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Obama is right - Military Shows the Way to Higher Trust

Posted by Robert Hurley on Wednesday, January 25, 2012,
The data from Harris Polls supports President Obama's statement in his State of the Union speech, that if we follow the military's example our government will be more trusted. Over the past 30 years the public's confidence in the military has grown but declined in Congress. The reason? The American public doubts the efficiency and effectiveness of Congress to get the right things done, but they do not doubt the capability of the military to protect the country. When Congress makes lofty promi...

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84% Disapprove of Congress - Loss of Trust

Posted by Robert Hurley on Tuesday, January 17, 2012,
A record 84 percent of Americans say they disapprove of the way the Congress is doing its job compared with just 13 percent who approve of how things are going, according to a Washington Post/ABC News public opinion poll published on Monday.Research has shown that a primary reason for low approval ratings is that most Americans do not think that Congress, as it operates now,  is competent! Trusting a person, organization or institution requires that we think they care capable of delivering. S...
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