Beekeepers and Honeybees failing due to GMO crops (Inquisitr).
Minnesota man in jail for possession since November freed when 'drugs' turn out to be vitamins (Raw Story).
Sad Highlands Park Starbucks called the 'most depressing Starbucks in America' (LAist).
Retreads ... Jeb Bush hires same foreign policy team that lied us into war (Crooks and Liars).
GUNS IN AMERICA
Even Texas cops think Open Carry is a stupid idea, dismiss "Good guy with a gun" claims (Addicting Info)
Darwin Awards Candidate: Michigan Republican official fatally shoots herself in eye while adjusting gun in bra holster (Raw Story).
Cop slaps legal gun owner, gets dose of swift justice (Mr. Conservative).
Toddlers killed more Americans than terrorists did this year (Opposing Views).
Americans were asked a simple science question, their answer will make you laugh ... or cry (Addicting Info).
Congressman says we don't need education funding because 'Socrates trained Plato on a rock' (Think Progress).
Oklahoma, ranked 48th in education, votes to ban AP history classes (Blue Nation Review).
Mississippi lawmaker says calling blacks violent and lazy isn't racist, it's 'just a way of talking' (Raw Story).
Fox News' Ralph Peters: Under Obama U.S. has 'Islamophilia Problem' (News Max).
Southern secessionist group forming paramilitary unit called the "Indomitables" (Salon).
SOME GOD TALK
God is on the Ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified (Salon).
Science increasingly makes the case for God (Wall Street Journal).
THIS IS SERIOUSLY MESSED UP ... USS REAGAN
Documents say Navy knew Fukushima dangerously contaminated the USS Reagan (EcoWatch).
Doctor "removed 6 thyroids in recent months" from USS Reagan crew exposed to Fukushima fallout - "Over 500 sailors ill after mission in Japan" (Energy News).
USS Reagan - Fukushima Radiation - News (George Air Force Base).
RANDOM DYSFUNCTIONAL MARKET STUFF
How sleazy restaurants are stealing your tip money (If You Only News).
Greece's request for loan extension (on €240/$273 billion loan) is rejected by Germany (NY Times).
Robert Reich: This very bad deal will make Wall Street richer and bust the rest of America (Alternet).
Citigroup: Corporate "Rap Sheet" (Bank Action Network).
ON THE POSITIVE SIDE OF LIFE (sort of)
NC Senator Jeff Jackson's tweets go viral as he becomes a one-man legislating legend (Inquisitr).
This guy deserves a medal: The artist who took a DIY approach to a confusing 110 freeway sign (LAist).
Obama wins as Republicans refuse to shut down Homeland Security over Executive Orders (Politics USA).
The worst Heisman Trophy winners to ever play in the NFL (Worthly).
Haunting portraits of abandoned places (T Magazine).
Top 10 reasons to vote Republican (Daily Kos).
Ginsburg: This 'Congress is not equipped really to do anything' (TPM).
30 arrested for food stamp fraud in New York ... not one person is black (Daily Kos).