Chris Vogel and Patrick Michels at LA Weekly: Asylum Denied
If someone speaks up, he is silenced, usually with a bullet made in the United States. Mexican citizens have nowhere to turn. Except north.
Gregory B Hladky at Fairfield Weekly: Gag Response
“This is disturbing on so many levels,” state Sen. Andrew McDonald says of the idea of doctors asking their patients to sign contracts that would allegedly give the physician the right to take down negative comments the patient might post online.
Christine Dell’Amore at National Geographic: Spiders, Carnivorous Plants Compete for Food—A First
Laboratory experiments with the hunting spider R. rabida later confirmed that the presence of spiders can deprive the plants of bugs—and thus vital nutrients.
Michael Roberts at Denver Westword: Michael Brown: Ex-FEMA boss on return to New Orleans for 5th anniversary of Katrina
“This might be my fourth or fifth trip back — and my last trip was about a month or two ago, with Spike Lee, to do some interviews for his documentary on HBO.”
James King at Phoenix New Times: Morning Poll: How F***ed is Maricopa County Now That the Next County Attorney Will Likely Be Another Joe Arpaio Lap-dog?
The voters of Maricopa County have spoken and it appears another Joe Arpaio lap-dog will be the next county attorney.