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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paulwitherspoon
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paulwitherspoon 09/12/08 - 11:24 am
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Johnny, take the bullet, put

Johnny, take the bullet, put it in your pistol, place it against your right temple---and pull the trigger---thank you!

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 09/12/08 - 11:24 am
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When it comes to Sarah record

When it comes to Sarah record of reform...let's just look at earmarks, since this is something that Palin and her Senate opponents have in common. Before Sarah Palin's time as governor, the state of Alaska used to request over 100 earmarks each year to be secured by Alaska's congressional delegation. When it came time for Sarah to request her earmarks for the first time as governor ... she slashed that number by half, requesting 54 earmarks. The next year, Palin cut that number AGAIN down to just 31 earmarks. Of those 31 earmarks, 27 of these are continuous or were previously appropriated. When Palin entered the governor's office, the total amount of quests averaged $550 million a year. That number has been reduced to less than $200 million now that Palin is in office. And it would only continue to decline. One of Palin's stated goals as Governor is to ask Congress for no more than a dozen earmarks for her state. On top of all that, Palin insisted that each earmark requested by the state of Alaska demonstrate an important federal purpose and public support. Whenever possible, Palin wants to have earmarks only if they can be matched by state or local budgets. And her

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jonnybullet 09/12/08 - 11:25 am
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learn how to read e.j. and

learn how to read e.j. and take some history lessons.

jonnybullet
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jonnybullet 09/12/08 - 11:27 am
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what is wrong pauly boy truth

what is wrong pauly boy truth hurts!

paulwitherspoon
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paulwitherspoon 09/12/08 - 11:28 am
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Dang obama's ear marks are

Dang obama's ear marks are about as big as his ears, aren't they?

paulwitherspoon
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paulwitherspoon 09/12/08 - 11:29 am
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No johnboy, but reading an

No johnboy, but reading an idiots rantings sure does!

jonnybullet
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jonnybullet 09/12/08 - 11:32 am
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well i guess you should hang

well i guess you should hang up your keyboard then pauly boy

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 09/12/08 - 11:39 am
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Are you saying we should vote

Are you saying we should vote for barack hussein obama just because the communists support him and our enemies want to see him as our president? I guess to weaken our country would be a good thing, in some minds? Why should we lower our beliefs and standards? We are a great country and should maintain that.

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paulwitherspoon 09/12/08 - 11:42 am
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Believe me, John boy, if your

Believe me, John boy, if your blather was all there was to read, I would hang it up!

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SisterAbdullahX_ 09/12/08 - 11:42 am
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thereishope, your 9:06 post

thereishope, your 9:06 post is just wrong. Currently the spit among white voters is close to 50-50 for Obama and McCain. The split among black voters is closer to 95-5 for Obama. How does this equate out to MORE whites voting against Obama because of his race. Please explain.

Ken
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Ken 09/12/08 - 11:44 am
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Libertarian Bob Barr or Green

Libertarian Bob Barr or Green Party nominee Cynthia McKinney are about as useful as a diet crouton. These 2 idiots are a great example for what NOT to look for in a candidate. They are narcissistic wanna-bes who never will! DON'T waste your vote on these losers.

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 09/12/08 - 11:46 am
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I guess jonny conveniently

I guess jonny conveniently forgets about barack hussein obama being a drug user and using the church for his political purpose. USER?

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cathieisgood 09/12/08 - 11:48 am
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Democrats are saying Bush is

Democrats are saying Bush is bad - why? Obama wants to increase the military in Afganistan - condemns our presence in Iraq. I thought Dems wanted the troops home? These terrorists cross lines back and forth and yet Obama thinks we should stay in one country to let them "recoop" in another. As far as a national healthcare plan goes, Canada not color is the proof of decreased quality in healthcare (do we want that)? Our quality of life is down because of outsourcing and influx of illegal immigrants but yet you dems want to send a personal invite along with immunity then blame Bush. If Obama was Hispanic, would we have the same reactions? I think the poor and particularly those supported by our government should be educated in reality (and politics). It is not anyone's job to reproduce - it is a choice that should not have consequences to all taxpayers. Abortion is not a form of birth control - it is murder. There are laws on how to become an immigrating legal American. Dems just want chaos and no accountability. But either way, in reality presidents (dem or rep) are really just puppets on strings anyway with very little power.

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jonnybullet 09/12/08 - 11:49 am
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That man in Germany hated the

That man in Germany hated the communists / marxists and he went to war with them .

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Dan White 09/12/08 - 11:56 am
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Obama again shows his lack of

Obama again shows his lack of judgment and experience by committing resources and hundreds of thousands of dollars to GA thinking he can turn this red state into a blue state. He lives in an ivory tower and has no roots in the reality of the person in the street or in rural America. After all, he said that rural America and small town America depend on God and guns because of their frustrations. He is out of touch and will soon be out of our hair with the landslide victory when McCain sweeps to victory in November! The Old Confederate States are rock solid conservative. Even Al Gore couldn't carry his home state of Tennessee. Obama lives in LaLa Land.

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jonnybullet 09/12/08 - 11:58 am
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Hey convert how clean is any

Hey convert how clean is any one in their youth, I wasn't and I would bet that were not either, is that why you are a convertedsoutherner.

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mgroothand 09/12/08 - 12:00 pm
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"According to The Book of

"According to The Book of Revelation:
The Anti-Christ will be a man, in his 40s, of MUSLIM descent, who will deceive the nations with persuasive language, and have a MASSIVE Christ-like appeal....the prophecy says that people will flock to him and he will promise false hope and world peace, and when he is in power, he will destroy everything."

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Dan White 09/12/08 - 12:01 pm
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jonnybullet - the fact that

jonnybullet - the fact that McCain chose a beauty queen to be his running mate again shows his superior judgment. That's why Obama didn't choose Hillary - she is butt ugly! Who would you rather have a few doors down from your office? Joe Biden or a beauty queen? Palin will definitely add some pizzazz around there! Great choice!!!

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cathieisgood 09/12/08 - 12:01 pm
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OMG - Obama is the devil!

OMG - Obama is the devil!

jonnybullet
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jonnybullet 09/12/08 - 12:05 pm
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Very good Greenjacket I can't

Very good Greenjacket I can't argue with that but both of their voices are like scratching on a blackboard!

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Dan White 09/12/08 - 12:05 pm
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viewpoint - I beg to differ

viewpoint - I beg to differ with you. This election is not about race but about gender. Millions of women will vote for Palin because she is like them. Millions of men will vote for Palin for the same reason millions of women voted for JFK - he was good looking to them and Palin is good looking to these men. Most people, it seems, don't vote on issues but emotion. Palin is carrying the wagon on emotion and will lead McCain to victory!

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Dan White 09/12/08 - 12:06 pm
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LOL - thanks johnny!

LOL - thanks johnny!

cathieisgood
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cathieisgood 09/12/08 - 12:14 pm
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I bet if Obama was actually

I bet if Obama was actually smart and picked Hillary that the Dems would have won. I am glad he was stupid.

truthisouttherestill
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truthisouttherestill 09/12/08 - 12:15 pm
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bos wife is butt ugly too if

bos wife is butt ugly too if you ask me......what is up with that womans eyebrows.....she always looks perpetually constipated....sorry but even hill beats her in the looks department

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RichmondCountyResident1 09/12/08 - 12:16 pm
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The columns are great at

The columns are great at stirring every houndtooth , hackneyeyed racist dirtbag in our state. The election is on November fourth folks. Let the people decide, not some biased poll. Every poll out there had Hillary going all the way. Some of you, in the keep my president white crowd, need to get a grip.Obama or not, you're just bunch of racist bigots. Any outsider looking in would easily conclude. OBAMA/BIDEN 08 & 12!!!!

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Dan White 09/12/08 - 12:19 pm
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RCR - I'm no longer in the

RCR - I'm no longer in the keep my president white crowd. I'm in the keep our vice president gorgeous crowd. I am passionate for Palin!!! Good to see you blasting away with me this afternoon. Trust you are doing OK. Everything's fine here - looking forward to UGA whipping SC tomorrow!

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Dan White 09/12/08 - 12:21 pm
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And RCR - the columns are

And RCR - the columns are good ate stirring you up too - but you are no houndtooth racist. Perhaps there are a few reasonable people in here.

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 09/12/08 - 12:22 pm
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It seems to be obvious that

It seems to be obvious that the followers of barack hussein obama only hear his plans where they think they are going to get something for free. What about his policies of destroying our country? I still remember the saying (para) "it's not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country".

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EJ 09/12/08 - 12:30 pm
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Obama has become the white

Obama has become the white liberals' Christ, offering absolution from the Sin of Being White. There is no reason or logic behind it, no faults or flaws of his can diminish it, no arguments Hillary could make of any kind can be effective against it. The absurdity of Hypocrisy Clothed In Human Flesh being their Savior is all the more cause for liberals to worship him.

Thank heavens that the voting majority of Americans remain Christian and are in no desperate need of a phony savior.

His candidacy is ridiculous and should not be taken seriously by any thinking American.

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PTHS2 09/12/08 - 12:31 pm
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RCR - Wow! I see you've added

RCR - Wow! I see you've added some new slurs to your rap. In terms of the "biased poll" - I think that the Obiden Campaign probably conducted independent polls before deciding to concede Georgia. Your Man has left you and the rest of his militant supporters who live here hanging....no more commericals, most of the staff gone. Your votes now count for NOTHING, the boat has left the port and you weren't on it. Just like tiny pieces of driftwood on the outgoing tide.....

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