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John McCain, Old as "The Hills"

4/5/2008 11:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Think about it. John McCain getting bitch slapped by Hillary because he's having a secret affair with Senate hottie Barbara Boxer.
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The VP of entertainment at Heavy.com knows a good idea when he sees one. He sent over-the-hill candidate John McCain this letter, offering him the starring role in the geriatric version of "The Hills" -- cleverly titled ... drum roll ... "Over the Hills." John would play the AARP-version of woman-slayer Brody Jenner.

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todd lissner anti adult anti wholesomeness activist-----(kadintodd2@aol.com)    

sing:'hes bringin gerry back...hes so old he could have a hart attack his republican values r outta whack he wouldnt remember how 2 get 2 the studio and thatz a fact!!1"i think its kinda a good idea though itd be fun 2 laugh at sort of like laughing at george w only hiz being president aint funny lol.

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Highlander    

This guy has more honor in his pinky finger that Both Clintons and Obama have together in their whole bodies. While Wille Clinton was off avading the draft this guy stayed 5 and half years in an NVA POW camp. The NVA offered to realese him and said not unless all the men are released. Some like Obama can talk the talk but this guy has walked the walk in a major way. He did what many of us would like to think we would do but few would. An old hero is better than no hero at all.Ever notice the way he holds his arm. He got that so your sorry ass could write crap like this in freedom.

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Robert    

Throughout his public career, John McCain has been a leader in the most critical issues facing our country. He has waged a determined and often solitary campaign against pork barrel spending, fighting for ten years to pass a line item veto. He has been a persistent proponent of lower taxes, genuine deregulation and free trade. He has become one of Congress' most respected voices for a strong national defense, and for sound foreign policy and is considered one of the leading defenders of the rights of Native Americans .

John McCain has been an outspoken advocate for the reform of government institutions, and has fought and won to change a campaign finance system that favors the interests of a special few over the needs of the majority. Recently, millions of Americans rallied to John McCain's campaign for the presidency and to his cause of reforming the institutions of government and were inspired to fight for causes greater than their self interests.

John McCain was first elected to represent the state of Arizona in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982. As a longtime admirer of Ronald Reagan, McCain was an early foot soldier in the Reagan Revolution. He served two terms in the House before being elected to the Senate in 1985. He was re-elected to a third Senate term in November 1998. In that election, he received nearly 70% of the vote, a total which included 65% of the women's vote, 55% of the Hispanic vote, and even 40% of the Democrats.

Senator McCain is Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, and has in that capacity become a recognized leader on telecommunications and aviation issues, stressing the need to promote competition and government deregulation in the industries that are so important to the growth of our economy.

Senator McCain has received numerous awards from taxpayer and foreign policy organizations for his distinguished public service and conservative leadership. In 1997, he was named one of the "25 Most Influential People in America" by Time magazine.

The son and grandson of prominent Navy admirals, John McCain was born in the Panama Canal Zone in 1936. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1958, McCain began a twenty-two year career as a naval aviator. In 1967, he was shot down over Vietnam and held as a prisoner-of-war in Hanoi for five and a half years (1967-1973), much of it in solitary confinement. He retired from the Navy as a Captain in 1981. McCain's naval honors include the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

John McCain tells what he learned about life and honor from his father and grandfather, both four-star admirals in the U.S. Navy, in his best-selling family memoir, "Faith of My Fathers." The book, detailing McCain's early life and military career, spent 24 weeks on the New York Times "Best Sellers" list.

Senator McCain has seven children and four grandchildren. He and his wife, Cindy, reside in Phoenix.


John McCain's 5 1/2 years of captivity in North Vietnam were divided into two phases. Early on, this son and grandson of high-ranking Naval officers was accorded relatively privileged status. Then he refused early release--which he saw as a public relations stunt by his captors--insisting that POWs held longer than him should be granted their freedom first. Thereafter, McCain was treated much more severely, but he also had an opportunity to bond with his fellow prisoners. Those experiences strengthened his resolve and eased his transition back into civilian life.

Lt. Comdr. John S. McCain III April 24, 1973





John McCain: Experiencing War - Library of Congress Video Interview


U.S. Navy Lt. Commander. John McCain (now a US Senator) suffered severe injuries in 1967 from bailing out of his A-4 over Hanoi and being beaten by a mob. A prize hostage because of his prominent father, he rejected offers of quick repatriation.

A Pentagon study provides new details--about bravery, torture, and endurance

--on the experience of American POWs in Vietnam .


Senator John McCain and his son Jack paid a visit in April 2000 to what remains of the Hanoi Hilton. "It's always interesting for me to be back here and show my son the place where I lived for a long time," he said.

HANOI, Vietnam, April 26, 2000 -- As he strode through the shadowy hallways and incongruously sunny courtyards, gesturing here, pointing to a detail there, Senator John McCain might have been a father showing his son his alma mater.

Except the landmarks on this tour were dank cells like the one where Mr. McCain spent two years in solitary confinement, and leg irons, which he once wore as a punishment for insulting the guards.

"It's always interesting for me to be back here and show my son the place where I lived for a long time," the Arizona Republican said a

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Spell Check.    

The last time McCain watched "The Hills", I was coming down with two tablets.

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truthhurts    

I guess R E S P E C T is from my generation. don't see much of it among the youngsters these days. Sad indeed.

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Robert    

HONOR AND INTEGRITY, IT'S ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS WE LEARN ABOUT OUR SELFS IN BOOT CAMP.

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Carrie    

McPain McCain would be more of the same that we've had for 8 years.
He is damaged goods and a loose cannon who will keep our soldiers dying in idiotic wars.

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Robert    

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Helen    

Hey Carrie, would you rather wait until the terrorists kill you or your parents or your grandmother, little sister, boyfriend? You are a good example of why women shouldn't be involved in politics. You have no idea what sacrifice means and couldn't care less about our country. I'd like to see all women put through basic training and sent off to fight with the men so they can learn what it is like to be responsible for keeping our country strong and safe. It's time women learned to look beyond their own selfish needs and actually took some interest in this country. I bet you don't know anything about the war in Iraq, you're just parroting others because you think it's cool to be antiwar. Would you like to join the 12 M Iraqi women who weren't even allowed outside without their faces covered? Maybe you'd like to be one of the many women kidnapped, raped, and killed by Saddam and his cronies? Or maybe you would like to be one of the Jews that was exterminated by Hitler because people like you kept us from getting into WWII until it was too late to save them?

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