Hey America, Look at what we have become . . .

Hey America, Look at what we have become . . .
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The following are 18 statistics that prove that America has become an “idiocracy”…



#1) One recent survey found that 74 percent of Americans don’t even know how many amendments are in the Bill of Rights.

#2) An earlier survey discovered that 37 percent of Americans cannot name a single right protected by the First Amendment.

#3) Shockingly, only 26 percent of Americans can name all three branches of government.

#4) During the 2016 election, more than 40 percent of Americans did not know who was running for vice-president from either of the major parties.

#5) North Carolina is considering passing a law which would “mean only scores lower than 39 percent would qualify for an F grade” in North Carolina public schools.

#6) 30 years ago, the United States awarded more high school diplomas than anyone in the world. Today, we have fallen to 36th place.

#7) According to the Pentagon, 71 percent of our young adults are ineligible to serve in the U.S. military because they are either too dumb, too fat or have a criminal background.

#8) For the very first time, Americans are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than they are in a car accident.

#9) One study discovered that one-third of all American teenagers haven’t read a single book in the past year.

#10) A recent survey found that 45 percent of U.S. teenagers are online “almost constantly”.

#11) Today, the average American spends 86 hours a month using a smartphone.

#12) Overall, the average U.S. adult “logs 6 hours, 43 minutes of total screen time daily”.

#13) In more than half of all U.S. states, the highest paid public employee in the state is a football coach.

#14) During one seven day period last summer, a total of 16,000 official complaints about human feces were submitted to the city of San Francisco. And apparently the problem is very real because one investigation found 300 piles of human feces on the streets of downtown San Francisco.

#15) Every 24 hours, more than a third of all Americans eat fast food.

#16) Less than half of all Americans know which country used atomic bombs at the end of World War II.

#17) Even though we fought a war in Iraq for eight long years, 6 out of 10 young adults cannot find Iraq on a map of the Middle East. And that same survey found that 75 percent of our young adults cannot locate Israel.

#18) Today, the average college freshman in the United States reads at a 7th grade level.

 

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  • This commment is unpublished.
    · 4 months ago
    Authored by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Zero Hedge, Fri, 03/22/2019 - 16:24. Give credit where credit is due.
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    Reginald Fischer · 4 months ago
    Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen...
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    Carl Goldsworthy · 4 months ago
    The unelected rich elite dictatorship is world wide.
    This is what the UK has been sucked into. Remember that all EU civil servants have immunity from prosecution for LIFE. All EU buildings have diplomatic immunity - no police allowed.
    https://www.infowars.com/the-eu-a-powerhouse-pedophile-hierarchy/
    The EU: A Powerhouse Pedophile Hierarchy
    Unelected bureaucracy serves to protect child sex rings involving members
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      Carl Goldsworthy · 4 months ago
      It occurs to me that the EU empire has a very similarly organisation to the Cathoilc church.
      The self appointed lifetime tenured priests.
      The immunity to all laws of any country.
      The private property - outside the law of land.
      Sex abuse, child abuse by men....

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    Gifford Rodine · 4 months ago
    I performed engineering college graduate recruiting/evaluation for 2 different employers over a 30 year period. I did notice college engineering graduates some of which had definitely reduced critical thinking skill sets as time progressed. Some of these new engineering employees did improve in critical thinking as they were exposed to the harsh reality of a engineering screw up failure as they worked on correcting it. Some never made it. The "never made it" percentage increased over time.
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    Charles g Hawley · 4 months ago
    Well said Grim, well said Carl. Chip from Tennessee
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    Carl Goldsworthy · 4 months ago
    We must all chant "Four legs good, two legs bad".
    Or have we reached the stage of "Four legs good, two legs better" ? With Modern Monetary Theory - we have reached it.
    This repeats the oldest lie in history - printing money to pay my own wages wont damage the economy.....
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_Monetary_Theory
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    Grim · 4 months ago
    Stupid sheep are easier to both control and kill and the *powers that be* know it.