Tag: public opinion

Public's view of "high-speed" rail: snore

The public’s view of the highly touted, outrageously expensive and totally cost-ineffective “high-speed” rail is as passionate as President Barack Obama, environmentalists and assorted ideologues want us to believe. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that, overall, 41% of Likely Voters favor the plan and 46% are opposed. (To see survey question wording, click... Read more »

61% Say Cutting Spending Will Create More Jobs Than Obama's New $50 Billion Program

That’s what a new Rasmussen poll reports. This and a raft of other polls showing that President Barack Obama and his hard-left agenda are growing increasingly unpopular with the public is forcing David Axelrod and his strategists to whistle a different tune. A year ago, Obama was touting how his agenda is what Americans wanted. Now... Read more »

Most Americans have unfavorable image of anti-Arizona marchers

The public continues to be on the side of the Arizona illegal immigration law and not on the side of its vocal supporters. A Rasmussen poll concludes: Following weekend protests against the new Arizona law cracking down on illegal immigration, support for the Arizona policy remains unchanged. However, a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey... Read more »
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78% believe Jesus rose from the dead

Is America still a Christian nation? It’s a much debated question, but it’s hard to deny the fact of America’s cultural heritage. That many refugees came to these shores to find religious freedom is more than mere symbolism. You could be deprived of life, liberty, property and happiness if you were the wrong religion–something that... Read more »

Public votes on climate science

Not that it matters to those who claim ex cathedra-like certitude that man is making the Earth warmer, but an increasingly skeptic public weighs in. Here is a Rasmussen Reports poll: Public skepticism about the officially promoted cause of global warming has reached an all-time high among Americans. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey... Read more »

Health care reform even more unpopular now

It must be because more people are finding out what’s in it. It takes a lot of nerve for Obama and Democrats to push forward with this in the face of growing opposition.  The new poll is here.
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53% say Congress, not EPA, should regulate greenhouse gases

Meet your new lifestyle boss The Environmental Protection Agency has taken upon itself to declare CO2 and other greenhouse gases dangerous pollutants, clearing the way for the agency to regulate them. The consequences are mind-boggling, so far reaching that maybe Americans, through their elected representatives, should have something to say about it. The EPA says... Read more »

Most still oppose health care bill

This is from Rasmussen Reports: Over the weekend, Democratic leaders spoke of an historic moment as health care reform legislation passed the House of Representatives. But that legislative victory failed to significantly move public opinion. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 45% now favor the health care plan proposed by President Obama... Read more »

As health legislation moves through Congress public opposition increases

A stunning 42 percent of the public surveyed in a new poll strongly oppose the Obama and Democratic health care legislation moving through Congress, compared with a slim 24 percent that strongly favor. A new Rasmussen poll finds that overall, 54 percent oppose and 42 percent favor the plans. What is it with Obama and... Read more »
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58% Say Politics Behind Nobel Awards

Americans appear not to be buying the idea that the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to President Barack Obama has nothing to do with politics. Only 21 percent say that politics has nothing to do with it, according to a new Rasmussen poll. It said: Americans are much more skeptical of the motivation behind the awarding... Read more »
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