McCain supporter! Defend this.?

How can you support somebody like this that does not support the troops and votes like this?

September 2007: McCain voted against the Webb amendment calling for adequate troop rest between deployments.

July 2007: McCain voted against a plan to drawdown troop levels in Iraq. At the time, an ABC poll found that 63% thought the invasion was not worth it

March 2007: McCain was too busy to vote on a bill that would require the start of a drawdown in troop levels within 120 days

February 2007: For such a strong supporter of the escalation, McCain didn’t even bother to show up and vote against a resolution condemning it.

June 2006: McCain voted against a resolution that Bush start withdrawing troops but with no timeline to do so.

May 2006: McCain voted against an amendment that would provide $20 million to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for health care facilities.

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April 2006: McCain was one of only 13 Senators to vote against $430,000,000 for the Department of Veteran Affairs for Medical Services for outpatient care and treatment for veterans.

March 2006: McCain voted against increasing Veterans medical services funding by $1.5 billion in FY 2007 to be paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes.

March 2004: McCain once again voted for abusive tax loopholes over veterans when he voted against creating a reserve fund to allow for an increase in Veterans' medical care by $1.8 billion by eliminating abusive tax loopholes. Jeez, McCain really loves those tax loopholes for corporations, since he voted for them over our veterans' needs.

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October 2003: McCain voted to table an amendment by Senator Dodd that called for an additional $322,000,000 for safety equipment for United States forces in Iraq and to reduce the amount provided for reconstruction in Iraq by $322,000,000.

April 2003: McCain urged other Senate members to table a vote (which never passed) to provide more than $1 billion for National Guard and Reserve equipment in Iraq related to a shortage of helmets, tents, bullet-proof inserts, and tactical vests.

August 2001: McCain voted against increasing the amount available for medical care for veterans by $650,000,000. To his credit, he also voted against the 2001 Bush tax cuts, which he now supports making permanent, despite the dire financial condition this country is in, and despite the fact that he indicated in 2001 that these tax cuts unfairly benefited the very wealthy at the expense of the middle class.

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October 2003: McCain voted to table an amendment by Senator Dodd that called for an additional $322,000,000 for safety equipment for United States forces in Iraq and to reduce the amount provided for reconstruction in Iraq by $322,000,000.

April 2003: McCain urged other Senate members to table a vote (which never passed) to provide more than $1 billion for National Guard and Reserve equipment in Iraq related to a shortage of helmets, tents, bullet-proof inserts, and tactical vests.

August 2001: McCain voted against increasing the amount available for medical care for veterans by $650,000,000. To his credit, he also voted against the 2001 Bush tax cuts, which he now supports making permanent, despite the dire financial condition this country is in, and despite the fact that he indicated in 2001 that these tax cuts unfairly benefited the very wealthy at the expense of the middle class.

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October 2003: McCain voted to table an amendment by Senator Dodd that called for an additional $322,000,000 for safety equipment for United States forces in Iraq and to reduce the amount provided for reconstruction in Iraq by $322,000,000.

April 2003: McCain urged other Senate members to table a vote (which never passed) to provide more than $1 billion for National Guard and Reserve equipment in Iraq related to a shortage of helmets, tents, bullet-proof inserts, and tactical vests.

August 2001: McCain voted against increasing the amount available for medical care for veterans by $650,000,000. To his credit, he also voted against the 2001 Bush tax cuts, which he now supports making permanent, despite the dire financial condition this country is in, and despite the fact that he indicated in 2001 that these tax cuts unfairly benefited the very wealthy at the expense of the middle class.

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  • D1
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    I do not support McCain because I know the truth about him, he is not a patriot but an opportunist that hides his ambitions. I do not trust him, and I think he is a traitor and worse than Chauvan, McCain wants to be a dictator which is the same as what the Clintons are. And our country is in a position to be overtaken if we don't get careful. I am voting smart and ignoring racial issues in this election.

  • 1 decade ago

    Democrat Party had asked for $600 trillions on many social programs, and all programs and dead against having our own resources right down at home like against drilling off the coast to bring the balance out. John MC Cain knew if spend more than you can afford, it would end up on more debt and would hurt the other bills and programs. It would hurt the economy - into real recession since didnot want the taxes to be high to be paid by taxpayers!!!!! For example, The Veterans Hospital charged on credit on $$$$ of millions on the decorating and luxury furniture instead the medical services and medicines to the Veterans which is taken out of context. It's the why, John MC Cain was furious with Democrats by not taking a look at it. That is why he is known to earmarks.

  • 1 decade ago

    I am not a McCain supporter however, the truth should be told. Sorry, I tried but could only get to the second Aug 01. You obviously listen to Dem’s talking points. I was hoping you would have something new and have something to back up your point. You might try to find out why he voted the way he did. I will not list them all but most if not all were just issues to control the political flow of this upcoming election. Try looking into things more instead of living on sound bites from those with their own political interests. This means all political parties. They all do it.

  • barn
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    once you ask them to speak approximately how good his regulations are and why they make him the excellent candidate, human beings can't clarify his stance on the subject concerns. they only fall returned on attacking the contest. i could somewhat choose to work out a supporter who is conscious what the two candidate's positions on wellness care are attempt to preserve McCain's. that's indefensible.

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  • 1 decade ago

    So, I guess we should vote for Obama, does he even know anyone thats not under suspicion for something? Doesn't that strike you as kind of odd, if we elect Obama how long will it be before all of the truths about him come out the we get to put the nation through an impeachment.

  • 1 decade ago

    Interesting how all the McCain supporters are ALL over the Obama questions but hiding under the bed for this question...

    McCain supporters think he has good intentions for them and wont even read the above... Sad but coincidentally interesting, his supporters make decisions with no adequate information to do so or any rational thought, just like McCain and Bush... what do you know, Mental Midgets United!

    People (McCain supporters), McCain and Bush do not care about you!!! They are rich, greedy and literally evil, you are poor, ignorant, and naive making you perfect targets for their BS...

    hahahaha! it really makes me laugh and somber at the same time!

    Source(s): Yes, "whatever" i do notice no one can defend him. haha!!! They all remind me of something that Bush would say.
  • Elle
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    McCain is known as a "maverick" who votes on his beliefs without regard to what anything thinks. I don't know enough about most of the issues you posted to form an accurate judgment of whether he was right or wrong. And I suspect you don't know enough about them either.

    As far as providing funding to the military, I agree with sending the troops supplies such as helmets, tents, bullet-proof inserts, and tactical vests. Would you rather have our soldiers involved in a war do without these things????

  • 1 decade ago

    man its funny how you can talk about "the troops" when you are not a marine or a soldier. This is what i ask you, have you ever been in iraq or afghanistan? if you have not then you have no idea whats it like to be there. i do support the war on terror and do NOT mind having to go do MY JOB antd what i sing up for. some of these socialist pigs like you and the other democrat do not have any idea how to defend a nation.

  • april
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    If you look at the text of the bills, they are so loaded with earmarks. That is why John Mccain voted against them. If you look carefully you will see a certain jr senator from NY cosponsored amendments(earmarks) to all of these bills. McCain has steadfastly refused to vote for legislation loaded with earmarks, perhaps you might like it better if he changed his stance and started voting for it, as all you Dems like to support the candidates that base their own beliefs on public opinion polls.

    in senator mccains career he has stood firm on a central idea. to not allow earmarks and pork barrel. if all of you would simply read the amendments to all the bills senator mccain votes nay to that is what you'll find. this is a common practice of adding fat to bills. senator mccain fights that at all cost. look at the combined total of his voting record and you will see that the content of the bill is not the issue. the issue is the squandering of tax money

  • Tom S
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    How much Socialist pork was attached to these bills?It's easy to post what you want to cover on each bill,now go back and post the whole bill.How many Democrats tied a bunch of pork spending to the bills to doom them?Maybe you should do some research of your own.

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