Live And Local With Kevin Wall 02/11/13: The Pope, Glenn Cook, And Christopher Dorner
CBS LAS VEGAS-Today Pope Benedict VXI did what no pope has done in more than five hundred years, announcing his resignation and sending the already troubled Catholic Church scrambling to replace the leader of its 1 billion followers by Easter. Ted Jelen, UNLV Professor of Political Science and Comparative Religion, talks about the resignation of Pope Benedict VXI. Father Albert Felice-Pace, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Community, talks about the resignation of Pope Benedict VXI and how this will affect all the Catholic churches around the world.
Glenn Cook, Las Vegas Review Journal Columnist, talks the City Council race in Ward 6 and how incumbent Steve Ross is facing a pretty tough fight in the spring. Recently a Justice Department memo concluded that the United States Government can order the killing of American citizens if they believe the individual is a senior operational leader or associated force of Al-Qaida. With little transparency in the governments overseas and domestic drone use, do you agree with Las Vegas Sun Publisher Brian Greenspun that Drones play an important role in keeping us safe? Callers tell us if they agree or disagree with Brian Greenspun.
Authorities are offering a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Christopher Dorner, the former Los Angeles police officer suspected in three killings who is the subject of a manhunt in Southern California. People are supporting Christopher Dorner regarding why he is doing all of this. Callers tell us why they think people are supporting Christopher Dorner.