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Poll: Obama barely holding lead over Romney in Florida
LATimed ^ | May 10,2012

Posted on 05/10/2012 5:21:26 AM PDT by PRePublic

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎ By Mitchell Landsberg Florida, the state that bequeathed Bush vs. Gore to the American political lexicon, is once again evenly divided in a presidential race, according to a new statewide poll.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fl; obama; romney
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To: ElkGroveDan
I hate to disagree, but Obama will win NY, CA, MA, IL, MI, WA, NJ and a number of smaller NE states by overwhelming margins. Those same states would go to Satan by the same or greater margins if he were running with a (D) after his name. These areas are lost until the ineveitable economic reboot occurs.

We can win without them. Even with a weakling like Romney. Win without them and govern without them.

51 posted on 05/10/2012 7:36:09 AM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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To: jboot

I disagree. I think that Hussien will win NY, CA, IL, etc. but not by huge margins.

As for MI, WA, NJ, NH, MA, etc., I think these are in play (my opinion). I really am beginning to think that many people are getting really sick of Zero’s liberal positions and egotistical speeches that the will vote against him in November. I think that more and more people will view Romney as a more reasonable and palitabe alternative.


52 posted on 05/10/2012 7:42:45 AM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

I don’t believe it for a minute, not even a second.

First of all, at this point in the campaign, go with me on this, an incumbent barely tied or leading just a little, is really, really bad news for the incumbent.

It ain’t rocket science. A lot of people, not political junkees, are probably not even aware that Romney’s pretty much clinched the nomination. There’s probably plenty of people still waiting for Newt or Palin to maybe make a comeback.

And yet Romney inches up more and more...in MAY?

Assuming the polls aren’t skewed, which they always are.

I know this administration can read the handwriting on the wall. What with the 2010 rout and what happened this past Tuesday....they know their days are numbered.


53 posted on 05/10/2012 7:45:32 AM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: Mouton

“I was with a black dem elected official yesterday and his commentary was quite out of sync with Ozero’s stance on a wide number of issues ....”

Don’t count on that translating into Romney votes. The portion of Black community that dislikes Obama will suck it up, hold their noses, and pull the D lever. Never minding that Obama has driven the bus into a ditch.......


54 posted on 05/10/2012 7:49:32 AM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: Sooth2222

“I considered him “undecided”.”

Must be ne of those ‘go along to get along canines.....’


55 posted on 05/10/2012 7:51:44 AM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: Forty-Niner

I don’t translate that into Rombama votes, but I do think there will be less for Ozero which is a half a vote for Rombama.


56 posted on 05/10/2012 7:58:22 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: jboot

So WHERE is a good conservative to go??


57 posted on 05/10/2012 8:01:12 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: PRePublic

Making it worse for the dog eater, this is a “registered voters” poll.


58 posted on 05/10/2012 8:18:45 AM PDT by Redcloak (Mitt Romney: Puttin' the "Country club" back in "Republican".)
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To: Prince of Space

Registered voter polls are worthless in my opinion.


59 posted on 05/10/2012 8:25:56 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: Fishtalk

“an incumbent barely tied or leading just a little, is really, really bad news for the incumbent.”

All of what you write is true but what we don’t yet know how much the affirmative action bump barry will get. That is uncharted territory. Some percent of dim bulb moderates will pull the lever for barry no matter how bad a job he does because they so want the first black President to be successful. We won’t know until the election what percent of voters that will be.


60 posted on 05/10/2012 8:29:27 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: PRePublic
If I were to believe this poll in its current form, which I don't, it still shows “Vote Against” Romney at 23% which probably means that they are Conservatives making a statement but will ultimately vote for him.

With past polling history I can guarantee that Romney is actually up by at least 5% right now and Obama knows it which is why he threw that Gay Marriage Red Herring out there yesterday.

61 posted on 05/10/2012 8:38:58 AM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: jboot

“Northern VA is reliably Dem now”

This should not be forgotten and may tip the state to the kenyan in the election. It is sad to see Fairfax County now a bastion of Democratic Socialism.


62 posted on 05/10/2012 8:44:37 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: ZULU

I wish I knew. Alaska comes to mind. Quite defensible if TSHTF. I know some have left altogether and are living in Central America.


63 posted on 05/10/2012 8:51:47 AM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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64 posted on 05/10/2012 9:01:00 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: PRePublic

BS and more BS. o bama will not win Florida. NO WAY!


65 posted on 05/10/2012 9:12:40 AM PDT by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: engrpat

his is a junk poll, designed to fit a predetermined outcome.
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Of course it is.


66 posted on 05/10/2012 9:13:45 AM PDT by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

Please!!!! Give me a break!!! Obama will lose Florida by a huge margin. end of story!!! Obama is leading Romney, just like Charley Crist was leading Marco Rubio. Rubio beat Crist by nearly a million vote margin!!!
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Bingo!


67 posted on 05/10/2012 9:18:29 AM PDT by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: TMA62

I can’t speak for the other states...but Washington is as solidly liberal as California. Washington will go for Obama by a moderate but solid margin. Washington is reliably Democrat, enviornmentalist, pro-union and very pro-gay. None of these by a huge margin but by a very solidly reliable and unassailable margin. And every year it trends even more solidly Democrat. If Reagan were running today both Carter and Mondale would carry Washington, even against him, easily and solidly.


68 posted on 05/10/2012 9:21:35 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: TMA62

Maybe NJ, NH and MA are possibly in play. I think WI might be in play, same with PA. I’d me astounded if MI and WA don’t go all the way for Zero. Any northern state with a major urban core is going to be a long shot for a Republican. Between the dependent parasite masses, the prog True Believers and the Dem fraud machine those places are going to give Zero overwhelming numbers of votes.


69 posted on 05/10/2012 9:44:23 AM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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To: Forty-Niner; Mouton

The best we can hope for is that they stay home. 90%+ of them who get to a voting booth will pull the lever for the Dem, no matter what he does or what he stands for. Donks = Dollars. Its a simple pocketbook vote.


70 posted on 05/10/2012 9:49:37 AM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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To: lodi90

A Republican can still win VA, but it will require high turnout downstate. Republican turnout was depressed in 2008. I don’t think it will be this year. But Fairfax and Loudon will glow blue on the map, you can guarantee it.


71 posted on 05/10/2012 9:54:06 AM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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After I win re-election I will be able to be more flexible




72 posted on 05/10/2012 9:59:04 AM PDT by devolve (------ ---- ---------toss_subhumans_in_Hannibal*s_wild_boar_pit----------- ---------------------)
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To: Biggirl
Well Obama shot himself in the feet yesterday when he came out for gay marriage.

Still wouldn't most have already thought he favored "gay" "marriage"? People just lack knowledge.

73 posted on 05/10/2012 10:13:57 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: PRePublic

The fact that he holds any lead at all is vomit worthy. I truly don’t anticipate him losing ground either to be perfectly honest.

I know most do, I’m not one of them. I actually think he’ll gain in support as we move towards November simply because Romey is so awful. Sickening.


74 posted on 05/10/2012 10:19:48 AM PDT by hitchwolf
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To: Daffynition

That’s Hillary Clinton’s favorite story. She famously referred to it during her tirade against “the vast right-wing conspiracy that attacked my husband from the beginning of his campaign”. He talks about “the turtle on the post” a lot too.


75 posted on 05/10/2012 10:20:55 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: jboot

Alaska is a possibility. I still think Montana and Idaho still look good.

The only way I will leave America is feet first with my boots on. She is too valuable to abandon.


76 posted on 05/10/2012 10:22:38 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: xzins
We have the GOP-e on offense, and Romney’s the pitcher.

It’s enough to make a true conservative weep.

Maybe it's time for you to get a Mitt and get in the game.

77 posted on 05/10/2012 10:53:56 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: jboot

Yeah, well watch what happens.


78 posted on 05/10/2012 11:24:29 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: jboot

“Fairfax and Loudon will glow blue on the map, you can guarantee it.”

I guess it’s partly my fault. Back in the ‘90’s I worked for Trader Joe’s and helped open the first few TJ’s in NOVA. Loudon back then was mostly farmland and now it is full of dim bulb dems!


79 posted on 05/10/2012 12:17:48 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: PRePublic

My father-in-law having died, my mother-in-law has now made Aliya to live with us. Two Obama votes taken out of the calculation (only a fringe benefit), and yet another argument for extended family, rather than nuclear familettes.


80 posted on 05/10/2012 12:21:00 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: ZULU
Montana and Idaho will probabaly remain OK during my lifetime. Wyoming is another possibility. Progs and parasites don't want to live three hours by car from the nearest Starbucks, and they really hate dealing with the frozen stuff. Crowheart, WY has nice weather five months out of the year. ;-)

I won't leave America because, well, there is nowhere else to go. The other choices are either liberal socialist petri dishes or dirt-world crapholes. I don't have the money to go live in a compound on some Costa Rican mountaintop. I don't know if I would go even if I did, though.

81 posted on 05/10/2012 12:54:19 PM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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To: lodi90

I was there for the Grand Opening of the TJs in Reston. It was a nice little town back then.


82 posted on 05/10/2012 12:55:54 PM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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To: ElkGroveDan
Hope you are right.

If it goes our way, election night and the next couple days could be...interesting. If Zero is trending poorly going in I'm taking a few days off so I don't have to go near Baltimore.

83 posted on 05/10/2012 12:59:15 PM PDT by jboot (Emperor: "How will this end?" Kosh: "In fire.")
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To: ilgipper

Not only that but Obama gave up forty two percent to his opponent in the West Virginia primary, an opponent who is in a federal prison in Texas! He then gave up twenty percent running UNOPPOSED in North Carolina! Twenty percent of the voters went for “other”.


84 posted on 05/10/2012 2:45:52 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: PRePublic

But “barely” is enough.


85 posted on 05/10/2012 5:12:16 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: ZULU
But STILL, WHY...

If you really want to know, Milton Friedman has articulated some very thoughtful and knowledgeable answers. Here's just two of many from which to choose.

Eight minute lecture excerpt:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-8g5S0z5Y4&feature=relmfu

Twenty-eight minute interview:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RzGHvlltlE

86 posted on 05/10/2012 5:23:27 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Lee'sGhost; ZULU
Also, this one should be to that previous list.

Nine minute lecture excerpt:

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

87 posted on 05/10/2012 5:31:28 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Daffynition

THAT is funny. That should definitely make the rounds.


88 posted on 05/10/2012 5:34:59 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: All
OK, lets straighten this out... Raw Poll, Registered Voters,

Obama 46 Romney 45 Undecided 9

Likely Voters Romney 47.5 Obama 44.5 Undecided 9...

Undecided splits to challenger 80-20

Romney 53.1, Obama 46.9...

Plus LA Times is MSM, so there is even more there but hard to quantify...

Thank you and have a nice day...
89 posted on 05/10/2012 5:48:55 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: PapaNew

My email list *all* got it! [With many accolades.]


90 posted on 05/10/2012 7:28:29 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: ZULU

I learned on Rush today...a lot of these Yankee transplants are called *Halfbacks* ...I’m glad Rush asked the caller, from NC, I believe, what the term meant...

A person originally from the northeastern U.S. who retired to Florida only to later move “half way back” to the southern Appalachian mountains....b/c they found Florida too hot in the summer...and find the mountains of NC cooler. :)


91 posted on 05/10/2012 7:34:32 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
Amazing, never heard that term before. "only to later move “half way back""

We have several in our Legion here in Hershey. Several moved back from Florida to Ashville, NC area. They are still bitching though. The golf courses are too hilly.
All of them good people.

92 posted on 05/10/2012 7:40:57 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Any Republican. Just NO Obama.)
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To: AGreatPer

Ashville, is positively beautiful! As are the Smokies. :)


93 posted on 05/10/2012 8:06:20 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: newnhdad

“I have conducted a poll and the “results” are:

Obama- 112%
Romney- 0%
Other- 3%

How can I get it published?”
***

The AP and reuters are hiring new obama ass-kissers.


94 posted on 05/11/2012 12:31:04 AM PDT by max americana
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To: jboot

“I won’t leave America because, well, there is nowhere else to go. The other choices are either liberal socialist petri dishes or dirt-world crapholes. I don’t have the money to go live in a compound on some Costa Rican mountaintop. I don’t know if I would go even if I did, though. “

Good for you! We will stay here and FIGHT these people, even if the only thing we have left are teeth and fists - like the Spartans at Thermopylae. And like the Persians - THEY WILL BE STOPPED.


95 posted on 05/11/2012 6:53:39 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: PRePublic
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96 posted on 05/11/2012 2:38:10 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: patriot08

I want that bumper sticker! Is it real, where did you get it?


97 posted on 05/11/2012 3:17:10 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: kalee

I got it from a post on FR.
It was made by a FReeper.
He said we should all feel free to use


98 posted on 05/11/2012 4:10:47 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: PRePublic
He is only "barely" holding a lead over Romney in Florida...because they haven't polled the dead. When the dead vote, (twice) things might be different.

Obama is not scared, he has the Dem thugs and criminals to handle the election results for him.

99 posted on 05/11/2012 5:56:29 PM PDT by CitizenM (Obama studied our Constution because he hates it, not because he loves our country or laws.)
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To: jboot

Don’t forget all the Muslims that have moved into Northern Virginia, too. They are complete and utter slime and a blight on the land.


100 posted on 05/11/2012 6:00:41 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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