Oops, We’re Not So Exceptional – 10 Disturbing Facts About America

Posted: May 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

Is The United States of America really “exceptional,” or are there several exceptions to the rule?

Andrew Pontbriand

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Over the past few months we have heard a lot about the so called “exceptionalism” of America, by people such as the make-pretend President, Barack Obama. However, the average person is blissfully unaware about the 10 facts below, which may be part of the reason these 10 facts are true! – Buckle up!

  1. With only 5% of the world’s population, the U.S. has 25% of the world’sprison population – that makes us the world’s largest holder of inmates. – A cell within a cell.
  2. 1 in every 15 African American men and 1 in every 36 Hispanic men areincarcerated in comparison to 1 in every 106 white men. – Oops, Looks like the 14th Amendment was about enslaving everyone!
  3. Out of the 313 Million Americans living here in America, 47 Million of them are on Food Stamps. – Richest Nation in the World?
  4. The United States has the Worlds largest teen pregnancy rate, at 22%. 8% Higher than New Zealand with 14%, coming in at number 2. – ‘Jersey Shore’and ‘Teen Mom‘ have done their job!
  5. The United States ranks 17th in overall education, behind countries such as South Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong SAR. – Common Core says – 2+2 = MILEY CYRUS TWERKING!
  6. The United States is ranked #1, in highest drug use. – Thanks Taliban, we’ll take those crops…
  7. The United States has more laws on the books than any other country in the world. – Still think we’re the most free? – We The people…
  8. The United States ranks 32nd in the world when it comes to “Freedom of the Press“. – Remember the 1st Amendment? – I wonder why my website is called “The Resistance Journals“?
  9. The United States is 37th in average life expectancy. – We’re just dying to get out!
  10. In the United States, the average person watches 19 hours of television per week. (6th highest) – I think this info is generous, and is probably a lot higher.

The list of amazing facts goes on and on, and I just jotted down 10, out of possibly 100 that would shock you to your core. Exceptional? Well – That is for you to decide!

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Comments
  1. Darkwing says:

    The US of A spends more money on defense then the next 25 countries combined. This should be number ONE.

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