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The Democrats’ Obama problem, in perspective
Washington Post ^ | July 23, 2014 | By Aaron Blake

Posted on 07/23/2014 6:15:35 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

President Obama is unpopular. In the 12 states that will decide control of the Senate this November, though, he's even more unpopular.

A new poll from Democratic pollster Democracy Corps shows 60 percent of people in these states say they disapprove of Obama, compared to just 37 percent who approve. Perhaps more striking: 50 percent of voters in these states say they not only disapprove of Obama, but they "strongly" disapprove of him.

To the extent the 2014 election is about Obama and his job performance -- as midterm elections are generally theorized to be -- half of voters in key states will head to the polls on Nov. 4 with a pretty bad taste in their mouths.

Could those strongly anti-Obama voters cross over and vote for the right kind of Democrat? It could and probably will happen, to some extent. But this poll makes pretty clear Democrats pretty much need it to.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election2014; failure; obama

1 posted on 07/23/2014 6:15:36 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The Democrats’ Obama problem, in perspective

If the GOP really wants to win in November, they should hang EVERY action and executive order of the kenyan around the necks of EVERY dem!

I WANT MY COUNTRY BACK!

2 posted on 07/23/2014 6:24:54 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (I want 0bama to make history - First to be IMPEACHED and REMOVED!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

These polls are always misleading. They never explain that a significant number that don’t “approve” of obama do so because isn’t liberal enough. That isn’t GIVING them enough stuff, that isn’t putting “rich” people in jail, that isn’t confiscating enough., that isn’t demonizing enough, that he hasn’t stopped global warming, and on and on


3 posted on 07/23/2014 6:25:24 AM PDT by subterfuge (Hey NSA snoop, get a real job you idiot!)
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To: subterfuge

No doubt true. However, the people unhappy for this reason are probably less likely to turn out than those unhappy for the opposite reasons.


4 posted on 07/23/2014 6:27:45 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Wow. From the Washington COMpost?


5 posted on 07/23/2014 6:34:05 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The big divide is between those who thinks 0bama is unpopular because of his politics and those who believe he's unpopular because of his race.

6 posted on 07/23/2014 6:40:22 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I understand that both Louisiana and Arkansas are immune from the administration’s human trafficking in children. Apparently the thinking is to keep that issue away from the two most vulnerable libdems. Republicans should make it a point to include their incumbent democrat senator opponents in this lawless administration’s contamination of the immigration laws.


7 posted on 07/23/2014 6:44:20 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
But this poll makes pretty clear Democrats pretty much need it to.

This guy has a JOB writing for a newspaper?

8 posted on 07/23/2014 6:55:39 AM PDT by edwinland
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The compost explains which way the rat candidates have to lie....


9 posted on 07/23/2014 6:58:41 AM PDT by Lakeshark
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To: edwinland
This guy has a JOB writing for a newspaper?

When he was in the 4th. grade, he got a trophy for his, "writing skills".....................but so did every kid in his class.

10 posted on 07/23/2014 7:02:44 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (cations, you know.)
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To: Graybeard58
When he was in the 4th. grade, he got a trophy for his, "writing skills".....................but so did every kid in his class.

Excellent!

11 posted on 07/23/2014 7:54:03 AM PDT by edwinland
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Lady Jag; Liz; MeshugeMikey; Diogenes; RitaOK; BuckeyeTexan; humblegunner; ...

Opinion polls of the “Public” do not matter as long as Speaker Boehner keeps on writing Blank Checks to Obama to continue his personal pledge to “Fundamentally transform the United States of America” into a single-payer Communist State.

It only take three people to run the US Federal Government: Boehner, (to write the blank checks), Reid, (to shutdown the Federal Government anytime that he doesn’t get his way), and Obama to do whatever he wants to do.

The soft under belly of the USA is to keep a weak, crybaby Speaker of the House in power for years, and years, and years.

The Democrat’s favorite tune might be the old popular goes goes: “ - - - - This is so EASY - - - .”

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We do not have a Constitutional Republic anymore, what we have is an Oligarchy, according to Webster’s Dictionary:

“Oligarchy - - - noun. 1.) a form of Government in which the ruling power belongs to a few persons.

2.) a state governed in the way.

3.) the persons ruling such a state.”

____________________

BTW, it is rumored that Oligarch Obama has a bid on a 4.7 Million Dollar House in California.

If this is true, then that house should be known as “The House that Oligarch Boehner Built for Oligarch Obama.”


12 posted on 07/23/2014 8:07:27 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Graewoulf
Boobamba is a sociopath---lives in a self-absorbed world that has no connection to realty. His humanoid response to the Malaysia shoot-down was a big clue.

==============================================

His obsessive non-stop fund raising is beginning to look sinister ..... why would the WH ding-a-ling be raising money for a party that has screwed the American voter time and time again?

Could be a WH/Democrat Ponzi scheme in progress. Read on.

FR POSTED "While they bash Wall Street publicly, Democrat Alliance leaders have quietly recruited venture capitalists, bankers and hedge fund moguls -- along with union bosses and red-diaper trust fund babies -- to fund their takeover goals. ....$230,000 public school union dues go to the Democrat Alliance."

These sap-happy dopes are feeding the Democrats creeps all that money---thinking its safe.....going to a "good thing." That's exactly how Madoff operated. Money-laundering, tax evasion was part of the Madoff mix---helping investors, foundations, and tax-exempts break the law in a seemingly legal way.

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Madoff helped himself to the untraceable money in the process.....and got himself in trouble. When he went to jail for 125 years, investigators found Ponzi King Madoff had stashed billions offshore---into a labyrinth of financial entities.

COLLUSION AND CONSPIRACIES GALORE Some $8.9 billion was funneled to Madoff through a dozen so-called feeder funds based in Europe, the Caribbean and Central America......a labyrinth of hedge funds, management companies and service providers that, to unsuspecting outsiders, seemed to compose a formidable system of checks and balances.

But the purpose of this complex financial architecture was just the opposite: the feeder funds provided different modes for directing money to Madoff in order to avoid scrutiny.

"Just keep the money pouring in."

"I'm okay as long as I don't lose power in midterms."

13 posted on 07/23/2014 8:11:59 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: Graewoulf

He must be convinced to retire!


14 posted on 07/23/2014 8:13:27 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Graewoulf

The cost of the house will be incidental compared to the cost of security for “O” and MO.

“O” is the gift that keeps on giving... we will NEVER be done paying for him.


15 posted on 07/23/2014 8:15:30 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Which of THE THREE OLIGARCHS do you mean?

BTW, I can picture all of them riding on the bloodied backs of US Taxpayers - - - - .


16 posted on 07/23/2014 8:19:23 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Graewoulf

All Of Em need to be convinced to retire

The order is of far less importance than the expediency OF their retirement.


17 posted on 07/23/2014 8:22:28 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: SMARTY; Graewoulf

This is the little bungalow it’s rumored to be. The cost of agents and security will be a bunch.

http://www.zillow.com/homes/70555-Thunderbird-Mesa-Dr.,-Rancho-Mirage,-CA_rb/


18 posted on 07/23/2014 8:30:40 AM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

I hope it’s on the fault line


19 posted on 07/23/2014 8:47:16 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Graewoulf
“Oligarchy - - - noun. 1.) a form of Government in which the ruling power belongs to a few persons.

So, the good news is that we won't need mass slaughter to take the country back; we'll only have to pick off a few.

20 posted on 07/23/2014 8:48:05 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Liz
Liz, Barry is doing just fine, thank you.

(1)He is in power
(2)He's not running for any office
(3)He is rich.
(4)He has accomplished many of his major goals

Furthermore, a hostile Congress will not stop him; perhaps just slow him down a bit here and there. In fact, a hostile Congress plays to his strong suit, allowing him unprecedented freedom to do as he likes with "his" bureaucracy.

BTW, The "Executive Order" thing is an urban myth. He doesn't need them and in fact, has issued fewer than his immediate predecessors. He has the Federal Bureaucracy firmly on his team. They are very efficient oppressors. They rule.)

How hostile will Congress actually be in '14-'16? If they don't fund him, or oppose him strongly .... guess what .... those grid-lockin' racists get no pork, no perks, no favors.

Nope. Obama ain't our problem. Our problem is that there is not now, nor has ever been, any PROGRAM, ANY PLAN, Any LEADER to focus opposition to Obama and to restore some semblance of constitutionality to the Federal side of government.

Of course we (That is the GOP) will have a Congressional Majority in both houses in 2014. Just what are they going to do with it as the descent into madness continues? Just who on the GOP side of the aisle is going to run the show. The Boehner Babies and McConnell?

We cannot change the Democrats. So, we have to work on "our" people. They don't deliver over the next couple of years, we'll all be posting from Uruguay.

21 posted on 07/23/2014 10:16:54 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: JimRed

Yup, just follow the money:

Oligarch Beohner writes the blank checks.

Oligarch Reid pouts and shuts down the Federal Government whenever Oligarch Boehner refuses to write even ONE blank check.

Oligarch Obama plays and plays and plays.


22 posted on 07/23/2014 11:06:08 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Sherman Logan

Exactly. And they certainly are voting for a Republican if they do. That’s an important distinction left out. And they could word the polls to make that clear but they never do.

Polls try to drive the results, not gage them as all good FReepers know.


23 posted on 07/23/2014 2:27:10 PM PDT by subterfuge (Hey NSA snoop, get a real job you idiot!)
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To: Graewoulf



THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!


24 posted on 07/23/2014 3:00:19 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Liz; sickoflibs
A new poll from Democratic pollster Democracy Corps shows 60 percent of people in these states say they disapprove of Obama, compared to just 37 percent who approve. Perhaps more striking: 50 percent of voters in these states say they not only disapprove of Obama, but they "strongly" disapprove of him.

ONLY 50 percent strongly disapprove of Obama. I'm amazed that number's so low...

25 posted on 07/23/2014 5:05:44 PM PDT by GOPJ (To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize-Voltaire)
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To: GOPJ
Stats remind me of this loser.

An untouchable majority leader, 34 points ahead in the polls, spent $5 million.
RESULT: an historic loss to an unknown who spent couple thousand dollars.

26 posted on 07/23/2014 5:23:25 PM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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