Three Out of 50

46. In 2010, nearly half of Americans lived in a household that received direct government benefits. Thats up from 37.7% in 1998.

43. About the same number of people was awarded bachelors degrees in 2010 as filed for personal bankruptcy 1.6 million.

40. In 2009, 5% of Americans accounted for 50% of all health care costs.

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