| FORUM | ARCHIVE |                    | TOTAL QUIZ RESULT |

  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - US politics
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Welcome stranger, click here to read about some of the great benefits of registering for a free account with us and joining us in our global online community.

US politics

 Post Reply Post Reply
Seko- View Drop Down
WorldHistoria Master
WorldHistoria Master

Joined: 01 Sep 2004
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 11685
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Seko- Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: US politics
    Posted: 02 Dec 2010 at 05:59
Not knowing where to eat my lunch I figure this thread is as good as any another.

In this week's news.

- The GOP is threatening to block all bills until Tax Cuts are extended (meaning - till they all have their newest members in session come next year). http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_democrats_lame_duck_politics

- The military doesn't think gays are a problem.

Tax Cuts - the Republicans want to extend them for all families and the Democrats to only those who make less than $250,000 per year. The cost to US taxpayers? The Treasury estimates the costs of making tax cuts permanent for everyone is $3.7 trillion over 10 years.

While we watch politicians quarrel hoping they make up their minds, 2 million Americans lost their financial lifeline today. Unemployment benefits were not extended.

Edited by Seko - 02 Dec 2010 at 09:31
Back to Top
Sponsored Links

Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 12.03
Copyright ©2001-2019 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.219 seconds.