Most high-performance applications (Photoshop, 3DS Max, Vegas, et cetera) are compiled using Intel C++ Compiler, which enables bunch of significant optimizations if app is being executed on a Intel CPU. Benchmarking apps, on the other hand, are not. So even if some AMD CPU comes close to similarly-priced Intel CPU in a benchmark, it'll still suck in real life usage scenarios.
It's "America", not "Amerika". How can you claim you know so much about governments being "evil" and stuff, if education you received hasn't even made you capable of writing so simple word properly, without any grammatical mistakes?
Another reason why Logitech wheels have more problems is because they use more failure-prone technology - for example, belt drive (used on Fanatec wheels) is way less likely to break than gear drive (used on Logitech wheels).