All Mostly True statements involving John McCain

As a Congressman, J.D. Hayworth was an avid earmarker who supported such pork as "$220,000 to renovate a Maine Blueberry farm" and "$5.8 million for a Vermont snowmobile trail."

As a senator, Barack Obama supported "an amendment that basically gutted the legal temporary worker program."

A new presidential helicopter "is now going to cost as much as Air Force One."

Barack Obama said "people making less than $250,000 would benefit from his plan" then said "if you're a family making less than $200,000, you'll benefit."

Between 40 and 50 percent of tax filers do not owe any income tax.

"Obama said he would unilaterally renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement."

A mortgage buyback plan is "my proposal, it's not Sen. Obama's proposal, it's not President Bush's proposal."

"He has asked for $932-million of earmark pork-barrel spending, nearly a million dollars for every day that he’s been in the United States Senate."

"You know, we spent $3-million to study the DNA of bears in Montana."

Barack Obama got more campaign contributions from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac "than any other member of Congress, except for the Democratic chairmen of the committee that oversees them."

"Obama has asked for $932-million in earmarks, literally $1-million for every day that he’s been in Congress."

John McCain "took on the drug industry."

"We spent $3-million of your money to study the DNA of bears."

"It (Georgia) was one of the earliest Christian nations. The king of then-Georgia in the third century converted to Christianity."

Spending increases, not tax cuts, are the major cause of the federal budget deficit.

"Obama never held a single Senate hearing on Afghanistan."

Obama "hasn't been to Iraq in years."

"I investigated Abramoff and people ended up in jail."

"I've always said it's (offshore drilling) up to the states and I still say that."

Obama "wants a windfall profits tax on oil to go along with the new taxes he also plans for coal and natural gas."

Advertisement
How to contact us:

We want to hear your suggestions and comments.

For tips or comments on our Obameter and our GOP-Pledge-O-Meter promise databases, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the wording of the promise.

For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.

Browse The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Subscribe: