More Americans See Liberty In Decline. Why?

According to a new Gallup survey, over the past eleven years Americans’ satisfaction with the level of freedom in the country has declined by 16 percent. The US freedom ranking in the world has dropped from 11th to 71st. No other wealthy democracies have experienced such a decline. What’s behind it? The Snowden revelations? Endless wars? Financial system? Our take in today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report:

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.

  • John_Smith001

    Constantly electing authoritarians may have something to do with it.

  • Yul Tel

    A military that takes 60% of our discretionary revenue can’t help.

  • Libertarianski

    I call it the “exponential law effect” which is the State passing laws and the need to pass more laws in order to address the misguided fallout from the original law