Many other pages on this site contain opinions, hypotheses, and conclusions.This page is just a collection of over 50 American statistics and facts. The main bias inherent on this page, is that these stats were mostly selected because they make America look bad.But no grizzly bears have been seen there since 1922.The United States has more government debt per capita than Greece, Portugal, Italy, Ireland or Spain.One in four children in America grow up without learning how to read.85% of the juveniles who face trial in the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, and more than 60% of all American prison inmates are functionally illiterate There are only three countries that don’t give new mothers any paid time off work.In the USA, an average of US,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. Americans account for 19 percent of global energy consumption (with less than 5% of the world’s population). America is the most expensive place on earth to have a baby.
In fact it was while looking into NZ heath stats that I decided to post this page.I hope things turn around, but it needs to be fast, and I figure exposing some of the bollocks might help that.As pretty much everything on this page is negative apart from the picture of wonder woman in her hot pants, I’ll kick things off on a more positive note with a few of my favourite American achievements: Awesome movies like “The Matrix” (1999) and “Flying High” (1980) Life changing books like “Catch 22” (1953) and “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” (1974) Brilliant albums like “LA Woman” (1971) and “Nevermind” (1991) Styling cars like the Corvette Stingray (1968) and the Plymouth Hemi Cuda (1971) Cutting edge bicycles like the Specialized Stumpjumper (1981) and the Merlin Titanium (1993) I didn’t really start out intending to make this point, but after listing a few of my favourite things, I then added dates and realised they are all from last century…There are more car thefts in the United States than anywhere else in the world by far There are more school shootings in America than anywhere else in the world.The United States leads the world in credit card fraud.
Nobody in the world gets more plastic surgery done than Americans do.