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I'm amazed it could be that close.
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^^ The liars for hire and political hacks of the left are out in force on the Monday morning talk shows. The confident claim is that the Dems will hold the Senate, an obvious propaganda ploy. I can't see how it's within 8 points either and I never believed the 3 point spread given by RCP. All that I take from that is Mitch is far enough ahead so that his lead cannot be equivocated away completely by the talking heads.
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I think the reason it is close is because that a lot of independent voters are fed up with the establishment. The question they have to ask themselves is, "Is Allison part of the establishment or will she fight Washington".

Personally, I think they are both terrible BUT the fact that McConnell has a chance, whether small or large, of being the Senate Majority Leader, is a BIG deal for Kentucky. That is why my vote will be cast for him.

Don't get me wrong, I am not a fan of either. Because of my relative non-partisanship I can relate to a lot of people who are picking the lesser of two evils or just want the non-incumbent.
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RASMUSSEN---

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has crossed the 50% mark now in his bid for reelection in Kentucky.

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Kentucky Voters finds McConnell with 52% support to Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes’ 44%.
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/cont...a=Submit+Query


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I'm glad republicans are hanging their hat on a republican poll that shows Mitch up by 8 points, when about all other polls show a much closer race.
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Originally Posted by TheRealVille View Post
I'm glad republicans are hanging their hat on a republican poll that shows Mitch up by 8 points, when about all other polls show a much closer race.
The cbs poll that just came out has extended McConnells lead as well. They now have him up 6 points.
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Originally Posted by RunItUpTheGut View Post
The cbs poll that just came out has extended McConnells lead as well. They now have him up 6 points.
Ah CBS, another one of those dad gummed right winger republican biased network polls.




Just thought I would add a little humor to the thread.
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Just curious, what are the numbers on the Bluegrass Poll , right now? That's pretty much a liberal biased poll, isn't it?
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Originally Posted by Bob Seger View Post
Just curious, what are the numbers on the Bluegrass Poll , right now? That's pretty much a liberal biased poll, isn't it?


It's a joke. Looking at the Real Clear Politics average of polls reveals a lot about the politicalization of our system of supposed unbiased polling. Rasmussen has McConnell up 8, CBS News has him up 6. The C-J has him up 1, Western Ky University has him up 3 and FOX has him up 4. Throwing out the blatantly obvious outlier here and retaining the merely obvious (WKY), and his average is 5.1. On a personal level, I haven't run across many who say they will vote for Alison.
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The media refers to the Bluegrass Poll because it is the only one that supports its candidate.
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If you take the obvious liberal bluegrass poll, Mitch is actually out of the margin of error.
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Result of the final Bluegrass poll, 48% McConnell to 43% Grimes.

"Jennifer Duffy, senior editor at the Cook Political Report, said the Bluegrass Poll results are in line with other polling she's seen in recent days. She said that if the polling is accurate, Grimes has a difficult climb.

"I think its hard to come back from 5 points," she said. "When you're talking about a race like this, 5 points is a big number."

She said it's doubtful that a strong get-out-the-vote effort by Democrats could help Grimes. "A ground game is only good for 1 to 3 points."
http://www.courier-journal.com/story...imes/18144803/


I still don't believe it's anywhere near that close.
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I agree please don't waste you time and vote TRT! Mitch has it hands down!
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I agree please don't waste you time and vote TRT! Mitch has it hands down!


Bothers you a lot that the good folks of Kentucky are not stupid enough to trade the Senate Majority Leader seat for a nobody, rubber stamp, Johnny-ette come lately huh?
I'll be up with the chickens and on my way down to the poll with my family in tow on election morning unless providentially hindered, there tvtime.

Yeah for the time being, the abortion on demand crowd and the gay rights crowd will just have to rely on activist judges to get their dirty work done.
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I honestly don't understand the point of biased polls, in either direction.

Couldn't that backfire horribly?
One would think you would want to show your constituency being behind in the poll instead of ahead. You would think it would make more people get out and vote. Put them to far down though and people might see it as a lost cause.
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Originally Posted by RunItUpTheGut View Post
I honestly don't understand the point of biased polls, in either direction.

Couldn't that backfire horribly?
One would think you would want to show your constituency being behind in the poll instead of ahead. You would think it would make more people get out and vote. Put them to far down though and people might see it as a lost cause.

That's exactly what happens though, it can also mean that the far ahead candidate may see some of his supporters stay home if they think the lead is safe enough. Propped up poll results tend to create more enthusiasm and have the effect of artificially keeping the losing candidate in the race longer.

It's all manipulation. For example, if one were to change the formula of which unemployment percentages are calculated one month before a Presidential election, it has the same effect. Making things seem better than they are or, perhaps when necessary, worse. There was a good book on the subject published in 1954 By Darrell Huff entitled "How to Lie With Statistics"

A person just has to get past the point where they get their information from biased sources, like liberal websites, slanted polls or media outlets. These guys are pushing an ideology, not truth.
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If Kentucky votes Grimes into office. Not only is Kentucky going to be worse off but our country is doomed.
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If Kentucky votes Grimes into office. Not only is Kentucky going to be worse off but our country is doomed.


That's when you have to seriously consider moving somewhere like Texas.
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That's when you have to seriously consider moving somewhere like Texas.
Move to Texas and either secede from the union or expel the northern blue states. While we're at it, we might as well annex part of our southern neighbor and bring its peasants the gift of economic and personal freedom and save them the trip north.
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Move to Texas and either secede from the union or expel the northern blue states. While we're at it, we might as well annex part of our southern neighbor and bring its peasants the gift of economic and personal freedom and save them the trip north.
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Welcome back, Hoot.
I am honored that after only a few posts that you think that I am the reincarnation of Hoot Gibson.

Does this mean that you plan to go back into hiding? I certainly hope not. I would miss the comic relief that you bring to the table.
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I am honored that after only a few posts that you think that I am the reincarnation of Hoot Gibson.

Does this mean that you plan to go back into hiding? I certainly hope not. I would miss the comic relief that you bring to the table.
Sure, you are Hoot. You are very easy to figure.

Like you went into hiding, by having Dusty suspend you?

Joined in November, and have a grasp on my comic status? LOL Hi, stalker Hoot, and welcome back, again.
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Originally Posted by TheRealVille View Post
Sure, you are Hoot. You are very easy to figure.

Like you went into hiding, by having Dusty suspend you?

Joined in November, and have a grasp on my comic status? LOL Hi, stalker Hoot, and welcome back, again.
That is quite an honor to be mentioned in the same breath as Hoot Gibson. As for my comic relief comment, it only took me a few minutes of reading your posts to figure out what your role is in this forum.
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^Love yourself that much, huh? To be honored by yourself? Yea, since the stalker is back, I'll bow out. Cursing Midee to **** won't do it. This radical right wing hack site is a joke.
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^Love yourself that much, huh? To be honored by yourself? Yea, since the stalker is back, I'll bow out. Cursing Midee to **** won't do it. This radical right wing hack site is a joke.
You don't seem to be much interested in debating politics. It would probably be best if you did go. Don't let the door....

If all else fails, maybe you could start your own web site or buy one that somebody else has built.
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You don't seem to be much interested in debating politics. It would probably be best if you did go. Don't let the door....

If all else fails, maybe you could start your own web site or buy one that somebody else has built.
Proof positive. And btw, I still can't wait until I get to meet you face to face in Johnson co.
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Proof positive. And btw, I still can't wait until I get to meet you face to face in Johnson co.
That sounds like a threat. Yet, you referred to me as a stalker? Why would anybody want to stalk you? How long have you had these feelings that somebody is out to get you?

If you are not interested in discussing politics, then why are you here? I am not qualified to provide counseling. Now, about the poll numbers - it's looking pretty bad for Democrats on Tuesday, don't you think?
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Originally Posted by TheRealVille View Post
^Love yourself that much, huh? To be honored by yourself? Yea, since the stalker is back, I'll bow out. Cursing Midee to **** won't do it. This radical right wing hack site is a joke.

Cussing me doesn't bother me in the least. I've dealt with much worse in my many years on this rock.

If the site is such a joke feel free to leave. No one or nothing making you stay here.

If you want sincere political discussion you might want to find a political site to frequent and not a predominantly highschool sports site.

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