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GALLUP POLL: 68% ARE UNHAPPY WITH COUNTRY'S DIRECTION
friendsoftheuschamber.com ^ | September 13, 2012 | KEVIN ROBILLARD

Posted on 09/13/2012 8:39:10 AM PDT by stevek1

The number of Americans satisfied with the country’s direction has nearly tripled over the past year, but a majority of them remain upset with where the United States is headed, according to a poll released Wednesday.

Three-in-ten Americans, or 30 percent, are very satisfied or somewhat satisfied, a Gallup poll found. That number is dwarfed by the 68 percent who are unhappy, including 41 percent who described themselves as very dissatisfied.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012issues; 2012polls; bhofascism; democrats; elections; nobama2012; obama
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1 posted on 09/13/2012 8:39:14 AM PDT by stevek1
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To: stevek1

So wouldn’t that indicate less than 32% would vote for the current dufi in charge?


2 posted on 09/13/2012 8:40:37 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: stevek1

Oh but, don’t worry they really, really want 4 more years of this crap./sarc


3 posted on 09/13/2012 8:40:50 AM PDT by erod (This Chicagoan will crawl over broken glass to vote the fake Chicagoan Obama out!)
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To: stevek1

Hopefully this will be reflected with the outcome of what will happen on November 6th.


4 posted on 09/13/2012 8:41:18 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: stevek1

So the other 32% must want more of our ambassadors raped and murdered by muslim pigs?

Makes perfect sense, this is America after all.


5 posted on 09/13/2012 8:42:21 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: stevek1

These polls are stupid. The left is unhappy because Obama isn’t take us to Marxism far enough fast enough. The right is unhappy for exactly the opposite reason.

Without breaking it down, this information is meaningless.


6 posted on 09/13/2012 8:43:07 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: stevek1

This is the one I always come back to. Reading RCP polls, they almost always have 0bama in the lead by some margin. But the ‘direction’ poll is telling...and it defies logic that if the huge majority thought the country was headed in the wrong direction, then why oh why would they elect the guy who brought us there?


7 posted on 09/13/2012 8:43:34 AM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: stevek1

Gallup should be expecting another call from the DOJ now...


8 posted on 09/13/2012 8:43:57 AM PDT by Squidpup ("Fight the Good Fight")
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To: stevek1

I’ve always thought that stat was meaningless or subject to gross misintpretation.

How are they disatisfied?

Many on the left may be dissatisfied that Obama is not taking us into socialism fast enough. Just saying you’re dissatisfied doesn’t mean much.......


9 posted on 09/13/2012 8:44:14 AM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare berry bear formerly known as Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: secret garden

Not if the sample includes Marxists who think we aren’t enslaving the rich fast enough.


10 posted on 09/13/2012 8:47:13 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: secret garden

may indicate that 32% are p.o-ed that he did not implement Socialist Nirvana during his first three months in office.


11 posted on 09/13/2012 8:47:41 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: stevek1

There is also a 68% chance that Gallup will now be sued.


12 posted on 09/13/2012 8:47:46 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: stevek1

Maybe the people want more unemployment, more debt, more low middle class income, higher gas prices, higher food prices etc.
After all Gallup tells us the One is winning by at least 5 points. So...I guess they mean the wrong direction as in Obama is not doing enough of his magic. Huh?


13 posted on 09/13/2012 8:51:42 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: stevek1

“GALLUP POLL: 68% ARE UNHAPPY WITH COUNTRY’S DIRECTION”

Those racists...


14 posted on 09/13/2012 8:52:08 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: stevek1

That 32% just about reflects the amount that are on the permanent , never need to work, don’t want to work, don’t know how to work, DOLE! It is a permanent underclass that the Democrats must keep on their plantation if they want to succeed at elections.


15 posted on 09/13/2012 8:53:19 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: secret garden

68% of people being unhappy will not translate into a win for O. His 2008 posse will either be mad enough to vote for Romney or they will just stay home.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 8:55:39 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: stevek1

Sadly many of those will still vote for the status quo


17 posted on 09/13/2012 9:06:46 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: stevek1

...and probably half of the 68% are unwittingly responsible for putting us in this state, by virtue of their own votes and political mindset.


18 posted on 09/13/2012 9:08:59 AM PDT by golas1964 (Obama must be defeated in 2012)
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To: stevek1

Meanwhile… 90% of the lamestream media are fully satisfied with the direction of the country and much better off than they were four years ago.


19 posted on 09/13/2012 9:09:15 AM PDT by jerod (They were Socialist, Pro-Abortionist, Gun Control Nuts & Excessive Environmentalist -the NAZI party)
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To: erod

-— Oh but, don’t worry they really, really want 4 more years of this crap./sarc -—

Laid-off twice in the last four years. Never in the previous 25.

Yes! I want more!

Remember the loser from ‘08: “oh, thank you Mr. President for graciously taking time from your busy day!!!”? Even he has had enough.


20 posted on 09/13/2012 9:10:17 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: golas1964

May they all,learn from their lesson and we’ll be free from Jimmy Carter for another 32 years at least!


21 posted on 09/13/2012 9:13:02 AM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative. REJECT THEN STOP SOCIALISM THIS NOV!)
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To: SueRae

“This is the one I always come back to. Reading RCP polls, they almost always have 0bama in the lead by some margin. But the ‘direction’ poll is telling...and it defies logic that if the huge majority thought the country was headed in the wrong direction, then why oh why would they elect the guy who brought us there?”

People may still be telling the polls they “like” Obama (and they know that they are lying when they make the statement), but they tell the truth about the economy because the answer is somewhat “detached” from Obama. In my opinion, this is the money question and FUBO ( and his media sycophants) know they are in deep sh!t.


22 posted on 09/13/2012 9:19:19 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: stevek1

What I don’t understand is:

1. America is on the wrong track
2. therefore, I’m voting to re-elect Obama.

Makes you wonder if Obama is not part of the question, Americans feel safe to speak their minds but when Obama’s name is mentioned in the question, the Wilder effect takes over and people speak their fidelity to Obama for fear of being called a racist.


23 posted on 09/13/2012 9:20:22 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: GeronL

You’re always so full of good positive posts. Nobody wants sunshine blown up their ass, but you have very little good things to say in your posts. That can be just as annoying.


24 posted on 09/13/2012 9:20:27 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

I’m sorry to hear about that I know how it’s like, I graduated in 08 and it took me three years to find a full time job, that was the most frustrating time of my life, but I stuck in there and got work. I like you, don’t want another four years of this garbage, I want to see the economy grow, I want to have a bright future for my yet to be born children, I want the price of gas to go down so I can buy a new car and afford payments. I think a lot of people feel this way.


25 posted on 09/13/2012 9:23:55 AM PDT by erod (This Chicagoan will crawl over broken glass to vote the fake Chicagoan Obama out!)
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To: snarkytart
Yes, it is such a beautiful day.


26 posted on 09/13/2012 9:23:55 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: snarkytart
I like happy kittens


27 posted on 09/13/2012 9:24:58 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: snarkytart
The sky really is falling, thank goodness for senility- at least someone is smiling.


28 posted on 09/13/2012 9:27:00 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: stevek1

RE: 68% Unhappy with country’s direction.

And yet, polls show that a significant number vote to go FORWARD. Go figure....


29 posted on 09/13/2012 9:27:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: snarkytart

oh noes... looking at the last few posts I think I have turned this thread into Facebook.


30 posted on 09/13/2012 9:28:58 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: stevek1

Don’t jump out of the frying pan into the fire.

http://www.tomhoefling.com/


31 posted on 09/13/2012 9:31:15 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ("The opposite of compromise is character." -- Frederick Douglass)
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To: stevek1

And yet, a big chunk of that 68% will vote for Obama and hope he pays their mortgage and gas for them. Way too many Americans see the solution for our problems to be giving bigger handouts.


32 posted on 09/13/2012 9:41:20 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: erod
Oh but, don’t worry they really, really want 4 more years of this crap./sarc

Not sure if that /sarc tag is needed. It'll be interesting to see what the Gallup numbers re: 0 vs R will be today.

33 posted on 09/13/2012 9:41:29 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Hysterically funny stuff. Each election you try and help the RATS with more and more ridiculous alternatives to the Republican. It won’t be long before your candidates won’t get more votes than the Mickey Mouse write-ins.

This latest makes The Disaster look experienced.

How much of a lunatic does one have to be to run for president when he not only does not have a chance but is laughably unqualified?

If this loon’s name was subject to a recognition test there would not be 0.00001% of the polled who recognize it.

One could not DELIBERATELY find a more obscure candidate.


34 posted on 09/13/2012 9:44:17 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: arrogantsob

Says a man who is supporting the most liberal governor in the history of the republic.

What could be more ridiculous than that?


35 posted on 09/13/2012 9:45:49 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ("The opposite of compromise is character." -- Frederick Douglass)
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To: EternalVigilance; All
What could be more ridiculous than that?

Voting for you.....

:-)

36 posted on 09/13/2012 9:47:45 AM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Lakeshark

So, you’re on America’s premiere conservative forum, declaring that it is ridiculous to support me, someone who has consistently fought for more than twenty years for every single stated principle on the homepage of Free Republic, more than it is is ridiculous to support the most liberal governor in the history of the republic.

Okey-dokey then.


37 posted on 09/13/2012 9:53:03 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ("The opposite of compromise is character." -- Frederick Douglass)
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To: stevek1
Three-in-ten Americans, or 30 percent, are very satisfied or somewhat satisfied

Every day i wonder where people like this come from if your satisfied with the direction of our country where is your head right now or where has it been that you can't see this is the wrong direction for freedom and prosperity

Or are these maybe the folks who are well off enough to not think that these times will effect them directly

I just don't understand how people can be that stupid or oblivious ....

38 posted on 09/13/2012 9:54:33 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: EternalVigilance
Yep.

Proud exposer of your silliness.

39 posted on 09/13/2012 9:58:41 AM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: secret garden

Unfortunately most of the masses are more interested in sucking the life out of God`s unborn children, and celebrating homosexuality, than they are in anything else.

A Jewish elected Democrat on Cavuto yesterday gave that very answer (I paraphrase) as why so many American Jews vote Democrat.

His exact words....their support for abortion/homosexuality trumps the plight of their brothers well being in Israel.

Now I know most Jews reject Christ, but I would like to ask them what in Heavens name their Old Testament has to say about Homosexuality and harming a child/abortion.

I and they know very well what it says.

Jesus was a Jew, am not knocking Jews, I weep for them, just as I do the poor dumb black`s and Catholic Dems etc that basically ALL spit on Christ.

ALL these folks are going to vote Democrat regardless of their situation.


40 posted on 09/13/2012 9:58:51 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: Lakeshark
Proud exposer of your silliness.

Nothing could be sillier than claiming to be a conservative while supporting liberals.

41 posted on 09/13/2012 10:01:38 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ("The opposite of compromise is character." -- Frederick Douglass)
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To: EternalVigilance

This coming from some one who couldn’t win for dog catcher in your local area.......


42 posted on 09/13/2012 10:07:24 AM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: secret garden

Who are these 32% who think we are headed in the right direction? Our embassies are in flames; nearly 400,000 people lost there jobs just LAST week, 23 million people are unemployed, 45 million people are on food stamps; gas prices at an all time high; medicare and SS are nearing bankruptcy; we are 16 Trillion in debt; the fed is printing money and the dollar is in freefall; inflation is on the rise; we are on the brink of another world war in the middle east etc, etc.
32% think we are headed in the right direction?????? Who the F@!K are these people????? Pretty scary.


43 posted on 09/13/2012 10:10:24 AM PDT by oldernittany
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To: secret garden

The argument for those 32% is “You may hate Obama but you’ll REALLY hate Romney”.Some will buy that argument, some will not but that’s the crux of the argument.


44 posted on 09/13/2012 10:15:30 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - 1984)
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To: Lakeshark; Jim Robinson; BlackElk; wagglebee; Steve Schulin; Gelato
So, let's take one state as an example: California, a state that has the electoral votes which will likely determine whether or not Barack Obama wins reelection.

The choices will be:

Tom Hoefling, [me] a pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-border security, pro-Constitution, peace through strength Reagan conservative.

Barack Obama, the most liberal [alleged] president in history.

Mitt Romney, the most liberal governor in history, a candidate who has already quite obviously ceded California's electoral votes to Obama.

Rosanne Barr, a crazed leftist.

Gary Johnson, a pro-abortion, pro-homosexual, isolationist Libertarian.

So, in addition to telling us who you would vote for with such choices, please explain how it is "silly" for a conservative to vote for me.

*Jim, I pinged you to this exchange because you're an influential citizen of the great state of California.

45 posted on 09/13/2012 10:15:44 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ("The opposite of compromise is character." -- Frederick Douglass)
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To: SueRae

The argument being made to them is “It’s bad now but it’ll be worse with Romney”. That’s why the libs are not touting their record, such as it is. They know they cannot make Obama look good enough to win votes. Instead, they need to make Romney look bad enough that Obama looks like the better option in comparison.


46 posted on 09/13/2012 10:17:56 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - 1984)
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To: stevek1

Three-in-ten Americans, or 30 percent, are very satisfied with being on welfare.
All play and no work paid for by the worker bees.


47 posted on 09/13/2012 10:47:43 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: stevek1

...and still Obama leads in almost every poll including Gallup...


48 posted on 09/13/2012 11:03:13 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: EternalVigilance

Good to see some sanity. I’m in the same situation myself. Good luck sir.!


49 posted on 09/13/2012 11:11:28 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: stevek1
Three-in-ten Americans, or 30 percent, are very satisfied or somewhat satisfied, a Gallup poll found. That number is dwarfed by the 68 percent who are unhappy, including 41 percent who described themselves as very dissatisfied.

Yet the polls would have us believe that the Liberal Messiah and Romney are essentially tied. If 68% believe the country is going in the wrong direction, then Romney will easily win in November. Either this poll or the Presidential polls are wrong. I'm guessing the latter.

50 posted on 09/13/2012 11:13:00 AM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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