June 14, 2012
The U.S. Military is looking to relocate some of their predator drones, sending some to South and Central America, according to a new article in Wired Magazine.
As US forces come home from Afghanistan, the US military seems to have a surplus of predator drones — remotely operated unmanned aircraft vehicles often used to carry out attacks and intelligence gathering missions. Drones previously used in Afghanistan will be given [...]
Under pressure to step down over his handling of the Trayvon Martin shooting, Sanford top cop Bill Lee offered to quit his job – but just when he thought he was out, a committee pulled him back in.
The Sanford City Commission rejected by a 3-2 vote the resignation of Police Chief Bill Lee, who was widely criticized for not initially charging George Zimmerman after the shooting.
The police chief had been [...]
Police: 8 Shot To Death In Ohio, Including Child Family argument ends in shooting deaths in two locations; two wounded Below:
COPLEY, Ohio — A family argument Sunday in Ohio ended in the shooting deaths of eight people in two places, including an 11-year-old, and two more people were wounded, authorities said Sunday.
One person shot five people to death in one location, then two more were killed [...]
Egyptian, Tunisian and Yemeni protesters all say that inequality is one of the main reasons they’re protesting.
However, the U.S. actually has much greater inequality than in any of those countries.
Specifically, the “Gini Coefficient” – the figure economists use to measure inequality – is higher in the U.S.”
Gini Coefficients are like golf – the lower the score, the better (i.e. the more equality).
According to the CIA World Fact Book, the U.S. [...]