By Adam Dick

On March 8, President Joe Biden declared, in a speech announcing a ban on imports of Russian oil and gas, that these and other actions taken by the United States government “to inflict further pain on [Russia President Vladimir Putin]” would “cost us as well, in the United States.”

Since then, the US government’s economic sanctions on Russia – as well as spending, military training, intelligence sharing, and weapons transfers to attack the Russian military – have increased as the economic conditions in America have declined. Some of that economic decline is a result of the actions against Russia, as Biden suggested would be the case. Other parts of the decline have other causes.

New poling results from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research indicate that Americans are increasingly wary of incurring economic costs in America due to efforts to inflict pain on Putin or, as the poll puts it, “sanctioning Russia.” In fact, despite the nonstop hate Russia propaganda in the big money media, the polling indicates the majority of Americans are now opposed to harming the American economy to advance the anti-Russia crusade that Biden and most US Congress members have been pushing.

Support among polled individual for “sanctioning Russia as effectively as possible, even if it damages the US economy” dropped from 55 percent on March 22 to 51 percent on April 22 to 45 percent on May 22. Meanwhile, support for the contrary position of “limiting damage to the US economy, even if it means sanctions on Russia are less effective” rose each month from 42 percent to 45 percent to 51 percent.

Americans seem to be increasingly viewing fighting Russia as not worth the cost Biden mentioned in his March 8 speech. Will many politicians in Washington, DC soon come around as well?

More about the poll results may be read here in a Tuesday Associated Press article by Nomaan Merchant and Hannah Fingerhut.

SOURCEAnti War

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11 COMMENTS

  1. Americans are “increasingly wary” of getting into a catastrophic war with Russia, but they can be easily brought on board with another Israeli false-flag event, this time blamed on Russia. Just ask yourself, how many Americans thought it was a good idea to invade Afghanistan in August of 2001? By the end of September, 80% of them were all for the invasion. That was the pretext for all the US wars of this century, all wars of aggression, all totally illegal.

    • Netanyahu bragged in 1990, “America is a golden calf, that we will suck dry, chop up, and sell off piece by piece until there is nothing left but the world’s biggest welfare state that we will create and control.” Here we are, $30 trillion in debt and our infrastructure in shambles. The only way out of this is nuclear war with Russia that will totally reshuffle the deck.

  2. Kissinger is nibbling at the solution! Ukraine has to be taken apart, just like what was done to Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia! Ukraine is the THORN, in the Eye of Europe! Peace will be achieved only if that will happen! Get with it, ASAP!!

    • No empire has lasted more than 250 years. The United States is 246 years old. We dont have to worry about some foreign power subduing us, our own government already has. But they have to get the guns first and their attempts are in the works.

  3. “….support for the contrary position ….. rose each month from 42 percent to 45 percent to 51 percent……” and for november will be 85 percent, so that means Dems will lose both chambers.

    • For another idiots called republicans? Bubonic plague against cholera? Change your mindset and start seeing further then this mirror crappy establishment. Hello it is time to wake up from American dreams.

    • No matter where in the world you are, never can’t choose between bad or good , just between bad or worse…

    • The Great Awakening? That’s what VT has been encouraging for years. But, American citizens rely on Facebook and MSM for information while suppressing their most noble instincts. Does anyone believe that zionist stooge Zuckerface would ever allow or encourage such an Awakening? And the MSM is beyond pathetic just reading press releases from unnamed government “sources”. Don’t hold your breath waiting for change or waste it trying to convince others. Our karmic train is a runaway locomotive. The best we can do is live honestly and work for peace. A monumental task indeed.