U.S. government spending grew by record amounts in the past four months. President Trump set new records as history’s biggest spending politician. Governors throughout the United States dove to new levels of power–controlling the movements, housing, occupations, business lives, shopping choices, and spending of every non-government resident.
For the first time in history, American governors ordered healthy people quarantined; for months. These governors willingly collapsed their own state economies, supposedly to resist the spread of coronavirus–a disease which kills no more than 4/10ths of 1 percent of those infected by it.
Americans didn’t even muster a warning shot. They submitted and obeyed.
It was not until May 26 that the first spraypaint was seen on a cop car anywhere in the U.S. (and that was in response to the government killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis).
Americans’ growing shame and disgrace is now registered in a new Gallup poll showing that just 42% of adults in the U.S. say they are “extremely proud” and just 21% say they are “very proud” to be an American. Both readings are the lowest they have been since Gallup’s initial measurement in 2001. A record 9% indicate they are “not at all proud.”
As government power, control and authority has grown to record levels, American pride has dropped to a new record low in six consecutive years.