Television’s Most Honest 3 Minutes About America.

Via on Jan 30, 2014

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“We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them”

Albert Einstein

The Newsroom is an HBO television series that cuts clear to the bone and the opening scene of this series is pure genius. It speaks about American facts and how we are statistically lagging in many areas.

In three minutes, this scene argues that, in fact, America may not be the best place to live. This political show gives us much food for thought when we compare the good old USA against other countries.

The video clip may make us uncomfortable, but it is an uncomfortableness worth bearing.

I checked the facts that were listed (about poverty, education, income and mortality, just to name a few) and the information is spot on. Watch this and prepare to be enlightened.

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About Laura Kutney

Laura Kutney  loves to laugh until her face and stomach hurt. If you opened her secret box, you would find books, words, art, photos and a world of feelings. She can ponder a word for a day, or write a story in an hour. She has a photographic memory but is also dyslexic. Yep, the two coexist inside of her like a little universal joke. Originally a chemical engineer, she is now a mother to three teen children and has been married to her true love for 19 years. Life is good and ever-changing. She counts on the second part of that last sentence sometimes hourly. She can be found here as a featured author for elephant journal, on her blog (Mosaic Commons) and on Facebook.

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