January 25, 2015



Police union to state lawmakers: Don’t mess with no-knock warrants

January 22, 2015
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WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather ATLANTA (CBS46) – Carrie Mills is a retired Atlanta Police officer with 30 years on the job – primarily in APD’s drug unit. Mills is now a union rep for the International Brotherhood of Police Officers. She considers herself an expert on search warrants, particularly no knock warrants, which […]

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Monsanto earnings fall 34% after a year of global protests

January 22, 2015
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Company that has come under fire for its genetically modified seeds said its earnings fell 34% in its first fiscal quarter A woman participates in a protest against transgenic corn last year in Mexico City, Mexico. Monsanto announced that its first-quarter earnings dropped on lower sales to South American farmers. Photograph: Xinhua/Landov/Barcroft Media Monsanto said […]

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American Sniper’s Patriot Porn & Celebration of Psychopathy | Interview with Rania Khalek

January 22, 2015
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Abby Martin interviews independent journalist, Rania Khalek, about the new film ‘American Sniper’ and why it’s such a controversial choice to receive a Best Picture Oscar nomination.

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French Police: Gun Control Isn’t Working For Us

January 22, 2015
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Following the deaths of two French police officers during the January 7 Charlie Hebdo attack and another officer death during an attack the following day, French police are demanding more guns and guns that are more powerful. The situation during the Charlie Hebdo attack was very lopsided–in favor of the terrorists–because of current policing and arms […]

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Another Unarmed Man Shot and Killed By Police, Even Though His Hands Were In Plain Sight

January 22, 2015
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“Hands up, don’t shoot” has become a rallying cry at protests against police brutality since the killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri last summer. But now, video and audio have just been released by the Bridgeton, New Jersey Police Department which highlight the poignancy of the phrase (scroll down for video). The dashcam footage clearly […]

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Crazy! Citizen with Conceal to Carry Permit Tackled by Suspect In Walmart

January 22, 2015
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On January 20, 2015 at approximately 11:58 a.m., deputies responded to the Walmart located at 11110 Causeway Boulevard in reference to incident that had occurred in the store. It was learned that the suspect had observed the victim getting out of his vehicle in the parking lot and saw that the victim was in possession […]

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The real American Sniper was a hate-filled killer. Why are simplistic patriots treating him as a hero?

January 22, 2015
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Clint Eastwood’s film about Navy Seal Chris Kyle has hit a raw nerve in America, with right wingers calling for the rape or death of anyone ungrateful enough to criticise his actions I have to confess: I was suckered by the trailer for American Sniper. It’s a masterpiece of short-form tension – a confluence of […]

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Major Health Study: Long-Time Pot Smokers Face Little Damage to Their Lungs

January 22, 2015
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Some coughing, maybe; but serious issues, no. The inhalation of one marijuana cigarette per day over a 20-year period is not associated with adverse changes in lung health, according todata published online ahead of print in the journal Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Investigators at Emory University in Atlanta assessed marijuana smoke exposure and lung […]

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By 98 to 1, U.S. Senate passes amendment saying climate change is real, not a hoax

January 22, 2015
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The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly, 98 to 1, to approve an amendment affirming that climate change is real and “not a hoax.” The vote came on an amendment to legislation that aims to force approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry oil from the Canadian oil sands to the United States. […]

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This 88-year-old doctor treats the poor out of his Toyota Camry. Mississippi wants to punish him for it.

January 21, 2015
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Carrol Frazier Landrum stands beside his rolling doctor’s office, a 2007 Toyota Camry. (Courtesy of WLBT-Mississippi News Now) In small-town Mississippi, where poverty is endemic, transportation is limited and a trip to the emergency room can lead to financial ruin, an alternative exists for those in the know. His name is Dr. Landrum — Carrol […]

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