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McCain vs Obama Who supports children & adults with disabilities?

Read for yourself. Who supports children & adults with disabilities? Who will help us? What do you think?

Here are the facts:
http://www.cafemom.com/journals/read/1232100/McCain_vs_Obama_Who_supports_children_adults_with_disabilities

 
akhlass

Asked by akhlass at 8:37 PM on Oct. 1, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I know most Americans do not care about our children who have special needs. Our children depend on funding for programs for therapy and medical care. It is important to have a president who will care and take action to make our children's lives better. Obama has a better record than McCain and Obama's plan is better.
    akhlass

    Answer by akhlass at 4:18 AM on Oct. 7, 2008

  • McCain's record is so poor. Obama is doing something and writing legislation that will help Children with Special Needs, Disabled Veterans, and all persons who are disabled. This goes to a person's character especially when he claims to be a friend to veterans? How is this possible, when he is not helping them?
    akhlass

    Answer by akhlass at 8:47 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

  • I understand your point, but at the same time do you understand that many of these bills contain pork belly spending attached to them. Perhaps McCain voted against them not because of their main goal, but because of a side effect of them. I feel like I am missing some context with these bills. In a lot of cases there is a little side note in these bills that say "and 20% of this funding will go to ______", (just putting it simply, obviously this isn't the wording they use) which is not necessarily where the money was initially intended. I know all of those bills look like a lot of government spending, which is fine if the money is being spent well, but not if its being wasted.
    cait030507

    Answer by cait030507 at 9:18 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

  • http://www.factcheck.org/  Go here and get the REAL facts!!!   Palin cut special needs programs in her state by over 67%. Then she had a special needs baby. Hmmmm  makes ya wonder if God didnt do it to her on purpose.

    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 9:42 PM on Oct. 1, 2008

  • vbruno ,
    Perhaps you should take your own advice. She did NOT cut special needs funding. She increased it!
    http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/sliming_palin.html
    And as for your comment about her special needs child, that was rude and uncalled for. Children, any children, are not a punishment! And of course God did it "on purpose". ALL His gifts are on purpose.
    Momtocccd

    Answer by Momtocccd at 5:09 AM on Oct. 2, 2008

  • To answer the OP's question, we need to read the entire bill(s), not just the title to know what was in it. There can be so many pork barrel projects added to it that the orginal intent of the bill is lost.
    Momtocccd

    Answer by Momtocccd at 5:14 AM on Oct. 2, 2008

  • i have a special needs baby and wasn't offended by V's answer at all. Though it is a good example of karma.
    Anyways...no matter what, still going Obama.
    chyna_doll

    Answer by chyna_doll at 2:43 AM on Oct. 5, 2008