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Brutal New Poll Has Obama´s
Approval Rating Down To 39%

Business Insider, by Brett LoGiurato

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/12/2013 7:06:22 PM

President Barack Obama´s approval ratings have dipped to a record low in another poll — this time from Quinnipiac University. According to the poll, respondents disapprove of Obama´s job performance by a 54-39 margin. His approval rating of 39% is worse than his previous all-time low of 41% in the Quinnipiac survey, which came after a bruising fight over raising the nation´s debt ceiling in 2011. And for the first time ever, most people (52%) say that Obama is not honest and trustworthy. Only 44% say that he is honest and trustworthy. The only individual issue on which Obama scores

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While this is all well and good, we´re still stuck with this vile Marxist for three more years and will suffer immensely because of his continued abuse of power. It´s obvious why he continued to lie about 0bamacare because we would have seen polls like this before an election. As far as being trustworthy, I never trusted him. Period.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 11/12/2013 7:37:27 PM     (No. 9610229)

It makes no difference he does not care. He is the smartest man to ever become president and we are just too stupid to appreciate his genius (valjar told us he was oh soooo smart). He will continue to drag us down until we submit to his superior intellect.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: blueline, 11/12/2013 7:42:50 PM     (No. 9610233)

Not bad; considering that 44% of the sample apparently came from an insane asylum (those who said Oblamer is honest and trustworthy).

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Reply 3 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 11/12/2013 7:43:14 PM     (No. 9610234)

44% think Obama is honest and trustworthy. I am terrified that 44% of the people are the anchors around this country´s neck. I hope this number drops much lower in the coming days.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ben Around, 11/12/2013 7:46:21 PM     (No. 9610238)

#3 Very scary!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/12/2013 7:59:24 PM     (No. 9610246)

In my book his approval rating is, and always has been, a big zero.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: EQKimball, 11/12/2013 8:44:50 PM     (No. 9610270)

The 44 percent are like an abused wife who knows her husband is a bad man, but will never admit it to the neighbors.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 11/12/2013 8:55:18 PM     (No. 9610275)

Are we fated to have a long national nightmare every 40 years?

It´s too bad the footage of Bruno Ganz as Hitler in ´Der Untergang´ has been used so many times but it will certainly suit Obama as he rants against one blow after another to his massive ego. His pathological need for adulation will see him plumb depths never contemplated by even his most severe critics as he lashes out against the enemy (i.e. America) and loots the treasury in a desperate Pied Piper bid.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lana720, 11/12/2013 8:55:38 PM     (No. 9610276)

The number is hyper-inflated, just like his ego.

The real number is more in the twenties, but the questions shade in his favor. Period!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kono, 11/12/2013 9:55:30 PM     (No. 9610358)

Reporting just an "approval rating" or "disapproval rating" -- without any context to indicate how many of those think he´s being too Liberal or too Conservative -- is less informative than reflecting on Sasha´s favorite foods, presenting Michelle´s latest horrific wardrobe selection, or even reporting nothing at all.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: fleetusa, 11/12/2013 10:05:33 PM     (No. 9610372)

According to the CBC it is all Bush´s fault. :--))

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 11/12/2013 10:31:51 PM     (No. 9610409)

Nothing to worry about, Axelrod and Plouffe will think of something.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nimby, 11/13/2013 12:31:17 AM     (No. 9610530)

And this is the beginning

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Reply 13 - Posted by: steph_gray, 11/13/2013 4:27:13 AM     (No. 9610600)

#9 there are no rational beings on the planet who think the Obammunist is "too conservative." But I agree that the polls are carefully vague to favor him as best they can.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 11/13/2013 7:00:30 AM     (No. 9610723)

The lower this ´´approval´´ rating goes, the more desperate he will become.

And desperate quickly becomes dangerous.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 11/13/2013 7:02:33 AM     (No. 9610726)

I, frankly, don´t get these polls. Two weeks ago he was at 37%. Now he´s down to 39%? Must be different pollsters.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rinktum, 11/13/2013 7:04:01 AM     (No. 9610730)

Brutal? I would call that poll a gift! There is no way Obama polls that highly. Even the new Medicaid enrollees can´t save his bacon now. He is a disaster and the stink of failure is on him big time. Without the media, his numbers would sink like a stone. Just wait, they will. There is nothing like a dose of reality to focus public opinion.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 11/13/2013 7:11:46 AM     (No. 9610740)

"Do you smell something burning?" Yes Obami´s pants

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 11/13/2013 7:12:11 AM     (No. 9610741)

Agree with #16. Obama being at 39% is like unemployment being at 7%. Wishful thinking.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 11/13/2013 7:40:39 AM     (No. 9610787)

Liar liar
Pants on fire
Disapproval
Rising higher
Schadenfreude
Never tires
Time for Barry
To retire


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Reply 20 - Posted by: shurnuff, 11/13/2013 7:50:36 AM     (No. 9610804)

Time for drone strikes or some other dramatic action to attempt to save this traitor´s approval rate.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 11/13/2013 7:51:58 AM     (No. 9610809)

Quinnipiac is not always neutral in how they weight their samples and how they word their questions. That makes this particularly interesting.




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Reply 22 - Posted by: whitegoldwing, 11/13/2013 8:20:11 AM     (No. 9610853)

Who gives a bleep about a poll number. Obama and crew accomplished what they set out to do. Make themselves wealthy and destory the country at the same time.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 11/13/2013 8:41:10 AM     (No. 9610898)

0bama´s whole adult life here has been a lie, mainly because his "birth certificate" could not be properly produced for US when he ran for president. What about the countless times that it was needed when he applied for any student loans, mortgages, bank accounts, marriage certificate, Social Security number, at 18 and registered for the draft, Senate run in Illinois, drivers licenses, voting, etc.?

It´s obvious in his case, "the Devil IS in the details." Be very afraid and never trust his 0bamaNation...ever.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: strike3, 11/13/2013 8:42:06 AM     (No. 9610899)

Just wait until this 39% get their insurance policies canceled. Obama is so good at ruining things that he forgot to stop at his own reputation.

Even thirty million immigrants won´t help him now if he can´t get them free healthcare.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: stryker714, 11/13/2013 8:44:56 AM     (No. 9610902)

Lefties I argue with are floating this propaganda that ACA polls higher than Republicans. Well heck Obama has already screwed over multiples of anyone polled, with his insurance cancellations he caused, so their point is foundation-less. Besides some Republicans tried to stop ACA and deserve credit. If the cancellees aren´t angry now, just give it time-it will fester and the outrage will grow. What about all that money that is not going into the economy, now that so many policies are cancelled? It´s another Obama arrow into the economy. The reason the dems are so stuck on polls is bc it is literally all they have left to compensate for those bailing on Obama. There are too many aspects involved in polling to take any poll too seriously. Obama is way worse off than reflected.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Clinger, 11/13/2013 9:00:31 AM     (No. 9610931)

I fear that although the person Obama is losing favor what matters is what he represents and how likely we are to continue down that path:

1)Celebrity compelling story (real or fabricated over substance
2) Alynsky win at all costs demonize the opposition ends justify the means
3)Rule of law be D.....
4)Global wealth redistribution
5)The government that governs best governs most
6)Cloward & Piven
7)Black Liberation theology

Otherwise our rejection of Obama can slide right into electing Hillary.


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Reply 27 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/13/2013 9:14:16 AM     (No. 9610965)

When we see the potentially disastrous results of "Democracy" such as we have here, it is good to remember that the craziness of Kings and Queens and Emperors was often worse.

Fear not and fight on.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: uno, 11/13/2013 9:18:15 AM     (No. 9610974)

With all the money the Leftists are throwing at influencing institutions and people, I don´t trust what any of these Poll Dancers have to say. All I know is that his Suck-Factor is off the charts!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: congaree53, 11/13/2013 9:21:24 AM     (No. 9610982)

Bush levels

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 11/13/2013 9:38:44 AM     (No. 9611007)

How many people responding to pollsters are bold enough to answer truthfully? The pollster knows your name, number, asks if you voted and for whom, and those sorts of questions.

So, if you think someone´s going to know that you´ve dissed the POTUS, especially this one, and you´re even the slightest bit paranoid, you will refrain from being honest.

This may account for the somewhat consistent 30+% who approve.

(The question as to how he got enough to re-elect him is more troubling, isn´t it?)

Then again, watch people like Juan Williams. WOW. the lengths to which people twist and contort themselves all out of rational whack is utterly amazing, indeed, shocking.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Hard Nard, 11/13/2013 9:40:58 AM     (No. 9611010)

It´s generally accepted that if the media quotes a poll number favorable to a democrat it´s usually inflated by at least 10 percentage points.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 11/13/2013 9:50:43 AM     (No. 9611029)

...what is interesting about this "new" obama poll...is who is being polled...if history is correct only "likely" democrat voters are polled...so for 8 years...24/7... bush43 was trashed by democrats, media, hollywood, academia, unions, minorities, illegal aliens, feminists, students & the dead...& bush43...STILL...had a 39% approval rating...now for nearly 6 years democrats, media, hollywood, academia, unions, minorities, illegal aliens, feminists, students & the dead have adored & celebrated choomer...and he...ONLY...has a 39% approval rating.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/13/2013 9:54:08 AM     (No. 9611036)

Just keep in mind the boast of Mark Halperin when you see these ´polls´. I always add or subtract when appropriate at least 15%. No way ever will the meda release the true numbers on their man in DC.

The other commenters are correct. There is no way he is in the thirties anymore. His numbers are in the twenties.

With all the kneading they do daily, the media has become nothing more than a bunch of bread makers.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Illinois Resident, 11/13/2013 10:02:59 AM     (No. 9611049)

I totally resent that I, as a legal citizen, Illinois Resident, have to produce a ton of documents this year to prove that I "deserve" the healthcare that I have had for years. I want to see Obama produce evey document (tax return, birth certificate, social security status) and make them public to prove that he is a legal citizen under what name and what social security# who "deserves" to be called president legally for the past 5 years! Approval rating really?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 11/13/2013 10:07:03 AM     (No. 9611061)

Obama is a fraud and that number is a fraud to keep him happy.
Who did they poll? CNN, CBS, ABC, ACORN and MSNBC?
There´s no way the number is that high.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 11/13/2013 10:14:23 AM     (No. 9611082)

...REMEMBER AMERICA...during the 2012 campaign... obama was "campaigning" to nearly EMPTY venues... yet he "won"...and like racist & former algore operative donna brazile said..."the one who counts the vote controls the vote"...borrowed from the democrat partys revered communist of course.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: rambo77, 11/13/2013 10:15:10 AM     (No. 9611084)

Does Zippy understand the meaning of the XXII ammendment? He seems to ignore those things he´s not interested in. Let me tell you....there are MILLIONS of us who are very concerned about this. He implies he is still running for office. What office? Number 22 is the Ammendment that sends him packing. I just want everyone to understand that because I don´t think he´s aware of it.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 11/13/2013 10:17:56 AM     (No. 9611092)

“Dumbth: The Lost Art of Thinking, with 101 Ways to Reason Better & Improve Your Mind by Steve Allen.” Yes, Dumbth, the long-gone but not forgotten book by “Hi Ho, Steverino!” THAT Steve Allen of “The Tonight Show” fame.

Knowing what the world now knows, anyone on planet Earth who still believes anything Obama says must be suffering from a critical but hopefully curable case of Dumbth. As of today, America’s Dumbth Caucus has sunk to 39% and continues to spiral downward, a positive sign.


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Reply 39 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 11/13/2013 10:24:48 AM     (No. 9611106)

What perplexes me, is why he didn´t realize there would be a penalty at the end of the lies? There is real grief out there, not just a romantic disappointment. He has financially and emotionally damaged a whole population.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: mc squared, 11/13/2013 10:27:42 AM     (No. 9611110)

Even after Obama is gone we will still have the 44%. We´re so screwed.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/13/2013 10:28:17 AM     (No. 9611115)

39% is not nearly brutal enough.

Even if only the people who are losing their health insurance as they know it are counted as those who disapprove, the number should be a lot lower.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: owl, 11/13/2013 10:38:08 AM     (No. 9611131)

No staff, we smell something stinking like a dead fish, and it ´s coming from Air Force One , or on rare occasions, the ´whitehouse´. I´m sure the rest of the posters here will fill in the blanks.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: congaree53, 11/13/2013 10:42:30 AM     (No. 9611140)

Inside the new Quinnipiac poll we see Barry is now exactly at Bush levels-Bush was at 39% at this very point in his second term. Barry-who likes to bet- put in a very large wager thru British bookmakers (who will book anything) that he can end his term lower than Bush. Proceeds to pay for the Obama Presidential Library and Choom Parlor.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Avogadra, 11/13/2013 10:51:18 AM     (No. 9611160)

Good comments, all.

#36, Obama probably won in 2012 by rigging the vote count and various other forms of cheating. But you can bet that the Democrats who are up in 2014 know that they will be standing out there on their own. A few of them will be able to avail themselves of precincts that return 110% of the vote for them, but not all. And as they look at the multiplying fallout of the health care disaster, they realize that unless they can mitigate the consequences of a bill that was never read, the chickens will eventually come home to roost.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: M2, 11/13/2013 10:53:14 AM     (No. 9611164)

The "trustworthy" issue is very revealing and may just be the harbinger of worse things to come for Obama. Once you have lost the public trust, nothing will bring it back because people know that liars don´t suddenly become truth-tellers overnight.

That said, bad things are still happening. People are still losing their insurance, the IRS is still suppressing conservative voting, the NSA is still harvesting all information about everyone, Obama is still on the side of Muslim terrorist countries and groups, and there is a new Executive Order or Agency power-grab weekly.

So while this poll is good news, the bad news overshadows it by a long shot.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Felixcat, 11/13/2013 10:58:51 AM     (No. 9611172)

39% or 9% - the damage is already done.

Does anyone remember how before he was even sworn in the first time, his supporters and the media were asking if there was anyway he could be sworn in earlier so as to get that evil and awful Bush out of the White House?

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Nan, 11/13/2013 11:00:21 AM     (No. 9611174)

I´ll bet that the numbers are actually in the very low 30´s or high 20´s.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/13/2013 11:24:45 AM     (No. 9611233)

When 93,000,000 people or near people lose their health insurance, a correction in choices is called for or its 1929 again, only worse.

I´m with those who wonder how any approval rating for the Incompetent King can even stretch past 12.5%. Then I thought that number through and realized it probably included some of the 20,000,000 illegal criminals, a portion of who were polled just to be fair.

Congressional polls are a different animal if you are voting on the body as a whole. Myself, I think both Party´s are incompetent so that would be a negative vote right off the bat. I´m unhappy with Socialists on the left and wimp RINO´s who are center left so that doesn´t leave much room for discussion.

DC is a swamp filled with liars, cheats and criminals. What´s to like.


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Reply 49 - Posted by: lydwho, 11/13/2013 11:32:38 AM     (No. 9611258)

What do you expect from a Jesse Jackson trained community organizer???

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Reply 50 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 11/13/2013 11:48:53 AM     (No. 9611320)

39% of the Poll are literally Vegetables on Parade here, so to speak. Only morons or less would vote affirmative on/in this Poll for Obama?

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Reply 51 - Posted by: JLoophole, 11/13/2013 12:02:02 PM     (No. 9611353)

"Do you smell something burning?" Yes. His pants. But they´ve been on fire forever.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/13/2013 1:03:52 PM     (No. 9611494)

What I want to know is why is it SO high?

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Reply 53 - Posted by: peterfleming, 11/13/2013 1:07:11 PM     (No. 9611502)

Forget these questionable numbers.
Is this not the ideal time to open the door and at least cautiously, if not loudly, Trump question Nobama´s questionable birth certificate, and don´t forget his two fake social security cards? Orly Taitz and many others have brought action, Sheriff Joe´s team makes a brilliant forensic presentation (YouTube), and now word is out, they have found the woman expert who forged the birth certificate ! ! ! Cut to the chase; re open the case.
If one honest court finds for forgery, it´s immediate arrest and prison time for this alleged forger. Forget stumbling through another Clinton impeachment charade. Arrest him, toss him in prison with Bernie Madoff, then rescind all his executive orders, fire his czars, blast Val etc out of the White House, go back to crooked Congress and try to clean up their act. No more communists, please.
Now, we can start to clean up communist subverted Hollywood.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: steveW, 11/13/2013 1:09:29 PM     (No. 9611509)

What will happen now is what always has happened since Dear Leader was immaculated: after doing something bad or inept that tarnishes his Lightbringer image, a distraction will be concocted and the MSM employed to enact it 24/7. While the distraction is underway, a new "Republicans caused it! and they are more satanic than ever!" campaign will be launched and the ignorant and gullible will be fooled again. It´s not if, but when.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 11/13/2013 1:17:18 PM     (No. 9611531)

Yes, the Obama junta is burning along with our world monetary system.

We can no longer rob Peter to pay Paul. Pumping new dollars just adds to the Fiat US Dollar.

We are all in big trouble.

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Reply 56 - Posted by: joeyinempirestate, 11/13/2013 2:30:46 PM     (No. 9611672)

Yeah, yeah, he´s in a freefall but if an election for a 3rd term were held next Tuesday he wins easy.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 11/13/2013 6:42:03 PM     (No. 9612066)

While the 39% appears to be a stretch (thanks, sheep), would be most interesting to understand if the same 39% believe a word they hear from the msm. You think?

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Reply 58 - Posted by: Buzzman, 11/13/2013 6:44:25 PM     (No. 9612068)

At the risk of sounding "RACIST", please remember that not only will the MSM polls give you numbers at least 5% - 10% higher for his approval than what is actually true, but also remember that blacks are at least 12% - 14% of the electorate and a minimum of 95% of them support Obama just because he´s black.

Do the math. 39-12-7.5=19.5%
That´s probably about right. At least it should be.

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Reply 59 - Posted by: xcenturion, 11/13/2013 8:30:54 PM     (No. 9612212)

Only the true kool aid drinking morons on the left still support this liar and his stinking Democrat party. Think about it, 44% of our population still think this lying community organizer is honest and trustworthy. I guess if you got dat Obama phone, all is good.

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Irish Central [New York], by Kate Hickey    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 10:14:05 PM     Post Reply
Father Ray Kelly, the singing Irish priest who shot to fame with his wedding ceremony cover of “Hallelujah,” will perform in New York, on Tuesday May 13, to support the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform. On April 7 a short video of the 60-year-old priest, from Oldcastle, County Meath, singing at a recent wedding ceremony went live. In just 11 days the touching video has racked up close to 30 million hits on YouTube and his fame now reaches to every corner of the earth. As his video gathered traction online Fr Kelly was a guest on RTE’s “Late Late Show.” He told host Ryan Tubridy that he hoped his new found fame

Documents: Biden and Kerry both
opposed Hillarycare before
they supported Obamacare
Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 10:01:25 PM     Post Reply
Then-Sens. Joe Biden and John Kerry were both opposed to Hillary Clinton’s 1993 health-care reform program, according to documents released by the Clinton presidential library. Clinton marked a handwritten “No” beside Biden’s name on Clinton’s list of Capitol Hill lawmakers that she needed to win over for her universal health care law, known as the “Clinton health plan” or “Hillarycare,” to pass. John Kerry, meanwhile, was marked with a “Probably not.” “Hillarycare” ended up dying in the Democratic-controlled Senate in 1994 without coming to a floor vote. As vice president, Biden has been a loyal supporter of the Obama administration’s

The ´soft despotism´ of regulation
imposes high costs on Americans
Washington Examiner, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:37:39 PM     Post Reply
Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Alexis de Tocqueville, author of the classic Democracy in America, were born in different times and places. But the French aristocrat and American think tanker have the measure of the federal behemoth in the age of Obama. Writing in 1835, Tocqueville eloquently predicted how it would function, while Crews today supplies in his annual compilation of federal rules and regulations, “10,000 Commandments,” the hard numbers that describe the behemoth´s contemporary reach and costs. It is always worthwhile to revisit de Tocqueville’s description of what he called the

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention
Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

Clinton Library documents show black
congressman had to show ID and consent
to ´racially motivated´ car search before
entering the White House in 1993
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:17:18 PM     Post Reply
The Bill Clinton White House angered a black congressman in 1993 after he was forced to show his ID and submit to a search of his car before Secret Service would allow him to enter the White House for a meeting with then-Vice President Al Gore. A white driver taking Ohio Democratic Rep. Louis Stokes to his meeting was admitted without an ID-check. A staffer´s memo to Clinton a week later warned the president about the incident before a scheduled photo-op including Stokes and the mayor of a Cleveland suburb. Stokes, a legend in the civil-rights history of Ohio´s populous

HHS Moves to Cancel
More Insurance Plans
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Mike Flynn    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:09:50 PM     Post Reply
The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a rule that would, if implemented, guarantee that even more Americans who like their health insurance plans cannot keep them. Fixed indemnity plans, which pay insured customers a set amount towards medical expenses and are often cost-effective relative to more comprehensive health insurance, are popular forms of coverage, and potentially becoming more popular in the wake of Obamacare. Health insurance industry representatives say that fixed indemnity plans have been attracting more interest as many Americans look for a

4th Graders Assigned "Inappropriate"
Homework on Infidelity and Death
Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:00:30 PM     Post Reply
Parents in El Paso, Texas were outraged over an “inappropriate” homework assignment given to fourth graders at Pasodale Elementary School. Students were asked to read passages about a wife discovering her husband cheated and a mother finding out her military son was killed. They then had to answer questions about the adult-themed topics. Read some of the assignment below: Valerie opened up the letter from the military department. She felt the pit of her stomach drop to the bottom of the earth before she even opened it. She knew it was news about John. As she read the first line,

Reid Stands by Bundy Remarks: They’re
‘Domestic Violent Terrorist Wannabes’
Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 8:27:29 PM     Post Reply
Senator Harry Reid came under fire for saying Thursday that supporters of Cliven Bundy are “domestic terrorists,” and in a TV appearance today he doubled down. He appeared on local Nevada program What’s Your Point? with Dean Heller, Nevada’s other senator, and stood by his remarks, calling Bundy’s supporters “domestic violent terrorist wannabes.” Reid said that Bundy “doesn’t believe that the American government is valid” and doesn’t follow the law, bringing up how hundreds of people showed up armed to defend Bundy to argue that they’re basically engaging in an act of domestic terrorism. “600 people came. Armed.



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Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:59:04 PM     Post Reply
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Students Demand Acknowledgement of
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
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Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
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´America´s royal baby´: How Chelsea´s first
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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Jessica Jerreat    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 7:12:10 PM     Post Reply
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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
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Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
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Pelosi assists in Holy Week
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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
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to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal


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