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Old 11-16-2012, 05:38 PM
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:48 PM
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Just because we are in the minority doesn't mean we have the weaker hand, the libs need to bear that in mind.
That's just the thing, though. Conservatives are not in the minority. The Liberals simply have control of the media, so they can make everybody think that their agenda is the majority opinion in this country.

The current US population is estimated at around 313,847,465 people, Obama won the election with 62,611,250 votes. Which means that Obama was elected by less than 20% of the overall US population. So all this talk about the "majority" of Americans voting to reelect Obama is just false.

A majority of the people who voted might have voted for Obama, but not the majority of Americans.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:27 PM
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That's just the thing, though. Conservatives are not in the minority. The Liberals simply have control of the media, so they can make everybody think that their agenda is the majority opinion in this country.

The current US population is estimated at around 313,847,465 people, Obama won the election with 62,611,250 votes. Which means that Obama was elected by less than 20% of the overall US population. So all this talk about the "majority" of Americans voting to reelect Obama is just false.

A majority of the people who voted might have voted for Obama, but not the majority of Americans.
if that is the case, no president in recent times has had majorty of population vote for them ... and it ain't gonna happen anytime soon ..
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:31 PM
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if that is the case, no president in recent times has had majorty of population vote for them ... and it ain't gonna happen anytime soon ..
I understand that, since 40% voter turnout is about the best we can hope for. However, I'm just pointing out that it is wrong to claim that Obama was granted some kind of Liberal mandate by the American people based on only 19.95% of the population.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:33 PM
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i saw this and thought of this thread ... i know even some of you can laugh at this silliness ... others will give me hell for it ...