More of the rest of us are behind
"From the ‘Do As I Say Not As I Do’ department: federal employees owe $3.3 billion in back taxes."
— PolitiFact Texas
Fund to replenish, state forecasts
Says Texas lawmakers agreed to cut state's rainy day fund in half, spending "$4 billion from current $8 billion."
Never mind cost of new students
Says public education will get more money in 2012-13 though lawmakers cut $15 billion in overall spending.
136 USS Ronald Reagans
"If you printed a $1 bill for the entirety of the $14.1 trillion national debt, the resulting pile of money would weigh more than 136 aircraft carriers."
Says the Texas Forest Service planted 6,000 trees in the Dallas/Fort Worth area before the Super Bowl for unknown reasons at an unknown cost.
Explore the pyramids, then Mecca?
Says the director of NASA says its main mission is Muslim outreach.
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