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Your first url took me to a Buchanan article.
It's funny that our country spends so much energy on American Idol, Britany Spears, and Paris Hilton. How many folks do you knwo that can not balance their check book (or care that it balacnes) but know the status of all the big Hollywood Couples. Maye we could get the problem solved by asking for help from Opra and Dr. Phil!
Though this article source, and link lead you to a Pat Buchanan article, this is the exact article Townhall.com has credited to Ollie North. Hope you can make sense of it.
Photo credit: Thank you, WateryTart!
SHOCKING POLL: A MAJORITY OF AMERICANS CANNOT NAME A SINGLE DEPARTMENT IN THE PRESIDENTS CABINET.
Washington, DC Most Americans are unable to identify even a single department in the United States Cabinet, according to a recent national poll of 800 adults.
Specifically, the survey found that a majority (58%) could not provide any department names whatsoever; 41% could. Only 4% of those surveyed specified at least five of the 19 executive-level departments, a figure comparable to the polls overall margin of error (+/-3.5%).
The same firm that last year revealed an eye-popping 64% of Americans could not name any of the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, has now uncovered a similar lack of knowledge with respect to the Executive Branch of federal government.
These poll numbers would make any high school civics teacher cringe, says Kellyanne Conway, President and CEO of the polling company, inc., in Washington, DC, the firm that conducted the survey.
The differing levels of knowledge according to gender, race and age are astonishing, she continued. An incredible 70% of 18-34 year olds failed to specify a single agency or department,