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  • Election 2008: State of the Race (Rove already calling it for Obama)

    11/04/2008 9:10:23 AM PST · by meandog · 19 replies · 3,539+ views
    Karl ^ | 11.4.08 | Karl Rove
    The final Rove & Co. electoral map of the 2008 election cycle points to a 338-200 Barack Obama electoral vote victory over John McCain tomorrow, the largest electoral margin since 1996. All remaining toss-up states have been allocated to the candidate leading in them, with Florida (27 EV) going to Obama, and Indiana (11 EV), Missouri (11 EV), North Carolina (15 EV), and North Dakota (3 EV) going to McCain. The two candidates are in a dead heat in Missouri and North Carolina, but they go to McCain because the most recent polls conducted over this past weekend show him...
  • Karl Rove Projects Obama Victory [Obama would win 338 electoral votes...]

    11/04/2008 8:27:34 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 107 replies · 7,224+ views
    Karl Rove Projects Obama Victory @ 11:16 am by Hill Staff Karl Rove, the Republican strategist who engineered two successful elections for George W. Bush, projected Barack Obama would win the Electoral College in his final election analysis. Rove, who has been tracking the race with predictions throughout the cycle, estimated that Obama would win 338 electoral votes, while Republican nominee John McCain would win 200.
  • Poll of Polls: Obama ahead, last-minute gains for McCain

    11/04/2008 7:24:00 AM PST · by pissant · 39 replies · 3,630+ views
    CNN ^ | 11/4/08 | staff
    CNN’s latest state polls of polls show Sen. Barack Obama holding the advantage in the final hours of voting — but McCain making small last-minute gains in some key battlegrounds. In Florida, where the polls close at 8 p.m. ET, CNN's new poll of polls shows Obama leading John McCain by 2 points, 48 percent to 46 percent. The last poll of polls, released Saturday, also showed Obama head by 2 points. In Indiana, a historically Republican state up for grabs this cycle, the GOP nominee is leading his Democratic counterpart by 2 points, 48 percent to 46 percent. CNN’s...
  • Ode to a female Ronnie Reagan........(Sarah Palin: the real Messiah)

    11/04/2008 7:44:55 AM PST · by IrishMike · 19 replies · 1,553+ views
    CFP ^ | Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | Jerry McConnell
    If there is one word in the English language that can drive a liberal to do crazy things right at this time, you can be sure it is “PALIN.” She pronounces it ‘PAYLYN’. Liberals are so steamed over that word that they have placed all emphasis on finding ways to destroy anything so labeled. The Internet is currently rife with doctored photos that are less than wholesome, and really, are almost as disgusting as the sleazy scumbags that have authored, or to be truthful, doctored, the pornographic images to make someone think that the result is a “PALIN.” But no...
  • Stand Up and Vote!............(and may God bless America)

    11/04/2008 7:30:23 AM PST · by IrishMike · 4 replies · 663+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Tuesday, November 4, 2008 | Jim O'Neill
    With the election at hand, I thought that a few historical quotes might be inspirational as we “gird our lions” and prepare to vote. “The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil Constitution, are worth defending at all hazards; and it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors: they purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and blood, and transmitted them to us with care and diligence. It will bring an everlasting mark of infamy on the present generation,...

    11/04/2008 6:52:57 AM PST · by connell · 14 replies · 1,078+ views
    Modern Conservative ^ | Christopher Cook
    1.Report fraud. If you experience anything, suspect anything, do two things:Immediately call 866-976-VOTE. Subsequently, send an email, so that a record can be built. 2. Do not listen to exit polls. They will not have any predictive value:If Obama is winning, they will show Obama winning.If Obama is losing, they will show Obama winning.3.Stay positive.This thing is tight as heck. Virtually all the movement is in our direction. Lots of battleground states are tied.The polls have been drastically wrong in the past. No poll matters anymore, except for the vote today. The undecideds will break McCain, and that may just...
  • Ted Nugent: Today's the Day

    11/04/2008 3:56:40 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies · 3,362+ views
    Human Events ^ | November 4, 2008 | Ted Nugent
    OK. This is it. The big day has arrived. Do or die. The moment of truth, the big Kahuna, where “we the people” of the one and only experiment in self-government in the history of humankind get to step up to the plate and give it our best shot as individual participants in this grand "American Dream" of independence and autonomy. Election Day has arrived, my fellow Americans, and it is now that we shall see just what we are made of. Pull the lever, take your shot. There is no take two. I am as frustrated and disenfranchised as...
  • Sarah Palin RIPS Bankrupt Barack Obama A New One Over Coal (FULL VIDEO)

    11/03/2008 11:18:42 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 4 replies · 1,225+ views
    YouTube ^ | 11/3/08 | Sarah "Future President" Palin
  • "Sara's a Fighter": New Television Ad Made For Sarah Palin

    11/03/2008 9:22:40 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 11 replies · 909+ views
    Video here. A world of thanks to everyone who has supported Sarah throughout this election. Please continue to support her for the next four years and beyond. The hope of America is 44, Alaskan, and beautiful.
  • Sarah Palin Says Something Funny With Her Usual Charm

    11/03/2008 9:28:33 PM PST · by TheFourthMagi · 19 replies · 2,371+ views
    Video here.
  • [Drudge's featured]McCain Memo On Exit Polls Missing Point #6 (Important point!)

    11/03/2008 9:15:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies · 2,386+ views
    Wizbang ^ | November 3, 2008 | Steve Schippert
    The Drudge Report has published a McCain campaign memo advising members (and reminding them) about the historical inaccuracy of exit polling releases during Election Day. As we have seen in previous election cycles, the exit poll results do leak early and that ends up influencing the coverage of the race before even the first state polls close at 6:00 PM Eastern. However, we want to remind the campaign that the media's own post-election study of the exit polls in 2004 showed that the exit polls overstate the Democratic candidate's support. Therefore, we would discourage a rush to judgment based on...
  • What Could Go Wrong? (Pollster suggests polls may have non-response bias)

    11/03/2008 7:55:09 PM PST · by mathwhizz · 47 replies · 1,797+ views
    And the nightmare scenario for Democrats... What if those who refuse to take pollsters' calls -- remember, response rates for polls are usually less than 50% -- vote disproportionately for McCain? This concern is far from trivial, as even the most rigorous national surveys struggle to achieve response rates over 30 percent. And it is hard to know much for certain about those who do not respond because, obviously, we cannot interview them. One way that pollsters can study the potential impact of non-response is to look at the most difficult-to-interview respondents. In 1997, the Pew Research Center conducted an...
  • How McCain Can Win Electoral College And Lose Popular Vote

    11/03/2008 7:50:44 PM PST · by Michael Eden · 15 replies · 1,362+ views
    American Sentinel ^ | November 3, 2008 | Michael Eden
    There are a number of solidly blue large states that will drive up the tally of Obama's popular vote support. California, New York, and Illinois are examples of states that should easily go to Obama by huge margins. But winning one state by a big margin in an all or nothing state doesn't mean any more in the Presidential contest than winning that state by one single vote. We are a nation that decides Presidents by an electoral college system that is based on building a coalition of states that results in at least 270 electoral college votes. Any combination...
  • Mason-Dixon poll says presidential race still tight in Virginia

    11/03/2008 7:01:47 PM PST · by pissant · 43 replies · 1,506+ views ^ | 11/3/08 | Mike Sluss
    RICHMOND -- The presidential race in Virginia remains tight, and undecided voters hold the key to the outcome, according to a new statewide poll conducted for The Roanoke Times. Democrat Barack Obama holds a slim lead over Republican John McCain as both candidates make a final push to win Virginia's 13 electoral votes. Obama is making an all-out effort to become the first Democratic presidential candidate to carry Virginia since 1964, but the latest poll suggests he has not closed the deal. Obama leads McCain by 3 percentage points -- 47 percent to 44 percent -- in the survey conducted...
  • Media sweats over exit poll accuracy (FReep this DIGG!!!)

    11/03/2008 8:01:11 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 14 replies · 1,139+ views
    Digg ^ | November 3, 2008
    FReep this Digg!!! (We need FReepers to FReep the Vote over at Buzz too! Any volunteers???) Post your own links exposing ObamaNation on Digg, Buzz, Reddit, etc. Saturate these boards. They're massive and they are crawling with independents and undecideds. And don't post them all in one category, like politics or elections. Finally, repost your links on FR to we can put a protective FReep around them :o) For examples of how to do this, see my history. Let's use our combined FReeperPower to FREEP THE VOTE!!!
  • Court rejects NAACP suit, McCain files one, too (on military ballots)

    11/03/2008 8:01:35 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 739+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November 3, 2008 | Gary Emerling
    A federal judge Monday denied a request for Virginia officials take steps to reduce waits at polling places attended by minority voters, while the campaign of Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain filed a last-minute lawsuit hoping to garner more military votes from overseas. In a hearing in U.S. District Court in Richmond on a lawsuit filed last week by the Virginia State Conference NAACP and others, Judge Richard Williams denied the request that included extending voting hours and reallocating voting machines in Norfolk, Richmond and Virginia Beach. The suit alleged minority voters will be disenfranchised by the state's inadequate...
  • Ohio Coal Assoc Pres. Obama 'extraordinarily misguided'

    11/03/2008 6:53:08 PM PST · by Salena Zito · 27 replies · 2,286+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | November 3, 2008 | Salena Zito
    John McCain on Sen. Obama's dormant remarks on the coal industry: “We found out yesterday what Senator Obama really thinks about coal. In a new video talking about his policies on coal, he told the San Francisco Chronicle, “if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can; it's just that it will bankrupt them.” “Now, I believe we need to control emissions,” added McCain, “but I’m not going to let our coal industry go bankrupt. I’m not going to let coal workers lose their jobs and I’m not going to let energy prices increase even more for our families.”...
  • My Sarah Palin Experience

    11/02/2008 1:36:09 PM PST · by reasonisfaith · 25 replies · 1,343+ views
    Sarah Palin, smiling radiantly and standing several feet above the crowd in Raleigh, NC, said “You want me to sign that?” An apt question—I was surrounded by excited Palin supporters, all yelling frantically and holding out pink t-shirts and Palin photos for her autograph. The lady next to me shouted “For my daughter, Sarah!” In my pocket I had found a piece of sloppily folded script left over from the phone campaigning I had done just prior to the event. I held it toward Governor Palin, upward and through the barrier of angry looking Secret Service men. “Yes!” was my...
  • 'President Obama' could overturn marriage amendments

    11/03/2008 2:35:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 1,232+ views
    One News Now ^ | November 3, 2008 | Charlie Butts
    California, Arizona, and Florida have constitutional amendments on the ballot to ban homosexual "marriage." Liberty Counsel examines the Florida amendment as well as the repercussions of the federal election. Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel tells OneNewsNow the stakes are high in Florida because passage of a constitutional amendment requires 60 percent of the vote. "Right now the polls show about 57 percent in favor of the amendment. The good news is only 34 percent oppose the amendment," he explains. "There is an undecided factor in there. I believe that factor will swing for us when they go to the polls."...

    11/03/2008 2:08:14 PM PST · by mojito · 11 replies · 1,359+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11/3/2008 | McCain Campaign
    As we have seen in previous election cycles, the exit poll results do leak early and that ends up influencing the coverage of the race before even the first state polls close at 6:00 PM Eastern. However, we want to remind the campaign that the media’s own post-election study of the exit polls in 2004 showed that the exit polls overstate the Democratic candidate’s support. Therefore, we would discourage a rush to judgment based on the exit polls and wait until there has been a representative sampling of actual tabulated results from a variety of counties and precincts in a...