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November 13, 2012

About those national deficit issues…

  • $98B was added to the national deficit during the first month of fiscal 2012 according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
  • $120B was added to the national deficit during the first month of fiscal 2013; however, the White House insists this year’s deficit will come in at approximately $990 billion — more than $100 billion less than last year’s $1.1 trillion total. This all assumes, by the way, that Obama and Congress can make a deal on the “fiscal cliff.” source
18:39 // 1 year ago
December 27, 2011

This year, Santa taught one Arizona family to never give up hope.

an honest-to-goodness christmas miracle. Nobody thought Sam Schmid, a business major at Arizona State University, was going to recover from a traumatic car crash in October; his family was ready to take him off life support. His doctor ran just one more brain scan and advised them to wait a week before making any decisions. That same day, Schmid became responsive and even opened his eyes. He was allowed one day to be at home with his family for Christmas. With intense therapy, he hopes to be back at school next year. “There is no better gift,” his mother said. source

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15:30 // 2 years ago
October 29, 2011

laughingsquid:

Video of Snow Falling In New York City In October

Dear weather: You suck. Sincerely, New York City.

12:15 // 2 years ago
November 15, 2010

Retail sales make big leap last month, thanks to auto sales rebound

  • 1.2% the increase in retail sales in October, the largest leap in seven months, much of it due to the improving auto market of late
  • four number of consecutive months of retail improvements; this month’s jump more than doubled analyst expectations source
10:12 // 3 years ago