Election Predictions

Who will win the Presidential Election & by how mny % points?

Poll ended at Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:38 pm

Obama
23
48%
McCain
24
50%
Barr
0
No votes
Paul
1
2%
Nader
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 48

Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Mike Wilson On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:11 pm

Odds are, the guy is going to win. I do think, however, that he has absolutely nothing to offer other than properly presented, pre-scripted, feel good policies. If his staff ever left him, he'd be clueless. Is McCain better? In my opinion, yes, but that doesn't count for much.
The problem is, as I see it, that we are not so much "electing" B. Hussein Obama Jr., as we are "un-electing" Bush. As a result, McCain hardly stands a chance, notwithstanding the fact that he is six times the man that the kid from Indonesia could ever wish to be.
Jesus H. Christ himself could run as a Republican in this race, the electorate would still put Obama in office.
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Cyber36 On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:53 pm

Jesus H. Christ would NEVER even be allowed on the ballot. He hasn't got any money....................
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Devil505 On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 2:18 pm

Mike Wilson wrote:Is McCain better? In my opinion, yes, but that doesn't count for much.


Considering that McCain voted with Bush 95% of the time, still supports & wants to continue his major economic & foreign policies (& I'm guessing would retain many Bush advisers, speech writers & even Cabinet members), please explain why you think McCain would not be just 4 more years of a Bush Presidency?
Specifically, what major policies would be different under a President McCain?
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: kootch88 On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 2:44 pm

His VP wouldn't be smart enough to get us into trouble all around the world, or wouldn't be able to boost the future of Halliburton either, there is one difference.

No matter what, it isn't fair to compare McCain to Bush. McCain is smarter, has some integrity and really has tried to do things the right way. Bush is flat out corrupt. I have a cousin who has a large electronics company in Austin and they have known Bush for years because all the heavy hitters know the owners of the Rangers and the Cowboys. They always said he is not as big a jerk as he appears on TV, ( they actually like him) but they also said there isn't a lot happening upstairs. They also said he is full of it, but we know that now too. I am not going to vote for McCain because I think many of his policies are rehashed Bush policies and those obviously haven't worked. I may have considered voting for him if he hadn't brought Palin onto the ticket with him. Anyone who beleives man walked with Dinosaurs scares the heck out of me.
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 3:01 pm

Cyber36 wrote:Jesus H. Christ would NEVER even be allowed on the ballot. He hasn't got any money....................


Nor would he be a natural born citizen.
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: kootch88 On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 3:12 pm

He won't be able to "take care" of anyone, we don't have the money to do it. What they may do is create a public works program similr to Roosevelt did. It has been reported that they have been studying the alphabet soup programs Roosevelt put togther when he took office. When you are having a depression deficit spending is what is required, otherwise the defecit will deepen. I thinnk that may be the approach they take.
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Mike Wilson On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 4:40 pm

Devil505 wrote:please explain why you think McCain would not be just 4 more years of a Bush Presidency?
Specifically, what major policies would be different under a President McCain?


Seeing as I did not assert an opinion on either of your two questions, I decline.

Devil, I know it's easy to revert to the same points, over and over again, but I am not thinking inside your box.
It is just SO easy to repeat, ad nauseum, that a McCain Presidency will be four more years of Bush. In fact, it is nothing more than a tag line, and a blindingly convenient one at that. If you hold McCain in the same vein as Bush, then perhaps you've been huffing the stovepipe a little too much. I believe they are, at their essence, different men.

This is so much more than black and white. In fact, it is infinite shades of gray, some only marginally different from others.
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Mike Wilson On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 4:41 pm

coaledsweat wrote:
Cyber36 wrote:Jesus H. Christ would NEVER even be allowed on the ballot. He hasn't got any money....................


Nor would he be a natural born citizen.


Which would be another thing that B. Hussein and Jesus have in common. The coincidences just keep coming!
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Devil505 On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 4:51 pm

Mike Wilson wrote:It is just SO easy to repeat, ad nauseum, that a McCain Presidency will be four more years of Bush. In fact, it is nothing more than a tag line,


Look Mike, I'm not trying to pick on you but you say that McCain won't be just 4 more years of Bush yet you cannot or will not explain any difference between the two of them. I can point to how an Obama Presidency would be different than Bush on almost any subject you care to pick...Economics, foreign policy, etc. Simply stating that McCain won't be Bush's third term doesn't make it so.
I'll listen if someone can show me some real difference between Bush & McCain....There aren't any that I can see.

(if Obama kept denying that he his partially black......... & that it is just a tired, McCain line, would you believe him?...Of course not....No matter how much he denies it, we can see he is!...Similarly, no matter how much McCain SAYS he isn't GW Bush.......We can see he is!!
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Mike Wilson On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:21 pm

Devil505 wrote:Look Mike, I'm not trying to pick on you but you say that McCain won't be just 4 more years of Bush yet you cannot or will not explain any difference between the two of them. I can point to how an Obama Presidency would be different than Bush on almost any subject you care to pick...Economics, foreign policy, etc. Simply stating that McCain won't be Bush's third term doesn't make it so.
I'll listen if someone can show me some real difference between Bush & McCain....There aren't any that I can see.


[rant]
Devil, do me a favor, go back and read my posts, and please, tell me, where did I ever say that "McCain won't be just 4 more years of Bush". Please do so, or at least stop posting that I have said something, that in fact, I have not. I'm not trying to pick on you either, but do not put words into my mouth. I don't appreciate it.

Now, seeing as we have, by now, acknowledged that I haven't said what you say I did, once again, I decline to "explain any difference between the two of them". I never said there was, or was not, a difference. Frankly, I never even addressed the issue of McCain vis a vis Bush. Oh, and on another note, while you say "Simply stating that McCain won't be Bush's third term doesn't make it so", I might also note that simply stating McCain will be Bush's third term doesn't make it so either. If you were so good at predicting the future, we'd be voting for you as President... but we're not. Nobody knows what may happen, should McCain, or Obama, be elected.

My point, which I believe I have made more than clear in a few posts interspersed in your months of pedantic Obama drivel, is that, in my own opinion, McCain is better suited for the position, and McCain is simply a better man. I have noted Obama's complete and utter failure to stand up for and defend the honor of the country he is intending to lead, and we have watched him simply stand by, motionless, as others make direct attacks on us. That, frankly, from a Presidential candidate, is both offensive and frightening to me. And based upon these few items, I do not believe that the man is either qualified for, or deserves, the position he seeks to attain.

That's all Devil, nothing more. This is only my opinion. I am not trying to alter anyone else's position, nor would I condescend to impart words or ideals upon another. As someone who has actually voted for Ron Paul in the past, physically worked in the Capitol Building, and heard all the political banter and blather for more decades than I care to admit, I can only say that whoever the poor soul is who wins this election, he is most likely doomed.
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Now can we please get this damned election over, so we can all do the Rodney King thing and just get along?

-- MW
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Devil505 On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:28 pm

Mike Wilson wrote:Now can we please get this damned election over, so we can all do the Rodney King thing and just get along?



If we can't get "enthusiastic" over things as important as this Mike, then it's time for all of us to turn on the TV & watch American Idol! ;)

(Things would just be allot smother if everyone here just agreed with me!!...All the time!! :up: :box: :devil: )
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:33 pm

Do you mean smoother? It would be if you got a new jacket.
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: mr1precision On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:44 pm

Mike Wilson wrote:
Devil505 wrote:Look Mike, I'm not trying to pick on you but you say that McCain won't be just 4 more years of Bush yet you cannot or will not explain any difference between the two of them. I can point to how an Obama Presidency would be different than Bush on almost any subject you care to pick...Economics, foreign policy, etc. Simply stating that McCain won't be Bush's third term doesn't make it so.
I'll listen if someone can show me some real difference between Bush & McCain....There aren't any that I can see.


Here are some for you too see! :D

http://help.com/post/162449-the-differe ... mccain-and
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: Ed.A On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:56 pm

Cyber36 wrote:Jesus H. Christ would NEVER even be allowed on the ballot. He hasn't got any money....................


The very fact that this is true makes most of us ill. :sick:
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Re: Election Predictions

PostBy: 14x300 On: Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:00 pm

coalkirk wrote:The counter to that is do you really think it will be better under Obama? I don't. We'll all be "taken care of" like his brother in the hut or his aunt in the Boston slum. Don't get me wrong, I don't think McCain has any answers either. I just think Obama with an all dem congress will be an unmitagated disaster.



Someone obviously is a Rush fan. Yesterday Rush said he didn't want to make a big deal out of the Aunt, yet spent 2 days talking about it. It was ok for Bush to have a Republican Congress who rubber stamped everything for 4 years, in which time Bush never vetoed anything, but it is unheard of to have a Democratic president and Congress? What is wrong with this picture?
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