- Planet Erstwild - 20120504 - Inside the Headlines

At 4pm, enjoy our regular segment: "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile, checking in from Oakland, California. Another great show planned today looking at military, economic, national and international topics that are making waves this week. Click on "Read more" below for all the articles referenced.

1. O'er The Land Of The ________
Presidential Proclamation — Loyalty Day, 2012:
"NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 1, 2012, as Loyalty Day."
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/05/01/presidential-proclamation-loyalty-day-2012
 
No-Fly Zone To Be Enforced By Shoot-To-Kill Order During NATO Summit
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/05/02/no-fly-zone-to-be-enforced-by-shoot-to-kill-order-during-nato-summit/
 
Here’s the Plan to Fly Missile-Packed Blimps Over Your Home
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/05/missile-blimp/
 
Amateur Astronomers Track Spy Satellites
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=amateur-astronomers-spy-satellite
 
White House: Drone Strikes ‘Legal and Ethical’: Constitution Makes Strikes Lawful Anywhere on Planet
http://news.antiwar.com/2012/04/30/white-house-drone-strikes-legal-and-ethical/
 
How to hide from face-detection technology
http://whatsnext.blogs.cnn.com/2012/04/29/how-to-hide-from-face-detection-technology/
 
US fears militants will turn to bombs implanted in body cavities
http://www.stripes.com/news/us-fears-militants-will-turn-to-bombs-implanted-in-body-cavities-1.176106
 
On Anniversary of bin Laden’s Death, Little Backing of al Qaeda
http://www.pewglobal.org/2012/04/30/on-anniversary-of-bin-ladens-death-little-backing-of-al-qaeda/1/

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You
Chesapeake CEO ran secret $200 million hedge fund
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/02/us-chesapeake-mcclendon-hedge-idUSBRE8410GG20120502
 
U.S. documents allege HSBC money-laundering lapses
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/03/us-hsbcusa-probes-idUSBRE8420FX20120503
 
Foreclosure Frenzy: Bank Of America Sues Bank Of America
http://www.forbes.com/sites/halahtouryalai/2012/04/11/foreclosure-frenzy-bank-of-america-sues-bank-of-america/
 
Mortgage Rates in U.S. for 30-Year Loans Fall to Record Low
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-03/mortgage-rates-in-u-s-for-30-year-loans-fall-to-record-low.html
 
Reinflating a New Housing Bubble?
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/04/30/reinflating-a-new-housing-bubble/
 
U.S. Job Creation Nears Four-Year High
http://www.gallup.com/poll/154406/Job-Creation-Nears-Four-Year-High.aspx
 
The 86 Million Invisible Unemployed
http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/03/news/economy/unemployment-rate/index.htm

3. Go Figure

Natural Selection Driving Human Evolution As Late as the 19th Century
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/05/human-genetic-evolution
 
Where’s The Beef? Meat-Seeking Early Humans Wiped Out Most Prehistoric Large Animals
http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/04/wheres-the-beef-early-humans-took.html
 
Power really does corrupt as scientists claim it's as addictive as cocaine
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2136547/Power-really-does-corrupt-scientists-claim-addictive-cocaine.html#ixzz1tTWWXDZW
 
Number of painkiller-addicted newborns triples in 10 years
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-04-29/durg-addicted-painkller-babies/54646654/1
 
Pesticide Exposure in Utero Linked to Brain Concerns
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-04-30/pesticide-exposure-in-utero-linked-to-brain-concerns
 
Farm Bill Subsidies Often Harm Not Help Family Farmers
http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/farm-bill_subsidies_often_harm_not_help_family_farmers/
 
Accident-Zone: Poorer Neighborhoods Have Less-Safe Road Designs
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=accident-zone-poorer-neighborhoods
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!

A Rebellion at the Federal Reserve?
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/05/a-rebellion-at-the-federal-reserve/256601/
 

ODDS & ENDS:
U.S. Appeals Court Clears Torture Memo Author
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/05/yoo-torture-lawsuit/
 
The killing agency: Wildlife Services' brutal methods leave a trail of animal death
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/04/28/4450678/the-killing-agency-wildlife-services.html
 
Cruise-ship industry fighting EPA's cleaner-fuel rule
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/05/01/147291/cruise-ship-industry-fighting.html
 
Drug-Resistant 'Superbugs' Go Undetected
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=drug-resistant-superbugs-undectected
 
RFK assassination witness tells CNN: There was a second shooter
http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/28/justice/california-rfk-second-gun/index.html
 
Olympics 2012: branding 'police' to protect sponsors' exclusive rights
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/apr/13/olympics-2012-branding-police-sponsors
 
Australia Is The Biggest Bubble In Recent History, And It's Heading For The Mother Of All Hard Landings
http://www.businessinsider.com/albert-edwards-australia-is-the-biggest-bubble-in-recent-history-2012-5
 
Ecuador Asks World to Pay to Keep Yasuni Oil Underground
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=ecuador-asks-world-to-pay-to-keep-yasuni-oil-underground
 
1550 Palestinians on jail hunger strike
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/palestinians-on-jail-hunger-strike/story-e6frf7jx-1226345326921
 
Testosterone Chases Viagra in Libido Race as Doctors Fret
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-02/testosterone-chases-viagra-in-libido-race-as-doctors-fret.html
 
No one gets lucky at Washington’s prom: White Correspondents' Dinner isn't what's wrong with politics. It's what's wrong with DC.
http://www.salon.com/2012/04/30/no_one_gets_lucky_at_washingtons_prom/singleton/
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