Monthly Archives: November 2013

Chris Hayes talks with Fmr. Deputy of Defense Paul Wolfowitz about Iran and rhetoric

Iran and invoking Munich Chris Hayes talks with Fmr. Deputy of Defense Paul Wolfowitz about Iran and rhetoric. “Godwin’s law (also known as Godwin’s Rule of Nazi Analogies or Godwin’s Law of Nazi Analogies) is an assertion made by Mike Godwin in 1990 that has become an Internet adage. It states: “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison […]

The human cost of extra-judicial military drone strikes in Pakistan – Documentary

US drones attacks have killed more than 2000 people. This heartbreaking film bears witness to people in a remote part of Pakistan near the Afghan border whose lives continue to be shattered by the attacks. “This child was killed in an attack too”, says a local journalist as he flicks through photos of drone attack […]

DATA SECURITY: Wiping Info From Old Devices

Originally posted on whotv.com:
Many Iowans have a computer on their holiday wish list. If they’re lucky enough to get one, they’ll need to be careful when getting rid of the old computer. Some confidential information may be on your hard drive. Computer data security is a key concern at Midwest Electronic Recovery in…

Does A Company Have Religious Rights?

Originally posted on The Dish:
SCOTUS is going to have to answer that question: The Supreme Court will hear two challenges to the requirement that all employers provide birth control coverage to their workers. One comes from craft store chain Hobby Lobby and the other from Conestoga Wood Specialties, a custom cabinet-making company in Pennsylvania. The owners…

D.C. Won’t Extend Health Policies Canceled By Obamacare

Originally posted on CBS DC:
WASHINGTON — District of Columbia residents whose insurance policies were canceled because of the federal health care overhaul won’t be allowed to renew them for another year. The city’s Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking announced Wednesday that it will not exercise the option granted by the Obama administration to…

Scientists expect satellite crash next week

80-Year-Old Man Survives After Falling Off a Cliff While Fighting a Bear

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
In the battle of man vs. bear, man has triumphed–well, sort of. The Guardian reports that Yusuf Alchagirov, an 80-year-old Russian shepherd, was minding his own business in a raspberry field when he was attacked by a large, hungry bear. Rather than let the predator get the best of him, Alchagirov counter-attacked. Despite his age,…