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October 31, 2004

CELL POLL!!! Zogby at it again!

Zogby International

Young Mobile Voters Pick;
Kerry - 55%
Bush - 40%,
Rock the Vote/Zogby Poll Reveals: National Text-Message Poll Breaks New Ground

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Thanks to AMERICAblog;

AMERICAblog: Because a great nation deserves the truth

Kerry Ahead in 6 States (FL, IA, MI, MN, PA, WI);
Bush Continues to Lead in 3 States (CO, NV, OH);
New Mexico in Play, Tied at 49%,
New Reuters/Zogby Ten States Battleground Poll Reveals

"Democratic hopeful John Kerry continues to lead in six battleground states, and has surged to a tie in New Mexico, according to the latest Reuters/Zogby ten-state battleground poll. The poll also found President Bush continuing to lead in Ohio, Nevada and Colorado. The telephone polls of approximately 600 likely voters per state were conducted from Thursday through Sunday (October 28-31, 2004). The margin of error is /- 4.1 percentage points."

ABP - This would put Kerry in the 300's for electoral votes.

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Part of 9/11 Report Remains Unreleased; An Inquiry Is Begun

Really? An inquiry? FINALLY!

The New York Times > Washington > Part of 9/11 Report Remains Unreleased; An Inquiry Is Begun

One last chapter of the investigation by the Sept. 11 commission, a supplement completed more than two months ago, has not yet been made public by the Justice Department, and officials say it is unlikely to be released before the presidential election, even though that had been a major goal of deadlines set for the panel.

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Current Electoral Vote Predictor 10/31/04

Current Electoral Vote Predictor 2004

Kerry 283
Bush 246

270 needed to win.

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Quote of the Day

"We believe John Kerry will have the credibility with the international community to mend traditional alliances and work with them to make sense of the havoc in Iraq. We also believe he has the intellectual resilience to listen to a wide range of opinion on foreign policy and not to exclude the dissenting voices that need to be heard. More important, we believe he is the candidate most likely to restore unity to a fiercely divided nation."
The Charleston Gazette, Charleston, W.Va., endorsing John Kerry

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October 30, 2004

Remember this: McCain

Yahoo! News - Bush, Kerry Seek Edge From bin Laden Tape

Wrapping up a campaign shadowed by war and terrorism, President Bush and Democratic Sen. John Kerry unabashedly sought political advantage Saturday from Osama bin Laden's re-emergence."It's very helpful to the president," contended Bush ally Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., although the president didn't mention the menacing new message from bin Laden at his first campaign stops on a four-state, 14-hour swing.

Like Giuliani's "blame it on the troops" statement, this ranks as yet another despicable and pathetic assertion from the GOP.

Our armed forces are dying trying to capture "terrorists". And, to hear a "hero" like John McCain say something as rabidly disgusting as "it's very helpful to the president" when bin Laden comes across the screen, clearly alive (and making videos), well... it's awful. Simply awful.

Remember this;

When John McCain wants to run for President in 2008, he turned a terror message from a mass murderer to the American people in to something that is "good for the president".

McCain feels "it's helpful" that bin Laden is alive and terrorizing America.

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Another Quote of the Day

"Yes, we found a biological laboratory in Iraq which the UN prohibited."
President Bush on finding, what turned out to be, a weather balloon facility

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wallstreetjackass: Who served?

Wall Street Jackass (link below) has a list that I've seen before, but it's been brought back out at the perfect time;

wallstreetjackass: Who served?

The list is of all our talking heads in office. Who served, and who didn't (and why):

Continue reading "wallstreetjackass: Who served?"

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ABP posts on Kos's report of the Daily News report (yeah, it's that screwy).

I saw this over at DailyKos and had to say something;

Does anybody really take the N.Y. Daily News seriously enough to put it in a blog (he says realizing he is now putting it in his own)?

New York Daily News - Home - Analysis: See tape as boost for Prez

"We want people to think 'terrorism' for the last four days," said a Bush-Cheney campaign official. "And anything that raises the issue in people's minds is good for us."

A senior GOP strategist added, "anything that makes people nervous about their personal safety helps Bush."

He called it "a little gift," saying it helps the President but doesn't guarantee his reelection.

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TalkLeft: Rudy Giuliani Gunning for 2008

TalkLeft: Rudy Giuliani Gunning for 2008

Go and read TalkLeft's piece on Giuliani (which, as always is excellent)... also read our report on Giuliani;
Remember This.

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