Wednesday, June 21, 2017


A decade-long study shows a disturbing trend of anxiety levels among US citizens. Deep concerns of war and natural disasters continue to distress people across the country, the newly published survey has found.

In the survey conducted by the global information technology company, Unisys, the US jumped to 8 out of 13 countries surveyed. Americans are now on par with Colombia in terms of their perceptions of security, according to the Miami Herald.


Some 68 percent of Americans cite national security issues such as war and terrorism as something they are either very or extremely worried about, making it the number one anxiety driver in the US.


The countries that are feeling even more jittery than the US are Argentina, The Philippines, Brazil, Malaysia and Mexico, according to the Herald.

When you think about the fact that Colombians are plagued by brutal drug cartels, and the others have notoriously undependable governments, that's kind of crazy. But, when you think about the fact that the US is the world's largest purveyor of war - IN OTHER COUNTRIES - that's really crazy.
“It appears that our cloak of security, the impression that we had, that we are more secure than the rest of the world, is starting to fade,” Bill Searcy, Vice President for Global Justice, Law Enforcement and Border Security at Unisys, said.


“The rest of the world also climbed, but the US climbed at a higher rate,” Searcy added.


The last time the US was included in the survey was in 2014.The score for the US spiked 37 percentage points in the wrong direction in just two years.
Trump or Hillary - either one could be the reason.

 ...but hey, do what you will anyway.

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