Poll: 91% Approve of Obama's Proposals In SOTU Speech

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Synthaholic, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Synthaholic
    Offline

    Synthaholic Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2010
    Messages:
    35,581
    Thanks Received:
    5,031
    Trophy Points:
    1,130
    Location:
    Kicking PoliticalChic's ass up & down the forum
    Ratings:
    +8,849
    Poll: High Marks for Obama's State of the Union Speech





    [​IMG]




    An overwhelming majority of Americans approved of the overall message in President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, according to a CBS News poll of speech watchers.


    According to the poll, which was conducted online by Knowledge Networks immediately after the president's address, 91 percent of those who watched the speech approved of the proposals Mr. Obama put forth during his remarks. Only nine percent disapproved.


    Last year, 83 percent of viewers approved of Mr. Obama's State of the Union remarks.
     
  2. theHawk
    Online

    theHawk Registered Conservative

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2005
    Messages:
    10,872
    Thanks Received:
    2,070
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Germany
    Ratings:
    +5,758
    I would guess thats because the vast majority of Republicans and conservatives didn't bother listening to the same old bullshit we've heard over and over from him.
     
  3. Mustang
    Offline

    Mustang Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    7,218
    Thanks Received:
    1,300
    Trophy Points:
    190
    Location:
    39° 44 mins 21 secs N, 104° 59 mins 5 secs W
    Ratings:
    +1,792
    Do you know what my favorite part of the SOTU speech was? It's when President Obama said that he and many members of congress should pay as high a tax rate as most Americans do, and Republicans sat in their chairs, unmoved at the prospect.
     
  4. konradv
    Offline

    konradv Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    22,551
    Thanks Received:
    2,555
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Baltimore
    Ratings:
    +5,664
    Kids having another tantrum, eh? I guess we shouldn't bother listening to their concerns, either. BTW, if no one was listening, how do you know it was the same old BS? :doubt:
     
  5. Claudette
    Online

    Claudette Gold Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2009
    Messages:
    19,567
    Thanks Received:
    3,012
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +7,635
    It was pretty good for the campaign trail especially if your a Dem.
     
  6. francoHFW
    Offline

    francoHFW Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2011
    Messages:
    33,427
    Thanks Received:
    2,173
    Trophy Points:
    1,115
    Location:
    NY 26th FINALLY DEM!
    Ratings:
    +5,589
    Great speech, unifying and hopeful, except for no compromise, "un-American" (TIME) Pubs and brainwashed hater dittoheads, who are recovering or disappearing. But he showed someone has a plan and intelligence...no drama Obama.
     
  7. boilermaker55
    Offline

    boilermaker55 VIP Member

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2011
    Messages:
    5,340
    Thanks Received:
    455
    Trophy Points:
    85
    Ratings:
    +1,061
    Well of course they did that, their Master Grover Norquist was watching them.
    What do you expect the puppets to do?
    :lol:
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  8. KSoze
    Offline

    KSoze Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    142
    Thanks Received:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +19
    The overwhelming majority of America didn't even bother listening to him.
     
  9. Synthaholic
    Offline

    Synthaholic Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2010
    Messages:
    35,581
    Thanks Received:
    5,031
    Trophy Points:
    1,130
    Location:
    Kicking PoliticalChic's ass up & down the forum
    Ratings:
    +8,849
    A reader adds:


    Today at work the response has been surprisingly positive. I live in Central PA, otherwise known as Pennsyltucky. What’s surprising is the reaction from those who have been steadfastly opposed to Obama and everything he stands for. Both an evangelical Christian, who is primarily concerned with the social agenda, and a secular conservative, who is primarily concerned about his guns and his taxes being given to the lazy, enjoyed the speech and even said, “I could possibly see myself voting for him”.
     
  10. theHawk
    Online

    theHawk Registered Conservative

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2005
    Messages:
    10,872
    Thanks Received:
    2,070
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Germany
    Ratings:
    +5,758
    Why wouldn't they already be paying the same tax rate as "most Americans" do?

    I would guess they make more than the average American, so they would be paying at higher tax rate as well.
     

Share This Page