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Tag: National Polls
  • A Conservative’s Perspective on Why the GOP Is Unpopular

    Before I interpret anything, consider the following: In January of 2010, a Washington Post/ABC News poll found that an overwhelming 58% of respondents prefer “smaller government” whereas only 38% favor “larger government and more services.” In September of 2011, a Washington Post/Pew Reasearch poll found that 65% of respondents think that cutting the budget to “reduce the federal …

  • Too Big, Too Dangerous

    From Rasmussen Reports:  57% of Americans see greater danger in a government with too much power.

  • Halfway there: 48% of Americans feel government threatens rights.

    According to recent numbers released by Rasmussen Reports, nearly half of Americans (48%) believe that the government itself is a threat to our individual rights. More detailed findings also show that 74% of Republicans and 51% of those who consider themselves as independent feel as if the government threatens their individual rights. However 64% of …

  • Paul in Dead Heat With Obama in New Poll

    Imagine my shock when I went to Drudge Report this morning to find a link to a Rasmussen poll labeled “Barack Obama- 42%   Ron Paul- 41%.”  This just goes to show the growing influence of the liberty movement. We still have quite an uphill climb ahead of us, but Paul likely wouldn’t have even …

  • Obama Gets Mixed Report Card

    No, it’s not a B+. According to a new national poll, Americans are divided  over whether  Obama’s first year was sucessful or a failure. “He is getting a passing grade, but the report card is not that good that his mother is going to put it up on the refrigerator,” says Peter Brown, the assistant director …