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PBC News & Comment Wednesday, March 21

S.F. soap opera continues, as mayor suspends sheriff following sentencing for misdemeanor; Airlines consider relaxing rules on use of electronics    Also covered:

–Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget plan is meaningless, but the massive cuts to Medicate and Social Security are still on Obama’s table

–NY Times editorial on banks–if The Times says the settlement over foreclosures is weak–the reality is worse

–Zionist Peter Beinart calls for new language, and for boycotts of Israel over treatment of Palestinians

–Pakistan demands end to US drone strikes, apology for civilian deaths

–Fox sees no news in Trayvon Martin killing

–Employers demand Facebook login info from prospective employees