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Polls say: 70.9% think the country is on the 'Wrong Track'

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posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 09:53 PM
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Multiple polls are showing a spike recently for peoples' view of the direction of the country.

The "Wrong Track" has always been higher than the "Right Direction" under Obama, and it was high under the last days of Bush.

The "Wrong Track" has been on a steady incline for about a year.

"Real Clear Politics" has an average 70.9% average for The "Wrong Track".....

I say: were are REALLY on the "Wrong Track" in almost every way imaginable !




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RCP Poll Data direction of the country

Who Else Has "HAD IT" ?





posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 10:10 PM
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I don't think that there is any real debate that we are all on the wrong track.

The question remains, what do we do to get on the RIGHT track?



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 10:14 PM
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Unfortunately, "Wrong Track" for a substantial percentage of folks means they want more freebies. We're screwed. No easy way out.



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 10:37 PM
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Indeed we are on the wrong track. We are headed for a direct collision with economic collapse, governmental tyranny, martial law under a repressive police state, maybe even relocation to camps constructed for our protection.

We are on the path to darkness, no doubt about that. Hell, even the sheep are beginning to see it now.

The question remains as has been asked, what do we do now to change this course? Do we hope for change again? Do we fall for the lies of some smooth talking political puppet?

The changes that need to take place are apparent, term limits on congress, campaign finance reform to the max, elimination of lobbyists. Getting money, and it's influence out of the governance of the country.



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 10:46 PM
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The Wealth and Power accumulated by a few hundred International Bankers exceeds the wealth of the rest of the world, and their Power in Shadow governments and military strength exceeds that of any politician or party--with the possible exception of Putin within Russia. They're smarter than us, and have contingencies for everything, and clear goals in mind. We behave like frequently disgruntled cattle.



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 10:49 PM
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So throughout the Bush administration, the enacting of the Patriot Act, massively massively expensive wars justified with falsified evidence from the CIA and sold to Americans as being a fight against terrorism and retribution for 9/11 because "the smoking gun could be a mushroom cloud in.." people thought we were on the right direction?

George Bush's approval rating in 2005 was 38%.

Here's some polling data for you:


Q2 Do you approve or disapprove of the job
Congressional Democrats are doing?
Approve .......................................................... 39%
Disapprove...................................................... 56%
Not sure .......................................................... 5%

Q3 Do you approve or disapprove of the job
Congressional Republicans are doing?
Approve .......................................................... 29%
Disapprove...................................................... 65%
Not sure .......................................................... 6%


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Congress's approval rating is lower than at any point in history. More Americans blame Congress for the debt crises than Obama by a factor of 2:1. Did you ever consider that the reason that Americans feel the country is heading in the wrong direction is because of Congress? It's a pretty vague question, maybe they think the surge in insane far right doom porn rhetoric is "moving in the wrong direction?"



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 10:51 PM
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Maybe its time we started to behave like ants. Singly, we can be easily crushed. But eventually we could simply overwhelm them with numbers. Louis was run out of the Tuileries once upon a time...



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 10:54 PM
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Could be, Obama's approval rating matches the Congressional Democrats. Which is what...1 point higher than Bush's 2005 rating?
Before you get too wrapped up in assigning blame, here's some more numbers for you.


edit on 7-11-2013 by BobM88 because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 11:22 PM
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All of which has absolutely nothing to do with the current state of mind of Americans.

Nor have your revelations addressed any possible solutions.

I think the recent trends are because of the economy in general.



posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 11:41 PM
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xuenchen
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All of which has absolutely nothing to do with the current state of mind of Americans.

Nor have your revelations addressed any possible solutions.

I think the recent trends are because of the economy in general.



Are you denying that you're trying to promote the idea that Americans think we're on the "wrong track" because of the President? Did I miss the part where there was some mention of the economy or the proffering of solutions?



Multiple polls are showing a spike recently for peoples' view of the direction of the country.

The "Wrong Track" has always been higher than the "Right Direction" under Obama, and it was high under the last days of Bush.

The "Wrong Track" has been on a steady incline for about a year.


Seems pretty evident what the insinuation was. I simply pointed out that people might just be worried that we're headed for 3 more years of nothing getting done, debt crises, and hyper partisanship because of the obstructionist agenda of Republican saboteurs in Congress who care more about causing people to think that "we're on the wrong track" in an attempt to orchestrate a power grab than actually fixing anything.



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 01:03 AM
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BobM88
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Maybe its time we started to behave like ants. Singly, we can be easily crushed. But eventually we could simply overwhelm them with numbers.


Correct! This is what they do not want us to know. They fear us in numbers. Which is why they are trying their damnedest to divide us. (recent racism controversies etc)



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 01:07 AM
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Great minds think alike, friend!



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 01:15 AM
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I stated my own opinion in the OP;

" I say: were are REALLY on the "Wrong Track" in almost every way imaginable ! "

What I think people are thinking when they answer to this poll is IMO, the economy in general.

And you are saying people may be thinking of stagnation caused by congress.

Certainly is possible looking at the recent trend up on the "Wrong Track" side correlating to the shutdown.

But if the "Wrong Track" trend up from early 2009 until early 2011 was because of congress, that would show the Democrat Congress in those years had a negative impact as well.

I still think it's just people reacting to the economy in general.



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 07:25 AM
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We're definitely on the wrong track...ing in the wrong direction and waiting for the Obamacare "train wreck".



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 07:33 AM
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What a vague and ridiculous question.

I bet 10% of the "wrong track" people are just upset the US isnt building a Battlestar or a moon base.



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 02:43 PM
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thisguyrighthere
What a vague and ridiculous question.

I bet 10% of the "wrong track" people are just upset the US isnt building a Battlestar or a moon base.


The lack of any credible ufo disclosure doesn't help the governments credibility. It makes it worse.

The lack of 9-11 disclosure doesn't help governemnts credibility either, especially when RT made americans look stupid.

The lack of transparency in relation to Federal Reserve transactions, and whom own the freakin thing doesnt help the governments crediblity.

John Kerry and John McCain itching for World War 3 doesnt help the governments credibility. It makes it worse.

The wars in iraq, afghanistan, libya doesnt help.

Getting involved with israeli problems doesnt help. Giving aid money to arab countries doesnt help.

The constant efforts to demonise guns doesnt help.

The american economy loosing jobs and income to china doesnt help.

BP polluting the gulf of mexico with zero accountability doesnt help.

The american government being unable to help the japaneese contain fukishima from nuclear radation doesnt help.

I somewhat suprised government has 30% credibility left. If people were paying attention to alternative media it would be about 0%.



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 03:01 PM
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How about this:

Government is the problem and has been the problem for a very, very long time - longer than I've been alive which is certainly longer than either Bush or Obama either one have been president.



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 03:02 PM
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beezzer
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I don't think that there is any real debate that we are all on the wrong track.

The question remains, what do we do to get on the RIGHT track?


Keep the pressure on the liars in washington and dont vote democrat for another 30 years.

The worst republican is better than the best democrat. I just realised this.

If you are not conservative on all issues, then perhaps "waste your vote for a third party".

And the real liberals who are anti-globalism should also "waste their vote".

Tea Party has cleaned up R, but occupy has not done the same with D yet.
edit on 8/11/13 by EarthCitizen07 because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 03:11 PM
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But what do those people think would put us on the "right track"???

It's easy for people to make assumptions that if you think we are on the "wrong track" now, then you disagree with Obama and agree with the Republicans because Obama is President.

But that is simply not true...if I was asked this question in a poll, I would absolutely say the "wrong track" right now with the House being controlled by an extremist wing of the Republican party that almost collapsed our economy to try to get their way.



posted on Nov, 8 2013 @ 03:15 PM
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I for one think this country (and the whole world) would benefit more from carnivorous dinosaurs much more than a single politician in existence.

Government and politicians are not helping humans bridge any kind of gap and unite - and we, without politicians red or blue, do that enough to ourselves as it is.

If dinosaurs were eating humans at an alarming rate we may be more willing to go beyond the divide of the obviously broken and corrupt political and government systems currently in place on this planet simply to stay alive - and in such a scenario willingly, for once, disintegrate various forms of conditioning that have been working against humans for ages.

I say vote carnivorous dinosaurs in 2016 and drop the red and blue and any "team" mentality other than "team human".



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