The Employee Free Choice Act (H.R. 800, S. 1041), supported by a bipartisan coalition in Congress, would enable working people to bargain for better wages, benefits and working conditions by restoring workers’ freedom to choose for themselves whether to join a union.
"It’s dangerous for America, it’s dangerous to small business. And I think it’s a threat to one of the fundamentals of democracy."John McCain does not want to raise minimum wage
"As long as we take care of small businesses. Small businesses right now — I see them every day — they say, You increase the minimum wage, I lay off workers. Is that what we want to do right now? Of course not."Enjoy this one:
Joe The Plumber is on the campaign trail for McCain. He stopped in Ohio and twice agreed with a questioner that a vote for Obama is a vote for the death to Israel. He was on Fox News voicing his "opinion" and even got Shepard Smith pissed off. Furthermore, the McCain campaign stands behind Joe the Plumber's assertions. Scary.
Smith actually said at the end of the interview on Faux News, that Obama is committed to a strong friendship with Israel and called the whole joe the plumber thing frightening. Indeed.
SMITH: Joe, do you know Barack Obama’s positions on Israel?
WURZELBACHER: Listen, I know you wanna really get some answers on this one, I’m just not gonna help you out here, Shepherd. Let people go out and find, that’s what I’ve been telling people. […] Listen, you don’t want my opinion on foreign policy. I know just enough probably to be dangerous.
SMITH: Yeah, well that’s what I was kinda wondering.