Looks like the folks in Massachusetts are getting measured for their chains:
A majority of Massachusetts residents surveyed say they support the state’s plan to offer health coverage to more people — and they’re willing to pay for it.
In the first broad gauge of support for the state’s new health care law, 70 percent of residents surveyed said they expect their taxes to go up as a result of it - but 60 percent of those still support it. The survey, funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, was released today.
But don’t toss out the keys just yet:
Only a slight majority - 52 percent - of those surveyed - said they support the idea that people should be required to have insurance or pay a fine.
Among those with incomes less than $25,000, 49 percent said they oppose the requirement and 43 percent said they support it.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?