The Republicans have been absolutely determined to make certain that the rich and large corporations not contribute one penny for deficit reduction, and that all of the sacrifice comes from the middle class and working families in terms of cuts in Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, LIHEAP, community health centers, education, Head Start, nutrition, MILC, affordable housing and many other vitally important programs.
“I cannot support legislation like the Reid proposal which balances the budget on the backs of struggling Americans while not requiring one penny of sacrifice from the wealthiest people in our country. That is not only grotesquely immoral, it is bad economic policy.” [more]
It has recently been reported on these pages that "New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole in Global Warming Alarmism". http://caps.fool.com/Blogs/new-nasa-data-blow-gaping-hole/620350 [more]
Having set minimum efficiency standards for cars and appliances, it is no surprise that some in the Federal Government will attempt to take steps to free us from our oil addiction by mandating increased lighting efficiency. [more]
According to new data from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center, there were 2706 new record high temperatures set in June versus 251 new record low temperatures. [more]