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Poll: Cain surges, opens up 20-point lead on Romney
Yahoo!News ^ | Oct 7, 2011 | Alexis Levinson

Posted on 10/07/2011 11:24:25 AM PDT by Ron H.

In news sure to inject shock and awe into the Republican political primary season, a Zogby poll released Thursday showed Herman Cain leading the Republican field, topping former front-runner Mitt Romney by an astonishing 20 points ........

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KEYWORDS: cain; hermancain; internetpoll; perry; presidential; romney; zogbypoll
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Popularity continues to increase day by day. About time that even some of his detractors start to take this man a bit more seriously.
1 posted on 10/07/2011 11:24:33 AM PDT by Ron H.
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To: Ron H.

With Palin out, conservatives are moving to Cain. Once she announced, I sent him money.


2 posted on 10/07/2011 11:26:21 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Ron H.

Wow. This seems too good to be true. Is it??


3 posted on 10/07/2011 11:27:42 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: Ron H.

And in a totally unrelated story Lawrence O’Donnells head just exploded.


4 posted on 10/07/2011 11:28:41 AM PDT by barmag25 (Cain vs. Unable 2012)
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To: Ron H.; kingattax

Poll Ping! :-)


5 posted on 10/07/2011 11:29:04 AM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: Ron H.

I am backing Herman Cain all the way. I support this man to the hilt.

But how many times is this same story going to be posted? I got all excited thinking it was a different poll backing up this one.

dammit.


6 posted on 10/07/2011 11:29:44 AM PDT by Grunthor (Heartless Bigot for Cain.)
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To: Ron H.

Cain is one of those guys that has core values, sticks to them, expresses them honestly, and tries to convince people he’s right. You can choose to vote for him or not based on whether you agree or not.

Romney, Perry, et al, are politicians. They may have core values, but they’ve been trained not to offend anyone, so they never express those core values out loud and try to “nice” as many as possible into voting for them.

Then, we get to the general. A leftist could NEVER honestly express his core values, because he’d get about 15% of the popular vote, because leftist core values are abhorrent to most decent people.


7 posted on 10/07/2011 11:31:03 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Ron H.

Now we see who the MSM wants to be our candidate.


8 posted on 10/07/2011 11:32:07 AM PDT by Huck (NO NATIONAL SALES TAX -- UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES)
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To: Ron H.

Read this out loud to our weekend house guests. They all cheered for Cain.

Go, Herman!


9 posted on 10/07/2011 11:34:09 AM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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To: barmag25
And in a totally unrelated story Lawrence O’Donnells head just exploded.

True, so true! And Perry's camp has apparently gone into near total seclusion in an attempt as to figure out what next to flip-flop on in order to stem the blood gushing from their campaign. Stay tuned for the next upcoming debate to find out. Be on the look out for it.

10 posted on 10/07/2011 11:34:39 AM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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To: Ron H.

I guess Jack Welch was right. Cain going on a book tour in the middle of the campaign was ill advised. Cain could be 50 points ahead of Milt if he stayed on the trail. LOL.


11 posted on 10/07/2011 11:35:43 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: barmag25
The way that O'Donnell tried to lead Cain and accuse him of being an Uncle Tom was shameless.

I sure hope more people catch on to this leftist ploy to incriminate any conservative black as being a traitor to his or her race.

12 posted on 10/07/2011 11:35:52 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: MrB
Romney, Perry, et al, are politicians. They may have core values, but they’ve been trained not to offend anyone, so they never express those core values out loud and try to “nice” as many as possible into voting for them.

So true!

Every once in awhile, though, even the trained politicians let one of their core values slip out. Just as Perry did with the "heartless" comment.

Once this becomes a Cain-Romney contest, I think Cain wins easily. There won't be enough cross-over independents and democrats to drag Mitt over the finish line, save possibly in New Hampshire where the RINO wing holds sway.

13 posted on 10/07/2011 11:37:09 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Grunthor

I looked for it prior to posting. If the moderator wants to remove this one I have no problem with it. In the meantime you may want to post some those other links you are referring to.


14 posted on 10/07/2011 11:37:22 AM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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To: Huck

I think we’ve been seeing that for a long time, don’t you?


15 posted on 10/07/2011 11:37:30 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: Ron H.

I believe you’ll be saved by the “four hour rule”.


16 posted on 10/07/2011 11:38:26 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Ron H.
Yesterday I did the Cain Scrutiny (reading about him, and especially watching his janitorial work on O'Donnell). And now I have joined the Cain Mutiny. If we want him, let's all go his site, sign up to be part of the campaign, and give him money.

Continuing with the tiresome metaphor: Obama is Captain Bligh, and a Constitutional small gov't America is Tahiti. Who will be our Fletcher Christian? We cannot afford to put the wrong man in that role or we risk not returning to Tahiti. Who stacks up best against Bligh?

I believe that Cain has the qualities, the command, the unflappable courage, and the fire in the belly, to lead this mutiny better than the others. Just picture him on deck, debating with the good captain. Could the contrast be starker? The manly, straight talking Gable versus the effeminate, duplicitous Laughton?
17 posted on 10/07/2011 11:38:36 AM PDT by jobim
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To: ohioWfan
Wow. This seems too good to be true. Is it??

Probably. I put no faith in these Zogby online polls.

I'd love to believe him, but I don't.

18 posted on 10/07/2011 11:39:43 AM PDT by freespirited (Stupid people are ruining America. --Herman Cain)
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To: bgill
Read this out loud to our weekend house guests. They all cheered for Cain.

Well according to Janeane Garafalo, your house guests are all closet racists. Watch out! LOL.


19 posted on 10/07/2011 11:40:34 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: ohioWfan
Wow. This seems too good to be true. Is it??

Sadly (sigh) I think so.

Zogby has really fallen off in the last few years. His sample sizes seem to be small and not representative of registered voters.

20 posted on 10/07/2011 11:42:29 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: Ron H.
The Poll is absolute rubbish. The notion that Herman Cain has a 20 point lead is ridiculous. Who did Zogby Poll, Herman Cain supporters? None of this is important until they start the Primaries. That's what counts.

Look the reason Cain is doing well is because he's not hedging his bets. He goes all out and says what the other candidates are afraid to say. He simply isn't afraid to attack the protesters the way the other candidates are. He's not afraid of the Media. Being black, he can attack black attitudes in a way the other candidates are afraid to do for fear of being labeled as racist. This fearlessness is resonating with many.
21 posted on 10/07/2011 11:44:50 AM PDT by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: Ron H.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2789338/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2788970/posts


22 posted on 10/07/2011 11:44:53 AM PDT by Grunthor (Heartless Bigot for Cain.)
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To: Ron H.
a Zogby poll released Thursday showed Herman Cain leading the Republican field, topping former front-runner Mitt Romney by an astonishing 20 points

In Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida? Primary places ? I cant imagine thats close to being true.

23 posted on 10/07/2011 11:45:17 AM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Lazlo in PA

Geez! My eyes! My stomach! That’s some scary Halloween witch costume there.


24 posted on 10/07/2011 11:46:45 AM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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To: barmag25

Lawrence O’Donnell has had to have his head taped back together so many times, he has the parts numbered to speed the cosmetic reassembly. But they keep on stuffing the same old tired cliches and bromides back in there too, so the repeated activity of propping O’Donnell back up as a talking head is an exercise in futility.


25 posted on 10/07/2011 11:48:37 AM PDT by alloysteel (Are Democrats truly "better angels"? They are lousy stewards for America.)
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To: Ron H.; holdonnow
Herman Cain

born December 13, 1945 in Memphis, TN (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Luther Cain Jr., born March 16, 1925 in TN, died March 29, 1982 in Atlanta, GA
Lenora Davis, born July 27, 1925 in GA, died August 20, 2005 in Atlanta, GA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Herman Cain is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

”Herman

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

26 posted on 10/07/2011 11:50:05 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: ohioWfan

Seems like they want Cain.


27 posted on 10/07/2011 11:50:25 AM PDT by Huck (NO NATIONAL SALES TAX -- UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES)
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To: ohioWfan

Seems like they want Cain.


28 posted on 10/07/2011 11:50:25 AM PDT by Huck (NO NATIONAL SALES TAX -- UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES)
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To: cotton1706

I have moved on to Mr Cain and he will have BOTH my vocal support along with my financial support.


29 posted on 10/07/2011 11:50:56 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: jobim

Wrong mutiny. That’s the Bounty.

Not sure how I’d translate this into Caine Mutiny imagery, although Obama should be nervously fiddling with some ball bearings about now.


30 posted on 10/07/2011 11:51:22 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Huck

Oh, I really, really doubt that.


31 posted on 10/07/2011 11:52:36 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: bgill
That’s some scary Halloween witch costume there.

I usually spell that word with a B instead of a W, but I guess there may be different spellings in different parts of the country. Regional dialect I guess.

32 posted on 10/07/2011 11:53:47 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Ron H.

Is there a Cain ping list?

Cindie


33 posted on 10/07/2011 11:54:44 AM PDT by gardencatz (Proud mom US Marine! It can't always be someone else's son.)
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To: freespirited
I put no faith in these Zogby online polls.

Previous Zogby IBOPE polls have had Michelle Bachmann leading with 39% as well as Ron Paul leading with 35% (and John Huntsman Jr. trailing Paul at 30%). How are they doing today?

There's no doubt Cain is the current "flavor of the week" (as Perry, Bachman and even Trump have been before him) but can he sustain his poll numbers? Personally, I think he's peaked. Perry is currently raising mountains of cash. He'll be back (hopefully he spent some of this $$$ on debate coaching).

34 posted on 10/07/2011 11:54:53 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Mikey_1962; freespirited
I'm trying to figure out what Zogby's motivation would be to come up with a poll that showed Cain ahead by so much.

I know he's been very unreliable, but he's hard left, so this one has me puzzled.

35 posted on 10/07/2011 11:55:01 AM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: truthguy

“He simply isn’t afraid to attack the protesters the way the other candidates are. He’s not afraid of the Media. Being black, he can attack black attitudes in a way the other candidates are afraid to do for fear of being labeled as racist. This fearlessness is resonating with many.”

And this is a bad thing?


36 posted on 10/07/2011 11:57:06 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: ohioWfan

I was thinking... if the leftists keep going after Cain like they are - trying to do to him what they did to Palin, it might just backfire....I would think there would be people in the black community that would see the way people like lounge lizard Larry are treating him and be rightfully offended by it, and rebel against the left.


37 posted on 10/07/2011 11:57:34 AM PDT by Newton (If Obama is the answer it's probably a stupid question.)
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To: william clark
Obama should be nervously fiddling with some ball bearings about now.

LOL

You can put me on Report right now, 'cause I took all the strawberrys and pitched 'em over the side.

(Saluting smartly) Permission to come aboard, Mister Cain....

38 posted on 10/07/2011 11:58:58 AM PDT by Unrepentant VN Vet ((470 and a wakeup) Truth, I know, always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition.)
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To: william clark

Quite right, but Bogie’s mutiny didn’t stack up as neatly, so I had to take poetic license and resort to MMM (Mixed Mutiny Metaphor).


39 posted on 10/07/2011 12:00:25 PM PDT by jobim
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To: Grunthor

Thanks. Did you ask that this one be pulled?


40 posted on 10/07/2011 12:01:18 PM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet

Six degrees of Mister Roberts?


41 posted on 10/07/2011 12:02:09 PM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Newton
I would hope it might backfire. Most blacks are not leftists like the dem party is - and they are not radicals like Obama is.

If an actual African-American (with slave blood ;) looks like a viable candidate, maybe they finally use the brains God gave them and turn against Obama.

Not likely.......but possible. As Cain has said. They're brainwashed.

42 posted on 10/07/2011 12:04:02 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: Ron H.

Oh Gosh no, I just wanted to voice my displeasure that this was not a new poll backing up the zogby poll.....I got all excited!


43 posted on 10/07/2011 12:05:36 PM PDT by Grunthor (Heartless Bigot for Cain.)
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To: cotton1706
Romney and like-minded big government Republicans sabotage the future of not just the GOP and conservatism, but the US. In the long term, they pose the greater danger to the Republic. Romney opposed the two most successful conservative policy efforts of the last 30 years….. the Reagan policies of the 1980`s and the Contract With America of the 1990`s.

A Essay on Mitt Romney. Its damning.

44 posted on 10/07/2011 12:06:03 PM PDT by 506Lake (I'll say it again... no more compromise.)
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To: freespirited
Probably. I put no faith in these Zogby online polls.

heh heh, I know what you mean. As a general rule I don't put much faith in any so called (push) poll as they are often worded to attain a pre-determined desired result. That's why I only trust the one taken at the end of the day on election day. But since so many put their faith into them then why not play along and watch the mayhem when ones candidate gets gored by these so called polls. < /pessimism>

45 posted on 10/07/2011 12:06:26 PM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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To: Grunthor

Ditto all that. My first thought was ‘is this the same poll?’.

And I’ve already made a donation to Cain.


46 posted on 10/07/2011 12:06:33 PM PDT by Spirit of Liberty (http://www.honorflight.org/)
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To: Ron H.

I’m holding off to give Perry one more chance to look half-way credible in the debates. If he fails again, that’s it. I’m on the Cain Train.


47 posted on 10/07/2011 12:08:37 PM PDT by samtheman (Palin. In your heart you know she's right.)
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To: cotton1706
**With Palin out, conservatives are moving to Cain.**

Moved Solid to CAIN when Sarah out! With Perry's supports starting to act like Rabid PAULBOTS... He can now join PAUL and ROMNEY.. anyone of those 3 get the Nomination, I may leave the President line ... BLANK!!! as I've only done ONCE before!!

48 posted on 10/07/2011 12:12:28 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (islam ... Cult of the DAMNED!!!)
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To: Ron H.

“Seismic Shift” - Oh yes he Cain!!!!

RAISE CAIN!!!


49 posted on 10/07/2011 12:12:32 PM PDT by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: truthguy
Look the reason Cain is doing well is because he's not hedging his bets. He goes all out and says what the other candidates are afraid to say. He simply isn't afraid to attack the protesters the way the other candidates are. He's not afraid of the Media. Being black, he can attack black attitudes in a way the other candidates are afraid to do for fear of being labeled as racist. This fearlessness is resonating with many.

Du'oh!? That's what I expect from the leader of the free world, someone who is not afraid to be Politically Incorrect when necessary. This is the mark of a true leader, telling it like it is and sugar coating it. All the rest can go back to playing tiddly-winks in the sandbox with the rest of their spineless political playmate night crawlers.

50 posted on 10/07/2011 12:12:43 PM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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