NUTS AND BOLTS: SHOULD READ
World’s Most Incompetent Terrorist Shot In Paris On Anniversary of ‘Charlie’ Attack One year after the terrorist attack against the offices of satirical cartoonist Charlie Hebdo a man wielding ISIS insignia, a knife and fake explosives tried entering a Paris police station before being promptly shot. It is unclear what the man was hoping to accomplish with fake explosives but he certainly put Paris, a city reeling from multiple terrorist attacks, on edge.
Iran And Saudi Inch Closer To Doing Something (Even More) StupidIran accused Saudi warplanes of damaging its embassy and wounding staff in Sanaa, Yemen, yesterday. Saudi, which has been bombing Yemen for over six months now, denied that it struck anywhere near the embassy. The rivalry between these two countries (and the huge amount of misinformation) continues making the world’s most unstable region even more unstable… quite an accomplishment.
PNUT READ: Our Summary Of The War In Yemen
Obama Fires At The NRA (Another Bad Pun Intended) The President took his gun control message directly to the people in a CNN town hall yesterday. The President took questions from gun enthusiasts and accused the NRA (who, we assume, didn’t want to show up unarmed) of spreading a conspiracy theory that he wants to confiscate your guns and impose martial law (spoiler alert: he doesn’t). Looks like Obama will make this the final fight of his presidency.
GOOD READ: Barack Obama’s New York Times Editorial On Gun Control
Keeping Our Eye On…
- Lottery: What would you do with $700 Million? You could run for the GOP nomination or even buy braces for every single person in the UK and France (much needed). The Powerball Saturday jackpot is exactly this amount. Go buy now!
- US Dietary Guidance: The US government released its latest guidelines to promote healthy eating (basically a war between food lobbyists). Sugar lost, meat won and eggs won a cracking victory. You’ve only got till January 17 before you’ll statistically break your resolutions…so eat what you want.
- Venezuela Inflate-gate: Venezuela had an inflation rate of 85% in 2015. Socialist President Maduro tapped sociologist, Luis Salas, to help fix the ailing economy. One small problem. Salas believes that “inflation does not exist in real life.” Riiiight.