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Is the US Becoming a Police State?

Is the US Becoming a Police State?

April 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Militarized police, sophisticated surveillance, and normal citizens with little say in what goes on. The US has all the trappings of an all-powerful police state. The following infographic looks at whether the United States is becoming a police state or not.

Food Stamp and SNAP Facts – Politicians are Lying

Food Stamp and SNAP Facts – Politicians are Lying

November 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Politicians are lying to you. Food stamps are not evil. They nourish the nation. Hunger exists in American. Although it may be hard to imagine, given that we live in such a prosperous nation, there are many Americans who are suffering from hunger. According to Feeding America, one in six Americans do not have adequate access to food. This statistic includes 17 million children.

Healthcare.gov is Fundamentally Flawed

Healthcare.gov is Fundamentally Flawed

November 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

More than one month after Healthcare.gov was launched, trouble has plagued the website, as the high volume of visitors exposed many of the website’s capacity and software issues. Check out why the website failed to meet people’s expectations in the infographic below.

How Social Media is Being Used by the Government

How Social Media is Being Used by the Government

November 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The staff at MPA Degree.org has created a shocking visualization into how the government uses social media. It’s not quite what you think. For example, the government is using social media to diffuse riots, forecasting elections, disaster preparedness, earthquake detection and notification, creating a social city, emergency response and more.

The All-Powerful Federal Reserve

The All-Powerful Federal Reserve

October 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The Federal Reserve is the largest player in the world’s largest economy. It’s a behemoth more powerful than Congress that affects us all. And it’s on a runaway train – they could issue money to bail out banks without anyone realizing it. Read more on the dangers of an all-powerful federal reserve from this infographic.

California is Doomed!

California is Doomed!

May 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Problems run amok at all levels in the government – local, state, and federal. Years of outrageous healthcare benefits, pensions and salaries have made municipalities so broke that they cannot afford to pay for police, firefighters or even garbage collectors. It’s been voted the worst state to do business by CEOs for 7 years now. It is evident, California is doomed.

Five Things the Government Has Done Right

Five Things the Government Has Done Right

April 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The idea that the American government can’t do anything right has become pervasive. However, sometimes they can get things right and actually improve our lives. Check out the infographic below presented by bestsocialworkprograms.com to learn about five things the government has actually done right.

Five Ways Americans are Bullied by the Government

Five Ways Americans are Bullied by the Government

February 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Are we being bullied by the government? From controlling the internet to armed drones, it sure looks like the government might be trying to control us. This infographic from Top Criminal Justice Schools takes a look at five ways the government bullies Americans.

Are The Feds Preparing For Civil War?

Are The Feds Preparing For Civil War?

November 6, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Is the government preparing to put down widespread civil strife or uprising? After four years of economic woe, and an all-time low approval rating for congress, many Americans are asking this question. With a government that’s seemingly out of control, conspiracy theories are popping up about what’s “really” going on – and there’s more truth to these theories than you might think. Get the facts in the following infographic by Criminal Justice Major Degrees before it’s too late and see what you should be concerned about.

Taxes on Americas Favorite Beverage: Soda

Taxes on Americas Favorite Beverage: Soda

March 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The concept of a soda tax (which is an additional tax) is very controversial in America and it’s an issue that has yet to be resolved say John Block, MD, of Harvard Medical School, commenting on whether states should increase taxes on soda in order to reduce obesity. But is this the real reason behind this tax? The following infographic published by Turbo Tax explores the issue.

America’s Health Care Diagnosis

America’s Health Care Diagnosis

March 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

With the introduction of Obamacare, America’s health care system has become more complex. Medical Billing’s new infographic takes a look at some of the details surrounding the controversial change in health care policies, while poking fun at the public’s increasing disinterest in the topic.

A Technical Examination of SOPA and PIPA

A Technical Examination of SOPA and PIPA

January 20, 2012 | By

Unless you’ve been hiding out in a cave or on a very extended vacation, you’ve no doubt heard about two bills that are circulating congress – SOPA (short for “Stop Online Piracy Act”) and PIPA (short for “Protect IP Act”) and all the controversy surrounding them. What you may not understand is exactly what these bills stand for and how they might impact the Internet as we know it today. This infographic published by Lumin Consulting explains SOPA and PIPA in a very simplistic way.

SOPA: The Internet Blacklist Bill

SOPA: The Internet Blacklist Bill

January 18, 2012 | By

SOPA is a new bill introduced in congress that will allow the U.S government power to block certain sites and links from internet users in the States. This infographic from AmericanCensorship shows how this bill can affect the privacy of internet users in the U.S and how it crosses the boundaries of censorship.

Teaching To The Test

Teaching To The Test

December 20, 2011 | By

The controversy surrounding No Child Left Behind and standardized testing may only be proving to be more and more inefficient. The new infographic by Best Masters in Education shows us where we are putting undo pressure and where we are no longer focusing.