The Thursday wrap
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says it hopes to employ unmanned drone aircraft to “stalk hunters” and monitor “factory farms” and “fishing spots.” Here's a serious question for our fellow sporting enthusiasts: What's the best rifle and ammunition to take out PETA's snooping drones? ... Sayeth MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry: “We have to break through our private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families.” It's “the community” that owns your children, she says. Ms. Harris-Perry is a political science professor at Tulane University. This is what the liberal loons at MSNBC tout as “thoughtful, insightful analysis.” Good grief. ... The Associated Press roundly praised Hugo Chavez in its March 5 obituary on the Venezuelan henchman but it virtually sneered about Margaret Thatcher in this week's obituary on the British prime minister. Or as blogger J.P. Freire puts it, “Well, now we know who history's villains truly were!”
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