Category Archives: POLLS

How To Get An Accurate Poll Of Gun Owners?

Crossing comments with Bill, the 2Aguy, I was once again reminded of the wild inaccuracy of the various polls purporting to report how many guns and how many gun owners there are in the United States. We have almost 54 … Continue reading

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Polls Show A Majority Of Americans Support Gun Control

I see a gun ban organization has resurrected the “93% if Americans support” our brand of gun control. Polls can be valuable tools or they can lead you wildly astray. Make a cold call to 555.555.5555 and ask the person … Continue reading

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Expose: How WaPo Works To Keep Trump Voters Home

The financial blog Zero Hedge rips the covers off the Washington Post’s poll giving Hillary Rodham C a 12 point advantage over Donald Trump. Click on over, the story is at the link and the Alley will be here when … Continue reading

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“Ignore The Polls” Says Statistician

The financial website Zero Hedge sites a statistician to tell us to ignore the biased polls. Briefly quoting the Zero Hedge report linked above: (a) that the empirical polling results are not as dire as current landslide mainstream media projections … Continue reading

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Getting Discouraged About The Polls? Don’t Be

I see FOX News dutifully reports Trump is six points behind in the polls and fading fast. So What? FOX, and virtually all of the rest of the American media, is run by Statists who would like nothing more than … Continue reading

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The Problem With Polls? Too Many Pollsters Have NO Basic Understanding Of The Polled

Earlier today, September 25, 2016, WuChang sent of links to a St. Louis Post Dispatch editorial, citing an article in England’s Red Rag, the Guardian, which cited a poll that is as full of holes as a Swiss cheese. While … Continue reading

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Polls Show Trump Still Rising: Clinton Enthusiasm Moderating

There is remarkable uniformity in this Saturday morning’s polls, with most of the reputable polls showing Trump rising, Clinton either treading water or sinking. In addition, the pundits are beginning to say Clinton has an enthusiasm problem among her supporters. … Continue reading

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Polls In A Time When People Conceal Their Intentions

Looking over the polls headlines, Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump seemingly holds a 3.27 point lead, although some of the jabbering heads talk about Trump’s candidacy in the past tense. This is a bit below my mid-August forecast, but still … Continue reading

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41 Days Until November 8; 128 Days Until Inauguration

Well, it is September 15, Day 258 of 2016, with 41 days until Election Day, and Obama has 128 days left in his second and laswt lawful term as President of the United States. Unless some calamity occurs, such as … Continue reading

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More Polls Put Trump In Lead

Regular Alley readers may recall my late July comment that HRod would enjoy a post convention bump in her poll numbers, but that would be gone by Labor Day. Well, Labor Day is four days away, and it appears the … Continue reading

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