All Further Articles for 2012-02-21

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Tasered Woman Brain Dead; Trooper's Actions "Within Scope of his Duties"
Two state agencies have cleared a Florida trooper of wrongdoing last fall when he tasered a young suspect as she frantically tried to escape. A burly Daniel Cole was within reach of Danielle Maudsley, 20, who was handcuffed and high on drugs. She fell, hit her head on the pavement, sobbed she could not get up, and blacked out; she has been in a coma ever since. It's past time for taser regulations. Warning: disturbing video.
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Stop the Flood of Commie Sexy Lesbian Transgender Abortion-Loving Thin Mints Before It's Too Late
Oh dear, yet another threat to our great Republic. Asked to sign an Indiana resolution honoring the Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary, alert GOP Rep. Bob Morris found "disturbing" evidence the group is a hornets' nest of radicals that supports abortion, homosexuality, sexy sex and "the destruction of traditional American family values." He thus understandably voted - alone - to oppose. He also plans to take his daughters out of the heathens' grasp and bring them to American Heritage Girls Little Flowers, where we wish them well. "Many parents are abandoning the Girl Scouts because they promote homosexual lifestyles. Of 50 (GS) role models listed, only three have a briefly-mentioned religious background – all the rest are feminists, lesbians, or Communists."
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Speaking Loud With Silence
Over 1,000 protesters silently lining the walkway to the Virginia House hel ped delay votes on an anti-choice bill requiring pre-abortion vaginal ultrasounds that critics call state-sanctioned ra p e. More actions today as the legislature reconvenes.
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Legendary Steadfastness
Incredibly, though perhaps inevitably, Israel has agreed to release Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan, who will end his 66-day strike. More here and here on what it means to Palestinians, especially the many thousands long held in Israeli jails. Right-wing Likud members are already charging the deal sets a dangerous precedent that "renders the Israeli values system meaningless.” We hope so.
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