Your Tax Dollars Pay To Fly Planes Without Passengers
The Essential Air Service Program provides Federal subsidies to operate and maintain airports in rural areas that don't see enough passengers to fiscally keep it open.
The airport at Ely, Nevada is one example:
Federal statistics reviewed...Press show that in 2010, just 227 passengers flew out of Ely …
Divorce Is Skyrocketing in Rural America — Why Now?
According to census data, the divorce rate in rural Americans has increased seven-fold since 1970.
Now, for the first time, rural Americans are just as likely as city dwellers to have a marriage end in a divorce.
Experts attribute this explosion in divorce in America's heartland to changing valu…