We’re Number One! But Did the Voters Cheat?

A recent pronouncement that Florida is the scariest of all 50 states leaves us conflicted. I mean, hey, we’re number one at something! But looking closely at the criteria used, you can’t help but find the competition rigged. Realtors awarded this distinction, based on 15 things that incite fear, and placed Florida first in three […]

Congress’ Approval Rating Remains in the Dumps

15%

Of Americans approve of the way Congress is handling its job. Congressional ratings show little sign of substantial recovery from last year’s record low as November’s midterm elections draw closer, according to Gallup.

Republicans’ Irrational Hatred of Pres. Obama Skewed Poll That Named Him Worst President

A recent Quinnipiac poll found that 33 percent of Americans believe Pres. Obama is the worst president since World War II, while just 28 percent give that dishonor to George W. Bush. How could this possibly be? The record overwhelmingly supports the proposition that George W. Bush was easily the most inept president since the […]

Affordable Care Act Still Viewed Unfavorably By Most Americans

64%

Of Democrats have a favorable opinion of the law and 75% of Republicans express an unfavorable view, a new Kaiser Health tracking poll finds. Overall, the Affordable Care Act is still viewed unfavorably by Americans, 45% to 38%.

A Pointless Poll

CNN says the GOP leads by one point,
Putting upon it way too fine a point.
Is it just for the ratings
Or just Democrat baiting?
Really, CNN — what’s your point?

Odds Are, Even if You’re a Democrat, You Agree with Former First Lady Barbara Bush on This One Thing

For all the media attention bestowed upon the younger son of Pres. George H.W. Bush, most of us agree with his mom. A new poll shows we don’t want Jeb Bush to run for president in 2016. The WSJ/NBC poll asked Americans if they agree with a statement by former First Lady Barbara Bush…In January, […]

The Math is Not on Our Side in November

81%

Republicans who say they will definitely vote in the mid-term elections in November, according to a CBS News poll. Only 68% of Democrats in the survey said the same.

Poll: Obama’s Job at 48% – Biggest Improvement in Polling in His Presidency

48%

Approval rate of Pres. Obama’s job performance — up from 42 percent in December, representing the biggest move up yet in his polling positive as president, according to a Bloomberg National Poll. He’s also registering an improved favorability rating at 49 percent, the highest since last June.

Two-Thirds of Americans Dissatisfied with Government

65%

Of Americans are dissatisfied with the nation’s system of government and how well it works, the highest percentage in Gallup‘s trend since 2001.

McCain Cautions Against Counting Obama Out

We all wear thin with the American people after a while. To count a man of that talent out at this point in time in his administration would be a huge mistake.

— Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), quoted by the AP, on President Obama’s declining poll numbers.