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Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval (43%)
Gallup ^ | 8/29/2012 | Gallup

Posted on 08/29/2012 12:18:57 PM PDT by Signalman

Approve: 43% Disapprove: 47%

Gallup tracks daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. Daily results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 1,500 national adults; Margin of error is ±3 percentage points. Click below to get more stories, RSS feeds, and e-mail alerts on these topics:

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KEYWORDS: 2012polls; approval; bhojobapproval; gallup

1 posted on 08/29/2012 12:19:00 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman

What’s wrong with 43%?


2 posted on 08/29/2012 12:21:57 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: jennychase

They sit at home collecting welfare and food stamps, they are perfectly happy getting free Govt goodies


3 posted on 08/29/2012 12:23:26 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: jennychase

How could anyone approve of 2x gas prices, 15% real unemployment, and more disability claim approvals than jobs created?


4 posted on 08/29/2012 12:24:18 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Signalman

That 43% must get government checks every month, paid for by the dwindling number of taxpayers, of course.

What do you have when the government runs out of other people’s money?
Greece


5 posted on 08/29/2012 12:27:00 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: jennychase
I think there is a giant lie going on here. I heard a woman tell Levin a couple of weeks ago that her and her little political group routinely lie to pollsters. They say they favor Obama but really are going to vote for R&R.

If this one little group is doing this, one would wonder then just how many other people are lying to pollsters. I haven't been polled, but if I am, I am going to be a staunch Obama supporter...heh heh...

6 posted on 08/29/2012 12:27:13 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Elections have consequences....)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
They sit at home collecting welfare and food stamps, they are perfectly happy getting free Govt goodies

Absolutely! We can no longer just assume that stupidity plays into the support for Obama. More and more it's greed that plays a bigger part in his "positive" polling data.

7 posted on 08/29/2012 12:28:33 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Voting for Obama/Biden is like purposely swallowing two tapeworms)
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To: tsowellfan

Obama supporters get free Govt handouts, of course they will continue to vote for Obama. Why work when you can get “free stuff.” Remember the woman in Detroit who said that Obama would pay for her house, car, gas, food, etc etc..heck now Obama gives the “poor” free phones. Why get up and actually WORK for your money when you have Govt giving you free treats in the mail every month


8 posted on 08/29/2012 12:30:37 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Signalman

Going down?


9 posted on 08/29/2012 12:30:42 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: B.O. Plenty
I think there is a giant lie going on here.

Let's be safe and assume it true. After all, would you go and vote yourself a pay cut? Why would those abusing the system do the same?

In my city I know many Somalis who have not even been in the USA a year and are collecting social security. I doubt they are going to vote against Obama and YES they are voting.

Now consider that to be happening in most cities in the USA and consider other ethnic groups much bigger than the Somalis such as the immigrants (legal/illegal) from Mexico and then add in the Americans white and black who collect social security as young as 18 years old for having "problems" we never considered to be problems a few years ago.

I know a few Americans collecting social security (disability) because they are "alcoholics". One of them is 50 years old the other is 18 years old.

10 posted on 08/29/2012 12:35:32 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Voting for Obama/Biden is like purposely swallowing two tapeworms)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

>> They sit at home collecting welfare and food stamps

...or go to work and collect a government paycheck. Lot of *that* going around too.


11 posted on 08/29/2012 12:35:50 PM PDT by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: jennychase

Just sad that just a large percentage of fellow citizens are totally clueless dupes.


12 posted on 08/29/2012 12:36:45 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: jennychase
Follow the Gallup Disapproval Rates in each State; its quite suprising:

Ohio 50.2%

Virginia 49%

Nevada 51%

New Hampshire 54%

Missouri 54%

Colorado 52.2%

Florida 48%

Pennsylvania 48%

New Mexico 51.2%

When more than 50% disapprove you cannot win.

13 posted on 08/29/2012 12:39:22 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: Signalman

Anyone have George W. Bush’s approval rating in 2004 compared to the percentage of the vote he received?


14 posted on 08/29/2012 12:40:29 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

And if those numbers keep going up we’re in BIG trouble!


15 posted on 08/29/2012 12:43:54 PM PDT by diamond6 (Check out: http://www.biblechristiansociety.com/home.php and learn about the faith.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Gallup poll 2004 Nov 7-10 53% approval

http://www.gallup.com/poll/116500/presidential-approval-ratings-george-bush.aspx


16 posted on 08/29/2012 12:47:23 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

He won with 53.2%


17 posted on 08/29/2012 12:56:41 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: jennychase
Well, the 43% are Adult Americans. Can you imagine what his numbers are like among Likely Voters?
18 posted on 08/29/2012 12:59:20 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: 1035rep

Very interesting... almost all of the econometric models that project presidential elections based on economic data show Obama getting ~46-47% of the popular vote which is pretty much the cap in the polls that are out there.


19 posted on 08/29/2012 1:00:58 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: TigerClaws

People who don’t have cars (usually city dwellers) and who don’t have jobs, but don’t want them because they are on disability...these are the types who are very pleased with Obama. This is why Romney must win and why I have no patience for freepers who are still knocking him: four more years of Obama will mean that the 50/50 split between the workers and the takers almost certainly will become a 60/40 split, which means the country will be permanently lost. As it is, half of the people in the USA don’t pay taxes. If that percentage goes up — as it will under during another Obama term — it will be nearly impossible to get anyone other than a liberal elected to the presidency ever again.


20 posted on 08/29/2012 1:03:29 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: Wyatt's Torch

I’m glad you asked the question because I never realized how close the approval rating was to the final vote received.


21 posted on 08/29/2012 1:05:10 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: Signalman

I wonder how Gallup’s recent poll showing that 51% of Americans are pro-life will affect the race? It may come down to baby killers vs baby lovers.


22 posted on 08/29/2012 2:20:19 PM PDT by ExxonPatrolUs ("Trizzle, trazzle, trozzle, trome, time for this one to come home" - Mr Wizard)
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To: Signalman

How in the h##l is Rasmussen’s daily overall approval number for the Kenyan now at 50%?


23 posted on 08/29/2012 2:23:17 PM PDT by Marathoner (GTFO: January 21, 2013)
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To: utahagen
This is why Romney must win and why I have no patience for freepers who are still knocking him: four more years of Obama will mean that the 50/50 split between the workers and the takers almost certainly will become a 60/40 split, which means the country will be permanently lost. As it is, half of the people in the USA don’t pay taxes. If that percentage goes up — as it will under during another Obama term — it will be nearly impossible to get anyone other than a liberal elected to the presidency ever again.

What you said. And if anyone thinks Sarah will rise from the ashes under that scenario, well all I can say is I'll have some of whatever you're drinking.

24 posted on 08/29/2012 2:25:30 PM PDT by Marathoner (GTFO: January 21, 2013)
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