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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:18 AM
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First Poll shows Hillary ahead 2:1 in KY
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 10:23 AM by susankh4
I've been waiting for KY polls:

http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=93b1b...


In Kentucky, Clinton 2:1 Atop Obama, 7 Weeks to the Primary: In a Democratic Primary in Kentucky today, 03/31/08, 7 weeks till the votes are counted, Hillary Clinton defeats Barack Obama 58% to 29%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WHAS-TV Louisville and WCPO-TV Cincinnati. Clinton leads narrowly in greater Louisville, but leads decisively in other parts of the state, including 4:1 in Eastern KY. Obama trails by 20 among men, trails by 37 among women.
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YEM Donating Member (553 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:31 AM
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1. What a racist state. No other explanation. And I support Hillary.
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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:33 AM
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2. Same would be said about Mississippi and South Carolina then?
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maximusveritas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:42 AM
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10. Yes, Hillary had her biggest percentage of white voters in those states
Obama was only able to make up for it because they had many more black voters.
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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:43 AM
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13. So, blacks vote Obama = good. Whites vote for Clinton = racist SOB's.
Got it!

Thanks.
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anonymous171 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:32 AM
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54. It depends. Identity politics and racism are two different things.
If they were voting AGAINST Obama because he was black, then it would be racist (visa versa, blacks voting against Hillary b/c she's white.)
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:32 PM
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88. bingo. nt.
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Texas Hill Country Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:44 PM
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93. thank you!
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 04:20 PM
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96. So how can you tell which is which?
Since there are two candidates, do you just assume that blacks vote for Obama because he's black (which is GOOD, right?), and that whites are voting for Clinton in order to vote AGAINST Obama because he's black (which is BAD, right?)?

I trust your all-knowing wisdom ...

:sarcasm:

Bake
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anigbrowl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:35 PM
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91. Yeah, because whites have been so oppressed by blacks
I have no strong opinion on Kentucky, and frankly don't think it matters all that much because it's not going to have a big impact on the outcome of the race. But your argument kind of assumes that black and white voters are starting out from the same perspective.
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Seabiscuit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 04:29 PM
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98. That's exactly what that clown was getting at.
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Apollo11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:37 AM
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5. The other explanation is they don't like Obama's choice of mentor.
Maybe because he said that we are all living in the US of KKK? :eyes:

Obama trying to deal with it by smearing his grandma didn't help either.

But maybe it's just because I am also a "typical white person" ...
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maximusveritas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:40 AM
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8. Why are you so offended by a mention of our racist history and the KKK
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 10:40 AM by maximusveritas
Why are you so offended by Obama recognizing the reality that most white people do harbor inner fears about black people that tend to come to the surface in moments like this?

This says much more about you than it does anyone else.
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anonymous171 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:34 AM
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56. Too bad he's half-white.
Watch this:

My grandmother is a typical Mexican for her time.

BTW, I'm biracial.
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mrreowwr_kittty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:49 AM
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68. You are a typical white person. Very typical.
Luckily, your kind will be dying out in a few generations.
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CherokeeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:39 AM
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6. Excuse Me...
I live in Lexington KY and I am offended by your remark. This state is no more or no less, racist or gender biased than the majority of this country. It is, however, more conservative including on the Democratic side. Kentucky voted for Bill Clinton in both the 92 and 96 elections and Hillary's support is based not only on her more conservative Democratic views but also on Bill Clinton's popularity. There are only a few areas in this state that have large African-American populations; predominantly, Louisville and Lexington. Kentucky is really very similar to both Ohio and Indiana in that it is a rural and agricultural based with considerable industry. I am so sick of the generalizations that go on among supposedly intelligent people, that anyone would look at one poll and make such a idiotic assumption.
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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:41 AM
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9. If the state isn't going for Obama it's a racist state. That's the new memo around here.
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CherokeeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:46 AM
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16. Obviously...
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 10:49 AM by CherokeeDem
You know, I am a former Edwards supporter who now supports Obama as do many people here in Lexington. Fortunately, I live in a more liberal community but I tell you, the sniping and racist remarks by people on this board are appalling. It appears that we should just all hate each other for our views, our color, our gender...somehow this was not what I thought this Party was about. I am a bit idealistic and a good friend years ago laughed at me and said, "And what makes you think that all Democrats are color blind? There are racists in this Party as well." Damn, she was right.
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 04:16 PM
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94. True. And that attitude is why Obama will lose to McCain.
Perhaps they'll figure out why after November.

Bake
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:43 AM
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14. Thanks for the reality check!
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:43 AM
Response to Reply #6
15. Muhammad Ali Is From KY
KY rocks...
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CherokeeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:51 AM
Response to Reply #15
18. You Got That Right...
Muhammad Ali is the man!!!!
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:55 AM
Response to Reply #18
23. Have You Ever Been To The Muhammad Ali Center ?
~
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CherokeeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:21 AM
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45. No...
I haven't and I so want to go. Have you been? I have been back in KY for less than two years after 10 years in Miami and haven't had time to do all I want to do. I just think that he has stood up for so much over the years...I still get chills thinking about him lighting the Olympic Torch in Atlanta. What an amazing moment.
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:37 AM
Response to Reply #45
62. I Will Make It One Day
Louisville is a bit of a way from Orlando...

My mom met him in Orlando in 86 and got me his autograph which is prominently displayed in my home next to my autographed pictures of Bill Clinton and Shaquille O'Neal...

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CherokeeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 01:03 PM
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82. Wow...
that is a cool treasure. If you ever get to KY, look us the DU'er's here...love to show you our beautiful state!
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 04:18 PM
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95. I lived in Louisville for 17 years, and N.Ky. for another 9.
It's not NEARLY as racist as Mississippi, where I currently reside.

The knee-jerk "well, that's because they're racist" response is why Obama is going to lose the GE.

Bake
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MNDemNY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:42 AM
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11. What a racist post.
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Apollo11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:50 AM
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17. Here's a list of "racist states" - as defined by YEM
Here is a list of all the States where Hillary already received more votes than Barack Obama:

Arizona
Arkansas
California
Florida
Massachusetts
Michigan*
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Texas

* assuming that everyone who voted "uncommitted" would vote for Obama.
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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:54 AM
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22. Shit, I live in one of them there racist states. Who woulda thunk.
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ekwhite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:13 AM
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37. Me, for one.
Are you denying there isn't racism in Arizona? I lived there for three years, and it is endemic. Of course it is mostly directed against Latinos and Native Americans, but it is racism none the less.
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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:28 PM
Response to Reply #37
84. I'm black and haven't encountered it. At least not yet. Hoping I never do.
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Freedom Train Donating Member (479 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 12:15 PM
Response to Reply #22
79. My state isn't racist just yet
But if Hillary wins on the 22nd, I guess we'd all be faithful KKK'ers. :shrug:
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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:38 PM
Response to Reply #79
92. Very true. Sad, but very true.
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JTFrog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:16 AM
Response to Reply #17
41. Totally off the subject, but Obama won Texas. n/t
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Apollo11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:55 AM
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73. Hillary "received more votes than Barack Obama" in the Texas Primary
That was the criterion I was using for my list of states.

Of course I know that others are using different criteria.
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:04 AM
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28. The truth is no Democrat is going to take Kentucky in the general election
Both candidates have no difference in regard to race relations

The only thing Kentucky will do for the Democrats if for the primaries

As of today, most of the South will vote AGAINST their own interest rather than a Democrat in the general election, and most of it because it was the Democrats whose civil rights legislation became a reality

If you recall it was nixons Southern strategy who exploited that, and gave power to the republicans in the South

People are slowly changes, but it sure has taken much longer in the Southern parts of our country

It is amazing to me that they will vote against their children's future, just to propagate a racist mindset

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goldcanyonaz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:06 AM
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Carter won the South back in 1976. Cool link inside.
http://www.270towin.com /

Shows states for all past elections.
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:11 AM
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36. Good point. I would be pleasantly surprised if the Democrats took it again
though the situation is analagous except we didn't impeach bush

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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:20 AM
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43. Bill Clinton Won Six Southern And Border States
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:20 AM by DemocratSinceBirth
FL, GA, LA, AK, TN, and KY
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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:26 AM
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49. I would be VERY surprised if that happened with either candidate this time
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ekwhite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:11 AM
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35. I don't buy that
Kentucky is no more racist than South Carolina or Mississippi, both of which Obama won. I would expect most of this to be based on name recognition and the recent controversies in the MSM. The race will tighten up considerably once he actually campaigns there.
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On the Road Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 01:58 PM
Response to Reply #35
83. That May be True,
but Kentucky has a much smaller percentage of black folks than those other states.

The differences between the South and the West really seem to be emerging this season.

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Freedom Train Donating Member (479 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 12:04 PM
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77. Haha, you've gotta be kidding me...
Was that your lame attempt at an April Fool's joke? Sorry, you failed.

This "If you don't vote for Obama you're a racist" meme is real turn-off for me. Luckily it's not him but just some of his "supporters", but still... Not the best way to get me to vote for your guy.
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itcfish Donating Member (805 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:35 PM
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89. I Am Sick and Tired of
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 03:44 PM by itcfish
Obama supporters using the race card at their convenience.

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Bigleaf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:36 AM
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3. Quick! Cue the fucking banjo music. Over there! Jeb in his overalls smoking his corn-cobbed pipe
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ekwhite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:15 AM
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40. That was just uncalled for
Great idea - let's insult the people we want to vote for us.
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Labors of Hercules Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:35 PM
Response to Reply #3
90. Banjo is no good for fucking...
I much prefer the fucking fiddle. :rofl:

And what the hell do you have against overalls and corn cobb pipes?
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BlueIdaho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:37 AM
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4. Seven weeks
is a L O N G time... don't hold your breath.
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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:39 AM
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7. Just guessing but...
I would suspect Hillary will win in very large landslide in the state of Kentucky.
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GarbagemanLB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:42 AM
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12. Senator Obama, meet me in Kentucky!
:rofl: Seriously, is this the best you guys have? While Obama is closing the gap in PA, you pin your hopes on KENTUCKY? :rofl:
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:58 AM
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24. She will take PA. We already know that.
But this is new data. I have been googling for a week or so to find it.

Grow up.
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thewiseguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:00 AM
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25. You have been googling for a week to find this?
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:01 AM
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26. Yes. It has just been posted.
I live near KY, in OH. And I have lots of Hillary supporting friends down there. We have been looking for polls. I use google as a search engine.

What's the problem?

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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:06 AM
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31. The Google's hardwerk
:)
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MadBadger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:03 AM
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27. What evidence do you have that would mean a PA win is certain?
Two polls came out today, one showing a 10 point lead closing to a five point lead, and another closing a 19 point lead to 12. The trend is towards Obama, and we are three weeks out.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:10 AM
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34. Time will tell, won't it.
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:11 AM by susankh4
In the long run none of these polls mean dipsh**. I know that. And I don't hang my every hope on them. But a 2:1 margin is strikingly hopeful.

I am part of a team that promotes Hillary in OH, PA, KY. I watch the polls in these states, as well as listen to other "on the ground" information from the campaign.

I predict a similar PA win as the one we saw in OH. About 10%. KY's margin may be a little wider. Indiana's will be narrower.

Why be so hostile?
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MadBadger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:14 AM
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38. No hostility, just I dont understand this meme that she's already wrapped up PA
And the last poll out of Indiana had Obama with a 16 point lead and a ton of undecideds. My prediction is that KY will go to Obama as well...but thats because Hillary will be out of the race by then.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:17 AM
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42. I think the PA margin will narrow, but not be overcome. Maybe I am wrong.
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:21 AM by susankh4
KY's will narrow. But not by as much as PA's will.

Last I knew, IN was already narrowing. Tho I doubt Hill will completely overtake Barack there. In my mind it is less important, because it doesn't go blue easily. (PA and KY do!)

This is where I live. I can be in IN or KY within 20 minutes... or PA in two hours ... so I follow these states closely and I try to turn them blue.
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CherokeeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:29 AM
Response to Reply #34
50. Thanks for Finding This Poll...
I,too, have been looking for one with no success. I agree, I do believe that Hillary will win KY, and while she is not my candidate of choice (Edwards was), I just want a Dem to win in the GE. We need to protect the Supreme Court. During 2000, there were these great buttons that said, "It's the Supreme Court, Stupid!" Nothing has changed. I for one will gladly vote for the Dem nominee in November regardless of who it is...how could any Democrat do otherwise? I do have concerns about how easy it will be to beat McCain unless the people who are supporting Obama who have not been part this process before will support the nominee regardless. Otherwise, any Democrat is fine by me.
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:24 AM
Response to Reply #24
48. Yes, but will she take PA by 20+ points?
That's what she needs to make even a dent in Obama's lead.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:32 AM
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53. I don't care
I want them both to win!

And I don't care how the ticket looks. Obama/Clinton is fine by me.
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:35 AM
Response to Reply #53
59. I don't see that as a viable ticket, but it'd be better than McCain/whomever.
I just don't see Obama and Clinton being to work together as an administration regardless of who is at the top of the ticket.

As an Obama supporter, Obama/Richardson works for me.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:39 AM
Response to Reply #59
63. I give both of our candidates enough credit ...
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:40 AM by susankh4
to know they can, and will, work together.... if that's what it takes to unite the party.

The way I see it now... we are getting three for one. Cuz we also have Da Big Dog on the trail.

Obama / Richardson will push too many independent whites to McCain. Sad, but true. Just MHO.
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:43 AM
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64. You're a little more jazzed about the Clintons than I.
Just my personal position, but I think they (both of them) represent the old politics that we should be trying to leave behind. I don't see Bill having an influence as a positive thing.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:47 AM
Response to Reply #64
66. Time will have to tell.....
but, a southern white male is pretty key to any win. By either party. If there isn't one at the top of the ticket (like GWB) there had better be one at the bottom.

I guess Edwards would do???

But nobody plays a southern audience like WJC does. :evilgrin:

(That's why the GOP hated him so damned much.)
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thoughtcrime1984 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:51 AM
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19. Maybe they should move their Primary to tomorrow. nt
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:52 AM
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20. I don't think it's necessarily racist...
...Kentucky and West Virginia (and southern Ohio) are essentially the same state, though.

If a candidate does well in southern Ohio and West Virginia, it's a safe bet they'll do well in Kentucky.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:14 AM
Response to Reply #20
39. That is true.
And there's nothing wrong with it.

I don't know why folks get so hostile. Do you?
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:23 AM
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47. No idea.
Being from northern Ohio, my southern "brothers" irritate me at times...it's like nobody has told them that the Mason-Dixon line doesn't run through Columbus, but for some reason that area votes like the South on a regular basis (and not the progressive South).
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:29 AM
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51. The thing is....
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:31 AM by susankh4
at least for now, we are dealing with Dems.

Once you roll in the GOP for the GE I can understand the apprehension. But... the folks who support Hillary here are not regressive. At least not the ones I know. It's true that we may be practical... and being aware of what the General Electorate looks like in our neck of the woods... we see Hill as a better bet. But we are not a bunch of backwoods hicks.

Anyways... I still hope we'll have a threesome to campaign against McCain in the fall. Obama/Clinton or Clinton/Obama suits me just fine. Either way, we keep Bill in play on the trail. Love him or hate him... he plays the good ole southern boys like a fiddle. :evilgrin:

That leaves Hill to handle the eastern seaboard. And Barack out in the NW states.
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Lucky 13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:53 AM
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21. Deliverance was shot in Kentucky, wasnt it?
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:05 AM
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29. The setting is backwoods Georgia, with its forests, mountains, and wild rivers.
I forgot who won Georgia...
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Lucky 13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:07 AM
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32. Really? I could have sworn it was Kentucky or TN...
I'll have to look it up so we can have a debate about the "real" issues.

;)
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:09 AM
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33. Trust Me It Was Georgia
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ekwhite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:21 AM
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44. Nice try, but it was shot on the Chattooga river, and in Tugaloo gorge
The river forms part of the border between South Carolina and Georgia. The movie was based on a movie by James Dickey, a writer from South Carolina. It is about the mountains of Georgia, period. It has nothing to do with Kentucky, whatsoever.
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Lucky 13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:35 AM
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60. You're both right. I'm wrong.
I don't know why I thought TN or KY. Now I have to go back and rewatch it.

Just thought it would be more fun to debate movies instead of hating on each other for once. It much more hilarious and much less likely to make you want to put your head through a plate glass window.

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CherokeeDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:33 AM
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55. Nope...
North Georgia...we only had the Hatfield's and McCoy's.

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NJSecularist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:05 AM
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30. Shame on you, Barack Obama.
It is time you ran a campaign consistent with your messages in public. Meet me in Kentucky. Lets have a debate about your tactics.
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ekwhite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:22 AM
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46. What in the hell are you talking about.
Your post makes no sense whatsoever. :wtf:
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NJSecularist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:29 PM
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85. I was mocking what Hillary said a month ago in Ohio.
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:34 AM
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57. Rofl!
:rofl: Good one
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Raffi Ella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:30 AM
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52. Woo!! Thanks for the news
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anonymous171 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:35 AM
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58. woohoo! Small Red State for Hillary!
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:44 AM
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65. KY goes blue
when it likes the Dem choice.

Look it up!
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NJSecularist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:48 AM
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67. Hillary is not Bill Clinton
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:49 AM by NJSecularist
Hillary Clinton will not win Kentucky. That you can put in the books.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:52 AM
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71. I am not so sure about that....
but only time can tell.

Obama/Clinton or Clinton/Obama be fine by me.

Wit da Big Dog at their side...... to dish it back at the GOP. Hawt Dawg!
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Raffi Ella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 12:13 PM
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78. ha
When Obama wins those I bet you think it's awesome!! Those are the only states Obama ever wins anyway so it makes a Hillary victory all that much more meaningful :)

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DefenseLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:36 AM
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61. Well you know what they say, as Kentucky goes...
so goes, uh, well... Kentucky.
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 04:26 PM
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97. But the Obamans got so upset when we suggested that Wyoming
wasn't really a big win for Obama ...

The hypocrisy is staggering.

Bake
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DefenseLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-02-08 01:26 PM
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100. I don't recall
anyone touting Wyoming as a "big win", just a win. Perhaps significant because of the demographics of the state, but just a win. One of many.
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book_worm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:50 AM
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69. I expected this. KY and WVA are the strongest Clinton states left
She won TN as well.
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TTUBatfan2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:51 AM
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70. Not surprising...
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:57 AM by TTUBatfan2008
Plenty of ignorant, racist whites there and not many blacks. And yes, it has become about race. It's pretty clear that blacks are voting for a black guy, most whites are voting for Hillary because they like/love her, but there is no doubt that some are voting against Obama. 97% of Obama's black supporters said they would vote for Clinton against McCain. When the same question was asked of whites supporting Clinton, the number is around 70% that would vote for Obama. So as I said, blacks are voting for a black guy and some whites are voting against a black guy moreso than for Hillary.
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:56 AM
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74. Do They Chain Men Of Color To Pick Up Trucks And Drag Them To They're Skin And Bones Like In TX ?
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:56 AM by DemocratSinceBirth
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TTUBatfan2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:58 AM
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75. I don't know...
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 12:01 PM by TTUBatfan2008
but I do know that Texas was a hell of a lot closer than Kentucky will be. There's plenty of ignorant racists here, but there's also plenty of blacks to balance it out. BTW, east Texas has some of the most racist people in the nation. Vidor, TX flies their Confederate flags on their properties right by the highway. James Byrd was murdered in Jasper, which is further north but also racist as can be.
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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 12:01 PM
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76. Kentucky Was A Border State...It Never Had The Poisonous Racial Relations Like In The Deep South
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Freedom Train Donating Member (479 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 12:55 PM
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81. So, can you clarify...
Are you saying that blacks voting for a black guy because of the color of his skin is racist or not? I'm a bit confused here.
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susankh4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 11:54 AM
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72. Hey... fantastic! 70 posts in about an hour!!
Edited on Tue Apr-01-08 11:55 AM by susankh4
Kentucky is smokin!

Thanks for all the Ks & Rs!!
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stevietheman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 12:15 PM
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80. I'm in Louisville, and I think that once Obama starts visiting the state, his numbers will go up. nt
n/t
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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:30 PM
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86. Why?
Hasn't Clinton got some connection to Robert Byrd? Wasn't he her senate mentor?
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jillan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 03:32 PM
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87. Go Hillary!
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Vinca Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 04:30 PM
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99. Good lord, that's so far away we could all be dead by then.
:rofl: My cat's in contention at this point.
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