- Planet Erstwild - 20130927- JP Sottile

4pm | We go "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week's tiers include: The First Rule Of Empire: You Do Not Talk About Empire; the economy sucks, & these are not eggs. Links to all the headlines listed below.

1. The First Rule Of Empire: You Do Not Talk About Empire
Obama to World: Bad News. The American Empire Is Dead.
http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/09/24/obama_to_world_bad_news_the_american_empire_is_dead
 
US Relocates Drones Airfield After Djibouti Crashes
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130925/DEFREG02/309250035/US-Relocates-Drones-Airfield-After-Djibouti-Crashes
 
US Drone Strike Kills Seven in North Waziristan
http://news.antiwar.com/2013/09/22/us-drone-strike-kills-seven-in-north-waziristan-7/
 
Cease-fire called in Syria between Islamic group, U.S.-backed rebels
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/09/20/202793/cease-fire-called-in-syria-between.html
 
The Kenyan Massacre's Roots in America's Somalia Policy
http://reason.com/archives/2013/09/25/the-kenyan-massacres-roots-in-americas-s
 
CIA’s Deadly Cultural Ignorance
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/cias-deadly-cultural-ignorance/

2. Yup, the Economy Sucks.
Household wealth has yet to recover - Half of American households have no more than $83,000 in net worth
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/09/26/household-wealth-has-yet-to-recover/
 
20 Million Americans Live on Less than $3,000 a Year
http://www.allgov.com/news/where-is-the-money-going/20-million-americans-live-on-less-than-3000-dollars-a-year-130923?news=851205
 
10 Members of Congress who Receive Farm Subsidies Voted to Cut Food Stamps
http://www.allgov.com/news/top-stories/10-members-of-congress-who-receive-farm-subsidies-voted-to-cut-food-stamps-130924?news=851219
 
24/7 Wall St.: 7 states slashing education spending
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/09/25/7-states-slashing-education-spending/2866529/
 
Raising a family on three minimum wage jobs
http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/20/news/economy/three-minimum-wage-jobs/index.html
 
At 77 He Prepares Burgers Earning in Week His Former Hourly Wage
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-23/why-100-000-salary-may-yield-retirement-flipping-burgers.html

3. These Are Not Eggs
Poaching Pangolins: An Obscure Creature Faces Uncertain Future
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/poaching_pangolins_an_obscure_creature_faces_uncertain_future/2692/
 
More than 600 rhinos killed in South Africa in 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/23/600-rhinos-killed-south-africa-2013
 
Zimbabwe elephants killed by cyanide
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24234927
 
NBC Sports sparks outrage for airing an NRA-sponsored show in which the host kills an elephant by shooting it in the face
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2431246/NBC-Sports-sparks-outrage-airing-NRA-sponsored-host-kills-elephant-shooting-face.html
 
Kenya poachers to be named and shamed online
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24161541

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Court Curbs CIA Use of a FOIA Exemption
http://blogs.fas.org/secrecy/2013/09/cia-act-foia/
 
Flame retardants in blood drop after state ban
http://phys.org/news/2013-09-flame-retardants-blood-state.html
 
Cockatoos find food in rehabilitated forest
http://phys.org/news/2013-09-cockatoos-food-forest.html

ODDS & ENDS:

Pope Francis blasts global idolatry of money over people
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/9/22/pope-francis-speaksoutagainstgodofmoney.html
 
American Creationists Searching For Living Dinosaurs In Africa
http://disinfo.com/2013/09/american-creationists-searching-living-dinosaurs-africa/
 
Kenya: Predicting Africa's Next Oil Insurgency
http://allafrica.com/stories/201309150399.html
 
Watch Out, Nigeria: Uganda Has Oil Too
http://www.ibtimes.com/china-secures-new-oil-production-deal-uganda-it-continues-cast-wide-net-resources-1411292
 
Denmark is one of the world's happiest countries -- and smart economic policies are a reason
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-20/denmarks-economic-model-is-a-success
 
In Germany, Candidates Run Only One TV Ad
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-20/in-germany-candidates-run-only-one-tv-ad
 
Doctors Brace for Health Law’s Surge of Ailing Patients
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-23/doctors-brace-for-health-law-s-surge-of-ailing-patients.html
 
Scientists: Drifting Styrofoam a toxic soup for world's oceans
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201309220037
 
Studies paint darker picture of PCBs
http://poststar.com/news/local/studies-paint-darker-picture-of-pcbs/article_cd987db4-217a-11e3-aefe-0019bb2963f4.html
 
Gene that triggers 'memory extinction' discovered
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266368.php
__________________________
The Newsvandal
VISIT: www.newsvandal.com
SIGN UP: info@newsvandal.com
FOLLOW: http://twitter/newsvandal