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Everyone is missing the point. Obama lied about his relationship with Ayers. He said Ayers was 'some guy from the 'hood' when in reality Ayers help Obama launch his political career.
Mcsame needs to do a better job with his economic plan...sorry I meant to say Mccain. The guy is honest not in touch with reality and Sarah Palin needs to show herself as a leader to be and not just a negative campaign messager.
Great panel discussion. I don't believe McCain would win the debate if the Ayers topic comes up.
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Further, it is bold for Governor Palin to even approach the subject of balancing a budget if elected. The patriotism speach remains lackluster. Obviously, not communicating or staying on message with Senator McCain on playing down the attacks versus addressing the swing votes.
The message from McCain/Palin must be constant and consistent. "It's the economy stupid!"
Roland Martin with some great comments tonight! its all about the ecnonomy. And bloggers, remember, we rallied 936 points yesterday, so 76 down today is not so bad. Gergen with a great comment too about where does the money come from. Keep in mind, the fed and treasury will print money, and that means long term inflation.
hi anderson&erica amen roland, to you anderson we will keep printing it. smile.
Robin, I hear u. If Ayers is brought up, then Palin's abusive power shoild be brought up.
I think the race is over. So I disagree with Roland. McCain has set himself up for failure. The first time he set himself up was when he picked Sarah Palin as his running mate. Bad choice!!!
I dont care about Bill Heards or whatever his name. There are too much at steak in this country. McCain has to come up with some better strategy to win this election
Come on Anderson! Why does Obama have to be so specific about Ayers? Obama was 8 years old when he did that activity! The man has been rehabilitated and gone on with his life and I think the rest of America needs to move on from that foolishness! Tell me what is going to happen when you become President!!!
I hope they read this....ISSUES ONLY PLEASE! no more mud slinging, it is so old at this point, there isnt much time left for them to get their ideas across to us.
Im with the Independants. I dont care about the Ayers subject, I care about what Obama is going to do.
enough tit for tat ...if there going to "debate anything it needs to be about the issues , not the drama
It would be a bad idea for McCain to mention Bill Ayers, nobody else but his base cares about Ayers, if he uses Ayers independents will only be turned off. People only want to hear about the economy, that's it.
Roland Martin makes a good point. If McCain brings the past up in the debate it will not help his campaign. And don't no one care that he was a POW....
McCain's economic plan is a continuation of the Bush ideology, and that has failed up to this point (including deregulation).
Good evening all, this from someone who said he knows nothing about economics. 26 years in the Congress he should be an expert.
It must be strongly advised that yes, it is a bold move to attack and a very risky move to attack using Ayers, Wright...Senator McCain will solidify his base with the attacks, but the independents will rally to Senator Obama.
Hi! The Presidential campaign has gone on incredibly long–though it's still fascinating. I'm looking forward to tomorrow's debate. I'm voting early afterward.
Hello Anderson ,we hear to much about the connection between Barack Obama and Bill Ayers... yet Bill Ayers is a professor being paid to teach our children. Am I missing something?
I think people are tired of the attacks on Obama. If McCain brings up Ayers tomorrow, it's gonna hurt him. They should both just stick to the issues instead of throwing mud.
I'm wondering if the ongoing Wall Street situation will affect the perception of the candidates. If the Street stabilizes I'm curious about what becomes the issue for the day. Stay tuned.... I suppose.
As usual David Gergen is right the economy will dominate the debate.
Oh, by the way, I am a new blogger. I love ur show Anderson. You always talk about great issues. Keep it up.
Hi Anderson, When John McCain brings up Bill Ayers tomorrow, Barack Obama should bring up Sarah Palin abusing her power.
Good to see you tonight. Help us understand these politicians. I don't want to hear negatives, I want to hear ideas and policies.
if mcain actually asks obama about his relationship with ayers...then he would'nt be able to bring it up anymore as an issue
I listened to McCain's economy speech and there didn't seem to be a unifying theme to what he was trying to do. It's a weird shotgun approach targeted at a variety of voter demographics. Despite what McCain says, Obama's plan has been well fleshed out and consistent.
Cut capital gains tax...what is wrong with this guy...who has capital gains right now...Get with the program John McCain!
Guy, I hear what you are saying!
Welcome to Live Blog on AC 360!!!! Have nice be here tonight!!!! :)
Hopefully countries remain open to what other countries are doing to address positive economic growth, and look at economic plans day by day.
Thank you for keeping me up to date with the news.
I'm glad to see Anderson here. Thank you.
Why isn't there a "none of the above" selection to check on the presidential ballot?
McCains economic plan seems short-sighted and touches on things that aren't, realistically, problem resolvers.
I would like to know , why is it that when Barack Obama announced his plan yesterday, John McCain came back today with a similar plan? Then, McCain wants to say Obama's plan will not work.
Hello Bloggers! Glad the show tonight will be covering both candidate's economic plans.
AC is blogging with pic again....happy day!
You got your picture back!!!! Yipppeeee!!!! ;)
Hello Anderson I am looking forward to your show. I am a new to the blog.
We got AC on the big screen, we don't worry about the small pics
Good Afternoon from Japan,
Happy to see Anderson's picture up today!!!
Good evening Anderson and all.
Good evening Anderson.
What up Anderson. It seems that the market has a flash back of last week
Hellooo Anderson, Erica, and best bloggers!!!!
Not good news for me to see big drop stock/market *whistle*, Including Asia.....But I can't wait see president debate tomorrow night.....
Anderson – I am so tired of hearing the republicans talk about Obama is not experienced enough to lead the country. As far as I am concerned, McCain is not educated enough to run the country. If people would be honest, the debate is like a first grader debating with a high school student. Educationally, Barack Obama and Joe Biden have the education and experience to run this country . . . there is no comparison to their edcation compared to John McCain and Sarah Palin. Go Figure!
Good evening Anderson and everyone. Glad to see Anderson got his picture working.
I have run a small business for years. My experience is that if I hire a new employee, the salary I pay them is a tax deductible expense. So whether the tax rates on profits increase or decrease does not effect my ability to hire a new employee. Profits are what’s left after all expenses are paid. Why all the political talk that if Obama raises the tax rate on businesses, this will somehow affect my ability to hire another employee?
yay, it worked.
evening everyone.. im hoping i can figure out how to make my little picture appear.
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