Tag: approval rating

AP reporter lives in Wingnut World

An April 15, 2010 front-page headline in the local Gannett newspaper, the Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times, caught my eye: “Obama, other Democrats battered in poll.” The story was by Associated Press reporter Liz Sidoti, who is so biased by her inside-the-beltway mentality that she apparently doesn’t understand the difference between “what people are saying” and “what is demonstrably, empirically true” (i.e., facts). The story begins “WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s national standing has slipped to a new low after his victory on the historic health care overhaul, even in the face of growing signs of economic revival, according to the latest Associated

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Countdown – Dems rollover for White House

Twice in one week, the Democratic party has rolled over and played like they were Republicans for President Bush. First, there was the passage of another spending bill for the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. There was no limitations or qualifications on the spending as Nancy Pelosi promised. No withdrawal dates – nothing. It was in fact a blank check. Now, as a President with an approval rating just above that of Oil Company executives, the House passes a bill which gives Telecoms complete immunity. It is enough to make you want to spit (not on the keyboard, I need this

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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