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PBC News & Comment, Friday January 6

Obama announces Pentagon budget “cuts” while noting that military spending will continue to rise; Karzai wants control over US prison at Bagram, Afghanistan, could expose it as the new Gitmo.Also covered:

–3,000 reported dead in South Sudan: what is our standard for “humanitarian” intervention?

–Egyptian prosecutors want Mubarak hanged, while the Army wants to defuse protests and maintain control

–US and Israel plan joint missile defense drills

–Californians get “ransom note budget” from Jerry Brown

–Paul Krugman shreds Romney’s claim of jobs created

–Steve Colbert rips into the unconstitutional parts of the National Defense Authorization Act:  so funny, so true.