Sunday, May 26, 2013

The Best?

Day 26: Something you read online. Leave a link and discuss, if you'd like.

Article: U.S. Ranks First in Healthcare Spending - Last in Life Expectancy

I am a pretty typical American - a little bit snobby in that I think our country is the best and a little bit naive to what our problems really are. I spend too much time laughing at how fat Kim Kardashian looks while pregnant.

But I'm starting to read more and learn more about our great nation, and a lot of it is pretty sad.

If you read this article, it compares the U.S. to all other high-income 'peer' countries - Japan, Switzerland, U.K., etc. - and we suck. Big time.

What is causing this?

Big pharma, vaccines, GMOs? That is what this article discusses.

And maybe I'm going even more hippie [insert Brent rolling his eyes], but I tend to believe this article. I have started to think our country isn't as great s we'd like to think...

Food for thought for your Sunday evening!