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Our #s are better and so is our frame of mind, another standard complaint of Americans via Bros. Judd:

Poll finds Americans are happiest people on the planet


You guys are a bunch of sour-pusses.

...While 56 percent of Americans say things are better than in 2000, the number stands at 57 percent in Britain, 60 percent in Sweden and 63 percent in Ireland.

Still, Americans lead in their optimism parade, with two-thirds — 65 percent — expecting life to get better by 2010.

The number was 58 percent in Ireland, 56 percent in Spain, 55 percent in Britain, 51 percent in Sweden and 47 percent in France. At rock bottom was Germany: Only 23 percent expected some improvement — while 26 percent think things actually are going to get worse.

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