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McCain's Record of Vet Support Just Another Buffalo Chip

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John McCain's campaign for president recently took him to the annual Sturgis biker rally where he spoke with veterans at the Buffalo Chip Campground. He could not have picked a more appropriate setting to offer up his wife, Cindy McCain, for a topless beauty contest and brag about his record of supporting veterans. He failed on both counts, however, to give these veterans the full McCain:

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America has given John McCain a grade of D for his support of veterans:

www.iava.org/full-ratings-list


Disabled Veterans of America gave him a 20% rating on support for veterans while giving Obama an 80% rating:

www.capwiz.com/dav/scorecard.xc


Per Vietnam Veterans of America John McCain has “voted against us” in 15 key votes:

www.vva.capwiz.com/election/home/

John McCain is one of the few veterans running for office that VoteVets has refused to endorse:

www.VoteVets.org

Another veteran group keeps track and offers links to McCain's history of votes against veteran care:

www.veteransforcommonsense.org

To name just a few votes by John McCain against veterans:

McCain voted against an amendment providing $20 billion for VA medical facilities [5/4/06]

McCain voted against providing $430 million to the VA for outpatient care and treatment for veterans [4/26/06]

McCain voted against increasing VA funding by $1.5 billion by closing corporate loopholes [3/14/06]

McCain voted against increasing VA funding by $1.8 billion by ending abusive tax loopholes [3/10/04]

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Armybrat, former Republican, now Democrat, but still old school conservative Kentucky Redneck with an abiding love for our Commonwealth of Kentucky other than the fact of mullets, kudzu, Mitch and now Rand Paul.

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