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POLL: As Olympics Begin, Americans Express Pride and Patriotism in Flag

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POLL: As Olympics Begin, Americans Express Pride and Patriotism in Flag

 

  • 82% of American Say Pride or Patriotism Best Describes How They Feel About the American Flag

  • 10% Feel Indifference, 5% Shame, 3% Suspicion


(Austin, TX—July 20, 2021) Convention of States Action, in partnership with The Trafalgar Group—one of America’s most accurate pollsters in 2016, 2018 and 2020—is releasing the results of a new national survey. Results were from surveys conducted July 12th thru July 13th of over 1,000 likely 2022 election voters.

“Heading into the Olympics, these numbers demonstrate that—on issue after issue—America is still America, a nation of good and decent people. The public isn’t buying the lie that our flag is a ‘symbol of hatred’ or oppression, and our Olympians are proud to represent the stars and stripes in Tokyo, ” said Mark Meckler, President of Convention of States Action. “And for those few who said they feel shame, indifference, or suspicion when thinking about our flag, I’d like to remind them that the right to express that view was paid for by the blood of men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect this symbol of freedom around the world.”

For complete details on the poll, including graphics, please visit:
https://www.thetrafalgargroup.org/news/nat-issues-am-flag-0717/

KEY INSIGHT: 81.7% of American Voters Say Pride or Patriotism Best Describes How They Feel About the American Flag

  • 43.6% of American voters say pride best describes how they feel about the American flag.
  • 38.1% of American voters say patriotism best describes how they feel about the American flag.
  • 9.9% of American voters say indifference best describes how they feel about the American flag.
  • 5% of American voters say shame best describes how they feel about the American flag.
  • 3.4% of American voters say suspicion best describes how they feel about the American flag.

KEY INSIGHT: Broad, Bipartisan Love for American Flag

  • 70.1% of Democrat voters say pride or patriotism best describes how they feel about the American flag.
  • 82.2% of Independent voters say pride or patriotism best describes how they feel about the American flag.
  • 93.9% of Republican voters say pride or patriotism best describes how they feel about the American flag.

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About Convention of States Action—Boasting a grassroots network of over 5 million supporters and volunteers, Convention of States’ mission is to restore a culture of self-governance in America and to curtail federal overreach. Its primary focus in accomplishing this mission is using a limited Article V Convention to propose constitutional amendments that impose limitations on the size and scope of the federal government, including a balanced budget requirement and term limits for federal officials.

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Physicians for COS

The diagnosis is clear.

We have a growing cancer today known as the Obamacare. As a result physicians are no longer free to practice medicine.

No profession feels the full force of the federal government more than physicians. The medical profession is the most highly regulated profession in the United States. The practice of medicine is controlled, taxed, and regulated to the point of being destroyed by the heavy hand of the federal government.

Physicians are told how to bill, how much to charge, and how to treat patients. They are mandated to use expensive electronic medical records. The federally enacted HIPPA (Health Information Privacy and Portability Act) makes the communication between physicians and atients burdensome, inefficient,and expensive. Every physician is required by federal mandate to register with the government to obtain an NPI (national provider identifier.) We are required by federal law to obtain and pay for a license to prescribe medication through the DEA, which is separate from our state licensure.

This heavy hand of government not only oversees the largest federal health bureaucracy ever created, but by extension reaches into every state, every city, and every small town to regulate how every licensed physician practices the art of medicine and how citizens obtain care.

The treatment is also clear.

The prescription for a cure was written into our constitution by our founders. Article V of our constitution allows for the states to call for a convention of states to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government through the proposal of constitutional amendments. Physicians should be the strongest supporters of this brilliantly-crafted states’ rights tool placed into our constitution by our founders.

I urge my fellow American physicians to join with me in supporting an Article V Convention of States to take back control of the practice of medicine. It’s the only way that we can return the practice of medicine back to the intimate relationship between a doctor and patient without interference by the heavy hand of a distant, national government.

Jeffrey I. Barke, M.D. Family Physician Newport Beach, CA
Convention of states action

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