Sunday, January 20, 2008

Show for January 27th, 2008

Guests to include TJ Johnson and Geov Parrish

* Cleanup fees overdue from 1 in 4 businesses; Olympia owed $34,900, threatens to send bills to collections, Olympian via TJ
* South Thurston County looks for bus service, Olympian via TJ
* Housing deal may cost city $223,000; money added by new estimate for cleanup, Olympian via TJ
* Lawmakers pushed to stop pharmaceutical 'data-mining'; drug makers buy information on prescriptions, Olympian via TJ

* Study: Bush Led US To War on ‘False Pretenses’, Common Dreams via TJ
* Stimulus rebates may come by mid-May, Olympian
So, the answer to the problems created by our fantasy economy is... more
fantasy? Borrow more money from the Chinese, give it to people so they can buy more
consumer crap (on credit cards) made in China. Everyone on Wall Street
lives happily ever after in their gated communities.

* FBI Denies File Exposing Nuclear Secrets Theft, The Times Online/UK via Common Dreams via TJ
Sibel Edmonds, a 37-year-old former Turkish language translator, says the FBI was investigating a Turkish and Israeli-run network that paid high-ranking American officials to steal nuclear weapons secrets. These were then sold on the international black market to countries such as Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

* Toyota and Ford plug in their hybrids, C|Net News Blog via TWiT
* LA Times editor fired in budget dispute, AP
* White House missing CIA, Iraq e-mails, AP

* Gazans Fear Crisis After Four Days of Blockade, Washington Post

No comments: