Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Links For A Cold Day

Today, most the United States is enduring a cold spell that is somehow related to the polar vortex.  But fortunately, the cold weather is not the only thing going on.

From Wired, the Navy has been testing a drone called Triton, which has about the same wingspan as a Boeing 757.

From The Detroit News, automakers have been keeping track of drivers' locations.

From The Daily Caller, a Democrat state Senate staffer gets fired for hanging out with a Republican.

From Frontpage Mag, how the Arab Spring unleashed Al Qaeda.

From The Washington Free Beacon, a group of pro-Iran advocates are fighting against legislation intended to increase sanctions against Iran.  Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) appears to be involved.

From The Christian Post, a six-year-old boy has been forbidden to pass out candy canes at his elementary school, because paper attached to the candy canes had religious messages.

From ABC News, more than 100 retired policemen, corrections officers and firemen have been indicted for making false claims about depression and anxiety resulting from the 9/11 attacks.

From PJ Tatler, the blaring contradictions of President Obama.

From Breitbart's The Conversation, there is finally a video game based on the movie Alien.

From Fox News, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) files his re-election papers.

From CNN, Secretary of State John Kerry wraps up his 10th trip to the Middle East.

And from 888Bailbond, a man is jailed after threatening his brother with a knife, over a peanut butter sandwich.

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