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As New Dangers Loom,
More Think the U.S. Does ‘Too
Little’ to Solve World Problems

Pew Research, by Staff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/29/2014 12:20:50 PM

A large majority of Americans think the world is a more dangerous place than it was several years ago. And a terrorist group that was not even on the public’s radar a year ago – the Islamic militants known as ISIS or ISIL – today ranks near the top of its list of U.S. security threats. As the public’s views of global threats have changed, so too have opinions about America’s role in solving world problems. On balance, more continue to think the United States does too much, rather than too little, to help solve world problems. But the share saying

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: vulcanrider, 8/29/2014 12:24:18 PM     (No. 9986018)

These are the same people that screamed "the US isn´t the world´s police force,we should mind our own business" during the Bush administration.
Bet on it...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMom, 8/29/2014 12:25:11 PM     (No. 9986021)

My thought exactly, 1.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/29/2014 12:27:26 PM     (No. 9986024)

Too late now, morons. Enough of you voted for him. We tried to warn you. He should have been laughed off the national stage a long time ago.

But Hillary 2016, right?

Idiots.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Janylou, 8/29/2014 12:36:27 PM     (No. 9986048)

Experience us a harsh taskmaster, but a fool can learn in no other way.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 8/29/2014 1:16:13 PM     (No. 9986134)

Too little? Obama doesn´t do ANYthing, except the golf and fundraisers.

Somebody make him read the following, which is said to have originated around the time Richard III lost the Battle of Bosworth Field--in 1485.

For want of a nail the shoe was lost.
For want of a shoe the horse was lost.
For want of a horse the rider was lost.
For want of a rider the message was lost.
For want of a message the battle was lost.
For want of a battle the kingdom was lost.
And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.


And somebody send the man a very large box of horseshoe nails.

The man needs to develop a sense of consequence. Fast.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sw penn, 8/29/2014 1:59:28 PM     (No. 9986188)

Consider the normal trajectory of a government "solution",

money, more failure,
more money, more failure,
more money, more failure,
more money, more failure,
more money, more failure,
more money, more failure,

lets a different problem,

and count your blessings!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sanchin, 8/29/2014 2:32:43 PM     (No. 9986232)

We regret to inform you but at this time the US is closed. We are not sure if we are remodeling, restructuring, or fundamentally changing because we do not have a plan nor a strategy. Please do not worry, we are bringing millions of eager workers from our south to make the necessary changes once we figure out what those changes are to be. Until then please feel free to enter our contest to rename this country because it is no longer the United States of America home of the free.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Penney, 8/29/2014 2:59:29 PM     (No. 9986258)

A 1970´s redo? Remember the democratic countries falling into tyranny like, ´dominos,´ around the planet? ...0bama seems to have picked-up and is resuming the disruptive, decaying & delusional Carter policy fiascos, -but this time the dem pols´ statism is on steroids in full view, eh?!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/29/2014 3:07:21 PM     (No. 9986266)

#5, I recited that poem to my children just recently, in an effort to explain how Obama letting things go could be a disaster for us all.

I learned it in school. They, of course, had never heard it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kafir091101, 8/30/2014 12:16:30 AM     (No. 9986738)

#5: As usual, your post is spot on!

As to this article, I don’t know where to begin!

Firstly: Did I miss something? Were any of those polled registered voters and did any of them vote in the last election or intend to vote this November or in 2016?

Secondly: Of what value are the opinions of non-English speaking phone-answering-males that are over 17 years of age?

Thirdly: In general, political opinions only have merit when qualified as those of a Conservative, a Liberal or a Moderate.

And finally, of what value is the opinion of a ‘Liberal Republican’?

For that matter, what IS a ‘Liberal Republican’?

Maybe a supporter of McPain, Christie, Crist, Bonner, McConnell, Cochran, Alexander or Brown?

Inquiring minds want to know!

Really, of what value was this poll other than for Pew to try to maintain its ability to influence public opinion?

I might add, to influence the opinions of lefties and ‘dim-bulbs’!

Kafir

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