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    Default A majority of Americans believe the government is corrupt

    https://reason.com/2022/07/25/most-a...ecessary-soon/

    only 56% ?

    this shit needs to get fixed and pronto...

    Another sign of growing discontent in America? A new poll from the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics finds a majority of Americans think the government is corrupt and stacked against them.To probably no one's surprise, 73 percent of poll respondents who identify as "strong Republican" respondents agreed with the statement that the government is "corrupt and rigged against everyday people like me." But Republicans are far from alone in this sentiment. Fifty-one percent of "very liberal" voters agreed with the same statement.

    Overall, 56 percent of survey respondents said that the government is corrupt. This included 66 percent of all Republican respondents, 63 percent of independents, and 46 percent of Democrats.
    The survey of 1,000 registered voters found that a significant number of people expect that extreme measures may be necessary to protect against government overreach. 28 percent of respondents agreed with the statement that "it may be necessary at some point soon for citizens to take up arms against the government." Thirty-six percent of Republicans, 35 percent of independents, and 20 percent of Democrats agreed.
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    ...and they're correct.
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    Almost seems like you could get a 100% affirmative response to this question, maybe based on how it's asked, although it might be for very different reasons people are saying yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cawacko View Post
    Almost seems like you could get a 100% affirmative response to this question, maybe based on how it's asked, although it might be for very different reasons people are saying yes.
    Trust in government began falling in the mid 1960's. See chart:

    https://www.pewresearch.org/politics...ent-1958-2022/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flash View Post
    Trust in government began falling in the mid 1960's. See chart:

    https://www.pewresearch.org/politics...ent-1958-2022/
    My thought was someone could say gov't is corrupt because they're violating my rights by trying to take away my guns while someone else could say they think gov't is corrupt because it caters too and protects the rich. Let's say these folks are on the opposite end of the political spectrum. So same response but for very different reasons.

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    A majority of Americans believe the government is corrupt
    who are the idiots who don't?.....
    Isaiah 6:5
    “Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.”

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    As the government moves Left, and it is, people will increasingly distrust it. Only those who are on the Left themselves (roughly 20% of the population) will continue to put faith in government as an institution. It isn't as if this hasn't happened before either in other countries. At some point the population will have had enough of that sort of government, and will topple it. The only way such a government can remain in power is to become increasingly authoritarian, corrupt, and intrusive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celticguy View Post
    https://reason.com/2022/07/25/most-a...ecessary-soon/

    only 56% ?

    this shit needs to get fixed and pronto...
    Parts of it are corrupt for sure. Corporations are more corrupt and when they work together they are even more corrupt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PostmodernProphet View Post
    who are the idiots who don't?.....
    Donald Trump ran the most corrupt government in our lifetime, yet you said nothing and just watched.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celticguy View Post
    https://reason.com/2022/07/25/most-a...ecessary-soon/

    only 56% ?

    this shit needs to get fixed and pronto...
    If you really want to see corruption, just look at all the billionaires who are funding, and controlling the GOP, and then the GOP politicians who are on the take. Maybe an armed revolution should be directed at the GOP the most corrupted party.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grokmaster View Post
    ...and they're correct.
    Hey Pin head, I suppose that you're going to tell us that Trump isn't corrupted.
    The Big Steal = The Big Lie.

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    What happens when the people figure out how profoundly the Failed Elite Class has betrayed us?

    Not enough I suspect, America is now the land of the ignorant cowards, smelling the coffee will not be good enough, there is still the coward part.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    What happens when the people figure out how profoundly the Failed Elite Class has betrayed us?

    Not enough I suspect, America is now the land of the ignorant cowards, smelling the coffee will not be good enough, there is still the coward part.
    Can you think of anyone more deserving of the "elite" class than DJT?

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    Quote Originally Posted by floridafan View Post
    Donald Trump ran the most corrupt government in our lifetime, yet you said nothing and just watched.
    odd then you never found any evidence of corruption.......were you merely incompetent?......
    Isaiah 6:5
    “Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by cawacko View Post
    My thought was someone could say gov't is corrupt because they're violating my rights by trying to take away my guns while someone else could say they think gov't is corrupt because it caters too and protects the rich. Let's say these folks are on the opposite end of the political spectrum. So same response but for very different reasons.
    Agreed, but it shows declining trust among Americans (for whatever reason). 9-11 caused a temporary increase in trust.

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