For Those Who Fear The Number 13, The New Year Could Be Frightening
December 30, 2012
There's something about the number 13 that just bothers a lot of people. Since at least the 17th century, people have developed a special reverence and sometimes fear for the number. Of course, it's a number we'll be seeing a lot more of when the calendar flips over to 2013.
A short-term fix for the nearly empty Highway Trust Fund is a step closer to President Obama's desk. Congress has been talking about the long-term problems with the construction account, but the two chambers have not agreed on a long-term solution.
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