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God gap: No gain for Obama with religious vote
mlive.com ^ | 11/01/08 | politico.com

Posted on 11/01/2008 5:07:00 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3

Barack Obama has courted white weekly churchgoers as avidly as any Republican-leaning bloc of voters, though it now appears his efforts may fall flat on Election Day.

The Gallup Poll now shows Obama backed by 28 percent of white voters who attend church at least once a week — a group that makes up a roughly a third of all voters — which would be no improvement from the 29 percent of these voters who, according to exit polls, backed Democrats John Kerry and Al Gore in the previous two presidential election.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; abortion; antichrist; christianvote; dncfalseprophets; election; falseprophets; god; muslim; obama; religiousvote

1 posted on 11/01/2008 5:07:01 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3
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To: TornadoAlley3

KEYWORDED

All— see keywords: dncfalseprophets, falseprophets


2 posted on 11/01/2008 5:09:20 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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Current polling indicates Obama has gained with voters who attend church occasionally and could possibly win the Catholics next week. Kerry, who would have been the second Catholic president, lost Catholics to Methodist George W. Bush by about a million votes, according to exit polls.

Democrats have lost weekly churchgoers of all races by double-digits in every two-man presidential election since 1980, and by increasingly wide margins. Michael Dukakis lost these voters by about 10 percentage points in 1988, while Kerry lagged by more than 20 points in 2004.


3 posted on 11/01/2008 5:09:27 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: TornadoAlley3
Obama is going to lose. He's fared worse with religious voters than John Kerry! Tell me that's a man who's going to win the election.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

4 posted on 11/01/2008 5:09:40 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: TornadoAlley3
Amen, Hallelujah!

Come on FReepers! We can do this with God's help. Watch this before you say your prayers. Then pray, pray, pray for America!!!! Click here and be reminded of why you love America.

5 posted on 11/01/2008 5:10:54 PM PDT by Faith
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To: TornadoAlley3

But Obama offset that religious vote with gains among atheists, sexual deviants, and ‘former terrorists’.

Latest polls show ‘former terrorists’ are breaking for Obama big time.


6 posted on 11/01/2008 5:12:02 PM PDT by exist
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To: TornadoAlley3
He's not going to win Catholics, evangelicals and Orthodox Jews. The more observant you are, the more Republican you're likely to vote. Faith - not income - is the best depositive predictor of people's voting intentions.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

7 posted on 11/01/2008 5:12:21 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop
The problem is...are the Christians going to show up to vote? McCain never really excited them - Bush on the other hand, did.

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8 posted on 11/01/2008 5:13:45 PM PDT by GaryLee1990 (www.RightWingIt.com)
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To: exist
The secular and atheist vote? Those are people he has already. He's getting the base vote. Ho hum.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

9 posted on 11/01/2008 5:13:46 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: GaryLee1990
Two words: Sarah Palin. Gosh - they LOVE her! And that my FRiends, will make all the difference!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

10 posted on 11/01/2008 5:15:06 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: GaryLee1990

Palin excites Christians.


11 posted on 11/01/2008 5:16:33 PM PDT by rom (Keep Senator Government from Spreading YOUR Wealth! McCain/Palin '08!)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Obama will gain on nothing but the black vote. Period.

That’s the dirty little secret the media won’t tell ya. His whole candidacy is based on getting out the black vote in record numbers in the urban areas, soldifying the latte liberal base and that’s it.

There is no new demo he is reaching. In fact he’s losing a big chunk of the Union/Reagan Dems.

In the end, depending on the availibility of crack, the pimps and gangabngers in the hood may actually cast their first vote ever, hence his popular vote numbers could be impressive. But he won’t win electoral college.


12 posted on 11/01/2008 5:19:44 PM PDT by nhwingut (,)
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To: GaryLee1990

As a Christian, I’m not too excited about McCain. I admire the guy for his service to this country.

It’s Sarah Palin that I like. And many Christians feel this way about her.


13 posted on 11/01/2008 5:21:33 PM PDT by Sister_T (Sarah Palin can lead a horse to water AND make him drink.)
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To: GaryLee1990

If they are not excited with Palin, I don’t know what else that could make them excited. Unless, some of them still hold the idea that women cannot be a president—which I really doubt that it’s the case here.


14 posted on 11/01/2008 5:22:23 PM PDT by paudio (0bama is a Marxist who lied to get elected. If he is elected, we will see a different 0bama..)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Great! Thanks. I was worried as earlier Barna poll says, roughly 50/50 Christians vote for McCain, with a little more going for him.


15 posted on 11/01/2008 5:28:16 PM PDT by savvyguy
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To: TornadoAlley3

No way. Barna just told us a few days ago Hussein was getting 40+% of the evangelical vote.


16 posted on 11/01/2008 5:29:53 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (A vote for Hussein is insane!)
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To: goldstategop

Every church I know is having people pray round the clock, for the defeat of this ravenous wolf.


17 posted on 11/01/2008 5:32:04 PM PDT by AmericaUnited
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To: GaryLee1990
The problem is...are the Christians going to show up to vote? McCain never really excited them - Bush on the other hand, did.

Don't worry buddy, they are coming out to vote!

18 posted on 11/01/2008 5:32:58 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (O earth, earth, earth, hear the word of the Lord-(Jer.22:29))
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To: AmericaUnited

“Every church I know is having people pray around the clock...”, yep, going on big time all over down here.


19 posted on 11/01/2008 5:34:37 PM PDT by fishergirl (My warrior, my soldier, my hero - my son. God bless our troops!)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Have any of these pollsters bothered to do a demographic on parents with special needs kids?

Nine million U.S. children under 18 years have a special health care need. Nine million kids = 18 million parents.

http://www.usa.safekids.org/tier2_rl.cfm?folder_id=2020

Go Sarah!!


20 posted on 11/01/2008 5:35:50 PM PDT by Unkosified (What do Osama and Obama have in common? They both have friends that bombed the Pentagon.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

This can’t be correct because I read yesterday that the church was split evenly and Obama had already been declared the next president. I think that they weren’t even going to let Bush finish his term out, we were going straight to crowning, er, I mean inaugurating the one.


21 posted on 11/01/2008 6:18:00 PM PDT by rbbeachkid (When is enough enough?)
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To: TornadoAlley3
Current polling indicates Obama has gained with voters who attend church occasionally and could possibly win the Catholics next week.

I read of a couple of polls last week showing McCain LEADING among Catholics. I believe the fact that over 100 Bishops have spoken out so forcefully on the Right to Life this year, has caused many Catholics, who had considered voting for Obama, because they've always voted Democrat, to change their minds.

22 posted on 11/01/2008 10:58:17 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: GaryLee1990

I think the possibility/threat of Obama, Reid, & Pelosi will make up for any lack of excitement for McCain.


23 posted on 11/01/2008 11:01:47 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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24 posted on 11/01/2008 11:04:57 PM PDT by narses (http://www.theobamadisaster.com/)
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