News for Today (3/11/17)

Bogus News Story Of The Day

How the CIA Forgot the Art of Spying. What makes this story bogus is that it presumes the CIA was good at its job to begin with. I know of no real evidence that would back that up and I fairly widely read on the subject.

In The News

How the Amazon’s Cashews and Cacao Point to Cultivation by the Ancients

State Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2017

Is Netanyahu Actually Going to Be Indicted Soon?

THE SAUDIS WON’T LIKE THIS: Massive Oil Discovery Made in Alaska. Let us not get to excited. Knowing the oil is there but being able to get it out in a cost effective manner are two separate things. Speaking of which…

Exclusive – Saudis tell U.S. oil: OPEC won’t extend cuts to offset shale – sources

Not In The News But Should Be

Justice Thomas sharply criticizes civil forfeiture laws. You might think that if it is in the Washington Post, it is in the news. But it is just a blog that the post runs and I doubt most people will ever get to see the words that Justice Thomas wrote. It is an issue that should have more attention but sadly judges like Thomas seem to be rare.

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