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The Country Overwhelmingly Disapproves of Obama's Economic Leadership
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 15, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 08/15/2013 1:14:03 PM PDT by Kaslin

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RUSH: Gallup. Now, the headline to this story: "Obama's Economic Approval Slips to 35%." That's not the way to look at this, because they have a chart here. Let me read to you the lead from the story. "Despite President Barack Obama's renewed focus on the nation's economy this summer, he scores worse with Americans on the economy than he did in June. His approval rating on the issue, now 35%, is down seven percentage points, and his ratings on taxes and the federal budget deficit are each down five points. During the same period, his overall approval rating is down three points."

Now, what this means, if you look at the chart, they have the disapproval number on top because it's higher. The disapproval number for Obama on the economy is 62%, and if you ask me, that's the number. The bigger the number, the better to make the case. Now, nothing wrong with saying only 35% approve, but that's 62% disapprove. Sixty-two percent. It dovetails with the following data on people who don't want Obamacare, and once again today I have an Obamacare Stack that if I wanted to, I could take up an entire hour with it. I probably will, interspersed with all the rest of today's program. Sixty-two percent disapprove of Obama's handling of the economy, about the same number that disapprove of Obamacare. And he's been talking about it all summer.

The Limbaugh Theorem, he's been out there talking about jobs, gonna create jobs, gonna grow the economy. These rotten Republicans and everybody standing in his way. He's trying to do everything he can to build up the American people and reignite the economy. It's not possible for this economy to grow given what Obama's doing to it. He's shrinking it. He's taking parts of it, transferring it to the federal government. It can't grow. It's not possible for it to grow. But this is a huge number.

Now, you have to ask, who are these people? Got some low-information people in here. Sixty-two percent disapprove of Obama's handling of the economy. But there doesn't seem to be any outrage. Well, you and I know there is outrage out there. What do you think this clown thing at the Missouri State Fair was about? The entire episode of the Obama clown at the Missouri State Fair was a way of illustrating -- people in the Heartland and their dissatisfaction with the leadership of this country. Not dissatisfaction with the person's race, but dissatisfaction with the job he's doing. That's what it was about, and people in many parts of the country have reached their wits' end, and they're trying to at least laugh about it.

Talk about reading Facebook and getting all depressed. Hell, folks, just trying to find a job, trying to get a raise, trying to think about the standard, ordinary, everyday climbing the ladder of success is a depressing thing in this country because of the leadership and the lack of anybody in charge that knows what they're doing. Well, they do, obviously, they know what they're doing. They're just trying to transform. Anyway, it's a big number. Sixty-two percent disapprove of the way Obama is handling the economy. I'll tell you, if this were a Republican president, this would be all Wolf Blitzer would be talking about today. And they would be sending reporters out to find people in as depressed as economic circumstance as they could for man-on-the-street interviews.

They'd have these people detailing every miserable fact of their lives, and they would be blaming it all on George Bush or whoever the Republican Party president was. They'd be blaming it on the Republican Congress. They'd be blaming it on talk radio, the misery, the malaise, the fog of utter depression that has swept over this entire country. Sixty-two percent disapprove of the economy as being run by Obama. Under normal circumstances, this would be occupying the media morning, noon, and night, with individual after individual after individual bemoaning his economic plight. Today, it's not even a yawner.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: 2013polls; bhoeconomy; bhofascism; criminalpresident; democrats; gallup; impeach; miserablefailure; nodemocrats2014; obama; tyranny

1 posted on 08/15/2013 1:14:03 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

The country is filled with ignorant, sub-human filth who keep voting for the man they so disapprove of.


2 posted on 08/15/2013 1:18:00 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Kaslin

It doesn’t matter what the country thinks, we have a moron as House Leader who will do nothing to stop the fraud in chief.


3 posted on 08/15/2013 1:24:49 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: boomop1

” we have a moron as House Leader who will do nothing to stop the fraud in chief.”

A moron, and a whore(McConnell). We be in great shape: )


4 posted on 08/15/2013 1:26:32 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: boomop1

It DOES matter what the country thinks! The country obviously thinks this kenyan, marxist, muslim, bisexual, cokehead, America-hating, piece of filth is groovy! THAT IS WHY HE IS IN THE WHITE HOUSE!


5 posted on 08/15/2013 1:27:28 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Kaslin

Think he cares?


6 posted on 08/15/2013 1:30:13 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Kaslin

Or lack thereof


7 posted on 08/15/2013 1:32:43 PM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: Kaslin

When Walmart pulls the plug on this rotten economy, you know things are getting worse, not better.


8 posted on 08/15/2013 1:33:30 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Kaslin

zero is not a leader. He is just someone who flies around the country giving pointless speeches. When he is not doing that he is busy destroying the country. That is something that he excels at.


9 posted on 08/15/2013 1:36:12 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: Kaslin

If that’s leadership, I’m the richest guy in Colorado.


10 posted on 08/15/2013 1:37:11 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Kaslin

They DISAPPROVE of his economic policies, DON’T like his foreign policies, but think he is a great President otherwise.


11 posted on 08/15/2013 1:39:26 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: boomop1
It doesn’t matter what the country thinks, we have a moron as House Leader who will do nothing to stop the fraud in chief.

Can't be said enough!
It's a double betrayal when you see what's happening, ain't no coincidence.

12 posted on 08/15/2013 1:41:40 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

They have been helped by a “party of opposition” that acts like the political equivalent of the Keystone Kops.


13 posted on 08/15/2013 1:42:53 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Hey! Don’t insult whores with comparisons to Mitch McConnell!


14 posted on 08/15/2013 1:48:16 PM PDT by webheart (Watch out for the bots! They will disagree with you!)
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To: ZULU

There is NO POSSIBLE EXCUSE for the American voter. NONE. THEY DID THIS TWICE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pure filth.


15 posted on 08/15/2013 1:51:01 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains
"The country is filled with ignorant, sub-human filth who keep voting for the man they so disapprove of"

Yes; multiple times each Election. That's the 47% we aren't allowed to talk about.

16 posted on 08/15/2013 1:53:21 PM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: Kaslin
What we need is threefold:

1. Phase out the economy-inhibiting income tax, considering all the disadvantages we know of the income tax in general. Replacing it with FairTax means we no longer tax the process of earning money.
2. Aggressively audit every Federal, state and local government agency for bureaucratic overlap, agency bloat and obsolete and/or unneeded regulations and use the audit results to physically trim down the size of government by 30% or more.
3. Develop a clear, aggressive energy development program to tremendously expand oil and natural gas production and develop longer term alternatives like putting up more wind farms in the Upper Midwest, solar farms in the Southwest, developing safer forms of nuclear power such the liquid fluoride thorium reactor (LFTR) and eventually develop nuclear fusion.

Implement these three and our economy will take off like a rocket within 5-7 years.

17 posted on 08/15/2013 1:57:41 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: webheart

sorry....


18 posted on 08/15/2013 2:13:14 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: Kaslin

He. Doesn’t. Care.


19 posted on 08/15/2013 2:25:42 PM PDT by clintonh8r (white Caucasian)
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To: Kaslin
These approval/disapproval polls don't mean a damned thing. I studiously ignore them. These are nothing but political noise and distraction.

Gay Boy president doesn't care about them and neither do I.

The only approval polls that count were the ones that got this American Nero elected in 2008 and 2012.

20 posted on 08/15/2013 3:30:43 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama and Biden are merely symptoms of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: Kaslin

FUBO
FUCONgress


21 posted on 08/15/2013 3:50:11 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Kaslin

I have a dream:

IMPEACH!

CONVICT!

IMPRISON!

The dream ends with Ophonybama (and his LIEberal thug acolyts) being FRog marched FRom the White House to the Big House!


22 posted on 08/15/2013 3:56:30 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: Kaslin

Simple question. How can Obama’s approval rating be in the 40’s as claimed when his Economic Approval rating is 35%?

Makes absolutely no sense for there to be such a disparity.


23 posted on 08/15/2013 4:01:49 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Obozo does not care.

Neither do his brain dead voters as they are isolated from troubled times by EBT cards.


24 posted on 08/15/2013 4:03:30 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I know one thing why things are going to hell in the US, our leadership is anti-Israeli especially Nobama. Hope the Israelis are smart enough to keep Netanyahu in office !


25 posted on 08/15/2013 4:08:38 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: RayChuang88
One more.....actually 2 more.....

-- Immediately layoff 50% of the entire federal government, with the exception of the active military (IOW, 50% cuts at the Pentagon as well).

-- Then immediately cut all federal pensions to ONLY 30% of the average of their last 5 years as a federal employee. This would include legislators, judges, AND the retired Presidents & VP's, including 0dumb0 & Biden when they slither out of office.

-- Any judge or appeals court who rules against either of these..... lock their offices & post federal marshalls to prohibit them from coming to their offices. And issue an executive order that nullifies any judicial ruling to stop either of these from happening.

26 posted on 08/15/2013 4:26:52 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Doctor 2Brains

Surely, you aren’t saying that the American people are too dumb to govern themselves?


27 posted on 08/15/2013 4:56:27 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!")
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To: Taxman

Your dream will be soundly repudiated by the voters of NJ and VA in November 2013; imagine how disastrous 2014 will be.


28 posted on 08/15/2013 4:57:31 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!")
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To: Theodore R.

Clearly they are unspeakably and unimaginably both ignorant and stupid. Far too feeble-minded for self governance.


29 posted on 08/15/2013 5:09:20 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: a fool in paradise

The polls are so bad they’re not gonna re-elect him, just you wait and see!


30 posted on 08/15/2013 5:12:44 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Theodore R.

I gather you believe that the Democrats will prevail in 2013?

I shirley hope you are hugly wrong!


31 posted on 08/15/2013 5:35:47 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: Kaslin
Obama has no economic plan except to give tax money to union thugs and make the government even bigger. It's "shovel-ready corruption".

The whole world is beginning to ask "Whatever became of America?"

32 posted on 08/15/2013 6:38:23 PM PDT by Rapscallion (Obama does not know how bad he really is.)
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To: Kaslin

It’s hard to believe that the pollsters ask this question in the “approve/disapprove” format.

They need to stick with the tried and true, “Whose fault is the trouble with the economy we inherited from the previous administration, obama or Bush?”


33 posted on 08/19/2013 3:21:56 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Kaslin

Obamacare is his Smoot Hawley; Each act causing their respective depressions to deepen.


34 posted on 08/19/2013 3:37:03 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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