A.M. Links: Drone Wars Defended, Second RFK Shooter Alleged, Moore's Law Coming to an End


  • Drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia are saving American lives and civilian casualties are "exceedingly rare," White House Counterterrorism Czar John Brennan claimed in a speech at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

  • A crooked New Orleans cop, who in 1996 became the only police officer ever to receive a federal death sentence, may be running out of appeals. "Right now we are trying to keep him alive and in the court system," his federal defender said.
  • Ahead of a ruling on Sirhan Sirhan's conviction, a new witness says there was a second shooter at the assassination of Robert Kennedy in 1968."The truth has got to be told. No more cover-ups," Nina Rhodes-Hugh told CNN.
  • Physicist Michio Kaku thinks Moore's Law of processor speed is coming to an end. "[T]here is an ultimate limit set by the laws of thermal dynamics and set by the laws of quantum mechanics.
  • A run down of today's Occupy Wall Street activities, courtesy NYPD.
  • "We must move forward, not backward, upward not forward, and always twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom." The President unveils his new campaign slogan.

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