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  • BREAKING: Jeb Bush is formally exploring 2016 White House bid

    12/16/2014 7:55:08 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 168 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 16, 2014 | Seth McLaughlin
    Jeb Bush is exploring a 2016 presidential bid. The former Florida governor said in a post on Facebook Tuesday that over the Thanksgiving holiday there was a lot of discussion about the future of the nation. “As a result of these conversations and thoughtful consideration of the kind of strong leadership I think America needs, I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States,” Mr. Bush said. Mr. Bush said he plans to establish a Leader PAC next month to “help me facilitate conversations with citizens across America to discuss the most critical...
  • American Catholic Laity Poll, 2011

    12/12/2014 8:26:15 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 33 replies
    Association of Religion Data Archives ^ | 12-14 | Association of Religion Data Archives
    American Catholic Laity Poll, 2011 Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Catholic > Summary SummaryCodebookSearchDownload The American Catholic Laity Poll contains many questions on pressing issues in the Catholic Church--views of the hierarchy, political positions of the church, women's roles in the church, what it takes to be a "good Catholic," how churches can respond to the current shortage of priests, and the effects of sex abuse in the church. Other questions also concern Mass attendance, prayer, Communion, and demographic characteristics. This poll contains respondents from many different generations of Catholics, and it...
  • Freep a poll!(Florida allow concealed carry on the campuses of state colleges and universities?)

    12/11/2014 5:04:13 PM PST · by dynachrome · 16 replies
    theledger.com ^ | 12-11-14 | The Ledger
    Should Florida allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities? Yes No
  • Freep a Poll!(Why did the Democrats release their "report" on enhanced interrogation?)

    12/11/2014 1:55:50 PM PST · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 12-10-14 | Headline of the Day
    Why did the Democrats release their "report" on enhanced interrogation? They feel the world needs to know about torture. I don't know. They delight in hurting the United States military and intelligence agencies
  • Bloomberg poll: Majority opposes Obama executive action on immigration

    12/09/2014 6:55:41 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/09/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    The latest Bloomberg Politics poll shows Republicans’ popularity hitting a five-year high after a stunning midterm wave election. That comes mainly at Barack Obama’s expense, but also at the expense of the Democratic Party. The backlash can be felt in the standing among independents, and on issues such as Obama’s executive action on immigration — which turns out to be an expensive pander to a narrow constituency: Republicans are enjoying a five-year peak in popularity after their wins in the midterm elections, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll, while President Barack Obama struggles with his lowest job approval...
  • Poll: Maybe America is Ready for Hillary? [She leads against all potential GOP candidates]

    12/08/2014 12:28:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/08/2014 | Noah Rothman
    <p>A poll recently conducted by Bloomberg suggests that Hillary Clinton’s ascension to the presidency is all but inevitable. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.</p> <p>At least, that’s how the writeup of this survey via Bloomberg’s Lisa Lerer read.</p> <p>“Greater numbers of Americans view her as a strong leader, who has a better vision for the future, shares their values, and empathizes with their concerns, according to a new Bloomberg Politics Poll,” the post revealed.</p>
  • Freep a Poll! (How do feel about America's decline under Obama?)

    12/04/2014 5:42:17 PM PST · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 12-4-14 | Headline of The Day
    How do feel about America's decline under Obama? I'm glad Obama brought the U.S. down a notch. I don't know. The U.S. will be great again again once the grown-ups are in charge.
  • YouGov poll: Plurality of Americans oppose Obama’s executive order on amnesty, 38/45

    12/02/2014 7:45:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/02/2014 | AllahPundit
    Interesting, and encouraging. Now convince me that either the White House or its friends in Congress really care. Immigration for them is about pleasing one particular demographic group long-term even if it ends up irritating other demographic groups short-term. They can probably tolerate a backlash among white working-class if it’s broad but ephemeral or durable but narrow, knowing that the gains they make among Latinos will offset those votes.But what if the backlash is broad and durable? This may be a nation of immigrants (and 82% of the public agree that it is), but the President’s plan for executive...
  • Poll: Americans reject Obama's immigration order, want illegals out of schools, jobs

    12/02/2014 9:48:45 AM PST · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 2, 2014 | Paul Bedard
    Despite the media’s gushing over support for President Obama’s executive order on illegal immigrants, a poll just published finds that the public is rejecting his move, with overwhelming majorities demanding that illegal children be barred from schools and illegal adults from jobs. ... In fact, only a majority of Democrats support the president’s action ... but 51 percent of independents and 80 percent of Republicans oppose it [Snip] More telling is the nation’s attitude toward undocumented immigrants when it comes to jobs, school and crime. “There is much support overall for punitive action against illegal immigrants: nearly two in three...
  • FL: Remarkable Poll in Favor of Campus Carry 15-1

    11/30/2014 5:20:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The article with this poll was first published on Friday afternoon a week ago, 21 November, 2014, the day after the shooting at Florida State University (FSU).   I wrote about it the next day.   At that time the ratio of second amendment supporters to disarmists was a very high 12 to 1. On Saturday morning, about 6 a.m. the total number of votes cast were 2740.   As you can see from the screenshot, today, 28 November about 10 a.m., the number has increased to 4,330, and the ratio has increase from 12 to 1 to an astonishing...
  • American Voters Split On Obama's Immigration Move, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds

    11/25/2014 10:26:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American voters are divided on whether President Barack Obama should take action to address the immigration issue if Congress fails to act, as 45 percent say the president should issue an executive order while 48 percent say he should not, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. At the same time, support for immigrants is at its lowest level ever measured by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll. Offered three choices on what to do about illegal immigrants: 48 percent of American voters say they should be allowed to stay, with a path to citizenship, down from 57...
  • Poll: (Hillary) Clinton Leads in NH by Historic Margin

    11/24/2014 9:48:47 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 24, 2014
    The 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary is well over a year away, but there's a new poll about the Democratic contenders that gives Hillary Clinton a huge lead. The 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary is well over a year away, but there's a new poll about the Democratic contenders that gives Hillary Clinton a huge lead. [Snip] 62 percent of voters said they would cast their ballot for Clinton if the Democratic primary were held today. Trailing behind, 13 percent said they would vote for Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, six percent said Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, and five percent said...
  • Freep-a-Poll: How do you assess President Obama's executive action on immigration?

    11/23/2014 9:07:44 AM PST · by Ray76 · 48 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | Nov 23, 2014
    Necessary step toward sound immigration policy . . . . . . . 57% Necessary evil because Washington ignored it for so long . . 02% Bad move, but the GOP isn't offering anything better . . . . 04% Oversteps his bounds, violates the U.S. Constitution . . . . 37%
  • FL: Opinion Swinging Toward Campus Carry? (poll)

    11/22/2014 5:06:22 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    After the recent shooting on campus in Florida, Florida Carry quickly made the case that the campus was a "gun free" or "defenseless victim" zone, and that removing the prohibition on legal guns would make campus safer.  From new4jax.com: Friday said several lawsuits are pending against Florida universities that refuse to allow students the right to carry weapons in class. In states like Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Oregon and Kansas, Friday said, school shooting statistics are remarkably lower than the rest of the nation. "Every state that allows law-abiding students to carry guns on campus, every one of those schools...
  • NBC/WSJ poll: By large margin, Americans want GOP, not Obama, leading on policy

    11/20/2014 2:06:22 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/20/2014 | Guy Benson
    Perhaps the White House will rationalize these results as yet more evidence of the American public’s “stupidity:” The American people don’t want President Barack Obama to take the lead on enacting policy, according to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll out Wednesday…By a clear 56% to 33% margin, those surveyed don’t want Mr. Obama to take the lead role in setting policy, preferring that Congress take the lead role…The 56% who now want Congress to take the lead role in policy making is a high water mark in the poll’s history. The WSJ/NBC poll found Americans are pleased...
  • Freep a Poll! (Do you believe Bill Clinton raped Juanita Broaddrick?)

    11/19/2014 3:08:04 PM PST · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 11-19-14 | Headline of the Day
    Do you believe Bill Clinton raped Juanita Broaddrick? Yes I don't know No
  • Gallup: As New Enrollment Period Starts, ACA (Obamacare) Approval at 37% (and disapproval is at 56%)

    11/17/2014 8:18:48 AM PST · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Gallup ^ | November 17, 2014 | Justin McCarthy
    As the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period begins, 37% of Americans say they approve of the law, one percentage point below the previous low in January. Fifty-six percent disapprove, the high in disapproval by one point. [Snip] Approval of the law continues to diverge sharply by party, with 74% of Democrats and 8% of Republicans approving of it. Independents have never been particularly positive toward the law, with approval ranging between 31% and 41%. Currently, 33% of independents approve.
  • Do you agree with laws allowing teachers to carry concealed weapons? (Poll to freep)

    11/16/2014 4:40:05 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 43 replies
    Currently 38% in favor
  • 'Her campaign is running on fumes': Final Senate race looks to be a Louisiana laugher

    11/14/2014 1:10:42 AM PST · by abb · 65 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 14, 2014 | David Martotsko
    Poll commissioned by GOP candidate's campaign shows massive advantage leading up to Dec. 6 runoff Win by GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy would bring total Republican pickup to a whopping 10 seats Landrieu is hoping a long-awaited vote on the Keystone XL pipeline will improve her fortunes Poll was leaked in Washington to send a message to energy lobbyists who think she can prevail Survey is an 'automated' phone poll that Landrieu's campaign considers less credible than traditional surveys conducted by voice 'Her campaign is running on fumes,' the pollster told MailOnline Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is trailing her Republican challenger...
  • Diez Poll: Cassidy Has A 16 Point Lead On Landrieu

    11/13/2014 6:01:11 PM PST · by abb · 56 replies
    The Hayride ^ | November 13, 2014 | Scott McKay
    We’ve talked in the past about John Diez, the Prairieville-based polling guru of Magellan Strategies Baton Rouge, and the solid reputation his firm has put togther among politicos around the state. What our readers might not know is that Diez, who did the internal polling for the Garret Graves campaign, had a frighteningly-accurate forecast of the 6th District race a week before election night. Diez had that race as follows: Edwards 29 (finished with 30) Graves 24 (finished with 27) Dietzel 13 (finished with 14) Claitor 10 (finished with 10) Whitney 6 (finished with 7) That’s what’s known as one...
  • CA Poll: Is Self Defense a Good Reason for a Concealed Carry Permit?

    11/13/2014 12:03:45 AM PST · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    California Poll: Do you think self-defense is good enough cause to be issued a concealed weapons permit? This is a straight yes or no question, and it is getting a clear response.   It is about 6-1 in favor of second amendment supporters at this time.    The question is based on the resolution of the Peruta decision, which says, in a straightforward way, that the second amendment protects the right of a person to carry arms outside of the home for self defense.   The result of the decision is that California permit applicants will not be denied a permit at...
  • MI Poll: How do you feel about your Realtor carrying a gun?

    11/07/2014 12:00:52 PM PST · by marktwain · 65 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    MI Realtor with CCW permit Michigan Poll:  Would you be more comfortable shopping for a home if you knew your Realtor was carrying a gun? Note the tortured structure of this poll.  Not "Would it bother you if your Realtor carried a gun?  Not  "Do you think Realtors should be able to carry guns?" I think the clearest question would be "Would you prefer that your Realtor  be unarmed?" But the question is what it is.   The results so far are as follows: Would you be more comfortable shopping for a home if you knew your Realtor was carrying...
  • CNN Exit Poll: Republicans Win Among Full-time Workers, College Attendees

    11/06/2014 4:12:10 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/05/14 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Republican candidates were heavily favored over their Democratic opponents among full-time workers and most college-educated Americans, a CNN exit poll shows. During the midterm elections Tuesday, CNN asked voters leaving the voting booth a series of questions, including, “Do you work full-time for pay?” About 60 percent responded that they did work full-time for pay. Of those, 54 percent said they had voted for a Republican, while 44 percent stated they voted for a Democrat. Another two percent reported voting for “other” candidates. Of the 40 percent who said they did not work full-time for pay, 48 percent said they...
  • FREEP This Poll: Who do you support in the race for Wisconsin Governor

    11/02/2014 9:38:52 AM PST · by ThE_RiPpEr. · 17 replies
    La Crosse Tribune ^ | 11/02/2014 | Tribune editorial board
    Wisconsinites go to the polls Tuesday to make a very important decision — choosing our next chief executive for the next four years. Before we review the credentials of incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his main challenger, Democrat Mary Burke, it’s vital to realize that your vote Tuesday is not about the past but indeed about the future. It’s about selecting a leader you think will do the best job helping make Wisconsin a better place to live and work.
  • Baker up 3 points over Coakley in new Suffolk-Herald poll

    10/30/2014 6:56:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 30, 2014 | Joe Battenfeld
    Republican Charlie Baker has climbed to a 3-point lead over Democrat Martha Coakley in the race for governor, while a push to repeal casinos in Massachusetts appears to be headed for a lopsided defeat, a new Suffolk University-Boston Herald poll shows. Baker's 46-43 percent lead is well within the poll's margin of error but the GOP nominee holds several key advantages over his Democratic opponent heading into the campaign's final few days, according to the Suffolk-Herald poll of 500 likely voters. Just 6 percent of voters say they are undecided.
  • Independent Voters Boost Crist In Florida, Quinnipiac...Poll Finds...

    10/30/2014 3:18:41 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Quinnipiac ^ | 10/30/14
    A jump in support from independent likely voters in the Florida governor's race leaves Democrat Charlie Crist with 43 percent, inches ahead of Republican incumbent Gov. Rick Scott with 40 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie has 8 percent, with 9 percent undecided. This compares to results of an October 22 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN- uh-pe-ack) University, showing Gov. Scott and Crist tied 42 - 42 percent, with Wyllie at 7 percent. With Wyllie out of the race, Crist gets 45 percent to Scott's 42 percent. Men and women remain divided...
  • Hagan locked in dead-heat with GOP rival in nasty, costly, NC Senate Race

    10/30/2014 6:32:58 AM PDT · by Din Maker · 16 replies
    FOX News ^ | October 29, 2014
    SALISBURY, N.C. – Regardless of who wins, the North Carolina Senate race will go down as the most expensive, likely ugliest contest of the 2014 midterms, with more than $100 million spent and more than 90,000 ads – most of them attacks – aired across the state. Democrat Kay Hagan is fighting for a second term in the Senate. Six years ago, she famously beat Elizabeth Dole to steal the seat. Republicans are determined to win it back this year and have poured millions into the campaign of Thom Tillis, speaker of the North Carolina House. Until recently, Tillis remained...
  • Arkansas Senate: Cotton (R) 51%, Pryor (D) 44%

    10/30/2014 2:58:11 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 27 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | October 29, 2014
    The clock is running out for Democrat Mark Pryor to keep from losing his U.S. Senate seat in Arkansas to Republican Congressman Tom Cotton. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Arkansas Voters shows Cotton with 51% of the vote to Pryor’s 44%. Four percent (4%) like some other candidate in the race, and two percent (2%) remain undecided.
  • Udall Down 7 Points In Colorado Senate Race,

    10/30/2014 3:06:33 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 44 replies
    With strong support from men, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican challenger in the Colorado U.S. Senate race, leads U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, the Democratic incumbent, 46 - 39 percent among likely voters, with 7 percent for independent candidate Steve Shogan, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Another 7 percent are undecided. This compares to a 46 - 41 percent likely voter lead for Gardner in an October 24 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. With Shogan out of the race, Gardner is up 49 - 41 percent.
  • Rick Scott Beating Charlie Crist in Florida Chamber Poll

    10/30/2014 3:15:03 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | 10/30/14 | Kevin Derby
    A new poll from the Florida Chamber of Commerce Political Institute shows Gov. Rick Scott with the lead over former Gov. Charlie Crist. The Florida Chamber is backing Scott for another term. The poll of likely voters, taken by Cherry Communications, shows Scott ahead with 44 percent and Crist at 39 percent, outside the margin of error. Libertarian Adrian Wyllie takes 4 percent
  • The New Hampshire Poll 2014 US Senate Ballot

    10/30/2014 3:25:23 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 18 replies
    American General Research ^ | October 30, 2014
    If the 2014 election for US Senate were being held today between Scott Brown, the Republican, and Jeanne Shaheen, the Democrat, for whom would you vote - Brown or Shaheen? (names rotated) 2014 US Senate Likely Voters Brown 49% Shaheen 49% Undecided 2%
  • Mitch McConnell widens lead over Alison Lundergan Grimes in final Bluegrass Poll

    10/30/2014 8:57:35 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 33 replies
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | 10/30/2014 | Sam Youngman
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has opened up a five-point lead over Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes and appears well positioned to win a sixth term, according to the final Bluegrass Poll before Tuesday's election. McConnell leads Grimes 48 percent to 43 percent in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, with Libertarian candidate David Patterson pulling 3 percent. In a Bluegrass Poll released early last week, McConnell was clinging to a one-point lead, with 44 percent backing him and 43 percent choosing Grimes. The latest poll of 597 likely voters in Kentucky was conducted by SurveyUSA between Oct. 25 and Oct....
  • Polls show Republican gaining in overlooked NM Senate race

    10/30/2014 10:49:14 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/28/2014
    WASHINGTON – New Mexico's Senate race suddenly is on the radar screen, as new polls show the Republican candidate within single digits of incumbent Democratic Sen. Tom Udall. Most political observers had written off the contest as a slam dunk for Democrats. But a pair of new polls shows the race tightening in the final days. ADVERTISEMENT A new Vox Populi poll shows Udall up only 4 points over Republican Allen Weh. The poll puts Udall at 47 percent and Weh at 43 percent, with 11 percent of voters undecided. “The deteriorating national political environment for Democrats and President Obama...
  • O-No: Voters More Apt To Oppose Obama Backers By 2-1

    Voters heading to the polls next week are increasingly downbeat about the direction of the country and the economy, are concerned about Ebola and largely oppose President Obama's plans on immigration, the latest IBD/TIPP poll finds.
  • CBS poll: GOP lead in generic Congressional ballot similar to final 2010 poll

    10/30/2014 8:16:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/30/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    It takes a while to get to this data in the CBS News report, as the Washington Examiner and Twitchy point out, but it’s real — and perhaps spectacular. One has to read to the ninth paragraph for CBS to get to the point of its latest and last national midterm poll, which takes burying the lede to a new and amusing level. What other data would a national media outlet survey five days before the midterms? The headline reads, “What Americans think of Congress and the President,” which is as generic a headline for a national political poll...
  • CNN poll: Voters are angry

    10/28/2014 3:42:50 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 35 replies
    Washington (CNN) -- Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performance, two troubling signs for Democrats one week before the midterm elections, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows. Democrats are battling to try and save the Senate majority, while hoping to prevent more losses in the House, which the GOP controls by a 234 to 201 margin. In the Senate, Republicans need a net gain of six seats, and several state polls in the past month of contested races show that Democrats are...
  • WaPo/ABC poll shows GOP momentum continuing in final stretch

    10/28/2014 9:05:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/28/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    The midterm elections will take place one week from today, and so far the arc of the sixth-year midterm has provided few surprises in national polling, including today’s from the Washington Post and ABC News. Driven by a strong sense of disgruntlement, a majority of likely voters want a Republican Congress to deal with an ineffectual President Barack Obama. Mainly, they want competence to return to the federal government: Driving attitudes is a pervasive sense of a country in trouble. Overwhelming majorities say the country is badly off-track and give the economy negative ratings. Economic expectations are little better...
  • Do you know who Barry Soetoro is? Wouldn't that be a great poll question?

    10/28/2014 8:26:55 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 39 replies
    10/28/2014 | vanity
    Wouldn't that be a great poll question for the GOP or some education minded conservative group to have commissioned? How about Fox News? I would love to know the percent of eligible voters who know this name. I bet it is less than 30%.
  • CNN poll: Voters are angry

    10/27/2014 2:39:30 PM PDT · by Innovative · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 27, 2014 | Mark Preston
    Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performance... Making matters even more difficult for Democrats is that Obama's disapproval rating among rural voters is 70% and the eight states listed above have sizable rural populations. Nationally, when asked if they agree with Obama on issues that matter most to them, only 42% said yes, while 55% said they disagreed with him, in the poll.
  • Baker Clobbering Coakley in Latest Globe Poll

    10/23/2014 7:08:09 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | October 23, 2014 | Roberto Scalese
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker has a nine point lead over Democratic rival Martha Coakley in the latest Boston Globe/SocialSphere. Nine points.
  • Freep a Poll! (What Are You Doing For Halloween?)

    10/23/2014 3:44:29 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 52 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 10-23-14 | CBS Baltimore
    What Are You Doing For Halloween? Watching scary movies Eating candy Dressing up and going to a party Handing out candy to trick-or-treaters I don't know yet I don't celebrate
  • Politico's Poll and Conservative Strength: Conservatives Still Vastly Outnumber Liberals in America

    10/23/2014 7:38:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/23/2014 | Bruce Walker
    Every national poll by every recognized polling organization shows that conservatives dramatically outnumber liberals in America. For a covertly leftist establishment media, complete with organs of subtle propaganda and selective misinformation, the best strategy for handling the uncomfortable fact of a conservative majority in America is to hide or at least contort it. Treating conservatives like a despised minority is the very heart of leftist demonology. The left purports to represent America and claims vast powers because it is the champion of ordinary people. Terms like “radical right wing” and “extreme conservative” are the essence of leftist rhetoric. It is...
  • Gallup: Americans' Confidence in Government to Handle Ebola Drops

    10/22/2014 4:32:27 AM PDT · by wtd · 11 replies
    Gallup ^ | Frank Newport
    Story Highlights Confidence in gov't to handle Ebola down to 52% from 61% No change in the percentage of Americans worried about getting Ebola Drop in confidence more apparent among Republicans PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans are no more worried about getting Ebola now than they were two weeks ago, but they have become somewhat less confident in the federal government's ability to deal with an outbreak of the virus. Fifty-two percent of Americans are now very or somewhat confident in the government's ability to handle Ebola, down from 61% in early October.
  • POLL: The Only Thing Chicagoans HATE More than Mayor Rahm Emanuel is the Green Bay Packers (!)

    10/20/2014 6:21:00 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 12 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 October 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    The campaign of a Democratic challenger to former-Obama-WH-Chief-of-Staff (and incumbent Chicago mayor) Rahm Emanuel -Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti- commissioned a poll this month to kick off his 2015 Chicago mayoral campaign...  Intended to measure the mood of the world's largest cowtown in the twilight of Rahmbo's first term, the news wasn't good for the snotty former ballerina: 49% of participants had an unfavorable opinion of 'sitting in morning traffic'51% had an unfavorable opinion of Fox News52% had an unfavorable opinion of Mayor Emanuel58% had an unfavorable opinion of the Green Bay Packers So those polled (500 Chicagoans) hate Mayor Emanuel a bit...
  • Poll: Should the US Impose a Travel Ban on West Africa Nations?

    10/18/2014 6:16:38 AM PDT · by mystery-ak · 21 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | Oct. 18, 2014 | The Briefing Room
    Open to guests...please vote...
  • Is Ebola affecting your travel? Take our poll (Poll to freep)

    10/17/2014 3:50:24 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 25 replies
    Is Ebola affecting your travel plans? Or do you think the reaction/fears are excessive? Take our poll below. (Have more to say? Add a comment.)
  • Poll: Do you feel President Obama has the Ebola situation under control? (Freep this poll)

    10/17/2014 2:55:45 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 80 replies
    President Obama is taking the Ebola threat seriously. For the second day in a row, he cancelled planned trips to meet with advisers. He authorized the call-up of National Guard members and reservists for possible duty in West Africa. However, he has so far rejected a call for a ban on incoming flights from countries with Ebola outbreaks, as called for by some Republicans. He said a ban could result in people trying to hide where they were coming from and thus becoming less likely to be screened.
  • Hispanics Seem to Be Souring on Obama Democrats

    10/17/2014 2:52:18 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 9 replies
    Hispanics voted 71 percent for Barack Obama in 2012, 20 points above his national average of 51 percent. According to Gallup, Hispanics' latest Obama job approval has sunk to 44 percent, just 3 points above the national average.
  • Obama Foreign Policy Approval Rating Hits Low-Water Mark (31% Approval rating)

    10/16/2014 2:46:27 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 10 replies
    Fewer than one-third of voters approve of President Barack Obama’s handling of foreign policy – a low-water mark at a moment when foreign affairs have emerged as a key election issue. A new Wall Street Journal/ NBC News poll finds that the president’s approval rating for foreign policy has hit a new low of 31% among registered voters.
  • As election nears, voters say things are 'going to hell in a handbasket'

    10/15/2014 3:06:41 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 26 replies
    The world’s “going to hell in a handbasket,” according to a majority of voters in the latest Fox News poll. And that’s draining support for President Obama’s policies. But will it help Republicans on Election Day? Unclear. The new poll, released Wednesday, finds 58 percent of voters feel things in the world are “going to hell in a handbasket.” That includes nearly half of Democrats (48 percent) and majorities of independents (61 percent) and Republicans (71 percent).