Are you shopping for that person who has everything? Or looking for something unique for yourself? iPotty's to yodeling pickles, Amazon.com is sure to have something for you or that special someone.Full Story >
Are you shopping for that person who has everything and you have no idea what to buy them? Or maybe looking for something unique for yourself? From iPotty's to yodeling pickles, Amazon.com is sure to have something for you or that special someone.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 3:37 PM EDT2013-05-24 19:37:20 GMT
A Colerain High School teacher was placed on administrative leave. According to the Northwest Local School District, an initial investigation indicated potential criminal activity, and the teacher wasFull Story >
According to the Northwest Local School District, an initial investigation indicated potential criminal activity, and the teacher was placed on leave beginning May 17.Full Story >
Reality Check, responds to a viewer's question about the debt ceiling debate.
Glenn Sterling in Villa Hills writes,
"All this debate, bickering and proselytizing over the budget and the debt ceiling, yet the simple and logical solution to preventing this from happening again seems to be getting lost in the fog...a balanced budget amendment. how could anyone with even a modicum of financial common sense be opposed to this?"
For those of you who might not know, the House last week passed the only measure that has been passed by Congress so far in this debate and that measure is known as Cut, Cap and Balance.
Cut, Cap and Balance would allow the feds to have their 2.7 trillion dollar increase while, making:
Cuts - substantial cuts in spending that will reduce the deficit next year and each year after that for at least 10 years. For the year 2012 it would have cut spending by 111 billion in future spending
Cap - enforceable spending caps would tie how much the feds can spend to how much tax revenue is being taken in. the bill would have capped future spending at 18 percent of GDP, or our nations gross domestic product.
Balance - congressional passage of a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- but only if it includes both a spending limitation and a super-majority or a 2/3rds vote for raising taxes, in addition to balancing revenues and expenses.
After making it through the House, that measure died in the Senate when it was tabled.
Today there is talk that Republicans will bring back and push for a vote again on a balanced budget amendment.
If it were to happen would take at least 7 years to work its way through the states because each state must vote to approve the change to the Constitution. One of the major issues here is that there is strong opposition to a balanced budget amendment from some lawmakers including the President himself who said last week.
"We don't need a Constitutional amendment to tell us to do our jobs. The Constitution already tell us to do our jobs and that the government is living within our means and making responsible choices."
The reality is that the government is not living within its means and the American people know it. Maybe that is why a new CNN poll shows that 2 out of every 3 Americans supports Cut Cap and Balance.
Despite the fact that Sen. Harry Reid called the measure the worst piece of legislation in history, 63 percent of Democrats support Cut Cap and Balance and 65 percent of Independents do as well.
Here's what you need to know.
The one thing most Americans can probably agree upon is that they don't trust politicians.
Friday, May 24 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:37:58 GMT
Police in Salisbury are investigating after they say a man confessed to fatally stabbing his girlfriend and using her blood to draw a heart on a building. According to police, the unidentified man toldFull Story >
Police in Salisbury are investigating after they say a man confessed to fatally stabbing his girlfriend and using her blood to draw a heart on a building.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 10:43 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:43:18 GMT
A 19-year-old Clifton resident was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated burglary and numerous counts of drug possession. According to the Cincinnati Police Department, Kyle "Lucky" McNamara was armedFull Story >
A 19-year-old Clifton resident was arrested on Wednesday for aggravated burglary and numerous counts of drug possession.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Wednesday, May 22 2013 1:23 PM EDT2013-05-22 17:23:38 GMT
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report. According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report, officersFull Story >
A Charlotte mother is teaching her young son a lesson, by having him arrested, after he stole her Pop-Tarts, according to a police report.Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 9:13 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:13:57 GMT
A man was found shot to death in Over-the-Rhine overnight. It was just before 3A-M when Cincinnati dispatch received a call about a man bleeding from the head near the intersection of Goose Alley andFull Story >
Cincinnati police have released the name of a man who was shot and killed early Friday morning in OTR. Full Story >
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