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Americans See Our Broken Government as Our Most Important Problem

Once again Americans see our broken government as the most important problem facing our country. It soared to the top of the list starting with the government shutdown and has remained there ever since. From Gallup:

Most Important Problem Facing the U.S., January 2014

Government dysfunction is seen as the top problem by Republicans, Democrats and Independents.

At some point the country needs to start talking seriously about significant governmental reforms. A Congress with an approval rating in the single digits and a country which views corruption in their government as the biggest hindrance is a very unhealthy dynamic.

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Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is an expert on politics, health care and drug policy. He is also the author of After Legalization and Cobalt Slave, and a Futurist writer at