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Flashback: Clueless Voters Explain Why They Voted for Obama & Now We Know How America Got Here
ijreview ^ | 3/16/14 | Kyle Becker

Posted on 03/16/2014 11:33:48 PM PDT by Nachum

Director John Ziegler captured the utter ignorance of people who voted for Obama in November of 2008. After his “last election,” President Obama’s Gallup approval rating is now 16 points upside down: Only 39% approve of the president, while 55% disapprove.

Why people have to go through five years of utter nonsense to figure out that “it’s not working” just goes to show absolutely insulated from reality “low information voters” are: they live in cocoons of politically biased entertainment and pop culture, and any news they are likely to get is slanted towards Democrats.

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KEYWORDS: lowinformationvoters; obama; voters
How we got into the mess we're in...
1 posted on 03/16/2014 11:33:48 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Last line with her facial expression:

“I think I’m not as informed as I thought I was, but I still wouldn’t change my vote 8->”

I hope she has lost her insurance, her job and her right to vote...twit!


2 posted on 03/16/2014 11:48:33 PM PDT by vg0va3
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To: Nachum

Really sad.


3 posted on 03/16/2014 11:54:56 PM PDT by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: Nachum

As I have posted many times, it is due to Marxist media and Marxist education in America. The Commies know that those are the golden keys to take a society.


4 posted on 03/17/2014 12:02:01 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Nachum

The Obama, symbol “O”, should be adopted as the metric unit of stupidity. The “Biden” being the imperial (ft-lb-sec) equivalent.


5 posted on 03/17/2014 12:06:55 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum

It would be mildly interesting to interview people a little more involved in the business world. Just as a reference point; it’s water under the bridge now. I remember this video from back then and it’s sadder to watch now. And makes me angrier. What a complete waste of everything we’ve been through, and if it was for nothing, it would be a lot better. Tremendous damage has been done by this regime.


6 posted on 03/17/2014 12:30:50 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Nachum

These people are exactly the kind of people Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, et al., designed government schools to turn out. Government schools are a total success. If you think they are a failure, you are still asleep.


7 posted on 03/17/2014 12:33:03 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Nachum

Ugh.


8 posted on 03/17/2014 1:13:54 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: vg0va3

I’d love to see a video made now with all these people. I’ll bet half of them lost their jobs and healthcare.


9 posted on 03/17/2014 1:23:11 AM 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: Arthur McGowan
How we got here was not some young skull full of mush (as Rush says) but we go here because 4 MILLION conservative voters who voted against him in 2008 did not even vote in 2012.

That is the sad but true fact. 4 million voters would have handed O and the left an embarrassing defeat if they would have voted for Mitt. It would have taken some serious nose holding but we would NOT have the country we now have or the prospect of A SCOTUS that will make the left (men and women) all have wet dreams when Obama leaves office.

Obama was NOT the big prize for the left, SCOTUS CONTROL WAS, and they will have it. We can only sit back and hope and pray for the best in 2016. But it was 4 million who VOTED FOR OBAMA by not voting against him in 2012.

And every time you fill your gas tank thank those unnamed 4 million non voters for the extra money you pay. So they cost us not just having to live with Obama but 20 cents a gallon to one dollar a gallon every time we pump gas.

Kids should not vote, it is big peoples work... but their votes counted. Will they do it again in 2016?
Oh and read my tag line.
10 posted on 03/17/2014 1:27:01 AM PDT by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS.. We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? Dem's did and voted!)
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To: Nachum
And yet we allow media companies all the accounting and tax privileges that real industries enjoy.

Maybe Republicans need to start talking about the need for Hollywood to pay it's fair share...

11 posted on 03/17/2014 1:51:22 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: AlexW
My question is: why aren't more conservatives writing stories, making movies, and providing news?

What is it about media that is unappealing to them? Is it the idea that such work is unimportant and they should go into some other industry?

12 posted on 03/17/2014 1:54:59 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
“Tremendous damage has been done by this regime”

At this point into Obama’s 2nd term, more damage has been done to American (and the West's)power and prestige than all the damage inflicted by James Earl Carter combined.
The enormity and scope of this administration’s folly and ignorance is being seen everyday now and there's far worse to come in the near and mid-term future.

It is dangerous to be an ally of the USA right now. From the Ukraine to Israel, the American hug is one of uncertainty, betrayal and confusion.

13 posted on 03/17/2014 2:01:40 AM PDT by Netz
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To: JSteff

Of course, the vast majority of the morons who vote Democrat had no idea what they were voting for. Obama was nurtured and raised up to terminate the U.S.

There was a Saudi/Communist program to accomplish this. I wonder how many other young black men were nurtured and mentored in the same way, but ultimately did not make the cut.

While the Supreme Court is a prize, I think Obama is going to pull the plug in some major way—maybe not even waiting for the 2014 elections. He could destroy the currency and the banking system unilaterally, and there are many other unilateral actions he could take to end the U.S. I am certain he will “pull the plug” in some manner before his term is up.


14 posted on 03/17/2014 2:09:52 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Nachum

Now I know why it took bombing Germany into the stone ages to convince her people that voting Hitler into office had been a bad idea.


15 posted on 03/17/2014 2:13:05 AM PDT by Catmom (We're all gonna get the punishment only some of us deserve.)
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To: Arthur McGowan

Some inside are saying June is when the dollar takes the turn. Land dealers.


16 posted on 03/17/2014 2:14:57 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: AlexW

The infiltration of churches—Protestant and Roman Catholic—of leftists and the continued lax of Biblically principled living among true Christians (I was among them) is to blame too.

When good men do nothing, evil reigns.


17 posted on 03/17/2014 2:36:18 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: All
Stunning.

Truth of the matter is, Liberals in general and Obama supporters in particular don't have enough brain cells to rub together to make a difference if they listen or don't listen.

If you really, REALLY want to see the depth of the typical Obama voter (if you can stomach it) watch this film Nachum is referring to, John Ziegler's "Media Malpractice: How Obama got Elected and Palin was Targeted".

You can watch it at: HERE

The video itself is good, but the real meat of it, why the mechanics of what the liberal media did is played out in one of the features of the documentary.

They went to a line of voters, and interviewed a bunch of self-identified Obama voters waiting to go in.

They asked:

What party currently controls congress?
I don't know
Republicans
Republicans
Republicans
Republicans
I don't know

Do you know who Barney Frank is? How about Nancy Pelosi? Harry Reid?
I don't know
She's pretty cool
I don't know who that is
I don't know him
Don't really know Barney Frank
Nothing
Who?
Don't know him
Who is Harry Reid
Don't know him
Who is he?
I think she is a fair lady.
(Ziegler: Is she a republican or Democrat?) I don't know.

I don't know him
I don't know her
I don't know him either.

Which of those people wore clothes that their party spent $150,000 on? Which has a pregnant teenage daugher?
Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin
I know that would be Palin...ahahahahahah...they made a big deal about that...but ya gotta look pretty, right? Heheheheheh...

Palin
Palin
Sarah Palin
Palin
Sarah Palin
Palin, Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin
Palin
Palin
Hah. Palin

Which candidate said they could see Russia from their house?
Oh, that would be Palin
That woman, Palin
Sarah Palin
Palin
Palin, Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin
Uh, I can't remember her name right now, uh, Palin
Palin, hahaha

Which candidate claimed to have campaigned in 57 states?
Hahahahahah, Sarah Palin, I don't know
57 States? I don't know, probably Sarah Palin
Fifty...fifty seven states? Hahahahah, I have no idea...57 states? I have no idea.

I don't know, was that Palin? Hahahahahah
57? I don't know...Sarah Palin?
57 states? Hah. That sounds like something Sarah Palin would say. Hah.

McCain
I would put that on Palin

McCain

Which candidate won their first election by getting all of their opponents kicked off the ballot?
I don't know. That sounds like something Sarah Palin would do, but...I don't know.
Sarah Palin?
Oh my God. I don't know. Who? (Ziegler: Obama.) Are you serious? Wow!
Huh. Sara Palin?
Oooohhhh. Was that McCain?
I don't know. I don't have a record of that.

Hmmmm. Uh, that probably had to be McCain.

Which candidate said that Obama would be tested in his first six months by an international crisis?
I don't know
McCain
I don't know
McCain
McCain
McCain
McCain

Which candidate had to quit a previous presidential campaign because they were found to have plagiarized a speech?
Uhh...probably McCain
Wowwwwwww! Uhhh...I don't know, but that's exciting...who? (Ziegler: Joe Biden.) Are you serious? Shut up!

Don't know that one.
Which, ah, eh, uh, I don't know.

Which candidate said that his policies would bankrupt the coal industry and make energy prices skyrocket?
Uh, I don't know.
Maybe Biden, he has a way of putting his foot in his mouth. (eh heeehehheeeheeeheee)

I heard that. I haven't really looked into that one, but it did make headlines.(Ziegler: Did you find that troubling?) Uhh...I don't have a lot of trust in the media to know where that was coming from.
McCain
McCain
McCain

Which candidate said that the government should redistribute the wealth?
I don't know
(Ziegler: So you agree that the government should redistribute the wealth?) Yeah.

Redistribute the wealth? I like it. From what I know about it...which might not even be the right thing, I like it.
To redistribute wealth? I don't know, it sounds like a good thing, but....heheheheheheheheheh

What do you think of Bill Ayers?
I don't know. I don't know who he is.
I don't too much know anything about him.
Bill Ayers? I don't know.
A washed up terrorist.
I don't know Bill Ayers.
No, I don't know him.
Yes.....but.....I....don't know the details. (Ziegler: Where do you get most of your information?) NPR...and...PBS

Where do you get most of your information?
Mostly from the news medium. TV, CNN...uhhh...Bill Maher is a good one.
I don't watch a lot of media. Yeah.
Um, I don't have a TV, so I read the New York Times, but...BBC, I guess, if I watch TV, CNN. (Ziegler: Do you watch MSNBC?) Yeah, it's pretty cool. I like...John Stewart, heheheh...(Ziegler: You get your news from Jon Stewart sometimes?) Yeah...the Colbert Report....

I think I'm not as informed as I thought I was. Umm...but I still don't think I would change my vote.

Note: If you can't tell, I thought of all of them, "Erika" had the best opportunity to see the truth someday, and she had the funniest responses. There was a tie between two I disliked the most, and who were the most pretentious snotty liberal kool-aid drinkers..."Janan" and "Adarsha". The rest of them were just dumb, ignorant Obama voters.

18 posted on 03/17/2014 2:41:20 AM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“When good men do nothing, evil reigns.”

Specifically, when good men don’t have children; demographically, this doesn’t look good...


19 posted on 03/17/2014 2:51:38 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: JSteff
90 MILLION eligible voters sat out in 2008 and again in 2012...who are these voters? Why isn't any effort made to reach them?

Many wouldn't vote for Romney because they were worried about their eternal security being compromised. I don't blame them; I blame the GOP...100%. Open primaries that allow Dems to choose our candidates is a major problem, but it isn't even being addressed.

20 posted on 03/17/2014 2:52:05 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“The infiltration of churches”
_________________________________________________________
YES, that is a key attack point for the leftist.
I was an Episcopalian, as fine of a denomination as one could want. The national cathedral is Episcopal. The church where I was senior warden is one of the oldest (1832) in Tennessee.
It was taken over by homosexuals and extreme leftist, just prior to my taking off for Europe.
The national cathedral is Episcopal.
That is probably why the leftist and gays wanted to take over the denomination, which they did, and quite successfully.
Traditional Episcopalians have fled to the Anglican, Catholic, or other denominations.


21 posted on 03/17/2014 3:18:43 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW

The strategy for Commies has always been two-steps-forward and one-step-back. With Obama there has been at least 10 steps forward and 0 steps back. Thank you, democrats! The Obama destruction of our nation is on you!


22 posted on 03/17/2014 3:29:28 AM PDT by abclily
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To: rlmorel

If you really want to jerk a liberal’s chain, ask them the distance from Alaska to Russia.
The answer: just over 2 miles. Little Diomede island, Alaska to big Diomede island, Russia.


23 posted on 03/17/2014 3:38:01 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Nachum

Even more incredible..... there are still 39% who approve
of this alien fraud.


24 posted on 03/17/2014 3:41:10 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: JSteff
"Kids should not vote, it is big peoples work"

You are right there, my friend. The old argument, "if he's old enough to fight, he's old enough to vote", really doesn't hold water.

I would expand your prohibitions on voting. Dead people shouldn't vote. Non citizens shouldn't vote. Felons shouldn't vote. Unfortunately that eliminates three large democrat voting groups.

25 posted on 03/17/2014 3:49:18 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: Nachum

Obama will be lauded as the greatest Communist in history. He is destroying the USA without firing a shot.


26 posted on 03/17/2014 3:57:37 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

America has gone after the wrong target in “odumbo”, we need to concentrate on the media. It is very obvious those “LIV” people had what small brains they have, “washed”. That same thing goes on in our schools as well, “Tell them what you want them to hear”.

We are sooooooooooo screwed.


27 posted on 03/17/2014 4:21:21 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Nachum

There ya go. We are being stuck with a government chosen by idiots.

And it’s not going to get better. :^(


28 posted on 03/17/2014 4:31:19 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: freerepublicchat

why aren’t more conservatives writing stories, making movies, and providing news?

What is it about media that is unappealing to them? Is it the idea that such work is unimportant and they should go into some other industry?
__________________________________

Who will publish/read the stories, finance/distribute the movies, give airtime to the conservative news?

The conservative talent is shut out of the businesses you cite.

There are conservative authors, movie makers and newscasters. They can barely get an audience made up of those who already agree with them.

Conservative talent is strongly represented in indie media. I have read reviews on Amazon & Netflix that indicate that, at the first indication of conservative political views, a majority of the audience will either stop reading, walk out or change the channel. They will then run to post a review detailing their disgust, disbelief and demand for a boycott or prison time for *treason*.

Conservatism, as an ideology, has lost the culture war.


29 posted on 03/17/2014 5:13:11 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: JSteff

I still need to be shown a proper citation - the numbers you claim don’t add up per the FEC.


30 posted on 03/17/2014 5:15:00 AM PDT by jurroppi1 (The only thing you "pass to see what's in it" is a stool sample. h/t MrB)
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To: Nachum

31 posted on 03/17/2014 5:27:06 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Nachum
Clueless Voters Explain Why They Voted for Obama & Now We Know How America Got Here

Despite the grand rhetoric, a lot of places and even more people are not suited for Democracy. Many places consider it "mob rule" and unfortunately it is coming to that here. When this Country was founded, voting was restricted to citizen landowners, to ensure that they had an honest stake in the outcome of elections. Now, they hand voter registration forms to illegals coming across the border in the name of democracy.

32 posted on 03/17/2014 5:28:12 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: Nachum
Many of them are suffering from the fool me twice syndrome.

At least many of those who voted for Carter woke up before casting another vote for him.

Obama voters got hoodwinked TWICE.
33 posted on 03/17/2014 5:31:23 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: JSteff
How we got here was not some young skull full of mush (as Rush says) but we go here because 4 MILLION conservative voters who voted against him in 2008 did not even vote in 2012.

And there we go, blaming Conservatives again for the Republican'ts gawdawful candidates. It wasn't just pricipled conservatives who didn't vote for your left-wing Republican't candidates, it was millions and millions of non-political middle class voters who did not buy what the Gutless Obsolete Pretenders were selling. Republican'ts have NO credibility in anything they claim to stand for because they don't actually stand for anything when it counts.

Go ahead and continue to delude yourself about this. That's what your useless political party is doing, and they'll go extinct like the Whigs before them did.

34 posted on 03/17/2014 5:32:07 AM PDT by EricT. (ARBEIT MACHT FREI- now get back to work you taxpaying peasant!)
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To: freerepublicchat

I agree 100%.

We sit around and whine, and complain, and point out that liberals are running everything into the ground.

Yet do nothing. Zip. Nada.

We are every bit as big a problem, as liberals.


35 posted on 03/17/2014 5:35:17 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Nachum

Unfortunately the uninformed and uneducated are easily swayed by unions, friends and others and will most often vote Dem. They don’t know why but they vote Dem. We have to keep up the work on educating the uninformed.


36 posted on 03/17/2014 6:20:26 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: JSteff
Will they do it again in 2016?

Will the GOP defy the will of their constituents yet again?

37 posted on 03/17/2014 7:03:31 AM PDT by GingisK
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To: Nachum

OMG! That is pathetic! I would like to send that video to the liberal morons on my email list.


38 posted on 03/17/2014 7:17:31 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: EricT.

It’s called the Primary! That is when we get a chance to put the right guy in there. Do most people even vote in the Primary? Texas lets democrats vote in the Republican Primary. That can not have a good outcome!


39 posted on 03/17/2014 7:24:24 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: AlexW
As I have posted many times, it is due to Marxist media and Marxist education in America. The Commies know that those are the golden keys to take a society.

That is absolutely correct. The past, present and future "conditioning" of the young people by the entrenched liberal educational establishment is the reason that it will be next to impossible to turn things around.

40 posted on 03/17/2014 7:58:35 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: Netz

I’ve said before and probably will again:

After 9/11/2001 the various damage estimates for the WTC attacks I heard were $100 bn and 3,000 dead. Does anyone really think that 0bamacare, all by itself, has not cost $100 bn in economic activity, and actually killed 3000 people?

The ACA is the most vicious, cruel, and damaging thing ever done to *all* the American people since Pearl Harbor. I stand by that statement.


41 posted on 03/17/2014 8:10:28 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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