The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that grubs cause more than $230 million in damages to American lawns each year. These seemingly innocuous bugs are attracted to moist grass, which makes most suburban lawns a big draw. - See More At : http://www.irrigationoutlet.com/irrigation-outlet-blog/signs-of-grubs-and-how-to-control-them
Poor access to dental care is a national problem. By one estimate, 85 million Americans lack dental coverage. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/08/08/85-million-americans-lack-dental-coverage-fixing-that-requires-more-than-just-money/?Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost
The American Dream Does Not Cost $130,000/year..The bold proclamation that an annual income of $130K is required for the American Dream carries with it serious consequences: It breeds discontent. It breeds jealousy and envy. It breeds resentment.
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A little known soldier of the American Civil War and a man I've been conducting a fair amount of research on, Corporal Joseph A. Pierce of the 14th Connecticut, Company F. Pierce is one of the only confirmed Chinese men to fight with the Army of the Potomac. He was at the High Water Mark at Gettysburg and helped repulse Pickett's Charge on the third day. I think this man is absolutely fascinating.