This is Mr. Roland Vanderwagon of Nice Streets Terrace, Wasp Hollow SubDivision, Unincorporated Lake/Du Page County - He Has a Cordial Hatred of John McCain and all of His Straight Talk!
This is pretty much the rest of us.
I love the boys and girls at Illinois Review! John, Frannie, Mark, and especially George ! Shoot, a Democrat gets treated better by these folks than on the snarling, humorless Daily Kos wannbee sites here in Illinois.
They provide the editorial and feature ground work for the Progressive Tin-Foil Hat whinners at Illinois Reason - or as I call it No Comment Alley View: If Robin Vagicill or whatever his name is - did not prompt his sock puppets, no one would read that Blog but me - it's amusing and like watching little kids play Ghost and Super Hero: dead serious but harmless.
John McCain still faces an uphill battle against GOP (I AM THE REAL CONSERVATIVE)establishment.
Today my buddy John Ruskin posts a fair question as to John McCain's stand on Tax Cuts - well, kinda fair as John pulled out McCain's response from 2000. Click my post title for the Illinois Review post.
John McCain is a leader who brings together all Americans. My daughter is a McCain delegate - Irish Princess college girl to be sure - and so is Thomas Hayes. Tommy Hayes is an African American Pro Boxer/ Chicago Police Department Candidate - same age as Nora, of the Not-Two-Nickles to Rub Together Hickeys.
Here is my response to What Kind of John McCain will we get - raised by Pal Ruskin:
This is the John McCain I have come to know and love: ( from Blogs for McCain)
McCain introduced "a slew of cost-cutting amendments. While many of these measures did not pass, they served an important role in shining a glaring light on congressional profligacy. These amendments include:
A 2006 amendment to cut $74.5 million for various agriculture programs A 2006 amendment to cut $6 million for sugarcane growers in Hawaii A 2003 amendment to reduce funding for the Yazoo Basin Backwater Pump Project in Mississippi A 2002 amendment to eliminate $2.5 million for coral reef mapping of the waters off the coast of Hawaii A 1998 amendment to cut $78 million in projects from an emergency supplemental appropriations bill A 1994 motion to kill an amendment to provide $40 million for the conversion of a New York City post office into an Amtrak train station
Senator McCain has also voted against a number of pricey bills, even when most of his colleagues preferred to toe the party line.
A vote against the 2003 Medicare prescription drug plan A vote against the Farm Security Bill in 2002 A vote against the 2005 Highway Bill, one of only four senators to object to the pork-stuffed bill A vote against providing Amtrak with an extra $550 million for the fiscal year 2007 A vote against $2 billion in milk subsidies One of fifteen senators to vote for Senator Tom Coburn's (R-OK) amendment transferring $223 million for the "Bridge to Nowhere" to the repair of a Louisiana bridge damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Senator McCain was also one of only thirteen senators to vote for an amendment by Senator Coburn to eliminate $950,000 for a parking lot for the Joslyn Art Museum in Nebraska A vote for welfare reform
John McCain is about governance...not politics.
In answer to your question you would get John McCain - not an empty suit; not a great former mayor; not a great actor; not a great
Preacher; not a great Blimp owner/Revolutionary . . .
. . . You'd get a great American!