The Sacramento Bee is reporting that a car wash business in Sacramento, California was visited by two IRS agents demanding the meager payment of 4 cents from owner, Aaron Zeff.
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Michael Fumento writes at Forbes.com that the out of control Toyota Prius story is likely a hoax.
Mid-term election season is well under way, and 2010 is likely to be a remarkable year for a number of statewide elections with challengers taking on incumbents sitting in Capitol Hill offices and Governor seats across the country. The Water Cooler will begin a weekly round-up of some these races and other stories relating to the elections happening around the nation, so be sure to stop by and check out who may be running for office in your state.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Va. passes 1st bill banning health care mandate, NBC's Castro-driven journalism, and Massa mess plagues Pelosi.
Democratic leaders in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are still figuring out how to merge the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act [SAFRA] into the budget reconciliation package, but Democrats may have taken on a more difficult task than originally realized.
Biden chastises Israel for building in its own capital city.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: CBC: Obama not listening,Patrick Kennedy flips out on House floor, and Dems are stuck with a mess of their own making.
New York's 29th congressional district is without a representative since former Democratic congressman Eric Massa resigned in disgrace on Monday amid scandal. It is up to New York's Gov. David Paterson, a Democrat, who is embroiled in controversy himself these days, to call a special election in order to fill the vacant seat.
President Obama attempts to re-woo young voters with extended health care coverage.
Former Congressman Eric Massa may still have problems with the truth and just because he is sticking it to liberal Democrats this past week does not mean he has changed his ways. Mr. Massa accused The Washington Times' Water Cooler blog of not showing all the facts when we caught him on video telling a crowd of Net Root Nation attendees he would vote against "the interests" of his district.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: 43% have less than $10k for retirement,How the Labor Dept. finessed the jobs report, and 66% of Independents say Obama is to their left.
States across the country are beginning to take steps in the chance that the Democrats' health care legislation indeed becomes a reality.
Democratic congressman John Conyers' wife, Monica, former president of the Detroit city council, is set to be sentenced on Wednesday. There are reports the prosecutors are asking for four years or more in the slam.
CQ Politics is reporting Rep. Eric Massa (D - NY) will resign as originally scheduled.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is set to release likely anti-Israel recommendations for Middle East action