UnionMaine

Trust me, I work for the Government

Veterans vote for————

An unpaid ad. I wish the SEIU could get its s**t together and put together some stuff like this.
Shamelessly lifted from the AFLCIO.

WE RESPECT JOHN McCAIN’S

SERVICE.

WILL HE RESPECT OURS?

Download flier.

“As a veteran, I respect John McCain’s military service. But as a family man trying to make ends meet, I’m having a hard time with McCain’s record in Washington.”—Jim Wasser, IBEW Local 176, Vietnam veteran

McCain wants to tax your health care. McCain wants to make employer-provided health benefi ts part of taxable income, imposing a new tax on working families, while giving the top 10 health insurance companies $1.9 billion in tax breaks. (Health08.org, Forum, 10/31/07; Center for American Progress, 4/9/08)

McCain supports privatizing Social Security and raising the Medicare eligibility age. (Wall Street Journal, 3/3/08)

“I know NAFTA was a good idea.” McCain has voted for every unfair trade deal that has crossed his desk and supported tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. (Des Moines Register and www.BigTh ink.com interview, 11/07; H.R. 3450, Vote 395, 11/20/93; H.R. 4444, Vote 251, 9/19/00; S. 1637, Vote 83, 5/5/04)

McCain voted to privatize federal jobs and cut workers’ overtime pay, while voting in favor of foreign trade deals that outsource American jobs. (H.R. 5631, Vote 234, 9/6/06; S. 256, Vote 27, 3/7/05)

McCain opposed the 21st Century GI Bill and voted against increased funding for veterans’ health care in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. (ABCNews.com, 5/26/08; S.Amdt. 2745 to S.Con.Res. 95, Vote 40, 3/10/2004; S.Amdt. 149 to S.Con.Res. 18, Vote 55, 3/16/2005; S.Amdt. 3007 to S.Con.Res. 83, Vote 41, 3/14/2006; H.R. 1591, Vote 126, 3/29/2007)

“Economics is something that I’ve really never understood.” John McCain will even admit it himself—he just doesn’t get it. (“Th e Swamp,” Chicago Tribune, 12/18/07)

“I fought for freedom, too. But I vote for my family. I simply can’t vote for John McCain.
—Jim Wasser

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