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Pew Poll: Mitt Romney Storms
Into The Lead Over Obama

Business Insider, by Brett LoGiurato

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 10/8/2012 8:24:40 PM

In a shocking one-month swing, Mitt Romney stormed into the lead over President Barack Obama in a new Pew Research poll conducted after Romney's consensus victory in the first presidential debate. The poll finds a 11-point swing among likely voters. In Pew's last poll, conducted in the middle of September, Obama led Romney 51-43 among likely voters. Now, Romney leads 49-46. The shift is due to Romney shoring up key areas of strength among likely voters and improving his overall image, much of which can be attributed to his strang debate performance. Sixty-six percent of voters thought

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 10/8/2012 8:32:28 PM     (No. 8919103)

FTA: "The poll sampled 36 percent Republicans, 31 percent Democrats and 30 percent Independents. It's notable because most polls over the past two years have found higher samples of Democrats, leading to recent charges of bias and so-called "unskewing" of results."

Not sure what they're trying to say here.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Paglia guy, 10/8/2012 8:39:24 PM     (No. 8919111)

Yabba dabba doo!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232, 10/8/2012 8:46:32 PM     (No. 8919129)

"Not sure what they're trying to say here."

Easy.......... In a week or two they either correctly sample dems'reps or over sample dems and then declare Obama the "Comeback Kid"

NEVER trust the liberals..........

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Reply 4 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/8/2012 9:18:53 PM     (No. 8919170)

It's simple: We've got problems that require adult leadership. We've got a man in Mitt Romney who has accomplished things in life. Barry, on the other hand, has been praised and promoted all his life for voting "present". Besides, Americans aren't really all that into Marxist ideology.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/8/2012 10:21:03 PM     (No. 8919263)

Ride 'em cowboy He ha Stay on that bronco. Thank you Lord!! The bamster's going down ...
low. BHO how about an on air breakdown? That would be worth the price of a ticket *exactly 4 bits each* Gov. praying for you, Sir

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thegare, 10/8/2012 10:25:40 PM     (No. 8919272)

If the sample was as number one states, then Mitt is behind in Michigan......no way Michigan has more Pubies then Dems.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 10/9/2012 7:23:37 AM     (No. 8919633)

We've got a month to go, folks.

Pray and work, work and pray.

The Dems are not going to go down gracefully --as we can see from the "Romney Lied" meme. Dems will lie, cheat, steal, and if necessary, murder.

Pray and work, work and pray.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: RIsailor, 10/9/2012 7:31:40 AM     (No. 8919649)

I've always been kinda suspicious of Pew as liberal organization, probably cuz Andy Kohut their survey expert is often on the PBS News Hour.

Now that they are reporting how well Mitt is doing in their poll, I checked them out in Wikipedia.

This quote from the late Joseph N. Pew, Jr. (founder of Sunoco and creator of the $5 billion trust) - calling Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal -"a gigantic scheme to raze U.S. businesses to a dead level and debase the citizenry into a mass of ballot-casting serf" is making me a new believer in Pew surveys.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jebediah, 10/9/2012 7:49:31 AM     (No. 8919676)

Do not get overconfident here!!!!!!!-----Romney is still running, in general, an underwhelming campaign, passing by opportunity after opportunity to do quick response ads to some of the more egregious Obama comments and betting it all on the debates (which I hope will be fine but the PRESS WON'T THINK SO) and the hope that that that same Press will cover things like the military speech. BUT NEVER underestimate the vicious, nasty Chicago stuff that the Obama campaign will be putting out---we have just seen the tip of the iceberg...we will see the dead and illegals vote, foreigners contribute big bucks, the sweeping under the rug of anything iffy, like BenGazi and Fast & Furious and the WARN law......and the MSM will cover for the man. They may have been stunned by the lst debate, but they are still there, as partisan as ever.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hermoine, 10/9/2012 7:52:37 AM     (No. 8919684)

#8 -- Don't be fooled by the fact that the Pew Foundation was originally created by a common-sense, successful, conservative-minded businessman. So were Ford, MacArthur and many other large, influential foundations. Sadly, many of their children and grand-children were 60's counterculture lefties who now sit on the boards and direct funds to leftist organizations. David Horowitz's book, The New Leviathan, details this nicely: http://www.amazon.com/The-New-Leviathan-Money-Machine-ebook/dp/B006OHIXK2

Now, regarding those polls...perhaps they seem to have swung so wildly because they were never correct in the first place. Romney has been much, much closer to Obama all along, but now, because they skewed them so far to their favor a month ago, they are having to eat crow because it appears that Romney has just completely overtaken him.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Maybeth, 10/9/2012 7:56:44 AM     (No. 8919688)


The polls say?
Interesting, this change.

Although it's true that Obama's dim-witted debate performance was the evening's highlight, I believe that the on-going LIES have finally caught up with the president, his henchmen and the Old Media.
.... This anti-America bunch has been outed as dishonest manipulators intent on the destruction of our United States Constitution and the freedoms which separate America from nations ruled by oppressive despots.

The exit polls showed that Hugo Chavez lost the election.
Ooops.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grambo, 10/9/2012 8:10:12 AM     (No. 8919709)

Polls are too easily manipulated to be worth the trouble of reading. A count of bumper stickers or yard signs would be far more illuminating.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 10/9/2012 8:14:43 AM     (No. 8919722)

It's amazing what competence on display will do

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Reply 14 - Posted by: LZK, 10/9/2012 8:16:49 AM     (No. 8919730)

The "polling" is driving me crazy.....

Every media outlet and consultant is tied to "polls" -- whether good or bad....

Look -- the only poll that counts is November 6th....

Yesterday a poster said something I can identify with as a Chicago citizen. It doesn't matter "who" votes -- only WHO counts the votes. Here in Illinois obama has won already because speaker madigan and lisa madigan and rahm emanuel and our governor all counted the votes with the help of the SIEU thugs.... Yes it's been decided already who will win and the votes have been lined up to accommodate that result.

Welcome to business done the Chicago way....

LZK

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bnrmusa, 10/9/2012 8:24:55 AM     (No. 8919751)

#6, many of those democrats have sparkly bass boats and pickup trucks. They are ripe for the picking.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: My 2 Cents, 10/9/2012 8:40:15 AM     (No. 8919796)

What a wonderful October surprise.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JAN, 10/9/2012 8:41:43 AM     (No. 8919804)

Have the men in white coats come to take tingles away?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/9/2012 8:44:38 AM     (No. 8919811)

#3 may have a point. This is the first poll we have seen which has sampled more Republicans - may be deliberately over sampled. This does smell like a trap. After the second dabate the sampling will go back to 'normal' and Zippy will loudly be procalimed to be the come back kid. But Mitt on the other hand also will come more prepared and knowledgeable about his opponent's weaknesses. It could backfire on these guys.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: raspberry, 10/9/2012 8:46:59 AM     (No. 8919816)

#10 is correct. View this with caution.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bobgray2, 10/9/2012 8:51:45 AM     (No. 8919825)

Sounds like they are trying to turn 0bama into the underdog in this race, despite his being an incumbent president. Going for that sympathy vote, because probably 5% of the electorate are suckers for that kind of thing.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: gusman, 10/9/2012 8:53:17 AM     (No. 8919828)

#1 for the first time you are seeing a poll based on the 2010 election model, basically all the polls prior are using over sampling of Dems and under sampling of Repubs. You will see more accurate polls in the weeks before the election because polling companies DO NOT want to miss the results big time as it will severely hurt their reputation and will lose business.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: chillijilli, 10/9/2012 8:59:29 AM     (No. 8919842)

What would be so hard about Pew (or any of the others) using CONSISTENT oversampling in their polls? If they choose to oversample Demos by +4, fine---then just report the oversampling up front but then *keep* oversampling +4 Demos in all future polls.
Apparently, they are more interested in manipulating poll numbers and thereby manipulating the news than they are in providing solid factual data for comparison purposes.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Tina Marie M, 10/9/2012 9:00:25 AM     (No. 8919844)

Prayers do get answered! Keep on storming Heaven with them!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: rustycfc, 10/9/2012 9:05:06 AM     (No. 8919859)

solong barry and go join your gang in chicago.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: awen, 10/9/2012 9:27:01 AM     (No. 8919924)

I do not trust polls good or bad. There is always an agenda. Guaranteed, if the polls slant towards Romney, the MSM will be trumpeting the "come-back kid" meme for Obama when they go back to their over sampling of Democrats SOP.



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Reply 26 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 10/9/2012 9:32:59 AM     (No. 8919944)

It seems to me I heard pundits say before the debates, "Debates don't matter much these days, people are pretty well dug in." Well, I guess they've been excavated.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: joeyinempirestate, 10/9/2012 9:40:24 AM     (No. 8919960)

The new template: 0 rebounds in Debate #2, thus cancelling out all of Mitt's gains from Debate #1...it's a ballgame again! dead even!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: RancherJack, 10/9/2012 9:45:40 AM     (No. 8919978)

KNOW PEW

n 1957, J Howard Pew, founder of Sunoco, created the J. Howard Pew Freedom Trust with his $1 billion estate trust with instructions that it use its funds to "acquaint the American people" with "the evils of bureaucracy," "the values of the free market," and "the paralyzing effects of government controls on lives and activities of people," to "inform our people of the struggle, persecution, hardship, sacrifice and death by which freedom of the individual was won" and to educate them about how "Socialism, Welfare statism [and] Fascism . . . are but devices by which government seizes the ownership or control of the tools of production." In accordance with those wishes, the Freedom Trust funded mostly libertarian and conservative activities, as long as its board consisted of Pew family members and friends.

Think that's still Pew today?
Think someone got in there and twisted J Howard's clearly stated estate instructions to fortress the Left?

Dang right it happened. NEVER BELIEVE ANYTHING FROM PEW.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 10/9/2012 9:46:38 AM     (No. 8919981)

I am not in the least concerned about the election....it will be a landslide. I am concerned right now about the three weeks leading up to the election. These totalitarians are not going to just fade away. Something is up I feel. Every morning I get up going to Drudge to see if the 'it' has hit.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: andyboy, 10/9/2012 10:12:39 AM     (No. 8920075)

Although R+5 seems a little too good to be true, it does illustrate how much impact sampling has on the poll result.

On the other hand, if Romney really does have a huge lead among independents, that is very significant indeed.



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Reply 31 - Posted by: Deedo, 10/9/2012 10:56:17 AM     (No. 8920205)

First, I love it when the Good Guy "Storms" into the lead!

Second, I think that R+5 might still be oversampling Democrats this time around.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: rexhandsom, 10/9/2012 11:23:18 AM     (No. 8920307)

Hollly Poop .... I stumbled into a ROOM OF PARANOID Republicans or next week's SNL show

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Butch59, 10/9/2012 11:41:39 AM     (No. 8920364)

#21 has already said what I was going to. I have little on no faith in all of these "polls" simply because they have, for the most part, an agenda of their own. However, as the election gets closer and closer, they will attempt to poll in a more even handed way because they don't want to have their results so far out of reality on election day. That would cost them a lot of business. After all, selling their product is how they make money.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: sgmode, 10/9/2012 11:53:23 AM     (No. 8920402)

Just voted today in Akron,Ohio all Republican...felt great!
A few observations: It was a mad house and took me 50 min.
There were alot of AA (Africa Americans) voters.They were Bused in.
Our turn out is critcial!

I had to fill out 2 sheets,on both it asked for your DL# or last 4 digits of SS#. Officials check it to see if they match, one AA bro was called out on it... that was reasuring.
I will go to my polling place in Nov. to see if it is recorded that I voted early.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/9/2012 12:16:17 PM     (No. 8920493)

Perhaps this poll actually reflects the real percentage breakdowns of republicans, damnocrats and indies in the country. In that case, the results would be right on target.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Conservativegirl, 10/9/2012 12:23:53 PM     (No. 8920526)

I suspect that the truth between this and the pollsters that are in the bag for Zero, is in between. Although, the lefty polls have been more over on their side. I think if we at least cosider Dems and Pubs to be an equal percentage, it's probably R-47 and O-45.


Girl's Hubby

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Reply 37 - Posted by: dman, 10/9/2012 2:10:35 PM     (No. 8920935)

At this point I take all polls with skepticism. Romney must press ahead on offense, block and tackle, take advantage of what opportunities present themselves, and not pay too much attention to the scoreboard.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: nevernaught, 10/9/2012 2:34:56 PM     (No. 8920998)

A better summary would be 'The poll sampled 36 percent Republicans, 31 percent Democrats and 30 percent Independents', however the cemetery vote isn't in yet.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: thecatalyst, 10/9/2012 2:58:49 PM     (No. 8921043)

Here is my prediction: Romney wins big in November. The Obamas begin a television career next year--most likely with a liberal talk show. They may be defeated, but they will never go away silently.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 10/9/2012 3:06:52 PM     (No. 8921059)

Sample ratios mean EVERYTHING in these polls and the truth is, no one really knows what the correct portions of Republicans, dems, and Independents are. Any poll that uses the 2008 ratios is worthless. We can almost guarantee that there are NOT as many dems as 2008 and probably a lot more Independents. I could argue that most interesting aspect of a poll is the trend established when using consistent rations over time. That's why Rasmussen is useful, not for their absolute numbers but the trend toward Romney. Whatever the voter mix actually is, Romney has gained a lot of strength.

My person view is that BO is too massively liberal and incompetent to have the kind of support claimed. His debate performance showed no intellectual power. He was programmed with his talking points and he stuck to them, even when Romney denied them. Of course the liberal take is that Romney lied instead of that BO was wrong. What has BO done that gives us any confidence in him for the future? He TOLD us he can't work with Republicans. That's why he has taken all these unilateral actions. So what will change in the future that will allow him to get things done? Will all the Republicans just vanish? He probably wishes they would.

I cannot believe that a majority of the electorate is dumb enough to accept BO's record of abject failure and gullible enough to think he will do any better in the next 4 years. I have more faith in the American people than that. If my faith is misplaced, the Country is doomed anyway.

Romney is clearly a FAR better choice, strongly successful in business, politics, and the in betweens of the Olympics. I believe most people can see that.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 10/9/2012 4:17:33 PM     (No. 8921231)

"This is a B.. F....... D...!'
- Joe Bite-me

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Reply 42 - Posted by: fairplay, 10/9/2012 6:59:02 PM     (No. 8921502)

Romney can't be worse than Obama.

Give Romney a chance!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: msts, 10/9/2012 9:55:29 PM     (No. 8921769)

Make a few assumptions. Assume that the two parties are equally split. It doesn't matter how split, say 40% each with 20% as Independents. At 78%, that puts Romney up 56 - 44. If polls being run from MI, PA and OH show Romney in "striking distance" amonth before the election, and being reported as such, not as "Obama ahead", this shows internal data has Romney ahead in those states. All the numbers are shown as close to get the Dem voters out because it must be shown in their internal data that the base is de-energized and not likely to come out. I think a romp by Romney with lots of "But I don't know anyone who voted for Mitt" conversations afterwards.
From my lips to God's ears.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/9/2012 10:05:32 PM     (No. 8921784)

I was polled for the first time today by a recording who asked a lot of personal questions.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/10/2012 12:10:39 AM     (No. 8921984)

I have to believe that the people who turned out in 2010 to give the democrats their shellacking have not disappeared. Someone said recently that 40 million people claim affiliation or sympathy with the Tea Party.

They aren't going to vote for Obama next month.

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A tire violently blew out amid a US Airways flight´s takeoff sending 149 passengers frantically crawling out the emergency side doors. Amid the chaos, it was a lone female passenger who valiantly posed for a selfie. "So my plane just crashed ... I almost died," @han_horan Tweeted at 6:35 p.m. Thursday. "So yup," she added with her face angled before the wrecked plane and emergency crews. (snip for photo) The passengers aboard Flight 1702 heading for Florida were forced to evacuate onto the Philadelphia International Airport´s runway after a nose gear collapse that left plumes of smoke.

How Sink sank in Florida
special election
Washington Times, by Wesley Pruden    Original Article
Posted By: Maryland_Patriot- 3/13/2014 10:47:07 PM     Post Reply
Alex Sink, who was the model for the Democratic congressional candidate of 2014, lost what was supposed to be a slam-dunk victory Tuesday in Florida. She got the slam, but not the dunk, and departs the arena leaving a valuable lesson for her party. The Democrats spent lavishly in the district, which includes St. Petersburg and hugs the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, confident that voters who twice gave majorities to President Obama would respond eagerly to a candidate much like him. There was plenty of money to spread the message. She spent $5.4 million on the race, nearly $1 million



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Obama Told Military Leaders:
Accept Gays In Military Or
Step Down, Admiral Says

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BuzzFeed.com, by Ellie Hall    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/31/2014 8:00:05 PM     Post Reply
In a meeting with the heads of the five service branches in 2010, President Obama offered the leaders a choice: Support my efforts to end the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, or resign. In a video obtained by BuzzFeed via a Freedom of Information Act request, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert Papp revealed that Obama was unwilling to compromise with service leaders over DADT during a meeting in 2010. “We were called into the Oval Office and President Obama looked all five service chiefs in the eye and said, ‘This is what I want to do.’ I cannot divulge everything

´Vast Majority´ of Romney Donors
Want Jeb Bush Run in 2016

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/30/2014 8:32:22 PM     Post Reply
A "vast majority" of Mitt Romney donors, establishment pooh-bahs, and an anti-conservative consultant who is the epitome of permanent political class want former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to run for president in 2016. Bush was in Las Vegas this week meeting with Sheldon Adelson, and, according to the Post, "many if not most of 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s major donors are reaching out to Bush and his confidants with phone calls, e-mails and invitations to meet." One bundler even said that a "vast majority” of "Romney’s top 100 donors would back Bush." The Post also noted that in the meantime "Bush’s

The Political Party Elites Have Spoken:
It’s Bush vs. Clinton in 2016

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PJ Media, by Ron Radosh    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 3/31/2014 6:57:51 AM     Post Reply
I have no objections to Jeb Bush running for president. He obviously has a wide appeal as a potential candidate. (Snip) His support of Common Core, however, will also find many who are in the conservative ranks objecting, since they fear that Common Core represents educational centralism and having the government ram federal standards down their throats. What I do object to is that Bush is already being heralded as the obvious candidate, the man to whom the big money must and will flow. As the Washington Post reports: Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a

Ratings may sink Ronan
Farrow´s show on MSNBC

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New York Daily News, by Marianne Garvey, Brian Niemetz    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 3/31/2014 11:57:13 AM     Post Reply
Ronan Farrow’s MSNBC talk show is facing cancellation amid poor ratings, sources exclusively tell Confidenti@l.Farrow, 28 — the opinionated, blue-eyed son of actress Mia Farrow and either Woody Allen or Frank Sinatra (even Farrow’s not sure which) — has been a disaster for MSNBC. The channel took the frequent cable-show guest and handed him his own program, “Ronan Farrow Daily,” which premiered in late February.The theory was that Farrow, a Rhodes scholar who graduated college when he was 15 and went on to score degrees from Yale and Oxford, would bring his 245,000 Twitter followers with him to television

Panel’s Warning on Climate
Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

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New York Times, by Justin Gillis    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/30/2014 9:03:23 PM     Post Reply
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans, scientists reported Monday, and they warned that the problem is likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are brought under control. The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations group that periodically summarizes climate science, concluded that ice caps are melting, sea ice in the Arctic is collapsing, water supplies are coming under stress, heat waves and heavy rains are intensifying, coral reefs are dying, and fish and many other creatures are migrating toward the poles or

College Football Unionization
Decision Opens a Can of Worms

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Reason Magazine, by S.M. Oliva    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/31/2014 5:57:01 AM     Post Reply
A National Labor Relations Board official has given the green light to Northwestern University football players to form a union. The March 26 decision by the NLRB´s Chicago regional director, Peter Sung Ohr, held that scholarship football players are "employees" for purposes of federal labor law. Ohr rejected the longstanding view of Northwestern and the National Collegiate Athletic Association that players are "student-athletes" rather than employees. While Ohr´s decision is hardly the final word on this issue, it does accelerate the legal and political battle against the NCAA and its century-old amateurism rules. Is Football Academic? Kain Colter played quarterback at

Obamacare Real Enrollment:
Just 1.7% of Uninsured Covered

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Wynton Hall    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/31/2014 4:10:39 PM     Post Reply
Obamacare, the plan purportedly created to provide health coverage for the uninsured, has enrolled just 1.7% of America´s 48.6 million uninsured. News of the disastrous numbers comes as nervous Democrats and President Barack Obama, ahead of the November midterm elections, did their best on Monday´s enrollment deadline to put a positive spin on the deeply unpopular Obamacare program. (Snip) The White House now claims an Obamacare enrollment figure of six million people. However, according to The New York Times, at least 20% of those never paid their premiums to activate coverage, leaving them uninsured.

U.S. to require rear cameras
in all vehicles by 2018

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Detroit News, by David Shepardson    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 3/31/2014 2:49:26 PM     Post Reply
Washington — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday finalized long-delayed rules that will require automakers to install back-up cameras in all vehicles by May 2018. The new rules set rear visibility standards that automakers will initially be able to meet only by installing cameras. At the same time, major automakers said Monday they are petitioning the Obama administration to let them end the use of side view mirrors if they install cameras that could perform the same task — a move that could improve fuel efficiency. (Snip) “We are committed to protecting the most vulnerable victims of backover

Report: Obama Admin Released
Tens of Thousands of Illegal
Immigrant Criminals

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: ketchuplover- 3/31/2014 12:30:51 AM     Post Reply
President Obama’s Department of Homeland Security caught then released 68,000 aliens who had previously been convicted of a crime, a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies shows. The report, provided to Breitbart News ahead of its late Sunday evening release, reviews internal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) metrics to conclude that the Obama administration released 35 percent—or 68,000—convicted criminal aliens back into the U.S. general population when they could have been deported. (Snip) In response to these findings from CIS that follow up on his office’s report last week, Sessions said immigration law in America has essentially ceased to

Global Warming Will Cause War,
Pestilence, Famine and Death,
Says New IPCC Report Inevitably

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Breitbart London, by James Delingpole    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 3/30/2014 5:45:07 PM     Post Reply
Today sees the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change´s (IPCC) latest findings on the state of "global warming" and the news isn´t good. Here are some of the highlights: Giant malarial mosquitoes the size of crane flies may descend en masse and drain us of our blood so quickly with their powerful razor sharp probosces that we won´t even have time to be infected - we´ll be dead before we hit the floor; Bangladesh, Tuvalu, The Maldives and Florida will all be submerged; Four horsemen with skulls for faces, glowing red eyes and huge scythes will gallop across

A cup of Earl Grey ´as good as statins´
at fighting heart disease, study finds

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Telegraph [UK], by Alice Philipson    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 3/31/2014 11:13:20 AM     Post Reply
Drinking Earl Grey tea could help guard against heart disease, it has emerged, after a study found that bergamot extract--a key ingredient in the hot drink--is just as effective as statins at controlling cholesterol. Scientists believe bergamot, a fragrant Mediterranean citrus fruit which gives Earl Grey tea its distinctive flavour, can significantly lower cholesterol. They say it contains enzymes known as HMGF (hydroxy methyl glutaryl flavonones) which can attack proteins in the body known to cause heart disease. The study found bergamot could even be as effective as statins, used to control cholesterol but which can have side effects in

Obamacare Enrollment Deadline
Will Test High-Profile Sales Pitch

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ABC News, by Chris Good    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 3/30/2014 8:36:47 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — LeBron James wants you to sign up for health coverage under Obamacare. So do Magic Johnson and Jonah Hill’s mom. Monday is (sort of) the deadline for Americans without employer-provided health coverage to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act — the White House extended it so that anyone who’s begun to sign up by Monday can still complete the process by April 7 — and the final enrollment numbers will be an important test for a law intended to expand access for the uninsured. It’ll also be a test for the White House’s high-octane sales


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