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95. This says it ALL about the US citizens.
Thanks Rush and others for helping dumb down the US to new lows.
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  -39% of Americans: "Keep Government out of Medicare." kpete  Aug-19-09 12:47 PM   #0 
  - Goes to show that people have no idea what they are talking about  liberal N proud   Aug-19-09 12:49 PM   #1 
  - This says it ALL about the US citizens.  jasi2006   Aug-20-09 06:47 AM   #95 
  - It's not in the interest of governmetn to have even a half-educated populace. At least,  Joe Chi Minh   Aug-20-09 11:28 AM   #131 
  - scratches head, do these idiots realize Medicare IS A GOVERNMENT PROGRAM?  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-19-09 12:49 PM   #2 
  - NO, have NO CLUE even as their relatives RELY ON IT  katty   Aug-19-09 03:08 PM   #60 
  - Um...isn't Medicare a Governmental Program?  YOY   Aug-19-09 12:50 PM   #3 
  - Seeing that poll's results actually stripped IQ points away from me  Posteritatis   Aug-19-09 12:52 PM   #7 
  - Good thing I didn't read it then...  Hugin   Aug-19-09 12:53 PM   #10 
  - they just are allergic to facts.  bdamomma   Aug-19-09 12:54 PM   #11 
  - That's a handy statistic  Canuckistanian   Aug-19-09 12:50 PM   #4 
  - Just goes to show the level of ingnorance we're up against.  Lone_Star_Dem   Aug-19-09 12:51 PM   #5 
  - 56% have at least a bachelors degree  Juche   Aug-19-09 12:51 PM   #6 
  - Well cripes. It gets scarier.  me b zola   Aug-19-09 03:08 PM   #59 
  - It gets worst  malletgirl02   Aug-19-09 06:08 PM   #67 
  - It just dawned on me that "post-gradate education"  Jackpine Radical   Aug-20-09 10:52 AM   #124 
  - I think Obama should continue playing 37-dimensional chess...  phantom power   Aug-19-09 12:52 PM   #8 
  - LOL. Yep... subtlety, nuance, a low-key approach. That's what works with Americans today.  Zenlitened   Aug-19-09 12:59 PM   #16 
  - LOL  leftstreet   Aug-19-09 01:55 PM   #52 
  - +1  SammyWinstonJack   Aug-20-09 10:04 AM   #119 
  - He is president.  LoZoccolo   Aug-20-09 12:34 PM   #135 
  - I would acquiesce to the request of the 39%, just to see if  LiberalAndProud   Aug-19-09 12:53 PM   #9 
  - I'd be worried about the 15% who said they were 'Not Sure' .....  doublethink   Aug-19-09 12:54 PM   #12 
  - Looks like the Onion was closer to the truth than anyone expected...again  anigbrowl   Aug-19-09 12:55 PM   #13 
  - Not really..  TxRider   Aug-19-09 12:55 PM   #14 
  - Uh...  LeftyFingerPop   Aug-19-09 12:57 PM   #15 
  - Them is some twisting in the winds logc you got there Tx. n.t.  doublethink   Aug-19-09 12:59 PM   #17 
  - Have you ever seen the video(s) where...  LeftyFingerPop   Aug-19-09 01:01 PM   #20 
  - What is your logic that they understand what medicare is  Juche   Aug-19-09 01:02 PM   #22 
  - Really? Sixty-five and over? My age group?  onyourleft   Aug-19-09 02:23 PM   #54 
  - I can give you info on fox news and talk radio listeners  Juche   Aug-19-09 02:32 PM   #55 
     - Thank you.  onyourleft   Aug-19-09 02:59 PM   #57 
        - I took civics in high school  Juche   Aug-19-09 03:29 PM   #62 
        - It's not just sad...  onyourleft   Aug-19-09 04:10 PM   #66 
        - Civics  malletgirl02   Aug-19-09 06:13 PM   #69 
  - They might know that Medicare is a government programme and prefer it not to be.  Zix   Aug-19-09 03:06 PM   #58 
  - I'm nearing that magical age of 65.  fasttense   Aug-20-09 06:23 AM   #90 
  - !  redqueen   Aug-19-09 01:04 PM   #25 
  - that's how i would interpret the results as well.  dysfunctional press   Aug-19-09 01:10 PM   #32 
  - 'keep govt out of medicare' =/= 'govt should leave medicare alone'  anigbrowl   Aug-20-09 01:07 AM   #79 
     - no- people on this side WANT them to be that stupid...  dysfunctional press   Aug-20-09 07:21 AM   #99 
  - Yes, really...  gatorboy   Aug-19-09 01:20 PM   #40 
  - Boy you look stupid...........  deep1   Aug-19-09 11:20 PM   #77 
  - Say what now?  mwb970   Aug-20-09 05:52 AM   #85 
  - I agree, it's indeterminant whether they know or not that Medicare = Government  patrice   Aug-20-09 08:06 AM   #104 
  - MSNBC posted a poll showing that 76% of Republican  stanwyck   Aug-20-09 09:28 AM   #117 
  - Huh?  SammyWinstonJack   Aug-20-09 10:21 AM   #122 
  - So, using your own logic, 54% of those polled were 'young people'.  Ikonoklast   Aug-20-09 12:56 PM   #137 
  - That's why health care reform advocates need to run tv ads.  SPedigrees   Aug-19-09 01:00 PM   #18 
  - Further proof that 'Warning Signs' to protect stupid people from themselves...  Kansas Wyatt   Aug-19-09 01:01 PM   #19 
  - That would be funny if it weren't so tragic. nt  blondeatlast   Aug-19-09 01:01 PM   #21 
  - If you dig into the crosstabs, 62% of Republicans said yes.  CTD   Aug-19-09 01:02 PM   #23 
  - Allrighty then  Solly Mack   Aug-19-09 01:03 PM   #24 
  - It is hard to believe. But, given the demonstrations by the Repubs maybe it is understandable.  olegramps   Aug-19-09 01:04 PM   #26 
  - When Team A shows up for the game, and Team B doesn't....  phantom power   Aug-19-09 01:15 PM   #38 
  - Sad.  berni_mccoy   Aug-19-09 01:06 PM   #27 
  - Jesus, this country can show itself to be so fucking stupid at times.  bullwinkle428   Aug-19-09 01:06 PM   #28 
  - the question as asked isn't exactly a fair one-  dysfunctional press   Aug-19-09 01:07 PM   #29 
  - Time To Move To A First-World Country  MannyGoldstein   Aug-19-09 01:08 PM   #30 
  - My sister left the US during Reagan's second term.  Altoid_Cyclist   Aug-20-09 09:06 AM   #113 
  - Once again, I find myself weeping for my country. I wonder how  lazyriver   Aug-19-09 01:08 PM   #31 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-19-09 01:10 PM   #33 
  - America has more stupid people than anywhere on earth.  AlinPA   Aug-19-09 01:10 PM   #34 
  - My congresswoman kept saying "Medicare is a SINGLE PAYER government run program" over and over again  CreekDog   Aug-19-09 01:11 PM   #35 
  - You are fortunate, because she is correct. n/t  seafan   Aug-19-09 01:52 PM   #50 
  - holy shit. bookmarked.  inna   Aug-19-09 01:12 PM   #36 
  - Figure 33% always say government should stay out of everything  Last Stand   Aug-19-09 01:14 PM   #37 
  - The same percentage shows all the time with "I'm too stupid to vote" answers  RainDog   Aug-19-09 01:16 PM   #39 
  - I had to read that headline a couple of times to wrap my brain around it.  Kerrytravelers   Aug-19-09 01:21 PM   #41 
  - knr  wroberts189   Aug-19-09 01:22 PM   #42 
  - This is why our democracy is so fragile...  KansDem   Aug-19-09 01:25 PM   #43 
  - vote this up on digg, reddit (already posted there, just needs votes) so more see it LINKS  yurbud   Aug-19-09 01:29 PM   #44 
  - Dugg. Thanks for the links!  Kaleko   Aug-19-09 06:18 PM   #71 
  - Bwah?!  Zynx   Aug-19-09 01:30 PM   #45 
  - Medicare's branding as a US Government program is pathetically weak  FarCenter   Aug-19-09 01:38 PM   #46 
  - It is official, America has been dumbed down.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-19-09 01:39 PM   #47 
  - Idiocracy, here we come!! Un. Freakin. Believable. Teh stupid is strong in these fools.  Parker CA   Aug-19-09 01:41 PM   #48 
  - Brawndo is our only hope.  DefenseLawyer   Aug-20-09 07:31 AM   #101 
     - "It's got electrolytes."  colinmom71   Aug-20-09 08:38 AM   #107 
  - Real Life Celebrity Jeopardy contestants, hosted by Will Ferrell.  HughBeaumont   Aug-19-09 01:51 PM   #49 
  - Perfect example of people not listening to the question.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-19-09 01:54 PM   #51 
  - I've said it before: The human race is collectively too stupid to survive extinction. nt  Speck Tater   Aug-19-09 02:02 PM   #53 
  - Human race.....doomed.  Altoid_Cyclist   Aug-20-09 09:14 AM   #115 
  - Interesting...  xocet   Aug-20-09 12:54 PM   #136 
  - Now these are the true "morans"!!  LaPera   Aug-19-09 02:34 PM   #56 
  - To the 39%:  neverforget   Aug-19-09 03:09 PM   #61 
  - Serously. How are we going to survive as a nation with these dimwits.  CanonRay   Aug-19-09 04:07 PM   #63 
  - Americans are stupid. Really stupid. Remember the headline in 2004?  mnhtnbb   Aug-19-09 04:09 PM   #64 
  - This one?  mwb970   Aug-20-09 05:58 AM   #86 
     - That's the one!  mnhtnbb   Aug-20-09 08:48 AM   #110 
  - Well, it's a government program, but if they say "keep out of medicare" but otherwise hate socialism  Deja Q   Aug-19-09 04:09 PM   #65 
  - this is clearly a facepalm moment. Why so stupid, some American people?  Jennicut   Aug-19-09 06:11 PM   #68 
  - They think it's "like some kind of federal program"???  tj2001   Aug-19-09 06:13 PM   #70 
  - It's a bad question...  MellowDem   Aug-19-09 06:25 PM   #72 
  - I completely agree...  PerpetuallyDazed   Aug-20-09 02:11 AM   #82 
  - Is this from the Onion? Because if that is true, that is really fucking sad..nt  and-justice-for-all   Aug-19-09 06:48 PM   #73 
  - I am going to pose this same poll question on my local papers forum..  and-justice-for-all   Aug-19-09 06:51 PM   #74 
  - you should at least ask the question fairly-  dysfunctional press   Aug-20-09 07:24 AM   #100 
     - Oh no, I wanna see how much stupid there is...  and-justice-for-all   Aug-20-09 04:18 PM   #139 
        - but it doesn't demonstrate any such thing...  dysfunctional press   Aug-21-09 05:25 PM   #142 
  - Fox viewers.  Octafish   Aug-19-09 07:36 PM   #75 
  - ...  progressoid   Aug-19-09 08:31 PM   #76 
  - This question doesn't even make sense. I might answer yes to it.  Sirveri   Aug-20-09 12:27 AM   #78 
  - Someone should do a more direct survey: Is medicare a government program? n/t  andym   Aug-20-09 01:28 AM   #80 
  - Ya can't cure stupid  cleverusername   Aug-20-09 01:54 AM   #81 
  - Sad. nt  Mithreal   Aug-20-09 02:14 AM   #83 
  - I Now Know How It Feels  WVRICK13   Aug-20-09 04:56 AM   #84 
  - Has such a large chunk of our country always been this stupid?  Vinca   Aug-20-09 06:13 AM   #87 
  - Fools  PADemD   Aug-20-09 06:40 AM   #94 
  - Let me get  Libertas1776   Aug-20-09 06:14 AM   #88 
  - The Corporate Media Whores have turned some vulnerable people into IMBECILES.  ShortnFiery   Aug-20-09 06:15 AM   #89 
  - Ding ding  malaise   Aug-20-09 06:37 AM   #93 
  - Looks like they polled the GOP base...  4dsc   Aug-20-09 06:32 AM   #91 
  - Yeah, I was about to say the same thing  joshdawg   Aug-20-09 07:08 AM   #97 
  - Question 3 is part of the problem  malaise   Aug-20-09 06:36 AM   #92 
  - Yes, Virginia, 39% of Americans really ARE that dumb  theHandpuppet   Aug-20-09 07:01 AM   #96 
  - "We" assume too much about the knowledge of others when we frame our issues.  DailyGrind51   Aug-20-09 07:10 AM   #98 
  - lol  barbtries   Aug-20-09 07:34 AM   #102 
  - This poll tells us nothing about the intelligence  seabeckind   Aug-20-09 07:43 AM   #103 
  - Keep Morans out of Polls nt  paparush   Aug-20-09 08:15 AM   #105 
  - Embarrassed to be American n/t  Echo In Light   Aug-20-09 08:17 AM   #106 
  - And 38.7% of them are the birthers, deathers, and the gun nuts...  kentuck   Aug-20-09 08:42 AM   #108 
  - There are a lot of dumb people in this country.  WI_DEM   Aug-20-09 08:42 AM   #109 
  - How is it possible for so many Americans to be so deeply stupid???  LynnTheDem   Aug-20-09 08:53 AM   #111 
  - I think a lot of it is because of the Corporate Media on telivision.  harun   Aug-20-09 09:03 AM   #112 
  - That is why they will win in the end  panzerfaust   Aug-20-09 09:12 AM   #114 
  - It reminds me of George W. Bush on Social Security:  tclambert   Aug-20-09 09:25 AM   #116 
  - LOL. You got 'em kpete, with a swift kick to the nits! n/t  Piewhacket   Aug-20-09 10:02 AM   #118 
  - Never underestimate the stupidity of the general public. nt  Javaman   Aug-20-09 10:06 AM   #120 
  - I think our nation has the dumb. n/t  moriah   Aug-20-09 10:08 AM   #121 
  - OMG - that is insane  Politicub   Aug-20-09 10:36 AM   #123 
  - And you are surprised?  ramapo   Aug-20-09 10:58 AM   #125 
  - Can you say push poll? Sure you can. n/t  sarge43   Aug-20-09 11:05 AM   #126 
  - ouch, I almost hurt myself with that facepalm /nt  ProgressiveFool   Aug-20-09 11:05 AM   #127 
  - this oughta be a T-shirt - make Congress wear it  tomm2thumbs   Aug-20-09 11:11 AM   #128 
  - Also shows how foolish it was not to start with Single Payer-- Medicare for All  Overseas   Aug-20-09 11:18 AM   #129 
  - How do you reach people like this?  GinaMaria   Aug-20-09 11:28 AM   #130 
  - The percentage of republicans asked that said yes  sheldon   Aug-20-09 11:34 AM   #132 
  - ***facepalm*** followed by a ***headdesk*** (n/t)  Rottenmac   Aug-20-09 11:50 AM   #133 
  - These sorts of questions really measure the extent to which  Alcibiades   Aug-20-09 12:18 PM   #134 
  - Good luck on trying to make this point  seabeckind   Aug-20-09 02:38 PM   #138 
     - If you're trying to measure ignorance  Alcibiades   Aug-21-09 08:41 AM   #141 
  - OK, Bill Maher is right. Americans ARE stupid.  Nikki Stone1   Aug-20-09 04:20 PM   #140 
  - "Plan 9 from Outer Space" got it right. Earth humans are stupid.  tclambert   Aug-22-09 06:06 AM   #144 
  - Fucktard America !  RagAss   Aug-21-09 05:43 PM   #143 
 

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