Today’s Mindful News & other Random Awesome Stuff.
> The NRA’s new ad accuses President Obama of being an elitist hypocrite because his daughters have Secret Service protection at school. (youtube)
> Farmers beginning to abandon corn and soybeans due to spurious and aggressive lawsuits by Monsanto over accidental cross-pollination of GMO seed DNA into adjoining acres. (aljazeera.com)
> Insecticide ‘unacceptable’ danger to bees, report finds — Campaigners say the conclusion by the European Food Safety Authority is a ‘death knell’ for neonicotinoid pesticides (guardian.co.uk)
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