After 18 Years of US Occupation, Poll Finds Zero Percent of Afghans Thriving, 85 Percent “Suffering”

Since the 2001 occupation of Afghanistan began, fighting has not stopped, destroying the country and leading to the U.S. spending an estimated $2 trillion on the war.

Afghanistan Poll Feature photo

American polling firm Gallup has found that Afghans are the saddest people on earth, finding that nearly nine in ten respondents are “suffering,” in their own words, with zero percent claiming that they are currently “thriving.” When asked to rate their life out of a score of ten, Afghans gave an average answer of 2.7, a record low for any country

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Gallup Poll: US Global Approval Rating Plunges but Americans Believe the Opposite

The plunge in the global rating of America’s leadership could reasonably cause a person to expect a decline in the American public’s view of America’s national image in foreign countries, but it’s not showing up, at all, but the exact contrary is being displayed in the recent data.

Philippines Anti-American Protest

Gallup issued on February 28th its “2019 Rating World Leaders” report, subtitled “The US vs. Germany, China and Russia,” and said that “The world still frowned on US leadership more than the leadership of any other country asked about in 2018.” All four of the countries’ leaderships received approval-ratings from people worldwide in only the 30-39%

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Gallup Poll Finds Only Republicans Don’t Want a Third Party

According to a new Gallup poll, most Democrats and Independents want a third major political party in the United States. But only 38% of Republicans do.

Republican Democrats

A majority of Democrats want a third major political party to be formed in America. An overwhelming majority of independents do. But only 38% of Republicans do. That’s according to Gallup’s October 26th article "Majority in US Still Say a Third Party Is Needed”. 54% of Democrats do, and 72% of independents do. That 54% among Democrats is the

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Polls: US Is ‘The Greatest Threat To Peace In The World Today’

Perhaps people around the world are noticing that, at least since 2001, the US is wrecking one country after another: Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and Ukraine. Which is next? Maybe Iran? Maybe Russia? Maybe Venezuela? Who knows?

Marines fast-rope out of an SH-60 Seahawk during an exercise on the USS Bataan at sea, March 29, 2017. (Marine Corps/Brianna Gaudi)

It has happened again: yet another international poll finds that the US is viewed by peoples around the world to be the biggest threat to world peace. But, to start, let’s summarize the first-ever poll that had been done on this, back in 2013, which was the only prior poll on this entire issue, and it was the best-performed such poll: «An

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Poll Shows Americans Most Common Reactions To Hillary Clinton: “Dishonest, Liar, And Dislike Her”

7% of Americans use even stronger words in a similar negative vein, including “criminal,” “crooked” and “thief.”

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally at Texas Southern University Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

In a new poll conducted by Gallup, when asked what comes to their mind when they think of Hillary Clinton, the most common unprompted responses are "dishonest", "liar" or "dislike her." Results for this Gallup poll are based on telephone interviews conducted Feb. 13-14, 2016, on the Gallup U.S. Daily survey, with a random sample of 1,014

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Poll: Support For Tea Party Drops To Record Low

Only 17% of Americans say they consider themselves Tea Party supporters.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans' support for the Tea Party has dropped to its lowest level since the movement emerged on the national political scene prior to the 2010 midterm elections. Seventeen percent of Americans now consider themselves Tea Party supporters, and a record 54% say they are neither supporters nor opponents. The Tea Party

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