Economic Collapse Blog
December 31, 2018
Was 2018 everything that you expected it to be? Every year contains surprises, but 2018 truly turned out to be a year that we will never forget.
Over the past 12 months we witnessed great political shaking, Wall Street experienced the worst downturn that we have seen since 2008, the crust of our planet was rattled by an increasing number of major seismic events, social decay spread like wildfire, and America continued to become even more divided as a nation. In comparison, 2017 was rather bland and boring, and I truly believe that one day we will look back on 2018 as a major turning point.
It is amazing that 12 months has flown by already. It seems like the years just keep getting faster, and perhaps that is because we are all getting older.
In any event, the following are 44 numbers from 2018 that are almost too crazy to believe…
#1 One study found that the average American spends 86 hours a month on a cellphone.
#2 A different study discovered that 37 percent of all Americans have eaten fast food within the last 24 hours.
#3 90 percent of the beer that Americans drink is produced by just 2 gigantic corporations.
#4 McDonalds feeds approximately 70 million people a day globally. Pornhub gets more than 78 million visits a day.
#5 60 percent of all Americans actually believe that they have seen a ghost.
#6 The middle class continues to decline, and at this point half of all American workers make less than $30,533 a year.
#7 During the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats were able to pick up 40 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Those that were forecasting a “red tsunami” were completely and totally wrong.
#8 Kevin Spacey’s incredibly creepy YouTube video entitled “Let Me Be Frank” in which he promises that he will never be held accountable for his actions has already been viewed more…