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Optimism: 50 Percent of Americans Say Best Years Are Behind Us

bigdrov1x Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 12:35 AM
I am Half Puerto Rican, and I am an American first. If you try to take what is mine, I dont care what you are, you are my enemy.
InAmericaSince1627 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 12:56 AM
bigdrov,
1627 on one side and 1893 on the other. Irish and Swedish. You and I are Americans and I agree with you on the enemy...

Once again, Gallup has asked voters perhaps every pollster’s favorite question: Do you think America’s best years are behind us, or yet to come? As it happens, the results are rather predictable:

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If anything, Gallup’s findings underscore one self-evident truth -- that is, the American public is deeply divided on this question along partisan and ideological lines. And it’s no mystery why. For their part, conservatives are still grappling with the fact that President Obama won re-election, Obamacare will soon be the law of the land, and the latest so-called “fiscal cliff” compromise...