Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping.
- Violates what I feel as the universal right to privacy. The Fifth Amendment also Agrees. Privacy may only be violated with a warrant.
Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes.
- You're all queers. This is a no-brainer for you. It violates the idea of individualism.
Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation.
- Similar to Above.
Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (DOMA)
- Similar to above.
Rated 0% by the ACLU, indicating an anti-civil rights voting record.
- Self-Explanatory. The man doesn't care for individual or civil liberties.
Rated 33% by the HRC, indicating a mixed record on gay rights.
- He's a waffler. He's tip-toe walked around every gay issue. First he votes for DOMA, but then votes against FMA. He can't make his mind up. If that's what a maverick is, then I don't want a maverick.
Rated 7% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance.
- Similar to ACLU. He doesn't care for job protection at all.
Indian gambling OK; lottery is not.
- Gambling doesn't benefit anything but personal income, while the lottery (at least in N. New England) benefits education funds. Profits from the VT Lottery all go to the VT Education Fund.
"School prayer or a moment of silence should be allowed but not mandated."
- No thank you. They can do it on their own time. They're not going to make me wait for 15 fucking seconds just so they can "connect with god".
Voted against MLK holiday in 1983; now calls that a mistake.
- Can anyone say folly?
Basically, John McCain is an ORWM that's fallen off his rocker. Hell, he's still angry about 'Nam.
Do you want an individual in the white house that's still bitter about a war that's been over for 30 years?