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PBC News & Comment: Whole Lotta Hackin’ Goin’ On!

Cyberspooks finger Chinese Army unit in Shanghai as major source of hack attacks;  Anonymous cracks US State Dept, Israeli site....--American activists resist drone proposals by local law enforcement, here is the article referenced

--hear excerpt from interview with Nadia Kayyali of Bill of Rights Defense Committee

--new numbers show spike in drone assaults in Afghanistan last year

--Pentagon picks 800,000 civilian workers as "human shields" in battle over automatic cuts

--Sen. Sanders and Rep. DiFazio author bills to fix the mess Congress created over Postal Service finances

--Obama waives child soldier ban in order to support 4 governments in Africa that recruit young soldiers

--60% of drug overdose deaths are from prescription drugs, mostly hydrocodone pain killers

--retired Senator Domenici (R-NM) admits he fathered a child with the daughter of GOP Senator Laxalt in 1978

--SF Police chief wants Tasers, but calls them "stun guns" to try to win approval.