John McCain

Joe the Plumber: McCain screwed up my life

Joe the Plumber is no longer a fan of either Sarah Palin or John McCain, it seems. Joe, also known as Sam Wurzelbacher, told an audience in Pennsylvania this week that McCain "is no public servant."

"McCain was trying to use me," Wurzelbacher said, according to public radio correspondent Scott Detrow. "I happened to be the face of middle Americans. It was a ploy.”

Hmmm....really? We told you that like a year & a half ago.

Troy Neff Show: Part 2 - Be Careful What You Wish For...

This is the fourth and final round-table after President-elect Barack Obama addressed the nation after Arizona Sen. John McCain conceded the election.

Troy Neff on BlogTv

McCain on SNL

I don't know if you have seen or not, but John McCain was on SNL and actually he did more than what any candidate has done. Unlike when Sarah was there, I think they were making fun of her, John McCain was funny and really said a lot and the skits did not make fun of him. I am sure that I will post the video when it is online.

Democrats and Republicans are looking for Joe the Plumbers

McCain:

Are you "Joe the Plumber"?

Tell us your "Joe the Plumber" story for a chance to hit the road on the Ohio Victory 2008 Tour Bus in support of John McCain, Sarah Palin and lower taxes on families and small businesses in Ohio.

Woman beat and mutilated because she supported McCain

The thugocracy comment continues to gather steam:

Police spokeswoman Diane Richard said the robber took $60 from Todd, then became angry when he saw a McCain bumper sticker on the victim's car. The attacker then punched and kicked the victim, before using the knife to scratch the letter "B" into her face, Richard said.

http://www.thepittsburghchannel.com/news/17789356/detail.html

Al-Qaeda supports McCain

Al-Qaeda is watching the U.S. stock market's downward slide with something akin to jubilation, with its leaders hailing the financial crisis as a vindication of its strategy of crippling America's economy through endless, costly foreign wars against Islamist insurgents.

McCain reminds Biden he's been tested in crisis

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Republican John McCain told voters in this key electoral state Tuesday he was personally tested by the same kind of crisis that Democratic vice presidential nominee Joseph Biden warned Barack Obama will almost certainly face if elected president.

Russian UN mission gets letter from McCain seeking election cash

Russia's permanent mission to the UN has received a letter from U.S. Republican presidential candidate John McCain asking for financial support of his election campaign, the mission said in a statement on Monday.

Better late than never

Kudos for John McCain for...finally...putting the leash on his mad-dog supporters at his rallies. Now if only his running mate can follow suit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OchTrAHmGUA

McCain didn’t report ties to Contra group

As a freshman congressman in the early 1980s, John McCain did not disclose his connections to a controversial group that was implicated in a secretive plot to supply arms to Nicaraguan militia groups during the Iran-Contra affair.

McCain mortgage plan shifts costs to taxpayers

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Under a mortgage rescue plan announced at the debate Tuesday night by Senator John McCain, much of the burden of paying to keep troubled borrowers in their homes will shift to taxpayers.

The Truth About Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin's credentials as a "reformer" are nothing but spin. She has sided with Big Oil, lobbied to increase pork spending and abused her public power to carry out personal vendettas. Here's a guide to separating myth from fact.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/story/23140513/the_truth_about_sara...


Muslim Children Gassed at Dayton Mosque After "Obsession" DVD Hits Ohio

Muslim Children Gassed at Dayton Mosque After "Obsession" DVD Hits Ohio
by Chris Rodda
Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 08:50:29 PM PDT
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/9/28/203016/697/536/613742

(From the diaries -- kos)

Fact checking the first presidential debate

WASHINGTON - Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain stretched the facts in accusing each other of kowtowing to the oil industry and sprinkled other dubious assertions across the landscape of public policy in their first presidential debate.

Biden misleads with accusation of tax increase

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden charged Thursday during a campaign stop in Pennsylvania that John McCain's tax proposals for health insurance would be "the largest tax increase in the history of America for the middle class." He was wrong.

McCain: Deregulate healthcare like banking

Interesting info on Paul Krugman's blog:

"OK, a correspondent directs me to John McCain’s article, Better Health Care at Lower Cost for Every American, in the Sept./Oct. issue of Contingencies, the magazine of the American Academy of Actuaries. You might want to be seated before reading this.

Balanced: McCain has 6pt lead over Obama in Ohio - Counterpoint but not every poll

chrismyers (me) posted:
In the battle for Ohio’s 20 electoral votes, Republican presidential nominee John McCain holds a 48 percent to 42 percent lead over Democratic opponent Barack Obama — but with lots of time left in a volatile race, according to the first Ohio Newspaper Poll.

McCain pledges loan support for automakers

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michigan’s image as the world’s automotive capital can be restored under a John McCain presidency, he said yesterday at a campaign rally with running mate Sarah Palin.

Mr. McCain, who visited a Detroit-area General Motors Corp. plant earlier in the day, pledged his support for a loan package for domestic automakers he’d previously looked at with a skeptical eye.

Balanced: McCain taxes on middle class or Tax credits at heart of McCain's health care proposal

Since PinkSlip is incapable of being fair, this is what will now happen on postings that get out of control. I will force fairness by taking them over and putting in both sides of the debate, so you can decide what you want about the post. Unlike others on this site, I am not afraid of you seeing both sides of the debate.
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From PInkSlip:

Even GOP says McCain must accept earmarks

Out on the stump, John McCain gets wild applause each time he promises as president to veto every spending bill that contains an earmark.

But McCain will find it almost impossible to live up to his vow, and gridlock would result if Congress refused to go along with such an executive branch power grab.

And that’s what members of McCain’s own party are saying.

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