Welcome to the Land of the Not-So-Free.
As if the recent string of high-profile scandals over Benghazi, AP phone records and the IRS weren't enough to land the Obama administration in political hot water, the controversial news of the National Security Agency's top secret PRISM program has now raised major privacy concerns for Americans.
While civil liberties continue to face erosion by heightened security and surveillance programs, there are many other areas where the American reality doesn't match the hype. Here are seven metrics that show US citizens' quality of life isn't as high as many imagine:
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