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71% Of Obama Supporters Say Constitution Should Not Be Upheld
Rasmussen ^ | Rasmussen

Posted on 09/05/2008 4:54:18 PM PDT by markedmannerf

While 82% of voters who support McCain believe the justices should rule on what is in the Constitution, just 29% of Barack Obama’s supporters agree. Just 11% of McCain supporters say judges should rule based on the judge’s sense of fairness, while nearly half (49%) of Obama supporters agree.

(Excerpt) Read more at rasmussenreports.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008polls; barack; congress; constitution; electionpresident; judiciary; mccainpalin; obama; obamabiden; palinping; scotus
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This sheds alot of light on things!
1 posted on 09/05/2008 4:54:18 PM PDT by markedmannerf
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To: markedmannerf

HOLY CRAP


2 posted on 09/05/2008 4:56:28 PM PDT by Crazieman (McWhatever-Palin '08)
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To: markedmannerf

Oprahfication of the American public


3 posted on 09/05/2008 4:57:20 PM PDT by lookout88 (Combat search and rescue officer's dad.)
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To: markedmannerf

I’ll bet many of them couldn’t tell the Constitution from the Declaration of Independence, The Federalist Papers, the Emancipation Proclaimation or the warranty on their new flat-screen TV.


4 posted on 09/05/2008 4:57:20 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: markedmannerf

Nothing surprising here. Obama has essentially said the same thing about fairness.


5 posted on 09/05/2008 4:59:26 PM PDT by freespirited
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To: markedmannerf; Admin Moderator; Jim Robinson

This should go into some sort of news category with sidebar status. Perhaps front page news. Its important.


6 posted on 09/05/2008 4:59:45 PM PDT by Crazieman (McWhatever-Palin '08)
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To: markedmannerf
Three reasons for any stragglers to bite the bullet and vote McCain/Palin: Ginsburg, Souter, Stevens. They need proper replacing.
7 posted on 09/05/2008 5:00:32 PM PDT by Shqipo (Palin for Veep...? The shot....SCORE!!!!!)
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To: markedmannerf

I hope all the Bobby Barr and Ronnie Paul supporters read this! If Obammie gets elected, you can forget about the U.S. Constitution. Like Obammie, it will be “history.”


8 posted on 09/05/2008 5:03:00 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (McCain/Palin '08! Real change you won't have to "believe in." You'll be able to see it!!!)
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To: EyeGuy

I remember a project I had to do for home schooling - I took the Bill Of Rights (the first ten amendments)and went door to door in a neighborhood several blocks over from me. I read them to whoever would open the door and let me read it. You have no idea of how many thought it was some communist propaganda.


9 posted on 09/05/2008 5:03:05 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Warning - Hurricane Sarah Is Coming")
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To: markedmannerf
Liberals and socialists want to trample on the Constitution at every opportunity.

Conservatives respect the Constitution and want to uphold its concepts following the Founding Fathers original intent.

Nothing new here.

10 posted on 09/05/2008 5:03:16 PM PDT by Reagan Man (McCain Wants My Vote --- With Palin on the ticket, MOST conservatives should be satisfied.)
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To: markedmannerf
judges should rule based on the judge’s sense of fairness

WTF does that even mean anyway? Somebody should forward this to Justices Scalia and Thomas since I'm pretty sure they need a good laugh or two.

11 posted on 09/05/2008 5:05:12 PM PDT by GOP_Raider (If I wanted a Chicago politician as my President, I'd vote for Richard Daley)
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To: markedmannerf
Absolutely. That's exactly why I think the longterm safety of the Constitution is the most important to me (and a small fraction of other voters who are equally focused on the Constitution). The only surprise in these figures is how huge the differences are between the McCain people and the Obama people.

Congressman Billybob

Tenth in the ten-part series, "The Owner's Manual (Part 10) -- The Remaining Amendments"

Latest article, "The Straight-Shooting Governor"

12 posted on 09/05/2008 5:07:30 PM PDT by Congressman Billybob (www.theacru.org)
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To: TR Jeffersonian

Scary, huh?


13 posted on 09/05/2008 5:07:49 PM PDT by kalee
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To: markedmannerf

Obama supporters: Convicted felons, mindless idiots, media socialists, and druggies. No surprise here.


14 posted on 09/05/2008 5:08:38 PM PDT by taraytarah (Don't use Jack Ryan tactics, Barry. It won't work this time.)
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To: markedmannerf
Proof that Obama supporters are unAmerican.
15 posted on 09/05/2008 5:10:09 PM PDT by Vision ("Test everything. Hold on to the Good." 1 Thessalonians 5:21)
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To: GOP_Raider
To all

They won't even care if Obama is constitutionally qualified to be President!

16 posted on 09/05/2008 5:10:30 PM PDT by Reily
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To: markedmannerf

Wow! So most of them think that unelected officials should make their own decisions as opposed to following the Constitution? I’m just speechless...and very afraid for the future of this country.


17 posted on 09/05/2008 5:10:53 PM PDT by Kellykoop (All you need to start an asylum is an empty room and the right kind of people.)
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To: taraytarah

you forgot rascists and union hacks


18 posted on 09/05/2008 5:12:35 PM PDT by 38special (I mean come on.)
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To: Kellykoop

My thoughts exactly!


19 posted on 09/05/2008 5:13:38 PM PDT by markedmannerf
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To: markedmannerf

Obamadons: “It’s just a damn piece of paper”


20 posted on 09/05/2008 5:13:58 PM PDT by realcleanguy ("I have not yet begun to fight")
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To: EyeGuy
I’ll bet many of them couldn’t tell the Constitution from the Declaration of Independence, The Federalist Papers, the Emancipation Proclaimation or the warranty on their new flat-screen TV.

Or the Gettysberg Address, like the demented Billyboy who advised us "as the Constitution said, 'of the people by the people and for the people.' "

21 posted on 09/05/2008 5:19:41 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: markedmannerf
This is no surprise...that danged Constitution just gets in the way of their agenda... Silly people that actually think they have a right to Private property and to defend themselves need to go to the re-education camps.
22 posted on 09/05/2008 5:24:01 PM PDT by coolbreeze (giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teen-age boys.)
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To: Kellykoop
Wow! So most of them think that unelected officials should make their own decisions as opposed to following the Constitution? I’m just speechless...and very afraid for the future of this country.

Forgive me but...DUH! What did you think the last seven presidential elections were all about anyway?

23 posted on 09/05/2008 5:25:25 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: markedmannerf

Stunning. Or is it stuning?


24 posted on 09/05/2008 5:27:39 PM PDT by BfloGuy (It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect . . .)
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To: markedmannerf

Another area in which normal people and liberals are different!


25 posted on 09/05/2008 5:28:42 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (liberalism = serious mental deficiency)
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To: hinckley buzzard

“What did you think the last seven presidential elections were all about anyway?”

Exactly. The left any more looks upon government as power to be seized, not rules to be abided by. Look at how the DC government reacted to the Heller ruling. Just ignore it and wait to fight it out in a hopefully more left-friendly Supreme Court.


26 posted on 09/05/2008 5:28:46 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: SkyDancer

That’s freakin scary!


27 posted on 09/05/2008 5:30:00 PM PDT by navyguy (Some days you are the pigeon, some days you are the statue.)
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To: markedmannerf

Go figger.


28 posted on 09/05/2008 5:30:12 PM PDT by shekkian
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To: markedmannerf

This is the subtitle of the article: “60% of Voters Say Supreme Court Should Base Rulings on Constitution”

It’s not the 60% that scares me about that; it’s the other 40%.


29 posted on 09/05/2008 5:31:24 PM PDT by GiveEmDubya (NObama)
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To: markedmannerf

Do you think that Al-Qaeda would like to see us uphold our Costitution? Then why should the democraps?


30 posted on 09/05/2008 5:31:47 PM PDT by 353FMG (What marxism and fascism could not destroy, liberalism did.)
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To: markedmannerf
Obama supporters = people under age 40 who have been through 12+ years of public school.

This is your brain on NEA teachers' union propaganda.

31 posted on 09/05/2008 5:34:55 PM PDT by Dems_R_Losers (RIP Tony Snow, great American, father, and Christian)
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If this doesn’t make any real American want to vomit in terror, I don’t know what would...


32 posted on 09/05/2008 5:35:19 PM PDT by NeoConfederate
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To: markedmannerf

BOOKMARK


33 posted on 09/05/2008 5:37:59 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (McCain/Palin '08)
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To: Reagan Man

We have the makings of an explosive civil conflict at hand.


34 posted on 09/05/2008 5:39:41 PM PDT by DarthVader (Liberal Democrats are the party of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Gee, really? I never would've known. [/sarc]

Maybe I was stating the obvious, but that high of a number still stuns me. And pardon me for saying so.

35 posted on 09/05/2008 5:43:55 PM PDT by Kellykoop (All you need to start an asylum is an empty room and the right kind of people.)
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To: Reagan Man

“Liberals and Socialists”,they`re one and the same!You tell me,with what we`ve seen and heard to date,whats the difference?A Rat is a Rat and in my book, they`re the common enemy of all freedom loving Americans.


36 posted on 09/05/2008 5:44:43 PM PDT by nomad
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To: nomad

You protest too much.


37 posted on 09/05/2008 5:54:56 PM PDT by Reagan Man (McCain Wants My Vote --- With Palin on the ticket, MOST conservatives should be satisfied.)
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To: markedmannerf

The Constitution is not compatible with communism.


38 posted on 09/05/2008 5:59:26 PM PDT by screaminsunshine
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To: markedmannerf

Exactly right—the next administration could appoint four USSC Justices, which would influence the direction our county takes for the next 20-30 years. Obama has stated that he employs an “empathy” test, which is utter rubbish.

I don’t trust either candidate on judicial appointments, but our best chance is with Maverick.

I’ll never forget the awful Kelo decision and Howard Dean’s denouncement of it as “Bush’s Supreme Court”. Talk about being in the catbird seat. Dean got the leftist’s dream of the destruction of private property rights, and at the same time his friends in the media allow him to place the blame on conservatives.


39 posted on 09/05/2008 6:08:50 PM PDT by VR4
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To: Reagan Man

And you`re deluding yourself if you think these scumbag lefties are anything but our enemies.


40 posted on 09/05/2008 6:15:20 PM PDT by nomad
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To: nomad
And before you jump to the conclusion that I`m a Muslim or from the middle east because of my screen name,WRONG!Try again.
41 posted on 09/05/2008 6:18:21 PM PDT by nomad
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To: EyeGuy

This has been done in many different ways and I find it interesting. Ask people if the statement “From each according to their abilities - to each according to their needs” is from the US Constitution or the Declaration of Independence. It’s just plain scary how many people will pick one or the other.


42 posted on 09/05/2008 6:25:24 PM PDT by VRWCtaz (McCain/Palin '08!!!)
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To: markedmannerf

No wonder I find these guys so offensive. Free Republic has deep constitutionalist roots.


43 posted on 09/05/2008 7:33:41 PM PDT by Kevmo (Obama Birth Certificate is a Forgery. http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/certifigate/index?tab=articles)
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To: nomad

I posted that liberals and socialists want to trample on the Constitution at every opportunity.

That is far from deluding myself.

Get a life.


44 posted on 09/05/2008 7:46:13 PM PDT by Reagan Man (McCain Wants My Vote --- With Palin on the ticket, MOST conservatives should be satisfied.)
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To: Crazieman

They don’t understand our form of government or they want to be commies and be ruled by a tyrant.


45 posted on 09/05/2008 9:04:44 PM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: markedmannerf

Ignorance run amok.


46 posted on 09/05/2008 11:25:43 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham ("The land of the Free...Because of the Brave")
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To: markedmannerf

These folks are irrational. But you knew that.


47 posted on 09/05/2008 11:27:48 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Obama was not properly vetted.)
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To: markedmannerf

Obama. The great one will light the path to your personalized constitution.


48 posted on 09/05/2008 11:33:33 PM PDT by GVnana (The American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery.)
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To: markedmannerf
Liberals are deranged.
49 posted on 09/05/2008 11:38:10 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (1 conservative = 5 RINOs. You can expect 4 out of 5 RINOs to bolt to the liberal side on any vote.)
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To: markedmannerf
Photobucket All the more reason.
50 posted on 09/05/2008 11:42:50 PM PDT by GVnana ("The American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery.")
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