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Anyone who thinks that we are still living in a free country needs to watch John Stossell on Fox, because it is ridiculous the laws that have been passed that people don't even know about. That you can't even open your own business, without the OK of the government.
Did you know that people making millions only pay Social Security tax on the first $113,700? All we have to do to make Social Security solvent well into the future is change this limit, making millionaires pay the tax on all their income. But this easy fix doesn't happen because these people give millions to Congress.
Now, WVSSAC officials, you should ask yourselves: Is receiving those perks and trinkets from Wheeling really worth making those kids in the Super Six play on a sheet of ice?
The owners or management of the cemetery in Hometown, Putnam County, need to clean up the mausoleum. They allow all this stuff to be put on them. They should be sacred.
Who pays the power bill for all the burnt-out light bulbs on Corridor G? The street lamps? The last count was 50 along one stretch.
It seems that if you're a Republican your health insurance has gone up either 90 percent or dropped completely. But if you're a Democrat it seems like your cost has stayed the same or maybe even your benefits have improved. Gee, I don't understand it.
I really enjoyed James Haught's article on some of his favorite writers and books. It was rare and refreshing in this day and age. Young writers would do well to follow his example.
Surplus is now about $2.7 trillion, not billion. This money is invested in government bonds with average maturity of about seven years, and paying about 3.5 percent interest. Because payments now exceed income, Social Security has started cashing in some of these bonds.