According to a recent survey from Gallup® Politics, six of every 10 Americans polled believe the federal government holds too much power. Over 1,500 adults, age 18 and above in all 50 states and the District of Columbia were surveyed via telephone, and the new statistics were the highest recorded percentage since Gallup® first posed the question in 2010.
As a society we have become accustomed to labeling different generations with short and catchy nicknames. Currently we have Generation X for those born from 1965 through 1979; Generation Y for those born from 1980 through 2000; and lastly we have Generation Z for those born from 2001 through the present.
One day after approving the a prepackaged Chapter 11 plan filed by educational publishing company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co., New York bankruptcy judge Robert E. Gerber ruled on June 22 that the petition was improperly filed in New York. The U.S. Trustee, bankruptcy watchdog for the Justice Department, had filed a motion to move the case to Boston on May 30, saying there was no basis for a bankruptcy in New York.
With thousands of bankruptcies filed daily due to the mortgage meltdown and recession, bankruptcy attorneys in Crystal Lake, Illinois – and those across the nation – find themselves competing for business. As a result, slick advertising publicizing inferior “bankruptcy mills” has flooded daytime television with loud commercials and crammed in-boxes with unwanted spam.