Current Events That I Find Fascinating...NON FOOD RELATED BLOG...
Feb. 16, 2009 8:10 pm
Updated: Feb. 23, 2009 9:03 am
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FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS TAX CREDIT:
Honestly, what is the benefit of this tax credit? I bought a home in April 4, 2008 and realized "Bozo! You aren't qualified!" while I was doing my taxes early. Besides that, in reality is this credit really going to do for those who receive it?
Unless you take the credit and invest it, for example a CD for safety reasons because the stock market is going to he!!, and earn interest then yes it does benefit you. Or, if you make an extra payment on your home, you could decrease that interest but still have to pay the credit back when the IRS/government decides to legislate a concrete way to actually obligate receivers to repay.
But let's be practical, most will probably blow it off and when it "disappears" into whatever whim they go spend the credit on, then you will be stuck paying XXX amount of dollars starting 2010.
So in reality, it is a tax credit but more like an interest free loan right? (This is from a pea minded 26 year old with no history of buying a home prior to 2008 and only doing my taxes/huband taxes.)
OVER 55,000 INMATES TO BE RELEASED IN CALIFORNIA BY 2012:
WTF? What about public safety? You spend all this money to put them in there, care for them while they are in prison, then BAM! early parole or early release for you because it is "cruel and unusual punishment." I do not wish for any inmates (or employees because they are just doing their job) to be harmed in prison but honestly you are in prison for something you did "wrong" (PLEASE EXCUSE ME FOR THOSE WHO ARE INNOCENT AND WRONGFULLY ACCUSED AND HAVE NOT BEEN FREED). I was reading that it costs $46,000 per inmate to sustain them in prison. HOLY MOLY! In West Virginia, the state median income in 2004 was $33,933 and nationally $44,334. NOT TO BELITTLE THE EMPLOYEES OF A FEDERAL PRISON but why does it cost so much to sustain 1 prisoner to the equivalent of what some/most families make working hard and making a descent living? I just don't get it. Let's do the math... $46,000 X 55,000 prisoners = $2,530,000,000. No wonder our economy is going down the toilet and our kids aren't getting a proper education right? (THIS IS MORE OR LESS A JOKE TO TRANSITION INTO THE NEXT TOPIC. IT REALLY ISN'T ANYTHING TO JOKE ABOUT BUT LET'S MOVE ON SHALL WE.)
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? RHIANNA AND CHRIS BROWN
I will be brief on this subject since it is alleged physical abuse/assault and I didn't witness it with my own eyes. BUT HONESTLY...Chris what were you thinking? I understand you turned yourself in but leaving her unconscious to later admit that you messed up is flat out ________! (fill in the blank for yourself) Rhianna and all the women out there... KEEP STRONG AND SAY GOODBYE TO THE _______! (fill in the blank for yourself)
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? NADYA SULEMAN
We all know her as the octoplet mom. ENOUGH SAID! And I heard she has a website to receive donations for her kids. I just don't understand the world.
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? MICHAEL PHELPS
2 bronze in 2004, 8 gold medals at a single Olympics, 14 gold medals in your careeer, 16 in total medals in your career. Why on earth would you even be doing such a thing? You should be high on life and not that other stuff.
Ok. I'm done for the night. I think I got some of my frustrations out. I'm sorry for those who found this inappropriate and please leave a post of your feelings so I may know better next time I get into a whim of wanting to whine about the world.
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? ALFIE PATTEN AND CHANTELLE STEADMAN
If you did not see the Recipe Exchange Post written by Pmkc97 tonight Google Alfie Patten or Dad at 13 and read the article.
After reading this article, I'm seriously done with the world today. I don't think I can handle anymore. My family should just buy an island far away and hope for the best. Yes I admit I had my first child at
20 but I worked and went to school and provided like I was suppose to. My first daughter has always seen me home everyday and has yet to even see a daycare. Same goes for my second daughter.