Topic: Where America Is Headed
OWN: The economy is on everyone’s mind these days. What are you hearing from your members about the failed economic policies of George W. Bush and John McCain?
Sara Rogers: Our country is headed in the wrong direction. Unemployment is up, wages are down, and we’re sending too many good, family supporting jobs overseas. We’re watching our nation let the middle class down, and we’re deeply worried about our children’s futures.
OWN: What about the skyrocketing cost of health care?
SR: Health care covers too little, costs too much, excludes too many ‘ and it’s not getting better fast enough for working people. Nearly 50 million Americans have no health care ‘ a number which has grown even higher as George W. Bush and John McCain fight against efforts to provide affordable coverage to every America
OWN: Working men and women continue to suffer under the anti-labor policies of Bush and McCain. What can we do about this?
SR: Workers have all but lost the freedom to improve their lives through unions. Working men and women are fed up and ready for a change. We’re unified, energized and ready to make sure that working people’s issues will have a home in Madison and in the White House.