US Facts

"50 Facts That Should Change the USA"
bookcoverWhen Bush cut taxes for the rich in 2004, the family that owns Wal-Mart increased their wealth by $91,500 per hour

2.9 million Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens

Over twice as many Americans claim to go to church as actually do

65 percent of American adults are overweight, 30 percent are obese, and these proportions are growing

More than 37 million Americans, or one in eight of the population, live below the official poverty guidelines.

In 1983, 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the United States. Today, it's down to six.