In a proposed British anti-terror plan, children would be profiled by their caretakers to determine whether they’ll become terrorists; how Americans perceive the reasons behind the cost of gas is skewed; meanwhile, lacking time due to busyness may be mostly a problem of perception. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Although it’s significant that women now have the highest income in many households with children under 18, according to recent studies, a more interesting number is how many of these moms are going it alone.
Parents who depend upon military-funded child care are among the victims of the $85 billion sequester cuts sweeping the country this week—$46 billion of which will affect Defense Department services that have nothing to do with war making.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is again attempting to eliminate the state’s welfare-to-work program as his Republican administration tries to cut spending while not raising taxes, a move intended to save $1.6 billion at the expense of 1.3 million poor people.