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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Insurance Collusion and Hail Damage Repairs

Collusion and Control for Hail Damage Repairs is not much different than any industry that benefits from Insurance payouts.  Having been in the Paintless Dent Removal business now for some twenty years I recognize the policies of control that have been placed upon the American consumer.  In the Land of freedom; life is made up of choices, but with each passing year the variety of those choices is becoming more limited, while choosing to go your own way is becoming more difficult than ever.  Insurance business is in reality at the heart of American Dream and for most Americans this is cradle to grave control about mandatory limited choices.  To keep the discussion manageable I’m speaking about one small slice of this pie reflecting the use of Paintless Dent Removal for insured Hail damage claims.

Its quite normal for people to tell me their insurance company told them to go here or go there to get their Hail Damage repaired. While in twenty years in the business some large insurers like State Farm have never written me a single check while serving thousands and thousands of customers for Hail Damage repairs.  The reason is quite simple.  Control!    If I were to take my vehicle to any shop that is State Farm approved I can most often, assuredly say I have not done business there before.  This seems impossible even to me, but the statistical reality is that at least one quarter of all cars insured in the US are therefore a mystery to me, accept for the few that are my own insured by State Farm.  Of course that’s why this is so ridiculous.   If I want to take my vehicle for conventional repairs to a body shop that I’ve done business with I must first take my vehicle to a State Farm approved shop, then tow it again to the shop of my choice..  Ok, you say that’s not so bad, but that’s not the real problem with control policies.  Many approved shops for Hail repairs can give a quote then supplement that quote immediately once the car is there for repairs.  I’ve worked close enough to the situation to tell you that these supplements are a big deal for Hail technicians for State Farm who will place their own approved technician in an approved shop before they will send them all those low balled Hail claims made in the big Tent that will eventually get supplemented for extra money through the approved shop. 

So my wonderful customers who often choose to fight the good fight and bring their cars to me get a deal anyway and so does State Farm because they don’t have to supplement those estimates.  Meanwhile the big conglomerates wheel and deal with their many techs who come and go..some good some bad and some even ugly. 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Quick response to Tony Bennett Reelection Bout


For some time I haven't been posting much on this blog.  So I've decided to re-post a number of things I've written elsewhere.  It seems to me that the economic forces of our nations are too often concentrated and are eroding the process by undermining the authority that is demonstrated by the statement " We the People"
In response to the question on Tony Bennett on wordpress entitled Indiana's Bennett has a big Election Head-start in Fund Raising
Its a dangerous philosophy which unfortunately defines our world and our future in the hands of a global corporate elite that is not subject to over-site of Democracy or even the Republic. They are creating a system where they decide and they benefit from the bread crumbs of every citizen. Large multinational corporations like Walmart or Billionaires like Rich Devos have benefited from this great country and now want to destroy the hopes and dreams of multitudes in some mislead philosophy which makes them as Lords to men ready to destroy dissenters with the strings of economic authority mistaking it for divine authority. They are in effect usurpers of the Democratic oath becoming like Pharaoh enslaving the people by the virtue of using the forces of monopoly and the need for bread to cast fear and trepidation into the hearts of men. Often each private company is not concerned with profits but with consuming the power and the right to control who will prosper and who will fail. They often employ their resources and other money to private equities and in fact are willing to drain the nation (21 trillion..http://t.co/ZYAtXpId) to spread their gospel of Greed.
Honestly its a shame at the pressure and divisiveness that Tony Bennett has employed to undermine so many dedicated educators to support a top down system that takes away our freedoms and demands our servitude using public money to fund private interests.  Unfortunately its not hard to imagine that Romney could pick Bennett for something, as we all noticed that Purdue's board of governors largely are from the same philosophy and willing to overlook the bias nature of selecting a chief lobbyist and influence peddler like Governor Daniels to the head of a Publicly funded university.  It seems few people are concerned with money trails any longer and that this conspiracy is becoming a cartel peddling influence and controlling markets.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Unjustified Yellow Pages.

A few days ago I received another call from a debt collector from Yellowbook.  For some time (several years) I've been quietly disputing what I have always felt has been a racketeering scam by Yellow book and their competitor Yellow pages via AT&T.  They want me to list but not where I could be found or they want to bill excessively more than expected for services that they pay exorbitant fees to publish via the internet.   None the less it looks like after a year of constant badgering and clearly mean spirited demeanor I will be taking my last dimes and paying another group of high powered benefactors of  Glass Steagall and even the new bankruptcy laws.   The law grossly upholds the rights of high powered corporations and banks who no longer have to settle accounts even if their methods of obtaining those funds through fees, overbilling and charges is questionable.   It may in fact be that the situation is more about the questionable acts of employees who work within these large corporations to profit personally through understanding the internal processes of that corporation.  But this doesn't change the fact the companies have a lot less to offer and see the need to use the legal process to demand their defunct outdated services have more to offer than they really do.  The biggest problem for hard copy yellow pages is that many people now use those internet and they must upsell even these processes which can be done for a lot less when individuals and small businesses simply take on this responsibility on their own by going directly to the likes of Google or MSN.   

I really doubt if my business has received even a few calls because of Yellow book which again doesn't matter and the hassle of fighting through the rigged system guarantees you will lose money one way or the other.  The upside to this hassle is that I may just finally get myself out of their books and have them out of my life forever.  Now if only I could do the same with Banks....now that statement might even get the Gustapo working overtime, but that’s the risk it takes ....

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

I find it interesting how certain directors and producers are always pushing the envelope to bring us a new level of production attainment. It also helps to have some funding. http://amplify.com/u/byz7h

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Article titled Obamas New World Disorder

I often comment on this page but have seldom shared it with my twitter comrades.


Long Term Study about Diabetes 1

Amplify’d from www.businessweek.com

Some Type 1 Diabetics Seem Shielded Against Complications

In one group that had diabetes for 50 years, many never developed expected problems, study finds

"We have identified a group of people who can clearly live well with diabetes for a long time," said the study's senior author, Dr. George King, chief scientific officer at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. "Now, we're in the process of finding out why. In the meantime, if you have type 1 diabetes, try to control your disease. The reason that most of them eluded the problem of complications is that they manage their disease pretty well," said King.

In a group of people who'd had type 1 diabetes for more than 50 years, nearly 43 percent remained free of serious eye disease, while about 87 percent never developed kidney disease, nearly 40 percent were free of nerve damage and more than 50 percent were free of cardiovascular disease, according to the study.

Almost 26 million Americans have diabetes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). About 5 percent of those have type 1 diabetes, the CDC estimates. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Insulin is a hormone that's necessary for the body and brain to be able to use the sugars found in carbohydrates as fuel. People with type 1 diabetes must take replacement insulin, through injections or an insulin pump, all of their lives.

Vinick also pointed out that many of the drugs that are commonly prescribed today to help people with diabetes live longer and better lives -- such as ACE inhibitors to control their blood pressure and statins to control their cholesterol levels -- raise sRAGE levels.

King said that while the researchers figure out how to better protect people with diabetes from complications, good blood sugar control remains the cornerstone of diabetes management. He added that the medalists as a group tended to be very proactive and involved in their diabetes care.

Read more at www.businessweek.com
 

Monday, February 14, 2011

Seven Billion People on Earth by National Geographic

Its only taken 130 years to go from 1 billion to 7 billion people on earth.  This is a rather interesting video on the subject being explored by National Geographic.


Thursday, September 16, 2010

Video Sharing the New Wave of Learning Anything Anywhere!

I keep thinking how much time I can waste blogging and watching video, but shared videos as part of learning are definitely a way to speed up the learning curve. Whatever the process or subject you can almost certainly find people around the world who share the same interests. Chris Anderson on TED discussing "How Web Video Powers Global Innovation"


Friday, July 09, 2010

Consolidation of Power--Where does it end and should you care?

Although times change people and their motivations do not.  We seem to be in a world where large corporations, the military and big government are becoming more powerful while ordinary people are becoming less empowered. Much of our acceptance is that we enjoy peace and are distracted in our personal economic battles to maximize our resources and get the most for our dollar.  In my lifetime I have witnessed the growth of all these large entities, while many Americans now find themselves battling over a smaller and smaller piece of the economic pie leftovers.   If we are to learn anything from the past it is that we are not alone in our concerns and that our actions or inaction have great consequences.  A few quotes--hopefully to remind us that complacency and comfort may  come at a very high price if we are not vigilant in our efforts to protect personal freedom.


I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands, and the Republic is destroyed. I feel at this moment more anxiety for the safety of my country than ever before, even in the midst of war. God grant that my suspicions may prove groundless.”Abraham Lincoln, from a November 21, 1864 letter to Colonel William F. Elkins


By this means government may secretly and unobserved, confiscate the wealth of the people, and not one man in a million will detect the theft.”Lord John Maynard Keynes, “Economic Consequences of Peace”


I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by it’s system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the world… no longer a government of free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of small groups of dominant men.” – Woodrow Wilson


“The one aim of these financiers is world control by the creation of inextinguishable debts.” – Henry Ford


“The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.” – John Kenneth Galbraith, in his book “Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went”, 1975


“The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.” – Benjamin Disraeli, First Prime Minister of Britain


“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will one day reach himself.” – Thomas Paine


“If you’re in a card game and you can’t figure out who the patsy is, you’re it.” – Warren Buffett


“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” – Benjamin Franklin, 1755


“If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy. Of all the enemies to public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes; and armies, and debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few. The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.” – James Madison

Friday, July 02, 2010

Interview on Fox 59

Recently I was interviewed by Scott Jones of Fox 59.  Its always interesting to see what you look like on TV.  It's somewhat of a humbling experience.  It makes one have a much greater respect for Newscasters.  

The link from interview on Fox 59 on Paintless Dent Repair

Monday, June 07, 2010

Another great Video by Bob Parsons-- Getting out of your comfort zone!

I switched this video so that it is no longer the video "Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone". This video is about "How To Make it in a Tough Economy".


Friday, May 28, 2010

The Not So Complex Successes and Failures of Technology & Automobiles

As you may or may not know I work on a lot of cars. All kinds of Cars! Most times things are predictable or at least understandable in terms of how and why automobiles are put together. Competition has written a whole new rulebook for innovation and economics when it comes to automobile manufacturing. Most times if I take apart a headliner or a door panel its quite easy to put it back to its original condition with of course some notable exceptions. Ironically those exceptions are not typically done for innovation but for economics. Companies who have prospered the most seem to be those who have carefully studied where to cut corners in the least notable manner to the end consumer. Let me give you a few examples that are changing the way your vehicle is put together and how it is quite apparent that some car manufacturers have been more clever than others.

The use of plastic has become extremely important to some manufacturers by substituting it for metal parts with screws. In most cases this has been a success, especially where companies like Honda or Toyota use more twist and pull plastic push parts that hold firmly in metal frames. I find German automobiles have indeed went to more technology and robotics than apparently the Japanese or American made automobiles, although it also creates unique problems. For instance if I have a part placed in by a robot prior to a windshield being put in then I also do not allow for the possibility of making changes without the windshield being removed to do things in a natural sequence when making changes to say a headliner. Often specific brands or types of companies use similar ideas to put things together. For instance German cars like Mercedes and VW may use some similar ideas, while KIA and Hyundai, Honda and Toyota etc. American manufactures ironically may use ideas from foreign manufactures but not so much say between Ford and GM.


This all sounds like a lot of "what does it really matter", but as I've mentioned from my personal experiences companies that can best hide these cheaper parts in places that are seldom noticed seem to be the best at getting higher consumer satisfaction and getting the resulting higher profits. For instance Trucks do not all now come with completely metal liners in wheel wells, but does the customer care -- probably not.


Personally I think the German concepts have a lot of long term value by using technology as in the video below, however they too can get caught in the web of unintended consequences when certain types of body work must be done and there are no easy solutions to a human correcting what a robot originally manufactured. Toyota recently has shown that things can begin to unravel, when problems are not anticipated but most likely created to save production costs.





On the other hand some companies may be losing because they simply haven't made necessary changes while other manufacturers are cutting those corners in ways that cheapen the product, but rely on the adage "What the customer doesn't know won't hurt them." This of course means you shouldn't be surprised when some little things of your must prized automobile are surprisingly oddly put together by a machine, made of cheap plastic or simply no longer there, because the prize ultimately in the long run goes to the manufacturer who does it the best and at the lowest cost.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill -- Is it a big disaster or not?

I think its interesting to see Brit Hume downplay the oil spill. I'm only putting this up so we can remember who was right and who was wrong. He seems to believe that the natural release of oil from the ocean floor is just as bad and that this spill does not compare to the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska. I'm not sure how comforting this video is to Beach Front Homeowners or those people planning a beach front vacation to the region.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Benefactors and Discriminators Run the World?


Thought I'd write a note today! Its amazing how we constantly are reminded what to believe which often contradicts with our experience. Although I would like to limit this to religion it is intertwined with the basic concepts of reality we face each and every day. Its in education, politics and economic theory. It is most certainly about change. What changes should be made and who will benefit from those changes. Most of us have been the recipient of these decisions ultimately made by an individual or group of individuals. For instance you made or got cut from an athletic team, got hired or fired from a job or got accepted or not accepted to a prestigious school. What's even more interesting is what makes one successful---getting to the opportunity or learning from the opportunity. Its most often a little bit of both.

This sounds like a small fries idea, but it is the basic framework for the biggest questions of our time. As a business owner this is a constant reality that I have tested on numerous occasions. Donald Trump may host a show to support the concept that finding and developing a restaurant in New York is all about the management-- But is it really? I might for instance claim that it is based on location and who owns the real estate where the restaurant will be located. The concept that the very best will survive may ultimately be factual in most cases in our Capitalistic society. But often I look at good people who could have been or should have been more successful but unseen or unknown obstacles stood in the way. Often conglomerates, unions, associations and groups of people get together like corporations to basically control markets and people. This is why the US is in such a particular quandary at this moment in time. Capitalism is the ultimate victor and takes no prisoners. We either comply or find others (even foreigners who do not support our Democratic ideas) to help us comply with the only rules of the game which undermine our rights to choose as we wish more so than as we should. The rules must be broken or many of us will ultimately lose.

This leads us to the biggest benefactor/ discriminator and that is those who wish to control change. Typically this is our leaders in government, corporate and military establishments. Unfortunately they have found all kinds of rules they say they abide by to keep this change fair. But this is the most dangerous contradiction to the primary rule they want us all to believe. That we get what we deserve. That our efforts and accomplishments are due solely to our aptitude and efforts. When enough people look around and say they no longer believe or even trust these leaders in a real democracy this should mean change.

Unfortunately these leaders control this concept too! The necessity to stop opposition, make accusation and enhance real forces of control like the military or police forces is often about controlling not bad people but people who might create changes that would be adverse to their rights as benefactors and discriminators. Ultimately change is inevitable but these leaders would be advised to promote it not control it.

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

New World Order of Global Economics

Presenting Public Policy initiatives that recognize their importance in a world dominated by Global Economic Forces (Globalization) should be a goal of the Obama administration... Globalization in the real world without American Public Policy Constraints will undermine the American ideologies especially in regards to Human Rights, Civil Rights and Environmental Issues. This is not only an issue which is changing the American landscape, but will result in a less authoritative and less bona fide United States constitution. During the past thirty years Americans have become mesmerized by Globalization philosophies that impose Free trade at all costs as something close to a moral choice. Nationalism, Religious Ideologies, National Pastimes and Professional Sports support these concepts with unfettered voracity. The Laws of Supply and Demand have been so firmly ingrained in the culture that to sway from these results by suggesting that Democratic values can approve of socialistic programs or programs that support the general welfare of our citizens are in fact treasonous. Our Constitution was established by ideas about Democratic freedoms not pure capitalistic and economic motives.

The General welfare statement can be interpreted to include citizens or immigrants who want to be citizens who must swear to the Constitution. In the words of Aristotle; “In a Democracy the Poor will have more power than the rich because there are more of them, and the power of the majority is supreme.” The nature of capitalistic wealth as the primary goal of a government approves in the objective of winning the game of attaining the most wealth as the “highest” directive. This is similar to Darwin’s natural selection and professional sports in that it elevates the very best or most prominent, while suggesting that weakness and lesser performing constituents be discarded by some Divine Right or natural selection. This divine selective process demands and justifies the highest price. The divine directive suggests this very fair process ultimately results in everyone else prospering too. Most Religions especially Christianity suggests otherwise in that the poor and needy should in fact be cared for not discarded. Ironically, the religious right even the Catholic Church is a primary constituent of the Greed philosophy as it is the better of two choices of a Democrat or Republican. Their real divine directive which promotes the necessity to support the Greed pundit might very well be protecting the “rights of the unborn”. The reality is that both our political parties at the federal level are purveyors of the greed philosophy and realize they can control the population by “guilt” whenever necessary by bringing up these moral issues on demand. For this reason “greed” contributes to more moral decline by undermining the ‘general welfare” to such a state that the “moral issues” the right fundamentalist propose to take such a stand upon are viewed by the “public” as more about “greed and power” than conviction.

Many groups who have other ideas about protecting and supporting the general welfare on issues such as Global Warming, the environment or Health care are deplored as socialist deviants seeking to take away the divine rights of the greed protecting pundits. Sadly many of these pundits must rely on the programs and policies they want so much to deny to everyone else. Their programs for the military or education or whoever they work for are reasonable while, huge deficits become acceptable because we can have the benefits of a tax that no one ever has to pay. However, we know these deficits actually protect the wealth of the rich while placing the debt on a majority of Americans for generations to come.

Anyone who has listened to Limbaugh or numerous other right wing pundits during the past twenty years can testify to their oath that Politics and Social Welfare should be at the mercy of those who are the best because they after all deserve the most. Professional Athletes, Giant Hedge Fund managers or Multi Billionaires provide us with incentive to achieve and admire their greatness. This achievement and ability to push the work ethic and success at all cost requires that all Americans especially the poor recognize their place and to oppose the philosophy of Greed is in fact Un-American. According to these right wing pundits, the true American or Great American is someone who is willing to give it all for the Greed philosophy in that we must protect Warren Buffett’s wealth, Tiger Woods Skills and Michael Milken’s Genius at all costs. The millions of Americans who are in foreclosure are expendable, while bailing out large banks is the greed version of doing the greater good. If competing in a Globalized world means selling assets to other nations that have no intention or belief in our ideologies then Global economics rules. Human rights in China, The Middle East or India as well as starvation in Africa become acceptable while we are willing to protect the ideas of Globalization and Greed at the expense of the moral document we call the American Constitution.

We truly do have a New World order that is indeed more important than our Constitution, and the leaders of our nation have sworn to this new Government by declaring their absolute allegiance to the power of this new Globalization God in this New World Order of Economics.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

the official PETER STROUD appreciation thread

source: Sheryl Crow

Often overlooked and quite underrated, in a way he is to Sheryl what Keith Scott is to Bryan Adams, so much more than just "the guitar player". He rea… more

Monday, August 04, 2008

Looking Back at the 2004 Olympics

For the time being since the Universal Tattletale sight is no longer available I thought I'd post a few of the things that were posted on the Olympics by myself in 2004.


Terrorism and the Olympic Games

Terrorism and the Olympic Games. Sadly the two have become a pair, one seldom seen without the other. The Munich Olympics, the Atlanta Bomber and of course all those incidents which could have been terrorist acts, but we will never know the truth about them. Thomas Homer Dixon in his article The Rise of Complex Terrorism discusses how the rise of advanced Western nations has amplified the destructive power of terrorists and the psychological/ financial damage they can inflict.

August 24, 2004

A few days ago two airliners went down in Buchalki, Russia. Already these incidents have basically been recognized as terrorism although the presses immediate reaction was to deny them as terrorist acts.. The timing of two planes and a total of 89 people made this one a little harder to sweep under the rug.

July 17, 1996

Another plane went down in New York on July 17, 1996. This crash to was riddled with rumors of a conspiracy to cover up the evidence. Jack Cashill Article: “ Silenced: Flight 800 and The Subversion of Justice describes the eyewitnesses and accounts which were so conveniently overlooked to support the ruptured fuel tank theory. In fact more than one eyewitness would be silenced for there candor. (see article)Was a missile fired to prevent a disaster of even larger magnitude? Since September 11, 2001 we could now expect this type of response.

Other Possible Terrorist Acts

April 3, 1996

The air force plane a T-43, a military version of the Boeing 737, carrying Ron Brown and many from his Department of Commerce staff, CEO’s from 12 different companies and the flight crew crashed killing all aboard. Brown’s mission was to visit Bosnia and Croatia with US executives hoping to get contracts in the rebuilding of the war-ravaged former Yugoslav republics. The investigation and media reported that this crash was due to inclement weather. This evidence and statement is controversial in itself according to the article “Ron Brown May Be Victim of Foul Play”

November 12, 2001

American Airlines jet crashes into Queens on November 12, 2001. Device size of a shoe bomb used to blow off wing. Claim made the Farouk the Tunisian or Abderraouf Jdey was responsible. US Transportation Safety Board says there is no evidence that there was any kind of event in the cabin of the plane at the time of the event. See article

These are a few well acknowledged events, but there is certainly many more.

Deferentially, but very insistently, the media, government and intelligence departments make their preferred assumptions about events the accepted norm. Evidence in so many conspiracy laden events is scrambled, abused and denied to prevent the outcomes from having the intended results the culprits would want the American public to see and believe.

Therefore, it is plausible to question and seek out the logical truth even though those in power and position may deny the relevance of normally accepted truthful information.


Lighter Side

(Letterman’s Top Ten Olympics)

Top Ten Signs Athens Isn't Ready For The Olympics

10. Organizers lobbying for new event: Yelling at contractor to hurry the hell up

9. Committee still hasn't selected really gay theme for opening ceremonies

8. Makeshift Olympic symbol made of five interlocking poppy seed bagels

7. Yesterday, Athens' mayor said, "Wait, we're hosting the Olympics?"

6. Thanks to mailroom blunder, all the steroids were shipped to Crete

5. Builders brought only one hammer and a box of wood screws

4. Olympic visitors center to be ready in early 2006

3. The athletes have to share a gyro

2. All the "Greece" signs have a photo of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

1. "Olympic Stadium" just a bunch of lawn chairs in an Applebee's parking lot.


2004 Olympic Statistics Medals Per Person by Country

Nation

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

2003 Population

Medals Per 10 million people

Ranking


United States

35

39

29

103

290,342,554

2.818

31

Russia

27

27

38

92

144,526,278

6.365

19

China

32

17

14

63

1,286,975,468

.4890

44

Australia

17

16

16

49

19,731,984

24.832

1

Germany

14

16

18

48

82,398,326

5.825

23

Japan

15

10

12

37

127,214,499

2.908

30

France

11

9

13

33

60,180,529

5.483

25

Italy

10

11

11

32

57,998,353

5.517

24

United Kingdom

9

9

12

30

60,094,648

4.992

26

South Korea

9

12

9

30

48,289,037

6.212

22

Cuba

9

7

11

27

11,263,429

23.972

2

Ukraine

9

5

9

23

48,289,037

4.762

27

Netherlands

4

9

9

22

16,150,511

13.622

10

Romania

8

5

6

19

22,271,839

8.53

16

Spain

3

11

5

19

40,217,413

4.724

28

Hungary

8

6

3

17

10,045,407

16.757

4

Greece

6

6

4

16

10,665,989

15

7

Belarus

2

5

8

15

10,322,151

14.532

9

Canada

3

6

3

12

32,207,113

3.725

29

Bulgaria

2

1

9

12

7,537,929

15.921

5

Poland

3

2

5

10

38,622,660

2.589

32

Brazil

4

3

3

10

182,032,604

.54

43

Turkey

3

3

4

10

68,109,469

1.468

41

Thailand

3

1

4

8

64,265,276

1.244

42

Denmark

2

0

6

8

5,384,384

14.858

8

Kazakhstan

1

4

3

8

16,763,795

7.4

18

Czech Republic

1

3

4

8

10,249,216

7.805

18

Sweden

4

1

2

7

8,878,085

7.884

17

Austria

2

4

1

7

8,188,207

8.549

15

Ethiopia

2

3

2

7

66,557,553

10.51

14

Kenya

1

4

2

7

31,639,091

2.212

34

Norway

5

0

1

6

4,546,123

13.198

11

Iran

2

2

2

6

69,018,924

1.44

39

Slovakia

2

2

2

6

5,430,033

11.05

13

Argentina

2

0

4

6

38,740,807

1.548

37

South Africa

1

3

2

6

42,768,678

1.402

40

New Zealand

3

2

0

5

3,951,307

12.655

12

Taiwan

2

2

1

5

22,603,001

2.212

34

Jamaica

2

1

2

5

2,695,867

18.545

3

Uzbekistan

2

1

2

5

26,410,416

1.893

36

Switzerland

1

1

3

5

7,318,638

6.831

20

Azerbaijan

1

0

4

5

7,830,764

6.384

21

North Korea

0

4

1

5

22,466,481

2.225

33

Georgia

2

2

0

4

4,934,413

8.107


Indonesia

1

1

2

4

234,893,453

.17


Egypt

1

0

3

4

76,117,421

.525


Latvia

0

4

0

4

2,306,306

4.336


Mexico

0

3

1

4

104,959,594

.381


Croatia

0

2

2

5

4,422,248

11.307


Slovenia

0

1

3

4

1,935,677

20.661


Morocco

2

1

0

3

31,689,265

.946


Chile

2

0

1

3

12,576,742

2.385


Lithuania

1

2

0

3

3,592,561

8.349


Zimbabwe

1

1

1

3

12,671,860

2.367


Belgium

1

0

2

3

10,348,276

2.899


Portugal

0

2

1

3

10,524,125

2.85


Estonia

0

1

2

3

1,341,664

22.354


Bahamas

1

0

1

2

299,697

66.889


Israel

1

0

1

2

6,199,008

3.226


Finland

0

2

0

2

5,214,512

3.835


Colombia

0

0

1

1

42,310,775



Nigeria

0

0

2

2

137,253,133



Cameroon

1

0

0

1

16,063,178



Dominican Republic

1

0

0

1

8,833,634



Ireland

1

0

0

1

3,969,558



United Arab Emirates

1

0

0

1

2,523,915



Hong Kong

0

1

0

1

6,855,125



India

0

1

0

1

1,049,700,118



Paraguay

0

1

0

1

6,191,368



Serbia and Montenegro

0

1

0

1

10,655,774



Eritrea

0

0

1

1

4,362,254



Mongolia

0

0

1

1

2,712,315



Syria

0

0

1

1

18,016,874



Trinidad and Tobago

0

0

1

1

1,104,209



Venezuela

0

0

2

2

24,654,694