Raising the Debt Ceiling to allow our country to pay its bills has been a relatively routine congressional process since the early 1900s. In fact, it has been elevated more than 100 times since the 60s.
A small group of fanatically-right House freshman and Tea Party members are refusing to vote in favor of raising the ceiling until their desired changes to the US Constitution are made. Yes, they want the laws that have governed our country for over 200 years changed or they will send the United States of America into economic chaos.
Jesus shot the couch and momma made it into a dress..... and she threw in a few more ruffles, 4 ties.. and some fabulous puffy Sleeves
Sadly Jesus did nothing about the bad perms on both the gals and guys..but, he did supply a butt plug on the seat of Earl the drumer.. A vibrating seat for Myrna on keyboards.. and for the that smarmy lookin guy on the end.. some Porn magazines and some KY!
B.J. Novak - 32 (Ryan on "The Office" and writer extraordinaire. He went from being Michael's INTERN to being Michael's BOSS .then back to being a TEMP. he in INGLORIOUS BASTARDS)
Dean Cain - 45 (Dean demolished Brooke Shields' hymen faster than a speeding bullet. He deflowered her when they were both horny students at Yale.) (True. Swear!)
J.K. Rowling - 46 ( British writer who gave us "Harry Potter" . . . and who is now RICHER THAN THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND. It's probably no coincidence that in the books, Harry's birthday is also July 31st.) Wesley Snipes - 49 (Tax cheat.Actor and did Drag once)
Bill Berry - 53 (Former drummer for R.E.M. He had to quit in 1997 after a brain aneurysm.)
Michael Biehn - 55 (Kyle in "The Terminator", Corporal Hicks in "Aliens", the sheriff in "Planet Terror" AND he is Val Kilmer's "huckleberry", Johnny Ringo, in "Tombstone". I saw him first ina movie called THE FAN i saw him first ina movie with Lauren BaCall)
Alan Autry - 59(Captain Bubba Skinner on "In The Heat Of The Night" and he was the mayor of Fresno, California, from 2001 to January of this year.)
Barry Van Dyke - 60 (Detective Steve Sloan on "Diagnosis Murder". His father is a Dick. Literally. Dick Van Dyke).)
Gary Lewis - 66(Son of Jerry Lewis, and leader of Gary Lewis & The Playboys. Biggest hits: 1965's "This Diamond Ring" and 1966's "Everybody Loves A Clown".)
George Liberace - (1911 - 1983) (Liberace's brother. Liberace's real name was Wladziu Valentino Liberace. He and his mad piano skills were taken from us in 1987 by the AIDS.)
Ted Cassidy - (1932 - 1979) (Lurch on "The Addams Family" TV series.)
1875 Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States, died in Carter Station, Tenn., at age 66.
1792 - The cornerstone of the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, PA, was laid. It was the first building to be used only as a U.S. government building.
1928 - MGM’s Leo the lion roared for the first time. He introduced MGM’s first talking picture, "White Shadows on the South Seas."
1932 - Enzo Ferrari retired from racing. In 1950 he launched a series of cars under his nam
1972 Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton had once undergone psychiatric treatment.
1977 The "Son of Sam" killer claimed his last victims when he shot and killed Stacy Moskowitz, 20, and seriously wounded her date as they sat in a parked car in Brooklyn, N.Y. (David Berkowitz was arrested less than two weeks later. He is serving six sentences of 25 years to life.)
1997 - In New York City, NY, police seized five bombs believed to be bound for terrorist attacks on city subways.
1998 - Nicolas Cage received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2008 Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
2009 Three American tourists were arrested by Iran on suspicion of espionage during what their families have said was a simple hiking trip along the Iraq-Iran border. (One was released on bail, the others remain in Iranian custody.)
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