4. America has a pet obsession

    (Source: theweek.com)


  5. America has an energy addiction

    (Source: theweek.com)


  6. Americans are woefully unprepared for retirement… 

    The retirement squeeze


  7. In 2008, 79.8 percent of Americans making $100,000 or more voted, vs. just 51.9 percent of people making less than $20,000.

    Here, a deeper look at How America Votes.

    (By the way, we’ll be doing infographics like this one every week from now on!)