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February 1, 2012

President old Chrysler being offered on eBay for $1 million

President old Chrysler being offered on eBay for $1 million

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    If you’ve got $1 million and a burning desire for a 2005 Chrysler 300C once driven by the then-senator, you can snag it on eBay. Obama leased the car until 2007, when he replaced it with a greener Ford Escape hybrid, reports CNN. Chicago’s Tim O’Boyle bought it from a showroom — only 20,800 miles on it — and tried to auction it off after the 2008 election….

Obama Wants to Force Colleges to Reduce Tuition

Obama Wants to Force Colleges to Reduce Tuition

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    In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama “put colleges and universities on notice.” Find a way to stop tuition from going up, he told them, or risk losing federal aid money. Following up on that charge, Obama put forward a proposal on Friday at the University of Michigan that, if passed, would tie federal campus-based aid programs to tuition policies for the first time in…

A New Study Reveals That Poor People Pay More for Car Insurance

A New Study Reveals That Poor People Pay More for Car Insurance

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    Low-income drivers are routinely charged higher auto insurance premiums than well-heeled car owners. But why should the poor pay a premium when it comes to premiums? Is the system inherently unfair? Or are there valid reasons why poor drivers tend to represent bigger risks for insurers? The Consumer Federation of America just released a study entitled “Lower-Income Households and the Auto Insurance Marketplace: Challenges and Opportunities.” Insurers analyze…

Tracy Morgan’s Mother About to Lose Her House, He Won’t Help

Tracy Morgan’s Mother About to Lose Her House, He Won’t Help

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  Tracy Morgan ’s mother is about to lose her house — and she says her multimillionaire son won’t help her. Alicia Warden, who lives in northeast Ohio (and spoke on the condition we not reveal the exact location), says she owes less than $25,000 on her home, but the most the “30 Rock” star — who is worth $18 million, according to Forbes — offered to give her was…

Moving And Very Funny Letter From An Ex-Slave To His Former Master

Moving And Very Funny Letter From An Ex-Slave To His Former Master

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We found this amazing letter from an emancipated slave to his former master at Project Gutenberg, via LettersofNote.com The letter was written, or dictated, by Jourdan Anderson and sent to his former master, Colonel P.H. Anderson. Jourdan had been living in Ohio, earning wages as a free man. Colonel Anderson had written Jourdan asking him to come back and work on the farm again. The letter’s tone is at times friendly and…