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Democracy Now! – August 4, 2010

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“I Have No Regret to Anybody in the Military. This Is Clearly a Failure of Our Government”–Iraq War Vet Dan Choi Discharged Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”; Environmental Activist Jerry Cope on “The Crime of the Century: What BP and US Government Don’t Want You to Know”; Antonia Juhasz: BP’s “Missing Oil” Washes Up in St. Mary’s Parish, LA.

Today’s Headlines

    * BP Claims Progress in Sealing Well
    * Worker Kills 8, Self at Conn. Warehouse
    * Senate Opens Debate on Kagan Nomination
    * Groups File Suit over Assassinations List
    * Toll from Pakistan Flooding Tops 1,500
    * 17 Killed in Iraq Attacks
    * New York Clears Ground Zero Mosque Plan
    * US Envoy to Attend Hiroshima Memorial for 1st Time
    * Senate Delays Vote on Ratifying Russia Nuke Treaty
    * Pentagon Denies Embed Request to Reporter Behind McChrystal Story
    * Judge to Rule on California Gay Marriage Ban
    * Activist Marilyn Buck Dies at 62