Skip to comments.Former Obama supporters say they back Romney this time (Wisconsin)
Posted on 09/11/2012 9:12:58 PM PDT by Be Careful
In 2008, Matthew Brewer said he voted for hope, change and Barack Obama for president. But this fall, he said, even though he said he doesn't agree with every policy proposed by Mitt Romney, he'll be voting for the Republican for president. "I think he has the right skill set," Brewer said Thursday, as Romney's Wisconsin campaign rolled out what it called an advisory board of Wisconsin Democrats for Romney. The group is comprised of 39 people from 29 cities...
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Excellent. Need every voter.
isconsin Obama voters switching to Romney
FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.
Same phenomenon happened to Carter in 1980
A whole lot of Democrats said they were for Carter then voted for Reagan.
In a lot of places the Democrat party is a religion. You toe the party line no matter how much you disagree with what is going on. So they will mouth all the party loyalty slogans until they get in the privacy of the voting booth. These are the Democrats that 0bama scorned as “clinging to their God and their Guns” in 2008.
In 2008 0bama was a blank slate who these voters could write anything they wanted on. Now he is a known quantity.
Going to be interesting to see if they show up on election day for O. All the polling is assuming, like they did in 1980, that these Democrats are going to show up and vote Democrat in Nov.
9/11/2012 6:03:00 AM
Wisconsin steaming toward budget surplus
Rainy Day Fund could get record windfall; job and wage growth also reported
If current spending estimates hold, the state of Wisconsin is headed for an unexpected budget surplus of about $274 million for the current 2011-13 budget cycle.
A new Department of Revenue report released this week shows that the state collected $126.6 million more in general-purpose tax revenue during the 2011-12 fiscal year than was projected last May. The May number itself had reported a better revenue collection estimate than the one before it.
Because half of any budget surplus must be deposited in the states Budget Stabilization Fund, otherwise known as the Rainy Day Fund, that account could be in for a record haul as well, according to Department of Administration secretary Mike Huebsch, who cautioned that final expenditure numbers still have to be considered.