Official Says 'Everybody' Thought Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack, Bloomberg Sees No Need for NYPD Reforms, Russians Protest Against Putin: P.M. Links
Greg Hicks, the then number-two State Department official in Libya, says that "everybody" assumed the Benghazi attack was a terrorist act, which is a little off-message from the official White House story.
- Ilinois is scheduled to have its healthcare exchange up and running in June, but the offerings will be a tad sparse. Only half as many insurance companies as the state expected have signed up to participate.
- A jihadist magazine is advertising for help with hacking and seizing control of drones. Interested applicants should apply to: The Smoking Crater, Afghanistan.
- Despite what might be called a shit storm of complaints about police conduct in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomber insists that subjecting the NYPD to an Inspector General or reining-in "stop and frisk" would "undermine public safety."
- Chicago faces a lawsuit over taxi regulations so restrictive that cabbies complain they can't make a living.
- Tens of thousands of rather courageous Russians turned out in Moscow to protest against Vladimir Putin.
- Having legalized marijuana for recreatonal use, Colorado is now considering reforming sentencing for other drug "offenses."
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