a New Bump for Obama ?

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by macfan881, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. macfan881 macrumors 68020

    Feb 22, 2006
    Well today Exxon Mobil posted there results today and they have recived a 14.8 Billion $ proffit. now with todays economy and a majorty of the companys in the market just barely making or loosing proffit this shows we need change i really hope obama hits this point today on his campain trails today. it shows we need breaks from these companys making billion $$$ profits.

  2. Cleverboy macrumors 65816


    May 25, 2007
    Pocket Universe, nth Dimensional Complex Manifold
    I think everyone who thinks "rich companies" need to simply get taxed more, should really examine the issue for fairness concerns. I'm not clear its NOT fair, but I'm not entirely convinced it IS fair.

    Bump for Obama? This thread title ("a New Bump for Obama ?") should be renamed. This has very LITTLE to do with Obama, unless you agree he's a socialist, you yourself are a socialist as well, AND you think taxing profitable companies in the most simplistic sense, is GOOD for America. That's a hard combination to come by, but I don't doubt its out there.


    ~ CB
  3. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

    Feb 14, 2004
    OBJECTIVE reality
    I agree about the title. I expected to see a thread about Obama's poll numbers or something.

    I don't even think you're making your point clear, macfan. You seem to be saying something about windfall profits but then you're talking about other companies barely making a profit, and I'm not sure what kind of line you're trying to draw between the two.

    Not criticizing, I'm just a little more clarity, particularly in the thread title, would help.
  4. abijnk macrumors 68040


    Oct 15, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
  5. Peace macrumors Core


    Apr 1, 2005
    Space--The ONLY Frontier
  6. emw macrumors G4


    Aug 2, 2004
    I believe the point was that Obama may receive a "bump" in his poll numbers because people will once again realize that the oil companies are making tremendous profits while the economy continues to flounder, and associate McCain to Bush to big oil.
  7. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    There's some bumping on the floor from Obama I enjoyed a few minutes ago.

    YouTube 2:40
  8. mactastic macrumors 68040


    Apr 24, 2003
    I was expecting to see something about a Obama baby-momma Hollyweird-style baby-bump...

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