Patt Morrison for December 20, 2011

House Debates Payroll Tax Extension Plan

House votes not-to-vote on payroll tax cut extension

This morning the House voted not-to vote on the payroll tax cut extension.
In the last five years, over five hundred people on average were murdered each year at work in the United States according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Consequently, homicide is currently the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in America.

California’s smallest baby raises host of really big questions

On Aug. 30, 2011, doctors at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center delivered Melinda Star Guido, the smallest baby ever to be born in the state of California and the second smallest baby to be born in the United States.

It’s almost New Year’s Eve – last minute tax tips for 2011

With less than two weeks left in 2011, income tax accountants across America are reminding their clients to tie up loose ends and get their ducks in a row before January 1st.

Holiday music at its best – and worst

Christmas music ... entire stops on the radio dial are devoted to it for at least a month every year. Record stores have entire sections full of it. It inspires delight and sometimes loathing, depending on your faith and musical preferences.
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