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boggsman1



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Holy cow Technoo..."quite a bit of support"...He's at 33% in the latest Gallup,

Is this the same poll that said Hillary was going to win? I put little faith in ANY poll.

predictable response from a true Republican. When the polls look good --brag
when the polls look terrible--discredit them... Frankly I'm surprised that 33% of Americans support the toddler-in-chief...

BTW Technoo..Gallup had Hillary winning by 3points, she won the popular vote(which is what polls poll--u know, humans), by 2.1points, so they were right.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Last night's world series game offered a great idea.

The NFL should have a policeman, or woman, sing the National Anthem for the foreseeable future, just to see which players will still take a knee, in the face of that singer.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have never pushed the results of any poll. As I said, I put little faith in any poll, liberal or conservative. I think many have an agenda and manipulate by how the questions are asked and what market they question. Some legit, some not, so I remain skeptical.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Polls are important in a democracy...a democratic vote is a poll. Gallup has been in the poll business forever, they are good at it. Today, their poll states that 34% of those polled approve of the job the Toddler In Chief is doing. Frankly , I'm surprised the number is that high, but I also know there is a block of voters who will support the blowhard no matter what....So, your original quote "quite a bit of support" , might be accurate for the Hannity/Fox and Friends crowd, but across the country, it's not the case, at all.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For the continuing boorishness of the President, and particularly for those who believe in an afterlife, I don't believe cringing discharges your civic responsibilities.

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The President steps in "it" at every turn, which gives the left the opportunity to highlight his shortcoming every day. I cringe all the time, but nevertheless, he is trying to push through his promised platform and that's why he still has quite a bit of support.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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For the continuing boorishness of the President, and particularly for those who believe in an afterlife, I don't believe cringing discharges your civic responsibilities.

So what do you think I should be doing to meet my civic responsibilities? The left seems to think that crying, bitching, complaining, protesting and obstructing are their civic responsibilities. I will vote when the time comes for those that I believe will stick to the platforms that I think are best for the US.

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Today, their poll states that 34% of those polled approve of the job the Toddler In Chief is doing.

A better question would be - "Knowing what you do now, would you have voted differently in the election?" I believe there are lots that don't approve, but wouldn't change their vote.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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For the continuing boorishness of the President, and particularly for those who believe in an afterlife, I don't believe cringing discharges your civic responsibilities.

So what do you think I should be doing to meet my civic responsibilities? The left seems to think that crying, bitching, complaining, protesting and obstructing are their civic responsibilities. I will vote when the time comes for those that I believe will stick to the platforms that I think are best for the US.

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Today, their poll states that 34% of those polled approve of the job the Toddler In Chief is doing.

A better question would be - "Knowing what you do now, would you have voted differently in the election?" I believe there are lots that don't approve, but wouldn't change their vote.


Terribly sad and cynical comment. Trump promised to clear the swamp--and installed crooked billionaires. Very few presidents have had appointees indicted--much less three in less than a year. Trump has done absolutely nothing for the poor--except con them.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

posts on general i mean col Klinks racist position on the civil war...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/people-officially-done-john-kelly-091449841.html

People Are Officially Done With John Kelly After His 'Absurd' Civil War Comments

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