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NSA collects data on US citizens' social connections
Sat Sep 28, 2013
All of N.S.A.’s work has a foreign intelligence purpose,” the spokeswoman added. “Our activities are centered on counterterrorism, counterproliferation and cybersecurity.”.....Ok wasn't this the same agency that made headlines just yesterday for spying on their girlfriend and …
Second teen charged in WWII vet's murder fell in with 'wrong people,' family says
Mon Aug 26, 2013
I would of loved to see the same writer of this article, write the same article if the tables were reversed and the victim was black and 2 white men beat him to death. First of all it would of been a hate crime, and secondly, they would of wanted the men locked up for life and the key thrown away. T …
Health insurance now costs $16,000 for average family
Tue Aug 20, 2013
I am not sure where the writer of this article is getting thier numbers. We own a small business that insures approximately 75 people. Last year our insurance premiums increased 28%. We were informed last month they are increasing 33%. We belong to co-ops with other companies. Our deductible is 6000 …
Black bear chases down, claws 12-year-old girl in Michigan
Fri Aug 16, 2013
George, obviously you did not have a fun free childhood. I grew up in the country. We came in right at dark on summer nights. Mom, dad and no one else worried about us cause that's what all kids did. We had no cell phones, just mom yelling out the back door. If we came home after dark, we listened t …
Recess-bound House votes to gut Obama health care law for 40th time
Fri Aug 2, 2013
Our business was informed last week that the medical premiums we pay for about 80 employees will increase 33% when our renewal comes up. Do you really think that a small business can support this and survive? Not many that I know of. You have 3 options...sell, fold or decrease employee hours so you …
Obamacare won't slash workers' hours, report finds
Wed Jul 24, 2013
We live in Washington State too and employ about 80 people. We were informed yesterday our insurance premiums for our employees will increase approx. 33% next year. We currently pay about 800.00 per employee and that does not include spouse or children. Small business will have a difficult time …
Best and worst cities for small business workers
Sun Jun 23, 2013
How could Seattle be 4th? We have a horrible tax rate, high housing cost, and terrible traffic. We have lived outside of Seattle for 50+ years and have owned a small business for 50 years. Business tax is high, and the state will suck you dry with taxes and regulations if you even think of expanding …
Obama: Many Americans don't 'fully grasp' the sacrifice of soldiers
Mon May 27, 2013
You as well Mr. President.
Acting IRS head apologizes, blames 'foolish mistakes' for targeting of conservative groups
Fri May 17, 2013
What I find quite freighting is the President once again knew nothing about what was going on. Think about it folks, he has yet to know anything about all the scandals that have occurred during "his watch". Scary
Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 percent, study says
Tue Mar 26, 2013
People are fools if they didn't see this coming. The money for Medicaid and government subsidised insurance, has to come from somewhere. It will come from hard working people that don't take advantage of the government. They know this because they are smart enough to realize that someone has to pay …
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