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McCain: We Must Do For Health Care As We Have Done For Banking

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles J. Zaremski

Weeks before the bailout, McCain wrote: "Opening up the health insurance market to more competition, as we have done over the last decade in banking, would provide products less burdened by the excesses of state-based regulation."

The Second Debate Revealed a Fatal Flaw in McCain's Candidacy

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It's easy to take a position in a campaign. But the promises are empty if the candidate has a record opposing those very positions.

Nonsense on Health Care from The Wall Street Journal

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

Perhaps the writer of the editorial was away from the television when Senator Obama said health care "should be a right for every American."

Fox News Guest Who Mentions Keating 5 Told To "Pipe Down"

Raw Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Keating Five scandal, and John McCain's role in it, has received relatively little mention in presidential campaign coverage, and at least one Fox...

Hammering Home the Keating Five Message

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

To try to deny that McCain's formative economic experience was intimidating banking regulators -- and that he was rebuked for doing that -- is trying to perpetrate a fraud on the American people.

It's Time for the "Deregulators" Like McCain to Step Aside and Shut Up

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

How can a guy like John Boehner, who got us into this mess in the first place, have the unmitigated nerve to try and dictate the terms of how to fix things?

McCaskill: Republicans Like "Transformer Toys" on Financial Crisis

Bob Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Geiger

McCaskill jumped on how GOP opportunists like McCain suddenly think government has a role in protecting American taxpayers and now advocate a law-and-order approach with their Wall-Street benefactors.

Obama Rapid-Response Ad Skewers McCain

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

With the new TV ad, Obama turned a Beltway kerfuffle into high political art -- and did so by borrowing from McCain, whose media strategy is to muddle Obama's trademarks by simply appropriating them.

Earth to McCain: It's a Crisis

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Gag me with a spoon, as Valley girls used to say. Did you see that McCain-Palin ad promising "tougher rules on Wall Street to protect your life savings, no special interest giveaways"? How dumb do they think we are?