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An Iowa Taco Joint Lost 25 Percent of Its Business After This Picture of an Employee Hit the Internet
“She was extremely rude because I was upset with her appearance and behavior.”
As more and more abortion clinics continue to close nationwide, the number of abortions nationally continues to decline. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest national abortion statistics today and found the number and rate of reported abortions fell 3 percent in 2010, the most recent year for which the CDC has [……
A new report from the state health department in Arizona shows the number of abortions there has declined more than seven percent, thanks in part to the passage of more pro-life laws limiting abortions.
The Department of Health Services annual abortion report shows a 7.4% decrease in the number of abortions performed in Arizona in 2012 as compared to 2011.
Abortions dropped 8 percent from 2010-2011 after dropping 30 percent the year before.
One of the biggest and most divisive themes of the 2012 campaign season was the battle between “the makers” and “the takers,” which reached its peak with the release of Mitt Romney’s secretly recorded ”47 percent” comments. Romney backtracked from the comments at the time, but in a post-election conference call suggested that President Obama’s promise of “gifts” (like free contraceptives and college loan forgiveness) did plenty to win him reelection.
Florida, with its miles of pristine beaches, vibrant resort cities, retirement communities and recreation-centered lifestyle, is considered by many political pundits and opinion pollsters as a bellwether state for its social and political trending.
That’s why when the Sunshine State was the first to pass the one-million threshold for licensed concealed-weapon permits, those people who pay close attention to national opinions and trends took special notice.
Remember when Warren Buffett’s secretary was invited to the 2012 State of the Union address to serve as the president’s human prop for raising tax rates on the wealthy? Well, it didn’t work. The president and vice president released their tax returns today, and President Obama’s effective tax rate went down last year, to around 18 percent. That’s closing in on Mitt Romney territory, and we all know he was getting away with something.
An estimated 47 percent of Detroit’s property owners pay no taxes, according to recent report from The Detroit News.
“Nearly half of the owners of Detroit’s 305,000 properties failed to pay their tax bills last year, exacerbating a punishing cycle of declining revenues and diminished services for a city in a financial crisis,” the report notes, citing more than 200,000 pages of tax documents.