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Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008

A Shepherd Q&A with Fighting Bob Fest speaker Phil Donahue

Phil Donahue is angry. Sure, Donahue is still the warm, witty and generous man who interviewed thousands of guests as the host of "Donahue," which revolutionized TV talk shows by including the audience in each discussion. But Donahue is angry, too. Angry at the Bush administration's lie-laden arguments for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Angry at the members of Congress who parroted the administration's talking points and obediently voted for war.
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

He won’t invest in war veterans’ education

Republican presidential candidate John McCain makes much of his loyalty to and support for this nation’s armed forces, as well as the suffering he endured as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. So why won’t he support a new and improved version of the G.I. Bill for those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan?
Monday, Aug. 4, 2008

His evangelical supporters are scary

Sen. Barack Obama’s connection to Rev. Jeremiah Wright has dominated the political conversation in recent weeks. But that has blotted out information about Republican nominee John McCain’s support from religious leaders who also hold controversial views.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

His campaign advisers had ties to Myanmar baddies

The world is watching in horror as the repressive military regime in Myanmar (also known as Burma) is hampering outside efforts to help its citizens recover from Cyclone Nargis. The regime is so secretive that even the United Nations is finding it difficult learn the full extent of this humanitarian crisis,...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

He chose fund-raising over supporting vets

Last week’s Senate vote on the 21st-Century GI Bill was unusual. The 75-vote vetoproof majority of senators approved long-overdue tuition increases and educational aid for returning veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Those who voted “yea” included Wisconsin’s two senators, Russ Feingold and Herb Kohl . . .
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

His Greendale gaffes on the Iraq war

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain has repeatedly bashed Sen. Barack Obama, his likely rival in November, for the Democrat’s lack of understanding about the Iraq war. But should McCain be pointing fingers?
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

He’s earned the nickname “McSame” for a reason

Back in 2000, when John McCain first ran for president, he was considered a maverick. Back then, he labeled televangelists Pat Robertson and the late Jerry Falwell “agents of intolerance,” was working on campaign finance reform with Democrat Russ Feingold and was viewed as someone who stuck to his principles,...
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

He isn’t concerned about troop levels

Last week, on The Today Show, John McCain was asked: Assuming the surge is working, do you have a better estimate of when our troops can come home? The presumptive Republican presidential nominee responded, “No, but that’s not too important. What’s important is the casualties in Iraq.”
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

The nominee goes nuclear

In the past week, likely Republican nominee John McCain has announced a number of controversial ways to solve this nation’s energy crisis. Along with suggesting offshore drilling and supporting big tax write-offs for big oil, McCain has also called for building up to 100 additional nuclear facilities within the United States.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

His environmental record doesn’t match his voting record

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain has promised to make the United States energy independent so that the country can reduce its dependence on foreign fossil fuels and rely on cleaner, greener technologies for our cars, homes and economy.

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