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OnTheOtherHand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-20-08 02:00 PM
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12. it's a bit sketchy so far
Averaging the pollsters together the way he has is seriously apples-and-oranges, especially when the number of polls per pollster ranges from 3 to 184. There's no good way to solve this problem; we just don't know enough.

Pew has generally concluded that properly weighted landline surveys have provided similar results on political issues as dual-frame surveys that include cell phone users. That may no longer be the case, but I haven't seen strong evidence one way or another.

Let me be clear: if one just does landline calls and doesn't weight them at all, the results will be biased.
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  -Explosive Events Happening in King-Lincoln v. Blackwell Case (Ohio Election Theft) emlev  Sep-19-08 09:06 PM   #0 
  - Here we go again. Lots of hype and what is the substance?  L. Coyote   Sep-19-08 09:12 PM   #1 
     - Check out the evidence. It's there. You responded too quickly this time  emlev   Sep-19-08 09:19 PM   #2 
        - What are the most compelling facts, as you see them? n/t  Wilms   Sep-19-08 09:24 PM   #3 
        - More = GET REAL: Steven Rosenfeld and Bob Fitrakis as "coincidence theorists"  L. Coyote   Sep-20-08 08:55 AM   #5 
           - You're responding as if you think I don't think the election was stolen.  Wilms   Sep-20-08 09:11 AM   #6 
              - I agree with you almost completely.  L. Coyote   Sep-20-08 10:47 AM   #7 
        - That's old news about RHP. Where are the purported expolsive events?  L. Coyote   Sep-19-08 09:27 PM   #4 
        - Phillips has evidence that Connell set up the counting computers?  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-20-08 11:30 AM   #8 
           - Off subject....  mod mom   Sep-20-08 11:53 AM   #9 
           - it's a bit sketchy so far  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-20-08 02:00 PM   #12 
              - Thanks.  mod mom   Sep-20-08 04:59 PM   #13 
                 - I'm glad you were there  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-20-08 06:28 PM   #14 
           - You forgot the sarcasm emoticon!  L. Coyote   Sep-20-08 01:35 PM   #10 
              - I'm pretty sure, yeah  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-20-08 01:41 PM   #11 

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