There are any number of penalties and programs global warming advocates have dreamed-up in order to stave off their much-anticipated climate apocalypse. One of the more revealing is a proposal, from French academics, to impose a carbon tax on beef. The reason? Livestock is a huge source of greenhouse gas.
The national debt hit an ugly milestone last week, topping $21 trillion for the first time:
The national debt exceeded $21 trillion for the first time on Thursday, a little more than six months after it hit first $20 trillion on Sept. 8.