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All In the "McCain" Family

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“Boy da way Glenn Miller played,”
“Songs I’ve heard on my I-pod today”
“Gee, those S&L’s were great”

“Those were the days!”

“Didn’t need no welfare state!”
“Enron contributions pulled the weight.”
“Gee my Exxon stock did great!”

“Those were the days!”

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“And you knew who Jews were then!”
“Girls was girls and Larry Craig just friends”
“Mr. we could use a man like W in there again (piano trill) Me!
“Everybody seemed content, no unhappy lobbyists”

“Those were the days!!”

Our scene opens with the McCain family at their one-story, 10,000 square foot brownstone outside of Phoenix. Johnny enters through the front door and puts his hat and coat on the rack and sits down in his chair.

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“Cindy! I’m home.”

Cindy runs through the kitchen door to greet him. “How was your job today, Johnny?”

“It was terrible, Cindy. Bring me a beer, huh?”

“I’ll bring it to you right away, Johnny!”

She runs from the room and returns with a Budweiser. “Oh Jeez, Cindy, just cause your old man owns part of the company and made us wealthy don’t mean that I want to drink that swill. Bring me a Heineken, hell they's gonna buy us out anyway, filthy Krauts!”

“No, Johnny, it’s the Belgians that are going to buy us out!”

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“Well, they's the Krauts neighbors, ain’t they?”

She returns with the Heineken. “Here you go, Johnny.”

“The opener, Cindy? The opener? Oh jeez, I’m an injured war hero here and I gotta open my own beer here? Huh!”

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