Ranking America

21 Oct

Interesting Site – RankingAmerica  Some funny, some sad, some surprising

A few choice bits.  The US ranks …

14th in government debt

36th in public debt

34th in child poverty (in the bad way)

2nd in extinct birds

39th in income inequality (in the bad way)

17th in credit worthiness

47th in infant survival

2nd in out of pocket health expenses

1st in oil consumption

148th in gasoline prices

30th in per capita hospital beds

and one of the saddest statistics, #1 incarceration rate

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Posted by on October 21, 2012 in Economy, Environment, Health


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