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Daily Presidential Tracking Poll {-20}
Rasmussen Reports ^ | July 31, 2010 | S. Rasmussen

Posted on 07/31/2010 6:54:40 AM PDT by VRWCTexan

Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 25% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-five percent (45%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -20

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To: Brytani

101 posted on 07/31/2010 8:58:06 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: VRWCTexan

http://www.nwherald.com/articles/2010/07/29/r_otjjr3yctmgm1kxyaoxgww/index.xml


102 posted on 07/31/2010 9:00:55 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: LostInBayport
He is still doing just fine over at Gallop with 46% approve and 47% disapproving. THINK about that - 46% approving just a couple of months before the mid terms. A figure that is the same or very close to the percentage of people who do not pay federal income tax. The real hurdle we face is this group, which probably tends to draw other public services. As Papa Gubmint supplies their daily needs, they may not feel that they have it too bad (until the day the spigot stops...cold).

You are so correct - we need to starve the beast. BUT if another party can never regain control of the Fed Gummint, how is that possible? We may have already reached the tipping point.

“A Republic—If You Can Keep It”

Alexander Fraser Tytler, also known as Lord Woodhouselee, who wrote: “A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship.”
103 posted on 07/31/2010 9:03:58 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Ballygrl

Well, a large percentage of the approvals agree with bambi’s efforts to destroy this country. Another large percent are people who are just not paying close attention and would disapprove if they knew what was going on. Another large percent are just morons. The remainder could be people afraid to tell a pollster they disapprove of the allmighty highmaster of idiocy.


104 posted on 07/31/2010 9:06:43 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (In the White House the mighty White House the Liar sleeps tonight.............)
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To: VRWCTexan
Tank Barry Soetoro, tank, you vicious nationalist socialist bashibazook! The PEOPLE are turning against you!!!

And what next folks? Now that he can't "MAGIC" the people we will see the true totalitarian face of the Obama Junta, AND THEN WE MUST NOT BE COWED!

WE MUST FIGHT THEM!

105 posted on 07/31/2010 9:08:16 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is fascist... ..He meets every diagnostic of history.)
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To: HerrBlucher
Well, a large percentage of the approvals agree with bambi’s efforts to destroy this country.

IMHO a public education system that has "indoctrinated" entire generations (since the 1960s) that the evil capitalistic system is the source of all our woes. Bring along the Kenyan bastard Marxist who wants to destroy the capitalistic system and you have a huge young base of supporters. I have no clue how one overcomes this. The Marxists are a very patient bunch and they have laid the foundation decades ago for what we are seeing right now in 2008. It also helps that the liberal lying dying media is supporting the Kenyan boy king and his intentional destruction of American capitalism - they cheer it. The state run media eagerly awaits federal funding of their Pravda machine so they won't have to compete with the truth. Liberals hate facts above all else.
106 posted on 07/31/2010 9:14:07 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: VRWCTexan

I just don’t get how 44% think anything about 2010 is somewhat OK.


107 posted on 07/31/2010 9:14:42 AM PDT by omega4179 (PREVIEW IS MY FRIEND)
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To: GoMonster

He had a learning curve. Now his polls are second best behind Survey USA for accuracy.


I don’t think I’ve heard of any Survey USA poll results. I’ll look it up.


108 posted on 07/31/2010 9:26:05 AM PDT by unkus
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To: drangundsturm
scott rasmussen admitted on Hannity’s show that he has changed his polling system this year. Nothing in the past can point to his accuracy today... Brown vs Coakely is a prime example.

LLS

109 posted on 07/31/2010 9:35:54 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Daisyjane69
The good news is that he’s “working” his peers.

I have 2 in college, and they're doing the same thing. For example, they ask their friends if they have any money, and then ask them to set it out on a table. My kids take half and say nothing. When their friends ask what's going on, they say they had no money of their own. In a socialist society like the one the democrats in Washington are creating, everyone must share by law. They must spread the wealth around. Their friends say "Bull ----! Give me my money back." My kids say "Sorry. I'm poor. You owe me. If you don't like it - don't vote democrat."

They also drive by the welfare complexes with their friends who work. They ask their friends how they feel about paying the rent, food, clothing, energy, and health care bills for the lazy, unwashed welfare recipients laying out in the sun drinking beer. They don't like it, so my kids tell them if they vote democrat, they're voting to give even more of their hard earned paychecks to these people so they can continue to live their lives of leisure.

The best way to teach other people is to actually show them what they're being forced to pay for.

110 posted on 07/31/2010 9:39:42 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: AlexW
It was that way in the 80's too.Photobucket
111 posted on 07/31/2010 10:36:52 AM PDT by CommieCutter (A Centrist Democrat is now defined as: between Socialism and Communism.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

That’s interesting, I had not heard Ras had changed his methodology. I’m not sure you can say that completely invalidates all his past results, though. Depends on how drastically he changed it. A few minor tweaks would lead you to a different conclusion than a major overhaul. I’ll see if he says anything about this in the details on his site.


112 posted on 07/31/2010 10:40:13 AM PDT by drangundsturm
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To: garyhope

It is worse that that. He is a Sa*di agent and islamic plant. Thanks to American idiots who watch TV and voted for this - Islam won on 911.


113 posted on 07/31/2010 10:41:23 AM PDT by Frantzie (Democrats = Party of I*lam)
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To: Cheerio

TV is 24x7 propaganda and indoctrination. They control TV so they control America. TV is for idiots. Until masses of people who want liberty cancel cable and sat TV - nothing will change.

Fox? 7% or more owned by the Saudis. Murdoch totally backed Blair’s Islamification of the UK.


114 posted on 07/31/2010 10:46:10 AM PDT by Frantzie (Democrats = Party of I*lam)
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To: napscoordinator

Newt Gingrich is the GOP version of Bill Clinton, a total self promoter who is generally conservative (Clinton liberal) but will blow with the wind in order to......you guessed it....promote himself. Add to that neither has any control over their sex drive and voila, two sides of the same sleazy coin.


115 posted on 07/31/2010 11:17:00 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (In the White House the mighty White House the Liar sleeps tonight.............)
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To: VRWCTexan

I approve of his performance. The further he takes this country down the road of destruction the lower his chances are of getting reelected.


116 posted on 07/31/2010 11:20:35 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a long tradition of tolerance." ~Hussein Obama, June 4, 2009, Cairo, Egypt)
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To: VRWCTexan

He blows.


117 posted on 07/31/2010 11:23:13 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: VRWCTexan; All

Today while driving I saw a pickup truck with “Obama” spraypainted on one side of the back bumper and “Sucks” on the other. Took up the whole back bumper of the truck.

People have had enough.


118 posted on 07/31/2010 11:24:52 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: AlexW
"Not so fast. The fact that 40+ percent somewhat approve"

Of the 44% that at least somewhat approve, 18% are blacks who will approve of him no matter what.

Another 10% are hard-core leftists...real commies...er...I mean Educators and other public employees.

The remaining 6% will like whomever appears culturally popular at the time...are are easily swayed the other way. Once it becomes fashionable to be anti-Obama, they'll flip. They are the stupid and vacuous.

119 posted on 07/31/2010 11:43:23 AM PDT by Mariner (USS Tarawa, VQ3, USS Benjamin Stoddert, NAVCAMS WestPac, 7th Fleet, Navcommsta Puget Sound)
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To: manc

My closest friend worked for the McGovern campaign in 1968. Now, however, she is extremely conservative and brilliantly articulates those values. Sometimes idealistic youth have to be hit upside the head with reality and learn how the world really works.


120 posted on 07/31/2010 11:49:37 AM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: Ballygrl

“I can’t believe 44% somewhat approve, what the heck is good to approve of?”

They approve of the “D” after his name...for some thats all that counts.....LOLOLOLOL


121 posted on 07/31/2010 11:59:06 AM PDT by Forty-Niner (One aspect of the information age is the acceptance as fact of the uninformed opinion)
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To: concerned about politics

Kudos to you for raising two very bright kids and keeping them pointed in the right direction. May they have great success at “spreading the common sense”.


122 posted on 07/31/2010 12:03:29 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: SeekAndFind

Ras has been the most accurate pollster in the last few election cycles.

At least their election day polls, no one ever knows how accurate polls are 6 months to a year out... because there is no vote at those times.


123 posted on 07/31/2010 12:12:53 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Bigh4u2

The Trend is our friend !

Obama loses = America wins!


124 posted on 07/31/2010 12:14:38 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: HearMe
well .... actually there are those who would vote Dem or Rep regardless IF they voted. But I would argue what decides elections is how many of those get off their butts and actually show up at the polls, and the mushy middle just goes along with whichever way the political wind is blowing on election day.
125 posted on 07/31/2010 12:18:46 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Due to the Electoral College, because Republican and Democrat voters dominate certain States, it is always those voters who could go either way who determine who wins.

Twenty twelve is a big test for those who love this country and are convinced that Obama is a danger to our Republic. If purity is going to be the test on the Right, we are dooming this Nation.

America may not survive a second Obama term.

The only criteria for 2012 should be a decent person, with decent view, who can win and send Obama packing


126 posted on 07/31/2010 12:34:47 PM PDT by HearMe
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To: GoCards

I think it’s called overexposure. Or, too much of a good thing ultmately becomes too much. Perhaps even some of the apparently brain dead are asking themselves why they don’t feel better after hearing The Great Orator lie through his commie teeth.

Surely they have to be wondering why they aren’t doing better. Which surprises me, given the vast quantities of stimulous “walk around” cash demrat operatives have at their disposal. Could it be they’re keeping it for themselves—A la the banks?


127 posted on 07/31/2010 12:49:44 PM PDT by dools007
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To: VRWCTexan
Overall, 44% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the president’s performance. Fifty-six percent (56%) disapprove.

And if he was *entirely* white that 44% figure would be 25%.

128 posted on 07/31/2010 1:30:27 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Daisyjane69
I do not know a single human being that approves of this administration.

You don't get to the Bronx or to South Central LA much,do you? Or to the Upper West Side of Manhattan or Malibu,for that matter.

129 posted on 07/31/2010 1:33:05 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Nonstatist

” Pretty obnoxious. I like my derison delivered with more class.”

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sorry for peeing in your Cheerios


130 posted on 07/31/2010 1:40:01 PM PDT by SF_Redux
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To: Daisyjane69

Actually “any” person between the ages of 18-34 years old that votes Democrat has either been drinking Kool-Aid or smoking tons of reefer. POTUS Obama has been death on providing jobs and opportunities for young and old and...he has especially thrown Black youngsters under the bus, locking them into bad schools and little job opportunity. Too bad, these foolish people cannot grasp and hold the truth!!! Shame!!!! And......these folks have no idea how bad Obama and “their” Democrat Party have set them back!!!!


131 posted on 07/31/2010 1:48:21 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: Bigh4u2

You know I have seen that Rasmussen chart a 1000 times, and for the light of me can not believe that he ever had a 15% disapproval rating. I guess 15% of the country are Freepers


132 posted on 07/31/2010 1:51:11 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: VRWCTexan

That is a three point drop in approval in 24 hours.

Here are Obama’s job approval numbers for the 3 previous days:

July 28: 46
July 29: 46
July 30: 47

July 28 dropped off. To produce a 44% approval rating today the Friday sample had to yield somewhere around 42 or 43% in approval. Rapid response imho that the American people did not appreciate Obama’s appearance on the View.


133 posted on 07/31/2010 2:41:26 PM PDT by techno
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To: xzins

>>> Rasmussen uses a standardized system, so I think it increases the noise in his numbers. <<<

It probably has more to do with his normalizing for the number of R’s, D’s and I’s.

R’s and D’s are probably consistent groups.

But I’s are all over the map. So I would expect that his numbers fluctuate because of shifts in the different classes of I’s that he polls


134 posted on 07/31/2010 3:10:57 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: SeekAndFind

The “most accurate”.


135 posted on 07/31/2010 3:38:20 PM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: Daisyjane69
I do not know a single human being that approves of this administration.

I would venture a guess that 90% of the Hollywierd elites approve of everything he is doing to America - Hollywierd is filled with America haters.
136 posted on 07/31/2010 3:38:45 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: drangundsturm
I did not mean to invalidate but more along the lines of question. He also took some serious heat from the Whitehouse and I think he operates under threat... I could be wrong but obama is capable of doing just that... in fact we know he regularly threatens dims. His sine wave polling bother me also... repeatable cycles within a 10 point range. Never in the History of political polling has anyone ever asked if someone "somewhat approves". What is with that? No one ever asked if anyone "somewhat approved" of Bush. I just do not trust scott and his father Carl was the best that there ever was.

LLS

137 posted on 07/31/2010 4:02:09 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

If you hate America and hate your self, you love the nobama. If you love America and love your self, you despise the nobama. the nobama is the destroyer.


138 posted on 07/31/2010 5:10:16 PM PDT by hal ogen
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To: hal ogen

I went beyond despise when he spoke at kerry’s Convention.

LLS


139 posted on 07/31/2010 5:12:09 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: GonzoGOP

“Opinions have hardened and you can now be open about your opposition to Obama without getting hammered.”

This is a good point. Young people are not starting to be embarrassed by him also. So when he loses the cool vote, as well as the informed voters - he’s got his 12% base to fall back on, and that’s it. We need to keep hammering away strategically - starting with a huge, thundering smack down in November.

Time to take this country back!


140 posted on 07/31/2010 5:49:06 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Among pollsters, how would you or anyone rank Rasmussen in terms of accuracy ?”

The relative polling accuracy of Rasmussen.
http://www.fordham.edu/images/academics/graduate_schools/gsas/elections_and_campaign_/poll%20accuracy%20in%20the%202008%20presidential%20election.pdf

The following list ranks the 23 organizations by the accuracy of their final, national pre-election polls (as reported on pollster.com).
1. Rasmussen (11/1-3)**
1. Pew (10/29-11/1)**
2. YouGov/Polimetrix (10/18-11/1)
3. Harris Interactive (10/20-27)
4. GWU (Lake/Tarrance) (11/2-3)*
5. Diageo/Hotline (10/31-11/2)*
5. ARG (10/25-27)*
6. CNN (10/30-11/1)
6. Ipsos/McClatchy (10/30-11/1)
7. DailyKos.com (D)/Research 2000 (11/1-3)
8. AP/Yahoo/KN (10/17-27)
9. Democracy Corps (D) (10/30-11/2)
10. FOX (11/1-2)
11. Economist/YouGov (10/25-27)
12. IBD/TIPP (11/1-3)
13. NBC/WSJ (11/1-2)
14. ABC/Post (10/30-11/2)
15. Marist College (11/3)
16. CBS (10/31-11/2)
17. Gallup (10/31-11/2)
18. Reuters/ C-SPAN/ Zogby (10/31-11/3)
19. CBS/Times (10/25-29)
20. Newsweek (10/22-23)


141 posted on 07/31/2010 5:51:20 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Scanian

You are right. He has dropped fast since the View interview. hardihar. He was between 15 - 17 last week, but that was up from the -18 the week before.


142 posted on 07/31/2010 5:51:59 PM PDT by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: OKSooner

Abyss has been negative 5 of the last 10 days. I do think that’s a record in futility for the ‘one.’ :):)


143 posted on 07/31/2010 5:53:43 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Pikachu_Dad

as mentioned to durmundstrang, I intended to write “decreases the noise” instead of “increases the noise.”


144 posted on 07/31/2010 7:07:44 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Right Wing Assault
Geez, that's a 'girlie man' reaction if there ever was one.....


145 posted on 07/31/2010 7:09:16 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: The Bronze Titan

146 posted on 07/31/2010 7:16:11 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: napscoordinator

Bob Dole was Clinton’s opponent, though...

Enough said.


147 posted on 07/31/2010 7:18:52 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear". - Glenn Beck -)
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To: VRWCTexan

He calls us mongrels with reptilian brains........how could we approve.

What a fool.


148 posted on 07/31/2010 8:58:56 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: VRWCTexan

I wish I could find one of those 44% so I could ask them what the heck they’re thinking. Unfortunately, for me those people seem to be very hard to find. I’m very skeptical about that number.


149 posted on 07/31/2010 10:00:19 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Ich bin ein illegal alien! - Barry Obama standing up with Central and South America against Arizona.)
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To: adorno

You left out ‘married once now a widow/widower’.


150 posted on 07/31/2010 10:01:17 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Good night. I expect more respect tomorrow - Danny H (RIP))
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