In a bad-economy year full of silly laws, mortgage miseries, political gaffes, Hatfield-McCoy feuding, credit downgrades, mysteriously rising prices, fee gouging and art-project political campaigns, here's a guide to help you to weed out the ridiculous from the truly tragic.
One definition of a fair tax is one that someone else pays. For Cain, that someone is anyone not bringing home an upper six-figure income.
Once the ninth woman came forward to accuse the presidential candidate of sexual misconduct, Mr. Cain commandeered the development as his case in point.
It's now been more than 300 days since the Republicans have taken over the U.S. House of Representatives yet they still haven't put forward a jobs plan.
This week, in an act of faux-compromise, Speaker John Boehner decided to press a vote on President Obama's jobs legislation. Not the entire bill mind you, just one piece that was included to engender support from Republicans.
All the 999 plan does is tighten the grip on American's already struggling and continually growing lower class by shifting tax pressure from the wealthy to the middle-class.