Monday, May 27, 2013
May FDH Lounge News Nuggets
By Rick Morris
We’re adapting a segment that we have used on our show repeatedly in order to try to highlight some of the more intriguing news headlines going today. We have also posted links here for geopolitical headlines in the past and we’ll work this into this theme. Much like The FDH Lounge itself, we’ll try to keep it broad-based as far as what is catching our eye.
^ From The Diplomat, the potentially 100,000 trillion cubic feet of methane hydrates buried in Asia that could be a revolutionary boon to the world’s energy supply.
^ From Business Insider, the world’s population seems very likely to come down drastically in the decades ahead.
^ From Taki’s Mag, a comprehensive look at the debate about the wisdom of using fracking to bolster America’s energy resources.
^ From CNN, the challenges facing the new government of one of the world’s most unstable countries, Pakistan.
^ From Capital Gains and Games, why neither political party is celebrating the declining US deficit.
^ From Matt Lewis, how former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge protected abortion butcher Kermit Gosnell.