“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~ Desmond Tutu
Thank god for Redditors, a fact check.
Not a very accurate list. Fact checks on a few of them:
WY is 3rd in suicides, Alaska is #1. http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/10-states-with-the-highest-suicide-rates-most-depressing-and-suicidal-states-1261/
CA and most north east states have higher day care than OR. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-06-20-day-care-table_N.htm
CA, UT, CO, AL have more bankruptcies than TN. http://www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/state-us-bankruptcy-filing-statistics-1276.php
TX is in the middle of the pack in graduation. http://www.americashealthrankings.org/ALL/Graduation/
WI is #5 on the drunkest state list. NH is #1: http://www.mainstreet.com/slideshow/lifestyle/drunkest-states-america
This will sadden you further: Map:
Okay, now, to cheer you all up:
Why IS Oregon so good?