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Who's to blame for government shutdown? (CNBC Poll)
http://www.cnbc.com/id/42477493/ ^

Posted on 04/08/2011 9:56:21 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear

CNBC is running a poll on the Government shutdown...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: freep; freepthispoll; obama; poll; shutdown
President Obama 28%

Congressional Democrats 26%

Congressional Republicans 27%

The Tea Party 19%
1 posted on 04/08/2011 9:56:26 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear
http://www.cnbc.com/id/42477493/
2 posted on 04/08/2011 9:57:22 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear

So it’s actually 54% Dem blame, 46% Conservative blame...
The Donks are in big trouble...


3 posted on 04/08/2011 9:58:46 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Minus_The_Bear

The buck, or rather 27 cents in today’s market, stops at the usurper.


4 posted on 04/08/2011 9:59:20 AM PDT by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Maverick68

yep but Tea Party? Really? Tea Party of all of them have had NOTHING to do with this debt. NOTHING. but take the blame? whatever. People are stupid.


5 posted on 04/08/2011 10:01:16 AM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

President Obama
28%
Congressional Democrats
26%
Congressional Republicans
27%
The Tea Party
19%
So, if you add up the Dems (Obama and Congress), 54 percent believe that the Dems are responsible. Since the Tea Party doesn’t exactly have a vote it was dishonest to include it in the questions.


6 posted on 04/08/2011 10:01:24 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Minus_The_Bear; 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; ...
Let's hit this PMS-NBC poll!

FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me if you want to be added or removed from the Fearless Poll-Freeping Freepers Ping list. And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list) (gordongekko909, founder of the pinglist, stays on the list until his ghost signs up for the list)

7 posted on 04/08/2011 10:02:11 AM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: dynachrome

Whoops, read it too fast. CNBC poll.


8 posted on 04/08/2011 10:04:05 AM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: dynachrome

FReeped. Now, you’ll excuse me while I disinfect my computer from the stench of going to a CNBC website!


9 posted on 04/08/2011 10:05:55 AM PDT by ssaftler (Barack Obama - Setting new highs in low for politicians worldwide)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
Uhmmmmm, why not ask the real question?

Who is holding up the entire US Budget?

Planned Parenthood

The EPA

The US Senate

10 posted on 04/08/2011 10:06:54 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

This is a terrible poll. The question is biased. Anyone with a basic understanding of poling can tell. The question presumes that a government shutdown is a bad thing. A good question should not carry that bias.

There should have been two questions:

1. Who bears the most responsibility for a government shutdown?

2. Do you view a government shutdown as a good or bad thing?

I’d like to see the results of that poll.


11 posted on 04/08/2011 10:08:03 AM PDT by henkster (Every member of Congress must put the fate of the nation over their next re-election campaign)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Wrong questions on the poll—imprudent spending from Congress and present/past Presidents is the cause. Spending without regard to the impact of our future—or lack thereof. Decades of malfeasance. Now the piper must be paid.


12 posted on 04/08/2011 10:08:45 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
The Tea Party?

LOL!

13 posted on 04/08/2011 10:08:45 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: dynachrome

Freeped & BTTT


14 posted on 04/08/2011 10:10:26 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: EGPWS

That is the narrative the media is going to push. Just watch.


15 posted on 04/08/2011 10:10:36 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: La Lydia

Well,...are you surprised the Media isn’t honest?


16 posted on 04/08/2011 10:13:53 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
You KNOW it's an impartial poll when the choices are the president, both parties' members of Congress and the Tea Party.

Nothing like spiking the punch.

But then that's what the Liberal operatives posing as journalists do.

17 posted on 04/08/2011 10:16:54 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: henkster

I’ve always contended the same was true in ‘95. The republicans were not BLAMED for the shutdown. They were RESPONSIBLE for the shutdown. Two completely different things.


18 posted on 04/08/2011 10:21:07 AM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

So the Tea Party is now an arm of the government?


19 posted on 04/08/2011 10:24:19 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Typical liberal pseudo-news; trying to find someone to blame. I say who deserves the credit for trying to save the republic! Much better a temporary shut down of the government now as budgets and bureaucracies are reigned in, than a permanent shut down and bankruptcy later or worse.


20 posted on 04/08/2011 10:26:11 AM PDT by DaveyB (Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. -John Adams)
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To: Minus_The_Bear; dynachrome

President Obama
28%

Congressional Democrats
27%

Congressional Republicans
27%

The Tea Party (Huh? Yeah, that TEA Party is really powerful in lobbyistland.)
18%

Total Votes: 10,081

The leftists: 55%


21 posted on 04/08/2011 10:30:32 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Who do you blame for the crisis in Washington?
President Obama 28%
Congressional Democrats 27%
Congressional Republicans 27%
The Tea Party18%
Total Votes: 10156


22 posted on 04/08/2011 10:32:02 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Where is the choice for Harry Reid and the Senate Democrats?


23 posted on 04/08/2011 10:38:26 AM PDT by tentmaker
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I want a poll on which state leaves the Union first. I am thinking it may be the state of Utah. They are setting up Gold for legal tender.


24 posted on 04/08/2011 10:41:16 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
President Obama 28%, Congressional Democrats 26%, Congressional Republicans 27%, The Tea Party 19%

The only group that doesn't get to vote on this issue is the TEA party. We do however, get to vote every November and every spring time in primaries and local events.

25 posted on 04/08/2011 10:45:47 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

That’s odd... They didn’t have Bush on the list.


26 posted on 04/08/2011 10:59:37 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: Minus_The_Bear
Since revenue bills are supposed to originate in the House; it is almost by definition that a failure of the Senate &/or the President to agree to a House passed proposal, can not be the fault of those controlling the House! If the media would but think before they "analyze" or frame questions, this obvious fact would be the focus--not an appeal for silly conjecture.

Let's put it another way. You decide if you want to buy a product. If you go to a store, and a salesman, say named Barry Soreto--or whatever--wants to sell you a bed room suite, and you agree to buy it, but he then refuses to sell it unless you also buy a house full of furniture. What do you do? Naturally, you refuse. Now who is responsible for the sale falling through?

I am not too hopeful that the media will ever acknowledge the obvious. But maybe, just maybe, with Tea Party influence, the Republicans will someday learn how to fight the compulsion driven neurotics in an Academic/Media complex that spins every issue to suit that compulsion that drives their lunacy.

William Flax

27 posted on 04/08/2011 11:16:18 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Minus_The_Bear
You can see how that poll can be spinned. “More people blame Congressional Republicans than Congressional Democrats in latest Poll”. Forgetting the fact that Obama was on the poll.
28 posted on 04/08/2011 11:18:31 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Minus_The_Bear

President Obama
28%
Congressional Democrats
27%
Congressional Republicans
29%
The Tea Party
17%
Total Votes: 11250


29 posted on 04/08/2011 11:52:16 AM PDT by Gator113 (I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

BO is the head of the snake. He is the head scavenger for the demrat party. Never forget, BO was foisted on the public by the demorats and if the head of the snake is removed the rest of the rats will shrivel and die.


30 posted on 04/08/2011 1:58:08 PM PDT by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I see this has morphed into a feds paying for abortion debate but I remember Obama in an interview saying that that CANT happen so if that was true what is the big deal in putting into to law again.


31 posted on 04/08/2011 2:49:01 PM PDT by ItsMeOK
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