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Not buying it: Majority of
Americans see Obama´s fight with
Congress as purely political

Washington Examiner, by T. Becket Adams

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/8/2014 1:08:10 PM

A majority of Americans believe President Obama´s ongoing struggle with Congress is more about partisan politics than it is about principle, according to Rasmussen Reports. And the president isn’t the only one who catches blame for Washington’s infamously hated gridlock: Voters say Republicans in Congress are just as much a part of the problem. The survey, which was conducted from July 31 to Aug. 1 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points, found that 69 percent of respondents believe the political gridlock is all about scoring partisan points, while a measly 20 percent believes

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Every day political hacks like Obama insult us by acting like we are so stupid. Granted, there are many stupid lo-fo voters who fit that category, but not all of us!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 8/8/2014 1:13:08 PM     (No. 9958141)

But the democrats in congress aren´t??

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 8/8/2014 1:37:21 PM     (No. 9958180)

And just what has Dingy Harry and his rat heavy Senate done since January of 2011? I´ll tell you, the square root of sweet F&*% all. At least the House is passing "stuff" and sending it forward into that huge dark hole known as the US Senate....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lazyman, 8/8/2014 1:37:29 PM     (No. 9958181)

I think when Berlin was surrounded it would have been difficult to find a Hitler supporter. Sometimes it just takes a while to figure it out.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/8/2014 1:41:04 PM     (No. 9958187)

Just check out how many items Harry Reid refuses to bring to the floor of the Senate for a vote. This action has all to to with what Obama wants and nothing to do with Congress. They cannot even get to vote on dozens of items, many sent over from the H of R. That´s your Democracy in action. The rules which allow the leader of the Senate to block a vote should be nullified, so that the "people" get to express their views, at least by seeing how each Senator votes. The Senate is basically at a standstill.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StephaniePlum, 8/8/2014 1:52:55 PM     (No. 9958203)

Next time Obama starts whining about the Comprehensive Immigration Bill, passed by the Senate and being held up by the worthless Republicans in the House, I´m waiting for some intrepid reporter to find a spine and ask Obama if he would support any of the jobs bills passed by the House Republicans and held up in the Harry Reid Senate. It would be fun to see him squirm at that one.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/8/2014 2:12:41 PM     (No. 9958225)

This poll is most likely meaningless because if the people who responded to the poll are not from an individual Senator´s or a Congressman´s State or District their opinion does not have any influence over the conservative or liberal political agenda that individual Senator or Congressman supports.

It´s also meaningless to Obama who has been re-elected and who will do as he pleases until he retires.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 8/8/2014 2:14:27 PM     (No. 9958228)

Did the American people CREATE this problem by reelecting BO? They KNEW he was not getting along with the Republicans. If they had half a brain it was obvious how partisan BO is. WHY did they vote for him?

The reason the government is so polarized is because of the stakes. The government is getting larger and taking control of more of the economy, including areas that matter to people, like health care, religion, and the economy. The difference between liberal and conservative is like coming to a T in a road. You can go right or left, period. Straight ahead does not exist, although the Republican establishment wants to pretend that it does.

The way to calm down Washington is to remove the power back to the States or the people, where is meant to be in the first place.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/8/2014 2:52:44 PM     (No. 9958265)

Since Congress and the president are not lowering taxes, promoting a stable dollar and making the country safe for capitalism, then why do we need them? People should be allowed to throw their own monkey wrench in the works if they choose. We don´t need DC to do it for us.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/8/2014 4:57:53 PM     (No. 9958373)

If the dems had any love of country they could out vote dear old Harry and remove him
They could send Nancy back to the Botox factory for permanent preservation.
Will the DiFi have enough clout to push her newly awakened senses?

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