Must Read- June 14, 2013: Medicare Spending, HGTV's American Flag Tablecloth, MO Legislation

CREATED Jun. 14, 2013

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Syria:
The Obama Administration has finally admitted that the Syrian President is using chemical weapons on the people of Syria.

Medicare:
Senator Ron Johnson, other senators, and the White House are working to find out how big the Medicare entitlement program is.

Common Core:
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released their answers to the Common Core meeting held seven weeks ago.

American Flag:
In a segment on 4th of July parties, HGTV suggested using an American Flag as a tablecloth.  After social media backlash, HGTV has apologized.

Missouri Legislation:
The Locke and Smith Foundation reviews legislation to see if it is constitutional.

SB36- Modifies provisions related to juvenile offenders who have been certified as adults and found guilty in a court of general jurisdiction

SB33- Modifies provisions relating to individuals with mental disabilities

SB72- Designates the month of May as "Motorcycle Awareness Month"

SB121- Modifies provisions relating to liquor control laws

SB205- Requires all children over 15 years of age in foster care or in the Division of Youth Services to receive a visit to a state university or community or technical college in Missouri

Eyeball Licking:
Worming, also known as eyeball-licking has become a big fad in Japan.  This fad has caused teenagers to get sick from things like eye-chlamydia.