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OK it's Nov 2012 AND....
05 May 2011 | US Navy Vet

Posted on 05/05/2011 9:45:05 AM PDT by US Navy Vet

...does anyone here think that the events of the past week are going to have ANY effect on the Election?


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; election
I don't Nov 2012 is a LONG time from now.
1 posted on 05/05/2011 9:45:09 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

yes, they will show what a low-class incompetant boob Obama is

again


2 posted on 05/05/2011 9:45:53 AM PDT by Mr. K (this administration is WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY~!! [Palin/Bachman 2012])
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To: US Navy Vet
For what it is worth:

I think that Evita didn't do herself any good in the maladroit handling statements about Pakistan. If she needed any kind of a boost out of this whole thing, she didn't get it. She looks and sounds as lame as ever.

3 posted on 05/05/2011 9:47:35 AM PDT by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: US Navy Vet
For what it is worth:

I think that Evita didn't do herself any good in the maladroit handling statements about Pakistan. If she needed any kind of a boost out of this whole thing, she didn't get it. She looks and sounds as lame as ever.

4 posted on 05/05/2011 9:47:52 AM PDT by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Will not have an effect.

While it’s great that Obama pulled the trigger on the mission to get Bin Laden, those who oppose virtually everything else Obama has done as president will NOT consider voting for him just because he got Bin Laden.

And for moderate/swing voters, the state of the economy will have much more impact than the fact that Obama got Bin Laden a year and a half before election day.

Liberals will vote for Obama no matter what. Even those liberals who were shocked, just shocked, at celebrations of Bin Laden’s death.


5 posted on 05/05/2011 9:48:10 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: US Navy Vet

No, unless there are widespread or severe retaliatory strikes, especially in the US.


6 posted on 05/05/2011 9:50:16 AM PDT by matt1234 (Dreams from My Father II: Alien Sex Files)
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To: US Navy Vet

Did you see the unemployment numbers today? OBL will be a distant memory in a couple weeks.

I do see Hollywood making a movie for release a month before the Nov election about the OBL take down making Obummer look like Dirty Harry though.


7 posted on 05/05/2011 9:50:16 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: US Navy Vet

No. We are living in the American Idol, 24/7 news cycle and most people will forget this. I hate polls but when most people give credit to Bush and the military over Odumbo, it can be viewed as a “good” sign. Plus, whomever can ‘swift boat” the opposition in the final 3 months and make the message stick, will win.


8 posted on 05/05/2011 9:50:53 AM PDT by max americana (FUBO)
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To: US Navy Vet

Obama will push it as a reason to re-elect him and, as he is now, “helpfully forget” to mention the system Bush put in place that he opposed when runnin in 2008. The people will be so pissed about the economy and gas prices by then though (I dont see much of a recovery, if things dont get worse even) they won’t care


9 posted on 05/05/2011 9:50:59 AM PDT by wrhssaxensemble (Christie-West/Christie-Rubio 2012)
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To: US Navy Vet

No.

Sure it is a “Yeah US” moment but people are all ready starting to realize this has absolutely no effect on their day to day lives. Pretty soon they will back to worrying about their, and their kids futures.


10 posted on 05/05/2011 9:51:02 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving politicians more tax money is like giving addicts free drugs to cure their addiction)
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To: US Navy Vet

I think that by Nov 2012 $4 a gal gas and food inflation will have the electorate in a good-and-pissed-off mood. Maybe Nov 2010 was just a warm up.


11 posted on 05/05/2011 9:51:32 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

Agreed, let the liberals cheer all they want. Lord knows they can’t explain it.


12 posted on 05/05/2011 9:53:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: US Navy Vet

It depends on the economy in 2012. This will fade soon.

As long as the GOP nominates a competent, conservative authority figure, Obama will lose.

I don’t know who that candidate is yet. Col. Allen West would be great, but I don’t think he’s interested.


13 posted on 05/05/2011 9:55:10 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: US Navy Vet
No effect at all. Everyone will eventually realize that the military and intelligence organizations deserve all the credit for years of hard work and unwavering persistence to get OBL.

Obama just happened to be President went it went down.

14 posted on 05/05/2011 9:55:20 AM PDT by Keen-Minded
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To: US Navy Vet

$4.00 gas YES...OBL snuffed NOPE...NEXT!


15 posted on 05/05/2011 9:55:29 AM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: US Navy Vet

It doesn’t matter what happens in Nov 2012, since Dec 21, 2012 soon follows. Any victories we achieve will be short lived. /sarc off


16 posted on 05/05/2011 9:57:03 AM PDT by BushCountry (Make Love Not Kinetic Military Action)
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To: Mr. K
There may be some negative political fallout for Obama.

He's still trying to have things both ways. He's the guy who was going to fight a clean war that honored our principles, a guy who would never consider snatching a terrorist, holding him in a secret prison and pouring water up his nose to induce cooperation. He's also the badass dude that had UBL hauled out of a cozy bed and summarily shot. I'll bet the voters are going to have a hard time synthesizing those two pictures. Once the smoke clears, most people are going to look back on the UBL affair as further evidence that Obama is as phony as a three dollar bill. His eagerness to claim credit for the fruits of another man's labor isn't going to sit well.

That's a small part of the tsunami of problems that are likely to swamp Obama, but every little bit helps.

17 posted on 05/05/2011 9:58:27 AM PDT by fluffdaddy (Who died and made the Supreme Court God?)
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18 posted on 05/05/2011 9:58:46 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: US Navy Vet
This is going to have more effects on 2012 than anything.


19 posted on 05/05/2011 10:01:12 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The American taxpayer cannot support the tax and spend habits of DC.)
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To: US Navy Vet

He might try to release photos, etc. on Sep 11, 2012 but it would have a neglible effect.

His incompetence, lies, and socialist agenda will have too many people unemployed, dying for lack of adequate medical care, pissed off with no fuel for their vehicles or to heat their homes, and the cost of everything will be off the charts. Even a terrorist retaliation attack will be blamed on him and that’s whether the dickless GOP ties him to it or not.

FUBO & FAD


20 posted on 05/05/2011 10:01:15 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: US Navy Vet
Obama’s Osama bump will last less than 30 days.

If Obama continues to try to cash the Osama check, it will correctly be perceived as desperate political hackery.

21 posted on 05/05/2011 10:01:18 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: US Navy Vet
OK it's Nov 2012 AND...

Gas is $7/gallon

$200 buys you two bags of groceries

Unemployment is 5% (yet first time unemployment claims are 800,000 every week, go figure)

Another Bin Laden photo is released (this time he's waving from Mr. Toad's Wild Ride at Disneyworld)

John Boehner gives a press conference explaining why the GOP had to vote to increase the debt limit to nine obsquatumatillion, and then cries for twelve straight minutes as cameras roll

Obama campaigns for the 365th day in a row, telling people he needs another four years to finish what he's started
22 posted on 05/05/2011 10:04:02 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: US Navy Vet

None. All focus will be on the price of gas, the price of groceries, the unemployment rate, the national debt.


23 posted on 05/05/2011 10:09:29 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: US Navy Vet

Hopelessness is a horrible feeling to have. Many in this country have that feeling today, because of the Democrats.

We need a leader with American values, and a Congress that supports those values as well.

That should be our goal.

By Nov. 2012 I think it will be as this guy Obama isn’t going to change. He has his Leftist/Marxist marching orders, and they aren’t in cadence with America.


24 posted on 05/05/2011 10:10:09 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: US Navy Vet

...does anyone here think that the events of the past week are going to have ANY effect on the Election?

NOT AT ALL. Terrorism is not the biggest threat to National Security ANYMORE. It’s the increase in deficit spending.


25 posted on 05/05/2011 10:13:18 AM PDT by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

NO!

Obama will be lower than sea moss in a week as the news cycle catches up with the real time WH chaos, the multiples of story telling, and the golf game during the fete accompli.
Add to that the economy dump, unemployment numbers, food prices, gas prices, gas & oil drilling shut down, stratispheric taxation, crashing dollar, low stock profits and heat and electricity soaring.

Democrats have no intention of re-electing a CATASTROPHE. That is why Obama will lose. The elite media is starting to bail on him.


26 posted on 05/05/2011 10:18:54 AM PDT by RitaOK
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To: US Navy Vet

Yeah, it’s gonna be a landslide.

Against Obama.

Americans have just had enough of his chaos.

Osama making Obama more popular....BWAHAHAHAHAHHA

From one Muslim brother to another...BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA


27 posted on 05/05/2011 10:21:31 AM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: BushCountry
Actually, May 21st of this year is supposed to be the Rapture, as told to us from that church with the billboards, so we may not even be here to see the end of the Mayan calendar....
28 posted on 05/05/2011 10:25:16 AM PDT by An American in Turkiye
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To: US Navy Vet
Lets see... yes I'll vote for O and the LIBS -- I so missed the years of Carter that I want more years of it!!

/s(for those of you in Rio Linda)

29 posted on 05/05/2011 10:28:38 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Palin/Bachman 2012 (what will the NAGS say??? :-) ))
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To: US Navy Vet

Already a movie about the alleged bin Laden kill is in the works. Look for Hollywood to release it just weeks prior to the election for maximum pro-Obama effect.

The media and film production entities in this country hold incredible power and people have proven repeatedly they can be swayed by slanted messaging.

So...yes. The events of the past week will have a very large effect on the Nov 2012 elections.


30 posted on 05/05/2011 10:29:30 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Liberals will vote for Obama no matter what.


I don't think that applies to the primaries.

I think a late challenger will take the rat party nomination. The congressional super delegates all have knives sharpened...

31 posted on 05/05/2011 10:30:42 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: LostInBayport
John Boehner gives a press conference explaining why the GOP had to vote to increase the debt limit to nine obsquatumatillion

"OK..sniff...we'll agree to a google-dollar debt, but not a ..sniff...trillion more. We have a ..sniff...deal."

32 posted on 05/05/2011 10:37:25 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Imagine.... a world without islam.)
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To: ScottinVA

That’s our Sniffles. How did we get this guy? Once again, the GOP snatching defeat from the jaws of victory!


33 posted on 05/05/2011 10:51:46 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: US Navy Vet
Plenty of time to plan.


34 posted on 05/05/2011 10:58:29 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: US Navy Vet

I think that hard core peacers will remain less motivated to support BHO because of this. For any of the “gitmo” liberals, this is especially rough following the Libya invasion. Many will stay home, disgusted with politics in general.

Those elected Dems who lost in 2010 might wonder about maybe the assassination should have back happened in October 2010, which will contribute to a high-level discontent.

Obama’s I/me/mine style on this does not ring true, as folks know he objected to just about everything except the ending.

The only people who think this is huge are people who love BHO.

So yes, I think this will cost BHO about 3 points in the long run, and many of his most energetic supporters will pull back.


35 posted on 05/05/2011 11:22:33 AM PDT by wizard61 (Hack the Narrative!)
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To: US Navy Vet
Many young voters don't even remember who Osama was. I look for a double dip and inflation through the kazoo. Maybe even gas lines if we keep forbidding drilling. Black voters will be reminded that employment was better for them under Bush. I don't look for unemployment lower than 8% even in another year. The only Obamabots will be in Hollywood and basketball teams. The rest of us trying to eek out a living will throw his ass out. Whoever, and I mean whoever, the repubs pick will be president. It's scary to think of a Trump or Ron Paul, but if we don't get someone inspiring, it could be anybody. I can't believe it would be Romney, but you never know. My guess is Palin won't be running if she isn't in tonight's debate. Palin could generate some heat if she gets in.

As it sits now, someone from from the phone book could beat Obama in a few weeks.

36 posted on 05/05/2011 11:29:33 AM PDT by chuckles
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To: US Navy Vet

Think it will stay at $4? Here in WY we’re rising by the day. Based on Chu’s wet-dream vision for $7-8 a gallon fuel, I hope people will be outraged come November 2012. We can only pray that people remember what this buffoon has done to America and get his hopey-changey ass out of office.


37 posted on 05/05/2011 11:42:58 AM PDT by LadyShires
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To: US Navy Vet
Obama been Liberal
Hope Change

38 posted on 05/05/2011 12:00:39 PM PDT by JohnBovenmyer (JC Mark II: a month late and $2.3T short. Again!)
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To: US Navy Vet

I think it’s a silly question. I don’t think any events determine an election this far out.


39 posted on 05/05/2011 12:48:47 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: US Navy Vet

If it’s November 2012, we’re screwed, because Obama just killed Osama and we don’t even have a candidate......


40 posted on 05/05/2011 2:17:25 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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