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PBC News & Comment Monday, January 30

Outlaw Oakland police confront Occupy over plans to squat in vacant convention center, 400 arrested.  Obama and Holder promise crackdown on bank crimes, we’ll see.  Also covered:

–Obama’s plan to limit college tuition increases

–Panetta, on 60 Minutes laughs off question: how many hot wars is US currently involved in?

–initial talks with Taliban start in Qatar

–Israel refuses to negotiate over illegal settlements

–Supreme Court ruling on GPS trackers may be irrelevant, due to wide use by consumers and private investigators

–Barney Frank’s dark side?

–Brits joked on Twitter about “destroying America”, get deported on arrival in Los Angeles