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Obama's Approval Rating Has Collapsed In The Past 3 Days
Business Insider ^ | 10/27/2012 | Brett LoGiurato

Posted on 10/27/2012 6:58:40 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Barack Obama

AP

President Barack Obama's approval rating has fallen to dangerous lows for historical precedent on re-election in just the past three days, according to Gallup's rolling three-day average

Gallup's daily tracking poll today — which also showed Obama losing 51-46 to Republican nominee Mitt Romney among likely voters — puts the president's approval rating at just 46 percent.

That's a staggering 7-point swing from Wednesday, when Obama's approval rating sat at 53 percent. And it marks Obama's lowest point since late September.

Obama's disapproval rating, meanwhile, jumped to 49 percent. That accounts for another 7-point change since Wednesday, meaning the total swing has been 14 points. The disapproval rating is the president's highest since mid-August. 

A lot of this could be statistical noise, considering such wild swings without any major-moving events in the past few days are extremely rare. 

But though Gallup's numbers are lower than other polls, there seems to be a trend developing: Every recent poll has put it below 50 percent.

Real Clear politics Obama approval

Real Clear Politics

Here's why the 50 percent threshold is important, per Gallup managing editor Jeffrey M. Jones:

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012polls; approval; bhojobapproval; elections; obama
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1 posted on 10/27/2012 6:58:46 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

FOUR MEN LEFT BEHIND!


2 posted on 10/27/2012 7:02:07 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: SeekAndFind

“. . . without any major-moving events in the past few days”

??

Okay . . .


3 posted on 10/27/2012 7:03:00 PM PDT by stanne
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To: SeekAndFind

drip libya drip Libya drip Libya, now I see why Romney didnt bring up Libya in the 3rd debate. No sense in letting barry build another strawman


4 posted on 10/27/2012 7:03:09 PM PDT by italianquaker (I did my part, voted for Romney,donated and spread the word.)
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To: SeekAndFind

5 posted on 10/27/2012 7:03:45 PM PDT by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: CodeToad

But he saved Big Bird!!!


6 posted on 10/27/2012 7:04:33 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: italianquaker

Romney just totally does not need his name on any of this.

Ob was just waiting to attach him to it, just name association.


7 posted on 10/27/2012 7:07:15 PM PDT by stanne
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To: TigerClaws

“A lot of this could be statistical noise, considering such wild swings without any major-moving events in the past few days are extremely rare.”

OBAMA MUDERED THOSE MEN!

Think that’s major enough?


8 posted on 10/27/2012 7:07:25 PM PDT by Panzerlied ("We shall never surrender!")
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To: SeekAndFind

Mr. Obama, “sir”, America is going to leave you behind.


9 posted on 10/27/2012 7:07:52 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: SeekAndFind
A lot of this could be statistical noise, considering such wild swings without any major-moving events in the past few days are extremely rare.

Did they type this with a straight face???

10 posted on 10/27/2012 7:08:00 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SeekAndFind

It couldn’t happen to a nicer fellow.


11 posted on 10/27/2012 7:09:52 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: SeekAndFind

Benghazi revelations having an effect?


12 posted on 10/27/2012 7:10:16 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Panzerlied

The MSM people are out of the loop.

This is a story completely exposing their liberal bias and how irrelevant they are.

Libya. The talk shows over exposure “bullshi@@er” comment horrible negative ads. More people see of Obama, the less they like him.

His fake smile and jovial manner that suckered in the ignorant in 08 has been exposed.


13 posted on 10/27/2012 7:10:36 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: SeekAndFind

The illusion of Obama has been unmasked.


14 posted on 10/27/2012 7:11:34 PM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: stanne

Exactly that would of thrown barry a lifeline. Every day another cut. The only savior for barry is if all his skids voted early enough because each day just keeps getting worse.

Some predicted this when biden threw the intelligence community under the bus during the Ryan debate


15 posted on 10/27/2012 7:13:04 PM PDT by italianquaker (I did my part, voted for Romney,donated and spread the word.)
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To: who knows what evil?

Why of course.


16 posted on 10/27/2012 7:13:04 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: SeekAndFind; TigerClaws; stanne

On other threads, there’s discussion of some of his disgusting behavior...seems he just doesn’t care any more nor do his sychophants as to what lowlifes they appear to be.

The double-entendre Obama Ad, put out by his own campaign not even an independent group, aimed at young voters? Calling Romney dirty names? Appearing to give the finger in gestures during a speech slamming Romney?

All of this, ON TOP of evidence of SERIAL LYING and dereliction of duty in regard to the Americans left to die in Benghazi...


17 posted on 10/27/2012 7:13:29 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: italianquaker
I see why Romney didnt bring up Libya in the 3rd debate. No sense in letting barry build another strawman

Spot on.. If Romney would have taken the bait, Oblamebush had a strawman ready to explain it away before 60 million people, FREE OF CHARGE.. When Romney outsmarted him, by not bringing it to the fore, he was stymied and never had a chance to recover, without making it an issue in his mind only.. BRILLIANT!

18 posted on 10/27/2012 7:14:22 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: TigerClaws

If Barack confessed that he played it easy in Benghazi because he didn’t want to offend our new Libyan friends, he’d be more respected than in the present situation, where conservative commentators are wondering openly about what the sam hill went wrong and why. This is something too heavy for politicians to spin away.


19 posted on 10/27/2012 7:16:35 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: SeekAndFind

Buckwheat is cooking up flat pancakes, and people want nothing to do with what he’s serving.

The pancakes are moldy, the butter is rancid, the syrup is watered down and the coffee is cold.


20 posted on 10/27/2012 7:19:32 PM PDT by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: SeekAndFind
Obama's real approval rating HAS NOT CHANGED.

It's just that it's less than 10 days to the election, and so the pollsters finally have to start reporting their real numbers.

21 posted on 10/27/2012 7:20:22 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: txrangerette
Some people, and one in particular, nearer and dearer to my heart than any other humans ever, thought I was way over the top in my warnings about this traitorous muz maggot back in '07.

I hope that now, wherever they are, they/she finally understand/s.





 :-(

22 posted on 10/27/2012 7:22:43 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: CodeToad

Hey, Buckwheat is Coward in Chief. Coward of the country.


23 posted on 10/27/2012 7:23:25 PM PDT by matthew fuller (10/03/2012- America met her last black president.)
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To: SeekAndFind
MUST watch the re run of Judge Jennine Pirro tonight if possible. IT WAS ON FIRE.

COL. HUNT, and others I can't remember. Ty Woods father and siblings, Ann Coulter & Pat Caddell.

Jennine was as furious as we are, Col Hunt called Obama a Coward. Pat Caddell nearly in tears at how the MSN's are handling this.

Go set your recorders, DON'T MISS THIS.

24 posted on 10/27/2012 7:26:09 PM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: SeekAndFind

Gee, too bad. Chicago thugary and lack of leadership doesn’t seem to be going over too well with the voteing public.


25 posted on 10/27/2012 7:26:41 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: italianquaker

Romney could have said nothing to compare to the breaking news. He wisely decided to let events kick The Disaster’s ass over Libya and hammered him in other areas.

“Mothers he would let your kids die if it were to his advantage.” So much for the gender gap.


26 posted on 10/27/2012 7:33:24 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: ari-freedom
" But he saved Big Bird!!! "

Big Bird ?

Big Bird was the secret deployment in hopes they take the bait and run with it... and it worked !! they took the bait.


Romney must be the most shrewdest politician ever or Gen. Patton's ( a la George C. Scott ) Secret Hook, Line, and Sinker deployment of Big Bird head fake worked.


Big Bird ? you magnificent Bastard ! It worked ! they took the bait ! The " Binder " Idea worked also !


27 posted on 10/27/2012 7:35:15 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: SeekAndFind

28 posted on 10/27/2012 7:35:25 PM PDT by Lockbar (Your question is interesting, and I have sometimes had this same question.)
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To: SeekAndFind

His foreign policy has collapsed over the last three weeks and his economic policy has collapsed over the last three months.

Vote him the hell out of office before the entire country collapses!


29 posted on 10/27/2012 7:41:03 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: SeekAndFind

Some of the slow breathers are beginning to realize that Obama is a coward, a liar and doesn’t give a damn about the lives of Americans.


30 posted on 10/27/2012 7:46:16 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: SeekAndFind
I don't think Obama has been over 50% at any point in time since the Republican primaries ended. I've thought for quite a while that Mitt is gonna win it with about 55% of the vote. Don't know why, has nothing to do with polls, it's just a feeling.

I want Mitt to win with such a significant lead that there would be no credence given to any bleatings from the liberals about 'voter fraud', AND he could say he has a mandate, because he would have gotten a larger percentage of the vote than Obama got in 2008!

31 posted on 10/27/2012 7:47:01 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: SeekAndFind
Baraq has been pushing early voting because he knew he was in a nosedive.Lets hope that that strategy doesn't nudge him over the finish line.Early voting...motor/voter laws,etc are all openings to vote fraud and the Rats know it.That's why they scream so loudly for it.
32 posted on 10/27/2012 7:57:11 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: tomkat

Remarkable how clairvoyant most of us FReepers were in ‘07 and ‘08. Of course, we did something horribly racist and anti-social. We actually sought out and read the truth about the Illegal. The HORRORS of it!!


33 posted on 10/27/2012 8:00:02 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: SeekAndFind
Obama's Approval Rating Has Collapsed In The Past 3 Days

It couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

Sorry about your luck Barkey. /s

34 posted on 10/27/2012 8:00:21 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: SuziQ

can anybody who has been right on in his/her predictions for the last couple of decades tell me solidly that Romney is going to win this?......I’m am a nevous nellie..


35 posted on 10/27/2012 8:01:06 PM PDT by cherry
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To: SeekAndFind
Does anyone else remember the story of the rock-opera "Tommy" by The Who?
Captain Walker is reported missing and is believed dead. His widow, Mrs. Walker, gives birth to their son, Tommy. Years later, Captain Walker returns home and discovers that his wife has found a new lover. Captain Walker confronts the two and the lover is subsequently killed in the struggle. To cover up the incident, Tommy's parents tell him that he didn't see or hear it, and that he will never tell anyone about the incident. Traumatised, Tommy subsequently becomes blind, deaf, and mute. Now in a semi-catatonic state, Tommy's subconscious manifests as a figure dressed in silvery robes who guides him on a journey of enlightenment. Years pass and Tommy becomes a young man, now interpreting physical sensations as music.

During Christmas, Tommy's parents worry that his soul is at risk of damnation, since he is unaware of Jesus or prayer. One day, Tommy is left alone with his cousin Kevin, who bullies and tortures him for his own amusement. A pimp referred to as "the Hawker" is introduced and peddles his prostitute's sexual prowess, reputed to heal the blind, the deaf, and the mute. Tommy is ultimately taken to this woman, who calls herself the Acid Queen; she tries to coax Tommy into full consciousness with hallucinogenic drugs and sex. When this does not work, Tommy's parents reluctantly leave him temporarily in the care of his Uncle Ernie, an alcoholic child molester. He takes this opportunity to abuse Tommy without fear of being caught. Eventually, Tommy is discovered to have a talent for pinball and quickly defeats the local champion of the game.

In yet another attempt at 'curing' him, Tommy's father finds a medical specialist. After numerous tests, the doctor informs Tommy's parents that his disabilities are psychosomatic rather than physical. Meanwhile, Tommy is internally trying to reach out to them. His mother continues to try to reach him, but becomes frustrated that he ignores her while staring directly at a mirror, despite his apparent inability to see. Out of this frustration, she smashes the mirror and brings Tommy back to reality. This "miracle cure" becomes a public sensation and Tommy attains a guru-like status. Thereafter he assumes a messianic mantle and attempts to enlighten those willing to follow him. During one of Tommy's sermons, a reverend's daughter, Sally Simpson, sneaks out of her home to meet with Tommy. As the police try to control the crowd, Sally is thrown from the stage and suffers a gash on her face. Tommy opens his own home to anyone willing to join him and urges them to bring as many people with them as they can. When his house becomes too small to accommodate them all, a camp is built with the intended purpose of spreading Tommy's teachings. Tommy's Uncle Ernie assists him at this camp, but uses it as an opportunity for profit and to exploit Tommy's disciples. Now with all necessary resources at his disposal, Tommy instructs his followers to blind, deafen and mute themselves in order to truly reach enlightenment. They eventually reject his methods and ideology after finding that his enlightenment is not reached by being cured, but by discovering a state of awareness while blind, deaf, and mute.

from wikipedia

When Bill Ayers scripted Obama's life to unfold the way it has, he may have been guilty of "subconscious plagiarism" of Pete Townshend's work.

Now fortunately for us, like the fictional Tommy, the fictional Obama is facing his rejection and it will probably be Obama that marries the rock musician he met in California.

36 posted on 10/27/2012 8:08:56 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I remember Dick Morris saying once that once in the office, you campaign by being presidential.

I have to say, one of the things that surprised me about O was that he actually ran for a 2nd term. He obviously doesn’t like the actual work of being president.

Campaigning, unless you are in the profession, is not an end unto itself.


37 posted on 10/27/2012 8:10:22 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: SuziQ

I agree, and also haven’t relied on the polls. The “tell” for me was when Scott Walker, after a political Armageddon, won by a larger margin than originally in WI. Walker, although a fine man, really wasn’t just himself; he was the Anti-Omaba, and the Anti-Obama won in liberal WI in spite of all the unions, radicals, and DemonRats could do. With WI down, there was no way the Illegal was going to win.


38 posted on 10/27/2012 8:11:39 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: annieokie

“MUST watch the re run of Judge Jennine Pirro tonight if possible”.....

Thanks, don’t watch any TV, Goggled her. Fox 12am. Giving her a view. DF


39 posted on 10/27/2012 8:14:48 PM PDT by DeadFurrow (Your rights end where mine begins.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Benghazi is taking a toll despite the MSM’s best efforts to ignore and suppress the story.

O’s approval rating is underwater - I don’t see how he can bounce back - not in the time that’s left. The damage is done.


40 posted on 10/27/2012 8:19:55 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: cherry

I first voted in 1964 and voted for Goldwater, God bless his soul and keep him. I’ll turn 70 in December. Every time the DemonRat won from ‘64 on, including ‘64, I felt bad vibes that told me the Evil Thing was going to win. I absolutely don’t feel those bad vibes this year, instead, it feels like 1980 when Ronald Reagan, our greatest president since George Washington, won. Be of good cheer.


41 posted on 10/27/2012 8:21:30 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: SeekAndFind; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...
RE :”President Barack Obama’s approval rating has fallen to dangerous lows for historical precedent on re-election in just the past three days, according to Gallup's rolling three-day average.
Gallup's daily tracking poll today — which also showed Obama losing 51-46 to Republican nominee Mitt Romney among likely voters — puts the president's approval rating at just 46 percent.
That's a staggering 7-point swing from Wednesday, when Obama’s approval rating sat at 53 percent. And it marks Obama’s lowest point since late September.
Obama’s disapproval rating, meanwhile, jumped to 49 percent. That accounts for another 7-point change since Wednesday, meaning the total swing has been 14 points. The disapproval rating is the president's highest since mid-August.”

Benghazi????

American voters don't care about jobs, national security or the deficit. Americans just want free birth control and free abortions. ‘Right to choose’ means ‘right to access’ means you paying for single wimmins free abortions and birth control. That is why wimmin will re-elect BOB.
I learned this from Rachel Maddow and CO and she is always right.

42 posted on 10/27/2012 8:22:12 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: TigerClaws

Yes, but see-that’s not a ‘major-moving event’-at least, not to the commies in DC and their libtard sycophants...

I hope there is a special place in hell for such despicable cockroaches!


43 posted on 10/27/2012 8:30:40 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: italianquaker

“Some predicted this when biden threw the intelligence community under the bus during the Ryan debate”

Very good point. They are very attuned to that moron’s tendencies, especially when he used to do it as a matter of routine when he chaired Foreign Relations in the Senate.


44 posted on 10/27/2012 8:32:17 PM PDT by Senator Goldwater
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To: TigerClaws
FOUR MEN LEFT BEHIND!

You've got it. Too many people in this country either served in the military or had loved ones serve - and the idea that a United States President would stand by and watch four men die - for nothing - is sickening. I can't even think of a lie Team Obama could come up with to fool democrats on this issue.

45 posted on 10/27/2012 8:40:34 PM PDT by GOPJ ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbOuxqK2T34)
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To: sickoflibs

Rachel Maddow doesn’t understand many women have sons, fathers, brothers and sisters in the Military. And those women do not want the President of the United States to watch ‘snuff films’ of their loved ones’ slow deaths.


46 posted on 10/27/2012 8:44:07 PM PDT by GOPJ ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbOuxqK2T34)
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To: italianquaker

It’s rather obvious that obama wants people to get those votes in before they learn something that might change their minds.

If this guy wins he’s going to be a dictator like we’ve never seen. I wouldn’t be surprised if he disolves congress. Or tries.


47 posted on 10/27/2012 8:50:19 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: annieokie

She asked Mr. Woods what Biden said to him. You could tell it made him uneasy but I think he was going to say that he couldn’t say it on TV. Apparently Jeanine saw it and asked him another question.


48 posted on 10/27/2012 8:52:46 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: GOPJ

And he let them be murdered by people two Seals almost took out. A Special Ops group from any of the four services would have won the battle in about 2 minutes.


49 posted on 10/27/2012 9:02:29 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: stanne

Obama watched the rape and murder of a US Ambassador live as well as 3 other men and did nothing. He lied about it, and the lies are coming out and there is no new news that might be affecting Obama’s approval rating. Really?? IBD must not know about Al Gore’s invention that let’s people get news without watching the networks or reading any of the big name newspapers.


50 posted on 10/27/2012 9:09:01 PM PDT by Betty Jane
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