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Is this the man you want for President? Why would anybody for someone like that?

1.John McCain voted against establishing a national holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Now he says his position has “evolved,” yet he’s continued to oppose key civil rights laws.1
2. According to Bloomberg News, McCain is more hawkish than Bush on Iraq, Russia and China. Conservative columnist Pat Buchanan says McCain “will make Cheney look like Gandhi.
3. His reputation is built on his opposition to torture, but McCain voted against a bill to ban waterboarding, and then applauded President Bush for vetoing that ban.
4. McCain opposes a woman’s right to choose. He said, “I do not support Roe versus Wade. It should be overturned.”
5. The Children’s Defense Fund rated McCain as the worst senator in Congress for children. He voted against the children’s health care bill last year, then defended Bush’s veto of the bill.
6. He’s one of the richest people in a Senate filled with millionaires. The Associated Press reports he and his wife own at least eight homes! Yet McCain says the solution to the housing crisis is for people facing foreclosure to get a “second job” and skip their vacations.
7.Many of McCain’s fellow Republican senators say he’s too reckless to be commander in chief. One Republican senator said: “The thought of his being president sends a cold chill down my spine. He’s erratic. He’s hotheaded. He loses his temper and he worries me.”
8. McCain talks a lot about taking on special interests, but his campaign manager and top advisers are actually lobbyists. The government watchdog group Public Citizen says McCain has 59 lobbyists raising money for his campaign, more than any of the other presidential candidates.
9. McCain has sought closer ties to the extreme religious right in recent years. The pastor McCain calls his “spiritual guide,” Rod Parsley, believes America’s founding mission is to destroy Islam, which he calls a “false religion.” McCain sought the political support of right-wing preacher John Hagee, who believes Hurricane Katrina was God’s punishment for gay rights and called the Catholic Church “the Antichrist” and a “false cult.”
10. He positions himself as pro-environment, but he scored a 0–yes, zero–from the League of Conservation Voters last year.10
http://pol.moveon.org/mccain10/email.html
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26 COMMENTS

  1. I think the source you have chosen to quote exempts you from any intelligent responses from anyone on here with a brain. MoveOn.org is probably the most radical and most bigoted activist group in the history of America, even more so than the KKK and the Nation of Islam.

  2. moveon.org is your source for infor about McCain when they have lied so often in the past about Gore and Kerry’s records on countless issues?
    I think you must be stuck on stupid or you were born that way. And it is not your fault. Either way, I feel sorry for you LOL

  3. Nope.
    Why would someone? I’m not sure.
    But I can only speak for myself and say that I don’t want McCain because I feel he’ll be a continuation of the same.

  4. Anyone that the communist America haters at moveon.org hate is the best candidate to me!
    The best possible endorsement, since they advocate only that which will ruin the country. If they hate him that much he will do a super job as President!

  5. I’m curious why the Iraq war is even an issue when it comes to deciding between Obama and McCain, when Obama is FOR wars, and believes Bush did not use the correct strategy when invading Iraq and removing Huessin. I do believe that Obama felt we should have stayed in Afghanistan and bombed the heck out of Pakistan. If you do some research, you will find a speech he gave before the CFR, where he states his plan to invade Pakistan and continue the war in Afghanistan. So, sure Obama is against the war in Iraq, but that doesn’t make him any less of a war supporter than McCain.

  6. I think there was a question in there somewhere. Was it do I want this person for a President?
    I wouldn’t hire him to haul my trash! I wouldn’t want him that close to my home!

  7. Many of your supposed facts are WRONG.If your looking for facts on candidates you really ought to try some links that provide unbiased facts, not one thats only purpose is to discredit republicans with fact or fiction.Alot of the things being presented as facts are half truths.Some not true at all.

  8. If you want real change…something outside of the normal way things are run in Washington, you have no other choice but to vote for Bob Barr. Obama is not for change. We already know what Socialism does to a country. No need to experiment with it here.

  9. I do not care for John McCain as President. However I will vote for him, because Barack Obama is wrong for this country, and quite frankly, should never have gotten this far in the election process. The only reason he has is because the mainstream media has propped him up and continues to do so.

  10. Look I hate McCain but do your homework, get rid of the crap that is stupid, and concentrate on the real facts. No one cares here what is score of the League of Conservation Voters is or the Children’s Defense fund or Bloomberg says or that he is against abortion rights. You might instead talk about the Disabled Veterans of America giving him a low score. And to punish him by saying he is a millionaire is childish rant. #7 is equally foolish – the voice of one senator backing up a point about ‘senators’. Prove the recklessness – some people look at ditching 5 planes. And what civil rights law is he against?
    The only good thing there is the reference to torture. The lobbyist and Religion thing is good, but it needs more specific evidence.

  11. I dont know how true of what you posted is…however, I will tell you, #4 is my main concern. He has stated, and I have been witnessed to his statements about being pro-life and the efforts he will make to take Women’s Rights away. Any president who takes away a civil right is NOT a president I want.
    Also, McCain was on The View not long ago and Whoopie Goldberg asked him why he had a change of heart about the whole MLK Jr. Holiday, he didnt even answer the question…he didnt even make sense. I don’t trust the guy.
    EDIT: Why did I get a thumbs down…is #1 and 4 not true??? Was it because I said I don’t trust the guy? I dont trust ANY politician….please people…look at facts stop sniffing political a s s.

  12. 1. What other key civil rights laws does McCain oppose? Gay Marriage? He gave almost the exact same answer Obama did on that subject.
    2. McCain believes is standing up to our enemies and evil. I’m OK with that. The question is, why aren’t you?
    3. McCain still opposes torture. He applauded Bush for vetoing an anti-torture bill? I’d like to see that! Perhaps the torture thing was one small part of a much bigger bill that needed to be vetoed?
    4. McCain believes an unborn baby is a life worth protecting. Abortion is not one of my pushbutton issues, but I’m OK with that stance.
    5. By voting against Children’s Health Care, are we talking about S-CHIP? Because that bill was to expand gov’t funded children’s healthcare for families that could already afford it. Again, I’m OK with that stance.
    6. So what if he’s rich. Are the Obama’s paupers? Were you singing the wealthy argument last election against Kerry? Be honest. As for foreclosures, maybe he’s trying to encourage people to be a little more responsible. Besides, if you’ll go to McCain’s web site, you’ll see he’s advocating help for those with housing problems.
    7. And the thought of a weak commander-in-chief Obama sends chills down my spine. We saw how well a weak CIC works out when Carter was President.
    8. McCain was a key author of, and instrumental in passing the McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform law. While I didn’t really favor the law, it shows he has tried to take on special interests and minimize their role in national politics.
    9. Hardly the same as Obama’s preacher problems. These people you mention are people that McCain has had dealings with, and doesn’t necessarily believe in everything they say. Obama on the other hand has had a radical preacher as a family friend and mentor for 20 years. McCain’s problems in this area are not even in the same league as Obama.
    10. Yet another plus. McCain is a firm believer in global warming. Yet another issue I part ways with him. Can’t win’em all.

  13. It is unbelievable how any sane, peace-loving individual could possibly vote for this man!! Don’t worry though, there’s no way in the world that a majority of Americans could be that ignorant. I have faith in my fellow Americans!

  14. Yes I want McCain for president. You really used moveon.org for a reference. That’s like using Obama’s website to prove something he said is right. All that would prove was he said it.

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