Global Debt Soars; RNC Targets Obamacare Victims; Saudi Princesses Held Prisoner; Free Amtrak Rides For Writers; NLRB Charges Union Members For Threats — Monday Morning News Roundup 3-10-2014
March 10, 2014 by Personal Liberty News Desk
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
- The amount of debt globally has soared more than 40 percent to $100 trillion since the first signs of the financial crisis as governments borrowed to pull their economies out of recession and companies took advantage of record low interest rates, according to the Bank for International Settlements. Source: Bloomberg
- Republican National Committee data operatives will build a list of the millions of Americans who have lost insurance policies due to Obamacare in order to help their candidates win over these voters at the ballot box in 2014 and 2016. Source: Washington Examiner
- Two daughters of the King of Saudi Arabia claim they and their sisters have been held prisoner in the royal palace for 13 years. Princesses Sahar, 42, and Jawaher, 38, said that they are being kept against their will in a guarded villa in the royal compound in Jeddah. Source: Daily Mail
- The Federally subsidized railroad service Amtrak is offering up to 24 writers the chance to take a 2-5 day trip aboard a train for free. It’s all part what is being called the “#AmtrakResidency program.” “Amtrak is excited to announce the official launch of the #AmtrakResidency program,” reads the program description. Source: The Weekly Standard
- After a year-long dispute between a Washington union and United Grain Corp., the National Labor Relations Board is charging union picketers with not only attacking company workers, but with threatening to rape one manager’s daughter and issuing veiled threats to another’s children. Source: The Daily Caller