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Americans 'snapping' by the millions ( record fear, stress, suicide)
WND ^ | Arpil 21, 2013 | David Kupelian

Posted on 04/21/2013 2:04:54 PM PDT by Perseverando

Terrorism. Chaos. Fear of the future. In the age of Obama, America is undergoing a “fundamental transformation” – that much everyone knows.

But what few seem to realize about this transformation is that the sheer stress of living in today’s America is driving tens of millions to the point of illness, depression and self-destruction. Consider the following trends:

Suicide has surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of injury death for Americans. Even more disturbing, in the world’s greatest military, more U.S. soldiers died last year by suicide than in combat;

Fully one-third of the nation’s employees suffer chronic debilitating stress, and more than half of all “millennials” (18 to 33 year olds) experience a level of stress that keeps them awake at night, including large numbers diagnosed with depression or anxiety disorder.

Shocking new research from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that one in five of all high-school-aged children in the United States has been diagnosed with ADHD, and likewise a large new study of New York City residents shows, sadly, that one in five preteens – children aged six to 12 – have been medically diagnosed with either ADHD, anxiety, depression or bipolar disorder;

New research concludes that stress renders people susceptible to serious illness, and a growing number of studies now confirm that chronic stress plays a major role in the progression of cancer, the nation’s second-biggest killer. The biggest killer of all, heart disease, which causes one in four deaths in the U.S., is also known to have a huge stress component;

Incredibly, 11 percent of all Americans aged 12 and older are currently taking SSRI antidepressants – those highly controversial, mood-altering psychiatric drugs with the FDA’s “suicidality” warning label and alarming correlation with school shooters.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alinsky; anxiety; bho44; depression; economy; fear; obamacare; obamanation; obamanomics; ssri; stress
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Top radio talker Rush Limbaugh recently picked up on this normally unspoken aspect of Obama’s modus operandi: “I think he wants people to snap,” opined Rush. “I think Obama is challenging everybody’s sanity. Obama [is] literally pushing people to snap, attacking the very sanity of the country.”

1 posted on 04/21/2013 2:04:54 PM PDT by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

Obama is powerless to affect me in any meaningful way.


2 posted on 04/21/2013 2:06:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Perseverando

All part of the plan to keep us disoriented


3 posted on 04/21/2013 2:07:00 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: Perseverando

Barry and the ‘RATS’ plan is working just as planned. The phony, banana republic style “election” we had last November really screwed a lot of people up in the head. A lot of people in this country are really depressed.


4 posted on 04/21/2013 2:08:19 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The Amnesty Bill - 800 pages filled with 400 waivers and exemptions for illegal aliens.)
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To: Perseverando
11 percent (34+ million people)of all Americans aged 12 and older are currently taking SSRI antidepressants.

Yet in 2012, only 6-7 people became mass killers. The FBI defines a mass killing as any single event where 4 or more die, excluding the perp.

5 posted on 04/21/2013 2:11:39 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Perseverando

Hang in there— the devil ALWAYS overplays his hand. The pendulum swings to the opposite direction too. The roots of deceit can never last.


6 posted on 04/21/2013 2:11:40 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Perseverando

Passive aggressive people will make people snap.


7 posted on 04/21/2013 2:11:42 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: Perseverando

Not me. I’m becoming more... focused.


8 posted on 04/21/2013 2:11:53 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Perseverando

“If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for everything” and I’d say Obama’s plan for “Fundamental Change” is working well for him.


9 posted on 04/21/2013 2:12:43 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Perseverando
Some people also just quit caring about anything.

That's not a "snap" it is surrender.

I know people like this.

10 posted on 04/21/2013 2:13:11 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Perseverando

11 posted on 04/21/2013 2:13:18 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Perseverando

As a culture, we have thrown out the living God. As a result, we are without shelter and meaning.

At any time, we may freely repent and return, and God can heal us. If we don’t, expect more confusion.


12 posted on 04/21/2013 2:15:07 PM PDT by lurk
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To: Perseverando

Has anyone looked at the relationship of the huge increase in the prescribing of psychotropic drugs (Ritalin, Effexor, Xanax, etc) and the increase in the suicide rate of people taking them?


13 posted on 04/21/2013 2:16:07 PM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: Perseverando
Murder, suicide, disease surges under Greek austerity
14 posted on 04/21/2013 2:16:58 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Perseverando

I must be pretty tough, been pissed off for over 50 years and haven’t snapped yet.


15 posted on 04/21/2013 2:17:02 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Perseverando

“...Suicide has surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of injury death for Americans...”
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Just Damn.


16 posted on 04/21/2013 2:17:21 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Repeal The 17th

Of course car crashes are down because the Baraqqi Depression has greatly reduced miles driven.


17 posted on 04/21/2013 2:18:17 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Perseverando

18 posted on 04/21/2013 2:20:33 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Perseverando

Maybe it’s time to offer free handguns for self extermination!!


19 posted on 04/21/2013 2:20:43 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Perseverando

Lets face it. Collectively, we’re pu$$ies. Life is risky. Life has always been risky. And right now, life is the least risky its ever been.

I seriously wonder sometimes what the people who conquered the west, moving to unknown places with nothing more than a wagon, their meager possession, and a hope for a better future, would think if they could see us. Probably disgust and amazement at how we’re afraid of our own shadows.


20 posted on 04/21/2013 2:20:55 PM PDT by bigdaddy45
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