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Drones. We should have known they would be a problem when "drone" was the best name we could come up with.

Drones. We should have known they would be a problem when "drone" was the best name we could come up with.

CNN cleared to test drones for reporting
Jan. 12, 2015, CNN

Drones could pose serious hazard in NZ airspace, pilots warn
Jan. 17, 2015, TVNZ ONE News

Being pestered by drones? Buy a drone-hunting drone
By Matthew Sparkes, Deputy Head of Technology, Jan. 16, 2015, The Telegraph

Drones: how not to kill people with your Christmas present
By Andrew Griffin, Dec. 24, 2014, The Independent

This might be the most annoying and most hilarious present this Christmas
By Chris Smith, 

Dads With Drones Are Ruining Christmas
By Brian Barrett, Dec. 24, 2014, Gizmodo

Drone revolution still waiting on FAA rules
Scott Mayerowitz, Jan. 7, 2015, Associated Press, The Wichita Eagle

Rarely has it seemed less attractive to be a human being that in 2015. Yet never has it been a greater opportunity to show the good we are capable of.

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Ferguson, Selma, Paris, global climate change; rarely has it seemed less attractive to be a human being that in 2015. Yet rarely has there been a greater opportunity to show the good we are capable of.

If you're off today, find a service activity. Or make your own. Mankind is your business, today, Christmas, and every day.

 

But you know that.

 

Under what possible circumstances is it permissible to shoot any unarmed person 7 times, including one in the brain?

Whatever the provocation on August 9, 2014, whatever the fear on either side, whatever was the result of a trained response on the part of the officer or poor decisions by the officer or on the part of the teenage Michael Brown, there is one fact that the grand jury has not explained as it dismisses all charges against the officer: Under what possible circumstances is it necessary to shoot any unarmed person 7 times, including one in the brain?

...continue reading "12 Shots in Ferguson"