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Republicans lose ground for second straight day in early voting, maintain turnout percentage
Las Vegas Sun ^ | 11/31/2010 | Jon Ralston

Posted on 10/31/2010 9:55:45 AM PDT by Wilum

Republicans lost ground to the Democrats in the urban counties on the largest and last day of early voting Friday, surely giving Democrats hope that a surge to blunt the GOP momentum could carry over into Election Day.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; anglle; election; nv2010; reid; turnout
This guy was just on Fox and said Republican turnout is low compared to thepast by about 5%!?!? What's going on out there! Says it proves the surge is not there (paraphrasing) Warning! Site loaded with anti Angle ads.
1 posted on 10/31/2010 9:55:48 AM PDT by Wilum
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To: Wilum

Tagline test.


2 posted on 10/31/2010 9:57:21 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: Wilum

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3 posted on 10/31/2010 9:58:08 AM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Wilum

Dingy Harry’s Las Vegas Sun is working hard to save their master’s @$$. I’ve heard of buying ad time but buying a whole newspaper is ridiculous.


4 posted on 10/31/2010 9:58:38 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Just another white boy riding in the back of the bus next to the Emergency Exit.)
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To: Wilum
People waiting until election day so they can't manipulate the early votes.
5 posted on 10/31/2010 9:59:32 AM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Wilum

I call BULL !


6 posted on 10/31/2010 9:59:42 AM PDT by vladimir998 (Part of the Vast Catholic Conspiracy (hat tip to Kells))
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To: Wilum

How do they know since no vote has been counted yet? Exit polling?


7 posted on 10/31/2010 9:59:58 AM PDT by edcoil (No "D's" for me!)
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To: Mortrey

8 posted on 10/31/2010 10:00:17 AM PDT by Zakeet (Like the wise Wee Wee said, "We can't be broke ... we still have checks in the checkbook.")
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To: Wilum
For all practical purposes, Ralston is part of the Reid campaign. Last night I read that RATS have exceeded GOPers by 6K early votes. But RATS have a 60K registration advantage in NV. Which means they are underperforming relative to their numbers.

Sharron is leading Reid by about 15 points among independents. That will be daunting for Reid to overcome, although there is always fraud.

Here's what the WaPo says about the race:

Two weeks of early voting that ended Friday provide only a barometer of turnout - it's far from conclusive with Election Day to come. The early numbers confirm Republicans are fired up to deny Reid a fifth term, but Democrats are getting to the polls in significant numbers, too.

9 posted on 10/31/2010 10:01:23 AM PDT by freespirited (This tagline dedicated to the memory of John Armor, a/k/a Congressman Billybob.)
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To: edcoil

They are not talking about votes they are talking about VOTERS.


10 posted on 10/31/2010 10:01:58 AM PDT by Perdogg (What Would Aqua Buddha do?)
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To: Wilum

Republicans lost ground to the Democrats in the “urban counties”............................................ This is news?? Were ever most of your taxes go is where they will vote Dem.


11 posted on 10/31/2010 10:02:00 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (The candidate they smear and ridicule the most is the one they fear the most.)
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To: edcoil
No, they're just using registered party info according to Ralston on Fox. Reporteret had him emphasize that.
12 posted on 10/31/2010 10:02:30 AM PDT by Wilum (Never loaded a nuke I didn't like)
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To: Wilum

“This guy was just on Fox and said Republican turnout is low compared to thepast by about 5%!?!? What’s going on out there! Says it proves the surge is not there (paraphrasing) Warning! Site loaded with anti Angle ads.”

Ralston has been slamming Angle from day one, and covering up almost everything negative about Reid. (Sure he said she won the debate, but that’s about it).

Plus, the headline is very misleading. His data is mostly focused on urban areas, and the headline implies that this extends to the entire state.


13 posted on 10/31/2010 10:02:46 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: Wilum

Please. JOhn Ralston is a dedicated Reid cheerleader.
This scam has been trashing Angle non stop along with this Mormon mafia run newsletter.

Fox on the weekend is very pro Dem.


14 posted on 10/31/2010 10:03:06 AM PDT by ncalburt (Get Even on Election Day)
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To: All

Folks, I personally know at least 5 lifelong Dems who are voting straight “R” this year.....Just because registered Dems are voting, doesn’t mean they’re voting for Dems...


15 posted on 10/31/2010 10:04:25 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Wilum

The press is reporting the trend, but saying they are winning the individual races or their candidates are hard charging, then they will just shrug when their lies don’t bear fruit on election night.

They also never report anything that is related to the point of view or tea partiers. They have outdone themselves this cycle on keeping Republicans on the defensive. It’s the equivalent of the numbskull that puts their hands over their ears and makes loud noises.


16 posted on 10/31/2010 10:05:21 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: Wilum

“We are allowing our preprinted ballots for the dead
to count from now on.
No military votes or votes of crackers will be tolerated.
Those who have paid our fees can vote twice or more depending upon the amount.”

17 posted on 10/31/2010 10:06:35 AM PDT by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the light of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: Wilum

Voter fraud?


18 posted on 10/31/2010 10:10:44 AM PDT by HapaxLegamenon
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To: Wilum

It is an intimidation tactic utilized by the Dumbocrats. It is hoped to cause fear among Republican and Independent Voters. Your vote will not be enough, why vote, Scary reid will win. They tried to stack the deck in votes in Scary Reid’;s favor, but it was found out. The DumbocRats will strive to keep power in any manner. remember the Gwenn Moore Campaign in Milwaukee, Wi, her own son was arrested for slashing tires on the Republican Get out the votes Vans in Milwaukee. Be prepared for more dirty tricks and fraud to happen on Monday and Tuesday


19 posted on 10/31/2010 10:10:56 AM PDT by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yep, the Las Vegas Sun, Harry’s pet newspaper.


20 posted on 10/31/2010 10:11:16 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Wilum

The Democrat GOTV operation, particularly in Nevada this year, is incredibly formidable.

Early voting helps them a lot too. It serves to blunt their enthusiasm gap issues as they can spend weeks reminding people to come to the polls. They will literally call everyone who ever even thought about voting Democrat on a daily basis till that person can tell the GOTV worker they’ve voted.

This should serve to remind people just how hard it will be to dislodge the likes of Harry Reid. The left will fight till the last drop of blood is spilled to retain power (or take more of it). It is easy to look at how bad the economy is and assume the Republicans will win, but one must remember almost half of America’s voters now pay no federal taxes and disturbing numbers are dependent on the nanny state.


21 posted on 10/31/2010 10:15:35 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Parley Baer
Yep, the Las Vegas Sun, Harry’s pet newspaper.

Shhhh--the balded marxist might get jealous if he hears about this!

22 posted on 10/31/2010 10:16:41 AM PDT by tflabo
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To: Wilum
What the heck is all this "early voting" BS? I even see FReepers who talk about how they just finished voting "early."

Folks, there can BE NO POSSIBLE REASON for "early voting" except as a means to manipulate turnout or votes down the road. If you can't plan your vacation or work schedule around the ONE day every two years that you vote, then forfeit your vote. My folks got into the habit of voting "absentee ballot" not because they would be gone on election day, but because they just didn't want to bother with going to the polls. THEY REGRET THAT NOW and like me, now believe that absentee ballots should re reserved for extreme exceptions.

As for "early voting" -- what a racket!

VOTING IS PRECIOUS and needs to be protected and kept exclusive, and the best way to protect against fraud and manipulation is to have everyone vote -- with showing of photo ID MANDATORY! -- on the same day.

If you don't value your voting franchise enough to go to some little trouble to exercise it, then you don't really need to vote.

23 posted on 10/31/2010 10:21:51 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Wilum

Las Vegas is another mob town, and the Las Vegas Sun cooperates with them.


24 posted on 10/31/2010 10:25:33 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: Wilum
"... in the urban counties ...

Hmmm ... now, let me see ... How can I put this delicately so as not to offend the obdurate PC types ... Let me give it a shot:

Is there any chance that the voters in "urban counties" -- much like the voters in other urban areas nationwide -- share a certain pigmentation that would cause them to vote for an Obamunist even if the guy came out in favor of skinning cats alive and drinking their pulsating blood?

25 posted on 10/31/2010 10:30:58 AM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: Wilum

I’ve sent this to nearly every one on my email list SCARY

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HnkxIh62dQ&NR=1

Dr George explains in print what Dr Junda said on camera

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26 posted on 10/31/2010 10:45:33 AM PDT by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, retired Military, disabled & Seniors)
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To: Wilum
Report: "Republicans lose ground for second straight day in early voting, maintain turnout percentage"

Response: The Democratic fraud machine is kicking in.

27 posted on 10/31/2010 10:59:18 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Finny
Great Post and I agree 1000%. 6AM-6PM the first Tuesday in November. Period.

But we know that early voting was designed just for the purpose of defrauding the vote. This is another area where the laws need to be REPEALED back to 2000.

28 posted on 10/31/2010 11:22:45 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Let's get Physical)
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To: ncalburt

I just heard Megyn Kelly and Bair say the GOP is way up.


29 posted on 10/31/2010 11:26:16 AM PDT by dforest
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To: edcoil

Number of “registered” Republicans vs number of “registered” Dems voting?

Not cast ballots?


30 posted on 10/31/2010 11:44:12 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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To: vladimir998

If true the democrats are just raising the dead vote early..


31 posted on 10/31/2010 12:11:38 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: Maverick68

Ditto....I have about 20 of them


32 posted on 10/31/2010 1:13:25 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Skin-color counters are bigots!!!!!!!!!!....(thanks paulycy))
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To: Outlaw Woman
Yep! It's nice to know I'm in good company.

RE your tagline, "Let's get Physical," votes and the judges who will or won't uphold the integrity of the voting process are the ONLY LINE between civility and physical conflict in defense of our domestic freedom. I believe that America has reached the point where the minority has taken control of political offices, and the MSM has been so successful in creating the illusion that Republicans and conservatives are hopelessly outnumbered in the general population, that we roll over and whine in lament: "How could the majority of our fellow Americans be so stupid as to elect these liberal clowns?" Thus we falsely accuse many of our fellow Americans, and hold them in contempt on false pretenses.

The TRUTH is that Liberals and Democrats have to cheat to win, which proves that they are the minority. WE ARE THE MAJORITY. When we find ourselves being ruled by a minority because of vote fraud that judges refuse to fight, the ONLY ALTERNATIVE will be physical conflict. THE ONLY WAY TO AVOID CIVIL UNREST will be by eradicating vote fraud, demanding photo ID, making one have to go out of one's way to register to vote (no more registering idiots at tables outside of grocery stores or when they get their drivers' licenses) and requiring PROOF that voting rolls are purged of voters who have died. When that happens, the majority -- THAT'S US -- will win.

There are certainly a lot of stupid voters in Democrats and Liberals, but not enough of them. If there were, Democrats wouldn't have to cheat.

33 posted on 10/31/2010 1:33:11 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny
Exceptionally well written post. And right on!
34 posted on 10/31/2010 2:38:30 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Let's get Physical)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Gosh, thanks! :^)


35 posted on 10/31/2010 3:37:32 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: indylindy
Sadly, even the Fox news staff donated and voter to Obama by a wide margin !
The weekend shift is made up of Geraldo and that Brunette woman who is a big lib too.
36 posted on 10/31/2010 4:43:44 PM PDT by ncalburt (Get Even on Election Day)
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To: Wilum
This "Early Voting" BS has to be stopped.

Why not just let union goons and ACORN get illegals to vote all year long?.

Whats the point of having an "Election Day" if the election is already stolen by then.

37 posted on 10/31/2010 4:48:23 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Finny

You vote when you want, and I’ll vote when I want. We voted early, were required to show photo ID, and then signed under penalty of Perjury.

There was a wait of nearly 15 minutes. Our voter machines produce a printed audit trail, too.

I earned the right to vote whenever I’m legally permitted to do so. You’ve got a God given right to express your opinion and I’m willing to fight to the death to preserve that right.

It’s also my right to tell you that you’re full of crap. I’m exercising that right now.

Best,

L


38 posted on 10/31/2010 4:54:16 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lurker
I earned the right to vote whenever I’m legally permitted to do so.

You earned it?

Wha ...?

39 posted on 10/31/2010 6:13:38 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny

Damn straight I did.


40 posted on 10/31/2010 6:44:13 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Finny

Thanks for your opinion. I already voted.


41 posted on 10/31/2010 6:48:58 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Wilum
The Democrats usually vote early.

The fact that the GOP is staying close, shows that the Democrats are in trouble.

42 posted on 10/31/2010 6:59:20 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: Lurker
You say you "earned" your right to vote? Then I can only assume that you, like some of my friends, are a naturalized citizen who worked hard to achieve your American citizenship.

If you're not -- if you're like me, a native-born American who became eligible to vote upon turning 18 -- you didn't "earn" that right, you were blessed with it.

And NO American "earns" the right to jeopardize the integrity of the voting process for the sake of mere personal convenience. One should at least SUSPECT that the whole "early voting" phenomenon is a tool to enable manipulation of votes and voter turnout, since it can really have no other purpose.

Convenience is a function of the competitive marketplace; it is what producers offer the purchasers of their products in a free market to get more customers. Providing convenience is a function of, and one of the most excellent side effects of, capitalism.

VOTING is not presented by, directed by, nor determined by a free market, and when the government strives to present it to you as if it was by striving to make it "convenient," then red flags should be going up all over.

43 posted on 11/01/2010 12:23:39 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny

Let me tell you one damned thing!!!

I “earned” my right to vote too!!!

Me and my kin have fought in every war this country has

ever fought since 1815 in the Battle of New Orleans,,,

OC 1795 here...


44 posted on 11/01/2010 1:00:10 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68
Thank you for your service.

Being enlisted in the military and having the right to vote are not connected (for good or bad) in the U.S. Being enlisted in the miliary has ZERO connection with your right to vote. Someone like me, a middle-aged woman who has never served in the military, has as much a right to vote as someone like my dad, who came close to making the ultimate sacrifice as a Naval officer in WWII.

You didn't "earn" the right any more than I did. You and I were blessed with it in part through the blood of Americans who fought, and for that I am grateful, and I know you are, too.

You were BLESSED with the right to vote. YOU did not earn it, nor did you bequeath MY right to vote to ME. I love members of the military, am married to a veteran, am the daughter of a veteran, have brothers who are veterans, and too many beloved friends to mention who currently serve or are veterans. NOT A SINGLE ONE fancies themself superior to their fellow non-veteran Americans because of it, nor do they think their right to vote has an "earned" quality that mine doesn't because of their military service.

Get off your high horse.

45 posted on 11/01/2010 1:20:38 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny

“Get off your high horse.”
~~~
You are incorrect,,,

We paid for your right to vote and ours too,,,

You just spit on us with your post,,,

Ain’t like anybody cared...


46 posted on 11/01/2010 2:06:16 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68; Lurker
Both of you earned my gratitude and my admiration by serving in the military. Morter, you say I "spit on you" with my post. You spit on every honorable veteran who served when you DEMAND ENTITLEMENT TO my gratitude and thanks and then take for yourself a mantle of supriority over a good portion of your fellow Americans because you wore a uniform and they didn't.

My father would kick your ass for such a presumption, were he young enough, and you'd DESERVE THE ASS KICKING. You are the one spitting on your fellow Americans, not me.

Although you flatter yourself otherwise and feel entitled to something bigger, your service in the military did not earn you a damned thing except the gratitude and admiration of fellow Americans, along with a paycheck and well-deserved self-respect. THAT'S ALL.

You'd still have the right to vote whether or not you'd ever served in the military. Heck, you don't even have to have a high school diploma to vote in America. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO is be lucky enough to turn 18. You didn't "earn" the right to vote any more than I did. You were BLESSED with the right to vote, and yet you take credit for it as if YOU had something to do with it! You shame your military service.

So GET OVER YOURSELVES, guys. Service in the military doesn't make you Gods.

47 posted on 11/01/2010 9:12:00 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68
We [veterans] paid for your right to vote and ours too,,, You just spit on us with your post,,,

Morter, you really should be embarassed and ashamed for such a flaming display of vanity, egotistic pride, and contempt for your fellow Americans.

YOU CHOSE to serve in the military, and for that I'm grateful and for that I admire you. But you are WRONG if you think you're entitled to take credit for providing my right to vote. You are WRONG if you think you "earned" something that all you had to do was be 18 in America to have.

And you are in the WRONG COUNTRY if you think you're entitled to a damned thing from me or any other American.

48 posted on 11/01/2010 9:25:23 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny
I'll vote whenever the hell I like as long as I comply with my State laws.

That's MY right.

Have a nice day.

49 posted on 11/01/2010 9:45:47 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Maverick68

“I personally know at least 5 lifelong Dems who are voting straight “R” this year.”

Within the last two weeks, I’ve met three people who voted D in ‘08, who will vote R this year. They’re not political junkies by any means. My MIL, age 92, knows NOW that the healthcare bill is hurting her. My nephew believed Obama’s promises about a better economy, and it’s worse. A visitor to my home hates how the country is being harmed by illegals.


50 posted on 11/01/2010 10:03:17 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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