I find America impotent when I read stories like this. Illegal immigrants marching in broad daylight, and our country does nothing. Are laws supposed to be the laws? What are the consequence for breaking laws? Are laws optional for legal residents, too?
National debt: $13,872,907,209,101.48 according to the US National Debt Clock as of 21 Dec 2010 at 11:52:51 PM GMT.
Number of people: 308,745,538 according to the US Census.
Lessee… carry the one… and voila! Your share is $44,933.14.
From “A guide to the fight over the ‘Bush tax cuts” is his snippet –
“We could get [tax cuts] done this week, but we’re still in this wrestling match with John Boehner and Mitch McConnell about the last 2 to 3 percent” of upper-income taxpayers, Obama said.
So, Mr. President, get ‘er done. Stop fighting about that last 2 or 3 percent and extend those tax cuts this week.