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2008 voting rate down as older whites stayed home
AP via Breitbart ^ | July 20, 2009 | HOPE YEN

Posted on 07/20/2009 11:17:06 AM PDT by kddid

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1 posted on 07/20/2009 11:17:06 AM PDT by kddid
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To: kddid

Thanks you old coots!


2 posted on 07/20/2009 11:17:42 AM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: kddid

RINOs and Liberals are not interesting to conservatives...


3 posted on 07/20/2009 11:18:33 AM PDT by wac3rd (80 Carter/Obama 08)
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To: vpintheak
Get off my damn lawn!

(lol)

4 posted on 07/20/2009 11:18:35 AM PDT by SIDENET ("Join me or die. Can you do any less?" -Mr. Sparkle)
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To: kddid

“According to the data, more older whites opted to stay home compared with 2004, citing little interest in supporting either Barack Obama or John McCain.”

No kidding. Let’s nominate Mitt now. That will bring them back in droves. (sarc)


5 posted on 07/20/2009 11:18:42 AM PDT by Luke21 (If it's the Asspress, it's usually a lie.)
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To: kddid
But the data also showed that dead people, cartoon characters, and citizens of foreign nations voted for Obama in record numbers.
6 posted on 07/20/2009 11:19:33 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world, and they are all out to get me.)
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To: GonzoGOP

Maybe they were intimidated.
There were lots of reports of blacks driving around and making a big show of writing down addresses of people with McCain signs in their yards.


7 posted on 07/20/2009 11:21:45 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: vpintheak
Thanks you old coots!

I voted for the RINO McCain. But I would not do so again. The GOP has to understand that the conservative base, and the old coots who make up a part of that base, are not willing to show up and vote for someone who is distasteful.

I'll vote for a Conservative next time, or I will stay home. And don't blame me if Obama gets a second term -- blame the Republican Establishment for pushing Bob Dole, John McCain, and Mitt Romney. There's your problem right there.

8 posted on 07/20/2009 11:23:24 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (I don't believe anything anyone says about anything anymore.)
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To: kddid
I admit I wasn't enthusiastic about voting for McCain, even though I did. His inept campaign didn't make GOTV any easier either, I'm sure.
9 posted on 07/20/2009 11:24:35 AM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: Luke21
No kidding. Let’s nominate Mitt now. That will bring them back in droves. (sarc)

Mitt! The man of passion!, He will fire up the base! With double the positions on each issue, Mitt will get double the votes!


10 posted on 07/20/2009 11:24:41 AM PDT by ansel12 (Romney (guns)"instruments of destruction with the sole purpose of hunting down and killing people")
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To: kddid

Can you blame them, with the Black Panthers People’s Party providing “security” at the polling places.


11 posted on 07/20/2009 11:25:12 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (AGWT is very robust with respect to data. All observations confirm it at the 100% confidence level.)
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To: MrB
Being from Cook County (Chicago) i can say from personal experience that any time you put up a Republican campaign sign in the front yard it was torn out usually within a day or two. I had some fun and smeared mine with Vaseline so they would at least think twice before pulling out the next one.

Obama cheats. That is why 2010 is so important. If we don't take back congress there will be no way to stop the rampant cheating by ACORN and the Black Panther Liberation Army or whatever the thugs are calling themselves these days.
12 posted on 07/20/2009 11:26:59 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world, and they are all out to get me.)
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To: vpintheak

Wonder how they are going to feel about that non-vote as Obama proceeds to gut medicare.


13 posted on 07/20/2009 11:28:08 AM PDT by Arizona Carolyn
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To: kddid

Bingo!

Here is the dirty little secret the RNC refuses to admit to.

Their attempts(McCain, Rudy, Mitt, Huckster) at putting a RINO on the ballot(McCain) succeeded and those who decided it was “a bridge too far” to vote for someone like McAmnesty stayed home.

And then there are the idiots on FreeRepublic who would rather blame those who were basically disenfranchised by the selection of McCain instead of the real problem: the RNC leadership and elites. Pull your head out of the sand.


14 posted on 07/20/2009 11:28:32 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets


I wish this guy would have stood in my way to vote.
15 posted on 07/20/2009 11:28:42 AM PDT by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: kddid; All

Let’s put the blame where it belongs, Feminist women:

“Unmarried women supported Barack Obama by a 70-to-29 percent margin, and they voted for Democratic House candidates by a similar margin — 64-to-29 percent.”


16 posted on 07/20/2009 11:28:52 AM PDT by donna (1,350 Palestinians, guests of Iraq's Saddam, to resettle in southern California in fall '09.)
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To: kddid

Interesting.

But, you know, I can’t imagine a McCain White House would be as bad or worse than The Obama White House.

McCain wouldn’t be Reagan, but he sure as Hell wouldn’t be a socialist as is Mr. Obama-Jama.


17 posted on 07/20/2009 11:29:20 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: kddid

Uninformed yutes and colored people got us in the situation we’re in now.


18 posted on 07/20/2009 11:29:35 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Forget going Galt. Its time to go Braveheart.)
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To: kddid
Blame the Liberal Media for depressing GOP voters from turning out.

The Liberal Media needs to be destroyed.

19 posted on 07/20/2009 11:29:56 AM PDT by LdSentinal
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To: ClearCase_guy

Yeah! I hope you know I was kidding in the earlier post. :-)


20 posted on 07/20/2009 11:29:57 AM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: SoConPubbie
...the RNC leadership...

The RNC has leadership? Surely you jest...
21 posted on 07/20/2009 11:30:20 AM PDT by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: MrB
There were lots of reports of blacks driving around and making a big show of writing down addresses of people with McCain signs in their yards.

Sounds like psychological warfare from the left - they start spreading such B.S. rumors, and it sounds reasonable to some.

22 posted on 07/20/2009 11:30:27 AM PDT by muleskinner ("You know the Germans always make good stuff')
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To: GonzoGOP

I believe it is likely that the system is already corrupted too far.

Coleman/Franken proved it. EVERY decision by the ACORN elected secretary of state went in Franken’s favor, resulting in the stolen election.


23 posted on 07/20/2009 11:30:36 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: kddid

And if Obama(’s)care has anything to do with it, they won’t be around by ‘12!


24 posted on 07/20/2009 11:31:37 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: colorado tanker

Limbaugh mentioned dragging him over the finish line several times, and it was absolutely true. Whenever we’d get any momentum going, he’d do the exact thing necessary to destroy it. I’ve said before that the “Look, the Dems are even WORSE!” tactics of the Republicans would backfire on them. Whenever McCain moved grudgingly to the right, his numbers improved. If the old coot had gone home three weeks before the election and not done any interviews he’d probably be in the WH now. Every day I ask, “Lord, why is Barack 0bama President,” and follow up with, “Thank you that John McCain isn’t.” BTW, yes I voted for Sarah and McCain happened to be on the ticket, so don’t say I was the reason 0bama got elected.


25 posted on 07/20/2009 11:32:05 AM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: MikeWUSAF

How would you your grandmother feel? Assuming you weren’t escorting her?


26 posted on 07/20/2009 11:32:31 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (AGWT is very robust with respect to data. All observations confirm it at the 100% confidence level.)
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To: donna
There is some irony that a great many unmarried women decided to vote for the smooth talking black guy in hopes that he would stick around and be a good provider for them.

What? That didn't work out?

27 posted on 07/20/2009 11:32:53 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (I don't believe anything anyone says about anything anymore.)
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To: kddid

Well, this older white got out and voted. Didn’t particularly like my choices, but I tried to stop the mess that is now upon us, thanks in part to those sit-at-home know-it-alls.

As far as I’m concerned, anyone who sits out an election also forfeits the right to gripe for four years. That includes a lot of self-absorbed FReepers.


28 posted on 07/20/2009 11:34:40 AM PDT by Jedidah ("Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana)
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To: donna

BSF’s - bitter single females. (The counter to anyone making a statement about “angry white males”.)

Those that state “a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle”, but, in overwhelming numbers vote for the government to be in the role of husband - provider and protector.


29 posted on 07/20/2009 11:34:51 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: GonzoGOP

I this is a cover story to hide the fraud by ACORN.


30 posted on 07/20/2009 11:36:50 AM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: kddid

Thanks, folks! Appreciate the patriotism! /SARC!


31 posted on 07/20/2009 11:37:32 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Great comment.
hysterical comparison and spot on


32 posted on 07/20/2009 11:38:08 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: kddid

Proving geezers are worthless.


33 posted on 07/20/2009 11:41:37 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Sig Sauer P220
Uninformed yutes and colored people got us in the situation we’re in now.

UAW money and UAW votes put the Chicago Turd in the White House.

NEVER AGAIN will I buy a UAW product.

34 posted on 07/20/2009 11:44:53 AM PDT by cayuga (We lost the soapbox to MSM bias, and the ballot box to ACORN. The cartridge box is all we have left.)
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To: MrB; ClearCase_guy

If conservative men won’t marry them, they still have to make a nest of some kind. Women don’t go it alone.


35 posted on 07/20/2009 11:45:01 AM PDT by donna (1,350 Palestinians, guests of Iraq's Saddam, to resettle in southern California in fall '09.)
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To: vpintheak

Hey punk. Run a friggin candidate who isn’t half dead and demo-lite and maybe you can get us excited.

For the record, I voted for McCain and then ran outside and puked.

Send you damned message to the RNC.


37 posted on 07/20/2009 11:46:17 AM PDT by EEDUDE
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To: ClearCase_guy

Then get off your butt now and work to get a conservative nominated. We almost have ford, jr in the Senate from TN because Bryant and Hillary split the conservative vote, so people such as your self would not vote for Corker since he wasn’t a conservative. So, instead of saying “if they don’t listen to me, I will not vote but obama’s second term will not be my fault” find a conservative get out and work for that person


38 posted on 07/20/2009 11:48:07 AM PDT by sticker
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To: sticker

I live in MA. ‘nuff said.


39 posted on 07/20/2009 11:49:09 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (I don't believe anything anyone says about anything anymore.)
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To: donna

They’ve been lied to, though, and told that they MUST make it on their own. And this is why they vote for a husband.

God’s natural laws and plans are thwarted to the detriment of the person doing the thwarting.

These laws and consequences are as immutable as His physical laws.


40 posted on 07/20/2009 11:49:20 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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That’s nice. Many of these folks will be dead by 2012.


41 posted on 07/20/2009 11:51:05 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: Sig Sauer P220

Uninformed yutes and colored people got us in the situation we’re in now

that along with folks who stayed home. That should teach us NOT to ever stay home on election day. I would rather win with a “Republican-LITE” opposed to let them with with a democrat of any flavor - PERIOD. From a coaching stand point a win is a win no matter how you look at it.


42 posted on 07/20/2009 11:52:40 AM PDT by Cyclone59 (Everything that hits the fan is not evenly distributed)
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To: donna

Yep. (Single) White females, whether in the blue collar wards (especially in the northeast and upper midwest) or in latte land voted for Obamanation.


43 posted on 07/20/2009 11:53:36 AM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: vpintheak

Thank the idiots that gave them the choice between McCain and Obama. Both disasters in making. McCain may have been the lesser evil, but he was still a terrible choice.


44 posted on 07/20/2009 11:54:13 AM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: kddid

Based on this data, I demand tax payer funded ACORN spend at least half of their time and money in rural white areas registering voters who are more likely to vote conservative and getting them out to vote.


45 posted on 07/20/2009 12:01:01 PM PDT by anonsquared (Jim Thompson made me do it!)
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To: ScottinVA

LOL!

Let’s see how long the mods leave up the monkey picture.

For some reason they pull all of mine...


46 posted on 07/20/2009 12:01:10 PM PDT by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: Richard Kimball
How about when McPain suspended his campaign to go to Washington to solve the “crisis” only to find there was no role for him? Somehow he managed to make Zero look like the cooler, more experienced hand.

I don't believe in conspiracy theories and don't think anyone with a legitimate shot at the presidency voluntarily gives it up, but it's hard to see what McCain could have done different to intentionally blow it.

47 posted on 07/20/2009 12:06:21 PM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: kddid
"Voting Rate Down As Older Whites Stayed Home"

This was partially offset by a record number of Mexican citizens and wise Latinas illegally voting in the US election.

48 posted on 07/20/2009 12:06:51 PM PDT by Iron Munro (If you cannot be a good example you can serve as horrible warning - like Obama.)
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To: GonzoGOP
If we don't take back congress there will be no way to stop the rampant cheating by ACORN and the Black Panther Liberation Army or whatever the thugs are calling themselves these days.

Don't forget the elected state and county election officials, and the various offices controlling voter registration. Democrats heavily target these positions to assist with their vote fraud and to run interference against fraud complaints and investigations.

49 posted on 07/20/2009 12:09:12 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: wac3rd

You got it.

Pandering to La Raza types only means you’ll lose otherwise conservative voters.


50 posted on 07/20/2009 12:10:26 PM PDT by Boiling Pots (Barack Obama: The final turd George W. Bush laid on America)
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