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9. 8 Shocking Signs of American Excess

“…Except that commitment leads to some pretty embarrassing displays of excess. We Americans are used to a level of abundance that many in the world would gawk at; in fact, it can be downright embarrassing. Other countries and other cultures have their vomitoriums, desert ski resorts, and the Taj Mahal, but when the rest of the world talks about America as the original land of outrageous, inexcusable, and stomach-churning gluttony, this is what they’re thinking of…”

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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1:20AM PDT on Aug 2, 2012

awesome! keep on sharing

6:23AM PST on Jan 17, 2012

cool

7:06PM PST on Jan 5, 2012

thanks.

9:48AM PST on Jan 5, 2012

thanks for the recap.

9:00AM PST on Jan 4, 2012

Lovely discussions, sometimes a bit silly though.

9:00AM PST on Jan 4, 2012

Lovely discussions, sometimes a bit silly though.

9:25AM PST on Jan 3, 2012

all good srticles

3:35AM PST on Jan 3, 2012

Haha, wow. And every one of those articles still have ongoing debates in the comments section.

1:42AM PST on Jan 3, 2012

thanks!

5:31PM PST on Jan 2, 2012

Thanks for bringing these to our attention again.
Happy New Year everyone at Care2.

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