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When Roger West first launched the progressive political blog "News From The Other Side" in May 2010, he could hardly have predicted the impact that his venture would have on the media and political debate. As the New Media emerged as a counterbalance to established media sources, Roger wrote his copious blogs about national politics, the tea party movement, mid-term elections, and the failings of the radical right to the vanguard of the New Media movement. Roger West's efforts as a leading blogger have tremendous reach. NFTOS has led the effort to bring accountability to mainstream media sources such as FOX NEWS,CNN and Andy Breitbart's "Big Journalism. Roger's breadth of experience, engaging style, and cultivation of loyal readership - over 92 million visitors - give him unique insight into the past, present, and future of the New Media and political rhetoric that exists in our society today. What we are against: Radical Right Wing Agendas Incompetent Establishment Public Coruption Corporate Malfeasence We are for: Global and Econmoic Security Social and Economic Justice Media Accountability Healthy Communities

Thursday, August 23, 2012

BY THE NUMBERS



A new poll conducted by NBC shows that President Obama's favorabilities among African American voters is at an all-time high when contrasted against presumptive GOP nominee, Mitt Romney. The poll finds that out of all African Americans polled, 94% favor President Obama, while 0% plan to vote for Mitt Romney. The other 6% were undecided.

Overall Americans simply don't like Mitt Romney. He was trounced in category after category:



1. Being easy going and likable-- Obama 58%, Romney 23%

2. Dealing with issues of concern to women-- Obama 52%, Romney 24%

3. Caring about average people-- Obama 52%, Romney 30%

4. Being experienced enough to handle the presidency-- Obama 46%, Romney 35%

5. Dealing with issues of concern to seniors-- Obama 46%, Romney 34%

6. Being a calm and steady leader in a crisis-- Obama 46%, Romney 34%

7. Being a good Commander-in-Chief-- Obama 45%, Romney 38%

8. Being consistent in standing up for beliefs -- Obama 43%, Romney 37%

9. Being honest and straight forward-- Obama 41%, Romney 30%


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