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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Nearly Half of All Americans Believe "The Federal Government Poses An Immediate Threat To The Rights And Freedoms Of Ordinary Citizens"

Painting by Anthony Freda:

A new Gallup poll shows that a majority of Americans view the government as too powerful and obtrusive.

The poll found:

  • 59% of Americans now believe the federal government has too much power
  • 46% believe "the federal government poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens". Only slightly more (51%) disagree with that statement *
* Gallup notes:
One can say with 95% confidence that the maximum margin of sampling error is ±4 percentage points.
That means that as much as half of Americans may actually agree the government poses a threat.


  1. The other half either work for the government or are brain dead.

  2. Wow. Ya'll finally figuring out who your dictator is.

  3. To all you progressives out there: could you maybe consider the possibility that the Second Amendment is just as important today as when it was ratified? Could you maybe consider the possibility that it originally referred to individuals and NOT the National Guard? In return, we on the other side will respect your right to smoke weed!
    May I suggest that RIFLES that fire the .308 and .30-06 cartridge are REALLY important if the government ever decides to get really nasty? Canceling elections and dumping the Constitution, for example. Kevlar is like wet toilet paper to these rounds.

  4. Still the wrong target to get angry at. It's the money pulling the strings that should be targeted.

    Only a strong government can protect against that, arming citizens is a few hundred years out of date and not going to improve the situation.

  5. It's only the money pulling strings? Only a strong government can protect against that? Excuse me if I don't understand. See, it's only the money pulling strings through the politicians they purchased by campaign contributions that are creating that strong government that is not about to protect us from the money pulling strings! I am not sure an armed insurrection is the right way to go, but it might be better to be in the position of being ABLE to do that if we want to gain any control over a runaway government. Hoping that the strong government that was created to protect us sounds a little like holding a piece of toilet paper over your head in hopes that the roof falling won't hurt you.

  6. When a Gallop poll shows that the majority of Americans think Zionists like Schumer, Lieberman, Pelosi, Clinton, Palin, and all the rest, poise a threat to all of us, we will be making some progress of turning the tide on the tyranny, but not until then.

  7. So 46% of Americans are complete fucking morons? Wow what a shocker!

  8. If everyone would DISENGAGE from their system of money, and quit supporting they money/slavery system it would collapse! no guns needed! thats what they would love is a 1,000,000. armed people coming at them, they are very efficient at killing you know.

  9. The other half is drinking water that has fluoride and pharmaceutical drug residues in it. Eating foods that are full of pesticides, hormones, antibiotics or worse yet are eating genetically modified organisms called "Frankenstein foods" Drinking Big name sodas with Aspartame in them. The US even ships banned and unregulated pesticides to country's to spray on fruits and vegetables and ships the produce back to the US for human consumption.

    Know wonder half the people are brain dead in the USA.
    You are what you eat!

  10. Critical mass has been achieved. Tick, Tick, Tick... The Revolutionary War was won with far fewer numbers. The duty is ours, results are God's. Remember the "Spirit of '76!" I will have "No king but Jesus!"

  11. I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within..

    Gen Douglas McArthur

  12. Every part of the official government 9/11 story is a lie.
    Every part of the controlled media sold it to the public.

    Why do Israel-first dual-nationals demand censorship?

  13. America - land of institutionalized rackets. It really is a marvel to behold, with health care overpriced by a factor of five (with food designed to put you in it), a justice system geared toward extortion, etc. It's amazing how they hoodwinked so many people. But real peace and real justice are coming, and They can't stop it. They just can't.

  14. Yeah, but 65% of them are uninformed and imagine the government to be phantom socialist, which it most surely is not.

    The brighter 35% are progressives who realize that the corporate plutocracy has bought the govenment and the big corps are running things.

    Obama's continued rape of The Constitution, carrying on just as Cheney/Bush did, abrogating our civil liberties, in the name of the "war on terror" is another very valid reason to worry.

  15. Little government, few strings to be pulled.


    No gov, no strings, no bondage.


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