John McCain - PassPorter - A Community of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and General Travel Forums
PassPorter.com
Award-winning travel guidebooks

   guidebooks   |   news   |   podcasts   |   boards   |   blog   |   worksheets   |   photos   |   articles   |   updates   |   register   |   follow us on


Go Back   PassPorter - A Community of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and General Travel Forums > PassPorter Villa: Sharing the Fun Together > The Family Room: Family and Friends
Register


Welcome! We're happy you've found the PassPorter Community -- the friendliest place to plan your vacation to Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland, and the world in general! You are now viewing the PassPorter Message Board Community as a guest, which gives you limited access. As our guest, feel free to browse our messages by selecting the forum you want to visit from the list below.

To post messages and ask questions, join our FREE community today and you'll get access to tools and resources not available to guests, such as our vacation countown timers, "living" avatars, private messaging system, database searches, downloads, and a special PassPorter discount code. Registration is fast, simple, and completely free. Just click the Join Our Community link.

If you think you've already joined, log in below now. If you don't remember your member name or password, please visit our Member Name and Password Recovery page. You are also welcome to contact us.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-01-2018, 08:08 AM   #1
joelsmom
Community Rank: Trailblazer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 5,223

Post Thanks / Like
John McCain

I know he wasn’t technically our family or friend, but I wanted to take a moment to express my deep appreciation for Senator McCain. These past few days have so highlighted his life and representation of service, respect, dignity, and inclusiveness.

I appreciate the honor shown him this week, and now I just hope and pray that his passing might somehow spur a rejuvenation of cooperation and respect in American politics. I have heard a lot of people say that the likes of him are now gone from Congress, I really hope that is not true. I believe that his memorial plans are designed to show that our country is bigger than one man, that whole is stronger than division.

John McCain’s life was well-lived. I know that this nation has more people of great character who should and do live lives of service. In the days, weeks, months, and years to come, may they find wisdom to govern well and for the people.
__________________
Susan
My Countdown Counting down to: Dreaming of a Disney Christmas 2019
431 days, 22 hours, 7 minutes
My Previous TripsDL off-site June 1979, WDW off-site Sept 1985, All-Star Movies May 2002, All-Star Music June 2007, All-Star Sports May 2009, Pop Century June 2010, Coronado Springs October 2011, All-Star Sports May/June 2012, Pop Century May/June 2013, All-Star Movies October 2013, Tropicana Inn at Disneyland Resort June 2014, All-Star Music May 2015, All-Star Sports June 2016, All-Star Movies October 2016, Pop Century May/June 2017, All-Star Sports March 2018
joelsmom is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2018, 08:52 AM   #2
lovewdw2
Community Rank: Jetsetter
 
lovewdw2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Pa
Posts: 2,384

Post Thanks / Like
I agree watching the news of John McCain's death and the Life he had before becoming a senator. I did not know that he was a POW for 5 years. And he planned his funeral prior to his dying from brain cancer.


I give this man alot of credit.... I am a Democrat and his is a Republican, but to me the person is more important and not what party. I just hope our Country can be strong and keep going even with those that are higher up are making decisions that will make us stronger.
__________________
Kate in PA
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them- Walt Disney
My Countdown Counting down to: Disney + Birthday = Can't Wait!
236 days, 4 hours, 7 minutes
My Previous Trips1994 Dixie Landings, 1998 All Star Music, 2000 All Star Movies, 2002 Contemporary, 2003 Caribbean Beach, 2004 Outside WDW, 2005 Caribbean Beach, 2006 All Star Sports, 2007 Coronado Springs, 2008 Beach Club, 2012 Wilderness Lodge, 2013 Port Orleans Riverside, 2014 Caribbean Beach, 2015 Boardwalk Inn, 2015 Pop Century, 2016 Disneyland, 2017 Port Orleans French Quarter, 2018 Boardwalk Inn, 2018 All Star Music!
lovewdw2 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2018, 09:12 AM   #3
JoanneS
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Peterborough, NH
Concierge Level: 6
Posts: 10,965

Post Thanks / Like
Its a tragic loss for our country. He deserves all the respect we can offer. RIP
__________________


Rico: He's not a mutt, he's a "Designer Breed."
My Countdown Counting down to: Its all about the Food and Wine
Tasting it All
My Previous TripsWDW Nov 1987, offsite WDW-April 2007, AS-Movies WDW-Dec. 2007, Contemporary WDW-Jan. 2009, Caribbean Beach WDW-April 2009, AS-Music Family Suites WDW-Dec. 2009, Port Orleans French Quarter WDW-May 2010, Boardwalk Inn WDW-Nov. 2010, Animal Kingdom Lodge WDW-Jan. 2011, Port Orleans Riverside/Polynesian WDW-Oct. 2011, Pop Century WDW - Jan. 2012, Wilderness Lodge WDW - Jan. 2013, Art of Animation and Yacht Club WDW - Oct. 2013, Coronado Springs WDW- Jan. 2014, All Star Sports WDW - Jan. 2015, Grand Floridian WDW - Dec. 2015, Beach Club Resort
JoanneS is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2018, 09:38 AM   #4
joelsmom
Community Rank: Trailblazer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 5,223

Post Thanks / Like
As I sit here watching the service at the National Cathedral, I just need to say that the speech given by Meghan McCain must rank among the most outstanding tributes ever uttered. Wow!
__________________
Susan
My Countdown Counting down to: Dreaming of a Disney Christmas 2019
431 days, 22 hours, 7 minutes
My Previous TripsDL off-site June 1979, WDW off-site Sept 1985, All-Star Movies May 2002, All-Star Music June 2007, All-Star Sports May 2009, Pop Century June 2010, Coronado Springs October 2011, All-Star Sports May/June 2012, Pop Century May/June 2013, All-Star Movies October 2013, Tropicana Inn at Disneyland Resort June 2014, All-Star Music May 2015, All-Star Sports June 2016, All-Star Movies October 2016, Pop Century May/June 2017, All-Star Sports March 2018
joelsmom is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2018, 09:49 AM   #5
Her Dotness
Community Rank: Explorer
 
Her Dotness's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: St. Louis, Missouri suburb
Concierge Level: 3
Posts: 11,303

Post Thanks / Like
I think what impressed me most about Sen. McCain’s funeral plans was his asking former presidents Bush and Obama to speak at his funeral service.

To ask the two men who defeated you for the highest office in this land takes a humility few politicians can muster.

And, perhaps, his doing so was yet another quite human bit of spitefulness directed at the current occupant of the White House. As has been said, Sen. McCain was a scrapper who couldn’t resist a zinger every now and then.

May his example inspire us all to be better people even though there will be times when we simply can’t resist our less noble impulses. Our nature is a mixed bag after all. I can’t help thinking there’s something endearing about that.
__________________
“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” —Winnie-the-Pooh
My Countdown Counting down to: Our Happiest Place for Mickey’s and my birthday—again!
48 days, 10 hours, 7 minutes
My Previous TripsWDW 10/2017--VGF; WDW 12/2015--GF; WDW 11/2014--WL; WDW 11/2013--GF; WDW 1/2010--GF; WDW 7/2004--CR Tower /// DH to WDW several times in the 1970's & 1984; Me DL 1969.
Her Dotness is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2018, 11:50 AM   #6
MichaelF
Community Rank: Explorer
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 7,860

Post Thanks / Like
Probably like everything else, politics have changed over the last few years, and not of the better. Everything is done along party lines. As much I disagreed with many of his positions, McCain was not afraid to work across party lines if it helped his cause. Its too bad politicians won't do the same today if it benefits the country.
MichaelF is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RIP John Lennon emtpej The Library: Books, TV, Movies, and Music 12 12-08-2008 07:45 PM
I met John Heffron! Marty Mouse The Sunroom: Fun, Games, and Chat 8 08-23-2004 11:51 AM
St John's Debbiegg Planning Your Disney Cruise Voyage 2 03-06-2003 07:18 AM
John Doe HiddenMickey The Library: Books, TV, Movies, and Music 6 10-27-2002 08:26 PM














Please login or register to hide these ads -- it's free and easy!

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:52 AM.

-->

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.4.0 Patch Level 1 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
(c) 1998-2017 PassPorter Travel Press/MediaMarx, Inc.
Celebrating 19 Years of Making Dreams Come True
Ad Management plugin by RedTyger