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What are you hearing around the office?

Posted on 10/17/2012 4:54:30 PM PDT by MNDude

What is everyone hearing around the office regarding the election? I mean, particularly among liberals and independents. We all obviously know what conservatives are saying.

At my office, I've noticed the liberals are very quiet (except when whispering among themselves), and the independents hate Obama.


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1 posted on 10/17/2012 4:54:35 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: MNDude

Dont know-Im busy working.


2 posted on 10/17/2012 4:56:30 PM PDT by DeathBeforeDishonor1
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To: MNDude

Liberals act like it’s not even an election year and some of the undecideds I know are stuck on clueless about everything else too.


3 posted on 10/17/2012 4:56:53 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: MNDude

I work out of my house so no liberals are allowed to work here.


4 posted on 10/17/2012 4:57:43 PM PDT by Hang'emAll (Ride to the sound of the guns!)
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To: MNDude
What are you hearing around the office?

Bob's gonna get laid off next week.......Shhhhhh, you didn't hear it from me.

5 posted on 10/17/2012 4:58:48 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Jab him with a harpoon.....)
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To: Hang'emAll

I teach for a conservative Catholic school. Everyone’s either sitting out, or voting for Goode.


6 posted on 10/17/2012 4:59:07 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: MNDude

All the people who I know that loved Obama last time around just don’t want to talk about it now.


7 posted on 10/17/2012 5:00:06 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: MNDude

We don’t talk politics much where I work. We have too much invested in actually getting along to do that.


8 posted on 10/17/2012 5:01:06 PM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: MNDude

Just let the liberals know that they had better not succeed. If they do, the democrats and Obama will reclassify them as some type of percenter and come for their money.


9 posted on 10/17/2012 5:01:08 PM PDT by papageo
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To: MNDude

That Obama was a darker version of Joe Biden

That Crowley has hair extensions

That 1.80 gas was a symptom of a terrible economy? (Obama)


10 posted on 10/17/2012 5:01:23 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: MNDude

There’s one big lib in our office. When O is down he’s cranky. Today he was in a great mood. Thought his guy had done a beat down on Romney. I just avoided him. Another guy in our office is an independent. He voted for O last time and had already decided he was not voting O again but would probably stay home. But today he seemed to be leaning Romney.

My sister in law has, since my brother’s death, taken down the Obama stuff from her refrigerator. I think he was the hard left, Madow loving guy. My other brother is totally Romney in spite of the fact that his younger son is campaigning for O.


11 posted on 10/17/2012 5:01:51 PM PDT by Mercat (He was playing Words with Friends.)
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To: MNDude

I work in a one-woman office so the only thing I hear is my own voice.


12 posted on 10/17/2012 5:02:01 PM PDT by muggs (Hope and Change = Hoax and Chains)
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To: MNDude

“... and the independents hate Obama.”

And we conservatives don’t?

I loathe, despise, flipt the bird to, and f*rt in the general direction of this cretin/liar/fake/dork.

Strangely enough, even though Uncle Joe is about as stupid as Dan Rather, I rather like Joe.


13 posted on 10/17/2012 5:02:36 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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I just came from the market where I ran into a woman I haven't seen in a long time. In the conversation she said, "I hope you're not voting for Romney." I told her I am and there should be no contest.

A young woman with a toddler and a newborn in the basket said, "I'll be voting for Romney because of these kids". I told the older woman, "That makes two out of three for Romney." At that point a tattooed biker looking guy said, "Count me in, Obama has to go."

"So there you are", I said. "The soup aisle survey has Romney up 3:1"

14 posted on 10/17/2012 5:03:13 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: muggs
I work in a one-woman office so the only thing I hear is my own voice

LOL!
15 posted on 10/17/2012 5:04:29 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: DeathBeforeDishonor1

On Monday, I went over to another department to talk to their supervisor about a problem we were having. She is an African American middle age woman. Anyway, about halfway through our conversation, she just went off about Obambi and the welfare problems of blacks...she sees it in her family and even in her dept where they are taking advantages of food stamps and welfare...she was very angry at the goverment giving all these freebees to unworking, lazy, cheating the system folks...she even called them n***ers...she is so fed up with it...she said she has never voted for a Republican, but this year she is voting for Romney.


16 posted on 10/17/2012 5:05:03 PM PDT by Babsig (Go Romney!)
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To: Da Coyote
even though Uncle Joe is about as stupid as Dan Rather, I rather like Joe.

My cousin in DC goes to lunch with "Dr" Jill and claims she's the nicest person around. Go figure?

17 posted on 10/17/2012 5:05:07 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: MNDude
What are you hearing around the office?

They would be hearing me say' 'Get back to freaking work!."

18 posted on 10/17/2012 5:05:20 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (Romney has run a business, an Olympics, and a state. Obama has never run anything but his mouth.)
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To: MNDude

Political talk is not allowed.


19 posted on 10/17/2012 5:05:27 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: JCBreckenridge

“Everyone’s either sitting out, or voting for Goode.”

I’m sure obama will appreciate their support.


20 posted on 10/17/2012 5:05:43 PM PDT by paintriot (I've seen too much.....)
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To: MNDude

I work in a call center and the majority of my coworkers voted for “hope and change” in 2008. I haven’t seen the bumper stickers or t-shirts this time around. The silence has been golden! We are currently signing up for medical benefits, which have increased around 4% due to the Affordable Care Act!


21 posted on 10/17/2012 5:06:13 PM PDT by skwrlgirl
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To: MNDude

I misread the headline-—thought it said “What are you wearing around the office?”

I was about to yell, “Whee! A fashion thread!”


22 posted on 10/17/2012 5:06:18 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: paintriot

We fight cafeteria Catholics all the time. We don’t have time for folks like Romney who give them succour by forcing the faithful to assist the unfaithful in their actions.


23 posted on 10/17/2012 5:07:33 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: Hot Tabasco
Bob's gonna get laid off next week.......Shhhhhh, you didn't hear it from me.

No I'm not. :=)

I work independently now that I've retired. I have a "Romney / Ryan - America's Comeback Team" bumper sticker prominently displayed on my computer. At the coffee shops where I do most of my work, I've gotten several positive comments and no negative ones.

There's also a noticeable absence of Obama 2012 bumper stickers compared to 2008. Being in the very, very blue south SF Bay Area, it seemed like every other car had an Obama sticker last time around. I've only seen a few this year.

24 posted on 10/17/2012 5:07:50 PM PDT by Bob
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To: MNDude
Well, I have only one other in 'my office' and he's a Republican.

But - living in the middle of LA-LA land, I hear lots of conversations from liberals in markets, restaurants, and various other high-traffic businesses.

Bottom line - a good many democrats are not very bright, as you can immediately tell as soon as they open their mouth. Those that do are mostly still in love with the Zero.

On the other hand, many are quite angry at the big O - and make quiet snide remarks about wanting him gone, like 'I'm not gonna vote for that bastard this time.'

25 posted on 10/17/2012 5:08:01 PM PDT by Ron C.
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To: MNDude

Office?

What’s that?

:::snicker:::


26 posted on 10/17/2012 5:08:26 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (Aim small, Miss small.)
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To: nascarnation

I’d love to have Joe as VP again, without Obama. Joe is endless entertainment.
Most days I can’t remember who is running with Ryan.


27 posted on 10/17/2012 5:08:30 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Ronin

Excellent those independent voters and liberals that are demoralized will not vote. And those that tell their friends they wont vote, those friends will not either.


28 posted on 10/17/2012 5:09:26 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: MNDude

I’m retired but my wife works in an office with many blacks, so she does not discuss politics. Behind her back they call her Nancy Reagan. Nice, huh? (Little do they know that she adores Nancy Reagan).


29 posted on 10/17/2012 5:09:49 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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People in my Yacht Club are 90% Romney - in 2008 it was about 50/50, with some wearing Obo T shirts. None now.

My brother who voted for Obo in 2008 is going for Romney.


30 posted on 10/17/2012 5:11:32 PM PDT by stubernx98 (cranky, but reasonable)
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I work in Memphis...90% of my employees are black. We meet weekly with all management. For the last almost four years they have watched their health insurance premiums go up...and it is explained to them why each time, without making it a political discussion. Oddly, politics are never overheard in the hallways.

A few months back they were told that if zero was elected and obizmal care was not repealed, they would all have to take pay cuts or worse, lose their job, as there would not be enough money coming in from our clients to pay for what this administration wants us to do...we serve clients who are all going to be going through the same ordeal we are.

The fact that politics are not discussed in the hallways is a very good thing...IMHO. These folks want their jobs.

31 posted on 10/17/2012 5:11:32 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Dr Erkel and Mr. Jive...lurking the streets of DC)
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To: muggs
I work in a one-woman office so the only thing I hear is my own voice.

Will not say anything. Must keep my mouth shut...:)

32 posted on 10/17/2012 5:13:25 PM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: MNDude

Sounds like a lot of people watched the ball game instead (hosers).


33 posted on 10/17/2012 5:13:30 PM PDT by teeker
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We fight cafeteria Catholics all the time. We don’t have time for folks like Romney who give them succour by forcing the faithful to assist the unfaithful in their actions.

Huh?

34 posted on 10/17/2012 5:13:48 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Dr Erkel and Mr. Jive...lurking the streets of DC)
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One of the black women in my office used to bring her personal laptop computer into the office every day, set it up in her cube next to her office computer, and run a slideshow of various Obama pictures from 8 'til 5. That went on for more than three years - and it stopped the same week that Barry voiced his support for same-sex marriage. I wasn't surprised at that - she's very active in her church. A real Christian congregation, too - none of that black liberation theology crap.

I take that as a positive omen. It's tough to admit when your hero has feet of clay, but she obviously figured it out.

35 posted on 10/17/2012 5:14:41 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: CatherineofAragon
A fashion thread!

What kind of outfit do you think this is??

36 posted on 10/17/2012 5:16:21 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Baynative

thanks for sharing that small victory!


37 posted on 10/17/2012 5:16:45 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: IrishPennant

5 women in my office. All romney voters. My wife and i have hinted to them also. They understand what is at stake. Subtle change - waiting room used to have nbc on. We have changed it to fox news. In 4 weeks, only one person has asked to change channel.


38 posted on 10/17/2012 5:17:55 PM PDT by Ravi
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I asked the person who cuts my hair, who is pretty much an independent, how many people were going for Obama this year. I was told that at least 80% are very upset with him and the 20% who are still supporting him are upset that so many people are not supporting him anymore.

From my one sample there seems to be no overwhelming enthusiasm for Obama this time around.

39 posted on 10/17/2012 5:18:36 PM PDT by Slyfox
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My office is a lynch mob for Obozo and Democrats for the most part.


40 posted on 10/17/2012 5:20:00 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Babsig

Wow! I am impressed with this, and it gives us hope that there are people who do pay attention!


41 posted on 10/17/2012 5:21:20 PM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: stubernx98

The people at my yacht club seem to be trending towards Romney. One guy was for Obama, so I pedaled my yacht at him and the swan head knocked him into the pond.


42 posted on 10/17/2012 5:21:36 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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(shhh..I'm reporting as an embedded conservative behind enemy liberal lines in Cali)

Nothing, not a peep - last cycle there was zer0 crap plastered all over the place in private work areas. I have seen nothing inside the building. A few bumper stickers in the parking lot, but very few.

43 posted on 10/17/2012 5:22:07 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: blueunicorn6

LOL. Times are rough all over.


44 posted on 10/17/2012 5:23:05 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: IrishPennant

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9IJUkYUbvI

Stuff like this? This is Texas. We just want the yankee liberals on both sides of the line to just leave us be. We don’t want Obamacare. We don’t want Romneycare. All we want is an actual social conservative.

Do you know how damaging that clip of him vs Teddy Kennedy is for us? This is his health care baby that we are fighting and Romney’s on the side of the enemy. Both of them are. We cannot support either one in good conscience.


45 posted on 10/17/2012 5:23:26 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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90% for Romney in my office and in fact my whole organization. We’re all govt employees and contractors in the defense community and it’s basically monolithic for Romney. We rarely talk politics because there’s no reason to. We’re all on the same page.


46 posted on 10/17/2012 5:23:42 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Ron C.

Why just today...I had Prius....run a red light...I was turning left and ended up following...the closer I got the more the reason for the idiot driver....yes...obama stickers everywhere....it’s true...liberals are not very attractive!


47 posted on 10/17/2012 5:23:42 PM PDT by Fully Awake DAV (Navy Vet when homosexuality was not tolerated)
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To: Babsig

Interesting anecdote about the Af. Amer. supervisor. . .

It sounds like she volunteered the info; or so to speak started the political conversation.

I was delivering an order to an Af. Amer. lady, and I don’t talk politics with my customers. She brought it up! She wondered what I thought, I was gentle with her but said I could not support Obama. She felt times were too hard and she could not vote for him again. She said she plans to vote Romney, or not vote.


48 posted on 10/17/2012 5:25:56 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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He took my stapler and never brought it back.


49 posted on 10/17/2012 5:28:55 PM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Charles Martel

“It’s tough to admit when your hero has feet of clay,:”

It is tough, and that’s why I was gentle with the elderly black lady. I understand it meant a great deal to her to see a “black” man in the presidency. But we can’t park our principles or our sanity at the door.


50 posted on 10/17/2012 5:29:13 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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