According to a Gallup poll, 49% of Americans believe the federal government has become so large and powerful that it poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens. This number has been steadily increasing since 2003, when Gallup first started asking the question:
You’d think that, if half of America recognizes their danger, there would be a revolution. But, no. That revolution would require Americans to actually risk their entitlements and faux rights. If they won’t risk that, they certainly aren’t about to risk their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor!