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Swing-State Voters Say They Are No Better Off Than in 2008
Gallup ^ | August 20, 2012 | Jeffrey M. Jones

Posted on 08/20/2012 6:49:42 AM PDT by RobinMasters

PRINCETON, NJ -- A majority of voters in key 2012 election swing states say they are not better off than they were four years ago; 40% say they are better off. Swing-state voters' assessments of their situation compared with 2008 have varied little since last fall.


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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012polls; bhoeconomy; democrats; elections; gallup; hopeychangey; obama

1 posted on 08/20/2012 6:49:48 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

Nah nah nah nah
Nah nah nah nah
Hey Ba-arry
Goodbye!


2 posted on 08/20/2012 6:54:43 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: RobinMasters
http://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/states.php

follow the money/map of Repub/Dem donations by state.

3 posted on 08/20/2012 6:57:27 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: RobinMasters
Then, WHY is Bullsh*t Barry's support level still in the mid- to high-40s???

(I know the answer... the question was rhetorical)

4 posted on 08/20/2012 7:02:19 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: RobinMasters

I don’t pay a lot of attention to polls, but this one really stuck out. Ever since Ronald Reagan and his campaign famously asked this question, the answer has been a bellwether.

Stay focused AND on message my FRiends! Election day is less than three months away.


5 posted on 08/20/2012 7:36:57 AM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Kharis13

Here is an idea for a commercial:
screen up shows a person getting the nozzle from the gas pump and turning it on.
The gas starts flowing into the tank, and all you see on the screen is the gallons and the price. As the dollar amount increase, the gallon quantity barely moves.
The sound is ring, ring, ring as the dollars increase.
Towards the end on the commercial, the dollar quantity is close to $100, and the gallons are around 10.
Then the voice over asks the infamous question:
“are you really better off now?”
Anyone but Obama 2012


6 posted on 08/20/2012 7:49:14 AM PDT by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: RobinMasters

My household income is now $35K LESS per year than it was in 2008. And that figure has not even beed adjusted for inflation.


7 posted on 08/20/2012 8:47:09 AM PDT by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: 9422WMR

Yet ANOTHER great commercial from FR folk!


8 posted on 08/20/2012 8:48:01 AM PDT by catnipman ((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
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To: a real Sheila

Me too. Its been a complete fiasco trying to keep everything together in this economy.

FUBO!!!!!


9 posted on 08/20/2012 8:49:07 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: 9422WMR
Great idea for a commercial. One more thing to add:
Obama Energy Secretary Steven Chu’s statement that American gas prices should rise to European levels to spur "green" energy development.
10 posted on 08/20/2012 9:08:59 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: 9422WMR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iyUpRSrdIk&feature=related


11 posted on 08/20/2012 9:31:04 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: RobinMasters

Gallup still trying to support The Disaster. Note “Registered Voters” not Likely Voters were polled. Add 5 percent to the forces of Good with the L.V. polled.


12 posted on 08/20/2012 9:49:33 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Very interesting map. The donations are about even in NY, Il, CA, MA, who would have figured that?

If this map is translated into electoral votes The Disaster is about to see the worst beating since Mondale.


13 posted on 08/20/2012 9:55:11 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: Nevadan

Have Chu handing out money to a character who looks like a Chicago aldermen/pol who is laughing his butt off.


14 posted on 08/20/2012 9:57:42 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: RobinMasters

They’re no better off, but they’re going to vote for him anyway.

Welcome to Obamaland....


15 posted on 08/20/2012 10:18:08 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: arrogantsob

“The Disaster is about to see the worst beating since Mondale.”

How I pray you are right! But we have to beat Obama AND the media AND the unions AND the voter fraud... it’s still an uphill climb so don’t let your guard down. And why in God’s name is Romney having a debate with CNN/NBC/ABC/PBS as moderators... and no Fox? Is he crazy???


16 posted on 08/20/2012 11:12:22 AM PDT by Snow Eagle ("... Against all enemies, foreign AND DOMESTIC")
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To: Snow Eagle

Romney can handle any of the Treason media’s stupid questions so that does not worry me.

Basically the only way The Disaster can win is through single women voters. He loses every state’s male and married female voters. INCLUDING Illinois.


17 posted on 08/20/2012 11:22:20 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: RobinMasters

Well unless these people are convinced to come out in droves as Indies, Reagan Dems, TEAS, Libertarians, the GOP will not benefit. How the turn out on the ground is used by the GOP will explain whether America wants 4 more years of fiscal disaster and foreign policy losses.


18 posted on 08/20/2012 12:01:17 PM PDT by phillyfanatic
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To: RobinMasters
Technically, I am better off than 4 years ago. But as a baby boomer my expectations for retirement aren't what they used to be..

The sorts of questions Gallop should be asking, "Can you ever retire and maintain your current life style?"..

19 posted on 08/20/2012 5:50:56 PM PDT by EVO X
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To: RobinMasters

and has anyone noticed how what used to be in 20/18/16 oz. packages at wal-mart and your grocer is packaged in 4 or 5 ounces less and for the same price?


20 posted on 08/20/2012 6:13:36 PM PDT by Ryan_Rubio_2016
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To: Ryan_Rubio_2016

No. The packages get smaller AS the price increases. You get less but pay more.


21 posted on 08/20/2012 6:42:46 PM PDT by dufekin (Obama and Pelosi: at war against the Church--and innocent American babies)
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