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No Love for Obama as Approval
Ratings Hit Record Low in New Poll

Time Magazine, by Eliana Dockterman

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 12/10/2013 6:40:19 PM

President Obama’s job approval among American voters has dropped to negative territory with just 38 percent voicing their approval versus the 58 who says they disapprove, according to a national poll released Tuesday by the independent Quinnipiac University. That is one percent less than the 39% who said they approved of him in last month’s poll. The majority of the 2,692 registered voters the University in early December said that the president is not honest and trustworthy. When asked, “Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?,” respondents gave Obama lackluster ratings

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He´s only at 38% approval overall, although 85% approval among black adults. So among non-black respondents he´s barely in the 20s!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bohallx, 12/10/2013 7:00:39 PM     (No. 9648742)

And that´s with a poll rigged to favor him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bazi, 12/10/2013 7:03:25 PM     (No. 9648747)

Facebook libs are sharing a Bill Clinton "poster" that says: "Miss me yet?" So.... the libs are fed up with Obama, but they won´t be switching to a republican in 2016: Most of the replies I read were about voting for Hillary so BJ could become First Gentleman.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bobn.t, 12/10/2013 7:25:57 PM     (No. 9648772)

Omusbro will always have a 95% favorable approval amongst the black population; cause he´s their man. They have arrived. They now run the plantation.

It funny that blacks are worse off now under Omusbro. But - he´s their man.

Don´t you get tired of hearing the blacks (Like Juan Williams) sing the Omusbro praise song on each and every talking point they have. Omusbro is never wrong, can do no wrong, knows everything, blah, blah, blah...

It´s those nasty republicans and hateful saltines that are making it tough for him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/11/2013 6:45:51 AM     (No. 9649089)

Period.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Judge, 12/11/2013 6:49:23 AM     (No. 9649093)

In reality, his poll number is probably about 28%

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dagger, 12/11/2013 7:13:13 AM     (No. 9649108)

The posters that opine that the real approval no. is in the 20´s are correct. There are a sizable no. of folks who will not admit to a stranger that O is a disaster out of fear of being called a racist. Given the privacy issue and NSA revelations some even fear retaliation.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Janjan, 12/11/2013 7:20:19 AM     (No. 9649119)

Obama is not going to turn liberals into conservatives. But it may get conservatives off their couch to go vote. That could work.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 12/11/2013 7:43:04 AM     (No. 9649142)

Obama is at 38% like unemployment is at 7%.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: 4freedom, 12/11/2013 8:07:23 AM     (No. 9649176)

What´s even more bizarre is the liberals can´t wait to vote in another just like him.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Joe vann, 12/11/2013 8:36:00 AM     (No. 9649221)

I believe President George W. Bush got approval rates as low as 22% toward the end of his second term.

However, that number was after almost four years of non stop assaults from the msm. The events they bashed President Bush were, somewhat, trivial events compared by today´s non investigated scandals such as: water boarding, firing of justice departments attorneys because they were liberal and the firings were customary after being elected, the Scooter Libby debacle that went on for months, the Valerie Plame Afffair was a hoax the media reported on for two years and the daily negative war reports.

If the msm had been one tenth as negative toward Obie as President Bush he would be under 22%.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: maryc, 12/11/2013 8:42:54 AM     (No. 9649239)

Thus the need to add millions of new ´legals´ to the voting lists . They will be so grateful to the dems

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Reply 12 - Posted by: scribe35, 12/11/2013 8:55:32 AM     (No. 9649263)

Bush lost because of outside events. O has done it all himself.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: congaree53, 12/11/2013 9:05:15 AM     (No. 9649283)

I hate to bring bad news but the single minded focus on one poll conceals the scary truth. Not only is Obama not dropping anymore on most polls- he is ticking up. A rash of polls came out today-not just Quinn. Apples- to- apples comparisons show +5 on AP compared to AP´s prior poll in the field , +4 on NBC,+ 5 on CBS. Rasmussen also jumped to 47% approval the past few days, although Ras. numbers are always within a narrower range than others. The RCP average ticked from a low of 39.8 to 41.5. Obama is NOT in Bush territory yet, and the MSM is slowly but surely following the ´comeback kid´ script.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 12/11/2013 9:08:39 AM     (No. 9649290)

Barry is just one more entertainer that trusted managers, lawyers and groupies to take care of business. Instead of his money, they wasted his reputation (which was very thin, at best) and left it beyond salvation.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dodge boy, 12/11/2013 9:32:36 AM     (No. 9649340)

#9 that will only happen if the sitter outers are determined to sit out more elections.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/11/2013 9:40:59 AM     (No. 9649371)

Obama´s communist propaganda media is working hard to keep him afloat.
Watch their reporting to suddenly turn to the ´comeback kid´ mode.
Gasoline prices have dropped and we know Obama had nothing to do with it. It´s because people have lost jobs and don´t have one to commute to and the cost of groceries is so high the demand for gasoline is less than for food.
The communist will report that Obama made the gasoline prices drop by his energy policies.
We will never know the truth until this creep is gone from the White House. Will it get better? I don´t know.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/11/2013 9:51:10 AM     (No. 9649397)

I wouldn´t worry too much about an aging Hillary Clinton in the next election. She isn´t aging gracefully, and she is a rendition of Henry Wallace, FDR´s VP and a member of the Progressive Party (actually Communist Party). He held various cabinet Positions under FDR before he ran for President in 1948 as the Progressive Party nominee.

He became the one who was running for office again, and again, and again, each time piling up more negative feelings against his personal politics. I believe that the Beast of Benghazi is in that vast wasteland now. You can´t think of her without increasing feelings of disdain.

Right now, the Dems are looking for a younger person to nominate who will run away from Obama and say all the right things. I think Hillary is toast.



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Reply 18 - Posted by: congaree53, 12/11/2013 9:53:46 AM     (No. 9649405)

Updating Rasmussen: Barry is now at 48% approval. Pull quote:"This is the president’s best job approval rating since early November after several weeks of earning the worst daily ratings of his presidency."

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Reply 19 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 12/11/2013 10:09:55 AM     (No. 9649448)

He´s approval ratings are STILL TOO high!!! just shows that too many Americans are STILL too stupid and not to be trusted with important things. And maybe that why they prefer to have the government do everything for them.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: AnnaS, 12/11/2013 10:13:05 AM     (No. 9649458)

What´s up with Rasmussen? What is the reason they are so pro Obama these days? They always have him way up over other polls?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: coldoc, 12/11/2013 10:29:55 AM     (No. 9649500)

I agree with #17. Historically, the more shrillary exposes herself (sorry about the horrid image) the worse her numbers. When she steps up and stands in front of her little band of sycophants instead of hiding behind them, the benghazi butcheress will tank.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: oceanbeach, 12/11/2013 10:41:32 AM     (No. 9649524)

Hillary is too old and too ugly to ever be elected President. The nation is so polarized between freedom and free stuff that all elections are decided by the few who don´t know what they want. Those people tend to vote on feelings and feelings are very much controlled by beauty.

What is interesting here is that fully 15% of adult black voters have abandoned Mr. Obama. These are people who have a very hardcore sense of voting skin color above all else. If he has lost 15% of black voters, it´s all over for him.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: fairplay, 12/11/2013 10:51:37 AM     (No. 9649552)

Is this going to reduce the number of Hillary visits to the Whitehouse?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Sheepfarmer, 12/11/2013 11:33:17 AM     (No. 9649640)

There were a number of conservative voters who could have voted in this last election but didn´t vote at all because they didn´t like Romney for some reason. I will never understand this, because they are just as guilty in the ruination of our country as the people who voted for Obama.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Butch59, 12/11/2013 11:36:49 AM     (No. 9649650)

If anyone wants to see just what mental midgets there are in this country, go here and watch the video clip. It will make you cry.

> http://www.youtube.com/embed/O0azojPPRhw?feature=player_embedded

And just think. These people have the right to vote.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Butch59, 12/11/2013 11:40:12 AM     (No. 9649654)

Sorry. Leave off the >

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Reply 27 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 12/11/2013 12:08:01 PM     (No. 9649699)

85% of blacks support obama while only about 25% of non-blacks support him? Everybody is a racist. /S

What really happened was all the criticism of Obama changed from abstract to reality when Obamacare kicked in. Just proves that most people do not care unless something directly effects them.

If the media cannot drag Hillery´s considerable bulk across the finish line, who can the left put up? The perfect candidate would be a minority muslim marxist that is either a feminist or effeminate. /S

Also think the lefty media is trying to get out in front of obamacare so its old news in 2014 and 2016. Especially 2016. They hope people will be tired hearing about it.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/11/2013 12:23:06 PM     (No. 9649717)

Yes, yes. He´s unpopular, and disgusting, a bald faced liar, a fraud, an incompetent. Too bad he´s still our President, isn´t it? Too bad, he´s got 70% approval rating among Democrat voters. That is too bad all the way around. And he still has three years to mess with this nation and our Constitution. And, he has absolute power now to appoint leftists, communists, gays, Globalists and incompetent ideologues like him to life time positions in our courts and our bureaucracy. His damage will take decades to fix. That is, if it is fixable at all. Too many of our fellow citizens are deranged, brainwashed bums now who believe they can live wholly off of government handouts. They are the true cancer that is dissolving this nation. Øbama and his ilk are merely the symptoms of the disease.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 12/11/2013 12:49:51 PM     (No. 9649748)

Before this dude’s done his approval rating will be in the single digits, like the IQ’s of all those who will still be in his corner.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: steveW, 12/11/2013 1:19:56 PM     (No. 9649785)

It really is looking like the 2014 elections will be the make or break: will the USA survive as a non-socialist, free republic - or will it succumb to the totalitarian impulse ("fairness"). 2014.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/11/2013 5:01:54 PM     (No. 9650052)

The last election was fraudulent. Romney won. So many left-wing socialist commies need to go to prison. They have ruined our once great nation. As a veteran I want to puke. Only because my anger at this fraud will get me in trouble is why I have to be so very careful, if I say or do anything that the corrupt left can stick a label on me...the little name-calling bastids! I want my country back from these morons!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Joe vann, 12/11/2013 8:34:35 PM     (No. 9650257)

#28 I couldn´t agree with you anymore. You hit the nail on the head. Thanks !

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Reply 33 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 12/11/2013 10:28:38 PM     (No. 9650349)

It sure seems that way #28, but you are neglecting el dedo del destino which always stirs the pot. It is a mistake to think that man controls the future through the events of today. History is filled with examples of unforeseen events that dramatically change what we see as the inevitable. I give as an example the advice of Hushai to Absalom.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Avogadra, 12/12/2013 9:32:23 AM     (No. 9650800)

#24, I am so tired of reading posts that blame people who could have voted for Romney in 2012 but didn´t.

I dragged my sorry butt to the polling place and pushed the button for a guy whose religion and progressive philosophy I disagree with. Millions of others did the same thing. There weren´t enough of us.

If the Republicans really want to win the presidency, next time they won´t nominate a vanilla legacy candidate who is totally willing to acquiesce in the wisdom of the elites who now rule us.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/12/2013 11:10:25 AM     (No. 9650951)

I agree #34, I´m Conservative and if I was in a hospital bed I would vote absentee. I believe it comforts some people to make that statement merely because their preferred candidate that the GOP Governing body selected lost again.

I liked Romney as a person, and shock, shock, I like Mormon people, but as a candidate he was a loser. I also believe that until we get solid voter verification laws we may never win another election.

The GOP and John Boehner should stop whining about the Tea Party and other Conservative groups. If he hasn´t the guts to fight the hard battles for the Republic then he should resign. This new budget deal he has negotiated with the Democrats is a cop out.



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Reply 36 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/12/2013 2:14:53 PM     (No. 9651205)

The poll was 26% GOP / 31% Dem / 34% Ind. 12% were black.

Despite the fact that most people don´t think he is trustworthy, a poll taken after the announcement that they have fixed the glitches shows a bounce.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/12/2013 3:54:28 PM     (No. 9651357)

#36, yes, there was a bounce. But what happens when they find out "fixing the glitches" doesn´t work, they don´t have health insurance, and if they do, their deductible and premiums are $12,000 a year?

Then, when and if they do get insurance, Ezekiel Emanuel´s rules will decide what treatment you get, under his "Complete Lives" theory?

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Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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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
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
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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

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
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If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
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The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

The Growing Financial Disaster of Obamacare
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
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President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist


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