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CNN Contributor Roland Martin: Massive Storm Will Help Obama More
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Posted on 10/27/2012 7:24:19 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot

CNN contributor Roland Martin

".... For the president, I think it actually helps him a little bit more, because remember he's a sitting president. He gets to be be presidential. He might have to tour these areas, talk to residents, declare emergency areas as well."

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How sick is this, using natural disaster (or American loss of life or propert damage) for politics?

Even the the guy admit Obama have a lot more leverage as a sitting president, all he has to do is to appear presidential and use fed funds to 'buy out' voters.

1 posted on 10/27/2012 7:24:24 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

What I’m afraid of is a lot more sinister than just politicking. I’m afraid that the evil that shall not be named in the White House is going to use the storm as an excuse to delay the elections — indefinitely.


2 posted on 10/27/2012 7:27:36 AM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Storm the heavens with your prayers for Mitt Romney tonight.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

his voters are soft and will not vote....republicans will tread water to vote....


3 posted on 10/27/2012 7:28:56 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: JustaCowgirl

Get off the conspiracy non-sense, please!


4 posted on 10/27/2012 7:29:01 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Sir Napsalot

He had the chance to look Presidential...in Libya


5 posted on 10/27/2012 7:29:09 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Sir Napsalot

Hurricane Sandy is a Democrat?


6 posted on 10/27/2012 7:29:16 AM PDT by chuckee
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To: Sir Napsalot
Massive Storm Will Help Obama More

Takes 0bama's criminal negligence in Benghazi out of the top spot.

7 posted on 10/27/2012 7:29:22 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ( For AMERICA's sake: Vote for the Mormon, NOT the muslim; The Capitalist, NOT the Communist! FUBO!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Had this happened last month, this Affirmative Action hire might have been right. However, if the storm is not over-hyped but actually is severe, there will be chaos on the east coast with electric power out and everyone having to go to paper ballots.

Every patriot ought to be on guard at the polls, so that thousands of paper ballots are not being marked this weekend by Democrat operatives in advance of the storm. They cheat.


8 posted on 10/27/2012 7:29:42 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Sir Napsalot
Hell, if this turns out to be in the least harmful, Dear Leader will be there before the last tree is toppled or flood waters recede and his sycophants in the biased, in-the-tank-for, corrupt, Lame Stream Media will be looping the Messiah's "compassion" and "thoughtfullness" 24/7 up until Nov 6th.

Of course, when considering the expected path of the storm (the North East) not much will be gained from the voters who live in that area, as from DC to Maine, it is almost all, Libs/Rats/Dems/Socialist/Progressives/Commies...but then, I repeat myself.

9 posted on 10/27/2012 7:30:40 AM PDT by neveralib
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To: Sir Napsalot

These people are simultaneously pathetic and sickening.

At best, this is a barely CAT 1 Hurricane that the media is trying to turn into the storm of the century. We Floridians can do a CAT 1 storm on a pogo stick.


10 posted on 10/27/2012 7:33:46 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Obama visit the voters??

When has THAT ever happened? Like when he talked to the suffering inner-city voters in Chicago? (which was never)

Besides, he’s too busy watching the NBA preseason and having champagne dinners with his celebrity pals. Prez has priorities!


11 posted on 10/27/2012 7:35:37 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: chuckee
I'm pretty sure she's a Republican. And she's pissed.


12 posted on 10/27/2012 7:37:28 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Never let a crises go to waste.

Of course, Obama will be paralyzed with indecision until his pollsters tell him what to do.

That was the problem with the terrorist attack in Libya. No time to conduct public opinion polls before it was all over.


13 posted on 10/27/2012 7:39:20 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: JustaCowgirl

So am I.


14 posted on 10/27/2012 7:41:00 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: JustaCowgirl

I’m sure Obama and his henchmen are looking for ways to fix things so that Der Fuehrer gets another term and maybe declare himself president for life, or something. A massive storm is one possibility. Another would be, should Obama lose and massive riots break out as a result, he could use the unrest as an excuse to nullify the elections and stay in office.

Who would stop him? The spineless Congress? The corrupted Supremes? Our weakened military?

People think Obama will go away quietly. They think there is no possibility of a dictatorship. We have protection and safeguards in the Constitution.

They are wrong.


15 posted on 10/27/2012 7:44:40 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Sir Napsalot

Textbook definition of:

“Grasping at straws in the wind”


16 posted on 10/27/2012 7:47:19 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Sir Napsalot; All

But it looks like the storm will hit the states that support Omuslim the most. Can/will they get to the polls?


17 posted on 10/27/2012 7:48:08 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I thought Obama was going to heal the planet. What a liar.


18 posted on 10/27/2012 7:51:34 AM PDT by ILS21R (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: G Larry

Not if the hurricane slaps the crap out of the White House and reminds them that God is still in control...: )

P.S. No I don’t want to see anyone to get hurt but it might get them on their knees praying to God (not Allah the false demon god) for a change


19 posted on 10/27/2012 7:52:13 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: The Wizard
...his voters are soft and will not vote....republicans will tread water to vote....

That's the conventional wisdom, anyway. Bad weather keeps the lumpenproletariat in the Democrats' base cozy in their parents' basements, huddled up on the couch eating Cheetos and watching Jerry Springer.

Republicans take their civic responsibility to vote more seriously. There are, after all, fewer of us, and we have to if we ever want to win anything.

Personally, I think O'buckwheat will lose anyway, but I'll take any advantage we can get.

20 posted on 10/27/2012 7:52:29 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: Sir Napsalot
He might have to tour these areas, talk to residents, declare emergency areas as well."

So, basically, he'll just be doing the minimum for his job--in a bunch of states that typically go blue anyway.

21 posted on 10/27/2012 7:53:06 AM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: ILS21R

Hate to say it, but a storm hurts Obama. What I would be looking for is unions in cities where there are power problems being told not to do anything so voting will have to be postponed.

But seriously, if the storms are affecting cities like Philly, Richmond, Camden, Trenton and Newark, traditionally people from the inner cities do not come out and vote. There is a reason Republicans hope for rain on election day.

However what makes this whole thing a fustercluck is there are going to be hundreds of lib lawyers out there filing disenfranchisement lawsuits that Obama’s core constituency could not vote. Get ready to hear about Karl Rove’s secret weather machine.


22 posted on 10/27/2012 7:57:35 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Media goes nuts in 2004 because Bush went to the dentist 20 years ago. Benghazi? Nothing.)
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To: chuckee
Hurricane Sandy is a Democrat?

According to one lib poster on another forum: ""This is in response to the GOP war on women. Mother Nature got P.O.'d and sent daughter Sandy to teach a lesson.""

Posted in the comments on a local paper in response to an article about local closings and cancellations.

23 posted on 10/27/2012 7:59:22 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Sometimes it feels as if our regular lives have been stolen and now absolutely everything “matters” only in so much as it can be used to help Obama.


24 posted on 10/27/2012 8:02:30 AM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: Sir Napsalot

BS

We KNOW who 0bama is and it’s too late to change that.


25 posted on 10/27/2012 8:03:33 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: Sir Napsalot

It will be a case of too little, too late. Obama walking around with a fake look of concern on his face after a natural disaster won’t be enough to wipe out the memories of four years of man-made economic disaster.


26 posted on 10/27/2012 8:05:13 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Sir Napsalot

Forgetting the mental sickness of the CNN commentator, he’s full of it.

Statese heavily effected will be Deep Blue. He has their vote. Obama will advise them to suck lemons and vote like they’re told, he’s busy agitating crowds in swing states.


27 posted on 10/27/2012 8:05:15 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Hurricane Katrina did not help Bush. Why would this storm help Obama?
28 posted on 10/27/2012 8:12:37 AM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: Lou L

That line caught my eye, too.

“He might HAVE to”? He might HAVE to tour the area? Might HAVE to *shudder* talk to people? Oh, the horrors! How dare you wussies on the east coast inconvenience Dear Leader with your silly little hurricane! Now he’s going to have to descend from Mr. Olympus, mingle with the peasants and pretend he gives two farts.


29 posted on 10/27/2012 8:14:56 AM PDT by nodumbblonde ("I'm all for helping the helpless, but I don't give a rat's a** about the clueless." - Dennis Miller)
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To: Sir Napsalot

How sick is this, using natural disaster (or American loss of life or propert damage) for politics?
*******
It’s not much different from how the media cites even the slightest improvement in economic numbers as being helpful to Obama first and foremost. His future is perceived as paramont over the societal impact of massive unemployment, ever rising energy prices and economic stagnation in this country. Re-electing Obama is all that matters to the corrupt media, not the Forgotten Man.


30 posted on 10/27/2012 8:18:32 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: DarthVader

Guys -

Who in a storm and a storm’s aftermath is least able to conduct their lives?

To whatever extent Obama has a chance to be presidential and throwing emergency money around, is the extent to which poor communities were crippled by the storm and didn’t vote.

Sandy is a Conservative and she’s not going to vote with her lady parts.


31 posted on 10/27/2012 8:18:38 AM PDT by HannibalHamlinJr
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To: Sir Napsalot

Naw—its too much work for the Bam. Touring his ‘locked in vote northeast’ while OH, WI, IA. and other swing states are still out there plus golf, ehehehehe. Maybe he helped ‘cause’ the storm. Could God be saying, ‘wake up’? I dunno—just sayin’....


32 posted on 10/27/2012 8:18:50 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: DarthVader

Guys -

Who in a storm and a storm’s aftermath is least able to conduct their lives?

To whatever extent Obama has a chance to be presidential and throwing emergency money around, is the extent to which poor communities were crippled by the storm and didn’t vote.

Sandy is a Conservative and she’s not going to vote with her lady parts.


33 posted on 10/27/2012 8:18:58 AM PDT by HannibalHamlinJr
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To: Sir Napsalot

There truly is a sense of desperation among the mainstream media... They are having a difficult time coming to terms with the reality that they have failed to report over the past four years. Obama is a Socialist and a Liberal and his presidency has been a disaster from the very beginning until what will hopefully be the the end of his tenure in January.

His one great accomplishment... The killing of Bin Laden was a news story that lasted about a week or two.

Other than that, his presidency has been complete ineptness. Of course, this was completely predictable. The man probably didn’t even expect that he would be the president. It was a collision of pure luck that a Jr. Senator who’s only previous accomplishment was attaining a law degree, could ascend to the highest office in the land. But the mainstream press turned on Hillary and he actually became the Democrat nominee and then he ran against John McCain, a man who was ill suited to be President and voila... He actually got the job.

That was all the easy part, after that he actually had to ‘be’ the President and he figured that through the power of his personality he could convince America that Socialism wasn’t all that bad, and that having a Liberal (a word made dirty enough by Reagan that Clinton and and every other Democrat nominee after Reagan claimed they weren’t) as President was something that America was willing to accept.

He was wrong, and the American people will show the mainstream media and Obama what they think of Liberalism and Socialism on November 6th. They will not tolerate it.

The media will blame it on racism... In reality, Americans are not prone to Socialism and Liberalism and they never will be.


34 posted on 10/27/2012 8:20:48 AM PDT by jerod (Pro-Abortion Gun Control Freaks & Environmental Nuts who hated Capitalism? The Nazi's)
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To: Sir Napsalot
What an idiot!

1. Should I get my piece and stick up a WaWa,...or vote? Nah, I'll just take a few more hits on my crack pipe and then check on my how! Dat rain be bein too wet for me da vote!

35 posted on 10/27/2012 8:28:21 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: DarthVader

Take a list... if this thing sinks into anarchy... we DO NOT want these brow beaten souls in our foxholes.

LLS


36 posted on 10/27/2012 8:33:36 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: DarthVader
I'll see you hear later (long after election) to see this is media and NOA (or whatever gov agency) lies. Katrina which i was there for had a 32 foot storm surge how will this “100 year storm” compare? It won't be anything. We'll see after the election when we see behind the fake reports that this wasn't anything. the media did this with the BP oil “greatest disaster ever” and then it suddenly disappeared ( where is the lasting environmental damage or any damage?) where is the bp disaster now? I live here on the Gulf( the media lied).
37 posted on 10/27/2012 8:35:12 AM PDT by rurgan (give laws an expiration date:so the congress has to review every 4 years to see if needed)
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To: DarthVader

I’ll see you hear later (long after election) to see this is media and NOA (or whatever gov agency) lies. Katrina which i was there for had a 41 foot storm surge how will this “100 year storm” compare? It won’t be anything. We’ll see after the election when we see behind the fake reports that this wasn’t anything. the media did this with the BP oil “greatest disaster ever” and then it suddenly disappeared ( where is the lasting environmental damage or any damage?) where is the bp disaster now? I live here on the Gulf( the media lied).

Katrina had a 41.5 foot storm surge. How will your storm surge compare?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storm_surge


38 posted on 10/27/2012 8:40:19 AM PDT by rurgan (give laws an expiration date:so the congress has to review every 4 years to see if needed)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Roland M is so far up the POS-POTUS’es butt he can see his transverse colon.
Roland is also a Jessie Jackson race baiting clone.


39 posted on 10/27/2012 8:59:02 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Gabz
I don't understand all this nonsense about the storm affecting the polls. The storm is happening on Oct. 30, a full WEEK BEFORE the election. Even after the surprise snowstorm on Oct. 30th last year, that dumped over a foot of snow on Central MA, when power was out for several days, schools and businesses were up and running after 3 or 4 days.

There will be absolutely no disruption of the election by THIS storm. I can't say what will happen on Nov. 6th, weather-wise, but I do predict there WILL be an Electoral Storm that takes out the Obama Administration. ;o)

40 posted on 10/27/2012 9:01:11 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Sir Napsalot
And it's more than that . This storm won't be anything. Wait until after the election and you'll see the coverage drop off to hardly nothing as in the BP “disaster” .

CBS evening news spent 15 minutes on this “monster storm” and zero on Benghazi. now you see this is all fake?

41 posted on 10/27/2012 9:03:55 AM PDT by rurgan (give laws an expiration date:so the congress has to review every 4 years to see if needed)
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To: Sir Napsalot

What a load of BS.Democrats don’t vote.Its been observed time and again if it rains the dems stay home.

Bring it on.


42 posted on 10/27/2012 9:12:51 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: JustaCowgirl

I had a similar thought.


43 posted on 10/27/2012 10:12:28 AM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: Sir Napsalot

What’s a Roland Martin?


44 posted on 10/27/2012 10:15:49 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Sir Napsalot

He’ll just raise his hand and calm the storm, looking much more than presidential.


45 posted on 10/27/2012 11:01:37 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Flavious_Maximus

The media did their best to tear Bush and FEMA down in 2005.

This time they will double/triple their effort to praise Obama and ensure his success.


46 posted on 10/27/2012 11:33:02 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: jerod

>>> It was a collision of pure luck that a Jr. Senator who’s only previous accomplishment was ....

It was a COLLUSION of pure F*ck that a Jr. Senator who’s only previous accomplishment was ....

giving a speech at Kerry’s convention.

There, FIFY.


47 posted on 10/27/2012 11:46:20 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: JustaCowgirl
I’m afraid that the evil that shall not be named in the White House is going to use the storm as an excuse to delay the elections — indefinitely.

I can't believe that someone who's been reading here since 2004, is still cowering in fear about such ridiculous nonsense.

There is simply no excuse for being ignorant of how our election process really works. The POTUS cannot - I repeat, CANNOT suspend a national election. If you're honestly frightened of such a possibility, then why on earth aren't you reading up on this subject in the FR archives? If you were, you wouldn't be throwing around this needlessly alarming notion.

48 posted on 10/27/2012 12:53:23 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: fatnotlazy
...should Obama lose and massive riots break out as a result, he could use the unrest as an excuse to nullify the elections and stay in office.

He doesn't have the power to nullify a national election. Stop spreading this alarmist horse crap.

49 posted on 10/27/2012 12:56:19 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security. It can happen. As I said, the safeguards of the Constitution don’t mean jack to Obama and his henchmen. They could try anything. Whether they succeed or not may come down to ordinary citizens. Why do you think sales of guns and ammo have skyrocketed recently?


50 posted on 10/27/2012 1:07:09 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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