Saturday, September 6, 2008

The McCain Plan for America

CNN listed both McCain's and Obama's plans for America. Here is a look at the proposals that John McCain gave:

Sen. John McCain's Proposals


McCain said he would:

• Keep taxes low and cut them where he could.
• Double the child tax exemption from $3,500 to $7,000.
• Cut the business tax rate to help American companies compete and keep jobs from moving overseas.

Foreign trade

McCain said he would:

• Open new markets to American goods and services.
• Prepare workers to compete in the world economy.

Unemployment assistance

McCain said he would:

• Help workers who've lost a job that won't come back and find a new one that won't go away.
• Use community colleges to help train people for new opportunities in their communities.
• Retrain workers in industries that have been hard hit and cover the pay difference during retraining.


McCain said he would:

• Create millions of new jobs, "jobs that will be there when your children enter the work force."


McCain said he would have the United States:

• Produce more energy at home.
• Drill new wells offshore.
• Build more nuclear power plants.

• Develop clean coal technology.
• Increase the use of wind, tide, solar and natural gas.
• Encourage the development and use of flex fuel, hybrid and electric automobiles.


McCain said he would:

• Make schools answer to parents and students.

Health care

McCain said he would:

• Make it easier for more Americans to find and keep good health care insurance.

Federal spending

McCain said he would:

• Reduce government spending and get rid of failed programs to "let you keep more of your own money to save, spend and invest as you see fit."

Foreign relations

McCain said:

• A serious blow has been dealt to al Qaeda, but the terror network has not been defeated and will strike again if able.

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