These topics may not be political barn burners along the lines of Obama's opportunity, due to the untimely death of Justice Antonin Scalia, to add another far-left ideologue to the Supreme Court.
They may not appeal to the typical American more concerned with Kardashian vacations than they are the migrant crisis and ISIS.
But, for anyone who is trying to earn a living in what can only be termed as challenging economic times, you need to at the very least be aware of what these acronyms are and what they may mean!
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