returned to full staff…

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What is Most Tragic? What is Most Absurd?

What is the most tragic about the death of John McCain? What is the most absurd? Is it that McCain, that great American had to specify that he did not want Donald Trump at his funeral? That he had to bar that deplorable little man from his last moment on earth? And that, in the…

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