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PBC News & Comment Monday, February 13

Catholic bishops feed fake furor over contraception, asking government to enforce rules that most Catholics ignore; breaking news from Bahrain via email from Medea Benjamin of Code Pink   Also covered:

–Iran attacks Israeli diplomat in New Delhi, using magnetic bomb delivered by motorcycle, mirroring attacks on Iranian nuke scientists

–Forbes, the self-styled “capitalist tool”, publishes “10 fun facts about drones”

–NY Times lengthy story shows that people who are deeply opposed to the “social safety net” are increasingly relying on it–what’s the matter with Chisago??

–George Monbiot reports recent study shows that many conservatives are stupid!

–Greeks riot over cruel austerity package