Edwards Evening News Roundup: Save the Planet Edition

Welcome to your Saturday night Edwards Evening News edition, where we're working to save the planet!  I am delighted about tonight's news, which includes:

  • Dr. Helen Caldicott says vote for JRE!

  • Edwards Opposes Peru Free Trade Agreement

  • Edwards visits 99th Iowa County

  • Media Shocker: the Washington Post Has a Decent Story on Edwards!

All this and more below the fold...

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Condi and Hillary - Separated at birth?

Crossposted from Left Toon Lane, Bilerico Project& My Left Wing

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A World Free from Terror (Edwards is the way we get there)

Yesterday, John Edwards published an op-ed in the Sioux City Journal that concisely stated the basics of his plan for creating a world free from terror. Edwards originally laid out his counterterrorism strategy on September 7th in a speech at Pace University, so what he discusses in the op-ed is not new, but it is a smart strategy for not only combating existing terrorists, but also preventing new terrorists from being recruited by terrorist organizations.

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Nuclear Weapons Mistakenly Flown Over U.S.

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a bomber loaded with nuclear weapons flying over U.S. soil?!?

The Military Times reported yesterday that a B-52H bomber mistakenly carried five nuclear-armed Advanced Cruise Missiles (ACMs) from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana on August 30. (The Associated Press later upped this figure to six.)

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Presidential Candidates Respond to Key Nuclear Weapons and Nonproliferation Questions

The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferations's sister organization, Council for a Livable World, today released responses to seven critical questions on national security issues that were posed to all declared presidential candidates from both parties.

Joseph Biden, Hillary Clinton, Christopher Dodd, John Edwards, Barack Obama, and Bill Richardson responded to the Council's questionnaire. Their responses exhibited noteworthy unity while differing on some important details.

Six of the seven questions were on nuclear weapons or nonproliferation issues. A summary and analysis for those questions is provided below and is available here.

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