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(Freep This Poll!) Who's to blame for US debt downgrade?
MSNBC ^ | August 5, 2011 | Business Newsvine

Posted on 08/05/2011 9:06:56 PM PDT by JohnBrownUSA

Who do you think is most to blame for the US losing its stellar credit rating?

6.8% Congress 111 votes

18% Obama administration 295 votes

26.4% Republicans 433 votes

4.3% Democrats 71 votes

19.5% Tea party 320 votes

25% All of the above 410 votes

(Excerpt) Read more at business.newsvine.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: budget; creditrating; debt; msnbc; sp
Liberal mainscream media bias.
1 posted on 08/05/2011 9:07:00 PM PDT by JohnBrownUSA
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To: JohnBrownUSA

100 years of creeping Progressivism was not a choice....


2 posted on 08/05/2011 9:08:15 PM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

MSNBC viewers are obviously not very bright.


3 posted on 08/05/2011 9:10:18 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: JohnBrownUSA; Joe Brower; seekthetruth; FARS; bitt; JohnHuang2; MinuteGal

Please PING to this poll...


4 posted on 08/05/2011 9:11:43 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (The Constitution is an instrument to protect 'We the People' from the government..)
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To: PGR88

Amen.


5 posted on 08/05/2011 9:12:25 PM PDT by El Sordo (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

6 posted on 08/05/2011 9:12:36 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

The Demorats doesn’t register a new vote. It’s rigged.


7 posted on 08/05/2011 9:13:09 PM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Some of the comments with the po;; make me want to grab these blind liberal idiots and just shake the snot out of them!!!!


8 posted on 08/05/2011 9:13:27 PM PDT by mardi59 (T)
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To: mardi59

I had to laugh at the idiots trying to blame the tea party!


9 posted on 08/05/2011 9:14:55 PM PDT by Netizen
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To: PGR88

Yes, and the Fed Reserve plus Wall Street were not choices. Congress responded to their wishes since 1912, and still do.


10 posted on 08/05/2011 9:15:08 PM PDT by givemELL (Does Taiwan eet the Criteria to Qualify as an "Overseas Territory of the United States"? by Richar)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

What is the point of playing with these delusional MSNBC types?

How pray tell is the Tea party responsible in any way sharp or form?

This country is nutso.


11 posted on 08/05/2011 9:15:43 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: JohnBrownUSA
S&P is pretty clear about who they balme:

"The downgrade reflects our opinion that the fiscal consolidation plan that Congress and the Administration recently agreed to falls short of what, in our view, would be necessary to stabilize the government's medium-term debt dynamics," Standard & Poor's said in a press release.

"More broadly, the downgrade reflects our view that the effectiveness, stability, and predictability of American policymaking and political institutions have weakened at a time of ongoing fiscal and economic challenges to a degree more than we envisioned when we assigned a negative outlook to the rating on April 18, 2011," the statement continues.

12 posted on 08/05/2011 9:16:34 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Ping.


13 posted on 08/05/2011 9:16:39 PM PDT by agrarianlady
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To: JohnBrownUSA

ITS OBAMA’S FAULT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


14 posted on 08/05/2011 9:18:59 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Boehner and Congress bailed! So We should have left the ball in the Senate’s court rather than dessert our goals! But actually, this is the fault of the Obama administration and Harry Reid just doing what they always intended to do!

It will be interesting to see what else Obama did to us while our eye was focused on the crisis he created!


15 posted on 08/05/2011 9:22:53 PM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE BUSHS!)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Total of 3,780 votes

6.6%
Congress
251 votes

19.6%
Obama administration
739 votes

27.6%
Republicans
1,044 votes

4.6%
Democrats
173 votes

18.7%
Tea party
707 votes

22.9%
All of the above
866 votes


16 posted on 08/05/2011 9:24:51 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: JohnBrownUSA

17 posted on 08/05/2011 9:25:36 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: PGR88

Neither was FDR, Lyndon Johnson and Ted Kennedy.


18 posted on 08/05/2011 9:27:25 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Obama.

All members of Congress who voted for TARP, the “stimulus” packages” and Obamacare, among other things.

All people who voted for Obama.

Previous admininstrations and their Congresses who assisted the communists in getting to this point.


19 posted on 08/05/2011 9:27:25 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

MSNBC is owned by GE.

The don’t pay taxes then use the savings to build plants in China.

F what MSNBC thinks.

They aren’t involved in this.


20 posted on 08/05/2011 9:27:29 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: Salvavida
The Demorats doesn’t register a new vote.

Neither does Obama.

21 posted on 08/05/2011 9:29:25 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: JohnBrownUSA
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22 posted on 08/05/2011 9:31:10 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Netizen

Yeah, these people are soaked in ignorance. It makes me want to scream. If this was Bush they would be shouting IMPEACH HIM, but listen.....crickets..

I cannot stand liberals. Destructive, marxist progressive robots. THIS IS OBAMAS FAULT! I’m so angry I could break something!

I think I just had a ministroke. Maybe I’ll sue Obama and get some of my money back.


23 posted on 08/05/2011 9:31:21 PM PDT by mardi59 (T)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Hmmmm! Very interesting. The owner of S&P is McGraw Hill.

Pre-Marketing: S&P for sale?

http://www.businessbrokerjournal.com/blog/pre-marketing-sp-for-sale

“Big breakup? Activists put pressure on S&P owner McGraw Hill “

Here is more about McGraw Hill:

http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/


24 posted on 08/05/2011 9:32:26 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: JohnBrownUSA
It's our Republic to preserve or let be squandered.

Since we've let it be squandered, it is time to restore it.

25 posted on 08/05/2011 9:32:38 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: americanophile

America finally elects a black president and he F*** ups the credit rating. You couldn’t write this script in real life without being called racist.


26 posted on 08/05/2011 9:33:32 PM PDT by bneal
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To: JohnBrownUSA

The anti-Tea Party inane comments seem to be written by the same person, or possibly Obamabots paid to troll comments.


27 posted on 08/05/2011 9:34:29 PM PDT by JohnBrownUSA (Don't Tread On Me!)
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To: Texas Fossil

This is interesting becasue I see most of the giant publishers as means to provide payola to leftists. Think Hussians books, the Clintons....


28 posted on 08/05/2011 9:37:14 PM PDT by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Or possibly MSNBC hosts.


29 posted on 08/05/2011 9:38:38 PM PDT by comebacknewt ((on second thought, never mind, go away again Newt))
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To: Chickensoup

Yep.

The issue is “truth” or “illusion”.

Obozo is total illusion.


30 posted on 08/05/2011 9:39:44 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: JohnBrownUSA


31 posted on 08/05/2011 9:42:31 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

With the USA being downgraded, I suppose Obama can declare MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.


32 posted on 08/05/2011 9:43:27 PM PDT by texas_mrs
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Just went to the Boston Heralds comments page under the downgrade article and they are trashing Obama.


33 posted on 08/05/2011 9:43:31 PM PDT by TShaunK
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To: JohnBrownUSA

FDR


34 posted on 08/05/2011 9:48:58 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: JohnBrownUSA
19.5% Tea party 320 votes

The communist propagandists in the state run "media" do an excellent job telling the gullible morons who live in this country what they are supposed to believe.

The bass turds living in this country today do not deserve to be living here. IMHO.

35 posted on 08/05/2011 9:51:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Americans need to wean their government off of its dependence on foreign money.)
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To: americanophile

Those are the deadest, darkest, shark eyes I’ve ever seen.


36 posted on 08/05/2011 9:52:53 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Poll’s gotta be rigged. 4% blame democrats. LOL! At the very least it should be 40% (going by party affiliation in this nation). That show’s me that at least 96% of MSNBC’s viewers are liberal democrats.


37 posted on 08/05/2011 9:54:20 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Let's make the 2012 campaign: "The War on Error")
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To: SoldierDad

Yep.


38 posted on 08/05/2011 9:57:01 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: PGR88

Starting with the Roosevelts, one a “progressive Republican/Bull Moose and the other a european socialist liberal Democrat!!!


39 posted on 08/05/2011 10:06:27 PM PDT by SierraWasp (I'm done being disappointed by "He/She is the only one who can win" and being embarrassed later!!!)
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To: comebacknewt

Or their viewer.


40 posted on 08/05/2011 10:15:23 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: JohnBrownUSA

I blame it on Obama absolutely ballooning the size of government and government spending out of sight since 2009. Fitch, Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s will give back the AAA rating once Obama is booted out of office in November 2012 and we finally prune back government to its proper size and function and get real income tax reform.


41 posted on 08/05/2011 10:20:22 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Netizen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKKZ5nK4xmo&feature=player_embedded

John Kerry is a horse’s ass. Listen at 5:20 to end.


42 posted on 08/05/2011 10:55:32 PM PDT by bitt (“I have never heard a US President lament his constitutional limitations as much as this punk.”)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

rove ... you magnificent bastard

43 posted on 08/05/2011 11:00:20 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

All spending starts in the house. Boner and his fellow travelers.


44 posted on 08/06/2011 2:08:52 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: JohnBrownUSA

Cute. They have the votes opposed to the democrats split four ways and the vote against the Republicans in one basket.


45 posted on 08/06/2011 7:59:58 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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