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5 Facts That Privileged Americans Don’t Want Us to Know — Truthdig RSS

Many of us are ill-informed about certain critical economic and social issues. The following facts should have been reported by the mainstream media, but unfortunately most of that media is controlled by the very people who have reason to hide the facts. Tax Haven Cheating is Much Costlier than the Annual Safety Net—…

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As We Keep Shooting Each Other, Our Leaders Keep Cutting Mental Health Care 

Why should privileged Americans want to avoid this issue? Because they’re not about to make a financial commitment to the root cause of most of the violence in our country, which is the overwhelming stress and suffering brought on by deprivation in the richest nation in the world. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety affects nearly one-third of both adolescents and adults.

But instead of therapy, we use drugs to treat patients with mental problems, and as a result pharmaceutical companies make billions of dollars at the expense of incapacitated Americans. Incredibly, over 96 percent of “last-resort” mental health hospital beds have been eliminated in the past sixty years. More incredibly, the 2019 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services includes a 21 percent decrease from the 2017 level.

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That is an interesting irony. And it’s not accidental, in this inverted government system that seeks to harm rather than help its  citizens, especially the most vulnerable. These venal and virulent vermin that have taken over our government actually want there to be more of us killing each other. Indeed, the leadership of America is so perverse that it apparently stages mass shootings and bombings. They don’t want to see us unite. All they want us to do is keep on killing one another.

 

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