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Fear that Obama will win Ohio and therefore the election
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/oh/ohio_romney_vs_obama-1860.html ^

Posted on 10/31/2012 12:07:49 AM PDT by emax


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
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Looks like Obama is winning by a percentage above 2 percent even without the aid of busing in Somalis or masses of people from urban areas for repeat votes or anything else the Obama campaigng was planning on doing. If Obama is winning Ohio by this much legitimately, how is Romney gonna be able to pull off a strong enough lead so that underhanded tactics can't be used to make him lose ? I thought Republicans were pulling off a strong enough lead and that the were voting more energetically than Democrats, way more this time. What exactly is going on here ? Could Republicans at least gain enough votes and get enough of their supporters energetic enough to win some more critical Senate and House seats, so that they can provide some sort of protection for our Constitution even if/when Romney loses
1 posted on 10/31/2012 12:07:59 AM PDT by emax
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To: emax

If it’s close they will cheat.

Maybe Ohioans like handouts more than jobs?


2 posted on 10/31/2012 12:11:35 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: emax

There was an article about accuracy of pollsters and Rasmussen was at the top. So look at that...Romney +2 :)


3 posted on 10/31/2012 12:12:54 AM PDT by deks ("...the battle of our time is the battle of liberty against the overreach of the federal government")
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To: emax
Read http://battlegroundwatch.com/
4 posted on 10/31/2012 12:16:24 AM PDT by backslacker ("Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man")
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To: emax
Read http://battlegroundwatch.com/
5 posted on 10/31/2012 12:16:31 AM PDT by backslacker ("Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man")
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To: emax

Got to hear Rove speak in Denver the other night. He sounded confident that Romney is going to get Ohio.


6 posted on 10/31/2012 12:18:07 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: emax

Romney wouldn’t be going to PA if he thought he was down in OH troll


7 posted on 10/31/2012 12:19:03 AM PDT by zt1053
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To: zt1053
You're right. It's a troll.

8 posted on 10/31/2012 12:23:43 AM PDT by I see my hands (Dictators don't lose, you do.)
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To: emax
A lot of whistling past the graveyard here at FR, similar to 2008, unfortunately.

All indications are that 0 is up in Ohio and is likely to take Ohio come election day. There are a lot of tortured scenarios that people here are putting up, but the polls tell a very different story. When you average the polls, 0 is up by a comfortable lead in Ohio.

9 posted on 10/31/2012 12:23:53 AM PDT by nwrep
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To: emax

Ohio almost follows the national trend, in this case it is Republican.


10 posted on 10/31/2012 12:24:12 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: emax

We have people from here working on the campaign in Ohio. The only question is whether Gov. Romney will win by only 5% or more like 10%.


11 posted on 10/31/2012 12:25:16 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: emax

Purple Strategies

What about Orange??


12 posted on 10/31/2012 12:25:36 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: emax

Those Romney votes that were flipped for Obama earlier sure do not inspire much confidence either. Paper ballots are not perfect but better in retrospect.


13 posted on 10/31/2012 12:31:24 AM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: nwrep

When you average the polls, Obama’s lead is 2 points. Comfortable lead? Think not.


14 posted on 10/31/2012 12:45:35 AM PDT by Arthurio
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To: beaversmom

I heard Newt tonight on Greta. He says 54/46 Romney with 300+EV.


15 posted on 10/31/2012 12:51:36 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: nwrep

If that is true, then it means Obama has already won the election. Since Romney has zero chance of winning this election if he does not win Ohio, considering just how much of a long shot it would be to win Wisconsin, Pennsylvania or Michigan. I think winning even 2 out of those 3 is impossible for Romney.


16 posted on 10/31/2012 12:52:14 AM PDT by emax
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To: Arthurio

It is if you consider that Obama has, according to certain polls, this lead without using fraudulent voting tactics such as busing in “undocumented” voters and people from urban areas to vote multiple times and rig electronic voting machines and what not. Obama could have a 5 % lead or more once those factors are accounted for.


17 posted on 10/31/2012 12:55:56 AM PDT by emax
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To: emax

Spare me your Chicken Little-concern routine.


18 posted on 10/31/2012 12:57:04 AM PDT by torchthemummy (Middle East Islamic Democracy: "One Man, One Vote, One Time")
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To: nwrep

Kindly breakdown “all indications” if you would.


19 posted on 10/31/2012 12:59:51 AM PDT by torchthemummy (Middle East Islamic Democracy: "One Man, One Vote, One Time")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How are you able to determine this ? I mean, even if the Romney campaign is much more intense where you are, how can you be sure the same is true for Cleveland, Columbus, Cinncinati, etc ? How can you tell whether or not the Romney campaign is more successful in all these regions ?


20 posted on 10/31/2012 1:00:19 AM PDT by emax
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To: emax

FEAR???

The word “FEAR” is nowhere on that webpage.

Subversive Troll.

IBTZ


21 posted on 10/31/2012 1:03:05 AM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: Arthurio
When you average the polls, Obama’s lead is 2 points. Comfortable lead? Think not.

2 points + fraud is a comfortable lead. Remember that MOE for poll averages is much smaller than that for individual polls, so yes, I think this is a comfortable lead. It would mean several tens of thousands of votes...

22 posted on 10/31/2012 1:05:05 AM PDT by nwrep
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To: I see my hands

I am just trying to call it like I see it here. Romeney’s move to PA could simply be overconfidence in his perceived victory in OH and underestimating his opponent’s base and their resolute determination to win that state. I don’t like that he is spending time in PA, does he think he has a prayer of winning with Pittsburg and Philly voters basically running the show there ?


23 posted on 10/31/2012 1:06:55 AM PDT by emax
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To: emax

Have you seen ANY polls moving in Obama’s direction? NO, they are not. Romney is in a much better place than the Kenyan.

You have posted crap like this over and over and keep asking the same questions. If you’re having a breakdown or something maybe you should take some time off.


24 posted on 10/31/2012 1:07:57 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: torchthemummy
Indications = poll averages in swing states.

0 has comfortable leads in all except FL, VA, CO and NC. He can lose those and IN/MS and still win the election just by winning Ohio.

25 posted on 10/31/2012 1:07:57 AM PDT by nwrep
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To: nwrep

The average is also weighed down with garbage polls with + 9 Democrat advantages. On the other end are polls which are tied or give Romney a small lead. With such a disparity, I don’t think you can average them. Either this will be a Democrat heavily electorate like the one set of polls projects, or it won’t , like the other polls suggest. Someone is going to be very wrong. We will know who in one week.

See below.

https://mobile.twitter.com/JayCostTWS/status/263517850168348672/photo/1


26 posted on 10/31/2012 1:10:42 AM PDT by Arthurio
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To: nwrep

Bull....Romney is up in NH & tied in WI and Iowa.


27 posted on 10/31/2012 1:12:37 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: nwrep

GALLUP: OBAMA’S EARLY VOTE ADVANTAGE COLLAPSES 22-POINTS OVER 2008

Romney leads 52/46 in early voting. Early voting is where the Democrats normally get the edge, but not this time.


28 posted on 10/31/2012 1:17:42 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: emax

One of our FReepers who is working the campaign got it straight out of the mouth of the State Republican chairman. It doesn’t get any better than that, does it?


29 posted on 10/31/2012 1:20:33 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: emax
Romney has zero chance of winning this election if he does not win Ohio

Going by RealClearPolitics webpage, the Electoral College score is 201-191, and the 11 states (with 146 EVs) in play are - CO (9), FL (29), IA (6), MI (16), NV (6), NH (4), NC (15), OH (18), PA (20), VA (13), WI (10).

Giving OH to Obama makes it 219-191, with 128 to go.
Romney then needs 78. Obama only needs 51.

There are MANY combinations still to win for Romney without OH. Give FLORIDA AND OHIO to Obama, and it still isn't a dead race. Romney could go without FL, OH, CO, NV, and NH, and STILL win with just the remaining 6 (of 11) states... 272-266.

So much for "zero" chance, LOL.

30 posted on 10/31/2012 1:23:51 AM PDT by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: emax; nwrep

Romney can still win if he gets WI and NH if he loses OH, where polls show he is tied or leading. But he’s up +2 in OH per Rass, so not sure why you spread negative vibe. And no, not all indicators showing Romney will lose OH. They’re mixed at best, and the trend is with Romney.


31 posted on 10/31/2012 1:23:51 AM PDT by paudio (5Bs: Bain, Big-bird, Binders, Bayonets, and... Bullshiter ! <= 0bama's campaign message)
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To: emax

BS! Can your doom-n-gloom, we have an election to win.


32 posted on 10/31/2012 1:26:37 AM PDT by Puddleglum (The road to the White House goes through Benghazi.)
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To: emax

Ever hear of Iowa? Plus, the race is tightening up in Minnesota, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, etc. Team Romney already has Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Indiana and a lot of others states that Mr. Obama won last time lashed down and in the Romney column. Haven’t you been following the race?


33 posted on 10/31/2012 1:31:07 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s heard about Iowa & NH & WI....he left them out for the obvious reasons that it did not fit in to what he’s selling out here.


34 posted on 10/31/2012 1:34:21 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: emax
  It's not 2008. The Hope and Change crowd is a bit more cynical and the Tea Party/ Chick-fil-A crowd is much more energized. The long lines for an autographed copy of Mark Levin's "Liberty and Tyranny," the 2010 election and the huge crowds on Chick-fil-A appreciation day are signs that this election will be very bad for the Democrats.
35 posted on 10/31/2012 1:34:32 AM PDT by Maurice Tift (You can't stop the signal, Mal. You can never stop the signal.)
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To: emax

My God. Every polling trend and broken down into voting blocs shows Romney will win the election and still has the momentum. Unless something changes. I’m not whistling past the graveyard. We would have killed for these polling trends and leads in 2008. My father the huge Obama fan even calls Romney reasonable. Romney has this.


36 posted on 10/31/2012 1:37:21 AM PDT by toddausauras (FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
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To: LongWayHome

I’m beginning to think this will be somewhere between 1980 and 1984. Do you know ANYONE who thinks Mr. Obama has done a good job these last four years and their life has improved as a result of his leadership?


37 posted on 10/31/2012 1:38:49 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: nwrep

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2952618/posts


38 posted on 10/31/2012 1:41:41 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: nwrep
" A lot of whistling past the graveyard here at FR, similar to 2008, unfortunately.
All indications are that 0 is up in Ohio and is likely to take Ohio come election day."

Like Hell it is....

Hey Bud ? this ain't 2008...

The momentum and polls are swinging in Romney's direction.
39 posted on 10/31/2012 1:44:17 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Like you I still see movement to Romney with 6 days left.


40 posted on 10/31/2012 1:44:40 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

it will be a miracle if b.o.
gets to 225
this puppy is over only issue is how many of those hideous rats (redundant i know) hang on in the senate.


41 posted on 10/31/2012 1:58:08 AM PDT by genghis
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To: Arthurio

“When you average the polls, Obama’s lead is 2 points. Comfortable lead? Think not.”

When you include crap polls in your average, the average is tainted. Real Clear Politics poll averages includes reputable Rasmussen and Gallup, but also ABC/CBS/NBC/CNN polls with their +4 to +9 over-sampled Dims. Rasmussen and Gallup are the only ones to be trusted with party breakdowns.


42 posted on 10/31/2012 2:00:02 AM PDT by ShovelThemOut
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To: emax

let me be clear on this....if Obama is severely down in support in Conn, PA, Minn, WI, Mich, Oregon, Washington, he is not going to win Ohio or any of the swing states for that matter, its just pure simple maths, you do not lose that big a slice of national support and go on to carry swing states.

The polls are being boosted to keep this race competitive til the end. Do not believe the media.


43 posted on 10/31/2012 2:17:06 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: 1035rep
I heard Newt tonight on Greta. He says 54/46 Romney with 300+EV.

Whoa! I could live with that!

44 posted on 10/31/2012 2:23:40 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: GeronL

Last week, OHIO BASED auto-parts manufacturer Dana Holding Corporation warned employees of potential layoffs amid “looming concern” about the economy. President and CEO Roger Wood specifically mentioned the walloping burden of “increasing taxes on small businesses” and the need to “offset increased costs that are placed on us through new laws and regulations.”
OHIO ARE YOU LISTENING?


45 posted on 10/31/2012 2:36:27 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: 1035rep
That is important. The Obama people have spent the last 3 weeks telling us they were walking away with the early vote. We are all consistently told he must win Ohio yet he can't. It is all a part of the operation to demoralize. Ignore this nonsense.

the momentum is with Romney and IMHO will continue. I look for some nice surprises on election night.

46 posted on 10/31/2012 2:41:40 AM PDT by JIM O
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To: deks

There was an article about accuracy of pollsters and Rasmussen was at the top. So look at that...Romney +2 :)


In 2008, two pollsters tied for being most accurate regarding the presidential election: Rasmussen and Pew.

Here is a rundown in PDF:

http://www.fordham.edu/images/academics/graduate_schools/gsas/elections_and_campaign_/poll%20accuracy%20in%20the%202008%20presidential%20election.pdf


47 posted on 10/31/2012 2:48:23 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: sunmars

Fair enough. A much less frequently asked question is how is it looking for Republican Elections in Congress ? Do Republicans have a good chance at gaining a stronger majority in the House and possibly winning a majority in the Senate in this year’s Congressional elections ? This gets overlooked so much in light of such a heated election and I wish these elections - which are only marginally less important than the Presidential election - were not so severely overlooked.


48 posted on 10/31/2012 2:55:19 AM PDT by emax
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To: nwrep

As I watch this race, I am reminded of Secretariat.


49 posted on 10/31/2012 2:58:46 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Maurice Tift

... the huge crowds on Chick-fil-A appreciation day are signs that this election will be very bad for the Democrats.


That was actually when I realized Romney would win. The hatred of the Obama administration by those who understand the history and constitution of the US is so high that I expect HUGE voter turnout on the R side.

The polls are only hinting at it, but I expect a Romney landslide.


50 posted on 10/31/2012 3:12:59 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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