Todays News 8/24/16

  • A mentally ill women is released from prison after 35 years. Cathy Woods was convicted of murdering another woman after she talked about the murder in a psychotic state. At the trial. prosecutors labeled Cathy as a homosexual and used that against her. Cathy is now suing the city of Reno. [Link] Police Fyle
  • Venezuela is in bad shape, shortages of food, toilet paper, and other necessities are proving, again, that socialism does not work. Long lines in front of bakeries, a characteristic of failing socialism, is humiliating to the Venezuelan Government. In response, the government is banning lines. [Link] Venezuela Fyle
  • To combat ISIS in Iraq, the US has allied with Shi’ite militias to regain key Iraqi cities. The militias are torturing, executing, and beheading civilians from the cities they are liberating. A new article shows that reports put out by the US and UN underestimate how many people the militias are killing. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • US soldier is killed in Afghanistan by an IED. He was in a “training” role at the time he was killed. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Germany is now considering conscription in case of terror attack or national disaster. The German government is also pushing all citizens to keep 10 days of food stored in their homes. [Link] Germany Fyle
  • The Japanese economy is increasingly being nationalized by the Bank of Japan. The Bank of Japan is buying up shares of companies. This has the effect of propping up the Japanese stock market, as the Bank of Japan often pays 30% extra for stocks. [Link] Japan Fyle

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