How Far Has The U.S. Fallen? America Leads The World In These 36 Shocking Categories…
By Michael Snyder
July 4th, 2013
The 4th of July is a great time to celebrate our independence from Great Britain and to remember all of the sacrifices that our forefathers made to make this country great. But is America still great today? Have we squandered our inheritance? Have we wrecked the great nation that previous generations handed down to us? Those may sound like harsh questions, but the truth is that most Americans know that the United States is in decline. In fact, a recent Rasmussen survey found that 49 percent of all Americans believe that the best days of America are in the past and only 35 percent believe that the best days of America are in the future. Those are staggering numbers, and they are an indication that we need to take a good, long look at ourselves in the mirror. Did we lose our way somehow? If so, can we find our way back to where we were before? We are a nation which is in trouble physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually and financially. Our house is crumbling and our foundations are rotting away. We are in desperate need of national renewal. The following are 36 embarrassing categories in which America leads the world…
#1 Of all the major industrialized nations, America is the most obese. Mexico is #2. Back in 1962, only 13 percent of all Americans were obese. Today, approximately 36 percent of all Americans are obese.