Skip to comments.Poll: Even Illinois is Sick of Obama
Posted on 04/26/2014 4:43:29 AM PDT by Kaslin
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed. Jonathan Swift
Even Illinoisans are ashamed.
The wickedness has become so obvious, so entrenched and so brazen, that the state that used to take pride in their corruption, because it worked, now understands the Faustian bargain they've made.
A Gallup poll reveals that by a wide margin Illinoisans trust their government less than any other state in the union.
According to Gallup only 28% of people from Illinois have a great deal of trust in their government.
The Land of Lincoln is followed by Rhode Island, Maine, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, California and Maryland-- all of which post numbers from 40% to 49% level of trust by resident.
Residents from small government, pro-market states North Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, South Dakota, Nebraska, Texas and Alaska rate their government's highest in terms of trust, posting numbers as high as 79% of residents saying they have a great deal of trust in their government.
And that's not really a coincidence is it?
Even though Midwesterners are generally more positive about their states, writes the Chicago Tribune, Illinois residents are the exception, with 25 percent declaring that it is the worst possible state to live. The particularly grim outlook of Illinois residents could be attributed to factors like high-profile scandals and high taxes.
And it can also be attributed to the fact that the same bozo that is running the country right now, came from Illinois.
Or more succinctly, Chicago. And Chicago is certainly the worst thing that ever happened to Obama, in the same way that Obama is the worst thing that ever happened to Chicago.
So like a lot of stories these days, Chicago works its way in there as a burr buried deep in someones hair since the 1960s.
If you are like me, youre about as tired of my hometown of Chicago as the Detroit Lions are of Soldier Field. You are as tired of being ruled by aging hippies from therelike Hillary Clinton-- as you are of seeing slobbering media try to prop up an administration that deserves no props.
Chicagos become the punchline behind the joke on the Obama administration in the same way that Monica Lewinsky became the punchline for the joke on Bill Clintons administration.
Metaphorically, theres a great big stain splotching up the frock Chicagos wearing. And we dont have to wait for the DNA test to show who the culprits are or what they are up to.
Let me tell you what the history books will say.
The history books will say that these were the days of the last hurrah for the Democrat party machine; they will say that Chicago took a corrupt machine politician, packaged him as the reform candidate, realizing that they either had to export their corruption or die.
"When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him," wrote Swift.
And that applies especially to the genius of smaller government.
At a time when technology has given citizens the ability to be better informed, better educated and lead better lives, the dunces are conspiring to take away choices, rather than truly empower citizens.
So far from being truly progressive, in any meaningful sense of the word-- as opposed to the ideological sense of the word-- the nation's experiment in Chicago type politics can be seen as reactionary rather than something new, honest and hopeful.
And its not just Illinoisans that are paying attention.
Young people are too.
Conservative is becoming counterculture thanks to organic mismanagement, petty opportunism and lies-- the cornerstones on which the liberal freemasonry rests.
We saw that same effect under Jimmy Carter, as counterculture icons like Saturday Night Live helped turn the peanut farmers administration into a real life parody of a Saturday Night Live skit.
From there SNL and liberalism had nowhere to go but the mainstream, thereby creating hordes of young people, like me, who looked at liberalism as a swindle, a contrivance and a fraud.
So prepare, my friends, for the next American Century-- a conservative one.
And that says a lot.
I know, let’s name a Chicago school after Obama. Oh, that’s already being done.
Just now figuring that out, after the endless parade of the vile scum that constantly tout and support it? Sheesh...
Democrats are not progressive. Democrats are regressive. Our culture is being regressed to act like barnyard animals (screw anything that moves). We have regressed to burning our babies’ corpses for energy. We have regressed to taking any basic knowledge out of academics. We have regressed to keeping our mouths shut, so we don’t offend blood-thirsty Satan-soldiers who live among us.
What have I forgotten?
“Yet this stupid a$$ state STILL elects (D)Marxists. Why Illinois? Why?”
Simple. Immigrant voters...who want their “free stuff”.
ILL-n-annoyed...too flat, too cold, too corrupt, too ‘Rat and too avoid.
Chitcago, NYC, Baltimore, Denver, Miami, Portland, Seattle, Philly etc..are the big Lieberal dominated albatrosses around their states necks.___did I miss any?
Oh and not to sound too negative but what do all of these stupid Dem strongholds have in common with hades? You can’t change them and best to avoid living there.
Los Angeles and San Fran. The dem strategy is pretty good, control the cities and control power.
Yep. Going through Chicago when I travel west saves about an extra 80 miles. I drive the extra 80 miles to avoid it.
Thanks to the SRM, we had more LIVs in the past two elections to bring this fraud into power.
And, not content with that degree of control, they want to administer the coup de grace with elimination of the electoral college.
He was referring to the Carter years, not to today.
Swift was naive.
That's right. Cynical Jonathan Swift.
Yeah but they are going to name a school after him. Wait, maybe they’ll just change the name of a school named after MLK, and call it OBAMA school. Then we’ll have OBAMA PHONES, OBAMA CARE, OBAMA SCHOOL, etcetara and so forth.
As always, these states like Illinois will vote Democrat. Look what they did in Detroit. No matter how corrupt or bad it was, they voted the same.
Yet this stupid a$$ state STILL elects (D)Marxists. Why Illinois? Why?
Inability on the part of the majority of voters to link cause and effect?
it’s because Chicago vote totally RAT, thus negating the rest of what the state votes/wants
They will, until the people wake up. When and if they do is another question
.........”Then well have OBAMA PHONES, OBAMA CARE, OBAMA SCHOOL, etcetara and so forth.”
Too late now. He’s not leaving.
Are they sick of Hillary, that’s the 64-dollar question.
12 Numbers Which Prove That Americans Are Sick And Tired Of Politics As Usual
Illinois voted for Obama in both elections. They are not “sick” of Obama - they love him. The writer did not present even one example of how Illinois is “sick” of Obama.
It's dawned on the good people of Illinois that their government 'works' for the people IN GOVERNMENT. And it doesn't work for anyone else...
5 counties here in Illinois are the problem, just 5 counties out of 103. The rest of this state are relatively normal, surprisingly conservative even. But we have been so gerrymandered by Madigan and the Combine it’s going to be almost impossible to save the state I grrew up and raised a family in.
So we are planning to leave. 4-5 more years and we are gone.
Maybe a few but we know who they are.
Seattle-Tacoma is the tail that wags the dog called Wash. State. And now Seattle has elected a queer mayor and an openly socialist councilwoman from India. Could it get any better?
Yes, just wait! Now they are trying to ram a $15/hr. minimum wage down the voters throats. Kshama Sawant, the avowed Marxist council member, has a degree in economics. Read her Wikipedia biography; she’s a real pip.
Milwaukee and St. Paul
Rescuing IL goes on the “impossible” list.
Without Cook, Romney would have carried the state.
But Obama still would have won the state in 2008 (not to mention the 2004 Senate race) and Clinton would have won in ‘92 and ‘96, though both times in a near tie and only thanks to Perot.
Because I am a nerd for such things, I’ve been working on a little something. Forgive the ping if you aren’t interested in this sort of thing.
Using data from Dave Leip’s Atlas
I calculated the exact results from the last 7 Presidential and 3 Gubernatorial elections for Illinois, without Cook County. It’s interesting to compare the rest of Illinois (”Restinois”) to it’s neighbors Indiana and Missouri and put into perspective just how badly Crook county screws things up. If Restinois were actually separate it would have been a hotly contested state, not ignored by Republican POTUS candidates, so the actual results would have ended up slightly better, but here they are. A fun yet sad hypothetical.
Romney (R) 50.66%
Obama (D) 47.30 %
Johnson (Libert) 1.25%
+3.36% Romney. Would have been the closest Romney win after North Carolina
Obama (D) 52.77%
McCain (R) 45.49%
-7.28% Closely mirroring the nationwide margin, -7.26%
Bush (R) 54.22%
Kerry (D) 45.02%
+9.2% Bush! That beats Missouri and Virginia that year and was almost as big a margin as Arkansas.
Bush (R) 51.63%
Gore (D) 45.49%
Nader (Green) 2.14%
+6.14% Bush, only slightly worse than Arizona
Clinton (D) 45.98%
Dole (R) 43.54%
Perot (Ref) 9.66%
-2.44% Would have joined 4 other states that Clinton won by less than 3%. 63,000 vote margin for Clinton. Major attention by Dole (which would have been likely) could have given him the win.
-2.58% Like 1996, very close.
Now the Gubernatorial elections. Lets see what the Restinois thinks of Chicago scumbags who run for Governor. Of course they wouldn’t even be eligible to run if their home county wasn’t in the state, instead the Republicans would have faced different democrats who would have run stronger in Restinois.
Brady (R) 56.34%
Quinn (R) 36.23%
Cohen (R) 3.57%
Whitney (G) 2.82%
Green (L) 1.04%
If you were wondering exactly how badly Quinn got his butt kicked outside of Cook, it was 20 points. Yes, the Libertarian as named Green.
Topinka (RINO) 47.01%
Blagovevich (D) 40.53%
Whitney (G) 11.58%
Topinka is also from Cook county so she wouldn’t have been able to run either. But as we see even against a worthless RINO running a poor campaign, Blago still lost Restinois by a good margin.
Ryan (R) 53.5%
Blagovevich (D) 43.48%
Skinner (L) 2.44%
Oh look, not even close, easy 10 point win for Ryan. And Blago was the rat that downstate democrats preferred, that was the only reason he won the primary, he placed third in Cook county in primary. So Blago wouldn’t have been Governor of anything!
The last rat Governor to come from outside Cook was Dan Walker. He beat narrowly beat Cook County Republican and incumbent Governor Richard Ogilvie in 1972. Even Walker would have lost without Cook.
The last time Restinois voted for a Chicago rat for Governor was in 1960, when rat Otto Kerner carried Restinois by a few thousands votes over incumbent William Stratton, our last conservative Governor.
6 POTUS elections I mean. I didn’t do 1988 since Bush won even with Cook.
Amen...! Your’re preaching to the choir.
delicious. I cannot imagine what kinda person would not be interested in that sort of thing.
Personally, I can’t wait to visit the Choom Gang Museum, scheduled to open in 2017....
Maybe just change the name of the city to Chicagobama.
I can, those for whom election night is not Christmas morning, you know the type. I call them normies. Or perhaps it is they who are the freaks, look at the pretty numbers, how could they resist?
Slightly better than Indiana
9th Best Nixon State
Make that 8th best Nixon state.
when the country is divided, Restinois joins the Union and Chitown stays with the USSA. Not sure what will happen to Ohio. Obviously, they get Gary and all of MICH except the U.P.
Auh2orepublican came up with some great “new state” ideas.
One would be a horror show stretching from Gary to Milwaukee.
Another would encompass Ann Arbor and Detroit, snaking through NW OH , into PA to include Pittsburgh.
2 mistakes by the lakes for the rats/USSA to have, freeing untold masses in the parent states from pernicious rat voters.
Philly would have to join parts of NJ, leaving a solidly Republican Restofsylvania