Effects of this change in the Atlantic are likely to add to the coming cold climate era with the production of more severe, longer and deeper winter weather for the northern hemisphere and especially for Europe and Asia. The North Atlantic, according to the SSRC, is not expected to begin warming again until the 2040’s.
According to Pew, 53% of adults say the federal government threatens their personal rights and freedoms; 43% say it does not. Of those who said yes, 31% believe the federal government is a major threat to their rights and 22% believe it is just a minor threat. According to Reason, 47% of adults believe the less government the better; 46% believe there are more things the government should be doing.
Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.9% from 7.8% ABC News reports, "The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, as the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent, according to data from the U.S. Labor Department. … Employment numbers for November were revised higher to 247,000 from 161,000. For December, they were also revised higher to 196,000 from 155,000."
Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties 'cause it's cooooold out there today! It’s cold out there every day in Washington. And every day it feels like we’re waking up with the same problems, hearing the same excuses and having the same conversations about entitlements we've been having for decades. Whenever it’s time to take action, Washington gets scared of its shadow and Americans get three more months of spending. Maybe this Groundhog Day will be different…
Some Families to be Unable to Afford Insurance Due to Health Care Law "Glitch" The Associated Press reports, "Some families could get priced out of health insurance due to what's being called a glitch in President Barack Obama's overhaul law. IRS regulations issued Wednesday failed to fix the problem as liberal backers of the president's plan had hoped.