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Obama´s 81% Support in
New York City is Best in 114 Years

Bloomberg News, by Greg Giroux

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Posted By:smcchk, 1/9/2013 9:56:28 PM

President Barack Obama’s support from New York City in the 2012 election was the highest recorded for a candidate in more than 100 years, according to a final tally of votes. Obama beat Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 81 percent to 18 percent in the nation’s largest city, according to a certified vote count released Dec. 31 by the state board of elections. Some New York ballots were counted late in part because of complications caused by Hurricane Sandy. Obama’s share of the vote is the best showing by a presidential nominee in New York since its five boroughs

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This country is going to break into half soon. The makers are going to keep migrating away from all the takers.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 1/9/2013 10:02:49 PM     (No. 9108096)

Hey, easy, Greg! I can hear your slobbering all the way out in Arizona!
Take it into a private room, pal, ok?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon, 1/9/2013 10:04:00 PM     (No. 9108097)

Polling oversampled Harlem and Greenwich Village.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/9/2013 10:05:48 PM     (No. 9108099)

I could have told you that. Electing Pinky Bloomberg three times is a heavy clue to poor judgment in the Big Apple.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fritzilou, 1/9/2013 10:10:38 PM     (No. 9108103)

I live in NYC and it isn´t like the rest of America, I assure you. It is the center of the elite sheep and thir acolytes. You can talk to any one of them and they repeat what they hear on CNN, ABC, CBS and NBC. They don´t open their minds to any other possibilty, but to the way they think. Alas! The other 19% whisper low in the bagel shops and the privacy of their apartments where they are safe from the assault of the lemmings.

The only hopeful sign I have heard from one of them is that he knows MSNBC is a joke and Chris Mathews and the rest of the trained seals are ridiculous buffoons. Gee, even one of them got that right.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 1/9/2013 10:13:35 PM     (No. 9108107)

The comments are pretty good after the article.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: john56, 1/9/2013 10:21:45 PM     (No. 9108113)

Most despots usually get around 99% of the vote ... Dear Leader(US) isn´t that good of a despot, he can only steal 81% of the stupid liberal vote in Nooo Yerk City.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Polecat49, 1/9/2013 10:22:43 PM     (No. 9108115)

Big F---ing deal. new york city has backed every so-called liberal, socialist, marxist, communist democRAT leader for the last 10 to 15 years. The city, new york and new jersey get screwed big time and all they can do is rejoyce about being treated like crap. If we are stupid enough to look to them for leadership, we richley deserve to go on the trash heap of history.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: AnnG, 1/9/2013 10:24:17 PM     (No. 9108117)

Maybe a lot of Republicans have left NYC with all the high taxes.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Judith, 1/9/2013 10:30:10 PM     (No. 9108123)

I don´t think THIS nyc would survive another 9/11.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 1/9/2013 10:32:10 PM     (No. 9108125)

I was born there - and still enjoy visiting - mostly for the museums. But I´ve caught up on my quota of ´´gay musicals´´ and thus avoid Broadway if the wife lets me. Besides, Ellen´s Stardust Diner and the cast of aspiring singers often provides a much better show than what you get via TKTS. And the food is reasonable - for NYC.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: chance_232, 1/9/2013 10:32:38 PM     (No. 9108127)

For the record, I will never, ever, again support military action to avenge the deaths of New Yorkers. The next time a plane flies into a New York sky scrapper, I will be the first to ask, "why do they hate us?"

New York could burn to the ground and I would consider it to be urban renewal.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 1/9/2013 10:58:02 PM     (No. 9108148)

CR*P, now that the cat is out of the bag, what self respecting terrorist would want to blow up this den of stupidity? They will avoid even denting this nest of inequity and head out where people really think. Look out Yellow Creek, Texas...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: veritas, 1/9/2013 11:06:53 PM     (No. 9108154)

So, is this the official count from Honest John´s "You Cast ´Em -- We ´Count´ ´Em" election service?

#14: It´s s-o-o-o much easier to paint with a broad brush [and sometimes foul brush -- per #7] than to think and discriminate. There are landmarks, museums, and historic sites galore in NYC to be preserved and treasured.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hartright, 1/9/2013 11:07:15 PM     (No. 9108156)

“Lucy! You got some ‘splainin’ to do!”

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Reply 15 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 1/9/2013 11:10:04 PM     (No. 9108158)

These numbers indicate either voter fraud or voter stupidity; there is no other answer.
By the way #4, we have the same problem here in red state Kansas. Many people only get their news from CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC and it is gospel to them. If I turn the breakroom tv to Fox you would think the devil himself had walked into the room to steal their souls.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 1/9/2013 11:15:40 PM     (No. 9108165)

I think it´s a misprint. They meant that he has 114% support. Acorn is active there.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: pros7767, 1/9/2013 11:18:19 PM     (No. 9108167)

More evidence that New Yorkers are idiots. I live 30 minutes away and only go into NYC if I absolutely have to, usually for the doctors (which are the best in the world for now!)

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Reply 18 - Posted by: NavalAviatorRet, 1/10/2013 12:11:02 AM     (No. 9108204)

Been to NYC on two occasions. My takeaway from that experience is that 1) living 900 miles south is close enough 2) more of them need to move from here back home

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Reply 19 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/10/2013 1:19:22 AM     (No. 9108225)

Clown cars in a circus tent...fools....low-info know nothings....yuppies....lefty snobs......thats most of New York, so no wonder. Still, admiring such a foreign exchange student with low accomplishment is a bit too much for the rest of us, so wise up you dolts in New York, you´re part of the problem!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/10/2013 1:42:22 AM     (No. 9108230)

Sure it wasn´t 130% for Obama, like in some swing districts? If election reform isn´t addressed, we are doomed; The progressives are voting from the entire nat´l database..

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Pinons, 1/10/2013 2:12:33 AM     (No. 9108241)

Non-Hispanic Blacks? Non-Hispanic Asians? What kind of creatures are those, Greg?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/10/2013 3:08:15 AM     (No. 9108253)

There are mainly only three types of critters who live in NYC (with a few wonderful exceptions like those who can be found here)... 1) The elite, wealthy, know-it-all snobs who want to be (or are already) part of the ruling class and think they know best for everyone else; 2) the ghetto poor who have been subjected and shaped by leftist policies, government schools, and massive doses of false propaganda for several decades--ignorant low info voters; and 3) the artsy types, students, foreigners (incl. illegal and legal aliens), and various others that are cliquish and set in their own little worlds and don´t associate with others who think differently.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/10/2013 4:45:53 AM     (No. 9108287)

81% seems about right when you consider that NYC is a hotbed for parasites living off the producers.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/10/2013 10:27:58 AM     (No. 9108772)

I´m with #26; monuments and museums can be rebuilt and refilled, a Republic is FAR more delicate and needs be saved REGARDLESS of the cost to ´buildings´.

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