Monday, October 20, 2008

Psyche's News Roundup

Raw Story | Kucinich calls for probe of bonuses for Wall Street aid recipients
The Brad Blog:: CA GOP Vote Registration Contractor Arrested for Registration Fraud, Perjury
Fox News' Kilmeade: Why is no one looking for Obama's drug dealer? (why is no one calling Fox a "news" channel?)

Emptywheel » MI Republicans Admit to Illegal Foreclosure Scheme, “Surrender” to Democrats
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | RNC On New Mexico "Voter Fraud": Never Mind
The Charleston Gazette - More W.Va. voters say machines are switching votes In six cases, Democratic votes flipped to GOP (Republicans are responsible for overseeing elections, blame voters)

Japan's young turn to Communist Party as they decide capitalism has let them down - Telegraph
Antidepressant Studies Unpublished - New York Times
Sacred Intentions: Inside the Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Studies | DrugReporter |

Jim Bramlett @ | Block African witchcraft curses against McCain and Palin NOW! (umm, jeebus)
What We Stand For! « Christian Nymphos

Yes We Carve | Change Your Pumpkin, Change Your World

TPM Election Central | Poll: Debates Improved Opinions Of Obama Among Independents AND Conservatives
Rising Hegemon: Barack Obama reports raising $150 million in September (unprecedented)
Swing State Project:: MN-06: Tinklenberg Raises Nearly $500K in 24 Hours, DCCC to Enter Race (heh)

Think Progress » CNN fact-check: ‘This is looking like a fraud committed against ACORN.’ (bogus attack)
Matthew Yglesias » The Synthetic States of America (states are red but people are blue)
Todd Palin seeks votes from sportsmen - "our core values -- hunting and fishing"

YouTube - McCain: Palin is a counter to "Liberal Feminist Agenda"
Freddie Mac Paid GOP Consulting Firm $2M To Kill Legislation Worldwide Bush to Host First in Series of Summits on Financial Crisis (more summits!)

Investigation: Prosecutors subpoena ex-Lehman CEO Richard Fuld - Nachrichten English-News - WELT ONLINE
Probe of Lehman collapse escalated: report | Reuters
Wall Street bankers in line for $70bn payout | Business | The Guardian Pay and bonus deals equivalent to 10% of US government bail-out package

TSA agent steals $200K worth of gear, resells it on eBay : Christopher Null : Yahoo! Tech (where your stuff goes)
YouTube - People like us - pilots - part 1/3 (just watch it)
Azure - Ideas for the Jewish Nation: Roots of Antisemitism (an ancient nation that is still, after some three thousand years, hammering away so intensely and so obsessively at the enigma of its identity")

God and Morality: A Philosophical History By John E. Hare

Review of The Spiritual Brain :: Varadaraja V Raman :: Global Spiral

Hypnosis, Memory and the Brain: Scientific American

Big Bang or Big Bounce?: New Theory on the Universe's Birth: Scientific American
Using Math to Explain How Life on Earth Began: Scientific American
Numbers that cannot be computed | Igor Ostrovsky Blogging

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