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Poll: Americans Oppose Obama's First Two Executive Orders
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Posted on 02/03/2009 10:42:50 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Poll: Americans Oppose Obama's First Two Executive Orders President Obama's first two executive orders -- allowing federal funding for overseas abortions and closing Guantanamo -- have been met with widespread opposition, according to a poll released Tuesday.

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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Though President Obama has garnered widespread support for his early actions in office, Americans strongly oppose the commander-in-chief's first two executive orders -- allowing federal funding for overseas abortions and closing Guantanamo -- according to a poll released Tuesday.

Fifty-eight of Americans said they disagreed with the president's decision to give overseas funding to family planning organizations that provide abortions, according to a Gallup poll published Tuesday.

Obama signed an order Jan. 23 reversing the "Mexico City policy" -- a prohibition first implemented by Ronald Reagan, which forbade the U.S. government from sending money to overseas family-planning organizations that perform abortions or offer abortion counseling. The ban, which once was lifted when Bill Clinton took office, was later re-established by George W. Bush in 2001.

The poll also found that more Americans -- 50 percent to 44 percent --oppose the President's decision to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for terror suspects within in a year -- a sign that the president's first two executive orders may be off mark.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2009polls; abortion; agenda; bho44; bhoeo; culturewar; first100days; gitmo
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What a start huh?
1 posted on 02/03/2009 10:42:50 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, what the F* did this idiots think when they went to the polls in November and voted for “change”?


2 posted on 02/03/2009 10:44:14 AM PST by samtheman
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To: Sub-Driver

I changed my tagline the first day he did these EO’s.


3 posted on 02/03/2009 10:44:21 AM PST by caver (Obama's first goals: allow more killing of innocents and allow the killers of innocents to go free.)
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To: Sub-Driver

You wanted change...you got it. It’s all you’ll have left.


4 posted on 02/03/2009 10:45:19 AM PST by NorCoGOP ("The Change We Need" greatest typo in PR history (turned out to be "Your Change We Need"))
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To: All

GET USED TO IT, AMERICA!

YOU WANTED CHANGE, RIGHT?!

WELL, YOU GOT IT!


5 posted on 02/03/2009 10:45:45 AM PST by MplsSteve
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To: samtheman

“Well, what the F* did this idiots think when they went to the polls in November and voted for “change”?”

They wanted the Obama Administration to “change” into the Clinton Administration.


6 posted on 02/03/2009 10:45:51 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: Sub-Driver
Poll: Americans Oppose Obama

There....I fixed it!!!
7 posted on 02/03/2009 10:45:55 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Govt is like a baby - a loud mouth & big appetite on one end & no responsibility on the other)
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To: samtheman

Most of them had no clue what they were voting for besides

“the cool black guy”


8 posted on 02/03/2009 10:46:50 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: caver

Well, the voters got a pig in a poke, and now they’re stuck with it. Good and stuck and good enough for ‘em. Actions have consequences - and he ain’t through yet.


9 posted on 02/03/2009 10:47:20 AM PST by Twinkie (TWO WRONGS DON'T MAKE A RIGHT!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m watching Gibbs right now on FNC. This administration is clueless.


10 posted on 02/03/2009 10:48:36 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (I wish it was 20 January 2013. I've had enough of this crap already.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Obama has been a solid disaster the first few weeks. Just like we thought a witless ideoluque would be. To his cabinet pics, to the bloated stimulus plan all the way down to his choice of the “Beast” mega SUV limo, he has been solidly tone deaf. He’s a one termer.


11 posted on 02/03/2009 10:48:48 AM PST by pburgh01
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To: Sub-Driver

So why in hell did so many American sheep vote for him? They did not think he would do this or is the reality of what he’s doing sinking in?


12 posted on 02/03/2009 10:50:12 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sub-Driver

Our fellow Americans are idiots....easily duped by the MSM, their profs, their union bosses, and so on. They have sold out the republic....just so they could say we elected a black guy.


13 posted on 02/03/2009 10:50:31 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: Twinkie

“Well, the voters got a pig in a poke, and now they’re stuck with it.”

The during the election cycle voters watched a sharply produced infomercial. The audience members, sychophants all. Now that they have the “product” home, some are having buyer’s remorse as the “product” isn’t what was advertised and doesn’t live up to the hype.


14 posted on 02/03/2009 10:51:19 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: pburgh01

I hope he’s a one-termer. Still, he can do a lot of damage in one term.


15 posted on 02/03/2009 10:51:43 AM PST by Pfesser
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To: samtheman

They thought they were sick of bad Iraq news and bad economic news and that McCain is old and cranky.


16 posted on 02/03/2009 10:51:56 AM PST by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: MrB

Exactly! The people who voted for this immature, inexperienced narcissist are the same people who thought Republicans had been in control of Congress for Bush’s last years in office. They don’t even know when their own candidates are in office, and are really the ones screwing them. Wait until the terrorists released from Guantanamo attack the U.S. again. I predict a one term presidency for this moron.


17 posted on 02/03/2009 10:52:02 AM PST by Cherokee Conservative (We have enough youth, how about a fountain of SMART?)
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To: Cherokee Conservative

If God chooses mercy, 0bama will have only one term,

and it will be in such turmoil that nothing will “get done”.


18 posted on 02/03/2009 10:53:42 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: samtheman

Amazing isn’t it? He said he would do exactly as he has done and people are upset. Kind of makes me think he was a hypnotist on the campaign trail.


19 posted on 02/03/2009 10:54:00 AM PST by kalee (01/20/13 The end of an error.)
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To: LottieDah

Give him more time... he’s nominating as fast as he can...


20 posted on 02/03/2009 10:54:00 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16)
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To: MrB

King said he lived for the day when “a man would be judged by the content of his character - not the color of his skin”.
So what do all the blacks do? Vote for the color of the skin rather than the content of the character. Amazing? Not really.


21 posted on 02/03/2009 10:54:29 AM PST by Mr. Wright
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To: WayneS

“Give him more time... he’s nominating as fast as he can...”

Zero should start raiding prisons for nominees. His homie Kwame is available.


22 posted on 02/03/2009 10:55:19 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: MrB

So how many Americans (unrepetant Capitalists) did Bill Ayers say they’d have to exterminate to get America “rebuilt”?


23 posted on 02/03/2009 10:55:26 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy
There are several steps they'd have to go through in order to
Dalek exterminate Pictures, Images and Photos

Americans.

Starting with gun registration and confiscation.

24 posted on 02/03/2009 10:58:31 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: Sub-Driver

Let’s be honest a lot of Americans are acting like uninformed idiots.

They approve his first days in office, they just oppose what he’s done during his first days in office!


25 posted on 02/03/2009 10:58:50 AM PST by Williams (It's The Policies, Stupid.)
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To: LottieDah

That’s RIGHT!

He got out this morning, didn’t he?


26 posted on 02/03/2009 10:59:22 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16)
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To: MrB
Sadly, that is the truth. More and more starry-eyed African Americans are learning that daily. More and more starry-eyed Catholics are realizing they weren't thinking with their heads. More and more starry-eyed Far Left Wingers are finding out they were sold out. More and more disenfranchised Republicans are finding out the punishment they were hoping to inflict on the nation and RINOs has consequences and there is guilt by association.

I'm truly sorry for what has happened. I'm truly sorry the “Not Ready For Prime Time Players” are in charge. If the consequences weren't so horrifying, I'd laugh.

27 posted on 02/03/2009 10:59:34 AM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Sub-Driver

You all think this is bad? Wait until the Executive Order comes that bans importation of any foreign firearms, ammunition of components of either for civilian use. That, combined with a registration bill and AWB II will make a lot of federal employees instantly popular with the gun owners of this country...kind of like deer are popular during the right season in most of the country.

Class A, Grade A disaster, that’s what this guy is. A walking fustercluck.


28 posted on 02/03/2009 10:59:44 AM PST by Ancesthntr (Dedicated to stopping the Obamination and his minions from destroying the USA)
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To: Sub-Driver
Welcome to “The Show”, you ill equipped communist slacker.
29 posted on 02/03/2009 11:01:51 AM PST by ryan71
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To: MrB
“If God chooses mercy, 0bama will have only one term,

and it will be in such turmoil that nothing will “get done”.

There is a silver lining to the cloud — we're too broke to do too much — oh, wait — they're printing money. Never mind.

30 posted on 02/03/2009 11:02:05 AM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Sub-Driver

0bama is a Miserable Failure ... surrounded by a Pervasive Culture of Corruption.


31 posted on 02/03/2009 11:02:07 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Constitutions Grandchild

This last election made me realize what “Kingdom” that I belong to, and it isn’t an earthly one.

I’m sitting back and watching this drunk we call American society destroy itself through its own choices, knowing that there is nothing I can do until it chooses to stop making those decisions.


32 posted on 02/03/2009 11:03:03 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: Sub-Driver
Though President Obama has garnered widespread support for his early actions in office

Like what? I don't remember anything he's done other than to undermine our security, morals, and economy. And, BTW, Mark Steyn just said on Rush's show that the IRS should hire Obambi's transition team since they are so good at identifying tax cheaters. LOL!

33 posted on 02/03/2009 11:04:01 AM PST by hsalaw ("Change is not a destination; hope is not a strategy.")
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To: ArrogantBustard
wasnt Elijah Mobama going to CLEAN-UP the corruption in DC??






34 posted on 02/03/2009 11:04:22 AM PST by MESHUGAMIKEY (i had to get on my knees and I had to pray..sHrillary Clinton)
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To: MESHUGAMIKEY
Sending a punk kid from the Chicago demoncRat Machine to clean up Washington, DC is sort of like ...

... ummm ...

Mopping a pig-sty with raw sewage ....

35 posted on 02/03/2009 11:07:43 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“So why in hell did so many American sheep vote for him?”

It only proves what we said all along, those that voted for him had no idea what his policies were.

They voted for a celebrity and like most celebrities he is an empty soul.


36 posted on 02/03/2009 11:09:14 AM PST by ryan71
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To: MrB
Yeah, the lefties caused me to sit out the late 60s and the 70s, and now I'm considering another 4-8 years. Well, I have determined to try stay in the game although I'm not certain what's left to work with. I'm starting to feel like Dagny Taggart — just won't stop, must not stop — waiting for Galt. Hello? Anybody??? (Crickets)
37 posted on 02/03/2009 11:10:10 AM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Constitutions Grandchild

Jesus said it would get darker and darker before His return,

and His lights will shine all the more brightly in that darkness.


38 posted on 02/03/2009 11:17:25 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: ryan71

“Yes we deeyed!”


39 posted on 02/03/2009 11:18:13 AM PST by Madistan ((This space for rent))
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To: MrB
Jesus said it would get darker and darker before His return, and His lights will shine all the more brightly in that darkness.

Jesus would be wicked cool, but I'd settle for the Second Coming of Ronald Reagan.

40 posted on 02/03/2009 11:18:54 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

his first EO was to lift the ban against killing babies in other countries? this was such a pressing issue on his mind that it topped his list??

i guess the culture of death isn’t meeting their quota and wants to expand to new markets.

and doesn’t this make him a baby killer? can we start calling the libs baby killers now? (that’d be so rich)

here’s a thought... why is my tax money killing foreign babies? why doesn’t their government kill their babies for them?

i’m just asking...


41 posted on 02/03/2009 11:19:45 AM PST by sten
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
They thought Obama’s “Change” would miraculously be exactly what they dreamed in their little heads full of Hope.
42 posted on 02/03/2009 11:21:37 AM PST by divine_moment_of_facts
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To: divine_moment_of_facts

I’m waiting for code punk to call for his impeachment because of the rockets into Pakistan and the coming build-up in Afghanistan.


43 posted on 02/03/2009 11:23:02 AM PST by nufsed
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To: Travis T. OJustice

I think we got a glimpse of one of Jesus’ “will implementers” in this last election.

That would seriously explain the reaction of Satan’s minions to her.


44 posted on 02/03/2009 11:27:07 AM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: Williams
Glad you caught that too. I too was wondering how could they approve of his first days in office when the only two actions he took they vehemently oppose? This is as insane as all of the polls showing the high ratings for his handling of the transition.

Now, let's see, how could John Q Public know f all about how he was handling the transition? Is not that much of a public spectacle after all. Could it be that's what Katie, Tom, Brian, Keith, Chris and Georgie S told them? After all the public part I saw had him nominating 2 Cabinet postions with persons who had to withdraw under scandal and 4 others; Hillary, Eric, Carol and Tim that, in any normal sense of the world should have had no chance for confirmation.

45 posted on 02/03/2009 11:28:03 AM PST by marlon
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To: MrB

That’s why I keep hanging in there. That’s why I keep my faith and my word. That’s why (in spite of every bait that is put out there) I don’t take it. That’s why I live and breathe — if it weren’t for Him, this would have been a major waste of my time.


46 posted on 02/03/2009 11:31:17 AM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Sub-Driver
King Hussein doesn't need the permission of the American people. He rules by fiat.
47 posted on 02/03/2009 11:31:58 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: MplsSteve
Evidently this is.....

Change You Don't Like

.....yes, but, but...change is the essential element.

B3 = BringBackBush

48 posted on 02/03/2009 11:35:45 AM PST by HardStarboard ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule - Mencken knew Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver
Zero points
49 posted on 02/03/2009 11:42:35 AM PST by Sgt_Schultze
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To: swain_forkbeard
They thought they were sick of bad Iraq news and bad economic news and that McCain is old and cranky.
Yup. Sort of like driving your car off a cliff with your family in it because the engine has a rod knocking and the wheels are out of alignment.

Very, very intelligent, the American electorate is. Very, very intelligent.

(not)

50 posted on 02/03/2009 11:51:25 AM PST by samtheman
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