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Obama's Policies Seen as Better than Bush's for Improving the Economy [Polling BARF!]
Pew Research ^

Posted on 07/27/2010 4:25:53 PM PDT by TruthHound

While most Americans disapprove of Barack Obama’s handling of the economy, far more think his administration’s policies – rather than those of the Bush administration – would do more to improve economic conditions over the next few years. As Congress gears up for debate over the tax cuts passed when Bush was president, the public is divided, with roughly equal numbers in favor of keeping all of Bush’s tax cuts, repealing only those for wealthy Americans, or scrapping them entirely.

In the latest Pew Research/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, sponsored by SHRM, conducted July 22-25 among 1,004 adults, 46% say that following the policies of Obama administration would do more to help the economy improve in the next few years, while 29% say that following the Bush administration’s policies would do more to help. Nearly one-in-five (17%) volunteer that neither administration’s policies would help.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics/Elections
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None so blind as those who would not see...


1 posted on 07/27/2010 4:25:55 PM PDT by TruthHound
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To: TruthHound

What a crock of shit.


2 posted on 07/27/2010 4:27:03 PM PDT by library user
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To: TruthHound

The Bush years were booming; now, we’re in a depression.

And these fools think Obama’s policies are better for the economy? They’re stuck on stupid.


3 posted on 07/27/2010 4:28:35 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The rallying cry of American patriots.....REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER!)
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To: library user

Well 10% unemployment is better than 4%. It’s bigger.

Economic fruitcakes, easy bake recipe.


4 posted on 07/27/2010 4:29:07 PM PDT by Tarpon (Obama-Speak ... the fusion of sophistry and Newspeak. It's not a gift, it's just lies.)
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To: TruthHound

How many people polled have a clue of what the Bush or Obama policies ARE ? There is no description of either in this question. So, likely, the respondents answered according to who they like better.


5 posted on 07/27/2010 4:29:23 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: library user

What a crock of shit.
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Could write that in stone...


6 posted on 07/27/2010 4:29:36 PM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: TruthHound
Nearly one-in-five (17%) volunteer that neither administration’s policies would help.

I'd have to agree with the 17%. At this point, it's like trying to turn seafood chowder back into an aquarium.

Zero's policies are doing more harm the economy than Bush's, however.

7 posted on 07/27/2010 4:31:28 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: EDINVA

Elected government cannot work when the voters have mashed potatoes in the cavity where their brains are supposed to be.


8 posted on 07/27/2010 4:32:14 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: library user

Yes...literally


9 posted on 07/27/2010 4:32:43 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (Obama: Dimming the lights of that shining city upon a hill.)
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To: Tarpon
PhotobucketBeating Head on Wall
10 posted on 07/27/2010 4:33:03 PM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: TruthHound

Stupidity is a fatal epidemic in the USSA.


11 posted on 07/27/2010 4:33:16 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: TruthHound

Who did the interview, again?

SEIU Detroit City workers?
NOW members
GLAAD representative
Oakland City Council Members?
Friends of La Raza?
Al Gore?
The Sierra Club?


12 posted on 07/27/2010 4:41:54 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: TruthHound
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13 posted on 07/27/2010 4:44:04 PM PDT by CommieCutter (A Centrist Democrat is now defined as: between Socialism and Communism.)
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To: TruthHound

1. I know there are about 5 instances since 1960 where tax cuts increased economic activity and growth.

2. Can anyone name an instance where Tax INCREASES increased economic growth?


14 posted on 07/27/2010 4:44:09 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Bryan24

The Left PRETENDS that the Clinton tax hikes increased the revenue. But it was a boom time and the tax hikes didn’t much get in the way.


15 posted on 07/27/2010 4:46:36 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: originalbuckeye

The Contract With AMerica kept spending low and the economy grew with the extra cash not spent.

Also, the computer revolution in the 90’s made business HUGELY more efficient.


16 posted on 07/27/2010 4:49:52 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: wac3rd

I ain't worried about my gas.

I ain't worried about my mortgage...

17 posted on 07/27/2010 4:51:36 PM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: originalbuckeye

I thought the Republicans forced Clinton’s hand in cutting taxes during 1998’s balanced budget act.

Besides, the economy had been growing since 1990.


18 posted on 07/27/2010 4:52:16 PM PDT by CommieCutter (A Centrist Democrat is now defined as: between Socialism and Communism.)
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To: TruthHound
Pew Research is left leaning. That's old news, but I had to look up National Journal. The first thing I did was look through their affiliates. One is part of PBS (tax funded socialism), Government Executive (creates government software and pro green movement (new and improved socialism), The Atlantic (will democrats survive the attacks?), NTI (anti war leftists), The Cook Political Report (How to defeat Republicans).

Well. That pretty much explains why the Marxists are doing so well in this bogus push poll.

19 posted on 07/27/2010 4:52:30 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: TruthHound
Photobucket He takes care of me, I'll take care of him.
20 posted on 07/27/2010 4:54:04 PM PDT by CommieCutter (A Centrist Democrat is now defined as: between Socialism and Communism.)
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To: TruthHound
Scott Winship of Pew is an exposed member of the Journolist listserv group, that has been conspiring to take dow conservatives and plant stories favorable to liberals/democrats.

Because of this, I am vowing to spread the word, until these Leftwing organizations fire these operatives hiding in their organizations.

Do not trust Pew. They stink.

21 posted on 07/27/2010 4:55:39 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!
Scott Winship of Pew is an exposed member of the Journolist listserv group, that has been conspiring to take down conservatives and plant stories

It figures. Their polls always favor the left, no matter what. They're like News Week ( John "Vietnam" Kerry was supposedly winning in a landslide).

22 posted on 07/27/2010 5:02:43 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: originalbuckeye

The Clinton tax hikes were also coordinated with a decrease of government spending of over 3% GDP coming from ‘Welfare REform’.
It was an incentive also when Clinton said, “The era of big government is OVER!”
Now, Obama’s plan is like a page out of Animal Farm. Looks like he doesn’t have enough ‘Boxer’s’ to work for the ‘common good’.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money!
Starve the Beast!


23 posted on 07/27/2010 5:06:10 PM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: originalbuckeye

The Clinton tax hikes were also coordinated with a decrease of government spending of over 3% GDP coming from ‘Welfare REform’.
It was an incentive also when Clinton said, “The era of big government is OVER!”
Now, Obama’s plan is like a page out of Animal Farm. Looks like he doesn’t have enough ‘Boxer’s’ to work for the ‘common good’.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money!
Starve the Beast!


24 posted on 07/27/2010 5:06:13 PM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: TruthHound

Why let the Libs define what the acceptable “choices” are? Why should we fall for it being a choice between Obummer’s god-awful poilicies and Bush’s schizophrenic ones (good in getting us out of the recession he inherited from Clinton and in growing the economy for a number of years; horrible when he signed everything into law that Pelosi-Reid wanted in the last two years)??

In a choice between the Reagan policies that created 20 million jobs versus clown-head Obummer’s policies, it’s a no-brainer.


25 posted on 07/27/2010 5:08:57 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: TruthHound

Democrat Congress sine 2006. End of story.


26 posted on 07/27/2010 5:11:02 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: TruthHound
“Obama’s Policies Seen as Better than Bush's for Improving the Economy [Polling BARF!]”

This is good stuff.
I also really like the Far Side!!
Humor always makes me laugh!

27 posted on 07/27/2010 5:12:58 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I aspire to a large carbon footprint; just like Al Gore's)
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To: TruthHound

Boy they really must’ve dug deep for this result! What did they do pol on only college campuses?


28 posted on 07/27/2010 5:17:27 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: library user

Is poison better than a pistol shot to the head? Both Bush and Obama are big spending socialists. Bush’s compassionate conservatism was as bad of a big spending, big government expanding policy that we’ve had since LBJ—worse than Carter and Clinton. Obama is much, much worse but anyone who thinks Bush did anything but damage on expanding government is fooling themselves.


29 posted on 07/27/2010 5:27:50 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: TruthHound

More than 76% of Americans think obuma should get run over by M1-A1 tank treads or be mistaken as a the last kitty litter box on Earth with 100,000,000 cats waiting their turn.


30 posted on 07/27/2010 5:36:24 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: TruthHound

Personaly I dont believe this poll. If you look at the sampling it just says

“In the latest Pew Research/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, sponsored by SHRM, conducted July 22-25 among 1,004 adults, 46% say that following the policies of Obama administration would do more to help the economy improve in the next few years, while 29% say that following the Bush administration’s policies would do more to help. Nearly one-in-five (17%) volunteer that neither administration’s policies would help.

The adult voters who are they likely voters,registered voters,felons who knows. I just think the numbrs are all over the place and possible oversampling in one area or another IMO


31 posted on 07/27/2010 6:22:19 PM PDT by funfan
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To: TruthHound

Okay so I am confused “Results for this survey are based on telephone interviews conducted under the direction of Princeton Survey Research Associates International among a national sample of 1,004 adults living in the continental United States, 18 years of age or older, from July 22-25, 2010 (672 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 332 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 127 who had no landline telephone). Does this mean they interviewed 1004 or 1131


32 posted on 07/27/2010 6:35:23 PM PDT by funfan
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To: funfan

Pew had another bogus poll some years ago showing campaign finance reform as one of the top two issues. Their liars and should be ignored.


33 posted on 07/27/2010 6:37:29 PM PDT by mimaw
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To: library user

Pew Research is a Marxist/Progressive Groupthink Mindguard organization.

They live to lie, and lie to live.


34 posted on 07/27/2010 7:05:27 PM PDT by Eddie01 (All we every really knew was it was crazy to be doin' it any other way)
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