How Powerful is the United States?



What Led To Flint, Michigan’s Poisoned Water? http://testu.be/1RpEoEO
Why Is America’s Infrastructure Collapsing? http://testu.be/1QUj4gl
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Lead contamination in the drinking water of a Michigan city helped expose serious problems with America’s water infrastructure. So how bad is the country’s water crisis?

Learn More:
Buried No Longer: Confronting America’s Water Infrastructure Challenge
http://www.awwa.org/Portals/0/files/legreg/documents/BuriedNoLonger.pdf
“A new kind of challenge is emerging in the United States, one that for many years was largely buried in our national consciousness.”

Millions in U.S. Drink Dirty Water, Records Show
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/08/business/energy-environment/08water.html
“More than 20 percent of the nation’s water treatment systems have violated key provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act over the last five years, according to a New York Times analysis of federal data.”

1.6 million Americans don’t have indoor plumbing. Here’s where they live
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2014/04/23/1-6-million-americans-dont-have-indoor-plumbing-heres-where-they-live/
“The Pew Research Center’s excellent FactTank blog reported Tuesday that the Census Bureau is considering dropping a number of questions from its American Community Survey.”

Flint Sends Overdue Notices to Residents Who Aren’t Paying for Their Water, Which Is Poison
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/01/13/flint_sends_overdue_notices_for_water_payments.html
“Flint, Michigan, is sending out notices to residents who haven’t been paying for their city water services.”

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33 thoughts on “How Powerful is the United States?

  1. USA is the best country on planet earth but certainly not the most competitive. White complancy when competing with countries such as China or India who are non white.

  2. Please make India as your strong ally and support us USA. We are bordered with two nuclear powers Pakistan and China and they regularly keep on infiltrating through our borders. Besides Russia we also need the USA to back us up. Sending love 😍

  3. AMERICA SPEND ALL THEIR MONEY TO CREATING TERORIST AND HELPING ISRAEL TO COMMITTED CRIMINAL AMERICA IS RUN OUT OF LUCK BROKE TIRED PART IS OVER NEW SUPER POWER CHINA IRAN INDIA PAKISTAN RUSSIA NORTH KOREA AFRICA MEXICO BRASIL COLOMBIA SO LIFE IS GOOD FOR US WOW HAPPY DAY

  4. Division of power and checks and balances are our strongest asset. This design is why we have never fallen into dictatorship. The stability it provides allows our economy to develop crazy well over long periods of time.

  5. Think impact,connections, trade military technology, influence, emotional between 1991 cold war 2/1 found on technology, future technology, Russian China USA, internal friend, or missing friends, long and short term enemy, science of influence,economic political, both side, some time not the?

  6. he almost seemed disappointed that we attempt to restrict some of the more puerile qualities of our leaders. as if rash impulsive military conquest under the guidance of an unquestionable leader, like germany aginst ussr, would make the usa a "stronger" country. didnt work for germany. lol

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