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  • RNC Focus Group Blown Away by Donald Trump... Jr. (independents breaking for Trump big)

    07/20/2016 12:23:27 PM PDT · by GilGil · 50 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 7/20/2016 | Hannity
    On "Hannity" tonight, Frank Luntz spoke to a focus group of undecided voters about the Republican National Convention and the most impressive speaker they saw tonight: Donald Trump Jr. They described the son of the Republican presidential nominee as very sincere, charismatic, authentic, articulate and genuine. "The father should take lessons from the son," one man said. "He didn't tear anybody down." Several members said they wish that Trump Sr. was more coolheaded and less controversial like Trump Jr. They acknowledged, however, that a great child is testament to great parenting. "If Donald Trump would act at home the way...
  • Chris Rock's Message for Undecided White Voters: Obama Is Whiter Than Romney

    11/03/2012 12:16:29 PM PDT · by PittsburghAfterDark · 45 replies
    YouTube: Jimmy Kimmel Show ^ | November 2, 2012 | Chris Rock
    Chris Rock's Election Message to White People
  • Quit stalling, undecided voters. You now have all the information you need.

    10/24/2012 6:36:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 10/24/2012 | S.E. Cupp
    I’ve been told that when “Saturday Night Live” lampoons you, you’ve finally made it. Or, maybe that’s just what helps me sleep at night, as the recent victim/beneficiary of an “SNL” parody. The other possibility is that you’re so ripe for mockery, and your mere existence is so absurd, “SNL” can ignore you no longer. Undecided voters, I’m talking to you. The “SNL” parody of so-called undecideds has characters saying things like: “Before you get our vote, you’re going to have to answer some questions. Questions like, When is the election? When do we have to decide? What are the...
  • Was “Undecided” Questioner Catherine Fenton Former Media Coordinator of CodePink Long Island?

    10/16/2012 9:38:23 PM PDT · by TBBT · 15 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 10/16/2012 | Jim Lindgren
    How good was Gallup’s vetting of the questioners at the 2d Presidential debate held at Hofstra on Long Island? One explicitly feminist question was asked by undecided voter Catherine Fenton: And it’s Katherine Fenton, who has a question for you. QUESTION: In what new ways to [do] you intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace, specifically regarding females making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn? By a strange coincidence, there happens to be a Catherine Fenton who in 2008 identified herself as the Media Coordinator of CodePink Long Island.
  • The Most Important People In This Election…or Not.

    10/08/2012 5:03:33 PM PDT · by uptoolate · 5 replies
    THE 3 TABOOS ^ | 10/08/2012 | uptoolateagain
    The Most Important People In This Election…or Not Obama, Romney…Liberalism, Conservatism…Democrat, Republican…Pro-Choice, Pro-Life…Big Government, Small Government…Small Military, Huge Military…Keynesian Economics, Capitalism…Pro-Union, Pro-Business…you get the idea. There could NOT be any more stark difference in choices this election. Many have voice their choice in the polls…47% to 47% (+/- 2). So that leads me to a very interesting question. Who are these 4-6 percent called “The Undecided”? Better yet, what make up of mindset does one have to actually have to NOT be able to form a choice? How many Liberal, Pro-Life, Big Government, Huge Military, Pro-Business, Keynesian Economic Republicans can...
  • Poll: Uncommitted voters give Romney debate victory

    10/04/2012 10:19:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/04/2012 | Rick Moran
    I guess you'd have to be brain dead not to give the win to Mitt, but how about this surprise. CBS: More good news for the GOP nominee: 56 percent of those polled said they viewed Romney in a better light after watching the debate. Eleven percent said their opinion of him dropped, and 32 percent cited no change in opinion. Perhaps most promising for Romney, whose upper-class income has helped stifle his ability to relate to the "average American," the percentage of those polled who said they felt the former Massachusetts governor cares about their needs and problems spiked...
  • Who Could Possibly Be "Undecided?"

    09/26/2012 4:13:59 AM PDT · by Lexluthor69 · 32 replies
    The Silent Majority ^ | 09-26-12 | J.D. Longstreet
    I don't get it. How could any sentient American, after nearly four years of the reign of Obama, be "undecided" just 5 weeks before the election? How is that even possible? I don't buy it. I think they have already decided and just want the attention. Maybe not. It smacks more of the MsM's drive to depress GOP voters and convince republicans to stay home on election day than it does of the truth. But then -- what is truth? In a country as plugged-in and wired as America, it just seems impossible for anyone to have as much information...
  • Measuring the Undecideds (Will they finally swing to Romney, or Obama?)

    09/20/2012 5:32:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/20/2012 | Jim Geraghty
    For much of the year, head-to-head polls of President Obama and Mitt Romney have generated eerily consistent results: Obama garners a percentage in the high 40s but not at 50 percent, with Romney either tied or slightly behind. A small total — about 5 to 8 percent — remain undecided. Those voters could determine who wins the popular vote — and while the Electoral College vote and the popular vote can differ, it’s pretty rare. So how will those remaining voters end up splitting? Their refusal to back the incumbent suggests a disappointment with Obama’s record that is not easily...
  • Where Will The Undecided Vote Go? Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    09/19/2012 8:15:55 AM PDT · by Signalman · 3 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 9/19/2012 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss how the key to the election is to understand the undecided vote. Tune in!
  • Few Voters Are Truly Up for Grabs, Research Suggests (There are very few undecideds in this race)

    08/17/2012 7:08:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    New York Times ^ | 08/17/2012 | REBECCA BERG
    WASHINGTON — Curtis Napier, a 52-year-old father of two in Lima, Ohio, belongs to a much-discussed group of Americans that is far smaller than is often realized: He is a true swing voter. He voted for George W. Bush in 2004 and for Barack Obama in 2008. With three months remaining in the campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney, Mr. Napier said, “I may not just vote for either one of them.” About one-third of Americans describe themselves as independent voters, creating a widespread impression that a large group of Americans will provide the decisive swing votes in this...
  • Michelle: Undecideds 'Confused,' 'Knuckleheads' (black radio interview)

    08/10/2012 4:40:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | August. 10, 2012
    Tom Joyner Morning Show Interviews Michelle Obama
  • Latest poll shows Thompson in a dead heat, three-man race. (WI)

    08/02/2012 10:53:14 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 30 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 8-2-12 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON — It wasn’t too long ago that Tommy Thompson’s rival campaigns confessed that Wisconsin’s GOP U.S. Senate nomination was “Tommy’s race to lose. Looks like Thompson is obliging, if the latest polls are any indication. Of course, Wisconsin’s former four-term governor and Health and Human Services secretary under President George W. Bush, has had some help from his attacking Senate race competitors who have hit him, and each other, on all sides since the gloves came off last month. The latest poll from liberal-leaning Public Policy Polling shows multimillionaire and political newcomer Eric Hovde leading the four-man field of...
  • Rasmussen: Obama job approval among uncommitted voters at 20%; Update: Obama 44, Santorum … 45?

    02/04/2012 1:08:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Hotair ^ | 02/04/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    Some have suggested that Republicans could nominate a syphilitic camel in 2012 and still beat Barack Obama. (Hey, I’m willing to hear the camel out; what’s his position on taxes?) That sounded like hyperbole until Scott Rasmussen released this video today, discussing the internals of his head-to-head matchups in weekly tracking polls. Mitt Romney now ties Obama 45/45 in the latest three-day cycle, but the uncommitted voters — 420 respondents, 12% of their sample — have a distinctly sour take on the President: CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Note that this doesn’t equate entirely to “independents,” although I’d guess...
  • 80% of GOP primary voters still undecided

    10/26/2011 6:44:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/26/2011 | Rick Moran
    According to the latest CBS/New York Times poll, it's still anyone's ballgame. New York Times: "With the nation's first nominating contests just two months away, a large majority of Republican primary voters have yet to make up their minds about the candidate they would like to see as their party's nominee for president in 2012. About eight in 10 Republican primary voters say it is still too early to tell whom they will support, and just four in 10 say they have been paying a lot of attention to the 2012 presidential campaign, according to the latest New York Times/CBS...
  • Latest Results For 9 UNDECIDED US HOUSE RACES GOP+63

    CURRENT GOP 240 DEM 187 (GOP+61) 8 UNDECIDED based on reading 8 articles (one for each race)--see links below and full details in my comment PREDICTION GOP 243 DEM 192 GOP +64 vs last Congress WA-2 VA-11 CA-11 NY-25 IL-8 NY-1
  • Friedman: The country needs a Tea Party of the radical center (mushy moderates UNITE!)

    03/25/2010 12:02:06 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 40 replies · 567+ views
    NY Times via Houston Chronicle ^ | March 24, 2010, 12:25AM | THOMAS FRIEDMAN
    President Barack Obama's winning passage of national health care is both exhilarating and sobering. Covering so many uninsured Americans is a historic achievement. But the president had to postpone trips, buy off companies and cut every conceivable side deal to just barely make it happen, without a single Republican vote. If the Democrats now lose seats in the midterm elections, we're headed for even worse gridlock, even though we still have so much more nation-building for America to do — from education to energy to environment to innovation to tax policy. That is why I want my own Tea Party....
  • Different Americas

    11/03/2008 8:51:47 AM PST · by DIM1 · 307+ views
    Red State Blue ^ | 3rd of November 2008 | David Aronin
    Still undecided? Know someone who is? Please read and give to others: "...this piece is intended to serve as a quick reference for comparing the views of Sens Obama and McCain on key issues, and to do so from a conservative perspective."
  • Virginia Undecideds: 93% White, 75% Outside of No. Virginia

    11/03/2008 8:06:59 AM PST · by Bill Dupray · 8 replies · 1,101+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | November 3, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    In this post from yesterday, we called Virginia for McCain after the Mason-Dixon poll showed Virginia as a toss-up, with Obama leading 47-44, and a 4 point margin of error. The call was based on the fact that the percentage of undecideds are historically high and indications are they will break heavily for McCain. We found a little more information to support this theory.
  • Former Ron Paul Senior Aide & Bob Barr backer,makes plea to Libertarians to back McCain/Palin

    11/03/2008 5:07:09 AM PST · by PlainOleAmerican · 60 replies · 2,049+ views
    Right Side News ^ | November 3, 2008 | Eric Dondero
    I have been a lifetime Libertarian Party activist, for over 25 years. I've served in numerous capacities, including on the Libertarian National Committee, as a Libertarian State Rep. candidate, and as Ron Paul's Personal Travel Aide in his 1988 Libertarian Presidential campaign. I've also served as Ron Paul's Congressional Campaign Coordinator and as his Senior Congressional Aide for 7 years, 1997-2004. This election year, I've been supporting Libertarian Presidential candidate Bob Barr. As a matter of fact, I'm the very guy who recruited his running mate Wayne Root into the race. Since the Spring, I've been the Party's lead petitioner...
  • Would you wait 2 hours in line to vote for "Undecided"?

    10/31/2008 10:11:21 PM PDT · by Robert A. Cook, PE · 9 replies · 584+ views
    Self | 10-31-2008 | Robert A Cook PE
    Georgia has (for good or bad) "early voting", and I did my part: standing in line for 2-1/2 hours this week to vote. Most of the line was outside the building in the wind, all of it was uncomfortable. But .... How many "undecided" voters - people who even after 18 months of campaign propaganda from the MSM STILL haven't decided what course they want their country go on - would bother doing that? Would a person (particularly the very old or very young) who can't make up their mind until November 2 really want to leave their house or...
  • AP Is Shocked: Undecided Voters Are PUMAs, And They Don't Like Barry

    10/31/2008 8:59:17 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 36 replies · 1,788+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | October 31, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    And there are a lot of them. Patrick Campbell worries Barack Obama will raise his taxes but thinks John McCain will send people off to war. He says that leaves him leaning toward Obama ... maybe. "I'm split right down the middle," said the 50-year-old Air Force Reserve technician from Amherst, N.Y. "Each one has things that are good for me and things that are bad for me. And people like me." With the sand in the 2008 campaign hourglass about depleted, Campbell is part of a stubborn wedge of people who, somehow, are still making up their minds about...
  • Blue State 13% “undecided” could derail Barack Obama

    10/30/2008 5:31:26 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 49 replies · 2,332+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | Oct. 30, 2008 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Yesterday’s IBD/TIPPs poll reported an overall 9.2% “undecided.” This is a very high number at this point in any election cycle and should be worrisome for Barack Obama. But far worse is the reported 13% undecided in the very blue Northeast. If this number is right that’s Halloween scary and could spell defeat for Obama. If he can’t shake his “Undecided problem” in the deeply blue Northeast where Obama should have things wrapped up, he is in trouble. The Northeast is supposed to be Obamaland. IBD/TIPPs shows John McCain up 53/40 with just 7% undecided in the red Republican South...
  • Dear Undecided...Are you Kidding Me?

    10/23/2008 8:25:24 AM PDT · by The_Tick_01 · 9 replies · 646+ views
    The New Media Journal ^ | October 23, 2008 | JB Williams
    The 2008 presidential election will likely go down in history as the most important election of our generation. The two remaining choices have never been more obvious or opposite. Yet many Americans still seem confused about the choice they will make on November 4th. The BIGGEST Decision of our Generation â–Ş America is currently at war with numerous Islamic terror regimes operating in more than 60 countries, including our own â–Ş American soldiers are in harmÂ’s way, and though we seldom notice in our daily lives, so are millions of American civilians at present â–Ş America and the world are...
  • Undecided

    10/21/2008 4:17:00 AM PDT · by drellberg · 4 replies · 465+ views
    David Sedaris in Ann Arbor, MI ^ | October 16, 2008 | David Sedaris
    Apparently, the New Yorker does not allow links to its site; so my attempt to post an article by David Sedaris entitled "Undecided" was blocked. So instead I will tell of a reading that Sedaris did for a packed Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, MI last week. There he read this very same text, except that he explained that he had lobbied the NY very hard to use the term "human sh*t" rather than "platter of sh*t" when referring to John McCain. Apparently, that was just a bit toooo much for the NYorker editors. Otherwise, it was the identical text....
  • Obama Temptation and How To Combat It

    10/18/2008 10:39:29 AM PDT · by foutsc · 6 replies · 289+ views
    Nietzsche is Dead ^ | 18 Oct 08 | foutsc
    I have encountered a scarily large amount of middle-class, self-described moderate to conservatives who are seriously leaning to Obama. These are informed people who pay some attention to the news but who are not steeped in politics. Dane Stangler is a perfect example. His RCP article captures the conundrum quite well. Our job as conservatives is to talk them out of it with well-informed reasons. My conclusion on these people is twofold: 1) They suffer from Bush fatigue and want, *sigh* "Change." Face it. President Bush has worn out his welcome even among many of us who think is a...
  • Can't Decide! Stay Home

    10/17/2008 12:45:19 PM PDT · by DesertGOP · 4 replies · 290+ views
    Daily Press (Victorville, California) ^ | October 17, 2008 | Rick J. Radecki
    Is it not as troubling as it is frustrating that the fate of our country these days seems to lie in the hands of the electorate still on the fence, if you will, after all this presidential election cycle’s conventions, stump speeches, talking heads free-for-alls, new analyses and debates, and may go to the polls Nov. 4 without a clear conviction as to whom or which party could and should best lead this greatest nation on God’s green earth? Those infamous "undecideds" in this election whom — after watching these past three presidential debates (as well as the one and...
  • Rove: 45% Still Don't Think Obama Qualified to Be President

    10/17/2008 6:19:28 AM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 15 replies · 765+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | October 17, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    While most of us focus on national polls or battleground state polls, Karl Rove always raises one additional poll question. Is Barack Obama qualified to be president? On that question, Obama consistently does poorly, and he is not improving. This week also brought a reminder that Sen. Obama hasn't closed the sale. The Washington Post/ABC poll found 45% of voters still don't think he's qualified to be president, about the same number who doubted his qualifications in March. This is seven points more than George W. Bush's highest reading in 2000 and the worst since Michael Dukakis's 56% unqualified rating...
  • How does independent, just decided voter feel about Obama and "maim" stream media(long read)

    09/04/2008 10:30:41 PM PDT · by Vafud · 28 replies · 284+ views
    My name i'ld like to keep anynomous. I'm 19. I'm an independent, once undecided, moderate. I live in a liberal Maryland, one of my role model's is Martin King Jr., and though I used to be excited about Obama, I just can't think of ever putting him into a mayor office anymore. This may sound like a wierd oxymoron to some, but it's true. I wanted someone to hear my message. Everyone wants to know what the undecided voters wanted, and what effected their choices, well here's my story. My great grandparents came to this country in poverty, due to...
  • Experts Say US Voters Withholding Judgment on Obama

    08/01/2008 4:32:02 PM PDT · by An Old Man · 35 replies · 82+ views
    Nwes Voice of America dot com ^ | 01 August 2008 | Jim Malone
    But many experts say that three points seems a small lead given polls that show Americans are weary of the Bush administration, increasingly concerned about the economy and generally favor Democratic approaches on many issues.
  • Candidates home in on the undecided

    12/29/2007 2:51:30 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 16 replies · 143+ views ^ | Dec 27, 2007 | Scott Helman
    DES MOINES - With thousands of undecided voters still up for grabs in the final week before voting begins, the leading presidential contenders yesterday aimed their closing arguments at those still settling on a candidate or just tuning into the most wide-open nomination races in decades.
  • NH Voters Still Undecided About Primary Candidates

    11/13/2007 12:14:14 PM PST · by shrinkermd · 13 replies · 58+ views
    Cybercast News ^ | 13 November 2007 | Monisha Bansal
    A new Boston Globe/University of New Hampshire poll shows that 60 percent of GOP voters and 48 percent of Democratic voters are still trying to decide who to vote for. (The poll, conducted Nov. 2-7 of 804 likely Republican and Democratic primary voters, had a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.) "While the presidential hopefuls have been campaigning for nearly two years, many voters are still undecided two months before the New Hampshire primary," Sean Foreman, an assistant professor of political science at Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla., told Cybercast News Service. (State officials have yet to decide...
  • PRESIDENTIAL RACE 2008 Results of first Winthrop/ETV poll (South Carolina)

    06/01/2007 8:29:47 PM PDT · by gpapa · 10 replies · 720+ views ^ | June 1, 2007 | Unattributed
    Republican Nomination Undecided/ Not Sure 29.9 Rudy Giuliani 18.6 John McCain 14.4 Mitt Romney 11.7 Fred Thompson 6.4 Newt Gingrich 3.4 Sam Brownback 1.5 Duncan Hunter 1.1 Mike Huckabee 0.8 Tommy Thompson 0.8 Chuck Hegel 0.4 Among Republicans What is the one issue that you would most like to hear the candidates for president discuss? (top 5) Iraq 30.5 Illegal Immigration 18.4 Healthcare 6.0 Terrorism (in general) 6.0 Economy 5.3
  • French candidates vie for undecided vote

    04/09/2007 12:37:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 320+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/9/07 | Emmanuel Georges-Picot - ap
    PARIS - The Socialist French presidential candidate Segolene Royal introduces herself as a mother of four who has skillfully juggled family and career. The conservative contender, Nicolas Sarkozy, presents himself as a bold reformer determined to break with the policies of the past. The French presidential campaign entered its final phase Monday with a series of carefully choreographed TV and radio spots by candidates pitching themselves to undecided voters — nearly half the French electorate. The first round of voting is two weeks away. Polls indicate Sarkozy is the front-runner for the April 22 vote, followed by Royal. Francois Bayrou,...
  • Schwarzenegger Is Pushing This Republican Into The Undecided Column

    09/04/2006 10:19:40 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 288 replies · 2,313+ views
    FlashReport ^ | 9/4/06 | Matt Cunningham
    I don't recall even being in a situation where the closer Election Day gets, the less likely I am to vote for the GOP nominee. Yet, that is where I find myself vis-a-vis Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. I'm one of many conservatives who voted for Arnold in the recall, despite my preference for Tom McClintock. I found the prospect of Cruz Bustamante in the governor's office horrifying and wasn't convinced McClintock could win. The stakes so too high I though it prudent to back the Republican with the best chance of winning, and so I cast my vote for Arnold. Like...
  • Schwarzenegger still undecided on clemency

    12/10/2005 7:13:38 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 61 replies · 1,036+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 12/10/05 | Reuters
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will not decide on Saturday whether to grant clemency to former Crips gang leader Stanley Tookie Williams, who is slated to be executed on Tuesday for murdering four people in 1979, his office said. Barring clemency or last-minute court intervention, officials will administer a lethal injection to Williams at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday in the death chamber at San Quentin State Prison. The case has generated widespread interest and fierce debate over the death penalty in the United States because Williams, 51, has written a series of books warning young people against...
  • Freepers -- I need help persuading an undecided! (Vanity)

    11/02/2004 8:29:56 AM PST · by mn-bush-man · 22 replies · 300+ views
    Vanity | 11/02/04 | Sefl
    I sent out an email to about 15 acquaintences late last night about voting today. I received the following reply from one of them. I want to craft a response that is well thought-out, but NOT in-your-face or brow beating. Second problem -- I am SWAMPED with work today -- plus, I'm on standy as a rural NRC attorney to address any voting issues that pop up in my county (or neighboring counties). I would appreciate it if any wonderful, valuable, insightful Freepers could toss me a few nuggets to use in my answer to him. Thanks for your time...
  • An Undecided Decides

    10/31/2004 7:38:22 AM PST · by DJ Taylor · 17 replies · 876+ views
    Muth's Truths ^ | October 31, 2004 | Chuck Muth
    MUTH'S TRUTHS by Chuck Muth October 31, 2004 "An Undecided Decides" A week ago in this column I announced that I was still undecided on who to vote for (or against, depending on how you look at it) in Tuesday's presidential election. I've now made my decision after receiving some valuable input from several readers. To review, I'm under no illusion that this race is between anybody but George W. Bush and John Kerry. None of the other third-party candidates has a prayer and are factors only in their ability to "spoil" the race for somebody else or provide a...
  • STILL undecided? (What the heck is wrong with you?) Never mind - take the on-line test...

    10/30/2004 6:56:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies · 457+ views
    Click on the link above. Answer the questions. Get your number. (One HUGE surprise to me - stopping Sosha Security payments to the 'rich'.)
  • Undecided that break for Challenger (Question)

    10/28/2004 8:33:58 PM PDT · by presidentbowen · 23 replies · 715+ views
    10/28/2004 | Daniel Bowen
    Does anyone have any facts that state that undecided voters tend to vote for the challenger? Is this always true? Any events that prove this to be a fact?
  • Kerry Tries Faith to Win Undecided Voters

    10/24/2004 2:34:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 48 replies · 822+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/24/04 | Nedra Pickler - AP
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Democrat John Kerry (news - web sites) on Sunday tried to persuade late-deciding voters that they can put their faith in his leadership by describing the values and beliefs that he says have guided him and would shape his presidency. Kerry said the Bible — and the American dream — says society must take care of its most vulnerable members, but in many ways that test is not being met under the country's current leadership. And he responded to some leaders of the Catholic church who have criticized his support of abortion rights and stem cell...
  • The Deal Kerry isn't closing for this undecided.

    10/22/2004 6:42:08 PM PDT · by Newshues · 60 replies · 743+ views
    I've lurked on FR for years, I've voted for Bush Sr., Perot, sat out and Bush Jr. I see myself as a conservative that leans independant. I wrote the draft of this to solidify my own thinking on this election, cleaned it up a day later to make sure I still felt as I do. I don't think this will be a popular piece here at FR but I do feel that the theme's expressed can be useful to you in swaying weak Kerry supporters and undecideds to Bush. I appologize in advance for any offense I may cause. Permission...
  • Young Dems peacefully protest Coulter speech (except for the ones that threw the pies)

    10/22/2004 10:52:45 AM PDT · by Chickenhawk Warmonger · 14 replies · 1,285+ views
    Arizona Daily Wildcat ^ | 10/22/04 | Jesse Lewis
    A handful of UA Young Democrats met at Old Main last night to peacefully protest Ann Coulter's speech by canvassing campus residence halls to get students to vote in early polling next week. Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva, and District 8 Democratic Rep. candidate Eva Bacal, spoke last night about the work the UAYD have been doing for the election. The group was protesting peacefully as a response to the UA College Republicans' rude and interruptive protests at the Michael Moore, Theresa Heinz-Kerry, and John Edwards's speeches, said Alicia Cybulski, UAYD president. The UAYDs went door-to-door in campus residence halls to...
  • CNN Town Meeting a Pro-Kerry Rally

    10/22/2004 9:25:21 AM PDT · by Martins kid · 25 replies · 1,039+ views
    I was one of 170 people in audience at the Paula Zahn Now Town Meeting last night in Clark County, Ohio. It was awful to even be a part of it in the audience. We were mislead that both sides would be equally represented. Instead it turned into a Pro-Kerry rally with Gen. Clark telling us the "truth" about the issues during the commercials. Some of us stopped clapping about half way throught it, and we were considering walking out. I wish we had.
  • An Open Letter to the Undecided Voter (Excellent for sending to all your friends)

    10/17/2004 10:28:46 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 19 replies · 1,209+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | Oct. 17, 2004 | Joe Mariani
    The polls keep telling us there are still undecided voters out there. It's hard to believe, but I imagine they're the people who don't really pay attention to all the political stuff until they have to -- the way I used to be, in fact. The downside is that with less than a month to go, it's hard for them to get all the information they need, with all the Democrats spinning and spouting talking points like mad, aided by the "mainstream" media. Several times I've been asked why an undecided voter would choose to vote for President Bush. This...
  • Eight Talking Points for Voter Persuasion (Democrats primer for Dummies)

    10/15/2004 4:14:11 PM PDT · by Imnotalib · 15 replies · 601+ views
    Dumbbells Underground ^ | October 12, 2004 | Jeff Rosenzweig
    Eight Talking Points for Voter Persuasion Do you know any undecided voters? Do you have a not-so-bright cousin or uncle or friend who intends to vote for George W. Bush? Were you raised by parents who always voted Republican because their own parents always did? Do you live in a state where Confederate flags are seen more frequently than peace signs? If you answered yes to any of the above, the following last-minute talking points might come in handy. Use them sparingly, smile and be patient. There is no higher calling for a voter than to influence other voters. Don't...
  • Meet the persuadables

    10/10/2004 1:11:23 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 29 replies · 614+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | October 10, 2004 | BILL ADAIR
    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - For months, Mary Pagel has been unsure how she'll vote. Pagel and her husband "waffle back and forth. One day we're voting for Bush and the next day we're voting for Kerry," she said. The retired teacher is unhappy with President Bush's strategy in Iraq, but she's wary about Sen. John Kerry. "I think Kerry is going to spend too much of my money - too many social programs," said Pagel, who definitely plans to vote on Nov. 2. Pagel is part of a small but crucial slice of the American electorate that campaign strategists call "the...
  • Undecideds are still undecided

    09/30/2004 11:10:34 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 7 replies · 430+ views
    in-forum ^ | Friday, October 01, 2004 | Andrea Domaskin,The Forum
    Brynn Bohlman got what she expected out of the first presidential debate. “Zip.” In an hour and a half debate on foreign policy and homeland security, neither Sen. John Kerry nor President Bush said anything that Bohlman hadn’t heard before. And the candidates, particularly Kerry, didn’t give enough details to satisfy Bohlman. “I’m glad he had a plan,” she said of Kerry’s four-point plan for the war in Iraq. “But he didn’t say what it was.” As part of a project by WDAY and The Forum, Bohlman and three other Fargo-Moorhead undecided voters have agreed to watch three presidential debates...
  • Parties chase ultimate swing vote

    09/28/2004 5:49:25 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies · 282+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | September 28, 2004 | Jim Stratton
    ....So far, about 9.75 million Floridians are registered to cast ballots in the 2004 election -- about 1 million more than were eligible to vote in the contested 2000 election. Driven by the major political parties and special-interest groups, the surge of new voters is part of an effort by supporters of both candidates to get every ballot possible in a state where just a handful could be all the difference in the world. Among the people who have registered since the 2000 election is an unpredictable new variable: There are now 1.73 million voters who are not registered with...
  • *** Change Public Opinion!

    09/11/2004 3:01:14 AM PDT · by elisabethmccormick · 143+ views
    *** Change Public Opinion! Small actions now can make all the difference later... Elections and causes are often won by swaying the opinions of just a few previously undecided people. Together we can do this, but we need to start now... One quick and easy way is via the website. If each of us leaves an opinion there that is POSITIVE (let's leave the negative campaigning to the other guys!) regarding our candidates, party, and causes, and encourages others of like mind to do the same, we could quickly generate a huge amount of positive opinions before the other...
  • Noonan's Thoughts - Food for Thought?

    05/20/2004 5:37:27 AM PDT · by Logic n' Reason · 24 replies · 100+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 20 May 04 | Logic 'n Reason
    Can Bush Win Anna's Vote? A conversation with a swing voter who's leaning toward Kerry. Thursday, May 20, 2004 12:01 a.m. EDT