It's the Sun, Stupid. Earth approaching sunspot records. Low sunspots = cooler climate.
62% Hold Populist, or Mainstream, Views. That would make the TEA Party protestors "mainstream" and not "angry mobs".
Polling conducted from September 7 through September 13 found that 70% of voters generally trust the American people more than political leaders on important national issues. Sixty-eight percent (68%) view the federal government as a special interest group, and 71% believe that the government and big business typically work together in ways that hurt consumers and investors.