- Two men seriously hurt in crash near Fruitland (9/21/16)3
- Community helps Jackson family with two cases of muscular dystrophy (9/19/16)
- Perryville man arrested for alleged patronizing prostitution, harassment (9/23/16)6
- Eldorado Resorts to buy Isle of Capri Casinos (9/20/16)7
- Concealed-carry restrictions remain in Missouri despite new state law (9/18/16)22
- Video and evidence largely confirm trooper's claims in April traffic stop shooting (9/23/16)6
- Funeral procession of former Cape Girardeau police chief Henry H. Gerecke (9/22/16)17
- Cape man accused of attacking pregnant girlfriend (9/22/16)
- Poplar Bluff man accused of beating a grandmother to death with baseball bat (9/18/16)
- Cape man may lose eye after shovel beating, police say (9/25/16)2
Tax cut not paid for
Hold everything! There is too much celebration over the big compromise between Democrats and Republicans to extend the payroll tax cut and continue the unemployment benefits.
Because the deal is not paid for. The $150 billion costs are simply added to the annual deficit and the public debt. The deal just moves us closer to government default on the public debt and the mob rule that will soon follow.
We (the media, the politicians and the people) must wake up.
BILL D. BURLISON, Wardell, Mo.