Quotes of the day

posted at 9:00 pm on July 6, 2012 by Allahpundit

President Obama, at his second campaign stop Friday following a dismal June jobs report, dropped a line from his speech in which he cited the faint job growth as a “step in the right direction.”

With the economy typically polling as the top issue in the 2012 race, Obama is now under heavy pressure to demonstrate a turnaround sometime between July and October. A cascade of weak jobs reports between now and then would not bode well for his chances, though the president so far has kept the edge over Romney in many battleground state polls.

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No president since World War II has won re-election with a jobless rate over 7.4 percent, a figure the economy is now almost certain not to reach before November. The president is quickly running out of time to bring the jobless rate down with just four reports now remaining before the election. And Friday’s report took on added importance as it will help set impressions of the economic trend heading into the summer vacation season, when voters tend to tune out…

Obama’s approval rating on the economy—consistently rated the top issue for voters— has long been mired in dismal territory. Friday’s numbers are likely to freeze the current dynamic that doesn’t favor the White House, forcing the president to continue a harshly negative campaign seeking to frame Romney as unpalatable alternative through attacks on his business record and extensive wealth, including his money in overseas accounts…

“I don’t see where the growth is going to come from now until the election,” said Matt McDonald, a former Bush administration official now with consulting group Hamilton Place Strategies. “You have a massive European overhang and business leaders are very concerned not just with Europe, but with what is going to happen in the U.S.,” McDonald said. “I think it will continue to be a pretty rude intrusion into the president’s campaign on a monthly basis from now until the election”

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Have voters “priced-in” bad economic news as they evaluate Pres Obama? Stubborn polling suggests answer may be yes.

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I am not sure [today's jobs report] qualifies as a significant miss relative to the market’s expectations. Still, those expectations were quite low to begin with. These are certainly disappointing numbers as compared to what had seemed possible earlier in the year.

Before the January job numbers were released, I wrote that 150,000 jobs added per month would make Mr. Obama roughly break-even for re-election given his approval ratings at that time. Between the strong numbers in the first few months of the year and the weaker ones recently, almost exactly 150,000 jobs per month have been created so far in 2012.

However, Mr. Obama seems to have gotten the benefit of the doubt from voters. His approval ratings improved some early in the year, but have not yet declined much with recent jobs reports.

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Steve Schmidt, the 2008 campaign manager for Senator John McCain’s presidential bid, said voter attitudes about the economy had solidified already and would not be much affected by new jobs numbers on Friday or the rest of the year.

“The shape of the playing field is largely set,” Mr. Schmidt said. “They believe it’s a very bad economy. They’re pessimistic and they’re anxious. The campaign that wins is the campaign best able to address the anxiety. It’s a comfort argument.”

So far, he added, polls show Mr. Obama making headway in swing states with his attacks on Mr. Romney’s priorities, his finances and his record at Bain…

“The arguments that campaigns put out in July and August are largely unheard by the people who will decide the election,” Mr. Schmidt said. “Both sides are putting down markers for the arguments they’ll make in the fall.”

The June numbers, then, will represent another test of Mr. Obama’s resiliency.

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I am beginning to get the feeling that voters are shrugging their shoulders about politicians, no longer believing they can fix the economic problems. They’ve reset their expectations about how political leaders can change the dynamic. After watching basically no growth in real wages over the last decade, no real growth in private sector jobs and a stagnant unemployment rate, they don’t think that a president (or a governor, for that matter) can do much to change the situation.

They also feel that politicians making typical promises about how they are going to fix things are not realistic or to be trusted. The public seems increasingly to want to be told the truth and what to really expect. They don’t want to be sold some happy story with slogans and talking points, but instead given a real sense of where we are and what our future looks like. It seems that voters want to be included in the conversation, and asked to be part of the solution. And they think the leadership solution is a much more local one in their communities and neighborhoods.

This “reset” on the country’s economic and leadership outlook of what might be a new normal could actually benefit Obama to a small degree. If Romney tries to make too many grand promises about what he will do as president, he could be viewed as untrustworthy and a typical politician.

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June 2012: “Therefore, it is important not to read too much into any one monthly report and it is informative to consider each report in the context of other data that are becoming available.”…

June 2011: “Therefore, as the Administration always stresses, it is important not to read too much into any one monthly report.”…

June 2010: “As always, it is important not to read too much into any one monthly report, positive or negative.”

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Evening, all. He’s going down, down…

de rigueur on July 7, 2012 at 12:18 AM

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Good one.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:19 AM

and then there’s this

http://freebeacon.com/putins-july-4th-message/

r keller on July 7, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Flexing muscles, and why not? They know we have a weak leader.
I’m sure a strongly worded letter from O or Hillary will put Putin in his place./

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:19 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6ftpKxZZh0

RNC’s rapid response.

bayview on July 7, 2012 at 12:21 AM

Kool, I know I would, beautiful area. Have you ever attended ? I have a friend who has one of those small islands. He has a single cabin and boathouse on it. He is always trying to get me to head up. I never seem to find the time.

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:22 AM

Isn’t that an old video? youtube says it was uploaded in ’08.

Del Dolemonte on July 7, 2012 at 12:17 AM

Do you have the right one? The one I linked at 12:05 looks like just a picture of an album cover. Best Of The Beach Boys.

The song, Fun Fun Fun, was released in 1964.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Is there any soap that can do such a dirty job?

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:08 AM

…Fels-Naptha soap?…My ma used to use this stuff that I swear has sand and stones in it, that could rub your skin off!

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 12:24 AM

4Grace, glad to hear you had a lovely 4th, nice to see you.

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:13 AM

On the 4th each year, my town more than doubles in population. It’s nice to see. Most larger towns/cities in the area don’t have a parade, so they come here.

We had a beautiful flyover, an impressive military presence in the parade and the town put on a great fireworks display. The love of country and pride in her was especially strong this year.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:26 AM

4Grace, just double checking, you are aware I was asking for Gogo boat photos. Right?

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:26 AM

That’s the problem I’m having with this platform as well. I can’t copy. So it makes it impossible to chain posts together. It actually crashes anytime I try to copy.

I like mobile. Maybe a laptop?

wolly4321 on July 7, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Is there any soap that can do such a dirty job?

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:08 AM
…Fels-Naptha soap?…My ma used to use this stuff that I swear has sand and stones in it, that could rub your skin off!

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 12:24 AM

My dad used to wash my mouth out with Lava soap. It was red and gritty and it burned if you chewed it.

Ivory soap made my nose foam up. Ick.

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:28 AM

The love of country and pride in her was especially strong this year.

4Grace, I noticed the same vibe here. Love the flyover.

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:29 AM

This tread has a certain Wessonality which makes stove top stuffing seem passe.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:30 AM

He probably didn’t pay the tab.

wolly4321 on July 6, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Nah…her leftist old heart couldn’t take all that demonic charm.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2012 at 12:30 AM

I like mobile. Maybe a laptop?

wolly4321 on July 7, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Gave my tablet to a student from church and carry my notebook instead…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Is this the boat you are looking for?.:):)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:30 AM

4Grace, just double checking, you are aware I was asking for Gogo boat photos. Right?

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:26 AM

ROFL. Obviously, I wasn’t. Someone was mentioning you lovely 4th pics. I thought you were asking about that.
No, unfortunately, I’m unaware of any surviving pics of my groovy boots. :)

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:32 AM

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:30 AM

I have a ??? for you..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:32 AM

…Fels-Naptha soap?…My ma used to use this stuff that I swear has sand and stones in it, that could rub your skin off!

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 12:24 AM

Lava Soap. Great stuff for getting off grease and other stuff. That and Boraxo. Great stuff, but yeah, a bit hard on skin.

AZfederalist on July 7, 2012 at 12:32 AM

This tread has a certain Wessonality which makes stove top stuffing seem passe.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:30 AM

ROFLMAO…Wha???

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Rest assured…it’s the
End of the Line

lynncgb on July 6, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Down to the Line – B-side from B.T.O. (who doesn’t like B.T.O.?)

Bizarro No. 1 on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

1964

Obama fans going to the Chapel of Love.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

jaime

Did you say the 60′s?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsgXbSUMzR4&feature=related

bayview on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

I have a ??? for you..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012

Well then shoot it at me…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Today’s profundity:

The subservience with which you ingratiate your marginalia supplements the sanguine panorama of copious marshmallow cloud formations that persist in filamentous strands stretching to infinity.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:35 AM

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Any rain? How about the Temp?

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:32 AM

We thought as long as you were gone from posting you had pulled “a Suzie” on us??..:):)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Are you going to vote for Gary Johnson???!!!??..:):)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Any rain? How about the Temp?

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Not yet. It was 105 today. I think/hope/pray we get a cold front with a storm tomorrow…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:38 AM

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

You always get my jokes. And that may be symptomatic of a severe psychological problem rooted in potty training. Just kidding.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:38 AM

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Very good one!!..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Obama fans going to the Chapel of Love.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

I think Obama makes solo trips there–often. He’s all about the O love.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Lol!
Ah the newer version. Wasn’t there an older original version, maybe I’m thinking of the pilot version.

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

He has a single cabin and boathouse on it. He is always trying to get me to head up. I never seem to find the time.

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:22 AM

…oh you have too! Especially during a summer like this!…My folks took us camping 2 months every year all over the United States…Oregon, Washington, Jackson Hole,WY., Maine…Europe…and all I have ever had to do since…is drive 5 or 6 hours…to experience it in one spot. You have to have a boat though! There are like 37 islands of different sizes, channels, etc. It’s God’s country with the pine trees growing up to the shoreline. (Problem is…other people are finding that out now).
The boats in that show come from all over the U.S. and will amaze you.
My most enjoyable times were not in the nice boats all my in-laws have…but in a regular aluminum rowboat with lawn chairs opened up over the benches…with a 15 horse and a cooler full of drinks and food, trolling around the islands all day. Peaceful!

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Are you going to vote for Gary Johnson???!!!??..:):)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Laughing my ass off rolling on the floor. Cracks open one more, my bro…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Yikes 105 is some major heat. Like Kate Upton on the cover of GQ. Smokin’

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:32 AM

We thought as long as you were gone from posting you had pulled “a Suzie” on us??..:):)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM


That’s not Suzie, this is… ;p

SWalker on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK2CUoDuEpQ&feature=related
featuring the young Paul, who wrote the song.

bayview on July 7, 2012 at 12:41 AM

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:35 AM

Dave likes that quote..It make him feel ..High High..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:41 AM

1963

I hope you all have your contributions in the pipeline for your favorite candidate.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:42 AM

We thought as long as you were gone from posting you had pulled “a Suzie” on us??..:):)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Ha. No, just had family in town for the past week.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:41 AM

When Dave speaks, I get out my pen and write it all down man.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Laughing my ass off rolling on the floor. Cracks open one more, my bro…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

lolz..Kep it down..We don’t want to wake FR up!!..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Thanks, Dire.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Ha. No, just had family in town for the past week.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:42 AM

LoLz..Just picking!!..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:43 AM

And that may be symptomatic of a severe psychological problem rooted in potty training. Just kidding.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:38 AM

I thought we agreed not to bring that up.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Laughing my ass off rolling on the floor. Cracks open one more, my bro…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

lolz..Keep it down..We don’t want to wake FR up!!..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Fixed..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:44 AM

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Yeah, good point. I hate to think where his chapel is.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:44 AM

I know who FR is. And I know what Bishing is too. INC told me about Bish. I figured out the (Gary Johnson) FR by myself.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:45 AM

Kool, you may have just convinced me to do it. I’ve been wanting to see the old bridge too. My friends place is one you have to get to by boat, so he has us covered. He’s a paddler so there’re sea kayaks there as well.

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 12:45 AM

It’s a comfy 77 in my living room tonight. I am Blessed…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:46 AM

And that may be symptomatic of a severe psychological problem rooted in potty training. Just kidding.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:38 AM

I thought we agreed not to bring that up.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:44 AM

It seems I have violated the sacred patient confidentiality oath.

Oh well now its irreversibly entwined inside the google search engine. My bad.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:47 AM

That’s not Suzie, this is… ;p

SWalker on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Good one. (Nice hair in those old rock vids. lol)

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Evening, all. He’s going down, down…

de rigueur on July 7, 2012 at 12:18 AM

Great song!

Here’s probably my fave by the Quo.

Gerdundula

Bizarro No. 1 on July 7, 2012 at 12:48 AM

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Where is our buddy bazil9? Not to be confused with basilsbest who is the other basil.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:49 AM

The ’60s… Obama’s lament…

de rigueur on July 7, 2012 at 12:49 AM

That picture is demonic.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2012 at 12:50 AM

1963

I hope you all have your contributions in the pipeline for your favorite candidate.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Did you know that Morton Downey Jr. helped produce that?

Mort ruled! :)

Bizarro No. 1 on July 7, 2012 at 12:50 AM

When Dave speaks, I get out my pen and write it all down man.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:42 AM

‘Cause it’s deeeeep, man. Heavy.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:51 AM

I gotta’ get outta’ here soon. I’m needed as a volunteer at ten am…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:51 AM

SWalker on July 7, 2012 at 12:40 AM

Very good one!..:)

PS..I was worried earlier today you were going to hit this..Read the signs!!..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Munford was in a posting zone last night. Nothing but Net. Scored a triple double with a monster dunk to win in overtime.

In other news SparkPlug drooled in admiration.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Same Austin group… I know it’s Van’s, but this is how we used to do it at Johnson’s Hardware on a Friday night. Kids.

de rigueur on July 7, 2012 at 12:53 AM

1962

A November message to NOW; Big Girls Don’t Cry.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Here’s probably my fave by the Quo.

Gerdundula

Bizarro No. 1 on July 7, 2012 at 12:48 AM

That’s a great one. Blues meets British music hall or something.

de rigueur on July 7, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Did you know that Morton Downey Jr. helped produce that?

Mort ruled! :)

Bizarro No. 1 on July 7, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Sorry, I don’t know who Morton Downey Jr. is. A good record producer, at the least.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Where is our buddy bazil9? Not to be confused with basilsbest who is the other basil.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Not sure. I owe her some emails, so I’ll try to roust her tomorrow!

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:56 AM

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Well I’m not about to call Cindy. What if she is sleeping?

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:57 AM

He did a good cover of “Pipeline”, and this is good, too!

You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory (acoustic version)

Bizarro No. 1 on July 7, 2012 at 12:58 AM

That picture is demonic.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2012 at 12:50 AM

I fear it ain’t just the picture.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 12:58 AM

FWIW, you folks know I don’t post at night. Can’t sleep. Lost a foster child today, 17 year old boy. Back to his mother who never called, never wrote, never did a thing for him.

I am beside myself

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:57 AM

I’ve been out for a week. Can you give me an update on your pastor, please?

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Prayers ascending darlin’
How is your father doing?

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 1:02 AM

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Plus the puppies need their rest too.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 1:02 AM

FWIW, you folks know I don’t post at night. Can’t sleep. Lost a foster child today, 17 year old boy. Back to his mother who never called, never wrote, never did a thing for him.

I am beside myself

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Oh, KWR, I am so very sorry. Prayers for you AND the boy.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 1:03 AM

I am beside myself

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

That is hard. So sorry. How long was he with you?

de rigueur on July 7, 2012 at 1:03 AM

lolz..Kep it down..We don’t want to wake FR up!!..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 12:43 AM

…ok!…now you and Sparky got me rolling on the floor, (and I’m not touching my drink…not knowing what I’m going to read next…everything stays dry!)

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Did any of the MSM boot lickers preface the numbers with unexpectedly?

bluesdoc70 on July 7, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

May God give you strength.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Okay. Whats the difference between a tablet and a notebook?

The funny part is, I was an electrongod back in the day. Long range air search radar, IFF.2M. I can tell you the speed of light, in multiple units of measure, but I don’t know the difference between a tablet and a notebook.

wolly4321 on July 7, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Grace, Norm is back in the hospital with clots and fluid on his lungs. Please keep the prayers ascending for both June & him…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 1:07 AM

wolly4321 on July 7, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Ok what is the speed of light in furlongs per fortnight?

Hint: Its bigger than 2.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 1:07 AM

bayview on July 7, 2012 at 12:34 AM

You know, I really like that. I think it’s representative of some of the better folk music that was being done in the mid-60s. I think that the voice harmony they used personifies a very wide-spread sound that was going on at the time, from what I can tell.

I hadn’t heard that particular song before, but it’s really good. When I think of early and mid 60s music, that’s exactly the sort of sound that comes to mind.

Thanks for linking that, bayview.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Grace, Norm is back in the hospital with clots and fluid on his lungs. Please keep the prayers ascending for both June & him…

OmahaConservative on July 7, 2012 at 1:07 AM

You got it, OC.

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Very sorry to hear that.

CW on July 7, 2012 at 1:09 AM

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 1:04 AM

We must help Dire channel his inner Dave so he will be totally revalent.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 1:09 AM

I am beside myself

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

…I’m sorry KWR! (God’s good, he’ll have an answer long term)…come here more for a while…you won’t be by yourself…you have family here!
My heart adopted you a long time ago!

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 1:10 AM

This is why I rant about welfare queens.

….. was with me since he was 4. He’s now 17. Suddenly now placed with his mother in Tennessee. They shut off his cell phone, I cannot reach him. He was my son’s brother. He was about to finish his Senior year in H.S. starting this year.

There was no consideration, no thought, no nothing. “Welfare Queen wants her child”… and poof.

My house done blowed up.

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 1:10 AM

For some reason I can’t get this song out of my head after SCOTUS ruling??..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 1:10 AM

bayview on July 7, 2012 at 12:41 AM

Good song.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 1:11 AM

KOOLAID2 on July 7, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Just watch the keyboard..Trust me!..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 1:12 AM

Dire Straits QOTD song. Nationwide.

Good Night All. Early rise time. Not sure why. ; )

Bmore on July 7, 2012 at 1:13 AM

IBD/CSM/TIPP Poll: Obama & Romney separated by 1 point nationally
Head-to-Head: (Previous results from June 11)

Barack Obama 43% (46%)
Mitt Romney 42% (42%)
Gary Johnson 2%
Other 3% (4%)
Not sure 9% (7%)

Democrat 33.5%
Independent/Other 33.4%
Republican 29.3%

Survey of 825 registered voters conducted June 26-July 5, 2012. The MOE is +/-3.5%.

FR was polled in this survey. Not sure is 9%, and undecided will likely break Republican.

bayview on July 7, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 1:10 AM

I feel bad for you KWR. Maybe when he turns 18 he can do whatever he wants and will come back.

I will pray for you.

SparkPlug on July 7, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Key West Reader on July 7, 2012 at 12:59 AM

I’m sorry..

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 1:14 AM

For some reason I can’t get this song out of my head after SCOTUS ruling??..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 1:10 AM

Good one, Dire!

4Grace on July 7, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Obama is simply pathetic. All our chickens have come home to hatch. Education by leftists, welfare, food stamps. the pretense that all cultures are worthy except Western values, the sense that Christianity and Judaism are gutter religions and criminals are special, illegal immigrants, and incessant bowing.

pat on July 7, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 1:10 AM

“Mother should I trust the government?”

HELL no.

jaime on July 7, 2012 at 1:15 AM

bayview on July 7, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Thanks..:)

Dire Straits on July 7, 2012 at 1:16 AM

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