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Americans Say They're Better Off Since Obama Took Office in Poll (Anyone believe that?!)
The San Francisco Chronicle / Bloomberg News ^ | June 20, 2012 | David J. Lynch

Posted on 06/20/2012 2:30:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A plurality of Americans now say they are better off than they were when President Barack Obama was inaugurated, providing a surprising lift to Obama's re- election campaign despite troublesome economic news.

Forty-five percent of those surveyed in a Bloomberg National Poll say they are better off than at the beginning of 2009 compared with 36 percent who say they are worse off. In March, poll respondents split almost evenly on that question after having been decidedly negative since the aftermath of the worst recession in seven decades.

"I'm just tired of the doom and gloom," says Jim Seeley, 52, a mortgage banker in Traverse City, Michigan, and a poll respondent, in a follow-up interview. "I think it's looking better. People just need to stay positive."(continued)

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


TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Polls
KEYWORDS: 57states; economy; mediawingofthednc; mymuslimfaith; obama; partisanmediashills; polls; romney
How stupid do they think we are?
1 posted on 06/20/2012 2:30:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Internals? Is this the same poll that has Obamugabe leading Romney by 13 points?


2 posted on 06/20/2012 2:32:22 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They left out the part about dropping acid an hour before being polled...and the walls man...the walls were TALKING TO THEM!!!!!


3 posted on 06/20/2012 2:33:14 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who are they trying to convince? I sure hope I can find all those people who are better off and see if they will help me out. This is the most ridiculous thing I have heard in a long time. Bloomberg cooks the books with their polls in my opinion.


4 posted on 06/20/2012 2:34:16 PM PDT by bamagirl1944 (That's short for Alabama, not Obama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bloomberg Poll: 65% Back President on Immigration Amnesty

Bloomberg Poll: Obama Beats Romney - 53% to 40%

Bloomberg Poll: Plurality Say They Are Better Off Under Obama

Sounds like Bloomberg has an agenda, but I can’t quite make it out...


5 posted on 06/20/2012 2:35:21 PM PDT by LifePath
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To: bamagirl1944
"I'm just tired of the doom and gloom," says Jim Seeley, 52, a mortgage banker in Traverse City, Michigan, and a poll respondent, in a follow-up interview. "I think it's looking better. People just need to stay positive."

It's ALL hedging and FEEEEEEELINGS. There is exactly ZERO empirical evidence that anything is better since this Marxist faggot took office.

Unless of course you're homosexual or an illegal immigrant.

6 posted on 06/20/2012 2:36:34 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: bamagirl1944

Standard issue propaganda. Tell the big lie and go to your grave swearing it’s true.

You be surprised how many people really believe the MSM said it so it must be true. There’s a law that they can’t lie or sumthin....

They really do.


7 posted on 06/20/2012 2:40:36 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: rarestia
"There is exactly ZERO empirical evidence that anything is better since this Marxist faggot took office. Unless of course you're homosexual or an illegal immigrant."

How dare you?

Public Employee Union members are better off.

Shame on you.

8 posted on 06/20/2012 2:42:45 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The Presidential Race is about the relative light reflectivity of your Socialist Slavemaster.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Exactly! And how long did it take them to cherry pick this crop of predominantly PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES with the odd private sector malcontent tossed in to make it look the way it does?


9 posted on 06/20/2012 2:46:20 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, if the Americans they polled were actually living in another country since Obama took office, they probably would feel they were better off.


10 posted on 06/20/2012 2:46:36 PM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

SF Cron? Whose rear end (literally) did they pull that data from?


11 posted on 06/20/2012 2:47:58 PM PDT by steveo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Consider the source of this propaganda.

It’s all you need to know.


12 posted on 06/20/2012 2:50:41 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let’s see, who am I to believe, Bloomberg...or Rasmussen?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2896625/posts

I think I believe Rasmussen.


13 posted on 06/20/2012 2:50:46 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: Uncle Miltie

14 posted on 06/20/2012 2:53:28 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Signalman; DustyMoment; 2ndDivisionVet

I heard a report this morning that pointed out that this Bloomberg poll intentionally included 33% “non-white voters” while, the interviewee noted, most polls include about twenty-five percent.

I suppose it was also a survey of “adults” which means any old loser they can find on a couch, not necessarily anyone who will vote.


15 posted on 06/20/2012 2:55:41 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let’s see... Default process progresses, until offices in all levels of government are shut down. Public employees rampage, eating each others’ faces. Hmmm...

;-)


16 posted on 06/20/2012 2:58:31 PM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: rarestia; DarthVader
Now, Now, Now! There are some on FR that believe the same way as the individual cited in the article; i.e. no negativity! The fact that the MSM has and will fabricated and warped data is a ground for feelings of well being. In fact, I propose that everyone on this website meet in South Chicago, strip naked and don diaphanous gowns, garland our head with flowers, get a wicker basket filled with sparkles and do a gran jete down the street scattering sparkles and rainbows. We will be met with LOVE!
17 posted on 06/20/2012 3:01:51 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

You really don’t want to see me naked or in a diaphanous gown. Trust me, the world would be a better place if that just did not happen.


18 posted on 06/20/2012 3:04:42 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Fightin Whitey
Now I'm REALLY confused. Obama has doubled black unemployment compared with Bush, and Hispanics legal and illegal aren't doing well at all. Why would they survey people who are CLEARLY worse off under Obama, by any measure?
19 posted on 06/20/2012 3:12:35 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Unfortunately, Norm, you are correct. I am amazed at how stupid so many people are and how easily swayed they are sometimes, but then I look at public education these days and reality sinks in.


20 posted on 06/20/2012 3:16:45 PM PDT by bamagirl1944 (That's short for Alabama, not Obama)
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To: bamagirl1944

I swear to god. If I had $5 for every time I heard that “they can’t lie” bit I’d be well off. People are sheep with no desire to question anything they are told..


21 posted on 06/20/2012 3:24:06 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: rarestia

Chuckle! Same here.


22 posted on 06/20/2012 3:44:55 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Who took this "poll"? Barack Obammy? Michelle Obammy? Ol'Mammay? Washerwoman Shultz? Valerie Jarret? Axelrod?

What a freakin' joke.

FMCDH(BITS)

23 posted on 06/20/2012 3:57:48 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barbra Streisand.


24 posted on 06/20/2012 3:58:37 PM PDT by karnage
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To: boop

Well, I’m talking above my pay grade here, and I don’t understand perfectly how or why certain polls are manipulated.

But food stamp recipients in the U.S. are up over 46 million now, a 14 million+ increase since Obama took over, and unemployment claims are also up, and “workers” ceasing to work and filing for disability claims are also way up...

My answer to you would be that people of certain races and backgrounds are more likely to respond favorably to a pollster even if their unemployment circumstances have gotten worse, just because they love their dear leader; and given our exploding welfare system, poor unemployment circumstances may not necessarily mean a poorer living standard.

Shoot, I’m usually confused, disgusted and enraged...it’s a good day if I can describe myself as merely confused...lol..


25 posted on 06/20/2012 4:01:16 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
please...
26 posted on 06/20/2012 4:03:24 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: bamagirl1944
You are exactly right. I'm 61 and slid under the destruction of pubic (no error of spelling) education. It seems we have run out of people who know how to think. It has already come back to bite us in the ass.

I weep for our country.

FMCDH(BITS)

27 posted on 06/20/2012 4:03:49 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s June 20 and Obama’s propaganda summer has begun. My forecast is that it will be deep and delusional right through Labor Day.


28 posted on 06/20/2012 4:06:18 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

The San Franswishco Chron, from Bloomberg, Partisan Media Shill ping.

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


29 posted on 06/20/2012 4:12:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This poll doesn’t surprise me at all. Most stock market indices have roughly doubled since early 2009. I don’t credit Obama for any of that, but a lot of people (including me) are much better off financially now than in early 2009.


30 posted on 06/20/2012 4:14:49 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is the third EPIC FAIL Bloomberg poll in a matter of days. Bloomberg must be on serious drugs, along with his so-called “pollster.”


31 posted on 06/20/2012 4:18:03 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am staying positive. I know things WILL get better. But, the now is not good. At the moment, my family cringes at the thought of going too far out of the neighborhood, because of fuel. We used to be able to drop $200 a pop for food. Now, we try to stretch a $100, if possible.
So, I hope these people who say we have it better with Obama around explains that to those without jobs and all the long time businesses that have gone under.


32 posted on 06/20/2012 4:28:16 PM PDT by HungarianGypsy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

San Francisco Chronicle?

The faggots are certainly doing better since Obama was elected.


33 posted on 06/20/2012 4:32:54 PM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did they survey the lady who said that Obama would pay her mortgage and buy gas for her car? I want to know if she is better off today than 3 years ago.


34 posted on 06/20/2012 4:39:47 PM PDT by DrDavid (George Orwell was an optimist.)
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To: HungarianGypsy

Rice, cheap white bread, peanut butter, macaroni & cheese, .89 hot dogs and generic soup. That’s our diet nowadays.


35 posted on 06/20/2012 4:42:48 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: nothingnew

nothingnew, I saw the deterioration of public education firsthand. I retired from teaching after 31 years in 1999 and it had gradually changed over that period of time. From what my former students who are now teachers/school administrators tell me, it has changed drastically since I retired. Thankfully we still have a lot of sane teachers who didn’t drink the kool-aid in our local system.


36 posted on 06/20/2012 4:52:06 PM PDT by bamagirl1944 (That's short for Alabama, not Obama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Actually they are referring to CENTRAL and SOUTH AMERICANS.

Like J. Leno opined last week:

“The only ones better off than they were 4 years ago are the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay”.


37 posted on 06/20/2012 4:57:42 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 Let's start from scratch by voting ALL incumbents out.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Better off Dead!


38 posted on 06/20/2012 5:04:10 PM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Say it long enough and loud enough and some people will believe it! Its MSM moves to re-elect Obama that all.


39 posted on 06/20/2012 7:43:16 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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