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PBC News & Comment Thursday, March 22

Obama "does the Clinton" on Keystone XL pipeline in contradictory photo op/speech; Truthout uses FOIA to pry out fascinating DHS memos about Occupy...kudos to Jason Leopold!Also covered:

--Fracking madness.  Once again Truthout delivers great reporting on the effects of hydro-fracking

--we link this to the new Pennsylvania law that gags doctors who treat patients sickened by fracking and the chemicals used

--oh, and I forgot to mention about how fracking is causing earthquakes in Ohio, where the Richter scale has only been used in the past to measure orgasmic activity

--Pope goes to Mexico to prop up Catholic-right PAN party, launching your humble host into a rant induced by exposure to self-righteous jerks on Catholic Radio