Doesn't look like anyone @ the IRS will be fired over their thug-like actions. Federal workers have ridiculous protections & appeal processes. How long is the average appeal time if they are fired?
|90 - 120 Days||20%|
|120 - 180 Days||3%|
|180 - 240 Days||3%|
|240 - 320 Days||6%|
|Over 320 Days||69%|
In the latest AEI Political Report, 44% think the government should promote traditional values in our society while 52% say it should stay out of it. You say?
|Government Should Promote||33%|
|Government Should Stay Out Of It||67%|
A Washington Post article makes the case that John Edward's was right - there are two Americas. In one America, the Obama admin is out of control. In the other America, it's much ado over nothing. You say?
This has been a really bad week for the President & his administration. The question many are asking is can they get their socialist groove back. You say?
|Never Lost It||66%|
|Time Heals All||12%|
|Not A Chance||23%|
Republicans are calling for a special investigation into the IRS scandal, saying recent disclosures raise further concerns. You say?
|Agree With Their Decision||89%|
|Let It Be - Damage Has Been Done||11%|
The NTSB has recommended that the legal limit for drunk driving be reduced from the current 0.08 to 0.05. Basically, 1 drink for women & 2 drinks for men will get you a DUI. You say?
|Should Be Even Lower||1%|
|Leave It Alone||17%|
|It's About $$$ Not Safety||70%|
We know the IRS thugs like to target conservative & pro-Israel groups but what about the rich. People making over $1 million a year are 12 1/2 times more likely to be audited. You say?
|This Doesn't Bother Me At All||12%|
|Good - I'm Secretly Jealous Of Rich People||4%|
|Audits Should Be Random For All Income Groups||85%|
How would you describe the IRS thugs targeting conservatives & tea party groups?
|Sad State Of Our Times||10%|
|Proves We're A Purely Political Nation||5%|
|They Will Do Anything To Win||13%|
Today, C-SPAN started it's "Road to the White House 2016. This is much earlier than any previous Presidential runs. I guess they think there's a lot of interest in the 2016 race. How interested are you?
|Totally Excited - Can't Get Enough Politics||21%|
|Somewhat Intruiged With 2016 Race||9%|
|No Interest What So Ever||30%|
|I'll "Elvis" My TV Before I Watch Any Of It||40%|
In "The Plateau Effect", the authors suggest that perfectionism is ruining you, your life & your career. They suggest that doing things in a way that's satisfactory & satisfying beats the pursuit of perfection & personal pain. You say?
|I Agree With The Premise||28%|
|I Disagree With The Premise||16%|
|Mediocrity Becoming The New Normal||56%|
May Day, long associated with merry-making & fertility, is also a day to celebrate communists labor ideology. True or False, this socialist movement began with labor unions in the United States.
In California's new "education redistribution" plan, schools with low-income or English-learner students could see funding increase 70% while other more "affluent" schools could see their funding cut. You say?
|Seems Fair To Me - Leveling The Playing Field||4%|
|Funding Increases Should Be Done Evenly||8%|
|Enough Already With Increases For Anyone||88%|
Under New Jersey's Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, kids are being taken to court for calling each other names on the playground, names like "horse", "fat" & "fat ass". How do you see it?
|Support The Anti-Bullying Move||3%|
|More Politicall Correctness Nonsense||54%|
In a rare showing of cooperation, Congress is trying to quietly get out of mandatory participation in Obamacare for all members of Congress & their staffers. You say?
|Typical Weasel Move By Congress||25%|
|The Only Way Out Is Total Repeal Of Obamacare||20%|
|Let's Make Sure There's Nothing "Quiet" About This||56%|
Blaming the sequester, airlines are seeking permission to keep passengers waiting on the Tarmac for more than three hours. Is this a legitimate request or is it more "feel the pain" in an effort to reinstate sequester cuts.
|Attempt to manipulate||81%|
|Don't care as long as drinks are free||11%|
A businessweek.com article titled "How Did The World's Rich Get That Way" concludes that luck - not hard work - is overwhelmingly why the rich are rich & the poor are poor. You say?
|I Agree - The Rich Are Lucky||9%|
|I Disagree - The Rich Are Hard Workers||5%|
|It's A Combo Platter - Hard Work & Luck||49%|
|The Harder I Work - The Luckier I Get||37%|
True or False: The Amnesty Bill legalizes gang member's who simply "renounce" their gang affiliation, anyone with three DUI's or less and anyone with no more than two prior deportations.
This morning on CNN's Breaking News coverage of the Boston bomber manhunt, "We see a dog. It is barking. It could be a K9 unit. We don't know. It is definitely a dog". True or False?
A new Gallup Poll shows 59% of Americans say wealth is distributed unfairly in the US & 52% want Uncle Sam to play Robin Hood to fix the problem. How do you see wealth distribution in the US?
|It's Right Where It Needs To Be||8%|
|It Needs To Be Redistributed Somewhat||5%|
|It Needs To Be Redistributed Evenly||1%|
|Robin Hood Is Dead & So Should The Idea Be||85%|
The gun control bill that would have expanded background checks failed in the Senate 54/46 today. Does this mean the push for additional gun control legislation and the gun control debate is over?
|Never for the Misguided Control Freaks||86%|
AAA auto club has released it's annual "Your Driving Costs" study. The average driver (15,000 miles/yr) spends $9,122/yr. to operate a vehicle. Which of the following eats up the biggest percentage?
As details of the nightmare Amnesty legislation leak out, we come to learn that in addition to the 11M illegals already here, the bill calls for an additional 4.7M legal immigrants. You say?
|Sounds So Compassionate||1%|
|Why Not - The More The Merrier||4%|
|US Will Become A Turd World Nation||17%|
|Not Only No But Hell No||78%|
Tomorrow, the Amnesty bill will likely be unveiled. In it, they promise there will be "operational" control" of the border, meaning they will catch 90% of illegal crossers. You say?
|That's A Really Really Really Great Number||4%|
|It Might Be Possible To Achieve 90%||0%|
|What Part Of "CONTROL" Don't They Get?||96%|
A 57 year old mother of 2 is on the receiving end of both scorn & praise for saying her children are "the Biggest Regret of Her Life". What camp are you in?
|Appreciate Her Honesty||36%|
|No Real Mother Would Ever Say That||29%|
|Oh She's A Real Mother All Right||36%|
Today, the Senate began debate on new gun control measures. How likely do you think it is that the proposals including "universal background checks" will prevent the next Newtown, CT massacre?
|Not Sure But We Have To Do Something||1%|
|Nothing More Than Feel Good Legislation||97%|
Obama's newly released budget includes the "redistribution of retirement wealth" in accounts above the $3M level. Is there anyone out there who still has a problem labeling this President a Socialist?
|No Argument From Me||99%|
|I Do. He's Just Being Fair||1%|
Conservative groups, like Americans For Tax Reform, say that expanding the flow of legal immigrants to the US will cut the federal budget deficit by some $2.5 Trillion. You say?
|Makes Sense On Some Level I Guess?||11%|
|More People For Less Jobs Is A Disaster!||19%|
|Is Their Goal To Crater This Country?||69%|
As we creep closer to the Obamacare undoing of quality, affordable healthcare, there's more & more talk about Obamacare being in trouble & repeal the only answer. What's your opinion that Obamacare will be repealed in it's entirety?
|The Square Root Of Zero||66%|
In an effort to appeal to a younger audience, NBC's "Tonight Show" has made it official, Leno's out & Fallon's in, starting April 2014. Who was / is / will be the youngest person to host the show?
The NRA has released "The National School Shield Report" with a central recommendation that armed personnel be posted in all schools, in order to prevent mass school killings like Newtown, CT. You say?
|Support The Idea Of Armed Guards||39%|
|Oppose The Idea Of Armed Guards||10%|
|Need To Read The 225 Page Report First||51%|
Social conservatives like Rick Santorum & Mike Huckabee are fighting back against a more "libertarian" minded GOP. Santorum says" the Republican Party isn't going to change". You say?
|I Stand In Solidarity With Ricky||7%|
|Ricky & the Huckster Are All About Them||16%|
|GOP Needs To Change Or It Will Be Useless||77%|
On this Good Friday, Pope Francis is catching heat from conservatives & liturgical purists for his setting a "questionable example" by washing the feet of women. Who do you support?
|Conservatives & Liturgical Purists||4%|
|Hey Conservatives & LP's - Wash This!||42%|
48 Million Americans are on food stamps, up 70% since 2007, costing taxpayers $74.6 billion/yr. In an effort to combat obesity, some federal officials say the gov't should have a say in what "food" they buy? You say?
|Yes - He Who Has The Gold Makes The Rules||45%|
|Yes But With Restrictions (Booze, Cig's, etc)||40%|
|No Way - It's An Entitlement & Their Decision||16%|
While researching the Supreme Court's hearings on same-sex marriage,I came across a statistic on the number of federal laws & programs that deal with "marriage". How many do you think there are?
More & more kids are being subjected to "sleep studies" to address the problems of obesity, learning disabilities, anxiety, depression & ADHD. Are these tests necessary or a profit center "solution" in search of a problem?
|It's All About The Benjamin's||87%|
On "Meet The Press" this past Sunday, when asked about the "Nanny State" going too far, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg said "there are certain times we should infringe on your freedom". You say?
Researchers found that kids are 12 times more distracting to the driver than talking on a cell phone. Should kids be a reason to get a "distracted-driving" ticket just like a cellphone call or text?
|Yes To Both||31%|
|No To Both||35%|
True or False? Congress voted today to force the Postal Service to keep Saturday delivery of first-class mail, magazines & direct mail, in a move the USPS says could end in a taxpayer bailout of $47 Billion by 2017.
|Did We Really Need More Than 1 Answer?||64%|
Lawmakers are huddling in 11 "working groups", meeting with lobbyists & other "special interests" to "re-write" the tax code. They've identified 5 areas to eliminate the tax deduction. Which 1 do you think is most likely to go away?
|Employer Paid Health Insurance||35%|
|Mortgage Interest Deduction||35%|
|State & Local Taxes||6%|
|Municipal Bond Interest||4%|
57% of US workers have less than $25K saved for retirement & 28% have no confidence they will ever have enough money to retire. How do you see your retirement?
|Going To Be Fine In Time||15%|
|Not Where I Need To Be||24%|
|Already Enjoying My Golden Years||13%|
|Will Be Working Till My Last Day||49%|
Looks like the "grumpy old men" of the GOP are digging in their ideological heels by stating their party's only problem is "a communications issue". You say?
|Agree With The GOM Of The GOP||5%|
|Disagree With The GOM Of The GOP||27%|
|Thankfully No One Lives Forever||68%|
This "McWeekend", Mick-Weekend, we celebrate Saint Patrick's Day. Which one of the following is the only one that is truly Irish?
|Saint Patrick's Name||9%|
|The Song "Danny Boy"||11%|
|The Song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"||6%|
We now learn that ICE released 2,228 illegals into the wild due to the sequester. ICE Director John Morton said it was his decision & his decision alone, with no input from the White House or DHS. You say?
|Nice To See Someone Has Initiative In DC||6%|
|Call Me Skeptical But I Find This Suspicious||23%|
|White House Said "Let My Illegals Go"!!!||71%|
With the stock market at a record high, Private Equity firms are "lowering the velvet rope" to let the "little guys" invest with them. Instead of $5 million, you can get in with as little as $2500. You say?
|Fantastic News - Where Do I Sign Up||7%|
|NOW They Want My Money?||18%|
|Not Just No - Hell No||76%|
The Dem's & GOP are headed toward a "grand bargain" that will raise taxes by $1 Trillion & restructure entitlement programs. The promise is the new tax money will go to "reducing the deficit". You say?
|I Believe It's A Solid Plan||2%|
|I Don't Like It But It's Necessary||2%|
|I Can't Believe How Gullible People Are||96%|
A NY judge has thrown out NYC Mayor Bloomberg's "soda ban" saying "health officials aren't assigned the sweeping and unbridled authority to define, create, authorize, mandate and enforce the health code". You say?
|Agree With The Judge's Ruling||48%|
|Disagree With The Judge's Ruling||2%|
|Are We Starting To Get The Power Back?||50%|
Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins this Sunday, March 10th @ 2:00A. How many times has Congress tweaked DST since it became US law on March 19,1918?
The Wall St Journal reports U.S. household wealth rose to the highest level since 2007, the latest sign that Americans are repairing their balance sheets. You say?
|My Household Wealth Is Back||3%|
|My Household Wealth Is Recovering||9%|
|My Household Wealth Is In The Toilet||39%|
|Are These Born-Again Wealthy Adopting?||49%|
Republicans have quietly begun "softening" the sequester blow using various "Continuing Resolution" gimmicks to replace lost funding. Which of the following is not on the GOP's to-do list?
|Add $10 Billion More Spending Than Last Week||7%|
|Force USPS To Keep Saturday Delivery||7%|
|Pay DC For The Presidential Inauguration||6%|
|Appropriate $142 Million For Eisenhower Memorial||4%|
True or false? As a percentage of national income, corporate profits stand at the largest share since 1950 while the employees share is at the lowest point since 1966.