La Mesa, CA, USA
The first thing I would do if I had invented a time machine would be to go back to the time my father was alive. There is so many things that I want to ask him like: Why did he abandon me when I was just born? Why did he have to come back just to leave again? I think the most important question would be: What was he running away from?
The day after a hard-fought election that left Barack Obama in the White House and control of Congress divided between the two parties, the nation's political leaders promised to try to avoid year-end spending cuts and tax increases that threaten to push the U.S. back into recession.