Todays News 8/10/16

  • The UN is pushing countries to increase the tax on meat. The goal of the UN is to tax meat so highly that people stop eating meat. [Link] UN Fyle
  • The FDA just put absurd regulations on the e-cigarette industry that will likely kill most of the e-cigarette companies. The new regulations, that were pushed by big tobacco, were not passed by congress or any elected officials. The regulations are also questionable as they are extensions of regulations placed on tobacco productions and e-cigarettes contain no tobacco. [Link] US Economy Fyle
  • This graph show trouble ahead for the US Economy. When the Federal Reserve Bank prints a lot of money, it creates high stock prices. Those high prices outpace productivity and must eventually come back down to the level of productivity. [Link] US Economy Fyle
  • ISIS captures US Special Forces weapons in Afghanistan. The weapons were abandoned after US fighters came under fire from militants. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Turkey and Russia agree to a reset after the Turkish shoot down of a Russian jet. [Link]. New UK Prime Minister and Russian President Putin agree to work to improve relations between the two nations. [Link] Russia Fyle
  • The Saudi’s have committed numerous war crimes in Yemen, including targeting civilians and killing over 500 children. The White House has approved a deal that would sell Saudi Arabia another $1.15 Billion in military weapons. The Saudi’s also have a record of supporting jihadism and are the most oppressive country to women on the planet. Senator Rand Paul is heroically standing up the the White House and the Saudis by trying to stop the weapon sale. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle

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