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Sep
10

a (very) good week’s work

Pollster John Zogby, September 24:

“For the Democrats, it’s looking again like summer’s end may bring a breath of fresh air. Poll numbers are moving up for Obama and the Democrats. Our latest Congressional generic found the Dems up by 1 percent, and other pollsters are also showing improvements for Obama’s party. Our latest presidential job approval of 49 percent is Obama’s highest since February. Taking the offensive against the Republicans is paying off, especially with the Democratic base. We’ll see how the Democrats play their advantage on legislation that extends middle class tax cuts and ends the unpopular cuts on income over $250,000. The Senate vote on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” failed to get the 60 votes needed to move forward, but Democrats may get credit from gay rights supporters for having tried. There are five weeks ahead before the midterm elections, and this past week was a good one for Obama and the Democrats.”


8 Responses to “a (very) good week’s work”


  1. 1 Kat 4 Obama
    September 25, 2010 at 1:45 am

    Sounds good to me!

  2. 2 globalcitizenlinda
    September 25, 2010 at 2:25 am

    we all have to do whatever we can in the next few weeks to bring Democrats and President Obama (and hence we the people) to victory. what a comeback this would be!

    Ps: I am working on an Obama-supporting-intiative that focuses on pushing back against bigotry using the energy of young people. If anyone else wants to help out please let the owner of this site – Chipsticks – know in a reply and how I can contact you directly. it will be designed to challenge the politicians using bigotry to divide this diverse country and sow seeds which a destructive to people and the nation at large

    • 3 Chi
      September 25, 2010 at 9:17 am

      I’m in Linda! I’ll be happy to do whatever I can to help.

    • September 25, 2010 at 11:20 am

      Hi Linda, what a wonderful idea! If there’s anything at all that I can do to help please let me know and it’s certainly no problem linking you up with people here who want to get involved. If you would like me to advertise the idea through a separate post (a sticky) let me know too. Keep on guarding the change!

  3. 6 graciouslady
    September 25, 2010 at 3:04 am

    Chipsticks, I would really like to participate in this with globalcitizenlinda.

  4. September 25, 2010 at 1:12 pm

    I would also like to help but I live overseas.

    However, if there is anything you think I could help with despite being many miles away I would really like to do my part.

    You guys are great.

  5. 8 vitaminlover
    September 27, 2010 at 3:02 am

    He is enjoying his break.


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