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61% Oppose Federal Regulation Of The Internet

 

 

 

 

” Americans really like the online service they currently have and strongly oppose so-called “net neutrality” efforts that would allow the federal government to regulate the Internet.

  The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 26% of American Adults agree the Federal Communications Commission should regulate the Internet like it does radio and television. Sixty-one percent (61%) disagree and think the Internet should remain open without regulation and censorship. Thirteen percent (13%) are not sure.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

  Only 19% believe more government regulation is the best way to protect those who use the Internet. Fifty-six percent (56%) feel more free market competition is the best protection. Twenty-five percent (25%) are undecided.

  Most Americans have opposed increased government regulation of the Internet since December 2010 when some members of the FCC began pushing “net neutrality” efforts to stop some companies from offering higher downloading speeds to preferred customers.

  Seventy-six percent (76%) of Americans who regularly go online rate the quality of their Internet service as good or excellent. Only five percent (5%) consider their service poor.

  Americans remain suspicious of the motives of those who want government regulation of the Internet. Sixty-eight percent (68%) are concerned that if the FCC does gain regulatory control over the Internet, it will lead to government efforts to control online content or promote a political agenda, with 44% who are Very Concerned. Twenty-seven percent (27%) don’t share this concern about possible government abuse, but that includes only eight percent (8%) who are Not At All Concerned. “

 

 

   With over three quarters of customers being perfectly happy with their internet service is it any wonder that the people are suspicious of the State’s motives in attempting to fix something that is not broken ?

   Along with the potential State boot on the neck of political speech and corporate cronyism that “net neutrality” represents there is the issue of taxation to consider as well .

 

Read it all at Rasmussen Reports

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

42% Identify With Obama Politically, 42% With The Tea Party

” Voters are evenly divided when asked whether they agree more politically with President Obama or with the average member of the Tea Party. But an enormous partisan gap colors virtually all opinions of the Tea Party.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters think the president’s views are closest to their own when it comes to the major issues facing the country. But just as many (42%) say their views come closest to those of the average Tea Party member instead. Sixteen percent (16%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording,click here.)

Thirty-four percent (34%) now believe their personal views are closest to those of the average member of Congress when it comes to the major issues of the day. But slightly more (36%) say their views are closest to those of the average member of the Tea Party. A sizable 30%, however, are not sure.”

   The poll contains very bad news for the establishment RINO’s such as Mr McCain , Mr Graham and the rest of the “go along to get along gang” .

” When it comes to the major issues facing the nation, 77% of Democrats say Obama’s views are closest to their own. Seventy-six percent (76%) of Republicans and 51% of unaffiliated voters identify more closely with the average member of the Tea Party.

Fifty-nine percent (59%) of voters in the president’s party say the views of the average member of Congress are closest to their own. Sixty-seven percent (67%) of Republicans say the views of the average member of the Tea Party are closest to what they think. Unaffiliated voters are more likely to identify with the Tea Party, but 38% of these voters are undecided.

Overwhelming majorities of Mainstream voters identify more with the average Tea Party member than with either the president or the average member of Congress. Pluralities of the Political Class agree more with Obama and Congress.

Interestingly, while voters are more critical of the Tea Party, they continue to identify with the movement’s smaller government/lower taxes messageSixty-two percent (62%) think cutting spending rather than increasing it is the best thing the federal government can do to help the economy.

    After four years of the MSM giving it their best shot at demonizing us Tea Partiers , the return on their investment is not looking too high . Just imagine the popularity of the Tea Party in a world of fair press .

Another Leftist Meme Shredded

 

 

 

” Support for gun control has dropped to its lowest level in a year, despite this week’s Washington Navy Yard shootings and a string of mass shootings over the past 14 months.

What’s more, a new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that nearly half of all Americans–46 percent–believe that the nation would be less safe if only police and the military were allowed to have guns.

The poll is likely to shell shock those in Congress eager to revive gun control efforts in the wake of the Navy Yard shootings that left 13 dead, including the shooter.

Rasmussen found that just 33 percent believe stricter gun control laws would have prevented the Navy Yard shooting. Some 59 percent said more laws wouldn’t have stopped the shooter.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A 2016 Sneak Peek: Biden Does Depressingly Well

 

 

” Watching America’s standing in the world sink, other nations snub this diplomatic amateur as investments in our superior military stagnate and Obama’s scandals fester while the Federal Reserve sets the country up for Jimmy Carter-scale inflation, got us to thinking:

Dear God, how much longer must we endure?

The answer is pretty depressing: About 105 million seconds or 1.76 million minutes. Hours are not much better: 29,250. Days — 1,219 is a minor improvement, since we’re 58% through. But 174 weeks feels least worst.

Then, Rasmussen Reports came out this week with a new poll of 1,000 likely voters ahead of 2016. Hey, it’s never too early anymore. Then we read it.

The results show that Vice President Joe “I Say I’m from Scranton Because Pennsylvania Has More Electoral Votes Than Delaware” Biden currently defeats just about every conceivable Republican contender. At least the folks from within that stale Washington GOP crowd.

Great news for America’s late-night comics. Biden’s hair plugs trump Rand Paul’s curls, 44%-36%. Biden beats Marco Rubio, 44%-34%. And at the moment he even tops conservative darling Ted Cruz, 43%-32%.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poll: No More Harvard, Yale Presidents!

 

 

” Despite electing Yale and Harvard graduates for the last four consecutive presidents, Americans overwhelmingly want the next president to come from a non-Ivy League school, according to a national poll of likely voters.

Rasmussen Reports found that just 5 percent think it’s better for American to have an Ivy president. A staggering 85 percent believe its better for presidents to come from a variety of schools, not just the elite eight.

President Obama attended Harvard Law. Both Bush’s went to Yale as did former President Clinton.

Unlike most polls, there was no partisan disagreement in Rasmussen’s survey.”