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

bigdrov1x Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 12:56 AM
When the world stops financing us and the dollar ceases to be the reserve currency of the world, watch out its gonna be a helluva ride down!! Actually I cannot wait because that is the only time when we can save ourselves and try to build a better country.

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...