If Obama WASN'T president.........

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    If he didn't get elected, were would we be today? Better? Worse? I'd like to hear a few educated replies. Neubarth, give me some charts! haha jk
     
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    Probably the exact same.
     
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    I don't think McCain would have acted much differently. Other than not being on the verge of some seriously crappy "lets pretend we're doing something about healthcare" bill, it would be same old shit, different day.
     
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    It's not so much where we are right now, but what the future would hold.
     
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    McCain was for TARP before he was against it.
    He voted for it.
     
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    He must have borrowed some ideas from John Kerry.
     
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    Just being Mavericky.
     
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    [​IMG]He would find a gig
     
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    I don't think McCain would be very much more popular than Obama. In my opinion, both were poor choices for President - one just a little worse than the other. You had your choice between "Hard Liberal" or "Soft Liberal". We are hurting for good leadership in this country. Obama is not getting the job done and the sad thing is, no matter how much we bitch and moan, I don't see anybody on the horizon who could do much of a better job. It would be nice though, to have a President that didn't constantly tell lies and have to bribe people to get things done.
     
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    My hunch is that we would be doing slightly better. I don't believe McCain would have allowed the spending of nearly $1 Trillion for a slush fund and the troop levels in Afghanistan would only be slightly higher. We certainly would not have seen a bunch of power-hungry Democrats hiding behind closed doors to get a healthcare bill passed at all costs. The slush fund and the healthcare bills have had a net negative effect on the market.
     

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