Richard Scrushy, convicted in Siegelman case, gives exclusive interview, adds new dimensions to sordid political prosecution linked to Karl Rove...In this excerpt from our in-depth interview, Scrushy tells why he thinks Rove targeted him with Siegelman, and declares that they are innocent. Hear the full interview at www.peterbcollins.com--no subscription needed.
We also cover the latest efforts in Alabama to eliminate access to legal abortion, through arbitrary regulations.
--Obama hits San Francisco ATM for $3 million in campaign cash, hints that he will be approving Keystone XL
--Steve Horn reports that Exxon-Mobil is running a no-fly zone over their tar sands pipeline spill in Arkansas
--Horn also reports the dirt on the contractor that wrote the study for the State Deparment that Keystone XL should be OK'd
--NY Times editorial chides Justice Ginsburg for comments about Roe v. Wade, hinting that she thinks marriage equality should take more time
--Israeli airstrikes on Gaza in retaliation for harmless rocket fire from Gaza that was in retaliation for death of Palestinian in Israeli jail
--Google files suit to block FBI National Security Letters and their gag rules
--North Carolina kills bill for official state religion
--NBC makes it official, Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno
--movie citic Roger Ebert dies at 70