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5:25 Update: Jay Carney, WH press secretary, now claims SF Chronicle reporter NOTR being punished for shooting video of last week’s Bradley Manning protest at fundraiser.
3:55 Graham Nash of Crosby, Stills & Nash has written a brand new song about Bradley Manning, titled "Almost Gone," and may play it on current tour with Crosby. He says it fits into classic "protest" mold.
2:45 Federal prosecutors drop misdemeanor traffic charges against Manning friend David House — stemming from one of his visits back in January. FDL’s Jane Hamsher was with him that day. Judge in case same as "Twitter 3" case, oddly.
11:55 Just announced: Army reveals it has found Manning "competent to stand trial," following evaluations at new home Leavenworth. He would be shipped back to D.C. area for hearings and trial. NBC’s brief item here.
9:40 "30 Rock," in humanizing Condi Rice last night, managed to show her playing piano without leaving trace of blood on the keys.
7:40 Glenn Greenwald on Democracy Now! today at 8:30 ET, can catch later online if need be.
7:35 Longtime McClatchy reporter and Gitmo expert Carol Rosenberg discusses this week release.