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Only 21% Say U.S. Government Has Consent of the Governed
Posted By admin On February 21, 2010 @ 11:20 am In Old Infowars Posts Style,Washington Politics | Comments Disabled
February 21, 2010
The founding document of the United States, the Declaration of Independence, states that governments derive “their just powers from the consent of the governed.” Today, however, just 21% of voters nationwide believe that the federal government enjoys the consent of the governed.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 61% disagree and say the government does not have the necessary consent. Eighteen percent (18%) of voters are not sure.
However, 63% of the Political Class think the government has the consent of the governed, but only six percent (6%) of those with Mainstream views agree.
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