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2012 Iowa Republican Caucus (Cain 28% Romney 21% Paul 10%)
Rasmussen ^ | 10/20/11 | Rasmussen

Posted on 10/20/2011 9:18:58 AM PDT by justsaynomore

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Reflecting national trends, businessman Herman Cain has now jumped to the front of the Republican pack in Iowa.

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Iowa caucus-goers shows that Cain is in front with 28% followed by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at 21%. Congressman Ron Paul is a distant third at 10% followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 9%, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann at 8%, and Texas Governor Rick Perry at 7%. The sixth place finish for Perry is a sharp decline from early September when Perry was the frontrunner both nationally and in Iowa.


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To: justsaynomore

But that can’t be. We’ve been told his numbers are slipping! We were told that Perry redeemed himself and had a strong showing during Tuesday nights cat fight.


101 posted on 10/20/2011 12:01:03 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: lahargis

How was Huckabee doing in national polls for that time period?


102 posted on 10/20/2011 12:08:07 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: greatvikingone

Only one-third of the caucus-goers (32%) are certain of their vote and don’t expect to change their mind. Among these voters, 30% prefer Cain, 22% Romney, and 17% Paul.

Among those absolutely certain they will show up and participate in the caucus, Cain leads Romney 31% to 18%.

These numbers are great!


103 posted on 10/20/2011 12:14:00 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: sickoflibs; justsaynomore; Liz; palmer; South40; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; ...
>> Cain 28%, Perry 7%. Being a Perry-bot has GOT to hurt! <<

If the Perrybots continue their strategy of screaming "bigot!" "hater!!" and "purist!!!" at anyone who question's Perry's record and abilities, they'll soon end up in a "two-way race" with Huntsman. ;-)

104 posted on 10/20/2011 12:28:17 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Rick Perry, the governor with a heart... for illegal aliens.)
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To: frogjerk

Secondly, I don’t think Cain’s position is what you think it is when he says quite clearly that life begins at conception.
——————————————————>>>>>

Perhaps if you had bothered to actually listen to the interview live you would have heard him qualify his opposition to abortion by saying “the decision on whether to have an abortion comes down to a choice by a woman and her family.”

His actual words.


105 posted on 10/20/2011 12:30:41 PM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: justsaynomore
Perry still in single digits?

How's that comeback workin' for you La Raza Rick?

106 posted on 10/20/2011 12:31:00 PM PDT by South40 ('Heartless' since 1957)
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To: altura
The problem with illegals is that farmer conglomerates clearly have no morality when it comes to breaking the law and using them for casual labor.

The problem with Perry is also he teamed up with an amoral drug company to try to force Gardisil on the states young women. Sick.

107 posted on 10/20/2011 12:31:14 PM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: sickoflibs; South40; caww; Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears; TADSLOS; Condor51; stephenjohnbanker; ...
PERRY DEAD LAST IN IOWA CAUCUS Perry jumped to the top without saying a word....but when he started talking, he crashed and burned fast....

Perry strutted on-stage, slapped down "heartless" conservatives....and it's been nothing but bad news for him 24/7.

How very gratifying that Perry was hoisted on his own petard----he got on all fours, all puckered up, and sucked up to Mexico, La Raza and illegals........stupidly thinking he could force Americans into this posture.

Perry's condemnation of 71% of Americans who want something done about illegals proved to be his downfall.

108 posted on 10/20/2011 12:35:25 PM PDT by Liz (The rule of law must prevail. We can’t govern ourselves by our personal point of view.)
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To: BillyBoy

Perry vs Huntsman——perfect together. LOL.


109 posted on 10/20/2011 12:37:26 PM PDT by Liz (The rule of law must prevail. We can’t govern ourselves by our personal point of view.)
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To: altura
Let me educate you a little on illegal aliens. I do not condone illegals. They are lawbreakers. But they are here because they would rather live in the United States than in Mexico.

I really don't give a crap where "they or you would rather live". If they are here AS ILLEGAL ALIENS my position is get them out and it is a matter of political will.

Too many "I'm not a bleeding heart, mean as a snake" people, take the same, liberal bleeding heart position as you just did.

With President's like obummer, GWB {while strong on defense} was as big a tex-mex pussy as are perry and you.

Living in a border state, you become used to the ILLEGALS and make excuses for your soft spot because they are close to you.

You are part of the problem but you want to blame it on anyone else, because it's too hard to admit that overlooking little things for the past 40 years lead us into this mess.

This didn't happen overnight, it was when your parents generation knew that Pablo was here ILLEGALLY, but was such a good guy that they gave him a job.

Then Pablo brought his wife and kids, and they needed to go to school or the doctors and on and on and on....

110 posted on 10/20/2011 12:38:22 PM PDT by USS Alaska
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma; justsaynomore

What he is saying is that as President he can’t force his beliefs onto the rest of the citizens of this country. If the Presidency allowed for waving a wand and abolishing abortion, I think Reagan would have done that. Its going to take the Supremes to overturn Roe v Wade.

If you want a Presidency that can FORCE their beliefs onto the citizens, then stop whining about Barak/Michelle Obama.


111 posted on 10/20/2011 12:42:22 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: New Jersey Realist
Perhaps if you had bothered to actually listen to the interview live you would have heard him qualify his opposition to abortion by saying “the decision on whether to have an abortion comes down to a choice by a woman and her family.”

His actual words.

I'll just say this as succinctly as possible. LIAR!

112 posted on 10/20/2011 12:42:31 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I should have pinged you to #111


113 posted on 10/20/2011 12:48:53 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: editor-surveyor

They’ve done away with tv, radio and newspapers as well and have gone green, relying on the pony express.


114 posted on 10/20/2011 12:53:42 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: BillyBoy; justsaynomore; Liz; palmer; South40; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; ...
RE :"If the Perrybots continue their strategy of screaming "bigot!" "hater!!" and "purist!!!" at anyone who question's Perry's record and abilities, they'll soon end up in a "two-way race" with Huntsman. ;-)'

I think you mean these birds :

(Need to replace 'Palinista Attackus' with 'Cainista ThreeNineus' )

115 posted on 10/20/2011 12:56:28 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: altura
I do not condone illegals. They are lawbreakers. But they are here because they would rather live in the United States than in Mexico.

I'd rather live in Buckingham Palace, but what would happen if I snuck in there and started living there?

116 posted on 10/20/2011 1:04:16 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: USS Alaska

You really are mean as a snake, aren’t you?

Pussy?

Pablo?

Look at the guidelines == no personal attacks, no racisism or violence.


117 posted on 10/20/2011 1:05:05 PM PDT by altura (Perry 2012)
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To: Sam Gamgee

Gardisal again?

You’re really out of weapons, aren’t you people?

I see the same things posted again and again, explained again and again, refuted again and again.

But I guess that’s all you got.

Have a nice day.


118 posted on 10/20/2011 1:07:34 PM PDT by altura (Perry 2012)
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To: justsaynomore

I have an inkling Cain is Peroting Perry for Mittens. If it’s true, Herman is deluded that Mittens will give him the Veep slot. I have yet to see that Mormon hug any Amish...


119 posted on 10/20/2011 1:13:07 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: USS Alaska
With President's like obummer, GWB {while strong on defense} was as big a tex-mex pussy as are perry and you.

Woohoo! Tell us what you really think!

Cain/USS Alaska 2012

LOL

120 posted on 10/20/2011 1:13:45 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: StAnDeliver
I have an inkling Cain is Peroting Perry for Mittens. If it’s true, Herman is deluded that Mittens will give him the Veep slot.

Why would the clear front runner want to be VP for a far trailing loser? Doesn't make any sense.

121 posted on 10/20/2011 1:21:14 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: InterceptPoint
"I note the /sarc but organization is, I hear, very important in Iowa. If the polls hold steady until January then it seems entirely plausible that Romney’s superior organization and deeper pockets could eat into that 8 point advantage enjoyed by Cain. Romney could still win Iowa."

He probably will, and in doing so will be touted by Fox and the MSM as having 'vanquished' Cain -- which is just wrong, but becoming rather clearly part of the overall plan.

There are undeniable factums going by under the radar every day -- the populace blinded by the dopey snipe hunt / Beltway kabuki / fugly pageant that is the GOP primary run-up thus far -- that confirm this. The Masters of the Universe don't pay to lose, they pay to play. The fix is in:

"Obama has hauled in $3.9 million from the finance, insurance and real estate sector so far this year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. But he’s been outpaced by GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has received $7.5 million from the sector.

Goldman Sachs employees – who contributed more than $1 million to Obama in the 2008 election cycle — are now spending more on Romney than Obama, according to CRP. Goldman Sachs employees, along with their spouses, have contributed $352,200 to Romney."


122 posted on 10/20/2011 1:48:09 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: InterceptPoint

. Congressman Ron Paul is a distant third at 10% followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 9%, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann at 8%, and Texas Governor Rick Perry at 7%.

How many of these will go to Cain vs Romney?


123 posted on 10/20/2011 2:08:32 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: CPT Clay
Congressman Ron Paul is a distant third at 10% followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 9%, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann at 8%, and Texas Governor Rick Perry at 7%. How many of these will go to Cain vs Romney?

Cain and Newt have commented on their likes for one another. I think Cain would benefit from Newt. I also think Cain would benefit from Bachmann.

If Bachman and Newt are out, where do Perry's votes go? I don't see them going to Romney, do you? Yeah, me either. So, I think Cain will benefit from Perry. So, that leaves Paul. That's a mixed bag, but since Cain at least wants to do something about taxes, Cain might benefit from Paul at least to a degree. You left out Santorum, and while not much, I think Cain benefits from Santorum. Romney probably benefits from Huntsman, fortunately, that would be minuscule. jmo

124 posted on 10/20/2011 2:17:43 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: sickoflibs

He really did not burn as fast as he should have. But the RINO-led, Demrat Party-controlled GOP and the Marxist propaganda organ’s shilling for him made him seem bigger than he ever was.


125 posted on 10/20/2011 2:41:46 PM PDT by dools0007world
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Bump to a good, timely post.


126 posted on 10/20/2011 3:04:57 PM PDT by FourtySeven (When does the race card run out of credit?)
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To: Pride in the USA

127 posted on 10/20/2011 3:19:14 PM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: Netizen
CAIN RELEASED THIS STATEMENT

“Yesterday in an interview with Piers Morgan on CNN, I was asked questions about abortion policy and the role of the President.

I understood the thrust of the question to ask whether that I, as president, would simply “order” people to not seek an abortion.

My answer was focused on the role of the President. The President has no constitutional authority to order any such action by anyone. That was the point I was trying to convey.

As to my political policy view on abortion, I am 100% pro-life. End of story.

I will appoint judges who understand the original intent of the Constitution. Judges who are committed to the rule of law know that the Constitution contains no right to take the life of unborn children.

I will oppose government funding of abortion. I will veto any legislation that contains funds for Planned Parenthood. I will do everything that a President can do, consistent with his constitutional role, to advance the culture of life."

128 posted on 10/20/2011 3:35:03 PM PDT by justsaynomore (Cain 2012 - http://teamcain.hermancain.com)
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To: justsaynomore

Thanks I just reposted it here

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2795674/posts?page=49


129 posted on 10/20/2011 3:40:35 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: lahargis

Four tickets out of Iowa, two out of New Hampshire!


130 posted on 10/20/2011 3:48:19 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: Netizen

>> “relying on the pony express.” <<

.
I guess they’re still waiting for the results of the Lincolin/Douglas debates?


131 posted on 10/20/2011 3:49:21 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: justsaynomore

Due to the shifting racial balance in this country, and the fact that those increasing groups are the true racists, a Cain/Rubio ticket could theoretically capture the White House for 16 years.

Just in theory, not saying it’s going to happen.


132 posted on 10/20/2011 3:54:37 PM PDT by waus (FUBO UFCMF, Just in case I stuttered, FUBO)
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To: altura; Sam Gamgee
>> “I see the same things posted again and again, explained again and again, refuted again and again.” <<

.
Just not honestly.

Nothing about the Gardasil EO fiasco has in any way been ‘refuted’ except the alleged ‘explanation.’

In addition, the FDA has just released info on 65 more deaths from the vaccine, most of which involved massive neurological damage, and repetitive seizures.

133 posted on 10/20/2011 3:57:32 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: editor-surveyor

This is a movement to sexualize our teenage daughters and profit a greedy drug company, using its connections to sleezy government leadership. Is there any way to boycott Merk?


134 posted on 10/20/2011 4:06:59 PM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: editor-surveyor

No, but they will get the results of the Iowa caucus 3 weeks later! lol (I was agreeing with you)


135 posted on 10/20/2011 4:09:03 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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136 posted on 10/20/2011 4:19:21 PM PDT by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: editor-surveyor

That is ridiculous. so now you’re citing bogus statistics and FDA stuff. please.

No child in Texas was given gardisal. Rick Perry thought it was a good idea but always gave parents an opt out.

It is still being promoted by the medical community as a safe and effective vaccine for girls.

Other states are considering it. The lie that it has caused neurological damage has been refuted.

Anyway, it didn’t happen. So, apparently that IS all you got.


137 posted on 10/20/2011 4:21:25 PM PDT by altura (Perry 2012)
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To: sickoflibs; All

” Amazing how Perry jumped to the top without saying a word then started talking and crashed and burned fast.”

Looking forward to the day Perry drops out.


138 posted on 10/20/2011 4:23:01 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Can’t happen soon enough, bet he drags it out though


139 posted on 10/20/2011 4:37:01 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: lonevoice; Pride in the USA

140 posted on 10/20/2011 5:35:10 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: justsaynomore

But But But Perry supporters told me that he was rebounding....roll eyes. Thank God Cain is winning!!!!!!


141 posted on 10/20/2011 6:11:02 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator

GO CAIN GO!


142 posted on 10/20/2011 6:14:55 PM PDT by rintense (ABO is not a winning strategy.)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma

Shut up you old bag. Really Perry is 7 percent. It IS over for him.


143 posted on 10/20/2011 6:23:17 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: altura; USS Alaska

Alaska,
Poor Perry supporters can dish it but can’t take it.....so weak. Thank God their worthless liberal Perry fraud is sinking so fast. He would be a dismal President. Buck up altura.....weak weak weak.
Bob


144 posted on 10/20/2011 6:38:14 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: altura; editor-surveyor

So, apparently that IS all you got.

Only the tip of the iceberg there altura. That is why liberal Perry is falling on his face. Perry is so incompetent. Only the liberal could have 40 percent in the polls and the minute he opened his mouth lost 37 percent of his support........HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! I have never been happier.


145 posted on 10/20/2011 6:41:54 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator
You Cain/Palin people are very rude. You have no reason to call me an old bag. Just because I have supported Perry doesn't mean I have a closed mind about the rest of them.

I know it is a foreign concept to some of you but I want us to choose the strongest candidate possible to take on Obama. It doesn't have to be Perry, even though I like his record.

Now, would you like to be a gentleman/lady and apologize?

146 posted on 10/20/2011 6:46:39 PM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma

Are you serious? You are bashing Cain by using liberal sources and you think you are above the fray? Are you really serious?


147 posted on 10/20/2011 6:50:41 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator
I did not bash Cain. I posted an article. I know many of those mentioned in the article and they are very conservative people and I believe the article is factual. Take it or leave it, that's your choice but I tell you I have not posted all I could.

Again, I am not afraid of the truth be it about any of our candidates. We need to make a wise choice.

148 posted on 10/20/2011 6:58:28 PM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: justsaynomore
I've been watching and reading about the Cainster since he announced his candidacy. I joined his campaign 2 weeks ago, donated what I could for now and am awaiting instructions from the CA rep for Cain. (I may be waiting awhile :). I got sucked into Romney last primary because I listened to Hugh Hewitt. Then I had to vote for McCain vs the ZerO. Nobody’s perfect but I connect with Cain and his common sense approach, willingness to say I don't know, his sense of humor, and the fact he isn't a political animal is more of a plus than anything to me. I believe he is smart enough to install a cabinet with his type of political animal to help him navigate thru the shark infested waters of governments, lobbyists and political power plays.
149 posted on 10/20/2011 7:37:22 PM PDT by RacerX1128
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To: justsaynomore

The PPP is not reliable for polling. it is a liberal group.


150 posted on 10/20/2011 8:08:24 PM PDT by Grey Eagle
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