Economic cheerleaders on Wall Street and in the White House are taking heart. The US has had three straight months of faster job growth. The number of Americans each week filing new claims for unemployment benefits is down by more than 50,000 since early January. Corporate profits are healthy. The S&P 500 on Friday closed at a post-financial crisis high.
On Feb. 27, 2012, a teenager—reportedly a victim of bullying and something of a social outcast—walked into a Cleveland high school and opened fire in the cafeteria, killing two students and wounding three others. The teenager, identified as T.J. Lane, has been taken into police custody. Now media pundits are speculating on who or what is to blame for this latest spate of violence.
Governor Christie’s proposed State Budget provides that the Homestead Tax Credit will not be changed and will remain capped at last year’s reduced benefit levels.
Instead of focusing on getting our economy back on track, House Republicans are making an effort to radically change the law on birth control, abortion and a multitude of other issues pertaining to women’s health and the degree to which government gets involved in our personal privacy.
A deadbeat is someone who does not pay his bills or fulfill similar obligations. Working families in America cannot afford to elect any more deadbeat Republicans.
Health care insurance is important to protect my family’s health and my small business. By going without coverage, we are taking the risk that we could lose everything. If one of us were to get sick and need hospitalization, the heavy costs could force me to use the assets of my business to cover medical debt, which could destroy my business.
I have been going back over articles I had written some months ago. There are those, when I would repeat myself about certain situations, and here I go again, as a reminder of what’s still going on.
A guy walks into a bar and says, “ouch.” Now, you might be thinking that’s a really bad one-liner. Actually, I was just recounting the start of my day.
Contraception and abortion are shaping up to be mobilizing issues in this year’s presidential election.
When my sister and I were kids, we giggled upon learning that 60 percent of the human body is comprised of water. We wiggled and wobbled and moved our bodies in mushy wave-like motions, mimicking the sloshy mess one would expect of something made largely of liquid.