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Old 10-18-2012, 07:29 PM
 
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Will people who are collecting unemployment checks vote for Obama?

They all know that the checks will stop coming eventually. What is the mindset of the 23 million Americans who can't find a job?

Do the unemployed think that Obama will make it easier or harder for them to get back to providing for their families?

If you are unemployed, how will you vote, and why?
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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I don't collect an unemployment check since I'm self-employed, but we have quite a few friends who are on unemployment or just fell off the rolls, and most of them are voting Obama out. There are a few who are voting for Obama due to their irrational fear of Romney's stance on social issues, but for the most part the economy is the turning point among the unemployed people I know.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:14 PM
 
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The OP is under the erroneous impression that there are plenty of jobs out there -- you just need to get off of welfare first.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:14 PM
 
Location: Gaston, North Carolina
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I am one of the underemployed and I am voting Romney. I am also trying to get a business started so I will at least be trying to get paid what is needed to survive.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Lost in Texas
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It depends.. Those who are on unemployment for a legitimate reason, will vote for Romney. They want to work... Those who are milking the system will vote for Obama.
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:19 PM
 
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I am one of the underemployed and I am voting Romney. I am also trying to get a business started so I will at least be trying to get paid what is needed to survive.
Confused... Are you receiving unemployment, then?
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:28 PM
 
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What's that old saying?

Don't bite the hand that's feeding you?
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:40 PM
 
Location: SWUS
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Will people who are collecting unemployment checks vote for Obama?

They all know that the checks will stop coming eventually. What is the mindset of the 23 million Americans who can't find a job?

Do the unemployed think that Obama will make it easier or harder for them to get back to providing for their families?

If you are unemployed, how will you vote, and why?
Some probably will vote for Obama, perhaps the people collecting unemployment in the larger cities. People collecting unemployment in rural areas are more likely to vote against him.

Just an observation.

I'm not really employed nor unemployed.
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