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Gingrich Leading Obama 45% – 43% in Rasmussen National Poll

As Newt Gingrich rises in the Republican Primary polls in state after state, so too does he rise in national polls. A new Rasmussen Poll has Gingrich leading Barack Obama 45% – 43%. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters finds Gingrich attracting 45% of the vote while President Obama earns support […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Obama Administration Overstated 3rd Quarter Growth. What’s New?

Three weeks ago MSNBC reported (I have taken the liberty of underlining some the bubbly comments): U.S. economic growth increased at its fastest in a year in the third quarter as consumers and businesses set aside fears about the recovery and stepped up spending, creating momentum that could carry into the final three months of […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Obama Ties His Highest Negative Rating On The Economy, While Americans Squeezed By Gas Prices Support More Drilling

Reporting on a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, The Post writes, “Deepening economic pessimism has pushed down President Obama’s approval rating to a near record low . . . . In the survey, 47 percent approve of the job Obama is doing, down seven points since January. Half of all Americans disapprove of his job […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Are 2012 Election Polls Showing Obama Leading All Republicans Valid?

A Washington Post / ABC News poll released today has some bad news for President Obama. His approval has slipped to 47%. A full 50% disapprove of the job Obama is doing. I know what you are thinking. The liberal WaPo and equally liberal ABC News conducting a poll? Can this be a fair poll? […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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WHAT ENGLAND MUST DO: VOTE UKIP IN OLDHAM EAST JANUARY 13!

I have blogged frequently on what I contend is the most important issue in the United Kingdom today:  Sovereignty.  Specifically the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.  Some highlights: Add the Daily Express to the roll of honor for the United Kingdom.  Add this newspaper to the names of Churchill, Nelson, Wellington, Pitt the Elder and […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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EUROPEANS ARE GETTING WISE TO THE EU!

Christopher Booker writes in the Daily Telegraph about the uselessness of the EU and how the European on the street is getting wise to it.  Booker reports that the average approval rating in EU nations for the multinational pretend empire is a wonderful 19 percent.  (In the UK it is TEN percent!  No wonder the […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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You know what’s missing in politics today? Directness.

That’s directness NJ Gov. Chris Christie style.  I saw him a few days back on Fox and Friends and he absolutely, positively said he would not run for President.  What a pity.  Americans are in the mood for this type of honesty, delivered with unflinching directness and without apology or soft soaping. His approval rating?  […]

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Which Polls Can You Believe?

As the media begins to hype polls for the November elections, one thing stands out to anyone that compares the polls. There is a huge variance between the different polling outfits. For example, Real Clear Politics, a group that averages the polls and tries to use that average as a measure of how the public […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Gallup: Average Mid-Term losses 36 Seats for Presidents with Approval below 50%

That would make it D-219, R-215.  if this were an average election, which it is not. But don’t despair.  The article later goes on to remind us that Bill Clinton, who had a 46% approval rating and was enjoying the prosperity of the dot com boom with a gangbuster economy at the time LOST 53 […]

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Musings on the scene

Many different topics in a single post, but in some oblique way they are related.  I’m having an ADHD kinda day. State Debt per Capita: Big Winner: Nebraska @ $15 per resident. Big loser:  Connecticut @ $4859 per resident. Go to CNN Money  to scroll over your state on the map to see your share. That’s just […]

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White House Touts ‘Summer Of Recovery’ As Majorities Disapprove Of Obama Admin’s Economic Policies

Vice President Joe Biden and the Obama administration rolled out their “Recovery Summer” tour to much fanfare last month, but The Washington Post writes today, “In a series of polls, the public has expressed deep skepticism about the economic direction Obama began taking in early 2009. A clear majority now say they disapprove of his […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Obama Suffers Major Drop in Rasmussen and Gallup Polls

The current Gallup poll shows President Obama’s approval rating at 46%, tied with his disapproval rating. But the telling part of the poll is the jump in disapproval. The poll shows a drop in approval from the previous day of 3% and a rise in the disapproval of 2%. Over at Rasmussen, the same phenomenon […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Real Clear Politics Shows Obama Approval AVERAGE Now Negative

Real Clear Politics keeps a running average every day on the polls around the country concerning, among other things, presidential job approval. Many of these query only “Adults” who take the poll, and these tend to be favorable to Obama. Some of the polls only report registered voters, which trend generally less favorable towards Obama. […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Independents Abandoning Democrats

The Independents that elected Barack Obama in 2008 are abandoning Democrats in droves. As we pointed out a few days ago, the Democrats are in serious trouble in 2010. And they don’t even understand why. About Tom WhiteTom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Governor Allen Responds To Political Future Question

Public Policy Polling released a poll last week that, among other things, showed Former Virginia Senator and Governor George Allen has a solid 50% approval rating. What’s more, the poll shows that 31% of respondents would definitely vote for him and 31% would consider voting for him. In the 2006 elections, Democrat Jim Webb defeated […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Obama Approval Sinking Like A Rock

Obama Approval Numbers Reach Lowest Point Yet

It’s no secret that President Obama’s approval rating is sinking faster than MSNBC’s ratings. He has now reached a new milestone in negative approval. The Rasmussen Polls out today show the number of respondents that strongly disapprove of Obama is now 41%. Those that strongly approve is only 32%, giving an approval index of -9. […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Obama's Approval Below 50%

For the first time since becoming president, Obama’s approval rating comes in below 50% at 49% according to the latest Rasmussen polls. His disapproval rating has risen to 51%. One of the main factors is the president’s push for nationalized health care. As details emerge, more and more people realize that the president is being […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Latest Rasmussen Reports Puts Obama Approval at -8

The “anointed one” dropped 3 more points overnight. It seems that people are beginning to see that Obama is not a Messiah, but simply a false god. And one that is terribly inept at the business of running the country. The same pool shows his overall approval rating is down 2 more points to 51% […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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