Our political leaders have been saying for decades that we need to decrease our dependence on oil. Not much is done and we don't promote alternative sources of energy, and yet we are more dependent on foreign oil than ever before ... Who could have known?
Our planet is more crowded than ever and billions are starving and lacking basic resources. We give tax breaks to large families and discourage family planning overseas, and yet the population continues to grow to record levels .... Who could have known?
Everyone agrees on the importance of education, but we cut school funding, raise class sizes, criticize, underpay and lay off teachers, and yet American students fare poorly in comparison to other countries ..... Who could have known?
We used to have much higher tax rates for the wealthy and the economy did well, but taxes on the highest brackets are down to their lowest levels since the 1920s, and yet most Americans are struggling financially, and the gap between the rich and poor is wider than ever ...... Who could have known?
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