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Lindsey Graham is Going Down! (Mega-Update from the Grassroots)
dailypaul.com ^ | 5/6/14

Posted on 05/06/2014 10:16:15 AM PDT by cotton1706

Good morning, I'm here to give everybody an update on how the liberty movement is doing against Lindsey Graham in South Carolina.

LATEST POLLS

Lindsey Graham needs over 50% of the vote to win since South Carolina is a runoff state. If he gets less than 50%, the top two vote-getters will then face off in a head to head election two weeks later. Now Winthrop released its April polling among South Carolina residents recently, and the majority of South Carolinians are still saying they're tired of Graham. 42.8% of all respondents approve of Graham and only 39.6% of registered voters approve of Graham. Multiple Republican Party County Chapters throughout the state have also censured Graham, including Graham's home county!

However outsiders are led to believe Lindsey Graham is coasting to victory. Many probably have seen a report making itself through the media outlets recently, talking about how Graham has successfully navigated through his challengers and is now going to win. This report was mysteriously published almost everywhere, including the front page of Yahoo! News. I have it on good authority that the article most likely got its legs from the Graham campaign. It was obviously fake to any grassroots supporter in South Carolina that may have read it. Considering Graham's approval ratings are suffering, he's being censured in many counties throughout the state, and that Graham isn't winning local straw polls.

BRIEF MOMENT IN HISTORY

In 2012, a large field of candidates ran against Establishment pick David Dewhurst for the Texas Senate seat; Texas was also a runoff state. Dewhurst was not able to get over 50% of the vote, he came up short with 45% of the vote. So who came in second? Ted Cruz with 34% of the vote. In the runoff Cruz easily defeated Dewhurst.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: elections
For whatever it's worth.
1 posted on 05/06/2014 10:16:15 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

I thought he’s been doing that for years...............


2 posted on 05/06/2014 10:17:33 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: cotton1706
LET IT BE SO
3 posted on 05/06/2014 10:17:36 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: cotton1706

I can say one thing. I predict extremely low turnout for this primary.


4 posted on 05/06/2014 10:18:12 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: cotton1706

On who?


5 posted on 05/06/2014 10:18:18 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Red Badger

*snicker*


6 posted on 05/06/2014 10:22:02 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: cotton1706

For whatever it’s worth.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

John McCain made sure that listeners knew on the Greta Van Sustern show on Fox cable last night, that Lindsey Graham was Trey Gowdy’s uncle.

I reckon thats a sign McCain knows that Graham is indeed in trouble.

Trey seems to have very little in common with his uncle politically.


7 posted on 05/06/2014 10:22:06 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: cotton1706

My guess is Lindsey has been going down for a long time.

I hope he goes down in the republican primary too.


8 posted on 05/06/2014 10:22:30 AM PDT by boycott
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Oklahoma may end up with another Ted Cruz because of our runoff rule...

He’s Ted. Cruz.. just a shade darker. :)

Http://www.twshannon.com


9 posted on 05/06/2014 10:23:28 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: Red Badger

OUCH! LOL! Do he and shep share anything?


10 posted on 05/06/2014 10:23:48 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: ConservativeMan55

What is the run-off threshold? Is it 50% like Texas or 40% line North Carolina?


11 posted on 05/06/2014 10:24:30 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: Viennacon; C. Edmund Wright
I predict extremely low turnout for this primary.

I hope you're right. That will be very good news for the challengers who have more motivated voters. GOTV!

12 posted on 05/06/2014 10:24:56 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: NeoCaveman

It is 50 percent.

But the latest polls even had Shannon leading
.. so we may not need a runoff after all....


13 posted on 05/06/2014 10:26:42 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: Candor7
John McCain made sure that listeners knew on the Greta Van Sustern show on Fox cable last night, that Lindsey Graham was Trey Gowdy’s uncle.

Every family has the "crazy uncle!"

14 posted on 05/06/2014 10:26:54 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: Candor7

[ John McCain made sure that listeners knew on the Greta Van Sustern show on Fox cable last night, that Lindsey Graham was Trey Gowdy’s uncle. ]

Lindsey is Trey’s “Uncle fester” of an uncle ie. Festering Boil...


15 posted on 05/06/2014 10:27:37 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: ConservativeMan55

Beautiful family.


16 posted on 05/06/2014 10:28:39 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: cotton1706

We can only hope that nasty RINO eats it!


17 posted on 05/06/2014 10:30:00 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: rktman

Soap?....................


18 posted on 05/06/2014 10:30:13 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: GraceG

Yes, well, Graham also served in the US Navy, but one wonders if he was a show not tell.


19 posted on 05/06/2014 10:30:40 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: cotton1706

Tell me who to tell my son and fiancé to vote for...


20 posted on 05/06/2014 10:30:47 AM PDT by onona (I’ve pretty much given up on sanity returning.)
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To: boycott

boooyaaaa!!!!


21 posted on 05/06/2014 10:31:06 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost ("Just look at the flowers, Lizzie. Just look at the flowers.")
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

He is a beautiful man lol!

With him in charge as Speaker of the House Oklahoma had some of its most Conservative sessions in its HISTORY

they cut taxes, ran off the illegals with a law TOUGHER than Arizona, they refunded the arts Baha! Lots of libs got their panties in a wad over that. They restricted abortions, they cut the budget.. they voted not to participate in obama are
They PASSED open carry....


22 posted on 05/06/2014 10:32:08 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

I hope he gets it in the first round.


23 posted on 05/06/2014 10:34:11 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: NeoCaveman

Me too....


24 posted on 05/06/2014 10:34:36 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: Candor7

” John McCain made sure that listeners knew on the Greta Van Sustern show on Fox cable last night, that Lindsey Graham was Trey Gowdy’s uncle. “

That is gonna hurt Trey Gowdy more than it is gonna help Lindsey Grahm cracker...


25 posted on 05/06/2014 10:35:26 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Candor7

I don’t believe Graham is his uncle.


26 posted on 05/06/2014 10:39:17 AM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: Candor7

“...John McCain made sure that listeners knew on the Greta Van Sustern show on Fox cable last night, that Lindsey Graham was Trey Gowdy’s uncle....”
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Uncle Nancy?


27 posted on 05/06/2014 10:39:47 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: cotton1706

RNC and Rove will bring millions of dollars to alter this game before it’s over.


28 posted on 05/06/2014 10:42:23 AM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: onona
Here's a recent campaign ad for the leading challenger in preliminary polls ... Lee Bright
29 posted on 05/06/2014 10:44:07 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Lazamataz

BUMP!


30 posted on 05/06/2014 10:44:53 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: onona

“Tell me who to tell my son and fiancé to vote for...”

I would recommend Lee Bright. He’s at the top of the polls. But I’d encourage them to vote for whomever isn’t Graham (other than perhaps Det Bowers, who I read today supports Amnesty).


31 posted on 05/06/2014 10:46:27 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Hope you are right.....I like Shannon a lot!!


32 posted on 05/06/2014 10:46:46 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: cotton1706; Resettozero

South Carolina I hope this is true ping.


33 posted on 05/06/2014 10:48:27 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Osage Orange

Me too.

I’m friends with him and he’s the real deal. :)


34 posted on 05/06/2014 10:48:30 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: ConservativeMan55
They need to do what Brownback did in Kansas!!!

RE: Gun laws...........

35 posted on 05/06/2014 10:50:44 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: ConservativeMan55
Cool!!

Tell him he's got a lot of support among my family and friends!!

36 posted on 05/06/2014 10:51:44 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Osage Orange

They’re trying to get past Fallin to try and do something like that I think ?


37 posted on 05/06/2014 10:51:46 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: Osage Orange

I sure will!

He’s been BUSY working his butt off to get his message out...

The longer the campaign goes the more people realize who Lankford is and when they find out Lankfords record they change their vote to TW immediately..


38 posted on 05/06/2014 10:53:22 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: cotton1706

Rhett Butler would be proud.


39 posted on 05/06/2014 10:58:39 AM PDT by rwoodward ("god, guns and more ammo")
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To: cotton1706; alarm rider; Alex1977; at bay; Babsig; BILL_C; bnelson44; ColdOne; DesScorp; G.Love; ...
Twelve years ago this was elected
as our Senator from South Carolina...

Now it is time to

kiss the Fairey
GOODBYE!
Want on or off this ping list? Just FReepmail me.

h/t to martin_fierro for the fairey graphic

40 posted on 05/06/2014 11:03:13 AM PDT by upchuck (Support ABLE, the Anybody But Lindsey Effort. Yes, we are the ABLE!!)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Low turnout is also good for the better candidates, because most citizens are not informed…...


41 posted on 05/06/2014 11:38:55 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: cotton1706
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42 posted on 05/06/2014 11:39:44 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: Andy'smom

Well who is?


43 posted on 05/06/2014 11:51:41 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: cotton1706

Don’t hold your breath.


44 posted on 05/06/2014 12:12:50 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Candor7
John McCain made sure that listeners knew on the Greta Van Sustern show on Fox cable last night, that Lindsey Graham was Trey Gowdy’s uncle.

Proving once again that you can't choose your relatives.

45 posted on 05/06/2014 12:18:49 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: House Atreides
Uncle Nancy?

Auntie Linda.

46 posted on 05/06/2014 1:18:26 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Exterminate the terrorist savages, everywhere.)
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To: cotton1706

Juan McLame is deeply saddened upon hearing the news.


47 posted on 05/07/2014 8:58:42 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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