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Is China Winning the Trade War? Good Question!

Trump and China are escalating a trade war right now. China is entering into the fight with some glaring vulnerabilities. In this episode we look into the People’s Bank of China and see how its reacting to the Chinese economy.

Should the US Punish India’s Russian Defense Shopping Spree; The Buying of S-400 Missile Defense Systems

India just violated US Sanction law by buying a ton of weapons from Russia. The question facing many American diplomats is whether the US should use the Countering American Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) to punish them.

NAFTA, NawFTA. Trump’s New “United States Mexico Canada Agreement” (USMCA)

The Supreme Court is Back in Session; Here’s What They’ll be Judging

That’s right, get ready for a fresh batch of Supreme Court Cases. Here’s a summary of what cases are coming down the pike:

Monday, October 1, 2018
Weyerhaeuser Company v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Mount Lemmon Fire District v. John Guido

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Herman Avery Gundy v. United States
Vernon Madison v. Alabama

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Rose Mary Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania
New Prime Inc. v. Dominic Oliveira

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Denard Stokeling v. United States
United States v. Victor J. Stitt, II; and United States v. Jason Daniel Sims

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security v. Mony Preap
Air and Liquid Systems Corp. v. Roberta G. DeVries

The Ever Increasing Costs of High Government Debt

It’s no secret that the government has a major debt problem, but did you know we already spend hundreds of billions of dollars each year paying down interest alone? New numbers released by the CBO show how bad things could get if we keep going down this road.

What Should the Bank of Japan Do About Their Incredibly Odd Yet Somewhat Stable Economy

The Bank of Japan has kept interest rates at -.1% and continues to buy trillions of dollars in government assets. What the heck is going on there? Well I’ll tell you, but be warned, this episode will have you saying to yourself, nowhere but Japan.

Congress is Solving the Opioid Crisis? What’s in the “Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018”

Congress is about to pass a 357 page act in response to the Opioid Epidemic. There’s a lot in there, but here are the 10 major programs and changes that this act implements.

The UN Protecting Idlib, Syria

Assad is taking back Syria from the rebels and the last major city is Idlib Syria. The sharks are circling the province, and in a short period of time the UN is trying to come together to ensure that no chemical weapons will be used in the final siege.

Puerto Rico’s Incredibly Memeable Economic Plan for Recovery

You read that right, in the wake of Hurricane Maria and their debt crisis Puerto Rico has come up with an incredibly memeable solution to their problems involving marijuana, Nicholas Cage, and Cryptocurrency. Here’s how it works.