Guess Your Home State's Biggest Shame

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mapAre you one of those people who have state pride? Do you boast about those gorgeous lakes, peach trees, sunny beaches, and bustling industries that make your place of birth so great? Well, get ready for a hefty dose of unflattering reality. has taken it upon itself to highlight the worst characteristic of each and every state in the union for the truly amazing United States of Shame. The findings (including the Dumbest State, the Worst Drivers, and most Porn Usage) are all backed by stats.

While Ohio and Florida got off way too easy, some of these titles are sure to shock you. 

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Which of these surprised you the most?


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linzemae linzemae

Nebraska- violence on females. yep, there are statistics that spouse abuse goes up when the Huskers loose. 


#41 really rankles me I believe it was South Dakota. Forcible rape? As opposed to what other kind?

KacieLu KacieLu

Really, Tennessee gets corruption over Illinois? I do not think so. The Chicago / Illinois government is more of a cheat than my four year old sister playing monopoly.

Then again, in a broad sense it is still robbery. Just of every taxpayer, and common sense.

alask... alaskalove

Statutory? ^^^ 

307mama 307mama

Fatal car crashes. Doesn't surprise me. Hours upon hours between town with nothing but sagebrush to see. We all up our driving speed to 80 mph in the 65s then when we crash no quick responders when the nearest town is a few hours away and many don't have more then a clinic for care.

NatAndCo NatAndCo

I feel like that list was compiled by a New Yorker... All we got was longest average commute?

Lovin... LovinJerseyMama

The taxes in jersey are definitely absurd lol but I'm surprised the "biggest shame" wasn't reality tv which gave you all Desperate Housewives of New Jersey and Jersey Shore, lol! 

north... northernmommy

I don't get Minnesota's tornadoes. We don't get that many and up in the arrowhead where I live I don't remember the last one we had.

Lilly Watson

KacieLu, I giggled when I saw that.  I find it hard to believe we are top in that.  Some of our politicians yes, but so is everyone elses'.

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