This is Why We Are Failing!

If you don't want to be bothered to look at the chart or the little breakdown on the right. It basically says that, in the US, my bandwidth gets an A for overall speed but, compared to the global average, it gets a freaking C. Check out your own results on Speedtest and let me know how you do.

I live less than an hour away from Silicon Valley and my bandwidth connection rates a weak ass C globally?

But its all good because I'm beating or equal to most other Americans. And maybe I should be happy with that or something.

Our school systems have been so badly underfunded that we've gone from being a world leader in education to being a cautionary tale. But our kids not being left behind, nosirreebob, they are just being pulled back to the mean, average for average sake.

There is no reason why I shouldn't have a 100 megabit fiber connection in my house right now. None. Could I have it done on my own dime to prove a point? Sure, probably but it'd cost a whole shit ton of dimes that I frankly do not have. Because of our shitty economy, thanks Dubya!, the whole two wars thing, thanks Dubya!, and the ludricrous minority stalemate in Washington and the totally nuts in a meat grinder crazy ass rise of extremism in every corner means we're treading water. Barely, barely treading water.

We are gonna end up Facebook fucking ourselves right into the third world. And by we, I mean you all because I refuse to join Facebook on several valid points and a few BS ones.
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