- Planet Erstwild - 20120706 - Inside the Headlines

"Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. Today we'll be looking at three main categories of stories: 1. Let Freedom Ring And It Will Eventually Go To Voicemail; 2. Child's Play; and 3. Droning On and On. And On. Plus a few Good News stories and some great Odds & Ends. Click on "Read more" below to continue./p>

1. Let Freedom Ring And It Will Eventually Go To Voicemail
Only 70% of Americans Agree with the Declaration of Independence
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2012/07/only-70-americans-agree-declaration-independence/54181/
 
The Future of Congressional War Powers
http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/the-future-presidential-war-powers-7144
 
Breaking With Democrats, Some Activists Target Obama's Kill List
http://www.thenation.com/blog/168617/breaking-democrats-some-activists-target-obamas-kill-list
 
Indiana SWAT Units Raids Wrong Home After Seeing Internet Posting Threatening Local Police
http://jonathanturley.org/2012/06/29/indiana-swat-units-raids-wrong-home-after-seeing-internet-posting-threatening-local-police/
 
How the US Rendered, Tortured and Discarded One Innocent Man
http://www.thenation.com/article/168621/how-us-rendered-tortured-and-discarded-one-innocent-man
 
From Copyright to Surveillance to Torture, Supreme Court Term Ends Mixed
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/06/scotus-term-mixed/
 

2. Child's Play
Do Kids Get Bipolar Disorder?
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=do-kids-get-bipolar-disorder
 
Is Your Foster Child on Chemical Restraints?
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/06/29/is-your-foster-child-on-chemical-restraints/
 
Painkillers For Kids: OxyContin maker wants FDA backing to label addictive drug for 6-year-olds
http://www.thedaily.com/page/2012/07/02/070212-news-oxycontin-kids-1-4/
 
New Videogame Lets Amateur Researchers Mess With RNA
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/07/ff_rnagame/
 
Building up the arsenal: A big federal grant shines a light on Texas’s blossoming bioscience industry
http://www.economist.com/node/21557773?fsrc=scn/tw/te/ar/buildingupthearsenal
 

3. Droning On and On. And On.
Freud and the Drone: Robot war means more killing, less guilt
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/freud-and-the-drone-2/
 
Just Trust Us, Say Manufacturers of Killer Robots
http://gawker.com/5923329/you-can-trust-us-say-manufacturers-of-killer-robots
 
Drone makers urge U.S. to let them sell more overseas
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-drone-foreign-sales-20120701,0,3539035.story
 
Drones move from the war zone to the heartland
http://www.stripes.com/drones-move-from-the-war-zone-to-the-heartland-1.181833
 
The 2012 U.S. Drone Census: Help the EFF and MuckRock track domestic drone deployments
https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2012/jul/03/drone-watch-help-eff-and-muckrock-uncover-planned-/
 

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Navy To Stop Using Image Of Muslim Woman For Target Practice
http://hamptonroads.com.nyud.net/2012/06/seal-training-range-wont-show-woman-target
 
UFO Sightings Are More Common Than Voter Fraud
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/07/voter-id-laws-charts-maps
 
Jaguars May Soon Get Critical Habitat in the U.S.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=jaguars-get-critical-habitat-us
 

ODDS & ENDS:

Surprise: ExxonMobil will bid for Afghan oil play
http://oilandglory.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/07/01/surprise_exxonmobil_will_bid_for_afghan_oil_play
 
U.S. Homeland Security allocates $9.7 million to Jewish nonprofits
http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-news/u-s-homeland-security-allocates-9-7-million-to-jewish-nonprofits-1.448122
 
U.S. Presbyterian Church committee votes in favor of Israel divestment resolution
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/u-s-presbyterian-church-committee-votes-in-favor-of-israel-divestment-resolution-1.448630
 
What is polonium-210 and how can it kill?
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_POLONIUM_QA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-07-05-11-05-49
 
United Technologies sent military copter tech to China
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/29/us-usa-china-helicopters-idUSBRE85S07J20120629
 
Coast Guard Protects Oil Drilling Ships from Environmentalists
http://www.allgov.com/Controversies/ViewNews/Coast_Guard_Protects_Oil_Drilling_Ships_from_Environmentalists_120629
 
Something doesn’t add up: How marketers can take advantage of consumers’ innumeracy
http://www.economist.com/node/21557801?fsrc=scn/tw/te/ar/somethingdoesntaddup
 
Jehovah's Witnesses recover best from surgery, despite refusing blood
http://www.smh.com.au/world/jehovahs-witnesses-recover-best-from-surgery-despite-refusing-blood-20120703-21fi1.html
 
US should follow Colombia in legalizing marijuana and other drugs
http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/185422/us-should-follow-colombia-in-legalizing-marijuana-and-other-drugs/
 
Poor Land in Jail as Companies Add Huge Fees for Privatized Probation
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/03/us/probation-fees-multiply-as-companies-profit.html
 
Nestle Audit Finds Child Labor Violations in Cocoa Supply
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-29/nestle-must-address-child-labor-in-cocoa-supply-fla-says.html
 
Illegal Indonesian fires threaten great apes
http://www.smh.com.au/world/illegal-indonesian-fires-threaten-great-apes-20120704-21hbx.html
 
Princess Diana documentary 'Unlawful Killing' is shelved
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/jul/05/princess-diana-documentary-unlawful-killing
 
Your E-Book Is Reading You
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304870304577490950051438304.html
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JP Sottile
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