President Obama: “America is back!” Guess again: More than 40% of Americans aren’t working.
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President Obama: “America is back!” Guess again: More than 40% of Americans aren’t working.

It seems like we are being bombarded with what sounds like great economic news every day: the Dow is poised to break 13K, the unemployment rate is dropping like a stone and the Democrats are giddy over the prospect of President Obama’s re-election. Not so fast.   The economic pain Americans have been suffering has received […]

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The Tipping Point? President Obama has TIPPED Already!

This past week, my wise and insightful partner Glen Bolger posted a blog entry labeled, “The Tipping Point.” It is definitely worth reading. The premise of the bit is while a majority of voters have become disapproving of the President, there is still a well of good will toward the President personally.   A series of […]

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President Obama is No Ronald Reagan (DUH!)

Since Truman, five presidents have won re-election and two have lost.   The average Misery Index for the winners was 8.89 the October prior to the November election. In contrast, the two losers (Presidents Carter and Bush 41), suffered from an average Index of 15.39.  Ouch. Where is President Obama?  As of last month, the Index […]

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Congratulations to Alberta Darling

With State Senator Alberta Darling’s 54{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222} win last night, Public Opinion Strategies helped defend the GOP majority and turn back a public employee union sponsored recall election. Congratulations to Senator Darling and all of those involved in the campaign. From the get-go, the campaign used our research to guide its messaging – Darling was NEVER […]

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Americans are channeling Rush

Could Libertarian cult-icon Neil Peart – drummer and song-writer for the Canadian band Rush – be the Idea Man of the GOP? If it’s true, he would be on the cutting edge of an already large and growing constituency: voters who don’t trust government. And, it’s not just when it comes to health care. The […]

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