Taxpayer Alert

When families fail their children, WE ALL PAY for the consequences.

The exploding economic consequences of failing families prohibits our Nation’s economic recovery.

FACT – Fear-based childhoods initiate an estimated 60% of America’s pandemics of cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, increased cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, mental illness, behavioral disorders, drug addictions, and other at-risk behaviors.

Research base: Adverse Childhood Experiences-ACE Study, Health and Human Services, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

FACT – U.S. Health Care Budget is exploding

2003 - $471 Billion
2010 - $859 Billion
2012 - $1, 009 Trillion / (projected)

FACT – America’s criminal justice system’s budget is 3 times the amount of our health care budget.

The US builds more prisons and fills them faster than any culture in the history of the world.

Taxpayers now spend more on corrections than on education.

Research base: National Association of State Budget Officers
and the Public Safety Performance Project.

California taxpayers pay $225,000 per year on each incarcerated juvenile offender.

FACT – By June 1, 2010, The U.S. public debt exceeded $13 Trillion.

FACT – The total debt has increased over $500 billion each year since fiscal year 2003, with increases of $1 trillion in 2008 and $1.9 trillion in 2009.

FACT – WE are creating the problems we are going bankrupt trying to solve.

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