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Americans see a US in
decline, finds Pew survey

BBC News [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/3/2013 5:22:57 PM

For the first time in 40 years, a majority of Americans say the US plays a less important and powerful role in the world than it did a decade ago. The Pew survey also found that 70% of Americans saw the US as less respected than in the past, nearly the same (71%) as under President George W Bush. More than half of Americans (52%)--for the first time in 50 years--said the US should "mind its own business". Some 56% disapproved of President Barack Obama´s foreign policy. Fifty-three percent of the public felt the US played a less important or

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Gordon Mills, 12/3/2013 5:27:21 PM     (No. 9638831)

We are a rudderless country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/3/2013 5:28:54 PM     (No. 9638833)

Respectfully disagree, #1. The rudder is in action, turning us farther left each day.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/3/2013 5:31:01 PM     (No. 9638838)

Dem playbook in action.

Reagan was conservative, but we really haven´t had a pure conservative since Calvin Coolidge.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: droopydog, 12/3/2013 5:36:42 PM     (No. 9638849)

Yeah, and let´s re-elect that numbskull!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jir, 12/3/2013 5:44:31 PM     (No. 9638864)

Why does GWB have to be dragged into every poll they run on this illegitimate president and I mean illegitimate. He suppressed the vote via the IRS and massive cheating in certain neighborhoods were turn out was over 100% and not a single vote cast for Romney and he lied through his perfect even teeth about Obamacare. If he had told the truth, he never would have been re-elected. He is totally illegitimate in my mind. Leave GWB alone, he is retired, keeping his mouth shut and minding his own business, something I am sure the Dear Leader will find impossible to do.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/3/2013 5:52:03 PM     (No. 9638885)

Leading from behind = driving us over a cliff.

Well HELL, NO! I WON´T GO!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LouD, 12/3/2013 6:17:17 PM     (No. 9638915)

And this poll was only taken among democrats.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ladychatalie, 12/3/2013 7:27:27 PM     (No. 9638993)

The US is not in decline, it is under direct attack by the progressives in both parties.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 12/3/2013 8:00:54 PM     (No. 9639041)

The United States is in decline due to its economic and foreign policies. These policies are designed to weaken the country and strengthen our enemies and competitors. Very much unAmerican, and pro ´New World Order´.

Thank all of our ´enlightened´ politicians.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: reddfroge, 12/3/2013 8:01:17 PM     (No. 9639042)

if Obamacare is fully implemented then America, as a ´free´ country is finished

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