Friday, January 11, 2008

Show for January 13, 2008

* Clear-cutting, nature blamed for landslides; Logging officials defend practices, Olympian
* Army won't pay Aberdeen for port security during protests, Olympian
* School board member resigns over conflict, Olympian

* Major allegations of vote fraud in New Hampshire are circulating after Hillary Clinton reversed a mammoth pre-polling deficit to defeat Barack Obama with the aid of Diebold electronic voting machines, Boston 911 Truth (thanks Jen!)
* Clear Evidence Of Widespread Vote Fraud In New Hampshire, Prison Planet
* Iraq/Afghan veterans have killed 121 after coming home, NY Times
* 80 Arrested Outside Supreme Court demanding closure of Guantanamo Bay; worldwide protests accompany action, CBS News via Digg

* Bush Urges Allies to Join U.S. Efforts to Confront Iran, Washington Post
Bush is trying to persuade Arab countries to join U.S. efforts to pressure Iran, though many have displayed ambivalence about the administration's campaign amid a new U.S. intelligence report that concluded Iran stopped a nuclear weapons program in 2003.

The president will travel Monday to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, viewed by many inside and out of the administration as the lynchpin of its efforts to develop an anti-Iran coalition. As part of an effort to show its commitment to Saudi Arabia, a senior administration official said the White House plans to notify Congress about a substantial package of arms sales for Saudi Arabia; it seemed likely to be on the order of $20 billion.

* Official Version of Naval Incident Starts to Unravel, InterPress Service via Common Dreams
- echoes of Tonkin?
* Declassified study puts Vietnam events in new light, Christian Science Monitor

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