Dozens of pro-Dorner protesters rally at LAPD HQ
Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) Dozens of protesters rallied outside Los Angeles police headquarters Saturday in support of Christopher Dorner, the former LAPD officer and suspected killer of four who died after a shootout and fire this week at a mountain cabin following one of the biggest manhunts in recent memory. Protesters told the Los Angeles Times they didn't support Dorner's deadly methods, but objected to police corruption and brutality, and believed Dorner's claims of racism and unfair treatment by the department. Many said they were angered by the conduct of the manhunt that led to Dorner's death and injuries to innocent bystanders who were mistaken for him. Michael Nam, 30, who held a sign with a flaming tombstone and the inscription "RIP Habeas Corpus," said it was "pretty obvious" police had no intention of bringing Dorner in alive. "They were the judge, the jury and the executioner," Nam said. "As an American citizen, you have the right to a trial and due process by law."…To Read More……
Waxman: Obama Should Regulate Oil Refineries, Household Appliances to Stop Global Warming
By Matt Cover February 15, 2013
(CNSNews.com) – Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) said the Obama administration should regulate oil refineries, household appliances, and even renegotiate climate treaties if Congress does not pass legislation dealing with global warming.
“The president will be taking action by executive order through his administration,” Waxman said at a press conference on Friday unveiling his Safe Climate Caucus, which will work to pressure House Republicans to take up a climate change initiative….To Read More…
Rep. Alan Grayson: ‘President’s Hallmark Is Not Being on the Left’
February 15, 2013
Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) said President Barack Obama is not on the left politically, but his “hallmark is being practical.” Grayson told CNSNews.com that he was “very pleased” with Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, because Obama “understands” the problems facing the country. “I think everybody understands at this point that we have people who are sitting at home unemployed day after day finding no way to pay the bills, losing their homes, sometimes losing their health, losing their families sometimes, end up living in their cars, okay?” Grayson said. “And on the other hand, we have people with great needs.”….To Read More….