America, its time to wake up!

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America, its time for a reality check.

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Pay close attention.

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You will be tested at the end.

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Question: When is Election Day?

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Question: When is Election Day? Answer: Tuesday November 4, 2008

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Question: How many U.S. Soldiers have died in Iraq?

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Question: How many U.S. Soldiers have died in the Iraq? Answer: 4,176 (and counting)‏

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Question: How many Americans live without health insurance?

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Question: How many Americans live without health insurance? Answer: 47,000,000 (and counting)‏

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Question: How many Americans are functionally illiterate?

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Question: How many Americans are completely illiterate? Answer: 42,000,000

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Question: How many adults are reading at a 4th or 5th grade level?

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Question: How many adults are reading at a 4th or 5th grade level? Answer: 50,000,000

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How well did you do?

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Did you fail the test?

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Fact: Newspapers are written on for 6th to 8th grade reading level. This is considered the “Sweet Spot” for readability.

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Fact: The unemployment rate for the United States is much higher than what is reported. Those who no longer have unemployment benefits are not counted towards overall unemployment figures.

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Wake up, America!

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We need change. (not more of the same)‏

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TEST: When is Election Day?

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