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  •  Has anyone pointed out yet that (1+ / 0-)
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    Onomastic

    numerically, this means one out of every one hundred Americans has contributed to the re-election campaign so far? Has that EVER happened before??? Amazing. Absolutely amazing.

    •  Wow! (0+ / 0-)

      That's how it really breaks down? That truly is amazing. I don't know if anyone has pointed that out.

      But you just did. :)

      Think that should be enlarged upon and made into a diary?

      It certainly puts the "enthusiasm gap" meme to rest, doesn't it? :)

      Thank you so much for pointing this out, justanyjoe

      "Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism." Hubert H. Humphrey

      by Onomastic on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 04:21:40 AM PDT

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      •  Donations to Obama campaign: 3,153,000 (0+ / 0-)

        Current population of the US: 314,200,000. Both numbers VERY slightly rounded. Actually slightly better than one out of a hundred :-)

        I'm looking for enough info (comparisons of fundraising numbers, etc) to make this a worthwhile diary. The fact alone is very worth it!

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