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Old 08-25-2018, 04:37 PM
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Senator John McCain passed away today at 81.
A former Naval officer and Pilot, POW and Senator and one time presidential nominee.
Always a dignified gentlemen and a true American hero.
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A decent gentleman. I didn't always agree with his views, but at least he stood behind them.
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Today America lost one if it's true heroes, a man of great integrity, a voice of moderation, a fine statesman, a fine example of civility and a gentleman. Senator John McCain will be greatly missed.

While I didn't agree with some of his political positions, I have and always had a great deal of respect for him. I wish the example that he set wasn't lost on today's politicians.

Senator McCain, rest in peace.

John McCain's obituary from the New York Times:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/25/o...gtype=Homepage
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I wish the rest of the Senate would be willing to cross the isle like he did. Maybe they would get something done.
A great man, a patriot, and an unselfish American.
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Quite a man. To come back from what he endured in Vietnam, for so many years. To lead a public life, with all its accolades and pitfalls.

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He was a political titan and endured 5 years as a POW. I have always respected him even if I sometimes didn't agree with his policies.

What a legacy of selfless service he'll leave behind as a Naval Academy graduate, Naval Aviator, POW, Senator, and Presidential candidate. May he rest in peace.
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RIP Mr.McCain.
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People die all the time but his death affects my thoughts more than any music stars ever could. He was born on August 29, 1936. He was 4 days away from his 82nd birthday. I hope he passed without pain. He surely deserved that after being a POW for 5 -1/2 years.

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Originally Posted by ralper View Post
Today America lost one if it's true heroes, a man of great integrity, a voice of moderation, a fine statesman, a fine example of civility and a gentleman. Senator John McCain will be greatly missed.

While I didn't agree with some of his political positions, I have and always had a great deal of respect for him. I wish the example that he set wasn't lost on today's politicians.

Senator McCain, rest in peace.

John McCain's obituary from the New York Times:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/25/o...gtype=Homepage
I have nothing to add. Well said Rob. RIP MR. American.
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The average integrity score for the U.S. Senate took a big hit yesterday. The country has lost a true statesman.
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