Obama fading in Georgia poll

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ATLANTA --- Democrat Barack Obama's campaign in Georgia is in the midst of a deep slide, according to a poll released Thursday.

A new InsiderAdvantage/Poll Position survey of likely registered voters indicates a steep decline for Mr. Obama. It shows Republican John McCain with the support of 56 percent of the respondents to Mr. Obama's 38 percent.

The poll of 506 registered likely voters, weighted for age, race, and gender, was conducted by telephone Wednesday evening and has a 4 percent margin of error.

The poll didn't offer a choice for Libertarian Bob Barr or Green Party nominee Cynthia McKinney, both of Georgia, but 2 percent of respondents indicated "other" as their choice, and 4 percent were undecided.

InsiderAdvantage CEO Matt Towery said the poll represents a major change from past surveys that had predicted a close race in the Peach State.

"The reason is simple: Obama lost serious ground in virtually every demographic," he said, especially among the youngest voters.

"Should (young voters) return to Obama and the African-American vote end up where we expect it to be, the race could be closer in November," Mr. Towery said. "But as of now Georgia is no longer a 'leans McCain' state. As of this survey, Georgia is in the McCain column."

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karmakills123
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karmakills123 09/12/08 - 04:53 am
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: )

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catfish20
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catfish20 09/12/08 - 05:56 am
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Well said karmakills123!!!!

Well said karmakills123!!!!

55 F-100
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55 F-100 09/12/08 - 05:57 am
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The big "O" becomes a ZERO

The big "O" becomes a ZERO when he has no teleprompter displaying a prepared speech. Listening to him attempting to answer questions during an interview is like listening to a machine gun with the uh...uh...uh...uh...uh...uh...uh...answers. I believe that Georgia voters have finally determined that the former "rock star" is nothing but an empty suit with no ability to form an original opinion on issues and no clear plan for the future of the U.S.A. Maybe the other big "O", Oprah can find another player to pony up in 2012.

mcdoofiecounty
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mcdoofiecounty 09/12/08 - 06:06 am
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Maybe Oyoubumma can work on

Maybe Oyoubumma can work on Orpah's television show after he loses in November. Maybe he can replace Steadman.

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papag_wchs 09/12/08 - 06:29 am
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Don't count Obama out yet.

Don't count Obama out yet. We have a long way to go. To 55 F-100, he's a better speaker than what we have now in the Oval office. And the snide comments about him and Oprah are uncalled for. What about the big time stars that support McCain like Chuck Norris? Who pays any attention to them anyway? But anyway, we all need to concentrate on the issues and vote for the one we think will help guarantee a brighter future for us as well as our young people. All of them are still politicians and they will all tell us what they think we want to hear.

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double_standard 09/12/08 - 06:37 am
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How many electoral college

How many electoral college votes does GA a get? It's a stupid process but I remember it got Bush into office.

pantherluvcik
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pantherluvcik 09/12/08 - 06:59 am
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How many of you were included

How many of you were included in that poll, what idiots listen to these fake stats. They didn't call me, so don't believe everything you read. And Oprah could care less about backing any candidate for other elections, she has no personal agenda in politics. She's never backed any other candidates, you're just hating because she's black and one of the most influential people in America. Oprah gives away millions and doesn't even break a sweat. You think she cares what closet racists have to say about her.

pingputt
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pingputt 09/12/08 - 07:02 am
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Mid-America to the rescue!

Mid-America to the rescue! Electing Obama would be equivalent to taking a crap shoot with the country; he is a complete unknown quantity. Besides, we're in for a show when Palin gets to Washington and who would want to miss that. Showtime!

HYPOCRITES 08
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HYPOCRITES 08 09/12/08 - 07:06 am
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What a shocker!!!!!!

What a shocker!!!!!!

HYPOCRITES 08
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HYPOCRITES 08 09/12/08 - 07:10 am
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She could buy "

She could buy " Mcdoofiecounty" if she wished to. I thought I told you yesterday that she makes more in a day than you will in your life time. I am not one of her fans and probably never will be, but she has the same rights as Rush, Salvage and Bootzs.

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patriciathomas 09/12/08 - 07:19 am
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double standard, it's not a

double standard, it's not a stupid system. It may be confusing to some though. Without it, the few socialist bastions represented by concentrations of the easily led in major cities would be able to elect whomever the wish without allowing the rest of the country a voice. Mob rule. Each state gets a number of votes represented by the population of that state. Some states have an all or nothing separation of electoral votes, some states have a percentage separation of electorals.

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EJ 09/12/08 - 07:25 am
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panther, why in the world

panther, why in the world does it make us racists because we won't be voting for Obama? If you're not voting for McCain, is it because he's white? Does that make you a racist? I'll never understand that thinking!

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justthefacts 09/12/08 - 07:42 am
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Good morning Hypo. You are

Good morning Hypo. You are right. Opriah can support anyone she wants. But, as such an influenctial member of the culture climate we live in, she, in my opinion at least, has a responsibility to invite all sides to her show. I don't know if Palin would even accept. It is ironic, however, that if the "fairness doc" was still around, she would have to have Palin on her show. Also. all the others, Rush, etc, have standing invitations to Obama to come on. He did do O'Reilly and did a good job. I wish he would meet McCain in one on one town meetings. It would reduce all the negative stuff going around.

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owensjef2 09/12/08 - 07:44 am
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These post crack me up after

These post crack me up after 8 years of Bush. Ah EJ it's not the fact of not voting for Obama, thats your right, it is the tone of the comments every day.

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pah4r 09/12/08 - 07:49 am
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panther, your pathetic cry of

panther, your pathetic cry of racism every time you perceive things in the clear instead of rose colored glasses is wearing very thin. Just admit that you are a closet racist who has nothing good to say about anything if it is not connected to black. Give it up already, you would enjoy life a great deal more.

EJ
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EJ 09/12/08 - 07:50 am
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Well, you're right

Well, you're right owensjef.......the tone of the comments EVERY day against McCain and Palin are appalling! This thing works 2 ways you know!

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55 F-100 09/12/08 - 07:52 am
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To "pantherluvcik": Your

To "pantherluvcik": Your contention that Oprah has not "backed" Obama is an abject lie. She was the first to announce him as a candidate, she has had the big ZERO on her show many times, along with appearances by the she-devil Michelle. And Oprah has refused to have Gov. Palin on her show until AFTER the election. And to "papaq wchs" these are not snide comments, these are the facts, and everyone should pay attention to the number of future appearances of ZERO on the big O's show along with the conspicuous absence of invitations to and appearances of either McCain or Palin. The one thing you can never accuse Queen O of is being fair and balanced.

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I4PUTT 09/12/08 - 07:58 am
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He really does have some big

He really does have some big ears doesn't he.....

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owensjef2 09/12/08 - 08:01 am
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Posted by 55 F-100 on Fri Sep

Posted by 55 F-100 on Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:52 AM

Same type person crying about the treatment of Gov Palin.

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HYPOCRITES 08 09/12/08 - 08:02 am
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The better to hear you idiots

The better to hear you idiots with. Is that the best you can do? Better worry about Al Bundy's wife you all have as a VP candidate.

Reality
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Reality 09/12/08 - 08:04 am
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Please don't panic, your free

Please don't panic, your free ride will not come to an end, no matter who is elected. Those EBT cards will still work the day after the election.

owensjef2
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owensjef2 09/12/08 - 08:07 am
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Posted by Reality on Fri Sep

Posted by Reality on Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:04 AM
I am waiting for the blog police to come jump on this person, but you won't.

owensjef2
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owensjef2 09/12/08 - 08:07 am
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Posted by Reality on Fri Sep

Posted by Reality on Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:04 AM
I am waiting for the blog police to come jump on this person, but you won't.

pofwe
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pofwe 09/12/08 - 08:10 am
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Obama's campaign is in a deep

Obama's campaign is in a deep slide all over the South. Ya'll ain't seen nuttin' yet! Wait till the GOP landslide victory in November.

getalife
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getalife 09/12/08 - 08:14 am
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In Obama's book, "The

In Obama's book, "The Audacity of Hope", he stated "I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction. Yesterday, 9-11, should be a reminder of what radical Muslims can do to our men, women and children. And these radicals of rogue nations are the people that Obama said he would sit down and meet with. It is scary the number of people that are following this man. Get out the kool-aid.

Reality
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Reality 09/12/08 - 08:16 am
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For what????owensjef2

For what????owensjef2

HYPOCRITES 08
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HYPOCRITES 08 09/12/08 - 08:17 am
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REALITY, you must be jealous

REALITY, you must be jealous that you don't have one or they took yours away. I doubt that anyone posting on this site receive any kind of welfare. Sounds like you and your ILK are the only ones panicking.

Reality
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Reality 09/12/08 - 08:19 am
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Your right, you have

Your right, you have uncovered the truth, I am scared the gravy train will dry up...

ex-Augustan1
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ex-Augustan1 09/12/08 - 08:20 am
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Reality, your 8:04 comment

Reality, your 8:04 comment cracks me up... it's so true!

imdstuf
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imdstuf 09/12/08 - 08:24 am
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Of course Bob Barr and other

Of course Bob Barr and other independents are supressed from polls, ballots, debates, etc. You add the support up for third party candidates along with people who do not vote out of discust (not apathy) and the choice for president would not be McCain or Obama.

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