- Inside the Headlines - 20140606 - James Moore and JP Sottile

HILLARY HAWKS THE STATE DEPARTMENT

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Today's three tiers include don't hold your breath, Bogart; the economy is a vacuum cleaner; & the ship of fools... er, state, or the ship of state of fools.

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1. (Keep on) Waiting To Exhale
Obama Aims to Reclaim U.S. Leadership on Climate Change
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/02/us/politics/obama-tries-to-reclaim-leadership-on-climate-change.html
 
Days Before Obama Announced CO2 Rule, Exxon Awarded Gulf of Mexico Oil Leases
http://www.desmogblog.com/2014/06/03/days-before-obama-announced-co2-rule-exxon-rewarded-gulf-mexico-oil-leases
 
Obama plan to reduce carbon pollution could see states increase emissions
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/03/obama-epa-carbon-pollution-rules-varies-states
 
EPA: We're Wounding Coal, Not Killing It
http://www.nationaljournal.com/energy/epa-we-re-wounding-coal-not-killing-it-20140602
 
New Ozone-Depleting Gases Discovered in Atmosphere, Researchers Say
http://e360.yale.edu/digest/new_ozone-depleting_gases_discovered_in_atmosphere_researchers_say/4164/
 
Ocean Acidification Occurring at Alarming Rate
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140602170341.htm
 
The Big Green Dream: Bringing “the environment” back down to Earth.
https://www.adbusters.org/magazine/113/born-again-environmentalism.html

2. The Economy Doesn't Suck. It Just Sucks For You.
This New Libor 'Scandal' Will Cause A Terrifying Financial Crisis
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jessecolombo/2014/06/03/this-new-libor-scandal-will-cause-a-terrifying-financial-crisis/
 
7 In 10 Americans Believe The Crisis Is Not Over Or Worst Is Yet To Come: 52% Can't Afford Their Homes
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-04/7-10-americans-believe-crisis-not-over-or-worst-yet-come-52-cant-afford-their-homes
 
American Dream Poll: 59% say the American Dream is out of reach
http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/04/news/economy/american-dream/index.html
 
Ex-Bankers Upgrade the Good Life; Got to Have the Stradivarius-Shaped Pool
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-03/ex-bankers-upgrade-the-good-life-as-violin-pools-beckon.html
 
In Today’s America, A Rising Tide Lifts All Yachts
http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175851/
 
3. Leadership of Fools
The Right's Library of Fake Quotes
http://fair.org/extra-online-articles/the-rights-library-of-fake-quotes/
 
Harvard grad Chuck Schumer fails history, credits Jefferson for Bill of Rights
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jun/4/sen-schumer-credits-jefferson-bill-rights/
 
Gitmo Fail: Obama releases detainees from Gitmo, but not the right ones
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2014/06/bowe_bergdahl_prisoner_swap_obama_finally_releases_detainees_from_gitmo.single.html
 
The Vacant Soul Of John McCain
http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/john-mccain-obama-prisoner-release-060214
 
Hillary Clinton's Goldman Sachs Problem
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/06/hillary-clintons-goldman-sachs-problem
 
Tony Blair a ‘narcissist with a messiah complex who abandoned Britain to hang out with rich people in America’
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/robert-harris-tony-blair-is-a-narcissist-with-a-messiah-complex-who-abandoned-britain-to-hang-out-with-rich-people-in-america-9482258.html
 
Tony Abbott roasted by John Oliver on HBO show Last Week Tonight
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/tony-abbott-roasted-by-john-oliver-on-hbo-show-last-week-tonight-20140602-zrvl1.html
 
Jane Goodall asks politicians: Do you really not care about the future of your great-grandchildren?
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/jane-goodall-asks-politicians-do-you-really-not-care-about-the-future-of-your-greatgrandchildren-20140531-39b08.html
 
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Israel doctors won't force-feed Palestinians
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/israel-doctors-wont-force-feed-palestinians
 
India 'green village' turns tables on hunters
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/06/india-green-village-turns-tables-hunters-20146524428539715.html
 
Could spiders be the key to saving our bees?
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140603193904.htm

ODDS & ENDS

An American Passion for Tyrants
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/jun/19/american-passion-tyrants/
 
Key Nigerian Military Officials Guilty of Arming Boko Haram
http://news.antiwar.com/2014/06/03/report-key-nigerian-military-officials-were-arming-boko-haram/
 
Shell chief to visit Nigeria in effort to clean up oil spills
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/01/shell-ben-van-beurden-visit-nigeria-oil-spills
 
2,249 Killed in Iraq in May: Another Record Month
http://news.antiwar.com/2014/06/01/2249-killed-in-iraq-in-may-as-violence-continues-to-rise/
 
Pakistan lost $102.51 billion in ‘war on terror’
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/03-Jun-2014/pakistan-lost-rs-8-264-billion-in-war-on-terror
 
No. of households on welfare in Japan hits record 1.6 mil.
http://mainichi.jp/english/english/newsselect/news/20140604p2g00m0dm067000c.html
 
Are Australians Becoming the New Fat Americans?
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-antidepressant-diet/201406/are-australians-becoming-the-new-fat-americans
 
No monkey business? Studies suggest that even the smartest investors struggle to outdo a blindfolded monkey
http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2014/06/financial-knowledge-and-investment-performance?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/nomonkeybusiness
 
Zoo Vet Mistakes Employee In Gorilla Suit For An Actual Ape, Shoots Him With Tranquilizer
https://www.thedodo.com/zoo-vet-mistakes-employee-in-g-578204140.html
 
'Kill the Messenger' Trailer: Jeremy Renner Stars as Journalist Gary Webb in the Thriller (Video)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/kill-messenger-trailer-jeremy-renner-707905
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