This is a huge week in American history, folks! Sometime either today, tomorrow, or early the next day, our population will hit 300 million, according to the U.S. Bureau of the Census. As I write this post now, their cool, up-to-the-minute, website tells me we're presently at 299,986,874 and counting.
The last time the country celebrated a round 100 million was when we reached 200,000,000 in 1967. At our present rate of growth, we're expected to hit 400 million in 2043, four decades away!... READ ON