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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
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“How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt? What would Jesus Christ have preached if he had taken a poll in the land of Israel? What would have happened to the reformation if Martin Luther had taken a poll? It isn’t polls on public opinion of the moment that counts, it is right and wrong leadership.”- Harry S, Truman.

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It is sad, but true, that many people make up their minds about numerous issues, some of which are very serious, solely in keeping with the latest polls. What is even sadder, many vote for those seeking a high office, such as the presidency of the United States, based on the polls, and to beat it all the polls were flawed, as they were conducted by a liberal media and presented to the public by that same network.

 

There was a time when the networks confined their reporting to the actual news of the day, but now most of them are liberal and lean toward liberal candidates. This is exactly what happened in the last presidential election. Some wanted a change and, oh brother, they got it!

 

Have you ever stopped to consider what polls don’t tell? They never reveal the candidate’s qualifications, or lack of them, and neither do they reveal his or her character flaws. Until we begin to demand the best in candidates, and when we vote based upon the candidates’ qualifications and character, just that long we will continue to drag America toward a third world status.

 

 

If the polls had told us, four years ago, that by 2011 gas would be near $3.50 a gallon, and groceries would have doubled in price, and those running for office four years ago, if elected, would spend America into bankruptcy, would you have voted to elect the current crop of misfits in D.C.?

 

Sometimes polls are reliable.  At other times they aren’t. Too often these polls are manipulated by chimps with two legs that have motives that are solely aimed for more coconuts for themselves and their political buddies rather than the people who elected them.

 

This country is too great, and the future is too important for our children and grandchildren, to allow some liberal Bozo to brainwash us into voting for some “Johnny-come-lately” by means of deceptive polling.

 

Harry Truman was right—“It isn’t polls or public opinion that counts, but right and wrong and leadership. Right and wrong—now that is the way to judge. Any person who allows NBC, or any other network, to make up his mind— no matter what the issue might be, then friend, that person is a danger to America.

 

Here are some questions you need to ask about any candidate, incumbent or otherwise:

Can I trust him/her?

Is she /her committed?

 Does he/she care?

 The answers to the above questions are far more reliable than any poll.