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Bob Is A Racist – YouTube.

From Wikipedia

The Bradley effect, less commonly called the Wilder effect, is a theory proposed to explain observed discrepancies between voter opinion polls and election outcomes in some United States government elections where a white candidate and a non-white candidate run against each other. The theory proposes that some voters will tell pollsters they are undecided or likely to vote for a black candidate, while on election day they vote for the white candidate. It was named after Los AngelesMayorTom Bradley, an African-American who lost the 1982 California governor’s race despite being ahead in voter polls going into the elections.

The Bradley effect theory posits that the inaccurate polls were skewed by the phenomenon of social desirability bias. Specifically, some white voters give inaccurate polling responses for fear that, by stating their true preference, they will open themselves to criticism of racial motivation. Members of the public may feel under pressure to provide an answer that is deemed to be more publicly acceptable, or ‘politically correct‘. The reluctance to give accurate polling answers has sometimes extended to post-election exit polls.

While some dispute the existence or persistence of this effect, we are currently living with a cadre of talking heads that are all too eager to try toshut down ANY criticism of the policies and actions of Obummer as racist. I have a friend who, despite the fact that all politician are full of** it , and Obummer has been quoted as saying that it is fair, “To spread it around”,speaking of other peoples money, found a parade float that was a manure spreader with a banner reading, “Spreading it Around” and an Obummer impersonator riding on a chair in the well of the spreader, to be racist. Personally, I think it wound have been just as fitting for Barney Frank, but then it would have been homophobic, right?

It may be wishful thinking, but some of the Democrat’s mouthpieces seem to be getting desperate, witness Debbie Wassermann-Schultz’s unforced lie about the Israeli Ambassador, then her disavowal, then  her silence after a tape surfaced of her making the lie. Or the unforced error by Antonio Villaraigosa actually listening to the results of the voice vote on the motion to deflect criticism about removing God and Jerusalem from their platform (another unforced error considering the Jewish community in one of the bedrocks of the Dims). The fix was in, It was on his teleprompter that the vote carried, all he had to do was read it. By calling the again and again, he beclowned himself by ignoring that the no votes got louder and louder and stating the ayes won.

So is the Obummer campaign worried that the full on “you’re a racist” attack on any criticism of his actions or policies causing a “Bradley effect” on the polls we’re seeing? Is the desperation I believe I’m seeing caused by their belief in the effect? And why is the Department of Justice suing the Gallup organization over some of their long established polling methodology?

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Here are the political/governmental poor decisions that led to the crash

Here’s How The Community Reinvestment Act Led To The Housing Bubble’s Lax Lending

The secularization of these, required by CRA, poison pill mortgages (needed to mitigate the banks’ risk incurred by making them) coupled with the repeal (1999) of the Glass Steagall Act made the crash almost inevitable. Both of these truly horrible decisions were made by politicians for “the greater good” of their constituents, either donors or stupid voters.

The Repeal Of The Glass Steagall Act and Its Contribution To The 2008/2009 Economic Crisis

The idiotic “derivatives” that were invented to shift more of the risk to investors and the “credit default swaps” designed to insure the investors in these instruments were actively encouraged by the SEC, which is a government agency charged with protecting the public not the banks.

Testimony of Annette L. Nazareth, Director Division of Market Regulation February 10, 2000

Certain Politicians who claimed responsibility for the CRA kept insisting that everything was working perfectly well while the system was snowballing down the hill.

Barney Frank and Chuck Schumer’s Role the Fannie Mae Failure

Rep. Barney Frank Admits to Helping Ex-Lover Land Job at Freddy Mac

Others were siding with the biggest bundler trying to capture control of the sub-prime market.

Dodd and Countrywide – WSJ.com

After the bust, the perpetraitors (sic) used it to turn on the small banks in order to protect the larger banks that had gambled and lost at the politicians urgings and assurances by constructing a huge barrier to entrance for new banks and onerous, costly reporting requirements the cost of which will cause many small banks to close. That will lead to larger banks being free to charge higher fees resulting in larger campaign donations or favors.

Dodd-Frank: 26,353 paper-pushers

Dodd-Frank helps big banks at expense of small ones …

 Now, I told you, that to tell you this,

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-15/freddie-fannie-push-bank-bad-debt-cost-to-84-billion-mortgages.html

The problem is that the politicians forced bad loan origination on the banks in a ponzi like quota system and paid some Clintoonite bureaucrats some fantastic bonuses to flood Fannie Mae with bad loans.

Jamie Gorelick served as vice chairman of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) when the government-sponsored enterprise began bundling subprime loans into securitized financial instruments. Her compensation was a salary of a little over $500,000 and $26,000,000 in bonuses. But Gorelick is perhaps best known for her 1995 memo, written when she was deputy attorney general for Clinton, that later became known as “Gorelick’s Wall,” a policy prescription limiting the flow of information between intelligence gatherers and criminal investigators that some believe helped allow the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center to go unchallenged. (And often alleged to keep the FBI from learning what the CIA knew about Clintoon’s missile technology dealings with the Chinese.)


Franklin Raines the former chairman and chief executive officer of Fannie Mae, who served as White House budget director under President Bill Clinton. His Compensation was $700k salary, $50 million bonuses. He was specifically named in the Securities Exchange Commission’s lawsuit against Fannie Mae and settled for by paying the SEC $24.7 million, so he wound up in about the same financial position as the other Clintoonite.

This one you have to see to believe. Lisa Blum, the gun control advocate, should be writing fiction …*headslap* she already is for the left. She doesn’t exaggerate, she lies. The idea that 30,000 children die from gun accidents is a pure fiction, a whopper of a lie – it’s under 200, terrible yes, but tens of thousands die every year in car accidents. Does the left want to ban cars?

Here is the story we are discussing: After his parents stopped for gas early Wednesday, the young boy scrambled out of his child seat, found a gun police say was left in the car by his father and fatally shot himself in the head. Tacoma police said his father put his pistol under a seat and got out to pump gas while the mother went inside the convenience store. The boy’s infant sister, who also was in the car, was not injured.

The Pierce County medical examiner has identified the boy as Julio Segura-McIntosh of Tacoma.

Like a typical leftist she interrupts
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Reason Magazine Editor in Chief Matt Welch appeared on Freedom Watch With Judge Napolitano to discuss the treatment of what guest host Elizabeth MacDonald calls, “OWS pests”, the economics of security surrounding the TSA and how the super committee’s failure may jeopardize payroll tax cuts. Air Date: November 22, 2011

This shouldn’t surprise anyone. It is a result of the seniority provisions written into congressional rules that provide job security by distributing power to the old and senile over the young and bright until the younger are co-opted and corrupted into the “proper” attitudes of the royal political elite.

Actress Maria Conchita Alonso and actor Sean Penn had a heated exchange at a Los Angeles airport recently, in while Alonso called Penn a “communist a**hole” and Penn called Alonso a “pig.” Alonso described the exchange to Steve Malzberg on WMAL

Bravo Maria!