In surveys, it surpassed the Iraq war, which perhaps has become a kind of uncomfortable noise in the mind of the personage , says Brooks Jackson, director of the Annenberg Political Fact Check. We will get through a dark period, unprecedented in home prices and the price of energy. Nobody knows how far it will reach. The difference between the two major candidates is clear fiscal policy of each. Obama wants tax cuts the Bush administration expire at the end of 2010, as scheduled. His intention is to provide new tax incentives for low-income workers, seniors, students and companies starting their business. When McCain launched his campaign, opposed tax cuts because, he claimed, favored the rich and were a drag on government resources in times of war.
Now, says the cuts should continue, because if finished, will cause an increase in tax burden at a time when the economy is already weakened. McCain also wants to reduce the percentage of the tax on corporate income from 35% to 25%. Obama is in favor of the rebate, but did not specify how much would the reduction. Besides, it increase the tax on capital gains for Americans with annual income of $ 250,000 or more per year, while McCain would maintain current tax rates on capital gains and dividends.En the campaign, Obama said Bush is a fiscal irresponsibility , and that McCain is in the race to meet the third term of George Bush a “only even more irresponsible.