John Fogerty rocks us into the news that the US occupation of Iraq is over, we don't gotta take it no more.Also covered:
--Pakistan said US commander apologized as our forces killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in late November, leading to the current diplomatic rift
--Iran demands that Afghanistan block future US drone flights over Iran from Afghan bases
--sabers rattle louder as Iran claims 20% nuclear enrichment
--Congress passes budget, shutdown averted. Payroll tax extension still in flux, House Dems spin that Keystone XL clause is no big deal
--Pfc. Bradley Manning gets first preliminary hearing at Ft. Meade
--My cable bill subsidizes your sports habit--can I bill you for movies?
--Pacific wild salmon stocks may be contaminated with salmon anemia, probably spread from fish farms