Huffington Post Piece Looks at Where We Live, What We Earn, How Much We Weigh, and How We Communicate
According to the Associated Press: "We're heavier in pounds and hotter by degrees than Americans of old. We're starting to snub our noses at distant suburbs after generations of burbs in our blood. Our roads and bridges...
Americans in 2012
are kind of a mess. There are many more poor, and that's almost sure to get worse.
"The oddly American obsession with picking up and moving on — "this spectacle of so many lucky men restless in the midst of abundance," as Alexis de Tocqueville noted nearly 200 years ago — has given way to the un-American activity of going nowhere... Click to read the rest of the story.