03/31/10. 49 Year Old, Shiela Simon has been picked to be the running mate for Illinois Govenor Patrick Quinn as Lt. Govenor. She is the daughter of the late former Illinois U.S. Senator, Paul Simon. She recently lost a race for Mayor of Carbondale, Illinois. Currently Ms. Simon is a professor of law.
03/30/10. The U.S. in 2009 has dismissed 428 military men and women for their "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy. This policy is regarding gay military personnel. More to come, stay tune.
03/29/10. In Moscow, Russia two bombs went off in their subways during morning rush hours. The bomb blasts were carried by two Islamic women. Suicide bombers. The first blast was around 8 A.M. killing 25 people and the second blast was at another train station at around 8:40 A.M. killing 12 commuters. Many more early morning riders were injured. No one organization has come forward but the Russian government has been fighting islamic freedom fighters within Russian borders. More to come, stay tune.
03/29/10. The Swedish Automaker, Volvo currently owned by Ford has been sold for $3 1/2 billion dollars to a Chinese company. Ford paid about $6 1/2 billion dollars for the company.
03/28/10. President Obama met with troops in Afghanistan. He also had a meeting with Afghanistan President Arkizi. The President insured that America will continue securing that country. Currently there are 80,000 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan and by September 20010 an additional 20,000 troops to land in that country. The President is on his way back to the States.
03/27/10. In the State of Nevada, 51% of all mortgages is upside down. This means that the value or equity of these mortgages are MORE than the home is valued at. What a sad, sad note on the leadership of this country.
03/26/10. The Democrats have announced that all people who seek to tan their bodies at any salon in the U.S.A. will be taxed an extra 10% to pay for the new National Health Care program.
03/25/10. The new Health Care law that President Obama has backed and signed will be about 25% of the United States Gross National Product. Currently it is about 7%.
03/24/10. Toyota has fixed/repaired over one million vehicles that the company had re-called in the U.S.A.. Toyota announced that they will now repair any of their model's accelerator if asked. More to come, stay tune.
03/23/10. February 2010 Existing Home Sales down 32% from February 2009.
03/22/10. National Average of Regular Gasoline is $2.81 per gallon.
03/21/10. The President has announced that the 15% Capital Gains Rate to be increased to 24% starting in 2011. 20% will be allocated to the U.S. General fund and 4% for Medicaid. More to come, stay tune.
03/20/10. The official unemployment rate in the State of Illinois is 12.2%.
03/19/10. Chicago, Illinois has ask State Legislatures for money. Actually the Chicago Schools need $1 billion dollars for their operating budget and $1.5 billion dollars to fix Mayor Daley's deficit of his Teachers Pension Plan. State Legislatures told Mayor Daley, NO! More to come, stay tune.
03/18/10. The U.S. Secret Service has requested Congress for $17 million for the 2012 election. More to come, stay tune.
03/17/10. HAPPY SAINT PATRICK'S DAY!
03/17/10. Currently The United State has a little over 6 million home owners in foreclosures. Well, there goes the campaign promise of HOPE from the 44th President.
03/16/10. The State of Illinois has five Pensions that have about $45 billion dollars. More to come, stay tune.
03/15/10. In Illinois, the deficit is about $90 Billion dollars. A portion of this money is owed to small business owners. Most of these small business owners have closed their doors. Out of business. More to come, stay tune.
03/14/10. In February 2010, the United States deficit is 220,914 billion dollars.
03/13/10. Chile had a 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock.
03/12/10. The state of Kansas will cut 9% of their school teachers and staff.
03/11/10. The State of Illinois deficit is over $12 Billion dollars.
03/10/10. Chicago's Midway Airport flights have been tardy or late 63% of the time.
03/09/10. The movie, Avatar has made $2 billion dollars worldwide.
03/08/10. Average National price for regular gasoline is $2.73 per gallon. In Chicago, the average price for regular gasoline is $2.85 per gallon.
03/07/10. 82nd Academy Awards is tonight.
03/01-06/10. Still Sick. feeling better but weak.
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