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PBC News & Comment, Tuesday January 17

FBI has “blackball” policy on Freedom of Information Act requests; Chris Hedges sues Obama and Panetta over NDAA’s unconstitutional detention provisions.Also covered:

–Costa Concordia runs aground, captain abandons ship: The Guardian compares it to the banking crisis (thanks to Jeff Zaiser in Portland)

–over 1 million signatures to recall Gov. Walker in Wisconsin

–NY Times wrestles with Truthiness: should reporters call out lies by presidential candidates?

–S. Carolina debate’s surprise: Santorum opposes detention policies in NDAA!

–Gingrich doubles down on food stamps and child labor

–Richard Rapaport details the sordid history of elections in South Carolina in Salon