Todays News 8/27/16

  • The US government is set to buy 11 million pounds of cheese. The dairy industry is struggling as there are too many suppliers in the industry. The over abundance of suppliers is causing dairy prices to drop and farms to go out of business. The government will buy up the excess supply and  create incentives for the industry to continue to grow. The Cheese Buy will cost the US taxpayers $20 million. [Link] Wasteful Spending Fyle
  • A 76 year old US Vet was seeking mental health treatment at a Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was denied services and killed himself in the parking lot. There are several other reports of Vets being denied mental health care from VA run medical centers, then committing suicide. [Link] Health Care Fyle
  • Iran is operating 6 military camps in Northern Iraq. Iran has about 1,500 military personnel stationed in the region. The Iranian government is planning to open more camps in Iraq. [Link] Iraq Fyle

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