Thursday, June 21, 2007

6/24/2007 No Talking Heads Topics

(guests will be Marco Rosaire Rossi, Geov Parrish)


Workshop leans toward preserving Capitol Lake, The Olympian
63-20 City Hall Financing Debacle
- OlyBlog post #2
- OlyBlog post #1
- Olympian Coverage from Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Council rejects plan for 5-story office building, The Olympian
New Olympia Food Blog: OlyFoodie
Free Radio Olympia back on the air - 98.5FM, according to OlyBlog


Federal Court Rules in Favor of 'Enemy Combatant', 6/11/2007, Washington Post
"The President cannot eliminate constitutional protections with the stroke of a pen by proclaiming a civilian, even a criminal civilian, an enemy combatant subject to indefinite military detention," the panel found. "Put simply, the Constitution does not allow the President to order the military to seize civilians residing within the United States and detain them indefinitely without criminal process, and this is so even if he calls them 'enemy combatants.' "
C.I.A. to Release Documents on Decades-Old Misdeeds, NY Times
CIA to Air Decades of Its Dirty Laundry, Washington Post
"CIA monitoring and infiltration of antiwar dissident groups took place between 1967 and 1971 at a time when the public was turning against the Vietnam War. Agency officials "covertly monitored" groups in the Washington area "who were considered to pose a threat to CIA installations." Some of the information "might have been distributed to the FBI," the summary said. Other "skeletons" listed in the summary included CIA-funded testing of American citizens, "including reactions to certain drugs."
Original Documents at National Security Archive Website

Bush Advisers Weigh Closing Guantánamo Prison Sooner, NY Times
Agency Is Target in Cheney Fight on Secrecy Data, NY Times


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