Thursday, October 4, 2007

Headlines for 10-03-07

Clinton backs bill on Congress OK for Iran war ** U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) signed on to legislation requiring authorization for a war against Iran.

Paul's fundraising shock He's locked in low single digits in most polls, but Texas Rep. Ron Paul raised more than $5 million for his presidential bid in the third quarter, roughly equal to or just short of several of his higher -profile rivals. Ron Paul is a true candidate of the people - he simply refuses to bow down to special interests and lobbies. He gets my vote any day.

Iran summons French envoy over nuclear remarks Iran on Wednesday summoned a top French diplomat in Tehran over remarks by Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner on the Islamic republic's nuclear drive, state media reported.

Iran says US too tied up to fight ** Washington's military commitments to Iraq and Afghanistan would hamstring an attempt to wage war on Iran, the Iranian foreign minister has said.

Iran Could Strike U.S. by 2015, U.S. Officials Say Fox News is once again making the case for war.

Questions raised over US terror exercise The nation is preparing for its biggest terrorism exercise ever later this month when three fictional "dirty bombs" go off and cripple transportation arteries in two major U.S. cities and Guam, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.

Are U.S. and Iran headed for war? **

Experts say prosecuting Ahmadinejad a tough task Federal Labor is talking tough on foreign affairs today, vowing that a Labor government would bring Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad before the international courts on charges of incitement to genocide.

Freedom?s Watch Bears Watching

Thompson: Iraq had WMDs before U.S. invaded Thompson later said he was referring Saddam?s attack on Kurdish northern Iraq with banned weapons in the 1980s.
Well if he had mustard gas back then, why didn't we disarm him at that time, genius? Because mustard gas isn't a threat to the United States of America.

Spy Satellite Program on Hold Homeland Security officials say they are delaying a program to expand domestic satellite surveillance while they answer lawmakers? questions regarding the program?s impact on civil liberties and privacy.

France urges EU to move ahead on Iran sanctions

Bush warns of nuclear-armed Iran "In Iran, we're dealing with a country where the leader has said that he wants to destroy Israel," Bush said. "My belief is that the United States will defend our ally Israel. This is a leader who has made very provocative statements. And, we have made it clear, however, that in spite of that, we are willing to sit down with him, so long as he suspends his program." Whose war?

Regional nuclear war could trigger mass starvation A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could cause one billion people to starve to death around the world, and hundreds of millions more to die from disease and conflicts over food

Syria urges international community to condemn Israeli aggression If Syria had done that to Israel there would be hell to pay.

Livni: UN established to prevent a Holocaust Yeh, well oddly the UN hasn't stopped Israel's Holocaust against the Palestinians.

Sen. Gravel Say AIPAC Is Pushing Confrontation With Iran **

Congressmen push Hezbollah resolution A resolution demanding that Hezbollah meet its cease-fire commitments was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Jury struggling in terror-financing trial of Muslim charity

Rice to travel to Russia, Middle East They will meet on October 12 in the wake of stalled negotiations on America's planned missile defense system in central Europe, Russia's foreign affairs ministry had reported earlier.

Terror victims can sue state sponsors The legislation was drafted in response to unsuccessful attempts by the United States to hold the government of Iran accountable for the murder of 241 men in the bombing of a Marine barracks in Beirut in 1983. It must be reconciled with similar legislation enacted by the House of Representatives and signed by the president.

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