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63% Don't Have Confidence in Obama to Make Right Decisions
Truth Revolt ^ | 1.27.2014 | Unknown

Posted on 01/27/2014 11:25:00 AM PST by maddog55

On the eve of President Obama’s State of the Union Address, a new poll from Washington Post-ABC News shows that fully 63 percent of Americans have either little no confidence Obama will make the right decisions. The public is evenly split on whether Obama is honest and trustworthy, with 49 percent of Americans answering in the affirmative, and 48 percent answering negatively.

A bare majority of Americans, 52 percent, feel Obama does not understand the problems of people like them – a shocking downward turn for Obama on an important likeability issue on which he dominated in 2012. A majority of Americans. 51 percent, also believe Obama is not a strong leader. His disapproval rating stands currently at 50 percent, with 41 percent disapproving strongly – only 23 percent support him strongly. 50 percent of Americans have an unfavorable impression of the president.

For perhaps the first time, Obama’s personal popularity seems to be suffering from his inability to govern effectively. He is not being damaged by the NSA scandal, for example – a solid 59 percent of Americans think Obama either went too far or was just right in how he changed NSA policy in the aftermath of surveillance revelations. Instead, his personal popularity is dropping – a shocking development for a president who has largely relies on that popularity to push forward policy.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ostupid
Maybe it's starting to sink in...
1 posted on 01/27/2014 11:25:00 AM PST by maddog55
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To: maddog55

I’d be willing to wager, 75% of Americans would sign a “no confidence form” if we could dump him that way..


2 posted on 01/27/2014 11:27:45 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: maddog55
I see this as good news that people are starting to understand that “Hope & Change” is not a set of qualifications for the office of President.

It is good that after so many years of mismanagement that people are figuring this out.

3 posted on 01/27/2014 11:27:50 AM PST by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: maddog55

The figurehead Current Occupant of the Oval Orifice does not make decisions.

Acting President Valerie Jarrett calls the shots, he only reads what is up on the TelePrompter.


4 posted on 01/27/2014 11:28:08 AM PST by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: maddog55

“63% Don’t Have Confidence in Obama to Make Right Decisions”

I have 100% confidence that odumbo could’t order a glass of water without screwing up.


5 posted on 01/27/2014 11:30:27 AM PST by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: maddog55

Who the hell are the 37% who do? Low information voters? Low IQ voters? BOTH!


6 posted on 01/27/2014 11:30:36 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: maddog55

Overheard a young black guy at work today “right now he’s taking everything from us.”


7 posted on 01/27/2014 11:31:01 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: maddog55
That means that up to 37% either DO have confidence in Homobama, or don't know (which is bad enough.)

Still horrifically unacceptable.

8 posted on 01/27/2014 11:31:42 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Doogle

“I’d be willing to wager, 75% of Americans would sign a “no confidence form” if we could dump him that way..”

Recall that roughly 38% support Obama and see no problems. I know a couple of these people. They see an entirely different reality. It’s different in so many ways I’m sometimes astonished we live in the same world. You have to bear in mind that some of them are very politically active and vote the reality they see.

The rest of them get dragged to the poling place by the party machine. (Their party machine appears to be much better than the GOP.)


9 posted on 01/27/2014 11:33:06 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: maddog55

Whoo-hoo!

Folks are beginning to realize that the Quota Boy is actually quite stupid.

If you want a laugh, imagine a web blog actually written by the dork. Nope, not co-written, no ghost writers...just the actual text thought up (if the dork can actually think) by the imposter-in-chief.

Heh!

One wonders whether or not he’d have more or less grammatical and logical idiocies as does Baba Stwi-sand.


10 posted on 01/27/2014 11:38:37 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: from occupied ga

Most live in my area of PA.


11 posted on 01/27/2014 11:39:23 AM PST by Phillyred
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To: maddog55

37% of the people are stupid.


12 posted on 01/27/2014 11:39:40 AM PST by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: maddog55

Should really be 100%.


13 posted on 01/27/2014 11:42:46 AM PST by mulligan
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To: maddog55; All

The flaw with our constitutional republic is the following. Enemies of our constitutional republic have discovered that all that they have to do to destroy the republic is the following.

Enemies work with the corrupt media to get one of their puppet supporters elected as president. The puppet then uses the popularly perceived, but actually nonexistent powers of the Oval Office to force the country into a nosedive.


14 posted on 01/27/2014 11:43:30 AM PST by Amendment10
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To: maddog55

Smartest man in the world ,why did they stop telling us that ?


15 posted on 01/27/2014 11:45:37 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: maddog55
>> 63% Don't Have Confidence in Obama to Make Right Decisions

Half the population is below average.

16 posted on 01/27/2014 11:47:17 AM PST by NorthMountain
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To: maddog55
Zero is one of those horrible managers you encounter occasionally where you can take what he tells you to do and reverse it 180 degrees in order to get the right answer. Every time.

He's sort of like a compass that consistently points south. He's useful, but only if you understand that flaw.

17 posted on 01/27/2014 11:48:24 AM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether a majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: fwdude

This is still very significant, considering what I know about the leftist mindset.

By leftist worldview definition, those “progressives” that achieve power are assumed to be smarter, more moral, and more capable of making the “right” decision than anyone else that hasn’t achieved a position of power.

So, to have this percentage at a lower number than the number that voted for him is significant.


18 posted on 01/27/2014 11:50:08 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: maddog55

That number, in a nutshell, is political death.


19 posted on 01/27/2014 11:50:08 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Da Coyote
Folks are beginning to realize that the Quota Boy is actually quite stupid.

He has done SOOOO much damage to the prospects of future African Americans who might chose to pursue the nation's highest office, we've scarcely begun to comprehend it.


20 posted on 01/27/2014 11:51:39 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MrB
So, to have this percentage at a lower number than the number that voted for him is significant.

The polls are deceptive. These same drones, who say they are "disappointed" in Obama and hate his policies, would nevertheless STILL pull the lever for him if given another chance.

21 posted on 01/27/2014 11:52:23 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

Yeah, they’d probably vote for him again regardless of the dissonance...

but I still think it’s significant that they poll contrary to their worldview assumptions. Those assumptions are the basis of why they think the way they do.


22 posted on 01/27/2014 11:57:43 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: maddog55

President Obama: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.”

Liar!


23 posted on 01/27/2014 12:07:37 PM PST by CitizenUSA (Sodomy and abortion: the only constitutional rights cherished by Democrats.)
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To: Gen.Blather

They really truly do live in an entirely different reality.

Recently during a debate with one they became increasingly frustrated with what they perceive as a lack of empathy for our fellow man, along with a whole host of virtues and morals that they see wrong with the world.

It was then it dawned on me what this alternate reality was. It is a lack of God in their lives and they are laying all the sins of humanity (Americans, Rich, White you pick the descriptor) at the feet of government as their god to fix things.


24 posted on 01/27/2014 12:07:39 PM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: EBH

Most people are desperate for something bigger in their lives. Modern culture has done away with what used to be termed “the central mysteries.” (That’s my recollection of what religion, mysticism and worship was called.) We live in a mechanistic world. Liberals have transferred their desire to worship something bigger to something they can see, government.


25 posted on 01/27/2014 12:15:35 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: maddog55

That low?


26 posted on 01/27/2014 12:31:02 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: maddog55

Who?

Who?

Who are the people in the 37%?


27 posted on 01/27/2014 12:41:24 PM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: Gen.Blather

probably half of that 38% get their news through hear-say...don’t read, don’t follow stories, DON’T CARE


28 posted on 01/27/2014 12:43:25 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Buckeye McFrog

He has done SOOOO much damage to the prospects of future African Americans who might chose to pursue the nation’s highest office ....

************************************

He’s embodied a lot of the worst stereotypes from “lazy” (self-admitted) to “incompetent” and covered a lot of territory in between.


29 posted on 01/27/2014 12:50:54 PM PST by Qiviut (It's hard to be a donk if you're sane & it's hard to be a pubbie if you have any integrity.)
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To: maddog55

Nope, half the US gets some sort of entitlement. They might not like Obama but they will still vote for him.


30 posted on 01/27/2014 1:04:19 PM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: fwdude
The polls are deceptive. These same drones, who say they are "disappointed" in Obama and hate his policies, would nevertheless STILL pull the lever for him if given another chance.

That's because a majority of the 37% (about 20% of the population) that are disappointed in Obama, are disappointed because he hasn't implemented enough socialism/marxism.

31 posted on 01/27/2014 1:23:11 PM PST by Go Gordon (Barack McGreevey Obama)
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To: maddog55

ATTENTION SPEAKER BOEHNER:
Impeachment File for the 2014 Impeachment of B. Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro, a documented legal citizen of the sovereign Nation of Indonesia.


32 posted on 01/27/2014 1:33:58 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Go Gordon

Yeah, I’m still flabbergasted that there are a portion of voters who say in polls that they think that Obama is too conservative. How is that even possible?


33 posted on 01/27/2014 1:34:32 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: maddog55
All politicians lie to a degree but the President should be a cut above or is it assumed that lying gets you to the top....whatever....Obama has lied enough times to warrant an investigation of his qualification for office and abused the United States Constitution countless times even though he took an oath to obey and protect it. Well he has failed to do so as well as failing to honor his country protect all the people, not just a few of his chosen ones. I would not believe anything the man has to say from the day he took a joy ride over Manhattan to denying knowing anything about Benghazi, or the mendaciousness of this comment: "I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear that I will execute the office of president of the United States faithfully, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the United States.”

This state of the union address will mean nothing except to the uninformed. What a sad time for America.

34 posted on 01/27/2014 1:52:09 PM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

“...and will to the best of my ability..”

From a liberal standpoint, that would be their legal defense.


35 posted on 01/27/2014 2:15:49 PM PST by maddog55
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