Americans are far better off than they were a generation ago, but the last few years haven’t been very good.
Nearly 10% of all African American men ages 25 to 29 are in prison. The U.S has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world. Over 2 million people are currently behind bars in the U.S..
Have you seen the state of public schools in Baltimore, D.C., Cleveland, Philadelphia, New York or even inner-city Lincoln, Nebraska?
The U.S. infant mortality rate ranks down there with Croatia and Cuba.
Each month Americans roll an average of $10,000 in credit card debt at 17% interest.
The U.S. National Debt is over $8 trillion dollars.
40 million Americans have no health insurance whatsoever.
2,691 U.S. Dead in Iraq
20,000 U.S. Wounded in Iraq
George Bush is advocating changes to the Geneva Convention Article on torture.
It is time someone looked beyond the contorted, contrived numbers, like the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index, or U.S. Census Bureau figures. This nation is teetering on the brink of a precipice that politicians and bureaucrats refuse to acknowledge. When reality does catch up with the United States the repercussions will impact the entire global economy, i.e. world population, for decades.
It should be no surprise to anyone that other nations are calling the U.S. president the devil.
Some Links To Sources:
Iraq War Casualities