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Obama Battles To Win Military Voters
MyFoxLA ^ | May 26, 2012 | NewsCore

Posted on 05/26/2012 12:00:25 PM PDT by Innovative

In the last few weeks, President Barack Obama has reached out to military voters with the aim of slicing away pieces of what has been a reliable part of the Republican base.

The most recent Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows that presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney leads Obama among military voters, but by eight percent. That single-digit difference is significant and it follows on the heels of other polls showing Obama performing well among veterans, particularly veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho2012; bhodod; elections; military; militaryvote; obama; romney; veterans
Can's imagine how any military person or veteran can possibly vote for the most anti-military president in our history.

More detail in the WSJ article, to which the above article provides a link.

Battle to Capture Military Voters Is Joined

1 posted on 05/26/2012 12:00:41 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

Since I have members of my family and friends in the military, I have a hard time wrapping my head around any military person supporting BHO over anyone.


2 posted on 05/26/2012 12:07:20 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Innovative
Obama, the idiot, thinks if people in the military are dumb enough to believe his lies.

FUBO

3 posted on 05/26/2012 12:07:27 PM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: Innovative

Good luck with that, Skippy. He MAY get some Black military to vote for him but that’s about it.


4 posted on 05/26/2012 12:07:39 PM PDT by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: Innovative
He has the Navy “barrel boys” Army “barracks buggerers” Marine “Semper felatios” and Air Force “arse aces” in his corner.

Add to that the commies and Islamonazies in uniform and he has a chance;)

5 posted on 05/26/2012 12:09:18 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("If an Evil be politically correct--none dare call it Evil.")
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To: Gabrial
Obama, the idiot, thinks people in the military are dumb enough to believe his lies.

There, fixed it.

6 posted on 05/26/2012 12:10:39 PM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: manic4organic

42% of military voters support Obama.

I can’t imagine why, but this seems to be the case.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304707604577426500277446214.html?mod=WSJ_hps_LEFTTopStories


7 posted on 05/26/2012 12:14:53 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Innovative
Some of those near Fort Campbell noted that the defense budget cuts proposed by the Obama administration may make a career in the military harder to realize for young soldiers. They may ultimately mean more base closures and there have been rumblings from Republicans that schools on military bases may be cut.

All of which is to say that the Obama campaign might see a target of opportunity in the military vote,



Once again we see the insanity of the communist agenda "liberal progressive" thought process.

Only in their delusional version of reality does such "logic" of cutting throats and then perceiving that as an "opportunity" to gather votes make sense.



There is no cure for "liberal progressive" insanity.

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8 posted on 05/26/2012 12:20:01 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Innovative
Wall Street Journal/NBC poll

Take the numbers with a grain of salt


9 posted on 05/26/2012 12:20:55 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Innovative
Wait those massive budgets take effect. They are cutting the essentials and spending on high tech speed bumpers.
10 posted on 05/26/2012 12:21:28 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Innovative
Wait those massive budgets take effect. They are cutting the essentials and spending on high tech speed bumpers.
11 posted on 05/26/2012 12:22:08 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Innovative
Wait those massive budgets take effect. They are cutting the essentials and spending on high tech speed bumpers.
12 posted on 05/26/2012 12:22:08 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Innovative
42% of military voters support Obama.

To be more precise, a poll claims that 42% of military voters support Obama.
Probly best not to confuse a poll with reality.
13 posted on 05/26/2012 12:22:17 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (Our humin president is epidemy of changing his own pants. The future is of children.)
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To: Innovative
Wait until those massive budgets cuts take effect. They are cutting the essentials and spending on high tech speed bumpers. operator error!
14 posted on 05/26/2012 12:23:49 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: frankenMonkey

I’ll believe it when they don’t screw around with the military vote for this election.


15 posted on 05/26/2012 12:31:27 PM PDT by rocksblues (Obama, the biggest liar in the history of American politics!)
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To: rocksblues
Yeah, that would be an interesting conundrum for the rats.
Suppress the military vote that might (although highly unlikely) have votes for Obozo, or just throw them away like they usually do.
16 posted on 05/26/2012 12:35:40 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (Our humin president is epidemy of changing his own pants. The future is of children.)
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To: frankenMonkey

I think it’s probably safe to say that even zero doesn’t believe his own bullshit here. This is cover for whatever military ballot fraud chicanery they have cookin up.


17 posted on 05/26/2012 12:37:48 PM PDT by txhurl (AB would vote for Scott Walker.)
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To: Innovative

What percentage are black?


18 posted on 05/26/2012 12:42:27 PM PDT by italianquaker ( Mr Obama inherited an AAA rating and made it AA, thnx Resident Zero)
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To: Innovative

(1) Laying the groundwork for masasive fraud? Check.

(2) Military people not willing to commit career suicide by saying they’d vote against obastard to some anonymous caller? Check.


19 posted on 05/26/2012 12:43:08 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Innovative

It could be that military voters are similar to other voters in that some of them don’t see the big picture. They see the wars winding down, and that is good because troops get to go home—a relatively personal, shallow point of view, although we all wish them safely home.

They miss seeing the harm of defense cuts to our national security, which is more abstract.

How they can miss the endangerment to our troops by the blowing of our intelligence networks for campaigning purposes and the murderous changes to the rules of engagement is beyond me. That’s not as abstract.


20 posted on 05/26/2012 12:43:24 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: rocksblues

I want to know what percentage of the 42% are on the front lines?


21 posted on 05/26/2012 12:55:01 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Innovative

It shouldn’t be a complete mystery. People who join don’t shed their ethnicities upon serving. Asians, Blacks and Hispanics account for about 35% of the military. These tend to vote Democratic. Then there’s the usual contingent of white liberals who enlist.


22 posted on 05/26/2012 1:05:36 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Innovative

I don’t believe these polls, it is a Bold Faced Lie!


23 posted on 05/26/2012 1:05:42 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Innovative

Ain’t gonna happen.


24 posted on 05/26/2012 2:21:55 PM PDT by Afterguard
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To: Innovative
Really, Obama wants the Military vote? I have just one (1) word for that, NUTS!
25 posted on 05/26/2012 3:06:39 PM PDT by paratrooper82 (We are kicking Ass in Afghanistan, soon we will be home to kick some more Asses in Congress!)
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To: Innovative

Yeah, good luck with that, Obama. I’m salivating at the prospect of voting against you again.


26 posted on 05/26/2012 3:17:27 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: svcw

Their votes will be nullified or found to be invalid somehow - just like when AlBore ran for prez. Just wait. It will happen again.


27 posted on 05/26/2012 3:29:21 PM PDT by LFOD (Formerly - Iraq, Afgahnistan - back home in Dixie.)
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To: Innovative

Military vote? Since when does that matter? If you think you are losing, just stop the ballots from being counted. FL 2000.


28 posted on 05/26/2012 3:33:06 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft ( WHO WE ELECT AS PRESIDENT IS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS WHO THEY APPOINT.)
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To: huldah1776

Re; I want to know what percentage of the 42% are on the front lines?
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I spent two tours in Iraq mostly “out of the wire” and I don’t know of any obama voters. grrrr spit


29 posted on 05/26/2012 3:46:25 PM PDT by jesseam
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To: jesseam

Actually I got ahead of myself, President Bush was my CIC and not obama. Thank God


30 posted on 05/26/2012 3:50:48 PM PDT by jesseam
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To: Innovative
Facing the troops must be a terrible ordeal for him.


31 posted on 05/27/2012 12:49:55 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Innovative
Can's imagine how any military person or veteran can possibly vote for the most anti-military president in our history.

Probably because Romney and his cult are a bunch of cowards who haven't served in generations, missing WW I, WW II, Korea, Vietnam,and more.

I think even the Kenyan in the WH has a brother in law who served, but these Kolobians are way too special to put on a uniform.

32 posted on 05/27/2012 1:08:30 AM PDT by Rome2000 (WILLARD ROMNEY -- MORMON MELCHIDEZEK BISHOP -HIS FAMILY HAS AVOIDED MILITARY SERVICE FOR GENERATIONS)
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To: Rome2000

You can’t seem to be able to differentiate between someone who hasn’t served, but is patriotic (Romney) vs. someone who actively hates the military and the US and all it stands for (Obama).


33 posted on 05/27/2012 1:18:48 AM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft
I understand that the Scytl vote-counting technology was putatively developed so overseas (military) voters could have their votes counted. This could (I am thinking cynically) be part of a "cover story" development to bring in "military" votes to bring BO over the top. However, I understand that military votes tend to lean conservative/Republican, so there could be some tweaking going on.

The Federal Voting Assistance Program (see FVAP.gov) was developed to help U.S. uniformed military and overseas U.S. citizens vote absentee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Voting_Assistance_Program. Difficulty in processing overseas military ballots was cited as a factor in the 2008 election.

I hope the Scytl program isn't going to be brought to bear on it in some way.

34 posted on 05/27/2012 1:34:50 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: jesseam

I think something is amiss, and I am so glad you are home. Have a Blessed Memorial Day.


35 posted on 05/27/2012 9:32:27 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Innovative
Romney is so patriotic that his extended family cult(which he is a high priest in) has managed to run from fighting our nations wars going back to when they fled to Mexico to avoid getting arrested for polygamy.

Romney is a scumbag and snake oil salesman who would make P.T. Barnum blush.

Sucked every last dollar out of the companies they acquired and then filed for bankruptcy, ripping off the creditors in the process, that was their M.O., sure t's legal, but so is partial birth abortion.

Not to mention that he isn't any ideologically different than the skinny kenyan muslim faggot we have in the WH now.

I'll be not voting for either of these treacherous pieces of dog crap come November.

36 posted on 05/27/2012 4:48:58 PM PDT by Rome2000 (WILLARD ROMNEY -- MORMON MELCHIDEZEK BISHOP -HIS FAMILY HAS AVOIDED MILITARY SERVICE FOR GENERATIONS)
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