Student Loans, National Debt & Congress- An Infographic

 

 

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Here are just a couple key points:

— Since 2002, student debt in America has quintupled from $200 billion to $1.1 trillion
— 62% of workers aged 30-39 have insufficient resources for retirement — meaning less money on critical necessities like housing, food, and medicine
— If Congress doesn’t act by July 1st, the average student will owe an extra $2,564 — but if  Congress passes Sen. Warren’s plan, they’ll save $6,552

 

Infographic- Supreme Court Decision

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How the Internet Turned Red to Support Marriage

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Water Footprint

How much water did you use today?

Most of us don’t think about it, but the average person in the US goes through 80-100 gallons a day- just in their personal daily lives. Comparatively, a person in the developing world uses less than what we use during a five minute shower.

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Where DO Non-taxpayers Live?

Mostly in red states. The Atlantic:

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Romney And Ryan: Gay Facts

 

(Click pics for full articles by The Human Rights Campaign)

…And Rehberg Still Wants To Defund Americorps

Rep Rehberg wants to deny over 1400 students and volunteers who want to give service to America the chance to make Montana a better place. He doesn’t think it works.

Well, I know the Congressman has been baffled by facts before, but here are a few (with pictures) to help clear things up.

Look what Americorps has done in Montana:

(click the pic for a way to make a difference )