The Rightosphere Temperature Check For August: Health Care

Right Wing News emailed more than 250 right-of-center bloggers and asked them several questions. The following 74 blogs responded,

101 Dead Armadillos , The Absurd Report, David All Group, And Rightly So, Argghhhh!, Bad Example, Basil’s Blog, BitsBlog, BizzyBlog, Bookworm Room, Bright & Early, Bull Moose Strikes Back, Cold Fury, Confederate Yankee, Conservatism Today, Conservative Compendium, Dispatches From Blogblivion, Dodgeblogium, Ed Driscoll, Drumwaster’s Rants, Election Projection, Cara Ellison, Fausta’s Blog, Cassy Fiano, Girl On The Right, GOPUSA Northeast, GraniteGrok, Guardian Watchblog, House of Eratosthenes, Freeman Hunt, Hyscience, Paul Ibrahim.com/, IMAO, JackLewis, Jeremayakovka, All That Is Necessary, Linkiest, Little Miss Attila, Mean Ol’ Meany , Mere Rhetoric, Midnight Blue, Moonbattery, mountaineer musings, Mount Virtus, My Aisling, Eric Neill, Neocon News, The Next Right, No Oil For Pacifists, No Runny Eggs, No Runny EggsPal2pal, Patriot Room, Patterico’s Pontifications, Pirates Man Your Women!, Pursuing Holiness.com, Matt Sanchez, Isaac Schrödinger, Josh Schroeder, Don Singleton, Sister Toldjah, Solomonia, Stolen Thunder, Stop The ACLU, The Sundries Shack, D.C. Thornton, The TrogloPundit, Viking Pundit, The Virtuous Republic, Weapons of Mass Discussion, WILLisms

The bloggers were asked to select answers to the following questions (because some bloggers skipped particular questions, gave answers that weren’t listed, or gave answers that were difficult to categorize, there are not 74 responses to each question.)

1) If the health care bills moving through Congress are passed, do you believe it would lead to rationing of care?

Yes: 72 (100%)
No: 0 (0%)

2) If the health care bills moving through Congress are passed, do you believe it would lead to Americans being denied potentially life saving operations to save money?

Yes: 72 (97.3%)
No: 2 (2.7%)

3) If the health care bills moving through Congress are passed, do you believe it would lead to a decline in the quality of health care?

Yes: 74 (100%)
No: 0 (0%)

4) Do you believe that the public option would eventually lead to a government run, single payer health care plan?

Yes: 71 (95.9%)
No: 3 (4.1%)

5) Do you believe that the term “astroturf” could better be applied to protesters in favor of health care reform at the Townhalls or the protesters against health care reform?

Protesters for Health Care Reform: 68 (95.8%)
Protesters against Health Care Reform: 3 (4.2%)

6) If the Democrats try to push their health care bill through reconciliation, do you think Republicans should shut down the Senate by refusing to give unanimous consent as a response?

Yes: 68 (91.9%)
No: 6 (8.1%)

7) Would you be willing to support health care reform that primarily emphasized market based reforms like allowing insurance to be sold across state lines, Health care savings accounts, tort reform, tax breaks for health care given to individuals instead of companies, etc?

Yes: 74 (100%)
No: 0 (0%)

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