New Poll Yahoo News: Small Businesses Favor Obama by 11 Points. What does this mean?

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    Here's the link to the poll results that I just read:
    news.yahoo.com/s/prweb/20081003/bs_prweb/prweb1413794_1

    I was a little confused by the debate last night when Palin mentioned small businesses would feel a tax crunch if Obama gets elected.

    Does anybody here know the details of Obama's tax plan in relation to small business?
     
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    Nope. I do know that what Palin said was wrong, though. She claims that small businesses would be taxed under Obama. But they won't be, only personal income from small business is taxed.

    She's a little shaky on the workings of the government, surprise, surprise!
     
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    it means you really should not trust polls. Remember the exit polls in the last Presidential election? Overwhelmingly for Kerry. Where is Kerry?
     
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    It means that they trust him more to deal with economic decisions... just like the rest of the public, where he's doing better than McCain.

    And from factcheck...

    FactCheck.org: FactChecking Biden-Palin Debate

    You can get more on his website, too.
     
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    I called bullshit on that during the thread last night.

    That's one of the top things the McCain campaign likes to lie about. I expect it to be brought up in the next debate too.
     
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    Because Obama want's government to pay for things that businesses are paying for now. Healthcare insurance being one of them.
    Just found this:
    Independent Street : Survey: McCain the Favorite Among Small-Business Owners
     
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    McCain is going to give people a $5,000 health care credit (though he fails to mention he'll tax it of course).

    Where is he going to get the money for that from? The sky? :cuckoo:
     
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    The Fed just prints money--or have you forgotten already ?
     
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    I don't know where, but I'd rather the government just offer to pay for our premiums rather than provide the health care itself.
     
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    Which means shit to the rest of the world when our money is worth as much as this:

    $monopoly_20money.jpg
     

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