11 Facts About The US Today

The Economic Collapse
March 20, 2012

1. Today, 66 percent of all Americans are considered to be overweight. And the average supermarket in the United States wastes about 3,000 pounds of food each year.

2. Approximately 48 percent of all Americans are currently either considered to be “low income” or are living in poverty.

3. More people have been diagnosed with mental disorders in the United States than in any other nation on earth.

4. The average U.S. citizen drinks the equivalent of more than 600 sodaseach year.

5. Today a majority of all Americans support the legalization of marijuana.

6. Today, approximately 25 million American adults are living with their parents.

7. In 2011, our trade deficit with China was more than 49,000 times largerthan it was back in 1985.

8. One out of every seven Americans has at least 10 credit cards. 46 million Americans are on food stamps. One out of every four children is on food stamps.

9. The United States puts a higher percentage of its population in prison than any other nation on earth does.

10. There are more unemployed workers in the United States than there are people living in the entire nation of Greece.

11. The median price of a home in the city of Detroit is now about $6000.

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