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America: We're on the Wrong Track

dschechinger Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 8:53 AM
The translation for the president's re election is simple. Americans want stuff from the government but don't want people to know they want stuff. When they say cut spending they mean somebody else's spending, not theirs. They want the government to solve all problems, but government cannot do that even though elected politicians pretend they can solve problems.

Although the majority of Americans just voted to re-elect President Obama to a second term, despite his obvious economic failures during his first, a new Hill poll shows a vast majority of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track.

A mood of economic gloom hangs over the nation as President Obama and Republican leaders scramble to strike a deficit deal that avoids automatic tax hikes and spending cuts, according to a new poll for The Hill.

The poll, conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, found nearly 6-in-10 people (59 percent) feel the country...