Gallup CEO: Unemployment rate a big lie

Norm Singleton Campaign for Liberty 2/5/2015

…The media loves a comeback story, the White House wants to score political points and Wall Street would like you to stay in the market.

None of them will tell you this: If you, a family member or anyone is unemployed and has subsequently given up on finding a […]

Poll: Americans Reject Obama's Unlimited Government

Editorial Investors.com 1/5/2015

Ideology: Confirming the 2014 election zeitgeist, a new Gallup poll finds that Americans are fed up with ever-encroaching, corrupt and incompetent government, as represented by ObamaCare and other federal policies.

For the first time since Gallup has conducted polling, people say that the “biggest problem” in America is “the government.” It topped […]

Americans Less Satisfied With Freedom

Perceived widespread corruption in U.S. government on the rise

Jon Clifton Gallup.com 7/1/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fewer Americans are satisfied with the freedom to choose what they do with their lives compared with seven years ago — dropping 12 percentage points from 91% in 2006 to 79% in 2013. In that same period, the percentage […]

Otis McDonald, R.I.P.

The Man Who Got the Second Amendment Applied to States and Localities

Brian Doherty Reason.com 4/6/2014

Otis McDonald, the American hero who showed physical, emotional, and political braveness in his role as lead plaintiff in the groundbreaking 2010 Supreme Court case McDonald v. Chicago had died at age 80, as reported by his hometown paper […]

Poll: Americans are increasingly turning to God

Jacqueline Klimas The Washington Times 12/24/2013

…The majority of Americans, however, say religion is an important part of their lives.

About 56 percent say it is “very important,” while 22 percent say it is “fairly important” and another 22 percent say it is “not very important.” This number has remained somewhat consistent, fluctuating between the […]

A pollster under oath

Josh Gerstein Politico 10/2/2012

…In May, the pollster for Al Gore’s presidential bid in 2000 and John Edwards’s in 2004 and 2008, Harrison Hickman, took the stand in the federal criminal case against Edwards over alleged campaign finance violations stemming from payments to support Edwards’s mistress.

Under oath, Hickman admitted that in the final weeks […]