Posts Tagged ‘Fox News’

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Vote Them All Out of Office!

March 20, 2010

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

If we only had two choices, keep all of the current lawmakers in office or vote out every incumbent, a new Fox News poll shows that 68% of respondents would clean house, while only 20% would keep the status quo.  Not surprising considering Congress’ approval rating has been hovering around 18%.  What is surprising is that 52% of the respondents who described themselves as Democrats would get rid of all incumbents.  All of this spells bad news for incumbents in 2010.

Here’s more interesting, though not shocking, data.  17% think Congress cares what the American people want, compared to the large 79 percent majority who think Congress does whatever it wants to do.

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Obama’s New Healthcare Proposal?

February 22, 2010

“Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.”

President Obama’s tired new healthcare proposal is a rehash of the Senate Bill that passed on Christmas Eve.  At least Fox news Reports, the version BHO is now touting does not include a public option.  But, you have to admit it’s funny when a White House staffer says the plan is “offset,” or pays for itself.  What I’d really like to know is why do we need a Health Insurance Rate Authority?  Couldn’t the Health and Human Services Department monitor insurance industry behavior and publish an annual report?