The ole saying; you find what your looking for applies to every one. History is
written by the winners.
???Studies also show that background checks are unwanted schemes for
universal registration, that women largely do receive equal compensation
(although not universally), that forcing employers to provide birth control
isn’t really lawful or morally justifiable, and that requiring reasonable
conditions for legitimizing illegal immigrants would produce better citizens,
not just a partisan voting block.???======== What "studies"?Site your sources.Meanwhile, let me
guess...FoxNewsRassmussenThe Heritage FoundationThe Eagle's ForumBTW -- Speaking of "polls", You might want to take a look at how the GOP views itself -- their own
"internal" polls show the GOP loosing more and more elections by a
growing margins of Hispanics, Women, Young people, and the rest of
America's voters.Because America is not the all White,
Hetreosexual, Christian, Males that the GOP wishes it was.
It is amazing that people consistently vote against their own self interests!
We want clean air, but we hate the EPA. We fear socialism, but
thank heaven cranky old Aunt Gladys has social security. We bemoan the decline
of the middle class, yet we cheer when Reagan goes on a union busting spree. We
get outraged when we see a food stamp recipient buy ice cream, but have no
problem with voting for a politician who votes to give billions of dollars of
farm subsidies to the sugar industry.Many Americans vote like
conservatives, but live like liberals.
Funny that some Democrats are trying to marginalize polls now that they are
going against Obama and the party for the upcoming election. By the way. One
can't compare Congress as a whole with the President. When people are
asked about the President, everyone knows who they are talking about. One Man.
When asked to evaluate Congress, everyone is thinking about a variety of people.
If I think Harry Reid, or Nancy Pelosi when talking of Congress, I think it is
horrible. If I'm thinking Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz, I'm thinking
pretty good Congress.
The words 'polls show' or 'recent studies indicate' are in
themselves enough to make me never listen to john tesh radio. Studies and polls
can indicate anything you want.
The first thing I learned when working with a professional statistician on a
project requiring complex calculations to generate statistics (for the
healthcare industry) was... that polls and statistics can be used to prove or
disprove ANY argument you want... it all just depends on how you present them,
and how you interpret them.The same goes in politics.That's why I tend to NOT approve of Presidents and administrations that
seem to govern by polls, study groups, and statistics. President
Clinton was the worst at this (though in the end he was a good President). But
I always hated the way he seemed to govern based on polls and study group
results his party-strategists presented to him.I guess they all do
it... he was just to a new extreme for me.
@liberal larry"...Many Americans vote like conservatives, but
live like liberals....".Amen.
Studies show that background checks are just a scheme for universal
registration? What studies? We have had background checks for retail sales since
1968. That is 46 years ago. Where is the inevitable registration? Conspiratorial
nonsense! I can understand questioning issues where only a small majority polled
support or oppose it. But 90%? That is nothing to dismiss out of hand. That is
the percentage of Americans who want universal background checks.
@nonceleb"Where is the inevitable registration?"Funny
thing is... the NRA has one.
Schnee,What NRA registration are you talking about?