Former 11-term Illinois Congressman Paul Findley discusses the attack of the USS Liberty. Business and wellness entrepreneur Rob Ferguson talks about a new superfood fast food he's created and is marketing called Cruzers. He'll be back in a few weeks for taste testing and may set up a factory right here in F-Town.
For an interesting documentary on the escallation in military drone use led by the U.S., click HERE.
PLEASE NOTE: On the next PLANET ERSTWILD, Jerry Yellin and Luke Jensen talk about vet issues and their event this week at the Sondheim. Also featured, Becky Allgood of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum & Library. And a musical meditation on the financial shennanigans afoot these days, including the Libor collusion debacle.
At 4pm, it's another fresh week's worth of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. For complete list of stories, click on 'Read more' below. Shows are archived under PLANET ERSTWILD.
1. Elementary, My Dear Watson
Obama’s Scramble for Africa: Secret Wars, Secret Bases, and the Pentagon’s “New Spice Route” in Africa
China strengthens Africa ties with $20 billion in loans
Japan and Vietnam Join Forces to Exploit Rare-Earth Elements
Metal thieves in Germany: Why the trains are late
Chevron Makes Oil Exploration Deal in Iraqi Kurdistan
Oil is Only Part of the Arctic's Massive Resources
Cry Wolf: An Unethical Oil Story
2. The Economy Doesn't Suck, It Just Sucks For You
Poll: Voters say wealth is now an impossible dream
Wells Fargo profit up 17 percent; mortgage banking strong
Wells Fargo Gets Away with $175 Million Penalty for Racist Lending Practices
New York Fed Knew of False Barclays Reports on Rates
Alabama Judge Shuts Down Private Debtors Prison
Poll: Majority want tax cuts for all, even the wealthy
Hardheaded Socialism Makes Canada Richer Than U.S.
The Real Class Warfare is Baby Boomers Vs. Younger Americans
3. Is There Something In The Water?
Bottled-Water Habit Keeps Tight Grip on Mexicans
FDA Bans Use of BPA in Baby Bottles, But Not in Containers Used by Adults
What Are They Drinking in New York City? New Shop Sells Tap Water Run Through Filtering System
Soy Milk May Be Destroying Your Teeth
COWPOCALYPSE: Prepare For The Largest-Ever Drop In Livestock Herds
2012 Drought Rivals Dust Bowl
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Americans Favor Diplomacy Over Military Action on Iran by Almost 4 to 1
FAA Releases Thousands of Pages of Drone Records
Whales get some help in tuning out man-made noises
Should Whales and Dolphins Have Rights? Their Lawyers Say Yes
ODDS & ENDS:
U.S. Confidence in Organized Religion at Low Point
Religious products: Making money from believers
Some Doctors Cash In By Being Their Own Pharmacist
Gene-swapping vaccines spawn lethal poultry virus
Manufactured quotes: News organizations fail to disclose “regular Joe” businessmen’s lobbying ties
CNN expert’s civilian drone death numbers don’t add up
U.S. Has No Idea Who’s a Taliban ‘Leader,’ Still Boasts About Killing Them
Ethiopian Regime Crumbles: Enter CIA
Arming for the Syrian War: Do Soaring Prices Predict Escalating Conflict?
Deputies shoot, kill man after knocking on wrong door
Singapore's Venture With Yale to Limit Protests
Circumcision debate goes global
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