- Planet Erstwild - 20120406 - Inside the Headlines

Here's the 4pm rundown of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. 3 categories featured today: National Insecurity, You Are What You Eat, and The Economy Doesn't Suck--It Just Sucks for You. [Click "Read more" tab below for a complete list of articles referenced.]

1. National Insecurity
Pentagon Financial Books in Disarray
http://www.allgov.com/Top_Stories/ViewNews/Pentagon_Financial_Books_in_Disarray_120330
 
U.S. Homeland Security Buys 450 Million Hollow-Point Bullets
http://www.businessinsider.com/us-immigration-agents-are-loading-up-on-as-many-as-450-million-new-rounds-of-ammo-2012-3
 
Lockheed Comes Out on Top in Pentagon Budget Battle
http://www.allgov.com/Where_is_the_Money_Going/ViewNews/Lockheed_Comes_Out_on_Top_in_Pentagon_Budget_Battle_120402
 
Manila offers U.S. wider military access, seeks weapons
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/29/us-philippines-us-idUSBRE82S0LD20120329
 
U.S. Military Forges Ahead with Plans to Combat Climate Change
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=us-military-forges-ahead-with-plans-to-combat-climate-change
 
The Race for What's Left: the Mad Scramble for the Last of the World's Natural Resources
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/04/02/the-race-for-whats-left/
 

2. You Are What You Eat
FDA rejects call to ban BPA from food packaging
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-03-30/FDA-rejects-call-to-ban-BPA-from-food-packaging/53897152/1
 
Is Your Favorite Ice Cream Made with Monsanto's Artificial Hormones?
http://www.disinfo.com/2012/04/is-your-favorite-ice-cream-made-with-monsanto%E2%80%99s-artificial-hormones/
 
Big Chicken in Texas and Worries about Poultry Pollution
http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2012/04/03/big-chicken-in-texas-and-worries-about-poultry-pollution/
 
Pesticide TCP omitted from Fresno Co. water reports
http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/04/02/2785703/harmful-pesticide-not-in-reports.html
 
Roundup Can Induce Morphological Changes in Vertebrate Animals: Tadpoles Change Shape
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120402144938.htm
 
U.S. Science Integrity Effort Hits Troubled Water
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=us-integrity-effort-hits
 
Study: Conservatives' Trust of Science Hits All Time Low
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2012/03/29/study-conservatives-trust-of-science-hits-all-time-low-?s_cid=rss:study-conservatives-trust-of-science-hits-all-time-low-
 

3. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks for You.
Home Prices Seen Dropping 10% in U.S. on Foreclosures: Mortgages
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-03/home-prices-seen-dropping-10-in-u-s-on-foreclosures-mortgages.html
 
The New American Household: 3 generations, 1 roof
http://money.cnn.com/2012/04/03/real_estate/multi-generation-households/index.htm
 
Apartment Vacancies Decline in U.S. to Lowest Rate Since 2001
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-04/apartment-vacancies-decline-in-u-s-to-lowest-rate-since-2001.html
 
Goldman Raises Fund to Bet on Housing
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-03-29/goldman-bets-on-property-rebound-with-new-fund-mortgages
 
Investment and vacation home sales soar in 2011
http://money.cnn.com/2012/03/29/real_estate/home-sales/index.htm
 
Unemployment May Be Down, But So Are Wages and Benefits
http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/reich-superficial-labor-market-improvements-masks-erosion-wages-133111886.html
 
Across America, public-sector job cuts take a heavy toll
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/04/04/144134/across-america-public-sector-job.html
 
The real hunger games: How banks gamble on food prices - and the poor lose out
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/the-real-hunger-games-how-banks-gamble-on-food-prices--and-the-poor-lose-out-7606263.html
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
How Boulder Freed Its Electric Company
http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/9-strategies-to-end-corporate-rule/how-boulder-freed-its-electric-company
 

ODDS & ENDS:
Man whose WMD lies led to 100,000 deaths confesses all
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/man-whose-wmd-lies-led-to-100000-deaths-confesses-all-7606236.html
 
Poland Charges Ex-Spy Chief over Involvement in Bush Torture Program
http://www.allgov.com/US_and_the_World/ViewNews/Poland_Charges_Ex_Spy_Chief_over_Involvement_in_Bush_Torture_Program_120404
 
Wal-Mart missing out on Russia's retail boom
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/05/us-walmart-russia-idUSBRE8340KT20120405
 
Burning irony: Flame retardants might create deadlier fires
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2012/burning-irony
 
Dangerous medical devices: Most medical implants have never been tested for safety
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/consumer-reports-magazine/May-2012/medical-devices.html
 
Painkiller sales soar around US, fuel addiction
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_PAINKILLER_NATION?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-04-05-07-45-12
 
New research Links Cadmium to Breast Cancer
http://www.celsias.com/article/new-research-links-cadmium-breast-cancer/
 
Is Tungsten the next hot rock?
http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2012/04/03/tungsten-berkshire-imc/
 
Private jets, 13 mansions and a $100,000 mobile home just for the dogs:
Televangelists 'defrauded tens of million of dollars from Christian network'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2119493/Private-jets-13-mansions-100-000-mobile-home-just-dogs-Televangelists-defrauded-tens-million-dollars-Christian-network.html
 
Wanted: Criminals to Fill Empty Prisons
http://www.allgov.com/Controversies/ViewNews/Wanted__Criminals_to_Fill_Empty_Prisons_120403
 
Falklands protesters attack British embassy in Buenos Aires
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/apr/03/falklands-protesters-attack-british-embassy
 
UK: HMS Dauntless sets sail for the Falklands
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17606130
 
A Little Power to Some Palestinian People, For Now
http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=107249
 
Uprooting 30,000 Bedouin in Israel
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/04/2012421020291808.html
 
Woman sees image of Jesus on the back of a stingray
http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20120403/PC16/120409802/1165
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