Here's to patriotism from Harpers

  • Posted by tim
  • 20 January 2009

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The actual Percentage of the amendments in the Bill of Rights that are violated by the USA PATRIOT Act, according to the ACLU is a staggering 50%. 

Total value of U.S. government contracts in 2000 that were awarded without competitive bidding: $73,000,000,000.   Total in 2007: $146,000,000,000.

Percentage of Fortune 500 companies that own a Web address in which their name is followed by “sucks.com”: 26

Year in which Cuba’s ban on toasters will be lifted: 2010

Average number of religions practiced in each world nation : 32

Percentage of U.S. doctors who think God has the power to cure a fatally injured patient : 20

Average number of new federal crimes that Congress creates each year : 56

Number of free tattoos of Obama’s face given out so far by a body artist in Moore, Oklahoma : 300