All Further Articles for 2013-02-11

Monday, February 11, 2013
Don't Shoot! Not Dorner!
F ugitive ex-co p Christopher Dorner is still missing in California des pite hundreds of tips, a million dollar reward, newly filed murder charges and wides pread havoc caused by an overzealous police force that's responded with its usual finesse by periodically, randomly shooting anything that moves. Savvy L.A. residents have res ponded with Don't Shoot signs, t-shirts, memes. "I don't want to use the word buffoonery but it really is unbridled police lawlessness. These people need training, and they need restraint."
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Naming the Dead: Shabbir, Kalam, Waqas, Bashir Et Al
To fight egregious claims by John Brennan and other officials that few if any civilians are killed by U.S. drones, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has launched a new crowd-sourced project to name as many victims as possible who to date remain nameless. We know the names of just 20% of at least 2,000 who have died; give to at least give them back their names.
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Come and Take It
A new trend among gun lovers: Armed demonstrations inside state capitals. Several hundred gathered in Oregon and Washington's legislative lobbies with loaded weapons and conceal carry permits to support their "fellow patriots," with more events planned. What could go wrong? Oh, and another shooting, in Delaware.
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Eternal Faith, Everlasting Life (Unless We Need Your Money to Pay Off Our Sex Abuse Scandals)
The Pope's resignation may be the first in 600 years, but it comes not a moment too soon. Not only has his reign been plagued by sex abuse scandals - among many, a $660-million settlement in L. A. for 562 abuse cases - but it seems they've been stealing from the dead to pay for them by emptying a cemetery maintenance fund without telling relatives or the public. Now, still broke, they're considering holding a $200-million fundraiser. Because who wouldn't want to give these people money? "The Catholic Cemetery is second only to the church in its sacred nature. Burial in consecrated ground (is) the sacred right, privilege and calling of every Catholic."
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