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'It’s been one thing after another': Americans are unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years,
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Posted By: MDConservative, 6/17/2020 11:32:06 AM

Spoiler alert: 2020 has been rough on the American psyche. Folks in the U.S. are more unhappy today than they've been in nearly 50 years. This bold – yet unsurprising – conclusion comes from the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. It finds that just 14% of American adults say they're very happy, down from 31% who said the same in 2018. That year, 23% said they'd often or sometimes felt isolated in recent weeks. Now, 50% say that. The survey, conducted in late May, draws on nearly a half-century of research...

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THIS is what this series of "crises" is designed to do...to unsettle people, to diminish their "happiness" and to essentially induce Trump Fatigue in the population. Isolate and bombard with bad news propaganda. Remember how you felt when Clinton left the White House...well, that's the idea. More crises are on the runway to support Mission:Trump.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hotcorner 6/17/2020 11:36:17 AM (No. 447503)
The incidents confronting us today are pre-planned to defeat you and send the country into a commie fascist revolution. Don't buy it. Democrats are very unhappy people all of the time.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Quigley 6/17/2020 11:36:26 AM (No. 447504)
Do you blame the current administration, who has dealt with it in a rational, efficient, and proactive manner; or the dims and the media who have tried to profit off of the crises and tried to create a drama infused atmosphere of confusion about the crises?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Periwinkel 6/17/2020 11:38:29 AM (No. 447507)
Well I wouldn't say I am "the unhappiest" I've ever been with life in general; but I am damn sick and tired of the so-called mainstream media. I have never seen a dumber, less informed, bitchier group of people in my life.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: marbles 6/17/2020 11:38:54 AM (No. 447508)
I wasn't asked. I'm happy. People are as happy as they want to be.
18 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 6/17/2020 11:41:02 AM (No. 447514)
This is what happens when our lives don't matter.
15 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: jimincalif 6/17/2020 11:42:25 AM (No. 447515)
"felt isolated in recent weeks"? Really? Can't imagine that over 90 days into a "15 day lockdown to flatten the curve" that people might feel isolated!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 12:01:52 PM (No. 447532)
I am angry at the violent racists and communist thugs I see getting a pass on TV with almost all politicians and 100% of the media buying into their evil, anti-American lies and political scams. As to the President, and his policies....I am VERY satisfied, couldn't be happier, given the hideous, criminal conspiracy against him by about all of the other members in government.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Highvoltage 6/17/2020 12:20:09 PM (No. 447563)
Well, what are they unhappy with? Chinese Communist who brought the plague, the riots in the streets killing people and destroying property, or that Democrats have selected a failure to be their candidate?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bpl40 6/17/2020 12:23:42 PM (No. 447568)
Look at the score so far - 1. Steele Dossier/ FISA Warrants 2. Russia collusion 3. Mueller witch hunt 4. Whistleblowe/r Ukraine 5 .Impeachment 6. Corona lockdown 7. BLM riots Result? Seven nothing Trump. I am concerned. But have faith that it is going to be all right.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone 6/17/2020 12:33:19 PM (No. 447582)
Today Americans are being blasted with a huge amount of partisan based political propaganda and outright fake news by the so-called mainstream (liberal) media, designed to undermine and transform American society then any of the old Nazi and Soviet Union designed propaganda of the past.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: JimBob 6/17/2020 12:37:37 PM (No. 447585)
Well well, the Media tells us we are Unhappy! It's not like they have been bombarding us non-stop since President Trump was elected, with stories designed to demoralize and divide us. No good news, only bad news. If President Trump were to Walk on Water, the Media would report that "Trump Can't Swim". Of all the parade of intentional disasters- the whole 'Fake Dossier/ObamaGate/Spygate' nonsense (which the Truth is Finally coming out!), countless other lies in the Media..... now the obviously pre-planned and organized riots and looting, all designed to elect a Democ'RAT into the Oval Office. I LOATHE and am DISGUSTED by the MEDIA, but..... I am Happy with my own life, and President Trump is doing a FANTASTIC Job! So...... Leftist Media.... I'm ON TO YOU! You can take a LONG WALK off a SHORT PIER!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/17/2020 12:41:22 PM (No. 447592)
Excuse me for mentioning it, but the poll would have given a different perspective had you only polled Bible-believing Christians.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 12:44:36 PM (No. 447596)
I'm pretty unhappy about everything the AssPress does, and about the violent thugs being catered to, but happy about the President.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 6/17/2020 12:45:48 PM (No. 447598)
Hmmmmm . . . . I seem to recall during the Ovomit years that riots were common, and NO ONE--especially not the president--had the balls to put a stop to it. Plus, illegals were pouring over the border, those with deadly diseases (like Ebola) were WELCOMED into our country, companies were closing down or moving overseas in record numbers, corruption was rampant, and the economy SUCKED! And, according to our "betters," this was "the new normal," so get used to it! To me, THAT was despressing. I suppose with no one teaching history and the media trying to make everything a crises that the results of this survey shouldn't come as a surprise.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: reefdiver 6/17/2020 1:17:58 PM (No. 447635)
Agree with #1, don't think I've ever met a Liberal/Democrat who was not mad about something and always unhappy.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 6/17/2020 2:12:38 PM (No. 447708)
The left, of every stripe, is not happy when they get what they want and not happy when they when they don't. I hear a lot of strong talk, about needing to do something significant about their systematic ruining out nation, it's values and it's foundation. For all the posting about doing something and bellowing on endlessly about taking real, substantial action nothing of serious consequence has been done. The left of every stripe commit treason and sedition every minute of every hour of every day. They threaten President Trump daily. Nothing is done about it. Not by the secret service or anyone else. No one held the hands of the patriots at Lexington and Concord.... And yet, they managed to fire the shot heard round the world and free us from tyranny. No official office or bureaucracy or institution got busy. No permits needed to be applied for or issued. Patriots didn't need permission to take their God given freedoms.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: AlpineLace 6/17/2020 2:13:32 PM (No. 447710)
I am the maddest I have been in 50 years.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 6/17/2020 2:20:22 PM (No. 447715)
It is long, long, long past time that patriots in this country did more than post, blog and rally. You cannot engage in discourse with anti American savages. This country is a powder keg. I hope I live long enough to witness the next Lexington and Concord.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/17/2020 2:39:59 PM (No. 447737)
The apparently unhappiest, put upon have recently had a formal invitation to move to Ghana. Spent some time there myself. I would suggest they take the offer and find out how much BLM in Accra.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: dbdiva 6/17/2020 2:48:46 PM (No. 447757)
Being happy is a choice we make. We have the ability to choose our thoughts. Choose NOT to buy into the "facts" the MSM is trying to sell. When overwhelmed take a vacation from the media. It works; I notice a lift to my spirits when I do that. And I remember that even when things look pretty bleak HE is still on His throne, still in control and well aware of what's going on and working on our behalf. I look forward to seeing what He does knowing that He also has a sense of humor! Why would anyone be unhappy if this is the case?? Dems took God out of their platform so is it any wonder that they have a negative outlook on life? They have no belief system that helps to stabilize their emotions.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: msjena 6/17/2020 3:49:34 PM (No. 447819)
Yes, because of the endless lockdowns, mask mandates, closed churches, job losses. Why don't they do it state by state and compare the ones that are open with the ones that are closed
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Reply 22 - Posted by: udanja99 6/17/2020 7:13:19 PM (No. 448021)
I’m not unhappy. I’m FED UP! Cold anger tsunami coming on November 3.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: or gate 6/17/2020 9:47:38 PM (No. 448115)
Why not the Kooks are changing every thing
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Reply 24 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 6/18/2020 12:27:09 AM (No. 448174)
Some people don't know they are being fed propaganda. It will only get worse before November.
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