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Posted on October 24th, 2008 by ZP Heller - Comments -

Looks like what Joe the Plumber and Wendy the Waitress need are tax cuts for the wealthy and offshore drilling.  The only person John McCain isn’t talking about is George the President.

Posted on October 24th, 2008 by Veracifier - Comments -

If there’s one thing both the McCain and Obama campaigns agree on it’s that the election will be close in Florida. The McCain campaign says it has more volunteers than the Democrats and that ultimately gives them the edge. McCain’s Central Florida Campaign Manger says ACORN and the Democrats have to rely on paid workers.

However, the McCain campaign is hiring paid workers who sometimes also call themselves volunteers. The UpTake’s Sam Mayfield talked to a few of them… and that’s when one McCain campaign worker decided you shouldn’t see what is going on and threatened to have her arrested.

More at www.theuptake.org

Posted on October 22nd, 2008 by jessehaff - Comments -

At a rally yesterday, McCain made his biggest gaffe of the entire campaign. Words cannot do it justice, just take a look:

Posted on October 21st, 2008 by ZP Heller - Comments -

John McCain hasn’t released his medical records, so netroots rock band Max and the Marginalized goes inside McCain’s body a la “Innerspace” to see what’s going on.

For more, check out McCain’s Health Records Must Be Released.

Posted on October 20th, 2008 by thejedreport - Comments -

Today, John McCain defended his selection of Sarah Palin as “a cold political calculation” that has “energized our base.” He says she is a “a direct counterpoint to the liberal feminist agenda for America.”

So what’s the “liberal feminist agenda” McCain is fighting against? The one that cares about “health of the mother?”

The man is just a total pyscho. No air quotes needed.

Posted on October 19th, 2008 by thejedreport - Comments -

There is no level of desperation to which the flailing McCain campaign will not stoop. It is now their official position that the suburbs of our nation’s capitol, home to millions of Americans, are not “real” because they aren’t “Southern in nature.”

Here’s McCain spokesman Nancy Pfotenhauer making the campaign’s views clear on MSNBC earlier this morning.

Posted on October 17th, 2008 by ZP Heller - Comments -

By far the most successful video in the REAL McCain series, “John McCain’s YouTube Problem Just Became a Nightmare” just passed the 7 million view mark!  An astonishing number, considering we only launched this video back in May.  It is currently #14 on YouTube’s all-time most matched list of News and Politics videos; by comparison, Will.I.Am’s “Yes We Can” is #6, Barack Obama’s “A More Perfect Union” speech is #30, and way way down at #82 is Newt Gingrich’s “Drill Here, Drill Now” lecture.  (The McCain campaign’s own videos don’t even crack the top 100, though Sarah Palin’s gaffe-ridden CBS interview is down at the bottom of the list.)

Like all of our videos, “McCain’s YouTube Problem” is only as popular as you’ve made it.  When the corporate press was giving McCain a free ride earlier this year, you understood the urgent need for the public to have an accurate portrayal of McCain.  That’s why you took this video and ran with it, forwarding it to friends and coworkers, posting it on blogs and networking sites.  You’re the ones who made it a viral sensation.

Posted on October 15th, 2008 by youngturks - Comments -

HuffPo’s Murray Waas has much more on this story.

Posted on October 14th, 2008 by robertgreenwald - Comments -

We’d like to talk about the pressing issues facing our country: the woeful economy, rising unemployment, the housing crisis, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  But we can’t talk about them because John McCain and Sarah Palin have distracted us with the politics of hate and fear.

Instead of discussing the real issues plaguing Americans, McCain and Palin have turned to fear-mongering and race-baiting, stoking the prejudices of their supporters.  The situation has become so critical that we’ve teamed up with Color of Change to put an end to these dangerous mob scenes.

Things have gotten so out of control that some conservatives have come forward to denounce McCain and Palin’s hate-mongering.  In an Op-Ed for The Baltimore Sun, Frank Schaeffer writes: “John McCain: If your campaign does not stop equating Sen. Barack Obama with terrorism, questioning his patriotism and portraying Mr. Obama as “not one of us,” I accuse you of deliberately feeding the most unhinged elements of our society the red meat of hate, and therefore of potentially instigating violence.”

Here’s how you can take action:

  1. Sign the open letter calling on McCain and Palin to reject the politics of hate.
  2. Sign up for a free video subscription and get the latest on the real McCain.
  3. Send this video to yours friends, and post it on your blogs and networking sites like Digg, where it will effectively reach those outside the choir.

Don’t let McCain and Palin undo the decades spent fighting for civil rights and equality in our country.

Posted on October 11th, 2008 by NCDem Amy - Comments -

Ari Melber of “The Nation” discusses the problem with McCain inciting hate speech and angry outbursts at his rallies, calling the McCain camp, the “Hate Talk Express.”

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