Tag: united states

United States is Becoming the World’s Favorite Place for the Rich to Hide Their Money

The United States doesn’t like to be outdone by anyone, except when it comes to education, health care, social programs etc., but other than that we like to be number one. Not to be outdone […]

Ireland refuses to extradite man to US because prison system is too inhumane

The United States, once the world’s beacon of freedom, the safe harbor for the rest of the world, has officially become a prison state where other countries, our allies included, are refusing to extradite their […]

U.S. Seniors head south of the border to find affordable dental care

Mark Bolzern, traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made a pit stop in Las Vegas to pick up a friend and then kept heading […]

Our 4th of July Celebration of the United States with 74 breathtaking color photographs of Americans

This is the second installment of our celebration of an American history not so far removed as some of us may like to believe. These beautiful photographs bring to life the joy and pain, the […]

Delta can’t win for losing after assuming Ghana was full of giraffes

Delta is having rough day on Twitter. After the the USMNT beat Ghana in the World Cup 2-1 someone in their social media department decided they would go all “‘Merica” on everyone and post this […]

Etymology of the word ‘Soccer’ in honor of the World Cup

Most people, myself included, probably weren’t aware of the fact that the term “soccer” is actually of British derivation. Originally the term was likely a shortened version of “Association Football” which was what the first […]

ISS astronauts play soccer in space to kickoff the World Cup

World Cup fever is out of this world (boo pun)! International Space Station Commander Steve Swanson and astronaut Reid Wiseman, both from the United States, and German astronaut Alexander Gerst get their fĂștbol on in […]

The Investment of Fear: Imprisoning Americans for profit

Violent crime in the United States has decreased significantly over the past 30 years while at the same time the prison population in the United States has increased at alarming rates. Of course you never […]

U.S. spends $24 million a year flying a “propaganda plane” around Cuba

When you think about all of the cuts the government has made or wants to make and then you find out about things like this it’s infuriating. For the last six years, the U.S. government […]

America’s Middle Class Ranked 27th in the World

Go anywhere off the coasts of the country and start talking politics and, besides wanting to lobotomize yourself, you will hear over and over again the argument, “yeah, well America is still the best country […]