9/15 Newspurge: Ritual Union

Obama White House monitored huge loan to ‘connected’ firm*

Obama White House monitored huge loan to 'connected' firmHouse probing $528m solar loan fail*
Video: Energy Dept hearing on Solyndra*
Bush admin pushed Solyndra loan guarantee for two years*
Video: Role of White House aides questioned in Solyndra hearing*
US unable to account for 36k pounds of weapons-grade uranium, plutonium*
Ft. Calhoun close to shut down –
Falsified tests in NY – North Anna restart to take months? – Leak in CT
Japan govt prepares for further large-scale radiation release from Fukushima –
Emergency drill presupposed further meltdown of no. 3 reactor core
6.2-magnitude quake shakes northeast Japan*
UK researchers to test ‘artificial volcano’ for geoengineering the climate*
Josh Fox scores an Emmy for fracking documentary ‘Gasland’*
How the cdc would deal with a real-life ‘contagion’*

US doctors steeped in big pharma drug money*

Fast & Furious: Gun store owner opens up on misgivings about ATF sting*
Mexico drug war attacks social media users; Bodies hung from Nuevo Laredo bridge*

Egyptian protesters pull down Israel embassy wall*
egyptian protesters pull down israel embassy wallIs Israel over?: No longer liberal, democratic, egalitarian society;
Israel fighting Arabs—and itself
Netanyahu coming to UN again to confront Palestinian statehood & Ahmadinejad*
fmr congressman walter fauntroy, feared dead in libya, returns home –
guess who he saw doing the killing
video: south africa high court rules struggle song is hate speech*

The Jackie Kennedy tapes: Sharp, tender & gossipy*

Lost Banksy mural uncovered on Berlin gallery wall*

Lacoste asks Norwegian police to prevent mass murderer Anders Breivik from wearing their brand to court*
lacoste asks norwegian police to prevent mass murderer anders breivik from wearing their brand to courtCopycat Effect: Suspect in Arkansas courthouse shooting dies*
Dad charged with child abuse for throwing son off cruise boat*
The drinks are on him: Denver men charged with abusing a corpse, identity theft & criminal impersonation*
Los Angeles porn studio, Pink Visual, begins construction on ‘post-apocalyptic’ underground bunker for 2012*

Obamessiah Updates:
Video: Nader says US is a two party dictatorship*

Ron Paul, a Texas thorn in Rick Perry’s side*
Rick Perry pushes back on Michele Bachmann HPV vaccine talk*
Meanwhile, Gardasil found contaminated with recombinant DNA*
Video: Rep. Steve King wants hearings on Obama’s drunken uncle*

Oregon Oddities:
Alleging abuse of four boys, Portland lawyers file lawsuits against Boy Scouts*

Portland police make biggest drug bust in dept’s history*
IFC keeps ‘Portlandia’ alive for at least another season*

Police State Updates:
Group urges US to adopt electronic id cards for citizens*

DHS, FBI initiating rapid response fingerprint checks for foreign visitors at airports*
Video: Wisc. protesters arrested for filming lawmakers*

14,000 rounds of ammunition missing from Fort Bragg*

14,000 rounds of ammunition missing from fort braggNavy munitions depot in Wash. a danger to public? don’t ask*
77 US troops injured in Afghanistan truck bombing*
Deal near on more US military access in Australia*
Video: Rep. Speier calls on congress to address military rapes*
Private contractors cost more than government employees*
Navy breaks record for firing commanders*
Video: 15yr-old arrested in Cali. with military rocket launcher*

WV Worry:
Four WV mail processing facilities could close*

Marfork Coal sues tree-sitters over WV protest*
Charleston officer named as alleged shooter in lawsuit over death*
Video: Authorities release footage of alleged police brutality*

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