This video from the USA is called John McCain: [Shiite] Iran training [Sunni] Al-Qaeda, Oh, I mean extremists.
From Sam Stein’s blog in the USA:
McCain‘s Top Strategist Lobbied For Iran-Linked Firm
June 2, 2008
In the summer of 2005, John McCain‘s chief strategist Charlie Black, working for his firm Black, Kelly, Scruggs & Healey, was paid $60,000 to lobby the U.S. government on behalf of the Chinese oil conglomerate CNOOC. At the time, CNOOC was mounting an aggressive bid to buy Unocal, a California-based oil giant, and Black was tasked with churning up congressional support. But the bid ultimately fell through, in part because of objections over the China oil industry’s ties to Iran, a country in which it had already invested tens of millions of dollars.
“This transaction poses a clear threat to the energy and national security of the United States,” wrote Rep. Joe Barton, a Texas Republican. …
Flash-forward nearly three years and Black‘s old client — which later scored a $16 billion deal with the Iranian government — could now create major headaches for his current boss. On Monday, McCain, in a speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, called for a broad and aggressive international campaign to divest from Iran.
Maybe McCain‘s “Bomb, bomb Iran” macho talk aims at erasing the tracks of his buddy Black’s link to the Iranian regime … like Dick Cheney’s warmongering against Iran may try to cover up Cheney’s Halliburton’s selling of nuclear components to Iran … and Donald Rumsfeld’s war against Iraq took attention away from the chummy 1980s Rumsfeld-Saddam Hussein relationship …
McCain and Hagee: see this cartoon.
McCain adviser [Black] suggests that Republican campaign would benefit from another 9/11 attack: here.
John McCain’s record on reproductive rights couldn’t be more appalling. There, we said it! We said it because the corporate media won’t confront McCain on the real issues in this election. They won’t tell you, for instance, that McCain has consistently received a big fat zero from NARAL on its pro-choice scorecard. Nor will they tell you that McCain has flip-flopped on Roe v. Wade and now supports overturning this all-too-crucial case.
Because the corporate media has failed to do its job, we have to work extra hard to do ours. And so we’ve created McCain’s Clinic, a sneak peek at what a women’s health clinic could look like if McCain were elected. Yes, we’re presenting McCain’s reproductive rights record through comedy, but our hope is that it will help get our point across effectively.
Watch the video
For more information on this issue, watch the video
We must spread awareness about McCain’s record now, especially considering a recent Planned Parenthood poll found that half of female voters in 16 battleground states don’t know enough about McCain’s views on reproductive health. What’s more, one in four pro-choice McCain supporters would be less likely to vote for McCain after knowing he opposes Roe v. Wade and backs abstinence-only education.
Here’s what you can do: send this video to everyone you know and digg it! By taking these steps, you can help educate female voters in battleground states about McCain’s anti-choice record. And don’t forget to donate to Brave New PAC so we can continue our campaign to bring you the REAL McCain.
We’re talking about a man who has voted anti-choice 123 out of 128 times. A man who wouldn’t require prescription coverage for birth control. A man who voted against allocating $100 million to preventative health services that would have reduced unintended and teen pregnancies. A man who could irreparably damage women’s rights in our country unless we get the word out about him now.
and the Brave New PAC
Pingback: John McCain, Vietnam, Iraq, and Iran | Dear Kitty. Some blog
Pingback: Chuck Berry against McCain using his song | Dear Kitty. Some blog
Pingback: US conservative Iran war plans | Dear Kitty. Some blog
Pingback: United States Senator John McCain dies | Dear Kitty. Some blog