- Inside the Headlines - 20141024 - with Newsvandal JP Sottile

MONEY ISN'T EVERYTHING, BUT IT CAN BUY ANYTHING: Buy, Buy This American Pie

Money, money, money, money, MONEY! And power, power, power, power, too. Newsvandal JP Sottile takes you INSIDE THE HEADLINES with co-host James Moore.

This week's three tiers include: they get what YOU pay for! Power plays with itself. And meanwhile, back at the front--the war front, that is, it's back to the future. Yessir, it's just another manic news week.

For a link to all the headlines discussed in today's show, click 'Read more' below.

1. They Get What You Pay For
Economic anxiety dominates 2014
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/10/economic-anxiety-2014-elections-112122.html

For the Bottom 90% of Americans, Financial Security is Slipping Away
http://www.allgov.com/news/top-stories/for-the-bottom-90-of-americans-financial-security-is-slipping-away-141023?news=854624

Middle-class adults have $20K saved for retirement
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2014/10/22/retirement-savings-middle-class/17681877/
 
Wealth of Congress Jumps $150 Million
http://www.rollcall.com/news/wealth_of_congress_jumps_150_million-237250-1.html

Election to Cost Nearly $4 Billion, CRP Projects, Topping Previous Midterms
http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2014/10/election-to-cost-nearly-4-billion-crp-projects-topping-previous-midterms/
 
In campaign ads, emotion trumps fact and guns buy votes
http://www.hcn.org/articles/in-campaign-ads-emotion-trumps-fact-and-guns-buy-votes
 
Wastebook 2014: What Washington doesn't want you to read.
http://www.coburn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2014/10/wastebook-2014-what-washington-doesn-t-want-you-to-read

2. Power Plays
Big utilities pushing into booming home solar market
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/22/us-utilities-solar-idUSKCN0IB16I20141022

Investors Pile Into Oil Funds at Fastest Pace in 2 Years
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-21/investors-pile-into-oil-funds-at-fastest-pace-in-2-years.html

Oil will tumble to $70, says new 'bond king'
http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/23/investing/oil-price-go-to-70-jeffrey-gundlach-doubleline/index.html

Oil Futures Climb After Saudi Arabia Supply Said to Fall
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-23/oil-climbs-as-saudi-arabia-said-to-cut-supply-to-market.html

Russia Loses Oil Ally in De Margerie After Moscow Crash
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-21/russia-loses-oil-ally-in-de-margerie-after-moscow-crash.html

The great American oil debate: Is cheap fuel good for the U.S.?
http://fortune.com/2014/10/22/american-oil-prices/

3. Meanwhile, Back On The War Front...
Afghanistan: ‘A Shocking Indictment’
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/nov/06/afghanistan-shocking-indictment/

Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/10/22/blackwater-guilty-verdicts/

Behind the numbers: ‘Kills’ against ISIS
http://thehill.com/policy/defense/221602-more-kills-needed-against-isis

Small Town Keeps Cops Secret From...ISIS
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/10/23/small-town-keeps-cops-secret-from-isis.html
 
The Making of the Warrior Cop
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/10/swat-warrior-cops-police-militarization-urban-shield

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Germans Clear Russia in MH-17 Case
http://consortiumnews.com/2014/10/20/germans-clear-russia-in-mh-17-case/

Scientists Can Now Tell If Water Contamination Comes From Fracking Waste
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/21/3581800/duke-fracking-waste-tracker/

This Fake Log Jams Your Phone So You’ll Shut Up and Enjoy Nature
http://www.wired.com/2014/10/fake-log-jams-your-phone/

ODDS & ENDS
UNC report finds 18 years of academic fraud to keep athletes playing
http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/22/us/unc-report-academic-fraud/index.html

Canada’s CBC News Shows What Thoughtful Breaking News Coverage Really Looks Like
http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/canadas-cbc-news-shows-what-thoughtful-breaking-news-coverage-really-looks-like_b243081

After a 'bad week', Canada does soul-searching – the Canadian way
http://www.france24.com/en/20141023-terrorism-canada-bad-week-soul-searching-harper-foreign-policy/

Voices Renew Call for Inquiry into Missing, Murdered Aboriginal Women
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/21/voices-renew-call-inquiry-missing-murdered-aboriginal-women

Abu Dhabi to produce a Sharia version of US TV show LA Law
http://www.arabianbusiness.com/abu-dhabi-produce-sharia-version-of-us-tv-show-la-law-568756.html

Now batting for Saudi Arabia: Norm Coleman
http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/morning_roundup/2014/09/now-batting-for-saudi-arabia-norm-coleman.html

Ebola hits home for a Liberian faith healer
http://www.latimes.com/world/great-reads/la-fg-c1-ebola-faith-healer-20141023-story.html

Industrial-Scale Tiger Farms: Feeding China’s Thirst for Luxury Tiger Products
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/10/21/industrial-scale-tiger-farms-feeding-chinas-thirst-for-luxury-tiger-products/

What To Wear When You're On The Run From The NSA
http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/what-wear-when-youre-run-nsa

Want to Save the Planet? Eat Ugly Food
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141016-food-waste-tristram-stuart-emerging-explorer-hunger-charity-ngfood/
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