Topic: The Great Depression
The corporate share of the nation's tax receipts has substantially dropped since the mid-1950s
04/27/2011 11:09 am
Despite more than 40 years of Earth Day events and more environmental awareness now than ever, humanity continues to degrade the Earth. Environmental education hasn't translated awareness into action. Fortunately, there are easy ways to cut back our consumption.
04/22/2011 11:00 am
Google honors Charlie Chaplin on his 122nd birthday, which is April 16th, with a Youtube video.
04/15/2011 03:28 pm
With the news of Glenn Beck leaving Fox officially announced, it's time to reflect. The host has packed a lot of wallop in just two-plus years at Fox News. Conspiracy theories, apocalyptic predictions, and just plain eyebrow-raising statements have kept the folks at Media Matters for America, a liberal watchdog group, busy. They track his show (along with many others) and take notes. Now that the show “Glenn Beck” is ending later this year, Media Matters has opened its files and shared some of the most noteworthy moments. We’ve whittled the list down to the 10 most controversial things Mr. Beck has said on Fox – so far, at least. It bears noting that Beck has a lot of followers, who admire his populist conservative critique of the Obama era. His Facebook page has more than 1.8 million fans -- coincidentally, the same number of viewers he had as of January (down from 2.9 million in January 2010). Whether those fans believe his every word is hard to tell. But, like any good showman, he knows how to draw a crowd.
04/07/2011 03:41 pm
Budget stalemate has many on Capitol Hill crunching numbers. With any new budget, taxes may be the real third rail of politics. Can the U.S. solve its fiscal woes without more revenue?
04/07/2011 09:59 am
Government shutdown can be avoided if Obama can end the budget stalemate and remind Americans that they have obligations to one another
04/06/2011 11:59 am
April Fool your friends and family with an 'apple' pie made with Ritz crackers.
03/31/2011 12:07 pm
Nobody in Washington or Wall Street wants to admit it, but the economy is leaning toward another plunge
03/31/2011 11:23 am
The US is waiting for a consumer-driven economic recovery, but it isn't likely to come. Consumers don't have jobs or credit, and they're in no position to borrow.
03/22/2011 03:35 pm
Some members of wealthy communities don't want to pay high property taxes after their kids leave the public school system.
03/10/2011 04:30 pm