45%of non-Muslim American know a Muslim (ignorance breeds fear and insecurity, but familiarity breeds knowledge and confidence).
63% of public grade- school teachers say they buy food for hungry students every month ....this is criminal in the any country but more so in the richest country , that United States claim to be, but wait....24 university presidents earn more than $1 million a year, this is up from 0 of them in 2002. 46% of public schools are to be closed before the next school year begins in Kansas City, Missouri. 40% of U.S. public schools serve neither fresh fruits or raw vegetables daily but, 97% of them have vending machines.
60% of all jobs lost during the recession are due to cuts from small businesses.....men who are unemployed watch 74 minutes more TV each day but performs -3 minutes in child care, but during recession years the average bust of a Playboy Playmate is larger by 3%.
400,000 Americans pay for DNA tests each year to determine their child's paternity and 18% 0f American men between the age of 18 to 29 believe that standing up during sex is an effective form of contraception.......India's health minister says 80% of population growth "can be reduced though TV", because watchers "fall asleep".
79% of obese Americans say they respond to weight discrimination by eating more....
23% of Republicans, in a January survey believed that their state should secede from the Union and 24% of them said that President Obama "wants terrorists to win" However defense spending will rise next year by $30,569,000,000. Obama calls this a "spending freeze" and the number of drone attacks in Pakistan has gone up to 78, since Obama's inauguration, while there were only 45 during the entire Bush tenure....that's wanting terrorists to win?
Health-care spending in the United States that is private is 54%, as opposed to 75% in India and 59% in China.
23% of U.S. seniors favor legalising marijuana for private use but 69% favor legislating it for medical use.
Over 16% of U.S. household is multigenerational and the number of homeless people in the U.S. is 5 per 1,000 residents ( in France it is 2 per 1,000).
Finally, it is estimated that the cost to locate, process, and deport all illegal immigrants in the United States is $285,000,000,000, according to study done by the Center for American Progress (Washington). This does not include the labor shotages in the kitchens of restaurants, the fields of fruits and vegetables, the sweat-shops and the nannies of the rich and famous......the under-paid, the over-worked, the overly exploited and vilified and the billions of dollars they pay into social security but from which they are excluded.
1. Harper's Index......March, May, June 2010