View Full Version : John McCain finally sent me a form letter regarding the bailout

10-13-2008, 07:32 AM
Thank you for contacting me regarding the state of our nation's economy and the dire situation facing some of our largest financial institutions. I appreciate knowing your views.

This unprecedented financial crisis requires strong leadership, prompt response and sensible action in order to restore a sound foundation to financial markets, get our economy on its feet, and eliminate this burden on hardworking middle-class Americans. That is why I commend lawmakers for coming together and passing the economic rescue bill. I'm glad I was able to help bring my colleagues in the House of Representatives to the table.

This package provides for oversight and transparency to ensure that we are good stewards of the taxpayer's money and I believe that the taxpayer protections that were added have improved the bill. It will generate real relief to tight conditions in credit markets and includes measures that provide accountability on the part of those assisted in exchange for government financial assistance.

This rescue plan is not perfect, and it is an outrage that it's even necessary. But we must stop the damage to our economy done by corrupt and incompetent practices on Wall Street and in Washington. The action Congress recently took is a tourniquet, not a permanent solution. Our economy is still hurting and further action is needed, and it should not take a crisis to get this Congress to act.

Clearly, we have much work ahead of us and the American public is counting on us to fulfill the jobs that they sent us here to do. We need to work together to institute sound policies that will stimulate and strengthen our economy and promote our nation's long-term economic growth.

Again, thank you for sharing your thoughts on this very important matter. Please feel free to contact me on this or any other issue of concern.

Don't you just love the talking points and thought process that only the government can solve this problem.

Free market capitalist my ass! McCain is a socialist through and through, no better than Obama.