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PBC News & Comment Monday, May 7

Another wayward airstrike kills 6 Afghan civilians, risking Obama's carefully constructed photo op in Kabul last week;  Gareth Porter calls out the lies and disinformation of the bin Laden killing story.  Hear the full interview with journalist/historian Porter in today's in-depth interview, podcast 463


--France denies Sarkozy a second term, as Hollande promises to end the austerity measures

--Greece holds elections that deny power to top 2 parties, risking the austerity programs imposed there

--kangaroos act out at Gitmo's kangaroo court

--Japan shuts down its last operating nuclear power reactor, as Unit 4 at Fukushima worries many experts

--Heartland Institutes repulsive ads promoting climate change denial depict the Unabomber and Manson as pro-climate science

--VP Biden and Ed. Secretary Duncan separately speak up in favor of marriage equality--trial balloons for Obama to "evolve"?

--tech billionaires battle to a draw in patent fight in San Francisco

--listener "FM" nails Obama with 18 reasons why liberals don't trust him.