In a recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, it was pointed out that nationally about 6% of Americans do not believe the U.S. landed a man on the moon. They see it as a hoax. No matter how many facts are obvious, many still cannot believe the truth. Surprised? I'm not. Consider some of the things Americans believe that are NOT true, and in most cases, far more that 6%, and in many instances it is a large majority.
Iraq was involved in the terrorism of 9-11.
As is required by law, Congress declared war in Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq.
Universal health care is a bad thing and will negatively effect my personal medical care.
Pharmaceutical corporations price drugs so high so that they can use the money for experimentation.
Fox News is "fair and balanced."
The Bible was written in Latin.
There is one, true "translation" of the Bible.
The infallibility of the Pope was always part of the Catholic Church's dogma or doctrine.
Clergy celibacy has always been a part of Catholic belief.
Our taxes are higher than in other industrialized societies.
The "Virgin Mary" was over 18 years old when she was pregnant with Jesus.
Jesus had no siblings.
Because of the wind, Chicago is called "The Windy City."
Barack Obama is a Muslim.