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PBC News & Comment Thursday, April 12

Investigation slams UC Davis campus cops for pepper spraying Occupy protesters in November; Prof. Lisa Hajjar on Omar Suleiman, Egypt’s torturer-turned-presidential candidate.¬† Also:

–Excerpt from Hajjar interview in today’s in-depth interview

–Syria cease-fire unlikely to hold

–Israel asks US, again, for early release of admitted spy Jonathan Pollard

–NY Times finally connects NRA and ALEC to “Stand Your Ground Law” at center of Trayvon Martin killing

–Hillary Rosen takes flak from fellow Dems for her accurate statement that Ann Romney¬† “hasn’t worked a day in her life”

–Natural gas prices drop as California debates timid law about fracking