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Which party deserves more blame for the U.S. debt-ceiling standoff? [Poll needs FReeping]
CNN.com ^ | 7/30/2011 | CNN

Posted on 07/30/2011 4:14:46 PM PDT by annie laurie

Poll is about halfway down the right-hand side of the main page, just below the videos.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bipartisan; freeppoll; globalism; poll; republican; socialism
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Which party deserves more blame for the U.S. debt-ceiling standoff?

Current results (yes, I know it's CNN):

Republicans: 55% - 61890

No difference: 28% - 31252

Democrats: 18% - 20167

Total votes: 113309

1 posted on 07/30/2011 4:14:54 PM PDT by annie laurie
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To: dynachrome

Ping


2 posted on 07/30/2011 4:16:12 PM PDT by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: annie laurie

CNN’s polls, like MSNBC and the other MSM polls allow foreigners outside the US to vote too.

Outside the US, Obama’s approval rating is still at around 90%


3 posted on 07/30/2011 4:18:09 PM PDT by tsowellfan ( Obamanomic Wreckovery - How's That Change Working For Ya?)
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To: annie laurie

Remember, this is a CNN poll. CNN = Communist News Network

Remember when Ted Turner owned all of it? Ted Turner? Oh you know the one who slept with Jane Fonda.


4 posted on 07/30/2011 4:18:21 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: annie laurie

The DUmmies are hitting it hard.


5 posted on 07/30/2011 4:19:38 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: annie laurie

Epoxy on both their houses...


6 posted on 07/30/2011 4:20:42 PM PDT by null and void (Day 920. When your only tools are a Hammer & Sickle, everything looks like a Capitalist...)
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To: annie laurie

You should post this again (sort of like how Obama did on Twitter) so there can be more exposure. So many commies outside the US like to tilt our polls.


7 posted on 07/30/2011 4:21:15 PM PDT by tsowellfan ( Obamanomic Wreckovery - How's That Change Working For Ya?)
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To: annie laurie

Regardless-

The fact remains Obama/Pelosi can’t fix it.

Dems don’t pay taxes.
Republicans do.

14T/155 million that pay tax is 92,000 dollars owed by each of us. Nancy wants to add $9,000 dollars to this figure.

Our kids each owe $92,000. Nancy wants them to owe $101,000.00 , Even if they have yet to complete Kindergarten they owe this!

This debt does not take into account our annual tax obligations.
THERE IS NO MORE MONEY.

Life as Nancy knows and wants it - must end.

Balanced Budget- Flat Tax.


8 posted on 07/30/2011 4:22:13 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Life as Nancy Pelosi knows & wants it, must end, Life As Nancy Knows it is to raise Debt 10% annualy)
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To: annie laurie

Which party is kicking and screaming to have the limit on their maxed out credit-card raised?


9 posted on 07/30/2011 4:22:55 PM PDT by umgud
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To: annie laurie

Blame? You mean credit right?


10 posted on 07/30/2011 4:23:01 PM PDT by Sparky1776
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To: annie laurie

Unbelieveable! I knew CNN viewers were left leaning and stupid but this is really amazing.


11 posted on 07/30/2011 4:24:05 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: annie laurie

Republicans
55%
63024
No difference
28%
31789
Democrats
18%
20572


12 posted on 07/30/2011 4:24:11 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Obama is a Communist, a Muslim, and an illegal alien)
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To: Sparky1776

That’s what I was going to say.


13 posted on 07/30/2011 4:25:00 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: bmwcyle

55+28+18=


14 posted on 07/30/2011 4:25:11 PM PDT by molson209
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To: annie laurie

useless to participate....it’s rigged


15 posted on 07/30/2011 4:25:59 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: annie laurie

As expected from CNN

Republicans 55% 63235
No difference 28% 31866
Democrats 18% 20663
Total votes: 115764


16 posted on 07/30/2011 4:26:54 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: tsowellfan

A poll like this is a symptom of, and a symbol of, what’s wrong with our politics and news reporting.

A question such as this is trying to assess blame for a problem. It does not allow for discussion of who is trying to solve the problem, or what the potential solutions to the problem are. It doesn’t even identify what the core issue is.

The Tea Party Republicans are trying to solve a much larger problem than just the problem of us hitting the debt ceiling. The MSM is blaming them for obstructionism. The MSM, in their tendency to over-simplify things and assess blame, is not reporting on the bigger picture. Just because we have routinely raised the debt ceiling in the past is being used as justification to do it now, and damn the consequences. And that’s not right, in my opinion.


17 posted on 07/30/2011 4:27:06 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: annie laurie

Here is an example of how pathetic the whole media is. after fox spends all day playing clips of Reid an Obama blaming the republicans this blond bimbo talking head ask “why do you think so many people blame the republicans”. God help us all.


18 posted on 07/30/2011 4:27:09 PM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: Doogle

Hey I think Harris Faulkner said the Speaker has left the Capital....


19 posted on 07/30/2011 4:28:07 PM PDT by Principled
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To: annie laurie

A year from now Rush Limbaigh will probably be broadcasting from San Jose, Costa Rica. And with any luck I’ll be able to do odd jobs for him like mow his lawn, cut his toe nails... stuff like that. To survive.


20 posted on 07/30/2011 4:28:50 PM PDT by tsowellfan ( Obamanomic Wreckovery - How's That Change Working For Ya?)
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To: annie laurie

It looks as though the crack addicts, ACORNS, felons, sexual deviants and commie union thugs have already hit it pretty hard.


21 posted on 07/30/2011 4:29:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Barry! Compromise this!!!)
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To: annie laurie

CommieNewsNow poll?

No thanks


22 posted on 07/30/2011 4:29:38 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.. VOTE out the RATS!)
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To: annie laurie
Current results (yes, I know it's CNN):

Yes CNN, they probably started on a 50,000 base line Republican number before starting the poll.

23 posted on 07/30/2011 4:30:06 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: annie laurie

polls are stupid and irrelevant


24 posted on 07/30/2011 4:31:22 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I agree wholeheartedly, with one minor exception. The Tea Party are not Republicans. They are the Tea Party. They may caucus with the Republicans, but they are their own breed of political animal.


25 posted on 07/30/2011 4:31:26 PM PDT by TheWriterTX (Buy Ammo Often)
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To: annie laurie

The question is poorly framed. It really is this: which party deserves more credit for stopping Washington’s spending spree?


26 posted on 07/30/2011 4:31:40 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: tsowellfan

Obama’s approval rate is 90% outside the US because the countries outside the US want to see the US “taken down a peg.”


27 posted on 07/30/2011 4:32:50 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk
Obama’s approval rate is 90% outside the US because the countries outside the US want to see the US “taken down a peg.”

Exactly

28 posted on 07/30/2011 4:34:09 PM PDT by tsowellfan ( Obamanomic Wreckovery - How's That Change Working For Ya?)
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To: bigbob; All
"polls are stupid and irrelevant"


29 posted on 07/30/2011 4:34:41 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: annie laurie

done


30 posted on 07/30/2011 4:35:55 PM PDT by DoughtyOne ($1.8 tril yearly deficits = $18 tril in ten years. So now we're proposing $4 tril in cuts? Really?)
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To: annie laurie
Which party deserves more blame credit for the U.S. debt-ceiling standoff?

IMHO. This question has been fixed to now more accurately represent the Republicans' success in stopping the Obama/Reid plan to automatically raise debt ceiling, raise spending levels, and raise taxes.

31 posted on 07/30/2011 4:39:04 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: annie laurie

WOW! CNN is as bad as I thought. I don’t think much about CNN.


32 posted on 07/30/2011 4:41:20 PM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: NoLibZone

I would personally owe ...$92 + 9 =

$101,000

of such debt. With

$11,000 in interest,

not counting rising interest rates.

So would every taxpayer reading this.

This figure does not count taxes, IMO. We are in an ‘interest only’ pay day paycheck situation on the debt, as an entire country.


33 posted on 07/30/2011 4:41:35 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: TheWriterTX
"They may caucus with the Republicans, but they are their own breed of political animal."

God bless them all.

34 posted on 07/30/2011 4:41:59 PM PDT by Baynative (If the government was in charge of the desert , we'd soon have a shortage of sand.)
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To: annie laurie

Typical CNN results.


35 posted on 07/30/2011 4:42:40 PM PDT by bgill
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To: annie laurie

Hell on earth for liberals and leftists will be a world devoid of christians and conservatives. They cant have their nirvana and enjoy it too. I guess they will achieve it with the rapture.


36 posted on 07/30/2011 4:47:38 PM PDT by tflabo ( to have been selected)
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To: bgill

Yes!


37 posted on 07/30/2011 4:48:01 PM PDT by funfan
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To: annie laurie

I’d give the republicans blame but I think its more appropriate phrase it as giving them the credit for this crisis.


38 posted on 07/30/2011 4:50:05 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: annie laurie

The question is moot.


39 posted on 07/30/2011 4:50:23 PM PDT by chris37 (representative)
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To: annie laurie

It doesn’t matter, neither party will stop the inevitable from happening.


40 posted on 07/30/2011 4:52:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: annie laurie

Republicans ..55% 64123
No difference 27% 32287
Democrats ....18%. 21061
Total votes: ..........117471


41 posted on 07/30/2011 4:52:34 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: annie laurie

The poll should be “Who do you give credit to for shutting down the government?” The conservative republicans would win that one hands down.


42 posted on 07/30/2011 4:55:25 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I will only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Texas Fossil
Oh you know the one who slept with Jane Fonda.

He probably paid more for the pleasure than anybody else on the planet. Big-shot Businessman! Ha!

43 posted on 07/30/2011 4:55:36 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: annie laurie

The ‘See Nothing New’ network is running a “propaganda effectiveness poll” is all. This poll shows the absolute ignorance of those that watch their network. They may as well put the Democrat party symbol on their logo.


44 posted on 07/30/2011 4:55:55 PM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: bigbob

Yeah, and especially web polls. But I figure that as long as some people may take them seriously, it’s worth the few seconds it takes to FReep ‘em. That’s just me, though.


45 posted on 07/30/2011 4:56:05 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: 1035rep

I saw a story not too long ago that it was CNN’s own staff trashing its polls and comments.


46 posted on 07/30/2011 4:57:06 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: null and void
Epoxy on both their houses...

That made me laugh a little.
47 posted on 07/30/2011 4:57:57 PM PDT by 762X51
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To: Hunton Peck

I agree.


48 posted on 07/30/2011 4:59:26 PM PDT by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: annie laurie
Which party deserves more blame for the U.S. debt-ceiling standoff?

Perhaps it should be "credit" instead of "blame". I see a freeze in the debt ceiling as a good start.

49 posted on 07/30/2011 5:00:43 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: musicman

Self-ping so I can find that cartoon again.


50 posted on 07/30/2011 5:05:04 PM PDT by eddie willers
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