47% of Americans See US Govt as Immediate Threat

Source: Before It’s News
Published here: Friday, October 15, 2010 @ 7:00 PM

Nearly Half of All Americans Believe “The Federal Government Poses An Immediate Threat To The Rights And Freedoms Of Ordinary Citizens”
Painting by Anthony Freda: http://www.AnthonyFreda.com.

A new Gallup poll shows that a majority of Americans view the government as too powerful and obtrusive.

The poll found:

  • 59% of Americans now believe the federal government has too much power
  • 46% believe “the federal government poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens”. Only slightly more (51%) disagree with that statement *

* Gallup notes:

One can say with 95% confidence that the maximum margin of sampling error is ±4 percentage points.

That means that as much as half of Americans may actually agree the government poses a threat. Continue reading “47% of Americans See US Govt as Immediate Threat”