The debate about the national debt has already paid off: Individual Americans pitched in nearly $8 million of their own money to help reduce it in fiscal 2012. That’s more than double the total from the year before…
But even this year’s hefty total of $7.7 million is barely a drop in the bucket. That sum represents just 0.000007% of the approximately $1.1 trillion deficit the U.S. ran in the latest [...]
Republicans, eager to put Senate Democrats on record on taxes, tried to force a vote Wednesday on President Obama’s proposal to extend middle-class tax cuts but raise taxes for the rich, but Majority Leader Harry Reid objected, essentially sidelining the president’s plan.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, Republicans’ leader, tried to set up competing votes — one on the GOP’s plan to extend all the tax cuts for one year, and another on [...]
A Chinese boy lives behind a hard shell of scar tissue after he received terrible burns while playing with a lighter.
Wang Xiaopeng, 6, has been without hair, lips, eyelids, and toes since the accident in November 2010. His injuries also make it difficult for him to see while all of his fingers were amputated from the second joint.
A Chinese boy lives behind a hard shell of scar tissue after he received terrible [...]
All of us have been watching all the hype by the media concerning this rainstorm Irene and wondering why are the media making such fools of themselves.
They have been desperate to find drama shots and massive destruction to breathlessly report on but all they can find is a stormy day.
We laugh at their idiocy BUT, I believe, it won’t be long before the real reason is [...]
GAINESVILLE – A high school senior looking for money to help with prom expenses wound up in jail instead.
Alachua County Sheriff’s officials say witnesses called authorities Tuesday after spotting the teen wheeling a large trash can containing two flat-screen televisions in the Celebration Oaks neighborhood. Deputies arrested 19-year-old Anton Lamar Williams, who now faces charges of grand theft, burglary and criminal mischief.
Deputy Ricky Robinson says the [...]