Must Read- August 16, 2013: Egypt Aid, Kinder on Obama Clown, iPhone's Carbon Footprint

CREATED Aug. 16, 2013

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Egypt:
The people who were making fun of Rand Paul for wanting to cut aid to Egypt, are saying what he said earlier this summer.

Rand Paul attempted to kill 1.5 billion in aid to Egypt but the Senate shot down his measure 86-13.

The death toll in Egypt has increased to 632.

NSA:
After an internal audit it was found the NSA violated rules 2,776 times when it came to surveillance.

Missouri Politics:
The Locke & Smith Foundation analyzes Missouri legislation for constitutionality.

HB301- Changes the laws regarding certain sexual offenses and sexually violent offenders and establishes a prisoner re-entry program for certain offenders

HB339- Requires an uninsured motorist to forfeit recovery of noneconomic loss under specified circumstances

SB9- Allows University of Missouri Extension Councils to form extension districts made up of cooperating counties

SB34- Requires the Division of Workers' Compensation to develop and maintain a workers' compensation claims database

SB73- Prohibits law enforcement agencies from establishing roadside checkpoint or road block patterns based upon a particular vehicle type, including the establishment of motorcycle-only checkpoints

SB77- Allows for certain neighborhood youth development programs to be exempt from child care licensing requirements

SB129- Establishes the Volunteer Health Services Act to allow for licensed health care professionals to provide volunteer services for a sponsoring organization

SB342- Raises the loan amount available through the Missouri agricultural and small business development authority for livestock feed and crop input from forty thousand to one hundred thousand dollars

Duck Dynasty:
Jase was kicked out of a hotel after asking for a restroom.  The employee thought he was a homeless man.  Jase said that this was "facial profiling."

Chuck E. Cheese:
Entitled adults are getting into fist fights in of all places... Chuck E. Cheese, over kids birthday parties.

Obama Clown:

iPhone:
A tech investment advisory group says your iPhone has a larger carbon footprint than an average mid-sized refrigerator.