Americans will spend more this year per capita on taxes than on food ($2,693), clothing ($1,404) and shelter ($5,833) combined. The single highest spending item is federal taxes, at $7,026 … Arizonans’ per-capita bite is $9,041, a combination of federal and state taxes.
Sara Hammond, The Arizona Daily Star, Sept. 19, 1999.(via philosophicalconservatism)
1700 precious lives were killed in Syria this week. This WEEK. ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN SEVEN DAYS.
Where are the throngs of privileged white hipsters with no connection to the Middle East crying in rage over the much more devastating situation in Syria?
My neighbor’s puppy found a hole in the fence, so he popped by to say hello yesterday