2008 Election- Obama/McCain Proposed Policies Explained in Plain English

BusinessWeek published a really great non-partisan article that clearly explains the differences in the two candidates proposed policies. Whether or not you are decided, and especially if you haven’t yet decided, this is simple guide to the man who will soon be our next president…

From the article;

Where the Candidates Stand

As Nov. 4 draws near, many Americans are still undecided about for whom they will cast their vote. While many elections in recent memory have been close, none seems to be quite so momentous. Not only because of the historic implications of electing either the nation’s first black President or its first female Vice-President, but because never before has a Presidential election coincided with such economic uncertainty.

In fact, such previous hot-button issues as Iraq, terrorism, and abortion have been all but forgotten amid the raging debate surrounding America’s, and the world’s, financial health. Unsurprisingly, the candidates differ widely on how they would go about responding to the current crisis, and how their policies would impact voters. To help Americans decide, BusinessWeek takes a close look at John McCain’s and Barack Obama’s positions on taxes, jobs, education, health care, the financial crisis, and retirement. First up, taxes…

I think most Americans will agree that this is among the most important elections of our lifetime. With the economy struggling, major wars in two foreign countries (and the possibility of additional wars), radically different views on taxes, health care, and education, and the difference of a democratic president and congress or not, there are major reasons to feel strongly about this election.

I know I do…


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