The more you read the news today the more likely you are to get really mad. The world is becoming an incredibly crazy place, and at times the amount of bad news that is coming out can seem almost overwhelming.
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Everywhere you look, the poor are being oppressed, our politicians are making stupid decisions and evil is on the march.
The America that so many of us grew up deeply loving is literally being ripped to shreds in a thousand different ways. Unfortunately, those in power have not had any real answers for us in decades. The Democrats don’t have any real answers, the Republicans don’t have any real answers and the Federal Reserve sure as heck does not have any real answers.
In fact, it seems like almost everything that our leaders actually do “accomplish” only makes things worse. The vast majority of Americans are quite busy being entertained by “bread and circuses”, but meanwhile our country is literally falling apart.
Since the Federal Reserve was created in 1913, the U.S. dollar has declined in value by over 95 per cent
The U.S. government currently owes China 895 billion dollars and we are constantly sending government officials over there to beg them to lend us even more money
The President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Dennis Lockhart, says that the Federal Reserve is not responsible for the rising cost of living....
'The Fed, like every other central bank, is powerless to prevent fluctuations in the cost of living and increases of individual prices. We do not produce oil. Nor do we grow food or provide health care. We cannot prevent the next oil shock, or drought, or a strike somewhere --events that cause prices of certain goods to rise and change your cost of living.'
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
The price of food is going up, the price of gasoline is going up, but home values continue to go down
In Osceola County, Florida 66.5% of all home mortgages are underwater. In Clark Country, Nevada 71.1% of all home mortgages are underwater
There are approximately 28 million Americans that would like full-time jobs but that don't have full-time jobs
In a recent interview, Donald Rumsfeld said that he takes 'great pride in the structures that the Bush administration put in place that this Obama administration criticised and ran against and now have retained: military commissions and indefinite detention and (the prison at) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.'
Source: USA Today
The number of net jobs gained by the U.S. economy during this past decade was less than during any other decade since World War 2
The Obama administration and the Federal Reserve are both declaring that the U.S. economy is in recovery mode, and yet an all-time record of 43.6 million Americans were on food stamps during the month of November
According to a report published in The American Journal of Medicine, medical bills are a major factor in more than 60 per cent of the personal bankruptcies in the United States
In Houston, Texas a couple named Bobby and Amanda Herring that had been feeding homeless people for over a year has been banned by the city from doing so
A study by the World Institute for Development Economics Research found that the bottom half of the world population owns approximately 1 per cent of all global wealth
During Barack Obama's first two years in office, the U.S. government added more to the U.S. national debt than the first 100 U.S. Congresses combined
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