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Revealed, the BEST countries in the world
to raise a child: Britain ranks 11th while the
US comes 18th as Denmark, Sweden and
Norway clinch the top spots

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 1/15/2020 12:25:31 PM

The best countries in the world for raising a child have been revealed – and the UK does not feature in the top ten. Britain ranked 11th in the annual Best Countries report, despite its economy dwarfing every nation above it, while the US came 18th. Scandinavian countries dominated the top of the rankings, with Denmark, Sweden and Norway clinching the first, second and third spots. Denmark was hailed as the best place to start a family because of its 'generous maternity and paternity leave policies', as well as free healthcare and education. Sweden and Denmark were praised as being family friendly for similar reasons,


Good: White European. Bad: Muslim. USA: 18th. If you care, get s life.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: TexaTucky 1/15/2020 12:29:34 PM (No. 289246)
Bullschiff. The true ranking is measured by which country most people are trying to break into. That would be us.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter 1/15/2020 12:35:42 PM (No. 289252)
No public FREEDOM of speech any longer in Britain unless you are muslim. I laugh at the idea they were ranked ahead of us.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TJ54 1/15/2020 12:44:38 PM (No. 289260)
LOL - how many people are trying to break into those countries other than towel heads who want freebies and booty?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 1/15/2020 12:46:07 PM (No. 289261)
Sure! Move to Sweden and grow your own little Greta "HOW DARE YOU" Thorn-in-the-side!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 1/15/2020 12:49:16 PM (No. 289267)
Raise your kids to be nice little socialists in Sweden, and other than the Muslims raping the little boys, it should be wonderful......NOT.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: udanja99 1/15/2020 12:59:03 PM (No. 289278)
I suppose that Sweden is a great place to raise a child if you want the kid to turn out like St. Greta. Or if the kid doesn’t get raped by a Muslim before reaching adulthood.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: LadyHen 1/15/2020 12:59:16 PM (No. 289279)
fta: The US was ranked 18th in the world for bringing up a child, scoring poorly in categories like safety (1.5), affordability (0.6), political stability (4.2) and income equality (1.1). Oh give me a break. Political stability? I am sure we scored much higher on this farce of a "report" when the tan messiah was in the White House. Scandinavia ranks highest and yet they are NOT reproducing. If it's such a kiddie paradise, why aren't they having any? Leftist progressives hate kids, that's why.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: ho72 1/15/2020 1:08:36 PM (No. 289289)
Ranked by whom and to what end?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bazi 1/15/2020 1:14:01 PM (No. 289299)
I like being 18th. Maybe the left will be so incensed that they leave the USA and move to one of those utopian countries.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: coldoc 1/15/2020 1:29:12 PM (No. 289317)
Also ranked the top three for teaching your children farsi.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 1/15/2020 1:30:08 PM (No. 289322)
F the daily mail It’s trashy It’s the national enquirer on steroids No thanks
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Goose 1/15/2020 1:42:34 PM (No. 289342)
You can have any country come out #1 by selecting the right criteria. Did the Scandinavian countries of Britain get points off for grooming gangs or rape gangs?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: MissMann 1/15/2020 1:48:20 PM (No. 289348)
The one of the main criteria seems to be how much free stuff does the country give parents. Sorry! In that case, I hope the US moves to the bottom of the list. I'd rather raise my kid in freedom.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Paglia guy 1/15/2020 1:50:10 PM (No. 289350)
Having been in London, Stockholm and Copenhagen this year, I will say that there are young couple pushing baby strollers everywhere! The payments for having a child and support for daycare is working, and these young kids are making a fortune as well as a family.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: rubberneck 1/15/2020 1:52:38 PM (No. 289353)
Let's send all those poor immigrant kids - you know, the ones in cages in Trump's border concentration camps - to Denmark, Norway and Sweden! Our immigration problem largely solved, and those kids will get a #1 life, instead of being relegated to a #18 life!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: kono 1/15/2020 1:53:40 PM (No. 289354)
The people producing the ranking chose to use 'Progressive' ideals as criteria for the rankings, making it no surprise that the Scandinavian Socialist countries keep ranking highest in the contemporary analysis. I still vaguely remember a time when the degree to which people had the liberty to govern their own affairs was a higher ideal than the "generosity" of their government's benefits package.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 1/15/2020 4:13:18 PM (No. 289438)
If Sweden is so wonderful for children....why don't the Swedes have any?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Nimby 1/15/2020 4:13:40 PM (No. 289440)
Sweden? Where the Syrian refugees are causing Mayhem?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: learner 1/15/2020 5:45:28 PM (No. 289499)
They must have used info from Islamic refugees.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: anonymous 1/15/2020 6:11:22 PM (No. 289513)
Some of the criteria seem to be based on nanny-state principles. That is, the more the state is involved in the raising of your child, the better things are. On that basis, I call this survey dubious at best. It seems to be more about pushing the big government agenda.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: watashiyo 1/15/2020 6:27:49 PM (No. 289525)
America used to be number one when the rule of the land was strictly enforced and when there were more Christians than nonchristians.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: kdog 1/15/2020 6:27:58 PM (No. 289526)
All these Europeans look down their noses at us, except when it's time to deliver men, ordinance and grave stones.....
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Reply 23 - Posted by: earlybird 1/15/2020 6:49:09 PM (No. 289546)
The report link goes to U.S. News & World Report, as lib as it gets. Pass. These lists are usually absurd...
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Petronius 1/15/2020 7:04:08 PM (No. 289554)
I work with several Scandinavians, their health care is certainly not "free". They pay dearly for it through taxes.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/15/2020 8:37:30 PM (No. 289596)
I might give a darn if there were any real measurements. Marijuana and free medical care don't impress me all that much.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: BreakRight 1/16/2020 12:15:37 AM (No. 289704)
Gee, I wonder who pays for the "generous maternity and paternity leave policies, as well as free healthcare and education."
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