Todays News 9/6/16

  • The Obama economy is struggling to add manufacturing jobs. There are now nearly 10 million more government jobs than manufacturing jobs or 1.8 government jobs to every 1 manufacturing job. [Link] The number of people working in leisure/hospitality outnumber manufacturing workers by 3.3 million. The number of Americans working in food service/bars equal the number of Americans working in manufacturing. [Link] US Economy Fyle
  • When it comes to saving endangered animals, the government has a poor record. The US Endangered Species Act has a less than one percent success rate and a price tag of over $2 billion a year. One solution to conservation is to privatize the animals. Privatization has helped elephants, rhinos, and bison increase in numbers. [Link] Wasteful Spending Fyle
  • Two stories capture the brutal life of everyday Syrian civilians.  The first, citizens in the city of Aleppo are forced to scavenge for food.  The city is under siege and no supplies are being brought to those still in the city. [Link]. The second, children play in a ‘pool’. Their pool is a hole in the ground created by a bomb. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • After being cut off from the Syrian border with Turkey, ISIS launches 6 attacks across Syria. The attacks happened in key areas all around Syria and left a total of 53 dead. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • A high raking ISIS commander was killed recently by a US drone. We now know his replacement is Gulmurod Khalimov. Khalimov was trained by the US and even came to the US on several occasions for special counterterrorism training. Khalimov will command ISIS forces in Iraq. [Link] ISIS War Fyle

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