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  • She Once Thought Obama Was the Messiah. Now She Says ‘He Lied About Everything’ (Video)

    07/15/2014 7:51:32 PM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 58 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 07-15-2014 | Gina Cassini
    by Gina Cassini | Top Right NewsIn October 2008, she made an emotional statement that quickly became iconic in the presidential race -- both to Obama's swooning fans and his lambasting critics. Peggy Joseph said this, minutes after an Obama speech in Sarasota, Florida, just days before the election...
  • Billings (Montana) Gazette Reverses Op-Ed Obama Endorsement: Obama Earned the Low Ratings ...

    07/08/2014 7:47:27 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies
    Billings Gazette ^ | June 27, 2014 | Billings Gazette
    Gazette opinion: Obama earned the low ratings Sometimes, you have to admit you're wrong. And, we were wrong. We said that things couldn't get much worse after the sub par presidency of George W. Bush. But, President Barack Obama's administration has us yearning for the good ol' days when we were at least winning battles in Iraq. The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal polls show that Americans are giving Obama lower marks than in 2006 when Iraq was going poorly for Bush and a tepid response to Hurricane Katrina sunk Bush's ratings. It's not that popularity polling should be the final...
  • Any stories of Obama buyer's remorse?

    05/27/2014 11:31:09 PM PDT · by eekitsagreek · 33 replies
    Just wondering if anyone has stories of people with Obama buyer's remorse. I am not talking about those who are dedicated leftists, but those who are more of the moderate or independent minded voter who now regret having voted for him once or twice. In my case, I met a woman who was absolutely taken by the way Obama spoke so eloquently. She was sure this man would change things for the better. She really believed that a new era had begun. Now that she has seen what Obama has done, she has really regretted voting for him and is...
  • CNN: Dems Have Been Privately Uttering 'Scathing' Criticisms of President Obama For Some Time

    05/25/2014 11:05:57 PM PDT · by kingattax · 32 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 25, 2014 | By Tom Blumer
    At the Weekly Standard this morning, Daniel Halper noted a CNN panel discussion wherein the network's John King and guest Maggie Haberman of the Politico discussed how furious many Democrats are with President Barack Obama's leadership, especially in connection with the Veterans administration scandal. The broadcast also reveals that the Beltway press corps has been aware of Democrats' misgivings about Obama's leadership for some time. We sure haven't heard much about it, have we? This is noteworthy because the press eagerly broadcasts evidence of disagreements among Republicans and conservatives, and rarely does so when there is disunity on the left....
  • Democrats turning on Obama in (semi) private

    05/25/2014 2:38:56 PM PDT · by kingattax · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 25, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Wow, it’s finally happening. Democrats are catching on and turning on President Obama, at the moment off-the-record, but that won’t last for long if another midterm “shellacking” takes place in early November. Daniel Halper reports in The Weekly Standard. CNN's John King reports that Democrats are privately calling President Obama "detached," "flat footed," and "incompetent." If King is hearing about it, then it isn’t completely private. Maybe “off the record” and “not for attribution,” but not private when a journalist gets wind of it.
  • Poll: 71% of Obama voters, 55% Democrats 'regret' voting for his re-election

    02/18/2014 10:50:27 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 77 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/18/14 | Paul Bedard
    Over seven in 10 Obama voters, and 55 percent of Democrats, regret voting for President Obama's reelection in 2012, according to a new Economist/YouGov.com poll.
  • Poll: 71% of Obama voters, 55% Democrats 'regret' voting for his re-election

    02/18/2014 8:10:50 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 60 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 18,2014 | PAUL BEDARD
    Over seven in 10 Obama voters, and 55 percent of Democrats, regret voting for President Obama's reelection in 2012, according to a new Economist/YouGov.com poll. Conducted to test the media hype about a comeback by 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, the new poll found voters still uninspired by Romney, but also deeply dissatisfied with Obama who has so far failed to capitalize on his victory over 15 months ago. The poll asked those who voted for Obama's reelection a simple question: “Do you regret voting for Barack Obama?” — Overall, 71 percent said yes, 26 percent no. — 80...
  • Any Stories of Obama Buyer's Remorse?

    01/12/2014 8:08:37 AM PST · by eekitsagreek · 28 replies
    Anyone know anyone who voted for Obama and now regrets it? I would imagine there would have to be a few since the scandals, Obamacare, Eric Holder, unemployment, etc. Or are Obama votes simply delusional and/or not willing to admit they made a catastrophic mistake?
  • Millennials Jump Ship over Obamacare Bait and Switch

    12/18/2013 5:36:56 AM PST · by grundle · 19 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | December 5, 2013 | Edward Morrissey
    It took long enough for the demographic that will pay the most for Obamacare to finally figure it out. Now that the wealth transfer from younger and healthier adults to older sicker ones through Obama’s mandating of unneeded comprehensive insurance for the latter has become clear, millennials have not just steered clear of the health care exchanges – they’re steering clear of Barack Obama and the Democratic Party now, too. For the past two months, Barack Obama’s approval numbers have slid for both his performance and his personal qualities. This week, the Real Clear Politics average of his overall approval...
  • Popular Obamacare provision is causing 'sticker shock' for some

    11/07/2013 5:48:43 PM PST · by grundle · 21 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov. 6, 2013 | Julie Appleby
    When setting premiums for next year, insurers baked in bigger-than-usual adjustments, driven in large part by a game-changing rule: They can no longer reject people with medical problems. Popular in consumer polls, the provision in the health law transforms the market for the estimated 14 million Americans who buy their own policies because they don’t get coverage through their jobs. Barred from denying coverage, insurers also can’t demand higher rates from unhealthy people and those deemed high risks because of conditions including obesity, high blood pressure or a previous cancer diagnosis. But the provision also adds costs. To a larger...
  • Canceled health insurance plans add to angst of change

    11/02/2013 8:50:35 PM PDT · by knak · 27 replies
    seattle times ^ | 11/2/13 | lisa stiffler
    Bill Fullner has reached his breaking point. It started with the letter from his health-insurance company informing him it was canceling his plan and offering him a new one that’s nearly twice as expensive. Then the 60-year-old retiree from Mount Vernon heard about more people like himself with canceled plans and soaring premiums. Finally, he spent hours on the phone and computer trying — and failing — to find a new option that he likes. “This whole experience has converted a lifelong Democrat into a foot soldier for the Republican Party,” Fullner said.
  • Sticker Shock Often Follows Insurance Cancellation

    11/02/2013 7:12:48 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 47 replies
    AP ^ | 11/2/13 | Kelli Kennedy
    MIAMI (AP) -- Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect ... The Griffins, who live near Philadelphia on the Delaware border, pay $770 monthly for their soon-to-be-terminated health care plan with a $2,500 deductible. The cheapest plan they found on their state insurance exchange was a so-called bronze plan charging a $1,275 monthly premium with deductibles totaling $12,700. It covers only providers in Pennsylvania, so the couple wouldn't be able to see the...
  • “I SPENT TWO YEARS DEFENDING OBAMACARE … I HAVE NOW LEARNED THAT I WAS WRONG.”

    10/29/2013 4:42:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 89 replies
    Catholic Vote ^ | October 29, 2013 | JOSHUA MERCER
    Meet Sue Klinkhamer.She worked in the office of Representative Bill Foster, a Democrat from Illinois. Her boss voted for Obamacare and she was a proud defender of Obamacare, too. “I spent two years defending Obamacare. I had constituents scream at me, spit at me and call me names that I can’t put in print. The congressman was not re-elected in 2010 mainly because of the anti-Obamacare anger. When the congressman was not re-elected, I also (along with the rest of our staff) lost my job. I was upset that because of the health care issue, I didn’t have a job...
  • Rude Awakening: Californians 'Shocked' by Premium Increases, Dropped Coverage

    10/28/2013 11:41:04 AM PDT · by South40 · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Oct 28, 2013 | Guy Benson
    Barack Obama waltzed to victory in California last year, trampling Mitt Romney by 21 percentage points. For many middle class families in the Golden State, Obamacare's chicken are coming home to roost. A few weeks back, we highlighted some priceless quotes from Bay Area residents who are reassessing their views on the president's signature law. One man said he'd been "laughing" at Republicans...until his saw his new premiums. Another offered this pitch-perfect distillation of the tension between feel-good liberalism and economic reality: "Of course, I want people to have health care. I just didn't realize I would be the one...
  • Daily Kos Blogger: Obamacare Will Double My Premiums

    10/15/2013 3:42:34 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 74 replies
    National Review ^ | October 15, 2013 | By Avik Roy
    Tirge Caps, a blogger at Daily Kos, says that in 2013, pre-Obamacare, he pays $150 a month for a health insurance plan from Kaiser. His wife pays $168. However, under Obamacare, their rates will nearly double, to $284 and $302, respectively: Read the comments section to see how Tirge’s compadres reacted to his situation.
  • Obamacare's Website Is Crashing Because It Doesn't Want You To Know How Costly Its Plans Are

    10/14/2013 10:45:35 AM PDT · by boatbums · 64 replies
    Forbes.com ^ | 10/14/2013 | Avik Roy
    A growing consensus of IT experts, outside and inside the government, have figured out a principal reason why the website for Obamacare’s federally-sponsored insurance exchange is crashing. Healthcare.gov forces you to create an account and enter detailed personal information before you can start shopping. This, in turn, creates a massive traffic bottleneck, as the government verifies your information and decides whether or not you’re eligible for subsidies. HHS bureaucrats knew this would make the website run more slowly. But they were more afraid that letting people see the underlying cost of Obamacare’s insurance plans would scare people away.
  • North Carolinians Shocked By The Size Of Insurance Premium Increases Caused By Obamacare

    10/07/2013 9:21:56 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 63 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | October 7, 2013 | By John Hawkins
    How many Americans are being smashed by these same sort of crushing financial blows because of Obamacare? Across North Carolina, thousands of people have been shocked in recent weeks to find out their health insurance plans will be canceled at the end of the year – and premiums for comparable coverage could increase sharply. One of them is George Schwab of Charlotte, who pays $228 a month for his family’s $10,000 deductible plan from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. In a Sept. 23 letter, Blue Cross notified him that his current plan doesn’t meet benefit requirements outlined...
  • Disappointed Obamabots wake up to find they have to pay a fee for not having health insurance

    10/01/2013 5:38:14 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 52 replies
    Twitter is blowing up right now with tweets from disappointed Obama voters who woke up this morning and realized that instead of getting “affordable healthcare,” they instead have to pay a fee for not having insurance.
  • The Millennial Generation Is Abandoning Liberalism

    09/04/2013 6:29:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/04/2013 | Chriss Street
    The media claimed that conservatives must become more moderate or face permanent irrelevancy after the supposedly solid liberal millennial generation of 18-29 year olds that overwhelmingly supported reelection of Barack Obama. These dire warnings reminded me of the media geniuses who proclaimed after Jimmy Carter's presidential victory in 1976 that the 18-29 year olds of the Baby Boomer generation would always vote as a liberal bloc. Four years later, Baby Boomers abandoned liberalism and began reliably voting as Ronald Reagan conservatives for the next three decades. As Millennial support of President Obama has plummeted this year, it is liberalism that...
  • This liberal now opposes Obama

    09/02/2013 3:46:02 PM PDT · by RogerWill · 54 replies
    Quad-City Times ^ | September 1, 2013
    This liberal now opposes Obama As a liberal who voted twice for Obama, I have now reached a point of opposition to him. One of my reasons is a resentment of his having played the race card too many times. The result is that his presidency is hurting race relations. Another of my reasons is that he shows no knowledge of how to create jobs for minorities or anyone else, but he knew how to bail out the big banks, and he knew how not to prosecute any of their officials. Also, Obama expanded provisions of the Patriot Act, and...
  • Matt Damon: Obama 'broke up with me'

    08/09/2013 7:29:40 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies
    Matt Damon: Obama 'broke up with me' By Cameron Joseph - 08/09/13 09:50 AM ET Actor and former Obama fan Matt Damon isn't happy with the president. "He broke up with me," Damon tells BET. "There are a lot of things that I really question, the legality of the drone strikes, and these NSA revelations. Jimmy Carter came out and said 'we don't live in a democracy,' that's a little intense when an ex-president says that, so he's got some explaining to do, particularly for a constitutional law professor." Damon was a big supporter of Obama during his 2008 campaign,...
  • Do you know anyone with Obama buyer's remorse?

    08/08/2013 10:47:53 PM PDT · by eekitsagreek · 107 replies
    Just wondering if anyone knows of anyone who now regrets having voted for Obama. I know a few who voted for him twice and now deeply regret doing so. It seems like every week I have an "I told you so!" moment and-to be honest-I have been pretty merciless on them, labeling them as "low information voters" (but with harsher language), holding them partly responsible for the debacle that is going on right now, and remarking that they should not have the right to vote until they have a better grasp of the issues (and of the consequences for having...
  • Howard Dean Admits Obamacare Includes Death Panels, Wants Them Repealed

    07/29/2013 12:39:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 58 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    When Congress debated Obamacare, pro-life advocates and Republicans like Sarah Palin were castigated for claiming the government-run health care program would include death panels that would ration health care treatment. Now, former presidential candidate Howard Dean has essentially admitted they were right and is calling for the repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). In a Wall Street Journal op-ed Monday he called the IPAB “essentially a health-care rationing body” that he believes will fail. “There does have to be control of costs in our health-care system. However, rate setting — the essential mechanism of the IPAB — has...
  • Obama Is Losing the White Working Class

    07/23/2013 12:58:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 56 replies
    newrepublic.com ^ | 7/23/13 | NATE COHN
    One of the funny things about electoral politics is that you can’t always have the coalition you want, or even the coalition you think you’ll get. When the Democratic Leadership Council was thinking about how to rebrand the party in the late '80s, most figured they’d win back white southerners, like Jimmy Carter and every prior successful Democrat. But the new Democratic coalition was built on disaffection with conservatives, which was most pronounced along the coasts. So while the Republicans can dream of whatever coalition they want, the next successful Republican coalition will be built by capitalizing on disaffection with...
  • Moderate Democrats are quitting on Obamacare (Washington Post-ABC News poll)

    07/23/2013 10:10:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 72 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/23/2013 | Scott Clement
    <p>The landmark health-reform law passed in 2010 has never been very popular and always highly partisan, but a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that a group of once loyal Democrats has been steadily turning against Obamacare: Democrats who are ideologically moderate or conservative.</p>
  • Poll Shows President Obama’s Support Slipping Among California Voters

    07/23/2013 7:45:25 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 13 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | July 23, 2013 | CBS/AP
    SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — A new Field Poll finds that support for President Barack Obama has slipped 10 points in the last five months among California voters.
  • Union leaders: ObamaCare will “destroy the very health and wellbeing” of America’s working class

    07/15/2013 2:55:02 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 19 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | posted at 12:01 pm on July 15, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Bear in mind that Big Labor went to bat for ObamaCare in a big way throughout the months-long debate over its passage. When Tea Party activists demonstrated to raise opposition to the legislation, unions like the Teamsters counterprotested, sometimes violently, in an attempt to intimidate conservatives into acquiescence. Unions spent big money in the 2010 election hoping to protect Democrats from the consequences of their votes on ObamaCare, arguing that the bill would help the working class by sticking it to insurers and fat cats. Now that the law is about to be implemented, though, it suddenly looks awful to...
  • Germans Loved Obama. Now We Don't Trust Him.

    07/02/2013 11:39:08 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 2 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 6/30/2013 | 7/2/2013
    BERLIN -- IN May 2010, I received a brown envelope. It was a CD with an encrypted file containing six months of my life. Six months of metadata, stored by my cellphone provider, T-Mobile. This list of metadata contained 35,83o records. That's 35,830 times my phone company knew if, where and when I was surfing the Web, calling or texting... The metadata of 80 million Germans was being stored, without any concrete suspicions and without cause... In the end, the Constitutional Court [of Germany] ruled that the implementation of the European directive [allowing this] was, in fact, unconstitutional... Given our...
  • Daily Kos, Democratic Underground Blast "Sociopathic," "Evil" Obama

    06/24/2013 10:55:37 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 51 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/24/13 | Aurelius
    To say that the Daily Kos, Democratic Underground, and other progressive sites have carried the water for Obama since he emerged on the national stage is a drastic understatement. They've covered up lies, downplayed scandals, accused Republicans of everything from rape to murder, and through it all declared Barack Obama as one of their greatest heroes. It takes a lot to turn the opinions of blinded sheep like these. And while they have yet to awaken to who the President really is, the NSA scandal and the government's stance on Edward Snowden has started to make them hate the man...
  • Obama Fooled the Hip-Hop Community

    06/13/2013 12:18:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    The Root ^ | June 13, 2013 | Erik Nielson
    Erik Nielson, writing at the Huffington Post, says that President Obama deceived many who supported him during his first presidential campaign, including hip-hop artists. He says that Obama's policies haven’t helped the minorities who elected him to office. There was something remarkable about seeing rappers pledge their support to a mainstream presidential candidate, especially given the history of antipathy between national politicians and hip hop. And, of course, there was something equally remarkable about watching a future president embrace hip hop culture. Indeed, whereas politicians on both sides of the aisle had made a political tradition out of demonizing hip...
  • Edward Snowden: I mistakenly believed in Obama’s promises

    06/09/2013 2:04:20 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 208 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Sunday June 9, 2013
    Edward Snowden, the self-revealed whistle-blower at the National Security Agency, explains that part of the reason he decided to come forward was because President Obama did not roll back the surveillance measures put into place by the Bush Administration. “A lot of people in 2008 voted for Obama. I did not vote for him. I voted for a third party,” Snowden said in an i nterview with the Guardian. “But I believed in Obama’s promises. I was going to disclose it [but waited because of his election]. He continued with the policies of his predecessor.” Snowden acknowledged that he watched...
  • The Honeymoon is Over: Half of Americans Want to See Obama Impeached.

    05/22/2013 6:39:16 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 55 replies
    Tea Party News Network ^ | 05-22-2013 | Todd Cefaratti
    I would like to take you back to a time not too long ago. Think back to 2008 and early 2009 and recall the nauseating Obama-hysteria that made Beatlemania look tame by comparison. Children’s books were written about the gloriousness of Barack Obama and the cult-like worship took on an unsettling momentum
  • Labor unions break ranks with White House on ObamaCare

    05/21/2013 6:46:59 AM PDT · by Sopater · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/21/13 05:00 AM ET | Kevin Bogardus
    Labor unions are breaking with President Obama on ObamaCare. Months after the president’s reelection, a variety of unions are publicly balking at how the administration plans to implement the landmark law. They warn that unless there are changes, the results could be catastrophic. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) — a 1.3 million-member labor group that twice endorsed Obama for president — is very worried about how the reform law will affect its members’ healthcare plans. Last month, the president of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers released a statement calling “for repeal or...
  • Roofers union calls for Obamacare's repeal

    04/16/2013 3:09:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/16/13 | Sean Higgins
    The United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers is reportedly the first union to officially call for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The health care law is prompting some serious buyer’s remorse in Big Labor, which worked hard on behalf of the administration to pass it: The union’s statement can be found here. The full text is below: United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers International President Kinsey M. Robinson issued the following statement today calling for a repeal or complete reform of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA):
  • Obamaphone Lady: "Öbama lied to us"

    01/15/2013 2:39:04 PM PST · by GlockThe Vote · 48 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=38nEispWqG8 How does it feel now sucker!
  • (VANITY) Know anyone with Obama buyer's remorse after the last election?

    01/15/2013 2:56:48 PM PST · by eekitsagreek · 38 replies
    I was curious if anyone here knows or has met someone who voted for Obama in the last election and now regrets it? Or, having voted for a third party due to not liking Romney (for whatever reason) and regrets that?
  • Hilarious: Obama Voters Furious About Tax Hikes

    01/07/2013 7:28:58 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 32 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 1/7/2013 | Kyle Becker
    Democrat voters received a dose of economic reality after their New Year’s hangovers wore off, when they looked down at their 2013 paystubs and saw not Obama bucks, but higher federal taxes. How misplaced was their trust in re-electing defender of the middle class tax-raiser President Obama? Workers making $30,000 will take a bigger hit on their pay than those earning $500,000 under the fiscal cliff deal. And Democrats are seeking $1 trillion more in tax “revenue” by the end of this year. Now, it’s not nice to laugh at other people’s shock and surprise, but this is about as...
  • Crushed unicorn dreams: Why is my paycheck less turns to Obama vote regrets, ‘I should have

    01/06/2013 11:42:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    twitchy ^ | 1/6/13 | staff
    Meet Virginia @VAisforlovas But really how am I ever supposed to pay off my student loans if my already small paycheck keeps getting smaller? Help a sister out, Obama 4 Jan 13 Reply Retweet Favorite Oh, dear. The harsh reality of crushed unicorn dreams and the bitter smell of regret. As Twitchy reported, Americans started noticing that Obama’s “fair share” claims weren’t so fair and many were shocked … shocked … that their first paychecks of the year were smaller. Jessica Lynn @gekka_88 I have a friend who voted for Obama publicly complaining about the new #SS tax raise. I...
  • Anybody feeling a sense of regret among Obama voters

    11/07/2012 6:14:47 PM PST · by BelleAl · 222 replies
    I spent a great time talking to my sweet, but sometimes clueless daughters about the impact of this election. They tend to see themselves as more progressive - pro gay marriage, global warming, etc... (before you guys flame away, please know I did my best -- this is college academic influence on them). The sense I get from them and from my conversations today with friends and acquaintances, is that there seems to be a overwhelming atmosphere of regret or to be more graphic and explicit...an oh s__t, what did we just do attitude. I don't see an in-your-face hurrah...
  • OBAMA'S CLEVELAND RALLY ATTENDANCE 20X LOWER THAN 2008

    11/03/2012 11:36:53 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 61 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3 Nov 2012 | JOHN NOLTE
    Last night, in the cold and with long lines, 30,000 people showed up in Ohio to see Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. That same day, Obama attracted a meager 2,800. But enthusiasm for President FailureTeleprompter can be judged by more than comparisons with Romney. In 2008, at his last stop in Cleveland, a Democrat stronghold, Obama attracted 80,000 people. This morning, at his last 2012 stop in that same city, Obama could only attract 4,000. Team Obama will spin, as they have throughout the campaign, and tell their stenographers in the Corrupt Media that they've intentionally chosen smaller, more personal...
  • Obama Crowd Sizes 'Not Impressive'

    11/02/2012 8:15:16 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nov.1, 2012 | http://cdn.breitbart.com/mediaserver/Breitbart/Big-Government/2012/Obamas/obama-disappointed-reuters
    President Barack Obama today drew crowds of 2,600 in Green Bay, Wisconsin and 4,500 in Las Vegas, Nevada, a far cry from the nearly 80,000 people who showed up for a campaign rally of his during the last week of the 2008 campaign in Fairfax, Virginia. New York Times reporter Mark Landler said the crowd sizes were "Not impressive for the last week of a campaign."
  • Obama Supporter 4 years later

    11/03/2012 10:12:40 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 3 replies
    Good anti-Obama ad. Obama Supporter Interviews Herself 4 years later.
  • Camille Paglia, who voted for Obama in '08, delivers a fine rant about why she's not voting for...

    10/29/2012 9:19:27 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies
    althouse.blogspot.com ^ | October 26, 2012 | Ann Althouse
    Camille Paglia, who voted for Obama in '08, delivers a fine rant about why she's not voting for him this time. She's interviewed on video here, by Glenn Reynolds. Most of the interview is about art in America and her new book "Glittering Images" (which I just bought, in Kindle). But in the end, she's asked why she's not voting for Obama — she's voting for Jill Stein — and out flow the words, which I started transcribing without knowing how long she'd go on. I kept transcribing, because it was all such great material, so here it is (with...
  • Wall Street Gives Up on Obama and Roots for Romney

    08/29/2012 6:42:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Fiscal Times ^ | 08/29/2012 | By YUVAL ROSENBERG
    As Mitt Romney accepts the Republican Party’s presidential nomination this week, he will try to convince voters across the nation that he has the executive experience and business savvy needed to strengthen its economy – and that he’s the best person to lead the country. Americans may be evenly divided on that question – Romney leads President Obama 47 percent to 46 percent in a new Washington Post/ABC News poll of registered voters – but Wall Street has already made its presidential preference clear. After supporting Obama in 2008, financial firms and the people who work at them have lined...
  • Republicans for Change - Davis, Scott, West, Love

    08/29/2012 3:05:17 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | August 28, 2012 | Fred Barnes
    “There seems to be a movement on the local and state level,” Scott said, of black Democrats who want “to align with their values” rather than with their history as Democrats. “We’ll continue to see that shift.” Artur Davis, a former Democratic congressman from Alabama, has been a Republican for only a few months. But his speech tonight at the Republican convention is important because he reflects a major theme of Mitt Romney’s campaign against President Obama and another theme promoted by the GOP. The Romney theme is that it’s okay to have changed your mind about Obama. Davis, an...
  • Former Obama Supporters Believe 'It's Time For A Change' (new video ad)

    08/24/2012 11:07:06 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 10 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | August. 24, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    Some Americans who voted for Comrade Obama in 2008, now want change they can believe in.
  • Caroline Kennedy's with Obamas after reported snubs (I cant's stand to hear his voice anymore)

    08/08/2012 3:35:02 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 8/8/2012 | Kerry Picket
    “It really annoyed Caroline when comparisons were made by the media between Michelle and Jackie. Caroline had a word for such comparisons; she called them ‘odious.’ She really got annoyed. And when she began to fall out of love with the Obamas, love was replaced by outright scorn. Now she says things about Obama like, ‘I can’t stand to hear his voice any more. He’s a liar and worse’” Ethel Kennedy, “the matriarch of the family,” similarly felt scorned, according to Klein. He tells a story of her invitation — extended to the First Family — being ignored by the...
  • JFK Daughter Caroline Kennedy on Obama:

    08/08/2012 9:21:21 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 30 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | August 8, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    If you'll recall, Caroline Kennedy was one of the more  fervent Obama supporters in 2008... more -here-  __________________________________________________________ h/t CST
  • Gallup: More 2008 Obama voters plan to switch sides than 2008 McCain voters

    08/07/2012 7:40:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/07/2012 | Rick Moran
    Yes, it's buyer's remorse and it will probably be one of the deciding factors in the race this year. Gallup: Eighty-six percent of voters who say they voted for Barack Obama in 2008 are backing Obama again this year, a smaller proportion than 92% of 2008 John McCain voters who are supporting 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Nine percent of 2008 Obama voters have switched to supporting Romney this year, while 5% of McCain voters have switched to Obama. The results are based on July 23-29 Gallup Daily tracking with more than 2,000 registered voters who reported voting in the...
  • Democrat States Moving to Romney (NH, WI, MN and MI)

    08/06/2012 6:18:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 6, 2012 | Ronald Kessler
    States that traditionally have been considered Democrat strongholds are now moving toward Mitt Romney, Bay Buchanan, a senior adviser to Romney, tells Newsmax. “When we came into this general election, it was assumed that the battleground states would be the same ones that they were in the past,” says Buchanan, who was treasurer of the U.S. under President Reagan. “Well what’s happened is a lot of the Democratic states are now looking like Mitt Romney could win them. They are now swing states.” That means that Democrats have to focus on an additional five states: New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and...