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Shot By Waffle, 4,700 Drone Deaths, Congress Foreign Policy Problem And Secretive Police: Thursday Morning News Roundup 2-21-2013

February 21, 2013 by  

Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.

  • If you’re planning to make waffles, be sure you haven’t left a magazine with four 9mm rounds in the oven. A Tampa, Fla., woman cooking herself a snack was wounded after the bullets her roommate left inside the oven exploded and sprayed her with shrapnel.
  • Meanwhile, the Administration of Barack Obama invites people to share their gun violence stories and reasons for supporting stronger gun control measures on “Well, this one time I was making waffles.”
  • Senator Lindsey Graham said an estimated 4,700 people, including some civilians, have been killed in the contentious bombing raids of America’s secretive drone war.
  • Secretary of State John Kerry says the greatest challenge to U.S. foreign policy is not emerging China or Mideast instability. It’s Congress.
  • First lady Michelle Obama is launching a three-State tour to promote her anti-childhood obesity program, “Let’s Move.” The White House has proclaimed that the first lady is single-handedly responsible for halting childhood obesity in the United States.
  • The Alexandria, Va., Police Department refuses to share basic documents detailing their actions, including use of deadly force, with the public.

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Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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