America has approximately 5% of the world's population . . . but nearly 25% of the world's prisoners.
American has the highest percent of eating and mental disorders.
America has 40% of the world's TOTAL credit card debt . . . more than the next 7 countries combined.
America has the highest corporate tax rate in the world.
America has more drug use (legal and illegal) than any other country.
Per capita, . . . America has one of the highest divorce rates in the world.
More Americans work for the government than in Construction, Farming, Fishing, Forestry, Manufacturing, Mining, and Utilities . . . combined.
America has borrowed, and still owes $15 Trillion to our creditors: Five times more than the government brings in via tax revenue, More debt than ALL of Europe combined, We borrow about 43 cents of every dollar the government spends. Cutting every government program . . . including the military budget . . . the tax revenue collected cannot cover the cost of just the interest of our debt.
Over the past 50 years, the percentage of working age men in America who claim they are "too disabled" to work has gone up five-fold, and thus receive a hand-out from the government every month.
Today's research indicates that HALF OF ALL AMERICANS AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIVES WILL BE ON FOOD STAMPS BEFORE THE AGE OF 20 . . . AND, 90% OF ALL BLACK CHILDREN will be on food stamps at some point in their lives.
This research was done by my good friend, Tim Yoder.