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  • Americas Facts

    – 48% of us are living in poverty.

    – 57% of our nations children are living in low income households.

    – 40 Weeks – What it takes the average worker to get back to work after becoming unemployed.

    – The six heirs of Sam Walton (Wal-Mart) have a combined net worth roughly equal to the bottom 30% of all Americans.

    – 37% – Percentage of households under the age of 35 that have a net worth (savings/cash on hand) of 0%.

    – 49% of American families receive some sort of government assistance.

    – 15 days – Roughly the amount of time that Bill Gates could cover the U.S. budget deficit if he donated his entire fortune to it.

    – The current national debt has catapulted to $18 trillion dollars. That equates to $56,957 per US citizen.

    – 440,000 years – Approximately how long it’d take to pay back the national debt if we started now at $1/second, $60/minute, $3600/hour or $86,400/day.

    – We have the highest incarceration rate and largest total prison population. Although the U.S. makes up a mere 5% of total global population, we house 25% of the worlds prisoners.

    – America (not shockingly) has the largest obese population in the world.

    – The average American drinks more than 600 sodas per year.

    – 28 hours – The average amount of time citizens spend watching TV per week.

    – Americans take more prescription drugs than anyone else in the world.

  • Americas Possibilities

    – Prosperity starts with refusing to take part in poverty.

    – It’s our duty to teach our children that income is a bad outcome.

    – Employment is a failed idealism of the lie that is capitalism. We have to stop exchanging our prosperity for products.

    – We empower ideas of wealth by dividing that which we already own. Collectively, everything is everyone’s.

    – What are we saving for? The Earth provides everything and everyone we’ll ever need.

    – The American people provide 100% of the resources for the government.

    – Today! – The day we need to start thinking for ourselves and working towards solving the crisis that this paradigm is facing.

    – The current national debt is legal fiction! Educate yourself on currency and the creators of the mighty dollar. It’s a fallacy!

    – 4.54 Billion Years – How old the Earth is, yet mankind in a matter of a few hundred years has devastated this beautiful EDEN and increased the possibility for humanities extinction. 

    – Crime is a response to the separation of wealth in the world. Every brother and sister around this world is created equally wealthy with an opportunity at life. Wealth needs redefined.

    – America (not shockingly) has the largest obese population in the world.

    – Aspartame. Because diet soda means less poison. Right?

    – 24 hours – The complete time we have to make a difference we want to see in the world everyday!

    – Earthlings that put their trust in a system of dollars should not be shocked when they realize one day, “You can’t eat money!”

Sources
50 Facts About the U.S. Economy That Will Shock You.
40 Embarassing Truths About America