On the Eve of the Midterm Election … What could Be Swaying the Polls? Common Sense?


What was once referred to as a “Big Blue Tidal Wave” is turning into a case of cold sweats for Democratic leaders. Democrats with the aide of a willing media all but said the midterm Coldsweatelections were over and that Democrats would control both houses not less than two weeks ago. A funny thing happened on the way to the forum. The momentum has shifted and is on the side on Republicans in so many races. It happened prior to John Kerry’s gaff regarding the military. Another interesting thing is occuring, President George W. Bush’s approval rating is trending upwards.

Representative Rahm Emanuel of Illinois, the Democrat leading his party’s effort to win control of the House, said, “It’s inevitable that there would be some tightening in the end.”

Still, Mr. Emanuel, who has been careful this campaign to avoid the public expressions Nervousof optimism voiced by other Democrats, added, “This is making me nervous.”

“I don’t know what to make of it,” said Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. (Washington Post)

What will be the reality when voters walk in to cast their ballots on November 7, 2006?Remember, Democratic leadership have stated they will change things. To what many voters are finally pondering on the even of an election. Why would anyone want to change the following?

Pump prices are now 17.6 cents lower than a year ago and have plummeted by more than 80 cents a gallon since the start of August. The last time prices were below $2.20, on average, was the week ending Dec. 26, 2005.

Thousands of Iraqis sang, danced and unleashed celebratory bursts of gunfire yesterday as Saddam Hussein finally faced the consequences of his tyrannical rule in a Baghdad courtroom.

Posted November 6, 2006 by
Media, Politics, Polls | 11 comments

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    11 Responses to “On the Eve of the Midterm Election … What could Be Swaying the Polls? Common Sense?”

    1. robots on November 6th, 2006 8:10 pm

      the good guys will keep control

    2. Patti on November 6th, 2006 8:15 pm


      Don’t you guys know??? Since they killed our President
      in 1962, we haven’t had a fair election. It doesn’t
      matter what we think, they are going to have who they
      have. That’s it!

      Besides, the way they have our electoral voting system
      set up the majority doesn’t rule, anyway. What’s the
      sense??? It’s not fair anyway.

      I’m not going to vote, because I think PoLiTiCs stink.


      At heart, I’m a democrat, but what difference does it
      make, if we do anything to make things better, the
      Republicans come in and make a mess of things anyway,
      so what’s the point?

    3. robots on November 6th, 2006 9:04 pm

      vote democrat and you get higher taxes

      ummmmmmmmm… i think i with the conservatives

    4. realtruth on November 6th, 2006 9:07 pm

      Quote from Psalm58: Justice? You high and mighty politicians don’t even know the meaning of the word!! Fairness? Which of you has any left? Not one! All of your dealings are crooked; you give “justice” in exchange for bribes. These men are born sinners, lying from their earliest words! They are poisonous as deadly snakes, cobras that close their ears to the most expert of charmers.

    5. Scared Monkeys on November 6th, 2006 9:18 pm


      The electoral college has to do with the Presidency, not state and local elections. I actually like the electoral system … it makes the voting fair in both small and large states. Otherwise, all one would have to do is win CA, NY and MA … sounds like a Democrats dream.

      The Federal System in not a Democracy … its a Representative Democracy.

    6. Robots on November 6th, 2006 9:33 pm

      who is they ??
      when referring to “they” killed JFK

      also, it was 1963

    7. Scared Monkeys on November 6th, 2006 9:48 pm

      I noticed that too Robots, I just figured I’d stay away ;)

      According to todays far left ,,, maybe it was Karl Rove? ;)


    8. Robots on November 6th, 2006 10:04 pm


      yep, i said it months ago and i will say it again

      democrats will lose,
      cause although they squak about “W” day in and day night
      they want the troops and “W” defending this country
      when they go to sleep at night… even though they wont admit it to their liberal friends in the daytime

    9. dutchhog on November 6th, 2006 10:14 pm

      when the dow is up ,and the unemployment and gasoline prices are down,why is it that it’s still cheaper to buy dollars than toilet paper in europe,if the dollar keeps dropping like this,we will be buying dollars for 50 eurocents before the end of the winter!and PATTI,kennedy got shot in 63,november 22 at 1 pm 1963,i’am dutch and even i know that! didn’t you see the movie!LOL!…BLAH.BLAH.BLAH.BLAH.now go and vote you BITCH!!LOL!!I LOVE YOU!!LOL!

    10. Patti on November 7th, 2006 3:01 am

      Welllll, Sweetie, they did kill my president… and I just
      haven’t really gotten over it… I was just a weeeee child
      so I don’t remember what year, but I do remember that day.
      And I’m tellin’ ya things just haven’t been the same since.

      Everybody got a good education, we were all in P.E. and the
      Arts was something you could write home about. Now all they
      do is shoot ya at school. No Fun. In fact, I do believe
      that we were never such a violent country during the
      Kennedy years. Those were the days.

      I’m Dutch, too. My grandparents were first generation
      American, even though they weren’t citizenized. They
      ran a dairy in Colorado. Now my relatives own more land
      in Colorado than the Federal and State Government put
      together. Most have gotten out of the business of dairy
      products and raise sheep and wheat.

      Now…. what are we voting on? And don’t you ever call me
      that again!!!

    11. dutchhog on November 8th, 2006 2:46 pm

      i don’t think that’s true,a lot of people thought kennedy had tampered the election to, when he won from nixon!(mabey he should have lost he would still be alive!)that doesn’t mean not voting is the answer.i know you can choose between MR NOTHING and MR EVEN LESS but just pick the one closesest to your beliefs or wallet(like most people!).i know the difference between the one and the other was bigger back then!but they are still there!NOT SUCH A VIOLANT COUNTRY DURING THE KENNEDY YEARS!now you’re just trying to get my goat!now do you!the vietnam war the bay of pigs and there’s never been a presidend so close to a total nuclear war than him!i’ve seen a discoverychanel program were they said;he was under the influense of painkillers,benzodiazepine and amfetamine! that’s one cocktail to paranoid city!and very dangerous when you’re a person with that much power!i loved kennedy to, both of them!politcally he was the closesest thing to a socialist(and for the dumbasses outthere:a socialist isn’t a commie!) who ever was in office,so the dutch and the rest of the world loved him!i still do!it’s just that we found out later of the “medication” that got me spooked.NOW!go and vote!you UUUHHH LITTLE FRIEZE HEIFER!LOL!

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