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On America´s birthday, do
we still believe in America?

CNN, by Newt Gingrich

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/2/2014 6:13:27 PM

Americans are in a period of amazingly negative thinking about the state of our country. A recent Gallup analysis drove home how deep and how threatening the current mood is. Gallup asked Americans in early June how much confidence they had in our nation´s institutions. The answer: not much. Only 30% had "a great deal" or "quite a lot of confidence" in the Supreme Court. Just 29% felt that way about the presidency. And an abysmal 7% had faith in the Congress. Think about what this means. Our most trusted national institution, the unelected Supreme Court, has the confidence of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 7/2/2014 6:16:46 PM     (No. 9908842)

Sadly, the answer to that question depends on which political party you support. And I don´t need to tell you which party still believes and which one doesn´t.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/2/2014 6:21:46 PM     (No. 9908849)

Eliminating corruption sounds great Newt but when both parties are corrupt and disregard the will of the American people, reflecting on our forefathers will not accomplish anything more than making us more depressed than we already are.

By the time January 20, 2017 comes, there will be little left of this country. All of them, with few exceptions, are corrupt. The McDaniel/Cochran election proved that beyond a reasonable doubt.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/2/2014 6:22:06 PM     (No. 9908851)

Obozo will not outwit the Founding Fathers.

I have so much faith in our comeback, I expect many Obozo administration members will be headed to prison, while he sells his book and does a book tour. We need to return to the Rule of Law.

Reagan had the other answer cut regulations, cut taxes, and rebuilt our military.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Italiano, 7/2/2014 6:25:27 PM     (No. 9908856)

Believing in America is one thing, believing in Americans is something else entirely. Until we get rid of the tax-sponge, entitlement-addicted parasites among the latter, the former is doomed.

As we´re seeing today.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 7/2/2014 6:31:06 PM     (No. 9908860)

If America is not There, it isnt because I left Her. It´s because She has been abducted, raped, and robbed of any power to fight back, and I am, as just an average citizen, who was minding my own business, not trying to keep anyone from running their lives, suddenly as far away from America as I could be, without much recourse to get her back. I feel exiled within my own country. Sure, the Damn Yankees are pouring into my state because they are fleeing their own failed states. Then I will be truly cut off when they decide to enact their insanity here. And America is still kidnapped, raped, and robbed, by people who love nothing more than chaos and destruction.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: tren9, 7/2/2014 7:09:51 PM     (No. 9908872)

Note that the survey was conducted a month ago and because it looks bad they delayed releasing the results til now. I would guess that the bad news from SCOTUS caused them to reveal the study now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bobn.t, 7/2/2014 7:11:02 PM     (No. 9908876)



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Reply 8 - Posted by: bobn.t, 7/2/2014 7:14:48 PM     (No. 9908882)

I used to live in America.
I now live in Obamastan.
We need to stop Obamastan.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/2/2014 7:41:55 PM     (No. 9908915)

I believe in America. Obama is not an American. I despise Obama, the left, and everything they stand for.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/2/2014 7:52:10 PM     (No. 9908922)

I would believe in America if Congress passed a law making English the official language of the USA.
I would believe in America if Congress did "immigration reform" by REAFFIRMING all existing immigration laws as they now exist, and seeing that they are enforced. PERIOD.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/2/2014 8:44:08 PM     (No. 9908957)

I am encouraged by the fact that 80% think the government is corrupt. Maybe something will be done about it. Although Newt does say we either fix it or slide into the abyss. Sadly, too many benefit from the corruption, so I think we slide into the abyss.

Newt also neglects to discuss the public opinion of the news media and the contribution they have made toward our demise. Although, to be fair, when you talk about the Dimocrat party, you ARE talking about the news media because the news media is really just the propaganda arm of their party.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/2/2014 10:35:21 PM     (No. 9909044)

#5, yeah, but they mean well.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/2/2014 11:32:15 PM     (No. 9909111)

Yes, but the light is dimming over the horizon and the sun is setting.





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