Average annual American individual income in 2011, $27,500
House Republicans Propose 34 Percent Cut To EPA Funding, Restrictions on Rulemaking
July 23, 2013
"The House proposal includes severe cuts to the clean water and drinking water state revolving funds, which provide capital for water infrastructure projects.
Ohio Governor Kaisich votes down SB310
Ohio Gov. John Kasich Signs Nation’s First Renewable Energy Freeze June 13, 2014
“Gov. Kasich promised Ohioans he would protect Ohio families, create Ohio jobs, and champion clean energy technologies. By signing this devastating bill, he has decided to ignore the health and economic interests of everyday Ohioans in favor of big corporations. We need Gov. Kasich to be strong on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green jobs to move Ohio forward.”
Went to listen to the weekend WSPD programming and was shocked to hear Fred Lefebvre giving live coverage of the global warming Lake Erie toxic algae bloom. The water crisis is being covered by program director Scott Sands unlike in 2010 when a killer tornado tore through the Toledo area, on a weekend, while WSPD news staff enjoyed the weekend off. Tuning in for about five minutes Marcy Kaptur spoke live about the problems she is having getting funding to upgrade our crumbling infrastructure.
Senate Republicans block bill to end tax breaks for outsourcing
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On Wednesday, the Senate voted 54-42 to end debate on S. 2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act — 60 votes were needed to advance the measure.
Sens. John Walsh (D-Mont.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) introduced the bill, which would give companies incentives to bring jobs back to the United States, including a tax write-off for the relocating costs and an additional 20 percent credit.
Here Is Every Foreign Country That Gets More Federal Aid Than Detroit
Detroit $108.2 Million
Cote d'lvoire $135.4M
South Sudan $393M
West Bank & Gaza $440M
South Africa $445M
A Big Texas Unwelcome in Dallas
‘Don’t Mess with Texas, ALEC!’
By Michael King, 5:31PM, Tue. Jul. 29
Protesters rally against Ted Nugent performance in Montclair
July 23, 2014
By Andrew Segedin
The Montclair Times
-See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/community-news/protesters-open-for-nugent-1.1...
Come August 5th just say no to higher property taxes! Springfield township is dumping on homeowners a proposed 7.9 mill tax. Governor Kasich is tax shifting the state burden onto the local homeowner.
Policy changes shift tax burden to homeowners and farmers
Homeowners and farmers paying 70% of property taxes
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"Ohio homeowners and farmers are paying more in property taxes these days, but not just because schools have been asking for more money.
Open Letter To Kansas School Board
"I am writing you with much concern after having read of your hearing to decide whether the alternative theory of Intelligent Design should be taught along with the theory of Evolution. I think we can all agree that it is important for students to hear multiple viewpoints so they can choose for themselves the theory that makes the most sense to them. I am concerned, however, that students will only hear one theory of Intelligent Design.
With the fluctuation of the job market it can be quite difficult to find just one job that will provide for a whole family. There are many people who have to work two or three jobs just to cover the necessities of a family, which can be frustrating and takes valuable time away from the family. While there are options for people in this situation, they are difficult to find. Luckily there are companies out there who understand these situations, and have come up with creative ways for people to earn money while still getting to spend quality time with those they love.
Two Americas (full show)
Things that stand out in this documentary.
Rand Paul: Ask Dick Cheney about Iraq War
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Bush, Cheney created the Iraq mess; why not make them try to fix it?
"Well, gee, $1 trillion or so just doesn’t buy what it used to. Take Iraq, for example.
Or, should I say: Take Iraq, please, someone — and fix it. Fend off the nasty Islamic fighters of ISIS (shall we call Wonder Woman, perhaps?) and keep that miserable sinkhole for American lives and money from coming back to bite us — again.
Police: Vegas cop killers had anti-government view
A husband and wife who went on a deadly shooting rampage in Las Vegas harbored anti-government beliefs and left a swastika and a "Don't tread on me" flag on the body of one of the two police officers they killed, authorities said Monday.
The Koch Brothers Spent Twice as Much on the 2012 Election as the Top Ten Unions Combined
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