Below are Ring of Fire’s top stories from the past week.

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NRA - Elephant poaching

NRA Lobbyist Shoots Elephant in the Face, Likens Critics to Hitler

On Wednesday, The Raw Story reported that a National Rifle Association (NRA) lobbyist walked up to an elephant and shot it twice in the face on the NBC Sports network show Under Wild Skies. Now gun lobbyist Tony Makris is calling his critics “animal racists.” … Read more.


JPMorgan Chase Rips Off Customers, Ordered to Pay Millions

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), brainchild of Democrat and economic progressive Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA), has ordered banking giant JPMorgan Chase to pay out over $300 million to customers. … Read more.


Governor Rick Scott is Still Hiding Money

This year the Florida Legislature passed a new blind trust law. The ink had not dried on Gov. Rick Scott’s signature before he decided to test the new law. Scott wanted to make sure the money he had made documented on his questionable personal portfolio was in line with the new law, a law that he and his Republican cronies helped write … Read more.


Tylenol - acetaminophen - liver damage

Tylenol Has Caused Liver Damage, Even at Recommended Dose

During the last decade, more than 1,500 Americans have died from accidental overdose of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, ProPublica reports. Tylenol, manufactured by Johnson and Johnson, is one of the most popular pain relievers in the US. … Read more.

Qatar - Migrant workers

2022 Qatar World Cup Projected to Kill 4,000 Migrant Workers

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) estimates that the construction for the 2022 Qatar World Cup will cost 4,000 migrant workers’ lives, The Guardian reports. The ITUC has long expressed concern over the “appalling” treatment of workers in Qatar. … Read more.


Joshua is a writer and researcher with Ring of Fire. Follow him on Twitter @Joshual33.