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Thursday, April 22, 2010

80% of Americans don't trust the federal government; time to dissolve the people and elect another?

80% Of Americans Don’t Trust The Government
(POPFI) -- by Ron Hogan --

According to recent numbers released by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center, recent polls show that some 8 out of every 10 Americans, or 80% of the country, don’t trust in big government and larger governmental organizations to solve the country’s problems. Only 22 percent of people polled believe that they can trust in Washington to solve the nation’s problems effectively. That means as many people trust in Washington as believe that UFOs are visiting the planet Earth.

Combine this with unease over the health insurance reforms pushed into place by a partisan Congress, hated bail-outs for big businesses, low approval ratings for the Congress, and a spike in Presidential disapproval, and you’ve got bad news for the Democratic party heading into the midterm elections. People aren’t happy, and when people aren’t happy, incumbent politicians lose their spots.

I’m actually kind of surprised that Obama’s approval numbers aren’t even lower. When Congress is getting a 71% disapproval rating, you’d think that the President would also be more unpopular...MORE...LINK

Chris Moore comments:

Here's the Statist 'Solution':

Would it not be easier
In that case for the government
To dissolve the people
And elect another?

-- Marxist Bertolt Brecht, from his poem 'The Solution'

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