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Who Will Tell BO: Missouri's vote last night was a big Biden deal?
Missouri Secretary of State ^ | August 4 2010 | The people of Missouri

Posted on 08/04/2010 1:28:41 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Just a few short months ago, it was Joe Biden, as B.O. basked in the adulation of media and political class approval.

The American people didn't like it, of course: they said so in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Virginia.

The HEARTLAND of America spoke last night: Missouri REJECTED Obamacare by a vote of the people: 71% to 29%.

Who has the job this time of going tippy-toed into the Messiah's office this time, and telling him the truth? (Not that he cares about the truth.)


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: healthcare

1 posted on 08/04/2010 1:28:44 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

All the Major Socialist media will try to ignor it. They will blame everything from Global Warming to Bush to Racism.


2 posted on 08/04/2010 1:36:15 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: screaminsunshine

As Obama sinks, his followers may lash out. They haven’t gotten the goodies they were promised. They’re going to be told by the media that it’s because of racist white people. Obama will either let this stand without comment, or he will be an active participant.


3 posted on 08/04/2010 1:41:22 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: screaminsunshine
The NYT is already trying to minimize it by saying that Republicans turned out in disproportionately large numbers because of more hotly contested primaries.

That begs the question: why didn't Democrats turn out in disproportionately large numbers to show their fervent support for Obamacare?

4 posted on 08/04/2010 1:44:10 AM PDT by behzinlea
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To: behzinlea

The socialists Obamulans will be in overdrive to minimize the damage. They are so disgusting. Ugghhh!


5 posted on 08/04/2010 1:47:59 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: behzinlea; All
After some research, I see that SHANNON COUNTY (the poorest county in Missouri) voted 75% to 25% to reject ObamaCare.

The New York Slimes can suck it.

6 posted on 08/04/2010 1:51:26 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: behzinlea
The NYT is already trying to minimize it by saying that Republicans turned out in disproportionately large numbers because of more hotly contested primaries.

Even they have got to know how lame that sounds.

Grasping at straws.

7 posted on 08/04/2010 1:53:14 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I think the fact that there are more total votes (for and against = 938,782) on the Prop C issue than there are total votes (votes for all candidates = 898,784) for the “most important” statewide elected position (Senator) shows that the Prop C victory wasn’t just a fluke of a large turnout to vote for Senatorial candidates. This was the major issue in most peoples minds!


8 posted on 08/04/2010 2:05:34 AM PDT by FairWitness (Everything is easy, once you've done it once)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Does it really matter to the “I won” socialist and his gang of thugs who voted this into law? Our only hope may be the courts and I don’t think that will be an easy win with the likes of kagan sitting on the court.


9 posted on 08/04/2010 2:09:24 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: SoFloFreeper
71% to 29% Prop C passes.

A landslide against 0bamascare in a state that went for McCain by only 4,000 votes some 21 months ago.

0bama's failures just keep stacking up.

10 posted on 08/04/2010 2:11:03 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: SoFloFreeper; Pride in the USA
After some research, I see that SHANNON COUNTY (the poorest county in Missouri) voted 75% to 25% to reject ObamaCare.

This is absolute perfection. I cannot wait to hear Rush, Laura Ingraham, et al. talking about it this morning. It'll be a grand day in talk radio land.

11 posted on 08/04/2010 2:34:34 AM PDT by lonevoice (I can see November from my house!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“After some research, I see that SHANNON COUNTY (the poorest county in Missouri) voted 75% to 25% to reject ObamaCare.”

Shannon County is a rural area in the Bible Belt. In 2000 population of Shannon County was 95% white, 0.17% African American, 1.83% Native American, .05% Asian. The demographic makeup of the county does not reflect the country at large, nor does it reflect the demographic makeup of poor urban districts on the east and west coast of the US where there are people who have lived in poverty on government subsistence for multiple generations. Likely those poor urban districts would vote overwhelmingly for Obamacare.


12 posted on 08/04/2010 2:50:50 AM PDT by Soul of the South (When times are tough the tough get going.)
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To: TYVets

Far more votes were cast in the MO Republican primary than in the Demo primary too. Doesn’t always mean anything but it still is a good sign. Same thing with the Mich. governor primary too.


13 posted on 08/04/2010 3:21:51 AM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: freeangel

I visited an uncle-in-law a few weeks ago who I adore. But...

He’s more on the liberal side of moderate except on the health care issue. I was appalled to hear how little merit he puts in the popular feelings towards health care, and totally believes his definition of “doing the right thing” trumps the law. Public opinion be damned! Obamacare was the right thing to do, even if grossly imperfect.

It made my stomach turn...


14 posted on 08/04/2010 3:39:05 AM PDT by Per-Ling
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To: SoFloFreeper

But, Reid will come forward and say, ‘’you didn’t read the fine print’’, you’re not permited to reject this law, that’s the way we wrote it,,,,sucker, remember when Peeeelosi said ‘’it is important to pass this law so we can find out what’s in it’’. Well, you’re finding out,,,,sucker!!!


15 posted on 08/04/2010 3:39:42 AM PDT by Waco (From Seward to Sarah)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hillary is jumping for Joy


16 posted on 08/04/2010 3:49:03 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: FairWitness

This is interesting,now I am more confused why Republican candidates all across the Country are not out Beating this drum,Their strategy is to keep quiet and let the Democrats destroy themselves,fine, but there are some races that are close and this is a NO brainer,with this issue and immigration where there is proof now the Government has Blood on their hands in the Drunk Driver case where a Nun was Killed ,just read this from the memo and tell me the policy is not in effect and not just for information purposes,
“This memorandum offers administrative relief options to… reduce the threat of removal for certain individuals present in the United States without authorization,” it reads.

Also: “In the absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, USCIS can extend benefits and/or protections to many individuals and groups by issuing new guidance and regulations, exercising discretion with regard to parole-in-place, deferred action and the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA), and adopting significant process improvements.
There it is In Black and White the Administration has BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS ON THIS ONE


17 posted on 08/04/2010 3:57:34 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: SoFloFreeper

I have never seen such a broad-scale expression of voter opinion. Of Missouri’s 114 counties, only 2 voted with Obama, and those were the inner counties of the Kansas City and St. Louis metro areas. Every other county voted to reject ObamaCare (tm). In one county in northern Missouri, the vote was 89.2% against.

This is an enormous reputation of the center piece of the left, not to mention of Obama. I noticed on an early CBS radio news program that this vote outcome was the last news item mentioned, and a very brief one at that. The Left is going to be in denial. That is the only way they will be able to nullify Missouri’s vote to nullify.

Let me also say that this shows there is a big difference between the BHO administration and that of Roosevelt. FDR intruded on the free enterprise economy on such a massive scale that business was prevented from recovering as long as he was alive. And FDR had the support for that intrusion for many of the early years of his terms in office.

When the only voters in a swing state who support the major plank of the party in power are the voters of the parasitic class, and when every other class repudiates that plank, the Dems have a MAJOR problem.

Maybe Senator Claire McCaskill was right: The reason the voters do not embrace the health care law is just because Dems have just not explained well enough. No, rather, the voters understand it all too well. I hope this Missouri vote is a good indicator of what we can expect to see in November.


18 posted on 08/04/2010 4:44:40 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: theBuckwheat

I wish both those chump senators in Maine were running.


19 posted on 08/04/2010 4:51:44 AM PDT by Mouton
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To: theBuckwheat

An early example of liberal (er, “progressive”) denial of the meaning of the Prop C vote:

http://www.examiner.com/x-5738-Political-Buzz-Examiner~y2010m8d3-Missouris-Proposition-C-innaccurately-being-sold-as-a-referendum-on-health-care-reform


20 posted on 08/04/2010 4:54:07 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: behzinlea

“That begs the question: why didn’t Democrats turn out in disproportionately large numbers to show their fervent support for Obamacare”?

...uh, couldn’t get the buses to the prisons in time?


21 posted on 08/04/2010 4:59:22 AM PDT by albie
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To: freeangel
Our only hope may be the courts and I don’t think that will be an easy win with the likes of kagan sitting on the court.

I've been thinking about this. At some point the states may just have to tell the Federal government, SC, Executive branch and Congress, "Stuff it, come enforce your laws." When the government retaliates, with their tried and true method of threatening to with hold funds, the states should just keep all the Federal tax revenues they collect, to make up the shortfall.

The last time I checked, my state, Missouri, got back less per dollar than it sent to DC. So, we would be better of for it, IMO. Let the Federal government fund the military, and all the liberal hand out programs on their own, and see how quickly they become compliant to the wishes of the states.

22 posted on 08/04/2010 5:05:25 AM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: behzinlea
That begs the question: why didn't Democrats turn out in disproportionately large numbers to show their fervent support for Obamacare?

Oh, there you go again-using logic.

23 posted on 08/04/2010 5:14:59 AM PDT by libertylover (The problem with Obama is not that his skin is too black, it's that his ideas are too RED.)
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To: Turbo Pig

......the states should just keep all the Federal tax revenues they collect,.....
just how do you propose they do that? Attach federal bank accounts?


24 posted on 08/04/2010 5:17:10 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: bert
just how do you propose they do that? Attach federal bank accounts?

If the cash is passing through the state treasury office (which a huge portion does), then the state can get it's hands on it. I'd also say that all the way down to the county level, the state has the ability to choke off Federal funds and keep Federal employees from trying to directly collect revenues.

25 posted on 08/04/2010 5:24:48 AM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: theBuckwheat
The Dems clearly need to go on the offensive and go forth and tell all about 0care. Especially the reduction in Senior benefits and the possibility of jail time for “offenders”.
26 posted on 08/04/2010 5:27:56 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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To: Soul of the South; All
The demographic makeup of the county does not reflect the country at large, nor does it reflect the demographic makeup of poor urban districts on the east and west coast of the US where there are people who have lived in poverty on government subsistence for multiple generations.

So you're saying the MIDWEST has a different makeup than the east and west coast? Damn. Thanks. ;-)

Likely those poor urban districts would vote overwhelmingly for Obamacare.

Except your premise is not reflected in even those areas of Missouri that DO look like the "east and west coast". Look at the link: Kansas City and St. Louis have large urban populations. And how did they vote? While Prop C did fail in those areas, it DID NOT FAIL "overwhelmingly": even about 42% of THOSE voters want to overturn B.O. healthcare.

My point, still valid, is that Democrats always say they speak for the POOR people in our nation. Well, this election showed they DO NOT speak for the poorest people in Missouri.

27 posted on 08/04/2010 6:09:50 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: TYVets

This really is a big deal. With votes coming in the primaries on rejecting Obiecare in other states, this will resonate.


28 posted on 08/04/2010 6:57:26 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: behzinlea; Steely Tom
The NYT is already trying to minimize it by saying that Republicans turned out in disproportionately large numbers because of more hotly contested primaries.

Surprised they didn't blame BUSH or shout racism!

29 posted on 08/04/2010 7:21:22 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: TNCMAXQ
Far more votes were cast in the MO Republican primary than in the Demo primary too.

Democrat Ike Skelton has been elected to 16 consecutive terms since 1976 to the office of US Representative 4th District of Missouri.

Yesterday 80,000 votes were cast in the republican primary in the 4th district of Missouri. Only 32,000 votes were cast in the democrat primary in Skeltons district (Ike got about 26,000).

The 2 leading republicans (Vicky Hartzler 36,000 votes and Bill Stouffer 26,500 votes) received more votes than Ike did in "his district".

16 consecutive terms and Ike only gets 1/3 the votes of the total cast in the republican primary! Democrats voting in the republican primary?

Some republican "experts" feel Hartzler is a far weaker candidate that Bill Stouffer when going head to head with Skelton. Hartzler won because of crossover votes ?

Will the same 3 to 1 ratio of votes be the same in November? Only time will tell.

30 posted on 08/04/2010 10:16:08 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: Northern Yankee
This really is a big deal. With votes coming in the primaries on rejecting Obiecare in other states, this will resonate.

A landslide of this magnitude is a very big deal.

With weak and corrupt leadership in Washington, the words States Rights will be heard increasing across the nation.

Let us pray the words will be followed by deeds that bring about real change for betterment of the average American.

31 posted on 08/04/2010 10:29:43 AM PDT by TYVets
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