Skip to comments.Doomsday Survey: 51% of Americans Believe a Financial Collapse Is Imminent
Posted on 03/13/2012 1:40:59 PM PDT by Kartographer
A recent survey of 1,007 nationally representative Americans ages 18 and over suggests that most of us believe a doomsday scenario of some kind will occur in the next twenty five years.
With three million preppers in the U.S. getting ready for widespread disaster, gun sales sky rocketing, and retail precious metals purchases at unprecedented levels, the results of the survey performed by Kelton Research on behalf of National Geographic shouldnt be surprising.
Among other things, the survey asked respondents to choose which natural or man-made doomsday scenarios they believed are most likely to happen in the United States.
The result suggest that Americans are more aware of the dangers facing our fragile society today than ever before.
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In response to this, in order to alleviate the job and economic situation, the government will continue to raise taxes, fines and fees, keep the borders open, make you pay for their medical care, housing, food stamps, social services and legally welcome in 1,000,000 more people per year from Muslim countries, and play global policeman, going into one country to another while looting the American treasure at home.
We got plenty of money and best printing presses that money can buy. What possible could go wrong?
I’m still in, but for several years now I’ve gone from an investor to a combination investor/trader.
I went to an Oregon Geology and Mineral (state agency) sponsored Big earthquake prep rally this last weekend.
Monday I sold the stock and then last night the power went out. I was expecting to make my coffee from genrator power this morning but power came back after 7hrs.
It amazes me that some very smart people can’t see and very bad consequences from that policy and feel it will all just work out in the end.
We’ve already had many significant earthquakes and many significant hurricanes. That we will have some more is 100% probability. While really bad, those tend to be relatively localized. The undamaged rest of the country can pitch in to help.
We’ve already had a significant terrorist attack. The really bad future one would be multiple dirty bombs that would render a lot of cities uninhabitable.
A financial collapse would hit everyone.
Most popular Republican answers:
Global thermonuclear war
Most popular Democrat answers:
2008 financial collapse was no accident
That’s what is happening right now.
Saddam Hussein tried to set up a system to sell Iraqi oil for gold.
Look what happened to him.
Qaddafi tried to set up a system to sell their oil for gold.
Look what happened to him.
Iran now is selling it’s oil for gold.
What do you think is gonna happen to them?
This whole deal ain’t about nukes...
Well then obviously what we should do, is eliminate more American jobs and send more industry to a massive communist nation which is now becoming a ever-stronger rival nuclear superpower.
Sure. That should help.
Heh - poll was pre Palin. Maybe we should do it again.
I never thought of that “oil for gold” angle, but it makes perfect sense, the Fed misusing military power to keep the dollar propped up.