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PBC News & Comment: Obama Makes Minor Change to Permit More Cannabis Research

Anticipating full re-scheduling of marijuana under Drug Enforcement Act, this feeble move to end war on some weeds is disappointing….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Makes Minor Change to Permit More Cannabis Research

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PBC News & Comment: Hints About Murder From Trump and Assange

Trump makes alarming innuendo about “second amendment people” as Julian Assange hints DNC staffer Seth Rich may have been murdered….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Hints About Murder From Trump and Assange

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PBC News & Comment: FBI Used Spy Planes Over Baltimore

ACLU gets evidence of FBI aerial surveillance of Baltimore during Freddy Gray protests; did FBI planes also deploy Stingray surveillance?.... Continue reading PBC News & Comment: FBI Used Spy Planes Over Baltimore

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In-Depth Interview: Author Larry Tye Offers Critical, But Loving Portrait of Bobby Kennedy

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Veteran Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye profiles Robert F. Kennedy's complex, contradictory persona in his new book. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Author Larry Tye Offers Critical, But Loving Portrait of Bobby Kennedy

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PBC News & Comment: White House Finally Releases Rulebook for Drone Attacks

As end of term nears, Obama White House finally releases its “playbook” for lethal drone strikes, guidelines for remote control assassination….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: White House Finally Releases Rulebook for Drone Attacks

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PBC News & Comment: Brief Recap of America’s Police State in 2016

Suspects killed by police in Baltimore, Chicago; FBI stings entrap DC transit cop, mentally disabled Arizona boy; Shrimp Boy gets life….. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Brief Recap of America’s Police State in 2016

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PBC News & Comment: Obama Commutes 214 Prison Sentences

Obama deserves credit for commuting over 500 sentences, but his overall clemency rate is much lower than Clinton or Reagan…. Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Commutes 214 Prison Sentences

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PBC News & Comment: Newsbud Leads Protest of NBC News at NY Headquarters

Newsbud launches protest of NBC false reporting at 30 Rock, as questions remain about attempted coup July 15 in Turkey… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Newsbud Leads Protest of NBC News at NY Headquarters

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In-Depth Interview: Author/Commentator Thomas Frank Reviews Dem & GOP Conventions

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Author Tom Frank covered both nominating conventions, and offers colorful commentary on the candidates and the wackiest presidential race we've seen. Continue reading In-Depth Interview: Author/Commentator Thomas Frank Reviews Dem & GOP Conventions

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PBC News & Comment: Obama Calls Trump “Unfit to Serve”

Trump stepped into DNC trap in exchange with Muslim couple, Obama and GOP House member call Trump “unfit to serve”… Continue reading PBC News & Comment: Obama Calls Trump “Unfit to Serve”