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White House adviser says Obama to energize his base for November

October 4, 2010

USA/President Barack Obama adds a new item to his first-term to-do list: energize his most loyal supporters in a national get-out-the-vote campaign for the November congressional midterm elections.

That’s the message Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett delivered on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, where she predicted a robust White House campaign to encourage voters including blacks and Hispanics to get to the polls next month.

Obama has already been out trying to stir up enthusiasm among the younger voters. But that was just for starters.

“He’s going to be energizing his base. He’s going to be energizing the entire country to come out and participate in this election,” Jarrett said.

“The president may not be on the ballot. But it’s very important that everybody come out and vote and that will be his message going forward.”
    
Democrats hope to limit the loss of House and Senate seats in an election widely expected to yield Republican gains.

Some Democratic incumbents have sought to save their jobs by distancing themselves from the president and some of his more unpopular programs including healthcare reform. 
    
But analysts say Obama could help compensate for Republican strengths among white and independent voters by reaching out to voting blocs DAVOS/that enthusiastically supported him in 2008 and convincing them to come out to the polls on Election Day. 
     
A Gallup poll released on Monday showed that the president’s GOTV campaign may face challenges with some segments of its intended audience, however.
    
Obama’s approval ratings stand at 91 percent among blacks, 79 percent among Democrats and 75 percent among liberals.
    
But Hispanic’s give him only a 55 percent approval rating, according to findings based on interviews with 15,200 adults conducted Sept 1-30 in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The results have a 1 percentage point error margin.
    
The presidential approval rating was 47 percent among women and 54 percent among moderates. 
    
USAObama’s overall approval rating has firmed a bit from an August low of 44 percent — but only to 45 percent.
    
Gallup says Obama’s overall approval rating is similar to midterm results of Democrat Bill Clinton (45 percent) and Republican Ronald Reagan (42 percent), whose parties suffered substantial congressional losses at the same juncture in their presidencies.

Photo credits: Reuters/Jim Young (Obama); Reuters/Denis Balibouse (Jarrett); Reuters/Jim Young (Obama supporters).

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Vote–ALL–Incumbents out or pay the price on issues that always cost the–TAXPAYER.

The majority leadership and their peons are currently overlooking the 15 million unemployed Americans, as they try to change public opinion on giving 12 to 20 million illegal aliens legitimacy. Right now the LiberalCrats have failed to mention of Pew Research Center intelligence, that somewhere around 8.5 illegal workers are advantageously employed. That instituting another Amnesty will give millions of illegal aliens free reign to your Social Security and will only make mass exodus from other countries worse; bringing millions more to our shores and borders. Central in enacting any form of Amnesty is Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) whose own state in is serious economic trouble, from illegal alien welfare benefits and instant citizen of babies birthed by an illegal Mother.

Reid has a unacceptable immigration record as he has said–YES–to Federal funding for Sanctuary Cities, Comprehensive Immigration Reform; Dream Act (a De Facto Amnesty); another Guest Worker program; (previous Guest Worker programs resulted in Amnesty); allowing illegal aliens to participate in our struggling Social Security. All these very negative actions have cost US Taxpayers billions of dollars, which is taken from their paychecks. Reid voted–NO–to making E-Verify mandatory as a business requirement; or limiting welfare to illegal aliens that is another massive cost, estimated to be just the federal level of $113 billion dollars yearly. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) voted faithfully the same to Senator Reid. Then the majority speaker Democrat Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says that arresting and detaining–ALL–illegal immigrants was Un-American, an administering to the same party line issues as all Liberal-Democrat members.

The quantity of money spent to educate illegal alien children; the colleges that pander to illegal students, emergency health care treatment (much cannot be classified as an emergency) prison incarceration and then wide scope of state, county and city public entitlements. The dollar amount cannot be even estimated, as the US government as even local authorities keep these figures shadowed and out of the public view. Occasionally figures are released by public minded officials; otherwise there remains no accounting to this fiscal problem? Both parties over two decades are to blame for ignoring this obligation to the taxpayer.

Both Nevada and California–must enact laws, to stop the free distribution of welfare benefits to nationals that injured the economies of these states; Proposition 187 was the people’s vote in California to do exactly that, but was secretly derailed so it couldn’t reach the Supreme Court. Sen. Robert Menendez’s (D-N.J.) introduction of amnesty legislation, with the Dream Act and Ag bill attached to it suddenly appeared last week. These are all travesties of our immigration laws with some surreptitious agenda. Something to keep in mind that there is hardly any security, when it comes to–ONLY–citizens voting. Democrats specifically don’t make it clear that–ONLY–US CITIZENS can vote in November or in any election. GOOGLE–voter fraud and then be ready to watch for suspicious activities, as illegals knowingly or otherwise unintentional will use either absentee ballots or the polling places.

We must remember to vote for any incumbent democrat, means billions of dollars out of your wage packet, to keep illegal aliens in America. Nobody who entered the US illegally, from whatever corner of the world they come from–should be rewarded. The 1986 Immigration law has never been strictly enforced, not by Democrats or Republicans, who have failed to protect the economy and safeguard this country. This illegal immigration is just a paramount problem in border states anymore, but has spread like a pestilence to every community in America; just not large cities today.

Politicians have never built the double fence or even completed it; never made illegal entrance a felony. America should only seek highly skilled workers, not the desperate and poor who always need monetary assistance. It is time to begin the purge of all politicians, Governors, Mayors and elected officials in both parties who are determined to go against the public grain of illegal immigrant removal–which means–ALL–not just criminals. November you are for or against that will save this country from further financial deterioration, but also watch for illegal aliens voting. GOOGLE–keywords such as illegal alien costs, or investigate your senator or congressman’s record on the illegal alien enforcement. Remember this Washington switchboard number of 202-224-3121 and confront both party members of their stance, then vote them out of office?
Get more informed at NumbersUSA & Judicial Watch. In conclusion–this smear on Meg Whitman in my book, has been instigated by Union goons, as a favor to Jerry Brown; with policy payback to come? Interesting thought? If E-verify had been in operation permanently in every business in the USA nine years ago, this maid called Nicci would have been detected and she would have been fired. Sen. Harry Reid must accept full blame for that, as he is responsible for weakening E-verify to a voluntary program.

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its good to see that hispanics are waking up to Barry the liar. it is a shame to see his support rate amoung blacks @ 91%.

How blind blacks are to the political process. Name one other race who so blindly follows one political party. Whites, hispanics, all races came out in droves to vote for Barry and even now people play the card…

And I dare you to play that card, you know what i mean…

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