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5 point lead

Post by SaulChanukah » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:21 am

McCain takes 5-point lead over Obama-Reuters poll

Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:11am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sharp turnaround, Republican John McCain has opened a 5-point lead on Democrat Barack Obama in the U.S. presidential race and is seen as a stronger manager of the economy, according to a Reuters/Zogby poll released on Wednesday.

McCain leads Obama among likely U.S. voters by 46 percent to 41 percent, wiping out Obama's solid 7-point advantage in July and taking his first lead in the monthly Reuters/Zogby poll.

The reversal follows a month of attacks by McCain, who has questioned Obama's experience, criticized his opposition to most new offshore oil drilling and mocked his overseas trip.

The poll was taken Thursday through Saturday as Obama wrapped up a weeklong vacation in Hawaii that ceded the political spotlight to McCain, who seized on Russia's invasion of Georgia to emphasize his foreign policy views.

"There is no doubt the campaign to discredit Obama is paying off for McCain right now," pollster John Zogby said. "This is a significant ebb for Obama."

McCain now has a 9-point edge, 49 percent to 40 percent, over Obama on the critical question of who would be the best manager of the economy -- an issue nearly half of voters said was their top concern in the November 4 presidential election.

That margin reversed Obama's 4-point edge last month on the economy over McCain, an Arizona senator and former Vietnam prisoner of war who has admitted a lack of economic expertise and shows far greater interest in foreign and military policy.

McCain has been on the offensive against Obama during the last month over energy concerns, with polls showing strong majorities supporting his call for an expansion of offshore oil drilling as gasoline prices hover near $4 a gallon.

Obama had opposed new offshore drilling, but said recently he would support a limited expansion as part of a comprehensive energy program.

That was one of several recent policy shifts for Obama, as he positions himself for the general election battle. But Zogby said the changes could be taking a toll on Obama's support, particularly among Democrats and self-described liberals.

"That hairline difference between nuance and what appears to be flip-flopping is hurting him with liberal voters," Zogby said.

Obama's support among Democrats fell 9 percentage points this month to 74 percent, while McCain has the backing of 81 percent of Republicans. Support for Obama, an Illinois senator, fell 12 percentage points among liberals, with 10 percent of liberals still undecided compared to 9 percent of conservatives.

OBAMA NEEDS TO WORK ON BASE

"Conservatives were supposed to be the bigger problem for McCain," Zogby said. "Obama still has work to do on his base. At this point McCain seems to be doing a better job with his."

The dip in support for Obama, who would be the first black U.S. president, cut across demographic and ideological lines. He slipped among Catholics, born-again Christians, women, independents and younger voters. He retained the support of more than 90 percent of black voters.

"There were no wild swings, there isn't one group that is radically different than last month or even two months ago. It was just a steady decline for Obama across the board," Zogby said.

Obama's support among voters between the ages of 18 and 29, which had been one of his strengths, slipped 12 percentage points to 52 percent. McCain, who will turn 72 next week, was winning 40 percent of younger voters.

"Those are not the numbers Obama needs to win," Zogby said about Americans under 30. The 47-year-old is counting on a strong turnout among young voters, a key bloc of support during his primary battle with New York Sen. Hillary Clinton.

It made little difference when independent candidate Ralph Nader and Libertarian Party candidate Bob Barr, who are both trying to add their names to state ballots.

McCain still held a 5-point edge over Obama, 44 percent to 39 percent, when all four names were included. Barr earned 3 percent and Nader 2 percent.

Most national polls have given Obama a narrow lead over McCain throughout the summer. In the Reuters/Zogby poll, Obama had a 5-point lead in June, shortly after he clinched the Democratic nomination, and an 8-point lead on McCain in May.

The telephone poll of 1,089 likely voters had a margin of error of 3 percentage points.

The poll was taken as both candidates head into their nominating conventions and the announcements of their choices of vice presidential picks. The Democratic convention begins on Monday in Denver, with the Republican convention opening the next Monday, September 1, in St. Paul, Minnesota.

(Editing by Patricia Wilson and Patricia Zengerle)

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by karlhenning » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:24 am

Music ... he just loves it.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by SaulChanukah » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:31 am

Karlos,

Why begin yet again on the wrong foot?

You say something that might get me upset and then I call you names...

Is this how you want to spend your time here on CMG?

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Barry » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:10 am

SaulChanukah wrote:Karlos,

Why begin yet again on the wrong foot?

You say something that might get me upset and then I call you names...

Is this how you want to spend your time here on CMG?
Best to ignore him, Saul. Karl is a substance-free zone when it comes to anything but music.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:17 am

Make him a foe in your preferences Saul...that should help, and Barry's right, ignore him...you would think that after Ted's apology everyone would realize how much better the Pub feels when people are civil to each other, it lasted a week, but, I guess Karl does not care about anybody but himself...there is no justification for his sarcasm...
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:22 am

Posted by mistake...meant as pm...
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by karlhenning » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:37 am

I beg your pardon, Saul.

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by karlhenning » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:45 am

Chalkperson wrote:Karl is a really nasty person
There are seventy people I work with and make music with, who have a startlingly different opinion of me.

I wonder which opinion has more weight: theirs, or yours?

And, I suppose this personal remark on your part is not "nasty."

Barry wrote:Karl is a substance-free zone when it comes to anything but music.

Let us discuss substance a little while, Barry.

I am creating a body of artistic work which will live on after me.

What of endurance are you accomplishing, Barry? Political commentary in an Internet forum?

Cheers,
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by JackC » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:56 am

"I am creating a body of artistic work which will live on after me.

What of endurance are you accomplishing, Barry? Political commentary in an Internet forum?

Cheers,
~Karl"


WOW, that is one of the more arrogant/offensive personal remarks I have seen on this forum. Is it really so clear that writing music, which may or may "live on" after you, puts you above what others have chosen to do with their lives?

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Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:59 am

karlhenning wrote:
Chalkperson wrote:Karl is a really nasty person
There are seventy people I work with and make music with, who have a startlingly different opinion of me.

I wonder which opinion has more weight: theirs, or yours?

And, I suppose this personal remark on your part is not "nasty."
Sorry Karl, it was supposed to be a pm...I posted by mistake...I would never have posted a comment like that...i'm sick to death of Saul Bashing so I was offering support but it was not meant to be there for all to see...I deleted the post...sorry again...
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Barry » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:05 am

karlhenning wrote: Let us discuss substance a little while, Barry.

I am creating a body of artistic work which will live on after me.

What of endurance are you accomplishing, Barry? Political commentary in an Internet forum?

Cheers,
~Karl[/color]
Let's discuss it indeed, Karl. In addition to being free of substance in the pub, you're apparently a very selective reader since I clearly said you're sub-free on non-musical subjects. Shall we pull up your posts on the pub? You do virtually nothing but make snide comments, often of a personal nature, without offerering anything of substance to the discussion. So my comment stands. Bless you for your musical talent, but don't confuse the issue.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by living_stradivarius » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:07 am

Will somebody please compose a symphony illustrating McCain's 5-point lead? I think everything would be so much clearer then. Thank you.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Ted » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:35 am

Chalkie writes:
everyone would realize how much better the Pub feels when people are civil to each other,
Let's not get carried away, a little flaming now and then keeps the blood running****

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Barry » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:37 am

Ted wrote:Chalkie writes:
everyone would realize how much better the Pub feels when people are civil to each other,
Let's not get carried away, a little flaming now and then keeps the blood running****
I agree :wink: . I've recently concluded that I need to be able to vent on politics on here because I'm surrounded by virtually nothing but liberals most of the week and I hate arguing about these things in person. I usually feel terrible afterward. I now consider this board positive therapy.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Ted » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:46 am

Hey Philly Boy
Now that the Yankees are totally out of it I can't be botherd looking at the standings, how are the Phils doing?

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by stenka razin » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:50 am

Wednesday, August 20, 2008
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows Barack Obama attracting 45% of the vote while John McCain earns 42%. When "leaners" are included, it’s Obama 47% and McCain 46%. :idea:
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Barry » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:14 pm

Ted wrote:Hey Philly Boy
Now that the Yankees are totally out of it I can't be botherd looking at the standings, how are the Phils doing?
A game and a half (one in the loss column) behind the Mets. The Phils' mighty lineup has been unbelievably bad for probably a couple months now. I can't believe they're all slumping at once.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:15 pm

Ted wrote:Chalkie writes:
everyone would realize how much better the Pub feels when people are civil to each other,
Let's not get carried away, a little flaming now and then keeps the blood running****
I agree . I've recently concluded that I need to be able to vent on politics on here because I'm surrounded by virtually nothing but liberals most of the week and I hate arguing about these things in person. I usually feel terrible afterward. I now consider this board positive therapy.
We, understand that, but we put off new members because of it, members that should be on the music board which is why we are all here...is civility really too much to ask of grown up people... :?
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Barry » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:24 pm

Chalkperson wrote:
Ted wrote:Chalkie writes:
everyone would realize how much better the Pub feels when people are civil to each other,
Let's not get carried away, a little flaming now and then keeps the blood running****
I agree . I've recently concluded that I need to be able to vent on politics on here because I'm surrounded by virtually nothing but liberals most of the week and I hate arguing about these things in person. I usually feel terrible afterward. I now consider this board positive therapy.
We, understand that, but we put off new members because of it, members that should be on the music board which is why we are all here...is civility really too much to ask of grown up people... :?
On an Internet political forum, yes, it is. :wink:

People are never going to behave as civilly to each on-line when discussing politics and world events as they will when they have to look the person they're talking to in the eye. And I really don't think there is anything wrong with that either. That's not to say I think it should be anything goes. I've mentioned before that the RMCR board has no moderation, and it gets completely out of hand at times as a result. But aggressively arguing our points on serious issues without being too personally insulting should be fine.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:01 pm

Barry wrote: On an Internet political forum, yes, it is. :wink:
I know and fully understand that is the norm, are there other music Boards that have a political one as well, i've never looked elsewhere as CMG is all I need...
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Barry » Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:06 pm

Chalkperson wrote:
Barry wrote: On an Internet political forum, yes, it is. :wink:
I know and fully understand that is the norm, are there other music Boards that have a political one as well, i've never looked elsewhere as CMG is all I need...
Well RMCR is the classical board with the most regular posters, at least among those I'm aware of. And they have just the one board, but they mark thread titles with an "o.t." for off-topic when they want to discussing something other than music.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 2:47 pm

Barry wrote:
Chalkperson wrote:
Barry wrote: On an Internet political forum, yes, it is. :wink:
I know and fully understand that is the norm, are there other music Boards that have a political one as well, i've never looked elsewhere as CMG is all I need...
Well RMCR is the classical board with the most regular posters, at least among those I'm aware of. And they have just the one board, but they mark thread titles with an "o.t." for off-topic when they want to discussing something other than music.
OK, my reason to suggest civility is because we are a Music Board too...it's taken me eighteen months and a lot of personal encouragement and support from Corlyss to post here, I gave up three or four times because of the tone of the posts and the non stop Saul bashing, each time Corlyss held my hand and coaxed me back, my point is that people like Sean are very put off by that aspect of the Pub, the roughouse mentality...but Ted apologises, Fugu Quits and so now Karl starts bashing him again...i'm not protecting Saul in a Pizza like way either (as you know I never post on Israel or Religion) i'm just trying to suggest we all make an effort to make the Pub more palitable (sp), I received a PM today from a member who was encouraged by the new friendlier version of the Pub, within ten minutes of that message Karl made his uncalled for sarcastic comment...one can never win...but I will continue to live in hope... :wink:

PS i'm not advocating a truce between the Left and Right leaning members in any way, it's healthy dialog, and stimulating too it's just a call for less insults and namecalling in the posts...
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Corlyss_D » Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:14 pm

karlhenning wrote:
Chalkperson wrote:Karl is a really nasty person
There are seventy people I work with and make music with, who have a startlingly different opinion of me.
I'm sure, Karl. You should just avoid politics. You don't know anything about it and it brings out the worst in you! :lol: As a political commentator, you're a good composer.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by karlhenning » Wed Aug 20, 2008 6:47 pm

Corlyss_D wrote:
karlhenning wrote:There are seventy people I work with and make music with, who have a startlingly different opinion of me.
I'm sure, Karl. You should just avoid politics. You don't know anything about it and it brings out the worst in you! :lol: As a political commentator, you're a good composer.
Avoid politics: excellent advice, Corlyss! Apparently, there's quite a few votes here I've irretrievably lost : - )

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PS/ My wife of 14 years doesn't think I'm remotely "nasty," either. All right, take that as read. My mom-in-law of 14 years doesn't think I'm remotely "nasty," either.
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by GK » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:14 pm

While the Zogby poll is in the minority it has generally been the most accurate over the past two decades, a notable exception being the New Hampshire primary. Also a close analysis of all the polls point to a narrowing of the race. It may be time for the Obama people to reconsider the VP situation and turn to the person who is most likely to get him the most votes--Hillary Clinton.

PS--I apologize for going back to the original topic. :wink:

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Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:43 pm

GK wrote:While the Zogby poll is in the minority it has generally been the most accurate over the past two decades, a notable exception being the New Hampshire primary. Also a close analysis of all the polls point to a narrowing of the race. It may be time for the Obama people to reconsider the VP situation and turn to the person who is most likely to get him the most votes--Hillary Clinton.

PS--I apologize for going back to the original topic. :wink:
Given the Russian situation I would say if he does not announce his VP tomorrow morning as planned it maybe, might, almost, hint at Hillary...
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Corlyss_D » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:58 pm

I've had my problems with Zogby polls since I learned he skews Democratic and his brother is the head of some Arab American lobby group. He badly blew the Kerry defeat in projections, although his final poll, released after the election, by some magic came out to be exactly the same as the actual vote. He did call accurately the Republican takeover before it happened. So I read him with skepticism.
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Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:07 pm

I always thought you spelt Sibelius with an eye... :wink:
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Chalkperson » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:10 pm

Chalkperson wrote:Given the Russian situation I would say if he does not announce his VP tomorrow morning as planned it maybe, might, almost, hint at Hillary...
Strike that, he announces Saturday, interesting, in time for the Sunday Newspapers and TV Shows...wow...knock me down with a feather, I never figured that... :mrgreen:
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by SaulChanukah » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:39 pm

I think that McCain's strong and clear stance on the way Russia behaved towards Georgia, has made many Americans see that experience and clarity are vital factors in choosing the next President. Barack Obama's vague and weak stance on the first major international political crises has exposed him to be an unreliable and untrustworthy candidate. People can't trust him to do the job when he lacks the experience on how to handle himself and how to better convey the American position in a responsible, clear and decisive way.

Americans are beginning to understand that there are too many things at stake, and that they can't count on a rookie to the job.

Someone wiser, with experience and skill is needed to do the job right.

It is pretty clear that McCain is the better candidate to lead this country given his formidable experience in security, military and diplomacy.

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by jack stowaway » Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:52 am

Chalkperson wrote:...but Ted apologises, Fugu Quits and so now Karl starts bashing him again..
I wasn't aware that Dan had quit the board. When/how did this happen? Is there a post in which he announces his resignation?

(I haven't been around so much lately)

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Agnes Selby » Thu Aug 21, 2008 4:13 am

Let us discuss substance a little while, Barry.

I am creating a body of artistic work which will live on after me.

What of endurance are you accomplishing, Barry? Political commentary in an Internet forum?

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:lol: :lol: :lol: I have created an excellent chocolate cake recipe which will live
after me. I have handed it down to my daughter, granddaughters,
daughter-in-law and Teresa. Now I know I will live forever. :wink:

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Teresa B » Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:35 am

Agnes Selby wrote: :lol: :lol: :lol: I have created an excellent chocolate cake recipe which will live
after me. I have handed it down to my daughter, granddaughters,
daughter-in-law and Teresa. Now I know I will live forever. :wink:
And what better way to achieve immortality than through chocolate, I always say! :D
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Ralph » Thu Aug 21, 2008 7:39 am

Teresa B wrote:
Agnes Selby wrote: :lol: :lol: :lol: I have created an excellent chocolate cake recipe which will live
after me. I have handed it down to my daughter, granddaughters,
daughter-in-law and Teresa. Now I know I will live forever. :wink:
And what better way to achieve immortality than through chocolate, I always say! :D
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by karlhenning » Thu Aug 21, 2008 7:45 am

Ralph wrote:
Teresa B wrote:And what better way to achieve immortality than through chocolate, I always say! :D
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Dark chocolate!
Of course, that is not so much a better way, as a refinement of The Way.

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Chalkperson » Thu Aug 21, 2008 9:50 am

jack stowaway wrote:
Chalkperson wrote:...but Ted apologises, Fugu Quits and so now Karl starts bashing him again..
I wasn't aware that Dan had quit the board. When/how did this happen? Is there a post in which he announces his resignation?

(I haven't been around so much lately)
As usual, I misworded what I wrote, I meant he quit baiting Saul, because he stopped doing that, and sort of disappeared, there has been a post here and there but he did not resign as far as I know...I think he's probably on a sabbatical...
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Corlyss_D » Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:14 pm

Reasons for the McCain Surge? Republicans (not Independents and Democrats)

One surprising finding in last week's Pew Research poll on the presidential election is that Sen. John McCain has stronger support among Republican voters than Sen. Barack Obama does among Democratic voters. Since June, Mr. McCain has increased his support among Republicans by five points, from 82% to 87%. By contrast, Mr. Obama increased his support among Democrats by just one point, 82% to 83%.

These numbers are surprising because they go against conventional wisdom. Mr. McCain was supposed to be the one having trouble with his base, while Mr. Obama was supposed to quickly sew up the schism with Hillary Clinton supporters and unite his party. In fact, according to Pew, Mr. Obama has 72% support from former Clinton backers, exactly where it was a month ago.

So what can we glean from Pew's numbers in terms of optimizing each candidate's respective vice presidential choice? First, although the poll suggests that Mr. Obama should choose Mrs. Clinton, he has likely already made his decision and it's not Hillary, which won't make wooing alienated Clinton fans any easier. For Mr. McCain, who is believed to be still mulling his options, Pew's numbers should bring a sigh of relief as well as a sense of caution. Mr. McCain's relationship with the Republican base has always been contentious, so its support should not be taken for granted. His Veep selection should be aimed at shoring up that support even as he makes a play for the middle.

Yet the last couple weeks have seen the McCain campaign float notions of picking a pro-choice Republican like former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge or even a pro-choice Democrat like Sen. Joe Lieberman. The resulting conservative backlash to these trial balloons was to be expected, but perhaps the McCain campaign was sending a signal to Republicans and conservatives that winning in November, and preventing Democrats from controlling all the levers of the federal government, might require radical choices. If so, things look different today. With Mr. McCain inching up in the polls to stand barely one point behind Mr. Obama in the latest RCP National Average, drastic measures can and probably should be avoided. Of all the factors that have contributed to Mr. McCain's rise in the polls, none is more important than his increasing Republican support.

The campaign should keep this mind. When he won the nomination, conservative Republicans were -- and some still are -- wary of the author of McCain-Feingold and McCain-Kennedy. The last thing Mr. McCain wants to do is lose them by adding McCain-Lieberman to the list.

-- Blake Dvorak, RealClearPolitics.com
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by karlhenning » Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:16 pm

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I've heard his tone-poem, These Dark Satanic Mills . . . .

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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Corlyss_D » Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:18 pm

Chalkperson wrote:
jack stowaway wrote:
Chalkperson wrote:...but Ted apologises, Fugu Quits and so now Karl starts bashing him again..
I wasn't aware that Dan had quit the board. When/how did this happen? Is there a post in which he announces his resignation?

(I haven't been around so much lately)
As usual, I misworded what I wrote, I meant he quit baiting Saul, because he stopped doing that, and sort of disappeared, there has been a post here and there but he did not resign as far as I know...I think he's probably on a sabbatical...
About a month ago, Dan allowed as how he'd been spending too much time here and asked me to delete his membership. I demurred, on the grounds that he might want to return when things in his personal situation settled down somewhat. He's not responded to either my PM or my email concerning the proffered option of retaining his membership. I trust he will miss us and return eventually. Everyone who leaves us does, whether we want them to or not. :lol:
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Corlyss_D » Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:20 pm

karlhenning wrote:
Blake Dvorak
I've heard his tone-poem, These Dark Satanic Mills . . . .

Cheers,
~Karl
I'm always tempted to ask people named Dvorak if they are related to Antonin. I mean, really, how many unrelated Dvoraks could there be? Is that like "Smith" or "Jones" in the land of the Czechs?
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Re: 5 point lead

Post by Agnes Selby » Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:09 pm

Corlyss_D wrote:
karlhenning wrote:
Blake Dvorak
I've heard his tone-poem, These Dark Satanic Mills . . . .

Cheers,
~Karl
I'm always tempted to ask people named Dvorak if they are related to Antonin. I mean, really, how many unrelated Dvoraks could there be? Is that like "Smith" or "Jones" in the land of the Czechs?
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