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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    Let's not be fair ernst, since you didn't mention the last time DEMs held this seat.
    Please continue your odor of overconfidence .
    over confidence...what leads you to this conclusion?

    there was a libertarian in the race....

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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    over confidence...what leads you to this conclusion?

    there was a libertarian in the race....
    Bull**** leads him to that conclusion, because there's zero evidence for him to base it on.
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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Eloquence once again is not the friend of GOP over-confident posters.
    Gloat for 5+ months until this exact race is run again, a race in which GOPs have been in charge for 40+ years.
    See ya in the mid-terms, starting with unpopular GOV Scott, hurting the down ticket .
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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Quote Originally Posted by cpgrad08 View Post
    Who said anything about a Mandate?
    You said you hoped it was a preview for November. To me that sounds like you want it to be some kind of mandate.

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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Quote Originally Posted by EnigmaO01 View Post
    You said you hoped it was a preview for November. To me that sounds like you want it to be some kind of mandate.
    That is not a mandate what so ever.

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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Once again, a rather meaningless interim election whose results are overstated because its a meaningless interim election... and we have nothing better to do....

    "With a few exceptions, the national implications of House special elections are almost always overblown, hyped by partisans and over-analyzed by the media. The victory Tuesday of Republican David Jolly over Democrat Alex Sink in Florida’s thirteenth congressional district wasn't an exception, but it served as a test-case messaging gurus on both sides of the aisle can use to inform future contests."

    Florida's special election wasn

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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Quote Originally Posted by cpgrad08 View Post
    That is not a mandate what so ever.
    O.K. would portend be a better word?

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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    So let me see if I get this straight...you have a Democratic candidate that the party threw mountains of cash at (outspent opposition by about 2-1), brought in heavy hitters for fundraisers and endorsements, had tremendously bigger name recognition and lost in whats truly a swing district (which Obama carried in both 2008 and 2012) and people think there is no signficance here? While its not something monumental, this election spells some trouble for Democrats going into the mid-term seasons. While the GOP may screw it up (entirely possible), this is shaping up to be a pretty bad year for Democrats. Possibly could rival 2010.

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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    I don't think it is a big indicator or anything like that...But it does follow what polls are saying right now about how the people feel about O-care.

    On that an update from MY OWN company insurance....

    We just got a packet this week it laid out:

    My deductibles are going up by 75%
    My co-pays stay the same
    My prescriptions go from a flat $20 co pay to $20 co pay + 20%
    My ER cost are going up by 200% (from $100 to $300)
    and My premium is going up by 40%

    Plus they dropped my wife from coverage because her work offers insurance as well, however it is better in some places, and worse in others....

    So in essence, you could say that my premiums just doubled plus a 40% increase. You want to know what the average person like me is going to be thinking about going into the polls? It is that Obama, Pelosi, and the demo's promised that "the average family would see a $2500. savings in their premium cost per year." That was a lie....That "if you like your insurance, you'll be able to keep it" was a lie, at least in my wife's case. And I am going to be awfully scared at how demo's are purposely breaking the HC system.

    I am going to be thinking of that among other things that demo's have done, and it doesn't look good for them.
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    Re: Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election

    Quote Originally Posted by EnigmaO01 View Post
    1.8 percent win is hardly some kind of mandate.
    Particularly in a district held easily by Republicans for almost 50 yrs.

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