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Monday, January 14, 2008

McCain the Man, McCain the anti-conservative Conservative

Mark Levin from Nation Review has an insightful article about McCain’s lack of real conservative “Cred.” I don’t think there is a man I personally respect more (he is one tough guy) yet disagree with on a regular basis (except maybe my father.) I’d have John McCain on my side going into battle, even at 71, any day of the week but O could never bring myself to ever vote for him as President. Some excerpts from Levin’s article:

McCain-Feingold — the most brazen frontal assault on political speech since Buckley v. Valeo.

McCain-Kennedy — the most far-reaching amnesty program in American history.

McCain-Lieberman — the most onerous and intrusive attack on American industry — through reporting, regulating, and taxing authority of greenhouse gases — in American history.

McCain-Kennedy-Edwards — the biggest boon to the trial bar since the tobacco settlement, under the rubric of a patients’ bill of rights.

McCain-Reimportantion of Drugs — a significant blow to pharmaceutical research and development, not to mention consumer safety (hey Rudy, pay attention, see link).

And McCain’s stated opposition to the Bush 2001 and 2003 tax cuts was largely based on socialist, class-warfare rhetoric — tax cuts for the rich, not for the middle class. The public record is full of these statements. Today, he recalls only his insistence on accompanying spending cuts

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