BBC NEWS | Americas | US slips down development indexMost powerful army though, so we could always conquer Sweden and improve our numbers. Heck, last time I looked my Canadian homeland could probably be taken by the National Guard.
...If the US infant mortality rate were equal to first-ranked Sweden, more than 20,000 babies would survive beyond their first year of life...
Thank heavens for Russia, we're probably ahead of them.
This is a deep hole. We have a cultural problem here that will take generations to fix.
A part of the fix will be to develop a political system with two respectable alternatives. That means getting the GOP out of power completely so it can reform itself or be replaced by another, healthier, party.