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Who will win the U.S. general election on Tuesday?
Definitely Obama
18%
 18%  [ 6 ]
Probably Obama
46%
 46%  [ 15 ]
Unsure
12%
 12%  [ 4 ]
Probably Romney
9%
 9%  [ 3 ]
Definitely Romney
9%
 9%  [ 3 ]
Contested
3%
 3%  [ 1 ]
Total Votes : 32

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

marens wrote:
romney is winning! http://romneymegaprayer.com/

8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/harts-location-election-results-2012_n_2080800.html

Obama leading by a huge margin now!

GO OBAMA!
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

aidanjt wrote:
marens wrote:
romney is winning! http://romneymegaprayer.com/

8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O


I think that site is serious. 8O
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The government will never allow somebody like Mittens to win because he would bring back the gold standard, pay back the national debt and end all taxes. The government.

can't tell if trolling or serious.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's probably going to be tied.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BoneKracker wrote:
I like how so many lemmings flap their lips about this election like it's obviously going to go one way or the other, regurgitating from their drippy pie-holes the talking points of whatever propaganda source has pickled their brains.

All indications are that this is an extremely close election. The most salient unknown is Democrat voter turnout, because of their severe drop in enthusiasm between 2008 and 2012. It could go either way.

People saying otherwise are either propagandists trying to influence the election via "self-fulfilling prophecy" tactics or are naive, ignorant propaganda victims themselves.

In the closely-contested battleground states, there could be long recounts and legal battles. It could be weeks before we know the outcome, which might come down to Justice Roberts doing a couple shots of Jack Daniels and flipping a coin.


i voted slight obama.

This is on OTW poll. Nobody knows shit here other than what the polls say, and you are right as to the biggest unknown. That doesn't mean we shouldn't drip drivel from our pie holes. Of course, the right answer for anyone is "unsure", but what fun is that?

chill out man. drink a beer. your country is going down the toilet in either case. :lol:
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jonnevers wrote:
ichbinsisyphos wrote:
The government will never allow somebody like Mittens to win because he would bring back the gold standard, pay back the national debt and end all taxes. The government.

can't tell if trolling or serious.

Here is a clue.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

juniper wrote:

That doesn't mean we shouldn't drip drivel from our pie holes.


How dare we answer the question posed by the very topic of the thread.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Predict the elections, use this interactive tool from BBC.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19794259

My prediction: Obama 276, Romney 262.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No personal offense intended. I wasn't talking about you specifically; I was just talking about people like you. :P
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HAHAHAHAHA. The whole Democrat presidential campaign 2012 could have been built around this list.

https://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/contriball.php

Code:
Barack Obama

University of California       $1,092,906
Microsoft Corp                 $761,343
Google Inc                     $737,055
US Government                  $627,628
Harvard University             $602,992


Mitt Romney

Goldman Sachs                  $994,139
Bank of America                $921,839
Morgan Stanley                 $827,255
JPMorgan Chase & Co            $792,147
Credit Suisse Group            $618,941


Ron Paul

US Army                        $115,458
US Navy                        $92,350
US Air Force                   $90,611
Google Inc                     $42,478
US Dept of Defense             $39,500

...


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BoneKracker wrote:
No personal offense intended. I wasn't talking about you specifically; I was just talking about people like you. :P


I've got a thicker skin than that. :wink:
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Obama Loses The Election - A Nation Mourns
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

juniper wrote:
BoneKracker wrote:
No personal offense intended. I wasn't talking about you specifically; I was just talking about people like you. :P


I've got a thicker skin than that. :wink:

That was to what's-his-name, not you.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:18 am    Post subject: Online coverage from the major networks Reply with quote

Not always easy to find. This year wasn't too bad.

ABC

CBS

FOX

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like Obama is gonna win, courtesy of Hurricane Sandy.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If that's all it took, I doubt he had much of a chance.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay, I have to get this off my chest and confess to somebody: I voted for Obama. I couldn't help it. I got in there and I was thinking, "What will happen to OTW if Obama loses? No more ragging on Obama?", and I made an impulse choice and filled in the oval next to his name and turned it in before I could change my mind. Ever since, I've been feeling uncontrollable remorse, but at least now I've told somebody.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So, basically, president wins through Act of God. Obama comes twice to celebrate and two days later a bright light appears and he disappears into the clouds. Republicans take over with trumpet blasts and the dead walk. The undead J Edger Hoover is revealed to be the anti-Christ. Etc and &c.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BBC : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20009195
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

At the moment, realclearpolitics.com (the most unbiased source I know of), has called: popular_vote% (electoral ballots):
Obama/Biden 47.3% (78) Romney/Ryan 51.6% (88)

They are also showing Republicans leading in both Senate and House races:
Senate: Democrats 36 Republicans 38
House: Democrats 22 Republicans 52

It's too early for any numbers, regardless of source, to have much meaning, and I think a lot of people are just plain lying, in the belief that they can influence whether people vote or not.
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...and Old School gets a new avatar :twisted:
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election_in_Florida,_2008

Look at the similarities vs. the current map. The US' outlook is grim. Stock market predictions?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Live Results by RealClearPolitics.org
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BoneKracker wrote:
Okay, I have to get this off my chest and confess to somebody: I voted for Obama. I couldn't help it. I got in there and I was thinking, "What will happen to OTW if Obama loses? No more ragging on Obama?", and I made an impulse choice and filled in the oval next to his name and turned it in before I could change my mind. Ever since, I've been feeling uncontrollable remorse, but at least now I've told somebody.


:D You get my vote for post of the day.
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