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Sun Aug 11, 2013, 08:44 AM

Gallup CEO loses part of his authority

Source: Omaha World Herald

By Barbara Soderlin

Gallup Chief Executive Officer Jim Clifton has ceded his authority over his company's government division, and Gallup must train all employees in ethical business practices, as part of a deal Gallup made to continue doing business with the government following conflict-of-interest accusations.

Gallup tried to hire a Federal Emergency Management Agency official who was directly involved in awarding the company contracts, and company officials gave conflicting accounts about why the FEMA official ultimately wasn't hired, according to Department of Homeland Security documents obtained by The World-Herald.

Under a three-year agreement Gallup reached in April with the government, Clifton must recuse himself from any board vote related to the company's government division. Clifton is chairman of Gallup's board of directors.

The quality of the company's work has not been at issue, and while Clifton is now listed in a government database as “ineligible” to qualify for government contracts over $30,000, Gallup can continue to compete for contracts.

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Read more: http://www.omaha.com/article/20130811/MONEY/130819844/1685#gallup-ceo-loses-part-of-his-authority

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 08:51 AM

1. Ummmmm,

Is this the same Gallup Polling that had Romney 6 pts ahead and surging right up to election day?
Seems they are bought adn paid for by the GOP!

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 09:18 AM

2. It's an independent poll... just like Independent Lou Dobbs.

Which way do want your poll?

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 09:27 AM

3. "The quality of the company's work has not been at issue"

yet it should be considering their shoddy and intransigent decision on who were the "likely voters" versus the "registered voters" and sticking by their FAIL of a "likely voter" model right to the bloody and embarrassing end. Whatever credibility they once had is completely gone.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 09:33 AM

4. Gallup has been heavily involved in destabilization and regime change operations, not just overseas

The US Gov't continues to award it contracts for being a propaganda push-poll and social sciences research tool of the spooks. It functions in exactly the same way here for the Republican Party.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 09:46 AM

5. downside of phone gallup polls are answers may be different if 'someone' else is in the room.

Last election, doubt all the closet democrats wanted family members to overhear every answer.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 12:42 PM

6. "ethical business practices" is old school and irrelevant to banksters and the Koch brothers types.

Gallup was just doing what everyone else does or doesn't do.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 01:24 PM

7. Trying to train unethical adults

in ethical business practices is like trying to rehabilitate pedophiles. It's possible, I suppose, but unlikely.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 06:10 PM

8. And he wasn't jailed, why?

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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Sun Aug 11, 2013, 08:14 PM

9. Who's surprised?


We all know Gallup was crooked.

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