67% of American Voters Lack Confidence that Congress Knows what it’s Doing the Economy


In a recent Rasmussen Poll, two out of every three voters or 67% lack confidence that the Congress knows what it is doing when it comes to the economy. After all the stimulus plans, after all the cash for trash plans … only 7% say they are very confident and 29% say they are some what confident in Congress.

What a resounding vote of confidence from “We the People.” No wonder 57% of Americans want to give all members of the House and Senate the boot and start new. Not only have the American people lost confidence in that the Congress knows what is is doing, I also believe they have lost trust in Congress that they will do the right thing and listen to the will of the people.

These people were elected to represent and it appears they have long lost the notion that they work for “We the People.”

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  • Comments

    8 Responses to “67% of American Voters Lack Confidence that Congress Knows what it’s Doing the Economy”

    1. rightknight on August 31st, 2009 1:52 pm

      Government exempts itself from legislation that
      it claims is great for the ‘Cattle’. High salaries,
      great health choices, fantastic retirement, inside
      dope, and other perks encourage these unproven
      incompetent fools to impose whatever they want.
      They have a spotless track record of total failures!

      Replace them rather than attempt to rehabilitate

    2. A Texas Grandfather on August 31st, 2009 3:31 pm

      It is going to take a “new broom” to sweep the Federal Congress clean so that the will of the people can be done. Democrats and Republicans alike need to be removed from office until they cannot obtain a majority.
      “We the people” need a new political party that recognizes that the people are their bosses. Congress works for the people, not the other way around.
      The “Tea Party Movement” is real and the old politicians better come to the realization that their time in office is over.

    3. Maggie on August 31st, 2009 5:14 pm

      I’ve never been so sick of govt. so I can understand this number.

    4. Greg the mongoose on August 31st, 2009 6:32 pm

      Look what Congress has done lately! No responsibility by CONGRESS or THE President for the WAR in Afghanistan! Iraq, Afghanistan, has destroyed our economy. For OIL? What?

      MORE TROOPS TO DIE, NEW STRATEGY, A Never ending war. Which we are losing.

      The MEDIA has its heads in the sand!


    5. katablog.com on August 31st, 2009 9:21 pm

      While Congress is NOT doing its job, you’ll be happy to hear they are busy. Busy this time threatening and attempting to intimidate insurance companies. Henry Waxman and his merry band of thugs sent 52 letters to the top insurance companies demanding all sorts of information including: about what meetings employees attended, where they stayed, and what they ate, and “details about employee compensation. Waxman asked for the individual names of those who made more than $500,000 between 2003 and 2008 and a list of company events held outside the office. The committee also sought dividend payments, net income and premium revenue numbers as well as claims payments, expenses and insurance product profits.

      Seems like the same old thuggery game they played with senior creditors of Chrysler and the banks they forced to take TARP money – except the insurance companies did nothing but oppose Obama’s plan to take over the health care industry.

    6. Waterboy on August 31st, 2009 10:26 pm

      67%–is that all?

    7. rightknight on September 1st, 2009 12:04 am

      In this radical nightmare the other night, it seemed
      as if my newly elected Government was busy dismantling
      my Country’s financial system, attempting to impose
      Socialized Medicine, controlling (previously) private enterprise,
      trying to shut down free assembly and speech, trying to
      disarm honest citizens, treading on my Country’s Constitution,
      trying to overwhelm the system with ‘emergency’ bad
      legislation, appointing Czars with Communist backgrounds
      and Criminal histories, threatening my internet connections,
      threatening me, giving the ‘enemy’ comfort, challenging my
      CIA, representing themselves in every conceivable way,
      ignoring our concerns, whew….did I leave anything out?…
      that nightmare was really horrible…I awoke just as I was on
      my way to the voting booth.

      I need a hot cup of TEA!

    8. TrogloPundit on September 1st, 2009 2:04 pm

      The other 33% is absolutely sure they don’t.

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