In 1893 an amendment was proposed to rename the US to the United States of Earth.
1 in every 100 American adults are in prison, and that the U.S has more people in prison than China. 40% of which are black, despite black people comprising only 12.5% of the population. If you are a black man born in 1991, there is roughly a one in three chance you will go to jail at some point in your life.
A German citizen was arrested by the CIA, taken in secret to Afghanistan, tortured, sodomized, and held captive for 5 months. His lawsuit against the U.S./CIA was dismissed to “preserve state secrets”.
40% of Americans never moved away from the town they were born in.
In most of the United States you can be fired from your job for basically no reason and have no legal recourse.
US taxpayers paid more to Israeli defense budget than Israelis.
Most American adults will never develop past stages 4-6 on Loevinger’s 9-stage developmental scale. Below the seventh stage, most can’t even grasp the existence stages of development beyond their own. Less than 1% of the population will ever reach the 9th, or “Integrated” stage.
40% of Americans think that humans and dinosaurs lived at the same time.
The current flag of the USA was designed by a 17 year old for a school project. He received a B-.
Carbon Monoxide is used in the USA to make meat appear fresher. This practice is banned in Canada, Japan, Singapore, and the European Union.