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Ralph

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Mar 6, 2013
Among the many tidbits in the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll is a new indication that the Republican Partyís days of public disfavor are far from over:

According to the poll, 49% hold a negative view of the Republican Party ó its highest negative rating in the survey since 2008.(In fact, itís been higher than 49% just once in the entire history of the NBC/WSJ poll.) Only 26% have a positive view of the GOP. By comparison, the Democratic Party has a net positive rating, with 44% holding a favorable view of the party and 38% holding an unfavorable one. And the conservative Tea Party movement, which took off in Obamaís first year as president, also finds its popularity at an all-time low in the poll, with an upside-down fav/unfav of 23%/47%. Whatís more, just 14 percent of adults approve of Congressí job (which is near the all-time low in the poll), while 81 percent disapprove (which is close to its all-time high). By the way, most of the recent negative movement for the GOP is among core Republicans. The GOP was already viewed very negatively by Democrats and indies; it couldnít really get much worse with those two groups. So this latest shift for the GOP is due to the fact that a growing number of core Republicans were not happy with how the party handled the fiscal cliff.

A 49% negative rating. That means that nearly half of the country views the Republican Party negatively. Now, obviously, American politics is cyclical is likely to change at some point, but thatís not going to happen unless and until the GOP gets its act together. Part of that includes finally coming to recognize the fact that the party has been out of step with the nation for some time now. It started, in reality, during the Bush Administration and reached its height with absurdities such as Congressional interference in the Terry Schiavo matter. Since President Obama has been in office, it has taken the form of extreme partisanship and a belief that everything the President does must be opposed as if it were the onset of tyranny. The Republican Partyís Obama Derangement Syndrome is worse than Bush Derangement Syndrome ever was, and it has resulted in a situation where itís essentially impossible to get the nationís business done. This, of course, is the primary reason why many voters have soured on the GOP in recent years.

Since: Oct 08

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#2 Mar 6, 2013
The old saying, figures don't lie, but liars figure
so lets look at numbers: 49% of what? 100, 1000, 10,000 people? No indication. If only 26% had a favorable rating, then what happened to the other 25%? They didn't care? My guess, the question obviously was slanted in a way so as to not get a yes or no answer.
Then the article makes statements about core republicans, again not showing how many people were asked, what demographics they represented, but drawing the conclusion that almost half of America has a negative feeling about the GOP. NO, almost half of the people interviewed had that opinion, not half of America.
It is this type of yellow media coverage and the on going. Then it republished in forums such as these by low educated, kool aide drinkers for the mob to devour. This is ploy often used by the left in an attempt to demonize their enemy. Now you have been Exposed!!
Ralph

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Mar 6, 2013
Let's see now, how did the accuracy of NBC polls compare to that of Rasmussen and Gallup last year....

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#4 Mar 6, 2013
Do you think it is an across the board degradation of politicians?

Obama's numbers are dropping so quickly and so dramatically that even the Huffington Post is talking about it.

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Obama Approval Rating: President's Numbers Drop 7 Points, Poll Shows

Updated: 03/06/2013 8:19 am EST

WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters)- Less than two months into his second term, President Barack Obama's approval rating has dropped and Americans blame him and his fellow Democrats almost as much as his Republican opponents for a fiscal mess.

A Reuters/Ipsos online poll released on Wednesday showed 43 percent of people approve of Obama's handling of his job, down 7 percentage points from Feb. 19.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/06/obam...

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#5 Mar 6, 2013
Ralph wrote:
Let's see now, how did the accuracy of NBC polls compare to that of Rasmussen and Gallup last year....
I don't believe I attacked the Accuracy of the poll, I attacked the lack of information presented as it relates to the poll! I also defused the conclusions drawn from the poll, due to the lack of any real information regarding the question, how many people were polled and what the demographics of those taking the poll were. Unlike many liberals, I don't just assume what is written and conclusions drawn to be Gospel, I challenge poor and biased reporting, from either side. The response, to divert or deflect from the original premise is not atypical of left winger because when confronted with facts they seem to run for cover!
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Mar 6, 2013
Ralph wrote:
Among the many tidbits in the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll is a new indication that the Republican Partyís days of public disfavor are far from over:
According to the poll, 49% hold a negative view of the Republican Party ó its highest negative rating in the survey since 2008.(In fact, itís been higher than 49% just once in the entire history of the NBC/WSJ poll.) Only 26% have a positive view of the GOP. By comparison, the Democratic Party has a net positive rating, with 44% holding a favorable view of the party and 38% holding an unfavorable one. And the conservative Tea Party movement, which took off in Obamaís first year as president, also finds its popularity at an all-time low in the poll, with an upside-down fav/unfav of 23%/47%. Whatís more, just 14 percent of adults approve of Congressí job (which is near the all-time low in the poll), while 81 percent disapprove (which is close to its all-time high). By the way, most of the recent negative movement for the GOP is among core Republicans. The GOP was already viewed very negatively by Democrats and indies; it couldnít really get much worse with those two groups. So this latest shift for the GOP is due to the fact that a growing number of core Republicans were not happy with how the party handled the fiscal cliff.
A 49% negative rating. That means that nearly half of the country views the Republican Party negatively. Now, obviously, American politics is cyclical is likely to change at some point, but thatís not going to happen unless and until the GOP gets its act together. Part of that includes finally coming to recognize the fact that the party has been out of step with the nation for some time now. It started, in reality, during the Bush Administration and reached its height with absurdities such as Congressional interference in the Terry Schiavo matter. Since President Obama has been in office, it has taken the form of extreme partisanship and a belief that everything the President does must be opposed as if it were the onset of tyranny. The Republican Partyís Obama Derangement Syndrome is worse than Bush Derangement Syndrome ever was, and it has resulted in a situation where itís essentially impossible to get the nationís business done. This, of course, is the primary reason why many voters have soured on the GOP in recent years.
The GOP knows that you're right man,but they can't admit it,they remain in a comatose state of denial.
scooby slew

Saint Paul, MN

#7 Mar 6, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>The GOP knows that you're right man,but they can't admit it,they remain in a comatose state of denial.
Clueless state of denial? Sounds like Jay Carney's world to me.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#8 Mar 6, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>The GOP knows that you're right man,but they can't admit it,they remain in a comatose state of denial.
Right about what? That the information posted was, for the lack of a better term, Lacking?
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#9 Mar 6, 2013
Niether of the Above wrote:
<quoted text>Right about what? That the information posted was, for the lack of a better term, Lacking?
Good Afternoon NOA,whats up? oh the wall street (fox) poll? what did they lack?

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#10 Mar 6, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>Good Afternoon NOA,whats up? oh the wall street (fox) poll? what did they lack?
I don't spend time repeating myself.
Ralph

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Mar 6, 2013
Niether of the Above wrote:
<quoted text>I don't spend time repeating myself.
Then why do you post as multiple people?
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Mar 6, 2013
Niether of the Above wrote:
<quoted text>I don't spend time repeating myself.
Sorry,I have a tendancy to skip over
GOP posters,unless they reply to me,so what was your post # so that I can review what you don't want to repeat yourself on?

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#13 Mar 6, 2013
Ralph wrote:
<quoted text>
Then why do you post as multiple people?
Hey little man, not everyone has the morals of an alley cat like you do.

Earlier you accused me of posting under multiple identities. Now you are doing it to NotA.

Neither of us needs to. You jump like the scared little boy that you are every time anyone on the Right says anything factual, or funny, or just comments on the weather.

It is an indisputable fact that you post under multiple names daily. It is just as indisputable that we don't have to and would gain nothing by lowering our standards to match yours.

“The one and only Smart Liberal”

Since: Aug 12

Former MN Tax Payer

#14 Mar 6, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>Sorry,I have a tendancy to skip over
GOP posters,unless they reply to me,so what was your post # so that I can review what you don't want to repeat yourself on?
Pssssst. Hey fake black guy, you forgot to speak in your fake Ebonics.
ebtcollector

Minneapolis, MN

#15 Mar 6, 2013
Hahahaha gun control laws and legalization of assassinating US citizens created more tea partiers than ever before.

Keep up the good work.

Like most presidents since I can remember
Obama is paving the way for a president with a R infront.

But sadly it will be another Clinton/Bush type.
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#16 Mar 6, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
Pssssst. Hey fake black guy, you forgot to speak in your fake Ebonics.
you must really thirst for my balls in your mouth! and didn't I caught you in another lie earlier? I can't remember the topic darn it fraud.
BTW why do you disrepect NOA? when I reply to him it's for him and not to you loser fake black president wannabe do you get it yet?
ebtcollector

Minneapolis, MN

#17 Mar 6, 2013
Ahahah just wait til market crashes and all you public sector workers with your government pensions find out you don't have shit for purchasing power.

Maybe that's why unions are pushing for tax payers to GUARANTEE their pension if market collapses.
Ahaha what a joke you progressives have become.

Ahaha and market will crash before obama leaves office.

I cant wait till you people start eating each other. Monetarily that is...
oh but it seems progressives have started to do so.

LOL its what you dems gets for abandoning true liberals

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#18 Mar 6, 2013
Ralph wrote:
<quoted text>
Then why do you post as multiple people?
I don't

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#19 Mar 6, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>Sorry,I have a tendancy to skip over
GOP posters,unless they reply to me,so what was your post # so that I can review what you don't want to repeat yourself on?
too bad, you should pay attention you might learn something! Keep your friends close, your enemies closer

Since: Oct 08

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#20 Mar 6, 2013
Smart Liberal wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey little man, not everyone has the morals of an alley cat like you do.
Earlier you accused me of posting under multiple identities. Now you are doing it to NotA.
Neither of us needs to. You jump like the scared little boy that you are every time anyone on the Right says anything factual, or funny, or just comments on the weather.
It is an indisputable fact that you post under multiple names daily. It is just as indisputable that we don't have to and would gain nothing by lowering our standards to match yours.
Ditto!!

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