A Bit About Today's Third World America ...
This Old Brit did a bit of own trumpet blowing yesterday, albeit in an innocent, light hearted, good natured way.
But everything's different today.
Sure there are still some pictures to see -- but today they're different too.
Earlier on this afternoon, we went were we often go - to look at the Liberal Avenger's latest offering.
We're glad we did; it was well worth the trip. Since thanks to Gordo from Appletree's excellent post we learned a lot today.
We sincerely hope that today, in our own small way, we help both of you to surprise some extra readers.
Perhaps the picture-clues we've posted can rouse enough curiosity to start the ball rolling, so to speak.
Particularly, when partnered with this quick clipped & pasted taster.
... ugly aspects of modern America: a crumbling and inadequate infrastructure, the inadequate response of an uncaring government to Americans in dire need, and a growing population of Americans living in poverty.
In short, the hurricane revealed that the United States is slipping toward Third World status.
And the signs keep coming. The number of homeless Americans now stands at over 750,000, and 90% of our National Guard units are rated “not ready” to respond to a major crisis. The majority of the federal discretionary budget is spend on the military and on the Ministry of Love Department of Homeland Security. The federal debt keeps climbing, raising the threat of a currency crisis:
We wonder who will be more shocked and/or sickened?
Americans or others?