In the Boston area yesterday, the FBI and Boston Police Department (BPD) shot and killed a 26-year-old black Muslim man, Usaamah Abdullah Rahim, after they stopped him at a bus stop at 7:00 a.m. in front of a CVS drug store in order to question him. Media reportsoriginally claimed that Rahim wielded a “machete” after he was approached by the agents. But after photos emerged showing how laughable that description was, the weapon was changed in subsequent reports to a “military-style black knife”…more: firstlook.org/theintercept
Senator John McCain responded in kind on Sunday to President Barack Obama’s joke at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner that his 2008 presidential rival that could be the White House’s best line of defense against recent security breaches.
“I’m reporting for duty on Monday morning in my usual laid back, casual style,” McCain, a former Navy pilot, said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” ‘”I’m telling you: I’ll get that Secret Service squared away.”..more: CNN.COM|BY THEODORE SCHLEIFER