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Without Olbermann MSNBC Ratings Rise 50 Percent

January 26, 2011 Politisite 0

MSNBC received some gratifying ratings news from the first night of its new prime-time lineup as it showed increases in the 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. hours, even in the absence of its previous leading man, Keith Olbermann. Of course, the news surrounding Mr. Olbermann’s abrupt departure from the network last week may have fueled some curiosity about what the channel’s hosts might say about him or the circumstances of […]

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71% of Missouri voters say no to ObamaCare

August 3, 2010 Politisite 0

If you want to know which news item will be making Gibbs look constipated at tomorrow’s briefing, look no further. It’s the first time voters from any state have addressed the mandate at the polls. And things are looking good. Opponents of Prop C — those who support the insurance mandate — have been frustrated by the lack of a vigorous campaign to defeat it. Apart from a mass mailing […]

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Congress Approval Rating at lowest since the 70s at 11%

July 22, 2010 Politisite 0

PRINCETON, NJ — Gallup’s 2010 Confidence in Institutions poll finds Congress ranking dead last out of the 16 institutions rated this year. Eleven percent of Americans say they have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress, down from 17% in 2009 and a percentage point lower than the previous low for Congress, recorded in 2008.

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U.S. debt approaching 100% of GDP

May 15, 2010 Politisite 0

So when does one stop spending and cut back? The U.S. national debt will soon reach 100% of GDP, the IMF predicts in a new report. The following graph shows the sharp rise in U.S. debt starting in around 2006. By 2015, the IMF suggests, debt could reach well over 100% of GDP. The IMF predicts that the U.S. would need to reduce its structural deficit by the equivalent of […]

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24% of voters say they are part of the Tea Party Movement

April 13, 2010 Politisite 0

Maybe the left needs to stop attacking and kiss and make-up with the Teaparty movement.  Rasmussen is reporting that nearly one forth of all voters consider themselves part of the Tea Party movement Twenty-four percent (24%) of U.S. voters now say they consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s an eight-point increase from 16% a month ago. Another […]

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What? Obama says the Louisiana Purchase brings relief to Hawaii Earthquake

March 17, 2010 Politisite 0

First it was Obama had been to 58 states with 2 more to go, than our Employer Health care insurance premiums would go down by 3000 percent, NOW Health care reform bill with the LA Purchase included will help those Hawaiians devastated by the earthquake.  The most intelligent president is even making a lot of mistakes or he is intentionally misleading folks.  He does get large roars of applause, especially […]

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Nearly One-Third of Doctors Could Leave Medicine if Health-Care Reform Bill Passes

March 16, 2010 Politisite 0

( – Nearly one-third of all practicing physicians may leave the medical profession if President Obama signs current versions of health-care reform legislation into law, according to a survey published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The survey, which was conducted by the Medicus Firm, a leading physician search and consulting firm based in Atlanta and Dallas, found that a majority of physicians said health-care […]

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Obama: You will see 'premiums fall by as much as 3,000 percent' under Obamacare

March 16, 2010 Politisite 0

When House Speaker Pelosi said that ObamaCare will allow Americans to realize their dream of being an artist, photographer, or writer without having to work a day job to have health insurance, some of us wondered whether ObamaCare also will cover other expenses, such as for housing and food, that force people to work a job they may not like while they pursue their dreams. Now we know the answer: […]

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Brennan doesn't get it compares domestic crime with terrorism

February 15, 2010 Politisite 0

Brennan’s attitude about domestic crime rates recidivism and those released from GITMO show the Administration just doesn’t get it.  A criminal might return to petty theft, while a Detainee can cause deadly harm to our troops in the field.  They may share interrogation techniques to the enemy making our attempts to gather actionable intelligence vain.  But I guess all that matters when terrorists are given lawyers and read Miranda warnings. […]

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Dodd, Biden drop out after Iowa defeat

January 4, 2008 Politisite 0

Dodd, Biden drop out after Iowa defeat By: Martin Kady II January 4, 2008 01:52 AM EST Two Senate veterans — Democrats Joe Biden of Delaware and Chris Dodd of Connecticut — are abandoning their presidential campaigns after very poor showings Thursday night in the Iowa caucuses. Neither mustered more than 1 percent in the intensely competitive contest won by freshman Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. Biden was the most promising […]