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Giving Thanks for America's Givers

Chuck3645 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 8:50 AM
Check your facts, we had a balanced budget, not a surplus. The debt was still there, we just didn't add to it.
CVN65 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:01 AM
Actually we didn't even have that because the Federal govt still stole the surplus from Soc Sec. Allidunce creates a number of strawmen here. The rich aren't crying about hurting. We are pointing out that you can't cook the goose that lays the golden egg.

Chandler Osborn, 14, watched Fox News coverage of Hurricane Sandy last week and decided to take action.

"Last weekend, me and my younger brother, Cooper, 7, did a fundraiser in Colorado Springs to help the people" affected by the storm, he told me. The siblings set up a table at the Colorado Springs Sugar Plum Festival, gave away patriotic car magnets and pins for any donations, and collected signatures on a giant banner of support for the victims. "We raised $612 in one weekend."

The Osborns joined countless Americans across the country who stepped up, in small and large ways, to...