Sen. Barack Obama


Sen. John McCain


"Im a big believer in that the way great things happen is when people are willing to submerge their own egos, and just focus on bringing their particular gifts and passions and energy and vision to a common task."

Barak Obama's speeh to his staff on 6 June, 2008


"Race is an issue that I believe this nation cannot afford to ignore right now."

"Just as black anger often proved counterproductive, so have these white resentments distracted attention from the real culprits of the middle class squeeze a corporate culture rife with inside dealing, questionable accounting practices, and short-term greed; a Washington dominated by lobbyists and special interests; economic policies that favor the few over the many."

"At this moment, in this election, we can come together and say, "Not this time." This time we want to talk about the crumbling schools that are stealing the future of black children and white children and Asian children and Hispanic children and Native American children. This time we want to reject the cynicism that tells us that these kids can't learn; that those kids who don't look like us are somebody else's problem. The children of America are not those kids, they are our kids, and we will not let them fall behind in a 21st century economy. Not this time.

"This time we want to talk about how the lines in the Emergency Room are filled with whites and blacks and Hispanics who do not have health care; who don't have the power on their own to overcome the special interests in Washington, but who can take them on if we do it together.

"This time we want to talk about the shuttered mills that once provided a decent life for men and women of every race, and the homes for sale that once belonged to Americans from every religion, every region, every walk of life. This time we want to talk about the fact that the real problem is not that someone who doesn't look like you might take your job; it's that the corporation you work for will ship it overseas for nothing more than a profit.

"This time we want to talk about the men and women of every color and creed who serve together, and fight together, and bleed together under the same proud flag. We want to talk about how to bring them home from a war that never should've been authorized and never should've been waged, and we want to talk about how we'll show our patriotism by caring for them, and their families, and giving them the benefits they have earned."

Barak Obama's speeh on Tuesday 18 March, 2008


McCain is not saying "I just love the way you framed me during the 2000 South Carolina primary as having fathered an illegitimate black child" -- is he?


John McCain on the was in Iraq

Still thinking of voting for Republican John McCain? Check this out.

STILL thinking of voting for Republican John McCain? Then read
I Spent Years as a POW with John McCain,
and His Finger Should Not Be Near the Red Button


If you really want to see a contrast, check out the first 4 and a half minutes of each of these speeches:

Barack Obama 3 June, 2008 John McCain on 3 June, 2008

The McCain campaign also is very fond of lying:
Fact Check: More Tax Deception

You can check your own tax cut here.

 The Candiates as Trains
 McCain showing his best face
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