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[*] Post 465508 posted on 19-10-2012 at 16:10 Reply With Quote
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* 15 per cent of Ohio Republicans believe Mitt Romney deserves more credit than Barack Obama for killing Osama bin Laden

* 41 per cent of Americans believe China is the world's leading economic power, according to a 2012 Pew poll

* 73 per cent of Americans could not identify communism as America's main concern during the Cold War,

* 9 per cent of Americans frequently worry about becoming victims of terrorism, according to a 2011 AP-GfK poll

* Nearly 25 per cent of Americans don't know that the United States declared its independence from Great Britain, according to a 2011 Marist poll.

* 71 per cent of Americans believe Iran already has nuclear weapons,

* The average American thinks that the United States spends 27 per cent of the federal budget on foreign aid,

* 33 per cent of Americans believed Saddam Hussein was personally involved in 9/11 as late as 2007

* 88 per cent of young Americans couldn't find Afghanistan on a map, 75 per cent couldn't locate Iran or Israel, and 63 per cent couldn't identify Iraq,



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[*] Post 465516 posted on 19-10-2012 at 17:33 Reply With Quote


Sounds about right to me.
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