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Old 02-02-2006, 09:05 PM   #1
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Bono poll at MSNBC

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http://msnbc.msn.com/id/11146046/

Vote whether or not the US should adhere to Bonos speech:


The results so far...

Should the government take Bono's advice? * 5811 responses

Yes
79%

No
17%

Not sure
4%
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Old 02-02-2006, 10:09 PM   #2
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I can't believe that so many people responded to the poll...it's over 7,000 now...that's great! Bono must be right...people are listening!
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Old 02-02-2006, 10:30 PM   #3
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People are listening......in an 1 1/2 hour almost 2,000 people voted yes!
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about an hour ago, there were 8500+ votes. Now, it's:

Should the government take Bono's advice? * 9630 responses


Yes
85%

No
12%

Not sure
3%
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Old 02-03-2006, 02:25 AM   #5
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Should the government take Bono's advice? * 13301 responses


Yes
88%

No
10%

Not sure
2%
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Old 02-03-2006, 02:35 AM   #6
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So 15114.772 socialists responded on the internet? Wow, Bono for teh new Jesus!
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Now 90% are saying yes and only 8% are saying no. 2% aren't sure.
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So 15114.772 socialists responded on the internet? Wow, Bono for teh new Jesus!
Socialists? I'm not a socialist and I voted yes.
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I wonder if you would get similar results if the money was coming directly from the pockets of the responders.
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wow, he's now up to $92! I wonder what results a true representative sample would show...
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I'd bet it's a lot of U2 fans flocking to vote in the poll, as they tend to do whenever there's an online poll about anything in regards to U2. I'm surprised there's not a thread in EYKIW commanding everyone to go vote.
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I think a lot of this response is the result of the email sent by the One Campaign directing people to go vote.

Personally, I think this was a brilliant strategy.
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Old 02-03-2006, 01:15 PM   #13
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Really? I'm surprised The One Campaign sent people there to vote. It's not like an internet poll is going to cause anything to happen.
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Today, Bono addressed the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C., reaching across divides to ask policy makers and faith leaders to do more to beat global AIDS and extreme poverty and calling on the U.S. to give an additional 1% of the budget to this fight. Read more about the event on www.one.org/blog/.

Should the U.S. take Bono’s advice and devote an additional 1% to beating AIDS and poverty? Vote in an online poll now!

In his speech, Bono said: "It must be an emergency when an Irish rock star is being invited to speak at the National Prayer Breakfast and the House Democrat annual retreat all on the same day. And it is. Because in this long day 6,500 Africans will die of AIDS and 110 million kids won't get to go to school. The good news is that politicians on both sides, and more importantly the people who elect them, are all joining as ONE against AIDS and the extreme poverty in which it thrives. The great news will be when the effective programs to beat AIDS and extreme poverty are finally fully funded."
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I wonder if you would get similar results if the money was coming directly from the pockets of the responders.
isn't that the point? the money has already been taken from their pocket. they are now giving their opinion on where it should go.
is that ok with you?
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