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89-Year-Old Helps Two Teenagers, Gets Kidnapped In Return

Margaret Smith is a simple 89-year-old. She’s just living her life. She decided to help two teenagers, who thanked her by locking her in the trunk of her car for two days. According to Alyssa Newcomb and Gio Benitez of Good Morning America: Smith had stopped at the Chicken Man Convenience Store in Milford, Del., for a Butter Pecan ice cream cone when two teenage girls approached her and asked […]

Green Jobs: Taxpayer-Funded Fisker Will Lay Off 75% of Workforce

In 2009, Fisker Automotive was awarded more than $500 million in low-interest federal loans to help the company develop long-range, plug-in, electric hybrid vehicles. At the time, Vice President Joe Biden announced that Fisker would re-open a shuttered former GM factory in Wilmington, Delaware, and said the plan marked “a new chapter in which we strengthen American manufacturing by investing in innovation.  … [W]e’re on our way to helping America’s auto industry reclaim its […]