The Myth of the Obama Cave-In – Mother Jones

At President Barack Obama’s first press conference after winning reelection, CNN’s Jessica Yellin posed a saucy question: "Mr. President, on the fiscal cliff, two years ago, sir, you said that you wouldn’t extend the Bush-era tax cuts, but at the end of the day, you did. So, respectfully, sir, why should the American people and the Republicans believe that you won’t cave again this time?" (More)

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FIRST METH LAB BUST IN COUNTY – Daily Southerner

TARBORO — A Tuesday afternoon traffic stop in Tarboro resulted in the discovery of methamphetamine inside the vehicle by members of the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office drug task and Tarboro Police Department. (More)

Tarboro NC – So who’s to blame? (Tarboro vs East Lincoln State Playoffs Football Game)

Response: Good article. I have been hearing a lot about the blame game and a Tarboro resident and fan said they need to get over it that they was going to lose at some point in time and that time just happened to have been against East Lincoln. I said I totally agree. What people do not do is look at the stats in a particular game and if they did they would see that all of the blame do not lie on any one person be it the coaches or players. Tarboro was 14-0 and East Lincoln was 15-0 so 2 good teams and only one could win. Congratulations Tarboro you did well!

TARBORO — Shortly after the Tarboro Vikings lost 24-20 to the East Lincoln Mustangs in the 2A state championship game Saturday, loyal and disloyal fans began playing the blame game on why the Vikings fell. (More)

Edgecombe County: CSX gives Kingsboro Select Site designation – Daily Southerner

TARBORO — In reference to a much needed job boost in the county, Edgecombe didn’t quite get that shot in the arm during the commissioners’ regularly scheduled meeting Monday night, but a distinctive designation was bestowed on the county that may prove that help is on its way. (More)

GOP caves, Speaker Boehner says taxes will be raised on the rich

Speaker of the House John Boehner has publicly stated that he is in favor of raising taxes on the rich, and is now politically positioning himself and his party to save face while a deal is struck with President Barack Obama to avoid sending America’s economy over the ‘fiscal cliff.’ (More)

4 tax breaks for parents on the chopping block – CNN Money

Response: Now this is real interesting.

Unless Congress takes action before the end of the year, four important credits for families — The Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit, Child and Dependent Care Credit and the American Opportunity Credit — will revert back to previous levels. (More)

Video/Pictures: Autumn Christmas Lights & Fireworks 10th Anniversary, All Donations Goes To Luke Moore

This year was my first year attending this event. My son and I truly enjoyed.

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