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Mccain Terrorism

Sam Stein

McCain: Brennan Has No More Use At Current Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Add another name to the list of Republican lawmakers who think homeland security adviser John Brennan should step down from his post in the Obama admi...

Terrorism: Some Definitions

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Ayers

With the election over, I wonder if we can draw down the rhetoric a bit. Let's begin with a definition of terrorism.

I Helped Pay for That, Too, Senator McCain

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

Yes. I helped pay for that extravagant half-hour Obama commercial. I contribute as much as I can afford.

Sam Stein

McCain Surrogate: Al Qaeda Blogger Using Reverse Psychology | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign blasted back against a story in today's Washington Post reporting that an al-Qaeda official in a "commentary posted Monday on the ...

McCain Advised Ultra-Right Group Tied to Death Squads

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chip Berlet

In the era of the U.S. government's covert wars in Central America, McCain was on the board of the Council for World Freedom, a group that included anti-Semites and neo-Nazis and that was at the heart of the Iran-Contra scandal.

Sam Stein

Paterson: McCain Camp's 'Terrorist' Attacks Are A Dangerous Low | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. David Paterson said the McCain campaign has crossed an emotional and political line by claiming Barack Obama "pals around" with terrorists. "We ...

John McCain And GOP Say Most Americans Are Cowards

Bob Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Geiger

A new poll reveals who, between Obama and McCain, we would rather watch a football game with and, as a slightly more dignified follow-up, who would we choose to be our child's teacher.

The Candidates' Idiotic Debate Over War On Terror

Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lionel Beehner

Is the war on terror winnable using traditional law-enforcement tools, or does it require manlier military means?

Sam Stein

Obama Aides Won't Call For Charlie Black's Firing | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Surrogates to Barack Obama derided, on Tuesday, remarks from a top aide to the McCain campaign claiming that a terrorist attack would benefit his cand...

McCain Adviser: Another Attack on U.S. Would Be "Big Advantage" For McCain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***READ BELOW FOR UPDATES - McCain's response, Black's Apology, Obama's Response*** Fortune Magazine is running a profile on John McCain titled, "The...

Sam Stein

Rudy Has Little Bite As McCain's Newest Attack Dog | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rudy Giuliani took to the role of McCain attack dog and terrorism expert on a conference call with reporters on Wednesday, pleading for a civil discou...

Sam Stein

McCain Recycles Bush Talking Points To Hit Obama On Terrorism | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain and his aides took a fairly sharp jab at Barack Obama on Tuesday, accusing the presumptive Democratic nominee of downplaying the threat of...

Sam Stein

McCain Repeats Iran-Al Qaeda Gaffe Yet Again | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain has done it again. For the third time in two days, the Arizona Republican has pushed the definitively false statement that the terr...