Polls, Polls and More Polls

Poll watching is a major past-time amongst the lamestream media. Up until a few weeks ago, most national pollsters (Rasmussen being the main exception, as I’ll explain in a bit) based their polling on “registered” voters, the largest potential population of voters. What is more telling, however, is the population of “likely” voters. These voters have shown a pattern of participating in the majority of past elections, including primaries. Rasmussen has consistently polled likely voters. Gallup, on the other hand, has been promoting polls of registered voters up until a few weeks ago. They’ve recently shifted to likely voters.

Here are Rasmussen’s polling results, which are based on a three-day, rolling average.

On the other hand, here are Gallup’s results for registered voters, which we’ve been seeing over the last several months.
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Gene’s Nickle: Vote the Way We Live

(Guest submission by Gene Brown)

America is much more Conservative than we are Liberal.

According to a Gallup article by Lydia Saad, of January 12, 2012; “Conservatives Remain the Largest Ideological Group in US.”

This doesn’t really come as a surprise to me, conservative positions may not always give way to kind and gentle feelings, but they do prevail when thought through.

Conservatives recognize that life is not fair, and they believe that everyone should have an equal opportunity. Liberals created Affirmative Action in their belief that government should compensate for life’s unfairness and guarantee unequal applicants equal outcomes.
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