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#786472 Oct 28, 2012
Barack Obama for Re-Election
The economy is slowly recovering from the 2008 meltdown, and the country could suffer another recession if the wrong policies take hold. The United States is embroiled in unstable regions that could easily explode into full-blown disaster. An ideological assault from the right has started to undermine the vital health reform law passed in 2010. Those forces are eroding women’s access to health care, and their right to control their lives. Nearly 50 years after passage of the Civil Rights Act, all Americans’ rights are cheapened by the right wing’s determination to deny marriage benefits to a selected group of us. Astonishingly, even the very right to vote is being challenged.
That is the context for the Nov. 6 election, and as stark as it is, the choice is just as clear.
#786473 Oct 28, 2012
Americans are finally waking up!
Gallup: Obama's Job Approval Drops 7 Points in 3 Days
Grampy Electoral Vote Prediction:
#786474 Oct 28, 2012
The FiveThirtyEight forecast model has found the past several days of battleground state polling to be reasonably strong for Barack Obama, with his chances of winning the Electoral College increasing as a result. The intuition behind this ought to be very simple: Mr. Obama is maintaining leads in the polls in Ohio and other states that are sufficient for him to win 270 electoral votes.
Let's not forget that Nate Silver correctly called 49 states in 2008.
So we get this.....
Republicans Desperate to Spin Romney as the Front-Runner Are Becoming 'Nate Silver Truthers'
What do you do when reality doesn't look good for your team? Republicans just create their own alternate reality.
A significant problem for conservatives bent on spinning this alternate reality is New York Times ' polling guru Nate Silver and his 538 forecast model, which called 49 out of 50 states accurately in 2008 and is considered the industry's gold standard (the model also pretty much nailed the 2010 mid-terms). As I write, Silver's model gives Barack Obama a 68 percent chance of winning reelection, with a projected 288 Electoral College votes.
As one might expect in such circumstances, Silver is now becoming a target of the Right. We've seen 'poll truthers' who think all the big pollsters are intentionally skewing their results in Obama's favor, and 'debate truthers” who insist that moderators are in the tank and the questions are rigged to make Romney look bad. Now we're seeing the emergence of 'Nate Silver truthers,' who attack the numbers-cruncher as if he's a pundit expressing a personal opinion rather than a statistics geek who developed a very robust computer model. And they're using the same tactics they deploy to deny climate change – launching ad hominem attacks on an expert -- calling him corrupt -- rather than offering a criticism of the methodology of his model, a criticism they don't have the technical knowledge to come up with.
#786475 Oct 28, 2012
#786476 Oct 28, 2012
the only way the government can "create jobs" is to hire more government employees.....which will further depress the economy....
#786477 Oct 28, 2012
You might think that a major storm would equally affect both political candidates, but in fact the so-called "Frankenstorm" is a, um, perfect storm of bad news for Obama's re-election chances.
First of all, as the storm hits the East Coast this weekend, it could damp down early voting turnout in key swing states: Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. This hurts Obama way more than Romney, because more early voters are Democrats, and it could even lose Obama either of these key swing states.
Second, the storm could nix huge Obama rallies featuring Bill Clinton if it sweeps Florida or Virginia on Monday.
And weirdly, the storm itself could batter Obama's image with voters nationwide. "According to a 2007 study...bad weather generally helps Republicans - better weather, the authors say, would have won Al Gore Florida in 2000," reports the Washington Post. They cite another story showing that "voters regularly punish governments for acts of God, including droughts, floods, and shark attacks."
Via the Washington Post, NBC News, and the Huffington Post.
LOL The bastards are making excuses before the event happens! Whatever! Bammy da Ball-Less must go! LOL
Since: Feb 08
#786478 Oct 28, 2012
Bad things come in a variety of packages. Obama is a pompous, narcissistic progressive who happens to be black. His aversion to successful white people, however, is explainable only BECAUSE he's black.
#786479 Oct 28, 2012
Lets see what Mitt and the Repubs have done for the American workers: Do you think four years of this shit will help America get jobs? Dumbass Repubs!!!!
Only a Repub can believe Romney wants jobs for America when the company that he still holds 51% of the stock in can do this to Americans.
WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, officials from Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies threatened to shut down its north-central Illinois plant "immediately and indefinitely" if those protesting the offshoring of the facility's jobs entered the plant in an act of civil disobedience again, according to local city officials.
The plant in Freeport, Ill., which is already scheduled to close at the end of the year, has become an embarrassing campaign issue for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The factory's 170 jobs are being relocated to China. Activists and workers have called on Romney to use his influence with Bain to halt the offshoring.
Washington (CNN)-- Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the No.1 item on the president's congressional "to-do-list," refusing to allow a vote on a bill that would give tax breaks for companies that "insource" jobs to the U.S. from overseas while eliminating tax deductions for companies that move jobs abroad.
#786480 Oct 28, 2012
Yes. Pierre's library is up his a@@.
#BENGHAZI:“The stunning part of the story is that Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty killed 60 of the attacking force. Once the compound was overrun, the attackers were incensed to discover that just two men had inflicted so much death and destruction.” Just think how much could have been accomplished if they’d had the support of their Commander-in-Chief.
#786481 Oct 28, 2012
What is obama hiding?
$5 Million dollars to a charity of obama's choice or a rape crisis center, if obama releases his sealed records..
Why is obama a sellout?
Why is obama losing?
Why are you a dummy?
It's the culture...
#786482 Oct 28, 2012
GALLUP -- O'BLUNDER HAS DROPPED 7 POINTS IN 3 DAYS.....
This looks like a reenactment of the Carter-Reagan race in 1980. Carter led Reagan right up to the final days of the election. Reagan went on to win by a land-slide....
Is it Sayonara boo-boo for the empty suit, hmmm?
#786483 Oct 28, 2012
all "tax breaks" should be eliminated, regardless of their nature...
and there is no "tax deduction" for moving jobs abroad.....
just more Obama lies.....
#786484 Oct 28, 2012
Trump doesn't have $5 million.
#786485 Oct 28, 2012
we also need to assess some blame on senior military leaders who obeyed an immoral order from Obama....and continue to protect his ass instead of resigning in protest....these men are a disgrace to their uniforms...
#786486 Oct 28, 2012
#786487 Oct 28, 2012
Fact Check: Tax break for shipping jobs overseas? Well, sort of
Technically, companies can claim a deduction for the costs associated with moving jobs overseas.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/04/fa...
And then a whole bunch of: but, but, and but.
#786488 Oct 28, 2012
Tax cuts? Gee, why doesn't the Kenyan just agree to extend the Bush Tax rates? duh
White House considers idea of new tax cut
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Philadelphia Inquirer ^| October 28, 2012 | By Zachary A. Goldfarb
The White House is weighing the idea of a tax cut that it believes would lift Americans' take-home pay and boost a still-struggling economy, according to people familiar with the administration's thinking. Obama administration officials have concluded that the economy, while improved, is still fragile enough that it may need another bout of stimulus.
#786490 Oct 28, 2012
Well..there's a story brewing that the general and admiral in the "chain of command" were relieved of duty presumably for refusing to stand down. This would be huge.
October 27, 2012
Has General Ham Been Fired?
Has General Carter F. Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, been fired for defying Leon Panetta on Benghazi?
Glenn Reynolds, the Instapundit, ran a piece Saturday afternoon titled "Interesting Rumor Concerning General Carter Ham and Stand Down Order." This piece is presented as a rumor. It suggests that General Ham was told to stand down from sending aid to Benghazi, that General Ham on his own decided to proceed, and that he was then relieved of his command.
Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/10/h...
#786491 Oct 28, 2012
Really Moonbat? I see your "actual" research in your previos post was gleened from "Thingprogress"
That website has as much credibility as you do, which is ZERO.
That website posts lies all the time, moron.
You are a liar and an idiot, as severe idiot.
“I'm here with bells on.”
Since: Jul 12
#786492 Oct 28, 2012
Tell it to the judge, Juan. For now, women have the right to say "NO!" to your 'love'.
But if the GOP succeeds in redefining the term, it'll be all to the good for you, then, won't it?
Stop stalking Carol. She's showing a distinct lack of interest anyway.
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