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Gallup Poll Finds 50 Percent of Americans says they’re Financially Worse off now than Last Year

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Ridgewood NJ, President Biden claimed in his State of the Union speech the U.S. economy has emerged from the pandemic “stronger than when we entered it.”

Too bad voters aren’t buying it. A new Gallup poll finds 50 percent of Americans says they’re financially worse off now than last year. That’s the highest percentage since the Great Recession of 2008.

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Democrats Are Still Far More Panic Stricken Than Republicans Over COVID

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Ridgewood NJ, a full 18 months after the COVID crisis began, a big chunk of Americans still dramatically overestimate the risks of COVID. In a new Gallup poll, more than one third said the risk of being hospitalized if you’re not vaccinated is at least 50%. The actual number is between one and five percent!

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56% Americans Say they Are Better Off Now than 4 years Ago

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Ridgewood NJ,  Gallup poll taken Sept. 14-28, more than 1,000 Americans were asked “to compare your situation today with what it was four years ago. Are you better off than you were four years ago or not?” Even after 7 months of COVID19 lock downs a whopping 56% said they are better off. Just under a third (32%) said they were not.