Article from the "Investor's Business Daily." It provides some very
interesting statistics from a survey by the United Nations International
Percentage of men and women who survived a cancer five years after
Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment
within six months:
Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six
Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:
Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people:
Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they are in
And now for the last statistic..
National Health Insurance?
The percentage of each past presidents cabinet who had worked in the private business sector prior to their appointment to the cabinet.
T. Roosevelt 38% R
Taft 40% R
Wilson 52% D
Harding 49% R
Coolidge 48% R
Hoover 42% R
F. Roosevelt 50% D
Truman 50% D
Eisenhower 57% R
Kennedy 30% D
Johnson 47% D
Nixon 53% R
Ford 42% R
Carter 32% D
Reagan 56% R
GH Bush 51% R
Clinton 39% D
GW Bush 55% R
Obama 8% D
This helps explain the incompetence of this administration: only 8% of them have ever worked in private business!
This is the least by far of the last 19 presidents. And these people are trying to tell big corporations how to run their business?
How can a president of a major nation and society, stand and talk about business when he has never worked in one? Or about jobs when he has never really had one? And when its the same for 92% of his senior staff and closest advisors? They have spent most of their time in academia, government and/or non profit jobs or as community organizers. They should have been in an employment line.