Posts Tagged ‘polls’

To put you in a good mood for the day, I offer you this. The election will not be close… Facts matter, especially to those concerned about the country, their futures, and the futures of their grandchildren. The electorate may not be the brightest, as H.L. Mencken always reminded us. But they do feel pain […]


Buying Votes

13Jun10

People who vote for Democrats do so for the subsidies. So it’s no surprise that, with the November elections looming, Democrats are looking to get some fresh money to the troops – to help them forget about the Obama recession. President Obama, in an unusual Saturday night letter to Congressional leaders, asked them to “urge […]


Repeal Appeal

24May10

The number of Americans who think the health care law is a mistake is reaching new highs. Support for repeal of the new national health care plan has jumped to its highest level ever. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63% of U.S. voters now favor repeal of the plan passed by […]


Celebritician

11Feb10

A couple of days ago, a Rasmussen poll indicated that 75% of Americans are angry at the government. That conclusion is now being supported from a liberal source. Two-thirds of Americans are “dissatisfied” or downright “angry” about the way the federal government is working, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. On average, the […]


Tally Oh!

08Feb10

How is that Hopey Changey Thing going for its perpertrators? Marist has a new poll out. The poll, conducted Feb. 1-3, showed just 44% of registered voters approving of Obama’s job as president. 47% disapprove. But among indie voters, Obama’s approval rating sits at a terrible 29%, while his disapproval rating is at 57%. Ouch. […]


New Lows

14Dec09

Rasmussen has shown President Obama’s approval ratings in the forties for many weeks, but today the pollster tallied a new low for the first year leader. Overall, 44% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President’s performance. That’s the lowest level yet measured for this president. Previously, his overall approval rating had […]


Doubt It

23Nov09

Did you doubt for a minute that the Mammogram advisory would have a devastating impact on public support for health reform? It became clear to America that under ObamaCare an advisory like the one issued last week would no longer be an advisory – it would be a command. Just 38% of voters now favor […]


We’re still number one. Conservatives continue to outnumber moderates and liberals in the American populace in 2009, confirming a finding that Gallup first noted in June. Forty percent of Americans describe their political views as conservative, 36% as moderate, and 20% as liberal. This marks a shift from 2005 through 2008, when moderates were tied […]


Against Change

20Oct09

How confident are the American people that ObamaCare would create positive change? Fifty-six percent (56%) of voters say passage of the plan will make the cost of health care go up while 18% say it will make costs go down. Only 18% believe the President? It seems the Obama health care agenda is not a […]


Not So Popular

10May09

Fourth place. Out of nine Presidents. Not earth shattering, second coming of JFK, popularity numbers for Barack Obama after 100 days. President Approve Disapprove John F. Kennedy 83% 5% Dwight Eisenhower 73% 10% Ronald Reagan 68% 21% Barack Obama 65% 29% Jimmy Carter 63% 18% Richard Nixon 62% 15% George W. Bush 62% 29% George […]


Knowbama

18Nov08

Radio talk host John Ziegler’s documentary of Obama voters is making waves. He interviewed a dozen voters as they left the polls on election day, asking tough questions like which party controls congress. It turns out that they were well briefed on viewing Sarah Palin as a moron, but knew little else. The documentary was […]