A demonstrator holds up a picture depicting Russian President Putin with make-up during a protest by the gay community in Amsterdam. It's time this creepy little man was forced to give up the (suspect) strongman stance he has mistakenly tried to cultivate at the expense of others: women, gay people, journalists – whole countries – the Syrians, Georgians and ethnic Chechens, the list goes on....
Ukraine crisis escalates as pro-Russia protestors declare independence in Donetsk - Russia has warned Ukraine against any use of force in the cities of Kharkiv, Lugansk and Donetsk, where pro-Russia activists have seized government buildings to mark their independence and support a vote to join Russia.
Security Check Now Starts Long Before You Fly (NYTimes.com) - The Transportation Security Administration is expanding its screening of passengers before they arrive at the airport by searching a wide array of government and private databases that can include records like car registrations and employment information.
Saudi Prince: Fracking Is Threat To Kingdom (92% of the Saudi Arabian economy depends on oil exports. Developing our own resources will curtail the inroads they are making to destroy western civilization by cutting off their income!)