Threats

Chilling Police Video Of Zimmerman's Girlfriend Leaked Online
Pregnant girlfriend of George Zimmerman explains in vivid detail his frequent "episodes" of anger and fondness for handguns, shotguns, and a semiautomatic AR-15 rifle. Read more...
The Justice Department began targeting Lavabit the day after Snowden revealed himself as the source of the NSA leaks. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
Sure, it seems extreme, but extreme times call for extreme cartoons. When you have the Republican Speaker of the House threatening a national default, food stamps being slashed while farm subsidies are increased and an attempt to defund a program that has been in existence for four years, things have gone to crazy-land. Read more...
Greenpeace Activists Arrested At Arctic Oil Protest, Shots Fired
Crew members of the Arctic Sunrise reported that a total of 11 warning shots have been fired across the ship and the Coast Guard has threatened to fire at the ship itself if it does not leave the area immediately. Read more...
As the Senate begins its debate on the immigration reform bill, Democracy Now! speaks to Shena Gutierrez, whose husband was nearly killed in an encounter with Border Patrol agents. While still unconscious in the hospital, he was threatened with deportation. She explains what happened. Read more...

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Watch: The short documentary "Dance of the Honey Bee," is narrated by Bill McKibben, and takes a look at the determined, beautiful, and vital role honey bees play in preserving life, as well as the threats bees face from a rapidly changing landscape. Read more...
After over-hyping the claims by Bob Woodward on The Situation Room just the day before that the White House supposedly threatened him, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Jessica Yellin ended up doing some back tracking on this Thursday's show, after the emails released by Politico revealed that he wasn't being threatened after all. Even though they both eventually admitted that the emails were not threatening at all, both of them were desperate to cling to the notion that Woodward might have still have some legitimate reason to feel threatened by the White House. Read more...
Franklin Sain, 42, is accused of sending violent, harassing e-mails and leaving a threatening voice mail to Dem Colorado lawmaker. Read more...
Congressional Republicans will try anything to keep tax breaks for the top 2% - even threatening to increase taxes for the middle class if they don't get their way. That's why MoveOn member Steve brings us this potent message: Republicans, Read more...
Wal-Mart workers across the country are planning to stage unprecedented walkouts and protests on Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. Wal-Mart has sought to counter the effort by filing an unfair labor practice charge against the Read more...