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September 28, 2008 Poll Results

Who do you think won the first presidential debate?

John McCain 32% 352 votes
Barack Obama 40% 439 votes
Neither 11% 123 votes
I didn't watch 15% 171 votes
Total: 1085 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


September 28, 2008
7:48 p.m.

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The public has to look at the voting records of the candidates. 2 minute snippets do not communicate the reality. Obama has voted present and not done a single thing since he has been in the senate EXCEPT run for office.Wait a minute he did vote for full term abortion and tehn een voted for euthanasia if teh baby at 8 months came out alive. And everyone is upset Palin can shoot a deer? Don't worry abortion will never be erased from your options. Back teh the simple east way to find out who to vote for...
Look at the record of the senators. Citizens of the USA who claim to be concerned. Do you want to become a socialist country? Take the time and look who is truly making change happen in our government. McCain has taken grief for standing up to everyone trying to do the right thing. That is the truth. That is the change you want. Just look at the records and stop letting the fancy talker sweet talk you. So many men and woman are serving out country as volunteers. The least you can do is look at the senate voting reality. McCain will stand up and defend the country at any cost. Who needs someone running around campaigning? That’s all Obama has done is campaign since day one and YOU are paying for it... HELP THE United States and stop complaining you will be cryingh when teh enemy starts bombing your back yards and you have to give your money to those on welfare because Obama wants to do that!!! Wake up!!! It is your responsibility to look at the reality and not let the media feed you what to think the Liberal media. It is your country and your vote. Do you want to be entertained with sweet talk? or the truth?

September 30, 2008
7:51 a.m.

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During the electoral process, when 11 Republicans took the stage for debate, I never thought McCain would emerge victorious. I liked Duncan Hunter. He is reserved, fiscally responsible, serves on the House Armed Services Committee and not a rock star. A true leader with no flash. Perhaps that's the unfortunate antithesis, the one needed but not the one wanted.

October 1, 2008
9:31 a.m.

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I wasn't planning on commenting on this political question because I believe most people have picked their candidate and are set in their vote.

However, after reading Revere2008 say " have to give your money to those on welfare..." I had to really laugh! Are you serious?!?!?! At a time where our economy is falling into the worst situation of our life times (after 8 years of Bush) and the only debate in this country is whether or not to give a 700 billion dollar WELFARE check to wallstreet, are you really owrried about the 1% combined fed and state budget that goes to those collecting welfare! You are making this a political attack against Obama but your really need to open your eyes (and maybe a book or two) and see that this is not a political issue-we are paying welfare one way or another, whether it is to the rich or to the poor. Trickle up or trickle down is the only question you need to ask yourself.

October 1, 2008
10:17 a.m.

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They both are idiots. No one answered any questions in the debate. Obama stuttered and McCain stalled. They both side stepped the questions. They are both one of the same. All politicians do is lie. Why do they spend millions for a $100,000 job? The sheep always follow.

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